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Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai steps down Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai steps down
- February 06, 2018

Following this realignment, Sony will embark on its next mid-range corporate plan starting 1 April under a new management structure led by Yoshida. Sony is forecasting record profit for the year through March. The Q3 results also "looked very good" to Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter, he told the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) Feb. (more...)
Lawsuit Between Uber, Waymo Could Impact Valley Streets Lawsuit Between Uber, Waymo Could Impact Valley Streets
- February 06, 2018

It could be a blockbuster case between two technology giants over alleged theft of trade secrets. Both companies now have vehicles on Valley roads, but my next guest says this case could change that. "Engineers ... are free to go from one job to another, and they don't get a lobotomy in between", Carmody said, adding that skills, talents and publicly known ideas can properly be brought from one job to another. (more...)
Infinix Hot S3 with 20MP selfie camera, 4000mAh battery launched in India Infinix Hot S3 with 20MP selfie camera, 4000mAh battery launched in India
- February 06, 2018

For the rear camera, the Infinix Hot S3 makes use of a 13MP sensor with autofocus. With the Hot S3, Infinix is aiming for that set of customers who are now buying smartphones from Oppo or Vivo , which are aimed at selfie-centric users. (more...)
DayZ Coming to Xbox Game Preview Sometime This Year DayZ Coming to Xbox Game Preview Sometime This Year
- February 06, 2018

As far as a PlayStation 4 version goes, the tweet still confirmed that they will be releasing DayZ on the Sony platform, but they "just don't know when" yet. As for DayZ on the console front, we probably won't hear anything about the game until at least E3, with Microsoft making some kind of announcement about it joining the Game Preview program. (more...)
Tata Motors claims 11-fold Profit in Q3 Tata Motors claims 11-fold Profit in Q3
- February 06, 2018

In the standalone business, overall wholesales (including exports) went up by 31% at 172,952 units with significant growth across segments in the entire portfolio, with the PV sales going up by 22%. While the management attributes the sales slowdown to the changeover of some Range Rover models and introduction of new ones, there are other concerns too. (more...)
HP entices VR creators with 'Pro' MR headset, Core X chips HP entices VR creators with 'Pro' MR headset, Core X chips
- February 06, 2018

Among those are new configurations of its Z4 Workstation. HP also revealed its pro mixed reality headset that adds swappable and washable face pads to the consumer model. However, those products still don't support cleaning solutions for sanitation. If you find yourself without a PC capable of handling HP's Professional Edition headset, HP has you covered there as well. (more...)
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds
- February 06, 2018

Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B.de C.V. (NYSE:FMX) has risen 4.34% since February 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.97% the S&P500. 27 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. Shares of National-Oilwell (NOV) now have a standard deviation of +0.18. (NYSE:CRI). Royal Financial Bank Of Canada owns 150,384 shares or 0.01% of their United States portfolio. (more...)
Nuggets interested in Marcus Smart Nuggets interested in Marcus Smart
- February 06, 2018

Marcus Smart is drawing interest in advance of this week's National Basketball Association trade deadline. The problem is, it sounds like the Nuggets are interesting to offer Emmanuel Mudiay to Boston in the place of the first-round pick that Boston is now asking for in any deal for Smart. (more...)
Google fixes Android Wear lag issues caused by Google fixes Android Wear lag issues caused by "Ok Google" detection
- February 06, 2018

It seems that leaving on the " OK Google " hotword detection feature created significant lag in their smartwatches . But now finally, after nearly a month, the issue has been resolved with an update of the Google App to version 7.19.18.25 on the Android Wear platform. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter teased again Evolutionary styling for latest van Mercedes-Benz Sprinter teased again Evolutionary styling for latest van
- February 06, 2018

A sleeker body shape with more steeply sloping bonnet produces a 0.25Cd aerodynamic figure, which Mercedes says is class-leading and producing improved fuel economy and emissions. On that AI-theme, this auto is the first in Mercedez-Benz's A-Class line to support semi-autonomous driving. No matter the styling, the new A-Class will come standard with a 1.4-liter turbocharged gas engine delivering 161 horsepower (120 kilowatts) and 184 pound-feet (249 Newton-meters) of torque, paired to ... (more...)
West Ham Sack Director Accused Of Racism West Ham Sack Director Accused Of Racism
- February 06, 2018

