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CES: Samsung and Harman unveil new automotive solution CES: Samsung and Harman unveil new automotive solution
- January 10, 2018

Today at CES, Samsung unveiled DRVLINE, a hardware and software platform that will allow auto makers to create customized, technologically advanced autonomous vehicles. "The challenge is simply too big and too complex". Harman and Samsung are set to deliver what they say is an industry first 5G-ready automotive solution, with a multi-band conformal antenna to enable secure, fast and reliable data communications. (more...)
Garry Ringrose is a serious doubt for the Six Nations Garry Ringrose is a serious doubt for the Six Nations
- January 10, 2018

In delivering the bad news regarding Ringrose, Senior Coach, Stuart Lancaster said it was a blow for them and will be a blow for Ireland. It's a hugely frustrating setback for the Dubliner, who had shoulder surgery back in July. On a more positive note for the Blues ahead of their weekend clash with Glasgow, Tadhg Furlong has passed the third stage of the return to play protocols and is in line to return. (more...)
Nikon announces colossal $12399 super-telephoto lens with built-in teleconverter Nikon announces colossal $12399 super-telephoto lens with built-in teleconverter
- January 10, 2018

Nikon is launching a new super-telephoto lens aimed at professional photographers at CES 2018 . Nikon announces the AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR, the first telephoto in the NIKKOR lineup to boast a built-in 1.4x teleconverter . (more...)
Sport court says 42 Russians appeal International Olympic Committee doping decisions Sport court says 42 Russians appeal International Olympic Committee doping decisions
- January 10, 2018

Twenty-two of those banned and disqualified by the International Olympic Committee including cross-country skier Alexander Legkov and bobsledder Aleksandr Zubkov - both stripped of their gold medals from Sochi - filed appeals with CAS before Christmas. (more...)
French watchdog launches probe into Apple over 'alleged deception and planned obsolescence' French watchdog launches probe into Apple over 'alleged deception and planned obsolescence'
- January 10, 2018

HOP said France was the third country to investigate Apple after the United States and Israel, but the only country where the alleged practice is illegal. There's been a lot of misunderstanding about this issue, so we would like to clarify and let you know about some changes we're making. "Our goal has always been to create products that our customers love, and making iPhones last as long as possible is an important part of that". (more...)
Intel flies 100 'shooting star' mini drones for light show Intel flies 100 'shooting star' mini drones for light show
- January 10, 2018

The new Intel Indoor Location System powering the Intel Shooting Star Mini drones expands Intel's possibilities for entertainment by allowing the drones to maintain position and navigate indoors without GPS to create attractive drone light shows. (more...)
IBM tops list of U.S. patents for 25th year IBM tops list of U.S. patents for 25th year
- January 10, 2018

Patent and Trademark Office. While IBM maintained its overwhelming lead in US patent awards, Chinese manufacturers continue to make steady progress gaining control of IP while the growth rate for patent awards in machine learning soared. (more...)
New Google Assistant directory helps you discover actions New Google Assistant directory helps you discover actions
- January 10, 2018

There are hundreds of applications to choose from, and Google's directory of them makes it easy to search through and find ones you might find useful. It will cost you $139.99, which is slightly more expensive than the $129 Google Home. In the USA the Assistant will be accessible via Android Auto starting this week. (more...)
Mohawk Industries (MHK) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
- January 10, 2018

The stock increased 1.69% or GBX 0.02 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 1.5. About 113,778 shares traded. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:MHK) news was published by Streetinsider.com which published an article titled: "Form 4 MOHAWK INDUSTRIES INC For: Jan 02 Filed by: BRUCKMANN BRUCE" on January 04, 2018. (more...)
Dell XPS 15 goes 2-in-1 with CES 2018 refresh Dell XPS 15 goes 2-in-1 with CES 2018 refresh
- January 10, 2018

Priced at $1,300 and up for a spring USA release, the Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 sports a Full HD InfinityEdge touchscreen in its entry-level configuration, which you can upgrade to 4K Ultra HD resolution if money is no object. Dell took the opportunity of working with a new processor series and redesigned the heat pipes and fans for the XPS 15 series, and says the updated cooling system uses Gore thermal insulation to help dissipate heat. (more...)
CES: Razer announces HyperFlux wireless technology, removing the need for a battery CES: Razer announces HyperFlux wireless technology, removing the need for a battery
- January 10, 2018

