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Hi-Tech Alphabet rolls its Nest good house unit again into Google
Author: 0 Alphabet rolls its Nest good house unit again into Google

Google is trying grew its own advancements before anybody else does - particularly Amazon . Thankfully Google made the decision to combine the software teams of the two companies back in December 2016, which led to Android Things. Amazon and Apple represent primary threats to Google's smart devices. Google has gained much from this deal, and Osterloh has said it himself, "These new colleagues bring decades of experience achieving a series of "firsts" particularly in the smartphone ...

Hi-Tech Samsung posts healthy Q4 profit and 50:1 stock split
Author: 0 Samsung posts healthy Q4 profit and 50:1 stock split

ASICs are processors that have been specially designed for a single computational task, as opposed to the multi-purpose processors we use in computers and phones. Samsung's existing chip products, which consist of high-capacity memory chips for GPUs, reportedly accounted for more than 60 percent of its 2017 operating revenue.

Hi-Tech Fiat Chrysler to supply Waymo with '
Author: 0 Fiat Chrysler to supply Waymo with '"thousands" more autonomous Chrysler Pacifica minivans

FCA previously supplied Waymo with 600 Pacifica Hybrid minivans , all rigged out for self-driving. The latest model 2018 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivan starts at around $40,000. Waymo announced it was in discussions with Honda in late 2016 but hasn't shared any partnership details. Back in October 2017, Waymo conducted the first public road tests with no one in the driver's seat in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler.

Hi-Tech Apple Inc. HomePod Pre-Orders Start Friday, But Does It Matter?
Author: 0 Apple Inc. HomePod Pre-Orders Start Friday, But Does It Matter?

Market leaders Amazon .com Inc. and Alphabet Inc . continued to sell Echo and Google Home devices during the holidays, while Apple worked on a rival product it said wasn't ready for sale. But like we said, the HomePod is pretty expensive if you factor in speakers offered by other tech companies. To answer the question mentioned at the article's outset, it's highly unlikely the HomePod will be a failure.

Hi-Tech Play Store May Soon Have Dedicated Audiobook Section
Author: 0 Play Store May Soon Have Dedicated Audiobook Section

If the banner is any indication, they should appear sometime in the near future, perhaps as early as this week. 9to5Google reports that a banner seems to have shown up for users using the mobile Google Play app and the desktop version.

Hi-Tech 700bhp-plus Shelby Mustang GT500 to arrive in 2019
Author: 0 700bhp-plus Shelby Mustang GT500 to arrive in 2019

The Premium and Performance Packages of the Mustang GT are included in the new Bullitt . Steve McQueen graduated from Boys Republic in 1946 before becoming a successful actor starring in the movie " Bullitt ", about troubled police detective Frank Bullitt , who also "made it".

Hi-Tech The Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS had a Very Strong Holiday Season
Author: 0 The Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS had a Very Strong Holiday Season

Nintendo Switch is the latest console/handheld hybrid from Nintendo that has proven to be a smash hit for them. Over the holiday season, shoppers purchased 1.5M Nintendo Switch systems during the five-week reporting period of December. Nintendo had six games in the top 16 of the sales chart for December, including Super Mario Odyssey at number three and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe coming in the fourth slot.

Hi-Tech Facebook 'Fixes' Algorithm, Lowers Priority For 'News Feed'
Author: 0 Facebook 'Fixes' Algorithm, Lowers Priority For 'News Feed'

The positive side of Facebook's changes could be a boost for influencers who genuinely are sparking debate: who have interesting things to say and an engaged community of fans discussing them. "We think that we're now slightly overvaluing how much time people spend on our platform and undervaluing how many meaningful interactions they have with other people", said Mosseri, who oversees News Feed .

Hi-Tech Razer Phone First Smartphone Offering HDR and Dolby 5.1 for Netflix
Author: 0 Razer Phone First Smartphone Offering HDR and Dolby 5.1 for Netflix

Also, remember the Motorola Atrix Lapdock ? Hit up the project's official web page for more information. You can also connect a wireless or wired mouse to the device for full Android gaming. In some games, the Razer Phone's display could act as a second display for managing your character's gear and options. Project Linda features a built-in power bank that quickly charges the Razer Phone while docked.

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Author: 0 "Nvidia's partnering with ACER, ASUS and HP for 65" BFGDs

BFGD (Big Formate Gaming Display) is becoming standard for gaming displays now. The displays which are primarily aimed at gamers have 120Hz refresh rates, a peak brightness of 1,000 nits, full-array backlighting, and full DCI-P3 color gamut support.

Hi-Tech CES 2018: Samsung Announces Revamped Notebook 7 Spin And Notebook 9
Author: 0 CES 2018: Samsung Announces Revamped Notebook 7 Spin And Notebook 9

With a body built from light, but durable, magnesium alloy, the 13-inch Notebook 9 Pen is incredibly light, weighing in at just 2.2 pounds. No pricing has been revealed yet, but it will be available in the U.S. On the connectivity front, the Samsung Notebook 7 Spin (2018 ) supports one USB Type-C port, one USB 3.0 port, one USB 2.0 port, one HMDI port and HP/mic port.

