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Kohler is adding more voice-based and touchless interactions into the bathroom and kitchen with a new smart product line called Kohler Konnect . "Voice services and connected devices have become integrated into every facet of the home - with the notable exception of the bathroom, until now", Kohler President and CEO David Kohler said in a statement.
  • Apple's latest acquisition will bolster its tools for app developers

    Apple's latest acquisition will bolster its tools for app developers

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    Essentially, it gives developers a simple workflow when they need to iterate or push their apps to GitHub, GitLab or BitBucket. It celebrated that fact by noting that it's a proud Canadian company. Android devices have outstripped iPhones as regards to market share. Developers typically get 70% of that revenue, though the proportion increases to 85% after customers have completed a year's subscription to an app.
  • Verizon teams up with Samsung for the first 5G network rollout

    Verizon teams up with Samsung for the first 5G network rollout

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    In March 2017, AT&T confirmed that it would roll out 5G services to its consumers across the US later this year and in June 2017, Huawei joined the trials' party courtesy of Russia's MegaFon. AT&T said it will launch 5G mobile in a dozen markets later this year, and Sprint is also working on a 5G network . "With faster speeds and ultra-low latency, 5G will ultimately deliver and enhance experiences like virtual reality, future driverless cars, immersive 4K video and more".
  • Switch is the Fastest Selling Console in US History

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    And it now appears that the system has managed to set a record. According to Nintendo's internal sales figures, the Switch has sold more than 4.8 million units in the United States alone. The company attributed the Switch's strong showing to a strong library of games, including Super Mario Odyssey which some 60% of U.S. Switch owners have purchased.
  • Pink And Green Joy-Cons Go On Sale In January 2018

    Pink And Green Joy-Cons Go On Sale In January 2018

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    Soon, however, American collectors will finally be able to buy these Joy-Cons on their own, without having to pay increased prices due to out-of-country shipping or buying a whole console again. This means, and why we're bothering to report on it - you can now get a set of complete Neon Pink or Neon Green controllers. The left Joy-Con is pink, while the right one is green, which is the inverse of the Japanese set, which had green on the left and pink on the right.
  • Vanguard REIT ETF (VNQ) Rises 0.02% for Jan 5

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    Some investors may succeed spectacularly in the market while others fail. After a recent market scan, we have seen that the Ultimate Oscillator reading is above 60 on shares of Growth ETF Vanguard (VUG). Aroon Up level above 70 indicates a strong up-trend while Aroon Down above 70 indicates a strong down-trend. Growth ETF Vanguard (VUG) now has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 192.31.
  • Intel CEO share dump 'unrelated' to processor flaws

    Intel CEO share dump 'unrelated' to processor flaws

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    It is a relatively common practice for CEOs and other executives to put PDP plans into place to avoid being accused of insider trading in case something happens to occur around the time they sell off some shares. The stock dump, which netted him around $25 million, was part of a premeditated stock trading plan that many executives use to manage their holdings, but this plan was only put into place on October 30, according to CNBC .
  • Intel CEO: We believe we have the right fixes for security exploit

    Intel CEO: We believe we have the right fixes for security exploit

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    Speaking on CNBC, Intel's Krzanich said Google researchers told Intel of the flaws "a while ago" and that Intel had been testing fixes that device makers who use its chips will push out next week. Google, Microsoft and Mozilla, all makers of popular browsers, admitted to Reuters Thursday the security patches they are now employing don't protect iOS users.
  • Hot Performer of the day: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)

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    About 475,129 shares traded. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation ( APC ) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly low level of 4.3 million shares over the course of the day. Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in APC . Stifel Nicolaus restated a "buy" rating and set a $77.00 target price (up from $76.00) on shares of Anadarko Petroleum in a research report on Monday, September 25th.
  • Snow tapers off but Northeast still dealing with cold, icy streets

    Snow tapers off but Northeast still dealing with cold, icy streets

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    Our Early Warning Weather team takes a look at the storm's timeline and how much snow you can expect to see in your area. The state's electric utility, National Grid, predicted power could be knocked out to an estimated 50,000 customers with the expected high winds that could gust up to 70 miles per hour (113 kph).
  • Google has great news about fixing the Meltdown and Spectre chip flaws

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    Apple has said that all iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by two major flaws in computer chips. The first, called Meltdown , affects Intel chips and lets hackers bypass the hardware barrier between applications run by users and the computer's memory, potentially letting hackers read a computer's memory and steal passwords.
  • Instagram has started letting users post stories directly to WhatsApp

    Instagram has started letting users post stories directly to WhatsApp

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    It is an attempt to connect all the three major social media platforms through cross-platform sharability. Based on an image sent to Tecnoblog , users will have the option to share to WhatsApp from the Instagram share screen. Why Is Facebook Doing This? There could be a few reasons for Facebook to choose to make the Instagram Stories shareable on other platforms such as WhatsApp.
  • Lenovo refreshes 'ThinkPad' laptop line-up ahead of CES 2018

    Lenovo refreshes 'ThinkPad' laptop line-up ahead of CES 2018

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    In the ThinkPad X series, Lenovo has announced the X280 and X380 Yoga laptops . Lenovo announced three devices in the ThinkPad T lineup: the T480s, the T480, and the T580. Those prices in Australia convert to AU$1,260 and AU$1,620 for the T480 and T480s and AU$1,375 for the T580. The ThinkPad L380 , L380 Yoga , L480, and L580 are billed as mainstream value laptops.
  • LG's 2018 TVs will have Google Assistant built in

    LG's 2018 TVs will have Google Assistant built in

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    While you could ask Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa or Google's Assistant the same questions, none of them would understand what you're talking about - your LG TV, on the other hand, will. That'll mean controlling over smart home devices and lights, for one. This is done much in the same way as new Fire TV devices - using the TV remote, which has a microphone built-in.
  • Amazon Might be Ready to Bid for Premier League Streaming Rights

    Amazon Might be Ready to Bid for Premier League Streaming Rights

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    The Football Association opens up the bidding for Premier League broadcasting rights next month, and according to Bloomberg Amazon is preparing to place a bid. There are some concerns Amazon may not take the rights on completely. Prime is the service that offers Amazon customers video and music content as well as free delivery for a raft of consumer items, including groceries, for 79 pounds a year in the United Kingdom and $99 a year in the U.S.
  • Taco Bell's Adding French Fries To The Menu

    Taco Bell's Adding French Fries To The Menu

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    The Supreme fries will run you $2.49, and a larger order will be available for $3.49 known as the Bell Grande fries. Taco Bell, which previously announced plans to debut 20 different $1 items to its menu in 2018, announced on Wednesday that its new $1 Nacho Fries will be available starting on January 25.
  • OnePlus 5T Sandstone White is finally official

    OnePlus 5T Sandstone White is finally official

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    The OnePlus 5T Sandstone White Limited Edition will be available for buying in the United States from January 9 and will cost buyers $559. The OnePlus 5T Sandstone White Limited Edition is available only in 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant.