Ganduje swears-in 44 council chairmen

The opposition party also claimed that Saturday's Kano State Local Council election was marked by outright cheating, open underaged voting and ballot stuffing. "You know that one is very very hard to happen if you look at the psychology of leaders". ... More..

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Magic Leap teams with National Basketball Association for courtside-like AR experience
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Magic Leap teams with National Basketball Association for courtside-like AR experience

Rony Abovitz , CEO of secretive Florida start-up, Magic Leap, has revealed the company plans to release a series of headsets at a range of price points. The startup would supposedly offer the mixed reality he...More..

by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Must Watch Stocks: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), DR Horton Inc. (DHI)

AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (NYSE:AVB) has risen 6.66% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 159.68% the S&P500. Waterfront Capital Partners Llc increased D R Horton Inc ( DHI ) st...More..

You can't send money yet via WhatsApp in India
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

You can't send money yet via WhatsApp in India

A whole host of Indian banks uses the UPI payments system, UPI stands for unified payments interface. User can now choose from this list of banks the one to be linked to UPI. However, the option may not be visi...More..

Range Rover Sport PHEV becomes first vehicle to climb Heaven's Gate
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Range Rover Sport PHEV becomes first vehicle to climb Heaven's Gate

The Dragon Road runs up the Tianmen Mountain and consists of 99 challenging corners over seven miles. When presented with the stairway Ho-Pin put the Range Rover's Terrain Response system which optimises perf...More..

Looking for love or…not: Pick the right dating app for you
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Looking for love or…not: Pick the right dating app for you

As for chivalry, I think its safe to say we're one more weird dating app away from putting the final nail in its coffin. Men can only show their interest by swiping. Either way, meeting someone becomes more lik...More..

Here's the list of India's top 5 smartphone players
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Here's the list of India's top 5 smartphone players

According to the research, the smartphone market recorded a 19% sequential decline in 4Q 2017, with 30 million units shipped. " IDC expects the Indian smartphone market to continue double-digit growth for ...More..

Best Overwatch League Player Performances From Stage 1 Week 5
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Best Overwatch League Player Performances From Stage 1 Week 5

London ended the first half down 0-2, but turned things around in the second half for their 3-2 comeback. For instance, Boston Uprising are now scheduled to play New York Excelsior on March 2 at 2am GMT,...More..

Bitcoin Energy Use In Iceland Set To Overtake Homes, Says Local Firm
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Bitcoin Energy Use In Iceland Set To Overtake Homes, Says Local Firm

Some have questioned how beneficial the rise of the crypto-currency mining will be to Iceland. The nation of 340,000 people has become popular with new data centre developers in recent years - many of these a...More..

Facebook Watch To Roll Out Special Section For Breaking News
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

Facebook Watch To Roll Out Special Section For Breaking News

Last month, Facebook announced that it's experimenting with giving locally sourced news greater priority in newsfeeds, helping drown out divisive news stories with information that's more likely to be r...More..

De Blob Heading To The Nintendo Switch In 2018
by | Thursday, February 15, 2018

De Blob Heading To The Nintendo Switch In 2018

THQ Nordic is pleased to announce that the remastered version of #deBlob will be coming to #NintendoSwitch in 2018! You'll need to paint Chroma City with plenty of splashes of color in order to bring life ...More..

New Report Says Apple HomePod Lacks Sound Quality
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

New Report Says Apple HomePod Lacks Sound Quality

With all this in mind it's no wonder Apple is regarded as the most powerful technology brand able to leverage upon its incredible user loyalty to ensure any launch of a new product will be met with a fanf...More..

Rita Ora Signs On For Role in Detective Pikachu
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Rita Ora Signs On For Role in Detective Pikachu

Ora is perhaps best known for her music career, however she has shown her interest in appearing in film and TV as she co-starred in the widely-successful Fifty Shades trilogy, playing Christian Grey (Jamie Do...More..

Jio effect: Airtel revises Rs 93 plan
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Jio effect: Airtel revises Rs 93 plan

Do note that the voice calls to Delhi and Mumbai will not be included in this pack and they will be charged at 60 paise per minute. To recall, Airtel is offering unlimited voice calls including national...More..

Amazon reportedly paid around $90 million for security camera maker Blink
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Amazon reportedly paid around $90 million for security camera maker Blink

The report claims: "The chip should allow Alexa-powered devices to respond more quickly to commands, by allowing more data processing to be handled on the device than in the cloud". This will start with the...More..

AMD's first Ryzen desktop processors with Radeon Vega graphics launched
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

AMD's first Ryzen desktop processors with Radeon Vega graphics launched

Now, however, it has gotten some real competition. This processor potentially features clock parity at 3.2GHz, and was suspected to feature Vega 3 graphics due to the similarities in core-count - and potent...More..

