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Research Samsung Pay might work on non-Samsung smartphones next year
Author: 0 Samsung Pay might work on non-Samsung smartphones next year

Mobile Payments is an ever growing market with OEMs attempting to replace the traditional wallet with your smartphone, but majority have very similar feature sets. In the meanwhile, the company is also exploring whether selling an accessory that bridges the technical barrier for other Android smartphones to support full-fledged Samsung Pay is feasible and in company's best interest, the source said.

Research What Adobe's Decision to Phase Out Flash Player Means for Online Security
Author: 0 What Adobe's Decision to Phase Out Flash Player Means for Online Security

But now Adobe plans to stop distributing it, remove their support and updates by the end of 2020. The Flash Player which is the revolutionary software has been around for more than two decades making it possible for users to download or play games online, stream music from radio stations, and watch videos on YouTube .

Research Gionee A1 Plus with dual camera launched at 26999
Author: 0 Gionee A1 Plus with dual camera launched at 26999

The Gionee A1 Plus price in India is Rs. 26,999, making it significantly more expensive that the Gionee A1 that was launched at Rs. 19,999 in the country. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS with Gionee's Amigo 4.0 layer on top. Its retail availability starts from Wednesday, July 26, and the company has not mentioned whether the smartphone will become available to buy via online stores at a later date.

Research Overwatch League Will Guarantee Minimum $50000 Salaries to Players
Author: 0 Overwatch League Will Guarantee Minimum $50000 Salaries to Players

Blizzard's Overwatch League has taken another leap with details of player remuneration policy as well as benefits that each player will be legally entitled to under league regulation. Blizzard will be using in-game stats to compile a scouting report to aid teams in assembling players. Every player will have a guaranteed contract for a year, with an option to renew at the end of that year.

Research All Walmart SNES Classic Pre-Orders Being Canceled
Author: 0 All Walmart SNES Classic Pre-Orders Being Canceled

While Nintendo pre-order hype is always generally high, the SNES Classic garnered extra attention thanks to retailers keeping a tight lid on pre-order information for the retro console reboot. Earlier this week we reported that customers who had preordered the SNES Classic from Walmart were experiencing order cancellations. The revelation will not likely sit well with the gaming community, especially given Nintendo's rather sordid history of short-ordering consoles and failing ...

Research At Last, Senate Passes Peace Corps Bill
Author: 0 At Last, Senate Passes Peace Corps Bill

Both the Senate and the House of Representatives had separately passed the bill past year. However, after the harmonisation of the two separate bills, the Senate had rejected the harmonised version, which has now been approved. "It is on record that the Senate is not considering the bill afresh but is addressing the uncertainties surrounding the Peace Corps that were raised at the plenary when the Conference Report was presented".

Research OnePlus explains why OnePlus 5 emergency 911 call bug happened
Author: 0 OnePlus explains why OnePlus 5 emergency 911 call bug happened

Posted yesterday morning to the company's forum, OnePlus is detailing what caused the 911 reboot bug that had many OnePlus 5 owners anxious. This reboot was a random occurrence for some users on VoLTE network where OTDOA protocol was triggered when placing an emergency call.

Research Google Pixel 2 new image leaked showing no headphone jack
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 new image leaked showing no headphone jack

Unfortunately, that doesn't include a headphone jack , though on the bright side, audiophiles may get a loud pair of front-facing speakers this time around. Going parallel to Google's design language, the images tease the devices to feature an unmistakable two-piece back plate alongside a circular rear fingerprint scanner.

Research Tata Nexon: Top key features
Author: 0 Tata Nexon: Top key features

This will be the first time Tata Motors will get the Apple vehicle play option in its model. The Tata Nexon uses a Harman-sourced 6.5-inch floating tablet infotainment system. It is coupled to an 8-speaker audio setup with high fidelity audio reproduction and harmonic richness is expected to keep even the audiophiles engaged for long.

Research Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition Is Coming To Nintendo Switch This September
Author: 0 Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition Is Coming To Nintendo Switch This September

The listing had a date of September 12th and there was also a demo available to download. Now, it's coming to Nintendo Switch later this year. This edition avails numerous console's controls as well as the touchscreen. Players can use the touchscreen controls to do things such as move platforms, cut ropes, and take out enemies. Not only is it potent and transferable but as an HD console, it is durable as well.

Research Apple to release third-generation Watch
Author: 0 Apple to release third-generation Watch

Quanta is the same contract manufacturer Apple has been using to produce its notebooks, serves and wearables. The report stated that the upcoming launch of the third-generation Apple Watch will coincide with the planned release of watchOS 4.

Research Google's Trusted Contacts app rolled out for iOS
Author: 0 Google's Trusted Contacts app rolled out for iOS

This will allow users to easily enable permanent location sharing with selected contacts and find them directly within Google Maps. There is also the option to proactively share your location with someone if you feel unsafe. "If a friend or family member asks for your location and you don't respond, your location is automatically shared with your loved one", said Google.

Research Merck launches Remicade biosimilar Renflexis
Author: 0 Merck launches Remicade biosimilar Renflexis

The biosimilar will be priced at a wholesale acquisition cost of Dollars $753.39, a 35% reduction to the current wholesale acquisition cost of infliximab. Renflexis, a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocker. Renflexis is a tumour necrosis factor (TNF) blocker approved in the USA for the following indications.

Research Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg trade barbs over Artificial Intelligence
Author: 0 Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg trade barbs over Artificial Intelligence

In reply to this question, Zuckerberg said that Musk was growing tired of the "fear-mongering surrounding the futuristic technology". "If we create some digital super-intelligence that exceeds us in every way by a lot, it is very important that it be benign", Musk said a while back at a conference in California.

