Wednesday, 4 November 2015

The Artificial intelligence tool from #Google that can reply to your email automatically

Google is putting a different twist on the concept of 'automated reply' with a new tool that aims to write artificially intelligent responses to your email. The technology is part of an update to Google's Inbox app for managing and organizing email.  It gives users a choice of three responses to choose from. 'Smart Reply suggests up to three responses based on the emails you get,'

Interesting stuff here this evening: Facebook now wants to create an Artificial Intelligence software that would virtually 'help you understand the world'

Facebook is studying the ancient Chinese game of Go for insights as it works on building an artificial brain - one that it hopes to turn into a virtual personal assistant that can also sort through a mountain of photos, videos and comments posted by its next billion or so users. Called M, it is believed to have been named after James Bond's secretary, Moneypenny.   Facebook's

Would yew believe it! he oldest tree in Britain has started to change sex. Lol

The oldest tree in Britain has started to change sex, it has been claimed. The 5,000 year old Fortingall Yew, in Perthshire, Scotland, has for hundreds of years been recorded as 'male', meaning it produces pollen, whereas female yews produce red berries. But in a 'rare and unusual phenomenon' baffling scientists, it has started to sprout red seeds, suggesting that part of the tree

Paul Pogba needs to improve, his reading of the game is poor. Really?

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri described Paul Pogba's performance in the 1-1 draw at Borussia Monchengladbach as "important" but called for more from the midfielder. Following Fabian Johnson's opening goal for the hosts, Pogba delivered a spectacular, perfectly-weighted lob to set Stephan Lichtsteiner up for an equalising goal that he struck with relish, having just returned to the

Although PSG lost against Madrid, they played well and especially Angel Di Maria

Laurent Blanc singled out Angel Di Maria for praise after Paris Saint-Germain pushed Real Madrid all the way in Tuesday's 1-0 Champions League defeat. PSG were the better side prior to Nacho's 35th-minute goal and continued to threaten thereafter, but failed to force a deserved equaliser in the Group A clash. Di Maria had the best two chances of the second half for PSG, forcing a one-on-one

Per Guardiola begged to join #Arsenal, but I refused: Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed Bayern Munich boss Josep Guardiola wanted to sign for the Gunners during his playing days. The 44-year-old was one of Europe's outstanding defensive midfielders during his time with Barcelona, before leaving the club for Brescia in 2001. But Wenger says Guardiola was keen on a move to Arsenal, only for the Frenchman to decide against pursuing a deal.

Mothers live 20% longer than women who don't: Go get married and become a mother now

If you have ever endured the sleepless nights, endless feeding and constant worrying that comes with having children, you may find this hard to believe. But having babies can actually mean you live longer. A UK study found that women who are mothers are 20 per cent less likely to die early at any given point than their childless counterparts. Breastfeeding is also linked to a longer

Ashley Young is “embarrassing” he can’t get rid of diving - Paul Scholes

Paul Scholes has branded Ashley Young “embarrassing” after the winger’s dive in Manchester United’s 1-0 win over CSKA Moscow in the Champions League. With the match goalless in the second half and United heading for their fourth consecutive 0-0 draw, Young looked to win a penalty after colliding with Georgy Schennikov inside the CSKA area.Young was not booked for simulation but Scholes

Bored? Not anymore. Google launches 'Who's Down' tool to find people near you who want to go out

An app that tells you which friends are free and want to meet has been released by Google. Dubbed 'Who's Down', the app is available for free download - although it is currently invitation-only. Once you've confirmed you're 'down' for an activity, nearby friends will see your status and be given the option to join you. You do this by sliding a switch that makes you available for three

Ronaldo has a contract with Real negotiations with PSG

Paris Saint-Germain owner Nasser Al-Khelaifi has hinted at his side's interest in signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid. After the French champions were beaten 1-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu in the Champions League, Al-Khelaifi responded to reports of their pursuit of the Portuguese by insisting that they "respect" his contract with the Spanish club.Though denying that PSG have had any

