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Research Apple will open medical clinics for its employees this spring
Author: 0 Apple will open medical clinics for its employees this spring

Apple is following Amazon's lead and opening its own primary health care clinics for employees. KitGuru Says: Considering the company had only dabbled in its healthcare venture in the past, incorporating features such as a heart rate monitor and activity tracker within its Apple Watch , this is a huge leap.

Research Changes for YouTube Live Announced, IFTTT Implementation and Live Chat Now Replayable
Author: 0 Changes for YouTube Live Announced, IFTTT Implementation and Live Chat Now Replayable

With the newly launched chat replay, live chats that happened during a broadcast will show up alongside replays of the video exactly as they appeared. As the name suggests, users can now add location tag to live streams and video uploads from their mobile. Using all that was learned, the platform is now bringing a quick and cheap way to add automatic captions to live streams.

Research Huawei unveils MateBook X Pro
Author: 0 Huawei unveils MateBook X Pro

It weighs a little under three pounds (1.33kg). You have color choices of champagne gold and space grey, and both look as premium and attractive as the slates they're attached to. Alas, the feature will probably go ignored if you already own an Amazon Echo, or any other smart speaker. Other than the traditional place atop the display, there's no other comfortable place to put a camera on a laptop, so this isn't overly surprising.

Research Alcatel MWC 2018 Hands-On
Author: 0 Alcatel MWC 2018 Hands-On

There's a slightly inferior quad-core MediaTek processor, as well as a fingerprint sensor on the rear and the same facial recognition features on board. The 3X ships with a 5.7-inch display, MT6739 processor, 2GB/3GB RAM, 16GB/32GB expandable internal storage loaded with Android Nougat. There's no mention if it will be updated to Android 8.0 Oreo.

Research Five hotly anticipated smartphones at MWC
Author: 0 Five hotly anticipated smartphones at MWC

During the announcement, Nokia also claimed to be "the first global partner to have a full suite of devices into the Android One programme by Google ". The Android One integration is great news for prospective buyers, and the design and screen are great to look at. Just like the Nokia 8, the Nokia 8 Sirocco also comes with OZO Audio which allows for 360 degree audio recording and Bothie which allows users to capture pictures/video via the front and rear camera simultaneously.

Research Olympics: Sweden's Myhrer wins gold in men's slalom
Author: 0 Olympics: Sweden's Myhrer wins gold in men's slalom

The 35-year-old finished 0.34 seconds clear of Switzerland's Ramon Zenhausern, while Austrian Michael Matt took home bronze. Michael Matt of Austria took bronze. "To be named alongside him is a great honour for me". "Such medals mean it's important to believe in yourself, important to believe in your team, to overcome some difficulties, then all doors are open for you", she added.

Research Steve Jobs' pre-Apple job application expected to raise $50000 at auction
Author: 0 Steve Jobs' pre-Apple job application expected to raise $50000 at auction

Listing his name as " Steven Jobs ", and an address as "reed college", the OR college he attended briefly, Jobs filled out the "Special Abilities" section with: "tech OR design engineer . After a term studying at Reed he dropped out, but spent the next year and a half auditing courses on Shakespeare, arts and design. Despite the threadbare resume, which also features a misspelling of renowned tech firm Hewlett Packard, Mr Jobs did manage to secure a job as a technician at gaming giant Atari ...

Research Google Launches Routines for Assistant
Author: 0 Google Launches Routines for Assistant

Google Assistant , a voice-powered personal assistant found on iOS and Android, now responds to eight languages. Through Google's Assistant Carrier program, the search giant says that wireless providers will be able to work with the digital assistant to let subscribers access customer support, add new services and get information about their monthly plan.

Author: 0 Yellow warning for snow in Crawley

But it will turn cold under the clear skies with lowest temperatures falling to between -2° and +1° with a widespread sharp frost. Meanwhile, night-time temperatures on Saturday and Sunday are predicted drop sharply under clear skies, leading to widespread hard frost and unsafe icy conditions for many.

Research 15 books you need to read after seeing Black Panther
Author: 0 15 books you need to read after seeing Black Panther

Like the nation of Wakanda, " Black Panther " feels isolated from the rest of the Marvel films in that there are nearly no references to events happening outside of T'challa's personal conflict or callbacks to other films. Because of you, young people will finally see superheroes that look like them on the big screen. Let us know in the comments down below! "Marvel just has the winning recipe and they're kind of one step ahead of everybody else", he said.

Research Broadcom scales back bid for Qualcomm after side deal
Author: 0 Broadcom scales back bid for Qualcomm after side deal

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $705.15 billion market cap company. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 31,582 shares of the semiconductor provider's stock worth $3,572,000 after acquiring an additional 472 shares during the last quarter.

Research PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Next Map is Launching Before July
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Next Map is Launching Before July

PUBG Corp has stated that its focus has "shifted towards tightening our anti-cheat effort" despite major features and improvements suffering because of it. "We are going to divide the matching pool depending on ping". PUBG Corp.is planning to test this matchmaking starting this week in certain regions, and then it will expand that depending on how those early trials go.