Sea levels could rise 'twice as much' as previous forecasts, scientists warn
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Sea levels could rise 'twice as much' as previous forecasts, scientists warn

The past annual rate of sea level rise - about three millimeters (0.1 inches) per year - may more than triple to 10 millimeters per year by 2100, said the report in the Proceedings of the National Acad...More..

Nintendo Wants EVERYONE to Have a Switch, Not Just Every Household
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Nintendo Wants EVERYONE to Have a Switch, Not Just Every Household

Previous systems followed a general life cycle of five to six years. In the end, it is a vague sentiment and one that boils down to waiting to see what exactly Nintendo plans to offer that could match service...More..

Low-level Apple employee was behind 'largest ever leak' of secret iPhone code
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Low-level Apple employee was behind 'largest ever leak' of secret iPhone code

A "battery health feature" for iPhones, promised by Apple previous year, is now available as part of of iOS 11 .3. The new features will be implemented as a part of the software release that is recently code...More..

Snapchat faces backlash over redesign
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Snapchat faces backlash over redesign

A petition on Change.org is also making rounds, aiming to determine the company to roll back the redesign, and more than 670,000 Snapchat users have already signed it. Twitter was even provided by the step...More..

'Spyro the Dragon' trilogy remaster landing on PS4 this year
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

'Spyro the Dragon' trilogy remaster landing on PS4 this year

Many are speculating the release date will be some time in September since it lines up with the original Spyro the Dragon's 20th-anniversary celebration. Sane Trilogy has the same deal, meaning it could ...More..

Solar Eclipse: Date, Time and Effects on Humans
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Solar Eclipse: Date, Time and Effects on Humans

When the moon completely covers the sun with its shadow, it is called the total solar eclipse. Yes, the moon just partly obscures the Sun and the same casts only its penumbra on earth. But as the season goes on...More..

An excited Elon Musk reacts moments before SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

An excited Elon Musk reacts moments before SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch

It turns out to be a fairly simple fix. This helpful video from Concerning Reality walks through the history of rockets in comparison to the Falcon Heavy . SpaceX now has two landing pods, technically cal...More..

Facebook Introduces New 'Lists' Feature For Status Updates
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Facebook Introduces New 'Lists' Feature For Status Updates

This is the first notable update of the year and is part of the new Facebook strategy to get more users to share more personal content as opposed to the normal flood of click bait, news articles and viral video...More..

HTC president of smartphone business quits
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

HTC president of smartphone business quits

He ran HTC's global sales business before becoming smartphones and connected devices president in 2016. As for the reason behind Chang's decision to resign, the release says he is leaving due to "personal c...More..

Qualcomm Snapdragon X24 LTE modem sampling started
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Qualcomm Snapdragon X24 LTE modem sampling started

That means it's smaller and more efficient than the previous seven generations of the chip. During an event in San Diego in early February, Qualcomm hosted a so-called "5G Day", where it displayed the many ce...More..

BMW X4 Arrives Bigger Yet Lighter And Sleeker Than Before
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

BMW X4 Arrives Bigger Yet Lighter And Sleeker Than Before

That equates to more space inside, particularly for rear passengers, while the boot has also grown to 525 litres, meaning it should be practical enough for most families. When it goes on sale in July, the 201...More..

Samsung Galaxy S9 To Feature Stereo Speakers And 3D Emoji
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 To Feature Stereo Speakers And 3D Emoji

The report is not confirmed as yet, but South Korean news publisher ETNews reported this coverage and said this could be one more exciting feature in Galaxy S9 series. Samsung led the charge in terms o...More..

Sea of Thieves is 'never' going to have loot crates
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Sea of Thieves is 'never' going to have loot crates

You will always know what you're buying if you decide to spend real money in Sea of Thieves . Sea of Thieves is now scheduled for a March 20th release! Also, he said that there will be zero microtransac...More..

Google brings Snapchat Stories to the web through its AMP scheme
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Google brings Snapchat Stories to the web through its AMP scheme

In addition to AMP Stories , Google announced it is bringing AMP technology to Gmail in an attempt to make emails more interactive and engaging. For now, if you want to try an AMP story , head her...More..

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 benchmarks show expected performance increase, but is there more?
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 benchmarks show expected performance increase, but is there more?

Despite the switch to new ARM cortex designs, it seems the 845 offers only incremental improvements when it comes to CPU performance. For starters, we would like to mention that you should expect some perform...More..

Nokia just out-sold HTC, Sony, OnePlus, and Google
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Nokia just out-sold HTC, Sony, OnePlus, and Google

They are likely to announce the Nokia 6 (2018 ) and Nokia 7 alongside the Nokia 7 Plus , Nokia 9 and the Android Oreo (Go edition) based Nokia 1 at the event. The phone is backed by 4GB of RAM and 32G...More..

Google's Chrome ad blocking arrives tomorrow and this is how it works
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Google's Chrome ad blocking arrives tomorrow and this is how it works

Chrome will check a site against known ad-related URL patterns from the EasyList filter , blocking the request is there's a match. Sites are evaluated by examining a sample of pages from the site. The three...More..

