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Android and Chromecast devices experience Wi-Fi slow down, confirms Google Android and Chromecast devices experience Wi-Fi slow down, confirms Google
- January 18, 2018

New issues have been reported involving other devices by both companies, and with routers from other brands , like Asus, Linksys, Netgear, and Synology. A Google support page also mentioned that it was aware of the issue "where Chromecast built-in devices may be affecting Wi-Fi network performance". (more...)
Simple text link can freeze recipient's iPhone: security researcher Simple text link can freeze recipient's iPhone: security researcher
- January 18, 2018

If the metadata is much larger than normal then iMessage will lock up the device. Masri, who has tested the chaiOS on iPhone 5S and the iPhone X , claims that the bug can affect the iOS versions 10.0 and above, and even the iOS 11.2.5 beta 5. (more...)
YouTube cracks down on Tide Pod challenge videos YouTube cracks down on Tide Pod challenge videos
- January 18, 2018

Subscribe to Brainstorm Health Daily , our newsletter about the most exciting health innovations. Often called the Tide Pod Challenge in the U.S., in reference to a brand of laundry detergent, videos of the Laundry Pod Challenge have racked up hundreds of thousands of views. (more...)
American Tower Corporation (REIT) (AMT) And Insider Trading Activity
- January 18, 2018

Regal Beloit Corporation (RBC) has risen 45.93% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. This buyback authorization allows the real estate investment trust to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Aureus Asset Management Llc bought 4,090 shares as the company's stock rose 18.69% with the market. Lsv Asset reported 193,398 shares stake. Kayne Anderson Cap LP holds 0.03% in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) or 17,100 shares. (more...)
Honor 9 Lite with Quad Cameras launched in India: Price, Specifications, Availability Honor 9 Lite with Quad Cameras launched in India: Price, Specifications, Availability
- January 18, 2018

Starting with the display, you'll find a 5.65-inch FullView display in the newer 18:9 fashion and it has a resolution of 1080 x 2160 along with a 2.5D glass on top. Accelerometer, light sensor and magnetometer, proximity sensors are given on the phone. The battery is non-removable one. It is powered by a 3000mAh battery which is rated to offer up to 20-hours of talk time on 3G, and a standby time of up to 24 days. (more...)
Xiaomi Mi 7 could be unveiled at MWC 2018 Xiaomi Mi 7 could be unveiled at MWC 2018
- January 18, 2018

Xiaomi was not present at previous year MWC but had launched Mi 5 at MWC 2016. The Chinese company is one of the exhibitors that will participate at MWC. The leaked specs of device suggest that it may come with a 7-inch large display having 18:9 aspect ratio. Further, the Mi Max 3 would feature a 6.99-inch fullHD+ (2160 x 1080) display, along with 3GB / 4GB of RAM and 64GB / 128GB of native storage, which will probably be expandable. (more...)
Apple gives out $2500 in stocks to most employees Apple gives out $2500 in stocks to most employees
- January 18, 2018

Other than Apple, other USA companies also issued bonuses to their employees. Apple's stock hit an all-time intraday high of $179.39 a share on Tuesday. Apple announced earlier today that it would be bringing most of its cash back to the U.S. from overseas (and paying $38 billion in taxes in the process), a move that would seem to be predicated by the recent overhaul of the corporate tax rate in the US. (more...)
AJ129: 'Potentially hazardous' huge asteroid is heading in our direction AJ129: 'Potentially hazardous' huge asteroid is heading in our direction
- January 18, 2018

It's classed a " potentially hazardous " by Nasa and will fly past at a speed of around 67,000mph (107,826kmh). Conspiracy theorists claim the Earth is due a direct hit with an asteroid . Fortunately, the chances of such a strike are remote, in the near future at least. Hypothetically, if the asteroid were to impact Earth, scientist warn that there would be a "very severe global impact". (more...)
Future of auto industry on display at NAIAS Future of auto industry on display at NAIAS
- January 18, 2018

It has 270 horsepower, makes 429 pound-feet of torque and produces 50 percent less emissions than current engines on the market. Past year sales fell 2 percent to 17.2 million, still near record highs. Volkswagen's redesigned Jetta offers more room - and a shot at redemption as the automaker recovers from a 2015 emissions-cheating scandal. One thing that might help: more vehicle for less money. (more...)
Next iOS Update Will Disable Power Management Feature, Fix iPhone Performance Next iOS Update Will Disable Power Management Feature, Fix iPhone Performance
- January 18, 2018

