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BCCI to appoint new coach ahead of Sri Lanka tour

Kohli seems to be oblivious of the backlash in the social media as in the photo posted on Twitter in the early hours of Wednesday by Cricket West Indies , Kohli is smiling and shaking hands with the West Indies captain Jason Holder upon arrival at the team hotel in Trinidad shortly after Kumble shared his statement. Read More »

India clear favourites against inconsistent West Indies

So, who will win the opening game of India vs West Indies series? The cricket board for West Indies , on its 91st anniversary earlier this month, has re-branded itself as Cricket West Indies (CWI) from the former West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). Read More »

ZTE Small Fresh 5 launched in China for $145


Talking about the price, the two variants of the smartphone will retail at CNY 999 (approximately Rs. 9,447) and CNY 1399 (approximately Rs. 13,229). ZTE Small Fresh 5 offers 5-inch HD IPS 2.5D curved glass display and runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MiFavor UI 4.2. Read More »

Vic speed, red-light cameras cyber attack


Radio program 3AW reported the infection was the WannaCry ransomware that has held systems hostage all over the world for the past month. The WannaCry ransomware grounded a Honda factory in Tokyo to a halt earlier this week, but police say the camera network has not been compromised. Read More »

Moto C Plus open sale to be held today at 12 PM


Flipkart is hosting an open sale of the Moto C Plus at 12 noon today. For $129.99, the Moto E4 gets you a 5-inch HD display, Snapdragon 425 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, 8-megapixel camera, 5-megapixel selfie camera, and a 2,800 mAh removable battery. Read More »

Autonomous cars trial steps up a gear


The partners have demonstrated three of the seven connected auto features, including the emergency vehicle warning, intersection collision warning and in-vehicle singane, which are being trialled during the three-year programme. A fleet of up to 40 self-driving pavement-based "pods" will also be introduced in pedestrianised areas of Milton Keynes. The consortium of businesses behind the tests, UK Autodrive, began trials in late 2015 and have now been given the green light to move into public ... Read More »

Mourinho accused of tax fraud during Real Madrid spell

It will now be up to a judge to decide whether to take the matter to court. He will plead guilty to two charges of fraud relating to image rights during his time at Real Madrid . The complaint was quickly followed by reports that Ronaldo has made a decision to leave Madrid ahead of next season following his tax problems, but Perez is adamant the prolific forward will only be on the move for a huge transfer fee. Read More »

Emma Watson hides free The Handmaid's Tale books around Paris

Members of The Book Fairies routinely hide books around the world for people to find, read, and, ideally, leave for someone else. She also left handwritten notes inscribed in French along with the books. Fans all over social media couldn't control their excitement and were all enthusiastic about discovering the copies of Atwood's book. "I'm hiding copies of The Handmaid's Tale in Paris!", the actress, who is an avid reader, wrote on Twitter on Wednesday (21Jun17). Read More »

Zopo announces Speed X smartphone with Android Nougat and dual camera setup


The Speed X is powered by a MT6753 Octa-core 64-bit processor clocked at the speed of a 1.3GHz coupled with Mali T720GPU and 3GB RAM. For camera features Speed X incorporates dual camera setup at the rear end. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors onboard include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. Read More »

Etsy Cuts Another 15% of Workforce


Along with the May reduction in staff, the company replaced its Chief Executive Chad Dickerson with Josh Silverman, an Etsy board member. "In order to drive focus, we took decisive steps to double down on the fewest, highest-impact initiatives in our core marketplace while de-prioritizing other projects and streamlining our resources", Silverman said in a statement. Read More »

First Financial Bankshares Inc (FFIN) Analysts See $0.41 EPS

AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 6,041 shares of the bank's stock worth $273,000 after buying an additional 70 shares in the last quarter. With 182,800 avg volume, 6 days are for Sykes Enterprises (NASDAQ:SYKE)'s short sellers to cover SYKE's short positions. Read More »

Were Analysts Bearish Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:LGND) This Week?

