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Corona beer owner invests $4bn in weed; what's the craze?...
Corona beer owner Constellation Brands is set to invest $4bn in Canopy Growth, Canada's largest weed producer. With Canada set to become the first G7 nation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana this October, many beer companies are turning their attention towards cannabis.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-16 13:36 UTC
Apple's 2018 iPhones: Price and specs leaked...
Apple is expected to launch three new iPhones this fall, reportedly sometime in September. And thanks to Apple's own iOS 12 and other leaks, we have a good idea about the design of 2018 iPhones. In the latest development, a report has tipped off the expected pricing and specs of these iPhones.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-16 13:10 UTC
This new vulnerability affecting Intel processors sounds pretty scary...
Secure enclaves are supposed to be just what the name implies, the most secure parts of a chip — the region that a computer's operating system isn't supposed to be able to intera...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-15 00:14 UTC
Microsoft Released the Windows 7 & 8.1 KB4343901 & KB4343898 Cumulative Updates...
In this article we will outline the cumulative updates for Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2008. There are numerous fixes and security updates resolved with these updates, so it is strongly advised that everyone install them as soon as possible
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-15 00:14 UTC
Excited and nervous to be part of 'Takht': Bhumi Pednekar...
Actor Bhumi Pednekar is excited to be a part of Karan Johar's next directorial 'Takht' and says the feeling of doing the historical-drama is yet to sink in. Bhumi said, I'm very excited. It's a big one for me. It's a beautiful star cast and everybody is someone who I have admired as an actor.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 13:28 UTC
#GamingBytes: How to install Fortnite on your Android phone?...
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Fortnite was launched for Android, last week. Earlier, the Battle Royale mode was made available only on Samsung phones. This was done to promote the launch of Note 9. Since the developers are expanding, it is slowly being made available across all Android devices. Here's how you can download it.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 13:18 UTC
Natural Cycles: A mobile app that's legally a contraceptive...
While there exist several apps that track periods, and presumably fertility, one app, Natural Cycles, has received the nod to legally market itself as a 'birth control' app in the US. On August 10, the FDA gave the nod to Natural Cycles to market itself as a contraceptive.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 13:14 UTC
TMC lawmaker sends notice to Amit Shah, asks to apologize...
Abhishek Banerjee, TMC lawmaker has sent a legal notice to Amit Shah for demeaning him at his rally in Kolkata and has demanded a public and unconditional apology. In the notice, Banerjee told Shah to apologize within 72 hours of receiving the notice or else face both criminal and civil charges.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 13:02 UTC
#Bummer: iOS 12 won't come with Group FaceTime feature...
Apple's Group FaceTime feature, which was originally scheduled to be released on iOS 12 and macOS Mojave, has been delayed. As per the release notes for the latest iOS 12 and Mojave developer beta versions, the feature has been removed from initial launch and will arrive in a future software update.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 12:21 UTC
#FinancialBytes: Here's how you can apply for an e-PAN online...
If you don't have a PAN card, you can now apply for an instant e-PAN online using the Aadhaar-based KYC service launched by the IT department. The facility lets you avail a digitally-signed PAN on real-time basis, and totally free-of-cost. Here's how you can apply for an e-PAN online.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 12:09 UTC
#GamingBytes: Everything to know about 'WoW: Battle for Azeroth'...
World of Warcraft is launching its 7th expansion titled Battle for Azeroth. The official release date, of the game, is August 14, 2018. The standard edition's price is $49.99 while the digital deluxe is available at $69.99. This is the first expansion which is being launched globally simultaneously.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 11:57 UTC
2019 general elections: 11 states might hold simultaneous polls...
In a bid to push forward PM Modi's grand idea of 'One nation, One election', the BJP is mulling holding assembly elections simultaneously in 11 states, along with the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Notably, a majority of these 11 states are under BJP rule, and most of them have agreed to support the idea.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 08:18 UTC
Xiaomi launches Apple iPad look-alike Mi Pad 4 Plus...
As a bigger version of its 8-inch Mi Pad 4, Xiaomi has launched Mi Pad 4 Plus in China. The latest tablet, featuring a 10.1-inch display, sports a design that resembles a lot with Apple's iPad. Further, the Mi Pad 4 Plus packs mid-end internals, an 8,620mAh battery, and gets AI-powered Face Unlock.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 08:00 UTC
#SaveTheDate: Insider confirms Ranveer and Deepika getting married in November...
There has been a lot of speculation about the wedding of Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone, one of Bollywood's most loved couple, and now an insider has confirmed the details. The 'Bajirao' and 'Mastani' of Bollywood will get married on November 20, in Italy, according to a report.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 07:46 UTC
Samsung patent explains Galaxy S10's in-display fingerprint sensor technology...
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Samsung recently confirmed that its Galaxy S10 will come with an ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensor. Now, a Samsung patent has given us insight as to how this sensor will work. And it looks to be far more sophisticated than optical in-display fingerprint sensors available on some phones.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 07:34 UTC
Google is tracking your location even when you tell it not to...
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An investigation by the Associated Press has found that Google is tracking the location of Android and iPhone users even when privacy settings supposedly explicitly stop this from happening. The AP concedes that "for the most part, Google is upfront a
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-13 17:11 UTC
'Batwoman' Ruby Rose quits Twitter amidst bizarre fan backlash...
When CW Network announced 'Batwoman', the first gay superhero lead, Ruby Rose mentioned that she'd been cast for the role. But, not all fans were pleased. Some suggested she was inappropriate for the role. They questioned Ruby's own sexuality. Highly disturbed by the comments, she has quit Twitter.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 13:54 UTC
Galaxy Note 9 v/s Note 8: The key differences...
When a new smartphone is launched, we generally compare it with the competition and seldom look at how it fares against its own predecessor. And while Samsung's most advanced smartphone, the Galaxy Note 9, looks a lot like the Galaxy Note 8, a close inspection tells a different story.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 13:49 UTC
Will Delhi's iconic Meena Bazaar be relocated? Traders protest...
It was in 2004 when a petition was filed to revamp Jama Masjid and its surroundings.

The plan still remains stuck.

The latest hindrance is due to Delhi Government's failure to hold meetings with stakeholders to discuss the proposal, mainly the relocation of Meena Bazaar.

Almost everyone,
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 09:36 UTC
WhatsApp: You can now retrieve chat histories of blocked contacts...
WhatsApp is testing yet another new feature and this one pertains to blocking. Spotted in WhatsApp's Android beta version 2.18.246, the new 'Report' feature, among other things, allows users to retrieve chat histories of contacts and groups they block. A public roll out is expected fairly soon.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-13 09:26 UTC
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