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Ford Details Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S Tires for 2018 Mustang GT
- October 17, 2017

Mustang enthusiasts are excited experience the thrill of Ford's high-tech 2018 Mustang GT that's equipped with a 460 horsepower 5.0L engine and backed by either the improved six-speed manual or 10-speed automatic. "We took everything we learned at the track, including feedback from professional drivers, to create a tire custom-tuned for Mustang GT", Gary Swingle, Michelin tire engineer, said in a statement. (more...)
Polestar unveils its first vehicle - the Polestar 1 Polestar unveils its first vehicle - the Polestar 1
- October 17, 2017

A world-first for the Polestar 1 is the Öhlins Continuously Controlled Electronic Suspension, which is the base chassis and is paired with a carbon fibre body to keep weight down and lower the centre of gravity for improved cornering. Combined, the Polestar 1's total power and torque outputs are 592bhp and 737lb ft. Sourced from Akebono, the Polestar 1 has 6-piston calipers and 400-millimeter discs with weight distribution of 48F:52R for best performance and ride handling. (more...)
Xbox One's Next Big Update is Now Rolling Out Xbox One's Next Big Update is Now Rolling Out
- October 17, 2017

Add your favorite games, friends, Xbox Live Gold, Xbox Game Pass, and more directly to your Home screen with a new concept that we call blocks. Do you want more? Some games will begin to allow you to download 4K content, so if you're using an external hard drive you can prepare a bunch of Xbox One X-enabled games ready for its release on 7th November. (more...)
Moto X4 India launch finally set for November 13 Moto X4 India launch finally set for November 13
- October 17, 2017

Moto X4 supports both Alexa and Google Assistant as well. Moto X4 is the flagship smartphone under the Moto moniker and boasts of a premium metal and glass design. It can also be noted here that there is an Android One variant of the Moto X4 in the U.S. which doesn't have Amazon Alexa as an optional smart assistant along with Moto's tweaks. (more...)
Android co-creator's startup sued over connector technology Android co-creator's startup sued over connector technology
- October 17, 2017

Keyssa might not be a familiar name to many, but records show that it has been working on a certain type of wireless communication technology since 2009. So what could happen to Andy Rubin's creation? In a statement to Reuters , a representative from Keyssa wrote, "Keyssa has not been compensated for Essential's use of this guidance and know-how. (more...)
Adobe urges users patch Flash after malware attack; shares
- October 17, 2017

Adobe Flash may be on its way out , but apparently, its goodbye tour is going to be marred by security issues just as the software has for most of its existence . "There is also an interest in worldwide activists and think-tanks", the company said . This newest attack, which was tracked and reported by Kaspersky Labs , targeted users primarily in the Middle East, with clear political motivations. (more...)
Download: Huawei Mate 10 And Mate 10 Pro Wallpapers Download: Huawei Mate 10 And Mate 10 Pro Wallpapers
- October 17, 2017

Apple introduced its own AI-powered processor - the A11 Bionic - alongside the iPhone 8 and upcoming iPhone X last month, while Samsung and other Android smartphones now support virtual assistants created to understand and respond to voice commands. (more...)
Qualcomm performs first 5G test on a mobile device Qualcomm performs first 5G test on a mobile device
- October 17, 2017

The latest processor is an upgraded version of Snapdragon 630 and is expected to ship by November 2017. The firm has delivered higher than gigabit speeds using the X50 modem, announced previous year, over a 28Ghz mmWave frequency. The arrival of Snapdragon 636 is expected to trickle down the near-bezel less and tall displays to mid-range smartphones. New addition to the company's mid-range lineup, Snapdragon 636 SoC brings support for FHD+ (full HD+, 1080x2160 pixels) display. (more...)
Definitive Edition Delayed Until 2018 — Age of Empires Definitive Edition Delayed Until 2018 — Age of Empires
- October 17, 2017

Windows PC game " Age of Empires: Definitive Edition " remasters a 1997 classic. Developers wrote that "it's a classic and it deserves to be treated with careful reverence". On the bright side, thousands of players should be invited to the closed beta, which will take place now until the re-release of " Age of Empires ". (more...)
An Eye on Volume Pattern: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD)
- October 17, 2017

