• Microsoft, Lenovo and JP Debut Low-Cost Windows PCs for Education
Microsoft, Lenovo and JP Debut Low-Cost Windows PCs for Education

Windows 10 devices are at the core of Microsoft's education-focused offerings. For the past three years, Microsoft has watched as Google's Chromebooks have eaten away at the low-priced Windows PC market. This year, Microsoft will continue expanding the tools on Office for its education customers. In the coming months, the suite will get a dict...

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  • Intel warns users to stay away from its Meltdown, Spectre patch
Intel warns users to stay away from its Meltdown, Spectre patch

In Monday's announcement, Navin Shenoy, executive vice president and general manager of Intel's Data Center Group, called upon OEM device builders, system manufacturers and service providers to "stop deployment of current versions [of the Intel firmware updates], as they may introduce higher than expected reboots and other unpredictable system be...

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  • Irrfan Khan and Vidya Balan win Filmfare Awards
Irrfan Khan and Vidya Balan win Filmfare Awards

The magazine tagged Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan to congratulate him on "winning" the Best Actor award. Vidya Balan and Irrfan Khan won the best actress and actor awards respectively for their performance in Hindi feature films " Tumhari Sulu ", which tells the story of a housewife working as a radio jockey, and " Hindi Medium " - at the...

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  • Rocket Lab successfully launches Electron from New Zealand to Earth orbit Video
Rocket Lab successfully launches Electron from New Zealand to Earth orbit Video

At approximately 2.45pm yesterday its second rocket "Still Testing" was launched from Mahia peninsula, successfully reaching orbit before deploying eight and a half minutes later. Rocket Lab's Electron is in response to this growing market. In its successful launch yesterday, the company initially said it had reached stage separation, before t...

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  • Indiana Panel Votes Against Expanded Cold Beer Sales
Indiana Panel Votes Against Expanded Cold Beer Sales

This vote comes after hours of testimony, and a very big fight from both sides. "Cold beer sales are about convenience for the customer and cold sales would allow us to increase sales, we would have to hire more people". A year ago the commission did not have enough members present for a vote to express support for expanding cold beer sales. But ...

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  • Much warmer weekend gives way to Sunday night storms
Much warmer weekend gives way to Sunday night storms

It was a lovely start to the weekend with lots of sunshine and highs soaring into the 60s, which is warmer than what we forecast for today! Past Monday though, mostly sunny conditions return as high temperatures bounce back into the 40s and 50s.

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  • Google to penalize slow-loading websites
Google to penalize slow-loading websites

Are you still going to be using the desktop speed factor for the desktop index? The update applies the same standard to all pages regardless of what tech it's built with. Chrome User Experience Report , a public dataset of key user experience metrics for popular destinations on the web, as experienced by Chrome users under real-world conditions...

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  • WhatsApp Business begins worldwide roll out on Android
WhatsApp Business begins worldwide roll out on Android

The company bought WhatsApp in 2014 for $19 billion. The WhatsApp Business application is free to download and allows businesses to create a profile with a description, email address, location information and links to official websites.

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  • Xiaomi Mi 7 may show up at MWC 2018 conference
Xiaomi Mi 7 may show up at MWC 2018 conference

A new report coming in from China cites that Xiaomi is readying the Mi Mix 2S and it may be unveiled at the mega tech show- MWC 2018 next month. As for the Xiaomi Mi 7 specs, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun confirmed last month that Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 processor will be in the Mi 7.

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  • Apple, Google Buses Under Attack
Apple, Google Buses Under Attack

Significant damage was done to at least five Apple buses, all off Highway 280 near Woodside, California , TechCrunch reports . Since-deleted post from Twitter user describing shuttle attack . The buses are unmarked, so it's unclear if the attack was targeting Apple. "[We're] taking the precaution of re-routing shuttles as we hear of any inci...

