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Microsoft Surface Pro debuts in India for Rs. 64999 Microsoft Surface Pro debuts in India for Rs. 64999
- February 23, 2018

The new Surface Pro models are not cheap at all. The Surface Pro (2017) will be available in online stories including Microsoft, Amazon and Flipkart . The slimline design is highly portable, with the tablet section measuring just 8.5mm and weighing 0.7kg on its own. The device has a hinge with a full 165-degree range of motion, which is called the Studio Mode. (more...)
Nest Cam IQ Google Assistant update makes camera a smart speaker Nest Cam IQ Google Assistant update makes camera a smart speaker
- February 22, 2018

This new integration makes Nest Cam IQ the "first security camera to have the Google Assistant built in", Veron added. Even if Google's assistant doesn't eavesdrop, its presence on an indoor security camera is likely to focus more attention on the handling and protection of the data collected through Internet-connected devices. (more...)
Volvo S60 reveal set for SC this summer Volvo S60 reveal set for SC this summer
- February 22, 2018

The SPA-based V60 is claimed to introduce a new standard to the mid-size premium estate segment with a luxurious interior, increased levels of space, advanced connectivity and Volvo's. Pilot Assist can steer, accelerate and brake "on well-marked roads" up to 81mph and has been 'upgraded with improved cornering performance'. Other standard safety features include drowsy driver monitoring and oncoming lane alert systems. (more...)
Snapchat Updates Adds Giphy, And Friends And Discovery Pages Snapchat Updates Adds Giphy, And Friends And Discovery Pages
- February 22, 2018

Just one month ago, Instagram announced they would be adding GIFs to their stories, so... Snap wants its confused users to stick with it through the growing pains so the app "will adapt to you". That update is slated to reach iOS devices some point "soon", followed by Android "in the coming weeks". It essentially enables users to quickly sort friends with Stories, group chats, and Discover subscriptions. (more...)
100 new planets discovered beyond our solar system 100 new planets discovered beyond our solar system
- February 18, 2018

This huge discovery brings the total number of exoplanets discovered on this mission close to 300. Of the 275 candidates in the dataset - being compiled since the first K2 data release in 2014 - 149 were verified to be actual exoplanets, and of those, researchers found 54 had already been discovered earlier, leaving them with 95 previously unknown exoplanets. (more...)
Global warming accelerating sea level rise, new research shows Global warming accelerating sea level rise, new research shows
- February 16, 2018

If this is not checked, the trend could mean the seas would rise by at least 10 mm per year by the end of the century, which would wreak much havoc on the world's coastal cities. "The acceleration predicted by the models has now been detected directly from the observations", Mitchum said. Over this short time period, the rate of sea level rise waxed and wane and it was hard to tease out whether its pace was steady or picking up. (more...)
Trump proposes to privatize International Space Station by 2025 Trump proposes to privatize International Space Station by 2025
- February 15, 2018

Last year, Russian Federation revealed plans to build a luxury hotel on the station - however, the Trump administration's decision to cut funding in 2024 would make it impossible for the hotel to turn a profit sooner than that. The end of the shuttle program prompted NASA to turn over supply runs to the commercial sector. And SpaceX and Boeing are each developing spacecrafts to send astronauts to and from the space station. (more...)
Vonn opens up, will ski for more than herself in Pyeongchang Vonn opens up, will ski for more than herself in Pyeongchang
- February 11, 2018

Shiffrin said she confronts anxiety - "a lot more mental stress these last two years than I ever had" - by working with a sports psychologist. "I'm going to win for him". "I would like to compete in everything but I'm not sure if I'm going to have the energy to do that", she said. "I'm very happy with my skiing right now", Vonn said. (more...)
Rumor: Call of Duty 2018 Will Be Black Ops 4 Rumor: Call of Duty 2018 Will Be Black Ops 4
- February 07, 2018

However, we may not need to wait on Activision , as new reports are claiming what 2018's Call of Duty game will be. Despite the Switch's lack of power (compared to PS4 and Xbox One ), games like Doom and the upcoming Wolfenstein II port prove the little-system-that-could is capable of running current-gen games. (more...)
International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Holdings Cut by Seizert Capital Partners LLC
- February 01, 2018

Societe Generale set a $149.00 price target on shares of International Business Machines and gave the company a "sell" rating in a research report on Friday, January 19th. Great Lakes Ltd has 3,495 shares. Cipher Limited Partnership stated it has 40,366 shares. Quinn Opportunity Limited Liability Company holds 0.36% or 15,700 shares. (more...)
The Super Blue Blood Moon: What can we expect in Central Ga? The Super Blue Blood Moon: What can we expect in Central Ga?
- January 31, 2018

The Central Time Zone will be able to view it the best. The next super blue moon won't be until next January. The initial full moon has taken place in the first few days of 2018, and will also be the biggest supermoon of the year. (more...)
Something wonderful will happen with the moon on January 31
- January 29, 2018