Hi-Tech Google Is Taking The Android Out Of Android Pay
Author: 0 Google Is Taking The Android Out Of Android Pay

With Google Pay , the company ensures their Android users the easiest method of money sending, receiving, paying out with saved information on their Google accounts. Today, we're excited to announce we'll be bringing together all the different ways to pay with Google , including Android Pay and Google Wallet, into a single brand: Google Pay.

Hi-Tech Kaby Lake G makes an appearance in the HP Spectre x360 15
Author: 0 Kaby Lake G makes an appearance in the HP Spectre x360 15

The GH variant has 24 compute units and can be clocked up to 4.2GHz, while the GL variant packs 20 compute units and can be clocked up to 4.1GHz for the i7 model and 3.8GHz for the i5. At first, there will be five SKUs - four went for customers and one with vPro. The company is apparently telling people that the custom Radeon RX Vega M can match the gaming performance of a GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q.

Hi-Tech Houston Police: Arrested man with guns didn't plan to use them
Author: 0 Houston Police: Arrested man with guns didn't plan to use them

After detaining the man, Houston police found an AR-15, a shot gun, a handgun, and a boatload of ammunition. They also found other weapons in his pickup truck. Police are waiting to interview the man until he has sobered up, Macintosh said. Acevedo said on Twitter earlier Sunday that the situation was "contained" and there were no specific threats to Houston .

Hi-Tech Man Utd great Giggs rules himself out of Swansea manager race
Author: 0 Man Utd great Giggs rules himself out of Swansea manager race

Managerless Swansea City remained bottom of the Premier League despite salvaging a point against a resurgent Crystal Palace thanks to a spectacular equaliser from substitute Jordan Ayew . But, with 12 minutes left, Ayew struck with a viciously swerving effort from 20 yards to give Swansea just an eighth point from 10 home Premier League games this season, leaving them four points adrift of safety.

Hi-Tech This feature may give Vivo the 'edge' over Samsung
Author: 0 This feature may give Vivo the 'edge' over Samsung

A lot of people speculated that Samsung is going to be that brand because it faced a lot of heat a year ago for the awkward placement of fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus . From the smartphone makers' point of view, it would solve a few problems for them, since the new normal of the infinity or full screen display becomes easier to provision on the front of their devices and the general sense is that the location of the fingerprint sensor in the rear panel was not quite a ...

Hi-Tech Google's top searches of 2017 were Hurricane Irma, Matt Lauer
Author: 0 Google's top searches of 2017 were Hurricane Irma, Matt Lauer

The depressing list starts with storm searchers for Hurricane Irma , the first Category 5 hurricane of the season that blew through the U.S.in late August causing catastrophic damage particularly in Florida, the northeastern part of the Caribbean, the Carolinas and Georgia and killing more than 100 victims.

Hi-Tech Google finally gives more Android phones their own Assistant
Author: 0 Google finally gives more Android phones their own Assistant

Once you get the Google Assistant , creating a shortcut to it's as easy as opting in - you'll see an Assistant app icon in your device's app drawer. Google's decision to expand the Assistant on older Android versions follows Amazon's roll out of Alexa in new markets just last week. Recently, Google has added over 50 new games, activities, and stories to the Google Assistant on the smartphones and its home page.

Hi-Tech A free preview of Microsoft's Quantum Development Kit is now available
Author: 0 A free preview of Microsoft's Quantum Development Kit is now available

The kit - now available to download - has three components: a quantum programming language Q#, local and Azure hosted quantum simulators and a GitHub library of quantum focused code. The company is bullish on its effort to build a useable quantum computer; earlier this year announcing a multi-year, multi-million dollar partnership with the University of Sydney as part of an ongoing global ramp-up of research.

Hi-Tech Sony cuts price of PSVR bundles by $100, PS4 Pro by $50
Author: 0 Sony cuts price of PSVR bundles by $100, PS4 Pro by $50

The original game is also available as a PSOne Classic on PS3. With PlayStation Experience happening right this moment, Sony isn't limiting the festivities to attendees as the company is giving away free PS4 dynamic themes and avatars! You can also choose the PlayStation VR DOOM VFR Bundle ($299) which includes the PS VR headset, a PlayStation Camera, a copy of Doom VFR and the new PS VR demo disc.

Hi-Tech Amazon Video (Finally!) Comes to Apple TV
Author: 0 Amazon Video (Finally!) Comes to Apple TV

Amazon Prime Video is one of the most eagerly anticipated apps to come to Apple TV, so we're excited to bring all of that great content to customers. Features of the new app include the ability to add videos to Your Watchlist (viewable on compatible devices), and next episode Auto Play while streaming series .

Hi-Tech Here's when you can play Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris
Author: 0 Here's when you can play Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris

Bungie recently performed some maintenance on the game's servers, but more downtime is scheduled for tomorrow, which is typical on launch day. We'll be walking you through all of these in great detail, just as soon as we experience them for ourselves.

