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  1. Uber collaborates with Seed Out to create extra income opportunities

    Suchtv.pk - Technology 02.24 / 16:33 suchtv.pk
    Ride hailing service Uber in collaboration with micro finance platform Seed Out launched an initiative, on February 22, 2017, to create extra income opportunities in Pakistan by enabling the Uber app for 50 Seed Out rickshaws given that were distributed among breadwinners of low income families. The agreement, which was signed by GM Uber Pakistan Safee Shah and Seed Out representatives, aims to elevate the living standards of low income families in the country by providing them with extra…
  2. Bitcoin hits record high above US$1,200 on talk of ETF approval

    Theedgemarkets.com - Technology 02.24 / 15:46 theedgemarkets.com
    LONDON (Feb 24): Digital currency bitcoin jumped to a record high above US$1,200 on Friday, as investors speculated the first bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) to be issued in the United States is set to receive regulatory…
  3. Take beautiful selfies with Meitu’s new T8

    Aaj.tv - Technology 02.24 / 15:03 aaj.tv
    The Meitu T8, it’s a 5.2-inch phone featuring a powerful selfie camera and an improved version of its selfie app. Meitu’s new selfie feature makes its primary camera capable of detecting your skin tone, gender and age, and then beautifying you accordingly — even in a group picture. Each face is enhanced differently for a better effect. […
  4. Arqiva and Samsung to trial 5G network in London

    Thestar.com.my - Technology 02.24 / 13:20 thestar.com.my
    Communications group Arqiva and Samsung Electronics will trial Britain's first 5G network in London this year with the capability of delivering ultra-fast broadband to mobile devices and potentially autonomous…
  5. Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Specifications Leaked!

    Brandsynario.com - Technology 02.24 / 12:41 brandsynario.com
    Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus specs list is out and we are expecting to see a 6.2in monster really soon! According to reports, the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus also being termed as Galaxy S8+ spec-sheet is a bunch of S8 Plus rumours merged together to form an entire sheet. Samsung Galaxy S8+ spec sheet. Impress your […] The post Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Specifications Leaked! appeared first on…
  6. Founder of India's US$4 smartphone firm arrested on allegations of fraud

    Thestar.com.my - Technology 02.24 / 12:35 thestar.com.my
    The founder of an Indian tech firm that shot to prominence by offering a US$4 (RM17.76) smartphone has been arrested on allegations of fraud, after a handset dealer accused the company of not refunding him for an unfulfilled…
  7. Arctic is already witnessing spring – thanks to climate change!

    Zeenews.india.com - Technology 02.24 / 12:24 zeenews.india.com
    The study covers 12 years of observations at a West Greenland field site near Russell Glacier, a dynamic front protruding from the massive inland ice sheet that covers most of the…
  8. 5G trials planned in London

    Www2.bangkokpost.com - Technology 02.24 / 12:08 www2.bangkokpost.com
    LONDON: The communications group Arqiva and Samsung Electronics will stage trials of Britain's first 5G mobile network in London this year, the companies said on…
  1. Nuclear power to be harnessed from oceans soon

    Siasat.com - Science 02.24 / 14:17 siasat.com
    Boston: Scientists are developing a new way of extracting uranium from seawater, an advance that may help countries that lack resources to harness nuclear power from the oceans. Researchers have long known that uranium dissolved in seawater combines chemically with oxygen to form uranyl ions with a positive charge. Extracting these uranyl ions involves dipping…
  2. Trained dogs may help to detect threatened cheetahs: Study

    Siasat.com - Science 02.24 / 14:17 siasat.com
    Washington : US researchers have suggested that specially trained dogs can be used to find wide-ranging species that are often threatened, sepecially cheetah in a region of Western Zambia. Team of researchers are using specially-trained detection dogs to determine the numbers and distribution of cheetah in a region of Western Zambia. The research, appeared in…
  3. Signals from Andromeda may indicate presence of mysterious dark matter

    Siasat.com - Science 02.24 / 14:17 siasat.com
    Washington: A signal detected from the neighboring Andromeda galaxy may indicate presence of the mysterious dark matter – the elusive substance that is believed to make up most of our universe – NASA said on Wednesday. The signal is similar to one seen by the NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope at the centre of our &…
  4. ‘Solar system exploration human imperative of future’

    News.statetimes.in - Science 02.24 / 11:43 news.statetimes.in
    Hyderabad: Veteran space scientist K Kasturirangan has said decades of space research have only touched the tip of the iceberg understanding various planets, and continuous exploration of the solar system would throw light on possible options for humans to settle down. The former Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) also said that establishing a […] The post ‘Solar system exploration human imperative of future’ appeared first on State…
  5. Taipei firm works to cure cancer through mushrooms