While Razer's current wireless Mamba mouse weighs around 125g the Hyperflux comes in at under 100g. In fact, the Razer Mamba Hyperflux and its companion - the Firefly Hyperflux mouse mat - have the potential to change how ALL wireless peripherals work. (more...)
Intel announces major breakthroughs in quantum computing Intel announces major breakthroughs in quantum computing
- January 09, 2018

Intel isn't the only one pursuing this goal - IBM happens to have a giant 50-qubit quantum computer hanging around at CES - and the competition between tech giants to own this next generation of computing can only make it come faster. Intel plans to bring this technology next the Winter Olympics, allowing people to see 30 live and on-demand events in VR. During his keynote, Krzanich discussed Intel 's work in artificial intelligence, autonomous driving and immersive media, such as ... (more...)
Facebook's Echo Show Rival May Cost $499 Facebook's Echo Show Rival May Cost $499
- January 09, 2018

If a new report published today is legit, Facebook could be entering the hardware business with a device called Portal. The $499 device will reportedly be marketed to customers as a communal hub for video chats with friends and family. Facebook's hardware won't be announced at CES 2018 , the sources say, instead being slated for an early May unveiling with a launch date later on this year. (more...)
Dell's Mobile Connect allows you to connect your phone to your PC Dell's Mobile Connect allows you to connect your phone to your PC
- January 09, 2018

Other companies, such as Microsoft, Samsung, and Huawei, have made attempts at bringing the mobile experience to the desktop, and HP recently came out with Phone Wise, which works with SMS and calls. The app syncs calls and notifications, lets you respond to them from your PC, and when connected to an Android phone, can mirror its screen completely so that you can navigate apps right from your computer. (more...)
Alcatel announces new series with 18:9 display size Alcatel announces new series with 18:9 display size
- January 09, 2018

These phones will offer features like dual cameras and large 18:9 displays. Alcatel has been slim on the details and differences of the handsets expected in each series, but we suspect the Alcatel 5 Series handsets will sport a full HD+ display and the company said it will come with features such as enabling the handsets to be unlocked by recognising a user's face. (more...)
Huawei Launches Android 8.0 Oreo Beta For P10 And P10 Plus Huawei Launches Android 8.0 Oreo Beta For P10 And P10 Plus
- January 09, 2018

Huawei has released Android Oreo updates for some of their products like the Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro. All the usual Oreo improvements are expected to come to the Huawei P10 duo present, like the redesigned Settings app, adaptive icons, Picture-in-Picture, and the Autofill API. (more...)
Patanjali to ramp up digital presence with online retail partnerships Patanjali to ramp up digital presence with online retail partnerships
- January 09, 2018

The Haridwar-based company is expected to enter into agreements this month with major online retailers such as Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, 1MG, Big Basket, Grofers, Shopclues and Snapdeal, a step through which its range of products will be available on various online platforms. (more...)
OnePlus 5T Lava Red landing in India on Jan 11 OnePlus 5T Lava Red landing in India on Jan 11
- January 09, 2018

Although the spec sheet remains the same, there is awesome change appearance. As we mentioned, the OnePlus 5T Sandstone White has been on the OnePlus store at a price of $559 (roughly Rs. There's dual rear camera setup with a combination of 16MP sensor and a 20MP sensor . The fingerprint sensor has moved to the back. There is now no update on when the variant will be launched in India. (more...)
$29 iPhone battery replacement limited to one per device $29 iPhone battery replacement limited to one per device
- January 09, 2018

Initial supplies of some replacement batteries may be limited."Apple usually keeps a high price of $79 for out-of-warranty iPhone battery replacements , but the tech giant has decreased the price by $50 catering to a wave of controversy regarding its procedure of dynamically managing the top performance of some previous iPhone models with relatively reduced batteries to stop the unexpected shutdowns". (more...)
Alexa To Power AR Smart Glasses Alexa To Power AR Smart Glasses
- January 09, 2018

