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Sci-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

Overall, 2.6 million units of Nintendo hardware (which includes the SNES Classic Edition) were sold in the USA in January. As for the software, most of the Switch games were in the top for the overall software sales as shared by Nintendo. The sales also pushed the Nintendo 3DS family of systems to a new milestone of more than 21 million sold in the U.S. Below you can see the top-20 ranking for games, with Call of Duty: WWII leading at the top, followed by Star Wars: Battlefront II and ...

Sci-tech Bitcoin slumps to $10000 after losing half its value
Author: 0 Bitcoin slumps to $10000 after losing half its value

Eastern Time, according to Coindesk . On 18 January 2018, the day after the "Bitcoin crash", the currency was trading at $11,000. But it has drawn huge interest from traders, and its price has soared over the past year, and has also had several sharp drops.

Sci-tech Google to Deploy Three New Undersea Cables for Cloud Infrastructure
Author: 0 Google to Deploy Three New Undersea Cables for Cloud Infrastructure

By the end of the year Google expects to add new regions in Los Angeles, Finland and Hong Kong . When completed, the 6,000-mile cable offered speeds of 60Tbps . The Havfrue cable consortium consist of Google, Facebook, Aqua Comms, and Bulk Infrastructure. Then, in 2019 we'll commission three subsea cables: "Curie, a private cable connecting Chile to Los Angeles; Havfrue, a consortium cable connecting the U.S.to Denmark and Ireland; and the Hong Kong-Guam Cable system (HK-G), a consortium ...

Sci-tech What Do You Think About The 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class?
Author: 0 What Do You Think About The 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class?

The current Mercedes-AMG G 63 sells for $253,900. And in spite of the footprint increase, that single piece of metal is about 375 pounds lighter than before. The 2019 G-Class will hit production sometime later this year, and as always, it'll be built in Graz, Austria by contract-manufacturer Magna Steyr.

Sci-tech Google Pay Brings Android Pay and Google Wallet Under A Single Branding
Author: 0 Google Pay Brings Android Pay and Google Wallet Under A Single Branding

Google says you'll see Google Pay everywhere in the coming weeks, and it's already accepted on sites like Airbnb , Dice, Fandango, HungryHouse , and Instacart. Google Checkout was Google's PayPal competitor. As like before, the new service also supports developers with a publicly available API access. So we will have to wait and see what's in store for us next.

Sci-tech Airtel revises Rs 448 and Rs 509 packs to counter Jio
Author: 0 Airtel revises Rs 448 and Rs 509 packs to counter Jio

As a part of new year celebrations, many popular Jio prepaid plans are set to witness quite a few exciting changes from January 9, 2018. However, in most of the circles such as Bihar, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana, etc., the company is still offering old plans.

Sci-tech Nokia 6 2018 Revealed, Featuring Major Upgrades
Author: 0 Nokia 6 2018 Revealed, Featuring Major Upgrades

Both phones have a 5.5-inch 1080 x 1920 screen, a 3,000mAh battery , a 16MP rear camera , an 8MP front-facing one, 32GB or 64GB of storage , a microSD card slot and now run Android Nougat. This smartphone gives its support the Dual-Sight technology. We've been anticipating the reveal of the Nokia 6 2018 for quite some time, and the second generation of Nokia's popular phone has just been revealed, featuring some pretty major upgrades when compared to its predecessor.

Sci-tech SpaceX successfully launches top-secret Zuma spacecraft
Author: 0 SpaceX successfully launches top-secret Zuma spacecraft

SpaceX is scheduled to launch an undisclosed national security payload on Sunday night. SpaceX yesterday blasted off a secretive United States government payload known as Zuma, a mission whose nature - and the agency behind it - remains a mystery.

Sci-tech Leak Reveals Specs of the Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2
Author: 0 Leak Reveals Specs of the Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2

The mid-range duo - Xperia XA2 and Xperia XA2 Ultra - were recently spotted on GFX Bench with model numbers H4133 and H4233 respectively. The smartphone manufacturer may launch the phones - all the three together - either at CES - which is to take place next week or at MWC in Feb.

