Technology


Do not open: Devastating 'text bomb' can crash your iPhone Do not open: Devastating 'text bomb' can crash your iPhone
- January 18, 2018

As mentioned above, this isn't the first time that a similar bug has cropped up in the form of text and links, and the problem has affected the Safari browser in addition to iOS and Mac devices. "Ashamed about the mess it gets itself in, Messages decides the least embarrassing thing to do is to crash". "Please don't be tempted to try the text bomb attack out on anyone else - you're not being amusing, you're just being a jerk". (more...)
Pixel 2's exclusive Now Playing feature ported to AOSP ROM Pixel 2's exclusive Now Playing feature ported to AOSP ROM
- January 18, 2018

If you don't like the way your home screens look or act, you can simply download an app to change all of ... Still, frap129 hopes that there's enough of a blueprint to port this feature onto Android devices other than the Pixel 2 . There's support for adaptive icons, you swipe up to access your app drawer, and there's even a working Google Feed on the left-most side. First is the Pixel 2's powerful Google Camera with HDR+ technology and the nice Portrait Mode feature in terms of ... (more...)
The Overwatch League attracted over 10million viewers in its opening week The Overwatch League attracted over 10million viewers in its opening week
- January 17, 2018

On the opening night a week ago on January 10th, there was an average of 408,000 viewers per minute. This is most likely true, because at the peak of the League's viewership, it reached a total concurrent count of 437,000 watching at once across all of the various streaming platforms. (more...)
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE:RGC) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows
- January 17, 2018

Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. manufactures, markets, and distributes appearance, performance, and maintenance products for the marine, automotive, power sports, recreational vehicle, and outdoor power equipment markets in the United States and Canada. (more...)
Analyst Consideration on these Stocks: Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW), Monsanto Company (MON) Analyst Consideration on these Stocks: Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW), Monsanto Company (MON)
- January 17, 2018

The latest exchange of 2.29 Million shares is above its average trading activity of 2.24 Million shares. About 9,248 shares traded. Brandes Investment Partners Lp increased Seneca Foods Corp New (SENEA) stake by 114.93% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (more...)
Kristen Wiig comedy series produced by Reese Witherspoon is picked by Apple Kristen Wiig comedy series produced by Reese Witherspoon is picked by Apple
- January 17, 2018

She also appeared in a few episodes on the Fox show The Last Man on Earth past year. She will exec produce alongside Witherspoon, her Hello Sunshine topper Lauren Neustadter and Wiig. Since exiting the sketch series, Wiig has focused on features including Bridesmaids (for which she earned an Oscar nomination for co-writing the original screenplay), Downsizing, mother! and Ghostbusters , among others. (more...)
New 'Alien' Shooter In Development From FoxNext New 'Alien' Shooter In Development From FoxNext
- January 17, 2018

Fox has announced that its video game division founded past year, FoxNext, has acquired Cold Iron Studios to work on a game based on the Alien franchise. The question now is, which style of Alien game will this be. There was that terrible Aliens: Colonial Marines in 2013, or the hella-dull Aliens V Predator in 2010, going all the way back to Alien: Resurrection on the PS1 back in 2000, or that bizarrely grim Alien 3 that arrived on the Mega Drive and Super Nintendo back in 1993. (more...)
Samsung Malaysia unveils 2018 A8 and A8+ Samsung Malaysia unveils 2018 A8 and A8+
- January 17, 2018

They rated IP68 in water and dust resistance, so users can submerge them for short periods in shallow water of up to 1.5m. Both the Galaxy A8 (2018 ) and A8+ (2018) feature some common features that include a Dual Front Camera, Infinity Display and ergonomic design that draws on Samsung's flagship design. (more...)
Like other carriers, Project Fi now has a fake unlimited plan Like other carriers, Project Fi now has a fake unlimited plan
- January 17, 2018

Cellular, and Three. With its new "bill protection" feature, Project Fi users who use more than 6 GB of data in any given month will never pay more than $60 for that (plus the standard $20 for unlimited talk and text). If you go over 15 GB, you can always opt to pay $10/GB to get faster speeds again (or, in Google's word, "opt out of slower speeds"). With the ability to use three networks (T-Mobile, Sprint and U.S. (more...)
Army captain injured as Pak troops Fire at Indian posts in Poonch Army captain injured as Pak troops Fire at Indian posts in Poonch
- January 17, 2018

