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Nokia 7 launched. Specifications, features, price and more Nokia 7 launched. Specifications, features, price and more
- October 23, 2017

Let's take a look at the Nokia 7 specs, features, price and anything else concerning this phone. The latest addition to the Nokia's Android smartphone portfolio packs an f/1.8 aperture lens and comes with "bothie" camera mode, which made its debut on the flagship Nokia 8 (Review). (more...)
Tesla clinches deal to build new factory in China
- October 23, 2017

But Tesla's progress in China faced a big hurdle - thanks to in part to import duties, a Tesla sells for around 50% more in China than in the U.S. Tesla is deeply committed to the Chinese market, and we continue to evaluate potential manufacturing sites around the globe to serve the local markets. (more...)
Microsoft hits back at Google over approach to security patches Microsoft hits back at Google over approach to security patches
- October 22, 2017

A security team from Microsoft has found that Chrome has a security hole which appears to haven't been properly patched. Microsoft also of course took the opportunity to talk about how Edge handles this sort of attack vector better than Chrome. (more...)
Twitter shares timetable for tackling abuse transparently between now and January Twitter shares timetable for tackling abuse transparently between now and January
- October 22, 2017

Twitter also plans to ban "violent group" and "hate symbols" on their platform. "Far too often in the past we've said we'd do better and promised transparency but have fallen short in our efforts", Twitter wrote in a statement. The company also states that users whose accounts have been suspended for abuse will be able to appeal the verdict, and will provide a detailed explanation of reasons behind the suspension if it was called for. (more...)
Full-screen Xiaomi Redmi smartphone spotted on TENAA Full-screen Xiaomi Redmi smartphone spotted on TENAA
- October 21, 2017

While the Chinese company already launched smartphones such as Redmi Note 5A and Redmi 5A in China, the entire world is waiting for the Xioami Redmi Note 5 to fill the shoes of Redmi Note 4, which is by far the best budget smartphone we've seen in recent times. (more...)
Apple's Michigan Avenue store opens in Chicago Apple's Michigan Avenue store opens in Chicago
- October 21, 2017

The state of the art store now sits next to the tribune tower along the Chicago River. What's different is that it is an ambitious attempt to connect North Michigan Avenue, Pioneer Court and the Chicago River. Staffed by 250 employees, the new store includes "avenues" showing off Apple products, a "genius gallery" for troubleshooting and a "boardroom" where shoppers can work or hang out, Apple executives said during a walkthrough Thursday. (more...)
Adios Puerto Rico - 500000 people expected to leave Adios Puerto Rico - 500000 people expected to leave
- October 21, 2017

A report published by the centre at Hunter College, part of the City University of NY, suggests between 114,000 and 213,000 residents will leave the island over the next 12 months. The contaminated water has been linked to at least two deaths from leptospirosis . Today, the Louisiana city's population is 20% less than it was before Katrina hit. (more...)
You can now use PayPal to send money through Facebook Messenger
- October 21, 2017

From here, you can choose to send or deposit money you've received to your PayPal account. If that isn't enough, PayPal is also introducing a specific bot to help PayPal customers when they might not want to call it or just want to stay in the Facebook Messenger app. (more...)
Four Karni Sena men, one from VHP arrested for vandalising 'Padmavati' rangoli Four Karni Sena men, one from VHP arrested for vandalising 'Padmavati' rangoli
- October 21, 2017

It had shown vandals shouting " Jai Shri Ram " as they damaged the artwork. "We have arrested five people, four of them belonging to the outfit Karni Sena and one from the VHP ". A women activist has condemened the Rajput Karni Sena for consistently being oppose to the fictitious form of the movie " Padmavati ". This is not the first time that Padmavati has run into a controversy. (more...)
The toughest crash test is getting even harder The toughest crash test is getting even harder
- October 21, 2017

Citing concerns that some automakers have been focusing more on driver-side protection than on parity on both sides of the front of the auto, the Institute will now run a passenger-side small overlap front test program on all vehicles it tests. (more...)
Final 3DS Pokemon RPGs Are Ultra Sun and Moon Final 3DS Pokemon RPGs Are Ultra Sun and Moon
- October 20, 2017

According to Game Freak , this is so. The team has taken an iconic style of design from Pokemon games of yesteryear, and managed to update it with each successive iteration while retaining its signature look and style. Clearly the Pokémon games are more demanding. I'm gearing up to do all of that again with Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon , although this time the grind feels rather...heavy. (more...)
Fire Emblem Warriors for Nintendo Switch, Out Now Fire Emblem Warriors for Nintendo Switch, Out Now
- October 20, 2017

You can look over our Fire Emblem Warriors reviews round up through the link. Like most Warriors games, the focus is on single-player, but that doesn't mean you and a buddy can't jump into Fire Emblem Warriors in multiplayer. 2018, followed by Fire Emblem Awakening in March. Each DLC pack will retail individually for $9/£8.09. The game launches on New Nintendo 3DS and Switch tomorrow, October 20. (more...)
Audi A7 Sportback revealed: Here's all you need to know Audi A7 Sportback revealed: Here's all you need to know
- October 20, 2017

Also notable are the discreet presence of chrome and 8 new colour choices (for a total of 15). Like the rest of the stable, an S line package is available with changes to the grille, front air inlets and elsewhere. Two engine variants were on display at the car's launch today, a 3.0-litre V6 turbo-diesel (50 TDI) and a 3.0-litre turbo V6 petrol (55 TFSI). Features available in the new model include an air ioniser, air fragrances, panoramic glass sunroof, a pop-up rear spoiler, heated ... (more...)
Alliancebernstein LP Decreases Stake in Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (FNFV)
- October 20, 2017

