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Electronics Lightweight McLaren Senna 'Carbon Theme' is a 211mph angry hornet
Author: 0 Lightweight McLaren Senna 'Carbon Theme' is a 211mph angry hornet

All very " Senna ". Inside there's bits of Laurel Green, a splash of yellow on the steering wheel and a Senna "S" on the headrest. Known as the Senna Carbon Theme by McLaren Special Operations , the limited edition hyper auto features unique exposed carbon fiber and yellow and green exterior accents.

Electronics Russian Federation probed at least 7 states' voter systems before the 2016 election
Author: 0 Russian Federation probed at least 7 states' voter systems before the 2016 election

That's according to an NBC News report Tuesday, citing multiple USA officials. News says the top-secret intelligence was requested by former President Barack Obama during his last weeks in the Oval Office. "'This attempt was not in any way successful and Florida's online elections databases and voting systems remained secure, ' Ard said". "We believe tonight's story to be factually inaccurate and misleading", a DHS statement said, dismissing the report.

Electronics Korean prosecutors seek 30 years' jail for ousted president
Author: 0 Korean prosecutors seek 30 years' jail for ousted president

Her confidante Choi Soon-sil, the woman who carried out their extortion plans, was found guilty earlier this month and sentenced to 20 years in prison . Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for offering more than $6 million in payments to foundations controlled by Choi in exchange for business favors.

Electronics New Hyundai Kona Electric - 64 kWh, 470 km range EV
Author: 0 New Hyundai Kona Electric - 64 kWh, 470 km range EV

Hyundai claims that the Nexo can travel up 609-kilometres on a single tank of hydrogen. That translates to a 0-62mph time for the smaller motor of 9.3 seconds and a time of 7.6 seconds for the more potent 210bhp motor. The long-range version ups the ante with a 204PS electric motor paired to a 64kWh battery pack. This makes it 5mm taller and 15mm longer than the regular Kona.

Electronics Another Report Confirms Three New iPhones Will Arrive in 2018
Author: 0 Another Report Confirms Three New iPhones Will Arrive in 2018

Apple's new lineup is said to be a part of the company's larger plan to lure not just consumers who are into so-called phablets , but also those who are looking for a less expensive version of their products. The company's phone division is more profitable than ever, but selling fewer phones; the iPhone X missed analysts' sales predictions by about 8 million phones.

Electronics The Apple TV 1st Gen is about to lose iTunes Store access
Author: 0 The Apple TV 1st Gen is about to lose iTunes Store access

Yes, there are still people - and businesses - that are running Windows Vista and Windows XP , or are quite happy with their first-gen Apple TV. That Apple TV you bought yesterday is obsolete. Some are speculating that the move could come as Apple gears up to release iTunes for the Microsoft Store. That ditched the hard-drive in favor of a smaller amount of flash storage - along with a switch to the same design language that Apple still uses today - and a reliance on faster internet ...

Electronics Apple will reportedly release over-ear headphones this year
Author: 0 Apple will reportedly release over-ear headphones this year

The news comes from Ming Chi-Kuo, a KGI Securities analyst, through an investors note seen by Apple Insider. It is not mentioned, but the headphones will likely be wireless as well. It uses the same wireless chip as the one that you can find in the AirPods. What's more interesting, the third-party apps will be able to function across iPhones, iPads and Mac computers - a feature that will involve both iOS and macOS 10.14.

Electronics ZTE's joining the Android Go party with the Tempo Go
Author: 0 ZTE's joining the Android Go party with the Tempo Go

Each has an 18:9 aspect ratio for the display, dual rear cameras, 3.5mm headphone jacks, microUSB, memory card slot, and the usual fare of connectivity. The connectivity features that are available on the Tempo Go include 4G VoLTE, 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 4.2 Bluetooth, microUSB, 3.5mm audio jack and Global Positioning System.

Electronics Nokia 8 Sirocco: HMD Global's new flagship unveiled
Author: 0 Nokia 8 Sirocco: HMD Global's new flagship unveiled

HMD claims that the Nokia 1 will come with a fewer pre-installed and much lighter apps on Android Oreo (Go edition). The Nokia 7 Plus is comes with an Aluminium unibody design and 6 coating layers. As with Nokia's other phones, look for the 7 Plus to arrive in April, though it's unclear if that will be in the U.S. The recognizable curved frame carries with it a number of features you won't find on turn-of-the-century phones, such as a 2.4-inch color screen (320 x 240), an terrible ...

