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Tech It's official, Amazon's Echo speakers hit Australia in Feb
Author: 0 It's official, Amazon's Echo speakers hit Australia in Feb

Australian diners can now make restaurant reservations without picking up the phone, thanks to a new partnership between Dimmi and Amazon's smart assistant Alexa. The online employment service said it had launched a trio of skills for Alexa. For the unaware, Amazon's Music Unlimited program features "more than 45 million songs and hundreds of playlists" from a number of popular global artists as well as several artists local to both countries including Courtney Barnett and Sia.

Tech Netanyahu: Partnership between Israel & India is doing wonders
Author: 0 Netanyahu: Partnership between Israel & India is doing wonders

Innovation doesn't happen by itself. We in Israel are seizing the future, and you in India are seizing the future. An Indian diplomat, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss confidential talks, said India is taking a renewed look at all its free trade accords, complicating the negotiations with Israel.

Tech Nintendo to launch DIY cardboard toys for the Switch
Author: 0 Nintendo to launch DIY cardboard toys for the Switch

When the keys are played, musical notes are heard from the console. " Nintendo Labo continues our longstanding mission of making people smile by surprising them with new experiences", said Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America's President and COO.

Tech Snow warning issued by Met Office
Author: 0 Snow warning issued by Met Office

The warning comes as an Atlantic depression is set to bring scattered snow showers to northern parts of the country. Borders Council said that all schools in the Borders would be closed today following heavy snow yesterday and overnight.

Tech Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Bring its Overseas 'Cash Pile' Home
Author: 0 Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Bring its Overseas 'Cash Pile' Home

Apple did not explicitly say it aims to reduce spending on third-party cloud providers, and declined comment on that aspect of Wednesday's news. Apple has not openly solicited bids or tax breaks, but history suggests it will reap many such financial perks .

Tech Pope Francis meets Chile sex abuse victims; 'cries with them'
Author: 0 Pope Francis meets Chile sex abuse victims; 'cries with them'

One of the inmates chosen to speak for all, Janeth Zurita Interna, said she wanted to publicly apologize for her crimes and ask for mercy for the children who are growing up in prison with their mothers. Many of them were singing, cheering, and holding signs written in the native language of the Mapuche people, Mapudungun. There are two types of violence that threaten unity.

Tech Detroit Motor Show: Ford electric SUV to wear 'Mach 1' badge
Author: 0 Detroit Motor Show: Ford electric SUV to wear 'Mach 1' badge

The company announced twelve months ago, at CES 2017, that it would be bringing out electric versions of numerous mainstream models from its line-up, including an electrified Mustang and an autonomous electric ride-sharing auto. At the time, the auto maker announced that Sherif Marakby, its vice-president of autonomous vehicles and electrification and a Ford veteran who first joined the company in 1990, would lead the team.

Tech Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition and PC version out this March
Author: 0 Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition and PC version out this March

A new map called Insomnia City Ruins will be available for players to explore. With it, once you collect the 13 royal arms , you can then access a more action-oriented for the Armiger. Obviously, PC players never got their chance and the game is sure to look good with graphical boosts and higher resolutions, but console players might not feel the pull as much.

Tech Homeland Security Secretary Questioned On False Missile Alert
Author: 0 Homeland Security Secretary Questioned On False Missile Alert

After Booker's parents tried to put a bid on a home and were turned down because they were black, a white couple made an offer that was accepted and then Booker's father showed up at the closing with a housing attorney. If that is the final count, that represents just under 1 percent of the 402 foreign-born individuals convicted of terror-related charges, casting doubt on the need to end the diversity lotto or "chain migration" to bolster national security.

Tech The Hidden Ones joins Assassin's Creed Origins next week
Author: 0 The Hidden Ones joins Assassin's Creed Origins next week

Players will take on iconic pharaohs of the past as well as Egyptian beasts. Players can continue their journey through Ancient Egypt with a wide variety of content, including several hours of new storyline expansions and quests, timed events and customisation items.

Tech Amazon Echo Spot Smart Clock: All You Need To Know
Author: 0 Amazon Echo Spot Smart Clock: All You Need To Know

Amazon is bringing another Echo smart home device to the United Kingdom, this time in the shape of the alarm clock-inspired Echo Spot . Amazon hasn't revealed the specs for the Echo Spot's camera, but we've reached out for confirmation.

