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Microsoft says working on elimination of Specter and Meltdown vulnerabilities

Microsoft says working on elimination of Specter and Meltdown vulnerabilities People complained their machines were unable to boot following the installation of the patch to protect against the CPU threats. And Microsoft and AMD are working on the issue, but the fact that an unknown number of PC owners with AMD CPUs are going to have to wait to have their devices protected from the risky bug is incredibly disappointing. [Full Article...]

GoPro Drone Business Crashes

GoPro Drone Business Crashes The company announces that they will no longer be producing drones , the report comes from their most recent earnings report. "We've always been clear that we are open to any opportunity that will help us scale our mission". In the announcement, GoPro added that it projects its fourth quarter revenue to come in at roughly $340 million, which would mark a 37% fall compared to the fourth quar... [Full Article...]

DJI launches Ronin-S, Osmo Mobile 2 stabilisers

DJI launches Ronin-S, Osmo Mobile 2 stabilisers The Osmo Mobile 2 improves on this in a couple of ways. It has a redesigned set of control buttons, and the two-way mobile clamp that allows users to shift between portrait and landscape modes. Lastly, the $130 price tag is something that will help the Osmo Mobile 2 sell in huge numbers. Of course, since cameras are generally much bigger and heavier than smartphones, DJI had to make some cha... [Full Article...]

One winning ticket in Florida for Mega Millions jackpot, Powerball up next

One winning ticket in Florida for Mega Millions jackpot, Powerball up next The Stebbins's jackpot holds the record for the largest Mega Millions prize ever won in MI. The jackpot victor will receive an estimated prize of $450 million ($281 million cash). In this jackpot run, since October 13 there were more than 18.2 million winning tickets at all prize levels. Puerto Rico also participates in Powerball. [Full Article...]

Arsène Wenger Receives 3-Match Ban

Arsène Wenger Receives 3-Match Ban The Arsenal manager will now have to watch on from the stands as the Gunners travel to Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup, Chelsea in the Carabao Cup and Bournemouth in the Premier League . I want to be the boss". One hundred per cent [he dived]. "From what I've heard and seen in tunnels and dressing rooms down the years, I'm surprised and shocked to be charged", he said. [Full Article...]

Alexa Will Soon Control Connected Microwaves

Alexa Will Soon Control Connected Microwaves Enjoy the podcast and make sure to subscribe in Apple podcasts if you haven't already. Whirlpool is the first company to create an Alexa skill for its connected microwaves , and Amazon said it'll be launching "soon" in the U.S., so we wouldn't be surprised if the first AI-controlled microwaves made an appearance at CES next week. [Full Article...]

Nokia 6 (2018) leaked in renders, may launch on January 5

Nokia 6 (2018) leaked in renders, may launch on January 5 The device is said to start selling this coming January 10, Wednesday in China. Primary Camera: 16MP, with an Aperture of f/2.0 for low light photography. In China, the phone is priced at CNY 1499 (~ Rs. 14,600) for the 32GB variant and CNY 1,699 (~ Rs. 16,600) for the 64GB variant. The Nokia 6 (2018 ) runs on the Android 7.1.1 Nougat and is powered by a 3000 mAh non-removable battery with fa... [Full Article...]

Samsung finally responds to Galaxy Note 8 battery issue

Samsung finally responds to Galaxy Note 8 battery issue Furthermore it may have Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor with 18:9 display screen. The S9 will be the first smartphone product to bring the 512 GB memory storage experience to consumers. Earlier in September 2017, Koh Dong-Jin, president of Samsung's mobile division, hinted that the company is planning to launch a phone with a foldable screen in 2018. [Full Article...]

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds For PlayStation 4 Remains A Possibility

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds For PlayStation 4 Remains A Possibility Macsterr's image shows a PUBG character wading through a field of long grass, contained within the top of an Xbox One S, with a bright cloudy background. In fact, we received a couple of love calls from a number of developers in Hollywood and Netflix. It's not clear what game Han Kim is referring to in this instance, but the CEO added that the studio is still learning how to develop for cons... [Full Article...]

