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Industry Microsoft hit with second cloud disruption in two weeks
Author: 0 Microsoft hit with second cloud disruption in two weeks

Microsoft's cloud service went offline again, taking down with it several other services like Hotmail, Outlook, Skype, Xbox Live and OneDrive (although all services are operational now). At the time of writing, OneDrive users were still experiencing issues and were unable to log in. Obviously not everyone knows about this issue and people are getting confused and that's why Microsoft chose to update the status pages .

Industry Samsung Unveils the Galaxy S8, a Nearly Bezel-Less Smartphone
Author: 0 Samsung Unveils the Galaxy S8, a Nearly Bezel-Less Smartphone

Users will be able to take pictures of monuments, for example, and Bixby will then be able to recognize the place, and it will also provide detailed information about it. Gone is a horizontal strip with the home button at the bottom. The space saved by getting rid of the physical buttons has been used to add more screen real estate to offer an immersive experience.

Industry Samsung Galaxy S8 specs: all the details
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 specs: all the details

Due to the incredible screen to body ratio, the devices' physical dimensions do not pose a threat to an average-sized human hand. Samsung Connect offers a single app to manage IoT devices. That's Samsung's new assistant feature. Now, for both Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus , the camera will have an 8 Megapixel front camera and a 12 Megapixel rear camera .

Industry Apple releases watchOS 3.2, featuring Theater Mode, SiriKit
Author: 0 Apple releases watchOS 3.2, featuring Theater Mode, SiriKit

SiriKit watchOS 3.2 includes SiriKit . Apple Watch owners can now update their device to watchOS 3.2. The new OS also brings new security updates to the watch that address malware vulnerabilities. These changes are done to ensure that the theater experience of the user is uninterrupted. Apple is also introducing SiriKit to Apple Watch with watchOS 3.2.

Industry White House staff also will skip correspondents dinner
Author: 0 White House staff also will skip correspondents dinner

The WHCA president said only the White House can comment of their intention of skipping the dinner but, "our signal is clear: We will celebrate the First Amendment on April 29 and look forward to acknowledging the important work of our terrific members and awarding scholarships to students who represent the next generation of our profession".

Industry Xbox One update for March introduces the Beam livestreaming service
Author: 0 Xbox One update for March introduces the Beam livestreaming service

Hopefully, all of that is about to change, and based on the comments we've seen from Xbox Insider beta participants, it will be a change for the better. Perhaps the most interesting new addition is the new Achievement Tracker. The achievement tracker works with the game you're now playing and allows players to track the progress of specific achievements.

Industry How to get Google Assistant on Android O
Author: 0 How to get Google Assistant on Android O

The new multitasking menu on the Pixel C only allows for eight apps with no scrolling available so we would assume that this is not the final version that we are seeing in this beta. Android-powered devices may also receive new app icon badges for active notifications with the upcoming update . These are the most interesting new features on the Google Android O .

Author: 0 Schumer seizes on Trump team's offer to work with Democrats

Many members of that group had said they were opposed to the GOP health care bill. One suggested the Senate might draft its own bill to accomplish what House Republicans couldn't. "I don't want us to become a factionalized majority". Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler, a Democrat, said luring more insurers to the health-care exchange can be accomplished with a stronger commitment to reinsurance - essentially insurance for the insurers, covering extraordinarily high-cost medical cases.

Industry UK says cabin ban on laptops to go into effect Saturday
Author: 0 UK says cabin ban on laptops to go into effect Saturday

The move came hours after the U.S. government warned that extremists plan to target passenger jets with bombs hidden in electronic devices, and issued a ban on flights from 10 airports in eight countries. Who is impacted: For flights to the United States, the electronic restriction applies only to direct flights on foreign carriers. When contacted by AFP, British Airways, one of the airlines affected by the new measure, said it was up to the government to communicate on the issue.

