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Research Say goodbye to Android Pay and hello to Google Pay
Author: 0 Say goodbye to Android Pay and hello to Google Pay

It also makes it a lot easier to access all of your loyalty cards and view recent transactions. Google said it's working with partners so that users will be able to use Google Pay to buy goods online through websites or using Google Assistant, in addition to in stores with a smartphone.

Research Samsung Starts Production Of World's Largest SSD With 30TB Storage
Author: 0 Samsung Starts Production Of World's Largest SSD With 30TB Storage

Samsung's new solid state drive ( SSD ) could eat 120 of those iPhones for breakfast. SAMSUNG HAS raised the bar again with a Solid State Disc (SSD) drive that crams a massive 30TB of storage into a standard format. This is notably the first time when an SSD has included a TSV-applied DRAM. What's more is that with the SSD Samsung is offering a warranty of five years.

Research Vodafone launches Rs 158 plan with 28GB data, unlimited calls
Author: 0 Vodafone launches Rs 158 plan with 28GB data, unlimited calls

This Vodafone prepaid recharge plan also offers Local + STD unlimited voice calls for 90 Days. According to the report, this plan is similar to that of Idea Cellular's Rs 93 plan, but it offers benefits for ten days, while the Rs 109 plan offers the same benefits for 14 days.

Research Watch 2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars live stream online
Author: 0 Watch 2018 Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars live stream online

He'll also play in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge on Saturday . Team World went 23-56 from behind the arc, which ended up being the big difference in the game. The sharpshooter is averaging 11.5 points as a rookie with the Kings this year and has become a vital contributor to their team. "For the first 36, 37 minutes of the game, it was more competitive than it has been", said Houston Rockets assistant Roy Rogers, who coached Team USA.

Research Sonos One Can Leave White Marks on Some Wood Furniture as Well
Author: 0 Sonos One Can Leave White Marks on Some Wood Furniture as Well

Other surfaces like glass aren't affected. Product reviews published by the Wirecutter , as well as Pocket-Lint, first raised the issue in their reviews of the Apple HomePod . Review site Pocket-lint also reported the same issue. If they don't, it suggests refinishing the furniture or "try cleaning the surface with the manufacturer's suggested oiling method".

Research Google's Project Fi Now Offers Data Coverage in more than 170 Countries
Author: 0 Google's Project Fi Now Offers Data Coverage in more than 170 Countries

First off, Project Fi is now available to use in 37 additional countries - meaning that subscribers now have full coverage in over 170 different markets. Being able to determine if a country you are visiting is supported by Project Fi is important, as it can help with planning. Of course, that's not to say that there's zero risk of runaway charges while using Project Fi overseas.

Research How a single character could make your Apple device crash
Author: 0 How a single character could make your Apple device crash

We've also tested the bug on third-party apps like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Gmail, and Outlook for iOS and found that these apps can become disabled once a message is received. One workaround for the bug is for a user to have someone else send a new message and then delete the text that contained the Telugu character, the Verge reported.

Research Trump Administration Thinking About Privatizing International Space Station
Author: 0 Trump Administration Thinking About Privatizing International Space Station

His company's plan is to attach its own compartments to the existing International Space Station and, once the decision is made to dismantle the complex, detach its segment and continue orbiting on its own. The end of federal funding for the ISS would not necessarily mean the end of the station, or at least some parts of it, according to the document. The Space Shuttle program eventually came to an end under Barack Obama's presidency - which Mr Trump was not pleased about at the time.

Research Facebook is Not Cool Any More
Author: 0 Facebook is Not Cool Any More

The research firm said it expected the first-ever decline in the 18-24 age group in the United States, a drop of 5.8 per cent this year. eMarketer principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson said: " Snapchat could eventually experience more growth in older age groups, since it's redesigning its platform to be easier to use".

