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Industry Project Loon-Powered Internet Reaches 100K in Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Project Loon-Powered Internet Reaches 100K in Puerto Rico

And initially, the team behind Project Loon wasn't sure how well the technology might work. At the same time, it announced that T-Mobile customers, in addition to AT&T subscribers, could connect to Loon. The balloons are designed to hover 11 miles above the Earth to create an aerial wireless network. Winds in the stratosphere are stratified, and each layer of wind varies in speed and direction, so Project Loon uses software algorithms to determine where its balloons need to go.

Industry Google to start blocking redirect ads in Chrome from 2018
Author: 0 Google to start blocking redirect ads in Chrome from 2018

It's a major problem, and Google says 20 per cent of feedback reports it receives from Chrome users on desktop include complaints about encountering unwanted content . The Chrome 65 release is set for March 6. Finally, Google is also tackling more aggressive redirects, such as play buttons that actually send users to a new page and transparent overlays on websites that result in lots of pop-ups or new tabs when a user clicks anywhere on the page.

Industry RJ Barrett verbally commits to Duke
Author: 0 RJ Barrett verbally commits to Duke

This decision comes after the small forward tweeted on September 30 he trimmed his list to three finalists in Oregon, Duke and Kentucky. Barrett scored 38 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and dished out five assists. Should Barrett remain at No. 1, this would mark the third straight class in which Mike Krzyzewski has landed the No. 1 recruit in the country, following Harry Giles in 2016 and Marvin Bagley in 2017.

Industry Philadelphia Flyers Hold Moment of Silence for Roy Halladay
Author: 0 Philadelphia Flyers Hold Moment of Silence for Roy Halladay

While that's to be expected when an all-time great and future Hall of Famer suddenly dies at the age of 40, how Felger approached the conversation made the show cringe-worthy. "You've got this family". But just so you know, that's where the " Roy Halladay deserves to die" line came from. You can hear the audio of their rant.

Industry Samsung announces Exynos 9810 chipset, will likely power Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+
Author: 0 Samsung announces Exynos 9810 chipset, will likely power Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+

The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2018) is expected to be powered by Exynos 7885 Octa-core SoC, paired with 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM and 64 GB onboard flash storage with a dedicated micro SD card slot (up to 256 GB). As mentioned above, the upcoming Galaxy A5 (2018) and Galaxy A7 (2018) are pegged to arrive with Infinity Display design. Some may speculate that the alleged small-sized smartphone Infinity Display could be the Galaxy A3 (2018).

Industry EA Looking At Subscription-Based Services Instead of Traditional Game Releases
Author: 0 EA Looking At Subscription-Based Services Instead of Traditional Game Releases

There's a lot of code that we make available as part of the new iteration. "There's a world where it gets easier and easier to move that code around - where we may not have to do an annual release", Wilson told Bloomberg . A subscription model will also keep the money coming in, as evidenced by the rise of Grand Theft Auto V as the best-selling video game in the United States.

Industry XCeedingly good — Euro NCAP
Author: 0 XCeedingly good — Euro NCAP

The XC60 set a new safety benchmark with its near-perfect results. "High levels of protection were recorded for occupants in all four crash tests, with only the chest of the rear passenger in the full width test and the lower legs of the driver in the frontal offset test seeing points deducted." The adult occupancy score was nearly ideal at 98 per cent, with the safety assist score also very good at 95 per cent.

Industry Apple iPhone 7 Is Still the World's Leader in Shipments
Author: 0 Apple iPhone 7 Is Still the World's Leader in Shipments

Despite Apple's claims of the iPhone X having "the most durable glass ever in a smartphone", warranty provider and habitual drop-tester SquareTrade concluded after a series of 61.8-meter drop and tumble tests that the top-end smartphone is the " most breakable, highest-priced, most expensive to fix iPhone ever".

Industry Ford Partners With China's Zotye to Build Electric Vehicles
Author: 0 Ford Partners With China's Zotye to Build Electric Vehicles

Ltd which will be equally owned by both companies. Under the 50:50 partnership , Zotye Ford Automobile Co will develop, produce and sell a range of affordable electric cars for consumers in China under a new brand. carmaker inked a deal to produce electric cars in the world's largest auto market. The agreement is part of Ford's strategy to offer electrified powertrain options on a minimum of 70 percent of Ford-branded vehicles sold in China by 2025.

