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Broadcom ups Qualcomm takeover bid to final $121bn offer Broadcom ups Qualcomm takeover bid to final $121bn offer
- February 07, 2018

On a day of broad losses for the stock market, Qualcomm shares fell $4.34, or 6.6 percent, to $61.73. "You can sell products, as Broadcom does, very successfully, and generate a very good return for your shareholders", Broadcom Chief Executive Hock Tan said in an interview. (more...)
Smartphones: Apple Outsell Samsung Smartphones: Apple Outsell Samsung
- February 07, 2018

This was despite Apple launching the iPhone X late in 2017 in one of its highest-profile launches to date, with the company seeing a 1.3 per cent decline in volumes compared to 2016. Samsung finished the year with 317.3 million shipments, up 1.9 percent from the 311.4 million shipments in 2016. Huawei's Honor brand helped push sales both inside and outside of China. (more...)
'That's it?' Fired FBI director James Comey scoffs at controversial memo 'That's it?' Fired FBI director James Comey scoffs at controversial memo
- February 07, 2018

Any agency and anyone who steps outside that boundary must answer for it, and it must not be permitted to happen again. US President Donald Trump claimed complete vindication from a congressional memo that alleges the Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI ) abused its surveillance powers during the investigation into his campaign's possible Russian Federation ties. (more...)
Pence trip to Asia, Olympics aimed at countering NKorea Pence trip to Asia, Olympics aimed at countering NKorea
- February 06, 2018

Amid increasingly hostile rhetoric between Pyongyang and Washington, the Winter Games have provided a rare bright spot in diplomatic relations with North Korea. North Korea is to send its highest ranking official to the South amid an easing of tensions during the Winter Olympics , a statement by South Korea's Unification Ministry said. (more...)
NYPD ditches Windows Phone in favor of iPhones NYPD ditches Windows Phone in favor of iPhones
- February 06, 2018

NY police already receive a work phone - the big change is that it will now be a relatively new iPhone, instead of an ageing Nokia Windows Phone. A total of 36,000 iPhone 7 and 7 Plus units were released to the authorities. iPhones offer much more than their predecessors in the realm of police use with criminal background checks, real-time video streams, and even 911 dispatch all being controlled from a single device. (more...)
Jodhpur to screen 'Padmaavat' for HC judge Jodhpur to screen 'Padmaavat' for HC judge
- February 06, 2018

Of course, we knew that it is going to be a very special film as it's my third film with Sanjay. On an other front, the Karni Sena who was hell bent on banning the film has surprisingly backed out of their own protests. The judge referred to the film's plot as "a story of the supreme sacrifice made by women". "So, their expression was like, 'Is she our daughter?' I saw their expression and they were both brimming and glowing with pride". (more...)
Nintendo manager answers Super Mario Odyssey questions
- February 06, 2018

Koizumi has more insight to share about Super Mario Odyssey , but none can match yet another long-debated topic: is that Toad's head or a hat? Here is the interview, where you can find an answer to questions like - Why does Mario have nipples, but no belly button? Several fan questions were sent in and answered, and this time they don't waste any time before getting to the super tough questions. (more...)
DayZ will be hitting Xbox Game Preview this year, PlayStation 4 'eventually' DayZ will be hitting Xbox Game Preview this year, PlayStation 4 'eventually'
- February 06, 2018

It doesn't hurt that PUBG is a console launch exclusive for the Xbox One and there's no saying when it's going to arrive on any other console . While answering questions on Twitter , the DayZ development team confirmed that the game is still planned for console release . (more...)
Venkaiah Naidu says 'negative public perception' created by disruptions in Rajya Sabha
- February 06, 2018

On Monday too, the House was adjourned till 2 PM after Samajwadi Party members raised slogans in the well over the alleged encounter killings by the police in Uttar Pradesh. I had told the floor leaders of the House that if proceedings are disrupted at the start, I would have no option but to adjourn the house till lunch. (more...)
Shares in Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI) Acquired by Kovack Advisors Inc
- February 06, 2018

Metropolitan Life Ins New York stated it has 0.16% in Activision Blizzard , Inc. The volume of the company in the last trading session was 1.73 Million. The data from the past twelve months tells a similar story: insiders executed 25 buys and 37 sells, and ownership decreased by a net of 13.45 million shares. (more...)
Cisco, Apple, Others Team on Cyber Risk Management, Insurance Cisco, Apple, Others Team on Cyber Risk Management, Insurance
- February 06, 2018

