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EE boosts United Kingdom rural broadband with new 4G home router EE boosts United Kingdom rural broadband with new 4G home router
- February 09, 2018

Andrew Ferguson, a widely acknowledged expert on broadband of the news site Thinkbroadband.com, was quoted saying that the farmers of rural areas are often seen putting up masts on the edge of their property where it receives signal. The target of EE is to enhance 4G coverage to 95 percent of the United Kingdom geography. EE's 4GEE Home Router uses a 4G mobile signal to provide home broadband - enabling rural homes across the United Kingdom to enjoy the benefits of home internet. (more...)
NASA space probe takes 'furthest ever' photo from Earth NASA space probe takes 'furthest ever' photo from Earth
- February 09, 2018

Such is the case with its New Horizons spacecraft , which made history by turning its telescopic camera toward a field of stars on December 5 when it snapped a photograph of the "Wishing Well" galactic star cluster 3.79 billion miles away from Earth. (more...)
LG V30s with 256GB said to debut at MWC 2018 LG V30s with 256GB said to debut at MWC 2018
- February 09, 2018

It is also not clear where or when the LG V30s will be sold, but according to reports, it will be available in South Korea from March 9. As far as the appearance of the smartphone is concerned, it will be identical to the LG V30 . Users will be able to buy items directly on their LG V30s phones. LG Lens comes with support for QR code and barcode recognition. It also includes support for foreign language translation. (more...)
The latest Apple TV update brings a dedicated News section The latest Apple TV update brings a dedicated News section
- February 09, 2018

It features six different live streams - CBS News, CNN, Fox News, Cheddar, CNBC and Bloomberg. It's possible iOS users in other markets could expect to see a similar live news feature at some point. I'm running iOS 11.2.5 on my iPhone and the new section is available without any additional update. Siri also can be used to call up a specific network. (more...)
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch in pictures SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch in pictures
- February 09, 2018

But this was by far the largest rocket they've attempted. The rocket company - headed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk - became the owner of the most powerful operational rocket in the world Tuesday when Falcon Heavy aced its maiden flight. (more...)
Elon Musk's Tesla burns $675.3m in largest ever quarterly loss Elon Musk's Tesla burns $675.3m in largest ever quarterly loss
- February 09, 2018

At a news conference Tuesday night, Musk told reporters that as early as next year, he may begin test flights of the mega spaceship in Texas. The Falcon Heavy is price-listed at $90 million, a bargain in the business of rockets. "The vehicle will take at least six months to travel the 200 million miles to Mars ". Any metal parts that do survive probably won't look exactly the same either; Carroll added that it would be almost impossible to avoid micrometeoroids that will pockmark ... (more...)
Huawei P20 Lite leaked in live images; shows iPhone X-like notch Huawei P20 Lite leaked in live images; shows iPhone X-like notch
- February 09, 2018

The Huawei P20 Lite is expected to feature a metal and glass sandwich body with dimensions of 148x71x7.2 mm. The Chinese manufacturer will launch P20, P20 Plus, and last but not least P20 Lite smartphone by the end of next month . The right side of the phone is home to the buttons. On the top lies a secondary microphone and USB-C port, speaker grille, and audio jack at the bottom. (more...)
Apple confirms but downplays iOS source code leak Apple confirms but downplays iOS source code leak
- February 09, 2018

The code has seemingly been taken from the " iBoot " part of the iOS, the part of the computer that begins to boot the operating system when it is turned on. "It is considered confidential and proprietary". "The source code for a company's operating system is like the crown jewels - it is guarded very well", he told the BBC. (more...)
New 3D vision discovered in praying mantis New 3D vision discovered in praying mantis
- February 09, 2018

Other animals include monkeys, cats, horses, owls and toads, but the only insect known to have stereo vision is the praying mantis . A team at the Institute of Neuroscience at Newcastle University funded by the Leverhulme Trust have been investigating whether praying mantis 3D vision works in the same way as humans'. (more...)
Chrome will start marking all HTTP sites as not secure in July Chrome will start marking all HTTP sites as not secure in July
- February 09, 2018

At that point, Chrome will label all websites that use unencrypted HTTP connections as "Not secure" via a pop up on the left side of the web address bar, no matter the circumstance. Chrome 56 in January 2017 marked HTTP pages that collect passwords, credit cards, or other sensitive information with a "Not secure" label. As users will most likely turn to sites that are HTTPS protected, web developers will also most likely upgrade their sites to counter the loss of web traffic. (more...)
Asteroid coming close Friday: Don't worry, we're safe Asteroid coming close Friday: Don't worry, we're safe
- February 09, 2018

