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Amazon is on a hiring spree to keep Alexa on top

Under the agreement, Microsoft customers first will be able to access Alexa via Cortana on Windows PCs, and later on Android and iOS devices, noted Andrew Shuman, corporate vice president, Cortana Engineering. However, that is not all that this Google Assistant-packed speaker can do. Sony Electronics revealed on Thursday at IFA Berlin 2017 the LF-S50G smart speaker, integrated with Google Assistant .

Oppo A71 launched with 13MP camera, Android 7.1 Nougat

The handset is powered by Mediatek's MT6750 SoC with octa-core 1.5GHz processor and Mali-T860 MP2 GPU. The OPPO A71 is preinstalled with Android 7.1 Nougat OS that is customized with Color OS 3.1 skin from the company. Oppo A71 measures 148.1×73.8 x7.6mm and weighs in at 137g. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, 3G and 4G. But it is expected that it will be made available in Pakistan and across the globe soon.

Lenovo settles FTC charges of privacy violations

The company must also get consumers' affirmative consent before pre-installing this type of software. The company also can not transmit sensitive user information to third parties and must get "affirmative consent" before reinstalling ad-related software, the FTC said in its complaint, adding that Lenovo must implement a comprehensive software security program for software it preloads on its laptops.

Major Balance Changes Coming to Hearthstone's Druids and Murlocs

In addition to Druid, there are upcoming changes for basic cards from Warrior and Shaman as well. Five different cards will be tweaked in a forthcoming update, while Blizzard has also commented on the state of two other, unchanged cards that players had been hoping to see adjusted.

Will Nissan PH take that 'Leaf' of faith?

The compact five-door's 40-kilowatt-hour battery is projected to get a 150-mile combined US range rating, Nissan says, and the starting price is $30,875 including delivery. Boasting improved energy efficiency, the new Nissan LEAF will bring healthy power and torque outputs of 110kW/320Nm. In about 24 hours from now, Nissan will pull the curtains off the next-gen Leaf and we can't wait to check out the vehicle in person.

Leak reveals details of foldable dual-screen ZTE Axon Multy

When the device is unfolded, the screens form a 6.8-inch flat display area - which, to be fair, isn't much larger than what many of today's smartphones offer thanks to just one screen (the 6.3-inch Samsung Galaxy Note 8 , or the 6-inch LG V30 are very fine examples in this regard).

Pixel 2 Snapdragon 836 Processor Ruled Out

It is now being expected that the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 will instead use an upgraded variant of the Snapdragon 835 , which will be faster compared to the regular chip. The Google Pixel 2 is believed to have a 5-inch display and will be manufactured by HTC, while the Pixel XL 2 will have a 6-inch display and will be manufactured by LG.

Tips For Publishing Engaging Facebook Video Content

Video content has become incredibly popular on Facebook over the last few years but numerous videos posted on the social media platform contain music that Facebook doesn't have the rights to. Getting into business with Facebook presents something of a Faustian bargain . Vivendi SA's Universal Music Group, owner of the world's largest record label, reported a 15.5 percent increases in sales in the most recent fiscal quarter, while Warner Music Group, owner of the third largest label, ...

Checking the Overall Picture for Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST)

Psagot Investment House Ltd decreased Ross Stores Inc ( ROST ) stake by 15.74% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Raymond James Trust Na holds 0.1% in Ross Stores, Inc. More interesting news about Ross Stores , Inc. 3,004 shares were sold by Morrow Brian R . Institutional investors own 86.90% stake in the company while Beta factor, which is used to measure riskiness of the security, was 1.41.

Plex for Kodi now available to everyone for free

For those not up to speed with the platforms, both Kodi and Plex both span-off from the XBMC project - a homebrew solution for media playback on Microsoft's first Xbox console. You can download the Plex for Kodi add-on here . Interestingly, the add-on has been launched less than a week after it emerged Plex had taken legal action against unofficial versions, so this is the company recognizing demand and getting ahead of a potential issue down the line.

MINI John Cooper Works GP Concept Will Bring Racy Looks To Frankfurt

A planned launch for the production version is expected towards the end of the third-generation Mini's life cycle in 2019. Mini's not-always-so-mini production line-up is an acquired taste, but its concepts and special editions often show unique styling and ideas that lend to broader appeal.

