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Tech Amazon and Best Buy to sell TVs together
Author: 0 Amazon and Best Buy to sell TVs together

United States customers will be able to buy the first Fire TV Edition smart TV from Toshiba starting this summer, with more models coming in 2018. They can also be paired with a separate Echo device for external voice control. Amazon is getting on Fire with Best Buy . In addition to its own stores (an Amazon Go cashier-less convince store opened its doors earlier this year), Amazon is creating partnerships with traditional retailers in a sector that is threatened by its ...

Tech Facebook Is Tracking You Online, Even If You Don't Have an Account
Author: 0 Facebook Is Tracking You Online, Even If You Don't Have an Account

On Monday, US district judge James Donato ruled the suit could go ahead, representing all IL users "for whom Facebook created and stored a face template after 7 June 2011". Many people don't realize that your Apps settings on Facebook can also affect your level of privacy. Nigerians, who want to find out whether their data were shared by with Cambridge Analytica , can look out for a link named "protecting your information" link at the top of their news feed.

Tech There's a new Bioshock in the works
Author: 0 There's a new Bioshock in the works

Despite the amount of secrecy surrounding the project, word got out that the project code-named Parkside was actually the next entry in the BioShock franchise. But, the game came out in 2013 and many are wondering 'what's next?' The revelations also confirm that 2K is playing it safe with the next installment in the BioShock series .

Tech Tesla booted from safety investigation into fatal Autopilot crash
Author: 0 Tesla booted from safety investigation into fatal Autopilot crash

Walter Huang was killed when his Model X SUV crashed on March 23 into a concrete lane divider on Highway 101 in Mountain View, California. The company said the "only" explanation for the crash was "if Mr. At issue is the NTSB's investigation into the fatal crash of a Tesla that was in Autopilot mode. In February, CEO Elon Musk said that Tesla would unveil production plans in 3-6 months and job listing for the Model Y also appeared online in March.

Tech Nvidia (NVDA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Morgan Stanley
Author: 0 Nvidia (NVDA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Morgan Stanley

Quantbot Tech Lp owns 5,185 shs. Doheny Asset Mngmt Ca has 7,065 shs for 0.64% of their capital. NVIDIA Corporation is a part of Technology sector and belongs to Semiconductor - Specialized industry. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 8 by Bernstein. Now we move forward to see the historical returns of NVIDIA Corporation which is U.S.

Tech Apple co-founder deactivates his Facebook account
Author: 0 Apple co-founder deactivates his Facebook account

Wozniak says that he would rather pay extra money to Facebook rather than allow them to have and use his information. Prior to this, Apple co-founder and CEO Tim Cook publicly sneered the social networking giant during a joint interview with Recode and MSNBC .

Tech OnePlus 6 renders leak reveals three colors options and red alert slider
Author: 0 OnePlus 6 renders leak reveals three colors options and red alert slider

To get a fair indication of the kind of gestures that will make its way to the OnePlus 6, all one needs to do is observe the gestures accessible on the OnePlus 5T . As you can see in the render below, the phone features everything from the notch at the top to the almost bezel-less screen that covers almost the entirety of the front of the phone.

Tech Conte bemused by Chelsea's failure to beat West Ham
Author: 0 Conte bemused by Chelsea's failure to beat West Ham

West Ham were also indebted to a fine display in goal from Hart, who produced several brilliant saves in arguably his best display for the club since joining on loan from Manchester City. Many games where we put in a good performance, creating many chances to score, but we are not clinical. Chelsea's swagger initially continued after the interval, with Willian dragging a shot just wide and Morata heading over from a corner.

Tech Skripal's case: United States introduces bill on sanctions against Russian Federation
Author: 0 Skripal's case: United States introduces bill on sanctions against Russian Federation

The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on 15 of the largest Russian businesses, as well as 24 Russian officials and individual business leaders. Following the alleged murder attempt of Skripals by nerve agent on British soil, United Kingdom government had expelled 23 diplomats from London which was reciprocated by Russian Foreign Ministry with expulsion of similar number of British diplomats.

Author: 0 Google's chief of AI is now working for Apple

As for his contributions at Google , when Giannandrea inherited his role at Google Inc from Amit Singhal in early 2016, it was a signal of the tech giant emphasizing on weaving machine learning along with artificial intelligence into its most important product i.e.

