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Electric Car Battery Market: New Era of Industry & Forecast Electric Car Battery Market: New Era of Industry & Forecast
- May 09, 2018

About QuestaleQuestale clientele includes big names including some "Fortune 500" companies. It has become a leader in delivering fact-based insights, enabling their clients to improve profitability and accelerate growth. New vendors in the market are facing tough competition from established worldwide vendors as they struggle with technological innovations, reliability and quality issues. (more...)
Google Assistant adding Continued Conversation, Pretty Please, John Legend, and more Google Assistant adding Continued Conversation, Pretty Please, John Legend, and more
- May 09, 2018

Just say "Hey Google " and the Link Bar will listen to and follow your commands. The restaurant says it only accepts reservations for larger parties, so the Google Assistant asks about wait times for the night in question. It works with more than 5,000 connected devices, from dishwasher to door bells. Despite all this, Volvo isn't relinquishing full control over to Google . (more...)
West Bromwich Albion's Darren Moore named Manager of the Month West Bromwich Albion's Darren Moore named Manager of the Month
- May 09, 2018

But the celebrations were cut short as just four hours later Swansea's defeat by Southampton meant the Baggies were unable to claw their way out of the relegation zone. Despite a valiant effort from Darren Moore and his West Brom side, the club have officially been relegated from the Premier League after Manolo Gabbiadini's 72nd minute victor sealed their fate. (more...)
Google Will Launch Its Smart Displays This Summer - I/O 2018 Google Will Launch Its Smart Displays This Summer - I/O 2018
- May 09, 2018

This is much more powerful than simple voice commands like "channel up" or "volume down". To the extent that those questions can be answered, of course. "LG has only begun to scratch the surface of what we will innovate in the AI ecosystem working collaboratively with cutting-edge, industry leading partners such as Google". (more...)
Nepal PM KP Oli to receive PM Narendra Modi on his arrival Nepal PM KP Oli to receive PM Narendra Modi on his arrival
- May 09, 2018

Excluding other minor unofficial visits to the country, this tour is believed to be PM Modi's first high-level major visit to Nepal on behalf of India following the establishment of the new Government in Nepal. Nepalese PM Oli had visited India around a month back which was seen as an attempt to fix Nepal's ties with New Delhi . Sources indicated that though India's security concerns will be raised during the bilateral talks between the two sides, there is a general feeling that the ... (more...)
Google News gets a redesign at Google I/O Google News gets a redesign at Google I/O
- May 09, 2018

As we recently reported, Google is discontinuing its Newsstand digital magazine app in favor of the older Google News, which will be revamped to incorporate rich media elements from both Newsstand and YouTube, as well as the technology behind Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP). (more...)
Samsung S9: Dominant Sales Won't Make It Better Than HTC U12 Samsung S9: Dominant Sales Won't Make It Better Than HTC U12
- May 08, 2018

Samsung has been losing ground in China due to the rise of Chinese phone makers who are releasing premium handsets with competitive pricing. The Samsung Galaxy S8 Lite will feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal memory, a lower-end 16MP rear camera, no heart rate monitor, and powered by a 3000mAh non-removable battery. (more...)
Apple iOS 13 Will Be All About The Tablets Apple iOS 13 Will Be All About The Tablets
- May 08, 2018

With only four weeks until WWDC 2018, interestingly, the rumors about the upcoming iOS 12 are scant. This is to let Apple work on bug fixes and performance advances. A redesigned home screen on the iPad would be neat, but we would obviously rather see the iPhone get a big visual refresh for the first time since iOS 7. (more...)
Astroboffins spot the first ideal exoplanet free of clouds Astroboffins spot the first ideal exoplanet free of clouds
- May 08, 2018

Researchers said that seeing the range of possible atmospheres from very cloudy to almost cloud-free such as that seen in WASP-96b may shed more light on the composition of clouds believed to exist in the atmosphere of some of the coldest and hottest planets .it is now hard to predict which of the hot atmospheres have thick clouds. (more...)
OnePlus 6 black and white color variants shown off by Amitabh Bachchan OnePlus 6 black and white color variants shown off by Amitabh Bachchan
- May 08, 2018

From this photos, we know the OnePlus 6 will come in three different colors/design - white, black, and an Avengers special edition version. People can see the Oneplus 6 along with CEO Pete Lau in the picture. One can clearly see the vertical dual rear camera setup in the middle along with what looks like a LED flash and an elliptical-shaped fingerprint sensor below it. (more...)
Nestle & Starbucks, Tesla, Buffett — Business Briefs Nestle & Starbucks, Tesla, Buffett — Business Briefs
- May 08, 2018

Tesla's Elon Musk is putting some money where his trash-talking mouth is. "There are some pretty good moats around", Warren Buffett . But he still believes the concept is crucially important, and that some companies' moats are more impenetrable now than they've ever been. (more...)
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
- May 08, 2018

It has underperformed by 86.88% the S&P500. Andrew Immerman decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp (MSFT) by 0.77% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Afam Capital Inc, which manages about $787.96M and $908.39M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ishares Jpmorgan Usd Emerging Markets Bond (EMB) by 14,713 shares to 40,805 shares, valued at $4.74M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. (more...)
Quake Champions Will Add Bots Quake Champions Will Add Bots
- May 08, 2018

