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Research Reported Attacks On Silicon Valley Prompt Google, Apple Shuttle Buses To Reroute
Author: 0 Reported Attacks On Silicon Valley Prompt Google, Apple Shuttle Buses To Reroute

At least four buses have had their windows shattered in incidents on January 12 and 16, according to Mashable . Three more buses were attacked with a pellet gun on Tuesday morning, and a fifth bus was targeted on Tuesday evening. Apple is rerouting its shuttles to Highway 101 as a safety precaution, he said. There have been no reported injuries and there is no suggestion that the perpetrator is targeting a particular company.

Research Last chance to upgrade to Windows 10 for free
Author: 0 Last chance to upgrade to Windows 10 for free

The tech giant has no longer offered free upgrades to its latest operating system since July 2016. Considering that Microsoft first announced that the assistive technology loophole would expire on December 31, 2017, but was extended to January 16, it's only natural to think that there's a chance the company will push the deadline to a later date.

Research Galaxy On7 Prime with 'Samsung Mall' now in India
Author: 0 Galaxy On7 Prime with 'Samsung Mall' now in India

Samsung will soon drop the curtains from its next Galaxy S model - Galaxy S9 and shipping of the phone will kick start on March 16. "It makes use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) for doing this", Sanjay Razdan, Director (Product Planning), Samsung India told reporters at the event, also attended by Bollywood actor Kriti Sanon.

Research Nintendo unveils Labo 'build-and-play' kits for Switch
Author: 0 Nintendo unveils Labo 'build-and-play' kits for Switch

The Nintendo Labo has a released date of April 2018, with the first kits priced at around $69.99. “It is an exciting evolution of the Nintendo Switch platform – one created to inspire curiosity, creativity and imagination in people of all ages.”.

Research Countdown to PyeongChang 2018
Author: 0 Countdown to PyeongChang 2018

Exclusively for the Games, the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition will showcase a shiny white back glass to celebrate the winter theme, and gold Olympic rings – inspired by the Olympic Torch – an expression of the Olympic Movement with the union of five continents, and unity worldwide.

Research Federal Judges Deny Lawmakers Request For Stay In Gerrymandering Case
Author: 0 Federal Judges Deny Lawmakers Request For Stay In Gerrymandering Case

Pointing to Texas' "stark admission" that lawmakers were "motivated by the Legislature's desire to dilute the voting strength of Democratic voters", the Texas Democratic Party and other plaintiffs had asked the Supreme Court to reconsider the three-judge panel's decision to dismiss partisan gerrymandering claims in the case in 2011 and 2014 without any discovery or trial.

Research Face Unlock now available for OnePlus 3/3T with OxygenOS beta
Author: 0 Face Unlock now available for OnePlus 3/3T with OxygenOS beta

For those curious, the update comes in at 435MB and offers a wealth of new features and improvements. Further, the new OxygenOS Open Beta versions come preloaded with OnePlus Switch app to enable backup and restore. Notable differences include optimizations for logic managing high power consumption applications, a smarter background application management solution, and enhanced power consumption measurements.

Research Google Denies Report It's Relaunching Maps In China
Author: 0 Google Denies Report It's Relaunching Maps In China

A Google spokesperson told Reuters there have been no changes to Google Maps in China after Japan's Nikkei media agency reported that Google was preparing to relaunch Google Maps . The company has set up a China-specific version of the Google Maps website and introduced a map app for Chinese iPhones . Google's made inroads in China in other ways, though.

Research Big Changes at Facebook Will Impact Local Businesses, Including Local News Sites
Author: 0 Big Changes at Facebook Will Impact Local Businesses, Including Local News Sites

If the latest newsfeed change is anything to go by, they're now keen on breaking them. The changes are likely to see audience figures fall dramatically for organisations such as local newspapers - with some publications attracting more than 75% of their digital readers through Facebook - meaning that stories featuring charities are likely to go out to less users.

Research Google building three underwater cables to expand Cloud, compete with Amazon
Author: 0 Google building three underwater cables to expand Cloud, compete with Amazon

The Havfrue cable will link the USA with Denmark and Ireland, while the Hong Kong Guam cable system (HK-G) will provide better connections between hubs in Asia and open new routes to Australia. Of the three cables, Curie is the only one that Google privately owns. Google has launched several new regions in recent months as it seeks to keep pace with public cloud rivals such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and IBM Cloud.

Research Sony reveals a special Monster Hunter
Author: 0 Sony reveals a special Monster Hunter

This will be a GameStop exclusive in North America, while no such restrictions have been announced for Europe . We want to get console out the door and then we're going to take some extra time and try and get the PC version as good as possible.

Research Jeep Cherokee makeover reveals prettier face, turbocharged power
Author: 0 Jeep Cherokee makeover reveals prettier face, turbocharged power

For base models, Jeep will continue to offer a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder without any changes. Five trim levels will be available: Latitude, Latitude Plus, Trailhawk, Limited and Overland. The base engine is a 2.4-liter Tigershark with Stop/Start making 180 hp and 170 lb-ft. Downey's crew also redesigned the engine cradle, to better meet the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's small overlap crash test.

