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IPhone Update Will Allow Users To Stop Battery Slowdown, Tim Cook Says

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The company's policy of selling replacement batteries for $79 and a lack of transparency regarding the matter made it difficult-if not impossible-for users to know why their phones were performing poorly. And if you don't want it, you can turn it off. Maybe we should have been clear at a point in time that our actions were the purest. You can check out the complete statement starting from 4:30 in the below video interview. Read More »

HBO Releases 'Paterno' Movie Trailer on Penn State Scandal Starring Al Pacino

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The movie is set to premiere sometime this spring. Academy Award® and Emmy® Award victor Al Pacino returns to HBO in the title role, as Penn State's Joe Paterno in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal. Paterno died of complications from lung cancer just two months after he was sacked. "I think he knew there were complaints". Also shown in the short trailer is is Riley Keough as Sara Ganim, the former Patriot-News reporter who won a Pulitzer Prize for breaking the ... Read More »

Defense Wins Championships, Or At Least The NFC Title

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EST on Sunday and advance to the Super Bowl in two weeks. I think the Eagles' defensive line dominates both in the run game and passing game, and the Eagles do just enough on offense to pull out another ugly win. "While most of us don't have predation threats, in modern civilization anyway, it's transferred into psychological preparedness for disappointments, which is nowhere near an act of violence is going to be committed on you or you're going to be eaten by a tiger or something". Read More »

TRAI okays mobile services during air travel

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Now flyers are not allowed to use mobile phones or the internet within Indian airspace due to security concerns. Nonetheless, IFC specialist organizations first need to enrol with DoT (Department of Telecommunications), regardless of whether it is an Indian element or not, TRAI included. Read More »

Apple responds to Shanghai Consumer Council's inquiry on iPhone slowdown

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Late past year, Apple ( AAPL ) acknowledged it was using software updates to slow down batteries in an effort to prevent them from shutting off suddenly. The group also represents 120 plaintiffs in a separate civil damage suit filed earlier this month. While Apple is planning to release a software update to allow users to turn off the feature that slows down their iPhones to preserve the battery, several experts would advise you to leave it on or risk your phone shutting down unexpectedly. Read More »

Facebook to prioritize news from "high quality" and "trustworthy" sources

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The changes that Facebook wanted to implement on its News Feeds is to basically separate posts from publications and posts from friends or family. When Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that his Personal Challenge for 2018 would be to focus on fixing his company , one of the first public examples of this is the planned changes for the News Feeds. Read More »

Amazon Names 20 Cities as Finalists for HQ2

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The online retail giant received more than 200 proposals from cities across the country, narrowing it to 20 cities, which will pose some serious competition for Pittsburgh . "We have the suburbs, we have intown, midtown, we have so much to offer a large company with a lot of different employees that have different needs and interests". Read More »

IBM returns to growth after six years, but dour forecast hits shares

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IBM's shares, which have rallied 10 per cent so far this year on hopes of a strong turnaround in the company's fortunes, fell more than 3 per cent in extended trading on Thursday. Chemical Bank decreased Intl. Allergan Plc (Call) was reduced too. IBM said it expects sales growth to continue in this quarter and throughout 2018. Read More »

Withdrawal of Haj subsidy upsets the applecart in South Goa

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He said that even Britishers provided assistance to Haj pilgrims by operating ships from sea ports of Bombay and Calcutta. "The Supreme Court order gave a ten-year period to the government to phase out the subsidies to Haj pilgrims. "The subsidy will be used for educating girls", Naqvi said. The focus for the Narendra Modi regime, which in its official statement iterated that the move seeks to empower minorities without appeasement, must now be entirely on bringing to fruition the first ... Read More »

Google partners with Tencent to develop future technologies

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The cross-licensing deal is meant to minimise the possibility of ligation over patent infringement, allowing both companies to access each other's patent portfolios. The investment in rival Chinese counterparts is a big step towards Google circumventing the regulations that make the Chinese tech market so hard to penetrate. Read More »

Padmaavat postpones release date of Padman?

