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Intel promises Meltdown-, Spectre-immune silicon later this year

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In the coming future, Intel would make necessary changes to their processor architecture to remove the bugs from the roots. These flaws have affected nearly every Intel chip released in the last decade, and also, AMD CPUs. Cost cutting: Operating expenses were $5.4B in the quarter (-4% Y/Y) and $21.1B for the year (-9%). Analysts were expecting $0.72 per share, excluding certain items, on $15.03 billion in revenue, according to Thomson Reuters. Read More »

Scientists Create New Type Of 3D Images That Are Better Than Holograms

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A 3D display is seen from every direction. "We have created a display that can do that". "It's not unlike when you have a sparkler at nighttime and you draw your name in the air", Smalley says. "This platform, named the Optical Trap Display , is capable of producing image geometries that are now unobtainable with holographic and light-field technologies, such as long-throw projections, tall sandtables and "wrap-around" displays", Smalley and his colleagues wrote in their paper . Read More »

Hearthstone Just Announced Some Huge Changes to Ranked Mode

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Players have criticized the system for resetting the best players to too low a new rank, resulting in them playing boring matches against opponents they easily out-skill. "Reward chests will still increase in value with each rank attained". These changes will be fully transitioned in March, but there will be a brief window of time where elements from both systems will be in use. Read More »

Russian followers can fly the flag at Olympics, however no protests

Athletes who meant to compete despite the ban would not be allowed to do so under the Russian flag, but as individual Olympic athletes from Russia (OAR). The athletes are also the most diverse for a US winter team, with 10 African-Americans, 11 Asian-Americans and the first two openly gay male athletes, Gus Kenworthy and Adam Rippon, the committee said. Read More »

Hundreds of blacklisted bitcoin apps found in major app stores

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While SD card support is far from standard, expandable storage is still something that's found on many Android devices, particularly tablets . And now, the updated version will work with Android tablets as well. Files Go now give you option to handle content through different apps. For example, to open PDF files, you may want to use your favorite PDF viewing app and that's now possible. Read More »

Private Wealth Partners LLC Sells 9120 Shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Appropriate Balance Financial Services Inc. now owns 643 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $9,331,000 after buying an additional 29 shares during the last quarter. Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $513.86 million activity. Shares for $507.89M were sold by Morfit G Mason . It also reduced its holding in Ishares Tr (IGM) by 2,312 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 51,787 shares, and cut its stake in Powershares Qqq Trust (QQQ). Read More »

Nokia 7 Plus leaks at Geekbench with Snapdragon 660

We first learned about Nokia 7 Plus via the Nokia Camera APK tear-down along with a host of other new and unannounced Nokia smartphones. But now, we have a good amount of details about the Nokia 7 Plus which will lead the HMD's 2018 mid-range lineup. Read More »

Here's how to keep Wisconsin State Farmer stories in your news feed

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On desktop, click on the pencil icon next to "NOTIFICATIONS" to change your preferences. Thanks to a new update from Facebook , however, things are about to change a bit. Click on the Wisconsin State Farmer to tell Facebook to give priorities to our posts . After you've made your selections, click "Done". On an iPhone , tap the three lines in the bottom right corner and scroll down to "Settings". Read More »

Epic is shuttering 'Paragon' following success of 'Fortnite'

This news comes a little over a week after Epic Games created a reddit thread stating that progress on the game's updates was slowing down partially because numerous team members had started working on Fortnite , as it had "grown far large than anything in Epic's past". Read More »

Google's 'Bulletin' app will help you report stories

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Google has launched a new app called Bulletin that's created to facilitate the sharing of "hyperlocal" stories about your community . Google has been toying with the idea of hyperlocal news for a while now. "Bulletin" makes it effortless to put a spotlight on inspiring stories that aren't being told", the tech giant added. Facebook also has a service called Local that offers news and information about local events. Read More »

Trump Lectures Leaders At Davos

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At a conference dedicated to global integration, Trump may not have been a natural guest, given his penchant for blasting the role of elites and the notion of free trade. "The United States is doing fantastically well, better than we've done in decades, the stock markets are incredible, businesses are coming back into the United States", he said. Read More »