Electronics Five hotly anticipated smartphones at MWC
Author: 0 Five hotly anticipated smartphones at MWC

Google has also confirmed that it will announce a few entry-level Android Oreo (Go edition) phones and Android One devices at the MWC 2018 . A Nokia flagship smartphone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor is reportedly in the works, and its retail name will be the Nokia 8 Pro.

Electronics Final Fantasy XV Will Continue to Add DLC Until At Least 2019
Author: 0 Final Fantasy XV Will Continue to Add DLC Until At Least 2019

With Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition and Royal Edition right around the corner, Dengeki Online took the opportunity to have a chat with director Hajime Tabata and game designers Yoichi Kuroda and Takeshi Terada. These next four episodes will probably be part of a second Season Pass, although the details are still being worked out. The next episode in the quartet that is expected to be released is Episode Ardyn which was announced previous year and stars the main antagonist in the ...

Electronics Xiaomi partners with Microsoft on multiple areas of technology
Author: 0 Xiaomi partners with Microsoft on multiple areas of technology

Microsoft and Xiaomi have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding ( MoU ) which is basically an agreement that lets them create new technologies and develop existing technologies together. According to Xiaomi and Microsoft , the agreement will see both parties focusing on four areas in particular. The two companies will be mutually benefitted from this partnership.

Electronics Miss the 90s? HMD Global brings back Nokia 8110 slider phone
Author: 0 Miss the 90s? HMD Global brings back Nokia 8110 slider phone

This device has a 3D curved glass with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Other details include up to 6GB of RAM, 64GB storage, dual rear camera with Zeiss optics and a 16-megapixel front camera for selfies. Further, leading mobile developers including Samsung, LG, Huawei, Nokia and others will all be present at the conference, with the expectation that a number of next generation flagship handsets will be unveiled.

Electronics UConn, Yale among colleges telling student protesters: don't worry about admission
Author: 0 UConn, Yale among colleges telling student protesters: don't worry about admission

The University of CT is among dozens of colleges and universities telling high school students to relax: if they face discipline for participating in gun control demonstrations, it won't affect their chances of admission. "We stand in support of every high school student who chooses to participate in peaceful protests. or who thoughtfully and respectfully exercise their freedom of expression", the school's dean of admissions said in a statement .

Electronics Team USA's improbable curling win over Canada, in their own words
Author: 0 Team USA's improbable curling win over Canada, in their own words

Canada dominated during that period. This time , it was Szabados' counterpart Rooney who was up to the challenge, making a point-blank stop on Brianne Jenner in the closing seconds to keep the game tied and headed to the shootout. An Olympic defeat at the hands of the Americans is particularly stinging, too, according to head coach Laura Schuler. Gilbert Brule pulled one back for Canada , who were looking to secure a third consecutive final appearance despite entering the tournament ...

Electronics Huawei Launches MateBook X Pro with Slimmer Bezels and Pop-Up Webcam
Author: 0 Huawei Launches MateBook X Pro with Slimmer Bezels and Pop-Up Webcam

Here's everything you need to know, along with some early thoughts. The MateBook Pro isn't all that Huawei has rolled out today as there are also several tablet variations being announced. The MediaPad M5 series of tablets, meanwhile, comes in three models: The 8.4-inch MediaPad M5 , the 10.8-inch MediaPad M5 , and the 10.8-inch MediaPad M5 Pro .

Electronics Samsung Galaxy S10 will come with Snapdragon 855
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S10 will come with Snapdragon 855

Based on various leaks and rumours, here's a look at what the specifications for the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9 + look like at this stage. "Everybody likes to see the latest and greatest shiny device, but I think we have reached new heights in the sea of sameness when it comes to smartphones", Ben Wood, chief of research at CCS Insight, told CNBC by phone earlier this week.

Electronics Rahat Fateh Ali Khan: Music has no boundaries
Author: 0 Rahat Fateh Ali Khan: Music has no boundaries

Pyaar Hai - said the voice of the popular singer from Pakistan in the song Ishtehaar from the Bollywood film Welcome to NY must be dubbed by someone else. "I think the mindset of solving the tension between India and Pakistan with cricket and music is no more applicable. My intention was never to hurt any sentiments but after having spoken to Babulji I promise that we won't work with Pakistani artists until the relationship between the two countries improves".

