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Research Microsoft Releases $189 Laptops For Schools
Author: 0 Microsoft Releases $189 Laptops For Schools

Speaking to EdSurge, Anthony Salcito, Microsoft's Vice President of Worldwide Education, said that the Windows devices can offer both teachers and students more room and variety of tools to use. Microsoft OneNote Class Notebook , a collection of handouts and shared work for classes, has been updated to include assignment and grade integration with the most widely used School Information Systems in the UK, SIMS Capita , and U.S., PowerSchool .

Research Scientists Inch Closer to Detecting Cancers With a Blood Test
Author: 0 Scientists Inch Closer to Detecting Cancers With a Blood Test

For each of these tumour types there are now no screening tests available - blood based or otherwise. The team started by looking at several hundred potential DNA tumor biomarkers, and 40 protein markers. "Many of the most promising cancer treatments we have today only benefit a small minority of cancer patients, and we consider them major breakthroughs".

Research ULA Atlas V on target for Friday night launch
Author: 0 ULA Atlas V on target for Friday night launch

Krystin Cooper of the Remote Sensing Systems Directorate at the Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center in Los Angeles. Tonight's 40-minute launch window opens at 7:48 p.m. A United Launch Alliance lofted the SBIRS GEO Flight 4 satellite into orbit for the U.S. Air Force Jan. 19 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Research Rocket Lab's Electron rocket reaches orbit and deploys satellites
Author: 0 Rocket Lab's Electron rocket reaches orbit and deploys satellites

The company hopes to begin commercial launches next year and eventually launch one rocket every week. Called "Still Testing", the flight was originally planned for December , when Rocket Lab had a 10-day launch window. Moon Express's dream of a private lunar landing closer to reality. A Rocket Lab Electron booster launches on the company's second test flight, called "Still Testing", from the company's Māhia Peninsula launch site in New Zealand on January 21, 2018 local time.

Research What Are Analysts Suggestions On Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU)
Author: 0 What Are Analysts Suggestions On Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU)

It dropped, as 4 investors sold Northeast Bancorp shares while 18 reduced holdings. FCA's share price has shot up more than 30 percent so far this year on a bullish outlook for the auto sector, Jeep growth expectations and media speculation that Marchionne's final year at the helm could prompt strategic deals such as spin-offs, technology alliances and disposals.

Research January is a special month for moons
Author: 0 January is a special month for moons

In Western Australia, this will actually be followed by a Black Moon, which is the lack of a full moon in a calendar month - with no full moons until March 2. "Even if conditions are ideal, we'll only see about half of the eclipse by the time the moon sets". A good news for the ones who couldn't see the full moon that occurred on January 1.

Research Google to use mobile page loading speed to rank websites
Author: 0 Google to use mobile page loading speed to rank websites

Are you still going to be using the desktop speed factor for the desktop index? The search company recommends website operators use a variety of diagnostic tools to help measure a user's experience. A public dataset of key user experience metrics for popular destinations on the web, as experienced by Chrome users under real-world conditions. This is completely algorithmic.

Research WhatsApp Business arrives, exclusive to Android for now
Author: 0 WhatsApp Business arrives, exclusive to Android for now

WhatsApp today officially announced the WhatsApp Business app for small businesses in select markets, including Mexico, Indonesia, Italy, U.K. and the U.S. Business accounts can also configure default, greeting messages for the sake of introductions as well as away messages to let customers know that they are busy.

Research Samsung Galaxy X: More Details About The Next Game Changer
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy X: More Details About The Next Game Changer

At the core of the Galaxy On7 Prime is a 64-bit octa-core Samsung Exynos 7870 SoC, with all eight cores clocked at 1.6GHz. Both the variants come with microSD card, expendable to up to 256 GB." Galaxy On7 Prime is made for the Indian consumer who is constantly multitasking and on-the-move".

Research 2017 was the second-hottest year ever recorded
Author: 0 2017 was the second-hottest year ever recorded

But one thing that has been common in both the reports is that 2017 has made the last four years the hottest period in their recorded history of 138 years. Every state in the contiguous USA and Alaska had above-average annual temperatures in 2017, NOAA said. "The atmosphere is warming, nearly by 1C globally to date, and we are getting ever closer to the Paris agreement target of 1.5C which we are so desperately trying to avoid".

Research New WhatsApp feature boosts video-watching for users
Author: 0 New WhatsApp feature boosts video-watching for users

Now, the company has rectified the error and updated the Mi App store with the latest version of WhatsApp . Users just need to update WhatsApp using the Mi App Store or uninstall and install the app from the Play Store . WhatsApp became obsolete on January 13, 2018. Back then, reports pointed out that the issue is faced only by Xiaomi users. Earlier, when users clicked on the link, the YouTube video would open in YouTube app installed on smartphones.

Research What's the Tide Pod Problem?
Author: 0 What's the Tide Pod Problem?

