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CES 2018: LG's new Roll Up concept can make TVs portable CES 2018: LG's new Roll Up concept can make TVs portable
- January 10, 2018

However, maybe you don't want to have an 65-inch OLED dominating a room of your house. Even so, this ain't LG Display's first rollable TV rodeo. When not being used, the LG OLED panel rolls up into its base like some sort of high-tech carpet. (more...)
Google brings Android Pay and Google Wallet together under Google Pay banner Google brings Android Pay and Google Wallet together under Google Pay banner
- January 10, 2018

Google Wallet and Android Pay will now be known as Google Pay . If we talk about the users of Google Tez app in India, the company may change the name of this app to Google Pay in future. Google Pay definitely sounds better as a way to unite the company's payment solutions. From the blog post, it looks as if users won't have much to do to utilize Google Pay . (more...)
Jeff Bezos surpasses Bill Gates' net worth, becomes richest person ever Jeff Bezos surpasses Bill Gates' net worth, becomes richest person ever
- January 10, 2018

His net worth on Monday reached $105.1 billion on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index . Forbes , another media conglomerate who tracks the net worths of the world's richest, estimated that Bezos's fortune is at $104.4 billion, which is almost parallel with Bloomberg's projections. (more...)
Highly Traded Stock: Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) Highly Traded Stock: Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)
- January 10, 2018

The shares were sold at an average price of $22.09, for a total transaction of $2,000,912.20. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) has risen 176.27% since January 7, 2017 and is uptrending. Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.24/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 10.9 Percent. 562.75 million shares or 0.04% less from 562.97 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. (more...)
Microsoft stops fixing security flaw on PCs with AMD chips
- January 10, 2018

Earlier third-party assessments of the impact of the Windows Spectre fix on PCs running on the 2014 Intel Core i7 5960x processor found minimal impact, although these appear to have been conducted before microcode fixes were applied, so may not reflect the impact on a fully patched machine. (more...)
Subaru Viziv Performance STI concept will debut at the Tokyo Auto Salon Subaru Viziv Performance STI concept will debut at the Tokyo Auto Salon
- January 10, 2018

Back in October, there was some debate as to whether the Viziv Performance Concept was meant to serve as a vision of a future Impreza-based WRX or a next-generation Legacy , but this new show auto should lay that controversy to rest. It also sports red accents and copious amounts of STI logos plastered all over the body to remind you that this is the hot version of the WRX. Last year's concept also previewed Subaru's semi-autonomous driver assistance features, which are expected in 2020. (more...)
Analysts See $0.82 EPS for Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC) Analysts See $0.82 EPS for Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (HMC)
- January 10, 2018

About 189,641 shares traded. It has outperformed by 35.38% the S&P500. Intact Investment Management Inc decreased its stake in Canadian Pac Ry Ltd (CP) by 40.17% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:FNF) on Friday, September 25 with "Overweight" rating. Its down 0.04, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in HMC. (more...)
LG G7 May Not Be Rebranded After All LG G7 May Not Be Rebranded After All
- January 10, 2018

We can hopefully look forward to the new flagship to arrive with the latest Snapdragon 845 under the hood, instead of old Snapdragon 835, as they did with LG G6 (Snapdragon 821) a year ago. The information has been published on the LG official website, talking about the Quick Charge support for their devices. The LG G6 successor, at least according to the most recent leaked details, is expected to arrive in April. (more...)
The Raven Remastered Heading to Consoles This March The Raven Remastered Heading to Consoles This March
- January 10, 2018

It will also add French, Spanish, and Simplified Chinese subtitles to the selection of English, German, Russian, Polish, and Italian that was available on the original release. Everyone has something to hide. "And the Raven is always one step ahead..." As before, The Raven's crime story is portrayed through the eyes of multiple characters and visits everywhere from the Swiss Alps to the Museum of Cairo. (more...)
Apollo Micro Systems IPO opens today, subscribed 0.05 times Apollo Micro Systems IPO opens today, subscribed 0.05 times
- January 10, 2018

The company has fixed a price band of Rs 270-275 per share for its offering, which will remain open for bidding till Friday. According to data available with NSE , the issue had received bids for 24,66,150 shares by 1.15 pm against the issue size of 41,44,955 shares. (more...)
In PUBG there's a new anticheat system In PUBG there's a new anticheat system
- January 10, 2018

