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AMG GT Roadster range expands with 384kW 'S' AMG GT Roadster range expands with 384kW 'S'
- May 14, 2018

On the outside, the GT S Roadster looks quite identical to other variants. It also swaps out numerous AMG Chrome accents for black ones. The list of optional extras is too long to replicate here, but customers can order things like the AMG Piano Lacquer Interior package, AMG Performance seats with AIRSCARF neck-level heating system, the AMG Dynamic Plus package, AMG rear axle steering, and much more. (more...)
Asteroid Possibly Longer Than Football Field Will Soon Have Near-Earth Encounter Asteroid Possibly Longer Than Football Field Will Soon Have Near-Earth Encounter
- May 14, 2018

The space rock - dubbed Asteroid 2010 WC9 - will pass by the planet at around half the moon's distance on Tuesday. On May 8, astronomers spotted the asteroid and gave it a new name before realizing it was 2010 WC9 . "Our display will update every five seconds", Guy Wells tells EarthSky in an email. We are of course collecting astrometric data whilst this is happening, but the motion of the asteroid will be apparent every five seconds! Is asteroid 2010 WC9 large sufficient that ... (more...)
IPhone explodes in Las Vegas fix shop IPhone explodes in Las Vegas fix shop
- May 14, 2018

Surveillance footage of the explosion was leaked online on May 11. Back in late 2016, a rash of iPhone 6 fires in China were blamed on external damage to the devices. The video shows a worker sitting nearby, working on another phone, when the device exploded. While he says you can never predict when the battery could explode, Tartaglio said the key is to keep your phone out of direct sunlight during the summer. (more...)
NASA set to fly chopper to Mars NASA set to fly chopper to Mars
- May 14, 2018

May 11, 2018. A craft flying just above Mars' surface will be operating at a density altitude far above the current record for a helicopter (40,000 feet), as the DA on the red planet simulates somewhere around the 100,000 foot mark on Earth. (more...)
White Wisconsin cop caught on video punching Black teen White Wisconsin cop caught on video punching Black teen
- May 14, 2018

During an interview with WISN-TV, Tyrone Jackson - the passer-by who recorded the altercation between the white police officer and the black teenager, revealed that he really wanted to help the teenager , but he didn't want to get himself in trouble by doing so. (more...)
Google To Require Android OEMs Deliver Regular Security Updates Google To Require Android OEMs Deliver Regular Security Updates
- May 13, 2018

It's neat for owners of the individual phones from each of the manufacturers to get an early look at Android P , but that's not why this announcement is so exciting. At least, in the case of the OEMs who are a part of the program. These are huge companies that sell tens of millions of phones a year. Google still rolls out patches nearly every month but OEMs fail to push them out to the devices. (more...)
Earliest 'Baleen Whales' Had Large Teeth and Gums Earliest 'Baleen Whales' Had Large Teeth and Gums
- May 13, 2018

The researchers discovered the skull of what is called Llanocetus denticrenatus that is believed to be the "second-oldest baleen whale " on the planet. He found the remains throughout an exploration in Antarctica. "I realised that it was something big - a major find of a large whale", he recalls. This is an artist's reconstruction of Llanocetus denticrenatus , an ancient whale with teeth. (more...)
Bangladesh Launches its First Satellite into Space Bangladesh Launches its First Satellite into Space
- May 13, 2018

The launch was originally planned for May 10 and postponed to take place the following day after an error was found just a minute before launch. The much-awaited launch had to be pushed back nearly 24 hours, until the next launching opportunity became available. (more...)
Concourse Capital Management LLC Has $7.51 Million Stake in Amazon.com
- May 13, 2018

Invesco Limited reported 1.64 million shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Given Amazon.com's competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Amazon.com has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors. The company has a market capitalization of $780.24 billion, a P/E ratio of 352.29, a P/E/G ratio of 4.40 and a beta of 1.60. The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $113.91. (more...)
Flipkart's Big Shopping Days sale: Huge discounts, 100% cashback for 4 days Flipkart's Big Shopping Days sale: Huge discounts, 100% cashback for 4 days
- May 13, 2018

Note, the deals on both Flipkart and Amazon will keep getting updated with time, depending on the customer demand. That said, the above-mentioned price of Rs 10,799 is only applicable if a user places the order using their HDFC Bank debit or credit card. (more...)
New lawsuit alleges that Apple knowingly sold defective Macbooks New lawsuit alleges that Apple knowingly sold defective Macbooks
- May 13, 2018