Tech Kentucky teachers rally at Capitol over state budget
Author: 0 Kentucky teachers rally at Capitol over state budget

That's close to half of the 512 districts in the state. The strike followed legislative changes in teacher pensions. Thousands of protesting teachers and their supporters, many of them bused in from across the state, filled the Capitol grounds in Oklahoma City and spilled over into the surrounding streets.

Tech Why Facebook thinks you know these random people
Author: 0 Why Facebook thinks you know these random people

Molly Wood: And uses that information to make connections with other people, right? Just go to general account " settings " and look for the link at the bottom of the page that reads "Download a copy of your Facebook data ". The newest revelation may affect Australian Facebook users more acutely, as more than half of the country's population use the affected Facebook service, and as many as 8.2 million use the version that logged callers' information.

Tech Iranian FM spokesman shrugs off Saudi threats
Author: 0 Iranian FM spokesman shrugs off Saudi threats

A USA official said Washington would support Saudi Arabia's "right to defend its borders" following missile attacks on the kingdom from Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi militia. in the war against Yemeni people despite possessing ... a collection of advanced weapons and multi-billion-dollar arms purchases". The independent watchdog said it examined a fiberglass-encased bomb, packed with explosives, and found a type of Chinese-manufactured wire covering used in other Iranian materiel.

Tech Volkswagen Unveils Newest Atlas Cross Sport SUV Concept
Author: 0 Volkswagen Unveils Newest Atlas Cross Sport SUV Concept

The thesis of the Volkswagen Atlas SUV was to build a vehicle tailored to American tastes. Despite the shared roots, the Tanoak is 214.1 inches long, meaning it has 15 inches on the Atlas SUV. Even better, just like cars have offered " ski hatches " that allow pass-through from the trunk to the cabin, the Atlas Tanoak has a hatch behind the cab which allows even longer cargo to run right through.

Tech Nvidia Is the Latest to Suspend Self-Driving Car Tests
Author: 0 Nvidia Is the Latest to Suspend Self-Driving Car Tests

Nvidia is temporarily suspending its self-driving vehicle tests on public roads worldwide. "It's a reminder of how hard [self-driving car] technology is and that it needs to be approached with extreme caution and the best safety technologies", Nvidia said in a statement.

Tech Apple announces most affordable iPad
Author: 0 Apple announces most affordable iPad

The new iPad will cost $329 for the 32GB Wi-Fi-only model, or $299 for schools, while the 128GB Wi-Fi model will cost $429. Apple also said it is releasing new versions of its iWork productivity apps that work with the Pencil stylus. Apple said at its event the new 9.7-inch iPad will start shipping this week. Then Greg Joswiak, a marketing exec for Apple , talked about iPads in schools and using the camera as a tool, such as with Playground Physics.

Tech Artistes perform at 'March for Our Lives' protests
Author: 0 Artistes perform at 'March for Our Lives' protests

We must track down where these guns are coming from and limit access to semi-automatic weapons to see real change in all communities - not just the wealthy ones. Finley held a sign with a wish list: pizza all day, Disney World, no nap time , and safe schools. The marches unified hundreds of thousands of people in cities across the country and have galvanized this movement, organizers said.

Tech Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for the Cambridge Analytica scandal
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for the Cambridge Analytica scandal

When you use Facebook to log into services like Tinder or Uber, you give the companies access to some of your personal information . It stems from claims over the harvesting of personal data - and whether it was used during Donald Trump's United States presidential campaign or the Brexit referendum.

Tech Fatal Uber Self-Driving Crash Video Reveals More Details
Author: 0 Fatal Uber Self-Driving Crash Video Reveals More Details

Uber said Vasquez met the company's vetting requirements. "There are more unexpected traffic scenarios in Taiwan than in the USA, which is why we need to establish a more controlled environment for driverless cars", he said. His visit to Phoenix was seen by the Arizona team as a critical opportunity to demonstrate their progress, according to the people familiar with the company's operations in the Phoenix area.

Tech Apple to fix bug that allows Siri to read hidden notifications
Author: 0 Apple to fix bug that allows Siri to read hidden notifications

Well, the bug allowed Siri to read out lock screen notifications from third-party apps, even if you had your message previews turned off and the phone locked. Users have the ability to temporarily disable it, albeit at their own inconvenience, by simply turning off "Show Lock Screen" within the Settings and Notifications option.

