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Microsoft laptop's new screen delivers more pixels than 4K TV Microsoft laptop's new screen delivers more pixels than 4K TV
- October 30, 2016

Microsoft will also let people send 3-D images to 3-D printers, as easily as they send documents to regular printers today. The company's new "Creators" version of its Windows 10 operating system , due out in the spring, lets anyone scan and manipulate 3D objects into their computers to place in sketches and PowerPoint presentations. (more...)
Twitter Announces Layoffs for 9% of Staff Twitter Announces Layoffs for 9% of Staff
- October 30, 2016

Twitter jumped 3.4 percent to $17.85 in premarket trading. In the third quarter of 2016, Twitter posted a net loss of Dollars 103 million, on sales up 8 percent year-on-year to USD 616 million. The company had hired bankers last month to field acquisition offers but major companies did not bid, AFP reported. Twitter has failed to keep pace with rivals Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram and in recent months, rumors abounded that it would be acquired. (more...)
UN celebrates Diwali for first time
- October 30, 2016

It is for the first time that United Nations is celebrating the Festival of Lights or any major festival across the globe. The UN headquarter in NY was lit up on Saturday evening to celebrate the festival of lights and the decoration will be left for another two evenings. (more...)
Nintendo Switch price, release date and games lineup reveal date CONFIRMED
- October 30, 2016

While Nintendo showed off how the system works, it didn't reveal any details about their "hybrid" console. Hopefully the games we hear about on January 12 will be games that are actually confirmed for the Nintendo Switch. However, Nintendo has revealed when they will be showing off more of the Switch: January 13th, 2017 in Japan, though it will be on the 12th in the US . (more...)
Twitter is closing Vine
- October 30, 2016

In a blog post, Twitter said users will be able to access their Vine as the company leaves the website vine .co operational, but stops allowing posts. Its loyal users are mourning its weirdness, humor and creativity-boosting constraints. Twitter did not give a reason for the app being axed but made the announcement on the same day it said it was cutting 9% of its global staff. (more...)
It's Time Warner Inc., not Time Warner cable
- October 30, 2016

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton weighed in on the AT&T-Time Warner merger as well, taking a more measured approach. There's enough confusion surrounding the megamerger between AT&T and Time Warner without the senate adding to it. (more...)
Modern Warfare Remastered Listing Appears on Windows Store
- October 30, 2016

Uncomfortable, that is, because I am a Call of Duty fan. " Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's " crafting system enables players to create various weapon prototypes that come in varying levels of rarity. Those who are interested in what's lurking beneath the hood should know that the PS4 Pro will come packing a 1TB of internal storage - you can also replace the HDD if you so choose - increased processing power and more than double the GPU capacity of the standard model. (more...)
Cyber attacks temporarily shut down Twitter, other U.S. websites
- October 30, 2016

The level of disruption was hard to gauge globally, but Dyn provides internet traffic management and optimization services to some of the biggest names on the web, including Twitter, Netflix and Visa. But then attackers shifted to offshore data centers, and the latest wave of problems continued until Friday evening Eastern time. However, security experts have been warning for year that the ever-widening number of devices being connected online could lead to breaches and online attacks. (more...)
Laura Whitmore tries to remain strong despite ankle problems
- October 30, 2016

The 31-year-old Bray native pulled out of the dance competition last week due to an ankle injury and admits she is nervous about returning to the show on Saturday night. The tour doesn't start until the end of January. It'll be exciting and, for me, I know there are 12 million people out there watching 'Strictly.' but I think getting into a stadium and seeing the passion of how much love 'Strictly .' and dancing. (more...)
Mobile Wants To Subsidize Your Google Pixel, Sort Of Mobile Wants To Subsidize Your Google Pixel, Sort Of
- October 30, 2016

It's likely that the tablet will also bear the Pixel brand as Blass retweeted a post from Android Police managing editor David Ruddock who said that, " Google confirmed to us that the company now has "no plans" to produce additional Nexus devices". (more...)
Windows 10 will bring 3-D to 2-D experiences
- October 30, 2016

