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Industry Apple confirms it has killed the iPod Shuffle and Nano
Author: 0 Apple confirms it has killed the iPod Shuffle and Nano

The iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano have been removed from Apple's website and online store. The iPod touch remains the last unit standing, sold with 32GB and 128GB storage capacities for $199 and $299 United States dollars, respectively. Sales of music players in general have slumped as smartphones have taken hold and streaming over cellular networks has become ever more popular. Additionally, Apple is reducing its lineup of iPod Touch devices and giving those remaining a price cut.

Author: 0 IPhone 8 Reportedly Delayed - With a Missing Feature

Keeping up with the trend, a new report has arrived from Macotakara outlining the probability of delays and supply shortage for the initial units of the upcoming iPhone 8. When you will actually be able to buy , much less hold, an iPhone 8 is the one subject to debate. As is, by the way, that of Apple figuring out how to make it work underneath the screen.

Industry McLaren's Next Hypercar Will be Mental — No Surprise Here
Author: 0 McLaren's Next Hypercar Will be Mental — No Surprise Here

The vehicle is said to be in development under the codename McLaren P15, although no official announcement has been made regarding such a auto. Engineers were reportedly given a brief to create "the most extreme, track-focused road car" in McLaren's illustrious history.

Industry Court grants seven days ED custody of Shabir Shah for terror funding
Author: 0 Court grants seven days ED custody of Shabir Shah for terror funding

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday got a seven-day custody of Kashmir separatist leader Shabir Shah who was arrested in terror funding case. His links were first exposed when Delhi Police Special Cell arrested Mohammad Aslam Wani, an alleged hawala dealer, in August 2005. The ED had registered a criminal case underneath the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) aligned with Shah and Wani.

Industry Hulu And YouTube TV Now Included In TV Ratings Announces Nielsen
Author: 0 Hulu And YouTube TV Now Included In TV Ratings Announces Nielsen

Recently, YouTube and Hulu have debuted their own plans for streaming live TV channels, and starting today, one of the biggest names in television is starting to track those services. Nielsen says it will will combine certain types of digital viewership for linear TV shows into a combined total audience rating. To be able to measure audiences across devices and streaming platforms, Nielsen has had to get media companies and streaming platforms to install software that reports viewing ...

Industry Facebook set to launch original TV series platform
Author: 0 Facebook set to launch original TV series platform

The social media and advertising giant will reportedly debut its first Facebook TV episodes this August. They include the likes of Group Nine Media , BuzzFeed , ATTN , and Vox Media . These would be complemented in future by longer format features - 20 to 30-minute shows owned exclusively by Facebook - that more closely resemble traditional TV fare.

Industry YouTube Red to be merged with Google Play Music to remove complications
Author: 0 YouTube Red to be merged with Google Play Music to remove complications

There are countless possible explanations for this, but the most reasonable one is that users simply don't know what Google's services represent. I mean the Google Play streaming music service. Google is finally putting an end to the mess that is its music streaming service. YouTube Music isn't a replica of Google Play Music , rather it offers a free, ad-supported way to listen to music and watch music videos through its dedicated mobile app (which is separate from the YouTube app).

Industry Amazon's Bezos May Become World's Richest Man This Week
Author: 0 Amazon's Bezos May Become World's Richest Man This Week

Thanks to an increase in the price of its share package, which is about 18%, Amazon President Jeff Bezos is close to Bill Gates in the race for the richest man in the world. At the same time, Microsoft's shares slipped slightly. However, to the outside world, it's a symbolic milestone for Bezos and the company he started more than two decades ago in a garage at what was then his rental home in Bellevue, Wash.

Industry LG investing $13.5bn into OLED screens
Author: 0 LG investing $13.5bn into OLED screens

Given these trends, LG Electronics has now publically announced that it will be investing a further $13.5 billion United States dollars in production and development of new organic light emitting diode displays over the next three years. The investment consists of two separate parts: 5 trillion won will go towards LG Display's mobile OLED panels, while an additional 4.8 trillion will be used for the company's existing facilities targeting larger form factors, such as television sets.

Industry Trusted Contacts now on iOS
Author: 0 Trusted Contacts now on iOS

Google told Mashable a year ago at the launch of the Android version that Trusted Contacts is "necessary" no matter the privacy concerns, since emergency situations can make it impossible for people to respond to messages. Users can also add trusted contacts by their phone number. At the moment, it's shared after five minutes by default, but that can now be tweaked to up to an hour.

Industry Cochlear implant beams iPhone audio straight into your brain
Author: 0 Cochlear implant beams iPhone audio straight into your brain

Apple is teaming up with medical device maker Cochlear Limited to develop the first-ever cochlear implant sound processor that allows users to stream sound right from their iPhone , iPad and iPod touch. Making use of the iPhone's built-in accessibility capability, users can also control basic settings from the control centre through the triple click accessibility function on the iPhone, such as changing programs, from the device's lock screen.

Industry Wolfenstein 2 DLC Packs And Season Pass Announced, Here's What's Included
Author: 0 Wolfenstein 2 DLC Packs And Season Pass Announced, Here's What's Included

Also coming with The Freedom Chronicles is Episode Zero . The Adventures of Gunslinger Joe will follow a former professional quarterback named Joseph Stallion as he powers through hordes of Nazis from Chicago to outer space. Episode Zero is available as a special bonus for anyone who pre-orders Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus . If someone slurped that much on their milkshake I'd feel encouraged to deck them too.

Industry Amazon plans job fair in Chattanooga, 9 other sites
Author: 0 Amazon plans job fair in Chattanooga, 9 other sites

In what it's calling "the nation's largest job fair", Amazon will gear up 10 of its huge warehouses nationwide to lure potential employees. The company will make thousands of job offers that day to people who apply on-site. Kent is one of those locations - candidates can drop by the fulfillment center from 8 a.m.to noon. The company's growth has been phenomenal, with sales nearly doubling in a three-year span, and now it is seeking to grow outside of its core.

Industry WhatsApp reaches 1 billion daily active users
Author: 0 WhatsApp reaches 1 billion daily active users

Earlier this month similar messages were also sent by text asking users to pay 99p for a lifetime subscription by following a link. Facebook owned messaging service Whatsapp has recorded 1 billion daily active users, the company has announced, out of a total of 1.3 million monthly active user base.

Industry Waze Is Now Available On Android Auto
Author: 0 Waze Is Now Available On Android Auto

Having used the Waze with Android Auto for a while now I must admit that it has now become my default navigation app. Waze for Android Auto has been in beta form for quite a while and it needed to be. Now they can view Waze on their vehicle's much bigger display. The Waze navigation app, which co-exists with Google Maps , offers a number of appealing features that allow users to avoid traffic jams, report incidents, connect with other users and, lately in California, arrange ...

Industry Microsoft Ships Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15235 to the Fast Ring
Author: 0 Microsoft Ships Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15235 to the Fast Ring

For now, this feature is available only in English. Version 16251, released to Insiders on Wednesday, includes a facility to link directly to an Android phone , via a dedicated " Microsoft Apps" app for Android. Microsoft has also added extra functionality for Cortana , allowing it to show web results without having to launch a web browser. So while home users will be free to download Microsoft Paint from the Windows Store and put it back where it belongs, office workers around ...

Industry Final Fantasy XV multiplayer expansion will have a test next week
Author: 0 Final Fantasy XV multiplayer expansion will have a test next week

Those who completed the quest will get each an ingredient for a meal that they can cook before doing another mission. Royal sigils will let players invoke the power of sovereigns. Until that time and beyond, you can check back for more news and updates . Royal Sigils will also be featured in the test, allowing players to equip one of four default sigils.