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Amazon pulls lock screen ads from discounted Prime phones


The worst part of it, though, is the baked-in lock screen offers and ads. Now, with a fresh software update that'll begin rolling out tomorrow, you won't see any ads on the lock screen at all. And while Amazon has evidently done away with this practice, the company has confirmed to Tom's Guide that those pre-installed apps, like Prime Video, Amazon Music and more, will remain. Read More »

Nintendo's Super Mario Odyssey Q&A got weird, quick

Nintendo has released a new Super Mario Odyssey developer talk video going over some questions fans may have had come up while playing the game. He answers hard-hitting questions like, " Can you describe Mario's relationship with Peach and now, Pauline? " and " Why does Mario have nipples, but no belly button? ". Read More »

Coventry appointed IOC Athletes Commission chair


Pound was speaking at an International Olympic Committee ( IOC ) session in Gangneung, South Korea, three days before the Pyeongchang Winter Games, which have been engulfed in complications from Russia's drugs conspiracy. The IOC did not name the athletes, but Russian officials have said they include two gold-medal winners from the 2014 Sochi Olympics - cross-country skier Alexander Legkov and skeleton racer Alexander Tretiakov. Read More »

2-year-old found frozen to death on porch


She was unresponsive and taken to Akron Children's Hospital, where she died. Local news outlets reporting on the incident say they tried knocking on the apartment door, but no one answered. 'It was freezing and that was my biggest worry when the cops came, when they started asking about the kids, they didn't divulge what was really going on, but when he asked about the kids, obviously something was going on and I was anxious, ' Lucas said. Read More »

Ozone Layer is Not Recovering Over Most Highly Populated Areas


With the help of global climate models, the scientists now want to investigate the causes behind the continuing lower stratospheric ozone decline. "The decreases in ozone are less than we saw at the poles before the Montreal Protocol was enacted, but UV radiation is more intense in these regions and more people live there", Joanna Haigh from Imperial College London, a coauthor on the study , said in another statement . Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 Leak Reveals Online Modes and More


The rumour also has a decent chunk of information about the online mode in Red Dead Redemption 2 . Trusted Reviews has supposedly received documents earlier in 2017 that reveals various information about Red Dead Redemption 2 , including game modes, gameplay changes, first-person mode and more. Read More »

Solar System 2.0 may have water-rich planets, say study


The four worldwide studies were produced in collaboration with University of Birmingham astronomer Dr Amaury Triaud. The TRAPPIST-1 planets are so named because they orbit the ultracool red dwarf star TRAPPIST-1. Surprisingly, up to 5% of their mass is water. On Earth, the oceans account for about 0.02 per cent of our planet's mass. As for the odds of the planets hosting organic life forms, "we can not say at this stage, as they are vastly different from the only planet we know to ... Read More »

Social media pioneers reject their creation


It has a substantial warchest: $7 million from Common Sense Media, unquantified sums raised by the Center for Humane Technology and $50 million in backing for Common Sense from U.S. However, that changed recently when Chamath Palihapitiya, a venture capitalist and an early Facebook employee, stated in November that the social network is "ripping apart the social fabric of how society works". Read More »

Spiders with Long Tails Found in Ancient Amber


Dr. Ricardo Perez-De-La Fuente, of the Oxford Museum of Natural History, said that the incredible fossils will play an important role in deciphering the puzzle of the evolution of spiders and allied groups. Its scorpion-like tail, Seldon said, was likely used to help the tiny spiders interpret the world around them. Very much like today's black widows and huntsman spiders, C. Read More »

Falcon Heavy Test Flight

Mission pricing starts at as little as $90 million. It'll also be the most powerful rocket now in operation - and one of the most powerful ever built. That's about $133 million - $100 million less - per launch. "This will be the largest payload capacity since the Saturn Five", added Ketcham. Luckily, unlike the static fire test that happened in late January, the Falcon Heavy's maiden flight will be broadcast live on SpaceX's website , and will be free to watch. Read More »

Honor 9 Lite debuts with Android 8.0, quad cameras and FullView display


Honor's recent additions to its lineup have all switched over to an 18:9 FullView display and the Honor 9 Lite continues that trend. For optics, the Honor 9 Lite is equipped with a set of dual cameras both in the front and rear. Internal storage sits at 32GB, with additional microSD card support up to 256GB. Honor says that having a dual camera setup on the front of the phone will give rise to 'the next generation of selfies' , with the hashtag #BeYourSelfie used extensively throughout ... Read More »

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Secret Ending Mysteriously Triggered


This ending triggered suddenly regardless of countless nuclear weapons still existing within the game to the surprise of players, and Konami acknowledging this as an error. We reported that fans had asked Konami about the who debacle, who said they were looking into it. Real_Mindmaster has shared an updated version of MXMSTR's first-person mod for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain . Read More »

Astronomers identify first planets outside the Milk Way


As Xinyu Dai explained in a recent press release , "We are very excited about this discovery". B the use of this technique, the scientists can discover those planets which are at a really great distance from the Earth , and detect extragalactic galaxies . Read More »

Google enables Pixel Visual Core for better Instagram, Snapchat, and WhatsApp photos


It will be available on the new Pixel February update. Back in December 2017, developers had received third-party access to the chip with the Android 8 .1 update to prepare their apps for the forthcoming feature. Google has activated the Pixel Visual Core coprocessor in the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL . Same picture taken without (left) and with HDR + on Pixel Visual Core (right). Read More »

Rumour: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is this year's CoD game


In fairness, the possibility of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 doesn't seem like an outrageous idea, despite a lot of fans demanding that Treyarch return to World at War. Much of Sellars' report was based around the Nintendo Switch version of the game. It is set in the modern times and is boots on the ground. According to a rumor circulating online, this year's game will be Call of Duty Black Ops 4 . Read More »

