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N. Korea to send top-level delegation to closing of Winter Games

N. Korea to send top-level delegation to closing of Winter Games Mr Kim also heads the United Front Department, the North Korean office responsible for handling inter-Korean affairs. This month, the Unification Ministry said it approved a record budget of about $2.6 million to host the 418 North Korean delegates who did not appear in competition - nearly $6,200 each. [Full Article...]

ED seizes assets worth Rs 94.5cr of Nirav Modi, Choksi

ED seizes assets worth Rs 94.5cr of Nirav Modi, Choksi The note sent by the bank's head office in New Delhi to all regional offices on February 17 also stated any SWIFT message will have to be created, verified and authorized by three different officers, starting Thursday. He also said PNB had jeopardized its chances of recovering the sums owed by going public with its allegations. He was on Wednesday presented in a special CBI court in Mumbai whi... [Full Article...]

Mario Odyssey's first big update arrives, brings us Luigi's Balloon World

Mario Odyssey's first big update arrives, brings us Luigi's Balloon World Curiously, the post also mentions that more new outfits are planned in future updates , which is certainly a positive sign for Nintendo's continued support of the game. I know people are down on Nintendo DLC, but I hope a major expansion is in the works that adds a world or two to Odyssey . Adjustments have been made to the Jump-Rope Challenge along with a number of other areas of the game t... [Full Article...]

Publication of Net Neutrality Rule Prompts Challenge by 24 States

Publication of Net Neutrality Rule Prompts Challenge by 24 States Amy Spitalnick, a spokeswoman for New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, told BuzzFeed News in an email that the New York attorney general's suit, which is expected to be joined by over 20 state attorneys general, would be filed by Thursday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Airbnb Plus Will Make Sure Your Rental Isn't a Dump

Airbnb Plus Will Make Sure Your Rental Isn't a Dump Hoteliers and B&Bs have always been listing their rooms on the platform, but the company is adding extra search categories for users who are not looking to rent someone's home or room. "We finally think we have a home for everyone", Chesky said as he ran through the new offerings, which will begin coming online over the next several months. [Full Article...]

Samsung has resumed releases of Android O update for Galaxy S8

Samsung has resumed releases of Android O update for Galaxy S8 It's likely that other global markets will follow in the coming days and weeks, with unlocked devices being the first to receive the new Android 8.0 build. All this news was delivered through the company's official Twitter handle. Today's leaked S9 Plus price pins bigger phone's cost at €997, which converts to roughly £880. [Full Article...]

Facebook Messenger Lets Users Add People to In-Progress Calls

Facebook Messenger Lets Users Add People to In-Progress Calls Thanks to a small new feature, this is now a thing of the past. Now, all you need to is tap the screen while you're chatting , select the "add person" icon that pops up, and then select the person you'd like to add to your call. The new feature is now available with the latest Android and iOS Messenger update. This latest update is a part of Facebook's plan, which it announced back in Janua... [Full Article...]

Blizzard using in-game rewards to promote Overwatch League streams on Twitch

Blizzard using in-game rewards to promote Overwatch League streams on Twitch Overwatch League viewers can receive free League Tokens just by watching live matches on Twitch and some new skins can be unlocked by Cheering during matches according to a post on the Twitch blog . Also being introduced as part of the experience as League Tokens. "Each time a map concludes during a live broadcast, eligible viewers will earn a League Token", reads the announcement. [Full Article...]

My PlayStation gives users web access to their PSN profile

My PlayStation gives users web access to their PSN profile At the moment there aren't any functions outside of those that were already possible on the PlayStation app, but this adds some choice to proceedings, allowing those who didn't want to download it to still access their PSN profile on the go. [Full Article...]

Dow drops 254, Walmart worst day since 1988

Dow drops 254, Walmart worst day since 1988 Earlier in Asia, Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 1 percent, while Australia's S&P/ASX 200 inched lower. Shares are almost 6% below the entry and the break of the 50-day line should cause investors who bought near 100.23 to consider cutting losses short. [Full Article...]

