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SpaceX to launch mysterious Zuma payload Sunday SpaceX to launch mysterious Zuma payload Sunday
- January 08, 2018

After launch, SpaceX returned the tall portion of the Falcon 9 rocket to an upright landing at Cape Canaveral. Coverage of the launch can be seen on Space Coast Daily TV. This year, it's aiming for more. Falcon 9 rocket stage lands back at Cape Canaveral. SpaceX ended launch commentary five minutes into the flight, due to the classified nature of the satellite. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Becomes Fastest Selling Home Console in the US
- January 08, 2018

Currently, only Super Mario and The Legend of Zelda have made their way on to the Switch, so Nintendo should use 2018 to get a few more on the console. The future of the Nintendo Switch looks very bright. Nintendo has done a great job of bringing new updates to the Nintendo Switch on a regular basis. (more...)
Capcom to release Monster Hunter Capcom to release Monster Hunter
- January 08, 2018

PT or 9 p.m. ET or January 19 at 2 a.m. GMT. The beta can be downloaded on January 17. The third beta will also come with some new content, the highlight of which will be the Nergigante, the Elder Dragon that is featured on the game's cover. (more...)
OnePlus Resumes Oreo-Based Oxygen OS 5.0 Roll Out For OnePlus 5 OnePlus Resumes Oreo-Based Oxygen OS 5.0 Roll Out For OnePlus 5
- January 08, 2018

In a staged rollout once again OnePlus are rolling out OxygenOS 5 .0.1, with the.0.1 signifying the new bugs they have squashed in this release. Besides the bug-fix, Android Oreo comes with numerous value-added features including Rescue Party feature, which helps the device to recover from constant bootloops and also additional enhancement in security via Google Play Protect that checks suspicious activities and malware in an application, camera photo taking improvements, performance ... (more...)
Vuzix Launches First Digital Glasses With Alexa Vuzix Launches First Digital Glasses With Alexa
- January 08, 2018

Amazon has confirmed to Bloomberg that Vuzix's device is the first product of its kind with Alexa. Vuzix Corp . will show off a pair of smart glasses that can talk to Amazon.com's voice-activated digital assistant and display information to the wearer's field of view, Vuzix Chief Executive Officer Paul Travers said in an interview. (more...)
DJI Osmo Mobile 2 packs phone stabilization for $129 DJI Osmo Mobile 2 packs phone stabilization for $129
- January 08, 2018

The Osmo Mobile 2 is made of "high performance nylon" instead of a mixture of nylon and magnesium alloy, making the whole thing ever-so-slightly lighter (though it's mostly imperceptible in use). The Ronin-S will be available with two different frame sizes - one for DSLRs , the other for mirrorless cameras - each with high-torque motors. The new Osmo uses the same three-axis gimbal for stabilization that the originals did, but DJI gave the rest of the body a substantial redesign. (more...)
Apple says all Macs, iPhones, iPads exposed to chip flaw
- January 07, 2018

Intel Corp on Wednesday confirmed a report stating that its semiconductors contain a vulnerability based around a chip-processing technique called speculative execution. It emerged this week that developers have been trying to prevent hackers taking advantage of the flaw in microprocessors built by Intel and ARM. Users of mid-range smartphones from brands such as Oppo and Vivo may not be at risk if they are using devices that run on the Cortex A53 processor, which is unaffected by the ... (more...)
Apple to issue fix for devices at risk 'soon' Apple to issue fix for devices at risk 'soon'
- January 07, 2018

Google said its users of Android phones - more than 80 per cent of the global market - were protected if they had the latest security updates. The security gap allows access to a computer's memory, which could reveal confidential information and security data. (more...)
Featured Stock to See: AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)
- January 07, 2018

ValuEngine upgraded United States Steel from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. Jefferies Group reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of United States Steel in a research note on Monday, September 18th. (more...)
How To Get Portrait Mode On Your Non-Pixel Android Phone How To Get Portrait Mode On Your Non-Pixel Android Phone
- January 07, 2018

The problem was originally thought to be with WhatsApp specifically, but many other users later confirmed that the bug was also observed with messages sent via Snapchat, Google Allo and Telegram, which suggested that the problem lied in the phones themselves. (more...)
Mozilla releases a patch for Meltdown and Spectre Mozilla releases a patch for Meltdown and Spectre
- January 07, 2018

