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Industry Favorite Christmas song back in the top 10 after 23 years
Author: 0 Favorite Christmas song back in the top 10 after 23 years

One achievement has proven elusive over its time in the market, however: a Top 10 position on the Billboard Hot 100. Billboard explains that when "All I Want for Christmas Is You" was first released, way back in 1994, it wasn't commercially available as a single, and the rules back then prohibited it from charting on the Hot 100.

Industry Self-healing glass would be flawless for smartphones
Author: 0 Self-healing glass would be flawless for smartphones

The discovery could be a boon for consumers who are forced to walk around with broken screens on their phones, provided companies decide to use it in their designs. "In most cases, heating to high temperatures, on the order of 120 degrees Celsius or more, to reorganize their cross-linked networks is necessary for the fractured portions to fix".

Industry Governments are asking Facebook for a lot more user account data
Author: 0 Governments are asking Facebook for a lot more user account data

Facebook also received preservation requests, which ask that certain account records be saved, especially for matters of official criminal investigations for 90 days pending the receipt of the formal legal process. There were also over 110,000 pieces of Facebook content removed for trademark infringement, over 37,000 posts removed from Instagram for the same reason, and 14,279 counterfeit reports.

Industry John McCain returns to Arizona after treatment, will miss tax bill vote
Author: 0 John McCain returns to Arizona after treatment, will miss tax bill vote

His daughter Meghan said her father would be spending the holidays in Arizona. As a result, McCain will not be in Washington to vote on the GOP's tax bill vote, which is expected to take place early in the week. In a brief statement, the senator's office provided an assessment from Mark Gilbert, chief of neuro-oncology at the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute.

Industry Facebook's New Facial Recognition Feature Finds You in Untagged Photos
Author: 0 Facebook's New Facial Recognition Feature Finds You in Untagged Photos

Facebook still respects the privacy settings of people posting photos, so you won't get a notification for photos when you're not in the audience. Facebook announced on Tuesday that it is releasing a new feature that uses facial recognition to determine when a photo of you has been uploaded, even if you weren't tagged.

Industry Trump predicts jump in stock market ahead of tax bill vote
Author: 0 Trump predicts jump in stock market ahead of tax bill vote

The controversial GOP tax reform bill is unpopular with voters on both sides of the aisle; more than half of Americans say the proposed tax plan would help neither their family's financial situation nor the US economy, according to research by Gallup .

Industry Diddy Talks Buying Carolina Panthers, Hiring Colin Kaepernick
Author: 0 Diddy Talks Buying Carolina Panthers, Hiring Colin Kaepernick

Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson announced yesterday that he is selling the franchise at the conclusion of this season. The swift downfall of Panthers owner Jerry Richardson continued on Monday as the team announced that the 81-year-old will no longer be in charge of Carolina's day-to-day operations.

Industry China's Xiaomi crosses $2 Billion in Sales this year in India
Author: 0 China's Xiaomi crosses $2 Billion in Sales this year in India

Xiaomi India has announced a new Red colour Xiaomi MI A1 . After launching the Mi A1 Special Red Edition smartphone in Indonesia, the company has now launched the same phone in the Indian market as well. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor paired with 4GB of RAM . The highlight of the Mi A1 is the dual camera setup present at the back.

Industry New Samsung S9 Tipped For New Year Along with Google Voice Competitor
Author: 0 New Samsung S9 Tipped For New Year Along with Google Voice Competitor

Regardless, get hyped for the Galaxy S9 . Samsung Electronics is said to be planning to debut its next flagship smartphone with some tipping a Barcelona Mobile World Congress launch in early March. The latest reports from close to the Samsung supply chain suggest that the mega-corporation has already begun production of the Galaxy S9. A tipster has told the site that the Galaxy S8 could have a 90 per cent screen-to-body ratio, up from 84 per cent on the Galaxy S8.

Industry Blackberry finally abandons the Priv
Author: 0 Blackberry finally abandons the Priv

While the firm did announce that the PRIV would not be getting updated to Android 8.0 Oreo , it has now stated that it will no longer be supporting the handset with monthly security updates. This program will allow them to upgrade their devices to a BlackBerry KeyOne or Motion by availing users discounts and incentives. The current BBOS and BB10 users will be missing out on some "ancillary services" including the BlackBerry World app store (12/31/2019), the BlackBerry Travel site ...

Industry Covert Uber 'impersonation' and 'wiretapping' claims revealed in court letter
Author: 0 Covert Uber 'impersonation' and 'wiretapping' claims revealed in court letter

Shortly afterwards, he sent the letter alleging the misconduct. Uber has been in hot water over the last few months for some very unsavory allegations. Jacobs said during the hearing that he only had 20 minutes to review the letter before it was sent. Another group, Marketplace Analytics (MA), "exists expressly for the objective of acquiring trade secrets, codebase and competitive intelligence...