Industry WB Clarifies LEGO City Undercover Storage Situation
Author: 0 WB Clarifies LEGO City Undercover Storage Situation

LEGO City Undercover allows LEGO fans to explore over 20 unique areas as policeman extraordinaire, Chase McCain, as he hunts down bad guys, aliens and all manner of odd and insane things. sends out official statements in reference to storage. Featuring an original story with the signature LEGO sense of humour that we have all come to know and love, LEGO City Undercover promises a fun filled adventure for gamers of all ages.

Industry Penn National Gaming to buy 2 casinos in Mississippi
Author: 0 Penn National Gaming to buy 2 casinos in Mississippi

We define adjusted EBITDA as earnings before interest, taxes, stock compensation, debt extinguishment charges, impairment charges, insurance recoveries and deductible charges, depreciation and amortization, changes in the estimated fair value of our contingent purchase price obligations, gain or loss on disposal of assets, and other income or expenses.

Industry Samsung must get the Galaxy S8 right
Author: 0 Samsung must get the Galaxy S8 right

No casualties were reported in the incident. After the Note 7 disaster, the company's reputation comes down dramatically. "We are now assessing the property damage and working closely with the authorities to determine the cause of the fire".

Author: 0 Windows 10 Creators Update set to launch in April

Microsoft is being sued by over 100 PC users for more than $5 million over the Windows 10 upgrade which they opted for due to the company's aggressive marketing practices. Gamers have a few new features at their disposal, too. Microsoft officials also announced today broader availability of the Surface Book with Performance base, Surface Studio and Surface Dial , all of which the company introduced last October.

Industry Galaxy Note 7 is Back-Samsung Confirms to Start Selling Refurbished Devices
Author: 0 Galaxy Note 7 is Back-Samsung Confirms to Start Selling Refurbished Devices

No casualties were reported in the incident. The company estimated that it took a profit hit of $5.5 billion over three quarters because of the Note 7's troubles. Samsung plans to join the EU's research and development and test efforts to develop new eco-friendly processing methods. It was a great device, and felt like a solid improvement on the Galaxy S7 Edge that it released earlier in the year.

Author: 0 Noticeable Analyst's Ideas: The WhiteWave Foods Company (WWAV)

There is no concrete way to calculate a price target. The stock's now has an analysts' mean recommendation of 3.1. The company has a Low Price Target of $12 and the Mean Target of $19.28, according to the Brokers. The company's stock now has 9.88 Billion in market capitalization. Overall, 6.96 Million shares exchanged hands versus its average trading volume of 1.3 Million shares.

Author: 0 Google Search App for iOS Gets Gboard Integration & More

The Gboard app , which was previously an independent keyboard app, has now been added to the main iOS search app. Google also notes that you can search the calendar from the iPad's home screen with Spotlight Search, and says that a Today View widget that will let you see your upcoming meetings and events from the Notification Center and the lock screen will make its way to the iPad app in a coming update .

Industry Redskins Coach Jay Gruden Reacts to Scot McCloughan's Firing
Author: 0 Redskins Coach Jay Gruden Reacts to Scot McCloughan's Firing

He started five game in 2014 before turnover problems sent him to the bench. If a deal is not done by then, they have to wait until after the season. The longtime National Football League personnel man's employment prospects surely won't be helped by the way the Redskins handled the situation, which included an anonymous team official telling the Post after the March 9 firing that McCloughan's "ongoing problems with alcohol" were a reason behind his dismissal.

Industry Star Wars Puzzle Droids Begins Pre-Registration
Author: 0 Star Wars Puzzle Droids Begins Pre-Registration

Electronic Arts has finally publicly announced Star Wars Battlefront II, the sequel to 2015's Star Wars: Battlefront . It will be shown during the "The Galaxywide Premiere of Star Wars Battlefront 2" panel. Unlike EA's first effort, this game is going to have more characters and a single player campaign. We've seen content added to the first game from Episode VII "The Force Awakens", and we should expect more from Rogue One and Episode 8 "The Last Jedi" for this sequel.

