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Research Amazon's Alexa goes quiet
Author: 0 Amazon's Alexa goes quiet

Some Amazon Alexa users were met with deafening silence Friday, with the voice-controlled digital assistant going down across the U.S. According to Downdetector.com , a website that monitors technology outages and service interruptions , issues with Alexa began after 9:30 a.m.

Research Australia Orders Recall of 2.3M Vehicles with Takata Air Bags
Author: 0 Australia Orders Recall of 2.3M Vehicles with Takata Air Bags

Assistant Minister to the Treasurer Michael Sukkar says the first, non-compulsory, recall had "not been satisfactory". Mr Sukkar said the compulsory recall "places requirements on vehicle manufacturers, dealers, importers and other suppliers to ensure that risky Takata airbags are located and replaced as quickly as possible".

Author: 0 Nokia 7 Plus review: Hands-on

Apps run on a smart feature OS based on KaiOS, which apparently contains elements of Mozilla's abandoned Firefox OS . There is no any expansion option available to expand the memory of the device by using a microSD card. As it did with last year's Nokia 3310 , the company has updated the classic handset for modern users, though it is still a relatively cheap feature phone that's likely to appeal mostly to retro fans-HMD even referred to it as a "vacation phone".

Research Nokia 8 Sirocco launched at MWC
Author: 0 Nokia 8 Sirocco launched at MWC

At MWC 2018 , we are expecting the curtains to go up on some of the year's most anticipated smartphones. In previous years, this conference has become famous for being the place where all of the major smartphone manufacturers launch their new flagship devices, with a slew of announcements and news from the likes of HTC, Motorola, LG and others.

Research Burnout Paradise Remastered races onto PS4 and Xbox One on March 16
Author: 0 Burnout Paradise Remastered races onto PS4 and Xbox One on March 16

Burnout Paradise proved to be a welcome departure from the previous formula. With a fitted reveal trailer, accompanied with Guns n' Roses' " Paradise City", Electronic Arts invites you to practice your stunts and cause some destruction in the remastered version of 2008's Burnout Paradise .

Research We want more‚ says student leaders in reaction to budget speech
Author: 0 We want more‚ says student leaders in reaction to budget speech

In a sign that it was mostly middle to high income earners targeted in tax increases, the Treasury said the excise duty on luxury goods would be raised to 9 percent from 7 percent, among other taxes. "The decision of the court is being challenged", he told journalists in Cape Town before delivering his budget speech. The Budget Review document also lists reductions in at least some of the conditional grants - overall these will be cut by R28-billion, according to the Budget Review - like the ...

Research Samsung slashes OLED production
Author: 0 Samsung slashes OLED production

The new target will reduce production at the plant to around 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 Google Search app's latest Beta allows users to edit and share screenshots
Author: 0 Google Search app's latest Beta allows users to edit and share screenshots

This much-neede streamlining bundles together the two major payment services that the company has in tow - Android Pay for online payments and Google Wallet for peer-to-peer payments with USA or United Kingdom cards or bank accounts. There's also the Cards tab, which stores your credit/debit/gift cards along with any loyalty programs that you might be signed up for. This includes Android Pay, Google Wallet, buying apps on the Play Store and Chrome filling out payment information.

Research Union bosses want answers over Oxfam jobs
Author: 0 Union bosses want answers over Oxfam jobs

Goldring has faced personal criticism after he was quoted in Saturday's Guardian newspaper as saying: "The intensity and ferocity of the attacks makes you wonder, what did we do?" The charity formally apologised to Haiti yesterday over the prostitution scandal rocking the aid charity.

Research Reddit AMA Session Reveals More About The Samsung Galaxy S9
Author: 0 Reddit AMA Session Reveals More About The Samsung Galaxy S9

So, here is the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 + rumour round-up, final version. First, we're pretty sure that the Samsung S9's SIM-free price is going to be £739 in the United Kingdom so it's very much on the expensive end of the market, with only the iPhone X , Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and high-memory variants of other flagship phones costing more .

Research Apple's HomePod does not respect wood
Author: 0 Apple's HomePod does not respect wood

Should the blemish remain, Apple suggests that you gently wipe the surface with a soft damp or dry cloth or to "clean the surface with the furniture manufacturer's recommended cleaning process". Apple made a big deal about the sound quality its HomePod would produce. It depends on what the surface is it's placed on, of course, with certain types of wood being problematic.

Research Google's next Android phones could look just like the iPhone X
Author: 0 Google's next Android phones could look just like the iPhone X

It's a shame, as there looks like there could be plenty to like about Gmail Go. The lighter version of Gmail Go app is here and offers the same super faster performance of the original Gmail app . The app includes features from the regular version like 15 GB of free cloud storage and the priority/promo inbox sorting, but other non-essential features/objects may be missing so that the app can use less ROM and RAM.

