Electronics

Hydrogen fuel cell cars creep up _ slowly _ on electrics

Hydrogen fuel cell cars creep up _ slowly _ on electrics

The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid, launching at dealerships nationwide later this year, is anticipated to earn an all-electric driving range rating of 42 miles, the longest of any midsize plug-in hybrid. And then there's the excellent Chevrolet Bolt, which we've driven to its EPA-rated 238-mile range with miles to spare. But, Honda points out, the mid-sized Clarity EV is bigger and roomier than a longer-range auto like the Bolt, and, besides, 80 miles really is plenty for most people's ... Read More

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US Sending Troops To Somalia For First Time Since 1994

As part of its long-fought shadow war against al-Shabab militants, the US has carried out commando raids and drone assassinations there (with the latter markedly increasing in 2015-2016). As he was enjoying the "most beautiful" chocolate cake with Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago on April 6, he told the Chinese president that the USA had fired missiles at a Syrian airfield, following Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons attack on his own people. Read More

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US regulators aim to keep the ban on in-flight phone calls

US regulators aim to keep the ban on in-flight phone calls

The FCC opened the proposal to public comment but took no subsequent action, and now FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says he wants to see the plan dropped altogether. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) changed its mind regarding a ban that would have reversed the use of cell phones on planes. In a 2014 analysis about inflight calling, the travel industry site Skift noted that providers of inflight Wi-Fi services such as OnAir can already enable voice calling, but airlines can choose to ... Read More

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Apple iPhone 8 Might Be Seductively Priced

The deliver is expected to take place "several weeks" later due to the technology in the handset that might take more time to prepare. The iPhone 8 is expected to arrive with 5.8-inh OLED display. The memo asserts that Apple's attempts to bring its fingerprint scanning authentication system into the display of the iPhone 8 is proving to be "the biggest bottleneck" in the production process, so much so that Apple may yet need to ditch the idea. Read More

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Apple may be working on game-changing iPhone battery tech

Apple may be working on game-changing iPhone battery tech

Sources say that Apple has set up two new design centres in California and Germany, with 80 engineers hoping to have the component ready for inclusion in iPhones from 2019. A large portion of Dialog's business comes from its relationship with Apple . Last week, British graphics chip maker Imagination Technologies' stock dropped almost 63% after Apple announced it would stop using the company's products completely within two years. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8's facial recognition can be tricked with a photo

If you plan on buying the Galaxy S8 , I recommend turning this option off entirely, at least if you want to keep prying eyes from opening your smartphone. Here are the most important things you need to know about this powerful new phone. The Galaxy S8 will also warn users who set up facial recognition that it's not as secure as the fingerprint or iris scanners and that it could be tricked with images that look similar to your face. Read More

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Twitter challenges USA order for anti-Trump user records

Twitter challenges USA order for anti-Trump user records

According to Recode , the Department of Homeland Security declined to comment due to the impending lawsuit . Twitter, which counts Trump among its active users, has a record of litigating in favour of user privacy. addresses". It must prove that a criminal or civil offense has been committed, that it's not asking for information with the intent of suppressing free speech, and that the interests of the investigation outweigh the First Amendment rights of Twitter and its users. Read More

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Huawei's Honor 8 Pro is the latest flagship smartphone announced in Europe

Huawei's Honor 8 Pro is the latest flagship smartphone announced in Europe

The company also introduced a mid-range Huawei Honor 6C smartphone which is set to launch in Europe in the coming weeks carrying a €229 price tag. It runs Android 7.0 Nougat with the latest version of Huawei's EMUI 5.1 on top of it. The 13-megapixel camera on the back features f/2.2 aperture, phase detection autofocus and LED flash, while the 5-megapixel snapper on the front side should be enough to take great selfies. Read More

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Tina Lawson Posts Pics From Beyonce& Jay Z's Wedding

Tina Lawson Posts Pics From Beyonce& Jay Z's Wedding

In addition to the new clip, she's also shared a new studio version of the track, which is also streaming exclusively through her hubby's Tidal service. "9 years already??? Congratulations to the Carters on their Anniversary (thats my arm fixing the dress lol) Thats my minister Rudy Rasmus who married Solange , Beyonce and me", reads the caption. Read More

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Derrick Rose to have knee surgery again, miss rest of season

Derrick Rose to have knee surgery again, miss rest of season

However, out of a possible 738 career games, Rose has missed 268, so teams will probably be unwilling to open their checkbooks for the unreliable star. The Knicks sent the Bulls center Robin Lopez and guard Jerian Grant in the deal. The team has already been eliminated from the playoffs, and there are only six games left in the regular season, but there is obvious concern about Rose's future as he heads into free agency this summer. Read More

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Oculus Co-Founder Palmer Luckey Out at Facebook

Oculus Co-Founder Palmer Luckey Out at Facebook

Oculus VR co-founder and Rift headset inventor Palmer Luckey. In a statement published by Business Insider , Facebook said, "We're thankful for everything [Luckey] did for Oculus and VR, and we wish him all the best". Luckey issued an apology, and has been increasingly invisible at Facebook since the fall. Facebook was ordered in February to pay ZeniMax $500 million to cover the damages. Read More

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Ford recalls 440K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble

Ford recalls 440K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble

The company is alerting 230,000 owners of four 2013 through 2015 models, including Fusion mid-size cars, Escape SUVs, Fiesta ST subcompacts and Transit Connect vans with 1.6-Liter turbocharged engines. The result would be a sudden stall or an unintended movement of the truck when the transmission is in park but the parking brake is not applied. No injuries have been reported in connection with the coolant issue. Read More

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Truecaller, Google tie up to improve video calling

Truecaller, Google tie up to improve video calling

This year, potentially, 60 million 4G feature phones will be sold in India. Truecaller today announced its largest ever brand and product transformation. Once you've got that sorted, you'll be able to send money to anyone by just entering their mobile number or UPI ID. Recognising the popularity of Truecaller, an application that identifies mobile numbers - ICICI Bank has partnered the Swedish communication company behind the app to enable in-app payments using the Unified Payments ... Read More

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EBay takes on Amazon with guaranteed 3-day shipping

EBay takes on Amazon with guaranteed 3-day shipping

We should start seeing Guaranteed Delivery by the summer. Ebay on Monday announced "Guaranteed Delivery" in the USA, a new program that eBay claimed will deliver 20 million eligible items in three days or less. Frankly clicking 20 listings and then checking the additional shipping options to discover if they offer a next day courier service is too much like hard work. Read More

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