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IT Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) price announced at CES 2018
Author: 0 Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) price announced at CES 2018

The company announced that the smartphone will be available in the United States for $229 (Rs 14,500 approximately) in February. The battery powering the Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) is a 4130mAh unit that is touted to render 26 hours of talk time on 3G.

IT Hyundai Nexo Will Deliver 370 Miles on Tank of Hydrogen
Author: 0 Hyundai Nexo Will Deliver 370 Miles on Tank of Hydrogen

The NEXO is a svelte-looking SUV, with subtle surfacing and a "floating" roof design giving it a swoopy stance. The styling follows the company's FE concept which we saw at Geneva previous year. One of them is a blind-spot monitoring system using the central infotainment display. Chris Urmson, the CEO of Aurora, will join key Hyundai executives as one of speakers to share details on the joint research and development of autonomous driving technology at a press conference today (January 8).

IT French prosecutors investigating Apple over iPhone slowing
Author: 0 French prosecutors investigating Apple over iPhone slowing

Apple has apparently declined to comment on the investigation by the French watchdog. Apple has apologised to customers while denying it consciously built in obsolescence, adding: "We know that some of you feel Apple has let you down".

IT PS4 Sales Surpass 73.6 Million, More Than 645 Million PS4 Games Sold
Author: 0 PS4 Sales Surpass 73.6 Million, More Than 645 Million PS4 Games Sold

Devs may appreciate that sizable install base for the console, which also celebrated its fourth birthday during the 2017 holiday season. In addition, Sony announced that more than 55.9 million PlayStation 4 games were sold during the 2017 holiday season in retail stores globally and digitally.

IT PUBG: FPP Solo arrives on Xbox One
Author: 0 PUBG: FPP Solo arrives on Xbox One

This update, in addition to correcting various bugs and solving some crash issue, will bring the highly anticipated first-person solo mode. There have even been some adjustments to the balance of the game, as they have chose to increase the damage dealt against vehicles.

IT Assassin's Creed Origins First Expansion Drops Soon
Author: 0 Assassin's Creed Origins First Expansion Drops Soon

Ubisoft has detailed what will be coming our way over the next few weeks, including the return of Trials of the Gods , as well as other bits and pieces of content. This month also sees the return of the mighty Anubis and Sobek, so if you missed (or failed) beating them first time around, you can tackle them again with Anubis appearing between January 9-16 and Sobek from January 23-30.

IT Apple Releases iOS 11.2.2 To Deal With Spectre Vulnerability
Author: 0 Apple Releases iOS 11.2.2 To Deal With Spectre Vulnerability

Apple Watch was unaffected by Meltdown and Spectre . In Apple's words, Spectre's techniques "are extremely hard to exploit, even by an app running locally on a Mac or iOS device", but "they can be potentially exploited in JavaScript running in a web browser".

Author: 0 Intel chief promises software bug fix in days

Intel Corporationâs 49-qubit quantum computing test chip, code-named âTangle Lake, â is unveiled at 2018 CES in Las Vegas. The flaws, discovered by Google's Project Zero team, affected devices running Intel and AMDchips worldwide.

IT Samsung's 2018 TVs get voice assistant integration...with Bixby
Author: 0 Samsung's 2018 TVs get voice assistant integration...with Bixby

The company is working closely with the Open Connectivity Forum, the world's largest IOT standardization body, to have all SmartThings-compatible products work with the app. As a result, the vehicle will become a key component of connected lives. To ensure this effort is more successful, Baxter said, the company has invested $14 billion in research and development over the past year.

Author: 0 The Galaxy S9+ might support nearly 1TB of local storage

While core hardware specs will obviously see an overhaul, it's being said that the Galaxy S9 + may have a whopping 512GB storage variant for select markets. Previous leaks have claimed Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus will get the dual rear camera and not the smaller device. Of course, the handset will also feature a microSD card slot, so users can further expand the storage of the handset.

