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Xiaomi Mi A1 finally starts getting Android 8.0 Oreo Update Xiaomi Mi A1 finally starts getting Android 8.0 Oreo Update
- December 31, 2017

In the recently-released beta update to testers, Xiaomi had announced that the Oreo would activate fast-charging in the Mi A1, which makes the device even more special, as no rival in the mid-range segment boasts this feature. What's coming in Oreo update for Xiaomi Mi A1 Android One series? The public version of Android Oreo is being deployed to Xiaomi Mi A1 via OTA (Over The Air) in batches, so it will take a few days to reach all regions of the country. (more...)
Which Insider sold 5000000 Shares Of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NCLH)?
- December 31, 2017

The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $60.95. About 776,761 shares traded. Three Peaks Capital Mngmt Limited Co stated it has 1.11% of its portfolio in Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:Conway, AR) rating on Tuesday, October 3. Nomura maintained Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH) on Wednesday, August 10 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Apple Offers Apology, Replacement Deal for exhausted iPhone Batteries
- December 31, 2017

The disclosure prompted widespread criticism, with some accusing the company of purposely slowing down the phones to encourage customers to buy newer models. It said the problem was that ageing lithium batteries delivered power unevenly, which could cause iPhones to shut down automatically to protect the delicate circuits inside. (more...)
Apple Offers $29 Battery Replacements Following 'Batterygate' Scandal
- December 31, 2017

However, this decision doesn't go into effect until late January and other companies are already picking up the slack - specifically, device fix tool seller iFixit. It instead referred The New Daily to a statement issued on Friday in which Apple denied claims that it intentionally shortened the life of its products to drive customer upgrades. (more...)
WhatsApp ne fonctionnera plus sur certains smartphones — Technologie WhatsApp ne fonctionnera plus sur certains smartphones — Technologie
- December 31, 2017

En outre, WhatsApp compte aller plus loin à l'horizon 2020. L'application de messagerie instantanée ne fonctionnera en effet plus à cette date sur les modèles précédemment cités. Pour le Nokia S40 , il faudra attendre la fin de 2018. A cette époque, près de 70% des smartphones avaient des systèmes d'exploitation BlackBerry et Nokia. (more...)
The Google Pixel C is no longer available in the Google Store The Google Pixel C is no longer available in the Google Store
- December 31, 2017

After reaching out to Google, Tech Crunch confirms that the device is now officially in its "end of life" phase since it is no longer on sale on their site. In fact, one of the most pleasant surprises of the Google Pixelbook is that the thing makes for an absolutely wonderful Android tablet - one that is often as nimble and responsive as smaller devices like the iPad. (more...)
Vivo V7 price in India slashed to Rs 16990: Specifications and features Vivo V7 price in India slashed to Rs 16990: Specifications and features
- December 30, 2017

The device comes with a pixel density of ~282 PPI. The mid-range device from Vivo was recently launched in Energetic Blue color variant and this variant will also be available for Rs. There is a fingerprint sensor on the back panel as well. While the Vivo V7 captures some fantastic selfies, it not only confined to that. "The smartphone is coming with a 5.7-inch HD+ 18:9 Display (V7+ features a 5.9" display). (more...)
Beyoncé Shares Her Behind-The-Scenes Shots From The 'Family Feud' Shoot Beyoncé Shares Her Behind-The-Scenes Shots From The 'Family Feud' Shoot
- December 30, 2017

The rapper released the anticipated and star-studded new music video for " Family Feud ". Jay-Z's highly-anticipated video for "Family Feud" dropped on Friday and did not disappoint. The couple, one of the richest and most influential in the music industry, have reconciled and Beyonce gave birth to their twins in June. The video chronicles a story that takes place over 400 years, starting in 2444 and going back in time to 2018 where Jay-Z takes daughter Blue Ivy to church to confess ... (more...)
Apple Takes Heat for Chicago Store's Falling Ice Problem Apple Takes Heat for Chicago Store's Falling Ice Problem
- December 30, 2017

Apparently, the building doesn't have any gutters, therefore there's nowhere for the snow to fall, Fortune reports. I've lived in Chicago and the Chicago suburbs for 95% of my life and if there's one thing we have in the winter, it's snow and ice. (more...)
Apple sorry for slowing iPhones, cuts battery price by $50
- December 30, 2017

