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Tech Vancouver's Olympic cauldron will be lit for PyeongChang 2018
Author: 0 Vancouver's Olympic cauldron will be lit for PyeongChang 2018

Although they're only three letters apart, Pyeongchang and Pyongyang are two very different cities - Pyeongchang , the site of the 2018 Winter Olympics , is in South Korea , while Pyongyang is the capital of North Korea . "I'm announcing today the United States of America will soon unveil the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea ever", Pence said after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Tech Samsung Galaxy S8, S8
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8, S8

It's also said to bundle a refreshed version of Samsung's Experience - formerly known as TouchWiz - user interface. Yes, the new firmware which he got is accidentally released by the giant. Only one user claims to have this update on his device so this could be the dev version of Oreo update for the Vietnam regions which got accidentally released for the user of Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone.

Tech Google is now letting you create your own themed movies in Photos
Author: 0 Google is now letting you create your own themed movies in Photos

In time for Valentine's Day this year, technology giant Google has launched a new feature on Google Photos to help make the day more special for your loved ones. Among those themes is a new one called "Valentine's Day Movie". Google has announced some new options for Google Photos users, one of which is designed specifically for Valentine's Day.

Tech Pixel & Pixel XL Owners Have Sued Google for Their Ongoing Mic Defects
Author: 0 Pixel & Pixel XL Owners Have Sued Google for Their Ongoing Mic Defects

This has enabled the hugely-impressive HDR+ processing found in the Google Pixel's default camera app to third-party apps, including WhatsApp , Instagram and Snapchat. "All you need to do is take the photo and Pixel 2 will do the rest". We're starting to see that with some popular apps now, but interestingly, it doesn't look like Google uses the Visual Core for its own camera application at all.

Tech WhatsApp payments arrive in India for beta testers
Author: 0 WhatsApp payments arrive in India for beta testers

Fast forward to last month, we also came across a report which claimed that this UPI-based payments service called WhatsApp Payments would be rolled out in India this month . Where to find the payment option? You now get Document, Payment, Gallery, Audio, Location, Contact options in the attachments menu. If you don't have a UPI account yet, you'll have to make one.

Tech Donald Trump Offers Condolences on 'Disgraceful' Death of Colts LB Edwin Jackson
Author: 0 Donald Trump Offers Condolences on 'Disgraceful' Death of Colts LB Edwin Jackson

This is a time when the entire Colts community needs to come together in support of these victims, and Jim Irsay is leading the way. Additionally, he was charged with driving without a license previous year in Boone County. Clark expects the suspect will face numerous serious charges. He made an initial appears in Marion County court on Tuesday morning. "I was very saddened to hear of the passing of Indianapolis [Colts] linebacker Edwin Jackson ", Vice President Mike Pence tweeted ...

Tech Google considering a game streaming service, console hardware
Author: 0 Google considering a game streaming service, console hardware

It could also work with Google Chromecast . Reports this week are claiming that Google will be launching a game streaming service at some point. It's possible that Google is trying to get some exclusive games for the service or simply trying to get as many titles as possible available right out of the gate to help grab attention.

Tech Apple Shipped a Record 18M Smartwatches in 2017
Author: 0 Apple Shipped a Record 18M Smartwatches in 2017

In the fourth quarter of this year, shipments grew by more than 32% over Q4 2016 to 8 million, the highest ever number of shipments in a single quarter for any wearable vendor. Apple has pulled far ahead as it continues to focus on its core iPhone user base. During Tim Cook's summary for the quarter (Fiscal Q1 2018) on the topic of Apple Watch he stated: "It was our best quarter ever for the Apple Watch with over 50% growth in revenue and units for the fourth quarter in a row and strong ...

Tech Battle Royale Game 'Fear the Wolves' Announced, Coming 2018
Author: 0 Battle Royale Game 'Fear the Wolves' Announced, Coming 2018

Players are dropped into a radiation-filled Chernobyl as a lone soldier or as a squad with 100 players aiming to become the last man standing. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has inspired tons of new battle royale games to pop up over the past year due to its success .

Tech We're Spending Less Time On Facebook, And Mark Zuckerberg Says That's Great
Author: 0 We're Spending Less Time On Facebook, And Mark Zuckerberg Says That's Great

Among them, showing users more "meaningful" content from friends and family and emphasizing local news. The company has already announced a slew of new "fixes". There will be more changes coming in the next weeks and months. "Facebook offers reach, targeting, and ad-unit quality that is hard to match, and they are the underlying drivers of its growth", Hargreaves wrote in his note.