Google included their fixes in the new security patch and with the Essential Phone now receiving the same update, these attacks have also been taken care of. "The mitigations may incur a performance penalty". "In testing, Microsoft has seen some performance impact with these mitigations. We continue to work with hardware vendors to improve performance while maintaining a high level of security". (more...)
Tech Giants Issue Fixes, Updates For Meltdown And Spectre Flaws
- January 07, 2018

Researchers at Google's Project Zero , academic institutions and private companies published their findings on the vulnerabilities on Wednesday. In a blog post , the firm said its Project Zero security team had already fixed the bug after it discovered the CPU vulnerability a year ago. (more...)
'The Crown': Helena Bonham Carter Poised To Play Princess Margaret
- January 07, 2018

The " Ocean's 8 " actress is now in talks to play Princess Margaret in the upcoming season of Netflix's royal drama " The Crown ", multiple outlets have confirmed . She even has a vague connection to the role, having played Queen Elizabeth II's mother in 2010's The King's Speech . If the critical raves surrounding the first two seasons of The Crown weren't enough to get you to watch, maybe the casting of Helena Bonham Carter will. (more...)
Mozilla 57.0.4 version addresses Spectre and Meltdown Malware flaws
- January 07, 2018

Both Meltdown and Spectre are side-channel attacks that produce leak memory data. Firefox maker says it has provided a temporary fix to make attacks more hard. Update [January 4, 2018]: We have released Firefox 57.0.4 which includes the two timing based mitigations described above. It is requested that users should download any content from secured website and not click on any malicious link to stay out of danger. (more...)
NASA astronaut John Young dies at 87 NASA astronaut John Young dies at 87
- January 06, 2018

Young was selected as a NASA astronaut in 1962. Young had been due to command a 1986 flight that was cancelled after the explosion of the shuttle Challenger earlier that year. "John Young was at the forefront of human space exploration with his poise, talent, and tenacity". "He would go into meetings with the specialists for a particular system and he would say in this kind of country-boy way, 'Well, you know, I don't understand much about the such and such but what gets me is.' and then he ... (more...)
Loathsome Shill Ajit Pai Drops Out Of Planned CES Appearance
- January 06, 2018

It's clear that the FCC's 2015 " net neutrality " order, which the pro-regulatory advocates now insist is gospel, actually allowed ISPs to engage in the very practices that they loudly proclaim the Commission has just now authorized. Pai has been targeted by death threats on social media after his agency approved to strip Obama-era net neutrality rules. Pai had been scheduled to participate in a keynote session, as the head of the FCC has regularly done at past editions of the massive tech ... (more...)
Google teases Assistant booth, announcements for CES 2018 & shares Home usage stats/sales Google teases Assistant booth, announcements for CES 2018 & shares Home usage stats/sales
- January 06, 2018

Voice recognition devices for the home could help to combat loneliness for vulnerable elderly people, the clinical advisor to Public Health England has said. It is also priced at United States $399 (Rs. 25,000 approx.) which is definitely pricey for a smart speaker. On January 5, Search giant Google bragged a little about the success of Home Speakers. (more...)
More Burnout Paradise HD Remaster rumors surface
- January 06, 2018

Of course, plans often do change, and with Burnout Paradise being a true fan favorite, it wouldn't be surprising to hear that the company chose to bring back the game. Burnout Paradise was originally released back in 2008 and was hugely popular among both gamers and critics for its fast open-world gameplay mechanics. (more...)
Influential Analyst Rating Changes: Liberty Global plc (LBTYK), CalAtlantic Group, Inc. (CAA) Influential Analyst Rating Changes: Liberty Global plc (LBTYK), CalAtlantic Group, Inc. (CAA)
- January 06, 2018

Buckingham Research assumed coverage on Liberty Global plc - Class A in a research report on Friday, September 29th. They issued a "reduce" rating and a $22.50 price target on the stock. Dodge & Cox raised its holdings in shares of Liberty Global plc - Class A by 17.5% during the 2nd quarter. Outstanding shares denotes a company's stock now held by all its shareholders, comprising share blocks apprehended by institutional investors and limited shares owned by the officers and insiders of the ... (more...)
Burnout Paradise HD Remaster Will Hit PS4 in Japan Burnout Paradise HD Remaster Will Hit PS4 in Japan
- January 06, 2018

