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Research Jio Filmfare Awards 2018 Pics: Dream Girls
Author: 0 Jio Filmfare Awards 2018 Pics: Dream Girls

A day after Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan won the "Best Actor" award at the Filmfare Awards, it was veteran Indian pacer Irfan Pathan who enjoyed the credit for it. The actor also tweeted that the journey of Hindi Medium has been testament to celebration of a story that is "told from the heart, of good content and most of all the want and sincerity to inculcate and encourage change".

Research Sunny & Warm Start to the Weekend
Author: 0 Sunny & Warm Start to the Weekend

Cloudy conditions are expected. Warm air aloft will not be able to mix down to the surface until Saturday afternoon. Temperatures are expected to stay above freezing overnight with a low in the mid 30s. RAIN MOVES IN: Temperatures are mild again for Monday , but they come with rain chances. Highs will be in the 50s Sunday . Our next rain maker does not look to arrive until next weekend.

Research Google is going to consider page load times in mobile searches
Author: 0 Google is going to consider page load times in mobile searches

The company has been using its enormous clout in the search space to get website owners to optimize their pages for mobile use in a variety of ways. Google has been pushing faster websites in Search for a long while now. This is being called the " Speed Update ", and it will target only the slowest loading pages. Google notes that the change only looks at the speed of a particular page, "regardless of the technology used to build the page", and the company told Search Engine Land that AMP ...

Research WhatsApp launches new messaging app for small businesses in USA and UK
Author: 0 WhatsApp launches new messaging app for small businesses in USA and UK

WhatsApp's promising to spread availability of its Business app to more countries in the coming weeks. WhatsApp says it has 1.3 billion users worldwide. The WhatsApp Business app is initially only available on Android and to businesses in the US, UK, Mexico, Italy and Indonesia. In India, the app has not been listed on Google's Play Store.

Research YouTube and Facebook Removing 'Tide Pod Challenge' Videos
Author: 0 YouTube and Facebook Removing 'Tide Pod Challenge' Videos

A spokesman for YouTube said: " YouTube's Community Guidelines prohibit content that's meant to encourage unsafe activities that have an inherent risk of physical harm ". Poison centers have already handled 39 cases of intentional exposure - 91 percent of them involved ingestion - among 13-to-19-year-olds this year, the agency said.

Research Ford plans more SUVs, fewer cars, aims to pay billions to shareholders
Author: 0 Ford plans more SUVs, fewer cars, aims to pay billions to shareholders

Daimler said that it will spend at least United States dollars 11.7 billion to introduce 10 pure electric and 40 hybrid models, and that it intends to electrify its full range of vehicles, from minicompact commuters to heavy-duty trucks. Ford to invest $11 billion into electric cars. Jim Hackett also announced late last year that Ford would cut approximately $14bn in costs over the next five years, as it shifted investment away from sedans and internal combustion engines and towards electric ...

Research Ferrari has plans to make an electric supercar
Author: 0 Ferrari has plans to make an electric supercar

Ferrari, the famed sports auto manufacturer based in Italy, which earlier disliked the idea of manufacturing eco-conscious electric supercar, has now unveiled its plans of developing an SUV. Ferrari had earlier denied entering the SUV segment as well. Ferrari is going to be the first to make an electric supercar? Some firms have already gotten around to launching electric supercars, though the cars' production runs are tiny.

Research Tag: Olympic Winter Games
Author: 0 Tag: Olympic Winter Games

The tech giant has announced that it will be supplying 4,000 Galaxy Note 8 devices to athletes and officials participating in the event. In the weeks leading up to the lighting of the torch in PyeongChang and throughout the Winter Games, make sure to visit the blog for the most comprehensive coverage of the latest video-production developments.

Research Rs 153 Plan Upgraded on JioPhone
Author: 0 Rs 153 Plan Upgraded on JioPhone

Just last week, I was at a Jio gallery to check if the new 2018 plans had come into effect; more importantly to see if the store guys were updated about the changes in the Jio prepaid plans from 9th January. The Rs 24 pack gives benefits for two days, while the Rs 54 plan offers benefits for seven days. Once users finish their daily quota of 1GB, the speed will get reduced to 64Kbps for the rest of the day.

