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by | January 11, 2018 | 00:36

A voice eventually got on a loudspeaker and announced that organizers were investigating the incident. This is the first such outage in recent memory at an event that is expected to bring more than 180,000 people to the Las Vegas Convention Center to check out the latest technological innovations.

by | January 10, 2018 | 22:34

Creative Assembly has enjoyed a lot of success with the Total War series, most recently partnering up with Games Workshop for a couple fantasy treks through the world of Warhammer . "It is 190CE and China is in turmoil". In the game, the child-emperor is being manipulated by a tyrant, Dong Zhuo, who exerts an oppressive rule over China.

by | January 10, 2018 | 22:01

Now researchers are closing in on their origins. Pulsars keep time like a metronome, but the detected fast radio bursts from 121102 don't appear (yet) to come at regular intervals. Another oddity: Though FRB 121102 is "prodigiously energetic", as Chatterjee put it, it only emits radiation in the radio part of the electromagnetic spectrum.

by | January 10, 2018 | 21:41

He'll be replaced on July 1 by Richard Allison, who now oversees the company's restaurants outside the U.S. The appointments are effective July 1. The Ann Arbor, Michigan-based company did not give a reason for the departure. "I will leave Domino's knowing that it is in great hands", Doyle said in a statement . "As important, though, is the fact that he developed an outstanding leadership team, which has allowed the board to select a successor from that team".

by | January 10, 2018 | 20:41

There wasn't too much detail given to the way Google Pay will work, but according to the blog post the digital payment system will make payments "simpler, safer, and more consistent". Over the coming weeks, you'll see Google Pay online, in-store, and across Google products, as well as when you're paying friends*. In December 2017, Apple also launched the person to person payments for the Apple Pay customers in the U.S.

by | January 10, 2018 | 21:25

A large part of Jeff Bezoss wealth comes from his 78.9 million shares in Amazon. Forbes put Bezos's net worth at $104.4 billion. As CNN highlights, Gates would be worth far more than Bezos if it weren't for his significant charitable donations.

by | January 10, 2018 | 19:59

The conquest rate is also extremely high, with more than 70 per cent of customers new to the BMW brand. The usual facelift titivations apply, with a new front end created to look wider with its single piece air intake and updated kidney grille, tweaked back end with bigger exhaust pipes (and twin ones on four-cylinder cars) and a couple of new colours - Jucaro Beige and Sunset Orange.

by | January 10, 2018 | 20:18

Friess Associates Llc who had been investing in Nvidia Corp. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $132.14B market cap company. Columbus Circle Investors now owns 1,087,665 shares of the computer hardware maker's stock valued at $51,131,000 after buying an additional 197,299 shares in the last quarter.

by | January 10, 2018 | 18:59

This means that customers who live within mainland China will see the physical storage location of their data change from March although it should go unnoticed in terms of available iCloud features and functionality. Apple announced the partnership with GCBD past year and claims the new iCloud operations will help the company comply with Chinese regulations. In Apple's message sent to mainland Chinese customers, the company says the new operations setup will "enable us to continue improving ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 16:47

Such feature makes the 65-inch organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display basically moveable and portable, allowing customers to enjoy their favorite shows in all their ultra-high-definition glory anytime, anywhere. In one demo, LG unrolled only about a third of the TV, turning it into an informational display that can show family photos, the weather, or play music.

by | January 10, 2018 | 16:36

A good way to be sure your device is capable of running iOS 11 is to check for an update through the settings menu. What kinds of things will be involved in AR Plus? This will have an impact on all models older than iPhone 5 or 5C, so you might want to think about upgrading your handset if catching Pokemon is high on your agenda.

by | January 10, 2018 | 15:12

It is inspired by Asus's Transformer Book V convertibles, which allowed users to slide in their Asus smartphone into the notebook dock and mirror the smartphone's Android interface on a bigger screen. The phone's Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 mobile platform and 8 GB of RAM deliver responsive performance, instantly transforming Project Linda into an Android laptop.

