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Donegal women effected by incorrect smear test results

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It's understood that if these women had been referred onwards, the cancer could have been prevented or treated earlier. But three years later, a review found the results were incorrect. The minister and the HSE have agreed that a review of Cervical Check will be undertaken in order to ensure ongoing confidence in the programme. She is now terminally ill with cervical cancer and yesterday settled her High Court action against a USA laboratory for €2.5m. Read More »

Gionee F205 Vs Gionee S11 Lite

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The selfie cameras on both smartphones feature live bokeh mode, that lets you add DSLR-like bokeh effects to your selfies. A few days ago, we reported that Gionee had a product launch scheduled for today in India. The device is backed by a 3030mAh battery and on the connectivity front, it supports 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, dual-SIM and micro USB port. Read More »

Nokia X6 Leaks With Display Notch, 19:9 Aspect Ratio

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This week we can add one other smartphone maker to the list, HMD Global, which is making all those hot new Nokia phones. Rs. 19,000) for the 6GB RAM and 128GB storage model. Leaked renders and specifications of the smartphone have already surfaced online and reveal a device with a striking resemblance to the Nokia 7 Plus with respect to the back panel. Read More »

Bharti Infratel, Indus Towers merger okayed

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Naveen Kulkarni, telecom analyst at PhillipCapital, said: "If Bharti and Vodafone completely exit the tower business, the Indus-Infratel merged entity would become a truly independent tower company, commanding higher valuations". The company's consolidated portfolio of over 91,000 telecom towers, which includes over 39,000 of its own towers and the balance from its 42% equity interest in Indus Towers, makes it one of the largest tower infrastructure providers in the country with presence in ... Read More »

New Snapchat Spectacles feature water resistance and a photo mode

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You do pay $20 more for the new features, giving them a $150 price tag. The most important upgrade, in terms of usability, is that the photo transfer time should be a lot faster, with downloads to phones moving at a rate that's three to four times faster than they were with the first Spectacles . Read More »

Does Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)'s Growth Make it a Buy?

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Other equities analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Glassman Wealth Services now owns 376 shares of the information services provider's stock worth $350,000 after purchasing an additional 3 shares in the last quarter. NASDAQ GOOGL traded up $15.10 on Thursday, hitting $1,038.09. In total 5 analysts cover Alphabet Inc . The company has PEG ratio of 1.33 and price to cash ratio of 6.96. Read More »

Unskippable video ads are coming to Snapchat in May

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Now the company has also begun testing user-generated Stories appearing on the Discover page, which is where they used to be. Recode was the first to report on the tweaks, which have been confirmed by the company. Although the new design appears like a return to the original version, there is one big difference between the two. In a statement, Snap spokesperson said that the company is always working to respond to the wishes of its users and they will continue to test and add ... Read More »

Marathon Petroleum Corp Sentiment Improves on Better Stock Potential, Now at 0.96

Marathon Oil Corporation ( NYSE : MRO ) has risen 7.25% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 4.30%. Mitsubishi Ufj And reported 0.13% stake. As per Wednesday , December 9, the company rating was initiated by JP Morgan. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a "hold" rating and issued a $21.00 price target on shares of Marathon Oil in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. Read More »

New Gmail vs Old Gmail - And how you can upgrade

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If users find they prefer the old Gmail , there will still be an option for now to switch back. Just hover your mouse over any email you might need to remember, then click the rightmost icon. New-look Tasks. Dragging and dropping an email into Tasks creates a to-do list, and if the message includes a timed event, it will appear in Calendar. Read More »

OH boy, 13, fatally shoots 11-year-old brother with stolen gun

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Police then took the victim's 13-year-old brother was taken into custody on suspicion of aggravated murder for what they said appears to be a "premeditated shooting". Police are not releasing any names because they are juveniles. Sources do not know the motive behind the shooting, but investigations are ongoing. Read More »

Nintendo Announce New President Following Kimishima's Retirement

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Incoming Nintendo president Furukawa joined Nintendo in 1994. Tatsumi Kimishima ultimately stepped in as his replacement, but even at the time Kimishima was clear that he only wished to serve as interim president of the company. If you still don't have a Nintendo Switch and want one, you can purchase your unit on Amazon . On the software end, Super Mario Odyssey has been a major hit with audiences worldwide, and sold 10.41 million units. Read More »

