Tech


Tesla introduces idle fees to free up Supercharger slots
- December 20, 2016

Tesla has previously introduced a text messaging warning service, that sent a message to the owner of a vehicle every five minutes after it was left unoccupied after charging. Tesla agrees. The blog post says, "We envision a future where cars move themselves once fully charged, enhancing network efficiency and the customer experience even further". (more...)
Facebook Adds Group Video Chatting to Messenger Platform Facebook Adds Group Video Chatting to Messenger Platform
- December 20, 2016

Not to worry, however, if your group is a little larger because up to 50 people can listen and chime in via voice and stay involved in the chat by sending text, stickers, emojis and GIFs. To get started, you'll need the latest version of Messenger . As you would expect, calls are free over Wi-Fi, and can also be made using your carrier data. (more...)
Centre creates email ID for tip-off on black money Centre creates email ID for tip-off on black money
- December 17, 2016

Till taxes are paid and full investigation is completed on the deposits that have been made in bank accounts, black can not become white. Hasmukh Adhia also announced that previously undeclared money which has now been deposited in the bank won't be treated as white money. (more...)
The Walking Dead: A New Frontier Will Skip PS3 And Xbox 360 The Walking Dead: A New Frontier Will Skip PS3 And Xbox 360
- December 17, 2016

There's an FAQ on the process here. Unfortunately, the latest The Walking Dead installment is only available on the latest PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. At any rate, those Walking Dead fans who are willing to continue along with the game's overarching narrative are going to be privy to an exciting premiere if the trailer for Parts 1 and 2 of A New Frontier is indicative of all the changes to come. (more...)
Apple will charge $69 to replace a lost AirPod
- December 16, 2016

Apple announced the AirPods and their availability in a press release . The company published on its site warranty information for the new wireless earphones that went on sale Tuesday. The AirPods are nearly identical to the EarPods if the old headphones cut off right at the stems. Just a couple of days ago, Apple announced that its AirPod wireless headphones were finally available for preorder with delivery expected around December 21. (more...)
California to Uber: Stop Your Self-Driving Cabs Right Now Or Else California to Uber: Stop Your Self-Driving Cabs Right Now Or Else
- December 16, 2016

In a blog published on the same day, Anthony Levandowski - Uber's head of advanced technology - referenced a "debate" over whether the company needed a permit to operate self-driving vehicles in the state. "It was close enough that we were both kind of like, 'Woah.' It's close enough that you kind of react and are sort of rattled". The new Volvo vehicles include an internally-mounted supercomputer along with a custom integrated cooling systems for the computer and the integrated storage. (more...)
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO): Updated Analyst Ratings The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO): Updated Analyst Ratings
- December 16, 2016

It has 466.85 million of outstanding shares and its shares float measured at 160.72. The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) have shown a low EPS growth of -8.00% in the last 5 years and has earnings growth of -27.20% yoy. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability has 0.36% invested in the company for 479,203 shares. That compares with the mean forecast $10.51B and $0.48/share, respectively. (more...)
Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NASDAQ:PIR) To Report Earnings Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NASDAQ:PIR) To Report Earnings
- December 16, 2016

The company's price sits 26.09% above from its 50-day moving average of $5.51 and 22.28% above from the stock's 200-day moving average of $5.01. Pier 1 Imports (NYSE: PIR ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, December 14th. (more...)
Facebook Messenger chats up zippier camera, Snapchat-like masks
- December 16, 2016

The Facebook Messenger Camera is not new, but it has been revamped to a degree. The update is part of a broader effort by Facebook to get people sharing more photos and videos with one another on the app. Facebook has added "thousands" of stickers, frames, masks and effects to let you personalise every image and make no two photos quite the same. Aside from these, they can also doodle on their photos and clips using their finger or even add emojis and stickers. (more...)
Twitter Is Finally Doing Live Video Right
- December 15, 2016

Once users are live, anyone on Twitter and Periscope can join their live video. How Do This Live Video Streaming Works? To live-stream within the Twitter app, all you need to do is hit "compose tweet", then press the "Live" button. Like Facebook and other rivals, Twitter is taking its video strategy seriously. What happens to Periscope since Twitter users can broadcast live videos with or without installing the app or signing up for an account? Before, people are just limited to type ... (more...)
Canadian actor Alan Thicke, star of 'Growing Pains,' dead at 69
- December 15, 2016

He also appeared in the soap opera "The Bold and the attractive", hosted "The Alan Thicke Show" daytime talk programme for three years, and tried his hand at a largely unsuccessful nighttime talk show called " Thicke of the Night " for one season beginning in 1983. (more...)
Dishonored 2 New Game Plus Patch Coming Soon Dishonored 2 New Game Plus Patch Coming Soon
- December 15, 2016

Previously, Corvo and Emily's power trees were entirely separate from one another, and gamers assumed that the New Game Plus mode would simply give them an equal number of Runes, the in-game currency with which players get new powers, to the ones they had invested in during their first playthrough. (more...)
How To Group Chat, Use Scissors, Paintbrush, Shazam Tool And More
- December 14, 2016

