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Grammy Awards To Air Sunday; JAY-Z Tops With 8 Nominations

Another element that makes the annual ceremony more complex is the impressive amount of award categories. "The show is really looking good, but it's a challenge", variety.com quoted veteran Grammys producer Ken Ehrlich as saying. The 60th Annual Grammy Awards , hosted by James Corden , airs live at 7:30 p.m. ET on CBS . I hate CBS All Access . To my excitement, the 2018 lineup for the awards show is quite impressive. Read More »

Draghi opens fire at USA dollar policy

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At 8:30 AM ET/1330 GMT the market will have to deal with Draghi speaking for an hour or so, and data in the form of Canada retail sales, U.S. employment claims and goods trade balance. Recent currency gains have triggered concern that the downward pressure on prices could complicate the ECB's gradual exit from extraordinary stimulus. Read More »

Here's when Samsung will announce the Galaxy S9

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It was the ideal harmony of hardware and software. One question that swirled around the new phone is whether Samsung will embed a fingerprint sensor in the display. "Reimagined.", confirming that the device's marquee feature will be the photography. IBTimes previously learned that the upgraded model will be named "LG V30+'α'" and it will feature new and improved artificial intelligence features. Read More »

Android 8.1 Oreo Beta Update Now Available for the Nokia 8

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If scanning a network indicates it is very fast , don't rely on it staying that way. In case the network shows " Fast " users can stream most videos - including YouTube, while under the " Very Fast " category they will be able to stream very high-quality videos and also perform all tasks online. Read More »

As Facebook changes its News Feed, advertisers see video ambitions

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Many are critical of Facebook's power to determine the worthiness of content and to hand-select what it deems "reputable publishers", especially as it relates to the political sphere, which could be reflective of the company's political biases rather than a true democracy of opinions. Read More »

Apple is set to release its HomePod

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Apple announced in a press release today that the HomePod will be released february 9. At the HomePod's current price point, Apple is avoiding the cheap smart speaker market, where it would face direct competition with Google's Home and Amazon's Echo . Read More »

Tempe donut shop offers alternative to the "Tide Pod Challenge"

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Ingredients in the pods include ethanol, hydrogen peroxide and polymers - a highly-toxic mix of detergent meant to wipe out dirt and grime. "We're hoping that Pied Pods will be a gateway food for kids to get back into actual food". "The "laundry packet challenge" is neither amusing nor without serious health implications", Stephen Kaminski, the association's CEO and executive director, said in a statement . Read More »

Atlanta Named Finalist In Amazon Headquarter Sweepstakes

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And there's a clear cluster around D.C., including Washington itself; Montgomery County, Maryland; and Northern Virginia. Amazon has expressed a preference for places with more than one million people, a business-friendly environment and urban or suburban locations able to attract and retain strong technical talent. Read More »

IOS Update Will Allow Disabling Power Management Feature, Fix iPhone Performance

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As noted by Business Insider , the release notes that Cook was apparently referring to stated "improvements to reduce occurrences of unexpected shutdowns that a small number of users were experiencing with their iPhone ". It also cut down the price of iPhone battery replacements by $50 to let users avoid the slowdowns on their old iPhone by getting a new battery. Cook admitted , "Maybe we should have been clearer". Read More »

USGS confirms "bright flash" in MI as meteor

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NASA is now analyzing the meteor's data, and said the explosion was a "huge event" and rare for MI. These objects are called meteoroids as they are hurtling through space, becoming meteors for the few seconds they streak across the sky and create glowing trails. Read More »

In Chile, Pope expresses 'pain and shame' over sex abuse

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In his opening remarks in Santiago on Tuesday, Francis urged Chileans to listen to indigenous peoples who are "often forgotten, whose rights and culture need to be protected lest that part of this nation's identity and richness be lost". His lack of approval is largely attributed to a string of sexual abuse scandals. Claret's group is demanding Francis remove Osorno bishop Juan Barros, whom he appointed in 2015, despite Barros's ties to a disgraced pedophile priest Fernando Karadima. Read More »

Sen. Paul Says He Was Targeted for Defending Trump Against Racism

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If you want a more vocal defense, you need look no further than the man I personally had hoped to see win the GOP nomination in 2016. "(The President) said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist. He said Durbin and Republican Sen. Nielsen said that border security would require closing "loopholes" in the law - a hardline overhaul the White House has sought to be able to go more aggressively after undocumented immigrants and deport them. Read More »

