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Android 7.0 Nougat release dates and features

If you want to cycle through three or more apps, you just keep tapping the button after the initial double-tap. And that is, you just double-press the Overview (square) button. There have also been some changes to restrict your phone's performance, which can be handy too. Elsewhere a new "data saver" mode makes sure no apps in the background can use any of your mobile data, only apps you're ac... [Full Article...]

Samsung Looking To Sell Refurbished Premium Smartphones

Samsung Looking To Sell Refurbished Premium Smartphones Well, under the project there will be phones returned by clients who agreed to the one-year update system will be offered at lower costs. The degree of refurbishment and the discount at which these smartphones will be available hasn't yet been revealed by the electronics company or the source. [Full Article...]

Divyank Turakhia sells Media.net for $900 million

Divyank Turakhia sells Media.net for $900 million Founded by Divyank Turakhia, Media.net, is a global advertising technology company that develops innovative products for both publishers and advertisers. Media.net's U.S. headquarters is based in NY and Global headquarters in Dubai. But because the acquisition is taking place in stages through an intermediary group of financiers, we'll have to wait and see What this could mean for Bing and Yahoo's... [Full Article...]

Forecasters keeping eye on 3 systems in Atlantic

Forecasters keeping eye on 3 systems in Atlantic It was moving west-northwest at 17 mph, and tropical-storm-force winds stretched 45 miles from its center. As of Monday, that storm was packing maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour. Dennis Feltgen, a meteorologist and spokesman for the National Hurricane Center , said it is too early to diagnose 99-L, but notes in a Monday article he wrote for NOAA that this is the most active and risky t... [Full Article...]

Barca in preliminary agreement with Man City to sell Bravo

Barca in preliminary agreement with Man City to sell Bravo Bravo was Barca's keeper in Saturday's 6-2 destruction of Real Betis. "Barca manager Luis Enrique could be tempted into making a swoop for Joe Hart and he may use City's interest in Bravo to come to an agreement on the England global". Spanish football giants FC Barcelona is offering between 10 and 12 million euros ($11.31 to $13.58 million) to seek the transfer of Dutch goalkeeper Jasper C... [Full Article...]

Cong red-faced as Bengal unit tweets Rajiv's infamous 1984 riots remark

Cong red-faced as Bengal unit tweets Rajiv's infamous 1984 riots remark In an attempt to pacify the situation, Rajiv Gandhi made the infamous statement that many saw as nearly "justifying" the attacks. In an embarrassing blunder, the Congress West Bengal Unit posted on Twitter one of the most controversial statements by former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi while remembering him on his 72 birth anniversary. [Full Article...]

NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) Check on Ratings

NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) Check on Ratings The company has a market cap of $9.12 billion. The business had revenue of $1.29 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.26 billion. The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $28.18. Other hedge funds and institutional investors have added to or reduced their stakes in the company. [Full Article...]

Gap offers muted outlook for annual earnings, lower profit

Gap offers muted outlook for annual earnings, lower profit CEO Art Peck said, "While I remain unsatisfied with the pace of improvement across the business, I am encouraged by the underlying signs of progress in Q2, as demonstrated by healthier merchandise margins". During the quarter, the retailer closed 22 stores around the world, bringing the total number of stores to 3,273. He left in 2015 to become CEO of Ralph Lauren Corp. [Full Article...]

Celebrity Big Brother's Stephen Bear dumped by girlfriend when she enters house

Celebrity Big Brother's Stephen Bear dumped by girlfriend when she enters house She's such a moany old bird, do you know what I mean? Bear was confronted by Lillie during a task tonight and, while balancing three doughnuts on his head, she walked through the door in a effort to distract him. In scenes that will air on tonight's episode, Lewis can be seen chatting about Sam, saying: "I'm so tired of Sam now". "It took 26 years to find someone who loves me". [Full Article...]

