• Facebook pulls plug on app for under-21s after just one year
Facebook pulls plug on app for under-21s after just one year

As per the latest media reports , Facebook has shut down its social networking app called Lifestage . Facebook has pulled the plug on Lifestage , a standalone app which it hoped would go head-to-head with Snapchat , less than a year after it was launched, according to a Business Insider report.

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  • When the sun goes dark: 5 questions answered about the solar eclipse
When the sun goes dark: 5 questions answered about the solar eclipse

Petro says observations of the sun during totality will also allow scientists to study the solar corona. The mechanism that blocks out the sun in a coronagraph also obstructs views of the sun's atmosphere closer to its surface, McCall said.

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  • OnePlus 3 and 3T to get Android O as final software update
OnePlus 3 and 3T to get Android O as final software update

Confirmed via the OnePlus forums , the last Android version update the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T will receive is Android O . In addition, Oliver also said that OnePlus will also end the Open Beta Program for the 3/3T after Android O update is released.

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  • SC to hear Ayodhya cross-appeals on Dec 5
SC to hear Ayodhya cross-appeals on Dec 5

The court, however, said it will hear appeals first. Another sect of the Muslims under the banner of Shia Central Waqf Board of Uttar Pradesh recently went to the court offering a solution that a mosque could be built in a Muslim- dominated area at a "reasonable distance" from the disputed site in Ayodhya.

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  • Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino reassures fans that signings will be made
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino reassures fans that signings will be made

He had an outstanding first season at the club, winning the Champions League and the Copa del Rey; he scored pivotal goals in both finals - against Atletico Madrid and Barcelona. Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino at Wembley Stadium, London , August 5. We'll see. We are so close to making it happen. He has most certainly proved t...

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  • Be sure to protect your eyes during the solar eclipse
Be sure to protect your eyes during the solar eclipse

In the East Bay, Chabot Space & Science Center will open from 8 a.m.to 1 p.m. for telescope viewings and will feature a live feed of the total eclipse in the museum's theater. and will end by four. As eclipse glasses sell out at retailers across the U.S., customers are panicking as they realize that their glasses may not arrive in time for the...

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  • Neymar cleared to make PSG debut
Neymar cleared to make PSG debut

Barcelona must now deliver his transfer certificate to the Spanish Football Federation who will then pass it to the French Football Federation for the Brazilian to be registered. Mbappe has been linked with elite clubs across the continent throughout the transfer window but has been pushed in the direction of PSG by his father.

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  • Friday Apple Rumors: iPhone 8 Dummy Units Are Leaking
Friday Apple Rumors: iPhone 8 Dummy Units Are Leaking

Over the past few weeks, we've been inundated by a seemingly endless stream of iPhone 8 mockups and dummy units. Some critics say that the iPhone 8 is causing iPhone sales to drop because most of the potential iPhone buyers wish to just wait a few more weeks until the new smartphone is launched.

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  • Sushma meets Bhutanese FM amid Doklam stand off
Sushma meets Bhutanese FM amid Doklam stand off

This meeting also comes at a time when China has been upping the ante with its media blitzkrieg of opinion pieces and articles in the Chinese mouthpieces as well as regular statements from the Chinese foreign ministry "warning" India of dire consequences if it does not withdraw troops from Doklam.

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  • Researchers remotely compromise a computer using malicious code hidden in synthetic DNA
Researchers remotely compromise a computer using malicious code hidden in synthetic DNA

The research team identified several different ways that a nefarious person could compromise a DNA sequencing and processing stream. In what sounds like a script from a dystopian sci-fi thriller, scientists have "hacked" a computer using DNA.

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  • TRAPPIST 2.0? Scientists discover four Earth-sized planets orbiting Sun-like star!
TRAPPIST 2.0? Scientists discover four Earth-sized planets orbiting Sun-like star!

The team, led by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, discovered the " Super Earths " orbiting the Tau Ceti solar system right within the habitable corridor known as the "goldilocks zone". A habitable zone planet could have oceans, lakes and rivers. Among other recent prospects, Tau Ceti may be farther than another much-hoped-for candi...

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  • Hit Records For Global Temperature And Climate Extremes
Hit Records For Global Temperature And Climate Extremes

In essence, the report gives the lie to everything the administration is saying about how the notion that human activity contributes to climate change is just a theory and that no one can accurately might happen in the future, so let's just keep on doing what we have been doing, which is finding new and creative ways to unleash more carbon th...

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  • Mbalula demands answers from Manana's police guards
Mbalula demands answers from Manana's police guards

I have nothing against Minister Manana. She said that was why the petition was calling on Zuma, who hires and fires ministers, to send a loud, clear message condemning Manana's actions by showing him the door. "He is not a flight risk and as police, we do not mete out punishments, but secure suspects for court processes". And equally, that's a ma...

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  • 'Mr Smith' hackers demand $6m in 'Game of Thrones' ransom
'Mr Smith' hackers demand $6m in 'Game of Thrones' ransom

Hackers behind the hack of HBO release what appears to be emails from an HBO executive's inbox. The material also contained nine files with such labels as "Confidential" and "Script GOT7". As reported by The Guardian , HBO is now working with cybersecurity experts and the authorities as it continues to investigate the ongoing situation i...

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  • Look up! The Perseid Meteor Shower peaks August 12
Look up! The Perseid Meteor Shower peaks August 12

While the Perseids shower radiates from the constellation Perseus, the meteors are actually debris from the comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle. This is where the radiant is, or the point in the sky where the meteors will appear to originate from. For this reason, the shower tends to be visible from mid-July each year. This could be a bigger player to your sig...

