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Apple Hires NASA Augmented Reality Expert Jeff Norris

Apple Hires NASA Augmented Reality Expert Jeff Norris

He founded the Mission Operations Innovation Office of Nasa's Jet Propulsion Lab, where he led efforts to create new ways to control spacecraft and robots in space with virtual and augmented reality, according to his website . Apple is clearly very serious about augmented reality. He believes that the technology is a potential game-changer just like the smartphone. He has likened AR's potential to that of the smartphone, predicting at a conference a year ago that people will "have AR ... Read More

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US THAAD missile defence equipment enters South Korea site: Yonhap

The North has labeled the Vinson's deployment "undisguised military blackmail" and has threatened to "bury it at sea". One THAAD unit typically includes six launchers, and the 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, subordinate to the U.S. Analysts say all sides believe a full-scale conventional war would be devastating and not serve anybody's ultimate interests. The latest bilateral maritime exercises come as North Korea conducted large-scale, live-fire drills Tuesday numbering 300 to 400 ... Read More

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Wemogee wants to break the communication gap with emoji

Wemogee wants to break the communication gap with emoji

The difficulties of people with aphasia could range from mind symptoms like having occasional trouble finding the right word to speak, read , or write to more serious ones like losing the ability to speak, read , or write altogether. Wemogee is already available on Google's Play Store , and it now supports English and Italian only. The developers behind the app claim that Wemogee is the "first emoji-based chat application created to enable people with aphasia to communicate" and explain ... Read More

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Fiat Chrysler quarterly earnings up by more than a third

Carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reported Wednesday that its first-quarter earnings rose by more than a third mainly due to an improved performance in Europe and by its luxury Maserati brand. Now the P/E of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. stands at 8.39. To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Meanwhile, pre-tax profits soared 569% for the company's Maserati brand to $116.5 million (107 million) from $17.4 million (16 million euro). Read More

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Google Home's Assistant now knows 5 million recipes, will help you cook

Google Home's Assistant now knows 5 million recipes, will help you cook

That ability to tell your Google Home to start cooking, repeat steps and move on to the next step is pretty useful in and of itself. If you don't have it yet, just wait a day or two and it shall arrive. Until now, though, when you asked Google Home for a recipe, it would happily tell you all about it - but unless you are the president of the USA and have the world's greatest memory , you probably forgot more than half of the ingredients by the time it was done. Read More

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Copyless Paste Feature Introduced in Chrome for Android, Feature Being Tested

Copyless Paste Feature Introduced in Chrome for Android, Feature Being Tested

Moreover, while some devices now feature beta Android app support, a footnote notes that doesn't necessarily mean those same devices will be able to install Play Store apps with the next stable Chrome OS update. Google notes that the data copied from your browser will only be cached locally - it won't be sent to remote servers. Presumably "Copyless Paste" will arrive in the next few months. Read More

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DJI and Hasselblad Unveil Incredible 100 Megapixel Camera Drone

DJI and Hasselblad Unveil Incredible 100 Megapixel Camera Drone

The goggles will offer up two viewing modes: one in 720p with a frame rate of 60fps, and another at 1080p with a frame rate of 30fps, and both will have a latency of 110ms which means that what you see will be ever so slightly delayed. Another option is using DJI Goggles to control the gimbal exclusively, while the aircraft operator maintains control of the aircraft with the master controller. Read More

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AMD unveils Radeon Pro Duo graphics card

AMD unveils Radeon Pro Duo graphics card

Meanwhile, the new Pro Duo uses a simple blower fan design, and only needs an eight-pin and a six-pin power connector, collectively drawing 250W. The card operates at a clock speed of 1,243 MHz in both graphics cores counting on a total power of 11.45 TFLOPs that is inferior to 16 TFLOPs that owns the original Pro Duo released previous year. Read More

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FCA, Google begin offering rides in their self-driving cars

FCA, Google begin offering rides in their self-driving cars

Waymo's early rider program will be limited at launch. Fiat Chrysler announced that Waymo will add 500 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans to its self-driving program. Fiat Chrysler's US headquarters is in Auburn Hills, Michigan. FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne said the partnership has been "advantageous for both companies", as they work "to fully understand the steps needed to bring self-driving vehicles to market". Read More

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Panel to release detailed report on Oklahoma's death penalty

The independent group, the Oklahoma Death Penalty Review Commission , spent more than a year reviewing the state's death penalty process, from the initial arrest and questioning of a suspect through the execution. "It ought to be done in a way that, as best we can, ensures no innocent person is ever put to death by the state of Oklahoma". Henry said numerous findings "were disturbing and led members to question whether the death penalty can be administered in a way that ensures no innocent ... Read More

