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Industry Intel to bring 5G to laptops next year
Author: 0 Intel to bring 5G to laptops next year

The blue team expects to demonstrate some of the potential of 5G and its progress on producing compatible modems by live-streaming video to a PC over a 5G network at the event. Intel is saying the PC will become a "central hub" for processing incredible amounts of data, once 5G is available. The development of such devices is critical for Intel, which is in a race with Qualcomm and Samsung to be the provider of choice for 5G modems.

Industry Land Rover introduces the Explore outdoor-ready smartphone
Author: 0 Land Rover introduces the Explore outdoor-ready smartphone

Land Rover has teamed up with phone firms in the past to build rugged devices for adventure-seeking buyers, but these often lacked the style and functionality of popular smartphones. The phone is compatible with all Land Rover in-car applications and is available with extra equipment and fittings, such as mounts of bike handlebars.

Industry Intel Releases Updated Microcode For Meltdown and Spectre
Author: 0 Intel Releases Updated Microcode For Meltdown and Spectre

It released new microcode for mainstream Skylake processors earlier this month. The Inquirer did not receive any information on the performance hit of these new fixes, though they should be comparable to the effect of the originals. It's been nearly a month since Intel yanked some of its earliest patches for the Spectre vulnerabilities because of system instability and unexpected reboots.

Industry Airbnb Plus Will Make Sure Your Rental Isn't a Dump
Author: 0 Airbnb Plus Will Make Sure Your Rental Isn't a Dump

While the company's motto is "Everyone can belong anywhere", co-founder Brian Chesky said that their global footprint has helped them achieve the "everywhere" but Airbnb wasn't yet for "everyone". "This is a problem". New Airbnb Collections will offer unique home collections created to match the most popular types of trips travelers are searching for-like, family trips, group getaways and honeymoons.

Industry Version 1.2.0 Update Available for Super Mario Odyssey
Author: 0 Version 1.2.0 Update Available for Super Mario Odyssey

The update , which was announced last month during a Nintendo Direct Mini, adds a new mini-game called Luigi's Balloon World . To get into balloon world you just have to hunt Luigi down in whatever kingdom you're in and chat to him to get started.

Industry Samsung's Galaxy S9 AR Reveal Has Been Leaked
Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy S9 AR Reveal Has Been Leaked

Both the sensors will also likely have optical zoom. It also has the invite that that was shared by Samsung earlier for the Galaxy Unpacked event. The company is also said to launch the Nokia 8 Sirocco (2018) smartphone, which will feature a 5.5-inch OLED display and will be powered by a Snapdragon 835 processor, paired with 6GB RAM.

Industry Stocks open mixed after winning week
Author: 0 Stocks open mixed after winning week

Ross Stores dropped $2.19, or 2.7 percent, to $77.98. A sell-off in the afternoon wiped out early gains, which were led by technology companies. NXP Semiconductors shot up 6.0 per cent after U.S. On Monday US financial markets were closed for the President's Day holiday. Rite Aid's stock, which has shed more than half its value over the past year, rose 7 cents, or 3.3 percent, to $2.20.

Industry Apple in Talks to Buy Cobalt Makers
Author: 0 Apple in Talks to Buy Cobalt Makers

The cobalt Apple uses at the moment comes from Congo and it does get a lost of criticism because the labour used in such mines suffer from appalling conditions and use child labour. SK Innovation, which plans to use the raw materials at an EV battery manufacturing plant in Hungary, agreed to buy all of the project's planned output for up to 13 years, according to the filing.

Industry Winter Olympics women's downhill skiing: Lindsey Vonn wins bronze
Author: 0 Winter Olympics women's downhill skiing: Lindsey Vonn wins bronze

One after another skier flew down the hill, and it seemed as if Vonn's time might put a silver medal around her neck. Vonn quipped while waiting, a reference to the super-G and the Czech Ester Ledeczka's surprise victory. Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather, whose mother Hanni Wenzel is a former Olympic champion, took bronze. Vonn now has 81 World Cup triumphs. However, her sisters Laura and Karin told Reuters that they would "never say never" when it came to Vonn's career.

Author: 0 Microsoft publishes, deletes WIndows 10 on Arm limitations list

The new page carries across some of the content described in the previous document but with less focus on limitations, such as Hyper-V not being supported on Windows on Arm. Windows 10 on ARM is a very interesting proposition for road warriors. But changing the underlying architecture of an operating system to support a different kind of processor isn't easy, and we've always known that ARM-powered Windows PCs will have some limitations compared to x86.

Industry Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners suffering yet more issues
Author: 0 Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners suffering yet more issues

However the company has not revealed any specific selection criteria which are required for the offer, the report on the other hands claims to be sure that the offer is limited to the Nexus owners in the US. After the discount is applied, the 64GB Pixel 2 XL will cost $18.74 per month, while the 128GB Pixel 2 XL will cost $22.91 per month. The camera also features Geo Tagging, ISO control, OIS and 4K video recording.

Industry Heavy shelling in Uri sector on, three civilians injured
Author: 0 Heavy shelling in Uri sector on, three civilians injured

After the Sanjuwan incident, in which three terrorists and seven others including six soldiers were killed, on February 10, Pakistan has refused to accept the bodies of its citizens, he said. The body of the slain intruder was recovered by the Indian army on this side of the LoC on Monday morning. The state police said there were no reports on loss of property yet, and that the Indian Army was "retaliating effectively".

