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Industry Morgan Stanley Reports Q4 Earnings Beat
Author: 0 Morgan Stanley Reports Q4 Earnings Beat

Morgan Stanley's wealth management business continued to grow. Excluding the tax charges, the earnings rose to 84 cents a share, beating analysts' forecasts, from 74 cents. FILE PHOTO: The corporate logo of financial firm Morgan Stanley is pictured on the company's world headquarters in NY, U.S. April 17, 2017. These include the restructuring of its fixed-income arm (where revenue was wanting this quarter), a more generous shareholder payout plan and a stronger contribution from its ...

Industry Overwatch's theme park map, Blizzard World, will roll out next week
Author: 0 Overwatch's theme park map, Blizzard World, will roll out next week

Over 100 new cosmetic items will be coming to Overwatch on January 23 , Blizzard Entertainment announced in a blog post . Today's item is here and man is it cool. 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 AMD is also being dragged into court following Spectre and Meltdown reports
Author: 0 AMD is also being dragged into court following Spectre and Meltdown reports

Now, Intel has has a new blog post up with some more details, and as it turns out, that reboot problem can affect CPUs from the Sandy Bridge series on up to Kaby Lake . On Wednesday, the chipmaker confirmed that the security patches are causing higher than expected reboot for computers with newer chips. Intel provided some additional insight into that as well, saying that workloads that incorporate a large number of user/kernel privilege changes and spend a large amount of time of in ...

Industry High tech cars revealed at global auto show
Author: 0 High tech cars revealed at global auto show

It disappeared as the auto companies moved more and more toward oversized trucks, leaving a big fan base pining for the return of the Ranger ever since. So if you're going to the show in search of Jetsons-inspired travel pods, forget about it. Detroit has clearly decided the future for some time to come is going to look a lot like the past.

Author: 0 Nintendo Introduces the Labo Cardboard Kits for Switch

They are priced starting at $10 more than Nintendo's AAA game titles like Super Mario Odyssey . Now it's 2018 and kids want more . Labo will engage will take kids away from "virtual reality" and into, well, reality.When is Nintendo Switch Labo released in the UK? Now, kids can add a DIY element to their video game world .

Industry IMessage Contains A Bug That Can Freeze iOS Devices
Author: 0 IMessage Contains A Bug That Can Freeze iOS Devices

What's happening is, Apple users are receiving text messages that contain the malicious link . It was Twitter user Abraham Masri who first uncovered the bug. Meanwhile Buzzfeed reports that the text bomb affects all Apple devices running iOS 10 up to iOS iOS 11.2.5 beta. Bugs like this are a nuisance rather than a genuine worry, and Apple does tend to roll out updates for such issues pretty quickly, so there's a good chance it will be fixed in the near future.

Industry Alleged Renders Of The Moto G6, G6 Plus, G6 Play Leaked
Author: 0 Alleged Renders Of The Moto G6, G6 Plus, G6 Play Leaked

The Moto Z3 Play snapshot includes the "Zero Borders, Zero Compromises" headline and mentions three highlights, but only one of them (the one concerning the display) actually reveals something specific: "Limitless (MotoMods Expandable), Immersive (6" Borderless Display), and Intelligent (Smart Camera & Moto Experiences).

Industry Another HQ2? Apple plans a new corporate campus in a US city
Author: 0 Another HQ2? Apple plans a new corporate campus in a US city

Apple's investments will be focused on three areas: direct employment by Apple, spending and investment with Apple's domestic suppliers and manufacturers, and fueling the app economy which Apple created with iPhone and the App Store. To date, Apple has already invested billions of dollars in data centers and co-located facilities in seven US states, including North Carolina, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and a recently announced project in Iowa.

Industry Amazon accepts reservations for Echo Spot voice assistant in Germany
Author: 0 Amazon accepts reservations for Echo Spot voice assistant in Germany

Amazon's Jorrit Van der Meulen said: " Echo Spot combines the popular small design of Echo Dot , the display of Echo Show , and the features you love about Alexa into a stylish and compact device". In my opinion- no. Once you have found an Alexa Skill you'd like to try for yourself, all you need to do is enable it. The screen itself has three levels of zoom, switching between showing the entire footage, to a slightly cropped version where the corners are cut off, to full screen ...

