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McLaren Ultimate Vision designed for Gran Turismo game McLaren Ultimate Vision designed for Gran Turismo game
- September 20, 2017

The brands are challenged to design extreme, forward-thinking performance concepts that represent the future direction of their brand, with McLaren being the latest automaker to show off their Vision GT creation. This gives the handling benefits of active aerodynamics with a reduced number of moving parts that benefits both complexity and weight. In-game, the driver is able to monitor the car's brake temperatures while driving around world-famous circuits in the virtual auto. (more...)
Discounts are passe; cashback is king at Paytm Mall's 'Mera Cashback Sale' Discounts are passe; cashback is king at Paytm Mall's 'Mera Cashback Sale'
- September 20, 2017

As a part of this sale Paytm will be offering assured cash back on all top selling Apple products, which will including a cashback upto whooping Rs 15,000. Paytm Mall's latest Mera Cashback Sale is geared towards offering customers the maximum savings as the money is credited into the customer's Paytm Wallet. (more...)
Before Padmavati arrives, Ranveer-Deepika-Shahid tease with film logo Before Padmavati arrives, Ranveer-Deepika-Shahid tease with film logo
- September 20, 2017

All the three lead actors of film ( Deepika Padukone , Shahid Kapoor & Ranveer Singh ) took to their Twitter account and wrote, "रानी पद्मावती पधार रही हैं". According to reports Ranveer Singh, who is portraying the role of Alauddin Khilji will be seen romancing his slave-general Malik Kafur, depicted by Neerja actor Jim Sarbh. (more...)
YouTube extends its Twitch-like subscription model to more streamers YouTube extends its Twitch-like subscription model to more streamers
- September 20, 2017

YouTube Gaming's new sponsorship option, though, owes more to crowdfunding services like Patreon: 'With sponsorships , fans can purchase digital goods directly from your channel and support you via monthly recurring payments of $4.99 Dollars (local pricing applies),' explains YouTube Gaming product manager Barbara Macdonald in the launch announcement . (more...)
Samsung adds option to disable Bixby button on Galaxy smartphones Samsung adds option to disable Bixby button on Galaxy smartphones
- September 20, 2017

However not everyone was on board with the idea. Under the heading "Select what to open with the Bixby key ", there is now an option for " Don't open anything ". Still, long-pressing the button will continue opening Bixby Voice . It was only in Samsung's best interest to make this an optional feature rather than a dedicated one. (more...)
Tokyo's Nikkei soars 2pc to close at two-year high Tokyo's Nikkei soars 2pc to close at two-year high
- September 20, 2017

The 225-issue Nikkei average advanced 389.88 points, or 1.96 percent, to end at 20,299.38, topping the 20,000 threshold for the first time since August 7 on a closing basis and hitting its highest closing level since August 18, 2015. The Hang Seng Index gained 76.39 points, or 0.3%, to 28,127.40. There were gains in automakers, but tech stocks were mixed and retailers fell: Hyundai Motor closed up 1.4%, Samsung Electronics added 0.2% and Lotte Shopping tumbled 4.6% by the end of the ... (more...)
IOS 11 May Not Work With Your Favorite Apps IOS 11 May Not Work With Your Favorite Apps
- September 20, 2017

With its operating system updates , Apple also supports lots of older devices. iOS 11 , most significant update at the moment will have available on Friday for eligible appliances. You can customize it to include only the controls you want or need. Many popular apps stop working if users upgrade their iPhones or iPads to Apple's newly-released iOS 11 . (more...)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows
- September 20, 2017

From another technical standpoint, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE: HPE)'s 14-day Relative Strength Index (RSI) has reached 48.18, putting it inside a neutral zone. This represents a $0.26 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.93%. 07/11/2017 - Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Mizuho. (more...)
Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept hints at Evo rebirth Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept hints at Evo rebirth
- September 20, 2017

Mitsubishi has not said what engine will power the new e-Evolution concept, but it's safe to say there will some level of electrification, if not a completely electric powertrain. Then there's the diffuser with light blue accents and we can see the e-Evolution badge right there which confirms that an electric motor will drive this auto. (more...)
Wall St edges up as US Fed meeting is in focus Wall St edges up as US Fed meeting is in focus
- September 20, 2017