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  • Venture capital firm sues ex-Uber CEO for fraud
Venture capital firm sues ex-Uber CEO for fraud

Benchmark further says that in moving to add the three board seats previous year, Kalanick "intentionally concealed and failed to disclose his gross mismanagement and other misconduct at Uber " which they say included " pervasive gender discrimination and sexual harassment ".

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  • Several prices for ASUS ZenFone 4 variants in Taiwan circulated online
Several prices for ASUS ZenFone 4 variants in Taiwan circulated online

Before that, however, it seems like the prices of a few of these devices have been leaked . As far as pricing is concerned, while the ZenFone 4 Selfie will cost 300 Euros which roughly translates to Rs 22,478, the ZenFone 4 Selfie Pro will be priced at 400 Euros which roughly translates to Rs 29,974.

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  • Diplomacy fails to defuse India, China border crisis
Diplomacy fails to defuse India, China border crisis

We are in no war no peace mode in Dokalam, the sources said. China however regards it as its territory and calls it Dong Lang. Speaking at the Rajendra Mathur Memorial Lecture organised by the Editors Guild of India, the Tibetan spiritual leader on Wednesday said that "propaganda makes things complicated", and that the media is to blame for the sha...

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  • Mobile to launch the Revvl, its own branded budget phone
Mobile to launch the Revvl, its own branded budget phone

Insane low price to ask for Android Nougat software, 2GB RAM, 32GB storage, HD screen resolution, 13 and 5MP cameras, 3000 mAh battery capacity, and fingerprint recognition, don't you think? The phones don't have the latest and greatest cameras, screens, and chips-so they aren't good for filming 4K videos or connecting to wireless networks at sup...

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  • How, when and where to watch the Perseid meteor shower
How, when and where to watch the Perseid meteor shower

The Perseids are an annual meteor shower that peaks in early-to-late August. The Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak on Saturday midnight, this means that stargazers will be able to see maximum of the shower in the shortest amount of time.

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  • In Argentina unearthed the largest dinosaur
In Argentina unearthed the largest dinosaur

But the finding turned out to be more than just a big bone. The P. mayorum has now been given the award of largest dinosaur ever to walk the Earth, averaging a length of 122 feet (37 meters) and height of 20 feet (six meters) at the shoulders.

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  • Essential Phone in 'mass production' as Amazon, Tencent add backing
Essential Phone in 'mass production' as Amazon, Tencent add backing

In addition, the startup unveiled that it has raised $330 million in its latest round of funding from a large roster of investors that includes Amazon, Tencent, Access Technology Ventures, Vy Capital, and Australia's sovereign-wealth fund. The e-commerce giant may be interested in Essential not only for the smart home device, but also to gain a str...

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  • Avis Budget Group Inc
Avis Budget Group Inc

The correct version of this piece of content can be read at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/08/08/state-of-new-jersey-common-pension-fund-d-raises-stake-in-avis-budget-group-inc-nasdaqcar.html. traders. Avis Budget Group also was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. The day's total volume of 11494196 this morn...

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  • Latest No Man's Sky update adds fast travel and improves the story
Latest No Man's Sky update adds fast travel and improves the story

The Waking Titan ARG began with a series of audio cassettes mailed to active No Man's Sky community members in early June, and these included clues that pointed users to a series of websites. We'll update this report with more information on the patch as soon as its release notes are published, which Murray says will accompany the patch. Howe...

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  • Even the Hawkish Are Concerned by Trump's Leveled Up North Korea Rhetoric
Even the Hawkish Are Concerned by Trump's Leveled Up North Korea Rhetoric

SLIM CHANCE OF ATTACK A North Korean attack or an American pre-emptive strike is unlikely, said John Delury, an associate professor of East Asian Studies at Yonsei University in Seoul. The remarks appeared scripted, with Trump glancing at a paper in front of him. "But diplomatically you never like to have someone in a corner without a way for them...

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  • The man behind those annoying password rules now says he was wrong
The man behind those annoying password rules now says he was wrong

And you're supposed to change it every 90 days. In fact the computer administrators at NIST pretty much shut him down cold when he asked to see their passwords so he could get some idea of what they were using. "Keeping written lists of passwords on scraps of paper , or in a text document on your desktop is unsafe and is easily viewed by prying ...

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  • Land Rover Opens Bookings for All-New Discovery in India
Land Rover Opens Bookings for All-New Discovery in India

Land Rover is also readying its brand new Velar SUV for an India launch, which is expected to happen soon. Customers can make their booking online or at any of the 25 authorised Land Rover retailers in India, JLR said in a statement. Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) on Wednesday said it has opened bookings for the fifth generation of...

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  • US ITC will investigate Apple on patent infringement
US ITC will investigate Apple on patent infringement

The Computer and Communications Industry Association, which represents several tech companies like Facebook , Google and Amazon, lodged a formal letter with the ITC in July that Qualcomm's proposed import ban on foreign-assembled iPhones using Intel chips would cause "significant shocks to supply" for the wider smartphone market.

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  • Lenovo launches K8 Note in India; sports dual-camera #LenovoK8Note #KillerNote
Lenovo launches K8 Note in India; sports dual-camera #LenovoK8Note #KillerNote

Lenovo has chose to part way with its VIBE UI and will be including stock Android in all of its smartphone offering. Lenovo however, claims that the K7 Note was indeed in development, but the company finally chose to let it pass as it was really a "Killer Note'".

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  • Valve Announces Artifact, A Dota Card Game
Valve Announces Artifact, A Dota Card Game

According to streamer and professional Hearthstone player Sean "Day [9]" Plott, Artifact will feature all sorts of gameplay options from Dota 2 . There's Gwent, CD Projekt Red's spin-off from The Witcher, Bethesda's The Elder Scrolls Legends, Mojang's Scrolls and all manner of others. Artifact: The Dota Card Game is being developed by Bra...

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