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Electronics 1000mph Bloodhound SSC successfully completes first test
Author: 0 1000mph Bloodhound SSC successfully completes first test

It is powered by the same Rolls-Royce rocket engine used in Eurofighter Typhoon jets, the newspaper says, as well as "three Norwegian Nammo hybrid rockets" and a V8 motor from a Jaguar sports auto. The wheels are perhaps better described as fixed-direction casters rather than vehicle wheels, given that Bloodhound's propulsion systems don't actually drive the wheels like on your Ford Ka.

Electronics Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Ti launches, arrives 2nd Nov
Author: 0 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 Ti launches, arrives 2nd Nov

Interestingly some rumours ahead of the official news suggested the GTX 1070 Ti would be locked - not overclockable. The Nvidia GTX 1070 Ti has the same TDP 180W the base clock is the same as the GTX 1080 , 1607 MHz and the boost clock is the same as the GTX 1070 , 1683 MHz.

Electronics LG Display Net Profit Soars 152% In One Year
Author: 0 LG Display Net Profit Soars 152% In One Year

Although it is expected that its OLED TV panel business will continue to grow, it is likely that its LCD TV panel business will continue to go through decrease in selling price and lack of demands. "We are now preparing to convert our LTPS LCD production lines according to speed of growth of plastic OLED markets and demands from our customers." said Executive Director Kim Sang-don.

Electronics Android 8.1 dev preview arrives with Neural Networks API, Android Go enhancements
Author: 0 Android 8.1 dev preview arrives with Neural Networks API, Android Go enhancements

This notification dot is an indicator that some activity is up in the app, as stated by the VC of Android Engineering-Dave Burke. "This update to Android Oreo includes a set of targeted enhancements including (memory) optimisations for Android Go (for devices with 1GB or less of memory) and a new Neural Networks API to accelerate on-device machine intelligence", he wrote.

Electronics BMW X2 expands BMW's coupe-like SUVs
Author: 0 BMW X2 expands BMW's coupe-like SUVs

BMW will be hoping the new addition to their SUV range, the BMW X2 , will be just as successful as the X1 and X3 when it comes to market early in 2018. Power is routed through an eight-speed automatic transmission , which connects to BMW's xDrive all-wheel drive system. Out of the gate when the X2 goes on sale in November in the United Kingdom is the £33,980 BMW X2 xDrive20d SE is Hobson's choice, with its 187bhp four-pot with 295lb/ft of torque promising to get the X2 to 62mph in 7.7 ...

Electronics FBI Adds Charlotte Teen Accused of Murder to 'Most Wanted List'
Author: 0 FBI Adds Charlotte Teen Accused of Murder to 'Most Wanted List'

It is the first time someone from Charlotte has been on the list. Castillo's relatives in Charlotte and Arizona have cooperated with the investigation, officials said. "We're not angry at Alex anymore", said Le's uncle, Bobby Le. A federal arrest warrant was issued in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, charging Castillo with Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution.

Electronics VIZIV Performance Concept Is Subaru's Idea Of A WRX Tease
Author: 0 VIZIV Performance Concept Is Subaru's Idea Of A WRX Tease

The model boasts aesthetic as well as performance enhancements, similar to the previous WRX STI S207. The model, limited to 450 units, gets a 28bhp hike to produce 324bhp from its turbocharged 2.0-litre flat-four. Like pretty much every special edition Subaru these days, the S208 is limited to Japan only. An even more limited NBR Challenge Package with an alternative carbon finish for the roof and spoiler will also be made available, confined to 350 cars.

Electronics Lexus LS+ Concept previews fully autonomous urban driving within 10 years
Author: 0 Lexus LS+ Concept previews fully autonomous urban driving within 10 years

Lexus says its focus is on eliminating traffic casualties and improving highway safety, as well as cutting driver fatigue and traffic congestion via the on-board system responses to traffic conditions. The tech will support automated merging, lane changes, and diverging and will be able to keep the vehicle in its lane and maintain a specific distance from the vehicle in front.

