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Tech U.S. stocks trade lower after Trump's trade move
Author: 0 U.S. stocks trade lower after Trump's trade move

US 10-year Treasury yields, which fell nearly 8 basis points on Thursday, rose on Friday but were still set for their biggest two-week fall since November. The S&P 500 posted 2 new 52-week highs and 30 new lows; the Nasdaq Composite recorded 20 new highs and 83 new lows. Officials in China detailed a plan to retaliate to Trump's aluminum and steel tariffs by imposing their own tariffs on about $ 3 billion worth of imports of United States goods.

Tech It Will Be Rauner vs Pritzker for IL governor
Author: 0 It Will Be Rauner vs Pritzker for IL governor

Diana Rauner may yet have to brush up on her Italian. Called the most vulnerable Republican governor by national media and political pundits, Rauner barely survived a contentious primary election Tuesday against a low-financed lawmaker who only a few months ago was barely known outside of her suburban Chicago district.

Tech Apple Siri, how can you be so 'silly'
Author: 0 Apple Siri, how can you be so 'silly'

The company said, "We are aware of the issue and it will be addressed in an upcoming software update". Credit: Tom's GuideThe folks over at Brazilian website Mac Magazine have discovered a bug in Siri that will allow anyone to request the virtual personal assistant read hidden messages aloud.

Tech Sea of Thieves' New Update Will Include a Fee for Dying
Author: 0 Sea of Thieves' New Update Will Include a Fee for Dying

The servers are up and now accepting registrations from new players again, although things could still be improved further, as Rare noted in their latest update on Twitter . Usually we do an PS4 game for our community night, but tonight we're switching consoles. The sound design is just as excellent and everything from the crashing of the waves to the creaking of the deck sounded authentic and believable.

Tech Siri can read out hidden notifications on locked iOS 11 iPhones
Author: 0 Siri can read out hidden notifications on locked iOS 11 iPhones

Luckily, Apple is aware of the issue and has promised it has a fix in the works. A recently discovered security flaw shows that Siri will still read your hidden notifications aloud even if your phone is locked. With this setting enabled, lock screen notifications will remain hidden until a user authenticates with Face ID , Touch ID or passcode. Gadgets Now tried it and was able to replicate the issue in the company's most advanced smartphone - iPhone X .

Tech Atlanta working with feds to address cyber attack
Author: 0 Atlanta working with feds to address cyber attack

However, applications that people use to pay bills or access court information were affected. This includes whether they will pay the Bitcoin ransom. Local officials are working with the FBI, Homeland Security, Cisco and Microsoft to investigate. The city's payroll has not been affected, he said.

Tech URI's Dan Hurley still mulling decision on future
Author: 0 URI's Dan Hurley still mulling decision on future

Hurley and the University have agreed to a six-year deal, with a compensation of $2.75 million in the first season. In the statement announcing his hiring, Hurley said he was "honored and excited" to become the new men's basketball coach.

Tech Toy company CEO launches crowdfunding campaign to save Toys 'R' Us
Author: 0 Toy company CEO launches crowdfunding campaign to save Toys 'R' Us

The company announced Lazarus' death on Twitter. "We will forever be grateful for his positive energy, passion for the customer and love for children everywhere". The company went public in 1978, becoming an $11 billion business towards the end of the 20th century. The toy store chain is reportedly hoping to complete liquidation sales by June, though some stores may shut down sooner depending on how quickly inventory sells out.

Tech Shares soar for tech firm in market debut
Author: 0 Shares soar for tech firm in market debut

Dropbox sold 36 million shares for $21 apiece Thursday, raising $756 million, after offering them for $18 to $20 apiece - already an increase from the original price range. "You've got an environment where there are not a lot of high growth IPOs that are coming out and there's a lot of investor demand in cloud". Another highly valued start-up, the meal-delivery company Blue Apron, went public at $10 a share in June and is now trading at roughly $2.

Tech South Korean ex-president detained on graft charges
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For the bribes he received he should receive at least a 11-year prison sentence, prosecutors argued. It also curtailed the president's power to grant special pardons, which critics said has always been abused to free business tycoons convicted of bribery and other white-color crimes.

