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Tech The History Behind Valentine's Day
Author: 0 The History Behind Valentine's Day

Mumu, owner of an online gift shop, told UNB that, people like to make their loved ones feel special on the Valentine's Day - it is just another occasion to celebrate their love. Companies with big marketing dollars shouldn't get to define what's romantic . The flowers, chocolates and hearts have been in stores for weeks and now the day has finally arrived.

Tech Sony slashes prices on PSVR headset for a limited time
Author: 0 Sony slashes prices on PSVR headset for a limited time

The PlayStation VR headset , more commonly called the PSVR, gives PS4 owners a way to play their favorite games in an immersive environment. The PlayStation VR Doom VFR Bundle price will drop to $299.99, which is $100 off its regular retail price of $399.99.

Tech Qualcomm, Broadcom To Meet
Author: 0 Qualcomm, Broadcom To Meet

Qualcomm's board rejected the offer as undervaluing its growth potential from 5G, its pending NXP Semiconductors acquisition and the eventual settlement of its bitter legal fight with Apple. This follows Broadcom's original declaration from early December when it revealed it was looking to replace all 11 Qualcomm board members with its own candidates.

Tech This is why Samsung stopped Galaxy S8 Oreo update
Author: 0 This is why Samsung stopped Galaxy S8 Oreo update

What do you think about the aborted Android 8.0 Oreo rollout? Still, we think the South Korean electronics giant is being pretty clear about what we can expect from the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus' cameras. Both phones are expected to have dual-curved edges, and Samsung will stick with the 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch 2K SAMOLED display respectively for both phones.

Tech Is Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) a Buy? The Stock Rises Again
Author: 0 Is Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) a Buy? The Stock Rises Again

It has underperformed by 9.08% the S&P500. Esterline Technologies Corporation (NYSE:ESL) has risen 43.50% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in Q3 2017. For the full year 2017, CNO reported that net operating income (1) increased to $300.9 million, or $1.75 per diluted share, compared to $262.5 million, or $1.47 per diluted share in 2016.

Tech Google Has Made It Harder To Steal Images From Google Images
Author: 0 Google Has Made It Harder To Steal Images From Google Images

This tiny, but significant change notably comes in the wake of Google's new multi-year global licensing partnership with Getty Images , enabling Google to use Getty's content within its various products and services. Google has always been under fire from publishers and photographers who complained of people stealing their pictures without giving a proper credit.

Tech Refurbished Apple Watch Series 3 available with $50 off
Author: 0 Refurbished Apple Watch Series 3 available with $50 off

It doesn't look like you can buy these watches with LTE functionality, but both do come with Global Positioning System. If you are not aware about Apple's this program, the company is offering nearly new products as Refurbished editions. Check out Apples Refurbished and Clearance section to find savings. Compared to its predecessors, the new iteration boasts of a faster dual-core S3 processor and Apple's W2 chip that ensures 85 percent faster Wi-Fi.

Tech Pence Says US Open To Diplomatic Talks With North Korea
Author: 0 Pence Says US Open To Diplomatic Talks With North Korea

After North Korea's incessant ballistic missile tests and nuclear detonation test escalated tension on the Korean Peninsula a year ago, the two Koreas made a flurry of agreements on inter-Korean exchanges on the occasion of the on-going PyeongChang Olympics .

Tech Highlights from the Winter Olympics 2018 opening ceremony
Author: 0 Highlights from the Winter Olympics 2018 opening ceremony

Hosts South Korea produced a show of unity with neighbours North Korea during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang yesterday. Security experts told the New York Times that Russian hackers had targeted Olympics organizations for the past few months. South Korean President Moon Jae-in declared the Games open at the PyeongChang Olympic Stadium following a speech by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) chief , Thomas Bach, who stressed the Games ...

Tech No One Knows How the Senate's Immigration Free-for-All Will End
Author: 0 No One Knows How the Senate's Immigration Free-for-All Will End

GOP lawmakers say McConnell's support for the Secure and Succeed Act will have an impact on the debate. "This crisis isn't going away, and I will not rest until these young people and their families have the future in America that they deserve", said Durbin, the No.

Tech Shaq Fu Reborn - The Legend Returns With a New Trailer
Author: 0 Shaq Fu Reborn - The Legend Returns With a New Trailer

Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn is the newest action-packed beat 'em up featuring everyone's favorite superhero, Shaquile O'Neal. Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn is described as a fast-paced, dynamic beat-'em-up combining modern and classic approaches to the genre.

