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Microsoft to sell Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Microsoft edition


Two versions of the Galaxy S8 , code-named Dream internally, were launched at a media event in NY on March 29, with 6.2-inch (15.75 cm) and 5.8-inch curved screens - the largest to date for Samsung's premium smartphones. Maybe in future we will see more customized devices. Samsung Galaxy S8 has been hovering over the news world for a couple of months now. In the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S7, for instance, Samsung bundled Microsoft's Skype, OneDrive, and OneNote. Read More »

NASA showing 1st live 360-degree view of rocket launch


The livestream will begin 10 minutes prior to the spacecraft's departure, which is now scheduled to take place within a 30-minute window between 11:11 11:41 a.m. Orbital ATK will set a spacecraft full of trash ablaze after it drops off vital food and supplies to astronauts living at the International Space Station. Read More »

Blizzard Changes Controversial Overwatch Competitive Tie Break Rule


KitGuru Says: It's always good to see Blizzard swiftly reacting to community feedback with its games. Principal designer Scott Mercer lays out the reasoning for both changes in detail on the Overwatch forums . Team B then attacks, but they can only gain 20 percent. Team A attacks the first objective on Hanamura, but only gains 10% progress after a really rough offensive round. Read More »

Samsung launches Galaxy C7 Pro smartphone for Rs 27990


The company on Thursday announced that its Q1 2017 operating profits were around $8.7 billion and total sales stood at $44.1 billion which is nearly 50 percent increase when compared to Q1 2016. In this March 24, 2017 photo, a man walks past near a logo of Samsung Electronics in Seoul, South Korea . It is also being touted as the best operating profit figure for the quarter ended March in over three years. Read More »

Fin de campagne tendue après l'attaque à Paris — Présidentielle


Il avait alors tiré sur les occupants de la voiture, toujours selon cette source proche de l'enquête . Le procureur Molins a souligné que Karim Cheurfi "n'était pas fiché S " (considéré comme une menace pour la surêté de l'Etat) et "n'avait pas présenté tout au long de sa période d'incarcération, donc pendant une période de quasiment 14 ans, (.) de signes de radicalisation ou de signes de prosélytisme". Read More »

BSNL launches new plans

The new tariff offer by the BSNL is seen as a move to counter attractive internet and voice calling plans being offered by other telecom players like Vodafone, Airtel and Reliance Jio . Reliance Jio's Dhan Dhana Dhan offer provides unlimited calling and SMS as well as 1 GB of data per day for Rs 309 and 2 GB of data per day for Rs 509. Read More »

The Galaxy S8 is the iPhone we want


The phone comes with meaningful accessories like the Samsung Dex dock that can turn the smartphone into a desktop computer. We've all ooh'd and aah'd at the gorgeous curves and the large screen - but there's more to the Galaxy S8 than just good looks, Samsung made sure of that. Read More »

Attentat des Champs-Elysées: le parcours du tueur au coeur de l'enquête

Interrogé sur les réactions des candidats, dont trois ont annulé leurs déplacements prévus en ce dernier jour de campagne, à savoir Emmanuel Macron (En Marche!), François Fillon (Les Républicains) et Marine Le Pen (Front national), M. Karim Cheurfi faisait toutefois l'objet d'une enquête préliminaire ouverte par la section antiterroriste du parquet de Paris, pour des suspicions de passage à l'acte contre des policiers, mais sans lien a priori avec l'islamisme radical. Read More »

Earth Day: US scientists to protest Trump policies at rally in Washington

The March for Science is being held on Earth Day and the protest comes just a week after the Tax March and exactly one week before the People's Climate Change March, reports the Washington Post . And there will be hundreds of satellite marches across the United States and around the world. With rivers on fire, cities experiencing risky levels of air pollution, genetic changes in our wildlife and children suffering from a myriad of diseases and birth defects, scientists' warnings ... Read More »

Trial of Samsung scion starts Friday


Previously, the smartphone business was the company's main contributor. From what appears from Samsung's media invite that it is likely to launch the Galaxy C7 Pro in India on Friday. That would be its best quarterly profit in nearly four years and shows a recovery from the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. If it proves to be true, this confident prediction by Samsung will see the company trump both its results for the same period a year ago, as well as their troubled holiday quarter. Read More »