Tech Get 150Mbps with JioFi JMR815 hotspot launched at Rs 999
Author: 0 Get 150Mbps with JioFi JMR815 hotspot launched at Rs 999

The wireless data card has been priced at Rs 999 and is now being sold exclusively via Flipkart. Buyers can avail no cost EMI on HDFC credit cards and get 5 percent off with Axis Bank Buzz credit card. To recall, the original JioFin device is egg-shaped, but the new device looks circular. And, alongside these indicators, there are two buttons for Power On/Off and WPS.

Tech Alleged Modern Warfare 2 Remaster May Not Have Multiplayer
Author: 0 Alleged Modern Warfare 2 Remaster May Not Have Multiplayer

Instead, the new remaster is being handled exclusively by Beenox , who previously helped with the single-player portion of Modern Warfare Remastered . It will be interesting to see if Activision makes any changes to Modern Warfare 2's campaign, and, if they don't, how today's players respond to it.

Tech The OnePlus 6 might cost $749 and feature 8GB of RAM
Author: 0 The OnePlus 6 might cost $749 and feature 8GB of RAM

In just a few months, OnePlus is expected to launch its next flagship smartphone that will succeed the OnePlus 5T . We also tried to match it to Canadian , Singaporean and Australian dollars using the iPhone X price as the constant, but that's not a ideal fit.

Tech YouTube Plans To
Author: 0 YouTube Plans To "Frustrate And Seduce" Users To Pay For A Subscription

YouTube's global head of music, Lyor Cohen , recently revealed that people who passively listen to music on YouTube for long periods of time will now encounter more advertisements on objective. With its past subscription-based services, Google has proven that it has yet to build an appealing streaming music platform. Everyone is drunk on the growth of subscription.

Tech Samsung Galaxy S9+ review: More of the same, yet better overall
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9+ review: More of the same, yet better overall

The support of Google's Project Treble in the Samsung flagships phones allows receiving the major OS upgrade in the timeline. Samsung usually introduces more cutting-edge technologies in its phablets - Galaxy Note series rather than inducing them in its Galaxy-S lineup, because it gets a time span of nearly 6 months to better innovate in Note series.

Tech Fortnite Streamer Breaks Twitch Record
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In about a week, audiences will pack into theaters to watch the film adaptation of Ernest Cline's Ready Player One , the best-selling novel that has attracted equal parts adulation and ridicule for its imagined world in which people earn a living playing a video game called OASIS.

Tech Lenovo introduces K5 and K5 Lite for budget market
Author: 0 Lenovo introduces K5 and K5 Lite for budget market

There is also an 8MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture in both the smartphones. It comes with three different RAM and storage variants - 3GB+32GB, 4GB+64GB and 4GB+128GB. It measures 154×73.5×7.8 mm and weight 155 grams. Moving on, the K5 is also offered in models which differ by their internal memory configurations.

Author: 0 Amazon introduces GameOn at GDC 2018

According to a press release from Amazon , developers can use GameOn APIs for free until May 1, 2018. "We want to break that boundary", Marja Koopmans , Amazon's general manager for competitive gaming , told CNBC in an interview. It will let developers add these aforementioned competitive features to their games easily and it's built on Amazon Web Services (AWS). It runs across all operating systems and device platforms, allowing developers to focus on their gameplay instead of complex ...

Tech Energy officials say nuclear power plants withstood Russian attack
Author: 0 Energy officials say nuclear power plants withstood Russian attack

Dan Kildee of MI told CNN's Brianna Keilar on Thursday. Lawmakers have been telling the White House for months that Russian Federation will surely try to expand its interference in the upcoming congressional midterm elections. Trump's repeated failure to publicly rebuke Russian Federation for its behavior - even though other members of his administration do, has fueled debate about whether he really does have something to hide from Mueller.

Tech Even the founder of WhatsApp thinks you should delete Facebook
Author: 0 Even the founder of WhatsApp thinks you should delete Facebook

Acton stayed on with Facebook until 2017, but has since invested $50 million in Signal, a messaging app that is a direct competitor of Facebook's messaging apps. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg have since remained quiet throughout the scandal, which unfortunately for them, has invited yet more criticism from analysts, investors and users in general.

Tech Italy v Scotland: Six Nations
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Yet Italy produced their best 40 minutes of this year's championship to establish a 17-12 interval lead. Stuart Hogg showed a great burst of pace to get Scotland's fourth try with less than 10 minutes remaining, Greig Laidlaw's conversion gave the visitors a two-point lead.

