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Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact get full HD super slow-mo, but… Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Compact get full HD super slow-mo, but…
- March 02, 2018

Sony manufactures some of the best cameras in the market and their Xperia lineup had definitely benefited from that. I don't think the XZ2 is an ugly device - I really don't. The speakers on the XZ2 are 20% louder than on its predecessor. Both will also come out of the box with Android 8.0 Oreo and with 4 GB of random access memory. (more...)
Vodafone Spain spills the beans about the Huawei P20 Lite Vodafone Spain spills the beans about the Huawei P20 Lite
- March 02, 2018

Published new photos of the smartphone Huawei P20, before the announcement of which is exactly one month. A live image of the Huawei P20 Lite has now been leaked online, which shows the complete handset from both front and back side. Apart from Huawei P20 Plus and Huawei P20 and Huawei P20 Lite, the company is also working on P20 Pro smartphone that will feature triple-camera setup along with iPhone X-like notch. (more...)
Final farewell to Sridevi in Mumbai Final farewell to Sridevi in Mumbai
- March 02, 2018

A sea of mourning fans turned out in Mumbai Wednesday to bid an emotional farewell to famed Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor, four days after she drowned in a hotel bathtub in Dubai , where she had gone to attend a wedding. In the morning, tens of thousands of grieving fans, some clutching flowers, waited patiently in serpentine lines to pay tribute to her at a private club where her body was kept so they could catch a final glimpse of her. (more...)
Astronomers Just Caught Their First Glimpse of the Dawn of the Universe Astronomers Just Caught Their First Glimpse of the Dawn of the Universe
- March 02, 2018

It was estimated that by the time the signal reaches Earth here and now, it would be somewhere around 100 MHz. These are signals from ancient stars that were active within the first 180 million years of the Big Bang. He's managed the development of the Murchison Radio-astronomy Observatory in WA where this discovery was made. "They have helped to install the experiment and maintain it between our visits to the site". (more...)
Private Advisory Group LLC Acquires 4020 Shares of Chevron Co. (CVX)
- March 02, 2018

The firm has a market cap of $212,580.00, a PE ratio of 29.61, a PEG ratio of 2.27 and a beta of 1.15. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.4014 during the last trading session, reaching $111.5186. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Monday, August 28. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 4 by Bank of America. Since October 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $3.06 million activity. (more...)
Bus-sized asteroid to zoom past Earth on Friday Bus-sized asteroid to zoom past Earth on Friday
- March 02, 2018

An asteroid the size of a bus is heading towards Earth, Nasa has warned. The webcast will feature views of the asteroid as seen by a 16-inch (41 centimeters) robotic telescope at the Tenagra Observatories in Arizona. But this upcoming asteroid whiz-by arrives right after another close asteroid encounter , by the 2018 DU which happened on Sunday, February 25. The Widget displays the date of closest approach, approximate object diameter, relative size and distance from Earth for each encounter. (more...)
Facebook comes to the realization that one feed is better than two Facebook comes to the realization that one feed is better than two
- March 02, 2018

Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled other changes to the Facebook News Feed in the past two months to fight sensationalism and prioritize posts from friends and family. Mosseri said the company had also "received feedback that we made it harder for people in the test countries to access important information, and that we didn't communicate the test clearly". (more...)
Become Human Finally Has A Release Date And Its May 25 Become Human Finally Has A Release Date And Its May 25
- March 02, 2018

Set in a dystopia in the near future, the three android protagonists featured in Detroit Become Human include Connor; a prototype created to help human investigators on cases involving androids, Kara; a fugitive who empathizes with a little girl's dream of freedom and Markus; the leader of the android revolution. (more...)
Antarctica's King Penguins Could Vanish by 2100 if They Don't Relocate Antarctica's King Penguins Could Vanish by 2100 if They Don't Relocate
- March 02, 2018

Our work shows that nearly 70% of king penguins - about 1.1 million breeding pairs - will have to relocate or disappear before the end of the century because of greenhouse gas emissions. The search means the birds have to travel hundreds or thousands of miles and will put them in competition with other penguin species for space and food. (more...)
'Overwatch' announces new support character Brigitte Lindholm 'Overwatch' announces new support character Brigitte Lindholm
- March 02, 2018