Facebook launches new virtual reality app

The avatars on Facebook Spaces are floating upper bodies with the name of the person on the top. Facebook's cartoon-like graphics will be automatically generated from any photos you tag that have been uploaded to your profile. However, they all work on the same avenue: either you convince your friends to buy a VR headset and log in at the same time, or you hang out with strangers. Read More »

Trump says tax bill with "massive" cuts coming next week

According to ABC News , Trump signed "two presidential memoranda on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, which former President [Barack] Obama signed in response to the 2007-2008 financial crisis". Supporters of the provision, though, have said repealing it without another system in place could put taxpayers on the hook the next time there's a financial crisis. Read More »

Aides: Healthcare Plan Probably Not Ready by 100-Day Mark


And with Congress on recess, there aren't many lawmakers around for the White House's team of lobbyists to woo. "When it explodes, [Democrats] come to us and we make one handsome deal", Trump said . But it would allow states to apply for a waiver of this requirement if they can prove that would lower premiums and expand the number of people with health care coverage. Read More »

(MSFT) Stake Boosted by InterOcean Capital LLC

Guardian Capital Advisors LP's holdings in Microsoft were worth $10,508,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Gemmer Asset Management LLC increased its stake in Microsoft by 0.3% in the third quarter. Exxonmobil Inv Tx holds 2.5% or 1.80M shares in its portfolio. Microsoft's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 73.59%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Microsoft Co. Read More »

Microsoft has its own version of the Samsung Galaxy S8


Its investigation blamed the problems on faulty batteries. Bixby is built into the notification feed, the voice assistant (in the USA and Korea only, for now), and even the camera, with a dedicated button on the phone for launching it. Interestingly, the Home Button still remains at the front which looks to be embedded on the display. Samsung has jumped on the hottest tech trend and launched its very own voice-activated assistant, Bixby. Read More »

Trump, unlike Europe, congratulates Turkey's Erdogan on referendum win


Under the new rules, Erdogan's office will have the power to issue decrees, suspend parliament, appoint top officials as well as declare a state of emergency. He rejected accusations that he supported the new powers out of a desire to empower himself rather than improve Turkey's political system. Opposition parties, the Turkish bar association and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe monitoring group have said the referendum fell short of worldwide standards. Read More »

U.S. considers relisting DPRK as state sponsor of terrorism: USA top diplomat

Countries that appear on the list are those that the secretary of state has determined to have repeatedly provided support for acts of worldwide terrorism, the State Department says. But there are not many additional sanctions the USA can impose even if the North is put back on the list of terror sponsors, though that could make it harder for the North to receive aid from worldwide organizations. Read More »

Garcetti Doubles Down On Combating Climate Change


Still, even if the president decides that the US should stay in the Paris pact-which would take four years to exit, or one full presidential term-it likely shouldn't be taken as evidence that his administration has changed its mind and chose to accept scientific consensus or renewable energy. Read More »

Partenariat avec Deutsche Telekom pour un assistant virtuel — Orange

L'assistant pourra contrôler des objets connectés, lancer la télévision d'Orange , accéder aux réseaux sociaux, prendre des appels, accéder à des informations (météo, actus, trafic routier, etc.) grâce aux technologies de reconnaissances vocales intégrées et à l'intelligence artificielle native dans le boîtier. Read More »

Pioneering computer scientist Harry Huskey dies at 101


Harry Huskey played a key role in building the ENIAC and also helped Alan Turing complete his computer. The computer weighed 30 tonnes and consisted of 18,000 valves and 1,500 relays. Huskey later designed the Bendix G15 in the 1950s, which was billed as the first personal computer. Dr Huskey spent his entire academic career involved with computing teaching at the University of California, Berkeley and was one of the founders of the computer science faculty at UC Santa Cruz. Read More »

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners launch mass hunger strike

According to the BBC , while Palestinians regard these protestors as political prisoners, Israel prefers to view them as terrorists. Barghouti, along with Karim Younis, Maher Younis and Mahmoud Abu Sorour, were isolated and placed in solitary confinement at the Jalameh prison in northern Israel after being transferred from Hadarim Prison, located some 20 kilometers from Tel Aviv . Read More »