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Chance the Rapper Gives Chicago High Schoolers Free Jordans Chance the Rapper Gives Chicago High Schoolers Free Jordans
- December 07, 2017

Chance the Rapper continued his push to provide funding to local schools with a massive new donation from one of the world's biggest tech companies. Google is distributing the $1.5 million to Chance's SocialWorks and Children First Fund . (more...)
ASUS introduces NovaGo, its first Snapdragon 835-powered Windows laptop ASUS introduces NovaGo, its first Snapdragon 835-powered Windows laptop
- December 07, 2017

This ultrathin and light convertible laptop is powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Mobile PC platform, and features a Gigabit Snapdragon X16 LTE modem for download speeds exceeding that of typical home Wi-Fi. Asus says NovaGo can offer 22 hours of battery life & over 30 days of modern standby. It's fanless design makes the device weigh only 1.39kg. Asus NovaGo features 8.9 mm thin bezels. (more...)
Steam drops Bitcoin as $13k BTC milestone passed Steam drops Bitcoin as $13k BTC milestone passed
- December 07, 2017

Yay. When Steam first launched Bitcoin support, the transaction fee was $0.20 and now, the fee has come close to $20. Steam said it has no control over the amount of the fees, which add to transaction costs. Steam's resolutions to this, refunding the payment or asking for a transfer of additional funds, incurs network transaction fee which comes in addition to the base transaction fee. (more...)
MIT engineers print 'living tattoo' with bacteria cells MIT engineers print 'living tattoo' with bacteria cells
- December 07, 2017

Using a 3-D printer, several layers of ink are printed onto a transparent patch to form a living, three-dimensional, interactive device-in this case in the shape of a tree. 3D printing has been intensively explored to fabricate customized structures of responsive materials including hydrogels, liquid-crystal elastomers, shape-memory polymers, and aqueous droplets. (more...)
Xiaomi looking for Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo beta testers
- December 07, 2017

The application states that all Mi A1 users are eligible to apply and only the device's IMEI number is to be provided for the application. Before proceeding with the application for the beta program, Mi A1 owners are required to download the MIUI Forum version 2.0.0 APK which weighs in at just over 15MB or download the app directly from the Google Play Store . (more...)
Farthest-ever supermassive black hole reveals the early universe Farthest-ever supermassive black hole reveals the early universe
- December 07, 2017

A supermassive black hole from the dawn of the universe, just 690 million years after the Big Bang, has been discovered by scientists. The unexpected discovery was based on data gathered from observatories around the world. Known as the epoch of reionization, what sounds like the working title of a sci-fi novel in fact refers to the universe at the stage it emerged from its dark ages; reionization caused photons to travel freely throughout space, rendering the universe transparent to light. (more...)
Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) Shares Bought by Citadel Advisors LLC
- December 06, 2017

TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd Buys New Holdings in Empire State Realty Trust Inc (ESRT)" was posted by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. The stock of Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:ESRT) rating on Wednesday, May 31. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Buy" on Monday, September 4. (more...)
Facebook app for kids raises questions Facebook app for kids raises questions
- December 06, 2017

In a company blog post, Antigone Davis - public policy director and global head of safety at Facebook - wrote that the media site has been working on the product for the past 18 months, working closely with leading child development experts, parents and educators. (more...)
Calamos Advisors LLC Raised Stake in Apple INC (AAPL) as Valuation Rose
- December 06, 2017

The stock decreased 4.31% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $3.11. About 218,213 shares traded. Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) has risen 64.73% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending. 250,000 were accumulated by Capstone Inv Advisors Limited Liability Company. Green Square Capital LLC lifted its holdings in Apple by 6.7% in the 1st quarter. (more...)
Pokemon GO: How New Weather Feature Works
- December 06, 2017

As one might guess, the weather will have an impact on the Pokemon in the area. It will then add snow, rain, or whatever to the map as needed. Interestingly, the weather additions are not limited to aesthetics. We also know that Niantic has made efforts to curb these numbers by preventing Pokemon Go from functioning when the phone's Global Positioning System suggests that the player is traveling at high speed but this brought along a negative effect on the gameplay experience. (more...)
Rian Johnson's Star Wars Trilogy Won't Be Based On The Old Republic Rian Johnson's Star Wars Trilogy Won't Be Based On The Old Republic
- December 06, 2017