Sea of Thieves beta extended as players face technical issues

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The TiX crew have been sailing the seven seas, drinking too much grog and firing each other out of cannonballs, whilst having an vast amount of fun in the process, so this is great news to hear! Otherwise, that's just about it - sit tight, cross your fingers and hope that Rare will bump a few extra hours onto the end of the closed beta to make up for lost time. Read More »

China's Smartphone Market Slipped 4% in 2017

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Fourth-quarter shipments tumbled 14% year over year. The Chinese smartphone market suffered its first-ever annual decline in shipments in 2017, with the number of handsets shipped falling by four per cent from 2016 to 459m units. "Being aware of inventory issues, both vendors have set up flagship stores in tier-one cities to boost their branding and drive value growth", Jia said. Read More »

Defence secretary warns of Russian Federation plot against infrastructure

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The comments came in response to a warning by Mr Williamson that Russian Federation could cause many thousands of deaths by launching an attack against the country's infrastructure and energy supply. He said it was "the real threat. the country is facing at the moment". The station, which will be ready to operate soon, returns the island to the role it played during the Cold War when it hosted an early warning radar. Read More »

Intel Corporation (INTC) Smashes Q4 Earnings

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It has outperformed by 2.77% the S&P500. Mario Cibelli decreased its stake in Grubhub Inc (GRUB) by 21.5% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Renaissance Technologies Llc stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in RealPage, Inc. Primecap Mgmt Ca reported 19.86M shares or 0.63% of all its holdings. Read More »

For Honor Season 5 Bringing Dedicated Servers in February

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Tying in with For Honor's first anniversary, Age of Wolves will also bring with it major hero updates and changes to the fight system, as well as new customisation options and a training mode. The game's other heroes will also be receiving various balance changes throughout For Honor Season 5, meaning that the Centurion, Gladiator, and the other classes will be getting similar adjustments. Read More »

IPhone SE 2 Release Date & Specification Rumours

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If all this is true, we can conclude Apple never even considered a 5.8-inch OLED iPhone X follow-up, which sounds extremely hard to believe . Apple's iPhone team is awfully busy - and it might have a new handset ready as soon as May.According to a new report from Digitimes , Apple is working on a new iPhone SE , which could be known as the iPhone SE 2. Read More »

Alleged Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Specifications, Photos, and Pricing Leak

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Well, several rumors since then hinted that the Redmi Note 5 is coming, though it remains to be seen if it will be a whole new device, or a rebranded Redmi 5 Plus , as yesterday's rumor suggested. As for the release date, reports have claimed that the Redmi 5 Plus which was previously launched in China is gonna be rebranded to Redmi Note 5 for India . Read More »

Soros to Google and Facebook: 'Your days are numbered'

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George Soros said Facebook Inc. and Google are nearly monopolies and have purposely fostered addiction among users. Others argued that it was Soros who was a danger to the world... However, he predicts that the Trump administration is a "temporary phenomenon that will disappear in 2020, or even sooner". The world's major geopolitical actors must now "come to terms with North Korea as a nuclear power" to prevent a nuclear war breaking out . Read More »

Proposed 'Duerson Act' could ban tackle football for IL children under 12

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Scott Hallenbeck, executive director of USA Football, told the Washington Post that the organization has not taken a position on outlawing tackle football for children under a certain age but said it needs to look into the possibility. "This is about an act to prevent children from being hit in the head hundreds of times through sports each season". Tregg Duerson noted that soccer has placed limitations on heading and hockey has created limitations on body checking at young ages. Read More »

India, ASEAN to bolster maritime security ties with eye on China

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On behalf of the central government, around 61 tribal guests from various parts of the country have been invited to witness the Republic Day celebrations. On trade issues, Mr Modi said, "Our trade has grown 25 times in 25 years". Regarding cooperating in marine security, the PM urged ASEAN and India to strengthen coordination and respect law, including the 1982 UNCLOS while focusing on measures to deal with maritime challenges and develop a green sea-based economy. Read More »

Apple adds 24 Lexus SUVs to growing self-driving vehicle fleet

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Tim Cook has also confirmed in past interviews that Apple is working on "autonomous vehicle systems", rather than a complete " Apple Car" of some sort. Earlier today, however, a new report from Bloomberg revealed that Apple's foray into the world of self-driving cars has only expanded over he past few months. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 dummy video leaked out