Industry Samsung unveils Bixby in Galaxy S8 as answer to Siri and Alexa
Author: 0 Samsung unveils Bixby in Galaxy S8 as answer to Siri and Alexa

Bixby will also be gradually applied to all of Samsung's appliances, which should be the most incredible aspect of this virtual assistant considering Samsung's enormous appliance portfolio. In a special blog post on Samsung's website, the company's Executive Vice President and Head of R&D, Software, and Services, InJong Rhee, explains how Bixby is more effective.

Industry Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus with voice-assistant tech Bixby
Author: 0 Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus with voice-assistant tech Bixby

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ offer the best in smartphone experience without losing the basics. The previous phones were launched at Rs 48,900 and Rs 56,900, but Samsung's could have a higher pricing for the new phones in India. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus- Internal Hardware: The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are powered by the Exynos 8895 SoC clocked at 2.5GHz octa-core processor , and there is also a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 variant for selected regions.

Industry Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and doodling
Author: 0 Windows update will bring 3-D, game tools and doodling

These devices will light up with new, immersive Windows Mixed Reality apps and experiences, which developers are creating on the recently available Windows Mixed Reality dev kits. Brands including HP, Dell, Lenovo, ASUS, and Acer will ship the first VR headsets capable of mixed reality with the Windows 10 Creators Update. All attention will now shift to Microsoft's second major update to Windows 10, due later this year.

Industry PM Theresa May Notifies Brussels Officially of Brexit Launch
Author: 0 PM Theresa May Notifies Brussels Officially of Brexit Launch

Mr Tusk said that the invoking of Article 50 was not a happy occasion and that the two-year negotiation ahead would be a matter of "damage control". We will do everything in our power - and we have all the tools - to achieve this goal. Notwithstanding the Scottish parliament's call for a second independence referendum, Mrs May said the United Kingdom would strengthen the union of its four nations.

Industry Dark Souls III: The Ringed City Launch Trailer Embraces The Darkness
Author: 0 Dark Souls III: The Ringed City Launch Trailer Embraces The Darkness

This will be the second, and more importantly final, DLC released for the game that plans on tossing players into a hostile land. But FromSoftware toys with other expectations too. As deftly outlined by YouTube fellow Hamish Black in his series Writing On Games, part of what makes the original Dark Souls' setting so important is its ability to portray both physical in-game ascent and descent in its earlier stages as themes.

Industry Socceroos bid to end run of draws
Author: 0 Socceroos bid to end run of draws

The 24-year-old was buzzing: "Absolutely delighted". "In every system, you are going to have challenges, we believe this is the best formation for our team and how we want to play". Both goals against the UAE came from Troisi's dead-ball delivery and the Socceroos have scored their past three from corners. "There's been a lot of white noise from the outside this week for us but we've all been calm and focusing on what we're trying to do".

Author: 0 Xbox One March Update Adds Beam Streaming, new Guide

That's why we're bringing the family timer feature to Xbox One as screen time limits , updated for today's digital family. No matter what you're doing, the new Guide experience puts the features and functionality that you use the most right at your fingertips.

Author: 0 Apple's macOS Sierra 10.12.4 Update Brings Night Shift to the Mac

Night Shift was first introduced in iOS 9.3. It's built-in to your system. So, here's how to enable it on your Mac. To begin with, f.lux concludes that Night Shift does not greatly reduce the blue light levels. Mac owners can also set timers so that Night Shift comes on at specific times every day, gradually reducing the amount of blue light over the course of the evening.

Industry RuPaul's Drag Race stars slam
Author: 0 RuPaul's Drag Race stars slam "transphobic" host Wendy Williams

Almost a million viewers tuned in to watch the show on VH1, more than doubling the viewership of last season's premiere. Detox , a finalist on All Stars Season 2, publicly denounced the choice of talent, and reposted a note from Stephanie Stone , who reminded followers that Williams once kicked out a member of her studio audience for dressing in drag .

