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Apple Sets Date for China Data Handover Apple Sets Date for China Data Handover
- January 10, 2018

This means that customers who live within mainland China will see the physical storage location of their data change from March although it should go unnoticed in terms of available iCloud features and functionality. Apple claims its partnership with GCBD will allow it to "improve the speed and reliability of our iCloud services products while also complying with newly passed regulations that cloud services be operated by Chinese companies". (more...)
MINI hatchback and convertible get a refresh, but you probably can't tell MINI hatchback and convertible get a refresh, but you probably can't tell
- January 10, 2018

Due in United Kingdom showrooms from 17 March, Mini's core models now come as standard with front and rear LED lights and optional matrix LED high beams. The MINI One First and MINI One now feature a larger 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder gasoline engine, resulting in a 10 Nm higher peak torque - 160 and 190 Nm, respectively. (more...)
Apple says Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities affect all Mac and iOS devices Apple says Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities affect all Mac and iOS devices
- January 10, 2018

Apple said on its website that an update will be rolled out "in the coming days" that is meant to counter two exploitation techniques known collectively as the " Spectre " vulnerabilities, which was previously believed to only affect Intel chips. (more...)
Omar lashes out at PDP-BJP Govt in J&K assembly Omar lashes out at PDP-BJP Govt in J&K assembly
- January 10, 2018

She further added that she wants to put on record that whatever the people of J&K would get, they would get it only from India and no other country shall come forward to give them anything. Ekjo political issue hai, usko religious issue kitarah hijack na kiyajaaye. Many opposition members trooped into the Well of the House demanding a statement from the government over the killing of a youth in south Kashmir yesterday. (more...)
Pokémon Go will drop support for older iPhones and iPads Pokémon Go will drop support for older iPhones and iPads
- January 10, 2018

Niantic announced the unfortunate news on Tuesday and explained the reason behind the discontinuation of support for older Apple smartphones and tablets. This change will take effect on 02/28/2018. If you can update to iOS 11, then you're good. They can also no longer use PokeCoins or other items without moving to one of the supported gadgets on Niantic Lab's list . (more...)
Razer's next laptop is powered entirely by the Razer Phone Razer's next laptop is powered entirely by the Razer Phone
- January 10, 2018

Through the press of a button, a USB Type-C connection pops out of the dock and into a Razer phone , which provided the computer horsepower to push the pixels on the dock's 13.3in QHD display . The device will give you a functional Android-based workspace, to further the argument that you only need one device to work and be connected even when mobile or traveling - the Razer Phone for normal phone-type usage, and the notebook extension when you need more laptop features for work. (more...)
William Blair Lowers Illumina (ILMN) to Market Perform
- January 10, 2018

About 698,378 shares traded. CL King raised shares of Illumina from a neutral rating to a buy rating in a research report on Friday, January 6th. It has outperformed by 60.97% the S&P500. Pggm Investments owns 0.07% invested in Illumina, Inc. Atlanta Capital Group, which manages about $1.02 billion and $573.66 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Automatic Data Processing In (NASDAQ:ADP) by 9,772 shares to 15,033 shares, valued at $1.64 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Samsung announces DRVLINE autonomous auto platform Samsung announces DRVLINE autonomous auto platform
- January 10, 2018

This is made possible through a projection mode for services and apps via a user's smartphone, allowing for increased personalization. The major creative products that were showcased included: a digital cockpit which lends a makeover effect to the interior of a vehicle; a telematics fix that offers 5G connectivity solutions and last but not least an ecosystem of partners to offer the latest and most innovative of technological solutions. (more...)
Deadly Iranian oil tanker collision probed Deadly Iranian oil tanker collision probed
- January 10, 2018

That was nearly twice the size of the Exxon Valdez spill, which ravaged Alaska's coast in 1989. It is not immediately clear what caused the collision, which happened in open seas rather than in a narrow channel where such accidents are more common. (more...)
Life Time Fitness bans news programming in gyms Life Time Fitness bans news programming in gyms
- January 10, 2018

According to the Star Tribune , gym members it spoke with (and others who posted on social media) have had mixed reactions to the new policy. The company also said the change is a commitment to provide a family-oriented environment, free of negative or politically-charged content. (more...)
HTC VIVE to upgrade VR experiences with VIVE Pro HTC VIVE to upgrade VR experiences with VIVE Pro
- January 10, 2018