Chimpanzees develop a 'Scottish accent' after moving to Edinburgh Zoo

If you live in a foreign country, it helps to learn the local lingo. And this holds just as true for apes as it does for humans, scientists claim. Chimpanzees that had lived for years in a Dutch safari park adopted a ‘Scottish accent’ after they moved to a new home in an Edinburgh Zoo alongside nine local chimps, the researchers argue. The Dutch apes would make high pitched grunts

#Microsoft removes unlimited storage on OneDrive, reduces capacities across the board

If you are a heavy user of Microsoft's OneDrive cloud storage service, you are not going to love this. Microsoft has announced that it is getting rid of the unlimited storage option for Office 365 Home, Personal, or University subscribers. The storage is now limited to 1TB. Additionally, 100GB and 200GB plans will no longer be available to new users, and will be replaced with a 50GB plan

Study of #eHarmony subscribers shows that older people above 60 still enjoys and wants to have sex

You might assume that those approaching their twilight years may no longer have the spark for passion-filled romances. But, according to research, the older generation still regard desiring their partner as an important factor in their love lives. In a study which separated a person's needs from the length of their relationship, psychologists found that, although there was a slight drop

Apparently, only Some Huawei Honor phones to get Marshmallow update in February 2016

Last month, Huawei released a list (although not final) of devices which the company said are scheduled to get the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update, but there was no information on when exactly the update would roll out. The good news is that now the company has revealed the exact time frame for the update, although only for select Honor-branded smartphones. As per a tweet sent out by

Google to begin packaging and delivering #Drones by 2017

Google plans to begin delivering packages by drone in 2017, the firm has revealed. It is set to face fierce competition from Amazon, Wal-Mart and others, all of whom are developing competing systems. 'Our goal is to have commercial business up and running in 2017,' David Vos, the project lead for Google's Project Wing, told an audience at an air traffic control convention outside

New Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 firmware update is aimed at fixing screen flickering issues

Microsoft has started rolling out a new firmware update to the recently-released Surface Book laptop and Surface Pro 4 tablet. The "System Firmware Update – 11/2/2015" brings several improvements and fixes, including the one for screen flickering issue. As per the change log, the HD Graphics 520 driver (v20.19.15.4308) has been updated to fix the flickering issues, and the display audio

Pay attention ladies. Men prefer to date intelligent women in long-distance relationships

Men prefer women who are far more intelligent than themselves - but only in long distance relationships, researchers have found. They say that in 'live' interactions, men were generally less attracted to women who were smarter.  Researchers say it sheds new light on why opposites attract - but only sometimes. 'We found that men preferred women who are smarter than them in

Official: #BlackBerry #Priv will be available from AT&T on November 6

AT&T has just announced that it's going to be the first US carrier to sell the BlackBerry Priv. This, as you may know, is BlackBerry's first smartphone to run Android, and it has a sliding form factor, complete with the trademark BlackBerry physical keyboard. BlackBerry has essentially been unveiling the Priv bit by bit, little by little, for the past few months. So it's good to see it

According to a survey, Teenagers spend on average 9 HOURS dailyon media. Question many hours do you spend?

Teenagers spend nearly nine hours a day absorbing media and despite all the new options, music and television remain the favorites. Common Sense Media released an exhaustive survey Tuesday outlining how young people spend screen time. One concern: the number of youngsters who feel comfortable multi-tasking while doing homework. Two-thirds of teenagers said they listen to music every

#CandyCrush developer acquired by Activision for $5.9 billion, developer of highly popular puzzle game Candy Crush, has been acquired by Activision for $5.9 billion. Activision, or rather Activision Blizzard, owns many popular franchises, most notably the Call of Duty series, along with many of Blizzard's titles such as Warcraft, Diablo, and Starcraft. While the amount may seem staggering in light of other recent acquisitions, such as $

