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Airtel Results : Revenue Down by 13%, Profit By 39%


The telco's India revenues declined 11.3% to Rs 15, 294 crore, while consolidated revenues de-grew 8.4% to Rs 20318.6 crore revenue in the third quarter. Consolidated EBITDA margin increased by 0.6% to 37.3% in the quarter as compared to 36.7% in the corresponding quarter previous year. The company?s consolidated net debt rose to Rs 91,714 crore as against Rs 91,480 crore in the previous quarter. Read More »

Xiaomi May Launch the Snapdragon 845-powered Mi 7 at MWC 2018


Now, more than four months since the Mi Mix 2 made headlines, our attention is turning towards the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3. Well, this is not the first time we're speaking about the Mi Mix 2S . The alleged leaked render of the Xiaomi Mi 7 first surfaced online through the Nigerian website Naijatechguide . It will come as an upgrade to the Mi 6 that was debuted with a 5.15-inch LCD display. Read More »

Huawei to include Google's RCS messaging in Android phones


The move from the Short Message Service (SMS) to Rich Communication Services (RCS ) has been slow, but a step towards a broader adoption, at least in Android circles has been announced by Google and Huawei today with the Chinese vendor announcing they'll adopt Google's Jibe powered RCS messaging. Read More »

Senator Schumer says many Dems oppose spending bill


Democrats and some Republicans looking to extend those protections have threatened not to vote to keep the government open unless a DACA deal is reached by Friday. "We're working on it". That tweet followed backlash and back-and-forth between senators after a Thursday meeting where Trump reportedly questioned why the USA should allow immigrants from "shithole countries" like Haiti and El Salvador. Read More »

Beware! An iMessage Bug Can Crash iOS with a Single Text Message

He said he had reported the bug to Apple before releasing it online, but its removal means malicious messages can no longer be sent linking to it. So, if the link is coming from GitHub, for example, go to your Safari settings, then General Restrictions Enable Restrictions Websites Limit Adult Content Never Allow Read More »

PEI Police Officer Reminds You To Eat Food, Not Tide Pods


A YouTube spokesperson gave TechCrunch the following statement: "YouTube's Community Guidelines prohibit content that's meant to encourage unsafe activities that have an inherent risk of physical harm". In addition to YouTube and P&G, the Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a statement stating "A meme should not become a family tragedy". Read More »

American Tower Corporation (REIT) (AMT) Forming A Pattern Of Major Movements

AMT has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance dropped -4.49% in last five regular trading sessions. Overall, 1.81 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average volume of $1.55 Million. Glassman Wealth Services raised its position in shares of American Tower by 28.9% in the 2nd quarter. Dynamic Capital Management Ltd holds 3,500 shares. Read More »

Honor 9 and 6A on sale in the United Kingdom - today only


Honor 9 Lite was recently launched. The screen comes with 18:9 aspect ratio. The phone has got HUVAV Haciilikon Kirin 659 processor. That means it's required to support Project Treble, Google's modular upgrade scheme that makes it easier for manufacturers to update device software. Read More »

Xiaomi's Snapdragon 845-powered Mi 7 could make its debut at MWC


Since the MWC is also on during that period, which better place does the company have? There are also reports that are claiming the presence of a 6-inch bezel-less 18:9 OLED display on the Xiaomi Mi 7 . Now, MWC's listing only confirms that Xiaomi will be there, nothing else, so it's still possible that Xiaomi may wait until MWC is over, and announce the phone during a separate event, of course. Read More »

A Gigantic Asteroid May Pass Close To Earth In February


With a diameter of 3696 feet, this most recent entry into the books is a truly big asteroid , but overall a very low probability of actually causing us any harm. Scientists have warned that this would the asteroid impact would cause a very severe global impact that would last several years making our Earth a much colder, darker and drier planet. Read More »

Scotland braced for more snow disruption


Watch out on the roads today, plan ahead & drive to the conditions. Across some central or northern areas, a spell of persistent and perhaps heavy snow may develop. Forecasters are predicting the bad weather will hit the area as temperatures plummet to below freezing point overnight on Tuesday. The Met Office warning from 11pm tonight to 11am tomorrow shows the area affected as the west part of West Sussex but with the possibility of the showers spreading further east. Read More »

Xiaomi acknowledges WhatsApp obsolete error and comes with a fix


This is probably the first time a feature has been released only for iOS users. It is similar to watching videos on Facebook itself. A few days ago, several Xiaomi users across the country were reporting a bug related to WhatsApp that rendered the popular messaging app useless on their devices. Read More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook makes surprise visit to Reno


Apple had to build the facility to quality for all its $89 million in tax abatements negotiated with state and local governments. Apple - over the last decade - has invested billions of dollars in data centers and co-located facilities in seven U.S. Read More »

