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Google's Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 deals Google's Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017 deals
- November 22, 2017

But Google still has some exciting deals on the software side of things. The deals start now and will be running through November 27 in select markets. For movies and TV, Google is offering 50 percent off on any one movie to own as well as a 25 percent discount on a TV season, starting November 23. (more...)
Apple research gives a peek at its self-driving auto plans Apple research gives a peek at its self-driving auto plans
- November 22, 2017

At the same time, Apple has been opening up a bit more about its machine learning efforts, publishing papers to its own blog highlighting its research, and now also sharing with the broader research community. That adds costs and processing bottlenecks. The researchers say they've achieved better results so far than other methods, something that could one day make self-driving cars both cheaper and safer. (more...)
OnePlus Smartphones Will Not Support Google's Project Treble OnePlus Smartphones Will Not Support Google's Project Treble
- November 22, 2017

Basically project treble reduces the time that the OEM takes to deliver the update to its users. However, the company did not specify precisely how many devices it sold. When asked by a fan if the OnePlus 5T will feature Project Treble , Adam Krisko, company's Beta program Project Manager replied "No, we are not now supporting treble and do not plan to for these devices". (more...)
EFCC vs DSS: I can't be deterred -Magu EFCC vs DSS: I can't be deterred -Magu
- November 22, 2017

After declining their invitations, the anti-graft agency consequently stormed Mamman Nasir Street to arrest the duo when its officials clashed with men of the DSS. The source explained that "shortly after the EFCC operatives arrived, the DSS reinforced its security presence at the property, with the deployment of about 30 armed operatives". (more...)
Black Friday: Best Buy Hours 2017 Black Friday: Best Buy Hours 2017
- November 22, 2017

Here are the best Nintendo Switch Black Friday deals we can find. Once you've signed up for a My Best Buy account (or logged in if you signed up previously), you can browse through dozens of deals on Best Buy's website, from TVs to laptops to tablets to headphones. (more...)
Google Lens in Assistant now rolling out to Pixel phones Google Lens in Assistant now rolling out to Pixel phones
- November 22, 2017

Thankfully, Lens is about to get a lot more useful now that it's finally being integrated within Google Assistant . Google Lens is also available in Google Photos so you don't have to fret if you missed the moment, as long as you didn't miss taking a picture. (more...)
Belgium Rules Loot Boxes As Gambling, Wants Them Banned In Europe Belgium Rules Loot Boxes As Gambling, Wants Them Banned In Europe
- November 22, 2017

The answer is yes. In the report, Belgian Minister of Justice Koen Geens went on record saying that he wishes to push for a complete ban of loot boxes in video games. However, with Europe taking action, the folks in the USA are far more likely to take action. Time will tell if the decision gains momentum in Europe. (more...)
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is out now for Android and iOS Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is out now for Android and iOS
- November 21, 2017

Unlike Super Mario Run , Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is a free-to-play game - or to use Nintendo's nomenclature, "free to start". Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is free to download from the App Store. Numerous game's residents will want particular items in the camp before you can invite them to visit, which means you need to get out there and earn the crafting materials necessary to build those needed decoration items. (more...)
Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite - Winter Soldier, Black Widow, and Venom Gameplay Trailer Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite - Winter Soldier, Black Widow, and Venom Gameplay Trailer
- November 21, 2017

As Capcom puts it, Black Widow has access to a number of evasive moves, meaning she won't be easy to catch during a match. Winter Soldier relies on ground combat techniques, with a Metal Shield that can protect him. These upcoming characters will join previous DLC additions Black Panther, Monster Hunter and Sigma, alongside each of the six character's premium costumes. (more...)
Meli-Melo announced for iOS, Android
- November 21, 2017

Not many details about the new mobile game were provided, but a few bits about the game mechanics were unveiled, and it was mentioned that the team planned to reuse many assets from the original World of Final Fantasy . The game was not only exclusive to Japan, but also released in a partnership deal between Square Enix and Japanese phone-maker NTT DoCoMo for their now defunct NTT DoCoMo's 900i Series. (more...)
Analysts Estimates And Ratings Splunk, Inc. (SPLK) Analysts Estimates And Ratings Splunk, Inc. (SPLK)
- November 21, 2017

