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Electronics Don't bite your iPhone battery like this guy; it can explode
Author: 0 Don't bite your iPhone battery like this guy; it can explode

Amazingly, no injuries were reported . Technology analysts are unsure if the battery exploded because it was manufactured by a third-party company instead of Apple , or because the customer bit it. A CHINESE shopper has found out the hard way it's probably not a good idea to bite into a smartphone. This may sound like something we are making up, but it really happened, and was caught on one of the security cameras at the Apple Store.

Electronics Acer launches $349 Spin 11 hybrid Chromebook with Google Play support
Author: 0 Acer launches $349 Spin 11 hybrid Chromebook with Google Play support

It also features two USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C ports which offer data transfer, power delivery, and display output, and two USB 3.0 Type-A ports. Acer Chromebook Spin 11 laptop systems will be available from $349 and powered by an Intel Celeron N3350 dual-core processor, supported by 4GB of RAM, and with 32GB of eMMC storage.

Electronics Microsoft Xbox One X launched in India for Rs 44990
Author: 0 Microsoft Xbox One X launched in India for Rs 44990

It's a big win for the consumer and clearly Microsoft think that they will offset the cost of lost sales by gaining subscribers to the Pass. Moving forward, we plan to release all new Xbox One exclusive games from Microsoft Studios into Xbox Game Pass on the same date as their global release.

Electronics Here's why everyone should have a BFF like Alia Bhatt
Author: 0 Here's why everyone should have a BFF like Alia Bhatt

The "Badrinath Ki Dulhania" actress was recently spotted at a friend's wedding looking drop-dead gorgeous in ethnic wear and boy did she nail the look! Alia taken a leave from her busy schedule and attended a three days function including mehndi, sangeet and wedding function.

Electronics The North Korean girl band performing at the Winter Olympics
Author: 0 The North Korean girl band performing at the Winter Olympics

Right. On that day, a North Korean inspection team is also scheduled to visit to inspect venues in South Korea . Lee Hee-beom, president of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee, added that the ceremonies remained largely unchanged following the North's decision to participate, except for a joint entrance of Korean athletes under a single flag.

Electronics New Overwatch Map Blizzard World Launch Date Revealed
Author: 0 New Overwatch Map Blizzard World Launch Date Revealed

For those items that don't necessarily attach themselves to a particular holiday or event theme, Blizzard is releasing a cosmetic update on January 23. A large number of these new items, skins and such have already been unveiled (check out the gallery below to see them all) however, there's still a few more yet to be announced.

Electronics Saraswati Puja: Manas Sahoo creates sand art of Goddess on Puri beach
Author: 0 Saraswati Puja: Manas Sahoo creates sand art of Goddess on Puri beach

Clay idols of the goddess were seen with a crescent moon on the brow, riding a swan or seated on a lotus with flowers, fruits and candies placed as offerings before it. All across the Indian religions, the festival is celebrated in very different ways, and on the social media, it has found its own significance, as people wish each other well, and usher in a year and season that is more kind and prosperous for them.

Electronics North Korean pop star finds fame in South Korea during Games tour
Author: 0 North Korean pop star finds fame in South Korea during Games tour

The two sides also agreed on Sunday to plans for another team of North Korean sports officials to inspect Olympic venues and accommodations from January 25-27, South Korea's unification ministry said. It has been rare for such a high-profile North Korean to travel to South Korea in recent years as bilateral ties deteriorated over North Korea's nuclear program before the nations abruptly began seeking to improve relations this month ahead of the February 9-25 Olympics.

Electronics Amazon Prime Prices Are Going Up and People Are Not Happy
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Prices Are Going Up and People Are Not Happy

The Seattle-based company does not disclose how many Prime members it has. "That's good value, over time they've raised the price". The plan previously cost $10.99 a month, but it will now cost $12.99 a month. The online retailer announced Friday that starting immediately, new customers would be charged $12.99 USA a month, up from $10.99 U.S. previously. He noted that Amazon could see better margins and profitability due to the price increase, but he does expect some level of churn from ...

Electronics Vivo X20 Plus UD with in-display fingerprint sensor officially announced
Author: 0 Vivo X20 Plus UD with in-display fingerprint sensor officially announced

The company has officially launched the Vivo X20 Plus with an in-display fingerprint sensor . The X20 Plus UD is the first ever commercial smartphone to feature the under display fingerprint sensor . Vivo will host a launch event for the new device in Beijing, with the Vivo X20 Plus expected to go on sale in China at a price of around CNY 4,000, or roughly $625 Dollars.

Electronics Retailers GameStop & GAME to produce 'Totaku' figurine series
Author: 0 Retailers GameStop & GAME to produce 'Totaku' figurine series

While these figures will no doubt have you crying "Sony Amiibos!" Manufactured by GameStop company ThinkGeek , the Totaku Collection includes a number of iconic PlayStation characters, including Heihachi Mishima ( Tekken ), Kratos ( God of War ), and SackBoy ( LittleBigPlanet ).