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Le Pen's father says campaign was too laid back

Le Pen's father says campaign was too laid back

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is getting support from all sides of the political spectrum, as some fear what the country would be like under his rival, Marine Le Pen. Polls showed pro-EU Macron is expected to beat right-wing rival Marine Le Pen in a deciding vote on May 7, quelling some fears of a breakup of the Eurozone after Britain's shock exit vote a year ago. Read More

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Android Pay pairs up with PayPal

Android Pay pairs up with PayPal

That's why we're committed to putting choice into the hands of our customers - to pay how and where they want to pay and get paid with the speed and convenience of PayPal . This notably expands PayPal's reach beyond just online merchants and into any brick-and-mortar store where Google's payment service is already accepted. Read More

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Facebook to push augmented reality

Manchester United are the launch partners, creating an experience by pulling in soccer match data and "GOOAALL!" image overlays with crowd noises. Facebook Spaces includes a virtual marker "to create anything you can dream up", for example a tic-tac-toe board, glasses or a hat. Read More

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Pacquiao says Horn fight will show he's not done yet

Pacquiao says Horn fight will show he's not done yet

Jeff will do things that will confound Manny", he continued. In the latest Ubet markets Horn is $4 and Pacquiao $1.22. Manny Pacquiao may end up facing a better opponent than Juan Manuel Marquez in the form of Jeff Horn. Nevertheless, the future hall of famer advised the undefeated Australian to be ready. "That's good for Horn". His handlers claim the physique of former world bantamweight boxing champion Marlon Tapales, 25, popped up ahead, thus causing him to fail in making the ... Read More

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Nordstrom sells 'dirty' jeans for $425

Nordstrom sells 'dirty' jeans for $425

Mike Rowe , host of the cable show " Dirty Jobs ", criticized the fake-mud trousers in a Facebook post, saying they were emblematic of the country's "war on work ". The illusion of effort. They're not even fashion. Or realising that curating your life to the point of buying mud-stained jeans is perhaps a sign that you need to work on being OK with who you really are. Read More

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AT&T rolling out pseudo-5G in Austin, more cities later this year

AT&T rolling out pseudo-5G in Austin, more cities later this year

AT&T says it will be launching its re-branded LTE-Advanced (5G Evolution) network in 20 other metropolitan areas across the U.S. starting with Indianapolis later this summer. Operator plans to continue to lay the foundation for evolution to 5G while the 5G standards are being finalized. Granted, AT&T might also be leveraging a different type of network technology only possible on the Galaxy S8 - LTE-U - but it still wouldn't count to genuine 5G. Read More

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AT&T's 5G Evolution To Cover 20 Metro Cities By End Of 2017

AT&T's 5G Evolution To Cover 20 Metro Cities By End Of 2017

That's in the same ballpark as the speeds that are possible with 4G LTE, thanks to recent technologies like carrier aggregation , which can use multiple frequencies to achieve speeds over 300Mbps. AT&T's move paves the way for other carriers to do their own 5G branding as we wait for true 5G standards, so there's bound to be some confusion whether 5G is really here or not. Read More

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Amazon Working on Driverless Technology

Amazon Working on Driverless Technology

Inc. has created a team focused on driverless-vehicle technology to help navigate the retail giant's role in the shake-up of transportation, the Wall Street Journal reports , citing people briefed on the matter, . The last mile phase is one of the most expensive steps of delivery and self-driving vehicles could pare some of costs, said Jan Dawson, chief analyst at Jackdaw Research. Read More

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Hon Amy Adams: Dawn Service, Gallipoli

The Gallipoli landings were the first major military action fought together by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. The dawn service was conducted by Ryan Rowland, who is also founder of Borneo Exhibition Group Incorporated Perth Western Australia. Read More

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Kingdom Heart 3 Will Be Breaking Hearts This Year

Kingdom Heart 3 Will Be Breaking Hearts This Year

Game developer Square Enix still hasn't given a release date for " Kingdom Hearts 3 " or "Final Fantasy VII Remake", and it looks like fans might have to wait until 2018. The highly anticipated sequel was first announced way back in 2013, while " Final Fantasy VII Remake " was announced in 2015. Production is progressing on unannounced worlds, in a state that we can not show them off. Read More

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Uber will introduce flying taxi service by 2020, official says

Uber will introduce flying taxi service by 2020, official says

The ridesharing giant announced a series of partnerships to manufacture "vertical takeoff and landing" (VTOL) vehicles and put networks in place, a system dubbed Uber Elevate . "We are optimistic about the positive impact VTOLs will have on addressing transportation challenges in Dallas-Fort Worth and other cities around the globe", said Mitch Snyder, president and CEO of Bell Helicopter in a prepared statement . Read More