The suit, filed in the Northern District Court of California, cites forum complaints going back to 2015, and substantially describes the difficulties of two named plaintiffs, one of whom experienced a failed keyboard after only one month. At that time, the company claimed that this was more accurate and precise than other keyboards. The keyboard on Macbook Pro 2016 models have been said to be failing twice as much as older models, according to an investigation by AppleInsider . (more...)
Stock'S Earning Overview Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR)
- May 13, 2018

The ratio is better, as 1 active investment managers increased and opened new holdings, while 7 decreased and sold stakes in Frontier Communications Corp . The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 87.89%. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 891,012 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $6,611,000 after buying an additional 62,998 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Mazda names new CEO to revive USA market Mazda names new CEO to revive USA market
- May 13, 2018

Marumoto, an executive vice-president who heads operations in the USA, will replace Masamichi Kogai after the change is ratified at an annual shareholder meeting on June 26, Mazda said on Friday. China overtook the U.S. as Mazda's biggest market in 2017. Mazda named Akira Marumoto its next CEO to lead a revival in earnings growth in the face of a slowing U.S. (more...)
Fortnite 50v50 V2 Returns Fortnite 50v50 V2 Returns
- May 13, 2018

For those of you that remember when it first launched, Fortnite's 50v50 two-team mode left major impressions across the community. Epic Games has taken to Twitter to announce that the new game mode is making its grand return back to the live servers. (more...)
How To Turn On "Remind Me To Take A Break" On YouTube?
- May 13, 2018

As a part of Google's digital well-being efforts, the first change has arrived in the form of a YouTube update. In addition, there are just two added features inside the new YouTube notifications menu. If users chose to try this feature, they can continue to watch videos, but will get reminders to take some time off. Users are free to ignore this reminder and keep watching. (more...)
Hawking send-off open to time travellers Hawking send-off open to time travellers
- May 13, 2018

Hawking famously often threw up the prospect of time travel and even tried out an experiment when he organised a party for time travellers in 2009. Those born between 2019 and 2038 have chance to attend the memorial service of Stephen Hawking on June 15. (more...)
8-Bit 'Bloodstained' Spin-Off to Come Out in May 8-Bit 'Bloodstained' Spin-Off to Come Out in May
- May 12, 2018

A few moments ago, Inti Creates released a presentation trailer for the game Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon , an adventure classic 8-bit style that had been promised in the initial project of Kickstarter of Bloodstained Ritual of the Night . (more...)
BlackBerry KEY2 Launch Date is set to June 7 BlackBerry KEY2 Launch Date is set to June 7
- May 12, 2018

We're now less than a month away from that launch date, so we should start to hear more rumors and leaks drip through in the days ahead, but we'll also bring you all the official news as it's announced from NY. The TENAA listing showcased a dual rear camera setup on the BlackBerry handset that carried model number BBF100-4. The BlackBerry KEY2 is expected to feature a QWERTY keyboard with gestures as well as a multitouch-supported display which is expected to come with 3:2 aspect ... (more...)
Reliance Jio's Rs199 postpaid plan likely to trigger tariff war Reliance Jio's Rs199 postpaid plan likely to trigger tariff war
- May 12, 2018

Also, the company said, " Jio Postpaid brings a differentiated connected living experience to postpaid users and will once again challenge the industry status quo by offering the lowest tariffs in India and overseas to the postpaid users, who end up paying disproportionately higher as compared to the prepaid segment". (more...)
Motorola foldable smartphone release on track with patent approval Motorola foldable smartphone release on track with patent approval
- May 12, 2018

Microsoft has previously applied for a hinge patent for a folding device. As of now, the development of Motorola's foldable smartphone is still unknown but it's hoped that we can have more details about the said handset. Other companies have been heard to also join the bandwagon like Lenovo with those flexible displays and devices , ZTE with the Axon Multy dual-screen phone, LG, Google , OPPO , and just recently, Huawei .As for Lenovo, there was that foldable folio tablet ... (more...)
IPL 2018 | MS Dhoni blames bowlers after the Royal defeat IPL 2018 | MS Dhoni blames bowlers after the Royal defeat
- May 12, 2018