Industry Hyundai adds pizzazz to Veloster, keeps its weird doors
Author: 0 Hyundai adds pizzazz to Veloster, keeps its weird doors

The two-plus-one hatchback's overall profile and proportions are similar to the outgoing model, but modernized. Hyundai says the 2019 Veloster and Veloster Turbo will go on sale in the USA in Q2 2018; pricing will be revealed closer to release.

Industry Mario Tennis Aces smashes on to Nintendo Switch this Spring
Author: 0 Mario Tennis Aces smashes on to Nintendo Switch this Spring

The details shared by Nintendo confirmed that players will be able to download all of the game's previously released downloadable content. This game will release this year. This will bring all of the content including DLC from both the WiiU and Nintendo 3DS version into one package. New outfits from Breath of the Wild for Link and Zelda will be included.

Industry Missing Haryana 15 Year Old Girl: Brutally Raped & Murdered, Liver, Lungs Ruptured
Author: 0 Missing Haryana 15 Year Old Girl: Brutally Raped & Murdered, Liver, Lungs Ruptured

A 15-year-old girl from the northern Indian state of Haryana died after she was raped and mutilated by at least four aggressors who ruptured her liver and lungs before drowning her. Just hours after the grisly discovery, police in Panipat district on Saturday found the body of a 12-year-old girl in a pond. Safidon (Jind) deputy SP Sunil Kumar said the police suspected a boy from the girl's village, though, no arrest has been made.

Industry Honda Accord named auto of the Year
Author: 0 Honda Accord named auto of the Year

The 2018 Lincoln Navigator took the top truck honor, while the 2018 Volvo XC60 took top utility honor. The 2018 Lincoln Navigator won Truck of the Year. The vehicles also had to be popular sellers, thus ruling out many niche products like those from the exotic brands. Last year's winners were the Chevrolet Bolt, Honda Ridgeline and Windsor-made Chrysler Pacifica.

Industry We Could be Disappearing off Facebook
Author: 0 We Could be Disappearing off Facebook

In typical Zuckerberg fashion, the Facebook founder was careful to point out that despite the headlines highlighting the dangers of using social media, spending more time on his platform can actually be good for users . Obama warned against splintering of the society because of the way people use social media. " Facebook moving publishers and companies to the secondary News Feed is a bid to keep users happy and active on the platform".

Author: 0 Ford Mustang Bullitt Video Review

The big new debuts at the 2018 Detroit auto show are largely pickup trucks, one of them being the new mid-size 2019 Ford Ranger. Cars.com's Editorial department is your source for automotive news and reviews. It is available with the same Dark Highland Green exterior paint and chrome accents as the movie vehicle, or in Shaddow Black if preferred. The interior is trimmed in black leather with green top-stitching, with a heated leather steering wheel, and a 30cm all-digital LCD instrument ...

Industry Samsung's new 146-inch TV called 'The Wall' can change sizes
Author: 0 Samsung's new 146-inch TV called 'The Wall' can change sizes

At achieving this latter PR stunt, The Wall succeeds wonderfully. So what exactly are these other technologies? The Wall is possibly the first large television from this or any brand to, supposedly, come equipped with a technology called modular Micro LED, in which LEDs on the display can be lit up individually with colors appearing more vibrant than ever before and with flawless infinite contrast due to a complete lack of backlight technology.

Industry New vehicle technology will be on display at CES 2018 this week
Author: 0 New vehicle technology will be on display at CES 2018 this week

Expect to see plenty of new smart home devices with inbuilt Alexa capabilities, while competitor Google is also expected to make some announcements around its own Google Assistant. The screen is expected to be slim, offer deep blacks, and feature more than 33 million self-illuminating pixels for the clearest picture to date. Whereas the 2017 CES was underscored by a heavy focus on smart home automation, this year's edition of the event will likely place more attention to the emerging ...