Electronics Google Play Store may soon start selling audiobooks
Author: 0 Google Play Store may soon start selling audiobooks

When a tech blog spotted a banner ad for audiobooks directly through Google's online store, Google Play , everyone jumped on their seemingly imminent arrival. The banner to the category does not appear to be working at the time of publishing this article. There would be plenty of benefits you would get once the giant introduces a complete dedicated Audiobooks section on the Play Store.

Electronics LG Delays Launch of New G Series Smartphone
Author: 0 LG Delays Launch of New G Series Smartphone

If a new version of the V30 is announced at MWC 2018 next month, the launch of the G7 could come months after, the report noted. Since LG is not launching its G6 successor, the LG G7, at MWC, it has reportedly made a decision to grab this opportunity to introduce a new handset at the event.

Electronics Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez undergoes Manchester United medical
Author: 0 Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez undergoes Manchester United medical

Wenger has questioned Sanchez's motives in leaving Arsenal - although he accepts this is "perhaps his last contract at the top level". "I think him and Marcus [Rashford] have both played on that left side and both have chipped in with goals and assists, and it's great for us that we have such great attacking flair".

Author: 0 Apple Expects $38B Tax Hit On Overseas Cash From GOP Bill

Revealing the news in a press release entitled 'Apple accelerates U.S. investment and job creation', the scheme will also look to create a brand new campus - powered entirely by "green energy" - to house the 20,000 or so fresh workforce in, all by 2023.

Electronics Facebook to highlight 'trustworthy' publishers in News Feed
Author: 0 Facebook to highlight 'trustworthy' publishers in News Feed

It also said it would put an emphasis on local news sources. You're going to see less public content like posts from businesses, brands, and media. The chief executive outlined the shakeup in a post on Facebook, saying that starting this week the News Feed, the company's centerpiece product, will prioritize "high-quality news" over less trusted sources.

Electronics No-Checkout 'Amazon Go' Store Opens Monday in Seattle
Author: 0 No-Checkout 'Amazon Go' Store Opens Monday in Seattle

The store, located at 2131 7th Ave near the corner of 7th and Blanchard, will be open from 7 a.m.to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and is meant to help speed up the shopping experience by ditching the traditional checkout. Gianna Puerini, head of Amazon Go, said the store had operated well during the test phase: "This technology didn't exist - it was really advancing the state of the art of computer vision and machine learning".

Electronics Apple to pay $50b in one-time tax on overseas cash
Author: 0 Apple to pay $50b in one-time tax on overseas cash

Apple also informed employees worldwide on Wednesday that they would receive a $2,500 stock bonus in response to the new US tax code , according to a source familiar with the matter. In a news release, the company also said it would make a $38 billion tax payment to the U.S.as required by recent changes to the tax law. Worth $750 billion, Apple is the most valuable company in the world.

Electronics New playable character teased for We Happy Few
Author: 0 New playable character teased for We Happy Few

Alongside the delay, Compulsion has also announced that it's taking steps to address complaints around We Happy Few's controversial price hike a year ago - when the game doubled from from £30 to £60 following the decision to partner with Gearbox as publisher .

Electronics Apple confesses to reducing battery performance of older iPhones
Author: 0 Apple confesses to reducing battery performance of older iPhones

No, it doesn't absolve Apple for throttling iPhone CPUs on the down low, but putting a fresh cell inside your phone will allow you to run complex tasks without worrying if your device will shutdown. Apple now faces dozens of class action lawsuits in the United States for degrading the performance of iPhones. More importantly, Cook revealed that, following a future update, the feature can be disabled.

Electronics HBO Releases First Teaser Trailer For 'Paterno' Movie
Author: 0 HBO Releases First Teaser Trailer For 'Paterno' Movie

Academy Award and Emmy Award victor Al Pacino returns to HBO in the title role, as Penn State's Joe Paterno in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal. Paterno died from complications from lung cancer in January 2012. Barry Levinson won an Oscar for directing " Rain Man ". Actress Riley Keough (Mad Max: Fury Road, Magic Mike) is playing former PennLive reporter Sara Ganim.

Electronics If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump
Author: 0 If Vikings win Sunday, expect Super Bowl ticket prices to jump

Are the Eagles really going to the Super Bowl with Nick Foles at the helm? The Eagles have the edge in that category due to their aggressive defense and Case Keenum's tendency to turn the ball over. Call it Jaguars 23, Patriots 20. The Vikings are 0-4 and haven't been back since January of 1977. These are two of the best-coached teams in the entire league.