Industry EA Acquires Respawn: New Titanfall and Star Wars Games on the Way
Author: 0 EA Acquires Respawn: New Titanfall and Star Wars Games on the Way

He revealed that the deal is worth up to $455 million dollars if Respawn is able to hit incentive goals. Set up by Jason West and Vince Zampella after their high-profile firings from Activision, the independent studio has now been bought by EA for $151 million in cash, as well as up to $164 million in long-term equity over the next four years.

Industry OnePlus 5T Price Details Emerge; No Support For Wireless Charging
Author: 0 OnePlus 5T Price Details Emerge; No Support For Wireless Charging

Moreover, he mentioned that users can not pick up their phone to play a game or make a call during wireless charging so the current standard of wireless charging "brings more limitations than freedom". Given present-day infrastructures, wireless charging brings more limitations than freedom. OnePlus 5T, which will be released on November 16 is all set to accompany dash charge .

Industry Apple's Newest iPhone Update Finally Fixes That Annoying Autocorrect Bug
Author: 0 Apple's Newest iPhone Update Finally Fixes That Annoying Autocorrect Bug

To fix the issue, you'll have to install the patch, known as iOS 11 .1.1., by going to the software update section under the general tab in settings . The issue did not affect everyone, but many people reported the problem on social media. But UK residents could be waiting until 2018 for Apple Pay Cash to arrive locally.

Industry GTA V becomes best-selling game of all time in the US
Author: 0 GTA V becomes best-selling game of all time in the US

The release consistently ranks both Grand Theft Auto Online and Grand Theft Auto V as big sources of revenue in 2017, right behind National Basketball Association 2K18 and National Basketball Association 2K17. The incredible sales numbers are due in no small part to GTA Online , the feature that draws most players in every day to take part in missions, races, crimes, basically anything that the sprawling city environment has to offer.

Industry Square Enix want to work 'aggressively' on Switch titles
Author: 0 Square Enix want to work 'aggressively' on Switch titles

That's soon about to change, however. They also added that multi-platform releases were possible, and the company wouldn't rule out any of its IPs for the platform, including "new ones, now active ones, now not-active ones". There are also three unique Nintendo-themed vehicles, two of which sport red and blue and green and blue liveries based on Mario and Luiji. Square Enix's support for the Nintendo Switch is set to get even better.

Author: 0 21st Century Fox Quarterly Earnings Exceeds Expectations

In a submission made to the CMA last month but published by the regulator on Tuesday, Sky said it "would likely be prompted to review" its position "in the event that the continued provision of Sky News in its current form unduly impeded merger and/or other corporate opportunities available in relation to Sky's broader business".

Author: 0 The FBI Is Seeking Access to the Sutherland Springs Shooter's iPhone

Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, a court-martialled former US Air Force airman, fired hundreds of rounds in the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on Sunday killing at least 26 people, including an infant and a pregnant woman, in the worst shooting incident in Texas history.

Industry Airtel announces data rollover for home broadband subscribers
Author: 0 Airtel announces data rollover for home broadband subscribers

Customers who subscribe to Airtel Infinity postpaid plan get 20 GB 4G/3G data at Rs 499 per month, said Airtel in a release. This move comes almost four months after Airtel rolled out this feature to its postpaid customers in August this year, as part of the telecom operator's new digital innovation program - Project Next - aimed at improving the customer experience across all of its services and touch points.

Industry Apple Augmented Reality Glasses Might Be Ready By 2019, Released In 2020
Author: 0 Apple Augmented Reality Glasses Might Be Ready By 2019, Released In 2020

The 3:59 gives you bite-size news and analysis about the top stories of the day, brought to you by the CNET News team in NY and producer Bryan VanGelder. In a recent earnings call, he said: "We're already seeing things that will transform the way you work, play, connect and learn". Possible ways to control the smart glasses include touch panels, voice commands and head gestures, though final decisions may not be made until one or two years down the line.

