Electronics

Author: 0 This Is the 2017 Google Pixel "XL"

Apparently, Pixel 2 has been assigned a codename dubbed as 'taimen' device. You're staring at it. If these photos pan out, though, the phone looks to be more rectangular with sharper corners compared with last year's model. As to the headphone jack , we're not really sure what the status of that is, unfortunately. We have no information on pricing or an exact release date at this time.

Electronics Premier League clubs headed toward bankruptcy, according to report
Author: 0 Premier League clubs headed toward bankruptcy, according to report

Premier League clubs spent a record £1.3 billion on transfers during the 2015/16 season, surpassing the previous season's record of £1.1 billion by over 20 percent. That spending is part fuelled by overall revenues increasing to a new record level of £556 million in 2015/16 - a rise of 74% in the last decade. Premier League clubs' combined revenues are likely to exceed £4.5 billion in the 2017/18 season, while broadcast revenue accounted for more than half of Premier League clubs' total ...

Electronics Pique: Barcelona Will Adapt To Messi Midfield Role
Author: 0 Pique: Barcelona Will Adapt To Messi Midfield Role

Rakuten , Japan's largest e-commerce player, kicked off its sponsorship of the FC Barcelona soccer team with a press conference at its headquarters in Tokyo on Thursday. "If we can win as a team I would be so happy". In addition to the company's founder and chief executive officer Hiroshi Mikitani, the event was attended by players Lionel Messi , Neymar Jr., Gerard Piqué and Arda Turan.

Electronics Mario Kart Arcade GP VR Gets New Trailer
Author: 0 Mario Kart Arcade GP VR Gets New Trailer

Mario Kart has featured in arcades in the past, but those were just mere regular arcades: not virtual reality arcades. Unfortunately it seems that for now the version of the game is limited to Japan where they'll be available at Bandai Namco's VR Zone arcades .

Author: 0 Trump Budget Would Cut Deficit But Wouldn't Balance, CBO Says

The White House's official Twitter account posted a tweet that says, "The Congressional Budget Office's math doesn't add up". The White House immediately deleted the video with misspelled word "inaccurately" and reissued the video correcting the mistake.

Electronics Disney Unveils First Images From Ava DuVernay's 'A Wrinkle in Time'
Author: 0 Disney Unveils First Images From Ava DuVernay's 'A Wrinkle in Time'

They are aided by a trio of supernatural beings, Mrs. Whatsit (Witherspoon), Mrs. Which, who helps guide the young Meg and Charles Murry on their journey through space and time with the help of her compatriots Mrs. " A Wrinkle in Time " is being directed by veteran filmmaker Ava DuVernay , who with the movie becomes the first woman of color to direct a live-action flick featuring a budget of more than $100 million.

Electronics Apple to pack iPhone 8 with a rear-facing 3D laser
Author: 0 Apple to pack iPhone 8 with a rear-facing 3D laser

The 3D lasers will reportedly work in union with the iPhone 8 camera and will provide improved depth detection along with improved autofocus functionality when taking photos. The system consists of the source laser, a lens, a sensor and a processor. Lumentum is purportedly providing most of the VCSEL lasers with Finisar and II-VI as secondary suppliers.

Electronics Kansas State Tabbed Third In Preseason Football Poll
Author: 0 Kansas State Tabbed Third In Preseason Football Poll

Smith started all 13 games in the 2016 season and tied for the fifth-most sacks in a year in Baylor history. Armstrong last season had 10 sacks and led the Big 12 with 20 tackles for loss. Exclusive coverage from the event will also be available on the Big 12's digital platforms - Big12Sports.com. The Cowboys nabbed 12 first-place votes and totaled 294 points while Kansas State picked up the final first-place nod.

Electronics Bruce Arians says he drank paint as a kid -- twice
Author: 0 Bruce Arians says he drank paint as a kid -- twice

Arians had a case of diverticulitis during the 2016 preseason, and was hospitalized briefly in late November while complaining of "discomfort". Arians said he was out at dinner in December with his wife when his doctor called. Arians did and he talked about it during an interview on SiriusXM Radio. "Proud and excited for my book release today!" Arians believed that drinking paint - this can't be real - made him more hard to tackle when he played in neighborhood football games.