We couldn't think of a better time to announce Groups, a new way to communicate with up to 16 friends on Snapchat . Start a group chat from the chat screen or after creating a snap. Snapchat addicts can now hold down on the app's camera to identify a song playing in their vicinity. In addition to the Group Chat flex, Snapchat has introduced a pair of fresh Creative Tools: Scissor and Paintbrush . (more...)
Instagram rolls out its Live video feature in the US Instagram rolls out its Live video feature in the US
- December 14, 2016

Serious as ever about its video strategy, Facebook recently unveiled a major ad campaign for Facebook Live in the United States and the United Kingdom. Facebook acquired Instagram back in 2012 for $1 billion which was a pretty wonderful deal, and the social platform has been growing steadily ever since. (more...)
Langley, BC, apartment building destroyed by massive fire
- December 13, 2016

Firefighters say the blaze started on a fourth floor balcony and spread to the attic, rapidly moving from unit to unit and consuming the building's roof from the inside. There is a 3 alarm condo fire right now in downtown Langley. The City of Langley said an information session would be held Sunday night to advise residents on what will happen next. (more...)
Kim Kardashian returns to the spotlight in lingerie for LOVE advent calendar Kim Kardashian returns to the spotlight in lingerie for LOVE advent calendar
- December 13, 2016

There's no better way to make a comeback than in your bra and panties, right?! As " Day 12 " of the LOVE Advent calendar (which has, to date, featured other scantily-clad women such as Emily Ratajkowski, Kendall Jenner and Doutzen Kroes in its sexy Christmas countdown), Kim was predictably draped in white lace lingerie by Agent Provocateur and a oversized fur coat. (more...)
Pokémon GO Adds in New Pocket Monsters and Santa Hats Pokémon GO Adds in New Pocket Monsters and Santa Hats
- December 13, 2016

As previously teased (and leaked) Gen 2 Pokemon have made it to Pokemon Go but forget that because Santa-hatted Pikachu have also arrived and this is all that matters right now. Some of these include Togepi, Pichu, and so on. Now, new Pokemon Go Pokemon are coming in. This will likely be the first hint of more Pokemon to come. (more...)
Apple Releases iOS 10.2 with new Emoji, TV App, and More Apple Releases iOS 10.2 with new Emoji, TV App, and More
- December 13, 2016

It brings several new features and design changes. Fortunately, Apple saw the error in its ways and restored the peach (now with a slightly different color palette) to its natural glory. The download should begin and then restart your phone, although once it's finished downloading you might have to go back to the screen to install . The app's single sign-on (SSO) feature simplifies the process. (more...)
Bob Dylan Cops a Nobel Bob Dylan Cops a Nobel
- December 12, 2016

Dylan said he too focuses on "mundane matters" such as recording in the right key, not on whether his songs are literature. Dylan thanked the Swedish Academy "for taking the time to consider that very question and, ultimately, for providing such a wonderful answer". (more...)
ExxonMobil CEO is Trump's top pick for secretary of state
- December 12, 2016

Tillerson represented his company in Russian Federation during Boris Yeltsin's administration, and in 2013 the Kremlin awarded him Russia's "Order of Friendship". Priebus was among a handful of Trump advisers who traveled with him to Maryland Saturday for the annual Army-Navy football game. Tillerson met with Trump for more than two hours Saturday morning at Trump Tower in New York City. (more...)
Active Stock Momentum: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)
- December 12, 2016

Shares of Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD ) opened at 6.52 on Friday. 22 analysts projected Price Targets for Advanced Micro Devices , Inc. Wells Fargo & Co. The institutional investor owned 946,325 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock after buying an additional 117,205 shares during the period. (more...)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered trailer
- December 12, 2016

During that time, players who log into Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare each day will receive free gifts. Apart from the 10 original maps of the "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare", six more will be made available for free on December 13, 2016, says GameSpot . (more...)
Top VR Developers Unite to Form the Global Virtual Reality Association Top VR Developers Unite to Form the Global Virtual Reality Association
- December 12, 2016

This can consist of advertising, hosting demonstrations, creating content, and helping others who are also in the VR industry. While the GVRA seeks to "share best practices, conduct research, and bring the worldwide VR community together as tech progresses", it should be noted that the devices these companies make are not totally compatible with each other. (more...)
'Kabali' top trending movie trailer on YouTube in 2016 'Kabali' top trending movie trailer on YouTube in 2016
- December 11, 2016

Major Lazer made an exclusive mix just for the YouTube Rewind featuring parts of " Sorry ", " Closer ", "Work From Home ", that insane "Pen Pineapple Apple Pen" song and more! Google makes a point of showing off its new smartphone, the Google Pixel, at several points throughout the video and the Huawei Watch makes a cameo on the wrist of the most-subscribed YouTuber, PewDiePie . (more...)
Original Crash Bandicoot Producer Hates Remastered Trilogy Original Crash Bandicoot Producer Hates Remastered Trilogy
- December 11, 2016

The new trailer for the video game showcased the upgraded visuals and its new features. Many believe that "Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy" is a remaster of all the three games. This time around, the surprise is that those developers, Vicarious Visions is going to be working on Destiny 2 . The best way to understand a game is to play it, and boy, did we play the Crash games. (more...)