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Uber's Graves To Leave Operations Role Adding to Executive Shakeup

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Ryan Graves told staff in an email Thursday that he will transition out of his role as senior vice president of global operations in mid-September. "In the past 7.5 years of building Uber, I've learned so many different lessons, one of which is the fact that people who embrace uncertainty and change have the best grip on reality", Graves wrote in the email. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz Teases its Next Vision Concept

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Acura teases new ARX-05 Prototype Race Car. "What would this discovery look like?" asked Alfonso Albaisa , senior vice president of global design at Infiniti. That flight of fancy delivers a auto which probably stands absolutely no chance of going in to production, but is on its way to Pebble Beach later this month for a reveal. Read More »

Fired Google Employee James Damore Podcast Interview: In His Own Words

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He said the query led to him fielding dozens of calls from women who said they were getting the short end of the payroll stick (from a company that just fired a guy for alleged sexism). Our decision to post the interview does not indicate that ChannelE2E aligns with Damore and the host. Broadly speaking, Damore's thesis claimed that gender disparities in tech stemmed less from societal discouragement and were instead related to biological differences between men and women. Read More »

How to enjoy the Perseids meteor shower in Qatar

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The Perseids are known for fireballs, which are large explosions of light and color that last longer than an average meteor streak. The agency relayed via an official statement that Malaysians are in for a treat as they will be able to visibly see between 60 and 150 meteors an hour - provided the area of sky you are viewing is free of light pollution throughout the astronomical phenomenon. Read More »

Bhoomi Trailer: Sanjay Dutt Is A Vengeful Father In His Comeback Role

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The poster will tug your heartstrings with a poignant Sanjay holding Aditi Rao Hydari in a protective hug. While the PK star will be seen portraying the role of a father, Aditi Rao Hydari plays his on-screen daughter. The poster of the movie was released last month and was as furious as the trailer. Other actors in the cast include Shekhar Suman, Sharad Kelkar and Sidhant Gupta . Read More »

WhatsApp Beta Intros Peer Payments Via Bank Transfer

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The beta version of WhatsApp's Android app now includes a preview for the UPI payments feature, though this is hidden. A new Beta update will enable the feature on the app. "As far as Whatsapp is concerned, discussions have commenced..." Facebook introduced the person to person payment feature way back in 2015 and now the feature has expanded to groups as well. Read More »

Our Nearest Sun-Like Star Has 2 Planets That Might Be Habitable

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This star supports a multi-planetary solar system that's been a point of focus for astronomers for some time, and now, an global team of researchers led by the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom have revealed something new about the system: it may include four Earth-sized planets, two of which could be habitable. Read More »

Camera of LG V30 to feature f/1.6 aperture and Crystal clear lens

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There's not long left till we see what LG has to offer on the V30, so stay tuned to find out what happens. As with most new smartphones, the LG V30 has already leaked. The rear dual-camera module seems to have a slight bump, which indicates that this camera will pack some serious tricks underneath. With this the company aims to deliver 25% of more light to the subject compared to the current f/1.8 aperture lens. Read More »

Facebook Watch takes on YouTube, TV with original shows

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A new Watch platform for shows on Facebook was announced earlier today, which will soon be available on mobile, TV apps , desktop, and laptop. It will organize shows by what's most talked about, what friends are watching and what the user is following. Read More »

Prehistoric crocodile renamed in honor of Motörhead's Lemmy

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Lemmy died at the tail end of 2015, but the late Motörhead frontman has posthumously been given the greatest honor any human could hope to achieve: A badass prehistoric crocodile has now been named after him. 'Following careful anatomical comparison, and by referring to the main specimen held at the Natural History Museum , we could see that most of the previous finds were actually from relatives of Lemmysuchus rather than the species itself, and we were able to assign a new name'. Read More »

Ace Attorney Coming To 3DS — Apollo Justice

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Capcom have announced that a remastered version of Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney is on its way to Nintendo 3DS . You can now skip through text, which will be ideal for people who have played the game before. Additionally, this release includes the Japanese version of the game, allowing players to switch between the Japanese and English versions. While they don't really offer big changes, you'll be able to notice some discrepancies in the background signs and art. Read More »