The move is also the latest in a string of deals Apple has struck with B2B companies, including a long-running partnership with IBM to enhance enterprise mobility through a range of applications and services and a business app development deal with SAP . (more...)
Tablet Shipments Continue to Decline, Amazon Overtakes Samsung for Second Spot: IDC Tablet Shipments Continue to Decline, Amazon Overtakes Samsung for Second Spot: IDC
- February 06, 2018

In third and fourth place are Amazon and Huawei , respectively; both have enjoyed increased market shares in 2017. Apple iOS shipments (sell-in) grew 1% year-on-year to 13.2 million units in Q4 2017, pushing its worldwide market share to 24% of the Tablet market . (more...)
PS4 System Software 5.50 Beta Key Features Confirmed PS4 System Software 5.50 Beta Key Features Confirmed
- February 06, 2018

You can check your child's playtime from the Settings Menu, or through your PlayStation account on a web browser. This option will allow you to manage the time of the game sessions on the console. The development team also added the option for you to play background music when playing games on PS Now. This is a long-awaited improvement: you can now permanently remove old notifications from your PS4. (more...)
Intel working on a pair of smart glasses called Vaunt Intel working on a pair of smart glasses called Vaunt
- February 06, 2018

Intel still isn't talking about whether it plans to sell off its New Devices Group as reported earlier this week . But it is said that they are not harmful to the eyes. Other sensors that Vaunt comes integrated with include compass, an accelerometer, as well as an app processor. There is no set date when end consumers can get their hands on a pair of these smart glasses . (more...)
Hyundai Santa Fe First Official Images Are Out Hyundai Santa Fe First Official Images Are Out
- February 06, 2018

CarAdvice will also be attending the global launch drive of the new Santa Fe in South Korea later this month, so expect locally-focused coverage and a first drive review in the coming weeks. Hyundai calls it Rear Occupant Alert, and yes it's real. The interior is a marked improvement over today's vehicle, with a more up-to-date look. The Hyundai Kona will be coming in as the new sub-compact SUV for the Korean automaker. (more...)
Richard Wigglesworth added to England's Six Nations squad after Ben Youngs injury Richard Wigglesworth added to England's Six Nations squad after Ben Youngs injury
- February 06, 2018

For Wigglesworth, however, it is the chance to relaunch an global career that appeared over after the 2015 World Cup. But his appearance lasted just 10 minutes before the 28-year-old was left screaming in pain after a player rolled on his outstretched leg, bending his knee at a horrifically unnatural-looking angle. (more...)
Digicel calls on everyone to unite for a safer Internet Digicel calls on everyone to unite for a safer Internet
- February 06, 2018

The Government said it would appoint a digital safety commissioner later this year to monitor child online safety, promote positive digital use among children and young people, and help identify and remove illegal content. can give away details about their location. See Thinuknow advice on parental controls. This includes step by step guides to inform and teach parents how to set parental controls on multiple devices. (more...)
Sony Xperia L2 With Extensive-Angle Selfie Digicam Launched: Value, Specs Sony Xperia L2 With Extensive-Angle Selfie Digicam Launched: Value, Specs
- February 06, 2018

The rear camera has 13 MP sensor with a 1/3.06-inch sensor and f/2.0 aperture, with LED flash. It is powered by 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737T processor with with Mali-T720 GPU. Now ... Apart from this, users will get the goodness of Android Oreo. For instance, Xiaomi Mi A1 features a 5.5-inch full HD display, dual rear cameras, octa-core Snapdragon 625 processor, 4GB RAM/64GB storage, all of these for just Rs 13,999 that is way better than the Xperia L2 in every aspect. (more...)
Twitter accounts of Kiran Bedi, Anupam Kher, Ram Madhav, Twitter accounts of Kiran Bedi, Anupam Kher, Ram Madhav,
- February 06, 2018

Just got few calls from friends in India about it. "Got a DM yesterday from Mr Swapan Dasgupta's account about a link". Kher said he opened the link as it was the first time Dasgupta had messaged him. Dasgupta's account too was suspended while Madhav's account was available with several tweets posted by Ayyildiz Tim, which had targeted supporters of US President Donald Trump in January. (more...)
Microsoft ditches Windows 10 S OS months after launch Microsoft ditches Windows 10 S OS months after launch
- February 06, 2018

It isn't clear to me if switching to "S mode" is something akin to switching between desktop and tablet modes in the current version of Windows 10, or a more significant OS change that you won't do so often. The lack of desktop app support restricts Windows 10 S' capabilities and makes it hard to manage. The reality of the Windows Store is it's still a poor substitute for the scores of classic desktop apps written over the past two decades. (more...)

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