West Ham United on Friday sacked their director of player recruitment Tony Henry after investigating allegations that he made racist comments about African players. Though the 29-year-old is his country's record goalscorer, with 49 goals in 99 caps , he has only played in three of their last six games played in official worldwide windows and Hernández hopes he can convince Moyes to give him the minutes he craves ahead of Russian Federation 2018. (more...)
332k people played Sea of Thieves' closed beta 332k people played Sea of Thieves' closed beta
- February 06, 2018

In total, 332,052 individual players logged in to participate, the game also garnered plenty of interest on live streams. The game also managed to reach number one spots on Twitch and Mixer, with 25,563 streamers broadcasting the game. In the game players can work together or alone to travel the seas and collect treasure, as well as enter fights as they try to increase their reputation. (more...)
TVS launches 125cc scooter NTORQ 125 TVS launches 125cc scooter NTORQ 125
- February 06, 2018

The product is targeted at young customers, said K N Radhakrishnan, president and CEO of TVS Motor . TVS has brought the NTorq 125 as a tech-savvy scooter and it debuts the company's SmartXonnect technology. For now, the Ntorq gets only a 220mm disc brake (with a 130mm drum at the rear), and it sports a 100/80x12 tyre at the front and a 110/80x12 tyre at the rear (tubeless at either end). (more...)
Telegram back to the App Store after being removed by Apple Telegram back to the App Store after being removed by Apple
- February 06, 2018

Telegram creator Pavel Durov immediately reacted to Apple's decision to take down the app by saying that he plans to implement protections that would prevent " inappropriate content" from being distributed via the chat app. "The App Store team worked with the developer to have them remove this illegal content from the apps and ban the users who posted this disgusting content", the email reads. (more...)
Nougat surpasses Marshmallow as the most popular version of Android Nougat surpasses Marshmallow as the most popular version of Android
- February 06, 2018

Continuing its slow ascent, the latest operating system took five months to achieve the figure. In other words, tracking the adoption rate of the latest Android version is still as excruciating as watching paint dry. Finally, Android KitKat still counts for 12% market share, whereas Jelly Bean, Ice Cream Sandwich, and Gingerbread are the least used Android OSes with 5%, 0.4$ and 0.3% distribution. (more...)
Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition offers Xbox One cross-play Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition offers Xbox One cross-play
- February 06, 2018

According to the Microsoft Store listing page, those who purchase the PC port of Final Fantasy XV from Microsoft will have the option to utilize cross-platform co-op with Xbox One owners. Also, the items that have already been added via free updates and the contents of the Season Pass are bundled together with this upcoming PC version of the game. (more...)
Gold Wireless Headset Announced for PS4 and PS VR Gold Wireless Headset Announced for PS4 and PS VR
- February 06, 2018

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BJP leader Amit Shah highlights govt's achievements in Rajya Sabha BJP leader Amit Shah highlights govt's achievements in Rajya Sabha
- February 05, 2018

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Microsoft's Surface Book 2 New Base Model Starts At $1199 Microsoft's Surface Book 2 New Base Model Starts At $1199
- February 05, 2018

All of this was made possible due to the 8th generation Intel Core processors and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 and 1060 graphics chipset. The $799 variant ships with Intel's Core m3 processor, 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of storage. The new Surface Book 2 base model is powered by Intel Core i5 processor, coupled with 8GB RAM and 128GB storage. The Intel Core i7 range starts at $1599 for the 256GB SSD + 8GB RAM version. (more...)
Your Alexa Will Not Drive You Crazy During Super Bowl 2018 Your Alexa Will Not Drive You Crazy During Super Bowl 2018
- February 05, 2018

This is possible because of acoustic fingerprinting technology that can distinguish between the ad and actual customer utterances ... Another method utilises transmitting an inaudible acoustic signal during an advert to tell Alexa to ignore a wake word. (more...)