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Targeting fitness-centric audience, both wearables come with improved water resistance of 50 meters. The new wearables come equipped with real-time heart rate monitoring, auto activity detection that can recognize activities such as walking, running, cycling, even dancing and games like cricket and basketball.
  • Google's new tech can spot and shame people peeping at your phone

    Google's new tech can spot and shame people peeping at your phone

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    See Jung Ryu and Florian Schroff created an algorithm using existing facial recognition technology that detects individuals lurking behind you within two milliseconds. Although face recognition has been around for a while, it's never been used in this manner - in conjunction with gaze recognition to show if someone is literally watching what you're doing.
  • Lincoln Nautilus SUV packs luxury and safety tech galore

    Lincoln Nautilus SUV packs luxury and safety tech galore

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    Lincoln's midsize SUV continues to attract new clients to the brand, with a conquest rate of almost 40 percent. Lincoln is updating the vehicle that it says draws the most customers from rival brands in hopes of further accelerating growth in a stalling luxury market.The freshened 2019 MKC compact crossover .
  • DP2 corrects hamburger emoji, puts cheese above the patty

    DP2 corrects hamburger emoji, puts cheese above the patty

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    According to Emojipedia , several other food fixes will be coming to beer mug emoji of Google that showed previously a frothy head on the top of a half empty glass as well as the cheese wedge emoji that appeared as an edge line rushing through the holes in cheese.
  • Alfa Romeo to make return to Formula One in 2018

    Alfa Romeo to make return to Formula One in 2018

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    The Swiss team will officially be known as Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team with the Italian vehicle brand to be their new title sponsor. Sauber are powered by Ferrari engines and Sergio Marchionne , the president of the Maranello marque and the Fiat-Chrysler empire, had been keen to see the Alfa Romeo brand return to...
  • Uber reveals 2.7 million British users hit by data breach

    Uber reveals 2.7 million British users hit by data breach

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    Uber (Private:UBER) says as many as 2.7M United Kingdom customers and drivers were part of the data breach. " Washington law is clear, when a data breach puts people at risk, businesses must inform them ", Ferguson said, in announcing what he billed as a multimillion-dollar lawsuit.
  • Subaru Ascent 3-row SUV gets official

    Subaru Ascent 3-row SUV gets official

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    That burning question: "What do I drive to the river when my canoe fits more than four?" It's built on an extended version of the Subaru Global Platform and was designed for active families who love to consume beverages. Speaking of trim levels, the 2019 Ascent will be sold in Base, Premium, Limited, and Touring configurations. Inside are eight USB charging ports and a 120V outlet in the rear center console.
  • Microsoft Reveals Multibillion-Dollar Upgrade Plan For Redmond Campus

    Microsoft Reveals Multibillion-Dollar Upgrade Plan For Redmond Campus

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    Microsoft's Redmond campus, which opened in 1986, now totals 15 million square feet in 125 buildings. Microsoft further plans to redevelop the campus in phases. Our new buildings will focus on inclusive design and accessible technology to empower all of our employees. "Microsoft has always been a great partner, and the city is excited that they will continue to call Redmond home", Redmond mayor John Marchion said.
  • Corvette ZR1 Convertible Drops 755 Horses In LA

    Corvette ZR1 Convertible Drops 755 Horses In LA

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    Chevrolet unveiled the fastest and most powerful convertible in the Corvette sports car's 65-year history at an event preceding the Los Angeles auto show Tuesday. As with the coupe, the ZR1 Convertible will be offered with two different aero packages. Naturally, with the Performance Pack fitted the top speed is lowered, but even so hindered the ZR1 will still able to crack 200mph.
  • New report reveals bear facts about the Yeti

    New report reveals bear facts about the Yeti

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    That's because the scientists paired the alleged Yeti samples with poop samples collected from Himalayan brown bears living in Khunjerab National Park in northern Pakistan. The eight were found to be of bears. Her analysis showed that the bone actually belonged to a Tibetan brown bear. "I certainly don't work on Yetis generally, and never really thought I would", Lindqvist said.
  • Jaguar XE SV Project 8 resets Nurburgring lap record