Apple also says it will cut the price of a battery replacement by $50 to $29. The price will go back up to the usual $79 in 2019. Some thought it was a ploy to get people to upgrade to new devices. "Last year we released a feature for iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone SE to smooth out the instantaneous peaks only when needed to prevent the device from unexpectedly shutting down during these conditions". (more...)
Avengers stars celebrate Stan Lee's 95th birthday: 'The one and only!'
- December 30, 2017

Several stars from "The Avengers " franchise wished Lee a happy birthday along with several series on the air thanks to his creations plus many, many more. The chairman emeritus of Marvel Comics also became movie mogul and King of the Cameos, and actors bow to his golden touch. He also never fails to make appearance in big events ike the Comic-con. (more...)
NVIDIA (NVDA) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows NVIDIA (NVDA) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows
- December 30, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $189.24, for a total value of $6,339,161.52. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has declined 0.52% since December 29, 2016 and is downtrending. Vetr raised shares of NVIDIA from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $176.95 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. (more...)
OnePlus bringing back sandstone finish in new 5T next month? OnePlus bringing back sandstone finish in new 5T next month?
- December 30, 2017

Well, OnePlus has uploaded a video on YouTube with the title "What's in the Box?". If you recall, OnePlus' first two smartphones- the OnePlus One and the OnePlus 2 featured a textured back, which OnePlus calls as Sandstone back with a nice feel to it. (more...)
Janus Henderson Group PLC Raises Position in TESARO Inc (TSRO)
- December 30, 2017

The company has market cap of $4.51 billion. The stock increased 0.18% or GBX 5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 2795. About 115,402 shares traded. Bogle Grant C . had sold 14,167 shares worth $1.91M. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.21 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.59, from 0.99 in 2017Q2. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Janus Henderson Group PLC Raises Position in TESARO Inc ( TSRO )" was originally published by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. (more...)
New Species of Giant Octopus Found New Species of Giant Octopus Found
- December 30, 2017

The GPO also has only one frontal white spot, while the new species has two. To find concrete proof, Nathan Hollenbeck, an undergraduate student at Alaska Pacific University , chose to make these animals his senior thesis by examining shrimp fishing bycatch, where octopuses generally converge. (more...)
NASA showed threatens Earth asteroid NASA showed threatens Earth asteroid
- December 29, 2017

Earth had a close brush with a giant asteroid . "The dark spot on its surface, may be a crater or other depression which does not reflect the radar beams back to Earth", said Taylor. More information about the Planetary Defense Coordinator Office can be found here. It will pass between the Earth and the Moon at a distance of just 139,433 miles - close enough to be considered a near miss by astronomers. (more...)
Govt warns against investing in bitcoins Govt warns against investing in bitcoins
- December 29, 2017

As virtual currencies don't have any intrinsic value , and are not backed by any type of assets, the price is a mere speculation, which ultimately results in spurt and volatility in prices. Meanwhile, cryptocurrency dealer Pluto Exchange on Thursday announced the launch of India's first mobile application for transacting in virtual currencies. (more...)
Pixel C Tablet Dropped From The Google Store Pixel C Tablet Dropped From The Google Store
- December 29, 2017

Google has not made any official announcement, but going to its page will now redirect users to the Pixelbook . This news comes in the backdrop of Google getting ready to open brick and mortar stores in India to improve the sales of its Pixel devices. (more...)
Kodi for Xbox One finally arrives - here's how to download it now Kodi for Xbox One finally arrives - here's how to download it now
- December 29, 2017

During our quick hands-on with the app, we also noticed that Kodi doesn't support the Xbox One Media Remote as of yet, so you'll have to use your Xbox One controller to navigate the app. Knowing that the UWP version now only supports NFS, I'm hoping there's an easy way to hook into that from the Drobo for media streaming. The player was eventually developed for other platforms , with the Xbox version suffering as the device obsolete. (more...)
Gionee S11 Featuring Four Cameras To Launch In India In January 2018 Gionee S11 Featuring Four Cameras To Launch In India In January 2018
- December 29, 2017

The Indian smartphone market isn't the easiest to break into, but with an affordable price tag, the Gionee S11 could prove to be a good option. However, if Gionee manages to launch the S11 in the Rs 17,000 to Rs 18,000 price band in India, then it will be a worthy competitor to the Honor 9i which is now the only mid-range smartphone that offers four cameras and an 18:9 display at Rs 17,999. (more...)
Moto G5S Plus gets A Price Cut in India Moto G5S Plus gets A Price Cut in India
- December 29, 2017