Google Tightens YouTube Monetisation Rules For Video Creators

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The platform says that 99% of the channels that are affected by this change are earning less than $100 per year. This way more ad inventory and revenue opportunity is available for creators. If you're close to hitting the threshold, you've got 30 days to do so before any changes are made to your account, but if you fail to reach the threshold in 30 days, then you'll lose access to all of YouTube's monetisation features. Read More »

GM walking tall at Detroit Auto Show

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The Ford Ranger mid-size pickup truck is back in a big way after disappearing from the USA market after the 2011 model year. The new truck features bold styling, more configurations, multiple engine choices and a variety of trim levels. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz has released another teaser of the new G-Class

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When the G-Class goes on sale in the United States toward the end of the year, it will continue to target the upper end of the market, with just a 4.0L turbocharged V8 G550 on offer. We've been waiting for a long time for Mercedes-Benz to bring this one out into the open. The recirculating ball system, which dates back to the 1979 G-Wagen, has also been replaced by a contemporary electromechanical rack and pinion arrangement, which is claimed to offer a precise and suitable steering response ... Read More »

Watch the haunting first trailer for The Handmaid's Tale season 2

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The trailer offers a first look at Moira's ( Samira Wiley ) new life in Canada as a refugee and June ( Elisabeth Moss ) looking (understandably) terrified in a muzzle. Hulu's Handmaid's Tale Season 2 trailer promises another somber and dramatic chapter in the show's grim dystopian vision. While it has only been mentioned in the novel, there will be some exploration of the colonies as well, according to showrunner Bruce Miller . Read More »

All-new Ford Mustang Bullitt unleashed

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Ford debuted its newest SUV, the Edge ST , which boasts lane-keeping aids, adaptive cruise control with lane-centering, evasive steering assist to avoid obstacles, post-collision braking, a 2.7-liter eco-boost engine with 335 horsepower, sport-tune suspension, wireless charging and a rotary shifter. Read More »

Facebook News Feed Changes Will Challenge Publishers To Stay Relevant

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As of April 14, 2017, the company's last proxy statement , Zuckerberg owned over 2.6 million shares of Class A stock and almost 411 million Class B shares. That's the spoils of outcompeting traditional media for the role of the top news purveyor to the U.S. public - Facebook's most important audience in monetsation terms. Read More »

Watch the Nintendo Direct Mini here; All of announcements listed

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And in seemingly classic Nintendo fashion, the company built up the suspense to nearly unprecedented levels simply by not giving any notice ahead of time. We haven't seen any gameplay yet, but it looks like Kong wields not a gun, but a banana boomerang. Kirby Star Allies was announced at the E3 show past year. Read More »

OPEC members not keen on Brent prices above $60

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Oil prices have risen above Dollars 70 per barrel for the first time since 2014 as investors bet supply cuts led by OPEC will dominate the market this year. Oil prices have been steadily rising since the major OPEC group of oil-producing nations, along with Russian Federation, agreed last autumn to maintain production cuts - credited with lifting prices past year as they intended. Read More »

Top five announcements from Google for India event

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Google Go , a new app to find information, optimises data by up to 40 percent, weighs less than 5MB in size, and has a simple, tappable interface. Android Oreo (Go) is essentially made for entry-level Android smartphones with less than 1GB RAM and hence uses less storage space, less memory and still runs smoothly. Read More »

Biggest ever OnePlus screen for new 5T flagship smartphone

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When the OnePlus 5 launched, many people were disappointed by some of its specs and its dated looks. While many wondered why the company chose to make its predecessor the OnePlus 5 obsolete just five months after its launch, it is OnePlus' attempt to keep abreast with its competitors, especially in terms of display . Read More »

Here's Everything That's New on the OnePlus 5T and OxygenOS

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But what exactly has changed? OnePlus 5T vs OnePlus 3T Design: What's changed? The 2017 has undeniably been the year of bezel-less screens and OnePlus, despite being in the premium was missing out on the biggest trend. There are now two sensors, one wide and one zoomed in, to give you more variety with your shots. It's worth noting that the secondary camera on the OnePlus 5T is not a telephoto lens camera like that of the regular OnePlus 5 . Read More »

Razer designs smartphone for gamers

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The firm made its first step towards manufacturing smartphones after acquiring mobile manufacturer Nextbit earlier this year. The fingerprint sensor is integrated into the power button, located on the side. The Razer Phone's sleek, 8-mm-thin aluminum body is a beauty to behold and to hold. At the front is an 8 megapixel fixed-focus camera with f/2.0 aperture. Read More »