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Tech Meet the Byton concept auto, an electric SUV coming in 2019
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Byton , a new China-based company founded by automotive veterans of BMW (bmwyy) and Infiniti, unveiled Sunday an all-electric SUV loaded with technology that aims to supersize the experience and functionality of a smartphone. Level 4, which Byton is promising in the future, means the vehicle takes over all of the driving in certain conditions. "They break down, they don't last, it's a quality issue", said Adam Landa, 57, an executive with an electronics company who lives in Florida and drives ...

Tech Ford F-150 diesel aims for 30 mpg at EPA
Author: 0 Ford F-150 diesel aims for 30 mpg at EPA

According to Ford, the engine shares "proven commercial-grade technology" with the larger 6.7 litre Power Stroke used in its F-Series Super Duty trucks. The engine, a variant of the 3.0L turbodiesel sold in Jaguar and Land Rover models, is built at Ford's Dagenham Engine Plant in the U.K. Ford expects the plant to be able to provide ample supply of the engines.

Tech LG's compact portable 4K laser projector comes with a handle
Author: 0 LG's compact portable 4K laser projector comes with a handle

This year though, LG has chose to sneak a couple in early, first we saw the largest 8K OLED TV unveiled and today, LG has begun showing off its new 4K HDR projector ahead of next week's event. Instead, LG went for industrial design and portability. It also has two in-built powerful 7-watt speakers . It also comes with audio output options including optical, HDMI, and Bluetooth.

Tech Burnout Paradise HD Remaster Seemingly Announced for Japan, Worldwide Release Rumoured
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Several reports lately have been painting the picture that Burnout Paradise HD will be arriving in March. " Burnout Paradise " is one of the best open-world racing games released the past decade. Gematsu believes that the game will have a physical release in Japan on PS4, but will then have a fully featured release on Xbox One and PC, along with PS4, when it comes time to arrive in the West.

Tech LG Display unveils 65-inch rollable 4K OLED TV
Author: 0 LG Display unveils 65-inch rollable 4K OLED TV

In-Byung Kang, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at LG Display stated that the successful development of this screen is critical in the 8K scenery. LG Display is one of the world's most significant display maker, and it just revealed that it created the first 88-inch OLED display in the world. LG's new display, however, seems more advanced and bigger in scale.

Tech Samsung's upcoming MicroLED TVs will beat OLED TVs on several fronts
Author: 0 Samsung's upcoming MicroLED TVs will beat OLED TVs on several fronts

The MicroLED technology featured in The Wall eliminates the need for color filters or backlight, yet allows the screen to offer consumers the ultimate viewing experience. There are a bunch of new features that come along with this tech as well: detail enhancement to upgrade standard definition content, noise reduction, edge restoration function which more clearly outlines on-screen objects, and automatic sound adjustment for different content - likesuch as sports events or music concerts.

Tech Flight of the Conchords to return with one-hour special
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On TV, the critically loved " Flight of the Conchords " series had a way-too-brief run of two seasons, consisting of 12 episodes in 2008 and 10 episodes in 2009. "It's pretty close, we're going to film a pilot", said Clement, who declined to identify the outlet. It feels like we've been Rambling Through The Avenues Of Time waiting for this news.

Tech CFL team buys more time to negotiate with Johnny Manziel
Author: 0 CFL team buys more time to negotiate with Johnny Manziel

Sort of, anyway, as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League have made an announcement that they are offering Manziel a two-year contract. "Just wait on it #ComebackSZN", Manziel said in his subsequent Instagram post. The sides have not reached a deal, but per CFL rules, the Tiger-Cats will retain Manziel's rights after making a qualifying offer by a noon deadline.

Tech Google sold 'tens of millions' of Home speakers since October
Author: 0 Google sold 'tens of millions' of Home speakers since October

With all these choices, you've connected millions of new smart home devices to Google Home every month. Of course, Google is in this for the long game - the Assistant is an attempt to make sure Google remains the way people get information, and Google has plenty of options to make money through ads or the data it collects in the future.

Tech App Store kicks off 2018 with record-breaking holiday season
Author: 0 App Store kicks off 2018 with record-breaking holiday season

Since launching the App Store in June 2008, developers have earned over $86 billion in revenue from sales. Exclusively accessible to iOS 11-compatible devices, the AR+ mode takes advantage of Apple's ARKit which offers players a more authentic experience in playing the game like walking closely to the creature and see how they look like in real world.

Tech All Macs, iOS devices affected by chip security flaws - Apple warns
Author: 0 All Macs, iOS devices affected by chip security flaws - Apple warns

Apple Watch is not affected by Meltdown. But the fix is being criticised for slowing down devices.and that's not all. Security experts have said highly regulated sectors of industry, such as government offices and public health institutions, are most at risk of compromise as a result of the chip security vulnerability.

Tech Tag: Samsung Notebook 7 Spin 2018
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Some interesting features on the notebook include its fingerprint sensor, which works with the Windows Hello security suite. Samsung has notified that the Active Pen will be sold separately. The laptop also comes with one port each for USB-C, USB 3.0, USB 2.0, and HDMI. The most tangibly change with this years model is it's now a 13-inch hyrbid, whereas in years past, the Samsung Notebook 7 was a 15-inch convertible.

Tech Apple will lose iPhone sales with battery replacements
Author: 0 Apple will lose iPhone sales with battery replacements

After evidence emerged last month that Apple was deliberately slowing older models of the iPhone with iOS updates in order to provide a more consistent experience with regard to battery life, the company soon apologised and began offering battery replacements at a cheaper price .

Tech LG CLOi line adds three new helping robots
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The airport robots are already deployed in a trial at South Korea's Incheon International Airport, and they will take on the thousands of visitors that travel through Seoul on their way to Pyeongchang. "We will continue to develop a wide range of products across commercial and home robots while seeking new opportunities to contribute to the advancement of the robotics industry".