Author: 0 Live VR sharing app from Facebook Spaces

According to a new report out of Bloomberg , Facebook's Oculus has partnered with Xiaomi and are now developing a new VR headset that will only cost $200. Your virtual avatar can actually grab comments from the Facebook live stream and manipulate them as if they were physical objects. According to Facebook's announcement, the integration is meant to "give the people you care about a window into your VR world".

Electronics Uber gives up the fight in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Uber gives up the fight in Russian Federation

Yandex .Taxi, the online app for ordering a cab, which is owned by Tigran Khudaverdyan, a businessman of Armenian origin, signed an agreement with Uber on uniting the online travel businesses in the territories of Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Kazakhstan.

Electronics Facebook Messenger Lite for Android Finally Launched in India
Author: 0 Facebook Messenger Lite for Android Finally Launched in India

The Facebook Lite was the absolute basic version of the app and was less than 1MB in size. Facebook has finally released its Messenger Lite app in India focusing on the country's emerging markets with low-end smartphones. Messenger Lite is under 10MB and it comes with features like voice calling and the active now indicator. Managing groups is also possible with this lite version.

Electronics HP keeps up strong PC sales amid slumping worldwide shipments
Author: 0 HP keeps up strong PC sales amid slumping worldwide shipments

While the overall market remains in a slump, HP managed to improve its year-over-year sales and keep its position as the top PC vendor for the second quarter in a row. Asus accounted for 6.6% of the market with 4 million units, while Acer held s 6.3% share with 3.9 million units sold. IDC also released its PC shipment estimates on Wednesday, and the numbers were comparatively more positive than Gartner's.

Electronics New XCOM 2 DLC Gameplay Video Introduces Players To The Lost
Author: 0 New XCOM 2 DLC Gameplay Video Introduces Players To The Lost

XCOM® 2: War of the Chosen , is the expansion to the 2016 award-winning strategy game of the year. These factions include The Reapers, who are basically deadly stealth snipers, and the Skirmishers, former ADVENT soldiers. The Chosen , a new enemy, emerges with the aim of recapturing the Commander (that's you). Firaxis have previously released a first look at one of The Chosen , The Assassin, which you can view here.

Electronics Destiny 2 Release Expected To Soar
Author: 0 Destiny 2 Release Expected To Soar

It's a given that the game's sequel is also going to be a big success, but now an analyst has stepped up to give their prediction regarding just how successful. Nevertheless, players can still receive a beta key from third parties such as media outlets or official partners. In the meantime, pre-orders for Destiny 2 have been rather strong across all platforms, so it wouldn't be surprised if the PC version ended up living up to its end of the deal, despite the original game not being ...

Electronics Severe weather in Metro Detroit: Latest watches, warnings, info
Author: 0 Severe weather in Metro Detroit: Latest watches, warnings, info

Today's high of 82 will be accompanied by winds from the north, keeping the humidity relatively low. There is a risk for severe storms with, heavy rain, hail and gusty winds along with frequent lightning. Skies over Madison should be mostly sunny Friday , sunny Saturday , mostly sunny Sunday , sunny Monday, and mostly sunny Tuesday , with highs near 75, 83, 78, 81 and 85, and lows Thursday night through Monday night around 59, 60, 65, 60 and 64.

Electronics Quake hits off North Korea but experts rule out nuke test
Author: 0 Quake hits off North Korea but experts rule out nuke test

However, it was unlikely to cause any damage. North Korea has staged five nuclear tests - including two previous year - and has made a significant progress in its missile capability under leader Kim Jong Un , who took power in 2011. The epicenter was 559 kilometers (347 miles) below the seabed. "It's a natural quake", John Bellini, USGS National quake Information Center geophysicist, was quoted by local news agency Yonhap.

Electronics Ed Sheeran announces extra Cork & Dublin dates
Author: 0 Ed Sheeran announces extra Cork & Dublin dates

Thousands of fans are expected to purchase their tickets today after BookMyShow opened registrations for tickets on July 4. Diamond was the first category to be sold out followed by Gold and Silver. Each user is allowed to purchase a maximum of 4 tickets per transaction. You should have registered for the tickets earlier to be able to book tickets using this link.