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Aiyaary was also slated to release on January 25 when Pad Man was releasing but after Padmaavat made a decision to come on January 25, Pad Man has been postponed. So it's back to square one as originally, Pad Man and Aiyaary were suppose to clash at the box office during the Republic Day weekend. Padmaavat makers announced the release date of the film earlier this month after they received the clearance from the censor board. Read More »

RIL posts record profit on margins boost, Jio show

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SP Tulsian of sptulsian.com in an interview to CNBC-Tv18 said that no analyst would have thought that Jio would report PAT in FY18 which we have seen in case of Q3. Outstanding debt as on December 2017 of RIL was at Rs 213,206 crore ($ 33.4 billion) compared to Rs 196,601 crore as on 31st March 2017. The company had incurred a loss of ₹271 crore in the September quarter. Read More »

Last-minute White House Press Conference Called over Government Shutdown

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EST. Facing the threat of a partial government shutdown , White House officials announced Friday that they have urged federal agencies to begin implementing their plans to address a possible lapse in funding. We're thirteen hours way from the federal government running out of allocated funding and Democrats on Capitol Hill are still refusing to vote for any deal that doesn't include a DACA fix. Read More »

Lupita Nyong'o to Publish a Children's Book

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Nyong'o, 34, said in a statement that the book would draw on her own experiences of being "taunted" about her skin. The Oscar-winning actress has penned a novel called Sulwe , which means "star" in her native language Luo, about a five-year-girl growing up in Kenya with the darkest skin colour in her family. Read More »

FBI investigates whether Russian Federation banker used NRA to fund Trump campaign

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Since it is illegal for political campaigns to accept donations from foreign nationals and countries, the NRA was used to launder the money and make it look like legal election activity. During the campaign, Trump was a staunch advocate of the Second Amendment, and drew heat for suggesting that if Clinton were elected, gun owners could stop her from appointing liberals to the Supreme Court. Read More »

Apple App Store web interface gets iOS 11-like design

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But now, Apple has just realised that it is time for a design overhaul and has given the App Store a much-needed makeover. If you thought Apple's iOS 11 App Store redesign was overdue, the tech giant is now finally getting round to updating its web interface. Read More »

Dragon Ball FighterZ New Open Beta

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With such networking issues, and the limited number of player vs. player matches able to happen, the FighterZ beta resoundingly failed in this in this regard. It should be noted that, given the lack of matches for most, the full depth of the combat mechanics is rather hard to ascertain. The primary goal of this beta was to stress-test the servers and ensure they would be prepared for the game's official release. Read More »

What Are Analysts Opinions On Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

D L Carlson Investment Group Inc decreased Microsoft ( MSFT ) stake by 8.89% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Brighton Jones Llc bought 525,967 shares as the company's stock rose 4.75% with the market. As per Tuesday, January 19, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. (NYSE:TWX) rating on Thursday, January 14. Microsoft has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $87.01. Read More »

Delhi court says In 2G spectrum case, Raja, Kanimozhi found not guilty

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The scam had come to light in 2008 when the telecom ministry was accused of undercharging mobile telephone companies for frequency allocation licenses, which they used to create 2G spectrum subscriptions for cell phones. The CBI had also accused businessman Sanjay Chandra and his company Unitech Wireless ( Tamil Nadu) Limited of getting similar benefit due to the conspiracy. Read More »

Battlefield 1 to See 4th DLC Released in February

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With all the controversy surrounding Dice's latest title, Battlefront II, it has been easy to forget that the swedish developer is still producing loads of content for its previous title, Battlefield 1 . Air Assault promises "a fury of dogfights" that "could include a climactic face-off with Airships". Not only that, but we have a bunch of goodies to dismember our opponents with, including the Livens Projector , which fills the air with poison gas or the AA rocket gun which will finally ... Read More »

Samsung patents a smartphone with embedded camera and fingerprint sensor

Samsung has been known for launching flagship phones with innovative display design. The problem is that the notch encroaches into the center top of the display and this has caused quite a lot of issue with apps and overall experience. In this case, Samsung is going to have an attempt to make an edge to edge display smartphone and going to integrate the front camera and sensors into the display itself. Read More »

