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Triple talaq illegal now, no need for legislation: Shahnawaz Hussain Triple talaq illegal now, no need for legislation: Shahnawaz Hussain
- August 23, 2017

Also, maybe some people get hurt with this tradition but now it's final that Triple talaq is no more going to happen with women. Chief Justice Khehar, on behalf of himself and Justice S. The majority verdict by Justices Kurien Joseph, Justice Rohington Nariman and UU Lalit said: "Triple Talaq may be a permissible practice but it retrograde and unworthy". (more...)
Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES hands-on review Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES hands-on review
- August 23, 2017

The SNES Classic holds 30 different classic SNES games, including the unreleased Star Fox 2 . The SNES Classic Edition will officially launch on September 29th. Additionally, the Super NES will have a "Rewind" feature, although it will be a bit convoluted since Nintendo is staying married to the idea of keeping the home button on the console. (more...)
Google Adds Video Previews Function to Android Google Adds Video Previews Function to Android
- August 22, 2017

Google tries to turn up the curiosity levels for every Android release, mostly, the naming part. While the "commercial" factory images page appears to still be on Nougat , the developer's portal has been updated to the latest, final version . (more...)
Samsung Note 8 Appears on AnTuTu Powered by Snapdragon 835 SoC Samsung Note 8 Appears on AnTuTu Powered by Snapdragon 835 SoC
- August 21, 2017

Now, the company seems to have updated the feature to come in various other languages in its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. The Note 8 is expected to come with a hefty price tag of $1,000. The internal storage is also being increased to 64GB along with the microSD slot, with a higher "Emperor Edition". The smartphone will run on Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. (more...)
Alexandre Lacazette thrilled after 'rollercoaster' Arsenal debut Alexandre Lacazette thrilled after 'rollercoaster' Arsenal debut
- August 19, 2017

Arsene Wenger's side were 3-2 down but still claimed all three points thanks to late goals from Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud . "We kept going and the spirit of the team was absolutely outstanding", said Wenger. "It is good for him and good for us". Not many people have given Huddersfield Town much of a chance to stay up for a second season. The two early televised games accounted for 11 of the 18, as Watford scored in the 93rd minute to draw with Liverpool , and Burnley tallied ... (more...)
Console reporting on Overwatch coming with next update Console reporting on Overwatch coming with next update
- August 19, 2017

The feature, which has been available to PC players since launch, will arrive as part of an upcoming patch that will also add " Deathmatch " modes to the game. StarCraft: Remastered , our recently released modernization of the classic award-winning real-time strategy game and its Brood War expansion, will also be available to play on the show floor. (more...)
Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Fights Back Against Benchmark Lawsuit Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Fights Back Against Benchmark Lawsuit
- August 19, 2017

Benchmark Capital , which is a venture capital firm, says that 13% of Uber and controls 20% of the voting power is owned by them. Kalanick said he was "baffled" by the lawsuit brought by Benchmark Capital, an early Uber investor that now alleges the former CEO committed fraud. (more...)
Black Mirror Reboot Coming To PS4, Xbox One, PC Nov 28th Black Mirror Reboot Coming To PS4, Xbox One, PC Nov 28th
- August 18, 2017

THQ Nordic has revealed a new game today called Black Mirror , and they are keen to stress that it has nothing to do with the rather popular TV series. Black Mirror was a point-and-click title developed by Future Games, and released in 2003 and 2004. The game is being developed by KING Art Games, and follows a character named David Gordon, who finds himself at his family's ancestral home in the Scottish highlands, following the sudden death of his father. (more...)
Pakistani cricketer dies after being struck by ball Pakistani cricketer dies after being struck by ball
- August 18, 2017

Pakistani cricketer, an opening batsman, Zubair Ahmed died after being hit by a bouncer during a game in Mardan , Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Monday. The Pakistan Cricket Board expressed grief on its Twitter account and stressed the need for a helmet at all times. (more...)
Apple sets United States dollars 1 bln budget for original content Apple sets United States dollars 1 bln budget for original content
- August 18, 2017

With the budget, Apple is said to be looking to match the high-quality output of networks like HBO and wants to compete with both cable companies and streaming services. It looks like Apple's made a decision to follow Netflix by producing its own original content for film and television. Hulu too could join the ranks thanks to the critically acclaimed The Handmaid's Tale , which stands to win Emmy awards this September. (more...)
Mewtwo Comes to Pokemon GO in First 'Exclusive' Raid Battle Mewtwo Comes to Pokemon GO in First 'Exclusive' Raid Battle
- August 18, 2017