Hi-Tech Capcom officially announces Mega Man 11
Author: 0 Capcom officially announces Mega Man 11

As you can see, Mega Man 11 is ditching the retro pixel art of the series' last two entries, in favor of a polygonal 2.5D approach. More details on Mega Man 11 are set to be revealed in summer 2018 - likely at or near E3 - but the trailer above provides an early glimpse at the look, stages, weapons, and enemies the game will be bringing.

Hi-Tech Google Pixel, Nexus battery app updated to show more accurate estimate
Author: 0 Google Pixel, Nexus battery app updated to show more accurate estimate

Google recently detailed a new process that it implemented to predict the battery life of Pixel phones with the help of deep learning technology . For instance, if the phone user consumes 10% percent battery life per hour for a past few hours, the device would just assume, the owner will consume that much power every hour and adjust battery life expectancy accordingly.

Hi-Tech Apple's HomePod smart speaker won't launch in time for the holidays
Author: 0 Apple's HomePod smart speaker won't launch in time for the holidays

Instead of being available in December, it will ship early next year, the company told CNN Tech. It's not clear whether this is an issue with software, hardware, or production, but a delay is a delay. "We'll start shipping in the US, UK and Australia in early 2018", Apple said in a statement. They can play music, spit out trivia, manage shopping lists and put things on your calendar.

Hi-Tech Stretch Your Dollar: Early Black Friday deals happening now
Author: 0 Stretch Your Dollar: Early Black Friday deals happening now

Black Friday 2017 and Cyber Monday is coming soon, but many retailers are already launching their best deals in a bid to get ahead of the competition. As we examined the 2017 Walmart Black Friday ad, we found five items that stand out as bad buys this year. "This year we have hundreds of small businesses from our Marketplace offering great deals on their unique and creative products , making it even easier to find flawless gifts with our Black Friday sale".

Author: 0 Amazon Launches New Fire TV Stick For International Customers

When it comes to specs, the Amazon Fire TV Stick is equipped with HDMI connectivity, 1GB RAM, a quad-core processor, and 8GB onboard storage. Not long after releasing the original Amazon Fire TV as a small set-top box, Amazon shrunk its player down into stick form.

Hi-Tech Mobile, Sprint Abandon Mega-Merger Talks
Author: 0 Mobile, Sprint Abandon Mega-Merger Talks

A combined company would have had more than 130 million US subscribers, behind Verizon Communications Inc (N:) and AT&T Inc (NYSE:). However, we have agreed that it is best to move forward on our own. The company has also badgered rivals with its unlimited data plans. Both companies may have to sort that out sooner rather than later. Reports suggest that a major hurdle to the merger wasn't Sprint or T-Mobile directly, but rather the their ownership.

Author: 0 The Switch is powering Nintendo toward a $1 billion profit

The company said Monday it logged a 51.5 billion yen ($456 million) net profit in the fiscal first half-year. In addition to selling over 7.63 million consoles, Nintendo have also revealed that 27.48 million Switch games have been sold.

Hi-Tech Will you be able to get an iPhone X at launch?
Author: 0 Will you be able to get an iPhone X at launch?

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. Once the iPhone X comes out in the market there will surely be a massive surge in sales which will once more prove that Apple is the best high tech firm in the world.

Author: 0 Dow Jones sails past 23000 milestone, hitting record highs

Solid earnings and hopes that President Donald Trump may be able to make progress on tax cuts have helped the market rally this year. The dollar climbed higher, tracking higher U.S. The S&P 500 decreased 7.58 points, or 0.30 percent, to 2,553.68. Biogen rose $8.799, or 2.6 percent, to $344.47, while Anthem rose $3.50, or 1.9 percent, to $187.26.

Author: 0 All Wi-Fi at Risk from Krack Attack

From there, the hacker can spy on incoming and outgoing internet traffic and infect websites with malware or ransomware. The researcher named Mathy Vanhoef discovered serious vulnerabilities in WPA2, a protocol that secures all modern protected Wi-Fi networks.

Hi-Tech Facebook unveils standalone Oculus Go VR headset
Author: 0 Facebook unveils standalone Oculus Go VR headset

From the wired version, Oculus now has a wireless pair in the form of Oculus GO . Oculus Go UK release date: When's it coming out? Facebook didn't provide any details on how the Oculus Go will work, but said it will include built-in headphones for audio and have a LCD display .

Hi-Tech The Sonic the Hedgehog Movie is Racing to Paramount
Author: 0 The Sonic the Hedgehog Movie is Racing to Paramount

Playful, mischievous, and quick on his feet in more ways than one, the world's fastest hedgehog is known for his ability to move at supersonic speed to protect his friends from their enemies. The movie will blur live-action and CGI animation together to create a hybrid experience. The film's director, Jeff Fowler's , IMDb page is light on credits.

Author: 0 Astros keep Red Sox celebration on hold

Warren hasn't pitched for NY since September 1. Chad Bettis picked up his second win since returning from testicular cancer, holding the NL West champs to one run over seven innings and retiring his last 14 batters. Kennedy (5-13), who was 0-9 with a 6.13 ERA in 18 home starts since an August 20, 2016, victory over Minnesota, threw 86 pitches in five innings. The victor would get the division title and the loser relegated to the one-game wildcard against the Minnesota Twins .

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