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Science Philips Hue is getting new outdoor options to light up your garden
Author: 0 Philips Hue is getting new outdoor options to light up your garden

Philips teased back in January that it would be launching outdoor Hue lights later in the year, and it has now provided details of the products - including pricing and availability. For more information about Philips Hue and how to have the best smart lighting experience inside and outside your home, please visit www.meethue.com.

Science Xbox One Spring update to bring support for AMD FreeSync monitors, more
Author: 0 Xbox One Spring update to bring support for AMD FreeSync monitors, more

It requires a compatible display, and presumably will arrive to all Xbox One S and Xbox One X gamers with the Spring Update that is now in the works. This mode will detect when a game is launched from the Xbox interface and will automatically switch the TV to low-latency mode or game mode. We have Low Framerate Compensation, which for almost 20 FreeSync monitors can sustain smooth gameplay down to around 25 FPS.

Science Ford Mustang California Special Gets Updates Inside and Out
Author: 0 Ford Mustang California Special Gets Updates Inside and Out

This year, however, on top of the signature California Special side stripe and rear fender vent, the muscle vehicle gets a B&O Play 12-channel speaker system customized to the acoustics of the car's interior and a transmission equipped with rev-matching technology.

Science Lower Priced 13-inch Retina MacBook Coming in June
Author: 0 Lower Priced 13-inch Retina MacBook Coming in June

Currently, the $999 MacBook Air is the cheapest Mac you can buy from Apple. We'd guess that it'll likely be a good deal more affordable than the cheapest current means to get an Apple laptop with a Retina screen, which is the vanilla 12-inch MacBook that starts at $1,299 (£1,249 or AU$1,899).

Science Google to rebrand Android Wear as 'Wear OS'
Author: 0 Google to rebrand Android Wear as 'Wear OS'

Android Wear is pretty much at a standstill right now. The most recent update to Android Wear in December 2017 brought a "Touch Lock" function for locking the screen to prevent random taps when using devices underwater, as well as improved power efficiency and compatibility with new languages.

Science Paranormal … Alexa - Amazon's digital assistant laughs and spreads fear to its users!
Author: 0 Paranormal … Alexa - Amazon's digital assistant laughs and spreads fear to its users!

Even, needless to say, just mentioning the word Alexa can get her going and seeking a command. The blue ring on your Alexa device of choice will light up during these 5 seconds to indicate that she's listening. To end a "conversation" you can say something like "thank you" or "stop" while Alexa is listening for a follow-up. You can't, for instance, say "Alexa, turn off the lights and set the thermostat to 68".

Science Google Doodle Remembers British Chemist Sir William Henry Perkin
Author: 0 Google Doodle Remembers British Chemist Sir William Henry Perkin

Perkin was trying to find a substitute for quinine which was the only feasible medical treatment for malaria in 1856 because the demand for it was exceeding the supply. Perkin was the son of a successful carpenter, Scottish mother, and was the youngest of seven children. Perkin had made a lucrative discovery, and set to built factories and raise funds to made it widely available.

Science European Union braces for trade war as U.S. announces steel tariffs
Author: 0 European Union braces for trade war as U.S. announces steel tariffs

Other officials at the EU, by far the biggest trading partner of the United States by value, have warned it could take countermeasures including European tariffs on USA oranges, tobacco and bourbon. "Big Deficit. If not, we Tax Cars etc. FAIR!" Key U.S. trading partners and businesses have warned the tariffs could backfire, provoking a trade war and hurting allies like the European Union and Japan more than China, their main target.

Science Sharma shares lead after challenging day three in India
Author: 0 Sharma shares lead after challenging day three in India

Wallace, who shared the lead along with home favourite Shubhankar Sharma after the penultimate round, carded a four-under 68 at the DLF Golf and Country Club to soar to the top on 11-under. "I've done it at a lower level (Wallace won six times in a season on the subsidiary Alps Tour) but what Shubhankar has achieved in the past few months is inspirational", he said.

Science NASA's Juno finds Jupiter's poles are ridden with cyclones
Author: 0 NASA's Juno finds Jupiter's poles are ridden with cyclones

And there's more. Another study using data from Juno's gravity measurements reveals that Jupiter's counterrotating stripes are a two-dimensional representation of a vast three-dimensional jet stream structure deep inside the planet, and these jets are deeply embedded within the planet's powerful gravitational field.

Science Oppo F7 with notch display launching in India on March 26
Author: 0 Oppo F7 with notch display launching in India on March 26

Gizmochina reported that Oppo had also tweeted the launch date of the device as 26 March but the company later on deleted the tweet. Oppo India has already released a teaser for the upcoming product. The Oppo F7 , interestingly, looks very similar to the Oppo R15 that may launch in China soon. The report further added that the Oppo F7 might arrive with a tall 6.2-inch FHD+ display with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and a screen-to-body ratio of 89.09%.

