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Windows 10 PCs with 5G connectivity arriving next year

Windows 10 PCs with 5G connectivity arriving next year

That's quite a bit less impressive than the future use cases Intel envisions for 5G on PCs, but the company views it as "one of many stepping stones for moving the industry forward in what's possible for 5G-enabled PCs". Intel's move comes as the smartphone industry ramps up its efforts to get 5G infrastructure up and running. Smartphones are not the only devices slated to benefit from 5G. Read More

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This is the new 2018 Volvo V60 estate

This is the new 2018 Volvo V60 estate

Pricing hasn't been announced yet, but customer deliveries are expected to start in September. Production of the new S60 will take place at Volvo's new factory in SC, so it's actually quite the sensible decision. Judging by the photos, the design of the V60 will be made in the same style as other modern models of the Swedish brand. While exact specifications haven't been released yet, it's expected that the V60 will continue the existing Volvo trim-level hierarchy; entry-level Momentum is ... Read More

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Google Assistant, do more with Nest

Google Assistant, do more with Nest

Nest Cam IQ owners can install a free software update starting today to enable Google ( GOOG , GOOGL ) Assistant. The security camera that's also your personal assistant. Find out more here. With Nest Aware , you'll get an alert on your phone when your Nest Cam spots something you might like to know about-like if a person is at your front door. Read More

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Oxfam apologizes over handling of Haiti abuse scandal

Oxfam apologizes over handling of Haiti abuse scandal

We murdered babies in their cots?. Mr Goldring, who joined the charity in 2013, said he was "deeply sorry" for the comments that he had made while "under stress". The charity has faced accusations it was not transparent about the scandal, which has led to the resignation of its deputy head. The committee will conduct a full investigation into the events that took place in Haiti in the aftermath of the natural disaster - at a time when Goldring was not in charge. Read More

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Android Pay is dead, long live Google Pay

Android Pay is dead, long live Google Pay

Starting today, Google is finally replacing Android Pay completely with Google Pay. Indeed, the Google Wallet app is no more, and it will be rebranded as "Google Pay Send", which is presumably a temporary makeover until the company manages to integrate its features into the core Google Pay app. Read More

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The Walt Disney Co Q1 Earnings Rise

Donegal Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DGICA) has risen 2.91% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.59% the S&P500. According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Zacks Investment Research for this month, the company has a consensus recommendation of 2.13 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell. Read More

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Neptune's "Fart Storm" Is About to Die

As it churns, Neptune's vortex pulls up material from deep within the planet's atmosphere, including copious amounts of hydrogen sulfide, which smells like rotten eggs and nasty farts . Wong said in the NASA statement. "The particles themselves are still highly reflective; they are just slightly darker than the particles in the surrounding atmosphere", Tollefson explained. Read More

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There Are Nearly 100 New Planets Outside Our Solar System Confirms NASA

There Are Nearly 100 New Planets Outside Our Solar System Confirms NASA

Mayo has stated that it's hard to determine if these 100 new planets were actually planets, saying, "We found that some of the signals were caused by multiple star systems or noise from the spacecraft". This solution paved the way for the follow up K2 mission, which is still ongoing as the spacecraft searches for exoplanet transits. However, researchers must examine these dimming events closely to confirm that they are being caused by transiting exoplanets. Read More

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Google removes the button

Google removes the button "View Image" from Image Search

Getty Images had accused Google of distorting search results in favour of its own searches. When users search for " CNN " on Google , the visual stories from CNN will appear. The extension, appropriately dubbed " Make Google Image Search Great Again ", is available to both Firefox and Google Chrome users. The screenshots in Reply's announcement shows how it integrates with Google Hangouts and Android Messages. Read More

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Project Fi expands worldwide coverage to 170 markets

Project Fi expands worldwide coverage to 170 markets

The cost of voice calls varies based on the country. New countries where service is now available include the likes of Belize and Myanmar. Depending on how you count, there's just under 200 countries in the world. On the off chance that your Gmail account incorporates messages (possibly from your carrier) around an up and coming worldwide outing, it'll now naturally advise you if your Fi record will work at your goal. Read More

