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Della Reese dies aged 86 Della Reese dies aged 86
- Ноября 22, 2017

Legendary singer and star of " Touched By an Angel " Della Reese died on November 19 at the age of 86. No further details were included. On the death of della Reese told relatives of the women the media. "I was exhausted of the road, and doing TV meant I could stay home", she told the New York Times in 1998. Her left knee buckled and she fell to the floor, having suffered a brain aneurysm. (more...)
Ekpeyong, Oke's arrest: Magu blows hot, says nobody is above the law Ekpeyong, Oke's arrest: Magu blows hot, says nobody is above the law
- Ноября 22, 2017

Confusion ensued at the Mamman Nasir residences of Ekpeyong and Oke at Asokoro District in Abuja on Tuesday when armed security operatives prevented EFCC officials and policemen from arresting the two former security bosses. We are not here to say who is at blame. Melaye, who described the situation as calamitous, called on the Senate to investigate the circumstances leading to the face off between both agencies. (more...)
Apple research gives a peek at its self-driving vehicle plans Apple research gives a peek at its self-driving vehicle plans
- Ноября 22, 2017

The method could help machines detect any pedestrians and cyclists in its path. With this in mind, Apple recently established the Apple Machine Learning Journal for its researchers. The paper goes on to claim, unsurprisingly, that Apple's practical tests of its own new system have outperformed existing "LIDAR-based 3D detection methods by a large margin". (more...)
Apple's 2018 iPhones could launch with this feature earlier iPhones never had Apple's 2018 iPhones could launch with this feature earlier iPhones never had
- Ноября 22, 2017

You get the added benefit of enjoying extended screen real estate as well as a bezel-less design like the iPhone X, all for a smaller price tag. Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities is out with what he refers to as "part two" of his analysis into Apple's work on creating a 5G iPhone and what the near future holds. (more...)
Intel Management Engine flaws could put millions of PCs at risk Intel Management Engine flaws could put millions of PCs at risk
- Ноября 22, 2017

The researchers in August published details about a secret avenue that the United States government can use to disable ME, which is not available to the public. " As a result, Intel has identified security vulnerabilities that could potentially place impacted platforms at risk ". Intel says the bugs may affect PCs, servers, and IoT platforms. (more...)
Surface Book 2 a battery drainer while playing 3D games Surface Book 2 a battery drainer while playing 3D games
- Ноября 22, 2017

The Surface Book 2 has a battery drain issue, as it loses power during heavy gaming even while plugged in with the official charger. Various global tech reviewers are still carrying out tests on the Surface Book 2, in a bid to ascertain the validity of Microsoft's claims . (more...)
EA Fired Plants vs Zombies Creator for Refusing Microtransactions in Sequel EA Fired Plants vs Zombies Creator for Refusing Microtransactions in Sequel
- Ноября 22, 2017

He got headhunted by Popcap, and Popcap hired him, sent him off with two more people in a small office and said hey make a game. "This is such a newsworthy thing, and it's frustrated me for years that there's not news stories about this", McMillen said. (more...)
Piper Jaffray Companies Reiterates Hold Rating for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA)
- Ноября 22, 2017

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited makes up approximately 2.1% of AIMZ Investment Advisors LLC's investment portfolio, making the stock its 15th biggest position. 159 funds opened positions while 684 raised stakes. $62,550 worth of Ciena Corporation (NYSE:CIEN) shares were sold by ALEXANDER STEPHEN B. Beacon Grp Inc has 181,013 shares for 1.54% of their portfolio. (more...)
Ratko Mladic sentenced to life imprisonment Ratko Mladic sentenced to life imprisonment
- Ноября 22, 2017

After a surprise break requested by Mladic which lasted about 45 minutes, defence lawyer Dragan Ivetic returned to tell the judges that Mladic's blood pressure had been taken three times by nurses. Wednesday's judgment marks the end of the final trial at the tribunal, which was set up in 1993, while fierce fighting was still raging in Bosnia. "Those who bled in the Bosnian wars have retribution". (more...)
Apple acquires augmented reality headset maker Vrvana Apple acquires augmented reality headset maker Vrvana
- Ноября 22, 2017

Apple is yet to confirm whether or not the deal has taken place but plans for freshly acquired companies isn't something Apple is particularly known for sharing. According to VRvana's official, their earlier headset was capable of displaying fully opaque images on its OLED display, letting it transition gracefully from AR to VR. (more...)
Instagram adds 'Request' button so you can join a friend's live video Instagram adds 'Request' button so you can join a friend's live video
- Ноября 22, 2017

There are now two ways for two users to go live on Instagram together, and either party can initiate a request. Presently, the new feature rolled out could be used just between two Instagram friends. Then, a new icon with a couple of smileys indicating the number of join requests in a badge will be seen if there is more than a single request. You can leave your friend's live video at any time, making it easy to join for a quick hello or a longer chat.When hosting your own live video, you ... (more...)
Don't Expect a Price Cut on the Nintendo Switch This Black Friday Don't Expect a Price Cut on the Nintendo Switch This Black Friday
- Ноября 22, 2017

While companies like Microsoft and Sony might revel in Black Friday , Nintendo will not be cutting the price of its much-loved hybrid console. Nintendo's first-party games tend to hold their value and sell for their full, original price for years. (more...)
YouTube Returns To Amazon Echo Show AI Assistant Following UI Dispute YouTube Returns To Amazon Echo Show AI Assistant Following UI Dispute
- Ноября 22, 2017