Sci-tech A 'super blue blood moon eclipse' is coming
Author: 0 A 'super blue blood moon eclipse' is coming

The first eclipse of 2018 will be a lunar one that comes at the very end of the month, on January 31. The Pacific Ocean will be turned towards the Moon at the time and the eclipse will take place during the middle of the night. As suggested by reports, no such events shall be seen on February 2018, but the month of March shall bring two full moon events which will again include the blue moon .

Sci-tech SpaceX pushes rocket launch back to Sunday
Author: 0 SpaceX pushes rocket launch back to Sunday

Then, on Instagram , Musk said a hold-down test fire for the rocket was happening next week, with plans to launch by the end of the month. With the ability to lift into orbit over 54 metric tons (119,000 lb)-a mass equivalent to a 737 jetliner loaded with passengers, crew, luggage and fuel-Falcon Heavy can lift more than twice the payload of the next closest operational vehicle, the Delta IV Heavy, at one-third the cost.

Author: 0 LG HU80KA 4K UHD projector to debut at CES 2018

As such the LG UHD projector offers an eye squinting 2,500 lumens of brightness. LG doesn't go into specifics about how compact the HU80KA is, only to say it as portable and about half the size of its competitors. The HU80KA projector also sports a convenient tower shape which LG said can be placed just about anywhere to project content on to a suitable surface.

Sci-tech Two men arrested in the horrific murder of a lesbian family
Author: 0 Two men arrested in the horrific murder of a lesbian family

Both men were arraigned for one count of first degree murder and four counts of second degree murder. Both men will have preliminary hearings on Thursday, Jan 4th after pleading not guilty on 4 counts of 1st and 2nd degree murder charges. "The emotions of a police officer are something you repress because there is a job to be done", Tedesco said, adding that no one involved in this case will ever forget it.

Sci-tech First pics of 'SUPERMOON' over United Kingdom as it reaches its peak TONIGHT
Author: 0 First pics of 'SUPERMOON' over United Kingdom as it reaches its peak TONIGHT

The supermoon on January 31 is also known as the Blue Moon since it's the second full moon of January. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Filipinos are in for several spectacles of the evening sky with the occurrence of a total lunar eclipse on January 31, which will be visible throughout the country.

Sci-tech PM, Rahul's Gujarat temple visits pure votebank politics: Owaisi
Author: 0 PM, Rahul's Gujarat temple visits pure votebank politics: Owaisi

Rahul, who is now on a three-day visit to Gujarat, began by offering prayers at Somnath Temple on Saturday. In October, Mr Gandhi had famously expanded the GST as "Gabbar Singh Tax", likening it to Bollywood blockbuster Sholay's iconic villain Gabbar Singh who "covets people's earnings".

Sci-tech John Schnatter Net Worth 2018: How Much Is Papa Johns Founder Worth?
Author: 0 John Schnatter Net Worth 2018: How Much Is Papa Johns Founder Worth?

The drop in viewership of the NFL has caused Papa John's to re-evaluate their NFL Sponsorship altogether. "NFL leadership has hurt Papa John's shareholders". He stepped down in 2005, but returned in 2008. Prior to backlash for his comments on the NFL, Schnatter has a history of statements that have sparked political controversy.

Sci-tech Winter Solstice being livestreamed from Newgrange this morning
Author: 0 Winter Solstice being livestreamed from Newgrange this morning

It's December 21 - that means winter is here and it will be the shortest day of the year. You probably know that the earth orbits the sun on a tilted axis and that in the Northern Hemisphere peak sunlight happens between June 20 and 22, on the summer solstice, while in the Southern Hemisphere peak sunlight occurs between December 20 and 22, for their summer solstice.

Sci-tech First images of 2019 Jeep Cherokee refresh revealed
Author: 0 First images of 2019 Jeep Cherokee refresh revealed

The range is topped by a Trailhawk with a 3.2-litre V6 petrol that outputs 268bhp. Until then, we'll bring you all of the latest Jeep news as it unfolds in Detroit next month. Off-road-focused Trailhawk variants are expected to retain more muscular styling, with the inclusion of tow hooks, black cladding on the bumpers and wheelarches, all-terrain tyres and an increased ride height.

