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IT Amazon Echo To Make Synchronised Smart Homes Across 20 Cities In India
Author: 0 Amazon Echo To Make Synchronised Smart Homes Across 20 Cities In India

Amazon had recently announced that the Alexa skills library has crossed the 12,000 number, including PM Modi's popular Mann Ki Baat programme. Would you like to buy it?'. "We understood that it would not be possible for a purchase to be made without the account owner's knowledge, even in instances where technology, meant to stop ads interacting with devices, had not been effective", the regulator said in its decision.

IT U.S. vehicle dependability improved 9 pct over 2017
Author: 0 U.S. vehicle dependability improved 9 pct over 2017

Power Vehicle Dependability Study demonstrate Kia's continued commitment to quality and in building world-class products that offer tremendous value to our customers", said Greg Silvestri, head of service operations, Kia Motors America (KMA).

IT Galaxy S9 hype grows with a powerful camera, 3D emojis and Benchmarks
Author: 0 Galaxy S9 hype grows with a powerful camera, 3D emojis and Benchmarks

For those unfamiliar with the concept, 3D emoji use a device's front camera to capture the user's facial expressions and "emojify" them. The smartphone will reportedly have one speaker at the top and one at the bottom, which would be a great improvement over the current generation of Samsung flagships.

IT Amazon UK to make
Author: 0 Amazon UK to make "small reduction" on jobs amid hiring spree

Amazon is laying off hundreds of corporate employees, a rare cutback for a company that has spent most of the last few years in a frantic growth spurt. Amazon plans to make "small" numbers of job cuts in its United Kingdom operations as part of a wider shake-up at its Seattle headquarters - but stressed that affected employees will be assisted in finding roles in other areas within the company.

IT Facial recognition systems biased toward white men
Author: 0 Facial recognition systems biased toward white men

In her newly published paper , which will be presented at a conference this month, Buolamwini studied the performance of three leading facial recognition systems - by Microsoft, IBM and Megvii of China - by classifying how well they could guess the gender of people with different skin tones.

IT Call of Duty Movie May Have Found Its Director
Author: 0 Call of Duty Movie May Have Found Its Director

Soldado is scheduled to open in theaters on June 29, 2017, but we are hoping that Sollima begins work on bringing one of the most successful video game franchises in history on the silver screen much earlier than that. The adaptation of that massively popular franchise has always been considered one of the most prized projects out there in terms of films based on video games.

IT Park friend sentenced to 20 years for corruption
Author: 0 Park friend sentenced to 20 years for corruption

Choi Soon-sil (C), a confidante of former South Korean President Park Geun-Hye, arrives at Seoul Central District Court in Seoul , South Korea , Feb. Three years later Park entered politics, winning a seat in the National Assembly. She was the country's first democratically elected president to be forced from office.

IT Dane County woman among volunteers responding to Grand Canyon helicopter crash
Author: 0 Dane County woman among volunteers responding to Grand Canyon helicopter crash

Becky Dobson, 27, Jason Hill, 32, and Stuart Hill, 30, died in Saturday's crash , the Hualapai Nation Police Department said. It remains unclear what caused the crash of the helicopter, which was operated by Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, but rescue efforts were hampered by severe winds gusting up to 50 miles per hour and a terrain that the chief of the local Hualapai Police, Francis Bradley, described as "extremely rugged", the BBC reported .

IT Overwatch gets a post-Valentine's free weekend
Author: 0 Overwatch gets a post-Valentine's free weekend

The Overwatch Free Weekend will be available on all supported platforms, which includes the PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 . If players decide to purchase the game after the free trial, the items and experience points that they have previously earned will remain accessible to them as they play on.

IT Sam's Club reduces membership categories, offers more free shipping
Author: 0 Sam's Club reduces membership categories, offers more free shipping

Sam's Club is rolling out free shipping on most of the items it sells online, from televisions to washing machines, in a direct challenge to Amazon Prime and Costco . The opening of e-commerce fulfillment centers will be key to making free and fast shipping a reality. But unlike Prime, Sam's Club won't guarantee two-day delivery - at least not yet.