President Trump says he's not a racist in wake of recent comments

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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Saturday that it will accept renewal applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Seven of those Democrats face re-election in November in states Trump won - including West Virginia, North Dakota and Montana, which have small numbers of minority voters. Read More »

New, 'awesome' Nokia phone will launch next month

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The deal allowed the Finnish company to sell Nokia-branded mobile devices and continue paying royalties to Nokia Technologies. Remember past year at MWC , Nokia has unveiled Nokia 3, 5, 6 and Nokia 3310 . If we believe the ongoing rumours, the Nokia 9 will come in multiple variants and sport a 5.5-inch OLED display as well as a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. Read More »

Spotify launches Spotlight, a multimedia take on podcasts and more

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The newer Spotify rollout of Spotlight may sound familiar but the company has once before used the term Spotlight when introducing a new feature: The difference is that previous Spotlight was an attempting to cater to the content creators while this newer Spotlight is an attempt to cater users who like listening to podcasts. Read More »

Before the Storm is Getting a Physical Release

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It also includes a digital download for Episode 1 of the first season of Life is odd. This set is now available for pre-order for $69.99 from Square Enix's online store . Alternatively, a Standard Edition will be available too if you'd prefer to have just the game on disc to add to your game collection. Now that the complete season of Life is Strange: Before the Storm is out we know many of you have been wondering about when the bonus episode "Farewell" will be released. Read More »

Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

It has underperformed by 0.76% the S&P500. Skytop Capital Management Llc decreased Activision Blizzard Inc ( ATVI ) stake by 25.93% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (NASDAQ: ATVI ) on Friday, August 5 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Friday, September 23 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, April 3 by BMO Capital Markets. Read More »

'Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition' Review Roundup

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Arcade Mode - Which allows you to take on SF5's version of classic Arcade modes from all the major releases in the game's history - From the original Street Fighter all the way to Street Fighter V . The game's new UI update is also pretty fantastic. Here, you can choose from six paths to play from and you're limited to characters from distinctive eras of the Street Fighter lore ranging from the very first game all the way to Street Fighter V and even some bits from the Street ... Read More »

Fortnite's Huge Success Means Its Studio's Other Game Might Not Live On

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Back in December 2017, Epic Games announced that its free to play battle royale game, Fortnite Battle Royale , has surpassed 30 million players and 1.3 million concurrent players. Epic didn't manage to find the right formula yet and for now, while they try and figure that out, the update cadence will become slower. And Fortnite's progression doesn't end there as the game is releasing a brand new map to all of its players for free. Read More »

Saeed, Salahuddin, Geelani's son-in-law funding terror: NIA

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On Wednesday, the NIA officials had said that a substantial number of material and technical evidence have been gathered during a six-month-long probe to file a chargesheet in the case. "The scrutiny and analysis of the documents and digital devices established that the accused persons-the Hurriyat leaders, the terrorists and the stone-pelters are carrying out terrorist attacks and orchestrating violence, stone-pelting and other subversive and secessionist activities in J&K... Read More »

Why you don't have access to Google's art selfies

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The app then quickly unveils an art piece next to the selfie, with a percentage that shows how close of a match it is. However, users in Texas and IL haven't been able to get in on the fun, and while Google won't say way, it's probably for a good reason: While there are no federal laws that specifically restrict the use of facial scanning, those two states restrict the use of facial recognition technology and the collection of biometric data . Read More »

NAACP celebrates MLK with annual Binghamton celebration

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Almost 55 years later, as we mark the federal holiday honoring King's legacy, it is important to celebrate just how far we've come in realizing that dream … and recognize how far we have to go in achieving it. "I'm from Chicago, and in some of the bigger cities, people tend to be segregated, but in Killeen, we are all integrated, and that is what makes Killeen great". Read More »

WhatsApp launches a Business app

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Though the app is limited to just five markets from today, it will be rolling out globally in "the coming weeks", according to the company. Business accounts will allow them to set up automatic greetings, see statistics about their messaging and set up a profile page with hours of operation and other information, WhatsApp said. Read More »

'Bonhomie between India, China has returned but one needs to be prepared'

