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Hi-Tech We won't block world leaders, says Twitter
Author: 0 We won't block world leaders, says Twitter

Twitter added: 'Blocking a world leader from Twitter or removing their controversial Tweets , would hide important information people should be able to see and debate. Many Twitter users say that America is a state of human rights and equality so if they would have done same tweets, they would be blocked from social media.

Author: 0 IOS and macOS updates available now address Spectre vulnerabilities

The company was quick to patch Meltdown, however, with iOS 11 .2, macOS 10.13.2 and tvOS 11.2 getting mitigations against the vulnerability. Microsoft has also issued an update for Windows users - KB4056892 - although some users are reporting problems after installing it on AMD-powered PCs.

Hi-Tech Net Neutrality to Get US Senate Vote as Democrats Force Issue
Author: 0 Net Neutrality to Get US Senate Vote as Democrats Force Issue

We refuse to back down. "Any lawmaker foolish enough to be on the wrong side of history by voting against the free and open Internet will regret it come election day". But if you thought the fight for net neutrality was over, think again! The opposition to the FCC repeal is mobilizing in a big way. In fact Facebook has actively worked against net neutrality in many countries like India as it looks to dominate advertising in many developing markets.

Author: 0 Security flaws put virtually all phones, computers at risk

The security flaws, dubbed Meltdown and Spectre, affect nearly all devices running Intel , ARM and AMD processors, according to the researchers who revealed their findings. This is what's called speculative execution: the central processing unit (CPU, also known as a chip or processor) predicts an action the user may want to execute (opening a program, closing an app) and starts it preemptively.

Hi-Tech 9 people go missing in avalanche
Author: 0 9 people go missing in avalanche

The tragedy struck on Friday afternoon when a passenger Tata Sumo going to Tangdar from Kupwara, bearing registration number JK09A/3249, and a Beacon vehicle, and also some pedestrians were hit by an avalanche near Sadhna Top on the Kupwara-Tangdar road.

Hi-Tech Trump says he's done nothing wrong in probe
Author: 0 Trump says he's done nothing wrong in probe

Everything I have done is 100 per cent proper. Nick Ackerman, a former Watergate prosecutor, said Saturday that the big issue in special counsel 's investigation is not whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation, but whether it conspired to steal emails from prominent figures in the Democratic Party.

Hi-Tech Facebook to Be Decentralized? Zuckerberg Looks Into Cryptocurrencies
Author: 0 Facebook to Be Decentralized? Zuckerberg Looks Into Cryptocurrencies

Each January, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rings in the New Year with a personal challenge, like learning Mandarin, running 365 miles, or building an artificially intelligent assistant for his home. Zuckerberg's new year's resolution - a tradition for the executive who in previous years has pledged to learn Mandarin, run 365 miles, and read a book each week - is a remarkable acknowledgment of the awful year Facebook has had.

Author: 0 Apple App Store hit record $300M in sales on New Year's Day

Furthermore, it is expected to make developing and iterating apps for iOS platforms much easier. The company provides fast shipping of apps for the developers via integrations with developer tools for iOS apps like BitBucket, GitLab, and GitHub.

Hi-Tech Amazon Echo to start advertising
Author: 0 Amazon Echo to start advertising

Instead of pressing multiple buttons to enable advanced microwave features, users can simply use their voices. Up until now companies had to create custom skills for Alexa to command their appliances. Amazon has a handful of partners on board, but it isn't clear just how quickly support will roll out. In a Thursday post on the Alexa Blog, Amazon's Mike Mass introduced new tools that will let manufacturers add Alexa support to their cloud-connected microwaves.

Hi-Tech Tuesday Apple Rumors: Battery Replacement is Available for Old iPhones
Author: 0 Tuesday Apple Rumors: Battery Replacement is Available for Old iPhones

Last week Apple said it would charge US$29 to replace a worn out iPhone battery, and this week the company is making it even clearer who can take advantage of the offer. The debate assumes more importance as it was reported recently by Asia headquartered industry analysis firm Counterpoint that Apple earned Dollars 151 on every iPhone sold in Q3 2017 which was five times its nearest competition Samsung which earned USD 31 per phone.