Tech Did you own an original PS3? Sony may owe you $65
Author: 0 Did you own an original PS3? Sony may owe you $65

The company recently agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit for $3.75 million, with anyone who bought a PlayStation 3 within the time period and used the Other OS feature eligible to claim a maximum of $65. Here's the claim form you'll need . For easy reference, eligible PS3s should include the original 20GB, 60GB and later 40GB and 80GB models, but not the PS3 Slim or PS3 Super Slim .

Tech 4 militants killed in ongoing Kupwara encounter: Army
Author: 0 4 militants killed in ongoing Kupwara encounter: Army

As the joint team of forces intensified the searches, the militants hiding in the area opened fire triggering off an encounter, the officer said. According to the Army, the gunfight is still going on and the identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained.

Author: 0 Harvard Business School Graduates Have the Third-Highest Starting Salary Nationwide

Walton College of Business also performed well in the rankings. Two programs in the College of Engineering received favorable placement on the U.S. "We continue to strive to be among the top research-intensive graduate schools of education in the U.S". Biosystems engineering-a collaboration between UT and the UT Institute of Agriculture-is 22nd among public institutions, while aerospace engineering is 27th.

Tech Nintendo Switch Nindies Showcase - watch all the announcements here
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Nindies Showcase - watch all the announcements here

However, a number of notable games are expected this year. What's more, an ARMS Global Testpunch event will be happening from March 31 at 06:00 CEST to April 3 at 05:59 CEST, giving everyone with a Nintendo Switch the chance to download a demo version of the game and give it a go - for free! This gory game inspired by VHS-era B-movies launches first on the Nintendo Switch this spring.

Tech Atari's
Author: 0 Atari's "Ataribox" microconsole will be known as the Atari VCS

What do you think of the Atari VCS? The design, that's clearly inspired by the classic Atari 2600 , clearly blends the past and the future, which is essentially the whole ball game approach for Atari's next gaming console. Perhaps $250 is the starting version and Atari will offer a number of SKUs each with different specs.but all of this totally sounds like risky business to me .

Tech DirectX 12 Receives Brand-New
Author: 0 DirectX 12 Receives Brand-New "Raytracing" Feature

The Redmond company has announced a new DirectX Windows application programming interface (API) that brings GPU-accelerated "raytracing" to DirectX 12, its set of graphics APIs for developers that build games and videos for Xbox and Windows.

Tech HTC's Desire 12 and 12+ are cheap mobes aimed at, er, 'Instagrammers'
Author: 0 HTC's Desire 12 and 12+ are cheap mobes aimed at, er, 'Instagrammers'

It's also been confirmed to run Android 8.0 Oreo , but HTC - oddly - hasn't said which version of Google's OS will power the HTC U12. Similarly, the device has an 8MP front-facing camera. On the front, the Desire 12 comes with a 5-megapixel camera. We've reached out to HTC for further info on the devices' availability and pricing and will update this post as soon as we receive official word on those.

Tech Epic Games giving away Paragon assets
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But now Epic Games has released its $12 million worth of game assets for free, meaning you can now use the assets on your own for any Unreal Engine 4 commercial or non-commercial project for free, which is pretty great news if you were looking for some extra assets to play around with.

Tech New SSD hard drive can store HALF of all of Spotify's catalogue
Author: 0 New SSD hard drive can store HALF of all of Spotify's catalogue

It also comes with a five-year unlimited warranty, which sounds like they're putting a lot of faith in it. With a single rack of ExaDrive DC100 SSDs configured, a data center could have access to 100 petabytes of storage capacity. There's no word as to exactly how much this drive will set you back, but don't expect it to come cheap; Nimbus Data said "pricing will be similar to existing enterprise SSDs on a per terabyte basis".

Tech Vivo V9 Listed on Amazon India Ahead of March 23 Launch
Author: 0 Vivo V9 Listed on Amazon India Ahead of March 23 Launch

Whereas the X21 UD will be available only in 128 GB variant. This also means at the top is an Apple iPhone X-like notch. The device has 6GB of RAM and features a 19:9 screen with a notch. Notably, there is a special 6GB + 128GB variant of the X21 that will sport the in-display fingerprint sensor, previously seen on the X20 Plus UD and Vivo Apex .

Tech PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Available Now for iOS, Android
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Available Now for iOS, Android

Additionally, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds for iOS and Android is being introduced as a free-to-play version, which is no doubt being done in a bid to compete with Epic Games' recent successful launch of Fortnite Battle Royale for mobile Apple devices .