The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.11 on October 13, reaching $355.57. Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has risen 44.43% since October 15, 2016 and is uptrending. Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.47, from 1.75 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 68 investors sold AMD shares while 98 reduced holdings. (more...)
Gen Audi A7 Sportback Teased Gen Audi A7 Sportback Teased
- October 17, 2017

Audi has released a new darkened image of the all-new A7 it plans to completely unveil at a special event this Thursday October 19. Based on the silhouette, the next-gen A7 will have an evolutionary design and will still come with the distinct long hood, short deck design. (more...)
Many Evacuations Lifted, Power Expected To Be Restored In NorCal Wildfire Areas Many Evacuations Lifted, Power Expected To Be Restored In NorCal Wildfire Areas
- October 17, 2017

As of Sunday, roughly 75,000 people were under evacuation orders, down from almost 100,000 the day before. The Yuba/Sutter Fairground remains open as a shelter. Investors have been selling PG&E's stock heavily since last week, after the California Public Utilities Commission sent the company a letter reminding them to preserve "all evidence with respect to the Northern California wildfires in Napa, Sonoma and Solano Counties". (more...)
Teens Love the App TBH, so Facebook Is Buying TBH
- October 17, 2017

While the core Facebook social platform has been losing teenage users for years, others like tbh have been flourishing. The app is centered around emoji-filled anonymous quizzes that ask users to pick which friend has "the best smile" or is the "world's best party planner". (more...)
Buhari Orders Army, Police To Stop 'Madness' In Plateau Buhari Orders Army, Police To Stop 'Madness' In Plateau
- October 17, 2017

Agbakoba submitted that on the basis of section 138 of the Constitution disqualifying the President of Nigeria from taking any paid employment or holding executive office of Minister of Petroleum Resources, the President can not hold office as Minister of Petroleum Resources. (more...)
Google Wi-Fi Site Blocking Feature Will Appeal To Families
- October 17, 2017

The list of sites blocked is derived from the "SafeSearch" feature that Google has been utilising in Google Search since it was introduced back in 2009. It will be available over the next day from within the Google WiFi app. With Site Blocking-the latest addition to Google Wifi's family controls-we're removing some of the worry. (more...)
Analogue's Super Nt SNES Emulator Wants to Do What Nintendon't
- October 17, 2017

While Nintendo nailed the scale-model design of the NES and SNES Classic Edition , the Analogue Super Nt looks like what the SNES might have looked like if it were designed in 2017. In addition, the Super Nt has a custom chip that its founder, Christopher Taber, says will run Super Nintendo games better than Nintendo's retro consoles . (more...)
Pokemon Sun and Moon Will Release Shiny Silvally to Players
- October 17, 2017

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are due to release next month for the 3DS and will tell a new story within the region, as well as bring a number of other improvements or changes from the original titles. Trainers will then need to redeem the codes in their copy of Pokemon Sun or Pokemon Moon by February 13, 2018, otherwise, they'll miss out on Shiny Silvally. (more...)
Detective Pikachu Movie Starts Filming in January 2018 Detective Pikachu Movie Starts Filming in January 2018
- October 17, 2017

In fact, it has not yet been revealed whether or not Detective Pikachu will even see a Western release at this point. Now, according to Omega Underground , production on the live-action Detective Pikachu film will begin January 15, 2018 in London. (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Position Reduced by Russell Investments Group Ltd.
- October 17, 2017

Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. boosted its stake in shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) by 509.3% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Signaturefd Ltd Liability Company invested 0.38% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). Microsoft Corporation presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $77.44. (more...)
Apple ordered to pay $440 million to FaceTime patent troll
- October 17, 2017

The case involves a bit of legal hocus-pocus, as the four patents that Apple was accused and found liable of violating have already been ruled invalid by the U.S. The companies met to discuss the newest order and filed a joint motion October 13 to grant VirnetX another $96 million in negotiated costs, attorney fees and interest. (more...)
Google Photos can now recognize your pets Google Photos can now recognize your pets
- October 17, 2017

You can also search for people or subjects, which as of today, also includes your pets. Google Photos' growing feature set can be hard to keep track of at times, but one that continues to impress me even to this day is its ability to recognize people's faces and automatically organize photos that it knows they're in. (more...)
What's Happening To These Stocks? - Schlumberger Limited (SLB), ONEOK, Inc. (OKE) What's Happening To These Stocks? - Schlumberger Limited (SLB), ONEOK, Inc. (OKE)
- October 17, 2017

