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Oprah and Alicia Keys read Maya Angelou poem in stunning Google Doodle

Oprah and Alicia Keys read Maya Angelou poem in stunning Google Doodle Maya Angelou on what would have been her 90 birthday on 4 April 2018. "Set to her poem " Still I Rise ", the Doodle includes her own voice along with the voices of other individuals whose lives she has inspired, and who aspire to live by her legacy today". [Full Article...]

Spotify's Very Weird, Suspenseful IPO Launches Today

Spotify's Very Weird, Suspenseful IPO Launches Today The initial reference price on released by the New York Stock Exchange late Monday evening was $132. If successful, Spotify could become a roadmap for the array of multi-billion dollar tech companies, investors are now hoping will go public soon, including Airbnb, Lyft and Uber. [Full Article...]

Alan Pardew leaves West Bromwich Albion after four months

Alan Pardew leaves West Bromwich Albion after four months Ostersunds coach Graham Potter is in the frame for the West Brom job after the dismissal of Alan Pardew . " The club would like to thank Alan and John for their efforts and wish them well in their future endeavours ", the statement said. [Full Article...]

Blue Moon lights up sky for stargazers; next will be in 2037!

Blue Moon lights up sky for stargazers; next will be in 2037! When two full Moons occur in a single calendar month, the second full Moon is called a Blue Moon . But there's more to the March Blue Moon than it just being the second full moon of the month. NASA says this particular event probably generated the phrase "Blue Moon," but volcanoes aren't the only reason a moon can look blue. The moon does not actually turn blue, but the term "once in a... [Full Article...]

Northern Christian Group Urges Buhari To Ensure Leah Sharibu's Release

Northern Christian Group Urges Buhari To Ensure Leah Sharibu's Release Addressing newsmen in Kaduna, the CNNC media and publicity secretary, Larry Yammai said it has become obvious that the destruction project of Boko Haram is very much targeted at Christians. She also spoke about her central role in facilitating the release of the other Dapchi girls. A total of 113 children were seized from the school in Dapchi, in the northeastern state of Yobe, on February 19, a... [Full Article...]

Google, Acer team up to unveil the Chromebook Tab 10

Google, Acer team up to unveil the Chromebook Tab 10 According to DroidLife , the product will not be restricted for sale in the education space - mass market consumers will be able to purchase the new device. It runs the same full-featured Chrome OS already found on existing tablet convertibles with a dock at the bottom of the screen . Powering the device is an OP1 (Rockchip) six-core processor alongside 4GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt storage. [Full Article...]

OnePlus 6 Specifications, Release Date, Price, Leaks

OnePlus 6 Specifications, Release Date, Price, Leaks We're expecting OnePlus to announce the OnePlus 6 a bit later this year, but due to the hype surrounding this device, we're already starting to see reports popping up regarding possible specifications. OnePlus 6 will also have a dual rear camera setup, like we saw on the OnePlus 5T . The new leak reveals the specs of the next-gen smartphone OnePlus 6 . [Full Article...]

Fortnite Game Streamer Tyler 'Ninja' Blevins Claims To Make $500K Per Month

Fortnite Game Streamer Tyler 'Ninja' Blevins Claims To Make $500K Per Month The videogame industry is cutthroat: You can create the greatest game ever made and someone with a bigger budget and better marketers can come along, replicate your idea, and eat your lunch. Not having a PS4 version might be a sizable chunk of the market that PUBG is missing out on, but I tend to think that Fortnite has the advantage mainly because it is free-to-play. [Full Article...]

"Fortnite" App Rakes in $1.5M in just 4 Days

If you don't receive an invite right away, don't worry, Epic will get round to you eventually over the coming months. When asked to explain the changes in greater detail, Epic Games said that the buffed resource rate "made gathering resources a little too trivial". [Full Article...]

Get a chicken dinner on the go - PUBG Mobile released

Get a chicken dinner on the go - PUBG Mobile released The game is compatible with iOS 9.0 or later and is recommended for Android 5.1.1 or above and at least 2GB RAM. "This week we're celebrating yet another milestone for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG ) on Xbox One: we have now passed 5M players!" "We are very excited to launch PUBG Mobile on iOS and Android internationally", said Tencent vice president Chen Jerry in a statement. [Full Article...]

