Technology


Choosing Between General Electric Company (GE) and Ford Motor Company (F)
- February 17, 2018

Kingfisher Capital Llc bought 22,040 shares as the company's stock declined 18.29% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 93,783 shares of the auto manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.12M, down from 429,915 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Facebook could be fined $156 million by Belgium for breaching privacy laws Facebook could be fined $156 million by Belgium for breaching privacy laws
- February 17, 2018

Facebook has been ordered to stop tracking web users without consent, by a court in Belgium. Facebook , which will be fined €250,000 euros a day or up to €100 million if it does not comply with the court's judgement, said in a statement it would appeal the ruling. (more...)
Subaru Ascent pricing to start at $32970; on sale summer Subaru Ascent pricing to start at $32970; on sale summer
- February 17, 2018

According to the trim level chosen (Convenience, Touring, Limited and Premier), we can notably add a heated steering wheel, heated second-row seats, ventilated front seats, leather upholstery, a 14-speaker Harman Kardon stereo, 20-inch wheels, a panoramic sunroof and a power-operated tailgate. (more...)
Xbox One Deals For Every Gamer Xbox One Deals For Every Gamer
- February 17, 2018

There is speculation that there are many cheaters going unpunished, and as a result, people are beginning to stop playing the game. New data from anti-cheat software BattlEye reveals that 99 percent of accounts banned for cheating are from China, according to YouxiStory . (more...)
Black Panther stars are in the Motherland! Black Panther stars are in the Motherland!
- February 17, 2018

Wow, that's a lot! For one example, one of the biggest criticisms of the Marvel Studios movies has been that their villains are often not memorable. "You know, I have gotta learn these lines, I gotta work on this accent... seeing how the movement, how it's taken on a life of its own, I realized that they anticipated something great". (more...)
Gunfight breaks out in Indian-controlled Kashmir Gunfight breaks out in Indian-controlled Kashmir
- February 17, 2018

An encounter between security forces and terrorists is underway in Jammu and Kashmir's Palhalan area of Baramulla's Pattan on Friday. Only one militant is inside the house who is believed to be local and affiliated with Hizb outfit since many years. (more...)
Trump to address Florida school shooting Trump to address Florida school shooting
- February 17, 2018

On Wednesday , a mass shooting took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida . President Donald Trump on Thursday addressed a grieving nation once again gripped by the horrific violence of a school shooting, this time in Parkland, Florida , where at least 17 people inside a high school were killed the day before. (more...)
Pixel 2 owners report warm temps, low battery life after update Pixel 2 owners report warm temps, low battery life after update
- February 17, 2018

Coming to the Google Pixel 2 XL , the 64GB storage variant of the device is available for Rs 54,999, down from its regular price of Rs 64,999 and the 128GB storage variant is available for Rs 63,999, down from its regular price of Rs 73,999. (more...)
People Keep Running Into the Fancy Glass at Apple Park People Keep Running Into the Fancy Glass at Apple Park
- February 17, 2018

Apparently, Apple workers keep walking into Apple Park's nifty glass walls. We all know how important design is to Apple, which could account for why they didn't put safety markings on the glass. Employees at Apple's brand new Apple Park " Spaceship " campus are the masterminds behind some of the world's most advanced consumer technology. "The achievement is to make a building where so many people can connect and collaborate and walk and talk". (more...)
Google shares close higher as tech giant details IoT platform, Xively purchase Google shares close higher as tech giant details IoT platform, Xively purchase
- February 17, 2018

Google has officially announced their takeover of Xively Internet of Things (IoT) business from LogMeIn, this Thursday. Google has revealed it will acquire remote desktop software firm LogMeIn's Xively Internet of Things (IoT) platform for a hefty $ 50 million (£35 million). (more...)
Kia reveals new Ceed with level 2 autonomy Kia reveals new Ceed with level 2 autonomy
- February 16, 2018

Rear-seat passengers have more shoulder room, too, and the 395-litre boot is larger than a Golf's. This "Level Two" semi-autonomous driving feature provides acceleration, braking and steering assistance, allowing the auto to track a vehicle in front at speeds of up to 130km/h. (more...)
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach to visit North Korea after Winter Olympics International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach to visit North Korea after Winter Olympics
- February 16, 2018