Watson already has a century against RR, Rayudu has played the season of his life that has earned him a return to the Indian ODI side, Raina, well, is showing why he is known as Mr. MS Dhoni, while talking to commentators after Rajasthan Royals chased down a stiff target of 177 against CSK , was visibly livid with his team's bowling effort. (more...)
Microsoft May Be Building Its Own Smart Speaker Microsoft May Be Building Its Own Smart Speaker
- May 12, 2018

According to Winfuture.de's sources , Microsoft is working with ODM Quanta to create a smart speaker . The company has not released its Cortana-integrated piece of hardware, but following to Amazon Echo and Google Home , Microsoft is thinking to enter in the future of technology and an advanced level of AI. (more...)
Surface Pro 4 Screen Flickering? You Could Get a Free Replacement Surface Pro 4 Screen Flickering? You Could Get a Free Replacement
- May 12, 2018

That is because Microsoft has finally come to the conclusion that some units are just not repairable. Back in February, we told you that some Surface Pro 4 owners were putting their device on ice, literally . "We have heard your feedback and after careful examination, have determined that a small percentage of Surface Pro 4 devices are exhibiting a screen flicker that can not be addressed with a firmware or driver update", Redmond revealed Friday. (more...)
NASA Just Unveiled This Awesome, Tiny Helicopter That Will Cruise Over Mars NASA Just Unveiled This Awesome, Tiny Helicopter That Will Cruise Over Mars
- May 12, 2018

The Mars 2020 rover mission, also managed by JPL, is scheduled for launch in February 2020, arriving on Mars one year later. The announcement just came today from NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine, a former congressman who was recently appointed to the position without having any background in science . (more...)
NASA Uncovers New Magnetic Processes In Earth's Outer Atmosphere NASA Uncovers New Magnetic Processes In Earth's Outer Atmosphere
- May 12, 2018

The discovery reveals the link between the two most important processes in the plasma universe; turbulence and magnetic reconnection . This mystery is one that has kept many scientists in laboratories with a solution. "The key event of the paper happens in 45 milliseconds". Until now, scientists have seen this event in the universe and in our planet's magnetosphere. (more...)
Google Pay to store tickets, boarding passes Google Pay to store tickets, boarding passes
- May 12, 2018

So, if you've been using Google Pay on a regular basis, you'll be pleased to know that developers have chose to add support for flight, movie and concert tickets. Google Pay got many solid improvements in the last six months, evidence that Google has major plans for the service. You could have flight changes or other related information sent as push notifications too, so you'll always be updated on your arrangements. (more...)
SpaceX makes second attempt to launch Block 5
- May 11, 2018

About 10 minutes after launch, the first stage of the Falcon 9 came back in for a pretty landing back on Earth. Los Angeles-based SpaceX on Friday launched and landed its most recoverable rocket yet - one that is expected to carry USA astronauts to the International Space Station beginning later this year. (more...)
Child murder suspect from west coast arrested in IL Child murder suspect from west coast arrested in IL
- May 11, 2018

Washburn of Eureka, Illinois, is in Woodford County Jail following a joint investigation by Illinois State Police and the Tacoma Police Department. Her body was found several weeks later in the woods near Five Mile Drive, according to The News Tribune . (more...)
Aston Martin DB11 AMR Signature Edition Starts at $241000 Aston Martin DB11 AMR Signature Edition Starts at $241000
- May 11, 2018

Along with the power boost, top speed increases by 8 miles per hour to 208 while the 0-62 miles per hour time dips to a super quick 3.7 seconds-an improvement of 0.2 second, say AMR eggheads. Inside, the black-and-carbon-fibre theme is carried on, with monotone leather and Alcantara upholstery offset by other weave details and the central lime stripe on the seats. (more...)
Bethesda teases RAGE 2, may have robust online modes Bethesda teases RAGE 2, may have robust online modes
- May 11, 2018

Initially, people applauded the reaction as a pretty clever way to respond to and nearly debunk the leak, but then things started to get a little interesting. Some say that these are for Rage 2 and others think it is Starfield . First, the Bethesda Twitter account posted an image of London's Big Ben which in itself isn't too peculiar, but what stood out was the big pink smear across the clock face, the same pink which matches that used in the initial image poking fun at Walmart. (more...)