Technology 

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 gets refreshed and very exclusive new look

The Galaxy Note 8 now has a new addition with Samsung announcing the launch of its unique 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition. This device has been designed to celebrate South Korea hosting the Winter Olympics with Samsung saying it will deliver over 4,000 devices to all Olympians and Paralympians as well as the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic family, including IOC and POCOG staff. This model includes all of standard Note 8’s features such as a 6.3-inch infinity display, dual camera and S Pen but there is a very unique and exclusive…

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Technology 

Samsung gifts 2018 Winter Olympics athletes a special Note 8 – CNET

Samsung Athletes the world over are preparing for the 2018 Winter Olympics, which kick off on Feb. 9 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. They’ve already got some good news: They’re all getting a free, Olympic-edition Samsung Galaxy Note 8.  Samsung unveiled the phone on Tuesday, saying it’s making around 4,000 to give to athletes and Olympic officials. The iconic Olympic rings adorn the phone’s back, and it comes with special preloaded skins for its Touchwiz software.  “We’re proud to provide the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition to all athletes in…

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Technology 

This diamond studded smartwatch costs nearly $200K – CNET

The world’s most expensive smartwatch comes studded with 589 diamonds. TAG Heuer If you think diamond rings are overdone but still have a thing for those massive shiny stones, what about a diamond-studded watch? TAG Heuer added 589 baguette-size diamonds (that’s 23.35 carats worth of precious stone) to its latest smartwatch, which it showed off at this week’s Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie Geneve. Diamonds aren’t cheap, and neither is this watch: It costs 190,000 Francs, according to DroidLife, which converts to just over $197,000.  The watch, which comes…

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Entertainment 

Imperium Parts 1 & 2 review: A clear, concise and fast-moving adaptation

Shakespeare, although castigated by fellow playwright Ben Jonson for knowing “little Latin and less Greek”, used the assassination of Julius Caesar to depict the dangers of factionalism and anarchy at the end of Elizabeth I’s reign, while Jonson himself used the Catiline conspiracy – a Roman Senator’s attempt to overthrow the Roman Rupublic – to examine treason in the aftermath of the Gunpowder Plot. Two hundred years later Henrik Ibsen portrayed Catiline far more sympathetically in his first play, written after the abortive European revolutions of 1848. Catiline’s conspiracy features…

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Top Stories World 

These millennials love Putin — the world’s ‘most powerful politician’

MOSCOW — With its metal staircase, brick walls and bubble chairs, Project Network’s office could easily be mistaken for a Silicon Valley start-up. But this creative hub offers space, workshops and guidance to a specific group: pro-Kremlin Russian youths. President Vladimir Putin is central to the group’s ideology, and his presence is hard to miss. Young artists and designers use the modern loft space to work under Putin’s watchful eye: The Russian leader stares from a painted portrait hanging above the stairs. Putin will be counting on their support when…

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Sport 

Liverpool 4-3 Man City LIVE updates: Alexis Sanchez deal in 48 hours, Reds score FOUR

REUTERS Liverpool vs Manchester City LIVE updates: Latest Premier League score, news and highlights Liverpool 4-3 Manchester City LIVE updates: Latest Premier League score, news and highlights from Anfield 18:32: Before we hear from Jurgen Klopp, I thought I’d let you know that Pep Guardiola was evasive on the question of Alexis Sanchez. He said: “He’s an Arsenal player. We have the squad we have. I don’t know what’s going to happen in this transfer window.” 18:30: Want to hear what Jurgen Klopp thought of that? Quotes on the way……

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Lifestyle 

How much are the Crown Jewels worth? Queen’s royal collection valued at staggering amount

The Queen was crowned in June 1953, and as most monarchs since the 13th century before her, she wore the St Edward’s Crown on the day. Named after Edward the Confessor, the St. Edward’s Crown is the centrepiece for the British Crown Jewels. The present version was made for monarch Charles II in 1661, and it was crafted from solid gold. The current incarnation of the crown is decorated with 444 precious and semi-precious stones, with Baroque arches. When not in use, it is on pubic display in the Jewel…

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Lifestyle 

Coronation Street’s Nigel Havers reveals all before he departs for stage tour

More recently, he has played Coronation Street’s Lewis Archer, appeared in ITV’s Benidorm and taken part in I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! He is about to take to the stage touring round the UK with Yasmina Reza’s play, Art. Nigel, 66, lives in London with his wife Georgiana Bronfman. You are on the road with Art very soon – are you excited?  I’m very excited. It’s my favourite modern play.  It’s just the most beautifully constructed book about friendship, with the most wonderful characters. Everything about it…

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Science 

Jet stream changes since 1960s linked to more extreme weather

Increased fluctuations in the path of the North Atlantic jet stream since the 1960s coincide with more extreme weather events in Europe such as heat waves, wildfires and flooding. The new research is the first reconstruction of historical changes in the North Atlantic jet stream prior to the 20th century. By using tree rings, the researchers developed a historical look at the position of the North Atlantic jet back to 1725.

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