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Japan FM urges countries to cut ties with North Korea Japan FM urges countries to cut ties with North Korea
- September 24, 2017

Supporters of the president, and those who take a more hawkish line on North Korea generally, argue that tough words backed up by action are just what is required. The quake was detected in an area around Kilju, in northeastern North Korea, just 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) northwest of where the North conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3, according to an official from Seoul's Korea Meteorological Administration. (more...)
A short history of the word 'dotard,' which North Korea called Trump A short history of the word 'dotard,' which North Korea called Trump
- September 23, 2017

Mr Higbie warned President Trump's first move would be to "shoot down a North Korean missile". Trump called the North Korean leader a "madman" on Friday, a day after Kim dubbed him a "mentally deranged USA dotard " who would face the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history" in retaliation for Trump saying the US would " totally destroy " North Korea if it threatened the USA or its allies. (more...)
Samsung's Bixby digital assistant now available in India Samsung's Bixby digital assistant now available in India
- September 23, 2017

The AI reportedly faced internal troubles before it started arriving in South Korea and the United States after a considerable delay. They said it had put months of rigorous efforts at its Research and Development centres in Bangalore. I have to say I like the idea of Bixby and how it ties into apps, but I'm exhausted of learning new commands for every assistant out there and remembering which one can do what. (more...)
Carmax Inc (NYSE:KMX) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Flat in 2017 Q2
- September 23, 2017

That's a potential 0.51 increase relative to where CarMax Inc . The stock rose 3.59% or $0.65 reaching $18.75 per share. Akre Capital Management Ltd Com holds 6.09% or 5.16 million shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Harris Associate Limited Partnership has 0.81% invested in CarMax, Inc (NYSE: KMX ). New York State Teachers Retirement Sys owns 342,712 shares. (more...)
'Unfit' Uber stripped of London licence, CEO tweets 'pls work w 'Unfit' Uber stripped of London licence, CEO tweets 'pls work w
- September 23, 2017

There were fears that councils across the United Kingdom would follow London's example, but, according to the Evening Standard, other cities have said they have no plan to follow suit. The company pulled out of Austin, Texas, when it was told its drivers would have to undergo fingerprint background checks, but resumed services after the requirement was ended. (more...)
Windows 10 preview build 16296 now rolling out on the Fast ring Windows 10 preview build 16296 now rolling out on the Fast ring
- September 23, 2017

Fast ring Insiders, heads up: A new Windows 10 Preview build is on the way. As with all the recent Fall Creators Update builds, this one focuses on bug fixes and doesn't include any new features. "Pre-existing language packs (language packs you've installed previously ) will carry over and work just fine", Dona Sarkar added in the announcement post. (more...)
Long-awaited iPhone 8, Plus models hit stores worldwide Long-awaited iPhone 8, Plus models hit stores worldwide
- September 23, 2017

The Reliance Jio has announced a buy back offer of guaranteed 70 per cent on new Apple iPhone 8 . Amazon is offering an exchange discount of Rs 20,341. If you'd prefer to pick up the phones SIM-free, the iPhone 8 is priced £699 for the 64GB edition. Specifications Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus comes in two storage variants - 64GB and 256GB. (more...)
ASUS Zenfone 3 Max price cut by INR 2000 ASUS Zenfone 3 Max price cut by INR 2000
- September 23, 2017

Our review is still in progress, as we'd like longer to really give it a good going over, so check back for our full review and score soon. It (ZenFone selfie Pro) adorns 5.5-inch FHD 1080p AMOLED display with 2.5D Gorilla Glass protection. (more...)
Rape hate post used by Instagram's algorithm for ad Rape hate post used by Instagram's algorithm for ad
- September 23, 2017

The post received only a few likes (five, as of Friday afternoon) but many of Solon's friends commented on it, expressing similar outrage. On the Facebook side, some system decided it showed engagement and used a screenshot of the message reading "Olivia, you fucking bitch!" and "I Will Rape You" as an advertisement in an attempt to lure more of her friends to Instagram". (more...)
Rohingya Crisis: Myanmar VP 'Concerned' About Rakhine Exodus Rohingya Crisis: Myanmar VP 'Concerned' About Rakhine Exodus
- September 23, 2017

But he repeated the government line that the reason for the upheaval was unclear and that the "great majority" of Muslims had stayed behind. Rohingya Muslims have lived in Myanmar for generations, but have recently been forced to flee as they are attacked in their homes, following a succession of attacks carried out by Muslim militants in August. (more...)
IPhone 8 A Flop? New iPhone, Apple Watch Series 3 Releases Today IPhone 8 A Flop? New iPhone, Apple Watch Series 3 Releases Today
- September 23, 2017

Apple CEO Tim Cook visited the Apple Store in Palo Alto, California this morning to watch first hand the launch of the Apple iPhone 8 , Apple iPhone 8 Plus and the Apple Watch Series 3. Daniel Sparks owns shares of Apple . This eventually led to Apple acknowledging the issue and putting out a statement. Amy Bessette, spokeswoman at Apple said outlined that the company is "investigating a fix for a future software release". (more...)
AT&T is having trouble activating Apple Watch Series 3 AT&T is having trouble activating Apple Watch Series 3
- September 23, 2017

While writing my review of the Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE capabilities, I experienced notable connectivity issues. The 6.96 Wh battery seems like a step down from the 7.45 Wh version in the iPhone 7 , but Apple somehow managed to keep battery life the same. (more...)
Doom Seems To Run Well On The Switch Doom Seems To Run Well On The Switch
- September 23, 2017

