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Infosys appoints Salil S Parekh as CEO, Managing Director

Infosys, India's number two IT services company, said on Saturday it had named Salil S Parekh, an executive at consultancy firm Capgemini, as its …

Google can tell if someone is looking at your phone over your shoulder

Your days of peeking at someone else’s text conversations on the train might be numbered.<p>At the Neural Information Processing Systems conference in Long Beach, California, next week, Google researchers Hee Jung Ryu and Florian Schroff will present a project they’re calling an electronic screen …

Artificial Intelligence

Google releases final Android 8.1 beta with support for Pixel 2’s hidden imaging chip

Google has released the final preview build of Android 8.1, a small update to Android Oreo due out next month. There isn’t a ton of new stuff in 8.1, but there is one big update coming for Pixel 2 owners: support for the phone’s “Visual Core,” an imaging chip Google included but wasn’t ready to …

Android News

Weinstein inquiry: police departments likely to join forces, experts say

Authorities in New York, London and Los Angeles are pursuing criminal cases against film producer facing a flood of sexual misconduct accusations<p>Detectives in several cities investigating Harvey Weinstein for sex crimes are likely to be collaborating as they build evidence and assess whether the …

Los Angeles

New Xiaomi phone render surfaces showing off a bezel-less display, could be the Mi 6C

A new Xiaomi phone render has surfaced online with a full-screen 18:9 aspect ratio display. One might expect it to be some kind of successor of the …

Air Quality in Delhi Drops Again as Stubble Burning Increases

The air quality of Delhi-NCR worsened further on 24 November, Friday with some areas still facing "severe plus or emergency" situation even as the …

Pollution

Rihanna and Kim Kardashian want justice for jailed former child sex slave Cyntoia Brown

‘She will be eligible for parole when she is 69 years old’<p>Latest stories<p>This week you will probably have heard of Cyntoia Brown, a former child sex …

The best PlayStation 4 games

There's a big reason why the PlayStation 4 is the best-selling console: It has a smattering of games that you can't play anywhere else. Think: blockbusters like <i>Uncharted 4: A Thief's End</i>, <i>Horizon: Zero Dawn</i> and <i>Bloodborne</i>. But even if <i>Indiana Jones</i> simulators and massive open worlds where you hunt …

Uma Thurman breaks Harvey Weinstein silence, saying #metoo

Actor who worked on seven films with disgraced mogul says she is taking pleasure in his downfall<p>Uma Thurman has broken her silence on Harvey Weinstein, saying of the ongoing stream of allegations against him: “I’m glad it’s going slowly – you don’t deserve a bullet.”<p>The actor, who worked on seven …

Ranking the Absolute Worst Apologies by Men Accused of Sexual Assault Post-Harvey Weinstein in 2017

So far this week, NBC anchor Matt Lauer and hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons have become the latest to join the long list of high-profile men facing sexual harassment, assault, and misconduct allegations since the exposing of Harvey Weinstein as a sexual predator. And, like those before them, their …

Google Lens will launch within Assistant on all Pixel phones in the coming weeks

AI-powered computer vision in your pocket<p>Google is bringing its artificial intelligence-powered Lens tool to all Pixel and Pixel 2 phones in the coming weeks as part of an update to Google Assistant, the company announced today in a blog post. Lens, which was first unveiled back in May at the …

Qatar's foreign minister accuses Saudi Arabia of sparking humanitarian crisis

In a DW interview, Qatar's foreign minister has slammed Saudi Arabia for "destabilizing the region." The minister said Riyadh is using what it calls …

This website will generate apologies for men accused of sexual harassment

Are you a celebrity who’s sexually harassed a bunch of people and are now in need of an apology to subdue an angry mob? Look no further than the Celebrity Perv Apology Generator.<p>The desktop app packages all the usual elements of several recent non-apologies that have come up when other fellow …

Sexual Harassment

Pixel 2 buzzing noise will be fixed with upcoming update

Not all of Google's Pixel-oriented updates have been as fun as the recent introduction of Lens to its flagship phones. Mainly, the big G has been scrambling to fix display and audio issues plaguing its big guns. The same goes for its upcoming update that seeks to vanquish the buzzing noise from …

Pixel 2

Razer launches neon green Hammerhead USB-C earbuds

Following on from its Lightning and Bluetooth buds<p>It's hard to find USB-C earbuds despite so many Android phones — including Google’s Pixel 2 devices and the Razer Phone — making a switch to the new connector while getting rid of the 3.5mm headphone jack. Fortunately, there’s a new pair of USB-C …

Consumer Tech