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Industry Eric Schmidt stepping down as Alphabet executive chairman
Author: 0 Eric Schmidt stepping down as Alphabet executive chairman

In its announcement, Alphabet said that it anticipates the board will replace Schmidt with a non-executive chairman. John Hennessy, a member of Alphabet's Board since 2004 and the lead independent director since 2007, also had a few words to share.

Industry Airtel gets conditional nod for telecom eKYC till Jan 10
Author: 0 Airtel gets conditional nod for telecom eKYC till Jan 10

UIDAI has further asked Pricewatercoopers to conduct an audit of Bharti Airtel and Airtel Payments Bank to see if there are any malpractices with regard to Aadhaar within the company. "We are engaging with the authority and are hopeful of an early resolution". However, "given that some customers have experienced inconvenience of not being aware of which Bank account the DBT has gone to, we are fully committed to resolving this immediately", it added.

Industry Developers now have to disclose loot box odds on iOS
Author: 0 Developers now have to disclose loot box odds on iOS

The gaming industry would obviously like to make their own regulations regarding these items, but national governments are beginning to take a closer look to determine whether or not loot boxes count as gambling. The rule will apply to both loot boxes that have been purchased and those that are given away free. By allowing the use of these tools, Apple is providing more opportunities for smaller companies, groups, and other organizations that may not have the resources for custom app ...

Industry Samsung announces plans for DDR5, HBM3, and GDDR6 RAM
Author: 0 Samsung announces plans for DDR5, HBM3, and GDDR6 RAM

According to the official press release, the new 8 Gb DDR4 targets a wide range of next-gen systems and provides "the highest performance and energy efficiency for an 8 Gb DRAM chip, as well as the smallest dimensions ". The global leader in computer chips, televisions and smartphones said it would shift most of its existing DRAM production capacity to 10-nano chips in 2018.

Industry Huawei announces the Honor 9 Lite smartphone
Author: 0 Huawei announces the Honor 9 Lite smartphone

The variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage carries a CNY1,199 ($182) price tag, while the one with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage costs CNY1,499 ($227). The Honor 9 Lite bears dual camera setups on both the front and back, as we mentioned. The smartphone will be available in four colour options, Navy Blue, Seagull Grey, Magic Nightfall and Pearl White.

Author: 0 Facebook promises personalized music in first label deal

Warner Music Group, the third major label, signed a new deal with YouTube in May. In their joint statement, they talked about providing "new music-based experiences" including on Facebook Messenger. The licensing agreements would be vital for a successful YouTube streaming service, with music fans unlikely to embrace a platform that has glaring gaps in its catalogue.

Industry 'Starwars' And 'Password' Among Worst Passwords Of 2017, Study Says
Author: 0 'Starwars' And 'Password' Among Worst Passwords Of 2017, Study Says

But it looks like a lot still use the same obvious and easily hackable (okay let's call it stupid) ones, as evidenced by the newest list released by SplashData of the 100 worst passwords that people used this year . Instead, we find the same overused passwords retaining their popularity. Stuck on how to create a stronger and less hacker-friendly password? Speaking of " password ", that took the No.

Author: 0 Netflix adds HDR support for both Microsoft Edge and Windows 10 app

Even worse, it seems that simply having the Fall Creators Update (Build 1709) installed with anti-spoofing on is not enough, as you also need to set up the facial recognition on Windows Hello again if the setup was initially performed on an older version of Windows.

Industry Facebook just added a simple 'on/off switch' for its facial recognition features
Author: 0 Facebook just added a simple 'on/off switch' for its facial recognition features

The notifications will rely on optional new tools that tap into face-recognition capabilities and already suggest friends to "tag" in pictures uploaded to Facebook. This could also prove to be helpful in cases when one person tries to impersonate another or when users fear adding photos of themselves because they're anxious they might end up in the wrong hands or be widely distributed without their permission or knowledge.

