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Aston Martin's Lagonda will debut in 2021 with an SUV Aston Martin's Lagonda will debut in 2021 with an SUV
- May 10, 2018

Now it's getting ready to unveil its first true production model, an SUV with a battery-electric drivetrain. Though it teased crowds this year with its Lagonda Vision concept sedan, the brand - created to take on Rolls-Royce and Bentley in the ultraluxury field - will try to get its footing with what Aston calls the first "luxury battery electric SUV" to hit the market. (more...)
Dota 2 battle royale mode offered up by global 2018 Battle Pass Dota 2 battle royale mode offered up by global 2018 Battle Pass
- May 09, 2018

The yearly Battle Pass gives " Dota 2 " fans the chance to help fund the multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game's largest tournament, the global. Of course, there's also the usual array of cosmetic sprays, sound effects, taunts, and more. As ever, a cut of the proceeds from battle pass sales will go directly into the tournament's prize pool, and players who buy it will have access to a series of benefits. (more...)
Steam hopes to blow your mind with game streaming to mobile Steam hopes to blow your mind with game streaming to mobile
- May 09, 2018

Valve also announced an app for Steam Video , which brings the Steam video library with to your Android and iOS devices over Wi-Fi or LTE as well. Steam announced today that it will be rolling out its Steam Link and Steam Video apps on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV soon. (more...)
Strs Ohio Stake in Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) Decreased by $11.42 Million
- May 09, 2018

Kohmann Bosshard Financial Services LLC purchased a new position in shares of Microsoft in the 4th quarter valued at about $103,000. ( MSFT ) stake by 37.41% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Oppenheimer upped their price target on shares of Microsoft to $115.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. (more...)
Virtual Console For Nintendo Switch Ruled Out Virtual Console For Nintendo Switch Ruled Out
- May 09, 2018

A spokesperson for Nintendo confirmed to Kotaku over email that "There are now no plans to bring classic games together under the Virtual Console banner as has been done on other Nintendo systems". First, a bunch of games, some more scintillating than others. Getting to play a bunch of NES games is cool and all but what about all those other Nintendo classics? Cause this is how you make me play your old games illegally. (more...)
New Amazon Experience Centers will showcase Alexa New Amazon Experience Centers will showcase Alexa
- May 09, 2018

Ultimately, this is Amazon playing salesman for its burgeoning AI and smart home business, which includes its recent billion-dollar Ring acquisition , as it gives consumers first-hand access to life inside a super-connected abode. The homes are equipped with Dash buttons for reorders of things like Tide detergent and Charmin toilet paper. The experience centers are said to feature the latest products and experiences set up by Amazon, which will update and refine the experience within ... (more...)
OnePlus 6 Will Get an Android P Beta Build, Company Confirms OnePlus 6 Will Get an Android P Beta Build, Company Confirms
- May 09, 2018

OnePlus smartphones come with OxygenOS that is almost stock Android with some truly useful customizations thrown in to the mix. In the latest leak, the OnePlus 6 has made an appearance at the Geekbench website, revealing some of the specs that have been already confirmed by the company. (more...)
Lookout: Google Develops the App to Help the Visually Challenged Lookout: Google Develops the App to Help the Visually Challenged
- May 09, 2018

In March, Microsoft took a similar move and brought Soundscape as its app to help visually challenged navigate cities using audio cues and labels. Users can also try out beta features through Experimental mode. But when using Work and Play, Lookout might tell you when you pass an elevator or stairwell. (more...)
EA predicts 30 million Switch units sold by December 2018 EA predicts 30 million Switch units sold by December 2018
- May 09, 2018

The Nintendo Switch is expected to have built an installed user base over 30 million by the end of this year. Speaking during the publisher's latest earnings call this week ( via Variety ), Wilson put PS4 sales at around 73 million by the end of December 2017. (more...)
Google adds shared AR experiences to Android Google adds shared AR experiences to Android
- May 09, 2018

Matching your AR content and visual experiences in a shared virtual space was always going to be tough. ARCore 1.2 is available starting today for developers to try out and requires at least Android Nougat running on your phone. With that, multiple devices running the same AR application will be able to sync what they're looking at and share information about the user's interactions. (more...)
Apple reportedly cracks down on apps sharing location data with third parties Apple reportedly cracks down on apps sharing location data with third parties
- May 09, 2018

