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Xiaomi Mi Max 3 expected to feature wireless charging, iris scanner Xiaomi Mi Max 3 expected to feature wireless charging, iris scanner
- February 22, 2018

The Chinese blog CNMO first detailed the smartphone in December past year and claimed that it will feature a huge 5,500mAh battery in its thin bezel-less design. Coming to the cameras, the smartphones will offer either a Sony IMX363 single camera sensor or Samsung's S5K217 + S5K5E8 dual camera sensors. On the front, there will be a single Samsung S5K4H7 sensor. (more...)
Land Rover has made the ultimate smartphone for adventurers Land Rover has made the ultimate smartphone for adventurers
- February 22, 2018

A mammoth 4,000mAh battery is found inside to keep you going in remote locations, which Land Rover claims will give you two days of usage with the screen constantly on. You can tap away at the 5in full HD touchscreen with wet hands or chunky gloves, making it flawless for any outdoor adventure. You'll find a customisable outdoor dashboard that delivers an SOS light, sensor data, and can pull in information related to your outdoor pursuits such as wind, tide, compass and weather information. (more...)
Microsoft Surface Pro launched in India: Price, specifications and features Microsoft Surface Pro launched in India: Price, specifications and features
- February 22, 2018

The Core i7 version is also available in two variants of 8GB and 16GB RAM and is available at a price of Rs 1,33,999 and Rs 1,82,999 respectively. On the connectivity front, the device sports a one USB 3.0 connector, one Mini DisplayPort, micro SDXC card reader, Surface Connect for charging and headphone jack. (more...)
Worth Observing Stocks: AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS), General Electric Company (GE)
- February 22, 2018

Their revenue meanwhile grew by -2.98% from the last quarter, totaling $1.45 billion. Medical Properties Trust Inc. now has $4.66B valuation. The latest exchange of 0.43 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 1.67 Million shares. (more...)
LG K8 2018 And K10 2018 Officially Launched LG K8 2018 And K10 2018 Officially Launched
- February 22, 2018

These are mid-range phones that are widely available in the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, and Europe. If you're looking for a new Android device that fits the budget but with nearly premium specs, consider the LG K line. The upcoming K10 models also come with a new feature called Smart Rear Key which not only unlocks the phone with a fingerprint but also triggers Quick Shutter for faster photos and Quick Capture for easy screenshots. (more...)
Madison again ranked first in number of Peace Corps volunteers Madison again ranked first in number of Peace Corps volunteers
- February 22, 2018

Altogether, 3,761 UC Berkeley alumni have joined the Peace Corps since it was founded by President John F. Kennedy in 1961, 392 more than second-place University of Wisconsin at Madison. As an undergraduate, Sassana was involved with various organizations including the Mortar Board Senior National Honor Society, the Center for Community and Civic Engagement, and the Carleton Student Association. (more...)
3D posts on Facebook just got a lot better 3D posts on Facebook just got a lot better
- February 22, 2018

Facebook announced in a blog post that it's rolling out support for the industry-standard file format for 3D posts ('the JPEG of 3D'), so artists can share higher quality 3D content on their own channels in a range of different ways, which we explain further below. (more...)
Northern Senators Forum Removes Abdullahi Adamu As Chairman Northern Senators Forum Removes Abdullahi Adamu As Chairman
- February 22, 2018

There are some things that some of my colleagues can not say but I'm not used to holding back what is the truth. When we resumed as senators, Ahmad Lawan tendered the sum of N70 million to the 8th Senate. Senator Adamu refused to comment saying he will speak to reporters only at a later time. A source said that the allegation of financial mismanagement leveled against Adamu may be a smoke screen to cover up the real issue. (more...)
Senate set to suspend Omo-Agege over Buhari comment Senate set to suspend Omo-Agege over Buhari comment
- February 22, 2018

The Senate consequently resolved to look into the matter and asked its committee on ethics and privileges to investigate. However, At the plenary session on Tuesday, Senator Dino Melaye (APC, Kogi-West), raised a point of order to accuse Omo-Agege of denigrating the Senate by alleging that the resolution on the amendment was targeted at Buhari. (more...)
Walt Disney World announces opening date for much-anticipated Toy Story Land
- February 22, 2018

So, what would the planned Toy Story Land look like? The area in inspired from the hit " Toy Story " movies, as the area is created to make characters such as Woody, Buzz Lightyear and Slinky Dog become "larger than life". - In Toy Story Land, Andy's footprint is about 25 feet long or the equivalent of a size 240 shoe. Recently updated with a third track, the popular attraction will put even more guests in the carnival playset action taking aim at 3D objects -- using everything from ... (more...)
Overwatch League makes the grade Overwatch League makes the grade
- February 22, 2018

