• Nokia 8 Sirocco: HMD Global's new flagship unveiled
Nokia 8 Sirocco: HMD Global's new flagship unveiled

It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, which is paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of flash storage . And there's clearly emphasis drawn to the battery life, where it can go for more than 20 days between charges or 8 hours of making calls.

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  • Geely chairman builds US$9 billion stake in Germany's Daimler
Geely chairman builds US$9 billion stake in Germany's Daimler

The founder and owner of Geely - the company which has prestigious brands like Volvo, Polestar, Lynk & Co., and Lotus under it - has acquired a $9 billion stake in Daimler . Daimler overtook homegrown rival BMW to become the world's largest luxury vehicle maker by unit sales in 2016, helped by a broad refresh of its model range and power...

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  • Next Falcon 9 Launch Delayed Until Feb 21
Next Falcon 9 Launch Delayed Until Feb 21

As the report notes , other components of the Falcon 9 are already recycled from previous missions, including a stage booster that launched the Taiwanese Formosat-5 satellite back in August 2017. Right off the bat, I'm confident that Mr. Steven is some variety of Sci-Fi reference, though off the top of my head I can't place it. It's kind of like...

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  • Black NHL Player Taunted by Racist Remarks During a Game in Chicago
Black NHL Player Taunted by Racist Remarks During a Game in Chicago

The Chicago Blackhawks earned victory number 59 Saturday night with a 7-1 blowout over the Washington Capitals . While sitting in the box, the Capitals player said , he was taunted by four Blackhawks fans who chanted, " basketball ".

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  • Burnout Paradise Remastered Coming in March
Burnout Paradise Remastered Coming in March

There hasn't been a new Burnout , however, since the release of Burnout Paradise ten years ago in 2008. After months of speculation, Electronic Arts has finally revealed that a Burnout Paradise remaster will be coming to both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One .

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  • New bug can crash iPhones with a single character
New bug can crash iPhones with a single character

A fix for the problem is on the way from Apple , which is likely to arrive ahead of the projected iOS 11 .3 mid-year update from the company. According to The Verge , sending a particular Telugu character via iMessage will cause a phone to freeze and it will also affect the Messages app on macOS as well as the Apple Watch .

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  • AJ McCarron Wins Grievance Against Bengals, Now an Unrestricted Free Agent
AJ McCarron Wins Grievance Against Bengals, Now an Unrestricted Free Agent

The arbitrator saw things McCarron's way and ruled in his favor. What's more is any potential commitment Cleveland would make to McCarron - particularly from a financial standpoint - wouldn't preclude the Browns from also selecting a quarterback first overall in the upcoming NFL Draft.

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  • New discount and price-based filters hit Steam Wishlists
New discount and price-based filters hit Steam Wishlists

Unlike in the past, Steam no longer does flash deals - all discounts will be available for the entire length of the sale. This can be frustrating when trying to find items during a large Steam sale or to finding purchases at particular prices.

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  • Snapchat introduces audience insights for creators
Snapchat introduces audience insights for creators

These users will be able to access the insights through their profile screen in the Snapchat app. The Snapchat redesign might not seem so bad for users who are just now trying out the app, but existing users find it annoying, confusing, and cluttered.

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  • Storm forecast: Up to 9 inches of snow for northern Illinois
Storm forecast: Up to 9 inches of snow for northern Illinois

Kurt Kotenberg, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Des Moines, told the Register that most of the snow fall in the morning hours fell along Highway 20. Most schools are closed. See full list here . "Please remember with all of the school closings that there will be lots of kids playing in the snow and they may not be watching!...

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  • Apple: iBoot source code leak does not impact iPhone security
Apple: iBoot source code leak does not impact iPhone security

This ensures the code on the phone that's being run originates from Apple . Motherboard was the first to report the leak of the iOS source code, which was for an iOS process named " iBoot ". The former employee apparently took "all sorts of Apple internal tools and whatnot", according to one of the individuals who had originally received the...

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  • Canada's volatile jobs survey posts biggest monthly drop since 2009
Canada's volatile jobs survey posts biggest monthly drop since 2009

Some research has suggested a reduction in hours or jobs follow mandated wage bumps, while other studies suggest no long-term connection between wage increases and dips in employment rates. It triggered a backlash among much of the business community, which is dealing with rising interest rates, stricter mortgage rules and uncertain trade relations...

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  • Democrat cites 'pattern' of USA administration refusals to testify in Russian Federation probe
Democrat cites 'pattern' of USA administration refusals to testify in Russian Federation probe

Schiff called the White House stance "unacceptable" and said the subpoena remains in effect, with Bannon's interview rescheduled for next week. Bannon previously went before the House Intel Committee and answered questions about his time serving on Trump's campaign, but kept quiet regarding his work on Trump's transition team and as part of the a...