Research Logan Paul Tases Dead Rat, YouTube Temporarily Suspends Advertising
Author: 0 Logan Paul Tases Dead Rat, YouTube Temporarily Suspends Advertising

While the company's previous punishment removed Paul from its top-tier ad revenue streams, this decision will keep him from profiting on any of his content until the decision is reversed. He's gained almost 1 million subscribers since the start of 2018 despite his antics. Controversial YouTube star Logan Paul has been dealt a blow after YouTube has suspended all advertising on his videos.

Research Fake doctor accused of infecting 21 people with HIV
Author: 0 Fake doctor accused of infecting 21 people with HIV

The panel visited various settlements of Bangarmau to investigate the reasons behind the increase in the number when they stumbled upon the shocking finding. Some of the victims are reportedly undergoing treatment at the Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Centre in Kanpur. "Thirty-eight persons were found reactive while 21 were found positive", Unnao Chief Medical Officer S.P.

Research CIA Director Mike Pompeo Defends His Meeting With Russian Spy Chiefs
Author: 0 CIA Director Mike Pompeo Defends His Meeting With Russian Spy Chiefs

Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer in a letter on Tuesday called on intelligence leaders to explain these meetings given their own assessment that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election. On Tuesday, the Russian embassy issued tweets dismissing Pompeo's remarks and reiterating Moscow's disavowal of the hacking campaign. Situations like Naryshkin's visit are more unusual, Schanzer said.

Research Facebook tweaks news feed to prioritize local news
Author: 0 Facebook tweaks news feed to prioritize local news

Zuckerberg said that "we made changes" in order for that time decrease to happen, and added that "focusing on meaningful connections, our community and business will be stronger over the long term". We're doing this by encouraging meaningful connections between people rather than passive consumption of content. Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is sliding in early postmarket going, down 4.9%, after a Q4 that easily cleared analysts' bars , but showed the slowest quarterly growth in a few years as its ...

Research Super Blue Blood Moon to light up the sky Wednesday morning
Author: 0 Super Blue Blood Moon to light up the sky Wednesday morning

Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory", NASA said in a statement . The west coast will have the best view in the USA, according to reports. Starting around 5:50 a.m., the moon will become partially eclipsed in East Tennessee by the Earth's shadow during a lunar eclipse - but what's special is that this moon is also a Blue Moon and Super Moon at the same time.

Research Street Fighter's Ryu And Sakura Will Be Joining Monster Hunter
Author: 0 Street Fighter's Ryu And Sakura Will Be Joining Monster Hunter

By doing the quest and getting the reward, you will gain access to the Ryu armor set. The specific dates of the launch of the quests, however, remain unknown . The new outfits can be equipped on both a male or female character, and also come packing with matching voice overs to make you sound like the Street Fighter legends.

Research Explore An Ever-Changing Castle In Dead Cells On Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Explore An Ever-Changing Castle In Dead Cells On Nintendo Switch

With continual post-launch updates and multi-platform options for gaming enthusiasts, Dead Cells is in a prime position to prosper leading up to the game's full launch. While a firm release date hasn't yet been given, Motion Twin says they hope to release the console versions of the game as close to the PC version's release as possible.

Research Hugh Masekela's train comes to a halt
Author: 0 Hugh Masekela's train comes to a halt

Do not cut, copy or lift any content from this website without our consent. The school, near the border of South Africa , shuttered in 1985 after defense forces from the apartheid regime conducted a raid in the area, killing 15 people. Here, he befriended musician and political activist Harry Belafonte, and his music increasingly began reflecting the harsh realities of repression and discrimination back home.

Research Snapchat to let users share stories outside the app
Author: 0 Snapchat to let users share stories outside the app

The feature works by allowing publishers to share their Stories via a link which exposes the Story where its hosted on Snapchat .com, which can then be embedded or shared on more popular social media like Facebook and Twitter . Media companies, for example, could use embeddable Stories to share Snapchat's exclusive footage from breaking news events , which is one of Snap's big bets .

Research Reliance Jio Republic Day Offer
Author: 0 Reliance Jio Republic Day Offer

Jio's announcement of Republic Day scheme, under which users will get 500MB extra data per day across existing plans, within days of Airtel announcing the scheme priced at Rs 399 offering 1GB 4G data daily with 84 days validity. All these users will be getting 33% extra data per day. Jio's Rs 349 prepaid recharge plan will be valid for 70 days. Clearly, if we look at the plans, Airtel is offering a tough fight to Jio.

Research Instagram Stories Adds GIF Stickers For Photos And Videos
Author: 0 Instagram Stories Adds GIF Stickers For Photos And Videos

Tuesday, they added an option for users to use GIF stickers in stories . Tap it to open a library full of hundreds of thousands of moving stickers powered by GIPHY . Loop is quite similar to the Boomerang feature found on Instagram , which allows users to record a short three-second video and share it with their friends.