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Industry WhatsApp officially launches its app for businesses in select markets
Author: 0 WhatsApp officially launches its app for businesses in select markets

The application, for now, has been rolled out in select countries - Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the U.S. - but it is expected to be available in other markets and on iOS devices in the coming weeks and months. In case you did not know, WhatsApp is a Facebook-owned company. The giant will soon make this app available to more countries. WhatsApp has over 1.3 Billion daily users around the world.

Industry GOP House Members Demand Release of Classified Wiretap Abuse Memo
Author: 0 GOP House Members Demand Release of Classified Wiretap Abuse Memo

It was highlighted by Sean Hannity on Fox News on Thursday night. This morning, I contacted the offices of the House GOP members quoted by POLITICO or who've tweeted about this issue, seeking answers to the questions above. The report contains information regarding the dossier that alleges President Trump and members of his team colluded with the Russians in the 2016 presidential election.

Industry Amazon finally brings Alexa to the Alexa app on Android
Author: 0 Amazon finally brings Alexa to the Alexa app on Android

Until now, it only let you manage Amazon's assistant on other devices. However there won't be hotword detection, meaning that you can't say " Alexa " and expect it to work, at least not when the app is closed, so that's something to think about.

Industry Intrepid British record holder Charles Burnett among five killed in helicopter crash
Author: 0 Intrepid British record holder Charles Burnett among five killed in helicopter crash

The wealthy businessman was described as a fun-loving person who enjoyed entertaining, at times extravagantly. Hill and Cobb's wife, Martha, said the co-pilot had survived being shot down while flying a helicopter in the Vietnam War. Burnett bought it in February 2017, said Sam Middleton, a real estate broker in Lubbock, Texas, who helped with the purchase. Opposition politician, former Zimbabwean minister and human rights lawyer David Coldart was one of the first to confirm Bennett's death.

Industry Listen to Tom Hardy's rap mixtape from 1999
Author: 0 Listen to Tom Hardy's rap mixtape from 1999

Tracy said he made a decision to release the album this month because Hardy had recently reminded him about it. The British actor's passion for music is no secret . He'll be pleased with the reception it's had today. "We always said we'd do a Vegas tour as a joke". " Tom asked me whether I still had the album kicking about in the loft", Tracy told the publication.

Industry Korean prosecutors launch formal investigation of Apple's iPhone slowdown 'feature'
Author: 0 Korean prosecutors launch formal investigation of Apple's iPhone slowdown 'feature'

Both the South Korean complaint and the Italian investigation stem from the belief that Apple purposely slowed down the iPhones to pressure consumers to upgrade, known as planned obsolescence. Now a South Korean consumer group has filed a criminal complaint against Apple CEO Tim Cook over the issue, Reuters reported today . The advocacy group, Citizens United for Consumer Sovereignty, is accusing Apple of destruction of property and fraud.

Industry Life is Strange: Before the Storm Limited Editions coming in March
Author: 0 Life is Strange: Before the Storm Limited Editions coming in March

They also might want to decide fast since those who pre-order both limited and Vinyl editions from the website of Square Enix will get two physical figurines Chloe & Rachel, which they will receive along with the physical copy. The Limited Edition will be available from participating retailers and will include the physical artbook featuring art from Life is Strange: Before the Storm plus the original soundtrack on CD.

Industry UN Must Step up Pressure on Pakistan
Author: 0 UN Must Step up Pressure on Pakistan

Pakistani officials privy of the development have confirmed to Dawn News that a delegation of the Taliban including Shababuddin Dilawar and Malawi Rasool, came from Qatar to explore prospects of resuming talks. Ambassador Haley, who is also a member of President Trump's cabinet, said her takeaway from her visit is that "the entire peace process is Afghan-led and Afghan-owned".

Industry Bank of America profit slumps on $2.9 billion tax charge
Author: 0 Bank of America profit slumps on $2.9 billion tax charge

Virtu Financial Llc who had been investing in Bank Amer Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $325.23B market cap company. They now have a $31.00 price target on the stock. The rating was initiated by Berenberg with "Buy" on Wednesday, July 13. As per Friday, January 29, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Agricole.

Industry Overwatch Blizzard World and Skins; Grand Opening Dated
Author: 0 Overwatch Blizzard World and Skins; Grand Opening Dated

Well, Blizzard World is nearly here now! That's all changing next week though, as the game's official Twitter account revealed that Blizzard World is going live next Tuesday, 23 January. To celebrate the new patch, Blizzard is revealing a new item from the patch each day leading up to it's release. The new cosmetic update, however, will allow Blizzard to include some of the more miscellaneous designs that may not fit with the theme of any such events.

Industry Ford to bring out 40 electrics, hybrids by 2022
Author: 0 Ford to bring out 40 electrics, hybrids by 2022

Despite the sales drops, the US small auto category is still "huge", Krebs said, representing 2.1 million a year ago and the fourth largest vehicle segment. They simply create all-new models at the bottom of the size spectrum when the previous ones get too big. While Tesla has a jump in the premium market, Diess said, VW can overcome that advantage through its ability to mass produce battery charged electric vehicles.

Industry Nintendo Switch Sold-Through 1.5 Million Units This December In USA
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Sold-Through 1.5 Million Units This December In USA

The Switch has also gone on to become the fastest-selling console in USA history. In total , the Switch has shipped more than 4.8 million units in the United States since its March 3rd launch. Nintendo announced today that the 3DS family of systems just had its best month of sales since December 2014. Nintendo has released numbers confirming December 2017 as their biggest hardware sales month in seven years in the United States.

