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Apple Watch detects diabetes with 85% accuracy

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Christina Farr of CNBC, noting that the participants who were confirmed to have diabetes and pre-diabetes were already aware they had the condition, wondered on Twitter what would be the false positive/false negative rate in a randomly selected population. Read More »

Apple's iBoot source code leaked on GitHub in 'biggest leak in history'

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In a section explaining the reasons for the takedown and content type, the law firm says the notice covers "reproduction of Apple's iBoot source code , which is responsible for ensuring trusted boot operation of Apple's iOS software". As per security researchers, parts of this code exist in iOS 11 , and it could help hackers to find flaws in iOS 11. The code appears to be real according to his own reverse engineering. Read More »

US defeats Russian athletes in Olympic mixed curling debut

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Kim Yo Jong , who is believed to be around 30 , has quickly ascended the political ranks in Pyongyang . South Korea asked the United Nations on Wednesday for an exemption to allow a UN-sanctioned North Korean official, Choe Hwi, to attend the opening ceremony with Kim Yo Jong. Read More »

WhatsApp payments arrive in India for beta testers

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And now, this feature is enabled for select WhatsApp beta users on both Android and iOS platforms. According to some previous reports , it has been said that the company will roll out the WhatsApp payment features in February and now the beta version has started rolling out to selected users on Android and iOS devices in India. Read More »

Cloud Doesn't Look Like This on Final Fantasy VII Remake Anymore

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A Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary Exhibition is now being held in Japan, where new concept art for the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake has been shown. Meanwhile, the firm's MMO roster - which includes titles like Final Fantasy XIV and Dragon Quest X - witnessed an increase in the number of paying subscribers and disk sales thanks to the launch of new expansions, further boosting sales and operating income. Read More »

Back to Earth: Tesla's losses grow on Model 3 delays

On Wednesday, Musk reiterated Tesla's most recent guidance, saying Tesla plans to be making 10,000 Model 3s per month by the end of the first quarter and 20,000 per month by the end of the second quarter. The quarter after the Model 3 was introduced, Tesla revealed that it had only delivered some 266 vehicles . Investors would especially love to see Tesla break out deposits by vehicle, as well as for other products, including the Powerwall home battery and new solar roof. Read More »

Stocks and Bonds Go on Another Wild Ride Wednesday

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USA stocks moved away from early losses to trade higher on Wednesday as investors returned to a market still cautious from the Dow Jones Industrial Average's historic decline earlier this week. The Dow and S&P are now back in positive territory for 2018. In the last few days there has been a large sell-off in the Dow Jones Average and to a lesser extend the NASDAQ and S&P 500 . Read More »

Uber-Waymo Trial Reveals New Details Of Otto Acquisition

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District Court, Northern District of California (San Francisco). Instead, the lead attorney for Waymo, the self-driving auto subsidiary of Google's parent company Alphabet, used the clip as ammunition to suggest that Uber's former CEO and a former Google engineer had abetted the theft of intellectual property. Read More »

Alphabet shifts thermostat maker Nest into Google

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It wasn't the first phone-connected thermostat to ever reach stores, but the first-gen Nest Learning Thermostat dazzled folks by offering a fresh design on a typically-utilitarian product. In fact, it appeared Alphabet was putting the pieces in place for the move over the past year or so. The goal is to supercharge Nest's mission: "to create a more thoughtful home, one that takes care of the people inside it and the world around it", write Osterloh and Fawaz. Read More »

The Information: Google planning game streaming service

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Following all of its current projects, Google's next venture could be in the world of video games. Game streaming removes the need to purchase expensive video game hardware, since all the game processing is done in the cloud. We don't know if Google is planning to strike exclusivity deals with these developers or if it will create a Google-branded console for streaming, though such an idea was floated by The Information's sources. Read More »

Overwatch Year of the Dog Event Details Teased

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Set in Thailand, it's split into two areas, one modern, the other contrasting that by being more traditional. "We think you'll enjoy it, but the coolest part, in my opinion, is it's the first map that we've ever built specifically for Capture the Flag". Read More »

Will Smith films hilarious parody of son Jaden's music video

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Not one to do things by halves, the Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air star donned grills and chains, sported a trendy denim jacket and even bleached hair, the ideal doppelganger for his son. "Dad this is the funniest thing I've ever seen in my life", he commented on Instagram. "Congrats I love you" he concluded the clip with, before leaving a heartfelt caption as well. Read More »

IOC: Olympics-'Extraordinary' Tokyo sponsorship deals near $3bn

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The body of course is the AIBA (Amateur International Boxing Association) who have had contracts and payments frozen from the IOC pending a satisfactory review of their process. The IOC EB requires a further report by AIBA by 30 April 2018 . In their statement they also emphasised that decisions regarding the event and athlete quota for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 are final, in the case of boxing this refers to the decision to reduce the number of men's weight divisions from 10 to eight ... Read More »

Jaguar restarts D-type racer production

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Jaguar planned to build 100 D-types in-period, but as things turned out, just 75 would be produced. Now, through its new-for-2017 Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works arm, the automaker will be building 25 new examples of the legendary D-Type race on which the XKSS was based. Read More »

Geguri Will Be The First Woman Signed To An Overwatch League Team

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The three South Korean players do not speak the language, but are expected to begin learning as much as they can in time for their debut. Since then, the 18-year-old has played for EHOME, and most recently, ROX Orcas. Despite appearing to be the first female player to be signed, Geguri has refuted criticism against the league for its lack of gender diverse lineup and does not believe gender has played a part in why she was not signed earlier, according to reports. Read More »

