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Google Reportedly Building Its Amazon Echo Show Rival Google Reportedly Building Its Amazon Echo Show Rival
- October 06, 2017

If you are in the U.S. the Echo Spot will start shipping in December, 2017. Previously, calls were possible via the Echo, but this capability was reserved for calls between two Echo devices. The Echo Spot is priced at $129.99 and will be available at a later date of December 19. How much does an Echo Connect cost? You can now apparently make free calls on all Echo devices in the US, Canada and Mexico. (more...)
SMEs struggling, GDP refuses to grow but India's rich are getting richer SMEs struggling, GDP refuses to grow but India's rich are getting richer
- October 06, 2017

According to Forbes , Ambani whose Reliance Industries (RIL) holds sway over India's energy sector, added to his personal wealth a staggering $15.3 billion or Rs 99,671 crore in the a year ago alone. Apart from that, total value of India's 100 richest tycoons has also gone up to a mind-boggling $479 billion, that is an increase of 26 per cent from earlier $374 billion in 2016, the report added. (more...)
Trump Calls For Senate To Investigate News Networks
- October 06, 2017

Both Tillerson and Trump said the report wasn't true. Richard Burr , the committee's Republican chairman, told CNN that he would be holding news organizations "accountable" for false reporting on the Russian Federation investigation. NBC news is #FakeNews and more dishonest than even CNN. If it actually were fake news, if they were completely making things up, just fabricating it out of nowhere to defame you, you can absolutely sue for liable, but you're not doing that and you're the king ... (more...)
This is the BlackBerry Krypton This is the BlackBerry Krypton
- October 06, 2017

This press render of BlackBerry Motion was leaked by famous and highly reliable leakster Evan Blass. Based on this look of the BlackBerry Motion, do you think you'll consider it? There's a display of unknown size which is said to have Full-HD resolution. (more...)
Google could be launching a rival to the Amazon Echo Show Google could be launching a rival to the Amazon Echo Show
- October 06, 2017

It can also control smart home devices as well. Having such service disabled entails that a significant portion of the videos you would have watched on the Echo device is no more. The Echo Spot will be available for $130 and will ship on December 19. The HomePod, though, will cost three times more than the next-generation Echo at nearly $350. (more...)
Iron Banner and Prestige Raid coming to Destiny 2 next week Iron Banner and Prestige Raid coming to Destiny 2 next week
- October 06, 2017

The Iron Banner will then run until October 17 at 2:00am Pacific. One of the biggest changes to the Iron Banner in Destiny 2 is the fact that power levels will not affect the strength of your weapon. It has a recommended Power level of 300. Well, Bungie has been paying attention and has said "Challenge Accepted" for those finding "easier" ways to manage the incredibly challenging raid by making it even moreso: with the Prestige Raid. (more...)
Heady Investors are Taking a Look at NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Heady Investors are Taking a Look at NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)
- October 06, 2017

The stock of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) earned "Neutral" rating by SunTrust on Tuesday, September 20. This company has been competing with others in the Technology space and offers its own combination of interesting factors NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA ) now trades with a market capitalization of $106.65 Billion. (more...)
Facebook Messenger gets an Apple Music bot for full song streaming Facebook Messenger gets an Apple Music bot for full song streaming
- October 06, 2017

Now Apple Music is getting its own presence as the streaming music service has officially launched inside the social network's Messenger system. So, what makes the Apple Music experience on Messenger unique? While there's no mention of Apple Music integration in the release notes, Facebook released version 137.0 of the Messenger iOS app today . (more...)
Assassin's Creed Origins With a New Stealth Gameplay Trailer Assassin's Creed Origins With a New Stealth Gameplay Trailer
- October 06, 2017

Usually implemented in other games as well, it will be a hard fight to see which game offers the best Stealth mechanics. "This approach was adopted while the game features were being designed, making PC and mouse-and-keyboard controls a full part of the equation from the get-go". (more...)
Trailer and poster for Hulu series Future Man starring Josh Hutcherson Trailer and poster for Hulu series Future Man starring Josh Hutcherson
- October 06, 2017