Industry Detective Pikachu features a massive Amiibo for western release
Author: 0 Detective Pikachu features a massive Amiibo for western release

The game is re-releasing as simply Detective Pikachu on the Nintendo 3DS come March 23, 2018 with new added story content, locations, and more characters to meet. Reynolds will not be part of the game, however. Unlike the game, this amiibo doesn't have a release date yet. Crime is rampant in Ryme City, and it's up to a coffee-loving Pikachu to help uncover clues and put the bad guys behind bars.

Industry New Sony AF8 4K OLED TVs Announced At CES
Author: 0 New Sony AF8 4K OLED TVs Announced At CES

This is not all, however, as it plans to add another interesting product to the mix. LG Display also debuted an 88-inch 8K television with an OLED display. Sony has announced its latest 4K OLED TV range at this years CES, the Sony AF8. " LG Display is all about innovative products that provide new value to customers", Sang-Beom Han, Vice-Chairman and CEO of LG Display , said in a statement.

Industry Apple's $29 iPhone battery replacements available now
Author: 0 Apple's $29 iPhone battery replacements available now

And recently, the Brazilian state agency Procon-SP asked Apple to explain why it chose to slow down the older iPhones , and how Brazilian iPhone users would be able to get their hands on the battery replacement , according to Reuters.

Industry New OnePlus 6 With Snapdragon 845 Coming In June
Author: 0 New OnePlus 6 With Snapdragon 845 Coming In June

More themes and overall tone-changes on the OnePlus 6 is something that we are expecting. Interestingly, a list of devices set to carry the Snapdragon 845 processor was leaked last month, with the same June date listed against the OnePlus 6's name.

Industry Honda Insight hybrid ousts Civic Hybrid for upscale EV
Author: 0 Honda Insight hybrid ousts Civic Hybrid for upscale EV

Honda has released a few more photos and more information about the 2019 Honda Insight Prototype , which is going to debut next week at the Detroit Auto Show . The system has some big advantages over earlier hybrids. The on-form automaker says that the Insight will deliver class-leading power while still receiving an anticipated US EPA fuel economy combined rating in excess of 50 mpg (21.3 km/l), which is competitive with other compact hybrid offerings.

Industry Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Will Release on Switch in May
Author: 0 Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Will Release on Switch in May

The game will run at 1080p in TV mode, and feature single Joy-Con split-screen local multiplayer as well. New for this release is Funky Kong, who can double jump, pull off infinite rolls and infinite underwater corkscrews. Are you excited about playing Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze on the Switch? Donkey Kong will be exclusive to this brand new adventure, which is planned for release in spring 2018.

Author: 0 Free Super Mario Odyssey Update Adds Luigi's Balloon World

We've had some unbelievable reveals so far, including Donkey Kong news, a Dark Souls remaster , and even a Pokken update! Nintendo has unveiled some free Super Mario Odyssey DLC, with the upcoming update introducing Luigi's Balloon World to the game .

Author: 0 Dark Souls: Remastered Confirmed; Coming May 25th

The clarification was reported by Game Informer , who said that Bandai Namco has confirmed there are now no plans to release the Dark Souls trilogy box set "in the Americas". A Dark Souls: Remaster has always been something that the community has clamored for, and initial reaction on the internet is incredibly positive.

Industry Twitch Deal Costing £66 Million For Overwatch League Rights
Author: 0 Twitch Deal Costing £66 Million For Overwatch League Rights

The deal is believed to spread over a two-year time period which gives access to viewers the first two seasons of Overwatch League . Preseason matches were broadcast exclusively on MLG-which has not offered any viewership statistics-but the regular season matches that begin tomorrow will be the first to stream on Twitch .

Industry Edge ST With EcoBoost Twin-Turbo
Author: 0 Edge ST With EcoBoost Twin-Turbo

It will bring Ford's SUV lineup up-to-speed with crosstown rivals General Motors Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, which a year ago unveiled performance trims for full-size SUV models. Ford Motor Co has always tried to satisfy customers need for safety and high performance with its sedans. Ford is going to fit the new brakes in its 2019 redesigned Edge midsize crossover and its 2019 new Ranger midsize pickup.

