• China's Geely buying $9 billion stake in Daimler
China's Geely buying $9 billion stake in Daimler

Only two to three manufacturers will survive in the auto industry moving forward, said one source who is familiar with the way Li thinks. "Daimler already has a strong footing in China". Geely's expansion comes only weeks after a $3.9bn move to become the biggest shareholder in truckmaker Volvo AB . Geely itself is no stranger to the European au...

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  • Leaked photo shows possible prototype of Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact
Leaked photo shows possible prototype of Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

As per the source, the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact will feature a 5.7-inch and 5-inch Full HD+ displays with 18:9 aspect ratio. The Xperia XZ2 will be priced at €799 (about $1254 AUD), while the XZ2 Compact will be priced at €599 (about $940AUD).

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  • Burnout Paradise Remastered Set to Release in March 2018
Burnout Paradise Remastered Set to Release in March 2018

The remaster is set to retail for £34.99 across PS4 and Xbox One . This includes the Big Surf Island downloadable content. Burnout Paradise takes the same takedowns and crashes from the prior games in the Burnout series and combines them with open-world driving so there's stunts and races you can drive all around Paradise City to d...

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  • Researchers Discover A Single Letter Can Crash The iPhone
Researchers Discover A Single Letter Can Crash The iPhone

Mobile World also says that the bug afflicts platforms beyond iOS: watchOS and macOS apps like Notes, Safari, and the App Store all reportedly crash as soon as the infamous character shows up. And in January, a " chaiOS " bug emerged that caused some devices to crash and reboot after users clicked a certain link. However, Telegram and Skype ...

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  • Amazon Echo To Make Synchronised Smart Homes Across 20 Cities In India
Amazon Echo To Make Synchronised Smart Homes Across 20 Cities In India

Amazon will soon sell its Echo range of smart speakers offline, according to reports. Currently, over 12,000 skills available for users in India, as the company claims, and it seems, Amazon is planning towards bringing more and more skills to the Echo devices in the days to come.

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  • Google Chrome's Ad Filtering Goes Live Tomorrow, Here's How it Works
Google Chrome's Ad Filtering Goes Live Tomorrow, Here's How it Works

This result led to the approach Chrome takes to protect users from numerous intrusive ad experiences identified by the Better Ads Standards: evaluate how well sites comply with the Better Ads Standards, inform sites of any issues encountered, provide the opportunity for sites to address identified issues, and remove ads from sites that continue to...

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  • Winter weather: Latest conditions and updates
Winter weather: Latest conditions and updates

Schools across Nebraska and Iowa also closed or delayed the start of classes. Kishwaukee College is closing at 5 p.m. tonight. All evening programs at the North Adams Armory and skating rink are canceled. Finally, as we look ahead to the aftermath and cleanup from this storm, we ask for everyone's help with sidewalk clearing. "This is the fir...

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  • Apple intern reportedly leaked iPhone source code
Apple intern reportedly leaked iPhone source code

The codes in question pertain to the "iBoot" process of iOS. Moreover, with Apple's huge bounty for those that find critical bugs in iBoot - up to $200,000! - programmers could dig inside the leaved source code and help Apple with adding more patches to the next iBoot and make iPhones more secure.

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  • Windsor's unemployment rate sees significant drop
Windsor's unemployment rate sees significant drop

The unemployment rate edged up to 5.9 per cent from December's revised 5.8 per cent. Economists look at the number of jobs in a community rather than the unemployment in determining an area's economic health. Despite Canada's healthy economic performance previous year, Alexander said the surprising pace of job creation had been stronger than the ...

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  • Schiff: House Intel 'United' That Bannon Should Answer All Their Questions
Schiff: House Intel 'United' That Bannon Should Answer All Their Questions

Schiff said Bannon's attorney informed the panel that the White House would not let him testify beyond 14 pre-approved yes-or-no questions. "The House Intelligence Committee's interview with Stephen Bannon has been postponed at the Committee's initiative until next week", Emily Hytha, spokeswoman for Rep.

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  • The Ozone Layer Above Cities Is Deteriorating, Warn Scientists
The Ozone Layer Above Cities Is Deteriorating, Warn Scientists

After it was discovered that man-made chemicals were drastically damaging the global ozone, the 1987 Montreal Protocol was established to phase out the likes of chlorofluorocarbons ( CFCs ). The scientists aren't entirely sure what's causing atmospheric deterioration but suspect it has something to do with climate change shifting the pattern of a...

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  • Amazon's Prime Exclusive phones lose the lock screen ads
Amazon's Prime Exclusive phones lose the lock screen ads

The same thing goes for speedy fingerprint sensors. Amazon confirmed to Business Insider that future models on Amazon's Exclusive Phone program won't come with the Amazon ad lock screens, and they'll still sell at a similar level of discount to the phones now available on the program.