Author: 0 The Rosenblatt Securities Analysts Give Apple (AAPL) a $180.00 Price Target

The institutional investor held 4,795 shares of the computer manufacturing company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $739,000, down from 8,335 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Hartford Investment Management holds 3.42% or 1.18 million shares. Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $26.38 million activity.

Science Willian is Chelsea's main man ahead of Barca showdown
Author: 0 Willian is Chelsea's main man ahead of Barca showdown

Speaking ahead of the Crystal Palace game, Conte spoke about his attacking options, improvements needed in that department and the need to reduce the mistakes which have been plaguing us in the past few weeks. Wilfried Zaha (knee) and Mamadou Sakho (calf) will both undergo late fitness tests but Joel Ward, Scott Dann, Yohan Cabaye, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Jason Puncheon, Bakary Sako, Connor Wickham and Julian Speroni are all out.

Science South African officials face action — MASKS CONTROVERSY
Author: 0 South African officials face action — MASKS CONTROVERSY

Cricket Australia is understood to be furious with the conduct of Eksteen and Kazi, stunned that officials would be OK with the low-brow actions of supporters. In a statement issued on Saturday, Cricket South Africa distanced itself from the action of the officials, marketing manager Clive Eksteen and communications manager Altaaf Kazi .

Science Tag: Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s Price
Author: 0 Tag: Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s Price

Xiaomi may have better luck selling unlocked phones in the Western markets, but it might have a hard time partnering with wireless carriers to give it a boost. Moreover Xiaomi's recent membership in Energy Power Consortium, which at this moment are altogether in favour of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S wireless charging support.

Author: 0 What's in Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) After Achieving 52-Week High?

The stock increased 2.13% or $0.98 during the last trading session, reaching $46.99. About 903,731 shares traded or 7.54% up from the average. TransCanada Corporation (NYSE:TRP) has risen 15.03% since March 10, 2017 and is uptrending. Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability Company owns 220,242 shares for 0.5% of their portfolio. Blackburn Jeffrey M sold $18.50 million worth of Amazon.com, Inc.

Science Trump's Landmark Meeting with North Korea's Kim
Author: 0 Trump's Landmark Meeting with North Korea's Kim

If that happens, he would be the first USA president to meet a North Korean leader face-to-face. "Speaking during Premier's News Hour about his reaction to Mr Trump's decision, he said:" I am surprised but if it triggers some kind of breakthrough for the people of North Korea then of course it would be very welcome indeed".

Science Sensex extends gains, up 139 pts in early trade on global cues
Author: 0 Sensex extends gains, up 139 pts in early trade on global cues

South Korean stocks enjoyed their best day since May with a rise of 1.76 per cent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.6 per cent. "Inflation is expected to come down to 4.74 per cent in February which will ease bond yields in the near term", said Vinod Nair, Head of Research, Geojit Financial Services.

Science Sri Lanka probes alleged foreign funding behind recent anti-Muslims violence
Author: 0 Sri Lanka probes alleged foreign funding behind recent anti-Muslims violence

Despite a security alert across the country, three boats belonging to a Muslim businessman just outside the Kandy district were torched early Friday, police said. Saying that Islamophobic narratives were flaming communal violence, Keenan noted that extremist Buddhist elements were fostered openly by the former regime, resulting in a direct increase of violence against the Muslim minority.

Science Amazon's Alexa randomly laughs at users and nobody knows why
Author: 0 Amazon's Alexa randomly laughs at users and nobody knows why

Apparently, Alexa was hearing the phrase "Alexa, laugh" instead of whatever command the user had issued. "In rare circumstances, Alexa can mistakenly hear the phrase 'Alexa, laugh, '" Amazon said. But some users reported that the laughter occurred without Alexa being prompted to wake. "Anybody else ever have that?" The random laugh is different from the "tee-hee" laugh Alexa gives when asked if it can laugh.

Science Google Search enables twitter like feature for USA musicians
Author: 0 Google Search enables twitter like feature for USA musicians

An update to Google's search results allows musicians to instantly publish short updates to the front page of search results. Musicians will be able to publish text, images, videos, and GIFs. Meanwhile, these posts can be re-shared with convenient social media buttons for Facebook, Twitter, Google +, email and of course a direct link. Google is now letting musicians post updates that will show up inside their "Knowledge Panel" - aka that card that pops up when you search for famous ...

Science U of A researcher finds never-seen mineral inside 'super-deep diamond'
Author: 0 U of A researcher finds never-seen mineral inside 'super-deep diamond'

It is found deep within the Earth's mantle and is known to be too unstable to exist on the surface. An earlier study , from December 2016, looked at fragments of some of the world's largest precious stones (the flakes are produced when rough stones are cut and polished) and based on the minerals trapped in them, concluded that they formed at depths corresponding to the deep mantle.