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Gmail Go for low-end Android devices now available

Gmail Go for low-end Android devices now available

Gmail Go. The other significant step forward will be deeper integration of Google Assistant enabling the app developers also to use the technology in their apps. Android devices dominate in the low and mid-range side of the market while Apple owns the high end thanks to its pricey iPhone 8 and iPhone X. The iPhone X has a starting price of $999. Read More

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US Wants to Privatise NASA's International Space Station, Says Report

US Wants to Privatise NASA's International Space Station, Says Report

According to USA government, the proposed $150 million will be used to create a programme to help prepare private companies or commercial entities to take over the ISS operations over the next seven years, as reported by BBC. "Keeping these advances on track, both technologically and as groundwork for establishing a commercial marketplace in low Earth orbit, is critical". Sen. Read More

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Google working on bringing Smart Reply feature to other messaging apps

Google working on bringing Smart Reply feature to other messaging apps

But as a hint of how it would work, Area 120 said the plan is to offer Smart Replies right into the notifications tab, supposedly when the user receives a notification from the above-mentioned third-party chat apps. The great thing is that you don't actually need to have been formally invited by Google to request access to the Reply app. For example, "Are you at the eatery?", "Are you home yet?" That's Smart Reply in action, and it's going to start rolling out to chat platforms in the ... Read More

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Google Details How Its Chrome Ad Blocker Works

Google Details How Its Chrome Ad Blocker Works

Google dipped its toe in these waters before, starting with the introduction of its Ad Preferences Manager (now called Ad Settings in Google Accounts) in 2009. If the site has not been reviewed, the report will not show anything. Google is working with the Coalition for Better Ads to enforce Better Ads Standards in its browser. Read More

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Bank of America Corp (BAC) Position Increased by First Dallas Securities Inc

BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC raised its stake in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC ) by New% during the September 2017 quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company was downgraded on Thursday, June 9 by UBS. Citigroup downgraded Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC ) on Tuesday, April 4 to "Neutral" rating. Read More

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Microsoft Corp (MSFT) Holder Saratoga Research & Investment Management Has Lowered Its Stake

Account Management Llc who had been investing in Novagold Resources Inc New for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.15B market cap company. Oppenheimer maintained it with "Buy" rating and $100.0 target in Wednesday, December 20 report. Bernstein upgraded the shares of HEINY in report on Friday, October 21 to "Outperform" rating. Read More

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'Justice for Colten': Victoria rally protests acquittal in Saskatchewan trial

'Justice for Colten': Victoria rally protests acquittal in Saskatchewan trial

Almost a thousand people rallied in front of a court house in Saskatoon Saturday to honour the family of Colten Boushie and to express their frustration with the trial of the man accused of killing him. Locally, a peaceful event is planned for Sunday in downtown Kitchener. "I think the perception that's been created here is just very bad in terms of the integrity of that trial and whether racism played a part". Read More

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How to use the new Snapchat update

How to use the new Snapchat update

Snapchat has begun rolling out the latest version of its app, and users are not happy. The social app now has 187 million daily users, after adding 8.9 million at the end of 2017. You might be one of them. The app has updated automatically for most, but if you're one of the lucky ones who doesn't have automatic updates and are curious to see what the hype is all about you'll have to install the update yourself. Read More

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VLC 3.0 exits beta, adds Chromecast support, faster seeking, and more

VLC 3.0 exits beta, adds Chromecast support, faster seeking, and more

VLC, the Swiss Army knife of media players, has been updated to version 3 .0.0. If you want a cross-platform application that's capable of playing basically any video format ever created, then you want VLC. Direct3D 11 output also works on Windows RT, Windows Phone , and Windows 10 Mobile. There's also support for HDR, letting those with compatible displays take advantage of brighter videos with improved dynamic range. Read More

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BC Unemployment rate still the best in Canada

