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GeekWire: Amazon extends Prime credit card benefits to Whole Foods purchases GeekWire: Amazon extends Prime credit card benefits to Whole Foods purchases
- February 20, 2018

Amazon customers who have the Amazon Prime Store Card - not the Amazon Rewards Visa credit card - won't earn money back at Whole Foods. Non-Prime members with the Rewards Visa Card will get three per cent back on their Whole Foods Market purchases, on top of the three per cent they already receive on all Amazon.com purchases, the two per cent on restaurants, gas stations, and drugstores, and the one per cent back on other purchases. (more...)
One of the world's fastest on-screen keyboards has been discontinued One of the world's fastest on-screen keyboards has been discontinued
- February 20, 2018

As or now, are you still using the Swype keyboard app on iOS? The statement from Nuance reads, "Nuance will no longer be updating the Swype +Dragon keyboard for Android ". Besides, a lot of feature updates are being rolled out to the app every now and then. After several years of helping smartphone users with typing seamlessly using one hand, Nuance confirmed that it is discontinuing Swype support immediately. (more...)
Samsung new SSD hard drive is industry's biggest at 30 TB Samsung new SSD hard drive is industry's biggest at 30 TB
- February 20, 2018

It's the most storage ever crammed into the 2.5-inch form factor, and is designed for enterprise customers looking to move away from the mechanical parts of your standard disk-based hard drive. The record-breaking drive is the industry's largest SAS SSD; indeed, even its 40 GB of DRAM alone is more flash than some smartphones and tablets are shipping with in storage today. (more...)
Google Tez App Allows the Users To Pay Bills Without Transaction Charges Google Tez App Allows the Users To Pay Bills Without Transaction Charges
- February 20, 2018

Google had announced the bill payments feature in December, 2018. Customers will see different billers depending on their city and region, and users can also search for them by name. Google is also allowing users to select a biller by name. "There, you'll be able to view all past payments grouped by biller, as well as manage bills from multiple accounts", the company said in its blog post. (more...)
'Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia' coming soon to a bookstore near you 'Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia' coming soon to a bookstore near you
- February 20, 2018

Out of all of the things that the company did to mark the 30th anniversary of Super Mario Bros ., there was one item that you couldn't usually get your hands on unless you lived in Japan - The Super Mario Bros. "Track the evolution of the Goomba, witness the introduction of Yoshi, and relive your favorite levels", the book's listing reads on Amazon . The original Super Mario Bros . (more...)
Battery temperature can slow down Pixel 2's rapid charge Battery temperature can slow down Pixel 2's rapid charge
- February 20, 2018

This new issue came to light after users started reporting issues through Google's Pixel User Community as well as on Reddit . That means the Google Pixel 2 XL when shows "Charging rapidly", isn't always charging the phone at that speed. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus Specifications and Press Photos Leaked Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus Specifications and Press Photos Leaked
- February 20, 2018

The app will also function as an instant messaging service and may come with the same messaging features that are found on Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp, according to Android Authority . Samsung "Uhssup" will make its first public appearance on February 25 during the Galaxy S9 unveiling and the social network will launch on March 16. (more...)
Google discloses security flaw in Edge browser that Microsoft hasn't yet fixed Google discloses security flaw in Edge browser that Microsoft hasn't yet fixed
- February 20, 2018

However, Microsoft's implementation of ACG in Edge uses a separate process for the just-in-time (JIT) compiler for JavaScript, and that is where the point of entry exists for attackers. Microsoft has failed to fix a patch at that time so Google took the responsibility and revealed the details of the vulnerability to the public. "ACG is supposed to head off remote code execution attacks before they can make any headway", explained Sophos's Paul Ducklin in a blog post . (more...)
Mega Man Collection 1 + 2 coming to Switch in May Mega Man Collection 1 + 2 coming to Switch in May
- February 20, 2018

Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 + 2 will set you back $39.99 at retail and comes complete with a special 30th anniversary cleaning cloth (note that Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 is not on the card, but comes as a digital download). Mega Man Legacy Collection also has a big gallery of concept art and box design, including the original Mega Man box art. Series veterans know that Mega Man is all about the heat of the moment-to-moment gameplay, though. (more...)
Watch this electric hypercar do 0-60 in less than 2 seconds Watch this electric hypercar do 0-60 in less than 2 seconds
- February 20, 2018

