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Target joins other retailers in offering voice-activated shopping

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Target is offering 2-day delivery on orders, as well as offering free shipping on any order over $35. The Target logo seen on a store in Upper Saint Clair, Pa. But the key is personalizing the order so if a consumer shouts out "detergent", the voice assistant will know the exact brand that the shopper wants. Read More »

Virgin's Richard Branson backs Hyperloop One

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In 2013, Musk pitched an idea for entrepreneurs to create a massive vacuum tube that could one day transport someone from Los Angeles to NY in 45 minutes. Neither has had a smooth ride, however. The entire field was shaken by the announcement in July that Elon Musk meant to build his own Hyperloop after all. Read More »

Domino's Pizza, Inc. (DPZ) Q3 Earnings Top Estimates As Comps, Locations Grow

The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $192.64 and a 200-day moving average price of $196.16. However, we believe a better-than-expected result already was being factored into the market, particularly in light of the much stronger-than-expected results from UK-based Domino's Pizza PLC (DOM.L - £338.10 - NR) reported earlier this week (comps up 8.1% in 3Q17 after being up only low-single-digits in 1H17). Read More »

Samsung's Latest Robot Vacuum Looks Like Darth Vader

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The Darth Vader version comes made with custom premium materials - is meant to resemble the villain's all-black mask. Both models are now available for pre-order from Samsung's website for $799 (around £600) and they're expected to ship from the week beginning November 6. Read More »

Peculiar dwarf planet Haumea found to have rings around it

Its diameter is approximately a third of the size of Earth's moon. It seems that scientists keep discovering other objects - and not planets - that are being rounded by rings. "It shows that the presence of rings could be much more common than was previously thought, in our solar system as well as in other planetary systems". Read More »

Irish High Court finally approves Apple's Athenry data centre

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We (Irish) now need to tweak the planning process to include a time certainty to this process not just for Data Centres but for all large capital intense infrastructure projects. However, the fear Apple could indeed pull the plug on the development was taken serious by local residents in favour of the data centre, with many referring to Apple's announcement in October 2016 that it would build a large $950m data centre in Denmark. Read More »

Apple placing bets on LG's display for an upcoming foldable smartphone

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This could mean that Apple could postpone its usual iPhone launch that year. The report says that Apple could be launching its foldable smartphone by 2020. Korea for OLED panels and Apple is ready to pay them. Apple is said to be speeding up the production process of the folding screens by investing in the construction of a new LG Display manufacturing facility, called E6. Read More »

Oculus Rift price cut to £399 for good

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Oculus will permanently lower the price of its Rift bundle to $399. At the conference, Facebook announced tons of new hardware and future plans that could change the way VR is being perceived by the consumers. His visions carry weight, largely because Facebook now has more than 2 billion users and plays an influential role in how people communicate. It will not have positional tracking, which means that high-end VR apps available on the Oculus Rift headset will not work. Read More »

Reliance Jio Diwali offer: Get full cashback on recharge of Rs 399

Reliance Jio has come up with a new offer for the upcoming festive season. Further, coming to the 100 percent cashback, Jio users will get eight cashback vouchers of Rs 50 in My Jio app, which makes a grand total of Rs 400. For example, after nov 15th if you have recharged 309 rupees then you will have to pay Rs 259 and you will be able to use a voucher of Rs 50 for the rest of the rupees. Read More »

Carmakers hit in Japan steel scandal

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The Kobe Steel scandal broke on Sunday when the manufacturer admitted to falsifying data linked to the strength and quality of products. West Japan Railway Co , which runs services from Osaka to Fukuoka, also found sub-standard parts made by Kobe Steel, company spokesman Yudai Ochi told Bloomberg by phone. Read More »

Traders Sell Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) on Strength Following Analyst Downgrade

The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, May 18 by Argus Research. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, June 29 by Oppenheimer. On Tuesday, August 22 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy". Bw Gestao De Investimentos Ltda holds 0.25% or 30,000 shares. Analysts await Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) to report earnings on October, 27 before the open. Read More »

