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Volvo Announces Plans To Export China-Made Electric Car


Automakers are scrambling to develop models with consumer appeal. "We believe the future of driving will be autonomous driving and that is true for China as well", said Daimler's China CEO Hubertus Troska, adding the firm would push to bring the next-generation functions to the Asian giant. Read More »

McDonald's staff tried to stall Facebook murder suspect, says owner


In other Facebook videos posted on the day of the killing, Stephens said he had "just snapped", blaming gambling debts and a broken-down relationship among other things. Maggie Green said of Lane: "It's not her fault". "She's the reason that this is about to happen to you", Stephens told the elderly father of nine in the video. Read More »

Microsoft buys startup to boost its cloud


For Azure customers, this acquisition should make Microsoft's container technologies much more attractive and versatile going forward. In particular, Deis provides a slew of tools that are essential for building and managing applications on Google's Kubernetes container service. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ set to launch in India…

Galaxy S8 is a crucial launch for the company given its Note 7 never went on sale in India. Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ feature infinity display, which has no bezels at the sides. Comparing the prices, both the devices may cost above Rs. 50,000 in India. Samsung has already said the English-version of its new voice-assistant "Bixby" will be missing from the devices sold in the US. Read More »

Samsung Takes on Surface With $629 Galaxy Book

There is also an LTE version that only comes in a 12-inch model and will cost $1,299.99. Creators who are getting exhausted of waiting on Microsoft to revise its Surface Pro lineup will have an interesting new alternative to consider starting tomorrow: That's when Samsung begins launching its Galaxy Book 2-in-1 in the United States. Read More »

Facebook killer's mother says he 'snapped'


Incredibly, two of the victim's daughters said they forgive their father's killer. "I honestly can say right now that I hold no animosity in my heart against this man. He took his nuggets and drove off. "I couldn't be prouder of my employees, the restaurant, the Pennsylvania State Police, everyone came together and did what we had to do", DuCharme said. Read More »

Airtel Extends 30 GB Free Data Offer, Brings Plan For International Holidayers


The fact that users will have to pay only fordata charges makes Jio the cheapest network . The validity of this plan is 28 days. While the Rs 408 plan has daily-FUP limit of 1GB, it is 2GB in the Rs 608 plan. Moreover, there is no restriction of timing regarding the data consumption; this is a major incentive for users to buy the pack as they were restricted to 500MB for 12am and 6am, and the remaining 500MB for the rest of the day. Read More »

Verizon Q1 Report Disappoints With Lower Than Expected Wireless Sign-Ups


The telecom giant's much-talked-about acquisition of Marissa Mayer's Yahoo is still pending, complicated by the two data breaches that Yahoo announced past year, which affected up to 1.5 billion users throughout 2013 and 2014. For its Fios service, Verizon added 35,000 internet subscribers, lost 13,000 cable subscribers and lost 8,000 voice subscribers. For the second quarter, analysts are looking for EPS of $0.99 and revenues of $30.35 billion, compared with EPS of $0.94 and revenues of ... Read More »

Ivanka Trump And Kushner's Roles Inappropriate, Poll


Painter added that under the Criminal Conflict of Interest statute, she should not be allowed to advise on governmental issues that could affect her company, like trade policies with China. Painter and others have sued President Trump over his business conflicts. Sweet argued that the Chinese trademarks carry "the appearance of impropriety" because "it is possible that she knew about these pending business deals" after taking a role in the White House. Read More »

Console Repairmen Explain Why Cockroaches Love PS4s


I heard about the PS4's roach problem at an independent console fix shop on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. But why do roaches love the PS4 more than, say, the XBox One or various Nintendo products? The report said that the only thing PS4 users can do is to go to third-party fix store like Che's XCubicle to get their consoles fixed. Read More »