Research France seeks new deal with United Kingdom over migrants
Author: 0 France seeks new deal with United Kingdom over migrants

A key intellectual supporter of Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday slammed his government's migration policy as hypocritical ahead of a planned speech by the French president on the topic. On Tuesday, his former senior aide Jean Pisani-Ferry penned a hard-hitting open letter along with several centre-left trade union and think-tank chiefs claiming Macron risked betraying his image as a humanist.

Research Assassin's Creed Origins DLC The Hidden Ones Dated, More Details Revealed
Author: 0 Assassin's Creed Origins DLC The Hidden Ones Dated, More Details Revealed

Ubisoft has now confirmed the expansion will release on January 23 for PS4, Xbox One , and PC. The story revolves around the fact that the Brotherhood is growing in numbers. The Discovery Tour mode launches free of charge on February 20th. Further to this, The Curse of the Pharaohs , the next piece of story driven DLC, will launch on March 6, 2018 .

Research Actor Aziz Ansari responds to sexual misconduct allegations
Author: 0 Actor Aziz Ansari responds to sexual misconduct allegations

An anonymous woman , described only as a Brooklyn photographer, gave an interview with the Babe website, in which she described a play-by-play account of a date with Ansari that took place past year. "Most of my discomfort was expressed in me pulling away and mumbling". I know that my hand stopped moving at some points. "He really kept doing it after I moved it away".

Research Met Office issues yellow wind warning for north Shropshire and North Wales
Author: 0 Met Office issues yellow wind warning for north Shropshire and North Wales

Hail, lightning and blizzard conditions are also possible in certain areas, forecasters warn. "Some rural communities could become cut off. Power cuts may occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected". It will be a bleak day with a deep trough of low pressure positioned to the north of the country and the bitter wind blowing in the series of showers.

Research Federer into Australian Open second round
Author: 0 Federer into Australian Open second round

As usual, the 19-time major victor stayed classy. The Swiss second seed, bidding for a 20th Grand Slam title after claiming his 18th here a year ago and 19th at Wimbledon, came through on Rod Laver Arena with a 6-3 6-4 6-3 victory lasting an hour and 39 minutes.

Research Google Home Devices Reportedly Crashing WiFi Networks
Author: 0 Google Home Devices Reportedly Crashing WiFi Networks

If you're a Google Home or Chromecast owner and have been experiencing unexplained Wi-Fi problems in your home, you're not alone. The issue has been confirmed for routers from Asus , Linksys , Netgear , TP-Link or Synology . This can cause surges of more than 100,000 packets in a short window - the amount of packets sent is directly proportional to the amount of time the device stays asleep.

Research Nokia 3 receiving January Android Security update in many markets
Author: 0 Nokia 3 receiving January Android Security update in many markets

After releasing Android Oreo to LG V30 in select markets in Asia, LG is all set to expand to Western regions, starting with the US. As of now Nokia is rolling the January security patch to its Nokia 3 budget device . With a glass back, the device is featuring an Aluminium 7000 series frame. The company also reiterated on Weibo that Nokia 6 (2017) will also be receiving the Oreo update soon.

Research Acura RDX Prototype First Look: Larger, Stiffer, More Powerful
Author: 0 Acura RDX Prototype First Look: Larger, Stiffer, More Powerful

The 209 model is the first RDX to developed in the U.S. by designers in LA and an engineering team in Raymond, Ohio. Indeed, the new look, which borrows heavily from the Precision Concept first shown in Detroit two years ago, is a dramatic shift in direction that could breathe some much-needed life into a brand that many luxury buyers routinely overlook.

Research Battle Royale Mode to be Update with More Points of Interest
Author: 0 Battle Royale Mode to be Update with More Points of Interest

In addition to the all-new locations, they're making the existing locations of the map feel more like unique biomes. "It's got a good mix of long, medium, and close range spaces with a lot of complex links between them, so we're expecting a lot of insane stuff to go on down there".

Research Signups for the Next PlayStation 4 Software Update Are Now Open
Author: 0 Signups for the Next PlayStation 4 Software Update Are Now Open

Those who want a sneak peek at what Sony has in store for the next PlayStation 4 update can do so now by signing up for the software's next beta testing. It's only three questions long, so you should have the sign up form done in a flash. During the test period, you can check out new features of upcoming system software.

Research The 2019 Mercedes CLS53 and E53 Bring Straight-Sixes Back to AMG
Author: 0 The 2019 Mercedes CLS53 and E53 Bring Straight-Sixes Back to AMG

Speaking of the luxurious E, this new Mercedes-AMG E53 will provide a middle ground for consumers who don't feel the need for a raucous 4.0L biturbo V-8 found in the E63 and E63 S . The starter-alternator also contols idle speed, start-stop, and it features a gliding mode that lets the vehicle coast to save fuel. Infotainment can also be controlled with voice commands.

Research Detroit Auto Show: Mercedes Taps Luxury Off-Roading With New G-Class
Author: 0 Detroit Auto Show: Mercedes Taps Luxury Off-Roading With New G-Class

Its appearance has not changed significantly since 1979, nor has its ability to climb mountains - even though it has also evolved into a performance vehicle and fashion statement. New seats are fitted front and back, with the fronts enjoying optional Active Multicontour functionality of massage, heating and cooling. Earlier this January, photos of the all-new Mercedes-Benz G-Class have leaked ahead of its official debut at the now on-going 2018 North American International Auto Show .