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Tech Microsoft testing Cortana within Outlook for iOS and Android
Author: 0 Microsoft testing Cortana within Outlook for iOS and Android

Microsoft is working on Cortana integration with apps for a while now and it looks like the company is now working on adding Cortana Integration to Outlook. The efforts of integrating Cortana into iOS and Android would be headed by the recently appointed corporate vice president of Cortana , Javier Soltero.

Tech Spotify cautioning users of hacked apps
Author: 0 Spotify cautioning users of hacked apps

A Spotify rep confirmed that the company has sent the notices to applicable users but was unable to provide info about how many users were sent the warnings. Spotify also doesn't talk about the specific abnormalities, but it goes without saying if you've received an email then it's possible you are using anything but the official Spotify app from the Google Play Store .

Tech Toyota GR Supra Concept heralds the car's return after 16 years
Author: 0 Toyota GR Supra Concept heralds the car's return after 16 years

Both the windscreen and side windows on the GR Supra Racing Concept (GR stands for Gazoo Racing) are made of plastic. It does, however, hint that the Supra could become another addition to racetracks in the future. The hood is crafted from the same material and features louvred air inlets. BBS racing wheels with centre-nut attachment are fitted with Michelin racing tyres.

Tech Apple planning cheaper MacBook Air, report says
Author: 0 Apple planning cheaper MacBook Air, report says

But according to a report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via MacRumors ), the MacBook Air isn't dead just yet. They want to have a good reason to make it worthwhile for them to buy. Many of those who can afford it are also of the opinion that the product is not worth the cost due to the fact that the laptop doesn't really offer much difference in terms of features and specifications compared to its predecessors.

Tech Derby student arrested after a weapon found on school property
Author: 0 Derby student arrested after a weapon found on school property

Kingston K-14 is in Cadet, Missouri, north of Potosi, in Washington County. Counselors will be available for students and staff Tuesday morning when students returned to classes. "It's to affirm the importance of school safety". "We don't want any more of these school shootings, and we just want it to end and we feel, if the adults will not take action, then we will." added Clark.

Tech Instagram Could Be Developing Its Own Portrait Mode Feature
Author: 0 Instagram Could Be Developing Its Own Portrait Mode Feature

According to TechCrunch , there are numerous references to voice and video calls in the latest Instagram Android Package (APK) files. But it looks like Instagram might also be similar to Snapchat, too. A representative from Instagram told the paper: "I'm afraid we can't comment on that". After all, Facebook Messenger has millions of users, daily, who appreciate not only the text chat but make video and voice calls as well.

Tech These Pizza Hut Shoes Let You Order Pizza From Your Sneakers
Author: 0 These Pizza Hut Shoes Let You Order Pizza From Your Sneakers

This is facilitated through a Bluetooth connection between your phone and the Pie Tops app, in which the button acts as a controller of sorts. Fifty pairs will be available to purchase through HBX for an unspecified price sometime during the week of March 19th, and additional shoes will be given away via social media.

Tech Xiaomi CEO plots USA smartphone entries as early as this year
Author: 0 Xiaomi CEO plots USA smartphone entries as early as this year

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal , CEO Lei Jun said Xiaomi phones could arrive as soon as late 2018 or early 2019. "We plan to start entering the market by end 2018, or by early 2019". As for Xiaomi, it may have to face the same anti-Chinese sentiment but Xiaomi's head of global business Wang Xiang is optimistic because the company has always been open and has a lot of fans clamoring for Xiaomi to come.

Tech Here's how much snow to expect in MA on Wednesday
Author: 0 Here's how much snow to expect in MA on Wednesday

Heavy snow is possible and travel will be hard, especially during Thursday morning's commute. A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow will make travel very hazardous or impossible. This will change rain to snow nearly everywhere. With temperatures climbing back up to the double digits, the snow and ice also mostly melted but left a great deal of damage to water and electricity networks.