Tech Hyundai's new Veloster gets meaner look
Author: 0 Hyundai's new Veloster gets meaner look

The optional 19-inch wheels are shod with 235-sectional Pirelli P Zeros. The back end is completely revised, with a new shape to the roofline, hatchback and now-standard LED taillights. It's also more tech-infused than ever. This system uses wheel-speed sensors and Electronic Stability Control algorithms to correctly brake and focus on the inside front wheel during aggressive cornering, Hyundai reports.

Tech Zuckerberg aims to save Facebook from itself
Author: 0 Zuckerberg aims to save Facebook from itself

Readers loyally pay for news they can trust and will be forced to get it directly from those trusted source, rather than third parties". Last week Zuckerberg said he would change the user engagement on Facebook where users will instead see prioritised posts from family and friends, instead of advertising content from publishers and brands.

Tech Google's Arts & Culture App Helps You Find Your Art Doppelgänger
Author: 0 Google's Arts & Culture App Helps You Find Your Art Doppelgänger

The Google Arts and Culture app is over two years old, but it's suddenly taken the smartphone world by storm, thanks to the discovery of a quietly added update - a selfie feature. Google uses computer vision technology to compare your selfie to thousands of historical artworks provided by its partner museums to see if any look like you.

Tech 'The World Ends With You' Will Be Launching On The Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 'The World Ends With You' Will Be Launching On The Nintendo Switch

The 2013 game Payday 2is also coming to the Switch on February 27th, complete with online cooperative gameplay. Kirby Star Allies will show off new copy abilities like the artist ability and spider ability. From March 23rd Blastoise will be added as a playable Pokémon, while Mew and Celebi will be support Pokémon. Previous Mario Tennis games made it very obvious what type of shot your opponents played, so hopefully this game presents a bit more of a challenge.

Tech African Union demands apology from Trump over 'shithole' remarks
Author: 0 African Union demands apology from Trump over 'shithole' remarks

The comment "truly flies in the face of accepted behaviour and practice", said Ebba Kalondo, spokeswoman for AU chief Moussa Faki. The organization said in a statement: "There is a huge misunderstanding of the African continent and its people by the current Administration".

Tech Privacy: WhatsApp's group messages might not be as secure as you think
Author: 0 Privacy: WhatsApp's group messages might not be as secure as you think

A group of German security researchers has concluded that WhatsApp group chats might not be so secure and can easily be infiltrated without permission of the group admin. WhatsApp has launched a feature in its beta version that will let users switch to video calls from voice calls at the touch of a button. "It's why we collect very little information and all messages sent on WhatsApp are end-to-end encrypted ", the spokesperson added.

Tech Jio Vs Airtel Vs Vodafone
Author: 0 Jio Vs Airtel Vs Vodafone

The 449 prepaid plan of Jio now offers 91GB data with a validity of 91 days. 2GB, 3GB & 5GB Packs of Jio - Looking for a 2GB daily data pack with free calls then Jio 299 plan is best. According to a tweet by the official BSNL handle, the offer is applicable only for new BSNL data subscribers with 3G capable GSM smartphones. The company has extended its validity from 84 days to 91 days.

Tech LG unveils radical 65inch TV you can roll up like a poster
Author: 0 LG unveils radical 65inch TV you can roll up like a poster

The futuristic television is a high-definition resolution display that can be rolled up and hidden when not in use. The rollable screen, which tucks away into a rectangular box similar to a soundbar when you want to declutter your living room, is just a prototype with no plans to hit the market anytime soon.

Author: 0 CES Loses Power For 2 Hours, Maybe Make Electronics For That?

Without power, most of the companies exhibiting their new technologies on the show were not able to do anything during the blackout. 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.

Tech Xbox One Outsold PS4 In December 2017, Says Xbox Marketing Head
Author: 0 Xbox One Outsold PS4 In December 2017, Says Xbox Marketing Head

The sales data further revealed that the Nintendo Switch was the top-selling console for many months in 2017, showing just how far that Nintendo has come from its abysmal Wii U days. According to Greenberg, Xbox One had the best console share in United States of America for the month of December. While the Xbox One didn't take top honors, they did beat out their chief rival, the PS4.

Tech OnePlus 6: What to expect from the next OnePlus flagship
Author: 0 OnePlus 6: What to expect from the next OnePlus flagship

CEO, Pete Lau , said that the company may stop selling exclusively through its website in favour of using local networks to distribute the handsets as other manufacturers do. We've reached to OnePlus to see if the company is in talks with Canadian carriers and OnePlus has declined to comment. This was expected news as OnePlus users Qualcomm's flagship chip every year on their smartphones, and that's not going to change for a while.