Scientists have found the darkest planet in the Universe

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This may only relate to one side of the planet, however. Named WASP-104b, the planet absorbs 97-99% of the starlight that hits its surface. Researchers don't know exactly what color this planet because it was "darker than coal" because it absorbs 99% of light, says astrophysicist Mocnik teo (Teo Mocnik), researcher at the University of Keele in Staffordshire, England. Read More »

Snapchat's new Snappables let you play augmented reality games with friends

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Open the latest version of the Snapchat app. While many of Snap's recent acquisitions have focused on bolstering consumer-facing features, PlayCanvas seems to be focused squarely on developers. "You can control Snappables using touch, motion, and even facial expressions", the company said in a blog. Swipe through to find a lens. Tap the shutter button (or press and hold it) to capture a snap like usual. Read More »

Rotten egg gas found on planet Uranus

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Now, one of the key components of the planet's clouds has finally been verified. The discovery was published by lead scientist Patrick Irwin in the April 23 issue of Nature Astronomy . "We've strongly suspected that hydrogen sulfide gas was influencing the millimeter and radio spectrum of Uranus for some time, but we were unable to attribute the absorption needed to identify it positively". Read More »

Google offers new choices for parents to customize YouTube Kids

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YouTube Kids, which has been criticized for inadvertently recommending disturbing videos to children, said Wednesday that it would introduce several ways for parents to limit what can be watched on the popular app. Today YouTube announced it's giving parents control over what children watch on its "Kids" app. Search terms including "girl and her horse" returned the offensive thumbs, some of which featured in the top 20 results. Read More »

Fortnite TV Emergency Broadcast Points To Meteor Crash

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Fortntie has since tweeted that the servers will be down while they try 'to unblock a small number of players who were affected by a recent backend service update '. We speculated and looked at all the rumors surrounding the comet earlier but now there are even more indicators that the comet is going to hit. Read More »

Volvo Plans For 50 Percent Of Sales To Be EVs By 2025

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Samuelsson said that the target expected to be reached by the company proved that electrification is at the core of Volvo's business, informing its future products. The event marks the first time the company displays only plug-in hybrid vehicles at an auto show. These PHEVs are the XC90, XC60 and the new XC40. Read More »

Intel Corp (NASDAQ:INTC) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

Saratoga Research & Investment Management who had been investing in Visa Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $270.40 billion market cap company. As per Thursday, December 21, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Buy" rating by Roth Capital given on Friday, January 26. Read More »

Facebook and Google Swap Pistol Emoji for Water Gun

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Across all the platforms, Google seems to have changed its gun emoji the most frequently. Companies make the change to avoid cross-platform communication issues: sending a toy gun emoji in a message and having it shows up as a real gun on a different platform could cause problems. Read More »

Belgium Says Overwatch, FIFA 18 & CS:GO Loot Boxes Violate Gambling Regulations

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Star Wars Battlefront II was investigated and found to be in compliance, a finding that Geens says is a result of the game's recent microtransaction and loot box changes. "Mixing games and gaming, especially at a young age, is unsafe for mental health", says Minister of Justice Koen Geens in the press release . 'We have already taken numerous measures to protect minors and adults against the influence of gambling advertising. Read More »

A new map of the milky way contains over a billion stars

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But, this latest data release , which was collected between 25 July 2014 and 23 May 2016, outshines its predecessor, pinning down the positions of almost 1.7 billion stars. Gaia also revealed the orbits of some 14,000 "solar system objects" - mapped as an intricate spiderweb of space rocks orbiting the Sun. We already knew that these asteroids existed, but for many, these are the most precise measurements of their positions. Read More »

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)

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Pengrowth Energy Corporation (NYSE:PGH) has declined 39.91% since April 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 2.81% the S&P500. Analysts mean recommendation for the stock is 2.60, (where 1 is Strong Buy and 5 is Strong Sell). Read More »