Research Bad News from Asia Leads Cryptocurrency Prices to Fall Dramatically
Author: 0 Bad News from Asia Leads Cryptocurrency Prices to Fall Dramatically

That has added to ongoing worries about a potential crackdown in what is considered the world's third-largest crypto trading market. China , which first began targeting the industry a year ago, is escalating its clampdown on cryptocurrency trading, particularly online platforms and mobile apps that offer exchange-like services, according to people familiar with the matter.

Research Detroit Auto Show 2018: Ford Mustang Bullitt is reborn
Author: 0 Detroit Auto Show 2018: Ford Mustang Bullitt is reborn

The Bullitt will top out at 163 mph-eight faster than the GT-and features a unique exhaust to emulate the sound of the original movie vehicle. To give it a cleaner look, it is also void of any exterior decals apart from the crosshair Bullitt gascap at the rear.

Research Ford 300-mile all-electric SUV may be named Mach 1; due 2020
Author: 0 Ford 300-mile all-electric SUV may be named Mach 1; due 2020

As reported by Reuters , the new figure is far higher than Ford has previously intended. It's going to invest $11 billion by 2022 and will offer 40 hybrid and fully electric cars in its lineup. Ford's team working on the new electric vehicles have declared their missions are to "think big" and "make quicker decisions" in the coming years. "We believe that man-made carbon dioxide contributes to climate change and we have a lot to do about it", said Raj Nair, Ford Motor's executive vice ...

Research Kia Forte reveals its Stinger-inspired design at 2018 Detroit auto show
Author: 0 Kia Forte reveals its Stinger-inspired design at 2018 Detroit auto show

The exterior of the Forte looks pretty good with the company's Kia's signature tiger nose grille that is shared with the Stinger. Design cues cribbed from the Stinger are evidenced in the front bumper, while the rear end's stumpy deck lid appears nearly Audi A3-ish and its tail-lamp LED graphics look like heavily inspired by Jaguar.

Research Ford Ranger Arrives in Dealerships Early Next Year
Author: 0 Ford Ranger Arrives in Dealerships Early Next Year

The wait is finally over, the 2019 Ford Ranger has made its debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit , Michigan. Ford says that the US Ranger is specific to that market - and though that will certainly hold true of the engines (remember the Americans are not into diesel) and perhaps some of the more advanced technologies, speculation has it that the global model could get similar visual updates quite soon - note the new grille, headlights, bonnet and taillights.

Research Area braces for winter weather
Author: 0 Area braces for winter weather

It will catch up to, and overtake, the precip changing rain to freezing rain/sleet and snow as colder air undercuts the warmer air mass. Expect rain - heavy at times - to continue through Friday night and past midnight. Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. SUNDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy skies and snow flurries will be possible, with a frigid high temperature of 24 degrees.

Research OnePlus 5T is now available in Lava Red (but only in India)
Author: 0 OnePlus 5T is now available in Lava Red (but only in India)

With the arrival of the OnePlus 5T Lava Red, the device is now available in Midnight Black and Star Wars Limited Edition . It now comes in Black, Grey, Lava Red colors and Star Wars Edition . This especially bright OnePlus 5T is headed to India, and enthusiasts there will be able to buy one starting January 20th. Talking about the core specifications of the phone, it sports a Samsung sourced 6-inch Full Optic AMOLED with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 and a tall 18:9 aspect ratio.

Research SpaceX denies Falcon rocket caused secret Zuma mission failure
Author: 0 SpaceX denies Falcon rocket caused secret Zuma mission failure

Adding to the mystery, the satellite, categorized as United States of America 280, was still listed as a payload on orbit by the US space surveillance system as of Tuesday afternoon, said Laura Grego, a Caltech-trained physicist who is a senior scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Author: 0 January 2018 Nintendo Direct Mini Covers Upcoming Switch Games

As for the software charts, Nintendo Switch begins the year in full force occupying most of the positions of the list, while PS4 contemplates a worrysome and ironic situation as the software sales don't match with the high numbers of hardware.

