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IOS 11.2 Is Bringing Faster Wireless Charging


Previous firmware versions iPhone only supported charging at 5W using compatible Qi wireless chargers. Apple had promised that faster charging via wireless pads would arrive in time, but gave no roadmap for when it might actually be added. Read More »

Misfiring Italy fail to reach World Cup for first time since 1958


De Rossi then pointed towards Insigne, who has been in excellent form for Napoli this season, to be brought on as quickly as possible. "We just had to sit there and hope that we could hang on", said Sweden coach Jan Andersson. The Italians, who had not missed the World Cup since the 1958 finals in Sweden, had 75% of possession, squandered numerous opportunities and had penalty appeals turned down in its increasingly desperate search for an equaliser. Read More »

World's Earliest Wine-Making Dates Back to 8000 Years, Experts Reveal


That honour belongs to the long-ago people of Jiahu in the Yellow Valley of China, where researchers previously found evidence of an even earlier kind of wine production dating back to around 7000 BCE. In addition, the organic acids malic, succinic, and citric were found. Some of these jars were pretty big - a comparable jar uncovered in a nearby site holds 300 litres (79 gallons), which could have held the contents of 400 wine bottles today. Read More »

Crude Oil Steady As OPEC Sees Strong Demand

From their last close, this represents a decrease of 22 cents, or 0.35 percent. Brent crude futures were last down 34 cents on the day at $62.82 a barrel at 1212 GMT, while U.S. The country's light oil price was reported $50.39 on average since the beginning of 2017 until November 3. Additionally, the organization raised its oil demand forecast. Read More »

NOAA's next-generation weather satellite JPSS-1 set to launch Tuesday


In its orbit, the satellite will pass over the equator about 14 times per day, and cover the globe twice every 24 hours. JPSS-1 will help forecasters create more precise forecasts up to seven days in advance. This would avoid a dreaded gap that could have adversely affected weather forecast accuracy in the U.S. "We're pretty excited about the launch ", said Joe Pica, director of the weather service's office of operations, who added the spacecraft is created to last about seven years. Read More »

Jio offers 100GB of additional data to Oppo phone users


In these plans (except Rs 399 plan) Airtel offers unlimited voice calls, including outgoing calls during national roaming. To activate Additional Data voucher, customer is required to download MyJio app on the Oppo device and follow steps - MyJio My Vouchers View Voucher Recharge Recharge my Number Confirm Recharge Successful Recharge Notification . Read More »

Pradyuman case: CBI denies allegations of accused's father


The investigators had accused that the juvenile had committed the crime to postpone the examinations and the parent-teacher meeting that was set to happen soon in the school. The SIT team of the Gurugram Police were the first ones to investigate Pradyuman's killing and had on the day of the incident arrested the school bus conductor nearly asserting him as the main culprit. Read More »

Louisiana man arrested trying to get into North Korea


Surgeons had removed five bullets from the soldier's body, leaving two inside, Suh added, to murmurs from lawmakers who said the soldier's escape was "right out of a movie". It said an investigation into Monday's event was ongoing. More than a million mines are believed to be buried inside the zone. The defection came at a time of heightened tension over North Korea's nuclear weapons program, and as President Trump wraps up a 12-day visit to Asia. Read More »

Facebook and Messenger will now share the same Stories

Gone are the days of tediously reuploading your Story on each and every platform and app on your phone; you can now choose to upload your Story to both Facebook and Messenger at the very same time, or have your Instagram story instantly appear across all your feeds. Read More »

Amazon to make The Lord of the Rings TV series


Amazon head of scripted series Sharon Tal Yguado said the conglomerate was honoured to be working with the Tolkien Estate on the collaboration. Jackson returned to Middle-earth to adapt the Lord of the Rings' predecessor, The Hobbit , into its own trilogy of movies, which were released beginning in 2012. Read More »

Contracted Soviet-derived spaceplane Dream Chaser makes successful glide test


According to Nasa, the flight test "helped advance the vehicle under Nasa's Commercial Crew Program space act agreement, as well as helped prepare the vehicle for service under Nasa's Commercial Resupply Services 2 program". Sierra Nevada got funding in 2012 under the CCiCap program, which paid out certain amounts as the spacecraft successfully completed several milestones. Read More »

Uber's biggest rival Lyft eyes Toronto expansion by end of year


Last year, city council voted in favour of a package of regulations that effectively legalized ridesharing services in Toronto. When service begins there, Lyft hopes to have enough drivers to respond to ride requests in two to three minutes, as it does in major US cities. Read More »

Xbox One X Outpaces PS4 Pro Launch Sales in the UK


The best-selling Xbox One game of the week was Call of Duty: WWII, followed by Assassin's Creed Origins (which was promoted with the system), Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 and the Forza duo: Forza Motorsport 7 and Forza Horizon 3 . Read More »

Google Shows How Its Google Pixel 2 Smartphones Produce Great Videos

While the handset activates the Assistant once the "OK Google" hotword is passed through the connected headphones, the virtual assistant doesn't listen to any commands. He revealed that Google is now working on a fix to solve the problem. The original poster noticed that while sliding his finger along the screen's edges worked as expected, his taps along the edges were not always registered. Read More »