IT Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime launched as an Amazon India exclusive
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime launched as an Amazon India exclusive

The Galaxy S8 redefined the design of smartphones in 2017 moving to a near bezel-less display. The Android-based smartphone features a 5.5-inch full HD (1080x1920 pixels) display with the same old 16:9 aspect ratio. Nothing more has been mentioned about the smartphone as of yet. However, an earlier report by IANS , citing industry sources, claims the Galaxy On7 Prime price in India would be around Rs.

IT Zuckerberg Is Learning How Cryptocurrency Works To Make Facebook Better
Author: 0 Zuckerberg Is Learning How Cryptocurrency Works To Make Facebook Better

It is a common thing for Facebook's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg to challenge himself to achieve new things every new year. I've visited every U.S. state, run 365 miles, built an AI for my home, read 25 books, and learned Mandarin. Facebook is used by people belonging to all walks of life. The bottom line is that the company will have a lot of needle-threading to do during 2018.

IT Winter Olympics organisations targeted by hackers, says McAfee
Author: 0 Winter Olympics organisations targeted by hackers, says McAfee

An email campaign, conducted between December 22 and 28 last month, sent infected documents to Olympic associations from an email that was created to appear as though it came from South Korean authorities, analysts with McAfee's Advanced Threat Research division found.

IT Trump plan would allow drilling off the Florida coast
Author: 0 Trump plan would allow drilling off the Florida coast

Last year, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke promised to "listen to state and local stakeholders" as his department's reviewed offshore oil and gas. The move would reverse current protections in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans. Rules imposed by the Obama administration targeted blowout preventers, massive valve-like devices created to prevent spills from wells on the ocean floor.

IT Facebook's Oculus to partner with Xiaomi to build VR headsets
Author: 0 Facebook's Oculus to partner with Xiaomi to build VR headsets

Xiaomi is also forging ahead on its own Mi VR Standalone headset specifically for the Chinese market, powered by the same internals as the Oculus Go , including Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821. This is a key distinction, considering that Facebook's core service is blocked in China because of censorship issues. The $199 Oculus Go was first announced late past year, but details were light on the hardware powering the device.

IT North Somerset Christmas tree recycling
Author: 0 North Somerset Christmas tree recycling

Trees will be chipped, and free mulch will be available for residents to pick up at both parks after January 31. All six locations have seen a steady stream of people dropping off their old Christmas trees, which are then recycled into something the entire community can use! As the Christmas trimmings are put back in the loft for another year and all the festive cards are taken down, South Holland residents may be pondering what to do with their real Christmas tree.

IT P&G, Clorox et al to advertise on Amazon Alexa?
Author: 0 P&G, Clorox et al to advertise on Amazon Alexa?

On Friday, Amazon announced a new set of developer tools called the Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit . There is no question which is the best for general internet queries - Google beats Alexa hands down for everything from general knowledge to finding directions when using Google Maps as a SatNav.

IT Monster Hunter World is Incredibly Small; File Size Revealed
Author: 0 Monster Hunter World is Incredibly Small; File Size Revealed

Monster Hunter World's first trailer featured a rich world covered in dense foliage, complimented by complex lighting systems, and riddled with truly massive creatures. Finally, Capcom today confirmed that there are plans for post-launch support of Monster Hunter: World with regular content updates, as well as major title updates for free.

IT Sterling K. Brown, Elisabeth Moss win big at 2018 Golden Globes
Author: 0 Sterling K. Brown, Elisabeth Moss win big at 2018 Golden Globes

The This Is Us star, 41, became the first-ever black actor to win in the best actor in a TV drama category, and he made sure to thank the NBC series' creator Dan Fogelman . In 2017, he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series. So, thank you, Dan. Thank you, Hollywood Foreign Press. "So, what I appreciate so much about this thing is that I've been seen for who I am and being appreciated for who I am, and it makes it that much more hard to dismiss me, or dismiss ...

IT Halo live-action TV series still in active development
Author: 0 Halo live-action TV series still in active development

In addition, David Levine, President of Programming, said that the Halo TV show is 'still moving forward and I'm encouraged by what we've seen so far [.] It's still live action, and it will definitely satisfy the fans of Halo and I think also satisfy the drama audiences of Showtime'.