    Jaguar XE SV Project 8 resets Nurburgring lap record

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    This was the configuration used to complete the record-breaking lap, with racing driver Vincent Radermecker behind the wheel and 20-inch alloy wheels shod with road-legal Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres at each corner. The XE SV Project 8 lapped the famous Nordschleife track in seven minutes 21 seconds - and the video shows what an inch ideal run it was. It's the second SVO "Collector's Edition" after the Jaguar XF-based Project 7.
  • Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC Has $7.92 Million Holdings in Tesla Inc (TSLA)

    Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC Has $7.92 Million Holdings in Tesla Inc (TSLA)

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    It has underperformed by 4.66% the S&P500. Jaffetilchin Investment Partners Llc decreased Tesla Inc ( TSLA ) stake by 3.84% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, June 27 report. TSLA has been the topic of a number of research reports. Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock to "Equal-Weight" rating in Thursday, June 23 report.
  • Latest NSA Leak Reveals Secret Army Intelligence Project

    Latest NSA Leak Reveals Secret Army Intelligence Project

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    Army and the NSA. "What are we doing wrong when " top secret " data is literally two mouse clicks away from worldwide exposure?" The server contained 47 viewable files, three of which were downloadable and exposed national security data. Red Disk is the Pentagon's "distressed" cloud-based intelligence sharing system. "Given how simple the immediate solution to such an ill-conceived configuration is [.] the real question is, how can government agencies keep track of all their data and ensure ...
  • Canadian hacker pleads guilty in huge Yahoo hack case

    Canadian hacker pleads guilty in huge Yahoo hack case

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    Outside court Tuesday, Baratov's attorneys said their client hacked only eight accounts for the Russians and did not know that he was working for Russian agents connected to the Yahoo breach. Baratov was arrested in Hamilton, Ontario, and later agreed to forego an extradition hearing and face the USA charges. He will be sentenced February 20.
  • Meet HDMI 2.1 With 10K 48 Gbps Support

    Meet HDMI 2.1 With 10K 48 Gbps Support

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    It can also work with higher refresh rates, specifically at 4K (120Hz) and 8K (60Hz). The latest specification is ready for the future of display hardware, namely very high resolution ranging up to a huge 10K. Backwards compatible with with earlier versions of the HDMI format, the new version HDMI 2.1 specification was developed by the HDMI Forum's Technical Working Group.
  • Metro Vancouver rental vacancy rate remains under 1%: CMHC

    Metro Vancouver rental vacancy rate remains under 1%: CMHC

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    The average national monthly rent for a two-bedroom rental apartment rose 2.8 per cent to $989, outpacing inflation of around two per cent. In October 2017, rental condominium vacancy rates ranged from a low of 0.2% in Victoria to a high of 6.9% in Edmonton.
  • Super moon 2017: When is the next one?

    Super moon 2017: When is the next one?

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    During this lunar phenomenon, the moon appears about 14 percent larger and brighter in the night's sky than when in apogee. "The differences in apparent size and brightness amount to few percent but they can enhance the already attractive sight of the full moon, making a supermoon worth looking up for".
  • Final Fantasy AR mobile game incoming?

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    If the release of Final Fantasy XV's "Comrades" mode wasn't enough to satiate your thirst for a new entry in the venerable Japanese role-playing series then fear not, as it looks as if a slew of new Final Fantasy games are in the pipeline for 2018.
  • Surprise, surprise! Security by obscurity fails Apple's MacOS

    Surprise, surprise! Security by obscurity fails Apple's MacOS

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    If you want to protect yourself, physically keep your Mac on lockdown for now, until Apple releases a software update, which we expect will come out in the next 24-48 hours due to the severity of this bug. Apple ID email addresses tied to users on the Mac can be removed and altered, as well. Essentially, the bug allows someone to either login to your Mac or unlock System Preferences by using the user name " root " and a blank password.
  • Living bacteria found in samples from ISS satellite's surface

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    When spacewalkers head outside of the space station , they regularly take samples and materials from the hull with cotton swabs, which are then taken to and examined by scientists on Earth. "As far as we're concerned, we haven't heard any official reports from our Roscosmos colleagues that they've found sea plankton", NASA spokesman Dan Huot said at the time.
  • Yooka-Laylee finally dated for the Nintendo Switch

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    This comes after a confirmation back in February 2017 that it would be on the platform in 2017 and a September 2017 delay caused by issues with Unity. There is even a custom Achievement system, since the Nintendo Switch does not have Achievements or Trophies otherwise. Having previously released for PS4, Xbox One and PC, the crowdfunded title was originally set to launch for Nintendo Wii U.
  • Tardy flyer slaps Air India staffer, gets slapped back