    Biospectrumasia.com - Science 02.24 / 11:27 biospectrumasia.com
    Biospectrum Zhenjuntang Biotechnology aims to cure cancer through a mushroom -stout camphor fungus, also called "niu zhang zhi" in Chinese [Read…
  6. The False Space Vs Survival Dichotomy

    Asianscientist.com - Science 02.24 / 11:06 asianscientist.com
    Here's why all those naysayers are wrong about India's record-breaking success at launching 104 satellites at one…
  7. Seeing The World Through Fresh (Zebrafish) Eyes

    Asianscientist.com - Science 02.24 / 10:27 asianscientist.com
    Using imaging and bioengineering techniques, scientists were able to observe how the eyes develop in live zebrafish…
  8. Ancient giant penguin lived alongside dinosaurs: study

    Siasat.com - Science 02.24 / 09:41 siasat.com
    Berlin: Scientists have discovered fossil of a giant penguin with a body length of around 150 centimetres, dating back to about 61 million years, a finding which shows that the flightless birds possibly lived alongside dinosaurs. The new find dates back to the Paleocene era and counts among the oldest penguin fossils in the world.…
  1. Google Brings ‘Android Messages’, A RCS-Based Default App For Text Messaging

    Trak.in - Internet 02.24 / 13:02 trak.in
    Google is foraying its existing messaging app to Rich Communication Services (RCS) app, which would change the default SMS app “Messenger” to “Android Messages”. RCS is basically a communication protocol set between mobile telcos and smartphone companies. It aims to replace the SMS with text-message system that is rich (emoticons and interactive- video or gifs), […] The post Google Brings ‘Android Messages’, A RCS-Based Default App For Text Messaging first appeared on Trak…
  2. Mark Zuckerberg rules out banning fake news on Facebook

    Tech.thaivisa.com - Internet 02.24 / 09:26 tech.thaivisa.com
    Mark Zuckerberg has issued a 6,000-word outline of Facebook’s future goals and makes it pretty clear that he doesn’t have a problem with fake news, so long as it is labelled as just that. The message was posted on Zuckerberg’s own Facebook Page and declares that he wants users to enjoy “a multiplicity of media [...] The post Mark Zuckerberg rules out banning fake news on Facebook appeared first on Thai Tech by Thaivis…
  3. No legal obligation to weed out objectionable content: Google tells SC

    ​Under the Indian Information Technology Act, search engines are not responsible for any content uploaded by third p…
  4. Google to help publishers find malicious comments on articles

    Tech.thaivisa.com - Internet 02.23 / 22:41 tech.thaivisa.com
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google and subsidiary Jigsaw launched on Thursday a new technology to help news organisations and online platforms identify abusive comments on their websites. The technology, called Perspective, will review comments and score them based on how similar they are to comments people said were “toxic” or likely to make them [...] The post Google to help publishers find malicious comments on articles appeared first on Thai Tech by…
  1. India, China holding talks on Masood Azhar issue

    Newsmobile.asia - Gadgets 02.24 / 12:28 newsmobile.asia
    New Delhi: Parleys are on between India and China over the issue of a ban on Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar by the UN and such “discussions take time”, Chinese envoy to India, Luo Zhaohui said on Friday. He, however, asserted that China was against terror outfits and any form of terrorism. Earlier this week,…
  2. Wi-Fi passwords from airports around the world at one place

    Newsmobile.asia - Gadgets 02.24 / 11:09 newsmobile.asia
    Killing time at the airport before a flight can be a serious drag and it becomes even more frustrating if the flight gets delayed, but thanks to airport Wi-Fi’s that helps makes it less painful. Here is the Wi-Fi map which has the Wi-Fi passwords of almost all the airports across the globe. ALSO READ: World’s &#…
  3. Here is why Steve Jobs’ Mercedes never had a number plate

    Newsmobile.asia - Gadgets 02.24 / 09:17 newsmobile.asia
    Steve Jobs was never the one for pretentious displays of wealth. He lived in a simple house in a residential neighbourhood of Palo Alto, had an open driveway and kids from neighbouring houses came up for trick-or-treat to his house every Halloween. He was a normal guy who changed the world with his genius. All except …
  4. The Final Nail In The Coffin For Freedom 251: Ringing Bells Owner Detained By Police For ‘Fraud’

