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Apple Likely To Launch A New iPhone SE In 2018: Sources

A cheaper version of the iPhone could launch in the next few months. According to sources, Apple plans to launch an updated version of its smaller iPhone SE early next year. Apple is readying a new iPhone SE to launch sometime in the first quarter of 2018. The first iPhone SE launched in March 2016.

Facebook Is Working On A Snapchat Like Streaks Feature in Messenger

In a latest development, Facebook is now testing a version of a similar feature in Messenger. It’s not clear how long the social network has been experimenting with the feature, but a handful of users reported seeing it pop up in their app on Wednesday. The feature that’s being tested, which prompts users to keep

Apple Discloses Details On Self-Car Driving Cars

Apple’s work on self-driving cars has been more secretive than just about every other project in the autonomous car space, but now, two of the company’s scientists have published some of their auto-focused research for the first time. The paper, authored by Apple engineers Yin Zhou and Oncel Tuzel and published in the independent journal

NASA To Bid Adieu To Saturn

NASA is saying goodbye to Saturn with a newly-processed photo of the ringed planet taken during the last day of the Cassini mission. The photo shows Saturn in all its sunlit glory, glowing gold against the blackness of space. Cassini snapped the series of images that were stitched together to create this photo on September

Mercedes-Benz Displays Its New Electric Vans

Mercedes-Benz, the German auto conglomerate has announced that it will add electric systems to all of its commercial van offerings over the next few years, starting with the brand new eVito model in 2018. Two more e-variants, the eSprinter and Citan, will follow in 2019. Mercedes-Benz Vans has pledged to invest 150 million euros (about

Google Is Reportedly Working On Fuchsia OS Support For Apple Swift

Google has not yet revealed anything about its Fuchsia OS but it has been popping up in codes and snippets since last year. After few months of disappearance, Fuchsia OS has also popped up online in the recently-updated Google repository. Sources said, Google may be working on the support of Apple’s programming language called Swift

Now Uber Feature Lets You Invite Friends

Uber, the ride-hailing service just rolled out a set of updates that include the ability to request trips for friends and family members without Uber accounts, as well as new in-app gifting features, and a new live location sharing feature. The update rolls out today and lets Uber users request rides for others who may

Google Decides To Fix The Pixel 2 Buzzing Issue

One by one, Google is squashing all those annoying Pixel 2 and 2 XL bugs with software updates. According to one account on the Pixel User Community forums, the issue consists of a high pitch frequency sound and clicking when the screen is on and unlocked with ear up to the device like you are

Twitter Confirms Of Testing Tweetstorm Feature

In a recent development, Twitter is testing a dedicated feature to make it easier for users to tweetstorm. The test first surfaced in September, but Twitter is now confirming the experiment, which is currently live only to people who are part of Twitter’s experiments program. The latest version of the feature allows users to add

German Government Asks Parents To Destroy Children’s Smartwatches

The German government isn’t just banning some children’s smartwatches but its telling people to destroy the gadgets already circulating around the country. Germany’s telecom regulator the Federal Network Agency has announced that a number of these devices, designed for ages 5 to 12, can allow someone to remotely tap into the watch’s microphone and clandestinely

Volvo’s Parent Company Purchases Terrafugia To launch A Flying Car By 2019

Volvo’s parent company envisions a world where in two years time, real-life flying cars could be hitting the open roads (and skies), finally fulfilling all of our sci-fi inspired fantasies of bi-modal travel. Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, the Chinese parent of auto brands Volvo and Lotus, just finalized its latest acquisition to snap up next-gen