Hi-Tech WhatsApp to discontinue BlackBerry OS and Windows Phone support on December 31
Author: 0 WhatsApp to discontinue BlackBerry OS and Windows Phone support on December 31

WhatsApp is set to pull the plug on various smartphone platforms from December 31, 2017. Nokia Symbian S60, BlackBerry OS and Blackberry 10, Windows Phone 8.0, Nokia S40 will no longer be supported, it added. Blackberry OS is an extremely dated operating system (released in 1999) that powered legendary smartphones such as the Blackberry Bold. There still are quite a few Windows Phone 8.0 users, though, refusing to give up the sturdy Nokia hardware and Windows OS.

Hi-Tech How the arrest at Hyatt Regency Downtown unfolded — TIMELINE
Author: 0 How the arrest at Hyatt Regency Downtown unfolded — TIMELINE

The man, who had not yet been identified by police, was initially going to be arrested for disorderly conduct after he drunkenly refused to leave the hotel's bar, according to the Houston Chronicle . Police said responding officers found a rifle, a shotgun and a handgun in his room, plus ammunition. The name of the man hasn't been immediately released.

Hi-Tech Conte impressed by 'very positive' Chelsea solidity
Author: 0 Conte impressed by 'very positive' Chelsea solidity

The central defender is expected to be fit for Chelsea's game against Norwich in the FA Cup third round next weekend. "We started the game very well, with great desire to score early. Antonio Rudiger opened the scoring after three minutes of play, Danny Drinkwater scored his first Chelsea goal with a screamer in the 9th minute while Pedro increased the home side's tally to three in the 23rd minute.

Hi-Tech Kodi, Formerly Xbox Media Center, Lands on Xbox One
Author: 0 Kodi, Formerly Xbox Media Center, Lands on Xbox One

The version of Kodi that has released on the Xbox One seems to support all of the features one can find on the Windows 10 version. Perhaps the best news for Xbox users is that they finally now have a TV DVR option. I was, however, unable to connect my Drobo 5N2 storage/media streaming NAS but haven't looked into it that deeply yet. Blu-ray and attached storage support is also a big missing feature, but I'm sure it'll only be a matter of time before those get added in as other Xbox One apps now ...

Hi-Tech American Girl's 2018
Author: 0 American Girl's 2018 "Girl of the Year" Is an Aspiring NASA Astronaut

She continued that she always wanted to encourage children to pursue their dreams, it doesn't matter how big they are, and she thinks that it will help to show that those dreams can turn into reality for any child. 'I've been in space and fixed the Hubble space telescope , so I have some perspective on how we use robotics, how we train for robotics'. 'Luciana is a role model for today's girls - empowering them to defy stereotypes, embrace risks and failures, and chart their own course in ...

Author: 0 Vetr Upgrades Activision Blizzard (ATVI) to Strong-Buy

The stock decreased 0.64% or $0.405 during the last trading session, reaching $62.935. About 3.24 million shares traded. Activision Blizzard, Inc . (NYSE:C). Pcj Counsel Ltd holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. Green Square Capital LLC now owns 9,809 shares of the company's stock valued at $633,000 after purchasing an additional 900 shares in the last quarter.

Author: 0 First wireless charging technology approved by the FCC

The company said the device was rigorously tested to make sure that it met consumer safety and regulatory requirements prior to the fed's OK. Current wireless charging technology relies on inductive charging coils that require the smartphone or other device to physically touch the charger, but the WattUp works by converting electricity into radio frequencies that are then beamed at the device.

Hi-Tech OnePlus 5 to get 5T's face unlock feature
Author: 0 OnePlus 5 to get 5T's face unlock feature

OnePlus' facial recognition doesn't use 3D mapping of face but instead relies on existing smartphone sensors and front-camera. OnePlus has yet to fix the timeline of the OnePlus 5 receiving the update. The update also brings optimisations for Shelf and one can upload a photo through Shot on OnePlus. OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei has confirmed on Twitter that Face Unlock will be introduced in OnePlus 5 very soon, with his wishes for Christmass celebrations.

Hi-Tech Google may open offline stores in India next year
Author: 0 Google may open offline stores in India next year

It is believed that Google's new store will be able to offer customers the crucial important hand-on experience of the premium Pixel phones. One executive at a mall claims that the pop-ups have imparted on Google how retail is "important because you can't explain numerous features online".