Galaxy Note 8 Market Share Has Already Reached 1% in Vital Markets

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If so, is it having this problem? For people living in cities with high levels of air pollution or with areas that sufferer from a lot of particles-based air pollution, such as London's Oxford Circus, such a sensor could be useful as it would alert people to leave the area or put on a mask. Read More »

Hackers steal Joint Strike Fighter plans during cyber attack

It included information about Australia's new A$17bn (£10bn; $13bn) F-35 Joint Strike Fighter programme, C130 transport plane and P-8 Poseidon surveillance aircraft, as well as "a few" naval vessels, he said. The Poseidon is a spy plane which Australia has bought. "Alf" used a tool named China Chopper, popular with Chinese hackers , but the group responsible could be a criminal group or state-sponsored, said Mr Clarke. Read More »

Amazon Alexa devices can finally tell voices apart

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First you'll need to set up an Alexa voice profile, which involves training through the Alexa app. Everyone in the home using Alexa should do the same thing, teaching the assistant who to expect to hear from. Now, six months later, Alexa evens the score. At launch, the feature is compatible with Flash Briefings , shopping, Amazon Music's family plan and Alexa to Alexa calling, adding the name of the specific user to incoming calls. Read More »

Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation (ACRE) Holdings Increased by Nomura Holdings Inc

It has outperformed by 4.65% the S&P500. The real estate investment trust reported $0.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.24. Lsv Asset reported 0.06% stake. Ameritas Invest Prtn Incorporated owns 2,562 shares. Signia Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Com has 1.81% invested in Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp (NYSE:ACRE) for 130,496 shares. Read More »

CONFIRMED: John Constantine Will Appear In Legends Of Tomorrow Season 3

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Every week we'll have all the promo gubbins you need for the next episode, and we'll try to mark any spoilers so you don't get in too deep. Meanwhile, flick over to page 2 now for loads of other details about season 3. Billy Zane is the guest star and will portray P.T. Barnum. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter , Klemmer explained that this incarnation of the character will be the same man that we've already seen before, but this time around his personality will be much more in line with ... Read More »

Having Facebook, Instagram issues? You're not alone

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Thousands of users have been greeted with various error messages and blank pages when they tried to log on. Instagram users were having trouble posting their #WCW posts on Wednesday due to an apparent outage on the app and website. We've reached out to Facebook for more information about the outage and will update the story when we hear back. Concerned users flocked to Twitter to vent their frustration at the lack of access. Read More »

Reused SpaceX rocket to carry communications satellite into orbit

The two-hour launch window opens at 6:53 p.m. - four minutes before sundown - with a backup launch set for Thursday at 6:53 p.m. This will be the third occasion ever that Musk's company launches a "flight proven" booster, a term they use to refer to previously-flown components. Read More »

Oculus Go is Oculus' standalone, $199 VR headset

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Keep in mind that moments earlier, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg said that he has a goal to get one billion people using VR, as he and the team at Oculus believe it's the future. In an official announcement , Oculus called its Oculus Go headset the "easiest way to experience VR". A new fabric has been used for where the headset meets your face, and it's said to be softer and more breathable; the elastic straps are said to be more adjustable than before. Read More »

Disney shelves very big following development woes

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LeFauve, of course, was part of the initial writing team for Marvel Studios' Captain Marvel;however, she had to leave the project in order to focus her attention on huge. Frozen's husband-and-wife songwriting team Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez had been slated to provide songs for the film, and Dorothy McKim ( Meet the Robinsons, Get a Horse! ) was producer. Read More »

Man gets ticket for wearing shark suit in Austria

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Austria's new burqa ban became a cynosure once again and this for a freakish reason when a man dressed as a massive shark was arrested. Created to ban the full-face Islamic veil, the law says people's faces must be visible from hairline to chin. Read More »