Tech Rainbow Six Siege is getting another free trial weekend
Author: 0 Rainbow Six Siege is getting another free trial weekend

Rather than a team of terrorists fighting a team of operatives, the Outbreak game mode will be both teams fighting to survive against the horrors you'll be facing in the Outbreak event. You'll get access to the entire game, with all modes, maps, Operators, and more. In this special, time-limited co-op event, a team of up to three players must infiltrate the Quarantine Zone in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico to battle an extraterrestrial infestation that has turned the locals into ...

Tech Winter Olympics 2018: Here are the athletes with New Jersey connections
Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: Here are the athletes with New Jersey connections

Pound, the ex-president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, also criticised the "perverse" judgments of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, which last week reversed life Olympic bans on 28 Russian athletes and staff. Our commitment to both is in serious doubt. A Russian lawmaker, Konstantin Kosachev, on Monday called for a revision of the statutory documents of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in order to prevent the crisis of the "entire international Olympic movement".

Tech Blizzard details new content coming to Overwatch tomorrow
Author: 0 Blizzard details new content coming to Overwatch tomorrow

Players will be able to play the game on the Xbox One, PS4, and PC. With this update, if a match ends in a draw, the teams will be taken to a sudden death round. The game was launched during the Year of the Rooster event from last year. "For the Chinese, it's a very important holiday for us", Gong said, comparing it to Christmas for many.

Tech Nissan plans to develop 20 electric models for China through 2020
Author: 0 Nissan plans to develop 20 electric models for China through 2020

China is pushing automakers to make significant investments in electric vehicles way ahead of any other large market. Nissan is to spend $9.5bn with its Chinese partner Dongfeng Group to boost its share in China's auto market. Seki said Nissan-Dongfeng sales of electrics have failed to gain traction due to the relatively high sticker price of models that contain up to 85 percent imported components.

Tech International Olympic Committee has threatened AIBA to remove boxing from 2020 Tokyo Games
Author: 0 International Olympic Committee has threatened AIBA to remove boxing from 2020 Tokyo Games

Bach added: "We are extremely anxious about the governance in AIBA". "The IOC reserves the right to review the inclusion of boxing in the programs of the Youth Olympics 2018 and Tokyo 2020 ", he told reporters. Pat Fiacco, a member of AIBA's executive committee, said: 'We are working in partnership with the IOC to ensure that we correct all of the mismanagement issues from the previous AIBA leadership that has created these problems.

Tech Book your hotel in Google Search
Author: 0 Book your hotel in Google Search

The hotel search is fully customizable as you can choose to filter accommodation based on pricing, list of amenities provided, its proximity to the airport and so on. Once the flight is booked, the Hotels tab automatically gets populated with suggested places. Search for hotels in a specific city (Hotel+Destination as the search query).

Tech SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Takes To The Skies
Author: 0 SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Takes To The Skies

Elon Musk and his company, SpaceX , have successfully launched the world's biggest rocket into space . But let's not mince words: holy sh*t, was the launch an incredible thing to witness. He noted that the Tesla Roadster would be the payload and would be "playing Space Oddity , on a billion year elliptic Mars orbit". An initial test flight was set to take place in 2013, but was delayed by 5 years due to structural challenges.

Tech UBS Group Analysts Give Nokia Oyj (NOKIA) a €6.20 Price Target
Author: 0 UBS Group Analysts Give Nokia Oyj (NOKIA) a €6.20 Price Target

Shares of Nokia Oyj ( HEL:NOKIA ) opened at €4.40 ($5.43) on Thursday. The Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $0.04 per share, according to consensus of 7 analysts. The stock's market capitalization is $35.78 billion. Nokia Oyj has a 12 month low of $4.51 and a 12 month high of $6.65. Berenberg maintained it with "Buy" rating and GBX 365 target in Wednesday, July 6 report.

Tech Integral Derivatives LLC Cut Holding in Xom (Put) (XOM) as Stock Rose
Author: 0 Integral Derivatives LLC Cut Holding in Xom (Put) (XOM) as Stock Rose

BLACKROCK INC. owned.27% of Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) worth $21.75 billion at the end of the most recent reporting period.The investor is now holding 257,283,117 shares thanks to an increase of 692,900 new shares in their portfolio. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to "Neutral" on Thursday, March 2. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to "Outperform" on Monday, July 24.

Tech WH: Dems' FISA Memo Going Through 'Same Process' as GOP's
Author: 0 WH: Dems' FISA Memo Going Through 'Same Process' as GOP's

The committee unanimously approved declassifying the memo drafted by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the committee's top-ranking Democrat, who said his 10-page memo would offer a point-by-point rebuttal to the GOP-backed memo released last week .

