Saturday, 23 September 2017

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iPhone X: Here is everything that has been leaked

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After months of leaks, rumours and anticipation, the iPhone X, earlier known as the iPhone 8 or the iPhone Edition, is about to be unveiled tomorrow at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino at 10 am PDT (10:30PM IST). Apple is set to unveil three new models tomorrow – a ...

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Student invents clothes that grow

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A 24-year-old graduate student has created clothes for infants that “grow” as the child does, sparing parents from having to buy new garments every few weeks. Ryan Yasin invented the material while studying at the Royal College of Art and is now using it to launch a clothing range called Petit ...

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Google releases most searched ‘how to’ questions online

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LONDON: It’s safe to say that most of us have relied on the ever dependable Google to answer some of our questions related to our everyday tasks. The phrase “Google it” has been popularly used around the world. The search engine recently released its most searched “how to” questions during ...

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UK begins hyper-fast broadband trials

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LONDON: British Government has selected six locations to pilot a scheme which will see homes and businesses get broadband speeds of 1Gb per second. The plan to give the UK better connection speeds could allow hospitals to share HD quality graphics of medical scans in seconds, speeding up diagnosis. It ...

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Android Oreo: 9 things you need to know

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Android O, Android Oreo, Android 8 – whatever you want to call it – Google’s latest version of its mobile platform has arrived and we’ve got 10 hot things you need to know about it. From when you’ll get it on your phone and the new key features to the ...

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France, Germany to propose new tax on internet giants

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PARIS: France and Germany plan to issue a new proposal to tax internet giants so that they pay a “fair contribution” in every country where they earn money, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire said Sunday. “We will unveil a new plan along with our German partners at the next ...

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Apple TV with 4K and HDR due for September release date

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LONDON: The Apple keynote in September has leaked again, this time without the iPhone 8 being in the limelight as Apple’s 4K and HDR Apple TV is getting all the attention. According to sources of Bloomberg that are “familiar with the matter” but prefer not to be named, we can ...

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Elon Musk among tech founders to call for UN to ban ‘killer robots’

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Killer robots, once just characters in dystopian science fiction novels and films, could soon become the next form of revolutionary warfare after nuclear bombs, according to industry experts. In an open letter to the United Nations (UN) Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW), 116 signatories — including Tesla’s Elon Musk ...

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Tech giants Intel plans to launch 100 self-driving cars

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SAN FRANCISCO: Silicon Valley giant Intel on Wednesday announced plans for a fleet of self-driving cars following its completion of the purchase of Israeli autonomous technology firm Mobileye. A day after closing the $15 billion deal to buy Mobileye, which specializes in driver-assistance systems, Intel said it will begin rolling ...

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Google CEO cancels diversity town hall after staff questions leak

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LONDON: Google CEO Sundar Pichai has cancelled an internal town hall meant to address gender discrimination on Thursday after employee questions for management began to leak online from the company’s internal messaging service. Pichai said in an email to staff that several Google employees became fearful for their safety and ...

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