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Author: 0 Apple Sued in Chicago for Slowing Down Older iPhones

The Chicago Sun-Times reported that the suit was filed in Chicago by two people in IL as well as by Ohio, North Carolina and in residents with iPhone models 5 through 7. Apple on Wednesday acknowledged that the company does take some measures to reduce power demands - which can have the effect of slowing the processor - when a phone's battery is having trouble supplying the peak current that the processor demands.

Research Bruce McCandless, iconic spacewalker, dies at 80
Author: 0 Bruce McCandless, iconic spacewalker, dies at 80

McCandless clocked over 312 hours in space , including four hours of flight using NASA's Manned Maneuvering Unit, a breakthrough technology which allowed him to fly freely, literally "no strings attached", into open space, on February 7, 1984.

Research Roche to buy U.S. cancer drugmaker Ignyta for $1.7 billion
Author: 0 Roche to buy U.S. cancer drugmaker Ignyta for $1.7 billion

Swiss pharma giant Roche has given itself a pricey holiday gift and deepened its oncology product portfolio with its $1.7 billion acquisition of immuno-oncology business Ignyta . Ignyta has an integrated " Rx/Dx " approach, which combines precision medicines (Rx) and in-house molecular diagnostics (Dx) to help identify and target hard-to-treat mutation-driven cancers in hard-to-find patients.

Research Yes, your older iPhone is being slowed by Apple
Author: 0 Yes, your older iPhone is being slowed by Apple

Lithium-ion batteries lose peak performance as they age, as well as when they're used in cold conditions, resulting in the other issue that older iPhones suffer from of shutting down without warning. Apple admitted to significantly CPU slowdowns in iPhone 6S and iPhone 7 models that have low-capacity batteries. Now that the proof is here, it would serve Apple to be more forthcoming as to what these updates do to their phones.

Research Odd light appears in skies after SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket
Author: 0 Odd light appears in skies after SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket

The launch is taking place at the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, and is scheduled for a launch window beginning at 5:27 pm PST. Speaking with the Verge , SpaceX explained that rocket recovery decisions are made on a "case by case" basis but wouldn't go into greater detail about why this particular rocket won't be getting a new lease on life.

Research Bridge Crew Open To Non-VR Players
Author: 0 Bridge Crew Open To Non-VR Players

On PC, however, these graphical enhancements are available to any players with beefy enough specs, VR or non-VR. The update "includes support for Windows Mixed Reality head-mounted displays (HMDs)". Obviously, the VR players will get the full "Captain on the bridge" experience, but as far as gameplay goes, the two versions are one and the same. Ubisoft studio Red Storm released an update for Star Trek: Bridge Crew this week that removes the requirement that players must have a ...

Research New Zelda Game In Development
Author: 0 New Zelda Game In Development

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been extremely successful throughout the year, getting outstanding reviews and also winning awards in the gaming industry, such as the Game Awards "Game of the Year" title. After Breath of the Wild was delayed for long, Zelda fans should not be surprised to wait a while for the next title. The open world of Breath of the Wild is meant to stick around and the Zelda handheld team is going to stay separate from the larger Zelda team, ...

Research North Korea vows to retaliate over US ransomware accusation
Author: 0 North Korea vows to retaliate over US ransomware accusation

The spokesperson for the country said the allegations of North Korea staging such attacks are "absurd". But according to a spokesman from North Korea's foreign Ministry, the USA has made "absurd" allegations against the country and denies the claims completely.

Research Google's Pixel 2 XL is still experiencing crackling audio issues
Author: 0 Google's Pixel 2 XL is still experiencing crackling audio issues

On the other hand, the Google Pixel 2 XL 64GB which the company launched at Rs 73,000 is now available at Rs 67,999, and the 128GB which came with a price tag of Rs 82,000 is now selling at Rs 76,999. This doesn't limit the problem, however, as users who maintain a lower volume are still seemingly experiencing the same issue. The post, which has now garnered over one hundred replies, features a comment from a Community Specialist which advises affected users to boot their devices into safe ...

Author: 0 ARMS Gets Dr. Coyle

Coyle is the third new fighter added to Arms recently following Springton and Misango. Nintendo's Arms is still chugging on with a new update and a chunk of new content, with version 5.0 launching on December 21. For Grand Prix LV6 and lower, the computer will now get stronger as you get deeper into the Grand Prix. Meet Dr. Coyle, creator of the Party Crash program! Dr.

Author: 0 PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL), L Brands, Inc. (LB)

The firm's revenue was up 21.4% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that Paypal will post 1.37 EPS for the current fiscal year. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.24 and as high as 1.33. Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for PayPal Holdings, Inc . In other news, Director Rodney C. Adkins bought 6,750 shares of Paypal stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 8th.

Research UPS orders 125 electric Semi tractors from Tesla
Author: 0 UPS orders 125 electric Semi tractors from Tesla

The Tesla trucks will cost around $200,000 each for a total order of about $25 million. The Semi is created to run up to 500 miles on a single charge, and according to UPS, this will help in meeting the company's targets for reducing emissions and gasoline use.

Research Civilization 6 Is Now Available on iPad
Author: 0 Civilization 6 Is Now Available on iPad

The game is set to get its first huge expansion next year in Rise and Fall , but before then, Aspyr Media announced today that they have partnered with Firaxis and 2K to release Sid Meier's Civilization VI on iPad. If you've enjoyed Sid Meier's Civilization franchise on your PC and would love to be able to play the game on your mobile device, you'll be pleased to learn that Civilization VI has since been released for the iPad .

Author: 0 Apple could let developers release apps that work on iOS and Mac

Apple is looking to change this by giving people access to "a single set of apps" so that the divide in its product ecosystem is less jarring. These apps will work with either, a mouse and keyboard for the Mac or with a touchscreen on iPhones and iPads.

Research This Could Be Where Mars' Water Disappeared to
Author: 0 This Could Be Where Mars' Water Disappeared to

Scientists, meanwhile, have been working on the possibility of humans colonizing Mars. Meanwhile, the new study led by an global team of researchers concludes that the water is still there, locked into the planet's surface due to chemical reactions with its rocky crust.

Research Apple Slowing iPhones With Older Batteries to Prevent Shutdowns
Author: 0 Apple Slowing iPhones With Older Batteries to Prevent Shutdowns

Apple is responding to owners of older phones who have increasingly said they notice slower performance after they upgrade their devices' software. Replacing an iPhone battery is not easy to do, but professionals can do it quickly and at a much lower cost than purchasing a new phone.

Research NASA selects comet and Titan missions as New Frontiers finalists
Author: 0 NASA selects comet and Titan missions as New Frontiers finalists

The idea is to study Titan's atmosphere and methane oceans by flying from point to point during the eight days of the moon's daylight with the sample areas tens or even hundred of kilometers apart over a two-year period. A robotic mission will visit either Titan , a moon of Saturn, or a comet known as 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The mission would be managed by the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) of Johns Hopkins University, which would also build the spacecraft.

Research Creator of Litecoin Gets Rid of All of His Litecoins
Author: 0 Creator of Litecoin Gets Rid of All of His Litecoins

Lee says that his ownership of Litecoin as a cryptocurrency has created a conflict of interest . At the time of writing, litecoin - envisioned as an alternative to bitcoin - remained the fifth largest cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalisation, according to CoinMarketCap statistics .