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IT Meet American Girl's 2018 girl of the year: Aspiring astronaut Luciana Vega
Author: 0 Meet American Girl's 2018 girl of the year: Aspiring astronaut Luciana Vega

Luciana's story is told through a chapter book series written by Erin Teagan and published by Scholastic: She is an 11-year-old girl of Chilean descent, a girl with a "serious science streak" who dreams of going to Mars . American Girl worked with NASA astronaut Dr. Megan McArthur Behnken , former NASA chief scientist Dr. Ellen Stofan , CEO of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center Dr.

IT Steve Jobs wins court battle against Apple! See How
Author: 0 Steve Jobs wins court battle against Apple! See How

Of course, since Apple had failed to trademark Steve Jobs' name, they lost the suit. The inexplicable decision apparently rested on the fact that Apple chose to focus on the bite from the letter J, arguing that this was clearly copying its own logo.

Author: 0 Apple finally issues an apology after its iPhone battery fiasco

Last week, Apple finally admitted that it purposefully slows down older iPhones with software updates. In a message on its website , Apple apologized to customers for problems with iPhone battery life, said they could have handled the issue better and outlined remedies that will be available in 2018.

IT Trump attacks China after report of North Korea oil transfer
Author: 0 Trump attacks China after report of North Korea oil transfer

South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper this week quoted South Korean government sources as saying that spy satellites had detected 30 instances of ship-to-ship transfers to North Korean vessels since October. Cai added the "tightening. reflects China's stance". It comes a day after Chinese customs data was revealed claiming Beijing exported no oil products to North Korea in November.

Author: 0 OnePlus 5T Android 8.0 Oreo Open Beta Will be Available Soon

It appears that the arrival of the software update is close at hand as the German Twitter account of OnePlus has stated that the open beta build of Android Oreo should be available soon for OnePlus 5T. The tweet notifies that open beta is now available, but OnePlus' download page is yet to show a link. This variant was available via Motorola and on Google's Project Fi, it was shipped with Android One OS offering stock Android experience.

IT LG Announces New Portable PK Series Of Bluetooth Speakers
Author: 0 LG Announces New Portable PK Series Of Bluetooth Speakers

First up is the SK10Y sound bar, which offers 550W of output and supports 5.1.2 channels with Dolby Atmos. The two upward firing speakers that create the enveloping sound effect you get from Dolby Atmos can have their volume adjusted to help counter for varying ceiling heights.

IT Nokia 1 Android Go Phone Launch Rumoured for March !
Author: 0 Nokia 1 Android Go Phone Launch Rumoured for March !

It was officially launched as Android Oreo (Go edition ) earlier this month, so it's still early days for the initiative. It is expected that the company will price the device at RUB 5,990, which translates into Rs 6,670. . While not much is known about the smartphone itself, it is pretty clear that this will be a budget offering. This can also be taken as a hint that the recently leaked Nokia 1 could run Android Go , a stripped down version of Android for phones with 1GB RAM or less.

IT NORAD tracks Santa Claus' Christmas Eve run around the world
Author: 0 NORAD tracks Santa Claus' Christmas Eve run around the world

If you go to NORAD's website you can see where Santa is on a Google Earth-style map. While Santa travels, the NORAD social media team is hard at work answering all your questions online and answering phone calls too. His trip seems to take 24 hours to us, but to Santa it might last days, weeks or even months. "But, of course, that is part of the magic of Christmas".

IT Snap reportedly working on 'Stories Everywhere' to share content beyond Snapchat
Author: 0 Snap reportedly working on 'Stories Everywhere' to share content beyond Snapchat

Last month, Snap reported its number of users had grown by just 3 percent from the previous quarter, to 178 million, lagging far behind Instagram Stories with 300 million users . He has reportedly been handed the task to figure out, how to distribute the app's wealth of user-generated content on the web and elsewhere. That's a tall order, but the endgame is clear: make the content as accessible as possible and prompt people to sign up for and download the Snapchat app onto their devices.