Research Job Listings Hint Spotify Working on its 'First Physical Products'
Author: 0 Job Listings Hint Spotify Working on its 'First Physical Products'

As spotted by Music Ally , a new job opportunity for an " Operations Manager - Hardware Product" lets it be known that the Swedish company is "on its way to creating its first physical products and setting up an operational organization for manufacturing, supply chain, sales & marketing".

Research What a Value-Added Tax increase could mean for SMEs
Author: 0 What a Value-Added Tax increase could mean for SMEs

Another alternative could have been raising personal income tax (particularly on the highest earners); increasing corporate income tax; and instituting an annual net wealth tax. the noisy ones on this side will also make your inputs...the views of stakeholders will be considered so South Africans understand the rationale for the decisions we are going to take in this regard", said President Cyril Ramaphosa .

Research Fortnite's new Battle Pass launches soon, here's what to expect
Author: 0 Fortnite's new Battle Pass launches soon, here's what to expect

More items are set to enter the vault as time goes one to make sure the balance of the game remains the same while they continue to add new weapons. Epic admits it can be frustrating now, as certain things (like shrubs) will be destroyed, while other things prevent you from building.

Research Launch trailer released for Metal Gear Survive
Author: 0 Launch trailer released for Metal Gear Survive

I guess we'll get a better idea of how they affect gameplay when the Metal Gear Survive update arrives. Unlike a lot of titles in the market right now, Metal Gear Survive only has a standard edition available for purchase. This time, by the way, you can play not only on consoles but also on PC through Steam . During the open beta weekend, players will be able to try out three missions across two different maps and they can choose to play through them either solo or with up to four ...

Author: 0 Look! SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Can Go Mining On Asteroids

As Space.com reports , SpaceX CEO Elon Musk apparently expects to come up with solutions to fairing recovery in the next six months, which would streamline the refurbishment and reuse process. Musk said that they are getting closer to recovering the payload fairings and have been experimenting with parachutes on its fairings. It was the kind of success that has some people wondering how SpaceX and founder Elon Musk can have so much success, while NASA seems to be slow in developing its ...

Research Why iPhone X
Author: 0 Why iPhone X "weak demand" hits Samsung more than Apple

The revised OLED panel production plan would reduce the output to roughly 60% of the original plan. Samsung Display now plans to manufacture organic light-emitting diode panels for 20 million or fewer iPhones at the South Chungcheong site in the January-March quarter.

Research Oxfam and Save the Children bosses face grilling from MPs
Author: 0 Oxfam and Save the Children bosses face grilling from MPs

About 7,000 people canceled their regular donations to United Kingdom charity Oxfam in the last 10 days, following a sex scandal in the organization, CEO of the charity's British affiliate Mark Goldring said Tuesday. It is not known if he was one of the suspects accused of threatening witnesses. British Prime Minister Theresa May Monday described the behavior of some Oxfam staff in Haiti as "horrific" after the charity released an internal report revealing that a former top official admitted ...

Research Burnout Paradise Remastered announced for a March release
Author: 0 Burnout Paradise Remastered announced for a March release

Burnout Paradise is getting a remaster for current gen consoles and it's slated to arrive in March. In a press release, EA has confirmed the title will include all DLC packs, which includes the sizeable Big Surf Island expansion. Now a mysterious post on reddit has seemingly confirmed a March 16th release for a remastered version of the game. EA Access members will be able to play the game from March 9th thanks to the Play First Trial.

Research Android Pay is dead, long live Google Pay
Author: 0 Android Pay is dead, long live Google Pay

The company also says that it's working to bring Google Pay to all of its products, so regardless of whether customers are shopping on Chrome or Assistant, they will have a consistent checkout experience with the cards they've saved to their Google Account.

Research Prepaid Plan Offers 1GB Data, Free Calling For 14 Days
Author: 0 Prepaid Plan Offers 1GB Data, Free Calling For 14 Days

The Rs 158 prepaid plan offers unlimited voice calling, including local, STD, and roaming calls within India. The other benefits such as unlimited voice calls and 100 SMS per day remain the same. It is to be noted that the unlimited voice calls benefit comes with a cap of Rs 250 minutes per day and 1000 minutes per week. Telecom giant Idea has revised it's 149 prepaid plan to give more benefits to its customers.

Research Here's everything we know: Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+
Author: 0 Here's everything we know: Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Unfortunately it did not take long after the update launch for Samsung to start receiving reports of the bug which unexpectedly reboots the device once the Android 8.0 Oreo has been installed. Beyond that, Samsung teased several features when it posted cryptic videos on its Korean YouTube channel , the focus of which pointed squarely at the camera.

Research Samsung unveils 30.72TB SSD with blazing fast performance
Author: 0 Samsung unveils 30.72TB SSD with blazing fast performance

This SSD has twice more capacity than the previous largest SSD which was 16 terabyte drive. Samsung today announced that they have started the mass production of " PM1643 " SSD which has the industry's largest capacity of 30.72 TB. The drive also comes with a new controller that integrates nine main and sub controllers used in previous SSDs. Coming to the software front, the PM1643 supports metadata protection.

