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CES 2017 offers first glimpse at new technology

Where devices have become more and more digital over the last 50 years - from CD Players, to iPods, to smartphones, DuBravac now expects experiences to become increasingly more digital. Watch Out For: Qualcomm and Intel's VR Plans. CES 2017 will premiere a trailer of the immersive final product, January 5-7, 10 a.m.to 6 p.m.at the VRLive lounge in the Gibson Brand activation tent.

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Xiaomi hits $1 billion revenue in the world's fastest growing smartphone market

This achievement is a great motivation for us to deliver even more high-quality, disruptive products in the coming year. The Chinese company had a blockbuster 2016 in India, and its revenue crossed $1 billion, Xiaomi India's head Manu Kumar Jain said Thursday.

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What's going on with Zelda: Breath of the Wild's release date?

Also key was the desire within Nintendo for the game - first announced for Wii U back in 2013 - to launch in as flawless condition as possible. Multiple sources are reporting that Nintendo has reversed its decision to push back The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's release date from Nintendo Switch launch day to June.

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HDMI Turns 2.1 at CES

Support for a new standard of High Dynamic Range video is included here, with "dynamic HDR" rolling out in HDMI 2.1 to make sure a wider colour gamut is handled in video, running either scene-by-scene or frame-by-frame, dependent on the source.

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"GeForce Now" Promises Top-Notch Gaming on Any PC

From there, the experience is pretty much the same as someone with a dedicated gaming rig. The company is billing it as a way for people to access gaming PC power, that don't actually have access to a gaming PC. GeForce Now, NVIDIA's PC game streaming service, is currently limited to the original SHIELD Portable, the SHIELD Tablet, and the SHIELD TV. "All patching, game configuring and driver updating is handled automatically by the GeForce Now infrastructure", the company said in a ...

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President-Elect Donald Trump Considers Overhaul of Top US Intelligence Agencies

Deals on the exact nature of the changes are still being sorted out, but President-elect Donald Trump reportedly plans to revamp multiple United States intelligence agencies, particularly the CIA and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, with a primary goal of shrinking them considerably.

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Didi Chuxing invests in Brazilian ride app 99

In addition, DiDi will provide strategic guidance and support, including in the areas of technology, product development, operations and business planning, as 99 continues its active expansion across Brazil and the broader Latin American market.

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Russian Federation 'full-scope cyber actor', say United States intelligence chiefs

In the letter, released by Buzzfeed News, the group points out that the electronic hacking crossed a line and could potentially "normalize future interference", if not addressed. Clapper told members of the Senate Armed Services panel. US intelligence services have concluded that Russian civil and military intelligence services used hacking to interfere in the election process.

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Pokemon Snap Could Storm Into Nintendo Switch

It's your occupation in Pokemon Snap, a spin-off game for the N64 that challenges you to snap pics of Pokemon as you move through on-rails levels. In Pokemon , Snap players have to capture photos of Pokemon with their camera. United Kingdom players who have never experienced this Pokemon Go predecessor can download Pokemon Snap for £8.99.

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HTC Vive may be about to introduce new accessories

During a media briefing at the CES gadget show Wednesday, the company showcased a number of tracker-enabled accessories, including what it says is the first VR camera, multiple rifles built for VR shooters and haptic gloves. The new Vive Tracker works the same way, allowing the system to track whatever its attached to. HTC wants the Vive Tracker to spur a ecosystem of VR accessories.

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Two Stable Stocks: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)

Expected growth of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) for the next year 5 years is 28.58 percent (per annum), as compared to 19.91 percent (per annum) in the past 5 years. The firm reported in a recent press release that "you can be sure" its CEO and co-founder Jen-Hsun Huang will "break news in some of the areas we're focused on: artificial intelligence, self-driving cars, virtual reality and gaming".

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Whirlpool's new smart appliances can be controlled with Alexa

The retail and cloud giant announced Alexa tie-ups with manufacturers making washing machines, DVRs and television sets. Built in collaboration with Amazon , the elegantly designed Lenovo Smart Assistant recognizes users' voice commands to conduct web searches, play music, create lists, calendar reminders and much more .