Oil steady near six-week highs on talk of supply freeze

According to the prices it was 40.73 on 28 th July 2016. In the first 5 months of 2016, US crude oil exports averaged 501,000 barrels per day, 9.4 percent (43,000 barrels per day) more than in 2015. Oil held gains after the longest advance in more than a year as USA crude and gasoline stockpiles declined, paring supplies at their highest seasonal level in two decades. [Full Article...]

Sausage Strife in Germany: Pedestrian Hits BMW With Bologna

Sausage Strife in Germany: Pedestrian Hits BMW With Bologna But a fellow motorist carelessly parked his auto, a BMW, in front of the pair. Finally, the 49-year-old reached for the only weapon he had to hand, a 30 cm sausage, and hurled it at his opponent's vehicle with such force that he left a divot in the metalwork. [Full Article...]

Scientists Engineer An Opioid That May Reduce Pain With Less Risk

Scientists Engineer An Opioid That May Reduce Pain With Less Risk The mice also didn't seem to have a preference between the chemical and salt water. They report their findings in Nature on Wednesday. Deaths from opioid drug overdoses have been on the rise in the USA for decades. Only then did the team actually test these candidate drugs in the real world. Work to date has been done by a team of researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, S... [Full Article...]

NASA passes major milestone, now says it needs help redirecting an asteroid

NASA passes major milestone, now says it needs help redirecting an asteroid It's hoped that ARM will be able to recover core samples of such an asteroid that will not only reveal more about the origin of the Solar System, but also the commercial viability of asteroid mining. It is the novice stages for which the NASA has shown the green signal, which will now be moved into designing and developing the robotic segment of the mission. [Full Article...]

Coral reefs need fish urine to thrive

Coral reefs need fish urine to thrive A previous study has demonstrated that growth of coral reefs with healthy fish populations is faster in comparison to the ones having smaller fish population. Coral reefs are a very delicate ecosystem - while they are highly productive for the biodiversity that they support, they don't have a lot of nutrients to spare, so there must be an efficient transfer of these nutrients for the coral to gr... [Full Article...]

NEET results declared, CBSE says more girls qualified than boys

Finally the wait for lakhs of candidates who are aspiring to join MBBS and BDS colleges will be able to do so now. The result was expected to release on 17 August but the Board has just released the result, a day prior to the expected date. [Full Article...]

Ford to invest $75M in autonomous vehicle sensor company

Ford to invest $75M in autonomous vehicle sensor company To make its autonomous vehicle happen, Ford also announced that it is investing in or outright buying four companies. "That's been the spirit of Ford". "It's an enhancement of the architecture we've set up", he said . "There are some things we're going to do on our own, [for] other things we'll partner with others". [Full Article...]

Hacker group wants ransom for NSA files

Hacker group wants ransom for NSA files In addition to selling the hacking tools to whoever would end up as the highest bidder, the Shadow Brokers said that if it will be paid 1 million bitcoins, which now carries a value of about $568 million, the cyberweapons will be publicly released . [Full Article...]

China Launches Worlds First Quantum Communications Satellite

China Launches Worlds First Quantum Communications Satellite One of the tasks during the satellite's mission will be to try and send coded communications back to earth that can not be read by outsiders, the state-run news agency Xinhua reported . Mr Ling said: 'It's very hard to point the satellite accurately. The satellite provides detailed reports and analytics into the quantum entanglement. [Full Article...]

Pressure-Sensitive Home Button on iPhone 7 Is Rumored

Pressure-Sensitive Home Button on iPhone 7 Is Rumored The latest iPhone models will run on iOS 10, the newest version of Apple's operating system that will be launched this fall. The 4.7-inch model will retain its single-camera configuration. The same technology has been used in trackpads on the latest MacBooks. Making changes to the display resolution is a pretty huge leap and the first we are hearing about it, so naturally it's best to take it ... [Full Article...]

How to Catch the Breathtaking Perseids Meteor Shower

This composite of Perseid meteors was shot from Huntsville, Alabama, during the shower's 2011 peak. The spectacle is really fragments from the much closer-to-home Swift-Tuttle comet, which orbits our sun every 133 years and leaves behind a trail of particles as it goes. [Full Article...]


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