Electronics Allow mobile use in flights:TRAI
Author: 0 Allow mobile use in flights:TRAI

Additionally, you will be able to use your phone once the aircraft crosses an altitude of 3,000 metres. One of the fascinating points set forward by the segment controller is that once flyers are permitted to get to their electronic gadgets on flight/standalone mode, internet access ought to be empowered over Wi-Fi.

Electronics Facebook to prioritize 'high quality', trustworthy news, Zuckerberg says
Author: 0 Facebook to prioritize 'high quality', trustworthy news, Zuckerberg says

Facebook is going to start sorting news sources by how "trustworthy" its users think they are - a major change as the social media giant continues to come under fire over the spread of misinformation on its platform. election. Instead, News Feed head Adam Mosseri said that users are being polled on what outlets they believe trustworthy or otherwise, and that data will be used to rank outlets.

Electronics Winnipeg falls short on Amazon's list for HQ2
Author: 0 Winnipeg falls short on Amazon's list for HQ2

The facility is expected to bring as many as 50,000 new high-paying jobs. The online retail giant is based in Seattle. Anirban Basu , CEO of the Sage Policy Group, said Sullivan would not be making the decision by herself and that he is certain that anyone at Amazon involved in the process probably hails from one of the 20 communities, which included Los Angeles , New York City , Boston , Atlanta , Washington and Austin .

Electronics Delhi Minister criticises Centre for abolishing Haj subsidy
Author: 0 Delhi Minister criticises Centre for abolishing Haj subsidy

He said that even Britishers provided assistance to Haj pilgrims by operating ships from sea ports of Bombay and Calcutta. Central Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi had said Tuesday there will be no subsidy for Haj from this year and the funds saved will be used for providing education to minorities.

Electronics Google, China's biggest tech firm sign patent-sharing deal
Author: 0 Google, China's biggest tech firm sign patent-sharing deal

While the financial details have not been revealed, Google has confirmed the deal covers a broad range of products and represents a long-term agreement. Tencent owns many subsidiaries revolving around the internet such as its WeChat social messaging platform that has over one billion users. In December 2017, Google announced that it would open an artificial intelligence lab in Beijing.

Author: 0 Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Insider ZACCONI RICCARDO sold 19761 Shares Of Stock

Among 3 analysts covering Axsome Therapeutics ( NASDAQ:AXSM ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 87% are positive. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) to report earnings on February, 8. If RVOL is less than 1 it is not In Play on this trading day and Investors may decide not to trade it. On 2/8/2013 Activision Blizzard announced a annual dividend of $0.19 1.42% with an ex dividend date of 3/18/2013 which will be payable on 5/15/2013.

Electronics Padman Postponed, Akshay Kumar To Leave The Slot Open For Padmaavat
Author: 0 Padman Postponed, Akshay Kumar To Leave The Slot Open For Padmaavat

And finally, Akshay Kumar has made a decision to postpone Pad Man by two weeks. Two blockbusters, PadMan and the much controversial Padmaavat were to clash at the box-office on January 25. Recently, Akshay Kumar's PadMan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali' Padmavati were in headlines due to their upcoming release clash on January 25. Pandey, despite claiming that he is still on good terms with his Baby actor Kumar, pushed the release of his film from 26 January to 9 February in ...

Electronics RIL Q3 net rises 25.1%; Jio turns profitable
Author: 0 RIL Q3 net rises 25.1%; Jio turns profitable

Reliance Retail's revenue in the quarter under review jumped over two-fold at Rs18,798 crore as against Rs8,688 crore in the year-ago period. This makes Jio the only telecom player to report a profit from its Indian wireless business during the quarter.

Electronics Samsung Electronics Faces Probe in Italy on Smartphone Slowdown
Author: 0 Samsung Electronics Faces Probe in Italy on Smartphone Slowdown

Interestingly, the group is also investigating Samsung over similar claims... The Italian probe follows an investigation launched this month into Apple in France over suspected "planned obsolescence" in some of its iPhone models. The company heralded its comeback with its Galaxy S8 and Note 8 models previous year, and vowed to increase its presence with the launch of S9 while Apple suffers from the furore over "planned obsolescence".

Electronics White House tells agencies to prepare for possibility of federal government shutdown
Author: 0 White House tells agencies to prepare for possibility of federal government shutdown

The Trump adinistration is looking to soften the blow of the impending government shutdown , a sign its anxious its impact could hurt them politically. The short-term legislation prevents the military from funding long-term projects like ship building. The last government shutdown occurred on October 1, 2013 and lasted for 16 days after Congress failed to agree on a budget.

Electronics Lupita Nyongo set to write a childrens book
Author: 0 Lupita Nyongo set to write a childrens book

The " 12 Years A Slave " star took to social media to reveal she has penned a book about a young girl called Sulwe and hopes it will inspire all young people to "walk with joy in their own skin". She went on to talk about how she was driven to speak out after she received a letter from a young girl, who said Nyong'o's success had stopped her from lightening her skin.