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Facebook launches Augumanted Reality camera effects platform

The F8 conference also saw the announcement of the Places Graph and improvements to Messenger . When Facebook first launched in 2004, the company's focus was connecting family and friends. The company also announced new partnerships with Disco, Skyhigh, Netskope and Smarsh to support regulatory and compliance requirements for data loss prevention and e-discovery. Read More

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The new Jaguar XF Sportbrake is almost here

The new Jaguar XF Sportbrake is almost here

The auto giant gave us a glimpse of the new Range Rover Velar back in February before its official launch in March with an overhead of the luxury SUV, and now it has done the same for the new Jaguar XF Sportbrake. The Jaguar XF Sportbrake will go on-sale later this year. Jaguar is adding the Sportbrake estate to its latest XF line-up a couple of years after the current-generation saloon was first launched. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition can be bypassed: Here is how?

Samsung Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition can be bypassed: Here is how?

Samsung DeX, on the other hand, was developed to fully support regular Android apps right away; even companies like Microsoft and Adobe have collaborated directly with Samsung in order to optimize their apps for larger displays. "In addition, the Galaxy S8 provides users with multiple options to unlock their phones through both biometric security options, and convenient options such as swipe and facial recognition", the company told Ars Technica . Read More

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Microsoft Already Patched Vulnerabilities Leaked by Shadow Brokers

Microsoft Security Response Center recommends that users keep their machines up to date to ensure that they're protected. The fact that Microsoft had previously patched some of the newly exposed vulnerabilities has gained particular attention, since it would appear that someone may have tipped off the company about the security issues before the Shadow Brokers could leak them. Read More

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Reliance Jio Vs BSNL on data offers/data plans

Reliance Jio Vs BSNL on data offers/data plans

BSNL's Triple ACE STV or special tariff voucher priced at Rs. 333 offers 3 GB of 3G data per day for 90 days. The next plan is called " Dil Khol Ke Bol " and is priced at Rs 349. Reliance Jio's Dhan Dhana Dhan plan is exclusively for Prime members, which means only users who had signed up for Jio Prime membership can recharge with these plans. Read More

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Google introduces next-gen Jump VR camera

Google introduces next-gen Jump VR camera

While Jump and hardware like the Yi Halo aren't the most accessible mass market products, they fit in with Google's larger strategy for VR. Announced in 2015, Jump is Google's one-stop software platform for the entire 360-degree video process, from capturing footage to stitching it together to playing it back. Read More

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Multiple Renderings Reveal Potential iPhone 8 Design

Multiple Renderings Reveal Potential iPhone 8 Design

Most recently, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a report suggesting Apple will release the premium device in September but the iPhone will face "severe supply shortages" for some time. At this point Apple hasn't confirmed anything about the iPhone 8 so take the leaked photos with a pinch of salt. The iPhone 8's mainboard has been made even smaller, and the drawing shows that each side of the board will house specific chips. Read More

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Soon, Aadhaar-like ID for cattle

Soon, Aadhaar-like ID for cattle

These tags also gave details of the animals' physical statistics. The committee, set up in pursuance of the court order, has recommended having tamper-proof identification of cattle by using polyurethane tags and a state-level data base may be uploaded at a website which may be linked with a national online database. Read More

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Macron, Le Pen set for French election run-off

National Front vice president Steeve Brios said: "The voters who voted for Mr Melenchon are angry voters". Socialist president Francois Hollande, the most unpopular in modern French record-keeping, did not seek re-election. "The real Macron is the establishment's candidate", one of those messages said. The FN had made the presidential runoff once before, in 2002, but was crushed in the second round by an 82-18 margin. Read More

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Second-gen Maruti Dzire Tour launched at Rs

Second-gen Maruti Dzire Tour launched at Rs

Based on an all new lightweight "HEARTECT" platform . The new Dzire, which is built on the same platform as the Baleno and the new Swift , also features an all-new dashboard that has plenty of elements from the all-new Swift. "We are sure that with the new edition, we will surpass the earlier numbers and would also certainly help the market grow", Kalsi said. According to sources, the next-gen Dzire will come with platform and design upgrades though the engine options - K series 1197cc ... Read More

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Zuckerberg Announces His AR Platform Plans To

Zuckerberg Announces His AR Platform Plans To "Destroy Snapchat"

At F8 yesterday, Facebook also launched a new virtual reality app, Facebook Spaces , which is created to let users hang out in virtual environments "as if you were in the same room". The avatar is generated based on user's photos, which can also be customised. Facebook calls its new Spaces app a new VR app "where you hang out with friends in a fun, interactive virtual environment as if you were in the same room" . Read More

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