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Red Hydrogen AR Smartphone Shipping This Summer In 2018 Red Hydrogen AR Smartphone Shipping This Summer In 2018
- January 24, 2018

Now, RED's founder has announced that the Hydrogen One is now actually a working device. Jannard promises that there will be more news about the phone , 4V and the Hydrogen Network soon, with a possible preview in April at RED Studios. (more...)
Xbox Game Pass to add Xbox exclusives the day they launch Xbox Game Pass to add Xbox exclusives the day they launch
- January 24, 2018

Xbox Game Pass is a cool service allowing many Xbox One gamers to play a host of great games for just a small monthly fee. While the Switch dominated headlines and the PS4 got more console exclusives than anyone knew what to do with, Microsoft remained quiet (save for the launch of the admittedly fantastic Xbox One X ). (more...)
Apple HomePod speaker to arrive February 9 Apple HomePod speaker to arrive February 9
- January 24, 2018

Apple customers in France and Germany will be next in line for HomePod , sometime "this spring", according to the company. All three are capable of controlling devices like internet-connected lights and thermostats, but with the HomePod , Siri and HomeKit , Apple has some serious catching up to do. (more...)
South Korea to file complaint to WTO over U.S. safeguard measures South Korea to file complaint to WTO over U.S. safeguard measures
- January 24, 2018

In announcing the measures Monday, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the International Trade Commission had found that U.S. producers were "seriously injured" by the imports. LG Electronics' plant in Tennessee is scheduled to be put into operation in October this year. Due to the import restrictions, however, solar cell products exceeding a cumulative capacity of 2.5 gigawatts have to face a tariff of 30% on a yearly basis. (more...)
DuckDuckGo's new browser extensions and applications launch DuckDuckGo's new browser extensions and applications launch
- January 23, 2018

However, DuckDuckGo hopes to change that, and the company has made it its mission to make privacy a default on the web. The browser's Privacy Protection will block all the trackers as well as release regular information about the advertising networks that are indulging in these practices. (more...)
Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) Stake Lessened by South Dakota Investment Council
- January 23, 2018

The firm owned $67.61 million shares of the company's stock after selling 4.09 million shares during the period. Accenture plc (NYSE:ACN) has risen 4.27% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. Tennessee-based Lee Danner And Bass has invested 0.89% in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 16th. (more...)
Google Play Introduces Audiobooks: Assistant Can Read Books In Spanish Google Play Introduces Audiobooks: Assistant Can Read Books In Spanish
- January 23, 2018

Some of the discounted books include Fire & Fury , The Girl on the Train , 1984, and my personal favorite, Ready Player One . In celebration of audiobooks hitting the Play Store, Google is offering tons of titles for $10 or less and is letting you get your very first audiobook for 50% off. (more...)
PED check: Cortana now launches 20% faster on iOS
- January 23, 2018

Well, its time to do a steroid check on Cortana, as the iOS app for the digital assistant now claims that it launches 20% faster. In absolute terms, that's definitely a hefty speed increase. And if you have yet to try the app, it's worth a look if you're already a heavy Cortana user on your PC. Let us know in the comments if these new additions will change how you use Microsoft Teams on your phone. (more...)
Lenovo Chromebook and ThinkPad laptop launched Lenovo Chromebook and ThinkPad laptop launched
- January 23, 2018

The lower price point is nice, too. That's primarily because they all ship with rubber bumpers, reinforced ports & hinges, and stronger keyboards as well. The 300e (above) steps down to a MediaTek MTK 8173C SoC with 4GB of RAM, and one each Type-C and USB 3.0 port. The Lenovo 500e, 300e, and 100e are all Chromebooks designed for the classroom, and while they aren't exactly gorgeous laptops, they're flawless for schools. (more...)
PS4 Hack Enables Homebrew Software And PS2 Emulation PS4 Hack Enables Homebrew Software And PS2 Emulation
- January 23, 2018

Also revealed in the report was the fact that work has been carried out by other hackers to reverse engineer PlayStation 2 games for the PS4, with tools becoming available now for users to inject their own ISO files into a specially prepared package that installs and runs on hacked machines. (more...)
Stocks Performance to Track: CSX Corp. (CSX), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) Stocks Performance to Track: CSX Corp. (CSX), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY)
- January 23, 2018

