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Snapchat faces backlash over redesign

Do note that Instagram might not send a push notification to inform the uploader about the action, which is unlike what does in case of story screenshots. "Th...


Partial Solar Eclipse To Occur This Week - How To Watch It?

The partial solar eclipse 2018 will be visible in some parts of the southern hemisphere. The eclipse will also be be visible in parts of the Pacific Ocean, At...


Arch : A hidden payload aboard Falcon Heavy from SpaceX

But the center core booster ended up hitting the Atlantic Ocean at 300 miles per hour and about 328 feet from the floating platform where it was supposed to lan...


Facebook pushes for more personal updates with launch of new Lists feature

The feature will appear in the 'What's on your mind?' status update box. But when it does, you'll be able to create lists that can be personalized with differ...


HTC's smartphone president has resigned following ten quarters of losses

Chialin Chang first joined the Chinese smartphone company back in April of 2012 as its Chief Financial Officer and later became the head of its smartphone divi...


Qualcomm's Snapdragon X24 LTE modem trounces fibre broadband speeds

Qualcomm's X24 modem is set to help double your phone's data speeds. "As the world's first announced Gigabit LTE modem to achieve speeds of up to 2 Gbps, ...


The all-new BMW X4

The latter figure should benefit rear-seat passengers, who were cramped for space in the outgoing version. Perhaps the biggest departure from the previous mod...


Samsung Galaxy S9 to get stereo speakers and 3D emoji

We have already seen this feature, referred to as Animoji on the Apple iPhone X . Samsung is also making sure not to go over $920 retail so as to stay aw...


Sea of Thieves Confirmed to Run on Potato Rigs

Sea of Thieves will also be the first game to launch on Microsoft's dedicated subscription service, Xbox Games Pass , putting the project in an interesting ...


Google Launches 'Visually Rich' AMP Stories in Search, Akin to Snapchat Stories

For now, Google says it's not monetizing AMP Stories but it's very well possible once it officially rolls out for everyone. Created to make visual storyte...


Samsung Galaxy S9 benchmarked ahead of launch, powered by Exynos 9810

According to new benchmarks' listing, the Snapdragon 845 uses Cortex-A75 and A55 CPU. Notably, though, the Galaxy S9 has been rumoured to use the 845 in th...


HMD Global Started officially rolling out Android Oreo 8.1 to Nokia 8

Nokia was once the biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world but lost its appeal when it made a decision to overlook Android and start making Windows-powere...


From tomorrow, Google Chrome will block crud ads. Here's how it'll work

If so, network requests on the page - such as those for JavaScript or images - are checked against a list of known ad-related URL patterns. Websites and publish...


Google's Next Android Overhaul Is Said to Embrace IPhone `Notch'

Big G has recognised that a number of leading manufacturers are bolstering their efforts to release an edge-to-edge screen by introducing a small cutout at the ...


Unilever will pull ads from Google, Facebook unless they stop 'creating division'

Keith Weed, Unilever's chief marketing officer, in a speech on Monday is due to warn other technology firms in a speech he will give at the annual Interactive A...


Winter storm pounding Midwest blamed for 2 deaths

Chicago has recorded measurable snowfall every day since February 3, tying a record for the longest such stretch that's only been matched twice since 1885, the ...


Trump Administration Plans To Privatize International Space Station

However, it would not be an easy task for the Trump administration and the move is expected to face severe opposition since the country has already spent arou...


Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 render leaked ahead of February 14 launch

It was expected for sometime now but surprisingly, it is a minor upgrade. According to the teaser shared by the company, the new smartphone will have an aspect ...


Pence `Encouraged' by Talks With South Korea's Moon at Olympics

Her visit comes one year after the U.S. Treasury Department placed sanctions on Kim for her role in propaganda and "agitation" as part of her family's harsh rul...


NASA probe "New Horizons" snaps farthest-ever photo from Earth

These December 2017 false-color images of KBOs 2012 HZ84 (left) and 2012 HE85 are, for now, the farthest from Earth ever captured by a spacecraft. The spacecr...