Nintendo Aims to Sell 20 Million Switch Units Next Fiscal Year

Nintendo Aims to Sell 20 Million Switch Units Next Fiscal Year This was despite Nintendo's constant dilemma of keeping a balance between the delivered number of units versus the demand. If Nintendo can continue to produce games carrying the Mario, Luigi, Zelda , Kirby , Pikmin, and Pokemon names at regular intervals over the next two years , nobody would bet against the Switch hitting 50 million units or more. [Full Article...]

New Year's Supermoon is a Wolf Moon

New Year's Supermoon is a Wolf Moon Moreover, this 2nd supermoon of January 2018 will stage a total eclipse of the moon . "It's a super blue blood moon", said NASA research scientists Noah Petro, who winces a little when using pop culture jargon to describe Earth's only permanent natural satellite. [Full Article...]

Some Samsung Galaxy Note 8 units can't charge after battery hits 0%

Some Samsung Galaxy Note 8 units can't charge after battery hits 0% Lately, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 users are reporting a odd issue, where the smartphone is failing charge after complete discharge of the battery . Its Note 8 was meant to be its return to the Note moniker, however problems regarding its wireless charging have cropped up. According to them, their devices are unable to charge any longer after it drops down to zero . [Full Article...]

Nintendo Switch 64GB Game Cards Allegedly Delayed Until 2019

Nintendo Switch 64GB Game Cards Allegedly Delayed Until 2019 Nintendo allegedly cited unknown technical issues with the 64GB game cards that would delay the roll out. Hopefully, additional third-parties will jump on the bandwagon despite the lack of 64GB game cards. On top of all this, you have users fretting over their memory usage and having to shell out more cash for upgrades. So what does this mean for next year's Switch games? Games like L.A. [Full Article...]

Arms Update 5.0 is the Game's Final Major Update

Arms Update 5.0 is the Game's Final Major Update She goes by the moniker of Dr. Coyle, and the villainess appears to be the final big bad of Arms . Arms 5.0 just dropped along with the new fighter Dr. Were she to win the Arms Grand Prix, her hard work will not have gone to waste. The stage you see is known as [NAME REDACTED]. For Grand Prix LV6 and lower, the computer will now get stronger as you get deeper into the Grand Prix . [Full Article...]

Apple Says It Does Indeed Slow Down Older iPhones As They Age

Apple has been intentionally slowing down older iPhones, and some of its users aren't happy about it. "From what I can tell, Apple slows down phones when their battery gets too low, so you can still have a full days charge", wrote Reddit user TeckFire . [Full Article...]

NASA To Announce Finalists For Space Mission Today: Who Are The Contenders?

NASA To Announce Finalists For Space Mission Today: Who Are The Contenders? CAESAR would also do something unprecedented, Squyres said, by not just sampling a comet, but capturing both dust and volatile ices from its interior. space agency stated on Wednesday. The mission would return to Earth on November 20, 2038, unprecedented samples in tow. NASA said in a release . NASA's Cassini spacecraft studied Titan extensively in a 13-year mission that ended in September... [Full Article...]

Price Target Estimates for Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 6,460 shares of the company's stock valued at $372,000 after acquiring an additional 710 shares in the last quarter. Performance Evaluation of Activision Blizzard, Inc . Texas Permanent School Fund holds 194,816 shares. 401,668 were accumulated by Park West Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability. Understanding Profitability at Activision Blizzard, Inc . [Full Article...]

Coinbase to offer Bitcoin cash, will probe early price move

Coinbase to offer Bitcoin cash, will probe early price move Bitcoin Cash has only been around for a few months , yet its price has soared and buyers believe it shares all the pros of bitcoin with fewer cons. Trading was halted abruptly last night after bitcoin cash , which broke away from the main bitcoin blockchain last month, was listed on GDAX . [Full Article...]

Government Wants More And More User Data From Facebook

Government Wants More And More User Data From Facebook Facebook's annual transparency report for 2017 is now out and the Indian government's request for data were up significantly. Facebook also revealed that at least 50% of the requests from each of these countries was granted, including 85% for the USA, 90% for the United Kingdom and 74% for France. [Full Article...]

Facebook just added a simple 'on/off switch' for its facial recognition features

Facebook just added a simple 'on/off switch' for its facial recognition features For other photos, you'll only get notified if you're in the audience for that photo so as to protect the uploader's privacy and not alert you about photos you're not allowed to see. Facebook is also planning to roll out a "simple on/off switch" to replace the settings for individual features that use face-recognition technology . [Full Article...]


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