Many of them, such as Canto Bight , Leia: Princess of Alderaan, Empire's End: Aftermath and Phasma , contain unspecified links to the upcoming movie Episode VIII - The Last Jedi . "I think everyone has perhaps taken that as me going, "I don't want anything to do with it" which is vastly untrue because this is awesome". That said, it would be very surprising if The Last Jedi was the one and only film that features Rose, seeing as rumors persist that she has a major role in The Last ... (more...)
Ikea and Sonos join forces for all-new smart home music products
- December 06, 2017

But we'd hazard a guess they'll involve Sonos speakers integrated into things like table lamps and entertainment units, after all IKEA has already put wireless charging pads into some of its furniture, so adding audio tech into the mix shouldn't be too hard. (more...)
Middle-earth Shadow of War update 1.07 out now Middle-earth Shadow of War update 1.07 out now
- December 06, 2017

However, there's an added benefit to participating in Online Pit Fights. In addition, the update also applies a number of basic gameplay tweaks to improve overall performance. With the fighting pits, that's exactly what you can do. Fixed issues with incorrect Orc traits being shown in the Online Conquests preview menu. You don't have to own the season pass to experience this content. (more...)
Iron tools from the Bronze Age found to have otherworldly origins Iron tools from the Bronze Age found to have otherworldly origins
- December 06, 2017

Chances are, their owners didn't even know that the metal, which they are using, doesn't belong to this planet. Along with King Tut's dagger, Jambon studied a bracelet and headrest belonging to the Egyptian king in 1350 BCE, axes from Syria and China dating back to about 1400 BCE, a Syrian pendant from 2300 BCE, a Turkish dagger from 2500 BCE, and beads from Gerzeh, Egypt, which stretch right back to 3200 BCE, just after the Bronze Age began. (more...)
Baby Adya's death: Haryana government to file FIR against Fortis Hospital Baby Adya's death: Haryana government to file FIR against Fortis Hospital
- December 06, 2017

The committee also found the Fortis Hospital guilty of overcharging for medicines and platelets and has sent a notice for cancellation of its blood bank's licence. Contrary to this, the hospital administration had only provided her a basic life support ambulance which lacked oxygen and other basic facilities. "When the parents demanded that they wanted to take her to another hospital, they were not provided the advanced life-support-system ambulance". (more...)
New Huawei P-series smartphone could be the best camera phone yet New Huawei P-series smartphone could be the best camera phone yet
- December 06, 2017

This leaked marketing material for Huawei comes to us from Evan Blass who discovered it on a website owned by a digital artist who works at one of the company's creative agencies. It will have a "pro" night mode, thanks to an all-new sensor and optics. According to an image posted by Evan Blass (@evleaks) on Twitter, the next gen Huawei P-series will come with Pro triple-lens Leica cameras with 40MP and 5x hybrid zoom. (more...)
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag will soon be free on PC Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag will soon be free on PC
- December 06, 2017

Introducing Assassin's Creed Rogue , the darkest chapter in the Assassin's Creed franchise yet. Signing up for uPlay is worth it to get this one, though: Black Flag is a fun romp through the Golden Age of Piracy and takes you across the Caribbean as you wreak total havoc, pillage, and sink ships. (more...)
Bridge Constructor Portal announced Bridge Constructor Portal announced
- December 06, 2017

For the previous year we've been secretly working in our underground labs on the next iteration of the million-selling Bridge Constructor series . That game featured a new slice of story with McLain and other returning stars set after the events of Portal 2 - and which is canon in my head until Valve says otherwise. (more...)
Scientists discover that a bone fragment from 343AD 'could belong to Santa'
- December 06, 2017

Prof Tom Higham, a director of the centre, says this is unlike many such relics which often turn out to be much later inventions. Higham said: "Many relics that we study turn out to date to a period somewhat later than the historic attestation would suggest". (more...)
Range Rover Autobiography by SVO Bespoke launched in India Range Rover Autobiography by SVO Bespoke launched in India
- December 06, 2017

Land Rover recently showed off its most recent addition to the fleet at the Los Angeles motor show - its new Range Rover SV Autobiography , which at £167,850 is the firm's most expensive off-the-shelf auto to date. The consumers can also order their auto from showrooms through the bespoke commissioning facility which is all set to take place at near the Coventry Warwickshire, UK. (more...)