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Dog ownership linked to living longer, study finds Dog ownership linked to living longer, study finds
- November 18, 2017

They were also 11% less likely to have a heart attack, an effect that is not shown among people who live with others and is nearly certainly attributable to our children's leftover french fries. Risk of death among these dog owners fell by 11% and their chances of cardiovascular death were 15% lower. "Thanks to the population-based design, our results are generalizable to the Swedish population, and probably also to other European populations with similar culture regarding dog ownership". (more...)
Apple AR Headset Running 'rOS' Rumored for 2019 Launch
- November 10, 2017

Microsoft , of course, is already well ensconced in the AR/VR world, having launched a v1 HoloLens a year ago as a $3,000 Developers Edition, and has talked about a HoloLens version 2, with built-in AI processing , but that device apparently won't ship until 2019 . (more...)
IPad 2018 could borrow the best features from the iPhone X
- November 10, 2017

Bloomberg in fact claims that the 2018 iPad will be similar in size to the 10.5-inch iPad Pro . Year-to-date, AAPL has gained 54.06%, versus a 17.57% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period. It will be nice to see the iPad finally getting a real design upgrade after all these years. Other expected features from the next-generation iPad are a faster processor, improved software and a new version of Apple Pencil stylus. (more...)
PlayStation trophies can now earn PSN credit in America
- November 07, 2017

If you're excited about getting Reward points from trophies, let us know in the comments section below. Silver, Gold and Platinum trophies will all get you points for credit while Bronze trophies aren't included in the program. All of this is good news for PlayStation fans but what about Xbox fans? For more rules and clarifications, check out the Sony Rewards FAQ . Sony and PS3 did not include a trophy system at launch but instead added it in a few years later. (more...)
Blizzard made a Blizzard-themed theme park for the newest 'Overwatch' map Blizzard made a Blizzard-themed theme park for the newest 'Overwatch' map
- November 04, 2017

The debut trailer for Moira reveals some of her backstory-including her ties to Talon as a geneticist-and unique skills that distinguish her from other characters. Her ability to heal will be resource based, and it will be fueled by the amount of damage that she does. Fade is a fairly simple ability that sees Moira teleport a short distance. (more...)
There's A Massive Hole In The Middle Of The Great Pyramid There's A Massive Hole In The Middle Of The Great Pyramid
- November 03, 2017

An worldwide team of researchers identified a large internal cavity at least 30 metres long above the Grand Gallery - a steeply slanted passageway which connects two other chambers, known as the "Queen's Chamber" and the "King's Chamber". The technology relies on high-energy cosmic rays, which shoot subatomic particles called muons toward the ground. A symbol of the awesome power of ancient Egypt, the Great Pyramid is 479 feet tall, the tallest structure built by man until the Eiffel Tower ... (more...)
IPhone, iPad, Mac sales back on the rise IPhone, iPad, Mac sales back on the rise
- November 03, 2017

Each year Apple's sales quarters generally follow a pattern - or have over the past 6 years or so. Apple on Thursday reported profits rose on the back of strong iPhone sales in the past quarter, with the U.S. Some Chinese re-sellers, however, said they already cancelled pre-orders for the iPhone X, concerned there wouldn't be enough of a supply bottleneck to allow them to charge a steep premium - despite some worries about long waits. (more...)
Philadelphia 76ers: Markelle Fultz out indefinitely
- October 31, 2017

Fultz was drafted first overall in this year's NBA Draft and becomes just another Sixers rookie to miss time due to injury. He will be reevaluated in approximately three weeks. The report also stated that Fultz had to have a cortisone shot in his shoulder back on October 5, suggesting the problem has been there for a while. (more...)
Nvidia announces GeForce GTX 1070 Ti GPU; starting price is Rs. 39000 Nvidia announces GeForce GTX 1070 Ti GPU; starting price is Rs. 39000
- October 28, 2017

In addition to tons of GTX 1080 features, NVIDIA teased that their partner AIB resellers "have built cards with thermals and power supplies that allow gamers to push performance way past stock specifications". The price of the GTX 1070 has not received a price cut yet. The new card is equipped with 2432 CUDA cores. It's entirely possible to score an overclocked GTX 1070 for less than $400 if you play your cards right, and the Vega 56 (if you can find it; it's not as common) still packs ... (more...)
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Update Adds New 'Hero Colosseum' Mode
- October 24, 2017

Capcom Infinite , the fighting game community has been clamoring for a title that fits their needs and provides a roster of likable, varied characters. Dragon Ball FighterZ will be available on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, with a console exclusive open beta planned for January. Of course, there is zero information now available as to who these new fighters will be, but it's apparent that Bandai Namco clearly have long-term plans for the game, which has received praise from many who ... (more...)
Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) Updated Broker Ratings Coca-Cola Company (The) (NYSE:KO) Updated Broker Ratings
- October 22, 2017