Hi-Tech Unsafe chills, followed by more snow
Author: 0 Unsafe chills, followed by more snow

If you have to be outside, wear plenty of warm clothing. The chance of snow will increase by Wednesday afternoon, with a good chance of snow showers Wednesday night and Thursday. Gusty winds as the high builds in behind the departing low that brought Monday's snow will make it feel even colder. Wind up to 15 km/h. Northwest winds 0-5 miles per hour.

Hi-Tech Salvation Army, Serving Seniors, NAN fixing Christmas plates for those in need
Author: 0 Salvation Army, Serving Seniors, NAN fixing Christmas plates for those in need

The event drew a large crowd from the community and was highlighted with a choral performance by local members of The Salvation Army, retelling the story of the birth of Jesus Christ. "We had three very successful angel tree distributions", he said. He's truly embraced the message of The Salvation Army. Between company sponsorships and individual donations, the Salvation Army distributed gifts to 2,033 children this year, said Paul Ryerson, one of two captains of the local chapter.

Hi-Tech Apple Sued Over Slowed iPhones
Author: 0 Apple Sued Over Slowed iPhones

Apple also said that this function will appear in the iPhone 7, and it also plans to add it to several other future products. Apple acknowledged the bug and introduced a fix in an update to its operating system software, iOS 10.2.1, which the company said would largely remedy the issue.

Hi-Tech Apple Sued After Admitting to Slowing Down Older iPhones
Author: 0 Apple Sued After Admitting to Slowing Down Older iPhones

Damages from that behavior alone, based on lost productivity (wasted time, deprivation of use and depreciation), are to exceed $5 million. Geekbench developer John Poole has mapped out performance for the iPhone 6S and iPhone 7 over time, and has come to the conclusion that Apple's iOS 10.2.1 and 11.2.0 updates introduce this throttling for different devices.

Hi-Tech Lawsuit: Apple slowed iPhones, forcing owners to buy new phones
Author: 0 Lawsuit: Apple slowed iPhones, forcing owners to buy new phones

Some customers say the company is actually doing it to force customers to buy new phones. The 20-page lawsuit accuses Apple of trying "to fraudulently induce consumers to purchase" new phones. The Chicago lawsuit suggests Apple's motive may have been sinister, though it offers no evidence in the filing. "Plaintiff is informed and believes that Apple was aware of a defect in his affected iPhone at the time he purchased a new one, and not only failed to disclose what it knew, but ...

Author: 0 Tidal will be completely free for 12 days starting on Christmas

Tidal has launched its first TV apps today for the Apple TV and Android TV platforms, letting subscribers access both Tidal's entire library of music along with video content like concerts, livestreams, and music videos directly on their TVs.

Author: 0 Apple facing multiple lawsuits over iPhone battery speed

Amy Bessette, an Apple spokeswoman, didn't immediately respond to an emailed request for comment on the suits , sent before regular business hours in Cupertino, California. They argue Apple installed a new feature to throttle old iPhones without the owners' permission. They filed the lawsuit after Apple acknowledged Wednesday for the first time that it installed a feature previous year for iPhone 6, 6S and SE models that have a degraded and aged battery, to prevent unexpected shutdowns.

Hi-Tech PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Getting 3D Killcam and Other Features Soon
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Getting 3D Killcam and Other Features Soon

Brendon Greene, the Playerunknown himself announced the hit on Twitter and expressed gratitude for the huge response. Killcam functionality provides advanced insight and learning opportunities for players interested in closely re-examining gameplay missteps as well as helping to detect and gather evidence of in-game cheating.

Hi-Tech How To Xbox Party Chat On Your Phone
Author: 0 How To Xbox Party Chat On Your Phone

Though the Xbox app is available on both Android and iOS devices, this new beta is only now available on Android through the Google Play Store . While many criticized Nintendo's voice chat option because it was only available on mobile devices and seemed convoluted, this will be a nice bonus for Xbox fans.

Hi-Tech Premium Can Now Be Unlocked By Watching 15-Second Ads
Author: 0 Premium Can Now Be Unlocked By Watching 15-Second Ads

This ad product is already used today to allow listeners to watch video ads in order to access subscription-only features like the skip more songs or replay tracks. Pandora doesn't say how long your Premium session will last after each ad, but we probably shouldn't expect it to be substantially long. "These new features address that need by marrying rewards-based advertising with the best-in-class on-demand experience we've created with Pandora Premium ".