Obviously, users have a right to know if their location is shared with a third party, and their permission will be obligatory for all such purposes. Apple explains that developers must remove any code, frameworks, or SDKs that relate to the violation before their app can be resubmitted to the App Store. (more...)
BSNL launches Rs 39 plan offering unlimited voice calls BSNL launches Rs 39 plan offering unlimited voice calls
- May 09, 2018

Last week Airtel revised its 4G prepaid plan 349 and started offering 3GB data per day. As mentioned, BSNL has also refreshed three fibre broadband plans, worth Rs. Numerous telcos now have similar packs, and one such recharge plan that we will be comparing in this article is the Rs. 349 pack. This plan was the oldest plan of Airtel and was first launched with 1.4GB data. (more...)
New Report Provides 2011-2018 Overview of Global Urease Market
- May 09, 2018

It presents the Nuclear Valves market overview with growth analysis together with historical & futuristic cost. Geographically , this report is subdivuded into several key regions, with data concerned to the production and consumption patterns, revenue (million USD), market share and growth rate of Global Low Temperature Valves Sales market in these regions, for 10 years from 2012 to 2022 (forecast), covering , and its Share (%) and CAGR for the forecasted period 2017 to ... (more...)
Google Photos update brings one-tap actions, AI-powered creations Google Photos update brings one-tap actions, AI-powered creations
- May 09, 2018

Google CEO Sundar Pichai said at the event that there are over five billion photos viewed in Google Photos every day. And, for vintage album collectors, it can make an attempt at colorizing those black-and-white photos. With all the updates coming out of Google IO , the search giant couldn't forget about Photos, one of its most successful services to date. In these creations, Google uses AI to detect the subject of your photo and leave them in colour, while the background is set to black ... (more...)
Smith Rips Kanye West On Slavery Comment Smith Rips Kanye West On Slavery Comment
- May 09, 2018

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith addressed the potential summit and West's comments on slavery in a segment on First Take, and condemned West for his behavior. "When I saw the numbers I said there must be a mistake". "Black people being shot down in the street". "Kanye has gone too far" with his latest comments, they said. (more...)
Aston Martin V12 Vantage V600 edition recreates an icon Aston Martin V12 Vantage V600 edition recreates an icon
- May 09, 2018

Aston Martin is creating a run of 14 V12 Vantage V600s that are influenced by the original 1999 V600 Le Mans , which was the world's most powerful auto in production at the time. A 7-speed manual transmission provides an engaged driving experience, while the front and rear dual independent wishbone suspension - featuring 3-stage adaptive damping - produces a sublime ride in all conditions. (more...)
Dog Found Safe After Being Stolen Along With Car Dog Found Safe After Being Stolen Along With Car
- May 09, 2018

No arrests have been made. Boston Police say they have arrested David Brady, 50, of East Boston, around 6 p.m. Monday for allegedly stealing a woman's Hyundai Santa Fe auto that had her pup Chief inside of it on Sunday. Chief has been Nese's companion for quite some time, and was especially helpful through hard times past year. "A year ago my mother passed away, and two days later, I had a fire and I lost my home". (more...)
The Android P developer preview launches today The Android P developer preview launches today
- May 09, 2018

Google is overhauling Google News with an AI-driven home screen and a quick way to subscribe to local and national news sources. One of the other new features is the ability to not have to say "Hey Google " all the time to get the digital personal assistant to get things done. (more...)
Google Demos AI-Assisted Phone Call and Email-Writing Features Google Demos AI-Assisted Phone Call and Email-Writing Features
- May 09, 2018

This is Google's attempt to give you a cohesive and broad view of any particular story, and the company claims it is "by far the most powerful feature of the app". I don't care who you are, that's incredible. Another feature is the new "Shush" gesture that launches the "Do Not Disturb" functionality. And don't get us started on the "Mm-hmm" that was casually thrown in on the call and the "umms" and "uhhs". (more...)
Tower Semiconductor (TSEM) Cut to "Buy" at ValuEngine
- May 09, 2018

A high degree of volume indicates a lot of interest in a stock. The higher the relative volume is the more in play it is because more traders are watching and trading it. (NASDAQ: TSEM ) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Drexel Hamilton. Tower Semiconductor Ltd now has $2.46 billion valuation. Its current ratio is 2.9. (more...)
Ring Launches Its 'Neighbors' App On iOS & Android Ring Launches Its 'Neighbors' App On iOS & Android
- May 09, 2018

