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Android Oreo's first bug shows up, drains mobile data in WiFi connections Android Oreo's first bug shows up, drains mobile data in WiFi connections
- September 07, 2017

In other words, if you are not a patient person and want to get the Android 8.0 Oreo as soon as possible, then just go to this Google web page and download the OTA zip file for your handset. Interestingly, the company has already announced that Android Oreo 8.0 will be the last OS update for OnePlus 3 and 3T. For the camera to work, the camera blobs will need to be "shimmed" to work on the latest Android version. (more...)
Clovis Oncology Inc (NASDAQ:CLVS) Institutional Investors Q4 2016 Sentiment
- September 07, 2017

It has underperformed by 2.80% the S&P500. Equity analyst Chardan Capital both upgraded the stock and raised the price target on June 19 boosting the price target from $15.00 to $85.00 and moving the rating from "Sell" to "Outperform". CLVS was included in 46 notes of analysts from September 10, 2015. Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of CLVS in report on Tuesday, November 17 to "Neutral" rating. (more...)
NASA captures images of high intensity solar flares NASA captures images of high intensity solar flares
- September 07, 2017

The first flare is classified as an X2.2 flare and the second is an X9.3 flare. Solar flares are powerful bursts of radiation. These jets of radiation, which can disrupt the operation of communication satellites and the Global Positioning System as well as the electricity distribution networks reaching earth's upper atmosphere, were detected and recorded by the satellite "Solar Dynamics Observatory" of the u.s. (more...)
IPhone X: has Apple's new iPhone name finally been confirmed? IPhone X: has Apple's new iPhone name finally been confirmed?
- September 07, 2017

It has been almost a year since iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus hit store shelves. Major changes are coming with this update, which will likely launch on September 12 alongside the next generation of iPhone devices. Windows PC users can also enjoy the live-streaming iPhone event from the comfort of their couch by navigating to " apple .com/apple-events/September-2017/", using the Microsoft Edge web browser. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy C8 with dual cameras, fingerprint scanner leaked in promotional material
- September 07, 2017

In fact, Samsung is expected to make the top and bottom screen bezels even thinner than they already are. Moreover, the smartphone comes with a free Samsung U Flex headphones and is available in Thailand for pre-booking until September 17 and will be shipped from September 22. (more...)
Affordable & 4G LTE-Enabled Nubia M2 Play Debuts In India Affordable & 4G LTE-Enabled Nubia M2 Play Debuts In India
- September 07, 2017

The Nubia M2 Play has been priced at Rs. 8,999 and it will be available exclusively on Amazon India . On the software front, the phone runs company's proprietary nubia 5.0 custom UI skin, based on Google's Android 7.1.1 Nougat operating system. (more...)
Apple in 'urgent' need of finding iPhone OLED supplier besides Samsung
- September 07, 2017

The name remains a question mark but according to tech site iCulture, Apple will use Roman numerals for its tenth anniversary release. So it makes total sense that Apple is putting a heavy reliance on the company to supply displays for the upcoming top-tier iPhone set to be announced on Tuesday, which will herald Apple's shift to OLED technology for its flagship smartphone. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez a £70m sacrifice for Arsenal' Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez a £70m sacrifice for Arsenal'
- September 07, 2017

Sulantay said thatAlexis was more anxious about his situation at Arsenal and now that he wasn't transferred, he will have serious problems. The Brazilians, who had already clinched a World Cup spot, climb to 37 points, followed by Colombia with 26. (more...)
Pokemon Boss Thought The Switch Was Going To Be A Failure Pokemon Boss Thought The Switch Was Going To Be A Failure
- September 07, 2017

However, he seems to put that success down to good games , rather than hardware: "I came to realise the key to a successful game is quite simple - software with absolute quality leads sales of hardware". Ishihara is now working on a Pokemon title for the Switch but we probably won't see it for quite some time. Your console hybrid will get some pocket monster goodness too! "Unlike smartphones, the Switch is not a game device that assumes that there's constant network connectivity", ... (more...)
Berserk customer trashes SoCal convenience store on video Berserk customer trashes SoCal convenience store on video
- September 07, 2017

Investigators are asking for help identifying the culprit. Police say the man first was loitering in the area and asked the clerk to use her cellphone, which she refused. The manager said the clerk doesn't want to return to work. Police hope that the video's release will bring forth any information related to the assailant's identity and the incident that occurred last month. (more...)
Huawei V9 Play running Android 7.0 Nougat Announced Huawei V9 Play running Android 7.0 Nougat Announced
- September 07, 2017

It's powered by the MediaTek MT6750 chipset, which boasts a 1.5 GHz octa-core Cortex-A53 CPU and Mali-T860MP2 GPU. Priced less than 200 dollars, is endowed with a candybar design, metal in several colors and a fingerprint scanner, and a fairly large screen with a diagonal of 5.2 inches and a resolution of HD or 1280×720 pixels. (more...)
Northern Lights in Ohio? Sun Storm May Ramp Up Auroras Wednesday Night Northern Lights in Ohio? Sun Storm May Ramp Up Auroras Wednesday Night
- September 06, 2017

The most likely areas to see the Northern Lights Wednesday night into Thursday across the USA will be those from Washington to Iowa, to northern IN to northern New England where the Kp value is highest. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration now predicts the rare light show will stretch across all of the upper continental United States, including parts of the following states: Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, ... (more...)
Apple's iPhone 8 might cost you insane amount of money: Check updates
- September 06, 2017

