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Acer unveils new 'thinnest laptop in the world' Acer unveils new 'thinnest laptop in the world'
- January 10, 2018

Indeed, sat next to our smartphone at the company's CES pre-show showcase, the Swift 7 is entirely smartphone-thin in size, measuring sub-9mm total. The laptops are an upgrade to Acer's Windows 10 lineups - Swift 7, Nitro 5 , and Spin 3, and Chromebook 11. (more...)
Capital Advisors INC Has Raised Microsoft Corp (MSFT) Stake by $12.12 Million
- January 10, 2018

Brookmont Capital Management who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $680.58 billion market cap company. The Oregon-based Ims Capital Management has invested 0.03% in the stock. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 15th will be issued a $0.42 dividend. (more...)
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, 2 Series Gran Tourer get tame facelift BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, 2 Series Gran Tourer get tame facelift
- January 10, 2018

In case you thought nobody cared about these models or that they are not a popular choice, no matter the market, you'd be wrong. So far, BMW has sold 380,000 units of its premium Sports Activity Tourer (SAT), with the bulk heading to Germany, China and Great Britain - in this particular order. (more...)
Intel's New Shooting Star Mini Drones Really Put On A Show Intel's New Shooting Star Mini Drones Really Put On A Show
- January 10, 2018

Intel launched 250 Shooting Star drones over the Bellagio and synced up a dazzling display in the sky with the ever popular Fountains of Bellagio show. This showcase was done in preparation for Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's opening keynote on Monday. They danced on the Kygo's "Stargazing" song. Even though these little drones seem like they might be the ideal in-house drone toy, that's not what Intel intends for them. (more...)
Game Boy is making a comeback Game Boy is making a comeback
- January 10, 2018

That now seems set to change, as Gizmodo reports from CES on the Ultra Game Boy, an aluminum-cased portable console that resembles the slimmer Game Boy Pocket more than the bulky 1989 original system. Or perhaps they just don't care because they've already brought the Game Boy back for the 2000s with the Game Boy Advance SP - which is not only backwards compatible with original Game Boy and Game Boy Color titles but runs Game Boy Advance games too - something that the Ultra does not. (more...)
Ex-Google engineer sues former employers for discrimination Ex-Google engineer sues former employers for discrimination
- January 10, 2018

In one part of the suit highlighted by Fox News' Tucker Carlson , Damore and Gudeman claim the company "stifled" conservative parenting styles and encouraged every sexual practice imaginable except heterosexual monogamy. Some 35% are Asian, 4% Hispanic, 2% Black, less than 1% Native American, and less than 1% Pacific Islander. Under "Anti-Caucasian" postings was an anonymous comment telling white, male and/or straight people that "there are times to just shut up and listen". (more...)
Tough 2018 for telcos as Jio price cut may delay ARPU recovery Tough 2018 for telcos as Jio price cut may delay ARPU recovery
- January 10, 2018

Reliance Jio last week surprised CEOs of telecom operators saying the company's flagship MRP 399 plan will provide 20 percent additional data with enhanced validity of 2 additional weeks, increasing the current validity from 70 to 84 days. The company offers unlimited calling, free roaming, 100 SMS per day and 1GB 4G/3G data per day. The main attraction of Reliance Jio packages are the free calls on VoLTE, free national roaming and free SMS to all subscribers. (more...)
CES 2018: Ford to study interaction with self-driving cars CES 2018: Ford to study interaction with self-driving cars
- January 10, 2018

The carmaker and Postmates , which connects customers with drivers to deliver their groceries, take-out food orders and other purchases, will team up this year on a pilot program that explores how self-driving tech could change the delivery experience. (more...)
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi launches U.S. $1B corporate venture fund Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi launches U.S. $1B corporate venture fund
- January 10, 2018

Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn has announced that he is planning a fund to invest in the latest autonomous auto technologies. The fund, called Alliance Ventures , will finance new developments in electrification, autonomy, connectivity and artificial intelligence. (more...)
Polk's new sound bar swallowed an Echo Dot at CES 2018 Polk's new sound bar swallowed an Echo Dot at CES 2018
- January 10, 2018

The Command Bar integrates Amazon's own far-field microphones and controls into the speaker and you can use either to control your smart home as a fully-fledged Echo replacement. The company will announce additional music service support later in 2018. "However until now, the home theater was devoid of an elegant solution", said Kevin Duffy, CEO and president, Sound United. (more...)
Motorola announces keyboard and vital monitor Moto Mods Motorola announces keyboard and vital monitor Moto Mods
- January 10, 2018

