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Google at MWC 2018: Android Go phones to debut finally Google at MWC 2018: Android Go phones to debut finally
- February 23, 2018

LG usually announces a flagship smartphone in the G series at the MWC . Android Go , the same foundation as the standard version of Android, is the edition of the platform that comes optimized for low-tier handsets. Android Oreo ( Go Edition ) which was unveiled during I/O 2017 is slated to improve the user experience that comes packaged with budget smartphones. (more...)
Samsung and Qualcomm partner to manufacture future 7nm Snapdragon chipsets Samsung and Qualcomm partner to manufacture future 7nm Snapdragon chipsets
- February 23, 2018

Samsung Electronics has announced that it has broken ground on a new EUV (extreme ultraviolet) line in Hwaseong, Korea, aiming to maintain its leadership in state-of-the-art semiconductor technology. The two companies will expand their decade-long cooperation in Extreme Ultra Violet lithography process technology, including the manufacture of future Qualcomm Snapdragon 5G mobile chipsets using Samsung's 7-nanometer Low Power Plus EUV process technology, the Korean tech giant said. (more...)
South African president announces South African president announces "lifestyle audits"
- February 23, 2018

The new rate is the first hike since the end of white-minority rule in 1994. "We decided that increasing Value-Added Tax was unavoidable if we are to maintain the integrity of our public finances ". Last week the party elected him head of state as Zuma resigned under political pressure. It demanded that Gigaba, a Zuma ally, be removed. "Let me say that there are very, very important lessons for African leaders to learn from Jacob Zuma's recent resignation". (more...)
SpaceX launches satellite from California SpaceX launches satellite from California
- February 23, 2018

SpaceX will not attempt to recover this Falcon 9 first stage after the Paz satellite launch, according to a mission description. A three-engine rocket blast was used to slow it down before impact. The two experimental craft will help get SpaceX's Starlink satellite-internet constellation off the ground. Trademark documents filed previous year - and tweets by Musk himself - revealed that SpaceX has settled on a name for the almost 12,000-satellite constellation that it will launch, operate ... (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro receives Face Unlock OTA Update Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro receives Face Unlock OTA Update
- February 23, 2018

The company also revealed a stunning fact that Mi TV 4 has been sold out within 10 seconds. Apparently, there's talk of wireless charging and iris scanning support, features that have been touted for the flagship Xiaomi Mi 7 , but are nowhere near the Redmi Note 5 Pro , although the latter comes with Face Unlock . (more...)
Austria Wins Inaugural Olympic Women's Big Air Snowboarding Event Austria Wins Inaugural Olympic Women's Big Air Snowboarding Event
- February 23, 2018

Gasser became the second Austrian athlete to win a gold medal in snowboard, following in the footsteps of Julia Dujmovits who triumphed in the women's parallel slalom at Sochi 2014. Her first jump did not score. Officials scrambled to make sure it wouldn't happen again in Big Air. The event, which sees boarders ride down a long ramp before performing tricks off a jump, was previously only held at the X Games and the International Ski Federation World Championships. (more...)
The Cat S61 packs an improved FLIR thermal camera and rugged design The Cat S61 packs an improved FLIR thermal camera and rugged design
- February 23, 2018

TRACTOR MAKER Cat has unveiled the S61 smartphone, a follow-up to 2016's Cat S60 that boasts enhanced thermal imaging tech. The S61 also supports live-streaming of thermal images taken from its camera, courtesy the MyFLIR app. As with Caterpillar's other rugged phones, the S61 is rated IP68 for dust and water resistance. The phone's rugged body offers IP68 certification, which means the phone can withstand 1.8-meter drops onto concrete and up to three meters of water. (more...)
Lightning Protection Systems Market Size & Share Poised for Growth by 2022 Lightning Protection Systems Market Size & Share Poised for Growth by 2022
- February 23, 2018

In the beginning the report provides intense knowledge of the global Wireless Fire Detection Systems market structure, valuates and outlines its variable aspects & applications . Furthermore, the report adds forecast Drive System Components market value of product type and application from 2018-2022. What are sales, revenue, and price analysis by regions of Medicine Automated Dispensing Cabinet market? Region-wise Wireless Integrated Drive Systems Sales sales and growth ... (more...)
Alert: Ohio River flooding expected to be worse next week Alert: Ohio River flooding expected to be worse next week
- February 23, 2018

At 5:45 a.m. today, the stage was 23.2 feet. The Flood Warning is in effect until 8:05 a.m. Monday, Feb. 26. Never allow children to play in or near flood waters. "Other than that, it's a waiting game", Stark said. The National Weather Service is still forecasting an additional 2-4 inches of rain through Sunday across much of the Ohio River valley. (more...)
Geneva Motor Show 2018: SEAT relaunches Cupra with 300PS Ateca Geneva Motor Show 2018: SEAT relaunches Cupra with 300PS Ateca
- February 23, 2018

