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Google Unveils Android O Developer Preview, With Improved Battery Life

Android O is still at its earliest stages, and some things can still change drastically, for better or for worse. Google calculates that only 0.05 percent of all Android devices that got apps only from Google Play had a potentially harmful app installed at the end of 2016.

Google Stock Fell Again Friday As YouTube Ad Boycott Continues

Here's where it could get interesting. However, many advertisers want to see more details on the new measures initiated by the company. In a statement , the company said: "We don't comment on individual customers, but as announced , we've begun an extensive review of our advertising policies and have made a public commitment to put in place changes that give brands more control over where their ads appear".

'Grand Theft Auto Online' (ALL) Expands Race Creator Tools

However, other reports claim that vehicles like the new weaponized cars are planned to be added. The latest update for " GTA Online ", the multiplayer portion of " GTA 5 ", is now live. "Plus insane new modes like Resurrection and Top Down, as well as a collection of oft-requested classic GTA rides - including one particularly morbid muscle vehicle".

'Mass Effect: Andromeda' Game Ready drivers deliver performance boosts, HDR support

According to Nvidia, Andromeda's Game Ready drivers and the included GeForce Experience application also enable expanded support for 4K HDR resolutions. This can not be helped as those that got an early access on the game confirmed that Mass Effect Andromeda is a failure in graphics. EA have been vocal supporters of equality for many years and include LGBTI representation in games like The Sims, previous Mass Effect games and Dragon Age.

Veteran Villanova prepares for Wisconsin Badgers' fight

Still, the missed dunks could not take away from the performance turned in by the man Villanova coach Jay Wright dubbed as the, "Michael Jordan of Delaware" earlier in the season. Dwayne Bacon scored 25 points with his 9 rebounds to lead them. "Tell him to shoot", fellow senior Josh Hart said of his advice to Jenkins. Koenig then committed what could have been a killer turnover with 36.4 seconds left when his pass out of a trap to Hayes was stolen by DiVincenzo, who was fouled by Hayes.

Donald Trump: Germany owes 'vast sums of money' to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

In his opening remarks at a joint White House press conference, Trump reiterated his support for the treaty-a key German priority. Germany is supposed to spend 2 percent of its GDP on its own defense and is now spending 1.2 percent, down from 2.5 percent before the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Cabinet Office and major brands pull ads from YouTube

Meanwhile, the government has issued an order to suspend all ads on the website unless Google ensures that the related content has been removed. The company has also been summoned to the Cabinet Office. Rape apologists, anti-Semites and hate preachers were receiving payouts from publicly subsidised adverts on the Google-run video platform YouTube, according to the newspaper.

Google open-sources JPEG encoder that reduces file sizes by 35%

To accomplish this, Guetzli trades visual quality for a smaller file size at the quantization stage of image compression. Google has named the new encoder Guetzli , the Swiss German term for cookie . "We think this makes the slower compression a worthy tradeoff". Guetzli's files are smaller, yes, but it takes the encoder a bit longer than other compression methods to shrink images.

Honda unveils new compact SUV

The new Honda WR-V SUV consists of platform having majority of specification and ideas of Honda Jazz. Priced from Rs 7.75 lakh, ex-Delhi, the Honda WR-V shares its underpinnings with the Jazz. "India is the first country to manufacture and launch the Honda WR-V in the world which is testimony to Honda Motor Company's commitment to the Indian market".

See How Overwatch's Orisa Came to Be and When She's Going Live

New Overwatch hero Orisa didn't start life as a quadrupedal robot. In a couple of skins for the soon-to-be-released tank character Orisa , it looks like Genji has been absorbed into her belly, fighting to escape through the cracks in her chrome-plated armor.

Hailing 'Israeli genius,' PM congratulates Mobileye on Intel deal

Professor Amnon Shashua, who is one of Mobileye's co-founders and now serves as Chairman and CTO of the company, will lead this new division within Intel . " Intel provides critical foundational technologies for autonomous driving including plotting the car's path and making real-time driving decisions".

Sonos Launches Sonos Playbase - Speakersfor TVs that aren't Mounted

Enter the Sonos Playbase , a TV stand with a built-in center-channel speaker that works on its own or with a subwoofer and rear speakers. Many sound bases were too tall to fit under the screens of TVs with two feet, they said. The woofer's exhaust also blows over the Playbase's internal electronics to keep it cool. Unveiled on Tuesday, the Playbase will start shipping in early April with a steep $699 price tag that's nevertheless in line with Sonos's other wireless home audio products, like ...