Sci-tech Facebook knows you're in a photo before being tagged
Author: 0 Facebook knows you're in a photo before being tagged

However, the company says it respects the privacy settings which its users decide on when posting the photo, and therefore, if you're not in the audience set by the person uploading the picture, you won't be notified that you've possibly appeared in that person's photo.

Sci-tech Soon You'll be Able to Switch Mobile Network With a Text Message
Author: 0 Soon You'll be Able to Switch Mobile Network With a Text Message

While it's disappointing Ofcom did not go further, this is still an improvement that will make it easier for more customers to get a better deal". Communications regulator Ofcom has introduced new rules to help speed-up the process of switching from one mobile provider to another.

Sci-tech Mike Pfrang: Don't rush past Salvation Army kettle ringers
Author: 0 Mike Pfrang: Don't rush past Salvation Army kettle ringers

The Angel Tree distribution day is today. I think we exceeded that. Contributions also allow The Salvation Army to continue operating its life-changing programs, such as substance abuse recovery, housing supports, job and skills training, and budgeting and education classes, which help people find a way out of poverty, permanently.

Sci-tech Google Project Tango Support Ends Next Year, Succeeded by ARCore
Author: 0 Google Project Tango Support Ends Next Year, Succeeded by ARCore

Thank you to our incredible community of developers who made such progress with Tango over the last three years. Project Tango was announced in 2014, but the only hardware was a bulky developer phone . Right now ARCore is limited on Pixel devices as well as the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Today, the company has released an official statement on it on Tango's Twitter handle.

Sci-tech The Wedding Date Of Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Has Been Announced
Author: 0 The Wedding Date Of Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Has Been Announced

Claims that Her Majesty prefers the Suits star over the Duchess of Cambridge emerged after it was confirmed that Harry's fiancee, 36, would spend Christmas with the Royal Family in Sandringham. legal drama, Suits , got engaged in London last month. "They will be making sure it reflects who they are as a couple", he said. "With millions coming together to watch both events at home and around the world, it will be a day to celebrate".

Sci-tech Xbox party chat is coming to Android and iOS
Author: 0 Xbox party chat is coming to Android and iOS

This should, theoretically, also work when you're playing an Xbox One game but want to use external speakers for game sound and your phone for chat audio, though admittedly it would be an unintuitive way of doing things. You can pick up the app via iPhone and Android right now, though this isn't considered an "official" announcement just yet as Microsoft hasn't made any kind of statement about it.

Sci-tech Apple's iMac Pro will be available starting Thursday
Author: 0 Apple's iMac Pro will be available starting Thursday

The high price of iMac Pro is the only barrier which can stop people from moving to Windows where they can get many useful features at pretty low prices. Testing an iMac Pro configured as a 10 Core 3GHZ Intel Xeon W with 2TB SSD, 128 GB RAM and Vega 64 Radeon, Laforet noticed a 200-300% increase in performance in nearly every industry leading software with the iMac Pro .

Sci-tech Nintendo Switch sales hit 10 million worldwide
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch sales hit 10 million worldwide

Solid Black Friday promotions helped Nintendo cross the 10 million units sold mark. The video game company has wholly disregarded the new consoles that their longtime business rivals, Sony and Microsoft, released and continued to focus on the Nintendo Switch .

Sci-tech Why the Geminids Are the Best Meteor Shower of 2017
Author: 0 Why the Geminids Are the Best Meteor Shower of 2017

They exist, and a big one is approaching Earth this week. Moreover, this unusual object is the parent of the annual Geminid meteor shower , which is also coming this week. "The meteor shower activity varies from year to year, and it is often a complicated matter to predict how lovely a shower will be". Things do improve in the early hours of the morning which could mean that you have a flawless window within which to catch a glimpse of the phenomenon without getting completely soaked.

Sci-tech Jamie Carragher completely disagrees with Michael Owen over Merseyside derby penalty
Author: 0 Jamie Carragher completely disagrees with Michael Owen over Merseyside derby penalty

Now we can stop the interview because I only want to talk to people that have [at least] a little bit of understanding about football. "He puts his hands on him, I don't know why, and we get a penalty and put it in the back of the net". "I think the performance shows we made the right decision, but the result does not". The Egyptian winger, who is the Premier League's top scorer, shrugged of Cuco Martina before dancing past two Everton defenders and beating Jordan Pickford with a ...

