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20-year-old girl ends life after being harassed over inter-faith friendship; BJP youth leader arrested 20-year-old girl ends life after being harassed over inter-faith friendship; BJP youth leader arrested
- January 10, 2018

In what can be said as another death due to social pressure, a 20-year-old girl ended her life by hanging herself as she was being harassed over her friendship with a man from a different community in Chikamagalururu, Karnataka. Screenshots from her conversation were later shared on social media, leaving her open to abuse from people who opposed her views. A case has been registered under 306 (Abetment to suicide) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). (more...)
Apple: All Mac and iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre Apple: All Mac and iOS devices affected by Meltdown and Spectre
- January 10, 2018

The firm has released some patches to mitigate the Meltdown flaw. However, there are now no known attacks that have exploited these flaws, according to the Google researchers. Meanwhile, IBM said firmware updates will arrive next week for its POWER CPUs to address Spectre-like bugs in its designs. Expect updates to Safari for iOS and macOS in the coming days that will mitigate that vulnerability, Apple says. (more...)
Google faces a lawsuit over discriminating against white men and conservatives Google faces a lawsuit over discriminating against white men and conservatives
- January 10, 2018

The lawsuit was filed Monday in Santa Clara County Superior Court. If there's one thing you could give ex-Google engineer James Damore credit for, it's his tenuous (and by tenuous, I mean non-existent) grasp of reality. Damore says he faced discrimination at Google. It would seem that Google believes that Asian along with Caucasian males are overrepresented at the company and as a result, more ethnicities outside of these need to be hired in the name of "diversity" at the company. (more...)
Panasonic Lumix GH5S Low-Light Camera Announced Panasonic Lumix GH5S Low-Light Camera Announced
- January 10, 2018

At this time, we are unable to confirm if the GH5S will be compatible in existing GH5 housings. Speaking of Ultra HD video, Panasonic's Lumix GH5S can shoot in pretty much every 4K format imaginable including Cinema 4K at 60 frames per second. (more...)
CES 2018: Dell PCs To Connect To Smartphones CES 2018: Dell PCs To Connect To Smartphones
- January 10, 2018

Android users will be able to share files between their phone and compatible Dell PCs with the Mobile Connect software, the company said. Dell's pitch is that you can keep your phone in your bag or anywhere within wireless range and never skip a beat-phone notifications will pop up on your PC, provided you want them to. (more...)
De Blob 2 PS4 & Xbox One Release Date Set De Blob 2 PS4 & Xbox One Release Date Set
- January 10, 2018

Previously remastered for the PC previous year, de Blob 2 sees the titular hero returning to battle the nefarious Comrade Black, who has begun waging war against all things colour. Speed smash through walls, jet jump over skyscrapers and slam squash Inkies with all new power-ups that turn you into a super Blob. That is, until de Blob bounces back in full color-spreading force with his revolution to restore color and life back to the city and its residents. (more...)
The Coalition Is Not Working On A New IP The Coalition Is Not Working On A New IP
- January 10, 2018

Although in the eyes of some players the game did not quite reach the heights seen by the original trilogy, it was a solid step into the current console generation. But no matter what, it'll be interesting to see news from the studio. Those of you who happen to be curious about this new project, you can head on over to storylabproductions.ca if you want to explore any more bits and pieces. (more...)
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO) EPS Estimated At $0.84
- January 10, 2018

Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) has declined 23.93% since January 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 53.42% the S&P500. Hbk Sorce Advisory Limited Liability Company reported 0.05% stake. Melvin Capital Management Lp, which manages about $8.31 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Brunswick Corp (Call) (NYSE:BC) by 200,000 shares to 200,000 shares, valued at $11.19 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Stock Price Hits Record High Today
- January 10, 2018

The stock decreased 0.15% or $0.135 during the last trading session, reaching $88.145. The total number of shares traded in the last 90-day period is 46,154. Robert W. Baird maintained Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) on Thursday, August 31 with "Buy" rating. Wells Fargo & Co reissued a "hold" rating and set a $145.00 price objective (up from $127.50) on shares of Adobe Systems in a report on Wednesday, September 20th. (more...)
Insider Activity for Investors: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE)
- January 10, 2018

Welles Wilder, is a momentum oscillator that calculates the speed and change of price movements. Usually the RSI is considered overbought when above 70 and oversold when less than 30. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 21st. Its sales stood at 2.10% a year on average in the period of last five years. (more...)
French watchdog launches probe into Apple over 'alleged deception and planned obsolescence' French watchdog launches probe into Apple over 'alleged deception and planned obsolescence'
- January 10, 2018

The investigation comes after a complaint by the association Stop Planned Obsolescence after Apple admitted last month that it was intentionally slowing down older models of its iPhones. Apple strongly denied engaging in the practice in a statement issued December 28 , a week after its initial admission about slowing down phones. (more...)
Intel to power BMW, Nissan and Volkswagen's self-driving cars Intel to power BMW, Nissan and Volkswagen's self-driving cars
- January 10, 2018

Intel Chief Executive Brian Krzanich said on Monday 2 million vehicles from BMW , Nissan and Volkswagen would use its unit Mobileye's technology to crowdsource data for building maps that enable autonomous driving. Data is going to redefine how we experience life. Mobileye calls this Road Experience Management (REM) mapping , which will be aggregated into the company's updateable RoadBook that will be used by Level 4 and Level 5 autonomous cars to make driving and navigation ... (more...)
OnePlus 5T Sandstone White Variant Launched, Obtainable Beginning January 9 OnePlus 5T Sandstone White Variant Launched, Obtainable Beginning January 9
- January 10, 2018