Graham Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Lee Enterprises Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $136.10M market cap company. Buckingham Research maintained Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:NLY) Earnings Growing Rapidly? (NYSE:NLY) rating on Wednesday, August 12. Credit Suisse initiated Citigroup Inc. (more...)
Apple to release an entry-level 13 inch MacBook later this year Apple to release an entry-level 13 inch MacBook later this year
- January 23, 2018

Sources speaking with DigiTimes said General Interface Solution (GIS) is getting an order for the displays. Apple did announce incremental hardware upgrades for the MacBook Air previous year in June by bumping the processor from 1.6Ghz to 1.8. (more...)
'Good Morning' messages eating up smartphone space in India 'Good Morning' messages eating up smartphone space in India
- January 23, 2018

While it was using for some users, others reported they still couldn't access their accounts. The Wall Street Journal reports that one in three smartphone users in India run out of space on their phones nearly on a daily basis and the reason for this, according to Google researchers, can be largely attributed to our love of sending "good morning" messages. (more...)
Baxter International Inc (BAX) Stake Increased by Creative Planning
- January 23, 2018

Salem Investment Counselors Inc. raised its position in shares of Baxter International by 20.0% during the 2nd quarter. Further, company shares have been seen trading 0.26% off of the 52 week high and 54.39% away from the 52 week low. (NYSE:DHI) on Wednesday, September 13. Investors sentiment increased to 0.97 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.05, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 38 investors sold BAX shares while 300 reduced holdings. (more...)
CBSE Announced No to NEET Syllabus Change in 2018 CBSE Announced No to NEET Syllabus Change in 2018
- January 23, 2018

The six languages in which the exams will be conducted are Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu and Tamil, apart from the conventional English and Hindi. Candidates must have the suitable eligibility criteria to apply for UGC NET examination. Candidates up to 30 years of age can now apply for JRF. On the upper age limit , OBC / SC / ST / PWD candidates get relaxation of 5 years. (more...)
Tonga's oiled-up Olympic flagbearer qualifies for Winter Games Tonga's oiled-up Olympic flagbearer qualifies for Winter Games
- January 23, 2018

Pita Taufatofua , the Tongan taekwondo athlete who gained instant viral fame when he entered the arena in Rio de Janeiro oiled up and shirtless, has just qualified for the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, as a cross-country skier. "I thought "I have to give it my all". "After Rio I made a decision to find the hardest sport possible, because I needed a new challenge, and the hardest sport possible was cross country skiing", he told the Olympic Channel. (more...)
Woman, called inspiration for Rosie the Riveter, dies at 96 Woman, called inspiration for Rosie the Riveter, dies at 96
- January 23, 2018

While Fraley was working a press photographer approached her to take her picture, Blankenship said. She was one of millions of women across the United States who filled the labor force during the war. Howard Miller's iconic poster. Fraley, who died in Longview, Washington, had gone unrecognized as the inspiration for the "We Can Do It" image on the popular war poster and feminist touchstone for almost 70 years because someone else had been given credit, The New York Times reported . (more...)
Apple will release its $349 HomePod speaker on February 9th
- January 23, 2018

Staying on the music tip, the HomePod will take things a bit further than Alexa or Google Assistant with its musical knowledge. It comes with Siri installed, and users interact with Apple's smart speaker by talking to it. "We're so excited for people to get HomePod into their homes, apartments and businesses to hear it for themselves". We think they will be blown away by the audio quality. (more...)
Juventus could miss out on Emre Can, says general manager Giuseppe Marotta Juventus could miss out on Emre Can, says general manager Giuseppe Marotta
- January 23, 2018

Talks between the midfielder's representatives and the Reds remain ongoing but a decision on his future is unlikely to be made before late May at the earliest. "We want to try and bring him to us, but we can not do it because he now has a contract with Liverpool", Marotta told Italian broadcaster Premium Sport . (more...)
Ford Focus RS owners offered free fix for 'white smoke' issue Ford Focus RS owners offered free fix for 'white smoke' issue
- January 23, 2018

There's no mileage to limit the program, with Ford highlighting that the cylinder head gasket " may develop a coolant leak into the engine combustion chamber ." . The issue is noted by most as white smoke from the exhaust and dropping coolant levels. If you have a vehicle and have already paid to fix it yourself, there will be no reimbursement from Ford. (more...)
Mi 6X to be powered by Xiaomi's Surge S2 octa-core processor Mi 6X to be powered by Xiaomi's Surge S2 octa-core processor
- January 23, 2018