Industry Secret Red Dead Redemption 2 Mission Found Lurking In GTA Online Code
Author: 0 Secret Red Dead Redemption 2 Mission Found Lurking In GTA Online Code

According to ExpertReviews , Rockstar will be capitalizing on this new tech, and there's a possibility the game would be exclusive to some console. Much to their delight, they discovered yet-to-be-released cars and planes, and even items that seem to hint at a revolver from " Red Dead Redemption ".

Industry Google announces Tango will shut down on March 1
Author: 0 Google announces Tango will shut down on March 1

The tech giant will cease support of Tango in March 2018, focusing its efforts on ARCore instead. Google responded with ARCore, which is similar but somewhat more limited due to the heterogeneity of the Android ecosystem. In many ways Tango was ahead of its time but now that Google has ARCore and Apple has ARKit , these same AR features - where you can take a video of your living room and see a dinosaur crash through the wall, for example - are potentially coming to every phone, rather ...

Author: 0 After 14 months, a new and improved New Shepard flies again

In the 14 months since that abort-test flight, Blue Origin has been working on an upgraded version of the rocket-to improve its capacity for rapid, low-priced reusability-and the capsule in which six passengers will eventually ride to space inside.

Industry Samsung updates its Notebook 9 ultrabooks with even bigger batteries
Author: 0 Samsung updates its Notebook 9 ultrabooks with even bigger batteries

The Notebook 9 (2018) laptops have been updated with three different versions offering a 13.3-inch to a 15-inch screen and improved graphics capabilities. The 15-inch model is a bit more flexible since its single USB Type-C port also supports Thunderbolt 3 and it also has an extra USB 2.0 port . The upcoming Notebook 9 (2018) will have two 15 Inch models and a 13 Inch model.

Industry Vivo smartphone beats Apple and Samsung to the punch with new tech
Author: 0 Vivo smartphone beats Apple and Samsung to the punch with new tech

Synaptics announced on Tuesday that it has pioneered a way to mass produce fingerprint sensors integrated in smartphone displays and Vivo will be the first smartphone manufacturer to have it. Vivo fell one position in Q2 but, thanks to its success in India, is expected to quickly regain a top five position. In-screen fingerprint sensors have been considered as a natural evolution of modern biometric sensors as the smartphone displays this year moved to an edge-to-edge concept.

Industry Facebook officially starts testing pre-roll ads on Watch
Author: 0 Facebook officially starts testing pre-roll ads on Watch

Brian Wieser, analyst from Pivotal Research Group said though Facebook user count has been growing and revenue has been rising rapidly, the company is unable to make people spend more time on the platform and watch videos. Facebook's News Feed, which comprises posts from friends and businesses, is the first thing its 2.1 billion users see when they open the mobile app or go to the website, making it valuable online real estate.

Author: 0 Thursday Apple Rumors: iMac Pro Orders Start Today

At $13,199, the best iMac Pro you can buy packs a 2.3GHz 18-core Intel Xeon W processor, 128GB DDR4 ECC memory, 4TB SSD, and a Radeon Pro Vega 64 GPU with 16GB of HBM2. You can also now import videos made on iMovie for iOS - very cool. The users can also add special effects like 360-degree titles in 2D or 3D, apply blurs, glows and other immersive effects; and use visual controls to straighten horizons or remove camera rigs from equirectangular (map projection) videos.

Industry Apple invests $390M in iPhone laser chip maker
Author: 0 Apple invests $390M in iPhone laser chip maker

X Finisar stock soared almost 23% on Wednesday after Apple announced it was providing funding for a new manufacturing plant in Sherman, Texas, expected to make parts used in 3D sensors for the iPhone X . President Trump has been pushing Apple to move its manufacturing efforts from China to the U.S. On the campaign trial, Trump said: "We're going to get Apple to build their damn computers and things in this country instead of in other countries".

Industry #STLCards trade Piscotty to the A's
Author: 0 #STLCards trade Piscotty to the A's

The Cardinals also expect to finalize their trade for Marcell Ozuna on Thursday afternoon. "You let him know that you care. We're trying to be support for him, and we have to look to do anything we can". With confirmation still pending , the Cardinals have reportedly acquired the Miami Marlins outfielder in a trade that involved Sandy Alcantara.

Industry Microsoft is bringing more AI smarts to Office 365 and Cortana
Author: 0 Microsoft is bringing more AI smarts to Office 365 and Cortana

Reddit today announced its partnership with Microsoft and Bing to analyse data generated on a daily basis. Office Insiders will be seeing this feature later in December, experiencing the power of machine learning first hand as the feature gets used by more customers.

Industry Toyota mulling battery production for EVs with Panasonic
Author: 0 Toyota mulling battery production for EVs with Panasonic

The statement concluded: "Toyota and Panasonic recognise the importance that further advancements in battery performance, price and safety, as well as a stable supply capacity, will have on encouraging further popularisation of electrified vehicles".

Industry The 'Snow Bowl' could cost Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri a $500000 bonus
Author: 0 The 'Snow Bowl' could cost Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri a $500000 bonus

As Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk pointed out, the Indianapolis Colts sent some sideline personnel onto the field to help clear snow from the area where Vinatieri was lining up to kick his game-tying 43-yard extra point. Those two misses for Vinatieri could hurt his bank account. The Colts have three games remaining. That said, if Vinatieri winds up just a bit short of the threshold, the Colts ought to recall the snowstorm, recall the heroic extra point and give him his ...