Gusting winds as cold front moves in; snow expected Friday

The snow will start around midnight and may mix with rain about an hour after it starts according to NWS. Sunday's high temperature is now forecast to be 49 degrees, so there's little chance any snow that falls might stick around. Sunday night: A chance of rain before 2am, then a chance of rain and snow between 2am and 5am, then a chance of snow after 5am. The weather service is forecasting a high temperature of 37 Friday dipping to 18 overnight, with highs near 30 Saturday and 33 ...

At least 5 injured in 'rampage' axe attack in Germany

She was unable to say how serious any of the injuries were. Local media say at least four men stormed the central train station in Dusseldorf and went on a rampage while armed with the weapons. A passenger on a Dusseldorf bound train, Bruno Macedo, tweeted: "Breaking: Man with axe chased by police in Dusseldorf. Station closed. I am in the train things look bad #police #terror".

Google makes pitch for its cloud, puts focus on Machine Learning

SAP has moved in recent years to encourage the multinational base of corporate customers using its financial planning and other business applications to switch from traditional packaged software running on clients' own computers to cloud delivery.

57.03% turnout in Ph-VI of UP Assembly polls

Moreover, the Hindu voters cast their votes for the BJP and PM Modi during Assam polls. Though no major political clashes were reported, the kin of a few BSP candidates were booked for abducting SP and BJP polling agents. Of the total candidates in this phase, 126 have criminal cases against them whereas 160 are millionaires. Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav too is leaving no stone unturned and is preparing for a mega roadshow with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Varanasi.

China says 2017 military budget to expand around 7%

The exact figure was to be provided by Premier Li Keqiang during his address at the beginning of the congress' opening session Sunday morning. Concerning disputes between China and neighboring countries, Fu said China advocates dialogue and peaceful solutions in addressing those issues.

Google Assistant hits Android 6.0, 7.0 devices

As promised, Google's Android team released on Friday (March 3) the much-anticipated Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based digital butler Google Assistant to all eligible smartphones. It's highly unlikely that Apple would ship a future iPhone model with Google Assistant integrated into the mobile operating system the way Siri is, and instead it would have to be brought over through an iOS app .

LG G6 Release Date and Price Details Confirm $800 Price Tag

It's unclear whether HMD will make changes to the Nokia 3310 to make it compatible with USA carriers or whether it will just sell the phone as a nostalgia piece to decorate your office with. Not to mention, Huawei's two new phones, the P10 and P10 Plus too garbed our attention. As smartphones start to mature, what can vendors possibly do to differentiate their phones from their rivals' devices? But there is a special version of the Nokia 6, which has everything else the regular has but ...

Mobile to begin offering LTE-U support later this year

It adds that LTE-U constantly seeks the least utilised channels to maximise efficiency and performance for everyone. Short for LTE-Unlicensed, LTE-U is a variant of the 4G LTE that millions of Americans rely on every day. "The grants issued today are for the ability for the devices to operate under Part 15 rules in the 5 GHz band". "This [announcement] heralds a technical breakthrough in the many shared uses of this spectrum".

AMD Ryzen 8-Core CPU Launches March 2nd For $329

Still, it's hard to fault people for their excitement given recent history and the performance claims made by AMD. The Ryzen 7 1700 opens the range with a clock speed of 3GHz that boosts to 3.7GHz while the Ryzen 7 1700X has a base clock speed of 3.4GHz, boosting to 3.8GHz.

Here's your first look at gameplay and the new Warden class

From what we know already, Wardens will utilize the powers of earth magic as their main form of attack as well as have the ability to summon a bear companion to aid them in battle. As we informed you at the beginning of the month, a new expansion debuts today in The Elder Scrolls Online , its name is Homestead and it enables the purchase and management of properties for all users of the game.

IOS 10.3 beta 3 now available for iPhone and iPad

Notifications are also pretty easy to deal with as they can be instantly removed with a single tap on the screen. - Conversation View in the Mail app features navigation improvements. However, it is new to the Apple Watch. - HomeKit supports programmable light switches. Of course you will have to have the Airpods paired up to your iOS device and they need to be closeby so that they show up on the map.

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Finally Gets a Trailer

Thankfully, things are much better while playing on Lite mode. The job has been confirmed by Square Enix to join the Red Mage in the field of DPS, meaning that the Katana-wielding class will use STR gear. Square Enix is still planning to release more updates. Gematsu reported that aside from the various bug fixes that are part of the new patch, two new tracks from " NieR: Automata " are also introduced to the in-game radio.