Tech Splatoon-Themed Joy-Cons Are Coming to the United States
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However, the new release of the controllers will bring the green and pink controllers to USA stores as a standalone package, and offers a nice break from the assortment of grey, red, blue, and yellow Joy-Con controllers that are now available in U.S.

Tech Sensex ends 150 points higher
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The 30-share Sensex spurted 205 points, or 0.60 per cent, to all-time high of 34,175.21 points, breaching its previous record high (intra-day) of 34,137.97 scaled on December 27. Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth a net of INR 212.05 crore, while Domestic Institutional Investors (DIIs) made purchases worth a INR 325.24 crore on Thursday, as per provisional exchange data.

Tech 'Breath of the Wild' Is The Most Played Game On Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 'Breath of the Wild' Is The Most Played Game On Nintendo Switch

Unlike the disastrously empty Wii U catalogue, the Switch has everything from old-school revivals to more new IP than you can shake a stick at. Perhaps unsurprisingly, many players and internet sleuths have taken this as a sign that the company is looking to re-release the title for the Nintendo Switch .

Tech Verizon taps Samsung for 5G commercial launch
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Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it has clinched a deal with USA mobile carrier Verizon Communications to supply commercial fifth-generation network equipment. Expect a lot of these announcements over the next couple of weeks as the hype towards MWC builds, and telcos get closer to the reality of commercial 5G services in the latter part of the year.

Tech Amazon to Bid for Premier League Streaming Rights
Author: 0 Amazon to Bid for Premier League Streaming Rights

The U.K. rights for the League go up for auction next month. Amazon are to mount a bid for Premier League football rights that could ignite a multi-billion-pound bidding war. Facebook has added lots of sports content in recent years and we recently saw the company is very interested in adding popular sports leagues. According to The Telegraph , Amazon has consulted industry experts about what is needed to create a top-tier football offering.

Tech Rep. Cummings in hospital with knee infection
Author: 0 Rep. Cummings in hospital with knee infection

It was not immediately clear if Cummings' hospitalization was in any way related to the heart issues that has plagued him since last spring. Doctors drained the infection and say he is expected to make a full recovery. He was hospitalized for a few days in May for a transarterial aortic valve replacement to treat aortic stenosis. Rockeymoore Cummings has worked in politics as a staffer on Capitol Hill and for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation but was not widely known in Maryland ...

Tech GEOFF JOHNS Has a Message For New DC FILMS Partner
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He'll work closely with Berg's co-head of production, Geoff Johns , who's moving to a more advisory role. It's further said Johns will also continue to be involved with DC's television shows and comic book industry. Hamada helped to build New Line's own cinematic universe within the Conjuring movies and their increasingly ambitious spin-offs, making him an unexpected but logical choice to spearhead the struggling DCEU.

Tech Who's affected by computer chip security flaw
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The SEC filing also showed that the sale was part of an Intel plan created on October 30 , just a month before its CEO disposed of his shares. Intel also said that operating system vendors, cloud services, device manufacturers and others have said they already updated their products and services.

Tech OnePlus 5T Sandstone White Limited Edition is now official
Author: 0 OnePlus 5T Sandstone White Limited Edition is now official

The OnePlus 5T Sandstone White smartphone will cost £499 in the United Kingdom and $559 in the USA when it goes on sale next week. OnePlus 5T Sansdstone White Limited Edition variant has been launched by the company. "Finally, UV light is used to refine the texture of the phone and ensure hardness and durability", Pei wrote . As far as specs go, the OnePlus 5T comes with a 6.01-inch full Optic AMOLED display that has 2160x1080 pixels display, thus offering 401 ppi pixel density and ...

Tech Tag: OnePlus 5T Sandstone White Specifications
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Called Sandstone White, it combines the texture from the classic Sandstone Black phone finishes with the brilliant white colour of the limited Silk White OnePlus One from four years ago. Not a fan of the OnePlus 5T in midnight black? Design wise, the device is similar to the Star Wars Edition model, with some minor changes including lack of Star Wars engraving on the back.

Tech WhatsApp users sent 20 billion messages on New Year's Eve
Author: 0 WhatsApp users sent 20 billion messages on New Year's Eve

In a statement, WhatsApp said the 75 billion messages sent worldwide included more than 13 billion images and 5 billion videos. This comes at no surprise to some, given that Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg's company acquired the instant messaging service, WhatsApp in late 2014 for R235.4 billion.

Tech Samsung's Galaxy X might feature a pressure sensitive display
Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy X might feature a pressure sensitive display

There are reports that Samsung could launch the Galaxy X soon. Before the Android community goes insane over the Galaxy S9 duo, Samsung is set to release Android Oreo beta updates for the Note 8 and Galaxy S8 phones. An Oreo build for both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus appeared today on Reddit including all the features you'd expect from Android 8.0 Oreo , as well as the January Android security patches.

Author: 0 Nintendo Switch fastest selling console of all time — Tech Trendspotting

This record even surpasses the Wiis sales figures which saw approximately 4 million units sold during the same timeframe. To date, about 300 games for the Switch have been released to the market . Nintendo also points out to the consoles strong library fueling the systems epic run. Once again, that is strictly a rumor right now but it would make sense that Rockstar would want people to buy GTA V again so that they can play it wherever and whenever they want.

Author: 0 Major security flaws in computer chip designs

There is no evidence malicious hackers have exploited the chip flaws, though researchers said it would be hard for investigators to know for sure. Microsoft had originally meant to include patches as part of its regularly scheduled Patch Tuesday update on January 9, but it released out-of-band patches on January 3, which are now available to users via the regular Windows Update mechanism.