The Times of India

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Suggest a mechanism for regulating and governing the Data Controllers. Internet-based messaging services include WhatsApp and Hike. Download the consultation paper here . Here are the questions for the consultation posed by the TRAI. "Limit my right to information that is my property". It also sought views on new capabilities to be granted to consumers over the use of personal data. Read More »

Facebook Ditches Its Snapchat Clone

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Although the app was launched to compete in the Snapchat dominated teenage social networking market, going by the fact that media reports regarding its shutdown started popping up nearly 5 days after it was taken down from the Apple App Store, seems like it never really presented any threat to its competitor. Read More »

Intel completes $15.3b acquisition of Mobileye

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Intel's Automated Driving Group will combine its operations with Mobileye, which will remain headquartered in Israel and lead by Amnon Shashua, who will become an Intel senior vice presient and Mobileye chief executive and chief technology officer. Read More »

Library sheds light on solar eclipse & seeds

How to photograph a solar eclipse? The short answer? It's a coincidence. Regular sunglasses are not enough to keep out harmful solar rays, even when the sun is partly covered. The path of totality will cross around a dozen states. But a rare event like a solar eclipse , most people won't want to miss it. This interactive eclipse map (link is external ) will show you times for the partial and total eclipse anywhere in the world. Read More »

New massive dinosaur was 'largest creature to ever roam the Earth'

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The fossils , which include vertebrae and rib bones, are from six young adult dinosaurs, and were all found in the same Patagonian quarry in Argentina. "I don't think they were scary at all", Pol said. They also helped reconstruct its features and gain further insight into the species and the animal itself. Read More »

Eye doctors on how to properly view the eclipse

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Hennessy says "it's never okay to look at the sun's rays, even if the moon is blocking part of the sun". Dr. Paul Herrell, ophthalmologist of Ophthalmology Associates of Western Kentucky, handed out eclipse glasses to his customers before he ran out, and now he is also giving away brochures from NASA that explain safe viewing tips. Read More »

No Man's Sky expansion 'Atlas Rises' will launch this week for free

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In the build up to this update , the development team behind No Man's Sky wanted to fire up the player base a bit by hiding cassettes throughout the game. Among the previous updates include the " Foundation " and " Pathfinder " update though there is still a lot of ground to cover. No Man's Sky is now reviewed with Mostly Negative reviews on Steam (while its recent reviews are Mixed). Read More »

Perseid meteor shower 2017: All you need to know

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If you're wondering just how mesmerizing a meteor shower can be, watch this video of a Geminids meteor shower over China in 2014. Hopefully, you will be willing to stay up extra late or wake up really early if you want to witness this sight. Read More »

Samsung debuts rugged Galaxy S8 Active with larger battery

Apple is also believed to have used the same upgraded mainboard technology for the iPhone 8 to make the handset slimmer. According to industries on the 6th, it is confirmed that Samsung Electronics is planning to use SLP starting with Galaxy S9 that will be released in 2018. Read More »

North Korea 'carefully examining' plan to strike Guam with missiles

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Speaking at the ASEAN Regional Forum on Monday, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho blamed the USA for the current situation on the Korean Peninsula and said Pyongyang's "possession of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles is a legitimate option for self-defense in the face of a clear and real nuclear threat posed by the United States", according to a statement. Read More »

Swipe Konnect Star 2017 & Swipe Elite VR launched

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As mentioned earlier, the handset houses a 3000mAh battery . In terms of Swipe Elite VR Specifications, we have it with 5. 5 inch IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. On ShopClues you can get an instant 10% discount on Kotak Mahindra credit cards on purchasing the Swipe Elite VR . This Konnect Star 2017 is an addition to the past year Konnect Star. Read More »

Artifact is Valve's Upcoming Dota 2 Card Game, Coming in 2018

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Artifact is a digital collectible card game, like Hearthstone and Gwent, but with Dota-related art. Valve offered up a short teaser trailer for the title and a release window in 2018. Former Double Fine developer Brad Muir ( Iron Brigade , Massive Chalice ) is working on Artifact , at least. It may not be the third installment of " DOTA " (we know that, for Valve, the number three is taboo) but we cannot ignore the increasing number of licenses that bet on this format as Hearthstone ... Read More »