Asteroid 2018 CB is the second small asteroid to buzz by the planet this week, according to NASA. On Super Bowl Sunday, an asteroid about a half-mile wide made what is considered to be a close pass by Earth of 2.6 million miles. The newly discovered space rock will pass within 39,000 miles (64,000 kilometers) of Earth on Friday afternoon. NASA detects about 1,500 new near-Earth objects a year . (more...)
Samsung 'DeX Pad' leaks, seemingly confirms a headphone jack for Galaxy S9
- February 09, 2018

Actually, Samsung seemingly things those upgrades are so important that the company plans to impose an additional $100 for each phone in contrast to the launch prices of previous year's Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. You will only have to connect a keyboard and a display to start using the phone as a computer. With a Samsung Galaxy J Android Oreo release probably weeks away, it's possible that we see Samsung roll out some Android 8 .1 features with Oreo. (more...)
SpaceX orbiting Mars in a Tesla sports car
- February 09, 2018

View from SpaceX Launch Control. The Falcon Heavy is essentially a supersize version of SpaceX's standard Falcon 9 rocket , which has been ferrying cargo to the International Space Station since 2012. That's because of progress made on the earlier, smaller Falcon 9 rockets . Setting the bar for future space launches, the SpaceX blasted off its highly anticipated maiden test flight - the Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday. (more...)
HomePod shipping estimates slip to next week in the United States HomePod shipping estimates slip to next week in the United States
- February 09, 2018

Joining the likes of Amazon's Alexa and Google Home, Apple Home Pod combines tech with smart living in one simple (and actually affordable!) package. You can ask for different news sources, if the default NPR isn't to your taste. As smart speaker configuration processes go, it's one of the slickest around. (more...)
Tesla targets 2500 Model 3s a week while posting largest quarterly loss
- February 09, 2018

And Musk said the company would turn a profit during 2018. Despite the competitive environment, Tesla's stock has soared 35 percent in the previous year, making the company the second-most valuable USA automaker, with a market capitalization of 45.5 billion euros, just behind General Motors Co, which had net revenue of $118.5 billion in 2017. (more...)
SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch captured imaginations - and that was just a test SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch captured imaginations - and that was just a test
- February 09, 2018

He said: " Test flights of new rockets usually contain mass simulators in the form of concrete or steel blocks". Maybe a Roadster will be waiting when they get there. For SpaceX , this is just the beginning of the innovations they hope to bring in propelling the human race towards the stars. The rocket is a bigger version of the SpaceX's Falcon rocket, which is already being used for private missions. (more...)
SpaceX confirms it did lose part of Falcon Heavy rocket SpaceX confirms it did lose part of Falcon Heavy rocket
- February 09, 2018

Bottom line: Tweets and video from SpaceX and Elon Musk on Tuesday's successful launch of the Falcon Heavy . But Musk said late on Tuesday, that the final burn of the second stage engine propelled the Roadster even further, putting it on a course to go out into the asteroid belt . (more...)
Jaitley dismisses corruption charges regarding Rafale deal Jaitley dismisses corruption charges regarding Rafale deal
- February 09, 2018

Congress has alleged that there are irregularities in the deal for buying 36 Rafale fighter jets off-shelf from France, signed between the Indian and French governments. This year too, he said, he gave relief worth Rs 8,000 crore for the salaried class and Rs 4,000 crore for senior citizens and pensioners. He said past year the exempted income was Rs 3.67 lakh crore. (more...)
Tesla Highlights Used-Car Sales Growth Amid Model 3 Production Delay Tesla Highlights Used-Car Sales Growth Amid Model 3 Production Delay
- February 09, 2018

The electric auto company continues to predict it will be able to produce 5,000 Model 3 vehicles a week by the end of the second quarter of this year. The news of Tesla's disappointing fourth quarter comes on the same day the company launched its Roadster model into space via CEO Elon Musk's SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket . (more...)
Facebook says it's testing a downvote button, not a dislike button Facebook says it's testing a downvote button, not a dislike button
- February 09, 2018

Tapping the downvote button hides the comment for the user who taps it, then asks them to say whether the comment was "offensive", "misleading", or "off topic". Instead it rolled out "reactions", a range of emoji emotions , creating a new shorthand to express thoughts and feelings beyond the ubiquitous thumbs-up button. (more...)
Galaxy S8 finally gets a bite of Android Oreo Galaxy S8 finally gets a bite of Android Oreo
- February 09, 2018

