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Research Google adds SOS alert capabilities to Search and Maps
Author: 0 Google adds SOS alert capabilities to Search and Maps

Google is looking to keep its users safe in the real world by rolling out a new information alert system, called SOS Alerts, to its Maps and Search services. The tech giant said the alerts will appear when users search for locations now experiencing a crisis or disaster and will show news stories and emergency telephone numbers.

Research Airtel 4G Speed Is Three Times Faster Than Jio: OpenSignal
Author: 0 Airtel 4G Speed Is Three Times Faster Than Jio: OpenSignal

What is average peak speed? "It's created to measure the optimized 4G experience consumers see when the network is performing at its full capacity, as opposed to the typical everyday experience which is often limited by network congestion and other technical factors", OpenSignal said.

Research MS Paint is here to stay, confirms Microsoft
Author: 0 MS Paint is here to stay, confirms Microsoft

While for many, Microsoft Paint was nothing more than a distraction, in its almost 32 years the program has been used to make some seriously impressive creations. "It has been incredible to see so much love for our trusty old app", it said. The program started as a 1-bit monochrome capable version of PC Paintbrush, an app developed by ZSoft.

Author: 0 Elon Musk slams Mark Zuckerberg on his rosy AI view

Mr Musk tweeted: "I've talked to Mark about this". Mark Zuckerberg is 33 years old, worth nearly $70 billion, according to Forbes, and is running one of the largest, most influential tech companies in the world. Elon Musk is not the only tech billionaire who is anxious about what the rise of artificial intelligence means for humanity and is advocating for proactive regulations around AI.

Research Mac Malware Caught Spying on Computer Users
Author: 0 Mac Malware Caught Spying on Computer Users

Security researchers say that Fruitfly is a "fully featured" backdoor that allows hackers to take full control of an infected Mac . The recently discovered Fruitfly malware is a stealthy, but highly-invasive, malware for Macs that went undetected for years.

Research Qualcomm hits back at lobbying group in iPhone import battle
Author: 0 Qualcomm hits back at lobbying group in iPhone import battle

These arrangements foreclosed rivals like Intel from competing for Apple's vital business. It comes after the Computer and Communications Industry Associated (CCIA) urged the ITC to throw out Qualcomm's request for an import ban on Apple's iPhone and iPad models that use Intel chips.

Research Facebook Acquires Content Protection Start-Up Source3
Author: 0 Facebook Acquires Content Protection Start-Up Source3

For those unfamiliar, Source3 is a startup who develops technology that aims to help platforms such as Facebook detect intellectual property that might have been "stolen" and shared on the internet without permission of the original creator.

Research A New Study Shows The Moon's Interior Could Contain Water
Author: 0 A New Study Shows The Moon's Interior Could Contain Water

The scientists found evidence of water in nearly every deposit that was a result of volcanic eruption. Milliken says the next step will be to collect actual samples of these pyroclastic glass beads from across the Moon's surface , so scientists can study them in detail to understand the nature of the water and how much is really there.

Research Ford Mustang GT: Gone In 4 Seconds
Author: 0 Ford Mustang GT: Gone In 4 Seconds

Drag Strip mode is available on manual-transmission Mustangs too, but if you're looking for the quickest acceleration, get the automatic. The 2.3 litre turbocharged four-cylinder makes the same amount of power as before (310 hp), but torque has been bumped by 41 Nm to 475 Nm.

Research Apple releases macOS High Sierra beta 4 to developers
Author: 0 Apple releases macOS High Sierra beta 4 to developers

And there's no telling whether or not Apple would ultimately block the method for downloading iOS 11 like this, leaving you in complete limbo, while also forcing you to downgrade back to iOS 10 just because you lost functionality of your device in the process.

Research Ex-BBC producer threatens family in road rage incident
Author: 0 Ex-BBC producer threatens family in road rage incident

Despite Beeley reportedly not being involved in the incident, he chose to confront the two women, a man and a 14-year-old boy who had, calling them "w**kers" and trying to force the man's hands onto the roof of the vehicle while attempting to arrest him.

