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HTC launches U11 Eyes in Taiwan HTC launches U11 Eyes in Taiwan
- January 16, 2018

Dimensions of the HTC U11 EYEs are 157.9×74.99×8.5mm. The phone shares a lot of design elements from the flagship HTC U11 +, majorly because of that display. HTC on Monday announced the launch of the latest HTC U11 EYEs in Taiwan and China. The company is now offering it in three colour variants - Sunny red, Hyun blue silver, Goggles black. (more...)
Google Maps now available in China after 8 long years Google Maps now available in China after 8 long years
- January 16, 2018

Google, however, stated that the Google Maps browser has been available in China for many years while there is no Maps application offered in the country. There have been, however, various unofficial applications that used Google's map technology. Under President Xi Jinping, to crackdown dissent on online, Chinese government's cyber security law took effect in June 2017. (more...)
Google Duo Users can Make Calls to Smartphone Without Duo Installed Google Duo Users can Make Calls to Smartphone Without Duo Installed
- January 16, 2018

For instance, there's still no SMS integration (although this goes hand in hand with Google Allo ) and to make it even worse, you can not use Google Duo on web browsers and other platforms like with the case of Hangouts. The invite button next to the contact will still send a text message asking them to install the Duo app on their device. It's not clear just what other criteria is there for the new feature to work though. (more...)
Martin Luther King Day schedule Martin Luther King Day schedule
- January 16, 2018

Among Monday's events will be a community-wide march and celebration in the Twin City, called "The Legacy Lives". The Fremont branch of the NAACP is hosting its annual breakfast and city march Monday to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr . (more...)
Stardew Valley Multiplayer Will Feature Both Local & Online Play Stardew Valley Multiplayer Will Feature Both Local & Online Play
- January 16, 2018

Barone confirmed that there will be both LAN and online multiplayer options. The image shows four players working on a farm together with two small cabins at the top. Besides the multiplayer update, there's much more content coming to Stardew Valley , including a new town event, customizable signs, more NPC events, additional outdoor decorations, and more. (more...)
Motorola Moto E5 Image Leaked, Reveals Front and Rear Design Motorola Moto E5 Image Leaked, Reveals Front and Rear Design
- January 16, 2018

The Moto E5 could be officially announced as soon as April, and we're assuming it will be sold both unlocked, and via some carriers in the US. Other than that, there is no other information about the specs of features that the phone will have, but we expect that the phone will come with a decent price and probably be placed in the mid-range tier. (more...)
Cyberpunk 2077 Trailer and Demo to Premiere at E3 2018? Cyberpunk 2077 Trailer and Demo to Premiere at E3 2018?
- January 16, 2018

Not only is a new trailer rumored to air during the conference, but "journalists and industry representatives" will be provided a special, closed door demo of the game. After all, CD Projekt Red is going all-out with Cyberpunk 2077 , and the game is shaping up to be the studio's most ambitious project yet. We originally expected (perhaps hoped is the better word) to see more of the game at E3 2016, but it turned out that the studio was revealing Gwent: The Witcher Card Game instead. (more...)
New High Performance EV to Highlight Ford's $11b Electrification Program New High Performance EV to Highlight Ford's $11b Electrification Program
- January 16, 2018

The hi-po electric SUV project is also likely to be the first product from Ford's Team Edison, a battery-electric vehicle skunkworks formed late previous year with the single-minded objective of fast-forwarding the US-based global auto maker's EV development. (more...)
House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn announced for arcades House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn announced for arcades
- January 16, 2018

That's why we're so excited to report that a brand new House of the Dead game is making its way to arcades - at least in Japan. Sega Interactive has announced House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn for arcades. The same can be said of the House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn cabinet. Also, the cabinet will glow to attract potential players. Sega has launched an official website for the game, along with a number of screenshots, a few of which back up Sega's claim when you see just how many ... (more...)
LG G7 to be scrapped, development to start again from scratch LG G7 to be scrapped, development to start again from scratch
- January 16, 2018

The future of LG's mobile division is more uncertain than ever coming out of CES 2018 . Is LG taking the right approach by taking another look at the G7 prior to release? LG CEO Jo Seong-jin has reportedly ordered the company's engineers to halt work on the phone, ahead of a full review of the plans. (more...)
Detroit auto show: Nissan Xmotion Concept has Japanese flavor Detroit auto show: Nissan Xmotion Concept has Japanese flavor
- January 16, 2018

