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Tech AMD's 12nm Ryzen 2 Pinnacle Ridge chips are officially launching in April
Author: 0 AMD's 12nm Ryzen 2 Pinnacle Ridge chips are officially launching in April

Second-generation Ryzen CPUs using the 'Zen +' architecture and a 12nm manufacturing process are already being sampled and will begin shipping in April 2018. Lost amid the hoopla surrounding CES 2018 , the much anticipated arrival of AMD's Ryzen platform follow up will be arriving in April of 2018, according to leaked press slides posted over at Videocardz .

Tech Huawei Launches Honor Band A2 Fitness Tracker For 2499
Author: 0 Huawei Launches Honor Band A2 Fitness Tracker For 2499

The launch offer is now available in a detailed manner on the Amazon India platform. This was followed by Honor 6X, Honor 8 Pro, Honor 9i and the recently launched Honor 7X and View 10 . The 2160 x 1080 5.93-inch display is as good as you'll find on any phone at this price point, and while you shouldn't expect breakneck performance from the Kirin 659 processor , you'll generally be getting a phone that looks and feels entirely at home in 2018.

Tech Fired engineer who wrote sexist manifesto sues Google
Author: 0 Fired engineer who wrote sexist manifesto sues Google

James Damore's class action lawsuit , filed January 8 with the Santa Clara Superior Court in California, alleges that employees who fit that description were "singled out, mistreated, and systematically punished and terminated from Google".

Tech Nvidia's GeForce Experience update standardizes post-processing
Author: 0 Nvidia's GeForce Experience update standardizes post-processing

The PC Gaming channel is presented by Intel's Game Dev program. Nvidia Freestyle is available now through the GeForce Experience Beta . The public beta is now available in North America and Europe, and you can see the full list of compatible games - which includes PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , Fortnite , Hearthstone , Call of Duty: WWII , Battlefront II and over a hundred others - right here on Nvidia's website .

Tech Android Pay, Google Wallet, merge into single brand: Google Pay
Author: 0 Android Pay, Google Wallet, merge into single brand: Google Pay

To commemorate the launch, Fandango and Google are offering $5 off movie ticket orders to fans using Google Pay on the Fandango Android app and entering the promo code, "GooglePay2018". "We look forward to working with Google as they grow this exciting new payment platform". Google's revamped mobile payment service has arrived, now called Google Pay .

Author: 0 These Acer PCs will get Amazon Alexa starting from Q1 2018

This year's CES 2018 event has only just started but we've already witnessed some exciting surprises, the latest being Acer and Asus announcing that they're bringing support for Amazon's Alexa voice assistant to their laptops. The announcement was made during the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show ( CES ) in Las Vegas. Users control Alexa using their voices, and activate her using a wake word - "Alexa".

Tech DJI Osmo Mobile 2, Ronin-S Camera Stabilisers Launched at CES 2018
Author: 0 DJI Osmo Mobile 2, Ronin-S Camera Stabilisers Launched at CES 2018

The first product to launch in the coming month is the Osmo Mobile 2. The stabilizer will also come with built-in control buttons that will let users control the camera and gimbal, and allow users to toggle between various features. There's also a new zoom slider on the stabilisers handle to allow videographers to get the shot they want. Setup promises to be simple, too. A new Push mode that lets you adjust the pan and axis tilt by hand.

Tech F-150 diesel to get 30 mpg, Ford says
Author: 0 F-150 diesel to get 30 mpg, Ford says

The 3.0-liter V6 diesel will naturally be used with Ford's new 10-speed automatic transmission specifically reworked for the new engine, the engineers looking to extract the best power and torque at low rpms, mixing it with fuel efficiency and standard start/stop technology.

Tech Sony announces Xperia XA2 Ultra, Xperia XA2 and Xperia L2 phones
Author: 0 Sony announces Xperia XA2 Ultra, Xperia XA2 and Xperia L2 phones

However, both models allow storage expansion up to 256GB via microSD card. The front camera, though, sees the addition of a wider 120-degree sensor, which should be able to squeeze in more faces into the composition. There is a 16MP primary camera with OIS and an 8MP secondary camera with wide-angle lens. The Xperia L2 will arrive slightly earlier, in late January - but it misses out on Oreo, shipping with the older Android 7.1.1 Nougat instead.

Tech LG unveils new projector that beams 150-inch 4K display
Author: 0 LG unveils new projector that beams 150-inch 4K display

LG's HU80KA 4K UHD projector goes anywhere. It's a full Ultra High Definition projector that's capable of outputting 4K images to a wall, and it comes in a "compact, lovely design" as well, as LG announced in a press release this Friday, Jan.

Tech LG Display has made a 65-inch rollable OLED
Author: 0 LG Display has made a 65-inch rollable OLED

One of Microsoft's hopes these days is that users will upgrade to the new 4K TVs in the future in order to be able to take advantage of the new exciting Xbox One X console. Total OLED TV shipments from January through November 2017 surpassed 1.3 million units. TV makers such as LG and Samsung have been experimenting with bendable TVs for quite some time.

