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by | November 16, 2017 | 16:40

Red Bull Racing and Aston Martin have revealed the first impressions of the hottest version of their "hypercar" collaboration, the Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro. Just how insane? Top speed is predicted at 250mph. Maximum corning G for the hardcore Valkyrie is quoted at a phenomenal 3.3g. Let that sink in for a moment.

by | November 16, 2017 | 11:58

Elon Musk's SpaceX is launching a secret United States government payload into space atop a Falcon 9 rocket - known only by its codename 'Zuma'. We can further confirm that the launch was postponed a day to Thursday from the originally Wednesday night target ostensibly to deal with last minute 'mission assurance.

by | November 16, 2017 | 10:31

While many users are thrilled that the price of the OnePlus 5T will remain the same as the OnePlus 5 , there are consumers who feel a little concerned, that they have spent exactly the same amount of money, just a few months back, for a now older version of the phone, with a smaller screen and less power.

by | November 16, 2017 | 05:14

The tech titan is updating the Maps color scheme and adding new icons so you can more easily suss out points of interest. If you access the Source linked below you can see a cheat sheet of the new colors and icons to help you know what to expect.

by | November 16, 2017 | 04:59

Twitter originally intended the check mark to confirm the identity of a prominent person, but ReCode notes that it has become seen as a status symbol and a sort of pseudo endorsement from the company . "We gave verified accounts visual prominence on the service which deepened this perception", Twitter noted, finally acknowledging what users have long known.

by | November 16, 2017 | 04:37

By focusing on channels that do not have sports, Philo is hoping to offer a bigger bundle at a lower price. For $16 per month, Philo provides 35 cable channels from AMC, A&E, Discovery, Scripps, and Viacom, along with the cable channel AXS TV and the digital-only channel Cheddar.

by | November 16, 2017 | 04:31

Nintendo's marquee characters have always been tempting to Hollywood, particularly now that the movie business is driven by globally popular franchise films featuring well known brands like Marvel superheroes, " Fast and Furious " and Harry Potter .

by | November 16, 2017 | 01:02

If that wasn't enough trouble, the most powerful and notorious warlock in Destiny's history - Osiris (voiced by Oded Fehr) - will make his debut alongside his ghost, Sagira (voiced by Morena Baccarin). This type of content allows Bungie to add more Raid content all while fleshing out the massive Leviathan ship in a big way. The Raid Lair will reward players with unique loot, including armor, weapons, and cosmetics that are different from those found in the standard Leviathan Raid.

by | November 15, 2017 | 23:09

With winter fast approaching, there aren't many weekends left to enjoy the outdoors without a heavy coat and a warm cup of coffee, which is why you should start making plans right now to see the Leonid meteor shower this weekend. Skywatchers may be able to see some meteors on days just before and after the peak. Viewing conditions are expected to be good (weather permitting) as there's no moon to intrude (the new moon is on the 18th).

by | November 15, 2017 | 22:34

For all the iPhone X and iPhone 8 users using wireless charging pads to fuel their devices with power, here is a good news for them. It was reported that Apple will also upgrade the wireless charging feature of the iPhone so that it can charge faster wirelessly.

by | November 15, 2017 | 19:40

The company has also launched another tablet called Tab 7 in the India. Weighing 260 gms and a thickness of 8.4 mm, the tablet comes with Dolby Atmos surround sound support courtesy of a front-facing speaker. Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and a USB Type-C port. This entire package is backed by a 3500mAh battery, which might last for a single day.

by | November 15, 2017 | 19:22

Prime Music , as mentioned, is available today with a Prime membership, and if you don't have that you can do a 30-day free trial. Finally, Amazon has expanded its Alexa Skills Kit (ASK) and the Alexa Voice Service (AVS) so that developers around the world to build voice experiences for Alexa customers in Canada.

by | November 15, 2017 | 17:52

Bonfils and his colleagues found Ross 128b using the High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS), an instrument at the European Southern Observatory's La Silla Observatory in Chile. Scientists found that the exoplanet orbits Ross 128 around 20 times closer than the Earth orbits the Sun . But Ross 128 is much cooler than the sun, so the newfound world is likely temperate, the researchers said.

by | November 15, 2017 | 13:31

The family posted a video of the facial-recognition feat Tuesday on YouTube . According to the reports the screens of the iPhone X were being unresponsive and inaccurate whenever the weather was cold and this required users to lock and unlock the phone in order to use it.

by | November 15, 2017 | 05:32

Lord & Taylor will keep their existing ecommerce site at lordandtaylor.com, so this new store is really just to attract new customers that wouldn't otherwise shop with them online. In June, the company inked an agreement to acquire online menswear retailer Bonobos in a deal worth US$310m as part of a broader strategy being undertaken by the USA retail giant to beef up its e-commerce footprint against Amazon.

by | November 14, 2017 | 22:43

Kotaku reports that GameStop has told its employees to pull down all promotional material related to the PowerPass subscription program. "We have elected to temporarily pause the roll out of the new PowerPass subscription service, based on a few program limitations we have identified", said a GameStop representative in a statement to Kotaku .

by | November 14, 2017 | 22:51

If you now rely on a traditional Firefox extension, you may want to hold off on updating until it's been converted to a modern WebExtension. The optimization to make Firefox Quantum run as smoothly as it does is carried out through a brand new GPU-accelerated rendering engine that was written in Rust named "WebRender".

by | November 14, 2017 | 21:59

The third-generation Apple Watch launched September 22. Estimates from Canalys suggest that unit sales nearly hit 4 million for Apple Watch in the third quarter. Canalys Analyst Jason Low stated for the report that "Strong demand for the LTE-enabled Apple Watch Series 3 has dispelled service providers' doubts about the cellular smartwatch not appealing to customers".

