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IT North Somerset Christmas tree recycling
Author: 0 North Somerset Christmas tree recycling

You've probably been to a food, movie or music festival before. North Somerset Council have announced that Christmas trees can be put out with residents recycling between Tuesday 9 and Friday 19 January. People in Berkhamsted, Tring, Potten End and Frithsden can contact their local scout groups who will be collecting trees for a small donation to the scout groups.

IT Samsung Elec tips record Q4 profit, misses expectations on strong won
Author: 0 Samsung Elec tips record Q4 profit, misses expectations on strong won

Operating profit hit 14.1 billion USA dollars, up 64 percent compared to the previous year. Based on the guidance, Samsung's full-year operating profit is estimated at 53.6 trillion won, compared with 29.2 trillion won in 2016, putting the tech titan on course for a record annual profit.

IT Alexa Is Coming to Wearables Thanks to Amazon's New Developer Kit
Author: 0 Alexa Is Coming to Wearables Thanks to Amazon's New Developer Kit

Alexa has made quite a name for itself in the health industry through the Echo , and the company has also been working on smart glasses powered by Alexa . But it is interesting to see how Alexa would get into this same nascent space. Thus, Amazon introduced a host of Alexa compatible electronics such as the Amazon Fire TV, Ecobee4 Smart Thermostat, and even the Ecobee Smart Light Switch.

IT New PS4 Beta Incoming, January Console Launch and Future PC Version
Author: 0 New PS4 Beta Incoming, January Console Launch and Future PC Version

The main plot of Monster Hunter: World centers around uncovering the mysterious migration patterns of Elder Dragons, dubbed the Elder Crossing, and has you chasing the trails of the colossal Zorah Magdaros . Additionally, for fans of the game, there is a giant head of the iconic dragon-like creature - Rathalos (otherwise known as "King of the Skies") outside, and the walls will be adorned with maps and memorabilia, sure to transport diners into the mythical world of Monster Hunter .

IT Sterling K. Brown, Aziz Ansari, Oprah Winfrey make history at Globes
Author: 0 Sterling K. Brown, Aziz Ansari, Oprah Winfrey make history at Globes

Actor Sterling K. Brown , victor of the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series (Drama) for 'This Is Us , ' attends the Official Viewing and After Party of The Golden Globe Awards bosted by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.

IT Remember That Spielberg Halo TV Series? Apparently It's Still Happening
Author: 0 Remember That Spielberg Halo TV Series? Apparently It's Still Happening

It's interesting that Nevins states that they've " seen " anything at all in regards to this project, so hopefully further details are coming soon (a writer/director/concept art/anything really). Originally announced way back in 2013 and scheduled for a Fall 2015 release, the Halo series has been delayed several times. Steven Spielberg was meant to be the executive producer of the series with Neill Blomkamp rumored to be directing the pilot episode .

IT Nokia 6 gets Oreo beta update in India
Author: 0 Nokia 6 gets Oreo beta update in India

The Finnish manufacturer has apparently chosen on-screen navigation to make the interface of the new Nokia 6 closer to stock Android UI. The gadget sports a 5.5-inch 1080p IPS LCD display and houses a 3000mAh battery. Also, the smartphone comes with many new features such as Nokia OZO Audio and the Bothie feature those were launched with the Nokia 8 flagship smartphone.

IT AMD's New Desktop Processors for 2018: What You Need to Know
Author: 0 AMD's New Desktop Processors for 2018: What You Need to Know

AMD also touts a "secure production environment" that begins on the assembly line, so you never have to worry about your Ryzen Pro system at any point along its journey to your hands. You'll probably want to hear about 2nd-generation Ryzen desktop CPUs first, which AMD briefly mentioned during their event. The Ryzen 5 2400G, for example, has a four core, eight thread CPU clocked at 3.6 GHz with a boost up to 3.9 GHz.

IT Honor to add another quad-setup camera smartphone to its portfolio
Author: 0 Honor to add another quad-setup camera smartphone to its portfolio

However, the brand has not revealed, which smartphone it is launching, but it could be none other Honor 9 Lite . But executives did confirm to Tom's Guide that the phone is US -bound, with it likely reaching these shores sometime in the first quarter of 2018.

Author: 0 IOS 11.2.2 Update is Released With Spectre Security Fix

The relevant updates - iOS 11.2.2 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 - are both now available for free on compatible devices. iOS 11.2.2 is available for iPhone 5s and later, iPad Air and later, and iPod touch 6th generation. macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 addresses the "Spectre" vulnerability which gathered traction last week. A separate update is available for Safari browsers on older versions of the Mac operating system.

IT James Damore sues Google for firing him over his gender memo
Author: 0 James Damore sues Google for firing him over his gender memo

James Damore previous year caused an uproar in Silicon Valley and beyond when he wrote the internal memo, which later became public. The lawsuit , which was filed in the Santa Clara Superior Court on Monday, alleges that Google "discriminated against employees for their perceived conservative political views", as well as due to their "male gender", and "Caucasian race", and "systematically punished" them.

IT Alexa to live in new Windows 10 PCs launching later this year
Author: 0 Alexa to live in new Windows 10 PCs launching later this year

Some of the offerings that are being showcased at CES 2018 in Las Vegas will come with pre-installed Alexa app. Amazon and Microsoft partnered in August a year ago to let Cortana and Alexa work together. It will work courtesy of an Alexa app designed specifically for Windows computers, available this spring. Amazon, the e-commerce giant, is taking Alexa beyond its Echo and Fire devices.

