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BlackBerry sues Facebook and WhatsApp

BlackBerry sues Facebook and WhatsApp Facebook said it would fight the suit and its deputy general counsel, Paul Grewal , said that the filing "sadly reflects the current state of its messaging business". Facebook and its wholly owned services Instagram and WhatsApp are named as defendants in the lawsuit. The lawsuit goes on to state that its patents cover "Combining Mobile Gaming and Mobile Messaging" along with "Battery E... [Full Article...]

Childlike laughter reported coming from Amazon speakers

Childlike laughter reported coming from Amazon speakers You can ask Alexa to play rock music, hip hop, alternative and more thanks to Alexa's ability to recognize 18 different moods and 74 different genres. "The laugh wasn't in the Alexa voice". Was he afraid? "There's a good chance I get murdered tonight", he added. "It sounded like a real person". "I thought a kid was laughing behind me", the person said in the tweet . [Full Article...]

Huawei Mate SE launched in United States as an upgraded Honor 7X

Huawei Mate SE launched in United States as an upgraded Honor 7X Do not the Indian pricing is just Euro to Rupee conversion and the actual price of the smartphone will vary. The P20 series will be officially launched in Paris on March 27. The P20 Lite hasn't been officially mentioned by the company yet. The invite reads "see mooore with AI" with emphasis on the triple "O" that could indicate the presence of a triple camera setup on the rear of the devic... [Full Article...]

19-yrs-old gunman, shoots, kills 2 at Central Michigan University

19-yrs-old gunman, shoots, kills 2 at Central Michigan University Police are working to get a photo of the suspect, believed to be 19 years old and whom they believe was released from a hospital just before 8 a.m. today, but officials said he was not at McLaren-Central Michigan . The couple, who met while attending CMU, say incidents in their Mount Pleasant neighborhood are seldom more serious than a wandering intoxicated student. [Full Article...]

Nintendo Switch Playtime Records Deletes after a Year

Nintendo Switch Playtime Records Deletes after a Year July 2017 - Splatoon 2 inked its way onto the system with new modes, characters, weapons and ways to splat their friends in local and online multiplayer modes. The Nintendo Switch celebrated its first birthday over the weekend and with it came a odd glitch that early adopters first noticed. In the previous year, we have also seen companies like Ubisoft and Bethesda invest in the Switch more tha... [Full Article...]

'Supercolony' of 1.5 million penguins found on Antarctic islands

'Supercolony' of 1.5 million penguins found on Antarctic islands It should stay that way. Polito is hopeful that the discovery of this hidden penguin super-colony will help policy makers have a better understanding of how the Waddell Sea is important, and that they will take it into consideration as a protected marine sanctuary. [Full Article...]

'Diablo III' Nintendo Switch Rumors: Blizzard Tweet Was a Joke

'Diablo III' Nintendo Switch Rumors: Blizzard Tweet Was a Joke On one hand, Blizzard giving assurance that it's not clever enough to tease a Switch announcement in such a manner suggests that this was in fact just a fun engagement piece, and not a cryptic announcement. "We have nothing to announce". Blizzard hasn't released a game on a Nintendo console since the year 2000, when StarCraft was ported to the N64. [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus takes best camera crown from Google Pixel 2

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus takes best camera crown from Google Pixel 2 DXOmark has developed tests to accurately measure the power of a smartphone camera, which is considered an industry standard. Looking at the spec sheet, one should notice that the Galaxy S9 Plus is significantly more powerful than the Galaxy S9 as the S9 Plus features a dual-camera system and more RAM. [Full Article...]

Google opens its Slack competitor, Hangouts Chat, to everyone

Google opens its Slack competitor, Hangouts Chat, to everyone Following its IPO filing last week , Dropbox today announced a new partnership with Google Cloud to integrate G Suite with the former's platform. The app also supports chatbots and comes with 25 of them in-built such as the Google Drive bot. "RingCentral for Hangouts Chat removes the hassle of toggling between different applications to start a video meeting or call, ultimately saving ... [Full Article...]

Amazon's Alexa Isn't Working For Most of the Country

Amazon's Alexa Isn't Working For Most of the Country For example, if a user from the U.S.is only capable of speaking English but he is at an event in Japan, Alexa will be able to help that user hold a conversation in Japanese. Like with the Pixel Buds, Bragi's own device wasn't met with much success, as pointed out by The Verge . "To truly realize that vision, you'll want a number of things: you'll want to have it everywhere, be able to talk to i... [Full Article...]

