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Electronics Aston Martin unveils limited-edition submarine
Author: 0 Aston Martin unveils limited-edition submarine

Project Neptune is based on an existing three-person submarine platform from Triton's lineup, so that's another win in terms of production viability. "From our first interaction, it was apparent that Triton and Aston Martin were natural partners and our complementary values will be realised in this truly exciting project".

Electronics Microsoft provides in-depth look at Surface development in hour-long video
Author: 0 Microsoft provides in-depth look at Surface development in hour-long video

With the Ignite sessions having taken place recently, a spokesperson for the company had announced that the new Surface Pro would be available for purchase starting December 1. We can add this nugget of information to what has already been leaked by United Kingdom retailer Misco . Surface quickly turned into a billion-dollar business for Microsoft and what started out as an attempt at a proof-of-concept for how to do 2-in-1s right, and a showcase of the flexibility offered by Windows 8, ...

Electronics Volition suffers major layoffs after Agents of Mayhem flops
Author: 0 Volition suffers major layoffs after Agents of Mayhem flops

According to Jason Schreier's news post, three sources have confirmed that the studio is laying off staff with general manager, Dan Cermak one of those affected. Deep Silver has yet to disclose sales figures of the release. According to the report, publisher and parent company Deep Silver was unhappy with the performance and reception of Agents of Mayhem .

Electronics Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL leak suggests Dual Front Speakers
Author: 0 Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL leak suggests Dual Front Speakers

The smaller variant, of course, should have plenty of room above and below its conventional display to accommodate dual front-firing speakers, whereas the extra-large model is said to sport a killer screen-to-body ratio of between 80 and 85 percent, making us wonder where the premium sound system could fit.

Electronics Mark Zuckerberg: I regret ridiculing fears over Facebook's effect on election
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg: I regret ridiculing fears over Facebook's effect on election

That's 1000x more than any problematic ads we've found . The hearings come as both panels have been scrutinizing the ways that the social media platforms and online ads were used by Russians to influence the election. "Both sides are upset about ideas and content they don't like". The other says "After the election, I made a comment that I thought the idea misinformation on Facebook changed the outcome of the election was a insane idea".

Electronics North Korea v Donald Trump war of words: a most risky game
Author: 0 North Korea v Donald Trump war of words: a most risky game

General Joe Dunford, chairman of the United States joint chiefs of staff, testified before lawmakers on Tuesday that for the time being the confrontation with North Korea was more political than military. South Korean President Moon Jae-in urged Kim Jong Un to resume military talks and reunions of families split by the 1950-53 Korean War to ease tension.

Electronics Twitter trying out 280-character limit
Author: 0 Twitter trying out 280-character limit

Just like that - you've got 280-character tweets! "Interestingly, this isn't a problem everywhere people Tweet. And at the same time maintaining our brevity, speed, and essence!" Twitter was known for its brevity since it was founded and people started using it.

Electronics Skyrim Special Edition - Survival Mode is now available in beta form
Author: 0 Skyrim Special Edition - Survival Mode is now available in beta form

Skyrim is the closest game to living the Game of Thrones lifestyle that you dream. For those unfamiliar with it, think of it is as the hardest possible way to experience Skyrim . Furthermore, and in order to level up, players will have to sleep in a bed. Carry weight has been "significantly reduced" which, to be honest, sounds like torture to me.

Electronics Will Tim Cook's iPhone X vs iPhone 8 gamble pay off?
Author: 0 Will Tim Cook's iPhone X vs iPhone 8 gamble pay off?

Kuo also points out that the Face ID technology has a hefty appeal, saying, "TrueDepth camera (3D sensing) creates a far stronger user experience than those of Apple's rivals". This suggests that it is likely to be an issue with the software, rather than the hardware. GADGET lovers who forked out £699 for the iPhone 8 have been complaining of a very irritating problem when making calls.

Electronics Terrorists kill BSF jawan in his J&K's Bandipora home, injure four others
Author: 0 Terrorists kill BSF jawan in his J&K's Bandipora home, injure four others

Parray himself was home on vacation from his duty. "Constable Rameez Parrey, a BSF personnel who was on leave, was killed by terrorists in a cowardly manner today", it said. The killing of Parray is somehow similar to the kidnapping and murder of Lt Umar Faiyaz , 22, who was abducted by nearly six terrorists from his relative's house in south Kashmir's Shopian .

Electronics Microsoft Begins to Pitch Windows 10 S for the Enterprise
Author: 0 Microsoft Begins to Pitch Windows 10 S for the Enterprise

Devices from OEMs including Acer, HP, Fujitsu and Lenovo are expected to roll out in the coming weeks starting at $275 each. "And it is fully integrated with OneDrive, empowering Firstline Workers to work from anywhere". Their strategy makes sense for pushing this type of a machine closer to the edge of their environment as the OS is heavily restricted, unlike Windows 10 Enterprise, which means if it is lost or compromised, the potential impact is limited.