Tech Mercedes-Maybach S-Class unveiled
Author: 0 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class unveiled

Just few months after the reveal of the all-new generation G-Class , in comes the G63 AMG with more power, lighter weight and a more practical package than its iconic predecessor. However, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Facelift also features Active Emergency Stop Assist functions and Active Change Lane Assist in Active Steering Assist system.

Tech Monster Hunter World on Switch too
Author: 0 Monster Hunter World on Switch too "difficult", says Capcom

He said that they were not going to bring the game to Nintendo Switch yet but he did not rule out the possibility entirely. Unfortunately though, Tsujimoto said due to " various conditions " it would be quite hard, not only from a developing standpoint but as well as knowledge of user base.

Author: 0 'Nintendo Labo' (Switch) Reveals New Features - Trailer

In a lot of ways, Labo is like an extension of the sort of thing we saw back in the Wii's heydey, with accessories like fishing rods and steering wheels paving the way for more complex projects like fully-articulated motorcycle handlebars or even a playable cardboard piano.

Tech Microsoft Photos Companion for Android, iOS transfers photos to PCs easily
Author: 0 Microsoft Photos Companion for Android, iOS transfers photos to PCs easily

It works very well from my experience and might become my go-to way for sending screenshots to my computer. You can multi-select the ones you want to send, then tap Done in the top left. You can download the app from the Google Play Store for free. The Photos Companion app is actually just an experimental app created in the Microsoft Garage , an incubator project within the company.

Tech Cameco (CCJ) Posts Earnings Results
Author: 0 Cameco (CCJ) Posts Earnings Results

Accern also gave media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 44.1787396078658 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Tech Achieving GDPR compliance with 100 days to go
Author: 0 Achieving GDPR compliance with 100 days to go

Even before GDPR , the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) fined Talk Talk (an ISP / Media provider / Telco) £400k in January 2018 for a major personal data breach (see ICO Talk Talk ). It sets out the responsibilities of businesses in relation to the collection, use, disclosure, retention and protection of personal data . "Data mapping is also an important exercise to help lenders build the data processing records they are required to keep and to ensure compliance with ...

Tech Project Fi adds 37 countries to its global coverage options
Author: 0 Project Fi adds 37 countries to its global coverage options

Project Fi already tries to make worldwide service a little less of a headache by charging you the same amount for data as it does domestically - $10 per gigabyte. Google likewise as of late presented its own particular form of a boundless arrangement for Project Fi . This applies to worldwide data, too. On the off chance that your Gmail account incorporates messages (possibly from your carrier) around an up and coming worldwide outing, it'll now naturally advise you if your Fi record will ...

Tech Facebook launches Messenger Kids, its child-friendly texting app on Android
Author: 0 Facebook launches Messenger Kids, its child-friendly texting app on Android

Earlier, the texting with Facebook friends was available on the Facebook app itself. Facebook Messenger Kids is controversial as the app encourages kids to get involved in social media and certain groups of the society are so outraged by the company's move to involve more and more kids into it's range.

Tech Latest Windows 10 build brings 'Ultimate Performance' mode for professional users
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Now there's Fast Ring Skip Ahead , which is faster than the Fast Ring, but more prone to borkage as it will offer the newest features whilst still in active development. The power scheme is aimed at reducing micro-latencies associated with power management techniques. Will you be testing out Ultimate Performance? If you want to use the new option regardless, simply visit your rig's Power Options settings page to activate it.

Tech Tinder to adopt Bumble's 'ladies first' feature in a future update
Author: 0 Tinder to adopt Bumble's 'ladies first' feature in a future update

It's unclear when the Tinder feature will roll out, but it could potentially appear within other Match Group portfolio companies, according to the company. Ginsberg added that we make products for everyone, no matter where they are with the intention to consistently be creative and deliver products and features that address the requirements and needs of the men and of course women who are looking forward to meeting someone new.

Tech Amazon's Alexa can now detect the voice of individual users in Canada
Author: 0 Amazon's Alexa can now detect the voice of individual users in Canada

Only with more efforts, this can be a true Digitial Assistant we all were looking forward to. VIZIO, Inc. announced today the introduction of the VIZIO SmartCast skill for Amazon Alexa, enabling easy voice control of 2017 and 2016 SmartCast P-, M- and E-Series 4K display collections.

Tech Unilever says it will pull advertising from platforms with
Author: 0 Unilever says it will pull advertising from platforms with "toxic online content"

Weed will say. It would prioritise investing only in responsible platforms that were committed to creating a positive impact in society. Weed said he had met Unilever's digital partners, including Facebook , Google and Twitter at the global Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in early January, where he "repeated one point to each and every one of them".

