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Amazon Is Finally Releasing A Waterproof Kindle Amazon Is Finally Releasing A Waterproof Kindle
- October 11, 2017

It's now 7 instead of 6in but still has a pixel density of 300ppi. It's a 300 ppi panel, 30-percent larger than the old model, which Amazon says adds up to fewer page turns. As such, battery life is slightly shorter, though improved fast-charging will allow it to fully recharge in under two hours. Check back soon for our full review to see our final verdict on the new Kindle from Amazon. (more...)
Markets erode gains in last hour; Sensex, Nifty slip below psychological marks
- October 11, 2017

About 1,129 shares declined against 456 advancing shares on the BSE. On the other hand, the broader 51-scrip Nifty at the National Stock Exchange (NSE) opened at 10,042.60 points after closing at 10,016.95 points. Gains were led by energy, metal, realty and infra shares, which were up between 0.5 per cent and 1.1 per cent. Bharti Infratel, GAIL India, Axis Bank, Reliance Industries and Bharti Airtel were among the top Nifty50 gainers - rising up to 2.1 per cent. (more...)
Asteroid the size of a house approaching Earth Asteroid the size of a house approaching Earth
- October 11, 2017

The upcoming asteroid will fly over the Pacific Ocean at 1:42 AM ET. Meanwhile, this asteroid which is nearly the size of a house will pass somewhere between 18,000-40,000 kilometers of the Earth's surface, just inside the space where geostationary satellites orbit in general. (more...)
Chelsea player vents frustration with club in scathing social media post Chelsea player vents frustration with club in scathing social media post
- October 11, 2017

The midfielder had hoped to make this season his breakthrough campaign for the reigning Premier League champions, but has only featured three times for Conte's men this term. "And what do you get back?" Whilst it is not clear if Musonda is directly talking about his time at Chelsea, many supporters were quick to criticise his outburst. (more...)
Airtel, Karbonn launch 4G smartphone at Rs 1399: Here are the details Airtel, Karbonn launch 4G smartphone at Rs 1399: Here are the details
- October 11, 2017

Airtel offers similar plan for other phones but only for 14 days. Airtel has partnered with Karbonn Mobiles to roll out an affordable 4G smartphone to the market. Airtel has also said that it will be having partnerships with more manufacturers in the future to bring affordable 4G smartphones to the people. He said, "We plan to partner with multiple manufacturers to bring affordable smartphone options to the market and build an "open ecosystem" of low-priced devices". (more...)
Honor introduces its first smartphone with an 18:9 FullView Display Honor introduces its first smartphone with an 18:9 FullView Display
- October 11, 2017

According to Honor, the 7X will be offered in Gold, Blue and Black colours. It gets a mid-range Kirin 659 Octa-Core processor that's mated to 4GB of RAM. The dual-SIM (Nano) Honor 7X runs Android 7.0 Nougat-based EMUI 5.1. Like the nova 2i , it has a 16MP main camera and a secondary 2MP shooter for depth of field effects. (more...)
Google Home Mini updated to stop it from accidentally recording everything Google Home Mini updated to stop it from accidentally recording everything
- October 11, 2017

After a journalist from Android Police (via: Engadget ) received one of the devices from Google's recent launch event, he noticed that its lights were constantly flashing even when he wasn't speaking to it directly. Anyway, Google was quick to respond to the issue that Russakovskii was experiencing. The Mini Home was taken away and swapped for two fresh ones. (more...)
Lil B says Facebook suspended his account for Lil B says Facebook suspended his account for "talking about white people"
- October 11, 2017

In recent days, Lil B has been Facebooking/tweeting similar thoughts about his belief that "love" can conquer racism. It's also not Lil B's first time being banned from the social network. He claimed the site issued him a 30-day ban in 2014 for his posts. Due to its privacy policy, Facebook does not reveal the exact content of such posts following suspension. (more...)
Israel exposed Russian hackers attempting to access USA intelligence Israel exposed Russian hackers attempting to access USA intelligence
- October 11, 2017

The Israeli officials, who had detected the hacking two years ago, alerted the USA that Russian hackers were using the software as a sort of Google search engine for sensitive information, the Times reported, leading the Trump administration to order federal agencies to remove the Moscow-based cybersecurity software company's products from their networks. (more...)
Overwatch Halloween Terror Event Skins Leaked Overwatch Halloween Terror Event Skins Leaked
- October 11, 2017

Don't forget that if you didn't get those cool skins that were available a year ago, they'll be back again today so you got your chance to get that Witch Mercy skin that everyone had lost their minds about or that spooky pumpkin head Reaper which was the love of all DPS players in the game. (more...)
Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) Undervalued by 1.2%
- October 11, 2017

Capital World Investors purchased a new position in shares of Western Digital Corporation in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $1,019,202,000. 361 Capital LLC's holdings in Western Digital Corporation were worth $9,842,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (more...)
Porsche launches a vehicle subscription service
- October 11, 2017

It's following in the footsteps of General Motors Co.'s Cadillac, which launched its Book subscription service in January, and Care by Volvo, which combines lease, insurance and maintenance into one monthly payment. Also there's a one-time $500 activation fee, as well as both a background and a credit check which is probably a fairly reasonable ask given the value of the vehicles you'll be getting. (more...)
Android Wear updates just got a lot less frustrating Android Wear updates just got a lot less frustrating
- October 11, 2017