BC Unemployment rate still the best in Canada

The decrease was driven by the loss of 137,000 part-time positions, including more than 59,000 in Ontario. In Ontario, 51,000 jobs were lost followed by Quebec which saw a decline of 17,000 jobs. The unemployment rate in Kitchener-Waterloo fell to 5.1 per cent, but only because of 2,600 drop in the local labour force. It wasn't just Ontario that saw wage growth of more than 3 per cent. Read More

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Pokemon GO Is Getting Even More Hoenn Pokemon This Week, Including Rayquaza

Pokemon GO Is Getting Even More Hoenn Pokemon This Week, Including Rayquaza

Pokemon GO is getting even more Generation 3 Pokemon from the Hoenn Region. Well even more Pokemon will be available for you to see and catch later this month for all you Pokemon trainers out there in the world. The special boxes will stay in the store until February 23rd. In the store, new special bundled boxes will be available for sale until February 23, and Lure Modules will last for six hours instead of the usual 30 minutes. Read More

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Goodbye, Starman: Floating Tesla Roadster Now Heading Toward The Asteroid Belt

Goodbye, Starman: Floating Tesla Roadster Now Heading Toward The Asteroid Belt

However, the news was released just ahead of its quarterly results, which showed a record loss of $675.4m, up from Q4 2016's loss of just $121m. He noted that on Model 3 production, the company's semi-automatic lines are working faster than the fully-automated lines, but the company's engineering firm in Germany has developed a fully-automated line that will be delivered to Tesla's facilities at the end of March. Read More

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Snow leaves roads treacherous in upper Midwest

Snow leaves roads treacherous in upper Midwest

Snow is expected across the region and motorists should plan on slippery road conditions, especially for the evening commute today, the Weather Service said. " Friday morning's commute could prove hard in Chicago and Milwaukee, if not impossible for some spots". About 200 flights were canceled or delayed at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus, Michigan on Friday . Read More

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First Modern Britons Had 'Dark To Black' Skin, Scientists Find

First Modern Britons Had 'Dark To Black' Skin, Scientists Find

This color combination would be unusual today, but ancient DNA evidence suggests that it was the norm among the hunter-gatherers of northern continental Europe during the Mesolithic, Booth said. Since then, scientists have worked hard to predict what he might look like, all the while reconstructing " Cheddar Man ". The model will be shown on the Channel 4 documentary, which is scheduled to be aired on February 18. Read More

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How Disney Earnings Were Saved by Its Theme Parks

How Disney Earnings Were Saved by Its Theme Parks

According toTechCrunch , ESPN Plus will become available this spring, for $4.99 per month. But subscribers won't be able to watch the most popular games for only $4.99. There is no specific launch date for ESPN Plus yet. Skipper before stepping down emphasized that ESPN's strategy was ultimately about providing more content. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8, S8

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8

No reports of the Oreo update being received on unlocked handsets has been reported either, but it could only be a matter of time. It is also quite possible that someone may have leaked the update on goal. The only news we received for that was back in December, when its test firmware was leaked. Germany is the first region reported to be receiving it, and those that were already running the betas will get it first. Read More

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Investors Sell Amazon.com (AMZN) on Strength

About 9.41 million shares traded or 147.18% up from the average. Instinet dropped their price target on shares of Amazon .com from $1,100.00 to $975.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, June 16th. A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. The active investment managers in our partner's database reported: 279.77 million shares, down from 285.20 million shares in 2017Q2. Read More

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 To Launch in India on 14th February

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 To Launch in India on 14th February

Both those phones are now only available in China. In China, the Redmi 5 is available in three variants; one with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage, 3GB RAM and 32GB storage, and 4GB RAM and 32GB storage. This may be a not-so-subtle hint that the company could launch the Redmi Note 5 . There is also a vertically-placed dual-camera setup above a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. Read More

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Rumoured as Next CoD Game

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Rumoured as Next CoD Game

The 2018 entry in the long-running Call of Duty franchise - not due out until November, mind you - will be Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 according to industry insider Marcus Sellars as recently reported by Game Rant . The Nintendo Switch version of this title is said to have support for DLC and unique features like HD Rumble and motion controls. Most gamers reportedly loved that the series went back to its "boots on the ground" gameplay and apparently, they are glad that the next ... Read More

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