United Kingdom prices haven't been revealed but in the U.S., the basic version will cost $3,000 (£2,460), while the range-topping model will come in at $4,200 (£3,444). "We totally believe that Surface changes the way you produce, the way you create, the way you learn", Panos Panay, who leads Microsoft's devices team, said at the launch event. (more...)
Cyberattacks on key internet firm disrupt internet services
- October 30, 2016

Some in the security industry, commenting on a brief post by Bruce Schneier, have suggested the attack may be retaliation for Dyn's work in alleviating a separate DDoS attack against security researcher Brian Krebs' website. Dyn is a Manchester-based provider of services for managing domain name servers (DNS), which act as switchboards connecting internet traffic. "We're aware and are investigating all potential causes", DHS deputy press secretary Gillian Christensen said in an emailed ... (more...)
Murray to face Tsonga in Vienna final after Ferrer withdraws
- October 30, 2016

Prior to the semi-final Murray had been made to battle through tough encounters, dropping sets against Martin Klizan and Gilles Simon in the opening rounds before crushing John Isner in the quarters. The trainer was called for and he taped over a blister on Isner's right palm to try to remedy the issue, though Murray reeled off the first three games of the second set and was eyeing an early finish. (more...)
Bucs CB Hargreaves eyes reunion with Raiders WR Amari Cooper
- October 30, 2016

Blake Bortles was off again Sunday, throwing for 246 yards and two interceptions.That hasn't carried over into 2016."He stepped right up into me", Mack said.Speaking of trends, the offense and Blake Bortles made a decision to follow one that isn't too flattering. (more...)
There's Already Chatter About a Glass iPhone 8 in 3 Different Sizes
- October 30, 2016

However, it should be noted that iPhone 8 might face steep competition from Google's newly launched and quite successful Pixel line. However, it is still not clear that whether the forthcoming version will be called iPhone 8 or else it would name as something completely different to it. (more...)
Apple's New MacBook Pro Expected To Launch This Month Apple's New MacBook Pro Expected To Launch This Month
- October 30, 2016

It's Apple's computers that should get the most stage time at next week's event. Apple is also reportedly slimming down the MacBook Pro to include a flatter keyboard. Next week's presser is said to focus on the company's upcoming Mac releases; however, rumors are circulating all over the Internet revealing Apple's plan to make a surprise MacBook Pro 2016 launching. (more...)
Nintendo Switch trailer: Company reveals new hybrid console previously known as 'NX'
- October 30, 2016

Further, and this was already fairly clear considering the Switch can be played without it, the docking unit is not the main console itself; the tablet is. In another scene, he props up the detached Switch with its kickstand and uses half of the modular controller in each hand, separately. The device can also be lifted from the dock as a portable device for gaming. (more...)
Rubio: Supporting Trump a personal decision
- October 30, 2016

Those positions could put Rubio , heavily backed by the National Rifle Association, in a tough spot with voters in a race that has been declared a dead heat. Better the devil you know, he said , than the devil you don't. Following the DSCC pulling its money out of the Rubio-Murphy race less than two weeks ago, Roll Call reports that two super PACs, one backed by Harry Reid , are quickly getting Murphy some small amounts of cash. (more...)
Mirai malware simplifies internet attacks like last week's
- October 30, 2016

Last week's attack on multiple websites including Twitter , Spotify , and Reddit was carried out using internet-connected home devices as means of overloading the sites, experts have found. On Friday, DNS provider Dyn was walloped by a massive DDoS botnet attack which slowed down or completely sidelined major websites like Amazon , Twitter , and The New York Times. (more...)
Barack Obama came back for more Mean Tweets on Jimmy Kimmel Barack Obama came back for more Mean Tweets on Jimmy Kimmel
- October 30, 2016

One night at dinner, we're sitting there and I had read that Snapchat was becoming really popular among her age cohort, so I said: "Tell me about Snapchat",' Obama said at the start of the segment. Obama also stuck up for Hillary Clinton when Kimmel asked why he thought she was so disliked, and later encouraged Americans to get out and vote regardless of their political affiliations. (more...)

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