IT F-150 diesel to get 30 mpg, Ford says
Author: 0 F-150 diesel to get 30 mpg, Ford says

Although diesel's popularity has waned in passenger vehicles in the USA, truck buyers have asked for the engine option for its increased towing capacity and longer fuel range. For instance, a mechanical engine-driven fan and dual radiator shutters are used for improved high temperature, high-altitude performance. This segment-exclusive transmission can non-sequentially select the right gear ratio based on need - for best-in-class performance.

IT LG to debut first 4K projector at CES 2018
Author: 0 LG to debut first 4K projector at CES 2018

Dubbed as LG 4K UHD HU80KA , the projector ships with support for HDR paired with 2500 lumens of brightness. "LG's first-ever 4K UHD projector represents the pinnacle of innovation in the portable entertainment market", stated by Tim Alessi, LG Electronics USA's head of product marketing.

IT CES 2018: LG's new Roll Up concept can make TVs portable
Author: 0 CES 2018: LG's new Roll Up concept can make TVs portable

On the eve of CES, LG has announced what's likely to be one of the most talked about televisions at this year's show . As with the company's 88-inch 8K OLED, LG hasn't said much in the way of specs when it comes to this rollable display. Seemingly prompted by substantial price cuts and more competition ahead of the "Black Friday" promotional weekend, global shipments of OLED TVs in November 2017 jumped 133 per cent on the same month in 2016, rising to 270,000 units.

Author: 0 Men? A sideshow at a Golden Globes that celebrated women

Rockwell won in his category earlier on Sunday night. It edged out other nominees in the best motion picture drama category " Call Me by Your Name ", "Dunkirk", " The Post " and " The Shape of Water ". Photo Room - Beverly Hills, California, U.S., 07/01/2018 - (L-R) Laura Dern, Nicole Kidman, Zoe Kravitz, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley pose backstage after winning the award for Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for "Big Little Lies".

IT The Wall is a 146in Samsung TV that'll fill your entire room
Author: 0 The Wall is a 146in Samsung TV that'll fill your entire room

Indeed, Samsung has, with its 2018-19 QLED range, shown that it is more than capable of competing head on with arch-rivals LG as well as Japan's Sony and Panasonic in showcasing 8K technology and in readiness for the launch later this year of 8K transmissions.

IT DJI's new Osmo Mobile smartphone stabilizer is way cheaper than the original
Author: 0 DJI's new Osmo Mobile smartphone stabilizer is way cheaper than the original

You can see the new Osmo Mobile 2 and Ronin-S can be seen at the DJI booth at CES, where you can experience the entire DJI product portfolio, including camera drones and image stabilization systems. If you're more serious about video, you may use an SLR or mirrorless camera instead of a smartphone. The Osmo Mobile 2 has a three-axis gimbal, like its predecessor, to counteract hand-shake and smooth out pans and tilts.

IT Tiger-Cats negotiating contract with Johnny Manziel
Author: 0 Tiger-Cats negotiating contract with Johnny Manziel

He happens to be the last Browns' starting quarterback to win a game on a Sunday afternoon, but since being released in March of 2016 no other National Football League team has taken a serious interest. CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie is set to approve a contract for Manziel if the former Cleveland Browns quarterback can reach a deal with the Tiger-Cats, the league announced on December 28.

Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Becomes Fastest-Selling Console Ever in US

The home console that players can take on the go launched in March 3, 2017 and has surpassed Nintendo's own Wii system, which was the previous record holder with more than 4 million units sold during the same timeframe. With more third party apps that offer a more social side to the latest console from the big in, if this video ends up being insight into what is truly on the way then there are definitely a lot more reasons to be excited to be a part of Team Nintendo! Nintendo recently ...

Author: 0 Fix to chip hacking threat creates new worries

The Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities affect computer chips from Intel, AMD and ARM. Major companies including Apple , Google, Microsoft and Amazon.com have quickly patched their technology to mitigate against the threat from Meltdown, which only affects machines running Intel chips.

IT Japan's historic Tsukiji market holds final New Year auction
Author: 0 Japan's historic Tsukiji market holds final New Year auction

This year's price was $2,981 per kilogram, compared with about $7,930 per kilogram for the 2013 record-setting auction price. Kimura has often won the annual auction in the past. If countries continue to exceed their catch limits, as they have in recent years, the very survival of the species will be threatened", he added. Tsukiji is one of Tokyo's most popular tourist destinations as well as the world's biggest fish market.

Author: 0 Tech Giants Issue Fixes, Updates For Meltdown And Spectre Flaws

The two vulnerabilities, " Spectre " and " Meltdown ", could even allow an attacker to steal passwords as a user typed them. Spectre is arguably the more risky of the two flaws; while Meltdown is considered more problematic in the short term, Spectre is harder to patch.

Author: 0 Vanguard Value ETF (VTV) Rises 0.48% for Jan 5

This measurement is based on closing prices over a specific period of time. The Average Directional Index or ADX is a technical analysis indicator used to describe if a market is trending or not trending. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators that simply take the average price of a stock over a certain period of time. Garde Capital Inc.

IT Mind-Reading Cars: Nissan's New Technology Redefines The Future Of Driving
Author: 0 Mind-Reading Cars: Nissan's New Technology Redefines The Future Of Driving

While this may sound like an uninteresting development, since the B2V's actions are nearly imperceptible to the driver, it's actually designed with a driverless vehicle in mind. B2V is the latest development in Nissan Intelligent Mobility and will be unveiled next week at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 in Las Vegas. Nissan says the technology is exclusive and we may start to see it as a standard feature on autonomous vehicles in as soon as five years.