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Apple delays HomePod until 2018

Apple delays HomePod until 2018 But the Cupertino, CA-based Apple says the device needs a little more tinkering. "We'll start shipping in the U.S., United Kingdom and Australia in early 2018", Apple said in a statement Friday . It's also possible-and I think more likely-Apple is having a tough time overcoming design issues. Siri hasn't been able to keep up with other assistants like Alexa and Google Assistant. [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5T launched: Here's everything you should know about it

OnePlus 5T launched: Here's everything you should know about it The phone wil be available in India on oneplusstore.in and amazon.in, as well as offline through select Croma stores. The open sale, says OnePlus, will start from November 28. It also uses the same 3,300mAh battery with "Dash Charge" support as the OnePlus 5 , which the company claims will last all day on a single charge. [Full Article...]

SpaceX will Launch a Secret Cargo into Space

SpaceX will Launch a Secret Cargo into Space Federal contractor Northrop Grumman arranged the launch with SpaceX on behalf of the government, presumably to help preserve the restricted nature of the mission. There are few clues in the launch's mission patch. The delay has another upside: Weather conditions are 90 percent "go" for the Thursday attempt and greater than 90 percent "go" in the event of a delay to Friday, according to the... [Full Article...]

Close new Earth-size world, where year lasts under 10 days

Close new Earth-size world, where year lasts under 10 days European scientists found Ross 128 b using HARPS, the High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher . Discovering this planet was no easy feat: it took 10 years and more than 160 observations, because of its inclined orbit around the star. [Full Article...]

Security firm claims it got past the iPhone X's Face ID

Security firm claims it got past the iPhone X's Face ID The relatively cheap mask apparently can bypass the handset's infrared sensors and mapping technology which needs to connect 30,000 dots on the user's face to confirm his identity. Bkav's Anh said the research took about a week, and included numerous failures. Apple has said in its white paper that the iPhone X Face ID analyzes only specific parts of your facial features. [Full Article...]

Sierra Nevada Corp tests Dream Chaser spacecraft

Sierra Nevada Corp tests Dream Chaser spacecraft A helicopter lifted Dream Chaser more than 2.3 miles off the ground, then dropped it. Dream Chaser, which is about a quarter of the size of NASA's old shuttles, was added by NASA previous year as a fourth privately-developed space ferry option. [Full Article...]

Qualcomm shoots down Broadcom's $103 billion takeover offer

Qualcomm shoots down Broadcom's $103 billion takeover offer But, now Qualcomm officially rejects that offer of 103 Billion dollars. Because, though Broadcom is the world's largest WiFi chip manufacturer, they are owned by another company named Avago Technologies. Overall, Broadcom's bid is a very ambitious attempt to grow its share of the market for components that go into mobile phones. In making its offer for Qualcomm, Broadcom CEO Hock Tan said the tr... [Full Article...]

New Injustice 2 DLC Characters Include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

New Injustice 2 DLC Characters Include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles The final three DLC characters for Injustice 2 revealed! Exactly how these characters will factor into the roster isn't yet known. Will they each be independent playable characters? Outside of their mere existence on the larger roster, how they factor in has yet to be revealed, but it could obviously be done a variety of ways. [Full Article...]

Jack Dorsey says Twitter verification policy system broken

Jack Dorsey says Twitter verification policy system broken Verification was meant to authenticate identity & voice but it is interpreted as an endorsement or an indicator of importance. Twitter has previously come under fire for verifying other prominent white supremacists, including Richard Spencer . [Full Article...]

Hulu on Switch Is Missing One Big Thing

Hulu on Switch Is Missing One Big Thing To add Hulu to your Nintendo Switch you will be able to find the Hulu app in the Nintendo eShop. The portable console's first official streaming service is Hulu, which brings not just its own original shows and movie library, and it's Live TV functionality too. [Full Article...]

