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Intel says Spectre, Meltdown fix faulty, advises users against installing Intel says Spectre, Meltdown fix faulty, advises users against installing
- January 25, 2018

It turns out that Intel's fix for its processor security issues needs a fix of its own. More than six months after Google informed Intel that almost all the computers on the planet released in the last 20 years have security holes thanks to a chip design flaw, Intel seems no closer to completely addressing the Meltdown and Spectre issues than it did when it first went public with the news in early January. (more...)
The Making of Monster Hunter: World Episode I: Concept The Making of Monster Hunter: World Episode I: Concept
- January 25, 2018

Capcom shares have gained more than 40 percent since September, when it first showed detailed footage of the game, outperforming the broader Japanese equity market and even a rally in Nintendo Co. Meanwhile, in the interview, Fujioka and Tokuda revealed that adjustments and improvements were made to make it easier for players new to the franchise to jump in with Monster Hunter: World . (more...)
New And Updated DuckDuckGo Tools Have Privacy Protection You've Always Wanted New And Updated DuckDuckGo Tools Have Privacy Protection You've Always Wanted
- January 25, 2018

As of today, DuckDuckGo's search engine provided solutions to the queries of more than 16 billion queries since its launch nearly a decade ago. Smarter encryption ensures the DuckDuckGo app, or browser with extension, will always return the encrypted version of a page when one is available. (more...)
Crossvault Capital Management LLC Has $2.07 Million Holdings in Intel Co Crossvault Capital Management LLC Has $2.07 Million Holdings in Intel Co
- January 25, 2018

Invesco Ltd who had been investing in Intel Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $215.56 billion market cap company. The stock increased 11.11% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $0.4. (NASDAQ:FIVN) on Friday, March 17 to "Overweight" rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, July 27 report. (more...)
Idea Cellular Q3 net loss expands to Rs1,285 crore Idea Cellular Q3 net loss expands to Rs1,285 crore
- January 25, 2018

The numbers come almost a week after Bharti Airtel , India's largest telecom operator , reported a 39 per cent fall in consolidated net profit for the third quarter this fiscal to about Rs 306 crore. The overall subscriber base stood at 203 million as on December 31, 2017. Adjusting for IUC impact, absolute ebitda declined by 3.2 per cent QoQ. Idea shares were trading down 5 per cent after the results were announced, versus the wider market that was steady. (more...)
Maruti set to reveal future game-plan at Auto Expo 2018 Maruti set to reveal future game-plan at Auto Expo 2018
- January 25, 2018

Maruti Suzuki India will showcase a concept electric compact SUV, e-SURVIVOR at the upcoming Auto Expo reiterating its plans to launch an electric vehicle in India in 2020. Maruti Suzuki has completed preparations for the launch of its new Generation Hatchback Swift and the company will launch it in February 2018. Among the other main attractions is a working model of next generation hybrid technology that promises to bring down emissions, reduce dependence on fossil fuels and ... (more...)
Here's Facebook's survey for news website trustworthiness Here's Facebook's survey for news website trustworthiness
- January 25, 2018

Facebook users if they are familiar with particular sources and if they find them truthful. But Mosseri tweeted that the survey was created to recognize news outlets with broad recognition and trust among its users . "The idea is that some news organisations are only trusted by their readers or watchers, and others are broadly trusted across society even by those who don't follow them directly", he added. (more...)
Cloned monkeys bring identikit humans a step closer Cloned monkeys bring identikit humans a step closer
- January 25, 2018

Since then many other mammals have been cloned using the same somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) technique, which involves transferring cell nucleus DNA to a donated egg cell that is then prompted to develop into an embryo. Some species just are like that; for example, mice and cats are easy to clone, but rats and dogs are hard. Monkeys, though, have proved more hard, for reasons scientists still don't totally understand. (more...)
Rocket Lab puts disco ball into orbit Rocket Lab puts disco ball into orbit
- January 25, 2018

Dubbed the " Humanity Star ", it is an 8kg carbon fibre geodesic sphere with 65 reflective panels, which will reflect sunlight as it spins. "No matter where you are in the world, or what is happening in your life, everyone will be able to see the Humanity Star in the night sky". (more...)
Brexit transition period will be agreed by March Brexit transition period will be agreed by March
- January 25, 2018