Electronics Samsung Galaxy S9 official promo video leaks out
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 official promo video leaks out

Tomorrow, we'll learn what else there is to it. It's hard to blame Samsung for the way in which the phones have been designed; they've clearly arrived at a formula that works for them - releasing high-end flagships with premium performance that draw in crowds year after year.

Electronics Bomb blasts injure 2 in Myanmar's Rakhine state
Author: 0 Bomb blasts injure 2 in Myanmar's Rakhine state

Three other unexploded bombs were also detected in the area. "We are still investigating [the] crime scenes", police officer Aung Myat Moe said. One was detonated in the compound of the state government secretary's home, while the two others exploded in front of an office in the city and on a road leading to a beach.

Electronics Norway's 'PyeongChangnam Style' parody even more proof of Winter Olympics domination
Author: 0 Norway's 'PyeongChangnam Style' parody even more proof of Winter Olympics domination

After more than two weeks of pageantry, athletic achievement and historic performances, the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang , South Korea, are drawing to an end with the closing ceremony marking the finish. In recent Olympics, the United States has typically been at or near the top of the medal standings at this point in the competition. Austria's Anna Gasser brought home the gold after scoring a total of 185.00, including a 96.00 on her final run.

Electronics Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+: Everything You Need To Know
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+: Everything You Need To Know

Besides, the S9 series phones expected to have stereo speakers , AKG-tuned earphones, a 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch QHD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display with an aspect ratio of 18:5:9. This is but a small roundup of the companies and products we're expecting to see and interact with at the biggest mobile show of the year. Motorola unveiled the highly-regarded Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus at last year's MWC, and we're expecting something similar from them this year.

Electronics Trump criticizes Florida deputy, talks guns in schools
Author: 0 Trump criticizes Florida deputy, talks guns in schools

Delaware State Police Captain and Indian River School District Board Member Rodney Layfield said the actions by school resource officer Scot Peterson, who waited outside and never went in during the school massacre in Florida , was "humiliating" and made him sick to his stomach.

Electronics Porsche 911 992: Hints of what's to come from brand boss Achleitner
Author: 0 Porsche 911 992: Hints of what's to come from brand boss Achleitner

The version is priced around Rs 44 lakh over and above the standard 911 GT3 that competes with the likes of the Audi R8, Mercedes-AMG GT R and the Nissan GT-R. "Today I wouldn't categorically rule it out". Porsche somehow managed to cram 520 hp into its naturally-aspirated 4-liter, six-cylinder flat engine, 20 hp more than in the previous model and the 911 GT3.

Electronics Monkey Tale: Northern Senators Forum Divided Over Sack of Abdullahi Adamu
Author: 0 Monkey Tale: Northern Senators Forum Divided Over Sack of Abdullahi Adamu

A senator, Abdullahi Adamu , who was removed as chairman Northern Senators' Forum has denied allegation he mismanaged funds belonging to the group. The Senate has made a major move against members who openly criticised the amendment to the Electoral Act seeking to reorder the sequence of polls during general elections in the country.

Electronics Al Pacino's Joe Paterno Faces His Downfall in First 'Paterno' Full Trailer
Author: 0 Al Pacino's Joe Paterno Faces His Downfall in First 'Paterno' Full Trailer

Based on the trailer, the movie from director Barry Levinson delves into the extent of Paterno's knowledge about Sandusky sexually abusing young boys. The trailer begins with clips of Paterno remembering his college football legacy at Penn State before the reminiscence is cut short by one of his sons asking the cryptic question, "Dad, did you know about Jerry?" Others, however, think it's not right that people still hail Paterno like a hero when the victims of Sandusky's sexual abuse ...

Electronics Dow, S&P surge on energy and industrials
Author: 0 Dow, S&P surge on energy and industrials

Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard told CNBC on Thursday he wasn't behind the view of four quarter-point rate hikes this year "unless everything goes flawless". Most of the committee believe that inflation would perk up. "I don't see significantly higher inflation, but we're getting back to central bank targets, and [bond markets] and investors have not been prepared", said Bob Baur, chief global economist at Principal Global Investors.

Electronics Google set to show the potential of RCS at MWC 2018
Author: 0 Google set to show the potential of RCS at MWC 2018

Over the past couple of years, Google has dedicated itself to facilitating carriers transition to RCS on a global scale and Google announces that it is working closely with 43 carriers and various OEMs to make this a reality. A small number of companies in food, travel, retail, and delivery services in the U.S. and Mexico are using RCS to upgrade traditional SMS messages with branding, rich media, interactivity, and analytics.

