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OnePlus 5T Price & Specifications Listed, Pre-Orders Now Open on Chinese E-Commerce Retailer’s Site

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5T has been listed online ahead of official launch The phone has been listed with a price tag of $549 OnePlus 5T said to be the company’s first all-screen smartphone OnePlus 5T price and specifications have leaked online courtesy a listing on third-party Chinese e-commerce retailer Oppomart. As per the listing, OnePlus 5T price is $549 (roughly Rs. ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 to Go on Sale Again in India Today, via Flipkart and Mi.com

HIGHLIGHTS This is a preview sale of Mi MIX 2, with general availability next month Mi MIX 2 is Xiaomi’s first premium smartphone for India in a while It sports a 5.99-inch bezel-less display, powered by Snapdragon 835 Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, the bezel-less display smartphone that is also the company’s first premium offering in the country in a while, ... Read More »

Honor 7X Spotted on TENAA With 5.9-Inch FullView Display, Dual Rear Camera Setup

The upcoming Honor 7X has stopped by Chinese telecommunications site TENAA for certification, revealing a lot of details about the smartphone. It is known that the device is scheduled to launch in China on October 11th considering the invites that Huawei has sent out. The TENAA listing reveals that the Honor 7X will have two model numbers, BND-TL10 and BND-AL10, which might indicate two ... Read More »

Bots on social media threaten democracy. But we are not helpless

‘It appears that in 2016, bots were deliberately unleashed on social media to sway voter opinion by spreading fake news and deceiving trending algorithms.’ Photograph: PhotoAlto/Alamy Can social bots – pieces of software that perform automated tasks – influence humans on social media platforms? That’s a question congressional investigators are asking social media companies ever since fears emerged that they were deployed ... Read More »

Las Vegas shooting: Hoaxes spread on social media

Fifty-eight people were killed and more than 500 others sustained injuries after a gunman opened fire on a crowd of concert-goers during a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. Gunfire erupted just after 10 p.m. Sunday during the three-day Route 91 Harvest Festival, which was being held across from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Las Vegas shooting witness: “It was ... Read More »

Kylie Jenner teases her ‘baby bump’ on social media

BREAKING NEWS! Kylie Jenner is PREGNANT with Travis Scott’s Baby NEW pictures of Kylie Jenner teasing her “baby bump” on social media are fuelling pregnancy rumoursv after it was revealed the reality TV star is reportedly expecting a baby with rapper Travis Scott. Last week, sources reportedly told TMZ the 20-year-old began telling friends she was expecting earlier this month. While she ... Read More »

Education and scientific knowledge linked to increased polarization on scientific issues

(Photo credit: olly) Education and scientific knowledge are linked to increased polarization surrounding controversial scientific issues like evolution, according to research published the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences. “In general, I study how nonscientists understand science and the scientific process, and how they incorporate scientific evidence into their judgments and decisions,” Caitlin Drummond, the lead author of the study, told ... Read More »

Siri on iOS 11 still has a long way to go

What has Apple really done to improve Siri? To be honest, I’m not sure. After testing it for an entire day since Tuesday’s iOS 11 release, mostly on an iPad 9.7-inch and an iPhone 7 Plus, it’s obvious Siri is not a major priority for the company, even if some of the features are improved. What has changed is a ... Read More »

Meeting on exams set for tomorrow

Kenya National Union of Teachers Secretary-General Wilson Sossion delivers his speech during a workshop of teachers with disability at Tom Mboya Labour College, Kisumu, on August 25, 2017. Sossion said schools must close to allow students and teachers to participate in the elections. PHOTO | TONNY OMONDI | NATION MEDIA GROUP A major decision on whether or not to close ... Read More »

Sony’s new flagship smartphone model to go on sale Sept. 15

Taipei, Sept. 9 (CNA) Sony Mobile’s latest flagship smartphone model — the Xperia XZ1 — will go on sale in Taiwan on Sept. 15, with hopes the new model will help the Japanese firm maintain the lead over its peers in the high-end Android smartphone market here. In addition to the Xperia XZ1, Sony Mobile is planning to launch the ... Read More »