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Mobile Leads US Market in LTE Availability, Speed in Q4 Mobile Leads US Market in LTE Availability, Speed in Q4
- January 22, 2018

Nationally, T-Mobile customers who used the test had an average download speed of 19.4 megabits per second on 4G connections, followed by Verizon at 17.8 Mbps, AT&T at 13.3 Mbps and Sprint at 12 Mbps. That's less than a half a percentage point separating them. AT&T and Sprint are still stuck below the 90 percent barrier, but are also surprisingly close on 87 and 85.6 percent coverage, respectively. (more...)
Upcoming Sony Xperia Smartphone With 5.7-Inch Display Hits FCC Upcoming Sony Xperia Smartphone With 5.7-Inch Display Hits FCC
- January 22, 2018

According to the latest FCC filing, the newest flagship by Sony will have a 5.7-inch screen with 18:9 screen ratio. The FCC documents also reveal that there will be a single port used for charging and connecting headphones. Not just this, but the handset has also been rumored to come with a 18MP primary shooter and a 12MP secondary camera to form a dual-camera upgrade. (more...)
Bugatti Chiron is first to use ultra-tough 3D-printed brake caliper Bugatti Chiron is first to use ultra-tough 3D-printed brake caliper
- January 22, 2018

That makes it about 40 percent lighter than the current brake caliper used on the Chiron . It took Bugatti and Laser Zentrum Nord (with which it collaborated on the project) just three months to develop the titanium components. Forged from blocks of high-strength aluminium alloy, the Chiron already makes use of the world's largest and most powerful calipers. Bugatti says each caliper takes around 45 hours to print, and the production process also involves 11 hours of finishing work on a ... (more...)
Stock In Spotlight: NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Stock In Spotlight: NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)
- January 22, 2018

At the end of 09/30/2017 reporting period, 532 institutional holders increased their position in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) by some 19,115,452 shares, 422 decreased positions by 28,469,332 and 99 held positions by 342,466,660. Therefore 69% are positive. NVIDIA Corporation ( NVDA ) has an Analysts' Mean Recommendation of 2.3, according to data compiled by Finviz. As per Wednesday, February 1, the company rating was initiated by Sidoti. (more...)
The first Ford Mustang Bullitt just raised a huge sum for charity The first Ford Mustang Bullitt just raised a huge sum for charity
- January 22, 2018

The Mustang Bullitt is due out this summer, and will come equipped with a special white cue ball shifter in a nod to the movie. When all was said and done, the hammer price was recorded at $300,000. Then again, this is no ordinary pony auto. The 2019 Bullitt will be on a six-speed manual transmission and is able to gain a maximum hustle of 163 miles per hour. (more...)
Apple partners with Malala to support education for girls Apple partners with Malala to support education for girls
- January 22, 2018

The tech giant plans to help the fund in areas including technology, curriculum and research. Tim Cook and Malala met late a year ago when the Apple CEO was on a business trip to the UK. The Malala Fund aims to extend secondary education to more than 100,000 underprivileged girls. Some of the biggest challenges facing girls' education are gender discrimination, religious extremism, poverty, and war. (more...)
SpaceX unable to test fire Falcon Heavy rocket SpaceX unable to test fire Falcon Heavy rocket
- January 22, 2018

Meanwhile, SpaceX also has a launch scheduled at the Cape for clients including the US government via the ISS that might be impacted, as well, depending on how long the shutdown lasts. But the 45th says it can't do these crucial tasks during the shutdown. The static fire test of the Falcon Heavy will ignite all 27 engines on the triple-core rocket for the first time. (more...)
IPhone X, iPhone 8 get massive price cuts on Flipkart, Amazon IPhone X, iPhone 8 get massive price cuts on Flipkart, Amazon
- January 22, 2018

LG V30+ , the newest flagship smartphone from the South Korean company, is also available at up to Rs 5,000 additional discount on exchange. Amazon is giving a discount of Rs2,000, cashback offer of 10% on HDFC Bank cards and an additional exchange offer of up to Rs11,000 on older smartphones. (more...)
Dense fog advisory issued Dense fog advisory issued
- January 22, 2018

The National Weather Service issued a dense fog advisory for the area Monday that will remain in effect until 9 a.m. Visibility will be reduced to one quarter mile or less, especially along the immediate coast. A chance of freezing rain - and a daytime high of 2 C - might make for slippery driving. "Some inconsequential drizzle may be present during the Monday morning commute", Environment Canada said. (more...)
Google Arts and Culture selfie artwork matching functionality rolled out in India Google Arts and Culture selfie artwork matching functionality rolled out in India
- January 22, 2018

