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Research Twitter COO Anthony Noto resigns to become CEO at SoFi
Author: 0 Twitter COO Anthony Noto resigns to become CEO at SoFi

Former Goldman Sachs executive and NFL CFO Anthony Noto played a key role in helping Twitter become a public company before eventually joining as CFO in 2014 . Scott Kessler, who covers Twitter for CFRA Research, said in a note to clients on Monday that Noto's departure "would be a significant loss" for the company.

Research Microsoft launches Xbox One X in India on January 23
Author: 0 Microsoft launches Xbox One X in India on January 23

The new Xbox One X is smaller than the Xbox One X and still punches 40 percent more power. Nonetheless, when we reviewed the Xbox One X around its global launch we noted that it's a superlative option right now. They specifically pointed out Sea of Thieves , Crackdown 3 and State of Decay 2 as titles that will be available at launch , which is like a large chunk of the upcoming Xbox One exclusive titles scheduled for the foreseeable future.

Research A Fb engineer invented a brand new unit of time
Author: 0 A Fb engineer invented a brand new unit of time

Facebook has announced a new unit of time called Flicks . Short for "frame-tick" if you're willing to overlook the absence of the letter "l" from either word, a flick lasts 1/705,600,000 of a second. The idea is that flicks can be used to measure the individual durations of frames in a video using integers (whole numbers to maths haters) rather than decimals to ensure the frames are all in sync.

Author: 0 Apple's HomePod release date is February 9, pre-orders open on Friday

The company's Tuesday release says that the HomePod uses "spatial awareness to sense its location in the room" and "automatically adjusts the audio to sound great wherever it is placed". There is a seven-tweeter array in the base of the device and six microphones nestled in the body, and is created to adjust its sound according to the local environment.

Research Did NASA Remove This Astronaut From an ISS Mission Because It's Racist?
Author: 0 Did NASA Remove This Astronaut From an ISS Mission Because It's Racist?

As of Monday evening, the MoveOn.org petition had more than 1,200 signatures. The existing astronaut corps is now in training for future space station missions. She has been replaced by her backup, Serena Aunon-Chancellor. "Long before Jeanette Epps was pulled from her upcoming space station expedition, astronauts such as Ken Mattingly in 1970 and Don Thomas in 2002 were reassigned due to medical issues, while Mark Lee was pulled from a 2001 space station assembly shuttle mission for ...

Research Rust will leave Steam Early Access on February 8
Author: 0 Rust will leave Steam Early Access on February 8

So if you've been holding off on picking Rust up for whatever reason, it seems like you'l be saving yourself some money if you do so before February 8. "Please try not to compare the game to some other finished game or some idealised version you have in your head. Obviously, we don't consider that we're actually entering Alpha, this is an example", he clarified.

Research GALLERY: Best pictures from the Patriots AFC Championship win over the Jaguars
Author: 0 GALLERY: Best pictures from the Patriots AFC Championship win over the Jaguars

The Patriots appeared to have run out of luck as they entered the final quarter down 20-10, but two touchdowns from Danny Amendola from Brady passes saw them edge the AFC Championship game 24-20. "Chung, I've talked about Chung a lot ". Jacksonville quarterback Blake Bortles threw for 293 yards and one touchdown. "Guys are upset", Bortles said.

Research By 2020 One Million People Will Have Been Enhanced Digitally- Facebook
Author: 0 By 2020 One Million People Will Have Been Enhanced Digitally- Facebook

According to Sheryl Sandberg , Facebook's Chief Operating Officer stated that many people are anxious that despite the ongoing digital revolutions, many people are still behind the technology. It has also set a goal of training 1 million people and business owners in Europe by 2020. Facebook in November 2017 announced a similar digital training program in 30 United States cities.

Research Local health unit warns against Tide pod challenge
Author: 0 Local health unit warns against Tide pod challenge

College Humor also got in on the joke in 2017 with a video entitled 'Don't Eat the Laundry Pods. It has to be one of P&G's worst nightmares-kids are popping Tide Pods in their mouths as part of a Tide Pod Challenge that's been sweeping YouTube , Snapchat and Instagram.

Research Android 8.1 Will Show the Connection Speed of Public Wi-Fi Networks
Author: 0 Android 8.1 Will Show the Connection Speed of Public Wi-Fi Networks

When it comes to new features, Android 8.0 hasn't been much of an exciting update. Google's solution is to provide speed labels, and it seems like this feature will be rolling out to Android 8.1 users in the near future. Very Fast: You can stream very high-quality videos . If the network is password protected, there's a good chance you wouldn't have been able to use it anyway.

Research The Overwatch League Issues Player Suspension Over Homophobic Insult
Author: 0 The Overwatch League Issues Player Suspension Over Homophobic Insult

The insult came after an Outlaws player, Austin Wilmot (aka Muma) parodied one of Lengyel's catch phrases following Houston's triumph. 'The Overwatch League takes standards of player behavior seriously, whether during league play or otherwise, and is committed to responding swiftly when violations occur, ' said a statement.

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Author: 0 Assassin's Creed Origins DLC "The Hidden Ones" Detailed By Ubisoft

The Hidden Ones , according to Ubisoft , will be a short mission that takes place a few years after the events of Assassin's Creed Origins , making it a pseudo-sequel. The Discovery Tour is a completely educational mode that transforms the game into a "violence-free living museum". The Curse of the Pharaohs focuses on Egyptian mythology, pitting players against famous pharaohs and Egyptian beasts, as they investigate the cause of the curse that has brought the dead pharaohs back to life.

Research Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' coming on January 31
Author: 0 Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' coming on January 31

It will be a blue moon because the eclipse will happen on the second full moon of the month. It's the first time since 1866 that a blue moon total lunar eclipse has occurred. The last time a blue moon , blood moon and super moon could be viewed from India was 35 years ago, on December 30, 1982. That wasn't a Blue Moon eclipse for the Americas, however.

Research Milwaukee Bucks fire head coach Jason Kidd
Author: 0 Milwaukee Bucks fire head coach Jason Kidd

Bucks assistant coach Joe Prunty will take over as interim coach, beginning during Monday night's game against the Phoenix Suns . "We believe that a fresh approach and a change in leadership are needed to continue elevating our talented team toward the next level, bringing us closer to our goal of competing for championships".

Research Meltdown: Intel now asking everyone to skip flawed firmware updates
Author: 0 Meltdown: Intel now asking everyone to skip flawed firmware updates

Instead, these partners should "focus efforts on testing early versions of the updated solution so we can accelerate its release". Some users have experienced "higher system reboots" after applying updates to Intel processor firmware to address possible Meltdown and Spectre attack scenarios, Intel explained back on January 11.

Research Sonic Creator Yuji Naka Joins Square Enix; Will Work on Game Development
Author: 0 Sonic Creator Yuji Naka Joins Square Enix; Will Work on Game Development

The veteran developer rose to prominence during the '90s, and led the Sonic Team at Sega after helping establish the franchise by programming the original Sonic the Hedgehog on Sega Genesis. While it's not now announced what game or project Naka is working on. As revealed on Twitter, Naka joined Square Enix this month. He also programmed all of the main Sonic games until 1994's Sonic & Knuckles.

Research Microsoft partners with Lenovo for cheap school laptops
Author: 0 Microsoft partners with Lenovo for cheap school laptops

Chromebooks have acquired a strong presence in the education sector, a movement Microsoft began to respond to previous year. Last May, Microsoft fired its shot across the bow with Windows 10 S - a dumbed-down version of its operating system meant to take on the Chromebook with ultra-cheap hardware.