This is made possible by the car's lightweight, all-carbon body and two 40kW electric motors sends a combined 429 hp and 563 lb-ft of torque to all four wheels. How on earth engineering has become so refined and sophisticated that it has managed to shave off more than 1 second must either be pure triumph of humankind, or mere sorcery. (more...)
Korean 'Iron Man' Kim wins historic Olympic skeleton gold Korean 'Iron Man' Kim wins historic Olympic skeleton gold
- February 19, 2018

Wearing an Iron Man-style helmet and red race suit, the 23-year old rocketed past the finish line at over 125 kilometers per hour, winning by a whopping one-point-63 seconds over silver medalist Nikita Tregubov, an Olympic Athlete from Russian Federation. (more...)
Nokia 4 with Snapdragon 450 SoC to launch at MWC 2018 Nokia 4 with Snapdragon 450 SoC to launch at MWC 2018
- February 19, 2018

Under this initiative, Airtel offers 4G smartphones at affordable rates with different subscription plans. Nokia devices , he said, have "a solid brand resonance amongst customers", which is why, Airtel believes that "the partnership offers a great proposition to customers" looking for quality devices at great prices. (more...)
(AMD) Insider Sells $1157000.00 in Stock
- February 18, 2018

Overall, 30.26 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average trading volume of 52.78 Million shares. About 53.42M shares traded or 1.40% up from the average. (NASDAQ:AMD) for 61,017 shares. Monetary Management Grp Incorporated holds 0.03% or 850 shares in its portfolio. The number of shares now owned by investors are 957.12 mln. (more...)
Japan's Hanyu wins skating gold, receives chorus of Poohs Japan's Hanyu wins skating gold, receives chorus of Poohs
- February 18, 2018

And it was on full display Friday, when he failed to land a single clean jump in the individual competition and fell to 17th out of the 24 skaters to advance. Chen was.42 points back in fifth. Heartbreak to redemption. Disaster to triumph. Hanyu 's Sochi triumph had elevated him to cult status in Japan, and his exploits in South Korea will only serve to propel his standing even further. (more...)
Facebook: Two-factor authentication spam was caused by a bug Facebook: Two-factor authentication spam was caused by a bug
- February 18, 2018

This gave rise to speculation that Facebook was trying to increase user engagement However, Facebook has now responded to the issue saying that it was a bug, and that such notifications were not meant to be sent. A lot of people are suggesting the Facebook SMS spam is a bug. Software engineer Gabriel Lewis said this week that after he activated the security measure with his cellphone number, he began to receive not just one-time login tokens as expected, but texts from Facebook with links to ... (more...)
Inside Karan Johar's Valentine Singles Party! Inside Karan Johar's Valentine Singles Party!
- February 18, 2018

Karan Johar's tee shirt also had a powerful message and read "no space for lovers". (Source: Instagram) Karan Johar strikes a pose with Sussanne Khan. His birthday party was held at the Pataudi palace, which was attended by Karisma Kapoor and her kids, Kareena's parents Babita and Randhir Kapoor, uncle Karan Kapoor and Amrita Arora and family. (more...)
Apple Grabs Majority Of Smartphone Revs Apple Grabs Majority Of Smartphone Revs
- February 18, 2018

The smartphone industry has managed to increase pricing and revenues despite a decrease in volumes. The Korean firm's wide range has made it the world's biggest smartphone manufacturer, with a global market share of around 21.9 per cent, compared to Apple's 15.2 per cent, according to market research firm TrendForce. (more...)
Dutch Parliament poised to approve motion recognizing Armenian Genocide Dutch Parliament poised to approve motion recognizing Armenian Genocide
- February 18, 2018

According to RTL Nieuws, when Germany officially recognized the Armenian genocide, there were what are now considered to be state-sponsored protests in Turkey. The Turkish government insists that this was not a planned genocide, but a war situation. "When this is the case, it is not possible to approve initiatives politicizing the issue of 1915 events and taking it out of its historical and legal context to which Turkey ... (more...)
Apple says new apps must support the iPhone X Super Retina display Apple says new apps must support the iPhone X Super Retina display
- February 18, 2018

Your only hope is to find a way to delete the message or email from another device to free your iPhone from its cycle of trying and failing to load the character. Mobile World suggests that, in that case, users wait for the device to reboot itself automatically, because forcing it to do so may result in a bootloop. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation ignored tip informing of Florida shooter's… Federal Bureau of Investigation ignored tip informing of Florida shooter's…
- February 18, 2018

