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Apple focusing on self-driving technology, not building cars Apple focusing on self-driving technology, not building cars
- August 23, 2017

Thanks to a New York Times report , we now know some of what happened and what Apple is doing now. According to a report by The Verge , Apple is working to develop a "self-driving shuttle" that will be used internally to ferry its employees from Palo Alto to Infinite Loop . (more...)
Headquarters Revealed for Call of Duty WW2 Headquarters Revealed for Call of Duty WW2
- August 23, 2017

It exposed the activities in the space of the game for a limited time. You will get to see Call of Duty matches live in the Theater. You can win points by firing the AA guns. Several top professional Call of Duty players are at gamescom 2017 in Cologne, Germany, and they will be competing on the new map-Flak Tower-during the esports showcase on Wednesday (Aug. (more...)
Sony finally settles the Xperia Water Proofing Lawsuit Sony finally settles the Xperia Water Proofing Lawsuit
- August 23, 2017

These consumers have in fact taken their complaints all the way to a United States federal court in NY. The irate customers claim that Sony overstated assertions that Xperia smartphones and tablets were waterproof. We could be just a week away from the announcement of the flagship Sony Xperia XZ1 and smaller Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact, but there are still a lot of questions surrounding them. (more...)
Here are All the Changes for Overwatch's Sixth Competitive Season Here are All the Changes for Overwatch's Sixth Competitive Season
- August 23, 2017

The reason is that Blizzard has noticed a disturbing pattern . However, after a few weeks, the active participation is replaced by a considerable engagement drop . And, if you do get hit by it, you'll only lose 25 skill rating instead of 50. Still, for the time being, it is seen as a method for preventing improper players' behavior. (more...)
Lamborghini launches luxury smartphone 'Alpha One' for Rs 1.5 lakh Lamborghini launches luxury smartphone 'Alpha One' for Rs 1.5 lakh
- August 23, 2017

The new Alpha-One is a " signature smartphone" and so, it comes with a price that doesn't fit all budgets. You spend it on a leather clad phone, because while you can already buy a vehicle at that price, you might already have more cars than you would need anyways. (more...)
Google and Walmart are partnering for a Voice Shipping Google and Walmart are partnering for a Voice Shipping
- August 23, 2017

That company's shift towards wider food-based deliveries with the bid for Whole Foods , coupled with its current dominance in the AI speaker market with the Amazon Echo , has kicked its rivals into action - in the shape of a Google-Walmart delivery machine. (more...)
Councilors vote to shroud Confederate statues at meeting overwhelmed by anger Councilors vote to shroud Confederate statues at meeting overwhelmed by anger
- August 23, 2017

Many people participated in this barbarous and inhumane practice. There is a legal process for every city and state to go through to consider removing monuments and statues, and no doubt, more will go through that process. If we only gave statues to flawless people, Jesus would be the only one - and even then, only if you are a Christian. Now a group claiming ancestry from a Confederate veteran named Moses Jacob Ezekiel, who was a renowned sculptor in the late 19th and early 20th ... (more...)
Charity wants your eclipse glasses Charity wants your eclipse glasses
- August 23, 2017

A similar program occurred in 2013 to send glasses to west and central Africa. If your glasses are made by one of the 12 eclipse glasses makers that meet the requirements of NASA and American Astrological Society standards, they're good forever . (more...)
Solar Eclipse Eye Damage Solar Eclipse Eye Damage
- August 23, 2017

The real concern is long-term damage done by looking at the eclipse without proper eye protection. Solar eclipse eye damage is a serious problem that experts warn about. Before looking at the sun , cover your eyes with the eclipse viewers while standing still. But only a couple of those patients had what appeared to be eclipse-related eye damage, he added. (more...)
Stock with Unusual Volume: The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Stock with Unusual Volume: The Procter & Gamble Company (PG)
- August 23, 2017

It closed at $42.05 lastly. It is down 33.48% since August 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. As the P/E goes up, it shows that current investor sentiment is that the company is worth more. bought a new stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) during the first quarter worth about $184,000. Since February 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 selling transactions for $17.96 million activity. (more...)
Southwestern Energy Company (SWN): Scrutinizing the Chart
- August 23, 2017

On the other hand the company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 45.44 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 0.27, Consequently Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE:SWN)'s weekly and monthly volatility is 4.27%, 4.89% respectively. Director, Kerley Gregory D, sold 12,000 common shares of Southwestern Energy Company (SWN ) in the open market. Its down 0.05, from 1.52 in 2016Q3. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo blasts five-match ban as Cristiano Ronaldo blasts five-match ban as "incomprehensible"
- August 23, 2017

While the sending off definitely seemed harsh, Ronaldo then went on to shove the referee, collecting a five-match ban in the process. Thank you to all who have supported me. Ronaldo will not be able to play in LaLiga untl the fifth matchday against Real Betis having already missed the Spanish Super Cup second leg and Real Madrid's recent victory over Deportivo la Coruña on the opening weekend of the season. (more...)
HP Announces the OMEN X Laptop HP Announces the OMEN X Laptop
- August 23, 2017