IT Warriors top Jazz 126-101 sArtHead =
Author: 0 Warriors top Jazz 126-101 sArtHead = "Warriors top Jazz 126-101"

The Warriors, whose plus-198 scoring margin in the third quarter leads the National Basketball Association, used their favorite period to break open a game they led 48-47 at halftime. He did not play Wednesday. McCaw has been more aggressive lately with 10 shot attempts in each of his last two games, but this might be too little, too late with Stephen Curry (ankle) possibly back this weekend.

IT Apple admits slowing older iPhones, says it's to prevent battery issues
Author: 0 Apple admits slowing older iPhones, says it's to prevent battery issues

Through his findings, he came to the conclusion that iOS updates 10.2.1 and 11.2.0 were indeed impairing the phone's performance. Forbes magazine said the iPhone SE , 6, 6S and 7 are all impacted. Apple says that it slows the processors in some of its older phones, such as its iPhone 6s Plus , to match their aging, less powerful batteries. It says this "feature" will be a part of all its phones going forward.

IT When Does HQ Trivia Come To Android? Popular App's Christmas Delayed
Author: 0 When Does HQ Trivia Come To Android? Popular App's Christmas Delayed

Quizz show app HQ Trivia is getting ready to expand to Android: HQ Trivia, which has been a hit on iPhones in recent months, will be publicly available for Android users on January 1 , the company announced this week. The company has not provided further details about when the app will be actually available, but pre-registered users will get a notification after its launch.

IT Next Huawei flagship to be named the P20 instead of P11
Author: 0 Next Huawei flagship to be named the P20 instead of P11

If the leaked roadmap turns out to be accurate, Huawei will make the Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 Lite smartphones available for purchase in more markets in the first half of 2018. Until now, it has been claimed that the next P-series smartphones to be marketed as the P11 and P11 Plus. Moving onto the third quarter of the next year, it looks like the company has made a decision to keep it barren except for the launch of the third Honor smartphone.

IT Liberia votes as soccer star, VP hope to succeed Sirleaf
Author: 0 Liberia votes as soccer star, VP hope to succeed Sirleaf

Weah, now bidding to become president of Liberia , remains the only African footballer to be crowned World Player of the Year. As polls closed around 6 p.m., election workers said turnout wasn't as high as the October elections because legislative candidates who were helping transport people to polling stations were not participating in this vote.

IT WhatsApp to drop BlackBerry OS, Windows Phone support on December 31
Author: 0 WhatsApp to drop BlackBerry OS, Windows Phone support on December 31

Whatsapp has already become unavailable on Nokia phones running Symbian S60, from June 30, 2017. With such a massive user base, WhatsApp would be a favorite platform for many people and now, there is a bad news for its users. With only five days remaining, you can also send a farewell message from within WhatsApp to enable you to remember for a long time. The world's most popular messaging app will end support for operating systems from BlackBerry, Microsoft Windows and Nokia.

IT The 'Catch Me Outside' Girl Paid Off Her Mother's Mortgage For Christmas
Author: 0 The 'Catch Me Outside' Girl Paid Off Her Mother's Mortgage For Christmas

Bregoli shot to internet fame in 2016 after she appeared on the " Dr. Phil " show because she was giving her mother problems at home. Bregoli took to Instagram to share a video of the moment she presented her mother with the check. "Use this for whatever you want or just pay for the house". Happy Holidays to Bhad Bhabie . Bregoli signed with Atlantic Records in September, which was reported to be a multi-million dollar deal for multiple albums.

IT WhatsApp will ditch Blackberry OS and Windows Phone by New Year's
Author: 0 WhatsApp will ditch Blackberry OS and Windows Phone by New Year's

Although the Facebook-owned messaging app will continue to work on these platforms, users won't be able to create new accounts or re-verify existing accounts. "While these mobile devices have been an important part of our story, they don't offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app's features in the future", WhatsApp said in its blogpost .

IT Oppo A75s Price in India
Author: 0 Oppo A75s Price in India

The Oppo A83 sports a sleek metal body with nicely tucked antenna lines. It is now up for preorder with the sale starting from December 29 onwards. The OS would also be the same Android Nougat version 7.1 with the Color OS 3.2 UI forming the skin for accessing some of the key phone based apps.

