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Oculus VR Founder Palmer Luckey Leaves Facebook

Palmer Luckey, one of the biggest forces behind the Oculus Rift headset and co-founder of the Facebook-owned Oculus , is leaving the company, according to a report from UploadVR . That spurred Facebook's purchase of Oculus for almost $3 billion i...

Xbox One update for March introduces the Beam livestreaming service

If you do not have a custom background set, you'll see that the updated Home also spotlights the game you're now playing by featuring hero art as your Xbox background. "We're excited to announce that we are shipping new features to the broader Xbox...

Ford Recalls Heavy Duty Trucks and Smaller Crossovers and Vans

So far, Ford is aware of 29 reports of engine fires. In North America, the engine fire recall includes the 2014 Escape SUV, the 2014 and 2015 compact Fiesta ST, the 2013 and 2014 Fusion midsize auto, and the 2013 through 2015 Transit Connection s...

Truecaller 8 now gives more control to your mobile calling

Truecaller entered into a partnership with Airtel to launch " Airtel Truecaller ID ", a feature that brings caller ID functions on a feature phone. Audio Calls haven't made it to our devices as yet, but should work similarly to video calls, though ...

Half of Android devices are still not getting security patches

What are the best new features in Android O? The developer preview is available to download and install, but you need to have a Nexus or Pixel phone for that. The mode will let users handle multi-tasking with one window inside the other. Still, t...

New Star Wars Episode 8, Han Solo Movie Details

Star Wars: The Last Jedi won't be altered in wake of Carrie Fisher's death, film bosses have confirmed. "We're not changing "eight" to deal with her passing", he told a University of Southern California conference. Well, Lord and Miller have ce...

Ad Industry, Broadband Carriers Cheer Senate Vote To Scrap Privacy Rules

The resolution would also prevent the FCC from trying to protect consumers and their data ever again, assuming it passes. "Advertisers and marketers are lining up to get access to all the information that's now available about us", said Jeff Ch...

Ebay to start guaranteed three-day delivery on 20 million items

According to eBay , if a guaranteed item arrives late, the buyer can have the shipping cost refunded. The Delivery Guarantee program just ensures that your products arrive in three days or less. Brett Thome, vice-president of business development ...

Royal Jordanian Airlines reportedly bans all electronic devices from carry-on luggage

The statement said that "following instructions from the concerned USA departments", the airline would be banning any electronic device in flight cabins except for "cellular telephones and medical devices". No American carriers are impacted by the ...

Google and Facebook in European Cross Hairs Over Hate Speech

It has provoked debate in the industry and earlier today the Guardian took the dramatic step of canceling all ads on Google and YouTube in protest following further revelations from the Times . "Google, Facebook and others are media companies an...

Google Guetzli compression algorithm squeezes more out of JPEGs

The new encoder is called Guetzli - Swiss German for " cookie ", apparently - and according to Google, it can create "high quality JPEG images with file sizes 35 percent smaller than now available methods". It would be interesting to see if Guetzl...

Honda WR-V launched in India at Rs 7.75 lakh

The WR-V is priced at Rs 7.75 lakh to Rs 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and comes with a 1.2-litre petrol and 1.3-litre diesel engine. Motivation for this pint-sized crossover comes from the same engine options as the Jazz - a 1.2-litre i-VTEC petrol ...

Two men attack commuters with axe at Dusseldorf rail station

Counter-terrorism police were reportedly dispatched to the scene and were able to arrest two people. Earlier this evening a terrified passenger claimed on Twitter that a "crazy man" attacked people in the station. Bruno Macedo tweeted: "Man with ...

Nintendo advises consumers against using Switch Joy-Cons near aquariums

More generally, it's also a good idea to minimize the distance between you and your Switch. The touchscreen allows you to quickly change your profile name and type friend codes. Still, GI.biz reports that most major retailers were very pleased w...

China reins in defence spending as Donald Trump boosts military budget

While China will increase spending by $9.7, a total that has reached a record of $145 billion in their country for the first time. The announcement comes just days after President Donald Trump announced a 10 percent splurge in United States defence...

GST rollout likely by July 1, says Jaitley

Meanwhile, talking about passing the Bill in Parliament, Jaitley said, "C-GST, I-GST and UT-GST law will be taken to Parliament in the second half of Budget Session beginning March 9". There won't be a higher rate of taxation. Further, the 4-slab r...