by | November 14, 2017 | 20:51

Neumann Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $894.96B market cap company. About 1,959 shares traded. Therefore 0 are positive. Loop Capital initiated coverage on shares of Apple in a report on Monday, July 24th. As per Wednesday, October 28, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse.

by | November 14, 2017 | 18:53

YouTube has removed thousands of propaganda videos from late al-Qaeda-linked cleric Anwar al-Awlaki amid mounting pressure from governments and counterterrorism advocates. He was also cited as an influence in numerous terrorist attacks over the years, including the ones at Fort hood , the Boston Marathon and San Bernardino among others.

by | November 14, 2017 | 20:00

A Google team found that Gmail accounts are more likely to be hijacked if hackers are using phishing methods than using malicious software such as keyloggers. According to the Mountain View Company, a total of 12 percent of the exposed records used Gmail addresses as a username and seven percent of those accounts reused the Gmail password for other services.

by | November 14, 2017 | 19:43

The Tab will pack a 7,000 mAh battery while running on Android Nougat 7.1.1 out of the box. Lenovo recently announced the Moto Tab , but despite having the "Moto" branding, this is very much so a Lenovo and AT&T tablet rather than a true Motorola one.

by | November 14, 2017 | 19:45

Dialblo III, which runs at a silky smooth 60fps in 4K already on the console, points to something special coming to Overwatch fans on Xbox. Considering what happened in ps4 case, it remains unclear whether Overwatch on Xbox One X is to be in 1080P and the 4k upgrade is only for the user interfaces and menus.

by | November 14, 2017 | 18:51

For just 99p, yes you read that correctly, you can get three months of Amazon Music Unlimited . 99p! Whatever be the reasoning for this feature, it is a great move for the consumers. Tap the new "Alexa" button and ask Alexa to play new music, play a song by its lyrics, play work-out music, or many other Alexa supported commands or questions, all from within the app.

by | November 14, 2017 | 15:06

Debuted in China last month , the Honor 7X is the successor to the Honor 6X . The Honor 7X packs premium features like dual cameras, 18:9 aspect ratio, and mid-range specifications. Expected to be the next budget offering from Huawei, the Honor 7X comes with a 5.93-inch full HD+ (2160 x 1080p) display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Besides bezel-less display, this phone is powered by Huawei's own Kirin 659 octa-core processor (4 xA53 at 2.36GHz + 4 x A53 at 1.7GHz) with MaliT830-MP2 GPU and ...

by | November 14, 2017 | 11:02

At its Vive dev conference in Shanghai today, HTC announced the Vive Wave platform which pairs content development with syncing hardware partners behind their Viveport content store, which HTC is hoping to unify developers behind. The company did state that more than 100 developers are working on content for the unit. HTC hasn't given a lot more away about the Focus' other specs, like its screen resolution.

by | November 14, 2017 | 10:30

The company has market cap of $329,870. The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.13 on November 13, reaching $44.75. About 12.62 million shares traded. Dragoneer Investment Group Llc decreased its stake in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd ( BABA ) by 10.14% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC.

by | November 14, 2017 | 02:50

Voice revenue declined by 4.8%. It concluded acquisition of 34.94% interest in Safaricom, contributing R349 million profit for first two months, including amortisation of fair valued assets. Joosub added that the group had delivered on its promises to reduce data prices and addressing out-of-bundle prices. "Additional spectrum will allow us to invest more efficiently and accelerate our rural coverage programme".

by | November 14, 2017 | 02:39

Rather than yelling or texting them, you can broadcast your voice through Google Home. So the next time you need to get everyone out of the house and over to the grandparents' for dinner, simply say, "OK Google, broadcast it's time to leave", and that message will be broadcast to every Assistant-enabled speaker in your household.

by | November 13, 2017 | 21:49

The testing showcased the Dream Chaser's aerodynamic properties as well as flight software and control system performance. The Dream Chaser last flew in 2013, but a problem with its left landing gear meant it had a hard touchdown, which caused the plane to skid off the runway and sustain minor damage.

by | November 13, 2017 | 19:53

Checking now, error code #65568 shows up for me and the usual:The Call of Duty: WWII service is unavailable at this time. If you think you will buy all of the maps because you loved the Call of Duty: WWII beta or because you enjoyed your first weekend with the game than you should buy the Season Pass.

by | November 13, 2017 | 14:44

It appears the Xbox One X is off to a strong start in the United Kingdom, outselling its closest competitor during its respective launch week. It should be noted that the Xbox One X sales are higher than the PS4 Pro that only sold 50,000 units in the first 5 days and it took the PS4 Pro 4 weeks to get to 80,000 units.

by | November 13, 2017 | 11:22

It is yet to be seen whether the Redmi Note 4 being sold via offline stores like Xiaomi's own Mi Homes will be subject to a similar price cut. Flipkart has begun its "Big Redmi Note 4" sale, with a flat Rs 1000 off inclusive in the final price.

by | November 13, 2017 | 10:02

The frilled shark still retains many of its primitive features: it has a dark brown eel-like body with its dorsal, pelvic, and anal fins placed far back - it captures its prey by bending its body and lunging forward like a snake. It is also found living in the great depths of the Indian and the Pacific Oceans, particularly off the coasts of New Zealand, Australia , and Japan.

by | November 13, 2017 | 07:52

The latter from the same series, A7 (2018) is also expected to launch in the same period, with a larger 6-inch display panel. Samsung has quietly announced its new Exynos chipset, the Exynos 9810 . And whether or not Samsung will also include the Infinity display on all three devices or not, we will have to wait and see. Although, both the device would not have the curved edge but, with an nearly bezel-less 18:9 display .