Rees-Mogg asked if that would make Britain a "vassal state" during the transition period after Brexit . "We are transitioning from one state to another. Britain, however, would no longer have a vote in European Union institutions. Instead, he was slapped down by May, but won support in a Conservative Party which is losing members at a time when opposition Labour is enjoying record support. (more...)
Fitbit throws Pebble owners a bone with six more months of support Fitbit throws Pebble owners a bone with six more months of support
- January 25, 2018

Fitbit Ionic , the first device powered by Fitbit OS, showcases many features and experiences Pebble users will find familiar, from a developer-friendly SDK to an app gallery where users can tailor their Ionic experience with more than 350 awesome apps and clock faces. (more...)
Anthem Release Might Be Pushed To Early 2019, Anthem Release Might Be Pushed To Early 2019, "2018 Window Was Unrealistic"
- January 25, 2018

An additional report from Kotaku's Jason Schreier sheds more light into what's going on internally over at Bioware. Reportedly, Anthem release might be pushed to early 2019 while BioWare will be focusing the majority of its team on it. (more...)
Qualcomm Slapped With $1.5 Billion Fine For Buying Its Way Into iPhones Qualcomm Slapped With $1.5 Billion Fine For Buying Its Way Into iPhones
- January 25, 2018

Still, the European Union decision could make Qualcomm more vulnerable to chipmaker Broadcom Ltd's (AVGO.O) $103 billion hostile bid, since Broadcom argues it can smooth rocky relations with customers such as Apple.(INTC.O). Qualcomm previously accused Apple of infringing technology patents related to improving the battery life of smartphones, only for Apple to countersue with allegations that the chipmaker infringed on at least eight of its battery patents. (more...)
Plex Now Lets You Stream Your Media in VR With Friends Plex Now Lets You Stream Your Media in VR With Friends
- January 25, 2018

With a Daydream-compatible Android smartphone and the requisite headset, you'll be able to watch movies or TV shows from any media server linked to your Plex account in virtual reality . For example, when you hit play on a video, the blinds in your apartment come down and the "room" becomes darker. Therefore, transferring such content to a media server and then streaming it through the VR headset would make life easier for the users. (more...)
SpaceX fires up powerful new Falcon Heavy rocket SpaceX fires up powerful new Falcon Heavy rocket
- January 25, 2018

Adding a heavy-lift capability that is comparatively cheap because it reuses components from previous launches allows SpaceX to enter into a new market of delivering heavier cargo while efficiently putting more of their used boosters to service. (more...)
Google I/O 2018 dates discovered: runs from May 8 to May 10 Google I/O 2018 dates discovered: runs from May 8 to May 10
- January 25, 2018

But from then on, it gets more interesting. Indeed, it seems like Google is still working out what it wants to show off at IO 2018. As soon as we get some more details about exactly what Google has planned for this years developer conference we will let you guys know. (more...)
Microsoft Introduces New Privacy Tools For Windows Insiders Microsoft Introduces New Privacy Tools For Windows Insiders
- January 25, 2018

Since coming under fire for its data collection practices since the launch of Windows 10, Microsoft's greater transparency on the data it collects from customers' using its operating system is welcome. Search functionality is available which you use to find specific event data. "Our commitment is to be fully transparent on the diagnostic data collected from your Windows devices, how it is used, and to provide you with increased control over that data", she wrote. (more...)
Apple's 6.1-inch LCD iPhone may give 3D Touch a miss Apple's 6.1-inch LCD iPhone may give 3D Touch a miss
- January 25, 2018

If we talk about one more analyser, Apple has sold out around 20% of its iPhones with iPhone X in the fourth quarter of previous year. Noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities has also been reported to warn that the company may end up discontinuing the iPhone X sometime in the middle of this year. (more...)
Apple's Next iOS Update To Add Battery Monitoring, Business Chat, AR Tools Apple's Next iOS Update To Add Battery Monitoring, Business Chat, AR Tools
- January 25, 2018

As part of the upcoming iOS 11 .3, iPhone users will get a recommendation if a battery needs to be serviced. After many months of rumors, Apple announced that it is launching a personal health record (PHR) feature with iOS 11.3, the beta of which launched Wednesday to users in Apple's iOS Developer Program. (more...)
Ford Focus RS engine problems: owners promised free repairs Ford Focus RS engine problems: owners promised free repairs
- January 24, 2018

Ford had acknowledged an engine issue in its hottest hatch in recent weeks, but did not name a specific cause. It's thought that the heat produced by the engine is leading to slight distortions in the cylinder block, meaning that the head gasket can not seal the block effectively. (more...)