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More Expensive Tesla 3's versions will be made first More Expensive Tesla 3's versions will be made first
- August 08, 2017

In March, the company raised $1.4 billion through a convertible debt offering. And, if recent Wall Street commentary is anything to go by, the street might be underestimating Tesla's Model 3 production ramp-up. Considering Musk's concerted push to make Tesla's cars autonomous, it's not surprising that he's willing to bet that stripping the typical creature comforts from the interior of the Model 3 will be fine. (more...)
Apple accidentally reveals iPhone 8 design in HomePod firmware gaffe Apple accidentally reveals iPhone 8 design in HomePod firmware gaffe
- August 08, 2017

The firmware leak appears to have an image that supports this iPhone 8/Pro screen configuration, while the leaked firmware also suggest a front-facing camera will be able to record 4K video at 60fps, which would be a boon for videographers and those taking photo or video selfies while being able to see themselves on their screens. (more...)
Galaxy S8 Active Official, AT&T May Lose Exclusivity
- August 08, 2017

It comes as no surprise then that the Galaxy S8 Active is being tipped as Samsung' toughest Galaxy phone yet. Samsung is gearing up to release its newest Galaxy S8 Active, which will be available for preorder come Tuesday through AT&T. (more...)
Ali dominates for England at Old Trafford Ali dominates for England at Old Trafford
- August 08, 2017

The venue had been inundated by an overnight deluge making outfield conditions soggy. An unbeaten half-century by Moeen Ali cements England's stronghold over South Africa on day three of the final Test at Old Trafford. Bairstow's enterprising and entertaining knock ensured England made a solid first-innings total of 362. Dawid Malan fared no better as he was dismissed by Keshav Maharaj for six runs, but captain Joe Root and Ben Stokes stemmed the bleeding with a 57-run ... (more...)
Google software engineer defends gender pay gap in leaked manifesto Google software engineer defends gender pay gap in leaked manifesto
- August 07, 2017

Former Google engineer Erica Baker, who gained attention past year for her Medium posts about diversity, responded to the latest controversy, saying she's "disappointed but unsurprised". He also claims that Google has an unconscious-bias training. The Google employee argued company initiatives to increase diversity discriminate against some employees, and that a liberal bias among executives and many employees makes it hard to discuss the issue at Google , a unit of Alphabet Inc., ... (more...)
LG confirms that V30 will sport OLED Full Vision display
- August 07, 2017

LG has reduced the bezel in V30 by 20 and 50 percent at the top and bottom. LG has already sent invites for the event on August 31st, at which we believe that the company would announce the much-awaited LG V30 , so just a few days are remaining to know what actually LG has been planning. (more...)
China says US, North Korea hold "primary responsibility" for de-escalating tensions
- August 07, 2017

White House adviser Sebastian Gorka said Thursday that the administration can use President Trump's Twitter feed to encourage China to act against North Korea. "North Korea remains the most urgent threat to regional stability", Pacific Air Forces commander General Terrence J. 'If called upon, we are ready to respond with rapid, lethal, and overwhelming force at a time and place of our choosing'. (more...)
Amir Khan has taken to Snapchat to re-accuse Joshua Amir Khan has taken to Snapchat to re-accuse Joshua
- August 06, 2017

Dressed in an off-the-shoulder top and ripped jeans she added the message "hold your head high". Last year, Makdhoom claimed she was bullied by Khan's family over her choice of clothing and her faith. The 26-year-old model responded to the allegations of infidelity with her own angry tweets, but later back-tracked. Khan took to Twitter to announce that he is separating with his wife, calling her a gold digger, he mentioned the marriage was against his family and friends will. (more...)
Hearthstone's Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion will launch August 10 Hearthstone's Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion will launch August 10
- August 06, 2017

In addition to new cards , Knights of the Frozen Throne includes new single-player content-something the most recent expansion, Journey to Un'Goro, did not. The mechanic can be found in both minions and spells, and players believe that it will help the survivability of control decks against aggressive starts by their opponents. (more...)
Man chuckles as he shoots, kills struggling hammerhead shark Man chuckles as he shoots, kills struggling hammerhead shark
- August 06, 2017

