Technology


Pacemakers able to be hacked, shut off Pacemakers able to be hacked, shut off
- September 06, 2017

Concerns about the possibility of hacking a pacemaker are nothing new. Pacemaker brands from Abbott - the Accent, Anthem, Accent MRI, Accent ST, Assurity, and Allure - are included in the recall . Now, 465,000 people in the USA with these implanted devices must visit their healthcare provider to receive a firmware update that can fix the vulnerabilities. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Hits 10 Million Copies Sold PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Hits 10 Million Copies Sold
- September 06, 2017

The game, which sees 100 players compete in a Battle Royale-esque scenario across a huge 8km x 8km island, was first released on 23 March 2017, making its incredible success even more remarkable. Many of these items end up on the Steam Marketplace for sale. Another growth area for PUBG will be additional platforms. Capcom today confirmed Resident Evil 7 biohazard Gold Edition will be coming to retail and digital on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, alongside the remaining DLC for the ... (more...)
Nintendo Switch Being Held Back By Nintendo? Nintendo Switch Being Held Back By Nintendo?
- September 06, 2017

To put that into perspective, the Switch is significantly outpacing the PlayStation 4's debut, which took more than twice as long to record 1.5 million sales. The fact that the Switch sold a lot faster than the PS4 in Japan might sound surprising, given the enormous popularity of Sony's console. And in week 7, the Switch held steady with 45,673 units sold, while the PS4 had dropped to 13,401 units. (more...)
Star India outbids Facebook, Sony to win $3.5b IPL deal Star India outbids Facebook, Sony to win $3.5b IPL deal
- September 06, 2017

Minutes after Star India was announced as the victor of the Indian Premier League (IPL) media rights for the next five seasons on Monday, employees of the network were already feeling the pressure. Facebook Inc's $600 million losing bid to buy the streaming rights to a hugely popular cricket tournament in India shows the social network is willing to spend big bucks for high-profile sporting events to keep users engaged on its platform. (more...)
NIA arrests 2 'habitual stone-pelters' from Kashmir NIA arrests 2 'habitual stone-pelters' from Kashmir
- September 06, 2017

The KHCBA and Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA), an amalgam of various trade organisations, have condemned the move, alleging that it was aimed at persecuting the Kashmiri leadership for its espousing the "cause" of the people. The NIA visited Srinagar in May to probe the alleged funding by Pakistan for illegal activities in Kashmir, and questioned several separatist leaders on the issue of raising, collecting and transferring funds via the Hawala route and other channels to fund terror ... (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Shares Sold by Bp Plc
- September 06, 2017

Hhr Asset Management Llc decreased Adobe Sys Inc (ADBE) stake by 3.36% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The Redwood Investments Llc holds 41,443 shares with $4.27 million value, down from 47,113 last quarter. Jefferies began new coverage on Adobe Systems Incorporated giving the company a "buy" rating. The original version of this report can be accessed at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/adobe-systems-incorporated-adbe-stock-rating-reaffirmed-by-robert-w-baird/1572239.html. (more...)
Oxygen OS Open Beta for OnePlus 3/3T arrived Oxygen OS Open Beta for OnePlus 3/3T arrived
- September 06, 2017

Now, the company has released the latest upgrade for the Open Beta Testers Program. Security patches for the month and stability improvements are also added. Under the hood, changes include a more stable Parallel apps experience, Global Positioning System accuracy improvement for Weather, and loading times improvements for the Gallery app. (more...)
Apple kills off its annual music festival in London after 10 years Apple kills off its annual music festival in London after 10 years
- September 06, 2017

About Making Comments on our Site: Patently Apple reserves the right to post, dismiss or edit any comments. The annual festival famously offered free gigs to Apple users at Camden's Roundhouse and Koko, featuring some of the industry's biggest names including Ed Sheeran, Harry Styles and Florence + The Machine. (more...)
Xbox One X Receives Conflicting Sales Predictions Xbox One X Receives Conflicting Sales Predictions
- September 06, 2017

Running in native 4K, Xbox One X claims to have faster load times and will support all Xbox One features, including controllers and other accessories from the original Xbox One and the Xbox One S. A lot of people tweet me and say 'you can't do this because of fairness, ' and we understand that. Microsoft will "coach" developers and studios to make sure they add the feature responsibly - because there's a potential for imbalance problems to occur. (more...)
Inspired Kia Picanto Launches At Frankfurt Inspired Kia Picanto Launches At Frankfurt
- September 06, 2017