In addition to taking down the videos , Google will give anyone who posts footage of anyone eating Tide Pods a strike on their channels for violating YouTube's Community Guidelines , which were already there, and content uploaders should've known better.

Research Apple facing slew of Russian lawsuits over slow iPhones
Author: 0 Apple facing slew of Russian lawsuits over slow iPhones

The major mobile giant has cut down prices for replacing the batteries and also aims at changing its software to make users aware if their phone battery is good or not. Disabling performance throttling may mean that users will not be able to use their device in emergency situations, as such Apple will not recommend they do so.

Research Ferrari confirms it's making an electric supercar
Author: 0 Ferrari confirms it's making an electric supercar

Of course, it's hard not to notice that Marchionne's words here sound vague as possible. Reports suggest the all-electric supercar will be quicker than the insane new Tesla Roadster 2.0, which is claimed to achieve 0-100km/h just 2.1 seconds and the quarter mile in 8.8 seconds.

Research Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 only for Olympians
Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 only for Olympians

The Korean conglomerate has designed a limited edition version of its extra large phone exclusively for 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics participants. Owners can set themed wallpapers and access "useful apps" pre-installed "to help cultivate the utmost Olympic Games experience", according to a company press release.

Research Rs 153 Plan Upgraded on JioPhone
Author: 0 Rs 153 Plan Upgraded on JioPhone

This new change is in-line with the company's new tariff plans for prepaid users. This plan would previously offer 500MB worth of 4G data per day. The company's immensely competitive data plans have forced other telecom companies such as Airtel and Vodafone to offer similar plans.

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

In simplest terms, your Facebook feed will populate with posts your friends comment on and like the most, and will show fewer videos and so-called "click-bait-y" articles from online media outlets. As we roll this out, you'll see less public content like posts from businesses, brands, and media. With the recent changes , this small percentage will dwindle to zero.

Research More than 20 states sue to stop FCC's net neutrality repeal
Author: 0 More than 20 states sue to stop FCC's net neutrality repeal

Then it would need to pass the House, where rules give Republican leadership tighter control and passage seems unlikely. The resolution reportedly has the support of all 49 Democratic senators along with one Republican, Sen. But that effort to enact a congressional resolution of disapproval faces an uphill battle in the Republican-controlled House and a near-certain veto by President Trump.

Research Google Is About to Build Its Own Undersea Internet Cables
Author: 0 Google Is About to Build Its Own Undersea Internet Cables

The new regions, located in the Netherlands, Montreal, Los Angeles, Finland and Hong Kong , will go live from 2018 and will bring the total number to 18. With Curie, Google is set to become the first major non-telecom company to build a private intercontinental cable. "Overall, these investments mean faster and more reliable connectivity for all our users and customers", the company says.

Research Jeremy Corbyn tightens grip on Labour machine as allies win party elections
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn tightens grip on Labour machine as allies win party elections

MODERATE Labour MPs could quit and stand as independents against the party if they are booted out of their seats by the hard left. Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard and United Kingdom party leader Jeremy Corbyn in Glasgow. The Labour leader insisted that remaining in the trading arrangement was dependent on being in the EU. "We are not supporting or calling for a second referendum".

Research Macron set to pressure Britain over Calais migrants
Author: 0 Macron set to pressure Britain over Calais migrants

Interior minister Gerard Collomb said it was time for Britain "to take responsibility for a certain number of costs and for a greater number of people by virtue of the reception of refugees and lone children". Writing in Le Monde newspaper, they urged him to "live up to our ideals, to use your own words" and put an end to efforts that seek to dissuade asylum seekers from coming to France in the first place.

Research Aziz Ansari responds to sex misconduct allegations
Author: 0 Aziz Ansari responds to sex misconduct allegations

She describes their encounter at his apartment, saying he was very aggressive and ignored her non-verbal, verbal, and physical cues that she wasn't interested in going any further with him sexually. Vox's Anna North characterized Ansari's behavior as common among all-too-many men, and thus worth discussing. But he continued to press her to perform various sexual acts, she alleged.

Research Google Arts & Culture App Now Matches Your Selfie To Famous Paintings
Author: 0 Google Arts & Culture App Now Matches Your Selfie To Famous Paintings

The app is free, and similar to Google Photos in that Google's use of artificial intelligence invites users to search through thousands of images, and have them discovered in seconds. If you're desperate for a try but can't download the app, try signing up to a VPN with a USA exit node. So for those want to see if there is a painting somewhere that looks like them, this app is a good bet.

Research Snow warning issued by Met Office
Author: 0 Snow warning issued by Met Office

The Met Office warning states: "Delays or cancellations are possible to rail and air travel". John Irvine of the DFI said: "Despite our best efforts it is important to remember that we cannot guarantee ice-free roads even after salting, as showers can wash salt off the road and ice may form.