The world is changing and Mood swings are actually a good thing. They help adapt

Moody people are often baffling to those of us with steadier emotions. But scientists argue that changing moods – as seen in sulking teenagers, grumpy spouses, or bad-tempered parents - serve an important purpose. Rather than being a weakness, they are nature's way to of helping us adapt to an ever changing world. So when times are good and spirits are high, we take more risks at a

The wait is over. Asia giant #Xiaomi enters African smartphone market this month

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi will begin selling its handsets in Africa this month, with South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya becoming the first African countries where the company's devices will be available for purchase. The smartphones that'll go on sale include the Redmi 2 and Mi 4. As for the price, while the former will carry a tag of around $160, the latter will set you back

Steven Gerrard to return to return to #Liverpool. Yes, you saw that right

Steven Gerrard is in line for a return to Liverpool following several telephone discussions with manager Jurgen Klopp. <!-- document.write(''); // -->

Twitter favorites are no more. and similar to #Facebook, Likes are depicted on Twitter with a heart icon

As of today, Twitter favorites are no more. They've been killed by the social network in favor of likes. With the death of favorites, the star icon used for them is now gone too. Likes are depicted on Twitter with a heart icon. For whatever reason, Twitter's decided to let go of one of its oldest features - favoriting tweets. This was done by clicking or tapping on the star icon. Since

Breaking! Abramovich rejects Monaco's £35.5m bid for Mourinho. Says they should bring €100 million

Monaco have had a €50 million (£35.5m) bid for Jose Mourinho rejected by Chelsea, according to a minority shareholder for the Ligue 1 club. Alessandro Proto, an Italian businessman, claims to have met with Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich in London for talks about Mourinho’s availability."We offered €50 million to have the coach immediately, but the request was €100m and that figure seems

#Vertu has been sold to Hong Kong fund and private investors

Vertu changes hands yet again. The luxury phone maker is going to Hong Kong-based called Godin Holdings and private investors, three years after being sold by Nokia to investment fund EQT VI. The deal has received the required approvals. It seems that Vertu will keep its manufacturing plant in Hampshire in the UK, but it is parting way with CEO Massimiliano Pogliani. Pogliani was

Following it's new update, Firefox for Android now comes with a built-in ad blocker

In a very interesting twist, the latest version of Firefox for Android basically has a built-in ad blocker. The Mozilla-made browser has obviously been no stranger to ad blocking before today, but it's so far performed such actions via dedicated extensions such as AdBlock Plus. From this point on, however, the functionality is there without the need for any add-ons. You just have to use

Samsung Galaxy S7 to feature a 12MP camera with a type 1/2" sensor

In an interesting turn of events Samsung might be taking a step back from the megapixel race and equip the Galaxy S7 with a 12MP primary camera. The flipside is that the sensor will have a rather large by phone standards 1/2" size, if the rumor turns out to be true, that is. Previously rumored to come with a 20MP ISOCELL sensor, next year's flagship has also been mentioned in the same

Too bad, Samsung to allegedly discontinue its line of digital cameras

Tech giant Samsung has been leading several industries including phones, tablets, home appliances, and TVs with no sign of slowing down, until now. An article released by the popular Korean news outlet Asiae reports Samsung is going to suspend its camera division by moving employees around to its medical, optical, and smartphone departments. Perhaps this is for research and development

ZUK Z1 gets a special edition with oak wood back cover

The ZUK Z1 now has a special version that comes with a back cover made from oak wood. This has been announced in China as a limited edition, priced over there at CNY 1,799 ($283 or €259 at the current exchange rates). That's just CNY 100 ($15, €14) more than what the normal iteration of the phone now goes for. So you're not paying a big premium for the exotic material on the back. The

Inbox by Gmail gets Smart Reply option for sending quick replies

Google tried to re-invent the email inbox with its new Inbox by Gmail app last year and it has gained quite a few followers since. Google kept improving the service and now the Search Giant added a new ‘Smart Reply’ option to Inbox by Gmail for quickly sending one of the few responses to an email. The new ‘Smart Reply’ suggests up to three quick replies which are populated based on the