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe review


You can play as six new characters: Inkling Boy and Inkling Girl from Splatoon , and classic Mario Kart racers Dry Bones, King Boo, Bowser Jr., and Gold Mario. Instead of racing, you would gather items and try to take out as many racers as possible, either hoping to get the most points or be the last one standing. Read More »

Hundreds of jobs in danger as Debenhams boss announces warehouse closures


Debenhams , which operates a flagship store on London's Oxford Street, said it will close as many as 10 United Kingdom outlets over the next five years and begin consultations on shutting one of three central distribution centers. He said he wanted to de-clutter stores after customers complained it was like a "treasure hunt" shopping in some branches. Liberum also highlighted its average length of shop leases at around 20 years, which would "limit the scope for action" and doubted ... Read More »

Manhunt for Facebook Killing Suspect Ends When He Fatally Shoots Himself


Restaurant owner Thomas DuCharme Jr and a supervisor told him his fries were delayed, but he eventually drove off and was chased by police before he stopped and shot himself dead. "We have a lot of work and we will keep doing all we can to prevent tragedies like this from happening", Zuckerberg said. The killing was the latest in a string of disturbing crimes captured on Facebook video, including the alleged gang rape of a 15-year-old girl, two fatal shootings, and the kidnapping and torture ... Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg Doubles Down on AR Future for Facebook

During his keynote kickoff for F8 yesterday, Zuckerberg (pictured above) once again emphasized his belief that Facebook in all its incarnations will help "bring people closer together" and overcome the current polarization in society. Based on the company's demo, these photo effects will be able to move and adjust based on what the camera is pointing at. Messenger will have much more to offer: Messenger is also going to get an Update. Read More »

Turkey's opposition CHP to demand annulation of referendum

Erdogan's supporters celebrated through the night, while his opponents stayed home in front of television sets, reflecting on the future of a nation that seems to be moving steadily away from its secular, democratic ideals of the past. While AKP supporters stressed the need for Erdogan and other party members to connect with the "no" voters to make them feel included, President Erdogan had already overstepped boundaries of any other president, and with the new constitution in place, there ... Read More »

Microsoft is killing off the password


Then, when you need to sign in , an app alert will pop up on your phone asking you to approve the action. Alex Simons, director of program management at Microsoft's Identity Division argues the new feature is superior to standard two-step verification and much better than relying on exclusively on passwords, which can be forgotten, phished, or compromised. Read More »

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Addresses Cleveland Murder


Augmented reality involves the project of computer-generated images into real-world surroundings. Facebook has been adding technology very similar to that of Snapchat for months, since Instagram and Facebook added stories features that copied Snapchat, as ground work for the augmented reality they would eventually launch, he said. Read More »

Hyundai Xcent Facelift launched at Rs.5.38 lakh


The Xcent was the third most selling compact sedan in the first quarter of 2017 after the Maruti Suzuki Swift DZire and the Honda Amaze. The current-gen model gets the trademark clamshell bonnet, sweptback headlamps and the chrome garnished front grille. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 6 With 6GB RAM, Snapdragon 835 SoC Launched


After all, the handset features the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset , also found in the Samsung Galaxy 8, and it includes no less than 6GB of RAM . The Mi 6 with 64GB of storage will go for around $360, while a 128GB model will be priced at around $420. For connectivity , the Xiaomi Mi 6 supports 2X2 MIMO Wi-Fi, and 4G+ networks with download speed of up to 600Mbps and up to 100Mbps upload speed. Read More »

Apple Pledges to Stop Mining and Use Only Recycled Materials

The report shows the company hopes to do this with a closed supply chain, which would likely use recycling schemes and robots - such as Apple's Liam project - to identify the reusable materials. "We are committing as a company to not necessarily having to source from the earth for everything that we need", Jackson noted. Other environmental milestones are also outlined in Apple's report. Read More »