Because there's not really an instruction manual or a cheat sheet on how to play the game, Pokemon Go players have stumbled their way through the game's mechanics, leading to tons of misinformation and false urban legends about the game. Now, it is still hard to catch, but some trainers have the opportunity to do so . Pokemon Go uses "random number generation" or RNG to determine whether or not a player catches a Pokemon . (more...)
This is what former Google employee James Damore got wrong This is what former Google employee James Damore got wrong
- August 12, 2017

Some Google employees were said to have been named personally on social media and various websites , prompting concern about whether they could candidly ask questions at the town hall. "I would've fired him just for thinking anyone would want to read a 10-page memo in the first place", Huppke writes. Google , meanwhile, is known best for providing its employees with arguably one of the best working conditions in the world, handing out free meals, massages and fitness classes at its ... (more...)
For a Limited Time - The OnePlus 5 Soft Gold For a Limited Time - The OnePlus 5 Soft Gold
- August 09, 2017

The Soft Gold OnePlus 5 will be available only in 6GB RAM variant with 64GB of internal storage. OnePlus has officially announced the Soft Gold variant of the OnePlus 5 . OnePlus 5 comes with dual camera setup . This phone is mounted with Dual Rear cameras - 16 MP main camera with Sony IMX 398 sensor, f/1.7 aperture, EIS, dual LED flash and secondary Telephoto camera of 20 MP with Sony IMX 350 sensor, and f/2.6 apertur. (more...)
What's Behind Tesla's $1.5 Billion Bond Sale What's Behind Tesla's $1.5 Billion Bond Sale
- August 08, 2017

Tesla's revenue was up 119.6% compared to the same quarter past year. This is key to the company's short-term customer relations and long-term survival, as the Model 3 is now amassing some 1,800 reservations per day. Last week , when the firm revealed its earnings for the three months through June , Tesla showed that it still had $3 billion in cash on hand. With thunderous applause and rock music blasting in the background, Tesla CEO Elon Musk drove the Tesla Model 3 across ... (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 Active goes official: Everything you should know Samsung Galaxy S8 Active goes official: Everything you should know
- August 08, 2017

The smartphone comes with a 5.8-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display with the screen ratio of 18.5:9, similar to that of the Galaxy S8 and S8 +. Samsung has released "Active" versions of its last five Galaxy S phones and has also produced other durable versions of products meant for rugged lifestyles, like its Gear S3 smartwatch, which is also resistant to the elements including extreme heat. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to go on sale from September 15
- August 06, 2017

These features were reported by Venture Beat . In last month's announcement for its August 23 Unpacked event in New York City, Samsung said it would "reveal the latest member of the Galaxy family with the ultimate multitasking device for those who want to do bigger things with their phone". (more...)
Sony's group net profit almost quadruples on year in April-June quarter Sony's group net profit almost quadruples on year in April-June quarter
- August 02, 2017

Music publishing , which consists of Sony/ATV, Sony Japan publishing and its percentage of EMI Music Publishing, produced revenues of $151.7 million (16.86 billion yen), a 7.7% increase from a year ago. How many PS4s do you think Sony will ship this quarter? The company said the PlayStation VR headset continued to sell well, but did not release figures. (more...)
NHTSA expanding Ford Explorer carbon monoxide investigation NHTSA expanding Ford Explorer carbon monoxide investigation
- August 01, 2017

In Austin, Texas, 62 officers have filed complaints about carbon monoxide exposure, and 20 of those officers had elevated levels of carbon monoxide in their systems. According to the NTHSA, the leaks may be linked to three crashes and 41 injuries, including an Austin police officer who allegedly passed out and hit a tree. (more...)
Dragon Quest XI Coming to the West Dragon Quest XI Coming to the West
- July 29, 2017

Details on the western localization are now sparse, but more is expected to be announced later this year. A video message from series creator, Yuji Horii, has also been released which you can see below. Dragon Quest XI will continue in the tradition of using beloved character artist Akira Toriyama and composer Koichi Sugiyama. Thanks to the power of modern consoles, Dragon Quest XI will deliver a title that utilizes the latest and greatest in graphics technology, which should help elevate ... (more...)
HTC's new standalone Vive headset is exactly what VR needs HTC's new standalone Vive headset is exactly what VR needs
- July 28, 2017

After successfully introducing one of the industry's first complete VR systems last year, the company this year revealed additional peripherals and accessories, including the Vive Tracker universal tracking device and the TPCast wireless upgrade. (more...)
Nokia's First Android Phone launching in August Nokia's First Android Phone launching in August
- July 27, 2017

