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Tech Storm to clobber US Midwest with snow and frigid temperatures
Author: 0 Storm to clobber US Midwest with snow and frigid temperatures

The National Weather Service has issued Winter Weather Advisories for parts of Mid-Michigan and for more to be added is not out of the question. The City of Chicago has deployed its full fleet of 280 snowplows and salt spreaders and will focus on clearing Lake Shore Drive and arterial streets before plowing residential streets, according to a statement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office.

Tech WhatsApp Is Testing A Mobile Payment Service
Author: 0 WhatsApp Is Testing A Mobile Payment Service

In case if you don't know, Whatsapp Payment is UPI enabled and hence will be a counterpart of similar digital payment services such as Google's Tez , PayTM , PhonePe etc. For Android users , this version is v2.18.41. This hints at the official rollout of the feature in near future. It had been previously speculated that the WhatsApp payment feature would initially be rolled out to Indian customers with its first launch, and that still remains a possibility as Indians are one ...

Tech US Market Rally To 15-Month High
Author: 0 US Market Rally To 15-Month High

The decline was overdue, according to David J. Kostin, chief USA equity strategist, at Goldman Sachs. Emerging market stocks lost 2.9 percent. The Dow is now up 0.8 percent for the year and 6.4 percent below its January 26 peak. So while the market plunge might rattle investors and ding consumer confidence, it is not a sign that the economy is in trouble. Traders are bracing for volatility to stay high as they try to figure out if the swings of the past two days are the start of a deeper ...

Tech Nintendo announces Mario Kart Tour for smartphones
Author: 0 Nintendo announces Mario Kart Tour for smartphones

A tweet by the official Twitter handle of Nintendo America made the announcement . In late 2016, Nintendo announced Super Mario Run for iPhone, which was seen as the company's first real foray into the mobile gaming market. The news comes as Nintendo nearly doubled its full-year operating profit forecast on Monday as it reported strong sales of its new Switch game console.

Tech RUSSIA: Putin says USA sanctions list targets all Russians
Author: 0 RUSSIA: Putin says USA sanctions list targets all Russians

The United States warned Tuesday that it may soon impose new sanctions on Russian figures, after Vladimir Putin laughed off the release of a us target list of his closest and richest allies. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, accused Mnuchin of "slow-walking" the report. But when Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., pressed him on whether he agreed that Putin "has acted like a thug", Mnuchin demurred.

Tech Fitness app posing a risk to Australian troops
Author: 0 Fitness app posing a risk to Australian troops

Because in tracking users' routes and locations, Strava may have inadvertently also revealed the location of some of the army bases around the world, especially some secret ones from the US. Numerous locations revealed to be hotbeds of logged and Strava-tracked mileage were already publicly available, but others had previously been confidential.

Tech Five influenza-related deaths in Santa Clara County
Author: 0 Five influenza-related deaths in Santa Clara County

That is up from a total of 5 last week. California flu deaths spike to 74 overall, 32 in 1 weekWhile local health departments would be able to continue collecting flu samples, once those samples arrived at the CDC , they would just sit there, untested.

Tech Warm temperatures Sunday followed by snow on Monday
Author: 0 Warm temperatures Sunday followed by snow on Monday

Accumulating snow will continue Monday as a low pressure system moves over the Great Lakes. After frontal passage temperatures are expected to taken another dip, with single-digit wind chills through Tuesday night, and possibly into Wednesday night as well.

Tech Blaming Democrats, Trump Says 'DACA Is Probably Dead'
Author: 0 Blaming Democrats, Trump Says 'DACA Is Probably Dead'

Until then, it has been communicated, sources tell CNN , that weighing in with a definitive yes-or-no answer on how they'd vote on a government funding bill isn't helpful or productive. A divided House voted Thursday to prevent a government shutdown after an eleventh-hour deal brought conservatives aboard. Angus King voted to keep the government open.