US Appeals Court Puts Proceedings Over Trump's Immigration Ban on Hold

The Justice Department told the Ninth Circuit on Thursday that it is no longer interested in pursuing the court case over President Donald Trump's travel ban because the president has plans to rewrite it. The office of AG Bob Ferguson then tweeted: 'Pleased to see Judge Robart reject Trump Administration's request to delay. Even people who believe that the executive order was constitutional criticized the government's rollout of it.

What? Moto G5, Moto G5 Plus specs leaked ahead of launch

While the specs only list 2GB of RAM , it's extremely likely that there will be another version sporting 4GB of RAM as well based on the current models: the Moto G4 Plus now has two variants with 2GB and 4GB of RAM in the US. It comes with 64GB of onboard storage that can be expanded upto another 128GB. Among other things that the renders reveal are capsule-shaped home button on the front which is going to double up as a fingerprint sensor.

Here's Why Verizon Is Bringing Back The Unlimited Plan

T-Mobile and its CEO John Legere ‏are pushing again on price. The plan features HD streaming video, LTE mobile hotspots, and unlimited calling and texting to Canada and Mexico. Since then, unlimited plans have made a comeback. And, after the included 10GB of high-speed data, customers still get unlimited 3G data through the end of the month.

Toyota Sequoia and Tundra TRD Sport, RAV4 Adventure Join Lineup for 2018

The packages add some model-specific styling elements, as well as Bilstein shocks and TRD front and rear anti-sway bars to improve handling. Inside, you'll find a leather-wrapped shift knob, a 120-volt, 100-watt power outlet in the cargo space, Adventure door-sill protectors and Adventure floor and cargo mats.

Google Play May Soon Remove Millions of Apps Without Privacy Policies

Apps should also disclose what private information is collected and how and with whom that data is shared, according to the company's user data policy . Most entry-level smartphones have 8GB of storage and YouTube offline used to gobble up this precious resource preventing you from downloading app or system updates.

FCC's Pai Rescinds Lifeline Eligibilities

The internet policy and advocacy group Public Knowledge (which is partly funded by broadband providers) yesterday said in a statement that the decision "will likely result in needy families losing access to the critical connectivity they use to communicate with loved ones , look for employment [and] complete homework assignments".

Outpost bill heading for final vote in the Knesset

Netanyahu himself did not attend the vote because he was on a plane back from London when it was held. At the start of their meeting, May told Netanyahu that the British government is committed to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Altria recalls smokeless tobacco products

Fortunately, none of the eight consumers who complained were injured by the metal fragments. The smokeless tobacco recall does not include Copenhagen Snuff Custom, Copenhagen Fine Cut, Copenhagen Long Cut, Copenhagen Long Cut Wintergreen, Skoal Long Cut Custom Straight, and Skoal Snus Original.

New LG G6 photo leaked, looks more than ready for commercial launch

The new leaked image also shows the G6 branding at the back of the handset. Ahead of the official launch of the LG G6 later this month another photo has leaked of the handset. We can safely assume the LG G6 will ship with Android 7.0 Nougat operating system right out of the box. Since previously leaked pictures show only certain parts of the phone, this is the first time we have the opportunity to take a look at what's to come.

This new render is basically an official Galaxy S8 press photo

But of course, it will be interesting if Samsung decides to offer the wireless earpiece together with the Galaxy S8 as a whole package. The news comes after a filing for the product appeared at USA telecoms regulator the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Airbnb Will Provide Free Housing For Those Affected by Trump's Muslim Ban

The online housing company offers a immigration support platform for refugees to sign up and receive assistance as well as an opportunity for good Samaritans who are willing to offer a helping hand to those in distress. A federal court order granted a stay of the executive order for people who had already started travelling before it was signed. In an internal memo, Apple CEO Tim Cook is reported to have said: "I've heard from many of you who are deeply concerned about the executive ...

Mike Krzyzewski Reportedly Banned Players from Locker Room Due to Struggles

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has temporarily banned his team from the locker room after losing three of its last four games, according to a report from ESPN . Mike Krzyzewski isn't a happy man, and made a decision to take out some of his frustrations on Duke players. The Blue Devils are 15-5 and a lackluster 3-4 in the ACC.

Facebook Live captures OH mother allegedly taping son to wall

Rudolph can be heard in the video telling her son he has "the best mommy in the whole wide world". "Don't make me put more tape up there", she said. Now stay still. Rudolph is facing a felony abduction charge because the child's liberty was restrained, Wright said. OH police have since said that they arrested the young mother on an abduction charge.

Fire Emblem games coming to Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and mobile

It's a good time to be a Fire Emblem fan. Nintendo says that despite the simple controls, Fire Emblem fans will find the battle intensity they've come to expect from the series. In Fire Emblem Heroes , it appears in-game currency is spent on semi-randomized generation of heroes whose value meaningfully affects the player's ability to play.

