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AT&T Brings New Unlimited Wireless and Entertainment Deals to Market AT&T Brings New Unlimited Wireless and Entertainment Deals to Market
- February 28, 2017

With AT&T's original unlimited data plan, it decided not to include mobile hotspot, which was a odd decision considering Verizon and T-Mobile offered it. The updated plan comes a couple weeks after AT&T introduced an unlimited mobile data offering that removed a requirement that they also bundle in DirecTV or U-verse TV service. (more...)
Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid pumps out 680 horsepower Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid pumps out 680 horsepower
- February 28, 2017

The four-litre V8 engine from the Panamera Turbo is combined with an electric motor, resulting in 500 kW/680 hp (Combined fuel consumption 2.9 l/100 km; electric energy consumption 16.2 kWh/100 km; Carbon dioxide emissions 66 g/km) of system power and outstanding power delivery: Even when just above idle speed, the Panamera Turbo offers an 850 Nm of torque. (more...)
Lenovo's latest Windows 2-in-1 tablet is just $199
- February 28, 2017

Lenovo announced today at MWC a new portfolio of Windows 10 convertible devices with the Yoga 720 and 520 laptops and the Miix 320 detachable tablet. Rs 77,500). While the Yoga 520 (14-inch) sells at €599 (approx. The Lenovo Yoga 520 laptop comes with fingerprint sensor that provides the device with support for Windows Hello. (more...)
Moto G5 & Moto G5 Plus Smartphones with Metal Bodies & Google Assistant Launched
- February 27, 2017

Motorola says it worked closely with Google to make sure the assistant works well with the Moto software. "The Moto G5 comes with a 5.0" FHD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In the storage segment, it comes with 32GB or 64GB internal storage with an option to expand the storage via microSD card and RAM varies from 2GB-4GB depending on the model you chose. (more...)
VX nerve agent used in Kim death: Malaysian police
- February 26, 2017

According to Malaysian investigators, two female suspects coated their hands with the liquid toxin and wiped it on Kim's face as he waited for a flight home to Macau, where he lived with his family. The one-time designated heir to North Korea's seat of power died on his way to hospital. It was unclear if the embassy official can be detained since police have said he has diplomatic immunity. (more...)
Ghost Recon Wildlands Ruthless Trailer Kicks off Open Beta
- February 26, 2017

All the game's features are available for players, so Open Beta players can get acclimated with the game world before the game's launch. Ultimate Skyrim is still one of my favorite YouTube videos of all time. Game publisher Ubisoft has recently released a new live action trailer for its upcoming tactical shooter video game " Ghost Recon: Wildlands ". (more...)
Twitter makes direct messages more personal
- February 25, 2017

Those other companies interested in using the personalized profiles in the direct messages would have to contact Twitter. Twitter expects the API to drive more personalized experiences and customer satisfaction among its business partners, especially when 77% of people are likely to recommend a brand following a personalized customer service interaction on Twitter, according to research from the social media platform. (more...)
Maha Shivratri 2017: Devotees across India offer prayers to Lord Shiva Maha Shivratri 2017: Devotees across India offer prayers to Lord Shiva
- February 25, 2017

The solemn celebrations will conclude early on Saturday.On this day, devotees offer oblations of water, milk, honey, curd and sandal paste on the Shivling and flowers and fruit, especially the Bel fruit. The festival falls on the 13th or 14th day of the Hindu month of "Phalgun" (February-March). More than 50,000 devotees congregated in the national park. (more...)
Lexus, Porsche top latest JD Power VDS
- February 24, 2017

The research measures problems per 100 vehicles based on the responses from a total of 35,186 original owners of 2014 model-year cars. Lexus and Porsche tie to rank highest in vehicle dependability among all nameplates, with a score of 110 PP100. (more...)
Wireless Charging Method Developed
- February 24, 2017

As with all wireless power transmission schemes, there is the question of safety. The team's approach, laid out in detail here, enables the delivery of 1900 watts of energy throughout the room, with an efficiency of 40 to 95 percent depending on the location of the chargeable device. (more...)
Bao Bao panda leaves Washington for China
- February 24, 2017

The zoo is packing up the American-born panda for a one-way flight Tuesday to China, where the 3-year-old will eventually join a panda breeding program. Initially she will be cared for by an English-speaking keeper, as she doesn't understand commands in Chinese. The Zoo received its first pair of giant pandas in 1972 as a gift from the Chinese government to commemorate a landmark visit by President Richard Nixon. (more...)
Giraffe Baby Watch in NY
- February 24, 2017

As of 10 a.m., the giraffe did not appear to be in labor. Giraffes stay pregnant for 15 months and this is April's fourth calf. "LET THEM KNOW", Animal Adventure Park wrote on Facebook . Giraffes give birth standing up, and the calf falls about 5 feet to the ground. "I would hope that YouTube can realize there was no pornography or nudity on our giraffe cam", Patch said in his Facebook video, holding lettuce in his hand as a giraffe in a pen behind him sniffed at his head. (more...)
Giraffe birth video returns to YouTube Giraffe birth video returns to YouTube
- February 24, 2017