Apple Reportedly to Release Gargantuan iPhone X This Fall

Apple Reportedly to Release Gargantuan iPhone X This Fall Bloomberg reports that it's the largest iPhone ever which Apple is now working on to give a stiff competition to the likes of what Samsung loyalists have seen with the Galaxy Note 8. A dual-SIM capability would provide a compromise. People familiar with the matter said the company is now engaged in production tests with iPhone suppliers, and the new models will reach the market this fall. [Full Article...]

Exploding airbag crisis in Australia: 2.3 million vehicles recalled

Exploding airbag crisis in Australia: 2.3 million vehicles recalled More than 2.3 million vehicles fitted with defective Takata airbags are involved in the mass recall, including cars made by Ford , GM Holden , Mercedes Benz , Tesla , Jaguar , Land Rover , Volkswagen , Audi and Skoda . But the government said those steps haven't been enough to deal with the danger, leaving around 2.3 million vehicles with the defective airbags still on the country's ... [Full Article...]

HMD Global launches 5 new Nokia's at MWC 2018

HMD Global launches 5 new Nokia's at MWC 2018 This phone features 6 GB of RAM , 128 GB of storage , and a 5.5-inch Quad HD pOLED display that looks absolutely stunning. While the 8110 looks much like the model Nokia released in 1996, the innards of the new version will feature 4G cellular tech and have the ability to use Google's Assistant app, social media apps and email, according to the company. [Full Article...]

Ex-NFL player in custody after gun photo threatens former teammates, school

Ex-NFL player in custody after gun photo threatens former teammates, school Kway said the department was unable to publicly confirm that Martin's Instagram stories post was what caused the shutdown. Martin was in southern California when he was detained pending further investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department's Major Crimes Division. [Full Article...]

Android Go Hits Yet Another Smartphone with the Nokia 1

Android Go Hits Yet Another Smartphone with the Nokia 1 The company showcased the new Nokia 8110 4G, a revamped version of the curved 1998 slider phone with a 4G internet connectivity, which will go on sale in May priced at €79. But the good news is that it steps-up to be a more powerful mid-range phone with that upgraded Snapdragon 630 heart. Nokia's new groove is pure Android hardware, with only a minor adjustment to the camera app. [Full Article...]

Zenit St Petersburg 3-0 Celtic: We lacked bravery & belief - Brendan Rodgers

Zenit St Petersburg 3-0 Celtic: We lacked bravery & belief - Brendan Rodgers The former Start defender said: "Of course we travelled with the aim of going through and we felt during this game we could have scored a goal and that's what we needed". "Second half, we started okay, but again we conceded possession too cheaply for the third goal". "If we played with a little bit more courage and belief tonight, we could maybe have got a result". [Full Article...]

David Hogg Denies Conspiracy Theories That He's A "Crisis Actor"

Marco Rubio, Students and a teacher all rush to defend David Hogg as a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Student. Searching Hogg's name on YouTube also pulled up a large quantity of other conspiracy videos perpetuating the idea that he was a paid actor who was hired to help dismantle U.S. [Full Article...]

Apple iPhone SE 2 Set to Debut at WWDC 2018

Apple iPhone SE 2 Set to Debut at WWDC 2018 For instance, it is likely that the new iPhone SE 2 will rock a 4.2-inch display, a marked upgrade from the 4-inch display that we saw and liked on the original iPhone SE . In fact, iPhone SE is the only Apple smartphone whose prices didn't go up after after the government increased import duty on mobile phones to 20% from 15% in the Union Budget earlier this month. [Full Article...]

Spotify's music hardware could be right around the corner

Spotify's music hardware could be right around the corner A job posting on the company's website indicates just that, although it provides few details about what kind of hardware is being created. According to one job description, Spotify is on track to create "its first physical products and setting up an operational organization for manufacturing, supply chain, sales & marketing". [Full Article...]

Gigaba raises Value-Added Tax to 15%

Gigaba raises Value-Added Tax to 15% The Public Servants Association, which represents hundreds of thousands of public-sector employees said it was concerned about the detrimental, ripple effect on especially middle- and low-income earners of the Value-Added Tax increase and a 52-cents increase on the fuel levy. [Full Article...]


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