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Amazon Alexa now creates music playlists Amazon Alexa now creates music playlists
- February 09, 2018

Voice commands can be used to either add the current song to an existing playlist, or create a new playlist with the current song as the first track. Amazon have added one of the most requested features to Echo speakers so you can make and stream playlists without the touch of a button. (more...)
Apple orders GitHub to takedown iBoot code following leak Apple orders GitHub to takedown iBoot code following leak
- February 09, 2018

Initially it seemed as though Apple's much-vaunted security had been threatened by the unknown postage of portions of its source code for a critical iOS component to Github . Apple stated that the leaked source code was out-dated and encouraged customers to "update to the newest software releases to benefit from the latest protections". (more...)
Huawei P20 Plus renders show the triple-lens phone in full Huawei P20 Plus renders show the triple-lens phone in full
- February 09, 2018

As you can see in the above photos (spotted by GizmoChina ), the Huawei P20 Lite is expected to come with a design that is highly inspired by the Apple iPhone X . What's also certain is that it will run on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. It likely translates into a slightly taller device than what we're used to seeing by now, and it will be interesting to see how Huawei intends to push this deviation from the norm. (more...)
Xiaomi's new Express Delivery Service will deliver products within just one day Xiaomi's new Express Delivery Service will deliver products within just one day
- February 09, 2018

The service is available only on the Mi Store app and the mi.com website and is now being offered in Bengaluru for an order consisting one eligible product only. However, the success of the new service will depend on how fast it able to cater the growing demand of Xiaomi customers in the country. Apparently with its new Express Delivery , Xiaomi intends to take on the e-commerce companies like Amazon and Flipkart . (more...)
University of New Mexico suspends football coach Bob Davie University of New Mexico suspends football coach Bob Davie
- February 09, 2018

Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose examined how football staff members responded to police or university investigations into three incidents of alleged sexual and physical assault by players, as well as allegations of whether coaches pressured injured players to play before they had been cleared by the medical staff. (more...)
Earnings at the Forefront For Berry Global Group, Inc
- February 09, 2018

Rice Hall James & Associates Llc who had been investing in Bofi Holding Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.20B market cap company. (NASDAQ:HOLX). Raymond James Assocs owns 62,286 shares. The insider HYMAN DAVID A sold $12.61 million. The firm also offers Odyssey solution, a real-time information solution to manage, control, record, and share procedures across networks worldwide. (more...)
American Airlines Group (AAL) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance
- February 09, 2018

It has outperformed by 70.43% the S&P500. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link . Hollencrest Securities Llc bought 4,286 shares as the company's stock rose 11.01% with the market. It also reduced Medicines Co (Put) (NASDAQ:MDCO) stake by 90,300 shares and now owns 110,000 shares. Therefore 57% are positive. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.92 earnings per share. (more...)
Countdown for PyeongChang opening ceremony Countdown for PyeongChang opening ceremony
- February 09, 2018

Every four years, the many countries of the world send their best figure skaters, bobsledders, skiers, snowboarders, curlers, and other winter athletes to compete against the best of the best. The delegation of athletes deemed "clean" by the IOC will instead participate as "Olympic Athletes of Russia" under the neutral Olympic flag. NBC and its related platforms are serving up more than 2,400 hours of Olympics coverage through the closing ceremony on February 25 - a record for a Winter ... (more...)
Russian Federation left out in the cold at Winter Olympics Russian Federation left out in the cold at Winter Olympics
- February 09, 2018

Or so claims a representative of the Olympic Athletes from Russia, which is definitely not the same as the Russian Olympic team , despite its members having arrived carrying suitcases with the word "RUSSIA" stamped on them. The Russians had argued that they had been wrongly excluded from Pyeongchang by an International Olympic Committee eligibility panel, which was set up to determine which Russians were considered "clean" after widespread state-sponsored doping at the Sochi Winter Olympics ... (more...)
Cases of Galaxy S9 leaked affirming Samsung new design Cases of Galaxy S9 leaked affirming Samsung new design
- February 09, 2018

And, coincidentally, the fluke Android 8.0 Oreo release for the Galaxy S7 edge a few hours ago happened at around the moment the S8 and S8 + should have begun receiving the update, if we go by the timeline of the first official release of Nougat previous year. (more...)
Ram 1500 gets Moparized at 2018 Chicago Auto Show Ram 1500 gets Moparized at 2018 Chicago Auto Show
- February 09, 2018