It's heinous", said Russ Rector, an animal rights activist. Kompothecras apologized and deleted a video of a shark being shot from his social media accounts, telling People magazine he "would not make those decisions again". It shows a hammerhead shark getting drowned in beer and is titled "who needs a beer bong?" "That shark was probably far gone or on its way out already". (more...)
NA Increases Stake in NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA)
- August 06, 2017

IRBT was included in 4 notes of analysts from October 17, 2016. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. (NYSE:PM) stock reached a 1-year peak price of $123.55. As per Tuesday, September 6, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The stock being overvalued and undervalued sometimes depends upon the market situation as well. (more...)
Middle-earth: Shadow of War features microtransactions Middle-earth: Shadow of War features microtransactions
- August 06, 2017

According to Warner Bros., small amounts of gold will be given out at "specific milestones", perhaps Shadow of War story progression , and also for "participating in community challenges". What is Mirian and how do I earn it? Are there unique items in the market purchased using Gold that you can't get through normal play? For example, 500 mirian can get you a silver war crate, which guarantees at least one epic orc follower, another orc of random rarity and one training order. (more...)
Unofficial Pixel XL 2 Case Compared With Pixel, Galaxy S8 Unofficial Pixel XL 2 Case Compared With Pixel, Galaxy S8
- August 05, 2017

This move would have always been contentious, though Google's teasing at the original Pixel launch previous year certainly does not help. Some reports have suggested that Google might try to differentiate its two Pixel models , with the smaller Pixel looking like the current version while the Pixel XL2 features a more expansive screen and squeezable sides for controlling the Google Assistant. (more...)
Spotify On Xbox One Soon To Be A Reality
- August 05, 2017

While other audio streaming services such as SoundCloud, Pandora, TuneIn, and Microsoft's own Groove are available on Xbox One , the absence of an official Spotify app has been a sore spot for many Xbox fans. On the PS4, both the free and paid versions of Spotify function in much the same way they function elsewhere - the paid app is commercial-free, while the free version has occasional ad breaks. (more...)
Lenovo Smartphones will Feature Stock Android from Now Lenovo Smartphones will Feature Stock Android from Now
- August 05, 2017

Along with the confirmed stock Android 7.1.1, the phone will feature a 5.5-inch display. The announcement is made a few days shy of the K8 Note launch which is the first smartphone among the lot from Lenovo that will boast the feature. "It was a lengthy process to get done". Like many manufacturers, Lenovo developed its own user experience on top of Android in an effort to differentiate its devices at the software level, but that's about to change. (more...)
Facebook continues rollout of 'Related Articles' in fight against fake news Facebook continues rollout of 'Related Articles' in fight against fake news
- August 05, 2017

The updated feature will also show stories used as part of the fact-checking process Facebook uses on some articles. Facebook has also rolled out a new feature in four countries (initially the USA, the Netherlands, Germany and France) that will publish alternative news links beneath questionable articles. (more...)
IPhone 8 Release Date Delay? Samsung OLED Display Production At Full Speed IPhone 8 Release Date Delay? Samsung OLED Display Production At Full Speed
- August 05, 2017

To meet Apple's demands, Samsung's production capacity for the screens spiked from 30,000 to 45,000 panels per month past year to 105,000 on Friday. As per several reports, South Korean electronics company LG will be supplying 45,000 OLED panels per month to Apple for its iPhones in 2019. At this rate, Samsung Display's facilities would be able to produce about 130 million displays. (more...)
Activision is Ready to Remaster Other Franchises Activision is Ready to Remaster Other Franchises
- August 05, 2017

Also it was the top selling game on PSN in the U.S. and in Europe. CEO Eric Hirshberg spoke to investors after an earnings release last night and stated that, "We had no idea - it's hard to tell whether that's a vocal minority or whether that's a real mass audience until you put something out there". (more...)
Nokia Oyj (HEL:NOKIA) PT Set at €6.20 by Deutsche Bank AG
- August 04, 2017

Bank of America Corporation reaffirmed a neutral rating on shares of Nokia Corporation in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Additionally on 2/07/17 Morgan Stanley "Upgrades" Nokia Corp (NYSE:NOK) to Overweight setting price target at $0 and on 1/13/17 Natixis "Upgrades" the stock to Buy at $0. (more...)
Japanese Beer Titan Sapporo Buys Anchor Brewing Japanese Beer Titan Sapporo Buys Anchor Brewing
- August 04, 2017