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  • Ozone layers continues to thin
Ozone layers continues to thin

The protective layer is situated in the stratosphere region of the atmosphere and a large portion of the ozone layer is present in the lower part of the stratosphere. "The potential for harm in lower latitudes may actually be worse than at the poles", says Joanna Haigh, co-director of the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London.

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  • Amazon removes lockscreen offers and ads from Prime Exclusive phones
Amazon removes lockscreen offers and ads from Prime Exclusive phones

Beginning Wednesday, February 7, Amazon will no longer load lock screen advertisements or offers on Prime Exclusive phones. Amazon says it's making this change so consumers can take advantage of advanced features like facial recognition and fingerprint sensors.

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  • Liverpool v Tottenham - story of the match
Liverpool v Tottenham - story of the match

Mauricio Pochettino is set to have an nearly fully fit squad to choose from when Tottenham Hotspur visit Liverpool on Sunday (4 February) after Spurs revealed on their club website that both Harry Winks and Serge Aurier had returned to full training.

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  • Te'o returns to England side
Te'o returns to England side

The injury did not stop England , however, who went over again through Watson on the wing. The match will be the first time Te'o has played since October, with the New Zealand-born rugby league convert partnering Owen Farrell in the centres.

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  • A day after budget, Sensex loses 840 points, Nifty nearly 300
A day after budget, Sensex loses 840 points, Nifty nearly 300

On Thursday, the day of budget 2018 , hours before Finance Minister Jaitley started his speech, the BSE Sensex rose by 200 points in anticipation of a great news. The BSE market breadth was bearish with 498 declines and 139 advance. "Uncertainties over the execution of spendthrift budget without tampering fiscal deficit target have fuelled t...

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  • EA Calls Star Wars Battlefront II Backlash a
EA Calls Star Wars Battlefront II Backlash a "Learning Opportunity"

However, Jorgensen's comments do confirm that EA is at least planning one more game in the franchise, which may come as a surprise given just how severe the backlash was for Battlefront 2 . EA CFO Blake Jorgensen was able to explain why the publisher felt that Battlefront 2 had failed to meet its sales expectations. As games like Battlefield 1...

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  • Spotify testing out new free music streaming app called Stations
Spotify testing out new free music streaming app called Stations

When Spotify came around, people loved the option to choose music a la carte. From the Google Play Store , the app is described as such. As TechCrunch reports, the app has very limited device compatibility (the S7 Edge, S8 and Google's Pixel phones were incompatible with the app) and seems to only be available to Australian users.

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  • Monster Hunter World Sales Reached 1.35 Million Within A Week In Japan
Monster Hunter World Sales Reached 1.35 Million Within A Week In Japan

For what it's worth, Capcom targets 10 million lifetime unit sales for RE7 and it appears that this latest Resident Evil game won't hit that goal. "In just a few weeks, we'll be featuring the quest to get Ryu's set as an exclusive early opportunity to PS4 players that also have a save data file from Street Fighter V (including Street Fighter V: ...

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  • Alexa loses her voice?
Alexa loses her voice?

What's needed to send an SMS via Alexa? However, Amazon's AI assistant is still incapable of reading messages to the users. Approach your Echo device , which should be powered on and connected to your local Wi-Fi, and say, "Send an SMS to [contact name]".

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  • Orca mimics human speech
Orca mimics human speech

They also tested whether Wikie could emulate six human words or phrases, including " one two three ", "ah ah" and " Amy ". The match was also confirmed by blindfolded judges who had to listen to original and orca-produced audio samples and then decide whether the pairs sounded similar.

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  • Intel Warned Chinese Firms of 'Meltdown' Bug Before Telling US Government
Intel Warned Chinese Firms of 'Meltdown' Bug Before Telling US Government

The problem for some people, including Linus Torvalds , was that Intel's initial response was lackluster. Intel has reported issues with recently released microcode meant to address "Spectre variant 2" termed as "CVE 2017-5715 Branch Target Injection".

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  • Monster Hunter World Shipment And Digital Sales Pass 5 Million
Monster Hunter World Shipment And Digital Sales Pass 5 Million

We're curious to see what would happen if Monster Hunter: World gets a version for Nintendo Switch. Now, the important thing to remember that both Ryu and Sakura are armor sets that can't be mixed with other armor pieces. " Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that Monster Hunter: World for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment sys...

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  • Coming Next Week: Super Blue Blood Moon
Coming Next Week: Super Blue Blood Moon

While none of the upcoming events-a supermoon, blue moon, or a lunar eclipse-are particularly rare on their own, together they'll make for a lovely night of stargazing and a potent reminder of the multidimensional dance of our home amongst the stars.