Tech Google is selling Zagat to restaurant review site The Infatuation
Author: 0 Google is selling Zagat to restaurant review site The Infatuation

Meanwhile, New York City based The Infatuation has grown to be a sort of modern-day version of Zagat , for an era in which people hunt for restaurant recommendations on their smartphones, not in physical books. " The Infatuation is an innovative company that will be a terrific home for the Zagat brand". The company had been rumored to be courting a buyer since early this year.

Tech What Apple Employees Told 911 After Walking Into Glass Walls
Author: 0 What Apple Employees Told 911 After Walking Into Glass Walls

Transcripts of the calls, obtained by the San Francisco Chronicle , confirm reports last month that the transparent design was proving problematic at the so-called "spaceship" campus. Cupertino building inspector Albert Salvador told CBS San Francisco that Apple has addressed the issue by sticking small white markers on the glass panes and that, since then, there haven't been any more 911 calls.

Tech Navjot Scripts History at Asian Wrestling Championships with Gold
Author: 0 Navjot Scripts History at Asian Wrestling Championships with Gold

She defeated Imai Miyu of Japan 9-1 in the final of women's 65 kg freestyle. She was impressive throughout her final bout as she recorded a convincing win. "When she got the job in railways, she would support the education of our younger brother Yuvraj." the elder sister adds. India have won gold medals at the Commonwealth Games but the competition at the Asian Games and Asian Championships have been daunting with the Chinese and Japanese wrestlers dominating the show.

Tech Google to launch Android P developer preview in mid-March
Author: 0 Google to launch Android P developer preview in mid-March

Personally I have a hard time picturing Google engineers letting a perfectly reasonable joke like releasing Android P on Pi Day go by, but then again they may find not releasing it on Pi Day to be equally amusing in messing with our expectations.

Tech After This Update, YouTube Vloggers Will No Longer Need a Green Screen
Author: 0 After This Update, YouTube Vloggers Will No Longer Need a Green Screen

For the moment, this feature is available only on the limited Beta " stories ". Though the feature is not flawless yet, it works well for a simple beta. This tool is supposed to identify the background parts that need to be replaced, and at the same time to leave the foreground unchanged. Google claims the training set has an accuracy of 94.8%, notes Digital Trends.

Tech Nokia 9, Nokia 8 Pro to reportedly launch later this year
Author: 0 Nokia 9, Nokia 8 Pro to reportedly launch later this year

The front of the phone bears a 5.5-inch OLED display with a QHD resolution. Meanwhile, the Nokia 8 Pro is expected to be launched somewhere near August and it will be running on the latest Snapdragon 845 chipset just like any of this year's top-end smartphones.

Tech Billy Graham remembered for humility at home and on crusades
Author: 0 Billy Graham remembered for humility at home and on crusades

Last week, Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles declared that March 2, 2018 will be known as "Billy Graham Day" in the Queen City. Graham's children are expected to speak during the service, and Franklin Graham , his oldest son and successor as head of the BGEA, will deliver the funeral message.

Tech Amazing HTC U12 specs leak reveals just about everything
Author: 0 Amazing HTC U12 specs leak reveals just about everything

It will be launching the HTC U12 as the successor to last year's HTC U11 . HTC, unlike a few smartphone makers , chose to skip any MWC 2018 launches. It will be IP68 rated for water and dust resistance, a staple for modern-day flagship phones. The HTC U12 will be backed by a 3,420mAh non-removable battery and will support fast charging technology.

Tech 27999 on March 7
Author: 0 27999 on March 7

Xiaomi , the Chinese brand that makes some of the most popular smartphones, accessories and consumer electronics, had announced its new range of 4K HDR TVs in China past year. In addition to the 43-inch Mi TV 4C, the Mi TV 4A model is also likely to make its way to the market this week. Touted as the world's slimmest LED TV, Mi LED Smart TV 4 comes with a 4.9mm thin display panel while the base is thickest at 48mm.