Electronics WSJ details 3D sensor delays for iPhone X
Author: 0 WSJ details 3D sensor delays for iPhone X

Sacconaghi said. A series of reports offered somewhat conflicting details on Apple's iPhone X manufacturing process. The iPhone X will store representations of your face in its "secure enclave", a hardware-based enclosure created to be resistant to spying and tampering.

Electronics Google Assistant gets search bar feature in new update
Author: 0 Google Assistant gets search bar feature in new update

Rolling out now via updates users can now control their connected LG smart home appliances using voice commands delivered to their Google Assistant. "At LG, we're making smart simple so consumers can enjoy all the convenience today's connected home can offer without the hassle", says LG Electronics vice president of marketing David VanderWaal in a statement.

Electronics 'Firefox Quantum' challenges Chrome in browser speed
Author: 0 'Firefox Quantum' challenges Chrome in browser speed

It's still not clear whether or not this means that Gecko will eventually reach parity with Servo in performance and security, but Mozilla has at least implied that much of the same benefits should be seen in upcoming versions of Firefox.

Electronics Assassin's Creed: Origins Getting A Free Casual Mode That Removes Combat
Author: 0 Assassin's Creed: Origins Getting A Free Casual Mode That Removes Combat

In terms of what motivated the decision to make this Discovery Tour now, Guesdon said: "Well, having an extra year, for us, really helped [.] We felt that Assassin's Creed Origins was the ideal moment, actually, to really have this statement that we are a franchise that is dedicated to history, history with a big H, and to really put the light, the focus, on the quality of the recreation of the world that we're doing".

Electronics Target Raises Minimum Wage
Author: 0 Target Raises Minimum Wage

The increase will apply to the 100,000 seasonal employees it's hiring for the holidays, but the company declined to say how many of its 323,000 regular employees would see a lift. "I think it's something that needs to be tested out for sure, but I think that considering the raise in prices over the last 20 to 30 years, the rate that our minimum wage has gone up isn't matching that", he said.

Electronics AVATAR Sequels Have Begun Production; Budget Reportedly Around $1 Billion
Author: 0 AVATAR Sequels Have Begun Production; Budget Reportedly Around $1 Billion

Deadline reports , that production has begun today in Manhattan Beach, and the project has a reported budget of over $1 billion. Some of the young actors will play the children of Jake Sully ( Sam Worthington ) and Neytiri ( Zoe Saldana ), and the others will portray kids from another Na'vi clan called the Metkayina, who live on giant oceanic reefs under the rule of a leader named Tonowari ( Cliff Curtis of Fear the Walking Dead ).

Electronics You May Want To Skip Pixel 2 For Pixel 2 XL!
Author: 0 You May Want To Skip Pixel 2 For Pixel 2 XL!

Russakovskii's tweets over the weekend claimed that Google will be relying on software to make this feature possible since both of the new Pixel 2 smartphones are expected to only have a single camera setup on their backs. The next rumored feature for the Pixel 2 smartphones is what's now being called as "Music Recognition". In this particular case the software would always be listening, and could show you the artist and album title on the locked screen.

Electronics Mahesh Babu's Spyder First Day Collection
Author: 0 Mahesh Babu's Spyder First Day Collection

Spyder was declared super hit before the release, and the movie is expected to rock the Indian cinema as well as overseas. Harris Jayaraj composition of music for Spyder movie is a highlight. So the movie is going to get a good success rate in the collections overall. 90 percent occupancy was seen in the morning shows of the Spyder , The movie is expected to collect 20 crores on the Day 1st.

Electronics GJM chief Bimal Gurung withdraws strike in Darjeeling hills
Author: 0 GJM chief Bimal Gurung withdraws strike in Darjeeling hills

Although, the strike was officially on in the Hills but for the past one week most of the shops and markets were open defying the diktats by GJM leadership. "My question is what took the central government so long and that too when the situation in the hills has already normalised", he added. With the faction led by Tamang entering into talks with the CM, the state government chose to formed a constitutional body comprising of nine-members, and replacing it with the Gorkhaland Territorial ...

Electronics 10 most popular cities for global travelers in 2017
Author: 0 10 most popular cities for global travelers in 2017

Most visitors here were from China, with 2.3 million visiting a year ago, compared with 712,000 in 2009. In addition to being the most popular destination in 2016, Bangkok is forecast to become the most visited city in the world by year's end for global travel.

