LinkedIn redesigns its desktop site from the ground up

The company wants to unify the experience of using its desktop and mobile products, something that Pruett said LinkedIn's most engaged users have been clamoring for. Users are now able to search for profiles, jobs and companies directly from the site's main search bar, rather than navigating to a different section of the site. Read More

Officials not keen on bending the rules for Apple

Officials not keen on bending the rules for Apple

IT Secretary Aruna Sundararajan told ET that India is looking at Apple's as a "marquee investment" as part of the government's efforts to rope in large-sized companies that invest somewhere between Rs 10,000 to Rs 25,000 crore as a part of phase- II of the electronics manufacturing initiative that has attracted Rs 1.32 lakh crore so far from almost 50 mid-to-large companies. Read More

Apple MacBook Pro will get 32GB RAM, 7th-gen i7

Kuo believes that the new MacBook Pro will be ideal for the high-end users, as it will imitate desktop-class RAM. Mass production of the Kaby Lake versions with the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros are expected to kick off in early Q3 2017. Read More

Supreme Court notice to Centre on social media privacy

Supreme Court notice to Centre on social media privacy

It also directed WhatsApp not to share information of such users with Facebook. "No, no. You pay for your telephone calls". Here [WhatsApp] you don't pay. and Facebook India Online Pvt Ltd) have introduced this policy which severely compromises the rights of its users and makes the privacy rights of users completely vulnerable", the plea alleged. Read More

NFL Playoff Picks 2017: Odds and Over/Under Predictions for Postseason Games

They just aren't that good. That's thanks to a highly anticipated match up between two of the league's marquee teams , the Packers and the Dallas Cowboys . They have gotten better and better as the season went on. With Alex Smith's mobility and less hesitancy to try and take shots, all of the sudden Kansas City can keep up in a scoring arms race. Read More

GameStop Hints At Pokemon Game For Nintendo Switch

GameStop Hints At Pokemon Game For Nintendo Switch

This is unusual because, as of right now, none of the confirmed or rumored games for the Switch's launch window are fighting games. That being said, it's highly likely that the Nintendo Switch will sell around $250 which is still very pocket-friendly compared to the likes of the PS4 and Xbox One. Read More

Microsoft has canceled PlatinumGames' Scalebound

Microsoft has canceled PlatinumGames' Scalebound

Hitherto, developer Platinum Games and Microsoft have parted ways . The rumor of Scalebound's cancellation first surfaced on Kotaku citing "several sources". It could be anything from a licensing issue to wanting to protect the IP until such a time that Platinum Games can work on it again. In Scalebound , players would have controlled either a human named Drew or his dragon companion, Thuban. Read More

Ford says Bronco SUV, Ranger midsize pickup truck to return in US

Production of Ford axles will start about a year after that. While the Ford Australia design team was involved in developing the overall platform architecture, CarsGuide understands Ford HQ in Dearborn, Michigan will oversee the Bronco's design and engineering. Read More

CES: Sony Unveils Its First Dolby Vision-Supported 4K HDR TVs

CES: Sony Unveils Its First Dolby Vision-Supported 4K HDR TVs

The LG W7 series and other 2017 OLED sets are gaining Active HDR technology which uses a proprietary technology to look at video frame-by-frame and provide custom HDR processing even when there's no metadata. They've been upgraded with faster performance compared to last year's line and also support Dolby Vision and improved HDR output. On top of the redesigned user-view there's also a new operating system that allows for favourites folders to be created and support for HDR content. Read More

Spain: 1100 migrants try to breach N. African border fence

Spain: 1100 migrants try to breach N. African border fence

Figures suggest that illegal immigrants arriving in Spain via Morocco have dropped by 90 percent since 2002. The area has been a hotbed of conflict recently as migrants from sub-Saharan Africa have tried to climb over the fence while seeking save havens in Europe. Read More