Electronics Up for Grabs: Steve Jobs' Typo-Filled Job Application
Author: 0 Up for Grabs: Steve Jobs' Typo-Filled Job Application

This remarkable employment questionnaire reveals Jobs's early aspiration to work in the fledgling tech industry, which he would soon revolutionise forever, the listing reads. And the youngster who would go on to invent the iPhone was also unable to provide a contact number - because he did not have a phone. "If I had never dropped in on that single calligraphy course in college, the Mac would have never had multiple typefaces or proportionally spaced fonts", Jobs said.

Electronics Sony Xperia XZ2 design changes confirmed with new leak
Author: 0 Sony Xperia XZ2 design changes confirmed with new leak

The phones sport an aluminum unibody design, but don't quite fully embrace the slim top and bottom bezels that are popular with today's flagship smartphones. In this case, we are talking about the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Pro devices, which will be presented with the brand new Snapdragon 845 chipset and the fingerprint reader in a new location.

Author: 0 Smartphones unveiled at MWC to come with high specs

It will also move to the 18: 9 aspect ratio. It will feature a 5.5-inch display will most likely be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. The 3310 and embrace of Android pushed their feature phone sales up to 40 million for the year , so MWC 2018 represents a great chance to cash in on its return to the spotlight.

Electronics Pakistan PM due in Herat for TAPI groundbreaking
Author: 0 Pakistan PM due in Herat for TAPI groundbreaking

Turkmenistan holds the world's fourth largest natural gas reserves, but in recent years has been strongly dependent on gas exports to China after Russian Federation reduced their gas imports. "The South Asia is being connected with the Central Asia through Afghanistan after more than a century of separation", Ghani noted, adding that TAPI is not only a project, but also an economic corridor.

Electronics Taco Bell employee fired for 'derogatory slur' printed on receipt
Author: 0 Taco Bell employee fired for 'derogatory slur' printed on receipt

Lee said it upset him even more that the cashier defended his case rather than making an apology so Lee lashed out even more telling him how disrespectful he was to use such a slur. As a potential preventative clause, Lee suggested for Taco Bell to hold mandatory training for their employees and their managers - training that would target "racial consciousness".

Electronics NRA to participate in CNN town hall
Author: 0 NRA to participate in CNN town hall

They don't want thoughts and prayers. Political leaders waded out in front of those affected by gun violence in the US, including loved ones of those who died in Parkland , Florida and suggested that something will actually be done to stop mass shootings.

Electronics Airbnb Announces New Property Types
Author: 0 Airbnb Announces New Property Types

Each appears to be targeting verticals within the travel space that make sense based on the typical hospitality industry, but weren't specifically singled out on Airbnb. The new tier is likely to appeal to people who may have been unwilling to use Airbnb in the past because of the company's lack of quality control, as the cleanliness and appearance of the property has always been largely down to the host.

Electronics CBI cracks WhatsApp child porn racket, one held from Kannauj in UP
Author: 0 CBI cracks WhatsApp child porn racket, one held from Kannauj in UP

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday arrested one of the five suspected administrators of a WhatsApp group for allegedly circulating pornographic videos and photographs of children , the Hindustan Times reported. The CBI said it would investigate if an organised gang filmed the videos and pictures and was selling them online. It is also being probed whether these videos and images were uploaded for money.

Electronics IOS 11.3 Public Beta 3 Ready for Download
Author: 0 IOS 11.3 Public Beta 3 Ready for Download

According to the official changelog by Apple, the update to iOS 11.2.6 fixes an issue where using certain character sequences could cause apps to crash. Once here, the new update will show up in a matter of seconds. Last week, new bug was discovered, as devices crashed or possibly crashed due to version of iOS 11.2.5 software present in the device.

Author: 0 A Final Fantasy XV PC demo is available soon

While Half-Life fans wait (perhaps futilely) for Valve to announce Half-Life 3 , Square Enix is providing fans with the next best thing: a Gordon Freeman costume for Noctis in Final Fantasy 15 Windows Edition . Your save data will also work with the Xbox One version of the game, so that's another plus. Pre-ordering from Origin grants the FFXV Decal Selection, letting players decorate the Regalia auto with colorful details.