Tech Rob Gronkowski says Jaguars will be Patriots' toughest opponent this season
Author: 0 Rob Gronkowski says Jaguars will be Patriots' toughest opponent this season

Jacksonville (12-6), of course, has the AFC championship game at New England remaining before even getting to the Super Bowl . - The Patriots have a 10-1 record all time when facing the Jaguars (including playoffs). Dominoes followed. The locker room stalls were overhauled, too, with Marrone mixing and matching position groups and putting certain players next to veteran leaders and/or National Football League role models.

Tech Santa Delivered Many Smart Speakers In 2017
Author: 0 Santa Delivered Many Smart Speakers In 2017

JBL announced the Link View, a smart speaker that comes with a touchscreen display and is powered by Google Assistant and is ready to take on Amazon's Echo Show . Sleep Number's 360 Smart Bed (starts at $2,000) will soon let you ask " Hey Google , how did I sleep last night?" In the case of LG Display Co Ltd.

Tech Hands on with the new smartphone from OnePlus, the OnePlus 5T
Author: 0 Hands on with the new smartphone from OnePlus, the OnePlus 5T

To begin with, the OnePlus 5T features a 6-inch full-HD+ Optic AMOLED screen with an 18:9 aspect ratio, with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 on top. The good news is that, although you now have to use soft keys instead, you can hide them at the tap of a button, so you don't waste even a fraction of the OnePlus 5T's glorious 6in display .

Tech PC Gaming Company Razer is Entering into the Smartphone Industry
Author: 0 PC Gaming Company Razer is Entering into the Smartphone Industry

It includes custom ringtones by Razer DJs and custom wallpapers inspired by the world's top gaming titles, such as "Shadowgun Legends". The device is the first endeavor to create a pure gaming smartphone. The Razer Phone also comes with an 8-megapixel front shooter while a dual 12-megapixel rear setup should allow for pretty nice shots. One for each speaker! It will ship with a THX-certified USB C type headphone adapter.

Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 comes with 3 years of Android OS updates

With machine learning, no human interaction is necessary for a service to improve. Pre-ordering of the Google Pixel 2 is already possible, and Google has made this as easy as possible via its online store. Google has managed to provide a great camera for sure, but what really makes a big leap in the performance of the phone's camera is its artificial intelligence that's giving it a palpable lead over Apple's brilliant camera chops.

Tech Equifax failed to patch security vulnerability in March: former CEO
Author: 0 Equifax failed to patch security vulnerability in March: former CEO

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officials have said the agency should embed more regulators at the three largest US credit-rating firms to monitor cybersecurity - a plan endorsed Tuesday by Representative Jan Schakowsky. Equifax is facing investigations in Canada and the USA, as well as at least two proposed class actions filed in Canada. A week later, Warren launched an investigation into the breach, sending letters to the three largest credit reporting agencies with detailed ...

Author: 0 IOS 11.0.2 available for download, includes bug fixes for iPhone 8

Apple told United Kingdom newspaper " The Independent " that it's looking into reports from several customers in Asia who say their new phones split open while they were being charged. The company thinks that something is causing the battery to swell. Considering the Japanese owner claims his device arrived already damaged, a battery issue may not be the primary cause.

Tech Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL images, specs, price leaked
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL images, specs, price leaked

Evleaks , one of the most reputed Leakster when it comes to leaking smartphones has recently posted two tweets, leaking the Pixel 2 XL . It will be available starting $649 for 64GB of storage while the 128GB variant would cost $749. Google's top tech giant is widely expected to launch its next top devices including Pixel phones, a Pixelbook laptop, and more Google Home speakers.

Tech Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Unveils Several New Alexa-Enabled Products
Author: 0 Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Unveils Several New Alexa-Enabled Products

The Amazon Echo Show is a smart speaker powered by Alexa that comes with a small screen to allow users to watch videos. That fact become blatantly obvious this week when Amazon unveiled a slew of new Alexa-enabled devices. It is unlikely that your Echo will suddenly start blasting out the weather report, but it may make a tone sound, or light up part of the ring on your device.

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