Ram on Thursday took the covers off a 2019 1500 Big Horn Sport with a definite outdoor-sport theme at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show . Pumping up the truck's capabilities is a 2-inch lift kit for additional off-road clearance and meaty 35-inch tires wrapped around 18-inch beadlock-capable wheels for more grip when airing down. (more...)
New Twitch guidelines address harassment and sexual content New Twitch guidelines address harassment and sexual content
- February 09, 2018

You can read the full guidelines on nudity and sexual behavior here, which go into more detail: "Attire (or lack of attire) meant to be sexually suggestive includes undergarments, intimate apparel, or exposing/focusing on male or female genitals, buttocks, or nipples". (more...)
How to keep The Register-Guard in your Facebook news feed How to keep The Register-Guard in your Facebook news feed
- February 09, 2018

The first time I saw the post it was from a Facebook friend who was more of an acquaintance in real life. According to fact-check site Snopes , reports regarding this new algorithm began circulating in December 2017, boosting the rumours over the changes the social network announced in January. (more...)
Subaru celebrates its 50th anniversary with limited edition models Subaru celebrates its 50th anniversary with limited edition models
- February 09, 2018

The exterior side mirrors are finished in satin chrome (excludes BRZ , WRX , and STI). We should mention, however, that the only exception is the Ascent - which is now not even on sale yet. The WRX will see 600 examples built, the STI will see just 200 examples built, and the BRZ will see 250 examples built. Subaru of America debuted new limited editions of each model in its lineup, including the Outback wagon, and Crosstrek and Forester small SUVs, at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show on ... (more...)
Palestine welcomes 'historic' visit of PM Modi Palestine welcomes 'historic' visit of PM Modi
- February 09, 2018

PM Modi also criticised the Sarkar-led Tripura government for not spending Central funds allocated to the states. "Why have the recommendations of 7th Pay Commission not been implemented in Tripura", the prime minister asked. After launching his book "Exam Warriors" where he talks about beating exam related stress, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now holding "Pariksha pe charcha" through which he will interact with students live in Delhi's Talkatora stadium. (more...)
President Aliyev says political and economic reforms will continue in Azerbaijan President Aliyev says political and economic reforms will continue in Azerbaijan
- February 09, 2018

The Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict should be resolved within the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan and in accordance with global law, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said at the 6th Congress of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) on Thursday, APA reports. (more...)
Russian Olympians' Last-Minute Appeals to Compete in the Winter Games, Explained Russian Olympians' Last-Minute Appeals to Compete in the Winter Games, Explained
- February 09, 2018

Here's everything you need to know about the festivities. Lizzy Yarnold has frozen out her Russian skeleton rivals who are controversially battling to be reinstated just hours before the start of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics . The Olympics section will appear in the "For You" section, the part of Apple News where the platform delivers a more personalised set of stories based on publications and channels that you look at regularly. (more...)
IRBT) — IRobot Corporation (NASDAQ IRBT) — IRobot Corporation (NASDAQ
- February 09, 2018

This analysis is based on historical data about the stock's monthly performance given the overall trends of the market and particular indicators within the market. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 53.9% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts predict that iRobot Co. will post 1.87 earnings per share for the current year. (more...)
Google's Chrome to Flag All HTTP Pages as 'Not Secure' Google's Chrome to Flag All HTTP Pages as 'Not Secure'
- February 09, 2018

Slated for release in July, this transition comes as 68% of all traffic on Android and Windows is now protected, while that number jumps to 78% on Chrome OS and Mac. Over the course of the last few years, Google has strongly advocated for the use of HTTPS to help keep your browsing data safe from anybody who could be spying on your web traffic while it's in transit between your browser and a server. (more...)
Dow plunges 1000 points as a weeklong market rout continues Dow plunges 1000 points as a weeklong market rout continues
- February 09, 2018

The Standard & Poor's 500, the benchmark for many index funds, is also 10 percent below the record high it set two weeks ago. That puts them in what's known on Wall Street as a "correction". The Russell 2000 is down 39.30 points, or 2.5 percent. The Dow is up 174.13 points, or 0.7 percent. The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield rose as high as 2.884 percent, nearing Monday's four-year peak of 2.885 percent, before retreating, after the Bank of England said interest rates probably need to rise ... (more...)