Electronics Federal Bureau of Investigation probes potential Russian NRA donations
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation probes potential Russian NRA donations

It is illegal to accept money from foreign citizens for a United States election campaigns. Thursday's McClatchy article , which names Alexander Torshin as the banker and NRA ally under scrutiny, is the first to report that links between Russian Federation and the NRA have drawn the attention of federal investigators examining Russia's attempts to influence the 2016 presidential election.

Electronics Apple revamps web design for App Store
Author: 0 Apple revamps web design for App Store

WccfTech further notes that "The new design of the App Store web shifts away from the outdated clunky interface". In the new design, below the app icons, users can see star ratings, purchasing information, screenshots, app description, update information, reviews, app size, and device compatibility among other things.

Electronics Razer Phone 2 could launch sooner than you might expect
Author: 0 Razer Phone 2 could launch sooner than you might expect

The follow up to Razer Phone could arrive at IFA 2018, alongside the Project Linda laptop dock concept the firm brought to CES earlier this month. Meanwhile the 8GB RAM and Snapdragon 835 SoC provided heaps of power. Talking about Project Linda, it seamlessly acts as a dock for the Razer Phone inside its chassis where a touchpad would normally reside and connects with the press of a button.

Electronics Dragon Ball FighterZ: Loot Boxes Reported To Be In Game
Author: 0 Dragon Ball FighterZ: Loot Boxes Reported To Be In Game

Thankfully, I was completely wrong on that assumption. So it's pretty delightful news to hear Bandai Namco is bringing back the original cast of DBZ characters for upcoming 2.5D action title, Dragon Ball FighterZ . like purchasable Supply Drops in Call of Duty WW2 added months after release. Consequentially, if the matchmaking issues are properly resolved by Bandai Namco, and if post-launch reviews confirm that these issues have been fixed, Dragon Ball FighterZ is shaping up to be one ...

Electronics 2G spectrum case was a 'conspiracy' to destroy DMK
Author: 0 2G spectrum case was a 'conspiracy' to destroy DMK

Mr Raja was accused of allocating airwaves and licenses for cellphone networks in exchange for kickbacks and causing the state a loss of Rs. 1.76 lakh crore. "A historic verdict has been delivered", Stalin, DMK working president, told reporters here in response to the special court acquitting all the 19 accused in the case.

Electronics Battlefield 1 expansion 'Apocalypse' launches in February
Author: 0 Battlefield 1 expansion 'Apocalypse' launches in February

Further specifics on this weren't shared, but the new maps are only playable in this mode. The DLC expansion will let players participate in the "most brutal battles of the cataclysmic great war" and it will cover the "infamous battlefields of World War 1's final days", EA said .

Author: 0 Samsung Plans to Launch Flagship Phones with Under-Glass Selfie Cameras

The notch houses some very integral features of the iPhone X such as the TrueDepth Camera system and Face ID. That pretty much explains the whole idea behind this patent , and there are even pictures and sketches further clarifying how Samsung might be planning to fight future bezel-shrinking iPhones.

Electronics Trump says programme to protect 'Dreamers' is over
Author: 0 Trump says programme to protect 'Dreamers' is over

President Trump blames Democratic lawmakers, tweeting Sunday morning that DACA is " probably dead ". Lawmakers have until Friday to approve a short-term government spending bill, and Republicans will need Democratic votes to push the measure through.

Electronics Life Is Strange: Before the Storm Physical Versions Coming in March
Author: 0 Life Is Strange: Before the Storm Physical Versions Coming in March

With the release of the bonus episode, Square Enix has announced that a physical and vinyl limited edition for Before the Storm will be launching for Xbox One, PS4, and Steam on March 6 in North America and on March 9 for Europe. Life is Strange: Before the Storm was one of the best games of 2017 . For $69.99, players can get the Vinyl Edition which includes all the items from the Limited Edition in addition to the soundtrack on, you guessed it, vinyl.

Author: 0 House Intel Panel Votes To Release Its Fusion GPS Transcript

The head of the research firm behind a dossier of allegations against Donald Trump said he tried to spur stories that the GOP candidate was under FBI investigation, because he was angry that then-FBI Director James Comey had reopened a probe into Hillary Clinton days before the 2016 election, according to a newly released transcript.

Electronics Watch the Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Launch Trailer
Author: 0 Watch the Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Launch Trailer

The Arcade Mode in this latest iteration of Street Fighter V is comprised of a number of different paths you can try, and depending on which one you select, the number of fights for you to get through. I prefer a more direct 1 vs. 1 approach to battles since it suits the gameplay system of Street Fighter V . This mode is based on the Ultra Street Fighter IV team battle mode and works on the same principle.