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Sergeant Bluff-Luton gets state education honor

Guidance counselor Christine Zarkos talks to students at Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School in a January 2017 file photo. The state Department of Education on Friday presented the high school with a Breaking Barriers Award for its work with students who come from low socio-economic backgrounds. SERGEANT BLUFF — The Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School has been picked for a notable award given ... Read More »

Yabba Dabba Doo! Malaysian Sultan Gets Working Flintstones Car

Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar of Johor received the belated birthday gift this week. KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: A Malaysian sultan has been given a life-size replica of Fred Flintstone’s car from the classic cartoon, although the modern update has an engine so he won’t tire out his regal feet. Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar of Johor, one of Malaysia’s most powerful and ... Read More »

Amazon Kindle Entry-Level Ebook Reader Gets Audible Support

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon Kindle priced at $79 getting audible support Kindle Oasis already supports audible Amazon promises support coming in months Amazon, the online retail giant, is bringing audible support to its cheapest Kindle. The company, earlier this month, added an all-new waterproof Kindle Oasis Waterproof ebook reader with Amazon’s Audible service to stream audio books. The feature is finally coming to the ... Read More »

Samsung Pay Gets YES Bank Credit Card Support in India

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Pay users can now pay via YES Bank credit cards There’s an introductory offer of Rs. 1,500 cashback till September 30 Samsung Pay can be used to make payments via PoS card machines YES Bank on Thursday announced its partnership with Samsung India to allow its credit Card customers to use payment platform Samsung Pay. This will allow YES Bank credit card holders to ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 Starts Receiving Bug-Fixing OxygenOS 4.5.10 Update, Gets 10 Percent Discount for Students

OnePlus has started rolling out the OxygenOS 4.5.10 update for its OnePlus 5 smartphone. The update brings along improved camera stability and a fix for the display issue on the calling screen. Separately, OnePlus has also announced that the company will be offering a 10 percent discount of the price for students who want to purchase the company’s OnePlus 5 smartphone. As per ... Read More »

Skype for iOS Gets Mood Messages, Improved Sign-In Process, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Latest update brings mood messages, improved sign-in Update also brings general performance and stability improvements Microsoft last week also updated Skype’s desktop interface Microsoft rolled out a new update for Skype for iOS which brings some new features along with general performance and stability improvements. Most notably, the update brings mood messages and improvements to the sign-in process to make it ... Read More »

Oculus Rift VR Headset Gets a Temporary Price Cut

HIGHLIGHTS Combined price of its Rift headset and Touch controllers is now $399 New price matches Sony’s PlayStation VR This is the second price cut for Oculus this year Oculus, the virtual reality company owned by Facebook, is temporarily cutting the price of its hardware, as the industry tries to figure out why the technology for immersive games and stories has ... Read More »

Instagram Stories Gets Live Video Replay as It Hits 250 Million Daily Active Users

HIGHLIGHTS Instagram introduced an option to share a replay of a user’s Live video The Live video can shared to Instagram Stories for 24 hours Instagram has also added 250 million daily users on Instagram ‘Stories’ Photo-sharing app Instagram has announced it will introduce an option to share a replay of a user’s Live video to ‘Stories’ feature for 24 ... Read More »

Facebook Gets ‘Live Chat With Friends’ and ‘Live With’ Features

HIGHLIGHTS Live Chat With Friends is currently being tested on mobile Live Chat With Friends will be made available broadly in summer Live With feature was earlier available only to public figures It is not a hidden fact that Facebook has been trying to focus on videos for quite some time and after imitating some features from the rival platforms, ... Read More »

Gujarat gets interim real estate authority

Manjula Subramaniam, former chief secretary and ex-vigilance commissioner of Gujarat AHMEDABAD: After having notified the rules of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA) early this month, Gujaratgovernment on Thursday appointed an interim real estate regulatory authority for the state. Manjula Subramaniam, former chief secretary and ex-vigilance commissioner of Gujarat, has been named chairperson of the state-level authority. However, ... Read More »