Sci-tech Email shows effort to give Trump camp Wikileaks documents
Author: 0 Email shows effort to give Trump camp Wikileaks documents

Both CNN and ABC have both had to issue corrections for misleading and false reporting. Today, it was CNNs turn to bungle a “bombshell” concerning the Trump campaign and Wikileaks . CNN issued a correction and a statement on Friday afternoon. In the final months before the 2016 USA election, Donald Trump and his son, Donald Trump, Jr , both received an email containing a link and "decryption key" for Wikileaks files, CNN reported.

Sci-tech Ben Roethlisberger defends JuJu Smith-Schuster for hit
Author: 0 Ben Roethlisberger defends JuJu Smith-Schuster for hit

Not according to the Steelers. Following the game, Gronkowski had even admitted that he allowed for his emotions to get the best of him in that moment. Gronkowski took aim at White's head well after the whistle, his left arm slamming face-down into White following White's interception. He argued that the league was inconsistent to give them equal penalties.

Author: 0 Body found of woman who disappeared after Tinder date

Sydney Loofe sent friends a selfie on Snapchat on November 15 with the caption, "Ready for my date". Loofe's date, 23-year-old Bailey Boswell, admits she was with Loofe in the hours before she went missing. Boswell said the two met on Tinder and went on two dates together. They both had outstanding warrants on charges unrelated to Loofe's case. "I went to take her home, and she asked me to drop her off at her friend's house, so I did so", Boswell said.

Sci-tech Nintendo Bringing Wii Games To China Via Nvidia Shield
Author: 0 Nintendo Bringing Wii Games To China Via Nvidia Shield

Support for 4K HDR content allows your movies and TV shows to look as good as possible, and access to the NVIDIA Games channel turns the streaming box into a decent little gaming system. Nintendo has yet to launch the Switch in China, so this may simply be a stopgap until it can get its new hybrid console on the market. It has been created to work with Baidu's DuerOS conversational artificial intelligence (AI) system and entertainment options from IQIYI.

Sci-tech Honor V10 with AI dual rear cameras announced
Author: 0 Honor V10 with AI dual rear cameras announced

The phone comes in Black, Blue and Gold colors. It looks like a neat package, and despite it's affordable price, Honor have always impressed us with its build quality. Interestingly, the Honor 9i has the same camera combination to what the Honor 7x has, and it is the front-facing camera where these two phones differ.

Sci-tech Ep. 25: Net Neutrality with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai
Author: 0 Ep. 25: Net Neutrality with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai

Furthermore, protests have been planned throughout the nation over the coming days in opposition to the FCC's " scorched-earth " attack on net neutrality: More than 600 demonstrations are scheduled to take place at Verizon stores and congressional offices across the country on Thursday, exactly one week ahead of the FCC's planned vote.

Sci-tech Full moon supermoon to appear on Sunday
Author: 0 Full moon supermoon to appear on Sunday

The first (and last) "supermoon" of 2017 is on its way, finally giving eager moonwatchers a chance to catch the rare celestial spectacle up close and personal. Have you ever glimpsed a supermoon without realizing what it was? When the supermoon is viewed low on the horizon, it appears huge. This optical illusion also occurs when watching the supermoon immediately after sunset (or before sunrise).

Sci-tech Huawei's Honor smartphones shipment in India doubled in last one year
Author: 0 Huawei's Honor smartphones shipment in India doubled in last one year

According to the subtle elements gave by the official record, Huawei is facilitating an occasion in London on December 5 where the Honor 7X dispatch will be declared for close by the worldwide dispatch of the Honor V10 . 20,000). The smartphone will include either 4GB or 6GB RAM, depending on the memory variant. The greatest argument of the Honor 7X is the 5.9-inch FullHD+ show in advance which has a tall 18:9 angle proportion.