Research Facebook modifies news feed to bring family, friends closer
Author: 0 Facebook modifies news feed to bring family, friends closer

Those changes undercut publishers, businesses and celebrities who come to the giant social network to gain new audiences and revenue streams but have seen their ability to reach Facebook users continue to decrease. Last year, Facebook disclosed that Russian agents had used the social network to spread divisive and inflammatory posts and ads to polarise the United States electorate.

Research Xbox One 'Do not Disturb' feature now in testing
Author: 0 Xbox One 'Do not Disturb' feature now in testing

When the new Avatar system was first unveiled, many Xbox fans were excited to see the return of a favourite feature on the Xbox 360. Mini Game Hubs allow you to easily see friends who are now playing, upcoming Achievements, Looking for Group posts, and more.

Research HTC Launches Viveport VR
Author: 0 HTC Launches Viveport VR

It will be available in the summer. The new HTC Vive Pro . The adaptor will ship worldwide in Q3. While VR, which transports you to a digital world through a special headset, has attracted heavy hitters like Facebook, Google and Samsung, consumers have been slow to embrace the technology.

Research SpaceX launches secret Zuma mission aboard Falcon 9 rocket
Author: 0 SpaceX launches secret Zuma mission aboard Falcon 9 rocket

Last night's launch is SpaceX's first of the year and its 20th first stage landing to date. The news has been announced by founder Elon Musk. After two months of mysterious delays, SpaceX has finally launched its Falcon 9 rocket to deliver the top-secret Zuma spacecraft into the low-Earth orbit.

Research Editors' body condemns FIR against Tribune reporter, demands withdrawal of case
Author: 0 Editors' body condemns FIR against Tribune reporter, demands withdrawal of case

The authority's statement today said that FIR has been registered in Cyber Cell of Delhi Police for violations under various sections of Aadhaar Act, Indian Penal Code and IT Act. It has to be understood that whenever a crime is noticed, the concerned person is required to report in the form of FIR (First Information Report) to police in which the entire details of the crime and the incident have to be disclosed to the police.

Research Numbers have been drawn for Mega Millions jackpot of $450M
Author: 0 Numbers have been drawn for Mega Millions jackpot of $450M

USA lottery players will get another shot at becoming super rich on Saturday night, when numbers are drawn for the Powerball jackpot of an estimated $570 million, the fifth largest in the game's history. This pales to the record $1.586 billion prize that was won one year ago and split by winners in California, Florida, and Tennessee. The next Powerball drawing will take place on Saturday.

Research MMORPG.com Videos - Monster Hunter: World - Elder Dragons Trailer
Author: 0 MMORPG.com Videos - Monster Hunter: World - Elder Dragons Trailer

A key part of the stream was revealing a new trailer that featured both new, and returning, Elder Dragons . Strap yourselves, because this one is rather long and epic. Monster Hunter Meat Shack will offer food, alcohol and a chance to play up to 90 minutes of World . The beta will stretch from January 18 to January 22.

Research SpaceX shows off its Falcon Heavy rocket vertical on the launchpad
Author: 0 SpaceX shows off its Falcon Heavy rocket vertical on the launchpad

Others shared on Twitter this week show the Falcon Heavy standing tall on the launchpad at the Kennedy Space Center . There's now no telling where the satellite will be going after lift-off although it's somewhere in low-Earth orbit. SpaceX is getting ready for its first ever test flight of the Falcon Heavy, its heavy-duty rocket aimed at propelling large cargo loads into low Earth orbit.