Industry Amazon brings web browsing to Fire TV
Author: 0 Amazon brings web browsing to Fire TV

Amazon says its Fire TV devices are the top selling streaming media players in the U.S., U.K., Germany and Japan, with "tens of millions of monthly active users". It is available on both the Fire TV and Fire TV stick. But this new web-browsing feature could be a tricky workaround for Fire TV users who want to access YouTube.

Industry New LG monitors flaunt Nano IPS tech, Thunderbolt 3 connection
Author: 0 New LG monitors flaunt Nano IPS tech, Thunderbolt 3 connection

Most probably, we'll also see a G-Sync Nano IPS gaming monitor at CES too, and that piece is expected with a 34-inch 34GK950G model. LG says this monitor can display 98 percent of the DCI-P3 colour spectrum and is comparable to monitors used to master Hollywood blockbusters .

Industry Nokia 9 Specifications Revealed In FCC Certification
Author: 0 Nokia 9 Specifications Revealed In FCC Certification

The phone reportedly has a 5.5-inch OLED display manufactured by LG, whereas the Nokia 8 uses an IPS LCD display. The Nokia 9 will be HMD's first smartphone to sport an OLED panel. The exquisite smartphone will appear on the market in February 2018 at the MWC2018. As we reported earlier , Razer has been gearing up to roll out a software update for its Razer Phone to improve camera quality.

Industry How To Use iOS AR Mode, Android Update Coming?
Author: 0 How To Use iOS AR Mode, Android Update Coming?

Pokémon GO on iPhone 6s or later models now leverages Apple's ARKit Framework , allowing for more in-depth visuals. Furthermore, Pokemon GO will be incorporating new bonuses as a means to incentivize fans to use AR+. Instead of simply floating at a fixed range in front of players, Pokemon in AR+ will be locked to a point in the environment, as if they were actually there.

Industry PUBG's leaderboards will be reset tonight ready for 1.0
Author: 0 PUBG's leaderboards will be reset tonight ready for 1.0

That means, as of 7am tomorrow morning, PUBG will be a fully-fledged release on PC, no longer an Early Access title. Servers are expected to be offline for at least five hours while the update takes place. Once the maintenance is complete, players should be able to download the official 1.0 update and get to earning that chicken dinner in an official capacity.

Industry Amazon is Finally Selling the Apple TV and Apple TV 4K
Author: 0 Amazon is Finally Selling the Apple TV and Apple TV 4K

Two years after banning the product from its online store, Amazon began selling Apple 's Apple TV streaming box again Wednesday - but don't look now if you want to buy one: The company sold out of Apple TV 4K models within hours, and now lists the product as "temporarily out of stock", as Engadget was first to notice .

Industry Magic Leap finally reveals its AR goggles, coming in 2018
Author: 0 Magic Leap finally reveals its AR goggles, coming in 2018

Of course, before consumers get to buy one, Magic Leap needs developers. Earlier today, the company Magic Leap updated its homepage to show what its augmented reality headset will closely resemble during release. Magic Leap senior vice president of design, Gary Natsume, tells Crecente that the hardware's design language is centered around a shade of "moon dust" grey and the repetition of flawless circles, a mix of old and new created to stand out from other headsets.

Industry Obsidian assures fans that its upcoming RPG will lack microtransactions
Author: 0 Obsidian assures fans that its upcoming RPG will lack microtransactions

Obsidian's decision to not include microtransactions in its next RPG is a strong move, and hopefully it proves that games without microtransactions, as long as they are developed well, will still be able to translate to profits. However, others may be disappointed that Obsidian is already developing at least two full-fledged RPGs at the moment, which may mean it simply doesn't have time to work on the long-rumored Fallout: New Orleans .

Author: 0 Xposed Framework for Android Oreo nearing completion

Yes, ZTE has confirmed that the update is "just around the corner". The Axon 7 happens to be one of ZTE's most popular smartphones. The Axon 7 remains a great purchase for buyers looking for a stock Android experience in a package with some extremely good quality hardware at a low price.