Israeli Investigators Question Netanyahu Over Graft Suspicions

Israeli Investigators Question Netanyahu Over Graft Suspicions

He is suspected of receiving benefits from businessmen, according to Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld and Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit . It did not say whether the prime minister had given any statement on their value. Mr Amsalem has previously submitted proposed legislation that would grant a sitting prime minister immunity for "minor transgressions" which carry a sentence of less than six months in prison. Read More

Apple To Reduce iPhone Production In 2017 First Quarter

As per the administration, the Cupertino-based company should not seek additional help from the government as India already provides a very conducive environment to encourage electronic manufacturing. "The Operations Program Manager (OPM) will lead Apple's new products ramp in India with superior product quality and maximum customer availability". Read More

Hundreds gatecrash girl's party after invitation goes viral

Hundreds gatecrash girl's party after invitation goes viral

Earlier this month, Rubi was just another girl preparing to celebrate her quinceañera, a birthday party akin to a "sweet sixteen" - but for 15 year olds - and celebrated in many Latin American cultures. The teenager's family didn't think their open invitation would be taken up by so many. "What happened with Rubi is an interesting example of how the internet amplifies and makes hyper-transparent people's personal lives and how traditional media look for stories on social networks to bring in ... Read More

Swiss convict Brazilian construction giant in bribery case

Most of the money will go to Brazilian authorities. "Odebrecht agreed that the appropriate criminal fine is $4.5 billion, subject to further analysis of the company's ability to pay the total global penalties", the USA authority said . In related proceedings, Braskem also settled with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Ministerio Publico Federal in Brazil, and the Office of the Attorney General in Switzerland. Read More

Government Requests For Facebook User Data Up 27 Percent

Government Requests For Facebook User Data Up 27 Percent

Facebook has revealed that there was a 27 per cent increase in the number of requests made by governments for account data during the first half of 2016. Content restriction means items that are restricted because they violate local law. The company says it studies each request carefully to determine whether or not it has merit, especially in emergency cases where imminent risk of serious injury or harm is involved. Read More

Use stickers, a hands-free mode and more

Use stickers, a hands-free mode and more

In addition to location, time and weather, some of the seasonal stickers can be tapped to change their design. The sticker is the smiley face one, and you can find the button next to the drawing tool. Instagram has announced a slew of new features for Stories including Stickers , hands-free video mode, the ability to save story video , and more. Read More

Americans think Trump will bring change - for better or worse

Americans think Trump will bring change - for better or worse

To break this down by party, 82% of Republicans approve of the way the transition is occurring, compared to just 12% of Democrats. Americans also responded to concerrns about Russia's interference in the USA election, and what they think about Trump's relationship with Russia's leader, Vladamir Putin. Read More

Samsung will be launching two new VR headsets

The Gear VR 3 could arrive next year, as the official suggested. What are your hopes for the new augmented reality headset? During the keynote, one theme became prevalent as Sung-Hoon Hong delivered his address: the company wants to speak to people, startups, and established companies who are either founded upon (think Occipital) or making movies (think Microsoft ) in augmented and virtual reality technology. Read More

India beat Australia in penalty shootouts to book final berth

India beat Australia in penalty shootouts to book final berth

Thereafter both the teams tried hard for the victor but they failed to break each other defensive line to take the encounter into a shoot-out, where the Indian kept a calm head to emerge winners. Earlier, Germany did everything right except score and paid the price for the number of scoring chances it missed, specially in the second half. Trailing by a goal, India went all out attacking in search of the equaliser and their efforts bore fruit in the 42nd minute through a fierce reverse shot ... Read More

Snapchat Adds 4 New Features, Including Much-Requested Group Chat

Basically, you can send all the hilar Snaps from your holiday party to everyone at once without having to tediously check off everyone on your friends list (which was super annoying). This is the same behavior Snapchat users expect from the platform's Chats feature. Users can either tap or press and hold on a Chat to see which group members have read it or have saved it. Read More