Electronics Opposition lambasts CBFC diktat on documentary featuring Amartya Sen
Author: 0 Opposition lambasts CBFC diktat on documentary featuring Amartya Sen

Reacting to it, Ghosh said that he found CBFC's point of view freakish that they wanted 4-5 words beeped and he told them that he will not do it but will follow up procedure. Jnanpith awardee poet Sankha Ghosh said: "This is a shameful example of the extent to which their audacity has gone". Whenever I try to take this rather grand view of India, which is not the banal Hindutva view of India, whenever I make a statement, I know the next morning I will get 800 attacks on social media of four ...

Electronics Fiat-Chrysler Closing Down Detroit Assembly Plant
Author: 0 Fiat-Chrysler Closing Down Detroit Assembly Plant

The sports auto was not produced from July 2010 to December 2012. Automotive News reports there aren't any future plans for the facility. Fun fact: the short-lived Plymouth Prowler was also built in the assembly plant during its production span from 1999 to 2002.

Electronics Google Ireland wins its fight against €1.12bn French tax bill
Author: 0 Google Ireland wins its fight against €1.12bn French tax bill

In June the European Union fined Google a record 2.4bn euro for abusing its dominant position in the search engine business. Germany recently passed a law that subjects social media companies to fines if they do not promptly remove posts promoting terrorism at the government's discretion.

Electronics Apple Unveils 2017 Back to School Promo in the United States, Canada
Author: 0 Apple Unveils 2017 Back to School Promo in the United States, Canada

If you purchase an iPad Pro you're offered the BeatsX earphones free but you'll have to pay $50 to upgrade to the Powerbeats3 and $150 to upgrade to the Solo3. Purchases from the Apple Store for Education Individuals are not for institutional purchase or resale. As always, the deal applies to K-12 teachers and administers, higher education faculty and staff, college students, and parents purchasing on behalf on their university-bounds kids.

Electronics Gianfranco Zola: 'Andrea Belotti is flawless fit for Chelsea'
Author: 0 Gianfranco Zola: 'Andrea Belotti is flawless fit for Chelsea'

Having missed out on Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United , the Blues are keen to bag a new striker this summer, especially with serious doubts over Diego Costa's future at the club. "I want to understand his intentions, I'm happy for him to stay, not least because we've given up interesting options which didn't reach the €100m clause".

Electronics Virginia is First With FirstNet
Author: 0 Virginia is First With FirstNet

If a state opts-out, the state is responsible for all costs and logistics associated with the network. FirstNet resulted from the 9/11 Commission's recommendation that a high-speed, nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to public safety be created to enable continued communication during a disaster or other large-scale event.

Electronics Is this Slater's last State of Origin?
Author: 0 Is this Slater's last State of Origin?

Valentine Holmes playing his first game in Queensland had a night to remember, a hat-trick including a marvellous grab for his third outlined that the Maroons were just that step above all night and the 12-nil half-time score flattered the Blues.

Electronics First seven Overwatch League teams announced
Author: 0 First seven Overwatch League teams announced

Seven global cities will field Overwatch teams for Blizzard's upcoming Overwatch League: Boston , New York , Los Angeles , Miami-Orlando, San Francisco , Shanghai , and Seoul . In addition to Wilpon (with a NY franchise) and Kraft ( Boston ), the list includes Immortals CEO Noah Whinston ( Los Angeles ), Misfits Gaming CEO Ben Spoont (Miami-Orlando, ) NRG Esports founder Andy Miller ( San Francisco ), NetEase ( Shanghai ), and Kabam co-founder Kevin Chou ( Seoul ).

Electronics Amazon Prime Day 2017: Honor 6X 32GB For $199
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Day 2017: Honor 6X 32GB For $199

Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN ) 30 hours of Prime Day shopping attracted 60% more business than the same sale period a year ago, according to a company press release . As of 3 p.m. ET, small businesses had experienced a more than 50 percent increase in units sold worldwide compared to past year, the company said. The Echo discounts come as Amazon introduces new lines of the speakers that have screens and can take pictures.

