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Power outage at CES lasts more than one hour
- January 13, 2018

The Consumer Electronics Show lost its electrics shortly after 6am AEDT time, during the show's busiest hours, shutting down parts of the Las Vegas Convention Centre, including Central Hall where the show's biggest exhibits are located. CES is now in its 51st year. We didn't have smart cities. Microsoft pulled out of having a booth at CES several years ago. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features technology from a wide array of industries. (more...)
Bentley Bentayga V8 revealed with 542bhp 4.0-litre petrol engine Bentley Bentayga V8 revealed with 542bhp 4.0-litre petrol engine
- January 13, 2018

Finally, for those interested in fuel economy, the V8 has a claimed combined fuel consumption of 11.4 l/100 km (24.8 mpg UK), with corresponding Carbon dioxide emissions of 260 g/km. Passengers in the back can utilize the crossover's 10-inch removable Android tablets with 4G, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi capabilities. Meanwhile, three sound systems are offered: Bentley Standard Audio, Bentley Signature Audio and the 18-speaker, 1,950-watt Naim for Bentley Premium Audio system. (more...)
LG G7 Leaked Render LG G7 Leaked Render
- January 13, 2018

The listing was seen on the Google Play Store. They'll also apparently be ditching the G branding its used for a number of years. Rumors suggested that Samsung was planning to introduce an updated design for the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ this year that featured narrower bezels above and below the display, but those plans were cancelled . (more...)
Report on China slowing USA bond purchases may be 'fake,' regulator says Report on China slowing USA bond purchases may be 'fake,' regulator says
- January 13, 2018

China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) on Thursday questioned the veracity of reports that Beijing is considering halting or slowing purchases of US Treasuries. Even if China maintains its buying of Treasuries, a trade disruption with the USA could have the effect of reducing its demand for bonds. "Diversifying the forex reserves means that holding less U.S. (more...)
What Are Analysts Suggestions On Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)
- January 13, 2018

This volume capacity is dissimilar from 3 months average volume. It's important to check the technicals to get a sense of how AMD has been acting. About 18.28M shares traded or 42.27% up from the average. Trading volume is a gauge of how many times a stock is bought and sold in a given time period (most commonly, within a day of trading, known as the average daily trading volume - ADTV). (more...)
Dark Souls Remastered announced for Xbox One, PS4, PC & Switch Dark Souls Remastered announced for Xbox One, PS4, PC & Switch
- January 13, 2018

Improved framerate and resolution in comparison to the original should augment the game as well, making this the first time we've seen a Dark Souls title on a Nintendo console. The remaster of From Software's groundbreaking action RPG will drop across all four platforms on May 25 and will include the Artorius of the Abyss DLC along with a higher resolution overhaul and numerous other visual improvements for PS4 Pro and Xbox One X users. (more...)
Media organizations grapple with the new Facebook Media organizations grapple with the new Facebook
- January 13, 2018

The changes could shrink the social media giant's role as a major news source for many people. The changes won't affect how often you see advertisements, or as Facebook calls them, "sponsored posts". Some hedge funds used Friday's drop in Facebook's stock to bolster their positions, said Joel Kulina, a senior trader at Wedbush. Mr Zuckerberg said the shift in focus was likely to reduce "the time people spend on Facebook and some measures of engagement", at least initially. (more...)
Dark Souls Remastered will be announced today Dark Souls Remastered will be announced today
- January 13, 2018

Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition will also be coming to the Nintendo Switch this spring. Not only that, the Ultimate Edition will also include Breath Of the Wild themed costumes and couch co-op. Alongside Balloon World comes new outfits for Mario, as well as fresh Snapshot filters. Nintendo also announced downloadable content coming to some of its biggest releases of the past year. (more...)
Nintendo Direct Mini 01/11 - Dark Souls Remastered Revealed, plus more … Nintendo Direct Mini 01/11 - Dark Souls Remastered Revealed, plus more …
- January 13, 2018

Amazon is taking pre-orders for Dark Souls Remastered on Sony PS4 and Microsoft Xbox One for $39.99 each. These versions, in charge of a team different from that of Switch, will incorporate the lighting and effects of Dark Souls III, as well as revised textures. (more...)
West Ham already looking to cut ties with Chicharito West Ham already looking to cut ties with Chicharito
- January 13, 2018

