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Pokémon GO Fest Plagued by Widespread Connection Problems

Pokémon GO Fest Plagued by Widespread Connection Problems Many attendees traveled from across the country or paid hundreds of dollars for tickets being re-sold online. If they successfully defeat the legendary Pokemon and capture it, " Pokemon GO " players worldwide will then be able to catch the same legendary monster in their localities. [Full Article...]

Rate of decline slows in Vodafone's United Kingdom business

Rate of decline slows in Vodafone's United Kingdom business Vodafone added 3.4 million 3G/4G customers in India during the fiscal first quarter to June. What Vodafone saidAlthough competition in India remains intense, service revenues stabilised compared with the prior quarter. The number of contract customers declined in the quarter by 2,000, with Vodafone claiming the cause was its decision to phase out MVNO Talk Mobile. [Full Article...]

Airtel, Idea plunge on RIL's JioPhone announcement

Airtel, Idea plunge on RIL's JioPhone announcement So, anyone who wishes to get their hands on the new JioPhone , one has to pre-book it. All Jio Phone users can enjoy viewing their Jio content on their phones from their TV screens, Ambani said. We can do the pre-booking from the August 24th, 2017. The company has a target of making 5 million Jio Phones available every week . Jio users consistently make more than 250 crore minutes of voice... [Full Article...]

Reliance's refining margins help lift net by 28%

Reliance's refining margins help lift net by 28% Refining margins rose 3.5% to $11.9 per barrel. It also said its revenues from refining increased 18.3% to Rs 66,945 crore from Rs 56,568 crore during the year-ago period, while its revenues from petrochemicals business saw a almost 23% rise to Rs 25,461 crore from Rs 20,718 crore. [Full Article...]

Indian Railways serves food not fit for human consumption, says CAG report

Indian Railways serves food not fit for human consumption, says CAG report In which the lack of cleanliness was found in the station and train catering units. "A policy of zero tolerance towards bad quality of food served to passengers and overcharging is being followed and during the last six months, seven contracts have been terminated on account of poor quality of food served", the statement said. [Full Article...]

Carolina Panthers release former Ole Miss standout Michael Oher

Carolina Panthers release former Ole Miss standout Michael Oher Oher signed a three-year, $21.6 million contract extension with the Panthers last summer. "The most important thing is his health", head coach Ron Rivera told the team's official website. Oher played just three games last season in September because of a concussion he received and nearly a year later, he has yet to be cleared to play. [Full Article...]

Sensex, Nifty overcome flat trend to end positively

Sensex, Nifty overcome flat trend to end positively The 30-share index bounced 131.48 points, or 0.41 per cent, at 32,035.88. Reliance industries profit figures of 9% beat the market estimates and could be one reason of seeing the index to highs. Shares of telecom companies struggled after Reliance Industries today announced the launch of the much-awaited 4G feature phone at the company's 40th annual general meeting. [Full Article...]

Elon Musk Claims Underground Hyperloop Given 'Verbal (Government) Approval'

Elon Musk Claims Underground Hyperloop Given 'Verbal (Government) Approval' Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk said his latest venture, The Boring Company , just got "verbal government approval" to build a Hyperloop connecting New York City with Washington DC. Musk says the route will include a stop in Philadelphia and Baltimore before, and only take 29 minutes total. He said: "Just received verbal govt approval for The Boring Company to build an underground NY-Phil... [Full Article...]

Samsung's Bixby finally makes United States debut

Samsung's Bixby finally makes United States debut The launch of Samsung's much-touted voice assistant Bixby in English continues to be delayed due to some technical and data issues. The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is going to be unveiled next month. The firm also expanded its strategic partnership with PayPal Holdings, Inc., adding PayPal as an integration within the Samsung Pay app, wherever Samsung Pay is accepted - in-app, online and in... [Full Article...]

Get Ready For Re 1 Flash Sale With Mi 3rd Anniversary Sale

Get Ready For Re 1 Flash Sale With Mi 3rd Anniversary Sale The Mi Max 2 offers a 6.44 inched, full HD display that offers a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. The Mi Max 2 is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 625 SoC paired with 4GB of RAM and was released in two storage options in China. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom surgeon finds 27 contact lenses in woman's eye

United Kingdom surgeon finds 27 contact lenses in woman's eye Doctors recently found 27 contact lenses in a patient's eye while they were prepping her for surgery . They then found 10 more lenses in the same eye, totaling 27 in all. It's unclear why she never sought help to remove the lenses . "Most patients would experience significant discomfort and redness, and be at risk of eye infections". [Full Article...]