Schlumberger Ltd now has $92.56 billion valuation. Schlumberger N.V. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $67.14 and a 200 day moving average price of $68.98. Dynamic Mngmt has 10,823 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. (NYSE:URI). Tocqueville Asset Mgmt Lp reported 2,412 shares stake. Renaissance Technology Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 181,400 shares or 0% of all its holdings. (more...)
Anthony Joshua to fight Carlos Takam as injury forces out Kubrat Pulev Anthony Joshua to fight Carlos Takam as injury forces out Kubrat Pulev
- October 17, 2017

On Monday night, rumours were circulating that Joshua's fight - in just 12 days - may be scrapped entirely. Joshua, the unified IBF and WBA world heavyweight champion, was due to put his titles on the line at the 80,000 seat Principality stadium in Cardiff on October 28. (more...)
Malloy Proposes 4th State Budget Malloy Proposes 4th State Budget
- October 16, 2017

CT legislators are continuing efforts to reach a budget compromise after previous proposals, including one that would have instituted tolling, failed to become law. "No budget is flawless, and none of us has the market cornered on good ideas. Simply put, we need to act now on behalf of our constituents". Mr. Malloy signed an executive order at the start of the fiscal year on July 1 to keep state operations running until a full budget agreement passes. (more...)
Atlus released a free Shin Megami Tensei Metroidvania game
- October 16, 2017

Synchronicity Prologue was made by ledybug, the development team by Krobon, who is known to be an avid fan of the Shin Megami Tensei series. In the revisited game's most recent trailer , a glimpse at a faux-side-scrolling action platformer starring familiar demon Jack Frost (and other friends) was shown. (more...)
Qualcomm Sues Apple to Stop iPhone Production and Sales in China
- October 16, 2017

Apple has rejected as "meritless" a legal move by Qualcomm to ban iPhone sales in China, the latest salvo in a bitter patent battle between the two United States tech giants. However, a spokesperson for Qualcomm said that Apple infringed on the patents for the technology for power management and iPhone Force Touch. "Regulators around the world have found Qualcomm guilty of abusing their position for years". (more...)
Naughty Dog Responds To Sexual Harassment Claims Naughty Dog Responds To Sexual Harassment Claims
- October 16, 2017

Naughty Dog said that it has and will always take reports involving sexual harassment very seriously, adding that it is of utmost importance to the company that it is able maintain a safe and productive environment for its employees. Facebook user Joseph Flores, for instance, wrote, "Of course theres 'no evidence.' It was one of the Leads over at ND and when he finally went to Sony about it they fired him". (more...)
Microsoft Details The Xbox One Fall Update, Available Today Microsoft Details The Xbox One Fall Update, Available Today
- October 16, 2017

You can pin specific apps, games, and friends to the home screen where they're each shown as individual blocks of information. The Guide also features an updated layout now, with the top level choices-Home, Profile, Achievements, Multiplayer, People, Communication, Broadcast & capture, and System-arrayed horizontally across the top of the pane, instead of vertically on the side. (more...)
Resident Evil 7 DLC Trailer Explores 'Redfield' Tape Resident Evil 7 DLC Trailer Explores 'Redfield' Tape
- October 16, 2017

Both have been given a brand-new airing in Capcom's latest DLC video. As detailed previously, the free Not a Hero DLC brings series regular Chris Redfield into the mix. Not a Hero will be free for everyone, but End of Zoe will be priced at $14.99, unless you're a season pass owner in which case you'll receive it through a free update. (more...)
Destiny 2 PC Launch Trailer Shows Off 4K Visuals Destiny 2 PC Launch Trailer Shows Off 4K Visuals
- October 16, 2017

When it does launch, Destiny 2 will be available exclusively through Blizzard's Battle.net service. Destiny 2 will be available exclusively on Blizzard's Battle.net launcher on October 24, and the servers go live at 12pm CT. They did, however, come up with a way to verify that a " Destiny 2 " fireteam was able to take down the raid boss without using the exploit. Once you've taken care of one of those two options, you'll see that the button to install it is there. (more...)