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Manchester United 1-0 CSKA Moscow: 'Boring, boring United finally score through Rooney

Wayne Rooney's late goal ended Manchester United's goal drought and earned the Red Devils a narrow 1-0 victory over CSKA Moscow.The England captain moved level with Denis Law on 237 goals for the club when he nodded home Jesse Lingard's cross, ending United's goal drought in all competitions at 404 minutes. The late strike moved United top of a highly competitive Group B table on seven

Borussia Monchengladbach 1-1 Juventus: 10-man Juventus were held to a draw

Hernanes was sent off as 10-man Juventus were held to a 1-1 draw by Borussia Monchengladbach in the Champions League on Tuesday night. Juve would have qualified for the knockout stages with a victory, but the midfielder's second half sending off for a rash challenge ended their hopes of a win. Gladbach, who went into the game on the back of three consecutive victories across all

Sevilla 1-3 Manchester City: Manchester City booked their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League

Manchester City booked their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League with a fine 3-1 win over Sevilla on Tuesday night. City needed an injury-time winner from Kevin De Bruyne to secure a 2-1 victory over the La Liga side in the reverse fixture last month, but were dominant from the outset at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.The travelling supporters continued their frosty

\Real Madrid 1-0 Paris Saint-Germain: No goal for Cristiano, but #Madrid closer to group stage progress in #UCL

A perfect finish from Nacho decided matters in Real Madrid's favour at the Bombonera, as the Spaniards overcame Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in the Champions League. The defender had only been on the pitch for two minutes after replacing Marcelo, but converted a wonderful first-time effort from out wide after Toni Kroos' shot had been deflected. Despite the attacking talent on display from

Monday, 2 November 2015

We'll show Arsenal the real Bayern on Wednesday

Arturo Vidal has issued a warning to Arsenal as Bayern Munich prepare to host them in the Champions League on Wednesday. The Bavarian side suffered a 2-0 defeat at the Emirates Stadium on matchday three, with Arsene Wenger's men recovering from losses to Dinamo Zagreb and Olympiacos to keep their qualification hopes alive. However, the Chilean midfielder insists that Bayern will not be so

Sunday, 1 November 2015

Wojciech Szczesny: Arsenal is my whole life and I do not hide that is still my dream to return.

On-loan Roma goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has indicated that his dream is to return to Arsenal and the end of his loan spell. The Poland international, who joined the Italian side after Petr Cech established himself as the first-choice goalkeeper at the Emirates Stadium, still holds the Gunners close to his heart and revealed that he would relish the chance to return. Speaking to Sky

#BlackBerry #Priv Verizon variant spotted online

Back in the days, when the BlackBerry Priv was just a rumor, the usually reliable leakster @evleaks revealed that the device - which was known then as the Venice - will be available on all four major US carriers. While none of the carriers have yet mentioned their launch plans for the handset, a Verizon variant has been spotted online. The above image, which was shared by a user on

Orlando Bloom, 38, reveals he's 'interested' in Kendall Jenner, 19, following romance rumours

Despite a 19-year age gap, Orlando Bloom said he was 'interested' in Kendall Jenner while accepting his Britannia Humanitarian Award in Beverly Hills on Friday. 'I don't know Kendall Jenner. But if you have her number, I'd be interested,' the 38-year-old Englishman told the Beverly Hilton audience - according to USA Today. Back in July, the single father-of-one was rumoured to have

Jose Mourinho is writing his own headlines and writing his own death warrant

Chelsea's torrid start to the campaign continued as they were beaten 3-1 by Liverpool at Stamford Bridge - their sixth league defeat of the season - as the pressure on Mourinho was turned up another notch. Mourinho refused to give an answer for seven of the nine questions asked in his post-match interview, and appeared to be unhappy with Liverpool's Lucas avoiding a red card on 68 minutes

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud is the deadliest striker in the Premier League according to #Opta