This is extremely unusual because the two countries-and their citizens-have been separated by one of the most heavily armed borders in the world since the 1950s. File image of impersonators of theNorth Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and US President Donald Trump. "So the maximum pressure campaign is going to continue and intensify". (more...)
Celebrating Valentine's Day (or not) Celebrating Valentine's Day (or not)
- February 16, 2018

Valentine's Day can also be a day to celebrate the love you have for your friends and family too. If you both agree you could care less about it, great! Whether it be by fully embracing the "Treat Yo 'Self" attitude (thank you , "Parks and Recreation", for that iconic episode) or sending a Candygram to a friend on campus, everyone deserves to be reminded of the impression they have left on someone's heart. (more...)
PlayStation VR headsets and bundles getting huge sales starting Feb.18 PlayStation VR headsets and bundles getting huge sales starting Feb.18
- February 16, 2018

It's now returning once again, from February 18 to March 3. The PlayStation VR headset , more commonly called the PSVR, gives PS4 owners a way to play their favorite games in an immersive environment. The discounts come as the PlayStation VR goes from strength-to-strength. The Gran Turismo bundle is by far the best option here since it's the cheapest way in. (more...)
New trailer for 'Ready Player One' invites us into the Oasis New trailer for 'Ready Player One' invites us into the Oasis
- February 16, 2018

We are getting closer and closer to the release of Ready Player One in theaters. This newest look at the movie, titled "Come With Me", is set to a slow cover of "Pure Imagination" made famous by Gene Wilder in 1971's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (which means we now fully expect some Oompa Loompas to be one of the thousands of Easter Eggs included in the movie). (more...)
Samsung's first Galaxy S9 ads tease insane camera abilities Samsung's first Galaxy S9 ads tease insane camera abilities
- February 16, 2018

Meanwhile, 9to5Google reported that the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are likely to sport stereo speakers. They are actively working on a new build, so it could be days or weeks before we see a new release . From there, you'd reportedly be able to customise your character by swapping out various hairstyles or clothes, before sharing full-body emoji with friends and family. (more...)
Florida shooter belonged to white supremacist group: rights group Florida shooter belonged to white supremacist group: rights group
- February 16, 2018

At a press conference Thursday afternoon, the Broward County sheriff said a connection was "not confirmed at this time", but that law enforcement was still investigating. 4chan, an online forum with a heavy concentration of alt-right users, hosted discussions of Cruz's involvement with the group in 2017 and early 2018. (more...)
Senate Hurriedly Adjourns Plenary Due to Fire Outbreak Senate Hurriedly Adjourns Plenary Due to Fire Outbreak
- February 16, 2018

Men of the fire service were said to have responded promptly to avert any escalation of the fire. As a result of this, plenary was adjourned to next week. As at press time, efforts were ongoing to put off the fire, while senators stood outside waiting for it to subside for plenary to commence. How can anybody say that all is well and that we should continue as if the situation is normal under this heat? Senate President Bukola Saraki agreed that the chamber was actually unfriendly.He ... (more...)
Schumer expreses optimism amid contentious DACA debate Schumer expreses optimism amid contentious DACA debate
- February 16, 2018

As the bipartisan plan will be voted on, there's no assurance it will get the required 60 votes need to pass it despite some republicans co-sponsoring it. Third: The so-called Common Sense Caucus, a large bipartisan group led by Sen. Susan Collins , R-Maine, when the floor debate formally opened . Details of the legislation remained hazy as senators worked to rally co-sponsors for the bill. (more...)
'Nintendo Labo' (Switch) Reveals New Features - Trailer 'Nintendo Labo' (Switch) Reveals New Features - Trailer
- February 16, 2018

Simply hit the ignition button, turn the right handle to engage the accelerator and watch your adventure unfold on the Nintendo Switch screen, as you race to new destinations. The Decoration Set includes two types of masking tape, stencil sheets, and stickers. Nintendo Labo will be releasing in the U.S. for Switch on April 20. (more...)
Overwatch League: Shanghai Dragons Signs Female Player Geguri Overwatch League: Shanghai Dragons Signs Female Player Geguri
- February 16, 2018