It's also the second full moon of the month, commonly known as a "blue moon". NASA says the super blue blood moon will be visible early Wednesday in Western Canada, so long as it's not obscured by clouds. Based on Nolle's theory, the moon would have to be 226,000 miles away from the Earth to be considered "super". And even in the Earth's shadow, enough sunlight will pass through the atmosphere to illuminate the moon. (more...)
Range Rover SV Coupe outed Range Rover SV Coupe outed
- January 25, 2018

Now, Land Rover has released the first teaser photo of the upcoming Range Rover SV Coupe , showing off it's posh interior. The Range Rover SV Coupe will also have a distinctive interior bisected by a wood-paneled console, with diamond-quilted white leather seats up front and black leather seats in the back. (more...)
Supermoon, Blue Moon, Lunar Eclipse All Coming Jan. 31 Supermoon, Blue Moon, Lunar Eclipse All Coming Jan. 31
- January 25, 2018

The super blue moon eclipse is the first of only two total lunar eclipses for 2018. January 31's supermoon, according to the space agency, will also feature a total lunar eclipse - when the Earth, sun and moon line up in such a way that the Earth blocks the sunlight that would otherwise reflect off the moon. (more...)
Integral Announces The World's First 512GB microSD Card Integral Announces The World's First 512GB microSD Card
- January 24, 2018

But Integral's transfer speeds are slightly slower, with a maximum of 80MB/s compared with SanDisk's 100MB/s. In fact, according to our best guess using this list , you likely could download the entire current Nintendo Switch library to this card-and still have about 50 GB to spare. (more...)
Drone saves swimmers in 'world-first rescue' Drone saves swimmers in 'world-first rescue'
- January 20, 2018

Lifesavers then sent the drone to drop an inflatable rescue pod, enabling the swimmers to escape the danger and make it safely to shore. The advantage with using a drone was that instead of travelling through the unsteady water, it can fly to the swimmers. (more...)
Donald Trump likes to get spanked, according to mistress Donald Trump likes to get spanked, according to mistress
- January 20, 2018

Daniels discussed spending time with Trump at a hotel party, which Roethlisberger also attended. " Donald Trump? " Dube wrote to the consultant in an email. The affair had already produced the sordid reveal that Trump told Daniels that she reminded him of his daughter, which is what attracted him to her. (more...)
Among Warmest Years On Record Among Warmest Years On Record
- January 19, 2018

According to NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information, 2017 attained a temperature of 1.51 degrees Fahrenheit (0.84 degrees Celsius), higher than the mediocre temperature witnessed in the 1900s. "The long-term temperature trend is far more important than the ranking of individual years, and that trend is an upward one", Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said. (more...)
North American Car, Truck and Utility of the year revealed North American Car, Truck and Utility of the year revealed
- January 16, 2018

Foreign brands made up all of the nominees for Utility Vehicle of the Year, with the Volvo XC60 claiming the crown ahead of the Honda Odyssey minivan and Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV, the first Italian-made vehicle up for the award. "Honda seems to have executed some sort of magic trick", Chris Paukert, a juror from CNET, said. The award caps a positive year for Ford trucks, which saw a 4.3-percent annual pop in segment sales, and a poor term for the Lincoln brand, which saw a 17-percent sales ... (more...)
Google purchased a company that turns displays into speakers Google purchased a company that turns displays into speakers
- January 12, 2018

As expected the Redux website is now down and Google is expected to officially announce the acquisition. Chief executive Nedko Ivanov, who left in August according to his LinkedIn profile, said in 2016 that the company hoped to break even by 2018 . (more...)
It's not official, but sources say the secretive Zuma satellite was lost It's not official, but sources say the secretive Zuma satellite was lost
- January 11, 2018

SpaceX's review so far indicates that 'no design, operational or other changes are needed, ' Shotwell said. "For clarity: after review of all data to date, Falcon 9 did everything correctly on Sunday night", Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer for SpaceX, said in an emailed statement to Newsweek. (more...)
Spectre and Meltdown Exploits Spectre and Meltdown Exploits
- January 10, 2018

AMD said on the same day that the issue would affect mainly its decade-old Athlon X2 chips. While the principal companies involved have been coy about the performance impact that results from the patches recommended to deal with these issues, others have provided more details about exactly what type of applications are affected. (more...)
YouTube responds to Logan Paul controversy YouTube responds to Logan Paul controversy
- January 03, 2018

He seems aware that the site is sometimes chosen for suicides, but is surprised to come across what appears to be a hanging victim. He briefly mentioned the encounter with a body at the start of the video , saying, "That was weird". In an intro to the video - titled "We saw a dead body in the Japanese Suicide Forest" - Paul says: "this is not clickbait". "I don't expect to be forgiven". (more...)
An Epic Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming to Ring in 2018 An Epic Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming to Ring in 2018
- December 30, 2017