The Army was suspecting a deliberate attempt of the Pakistani troops to neutralise mines and make way for armed terrorists from that side, the officials said. The action comes on a day when security forces foiled an infiltration bid near the Line of Control in Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir, killing five Jaish-e-Mohammad militants. (more...)
Winter weather advisory extended to 10 am Wednesday for Butts County Winter weather advisory extended to 10 am Wednesday for Butts County
- January 17, 2018

Boston should anticipate highs of just below freezing throughout the day, he said . Regardless, the time from 5AM to 10AM will see significant travel impacts , including reduced visibility and snow-covered, slushy roads. WHAT... Snow expected. Plan on slippery road conditions, especially during the evening commute on Tuesday . Since the temperatures will be near 32 F, the snow should melt relatively quickly on any treated roads, especially the highways. (more...)
Talk of joint Olympics hockey team worries South Koreans Talk of joint Olympics hockey team worries South Koreans
- January 17, 2018

He called on new "consequences" for the regime to punish further provocations. While participating nations agreed to take a tougher line, Tillerson said, the results were not expected to result in military action but instead see illicit North Korean goods identified and seized when ships stop in ports of call. (more...)
Nissan Infiniti to become predominantly electric auto brand: CEO Hiroto Saikawa Nissan Infiniti to become predominantly electric auto brand: CEO Hiroto Saikawa
- January 17, 2018

Japanese carmkaker Nissan Motor Co. plans to transform its upscale Infiniti brand into a primarily electrified vehicle offering, chief executive Hiroto Saikawa said on Tuesday. Although the Q Inspiration prototype unveiled at NAIAS 2018 was said to rely on Infiniti's new VC-Turbo four-cylinder gasoline engine, the company's plan adheres to a greener objective. (more...)
Hike Total to let users access services without active data connection Hike Total to let users access services without active data connection
- January 17, 2018

Developed in-house, this patented technology does the heavy lifting of encrypting, compressing and transmitting data. The Android fork, called Total , offers a range of services including the ability to text messages using Hike Messenger and follow cricket match updates, Kavin Mittal, the founder and CEO of the company said at a press event in New Delhi. (more...)
Winter Storm Inga expected to drop snow in Upstate South Carolina Winter Storm Inga expected to drop snow in Upstate South Carolina
- January 17, 2018

On Tuesday, the system reached further south with sleet and freezing rain causing hazardous road conditions in much of Texas including Austin, Houston, San Antonio and Tyler. The state is expected to see at least one to two inches of snow, covering almost all of North Carolina. As the storm makes its way through the Tri-state area, a storm warning is now in effect for parts of NY that include Orange and Putnam counties. (more...)
Most Active Volume Stock: Coeur Mining, Inc. (CDE)
- January 17, 2018

A 7 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while0 believe that investors should either steer clear of CDE or, if they already own its stock, sell it. It has been assigned a low target price of $8.03 and a high target price of $14. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . (more...)
Two Eye-Catching Stocks : IAMGOLD Corp. (IAG), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)
- January 17, 2018

Net profit margin of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM ) was recorded at 35.8 percent, operating profit margin was 40.2 percent, while gross profit margin stands at 51.3 percent. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 6 with "Hold". Goldman Sachs downgraded Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE: TSM ) on Tuesday, June 28 to "Neutral" rating. (more...)
New Google app matches your face with famous paintings New Google app matches your face with famous paintings
- January 17, 2018

People are finding themselves in museums around the world: Images of everyday folks posing with their fine-art doppelgängers have flooded social media. China has a population of almost 1.4 billion people and since 2010 they have been unable to use Google Maps or Street View. Photos sorts pictures by people, places and things, and includes a feature that nudges users to share photos they have taken of their contacts, which the service recognizes. (more...)
New Gundam Breaker Announced for the West by Bandai Namco New Gundam Breaker Announced for the West by Bandai Namco
- January 17, 2018

We'll keep you informed as to when Bandai Namco announces a release date for the game, but the fact we're getting it at all is good news - and could lead to bigger things down the road for the Gundam series. "Now the artistry and creativity of the Gunpla scene is coming to the video game world with NEW GUNDAM BREAKER , coming to the Americas exclusively for the PlayStation computer entertainment system in 2018". (more...)
Robot Cache wants to compete with Steam - using blockchains Robot Cache wants to compete with Steam - using blockchains
- January 17, 2018

KitGuru Says: There might be plenty to be sceptical about but it seems like a relatively fair system for all parties involved, and solves the issues of the digital video game platform alongside the reselling of video games hurting creators. (more...)
Nintendo to unveil Nintendo to unveil "a new interactive experience" today
- January 17, 2018

