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Tech Xiaomi and Oculus Reveal Mi VR Standalone Headset
Author: 0 Xiaomi and Oculus Reveal Mi VR Standalone Headset

Hugo Barra, a former Google employee, left Xiaomi for Facebook in January 2017 after a three-year stint at the China-based electronics maker. However, he did point out the Oculus Go could be the most accessible VR headset in the world due to its starting price tag of United States dollars 199 (about RM 796).

Tech Christmas Tree Recycling In Wandsworth
Author: 0 Christmas Tree Recycling In Wandsworth

This weekend you can bring your christmas tree to locations across the city and bring mulch for your garden. For more information on Christmas tree collection and recycling or MulchFest, visit www.nyc.gov/dsny , www.nyc.gov/parks or call 311.

Tech Amazon Partners With Panasonic To Bring Alexa To Your Car
Author: 0 Amazon Partners With Panasonic To Bring Alexa To Your Car

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. REUTERS/Rick WilkingDavid VanderWaal, VP of marketing for LG Electronics USA (L), listens to Mike George, VP Alexa, Echo and Appstore for Amazon , talking about their companies' partnership during the LG press conference at CES in Las Vegas, U.S., January 4, 2017.

Tech The Latest Monster Hunter
Author: 0 The Latest Monster Hunter

This feast experience mirrors that of the game, where players hunt giant and ferocious creatures before carving them up to create their armour gear or cook their findings on a BBQ to restore their health. They will be releasing a starter edition PS4 bundle with the game in Japan, but there's no word yet on a Western release. Monster Hunter World will be released for PS4 and Xbox One on January 26, 2018.

Tech Sterling K. Brown made history with his 2018 Golden Globe's win
Author: 0 Sterling K. Brown made history with his 2018 Golden Globe's win

The two-time Emmy victor was honoured for his portrayal of a black man who was adopted as a child by a white family. The second half of Season 2 of " This Is Us " returns to NBC on Tuesday, Jan. Thank you for supporting me through the whole thing. Brown initially joked: 'I don't want to run out of time so let me thank my wife. This was by becoming the first black actor to win the TV lead actor drama category.

Tech Apparently Spielberg's Halo TV series is still happening
Author: 0 Apparently Spielberg's Halo TV series is still happening

Regardless of the cost, any Halo series is likely to be a big draw if they can ensure it's done properly. In an interview with TV Guide , Showtime CEO David Nevins promised that the live-action, gaming inspired show is "still in very active development".

Tech Google's Gbikes are routinely 'stolen'; locals see it as CSR service
Author: 0 Google's Gbikes are routinely 'stolen'; locals see it as CSR service

According to Wired , Google takes cycling very seriously and there's a noticeable bike culture at Google headquarters. However, the enormity of the problem has been uncovered by a report by the Wall Street Journal . But others perhaps including a man who claimed to have an entire garage full of the bikes regard their borrowing as a kind of retributive justice against the massive company.

Tech Status Orange Low Temperature Warning issued for Galway
Author: 0 Status Orange Low Temperature Warning issued for Galway

Met Éireann said that today's weather will be pleasant, but with some showers in the southeast. Sunday will start very cold with some frost lingering in places throughout the day. Southeasterly winds will increase fresh and along Atlantic coasts strong and gusty. Winds will be light tomorrow, but temperatures will have "a little struggle to get above freezing" during daylight hours, and again dropping to perhaps -5C on Sunday night.

Tech Nigerians evacuated from Libya as thousands others queue for their turn
Author: 0 Nigerians evacuated from Libya as thousands others queue for their turn

Ona Ekhomu has advised the Federal Government to returnees from Libya. He urged them to be law abiding. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, issued the warning on Sunday while addressing reporters in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

Tech AMD Introduces New Processors at CES
Author: 0 AMD Introduces New Processors at CES

With Ryzen 5 Pro you'll see four cores and eight threads, a maximum boost speed of 3.6 GHz, and eight CUs; Ryzen 3 will deliver four cores and four threads, a top boost speed of 3.4GHz, and six CUs. These don't directly compare against any mobile chips Intel now offers in its 8th Generation line, but they are positioned on the low end, much like Core i3.

Tech Honor to launch a smartphone with four-cameras by month-end
Author: 0 Honor to launch a smartphone with four-cameras by month-end

However, the brand has not revealed, which smartphone it is launching, but it could be none other Honor 9 Lite . The company is confirming U.S. releases for a couple of phones that look to be pretty impressive for the price . It's also notable, according to Honor, because it comes in red and phones that come in red tend to cost more than $199. If you just planned to buy the Honor View 10 , this is the right time to avail the discount.