Sci-tech Xiaomi Redmi 5A: Hands on and first impressions
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi 5A: Hands on and first impressions

Being an entry-level smartphone, Xiaomi doesn't compromise in offering essential features. And after much guesswork and speculations it has turned out to be the Redmi 5A! Xiaomi Redmi 5A was launched in China in October. Xiaomi has also included a noise cancelling microphone, which favours the Redmi 5A as compared to what the competition offers. As per as Xiaomi Redmi 5 specifications are concerned, the phone will sport a 5.7-inch display with HD+ resolution (1440 x 720 ...

Sci-tech Lincoln Nautilus takes over for the MKX
Author: 0 Lincoln Nautilus takes over for the MKX

Available Ultra Comfort seats can be adjusted up to 22 ways for personalized comfort, providing lumbar massage created to reduce fatigue. And no-just because there is now a Navigator and a Nautilus , all Lincoln SUVs do not have to start with "N", Parker confirmed.

Sci-tech Rise & Fall expansion announced for Civilization VI
Author: 0 Rise & Fall expansion announced for Civilization VI

Over the course of Sid Meier's Civilization VI , many empires try to rise, but only one can truly stand the test of time. Launching on February 8 next year the expansion most notably features a system where your empire will have to endure dark ages and how you handle these will influence your golden ages (do really well and you'll trigger heroic ages).

Sci-tech Horrifying macOS Bug Lets Anyone Become Admin With No Password
Author: 0 Horrifying macOS Bug Lets Anyone Become Admin With No Password

National Security Agency computer scientist, described the flaw to IBT as "a hacker's dream". Choose Edit Enable Root User , then enter the password that you want to use for the root user. Robots are the next step in using technology to explore sexuality. That's not all. If your Mac displays the name and password fields on the login window, instead of a list of users, you can also log into the entire Mac as root , without a password.

Sci-tech Samsung is reportedly testing Galaxy S9 with Android 8.0 Oreo
Author: 0 Samsung is reportedly testing Galaxy S9 with Android 8.0 Oreo

It's an interesting decision on Samsung's part to release the Galaxy S8 in a new color at this point, seeing how the phone is nearly eight months old. The Samsung Galaxy S8 has a 5.8-inch Quad HD Infinity display which has a display resolution of 2960 x 1440 pixels. The handset is now also available in "Burgundy Red", a colour which for now is exclusive to the Galaxy S8 only.

Sci-tech Aston Martin Vantage GTE Unveiled For The World Endurance Championship
Author: 0 Aston Martin Vantage GTE Unveiled For The World Endurance Championship

ASTON MARTIN has launched a new Vantage , replacing one of the longest-serving sports cars on the road following 12-years of distinguished duty. The Vantage features a high level of standard equipment, including keyless start/stop, tyre pressure monitoring system, parking distance display, park assist and front and rear parking sensors.

Sci-tech The 10 best TV deals this Black Friday
Author: 0 The 10 best TV deals this Black Friday

Meanwhile the Fire HD 10 tablet is on sale for $99.99 and Dash Buttons can be had for $2.50 a piece (and you still get the $5 credit the first time you use one). Conversely, you'll find less discounts shopping at stores such as Costco, Harbor Freight, and Cabela's. Belk customers receive Belk Bucks. Foyleside Shopping Centre is extending its opening hours this Friday to accommodate crowds of bargain-hunting Black Friday shoppers.

Sci-tech Judge tells critics of his sex post: Lighten up
Author: 0 Judge tells critics of his sex post: Lighten up

After posting the message Friday , he edited it to remove some identifying information about the women. The Columbus Dispatch reports the Supreme Court justice confirmed he wrote the post and said, "I'm a candidate for governor and I assume I'm the next target".

Sci-tech Twitter strips prominent white supremacists and neo-Nazis of blue ticks
Author: 0 Twitter strips prominent white supremacists and neo-Nazis of blue ticks

The violations include misleading users on Twitter, as well as promoting hate and harassing others, among other types of behavior that violate Twitter's rules . "Supporting organizations or individuals that promote the above; and inciting or engaging in harassment of others". After receiving public backlash, Twitter froze its verification system to review the process.

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