Analyst Research and Recommendations: Office Depot, Inc. (ODP), Cemtrex, Inc. (CETX)

The stock has a market capitalization of $2.35 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.89 and a beta of 3.26. Sales at Lowe's stores open more than 13 months rose 5.1 percent in the fourth quarter ended February 3, above the average estimate of a ris...

New Spotify HiFi In The Works, Will Cost Up To $10 More

Spotify is preparing to launch a lossless audio version of its streaming service, according to multiple sources. It remains to be seen how much Spotify will actually charge when Hi-Fi does launch, but it's clear that the Swedish firm is throwing the ...

Georges St. Pierre gets opponent for UFC return

But after almost four years off, White admitted he didn't even think St-Pierre would be back in the Octagon at all. Bisping, who is now recovering from an injury, defended his belt in 2016 vs. St-Pierre hinted last summer that he was preparing for a ...

Berkshire Hathaway Q4 Profit Up 15%

Yet Buffett said most stock investors are better off with low-priced index funds than paying higher fees to managers who often underperform. After struggling for many years following the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center, airlin...

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Amazon gives teens shopping independence

Afterwards, the teen will log into the Amazon App using their own username and password. But there's a catch. The second way has parents giving their teens monthly spending lim...

Face ID technology may be coming to iPad Pro

Analysts have been claiming that a lot of people will upgrade to the iPhone X and it has been referred as a super cycle. Meanwhile, Apple will be slowly implementing Face ID ac...

Samsung HMD Odyssey Introduces the Ultimate Windows Mixed Reality Experience

The latest entrant in this space is Samsung , with its $499 Odyssey . The VR suite is just like being in your own home, blanks walls ready to decorate and you can decorate as y...

Fake news rose to top Google, Facebook results after Las Vegas shooting

A few hours later, searches for the same name were showing articles debunking the 4chan post and cataloging the trail of viral fake news after the shooting. "Unfortunately, ear...

It Looks Like Google's Making its Own Echo Show Competitor

Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Friday. You can link the Amazon Echo Spot with external speakers using Bluetooth or cable connectivity. "The all-n...

Time to take digital innovations to grassroots level: Reliance Jio

Out of the blue and with absolutely no details, Reuters wrote that " Apple is in talks with New Delhi to make its phones in India and earlier this year started assembling its lo...

Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 hits the field today

Electronic Arts has announced the worldwide launch of Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 today. As you'd expect the Ronaldo and Icon editions will cost you a ...

Top Hizbul Mujahideen commander Abdul Qayoom Najar killed in Baramulla

Imtiyaz Hussain, Baramulla Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), said, "Najar was killed by security forces foiling an infiltration bid in Lachipora area near the LoC on Tuesday m...

Newcastle fans rave over attacker after Stoke win - 'Invaluable', 'absoluteā€¦

But Lascelles, who headed the victor from a Ritchie corner at Swansea, did the same again on 68 minutes to earn the praise of his manager. "We had a lot of chances and it was a ...

Wenger will not use ArsenalĀ“s Europa League match as Chelsea excuse

He was supposed to be Arsenal's saviour and future captain for many years to come but very little has gone to plan for Jack Wilshere thus far. The Gunners have endured a mixe...

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Local Line Workers Assist in Florida Power Restoration

Local Line Workers Assist in Florida Power Restoration

The Missouri crews will be split between Flint Energies, Reynolds, Ga., GreyStone Power, Douglasville, Ga.; and SECO Energy, Sumterville, Fla., which has about 200,000 meters and a...

Mercedes-AMG Project One Takes Aim at Aston Martin Valkyrie

Mercedes-AMG Project One Takes Aim at Aston Martin Valkyrie

But the Project One, built to celebrate AMG's 50th anniversary this year, is so much more than just its powertrain. The new photo reveals a rear profile of AMG's latest brainchild,...

Nissan targets new Leaf global sales of more than 90000 a year

Nissan targets new Leaf global sales of more than 90000 a year

The glossy "floating" roof joins seamlessly up with both the tinted rear windows and the dark boot, while the angular rear lights cut into the car's bodywork with welcome panache...

Xiaomi MI Mix 2 enters mass production confirms CEO, teases retail box

Xiaomi MI Mix 2 enters mass production confirms CEO, teases retail box

However there are chances that Xiaomi would implement it considering that is what most other smartphones are offering. One interesting feature that Mi Mix 2 could sport is th...

The Samsung Galaxy J7+ goes official on Samsung Thailand's site

The Samsung Galaxy J7+ goes official on Samsung Thailand's site

It is packed with a 3000mAh battery. Plus, the phone also supports an Always-On display feature which will allow users to quickly glance at the display without having to wake up. T...