IT Onyeama Receives 491 Nigerian Returnees From Libya in Port Harcourt
Author: 0 Onyeama Receives 491 Nigerian Returnees From Libya in Port Harcourt

He said he was accompanied by officials from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Director General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP). The plan is to fly 5,500 Nigerians out of the country but due to logistical problems on the ground it remains unclear exactly how many will be evacuated.

IT AMD Ryzen 3 Mobile brings quad-core processor power to budget laptops
Author: 0 AMD Ryzen 3 Mobile brings quad-core processor power to budget laptops

The second generation Ryzen CPUs are expected to be produced on AMD's 12nm Zen + process. In the second quarter, Ryzen Pro Mobile parts-more or less identical to the regular Ryzen Mobile parts but with the lifecycle guarantees that enterprise buyers often demand for their fleets-will be released.

Author: 0 IOS 11.2.2 Update is Released With Spectre Security Fix

As Chris Swan noted in his report for InfoQ over the weekend, browsers are a particular target for the Spectre vulnerability since they can potentially be exploited via JavaScript running in the browser. Additionally, for OS X El Capitan and macOS Sierra users, Apple released Safari 11.0.2. It's the second round of such updates from Apple, which confirmed on Thursday that all devices running iOS and macOS were affected .

IT Google Memo Author James Damore Sues Company For Discrimination Against White Males
Author: 0 Google Memo Author James Damore Sues Company For Discrimination Against White Males

Damore is being represented by Dhillon Law Group , which is seeking class action status on behalf of Damore, another ex-employee David Gudeman and "others similarly situated against Google for its discriminatory employment practices". Damore made similar claims in his memo. One was from an engineer who called Damore a misogynist "and a awful person". In another case, an employee received a recommendation for a bonus for speaking out against memos like Damore's.

IT Jaguar Land Rover reports record annual sales
Author: 0 Jaguar Land Rover reports record annual sales

With 3954 units sold during this period, Jaguar Land Rover India reported a sterling performance, buoyed by a new and competitively priced model range, world-class retailer footprint and enhanced service and brand experience programs for consumers.

IT Honor View 10 Goes On Sale In India
Author: 0 Honor View 10 Goes On Sale In India

The colors in which the smartphone is available are Midnight Black and Navy Blue color variants. The Honor 7X is the more affordable handset, launching for $199 (it's £269.99 in the UK) and you will soon be able to buy it from the official Honor web store.

IT NVIDIA CES 2018 Gaming News Roundup
Author: 0 NVIDIA CES 2018 Gaming News Roundup

A beta for the service hit last summer , but this week at CES 2018 , Nvidia announced that it will be expanding the beta to include more users who want to try out the service for themselves. For example, you can create a retro war themed filter for your favorite FPS or enhance color and contrast to make a game look more photorealistic. Freestyle's more serious uses include a colorblind mode that makes it easier for colorblind gamers to differentiate between colors.

IT Byton introduces first drivable concept vehicle
Author: 0 Byton introduces first drivable concept vehicle

Chinese electric vehicle start-up Byton has taken the wraps off its first concept auto at the Consumer Electronics Show ( CES ) in Las Vegas. "US$45,000 is a bit over my price range, but something like this with autonomous driving is probably a very good deal".

IT Ford F-150 diesel aims for 30 mpg at EPA
Author: 0 Ford F-150 diesel aims for 30 mpg at EPA

Debuting at the North American International Auto Show, the F-150 Power Stroke 3.0L V-6 diesel arrives in dealership this spring as the sixth engine option for the light-duty truck. "We know that competing diesels with electric cooling fans have to dial back on power under extreme heat and altitude, so we decided on a viscous-controlled mechanical fan that has the capacity to move much more air across the radiator and intercooler in extreme conditions", said David Ives, Ford diesel engine ...