According to his Twitter handle, he's now working on a new project, and based on the Japanese name for Nintendo Switch in his Twitter name, this "something" might very well be Switch related . It was also revealed that Dark Souls Remastered would have a May 25 release date. He adds that in comparison to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, the Nintendo Switch offers gamers something different with its various uses "adapted to player's pace of life". (more...)
Flipkart Republic Day Sale: Here are the top smartphone deals Flipkart Republic Day Sale: Here are the top smartphone deals
- January 17, 2018

The top deals during the three day sale will include up to 60 percent off on laptops, camera and other electronic accessories and up to 70 percent off on TVs and home appliances. Flipkart will also be showcasing its "The India Store", offering a curated selection of the most diverse products from India. Exclusive offer will be available on laptop, TV, power bank, smartwatches, camera and other consumer electronics will be available. (more...)
Amazon Echo Spot coming to the UK on 24 January Amazon Echo Spot coming to the UK on 24 January
- January 17, 2018

According to research from CES sponsor the Consumer Technology Association, 44 percent of USA adults plan to purchase a smart assistant in the next year. Also somewhat notably, 44 percent of smart home users say they've started using the built-in voice assistant on their phone more since getting their smart speaker . (more...)
Samsung Galaxy On 7 Prime Launched in India at ₹12990 Samsung Galaxy On 7 Prime Launched in India at ₹12990
- January 17, 2018

This is also the South Korean tech firm's third smartphone launch of 2018. Users can also do "One-stop Shop" that lets them search and shop across multiple online shopping sites. So fresh packing photos Samsung Galaxy S9 indicates that the smartphone is the Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of Quad HD+ or 2960х1440 pixels, that its diagonal compared to Samsung S8 decreased from 5.8 to 5.6 inches. (more...)
Sony Xperia XZ Pro to amaze MWC 2018 crowds? Sony Xperia XZ Pro to amaze MWC 2018 crowds?
- January 17, 2018

Samsung has already confirmed that they are ready to unveil their Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ flagship devices at MWC 2018 . While the new design, which is reportedly called Mirai, will feature smaller bezels, Sony is reportedly sticking with the 16:9 aspect ratio instead of the new 18:9 aspect ratio. (more...)
Explore Blizzard World Map Starting January 23rd Explore Blizzard World Map Starting January 23rd
- January 17, 2018

The map was scheduled for an early 2018 release, and now we know what "early 2018" means. Blizzard World is an amusement park themed after various games from Blizzard, such as Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo. Game director Jeff Kaplan after the date was announced confirmed that the entire team is ready to surprise players with lots of new additions including new characters, lootboxes, costumes and more events are on the way to Overwatch in 2018. (more...)
Tencent has reportedly helped Chinese police arrest 120 PUBG cheat makers Tencent has reportedly helped Chinese police arrest 120 PUBG cheat makers
- January 17, 2018

Many companies try to implement various systems to prevent/catch cheaters but it's growing frustration that doesn't show signs of slowing down - at least not in the immediate problem. The game's enormous popularity makes it a target for cheaters, said Niko Partners analyst Daniel Ahmad. Tencent, which owns League of Legends developer Riot Games, partnered with Bluehole to release PUBG in China, and the conglomerate even made a takeover offer for PUBG developer Bluehole late previous ... (more...)
Ahead of Launch, Meizu M6S Specs and Features Have Been Leaked Ahead of Launch, Meizu M6S Specs and Features Have Been Leaked
- January 17, 2018

It will have a fingerprint scanner on its side , sources say. Chances are that Vivo will be the first company to release a smartphone which sports an in-display fingerprint scanner, a device which Vivo and Synaptics showed off at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES). (more...)
Jonas Brothers reunion rumours go into overdrive as Instagram account reactivated Jonas Brothers reunion rumours go into overdrive as Instagram account reactivated
- January 17, 2018

The new photo shows Joe , Nick and Kevin with Katie Liestman and Ryan Liestman , who were backing musicians for the Jonas Brothers from 2007 to 2013. Another suggested she was crying over an Instagram account. 2018 marks the tenth anniversary of their album, A Little Bit Longer , which featured their hit songs, "Burnin' Up" and "Lovebug". (more...)
HCA Healthcare (HCA) Downgraded to "Underweight" at Morgan Stanley
- January 17, 2018

About 476,770 shares traded. B2Gold Corp. (NYSEMKT:BTG) has risen 23.27% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.10% the S&P500. HCA Holdings's revenue was up 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Saturday, August 29 by Vetr. Since August 9, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $15,927 activity. (more...)