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Apple AirPods to get hands-free 'Hey Siri' feature, water resistance Apple AirPods to get hands-free 'Hey Siri' feature, water resistance
- February 22, 2018

The voice-activated pair will be able to wake when a user gives the "Hey Siri" command, much like the iPhone and Apple's new HomePod . Apple's in-house W1 is already pretty great at managing battery life, wirelessly connecting the headphones to compatible devices, and automatically engaging the microphone when detecting movement. (more...)
WhatsApp cofounder invests $50 million into encrypted messaging app Signal WhatsApp cofounder invests $50 million into encrypted messaging app Signal
- February 22, 2018

Brian Acton, a co-founder of the Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp, is donating $50 million to a new nonprofit supporting the encrypted messaging app Signal. This means Signal can add staff and eliminate the uncertainty that has plagued the project since its inception. Indeed, underneath the blog post is a cheery "we're hiring" sign, listing calls for server, Android, desktop and iOS developers, as well as a designer . (more...)
4G Internet Speed Slowest in India; Pakistanis Enjoy Twice as Fast Browsing 4G Internet Speed Slowest in India; Pakistanis Enjoy Twice as Fast Browsing
- February 22, 2018

At present, on an average, not taking into account end consumer experience, the 4G speed in India has been measured at 6 Mbps, whereas in Pakistan mobile consumers are getting 14 Mbps speed. Among the countries where 4G network is efficient are - UAE with 28 mbps speed, Japan with 25 mpbs, United Kingdom with 23 mbps, United States with 16 mbps and Russian Federation with 15 mbps. (more...)
UTorrent vulnerabilities leave users at risk of hacking and snooping UTorrent vulnerabilities leave users at risk of hacking and snooping
- February 22, 2018

In January , the team were forced to go public on a security flaw in BitTorrent's transmission app which could let hackers gain control of a user's computer. The nature of the exploit is such that an attacker could craft a URL that would cause actions to trigger in the client without the user's consent (e.g. (more...)
Google worker says he was sacked for liberal views Google worker says he was sacked for liberal views
- February 22, 2018

According to Chevalier, he was sacked six weeks after human resources met with him to discuss his posts on internal forums , in November 2017. "It is a cruel irony that Google attempted to justify firing me by claiming that my social networking posts showed bias against my harassers", Chevalier said in a statement . (more...)
Global Flexible Waterproof Coatings Market 2017 - AkzoNobel, ALLIOS, ARDEX ENDURA, Armstrong Chemicals
- February 22, 2018

This market report helps in understanding the key product segments and their future. Therefore, marine industry is expected to boost high demand for corrosion protective coatings in the global market. Growth, Future Prospects & Competitive Analysis, and Forecast 2017 - 2025, the Corrosion Protective Coatings (CPC) market is expected to reach US$ 47.7Bn by 2025, expanding at a CAGR of 7.1% from 2017 to 2025. (more...)
Hovde Group Upgrades Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida (NASDAQ:SBCF) to "Outperform"
- February 22, 2018

BidaskClub lowered Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th. It has outperformed by 21.93% the S&P500. Westover Capital Ltd Com stated it has 4,363 shares. Finally, B. Riley reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $30.00 target price on shares of Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida in a report on Friday, January 26th. (more...)
This website lets you track the Tesla Roadster in space This website lets you track the Tesla Roadster in space
- February 22, 2018

The Tesla Roadster Elon Musk strapped to a rocket and launched into space has received so much fanfare that there is a website exclusively dedicated to tracking its current location. Zipping along at 43,177 miles per hour, Elon Musk's cherry-red Tesla Roadster has exceeded its 36,000-mile warranty - 720 times, in fact. It's probably the vehicle with the most numbers of miles tied to it in the world - in the universe, actually. (more...)
Kendrick Lamar and SZA Sued by Artist Over Kendrick Lamar and SZA Sued by Artist Over "All the Stars" Video
- February 22, 2018

Lina Iris Viktor claims her fine art titled " Constellations I", " Constellations II " and " Constellations III " are being used in the official music video for the musicians' song " All the Stars ". The moment in question comes at 2:59 in the video , as Lamar wanders through a hallway covered in murals that do appear to closely resemble larger versions of Viktor's work. (more...)
You might get a Galaxy S9 sooner than we thought You might get a Galaxy S9 sooner than we thought
- February 22, 2018