If you're bummed that you have to wait until March 30, 2018 to see Ready Player One on the big screen in order to enjoy video-gamer wish fulfillment and 80s pop culture homages, then boy do I have a TV series for you, Maverick! Future Man also blends elements of The Terminator and Back to the Future , sometimes subtly and sometimes obviously. (more...)
MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG): Is The Stock A Good Investment?
- October 06, 2017

The company has managed to keep price to sales ratio of 0.00 against an industry average of 89.77. The VC is displayed as a number between 1 and 100. They expect $-0.05 earnings per share, up 80.00 % or $0.20 from last year's $-0.25 per share. (more...)
Will Google Home finally break out of Amazon Echo's shadow? Will Google Home finally break out of Amazon Echo's shadow?
- October 06, 2017

What do you think of the Echo's new calling capability? Amazon , he said, possesses a savvy understanding of its window of opportunity to firmly anchor the Alexa ecosystem. The Echo far-field technology works to detect the wake word from across the room even in the noisiest parts of your home. Fire TV is also the best place to enjoy Amazon Video's expansive collection of movies and TV, including the largest selection of 4K/UHD content available to stream today with hundreds of titles ... (more...)
Google's Echo Show competitor plans revealed after YouTube block
- October 06, 2017

The introduction of new form factors and a new, less-expensive and more style-conscious Echo reflects an Amazon that is being increasingly aggressive due to escalating competition, according said Paul Erickson, senior research analyst for service provider technology at IHS Markit. (more...)
Google Clips : Should GoPro be anxious about it?
- October 05, 2017

The device is created to be a lightweight hands free camera and it comes with machine learning built in. You can view and organise anything you've saved in Google Photos (or your favourite gallery app), and if you're using Google Photos, you can backup unlimited clips for free. (more...)
The Senate Intelligence Committee will not release Russian-bought Facebook ads The Senate Intelligence Committee will not release Russian-bought Facebook ads
- October 05, 2017

The company made the announcement after turning over 3,000 ads to congressional investigators examining Russian interference in the United States election. A person familiar with the interactions between Twitter and the Senate Intelligence committee says the company will participate in a November 1 public hearing. (more...)
The flagship Nokia 9 showed in a new blue color
- October 05, 2017

The company has now revealed that the handset will also get updated to next years major Android release. However, the launch of the 3G version could give some hope to U.S. The company officials further stated that the roll-out will continue to Android P , which has yet to be unveiled by Google . Nokia 5 has a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera. (more...)
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Purchases Shares of 1935668 Liberty Media Corporation (FWONK)
- October 05, 2017

As of January 23, 2017, The Liberty Media Group was acquired by Formula One World Championship Limited. The company's market cap is $977.20 million. Liberty Media Corporation has a 52-week low of $26.44 and a 52-week high of $39.97. Analysts expect Liberty Media Corporation - Series C Liberty Formula One (NASDAQ:FWONK) to report $-0.38 EPS on November, 14.They anticipate $0.86 EPS change or 179.17 % from last quarter's $0.48 EPS. (more...)
Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Goes Beyond Alola, Introduces New Worlds Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Goes Beyond Alola, Introduces New Worlds
- October 05, 2017

Pokémon's upcoming enhanced re-releases of Sun and Moon will let you travel through a wormhole and visit the mysterious world where the series' new Ultra Beasts originated. Better still, it looks like players will be able to ride a Legendary Pokemon as two small clips seem to show the player riding Solgaleo and Lunala. (more...)
AAA: 'Infotainment' centers a major distraction for drivers AAA: 'Infotainment' centers a major distraction for drivers
- October 05, 2017

Vehicle companies are betting big on the infotainment systems that let users stay connected even when driving . The frustration that comes when it doesn't work like it is supposed to, well that is distracting to a driver as well. "Drivers should only use these technologies for legitimate emergencies or urgent, driving related purposes". It also urged automakers to block the ability to program navigation systems or send texts while driving. (more...)
Traders Sell Shares of International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) on Strength (IBM)
- October 05, 2017

IBM has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Bokf sold 7,792 shares as International Business Machs ( IBM)'s stock declined 15.88%. The correct version of this news story can be accessed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/10/04/hallmark-capital-management-inc-sells-2069-shares-of-international-business-machines-corporation-ibm.html. (more...)
Marilou Danley, Girlfriend of Las Vegas Gunman, Arrives in US, Sources Say Marilou Danley, Girlfriend of Las Vegas Gunman, Arrives in US, Sources Say
- October 05, 2017