HP gave its Omen gaming line a big boost before this year's E3 with the launch of new gaming PCs, peripherals, a GPU accelerator, and a VR backpack. You can even change the color of a single key. Through the OMEN Command Center Software users will be able to overclock the device, optimize the network connection for gaming and personalize the lighting system. (more...)
Analysts Opinions on: Fitbit Inc. (FIT)
- August 23, 2017

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. (FIT) are worth at $5.23. The scientific and technical instruments company reported ($0.08) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.15) by $0.07. (more...)
Nigeria's Buhari to return home after sick leave Nigeria's Buhari to return home after sick leave
- August 23, 2017

Buhari will address the nation in a broadcast Monday morning, his office said, referring to the president's issues merely as a "health challenge". Prior to that, he had entrusted the reins of government to the Vice President, Prof. The 74-year-old leader also spent seven weeks in London for treatment earlier this year, saying he had never been so sick in his life. The PDP had cause to commend the then Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo for going round the country to engage with ... (more...)
Mattis: 'If Necessary Defeat' North Korea Threat Mattis: 'If Necessary Defeat' North Korea Threat
- August 23, 2017

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is stepping up pressure on China in various ways as it seeks a breakthrough in the North Korea issue. Despite pressure from the worldwide community, Pyongyang has made no secret of its nuclear ambitions. "We will cooperate to advance trilateral and multilateral security and defence cooperation with other partners in the region , notably the Republic of Korea, Australia, India and other southeast Asian countries", US Secretary of State Rex ... (more...)
Google introduces 'Google Enterprise' with more robust management tools Google introduces 'Google Enterprise' with more robust management tools
- August 23, 2017

With Chrome Enterprise , businesses will have access to a collection of features not available on the standard version of Chrome OS. But these features alone weren't enough for businesses - they needed more. The Chrome Enterprise build also includes support for printer management, a special "kiosk mode" for devices, and phone support from Google. Workspace ONE is one a set of on-premise management tools available with Chrome Enterprise . (more...)
Signs of eye damage following eclipse Signs of eye damage following eclipse
- August 23, 2017

It's been made crystal clear by professionals, scientists, and of course, concerned parents, that you are under no circumstances supposed to look at the sun mid-eclipse with your naked eye. "Direct sunlight is too powerful for the retina", Emerson said. "I would never look into the sun", said Micheal Velasquez, who trusted the solar spectacles he bought on Amazon. (more...)
Samsung's Bixby Voice now available in over 200 countries Samsung's Bixby Voice now available in over 200 countries
- August 23, 2017

Samsung is finally bring voice control for its Bixby digital assistant to a wide audience. "In the future, Bixby will have the learning power to offer more intelligent and personalised interactions and seamless connections across more devices", Injong Rhee , an executive vice president at Samsung , said in a press release . (more...)
Hyundai will have a pickup in North America Hyundai will have a pickup in North America
- August 22, 2017

In an interview with the Reuters news agency, a vice-president of the company in America, Michael J. O'Brien, vice president of corporate and product planning at Hyundai's USA unit, revealed to Reuters that Hyundai has given the green light to a pickup that's similar to 2015's Santa Cruz concept. (more...)
Tesla Model X Smokes A Lamborghini Aventador In Drag Race Tesla Model X Smokes A Lamborghini Aventador In Drag Race
- August 22, 2017

However, the Tesla Model X is able to squeeze out a world record for the fastest production SUV with a 1/4 mile time of 11.418 seconds at a soccer ball popping 117.85 miles per hour. For reference, the listed 0-60mph speed for the Tesla Model X P100D is 2.8 seconds, which is supercar and hypercar territory. But the Ludicrous + enabled vehicle not only beats the Lambo, it sets a world record for the quickest SUV with a quarter mile time clocking in at 11.418 seconds at almost 118 ... (more...)
AMD Crosses Below Key Moving Average Level
- August 22, 2017

It has outperformed by 1.55% the S&P500. Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is -12.57%. Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new stake in shares of Advanced Micro Devices during the first quarter worth about $706,000. (more...)
Head start for Qatar's Al Thumama Stadium as design unveiled Head start for Qatar's Al Thumama Stadium as design unveiled
- August 22, 2017

The crown jewel of Qatar's World Cup will be Lusail Stadium, which will host the opening and final matches of the tournament. Officials said the design showcases local talent and should foster Arab solidarity in the Gulf, which is faced with diplomatic tensions. (more...)
Anno 1800 has been announced, first screenshots & Gamescom 2017 trailer Anno 1800 has been announced, first screenshots & Gamescom 2017 trailer
- August 22, 2017

That being said, we shouldn't expect the title on PC until late 2018. Some companies use YouTube, others use livestreams, Ubisoft have let industry website MCV announce their next game via Twitter . There's a story-based campaign, a customisable sandbox mode and multiplayer. That is why today they also announced the Anno Union . After heading to space in Anno 2205 , Ubisoft's city-building real-time strategy series goes back to the 19 century with Anno 1800 . (more...)
Android Oreo has started arriving for Pixel users
- August 22, 2017

There was plenty of speculation , of course, including Android Oatmeal, but today Google has officially announced that Android 8 .0 is Oreo . Notification Dots: Press the notification dots to quickly see what's new, and easily clear them by swiping away. "Plus, it's got stronger security protections and speed improvements that keep you safe and moving at lightspeed", Google stated. (more...)