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Jaguar halts production at factories due to water shortages Jaguar halts production at factories due to water shortages
- March 06, 2018

London's mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday it was "unacceptable" that thousands of people across the British capital were left without water after pipes burst as normal weather conditions returned following a cold snap. The Castle Bromwich plant in Birmingham will also close from Tuesday morning. However, water company Severn Trent said the manufacturer is now able to use water again - though it's unclear when production will resume. (more...)
Google's quantum computing breakthrough: Our new chip might soon outperform a supercomputer Google's quantum computing breakthrough: Our new chip might soon outperform a supercomputer
- March 06, 2018

Of note, the achievement of quantum supremacy would be one step closer to breaking public-key cryptography, as schemes such as RSA are built around the notion that factoring large numbers is practically too hard. We are cautiously optimistic that quantum supremacy can be achieved with Bristlecone, and feel that learning to build and operate devices at this level of performance is an exciting challenge! IBM made a 20-qubit processor available to clients in 2017 with plans to bring ... (more...)
Rumor: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 listed on Gamestop Rumor: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 listed on Gamestop
- March 06, 2018

He also claimed that the project was also coming to the Nintendo Switch, in addition to PS4 and Xbox One. Not only does the update come with a snowy spin on one of the game's best-loved maps, the Call of Duty Black Ops 3 1.27 update patch notes also details a multiplayer game mode that is sure to send gamers back to the near-future in their droves. (more...)
York University contract workers opt for strike after negotiations fail York University contract workers opt for strike after negotiations fail
- March 06, 2018

For its part, the university said it had done everything it could to avoid a strike. "Following careful review of CUPE 3903's lengthy and largely unchanged list of demands shared through the mediator over the weekend, CUPE 3903's positions remain too far apart from our best offer to return to bargaining at this time", said Barbara Joy, chief spokesperson for the university. (more...)
Ross Stores (ROST) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.16 Ross Stores (ROST) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.16
- March 06, 2018

About 948,336 shares traded or 82.24% up from the average. Ross Stores, Inc . (NASDAQ: ROST ) current has a Beta score of 1.09. It has underperformed by 4.67% the S&P500. 343,320 were reported by Chevy Chase Tru Hldg. Meritage Port Management invested 0.48% in Ross Stores, Inc . Ross Stores, Inc . stock waking on thin line between bulls and bears tracks and with several factors it's pulling towards optimistic side to some extend but some take to pessimistic side. (more...)
Best Of MWC 2018: Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
- March 06, 2018

As is with majority of the sales of Xiaomi products, the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro went out of stocks nearly instantly after the sale kicked off, as a result of which many couldn't buy these smartphones. In terms of camera, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro has a dual rear camera setup, with a 12-megapixel primary sensor sporting an aperture of f/2.2 and a 1.25-micron pixel size, while the 5-megapixel secondary sensor has a f/2.0 aperture and 1.12-micron pixel size. (more...)
Bugatti Chiron Sport breaks cover at Geneva Bugatti Chiron Sport breaks cover at Geneva
- March 06, 2018

How does Bugatti make the monstrously powerful Chiron even more extreme? Bugatti seems to be most proud of the car's carbon fiber windshield wipers, which Bugatti claims is a first for production cars. The Sport is distinguished from the Chiron by its special "Course" wheels, a new four-pipe exhaust deflector with round, rather than rectangular tailpipes, and inside by its black-anodised engine starter button and drive mode selector switch, the "Sport" logo embossed on the door sill strips ... (more...)
Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe & Cabriolet: Even More Luxurious Now Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe & Cabriolet: Even More Luxurious Now
- March 06, 2018

That bragging right was formerly held by the Mercedes-Benz S63L , which produces 450kW and 900Nm. "For the first time, we transferred the AMG design DNA to a four-door model", says Mercedes-AMG chief designer Volker Hellwig, proudly pointing at an early concept. (more...)
Prosecution to Decide on Schedule to Investigate Ex-Pres. Lee Prosecution to Decide on Schedule to Investigate Ex-Pres. Lee
- March 06, 2018

An official confirmed the move to AFP. Lee was asked to present himself for questioning on March 14, the senior prosecutor said. While indicting one of Lee's closes aides over the allegations, prosecutors described the aide as an accomplice and Lee as the main culprit. (more...)
Microsoft is Bringing Cortana to Outlook for iOS and Android Microsoft is Bringing Cortana to Outlook for iOS and Android
- March 06, 2018