Google planning to embrace the notch with the next iteration of Android
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Google planning to embrace the notch with the next iteration of Android

The first phone to take the notch approach was the Essential Phone , created by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, though in that case there was just a small notch for the camera. The search giant is said to be ...More..

Chicago Ties Document For Most Days With Measurable Snow
by | Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Chicago Ties Document For Most Days With Measurable Snow

About seven and more inches of snow fell in Chicago on Friday, forcing the cancellation of classes. As of 5:55 a.m., O'Hare International Airport had seen 11 inches of snowfall since Thursday, while Midway Inte...More..

Trump Administration Wants to Privatize the International Space Station
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Trump Administration Wants to Privatize the International Space Station

Washington is preparing to end the financing of the ISS through NASA after 2024. "NASA will expand global and commercial partnerships over the next seven years in order to ensure continued human access to...More..

How to use Snap Maps without having the Snapchat app
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

How to use Snap Maps without having the Snapchat app

A fake tweet claiming that Snapchat would revert back to its old design if it got enough retweets received 1.3 million retweets as of Sunday afternoon and has become the sixth most retweeted tweet of all time...More..

Xiaomi teases Mi TV 4 for Indian market
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Xiaomi teases Mi TV 4 for Indian market

Xiaomi has also been officially tweeting about a new product launch that will take place in the country's capital on February 14 , this Valentine's Day. Now, we can put all these rumours to rest and confirm th...More..

New Horizons Captures Photos At Greatest Distance From Earth — NASA Makes History
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

New Horizons Captures Photos At Greatest Distance From Earth — NASA Makes History

The space probe's cameras were switched off shortly after the images were captured. " New Horizons has always been a mission of firsts - first to explore Pluto , first to explore the Kuiper Belt , fastes...More..

South Korea conservatives planning boycott over North Korea
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

South Korea conservatives planning boycott over North Korea

Moon gave qualified consent to holding a future summit with Kim, the first between the two Koreas since 2007. Kim Yo-jong, the sister of leader Kim Jong-un, became the first member of the Kim dynasty to trave...More..

Experts in USA develop recyclable e-skin
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Experts in USA develop recyclable e-skin

So, when one cuts e-skin into two parts, then adding the three compounds to the cut area enables the e-skin to heal itself and the e-skin is restored back to its original shape and functioning. To recycle the s...More..

Government websites hit by cryptocurrency mining malware
by | Monday, February 12, 2018

Government websites hit by cryptocurrency mining malware

A browser plugin named Browsealoud, made by the British site Texthelp, which reads out text to those who are visually impaired, appears to have been hacked and infused with a script to mine for the Monero crypt...More..

by | Monday, February 12, 2018

US wants to privatise International Space Station

In other words, to transition to some sort of a public-private partnership.The document says NASA will expand worldwide and commercial partnerships over the next seven years in order to "ensure continued human ...More..

Indian journalist and another scribe ordered to leave Maldives
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Indian journalist and another scribe ordered to leave Maldives

Mohamed Asim, met Prime Minister Shaheed Khaqan Abbasi during a three day visit which ended on Saturday, according to an exclusive report in The Express Tribune. However, the court reversed its decision after p...More..

Trump decries 'shattered' lives after week of personnel turmoil
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Trump decries 'shattered' lives after week of personnel turmoil

White House Communications Director Hope Hicks listens during a meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean defectors in the Oval Office of the White House , Friday, Feb. The White House "should b...More..

Trump inks deal to end shutdown, up spending By
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Trump inks deal to end shutdown, up spending By

Paul noted that he and many in his party railed against deficit when Democrats held the White House, but now seemed willing to look the other way with Republicans in control. Once known as the party of fiscal c...More..

Hawai'i Telescope Spots SpaceX Tesla Roadster in Flight
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Hawai'i Telescope Spots SpaceX Tesla Roadster in Flight

SpaceX is competing with Boeing to be the first to send Americans into orbit from USA soil again, something that hasn't happened since NASA's last shuttle flight. If it survives the swarming asteroid belt, the...More..

You can now transfer money on WhatsApp using UPI
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

You can now transfer money on WhatsApp using UPI

The official launch of the feature is likely to boost digital payments in India, considering WhatsApp's popularity, but will also intensify competition for digital wallets. Select payment to transfer funds to o...More..

Pyeongchang or Pyongyang? Twitter users place Olympics in North Korea
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Pyeongchang or Pyongyang? Twitter users place Olympics in North Korea

He also urged North Korea to engage in talks with the United States. But there haven't been any more reports of folks flying to one of the most repressive regimes on earth when they meant to go to South Ko...More..

Trump signs off budget deal as USA government reopens
by | Sunday, February 11, 2018

Trump signs off budget deal as USA government reopens

Passage left nerves frayed and Democrats with little leverage to force congressional action on their most high-profile priority: preventing deportation of hundreds of thousands of the young immigrants who arr...More..