IT LG to debut first 4K projector at CES 2018
Author: 0 LG to debut first 4K projector at CES 2018

There's no battery, but a handle lets you tote it anywhere easily, and the little cutie looks more like a modernist rectangular mini trash can - complete with open lid shooting out an image - than a projector. The LG projector, which was earlier reported on by The Verge , has a tall box-like design. The LG HU80KA not only accepts an external keyboard and mouse, it also runs webOS just like a regular LG TV as well.

IT LG to unveil its rollabale 65-inch 4K OLED TV
Author: 0 LG to unveil its rollabale 65-inch 4K OLED TV

According to LG , future LCDs boasting 8K resolution will be heavier and thicker because backlight units will have to be placed straight behind the panels in order to achieve the same level of brightness and the same high picture quality as 4K displays.

IT Samsung Reveals 8K QLED TV & Modular MicroLED Display
Author: 0 Samsung Reveals 8K QLED TV & Modular MicroLED Display

With a futuristic form factor that resembles previous "easel" style high-end Samsung TVs , the Q9S's claim to fame is more pixels than 4K TVs. At the company's "First Look" event in CES, Samsung showed off its giant literal wall of a television - and also its first QLED TV with 8K AI technology.

IT Flight Of The Conchords Set To Return For TV Special This Year
Author: 0 Flight Of The Conchords Set To Return For TV Special This Year

During the questioning, Clement confirmed that he and McKenzie will be shooting "a little something" at some point this year. Another classic HBO show is about to make a possible return according to one half of its magical musical duo. A Flight of the Conchords stage tour is running through the United Kingdom in the coming months and Clement indicated that won't be the only thing on his and McKenzie's plate this year.

IT Hamilton Tiger-Cats buy more time to negotiate with quarterback Manziel
Author: 0 Hamilton Tiger-Cats buy more time to negotiate with quarterback Manziel

The shorter version: we had to do this if we wanted to keep Manziel on our negotiation list and we don't exactly expect him to accept the offer. Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) celebrates a touchdown by running back Ben Malena (1) as they played the Rice Owls during their NCAA football game at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas, on August 31, 2013.

IT Google sold one Home smart speaker every second since October
Author: 0 Google sold one Home smart speaker every second since October

Google says since October one Google Home device - both the Home and Mini - sells every minute, with more than 400 million devices installed with Google Assistant . The Home Max only launched in mid-December - it's also $399 - so it likely makes up an incredibly small portion of those millions of sales. Google will be showcasing its products at CES this week in Las Vegas.

Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Becomes Fastest Selling Home Console in the US

Nintendo DS is a lovely 32 bit-dual screen handheld gaming console that came out more than a decade ago and there was no new generation we had heard about recently. No third party support and poor design. Nintendo recently updated their Nintendo Switch sales forecast this year predicting that the company will sell at least 20 million units by the end of their 2018 fiscal year.

IT Researchers uncover major security flaws affecting most devices
Author: 0 Researchers uncover major security flaws affecting most devices

The company has said that it will release a patch to protect its browser, Safari, against Spectre. Given kernel memory is dedicated to the core components and interactions of an operating system with its hardware, it is said that the flaw could be exploited by malicious programmes, namely Meltdown or Spectre, to expose secured information such as passwords, and effectively compromise a targeted machine or indeed server network.

IT 4 powerlifters killed in Delhi road crash
Author: 0 4 powerlifters killed in Delhi road crash

Two other players in the auto, including a world champion who bagged the title for India in Moscow in 2017, were seriously injured. The mishap took place at around 4 am when the sportsmen were returning to Delhi in their Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire auto after attending an athletic meet in Panipat.

Author: 0 Meltdown and Spectre patches and mitigations released

Since exploiting many of these issues requires a malicious app to be loaded on your Mac or iOS device, we recommend downloading software only from trusted sources such as the App Store. Spectre is a name covering two different exploitation techniques known as CVE-2017-5753 or "bounds check bypass", and CVE-2017-5715 or "branch target injection".