According to Korea's The Investor we can expect to have the Samsung Galaxy S9 available to buy from 16 March. It's worth waiting for the new devices to launch for two reasons. The detail comes from the Korea Phone Lost & Found Center, a local authority where you can report misplaced devices. IHS market analysts recommend that the Galaxy S9 series should be marketed to Samsung smartphone owners who bought their devices two years ago. (more...)
Ferrari's most powerful V8 engine beast 488 Pista revealed; See pictures! Ferrari's most powerful V8 engine beast 488 Pista revealed; See pictures!
- February 22, 2018

Ferrari is preparing to rock the racetrack with its most powerful V8 supercar ever. Top speed is in excess of an already thoroughly excessive 340 km/h (211 mph) - you'd be lucky to find a racetrack you could top it out on. Ferrari says that one of its main objectives with this new Pista was to make the auto easier for non-pro drivers to control at the limit. The auto uses Ferrari's magnetorheological suspension set-up. (more...)
Hyundai Santa Fe debuts with a diesel and an XL version Hyundai Santa Fe debuts with a diesel and an XL version
- February 22, 2018

It's the fourth iteration of the badge since 2001, and launches in the hyper-competitive large SUV segment in July. The new Santa Fe has also grown in size with an overall length of about 4750 mm, a width of 1879, and an increased wheelbase of 2766 mm. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Review Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Review
- February 22, 2018

Imagine this, from its launch in February 2017, the Redmi Note 4 has sold more than 5 million units in six months and as of today, Xiaomi has shipped more than 9.6 million units of the device. Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 sports a metal unibody design seen on the previous Redmi Note 4 series, but there's one big difference this time: the display. (more...)
Hackers could take over Tinder account with just one phone number Hackers could take over Tinder account with just one phone number
- February 22, 2018

Now to Tinder. The app's developers forgot to check the client ID number in the login token from Account Kit , meaning it would accept the aforementioned "aks" cookie as a legit token. This enabled the attacker to use any other app's access token provided by Account Kit to take over the real Tinder accounts of other users. Have you fallen victim to a social media hack? With free rein over the account, the attacker could read private chats, access personal information, swipe left or right on ... (more...)
Super Mario Odyssey's first content update might be coming tomorrow Super Mario Odyssey's first content update might be coming tomorrow
- February 22, 2018

But wait there is more to the latest Super Mario Odyssey update. Mario looks pretty regal in his new Knight Helmet & Armor. Luigi's Balloon World doesn't seem to have such restrictions, with the only requirement listed being that the player has to find Luigi in each Kingdom. (more...)
Bigelow Aerospace to sell space habitats to customers Bigelow Aerospace to sell space habitats to customers
- February 22, 2018

Bigelow Aerospace has spun off a new commercial space company called Bigelow Space Operations (BSO), which will act as the sales, operations, and customer service provider for the inflatable space stations that Bigelow Aerospace is developing. (more...)
Vice President Pence arrives in Brevard County to meet with space leaders Vice President Pence arrives in Brevard County to meet with space leaders
- February 22, 2018

The meeting is expected to begin at 10 a.m. At Kennedy Space Center today, we discussed the importance of space exploration and easing the burden on our commercial space partners. The focus of this gathering of government officials, national security experts and space entrepreneurs will be the ever-expanding commercial and scientific opportunity of the "next frontier". (more...)
Intel has a new Spectre firmware patch for you to try out Intel has a new Spectre firmware patch for you to try out
- February 22, 2018

The updates also cover Intel's most recent Core X-series chips , along with the latest Xeon Scalable and Xeon D data centre processors. Intel on January 22 said it had identified the root cause of unexpected reboots on updated Broadwell and Haswell chips and advised PC makers to stop deploying its mitigations for the Variant 2 attack. (more...)
North Korea 'Canceled' Planned Meeting With US VP Pence In South Korea North Korea 'Canceled' Planned Meeting With US VP Pence In South Korea
- February 22, 2018

Kim Yo Jong , who a year ago was promoted by her brother to the ruling party's political wing, visited South Korea on behalf of Kim Jong Un , where she attended the Winter Olympics opening ceremony and joined the North Korean high-level delegation. (more...)
Clovis Oncology (CLVS) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Tuesday
- February 22, 2018

About 8.64 million shares traded. On4 Communications, Inc. (OTCMKTS:ONCI) has 0.00% since February 18, 2017 and is. It has outperformed by 266.01% the S&P500. The institutional investor held 6.29 million shares of the agricultural chemicals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $135.75 billion, up from 6.25 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)