The stock increased 8.96% or $0.0036 on November 17, reaching $0.0438. About shares traded. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. Konared Corp (OTCMKTS:KRED) has 0.00% since November 19, 2016 and is. The rating was initiated by Bernstein with "Outperform" on Thursday, March 2. The stock of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has "Hold" rating and $22.5000 target. (more...)
Toyota's new T-HR3 robot is basically a symbiotic humanoid helper-bot Toyota's new T-HR3 robot is basically a symbiotic humanoid helper-bot
- November 21, 2017

Akifumi Tamaoki, Toyota's general manager of its partner robot division, noted the company's work on robots like T-HR3 is all about bringing humans and machines closer together, rather than present robots as threats to jobs and society. The robot has 29 body parts and 16 control systems within the MMS, giving it an incredibly life-like range of motion. The Torque Servo Module has been developed in collaboration with Tamagawa Seiki Co., Ltd. (more...)
LINCOLN MKC 2018 - Present LINCOLN MKC 2018 - Present
- November 21, 2017

That includes free pickup and delivery for service and repairs, as well as a loaner vehicle while the vehicle is in the shop. For 2019 MKCs, there is also a standard pickup and delivery service that allows owners to have their vehicles picked up for dealership service. (more...)
Skype pulled from Chinese app stores
- November 21, 2017

The latest is Skype, which has been missing from Chinese app stores - including Apple's - for a month, according to the New York Times . "Therefore these apps have been removed from the app store in China", an Apple spokeswoman said on Tuesday. (more...)
Black Friday 2017 Deals: Save Money on an Xbox One X Black Friday 2017 Deals: Save Money on an Xbox One X
- November 21, 2017

If the current Black Friday game sale on Xbox One doesn't have anything you might be particularly interested in, fear not, as the team over at Xbox have just added a bunch of additional games for both Xbox One and Xbox 360 this week. Currys is leading the way with Xbox One S console deals, offering discounts of more than £230. Unlike the Black Friday deals, not all of this week's Deals with Gold offers are available for all players. (more...)
Xiaomi launches 'Made in India' Mi Power Bank 2i series; price, specs Xiaomi launches 'Made in India' Mi Power Bank 2i series; price, specs
- November 21, 2017

Spread across 2.3 lakh square feet, the Noida unit is a dedicated facility for Xiaomi power banks where Mi Power Bank 2i will be assembled. The company has also launched two power banks " Mi Power Bank 2i ". These models also get two way fast charging. For instance, Mi Power Bank 2i (20,000mAh) can charge the Mi A1 4.3 times, while Apple iPhone 7 or the iPad mini 4 series can be powered up for 7.1 times or 2.5 times, respectively. (more...)
Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition For The PC Announced Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition For The PC Announced
- November 21, 2017

The studio has previously released enhanced editions of Baldur's Gate , Baldur's Gate II and Icewind Dale . The game will have some advanced graphics shaders, updated translations, bug fixers and 4ksupport. The unique combination of elements makes Neverwinter Nights one of the most skilled role-playing game experiences. You'll be able to pre-order the game pretty soon if you wish to do so, but a release date hasn't been announced yet. (more...)
20 from this Bengaluru-based startup 20 from this Bengaluru-based startup
- November 21, 2017

WiFi Dabba recharge packs, on the other hand, only offer data. Soon, other telcos made a decision to churn out plans to compete with Jio. Wifi Dabba, offering high speed internet services to citizens of Bengaluru, is a startup attempting to take on the Mukesh Ambani-backed Reliance Jio on the "cheap data" game. (more...)
Amsterdam wins right to host EMA after 'penalty shootout' vote Amsterdam wins right to host EMA after 'penalty shootout' vote
- November 21, 2017

While "regional balance" had been among criteria that ministers were asked to observe in voting, so too was the ability to maintain the business continuity of agencies which already have about 1,000 employees between them in London. A first ballot, due to start at about 1500 GMT, will see ministers rank their top three choices. Amsterdam and Paris won the right to host two European Union agencies that must leave London because of Brexit after an extraordinary ministerial meeting in ... (more...)
Aston Martin introduces DB11 with V8 power in Thailand Aston Martin introduces DB11 with V8 power in Thailand
- November 21, 2017

He's also impressed with the handling which is helped along by the vehicle having a 100-millimeter shorter wheelbase than its DB11 platform-mate. The new Vantage's front end is dominated by the lowest-sited functioning grille to have been used on a mainstream production Aston Martin . (more...)
Xiaomi Mi Note 3 now has a cheaper 4GB RAM variant Xiaomi Mi Note 3 now has a cheaper 4GB RAM variant
- November 21, 2017