However, Brigitte chose to follow in the footsteps of Overwatch member Reinhardt (a close family friend and her godfather), joining the shield-bearing tank to keep his Crusader armor in good condition. Brigitte is rated 1 out of 3 stars for difficulty, making her one of the easiest Support heroes to pick up. She doesn't have a large healing factor but she does have a small fix pack that can briefly heal a teammate. (more...)
Met office predicts scorching summer in North India Met office predicts scorching summer in North India
- March 02, 2018

In what could labelled as effect of global warming that compared to the previous 50 years, from March to May this year temperatures will be more than 1 degree Celsius. IMD said the regions where the temperature rise is likely to be moderate are south India and four northeastern states. The quarterly forecast, released by Met Department on Wednesday, also predicted the core heat-wave prone regions to hit the maximum-temperature mark. (more...)
Google brings Hangouts Chat, its Slack competitor, to all Google brings Hangouts Chat, its Slack competitor, to all
- March 02, 2018

Messages save indefinitely by default, though granular controls are available. The system was previously been limited to companies enrolled in Google's Early Adopter Program. Likewise, the company guarantees that Hangouts Chats will utilize the business' AI to make operations more efficient and reliable. Machine learning-powered functions will be added in the coming months. (more...)
Amazon Moves Into Home Security With 'Cloud Cam' And 'Amazon Key' Amazon Moves Into Home Security With 'Cloud Cam' And 'Amazon Key'
- March 02, 2018

Amazon has announced that they'll be purchasing the smart gadget maker for more than $1 billion. Once Ring is part of Amazon this integration with Alexa is likely to go much further, however, and might even extend into Amazon's core online retail business. (more...)
MWC 2018: ASUS unveils new AI-powered Zenfone 5, 5Z smartphones MWC 2018: ASUS unveils new AI-powered Zenfone 5, 5Z smartphones
- March 02, 2018

This is a very competitive price for a device shipping with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 platform. The ZenFone 5Z , which runs Android 8.0 Oreo will begin shipping in March, although Azus hasn't disclosed an exact ship dates for the handset in specific global markets. (more...)
Slovak premier refuses to fire allies over reporter's murder Slovak premier refuses to fire allies over reporter's murder
- March 02, 2018

Mr Kuciak's final report described, among other details, the activities in agriculture, real estate and other sectors of a Slovak-based Italian man believed to belong to the criminal group. Also on Wednesday, Justice Minister Lucia Zitnanska, from a junior coalition partner of Fico's Smer, said it was "absolutely unacceptable" that anyone with ties to organised crime would be working at the government office. (more...)
Did the moon form inside a 'spinning donut' Earth? Did the moon form inside a 'spinning donut' Earth?
- March 02, 2018

Each of these theories has their own advantages, but all of them have to deal with two major facts : the Moon has a low density, which probably means it doesn't have an iron core like Earth , and there's a distinct lack of "volatiles" (elements that easily evaporate into gases), which suggest it underwent a long period of heating that burned all of those elements off. (more...)
Korean athletes to participate in South Paralympics Korean athletes to participate in South Paralympics
- March 01, 2018

The team will be led by Chef de Mission Todd Nicholson, a three-time Paralympic medallist in para ice hockey. The country has been banned from Paralympic competition since August 2016 after a report stated athletes benefited from state-sponsored doping. (more...)
Western Digital Announces World's Fastest 400GB SanDisk Extreme microSD card Western Digital Announces World's Fastest 400GB SanDisk Extreme microSD card
- March 01, 2018

The card is more than 50% faster than the existing Extreme UHS-I microSD cards offered by SanDisk , boasting read speeds up to 160MB/s. With the ever growing need for more and more mobile storage for Phones, Tablets, Cameras and other mobile devices, users are always looking for a better ability to share and enjoy rich content on their devices. (more...)
To file for bankruptcy as deal collapses To file for bankruptcy as deal collapses
- March 01, 2018

It has been seeking a purchaser since, but the most recent talks have collapsed. The deal reportedly fell through after the group in negotiations to buy the company did not agree to provide interim funding to keep the 150-employee studio in operation until the final deal was signed. (more...)
Plan With Data Benefits, Unlimited Calling Plan With Data Benefits, Unlimited Calling
- March 01, 2018

Airtel's Rs 995 prepaid recharge plan also offers 100 free SMSes per day. Other benefits include daily 100 SMS. The plan is valid for 180 days. Airtel once again has announced an unlimited calling plan for its prepaid users and this time it's for a longer period of time. (more...)
One Senator's Vote Can Stop Net Neutrality Repeal, Join Operation: #OneMoreVote Today One Senator's Vote Can Stop Net Neutrality Repeal, Join Operation: #OneMoreVote Today
- March 01, 2018