Of course there are some others that most users will be more excited about like Android Pay and the Google Assistant. It might also ease your mind if you were anxious that Google's decision to pull Android Wear devices from its store might be representative of a retreat from Android Wear as a whole. (more...)
Deadly Squishy Fingers Return To Call Of Duty This Week Deadly Squishy Fingers Return To Call Of Duty This Week
- October 10, 2017

To receive the free items during Halloween Scream , players need to log into multiplayer between Monday and Friday morning while online and visit the Quartermaster. "When the Gesture Warfare first came to Infinite Warfare this September, Call of Duty fans found out that gestures are not only the means to humiliate opponents, but are also ways to kill their enemies outright", the official statement from Activision reads . (more...)
Half the universe's missing matter has just been finally found Half the universe's missing matter has just been finally found
- October 10, 2017

One team, led by researchers from the University of British Columbia, found out that density of these filaments is just under three times the average density of baryons in the surrounding void. While scientists had previously speculated the baryon gas existed, the two groups set out to definitely observe the threads of evasive particles. Some of the light scatters as it collides with the gases particles, leaving a tiresome patch in the cosmic microwave background . (more...)
Apple iOS 11.0.2 users have started facing operating system glitches Apple iOS 11.0.2 users have started facing operating system glitches
- October 10, 2017

The results are submitted from iPhone owners who've installed its 3DMark benchmarking app. According to data from more than 100,000 devices running iOS , Apple's system updates do not cause phones to slow down. Furthermore, the recent update of the iOS 11 also brings a bunch of new emojis to your iOS device. My iPhone 6s Plus is still performing as well as I want it to, despite the fact that it's a two-year-old device. (more...)
Offshore wind farms have powerful advantage over land-based turbines, study finds
- October 10, 2017

Wind speeds on the ocean can be as much as 70% higher than on land. Just past year, it added enough new wind energy to power 3 million homes. And to achieve this, all we'd need to do is create turbines that can withstand extreme open ocean conditions - and then figure out a way to build them across large stretches of the ocean. (more...)
Mercedes-AMG Vision Gran Turismo earns starring role in "Justice League" film
- October 10, 2017

Jens Thiemer, Vice President of Marketing for Mercedes-Benz Cars. Not only is Bruce Wayne's tricked out Mercedes-Benz AMG Vision Gran Turismo on display, but the upgraded Batmobile in Justice League is also on display in Times Square at the AT&T Store. (more...)
Chicago man blinded in one eye by baseball sues the sport Chicago man blinded in one eye by baseball sues the sport
- October 10, 2017

The Chicago Sun-Times report said Loos has undergone three surgeries, has two more coming up and may eventually need a prosthetic to replace his eye. "We've studied. where the balls are heading and obviously, we've been pulling the nets further and further", Chicago TV station WBBM reported Cubs' business operations chief Crane Kenney as saying. (more...)
Middle-earth: Shadow of War is a 97.7GB download on PC Middle-earth: Shadow of War is a 97.7GB download on PC
- October 10, 2017

Middle-earth: Shadow of War will be released on October 10 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The version in the commercial is not by the Cranberries, though, which has Shadow of War fans digging to find out who sings it. We will update with new & special prices as they come in up until launch day. I couldn't find an exact edit like the commercial for Shadow of War , but I believe the version that you're seeing is by Missio. (more...)
Super Mario Odyssey gets new overview trailer
- October 10, 2017

On the flip side, if you do own a lot of amiibo, every single one of them will work with Super Mario Odyssey . The figures will unlock certain costumes and items in-game, as is par for the course with most amiibo releases. Super Mario Odyssey releases on October 27 for Nintendo Switch . Video game stories from other sites on the web. Mario's also grants temporary invincibility, while Peach's gives a life-up heart and Bowser's reveals the location of regional coins. (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)
- October 10, 2017

It has underperformed by 43.97% the S&P500. The forward P/E of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc .is at 42.52 signifying the uses of estimated net earnings over the next 12 months. Therefore 37% are positive. (The) reiterated a "sell" rating and issued a $10.60 price target on shares of Advanced Micro Devices in a research note on Monday, June 12th. (more...)
NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.17 NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.17
- October 10, 2017

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $1 and $0.91 respectively. NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 10th. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The stock had a trading volume of 14,087,272 shares. Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. (more...)
Volkswagen Passat launched in India @ Rs 29.99 lakh Volkswagen Passat launched in India @ Rs 29.99 lakh
- October 10, 2017

NEW DELHI: The Indian subsidiary of German auto manufacturer Volkswagen India on Tuesday launched its luxury sedan Passat at a price of Rs 29.99-32.99 lakh (Ex-Delhi/Mumbai). The vehicle also gets hands-free parking or Park Assist in VW speak, 360-degree aerial view and an easy opening boot. Speaking of safety features, the all-new Volkswagen Passat comes loaded with 9 Airbags, ESP, ABS, ASR, Hill Start Assist, Auto hold, Reverse camera with 360⁰ area view, Park assist and tire pressure ... (more...)
Huawei Mate 10's promo poster leaked confirming key specs Huawei Mate 10's promo poster leaked confirming key specs
- October 10, 2017

Huawei will be unveiling the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro smartphones at a global media event on the 16 in Munich, Germany. Going by the poster, the upcoming Huawei phone will flaunt a large 6.2-inch display with the screen resolution of 2160×1080 pixels. (more...)