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Samsung and Google team up to expand RCS Messaging availability on Android

Samsung and Google want to make history together and announce a partnership that will bring enhanced messaging experience and interoperability between Samsung Messages and Android Messages.Today's announcement mentions that both companies will work together to expand RCS Messaging availability on Android. Rich Communication Services (RCS), is a next-generation messaging standard that's meant to replace SMS and MMS standards. Unlike SMS, RCS allows for text messages with an unlimited number of characters. Also, it enables users to share images, videos, sound clips, emoji, and stickers.Basically, RCS Messaging could easily replace many of the instant messengers that we're using these days and,...


7 minute 34 second

Now you can listen to Audible on your Apple Watch

The latest Audible update brings the app to your Apple Watch, so you can listen to your audiobooks and podcasts without an iPhone. The new feature takes advantage of watchOS 5, which just rolled out this week to allow third-party apps like Audible to play background audio from the watch. Just make sure you sync the book from your iPhone or iPad before heading out, as the Apple Watch doesn’t support streaming from third-party apps yet. The Audible app description mentions you can sync audiobooks to your Apple Watch via Bluetooth, but if you’re transferring over a big novel, it’ll...
31 minute 10 second

AT&T fires back in bid to preserve its deal with Time Warner

Fighting to defend its $81 billion takeover of Time Warner from a government challenge, AT&T is arguing the Trump Justice Department has failed to show that the merger will raise prices for pay-TV programming and for the consumers who watch it. The AT&T-Time Warner marriage was completed this spring soon after a federal judge approved it. But government antitrust regulators filed to have the judge's ruling overturned, setting the stage for a landmark competition case in the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington. In a filing Thursday, the phone and pay-TV giant asserted the merger will save it money on...
37 minute 32 second

Wild orchids in Nilgiris in full bloom

OOTY: Wild orchids, considered as the jewels of the jungles, and which are now rare and confined to a few patches of jungle, are in good bloom in the jungle limits in the Nilgiris. Dr S.Rajan, field botanist at the central Ayush wing here, who is a noted name in plant taxonomy, said that the origin of orchids dates to ten million years ago. The elegant orchids are known for their shape, colour and their adaptive behavior in the jungles. “The Southwest monsoon which brings moist weather and helps the ground water level to increase is doing the natural magic...

42 minute 36 second

Here's everything Amazon just announced at its huge September event

SEATTLE — Amazon held a special event on Thursday to unveil a slew of new gadgets and services.  At the start of the event, Amazon exec Dave Limp said "We’ve got 70 things to talk about," and if he was joking, it was hard to tell. According to Limp, Thursday’s event featured the largest number of devices and features that Amazon has ever announced in a single day. The event was held in the Amazon Spheres, which are three large glass domes located on Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle. Business Insider was in attendance, and checked out the hands-on area afterwards....
49 minute 38 second

'We're going to see continued consolidation': Adobe’s $4.75 billion acquisition of Marketo could spur a takeover spree at Salesforce and Oracle

Shantanu Narayen, president and chief executive officer of Adobe Systems Inc., speaks during the launch of Adobe Creative Cloud and CS6 in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Monday, April 23, 2012. Marketers view Adobe's $4.75 billion acquisition of Marketo as a harbinger of a string of big acquisitions. Adobe will get access to a lot more of Marketo's nearly 5,000 business-to-business customers. Google is also in the mix with its Google Marketing Cloud, and has an advertising business that could wipe out others. Adobe is buying Marketo for $4.75 billion, making it one of the largest marketing-tech acquisitions in recent...
1 hour 16 minute

Agro-climate suitable for commercial orchids: Expert

OOTY: Agro-climatic conditions in the Nilgiris are suitable for cultivation of commercial orchids to earn more revenue. Dr V. Ramsundar, horticulture expert and deputy director of horticulture (retd) said that apart from wild orchids which are rare, there are many species of commercial orchids playing a vital role in the flower market in the global arena. These commercial orchids such as “Cymbidium, Vanda, Mokkara, Phalaenopsis and Dendrobium” can be cultivated in fields, poly green houses and also in house yards as potted plants. These commercial orchids are known for their natural colours, architecture and shapes. They are long lasting in...