Industry Meet 6-year-old Ryan ranked 8th richest YouTuber in Forbes' list
Author: 0 Meet 6-year-old Ryan ranked 8th richest YouTuber in Forbes' list

This video made Ryan a YouTube sensation overnight! Ryan's mother told TubeFilter a year ago that he enjoyed watching toy review channels on YouTube. And the thing is, although it might seem like easy work, especially when Ryan is raking in millions by doing things he loves or just being a kid, the videos take a lot of work.

Industry Apple snaps up Shazam for reported $400m — Game that tune
Author: 0 Apple snaps up Shazam for reported $400m — Game that tune

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Industry Netflix responds to criticism over 'creepy' A Christmas Prince tweet
Author: 0 Netflix responds to criticism over 'creepy' A Christmas Prince tweet

Christian Christiensen then chimed in: 'Good to know @netflix staff are sitting around their offices looking at private user data, laughing about it, then sending out a tweet to millions. -Are there any controls on how they can access this data/what it can be used for? -Why are they publicly shaming customers?' he tweeted. Other "highlights" have included calling out a Brit who has watched Bee Movie 357 times this year and a USA customer who watched Pirates of the Caribbean: The ...

Industry Android Oreo 8.1 brings AR Stickers to Pixel 2 and Pixel phones
Author: 0 Android Oreo 8.1 brings AR Stickers to Pixel 2 and Pixel phones

You can check out the Star Wars stickers in the video below or the image above and overall they look pretty great. Android Oreo 8.1 has not rolled out to our Pixel 2 XL at the time of writing, so we couldn't see the AR Stickers in action for ourselves, but various reports paint AR Stickers in a positive light, with the AR characters fitting nicely into scenes and matching the lighting of the environment.

Industry Macklemore And Kesha Teaming For 'Adventures' Tour
Author: 0 Macklemore And Kesha Teaming For 'Adventures' Tour

The duo won Best Rap Album in 2014 with " The Heist " as well as Best New Artist and Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for "Thrift Shop". Kesha is coming off her latest No. Lawn tickets to "The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore " will be $19 the first week of sales for the July 10 concert. Macklemore will donate his proceeds to M Plus1, an organization that advances racial and social justice through the M&RL Equity Fund.

Industry New Google Assistant Commands Sync Your Smart Home Devices
Author: 0 New Google Assistant Commands Sync Your Smart Home Devices

If you want to pick up a Home Max for yourself, check the button below. For the speakers, Google has packed two 4.5-inch "high-excursion" woofers and 0.7-inch tweeters that make the Max 20x more powerful than the regular Home, according to the company.

Industry Apple now lets you pre-order App Store apps
Author: 0 Apple now lets you pre-order App Store apps

If in case, the app cost alters, then the user has to pay the price whichever is lower, The Verge reports . App Store pre-orders give developers the opportunity for developers to build excitement for a new app release and while also guaranteeing downloads from the second an app is made public.

Industry Google Home Mini update brings back touch controls for audio playback
Author: 0 Google Home Mini update brings back touch controls for audio playback

Android Police's , Artem Russakovski, noticed that the review unit of his Google Home Mini was sending across all his voice recordings - including those not aimed at the smart speaker - back to Google . However, the update that enables the re-located touch-control is hitting Home Mini units that are enrolled in Google's software preview program . The ability to summon Google Assistant with a tap will not be shifted by any chance to the sides.

Industry Antonio Brown showcases Ryan Shazier-themed cleats
Author: 0 Antonio Brown showcases Ryan Shazier-themed cleats

Shazier's football career is in doubt, and Schefter noted "the focus right now is not on his playing career but on trying to facilitate his recovery". Brown showed several videos of the cleats on his Snapchat story Friday that are in support of Shazier, who underwent spinal surgery Wednesday night.

Author: 0 Holder Ithaka Group LLC Boosted Charles Schwab Corp (SCHW) Stake

The stock was bought at an average price of $27.21 per share, with a total value of $1,972,997.10. The institutional investor held 139,352 shares of the investment bankers and brokers and service company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $5.99 million, up from 9,111 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Industry Google to Launch New YouTube Music Service in March
Author: 0 Google to Launch New YouTube Music Service in March

Anyone who signs up to either of these services gets the other one included for free. " Spotify and Tencent Music Entertainment see significant opportunities in the global music streaming market for all our users, artists, music and business partners" said Daniel Ek, CEO and Founder, Spotify in a statement.

Industry Fb needs children underneath 13 to attempt new Messenger app
Author: 0 Fb needs children underneath 13 to attempt new Messenger app

The app, which launches Monday in the United States, gives the company access to a new market whose age prohibits them from using the firm's main social network. "After talking to thousands of parents, associations like National PTA, and parenting experts in the USA, we found that there's a need for a messaging app that lets kids connect with people they love but also has the level of control parents want", said Facebook Product Management Director, Loren Cheng.