Rarely seen 'living fossil' frilled shark caught off Algarve coast


As per reports, the Institute said that the fish measured 1.5 metes in length was caught from the waters off the resort of Portimao at a depth of 700 meters. Scientists only know that these are one of the creepiest creatures existing beneath the ocean surface. It has also been speculated that the frilled shark influenced 19th century sailors stories of sea serpents . Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) Appears on Support Page of Samsung's Site

While there is no evidence to suggest the name of the new device will be the Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini; it makes sense. A Samsung phone with model-number, SM-A530N, understood to be Galaxy A5 (2018), has been listed on the U.S. Under-the-hood, it is said to house Samsung's proprietary Exynos 7885 processor backed by 4GB RAM . Hopefully, we may also come across a dual-camera variant. Read More »

Venus-Jupiter conjunction: How and where to watch the planetary event

It is, however, not the first time this celestial event has occurred. The two planets will appear exceptionally bright and will be visible without a telescope, especially in the Northern Hemisphere. The North Taurid Meteor Shower peaks this weekend and you have a good chance of spotting Venus and Jupiter too! Like any astronomical event, the conjunction will be best viewed in a rural location away from any light and pollution. Read More »

Rocket launch should be visible from Northern Virginia on Saturday


Orbital ATK's Cygnus mission will be launched on Sunday morning after scrubbing its original lift-off on Saturday. A rocket launch on Virginia's Eastern Shore should be visible across Northern Virginia on Saturday morning. "We were working no issues until an aircraft flew into restricted airspace", the aerospace company said on Twitter . NASA says it will try again at 6:14 a.m. Read More »

What YouTube's Going to Do About Those Disturbing Videos That Target Kids


YouTube has announced a clampdown on disturbing and inappropriate children's videos, following accusations that the site enabled "infrastructural violence" through the long-run effects of its content recommendation system. Following revelations that YouTube is serving up to kids thousands of inappropriate and disturbing videos, the company said it will step up its efforts to prevent children from seeing such content. Read More »

Apple working on AR headset, may be ready by 2020


CEO Tim Cook has already spoken enthusiastically about AR in the press, the report noted. The headset should come with a specially designed chip for powering it, display, and it should be based on a new standalone operating system designed specifically for the kit called " rOS " (reality operating system). Read More »

The Last Jedi Season Is Coming - Electronic Arts


Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy says Johnson "will do wonderful things with the blank canvas". What would you want to see from a brand new Star Wars trilogy? During today's quarterly financial call for the Walt Disney Company, CEO Bob Iger announced that The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson will be helming his own Star Wars trilogy . Read More »

Apple will fix iPhone 8 and iPhone X Global Positioning System issues soon


We have covered the iOS 11.1 keyboard autocorrect issue which has been plaguing a vast number of users. Another fix in the update deals with situations where they "Hey Siri" command stops working. To send money to another Apple Pay Cash user on iPhone or iPad , open a new or existing conversation in Messages tap the App Store icon tap the Apple Pay icon enter an amount tap Pay add an optional message tap the upwards arrow review and confirm the payment with Face ... Read More »

IPhone X parts estimated at US$370: IHS Markit


The findings suggest that the iPhone X is significantly more expensive to manufacture than the iPhone 8 . But while Apple shipped 5.4 million units of the iPhone 8, it shipped 6.3 million of the larger iPhone 8 Plus. Samsung remains the top smartphone vendor worldwide and grew a healthy 8.2% with strong sales of the discounted Galaxy S8 duo and a strong performance of the affordable J-series in India and the Middle East. Read More »

New Google file share app doesn't require mobile data use


According to ZDNet, Files Go may be launch by next year and it will help Android users to transfer files from one phone to another without feeding on the mobile data. However, the audio, video and image files can only be shared within Bluetooth range. You can both send files and receive files wirelessly through this app. Read More »

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Is Live For EA Access Subscribers


However, it's only accessible to EA Access subscribers and players who bought the $79.99 Elite Trooper Deluxe Edition on Xbox One or PC. We will most likely discount the game like we did last time around the movie launch, and maybe you'll even see some selective discounts around the holidays, either Thanksgiving or Christmas. Read More »

Intel Taps AMD Graphics Chief


The extent of Intel's disadvantage versus AMD on the graphics front was illustrated by the other major announcement from the two companies this week: Intel has agreed to build processors with AMD graphics on board . Will the presence of a third player in the high-end graphics market affect Radeon and Nvidia? The graphics genius who led the transition to Retina displays during his time at Apple starts his new position at Intel in December. Read More »

Seattle mayor-elect Durkan promises progress


Nevertheless, Durkan told supporters on Tuesday night, "Now I know there's a lot of votes left to be counted, but I have to tell ya we're feeling really, really good about where we are". Victory Fund endorsed candidate Jenny Durkan is victorious tonight and will become the first out lesbian mayor of Seattle. Short sum-up of the second round of election results, released this afternoon : No changes in Seattle/King County races. Read More »