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Author: 0 Vodafone India launches Rs

Bharti Airtel, India's biggest telecom firm with over 281 million subscribers, yesterday announced a tie-up with handset maker Karbonn Mobiles to bring a 4G smartphone at the price of feature phone, a move aimed at taking on Reliance's "free" JioPhone offer.

IT Nifty at record high on sound macro-data
Author: 0 Nifty at record high on sound macro-data

Bulls are in total command, despite the key indices witnessing shallow trade during first three sessions of the week, the market players took to its stride the IMF's lowered growth projection as well as increased prospects of interest rate hike by USA federal reserve this year.

IT Samsung working on Bixby 2.0, major improvements on the way
Author: 0 Samsung working on Bixby 2.0, major improvements on the way

The report also suggests that Samsung already put someone new in charge of the smartphone assistant because of a "lackluster" response to it so far. But the big announcement here could be in the form of a new version of Bixby. Samsung says this isn't the case, "Chung's move can not be seen as Rhee's replacement as Rhee will continue to remain as the head of development 1 division that oversees the intelligence group".

IT Domestic violence walk draws crowd in Alton, raises awareness
Author: 0 Domestic violence walk draws crowd in Alton, raises awareness

Domestic violence is characterized as "a pattern of abusive behaviors-including physical, sexual, and psychological attacks as well as economic coercion-used by one intimate partner against another (adult or adolescent) to gain, maintain, or regain power and control in the relationship".

IT Oppo F3 Lite is rebranded Oppo A57 for Vietnam
Author: 0 Oppo F3 Lite is rebranded Oppo A57 for Vietnam

There is 3GB of RAM in it. Now, the brand has sent out media invites for a launch event to be held on November 2nd in India, and the teaser image on it confirms that it is OPPO F5 launch. The smartphone also houses a fingerprint scanner, which is embedded in its home button. The Oppo F5 will launch initially in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, but given the popularity of the F-series here in Australia we wouldn't be surprised to see it launch ...

Author: 0 IGN has acquired Humble Bundle

In a conversation today with Gamasutra , Humble cofounder John Graham and IGN executive VP Mitch Galbraith reiterated that IGN does not intend to change the way Humble does business. Over the last seven years, Humble Bundle has raised more than $100 million for both independent game developers and a wide range of charities, from the American Red Cross to Wikimedia.

IT Dragon Age creative director departs BioWare
Author: 0 Dragon Age creative director departs BioWare

Laidlaw also says that he has been "lucky to work with some of the most talented and hardworking people in the industry" and that it has "been an honor to be a part of the Dragon Age team". He continued: "But I strongly believe that if you try to hold to a rigid plan that is a decade old by the time you reach the end, you are wasting ops".

IT Ubisoft detail South Park: The Fractured But Whole's season pass
Author: 0 Ubisoft detail South Park: The Fractured But Whole's season pass

Otherwise, the season pass can be bought for $30. South Park , the TV show, is now in its 21st season and, even though some people think the older episodes haven't aged too well , the show remains very popular. A pair of story expansions won't be available until 2018. The last two DLC packs will both be available for $12 each in 2018 and are called " From Dusk till Casa Bonita " and " Bring the Crunch ".

IT Google adds Chromecast control to Assistant on smartphones
Author: 0 Google adds Chromecast control to Assistant on smartphones

Google is rolling out a new feature, enabled by its Duo app, that makes video calling a more central feature of the phone. What is expressly clear from Google's announcement is that your video calls will be routed through your carrier's ViLTE service.

IT Huawei Honor 6C Pro Smartphone Announced
Author: 0 Huawei Honor 6C Pro Smartphone Announced

Soon after launching the Honor 7X, the Huawei sub-brand has introduced a new budget smartphone. It packs a 3,000 mAh Battery . The Huawei Y6 Pro (2017) is now official and will start selling in Germany, Italy and France for a price of around €179.

IT This Is The Breathtakingly Beautiful, V8-Powered Aston Martin DB11 Volante
Author: 0 This Is The Breathtakingly Beautiful, V8-Powered Aston Martin DB11 Volante

The Volante has the coupe's 4-litre twin-turbo V8 under the bonnet, which produces 503bhp and propels the auto to 62mph from a standstill in 4.1 seconds. Click below to watch Aston Martin's official video of the new vehicle, or scroll down to see the full gallery of the V8-powered drop-top. The new hood design also results in a 20% larger boot capacity than the outgoing DB9 Volante.

