Electronics

Alibaba's 1 million American jobs promise isn't realistic

Alibaba's 1 million American jobs promise isn't realistic

The Chinese e-commerce giant said it could help create 1 million jobs by adding 1 million small and medium-sized United States businesses to its site. Ma told reporters they also discussed allowing US products such as "garments, wine and fruit" to be sold on the Alibaba site. "Small businesses on the platform selling products - agriculture products and America services - to China and Asia", he said. Read More

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Nexus 6 Android Nougat Update Ready

The release, which also includes Android's security patch for January, is available to download from Google now if you don't mind flashing it manually - just follow the source link below. The Nexus 6 is the last smartphone in the Nexus family to receive Android 7.1.1 Nougat. These include updated emojis, app shortcuts, bug fixes, and other improvements, as well as the January 5 security bulletin. Read More

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PM Narendra Modi launches Aadhar-based wallet app - BHIM

Once launched, users will be able to make transactions with a fingerprint impression. All you need is a mobile number to authenticate your device and a working bank account to get things started. The delay in the launch of BHIM's iOS version doesn't come as a surprise as the number of Android smartphone users trumps that of the number of Apple users in India. Read More

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Apple may set up shop in Bengaluru next year, to manufacture phones

Apple may set up shop in Bengaluru next year, to manufacture phones

The facility is set to start churning out some high-end tech as early as April, next year. Wistron is setting up a facility in Peenya, an industrial area near Bangalore. Apparently, Apple is certain of its intentions of creating its next assembly and manufacturing hub in India. An Economic Times report in October had quoted Tim Cook saying that India's population and the expected demand for 4G devices are reasons for his optimism in the Indian market. Read More

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Apple iPhone 7S in works with dual vertical cameras

Apple iPhone 7S in works with dual vertical cameras

However, it is said that Apple is saving its big moves for the iPhone 8 model. Last but not the least will be a 5.5-inch version of the iPhone 8 with superior computation capabilities than the other two . However, if Apple follows the trend, then "s" refreshes usually come with internal changes instead of a radical design refresh. Another feature that is expected to appear on the Apple iPhone 8 is wireless charging. Read More

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Powerful 7.6 natural disaster hits Chile

Powerful 7.6 natural disaster hits Chile

About three hours after the quake struck, Chile's National Emergency Office lifted its evacuation order, allowing about 5,000 people to return to their homes. "It was the biggest scare of our lives", she added. The highway to Quellon, located 1,284 kilometers (nearly 800 miles) from Santiago, has been partially cut off, Toro said. Read More

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Uber takes self-driving cars to Arizona after California demands permit

Uber takes self-driving cars to Arizona after California demands permit

On Wednesday, Uber was forced to end the service with the DMV withdrew the registrations for the cars. The DMV said the registrations for the vehicles were wrongly issued because they were not properly marked as test vehicles. " Arizona welcomes Uber self-driving cars with open arms and wide open roads", Ducey said in a statement released Thursday. This latest chapter illustrates the issues that will face self-driving technology moving forward as companies and state agencies contend ... Read More

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Armed police raids held over Berlin attack

German officials are still searching for the suspect, 24-year-old Anis Amri , of Tunisia, after his identity documents were reportedly found in the truck, a security official told CNN . It warns that the suspect in the terrorist attack at a Berlin Christmas market may be armed and violent. He added: 'If my brother is behind the attack, I say to him "You dishonour us". Read More

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American-Canadian Couple Appears in Taliban Hostage Video

American-Canadian Couple Appears in Taliban Hostage Video

Jim and Lyn Coleman, of Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, spoke to ABC's "Good Morning America" Wednesday after a new video appeared showing their daughter Caitlan, her Canadian husband and their two children. But the Haqqani Network has never asked for money for Caitlan and her little boys in four years, despite the fact that kidnapping and ransom are "part of their business model", said one former operative involved in trying to win the freedom of several American hostages held by the group. Read More

