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Alexa Falls Further Down List Of Most Popular Baby Names In 2017 Alexa Falls Further Down List Of Most Popular Baby Names In 2017
- May 15, 2018

According to statistics, 6,050 baby girls were named Alexa in 2015. The ubiquity of Amazon's Alexa intelligent assistant appears to have caused the popularity of Alexa as a name for baby girls to plummet in the USA, according to a Recode report. (more...)
Sunny Leone Makes Her First Public Appearance With Her Twins Sunny Leone Makes Her First Public Appearance With Her Twins
- May 15, 2018

We adopted Nisha when she was 21 months old, so we are new to infancy stage. Daniel at the airport was seen with daughter Nisha in the baby pram while Sunny was seen carrying one of her sons while the other son was seen on another baby pram with a nanny. (more...)
Intel posts Z390 chipset documents on its website Intel posts Z390 chipset documents on its website
- May 15, 2018

After numerous rumours, Intel's Z390 chipset was confirmed at the end of last month , after eagle-eyed viewers spotted it within release notes for Intel's Rapid Storage Technology. Plus, 10x USB 3.1 Gen 1 and 14 USB 2.0 ports. So basically just the latter two. However, motherboard makers used up PCIe lanes with 3rd party chips to provide it. (more...)
Gunmen Attack MAF Helipad In Bayelsa, Airman Shot Dead Gunmen Attack MAF Helipad In Bayelsa, Airman Shot Dead
- May 15, 2018

Although the NAF personnel on duty were able to repel the attack, an airman paid the supreme sacrifice in the process . Adesanya added that Sadique Abubakar, the chief of the air staff, has ordered an investigation to unravel the circumstances surrounding the incident. (more...)
Fortnite's Infinity Gauntlet Avengers Mashup Ends Tomorrow Fortnite's Infinity Gauntlet Avengers Mashup Ends Tomorrow
- May 15, 2018

In order to keep the game fresh since its release in late 2017, Epic Games continue to implement weekly updates and patches into Fortnite: Battle Royale to address various issues. With Fortnite continuing to add new items and accessories over time, it does not appear that the game will be slowing down in popularity anytime soon. (more...)
HP Envy and Elite PCs: Smallest convertible to widest curved all-in-one HP Envy and Elite PCs: Smallest convertible to widest curved all-in-one
- May 15, 2018

HP also said the 1050 G1 would offer up to a total of 4TB SSD storage and up to 16 hours of battery life. Envy 13 buyers get up to 14 hours of battery life per charge and have a fingerprint reader, and optional HP Sure View . For the non-mobile pros, HP has the EliteOne 1000 AiO G2 hailed as the first business class 34-inch curved AIO with discrete graphics . HP claimed the AIO 34 is the world's first curved AIO to feature integrated Amazon Alexa , in addition to being the world's ... (more...)
Stardew Valley Arrives On The PlayStation Vita On May 22, 2018 Stardew Valley Arrives On The PlayStation Vita On May 22, 2018
- May 15, 2018

Here's a quick primer for anyone who's yet to play the game: "In Stardew Valley , you inherit your grandfather's old farm, and armed with some hand-me-down tools and a few coins, you set out to begin your new country life!" Stardew Valley is available on just about every other platform already, but now it's making its move to one that it should have been on a long time ago: PS Vita . (more...)
Automotive Audio Speakers Market Briefing on Advancements and Rising Trends Analysis 2018
- May 15, 2018

By application , the global head-up display market is segmented into aviation, automotive, and others . The report segments the geographies by regions, which include North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa and Rest Of World. (more...)
Moto C2 and C2 Plus renders surfaced revealing their design Moto C2 and C2 Plus renders surfaced revealing their design
- May 14, 2018

In 2017, Motorola launched the Moto C and Moto C Plus , two very affordable smartphones at a starting price of Rs 4795. The phones also come with chunky side bezels around the screen. However, even though the Moto C2 and C2 Plus are successors to last year's Moto C and Moto C Plus , they look similar to the Moto E4 that was launched last year in June. (more...)
Star Fox Racing Game Rumored To Be In Development For Switch Star Fox Racing Game Rumored To Be In Development For Switch
- May 14, 2018

Supposedly the gameplay will be similar to F-Zero but the structure will be closer to Rare's N64 classic Diddy Kong Racing . It's also a little-known fact that Retro helped out extensively on Mario Kart 7 on the 3DS, and so do have quite a bit of experience making non-simulation-based racing games. (more...)
Could a multiverse be hospitable to life? Could a multiverse be hospitable to life?
- May 14, 2018