Separately from that, the official Quake Champions Twitter account posted a video showing the game's updated gore mechanics. Even some classic gamers have noted how hard it is to get a frag in without spending hours on end practicing first. (more...)
Calculating the carbon footprint of the world's tourism industry Calculating the carbon footprint of the world's tourism industry
- May 08, 2018

It's a complete life-cycle assessment, ensuring we don't miss any impacts'. Researchers found that people from richer countries are driving the increase of the greenhouse gas emissions . Travellers from Canada, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Denmark exert a much higher carbon footprint elsewhere than in their own countries. "Whether it's public transport or a more carbon intensive mode (of transport), that all comes together and is part of your carbon footprint", Dr Malik told AAP. (more...)
Cloud Saves, Classic Games Selection And More Cloud Saves, Classic Games Selection And More
- May 08, 2018

Individual prices include 1 month at $3.99 USD, 3 months at $7.99 USD and 12 months for $19.99 USD. Nintendo Switch Online App*: The Nintendo Switch Online smartphone application can be used to enhance the online experience for compatible games through voice chat and other features. (more...)
What happens when the sun dies? What happens when the sun dies?
- May 08, 2018

While this metamorphosis will change the solar system, scientists are unsure what will happen to the third rock from the sun . Planetary nebulae are among the most handsome and striking objects seen by astronomers, some shining bright enough to be seen across distances of millions of light years. (more...)
Developer: Developer: "There Is Absolutely No Adoption for the Windows Store"
- May 08, 2018

The Azure cloud has been part of Microsoft's primary focus in the country too . Microsoft Build 2018: How to watch the keynote? "At Microsoft we've been putting to work stronger solutions such as real-time speech-to-text transcription, visual recognition services and predictive text functionality", Smith said in the blog post . (more...)
View iOS, Android Content on Windows 10 PCs With 'Your Phone' View iOS, Android Content on Windows 10 PCs With 'Your Phone'
- May 08, 2018

Especially when it comes to artificial intelligence and cloud computing. "AI can be a game changer for people with disabilities", Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith said. Microsoft also announced that it's taking to the air with its new partnership with drone maker DJI. Investors should also note that Microsoft's Azure cloud division skyrocketed 93%. (more...)
Amazon now offering deals on Fire TV, Echo, and Fire devices Amazon now offering deals on Fire TV, Echo, and Fire devices
- May 08, 2018

Like with all Amazon sale promos, the online retailer did not reveal how long the discounted prices will last. Check out the Fire TV Stick, Echo Dot , and the rest of Sunday's best deals below. The Fire TV stick is just $29.99 now while the more powerful Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD support is at $49.99. Amazon Fire 7 and 8 come in four color versions (Black, Canary Yellow, Marine Blue, and Punch Red), while the Fire 10 is available in three color variations ( Black, Marine Blue, and ... (more...)
Nintendo is hiring a Zelda level designer for future games Nintendo is hiring a Zelda level designer for future games
- May 08, 2018

This could be a sign that the next game in the series will be more traditional like the older Zelda games. To learn more details about the new project in question, however, we will have to wait for more details from Nintendo: maybe it could be revealed in the E3 2018 in Los Angeles? Level designers in this listing will be creating events, dungeons, fields, and even enemies from the design phase all the way to implementing your creations in the game itself. (more...)
Dynamic Advisor Solutions LLC Purchases New Position in Tesla, Inc. (TSLA) Dynamic Advisor Solutions LLC Purchases New Position in Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)
- May 08, 2018

It has outperformed by 5.76% the S&P500. Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA ) is now up 20.24% compared to a 12-month low of $244.59. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 1,248 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $441,168. (more...)
Police face recognition misidentified 2300 as potential criminals Police face recognition misidentified 2300 as potential criminals
- May 08, 2018

A police facial recognition system misidentified more than 2,000 people as criminals, during the 2017 Champions League soccer match in Wales. The Guardian reports that South Wales police started trialing the facial recognition technology a year ago as a way of identifying and capturing more criminals. (more...)
Here is the launch trailer for Destiny 2's Warmind expansion Here is the launch trailer for Destiny 2's Warmind expansion
- May 08, 2018

There's the Valkyrie Javelin, a relic weapon which you can throw into the ground from above to deal what looks like an area-of-effect attack. Worldline Zero, an exotic sword, dishes out electrifying flourishes. This will include two new Crucible maps (you'll need to own Warmind if you want to use these in private matches) and masterwork versions of exotic weapons. (more...)
New music feature may make Instagram Stories even more addicting New music feature may make Instagram Stories even more addicting
- May 08, 2018

Facebook just signed licensing deals with the major record labels, which seems like a unusual coincidence. In their continued effort to outcompete Snapchat , the original inventor of the stories format, Instagram can now integrate with apps such as Soundcloud, Spotify and many others. (more...)
Microsoft shows Cortana and Alexa working together in Build demo Microsoft shows Cortana and Alexa working together in Build demo
- May 08, 2018

Showcased at the annual Build conference today, Microsoft has confirmed that Cortana will now include Alexa . Then he asked Cortana to "open Alexa " and the response was "Hi there, this is Alexa , how can i help". The company has launched a dedicated website where interested users can subscribe to get latest updates on the Cortana-Alexa integration. Taylor used Alexa to order an Uber using the third-party Uber skill and told her to turn off the lights. (more...)