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Amazon opens search for second headquarters city in North America Amazon opens search for second headquarters city in North America
- September 07, 2017

The e-commerce company, now based in Seattle , said it was yet to zero in on a location, but expects to expand the new headquarters to include up to 50,000 high-paying jobs. It said it expects to hire new teams and executives in HQ2, and will also let existing senior leaders across the company decide whether to locate their teams in HQ1, HQ2 or both. (more...)
Destiny 2 Listened & It Showed Destiny 2 Listened & It Showed
- September 07, 2017

There's now no word on when these features may be accessible, but it seems like Bungie are expecting a delay of at least a few days. The screens are shown after Destiny 2 provides a recap of the events of the first game, tying your Guardian's individual adventures into the over-arching story and doing a good job of making your actions in the first game feel important. (more...)
Apple goes down to being third largest smartphone maker
- September 07, 2017

Counterpoint believes that iPhone 8 sales are sure to bring Apple back to second position in September. They reported Huawei's achievement consistently for the month of June and July and marked it as the second largest smartphone maker in the world. (more...)
Lost connection to the Destiny 2 servers? You're not alone Lost connection to the Destiny 2 servers? You're not alone
- September 07, 2017

Luckily, it's not your connection (it could be but there's another problem too) but it's actually a problem that is affecting a lot of players. All told, it looks like Destiny 2's having slight teething problems in launch week. Destiny 2 is now having login issues on PlayStation 4, causing players to be unable to get into the game at all . In the meantime, you can read up on clans in Destiny 2 on this helpful page on Bungie's website . (more...)
Vivo V7 and V7 Plus to launch today Vivo V7 and V7 Plus to launch today
- September 07, 2017

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Vivo V7 Plus comes with a 16-megapixel rear camera with F/2.0 aperture, Phase detection autofocus, and on the front is a 24-megapixel camera with F/2.0 aperture. The rear camera setup in the Vivo 7+ comes with a 16MP sensor along with PDAF quick focus. The phone will be available for pre-booking starting from today and the first sale will commence on September 15. (more...)
Jaguar to Offer Electrified Powertrains on All Models From 2020 Jaguar to Offer Electrified Powertrains on All Models From 2020
- September 07, 2017

The auto, known as E-Type Zero, has been restored and converted at the Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works in Coventry and is powered purely by an electric motor which gives it faster acceleration than the iconic original. A plug-in hybrid version of the XJ saloon has also been seen in prototype form. The motor-generator is powered by an advanced 48V electrical system and a 48V lithium ion battery. (more...)
The new iPhone 8 is expected to be released at $1000 soon! The new iPhone 8 is expected to be released at $1000 soon!
- September 07, 2017

As seen in the publication's comparison photos, the Note 8 does a better job at focusing on the subject and blurring the background when using its Live Focus feature, compared to the iPhone 7 Plus' Portrait Mode. Samsung for now has a narrow window of opportunity on the premium smartphone market, as Apple has scheduled a news event for September 12 at which it is expected to unveil its latest iPhones, including the flagship iPhone 8 (or iPhone Edition , as it might be named). (more...)
Centre asks SC on status of Expert Committee on data protection Centre asks SC on status of Expert Committee on data protection
- September 07, 2017

The Centre on Wednesday reiterated before the apex court that a committee has been set up under the chairmanship of former apex court judge BN Srikrishna to deliberate on the issue of data protection law in India. A bench headed by Justice J Chelameswar questioned the Centre and asked whether any investigation has ever been conducted into discrepancies of assets disclosed by the leaders in their polls affidavits and what they show in their income tax returns. (more...)
Twitter's night mode gives your eyes a break on the desktop Twitter's night mode gives your eyes a break on the desktop
- September 07, 2017

You didn't necessarily need this to have a night mode. You can turn on the feature by clicking the drop-down menu and choosing "Night mode" as shown in the image above. Twitter has also posted an entire support article about this on its website so those who require additional information about this should head over to the support page and troubleshoot any problems that they might be facing. (more...)
Irma's Impact On South Florida Hinges On The 'Turn' Irma's Impact On South Florida Hinges On The 'Turn'
- September 07, 2017

As well as the two fatalities, two others were injured in the French Caribbean islands, France's overseas minister said. Photos and video show heavy flooding and extensive damage to buildings and streets. The Florida-sized storm's eye is expected to pass just north of Puerto Rico, a USA territory with 3.4 million people, before moving on to Florida. "The dangerousness of this event is like nothing we've ever seen", the Rossello said . (more...)
COD: Infinite Warfare Retribution DLC Releases First on PS4 COD: Infinite Warfare Retribution DLC Releases First on PS4
- September 07, 2017

Depot 22: This is a medium-sized, three-lane map set in a watering hole. The update drops September 13 for PlayStation 4 , with other platforms to follow. They've all had a campy theme to them, but the new addition sounds a bit more grounded, despite being in a spaceship. Its newest DLC pack Retribution will be releasing first for PS4 on September 12th and new information has been revealed for the same. (more...)
New iPhone UK release date expected to be 22 September New iPhone UK release date expected to be 22 September
- September 07, 2017

New iPhones typically go on sale within two weeks of Apple's launch events. Although these details are starting to look like a given, what Apple will call the new model is still up for debate. 64,000). 'Apple has ordered 70 million units of OLED panels from Samsung this year, while Samsung is preparing to churn out as many as 95 million for Apple in 2017, in case demand exceeds expectations, ' David Hsieh of HSI Markit. (more...)
Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster revealed Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster revealed
- September 07, 2017