However, you might probably not aware about Microsoft's own Assistant. Microsoft offers Android and iOS apps for its Outlook email product, and soon those apps will support the company's digital assistant Cortana , at least according to sources speaking about the matter. (more...)
Honor 7C set for launch on March 12 Honor 7C set for launch on March 12
- March 06, 2018

Honor will now reportedly post an invite for the event which will take place on March 12. The awaited Honor 7C is going to be a toned-down version of the Honor 7X. The device would come with an 18:9 aspect ratio which makes it look more taller and handy at the same time. As per the listing, there will be two variants of Honor 7C - one with 3GB RAM and another with 4GB RAM. (more...)
CMU shooting suspect expected to be arraigned Monday CMU shooting suspect expected to be arraigned Monday
- March 06, 2018

During that time, officers were talking to Davis who was "not making much sense". Davis told the officer that he had just shared an elevator with the person who wanted to harm him, but when police reviewed surveillance video of the elevator ride, Davis and the person appeared to be laughing and not in confrontation. (more...)
Huawei P20 series price leaked ahead of March 27 launch Huawei P20 series price leaked ahead of March 27 launch
- March 06, 2018

The Huawei P20 Lite is also going to be a market changer from the company. Huawei P20 Pro is expected to cost €899 in Europe, while the regular P20 model will be available for purchase for just €679. Otherwise, both smartphones run Android Nougat over EMUI 5.1, though both should be getting EMUI 8.0 (Android Oreo) around the same time. The Huawei P11 Lite is expected to have a 6 inch display with a 2880 x 1440 px resolution. (more...)
Google Releases March Security Patch for Android Devices Google Releases March Security Patch for Android Devices
- March 06, 2018

A dedicated bulletin for Pixel and Nexus devices list 43 security fixes that range from moderate to high. Google has posted both the OTA's and the factory images for the selected Nexus or Pixel devices. As always, this month's Android security patch also comes in two different security strings - one is dated March 1, 2018 whereas the other is dated March 5, 2018. (more...)
Life is Strange: Before the Storm Bonus Episode Released Today Life is Strange: Before the Storm Bonus Episode Released Today
- March 06, 2018

Life is unusual left a lot of unanswered questions, especially with Max's story. I also loved getting to see the beginning steps of Chloe's transformation into the blue-haired punk that I had come to loved in Life is odd. You can get the Life Is Strange: Before the Storm physical, boxed version tomorrow (March 5) in the USA, with PAL territories getting it on Friday, March 9th. (more...)
Canada, Mexico push back on Trump's 'fair' NAFTA deal suggestion Canada, Mexico push back on Trump's 'fair' NAFTA deal suggestion
- March 06, 2018

Lighthizer said that meant Canada and Mexico would enjoy tariff exemptions once a NAFTA deal was reached, calling the tariffs an "incentive" to conclude the talks. What are we doing?" he told reporters."If you look at all the products that are coming into the United States from Canada and Mexico, this is an ally. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Position Reduced by First Long Island Investors LLC
- March 06, 2018

Suvretta Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Adobe Sys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $103.37B market cap company. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 53 investors sold FB shares while 618 reduced holdings. (more...)
Microsoft Announces Premiere News Broadcast 'Inside Xbox' Microsoft Announces Premiere News Broadcast 'Inside Xbox'
- March 06, 2018

The debut episode of Inside Xbox will go live on March 10, 2018 at 12pm PT, and will be hosted by a team of Xbox favourites including the reliable Larry Hryb (Major Nelson), with Graeme Boyd, Jeff Rubenstein, Alex Hebert, and Lydia Ellery. (more...)
Winter weather returns Monday night Winter weather returns Monday night
- March 06, 2018

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from 12 a.m. Wednesday through 6 a.m. on Thursday , according to the National Weather Service . The challenge will start all over again after Wednesday , and area residents are advised to monitor the forecast for updates as threats linger beyond this time frame. (more...)
All-Electric Jaguar I-PACE Unveiled; Priced At £63495 (INR 56.97 Lakh) All-Electric Jaguar I-PACE Unveiled; Priced At £63495 (INR 56.97 Lakh)
- March 06, 2018