Research Experience Rare Lunar Eclipse With Blue Moon on January 31st
Author: 0 Experience Rare Lunar Eclipse With Blue Moon on January 31st

The first one is, just like at the beginning of the month, a supermoon . To add to the allure of the event, this blue supermoon will also be a red or "blood" moon . What is a blue moon? A passenger plane passes in front of the wolf moon as it approaches Heathrow Airport in London on January 1. The supermoon in 2018 was seen 14 percent bigger and 30 per cent brighter than the one seen in July a year ago.

Research Alexa Gets Cooking With Microwave & Oven Support
Author: 0 Alexa Gets Cooking With Microwave & Oven Support

Beyond that, Amazon plans to expand the API to support conventional ovens and other cooking devices. Now you can build skills to enable customers in the U.S. "You can leverage these interfaces today for microwaves and for appliances that support preset cooking", Amazon says. In the future, though, Samsung, LG, GE Appliances and Kenmore will also allow their ovens (and, in time, other appliances) to support Alexa.

Research Nokia 3310 4G featured phone spotted certified on TENAA
Author: 0 Nokia 3310 4G featured phone spotted certified on TENAA

The Nokia 8 (2018) will be fuelled by a 3000mAh battery and could launch with Android Nougat out-of-the-box. The original Nokia 6 has a premium design for the money, and it looks like the newly announced Nokia 6 (2018 ) will retain that, while upgrading the specs.

Research Apple's iPhone Is The Best Selling Tech Product Of 2017
Author: 0 Apple's iPhone Is The Best Selling Tech Product Of 2017

The rear side of the phone is fitted with a 16-megapixel camera. The Galaxy A8 duo are also expected to get showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 that will be held in the coming week. After they failed, Apple ditched the concept of Touch ID sensor in iPhone X. Finally, Apple is expected to achieve their goal of embedding the Touch ID sensor underneath the display.

Research Citi analysts see 40% chance Apple will buy Netflix
Author: 0 Citi analysts see 40% chance Apple will buy Netflix

After taxes, Apple would bring roughly $220 billion, with that sum growing about $50 billion each year. "This is a good problem to have", Suva and Merchant were quoted as saying. While Apple dominates the smartphone sector across the world today, the same can't be said for its streaming market share. Let us know below. It reportedly has backed a Steven Spielberg anthology series and a drama series, not yet titled, starting Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon .

Research Storm Eleanor to batter East Devon - weather warning in place
Author: 0 Storm Eleanor to batter East Devon - weather warning in place

This indicates that flooding is expected, and that "immediate action" is required. Environment Agency manager, Jeremy Westgarth, said: "We are preparing for the heavy band of rain and strong winds combined with high tides along the Cumbria and Lancashire coast until Thursday".

Research Apple To Replace iPhone Batteries Even If They Pass Genius Bar Test
Author: 0 Apple To Replace iPhone Batteries Even If They Pass Genius Bar Test

There are already more than a dozen lawsuits against Apple over this performance throttling issue. As of January 1, it will cost just $29 to replace the battery in an iPhone (for the iPhone 6 and newer) - though if your phone is covered by AppleCare or AppleCare+, replacements will still be free.

Research Woman weds at hospital, remaining 'joyful' just hours before dying of cancer
Author: 0 Woman weds at hospital, remaining 'joyful' just hours before dying of cancer

Lindsay told Karas she was afraid she wouldn't make it until her wedding day, and when her turn took a turn for the worse, her family, friends and doctors moved quickly. The wedding had been brought forward and had originally been planned for Dec 30, which, in another twist of bitter irony, ended up being the date of her funeral.

Research Supermoon kicks off 2018
Author: 0 Supermoon kicks off 2018

The new year starts with a bang for astronomy buffs - and photographers - as the first of two "supermoons" in January will be visible Monday night (Jan. It will be the biggest and brightest of the three supermoons set to appear in two months. Alaska, Hawaii and northwest Canada will see the whole thing as well, but more eastern parts of North and Central America will have a shorter show.