Tech Just Shapes & Beats is bullet hell meets music
Author: 0 Just Shapes & Beats is bullet hell meets music

Reigns , a great mobile game, comes to Switch, too. Strategy game Reigns: Kings and Queens will be available this spring. Just Shapes and Beats: Described as a 'bullet-hell rhythm game, ' Just Shapes and Beats will launch first on Nintendo Switch this summer.

Tech Uber halts self-driving cars after fatality
Author: 0 Uber halts self-driving cars after fatality

Following the accident, Uber is temporarily pulling its self-driving cars off the roads in Tempe, San Francisco, Pittsburgh and Toronto, where it had been testing them. Tempe and Arizona have been a testbed for self-driving technologies thanks to state laws that allowed self-driving cars on city roads. As a result of the tragic accident, Uber has pulled all of its autonomous vehicles off the road as its investigates what went wrong and cooperates with local authorities.

Tech Google is Bringing Instant Apps to Games on Android
Author: 0 Google is Bringing Instant Apps to Games on Android

Google has soft launched a version of its Instant Apps service but for games . New tags like "New" or "Action" make it easier to find a particular type of game. For starters, they're only in the Play Store , but Google says the format can be used all over the web, so you might see links to play games in a lot more places soon.

Tech Fortnite 3.3 patch is now available, adds Remote Explosives and Supply Llama
Author: 0 Fortnite 3.3 patch is now available, adds Remote Explosives and Supply Llama

It will take you to the Epic Games website, where you can sign up for an email invite. Fortnite Mobile iOS , Android gameplay screenshots Sun, March 11, 2018 FORTNITE Mobile gameplay screenshots are revealed for iOS and Android. Despite this, it's already the number one downloaded iPhone game in the US. If you already have an account for the game, Fortnite will add it to the list and will include all the purchases and upgrades you've made on other devices.

Tech Samsung Galaxy S9: What the experts say
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9: What the experts say

As usual, there are a couple of caveats here. To avail the 70 percent buyback offer, consumers need to have a Jio connection and do a cumulative recharge of minimum Rs 2500 within 12 months from any of the available Jio plans. When it comes to specs, the Galaxy S9 is packing a 5.8-inch 2960×1440 Super AMOLED display, while the S9+ has a 6.2-inch 2960×1440 screen . The S9, on the other hand, is just an S series version of the Galaxy Note 8 .

Tech Lok Sabha passes finance Bill without debate
Author: 0 Lok Sabha passes finance Bill without debate

The amendments approved by the Lok Sabha included the one providing for grandfathering of capital gains accrued on unlisted entities till January 31. The modified tax proposals include changes to the long-term capital gains ( LTCG ) tax regime for stocks and mutual funds, which will be reintroduced after almost 15 years.

Tech Google Celebrates The International Pi Day Along With The Whole World
Author: 0 Google Celebrates The International Pi Day Along With The Whole World

Approximate values used most commonly in calculations are 3.14 and 3.1415, or the fraction 22/7. Pi is the ratio between a circle's circumference and its diameter. It's an important part of the foundation of mathematics, most importantly geometry, where pi is key to equations calculating the area of a circle, A = π r, and the volume of a cylinder, V = π rh.

Tech Alexa expands on Fire, iPad, Android tablets
Author: 0 Alexa expands on Fire, iPad, Android tablets

The company said it would change the command to "Alexa, can you laugh?" While this is all good news for the Alexa app, there are a couple drawbacks and limitations we need to tell you about. Amazon has expanded access to its Alexa calling and messaging options to the iPad and other tablets, Engadget reports . How easy it is to make calls and send messages will largely depend on the device.

Tech Fortnite is coming to mobile, as if it wasn't addictive enough
Author: 0 Fortnite is coming to mobile, as if it wasn't addictive enough

Epic made a surprising announcement recently when it revealed that it was bringing Fortnite's incredibly popular Battle Royale mode to mobile, complete with cross-play. Similar functionality is coming soon for the Xbox One version. Spencer said at the time that he "would have liked to see them leave it on". The rampant success of Fortnite: Battle Royale has led to Fortnite landing on mobiles, cross-play and all.

Tech Pregnant Khloe Kardashian Shares New Baby Bump Pic
Author: 0 Pregnant Khloe Kardashian Shares New Baby Bump Pic

She wants Tristan Thompson to move in with his son Prince Thompson once their baby arrives. But Khloe certainly isn't going hungry throughout the day as she's making sure she's "eating like a beast" before the waves of sickness kick in during the evenings.

