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Microsoft and Xiaomi will pair up on AI-powered speakers and hardware

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To date, Xiaomi has largely focused its mobile phone strategy in Asia Pacific, where Gartner revealed yesterday that it (and Huawei) were the only two vendors to increase their market shares at a time of general decline. The two companies are exploring an integration and other ways to take advantage of the growing market around the world for AI-powered speakers. As part of the deal, the two companies will explore using Microsoft's Azure cloud services for data storage, bandwidth, computing ... Read More »

Disney World Reveals New Images of Star Wars-Themed Resort

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The concept art is showcased in a pair of brief videos. Guests visiting the resort will be welcome to participate as a resident of the galaxy by dressing in Star Wars-inspired attire. Thanks to the combined success of The Force Awakens , Rogue One and The Last Jedi - not to mention all of the excitement generated by Solo - Star Wars , as a brand, is arguably more popular than it's ever been. Read More »

Hunt: Showdown is now available in Steam Early Access

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The experience is like a more brooding version of Monster Hunter: World .if you were trying to hunt Anjanaths in the middle of a PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds match. "With Hunt , we wanted to make the game that we, as gamers, have always wanted to play ourselves: tense, dark, addictive, terrifying-a real adrenaline-pumping experience", said Hunt : Showdown Creative Director Magnus Larbrant. Read More »

Winter Olympics: Germany beats Canada in major hockey upset

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Men - Canada (Kevin Koe, Edmonton, Marc Kennedy, St. Albert, Alta., Brent Laing, Meaford, Ont., Ben Hebert, Regina, Scott Pfeifer, St. Albert, Alta.) lost their semifinal match 5-3 versus the U.S. "It's not for everyone". Her South Korean trip coincided with a planned visit by a North Korean delegation that will attend the closing ceremony. Silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva was more effusive. Read More »

Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO) Sees Large Volume Increase After Strong Earnings

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Foster City, California-based Gilead, which also makes treatments for hepatitis C among other diseases, had signaled earlier this month that it would pursue collaborations with companies for gene-editing technology. Ecor1 Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 222,388 shares or 0.44% of their USA portfolio. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website . Read More »

Ghouta residents 'wait to die' amid bombs

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The civilians of the war-ravaged town of Ghouta in Eastern Syria are pleading for worldwide attention after the pro-government forces backed by Russian Federation, pounded the city in a relentless offensive that reportedly killed more than 250 people in the past 48 hours, according to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights . Read More »

Barings LLC Has $4.96 Million Holdings in Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)

It has underperformed by 6.83% the S&P500. National Planning Corp increased its stake in British Amern Tob Plc (BTI) by 610.53% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. The stock of Applied Materials , Inc. The rating was maintained by Craig Hallum on Friday, August 18 with "Buy". Read More »

SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from California

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Thursday's launch will test the broadband antennas onboard both demo satellites, which will communicate with ground stations on Earth. According to a communication between SpaceX and the Federal Communications Commission, the mission will deploy satellites known as Microsat-2a and Microsat-2b. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Official Price Leaked

Since then, it has received price revisions a few times. As for specifications, the Galaxy S7 Edge came with Android 6.0 Marshmallow when launched. It is equipped with a 5.5-inch quad HD Super AMOLED display with spilling edges. For optics, there's a 12-megapixel Dual Pixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture and smart OIS. Read More »

Britain wants extension of the transition period after Brexit

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Squabbling ministers could be the least of the Prime Minister's woes, however, as it was discovered Conservative backbenchers were plotting to challenge May in Parliament over keeping a customs union with the EU. May will set out the Brexit agenda in a major speech next week following a meeting of the full Cabinet. Alongside the debate on the customs union, the question of a second referendum continues to surface, with commentators across the political spectrum arguing that the hugely ... Read More »

Nintendo Switch Getting Older Version Of Payday 2, Starbreeze Confirms

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That has resulted in speculation that the Nintendo Switch version is running on Update 117 which the developer had released in October 2016, which, for comparison's sake, is far behind the PC version which is on Update 172. Also, Starbreeze refrained from talking more about the updates or even failed to give a timeline for updates, leaving everyone hopeful that they would come up with more details as the game releases. Read More »

Myanmar bulldozing Rohingya villages, human rights group claims

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Of the 787 houses planned in the effort, the news service says, only 22 have been reserved for the Rohingya . The Rohingyas living there have been demonstrating in protest against the repatriation process demanding guarantee of security and rights beforehand from the Myanmar government . Read More »

Sony's new flagships ditch an aging design for full screens

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Supposedly they both have full HD screens protected by Gorilla Glass 5, and 18MP f/1.8 cameras on their rear. At the back, you get the same single 19MP camera with f/1.8 aperture, 4K HDR recording and super-slow motion capture as the Xperia XZ Premium , alongside a uniquely positioned fingerprint reader that will actually be functional in the USA for once. Read More »

Snow and Ice to Impact Travel Conditions

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The service is expecting Boston will see "little to no snow and sleet accumulation" by Thursday night , but parts of western and central MA could get a coating of an inch or two. Over 200 metro schools have announced that they will not have classes on Thursday . It is expected to move into the Kansas City area around midnight. Read More »

Apple's Elk Grove fix facility keeps accidentally dialing 911

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Hudson says the phony calls take attention away from calls that could be real life-and-death emergencies. "We're able to see quickly where the call is coming from, so when we get one from Apple , the address will come up with their location", Police dispatcher Jamie Hudson told the station. Read More »

You need to pay for extra save slots in Metal Gear Survive

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This essentially means that the player has to either cough up $10 for a new save slot or play Metal Gear Survive for at least a month if they want to keep their original one, and it only gets worse from here. Well, you have to pay 1,000 of the in-game Survival coins currency, with users able to buy 1,150 for $9.99. Every daily login will provide you with 30 SV Coins, if that helps. Read More »