Instagram adds multiple uploads to Stories

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According to a press release, the update will allow anyone with connectivity issues - or anyone who is simply a perfectionist about their 'gram - to preview their entire Story prior to posting. Users can order photos as they wish and can upload up to ten at a time. These location suggestions will be based on where the photo or video was captured. Read More »

Slimmed-down OS option spotted — Microsoft Lean's in

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As it turns out, Microsoft is facing a big problem when it comes to keeping devices with a low amount of storage up to date with the latest Windows 10 feature updates. No one knows for sure, but there are a host of possibilities. The report adds that Microsoft is also working on Windows 10 Lean to ensure updates do not encounter rollbacks. Read More »

Alleged Samsung Galaxy S9 Active spotted with Snapdragon 845, 4GB RAM

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Samsung has come reportedly come out with case renders for its upcoming Galaxy A6 and A6 Plus smartphones and it can be seen that the back of the devices is reminiscent of the S9 smartphones. If we talk about its display then this smartphone has a display of 5.8 inches with QHD+ resolution (1440X2960). That's because flat panels tend to be a bit more durable than their curved counterparts and since the very premise of these variants is added durability, a curved panel would defeat the goal. Read More »

Samsung Launches 970 Pro and Evo NVMe SSDs

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With its new 970 PRO and 970 EVO NVMe SSDs, you are promised six times faster speeds than equivalent SATA-based SSDs. And Samsung just released the replacements for its already blisteringly fast NVMe SSD range. For design flexibility these compact M.2 (2280) drives are single sided designs, even the capacious 2TB 970 EVO . Samsung said the SSDs further offer Dynamic Thermal Guard technology, which protects against overheating by automatically monitoring and maintaining optimal operating ... Read More »

LG G7 ThinQ benchmarked: Snapdragon 845 performs as expected

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The LG G7 ThinQ will come with a huge 6.1 inch Quad HD+ display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 3120 pixels. LG is set to announce the LG G7 ThinQ in the United States on 2 May, followed by a South Korean event the day after. LG is preparing to officially announce the G7 ThinQ, and the traditional pre-launch leaks have also arrived. Building on the well-received LG G6's display-to-body ratio, the LG G7 ThinQ will be easy and comfortable to operate and hold in one hand, ... Read More »

BMW shares teaser video for its new iX3 SUV

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Essentially, the iX3 concept is an electric-powered version of the BMW X3 . Another feature of the fifth-gen high-voltage battery on the iX3 is its optimised charging capability. Nevertheless, the production version of the iX3 might still receive the current hardware. Under the skin is BMW's latest electric powertrain which bundles the motor, transmission and electronics in to a new Electric Drive Component, with more dense batteries offering weight and packaging advantages too. Read More »

IOS 11.3.1 update fixes iPhone 8 third-party display issues

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As per some reports from the web, the updated iOS version 11 .3.1 fixes the unresponsive touch screen issue which the users experienced with third-party screen replacements. And its good to know that the higher that percentage, the more the company retains on each dollar of sales, to service its other costs and the debt obligations, and Apple Inc. Read More »

Nvidia Flaw Opens Door For Nintendo Switch Hack

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Nintendo could have a major issue on its hands after it's revealed that the Nintendo Switch is vulnerable to a hardware exploit. I won't pretend to be able to fully describe the vulnerability in detail, but the basic explanation is that Nvidia Tegra SoCs released before the T186/X2 are susceptible to an attack via the USB software stack that allows for arbitrary code execution on the device. Read More »

WhatsApp to raise its minimum age to 16 in Europe

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Besides, the search engine giant is able to use anonymous, encrypted information on about 70 percent of credit and debit card transactions in the U.S. However these changes mean that WhatsApp (and presumably other companies) will now need to raise the bar to 16. Outside of Europe, the minimum age for using WhatsApp will remain 13. Read More »

Grab the Xiaomi Mi A1 from RM699 Today

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Along with this, it is also the thinnest Redmi Note series smartphone. The Xiaomi Mi 6X Geekbench listing has once again confirmed that the smartphone will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core SoC under the hood, a significant upgrade over the Snapdragon 625 chipset powering the Mi A1. Read More »

