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Facebook to Switch Focus from Ads to People This Year


He added that the idea behind the latest tweak is to enable people to have meaningful interactions when they are on the site. Facebook was founded February 4, 2004 Zuckerberg and his three classmates during the training period at Harvard University. Read More »

Wendy Williams shades the Kardashians on her show


On Wendy Williams' "Hot Topics" the host made Kylie Jenner , whose pregnancy is still a mystery, the focus of her super opinionated talk. The multi-million dollar business woman, who is yet to publicly confirm rumors that she is pregnant with her first child with rapper boyfriend Travis Scott (II ), allegedly "has a big breakfast, big lunch, big dinner and tons of snacks in between". Read More »

Senate Democrats To Force Vote On Net Neutrality


As for the likelihood of the FCC's reversal actually being stopped, that will likely fall to the courts, with big tech companies and a number of advocacy groups now preparing their legal arguments and waiting for the FCC's decision to be formally published in the Federal Register before taking action. Read More »

China's Huawei says flagship smartphone will not be sold by USA carriers


Rumors have been brewing for some time now that Chinese phone maker Huawei will officially make its Mate 10 Pro flagship available in the United States through USA carriers. National security leaders were anxious about potential backdoors being introduced into American telecommunications networks thanks to Huawei equipment, and National Security Agency director Michael Rogers and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey personally spoke to AT&T executives to cancel the ... Read More »

Climate Changes Change Sex Of Great Barrier Reef Turtles


The "pivotal temperature" that creates a 50/50 split of male and female can be passed down from parent to offspring. "With average global temperature predicted to increase 2.6 degrees Celsius by 2100, many sea turtle populations are in danger of high egg mortality and female-only offspring production", said the report . Read More »

LG Announces The World's First 88-inch 8K OLED Display


Having said that, we have few details about the TV right now but we are expecting more information to be shared during the launch event. The product has 33 million pixels (7680 × 4320 pixels), 16 times the resolution of a full HD display (1920 × 1080) and quadruple that of a UHD display (3840 × 2160). Read More »

Unsafe cold will linger into New Year's Day


Temperatures tomorrow will remain at or below 0 all day with a NW wind 5-10 miles per hour creating wind chills of -15 to -25 throughout the day. Wind chills will stay below zero during the day, possibly as cold as -20 at times. Not only a record cold morning, but a record cold high temperature as well. The National Weather Service has highs in the single digits to low teens through Friday, and lows in the single digits below and above zero. Read More »

Oreo update now officially rolling out

According to a report , the Xiaomi Mi A1 will get fast charging support with the upcoming beta build. However, the user also claimed that the same device took exactly 2 hours when it was running on Android Nougat 7.1.2 firmware. The major feature of the smartphone is its dual-camera setup, which has a combination of a 12-megapixel sensor along with f/2.0 aperture, 1.4-micron pixel size, and dual pixel autofocus in addition to an 8-megapixel sensor providing an ultra-wide angle with a ... Read More »

Trump to start process of sending Americans back to moon: White House


Trump's directive orders Nasa instead to "enable human expansion across the solar system ", "lead the return of humans to the moon" and follow that with "human missions to Mars and other destinations". President George W. Bush ordered a moon base to be built and for humans to live there for extended periods. The president said that the U.S. eventually aims to reach Mars and many other "worlds". Read More »

YouTube Will Launch New Music Streaming Service in 2018

Google is hoping that third time's the charm if reports are to be believed that YouTube will be launching a new paid music subscription service by 2018. Yes, the app will fetch the data from YouTube and this is how you will be able to stream out your favourite music videos from this new platform by YouTube . Read More »

John Mayer Hospitalized For Emergency Appendectomy


While the group doesn't now have anything scheduled after its Friday concert until next February, Mayer has a few solo shows lined up for this month. John Mayer has been hospitalised for an emergency appendectomy , his band Dead & Company announced on Twitter. Read More »

HP, Asus announce first Windows 10 ARM PCs


Luckily the Snapdragon Summit in Hawaii has brought good news. HP didn't provide any pricing information for the Envy x2, but it did say that customers can expect to buy it next spring. This is a huge advantage for mobile users, who can simply add these devices to their cellular accounts and receive internet connectivity anywhere in the world, allowing them to simply turn on their device and start working instead of hunting for Wi-Fi hotspots. Read More »

Now No Need To Leave Chats To Play YouTube Videos


Additionally, the company has also made some improvements to the voice recording feature. If you enter into your Apple itunes, a notification has been circulated by WhatsApp saying, "Want to easily record long Voice Messages?" It will also have the ability to lock recording so that users can record a voice message without holding the button down. Read More »

OnePlus 5T to go on sale tomorrow


The trend changed with Android 4.4 Kit Kat which managed to find its way on a lot of models and some of them got upgraded to the versions released after that. It also offers a number of text handling enhancements such as "Auto-fill" and "Smart text selection". As latest reports would have it, OnePlus has finally released the OnePlus 5T handset in India . Read More »

