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Google announces Android P, confirms iPhone X-like design among several changes Google announces Android P, confirms iPhone X-like design among several changes
- March 08, 2018

As you may know, this is a developer build. The release of the first Android P Developer Preview earlier today brings with it a ton of cool new features that are slated to be in the final version. That may happen because of the underlying changes in Android P which may be very different to OS version up to Oreo. Pressing it locks the phone to landscape, but only while you are in that app or until you rotate the phone back to portrait and press the button. (more...)
Google doodle celebrates International Women's Day Google doodle celebrates International Women's Day
- March 08, 2018

Among these 12 inspiring stories, there is one by a Bengaluru based comics artist and illustrator, Kaveri Gopalakrishnan , titled "Up on the Roof". While each artist tells a unique story, the themes are universal, reminding us of how much we often have in common. (more...)
OnePlus 6 info leak reveals Snapdragon 845 and 19:9 aspect ratio OnePlus 6 info leak reveals Snapdragon 845 and 19:9 aspect ratio
- March 08, 2018

Then later in November, the company launched the OnePlus 5T , which came with similar hardware under the hood, but with a full-screen display having an aspect ratio of 18:9. However, in his interview, Pete Lau did not reveal the name of the smartphone but it is highly expected it will be none other than OnePlus 6 . The device has a 19:9 aspect ratio display, which suggests the existence of the notch on the top similar to the Asus ZenFone 5z . (more...)
Microsoft (MSFT) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.11
- March 08, 2018

The stock increased 0.19% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $58.5. Another trade for 3,000 shares valued at $279,912 was sold by Capossela Christopher C. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Thursday, November 17 report. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $99.14. (more...)
Norwegian Cruise Line (NASDAQ:NCLH) Downgraded by BidaskClub Norwegian Cruise Line (NASDAQ:NCLH) Downgraded by BidaskClub
- March 08, 2018

The fund owned 11,085,276 shares of the company's stock after acquiring an additional 2,914,618 shares during the quarter. It also increased its holding in Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) by 196,990 shares in the quarter, for a total of 570,865 shares, and has risen its stake in Audiocodes Ltd (NASDAQ:AUDC). (more...)
9 massive cyclones with Category 5 hurricane wind speeds discovered on Jupiter 9 massive cyclones with Category 5 hurricane wind speeds discovered on Jupiter
- March 08, 2018

But Nasa's probe has been keeping itself busy studying the vastness of Jupiter , and it's finally starting to help us explain some of the mysteries that remain about the planet. Guillot and co-authors confirmed the depth of the wind flows by using models to interpret Juno's gravity measurements. We already knew that Jupiter's gravitational field wasn't perfectly symmetrical, since much of the planet's mass is unevenly distributed in those jet streams blowing through its atmosphere. (more...)
South Park: The Fractured But Whole gets vampire expansion this month South Park: The Fractured But Whole gets vampire expansion this month
- March 08, 2018

The DLC's title is also a riff on the 1996 movie From Dusk Till Dawn (starring George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino, and Harvey Keitel), a film about two criminal brothers who, after taking an ex-preacher and his family hostage, flee to Mexico only to wind up in a dive bar that's secretly a lair for bloodthirsty vampires. (more...)
Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder showcased at Geneva Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder showcased at Geneva
- March 08, 2018

The Performante borrows design cues from the Super Trofeo race cars and performance motorcycles with their naked, open-frame streetfighter characters remind that the Huracan Performante Spyder is a super sports vehicle as capable on the track as the road. (more...)
Error Bricks Oculus Rift Headsets Error Bricks Oculus Rift Headsets
- March 07, 2018

Reports quickly began to pile up on Twitter , Facebook and Steam, with Oculus Rift user groups and forums for VR videogames such as Echo Arena seeing large threads develop with an increasing number of users reporting the same issue. We'll share more updates here as we have them. Recently, a "black screen of death" began affecting users, and so far, the finger is being pointed at recent Nvidia driver updates as well as the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update from past year. (more...)
Send Your Name to the Sun - Parker Solar Probe Send Your Name to the Sun - Parker Solar Probe
- March 07, 2018

If all goes according to plan, the spacecraft will perform 24 close flybys of the sun over the next seven years, at times getting within just 3.9 million miles (6.2 million kilometers) of the solar surface. Parker Solar Probe is, quite literally, the fastest, hottest - and, to me, coolest - mission under the Sun. The announcement was made at a ceremony at the University of Chicago, where Parker serves as the S Chandrasekhar Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Department of Astronomy ... (more...)
Movie Pass CEO Brags About App Tracking Customers Before and After Movies Movie Pass CEO Brags About App Tracking Customers Before and After Movies
- March 07, 2018