Earlier reports have hinted at Nokia 3310 with 3G support, and new evidence makes the new phone's arrival imminent. Nokia 8 , the flagship phone from Nokia is expected to launch on August 16 in India. According to the leak, the phone's design will share an uncanny resemblance with Nokia Limia 620. Additionally, it is also observed that the Nokia 2 runs on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS. (more...)
Google releases last Android O Developer Preview before official launch
- July 25, 2017

The release of the Android O is fast approaching, but until Google decides to out the final version of the platform, those lucky to own a compatible Nexus or Pixel device will be able to install a new Developer Preview build. Google calls this build a "release candidate" for Android O, which means that the latest bug fixes and optimizations are present, along with the final APIs. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 To Come In More Colors Than Expected Samsung Galaxy Note 8 To Come In More Colors Than Expected
- July 25, 2017

Thanks to the innumerable leaks and rumors , we already have a fair idea about what the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will bring to the table. Which new features will be incorporated into the Samsung Galaxy Note 8? This smartphone comes in two colors, Black & Gold. (more...)
SDCC 2017: Ready Player One debuts and it's fantastic! SDCC 2017: Ready Player One debuts and it's fantastic!
- July 24, 2017

We just simply was unaware of what Ready Player One was, but we think you agree after watching the following trailer any of you that are movie fans will, at the very least have your intrigue peaked. sigh , I know) of pop culture. I am not familiar with the book that this film is based on. Steven Spielberg has received an impressive ovation upon his entry in the Hall of the 6,500-seat Convention center in San Diego, with the author Ernie Cline . (more...)
Ford's F-150 police pickup packs 375 hp Ford's F-150 police pickup packs 375 hp
- July 22, 2017

Ford has given law enforcement a way to save fuel with the Police Responder Hybrid Sedan , and to better blend with traffic to catch speeders with slim-profile LED visor light bars on the Explorer-based Police Interceptor Utility . Additional F-150 Police Responder performance enhancements include a police-calibrated brake system with upgraded calipers and pad friction material, upgraded front-stabilizer bar for improved braking and handling and 18-inch alloy wheels with all-terrain tires. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Online app is now available for iOS, Android devices
- July 20, 2017

Nintendo will be adding more games that will support the app down the line like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and ARMS . Nintendo is taking its time rolling out a full online service for the Switch . Alongside the app's debut on iOS and Android today, Nintendo's support page for the app shared a few more details about the app and what to expect. (more...)
Andromeda gets a free trial on Xbox One, PS4, PC Andromeda gets a free trial on Xbox One, PS4, PC
- July 16, 2017

The launch of Mass Effect Andromeda has been a bit underwhelming for many, but BioWare has gone right to work to improve the game, and quite a lot has been done to address some of the initial issues. Though there were plans to continue working on new Mass Effect games, Andromeda's shaky launch has caused plans for the series to change. But in co-op can all hang at least 10 hours. (more...)
Pelosi Plans To Force Republicans To Vote On Russia Sanctions Pelosi Plans To Force Republicans To Vote On Russia Sanctions
- July 16, 2017

Ruben Gallego , an Arizona Democrat with several amendments pending, told CNN. The House rules committee made the first batch of 85 amendments in order Tuesday evening, with only a couple dealing with Russian Federation, and none of the amendments tied to Trump's businesses. (more...)
Pagegroup (LON:PAGE) Price Target Increased to GBX 458 at Morgan Stanley Pagegroup (LON:PAGE) Price Target Increased to GBX 458 at Morgan Stanley
- July 15, 2017

Saga PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 180.30 and a 12-month high of GBX 227.38. 11/10/2016 - Kier Group had its "Overweight" rating reiterated by analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove. 2,500 shares were sold by NOONAN PATRICK F, worth $153,550. It is positive, as 48 investors sold Anglo American plc shares while 206 reduced holdings. (more...)
You're in such good shape, Trump tells first lady of France You're in such good shape, Trump tells first lady of France
- July 15, 2017

He frequently brags that if it wasn't incest, ' perhaps he'd be dating her, ' has said it's fine to refer to her as 'a piece of ass ,' that 'she's got the best body,' and is hot. He congratulated French President Emmanuel Macron (eh-mahn-yoo-EHL' mah-KROHN'). The parade - marking 100 years since the Americans entered World War One - also features horses, planes and helicopters. (more...)
Sikkim stand-off: Indian Army pitch tents for long haul in Doklam Sikkim stand-off: Indian Army pitch tents for long haul in Doklam
- July 12, 2017