The live stream was a 24/7 video feed of the giraffe April, who is due to give birth to a calf at any moment. Watch the spokesperson's video below, and let us know what you think in the comments. Millions had been watching the stream for hours until it was removed from YouTube early Thursday morning. He then asserts that activists should instead donate to local charities that promote conservation. (more...)
Mobile's LTE-U network is launching this Spring
- February 24, 2017

It also promises to give way to Wi-Fi as the need arises. Verizon has also expressed an interest in both Wi-Fi and LTE using unlicensed spectrum. The capacity-enhancing deployment of LTE-U has been initiated by T-Mobile US Inc (NASDAQ:TMUS) and this will require new smartphones that achieve compatibility with the technology. (more...)
Truex forced to relive closest 2nd in Daytona 500 history
- February 24, 2017

But the argument here is this - let's say Brad Keselowski dominates the first two segments and wins them both, netting 20 points. Coach (Joe Gibbs) and Barney (Visser, Furniture Row Racing owner) have a great relationship and that is so important as we move forward in our quest to continue as one of NASCAR's contending teams. (more...)
Microsoft announces Skype Lite and Linkdin Lite with Aadhar integration
- February 23, 2017

Skype Lite for Android allows the users to make audio and video calls, chat, and use Skype Bots too! The Skype Lite app will be available to download from Google Play Store . Skype, which was once the defacto standard for Indians to connect with their kin overseas on video calls, has been on the verge of extinction, thanks to lighter weight WhatsApp video calls, Google+ video calls among others. (more...)
Dragon Quest Heroes II Explorer's Edition to Include 15 Bonus Weapons Dragon Quest Heroes II Explorer's Edition to Include 15 Bonus Weapons
- February 23, 2017

There is also a cast of many playable characters each with unique moves and abilities - including a host of familiar faces from the DRAGON QUEST® series and four brand new heroes that must team up to defeat an unknown threat looming over the Seven Realms! Square Enix has just announced that Dragon Quest Heroes II will be coming to Steam on April 25th. (more...)
Google and Bing to demote pirate sites in United Kingdom web searches Google and Bing to demote pirate sites in United Kingdom web searches
- February 23, 2017

The Intellectual Property Office ( IPO ) led the discussions to create the code, with the assistance of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). "It is essential that they are presented with links to legitimate websites and services, not provided with links to pirate sites", Jo Johnson, U.K. minister of state for universities, science, research and innovation, said in a press release on Monday. (more...)
Tesla's Q4 Revenue Surges, Beating Expectations, Loss Widens Amid Solar Cost Cuts
- February 23, 2017

The business earned $2.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.33 billion. The electric vehicle producer reported $0.71 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.54) by $1.25. That was a big improvement over the $1.18 a share loss that a consensus of analysts had expected, Bloomberg News reported. Tesla announced today that the hotly-anticipated Model 3 is "on track" to start initial production in July and move up to high-volume production by ... (more...)
Why EU watchdogs say Windows 10 is still a major privacy concern
- February 22, 2017

Each setting offers a brief description of what users can expect when the setting is on or off. But in its letter to Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella, excerpts of which were published by several media outlets, the WP29 said Microsoft's use of the data it collects remains unclear. (more...)
Special edition Red Bull Aston Martins ready to go Special edition Red Bull Aston Martins ready to go
- February 22, 2017

Launching in V8 and V12 Vantage S form, the Red Bull Racing edition has a new set of colours to choose from. In fact that should be Editions, as both V8 S and V12 S coupes are being offered. It appears Aston Martin is also tweaking the vents in the front fenders and is giving the DB11 S a pair of larger side skirts. Aston Martin president and CEO Andy Palmer said, "Motorsport is and will always be a key part of Aston Martin's DNA and both the V8 and V12 Vantage S Red Bull Racing Editions ... (more...)
President Trump calls media 'enemy of the American people' in latest tweet
- February 21, 2017

We have a president and a White House that is attempting to control the news media. On Thursday Trump said the media were "out of control" and that he would take his message "straight to the people". "His war with mainstream media makes it hard for Trump to ally with the media on [the] ideological front against China", the newspaper said. "Fake media not happy!" the US President tweeted Friday. (more...)
Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong has been arrested on bribery charges
- February 20, 2017

A decision may come late on Thursday or early Friday, based on previous instances. While Lee's detention is not expected to hamper day-to-day operations at Samsung firms, which are run by professional managers, experts said it could hinder strategic decision-making at South Korea's biggest conglomerate, or chaebol. (more...)
Galaxy S8 price and color details leak out
- February 20, 2017

Even though Samsung has released the official Nougat update, due to the nature of Android, it will still be a while before your carrier decides to roll out the update. The Galaxy Note 3 is now being sold via Samsung's official pre-owned device program at a mere $250. We'll keep you updated on any new LG G6 details as they become available. (more...)
"Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood" Includes New Samurai Job
- February 20, 2017

Following months of speculation, Square Enix has confirmed that the second job coming to FFXIV: Stormblood is the Samurai. Samurai won't have a base class and will start at level 50, so you can get right to the high-level slicing and dicing. (more...)