Democrats , who control 49 seats in the 100-person chamber, have the backing of 50 senators for repeal , leaving them one vote short of a majority. Now, House and Senate Democrats - plus one Senate Republican, Sen. Net neutrality, which ensures that all internet traffic is treated equally , was rescinded by the FCC late past year by a 3 to 2 vote . (more...)
Gronkowski Will Return in 2018 Gronkowski Will Return in 2018
- March 01, 2018

If Gronkowski doesn't return in 2018, he'll be leaving the team in much worse shape than fans hoped, especially considering they're coming off the back of a Super Bowl defeat. "I would expect that to continue..." But it's not Gronk's fault, as he would compile over 100 yards and two touchdowns. Gronkowski suffered a concussion during New England's win over the Jaguars in the AFC Championship. (more...)
Kojima Productions Shoutout Found in Metal Gear Survive Kojima Productions Shoutout Found in Metal Gear Survive
- March 01, 2018

In other news, " Metal Gear Survive " is apparently charging players an extra $10 for an extra save slot . Rescue Missions will be added sometime in March, which is not exactly far away. Servers were inaccessible at launch until a patch rolled out, locking players out of the game for up to two days. All that sits on top of a pretty poisonous reception to the game since the day it was announced. (more...)
Fitbit shares slump as new Ionic smartwatch fails to excite Fitbit shares slump as new Ionic smartwatch fails to excite
- March 01, 2018

Stifel Nicolaus cut Fitbit from a " hold " rating to a "sell" rating and set a $6.00 target price on the stock.in a research report on Friday, December 15th. Analysts are expecting average earnings estimates of $0 for the current quarter based on the opinion of 12 analysts, relating to high earnings per share estimates of $0.02 and low estimates of $-0.03, however Fitbit Inc (NYSE: FIT ) reported $-0.56 earnings per share for the same quarter a year ago. (more...)
ESRB will soon start labeling games with In-Game Purchases ESRB will soon start labeling games with In-Game Purchases
- March 01, 2018

In response to the recent controversy regarding loot boxes , the ESRB have made a decision to introduce a new label to help gamers, children, and parents to determine if a game features in-game purchases or not. Vance said the ESRB isn't taking any action on loot box odds at this time, but the organization is "going to continue to evaluate what additional measures we can take". (more...)
Actor Will Smith takes to Facebook about battle with Georgia's bugs Actor Will Smith takes to Facebook about battle with Georgia's bugs
- March 01, 2018

Will Smith has revealed that he has started filming Gemini Man with director Ang Lee . It follows Henry Brogan (Smith), an elite assassin who suddenly is targeted and pursued by a mysterious young operative who seemingly can predict his every move. (more...)
Hedge funds expect counter bid for Sky after Comcast offer Hedge funds expect counter bid for Sky after Comcast offer
- March 01, 2018

It may have come later than promised, but Sky Q users everywhere can rejoice as HDR content (and a lot more 4K programming) is about to hit the platform, as well as extended voice functionality and updates created to make navigating its interface a much easier process. (more...)
AT&T Loses Battle to Cripple FTC Authority, Details Plans for Paid Prioritization AT&T Loses Battle to Cripple FTC Authority, Details Plans for Paid Prioritization
- March 01, 2018

The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said the Federal Trade Commission can regulate non-telephone activities by the communications giant, which also owns DirecTV. That anxious the FTC, which argued the exception for common carriers hinges on the activity at issue. At the time , AT&T customers who passed those thresholds were throttled 24 hours a day until the end of the monthly billing period. (more...)
Fortnite: Battle Royale's Jetpacks Delayed, New Gun Coming First Fortnite: Battle Royale's Jetpacks Delayed, New Gun Coming First
- March 01, 2018

After Epic Games teased the Fortnite jetpack , the community has been buzzing about the potential game-changing qualities it could have . While it gives people an aerial advantage, you need to remember it makes you a very visible target. (more...)
Apple to launch the largest iPhone ever Apple to launch the largest iPhone ever
- March 01, 2018

The body of the phone will be about as big as the current-generation iPhone 8 Plus, we're told, albeit with a screen that is about an inch larger courtesy of the edge-to-edge design. According to the research firm IDC, global smartphone sales dropped 0.1% a year ago with shipments from Apple and Samsung expanding only by 1.9% and 0.2%, respectively. (more...)