Olivier Giroud has come in for plenty of criticism in the past, but the Frenchman has been at the centre of much of what has gone right for Arsenal thus far this season, scoring six goals and providing a clinical focal point for Arsene Wenger's team. The Frenchman scored the opener as the Gunners thumped Swansea City 3-0 at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday, so Goal has taken a look at the stats

#OMG! Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise 'left baby Suri to cry on the bathroom floor' moments before their wedding

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise’s daughter Suri was left crying on the bathroom floor during a dinner before the couple’s wedding, Leah Remini claims in her new Scientology tell-all. Remini also claims that Cruise and former wife Nicole Kidman’s adopted children were heavily into Scientology and said they only spoke to their mother when forced. In her exposé, Troublemaker: Surviving

Kylie Jenner reveals they 19 things that tops her #To-Do list. You won't believe what's top of them

She may be living in a gilded cage, but oh what a lovely cage it is. Having complained about her fame stopping her from being a 'normal' teenager, Kylie Jenner shared the upside with subscribers to her website on Saturday. 'My new pool seriously makes me so happy,' she wrote, sharing pictures of a newly built swimming pool at her $2.7million Calabasas mansion. Of

#Apple giving $50 off on an Apple Watch when purchased with a new iPhone

Apple will be offering a flat $50 discount on select Apple Watch models in select retail outlets in the US, on purchase of any new iPhone. Customers will be able to get the discount on the Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch in any color, size or strap combination. The offer is not available on Apple Watch Edition or Apple Watch Hermès. Then again, you really shouldn't be looking for $50

Rolling back the times: Kim Kardashian wears Kourtney's #WonderWoman costume in adorable retro snap

Kim Kardashian wore big sister Kourtney's hand-me-down Wonder Woman costume in an adorable retro childhood snap posted on Halloween. The half-Armenian socialites, now 35 and 36, and their families frequently spend time together and share several businesses including their E! series. And in a 1982 home movie pregnant Kim shared, she's wearing a pumpkin costume while Kourtney is wearing

What could have happened? Tom Cruise leaves the set of Jack Reacher in tense mood

Tom Cruise seemed agitated as he checked out of his New Orleans hotel on Saturday where he has been shooting his latest film, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. The 53-year-old looked quite uneasy as he departed the day after a scathing ABC 20/20 interview with former Scientologist, Leah Remini. The Jerry Maguire star was not his typical jovial self as he quickly made his way to an

How Mourinho plans to ease the pressure off him: I go home, I go find a sad family, and I'll watch some of the rugby [World Cup final] and disconnect a little bit from this.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho offered to bring bring the press "nice glasses" after his side's 3-1 to Liverpool, alleging there was a lack of respect being shown for his side. Ramires put the home side in front at Stamford Bridge but two goals from Philippe Coutinho and one from Christian Benteke sealed Jurgen Klopp's first win in the Premier League. Mourinho refused to offer comment on

As One Direction ends their world tour in Sheffield, here's what they have to say to their fans

They started their mammoth On The Road Again tour way back in February. And 80 dates later, One Direction have finally bid farewell with an emotional gig in Sheffield. The group reassured fans, who travelled from all over the globe to see them, that while it was the final show in their tour, it's not the end of the band who have faced mounting split rumours following the news they'll

Ola Jordan and husband James hits #Halloween party in nurse's uniform and terrifying makeup

She is usually seen flashing the flesh in her glitzy Strictly Come Dancing costumes. But for Halloween, pro dancer Ola Jordan decided to try out another profession, wowing in a blood-spattered nurse's uniform for a spooky house party this weekend. The Polish-born beauty added some terrifying makeup to her costume as she headed to her friend's bash with husband James Ola, 33, showed

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil: Europe's best attacking player

He may not have got his name on the scoresheet but Arsenal had Mesut Ozil to thank as they kept pace with Manchester City at the top of the table with victory over Swansea at the Liberty Stadium.The Gunners had struggled to click during a poor first half but just minutes after the break the German international proved key, sending in a corner from which Olivier Giroud opened the