by | January 10, 2018 | 12:57

His treatise on "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber" accused the company of creating "a politically correct monoculture that maintains its hold by shaming dissenters into silence". Damore's lawsuit in court". When the memo was first released, Google's VP of Diversity, Integrity & Governance, Danielle Brown, said that while the company welcomes "alternative views", those views need to be in line with "principles of equal employment found in [Google's] Code of Conduct, policies, and ...

by | January 10, 2018 | 12:59

Vodafone has also revamped its Rs 458 and Rs 509 plans to give users more data and has also increased validity periods. Incentivising subscribers to go in for tariff plans priced in the range of Rs 500 to Rs 800, the operators have started offering substantially higher data.

by | January 10, 2018 | 11:49

The funding entity will have a dedicated investment committee to make investment decisions and monitor their performance. As the fund grows along with the number of strategic investments, Alliance Ventures will operate as an incubation center for partnerships, automotive entrepreneurs as well as the flawless place for the supergroup to begin creating more partnerships.

by | January 10, 2018 | 12:23

Obit John Young, the first pilot of a space shuttle, and longest serving astronaut in NASA's history, has died at the age of 87 due to complications caused by pneumonia. Counting his takeoff from the moon in 1972 as commander of Apollo 16, Young's blastoff tally stood at seven, for decades a world record . "Astronaut John Young's storied career spanned three generations of spaceflight.

by | January 10, 2018 | 10:44

Mitt Romney speaks to members of the media after their meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at the main clubhouse at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., on November 19, 2016. Romney advisers say the 70-year-old former governor of MA is weighing a run in the November congressional election for a Senate seat from Utah, a Republican-dominated state where Romney has a home.

by | January 10, 2018 | 10:55

The two new mods further expand the companies module phone system and provide new functionality for supported devices. This mod also comes with a finger-cuff which allows you to test for even more health related metrics such as blood pressure.

by | January 10, 2018 | 09:13

According to current rules, no mobile service provider can hold more than 25% spectrum in a circle and more than 50% in a frequency band. Trai had recommended last month that the ceiling on spectrum held by mobile operators within a particular band should be removed.

by | January 10, 2018 | 09:25

These devices improve on both the HTC Vive and recently-released Oculus Rift add-ons, including a sleeker hardware design, wearable head plate and a 4-in-1 battery charger that will allow you to keep playing wireless VR for longer. Pricing and availability is yet to be disclosed. Of course, there are a few adapters out there that would allow users to have a wireless experience with the HTC Vive VR headset but because of the interference and low latency, it was not the flawless solution.

by | January 10, 2018 | 06:19

Honor 7X is a successor edition of Honor 5X and Honor 6X smartphone. Honor 9 Lite bears dual camera setups which appeared on the front side and this is also mentioned. The Honor 9 Lite offers with either 32GB or 64GB of inbuilt storage depending on the variant, both of which are expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration.

by | January 10, 2018 | 06:23

Designed with convenience in mind, the telly can be rolled up to free up wall space when not in use, which also makes it far more portable than your average super screen. LG has yet to confirm which countries will be getting the Google Assistant support on its 2018 OLED TVs, but it's likely that the United States is in the running.

by | January 10, 2018 | 05:28

The company chose SpaceX as the launch provider, noting late a year ago that it took "great care to ensure the most affordable and lowest risk scenario for Zuma". "Since the data reviewed so far indicates that no design, operational or other changes are needed, we do not anticipate any impact on the upcoming launch schedule", Shotwell added.

by | January 10, 2018 | 04:42

Schild, the younger sister of Shiffrin's childhood hero Marlies Schild, gave in to the pressure and finished second in a combined 1:51.80, nearly a full second behind the American. "A lot of people say you can't really compare (the eras) and I agree with them". "It's a different time now. It's incredible, nevertheless. I wasn't thinking about the 41st victory, I was just thinking, you know, ski this one like this is going to be that last one you'll ever ski".