IT Snapdragon 845 beats iPhone X in graphics, benchmark results
Author: 0 Snapdragon 845 beats iPhone X in graphics, benchmark results

All told, the Snapdragon 845 general performance can be summed up as "a mixed bag", meaning the chip is excellent but will not necessarily redefine the standard set by the Snapdragon 835 in the past, perhaps owing to the Snapdragon 845's lack of new manufacturing node.

IT Hamlin named USA flag bearer
Author: 0 Hamlin named USA flag bearer

Olympic team at Friday's opening ceremonies in South Korea. Davis also injected race into the coin toss discussion, by including #BlackHistoryMonth2018 in his tweet. But they didn't. Davis knew going in that tying with another Olympian on the vote would require a coin flip . And it resonated with African-Americans far beyond sports.

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Author: 0 "Splatoon 2" Starter Edition Invites Newcomers to the Party

Obviously, you're going to need the game if you want to take advantage of the second item on our list. If you haven't grabbed Splatoon 2 for your Nintendo Switch yet, then it was probably for a good reason. That's the same price as the standalone game, so the new Starter Edition is a great value, as Nintendo indicates . We do know, however, that they will be available exclusively in a two-pack with both amiibo and that that pack will cost $24.99.

Author: 0 Gmail Go for Android arrives at Google Play Store

The notch design received market focus with the arrival of the iPhone X last year, though Android co-founder Andy Rubin the even before the iPhone X launch, particularly in May last year, with a small notch for the front-facing camera sensor.

IT Google's next Android overhaul is said to embrace iPhone 'notch'
Author: 0 Google's next Android overhaul is said to embrace iPhone 'notch'

Incremental improvements for Android P mentioned in the report include improved battery life , support for foldable display , enhanced Google Assistant , and more. For instance, the Google search bar on a device's home screen could also integrate the Google Assistant. Rumors have it that Huawei is also in the making of a device with a notch similar to the one on the iPhone X .

IT New YouTube TV Channels Arrive Alongside Price Hike
Author: 0 New YouTube TV Channels Arrive Alongside Price Hike

To check if YouTube TV is available in your city, head here . (It took months before the Android TV application launched.) But Google has continued to improve this as well, most recently with the launch of an application for Roku devices .

IT Tim Cook talks Apple Pay and wearable growth at shareholder meet
Author: 0 Tim Cook talks Apple Pay and wearable growth at shareholder meet

Apple shares ended 1% lower at $164.34, in the USA session, Tuesday. Cook also told shareholders at the meeting that Apple could contribute to the USA healthcare sector. According to Cook, the combined revenue from all those products is nearing that of a Fortune 300 company. Apple had recommended that shareholders vote against both of the measures.

IT Spyro the Dragon remasters will swoop to PS4 this year
Author: 0 Spyro the Dragon remasters will swoop to PS4 this year

This means new assets, lighting, animations, cinematics and soundtrack, alongside new features such as a reworked saving system to improve accessibility. While we wait, head down to the comments section and let us know if you'd be interested in replaying the Spyro trilogy should Activision decides to remaster it.

IT The Evil Within 2 adds first-person mode with terrifying results
Author: 0 The Evil Within 2 adds first-person mode with terrifying results

While there was a portion of The Evil Within 2 that featured a first person perspective, this got fans in a clamor to play the entire game in this mode. This first-person mode is located in the General settings (Options General). Pegging it from Anima or the multi-limbed Laura looks scary enough in the trailer above, but the flashback scene-that returns players to the first game's run-in with The Keeper-in first-person? The Evil Within 2 is also now discounted for 50% off on Xbox One, ...

IT Instagram To Test Screenshots Alerts For Stories
Author: 0 Instagram To Test Screenshots Alerts For Stories

Numerous introduced "new features" are of no use or kills the actual purposes Snapchat had been used for the past years. It has been in the process of rolling out a redesigned app that, by separating content created by friends and family from professionally produced content, is meant to make Snapchat more accessible to a broader audience.

IT Redmi Note 5 Pro, Mi LED TV 4 (55) make global debut
Author: 0 Redmi Note 5 Pro, Mi LED TV 4 (55) make global debut

Starting with the display, the phone features a 5.99-inch full HD+ (1080 x 2160 pixels) IPS-LCD panel with 18:9 aspect ratio display and a 2.5D curved glass. The Note 5 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC, and notably, it's the first smartphone to launch with the said chipset. The phone is having the dual camera setup at the back placed vertically.