Author: 0 Based Corephotonics sues Apple over iPhone dual-lens camera

To be more precise, Corephotonics alleges that Apple infringes on four of its patents related to technology for smartphone dual-camera sensors and some features such as optical zoom. The suit demands monetary compensation for the lawyers the Israeli firm has had to hire as well as additional damages. There are a lot of impressive aspects to the iPhone X , but one of its main highlights is the new front-facing TrueDepth camera, which is primarily created to power the phone's 3D face scanner, ...

Industry Public invited to Veterans assembly at Libby High School Nov. 13
Author: 0 Public invited to Veterans assembly at Libby High School Nov. 13

The 58th Annual Veteran's Day celebration and parade will be held Saturday, Nov. 11. Magnolia High School will hold its Veterans Day program November 9, 1:30 p.m. Tazewell Mayor Bill Fannon will be the master of ceremonies. All veterans are invited to come out and enjoy some good food and fellowship. The program, which leads off the evening, will begin at 7 p.m.at the reviewing stand located on the south side of the Courthouse Square in Monticello.

Industry SOUL2SOUL Tour: McGraw and Hill coming to JQH
Author: 0 SOUL2SOUL Tour: McGraw and Hill coming to JQH

Thursday, November 16th. Tickets start at $99.50 and go on sale November 17 at 10 a.m. local time, the same day McGraw and Hill's first-ever album together, The Rest of Our Life , is released. You'll be able to snag these new round of tickets starting next Friday, Nov. 17, with every detail you need on their tour's website . Although the project marks the couple's first joint album, Hill and McGraw have made music together before.

Industry Waymo announces driverless test program in Phoenix, accepting ride hails soon
Author: 0 Waymo announces driverless test program in Phoenix, accepting ride hails soon

And soon, members of the public will get to use these vehicles in their daily lives. And though it will only be rolling out one city at a time, it seems safe to say that this is the future, for better or worse. Eventually it will go to whole metro area. This is all possible in part because Arizona hasn't bothered slapping autonomous cars with heavy regulations in the manner of states like NY, which has allowed - appropriately, considering the location - a "Wild West" approach to testing.

Author: 0 Google shows the waiting times at your favorite restaurants

Google Search is a quick way to get information on businesses, especially if you want to check to see how busy a place might be before you're able to pop in for a visit yourself. This isn't for restaurants requiring reservations, but the walk-in restaurants. You can also click an hour other than the current one to see Google's guess for that time of day, if you're trying to plan ahead.

Industry Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and Breath of the Wild DLCs Announced
Author: 0 Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and Breath of the Wild DLCs Announced

Although it wasn't explicitly mentioned, this DLC side quest will be available as a free download or an in-game update. The latest Nintendo Direct has put the spotlight on the last big Switch game of the year, which is getting a season pass and dual audio DLC.

Industry Suspended Welsh Labour politician Carl Sargeant dies
Author: 0 Suspended Welsh Labour politician Carl Sargeant dies

He was also suspended from Welsh Labour while investigations took place. Mr Sargeant, who was married and had two children, was found dead at his home in Connah's Quay, Flintshire, on Tuesday morning. His family released a statement and said they were "in shock and grief". His family said in a statement on Tuesday: "Carl was a much loved husband, father and friend".

Industry Twitter to expand 280-character tweets
Author: 0 Twitter to expand 280-character tweets

According to the company, "Japanese, Korean, and Chinese will continue to have 140 characters because cramming is not an issue in these languages". In September , the company finally announced the plan and started giving the long-tweet superpower to some test users .

Industry IOS 11.2 Release Date Tips & Tricks
Author: 0 IOS 11.2 Release Date Tips & Tricks

Not all iOS 11 .1 users have been affected, though there are plenty of comments online from those who say they have experienced the problem. According to TechCrunch , Apple is working with Green Dot to power the financial side of the new service.

Author: 0 Amazon Fire TV Stick Goes Global with Basic Edition

The "basic" edition of the Fire TV Stick will come with 8GB of onboard storage for apps and games, a quad-core processor, and 1GB of RAM. So, what's changing? As compared to the current Fire TV Stick , we're lacking Alexa support in the new Basic Edition, so you won't be able to control your media playback through voice commands.