Industry Update patches cause reboots in newer processing chips, too
Author: 0 Update patches cause reboots in newer processing chips, too

The company has issued a new warning about the stability issues and recommends system manufacturers, software vendors, and cloud providers test its beta microcode updates before the final release. In addition, Intel is moving to get Retpoline , a security approach discovered by Google that helps address part of the Spectre vulnerability, and which is short for "return trampoline", into place.

Industry Nintendo unveils cardboard Switch accessories
Author: 0 Nintendo unveils cardboard Switch accessories

The IR Motion Camera in the right Joy-Con "detects which keys are pressed and translates them into unique notes that are heard through the console", says Nintendo in a press release. As I sat there, under the glow of my monitor with the playful Nintendo Labo tune playing, my 10-year old son walked by to tell me YouTube had suggested Jake and Logan Paul for him and he wanted to know how to remove that suggestion.

Industry Apple promises fix for chaiOS iMessage bug that crashes Messages next week
Author: 0 Apple promises fix for chaiOS iMessage bug that crashes Messages next week

Last year, Apple launched a first-of-its-kind App Accelerator in Bengaluru and it has already trained thousands of iOS developers. iOS is the operating system that powers Apple's suite of mobile devices . "I'm not going to re-upload it". Many say the Messages app becomes completely unusable through constant crashing, especially if they try to re-enter the conversation.

Industry Welcoming Amazon Echo to the Telstra Smart Home family
Author: 0 Welcoming Amazon Echo to the Telstra Smart Home family

The cloud-powered Alexa service can perform a range of tasks in response to spoken queries, such as answer questions, read news headlines, play music, make calls and control Wi-Fi and Zigbee connected smart home devices. "As more people adopt innovative voice-activated technologies in an increasingly mobile world, we are excited to be one of the leaders in this space providing secure, easy to use, cutting edge banking services for our customers".

Industry Alien Game in Development at Cold Iron Studios
Author: 0 Alien Game in Development at Cold Iron Studios

The studio's plan to release this new Alien shooter for PC and consoles suggests it will probably be more like Isolation than the other games. FoxNext Games' debut title will be Marvel Strike Force , a free-to-play role-playing game featuring the heroes and villains of the Marvel universe.

Industry Project Fi 'Bill Protection' gives heavy data users a break on price
Author: 0 Project Fi 'Bill Protection' gives heavy data users a break on price

Project Fi isn't getting rid of its pay for what you use approach for those who use under 6GB, but merely capping the maximum amount you will be charged each month. Bill Protection seems to be Google's take on unlimited data plans from the big four, which were all launched early previous year in quick succession.

Industry Surface Book 2 coming to all Surface markets
Author: 0 Surface Book 2 coming to all Surface markets

Microsoft announced that its popular Surface Book 2 laptop will now be available in 17 markets, including India, and is on a course to be global. For the most part, these are pretty much the same markets where the 13-inch Surface Book 2 is available.

Industry Weather warning issued for north and northwest
Author: 0 Weather warning issued for north and northwest

Today they named #StormFionn showing collaborations can be tricky. Today's snow warning has been raised to amber by the Met Office , with up to 10cm falling at low levels. STORM WATCH Potential Storm Georgina - how it could impact the UK? Public Health England issued cold weather alerts and health warnings in light of the cold weather, urging people to take extra care.

Industry Lawmakers want answers from Apple over throttling old iPhones
Author: 0 Lawmakers want answers from Apple over throttling old iPhones

Apple acknowledged last month that it was throttling some iPhones to prevent them from turning off prematurely due to weakened batteries. The disclosure to which Cook apparently was referring was the release notes of the operating system update in question , which Apple released early previous year.

Industry Malware 'Skygofree' can steal WhatsApp messages from Android phones
Author: 0 Malware 'Skygofree' can steal WhatsApp messages from Android phones

The spyware , called Skygofree , was discovered by researchers at Kaspersky Lab, who warned that it has been active since 2014, and it can take pictures from the selfie camera , or even read WhatsApp messages. It is programmed to list itself as one of the devices' "protected apps", so that it can continue running even when the screen automatically turns off.

Author: 0 Program to protect 'Dreamers' is 'probably dead'

Ryan insisted he wanted to resolve the immigration issue before the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program expires on March 5. "I take a little bit of offense to the suggestion that the president is racist", she said Sunday. And Democrats have been holding off on agreeing to a spending deal until there's a legislative fix for Dreamers, or undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children.

Industry CHILE CRACKDOWN: 30 arrested as anger grows at Pope visit
Author: 0 CHILE CRACKDOWN: 30 arrested as anger grows at Pope visit

The same thing can happen in our faith: "After a while on the journey or after an initial spurt, there are moments when, without even realizing it, our "bandwidth" begins to fade and we lose our connection, our power", Pope Francis said. Francis didn't refer by name to Chile's most notorious paedophile priest, Father Fernando Karadima, who was sentenced in 2011 by the Vatican to a lifetime of "penance and prayer" for sexually molesting children.

Industry WWE Issues Statement In Response To Jey Uso's Arrest
Author: 0 WWE Issues Statement In Response To Jey Uso's Arrest

SmackDown star Jey Uso was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence in the early hours of Saturday morning. According to ProWrestlingSheet.com, Uso's vehicle was pulled over at approximately 1am, when the officer in question observed signs of intoxication.