Nokia 7 plus will be the first Nokia with 18:9 screen


Back in December 2017, we learned about the Nokia 7 Plus and other unannounced Nokia Smartphones via refrences inside Nokia Camera application. Having said that the Nokia 7 Plus has entered mass production, there are claims that the smartphone might be unveiled at the MWC 2018 tech show. Read More »

View-Counter View: The untimely break with two runs to get


When the umpires bizarrely ordered the players to lunch with India needing only two runs to win finished just after 2.30pm‚ there were still 29.7 overs and 177 balls remaining in the day's play. South Africa , which is suffering from injury woes as both their star players, captain Faf du Plessis and AB de Villiers, are not playing, lost six wickets in last six overs. Read More »

Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) Sentiment Change Report


Walleye Trading Limited Com accumulated 58,329 shares or 0.05% of the stock. MRWSF's SI was 28.16M shares in February as released by FINRA. Harmonic Inc. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating, twenty-two have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Read More »

Super Bowl 2018: Fun facts and trivia you might not know


Against a Patriots offense that relies on Brady's arm, the Eagles should be able to get the Patriots in third-and-long situations. Brady himself admitted last week to idolizing "His Airness". Look for offensive coordinator Frank Reich to get LeGarrette Blount, Jay Ajayi and Corey Clement going early to calm the nerves of quarterback Nick Foles in his first Super Bowl. Read More »

Terrell Owens finally gets nod in star-studded class

The wide receiver spent time with the San Francisco 49ers , Philadelphia Eagles , Dallas Cowboys , Bills and Cincinnati Bengals in his career. Terrell Owens , seen here during Super Bowl XXXIX, made it into the Hall of Fame Saturday on his third try. Read More »

Apple top smartphone brand in 4Q, Samsung leader in 2017


We're guessing not many people around the world wanted to upgrade to a new model. Even in the USA and China, the mobile markets saw a decline during Q4. Xiaomi shipped 28.2 million units (+89.2 percent) - driven by strong results in India. But notwithstanding the drop in the total shipments, Apple received the leadership crown. Read More »

Allister Coetzee is no longer the Springbok coach


South Africa Rugby aims to have his successor in place before the end of this month. Coetzee sent a 19-page document via his legal representatives to Roux in a bid to show that nearly all of the problems during his two-year tenure were due to external factors. Read More »

Mobile phone radiation not hazardous to your health: USA government


NTP, a part of the National Institutes of Health, will hold an external expert review of its findings on March 26-28. Among other things, reviewers will examine whether some of the results might be statistical noise. Eventually, neither study came up with concrete evidence that the radiofrequency radiation can result in brain tumor. The studies used 2G and 3G frequencies and modulations, which are different from those used in the 4G and 5G networks. Read More »

Oops! Don't say 'Google' in your Alexa voice app, Amazon says


Once there, you go to " My Profile " and then click to enable " Send SMS ". Amazon Alexa has been refreshed with an ability to deliver SMS messages via Echo smart speakers . Alternately, you can tell Alexa to send a "text message" and it'll send out an SMS right away. While already useful, it was of course very limited. Read More »

Research Report For NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)


About 12.98M shares traded. CyrusOne Inc. (NASDAQ:CONE) has risen 13.66% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 56.70% the S&P500. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, August 7 by Stifel Nicolaus. Suntrust Robinson initiated the stock with "Neutral" rating in Tuesday, September 20 report. Read More »

Headfake or Buy the Momentum Apple Inc. (AAPL), Celsion Corporation (CLSN)

Burke & Herbert Bank & Trust Co. now owns 20,928 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $3,014,000 after purchasing an additional 173 shares in the last quarter. It also increased its holding in Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:PCRX) by 100,730 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.22M shares, and has risen its stake in Nn Inc (NASDAQ:NNBR). Read More »

AWS sees huge jump as Amazon posts highest-ever profits


For the year, net sales rose 31 percent to $177.9 billion from $136 billion in 2016. For the full year ending 312 December, Amazon posted a net profit of $3bn (£2.1bn) from $2.4bn (£1.6bn). Meanwhile, AWS' net sales reached €5.11bn over the three months, 45 per cent higher than a year ago, meaning the service has a revenue run rate of more than €20bn for the first time. Read More »

Japan's FSA Probes Coincheck's Ability to Issue Hack Compensation


Last week, hackers managed to compromise the company's systems and steal hundreds of millions of dollars worth of the NEM digital money. Japan a year ago became the first country to regulate exchanges at the national level - a move that won praise for boosting innovation and protecting consumers, contrasting sharply with crackdowns in South Korea and China. Read More »

Dell poised to open up about potential VMware merger plans


GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new position in shares of Dell Technologies during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $414,000. Dell now has approximately $50 billion in debt stemming from its $67 billion acquisition of storage market leader EMC in 2016. Read More »

Apple iPhone slowing draws Justice Department, SEC scrutiny


She reiterated an earlier statement that the company "never - and would never - do anything to intentionally shorten the life of any Apple product, or degrade the user experience to drive customer upgrades ". The company also said it was launching features this spring that will allow users to see their iPhone battery's health, as well as a power management toggle. Read More »

View of Mars rover's journey so far


Taken in October 2017 from the mountainous area known as Vera Rubin Ridge , the images were returned on January 22 by NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission ( MAVEN ) orbiter, which set a record by sending back more than a gigabyte of data from the Red Planet in just one session. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 battery size revealed and you probably won't like it


Starting with the Galaxy S9, one of the smartphone fix components wholesaler named Union fix seems to have jumped the gun and has revealed the battery sizes of the handset. Little else is known about the Galaxy S9 Active at this point. One small but important upgrade on this year's smartphones from Samsung will change the rear fingerprint sensor's position. Read More »