    Tardy flyer slaps Air India staffer, gets slapped back

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    She was asked to meet the duty manager, with whom too she argued. The Ahmedabad-bound woman had to board the 5 am Delhi-Ahmedabad Air India flight 019 but reached the boarding area just after the gate closed. "Lady staff in retaliation also slapped her", Bhatia said. Later on both parties compromised in the matter between them and did not want any action. "She reported at 0418 hrs for check-in and was denied boarding".
  • Artificial muscles provide the robots of the

    Artificial muscles provide the robots of the " super-powers "

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    A demonstration of strength of the artificial muscle . United States researchers have developed origami-inspired artificial muscles that could allow soft robots to lift objects up to 1,000 times their own weight. While this does limit the muscle to simply performing one or two actions it does give them incredible reliability. "Vacuum-based muscles have a lower risk of rupture, failure, and damage, and they don't expand when they're operating, so you can integrate them into ...
  • Earthworms Can Reproduce In Mars-Like Soil

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    Warms survive in the soil, by eating and excreting dead organic matter. Researchers have been observing rucola Mars soil simulant, which was provided by the US space agency. The excrements still contain organic matter that is further broken down by bacteria and releases nutrients needed by plants such as phosphorus, nitrogen, and potassium.
  • Rcom cracks 9% on 'premature' action by CDB

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    Meanwhile, Reliance Jio is likely to chase RCom's 4G spectrum in the 850 MHz band in seven key circles, according to a report by The Economic Times . The company continues to remain engaged with all lenders including China Development Bank and is confident and committed to a full resolution with the support of all the lenders.
  • Device reveals 18:9 full-view display

    Device reveals 18:9 full-view display

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    Redmi Note 5 was spotted online on the Weibo social network in an image that reveals both the new design that Xiaomi is likely to adopt on several devices in the near future, as well as an nearly complete list of hardware features. The smartphone sports a 5 inch HD display and houses a 3,000 mAh battery. This entire package will be fuelled with a 3300mAh battery, a downgrade from the 4100mAh unit seen on the Xiaomi Redmi 4 and Redmi Note 4 .
  • Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Is Now Nintendo's Second Biggest Mobile Launch

    Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Is Now Nintendo's Second Biggest Mobile Launch

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    In that regard, it's tough to say how much money Pocket Camp is making for Nintendo, since the game now sits at number 62 in the top grossing list on the Play Store. The game basically involves the maintaining of a camp with fuzzy wuzzy creatures that reside on its premises. We'll keep a close eye on how well (or poorly) Pocket Camp performs for Nintendo, but in the meantime, let us know in the comments what your thoughts on the game are and whether you will keep the game on your device.
  • Man set to prove the Earth is flat postpones rocket launch

    Man set to prove the Earth is flat postpones rocket launch

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    Once the rocket was aloft, Hughes planned to ditch it and parachute back to Earth. "Frantic" Mike Hughes guarantees the U.S. Authority of Land Management (BLM) disclosed to him he wouldn't have the capacity to lead his dispatch at his favored area in Amboy, California.
  • Big Call of Duty

    Big Call of Duty

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    The video , which can (for now) be viewed at MP1ST, features footage from the multiplayer modes Infected, Gun Game and Control, as well as some as yet unknown boomsticks. Players can go to the Quartermaster in the social Headquarters hub of the game to purchase the drops and bundles for points. The Call of Duty: WW2 train keeps rolling, and there's some significant additions coming according to this latest leak .
  • Russian Federation loses contact with new weather satellite

    Russian Federation loses contact with new weather satellite

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    The agency said it is trying to determine what happened. First regular launches of Angara rocket from Vostochny Cosmodrome are planned in 2021 from remaining still under construction launch site. The Vostochny spaceport, laid out in the thick taiga forest in the Amur Region, is the first civilian rocket launch site in Russian Federation, meant to phase out Russia's reliance on the Soviet-era Baikonur cosmodrome, which Moscow leases from Kazakhstan.
  • New Video Proves iPhone X's Face ID Can Be Tricked By Masks