Tech Microsoft says 'majority' of Windows 10 use will be 'streamlined S mode'
Author: 0 Microsoft says 'majority' of Windows 10 use will be 'streamlined S mode'

Both Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro users will be able to switch to the S Mode in order to have a faster and more intuitive user experience, without Win32 programs. Citing new data from the United Kingdom -based research consultancy Futuresource, Microsoft yesterday also highlighted the growing use of Windows 10 devices in K-12 education.

Tech Dark Souls for Nintendo Switch Gets Release Date, Amiibo, and Network Test
Author: 0 Dark Souls for Nintendo Switch Gets Release Date, Amiibo, and Network Test

Solaire has become a meme of sorts, mainly thanks to his saying "Praise the sun!" Dark Souls Remastered was initially announced towards the end of the previous Nintendo Direct Mini and for it to have this much fanfare on the Switch is very surprising to say the least! The figure, based on Solaire of Astora , gives players the ability use the Praise the Sun gesture at the start of the game.

Tech Google Officially Releases Android P's First Developer Preview
Author: 0 Google Officially Releases Android P's First Developer Preview

This one is codenamed "P", and your guess is as good as ours as to what dessert-themed name the final version of the software will receive. The death of the Pixel C means Google now has no supported Android tablets. The messaging apps would support the inclusion of " Smart replies ", images and stickers directly in the notification. Before heading on to the process of flashing the update, Google does prompt users to create a backup of the phone since installing a system image on a ...

Tech There's a Nintendo Direct Coming Tomorrow
Author: 0 There's a Nintendo Direct Coming Tomorrow

This is probably a longshot for the March 8 Nintendo Direct , but we can't help but put this on our wishlist. At the time of writing, the only confirmed title to be in the presentation is Mario Tennis Aces , which was initially announced in January's Nintendo Direct Mini.

Tech Volkswagen ID Vizzion concept debuts with Level 5 automation
Author: 0 Volkswagen ID Vizzion concept debuts with Level 5 automation

Vizzion and its features below. Crozz SUV concepts , and I.D. The interior of the I.D. Vizzion concept features four captain seat and thick carpeting. "Step by step, it will relieve the driver of tasks, if the driver so wishes", said Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess. That takeover, as mentioned, would be through gestures and voice commands rather than the usual wheel and pedals.

Tech YouTube trials feature that replaces video backgrounds
Author: 0 YouTube trials feature that replaces video backgrounds

While artificial intelligence may one day evolve into the godhead , right now it's being put to a more prosaic use: amusing backgrounds in YouTube videos. In its research blog , Google talked about the technical details of the feature at length. For each image, Google's researchers isolated facial features and hair as accurately as possible to help the network distinguish between foreground and background .

Tech Samsung Galaxy S9 display just beat the Apple iPhone X. Here's how
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 display just beat the Apple iPhone X. Here's how

It will go on sale in the United Kingdom on 16 March. DxOMark praised the Galaxy S9 + camera performance, especially in low light conditions. "Not many consumers are well aware of the new products, as it has only been two days since the companies unveiled the latest models at the MWC", another observer said.

Tech Amazon pays $1 billion to acquire smart doorbell startup Ring
Author: 0 Amazon pays $1 billion to acquire smart doorbell startup Ring

In June 2017, Ring announced that select Ring Video Doorbells and Security Cameras could be accessed by talking to an Amazon Echo Show or Amazon Fire TV . Today it has been revealed that Amazon have purchased Ring supposedly for over a billion dollars. The world's largest online retailer believes that selling internet-connected gadgets from Kindle e-readers to its new Cloud Cam will spark more shopping on Amazon.com.

Tech Vivo unveils Apex concept phone with half-display fingerprint scanner, periscope camera
Author: 0 Vivo unveils Apex concept phone with half-display fingerprint scanner, periscope camera

No doubt we'll be seeing them in not only this phone but other manufacturers' offerings in the not-to-distant future. This week at MWC , Vivo is showing off what that might look like with its concept phone, the Apex . Vivo's solution is genius in its simplicity but also incredibly ridiculous in action. Vivo also has reduced the space taken by circuit board by almost 60%.