Of course the MoviePass app doesn't promote harvesting location data as its business model when explaining how it uses location: "Find Theaters and movies near you, and be able to use the app to get tickets and the theaters". There's no mention of ongoing tracking, so that's not clear if this is something the MoviePass app is doing on the sly, if such tracking has yet to be implemented or if the CEO's comments are exaggeratory. (more...)
Lenovo S5 with 6000mAh battery leaked, expected to launch on March 20 Lenovo S5 with 6000mAh battery leaked, expected to launch on March 20
- March 07, 2018

Aside from revealing the unveiling date, the teaser also reveals the phone would be an S series device. Lenovo is all set to launch a new flagship smartphone on 20th March in China. As per the listing, the handset features a 5.65-inch display that offers an aspect ratio of 18:9 and Full HD+ resolution. Sadly, there is no any official confirmation about the phone's pricing and its availability available at the moment with us. (more...)
Amazon offers discount Prime membership to Medicaid recipients Amazon offers discount Prime membership to Medicaid recipients
- March 07, 2018

A full-price membership typically costs $99 annually or $12.99-a-month for those who don't want to commit to an annual fee. Amazon already has a stranglehold on wealthy shoppers: More than 70% of upper-income households-with annual income over $112,000-had Amazon Prime memberships, according to one study . (more...)
Video chat is coming to Facebook Messenger Lite Video chat is coming to Facebook Messenger Lite
- March 07, 2018

This comes after the company initially made the app more widely available as an alternative to the main Messenger app that, at this point, is so bogged down with features it isn't amusing. In an existing or new conversation, or during an audio call, you just tap the video icon in the corner (in messaging) or in the middle of the screen (in a call) to switch to video. (more...)
Nintendo Announces New Direct Involving Mario Tennis Aces Airing Tomorrow Nintendo Announces New Direct Involving Mario Tennis Aces Airing Tomorrow
- March 07, 2018

The only confirmed game set to feature in the broadcast is Mario Tennis Aces , but we were told that "information about Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS games is coming". Other announced games for the Nintendo Switch like platformers Celeste and Fe were already released in February. Well, here's a bunch of different time zones across the USA and some of Europe to hopefully help you out at a glance in figuring out when you should tune into the Nintendo Direct . (more...)
2-Year-Old Boy Locks His Mom's Phone For 48 Years 2-Year-Old Boy Locks His Mom's Phone For 48 Years
- March 07, 2018

The woman said she gives the phone to her son to watch the educational content, but one day she came to home and found out that her son had entered the wrong password many times and as a result, the iPhone is disabled now. The Apple Store in Shanghai recommended the mother to either wait out the 47 years, or wipe the phone clean and start from scratch. She has considered rebooting the phone but does not want to as it would mean losing all her pictures, contacts and other files. (more...)
Xiaomi launches the Mi TV 4A with voice-control-supporting remote Xiaomi launches the Mi TV 4A with voice-control-supporting remote
- March 07, 2018

Mi LED TV 4A (32-inch) comes with HD display and the same custom-tuned set of speakers. These TVs will be available on Mi.com, Flipkart , and Mi Home stores in the coming weeks. The 43-inch Mi TV 4A comes with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of onboard storage , while the smaller 32-inch model offers 1GB RAM and 4GB of internal storage . (more...)
Google Home now makes free phone calls in UK Google Home now makes free phone calls in UK
- March 07, 2018

Apple's HomePod is capable of acting as a hands-free speaker for the owner's iPhone, but can not place voice calls on its own. The speaker can also recognise up to six different users so once you've programmed your friends or family members" voices, they'll simply be able to say "call mum' and get the right mum! It might also be a good idea to check that you have the latest version of the Google Home app installed. (more...)
2CELLOS feat. Rimac C_Two: a vehicle alive with technology 2CELLOS feat. Rimac C_Two: a vehicle alive with technology
- March 07, 2018

All of that can make the Rimac C_Two sprint to 100kmph in 1.97seconds and also reach a maximum speed of 412kmph. The Tesla Roadster can hit 100km/h in 1.9 seconds. The batteries also pack a punch: The C_Two has a 120kWh battery providing 650 km (403.9 miles) of range. A flat floor and active rear venturi also ensure that the C_Two is both aerodynamically efficient and stable at speed - again necessary with a vehicle capable of such outrageous numbers. (more...)
Microsoft's Surface Pro with LTE is Now Available for Preorder Microsoft's Surface Pro with LTE is Now Available for Preorder
- March 07, 2018