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  • Majin Android 21 added to the roster
Majin Android 21 added to the roster

The roster primarily includes Dragon Ball Z characters, though there are a few introduced in the recent Dragon Ball Super-including Goku Black , Beerus , and Hit-and an entirely new character, the mysterious Android 21 , who is locked behind completion of the story mode.

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  • South Korea prosecutors are investigating Apple's iPhone battery controversy
South Korea prosecutors are investigating Apple's iPhone battery controversy

The company then issued an apology letter saying they had disappointed customers, and introduced a battery replacement program at reduced pricing. At the end of last year, disgruntled iPhone owners expressed their disappointment, after it emerged Apple had been limiting the performance of older models, confirming what many had suspected for a...

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  • Chicago Makes Top 20 List for Second Amazon Headquarters
Chicago Makes Top 20 List for Second Amazon Headquarters

Austin and Dallas have beaten out hundreds of other cities across the US and Canada-and a handful of fellow Texas locales-to be named in the twenty finalists for Amazon's new headquarters, HQ2. Officials said the new headquarters will bring an estimated 50,000 jobs. The online retailing giant said that after sorting through 238 proposals , ...

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  • Amazon launches Echo Spot in the UK
Amazon launches Echo Spot in the UK

Amazon's Alexa powered range of devices have been incredibly popular in a number of countries like the United States, the United Kingdom and Europe, it will be interesting to see if the devices are also popular in Australia and New Zealand.

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  • The bitcoin plunge is crushing crypto-craze shares
The bitcoin plunge is crushing crypto-craze shares

Bitcoin at one point lost 30 percent of its value since Tuesday, and was half its record peak of nearly US$20,000 set on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange a month ago. While many observers say the recent falls show that the bubble has burst, those backing the nascent markets say that regulation is welcomed and wild price swings to be expe...

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  • Netflix Says There Are
Netflix Says There Are "Currently No Plans" For A Nintendo Switch App

A spokesperson identifying him or herself as JF originally wrote, "Hey there!" However it seems that Nintendo isn't quite ready to jump on that bandwagon just yet, claiming that the technology isn't viable in a mainstream way just yet. To ensure that, he explained that the second year is crucial especially as Nintendo want to attract users to the S...

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  • A start-stop final session stalls India's momentum
A start-stop final session stalls India's momentum

A batsman of high pedigree, de Villiers struck six fours as he had answers to whatever Ishant, Bumrah and Ashwin bowled at him. It resumed for another 27 minutes under gloomy skies with the floodlights on before bad light ended the day. The first ball from the Morne Morkel over was pitched outside the off-stump and despite being troubled by the p...

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  • Intel cuts new deals for autonomous driving, broadcasts using AI
Intel cuts new deals for autonomous driving, broadcasts using AI

Intel still has plans for PC chips, too. But before he could jump into his almost two-hour speech about the futuristic world where one could hail helicopters or watch entertainment from the point of view of a favorite actor or athlete, Krzanich had to address the month's big tech news about his chips' security vulnerability.

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  • SpaceX reschedules Falcon Heavy test fire
SpaceX reschedules Falcon Heavy test fire

ULA is preparing to kick off its 2018 launch schedule with a Wednesday flight of a classified National Reconnaissance Office mission from California on a Delta IV rocket. SpaceX has been rapidly expanding its launch business, which includes NASA, national security and commercial missions. The NRO and military agencies typically acknowledge their ...

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  • Google Pay brings all of Google's payment platforms under one roof, mostly
Google Pay brings all of Google's payment platforms under one roof, mostly

Google says Google Pay is available now "on Airbnb , Dice, Fandango, HungryHouse , Instacart, and other apps and websites you love". While the Android Pay branding will switch over to Google Pay and the Google Wallet app will likely get a redesign and a new icon (or perhaps it will become integrated into a single Google Pay app), all of your sa...

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  • New Google Headset, Camera Aim to Spread VR Beyond Gaming
New Google Headset, Camera Aim to Spread VR Beyond Gaming

At Lenovo's press event at CES 2018 in Las Vegas today, the company introduced the Mirage Solo and Mirage Camera , for consuming and creating virtual reality content, respectively. Around to the other end, you have your volume controls and a 3.5mm headphone jack. During our limited demo, we tried the new Blade Runner: Revelations , an upcomin...

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  • Microsoft halts AMD Meltdown and Spectre patches after reports of unbootable PCs
Microsoft halts AMD Meltdown and Spectre patches after reports of unbootable PCs

Meanwhile, Microsoft said AMD customers who can't turn on their computers should run through a few troubleshooting scenarios, including booting into safe mode or even reinstalling Windows. "Once the Meltdown patches are installed, I don't see any significant security difference between Intel and AMD on these issues", he said. Intel has gone t...