Tech Lexus still atop the dependability mountain
Author: 0 Lexus still atop the dependability mountain

Owners of three-year-old Lexus vehicles experienced 99 problems per 100 units, according to the report. "For people looking for a new or used model, now is a good time to find that special vehicle". Dodge and Nissan also earn their best rankings ever. Toyota, meanwhile, drove off with six of the 19 segment awards - mostly among the Lexus nameplate.

Tech Samsung halts the Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 and S8+
Author: 0 Samsung halts the Oreo update for the Galaxy S8 and S8+

It's not uncommon for accessories like cases and covers to be made available for purchase by online retailers even before the device has been announced. Suddenly the skydiver slows down dramatically as the number "9" appears. This gives a clear reference to a slow-motion camera for the Galaxy S9. Samsung has been pushing the low-light performance for the last several years.

Tech Nokia 6 With 4GB RAM Launched in India at ₹16999
Author: 0 Nokia 6 With 4GB RAM Launched in India at ₹16999

The Nokia 6 will have a hard time competing with the brand new Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro, which is sold starting INR 13,999 and packs much better specifications than the smartphone. Additionally, it comes with 64GB (32GB in the cheaper variant) of internal storage which can be expanded via a microSD card slot (of up to 256GB). To recall, the Nokia 6 features a metal unibody design with a glossy finish.

Tech Kim Jong Un impersonator provokes North Koreans at Olympics
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un impersonator provokes North Koreans at Olympics

But North Koreans flew pennants showing the Dokdo Islands anyhow, with state-controlled news website Uriminzokkiri arguing: "legally and historically it is clear that Dokdo is our people's territory". The US Vice President stayed for about 5 minutes without making any contact with the officials from North Korea . When asked what exact steps North Korea would have to take to get sanctions relief, he said: "I don't know".

Tech IL governor takes aim at pensions, healthcare costs in budget
Author: 0 IL governor takes aim at pensions, healthcare costs in budget

The general fund would total $37.9 billion, with 37.6 billion in spending, leaving a surplus of roughly $300 million. It also seeks to cut $470 million from employee healthcare costs by removing that benefit from collective bargaining with unions.

Tech Amazon eliminates hundreds of Seattle jobs in rare cutback
Author: 0 Amazon eliminates hundreds of Seattle jobs in rare cutback

And they come while the company looks to expand on its lead in new businesses like Alexa. The cuts come after a hiring binge that took the company's Seattle head count to more than 40,000 people, from just 5,000 in 2010. It continues to hire aggressively in Seattle, with 4,044 job openings across various units. Amazon plans to make "small" numbers of job cuts in its United Kingdom operations as part of a wider shake-up at its Seattle headquarters - but stressed that affected employees will ...

Tech Research finds in style face ID programs might have racial bias
Author: 0 Research finds in style face ID programs might have racial bias

The systems were slightly less-accurate for lighter-skinned women, offering up an incorrect assessment in up to seven percent of photos. In these experiments the error rate which determine the darker skinned women to 20% in one case and about 34% in other cases.

Tech Facebook will create a section for 'hard news video' within Watch
Author: 0 Facebook will create a section for 'hard news video' within Watch

There has been a lot of uncertainty among the media about just how much changes to Facebook's News Feed, created to emphasize interactions between friends and family, will ultimately affect traffic to the companies that rely on the social media giant to build and grow their audiences.

Tech Call Of Duty movie signing up Sicario 2 director
Author: 0 Call Of Duty movie signing up Sicario 2 director

Variety's sources are saying that Stefano Sollima , the director behind Sicario 2: Soldado is "negotiations to direct an adaptation of the popular video game". "And then maybe something that is more of a hybrid, where you are looking at private, covert operations, while a public operation is going on". Activision Blizzard declined to comment when approached by Variety .

Tech Ted Potter Jr.'s Pebble play - performance, not pedigree
Author: 0 Ted Potter Jr.'s Pebble play - performance, not pedigree

Potter started the final round Sunday tied with Dustin Johnson , the No. 1 player in the world for the previous year. Johnson will be aiming for his second straight PGA Tour victory on Sunday following after a win last time out at the Tournament of Champions.

Tech Confidante of deposed South Korea leader jailed for 20 years
Author: 0 Confidante of deposed South Korea leader jailed for 20 years

Choi, who is known to have wielded considerable influence in the government even though she held no official position, was accused of collaborating with Park, who is facing nearly similar corruption charges in a separate trial. The court sentenced the chairman of the Lotte Group, Sin Dong-bin, to two and a half years in prison on bribery charges. Choi, who wore a dark blue coat and a badge bearing her prison number, showed little reaction as the sentence was passed.