Industry Ford recalls 570K vehicles over fire risk, door latch trouble
Author: 0 Ford recalls 570K vehicles over fire risk, door latch trouble

The combined recalls will cost Ford roughly $295 million in first quarter pre-tax dollars, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ford previously modified the cooling system and installed new software to prevent overheating, but this time it doesn't appear to have a fix to plug the leaks.

Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle

It will also have a dedicated button on the side of the Galaxy S8 and S8 +. The wireless charging is also supported by the flagship duo. Samsung's Galaxy S8 will also be going up against the newest version of the iPhone, which is due out later this year.

Industry Yes, That's a Detroiter Sprinting with a Kangaroo on a Leash
Author: 0 Yes, That's a Detroiter Sprinting with a Kangaroo on a Leash

However, Stacks, who would only say he's based in MI, said his traveling zoo is licensed. "The birthday kid and all their friends wanted to see him hop around". "Never a kangaroo. This is our first". Kangaroos, which are marsupials native to Australia, require specialized "diet, healthcare and general maintenance the average person can't provide", Detroit Zoo spokeswoman Patricia Janeway said.

Industry Easyjet introduces laptop ban on Egypt and Turkey flights
Author: 0 Easyjet introduces laptop ban on Egypt and Turkey flights

A separate government official confirmed an Associated Press report that the ban will affect 10 airports in eight countries in the Middle East and North Africa. For some time now, US officials have been concerned about al Qaeda's and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's obsession with bringing down an airplane, CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues reported.

Industry LG to launch mobile payments service in June
Author: 0 LG to launch mobile payments service in June

Although, Bixby enters a crowded field of virtual assistants, such as, Apple's Siri, Microsoft's Cortana , Amazon's Alexa, Google's Google Assistant etc, the consumer electronics giant claims that Bixby is different than others, as it will focus mostly on letting people control mobile apps with spoken directives.

Industry Uber resumes self-driving car program after brief suspension
Author: 0 Uber resumes self-driving car program after brief suspension

Two "safety" drivers were in the front seats of the Uber auto, which was in self-driving mode at the time of the crash, Uber said on Friday, a standard requirement for its self-driving vehicles. The company temporarily suspended its entire test program in the wake of the accident. Another vehicle had forced the passage to that of Uber , a Volvo, which had overturned in shock.

Author: 0 New MacBook Features Revealed In macOS 10.12.4

The effectiveness of altering the "warmth" of a screen as the time changes remains a point of intense discussion , but the feature is loved by many and that's a good enough reason to introduce it to the Mac. By default, the temperature is set to the middle, but if you drag the slider to the left, you'll get more blue light, and if you drag it to the right, you'll get a deeper yellow shade with less blue light.

Author: 0 Samsung To Offer Refurbished Galaxy Note 7, Except In US

The announcement appears to walk back on what Samsung initially pledged last fall, when it said it would dispose of the Note 7 and had no plans to fix or refurbish them. The company added that Note 7s will be equipped with new batteries that have gone through its new rigorous safety testing measures. According to the firm's recycling plans, the Note 7s will be used as either refurbished or rental phones in some global markets.

Industry Cable Operators and Telecoms Score Victory in House Vote on Privacy Rules
Author: 0 Cable Operators and Telecoms Score Victory in House Vote on Privacy Rules

North country congresswoman Elise Stefanik broke with her party, and voted against the rollback. Natasha Duarte of the Center for Democracy and Technology said internet providers have sensitive data on users such as web browsing, video viewing, religious information, sexual preferences, health conditions and location.

Author: 0 Beauty and the Beast is set for a record-breaking opening weekend

The main problem I had with the flick was with the director (Bill Condon) and how he fails to capture the best performances possible from its incredible cast and his lack of attention to detail. Aside from making Belle a more "active princess" and delivering Disney's first "exclusively gay moment", the movie also fills in some plot holes missing from the original story.

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