Motorola launched its Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus smartphones nearly 4 months back. With this price cut, the Moto G5S Plus is now available for Rs. The fingerprint sensor in mounted on the front, along with the home button. A 3000mAh battery powers the smartphone from within giving it a decent backup with the Turbo Charging feature. (more...)
Picture of the Xiaomi Mi 7 shows fingerprint sensor on the screen Picture of the Xiaomi Mi 7 shows fingerprint sensor on the screen
- December 29, 2017

Smartphone Xiaomi Mi A1 will soon receive firmware Android 8 Oreo, and straight from Google, and it will be a lot of new and interesting things. The report adds that Xiaomi's lack of interest in under-screen fingerprint scanner indicates it could ditch fingerprint-based security altogether in favour of face recognition. (more...)
NASA warns 'UNSEEN' asteroid size of BUCKINGHAM PALCE heading for Earth TOMORROW NASA warns 'UNSEEN' asteroid size of BUCKINGHAM PALCE heading for Earth TOMORROW
- December 29, 2017

The potentially hazardous asteroid , which is 22.6 to 49 feet in diameter (seven to 15 metres) is due to skim past Earth at 4.56pm GMT (11.56 ET) this afternoon. "There were 1888 such objects discovered in 2016 and 1,571 in 2015". At time of closest approach on December 16 at 3 p.m. PST (6 p.m. EST, 11 p.m. UTC) the asteroid was about 6.4 million miles (10.3 million kilometers) away, or about 27 times the distance from Earth to the moon. (more...)
Get to know shares that gains you money: CSX Corporation (NASDAQ: CSX)
- December 29, 2017

The stock has a market cap of $48.28 billion, a P/E ratio of 28.56 and a beta of 1.19. The stock decreased 0.51% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $54.86. $1.44 million worth of V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) was sold by MCCOLLOUGH W ALAN. Qs Invsts Llc holds 18,205 shares. $4.63M worth of V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC) was sold by Rendle Steven E. (more...)
Apple apologises for slowing older iPhones' battery performance
- December 29, 2017

Turns out Apple has an answer in the form of an official apology as well as offer to replace batteries on affected iPhone units at a highly-discounted rate. "First and foremost, we have never - and would never - do anything to intentionally shorten the life of any Apple product, or degrade the user experience to drive customer upgrades", the company said . (more...)
South Korea says 'comfort women' deal with Japan has 'serious flaws'
- December 29, 2017

In addition to accepting within the deal Japan's request that the South Korean government persuade victims' support groups to agree to the arrangements, South Korea also said it "acknowledged" Japan's concerns about a statue symbolizing comfort women that was erected near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul and that it would "strive to solve" the issue "in an appropriate manner". (more...)
The Pixel C is no longer available on the Google Store The Pixel C is no longer available on the Google Store
- December 29, 2017

Our newly launched Google Pixelbook combines the best parts of a laptop and a tablet for those looking for a versatile device. The Google Pixel C , with its optional detachable keyboard dock. Equally important, Google's efforts to bring Android apps to Chrome OS further diminishes the need for an Android-only tablet. The tablet spent the last few months of its life as the target of cheap shots about how odd it was that Google was selling a two-year-old tablet for full price in a world ... (more...)
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Rating Reiterated by Analysts at SunTrust Robinson Today
- December 29, 2017

On the stock's most recent trading day, the company's shares ended the regular session at $177.62, which is 3.6% lower than its 52-week high. Insiders have sold a total of 4,818,239 shares of company stock valued at $861,251,645 over the last three months. (more...)
Musk pledges Tesla pick-up will have 'game-changing' new feature Musk pledges Tesla pick-up will have 'game-changing' new feature
- December 29, 2017

It's substantially bigger than the "one-tonne" pick-ups we get in the United Kingdom so Tesla's truck is likely to be targeted at the USA where larger trucks are big business with the F150 selling over 800k units in 2017. So, what could those mysterious features be? The CEO then asked the Twitterverse for any suggestions on how to make its vehicles even better. The next vehicle on the horizon for electric automaker Tesla Inc.is a pickup truck. (more...)
Aspiring astronaut is American Girl's 2018 Girl of the Year Aspiring astronaut is American Girl's 2018 Girl of the Year
- December 29, 2017

The limited edition figurine is an 11-year-old aspiring astronaut who dreams of being the first person to go to Mars . The company officially revealed the doll December 28 on ABC's Good Morning America . "Luciana is our first character that's really immersed in STEM", Rebecca Dekuiper , a designer at American Girl, said, according to ABC News . Luciana's story is told through a chapter book series written by Erin Teagan and published by Scholastic: She is an 11-year-old girl of ... (more...)