This raises the prospect of life in other universes - if the multiverse exists. Led by physicist Jaime Salcido of Durham University in the United Kingdom, the team created enormous simulations of the Universe, tweaking the amount of dark energy using the Evolution and Assembly of GaLaxies and their Environments (EAGLE) project, one of the most realistic simulations of our Universe. (more...)
Cop Punches 17-Year-Old Apparently Held by Security Guard Cop Punches 17-Year-Old Apparently Held by Security Guard
- May 14, 2018

According to The Washington Post, a passer-by recorded the Wauwatosa police officer punching the black teenager while arresting him during an incident outside of the mall on Friday. he went down right away", Jackson said. In another similar incident that took place last week, a video surfaced showing a white police officer choking a young black man, pushing him against a storefront and then slamming him to the ground outside a North Carolina Waffle House. (more...)
Signs of Europa space geyser seen in decades-old NASA data Signs of Europa space geyser seen in decades-old NASA data
- May 14, 2018

Almost 15 years have passed since NASA sent its Galileo spacecraft flying into Jupiter's outer atmosphere to die-eliminating the possibility of contaminating nearby Jovian moons with any traces of Earth bacteria. So he and three colleagues began poring over findings from the two decades-old mission. NASA officials have also said they'd like Clipper to dive through Europa's putative plumes, if possible, to potentially grab fresh samples of the moon's ocean (if plume material is indeed ... (more...)
Xiaomi VP Confirms Redmi S2 Is Heading To India On June 7 Xiaomi VP Confirms Redmi S2 Is Heading To India On June 7
- May 14, 2018

The BEST selfie smartphone is arriving soon. In any case, the Redmi Y1 was launched previous year as a selfie-driven gadget, and there are chances wherein Xiaomi may launch the Redmi S2 as Redmi Y2 . After the Redmi 5, Redmi 5A and the Redmi Note 5 , the Redmi S2 will try to impress the average consumer. Coming to the specs, Xiaomi Redmi S2 features a 5.99-inch HD+ (1440x720 pixels) display which has an 18:9 aspect ratio. (more...)
Superhot is getting a Japan-inspired standalone Superhot is getting a Japan-inspired standalone
- May 14, 2018

Japanese locale will range "from hot springs to samurai castles, from seedy Tokyo alleyways to karaoke bars and bullet trains". In fact, the game's coolness is known as far as Japan, where it's getting a spinoff of sorts in the form of what's now being called " SUPERHOT JP ". (more...)
Facebook suspends 200 apps over data misuse Facebook suspends 200 apps over data misuse
- May 14, 2018

Second, where Facebook has concerns, it is conducting interviews and making requests for information, which is says asks a series of detailed questions about the app and the data to which is has access. Due to pre-2014 rules set out by Facebook, third-party apps had access to a substantial amount of personal data, including that of users' friends on the site as well. (more...)
Elon Musk releases video of the first underground LA tunnels Elon Musk releases video of the first underground LA tunnels
- May 14, 2018

The 2.7 mile tunnel under West Los Angeles being built by futurist Elon Musk is getting closer reality, according to Musk's recent Instagram video. Musk posted the video on his Instagram page and said that the tunnels would be available for use by citizens - for free. (more...)
Apple hit with lawsuit over Macbook's Apple hit with lawsuit over Macbook's "defective" butterfly keyboard
- May 14, 2018

Apple has been slapped with a class action lawsuit on Friday, May 11, U.S. time, for selling Macbooks with defective keyboards, stressing that the company had knowledge of the problem at or before launch. Apple had advertised these keyboards to be "refined for greater comfort and responsiveness". Extreme cases will require the user to take their laptops for service at a Genius Bar or authorised Apple fix facility, which can be a pricey affair. (more...)
Mars Helicopter to launch as part of Nasa's 2020 mission Mars Helicopter to launch as part of Nasa's 2020 mission
- May 14, 2018

The new Rover, which the Americans hope to build for 1.5 years and run on the Red planet in the summer of 2020, will collect samples of soil and stones, tightly pack them into capsules and leave on the surface along the way. Solar cells will help the Mars Helicopter charge its lithium-ion batteries , and it's equipped with a heating mechanism to survive frigid Martian nights. (more...)
Experts have warned of the danger to encrypt emails Experts have warned of the danger to encrypt emails
- May 14, 2018