Author: 0 Apple Releases New Security Updates to Protect Safari Against the Spectre Attack

Two recently-discovered security exploits dubbed "Meltdown" and "Spectre" was discovered to be affecting all major processors made in the past twenty years. Aside from iOS, there is also a supplemental update for macOS. The so-called Spectre vulnerability, which affects devices with certain Intel, AMD and ARM chips, allowed hackers to access information previously considered secure, one of the design flaws Intel and Google researchers disclosed last week .

Tech Fired Engineer Says Google Discriminated Based on His 'Male Gender,' 'Caucasian Race'
Author: 0 Fired Engineer Says Google Discriminated Based on His 'Male Gender,' 'Caucasian Race'

The Google engineer who was sacked for writing a memo criticizing Google for pushing diversity is suing the company, saying it discriminates against white men and conservatives. "Google's open hostility for conservative thought is paired with invidious discrimination on the basis of race and gender, barred by law", says the lawsuit, filed by Dhillon Law Group .

Tech NVIDIA adds Instagram-like filters to your games
Author: 0 NVIDIA adds Instagram-like filters to your games

Nvidia will let you do that using the cloud-gaming technology of GeForce Now , which is launching an expanded free beta test soon. The public beta is now available in North America and Europe, and you can see the full list of compatible games - which includes PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , Fortnite , Hearthstone , Call of Duty: WWII , Battlefront II and over a hundred others - right here on Nvidia's website .

Tech Google Pay combines Google Wallet and Android Pay
Author: 0 Google Pay combines Google Wallet and Android Pay

Most of Fandango's users - some 81% of those surveyed - already use some form of digital payment, so Google Pay presents another payment option. Google Pay will be replacing Android Pay branding everywhere, including in first-party apps, like Chrome and YouTube, as well as third-party ones, like Fandango.

Author: 0 Acer to Bring Amazon Alexa to PCs in 2018

The new Alexa integration shirks the earlier pledge made by Amazon and Microsoft to conflate their two brands, instead an entirely separate app will be made available to selected models, letting users access information in a way not dissimilar to how it's done on an Amazon Echo or other third-party devices.

Tech GoPro shares dive as it cuts staff, exits drone market
Author: 0 GoPro shares dive as it cuts staff, exits drone market

The camera maker expects $340 million in revenue, marking a 37% drop from a year earlier and falling far short of Wall Street estimates for about $472 million, according to an analyst survey by FactSet. To add to these problems, GoPro says that there's now "a hostile regulatory environment" both at home in the USA and overseas in Europe. Chief Executive Nick Woodman also said he would cut his cash compensation for 2018 to $1.

Tech DJI's Osmo Mobile 2 makes stabilised smartphone video a whole lot cheaper
Author: 0 DJI's Osmo Mobile 2 makes stabilised smartphone video a whole lot cheaper

The new model uses an internal battery rather than a swappable one. DJI has fixed the issues and the company promises 15 hours on a single charge and is also offering a way to charge your phone with the Osmo Mobile 2 . If you prefer to shoot with a DSLR or mirrorless camera, DJI has also announced its first single-handed stabiliser for DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras, the Ronin-S.

Tech Sony to unveil Snapdragon 845 powered Xperia XZ1 Premium at MWC 2018
Author: 0 Sony to unveil Snapdragon 845 powered Xperia XZ1 Premium at MWC 2018

The XZ1 Premium should come with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, BTW, topped with Sony's ever-minimal custom skin, Xperia UI. This is something odd if we compare the new models with any of the previous Sony smartphones that were debuted with a fingerprint sensor-embedded, side-located power button.

Tech LG Unveils Pint-Sized 150-Inch Projector
Author: 0 LG Unveils Pint-Sized 150-Inch Projector

It can be mounted on a wall, hung from the ceiling, or, simply placed on the floor in front of a suitable blank wall. In the meantime, the South Korean tech giant is impressing with a new 4K projector that's relatively svelte in terms of physical real estate, but downright jumbo when it comes to image size.

Tech LG Display has made a 65-inch rollable OLED
Author: 0 LG Display has made a 65-inch rollable OLED

The IHS Markit TV Sets Intelligence Service-Premium research also found that LG Electronics (LGE) dominated the OLED TV market in 2016, accounting for around 92% of all units shipped, while several Chinese brands accounted for most of the remaining shipments.

Tech Here's the list of winners for 75th annual Golden Globe Awards
Author: 0 Here's the list of winners for 75th annual Golden Globe Awards

This year, the event will be hosted by talk show host Seth Meyers. To showcase their dissent, men and women have made a decision to wear black as a way of silent protest. " The Handmaid's Tale " later added the award for best TV drama series. Guillermo del Toro's Cold War-era fantasy " The Shape of Water " won for its score and del Toro's directing.