Anchor Brewing has been a San Francisco staple since 1896, surviving earthquakes, prohibition and tech booms and busts. Greggor added that Anchor Beer will still be brewed at the company's Potrero Hill headquarters in San Francisco and there will not be any changes to its popular beer recipes. (more...)
PC fans get reward for long beta wait PC fans get reward for long beta wait
- August 04, 2017

However, PC owners will get one thing that their console counterparts missed out on. Users will be able to try out a new #Pvp map called Javelin-4. Destiny 2 stands to be one of this year's biggest games, so it's inevitable Bungie's shooting MMO is already drumming up controversy. (more...)
Microsoft tests Eye Control feature; Company focuses on artificial intelligence Microsoft tests Eye Control feature; Company focuses on artificial intelligence
- August 04, 2017

Microsoft got the idea of embedding eye-tracking capabilities into Windows 10 from its first employee hackathon - One Week - in 2014. For now, the development is in beta stage and users will need to sign up to Microsoft's insider programme to get access. (more...)
Xiaomi overtakes Fitbit, Apple in wearables market Xiaomi overtakes Fitbit, Apple in wearables market
- August 04, 2017

Apple had a 44% increase in wearable marketshare from 9% to 13% The rest of the field, listed as "others", saw its share rise from 47.5% to 54.2%. Xiaomi missed out on a top five spot by 0.7 million units, IHS Markit wrote on its website . (more...)
Asda Profits Fall By 19% As Competition Grows Asda Profits Fall By 19% As Competition Grows
- August 04, 2017

They have had some success, slowing the rate of Asda's sales decline to 2.8 percent in the first quarter. Tom Berry, a retail analyst at GlobalData, told the BBC: " Asda has been flailing without direction for too long, and a comprehensive plan is needed if it is to survive in the highly competitive United Kingdom grocery market". (more...)
New Galaxy Note 8 Leak Shows S Pen
- August 04, 2017

Samsung has not yet made its official announcement of the Galaxy Note 8 , but prolific leaker Evan Blass has already given fans a good idea of what to expect from the upcoming device. The phone features one regular 12MP camera and another telephoto lens which helps get a better zoom. One of the main highlights of the latest Samsung flip phone is that the device features a fast wireless charging technology. (more...)
Microsoft Unveils Three New Xbox One Controllers Microsoft Unveils Three New Xbox One Controllers
- August 03, 2017

It's now capable of supporting up to eight controllers and can also transmit stereo sound. All items are now available for pre-order on the official Microsoft site . Additionally, Microsoft unveiled a new addition to its Tech controller series, "inspired by military technology and performance patterns found in airborne navy patrol units". (more...)
Microsoft Windows 10 Tip: How to use Surface Dial with Paint 3D Microsoft Windows 10 Tip: How to use Surface Dial with Paint 3D
- August 02, 2017

A big selling point for this plan is that fact that customers can upgrade to the latest Surface model after an 18-month period. With Surface Plus, customers in the United States can buy any of the latest Surface devices with a 24-month payment plan at an April of only 0%. (more...)
Monster Hunter XX Demo Hits Nintendo Switch On August 10th Monster Hunter XX Demo Hits Nintendo Switch On August 10th
- August 01, 2017

The game launches in the U.S. on September 8. You can see some of this at work in the trailer that was just released, featuring a lively world full of characters with personality as well as new anime-styled characters looking for monster eggs and investigating the world of monsters in general. (more...)
Is '13 Reasons Why' Helping Kids Kill Themselves? Is '13 Reasons Why' Helping Kids Kill Themselves?
- August 01, 2017

Ayers said in a statement . The study was published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine . To isolate the show's effect on suicide-related searches further, the team used historical search trends to create a control scenario in which 13 Reasons Why was never released, and compared those to the real results from March 31 to April 19. (more...)
Burqa-clad militants loot bank at Arwani Burqa-clad militants loot bank at Arwani
- August 01, 2017

Police sources said demonetisation has hit militants and their over-ground workers hard and they have suddenly faced the cash crunch in Jammu and Kashmir. During the initial investigation and with the help of CCTV footage, it was found that Hizb militants are involved in the crime. "Two of them were wearing burqa while the third had covered his face", a police official said. (more...)