Electronics Vexata Supercharges Memory Class Storage Arrays With Intel' Xeon' Scalable Processor
Author: 0 Vexata Supercharges Memory Class Storage Arrays With Intel' Xeon' Scalable Processor

And Intel has already shipped more than 500,000 Intel Xeon Scalable processor to a number of customers. "As an Intel Technology Platinum Provider and HPC Data Center Specialist, Koi Computers is extending its portfolio with a wide range of workload optimized solutions based on the new Intel® Xeon® Scalable platform ", said Catherine Ho, Federal Business Development Manager at Koi Computers.

Electronics Border wall funding folded into House GOP bill
Author: 0 Border wall funding folded into House GOP bill

The GOP has enough votes in the House to pass the measure, but it could run into trouble in the Senate where Republicans hold a slim 52-48 margin. The dispute over funding the wall is a key obstacle to funding government agency operations for the budget year beginning October 1, and some conservatives have threatened to shut the government down if the wall is not included.

Electronics Microsoft ends support for Windows Phone 8.1 phones, what next?
Author: 0 Microsoft ends support for Windows Phone 8.1 phones, what next?

This doesn't necessarily mean that all hope is lost for all Windows 8.1 phones. However, this is about to change with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update as Microsoft has quietly introduced the ability to specify the amount of bandwidth your device uses to download (and upload) system and apps updates, which can help you to avoid going over your data usage limits.

Electronics $1200 red smartphone called Hydrogen- first holographic media machine
Author: 0 $1200 red smartphone called Hydrogen- first holographic media machine

The most innovative aspect of the device is its 5.7-inchd display which uses nanotechnology to seamlessly alter between 2D content, 3D content, holographic multi-view, and interactive games. "The Hydrogen One Media Machine has a 5.7" "retina-riveting" holographic display , runs Google's Android OS and incorporates a new high-speed data bus and an "ever-expanding modular component system".

Electronics Google Creates Research Initiative To Study How Humans Interact With AI
Author: 0 Google Creates Research Initiative To Study How Humans Interact With AI

Bottom line, very soon you might be able to infuse your projects with artificial intelligence , or at least help Google figure out a way to help everyone grasp and use the groundbreaking technology. The Google call follows a concerted attempt by Microsoft past year to put a more humanistic approach at the centre of its own AI development. Such research in AI is also being undertaken by other organisations like Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund by Harvard University's ...

Electronics Pledging reforms by 2020, Ukraine seeks route into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Author: 0 Pledging reforms by 2020, Ukraine seeks route into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Kiev has accused Moscow of being behind a massive ransomware attack last month that quickly reached Ukraine's borders. The remaining parts of the agreement, which envisage stronger cooperation between the European Union and Ukraine in other areas, such as foreign policy, security policy and justice can came into force only after the final ratification by all participants.

Electronics The world's first wireless charging laptop is now available from Dell
Author: 0 The world's first wireless charging laptop is now available from Dell

Instead, the Dell Latitude 7285 offers an optional detachable keyboard that serves as a wireless charging device. If you're interested in taking advantage of its cool, wireless charging capability, be prepared to pay more, however. What if I told you that you could already use wireless charging on a 12-inch 2-in-1 laptop/tablet? The Latitude 7285 is optimized throughout for wireless computing.

Electronics Half-Life receives a new official patch
Author: 0 Half-Life receives a new official patch

The update will fix some of the issues that the game has including some crash issues. While the patch notes aren't exactly a cause for a meltdown, some fans kind of took it that way. "Wow, it is cool that Valve is still working on this game even after 19 years", one commentator wrote. With all the talk of Half-Life 3 and how it's never, ever going to happen (especially with the number of writers who have departed the company in recent years), what are your thoughts on this patch? ...

Electronics Quentin Tarantino May Direct a Film About the Manson Murders
Author: 0 Quentin Tarantino May Direct a Film About the Manson Murders

The Manson murders film will likely shoot in the summer of 2018. Quentin Tarantino's next project is reportedly going to tell the real-life story of the gruesome Manson family murders. Though full plot details are still pretty scarce, one part of the story is said to centre on murder victim Sharon Tate . Tarantino is behind the script and as mentioned above, the now untitled film will be based on the horrific event where Sharon Tate and several others were brutally murdered by ...