Author: 0 Apple acquires New Zealand-based wireless charging firm PowerbyProxi

In 2013, Apple's arch rival in mobile phones, Samsung, invested $4 million in the company. Apple's Senior Vice President of Hardware Engineering Dam Rocco, "quoted that PowerbyProxi's team will be a great addition to Apple works to create a wireless future".

Electronics Third-party software isn't behind Destiny 2 PC player bans, Bungie says
Author: 0 Third-party software isn't behind Destiny 2 PC player bans, Bungie says

However, Bungie staff moved to reassure the Destiny community that the use of prohibited third-party applications was not triggering bans. ⋙How will players monitor FPS performance during gameplay? For what it's worth, we've been playing/testing Destiny 2 for the past few hours and have not encountered any issues.

Electronics OnePlus 5T hits pre-orders ahead of launch
Author: 0 OnePlus 5T hits pre-orders ahead of launch

Furthermore, the screenshot also revealed the tagline of 5T which is "Larger screen". The smartphone might also have optical image stabilisation (OIS) to deliver a more stable video recording experience over the OnePlus 5 that was launched with an electronic image stabilisation (EIS).

Electronics Mazda Vision Coupe Concept Looks Like Sex on Wheels
Author: 0 Mazda Vision Coupe Concept Looks Like Sex on Wheels

Making its debut alongside the Mazda Kai Concept will be what the vehicle maker calls its "next-generation design vision", a four-door, fastback-styled sedan that "embodies the concepts that will define the next generation of Mazda design, resulting in a more profound expression of the globally-acclaimed KODO design language Mazda debuted on the Mazda CX-5 in 2012".

Electronics Google Lens starts rolling out for Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones
Author: 0 Google Lens starts rolling out for Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones

Droid-Life reports that Google is working on three Pixel devices for 2018 reportedly codenamed " crosshatch ", " albacore ", and " blueline ". Our source referred to them as " Pixel " devices, though. As we'd expect, details surrounding the Pixel 3 phones are scarce right now, but since they could already have codenames, it may not be long until the rumour mill starts churning away.

Electronics HTC U11 Plus Spotted on Certification Site Ahead of November 2 Launch
Author: 0 HTC U11 Plus Spotted on Certification Site Ahead of November 2 Launch

See the image below. Based on TENAA listing images, the alleged HTC U11 Plus is likely to sport an 18:9 aspect ratio display, which has been lately seen on a lot of premium and mid-range smartphones. In terms of optics, the smartphone is believed to feature a 12MP rear-facing camera with f/1.7 aperture and dual-LED flash. Since there will be a microSD card, the storage space can be further expanded.

Electronics Google Home Prepping To Take On The Amazon Echo Show?
Author: 0 Google Home Prepping To Take On The Amazon Echo Show?

And so, a Google Home with a screen should be considered just a rumor for now. Android Police specializes in tearing apart pre-release APK app builds to find details on upcoming features and they are VERY GOOD at it. Among the functions: watching and controlling YouTube, pulling up photo galleries, browsing the web, and, perhaps most useful of all, displaying Google Maps information.

Electronics Battle.net desktop app gets new social features
Author: 0 Battle.net desktop app gets new social features

If you want to send a buddy a Hearthstone card pack or Overwatch loot box, choose the " Gift " option during checkout and select the appropriate player from a drop-down menu (or enter their BattleTag). Bungie also outlined several known issues with the PC version of Destiny 2 presently. Best of all, you can hide offline while you're supposed to be working.

Electronics Nokia 7 set to hit India on October 31
Author: 0 Nokia 7 set to hit India on October 31

The Nokia 7 is a mid-range smartphone that sits somewhere between the Nokia 6 and the flagship Nokia 8 . There are speculations that the new launch could either be the Nokia 7 or an ultra-affordable Nokia 2 . HMD Global has provided a 5.2-inch IPS display on the Nokia 7 with a 1080×1920 pixels resolution and 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. However, the handset only gets its hands on a single 16MP rear camera and features a middle-of-the-road Snapdragon 630 processor.

Author: 0 Pay with Google streamlines Android mobile pay options

As another sign of Google's efforts to bring together its various services into one location, the new feature also works with Google Assistant, the voice-activated digital assistant that's available on Android phones and Google Home smart speakers.