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  • Knoxville doctor warns dangers of Tide Pod Challenge 'very serious'
Knoxville doctor warns dangers of Tide Pod Challenge 'very serious'

Google , whose parent company also owns YouTube , has announced that videos of the Laundry Pod Challenge videos will be deleted from the platform. YouTube and Facebook , which this week testified on Capitol Hill about steps they're taking to detect and remove extremist content on their sites, are also removing videos related to the viral T...

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  • Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery mobile game receives teaser trailer and official details
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery mobile game receives teaser trailer and official details

Since the game's storyline takes place before the events of the " Harry Potter " books and movies, the titular character is nowhere to be seen. In collaboration with Jam City , Portkey Games has announced Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery .

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  • Ford pushes electric cars, new performance versions, more off-roaders
Ford pushes electric cars, new performance versions, more off-roaders

The U.S. automaker forecast adjusted earnings of US$1.45 to US$1.70 a share this year, down from about US$1.78 last year. Ford is now spending over $7billion a year on research and development and this announcement follows on from the company's decision to slash spending on its traditional mainstay, the internal combustion engine.

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  • Federer into Australian Open second round
Federer into Australian Open second round

The six-time Melbourne Park champion, seeded 14th, dropped to his knees and patted the blue court affectionately after completing his first match since retiring hurt from a Wimbledon quarter-final last July. "Guys are coming back, Rafa seems to be in tip-top shape". "Maybe I should have approached these kind of points with a bit more intensity an...

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  • Google Home and Chromecast Devices Causing Wi-Fi Outages
Google Home and Chromecast Devices Causing Wi-Fi Outages

The high amount of data "packets" can cause routers to either drop their internet connection or their connection to the devices. Now, it looks like something similar is happening with the Google Home Max. The company explained that under normal circumstances, Google's casting devices are created to wake from a sleep state every so often to commun...

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  • ESRB Rates Scribblenauts Showdown for PS4
ESRB Rates Scribblenauts Showdown for PS4

Interactive Entertainment made it official. Since its layoffs back in 2016 and the cancellation of the planned Scribblenauts: Fighting Words for iOS, 5th Cell has yet to produce another game. "Wordy" mini-games require unleashing the best object or character from the vast Scribblenauts dictionary of over thirty-five thousand words to outsmart a...

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  • Bitcoin slides 18 per cent on crackdown fears, cryptocurrency rivals also plunge
Bitcoin slides 18 per cent on crackdown fears, cryptocurrency rivals also plunge

Back in December, the price of Bitcoin plummeted when South Korea introduced tighter regulations and said it was considering shutting down exchanges. Chinese authorities could ban the centralised trading of cryptocurrencies and associated activities, according to a memo issued by a central banker.

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  • All-new Ford Mustang Bullitt unleashed
All-new Ford Mustang Bullitt unleashed

As expected, Ford has finally unveiled the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt at the Detroit Auto Show . Ford also promised, though coming at a much later year, a new battery-electric vehicle by 2020, in the form of the Mach 1 SUV . Automatic transmissions are not available because nothing beats a cue ball shifter. This is a special edition, so produc...

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  • New 2019 Kia Forte launched at Detroit Motor Show for U.S. market
New 2019 Kia Forte launched at Detroit Motor Show for U.S. market

The cowl point was also pushed back five inches. The Stinger influence extends to the headlight design and shape (projector lights, with LED available) and a more sculpted hood. Wireless phone charging is optional, as is a 320-watt Harman Kardon sound system. Well, the Lamborghini "does go a little faster, if you're into that whole speed thing"...

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  • Toyota Avalon Promises to be a Functional Family-Friendly Cruiser
Toyota Avalon Promises to be a Functional Family-Friendly Cruiser

Either variant the customers choose, they get the new eight-speed Direct Shift automatic gearbox (fitted with a torque converter) for what Toyota describes as a "more enveloping and direct driving feel" over the current six-speed auto transmission.

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