When asked whether it was hard to get DOOM running on Nintendo Switch, he responded: "Probably no more so than any other platform". But while all of that is great, we'd be really eager to hear about a Bethesda-made original game, developed from the ground up with the Switch hardware in mind. (more...)
Steve Kerr says Golden State got deeper, will be better next year Steve Kerr says Golden State got deeper, will be better next year
- September 23, 2017

Reigning NBA champions traditionally visit the White House on an off day during an East Coast trip, which for the Warriors , would likely be at the end of February 2018. "He's an egg avatar now, I have no respect for him". Durant's even got involved in ESPN's ranking of National Basketball Association stars, agreeing with Chris Brickley's suggestion that placing Carmelo Anthony at 64th in the list was purposely controversial to gain clicks. (more...)
Micromax Selfie 3 With 16-Megapixel Front Camera Launched: Price, Specifications Micromax Selfie 3 With 16-Megapixel Front Camera Launched: Price, Specifications
- September 22, 2017

The new Micromax Selfie 3 is an upgraded variant of the company's previous "Canvas Selfie 3", which was launched in India in 2015. This is the ideal time to launch the Selfie-3, just at the kick start of the festive season, to add on the fervour among the young consumers . (more...)
Destiny 2 Faction Rallies Event Goes Live On Sept 26 Destiny 2 Faction Rallies Event Goes Live On Sept 26
- September 22, 2017

For a price, of course. It has been over two weeks since the console launch of Destiny 2 and gamers have already reached level 20 in the game and are wondering what to do to get the power levels, well they will not have to wait longer as Destiny 2 Faction Rallies Event will start on September 26. (more...)
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Team Concerned with Fortnite's Battle Royale Mode; Considering 'Further Action' PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Team Concerned with Fortnite's Battle Royale Mode; Considering 'Further Action'
- September 22, 2017

In the blog post announcing the version, under "The Fortnite Team" byline, Epic writes, " We love Battle Royale games like PUBG and thought Fortnite would make a great foundation for our own version ". Are they as similar as Bluehole claims? Hang Kim also seems irritated by the fact that Epic cites Battlegrounds as the inspiration behind Fortnite: Battle Royale . (more...)
Intex Aqua Lion 2 priced INR 4599 launches in India Intex Aqua Lion 2 priced INR 4599 launches in India
- September 22, 2017

Intex did not reveal any information about USB OTG support. Carried a price tag of Rs. 4,599, the new Intex Aqua Lions 2 will be made available for purchase starting today through all leading offline retail stores across the country in Champagne Gold and Black colour options. (more...)
Here are some of our favourite features with iPhone's iOS 11 Here are some of our favourite features with iPhone's iOS 11
- September 22, 2017

This might seems like a bug, but this is exactly what Apple meant to do. The situation is further complicated because both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi will turn back on automatically under specific circumstances. A few days ago, security researchers found a bug hitting the device all because the Bluetooth connection was left open. It's really hard to believe that so many people were actually testing that feature out to warrant the tweet , but life at times is stranger than fiction. (more...)
Apple admits to Apple Watch LTE problems just before it ships Apple admits to Apple Watch LTE problems just before it ships
- September 22, 2017

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Wednesday conceded its latest smartwatch unveiled a week ago has problems with its most important feature: the ability to make phone calls and access data without an iPhone nearby. And when LTE did connect, it quickly drained the battery. The new Apple Watch hasn't shipped yet, but it's already running into some issues. Shares of Apple fell around 2.5% this morning, which for Apple is a pretty substantial ding for the company despite the deceptively small number. (more...)
Tesla Inc (TSLA) Partners With AMD On Self-Driving Processor Tesla Inc (TSLA) Partners With AMD On Self-Driving Processor
- September 22, 2017

Tesla isn't completely going it alone in chip development, according to the source, and will build on top of AMD intellectual property, CNBC reported . Tesla is taking steps to decrease its reliance on Nvidia , which has supplied the electric automaker with the graphic processing units powering Tesla's Autopilot and future self-driving system. (more...)
Raashi Khanna watches 'Jai Lava Kusa' with fans in London Raashi Khanna watches 'Jai Lava Kusa' with fans in London
- September 22, 2017

Jai Lava Kusa box office collection: Junior NTR starrer Jai Lava Kusa which opened at the box office on a weekday has scripted a massive box office performance. Jr NTR aka Tarak is among the few actors in India to have a huge fan following at a young age. " Jai Lava Kusa " has officially become the third biggest Tollywood opener at the U.S. (more...)
Automata Passes 2 Million Copies Shipped — Nier Automata Passes 2 Million Copies Shipped — Nier
- September 22, 2017

The sales, which includes digital purchases and physical units shipped worldwide is another million sales after crossing the first million sale marker back in April. A sequel to the 2010 title " Nier ", it takes place in a post-apocalyptic world plagued with an army of robots from a different world. Although it might not be a flawless game, the sum of NieR: Automata's unique storytelling meshed with Platinum Games' style of action meld together into a title well deserving of being one of my ... (more...)
Xiaomi Mi 7 is likely to feature wireless charging support Xiaomi Mi 7 is likely to feature wireless charging support
- September 22, 2017

There are speculations that Xiaomi will leverage the new partnership by enabling a Qi standard-based wireless charging on its Mi 7 . The Mi 7 is said to feature a ceramic design as seen on the existing flagship model - Mi 6 and arrive with dual rear cameras as well. (more...)
IPhone 8 launch sees dismal turnout
- September 22, 2017

Crowds formed in front of the Apple Store on Orchard Road on Thursday night (Sept 21) to queue for the anticipated 8am launch of the iPhone 8 . The first person in line, Mazen Kourouche, waited in line at the Sydney Apple Store for 11 days, and had initially hoped to pick up the iPhone X, rather than the iPhone 8. (more...)