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At least year's Galaxy S8 unveiling , Samsung was focused on the Infinity Display that went edge-to-edge and minimized bezels on the top and bottom. There was the Huawei Mate 10 at CES, but the Chinese smartphone maker's plans for a US carrier launch this year was thwarted at the last minute . Research firm Canalys reported that Xiaomi shipped 8.2 million smartphones to Samsung's 7.3 million. Read More »

Drama Series From La La Land's Damien Chazelle Lands at Apple

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As of yet, there are no details on what the "innovative" drama might be about, but perhaps music may be involved? The untitled project's plot is being kept under wraps, but Chazelle is expected to write and direct every episode. On the film side, he's now working on Neil Armstrong biopic First Man , starring Ryan Gosling , Kyle Chandler, Jason Clarke and Jon Bernthal. What still remains to be seen is just how Apple will unspool its pricey originals. Read More »

Dead Cells Is Now Coming To Consoles

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The game has you take on the titular " dead cells " - a The Last of Us like virus that can control and animate dead beings. Dev Motion Twin announced today that their action-packed title is headed to Nintendo Switch , PlayStation 4, and Xbox One . Read More »

Apple Adds 'Health Records' Feature to Health App in iOS 11.3

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The Apple press release detailing iOS 11.3 features more information about the health of your battery , the ability to turn Apple's power management on or off, new animoji , chat for businesses and more. The new updates introduced through the in OS 11.3 beta will try to address users' complaints. As promised , the latest iOS update will give iPhone users detailed insight on the health of their batteries , as well as a switch that'll let them turn off performance ... Read More »

Twitter is said to work on Snapchat-style tool for video sharing

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According to people who have seen the new feature in action, the San Francisco-based company already has a working demo of the camera-centered product. The report has led Twitter shares to gain as much as 1.4% today, whereas Snap's stock fell nearly 5.1% amid concern about further competition. Snapchat gave some reasoning for bringing the feature now, saying that it will let users send their content to anyone while demonstrating just how the app and features work. Read More »

Google rolls out more options to mute ads that usually stalk you

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We should see these options rolling out today, so either jump over to your Ad Settings or go track down an unsavory ad to give them a spin for yourself. So starting today, you can mute reminder ads on a per-advertiser basis for 90 days, meaning that one quick look at a smartphone case isn't going to see you dogged by reminder ads for the next month. Read More »

Apple touts modifications in newest model of iOS 11

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Plenty of bug fixes with more stable user interface will be provided with this new iOS update for the above mentioned devices . In an unusual move, Apple has put out a press release that previews the changes in an upcoming dot revision to iOS , iOS 11.3, due out sometime in the northern hemisphere spring. Read More »

Apple will redesign iBooks for the first time in years

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That's the extent of what's known so far, but we also know that Apple has hired a former executive from Amazon, Kashif Zafar, possibly in an effort to help guide this relaunch of sorts. The new app is already being tested internally, according to the report. So the company could be removing audio books from the iTunes Store. In 2016, Apple settled a class action lawsuit for $450 million . Read More »

Reddit Two-Factor Authentication Rolls Out to Everyone

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Then, when you log in, you'll enter a six-digit verification code that's been automatically generated by your phone after a new sign-in attempt. While this is the first time Reddit has brought this feature to their entire user base, they've reportedly been rolling the feature out to beta testers, subreddit moderators and third-party app developers over the past several months. Read More »

Welcome HomePod: Apple Reveals Launch Date for HomePod

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Apple has finally announced that the HomePod will be available to buy on February 9, with pre-orders due to open on January 26. It also can be used in stereo with another HomePod and if users want to put HomePods throughout the home to listen to audio in different rooms, they can. Read More »

Xbox Game Pass Now Includes Exclusive Xbox Games at Launch

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In summary, Xbox Game Pass will now host every Microsoft Studios release on its launch day. This means that the next Forza , Gears of War , and Halo titles will be available on Xbox Game Pass the day they're launched. "It would mean you wouldn't have to deliver the whole game in one month; you could develop and deliver the game as it goes". The company said , "With 40 per cent more power than any other consoles, gamers can play the best versions of the games". Read More »