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Author: 0 Switch is the Fastest Selling Console in US History

The Switch has sold 4.8 million units in the United States in its first 10 months on the market, beating the previous all-time best seller - Nintendo's Wii - which sold 4 million US units in the first 10 months following its release. Did you get a Nintendo Switch yet? Twenty percent of Switch players have even purchased Splatoon 2 , helping the game to keep a substantial base of online players since it launched last July.

Author: 0 Intel hit with three class-action lawsuits over chip flaws

What is clear though is just how far reaching the impact of these vulnerabilities has been. Intel is at the center of the problem because it supplies the processors used in numerous world's PCs. Software giants such as Microsoft and the Linux Foundation have rushed to issue patches to fix the vulnerability. Meanwhile, Microsoft told Business Insider it's working on rolling out mitigations for its Azure cloud platform.

Author: 0 Pence defends Trump's tweets on N

Protesters this week projected messages on Twitter's headquarters in San Francisco after the North Korea tweets, saying that either Trump or chief executive Jack Dorsey "must go". Twitter users are reporting Trump's "nuclear button tweet" to the company. A Twitter spokesperson confirmed to The Hill that the tweet does not violate its terms of service because it is not a "specific threat".

IT Sensex touches all-time high of 34175.21; Nifty too reaches new peak
Author: 0 Sensex touches all-time high of 34175.21; Nifty too reaches new peak

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 152.45 points, or 0.61 per cent, to 25,075.13, the S&P 500 gained 10.93 points, or 0.40 per cent, to 2,723.99 and the Nasdaq Composite added 12.38 points, or 0.18 per cent, to 7,077.92. BSE Midcap and small cap indexes rose 122 points and 187 points respectively. Yes Bank, Adani Ports, Bharti Airtel, Indusind Bank were the major gainers, while ONGC, ICICI Bank, Tata Motors were the major losers.

IT Intel CEO: Massive Stock Dump Before Security Flaw Disclosed
Author: 0 Intel CEO: Massive Stock Dump Before Security Flaw Disclosed

It says it planned to publicly disclose the problem next week. As the two bugs can be found not only in personal computers, but also in mobile devices and cloud services, United States tech giant Apple warned that all its Mac systems and iOS devices were affected.

IT End of insane cold snap in southern Ontario in sight: Environment Canada
Author: 0 End of insane cold snap in southern Ontario in sight: Environment Canada

Mayor John Tory says two additional short-term 24-hour warming centres are opening at the Metro Hall and the Regent Park Community Centre for homeless people to get out of the extreme cold. Environment Canada is predicting the warmer temperatures will extend through most of next week. "Frostbite can develop within minutes on explosed skin, especially with wind chill", Environment Canada states.

IT Intel boss sold $25m in shares before chip security flaw disclosure
Author: 0 Intel boss sold $25m in shares before chip security flaw disclosure

Intel released a statement on Thursday addressing the security concerns saying that it expects to update almost 90 percent of its processor products manufactured in the past five years. This would allow hackers to read a computer's memory and gain access to passwords. Most of the concerns regarding the speculative processing flaw have centred on a particular exploit based on the same underlying vulnerability which may be effectively specific to Intel processors , dubbed Meltdown.

IT Winter is Coming! Tallahassee Sees First Snow in 28 Years
Author: 0 Winter is Coming! Tallahassee Sees First Snow in 28 Years

Bomb cyclones often draw colder air in from the north, then blast out icy temperatures. Storm Grayson began over Christmas, when an Arctic air mass moved south across America's Great Lakes, colliding with warmer air over the Atlantic Ocean where it picked up power.

IT Google has sold one Google Home device every second since October
Author: 0 Google has sold one Google Home device every second since October

In a Friday post on Google's Keyword blog, head of product Rishi Chandra revealed that Google has sold more than one Home smart speaker device every second since October. That's a whole lot of Google Assistant action and I know for a fact that I'm responsible for at least a few of the 6.5 million. Did you buy a new Google Home device in 2017? Earlier this year Google Assistant was made available for Android smartphones using Marshmallow and Nougat .

IT HP Outs New Chromebook 11 G6 & Chromebook 14 G5
Author: 0 HP Outs New Chromebook 11 G6 & Chromebook 14 G5

While the Chromebook 14 G5 only comes in a dark grey with black design, the 11 G6 EE model will be sold in both that colorway and another, which features a yellow streak that wraps its keyboard deck and the frame of its lid. The company has promised more durability in the Chromebook 14 G5 and Chromebook 11 G6. Buyers will also be offered to opt for higher storage of up to 64GB on both the Chromebooks, but there should also be a microSD card slot on the devices for bumping up the external ...

IT Airtel, Voda tie-up with Samsung for cashback offers worth Rs 1500
Author: 0 Airtel, Voda tie-up with Samsung for cashback offers worth Rs 1500

The partnership is part of Airtel's "Mera Pehla Smartphone " initiative, under which it aims to partner with device manufacturers to build an open ecosystem of affordable smartphones. With the Airtel cashback, the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) will be available at an effective price of Rs. 5,490, down from the Airtel-provided market operating price (MOP) of Rs.