5 things you need to know from Destiny 2: Warmind's reveal stream

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As previously mentioned, DeeJ revealed on PlayStation Blog that players on PlayStation receive an exclusive new Strike, The Insight Terminus , where you invade an alien base. All-new Raid Lair: Spire of Stars: The final Raid Lair for the Leviathan, this Raid Lair is one of the pinnacle activities in Warmind and offers players great reward. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz A-Class Saloon due late 2018

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In the L Sedan's case however, the system is said to be perfectly fluent in Chinese dialects such as Sichuanese and Cantonese. Like the new Mercedes-Maybach SUV but wish it was a bit less bulky? Since long-wheelbase compact luxury sedans aren't really a thing here in the USA, the only version of the A-Class we're getting is the standard-wheelbase sedan. Read More »

Airtel Q4 net profit tumbles 78 per cent to Rs 83 crore

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Overall, the carrier's profit fell to Rs 83 crore in the three months ended March from Rs 373.4 crore a year earlier, the Sunil Mittal-led telco, 39.5% owned by SingTel, said in a statement Tuesday. The company's consolidated net debt has increased to Rs 95,228 crore from Rs 91,714 crore in the previous quarter. The matter with Airtel seems gloomy as its revenues and net profits have some component of Bharti Infratel's revenues and net profits. Read More »

What is Windows 10 Lean?

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Windows 10 Lean was revealed on Twitter by Windows enthusiast Lucan, who noted the heavily cut-down OS has no wallpaper and is missing apps like Registry Editor and Microsoft Management Console, as well as drivers for CD and DVD drives . Read More »

Google introduces new job search experience in India

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With the new initiative, they'll be displayed in a card-based format, in line with Google's material design philosophy. "In Q4 a year ago, we saw more than a 45% increase in the number of job search queries, and this number is continuously growing", said Rajan Anandan, Google's vice president, India and Southeast Asia. Read More »

Spotify's free mobile experience is about to get a lot better

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Those playlists can be played in any order, rather than in shuffle mode. The new free experience will also have the ability to cache songs - which reduces the amount of data needed for streaming - based on listening habits. Search is for discovery, Home handles for your playlists, Library features what you like and Premium will move users to Spotify's paid tier. The new Spotify app version should be available soon on the App Store . Read More »

Huawei P20 Lite, Huawei P20 Pro Launched In India Starting Rs 19999

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Question: Will the Huawei P20 Pro be available in offline stores? This phone is powered by Huawei Kirin 970 Octa-core CPU (4 Cortex A73 2.36 GHz + 4 Cortex A53 1.8 GHz) + NPU mated with Mali-G72 MP12. - The P20 Pro boasts of an industry's first triple rear camera setup. It remains to be seen how long the phone lasts in our rigorous tests. The 6-inch P-OLED screen offers resolution of 2,880 x1,440p, which is more than what the P20 Pro offers. Read More »

Careem warns 14 million customers after massive data breach

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How do you feel about this security breach? "In addition, we are working with law enforcement agencies". Implement good password management by updating their Careem password, as well as other accounts on which you use similar details. The company also advised to remove important information like credit card information from their accounts. Millions of Careem customers were urged on Monday to check their bank and credit-card accounts after the taxi company admitted that cybercriminals ... Read More »

Apple Watch Series 3 LTE to be available via Reliance Jio, Airtel

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Jio will open the pre-order for the Apple Watch 3 Cellular starting from Friday, 4th of May at its official website. The third-generation Apple Watch is also a health and fitness companion with intelligent coaching features, water resistance 50 metres and a new barometric altimeter that measures relative elevation. Read More »

Mystery holes in sea ice are stumping NASA scientists

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This past winter, the Arctic had 1.16 million square kilometres less sea ice than it normally has in winter. John Sonntag, a mission scientist with NASA 's annual Operation IceBridge , spotted the holes April 14 about 50 miles northwest of Canada's Mackenzie River Delta while flying over the eastern Beaufort Sea, NASA said . Read More »

Uranus smells like farts

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Astronomers guessed it was hydrogen sulfide, most well known on Earth for smelling like rotten eggs. The telescope's spectrometer measured reflected sunlight from a region directly above the main visible cloud layer in Uranus's atmosphere, according to Patrick Irwin, lead author of the new paper and researcher at the University of Oxford, UK. Read More »