by | January 10, 2018 | 04:59

You'll be able to use voice commands to control audio settings such as volume and and mute, but also to make all the requests you'd usually make of an Alexa-enabled device, from streaming songs from your favorite music player to controlling smart home devices.

by | January 10, 2018 | 04:04

Spring 2018 marks the first time a diesel engine will be found under the hood of Ford's F-150 full-size truck, with the inclusion of a newly-developed 3.0-liter Power Stroke turbocharged V6 diesel engine. With an 11,400-lb max, the diesel tows 200 lbs less than an F-150 with the 5.0-liter V8; the champion drivetrain is still the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6, with an impressive 13,200-lb towing max.

by | January 10, 2018 | 04:18

Microsoft has begun issuing Meltdown and Spectre fixes in its cumulative Windows update, but some owners of computers with AMD Athlon 64 X2 CPUs started complaining that the update made their machines unbootable. Select Troubleshoot Advanced options Startup Settings Restart. "For our customers' protection, Apple doesn't disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until an investigation has occurred and patches or releases are available", the company said on its website.

by | January 10, 2018 | 04:12

The removal of the cryptocurrency exchanges from the price indicators brought down the prices of bitcoin , Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies significantly. We are working on better tools to provide users with the averages that are most relevant to them. Cryptocurrency prices tend to be much higher on South Korean exchanges because of huge demand and monetary restrictions in that country, analysts said.

by | January 10, 2018 | 03:13

He ended up as one of NASA's most experienced flyers, becoming the first astronaut to fly into space six times, and the only one to enter space in each of the Gemini, Apollo and space shuttle programs. On his second trip, Young walked on the satellite as part of Apollo 16 in 1972. On Apollo 10 in May 1969, he circled the moon alone as Thomas Stafford and Eugene Cernan came within 47,000 feet of the moon's surface.

by | January 10, 2018 | 01:56

The company removed the Type-A ports from the XPS 13 this year as well, but removing the Type-A ports from the XPS 15 simply just doesn't make sense as the device is still 16mm thick - which should theoretically be enough to fit in at least a single Type-A port.

by | January 10, 2018 | 03:00

Moreover, First Dallas has 0.41% invested in Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL ). The stock increased 1.05% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $48.98. Perkins Coie Tru holds 54,689 shares or 1.37% of its portfolio. Millennium Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation reported 3.63 million shares or 0.03% of all its holdings.

by | January 10, 2018 | 00:07

Overwatch is available now for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The forthcoming Overwatch League is set to take esports to the next level, with various professional teams taking on one another in some exciting Overwatch contests. Details on these in-game rewards or how to claim them are still being worked on, but Blizzard will announce more when they're ready. After all, Overwatch already has an existing player count of more than 35 million worldwide, and with the game's third-party ...

by | January 09, 2018 | 21:50

The Lenovo Mirage Solo VR headset was previously leaked, when it appeared in an FCC filing over Christmas previous year, but now we know much more about it. At CES today, Lenovo and Google are launching the world's first standalone Daydream VR headset. You can do a lot with Daydream today, but it has been clear since Google's last developer conference that the company had greater ambitions for its nascent VR platform.

by | January 09, 2018 | 22:55

Krzanich also used the keynote to highlight how data is transforming the world around us and driving the next great wave of technology innovation, from autonomous driving to artificial intelligence (AI) to virtual reality (VR) and other forms of immersive media.

by | January 09, 2018 | 20:41

While Spectre affects devices using chipsets from three leading chip manufacturers, Meltdown affects Intel-powered devices in particular and threatens devices manufactured over the past two decades. AMD claims its chips have "near zero" vulnerability to the issues uncovered by researchers because of differences in its chip architecture. Apple says the latest versions of its iOS, macOS and tvOS operating systems have been updated , while its Safari web browser will be "in the coming days".