For a second year running, the number of journalists imprisoned for their work has hit a historical high, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a journalist rights organisation. "In a just society, no journalist should ever be imprisoned for their work and reporting critically, but 262 are paying that price". In Egypt, where 20 journalists are being held, a draconian new anti-terrorism law has tightened the government's strangling grip on the press.
Redbox on Demand will offer 48-hour rentals starting at $3.99 and electronic sell-through transactions for $9.99. In addition to rending and selling physical copies at Kiosks, Redbox customers can now rent or even buy such content. "(That) is a subscription service, and they do not offer new releases". Redbox has announced the launch of its new Redbox On Demand platform. "An Apple TV app is launching in the coming weeks".
Meanwhile, the broad based NSE Nifty climbed by 81.15 or 0.79% at 10,333.25 with 31 components registering rise. BSE small-cap and mid-cap indices surged 1.38% and 1%, respectively. Underlined disruptions on government reforms have not influenced the poll. Nifty settled up 59.15 points, or 0.58%, ending at at 10252.10. All the sub-indices of the BSE ended in the green barring the S&P BSE telecom index, which was down 7.98 points.
At the time, it was believed that Synaptics was talking about Samsung. Chinese smartphone giant, Vivo may trump the likes of Apple and Samsung to come as the world's first phone with in-screen fingerprint reader next year. This is clearly setting a path for more smartphones to come with an "all-screen" design that integrates the fingerprint scanner with the display. Vivo isn't particularly well-known in Western markets, but is popular in India as the fourth-biggest smartphone maker ...
Don't rule out the implementation of loot-boxes and microtransactions in a new batch of games on an indie scale given that Take-Two Interactive will be over a new indie publishing label called Private Division. " Project Wight ", an alternate history game about Vikings and monsters from former " Battlefield " and "Payday 2" developers. Private Division is comprised of veterans in the industry, and they're going to be focused on helping independent studios get their games out.
After years of claiming that it would steer clear of pre-roll ads in favor of its preferred mid-roll Ad Break format, Facebook announced today that it will begin to test six-second ads that play before videos within its Watch hub. Facebook said on Thursday that it would be tweaking its algorithms to feature some videos more prominently in its News Feed, as it attempts to compete more directly with other video streaming platforms.
LG doesn't share many specifics about the hardware inside the updated Gram models. LG will show off the Gram at CES 2018 , with the laptop going on sale in United States in January; more countries are set to get the Gram soon after. Apparently you'll be able to buy one of the lightweight laptops with an eighth-generation Core i5 or i7 processor and one or two SSDs inside. The series also comes equipped with DTS Headphone X that provides the multi-channel sound of up to 11.1 channels for ...
Today the iMac Pro went up for pre-order and Apple has updated Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X to go along with it. 32GB of DDR4-2666 memory ships standard , along with a 1TB SSD, a Radeon Vega 56, 10Gb ethernet, four Thunderbolt 3 ports (USB-C style), and a 27-inch 5K (5120×2880) display that's compatible with the DCI-P3 color standard.
The planet has a layer of white salt covering it, and the texture and color on the phone aim to mimic that. So, are you going to buy the OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition? Besides, you can also see Star Wars etched at the bottom in red color.
Ahead, witness the top stories of the year in one hell of a year-in-review video - and be sure to scroll through to read some of the most riveting parts of this year's study on USA searches in easy-to-digest list form. The Las Vegas Shooting that killed at least 59 people and injured more than 500 was another dismal search. Out of the celebrities who died in 2017, Tom Petty came top of the search list, followed by Linkin Park's Chester Bennington, singer Chris Cornell , actor Bill ...
A new patent that was granted to the South Korea tech giant is apparently suggesting that the company could be working on a smartphone with double-sided display. When the device is not in use, the screens will fold together to protect the display. Recently, Samsung has Filed a New Patent for Foldable Galaxy X Phone.