To use the app, consumers have to abide by Neighbors' community guidelines, including an agreement to "treat neighbors with respect" and avoid politics, CNET reported. The Neighbors network was previously available in the main Ring app, and already has millions of users. "Neighbors is meant to facilitate real-time communication between these groups while maintaining neighbor privacy first and foremost". (more...)
Redmi S2 Value Leaked Online Redmi S2 Value Leaked Online
- May 09, 2018

The smartphone listing not only revealed the design of the Redmi S2, but also the specifications which seem to be quite decent. There is no official announcement yet but the global version of the Xiaomi Redmi S2 is now listed on AliExpress. (more...)
Facebook shuffles execs, bets on tech behind bitcoin Facebook shuffles execs, bets on tech behind bitcoin
- May 09, 2018

The team dedicated to blockchain will be run by David Marcus, who formerly headed the Messenger chat app. There are a handful of other executive shuffles detailed in the Recode report, including the news that Chris Daniels, the VP of Facebook's Internet.org group, is taking over WhatsApp . (more...)
PM's Nepal visit to speed up joint network projects PM's Nepal visit to speed up joint network projects
- May 09, 2018

However, the obstructions to food and other supplies in 2015 due to Madhesi agitation led the Nepal government under Oli to accuse India of pushing the Himalayan country to face economic blockade. Meanwhile, India is looking forward to completing modalities to sign an MoU with Nepal over the next few months for conducting a survey for the ambitious Kathmandu-Raxaul rail link. (more...)
Citizenship Bill Triggers Sharp Divisions on Linguistic Lines in Assam Citizenship Bill Triggers Sharp Divisions on Linguistic Lines in Assam
- May 09, 2018

The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), an ally of the ruling BJP-led coalition government in Assam, also made a separate representation opposing the Bill. The members of JPC will visit Bengali-majority Barak valley on Tuesday where it will have consultations with approximately 300 organisations. (more...)
Google tries to burst filter bubbles with redesigned 'News' app Google tries to burst filter bubbles with redesigned 'News' app
- May 09, 2018

Google's AI will also be responsible for separating content into news, opinion and analysis. It is one of the company's major refresh mode which aims to bring features from YouTube and Play Newsstand magazine app to modernize the product. (more...)
Unlock Pink Mercy and Help Support Breast Cancer Research Unlock Pink Mercy and Help Support Breast Cancer Research
- May 09, 2018

Blizzard has other ways players can participate even in as simple a way as watching a Pink Mercy charity stream and unlocking icons and sprays. One hundred percent of all proceeds go to the BCRF, with Blizzard promising at least $25,000 to show additional support for the charity.The BCRF is a renowned research organization with high ratings on Charity Navigator , a site that tracks how charities spend their money. (more...)
Panasonic launches 'P95' in India for Rs 3999 Panasonic launches 'P95' in India for Rs 3999
- May 08, 2018

Electronics giant Panasonic has expanded its smartphone portfolio in the country with the launch of Panasonic P95 . The company has gone for the regular 16:9 aspect ratio of the display and under the hood it's powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 chipset coupled with 1 GB of RAM and 16 Gb inbuilt memory. (more...)
[Specs Revealed] Galaxy S8 Lite Listed On TENAA And FCC [Specs Revealed] Galaxy S8 Lite Listed On TENAA And FCC
- May 08, 2018

The Samsung Galaxy S8 Lite will feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal memory, a lower-end 16MP rear camera, no heart rate monitor, and powered by a 3000mAh non-removable battery. It wasn't clear if it will be launched in other markets, or if it's even arriving in the U.S.in the future. Samsung is reportedly planning to launch 4 Galaxy J series smartphone in India this month, with an eye on targeting the mid-range market sector. (more...)
Twitter testing end-to-end encrypted messaging Twitter testing end-to-end encrypted messaging
- May 08, 2018

Twitter isn't the first mainstream service to introduce end-to-end encryption for its messages. It can stop private communications from being intercepted by third parties-be they hackers, governments or police-and became popular in the wake of the 2013 Edward Snowden revelations . (more...)