Electronics New update rolling out to Samsung Galaxy Note8
Author: 0 New update rolling out to Samsung Galaxy Note8

Apart from that, it could also be that in Turkey it might arrive in January 2018, but in Samsung's leading market that's in the United States and South-Korea, it might arrive much earlier than that? This update in particular comes from the Turkish branch of Samsung, which published a blog post saying that the company aims to "present the new operating system at the beginning of the new year".

Electronics Sam Smith: 'I Feel Just As Much Woman As I Am Man'
Author: 0 Sam Smith: 'I Feel Just As Much Woman As I Am Man'

It will feature acoustic performances and interviews with Smith , Timbaland, producer Poo Bear, and Sam's creative partner Jimmy Napes. In between the first and second scares, the " Too Good at Goodbyes " singer noted that he thought a scare was coming from inside the box next to him, which then occurred just moments later.

Electronics Ukraine airport says tightened security after cyber attack
Author: 0 Ukraine airport says tightened security after cyber attack

A number of companies in Germany , Turkey and Ukraine have been affected on a smaller scale. The initial ransom is 0.05 Bitcoin ($300), but the virus features a timer and promises to raise the price if the ransom is not paid in time. The WannaCry attack occurred in May and affected up to 300,000 people in more than 150 countries, infecting a number of major companies and institutions, such as the UK's National Health Service (NHS) and Spanish telecommunications firm Telefonica.

Electronics New accuser: Weinstein pulled out my tampon and forced oral sex
Author: 0 New accuser: Weinstein pulled out my tampon and forced oral sex

Haleyi said she and Weinstein did not speak "until shooting was over". At one point, Haleyi worked on a TV series produced by The Weinstein Company , but she has since left the entertainment industry. Although she said she had no personal run-ins with him during production on 2005's The Great Raid , she did warn her young co-star not to accept any drink invitations from the producer unless she knew others would be present.

Electronics Instagram now lets you livestream with a friend
Author: 0 Instagram now lets you livestream with a friend

The live video can be shared to stories once the broadcast has ended or it can be discarded so that it disappears from the app. Instagram has pushed out its live video with friends feature to all users, having begun trialling the tool in the summer.

Electronics Opposition To Observe Nov 8 As Black Day To Protest Note Ban
Author: 0 Opposition To Observe Nov 8 As Black Day To Protest Note Ban

Also present at the the joint press conference were Derek O'Brien from the Trinamool Congress and dissident JD (U) member Sharad Yadav. On Monday, the Opposition parties had formed a coordination committee and met for the first time in Parliament, ostensibly to discuss the blueprint for the events that can mark the first anniversary of demonetisation.

Author: 0 #LYTV: Apple Watch Series 3 Unboxing

Created to be the ultimate health and fitness wearable, the Series 3 is more than just a standard smartwatch. Life insurer John Hancock is offering all new and existing Vitality life insurance policyholders the Apple Watch Series 3 , which normally starts at $329, for just $25, as long as customers work out regularly.

Author: 0 Injustice 2 finally announced for PC. Open beta on 25 October

After being left in the dark upon the game's initial launch, PC players are now getting their due. "We're always interested in pushing the genre forward and allowing players to customise and level-up their favourite DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains is a significant leap".

Electronics Hitman Gets Game of the Year Edition and Xbox One X Support
Author: 0 Hitman Gets Game of the Year Edition and Xbox One X Support

IO Interactive have announced that last year's Hitman reboot will be bundled into a Game of the Year Edition that will be released on November 7th. That's today, and the developer has now revealed its iconic time-limited Elusive Targets contracts will be reactivated next month. "This is our first new content release since becoming an independent studio and we had an absolute blast putting it together for you".

Electronics Original XBOX Games now backwards compatible on XBOX One
Author: 0 Original XBOX Games now backwards compatible on XBOX One

According to the latest update, the company has chose to enhance selected #Xbox 360 games for the next-gen console. During this year's Xbox E3 briefing, Microsoft announced that original Xbox games would be available on Xbox One via backwards compatibility.