    Trak.in - Gadgets 02.24 / 09:09 trak.in
    The fact of the matter is that, for Rs 251, a cigarette smoker gets a pack of cigarette, a food lover can get a basic pizza and a movie lover can watch a movie without eating popcorn (because it will mean another payment of Rs 251) Last year, when a company called Ringing Bells claimed […] The post The Final Nail In The Coffin For Freedom 251: Ringing Bells Owner Detained By Police For ‘Fraud’ first appeared on Trak.in . Trak.in Mobile Apps: Android | iOS…
  5. Oz pacers push India on back foot at lunch on Day 2

    Newsmobile.asia - Gadgets 02.24 / 07:22 newsmobile.asia
    Pune: India were pushed on the back foot by Australian pace bowlers as the hosts were struggling at 70 for three wickets in their first innings, in reply to the visitors’ 260, on the second day morning of the first cricket Test, here today. India, who polished off the last Australian wicket for the addition…
  6. Sigma announces four new lenses

    Thestar.com.my - Gadgets 02.24 / 06:47 thestar.com.my
    Sigma continues its run of high-quality lenses with four new models ranging from a super wideangle to a telephoto…
  7. EOS M5: Canon's mini mirrorless marvel

    Thestar.com.my - Gadgets 02.24 / 06:47 thestar.com.my
    With the EOS M5, Canon finally has a worthy contender in the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera…
  8. Polaroid Pop: A modern reimagining of iconic instant print cameras

    Thestar.com.my - Gadgets 02.24 / 06:47 thestar.com.my
    At the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, Polaroid revealed Pop, an instant digital camera that builds on the popular Polaroid Snap and the brand's own iconic instant print camera of…
  1. Skoda Rapid and Rapid Spaceback get optimised interior and exterior

    Sgcarmart.com - Auto 02.24 / 16:49 sgcarmart.com
    Skoda has enhanced the Rapid and Rapid Spaceback models, which will debut at the Geneva Motor Show from 7th to 19th March…
  2. Hyundai achieves its best ranking ever in J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study

    Sgcarmart.com - Auto 02.24 / 16:49 sgcarmart.com
    Hyundai has achieved its best ranking ever in the 2017 J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study, moving up 13 positions to rank sixth among all…
  3. Ferrari reveals the SF70H for the 2017 F1 season

    Topgear.com.ph - Auto 02.24 / 15:47 topgear.com.ph
    Is it faster than last year’s Prancing H…
  4. Tata Motors & Volkswagen may announce partnership at Geneva Motor Show

    Siasat.com - Auto 02.24 / 14:57 siasat.com
    New Delhi: Tata Motors and the world’s largest automaker Volkswagen, are likely to give a concrete shape to their ongoing ‘open-ended’ talks for partnership at the Geneva Motors Show scheduled for next month. The two companies are understood to have been holding discussions for a while over the possibility of joining hands and finding synergies, ̷…
  5. GM demands non-compete clauses in return for Opel patents - Spiegel

    Sify.com - Auto 02.24 / 14:30 sify.com
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - General Motors has told PSA Group it would only sell licences for the manufacture of Opel cars to the French company if it agreed not to sell them in North America, Russia or China, German magazine Der Spiegel reported. Without saying where it got the information, the magazine said under such an agreement Opel would only be allowed to sell new models in those three markets following a possible tie-up with PSA, but not existing ones such as electric car Ampera-e. PSA…
  6. KTM Duke 390, Duke 250 & Duke 200 launched in India; Gets BS-IV engines

    Siasat.com - Auto 02.24 / 14:17 siasat.com
    Mumbai: Bajaj Auto, which owns 49 per cent in the Austrian sports bike brand KTM, today launched souped up version of its Duke range-the 390 Duke, 250 Duke and 200 Duke. The company said the all the new models are BS-IV compliant but they have not increased the prices. Accordingly, the Duke 390 is priced…
  7. 2016 Ford Focus On Fire, But Was There Foul Play?

    Autoomobile.com - Auto 02.24 / 13:27 autoomobile.com
    A video has been going around online that shows the 2016 Ford Focus burning and when we checked it out we saw something unusual about it. The video shows the Ford Focus RS with an overheated brake disc and this led to the vehicle becoming an inferno. What shocked and surprised us was the way…
  8. Infiniti Q50, QX60 And Q70 All Victims Of Grand Theft Auto

    Autoomobile.com - Auto 02.24 / 13:27 autoomobile.com
    An Infiniti dealership in Chicago is counting up their losses after they were broken into and five vehicles were stolen. The 2016 Infiniti Q50, Q70, Q60 and 2015 Q50 and 2013 G37 were all victims of Grand Theft Auto. This incident is just the latest in theft of Infiniti vehicles that have been stolen over…
  1. Sliced chocolate is coming back to Japanese grocery stores, and it’s bringing a new flavor!