Electronics Trump threatened to sue over 2017 US Women's Open
Author: 0 Trump threatened to sue over 2017 US Women's Open

His properties are also connected to major events on men's tours: Trump National Golf Club in Loudoun County, Va., hosted the Senior PGA Championship in May, and the 2022 PGA Championship is scheduled to be held here. "I know he's a huge fan of golf ". "I will not comment on any political part this week". "Davis informed the USGA executive committee about Trump's threat on a conference call about two years ago, just as Trump was beginning his successful campaign for president", USA ...

Electronics Here's when we'll get to break out of The Escapists 2
Author: 0 Here's when we'll get to break out of The Escapists 2

To celebrate the announcement, Team 17 have released a new trailer giving a taste of things to come. You will have to learn and work around the new prison compound schedule to avoid attention of guards patrolling and from being caught... "Carefully plan and execute an intricate escape from your initial incarceration with your fellow inmates", says Team 17. A brand new combat system to make every prison brawl even more bruising.

Electronics Targeted Ads Headed to Facebook Messenger
Author: 0 Targeted Ads Headed to Facebook Messenger

After what appears to be successful testing in a few regions around the world, Facebook is ready to let advertisers the world over get in on this test. However, Facebook Messenger already lets businesses have conversations with users who click on their ads in the Messenger app, as well as on Instagram and in Facebook's News Feed.

Electronics Krauthammer: North Korea - The Rubicon is crossed
Author: 0 Krauthammer: North Korea - The Rubicon is crossed

Priebus named the countries as North Korea and China which point to communist states as purveyors of election hacking . In February, Kim Jong Un allegedly sent North Korean agents internationally to murder his half brother, Kim Jong Nam, as part of a leadership purge .

Electronics Kit Harington Makes a Surprisingly Great Harry Potter
Author: 0 Kit Harington Makes a Surprisingly Great Harry Potter

Jon will. what the hell are you doing, Jon? Headey confirmed in an interview with the New York Times published Wednesday that Cersei is "not having a good time " in the new season. Find out what Tyrion's up to when Game of Thrones returns July 16. Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) - A member of the king's guard and lover to his twin sister Cersei , Jaime Lannister starts off as a ruthless killer.

Electronics Microsoft Plans on Bringing Better Broadband Internet to Rural America
Author: 0 Microsoft Plans on Bringing Better Broadband Internet to Rural America

Microsoft is announcing plans today to expand broadband Internet services across rural areas of the US through use of unused wireless spectrum known as " white space ". The plans come with hurdles, including the cost of technology-compatible devices, and opposition from the National Association of Broadcasters. Smith said that he would demonstrate four devices that work with white-space technology at Tuesday's event, adding that prices for such gadgets would fall below $200 by next year.

Electronics UK-US trade deal to happen quickly
Author: 0 UK-US trade deal to happen quickly

Downing Street and the White House are said to be looking for the U.S. president to make an official state visit to Britain early in 2018, according to reports from the BBC . The White House and Downing Street are apparently looking at possibilities for Trump's visit to the country. A senior No 10 official said the session began with the president saying that Chinese investment into Britain had increased since the Brexit vote, and that was a sign of confidence in the country.

Electronics Apple iPhone 8 Could Hit $1500 Due to OLED Cost
Author: 0 Apple iPhone 8 Could Hit $1500 Due to OLED Cost

The upcoming Apple smartphone lineup i.e. iPhone 8 , 7s, and 7s Plus are expected to come with #wireless charging technology in tow. Gruber has a pretty good track record when it comes to Apple predictions. Apple fans and tech enthusiast from all over the world are eagerly awaiting the launch of the three iPhones this year. Well-known serial tipster John Gruber took to Twitter Saturday to announce two details of the iPhone 8's wireless charging capability which he claimed ...

Electronics Apple Plans to Build Massive $921 Million Danish iCloud Data Center
Author: 0 Apple Plans to Build Massive $921 Million Danish iCloud Data Center

Apple said on Monday it will spend 6 billion Danish crowns (€808 million) on a new data centre in Denmark, its second in the Nordic country to run entirely on renewable energy. In 2015 the company announced plans to build its first Danish centre in Viborg at the same time as it confirmed the €850 million investment in Athenry.