According MyDrivers , the Surge S2 will be based on TSMC's 16nm process and include eight CPU cores in ARM's big.Little configuration with four Cortex-A73 cores operating at up to 2.2 GHz with the other four Cortex-A53 cores operating at 1.8 GHz. (more...)
Govt to sell its HPCL stake to ONGC for Rs36,900 crore Govt to sell its HPCL stake to ONGC for Rs36,900 crore
- January 23, 2018

Share price of IOC, Gail and ONGC surged on the stock exchanges. Currently, ONGC holds 13.77% stake in International Olympic Committee which is valued at Rs 26,200 crore, while it has 4.86% holding in GAIL India worth Rs 3,847 crore at current market price. (more...)
Acer Announces A New Education-Focused Chromebook, Chromebox Acer Announces A New Education-Focused Chromebook, Chromebox
- January 23, 2018

Chrome OS has done well in education in the United States, and it's likely Google and their partners are hoping to find the same traction around the world. "The new Acer Chromebook Spin 11 continues in the tradition of the Chromebook R 11, which won many awards for its design, performance and strong feature set, and now includes even more features that make life better for our customers, including the latest ports, all-day battery life and solid performance in a stylish, convertible design". (more...)
AMD unveils more Ryzen with Radeon Vega APU details AMD unveils more Ryzen with Radeon Vega APU details
- January 23, 2018

At CES this month, we learned that the Ryzen 5 2400G will have a suggested retail price of $169, meanwhile the Ryzen 3 2200G will have a suggested price of $99. Whichever model of G-series APU appeals, it will have a default TDP of 65W (cTDP 46-65W). In the graphics department, the Ryzen 5 2400G is equipped with the Radeon Vega 11 integrated graphics solution, which features 11 graphics compute units and a GPU frequency of 1250MHz. (more...)
Google honours Stephen Keshi with Doodle Google honours Stephen Keshi with Doodle
- January 23, 2018

Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, Google's Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Anglophone West Africa , made the asertion during a chat with Google in Lagos. After this, Keshi went ahead to qualify the Super Eagles to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, thereby making him the first African coach to qualify two African countries for the World Cup finals. (more...)
Apple Music now offers artists detailed streaming and download info
- January 23, 2018

Last April, it launched its own artist dashboard out of beta , allowing artists to dive into streaming insights and analytics, manage their profile and more. Artist manager John Silva added, "This wealth of data will improve our efficiency in serving our artists and their fans, both on the market-by-market level of previous eras and the new global context opened up by Apple dashboard". (more...)
Integral Memory claims biggest microSD record with new 512GB card Integral Memory claims biggest microSD record with new 512GB card
- January 23, 2018

It can be used to store a large library of photographs, videos and other data. Also, the card could be useful to the people who store massive games (a couple of GBs in size) on their smartphones. Integral's 512GB microSD card meets Video Speed Class 10 (V10) and UHS-I U1 standards and offers transfer speeds up to 80MB/s. "The need to provide extended memory for smartphones, tablets and a growing range of other mobile devices such as action cams and drones has been answered". (more...)
Opera rolls out anti-bitcoin mining feature for mobile users Opera rolls out anti-bitcoin mining feature for mobile users
- January 23, 2018

In this age where we have seen a gold rush in mining the various cryptocurrencies for profit, there has been a trend to jack unsuspecting users laptops for crypto mining . Opera is a free browser available for Android smartphones whereas Opera Mini can be downloaded on Android as well as iPhones. Once the Ad Blocker is enabled, you can test the mining blocker by going to the http://www.cryptojackingtest.com/ site created by Opera. (more...)
United Technologies (UTX) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
- January 23, 2018

United Technologies Co. has a twelve month low of $106.85 and a twelve month high of $137.73. The stock increased 0.73% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $24.68. Over the last three months, insiders sold 16,466 shares of company stock worth $2,019,274. There has been an observed change of -2.85% in the ownership of the shares in the past six months. (more...)
Australia will meet its 2020 renewable energy target: regulator Australia will meet its 2020 renewable energy target: regulator
- January 23, 2018

India wants foreign capital to account for a bulk of its investments to meet its renewable energy target. "And another $2 billion was invested in rooftop solar", Thornton said. In December 2017, Yes Bank and European Investment Bank announced that they have created a fund of Dollars 400 million to fund solar and wind projects in India. (more...)