The update is rolling out to handsets now, but not everyone is getting it at the same time. We have also claimed that the official stable update of Oreo will soon be released in the market. It weighs 487MB and comes with the latest February 2018 security patch along with the Samsung Experience 9.0 UI. The update is supposed to weigh around 490MB and is available as an OTA download. (more...)
SpaceX's SpaceX's "Starman" actually has a objective behind the wheel of that Tesla
- February 09, 2018

In the driver's seat of SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's red Tesla Roadster, meanwhile, a mannequin named "Starman" hurtled away from Earth at almost 7 miles a second - certainly a speed record of some kind for a auto. Tesla's long-term viability depends on annually making billions from sales of its Model 3s, which costs half the price of its flagship Model S. A crewed test flight isn't expected until at least 2022. (more...)
Pelosi tries to force House vote on Nunes memo Pelosi tries to force House vote on Nunes memo
- February 09, 2018

Some Republican members of the committee said they were unaware of the plans for the wall. Rep. Whose idea was it to build a wall? When the House Standing Committee on Intelligence (HSCI) wanted to release the Nunes memo on the Federal Intelligence Surveillance Authority (FISA) court documents that granted permission to intercept communications by Carter Page, the Democrats tried everything they could to prevent it. (more...)
Intel releases updated Spectre patch for Skylake CPUs Intel releases updated Spectre patch for Skylake CPUs
- February 09, 2018

Executive vice-president and general manager of Intel's Data Center Group Navin Shenoy says that the company is also still producing beta microcode updates so that its partners can assist in testing them before the updates go into production. (more...)
Rayquaza and MORE Hoenn Pokemon REVEALED Rayquaza and MORE Hoenn Pokemon REVEALED
- February 08, 2018

Though a full list of new Pokemon was not shared in the blog post itself, we do know the likes of Altaria, Metagross, Salamence, Tropius, Pelipper, Beldum and Bagon will all appear. "These items will be ideal aids in your Pokemon Go adventure". The news comes via a blog post over on the official Pokemon GO site. Despite the idea the game may have caused an increase in vehicular accidents, there is no stopping Nintendo and Niantic Labs from working on new improvements. (more...)
Snap Shares Soar After Posting First Earnings Beat, Strong User Growth Snap Shares Soar After Posting First Earnings Beat, Strong User Growth
- February 08, 2018

Putting all that together, I think that by the end of 2022, SNAP stock should be trading at 39-times forward estimates of $1.10-per-share. "We also break out Daily Active Users by geography because certain markets have a greater revenue opportunity and lower bandwidth costs". (more...)
Volkswagen Arteon picks up where the CC left off Volkswagen Arteon picks up where the CC left off
- February 08, 2018

Arteon comes standard with tri-zone automatic climate control and heated leatherette-wrapped thrones for your rump's pleasure. The specification levels will be SE, SEL and SEL Premium, and the top-of-the-line versions will feature such options as the Digital Cockpit cluster, panoramic sunroof, a massage function on the driver seat and Dynaudio premium audio. (more...)
NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) Expected To Report Earnings On Wednesday NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) Expected To Report Earnings On Wednesday
- February 08, 2018

The average 12-month price objective among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the previous year is $349.19. About 9,144 shares traded. Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) has risen 15.53% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. Macquarie Research has "Outperform" rating and $280 target. The rating was downgraded by Roth Capital to "Neutral" on Thursday, May 12. Barclays Capital maintained Walmart Inc. (more...)
Tesla reports record loss but says outlook is positive Tesla reports record loss but says outlook is positive
- February 08, 2018

Paying customers are supporting Tesla through its production struggle - they've put down more than $850 million in deposits for vehicles including the Semi truck and Roadster sports auto thatMusk showed off in November. Dalton Investments Llc, which manages about $3.14 billion and $224.09M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKB) by 22,500 shares to 56,989 shares, valued at $10.45M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Windows 10: Could Progressive Web Apps finally fix Microsoft Store's software shortfall? Windows 10: Could Progressive Web Apps finally fix Microsoft Store's software shortfall?
- February 08, 2018

However, it is now clear that similar to Google's take , which was recently followed by Mozilla , the Windows maker is now bringing PWAs to the mainstream. That means a progressive web app can run on a Windows 10 machine and also on your smartphone or tablet. In the meantime, Microsoft is aiming to bring support for accessing PWAs right from its Edge browser . (more...)