THE QUOTE: "People are still, as they usually are the day before a Fed announcement, kind of in a wait-and-see mode", said Lindsey Bell, investment strategist at CFRA Research. Wholesale gasoline slid 1 cent to $1.66 a gallon. Among the major miners, Fortescue Metals is down nearly 2 percent, Rio Tinto is losing more than 1 percent and BHP Billiton is declining nearly 1 percent after iron ore prices dropped to below $70 a ton. (more...)
Amazon debuts latest Amazon Fire HD 10, with Alexa hands Amazon debuts latest Amazon Fire HD 10, with Alexa hands
- September 20, 2017

The tablet also supports hands-free Alexa that allows you to use the tablet just like any other Echo device. Hiding underneath that shiny new screen are spruced-up innards, with 2 GB of RAM and a quad-core processor up to 1.8 GHz making the new edition up to 30 percent faster than the last generation. (more...)
OnePlus officially unveils OnePlus 5 JCC+ OnePlus officially unveils OnePlus 5 JCC+
- September 20, 2017

Dubbed OnePlus 5 JCC+, the refreshed flagship smartphone now sports a bright blue On/Off button on its side, as well as scrawled writing across the back of the phone. On the rear is the 20MP + 16MP dual camera setup with PDAF, EIS, and 2X optical zoom. The OnePlus 5 uses an nearly stock version of Android, has 6GB RAM inside it (8GB variant also available), has dual-camera setup with 16-megapixel image sensor, comes with an all-metal body, as well as has features like Dash charging. (more...)
Kolkata welcomes Durga Puja with kilometre long Alpona; see stunning photos Kolkata welcomes Durga Puja with kilometre long Alpona; see stunning photos
- September 20, 2017

Durga Pujo is celebrated for seven days, which will start from September 25 and will end on September 30. Mahalaya marks the first day of Dussehra and is celebrated by Bengalis across the world with much fanfare. Stunning pictures of the longest " alpana " - it covers an entire street - have since taken over social media. Most of the painters were students from esteemed art colleges such as Government College of Art & Craft, Calcutta and Rabindra Bharati University. (more...)
Are Analysts Bearish Commscope Holding Company Inc (NASDAQ:COMM) After Last Week?
- September 20, 2017

Commscope Hldg Co Inc now has $6.48B valuation. In other Commscope Holding Company news, Director Frank M. Drendel sold 15,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 1st. for 101,050 shares. 0 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data. The stock of Commscope Holding Company Inc (NASDAQ:COMM) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, June 6 by Jefferies. (more...)
End Space releases for Sony PlayStation VR End Space releases for Sony PlayStation VR
- September 20, 2017

Capcom has finally nailed down a release date for Monster Hunter: World . Square Enix announced its new game " Left Alive " during Sony's PlayStation conference at TGS 2017. It's set for a PlayStation 4 release next year. This time, the trailer shows of the game running on the PlayStation 4 Pro, according to Polygon . The Final Fantasy XV protagonist joins a wide array of characters from other entires in Square's beloved role-playing franchise, including Cloud from Final Fantasy VII, ... (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Spotted Samsung Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Spotted
- September 20, 2017

The deal is based on 24 monthly payments with the total price paid for the S8, including a one-off deposit of £53, coming in at £533 - that's £156 less than the standard S8 price. The goodybags start at £10 a month for 2GB of data, 500 minutes and unlimited texts, and go all the way up to £20 a month for all-you-can-eat data, calls and texts. (more...)
Xbox chief Phil Spencer promoted to Microsoft leadership group Xbox chief Phil Spencer promoted to Microsoft leadership group
- September 20, 2017

According to a report from Business Insider , the change was prompted by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's order to restructure the leadership of the company. Microsoft is preparing to launch new mixed reality headsets for virtual reality and augmented reality soon, and gaming will likely be a big part of that. (more...)
Google Pixelbook and Pixelbook Pen revealed in images Google Pixelbook and Pixelbook Pen revealed in images
- September 20, 2017

The leaked photos suggest a generously sized trackpad and a premium chassis from top to bottom but that still does not justify the $1,199 price tag, assuming it ends up being true. It will be coloured the same as the Pixelbook and have a button which could possibly launch Google Assistant which has been teased as coming to Chrome OS for some time. (more...)
Toyota reveals GR sports auto series in Japan Toyota reveals GR sports auto series in Japan
- September 20, 2017

Starting with the base variant GR Sports, it is essentially a rebranding of the G Sports (G's ) series. Buyers of the Mark X GR Sport can choose between 203 PS 2.5 litre and 318 PS 3.5 litre V6 mills, both paired to a six-speed automatic, while the Noah and Voxy GR Sport is powered exclusively by a 152 PS 2.0 litre four-pot and a six-speed auto. (more...)
Sony Xperia XZ1 Released In The US Sony Xperia XZ1 Released In The US
- September 20, 2017

