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Author: 0 New tools to make your job search simpler

Since businesses often post jobs on multiple employment sites, users now have the option to select a default employment site to work through if Google finds the posting in multiple spots. The company is hosting a tour of sessions, which kicked off earlier this week in Indianapolis, Indiana. "This announcement marks an important milestone for Google and Paysa, offering easy access to estimated salary information as consumers browse the full universe of companies and job opportunities via ...

Science HTC has unveiled a standalone VR-helmet Vive Focus
Author: 0 HTC has unveiled a standalone VR-helmet Vive Focus

The headset will be powered by Vive Wave and will act as the content platform for the HTC Vive Focus . "As the VR industry leader in China, it is our duty to help reduce market fragmentation and provide content developers with more ways to make money", he said.

Science Scientists discover new Earth-like planet only 11 light years away
Author: 0 Scientists discover new Earth-like planet only 11 light years away

In addition, it's the closest planet to have been observed orbiting an inactive red dwarf star - an arrangement that may raise the likelihood that it could sustain life. This bodes well for Ross 128 b. Just being in the habitable zone , however, doesn't guarantee Ross 128 b is actually habitable. Digitized Sky Survey 2 Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin This image shows the sky around the red dwarf star Ross 128 in the constellation of Virgo (The Virgin).

Science Bluetooth-Enabled Smart Toys Pose Hacking Risk, Group Warns
Author: 0 Bluetooth-Enabled Smart Toys Pose Hacking Risk, Group Warns

The toy maker hired a third party to do security testing on the Furby Connect product and it complies with local privacy laws, Hasbro said. Which? is now putting its foot down and is calling for all connected toys with proven security or privacy issues to be taken off sale, citing the example of the German "Cayla" doll being yanked from shelves after it was revealed that it records children's conversations and uploads them to the cloud.

Science 10-year-old boy unlocks mom's Apple iPhone X using Face ID
Author: 0 10-year-old boy unlocks mom's Apple iPhone X using Face ID

This put an end to Ammar's Face ID hacks. However, the company explicitly admitted that the chances of breaking Face ID security increase with siblings, twins, and children under the age of 13, by publishing a security white paper. Apple in its security white paper says this "augmentation process" for its Face ID model is to "keep up with dramatic changes in your facial hair or makeup use, while minimising false acceptance".

Science Alabama 1 of 2 states in running to land Toyota, Mazda plant
Author: 0 Alabama 1 of 2 states in running to land Toyota, Mazda plant

Both Toyota and Mazda declined to comment to Bloomberg about the claims. Tennessee, Texas, and SC were among the more than dozen states linked to the factory. It was believed following the initial announcement Toyota would build the plant relatively close to its Mississippi Corolla plant, and the company already makes engines at its Alabama manufacturing plant in Huntsville.

Science Scientists warn Earth is on the road to ruin
Author: 0 Scientists warn Earth is on the road to ruin

Writing in the online worldwide journal BioScience , the scientists led by top USA ecologist Professor William Ripple, from Oregon State University, said: "Humanity is now being given a second notice ..." According to the University of Sydney , co-author Thomas Newsome thinks it is the highest ever number of signatories to a scientific paper, and he saw a big response when he shared the warning on Twitter.

Science United Nations urges countries to stop conflicts during winter Olympics
Author: 0 United Nations urges countries to stop conflicts during winter Olympics

PyeongChang 2018 President Hee Beom Lee presented the truce before the General Assembly, and South Korean gold medalist Kim Yu Na spoke of the "role of sport and the Olympic ideal in promoting peace". "Today, I hope to witness this power again", she continued. The resolution recalls the ancient Greek tradition of "ekecheiria", which called for a cessation of hostilities to encourage a peaceful environment, ensure safe passage and participation of athletes in the ancient Olympics.

Science French skier dies during training at Nakiska
Author: 0 French skier dies during training at Nakiska

Poisson is one of many skiers from several nations who have been training at Nakiska in advance of the World Cup event at Lake Louise later this month. He made his World Cup debut in 2004 at the age of 20, earning his sole podium when he finished third in the downhill in Santa Caterina last season.Poisson, the father of a young son, took part at the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics at Vancouver and Sochi, finishing seventh and 16th respectively in the downhill races.

Author: 0 Watch Series 3 Helps Apple Inc. Reclaim Its Wearables Crown

Apple shipped 2.8 million units of wearables in the third quarter in 2016. After a short disruption by Xiaomi , Apple Inc. The U.S. tech giant shipped 3.9 million units of wearables in the third quarter of 2017. Apple also released the new WatchOS 4 operating system for all Watch generations. According to Canalys estimates, as many as 800,000 units of the Apple Watch shipped in Q3 were cellular-enabled.