Healthcare IoT sign company Vital and Lenovo /Motorola have teamed up to launch the Lenovo Vital Moto Mod at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 today in Las Vegas. Lenovo , Motorola and Vital USA Inc. will offer demonstrations of the Vital Moto Mod during CES at the Lenovo product showcase, an invitation-only event held at the Venetian Hotel January 9-11. (more...)
Trump spoke by phone to Mitt Romney, White House official says Trump spoke by phone to Mitt Romney, White House official says
- January 10, 2018

Thomas Ahlering at UC Irvine Hospital in California and his prognosis is good, the source said. Mitt Romney speaks to members of the media after their meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at the main clubhouse at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., on November 19, 2016. (more...)
Telecom Commission approves spectrum holding limits Telecom Commission approves spectrum holding limits
- January 10, 2018

The telecom regulator had earlier suggested removing the 50% cap on intra-band spectrum holdings of telcos post mergers, but it had also recommended putting a 50% limit on the combined spectrum holding in the 700 MHz, 800 MHz and 900 MHz bands. (more...)
Google's New Google Assistant Directory Tells You Everything It Can Do Google's New Google Assistant Directory Tells You Everything It Can Do
- January 10, 2018

It lets you have a conversation and ask about everything under the sun and, best of all, it's available wherever you need help-at home or on the go. While heavily reliant on voice input, Android Auto has been reliant on an older voice input model - but that's about to end. (more...)
Dr. Dre Hints At Recording Music For 'Detox' Album Dr. Dre Hints At Recording Music For 'Detox' Album
- January 10, 2018

Dr. Dre has suggested that his long-awaited, dead, then not dead, then dead again album " Detox " might actually be released after all. and it all went down at a Golden State Warriors practice . Now, with their contracts with Apple up this summer, Iovine and Dre are set to cash in on some lucrative Apple stock. Their time together was documented in HBO's special, The Defiant Ones . (more...)
Honor 9 Lite: Smartphone might launch in India by late January Honor 9 Lite: Smartphone might launch in India by late January
- January 10, 2018

Honor View 10 can be bought with no cost EMI as well as cashback offers. Going by the design and four cameras, we can expect it could be Honor 9i Lite which will be the toned-down version of the Honor 9i that has been launched with dual front and rear cameras. (more...)
LG's 65in rollable OLED makes every other TV look boring LG's 65in rollable OLED makes every other TV look boring
- January 10, 2018

LCDs, for instance, use colour filters and liquid crystals that block light to create an image. Designed with convenience in mind, the telly can be rolled up to free up wall space when not in use, which also makes it far more portable than your average super screen. (more...)
SpaceX Says Its Rocket Performed As Planned Amid Lost Satellite Rumors SpaceX Says Its Rocket Performed As Planned Amid Lost Satellite Rumors
- January 10, 2018

The name refers to a Malibu beach in Southern California. All that is known about it publicly is that it was built by Northrop Grumman for a US government customer, but not which agency ordered it. He said a number designation was assigned by federal space trackers, but that doesn't mean there is anything still in orbit. The company doesn't anticipate any impact on its upcoming launch schedule, including a Falcon 9 mission in three weeks. (more...)
The Crypto Market Just Dropped on One Data Adjustment The Crypto Market Just Dropped on One Data Adjustment
- January 10, 2018

The website now excludes data from Korea's top three exchanges - Bithumb, Coinone and Korbit - from its calculations of virtual money rates. However, on Sunday, the website made a decision to remove three Korean exchanges from its price calculations, and since Korean exchanges usually trade higher than other markets, the overall average price for each coin declined , leading many to believe that the crypto market as a whole was in a bearish trend. (more...)
New Google Assistant directory helps you discover actions New Google Assistant directory helps you discover actions
- January 10, 2018

Google Assistant announced third-party actions nearly a year back and there are lots of things you are missing. More often than not, the companies like Google announce a new service, but apart from the news reports about the service launch, there is hardly any great resources detailing what it can or can't do. (more...)
DELL's Kaby Lake-G Powered XPS 15 has a MagLev Keyboard DELL's Kaby Lake-G Powered XPS 15 has a MagLev Keyboard
- January 10, 2018

Despite the power packed inside, this hybrid stays nice and trim, being 16mm at its thickest point (9mm at the thinnest point), and weighing in at 1.97kg. Being a 2-in-1, you can now use the XPS 15 in four different modes, much like every other 2-in-1 device in the market. At the center of this solid video experience is a 15.6-inch UltraSharp 4K Ultra HD display . (more...)
AMD outlines CPU and GPU plans for 2018 AMD outlines CPU and GPU plans for 2018
- January 10, 2018