Having a pet dog can lower heart disease risk


They focused on 3.4 million people who had no history of cardiovascular disease in 2001, and followed their health records-as well as whether they registered as a dog owner-for about 12 years. That would be a tough study to pull off since you would have to take a random set of people, give some of them dogs, and see who died first. "These kind of epidemiological studies look for associations in large populations but do not provide answers on whether and how dogs could protect from ... Read More »

Hitman is getting a TV series on Hulu streaming service

If you've played any of IO Interactive's Hitman games, you know how episodic the setup is: Agent 47 and his bald, bar-coded head travel to locations both exotic and mundane - sometimes in creative disguise - and carry out murder assignments that involve espionage at the highest global levels. Read More »

Qualcomm's Board Unanimously Rejects Broadcom Offer

Qualcomm shares rose 0.8 percent, to $65.11, while Broadcom was off by 1 percent, at $262.24 a share, after the rejection announcement. According to a press release from Qualcomm, its board of directors unanimously vetoed the purchase. Steve Mollenkopf, Qualcomm's chief executive, said the California company remains confident about its future. Both semiconductor companies did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Read More »

Scientists: Sheep recognize faces as people

They did this by rewarding the sheep food when they went to the picture of one of celebrities, and not an unfamiliar face. Picking the celebrity earned a sheep a food-pellet reward. A sheep "model" of Huntington's disease has been bred, displaying similar brain and social changes as witnessed in human patients. A celebrity's face would appear on one screen, while a different image appeared on the other. Read More »

Target Stores will close for six hours on Black Friday


In response, Sears and Kmart, which are owned by the same parent company, have been holding aggressive sales before the holiday season. Target has unveiled its Thanksgiving and Black Friday plans. There will also be thousands of "Lightning Deals" - products available at a discount, in limited quantities, for a short period of time - introduced throughout the sale, with new deals becoming available as often as every five minutes. Read More »

RIP Kinect: Microsoft stops manufacturing Xbox and Windows add-on device


While I never used the Kinect camera much myself, I always appreciated the concept of the tech. Microsoft has ended production of Kinect , its motion-tracking games controller. No further units will be produced and only the remaining stock of the units now in stores will be available for sale, though support for the device will continue for customers that now have it for Xbox consoles. Read More »

Albert Einstein's 'secret to happiness' note sells for $1.9m


According to the CEO of Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions, Einstein assumed that the note would someday be worth more than a regular tip. The auction began at $2,000 and a series of bids pushed the price up rapidly until two final bidders competed by phone to own the historic piece. Read More »

Orionid meteor shower: Lack of moonlight makes for excellent viewing conditions


The Orionids have been visible since October 2 but the shower is set to light up the sky this weekend. To see the shower, get as far away from city lights as possible. Darkness is key when trying to watch for meteors . It's the Earth passing through the debris field of Halley's comet, which last passed by our place in space in 1985 and won't return until 2061. Read More »

Microsoft Brings All New Powerful Surface Book 2


That apart, Microsoft also claims that the Surface Book 2 offers "five-times" better graphics performance as opposed to its predecessor and claims that it offers double the power of MacBook Pro. With the Surface Book 2 , long transpacific flights can also be productive ones. The fulcrum hinge holding the base to the display was redesigned to be sturdier, which will hopefully fix the original's screen wobble issue. Read More »

Tesla fires hundreds of employees over bad performance

Workers who spoke to The Mercury News estimated that 400 to 700 employees were fired, although Tesla would not give a number. Tesla has said it is still growing its workforce worldwide. Big Picture: Reports of layoffs at Tesla, plus an analyst's projection steeper losses this year, sent the company's shares down a bit on Monday. Read More »

SNES Classic Mini hack hits Github, kills your social life


A Twitter bot tasked with skimming Japanese trademarks recently stumbled across one from Nintendo that has the Internet talking. Nintendo's nostalgia-fuelled Super NES Classic has been out for less than two weeks, but it's already been hacked to add more games and custom backgrounds. Read More »

Tim's Top 5: Favorite Tom Petty Music Videos


He was found in critical condition at his home in Malibu , California, United States of America on Sunday night after suffering full cardiac arrest . She also revealed that Petty's Heartbreakers bandmates arrived at the hospital before his death, calling them the "sweetest, coolest people ". In a clip available on YouTube, Petty meets with Avraham Rosenblum, leader of a Hasidic band called the Diaspora Yeshiva Band that blended rock and bluegrass with religious lyrics. Read More »

Where To Buy the SNES Classic


So if you're looking to pick one up this Christmas, be prepared to shop around. The console has 21 pre-installed games , 20 of them are classic games like Super Mario World , Donkey Kong and Legend Of Zelda . Here's more on why you need to get these and what you get with them. There are more SNES Classic shipments coming, and Nintendo will continue to make the SNES Classic into next year. Read More »

Texas says DHS wrong, hacker didn't target state


DHS officials believe Wisconsin was targeted based on a variety of sources, including intelligence information that can not be disclosed publicly. "Hacker can't access the City of Richmond's machines through the internet because there is no wireless connection on the voting machines", she said . Read More »