Moto Z3 and Z3 Play images surface online

Now that the CES 2018 news is over, we are just waiting for the upcoming MWC 2018 that will be held at the end of February 2018. The Moto G6 is expected to house the same rear-facing and front-mounted cameras that are available on the G6 Plus smartphone. Read More »

Apple, Google shuttle buses targeted on Highway 280


Every day, Apple runs a shuttle service from San Francisco to Apple's headquarters in Cupertino to help employees commute to work. We're working closely with law enforcement to investigate these incidents and we'll notify you as soon as the coaches are able to return to the regular route. Read More »

Windows 10 users warned about fake Meltdown and Spectre updates


The tech industry as a whole is aware of the issue and Meltdown patches are already being issued, so the best option is to download and install all driver and operating system updates released by the respective vendors. The scam is targeted at Windows 10 users in Germany, with the alleged update appearing on a website that mimics the design of a German government site. Read More »

Bitcoin slumps to $10000, half its peak price, as regulatory fears grow

Earlier in December, Bitcoin has reached $19,800 Dollars. This slump could possibly go beyond the crypto value dive late last month, in December, when bitcoin fell to as low as $10,800. They cited the South Korean government's plan to ban cryptocurrency exchanges , as well as the Chinese government's hints that it would outlaw cryptocurrency mining. Read More »

Fortnite Patch 2.2.0 Arrives With Major Map Update


While the post is meant to maintain a level of transparency with the game's community, Epic's post also offers fellow developers a look at one of the hard aspects of developing a live, online game like Paragon . All-new areas include a fresh city area with high-rise, multi-story buildings as well as mines to bunker down in. Existing areas are also getting an makeover, so don't be surprised if you come across some surprising new elements when roaming around. Read More »

Google offers up IT support certificates


The Google IT Support Professional Certificate is a 60 hour video training program on the online training site Coursera that is taken over the length of a year. According to Van Kleef Conley, the topics cover "all the fundamentals of IT support". Learners in the Google IT Support Professional Certificate will have access to courses designed and taught by Googlers, hands-on labs and widgets and intrapersonal "soft skills" guidance. Read More »

Google Cloud AutoML could make AI more accessible to SMBs, non


Cloud AutoML starts with image recognition, allowing customers to drag in images and subsequently task their operating systems to recognize the pics on Google's cloud . Google is now developing several other AI-powered services within Cloud AutoML, according to Li and Li. A Vision model built into Disney's search engine on its website aims to improve the ability to search and discover products in the Disney store. Read More »

Apple to pay $38 billion on overseas cash pile


In a news release, the company also said it would make a $38 billion tax payment to the required by recent changes to the tax law. Currently, Apple employs 84,000 people nationwide in all 50 states. It's not clear how large the campus will be nor whether Apple intends to make this a flagship campus, or just another of its many office locations around the globe. Read More »

Seoul Says Koreas Considering Joint Hockey Team


But fears of war have eased after the first round of intra-Korean talks in more than two years last week, which Trump has welcomed. A survey released by the office of the National Assembly Speaker and television network SBS revealed 70 per cent were against the proposal and urged the South Korean Government to drop the plans. Read More »

Bitcoin And Other Cryptocurrency Is Plunging Dramatically


Ethereum also declined 16% and below $1,100 after breaking the $1,400 threshold. But tether has seen a fair amount of public criticism, which has included claims that the tokens are not meaningfully backed by US dollars and has also touched on its apparent connection to the British Virgin Islands - which was demonstrated in leaked documents known as the Paradise Papers. Read More »

New Fable game reportedly in the works at Forza Horizon studio Playground


Creating a new office comes with its own set of challenges and the team are staffing up and getting everything in line, with no timeframe on when the game will be finished. Fable is a weird game, and a tough one to deconstruct for a new team. It seems that Sony's PS4-exclusive Horizon: Zero Dawn provided renewed interest in the open-world RPG genre for Microsoft. Read More »

Nintendo is revealing a "new interactive experience" for Switch today


Details on what this experience will actually involve are non-existent right now but according to Nintendo it's been "specially crafted for kids and those who are kids at heart". Nintendo has been known to do its own thing when it came to consoles and that is exactly what they plan to do now as well as in the near future. With this version though, Funky Kong is being included as a playable character. Read More »

Xperia XZ Pro is reportedly Sony's new flagship, specs leak


Images of what is believed to be the Xperia XZ Pro have also been leaked online. Apple iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Google Pixel 2 and others have set a new benchmark in 2017, but Sony couldn't make the cut previous year. While Sony's next Android flagship is nearly certain to be powered by the Snapdragon 845 , its chip of choice will likely push its release to mid-2018. Read More »

Maersk, IBM create blockchain-based platform


According to The World Economic Forum, by reducing barriers within the worldwide supply chain, global trade could increase by almost 15 percent, boosting economies and creating jobs. The new JV will offer a global trade digitisation platform built on the Hyperledger Fabric and designed for use by the entire global shipping ecosystem. Read More »