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Cape City, a Metropolis of four Million, Might Quickly Run Dry Cape City, a Metropolis of four Million, Might Quickly Run Dry
- January 30, 2018

Nearly 2 million tourists flock to Cape Town every year to bathe on sandy white beaches, explore natural features like Table Mountain or to sip wine in dozens of nearby vineyards. However at the same time the central government of Cape Town who has always lost majority seats in the city is refusing to declare it an emergency, which means they will have to provide services and financial aid as it puts the local government in jeopardy and is great anti-campaign before elections. (more...)
Child experts ask Facebook to pull down Messenger Kids app Child experts ask Facebook to pull down Messenger Kids app
- January 30, 2018

Messenger Kids allows children under the age of 13 to connect to other people through text and video chats, either one-on-one or in groups. Josh Golin, the executive director of the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, who organized the letter, acknowledged that Messenger Kids would become a popular app. (more...)
Super Blue Blood Moon To Take Place On Jan. 31 Super Blue Blood Moon To Take Place On Jan. 31
- January 30, 2018

In the eastern USA, the moon will set and the sun will rise before the total lunar eclipse begins, meaning you will not be able to see the moon turn a vibrant orangish-red. This is sometimes referred to as a "blood moon" because of the reddish appearance the moon takes on. "Unfortunately, eclipse viewing will be more challenging in the Eastern time zone". (more...)
New Mercedes-Benz A-Class to be unveiled on February 2 New Mercedes-Benz A-Class to be unveiled on February 2
- January 30, 2018

Plath noted that several new engines are offered for the new S-Class, the two new engines available for the Nigerian Market are petrol (S 450) variants of six-cylinder in-line engines and a new V8 biturbo petrol engine (S 560). A new layout in the controls seem to be in place too. It is expected that the vehicle will receive an extended range of petrol and diesel units. The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class will celebrate its world premiere in Amsterdam on February 2nd. (more...)
Given Up For Dead, NASA Satellite Found Operating By Amateur Astronomer Given Up For Dead, NASA Satellite Found Operating By Amateur Astronomer
- January 30, 2018

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, Maryland has confirmed that the satellite discovered on January 20 by an amateur astronomer is very likely the lost Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration ( IMAGE ) space weather satellite. (more...)
Google completes acquisition of HTC assets, to expand focus in APAC region Google completes acquisition of HTC assets, to expand focus in APAC region
- January 30, 2018

The acquisition was announced back in September 2017 but now it has passed the requisite approvals and is finalized. As per reports, over 2000 HTC employees from the smartphone team have joined Google and they will be working on the company's Pixel devices and other related products. (more...)
Asus Zenfone 3 gets an Oreo serving Asus Zenfone 3 gets an Oreo serving
- January 30, 2018

According to Asus, you should free up at least 1.5GB storage before starting the software update. To recall, in August previous year, the company had promised an Oreo update for the entire ZenFone 3 and ZenFone 4 range. Once the Oreo update is updated, the newest features will be onboard the Asus ZenFone 3 update. Available in two different models, the ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) sports a 5.5-inch FHD display, while the ZenFone (ZE520KL) offers a 5.2-inch FHD display. (more...)
HMD Global Introduces a 4G Variant of the Nokia 3310 in China HMD Global Introduces a 4G Variant of the Nokia 3310 in China
- January 30, 2018

The new Nokia 3310 4G packs 512MB expandable storage (up to 64GB) and sports a 2.4-inch display, along with a 2-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash. The phone weighs around 88.1 grams and measures 117 x 52.4 x 13.35 mm. On the display, there's a polarizing film placed which gives the allowance to users to view the contents of the screen evidently in even direct sunlight. (more...)
Vivo Xplay7 to come with 10GB RAM, 4K OLED display Vivo Xplay7 to come with 10GB RAM, 4K OLED display
- January 30, 2018

Recently, Vivo launched its Vivo X20 Plus UD smartphone in China with in-display fingerprint sensor. And much to the pleasure of fans, the same smartphone has been leaked through Weibo posts that reveals some of the mains specifications. (more...)
Waymo orders 'thousands' of more self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans Waymo orders 'thousands' of more self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans
- January 30, 2018