The limited edition model is available with 8GB RAM and 128 GB storage at Rs 38,999. Honor is partnering with Monster, one of the world's largest headphone manufacturers, to give the first 100 purchasers of Honor 7X Red in each country/region the red co-branded Honor-Monster AM15 headphones as a special gift. (more...)
Google Launched A New Directory To Know What Assistant Can Do Google Launched A New Directory To Know What Assistant Can Do
- January 10, 2018

Additionally, the Google Assistant is now coming to smart displays. It will cost you $139.99, which is slightly more expensive than the $129 Google Home . "Actions include features built by Google-like directions on Google Maps-and those that come from developers, publishers and other third parties, like working out with Fitbit Coach", says Huffman. (more...)
(SBUX) Holdings Raised by Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd.
- January 10, 2018

About 60,074 shares traded or 28.87% up from the average. Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has risen 26.75% since January 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 222.30% the S&P500. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Friday, July 28. The stock of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, September 15 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
Hisense TVs will get Fox Sports FIFA World Cup app Hisense TVs will get Fox Sports FIFA World Cup app
- January 10, 2018

Hisense said the app will include multiple Fox Sports digital feeds, including multiple live viewing angles during games. With Snapchat , FOX Sports will produce a Publisher Story that chronicles the day-by-day drama of the month-long tournament. (more...)
Razer's hot new HyperFlux tech means cordless and batteryless gaming mice Razer's hot new HyperFlux tech means cordless and batteryless gaming mice
- January 10, 2018

The new technology works by the HyperFlux mouse mat creating a magnetic field that efficiently transfers power directly to its companion mouse rather than to an internal battery. While there's only the one mouse and mouse pad for now, it's easy to imagine that Razer could branch out its HyperFlux line to other products in its portfolio, too. (more...)
Facebook Is Hoping You'll Drop $500 on Its Smart-Home Device Facebook Is Hoping You'll Drop $500 on Its Smart-Home Device
- January 10, 2018

Given some inevitable overlap in features, there was some confusion in the speculation. According to Cheddar , Facebook is apparently gearing up to enter the home device market in a big way with "Portal", the company's video chat box. Therefore, it might not surprise you to learn that Facebook is reportedly building a video chat device called "Portal", set to launch in the second half of 2018. (more...)
WhatsApp now lets you switch from Audio to Video call instantly WhatsApp now lets you switch from Audio to Video call instantly
- January 09, 2018

We might see group calls in the future, as there is a hidden string in the update that says: 'Couldn't switch between voice and video call because this feature isn't available in group call'. The latest of the lot is the introduction of a new video button. Pressing that button will send a pop-up to the person on the other side saying that you're requesting a video call. (more...)
Rainway Deletes All Mention of the Nintendo Switch Rainway Deletes All Mention of the Nintendo Switch
- January 09, 2018

The set includes the game, a download code for the Switch port of the original Bayonetta , a steelbook case, sticker sheets, and physical cards based on the in-game Verse Cards used in Tag Climax. Bayonetta is also available on Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. Bayonetta 3 was revealed during The Game Awards 2017 and is coming exclusively to the Switch. (more...)
Deepika Padukone Got The Best Birthday Gift Ever Deepika Padukone Got The Best Birthday Gift Ever
- January 09, 2018

The two were holidaying at the Maldives and Sri Lanka along with their respective families and there were strong rumors that Ranveer will be going on one knee to propose the actress on the trip. "This was indeed a special occasion for the actress". Incidentally, Deepika's father Prakash Padukone had already given his consent to their relationship. (more...)
Aiyaary: Sidharth, Rakul Preet shoot a song amid college students Aiyaary: Sidharth, Rakul Preet shoot a song amid college students
- January 09, 2018

Since it is a patriotic film, makers scheduled it for Republic Day, Jan 26 release, which was the best date considering the film's subject. New release date of " Padmavat " has forced the makers of " Aiyaary " to push ahead the release date of their movie Sources reveal that the makers of " Aiyaary " have postponed the release date of the movie, the movie will now release on Feb 9. (more...)
Huawei Launches Android 8.0 Oreo Beta For P10 And P10 Plus Huawei Launches Android 8.0 Oreo Beta For P10 And P10 Plus
- January 09, 2018

While Android Nougat is yet to reach an overwhelming majority of existing Android smartphones, Android Oreo has been expanding it's reach. The company is now rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo beta firmware to the P10 and P10 Plus . Huawei P10 and Huawei P10 Plus are company's last year's flagship phones. Once they receive feedbacks from the users, they will try to fix all the errors and issues with the available bugs on the systems. (more...)
CES 2018 Will Offer New Tech Gadgets CES 2018 Will Offer New Tech Gadgets
- January 09, 2018

Elliot Weiler, Lifestyle Editor for Consumer Reports , says this year's CES is about making it easier for the consumer around the house. And more devices will be connected with digital assistants like Amazon's Alexa . One concern about this type of smart home technology is whether outside third parties will be collecting this information and what they may plan to do with it. (more...)
Vuzix and Amazon Partner To Bring Augmented Reality Glasses with Alexa Support Vuzix and Amazon Partner To Bring Augmented Reality Glasses with Alexa Support
- January 09, 2018

According to Phone Arena , Vuzix's smart glasses will basically allow users to ask questions to Alexa and have the latter display answers and important information in the users' field of view. The glasses weigh less than 3-ounces, but at around $1,000 they'll weigh heavily on your wallet. The glasses will be available starting sometime during the second quarter, priced at $1,000. (more...)