SEAT has taken wraps off a high-performance version of its Ateca SUV - but it won't carry the SEAT name at all. SEAT hasn't released any details on pricing, but the standalone Cupra cars will get a new badge and be sold via specialists dealers that will be embedded within selected SEAT showrooms. (more...)
Bungie delays Destiny 2 mod improvements, exotic repetition reduction, more Bungie delays Destiny 2 mod improvements, exotic repetition reduction, more
- February 23, 2018

Bungie promises additional Crucible updates in next week's This Week at Bungie blog post. While they were supposed to release in May, they have been completely removed from the calender. Last but certainly not least, the update is also scheduled to bring sandbox changes , with weapon and ability changes meant to speed up the game and make players feel more powerful. (more...)
Nintendo accused of illegally denying European Union customers refunds on pre-ordered games
- February 22, 2018

Nintendo isn't the only video game company to come under fire from the Norwegian Consumer Council. If there isn't any option for this, however, the Council is demanding that Nintendo explain how this isn't a direct violation of the Consumer Rights Directive terms. (more...)
Energy Transfer Partners, LP (NASDAQ:ETP) Expected To Report Earnings On Wednesday
- February 22, 2018

Metlife Inc now has $49.60 billion valuation. Finally, Morgan Stanley dropped their price objective on shares of Dominion Energy Midstream Partners from $33.00 to $32.00 and set an "underweight" rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 17th. (more...)
The first PCs with Intel's new 5G modem will arrive in 2019 The first PCs with Intel's new 5G modem will arrive in 2019
- February 22, 2018

In order to ensure that the PC market is prepared for the coming of 5G, Intel is investing heavily in its wireless technologies and we will see the benefits of that when the first systems hit the market next year. The company says it will do this using the Intel XMM 8000 series commercial 5G modems. Intel made the announcement on the eve of Mobile World Congress, the massive telecom industry conference that starts on Monday in Barcelona. (more...)
Four-Door Mercedes-AMG GT Shows Off Green Flames
- February 22, 2018

The four-door AMG GT is already demonstrating its versatility. Gone is the typical black and white camouflage as the CLS 63 replacement has gained a matte black body wrap with neon green accents sending out a Need For Speed vibe. AMG's third in-house development will be celebrating its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show on 6 March. No official word yet, but power is said to come from a 4.0-liter biturbo V8 which could produce around 600 PS. (more...)
Katie Holmes is making her TV comeback Katie Holmes is making her TV comeback
- February 22, 2018

Holmes will play an FBI Special Agent in the midst of investigating a domestic terrorism threat when the revelation of her affair with a prominent general upends her life and career. How Otis rebuilds her life after being branded as "the mistress" is the focal point of the plot, Variety reported. Meanwhile Katie was most recently seen in director Steven Soderberg's Logan Lucky , released in August. (more...)
Burnout Paradise Remastered PS4 Xbox One Release Date, Pre-orders LIVE! Burnout Paradise Remastered PS4 Xbox One Release Date, Pre-orders LIVE!
- February 22, 2018

Tear up the town from hectic downtown adventures to wild mountain roads. This newly remastered version will include eight add-on packs along with the original game. Either way, hopefully the Burnout Paradise Remaster can re-open the possibility of a new Burnout game sometime in the future, especially if it has all the DLC on it that both old and new players can enjoy. (more...)
The Real Reason Black Panther Shattered The Box Office & Expectations The Real Reason Black Panther Shattered The Box Office & Expectations
- February 22, 2018

Jordan in the Rocky spinoff, which was directed by Ryan Coogler . Thanks to an Albuquerque educator, the aspiring hip-hop and spoken word artist finally got his wish Thursday when he was given tickets to a private screening of " Black Panther ". (more...)
Dispatcher Killed by Suspected Drunk Driver; Husband Hears Call
- February 22, 2018

A Minneapolis 911 dispatcher was killed while driving to work and her husband heard the call while monitoring emergency dispatch audio at home. Officers immediately smelled alcohol on Shaka's breath when they arrived to the scene. "Please know that I never stopped loving you with all my heart, and I will never stop loving you", her husband Daniel wrote on Facebook Sunday morning, according to the newspaper. (more...)
Peugeot unveils the all new 508 'fastback' Peugeot unveils the all new 508 'fastback'
- February 22, 2018

On sale from July 2018, the new Peugeot 508 is expected to command slightly more than the old car's £25,340 starting point. We immediately noticed the restyled grille, updated front bumper, slim headlights, daytime running lights, new alloy wheels, integrated rear spoiler. (more...)