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Warmer Temperatures and Fog in the Weekend Forecast


Today will be mostly dry, but a stray sprinkle can not be completely ruled out this afternoon and evening. Saturday will be partly to mostly cloudy and humid. In fact, temperatures managed to warm into the low 40s despite a fair amount of snow cover. In fact, daytime highs should remain above average through the remainder of the work week, with low to mid 50s on tap for the Piedmont and Triad and 40s for the mountains. Read More »

Apple plans second campus

The company has data centres in seven states. That number also includes the approximately $ 38 billion the company anticipates paying to bring home its overseas cash horde. Apple's announcement of another campus appears much different than Amazon's . Apple is planning to invest billions in the USA economy over the next several years - after hoarding most of its enormous cash stockpile outside the country. Read More »

Samsung files patent for smartphone display with hole area

Whenever it becomes a reality, it will be interesting to see Samsung implement an all-screen display on a commercial smartphone. Design (metal and glass) is expected to remain the same as well. He is also using a Verizon-branded Motorola Moto Z Play Droid supplied by his job. Apple solved the problem on the iPhone X by cutting out a notch at the top of the display. Read More »

Facebook will ask users to rank news outlets they trust


Some digital agencies only have themselves to blame for not diversifying their content and relying exclusively on Facebook - a lesson that publishers learnt for themselves when Facebook updated its algorithm in 2014 and organic reach began to decline. Read More »

Nintendo Labo Explained: 9 Things You Need To Know


Lost Sphear , the new game from RPG Factory, is among the first new games coming to Nintendo Switch in 201, and it delivers just that. The Nintendo Switch eShop adds an impressive 16 titles over the next week, ramping things up significantly after a rather quiet start to the year . Read More »

Tech giant to build new campus, hire 20000 employees


The company said it expects tax repatriation payments of about $ 38 billion , indicating that it will bring a portion of its $250 billion overseas cash back to the U.S. "I think they have struck the right balance between the fat cats and the everyday person", said Gene Munster , Loup Ventures' managing partner. In addition to the investment plan and the tax payment, it has also pledged to use $97 billion to cover debts accrued for share buybacks and dividends - mechanisms it used before ... Read More »

2017 one of hottest years on record


According to a report released on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, US and British scientists calculate that 2017 wasn't the hottest year on record, but close and unusually warm for no El Nino cooking the books. NOAA found the average surface temperature on land in 2017 was 2.36 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the 20th century average, while the average global sea surface temperature was 1.21 degrees Fahrenheit warmer. Read More »

IBM revenue rises after 22 quarters of dwindling earnings


For the fourth quarter, IBM reported an adjusted EPS of $5.18, increasing 3 percent year over year, and beating Thomson Reuters analysts' estimates of $5.17. Kavanaugh said in an interview. In cloud, meanwhile, the company claimed a 27 per cent increase in revenues , up to $5.5 billion, for all public, private and hybrid cloud sales. Read More »

Major carmakers stake $90 billion on electric vehicles


The G-Class remains firmly a fossil-burner for now, but none other than Arnold Schwarzenegger was on hand at the launch to ask Daimler boss Dieter Zetsche about the potential for an electric G-Class, to which he replied: "Last year we said we would electrify the whole Mercedes portfolio". Read More »

South Korea considers shutting down domestic cryptocurrency exchanges


Julian Hosp, co-founder of TenX, a firm that wants to make it easier for people to spend virtual currencies, that bitcoin could hit $60,000 in 2018, but could crash first. Well, some say not so much. "You have more regulatory uncertainty . and because of these falls, you have these other fallouts", he said, referring to the collapse of some cryptocurrencies in the recent slump in prices. Read More »

Immigration tensions build in Congress as shutdown looms


Up against a Friday midnight deadline, Republicans were now angling for passing a bill that extends federal spending into mid-February and re-authorizes the Children's Health Insurance Program for six years, with no immigration-related measure included. Read More »

Trump Admin Asks SCOTUS to Hear DACA


But Senator Lindsey Graham, one of the bipartisan deal's Republican authors, said it would pass if Trump gets behind it. Republicans won the first four past year, all in Republican-leaning districts, but Democrats improved their performance from previous elections in each race. Read More »