The stock had a trading volume of 426,552 shares. Flinton Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Ligand Pharmaceuticals during the fourth quarter valued at $104,000. The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $130.47. Ligand Pharmaceuticals has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $130.47. Read More »

First look at Dynasty Warriors 9 gameplay in new trailer


Could this be the best entry in the series to date? Fighting mechanics are also getting a makeover, with the introdution of the State Combo System . For the first time, Dynasty Warriors will connect all the battlefields through an open world, which will offer the most immersive experience in the series yet. Read More »

Thomas' record 9-under round leads US Open scoring parade


Paul Casey and Rory McIlroy provided quite the contrast here on the second day of the 117 US Open . "A lot of players were saying thank you, they mowed the fescue because of me". American Fowler, the world number nine, scored a course record seven-under-par 65. Fowler, who held a one shot advantage overnight, cruised through an error free front nine that included two birdies. Read More »

Apple removes 'millions' of scam and clone apps


According to a Financial Express source, Apple has not listed the app on its app store due to its privacy policy as the application requires users' personal information such as location, contacts, call logs, SMSs and other details. The new App Store Review guidelines state that "apps created from a commercialised template or app generation service will be rejected", which is aimed to reduce the mass produced apps that bloat App Store. Read More »

Pakistan to review 'lenient' visa policy for Chinese citizens

The meeting also chose to rationalize the process of issuance of work visas to the Chinese nationals who intend to visit Pakistan for various government approved/sponsored projects. Further, Chinese nationals will need a letter from commercial attaches and other designated officers of Pakistan who are posted overseas for the promotion of business activities, the Nation reported. Read More »

Snapchat introduces location sharing feature 'Snap Map'


The company has released its new feature for both iOS and Android users. The new feature has been given an entirely new screen on the app. Actionmojis only update when you open Snapchat . In a post on the company's website, Snap Inc . announced the new features as " a pretty big change to the way you create and send Snaps ". Zenly is a social mapping startup which makes "it fun and easy to know what your friends and family are up to" and will be run independently of Snapchat even ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 to launch in India today: All you need to know


Want to know what we think of the phone? Rest of the specifications of the OnePlus 5 are similar to the global variant. When is it out? The speculated India pricing of the smartphone is Rs 32 ,999 for the 6GB RAM/64GB variant and Rs 37 ,999 for the 8GB RAM/128GB model. Read More »

State legislature passes firefighter cancer coverage bill


Griffo said in a release. Volunteer firefighters now do not have access to the level of care available to those who work full time, including coverage for illness as a result of exposure to smoke and other toxic elements. Additionally, the legislation stipulates that a volunteer firefighter with five or more years of experience as an interior firefighter will receive health coverage for cancer as long as a physical received upon becoming a firefighter showed no evidence of cancer. Read More »

Windows 10 users MUST check their antivirus after Microsoft DISABLES software


After months of jabs from Kaspersky accusing Microsoft of antitrust behavior in the anti-virus software market, the software giant has fired back in a blog post denying the allegations and saying security is a priority. In early June, Kaspersky Lab filed a complaint against Microsoft . Kaspersky founder Eugene Kaspersky has accused Microsoft of using shady methods to "fiercely promote its own inferior" product, Windows Defender, over third-party antivirus already installed on ... Read More »

Rajiv Gandhi murder convict seeks mercy killing


Not wanting to live like this anymore, Payas has requested for mercy killing, and, thereafter, having his body handed over to his family. "Justice D P Wadhwa found me innocent, but still I have gone through this 26-year imprisonment". "I've been in prison for more than 27 years now.I can understand the intention of the government and as none of my family member have come to see me, I don't find anymore objective in life", Pious said in his letter. Read More »

Woman Gives Birth To Baby Boy On Railway Platform


Jhanavi Jhadhav (25) was on her way to a private hospital in Thane when she developed labour pains after she alighted from the train. When her husband asked for the help Railway Protection Force ( RPF) officer Shobha Mothe and another woman reached the spot and helped the mother. Read More »

Bihar board BSEB 10th result 2017: Know where to check


It is now anticipated that the matriculate results ( Class 10 board) could be announced today. For example, if your Roll Code is 11001 & Roll Number is 00001, then you must SMS - BIHAR10 1100100001. It is being expected that this year the overall pass percentage would be at least 50 per cent. A total of 15.47 lakh class 10 students received their Bihar Matric Result of which a dismal 46.66% managed to clear the examination. Read More »

Jaguar confirms E-Pace compact SUV with £28500 price tag


It is expected to cost from £28,500, taking on the likes of Nissan's Qashqai in the lucrative sector. Ian Callum, director of design at Jaguar, said: "The combination of sports auto looks with Jaguar performance will ensure that the E-Pace stands out". Read More »