We'll have to wait just a bit longer to hear more about 2nd-gen Ryzen , though it's only a few months before those hit the market. Here's what you need to know about what they are and what they may have to offer you. Let's start with the stuff we were expecting first. What is Ryzen Pro Mobile? Both chips are expected to be available starting February 12. These chips are intended for high-performance premium commercial notebooks, whether for enterprise or workstation use, or as standard ... (more...)
Call of Duty WWII: The Darkest Shore Zombie Map Revealed & More Call of Duty WWII: The Darkest Shore Zombie Map Revealed & More
- January 10, 2018

Will you be journeying to The Darkest Shore to take on the undead Nazis? Intel received by the heroes indicates that Doktor Straub is hiding on an island north of Germany. The Resistance and the new Nazi Zombies DLC releases on January 30 for the PlayStation 4, and the Xbox One and PC versions will be able to purchase the DLC at a later date. (more...)
NVIDIA's (NVDA) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at B. Riley
- January 10, 2018

The stock decreased 0.55% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $70.37. About 1.30 million shares traded. It is down 55.95% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. Vetr upgraded shares of NVIDIA from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $196.86 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. (more...)
Razer's Mamba HyperFlux Wireless Mouse Needs No Battery Razer's Mamba HyperFlux Wireless Mouse Needs No Battery
- January 10, 2018

HyperFlux could be considered a double-edged sword, as while there are many benefits to owning an ultra-lightweight gaming mouse with no need for wires or even considering battery life, the Razer Mamba HyperFlux simply doesn't work when paired with any other mouse pad. (more...)
Blizzard and Twitch announce Overwatch League media partnership Blizzard and Twitch announce Overwatch League media partnership
- January 09, 2018

Players can buy League Tokens in amounts of 100, 200, 400, 900, or 2600, equating to a cost per skin of between $4.99 and £3.85, depending on the bulk of Token purchase. With the deal, Twitch is promising a "seamless Overwatch League viewing experience, according to the press release". Details on these in-game rewards or how to claim them are still being worked on, but Blizzard will announce more when they're ready. (more...)
Japanese astronaut anxious after growing 9cm in space Japanese astronaut anxious after growing 9cm in space
- January 09, 2018

Kanai wrote on Twitter: "Good morning, everybody". 'I have a major announcement today. Since coming to space, I have grown 9 centimeters. 'I grew like some plant in just three weeks. However, the spurt is short-lived; most astronauts will return to their normal height after only a couple of weeks upon their return to Earth. Studies have shown that when the spine is not exposed to the pull of Earth's gravity, vertebra can relax and expand. (more...)
Stunning Pictures of Dazzling Jupiter's Clouds Captured by NASA's Juno Spacecraft Stunning Pictures of Dazzling Jupiter's Clouds Captured by NASA's Juno Spacecraft
- January 09, 2018

Citizen scientists Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran used raw images from the JunoCam imager-the name of the camera attached to the Juno spacecraft-and processed them into handsome, color-enhanced pictures. NASA reports Juno's mission is to try and determine how much water is in the planet's atmosphere and to measure its composition, temperature and cloud patterns. (more...)
Lenovo Mirage Solo is a standalone VR headset, Daydream capable Lenovo Mirage Solo is a standalone VR headset, Daydream capable
- January 09, 2018

In short, it lets you move around and explore your virtual environments with just the headset on, no need to set up a room specifically for virtual reality , thanks to built-in tracking cameras and sensors. The unit will be wireless and will not require a smartphone: everything you need to experience VR cord-free is packed into the Solo. That doesn't mean you won't be able to; in fact, in our tests, it was clear Daydream had a sort of boundary system where you needed to recalibrate if you ... (more...)
Nokia 6 Smartphone Gets Android 8.0 Oreo Update Nokia 6 Smartphone Gets Android 8.0 Oreo Update
- January 09, 2018

This offer is applicable only once per card. Nokia 6, launched earlier a year ago is originally available at a price tag of Rs 14,999, on the other hand, Nokia 8 - which is a premium phone is priced at Rs 36,999. But, during the sale, Amazon is offering up to Rs 1,500 discount in the form of instant flat discount on both the phones - after which you can get Nokia 6 at Rs 13,499 and Nokia 8 at Rs 35,499. (more...)