Industry Xbox Games With Gold for March Revealed
Author: 0 Xbox Games With Gold for March Revealed

Halfway through the month we get a bit of a treat as the slow-mo, intense strategy shooter Superhot will be made available for Xbox One, along with Quantum Conundrum for the last generation platform. Do you have the skill to plan your moves, dodge bullets, and win the battle? If you gift an EA game or DLC purchase worth $4.49 or more during the sale, you'll receive a free one month subscription to EA Access.

Industry 'Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia' coming soon to a bookstore near you
Author: 0 'Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia' coming soon to a bookstore near you

Obviously, trying to cram retrospectives and details about all of those 200 games into a single book would be a near impossible feat, so this encyclopedia is going to narrow its focus just a bit. There's no word on whether or not Dark Horse also plans to release a special edition of the Super Mario Encylopedia . The retail price is $39.99 and, as of writing, is only scheduled for a USA release, having already launched in Japan way back in 2015 (hence the lack of Odyssey ).

Industry Metal Gear Survive Download Size Revealed
Author: 0 Metal Gear Survive Download Size Revealed

Four player online co-op will be supported in the separate horde/survival mode. Players that participate in the beta will also receive a special reward should they purchase the full game when it releases later this month. Taking all of this into consideration, it will be interesting to see whether or not Metal Gear fans and gamers at large will take to Survive by purchasing a copy of Konami's revised version of the original franchise.

Industry Volkswagen teases ID Vizzion concept
Author: 0 Volkswagen teases ID Vizzion concept

Vizzion, engineers have systematically exploited the potentials of autonomous driving", Volkswagen says. The I.D. Vizzion boasts of an interior without any traditional interfaces such as a steering wheel or visible controls, instead receiving input from its occupants via voice and gesture control.

Industry EA Officially Announces Burnout Paradise Remastered Releasing in March
Author: 0 EA Officially Announces Burnout Paradise Remastered Releasing in March

This ultimate version will include the full game, along with all the DLC packs that came out after release, including Big Surf Island , Cops and Robbers and more. Ten years ago, we got the last title in the Burnout series, Burnout Paradise . It will be available later this year on Origin for PC, bringing the Big Surf Island add-on to PC players for the very first time.

Industry Amazon dangles Prime credit card cashback deal as Whole Foods lure
Author: 0 Amazon dangles Prime credit card cashback deal as Whole Foods lure

Now it looks like they might have come up with a way. And if you have the card but are not a Prime member, you'll get 3% back on your Whole Foods purchases. But this time a 5% back deal has extended to purchases beyond Amazon.com. Other card benefits include no annual fee, no foreign transaction fees when traveling or when cross-border shopping, travel protection, 24/7 concierge service and zero fraud liability, and no cap on rewards earned, and no expiration date on those rewards.

Industry Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 + 2 Coming to Switch This May
Author: 0 Mega Man Legacy Collection 1 + 2 Coming to Switch This May

It's worth noting that this will actually just include the physical version of Mega Man Legacy Collection while Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 will be a digital download. It's a good way to get ready for the next entry in the series, Mega Man 11, which is coming in 2018 to the Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

Industry Pay your utility bills with Google Tez
Author: 0 Pay your utility bills with Google Tez

To add a new biller, you simply search the list of supported companies for the ones you want. In the app, it works as simple as a tap on New Payment, and then on Pay your bills. In order to do this, tap on New Payment on the home screen. User can pay electricity bills, gas bills, landline bills, and postpaid mobile bills.

Industry Samsung new SSD hard drive is industry's biggest at 30 TB
Author: 0 Samsung new SSD hard drive is industry's biggest at 30 TB

In addition to the new capacity, the latest enterprise SSD by Samsung is touted to deliver almost twice the performance levels of the previous generation . "This represents almost 4X the random read performance, and some 3X the sequential read performance of typical 2.5" SATA SSDs. Included in these advancements is a highly efficient controller architecture that integrates nine controllers from the previous high-capacity SSD lineup into a single package, enabling a greater amount of space ...

Industry Google Search app's latest Beta allows users to edit and share screenshots
Author: 0 Google Search app's latest Beta allows users to edit and share screenshots

From what we can tell, Google Pay - G Pay - is a reskinned version of the Android Pay application. Meanwhile, Google Wallet is temporarily getting rebranded as Google Play Send until it gets slowly integrated within Google Pay . Some of those new features include a redesigned Home screen that's meant to give you more information at a glance, such as recent purchases, nearby stores, and details about any rewards you may have earned.

Industry Windows Phone users will no longer receive push notifications
Author: 0 Windows Phone users will no longer receive push notifications

Live tiles will not receive updates either, and neither will the "find my phone" feature work. Therefore, if you do have phones with either of the two loaded, your notifications will cease to exist. Windows Phone 7.5 and 8.0 were introduced in 2011 and 2012 respectively, but since then Microsoft has seen its market share in the mobile phone operating system market plummet - dropping to just 0.1% in the first quarter of 2017, according to analyst firm IDC.

Industry New iPhone bug blocks users from chat apps
Author: 0 New iPhone bug blocks users from chat apps

Users state when apps try and load the particular Telugu character, they instantly become engulfed in a series of crashes. Users already running the latest developer and public betas do not need to run today's releases for the fix. Still, this was enough for many trolls and other pranksters out there to start tweeting out and messaging people with the character, just to mess with them and have their apps crash.

Industry Listing For GTA 5 Premium Edition Pops Up At Amazon
Author: 0 Listing For GTA 5 Premium Edition Pops Up At Amazon

There doesn't seem to be any listings for any other platforms. The screenshot below shows that GTA 5 Premium Edition will reportedly be released on March 23 for PS4 and Xbox One and the four listings link to versions with different ratings (two for the Austrian and Europe rating AT-PEGI and two for USK which is the German rating).