Samsung joins Google in partnering with uBreakiFix for same-day Galaxy repairs

Samsung joins Google in partnering with uBreakiFix for same-day Galaxy repairs It must be noted that these Samsung Care-authorized service centers are already available in every major metro city of the United States, but by early 2019, the company plans to add 200 more uBreakiFix locations in order to reach even more customers than they already do. [Full Article...]

Get the Best Raspberry Pi 3 Performance with the Model B+

Get the Best Raspberry Pi 3 Performance with the Model B+ It's not only faster, but also includes a heat spreader and power integrity optimizations allowing it to better control temperature while enjoying more performance. Where as the B could achieve 35.6Mb/s over 2.4GHz, the B+ increases that to 46.3Mb/s, but is also capable of hitting 102Mb/s using 5GHz. The Raspberry Pi Foundation's made compute platform has become something of a phenomenon and almos... [Full Article...]

Elon Musk: Short trips to Mars 'next year'

Elon Musk: Short trips to Mars 'next year' The company is still way behind on its production targets. " Once we have it, we'll have a sort of point of proof, something that other countries and companies will go and do ". From there, he said he hopes for an explosion of entrepreneurial opportunity from iron foundries to pizza joints and even great bars, which he joked would be called the "Mars Bar". [Full Article...]

Lenovo S5 teased ahead of its official launch on March 20

Lenovo S5 teased ahead of its official launch on March 20 Interestingly, Chang Cheng in Weibo did repost the entry about Redmi Note 5 from page Lei Jun, the head Xiaomi , which in itself is a rare phenomenon. It will also be available in 16GB/32GB storage variants. On the other hand, the Redmi 5 Plus sports a 5.99-inch full-HD+ display with a 1080x2160 pixels resolution. [Full Article...]

Three killed in chemicals blast at Indian industrial site

Three killed in chemicals blast at Indian industrial site The fire, which had spread to the other companies, has been brought under control and efforts are on to douse it, an officer said. A few reports suggest that the blast occurred in a boiler room of the Chemical plant . "If the units are found guilty, a recommendation will be made to the government to cancel their licences", he said. Fearing it to be an natural disaster, people rushed to the street... [Full Article...]

Fortnite is coming to mobile with PS4 and PC cross-play

Fortnite is coming to mobile with PS4 and PC cross-play In a surprise announcement , Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite Battle Royale , have revealed that one of the next steps in the franchises journey to success, is the mobile market. By August 2017 it was the most-played game on PC gaming network Steam, according to concurrent player numbers, overtaking even "Dota 2" and "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive", developed by Steam operator Valve C... [Full Article...]

No Joint Korean March at Paralympics due to Flag Dispute

No Joint Korean March at Paralympics due to Flag Dispute He roared to a pair of gold medals in his Paralympic debut in 2002 in Salt Lake City, and would race to eight more over four Paralympics , plus a pair of silver medals and two bronze. There will be, however, an athlete in South Korea's para ice hockey team who was born north of the border. Two North Korean sit skiers, Ma Yu-chol and Kim Jong-hyon, received a special invitation from the Intern... [Full Article...]

Amazon Trying to Fix Alexa's Creepy, Spontaneous Laughter

Amazon Trying to Fix Alexa's Creepy, Spontaneous Laughter A number of users caught Alexa's laughter on video and posted the clips on social media , saying the laughter appeared to be unprompted, often coming in the middle of the night. If this had happened to me when I was home alone, I would have pissed my trousers. Many thought that it was an actual person laughing nearby, but once they realized that it was the device creepily laughing, they shut... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Priming Windows 10 'Redstone 4' for AI Advances

Microsoft Priming Windows 10 'Redstone 4' for AI Advances Belfiore also inadvertently confirmed that Windows 10 S was in fact created to tackle Chrome OS and regain its dominant foothold in the educational sector. Microsoft is testing this feature with its Windows Insiders today, and the company still hasn't committed to when we'll see tabs broadly across Windows 10. [Full Article...]

Washington Becomes First State To Sign Net Neutrality Bill Into Law

Washington Becomes First State To Sign Net Neutrality Bill Into Law Gov. Jay Inslee , Federal Communications Commission has signed on a bill of protecting the open internet in Washington, after three months of state leader promised for safeguard over net-neutrality rules. That has predictably triggered a massive protest, one that now includes some of the largest internet companies in the world. "Washington lawmakers are helping make sure that remains true". [Full Article...]


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