    New Video Proves iPhone X's Face ID Can Be Tricked By Masks

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    While in their previous video Bkav researchers didn't show the process of how long it took from that point to opening an iPhone X with the mask. The researchers named their mask the "artificial twin", as it was similar to the way an identical (or close to identical) sibling could unlock an iPhone X.
  • Australian Researchers Restore Damaged Coral via Natural Method

    Australian Researchers Restore Damaged Coral via Natural Method

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    They were able to capture a vast number of coral sperm and eggs, which they used to grow larvae that were later delivered back to their home. "We can grow these corals from microscopic larvae to dinner-plate size, breeding corals in just three years", Professor Harrison said.
  • Chicago, Cook County sue Uber over concealed data hack

    Chicago, Cook County sue Uber over concealed data hack

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    Uber disclosed last week that it covered up an October 2016 data breach involving 57 million customers and about 600,000 drivers. A group of investors led by SoftBank Group Corp . It says there's no evidence the data was misused. At least five states have also launched investigations. Uber also faces lawsuits filed by consumers over the issue, and attorneys general in several states, including IL, are investigating the breach.
  • Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) PT Set at $92.00 by Goldman Sachs Group Inc

    Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) PT Set at $92.00 by Goldman Sachs Group Inc

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    Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 18,652,532 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $1,228,456,000 after purchasing an additional 199,259 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley downgraded H & R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB) on Wednesday, November 16 to "Equal-Weight" rating. (NYSE:HBI) rating on Monday, August 7. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and $37 target.
  • 'Justice League' could lose Dollars 100m at the Box-Office

    'Justice League' could lose Dollars 100m at the Box-Office

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    Whether what Whedon delivered to screen was better than Snyder's original plan is up for debate. Would you like to see a Justice League Director's Cut from Zack Snyder? First of all, Snyder hired Whedon to rewrite the screenplay before he had to step down as director, and Whedon directed the reshoots with an eye toward making them fit with the work Snyder had already done.
  • Destiny 2's XP System Changing Amid Player Backlash

    Destiny 2's XP System Changing Amid Player Backlash

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    All of the story content from two of Destiny 2's locations will be playable during the trial. The tweet comes after the studio revealed that it added a system in the game that scaled the amount of experience points acquired in some portions of the game.
  • India pre-orders for Oppo F5 6GB RAM variant are now live

    India pre-orders for Oppo F5 6GB RAM variant are now live

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    The front camera can also take bokeh shots much like the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. It comes in Black and Red color options. The Chinese company says the red variant will be available through Flipkart around December 9. With over 200 facial recognition spots, F5 6GB variant can distinguish users' facial features from skin tone and type, gender and age. It has a 6-inch LTPS TFT screen that supports FHD+ resolution an aspect ratio of 18:9.
  • Farfetch'd is now available worldwide in Pokemon Go for the first time

    Farfetch'd is now available worldwide in Pokemon Go for the first time

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    For doing this players aorund the world will finally get access to catch Farfetch'd, with the elusive bird appearing out in the wild like any other Pokemon. As announced by Niantic on Twitter , two region exclusive Pokemon will spawn in several regions for 48 hours. By the third day of the challenge, players were able to hit the one billion mark, and reached the 1.5 billion mark the following day.
  • Microsoft Office is now available for all Chromebooks

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    The company launched the Android versions of their Microsoft Office app which you might be enjoying in your Office enabled tablets. Microsoft also claims to be working on improving its ChromeOS support -but in the end, the apps were only available on Google's Pixelbook and a few other devices.
  • Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) Position Lifted by Fagan Associates Inc

    Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) Position Lifted by Fagan Associates Inc

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    The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.43 on November 24, reaching $86.25. About 355,542 shares traded. Agenus Inc (NASDAQ:AGEN) has declined 2.26% since November 26, 2016 and is downtrending. Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.17, from 0.92 in 2017Q1. The institutional investor owned 7,777 shares of the entertainment giant's stock after purchasing an additional 3,376 shares during the period.
  • Mysterious boom rattles the world, leaves NASA confused

    Mysterious boom rattles the world, leaves NASA confused

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    Even cops say that they were notified about the suspicious sounds by the residents as a "loud boom" at around 9 pm on Monday. According to a Daily Mail report, the terrifying boom has left experts mystified. Unusual booming sounds are coming out of the sky in locations around the world - and experts are baffled as to what causes them. The odd noise was also picked up by the US Geological Survey, whose data suggests that the boom was not resulted from an natural disaster.