Industry WhatsApp To Soon Let You Switch Between Voice and Video Calls
Author: 0 WhatsApp To Soon Let You Switch Between Voice and Video Calls

It's also worth mentioning that WhatsApp users can now also delete the voice message after they preview it. This button is visible when you are in a voice call: when pressed, WhatsApp will send a request to the recipient, asking if he wants to "convert" the current voice call in a video call.

Industry Intel Announces 802.11ax Chipsets for Faster Wi-Fi - IT Peer Network
Author: 0 Intel Announces 802.11ax Chipsets for Faster Wi-Fi - IT Peer Network

Intel announced this week that it'll have chips ready within the year for the next generation of Wi-Fi - what's known as 802.11ax. And while Intel's Wi-Fi chips are used in Arris routers - which are used by Comcast, so they're inherently pretty popular - Intel isn't almost as big in the connectivity space as some of the other chip companies, so this availability isn't necessarily going to be what gets the ball rolling.

Industry Mamata Banerjee remembers Har Gobind Khorana on birth anniversary
Author: 0 Mamata Banerjee remembers Har Gobind Khorana on birth anniversary

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Government of India (Dept of Biotechnology) and the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum jointly created the Khorana programme in 2007. When Khorana grew up and attended college in the USA, he was able to gain scholarships and obtain a doctorate in organic chemistry by 1948, when he was 26 years old.

Industry Sony Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra selfie smartphones launched at CES 2018
Author: 0 Sony Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra selfie smartphones launched at CES 2018

When everyone is moving towards the trend of offering super large phones with minimal bezels, some will certainly appreciate the shorter stature of the Xperia XA2 . It features an extra gigabyte of RAM, another storage option (64GB), a slightly bigger display at 6 inches, a better selfie camera and a slightly bigger battery .

Industry GoldenGlobes: Nicole Kidman wins Best Actress in Limited Series
Author: 0 GoldenGlobes: Nicole Kidman wins Best Actress in Limited Series

This not the first time Nicole has failed to reference her children in an acceptance speech , and viewers were quick the criticise the star's repeated refusal to mention them. With last year's expensive rings obviously left at home, the 50-year-old was free to slap her hands together however she damn well pleased at this year's Golden Globes ceremony.

Industry TCL Make Hisense Look Second Rate AT CES 2018
Author: 0 TCL Make Hisense Look Second Rate AT CES 2018

We learned a few things about the new Voice Assistant during the TCL press conference: TCL said that by fall 2018 the Roku Assistant will be rolling out to select Roku TV models. TCL is the largest distributor of Roku TVs in the United States and the largest TV manufacturer in China. TCL's rise in popularity has been impressive, but not without reason.

Industry LG adds Google AI in 'smart home' push
Author: 0 LG adds Google AI in 'smart home' push

Shortly after the announcement of Assistant coming to display-endowed speakers , we discovered the Lenovo Smart Display then we learned about the JBL Link View . With the camera above the screen you can make Duo calls. "Commissioning studies like THE SMART AUDIO REPORT allows us to stay ahead of the curve, meaningfully connect with listeners, and continue finding ways to create a more informed public".

Industry Pokemon Go Cancelling Support for Older iOS Devices
Author: 0 Pokemon Go Cancelling Support for Older iOS Devices

AR+ is (currently) exclusive to the iPhone 6s and newer phones with iOS 11, as the mode is dependent the ARKit framework built into iOS 11. Dedicated players with older iOS devices don't have much time to prepare themselves for this update , with it set to take effect on February 28th, 2018.

Industry Performance Dip on Old Windows Versions Due Meltdown & Spectre Fixes
Author: 0 Performance Dip on Old Windows Versions Due Meltdown & Spectre Fixes

Of the three variants, only the second requires a complementary microcode update on the host machine. After Microsoft recently confirmed that it is mitigating the Meltdown vulnerability with automatic updates, reports have fallen in that Microsoft's fix for the bug, may be crocking AMD-powered PCs.