It is down 2.51% since October 20, 2016 and is downtrending. About 530,302 shares traded. Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EGL) has risen 16.51% since October 20, 2016 and is uptrending. Can Coca-Cola's Investors Expect Improvement in 3Q17? DOUGLAS J ALEXANDER JR also sold $951,500 worth of The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) on Wednesday, May 3. (more...)
Sensex rises to 32643 points; Nifty crosses the 10000 mark Sensex rises to 32643 points; Nifty crosses the 10000 mark
- October 17, 2017

The 30-share barometer pushed higher by 233.48 points, or 0.72 percent, to 32,666.17 after moving in range of 32,687.32 and 32477.47. The Nifty has soared by 24 per cent and the BSE Sensex by 22 per cent so far this year. Domestic institutional investors (DIIs) bought shares worth a net Rs 1590.13 crore, as per provisional data. Bharat Financial Inclusion gained 2 percent after the board of IndusInd Bank approved the merger between the bank and microfinance firm Bharat Financial ... (more...)
Facebook now adds direct food-ordering feature Facebook now adds direct food-ordering feature
- October 15, 2017

The company announced today that users in the U.S. can use the platform to order food for takeout and delivery . If that restaurant is tied with the delivery service that Facebook has partnered with, you will be allowed to choose the service. (more...)
Gareth Southgate sees potential in England ahead of World Cup Gareth Southgate sees potential in England ahead of World Cup
- October 07, 2017

The England boss is determined to test his players as much as possible before the tournament next summer in an effort to bring them up to standard. The Three Lions scraped past Slovenia thanks to a late Harry Kane goal, securing their spot at the World Cup in Russian Federation next summer. (more...)
IPhone X is Expensive, but People Still Want It IPhone X is Expensive, but People Still Want It
- October 04, 2017

Last year, some iPhone 7 and 7 Plus users complained the devices made a hissing or buzzing sound when processor-intensive apps, such as games, were used. Still, the phone keeps playing music until the 3.5 mm jack connected to the headphones . Apple is working on getting those problems fixed, so the iPhone 8 will run like it's supposed to. (more...)
Destiny 2: Raid, Xur and More Events Dated In New Roadmap Destiny 2: Raid, Xur and More Events Dated In New Roadmap
- September 14, 2017

Trouble was, when Destiny finally arrived around this time three years ago, it was a mess-it's story barely present, its structure opaque, the grand potential of a top flight studio moving in a brand new direction falling flat. GeekWire had a chance to try out Destiny 2 at a media event inside a hotel just near Bungie's headquarters in Bellevue, where journalists and reviewers from across the globe gathered to get a sneak peek at the new game. (more...)
Apple Watch Series 3: Australian Price & Release Date Apple Watch Series 3: Australian Price & Release Date
- September 14, 2017

Water resistant to 50 meters, the Series 3 can also be worn to track swimming, or for gym bunnies the GymKit will allow users to connect the watch to cardio equipment to sync data for a more accurate look at your performance. It meant far more accurate distance, speed and route information during rides, as well as the ability to follow mapped navigation straight from your wrist - and without the need to bring your iPhone along for the ride (even if it is a shiny new iPhone 8 or iPhone X ). (more...)
Russian and Japanese leaders Russian and Japanese leaders "decisively condemn" North Korean tests
- September 11, 2017

The tension escalated after Korea, on September 3, announced a successful test of a thermonuclear explosive that could be used as a warhead at an intercontinental ballistic missile. The China Daily proceeded to accuse the U.S. ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, of being "narrow-minded and undiplomatic", for rejecting the proposal put forward by China and Russian Federation. (more...)
Jaguar Land Rover plans to electrify every model from 2020 Jaguar Land Rover plans to electrify every model from 2020
- September 08, 2017

Summoning the auto is done via Sayer , a steering wheel that doubles as a personal companion and resides with you at all times. The automaker also used the event to announce a commitment to a fully electrified lineup as well as unveil an electric E-Type . (more...)
China calls for halt to THAAD deployment China calls for halt to THAAD deployment
- September 07, 2017

North Korea on Sunday triggered global alarm with by far its most powerful atomic test to date, claiming it was a hydrogen bomb that could be mounted onto a long-range missile. Russian president Vladimir Putin has condemned North Korea's latest nuclear test as "provocative". The leaders of Russian Federation and South Korea have condemned North Korea over its latest nuclear test, but still appear far apart on the issue of stepping up sanctions against Pyongyang. (more...)

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