Social Networks Cracking Down On Hoaxes Following Florida High School Shooting

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The last two years of the nation's political discourse have often been driven by powerful forces of paranoia that have warped public debate and undermined prominent political figures. After the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida , we see this on full display. "It's the grieving students turn to put an end to this and be heard", he said. Read More »

Soul Calibur 6 Confirms Two More Characters

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What do you think of Ivy and Zasalamel in the new SoulCalibur game? Bandai Namco announced today that the warrior Zasalamel will return. The game will tune the battle, movement, and visual systems so players can execute visceral and dynamic attacks easily. Read More »

SpaceX to launch demo satellites for its high-speed internet project

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Steven - stationed down range from the launch site. Earlier this month, SpaceX drew public attention with the launch of its massive new rocket , Falcon Heavy, which is now the most powerful operational rocket in the world. No attempt was made to recover the used rocket, which fell back to Earth and crashed into the Pacific. Developing fully and rapidly reusable rockets and spacecraft is key to achieving Mars settlement and other ambitious spaceflight goals, Musk and others have stressed. Read More »

Prehistoric cave paintings actually drawn by Neanderthals, not humans

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The caves contain a rich assortment of red ochre paintings of lines, dots, hand stencils and animals, said study co-author Dirk Hoffmann of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. That means the artists had to be the Neanderthals. U-Th dating found the flowstone covering the deposit to be about 115,000 years, older than similar finds in south and north Africa associated with Homo sapiens . Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro gets 'iPhone X' - like feature

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At the launch, Xiaomi had promised to bring the Face Unlock feature to the Redmi Note 5 Pro via an over-the-air (OTA) update by the end of March. The new Redmi 5 comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage, while the new Redmi 5 Plus ships with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The smartphone is backed by a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage , while there is another variant that comes with 6GB RAM and 64GB of storage option. Read More »

Falcon 9 Rescheduled for Thursday

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The Falcon's first stage was used to launch a satellite for Taiwan last August and was recovered by landing it on a drone ship in the Pacific. We will also see SpaceX attempt to recover the fairing used on this mission , using a new barge designed for the goal called "Mr. Read More »

Hirscher out of Olympic slalom on 1st run

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Myhrer beat Switzerland's Ramon Zenhaeusern by 0.34 seconds, while Austria's Michael Matt took bronze. Another Matt brother, Andreas, claimed silver in the men's ski cross at Vancouver 2010. "At the start of the day I'd have probably taken ninth". He also offers his country with the doubled number of men and women in slalom, after the coronation of Frida Hansdotter. Read More »

Gartner reports first-ever drop in smartphone market for Q4

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Firstly, upgrades from feature phones to smartphones have slowed down due to a lack of quality "ultra-low-cost" devices, with users preferring to buy quality feature phones instead. Gartner also published global smartphones sales figures for the whole year, highlighting subtle gains for Samsung. Several major factors caused the market shrinkage, said Anshul Gupta, research director at Gartner. Read More »

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday

The stock decreased 3.05% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $1.909. About 6.03 million shares traded. Argonaut Gold Inc. (OTCMKTS:ARNGF) has 0.00% since February 19, 2017 and is. Tru Of Vermont holds 0.03% or 16,850 shares in its portfolio. About 19,640 shares traded. (NYSE:WMK). M&T State Bank stated it has 39,150 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Read More »

The first PCs with Intel's new 5G modem will arrive in 2019

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It's partnered with Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA to boost its presence in the Chinese market, which, Intel says, should result in a 5G smartphone platform using the XMM modem in the second part of 2019. And we are continuing additional 5G NR trials this year, including collaborations with service providers and partners around the world. And on the Wi-Fi front, the company is set to showcase an ultra-thin PC which boasts 802.11ax connectivity, the next big step forward for Wi-Fi. Read More »

Tiger-Disha's rebellious avatar at BAAGHI 2 trailer launch

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If you ask him to do an action scene, he is ready do to. If you ask him to do an action scene, he is ready to do. "It was challenging, but it is my passion and dream, so I think I was being prepared for it since I was a child and I would like to thank master Shifuji as he was instrumental in this film for the action training,". Read More »

Warcraft 3 Invitational & PTR Patch Notes

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Map pools for pretty much every game mode have been updated, and Blizzard has made some balance changes to some of the heroes in the game as well. The full patch notes for Patch 1.29 on the PTR can be found on the Battle.net forum. Rumours of a remaster for both Warcraft 3 and Diablo 2 were sparked past year after a couple of Blizzard job listings hinted at overhauls for the two titles. Read More »

The Supreme Court Has Stayed All Criminal Proceedings Against Priya Prakash Varrier

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Priya has pleaded that she is just 18 years old and is a student pursuing a B.Com degree from Vimala College in Kerala's Thrissur. "I have confidence now, the society supports us, the Supreme Court supports us". The decision comes after Priya and Omar approached the apex court following various criminal proceedings that were filed against the song in the states of Telangana and Maharashtra. Read More »

New 2018 Peugeot 508 revealed

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Inside, just like any other modern Peugeot, the 508 features the i-Cockpit, even though the high-position instrument panel and small steering wheel has attracted enough criticism. That i-Cockpit system is configurable and customizable with six display modes. The auto also has a new night vision capability to highlight hazards on dark roads. Read More »

Katie Holmes to Star in Ilene Chaiken Fox Drama Pilot

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She will play FBI Special Agent Hazel Otis , who has an affair with a prominent general in the midst of a domestic terrorism threat. Empire showrunner Ilene Chaiken and Person of Interest producer Melissa Scrivner-Love will write and produce the potential series. Read More »