And here it is, the 2018 Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster. After the unveiling of the new generation of Lamborghini's flagship model, the Aventador S , it was inevitable that a drop-top version would be on its way. The seven-speed lightweight Independent Shifting Rod (ISR) transmission provides robotised gearshifts in up to 50 milliseconds, with carbon ceramic brakes as standard. (more...)
Wall St. set to open higher even as North Korea tensions weigh
- September 07, 2017

Germany's DAX Index rose 0.2 percent. The Dow Jones industrial average recorded its biggest one-day drop since August 17, falling 234.2 points to close at 21,753.31. Gulf Coast refineries provided a more bullish outlook after sharp drops due to Storm Harvey. North Korea tensions rally stock futures on Labor Day. (more...)
Here's What to Expect from Apple's September 12 iPhone Event
- September 07, 2017

Now, the report hints at the cool price you will be expected to pay for cool features in the iPhone 8 . There have been many reports on the iPhone 8 price starting at $999, with the most recent one coming from late August. One thing we know for sure, the next iPhone will be nothing like the one you have right now. The 10th anniversary iPhone, whatever name it ends up with, is already expected to be the most expensive, non-limited edition, non-luxury iPhone in existence. (more...)
Destiny 2 appears to have game affecting microtransactions Destiny 2 appears to have game affecting microtransactions
- September 07, 2017

These hexagon shaped items are typically scattered all throughout the world of Destiny 2 and can be used to obtain loot of different rarities. This will ensure that you gain more experience and obtain more Bright Engrams to use. However you choose to get Bright Engrams , remember that you cannot decrypt them, nor can the Cryptarch. Bright engrams can be purchased with Silver if you speak to Tess Everis at the Farm , which is the new social space in Destiny 2 . (more...)
IPhone 8 vs iPhone 7: Is Apple's next handset worth waiting for?
- September 07, 2017

In a note to investors, Jaffray analyst Michael J. Olson said that consumers are about as excited for this year's iPhone as they were for the iPhone launch last year. Apple will reportedly confirm three new iPhone models now named iPhone 8 , iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus. However, here is what we know about Apple's next mobile device so far. (more...)
New Nissan Leaf goes farther for less New Nissan Leaf goes farther for less
- September 07, 2017

He admits the 60-kWh system will drive up the sticker price, but he believes that price will be "fair, not out of the realm of what others are doing". There isn't a recommended retail price for the United Kingdom yet, but in Japan the price of the new LEAF will start at 3,150,360 yen which is equivalent to around £22,000. (more...)
Up-to-date Analyst's Assessments: Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV), United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) Up-to-date Analyst's Assessments: Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV), United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL)
- September 07, 2017

The stock decreased 1.26% or $0.77 on September 6, reaching $60.33. The volume of LUV witnessed a shift from 5.12 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 5.22 million shares. It dropped, as 59 investors sold UAL shares while 211 reduced holdings. Quinn Opportunity owns 14,400 shares or 0.32% of their United States portfolio. (more...)
Apple iPhone 8 Leaps Ahead Of iPhone 7S!
- September 07, 2017

Perhaps the biggest question among Apple fans and smartphone customers regarding the iPhone 8 is whether or not the device is worth it for its minimum $1,000 price tag. Currently, without the freebies, the sales figure is lower by 24 million. Again, expect pretty much the same shell as the older iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, maybe with a millimetre or two shaved off. (more...)
LinkedIn Extends Ad Reach LinkedIn Extends Ad Reach
- September 07, 2017

Divye Raj Khilnani, a product manager with the social network, told VentureBeat that the new platform features several key improvements. Naturally, brands may wish to steer clear of specific websites or apps, which is why the LinkedIn Audience Network allows marketers to stipulate which publishers their content appears on. (more...)
Got An Essential Phone? Do Not Ever Attempt To Repair It Yourself! Got An Essential Phone? Do Not Ever Attempt To Repair It Yourself!
- September 07, 2017

If you're buying this phone, then, it's probably best to be exceedingly careful with it, otherwise you risk having to undertake a frustrating (or expensive) fix. The Essential Phone's battery was attached with stretch-release adhesive, however, which allows for easy repairs. Since there is no headphones jack, and the USB port serves a major objective, it can not be troubled. (more...)
US House passes bill to speed development of self-driving cars US House passes bill to speed development of self-driving cars
- September 07, 2017

Proponents say self-driving vehicles could help eliminate the human error responsible for some 94 percent of the more than than 30,000 fatal vehicle crashes in the USA each year. Volkswagen and many other automakers have been lobbying Congress to act, often bringing test vehicles to Capitol Hill to give lawmakers a chance to test out a driverless auto. (more...)
IPhone under-screen fingerprint sensor cancelled IPhone under-screen fingerprint sensor cancelled
- September 06, 2017

There's a strong possibility that Huawei will retain the spot for the month of August as well. "The global scale Huawei has been able to achieve can be attributed to its consistent investment in R&D and manufacturing, coupled with aggressive marketing and sales channel expansion", Counterpoint's Research Director Peter Richardson said in a statement. (more...)
Google's Street View Vehicles Get A Substantial Upgrade Google's Street View Vehicles Get A Substantial Upgrade
- September 06, 2017

This marks the first significant upgrade for the technology in eight years, reported Wired . The new Street View camera system has only seven cameras inside and each of those cameras has a 20MP sensor for high-resolution photos. Google is also working to develop the software, taking its capabilities further so that, in future, it can recognize different types of stores based their looks. (more...)