Research Kodi app spotted on Xbox One in a few locations from Europe
Author: 0 Kodi app spotted on Xbox One in a few locations from Europe

As reported above the roll out of Kodi has just began and Europe is the first country where it is now available for download and Xbox One users in other regions and countries will be able to download in coming days or weeks. For example, users can't access their Blu-ray drive or external drive using the app just yet. "There might still be problems with certain general python modules that are used by add-ons and we are finding and reporting them to the developers as testing progresses", ...

Research Jio Records 21.8Mbps 4G Download Speed in November, TRAI Data Shows
Author: 0 Jio Records 21.8Mbps 4G Download Speed in November, TRAI Data Shows

In fact, the Rs.52 plan from Jio, which has a validity of 7 days, offers 1.05GB of 4G data along with unlimited local and STD voice calls, and 70 SMS. Overall though, Jio's plan is the definitely better value when compared to Airtel's new Rs.93 plan, especially when you compare the data benefits. This pack has a validity of 14 days.

Research TRACKING: Dangerous Wind Chills into the New Year
Author: 0 TRACKING: Dangerous Wind Chills into the New Year

The forecast calls for temperatures to drop to around 12 degrees by five Saturday afternoon. WIND CHILL WARNING/ADVISORY is in effect late tonight through Tuesday morning. The new year will begin the same way that the old one ended, bright, brisk, and bitterly cold. Monday is expected to see daytime highs around zero, with the low Monday night expected to reach about minus 9 degrees.

Research India's Reliance Jio to buy all wireless assets of Rcom
Author: 0 India's Reliance Jio to buy all wireless assets of Rcom

The transaction is likely to be closed in a phased manner between January and March, 2018. As expected, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio is taking over the wireless assets of his brother Anil's Reliance Communications , which is burdened with a massive Rs.

Research Too much video game time now considered mental disorder
Author: 0 Too much video game time now considered mental disorder

In the USA, 63 percent of households include at least one frequent gamer, according to 2016's Essential Facts about the Computer and Video Game Industry report . "The new ICD-11 entry on gaming disorder "includes only a clinical description and not prevention and treatment options" said Gregory Hartl, a spokesman for the WHO".

Research WhatsApp to phase out BlackBerry, Windows OS's
Author: 0 WhatsApp to phase out BlackBerry, Windows OS's

WhatsApp will still work on those systems, but it's unclear how long the app will be fully functional.The FAQ page does warn users that some WhatsApp features may stop working on these unsupported platforms because the company is no longer actively developing for those OSes.

Author: 0 FCC certifies first 'at a distance' wireless charging system

Energous says this is the first FCC certification of "power-at-a-distance wireless charging under Part 18 of the FCC's rules ". This would be a significant improvement over the wireless smartphone chargers now available, which require that the handset is in direct contact with the unit - typically a circular pad - making them only slightly more convenient than a wired charger.

Author: 0 Android One Moto X4 Oreo update rolled out

The Mi A1's highlight is the dual rear camera setup, and there might be some improvements to the camera performance with the Oreo update as well. However, it is important to note that the user tested this using a OnePlus 5T charger and not the bundled charger, which could be the reason for the faster charge time making the discovery questionable.

Research Civilization VI Now Available On IPad For $60
Author: 0 Civilization VI Now Available On IPad For $60

While there are a number of other games that have been put on iPad before like Minecraft or Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic , something as big and graphically intensive as Civilization 6 is something new. Of course Civ VI is rarely $60 on PC anymore, so I wouldn't be surprised to see that launch special become a permanent pricepoint. Purchase the full game to build an empire that stands the test of time! However, the game is now on sale for half off, $29.99.

Research Reliance Jio launches Happy New Year 2018 plan
Author: 0 Reliance Jio launches Happy New Year 2018 plan

Both the plans will offer unlimited calls, SMSes and access to Jio apps which include music, movie, magazine and newspaper services. We look at all the prepaid packs and postpaid plans that offer 1GB of 4G data per day. The ₹509 plan is for those, who requires 2 GB LTE data per day with unlimited incoming and outgoing facility (local and national) (voice and video). Among these, the Rs 399 plan allows 1GB data per day over 70 days, to effectively give 70GB data for the plan duration.