Using computer vision technology, the Google Arts & Culture app matches a user's selfie with art from the collections of art museums worldwide that it has in its database. The app now allows Canadian users to upload selfies and, after a lightning-quick scan through the annals of art, offers users a selection of artwork doppelgangers . (more...)
Xiaomi Mi 6X's alleged rear panel photo surfaces online Xiaomi Mi 6X's alleged rear panel photo surfaces online
- January 22, 2018

There is no Fingerprint Scanner the rear of the smartphone which means it may either sport a rear mounted scanner or might rely on the Face recognition as Apple is doing with its iPhone X. warranty from either the seller or phone manufacturer, and although technically the "item is international", working with "world wide GSM networks", you shouldn't expect very solid LTE support. (more...)
Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) Major Shareholder Sells $14246685.00 in Stock
- January 22, 2018

About 194,756 shares traded or 7.54% up from the average. Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has risen 37.41% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.08% the S&P500. Polaris Greystone Finance Gp Ltd Liability Com holds 1.82% of its portfolio in Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) for 240,697 shares. (NYSE:MSI) for 804,644 shares. (more...)
Millie Bobby Brown's Converse sneakers were the SAG Awards' best accessory Millie Bobby Brown's Converse sneakers were the SAG Awards' best accessory
- January 22, 2018

These are probably our favorite photos of the night from the 2018 SAG Awards! The dual nominee (she's up for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor and Best Ensemble in a Drama Series) wore the elegant gown with low-top, white Converse Chuck Taylor All-Stars. (more...)
Google may sell audiobooks on Play Store Google may sell audiobooks on Play Store
- January 22, 2018

They weren't-or, rather, tapping the banner now takes you to a 404 error page within the app and on the web. This comes off the back of Android Police finding references to audiobooks when sifting through APK files for the Google Play app last November. (more...)
Activision CEO of Publishing Erich Hirshberg Stepping Down in March
- January 21, 2018

We assume Hirshberg is off to seek new ventures, though he has not yet stated what those might be. Call of Duty has been the one of (if not the) highest-earning games annually across the entire industry, with both Destiny games performing in kind. (more...)
XQc Suspended and Fined XQc Suspended and Fined
- January 21, 2018

The Overwatch League announced the punishment on Twitter just before the Dallas Fuel took the league's stage on January 19 to face London Spitfire. The league released a statement saying Felix had been suspended for "violating the Overwatch League Code Of Conduct during his individual stream on Thursday". (more...)
Destiny 2's Latest Faction Rally Is A Bit Of A Mess Destiny 2's Latest Faction Rally Is A Bit Of A Mess
- January 21, 2018

Some have noted this provides little incentive to participate in Faction Rallies until the final one of the season, as you're more likely to obtain previously available gear now. A new auto rifle will be available as the Winner's Offering at the end of this rally, and with every subsequent rally, the previous offering will be added to Faction engram rewards, alongside an additional weapon. (more...)
Apple Plans to Hire 20000 Workers Over the Next Five Years Apple Plans to Hire 20000 Workers Over the Next Five Years
- January 21, 2018

Cook described its Reno data center as a key component of an ecosystem that delivers billions of iMessages, more than a billion photos and tens of millions of Facetime video calls around the world each day. "Apple also told employees Wednesday it is issuing each of them a bonus of $2,500 in restricted stock, according to a person familiar with the matter". (more...)
Apple to Add 20000 Jobs, Construct 2nd Campus Apple to Add 20000 Jobs, Construct 2nd Campus
- January 20, 2018

Cook refused to "take a position" on how the new tax plan will affect individual Americans but commented on the corporate tax saying, "I do believe the corporate side will result in job creation and a faster growing economy". Said another way, it will invest less than $0.15 of every $1 in overseas profits that it could bring back from overseas - not exactly a high return. While announcements of wage hikes and hiring sprees from Apple, Walmart, AT&T, Comcast, Wells Fargo and other companies ... (more...)
WhatsApp Business App Launched; India Debut Shortly WhatsApp Business App Launched; India Debut Shortly
- January 20, 2018

The Facebook-owned company has finally released the WhatsApp Business app for Android. You can download WhatsApp Business from the Play Store here. The Whatsapp Web edition will also be optimized so that a person can represent the business and manage all the incoming, outgoing messages with the convenience of a desktop computer. (more...)