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Research IPhone battery exploded when man bites it to test
Author: 0 IPhone battery exploded when man bites it to test

It's likely that the man's teeth ruptured the battery's casing causing it to burst into a massive ball of fire. A CCTV footage released shockingly showed the man biting the replacement battery shortly before it had exploded - leaving him and his partner engulfed in flames.

Research Don't download Intel's latest Spectre and Meltdown patch, Intel warns
Author: 0 Don't download Intel's latest Spectre and Meltdown patch, Intel warns

And when Intel's patches started causing their own issues, such as systems rebooting out of nowhere at a much more frequent clip than usual, the problem grew even more complex. At least for Windows users, patches such as the one Intel issued typically come through the Windows Update feature, not from Intel itself. The company is advising people to stay far away from its patch after users complained that it caused their machines to reboot.

Research WhatsApp Business finally launches in select markets… and it's free for now
Author: 0 WhatsApp Business finally launches in select markets… and it's free for now

The app is available in Indonesa, Italy, Mexico, the U.S. and United Kingdom from today, with the promise of more countires to come, but is Android-only at the time being. Being a standalone app, you can keep your business and personal messages separate. WhatsApp Business , a new app aimed at businesses connecting with customers via WhatsApp has been launched on Play Store .

Research Nick Kyrgios vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 2018 Australian Open Pick, Odds, Prediction
Author: 0 Nick Kyrgios vs. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 2018 Australian Open Pick, Odds, Prediction

It's not fair". "The guy in the crowd was insane, I didn't really know what was going on". "I'll have some food, have a good night's rest, see how I feel", he said. Ostapenko, playing with a heavily bandaged thigh, dominated the second set but was unable to sustain her level. We have yet to see the old Kyrgios who doesn't really care and kind of just out their winging it, which is scary for the rest of the competition.

Research Xiaomi to Have Presence at MWC 2018, Mi 7 Launch Expected
Author: 0 Xiaomi to Have Presence at MWC 2018, Mi 7 Launch Expected

Alongside some long-standing exhibitors such as Samsung and Sony, Xiaomi is joining the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona, Spain . A couple of months back, Xiaomi was said to be working on a smaller version of the Mi Mix 2 with a notch on the top.

Research French business creation surges as Macron promises 'start-up nation'
Author: 0 French business creation surges as Macron promises 'start-up nation'

According to a source at the Élysée, the prime minister has bowed to French pressure and at the British-Franco summit at Sandhurst will hear demands that the United Kingdom "accept more lone child migrants and to accept them faster", and that the nation welcome immigrants with "a legitimate case to join family members" in Britain.

Research Aziz Ansari responds to charge of sexual misconduct
Author: 0 Aziz Ansari responds to charge of sexual misconduct

She said she remembers feeling uncomfortable at how quickly things escalated. "In a second, his hand was on my breast". Now, his reputation is in tatters and his career threatened because of a lady who took her time saying "No". She adds that "whether Ansari didn't notice Grace's reticence or knowingly ignored it is impossible for her to say". While consent is at the heart of nearly everything that has come up in the #MeToo movement (especially with Louis " I never showed a woman my ...

Research Is Your Portrait Stored in Any of World's Top Museums? Ask Google
Author: 0 Is Your Portrait Stored in Any of World's Top Museums? Ask Google

As it turns out, all those photos are from a Google app that's over a year old: It's called the Google Arts & Culture app, and it's free on Google Play and the Apple App Store . The "selfie matching" feature should appear, provided your VPN is working. Unfortunately, the app requires you take a selfie in real time, meaning no uploading embarrassing snaps of your friends you've saved on your camera roll for this objective (or, for me, my cats back home in Vermont).

Research Kia Forte has Stinger looks, loads of tech and a CVT
Author: 0 Kia Forte has Stinger looks, loads of tech and a CVT

I guess the 2018 Detroit Auto Show is the place for me to eat my hat. Autonomous emergency braking (AEB) is expected to become standard across the range, while Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will spread from the top models to all variants.

Research Dragon Ball FighterZ: How to Download the Beta
Author: 0 Dragon Ball FighterZ: How to Download the Beta

The game was developed by Arc System Works and will be distributed by Bandai Namco . As announced by Bandai Namco the game is ready to be downloaded on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One so that it will be set and ready for tomorrow, when the Open Beta begins.

Author: 0 Here Are All The Nintendo Switch Announcements From Nintendo Direct Mini 2018

A demo for the Dragon Quest Builders Demo is now available on Nintendo Switch and it will be released by the end of this month. The game launches later this year, though Nintendo did not detail a more specific release window. The definitive version of Hyrule Warriors is coming to the Nintendo Switch. Even better, being on the Switch means that TWEWY's unique touch-based controls remain intact.

Research Facebook to change its news feed to make it 'good for people'
Author: 0 Facebook to change its news feed to make it 'good for people'

When Facebook's two billion users scroll through their News Feeds in the coming weeks, they can expect to see more content from their friends and family , and less from businesses, brands and media, the company announced Thursday. On Thursday, he said numerous discussions about Facebook's responsibilities had prompted the company "to get a better handle on some of the negative things that could happen in the system".

