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Microsoft announces Microsoft 365 for US Government Microsoft announces Microsoft 365 for US Government
- March 05, 2018

Despite being a cloud-focused service, Azure for government is also able to operate in a fully self-contained bubble where Internet communications are restricted. Microsoft officials also announced today that Microsoft will be making its Azure Stack hybrid cloud offering to U.S. government users sometime "soon". (more...)
Facebook Asks If Pedophiles Should Be Allowed To Contact Minors Facebook Asks If Pedophiles Should Be Allowed To Contact Minors
- March 05, 2018

The freaky survey, which was first spotted by Jonathan Haynes of The Guardian , seems to be a way of gauging people's view on how the social media company should control users' content and communications. "But this kind of activity is and will always be completely unacceptable on FB". Other parts of the survey asked similar questions about content glorifying extremism, and asked users to rank how important they felt it was that Facebook's policies were developed in a transparent manner, ... (more...)
Instagram soon to feature voice and video calling Instagram soon to feature voice and video calling
- March 05, 2018

The most popular Instagram app allows users to peek into friends' and other celebrities lives and also offers sharing stories, photos via Direct Messaging (it combines ephemeral and permanent image sharing and was introduced in April 2017). (more...)
March's Android Security Update Goes Live for Nexus and Pixel Devices March's Android Security Update Goes Live for Nexus and Pixel Devices
- March 05, 2018

Following the February security patch that introduced a number of fixes for the Pixel 2 , there are 16 issues resolved in the March security patch dated 2018-03-01 and 21 in the 2018-03-05 one. If you've got a recent Pixel or Nexus device, you should see the March 2018 security update hit your device in the coming days. Find the OTA images and factory images for your device in the links below. (more...)
LG X4 With LG Pay Launched: Price, Specifications, and Features LG X4 With LG Pay Launched: Price, Specifications, and Features
- March 05, 2018

The device boots Android 7.1.2 Nougat based LG UX on top. LG X4 will sport a 5.3-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels along with an aspect ratio of 16:9 and 2.5D curved glass. We saw the LG V30S with AI features while the LG G7 has yet to be introduced. Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, NFC, and MicroUSB Type-C Port. (more...)
Google is selling Zagat to restaurant review site The Infatuation Google is selling Zagat to restaurant review site The Infatuation
- March 05, 2018

The Infatuation, which was founded by former music industry execs Chris Stang and Andrew Steinthal, reviews restaurants in such US cities as New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles as well as worldwide locations including Melbourne, Australia and Cape Town, South Africa. (more...)
Battlefield V Loot Boxes Will Not Be Pay-to-Win, 'Cosmetic Only' Battlefield V Loot Boxes Will Not Be Pay-to-Win, 'Cosmetic Only'
- March 05, 2018

I've been hoping the series would return to the Second World War since the announcement of Battlefield 1943. The screenshot for the alleged " Battlefield V " seems convincing to many. The main competitor in the series, Call of Duty, a year ago I also went back to basics in November Sledgehammer Games released Call of Duty: WWII. Within the company project was known as Battlefield 2 - at first glance, this name would make more sense. (more...)
LG Unveils 2018 Lineup of OLED and Super UHD TVs LG Unveils 2018 Lineup of OLED and Super UHD TVs
- March 05, 2018

But more than just touting image quality, LG's 2018 TV models are embracing the smart home generation with LG's newly rebranded ThinQ AI platform. Samsung's LCD TV shipments reached 42 million units in 2017, decreasing 10% from a year earlier, indicated the sources. (more...)
Apple employees forced to call 911 after walking into glass walls Apple employees forced to call 911 after walking into glass walls
- March 05, 2018

In fact, the glass has caused three employees to call 911 to report injuries for their coworkers. It seems that people keep walking head first into the glass walls at Apple Park . Salvador has stated, "We did recognize this was going to be an issue, especially when they clean the glass". When he and his team voiced concerns, black stickers were placed on the corners of the glass panes to make them more easily visible. (more...)
Klopp: Salah deserves to be Player of the Season Klopp: Salah deserves to be Player of the Season
- March 05, 2018

Porto have a relatively easy-looking trip to Pacos Ferreira up next while Liverpool have a far less enviable task- a Saturday lunchtime trip to Old Trafford. Roberto Firmino set up Mane's goal and Mohammad Salah was the one who opened the scoring. Newcastle are two points above the bottom three after their first defeat in five matches. (more...)
NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) Cut to Hold at Vetr
- March 05, 2018

Tyrus Capital Sam who had been investing in Nvidia Corp (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $143.34B market cap company. Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q3 2017. Tourbillon Cap Ptnrs LP invested in 1.66% or 7.86M shares. Among 4 analysts covering SunOpta ( NASDAQ:STKL ), 3 have Buy rating , 0 Sell and 1 Hold. (more...)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild OST announced The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild OST announced
- March 05, 2018

The Nintendo Switch has had a stellar year with almost 15 million units sold by end of 2017. Usually companies tend to upgrade the hardware on their consoles on their new consoles, but it looks like Nintendo will be putting their focus into other aspects of the Switch for this year instead. (more...)
Monster Hunter World Now the Best-Selling Title in Capcom History Monster Hunter World Now the Best-Selling Title in Capcom History
- March 05, 2018

Haruhiro Tsujimoto, the CEO of Capcom, announced that the sales of Monster Hunter: World in the Asian region has reached 10 times that of original series. Monster Hunter: World delivers a seamless gameplay experience allowing players to move freely across map areas that comprise the living ecosystems and dynamically transition from day to night. (more...)
StarCraft 20-year anniversary celebration begins StarCraft 20-year anniversary celebration begins
- March 05, 2018