Ferrari 488 Pista Preps for Geneva

Ferrari 488 Pista Preps for Geneva To get it ready for the track , Ferrari's engineers managed to remove 198 pounds from the car's weight to bring it down to only 2,822 pounds. These cars are just as much about theatre as outright performance , though, so figures are only half the story. [Full Article...]

Christian Evangelist Billy Graham dead at 99

Christian Evangelist Billy Graham dead at 99 He was willing to have an irenic spirit toward people whom he disagreed with. He loved going really fast in my boat. Well, Billy can look back on his life and be absolutely assured that he has impacted millions of lives for eternity, ' Gifford said in a tribute to Graham . [Full Article...]

Electric vehicle boom drives Apple to stock up on cobalt

Electric vehicle boom drives Apple to stock up on cobalt Cobalt's conducive properties made it an attractive component for rechargeable batteries . There are fears that battery-material supplies will become scarce as the number of electric vehicles increases. Companies from BMW AG and Volkswagen AG to Samsung SDI Co. are racing to sign multiyear cobalt contracts to ensure they have sufficient supplies of the metal to meet ambitious targets for electr... [Full Article...]

Qualcomm's Latest HMD Reference Design Features Adreno Foveation, Snapdragon 845 SoC

Qualcomm's Latest HMD Reference Design Features Adreno Foveation, Snapdragon 845 SoC With the 845, devices can support higher-res displays, with "more than twice as much display throughput compared to the Snapdragon 835 mobile platform", according to the company's announcement. These include Xiaomi, OnePlus, vivo, OPPO, Motorola, ASUS, ZTE, Nubia, Smartisan and Blackshark, among some of which are planning to optimize AI applications using the AI Engine on future flagship smartph... [Full Article...]

Windows on ARM will not be full fat

The performance of emulated Win32 apps also remains a big question, and we won't really have the answer until Asus and HP ship their first Windows 10 on ARM PCs later this year. Apps that customize the Windows experience may not work correctly: Some input method editors (IMEs), assistive technologies, and cloud storage apps may not work correctly. [Full Article...]

Florida school shooting survivor to Trump: "Shame on you".

Florida school shooting survivor to Trump: On March 24, the kids and families of March For Our Lives will take to the streets of Washington, DC to demand their lives and safety become a priority. President Trump visited victims of the shooting Friday and vowed to tackle mental-illness issues, but many say that isn't enough. We are not safe in our cities and towns. [Full Article...]

Metal Gear Survive is now available on Xbox One

Metal Gear Survive is now available on Xbox One KonamiUnlike its predecessors, " Metal Gear Survive " has players facing off against hordes of zombie-like creatures. Firstly, according to the press release that Konami sent out, folks will be able to play the game on PS4 and Xbox One , but those looking to play the game on PC will have to wait until February 21st - as listed on its Steam page . [Full Article...]

Doom on Switch gets much-demanded gyro motion controls

Doom on Switch gets much-demanded gyro motion controls Following the update, players now have the ability to play Doom with gyroscope aiming. The developer added in motion controls to help players aim better and make the game more immersive, calling the feature "Motion Aiming". Resolution has also been increased in "low resolution areas", and new language options (Traditional Chinese) are also available. There are no patch notes available yet, b... [Full Article...]

Amit Shah on Nirav Modi's Davos picture with PM

Amit Shah on Nirav Modi's Davos picture with PM In Tripura, where Assembly polls were held recently, the BJP would win, he said. The Bengaluru police had in fact filed an FIR against lawmaker N A Haris' son the day after the incident , accusing him of thrashing a man who had placed his bandaged leg on a table at a restaurant in an upscale mall in the city. [Full Article...]

Volkswagen ID Vizzion electric concept set for Geneva premiere

Volkswagen ID Vizzion electric concept set for Geneva premiere VW wants to apply said innovative technology toward a cleaner, safer, and more comfortable automobile. The lack of steering or pedals seem unconventional right now but that's the future of automobiles. While VW is slim on the engineering specs, they do say the vehicle has two electric motors that drive all four wheels. The I.D. VIZZION clearly demonstrates the great potential of the all-electric... [Full Article...]


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