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Microsoft confirms that "S mode" coming to existing Windows 10 versions

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While some of these portions will be nothing new, being available in current versions of Windows 10 , there will be two new categories added to the familiar mix: Inking & Typing and Find my device. Administrators in settings like schools will likely be able to lock devices in S Mode, though details are scarce for the time being. Preferably, by next year, it would be a mode that other surviving versions of Windows 10 could work in. Read More »

Microsoft's Surface Pro With LTE Is Now Up For Preorder

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Microsofts website now shows that the Surface Pro model with LTE is now available for preorder from any consumer. However, the entry of competing devices with Qualcomm's ARM-based processors was recently marketed with the advantage of LTE connectivity. Read More »

2CELLOS feat. Rimac C_Two: a auto alive with technology

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The front two wheels each use a single-speed gearbox, while the back wheels use a more complicated two-speed gearbox to assist with acceleration. Crash structures are formed from aluminum, and the body itself is pure carbon fiber. This means that under certain conditions, the vehicle can operate without human oversight. The batteries also pack a punch: The C_Two has a 120kWh battery providing 650 km (403.9 miles) of range. Read More »

Geralt Might Guest Star in a Non-Witcher Game Later This Year

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Plus, Bandai Namco published The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in Western Europe, Australia, and New Zealand, so the two companies are on fairly good terms. Bandai Namco has always been friendly to guest characters in their games. After all, a SoulCalibur 6 guest roster leak for PS4 and Xbox One has intimated that the former platform will have a Bloodborne figure as a visiting fighter, while the latter console will include a Killer Instinct brawler. Read More »

Apple to stop taking iTunes LP submissions as of this month

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While Apple apparently informed industry insiders of its decision two weeks ago, Metro shared the details of its letter titled "The End of iTunes LPs" today. Apple appears to be finally pulling the plug on its iTunes LP format this year. According to the company, shares have traded as high as $132.50 on private markets, which would give the company a valuation over $23 billion based on ordinary shares outstanding as of February 22. Read More »

Senate Advances Bill to Loosen Banking Rules, Revealing Democratic Split

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And, perhaps surprisingly, 17 Democratic senators voted to bring it to the floor. Democratic senators who are facing re-election this year in states won by Donald J. But unlike Warren, numerous measure's Democratic co-sponsors hail from rural states won by President Donald Trump. These " stadium banks ", as one Senate staffer dubbed them to The Intercept's David Dayen, are masquerading as small retail banks in order to swindle lawmakers into weakening vital economic protections. Read More »

Android P to make your phone a Bluetooth Keyboard or Mouse

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Today, we're also confident that Android P will finally add support for the Bluetooth HID device profile service, which will allow for your smartphone to be used as a Bluetooth keyboard or mouse. While the Android O Developer Preview was dropped on March 21st a year ago, the "P" dessert name could play a factor in landing the first preview on March 14, commonly celebrated as "Pi Day". Read More »

Cheniere Energy (LNG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Guggenheim

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Editas Medicine, Inc. operates as a genome editing company. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) has risen 15.94% since March 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 163.50% the S&P500. It also increased its holding in Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) by 1,698 shares in the quarter, for a total of 3,451 shares, and has risen its stake in International Business Machine (NYSE:IBM). Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Dual Aperture Camera Dominantes In DxOMark Benchmark

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The video score is 91, which DxOMark rates as among the best. If your device is more than three years old, you'll notice a big improvement in performance and picture quality from the camera . Available for customers in the USA via reservation today, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are set to arrive March 16. However, some of the features, including making it easier to fill forms or log in to websites , improved the user experience. Read More »

God of War PS4 Pro Bundle Announced

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It'll be released on the same day as the game, April 20, and will cost $400 in the United States (the same price as a standard PS4 Pro) or $500 CAD. Sony has announced a new PlayStation 4 Pro bundle for North America and Europe. The Nordic runes and letters are cool, however, apparently representing the in-game skill tree. I enjoyed every bit of the design process with Cory and the team, because we were united in our vision of what we wanted the custom PS4 Pro to embody. Read More »

CMU shooting suspect expected to be arraigned Monday

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According to a social media poster, "Eric was upset that they asked him to take out a student loan" and he allegedly murdered his parents because they could no longer afford to pay his university fees as they needed to plan for their own retirement. Read More »

A Blizzard tweet has everyone thinking Diablo is coming to Switch

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As always, don't trust this rumor wholly, as nothing about a Diablo 3 Switch port will be official until Blizzard makes it so. This was immediately followed by a whirlwind of speculation that Diablo 3 was on its way to the Switch . According to Eurogamer's sources, that was not true. The game has been incredibly successful for Blizzard, hitting 30 million units sold in 2015. Read More »

Amazon Whole Foods deliveries expand to two new cities

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The service first launched last month in Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia Beach with plans for continued expansion across the USA throughout 2018. The deal is potentially damaging for grocery delivery startup Instacart, which is worth over $3 billion itself and has partnered with Whole Foods for years. Read More »