The researchers have already contacted email service providers through the Electronic Frontier Foundation . Whilst most email is sent unencrypted, many businesses and people rely on S/MIME and PGP encrypted email communications to talk in private. (more...)
Overwatch Anniversary Celebration Begins Next Week Overwatch Anniversary Celebration Begins Next Week
- May 14, 2018

The good news is that it looks like anniversary celebration events will be a recurring theme for Overwatch as the second anniversary event appears to be set for the 22nd of May . In addition, you will also be able to access most past seasonal cosmetic items and brawls. The anniversary event is also introducing Competitive Deathmatch, giving players a chance to earn a rating and climb ranks. (more...)
Apple CEO Tim Cook praises Parkland, 'Me Too' activists in commencement speech Apple CEO Tim Cook praises Parkland, 'Me Too' activists in commencement speech
- May 14, 2018

He spoke of global warming, inequality, and Apple's commitment to the environment. In March, Apple's CEO divulged his thoughts on Facebook in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal that saw personal information from millions of the social network's users improperly accessed. (more...)
Samsung might be launching an S8 Lite for people on a budget
- May 14, 2018

The smartphones will feature Samsung's super AMOLED "Infinity Display" - bezel-less screen that creates an immersive viewing experience. Now, though, it appears Samsung is sticking to the same design for at least another year. Further, the phones will ship with Android Oreo out-of-the-box. It is spotted to include a 13-megapixel rear camera sensor and a 5-megapixel front camera sensor - both sensors come with an LED flash. (more...)
NES Classic To Re-Release June 29 NES Classic To Re-Release June 29
- May 14, 2018

The company then chose to stop the manufacturing of the micro-console, promising to be back soon. Although NES Classic had an MSRP of $59.99, the overwhelming demand made prices soar on the secondary market. These games included such greats as The Legend of Zelda , Super Mario Bros . You don't need to worry about finding space to store all 30 of the games either: They're installed directly on the console. (more...)
Welcome to the Family: Mercedes Introduces 2019 AMG GT S Roadster Welcome to the Family: Mercedes Introduces 2019 AMG GT S Roadster
- May 14, 2018

When the Roadster version of Mercedes-AMG's GT sports vehicle was first announced back in 2016, the company elected not to offer an "S" version, rather leaving customers to choose between the 350kW base model and the more brutal GT C with 410kW and various performance parts from the GT R. (more...)
Colossal Asteroid To Make Close Encounter With Earth On May 15 Colossal Asteroid To Make Close Encounter With Earth On May 15
- May 14, 2018

The asteroid measures between 197 and 427 feet in diameter - longer than a football field - and travels at speeds of 28,655 miles per hour, according to EarthSky . "If you want to watch an asteroid from the couch, you can do this too: we plan to broadcast from the telescope on the night of May 14 (closest to the day before approaching) as long as the weather allows!" "Our display will update every five seconds". (more...)
Apple faces class action lawsuit over failing MacBook butterfly keyboards Apple faces class action lawsuit over failing MacBook butterfly keyboards
- May 13, 2018

Ultimately, the lawsuit seeks damages, legal fees, and alls for Apple to disclose the keyboard flaws and replace defective units, including reimbursement for the initial laptop purchase. Apple chose to design its keyboard in such a way that to replace it, one would also have to replace the upper panel and several attached components. A petition was even launched asking that Apple recall its 2016 MacBook Pro laptops over the keyboard. (more...)
SpaceX Successfully Launches Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket SpaceX Successfully Launches Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket
- May 13, 2018

The Block 5 is created to be used at least 10 times with only minimal refurbishment. The booster's first stage executed a ideal touchdown nine minutes after the launch and landed, just as planned, on SpaceX's "Of Course I Still Love You" drone ship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean. (more...)
'Time Travelers' Scurry for Stephen Hawking Memorial Service Ballot 'Time Travelers' Scurry for Stephen Hawking Memorial Service Ballot
- May 13, 2018

He once jokingly suggested people should "invent time travel" if they wanted to address questions or complaints to his "younger self", so it is hardly surprising that time travellers might well attend Prof Stephen Hawking's memorial service. (more...)
Pickup in WI crashes through light poles in median Pickup in WI crashes through light poles in median
- May 13, 2018

The collision occurred along the Interstate 43 near Hampton, according to ABC News . Despite being nearly on its side, the truck continues moving forward and begins hitting light poles lining the median. Six cars were hit by debris, but nobody was hurt. Milwaukee County deputies arrested the suspected driver after administering a sobriety test, WISN reported . (more...)