Tech You'll soon be able to get your hands on Android Go phones
Author: 0 You'll soon be able to get your hands on Android Go phones

Keen Android users who've been following a somewhat obscure Google Issue Tracker thread from November of a year ago celebrated an exciting new development today. There are already a handful of applications using ARCore, including a portal to FC Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium created by Snapchat, Sotheby's International Realty interior visualization tool, and an app that puts Porsche's Mission E concept auto in users' driveways.

Tech Snapchat to Redesign Critics: Keep Using the App - It Will Get Better
Author: 0 Snapchat to Redesign Critics: Keep Using the App - It Will Get Better

Snap is sliding Thursday, down 8.48% at $17.06 a share, after Kylie Jenner suggested her days of using its Snapchat app are over . Since its start, Snapchat has been a hit among young users, but it failed to appeal to the older lot, who found Facebook a more convenient way to remain socially connected.

Tech Moto G6 Plus Cases Leak, Along With Phone Renders
Author: 0 Moto G6 Plus Cases Leak, Along With Phone Renders

What's notable is that Motorola didn't launch the Play variant for its fifth-generation of Moto G smartphones. We're curious to know about the other phones, the Moto G6 and Moto G6 Play , that are rolling out with the Moto G6 Plus . The Moto G6 Plus will launch in Silver, Gold, White, Blue and Cyan colour variants as per the image. A recent leak showed the handset score 1801 points in multi-core performance and 472 in the single-core test.

Tech Apple Could Source Key Battery Components Directly From Miners
Author: 0 Apple Could Source Key Battery Components Directly From Miners

Apple's first discussions on cobalt deals with miners were more than a year ago, and it may end up deciding not to go ahead with any deal, another person said. Cobalt is also mined in China, Russia, Canada and Australia, but we guess that would be more pricey. Apple has plenty of reason to be concerned as smartphones and electric cars depend on the cobalt, the price of which has doubled in the past 12 months, according to market track InvestmentMine .

Tech Android P To Restrict Background Apps From Hijacking Camera, Mic
Author: 0 Android P To Restrict Background Apps From Hijacking Camera, Mic

The New York Times found past year that over 250 apps for Android are tracking users via the devices' microphones and cameras for ad purposes. Google Pay is available now at Google Play Store for Android users (however, an iOS version is currently unavailable).

Tech Apple Park Employees Keep Running Into Glass Walls
Author: 0 Apple Park Employees Keep Running Into Glass Walls

The men involved in the cases were left with minor cuts, it's reported , though were not, apparently, hospitalized. One of the biggest design features contributing to Apple's aesthetics is the 45-foot tall curved transparent safety panels and the cubicles, walls, and doors all made of glass.

Tech Steam Lunar New Year Sale
Author: 0 Steam Lunar New Year Sale

Is there anything you are hoping to grab in the Steam sale today? Some of the globally top selling games at the moment that are now on sale include Grand Theft Auto V , Nioh: Complete Edition , Human: Fall Flat , Slay the Spire , Dark Souls III: Complete Edition , The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt GotY Edition , ARK: Survival Evolved , Assassin's Creed: Origins , Counter Strike: Global Offensive , and Rocket League .

Tech Apple shifts approach on feature development, report says
Author: 0 Apple shifts approach on feature development, report says

According to people familiar with the matter, Apple will focus on the next two years of updates of iOS on the iPhone and iPad. Software chief Craig Federighi laid out the new strategy to his army of engineers last month, according to a person familiar with the discussion.

Tech Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro Launched, Mi TV Next
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Note 5 Pro Launched, Mi TV Next

It is the first Redmi phone to feature 18:9 display and dual rear cameras. The Redmi Note 5 comes with 12 megapixel primary camera and 5 megapixel front camera which is supported by LED selfie flash. The phone supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 and packs a 4000mAh battery. People are shown looking at a slim device from various angles fuelling speculations on the launch of its Mi TV.

Tech Google Wants To Bring Smart Replies To More Chat Apps
Author: 0 Google Wants To Bring Smart Replies To More Chat Apps

The Area 120 team is aiming for the app to have support among major messaging apps such as Hangouts , Allo, Whatsapp , Facebook Messenger , Android Messages , Skype , Twitter DMs, and Slack . Since it has not yet been availed for all of the users of Android Messages service till the date. It scans the message you are replying to and takes into account other factors like your current location, what's in your Google Calendar , the time of day, and even the weather, and then suggests ...

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