The glasses may be more appealing to enterprise users due to this form factor, as well as their ability to pair with a smartphone or connect directly to a Wi-Fi network, allowing for custom secure industrial applications. I briefly got to wear and pair and read email and snap a picture, though I couldn't yet try the Alexa integration. Hence, by the time Apple releases its AR glasses, Alexa-enabled glasses could have already established a market just like what happened to the Echo series ... (more...)
Apple Store Evacuated as iPhone Battery Overheats Apple Store Evacuated as iPhone Battery Overheats
- January 09, 2018

According to Zurich City police, the device suddenly exploded for an unknown reason as it was being removed by a fix worker on Tuesday, burning his hand slightly. The fire service covered the battery with sand, allowing the smoke to be contained and then ventilated. The battery is now being studied by specialists from the Zurich Forensic Institute to determined what caused it to overheat. (more...)
De Blob 2 Receives PlayStation 4, Xbox One Release Date
- January 09, 2018

You can check out the announcement trailer for the console versions of the game below. In collaboration with BlitWorks, THQ brought the first De Blob to PS4 and Xbox One past year. The Colour Underground are doing what they can to stop Comrade Black but there's only one person that will be capable of stopping him and that's our hero de Blob . (more...)
Ranveer Singh gets hip-hopping with rappers for Gully Boy Ranveer Singh gets hip-hopping with rappers for Gully Boy
- January 09, 2018

The actor was previously seen doing a rap with a bunch of street rappers on the streets of Mumbai . One of the Ranveer Singh fan pages shared a video of the actor, recording a rap song for the film and, now the rapping video has gone viral. (more...)
Hisense TVs will get Fox Sports FIFA World Cup app Hisense TVs will get Fox Sports FIFA World Cup app
- January 09, 2018

Twitter will not only feature every goal scored from all 64 games just moments after they happen, the platform will also air game previews, recaps and live programming from Moscow's Red Square featuring United States soccer greats Landon Donovan and Alexi Lalas. (more...)
Adobe Systems (ADBE) Upgraded at BidaskClub
- January 09, 2018

The Lmr Partners Llp holds 5,515 shares with $823,000 value, up from 2,060 last quarter. Shutterstock Inc. now has $1.52B valuation. In related news, EVP Ann Lewnes sold 1,953 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 11th. (more...)
Misfit Path debuts as a new hybrid smartwatch at CES 2018 Misfit Path debuts as a new hybrid smartwatch at CES 2018
- January 09, 2018

If you're familiar at all with Misfit , the wearable tech company owned by Fossil , you're probably already aware that it makes some lovely hybrid smartwatches . Most smartwatches are too large and cumbersome for those with smaller wrists, including women, but the Misfit Path is created to appeal to all with a smaller case size and stylish looks and colors. (more...)
Redesigned Google Search Console now rolling out w/ revamped performance, indexing reports Redesigned Google Search Console now rolling out w/ revamped performance, indexing reports
- January 09, 2018

There is obviously a good reason for this: if preload requests were sent directly to publishers' servers, that would give publishers information about what a user was searching for before they had even made a decision to visit their website. (more...)
Jamie Dimon says he regrets calling bitcoin a 'fraud' Jamie Dimon says he regrets calling bitcoin a 'fraud'
- January 09, 2018

On Tuesday, he regretted making that comment. "You can't have a business where people can invent a currency out of thin air and think that people who are buying it are really smart", he had said. "ICOs you have to look at individually ", he added referring to Initial Coin Offerings which allow investors to exchange cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin for proprietary "coins" or "tokens" linked to a specific firm or project. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro goes official Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro goes official
- January 09, 2018

Samsung has quietly unveiled the 2018-variant of its Galaxy J2 Pro smartphone (SM-J250FZKDXXV). Samsung J2 Pro (2018) is now available in Vietnam and shortly, it will also be available in the emerging markets of the world including Pakistan. (more...)
Two militants, nine OGWs of Jaish, Hizb arrested in Baramulla, claims Police Two militants, nine OGWs of Jaish, Hizb arrested in Baramulla, claims Police
- January 09, 2018

Sopore police has solved a murder mystery case of a goldsmith by arresting four accused persons involved in the crime. Giving details, he said that the accused forcibly lifted Tariq Ahmed Malik (32), son of Ghulam Rasool of Kalaroos Kupwara, in his vehicle soon around 7:30 pm after he closed his shop at Chotta Bazar Sopore on Dec 26. (more...)