Apple has fixed that annoying 'i' glitch in iOS 11.1

Apple has fixed that annoying 'i' glitch in iOS 11.1 Apple's security patch notes for iOS 11 .1.1 specify that it includes the security fixes also included in iOS 11 .1. This problem was incredibly widespread, with 8,347 tweets linking to the previous Apple Support fix as of 11 a.m. If the bug has been affecting you, go grab iOS 11 .1.1 to rid yourself of the issue. Essentially, the current model of Apple Pay Cash appears to expand the... [Full Article...]

To Fight Revenge Porn, Facebook Wants To See Your Nude Pictures

To Fight Revenge Porn, Facebook Wants To See Your Nude Pictures If you're anxious someone might try to spread nude photos of you, Facebook has a possible solution for you: Send your nude photos to them first. If you think your nude photos could end up on Facebook or Instagram , you can send a copy of the photo through Facebook Messenger to company officials. [Full Article...]

Sheep recognize faces of celebrities

Later, they were able to recognize the images for which they had been rewarded. Sheep learnt to recognise Barack Obama after being shown his photo a few dozen times, said a study on November 8 which suggested our four-legged friends may be smarter than we think. [Full Article...]

The Terzo Millennio is the first ever electric Lamborghini

The Terzo Millennio is the first ever electric Lamborghini Concept image of the Terzo Millennio . Lamborghini also pointed out another particularly cool functionality of its future electric vehicle: a track driving simulator. Of course, building a super auto that can run on batteries is no easy task. This is presumably achieved with the use of liquid-filled micro channels in its body construction which can detect opened channels before releasing a ... [Full Article...]

Google Search will soon show restaurant wait times

Estimating the wait time for a table at a restaurant seems anything but a science. With the addition, Google is at least partly challenging existing apps like NoWait , which is handy for seeing restaurant wait times. To see wait times for almost a million sit-down restaurants around the world that allow walk-ins, just search for the restaurant on Google, open the business listing, and scroll ... [Full Article...]

Broadcom weighs $100 billion bid to buy rival chipmaker Qualcomm

Broadcom weighs $100 billion bid to buy rival chipmaker Qualcomm The news, reported by Bloomberg today , would value Qualcomm shares at around $70, and investors immediately responded enthusiastically by sending Qualcomm stock up almost 14 percent in what Bloomberg says is the largest stock movement for the company in almost a decade. [Full Article...]

Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Receives Buy Rating from Nomura

Tesla Inc. (TSLA) Receives Buy Rating from Nomura Tesla delivered more bad news on Wednesday, shortly after the bell sounded to end the day's trading on Wall Street, announcing it lost $2.92 a share for the quarter. "Model 3 reservation holders may not be thrilled about the fact that they have to wait longer than they thought for their vehicle, but it likely won't cause them to cancel their orders en masse", Caldwell said. [Full Article...]

Data grows fourfold for Airtel but revenues continue to fall

The fortunes of operators, such as Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular , have been battered by sharply discounted plans and free services offered by Reliance Industries' Jio telecoms unit, backed by India's richest man Mukesh Ambani , that was launched past year. [Full Article...]

Razer Phone specs and pricing outed by trigger-happy United Kingdom retailer

The Dolby ATMOS sound via dual front facing speakers is a nice feature too. While previous leaks have already taken the edge off the surprise , with the smartphone's Snapdragon 835 processor and 5.7in QHD screen already "confirmed", United Kingdom retailer 3G has accidentally revealed nearly everything there is to know about the smartphone. [Full Article...]

Microsoft Announces Surface Pro with LTE Advanced: Supports 20 LTE Bands Globally

Microsoft Announces Surface Pro with LTE Advanced: Supports 20 LTE Bands Globally As Microsoft's hardware chief did earlier this year, Gavin challenged the methodology used by Consumer Reports at the time. The Surface Pro with LTE Advanced will feature support for 20 cellular bands, Microsoft says , which means the device will work in virtually any country. [Full Article...]


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