Research Google Chromecast devices are messing with WiFi connections
Author: 0 Google Chromecast devices are messing with WiFi connections

Those suffering from wonky wireless issues report the problem with Chromecast and Google Home devices on ASUS , Linksys , Netgear , TP-Link, and Synology routers. UDP has no congestion control features, so a device sending multiple UDP packets in a short burst can grind things to a standstill pretty swiftly. The latest network issue appears to have a large impact.

Research Scribblenauts Showdown Will Feature Head-to-Head Minigames
Author: 0 Scribblenauts Showdown Will Feature Head-to-Head Minigames

Interactive Entertainment made it official. It's been four years since we've seen or heard from the adorable Scribblenauts franchise, which lets you "scribble" the name of almost any item into the game to help you solve puzzles. The ESRB listing describes Scribblenauts Showdown as follows. Here, two players will go head-to-head across 25 different mini-games that will be randomly selected.

Research Familiar Mercedes-Benz G-Class is all new
Author: 0 Familiar Mercedes-Benz G-Class is all new

It's 53mm longer and 121mm wider, with 38mm more legroom on the front and 150mm more in the back. The wheelarches and bumpers are now more integrated into the body design, while still looking pretty old-school. Exterior door hinges and a standalone hood further link the new "wagen to the old one ". Electromechanical steering is now standard, allowing the fitment of such technology as self-parking.

Research Google removes 60 gaming apps with pop-up porn malware from Play Store
Author: 0 Google removes 60 gaming apps with pop-up porn malware from Play Store

Another thing that a malicious code does is it scares users into installing unnecessary and even harmful " security " apps. The 60 listings in the Play Store were generally knockoff games, like " Five Nights Survival Craft ". The ads were often inappropriate and at times pornographic-a fact made particularly troubling as numerous apps were geared toward younger users. Doing so would open up a page asking them to enter their phone number.

Research Micromax to launch first Android Oreo Go phone this month
Author: 0 Micromax to launch first Android Oreo Go phone this month

The Micromax Bharat Go will be an entry-level smartphone that will provide an optimised Android Oreo experience. Android Go edition essentially optimises the latest release of Android to run smoothly on entry-level devices, provides rebuilt set of Google apps that use less memory, storage space, and mobile data and features the entire catalogue of Google Play highlighting apps specifically designed for entry-level users.

Research Ford commits $11bn to cleaning up cars by 2022
Author: 0 Ford commits $11bn to cleaning up cars by 2022

That's up from the $4.5 billion that Ford said in late 2015 it would invest through the end of the decade. The Detroit-based company previously said that it would invest 4.5 billion US dollars in electric products by 2020, and on Sunday it said that this number would rise to 11 billion dollars.

Research Kia Forte revealed: Fresh looks, better fuel economy and more tech
Author: 0 Kia Forte revealed: Fresh looks, better fuel economy and more tech

The front bumper has large, deep vents lending a lower, wider appearance, a design echoed in the sculpting of the rear bumper. The design of the new Forte will still be familiar to those who know the model, but Kia's compact sedan has been given styling cues that were inspired by the Stinger sports sedan, including a fastback-like shape.

Research Ford Ranger Debuts With EcoBoost Engine
Author: 0 Ford Ranger Debuts With EcoBoost Engine

Fully reengineered for the United States, Ranger will be built in MI with a 2.3-liter turbocharged four cylinder engine and 10-speed automatic transmission. Sand activates 4-Hi, tells the transmission to grab the lowest gear possible, and relaxes the traction control to allow some wheel slip. The Ranger for North America rides on a completely re-engineered, fully boxed, high-strength-steel frame with six crossmembers to meet North American safety and stiffness requirements, says Rick Bolt, ...

Research OnePlus 5T in Lava Red launched in India
Author: 0 OnePlus 5T in Lava Red launched in India

Currently, it is listed on OnePlus' official store and will also be available on Amazon India's website. OnePlus recently launched the 5T Star Wars Special Edition in India and introduced the 5T Sandstone White Limited Edition globally after that.

Research Malware Serves Up Porn Ads in Kids' Apps
Author: 0 Malware Serves Up Porn Ads in Kids' Apps

The apps so far had been downloaded between 3 million and 7 million times, the researchers said, citing Google Play's data. Some of the apps include those that have been downloaded over 1 million times, like Five Nights Survival Craft and McQueen Car Racing Game, which is based on the Disney Pixarcharacter from the film Cars.

Research Lost in space? Secret SpaceX Zuma satellite a total loss
Author: 0 Lost in space? Secret SpaceX Zuma satellite a total loss

This was SpaceX' s third classified mission for the USA government, a lucrative customer. And she noted that any reports that the rocket failed are "categorically false". "Since the data reviewed so far indicates that no design, operational or other changes are needed, we do not anticipate any impact on the upcoming launch schedule", she said.