IT Bluefin tuna sells for $320000 at New Year auction in Tokyo
Author: 0 Bluefin tuna sells for $320000 at New Year auction in Tokyo

However, the price was just over half that of last year's winning bid of 72 million yen and well below the record 155 million yen paid in 2013, state news reports. In 2017, governments, including Japan, agreed to a plan to rebuild the species to 20% of historic levels by 2034 , the minimum levels scientists says is necessary to protect it.

IT Apple App Store saw record $300 million purchases on New Year's Day
Author: 0 Apple App Store saw record $300 million purchases on New Year's Day

Apple is on track to double Services revenues of $24 billion in fiscal 2016 by 2020. That means there were more than a billion dollars total in App Store purchases made during the holidays, a not-insignificant amount, especially when you consider third-party research reports that suggest the majority of smartphone users in the USA download zero new apps per month .

IT Wydad named club of the year — CAF Awards
Author: 0 Wydad named club of the year — CAF Awards

The two categories were removed in December despite 10 players and six referees being shortlisted for the awards earlier. He recalled Ghana's position amongst the pioneers of African football citing Kwesi Nyantakyi - CAF 1st Vice President, Anthony Baffoe - CAF Deputy General Secretary in charge of Technical and Development and Justice Anin Yeboah - Chairman, FIFA Disciplinary Committee as an attestation to the fact.

Author: 0 Intel Corp (INTC) Stake Lifted by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc

The stock increased 2.65% or $1.19 during the last trading session, reaching $46.1. About 85.96 million shares traded or 194.30% up from the average. It has underperformed by 3.44% the S&P500. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a "sector perform" rating and set a $40.00 price objective (up from $37.00) on shares of Intel in a research report on Friday, October 6th.

Author: 0 Most Promising Nintendo Switch Exclusives Of 2018

That beats a previous record set by the PlayStation 2 and the Wii. Since the console's launch in March 2017, Nintendo had sold 4.8 million Switch systems nationally. A 3DS re-release seems a little iffy, not only because the game is already on the 3DS, but also because most of the biggest 3DS franchises have already jumped ship toward the more robust Switch hardware.

IT U.S. border agency searched 30200 phones and computers in 2017
Author: 0 U.S. border agency searched 30200 phones and computers in 2017

That figure represents a 60 percent jump from 2016. Agents inspected 30,200 electronic devices in the fiscal year 2017, which ended in September - a almost 60 per cent increase from 2016. They concluded that the cloud constituted information beyond the border, and so it shouldn't be subject to a search. CBP's authority for the border search of electronic devices is and will continue to be exercised judiciously, responsibly, and consistent with the public trust.

IT Neon Pink/Green Joy-Cons For Nintendo Switch Launching In US
Author: 0 Neon Pink/Green Joy-Cons For Nintendo Switch Launching In US

American customers have been able to import the Joy-Cons from those regions for upward of $90 . Nintendo launched the Splatoon 2 Switch bundle as a Wal-mart exclusive in September 2017 to spur sales of Switch and Splatoon 2 , which released on March 3 and July 21, respectively.

IT Twitter Says World Leaders Like Trump Have Special Status
Author: 0 Twitter Says World Leaders Like Trump Have Special Status

The group's protest against Trump's use of the Twitter platform is related to President Trump's recent tweets relating to North Korea . Read the full Business Insider article . But it is-judging from the multiple White House officials and administration veterans The Daily Beast talked to for this story-also one they have normalized internally.

IT Sensex touches all-time high of 34175.21; Nifty too reaches new peak
Author: 0 Sensex touches all-time high of 34175.21; Nifty too reaches new peak

The barometer had lost 162.58 points in the previous two sessions. The BSE Sensex soared to the life-time high of 34,175.21 and the NSE Nifty scaled the historic 10,562.80 mark in late morning trade, stated a report by PTI . "Additionally, clarity regarding the time frame of PSBs capital infusion provided positive vibes in the domestic market ", said Vinod Nair, Head of Research, Geojit Financial Services.