Maybe this hints at a new addition to the crossover market in the near future. "It draws inspiration from the Japanese aesthetics and techniques", said Alfonso Albaisa , Nissan's senior vice president of global design. "The exterior's combination of western and eastern concepts continues inside the Xmotion, where advanced connectivity and autonomous technologies mix with modern Japanese digital art and cultural craftsmanship". (more...)
South Africa's rand slips as investors book profits South Africa's rand slips as investors book profits
- January 16, 2018

Ratings agency Fitch has warned that Ramaphosa's plans may be curtailed by "policy paralysis", given his divided NEC. "Yet‚ despite all of Zuma's indiscretions‚ Ramaphosa has failed to recall him showing that the ANC will not self-correct and that we can only expect more of the same‚" Van Damme asserted. (more...)
Toyota Avalon tries to keep the sedan alive Toyota Avalon tries to keep the sedan alive
- January 16, 2018

As such, the vehicle giant isn't quite going toe-to-toe with smartphone-friendly rivals like Honda or Volkswagen, which offer Android Auto and CarPlay across a wide range of designs. Toyota also designed one of the Avalon's center-console cupholders to double as a device holder. Although Toyota did not give exact power figures for the engines, both are similar dimensionally and have identical compression ratios to the Camry's powerplants: 301 hp and 267 lb-ft for the 2GR-FKS V-6 and 203 ... (more...)
Accord named North American Car of the Year Accord named North American Car of the Year
- January 16, 2018

The 2018 Accord gets up to 38 miles to the gallon on the highway and can have a 1.5 or 2.0 liter turbo-powered engine or a two-motor hybrid engine. The Honda Accord won North American Car of the Year and the Lincoln Navigator won North American Truck of the Year. (more...)
Forza Horizon 3 Finally Enhanced for Xbox One X Forza Horizon 3 Finally Enhanced for Xbox One X
- January 15, 2018

While it appeared to be an error at the time, it looks like it was just listed on the page prematurely and its Xbox One X update should be rolling out sometime today (via WCCFTech ). As there was no mention of improved frame rates, it may be safe to assume that the game will be running at 30fps. A growing list of games are already "Xbox One X Enhanced" , having been purposely upgraded to take advantage of the hardware. (more...)
USDA: 2017 corn yield, soybean production breaks records
- January 15, 2018

Soybean production for 2017 totaled a record 4.39 billion bushels, up 2 percent from 2016. Alfalfa hay and other hay production also was down, along with sunflowers and corn for silage. Roughly 32.6 million acres of winter wheat is planted, the second lowest wheat acreage on record. Planted winter wheat acres are experiencing a 1 percent decrease from 2017 levels. (more...)
Bentley launches new V8 Bentayga Bentley launches new V8 Bentayga
- January 15, 2018

The ZF eight-speed gearbox and permanent all-wheel drive allow the auto to reach 0-60 miles per hour (96.5 km/h) in 4.4 seconds and hit a top speed of 180 miles per hour (290 km/h) - that almost puts it on par with the W12 model (4.1 seconds 0-60 miles per hour, 187 MPH top speed). (more...)
Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) Stake Lowered by Achmea Investment Management BV
- January 15, 2018

The firm owned 78,583 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 7,582 shares during the period. NetEase, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTES) has risen 77.85% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, January 19. The rating was downgraded by Susquehanna to "Neutral" on Wednesday, February 8. (more...)
Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC Acquires New Holdings in Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC) Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC Acquires New Holdings in Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC)
- January 15, 2018

United Capital Financial Advisers Llc increased Comcast Corp Class A (CMCSA) stake by 14.38% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Caspian Capital Lp bought 400,000 shares as the company's stock declined 9.34% while stock markets rallied. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The funds in our partner's database now have: 122.38 million shares, up from 113.66 million shares in 2017Q2. (more...)
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) Institutional Ownership Summary
- January 15, 2018

Private Advisor Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Cabot Oil & Gas in the 2nd quarter worth about $201,000. Meeder Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Cabot Oil & Gas Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.36 billion market cap company. (more...)