Electronics Teaser pic hints at new classy look for 2018 Mercedes Sprinter
Author: 0 Teaser pic hints at new classy look for 2018 Mercedes Sprinter

There hasn't been an official unveiling yet - just this rendering, which gives us a pretty good idea of what to expect. Like Porsche 's foray into SUVs, the tall commercial van sometimes seems to be an awkward fit for the iconic Mercedes-Benz badge, but you can't argue with the success of the Sprinter .

Author: 0 Apple's iOS 11.0.1 update addresses Exchange e-mail server issue

There are other complaints people have had about iOS 11 that you should not expect to be addressed here, though. Apple today unleashed iOS 11.0.1, one week after pushing iOS 11 to the public . iOS 11 is loaded with new features like drag-and-drop between apps, a new split screen multitasking view, and augmented reality support. Still, that's not to say everything is rosy in iOS land, as Apple's newest release has been plagued with bugs since its release a week ago .

Electronics Twitter testing out doubling character limit to 280
Author: 0 Twitter testing out doubling character limit to 280

Twitter's founders, including Chief Executive Jack Dorsey , wanted a limit just below the SMS cap of 160 characters. The company shared data that indicated 9% of all English language tweets ran right up to that 140-character limit, while only 0.4% of Japanese tweets hit that wall.

Electronics Vimeo launches live streaming platform
Author: 0 Vimeo launches live streaming platform

The service is named Vimeo Live and will integrate Livestream's technology into the Vimeo platform. Vimeo announced this morning it's acquiring live video specialist Livestream for an undisclosed amount. With Vimeo Live, creators can broadcast live events in full 1080p with built-in cloud transcoding and adaptive streaming. If publishers wish, they will have the option to replace their automatically archived live streams with 4K versions.

Electronics Sorry, Microsoft: Now, Even Bill Gates Uses Android
Author: 0 Sorry, Microsoft: Now, Even Bill Gates Uses Android

It's great that Apple's continuing to do good work. The same reasoning is used by Gates to describe his reasoning for the change, remarking with a sheepish smile that he now uses "an Android phone with a lot of Microsoft software". Bill Gates appreciates Apple's efforts towards app ecosystem development but prefers Android with MS apps. He doesn't say what phone he switched from, though it's probably a Windows Phone or Windows Mobile device.

Electronics Epic's Fortnite Battle Royale is now available to everyone
Author: 0 Epic's Fortnite Battle Royale is now available to everyone

Bluehole Studios , the developer and publisher of PUBG , since went on record stating that "concerned that Fortnite may be replicating the experience for which PUBG is known for". Speaking with PCGamer, Bluehole's C.H. Kim said right off the bat that this fallout isn't necessarily about the Battle Royale mode itself, as there are plenty of other BR-style games on Steam .

Electronics Microsoft & Facebook Lay Highest Capacity Transatlantic Cable
Author: 0 Microsoft & Facebook Lay Highest Capacity Transatlantic Cable

The subsea cable stretches over 4,000 miles from the U.S. east coast at Virginia Beach, to Spain's north coast at Bilbao. It is expected to go online early in 2018, a schedule which the partners say is three times faster than normal. Kumar also said the cable's new "open" design would allow it to grow with technology, as the need to meet the demand for internet and cloud service has increased around the world.

Electronics Red Hat, Given
Author: 0 Red Hat, Given "Buy" Recommendation from Drexel Hamilton

Analysts expect Red Hat , Inc. Net Income: GAAP net income for the quarter was $97 million, or $0.53 per diluted share, compared with $59 million, or $0.32 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gagnon Securities Llc, which manages about $353.18 million and $360.48M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Instructure Inc by 167,354 shares to 186,814 shares, valued at $5.51 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing.

Electronics North Korea minister: 'This means war'
Author: 0 North Korea minister: 'This means war'

They view the remark by North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and a recent propaganda video simulating such an attack as tit-for-tat responses to fiery rhetoric by U.S. He then tweeted on Friday that Kim was "obviously a madman" who would be "tested like never before". Ratcheting up the rhetoric further, the North's top diplomat also argued Monday that Trump's comment gives it the right to shoot down US warplanes in global airspace.

Electronics Apple Inc. (AAPL) earnings reaction history in focus
Author: 0 Apple Inc. (AAPL) earnings reaction history in focus

During the same quarter a year ago, the firm posted $1.42 earnings per share. Apple Inc now has $777.63 billion valuation. Volume is the basic fuel of the market since stocks move up or down in price only when shares are trading hands. Shares for $2.95M were sold by Maestri Luca on Wednesday, April 5. Also, Director Arthur D. Levinson sold 35,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 7th.