The company is also involved in a partnership with BMW, Intel and Mobileye to develop an autonomous vehicle platform. Waymo isn't the only one hoping to launch autonomous driving services in some capacity soon, however; GM's Cruise is looking to deploy "at scale" in 2019, and Uber says it'll have limited commercial availability of its service in around 18 months. (more...)
Apple Working On Three New Macs With Custom Co-Processors This Year Apple Working On Three New Macs With Custom Co-Processors This Year
- January 30, 2018

The company is said to be working on at least three new Mac models which will feature an ARM coprocessor. So far, Apple has used two different custom chips for its Macs, including the T1 that debuted in late 2016 to power the Touch Bar touchscreen on 2016 (or later) MacBook Pro models. (more...)
Microsoft buy cloud gaming platform PlayFab Microsoft buy cloud gaming platform PlayFab
- January 30, 2018

PlayFab current serves more than 700 million gamers and is used as the back end for more than 1,200 games. Even though PlayFab is available on AWS right now, native integration of PlayFab on Azure in the future will make it more compelling for game developers. (more...)
Facebook says its news feed changes will promote more local news Facebook says its news feed changes will promote more local news
- January 30, 2018

As part of its commitment towards radically changing the News Feed to show more friends from posts and high-quality news from publishers, Facebook today announced another change to the News Feed. We've worked closely with local publishers through the Facebook Journalism Project over the previous year, visiting newsrooms around the world to provide training and support for journalists, as well as building products that work for their publications and readers. (more...)
'Super Blue Blood Moon' to take place January 31 'Super Blue Blood Moon' to take place January 31
- January 30, 2018

According to NASA , this very rare combination is the first in 35 years and the next one won't happen until 2037. But this is more than a super moon . In Paducah, the maximum eclipse will happen at 6:54 a.m., and the moon will be right on or just below the horizon. This blood moon will also be a supermoon because it's closer to earth: it will appear slightly larger and slightly brighter than a typical full moon . (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) PT Lowered to $13.00 at Susquehanna Bancshares Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) PT Lowered to $13.00 at Susquehanna Bancshares
- January 30, 2018

It has outperformed by 13.73% the S&P500. According to Advanced Micro Devices, Inc .'s latest 13F filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), institutional ownership is at 61.05%. The stock has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, June 20. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Mizuho maintained the shares of AMD in report on Monday, July 10 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
New Species Of African Dinosaur Gives Key Insight Into Continent's History New Species Of African Dinosaur Gives Key Insight Into Continent's History
- January 29, 2018

A team led by vertebrate paleontologist Hesham Sallam of Egypt's Mansoura University reported the find Monday in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution . By the late Cretaceous, the super-continent of Pangaea had begun to split apart, with giant landmasses gradually moving into the configurations seen today. (more...)
Automotive Automatic Transmission (AT) System Market Analysis 2018-22 Automotive Automatic Transmission (AT) System Market Analysis 2018-22
- January 29, 2018

Along with strategically analyzing the key micro markets, the report also focuses on industry-specific drivers, restraints, opportunities and challenges in the Copper Strips market. It focuses on analysis of product revenue for top players in order to get the information of market share, growth rate, and present situation analysis . (more...)
Huawei P20 variants and color options might have just been revealed
- January 29, 2018

According to a leak by renowned tipster Roland Quandt, the next generation of P-series will be named as Huawei P20. The three phones seem to be codenamed after the literary Brontë sisters, but don't expect to see Jane Eyre or Wuthering Heights themed versions of the Huawei P20 when it launches. (more...)
Shares Of Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) sold By IVERS-READ GILLIAN C
- January 29, 2018

Provise Management Group Llc who had been investing in At&T Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $230.21 billion market cap company. Following the transaction, the director now owns 21,118 shares in the company, valued at $1,372,036.46. Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $2.78 million activity. (more...)
Microsoft issues patch to disable Spectre fix Microsoft issues patch to disable Spectre fix
- January 29, 2018

Intel has been making headlines as a chipset flaw named as Meltdown and Spectre have been creating major security issues on all computer platforms including Windows, Linux, and macOS. "We recommend Windows customers, when appropriate, reenable the mitigation against CVE-2017-5715 when Intel reports that this unpredictable system behaviour has been resolved for your device". (more...)