Trump trade threats alarm German carmakers, hit investor morale

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President Trump warned of more trade actions in the form of "reciprocal taxes", the term he has used for imposing levies on imports from countries that charge higher tariffs on United States goods that what the U.S. Cars are Germany's largest industrial sector, employing roughly 800,000 people across the country and many thousands more around the world - including at major factories on U.S. Read More »

AMD Project ReSX improves Radeons' e-sports prowess

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AMD wants to tempt gamers who play popular esports titles to buy one of its graphics cards, rather than an Nvidia model, by focusing on eking out faster frame rates for games like Overwatch , PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ( PUBG ) and Dota 2 . Read More »

Toyota phasing out diesel cars by 2019

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Registrations have become increasingly weighted towards hybrids since 2015, when sales were split evenly between hybrids and diesels. Speaking about the decision to remove diesel engines from its passenger cars in Europe, Van Zyl added: "Customer demand is a clear sign that our petrol-electric hybrids are a strong and popular alternative". Read More »

GTA VI out 2022, set in Vice City claims rumour

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Incredibly, Grand Theft Auto V first arrived on last-gen consoles back in 2013, yet it continues to sell well and is played by millions, thanks mostly to its online mode. It's impossible to validate The Know's claims at this point, with Rockstar notoriously hush-hush about its upcoming games and all of its focus now on the upcoming release of Red Dead Redemption 2 . Read More »

Range Rover unveils luxury SV Coupe

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The SV Coupe comes with a 5.0-litre supercharged V-8 engine that gets 557 horsepower and can hit 60 miles per hour in five seconds. The new four-seater uses the same classic Range Rover design but has a tapered tail-end where you'd normally see the back doors. Read More »

Holder Strs Ohio Raised Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) Holding

Strs Ohio increased its stake in Microsoft Corp. Shares of Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) traded up $0.20 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $93.05. Stelac Advisory Services LLC now owns 2,033 shares of the software giant's stock worth $140,000 after purchasing an additional 387 shares during the period. Read More »

10 day long Emergency imposed in Sri Lanka

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Apart from that, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav are also not a part of the Indian squad. Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma-led team entered the tournament with the favourites tag, but they will be put to test by the hosts and Bangladesh as the Men in Blue will be without the likes of Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Read More »

Porsche reveals Mission E Cross Turismo electric vehicle

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It's 4.95 meters (nearly 195 inches) long, has all-wheel-drive system and combines dual motors with a total output of more than 600 horsepower (440 kilowatts). Furthermore, Porsche claims the concept boasts an unmatched level of continuous power, making possible multiple accelerations in direct succession without loss of performance. Read More »

Toyota Unveils Supra GTE Concept

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The front engine/rear-wheel drive GT sportscar remained in production until 2002, and in its final generation it was Toyota's most powerful production model. The doors are lined with carbon fiber panels and the dashboard includes a racing display. Like its predecessors, the new, fifth-generation Supra will take to the race track, although Toyota isn't saying when this will take place. Read More »

Volkswagen's ID Vizzion electric sedan aims for 2022 production

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Vizzion is VW's first concept to feature level 5 autonomous driving capability. But the occupants can also electrically darken the cabin for privacy. The interior of the I.D. Vizzion concept features four captain seat and thick carpeting. Under the floor, a 111-kilowatt-hour battery provides 413 miles of range in the European testing cycle. Read More »

Oscars 2018: These Hollywood stars are yet to win an Academy Award

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And referencing The Shape of Water - which sees a cleaning lady fall in love with a mysterious river creature - he quipped: "We will always remember this year as the year men screwed up so badly that women started dating fish". But the winners list exposed a gap between the on-stage rhetoric and reality. Beatty and Dunaway returned to the stage to see if they could get it right this time, but after they announced The Shape of Water , director Del Toro wanted to be 100% sure his film ... Read More »

Former Camden Student Charged In School Threat

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CAMDEN - New York State Police confirm to WKTV that Camden Central School District is closed today due to a threat. In the interest of student safety, the mayor decided that schools should close for the day. "It does not appear that there had been any ongoing planning for the event, but rather that the defendant was upset (Sunday) night about personal issues", troopers said in the release. Read More »

SpaceX targets early Tuesday launch from Cape Canaveral

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SpaceX Falcon 9 will launch the Hispasat 30W-6 satellite from Cape Canaveral early Tuesday morning. The rocket manufacturer pencilled in a two-hour launch window, starting at 12.33am EDT (5.33am GMT), after a pressurisation system issue postponed the launch. Read More »

Rainbow Six Siege cracking down on homophobia, racism

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Rainbow Six Siege is using a new system to target in-game homophobic and racial slurs, Ubisoft has recently confirmed. The ban will apply to the in-game chat, whether in voice or in text. The company's code of conduct forbids "any language or content deemed illegal, dangerous, threatening, abusive, obscene, vulgar, defamatory, hateful, racist, sexist, ethically offensive or constituting harassment". Read More »