Newcastle fans are now hoping that Rafa Benitez can work out a deal to sign the former Manchester United and Real Madrid poacher in a bid to find an improvement on the current striker options at St. It has now been claimed West Ham have made a move for the 28-year-old, although Bournemouth have rejected their £5million bid. Hernandez, who is West Ham's top earner, may be concerned his poor season will impede on his hopes of remaining a regular for Mexico ahead of this summer's World Cup in ... (more...)
Taco Bell putting $1 nacho fries on the menu Taco Bell putting $1 nacho fries on the menu
- January 13, 2018

The new menu item will be available in restaurants for $1 starting on January 25. The Nacho Fries are Taco Bell's way of introducing its new Dollar Menu. Customers can also order "Supreme" or "Bell Grande" versions for an additional fee. Nacho Fries also will be offered in a $5 box along with a Doritos Locos Taco, a Cheesy Gordita Crunch and a medium drink. (more...)
Apple's battery replacement program to hit iPhone sales Apple's battery replacement program to hit iPhone sales
- January 13, 2018

The company made the decision following backlash after it was revealed that it was purposefully slowing down the processing speed on some iPhones - which meant older iPhones would run apps and software slower - in an effort to maximize battery performance. (more...)
Bremer Trust National Association Sells 891 Shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
- January 13, 2018

Nvidia Corp (Put) now has $135.13 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.68% or $1.52 during the last trading session, reaching $88.78. About 64,374 shares traded. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, November 17 by Cowen & Co. (NYSE:TWX) earned "Neutral" rating by Wedbush on Monday, October 24. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating, twenty-three have given a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. (more...)
South Africa's rand gains on Zuma exit rumours; stocks flat South Africa's rand gains on Zuma exit rumours; stocks flat
- January 13, 2018

The ruling African National Congress (ANC ) will not be discussing the recall of President Jacob Zuma as the president of the country, according to party secretary general Ace Magashula. Zuma's sacking past year of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan triggered downgrades of South Africa's credit rating to junk status, significantly raising borrowing costs for Africa's most industrialized economy. (more...)
Lenovo Smart Display is a sleek-looking Amazon Echo Show rival Lenovo Smart Display is a sleek-looking Amazon Echo Show rival
- January 13, 2018

Powered by Qualcomm's Home Hub Platform based on the Snapdragon 624 processor, the Smart Display also has up to 2GB of RAM and up to 4GB of eMMC storage, and either an 8-inch 1280 x 800 IPS display or a 10-inch 1920 x 1200 IPS display. The 10-inch Lenovo Smart Display starts at Dollars 249.99 and the 8-inch model starts at USD 199.99. Simply put, it's a Google Home with a display. (more...)
QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Given New $65.00 Price Target at Instinet
- January 13, 2018

The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.025 during the last trading session, reaching $65.235. As per Thursday, September 29, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. Among 13 analysts covering MRC Global ( NYSE:MRC ), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Mcf Advsrs Limited Liability Com accumulated 500 shares. American Int Group has 0.13% invested in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) for 696,586 shares. (more...)
Blackberry and Baidu confirm self-driving vehicle partnership Blackberry and Baidu confirm self-driving vehicle partnership
- January 13, 2018

BlackBerry and Baidu have announced a collaboration through which the Canadian and Chinese companies will team up for a number of connected and autonomous vehicle initiatives. The first list of China Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation platform was announced by the China government on November 15, 2017, and Baidu was commissioned to build a new , open innovation platform for autonomous driving as part of the country's next generation AI platform. (more...)
'Dark Souls Remastered' announced for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC 'Dark Souls Remastered' announced for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC
- January 13, 2018

It's a cracking game. Dark Souls: Remastered will run $40 and will be up for grabs May 25. For an early look at Dark Souls: Remastered , check out the new trailer from Bandai Namco and From Software. Dark Souls: Remastered was announced for Nintendo Switch . PlayStation 4 owners will be getting some exclusive bonuses of their own, too, as alongside today's announcement came the unveiling of a Dark Souls box set . (more...)
Pokemon GO adds Community Day monthly event starring a special Pokemon Pokemon GO adds Community Day monthly event starring a special Pokemon
- January 13, 2018

Community Day is created to engage the massive worldwide Pokemon Go community and keep them involved in the game by offering special Pokemon for a short period of time. Aside from given the chance to catch it, this special Pokemon will also know an exclusive move. This bonuses include increased XP or Stardust, and lure modules will last three hours during it. (more...)
Apple's battery replacement program could be bad for iPhone sales, Barclays says Apple's battery replacement program could be bad for iPhone sales, Barclays says
- January 13, 2018

And recently, the Brazilian state agency Procon-SP asked Apple to explain why it made a decision to slow down the older iPhones , and how Brazilian iPhone users would be able to get their hands on the battery replacement , according to Reuters . (more...)