Apple raises United States dollars 5 billion in debt sale

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of America Corp. and Deutsche Bank AG managed the latest bond sale, Apple said in a filing. At the start of July, the company was sitting on more than $261.5 billion of cash - 94 percent of which was outside the U.S., Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri said on an earnings call.

Stock inside Investors Spotlight:- Berry Global Group, Inc. (BERY)

Looking at the other side of the coin, BERY traded as low as $42.46 in the past 52 weeks, and since then the shares have risen 33.89% or $14.39. It has outperformed by 30.98% the S&P500. portfolio. United Ser Automobile Association reported 114,575 shares. Todd Asset Management Lc reported 1.59% stake. Legal General Grp Public Limited Com reported 57,554 shares.

ZTE launches Blade A2S with 13MP rear camera

The ZTE Blade A2S weighs 138 gram and JD.com will start selling the A2S on September 8. The phone features a metal unibody which gives it a good look and feel. The operating system/Android Version of the phone is not specified yet. The Blade A2S sports a 13MP rear camera with LED flash, along with a 5MP front-facing snapper for selfies.

Super Mario officially no longer a plumber, says Japanese profile

Indeed, the beloved Mario has been cast in various games as a golfer, an Olympian, a baseball player, and a doctor. After 34 years of squeezing through pipes and recovering coins from underground chambers, Mario is calling it quits. "As a matter of fact, he also seems to have worked as a plumber a long time ago". However, according to a recent update from Nintendo, it looks like Mario has given up his blue-collar roots.

Alleged Xiaomi Redmi 5A appears on TENAA with Android Nougat, 32GB storage

Xiaomi from past three years has entered the market of more than 40 countries beyond the regions with making its smart devices more and more popular all over the world. There are some holdovers from MIUI though, including Xiaomi's Mi Remote, Mi Camera , and Mi Store apps. Google offers the stock Android experience (most handset makers add their own layer of customisation) and regular security updates as part of the Android One OS.

Malaysia's July exports grew 31% on year to RM78.6b

Despite better-than-expected export performance, United Overseas Bank's (Malaysia) economist Julia Goh was holding export forecast for August at 18 percent. From January to July, Malaysia's exports increased by 22.3 percent to 529.68 billion ringgit while imports rose by 23 percent to 478.71 billion ringgit, resulting in a trade surplus of 50.97 billion ringgit.

Commemorative Edition Camry confirmed

Easy to spot, they will be the only Camrys built in Australia to have metallic silver paint and a black roof. Based on the top of the range Camry Hybrid Atara SL grade, the limited editions will be priced from $41,150 before on-road costs, $710 more than the standard model.

Destiny 2: All Microtransactions and How Much They Cost

This premium currency allows players to purchase items with real money to save time and get better gear, so it can be useful, although not everyone agrees with microtransactions in games. Silver could then be used to get you new emotes, tool kits to customize your Sparrow (including the ability to make a custom horn), and the ability to get Sterling Treasure, a treasure box that could include a number of goodies like Chroma, pieces of Spektar armor, and other legendary items.

Kunene, Motale open a case after alleged assassination attempt

In an interview with ANN7 on Tuesday night‚ Kunene said he was aware a auto was following him‚ but brushed it off. Multiple reports suggested that Motale has been targeted after he published reports at the weekend about Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's alleged extramarital affairs.

Facebook claims ad reach is higher than census data, finds Pivotal

Facebook's Ad Manager - that helps set up, track and manage all campaigns - claims a "potential reach" of 41 million in the 18-24 age bracket in the US. According to media reports from Reuters , Facebook said in a statement to the research note that "The reach estimates are only created just to check how many people in a given area are eligible to see an advertisement a business might run.

YouTube Live updated with new features

For those watching the stream, this means there will be less of a delay between an action and a response to it. If Twitch introduces such features and an ultra-low-latency mode, this might be it for Microsoft's new service. Onscreen streaming was previously available for select app games on YouTube Gaming , according to YouTube , but now users will be able to use their phone's microphone and front-facing camera to add video and audio commentary to these streams.

US Bancorp's (NYSE:USB) Sentiment is 1.07

Doheny Asset Management CA trimmed its holdings in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB ) by 2.5% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Shares of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) traded up 0.84% during trading on Friday, hitting $51.68. Atria Investments LLC increased its stake in shares of U.S.