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  • For the First Time Ever, Scientists Found Alien Worlds in Another Galaxy
For the First Time Ever, Scientists Found Alien Worlds in Another Galaxy

Now, astrophysicists from the University of Oklahoma have reported, for the first time, evidence of much more distant planets-wandering through an elliptical galaxy some 3.8 billion light-years away. The Milky Way , the galaxy containing our solar system, has hundreds of billions of stars, according to NASA. "This is an example of how powerful...

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  • PS4's next firmware update helps users clean up the clutter
PS4's next firmware update helps users clean up the clutter

The child will receive notifications telling them when the time is about to expire so they can save and quit their game. Family managers will be able to track playtime, as well as set restrictions either based on certain time windows or on total amount of time spent playing.

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  • Jones excited by 'great discovery' Simmonds
Jones excited by 'great discovery' Simmonds

This performance - for 60 minutes at least - will have gone a short way to hold off the Georgian movement snapping at the Italian heels to replace them in the annual competition. The visitors won a scrum penalty which Owen Farrell kicked deep into Italy territory to give England an attacking line-out. Never mind that Te'o has not played for...

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  • Day after equity tax, 4.5 lakh crore investor wealth wiped out
Day after equity tax, 4.5 lakh crore investor wealth wiped out

The BSE Sensex closed 839.91 points, or 2.34%, down at 35,066.75. The Sensex has touched a low of 35,295.70 points - shedding over 600 points - during the intra-day trade. bond yields. The introduction of the long-feared long-term capital gains, or LTCG, tax on stocks roiled investors. All sectoral indices were weighed down by widespread ...

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  • Microsoft shakes off big tax hit as it beats expectations for Q2
Microsoft shakes off big tax hit as it beats expectations for Q2

In its Productivity and Business Processes segment - which includes Office, Dynamics and LinkedIn - Microsoft experienced a 25% growth as it raked in revenue of $8.95 billion, ahead of the $8.86 billion that FactSet projected. "AI isn't just another piece of technology", Nadella said a year ago, in response to Elon Musk's fear of killer AI. ...

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  • Spotify Tests Free Pandora-Like 'Stations' Playlist App
Spotify Tests Free Pandora-Like 'Stations' Playlist App

As you listen, you can like songs to unlock even more stations you might be interested in. All playlists are displayed in a large font and users can switch between them easily just by scrolling. Spotify has not indicated if the app will be rolled out globally, and no word yet if the company has plans to extend it to other operating systems like ...

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  • The Making of Monster Hunter: World Part Two: Design
The Making of Monster Hunter: World Part Two: Design

In previous Monster Hunter games, Hunter Rank capped out at 999. Believe it or not, it's best to capture them rather than always go for the kill. For the rest of the world , you'll have to settle for Monster Hunter: World . "Use any number of a vast array of traps. lures and weapons as well as the living ecosystem around you to overcome your ...

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  • Alexa is getting a new voice
Alexa is getting a new voice

What's needed to send an SMS via Alexa? You need to sign up for Alexa Calling & Messaging feature within the Alexa app. It only works for Alexa users in the USA with an Android device that also have the Alexa app installed on their phone.

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  • Orcas Can Say 'Hello', 'Bye-Bye' and 'One-Two-Three'
Orcas Can Say 'Hello', 'Bye-Bye' and 'One-Two-Three'

Wikie, a captive 17-year-old orca , was taught a series of simple words and phrases including "hello" and "bye-bye". It was hard not to jump for joy when Wikie first "spoke", Abramson told AFP, adding the research team had not quite known what to expect.

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  • Microsoft's latest Windows patch disables Intel's buggy Spectre 2 fix
Microsoft's latest Windows patch disables Intel's buggy Spectre 2 fix

The problem for some people, including Linus Torvalds , was that Intel's initial response was lackluster. Then on Saturday, Microsoft released a security update enabling users and IT administrators to disable Intel's mitigation for Spectre variant 2, a branch target injection flaw designated CVE-2017-5715.

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  • Tesla Roadster to Launch into Space on February 6
Tesla Roadster to Launch into Space on February 6

SpaceX said on Twitter . According to Musk himself, the launch is scheduled for February 6, when it will blast off from 39A at Cape Kennedy in Florida. "It was actually shockingly hard to go from a single-core to a triple-core vehicle". Capable of carrying a payload of 140,000 pounds into low Earth orbit, the rocket is only beaten by the Satu...

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  • The Most Spectacular Eclipse of 2018 Is In Less Than a Week
The Most Spectacular Eclipse of 2018 Is In Less Than a Week

So what you'll see Wednesday is a super blue blood moon - the first in 150 years. On the night of December 3, 2017, a moon rose that was unlike any other of the year. The first one was December 3 a year ago followed by the second on January 1. While it sounds like it could be band name, it's actually a confluence of three things: a supermoon, a...

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