Research Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Launched in India; Know Specification, Price
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Launched in India; Know Specification, Price

While the Redmi Note 5 is the same Redmi 5 Plus launched in China, the Redmi Note 5 Pro is a completely new device. At this point the same is not available but the company says face detection will be offered over OTA by end of March. The new smartphone features a 5.99-inch FHD+ (2160x1080) display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved Glass and Corning Gorilla Glass for protection.

Research Astronomers Spot Elon Musk's Tesla Flying Through Space After Launch
Author: 0 Astronomers Spot Elon Musk's Tesla Flying Through Space After Launch

They've developed two series of the special discs; one resides in Musk's personal library, and the other is now rocketing through space in a car's glovebox. SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket soars into space on February 6, 2018 after a successful debut launch from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Research NASA spacecraft captures farthest images away from Earth
Author: 0 NASA spacecraft captures farthest images away from Earth

These December 2017 false-colour images of Kupier-Edgeworth Belt objects 2012 HZ84 (left) and 2012 HE85 are, for now, the farthest from Earth ever captured by a spacecraft. Now, it's zipping along at more than 700,000 miles (1.1 million kilometers) each day - moving farther and farther out into our solar system . It finished its primary mission with the Pluto flyby in 2015 and is now on an extended mission to explore the Kuiper Belt, helping the USA to complete its reconnaissance of our ...

Research Activision stock rises after revenue beat
Author: 0 Activision stock rises after revenue beat

Jlb & Associates Inc who had been investing in Abbvie for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $173.18B market cap company. ( ATVI ) traded up $0.59 on Wednesday, hitting $70.29. It was reported on Feb, 5 by Barchart.com. Peak6 Investments LP accumulated 0.03% or 105,082 shares. Wellington Mngmt Grp Inc Ltd Liability Partnership holds 2.47 million shares.

Research Facebook Takes Cue From Reddit By Testing a Downvote Button
Author: 0 Facebook Takes Cue From Reddit By Testing a Downvote Button

The test is reportedly only running for 5% of Android users in the USA, and while there are no plans to expand it further, it may eventually become a part of Facebook's commenting furniture. presidential election - and cyber bullying will not be tolerated. " Facebook users aged 30 to 44 are the happiest about the change with 73% of them approving of the new icons, while those under 30 or over the age of 65 are the least happy about the change (58%)", YouGov Omnibus said.

Research Florida Man's Apple AirPod Started Smoking, Blew Up, He Says
Author: 0 Florida Man's Apple AirPod Started Smoking, Blew Up, He Says

Shocked, Colon removed the AirPods from his ears, placed them on a piece of gym equipment and rushed to get help. It was already popped. "I didn't see it happen, but I mean, it was already fried", he told WFLA . The fact that the AirPods exploded is a major problem for Apple , as it suggests a problem with the manufacturing that could become disastrous if it ended up being a widespread problem.

Research Small asteroid will pass very close to Earth on Friday
Author: 0 Small asteroid will pass very close to Earth on Friday

Getty Asteroid 2018 CB will come close to Earth tonightHow can you watch the Asteroid 2018 CB live stream? A recently discovered asteroid was due to zip within 39,000 thousand miles (64,000 km) of Earth on Friday, marking the second space rock to pass within the orbit of the moon this week, according to NASA scientists.

Research Galaxy S8 Oreo update arrives just ahead of S9
Author: 0 Galaxy S8 Oreo update arrives just ahead of S9

This would be a big update, since most users have been waiting for Oreo for quite some time. As always, you can check for updates through the Settings app on your phone. If you have either Galaxy S8 handset, you can manually check for software updates right now. It also brings February Month's Security Patch to your device with all bug fixes and other system improvements as well.

Research My Nintendo Gold Points can soon be spent on the Switch eShop
Author: 0 My Nintendo Gold Points can soon be spent on the Switch eShop

Regular digital buyers are about to get a boost from My Nintendo . Once the new Gold Points update rolls around, players can then use their collected Gold Points on an "eligible digital purchase" for the Switch , which includes "games and DLC" from the Nintendo eShop, Nintendo's USA page reports.