The new Nokia camera app shows not only 2x telephoto zoom but also wide angle mode (both features the Nokia 5 can't even make use of since it has a single camera). This is being thought to mean that Nokia has chosen to forego the RGB/ monochrome dual camera setup it used on the Nokia 8 , and brought two RGB sensors with different fields of view and zoom capabilities on an upcoming smartphone - probably the Nokia 9 .
The Reddit integration works in three ways. Also a part of Intelligent Search, Bing is partnering with Reddit , to bring information from Reddit to the Bing search engine. "All this awesome content is sitting there". At an AI-focused event in San Francisco, the Redmond, Washington-based company revealed that Bing now has the ability to measure how many reputable sources are behind a given answer, as well as summarize opposing perspectives to contentious questions.
The Nintendo Switch has also faced several shortages so far, but Nintendo executives pledge to have enough supply to meet demand during the lucrative holiday shopping season. The Nintendo Switch now retails for $300 on their official site. After the Psyonix has announced plans to release a physical Rocket League Collector's Edition for Nintendo Switch, which will be distributed by Warner Bros.
You the player are pulled through a wormhole and find yourself in an hostile environment filled with "biological threats". Scavenged materials can be used to build weapons, buildings and other useful items, as well as develop a base camp, where crop growing and animal rearing facilities can be added.
No civil discourse. No cooperation. The tech giant, along with rivals Twitter and Google, testified before Congress last month about the impact of social networks on last year's U.S. A former Facebook executive delivered a speech excoriating social media and accusing it of tearing apart the fabric of society. About four days earlier at an Axios forum, former Facebook president Sean Parker discussed Facebook objectives during the early days.
Speaking at a one-day public hearing on youth development and empowerment at the National Assembly in Abuja, he acknowledged that there is a crisis surrounding the subject in Nigeria and called on the federal government, National Assembly, private sector and civil society to focus attention on addressing it.
Just yesterday, Ubisoft hinted at a Predator crossover event coming to the tactical team-based shooter Ghost Recon: Wildlands called "The Hunt" with the release of a brief teaser clip featuring the titular extraterrestrial warrior making short work of several hapless soldiers lost in the jungle.
Terms of the deal weren't disclosed, but an unidentified source claims Apple will pay $400 million for the United Kingdom -based startup. " Shazam is one of the highest rated apps in the world and loved by hundreds of millions of users and we can't imagine a better home for Shazam to enable us to continue innovating and delivering magic for our users".
Annihilation's new trailer gives us more insight into Portman's character's battle to save her husband from an unknown attack and figure out what's happening to their world. " Annihilation " comes out February 23 in the U.S., and according to Deadline , will stream internationally on Netflix just 17 days later, reportedly because it was considered "challenging" to market overseas.
The Clear ID FS9500 optical in-display fingerprint sensor is said to be designed for smartphones with infinity display and "magically activate in the display only when needed". This apparently led many to believe that finger scanners will soon be phased out, as the mobile companies tend to emulate Apple more often than not.
Roughly 26 percent of Android devices run Lollipop , and given Google's penchant to want Assistant in as many devices as possible, such a move is not entirely unprecedented. Google Assistant on phones now supports the U.S., UK, India, Australia, Canada, and Singapore in English, the U.S., Mexico, and Spain in Spanish, as well as Italy, Japan, Germany, Brazil, and Korea.
The Philadelphia Phillies - whose president of baseball operations, Andy MacPhail; and general manager, Matt Klentak, were Orioles executives when the team drafted Machado - are reluctant to give up prospects for Machado when they could sign him as a free agent next offseason without giving up players in their system, sources say.
The $1 billion fund, which Apple unveiled in May, is aimed at accelerating the growth of advanced manufacturing in the USA and showing that the firm is creating USA jobs. "I was saying make America great again, and I actually think we can say now, and I really believe this, we're gonna get things coming. we're gonna get Apple to start building their damn computers and things in this country, instead of in other countries".