The Xiaomi Mi Note 3 boasts a dual rear camera setup comprising of a 12-megapixel primary wide-angle lens with 1.25μm pixel size, f/1.8 aperture, dual-tone LED flash, 4-axis OIS, 4K video recording and a 12-megapixel secondary camera with telephone lens, with 1.0 μm pixel size, 52mm portrait lens, f/2.6 aperture. (more...)
Shocking new picture affirms USA faked moon landing? Conspiracy theorists say so Shocking new picture affirms USA faked moon landing? Conspiracy theorists say so
- November 21, 2017

Interestingly, the man on the reflective visor has also not worn the safety backpack which astronauts used to wear during space missions. The user has pointed out that a figure on the lunar surface is not wearing a spacesuit. He adds that in 2009 there was "some dispute" over the legitimacy of the image, but says that viewers can let him know what they think after seeing it for themselves. (more...)
Elon Musk teases rocket-powered flying roadster Elon Musk teases rocket-powered flying roadster
- November 21, 2017

The eccentric CEO teased an upgraded Roadster with a limited ability to fly using "rocket tech". "Just a question of safety", Musk said of the possible flight option. The emphasis would, presumably, still be on performance and practicality with four wheels on the ground. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk surprised the crowd gathered Thursday for the electric-car maker's debut of its Semi truck with a next-generation version of the company's first model. (more...)
Pokemon Go developer Niantic gives you brand new 'Pokemon GO Travel' Pokemon Go developer Niantic gives you brand new 'Pokemon GO Travel'
- November 21, 2017

But the biggest prize comes at 3 billion; should players amass this many pokemon, Farfetch'd will spawn worldwide. Once unlocked, rewards will last until 1pm PT on December 1st. But remember, this isn't a quest to catch the more rare breeds, so feel free to stock up on all of the fluff Pokemon that seem to run rampant no matter where you go hunting. (more...)
Best Xbox One Black Friday deals Best Xbox One Black Friday deals
- November 21, 2017

Video game retail giant GameStop has yet to throw its hat in the ring in an official capacity, but its Black Friday ad has leaked online, revealing deep discounts on some brand new game releases. The mid-range 4K TV market is potentially very exciting over Black Friday . We've got the best Black Friday Ultra HD Blu-ray deals for you below. (more...)
ESO: First Observed Interstellar Asteroid Is Incredibly Long, Has Red Color ESO: First Observed Interstellar Asteroid Is Incredibly Long, Has Red Color
- November 21, 2017

Named Oumuamua , (Hawaiian for "scout" or "messenger"), astronomers say the asteroid may well have been wandering through our Milky Way galaxy, unattached to any star system, for hundreds of millions of years before its chance encounter with our own solar system. (more...)
Near term Outlook For Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB)
- November 20, 2017

Marble Harbor Inv Counsel Lc owns 1.41% invested in Schlumberger Limited. It has underperformed by 20.00% the S&P500. Thompson Rubinstein Investment Management Inc bought 4,971 shares as the company's stock declined 11.04% while stock markets rallied. (more...)
Sutherland Springs mass shooting investigators delay unlocking perpetrator's iPhone SE Sutherland Springs mass shooting investigators delay unlocking perpetrator's iPhone SE
- November 20, 2017

As of now Apple has refrained from commenting, citing policy that prevents them from speaking on law enforcement matters. It also requests files on a second phone owned by Kelley, a completely different model built by LG. "We offered assistance and said we would expedite our response to any legal process they send us", Apple said in a statement sent to Mashable . In response, Apple contacted the Federal Bureau of Investigation in order to offer assistance, saying in a statement: "Our team ... (more...)
Marvell Technology will reportedly buy rival chipmaker Cavium for $6 million Marvell Technology will reportedly buy rival chipmaker Cavium for $6 million
- November 20, 2017

Marvell and Cavium are now holding a conference call with analysts to discuss the deal. Reuters earlier reported the tie up between the chipmakers. Marvell, which has been trying to diversify from its storage devices business, had come under pressure from Starboard Value LP a year ago, when the activist investor called the company undervalued. (more...)
These Xiaomi smartphones won't get any update after receiving MIUI 9 These Xiaomi smartphones won't get any update after receiving MIUI 9
- November 20, 2017

In any case, according to the company's CEO, Lei Jun, the company does, indeed, plans to invest $1 billion dollars in Indian startups in the next five years. As long as it is related to acceleration of mobile internet. "The objective is to work closely (on the business side) with these companies", Lei said. (more...)