High-tech Japanese toilets to be more foreigner friendly

Japan's most state-of-the-art toilets offer everything from seat warming and bidet functions to motion sensors, variable jet strengths and powerful deodorisers. The movement was driven by concern in Japan that foreign tourists were confused by the bewildering array of symbols used to depict what the terrifying electrobogs do to one's nether regions.

Eli Lilly buys Massachusetts-based pharmaceuticals company for $960 million

The volume of 3.36 Million shares climbed down over an trading activity of 6.24 Million shares. Argent Trust Co boosted its stake in shares of Eli Lilly and Company by 0.3% in the second quarter. Eli Lilly and Company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 10th.

Eight Dudes Are As Rich As Half Of The World

The two richest Canadians have the same amount of wealth as the poorest 30 per cent of the country combined, according to a new report from a group of global aid organizations. Rich countries, including the United Kingdom, lose countless billions more. It also noted that once accumulated wealth develops a "momentum of its own", allowing its owner to seek the best investment advice, dodge taxes and otherwise achieve a rate of accumulation far higher than ordinary savers can obtain.

Our first look at Samsung's next-gen Galaxy S8 handset

Samsung has extended its budget J series in India with the launch of a new handset - Galaxy J2 Ace. In India, the phone is expected to cost a little higher than the company's Galaxy A9 Pro that retails for Rs 32,490. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will allegedly not debut at MW and will instead be launched sometime in mid-April. In addition, the phone will nearly certainly be powered by Qualcomm's finest yet, a Snapdragon 835 SoC, 6 GB of RAM , top-notch optics and a lot more.

Andromeda Will Not Be Getting a Season Pass

According to the screenshot, seen below, pre-load for windows will begin on 17th March, 2017 at 1 PM Eastern Daylight Time, just around four days before the game's actual release date. The game has sold over 2 million copies in its first week of release . Along with the release date a short gameplay video was released during Nvidia's CES.

How did we end up with smartphones packing 8GB RAM?

Jonney Shih, ASUS Chairman, has unveiled two new ASUS smartphones at the Zennovation Las Vegas CES 2017 event, the ASUS ZenFone AR and the ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom smartphones. According to the release it has a 12MP, f/1.7-aperture, 25mm wide-angle main lens, along with a dedicated 12MP, 56mm camera for instant 2.3X optical zoom.

Andromeda finally confirms March launch date

Mass Effect: Andromeda will also feature the traditional gameplay aspects, such as the choice-based story and dialogue tree, while new additions like a destructive environment, enhanced Biotics and weapons will impact the gameplay and combat system.

CES 2017: Sony introduces Bravia OLED 4K HDR TVs

The XBR-A1E Bravia will run on Android TV and be powered by a chip called the 4K HDR Processor X1. Using a new Nano Cell display technology that helps absorb surplus wavelengths of light, the sets will provide better luminance and deeper backs.

African migrants attempt to storm through Moroccan border fence

More than 173,000 migrants had entered Europe via Greece by December 29th, and almost 7,000 had made the short crossing from Morocco to Spain. When officials asked the 22-year-old to open her suitcase they found the man curled up in the poorly-ventilated space.

Forget #MAGA, Foxconn might build iPhones using only robots

Apple's Taiwan-based OEM partner Wistron, is building an assembling plant at Peenya - Bengaluru's industrial hub. Much of Apple's products are manufactured in China by Foxconn. Apple's products are now manufactured in six countries, including China, Korea, Japan and the US. After pretending to be excited to buy an iPhone 7, the Apple fandom might need to take a seat for this news.

Samsung Introduces the POWERbot VR7000 Robot Vacuum at CES 2017

With that in mind we have the latest model of Powerbot vacuum cleaners, the Powerbot VR7000 , which Samsung announced this week ahead of CES 2017. The new design is aimed squarely at consumers who demand better automated cleaning. Later, it can guide itself to dirty areas on any surface. It can also work around small items less than 0.4 of an inch in diameter, and clean within a half inch of walls.

"A dual-cam 5" iPhone would be the flawless 2017 tweener

Last month, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo also said that Apple would launch three iPhones in 2017: a 4.7-inch LCD iPhone 8, a 5.5-inch LCD iPhone 8 Plus model, and an OLED iPhone. Putting that kind of capability in every single new iPhone would be a serious move by Apple to make the iPhone's camera better than ever. However, Macotakara's report claims it will simply be dubbed the " iPhone 7s ".