Tech Golden Globes: Sam Rockwell Wins Best Supporting Actor for 'Three Billboards'
Author: 0 Golden Globes: Sam Rockwell Wins Best Supporting Actor for 'Three Billboards'

McDonagh wrote and directed the dark comedy-drama, which stars Frances McDormand as a mother who publicly calls out the local police department when they fail to solve her daughter's rape and murder. "Their time is up", Winfrey said. "I think there was a collective feeling that it wouldn't be business as usual". "I keep my politics private but it was really great to be in this room tonight and to be part of the tectonic shift in our industry's power structure", said McDormand, accepting her ...

Tech Samsung's The Wall Is A 146 Inch Modular TV
Author: 0 Samsung's The Wall Is A 146 Inch Modular TV

Samsung Electronics today introduced "The Wall" - the world's first consumer modular MicroLED 146-inch TV - at its annual First Look CES event. Touted as the world's first modular TV, Samsung says Micro LEDs opens the door to creating TVs in any resolution with any aspect ratio you want.

Tech One Google Home Device Is Sold Every Second: Google
Author: 0 One Google Home Device Is Sold Every Second: Google

In fact, there will be a " Google Assistant Playground" to show off "new integrations, devices, and the newest ways you can use your Assistant". Google chose to brag a little bit about the success of its Home speakers today with a blog post claiming it sold "more than one.

Tech All Macs, iPhones, iPads affected by major chip flaws, says Apple
Author: 0 All Macs, iPhones, iPads affected by major chip flaws, says Apple

In the meantime, criminal actors and nation states could further develop the Spectre vulnerability, making attacks easier to execute. Malicious programmes could exploit these flaws "to get hold of secrets stored in the memory of other running programmes", the researchers said.

Tech Giant Tuna sells for $632000 at Tokyo Auction
Author: 0 Giant Tuna sells for $632000 at Tokyo Auction

A bell was rung shortly after 5:30 AM, prompting dealers to start bidding on frozen tuna. A bluefin tuna, with a weight of 405 kg, was sold for about 36,500,000 yen (about 320,000 U.S. Had it not been the first sale of the year, the Tuna had been sold for less than 10,000 yen per kilo. But in recent years the antiquated facility has prompted its users, such as seafood wholesalers, to voice concerns about its quake resistance, sanitation and fire safety, as well as the structure's use of ...

Author: 0 Apple users: Learn how to protect your device against security flaws

Meltdown affects computers that use Intel chips, while Spectre affects computers and smartphones built on Advanced Micro Devices ( AMD ) and ARM processors. The good news is that some patches have already rolled out, but the bad news is that because so many companies are involved-from chip manufacturers to PC makers to operating system companies-figuring out if your computer is fully protected isn't straightforward.

Tech CAF Awards : Wydad named club of the year
Author: 0 CAF Awards : Wydad named club of the year

The two categories were removed in December despite 10 players and six referees being shortlisted for the awards earlier. On the eve of the ceremony in Accra, Ahmad insisted both categories were dropped to promote strong competition and avoid corruption.

Author: 0 Vanguard REIT ETF (VNQ) Rises 0.02% for Jan 5

Deep diving into the technical levels for U.S. Bancorp (USB), we note that the equity now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 150.07. The ETF is -2.66% of its 52-Week High and 20.36% of its low, and is now having ATR of 0.75. ADX is charted as a line with values ranging from 0 to 100. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 130,567 shares of the company's stock valued at $30,455,000 after buying an additional 3,295 shares during the period.

Author: 0 Switch Sales On Point - Nintendo Switch Declared the Fastest Selling Console

The Switch has sold 4.8 million units in the United States in its first 10 months on the market, beating the previous all-time best seller - Nintendo's Wii - which sold 4 million USA units in the first 10 months following its release. Twenty percent of Switch players have even purchased Splatoon 2 , helping the game to keep a substantial base of online players since it launched last July.

Author: 0 'Security flaws' in computer chips built by Intel and rivals

Intel believes these exploits do not have the potential to corrupt, modify or delete data. Along with impacting personal computing devices, the exploit also hurts servers in data centers, like Amazon's cloud service. Some software updates had already been issued that addressed the flaw, including from Google , Microsoft and Apple . Nigel Houlden, the head of technology at the Information Commissioner's Office, said: "We are aware of reports detailing potentially significant ...

Tech '@Jack is #complicit': Group attacks Twittter over Trump tweets
Author: 0 '@Jack is #complicit': Group attacks Twittter over Trump tweets

The group called Resistance SF accused Dorsey of "endangering the world" and violating its own rules by not banning Trump. Implied threats of military action, by the way, are a foundation of worldwide relations: It's called deterrence, and in defter hands than Trump's it can be an effective peacekeeping strategy.

Tech Markets race to record highs on fund inflows, global leads
Author: 0 Markets race to record highs on fund inflows, global leads

The BSE Sensex surged over 184 points to close at its lifetime high of 34,153.85, while the broader NSE Nifty ended at record 10,558.85. Sensex was up 141 points at 34,111 while the broader Nifty was at 10,538, up 33 points. Shares of Reliance Communications continued their upward march for yet another session, soaring 19.51 per cent to Rs 37 after reports that Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio will acquire mobile business assets including spectrum, mobile towers and optical fibre network ...