IT ZTE Nubia Z17S with 8GB RAM, dual front and rear cameras announced
Author: 0 ZTE Nubia Z17S with 8GB RAM, dual front and rear cameras announced

Additionally, the Nubia Z17 miniS packs a 3,200mAh battery. Chinese smartphone brand ZTE has today launched Nubia Z17S smartphone in China. Of course, there have been changes to the specs and features. The device packs a 5.73-inch fullHD+ display with an aspect ratio of 18:9. In terms of camera capability, the Nubia Z17S offers dual rear camera setup (12 MP + 23 MP) Sony-made sensor.

IT Microsoft Edge Preview for Android Hits Google Play
Author: 0 Microsoft Edge Preview for Android Hits Google Play

Last week, along with the announcement of Edge browser for Android , Microsoft also revealed that the company is giving a new look and name to the Arrow Launcher . However, the Continue on PC feature needs Windows 10 Fall Creators update to work which is still in beta. If you had signed up to be notified about Microsoft Edge's availability on Android, you may have received an email from the company.

Author: 0 Pictet Asset Management Ltd. Decreases Holdings in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT)

Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE: WMT ) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 17th. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Its stake was valued at $37,570,000 an increase of $1,145,000 as of quarter end. Jefferies maintained the shares of WMT in report on Monday, July 17 with "Buy" rating. Wunderlich Cap Managemnt holds 20,568 shares or 1.16% of its portfolio.

IT Google Home now lets you shop at Target with just your voice
Author: 0 Google Home now lets you shop at Target with just your voice

The move is happening as Google says shopping will be available later in 2017 through Google Assistant on iPhone and Android phones , joining its Google Home device and Android TV . Target , looking to keep pace with Wal-Mart Stores and Amazon.com, is expanding its pact with Google's shopping service to the entire US and will soon add voice-activated smartphone purchases.

IT Samsung now has Darth Vader and Storm Trooper VacuumBots
Author: 0 Samsung now has Darth Vader and Storm Trooper VacuumBots

Both models also offer fun and unique sound effects appropriate for each character. But the South Korean tech firm has decided that its line up of flagship phones, QLED TVs, and smart fridges needs a vacuum cleaning robot slathered in the iconic Darth Vader and Stormtrooper helmet designs.

IT FLOTUS hits back at Ivana Trump's 'first lady comment'
Author: 0 FLOTUS hits back at Ivana Trump's 'first lady comment'

Unless she receives the formal apology she expects, Ivana will make sure Melania is "blacklisted" in NY society. "I am the first lady", added Ivanka's mother, leaving everybody with their mouths wide open. "She loves living in Washington, DC and is honored by her role as First Lady of the United States", the statement from FLOTUS reads. Ivana's comments didn't sit well with Melania, who released a harsh statement to the press.

IT Mega Merger: Bharti Airtel to acquire Tata Tele
Author: 0 Mega Merger: Bharti Airtel to acquire Tata Tele

The deal will also bolster Airtel's spectrum pool with additional 178.5 MHz spectrum in 1800, 2100 and 850 MHz bands, which it will receive from Tata as part of the deal. According to July data from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Bharti Airtel led the local market with over 281 million customers, while Tata Teleservices stood at eighth place with just 42.9 million subscribers.

IT Seyi Olofinjana Backs Super Eagles For World Cup Quarter-Final
Author: 0 Seyi Olofinjana Backs Super Eagles For World Cup Quarter-Final

Meanwhile, Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has said he is happy working with the Eagles. Erstwhile Super Eagles captain, Austin "Jay Jay" Okocha, has stated in clear terms that Nigeria look good enough to send shock waves around the globe with scintillating showing when the 2018 FIFA World Cup gets underway in Russia, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.

IT Andromeda will soon be available on Origin Access
Author: 0 Andromeda will soon be available on Origin Access

It's been pretty well established by now that Mass Effect: Andromeda did not live up to the legacy of the original trilogy, nor did it sell especially well. And with EA Access for Xbox One will appear and the trial version of The Sims 4 (also before console release) and a full-fledged Dead Space 3 (because of backwards compatibility with Xbox 360).