Tech Broadcom presents 'best and final' offer for Qualcomm
Author: 0 Broadcom presents 'best and final' offer for Qualcomm

Broadcom Ltd plans to unveil a new approximately $120 billion offer for Qualcomm Inc on Monday, aiming to ratchet up pressure on its US semiconductor peer to engage in negotiations, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. He wants Qualcomm for its leading smartphone modem chip division, an example of what he calls a "franchise" that will continue to dominate the market.

Tech Elon Musk teases even bigger Falcon
Author: 0 Elon Musk teases even bigger Falcon "Super Heavy", 5 rockets strapped together

The launch window stretches from 1:30 to 4 p.m. EDT (1830 to 2100 GMT). Everything appears to have gone to plan for Elon Musk's Space X launch. Following in the tradition of unusual payloads carried by SpaceX , including a wheel of cheese onboard the Dragon capsule, the Falcon heavy will carry the tech entrepreneur's own Tesla Roadster sports auto into space.

Tech Worldwide smartphone shipments fall in 2017
Author: 0 Worldwide smartphone shipments fall in 2017

Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 403.5 million units during the fourth quarter of 2017, a 6.3 percent decline from the 430.7 million units shipped in the final quarter of 2016, the report said . Huawei continues to hold the third position, despite strong competition from Chinese players such as OPPO and Vivo. "These successes have really helped Chinese brands", Wang Yanhui, head of the Shanghai-based Mobile China Alliance told the Global Times today.

Tech Rep. Will Hurd: Nunes' Memo Does Not Vindicate Trump
Author: 0 Rep. Will Hurd: Nunes' Memo Does Not Vindicate Trump

Any agency and anyone who steps outside that boundary must answer for it, and it must not be permitted to happen again. November 8: Trump wins the presidential election . Trump tweeted a quote from the head of the conservative group Judicial Watch Friday morning. Nunes, a Republican from California, denied any coordination on Fox News Friday.

Tech Boxing could face expulsion from Games, IOC warns
Author: 0 Boxing could face expulsion from Games, IOC warns

The 28 athletes if they wish to compete will have to apply for a late entry and hope for acceptance. The 168 Olympic Athletes of Russia (OAR) will compete under the Olympic flag and the Olympic anthem will be played at any medal ceremonies they feature in.

Tech Snap beat expectations and sent its stock price skyrocketing-still minus profit
Author: 0 Snap beat expectations and sent its stock price skyrocketing-still minus profit

The number of daily active users of the Snapchat application rose to 187 million, a gain of 8.9 million in the quarter and up 18 per cent from a year earlier. Snap is working on redesigning its app to separate what friends share and what media organizations publish in an attempt to appeal to a broader range of users.

Tech When Is The Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony?
Author: 0 When Is The Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony?

Glosserman said Japanese officials might also be interested in discussing Trump's recent statement that the US could be coaxed back into the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal between Japan and other Pacific Rim nations. Both Koreas will have their largest Winter Olympics delegations ever: the South with 219 athletes and officials and the North with 46 athletes and officials.

Tech NYPD is replacing Nokia Windows phones with iPhone 7 handsets
Author: 0 NYPD is replacing Nokia Windows phones with iPhone 7 handsets

Jessica Tisch, the Deputy Commissioner for Information and Technology for the NYPD, noted that an estimated 600 iPhone 7 and 7 Plus units are given out on a daily basis. Police have credited the usefulness of the 911 app when it prompted law enforcement personnel to stop a robbery in progress before the dispatcher called it out on the radio.

Author: 0 New memo: Second Steele report was based on input from Clinton allies

Steele lied to the FBI. The referral, also signed by Sen. " It is troubling enough that the Clinton Campaign funded Mr. Steele's work, but that these Clinton associates were contemporaneously feeding Mr. with this whole idea of a Trump-Russian collusion angle. The Clinton operatives are Sidney Blumenthal and his cohort Cody Shearer. And at the same time it has been revealed through text messages between two people in the Federal Bureau of Investigation that there was a great hostility ...

Tech Deepika Padukone reveals details about her next with Irrfan Khan
Author: 0 Deepika Padukone reveals details about her next with Irrfan Khan

Of course, we knew that it is going to be a very special film as it's my third film with Sanjay. I have heard discussions on the film and no one was offended by the film, in fact, they appreciated the actors' performances as well as the director for his skill of storytelling.

Author: 0 Nintendo Explains Why Mario Has Nipples But No Belly Button

If you've played Super Mario Odyssey - with the shirtless Mario option, of course - on the Nintendo Switch , you may noticed that Mario doesn't have a belly button. "I'm going to have to leave it to all of you to figure out exactly how that works out", he says. If you're wondering, you can get the shirtless Mario outfit in Odyssey at the clothing store in the Cascade Kingdom for 1,000 coins.