The month-long confrontation - being seen as the longest since 1962 - near Sikkim began following China's efforts to build a road in the strategically important Dokalam area in Bhutan referred to as Donglong by the Chinese. "Let us be clear what is not happening: the United States is not withdrawing from the world", Jaishankar said. News18earlier reported that the Chinese Embassy's website that had said that the two "exchanged views" on the "current bilateral relations" between the two ... (more...)
Steam Bans Over 40000 Accounts After Summer Sale Steam Bans Over 40000 Accounts After Summer Sale
- July 12, 2017

Previously, the biggest ban was 15,000 accounts in one day, which was only back in October 2016. An additional 4,972 accounts got banned thanks to in-game reports , bringing the total value of skins and other digital items lost as a result of bans up to $9,580, according to tracking site Vac-Ban . (more...)
Panama Probe Team Finds 'Glaring Disparities' in Nawaz Sharif's Family Income Panama Probe Team Finds 'Glaring Disparities' in Nawaz Sharif's Family Income
- July 11, 2017

The PML-N government has said the investigation report will not be accepted by it, as a statement of former Qatari prime minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al-Thani, a key defence witness, is still expected. It also highlighted "irregular movement" of huge sums of money in the form "loans and gifts" between Sharif and his youngest son from various companies set up in Saudi Arabia , the United Kingdom and the UAE. (more...)
Secretary of Defense On North Korea: Secretary of Defense On North Korea: "Our Defenses Right Now Are Sufficient"
- July 09, 2017

Leader Kim Jong-Un staged a mass rally in the capital, with dancing and fireworks lighting the streets. A pair of supersonic bombers fired inert weapons at a range in South Korea, the Air Force said Saturday, in a show of force days after North Korea tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile . (more...)
Microsoft To Cut Up To 3000 Jobs, Mostly Outside US, Says Report Microsoft To Cut Up To 3000 Jobs, Mostly Outside US, Says Report
- July 08, 2017

According to CNBC , these layoffs amounts to almost 10% of sales division staff and 75% of those will be outside U.S. Microsoft cloud service Azure has seen a rapid progress in last 2 years. MICROSOFT HAS CONFIRMED that it's making job cuts across its sales and marketing businesses, with up to 4,000 staffers facing the chop. Chief executive Satya Nadella has been focusing on the firm's cloud unit, which has been a source of strength for Microsoft . (more...)
Amazon Aims To Hook Buyers with July 11 Prime Day Amazon Aims To Hook Buyers with July 11 Prime Day
- July 08, 2017

In Germany, Austria and the United Kingdom, the company is holding a contest for customers streaming on Prime Video to win EUR/GBP 100,000. Amazon has been pushing customers to take the prime subscription and discounts offered on prime day sales are one way the company incentivizes customers to become a prime member . (more...)
Instagram Stories adds unique feature, Snapchat is shook Instagram Stories adds unique feature, Snapchat is shook
- July 08, 2017

And the same, because you can literally now reply to anything in your story feed with a video - because sometimes there are just no words. Instagram has updated its Stories feature with the ability to reply to stories with either photos or video. (more...)
Jobs Sprout in June in US Jobs Sprout in June in US
- July 08, 2017

Chief economist for the global information company, IHS, Nariman Behravesh says wage growth will probably pick up over the next year as the economy gains between 150 and 180 thousand jobs a month. In the first half of 2017, healthcare added an average of 24,000 jobs per month, so June's additions beat the average. This is below the targeted growth rate of 3.5 percent. (more...)
Halo 5: Guardians will get a 4K upgrade with Xbox One X Halo 5: Guardians will get a 4K upgrade with Xbox One X
- July 07, 2017

Leading things off was words of Halo 5's 4K upgrade on the Xbox One X, something 343 admitted that it wasn't quite ready to commit to a few weeks ago at E3 in Los Angeles. With that being said, if you're looking for a Halo fix, today 343 Industries announced that four Halo games will be joining Backward Compatibility for the Xbox One! All of these games will include campaign and multiplayer in full, and will even support LAN play on Xbox One, which includes LAN play between ... (more...)
Women in WH Earn 80 Cents on the Dollar Compared to Men Women in WH Earn 80 Cents on the Dollar Compared to Men
- July 06, 2017

This salary survey comes at a time when nations like Iceland have already initiated the process of ensuring equal pay for men and women. CNN reported on the White House pay gap as though men and women working the same jobs are paid differently, but the fourth paragraph of their report tells a different story. (more...)
Samsung Electronics to bring over 950 positions to SC Samsung Electronics to bring over 950 positions to SC
- June 30, 2017