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  • Saoirse Ronan wins 'Best Actress' for 'Lady Bird — GoldenGlobes
Saoirse Ronan wins 'Best Actress' for 'Lady Bird — GoldenGlobes

The writer-director of " Lady Bird ", Greta Gerwig , won best director and best screenplay as the society voted in NY on Saturday. Greta Gerwig may have been snubbed for Best Director at the 2018 Golden Globes , but in Lady Bird star Saoirse Ronan's eyes, she deserves every accolade.

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  • Airtel revises Rs 448 and Rs 509 packs to counter Jio
Airtel revises Rs 448 and Rs 509 packs to counter Jio

The four plans on which the offer is applicable those ranging between Rs 198 to Rs 498 . It has also enhanced the data limit to 1.5 GB from 1 GB for select plans, effective January 9, sources said. Starting tomorrow, Jio will add 14GB more data and 14 days additional validity for the same price. The telco now offers either 50 per cent more data ...

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  • SpaceX successfully launches secret satellite after weeks-long delay
SpaceX successfully launches secret satellite after weeks-long delay

Among the few concrete details, however, is the launch's contractor, Northrop Grumman, who was selected by the US government to find a rocket for the launch, hence the use of Falcon 9. SpaceX has previously launched a pair of national security-related missions, a spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office and the robotic X-37B space pla...

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  • Gaming peripheral icon rises from bankruptcy ashes
Gaming peripheral icon rises from bankruptcy ashes

According to CNET , a Chinese holding company largely comprised of former Mad Catz factory workers has purchased Mad Catz's assets and branding and is resurrecting the accessory manufacturer . It seems the company did indeed have another credit left to continue. What is less certain is how this new incarnation of Mad Catz will fare. Of cou...

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  • Rare 'blue supermoon' total eclipse to occur in Singapore on 31 January
Rare 'blue supermoon' total eclipse to occur in Singapore on 31 January

The first eclipse of 2018 will be a lunar one that comes at the very end of the month, on January 31. For the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, the eclipse will already be underway as the Moon rises. The moon is called supermoon when it is visible full and is at at near its closest point in its orbit around Earth. ...

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  • Nokia 3310 4G Specifications Surface on Updated TENAA Listing
Nokia 3310 4G Specifications Surface on Updated TENAA Listing

The Finnish company is planning to follow the similar strategy in 2018 as well. However, the Nokia camera app has revealed two more new phones - the Nokia 4 and the Nokia 7 Plus alongside the rumored Android One Nokia 1 . Nokia 6 (2018 ) is expected to be priced slightly higher than the Nokia 6. The upcoming Nokia 6 may still pack the...

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  • Troy homicides: Police say victims' bodies were undiscovered for 5 days
Troy homicides: Police say victims' bodies were undiscovered for 5 days

The family was found dead inside the basement apartment where they lived. Mann had been on parole. The two women were in a relationship, Tedesco said. They declined to say how the two suspects know each other. DeWolf previously declined to discuss details of the crime scene but law enforcement sources told the Albany Times Union that the vict...

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  • Look Up! A Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming in January
Look Up! A Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming in January

Another supermoon will take place on January 31, and according to NASA , it will also feature a total lunar eclipse . If "go big or go home " is your motto for ringing in the new year, you're in good company: The moon is showing up to the party too, treating skywatchers to several events in January.

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  • Near term Outlook For Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)
Near term Outlook For Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI)

The stock of Jabil Inc. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 5. Amalgamated Financial Bank stated it has 0.18% of its portfolio in Activision Blizzard, Inc . Oppenheimer Asset Inc has invested 1.1% in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Analysts await Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NASDAQ: ATVI ). Amer Insur Tx reported 93,855...

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  • Institutional Investor Sentiment About Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Improved
Institutional Investor Sentiment About Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Improved

Looking at the other side of the coin, TSLA traded as low as $207.71 in the past 52 weeks, and since then the shares have risen 52.76% or $109.58. Currently Tesla, Inc . (NASDAQ:PDCO). Ameriprise Finance holds 0% in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) for 654,123 shares. Swiss Commercial Bank reported 484,385 shares or 0.19% of all its holdi...

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  • Crude Oil Gains 2.8% to Trade $67 on Libya Pipeline Blast
Crude Oil Gains 2.8% to Trade $67 on Libya Pipeline Blast

The global benchmark for oil prices, Brent crude LCOc1, slipped 15 cents and crude CLc1 was down 7 cents at $58.40. An explosion on a pipeline carrying crude oil from Libya's south to a port terminal in its north Tuesday will slash production, the country's National Oil Company said.

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