Bitcoin loses almost half its value in crypto-market bloodbath


Bitcoin , Ripple and Ethereum tumbled Tuesday as South Korea eyes banning trading of cryptocurrencies , while IBM (IBM) announced a blockchain joint venture with a shipping giant. China is one of the biggest bitcoin mining hubs in the world. Bloomberg reported on Monday that the Chinese government was also planning to shut down online marketplaces that allow the trading of domestic Chinese as well as foreign cryptocurrencies. Read More »

The many skills of Alexa


At the back end of previous year, Amazon launched a slew of new devices, of which the Echo Spot was among the most interesting, if not THE most interesting. Whilst Amazon is ramping up integration of Alexa in third-party devices, its clear Microsoft is playing the long game. Alexa can still hear and understand you most of the time. Read More »

Motorola's 2018 Moto X5, G6 & Z3 Phones Revealed In Massive Leak


The render above allegedly shows the Moto Z3 Play (top) and the Moto Z3 (bottom), though there's notably no Z3 Force mentioned. It's inspired quite a bit by the 2017 Moto X4 design, with the metal rear dropped for a glass back. A 12MP rear camera is complemented by a second 5MP sensor, while there's a larger 16MP front-facer and a 3,000 mAh battery. It will be driven by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with either 2GB or 3GB of RAM. Read More »

YouTube sets stricter ad rules to prevent inappropriate content


All Google Preferred-eligible creators will now be subject to an increased vetting process from YouTube . Though not explicitly mentioned but the new rules can well be seen as the aftershocks of the Logan Paul incident . Paul's channel was removed from Google Preferred as a result of the video. The platform is not new to pulling its creators off the program. Mohan and Kyncl said that on February 20, a 30-day grace period will be given to existing channels. Read More »

IND up against Centurion pitch


However, Kohli's joy was cut short as a faux pas gifted South Africa the breakthrough, as Pandya was run out for not dragging his bat in. That Ngidi didn't as much have a second look after painfully hitting into Parthiv's ribcage that left the batsman breathless for a moment reflected their coldness. Read More »

Detroit Auto Present: 2019 Hyundai Veloster delivers efficiency and new options


The liftgate handle is moved off the liftgate and closer to the rear-glass wiper, giving the rear of the auto a sleeker appearance. The peculiar passenger-side door configuration-with a conventional front-hinged small rear door to make getting in the rear seats easier-is as much a styling signature of the little hatchback as anything, and remains a love-it-or-leave-it decision. Read More »

The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Is Ready to Conquer The World


The new Mustang keeps the current 5.0-liter V8 but output is bumped to "at least 475 hp", according to Ford, and 420 lb-ft. The Bullitt Mustang pays homage to the original silver screen vehicle with the same classic Dark Highland green body paint and chrome accents apart from the uber-cool five-spoke alloy wheels. Read More »

Africa reach 90-2 on Day 3


South Africa's batting coach Dale Benkenstein told Supersport that at first India didn't want to stay but insisted on carrying on once they saw a couple of balls move. It was Morkel who made the first breakthrough in India's reply, taking a return catch to account for KL Rahul, and India were in big trouble at 28-2 when Cheteshwar Pujara was needlessly run out first ball thanks to Ngidi's direct hit from mid-on. Read More »

Mario Tennis Aces: trailer and first details


Payday 2 comes with full touch screen menu support, and a newly developed rumble feature that responds as you, for example, fire weapons or throw grenades. Which means we still don't know what Nintendo's big first party games are for this year. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle DLC - Speaking of Donkey Kong , guess who's going to be the next playable character in Nintendo's weird partnership with Ubisoft? Aces , meanwhile, finally decked out the Mushroom Kingdom group in proper ... Read More »

The 5 biggest Nintendo Switch games announced in today's Nintendo Direct


Not to mention it's the first time you can play a Dark Souls video game anywhere you want! This mini-game will be available after you finish the main game. It's called Mario Tennis Aces and it's going to be the first Mario sports game for the Nintendo Switch since the console was launched. Whether Nintendo ports over the Wii U version of Smash or creates a new entry completely, we'll nearly certainly see the franchise on Switch before long, so get excited for that. Read More »