Research Britain's Cheddar Man: darkish, blue-eyed, 10000 years previous
Author: 0 Britain's Cheddar Man: darkish, blue-eyed, 10000 years previous

But an unprecedented examination of his DNA, along with a facial reconstruction of the fossil, shows the young man would have had a darker complexion than previously thought, along with blue eyes and dark, curly hair. The genetic material was remarkably well preserved, which the team attributes to the fact that Cheddar Man was in a cave for so long. The discovery of Cheddar Man's dark skin shows "that these imaginary racial categories that we have are really very modern constructions, ...

Research Google considering a game streaming service, console hardware
Author: 0 Google considering a game streaming service, console hardware

The project is called " Yeti ", and it was originally scheduled for a launch in late 2017. A wild report from The Information (subscription required) claims Google is working on a subscription-based gaming streaming service, delivered either over Google's Chromecast devices or via a totally new Google-made gaming console.

Research New Emoji Coming to iOS Devices Later This Year
Author: 0 New Emoji Coming to iOS Devices Later This Year

On Wednesday, The Unicode Consortium released Emoji 11.0, which includes a finalized list of 157 new emojis. Apple, among other companies, uses the Unicode Emoji standard for its various operating systems, like iOS and macOS. In September, the independent senator sent a letter to the California-based Unicode Consortium pressing for the emoji, highlighting the crustacean's economic and cultural value to Maine.

Research Elon Musk's SpaceX Falcon Heavy Test Flight Is a Success
Author: 0 Elon Musk's SpaceX Falcon Heavy Test Flight Is a Success

The pioneering rocket firm just pulled off the unexpected and carried out what appears to be a seamless first-ever launch of its massive new rocket, called Falcon Heavy . They burst into celebrations once it had achieved a successful launch, with 100,000 spectators also watching what was one of the most anticipated rocket launches in the past few years.

Research 20 found HIV+ as quack treats them with same needle
Author: 0 20 found HIV+ as quack treats them with same needle

Chaudhary said , "Seeing the high number cases, the health department constituted a two-member committee which visited various settlements of Bangarmau to investigate the reasons behind the spike". Twenty-one cases of the virus were confirmed during government-organized screening camps at the end of January, according to Choudhary. A case has been registered against the quack at Bangarmau police station, the CMO said.

Research Teaser Implies Xiaomi Redmi 5 to Launch in India on February 14
Author: 0 Teaser Implies Xiaomi Redmi 5 to Launch in India on February 14

The MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM update was announced alongside the launch of the Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Plus smartphones in India in November previous year and was released thereafter. Optics wise, the device sports a 12MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and a 5MP front shooter. Both the devices include a MicroSD card slot for further expansion of storage.

Research Russian spy chief met U.S. officials in United States last week
Author: 0 Russian spy chief met U.S. officials in United States last week

Naryshkin is among the senior Russian defense and intelligence officials who had previously been sanctioned by the Obama administration in 2014 in retaliation for Russian's invasion of Ukraine. CAATSA - or the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act - is a law signed by Trump in August that imposed sanctions on Russia , Iran, and North Korea.

Research IPhone battery glitch spurs two federal probes
Author: 0 IPhone battery glitch spurs two federal probes

Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission were investigating how investors have been affected by Apple's handling of the situation. Apple suggested that " About a year ago, we delivered a software update that improves power management during peak workloads to avoid unexpected shutdowns on certain iPhones with older batteries ".

Research Spotify Tests Free Stations App for Leanback Listening
Author: 0 Spotify Tests Free Stations App for Leanback Listening

This pretty much has become staple with all streaming services, and it's least surprising the same is also included with Stations . For those who can try Stations , it's designed around big font and individual playlists, all created to build around your preferences without any real user interaction beyond select the playlist.

Author: 0 PS4 boosted in Japan after strong Monster Hunter debut

In other news, Street Fighter V and Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite have shipped only 100k units worldwide in Capcom's 3rd Quarter FY3/2018. With so many menus and systems to navigate, missing PvP multiplayer in Monster Hunter: World would be easy, and we're here to help.

