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LG’s new tablet is ”as light as a can of soda”

Seoul: LG Electronics on Monday released a new light tablet PC which supports the long-term evolution (LTE) network connectivity and offers improved portability. The South Korean tech giant said the 290-gram G Pad IV 8.0 FHD LTE can be considered “as light as a can of soda,” making the device especially suitable for women and teenagers, Yonhap news agency reported. ... Read More »

500 Startups Changes Leadership As Sexual Harassment Shakes Silicon Valley

Startup incubator 500 Startups is seeing a change in leadership after inappropriate sexual harassment episodes that led to the ousting of co-founder Dave McClure. Even in this day and age, even in the most evolved of societies, women still have to deal with discrimination, sexual harassment and other such inappropriate behavior every now and then. Sexual harassment issues blew up the technology startup ... Read More »

Instagram Stories Gets Live Video Replay as It Hits 250 Million Daily Active Users

HIGHLIGHTS Instagram introduced an option to share a replay of a user’s Live video The Live video can shared to Instagram Stories for 24 hours Instagram has also added 250 million daily users on Instagram ‘Stories’ Photo-sharing app Instagram has announced it will introduce an option to share a replay of a user’s Live video to ‘Stories’ feature for 24 ... Read More »

E3 2017: Video Games Take Centre-Stage as Spectator Sport

Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/ Getty Images North America/ AFP HIGHLIGHTS YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook turned gamers into online stars at E3 2017 The e-Sports matches were hugely popular at the annual gaming expo YouTube billed itself as the biggest gaming platform with record audience Long fiercely guarded video game industry terrain, the Electronic Entertainment Expo kicked off Tuesday with YouTube, ... Read More »

Celebrating the Music of Video Games as an Art Form

HIGHLIGHTS London Symphony Orchestra will perform game music this weekend Music will include songs from Sonic the Hedgehog and Mario This year marks the 30th anniversary of the first game-music concert The electronic bleeps and squawks of Tetris, Donkey Kong and other generation-shaping games that you may never have thought of as musical are increasingly likely to be playing at ... Read More »

LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves for Third Time as Two Black Holes Merge

HIGHLIGHTS Research team announced the third detection of gravitational waves Gravitational waves can be heard by the sensitive LIGO detectors The waves were generated when two black holes merged On January 4, an exquisitely sensitive instrument on Earth detected a disturbance that rippled through space and time. Scientists traced the ripple 3 billion light-years away, back to two ancient black holes ... Read More »

Uber Fires 20 Employees as Part of Sexual Harassment Investigation

Uber has fired 20 employees in recent months as part of a wide-ranging investigation of the climate and culture at the popular ride-hailing service, the company said Tuesday. The report of the firings initially came from an attorney at the Perkins Coie law firm, which Uber hired to assist in a broader harassment investigation at the company and which made ... Read More »

Emergence Of Blogging As New Career Option

Blogging makes space for women with popular catalogs such as lifestyle, fashion, etc. What was perceived as a hobby has now been transformed into a medium to earn money. With easier accessibility laden with visuals, Blogging has emerged as a tough competitor to magazines and newspapers. Implications from surveys According to latest findings by India Blog Trends 2016 Survey, 60 ... Read More »

Bill to replace AG as gaming board counsel has Wednesday hearing

CARSON CITY — A bill that would provide separate legal counsel to the state Gaming Control Board and Gaming Commission was introduced Monday in the Assembly Ways and Means Committee. Assembly Bill 513 would establish the new general counsel for the gaming agency, replacing the attorney general’s office for legal work on most matters coming to the board and commission. ... Read More »

Windows Store to Get iTunes; Fedora, SUSE Linux, and Ubuntu Are Coming as Well

HIGHLIGHTS Ubuntu is already available on Windows Store iTunes is coming soon Fedora and SUSE Lunux will arrive eventually Microsoft’s Build conference is underway, and the company is announcing a bunch of interesting things. Microsoft highlighted all the big features that are arriving with the Windows 10 Creators Update in the fall. One fresh big announcement includes the addition of ... Read More »