IT Spotify's Chief Content Officer Stefan Blom Exiting Company
Author: 0 Spotify's Chief Content Officer Stefan Blom Exiting Company

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an IPO. The company hasn't named a successor to Blom, who reported to CEO Daniel Ek . On Tuesday, we learned that the Swedish content streaming service had been hit with a $1.6 billion lawsuit from a major music publisher.

Author: 0 Apple to fix security hole in Safari browser

It was revealed this week that two security flaws, known as Meltdown and Spectre , were affecting microchips made by Intel , AMD and Arm , which are used in nearly all computers, internet servers, smartphones and tablets, as well as data centres and any devices that connect to the cloud.

IT Instagram users may soon be able to post their Stories to WhatsApp
Author: 0 Instagram users may soon be able to post their Stories to WhatsApp

Facebook is trying out a new feature that will now let users share their Instagram Stories directly as their WhatsApp Status . Notably, the shared WhatsApp Status appears to have an Instagram icon at the bottom right corner. The social media giant is basically using facial recognition technology to help you find photos you're not tagged in. There are a number of reasons why Facebook is very interested in the making Instagram Stories more shareable, and most specifically on the ...

IT CES 2018: Lenovo introduces new range of ThinkPad laptops and ThinkVision monitors
Author: 0 CES 2018: Lenovo introduces new range of ThinkPad laptops and ThinkVision monitors

Updated ThinkPad X- and T-series models are complemented with an all-new ThinkPad L series . The ThinkPad X series includes the X280 and X380 Yoga laptops . Both the devices go on sale this month, with the X280 starting at $999 while the X380 Yoga starts at $1,459. All three laptops also make use of Intel's 8th-gen chips and Lenovo's snoop-proof webcam cover.

IT LG's 2018 TVs will have Google Assistant built in
Author: 0 LG's 2018 TVs will have Google Assistant built in

Instruct the TV to "search for the soundtrack of this movie" or "turn off the TV when this program is over" without repeating the name of the program or entering a specific time. LG's next-gen TVs will have support built-in for both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, but their top-of-the-line 2018 OLED TVs will be powered by LG's in-house Alpha 9 processor.

IT Amazon Plans Bid for Premier League Streaming Rights
Author: 0 Amazon Plans Bid for Premier League Streaming Rights

USA sports media company Perform's recent deal with America's National Football League (NFL) is similar to how the Premier League's direct-to-consumer streaming service will work, the source said. As of the 2019-20 season, 200 available matches will be divided into five groups of 32 and two groups of 20 when bidding starts next month. If Amazon or other digital streaming companies show genuine interest in trying to win even more United Kingdom customers with a football package, there is the ...

IT Stop Everything, Because Taco Bell Is Launching $1 Nacho Fries
Author: 0 Stop Everything, Because Taco Bell Is Launching $1 Nacho Fries

The innovative fast food Mexican chain owned by Yum Brands announced Wednesday that it will begin selling Nacho Fries for a limited time starting January 25 for $1. for a limited time. Wendy's expanded its "4 for $4" menu to include eight different entrees, each of which can be paired with fries, nuggets and a drink for $4.

IT IPhone X Puts Samsung's Galaxy Phones to Shame in OLED Burn-in Test
Author: 0 IPhone X Puts Samsung's Galaxy Phones to Shame in OLED Burn-in Test

Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz said the battery replacement programme's effect on sales may be " significant ". Apple has promised to release an "iOS software update with new features that give users more visibility into the health of their iPhone's battery, so they can see for themselves if its condition is affecting performance".

IT OnePlus 5T to release Sandstone White variant on January 9
Author: 0 OnePlus 5T to release Sandstone White variant on January 9

As the recently introduced OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition device is priced same as the standard edition, the pricing of the upcoming Lava Red colour variant is also expected to remain unchanged. Users in the United States and Europe will be getting their hands on the device starting January 9. The process ends with UV light refining the texture of the phone.

IT Sandstone OnePlus 5T gets a heartfelt teaser
Author: 0 Sandstone OnePlus 5T gets a heartfelt teaser

Now, the company is introducing a new option - Sandstone White. So, we can expect the same in this case too and the company may also launch the Sandstone OnePlus 5T in countries where it did not launch the Star Wars Edition . Next, our team sandblasted the phone with a mixture of natural minerals and white oil paint to give this limited edition device the white visual effect and sandstone feel.

IT Billion Messages Were Sent On WhatsApp On New Year's Eve
Author: 0 Billion Messages Were Sent On WhatsApp On New Year's Eve

It would make sense this feature exist as it would finally give some goal to WhatsApp stories which most people tend to forget it even exist. This will add to WhatsApp's many new features that had just been released a year ago. The stories shared on WhatsApp will appear in the status bar and just like Insta stories will disappear after 24 hours. Instagram Stories has come a long way since Facebook introduced the Snapchat-inspired feature to the photo-sharing platform.