Google Search updates hotel lookup features and integrates into Flights

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It has changed has changed the way its hotel and flight search works so searching and booking hotels and flights through Google is now really easy. The flight tab allows you to book flight and can also filter it by date and price. Users will also able to email their trip reservations to other directly from the tab and edit their reservations, even in offline mode. They will be able to share details directly from "Your Trips" with family and friends. Read More »

SpaceX Successfully Launches Largest Operational Rocket

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The rocket will carry Musk's own cherry-red 2008 Tesla auto. Yesterday, ahead of the launch of the Falcon Heavy , SpaceX released an animation of the anticipated launch backed by Bowie's "Life On Mars? ". Falcon Heavy is the most powerful operational rocket in the world, as it now stands. If it doesn't explode into tiny pieces, it will carry Starman in Roadster over 400 million km from Earth at 11 km/sec on a billion year journey through space . Read More »

The actual Nunes memo

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White House Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah told reporters traveling with the Trump to OH, the White House would consider Schiff's memo "along the same terms that we considered the Nunes memo - which is to allow for a legal review, national security review, led by the White House Counsel's Office, and then, within five days, the President will make a decision about declassifying it". Read More »

Craigslist seller claims to have 'gently used' SpaceX rocket

Presumably we'll get shots of the vehicle with Earth (and maybe Mars ) in the background. "That seemed extremely boring", Musk said . SpaceX founder Elon Musk has been urging people to tune into the streaming broadcast of the launch, though suggesting there's a good chance the highly complex rocket will fail to reach orbit, or even crumble shortly after takeoff. Read More »

Snap Revenue Surges 72% on User Growth, Advertising Gains

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Snap made $285.7 million in revenue in the fourth quarter of 2017, beating analyst estimates of $253 million. In the previous quarter, Snap has taken a write-down from poor performance of the Spectacles video sunglasses, and it announced a re-design of the app that would make it easier for users to use. Read More »

IPhone X can't make more than 15 phone calls

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However, Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that customer satisfaction has been "off the charts" for iPhone X. He also cited a market research to say that all iPhones have collectively received a United States customer satisfaction rating of 96% or higher. Read More »

17 activists taken away in Super Bowl protest

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After weeks of suspense and anticipation, the Super Bowl ads have finally arrived. The top 10 metered markets for Super Bowl LII were: Buffalo, 56.4; Philadelphia, 56.2; Boston, 55.9; Minneapolis-St. In terms of digital viewership, the game brought in an average of 2.02 million viewers per minute, according to the network. Last night's " This Is Us " beat the show's prior series record in total viewers by 14.0 million persons or +109% (26.976 million vs. Read More »

Deepika Padukone reveals details about her next with Irrfan Khan

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The actor said that he has taken a lot of efforts to get into the skin of the character. The film is also a celebration of the fact that this is the most expensive Indian film ever been made with a female protagonist. "Rest is history. One line here, one article there, someone's making an opinion, someone's biting into your insecurity is not going to draw you back", he said. Read More »

Mario Yamasaki Responds To Critics Over Controversial Shevchenko-Cachoeira Stoppage

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UFC Women's Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and UFC president Dana White arrive on the Red Carpet at Lure Nightclub for the premier of The Ultimate Fighter women in the newly formed women in the strawweight class. He released a statement to MMA Fighting on Monday , explaining just that. MMA is a contact sport and no fighter likes his fight to be stopped with no chance to revert the result. Read More »

BP Sees Five-Fold Rise In Q4 Earnings Amid Higher Oil Prices

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BP's underlying replacement-cost profit - which excludes fluctuations in the value of crude oil inventories - more than doubled to $6.2 billion a year ago. The company reported a net profit for the fourth quarter of 2.1 billion Dollars, surpassing analysts' forecasts of 1.9 billion USD. The move is a clear sign that the BP is recovering after oil prices collapse and is gradually shake off by the impact of the 56 billion United States dollars paid for fines and oil clearing costs since 2010. Read More »

PS4 Pro will make more games look better on older TVs

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Under the Family Management tab in the settings menu, users will be able to check and manage their play time or apply restrictions that limit daily gaming to a certain length of time. PS4 firmware 5.50, codenamed KEIJI, is the next major update for the console, and was initially announced back in January when Sony began taking sign-ups . Read More »

Microsoft announces $299.99 Xbox One S PUBG bundle

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While answering questions on Twitter, the DayZ development team confirmed that the game is still planned for console release . "Yes!" they wrote in their Tweet. The team has been hard at work on adding new items to the PC version of the game, with update 0.63 getting most of the focus. But is it too late for the game to really flourish? There is also the fact that " PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds " ( PUBG ) and " Fortnite " exist, two games that could have potentially stolen " ... Read More »

Worldwide smartphone shipments fall in 2017

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Elsewhere, Huawei clung on to its third-place position in the global market, with strong results across all its product lines, but the company is being pursued by fellow Chinese firms Xiaomi and Oppo, the former of which doubled its share of the smartphone market. Read More »

Study reveals chemical in McDonald's french fries may be cure for baldness

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While human tests might not be on the cards for another five years, ultimately researchers believe the technique could be used to generate luscious new locks. When these hair follicles were transplanted onto bald mice, new hair started to grow. These cells are viewed as the Holy Grail of hair loss treatment and have never been regenerated before. Read More »