Author: 0 Sell-Side Delving into Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) Stock

Ford Motor Company forward growth indicators are at 8.01 predictive of future performance does not seem to be on uptrend, and the forecasted growth is set to cool down indicate some sentiment behind the company. The firm has "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray given on Monday, October 16. If there is a huge discrepancy between a company's profit margin (particularly its gross margin ) and its operating margin , it suggests that the company is more efficient in creating and selling its ...

IT Track Santa's journey with the help of NORAD
Author: 0 Track Santa's journey with the help of NORAD

The website is available in eight languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Chinese. The tradition has continued for 60 years, to the delight of children and parents. Amazon Alexa users can also ask for Santa's location and OnStar subscribers can press the OnStar button in their vehicles to locate Santa. A Colorado Springs-based Sears Roebuck & Co.

IT Google Will Set Up Brick & Mortar Stores In India by Q4 2018
Author: 0 Google Will Set Up Brick & Mortar Stores In India by Q4 2018

The plan is to set up "experience centres". Google responded to a Reuters query saying that it does not comment on rumours or speculations. Google has had several pop-up stores in malls across India and was reportedly encouraged by the response to the stores.

Author: 0 The Salt Lake Tribune calls on Hatch to not seek re-election

Of course, this move prompted a mountain of mockery, since Hatch more or less signaled approval for all of the negative statements the Tribune said about him. Earlier this month the USA president, Donald Trump , modified designations for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah, potentially opening the land to big corporate developers and the oil and gas industry.

IT Nintendo Switch Latest Patch Removes Secret Golf Game According To Hackers
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Latest Patch Removes Secret Golf Game According To Hackers

Unfortunately, for the first several months since its March 3 launch, Nintendo was simply unable to roll out enough supply. Many read about there being a hidden emulator in Nintendo Switch that allowed NES Golf to be played easily. The feature has yet to be launched and was originally scheduled for a release this year, but that has yet to happen. The timing of these isn't ideal, given that it's Christmas day and many new PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch owners are likely trying to ...

IT Apple admits it deliberately slows iPhones as batteries age
Author: 0 Apple admits it deliberately slows iPhones as batteries age

In response, Apple issued an update that slowed the phones down when the battery is old, low-charged, or exposed to low temperatures. After Apple released its official statement where the tech giant detailed that it was slowing down iPhones in exchange for better battery life, it did not take long for a lawsuit to be aimed at the company.

IT Android One Moto X4 Oreo update rolled out
Author: 0 Android One Moto X4 Oreo update rolled out

There is some Christmas cheer for all the users of the Xiaomi Mi A1 devices. LG Electronics said Tuesday that it is updating the operating system on its premium smartphone V30 to the Android 8.0 Oreo system, becoming the first Korean manufacturer to upgrade to Oreo.

IT Top JeM terrorist killed in Kashmir's Pulwama, encounter continues
Author: 0 Top JeM terrorist killed in Kashmir's Pulwama, encounter continues

The forces say, Noor Trali, was the Divisional commander of JeM outfit in South Kashmir. Security forces are calling Noor Mohammad's killing a huge success as he had become a "headache" in the Valley. Noor, who is an offender in a case, was booked in a Delhi jail for some time in 2003. "Search operations in the area are on to identify and arrest them", he added.

IT WhatsApp to stop providing services to these smartphone after December 31st
Author: 0 WhatsApp to stop providing services to these smartphone after December 31st

The users on these particular platforms will not be able to create new accounts, nor re-verify existing accounts once the company ends support. Please Wait while comments are loading. The PiP feature enables users to multitask while taking a video call. After selecting the icon, a picture in picture mode will start in a new window.

IT CONFIRMED: The 'Face Unlock' feature is coming to the OnePlus 5
Author: 0 CONFIRMED: The 'Face Unlock' feature is coming to the OnePlus 5

The System module is equipped with Parallel Apps feature and also bears a new design for quick settings and lift up display. The OxygenOS 5.0 update has added Places tab inside Gallery to enable you to view photos on a map. Despite not being as secure as Apple's implementation, OnePlus' Face Unlock is a good addition to the company's smartphones because it adds another layer of protection.