Tech Samsung spits out an 85-inch TV with 8K resolution
Author: 0 Samsung spits out an 85-inch TV with 8K resolution

Think of it as the next evolution of the many display technologies TV makers have been ramming down our throats over the years. The company has also announced an 8K QLED TV that uses artificial intelligence to convert low resolution into 8K.

Tech Tech giants scramble to fend off chip security flaws
Author: 0 Tech giants scramble to fend off chip security flaws

The issues affect billions of devices worldwide, and Spectre is particularly hard to mitigate, according to the researchers. Governments and security experts say they have seen no cyberattacks seeking to exploit either vulnerability so far, but they expect attempts to come as hackers digest technical data about the flaws.

Author: 0 Intel is rising after saying it's fixed the 'Spectre' CPU flaw

Although Intel cited rival AMD as among the companies it's working with to address the problem, AMD said in a statement that it believes its chips are safe because they use different designs. Owners of Intel-based CPUs in Oregon, California and in have sued Intel over the security flaws that have been highlighted in its chipset. Google called the flaw Spectre because it thought "it will haunt us for quite some time".

Tech Tokyo Giant Tuna Auction Draws $632K Bid
Author: 0 Tokyo Giant Tuna Auction Draws $632K Bid

Onodera states that he tried to win the auction last year, so he is really happy with the win this year. Reportedly, Tsukiji fish market , which is the world's largest fish market and among Tokyo's most popular tourist sites, is set to shift later this year.

Tech Apple App Store harvested your cash on New Year's Day
Author: 0 Apple App Store harvested your cash on New Year's Day

Members of the developer program are able to distribute apps through the Apple App Store and gain access to tools such as app analytics, beta testing resources such as TestFlight , beta software and advanced app capabilities. All told, the App Store has more than 500 million visits per week from users worldwide. The Xcode engineering group absorbing Buddybuild will only make the iOS environment more developer-friendly and presumably make Apple steps ahead of Google.

Author: 0 How to protect yourself from the Spectre and Meltdown chip flaws

Easily ranking alongside Heartbleed , Krack and Shellshock . Even so, the threat of Spectre is likely to linger with us far into the future. Two security problems impacting microprocessors have been discovered by researchers, from Google , a number of universities as well as other independent analysts.

Author: 0 Nintendo Switch makes history in the US

More than 300 games created by third-party developers have already launched for Nintendo Switch . The previous record was held by the Wii, which sold 4 million units in 10 months. "Fans across the country have experienced the joy of playing their favorite games at home or on the go", said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America's President and COO.

Tech Sensex ends 150 points higher
Author: 0 Sensex ends 150 points higher

In sectoral terms, the BSE telecom index rose the most by gaining 2.75 per cent, followed by consumer durables 1.25 per cent, teck 0.89 per cent, realty 0.75 per cent, FMCG 0.74 per cent, healthcare 0.62 per cent, auto 0.60 per cent, bankex 0.55 per cent and metal 0.46 per cent.

Tech Intel CEO: Google discovered the chip flaw months ago
Author: 0 Intel CEO: Google discovered the chip flaw months ago

Here are the best gaming monitors around. However, any "software patch" affects the performance, he added. That's the good news. But researchers say the other is harder to fix, but it's also harder to exploit. Regardless of motive, Krzanich isn't actually set to profit greatly from the debated move. Technology companies are scrambling to fix serious security flaws affecting computer processors found in numerous world's personal computers and smartphones.

Tech New deep freeze warning issued for region by Environment Canada
Author: 0 New deep freeze warning issued for region by Environment Canada

The high Saturday will be -23 C, the agency said, but then it will reach -11 C on Sunday and -6 C on Monday, although snow is also expected. Temperatures dropped to -20C overnight, with the wind chill it felt like -34. "Extreme cold puts everyone at risk", reads a statement from the national weather service. Wool is a good material to keep your feet dry. Members of the public can report the location of a person in need of shelter to the Salvation Army at 905-527-1444 Ext.

Tech Tech giants rush to fix 'serious' bugs in computer chips
Author: 0 Tech giants rush to fix 'serious' bugs in computer chips

Regulatory filings showed Mr Krzanich pocketed about $25m (£18.4m) before tax from the sale of stocks and options in late November. The vulnerability , which affects processors from Intel, AMD, and ARM and could allow malicious actors to steal passwords and other secret data, became public this week.

Author: 0 Notable Stock Analysts Ratings Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)

It has underperformed by 8.41% the S&P500. Oslo Asset Management As holds 264,100 shares or 5.32% of its portfolio. About 4.50M shares traded. The share price was last seen 0% lower, reaching at $54.77 on January 03, 2018. Why Anadarko Petroleum Corporation ( APC ) stock is considered to be Overbought? Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in APC .

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