Despite having a first-ranked 17.3% share of the U.S. appliance market - the world's largest - Samsung has only one semiconductor factory in Texas, and no United States appliance factories. Samsung also acquired audio supplier Harman for $8 billion and committed $1.2 billion to US-based R&D and investments for Internet of Things technology. (more...)
South Korea Has No Plans to Reverse Deployment of US-Backed THAAD South Korea Has No Plans to Reverse Deployment of US-Backed THAAD
- June 30, 2017

Later on Wednesday, Moon attended a Korea-U.S. business summit dinner and delivered a speech in which he proposed that the Korea-U.S. military alliance be expanded to become a strategic economic partnership. But some leading North Korea experts in the United States are urging Trump to rethink his position on preconditions, possibly sending a high-level presidential delegation to North Korea in exchange for a freeze on ballistic missile and nuclear tests. (more...)
Midfielder To Complete £35m Chelsea Move Next Week After Snubbing Man Utd
- June 26, 2017

According to reports on ESPN written by senior football writer Mark Ogden, Nemanja Matic's move to Manchester United is nearly a done deal and could be finished before the end of the week. As a result, a move away from West London is on the cards for the Serbia global, and a possible reunion with Jose Mourinho is in the offing. Juventus are still thought to be interested, and were heavily linked with a move for him last summer, but if Jose Mourinho does decide to try and sign Matic for ... (more...)
Cars 3 Takes Pole Position At The US Box Office Cars 3 Takes Pole Position At The US Box Office
- June 25, 2017

Disney and Pixar's " Cars 3 " is headed for a $51 million-plus U.S. debut, the lowest in the franchise but easily enough to chase the competition off the road and win the weekend. The film has added a further $297.2 million internationally, and will soon overtake 2008's Mamma Mia ($609.8 million) to become the highest-grossing movie from a female director. (more...)
Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads
- June 24, 2017

Google is looking to bring its consumer-based Gmail service in line with its G Suite for businesses, the latter of which includes a version of Gmail that does not get scanned in order to personalize ads. The search engine chose to stop scanning the inboxes of Gmail free users for targeted advertisements later this year . Google argued in court in 2013 that its users should have a reasonable expectation that their emails are subject to "automatic processing", but the judge disagreed, finding ... (more...)
Sega Forever Let's You Take the Classics On the Go Sega Forever Let's You Take the Classics On the Go
- June 24, 2017

Sega Forever is available now for both iOS and Android for free, with players having the option to turn off advertising forever with a $1.99 in-app purchase. You can find the Forever series on its official websites. Leaderboards and the ability to save your game are two other additional features to round-off this extremely generous and frankly unexpected package. (more...)
Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals
- June 23, 2017

There will be one question inevitably asked this offseason by most of the 29 other teams in the National Basketball Association whose fingers didn't get to smudge the golden surface of the Larry O'Brien Trophy this year. It has been great three-year run, but we feel like we can carry this forward. We'll see what happens. The Cavaliers exceeded the luxury tax a year ago by $54 million trying to make James happy, and they lost $40 million for the season. (more...)
'Sega Forever' Brings Classic Games To Mobile Devices 'Sega Forever' Brings Classic Games To Mobile Devices
- June 22, 2017

All games are, and will continue to be, free to download and free to play, and each will be available as its own individual title, so you can easily choose which games you want to play and which you don't. Sega has come out swinging at the likes of Nintendo's NES Mini and all those mobile retro game emulators with the release of Sega Forever . Dubbed Sega Forever , the collection is free for iOS and Android users, and brings some of the platform's beloved icons back to life for gaming ... (more...)
Minecraft is going totally cross-platform
- June 15, 2017

When the new update hits, players will be able to play together regardless of which device the player plays the game on, if they are playing on special designated servers. While servers are now being used, Mojang is offering official support to community members for the first time , initially partnering with Lifeboat , InPvP , Mineplex , and Cubecraft at launch. (more...)
Skull and Bones is Ubisoft's 'ultimate pirate experience' Skull and Bones is Ubisoft's 'ultimate pirate experience'
- June 13, 2017

Unlike Assassin's Creed , Skull & Bones will be a multiplayer game. Skull and Bones is out in Fall 2018 for Xbox One X, Xbox One, PS4 , PS4 Pro and PC. Colonial Empires, Trading Companies, and Pirate Gangs all want to control the waters. Their ships will have an arsenal of weapons onboard to help take out their foes. (more...)

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