IT IPhone owners sue Apple for deliberately slowing older models
Author: 0 IPhone owners sue Apple for deliberately slowing older models

One of the assertions that's most damning is that Apple never notified owners of the phones, nor sought permission to make adjustments. To recall the technical explanation offered by Apple, the company confirmed that when either the old battery is low on charge or is in a cold condition, then whenever the phone or any particular app's use leads to a spike in the power requirement, if the slowdown is not initiated, it may even result in the battery getting damaged and in the process, the ...

IT OnePlus 6 reportedly arrives in March, featuring an Under-Screen fingerprint scanner
Author: 0 OnePlus 6 reportedly arrives in March, featuring an Under-Screen fingerprint scanner

Some felt like the company had played them and apparently, the story is set for a repeat as far as the OnePlus 6 is concerned. The OnePlus 5T signified the manufacturer's dive into the 18:9 aspect ratio phone realm and it definitely looks like this is something that we'll be seeing with the introduction of the OnePlus 6 in 2018.

IT NORAD tracks Santa's trip around the globe
Author: 0 NORAD tracks Santa's trip around the globe

What they know from experience is that traditionally Santa and his reindeer enter Canada from the East Coast and when they notice his track on radar, fighters are scrambled from a northeastern Canadian Air Base, likely CFB Goose Bay to guide St.

Author: 0 Christmas Eve weather warning in place for Donegal

A wind warning for Donegal , Galway, Mayo and Sligo will take effect from midnight on Christmas Eve until 8pm. Any hopes of a White Christmas in the United Kingdom have melted away as The Met Office forecast windy, cloudy and rainy Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

IT Man Sues Apple Over Slowing Down Older iPhones
Author: 0 Man Sues Apple Over Slowing Down Older iPhones

Just a day after Apple admitted to slowing down older model iPhones, a group of iPhone users proposed a class-action lawsuit against the tech company. Is your older iPhone running slow? The lawsuit against Apple could be aided by the company not being up front in revealing that a slowed down iPhone is possibly related to a worn out battery.

IT Apple explains why your older iPhones might be slowing down
Author: 0 Apple explains why your older iPhones might be slowing down

Mind you, iPhones will alert you when their batteries have degraded to the point where it impacts performance. Professor Subodh Mhaisalkar, executive director of the Energy Research Institute at Nanyang Technological University, said that rather than goading iPhone users to upgrade by making their older phones slower, Apple's move in fact helped consumers by allowing batteries to be used for a longer period.

Author: 0 People Are Suing Apple After It Admitted To Slowing Down Older iPhones

This observation was particularly interesting because the age of a battery should have no effect on the speed of the phone. "While this state is created to mask a deficiency in battery power, users may believe that the slow down is due to CPU performance, instead of battery performance, which is triggering an Apple introduced CPU slow-down", Poole wrote.

Author: 0 Apple Sued For Deliberately Slowing Down Older iPhones

It's also obvious that Apple, which makes its devices hard to open and fix, could do a better job helping consumers understand the benefits of battery replacement if they indeed wanted to. It also notes that Apple's behaviour lowers the resale value of existing iPhones and underhandedly coerces iPhone owners to upgrade to newer models. "Our goal is to deliver the best experience for customers, which includes overall performance and prolonging the life of their devices", Apple said in a ...

IT ARMS Version 5.0 Adds New Fighter Dr. Coyle
Author: 0 ARMS Version 5.0 Adds New Fighter Dr. Coyle

Take a look at Dr. Coyle in action with her reveal trailer below! Remember earlier this week when Nintendo said that Arms had one more update lined up for 2017? "She's the director of ARMS Laboratories, and a certified genius". Previously hinted at in older story updates, we are now officially bearing witness to the rise of Dr. Coyle. As head of ARMS Lab, the good (?) doctor runs the Party Crash program, created Hedlock and Helix, and even experimented on herself! "The stage ...

IT How Reliance Jio Recharge Packs From
Author: 0 How Reliance Jio Recharge Packs From

Similarly, in Rs 299 plan, you get 56GB of data in the span of 28 days. At present, Jio plan priced at Rs 149 comes with 28 days validity but offers only 4 GB data during the validity period along with 300 SMSes. However, the Rs 49 data pack is now only available for select mobile numbers and select circles in India. Reliance Jio is adding two new " Happy New year 2018 " plans to its prepaid plan lineup for Jio customers.