The correct version of this piece can be read at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/20/alliancebernstein-l-p-decreases-stake-in-fidelity-national-financial-inc-fnfv.html. was upgraded to "buy" by analysts at Janney Montgomery Scott. (NYSE:FNF) for 162,751 shares. Ohio-based Gateway Investment Advisers Limited Com has invested 0.07% in FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (more...)
Alphabet Leads $1B Investment in Uber Rival Lyft Alphabet Leads $1B Investment in Uber Rival Lyft
- October 20, 2017

Lyft is tight-lipped as to what, precisely, the new funding will be spent on. "While we've made progress towards our vision, we're most excited about what lies ahead". Alphabet's side of the investment leaves the company even further entwined in the automotive market. The Google owner is also linked to Uber after a second investment arm, GV, backed it in 2013 - but that was before Uber began to develop autonomous cars, in direct competition to Alphabet. (more...)
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE:GS) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume
- October 20, 2017

Several investors look for stocks with a high percent of insider ownership, under this theory when management are shareholders, they will act in its own self interest, and create shareholder value in the long-term. In related news, insider David M. Solomon sold 3,260 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 7th. Iberiabank stated it has 4,234 shares or 0.28% of all its holdings. (more...)
Glossy and pretty Nokia 7 with bothie launched in China
- October 20, 2017

Nokia, which used to be the No. 1 handset brand globally a decade ago, sold its smartphone business to Microsoft, which then sold the brand to HMD Global previous year. Nokia has made 64GB as the standard storage option, but included a microSD slot just in case. For folks who fancied the bothie feature on the Nokia 8 but didn't want to pony up for the Nokia 8, the Nokia 7 might be an option. (more...)
Rabah Madjer unveiled as Algeria Coach Rabah Madjer unveiled as Algeria Coach
- October 20, 2017

The Algeria Football Federation has announced the appointment of Algerian football legend, Rabah Madjer as their new national team head coach. Madjer's is appointed to take the team to the 2019 Cup of Nations in Cameroon, with their next qualifier due to be against the Gambia in March. (more...)
Facebook is Now Testing Subscriptions Facebook is Now Testing Subscriptions
- October 20, 2017

Facebook first said it was working on subscriptions back in July , and a spokesperson said the test will begin on Android devices in the United States and Europe before being made available more broadly. The decision for publishers to keep 100% of their subscription earnings is a big deal for businesses. "Similarly, someone who is already a subscriber to a publication in the test can authenticate that subscription within Instant Articles in order to get full access to that publisher's ... (more...)
UE Blast is an Amazon Echo alternative with phenomenal sound UE Blast is an Amazon Echo alternative with phenomenal sound
- October 20, 2017

Ultimate Ears General Manager, Charlotte Johs said: "With Blast and Megablast , we brought together everything that our fans loved about our Bluetooth speakers - unbelievable sound quality, waterproof, ready-for-anything design - and upped the ante with Wi-Fi and far-field voice recognition with Amazon Alexa". (more...)
Destiny 2 prestige raid world first achieved by team using glitch Destiny 2 prestige raid world first achieved by team using glitch
- October 19, 2017

To make things worse, this wasn't the glitch that Bungie detected before launch, and postponed the Prestige Raid release over it. After having delayed the launch of the Leviathan Prestige Raid over an exploit , then deciding to set it live on the new date, despite the exploit not being resolved , the Prestige Raid officially went live in Destiny 2 around two hours ago. (more...)
Alphabet leads $1 billion Lyft investment Alphabet leads $1 billion Lyft investment
- October 19, 2017

With the funding, Lyft has raised $3.6 billion to date. Alphabet , the parent company of Google, is leading a $1 billion investment round in Lyft, the two companies announced Thursday. Lyft held informal talks with Alphabet and other potential acquirers previous year but didn't pursue a sale. "While we've made progress towards our vision, we're most excited about what lies ahead". (more...)
VW teases EV racer for next year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb VW teases EV racer for next year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
- October 19, 2017

VW hopes the all-wheel-drive prototype, which is now in the development phase, will set a new record for electric cars when it competes in the event, located in the USA state of Colorado, in June next year. The new prototype is the first electric race vehicle to be developed by Volkswagen Motorsport. The current record for EV prototypes is 8 minutes and 57.118 seconds and was set by driver Rhys Millen in 2016. (more...)
HTC U11 Plus WILL Go Head-To-Head With Google Pixel 2 XL HTC U11 Plus WILL Go Head-To-Head With Google Pixel 2 XL
- October 19, 2017

A couple of pre-release benchmarks emerged yesterday pertaining to a cryptic HTC 2Q4D1 device that we immediately connected to rampant speculation of an impending U11 Plus flagship . The 2.4GHz octa core processor hints that it will use the Snapdragon 835 backed by 4GB of RAM and 64GB of on-board storage. He also claimed that it will pack a massive 4000mAh battery , substantially larger than the U11's 3000mAh cell. (more...)
Apple's Self-Driving Lexus May Have Been Spotted with New Hardware Apple's Self-Driving Lexus May Have Been Spotted with New Hardware
- October 19, 2017

But now, someone seems to have come across Apple's latest iteration of their self-driving auto hardware out in the wild. They are much smaller than Google or Uber's projects, but they know what they are talking about when they look at the sensor array on top of the Lexus crossover roaming California. (more...)