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Google rolls out Android security patch against KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability Google rolls out Android security patch against KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability
- November 08, 2017

While it is totally understandable that an update that started rolling out earlier this week hasn't hit all Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL units on Project Fi, it makes no sense that some of these units are still stuck on the same security patch level they came preinstalled with - September 2017. (more...)
VW, Google Pair Up to Use Quantum Computers
- November 08, 2017

Specialists from each company will work together using Google quantum computers, developing algorithms and simulations. Google's quantum computer isn't much more than a science project at this stage, but Volkswagen's made a decision to hitch a ride anyway. (more...)
Area schools recognize and honor their veterans Area schools recognize and honor their veterans
- November 08, 2017

The public is invited to all of these events, and veterans and their families are especially encouraged to attend and participate. Monticello Elementary - Elementary schools will hold a combined assembly at 9:15 a.m.in Miller gym. The celebration starts at 11 a.m. and will be in the training room of the Douglas County Judicial and Law Enforcement Building at 1038 Buckeye Road. In honor of Veterans Week, a special performance will be shown at 7 p.m. (more...)
Global Gas Spring Market 2017 - Stabilus, Suspa, Lant, Bansbach, WDF, HAHN Global Gas Spring Market 2017 - Stabilus, Suspa, Lant, Bansbach, WDF, HAHN
- November 08, 2017

The report has employed an intensity map for portraying the presence of key participants contributing to the market growth. Global Ginger Manufacturing Cost Analysis -This Analysis is done by considering these prime elements like Key RAW Materials, Price Trends, Market Concentration Rate of Raw Materials, Proportion of Raw Materials and Labour Cost in Manufacturing Cost Structure; Global Ginger Industrial Chain Analysis; Global Ginger Marketing strategies analysis by Market ... (more...)
Lighter, more powerful BMW M3 CS debuts Lighter, more powerful BMW M3 CS debuts
- November 08, 2017

The special edition model will be limited to approximately 1,200 units worldwide, with about 550 units heading to the U.S. Those interested in getting their hands on the BMW M3 CS can put their orders in starting May 2018. This endows the M3 CS with a power-to-weight ratio of 286bhp per tonne - some 20bhp per tonne more than the standard M3 and 8bhp per tonne more than the M3 Competition Package, according to BMW figures. (more...)
Israeli company sues Apple for dual lens camera patent infringement
- November 08, 2017

Corephotonics also alleges that the iPhones infringe separate patents that allow for more high-resolution zoom in still photos and video by fusing images taken by both lenses. Foxconn, of course, is an Apple manufacturing partner. Since Apple is selling the products with "knowledge of or willful blindness" of the patents it's allegedly infringing, the lawsuit claims that consumers who buy the iPhone 7 Plus and 8 Plus are infringing on the Corephotonics' telephoto lens assembly patent as ... (more...)
Today Analysts Focus on Ball Corporation (BLL), Schlumberger Limited (SLB)
- November 08, 2017

The latest exchange of 3.74 Million shares is above its average trading activity of 1.45 Million shares. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) shares are on our watchlist today as the stock has moved 4.65% from the recent close, pricing at $67.08 at the time of press. (more...)
Street Projections and Growth Recap for PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PYPL)
- November 08, 2017

Several other research firms also recently weighed in on PYPL . Global X Management Co. LLC now owns 3,445 shares of the company's stock worth $126,000 after buying an additional 2,471 shares during the period. In the a year ago there have been a total of 69 insider trades, including 18 open market buys and 51 sells. Wedbush restated an "outperform" rating and set a $50.00 target price on shares of Paypal Holdings in a research report on Friday, September 23rd. (more...)
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's cat Paddles dead in accident New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's cat Paddles dead in accident
- November 07, 2017

Sarah Austen-Smith from the Prime Minister's office said Paddles had sadly died after being run over by a auto near the prime minister's Point Chevalier home yesterday evening. "Very sad PR guy here". Ardern's partner, Clarke Gayford, has asked that people donate funds to the SPCA in memory of Paddles if they want to as the double-thumbed Paddles was an SPCA cat. (more...)
Telltale Games restructures, cuts 90 staff
- November 07, 2017

A press release from Telltale Games has been sent out, indicating that the company has let go of 90 employees as part of "comprehensive company restructuring". These are the best games on PC . That accounts for roughly a quarter of the company, with people losing their jobs across multiple divisions and positions across multiple titles. (more...)
Tips and Tricks You Need to Know for Assassin's Creed Origins Tips and Tricks You Need to Know for Assassin's Creed Origins
- November 07, 2017