Electronics Delphi acquires autonomous driving specialist nuTonomy
Author: 0 Delphi acquires autonomous driving specialist nuTonomy

Delphi said Tuesday that it was buying nuTonomy , an autonomous-car startup born out of MIT. Delphi will have 60 self-driving cars on the road across three continents by year-end, with the goal to further accelerate global fleet expansion and technology development, the company said Tuesday.

Electronics US Will Curb 'Sneak-and-Peek' Searches, Microsoft Drops Suit
Author: 0 US Will Curb 'Sneak-and-Peek' Searches, Microsoft Drops Suit

The company and others in the tech sector have lobbied for changes in the Electronic Communications Privacy Act in order to ensure these rights are protected for digital data. Microsoft contended that while some cases might require secrecy because disclosure could create a risk of harm or endanger the government's case, the practice had become far too common.

Electronics Amazon Cuts Kindle Prices for Decennial
Author: 0 Amazon Cuts Kindle Prices for Decennial

According to Amazon, the updated Kindle app will be available in the Google Play Store beginning today. The new features, to be rolled out later for Android, include the ability to follow and comment on what friends are reading, save books to a "Want to Read" list, get recommendations based on readers who like similar books, and post notes and highlights for other users to see and comment on.

Author: 0 PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL) PT Raised to $67.00

PayPal Holdings, Inc.is a technology platform company. Loop Capital reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $49.00 price target on shares of PayPal Holdings in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. PayPal Holdings (PYPL) opened at 70.97 on Wednesday. Further back, their 200-Day Simple Moving Average is 37.63% difference from today's price. Following the transaction, the director now owns 124,516 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $7,244,340.88.

Electronics Nintendo Switch Supports Nintendo GameCube Controller With Adapter In Latest Update
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Supports Nintendo GameCube Controller With Adapter In Latest Update

It's still possible to pick up both the official and third-party versions of this USB adapter. To get one of these if you don't already have one, you're probably going to have to look to re-sellers on websites such as Amazon. The only issues of far is the fact that the GameCube Controller doesn't have a left Z button. Regardless, this is great news and is solid evidence to support that Nintendo may be getting actual GameCube Virtual Console games ready for the Switch.

Electronics Micromax,BSNL and Vodafone challenge Jio-phone etc
Author: 0 Micromax,BSNL and Vodafone challenge Jio-phone etc

The Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra 4G will be available starting November across India. As per our sources, Vodafone will disclose the details of the Rs. Meanwhile, the Bharat 2 Ultra comes with a 4-inch WVGA display and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Do not expect any software update or security updates what so ever.

Electronics PUBG will test a deadlier blue zone next week
Author: 0 PUBG will test a deadlier blue zone next week

Greene responded saying, 'Oh no. As for a physical release of Battlegrounds , Greene said that there will be a boxed copy of PUBG for Xbox One , but the developer still wants to "polish and refine, add more maps, and more assets" to the game while they "continuously refine the gameplay and optimize" PUBG as they go forward.

Electronics Gears of War 4's enhancements for the Xbox One X detailed
Author: 0 Gears of War 4's enhancements for the Xbox One X detailed

Gears 4 on Xbox One will also pack Dolby Atmos support if you have a compatible surround sound setup. Hopefully, we will find out closer to the release of the Xbox One X . This mode uses Ultra Quality Textures, a wealth of new and improved graphical features all at 4K resolution (3840x2160) thanks to the power of Xbox One X.

Electronics The end of LEGO Dimensions is upon us
Author: 0 The end of LEGO Dimensions is upon us

We will continue to provide ongoing server and customer support for all LEGO Dimensions packs. LEGO Dimensions updates will cease and there will be more more expansions moving forward. TT Games did not give a solid reason for ending their LEGO Dimensions line. It's been a tough couple of years for toys-to-life games. A third year was planned, and reportedly would have featured fan-favorite villain Lord Vortech, a Minecraft expansion, and The Flash , among other characters.

Author: 0 Walt Disney Company (The) (NYSE:DIS) Under Analyst Spotlight

The Company's small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) plans include Carbonite Computer Backup; Carbonite Server Backup, such as Carbonite Office Power and Carbonite Office Ultimate; EVault Cloud Backup; DRaaS, and e-mail archiving. The firm has "Buy" rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, August 28. The original version of this story can be read at ...