Kim "Geguri" Se-Yeon is 19 years old and has been the subject of speculation regarding the league for some time. The first stage of the Overwatch League was pretty rough for the Shanghai Dragons , but they've added a few pieces to make things go smoother next stage. (more...)
Blazers knock Warriors out of first place Blazers knock Warriors out of first place
- February 16, 2018

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr returned toward holding his clipboard and leading the huddles. As a team, the Trailblazers shot 40 percent from the field and nine of 25 from the three-point line as they jumped out to the early lead until the Jazz took over in the 38-19 third quarter to lead by as many as 20 points. (more...)
Florida Shooting: Student Jokes About A 'Round 2' of Attacks Florida Shooting: Student Jokes About A 'Round 2' of Attacks
- February 16, 2018

Police and school administrators quickly identified the student. "Round 2 of Florida tomorrow", the post said. It's nearly beyond words. a freshman at a SC high school posted a photo of himself wearing a mask and holding what looks like an assault rifle with the caption, "Round 2 of Florida tomorrow". (more...)
Google Family Link app helps parents manage kids' devices Google Family Link app helps parents manage kids' devices
- February 16, 2018

It is designed specifically for the Android Go phone users and will be available for download from Google Play Store . This makes Gmail Go nearly half in size than the regular Gmail app which is in use for past many years. Gmail Go also blocks spam even before it goes to your Inbox, but of course you won't be able to see those that were accidentally marked as spam. The app also groups emails from all IMAP, POP3, and Exchange accounts under one roof. (more...)
Nokia is launching a 'strategic review' of its health business Nokia is launching a 'strategic review' of its health business
- February 15, 2018

Nokia said in statement the review "may or may not result in any transaction or other changes". Nokia is in the midst of a massive re-structuring in the wake of its 2016 acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent, and in addition to the strategic review of the digital health unit has also begun cutting jobs, with up to 425 positions reportedly to be cut this year in Finland. (more...)
South Africa's parliament speaker receives Zuma's letter of resignation South Africa's parliament speaker receives Zuma's letter of resignation
- February 15, 2018

Zuma resigned from office late Wednesday, preventing a motion of no confidence in him, after being recalled by the ANC earlier in the week. Speaking during a media briefing with other opposition parties, Malema said no motion of the ANC would be considered before that of the Red Berets. (more...)
Cadence Design Systems (NASDAQ:CDNS) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance
- February 15, 2018

It has outperformed by 2.32% the S&P500. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale increased its stake in Cadence Design System Inc ( CDNS ) by 6.34% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NASDAQ:CDNS) was sold by SHOVEN JOHN B on Monday, January 8. 71 funds opened positions while 115 raised stakes. The software maker reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.39. (more...)
Google's Project Fi expands worldwide coverage to 170 countries Google's Project Fi expands worldwide coverage to 170 countries
- February 15, 2018

If your Gmail account includes messages (maybe from your airline) about an upcoming worldwide trip, it'll now automatically notify you if your Fi account will work at your destination. Texts are free while calls are 20 cents a minute. Project Fi will now let you know whether you're covered on your next trip based on your upcoming worldwide flights from Gmail. (more...)
Saturday Ratings: PyeongChang Winter Olympics Catch Up to Sochi Saturday Ratings: PyeongChang Winter Olympics Catch Up to Sochi
- February 15, 2018

International Olympic Committee spokesperson Mark Adams told multiple outlets that "maintaining secure operations is our goal", adding that, "we are making sure our systems are secure, and they are secure", according to Reuters . Russia , which has been formally banned from the Winter Olympics over its doping program, has already tried to get ahead of speculation that Russia-based hackers may have been behind the attack. (more...)
Mercedes-AMG GT Four-Door Nears Its Official Unveiling Mercedes-AMG GT Four-Door Nears Its Official Unveiling
- February 15, 2018

As the G-Class and its high-performance variants aged, sales went nowhere but up. Focusing on the adjustment, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Facelift features updated trim/ upholstery and modified system for voice control. In "Sport" and "Sport Plus", the transmission engages a double-declutching function for "an even more emotional driving experience", said Mercedes in its release. (more...)