The Sony Xperia XZ1 comes with a "flagship loop surface" and a metal unibody. At the U.S. launch, the company said the smartphone will ship with Android 8.0 Oreo starting in September, but the same remains to be seen for the India launch at the end of this month. (more...)
Vodafone, Lava tie up for cashback offer Vodafone, Lava tie up for cashback offer
- September 20, 2017

With a new recharge pack priced at Rs 399, Jio customers get 1 GB of data per day at 4G speed for 84 days along with free voice calls, SMS (short message service) and access to MyJio app services. The Telecom player BSNL Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has announced special tariff offer of Rs. 249 for prepaid users. Similarly, an active Vodafone user who purchases a new Lava feature phone can also avail the cashback. (more...)
Kia confirm Stonic pricing | New Release Kia confirm Stonic pricing | New Release
- September 19, 2017

Kia expects to sell at least 7,000 Stonics in the United Kingdom in 2018, rising to 10,000-plus a year. The Stonic is based on the same underpinnings as the Rio supermini and reflects the trend among buyers to move out of smaller cars into small crossovers, which are felt to have more presence on the road. (more...)
HTC Vive Focus Leaks As Name For HTC Vive Standalone HTC Vive Focus Leaks As Name For HTC Vive Standalone
- September 19, 2017

We're still not entirely sure what the headset will be called, where it will be released, how much it will cost, or even when we'll get our hands on it. The headset also comes with Google's WorldSense, a new inside-out positional tracking technology that allows virtual reality applications and content to detect the user's movement in 3D space. (more...)
Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8: the weigh Apple iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8: the weigh
- September 19, 2017

Apple iPhone X comes in two storage variants, 64GB and 256GB. The report states a large number of potential iPhone buyers are waiting until the iPhone X goes up for pre-order in late October, in lieu of purchasing the readily available iPhone 8 . (more...)
TRAI revises IUC (Interconnect charges) to 6 paise/minute, effective Oct 1 TRAI revises IUC (Interconnect charges) to 6 paise/minute, effective Oct 1
- September 19, 2017

Mobile calls are now likely to cost less as the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Tuesday chose to cut interconnection usage charge (IUC) to 6 paise per minute from 14 paise earlier. It is paid to the telecom operator who receives the call. Reliance Jio, which is a new entrant in the telecom space, demanded scrapping of the interconnect usage charges (IUC). (more...)
Tata Chemicals gains on share sale to Tata Sons Tata Chemicals gains on share sale to Tata Sons
- September 19, 2017

Tata Motors saw volume of 4.72 crore shares, a 74.25-fold surge over two-week average daily volume of 6.36 lakh shares. Freestone Capital Holdings LLC now owns 102,806 shares of the company's stock valued at $3,394,000 after purchasing an additional 1,629 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Shadow of the Colossus Gets a Stunning New Trailer at TGS 2017 Shadow of the Colossus Gets a Stunning New Trailer at TGS 2017
- September 19, 2017

Regardless, as one of the best PS2 games ever made, it's cool enough having Shadow of the Colossus remade in all its glory for the PS4. Unfortunately, a release date for the remake wasn't provided - it's still set to release in 2018 for the PlayStation 4. (more...)
Gionee X1s With 4000mAh Battery Launched At Rs 12999 Gionee X1s With 4000mAh Battery Launched At Rs 12999
- September 19, 2017

The device comes with 3GB RAM and Fingerprint sensor. Gionee X1s comes with a 13 Megapixel rear camera with LED Flash. Now, the new Gionee X1s comes with a price tag of Rs. Airtel customers who purchase the device will get 10GB of free data every month for a period of 6 months on all data recharges that are above 1GB. On the connectivity front, the smartphone offers 4G, VoLTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Global Positioning System. (more...)
Sonic Forces Kicks Off Pre-Orders for the Digital Bonus Edition Today Sonic Forces Kicks Off Pre-Orders for the Digital Bonus Edition Today
- September 19, 2017

It's already known that Sonic Forces will allow players to play as Modern Sonic , Classic Sonic and an Avatar throughout the course of the game, but now it looks like there will be a fourth character who will be joining the fray: Shadow the Hedgehog . (more...)
Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite: Full Roster List Including DLC Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite: Full Roster List Including DLC
- September 19, 2017

Capcom: Infinite later this year. Those will be part of the DLC content, alongside previously announced characters Sigma and Black Panther. All four are expected to be released by the end of 2017 when they will join Sigma and Black Panther as DLC characters. (more...)