According to the release notes, the patch will help stem the big problem with hackers, as it lets Battlegrounds' players to report players directly from replays, meaning that players will not have to die to a suspected hacker for them to report them. (more...)
NVIDIA (NVDA) Rating Reiterated by B. Riley
- January 10, 2018

The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $221.94. 387.15 million shares or 0.29% less from 388.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. They expect $1.15 earnings per share, up 16.16% or $0.16 from last year's $0.99 per share. JNJ's profit will be $4.62B for 20.95 P/E if the $1.72 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Apple: Chinese firm to operate China iCloud accounts Apple: Chinese firm to operate China iCloud accounts
- January 10, 2018

Ltd. Customers are urged to consider the new terms and conditions of iCloud operated by GCBD, and customers who are not comfortable with GCBD partnership can terminate their accounts. In Apple's message sent to mainland Chinese customers, the company says the new operations setup will "enable us to continue improving the speed and reliability of iCloud and to comply with Chinese regulations". (more...)
Peloton has a new fitness machine, the Peloton Tread Peloton has a new fitness machine, the Peloton Tread
- January 10, 2018

Total Body training, including circuit and bootcamp-style classes to keep you motivated both on and off the Peloton Tread . They can also incorporate weights and mat exercises. When order fulfillment begins in Fall 2018, Peloton plans to make the Peloton Tread available for purchase to current Peloton Members for just $110/month, or for new Members for $149/month over 39 months, with 0% April. (more...)
LG unveils radical 65inch TV you can roll up like a poster LG unveils radical 65inch TV you can roll up like a poster
- January 10, 2018

Pieced together, they give you a cinematic feel with waterfalls, forests or just colorful visual displays. This can be a problem for OLED screens as, unlike LCD displays which have own backlight, the light for an OLED screen is created by the pixels themselves - which, in the case of an 8K display, are tiny. (more...)
Noise pollution from oil and gas operations hampers reproductive capability of birds Noise pollution from oil and gas operations hampers reproductive capability of birds
- January 10, 2018

The research consisted of following western and mountain bluebirds and ash-throated flycatchers for three breeding seasons. They monitored things like hatching success, body size and feather length. Lead author of the study, Nathan Kleist at the CU Boulder conducted out an intensive and rigorous study and their results showed that noise pollution linked to both stress hormones and fitness of birds. (more...)
Kinda Blue Pixel 2 now available for non-Verizon customers Kinda Blue Pixel 2 now available for non-Verizon customers
- January 10, 2018

We're expecting the Pixel 2 line will be better as more updates and enhancements are on their way starting with Android 8.1 Oreo and Smart Battery features . When the Google Pixel 2 launched previous year there was a blue version of the handset called Kinda Blue. If you've been wanting to get and particularly want the blue variant, now is the best time to buy. (more...)
Refresh for BMW 2 Series Tourer and Active Tourer Refresh for BMW 2 Series Tourer and Active Tourer
- January 10, 2018

The usual facelift titivations apply, with a new front end created to look wider with its single piece air intake and updated kidney grille, tweaked back end with bigger exhaust pipes (and twin ones on four-cylinder cars) and a couple of new colours - Jucaro Beige and Sunset Orange. (more...)
Pokemon GO is set to drop support for older devices Pokemon GO is set to drop support for older devices
- January 10, 2018

The full list of dropped devices are the iPhone 5, iPhone 5c , iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4 and the iPad Mini 2. Pokémon Go fans using older Apple devices will soon find that their version of Pokémon Go will soon stop, well, going, thanks to an impending update. (more...)
Ex-engineer sues Google for discriminating against conservative white males Ex-engineer sues Google for discriminating against conservative white males
- January 10, 2018

According to a report on the Guardian's website , the suit alleges that Google keeps "blacklists" of conservative employees with whom they refuse to work. "When it comes to diversity and inclusion, Google's left bias has created a politically correct monoculture that maintains its hold by shaming dissenters into silence", it read. (more...)
Jio looks strong though mobile data tariff touches record low level Jio looks strong though mobile data tariff touches record low level
- January 10, 2018