The official wasn't authorized to publicly discuss the matter and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. Paddock reportedly used Danley's identification when he checked into the Mandalay Bay hotel. "He never said anything to me or took any that I was aware of that I understood in any way to be a warning". Forty-seven firearms were found in three locations - Paddock's hotel suite, the home he shared with Ms Danley 130km away in Mesquite and another property in ... (more...)
Dust cloud surrounding Tabby's Star may be causing unusual dimming Dust cloud surrounding Tabby's Star may be causing unusual dimming
- October 05, 2017

Discovered by the NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, the KIC 8462852 has had scientists propose many theories to explain odd irregularities in its brightness, with one speculation being that the changes in brightness could be signs of activity associated with intelligent extraterrestrial life constructing a Dyson swarm. (more...)
Fortnite's Battle Royale Mode Adds Duo And Supply Drops Fortnite's Battle Royale Mode Adds Duo And Supply Drops
- October 05, 2017

Fortnite has attracted quite a bit of attention for its Battle Royale mode, but some players have raised issues with the accuracy of some of the game's weapons. We'll continue to evaluate and there may be more incremental improvements, not a radical adjustments. We'll be running prototypes using more recoil and reducing accuracy penalties. (more...)
NASA astronauts start spacewalk NASA astronauts start spacewalk
- October 05, 2017

The robotic arm has been a key piece of equipment at the orbiting outpost for more than 16 years, but has recently lost its ability to grip effectively. The astronauts onboard the mission are Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik and Mark Van Hei. Braithwaite said the end effector will be returned to MDA Corp.in Brampton, Ontario, the builder of Canadarm 2, for inspection and repairs. (more...)
Firefox gives up on XP and Vista Firefox gives up on XP and Vista
- October 05, 2017

Today we are announcing June 2018 as the final end of life date for Firefox support on Windows XP and Vista. "Last year we announced that Windows XP and Vista users would be automatically moved to the Firefox Extended Support Release ( ESR ), ensuring them continued updates until at least September 2017". (more...)
Pixel Buds : Google's counter to Apple AirPods
- October 05, 2017

Alike other smartphones, the Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL are charged using a USB-C and no other ports, giving the user no options other than using the provided dongle or going wireless. At the start users can look up landmarks, books, music albums, movies, and artwork, right from Google Photos on your Pixel. The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC and 4GB of RAM . (more...)
Google vies to make even smarter phones, more
- October 05, 2017

They also introduced a bevy of new products of such as Google Pixel Buds , Google Home Mini , Home Max , Google Pixelbook , Google Clips and Google Daydream View. While it doesn't have a dual-lens system like much of its competition, it has Dual Pixel technology and image recognition, which enable a selective focus portrait mode like that dual-lens cameras offer. (more...)
United Kingdom scientist wins chemistry Nobel United Kingdom scientist wins chemistry Nobel
- October 05, 2017

The Nobel prize in chemistry was awarded to Jacques Dubose, Joachim Frank , Richard Henderson , for "development cryoelectron microscopy for structure determination of biomolecules with high ability in solution". His breakthrough was further developed by German-born scientist Frank, a USA citizen, while Dubochet of Switzerland used rapidly frozen water to preserve the natural shape of the biomolecules. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 to launch in India on 10th October Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 to launch in India on 10th October
- October 05, 2017

The company's India head, Manu Kumar Jain, announced it through his official Twitter handle saying the anticipated smartphone will arrive next week on October 10. The Mi MIX 2 comes with 7-series aluminum frame and ceramic body. The Mi Mix 2 Special Edition , follows the original concept model and uses a body made entirely of instead of the metal chassis (and a ceramic back) on the standard model. (more...)
Google up against GoPro, Snap with its new smart camera
- October 05, 2017

Read on for a brief overview of Google's newly announced devices. - Active Edge is the name of the Squeezable frame. Reimagining the sound, it also launched Google Home Max, with 2-inch tweeters and 4.5-inch woofers for wonderful audio with SmartSound powered by Google Assistant that automatically tunes sound. (more...)