The search giant had discontinued the app back in September , much to the dismay of both Amazon and Echo Show's customers, citing violations of its terms of service. The company told Voicebot.ai that it's "excited" to give Echo Show users the ability to watch videos from sources like YouTube, Vimeo, and Dailymotion, adding that "more video sources will be added over time". (more...)
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is available now, one day early Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is available now, one day early
- Ноября 22, 2017

If you are expecting the full game, you will be disappointed, but if you are looking for something a lot more casual that lines up with the majority of FTP mobile games, then you are in luck. Time management is one skill you will certainly practice from playing this game, as the beginning few hours rely on your crafting supplies, hurriedly completing quests, and gathering new craft supplies. (more...)
Gabby Douglas Says She Was Also Abused By Team Doctor Larry Nassar Gabby Douglas Says She Was Also Abused By Team Doctor Larry Nassar
- Ноября 22, 2017

Larry Nassar is now awaiting sentencing for child pornography charges. More than 140 women have said that Dr. Nassar had touched them inappropriately during medical appointments. Gabrielle Douglas of the United States poses for photographs with her gold medal after the medal ceremony at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (more...)
Facebook Messenger now lets you send 4K photos Facebook Messenger now lets you send 4K photos
- Ноября 22, 2017

Now as Facebook has introduced high-resolution image sharing in Messenger, it might soon add the same ability to WhatsApp as well. Facebook just made Messenger a much better place to share photos. To use the extension, sellers open the extension tray in Messenger, select PayPal, then create a simple invoice by filling in details like item name, description, price and quantity. (more...)
Google Deals Blow to Russian Propaganda Sites With 'Derank' Decision Google Deals Blow to Russian Propaganda Sites With 'Derank' Decision
- Ноября 22, 2017

On Saturday, Eric Schmidt , executive chairman of Google's parent company Alphabet, said that Google was engineering algorithms that would make it harder for articles from Sputnik News and RT to appear on the Google News service. "My own view is that these patterns can be detected, and that they can be taken down or deprioritized", he said. "But we don't want to ban the sites - that's not how we operate". (more...)
HPE claims outgoing CEO Meg Whitman has boosted channel morale HPE claims outgoing CEO Meg Whitman has boosted channel morale
- Ноября 22, 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE ) traded down 0.16% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $18.67. For the January quarter, HPE forecast adjusted earnings of 22 cents a share at its midpoint of guidance vs. Currently, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold), and is down over 7% to $13 per share in after-hours trading shortly after its earnings report was released. (more...)
Dollar Tree Inc. posts strong Q3 results Dollar Tree Inc. posts strong Q3 results
- Ноября 21, 2017

A higher P/B ratio of Dollar Tree, Inc .is signposting that the investors have either overvalued it, or that its accountants have undervalued it. David A. Dollar Tree, Inc .'s ROI is valued at 10.70% relatively measuring the profitability on the investment. At the moment, the average analyst rating for DLTR is Moderate Buy. (more...)
Confusing TV Terminology Broken Down for Black Friday Confusing TV Terminology Broken Down for Black Friday
- Ноября 21, 2017

It basically offers some of the best value and home entertainment quality per dollar spent of all 2017 4K LCD HDR TVs in existence. You can save a lot of money if you're buying a new TV on Black Friday , but there are a few things you need to know about first. (more...)
Ford Introduces Plug-In Hybrid Police Vehicle Ford Introduces Plug-In Hybrid Police Vehicle
- Ноября 21, 2017

The vehicle is aimed, however, at employees "whose jobs don't require a pursuit-rated vehicle", Ford says. It's fitted with the same 7.6-kWh lithium-ion battery pack as the consumer-grade Fusion Energi , giving it the option of pure-electric propulsion at speeds of up to 85 miles per hour, and an electric range of up to 21 miles on a full charge. (more...)
IPhone X assembly carried out by students working illegal overtime IPhone X assembly carried out by students working illegal overtime
- Ноября 21, 2017

In a response to the FT, Apple said an audit did find instances of student interns working overtime, adding that they were employed voluntarily, were compensated and provided benefits, but that they shouldn't have been allowed to work overtime. (more...)
Google has Been Tracking Android Device Location Even With Location Services Disabled Google has Been Tracking Android Device Location Even With Location Services Disabled
- Ноября 21, 2017

Since the beginning of 2017, Android phones have been collecting the addresses of nearby cellular towers-even when location services are disabled-and sending that data back to Google . Curiously, Google does indeed mention it gleans location data, but does not state whether this is the case when location services have been disabled. (more...)
Neverwinter Nights Is Getting An 'Enhanced Edition' Neverwinter Nights Is Getting An 'Enhanced Edition'
- Ноября 21, 2017

After giving Baldur's Gate , Planescape: Torment , and Icewind Dale a modern touch, Neverwinter Nights is next to go under the knife. Two soundtracks of original music and a new portrait pack is also included. It also introduced the modding tools, which people used to make adventure modules, shared online worlds that mimic MMOs, and oodles of monsters, characters, and other items that people used in their own creations. (more...)
Uber and Volvo Will Bring Autonomous Vehicles to Ride Hailing Network Uber and Volvo Will Bring Autonomous Vehicles to Ride Hailing Network
- Ноября 21, 2017

The two companies already committed £2.26m previous year to develop a vehicle that would accommodate the necessary alterations for full autonomy. The reason for such a huge number of autonomous vehicle delivery is very clear. But every leading player in the field is taking big steps towards the future of autonomous vehicles. The non-binding framework deal builds on a relationship of almost three years between San Francisco-based Uber and the car-maker. (more...)

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