Vodafone has revised its Rs. 448 and Rs. 509 plans to offer more validity and data to prepaid subscribers just as the Reliance Jio slashed prices of its 1GB data per day plans. After introducing its Happy New Year offer, which mimicked its earlier Triple Cashback offer, Jio has now introduced a new plan for Rs 799. It was 91GB previously. (more...)
India's private moon mission in danger of being called off India's private moon mission in danger of being called off
- January 10, 2018

While TeamIndus did not comment on the new development, ISRO did not deny that it has annulled its contract with the city-based startup. Now with ISRO backing out, TeamIndus not only has to look for an alternative space agency to launch its robotic rover - named ECA Rover (ECA, standing for Ek Choti Asha) - but also raise more funds than what they had agreed to pay ISRO, which was over Rs 130 crore. (more...)
John Young, Nasa astronaut who walked on the moon, dies aged 87 John Young, Nasa astronaut who walked on the moon, dies aged 87
- January 10, 2018

We're saddened by the loss of astronaut John Young, who was 87. Young was picked for Nasa's astronaut programme in 1962 after he received a degree in aeronautical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and entered the navy. It was the beginning of his 42-year career at NASA. Space shuttle commander walked on the moon during Apollo 16 mission. "You've just got to hang in there". (more...)
Mercury dips to 4.2 degrees in Delhi Mercury dips to 4.2 degrees in Delhi
- January 10, 2018

Minimum temperature has been recorded at 6.8 degrees Celsius, the season's average, the weather office noted. The Railways cancelled 22 trains while 49 were delayed and three rescheduled due to fog in several parts of northern India . (more...)
Astronaut John Young has died Astronaut John Young has died
- January 10, 2018

This was the first time the USA sent two men into space. "Astronaut John Young's storied career spanned three generations of spaceflight", Lightfoot said, adding, "He was in every way the 'astronaut's astronaut". Young, who passed away Friday at age 87, was born in 1930 in San Francisco. After serving on a destroyer in the Korean War, he was sent to flight training and assigned to Fighter Squadron 103. (more...)
Mitt Romney reportedly treated for prostate cancer last year Mitt Romney reportedly treated for prostate cancer last year
- January 10, 2018

As Mitt Romney considers whether to run for an open US Senate seat in Utah, the person who can most influence him is encouraging him to get into the race: his wife, Ann. Romney was considered by Trump to serve as secretary of state previous year, but the president passed him over for now-Secretary Rex Tillerson. Lt. (more...)
Nintendo hope to announce official partnership for Super Mario movie soon Nintendo hope to announce official partnership for Super Mario movie soon
- January 10, 2018

This is all hopeful talk but unlike the previous attempt at a Super Mario movie in the early 90s, this project will have Nintendo heavily involved. As reported by Japanese Nintendo , President Kimishima was recently interviewed by the Kyoto Shimbun and commented about the rumored deal. (more...)
Keyboard and vital-tracking Moto Mods launching later in 2018 Keyboard and vital-tracking Moto Mods launching later in 2018
- January 10, 2018

Tracking your body's five key vital signs is cool and call, but most folks will likely be more interested in picking up the Livermorium Slider Keyboard. Although some thought this was just a gimmick that would only last one iteration of devices, Motorola and Lenovo proved everyone wrong and has continued to release new Mods. (more...)
Apple to invest in LG Innotek's 3-D sensing module biz Apple to invest in LG Innotek's 3-D sensing module biz
- January 10, 2018

LG Innotek declined to comment on the matter, stating that it prefers to stay silent in regards to speculative news. If you were anxious about the iPhone X being constrained in supply this year due to issues with Face ID , you might be pleased to learn that Face ID production might not be an issue this year. (more...)
All iPhones, iPads and Macs hit by Intel flaw All iPhones, iPads and Macs hit by Intel flaw
- January 10, 2018

It emerged this week that developers have been trying to prevent hackers taking advantage of. The initial report in The Register suggested 'a ballpark figure of 5-30% slow-down, ' but Intel now says that the performance impact 'should not be significant, ' with Apple and others agreeing that this is the case ... (more...)