We've got 5 Tips and Tricks to help you get an edge in Assassin's Creed Origins so you can avoid being at the wrong end of the hundreds of stabby-bits you will encounter throughout Ancient Egypt. Daily active users for Ghost Recon Wildlands are also up considerably. But what's especially interesting about the company's digital dealings this time around is that, for the first time, microtransactions brought in more revenue than digital game sales alone. (more...)
Sony updates its Android TVs with support for Google Assistant
- November 07, 2017

Once you've installed the release on your Sony-branded Android TV, you'll be able to control a slew of different accessories, including air conditioning units, lights, plug sockets and surveillance cameras, using nothing but your voice. Tap on your preferred time slot and the subscription will be set. If you want to change your subscriptions at any point, just say "show active subscriptions" and the Assistant will display everything you've subscribed to in a carousel. (more...)
Bandai Namco Revealing Three Nintendo Switch Exclusives Early Next Year
- November 07, 2017

In an earlier tweet , it was revealed that Bandai Namco has been surprised at the Switch's popularity, and President Taguchi says the company will be adding more resources in developing games for Switch. Taguchi revealed that the company plans to reveal three new Switch exclusive worldwide release titles during Spring and Summer of 2018, but release windows for those titles were not given. (more...)
Sonic Forces' Launch Trailer is Suitably Speedy Sonic Forces' Launch Trailer is Suitably Speedy
- November 07, 2017

Like any other enduring games series, I appreciate that Sonic needs to evolve but I'm less interested in how Sonic is going to save the world beyond how he outperforms his nemeses from one level to the next. As Sonic and friends attempt to stop Eggman and others from taking over the other 1% of the world, new faces tag along to save the little that remains. (more...)
Global Lidar Sensor Automotive Market Outlook 2017 Growth, Trends, Forecasts 2022
- November 07, 2017

It provides the overall view of the market thus helping the user to better understand the global market . Global 3D Animation Software Market Report illustrates the present development status of 3D Animation Software along with the growth of 3D Animation Software expected during the forecast period during 2017-2022. (more...)
Steelseries Announces New Arctis 3 Bluetooth With Simultaneous Audio
- November 07, 2017

Gamers can connect to their phones via Bluetooth to use the Nintendo Switch Online chat mobile app, while using the wired connection to hear game audio from their Nintendo Switch. The athletics-inspired AirWeave performance fabric ear cushions and exclusive ski goggle headband provide extreme and long-lasting comfort. The full specifications and purchasing options on the SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth headphones jump over to the official SteelSeries website by following the link ... (more...)
Microsoft to end free Windows 10 upgrade on December 31st Microsoft to end free Windows 10 upgrade on December 31st
- November 07, 2017

These chips includes Intel's seventh-generation Intel Core i3, i5, i7, i9, M3, and Xeon processors , as well as current Intel Atom, Celeron and Pentium processors . Systems must have firmware that implements Unified Extension Firmware Interface (UEFI) version 2.4 or later. The more memory there is, the more effective ASLR should be, too, as there are more places in which code can hide from attackers. (more...)
Ola, Microsoft to build new connected vehicle platform
- November 07, 2017

For instance, Ola Play users will be able to check vehicle conditions, fuel efficiency, engine performance, etc. Once developed, the connected vehicle platform will be made available to auto manufacturers globally. "Today's vehicle is quickly becoming the ultimate computing device and together with Ola , we're focused on providing more intelligent, connected and productive experiences to our customers". (more...)
BMW probe into cartel allegations needs more time
- November 07, 2017

BMW has hired a law firm to help with an internal investigation of an alleged cartel among German carmakers and needs more time before any conclusions can be reached, Chief Executive Harald Krueger said. Asked whether BMW would be able to quantify possible risks from the allegations once it had concluded its fact-finding operation, Krueger said: "As of today we don't know this at all". (more...)
Analyst's Viewpoint About Advanced Micro Devices, Inc
- November 07, 2017

Marshall Wace Llp sold 39,877 shares as the company's stock rose 6.90% with the market. This volatility measure use for multipurpose in judging the underlying price momentum as well as the rate of change in AMD's price. The firm earned "Equal Weight" rating on Friday, October 7 by Barclays Capital. Also, SVP James Robert Anderson sold 350,818 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 17th. (more...)
The NichePhone-S is a tiny little Android phone
- November 07, 2017