According to BuzzFeed , FBI officials declined to say if they had confirmed that the person operating the YouTube account is the same person that allegedly carried out the shooting . But they can not turn to more intrusive techniques, such as requesting a wiretap or internet communications, without higher levels of approval and a more solid basis to suspect a crime. (more...)
Protesters call for stricter gun laws in wake of Florida school shooting Protesters call for stricter gun laws in wake of Florida school shooting
- February 18, 2018

She also condemned the National Rifle Association, which opposes laws that it says violate gun owners' rights. It was from the point of view of a teacher. Some of the foundation's grants also went to elementary and middle schools. Those talking about how we should have not ostracized him, you didn't know this kid. (more...)
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) PT Set at $105.00 by Royal Bank of Canada
- February 18, 2018

The SI to Intest Corporation's float is 0.61%. Hefty Wealth Partners now owns 1,648 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $113,000 after buying an additional 653 shares during the last quarter. research analysts forecast that Microsoft will post 3.64 EPS for the current fiscal year. First Allied Advisory Services reported 324,799 shares or 1.04% of all its holdings. (more...)
LG's next flagship reportedly launching in June LG's next flagship reportedly launching in June
- February 18, 2018

This new smartphone, LG Judy is probably the successor of the LG G6 , which will not be named G7 as it was firstly reported . Having a Snapdragon 845 processor on board would also help on the efficiency front, not to mention speed, as we've seen from the early benchmarks we ran on Qualcomm's new chip. (more...)
Atari Enters Crypto Fray with Token for Gamers Atari Enters Crypto Fray with Token for Gamers
- February 18, 2018

The Pong Token, on the other hand, will be deployed as digital currency for online casinos. "Given our technological strengths with the development studios and the global reputation of the Atari brand, we have the opportunity to position ourselves attractively in this sector". (more...)
Terry sets his sights on the top job at Chelsea
- February 18, 2018

And the Bluebirds made the opportunity count with a slim 1-0 home win over Middlesbrough. Villa are now a point clear of Derby and Cardiff in the battle for automatic promotion, with the Rams having played a game more, but boss Steve Bruce is preparing for a tough battle at Craven Cottage . (more...)
GTA Online is Offering an In-Game $250K Bonus and Tax Rebate GTA Online is Offering an In-Game $250K Bonus and Tax Rebate
- February 18, 2018

Stress not on this sunny Los Santos afternoon, as the San Andreas Treasury Department is treating GTA Online players to $250,000-worth of free cash. But remember that it goes both ways - until you've wiped them out completely, they can always come back. That's a heck of a lot of spending you'll need to do to rack up that amount in rebates. (more...)
Groves beats Eubank Jr to retain WBA super middle belt Groves beats Eubank Jr to retain WBA super middle belt
- February 18, 2018

The tournament's No 1 seed showed his size, experience and skill, controlling the pace from the start and dealing with nearly everything Eubank Jr threw at him, even in a frenetic finish that saw Groves dislocate his shoulder. Click on the main image to view more photos from Chris's meeting with the players and watch Chris, alongside former United player and Huddersfield manager Andy Ritchie and ESPN journalist Rob Dawson, preview Saturday's FA Cup trip and Eubank's big fight against ... (more...)
Trump visits emergency workers who responded to school shooting Trump visits emergency workers who responded to school shooting
- February 18, 2018

It hasn't hit me yet". While Trump commended the medical staff for doing an "incredible" job and said, "It's sad something like that could happen", he ignored a shouted question about gun control laws and simply walked into another room. (more...)
Russian meddling in United States election beyond dispute, says Trump adviser Russian meddling in United States election beyond dispute, says Trump adviser
- February 18, 2018

USA president later tweeted that his team did not collude with Moscow. "So I would just say that we would love to have a cyber dialogue when Russian Federation is honest". "Absurd? Yes. But this is the modern American political reality", she added, in the first official reaction from Moscow. But it took Trump until January 2017 - months after the intelligence community publicly asserted that conclusion - to make clear that he believes that Russian entities tried to sway the election. (more...)
Google is Offering Google is Offering "Loyal Nexus Owners" 20% Off the Pixel 2/2XL
- February 18, 2018

In addition to the warmer temps, many Pixel 2 handset owners are reporting decreased battery life, some saying it is now "terrible" after the updates, others seemingly with less severe impacts. This 20 percent discount for loyal Nexus owners goes into effect upon clicking the "Shop Now" link in the email, which takes them to the Google Store. (more...)