Without discounts, Bits are $1.40 (USD) for 100, giving the skin a value of more than $400,000 (USD). It was originally announced that viewer rewards would be coming when the Overwatch League's partnership with Twitch was announced. In that time, the game has amassed over 30 million players , gave birth to countless memes and parodies, and also launched its own professional esports league. (more...)
Carrols Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:TAST) Upgraded at BidaskClub
- February 21, 2018

Tower Rech Cap Limited Company (Trc) has invested 0% in Carrols Restaurant Group , Inc. It closed at $12.9 lastly. (NASDAQ: TAST ) has risen 0.56% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. (NASDAQ:TAST). Alliancebernstein LP has 36,400 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Public Sector Pension Investment Board accumulated 48,807 shares. Stephens Invest Management Ltd Com stated it has 102,550 shares or 0.29% of all its holdings. (more...)
My PlayStation Is a New Browser-Based Social Hub My PlayStation Is a New Browser-Based Social Hub
- February 22, 2018

Also, if you're already signed in, click on your Profile image at the top right and then, from the drop-down menu, click on your name, which will take you to your My PlayStation profile page. Sony says that My PlayStation works with a number of web browsers on Windows 10, MacOS 10, iOS 10, and Android 5, so you should be good to go regardless of your current setup. (more...)
Street Analysts View On Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), Arconic Inc. (ARNC)
- February 21, 2018

The stock has a market cap of $78,670.00, a P/E ratio of 18.78, a PEG ratio of 1.56 and a beta of 0.70. The number of shares that were traded during the day was 10.15 million, which corresponds to its 3-month volume average of 10.62 million shares a day. (more...)
Marco Rubio's Ridiculous Screed Against Gun Safety Makes No Sense Marco Rubio's Ridiculous Screed Against Gun Safety Makes No Sense
- February 21, 2018

In a radio interview Thursday morning he said , "I've said this before, a lot of people don't like when I say it, to date, none of the gun laws that have been proposed here in Washington would have prevented any of these attacks". "If you're going to talk about gun violence, you're going to have to focus on the gun part". It's fucking true. And, thanks to Rubio being so incredibly bought and paid for by gun rights groups like the NRA, we can expect him to not do a damn thing about it. (more...)
Honor 9 Lite gets Face Unlock feature in India via OTA update Honor 9 Lite gets Face Unlock feature in India via OTA update
- February 21, 2018

Both phones offer large 18:9 displays, mid-range specs, and affordable price tags. Honor 9 Lite has started receiving the advanced Face Unlock feature . It is packed with 3000mAh battery with Honor's fifth-generation smart battery saving technology for extended battery life. The biggest USP of the Honor 9 Lite is its unique and premium glass design which helps it stand out from the swath of metal clad smartphones out there. (more...)
Shining Resonance Refrain Is Getting A Draconic Launch Edition Shining Resonance Refrain Is Getting A Draconic Launch Edition
- February 21, 2018

While the initial news only relates to the PS4 version, Game Informer has heard there will also be a Switch release. Shining Resonance Refrain will be available for $49.99 United States dollars / $64.99 CAD and will be released this Summer. (more...)
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 enables music streaming to multiple Bluetooth devices Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 enables music streaming to multiple Bluetooth devices
- February 21, 2018

While mobile technology is understandably a huge focus for Qualcomm , it has also announced big steps forward in its C-V2X (cellular vehicle-to-everything) communication technology testing, which first started 12 months ago. Neutral Network library which allows them to run AI algorithms directly on Qualcomm's Hexagon Vector Processor. It supports Tensorflow, Caffe, and Caffe2 frameworks aside from the Open Neural Network Excahnge interchange format. (more...)
New Ford Edge revealed ahead of Geneva Motor Show New Ford Edge revealed ahead of Geneva Motor Show
- February 21, 2018

Under the hood, there's a new 2.0-liter EcoBlue bi-turbo diesel engine that produces 238 PS (175 kW). The refreshed Edge will be offered in Trend, Titanium and top-spec Vignale trims, along with a new ST-Line specification - a sportier choice that adds unique styling details like 20 or 21-inch wheels, dual-exit exhausts and a sharp bodykit to the mix, plus sports suspension and variable-rate steering. (more...)
New Apple iPads will launch in March, leak suggests New Apple iPads will launch in March, leak suggests
- February 21, 2018

The most recent entries include filing for devices with model numbers A1954 and A1893. According to the latest filing, there are two new models that the tech giant might be unveiling during the month of March. Instead, this is probably a refresh to the cheaper non-Pro iPad line. Apple had traditionally updated the iPad lineup in March, with last year's announcement being a more affordable iPad. (more...)