Research SpaceX Aims to Test Fire Falcon Heavy This Week
Author: 0 SpaceX Aims to Test Fire Falcon Heavy This Week

Northrop Grumman declined comment, citing inability to comment on classified missions. Lawmakers said they will receive classified briefings on a secret USA government satellite that apparently crashed into the sea after it was launched by Elon Musk's SpaceX.

Research The Overwatch League will be broadcast on Twitch
Author: 0 The Overwatch League will be broadcast on Twitch

The Overwatch League will receive at least $90M over two years from Twitch in exchange for streaming rights, sources said. The Overwatch League is Blizzard's attempt at turning its popular hero shooter into a legitimate e-sport. The two-year deal with Twitch gives the platform exclusive worldwide rights to all the matches, which will be streamed in English , Korean and French .

Author: 0 Vivo unveils first smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner

The Synaptics , the Clear ID in-display fingerprint sensors magically activate in the display only when needed. Vivo was not alone as another company, Doogee, has incorporated a fingerprint sensor underneath a 6.2 inch display on the Doogee V.

Research Huawei Mate 10 Pro Is Not Coming To US Carriers
Author: 0 Huawei Mate 10 Pro Is Not Coming To US Carriers

AT&T has never confirmed reports that such a deal was under consideration and it again refused to comment on the matter on January 8 in an email exchange with eWEEK . That may be good news for consumers, but that not might bode well for Huawei. According to The Information , Huawei's smartphone deal with AT&T was killed by "political pressure".

Research SpaceX launches secret Zuma craft for U.S. government
Author: 0 SpaceX launches secret Zuma craft for U.S. government

Last year was a banner year for SpaceX, with 18 launches. - SpaceX's first launch of the year - a secret satellite codenamed Zuma - lit up the Florida sky Sunday evening, putting on a dramatic show in the process. Watch the live stream from SpaceX below. According to the theory, both the International Space Station and the NRO satellite were set to fly over Cape Canaveral Air Force Station around the time of the November 2017 launching.

Research Big Mega Millions jackpot victor in Florida!
Author: 0 Big Mega Millions jackpot victor in Florida!

On Wednesday, there was no victor of the Powerball jackpot, worth an estimated $460 million. The winner's name, city of residence and details on the winnings can be made public, while the winner's home address and telephone numbers are to be kept "confidential", according to the Florida Lottery website.

Research Monster Hunter World Is Getting Another Beta Before Launch
Author: 0 Monster Hunter World Is Getting Another Beta Before Launch

In other Monster Hunter World news, the publisher of gaming magazine Famitsu predicts that the game has the potential to sell 10 million copies worldwide, mainly due to its popularity in Japan. The first offers an early look at some Elder Dragons , among the toughest enemies you'll fight in any Monster Hunter . The previous three missions available in past beta periods will also be available.

Research Tesla says its Model 3 production nightmare is almost over
Author: 0 Tesla says its Model 3 production nightmare is almost over

Thursday's drop is a welcome sign for traders who have been loading up on bets against Tesla. Model 3 production rate exiting 4Q17 easily 50% above our pace of delivery forecast for 1Q. And factoring the Model 3 out of the equation, Tesla notes that Model S and Model X deliveries alone grew by 33%. In delivering 1,550 of its new Model 3 electric vehicles in the fourth quarter, Tesla fell short of Wall Street expectations.

Research Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2 leaked images show off bezels
Author: 0 Sony Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra, and L2 leaked images show off bezels

Now, some new renders have emerged online that reveals some key design language about the upcoming smartphones. The report was first made public by Venture Beat and you can access it here. The smartphone will also retain the same display configuration as that of the XA1 Ultra . In terms of memory, the Xperia XA2 will ship with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.

Research Hisense's 2018 4K Smart TVs will feature Amazon's Alexa smart assistant
Author: 0 Hisense's 2018 4K Smart TVs will feature Amazon's Alexa smart assistant

Initially, there are four new capability interfaces in the Smart Home Skill API - Alexa .Cooking, Alexa.Cooking.TimeController, Alexa.TimeHoldController, and Alexa.CookingPresetController. Amazon has a handful of partners on board, but it isn't clear just how quickly support will roll out. While Whirlpool's expected to be the first to launch the new Alexa cooking capability for its connected microwaves (no exact date has been given), Amazon also announced Samsung, GE, Kenmore and LG ...

Research Nokia 6 (2018) goes official with Bothie camera, OZO Audio
Author: 0 Nokia 6 (2018) goes official with Bothie camera, OZO Audio

Hardware wise, the imaging aspects of the 2018 Nokia 6 are kept the same as of the original Nokia 6. The side profile is similar to what we have seen in the previous generation model launched a year ago and is robust as well. It is now powered by the Snapdragon 630 SoC, which is an octa-core SoC clocked in at 2.2GHz. While the rumors that surfaced in the past few weeks already revealed many of its specs and features, we finally know everything there is to know about the new model.