Research Microsoft's reveals early details of HoloLens 2.0
Author: 0 Microsoft's reveals early details of HoloLens 2.0

Neural networks are a major part in how modern artificial intelligence works and provide the basis for the extremely rapid data processing needed for AR, a feature that could be extremely helpful when processing the "real world" data required for true MR applications.

Research WebMD Agrees To Sell Itself To KKR At A 20% Premium
Author: 0 WebMD Agrees To Sell Itself To KKR At A 20% Premium

KKR will fold WebMD's websites, including WebMD.com and Medscape .com, into its Internet Brands unit, which houses sites such as DentalPlans.com and AllAboutCounseling.com. William Blair restated a "hold" rating on shares of WebMD Health Corp in a research report on Friday, March 31st. The stock experienced a rise in short interest between June 15, 2017 and May 31, 2017 of 7.26%.

Research Microsoft's 'Plan is Set' for Xbox One X Pre-Orders
Author: 0 Microsoft's 'Plan is Set' for Xbox One X Pre-Orders

The Xbox One S is the middle child of the Xbox One family. The Xbox One X will cost $499.99 in the US. Forza Motorsport 7 is perhaps the best representative for the console since it will feature native 4K/60 FPS gameplay. It will be at Gamescom, and Microsoft intends to make sure that a good demo will be available in Cologne. As for the other Crackdown 3- related news, the company revealed that Terry Crews will play Commander Jaxon.

Research Telegram App Gets Self-Destructing Photo Feature
Author: 0 Telegram App Gets Self-Destructing Photo Feature

With the latest update, Telegram has received redesigned photo editing tools, the ability to add self-destruct timer to images or videos that are shared through the app, and more. These new features come after Telegram last fall added a bot-powered gaming platform to the app. The update to Telegram (V4.2) is rolling out now, check your Google Play updates section to see if you've gotten it yet.

Research Google Pixel 2 to pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 chipset
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 to pack Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 chipset

According to the latest news, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 processor will make its debut in the market with the Google Pixel 2 . Suppose that is the case, then we can expect the Snapdragon 836 platform to power Xiaomi's Mi Note 3, Mi Mix 2, and maybe even the Mi 6s smartphones.

Research Nifty Inches Closer to 10000-Mark, Sensex Over 150 Points up
Author: 0 Nifty Inches Closer to 10000-Mark, Sensex Over 150 Points up

However, both recovered on Friday, soon after the Annual General Meet of Reliance Industries Limited. Sensex surged over 100 points to 32,135.91, a fresh all-time high, while the NSE benchmark Nifty added almost 25 points scale a fresh high of 9,939.30 despite weakness across other Asian shares.

Research YouTube Is Shutting Down Its Video Editor and Photo Slideshow Tools
Author: 0 YouTube Is Shutting Down Its Video Editor and Photo Slideshow Tools

One of Google's community managers wrote in the YouTube Help Forum that the axing comes as a result of "limited usage of these features". Apart from these two features, YouTube will keep the rest of the feature intact. YouTube's decision is making us worry about the fate of its Capture app , which hasn't been updated since 2013 but still ranks fairly high in terms of usage.

Research Brad Pitt's surprise on stage cameo at festival
Author: 0 Brad Pitt's surprise on stage cameo at festival

But Pitt wasn't actually on stage while all of this was happening, though he was there. In the interview, he talked about how Frank Ocean's music in particular was helping him through his divorce with Angelina Jolie . It's definitely a reminder of how powerful incredible music can really be. Check out some videos of Brad Pitt's surprise appearance during Frank's set at FYF Fest below along with some reactions from fans below.

Research NASA Warns That Your Eclipse Glasses May Be Unsafe
Author: 0 NASA Warns That Your Eclipse Glasses May Be Unsafe

And then there's always the pinhole method, achieved by making a small hole in a piece of paper and projecting the sun's light through it onto a flat surface. Even people in the path of totality should be careful, since "totality is fleeting, lasting at most 2 minutes 40 seconds", according to the AAS. NASA recommends using special-purpose solar filters such as eclipse glasses or handheld solar viewers for those who want to see the eclipse.

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