Electronics Austria's Hirscher has second gold in reach
Author: 0 Austria's Hirscher has second gold in reach

The 30-year-old Polish ski jumper had leaps of 135 and 136.5 meters for 285.7 points to win the gold medal on the large hill. "During the normal hill final, I was feeling OK but couldn't find my best jumps", Stoch said. The Olympic giant slalom traditionally brings together the biggest melting pot of alpine skiers and there was no exception at the Pyeongchang Games.Braving the tricky Rainbow 1 course were 110 skiers from a staggering 69 countries, entertaining the rowdy 4,000-strong crowd ...

Electronics Nintendo Switch Is January's Best Selling Console In The US
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Is January's Best Selling Console In The US

The PS4, and Xbox One versions' latest update was the Master Plan (released towards the end of 2017), which is still behind the PC version but ahead of Switch. The PS4 and Xbox One versions are now nearly up to par with PC content, and Switch is close behind those versions. According to one user "there is no possible way the game is above version 124" because the flashbang update isn't present.

Electronics Google engineer says he was sacked for posts defending diversity
Author: 0 Google engineer says he was sacked for posts defending diversity

Tim Chevalier , a transgender former site reliability engineer at Google , says that he was sacked for his politically liberal rebuttal to former programmer James Damore's post on one of the company's internal messaging boards. Google continues to be rocked by controversies regarding diversity, race and gender. He said in memo leaked to the press Damore claimed that Google's hiring practices, especially those aimed at boosting diversity, were misguided because of the biological differences ...

Electronics FCC to Soon Begin Process of Getting Rid of Net Neutrality Rules
Author: 0 FCC to Soon Begin Process of Getting Rid of Net Neutrality Rules

Recording the FCC's repeal of net neutrality in the Federal Register doesn't put the new laws - or, more accurately, lack of laws - into effect. Under the old rules, established in 2015, internet service providers were reclassified as common carriers so the FCC had legal authority to regulate them.

Electronics Microsoft introduces Surface Pro laptop in India starting Rs. 64999
Author: 0 Microsoft introduces Surface Pro laptop in India starting Rs. 64999

It will be available from Amazon and Flipkart online stores along with Reliance, Vijay Sales, and other authorized offline retail stores starting February 22. With a new hinge that adjusts to 165 degrees, people can now put Surface Pro into Studio Mode, creating the optimal position to write or sketch. A full-size glass trackpad with five-finger multi-touch capabilities allows for ultimate precision, and the entire keyboard is wrapped in soft yet durable Alcantara material, creating a ...

Electronics Land Rover creates 'world's toughest mobile phone'
Author: 0 Land Rover creates 'world's toughest mobile phone'

Land Rover has launched a phone inspired by its rugged go-anywhere 4x4 vehicles. The phone will also take quite a bit of abject treatment, such as "blistering heat, thermal shock, intense humidity and vibration exposure". This includes a number of enhancements such as; 3600mAh additional battery, improved 25 x 25mm ceramic patch Global Positioning System antenna, plus a TPU protective case, Stainless steel carabiner with canvas strap.

Electronics Testing the new Ferrari Portofino in southern Italy
Author: 0 Testing the new Ferrari Portofino in southern Italy

You would also know that when comes to speed Ferrari would point you to its three top and best super cars, the 360 Challenger Stradale, the 430 Scuderia and the 458 Speciale . The Portofino, which takes its name from a picturesque fishing village on the Italian Riviera, has more power, faster acceleration and is lighter than its predecessor.

Electronics Samsung Galaxy S9 To Be Showcased Using Augmented Reality Technology
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 To Be Showcased Using Augmented Reality Technology

The teaser page which was made live earlier today suggests that Flipkart could be carrying the next Samsung flagships exclusively in India on the online retail channel. Features such as the Infinity Display and the wonderful imaging capabilities can make the Galaxy S9 series stand out. Other countries like Australia and the United Kingdom didn't get the S8 until April 28, while markets like Japan and South Africa didn't get the phone until June .

Electronics US, Canada again face off for women's hockey gold
Author: 0 US, Canada again face off for women's hockey gold

On the ice , the US was less than a minute away from gold four years ago when Canada's Marie-Philip Poulin tied the game 1-1 with a goal with 55 seconds left and then scored again in overtime to give Canada the gold medal. However, Canada was able to get two second period goals. This didn't get the Americans down however, they followed this up with some wonderful shifts from twins Jocelyne Lamoureux and Monique Lamoureux.