Sure, the hardware is neat, and sales aren't awful, but the MacBook's niche as the machine of choice for students and "creatives" remains unchallenged. We had a quick hands-on time with the Surface Pro LTE back at Future Decoded in October, and it looks nearly identical to the non-LTE version. The new Microsoft Surface Pro with LTE connectivity could be just the beginning of a new series of Windows devices that incorporate mobile technology. (more...)
The Witcher's Geralt is probably going to pop up in Soulcalibur VI The Witcher's Geralt is probably going to pop up in Soulcalibur VI
- March 07, 2018

What does this mean? One of the hallmarks of the SoulCalibur series is the guest characters and it has had many from famous franchises over the years, such as Link from The Legend of Zelda and Ezio Auditore da Firenze from Assassin's Creed II . (more...)
Google Tez app now supports chat feature: Here's how to use Google Tez app now supports chat feature: Here's how to use
- March 07, 2018

Google's payments app Google Tez has been updated with a new chat feature. So, users will be able to talk about the payments while using Google Tez and it will take on already available payments apps that have chat feature i.e. Paytm back in November previous year introduced Paytm Inbox to let its users chat with each other apart from sending and requesting money. Google Tez is a person to person payment app that launched in India previous year. (more...)
Apple is ending the iTunes LP album format Apple is ending the iTunes LP album format
- March 07, 2018

Apple has confirmed their plans to stop accepting album LPs as of this month after Metro UK leaked information that suggested the major change. An existing iTunes contract is required for submission. If you have purchased any LPs in the past, you're safe as it's still yours. These types of downloads are similar to multimedia cd-dvd bundles, and comprise tracks, photos and videos, offering an incentive for customers to spend some extra cash. (more...)
Partial rollback of financial reform law on track to pass Senate Partial rollback of financial reform law on track to pass Senate
- March 07, 2018

Ten years after the financial crisis almost crashed the world's economy, Congress is removing some of the rules put in place to prevent a future crisis. Citigroup and JPMorgan argue that the exemption is not fair. "The bottom line is that S. 2155 does not require the deregulation of foreign banks, but they will no doubt be deregulated, which will once again put USA taxpayers on the hook for bailouts of foreign banks rather than the taxpayers of those foreign countries", he said. (more...)
Android P may turn your smartphone into a Bluetooth keyboard or mouse Android P may turn your smartphone into a Bluetooth keyboard or mouse
- March 07, 2018

Now, a report by XDA Developers hints that Android P will add the Bluetooth HID device profile service to your smartphone. So far, little is known about the features of the next iteration of Android OS. With Bluetooth Profiles support enabled, your smartphone can function as a HFP (Hands-Free Profile) and A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile). (more...)
State of Decay 2 out in May State of Decay 2 out in May
- March 07, 2018

To add a little more fuel to the State of Decay 2 release date and price point hype train Xbox confirms the game is releasing in another way. The Standard Edition will be available for $29.99 Dollars and the Ultimate Edition for $49.99 USD. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 display just beat the Apple iPhone X. Here's how Samsung Galaxy S9 display just beat the Apple iPhone X. Here's how
- March 06, 2018

The video score is 91, which DxOMark rates as among the best. But enough about the camera , the Galaxy S9 also features surround sound stereo speakers that envelops you in Dolby Atmos sound bringing extra clarity to your mobile listening experience. (more...)
Oxbow Advisors LLC Cut Pfizer INC (PFE) Stake as Valuation Declined
- March 06, 2018

Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 1,000 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $36,790. Pfizer's quarterly revenue was up.6% compared to the same quarter last year. Centurylink Mngmt owns 108,770 shares. Shine Investment Advisory Services Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Pfizer during the second quarter worth approximately $102,000. (more...)
Nigeria's 2019 Elections Nigeria's 2019 Elections "a major priority focus" - US Government
- March 06, 2018

The trip will be Tillerson's first to Africa as secretary of state, and the focus will largely be on USA security ties as the Trump administration partners with African nations to combat an Islamic State offshoot in the Sahel region as well as Al Shabab militants in Somalia. (more...)
(INTC) Position Boosted by Captrust Financial Advisors
- March 06, 2018

Cohen Lawrence B who had been investing in Intel Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $237.42 billion market cap company. The stock increased 2.44% or $1.215 during the last trading session, reaching $50.965. Family Capital Trust Co now owns 4,500 shares of the chip maker's stock worth $171,000 after purchasing an additional 3,500 shares in the last quarter. (more...)