FMC Technologies, Inc. (FTI) Downgraded by ValuEngine

The SI to Everbridge Incorporated's float is 4.31%. About 230,763 shares traded. It has outperformed by 152.93% the S&P500. State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 73,794 shares. D E Shaw And reported 0.33% stake. Ahl Prns Llp holds 0.04% of its portfolio in TechnipFMC plc Ordinary Share (NYSE:FTI) for 41,224 shares. The stock of TechnipFMC plc Ordinary Share (NYSE:FTI) has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by Seaport Global.

90% of Gearbox is now working on Borderlands 3

He teased that 90 percent of its staff are " working on the thing I think most of you guys want us to be working on ", as quoted by Twinfinite . The Pre-Sequel was one, but it was not a real sequel to Borderlands 2 . Strauss Zelnick, CEO of Take-Two Interactive, which owns 2K Games, said last month that Borderlands 3 will launch at some point in 2018. This time around, Pitchford did not take to the act of singing an embarrassing or cringe worthy song while at the event, instead he just ...

Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) Q4 2016 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

Moreover, Dsam Partners (London) Ltd has 5.34% invested in the company for 536,551 shares. (NASDAQ:ATVI) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "The Future Of Gaming: Activision Blizzard" on September 01, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Activision Blizzard's Q2: Numbers Solid, Long-Term Catalysts Intact" published on August 08, 2017, Fool.com published: "3 Things Investors Missed in Activision Blizzard Inc .'s Quarterly Report" on August 28, 2017.

Cyber criminals target United Kingdom universities to steal missile secrets and personal data

OXFORD University is among those that have fallen victim to hundreds of cyber attacks, it has emerged. Carsten Maple, director of cyber- security research at Warwick University called for a tightening of cyber defences at universities. Oxford University was the worst-affected with 515 incidents of unauthorised access to accounts. The third restricted access to email and the network for some users for several hours before it was remedied.

Microsoft & Huawei to push public cloud in global pact

HUAWEI CLOUD looks forward to cooperating with Microsoft to build an open and win-win ecosystem. "However, because of data sovereignty it's impossible to be limited to a few clouds". Huawei now has no official timeframe for rolling out the cloud services. Those who want to be part of this event can apply online as well as apply on site and experience latest innovative technology trends.

The Moto X4 Has Been Officially Announced

The Moto X Force, which was launched in 2015, was the last gadget in the X series. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor which is clocked at 2.2 GHz and this is an octa-core CPU . The Lenovo-owned organization asserts that these one of a kind camera highlights will empower profundity impacts, for example, particular focus and color.

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe and Cabriolet debut

The digital cockpit has three different styles: Classic, Sporty and Progressive. At the upper edge of performance, the S63 Coupe and Cabriolet will feature the handmade AMG 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 which will make 603 horsepower and launch from 0 to 60 in a factory-rated 3.4 seconds.

LG G Pad X2 8.0 Plus launched for $240

The box increases its battery capacity to 6,300mAh. There's also an inclusion of a detachable stand. When you dock the tablet on the Plus Pack it will show time, date, weather and other important items. The device supports 4G LTE, WiFi and Bluetooth 4.2 to connect it to the web to other devices. There are shortcut keys also available to launch the apps just by selecting the key.

Seat's New Leon Cupra R Limited To 799 Cars

So, not only is the Cupra R one of the most powerful front-wheel drive hatches on the market, it is also SEAT's most powerful road auto. The third iteration of the range-topping hot hatch will get a 306bhp petrol engine, up from the Cupra 300's 296bhp, thanks to sportier engine mapping.

The KeyCorp Reaffirms "Sector Weight" Rating for Harley-Davidson, Inc. (HOG)

The dividend payment was $0.365 per share for the quarter which comes to $1.46 on an annualized basis. National Bank & Trust Of Mellon has invested 0.02% in IDACORP Inc (NYSE:IDA). The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Wednesday, July 12 by Bernstein. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, June 6 by Mizuho. Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q4 2016.

Here's why we celebrate Teacher's Day in India on September 5

But, if you don't, then we are here to help you to remind you about your first teacher . As a great educational reformer, his theory was that, a teacher should try to equalize his mind and soul with that standard of the children, whom he teaches; and read their mind, their likings and dislikings etc to make teaching effective.

Xiaomi Mi calculator app is now available for all Android phones

Xiaomi has recently made its Mi Calculator app available on Play Store for all Android smartphones. Now, slowly it has started offering its builtin apps to other Android devices as well. Here are the other features of the Mi calculator app as mentioned in Google Play Store's description for the app. This list will help you to figure out various functions of this app in daily routine.