Author: 0 Nokia 2 pays a visit on Geekbench

The price of Nokia 8 will be around 40K to 43K. Nokia 8 that has been subject to a plethora of leaks , is set to hit the floors on August 16 and HMD Global has started sending out invites for its launch. During this press meet, the company is expected to unveil their new collaboration with Carl Zeiss optics. Judging from the leaked image, Nokia 8 retains the blocky top and bottom bezel that is the signature of the brand, as well as a physical home button.

Research Apple ordered to pay $506 million in UW patent case
Author: 0 Apple ordered to pay $506 million in UW patent case

Apple was recently involved in a patent dispute concerning its A7, A8, and A8X chips with the University of Wisconsin. The new ruling almost doubles the amount Apple has been ordered to pay, from the previous verdict issued against the Cupertino giant in January this year.

Research Chelsea could sell Kenedy after social media scandal - bookies
Author: 0 Chelsea could sell Kenedy after social media scandal - bookies

The 21-year-old has been sent home from Chelsea's tour and will play no part in Singapore after the negative reaction he and the club received in China. I fully understand the responsibility of representing my club and it was never my intention to cause this embarrassment nor disrespect'. They make him 2/1 to leave Stamford Bridge before the end of the transfer window.

Research Facebook Live 360 gets 4K and VR support, automatic stabilization and more
Author: 0 Facebook Live 360 gets 4K and VR support, automatic stabilization and more

Most notably, you can now view live-streamed 360-degree video on Facebook in up to 4K resolution, helping increase the fidelity of streams for viewers who have a capable monitor and creators who have powerful enough streaming gear. Firstly, the 360-degree video support means users can use the Shield TV's included Nvidia controller to navigate the immersive video format without requiring a headset.

Research Apple's China woes continue as iPhone sales fell last quarter
Author: 0 Apple's China woes continue as iPhone sales fell last quarter

Canalys' report confirmed this, saying Xiaomi shipped nearly 15 million phones in China, an increase of 60 percent from the previous quarter. The top four brands - Huawei Technologies, OPPO Electronics, Vivo Mobile Communications, and Xiaomi - took up 69 percent, it added.

Research Kaspersky Lab releases free antivirus software
Author: 0 Kaspersky Lab releases free antivirus software

Adding more the company said, " free version of antivirus doesn't intend to replace the paid version of this same software but to reach out maximum people". Kaspersky Free already launched with an initial pilot program in Russia, China and some European countries a year ago, with the full global launch kicking off right now as mentioned, and the app going live for the U.S.

Research House panel wants Google, Facebook CEOs to testify on Internet rules
Author: 0 House panel wants Google, Facebook CEOs to testify on Internet rules

While Net Neutrality has largely been seen as a Democratic Party issue, Walden says a "strong consensus" has formed across party lines that it's time for Congress to get involved and set clear ground rules for the internet. Zuckerberg has not yet accepted the invitation. Walden, for his part, is framing the committee hearing as a way to bridge a divide that is smaller than activists think.

Research Significant decline in sperm counts in Western men
Author: 0 Significant decline in sperm counts in Western men

Shanna Swan, study author and professor of environmental medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine told NBC News. In the end, their conclusions were based on sperm samples collected from 42,935 men around the world between 1973 and 2011.

Research Supersonic flight edges closer to return, minus the Sonic Boom
Author: 0 Supersonic flight edges closer to return, minus the Sonic Boom

Though the version that Nasa tests won't be a passenger jet, the agency plans to share the results and technology with USA plane manufacturers which should enable them to start work on their own jets. The plane's advent in the 1970s helped lead Congress to pass the overland ban in the first place; its takeoffs and landings generated hundreds of noise complaints and wouldn't come close to meeting today's regulations.

Research Destiny 2 patrol zones look like a fun place to hang out
Author: 0 Destiny 2 patrol zones look like a fun place to hang out

You can check out numerous new activities in the IGN First video below, though Bungie states there are more features not yet announced . The Destiny 2 beta offered us a tiny slice of the final game, bringing us one mission, a strike and one PvP map.

Research Roomba Maker Preparing to Sell Maps of Your Home to Advertisers
Author: 0 Roomba Maker Preparing to Sell Maps of Your Home to Advertisers

He thinks the mapping technology now guiding top-end Roomba models could change that and is basing the company's strategy on it. Colin Angle, CEO and co-founder of iRobot told the news outlet that he believes the mapping data collected by a Roomba could help smart home devices work better by having a better sense of the space and placement around them.

Research Bathroom bill passes Senate committee
Author: 0 Bathroom bill passes Senate committee

Smith captioned the photo. State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst , R-Brenham, said during a committee debate on Friday that it's unfair to girls to have people who were born men competing in their sports. It repealed portions of the bill after seeing the results. SB 17 also charges the task force with studying what other states are doing to curb their maternal death rates; looking at the health disparities and socioeconomic status of the mothers dying in Texas; and finding solutions to help women with ...

Research Toyota EVs With Long-Range Solid-State Batteries Due 2022
Author: 0 Toyota EVs With Long-Range Solid-State Batteries Due 2022

Last November, Japan's Nikkei newspaper reported that Toyota is rushing to start volume production of battery electric cars by 2020 and has established a dedicated team for the project. Solid-state batteries can be made smaller and lighter than the lithium-ion batteries that now power electric vehicles, but engineering such a battery at an attractive price point for mass production has been a challenge.