Electronics IPhone 8 Component Cost Slightly Higher Than iPhone 7
Author: 0 IPhone 8 Component Cost Slightly Higher Than iPhone 7

To recollect the price of the latest iPhones, the iPhone 8 with 64GB of storage will be available at a price tag of Rs 64,000, while the 256GB variant is priced at Rs 77,000. In particular, the new processor Bionic more expensive than its predecessor at $ 5. How much? That's $349 for the iPhone 8 and $399 for the iPhone 8 Plus.

Electronics 671bhp Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Turbo S E-Hybrid launched
Author: 0 671bhp Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Turbo S E-Hybrid launched

Even when just above idle speed, the Panamera Turbo offers 850 Nm of torque. That's $75,700 more than the Sports Turismo Turbo and more than $200,000 above than the V6-engined E-Hybrid. These include the digitalised Porsche Advanced Cockpit, ground-breaking assistance systems such as Porsche InnoDrive including adaptive cruise control and optional rear-axle steering.

Electronics Video game voice actors reach deal to end nearly year-long strike
Author: 0 Video game voice actors reach deal to end nearly year-long strike

The union's proposal sought a royalty for voice actors whose games exceeded 2 million copies of sales, with more royalties kicking in at the 4, 6, and 8 million sales levels. "We secured a number of gains including for the first time, a secondary payment structure which was one of the members" key concerns, ' said the SAG-AFTRA president, Gabrielle Carteris, in a statement.

Electronics Nokia 8 debuts in India, priced at INR 36999
Author: 0 Nokia 8 debuts in India, priced at INR 36999

Featuring a dual camera setup and high-end specs like the Snapdragon 835 chipset, the Nokia 8 is the first Android flagship to be launched by HMD Global . It comes in Polished Blue, Tempered Blue, Steel and Polished Copper colors. Other important camera features include phase detection autofocus (PDAF), f/2.0 aperture and dual-tone flash.

Electronics Microsoft eyes the future with quantum computing programming language
Author: 0 Microsoft eyes the future with quantum computing programming language

Among the highlight announcements are Microsoft Dynamics 365 AI solutions, created to tackle high-value, complex enterprise scenarios and tailored to existing processes, systems and data. The new language is aimed at providing developers debugging and other support and state-of-the-art simulators that can run locally or on Microsoft Azure.

Electronics Levi's Announces Smart Jacket In Association With Google Jacquard
Author: 0 Levi's Announces Smart Jacket In Association With Google Jacquard

That's roughly the same price as a brand-new Apple Watch Series 3, which can do everything the jacket can do, and doesn't limit you to wearing the same jacket every day to commute. With Jacquard technology , you can perform common digital tasks-like starting or stopping music, getting directions or reading incoming text messages-by simply swiping or tapping the jacket sleeve.

Author: 0 Apple Watch Series 3 Surprise Hit, Steals Limelight From iPhone 8

However, Apple have stressed that the devices are made from the most durable glass yet, so now those claims have been put to the test. Apple's newly-launched devices, the iPhone 8, IPhone 8 Plus and IPhone X , do not have the requisite supporting apparatus that enables Android smartphones to use superfast wireless network technology being developed by internet service providers.

Electronics Nintendo Switch: Shipments On Handbrake Not A Concern
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch: Shipments On Handbrake Not A Concern

That said, he, of course, acknowledged the impressive success of Nintendo Switch , but also noted that the Nintendo console was more of a hybrid console with a different strategy rather than simply a handheld system. Fills Aime said, "We actually sold nearly 2.8 million units, so we dramatically over delivered". Bethesda now has the aforementioned titles in the works for the Switch, as well as the previously announced Switch version of Skyrim .

Electronics Enhanced Microsoft Teams app gives Slack tough competition
Author: 0 Enhanced Microsoft Teams app gives Slack tough competition

Skype's technology backbone will still route customers calls through the web in Teams. But the move shows the growing importance of Teams at Microsoft. If you are anxious about some of the Skype for Business features that are missing from Microsoft Teams, don't fret - yet. For those who do make the transition to Teams, Microsoft promises lots of new calling features and meeting enhancements with outbound and inbound calls to and from regular phones, support for voicemail, call holding, ...

Electronics Destiny 2 Servers Going Down For Maintenance on September 25th
Author: 0 Destiny 2 Servers Going Down For Maintenance on September 25th

There are many activities that the players can do upon joining a faction like attending public events, exploring Lost Sectors, completing strikes, competing in the Crucible and clearing the raid, among others. Faction leaders will also tempt players with the promise of a powerful weapon. There's a competitive side of this too. Everyone else? They have to spend a whopping 50,000 Glimmer.