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Sexy Comeback! Kim Kardashian's Strip-down for Love

Kim poses very provocative in the fantasy landscape that recreates a Northern Lights scenery over a barren landscape accompanied by an orchestral symphony. However, her best friend Jonathan Cheban declared that the couple is fine and is amused by these false rumors. But in all likelihood, this video probably isn't a sign that she's about to make her comeback. Read More

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High court sides with Samsung in patent dispute with Apple

High court sides with Samsung in patent dispute with Apple

With its ruling, the eight current justices sent the case back to the lower courts. But Samsung argued it should only forfeit part of the profit, since only part of the phone's design was copied from Apple's products. "The term " article of manufacture " is broad enough to embrace both a product sold to a consumer and a component of that product whether sold separately or not", Sotomayor wrote. Read More

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Automata Release Date Confirmed, Special Edition Detailed — NieR

Automata Release Date Confirmed, Special Edition Detailed — NieR

PlayStation has backed this news via Twitter , and, despite not having a specific date, fans are already roaring with excitement as they anticipate when they can get their hands on the game, even the demo at least. NieR: Automata will be available for the PlayStation®4 system on March 7, 2017 in North America for $59.99 and Steam® in 2017. The Collector's Edition and Day One Edition have also been revealed. Read More

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Fitbit scoops up rival fitness tracker maker Pebble

Fitbit scoops up rival fitness tracker maker Pebble

In a nice touch, Fitbit will maintain services so that Pebble devices continue to work as normal, though these services will of course be reduced over time. This deal, however, only includes the software assets of Pebble . This is a big deal, because it means folks who backed the latest Pebble Time 2, Pebble 2 , the Core and other products will not receive their products . Read More

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Brace yourself: Netflix has 20 unscripted reality shows in the works

Brace yourself: Netflix has 20 unscripted reality shows in the works

Sarandos added that one of the reasons why movies don't do as well as TV shows on Netflix is because of the delay between films' releases and Netflix being able to show them. Netflix produces original content in 12 countries around the world. While Netflix is working on providing more and better programming, the company is also striving to improve the overall user experience of its members. Read More

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FCC Says AT&T's DirecTV Data Cap Exemption Violates Net Neutrality

Verizon allows its mobile customers to watch as much video as they'd like from its Go90 and NFL football apps without counting against their monthly data allowances. Indeed, as an over-the-top (OTT) offering that is available over any Internet service provider's network - including those owned by video market incumbents such as cable operators - DIRECTV Now relies on the safeguards provided by the Open Internet Order's pro-competition rules. Read More

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Pokemon Sun and Moon Players Should Not Save Inside Pokemon Centers

Players have also posted footage of the glitch rendering their games unplayable after saving in these spots around Alola, requiring them to start the game over again as the game becomes unresponsive. Although Nintendo only owns a third of the Pokemon Company, the company is still making loads of money off Pokemon Sun And Moon sales along with the previous Pokemon Go game. Read More

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Abductors of California mom kept faces covered

Abductors of California mom kept faces covered

Redding Sherri Papini was branded, "covered" in bruises from repeated beatings and emaciated when a driver spotted her Thanksgiving Day on Interstate 5 in a rural part of Yolo County northwest of Sacramento, her husband said Tuesday. "Suspect 1" had a thick accent, pierced ears, and thin eyebrows, according to Papini . They chopped her long, blonde hair. "I understand people want the story, pictures, proof that this was not some sort of hoax, plan to get money or fabricated race war". Read More

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After Note 7 Fiasco, Samsung Eyes Splitting in Two To Boost Value

After Note 7 Fiasco, Samsung Eyes Splitting in Two To Boost Value

However, it's no secret that Samsung is looking to lessen its reliance on Google, which earlier this year made its first solo move into the smartphone market with the launch of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL . Further, etnews reported that Samsung is planning to use a slimmer technology for its front camera's autofocus module to make sure that it does not stick out from the phone. Read More

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