Research Twitter parts way with its unpopular Mac desktop app
Author: 0 Twitter parts way with its unpopular Mac desktop app

For example, Twitter introduced its Moments feature in October 2015, but it didn't become available on the Mac app until May 2016. Before Twitter made a decision to kill it, the app had an average user rating on the App Store of 1.7 out of 5.

Research Microsoft releases Photos Companion app for easier transfer to PC
Author: 0 Microsoft releases Photos Companion app for easier transfer to PC

Plus, it eliminates the requirement of using the same Wi-Fi network on the mobile device and PC to transfer content that is mandatory with the Photos Companion app. As such, Garage's latest app could be prone to bugs and general instability so proceed with caution. After that, point the scanner available on the Photos Companion app at the QR code to begin the transfer.

Research Julia Louis-Dreyfus tells breast cancer 'f*** you' after surgery
Author: 0 Julia Louis-Dreyfus tells breast cancer 'f*** you' after surgery

The positive news has come in the same week as the rumours that there might be a revival of Seinfeld , one of the most popular sitcoms of all time in which Louis-Dreyfus played Elaine. Throughout her journey since her diagnosis, JLD has received a huge wave of support, and the excitement after today's great news is no different. "Whoever's number one of the call sheet tends to set the tone, and she has just set a tone for everybody", Tony Hale told reporters in the press room at The ...

Research New Look at INCREDIBLES 2 to Air During Olympics Tonight
Author: 0 New Look at INCREDIBLES 2 to Air During Olympics Tonight

Incredible will be left at home to take care of the kids, while Elastigirl is out helping save the world. Holly Hunter , Craig T Nelson, Sarah Vowell , Samuel L Jackson and John Ratzenberger all return as Elastigirl , Mr Incredible , Violet, Frozone and The Underminer, respectively but 24-year-old Spencer Fox had to be replaced by Huck Milner as the young Dash.

Research Snapchat down for many: Here's the official advice
Author: 0 Snapchat down for many: Here's the official advice

It appears Snapchat users are hating the redesigns. Before, when users would want to watch these " stories " they would have them all together on a content page, now "friends" are in one area and publishers/media in another, called 'Discover.' Other reorganization has also taken place, which many users have found confusing, hence the petition.

Research Gmail Go is the lightweight Android email app you can't have
Author: 0 Gmail Go is the lightweight Android email app you can't have

Gmail Go's file size is just at 9.51 MB and will take up around 25MB of space on your device, as opposed to the full app's 20.66MB download size and 47MB storage space needed. Chat heads have since become a popular feature for messaging apps across the board (except for iMessage), and Google is now integrating them into Google Phone version 17, as reported today by 9to5Google .

Research YouTube TV Adds Turner Networks, Raises Prices
Author: 0 YouTube TV Adds Turner Networks, Raises Prices

NBA All Access and MLB.TV will become optional paid add-ons soon too. YouTube TV will be adding a few new channels to its base package, filling in some of the gaps it had at launch . Meanwhile, the expansion comes as the cord-cutting service is raising its monthly fee for new subscribers next month. It competes in a crowded field that is only getting more so, with Dish's Sling TV, DirecTV Now, Hulu with live TV , Philo and FuboTV among the competition.

Research Facebook's Protect security feature is essentially Spyware
Author: 0 Facebook's Protect security feature is essentially Spyware

Onavo , on the other hand, expressly combs through, analyzes, and tracks user data over time, feeding it directly to Facebook . If a user were to tap on the Protect page in the navigation menu, they would be redirected to the respective app store where they could then download the VPN app .

Research Apple confirms HomePod may leave unsightly marks on wood
Author: 0 Apple confirms HomePod may leave unsightly marks on wood

Now the company itself has confirmed the worrying issue . We placed our Apple HomePod on our MDF TV stand and it left a white ring behind, but we were able to remove the mark with a damp cloth. Other devices - indeed, other Apple devices - have silicone feet, but don't struggle with the same issue of leaving a mark. 9to5Mac's Trevor Daugherty also labelled the issue "concerning".

Research Pentagon Proposes Billion$ For Missile Defense
Author: 0 Pentagon Proposes Billion$ For Missile Defense

The Trump administration on Monday proposed a defense budget of $716 billion for fiscal 2019, part of an ambitious effort to substantially boost Pentagon spending after years of tight budget limits and refocus the military on countering Russian Federation and China.

Research Facebook is now officially for old people, new data reveals
Author: 0 Facebook is now officially for old people, new data reveals

As Facebook ages, its younger users seem to be leaving - or just not joining at all, in the first place. The number of Facebook users aged 12 to 17 will decrease by 5.6 per cent in 2018, according to a forecast from New York-based market research company eMarketer .

Research Google Pixel sales still no match for iPhone, Galaxy S series
Author: 0 Google Pixel sales still no match for iPhone, Galaxy S series

According to a recent tweet from Francisco Jeronimo , research director at IDC, Google Pixel shipments doubled to 3.9 million units in 2017. This will surely be welcome news for Google as it continues to grow the Pixel brand. Google managed to double the number of Pixel devices it shipped in 2017. That said, the company is quickly picking up ground with its Pixel lineup, with sales in the past year doubling.