The mid-cycle facelift brings limited changes to the overall exterior design, a nip and tuck that brings new graphics for the headlights and taillights, while the bumpers have also been subjected to subtle modifications. The cabin boasts quilted seats in black leather with grey contrast stitching and embroidered GT Line emblems, satin chrome trim elements and special gearshift paddles. (more...)
Louise Linton Apologizes For 'Indefensible' Instagram Post Louise Linton Apologizes For 'Indefensible' Instagram Post
- September 06, 2017

When asked what it felt like to be on the receiving end of such a negative backlash, Linton said that "it was scary and surreal but it forced me to take a deep look at what I had done". The Treasury Department's inspector general opened an investigation after an ethics watchdog group alleged that Mnuchin and Linton may have planned the trip around viewing last month's solar eclipse , thus using government resources for personal purposes. (more...)
Lilium gets $90 million funding to build VTOL flying taxis Lilium gets $90 million funding to build VTOL flying taxis
- September 06, 2017

Speaking on the topic, Wiegand added, "We want to be the leading company enabling every person to take a jet instead of using the auto and be five times faster to their destination..." The cars could travel up to 186 miles per hour. The Munich-based startup was founded by four entrepreneurs in 2015, with a patented mini aircraft capable of taking off and landing vertically (like a helicopter); it can also fly like a plane once airborne. (more...)
New Oppo A71 Android Smartphone Announced New Oppo A71 Android Smartphone Announced
- September 06, 2017

The display is HD TFT and the resolution of the screen is 720×1280 pixels. The handset's 3,000mAh battery is not a large one, however, it is enough to take users through the day on a single charge. Box contents include the Oppo A71, In-ear earphones, micro USB cable, SIM ejector tool, a case for the phone, and documentation. Internal storage of the phone Oppo A71 is 16GB. (more...)
Lenovo compromised laptop users' security to deliver ads, authorities allege Lenovo compromised laptop users' security to deliver ads, authorities allege
- September 06, 2017

The software, known as VisualDiscovery delivered pop up ads to hundreds of thousands of the company's products. Iowa Part of $3.5M Multistate Settlement with Lenovo over Installation of Hacker-Vulnerable Software on Laptop PCs. " Lenovo compromised consumers' privacy when it preloaded software that could access consumers' sensitive information without adequate notice or consent to its use", said Acting FTC Chairman Maureen K. (more...)
The second-generation Nissan Leaf is official The second-generation Nissan Leaf is official
- September 06, 2017

THE 2017 Nissan Leaf battery-electric vehicle has been unveiled in Tokyo with a 400km range in standard form - giving it slightly longer legs than a Tesla Model 3 . Still, all Leafs are also equipped with a traditional brake pedal. The all-electric family hatchback will go on sale in January after the first generation shifted more than 283,000 cars in seven years. (more...)
ZTE Axon Multy to revive dual screen clamshell ZTE Axon Multy to revive dual screen clamshell
- September 06, 2017

The device, said to be similar in concept to the Kyocera Echo from several years back, will be a horizontal clamshell of sorts that folds along a vertical axis. ZTE's creation will reportedly be sold for $650 and marketed primarily as a media consumption device. In other words, the device, slated to be less than 10 millimeters thick when closed, can go from a smartphone to a tablet and vice-versa at will. (more...)
No, there's not going to be a Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 chipset No, there's not going to be a Qualcomm Snapdragon 836 chipset
- September 06, 2017

Both XDA-Developers and Android Police have confirmed with their sources, which XDA-Developers calls "extremely reliable", and Qualcomm reportedly has no plans to release a Snapdragon 836. However, until the successors are officially launched we would have to do with whatever we get regarding Pixel 2 and Pixel Xl 2 . The upcoming Snapdragon 836 SoC is believed to be used by a few flagships slated to be launched in the coming months. (more...)
Facebook said to offer hundreds of millions for music rights Facebook said to offer hundreds of millions for music rights
- September 06, 2017

Music owners have been negotiating with Facebook for months in search of a solution, and Facebook has promised to build a system to identify and tag music that infringes copyrights. Facebook Watch will also surface suggestions about videos that are relevant the ones that the user has previously watched . The soon-to-be revenue from Facebook into the music industry follows a period of significant growth for the sector, namely from on-demand streaming services as Apple Music and ... (more...)
Comparable Company Analysis: Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST), Halcon Resources Corporation (HK)
- September 06, 2017

About 562,739 shares traded. Ross Stores, Inc. ( ROST ) has risen 12.03% since September 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.67% the S&P500. 1,266 are owned by Whittier Trust Of Nevada. The fund owned 1,667,592 shares of the apparel retailer's stock after buying an additional 36,700 shares during the period. (more...)
MINI to unleash Cooper GP concept at Frankfurt MINI to unleash Cooper GP concept at Frankfurt
- September 06, 2017