Nintendo Switch Exclusive Games For 2018


Whether another Direct happens or not, you can be sure to check in for updates on Nintendo's plans with OnlySP's Twitter and Facebook . The game adds a new story mode where you can fight bosses. This is due out in Autumn 2018 for the Nintendo Switch . Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana (Summer 2018 ) - Another re-release sees this well-reviewed RPG finally landing on a Nintendo console. Read More »

Dark Souls, Odyssey and More from Nintendo Direct Mini


During a much-hyped Nintendo Direct Mini (hyped despite Nintendo never actually advertising its existence before it dropped online) the company announced a slew of titles and updates for release during 2018's first quarter. We don't have too many specifics but Mario Tennis Aces will be Switch's return to the court with a fancy new story mode alongside it. Action-RPG Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana features rhythmic battles, large monsters, anime cutscenes, and base-building. Read More »

Lenovo has a Google Home with a Display


CES 2018 provided a platform for the display provider Vuzix which has been trying to make a fresher, advanced model of Google glasses for quite some time now and seems to have finally succeeded. Revealing that it sold millions of Echo units, reports have uncovered that Amazon may not have actually made any profit from the sales. With a simple voice command a user can access an array of information, such as weather, news or sports scores, play games and plug into thousands of "skills", ... Read More »

ProBeat: Alexa was CES 2018's buzzword

Google , which has not traditionally had a big presence at CES , was out in a big way as it plastered Las Vegas with its ads in a bid to show that Google Assistant is indeed everywhere . The company announced at the show that it was brining Alexa to Windows 10 PCs, starting with HP. Simply saying telling it "Good morning", will make the display light up and show personalised information for users to get ready for the day such as showing the weather, pending activities and appointments. Read More »

Cool Smart Home Assistants At CES 2018

At CES 2018 , Google announced the support for Google Assistant for Smart Displays . TechJuice for Browser: Get breaking news notifications on your browser. Lenovo's new hub comes in two formats, one with an 8-inch screen and another with a 10-inch screen. When not in use, you can set it to be a digital picture frame as it displays your pictures from Google photos. Read More »

South Africa ease to 78/0 at lunch on flat pitch


An Indian spinner dominating on day one of a Test on the highveld is a rare thing. For large parts of Saturday (January 13), it looked like South Africa would walk in to stumps with plenty of smiles and wickets intact. On the other hand, India who did not deserve six wickets on the day, got so. What India got was an economy rate of 4.18 from Shami and 3.16 from Bumrah despite a late slowdown. Read More »

Oprah shows deep mud in her garden, rescue helicopters overhead

Two dozen people remain missing after the mudslides swept through Santa Barbara County following a rainstorm that swept the area on Tuesday. "Mud came in an instant, like a dam breaking ", Montecito resident Ben Hyatt told CNN. An orthopedic surgeon and his daughter were also among the 17 victims. The 63-year-old media proprietor took to Instagram on January 10 to show her devoted followers how the natural disaster has affected her neighborhood. Read More »

TODAY'S FORECAST: Rain, temperature drop throughout the day


All rain should be expected through late Friday night and may lead to some flooding concerns in areas where drains are covered by snow . The storm is expected to gradually end on Friday . Possible isolated to scattered power outages are also worth noting and preparing for. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Read More »

NASA Finds Vast Deposits of Ice Just Under Martian Surface


In one scarp, the team found that over the course of only three martian years, multiple meter-wide boulders dislodged themselves from the ice deposits, tumbling down into the valley below. If humans ever get to explore Mars they will not have to look too far to quench their thirsts, a new study has suggested. The space agency says the MRO found a total of eight locations where these thick ice layers are exposed, all of them on eroding slope faces. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy On Nxt 16GB goes on sale today via Flipkart


Reported by GSMArena , the phone could be the successor variant of either Samsung Galaxy On7 or Galaxy On8. It carries a price-tag of INR 9,500 and will go on sale starting January 5 at all major retail stores in the country. For SD card there is a dedicated slot and there is no need to pull back one sim. As for when it will launch, we assume it will be around when Samsung launches the Galaxy S9 , which could be relatively soon. Read More »