Several reports lately have been painting the picture that Burnout Paradise HD will be arriving in March. A Japanese retailer (via Gematsu ) made a listing for " Burnout Paradise HD Remaster (title tentative)" with a release date of March 16th on the PlayStation 4. (more...)
Google discovers 'serious' flaws in Intel and other chips Google discovers 'serious' flaws in Intel and other chips
- January 06, 2018

As a result, that means security researchers will need some time to pore over the disclosures and patches to get a better understanding of the exact risks involved with these vulnerabilities. Apple had a partial fix for the problem and is expected to have an additional update . On Friday, the company said the Apple Watch is not affected by either of the vulnerabilities. (more...)
How to Defend Against 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' Security Flaws How to Defend Against 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' Security Flaws
- January 06, 2018

This vulnerability is potentially particularly unsafe in cloud computing systems, where users essentially rent time from massive supercomputing clusters. Aside from applying the relevant patch, the only other solution is to buy a brand-new processor which isn't blighted by the bug now Intel has ironed it out - not exactly a practical prospect for most folks (unless you were mulling over pulling the trigger on a CPU upgrade anyway). (more...)
Who's affected by computer chip security flaw
- January 06, 2018

One was christened "Meltdown", and the other, "Spectre". While many companies have rolled out meltdown and spectre patches, Mozilla seems to have joined the bandwagon by coming up with an updated version of Firefox with the build number of 57.0.4. (more...)
Apple says all Macs and iOS devices affected by chip flaws
- January 06, 2018

But the Meltdown and Spectre flaws are found in all modern computer processing units - or microchips - made by Intel and ARM , and together the firms supply nearly the entire global computer market. Your best course of action is to update the software on your device immediately. Apple has confirmed all its Mac systems and iOS devices are affected by two recently disclosed processor flaws called Spectre and Meltdown. (more...)
All Mac devices affected by chip flaws - Apple
- January 06, 2018

Apple said it would release a patch for the Safari web browser on its devices within days. Spectre is arguably the more unsafe of the two flaws; while Meltdown is considered more problematic in the short term, Spectre is harder to patch. (more...)
Apple confirms affected Mac systems and iOS devices are now safe
- January 06, 2018

Apple said that it has already released patches to fight against the Meltdown flaw in iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2. Additionally, it reminded customers to uphold safe practices to ensure they are protecting themselves against potential threats. (more...)
First Republic Investment Management Inc. Reduces Holdings in AstraZeneca plc (NYSE:AZN)
- January 06, 2018

AstraZeneca PLC ( AZN ) ended its previous trading session at $35.5 with the Gain of 0.14%. About 4.88 million shares traded. AstraZeneca PLC (LON:AZN) has 0.00% since January 6, 2017 and is. Therefore 0 are positive. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 11 by Credit Suisse. Deutsche Bank restated a "buy" rating and set a GBX 5,600 ($74.88) price target on shares of AstraZeneca in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. (more...)
PUBG Xbox One X Reaches 30FPS With New Patch PUBG Xbox One X Reaches 30FPS With New Patch
- January 06, 2018

Now the company is planning to bring the Xbox One X to India as well. The first hint that Microsoft is going to stop releasing adapters, appeared in the year 2016. But the last few months, it was not on sale neither in the store nor in networks like Amazon, Best Buy and GameStop. The problem here is that, if anyone still wants to get their hands on an adaptor, it'll cost them a rather hefty premium on a third-party site. (more...)
Stocks worth Investment with Performance Assessment: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC), Manulife
- January 06, 2018

Perrigo Company plc (NYSE:PRGO) has a market cap of $12.84 billion and over the last 12 months, PRGO has risen by 4.41%. The stock increased 1.04% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $82.3. Colony Gp Ltd invested in 0.02% or 2,925 shares. The Massachusetts-based Mayo Invest Advisers Ltd Liability has invested 0.12% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (more...)
Intel facing multiple class action suits over chip security flaw Intel facing multiple class action suits over chip security flaw
- January 06, 2018

By the end of next week, Intel expects to have updates and resolutions for about 90% of its processors made in the last five years. These weaknesses can be exploited by hackers to gain access to personal data reaching from passwords to credit card information stored from online transactions . (more...)