NASA's spectacular flyover video transports you to Pluto

NASA's spectacular flyover video transports you to Pluto NASA has unveiled a set of detailed, high-quality global maps of Pluto and Charon. No human has ever done it, to date only one spacecraft has: New Horizons , two years ago this month. "The complexity of the Pluto system - from its geology to its satellite system to its atmosphere- has been beyond our wildest imagination", Alan Stern, an investigator for the New Horizons spacecraft , said ... [Full Article...]

Power crashes out in Toronto Indy

Power crashes out in Toronto Indy Last year: Will Power won after turning a record-setting lap in qualifying. "But we're just having fun with that, so that's why the entrance was a bit flamboyant". We've been looking for a breakthrough this year. With any luck, it's possible the Schmidt Peterson Motorsports star would have three or even four podiums on street circuits rather than two. [Full Article...]

Verizon says no customer data lost in reported breach

Verizon says no customer data lost in reported breach Chris Vickery , director of cyber risk research at security firm UpGuard , found the data on an Amazon S3 storage server late last month. The data was open to download for anyone who found the easy-to-guess web address. It's unclear if anybody stole the data from the server. This time it's Verizon customers in the U.S. who were at risk, and the exposure is due to a misconfigured cloud-based f... [Full Article...]

Tech companies plan virtual protest to protect net neutrality

Tech companies plan virtual protest to protect net neutrality The FCC is accepting public comment for a few more weeks. In May, televised commentary from comedian John Oliver sparked a surge of comments to the FCC. An online protest in 2012 was credited with helping persuade Congress to abandon legislation backed by movie studios to combat online piracy. The US communications regulator earlier this year voted to remove an Obama-era rule that would preven... [Full Article...]

Microsoft launches AI app for visually impaired

Microsoft launches AI app for visually impaired The Seeing AI app is able to do all of these using artificial intelligence. There is no word yet on whether the app will come to Android, Windows 10 Mobile or other countries, or when that might happen. The app can be used in conjunction with social media apps, such as Facebook, to describe images. The app shows off Microsoft's current capabilities in AI, while also addressing a group that the te... [Full Article...]

China sends troops to Djibouti, establishes first overseas military base

China sends troops to Djibouti, establishes first overseas military base The base can also serve as a crucial link in its logistics chain supporting United Nations peacekeeping operations in Africa as well as any future Chinese interventions on the African continent. The People's Daily cites an article published by the PLA announcing that "the old military structure, where the army accounts for the vast majority, will be replaced after the reform". [Full Article...]

US Air Force Recruiting Center Bombed In Tulsa, Oklahoma Suburb Of Bixby

US Air Force Recruiting Center Bombed In Tulsa, Oklahoma Suburb Of Bixby A United States Air Force recruiting office near Tulsa, Oklahoma was bombed on Monday evening. The FBI said earlier Tuesday the explosion is not now being considered an act of terrorism. On social media, he often complained about being mistreated by the air force and bemoaned the plight of other vets. The extent of the damage is still unknown, but images from the aftermath show the blast twi... [Full Article...]

Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app launching July 21

Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app launching July 21 SplatNet 2 lets Splatoon 2 users check out their online play stats and info on upcoming game features. And, according to the Nintendo Direct , you'll be able to swap out your clothing, called "gear", by visiting one of the many shops in Inkopolis - all of which have spectacularly punny names. [Full Article...]

Amazon is coming with Prime Day 2017

Amazon is coming with Prime Day 2017 Customers who purchase with Alexa's help between now and Prime Day , July 11, also receive a bonus $10 promo code. Consumer Intelligence Research Partners said in January that 8.2 million U.S. " followed by something like: " Alexa, order a Bose Soundlink III ". Save 50% on Wickedly Prime Sweet n' Cheesy Popcorn Mix - say, "Alexa, order Sweet and Cheesy Popcorn". [Full Article...]


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