Fans will even get skins just by watching the stream. As it has done with other games from its back catalog, Blizzard is marking the occasion with some StarCraft-related extras. Moving onto non-StarCraft titles, Diablo 3 players can get a Battlecruiser-themed pet called Dominion's Revenge by logging into the game from tomorrow. (more...)
Nokia 9 and Nokia 8 Pro rumored to launch as 2018 Flagships Nokia 9 and Nokia 8 Pro rumored to launch as 2018 Flagships
- March 05, 2018

Though the Nokia 8 Sirocco gives a feel of a pure Android flagship, yet HMD is said to unveiling two new flagship models this year, as reported by PhoneArena . Nokia 9 will sport a larger 5.7-inch display. The phone may also come with in-display Fingerprint Sensor at the front panel. However, Nokia Power User has now obtained information to suggest a Nokia 9 smartphone is back in the works and will be released later this year. (more...)
WhatsApp buffs its message deletion time to 4096 seconds WhatsApp buffs its message deletion time to 4096 seconds
- March 05, 2018

The instant messaging platform is bringing "locked voice recording" feature to Android very soon. Reports have rolled out a while ago through the WhatsApp update tracker blog, WABetaInfo where it indicates that The Facebook-owned platform is now testing the locked record feature. (more...)
Arsenal Star Brutally Trolled For Shocking First Half Performance Against Brighton Arsenal Star Brutally Trolled For Shocking First Half Performance Against Brighton
- March 04, 2018

After Arsenal's embarrassing Carabao Cup final display against Manchester City last weekend, many were expecting a bit of a response from the Gunners last night as they welcomed the same City side to the Emirates. Brighton are now unbeaten in seven games in league and FA Cup and optimism had been growing among fans that this would be their day. Instead, Arsenal were repeatedly pushed back with Cech forced to save well from Gross before Dunk wastefully headed over the bar. (more...)
Moto G6 Play pictures leaked online clearing many doubts regarding the device Moto G6 Play pictures leaked online clearing many doubts regarding the device
- March 04, 2018

None of this is official though, so we'll have to wait for the official unveiling to get a proper look at the G6, G6 Plus, and G6 Play, which are the three handsets said to be on the way. Yatim, however, did not reveal the processor details of other Motorola devices, but mostly, they will also feature the same MediaTek chipset. The Moto G6 Play is expected to come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC, 3 GB of RAM and will run Android Oreo 8.0 out of the box. (more...)
Samsung brings Galaxy S9 and Galaxy A8 Enterprise Edition variants to Germany Samsung brings Galaxy S9 and Galaxy A8 Enterprise Edition variants to Germany
- March 04, 2018

We've disconnected our Smart Lock accessories (previously, our Android phones are unlocked whenever in range of our smartwatch) and yet still not been annoyed by getting into the phone... This device is hands down a powerhouse, which features military-grade security - via Samsung Knox - as well as one of the best cameras on the market. (more...)
Putin says Russian Federation will 'never' extradite citizens accused by US Putin says Russian Federation will 'never' extradite citizens accused by US
- March 04, 2018

He said US authorities should send Russia's general prosecutor an official request. And naming the stealth atomic-powered cruise missile after a Russian folk musical instrument tapped into a long Russian tradition of giving innocuous names to some of the deadliest weapons. (more...)
'His journey is complete.' Mourners celebrate life of the Rev. Billy Graham 'His journey is complete.' Mourners celebrate life of the Rev. Billy Graham
- March 04, 2018

Dr. Chip Pollard, president of John Brown University attended the service in Charlotte, N.C. The service was also attended by national leaders, including President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper attended, as did his predecessor Pat McCrory. His pine plywood casket was made by inmates at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. (more...)
Xiaomi's New Mi TV Series India Launch Set for March 7 Xiaomi's New Mi TV Series India Launch Set for March 7
- March 04, 2018

Few weeks ago, Chinese OEM Xiaomi launched 55-inch Mi TV 4 in India at Rs. 39,999. The base model (32-inch) should see good traction considering the fact that one can get all smart TV features for just Rs. Xiaomi's key differentiator will be the smart TV functionality similar to that on the bigger model. This smart TV also has 8 GB of internal storage , runs PatchWall OS and comes with AI-based voice search features. (more...)
WhatsApp extends time limit to delete messages to 4096 seconds on Android WhatsApp extends time limit to delete messages to 4096 seconds on Android
- March 04, 2018

However there was a time limit of 7 minutes. The instant messaging application now lets you delete a message for everyone within 7 minutes. Yes, we are talking about the 'Delete for Everyone' feature that lets WhatsApp users delete sent messages on receiver's end. (more...)
Amazon still isn't selling the Chromecast, almost three months after initial announcement Amazon still isn't selling the Chromecast, almost three months after initial announcement
- March 04, 2018

The war culminated late last lear, when Amazon added a YouTube client to the Echo Show without Google's permission or involvement, leading Google to remove YouTube from the Fire TV and Echo Show altogether. While the team didn't say who exactly issued the order, it reportedly told Nest's employees that the decision "came from the top". The online retailer had steadfastly refused to sell some Google-branded products like the Google Home voice assistant speaker and the company's Pixel ... (more...)
McDonald's USA Announces Happy Meal Promotional Alliance With Disney McDonald's USA Announces Happy Meal Promotional Alliance With Disney
- March 04, 2018

The company is partnering with McDonald's to put character-themed toys back into the boxed kids' meal. Disney made a decision to drop their alliance with McDonald's because the Happy Meals failed to meet the nutritional guidelines. McDonald's recent "Commitment to Families" announcement is the latest in a series of customer-led changes that created new global nutrition criteria for Happy Meals, which will reduce calories, saturated fat, sodium and added sugar in many Happy Meal ... (more...)