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Speaking at an event in New Delhi , Gen Rawat acknowledged that in a "democratic country people would not like it, but they have to take a call on whether they want a safe and secure environment and whether they were willing to accept curbs temporarily so terrorism can be dealt with", according to The Indian Express. Read More »

Nintendo Labo Costs £60 And Upwards In The UK

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Nintendo Labo launches on April 20th and will be available in two different versions. Each Labo kit will be comprised of pre-made cardboard accessories that require some assembly, but they can be used with the Switch to make Nintendo's new Toy-Cons. Read More »

PD Editorial: Trump's theatrics aside, a DACA fix is needed now

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Flake's bipartisan working group has been trying to hammer out a compromise for weeks. Many Democrats have said they will not vote for spending legislation to keep the federal government funded past a Friday deadline without an immigration deal, and Republicans will need at least some Democratic votes to pass the funding extension in the Senate . Read More »

YouTube to check videos for shocking material

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As someone who operates a small YouTube channel that hasn't yet hit this threshold, it's crap - but not the end of the world. In the wake of these events, the platform announced on Wednesday that several major changes to the eligibility requirements for monetizing content will begin rolling out next month. Read More »

Metal Gear Survive PS4 Beta Hits Issues Before It Begins

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The beta weighs in at 8.29GB, and contains two stages in which to test out the game's four player co-op. Back in October when the game's site went live and preorders were close to becoming available, some prospective buyers noticed that that product description of the game that listed the supported number of players and other details noted that an Internet connection would be required . Read More »

Breaking Down the Chart for Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

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Delta Air Lines, Inc . has a 1-year low of $43.81 and a 1-year high of $60.79. The hedge fund run by Thomas E. Claugus held 1.45 million shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $69.91M, down from 1.55 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Read More »

CFPB to seek public comments on regulations

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Late on Tuesday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it is planning to "reconsider" the Payday Rule, an Obama-era rule that created the first federal restrictions on payday loans. President Donald Trump appointed an interim director. "Millions of Americans will have few other options to cover urgent expenses like rent, a auto payment, or a medical emergency if regulators succeed in shutting off access to small dollar loans", said Daniel Press , CEI policy ... Read More »

'Text bomb' bug hits iPhone, Mac computer

Beware: Apple iMessage "text bomb" can cause your iPhone to crash and here's how it works. This concerning bug causes an iPhone crash when a certain link is sent, and in certain cases may freeze the iPhone or Mac entirely. Writing on his blog, award-winning computer security expert Graham Cluley said: "Something about the so-called ChaiOS bug's code gives your Apple device a brainstorm". Read More »

NAB and Westpac announce banking skills for Amazon's Alexa

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Content services include news bulletins and weather information, sports teams updates, ebooks, music, and all other basics, such as alarms, calendars and shopping lists. Air New Zealand's Alexa skill will initially be available in New Zealand and Australia but the airline will look to roll it out to additional markets as well as add further skills in the future. Read More »

Slow mobile pages will hurt your ranking: Google

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What that means exactly is anyone's guess, as Google says there is no tool that will determine whether a page is affected by this algorithm update. This includes the Chrome User Experience Report , which offers user experience metrics for popular web destinations; Lighthouse , an automated tool for auditing site performance and other web quality metrics; and PageSpeed Insights , which shows how well a page performs on the Chrome UX Report and makes suggestions about how performance can be ... Read More »

Local Dreamer on DACA ruling: 'Congress needs to act'

Republican leaders in Congress turned to another short-term spending bill, which they want to pass and send to President Donald Trump's desk by Friday, as hopes for an immigration agreement with the White House ebbed. Lindsey Graham, R- SC and Senate Minority whip Dick Durbin of IL. The "shithole countries" remark has vexed Republicans, compelling many to make statements criticizing Trump for the remarks. Read More »

Ford F-150 Hybrid, Mach 1 Electric Vehicle Coming in 2020

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Ford's electric vehicle plans have been in talks for more than 6 months and was finalized recently. We are repositioning the company to offer best-in-class, human-centered vehicles and mobility services. Ford's additional investments in electric vehicles contrasted with numerous vehicle launches at the Detroit show which featured trucks and SUVs. Born in Detroit . Read More »