IT Bed Bath & Beyond Q3 Sales Flat, Comps Off Slightly
Author: 0 Bed Bath & Beyond Q3 Sales Flat, Comps Off Slightly

Amalgamated National Bank stated it has 26,549 shares. Profund Advsr Ltd Liability Com, a Maryland-based fund reported 16,139 shares. Menta Capital Limited Com holds 0.14% or 41,793 shares in its portfolio. The company's market cap is $3.49 Billion, and the average volume is 4.79 Million. It sells a range of domestics merchandise, including bed linens and related items, bath items, and kitchen textiles; and home furnishings, such as kitchen and tabletop items, fine tabletop, basic housewares, ...

IT Android-Powered Gionee S10 Lite Out In India With 4GB Of RAM
Author: 0 Android-Powered Gionee S10 Lite Out In India With 4GB Of RAM

The back plate of the smartphone accommodates a 13-megapixel camera with an identical lens and another LED flash, with Android 7.1 Nougat-based Amigo OS 4.0 being pre-installed on the handset. Coming to hardware, the device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 quad-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz. It is also "powered by 4-cell technology, the front camera captures more light than before resulting clearer and more lovely selfie ", notes Gionee.

IT Amazon has finally released a Prime Video app for Android TV
Author: 0 Amazon has finally released a Prime Video app for Android TV

Earlier this year, it is believed that Apple and Amazon struck a deal following which the Prime Video app made its way to the Apple TV and Amazon start selling the Apple TV in its store. Perhaps the app developers are not yet done with updating the code but the app should be working properly in no time. This was necessary because the Play Store has a policy that prevents apps from acting as their own app store.

IT Sid Meier's Civilization VI Now Available For iPad
Author: 0 Sid Meier's Civilization VI Now Available For iPad

With the series having endured a half-assed history on mobile devices, Aspyr (long-time porters of Firaxis' series to Apple computers) has surprisingly dropped Civilization VI on the App Store for the latest models of iPads. Three-finger tapping can be used to close menus. Aspyr's FAQ points out one difference: The iPad version's multiplayer modes work only on a local network "as of this point".

IT Samsung Galaxy X it isn't, Rugged it is
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy X it isn't, Rugged it is

The 16GB variant already retails for a little above Rs 10,000. Samsung has started taking pre-orders from customers in Vietnam and both the phones will be made available on January 6, 2018, in Vietnam. The device now comes in two options- one with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage and the other one with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage .

IT Huawei Honor 9 Youth Edition Smartphone Announced
Author: 0 Huawei Honor 9 Youth Edition Smartphone Announced

The Honor 9 Lite is blessed with quad cameras. This provides new camera features, better battery life, and more. Even so, the device didn't get much larger. The registrations of the Honor 9 Lite has started on the Huawei Mall from today and other retailing partner sites like Vmall. Instead, users will need to charge this handset via a micro USB 2.0 port.

IT Eric Schmidt to step down as chairman of Google's parent, Alphabet
Author: 0 Eric Schmidt to step down as chairman of Google's parent, Alphabet

Schmidt said in a statement that he planned to spend more time "on science and technology issues, and philanthropy", which is more or less what he's been doing anyway since the creation of Alphabet. Schmidt was hired as the company's first outside CEO in 2001, having previously served as CEO of Novell, a now-defunct Utah-based software company.

IT The First 5G Specification Has Been Approved
Author: 0 The First 5G Specification Has Been Approved

Ericsson and Qualcomm, in collaboration with AT&T , NTT Docomo, Orange, SK Telecom, Sprint, Telstra, T-Mobile US, Verizon and Vodafone, showcased 3GPP-compliant 5G NR multi-vendor interoperability during live demonstrations at the Ericsson Lab in Kista, Sweden and the Qualcomm Research lab in New Jersey, US.

IT Facebook lets people know when their photos pop up
Author: 0 Facebook lets people know when their photos pop up

Facebook takes face data from you and allows access to new tools, including alerts if photos of you are uploaded, even if you are not tagged. Facebook will notify users when they appear in someone's photo, even if they're not tagged, as long as they are part of the selected audience for that post or if the post in question is set to public.