    En.rocketnews24.com - Games 02.24 / 15:21 en.rocketnews24.com
    Somehow, chocolate sandwiches are about to become even more awesome. If you’re a whiskey fan, odds are you’ll be a little disappointed when you find out that Japanese food and beverage company Bourbon doesn’t make any alcoholic beverages. But while they can’t hook you up with any hard liquor, Bourbon still offers some incredible products. A [……
  2. Informative sessions by industry gurus conclude “The Art of Post-Production”

    Animationxpress.com - Games 02.24 / 15:05 animationxpress.com
    The biggest challenge in this ever-evolving technology space – where we witness new software and tools being launched every other day – is how can video editors, artists and graphic designers remain up-to-date, upgrade their skill sets and deliver high quality content quickly. And it’s something most studio heads and supervisors would like to see being done in real time keeping pace with technology leaps. This is where AnimationXpress and Adobe’s workshop ‘The Art of Post-…
  3. ‘Overwatch’, ‘Uncharted: 4: A Thief’s End’ win multiple accolades at Dice Awards 2017

    Animationxpress.com - Games 02.24 / 15:05 animationxpress.com
    The recent instalment of industry awards was conferred yesterday, at Las Vegas. The 20th edition of the DICE Awards concluded by awarding accolades in 24 categories. The nominations were dominated by Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, which was nominated in 10 categories including Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction, design and even in the ‘Game of the Year’ category. Other games which picked multiple nominations included Playdead’s Inside, which picked up nine nominations, fol…
  4. MPC LA promotes Michael Gregory as the VFX creative director

    Animationxpress.com - Games 02.24 / 15:05 animationxpress.com
    MPC Los Angeles has announced that Michael Gregory has been promoted to VFX creative director. Gregory will work alongside VFX creative director Rob Hodgson to lead the studio’s advertising VFX division. Gregory joined the Los Angeles studio in March 2016 as head of 2D after 13 years of experience at MPC London, where he became one of the industry’s most sought out and well-liked VFX supervisors and lead artists. His most recent work via MPC LA includes commercials for Nike, … Read Mo…
  5. The beautiful booth models of Japan’s CP+ camera expo【Photos】

    En.rocketnews24.com - Games 02.24 / 14:03 en.rocketnews24.com
    We were inspired to take more than a few pictures on our visit to the ongoing trade show taking place south of Tokyo. Right now CP+ (“CP Plus”), Japan’s leading camera and photo imaging exposition, is going on in Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, just a short train ride south from Tokyo. The venue is packed [R…
  6. Yoshinoya, Japan’s biggest beef bowl chain, is now serving fried chicken in Tokyo

    En.rocketnews24.com - Games 02.24 / 13:21 en.rocketnews24.com
    Not satisfied with dominating only Japan’s cow cravings, Yoshinoya adds karaage to its menu in Akihabara. While Japan’s economy is big enough to support a handful of gyudon (beef bowl) chains, Yoshinoya is clearly the king of the beefy hill. As a matter of fact, Yoshinoya is so strongly associated with gyudon that in casual [&#…
  7. MPC LA names Michael Gregory VFX creative director

    Animationxpress.com - Games 02.24 / 13:03 animationxpress.com
    MPC Los Angeles has announced that Michael Gregory has been promoted to VFX creative director. Gregory will work alongside VFX creative director Rob Hodgson to lead the studio’s advertising VFX division. Gregory joined the Los Angeles studio in March 2016 as head of 2D after 13 years of experience at MPC London, where he became one of the industry’s most sought out and well-liked VFX supervisors and lead artists. His most recent work via MPC LA includes commercials for Nike, … Read Mo…
  8. Milind D Shinde’s six-month old animation studio, 88 Pictures delivers ‘Trollhunters’

    Animationxpress.com - Games 02.24 / 11:38 animationxpress.com
    One of the most awaited animated series got released last year on Netflix which went on to win three Annie Awards this year. This series was being made by the man who is known for blending and creating magic on screen with his dark fantasy films. We are talking about Guillermo del Toro’s Trollhunters. The series is a DreamWorks Animation production which hit Netflix on 23 December, 2016 and recently Netflix renewed the series for a second season of thirteen … Read More The post M…