Electronics Taking the Mustang's performance to another level
Author: 0 Taking the Mustang's performance to another level

The only visual cues on a auto outfitted with the new Performance Pack Level 2 are black detailing on the splitter and spoiler, the tire spat on the back edge of the rear wheel wells and the 10-spoke Dark Tarnish wheels, which are exclusive.

Electronics Facebook tests removing publishers from News Feed-unless they pay
Author: 0 Facebook tests removing publishers from News Feed-unless they pay

To understand if people like these two different spaces, we will test a few things, such as how people engage with videos and other types of posts ... Struharik reported huge declines for Slovak media pages, with organic reach dropping by two-thirds when the test was implemented. A Facebook spokeswoman also provided more context about the test in a statement.

Electronics Apple, Foxconn to Meet Over iPhone X Production Issues
Author: 0 Apple, Foxconn to Meet Over iPhone X Production Issues

CIRP found that the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus accounted for 16% of total U.S. sales in the fiscal quarter ending October 1st, 2017, with iPhone 8 at 6% and iPhone 8 Plus at 10%. This is last attempt to make the iPhone 8 popular before the iPhone X hits stores next month or may be even later. It's also the first iPhone to come with Apple's Face ID facial-scanning technology.

Electronics Secret Superstar Day 5 in overseas
Author: 0 Secret Superstar Day 5 in overseas

Aamir Khan starrer " Secret Superstar " has not only garnered critical appreciation but the film is also doing well at the Box Office. The film has raked in 9.75 crores on day three witnessing a remarkable jump at the box office. Zaira Wasim 's second film with mentor Aamir Khan has captured the imagination of the nation once again as the film proceeded to have a steady weekend at the box-office.

Electronics Buhari Sacks Maina, Queries Recall
Author: 0 Buhari Sacks Maina, Queries Recall

His disappearance from the country and refusal to honour police and National Assembly's invitation to shed light on the missing pension funds, forced the EFCC to formally declare him wanted and his name forwarded to Interpol for interdiction.

Electronics Themed 3DS XL Heads to the US
Author: 0 Themed 3DS XL Heads to the US

But why stop there? The Nintendo New 3DS XL - Super NES Edition is available for pre-order now, priced at $200. This is something Nintendo has been toying with in other parts of the world. The SNES Classic from Nintendo is pretty great, and it ships with the previously unreleased Star Fox 2 in the box. Despite not including an AC adapter, those who do purchase the SNES-themed 3DS will receive a digital code for Super Mario Kart , free of charge.

Author: 0 Dragon Ball FighterZ Release Date and FighterZ Pass Announced

A lot of hype is surrounding this release as the game plays and looks like the anime. No one's hopes were too high with such a vague release window, so the January release date is welcome news. By taking part in different fighting combinations included in these 3 chapters, players will be able to level up their characters and get a full understanding of the incredible DRAGON BALL FighterZ scenario! The game is sure to bring the over-the-top attacks and insane combos you would expect from a ...

Electronics 'Shin Megami Tensei V' coming to Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 'Shin Megami Tensei V' coming to Nintendo Switch

While Shin Megami Tensei has commonly appeared on Nintendo handhelds, this is the first title to be on a Nintendo console in a long time. We can assume that it will contain the same demon collecting and dungeon crawling gameplay that fans have come to know and love.

Electronics NeoGAF downed following #metoo story of owner
Author: 0 NeoGAF downed following #metoo story of owner

Online video game forum, NeoGAF , is now down after sexual assault allegations came forward against site owner Tyler "Evilore" Malka. NeoGAF , one the internet's most popular gaming forums and the place to go for top rumors, news, and gossip is now down.

Electronics Google's new payment service speeds up mobile checkouts on Android
Author: 0 Google's new payment service speeds up mobile checkouts on Android

Back in May, Google promised to make paying for that new gadget or scrumptious pizza on mobile devices easier, thanks to it integrating " Pay with Google " APIs into its development tools for websites and apps. The feature will verify your order with a security code, following which the Google will send the merchant your payment details and shipping address from your account.