Display resolution has been upped to 1440 x 1600 per panel (2880 x 1600 combined) from 1080 x 1200 (2160 x 1200 together) on the standard Vive. "There's a clear need in the VR market for a premium VR experience with high resolution display, integrated audio and the best components available today in a headset", said O'Brien. (more...)
OnePlus 5T Sandstone White limited Edition is now Available to Buy OnePlus 5T Sandstone White limited Edition is now Available to Buy
- January 10, 2018

Apart from the fresh (and quite nice) color and rear texture, the OnePlus 5T Sandstone White doesn't differ from the Midnight Black variant of the phone with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage space - that's why it's priced at $549. Other than, this all the specifications will remain the same. The smartphone is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor paired with 6GB/8GB of RAM. (more...)
First joint Intel and AMD chip revealed First joint Intel and AMD chip revealed
- January 10, 2018

While NUC8i7HVK is based on the unlocked version of 8th Gen Intel Core CPU with Radeon RX Vega M GH, the second version uses Radeon RX Vega M GL graphics. Both the graphics series, GH and GL have the same 4GB HBM2 memory. Intel's and AMD's hybrid chips include a separate CPU and GPU on the same platform. (more...)
This 65-inch OLED TV rolls up like a giant newspaper This 65-inch OLED TV rolls up like a giant newspaper
- January 10, 2018

The rollable display is certainly an improvement over an earlier prototype LG showed two years ago that was only 18 inches in size and had a 1,200-by-810 resolution. All the TVs boast improved support for HDR formats like Dolby Vision , HDR10, Advanced HDR, Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG), and the company's proprietary HLG Pro and HDR10 Pro. (more...)
LG presents 65-in rollable TV at CES 2018 LG presents 65-in rollable TV at CES 2018
- January 10, 2018

Last year, the firm successfully developed a 77-inch transparent OLED display . Smart kitchen appliances, including LG's Easyclean oven and Quadwash dishwasher that can conspire to automatically select the best wash cycle for your now-dirty dishes depending on the recipe you used, proved popular draws for attendees, as did Whirlpool's smart oven which automatically switches itself off once cooking is complete, meaning you'll never have to worry about whether you switched it off ever again. (more...)
James Damore sues Google, claims tech giant discriminates against white conservative men James Damore sues Google, claims tech giant discriminates against white conservative men
- January 10, 2018

Gudeman was sacked in December 2016 after a confrontation with a Muslim coworker on an internal Google forum, according to the lawsuit . A human resources employee later told Gudeman he had accused his coworker of terrorism based on religion, and that he was being fired as a result, the lawsuit said. (more...)
UK Ex-Football Coach Bennell Admits to Seven Child Sex Offences UK Ex-Football Coach Bennell Admits to Seven Child Sex Offences
- January 10, 2018

Bennell entered the pleas when he appeared via videolink in court. Mr Johnson added: 'As with so many other parents he is wracked with guilt about the fact that he effectively facilitated the abuse of his own son by letting him stay again and again'. (more...)
August smart locks can now let the delivery driver into your home August smart locks can now let the delivery driver into your home
- January 10, 2018

Now the smart lock maker has made the practice official with the launch of its in-home delivery service, in partnership with Deliv, a last mile logistics company. If they have the equipment, customers can also choose to watch the delivery in real time through the August app (or view a recording of it later). Because of the way August Access works, it sounds like you'll need the August Smart Keypad, but beyond that, August says that this service will be compatible with the family of smart ... (more...)
Panasonic GH5S hits new lows at CES 2018 -- and that's good Panasonic GH5S hits new lows at CES 2018 -- and that's good
- January 10, 2018

Scott Mellish, Product Marketing Manager, Imaging, Panasonic states that the new Lumix GH5S could be ideal for "a professional wedding videographer who uses a run and gun camera like the GH5 for daytime shoots, but also needs a tripod-mounted camera to capture speeches in low-light at the reception without any loss in quality". (more...)
Alcatel announces new series with 18:9 display size Alcatel announces new series with 18:9 display size
- January 09, 2018

But this is likely a teaser for CES 2018 with more details expected to be revealed at Mobile World Congress 2018 toward the end of February and the start of March. 6300), $200 (Rs. 12,600) and $300 (Rs. 18,900) respectively. The Alcatel 5 will include features such as face unlock, the aforementioned 18:9 aspect ratio, a large battery, and a cinemea quality viewing experience. (more...)