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Technology Dow Jones plummets 1150 points - its largest single-day drop ever
Author: 0 Dow Jones plummets 1150 points - its largest single-day drop ever

In that time period, the indexes average returns of at least 1.5 percent. Back in crypto-land, nervous cryptocurrency holders were hit with some more bad news from the real world, when some major banks (JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, and Citigroup) declared that they will not let customers buy cryptocurrencies with their issued credit cards.

Technology Cisco, Apple, Aon, Allianz Partner for Cyber-Risk Management
Author: 0 Cisco, Apple, Aon, Allianz Partner for Cyber-Risk Management

If a business is attacked, Cisco and Aon will provide incident response services to help business get back on their feet as quickly as possible following a malware attack. Cisco and Apple have collaborated extensively in the wireless and security spaces, Mr. Ulevitch said. iPhones, iPads and Macs give employees the "best experiences at work with the strong security that businesses need", according to Apple.

Technology Capcom Vancouver Suffers Layoffs, Next Dead Rising Game Not Yet Greenlit
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According to an anonymous source that spoke to Kotaku , fifty people were fired from the team. Dead Rising 4 ditches a lot of the series traditional trappings for a more polished and focused zombie-slaying adventure. The unannounced game that was cancelled was still an early prototype and wasn't greenlit yet, but it was meant to be a "third-person action-adventure game set in an alternate reality version of NY", according to the source speaking with Kotaku.

Technology HTC U11+ with HTC Edge Sense Technology & Android Oreo Launched in India
Author: 0 HTC U11+ with HTC Edge Sense Technology & Android Oreo Launched in India

Powering the phone is a 2.45GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with Adreno 540 GPU. The Taiwanese company's first smartphone with an edge-to-edge display has launched in India. On the software front, it runs Android 8.0 Oreo with SenseUI out-of-the-box. For the front, you will get an 8-megapixel sensor with an 85-degree field of view, f/2.0 aperture.

Technology EE trains customer service staff in online safety
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The figures are published to coincide with Safer Internet Day today, and come as CyberSafeIreland calls for a national campaign to raise awareness among parents and teachers about online risks, similar to those to road safety and healthy eating.

Technology Fed's Yellen to join Brookings Institution
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The U.S. Senate in late January approved his appointment to lead the central bank for four years. While Powell, who was officially sworn in on Monday, is widely expected to continue numerous cautious policy approaches championed by Yellen during her time in the role, a new Fed Chair can nevertheless contribute a level of uncertainty into the economic landscape.

Technology Deportivo La Coruna Names Clarence Seedorf As Coach Till End Of Season
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Seedorf succeeds Cristobal Parralo, who was sacked on Sunday after 18th-place Deportivo endured a 0-5 loss to Real Sociedad, Efe news agency, quoted the La Liga club as saying on Monday. Deportivo sacked Cristobal Parralo on Sunday after a 5-0 loss at Real Sociedad . He won La Liga in 1997 and the Champions League title a year later.

Technology Android Nougat is the Most-used Version of Android
Author: 0 Android Nougat is the Most-used Version of Android

Per Google's Platform Versions page, the latest and greatest version of the company's mobile operating system finally has 1.1 percent adoption. The version was at 0.7% in last month's OS distribution table. Those Android versions that have a share of less than 0.1% haven't been included in this distribution chart. Meanwhile, Essential said that it is holding off on updating the PH-1 until Android 8.1.

Technology Galaxy S9 Price Leak Suggests £100 Increase In The UK
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But we're not convinced that this is going to happen. Competing with the likes of Apple and Samsung , Huawei maintained a top position as its latest releases featured artificial intelligence (AI). Reports say the Galaxy S9 will be 5.77 inches and the S9 Plus will be 6.22-inches. But as the sensor size and megapixels are the same as the Galaxy S8, the image quality improvements are likely to come with better software and wider aperture.

Technology Sony Introduces New Gold Wireless Headset For PS4 and PS VR
Author: 0 Sony Introduces New Gold Wireless Headset For PS4 and PS VR

Everything that customers loved about the old Gold Wireless Headset has been retained while it gets a sleek new design with refined over-ear cushions that make it more comfortable for long gaming sessions. Look for the new and improved Gold headset in the coming weeks, though there isn't a concrete date for its release just yet. According to the US PlayStation blog , the headset will be released in the "coming weeks" for $99.99, while the United Kingdom blog states that the headset will be ...

Technology This gigabit LTE capable smartphone could be the HTC U12
Author: 0 This gigabit LTE capable smartphone could be the HTC U12

However, This U12 can boast up to gigabit download speeds, which isn't new as the HTC U11 already does that. A mystery phone from HTC has been showcased at a 5G event in Taiwan last week. HTC revealed the U11 in May of 2017, so it's possible the company will show off this device around the same time. At the moment, the mystery phone can deliver an nearly 1 Gbps download speed (809.58 Mbps).

Technology Super Bowl 2018: The Best Commercials From Sunday's Big Game
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Companies spend as much as $5 million to show a 30-second ad during the Super Bowl , so the pressure is on to connect to viewers with memorable, often amusing messages. The pros at AdWeek also ranked commercials from Amazon and the National Football League among their top five ads for Super Bowl 2018. At the time, Amazon filed a patent titled "Audible command filtering" talking of the techniques to refrain Alexa from waking up "as part of a broadcast watched by a large population ...

Technology HP shows off virtual reality kit for professional devs
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But the headset is being launched alongside the HP Z4 desktop workstation, which now includes access to Intel's beefiest consumer processors, the 18-core Core i9-7980XE . The new models of the Z4 Workstation are available now, and they start at $1,499. To elevate this, HP is sharing its VR Launch Kit for Unreal Engine, a suite of tools based on the Unreal Engine.

Technology TVS Motor forays into 125cc scooter segment
Author: 0 TVS Motor forays into 125cc scooter segment

With exciting design and smart features , we are confident that TVS NTORQ 125 will carve a niche in the scooter segment across the globe". Vinay Harne, President NPI, TVS Motor Company told the indianexpress.com that the display TVS has used on the NTORQ 125 is not a TFT one, but a regular LCD screen, which is adaptive at night.

Technology Mark Zuckerberg Sees Decrease of Facebook Usage but He's Ok with That
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Just from 2016 - 2017, daily "social media usage of global internet users amounted to 135 minutes per day, up from 126 daily minutes", Statista notes - and experts think there will be more total social media usage in future years. Zuckerberg commented, "We have a responsibility to fully understand how our services are used and to do everything we can to amplify the good". That's all part of Facebook's sweeping changes to ensure people are spending quality time instead of passively ...

Technology The Hall calls for Dawkins, but Lynch must wait another year
Author: 0 The Hall calls for Dawkins, but Lynch must wait another year

We had some good, good battles. But at their best, there were few players ever able to strike fear in defenses as much as Moss and Owens, who were both all-decade selections for the 2000s. While his attitude and ego were controversial at times, Owens ranks 2nd all-time in receiving yards and 3rd in receiving touchdowns. Lewis is widely considered one of the greatest middle linebackers, winning two AP Defensive Player of the Year awards and earning eight All-Pro selections.