Now it's Audi's turn to poke the i-Pace with a stick as the Geneva Motor Show looms, announcing they'll be running e-tron prototypes round the streets of Geneva as the show progresses, asking people to snap them in motion and send the photos in. (more...)
Instagram Appeared to Be Working on Voice and Video Calling Features Instagram Appeared to Be Working on Voice and Video Calling Features
- March 06, 2018

Reader edition Ayshan Agarwal studied the APK files of the latest version of Instagram for Android and found amusing image icons handset and camera files were signed with the words "call" and "video call". Right now, Instagram has not revealed anything about the features. By launching the features, Instagram might have a good chance of competing with Snapchat. (more...)
Battlefield V microtransactions rumor: will be cosmetic only Battlefield V microtransactions rumor: will be cosmetic only
- March 06, 2018

That's not quite the case with a new game from EA, a company whose handling of micropayments has become major news. That report is accurate, if a bit premature, say people I've spoken to. Sadly, the PC port of Battlefield 1943 was cancelled, so PC players haven't had a World War II experience in Battlefield since Battlefield 1942. (more...)
Xiaomi confirms it's coming to the USA smartphone market Xiaomi confirms it's coming to the USA smartphone market
- March 06, 2018

A report from Engadget states that getting into the U.S market will be tough, with adapting to American regulations and setting up infrastructure, but Xiaomi already sells some of its goods in the USA, so some of it is already in place. (more...)
For Honor Bringing Dedicated Servers to Xbox One and PS4 Tomorrow For Honor Bringing Dedicated Servers to Xbox One and PS4 Tomorrow
- March 06, 2018

The introduction of dedicated servers to For Honor will improve matchmaking and overall online stability to offer a better and smoother experience to For Honor players for all PvP modes. "Changing the online infrastructure while the game was live was a challenge, but a decisive step in improving the game experience of our players", said Damien Kieken, Game Director. (more...)
Google to sell Zagat to The Infatuation, a startup review site Google to sell Zagat to The Infatuation, a startup review site
- March 05, 2018

Chris Stang, co-founder and CEO of The Infatuation, notes that iconic brands don't become available very often, adding that Zagat is about as iconic as it gets. What's more, through the acquisition, "Zagat's product offerings will be expanded internationally, to connect with communities overseas", using The Infatuation's "social capital", the press release states, and introducing Zagat to its more "millennial audience". (more...)
(NVDA) Stake Decreased by Suntrust Banks Inc
- March 05, 2018

The stock decreased 1.02% or $2.4217 during the last trading session, reaching $234.1183. About 2.97 million shares traded. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) recovered 148.54% of its value since hitting low of $95.17. Its up 0.09, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 sales for $69.36 million activity. 9 were sells. Insider ownership decreased by a total of 59585 shares, which suggests that NVDA's key executives are feeling less optimistic about ... (more...)
Apple Employees Called 911 For Help After Walking Into Glass Walls Apple Employees Called 911 For Help After Walking Into Glass Walls
- March 05, 2018

The dispatcher seeks clarity: "You walked through a glass door?" First call: "We had an individual who ran into a glass wall pane and they hit their head". To address the concern, black stickers were placed on the corners of the wall to make sure that people know there is a door. This clearly hasn't stopped people from walking into the panes. (more...)
Liverpool go second, West Brom sinking fast Liverpool go second, West Brom sinking fast
- March 05, 2018

Martin Keown thinks that Liverpool could win the Champions League this season. Liverpool now sit third in the Premier League table having lost only once in the league since October, and are odds-on to reach the Champions League quarter-finals having trounced Porto 5-0 in their own back yard in the first leg of their last-16 showdown. (more...)
New Google Feature Uses AI To Swap Background On YouTube Video New Google Feature Uses AI To Swap Background On YouTube Video
- March 05, 2018

While artificial intelligence may one day evolve into the godhead , right now it's being put to a more prosaic use: amusing backgrounds in YouTube videos . This feature has been introduced for their " Stories " app, which is only available for mobile, and is now in Beta. The Pixel 2 is sporting an AI-based portrait mode for still images. (more...)
Monster Hunter World is Capcom's Best Selling Game Ever Monster Hunter World is Capcom's Best Selling Game Ever
- March 05, 2018

Monster Hunter: World is now available for PS4 and Xbox One, with a PC release to follow in Fall 2018. The Monster Hunter franchise has achieved a total cumulative lifetime sales figure of more than 48 million units globally, as of March 5th, 2018. (more...)