We've already been told that Apple would release an iOS update in the future to give users more information about their battery status. But to sue the company on behalf of consumers who owned the older iPhones , alleging breach of contract because, they said, they never consented to allow Apple to slow their older iPhones. (more...)
Another Storm Will Dump Eight Inches Of Snow On The UK Tonight Another Storm Will Dump Eight Inches Of Snow On The UK Tonight
- January 18, 2018

He continued: "The final track of the storm will be crucial to which areas become worst affected by the snow, but at this stage it looks like the worst weather will hit the same areas as last night". Exisiting yellow warnings for snow in the north of the United Kingdom for Wednesday overnight into Thursday have also been upgraded to Amber. There is also a possibility that some bridges may close. (more...)
Apple to make $30 bn investment in Capex in US Apple to make $30 bn investment in Capex in US
- January 18, 2018

Apple's CEO Tim Cook recently commented on the issue of phone batteries and also highlighted the plans about the company's phones. Apple already employs 84,000 people in all 50 states in the US. On Wednesday morning in a tent set up at 520 Evans Avenue, a standing ovation broke out for the man at the helm of one of the most influential technology companies in the country, Apple's Chief Executive Officer, Tim Cook, showed up for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the company's new downtown ... (more...)
Alleged Moto G6 Plus prototype unit pictures leaked online Alleged Moto G6 Plus prototype unit pictures leaked online
- January 18, 2018

Importantly, all the three Moto G series smartphones appear to have a fingerprint scanner on the front that is missing from the new Moto X and Moto Z models. So let's take a look what are these phones bringing. It includes a secondary microphone, 3.5mm audio jack, USB-C port and 3,200mAh battery. It is available in Fine Gold, Super Black and Grape Juice and costs just $11.24. (more...)
Apple's Suppliers Start Shipping The New Apple HomePod Apple's Suppliers Start Shipping The New Apple HomePod
- January 18, 2018

However, you can switch your news source seamlessly using Siri by telling the assistant to switch to Fox News , CNN , or the Washington Post . Mac Rumors has confirmed that the new audio news feature has been rolled out to Apple devices in the U.S. (more...)
Apple accelerates USA investment and job creation Apple accelerates USA investment and job creation
- January 17, 2018

Apple announced Wednesday that it will be investing $350 billion in the USA economy over the next five years, creating more than 20,000 jobs. Apple claims the payment is likely "the largest of its kind ever made". Apple said that it broke ground on a new facility in Reno, Nevada today that will be used to support existing locations within the state. The announcement of a new campus was only a small portion of the overall press release, which presented several financial details regarding ... (more...)
Google to make artificial intelligence accessible to every business Google to make artificial intelligence accessible to every business
- January 17, 2018

And those folks don't come cheap ; demand for AI experts is off the charts right now, and with a relatively few number of qualified people that can fill those jobs, a disproportionate amount of machine-learning talent is concentrated at the big platform companies. (more...)
Sources Reckon That Fable 4 Developed By Playground Games is Really Happening Sources Reckon That Fable 4 Developed By Playground Games is Really Happening
- January 17, 2018

This all comes nearly two years since Microsoft canned the free-to-play Fable Legends and Lionhead closed its doors for good , and following all of that, there's been little to no details on the possibility of another Fable game without Lionhead. (more...)
Microsoft is bringing the Surface Book 2 to all Surface markets Microsoft is bringing the Surface Book 2 to all Surface markets
- January 17, 2018

The hybrid hasn't previously been on sale in these territories, and pricing is still to be confirmed. Back in October, Microsoft surprisingly announced the Surface Book 2 in 13- and 15-inch variants, on the same day that the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update was released. (more...)
Sony's New Flagship Handset Rumored To Feature 4K Display Sony's New Flagship Handset Rumored To Feature 4K Display
- January 17, 2018

The 4K OLED-toting Sony flagship will reportedly be made will be made official during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) set to take place at the end of February in Barcelona, Spain. Last but not least, Sony's flagship will feature IP68 certification and 3,420 mAh battery. It's said to have a dual camera setup consisting of a 18MP shooter with a 1.33μm pixel size and a 12MP camera with a 1.38μm pixel size. (more...)
Meizu M6s image and specs leaked ahead of China debut Meizu M6s image and specs leaked ahead of China debut
- January 17, 2018

The major USPs of the Meizu M6s are an 18:9 display, an Exynos processor, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. It reveals that the smartphone would be arriving with a 5.7-inch In-Cell display that will be producing HD screen resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels. (more...)