Amazon's new Kindle Oasis is (finally) waterproof and a little less expensive

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There are two physical page turn buttons on the front, plus a flush-fit, glass-covered capacitive touchscreen. If you already procured a new Kindle a year ago, you're in luck, too. You'll still need to buy each separately, at which point the Oasis detects the duplication and merges audiobook and ebook on the home screen and in your library. Read More »

Markets erode gains in last hour; Sensex, Nifty slip below psychological marks

The NSE Nifty is up 42.65 points (0.43%) at 10059.50. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan nudged 0.24 percent higher to test a recent decade peak of 545.56. IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is expected to be the first blue-chip company to come out with its second quarter (Q2) results on October 12. Read More »

How Is International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) Stacking Up?

Narrowing in a bit closer, the 5 month price index is 0.97680, the 3 month is 0.96454, and the 1 month is now 1.02829. It has underperformed by 48.78% the S&P500. Standpoint Research raised International Business Machines Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th. Read More »

House-sized asteroid set for a near-collision pass by

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The large space rock, named 2012 TC4, was first spotted five years ago by the Pan-STARRS telescope at the Haleakala Observatory, in Hawaii, before disappearing as it orbits the sun. The meteor that exploded over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk in February 2013, injuring 1,500 people and damaging over 7,000 buildings, was about 66 feet (20 meters) wide. Read More »

Chelsea reprimand Charly Musonda

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He has started one match for the first team and scored - in last month's Carabao Cup win over Nottingham Forest . However, Terreur reckons Musonda's situation is different because they had already established themselves as first-team regulars before they joined Chelsea. Read More »

Airtel to launch 4G smartphone at Rs 1399 by Diwali

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Airtel , in a press statement revealed that it plans to collaborate with more mobile handset manufacturers as part of its "Mera Pehla 4G Smartphone" initiative, to bring in new affordable 4G Android devices to the market. On using an Airtel prepaid sim with the Karbonn A40 Indian , you will get unlimited calling and 0.5GB data at Rs. 169 for 28 days. Starting with the display , the Karbonn A40 Indian comes with a 4-inch WVGA display with 800 x 400 pixels resolution. Read More »

Nissan creates the biggest remote controlled GT-R ever

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Six computers the boot update the controls up to 100 times a second; the steering position is measured to one part in 65 000. GT Academy victor and full-time Nismo racer Jann Mardenborough demonstrated the effectiveness of the system at Silverstone on its 1.6-mile National circuit, where he controlled the 542bhp supercar - the GT-R /C was based on a 2011-spec model - from a low-flying helicopter above. Read More »

Honor 7X with specs identical to the Huawei Maimang 6 launched

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The smartphone will be made available from October 17 and comes in Aurora Blue, Midnight Black and Platinum Gold colours. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by a 2.36GHz Kirin 659 octa-core processor clubbed with Mali T830 MP2 image processing unit to handle the graphics content. Read More »

Google Home Mini fault left smart speakers always recording

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Anecdotal claims smartphones record offline conversations then serve up relevant ads on Facebook; a belief that Amazon Alexa's sometimes erratic behaviour is a sign of it listening more than it should. The issue was to do with the Mini's touch-sensitive body. He came to this conclusion after experiencing certain mishaps with the Google Home Mini , in which the smart speaker would fail to pick up on commands. Read More »

Mahindra KUV100 Facelift Launched In India At A Whopping Price!

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The KUV100 petrol is powered by the mFalcon G80 1.2L 3-cylinder all-aluminium unit, which produces 83Ps of power and a peak torque of 115Nm and comes mated to a 5-speed manual transmission. Two shades are added to the interiors of the vehicle with the lower-spec variants finished in grey and the higher versions in an all-black interior. Read More »

Israelis 'watched Russians use Kaspersky wares to find NSA malware'

The New York Times said the Russian operation, according to multiple people briefed on the matter, is known to have stolen classified documents from a National Security Agency employee who had improperly stored them on his home computer, which had Kaspersky Lab antivirus software installed on it. Read More »