Sharp Aquos R launched with Snapdragon 835 and AI Assistant


After not hearing about a major smartphone release from Sharp for a while, today the company is announcing a new high-end smartphone which carries the “Aquos” moniker with it. We have received exclusive news that a 4GB RAM is on the cards which will be paired with a Snapdragon 835 processor. The smartphone runs on Android Nougat 7.1. Read More »

Fujifilm goes Instax Square with the SQ10


On the digital side, the SQ10 is also the first Instax camera to feature a built-in digital camera. Because of its digital insides, the camera, which arrives in May for $280 (approximately £218 and AU$370 in the United Kingdom and Australia, respectively), can do much more such as take close-ups as close as 4 inches (10 cm), crop in on your subject and shoot with 10 different filters, vignette control and brightness adjustment. Read More »

Samsung's Galaxy S8 is super hot in South Korea

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is running on Android 7.0 Nougat right out of the box. Comparing the newly launched Galaxy S8 with its predecessor will show you some major changes this time. The smartphones have an advanced 8MP F1.7 Smart autofocus front camera and 12MP F1.7 dual pixel rear camera for the best low-light, zoom and anti-blur photos with enhanced image processing. Read More »

Samsung heir denies bribery charges at first hearing

Samsung said its first-quarter sales rose only modestly, to 50 trillion won. The major cause for this growth is understood to be the company's component divisions, which have thrived as demand for the company's memory chips and OLED panels has grown. Read More »

Facebook F8 Conference: What to Expect, Where to Watch It

Speaking on stage at Facebook's F8 developer conference , CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that AR would be the next major platform for computing. Zuckerberg elaborated about future technological advances such as 3D effects, simultaneous location and mapping to determine precise location, and more. Read More »

The hunt is on: 1000 flock to Lehi's Easter Egg Hunt


Besides the goodies to be found in the eggs during the hunt there will also be over 100 Easter baskets given away as door prizes to the lucky attendees. There will be Easter egg hunts , crafts, face painting and live music. "We're going to have a bounce house, egg toss, egg relay and other egg-related activities". Read More »

Meet Galaxy Note 8 - Samsung's first dual camera phone

The company launched these phones in India at an event in New Delhi. Such fact could suggest the possibility of experiencing a color balance issue because the Samsung Galaxy S8's panels have two greens. Their internal storage out of the box capacity is 64 GB. They also both feature Super AMOLED display , allowing for clearer videos and images with a resolution of 2960 x 1440 (Quad HD). Read More »

Cleveland Murder Intensifies Scrutiny of Facebook Live


After a brief pursuit, he pulled over, and as officers approached the vehicle, he took his own life, authorities said. "We were just trying to make sure [the employee] got in contact with the state police". Authorities said a cell phone tower east of Erie detected a signal from Stephens' cell phone at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. A strong faith in God is helping the family through this ordeal, Godwin-Baines said. Read More »

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg addresses shooting controversy during San Jose F8 Conference

The conference is a chance for Zuckerberg and his executives to wax poetic about all they ways they're changing the world, while also getting brands excited to sell things on Facebook . Zuckerberg envisions the marriage of augmented reality and Facebook's camera feature enabling people to make even mundane chores, like doing the dishes, look entertaining with digital effects. Read More »

HTC U Official Launch Date has been Confirmed

HTC 11, or HTC Ocean, is the new highly awaited flagship device that is surrounded with rumors of unofficial updates. The HTC U Ultra's super shiny facade wasn't also enough to fend off criticism of its less than impressive features. The U, which gets deformed into a wavy curve, could hint at this being the HTC "Ocean" that has been previously leaked. Further, it will support connectivity options including, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2 and a fingerprint sensor integrated into the ... Read More »

Wolff sees Mercedes and Ferrari 'equal'

Hamilton lost a position to Vettel at the start, but his race really started to unravel when he received a five-second penalty for holding up Daniel Ricciardo in the pit lane under the Safety Car. "I know that gap that was there doesn't just come from driving". "I completely understand the decision from the team to request that, and of course I did it". Read More »