Author: 0 Micron (MU) Earnings Preview

Franklin Resource holds 0.01% or 432,107 shares in its portfolio. 405.25 million shares or 3.78% less from 421.17 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 150,232 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $4,807,424.

Industry Mariah's 'All I Want' Tops YouTube's Christmas Viewing
Author: 0 Mariah's 'All I Want' Tops YouTube's Christmas Viewing

Last year, the tune hit an all-time high of #11. The song dashes from No. 11 to No. 9 on the chart dated December 23, as the modern holiday classic reaches the Hot 100's top 10 at last, over 23 years after its 1994 release. The song is expected to continue to climb up the YouTube Music Global Top 100 where it is now number 15. Mariah's song is also the first yuletide classic to enter the Top 10 with the word " Christmas " in its title.

Industry Dragon Ball FighterZ Western Open Beta Set For January 14th
Author: 0 Dragon Ball FighterZ Western Open Beta Set For January 14th

Last month, Bandai Namco revealed a number of new fighters for Dragon Ball FighterZ , and amongst them was an adult version of Gohan, who looks to kick just as much butt - if not more - than the pint-sized version. "Little is known about Fu other than he carries a ninja sword for swift attacks and he's constantly smiling mischievously", says Bandai Namco. While there's not been any mention yet of a beta version for the PC version of the game, hopefully there will be one in time for the ...

Author: 0 How Many Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

It has outperformed by 185.95% the S&P500. (POL) stake by 24.54% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The stock decreased 0.97% or $1.5 during the last trading session, reaching $152.5. Asset Inc has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Putnam High Income Securities Fund (NYSE:PCF). Tiaa Cref Investment Mgmt holds 0.11% of its portfolio in RSP Permian, Inc.

Industry Refreshed 2019 Jeep Cherokee Looks More Like a Jeep
Author: 0 Refreshed 2019 Jeep Cherokee Looks More Like a Jeep

The front end appears to be more cohesive now and more consistent with the rest of the details. No specific details have been released with the images. In the Compass the emphasis has been on 1.6 and 2.0-litre diesels which are likely to be carried forward on to the new Cherokee when it arrives in Britain.

Industry Tax plan optimism propels Wall Street to record highs
Author: 0 Tax plan optimism propels Wall Street to record highs

Wall Street hit record closing highs on Monday as optimism increased about the likelihood of lower corporate tax rates as the Republican tax bill moved closer to passage. Japan's Nikkei index was the best performer in the region, lifting 1.55 per cent, to 22,901.77. Campbell shares rose 1.33 per cent. On Monday, investors were treated to a flood of deals.

Industry Final Tax Bill: Biggest Cuts for the Middle
Author: 0 Final Tax Bill: Biggest Cuts for the Middle

The bill would drop today's 39.6 percent top rate on individuals to 37 percent. They took nearly no public testimony and powered it past Democrats in a matter of weeks. Two-thirds of those surveyed said the bill would help the rich more than the middle-class. The tax bill now set for a final vote in Congress will be a disaster for millions of hard-working American families.

Industry Govt requests for Facebook user data up a third in H1
Author: 0 Govt requests for Facebook user data up a third in H1

For example, in the first half of 2017, we received 224,464 copyright reports about content on Facebook , 41,854 trademark reports, and 14,279 counterfeit reports. In total, the number of requests stood at 9,853 with the government asking for access to 13,752 user accounts and Facebook complying with 54% of these requests, which means that it handed over data in a majority of the requests.

Industry Dragon Ball FighterZ's newest trailer packs a musical punch
Author: 0 Dragon Ball FighterZ's newest trailer packs a musical punch

All players will be able to access the open beta from January 14 to January 15. It takes a closer look at the trio of Dragon Ball Super characters joining the roster. The company is also working on BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, a crossover game featuring characters from its different franchises and the anime-style web series RWBY.