Research Monster Hunter World is the Fastest Selling Entry in the Franchise
Author: 0 Monster Hunter World is the Fastest Selling Entry in the Franchise

Downes is Director of The Centre for Fortean Zoology and has a history of examining mystery creatures, weird and aberrant animal behaviour and zoo form paranormal entities. Problems affecting the game's online components haven't been exclusive to the Xbox One though with those on the PlayStation 4 experiencing their own issues, but the previous betas being exclusive to the PS4 left Xbox One players wondering if at least some of this could've been avoided.

Research Moon to put up a super celestial show today
Author: 0 Moon to put up a super celestial show today

Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory", NASA said in a statement . NASA will be live-streaming the trifecta for those outside the USA, where stargazers on the west coast will get the best view. As NASA explains, the super blue blood moon is made up of three special lunar events that rarely occur on the same day. Totality ends at 6:07 a.m.

Research SpaceX Feb. 6 Falcon Heavy launch will be huge
Author: 0 SpaceX Feb. 6 Falcon Heavy launch will be huge

There will be at least one significant payload aboard, however: Musk's cherry-red Tesla Roadster sports auto, which is meant to be sent into a widely looping orbit stretching out as far as Mars. "I love the thought of a auto drifting apparently endlessly through space and perhaps being discovered by an alien race millions of years in the future", Musk wrote.

Research Lunar eclipse on January 31 to be partly visible in Ottawa
Author: 0 Lunar eclipse on January 31 to be partly visible in Ottawa

So, on Wednesday, you'll have the opportunity to view a " Super Blue Blood Moon ", something that hasn't happened since 1866. The partial eclipse begins at 5:48 a.m. So, there you have it: a blood moon , a super moon , and a blue moon all at once. A blue moon normally occurs about every 2-1/2 years. On Wednesday, parts of the USA will get to view a very special lunar eclipse .

Research US President Donald Trump Sends Message to African Leaders Following
Author: 0 US President Donald Trump Sends Message to African Leaders Following "Shithole" Remarks

The 55-nation African Union chaired by Kagame demanded an apology, although Trump had denied making the remark as relayed by USA lawmakers that were present at the meeting. In the letter, Trump also offered his "best wishes for a successful summit", and noted that his administration is committed to ensuring "free, fair and reciprocal trade" with African nations, while working to "safeguard legal immigration", according to NBC News.

Research How to get Horizon Zero Dawn's Aloy armour, weapon from event quest
Author: 0 How to get Horizon Zero Dawn's Aloy armour, weapon from event quest

The Monster Hunter series is making its first foray onto current generation consoles, with MH: World becoming the first to be released simultaneously across the world. How, you ask? Well, take a look below... You'll be tasked with defeating against 8 Barnos in the arena . Slaying monsters bestows materials upon the hunters so they can craft strong armour and weapons which feature unique abilities based on the monster from which they were obtained.

Research Destiny 2 Iron Banner Patch Adds New Armor, Raid Rewards
Author: 0 Destiny 2 Iron Banner Patch Adds New Armor, Raid Rewards

These special buffs - which are broader (and thus, more useful) than the situational perks that the game now offers - show up on new legendary mods. Raid armor now drops with perks that function on the Leviathan; these appear on mods that are selectable on both new drops and existing Raid armor pieces you may alread have in your inventory.

Research Sonos bundle offer 2 Alexa-powered speakers at a discount
Author: 0 Sonos bundle offer 2 Alexa-powered speakers at a discount

That way, although Sonos' smart speakers may not support Siri , you should still be able to link them into a HomePod multi-room configuration and have the same tracks play ubiquitously. Apple notes that the HomePod outperforms the stringent requirements of the ENERGY STAR Program Requirements for Audio/Video Version 3.0, consuming 50 percent less than the allowable energy for low power mode.

