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Technology Final New Year auction held at Tsukiji market
Author: 0 Final New Year auction held at Tsukiji market

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) reported that all bluefin tuna populations, including Atlantic bluefin tuna, Pacific bluefin tuna and Southern bluefin tuna, were declining severely due to overfishing and illegal fishing over the past few decades.

Technology Nintendo Will Unbundle Neon Pink and Green Joy-Cons
Author: 0 Nintendo Will Unbundle Neon Pink and Green Joy-Cons

A year ago when Splatoon 2 was announced, it was also revealed that Nintendo would be launching a Splatoon 2 Nintendo Switch bundle . Today, Nintendo of America has confirmed that, though the release date we initially thought turned out to just be the announcement date.

Technology Rep. Cummings has medical procedure
Author: 0 Rep. Cummings has medical procedure

Cummings has served in Congress since 1996 and is the top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee. It's unclear how long he'll remain hospitalized. Cummings' office says he is resting comfortably and expects a full recovery. Rockeymoore Cummings was one of nine Democrats who are vying for the nomination in a bid to unseat the Republican incumbent, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan.

Technology Sensex marks first gain of 2018, rebounds 176 pts
Author: 0 Sensex marks first gain of 2018, rebounds 176 pts

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. Sensex was up 147.65 points at 33,960.40 and the 50-share National Stock Exchange ( NSE ) Nifty gained 55.60 points at 10,491.10. Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth a net of ₹ 212.05 crore, while Domestic Institutional Investors (DIIs) made ...

Technology Intel chief sold shares after company told of bugs
Author: 0 Intel chief sold shares after company told of bugs

The shares were sold in accordance with a SEC Rule 10b5-1 plan, which is meant to prevent illegal insider trading by allowing company executives to create predetermined, automatic selling plans. Krzanich sold $24 million in stocks and options back on November 29 although an Intel spokesperson claims the sale was part of a planned divestiture program (PDP) and had nothing to do with the vulnerabilities .

Technology Extreme cold warning issued for Toronto by Environment Canada
Author: 0 Extreme cold warning issued for Toronto by Environment Canada

The extreme cold will continue until Saturday morning. The anticipated cold led to Environment Canada issuing an extreme cold warning. The reprieve from the deep freeze appears to be a brief one. "Frostbite can develop within minutes on explosed skin, especially with wind chill", Environment Canada states. The weather agency also reminds residents if it's too cold for you to stay outside, it's too cold for your pet to stay outside.

Technology When Will the Storm Hit, And How Much Snow Will You Get?
Author: 0 When Will the Storm Hit, And How Much Snow Will You Get?

Forecasters say the Northeast states will see threatening hurricane-force winter wind gusts and blinding snow. The storm is the product of a rapid and rare plunge in barometric pressure that some weather forecasters are referring to as bombogenesis, or the so-called " bomb cyclone ".

Technology Apple affords cheaper iPhone battery substitute after slowdown controversy
Author: 0 Apple affords cheaper iPhone battery substitute after slowdown controversy

Apple will be significantly affected by its decision to offer $29 battery replacements to address the iPhone battery controversy, as the company stands to lose iPhone sales worth over $10 billion. There is no reason for the price difference. "Still, it is hard to understand why the cost is so high". Some of the claimants argue that they would have opted to replace their phone batteries‚ rather than buying a new phone‚ if they had been told by Apple that a battery replacement would have ...

Technology Android malware imitates Uber layout to steal login details
Author: 0 Android malware imitates Uber layout to steal login details

Android.banker.A9480 malware gets circulated via a fake Flash Player app on third-party stores, Quick Heal said. Alongside passwords, one aim of the software - which is circulating on third-party markets - is to steal credit card details , which are often entered into mobile applications.

Technology Spotify Hits 70 Million Paid Subscriber Mark
Author: 0 Spotify Hits 70 Million Paid Subscriber Mark

Spotify is also the target of a $1.6 billion lawsuit from Wixen Music Publishing , alleging that the music streaming service failed to obtain necessary "mechanical licenses" for many songs in its catalog. The Swedish company is expected to directly list on the New York Stock Exchange , avoiding the road show that usually proceeds an IPO. Spotify launched in 2008 and Apple Music came on the scene in 2015.

Technology WhatsApp and Instagram could be getting a new 'killer feature' in 2018
Author: 0 WhatsApp and Instagram could be getting a new 'killer feature' in 2018

WhatsApp users in India sent a record over 20 billion messages to exchange greetings on New Year's Eve, the Facebook-owned company said on Thursday. According to phone review website, Phone Arena, it is easy for Facebook to bring Instagram Stories to WhatsApp because of WhatsApp's ability to be integrated with within other apps.

Author: 0 Apple says all Macs and iOS devices affected by chip flaws

Apple and AMD did not immediately respond to requests for comment. " Intel believes these exploits do not have the potential to corrupt, modify or delete data". Ben Johnson, co-founder and chief strategist for cyber security firm Carbon Black, said the delay in updating customers about whether Apple's devices are at risk could affect Apple's drive to get more business customers to adopt its hardware.

Technology Burnout Paradise Remaster rumoured for release on PS4 and Xbox One
Author: 0 Burnout Paradise Remaster rumoured for release on PS4 and Xbox One

According to a report, with information from the Twitter account, Renka_schedule , which reports on video game releases in Japan, the HD Remaster of Burnout Paradise will arrive on PS4. So far, EA has not made an official announcement, but it looks like there could be one coming very soon. Take me down to the Paradise city right now, because England is ruddy cold this time of year.

Technology Lenovo's refreshed ThinkPads are lighter and thinner than ever
Author: 0 Lenovo's refreshed ThinkPads are lighter and thinner than ever

The ThinkPad X280 can also be spec'ed up to similar standards, although doesn't have the Yoga flip-style design. Furthermore, the L-series is 13 inches thick, and it is meant to facilitate the users who want a laptop in a more portable design compared to the 14-inch and 15-inch versions.

Technology Amazon set to bid for Premier League streaming rights
Author: 0 Amazon set to bid for Premier League streaming rights

Its interest comes as no surprise to media analyst Richard Broughton, of Ampere Analysis, who said Amazon is "very likely" to bid for one of the smaller packages in the upcoming auction for Premier League live rights for broadcast in the United Kingdom.

Technology Taco Bell adding $1 Nacho Fries to its menu
Author: 0 Taco Bell adding $1 Nacho Fries to its menu

The standard order will come with nacho cheese for dipping, in place of the usual ketchup. They can be upgraded to a supreme or Bell Grande status (for $2.49 and $3.49, respectively), and topped with beef, sour cream, and pico de gallo. There have been rumors about Taco Bell serving fries for several years now, especially since they used to serve them in Mexico back when they had locations there.

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Author: 0 "LG to Manufacture 6.5" OLED Displays for Apple's Next iPhone

That's essentially what iStore is telling South African iPhone owners in the wake of news from the USA that Apple has offered to slash the price of out-of-warranty replacement batteries from the usual $79 to just $29. Slower battery issues affect the iPhone 6, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE , iPhone 7, iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone 7 Plus . I think the knock-on effect of cheap batteries will extend beyond the end of 2018 when Apple's offer ends.

Technology OnePlus 5T Sandstone White hands-on
Author: 0 OnePlus 5T Sandstone White hands-on

The listing header clearly mentions "A plus mobile phone 5T (A5010) 8GB +128GB Sandstone White Netcom Dual SIM dual standby mobile Unicom Telecom 4G mobile phone". OnePlus will reveal the pricing and availability of the new Sandstone variant at the launch event in China tomorrow. The Sandstone OnePlus 5T ll officially launch on January 5.