Native Americans knew the full moon of January as the Wolf Moon, a time when wolves roamed the edges of the village in search of whatever food they might find. And, that super/blue moon on January 31 will have a red sheen to it, because it will be part of a lunar eclipse , according to NASA . "About twice each year, a full Moon lines up perfectly with the Earth and Sun such that Earth's shadow totally blocks the Sun's light, which would normally reflect off the Moon", NASA said. (more...)
Nintendo Risks Pissing Off Developers With Delay Of 64 GB Game Cards Nintendo Risks Pissing Off Developers With Delay Of 64 GB Game Cards
- December 28, 2017

This has seen a $10 premium on the Switch version of L.A. Noire, and Square Enix adding on extra for its Dragon Quest Heroes games as the latter ships on the bigger 32GB cartridge . As Kotaku previously reported , Nintendo's Switch games keep their size slim, with downloads for Super Mario Odyssey , Arms and Splatoon 2 ranging from 2-6GB. (more...)
Facebook is giving the USA government more and more data Facebook is giving the USA government more and more data
- December 20, 2017

The report covers every information request from across the world over the first half of the year - apart from those subject to national security delays. The U.S., India, UK, Germany, and France were the most dynamic in making information demands, representing 41 percent, 12 percent, nine percent, seven percent and six percent of the numbers, individually. (more...)
OnePlus 5T 'Star Wars' edition phone in India for Rs 38999 OnePlus 5T 'Star Wars' edition phone in India for Rs 38999
- December 16, 2017

Those who are expecting any kind of cosmetic hardware changes will be disheartened. We reviewed the phone when it launched last month, and while it isn't radically different from its predecessor, it does have enough to keep OnePlus' flagship offerings relevant. (more...)
Mobile To Enter Streaming Video Arena After Buying Layer3 TV Mobile To Enter Streaming Video Arena After Buying Layer3 TV
- December 14, 2017

Likewise, Dish Network's modular, a la carte-oriented Sling TV, has been in the market for three years and has almost 2 million users. "People want their TV - they just don't want it from Big Cable ", he added. T-Mobile said that until the deal closes, there will be no changes to Layer3 TV's operations but indicated the existing service will be superseded by something else. (more...)
Amazon Music Unlimited and Amazon Echo reach 28 more countries
- December 10, 2017

Amazon Music Unlimited is a separate service that offers a wider selection than Prime Music. The project is known as Remix internally, and is due to launch in March 2018. YouTube is also in talks with the two others, Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group, and Merlin, a consortium of independent labels, the people said . (more...)
Two students shot outside Graham-Kapowsin High School, sheriff's office says Two students shot outside Graham-Kapowsin High School, sheriff's office says
- December 07, 2017

Doug Boyles, a spokesperson from the Bethel School District, confirmed that two victims are Graham-Kapowsin High School students, but didn't have more information. Witnesses described the suspects as black males who reportedly fled the scene in a green automobile, possibly a Chevrolet Impala or similar in appearance. (more...)
Qualcomm's powerful Snapdragon 845 chipset goes official Qualcomm's powerful Snapdragon 845 chipset goes official
- December 06, 2017

The laptop comes with Qualcomm's X16 LTE modem with speeds up to 1gbps, which is 3-7 times faster than average broadband speeds. The Snapdragon 845 is the spiritual successor to the Snapdragon 835 in more ways than one: the 835 used a 10nm manufacturing process, and the 845 is expected to use a more refined version of the same process. (more...)
Meet Micromax Bharat 5, the Rs 5555 Competitor to Xiaomi Redmi 5A Meet Micromax Bharat 5, the Rs 5555 Competitor to Xiaomi Redmi 5A
- December 02, 2017

The Bharat 5 runs Android Nougat out of the box. It has 1GB of DDR 3 RAM , 16GB of inbuilt storage and has 5000mAh battery that lasts two days long. 5555. The Micromax Bharat 5 has been priced at Rs. 5,555. The smartphone also features a 5-megapixel front-facing camera . It stands in fierce competition to rivals such as the Xiaomi Redmi 5A , which too banks customers on its battery power. (more...)
Internet must be open: TRAI backs net neutrality Internet must be open: TRAI backs net neutrality
- November 30, 2017

In February 2016, the Trai had ruled in favour of net neutrality by barring internet service providers from offering discriminatory tariffs for data. The move came after an extended campaign by internet activists against Facebook's free basics platform. "Networks should not prefer one content over other.should not block or offer fast lane (to certain content)", he said. (more...)
Black Friday isn't always best day to get deals Black Friday isn't always best day to get deals
- November 25, 2017

Traditionally the day after Thanksgiving, this year Black Friday falls on Friday November 25, 2016 What is the difference between Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Sears Holdings, which earlier this year warned there is "substantial doubt" it can remain in business, started its Black Friday sales at the beginning of November, putting virtually everything in both Sears and Kmart on sale. (more...)
Tencent will distribute PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in China Tencent will distribute PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in China "with socialist values"
- November 24, 2017

Outside of the lack of updates in preparation for the game's full launch, the biggest problem facing PUBG users around the world is the increase in cheaters. Tencent has also promised that it is reworking the game specifically for the Chinese audience. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ( PUBG ), one of the top-selling video games in 2017, is to be made available in China . (more...)

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