The shape of the device is quite similar to a small calculator and it has a classic T9 input as seen on the likes of the Nokia 3310. The phone is suitable for those users who want a simple device. The phone is powered by Android 4.2. According to the report, the phone will come out in Japan on November 10th and sell for around $95. Despite running Android, don't expect to install any apps with that tiny 1-inch display as it really looks like a typical feature phone, apart from being able ... (more...)
Google will soon display wait times for restaurants in search and Maps
- November 07, 2017

Now, the feature is adding wait times for your favorite restaurants . The new wait time feature will be supported on almost a million sit-down restaurant listings worldwide, initially in Google Search. In the "Plan your visit" section that also includes how long people tend to stay, there is quick one-line summary of that day's peak time. This could come in particularly handy for those bars and restaurants that don't take reservations (looking at you, Monk's ). (more...)
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Season Pass Announced, Here's Everything It Includes Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Season Pass Announced, Here's Everything It Includes
- November 07, 2017

Nintendo has finished its Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Nintendo Direct , and it had a couple of surprises thrown in for good measure. There are also a number of new revelations, including plans for an expansion pass (i.e. Firstly, dual audio is coming by way of a day one DLC update, and if you want, you can pre-load the game now. Once that's completed, you can have Link don an outfit modeled after main character Rex. (more...)
Huawei Band 2, Band 2 Pro and Huawei Fit Launched in India Huawei Band 2, Band 2 Pro and Huawei Fit Launched in India
- November 07, 2017

Huawei Fit also packs a personal running coach as well as multi sports modes. With Huawei Fit, it is possible to fetch notifications from calls, messages, alarms, social media and much more. It now only shows time, but, also displays other information like step count and calories burnt while also displaying notifications for incoming calls, SMS and more. (more...)
Tablet sales drop for the 12th consecutive quarter from July through September Tablet sales drop for the 12th consecutive quarter from July through September
- November 07, 2017

According to IDC's survey, even though the sales of Apple tablets have increased, the overall sales of tablet have been declining. Although market-analysis companies like IDC point out that there was a decline in global shipments of tablets, virtually all of the downward movement was among small device makers in Asia. (more...)
Hilarious used auto commercial leads to huge price in eBay auction Hilarious used auto commercial leads to huge price in eBay auction
- November 07, 2017

The Accord has clocked up a not-inconsiderable 225,000 kilometres and was original on sale for US$499 (Dh1,833), but has now hit bids of more than $135,000 on eBay in a listing that cheekily states that "luxury is a state of mind". The video has since gone viral, prompting a number of people to bid on the vehicle on eBay. According to the filmmaker, who posted an update in a comment on YouTube , eBay's fraud department couldn't believe the huge amount of money that was being offered for ... (more...)
IPhone users frustrated with IPhone users frustrated with "I" auto-correct problem in new update
- November 07, 2017

Apple has said in a support document that a software update (presumably iOS 11.1.1) will be required to fix the issue properly. The new iOS 11.1 software update launched last week and features hundreds of new emojis. You need to go to Settings General Keyboard Text Replacement, and then tap + in the Text Replacement window. Then to finish it off: type an upper-case "I" in the Phrase box, and a lower-case "i" in the Shortcut one. (more...)
Amazon Fire TV Stick Basic Edition now available to South Africans
- November 07, 2017

What's confusing about this "Basic Edition" is the $49.99 price tag, which inexplicably tops the official valuation of the non-basic Fire TV Stick variant. It's a logical move for Amazon because the Fire TV Stick can drive adoption of Prime Video, but for now but - if you live in a country where Amazon's core e-commerce business and the remainder of the Prime membership services are not present - it isn't exactly deal of the century. (more...)
More Xbox 360 video games are getting Xbox One X updates More Xbox 360 video games are getting Xbox One X updates
- November 07, 2017

A new comparison video has been made available a few hours ago, comparing the game running on Xbox 360 , regular Xbox One and Xbox One X , and the differce is definitely massive. Today, we got a better idea on this after a Tweet confirmed that the One X will have native 1440p resolution despite having the ability to operate 4K. (more...)
IPhone X's Camera Scores A 97 At DxOMark IPhone X's Camera Scores A 97 At DxOMark
- November 07, 2017

Of course, DxOMark Mobile tests don't go into the intricacies of the groundbreaking Face ID technology or the iPhone X's various "forward-thinking" AR tricks, focusing on your day-to-day photo and video-taking needs. The iPhone X has a similar dual-camera setup to the iPhone 8 Plus; there are two 12-megapixel camera sensors - one with a wide-angle f/1.8 lens and optical image stabilisation (OIS). (more...)