Apple are putting the final touches onto the Steve Jobs Theater ahead of next week's highly anticipated launch event where we're expected to see the release of the iPhone 8. Much like the notable keynotes in the past like the iPhone's and iPad's announcement, this keynote will reveal what is most likely to be one of the biggest updates to the iPhone and Apple Watch yet. (more...)
Mazda CX-9 arrives in United States with new features Mazda CX-9 arrives in United States with new features
- September 06, 2017

Here is what the 2018 Mazda CX-9 will be offering when it arrives. The 2018 CX-9 gets Smart City Brake Support (SCBS), which can automatically apply the brakes in emergency situations below 19 miles per hour. The new, top-trim CX-9 Signature adds to its luxurious feel with premium rosewood interior accents, Nappa leather seats, and LED badge lighting. CX-9 Touring's Premium Package includes LED fog lights, navigation, a lauded BOSE® 12-speaker Premium audio system, SiriusXM satellite radio ... (more...)
Canadians can now get Microsoft's Surface Laptop in three new colours Canadians can now get Microsoft's Surface Laptop in three new colours
- September 06, 2017

When it was introduced earlier this year, Windows 10 S was made the default operating system on Microsoft's Surface laptops . The OS comes with restrictions: you can only load apps from Microsoft's own Store and Edge is the default browser . (more...)
Destiny 2 Clan features won't be available in-game for Destiny 2 Clan features won't be available in-game for "several days"
- September 06, 2017

While there is a random matchmaking system in place, clans are the best way to complete events like raids and just meet like minded people in Destiny 2 . Destiny 2 is one of the biggest releases of the year. However, this can always be supplemented for PC users by utilizing applications like Discord or Skype. (more...)
Renault signaling the advent of autonomous electrics with the Symbioz Renault signaling the advent of autonomous electrics with the Symbioz
- September 06, 2017

Are you looking forward to seeing the Renault Symbioz? We'll see the full potential of the Symbioz, including what is likely to be a healthy amount of connected auto technology, when the vehicle is unveiled in Frankfurt on Tuesday 12th September. (more...)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Trades at New 52-Week High Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Trades at New 52-Week High
- September 06, 2017

Cetera Investment Advisers boosted its stake in shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.by 15.0% during the second quarter. Dalal Street LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.by 7.9% in the 1st quarter. (FCAU) Shares Bought by US Bancorp DE" was first reported by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes. If you are accessing this piece on another website, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global trademark & ... (more...)
BSNL offers Plan 429 BSNL offers Plan 429
- September 06, 2017

And the current scenario is such that these telecom service providers are introducing new plans and tariffs nearly every day. Users will also get 10 on-net SMSs on the BSNL network, but no data benefits. Also, the price of BSNL plan is little higher than the Jio Plan but this is acceptable because BSNL is giving validity of 90 days while all other including Jio is giving 84 days validity. (more...)
Destiny 2 now available Destiny 2 now available
- September 06, 2017

Impressions on the graphics and controls were very positive so expect Destiny 2 to be even better on PC. After going live early in some regions, server queues (which have seen cleared up) and much hype, Bungie's Destiny 2 is finally available worldwide for all and sundry. (more...)
Logitech reinvents the trackball mouse with its wireless MX Ergo Logitech reinvents the trackball mouse with its wireless MX Ergo
- September 06, 2017

The Logitech MX ERGO will be available in September for $99. Time will tell is Logitech can inject interest back into the trackball mouse, and we will have to reserve judgement until we get our hands on a review unit, but so far the MX Ergo looks like it's in with a fighting chance. (more...)
South Korea eyes bigger warheads, North Korean ICBM reportedly on the move South Korea eyes bigger warheads, North Korean ICBM reportedly on the move
- September 06, 2017

South Korean officials believe more provocation from the reclusive state is possible, despite worldwide outrage over Sunday's test and calls for more sanctions on North Korea. "I want to express the strong sense of solidarity that the United Kingdom shares with the people of Japan", she added. "We were watching what they were doing, but I did not know what, in fact, they were thinking, whether or not they were really throttling back or not", he said. (more...)
Dramatic crash test footage shows the difference 20 years makes Dramatic crash test footage shows the difference 20 years makes
- September 06, 2017

The Kia Rio was also tested this month and received a three-star rating in standard specification, or five stars when fitted with an optional safety package. The organisatin pinpointed the Picanto , C-Class Cabriolet and Compass as three cars that could improve in that area, particularly when testing with the 10-year-old child dummy. (more...)
Ubisoft Opens New Studio In Montréal/Quebec, Saguenay Ubisoft Opens New Studio In Montréal/Quebec, Saguenay
- September 06, 2017

In fact, Ubisoft has committed to growing their investment in the Quebec region by 1000 people until 2027, including the 125 jobs in Saguenay, as well as 200 new jobs in Quebec City, and 675 new jobs to the already massive studio in Montreal. (more...)
Panasonic P9 with 5-inch display launched in India at Rs 6290 Panasonic P9 with 5-inch display launched in India at Rs 6290
- September 06, 2017

Panasonic launched Panasonic P9 smartphone. As far as the memory is considered the smartphone has 16GB of built-in storage, expandable up to 32GB. Panasonic India unveils a new entry-level Panasonic P9 smartphone in India. A 2210mAh battery powers the Panasonic P9 can render a decent life to the device. (more...)