Research Intel earnings expected to weather the Meltdown and Spectre
Author: 0 Intel earnings expected to weather the Meltdown and Spectre

However, one thing that caught the attention was Intel's assurance to fix the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities in its chips with a hardware solution. Realistically the problems aren't going to be a big issue for most of us PC gamers, unless we like to run the odd data centre and rely heavily on virtualisation.

Research Expert tips on how to watch, photograph Wednesday's super blue blood moon
Author: 0 Expert tips on how to watch, photograph Wednesday's super blue blood moon

The full moon on that date happens to be the second full moon of the month, or a blue moon . Drum roll, please: according to Forbes magazine , blue moons make up about 3 percent of all full moons, supermoons are approximately 25 percent of all full moons, and total lunar eclipses occur during 5.6 percent of full moons.

Research SpaceX will reportedly launch its Falcon Heavy rocket on February 6th
Author: 0 SpaceX will reportedly launch its Falcon Heavy rocket on February 6th

The company CEO tweeted yesterday: " Falcon Heavy hold-down firing this morning was good". "Launching in a week or so". Falcon Heavy will generate over five million pounds of thrust at lift-off via three Falcon 9 nine-engine cores containing 27 Merlin engines that are configured with eight engines surrounding one centre engine on each core.

Research Coral reefs get sick from plastic waste
Author: 0 Coral reefs get sick from plastic waste

Coral reefs are responsible for yearly $375 billion in goods and services related to fishing, tourism, and coastal protection . "We examined more than 120,000 corals, both plastic-free and with plastic present, on 159 reefs from Indonesia, Australia , Myanmar and Thailand ", said lead researcher Joleah Lamb, a postdoctoral research fellow at Cornell University in NY.

Research Ex-military chief's presidential bid incitement against military - Army
Author: 0 Ex-military chief's presidential bid incitement against military - Army

On Tuesday, however, a televised army statement read: "The Egyptian Armed Forces can not ignore that Anan has committed legal violations that constitute a serious breach of army regulations". Anan's arrest came a week after he announced his presidential aspirations on his official Facebook page, promising reform. Amnesty International said on Wednesday this was a "brazen attack" on freedom of expression and political participation.

Research Snapchat Redesign: How To Share A Story Outside Of The App
Author: 0 Snapchat Redesign: How To Share A Story Outside Of The App

That's a departure from past approaches where Snap worked to distance the key product from rival offerings. Search Stories is another way to access public, user-generated snaps by searching keywords, and Snap says those will be available on the web for 30 days, just like Official Stories .

Research God of War Release Date Confirmed
Author: 0 God of War Release Date Confirmed

God of War , the eighth game in the series, is due out on April 20 (same day as Nintendo Labo ). Check it out below. People will be able to pick up the game on April 20 , 2018. Barlog doesn't mince words, focusing mainly on important release information for God of War . Finally, we come to the Digital Deluxe Edition , which will run $70 and includes all of the digital items in the Collector's and Steel Mason Editions.

Research Goodbye MacBook Air? Rumors Swirl About 13-Inch MacBook
Author: 0 Goodbye MacBook Air? Rumors Swirl About 13-Inch MacBook

Hot on the heels of the latest MacBook Air rumors , Best Buy is slashing the price of Apple's entry-level MacBook Air line. But past year the 13-inch MacBook Air, the only remaining Air model, got a minor hike in specification, notably with newer Intel processors.

Research Smartphone Battery Explodes After Man Inexplicably Bites Into It
Author: 0 Smartphone Battery Explodes After Man Inexplicably Bites Into It

It is unclear why the man made a decision to chew on the battery. There has been an influx of iPhone customers wanting to replace their batteries after Apple announced that it was throttling iPhone performance and lowering the price of its battery replacement to $29 for 2018.

Research Intel halts chip flaw fix due to problem with patches
Author: 0 Intel halts chip flaw fix due to problem with patches

Intel has a patching problem. Shenoy's announcement on Monday offered no mention, as he had explained in his earlier January 17 post , that other processors also are affected by the reboot problems, namely "Ivy Bridge-, Sandy Bridge-, Skylake-, and Kaby Lake-based platforms".