Author: 0 Google's Android distribution numbers for November confirm a minimal increase for Oreo

Last month, Oreo debuted at 0.2% of all devices . Presumably these are the ones responsible for keeping Gingerbread, released in May 2010, and Ice Cream Sandwich from October 2011 still on Google's Android version distribution chart. While Android 7.0 Nougat is on 17.6 per cent devices, around 3.0 per cent users are on Android 7.1 Nougat. Android KitKat is now on 13.8 per cent of active devices, seeing a small drop from the previous month.

Science 'World's oldest wine' found in 8000-year-old jars in Georgia
Author: 0 'World's oldest wine' found in 8000-year-old jars in Georgia

Testing of the Georgian pieces showed evidence of a slew of acids from wine that had been made inside the erstwhile vessels. The earthenware jars containing residual wine compounds were found in two sites south of the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, researchers said.

Science New weather satellite scheduled to be launched on Tuesday
Author: 0 New weather satellite scheduled to be launched on Tuesday

NOAA-20 and the polar-orbiting satellites, on the other hand, get a view of the entire planet and provide a large chunk of the data that are used in weather prediction models because they get a global view. Instruments on board were designed by Ball, along with Raytheon , Harris and Northrop Grumman . Launch of a Delta 2 rocket carrying a sophisticated polar weather satellite was called off at the last minute Tuesday by an apparent technical issue with the booster and wayward boats that ...

Science Ryan murder: CBI asks Gurugram cops about probe botch-up
Author: 0 Ryan murder: CBI asks Gurugram cops about probe botch-up

While the police team had apprehended Ashok Kumar, who was working as a conductor in the school bus for the murder, the CBI investigation gave him a clean chit and detained the juvenile who studies in the same school. The Juvenile Justice Board had directed CBI to allow child welfare committee (CWC) to probe the social activities of the murder suspect and profile his behaviour, likings and followings on the social front.

Science American detained trying to enter North Korea; North Korean soldier escapes south
Author: 0 American detained trying to enter North Korea; North Korean soldier escapes south

The soldier had defected from a North Korean guard post nearby. South Korea says North Korean soldiers shot at and injured a fellow soldier who was crossing a border village to defect to the South. "But our military is keeping a full readiness posture against the possibility of North Korea's provocations", a military official said in a briefing.

Science Google Home can now be used as an intercom with Broadcast feature
Author: 0 Google Home can now be used as an intercom with Broadcast feature

The new Broadcasts are available and rolling out on assistant phones and speakers from today, however it may take longer for these services to arrive, because of Google's slower time-frames. Of course, this only works if you have a few devices strewn around your home. Just use Google Assistant on your smartphone to send messages to a Google Assistant-enabled device .

Science Sierra Nevada Corporation after glide test flight of Dream Chaser space plane
Author: 0 Sierra Nevada Corporation after glide test flight of Dream Chaser space plane

On Saturday, private spaceflight company Sierra Nevada announced that its Dream Chaser spaceplane had successfully glided and landed on a runway after being released from a helicopter. The company said several hours after the test that the glide flight was a success, and would release more details November 13. (5,500 kilograms) of cargo to the International Space Station.

Science BharatNet second phase launched: Jio pays highest fee
Author: 0 BharatNet second phase launched: Jio pays highest fee

BharatNet broadband, which is a base for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project - Digital India - saw a rush from telecom service providers seeking to use BharatNet broadband services to provide last-mile connectivity to villages. Under the Phase I, 1 lakh Global Positioning System or 3 lakh villages were connected. State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) will roll out optical fibre in eight states - Assam, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Jammu and ...

Science Global CO2 emissions rise for the first time in four years
Author: 0 Global CO2 emissions rise for the first time in four years

The report comes as 197 nations are meeting in Bonn in Germany for the annual United Nations climate negotiations, this one being COP-23. Global carbon dioxide emissions are on track to rise slightly this year after three years of staying flat, new research shows.

Author: 0 Another Pixel 2 XL problem, this one with touch panel edge response

As per a Pixel User Community post , some Pixel 2 XL owners have been noticing dead spots close to the bezels, specifically on the right-hand edge of the screen. If the problem does lie with the hardware itself, then it would a much bigger headache for both Google and the consumers. The lack of response from tapping the screen edges is just one of the many issues that appeared upon the release of Google Pixel 2 XL .

Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 gets Rs. 1000 price cut for three days

As a result of the permanent price cut, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage is priced at Rs 9,999, down from Rs 10,999. Xiaomi has mentioned that it is a permanent price cut, making the device that much more alluring to buyers.

Science Google to remove apps from Play Store if found in violation
Author: 0 Google to remove apps from Play Store if found in violation

Well, Google seems to be focused on resolving all these issues and relieve users of the storage space related concerns. Google will be removing all apps where the Accessibility Services is used inappropriately. There is a huge risk when it comes to Accessibility Services. While this makes it easier for users to sign in with a simple tap, their credentials can be used for malicious purposes.