MINI declined to say what powers the concept but the company says the model is "driving fun in its purest form". The Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept will officially debut at this year's Frankfurt motor show alongside a host of other hotly anticipated models. (more...)
ZTE launches the Blade A2S with 3GB of RAM in China ZTE launches the Blade A2S with 3GB of RAM in China
- September 06, 2017

Availability details for a global launch aren't revealed as yet. The smartphone has the fingerprint scanner on the back above which rests a 13MP camera . The listing doesn't specify the Android version on which the device runs. For selfies, there's a 5MP camera at the front. The camera supports Phase Detection Auto Focus and HDR processing and is capable of clicking panorama shots. (more...)
Android One returns as Google partners Xiaomi for Mi A1 Android One returns as Google partners Xiaomi for Mi A1
- September 06, 2017

The company Xiaomi is competing with the top brands of popular smart devices in the market such as Samsung and Apple along with the home country's brands like Vivo, OPPO and Huawei for gaining the tremendous attention of users from other countries like Russian Federation and India. (more...)
Malaysia Exports Surge More Than Forecast In July
- September 06, 2017

Despite better-than-expected export performance, United Overseas Bank's (Malaysia) economist Julia Goh was holding export forecast for August at 18 percent. Exports of agriculture goods increased by 14.8% to RM6.42bil and constituted 8.2% of Malaysia's total exports. The International Trade and Industry Ministry said it is the third straight month growth for both exports and imports. (more...)
YouTube Live improves latency and adds native iOS support YouTube Live improves latency and adds native iOS support
- September 06, 2017

Google announced an update to YouTube Live today that adds a couple of new features to the company's live-streaming service. To change your live stream latency in stream now, go to youtube.com/live_dashboard Stream Options Stream Optimizations select a stream latency option save your changes . (more...)
Randy Pitchford Suggests Most of Gearbox Working On Borderlands 3 Randy Pitchford Suggests Most of Gearbox Working On Borderlands 3
- September 06, 2017

Now we go with the numbers. He mentioned that combining the people at the studio's headquarters in Texas and the studio in Quebec, as well as contractors and third party outsourced workers, there's around four hundred people working for the studio, and that about 90 per cent of these are all working on Borderlands 3 . (more...)
Honda could owe you $500 after defective air bag settlement Honda could owe you $500 after defective air bag settlement
- September 06, 2017

As part of Friday's settlement, Honda will create a fund of nearly $200 million to expand its efforts to reach owners who haven't responded to recall notices , or who haven't been located. Takata inflators can explode with excessive force, unleashing metal shrapnel inside cars and trucks. About 16.5 million people could be affected. Under the deal, Honda would get credit for the $121 million it spent on rental cars for customers who had to wait for parts. (more...)
UM Renegade Commando Mojave, Commando Classic launched UM Renegade Commando Mojave, Commando Classic launched
- September 06, 2017

UM International LLC has introduced brand new Renegade Commando Classic and Renegade Commando Mojave in collaboration with Lohia Auto to ignite the passion for its riders by taking their biking experience to completely different level. (more...)
Huawei, Microsoft expand cloud app partnership Huawei, Microsoft expand cloud app partnership
- September 06, 2017

Huawei has laid out its ambitions for its cloud business, revealing it expects to form a global cloud alliance with operators and is confident it can become a major global cloud player in its own right. He went on to explain Huawei's business model for the cloud, emphasizing that Huawei will monetize technology and services, not data. Huawei announced its cloud strategy at last year's Connect event and discussed it further at an April analyst conference in Shenzhen, where the company is ... (more...)
Fig Check-In: The Good Life Fig Check-In: The Good Life
- September 06, 2017

In The Good Life , players control Naomi, a photographer from NY. It will tell the story of NY photographer Naomi, who travels to a sleepy British town called Rainy Woods - the "happiest place in the world" - where all the residents inexplicably turn into cats during the night. (more...)
Mercedes-AMG reveals overhauled S63 and S65 performance cars Mercedes-AMG reveals overhauled S63 and S65 performance cars
- September 06, 2017

After the S-Class saloon, it's now the S-Class Coupe and Cabriolet that receive a mid-cycle refresh. Both the Cabriolet and Coupe do have a revised front and rear fascia, with each variant having their own changes. Thanks to the wonders of all-wheel drive traction, the S63 dispatches the 0-62mph sprint in a preposterous 3.5 seconds. If you're after the S-Class S560 Cabriolet , this is just as quick - although it's slightly less efficient, returning 32.4mpg. (more...)