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Intel's Project Alloy Windows Holographic headset to be "productized" in Q4 2017

Krzanich said it was just the beginning of "unbelievable" VR experiences coming in the next few years. The company announced that the Voke live VR video streaming platform at least would see a release on the Rift and Vive later this year, while it's already out on Gear VR.

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TRAI issues paper on net-neutrality

In documents posted on its website, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) stressed on the importance of a broader understanding of net neutrality among authorities, saying it is "important to identify core principles of net neutrality for India and the types of practices that might be regarded as being in violation of these core principles".

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Lenovo unveiled new gadgets to smarten up your dumb home

Ford has announced it is teaming up with Amazon to integrate Alexa virtual assistant into its cars, allowing vehicle owners to access shop, search, and control smart home features on the road. Called Lenovo Smart Assistant , Lenovo is taking the popular digital assistant to places even Amazon hasn't dared go. Compare to Amazon Echo , Lenovo's Smart Assistant is way cheaper.

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HTC will launch unlimited monthly subscription to VR apps

That service will launch in early 2017. The head strap will ship in Q2 of this year. New additions have come for the latest HTC Vive 2017 version. The new add-ons are meant to make virtual reality more immersive and comfortable. No pricing is available yet but the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap will release at retail in the second quarter.

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Team Canada headed to World Junior semifinal

It took 3:45 for them to score the tying goal - forward Mathieu Joseph stepped forward and snapped up a soft Czech outlet pass, then sent the puck on a rail to Mitchell Stephens in the corner, who whipped a precise pass to Blake Speers in front.

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CES 2017: Amazon voice-control is coming to Whirlpool's smart appliances

There is a volume control and a trigger button, although it has no dedicated mute button, unlike the Echo products and the Google Home. Owners of the Ford Focus Electric, Fusion Energi, and the C-MAX Energi will soon be able to use their Amazon Echo or Dot at home to do things like lock or start the auto remotely by simply saying "Alexa, ask my FordMobile to lock my vehicle", or "Alexa, ask my FordMobile to start my vehicle".

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AirBar Unveils Touchscreen for MacBook at $99

That laptop will come with just a simple touch bar for ease of texting. The installation process involves putting a couple magnets on the laptop to hold the AirBar in place. AirBar commits to adding the full touchscreen experience that Apple half-heartedly applied in the form of the Touch Bar-a thin, touch-enabled screen laid atop the keyboard of the new MacBook Pro models.

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PS4 sells through 6.2 million units

Sony has today announced that they sold through 6.2 million PlayStation 4 units throughout the 2016 holiday season. In a release , Sony said its holiday sales figures are based on internal estimates collected between November 20, 2016 and January 1, 2017.

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Senate Republicans Pass Resolution That Begins Obamacare Repeal Process

Trump has also indicated, though, that he may try to start rolling back Obamacare even before the Congressional bill lands on his desk, which is expected on February 20. While Trump has been steadfast that he wants to repeal and replace Obamacare, he hasn't exactly been making it a main talking point during his transition.

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Samsung Notebook Odyssey gaming laptops unveiled at CES 2017: Specifications and features

In terms of graphics, the smaller model comes with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050, while the larger model's GPU is still being worked on by Samsung. Comes in 17 and 15-inch versions. Some markets are also getting a white version. Samsung has also included its "HexaFlow Vent" advanced cooling and ventilation system to keep the device cool even when playing intense, graphics hungry games.

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Apple yanks New York Times apps from China store

The New York Times' website has been blocked in China since 2012 after the paper published an article detailing the wealth of former prime minister Wen Jiabao and his family. The order for removal of the apps has been apparently made under rules passed in June a year ago, known as Provisions on the Administration of Mobile Internet Application Information Services.

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Lawsuit seeks to ban Google from United States government contracts

Dowd, acting director for the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, said in a statement . Every company that accepts contracts with the government have to provide such documents. In a statement, Google said it has provided "hundreds of thousands of records", but criticized the data requested in the lawsuit as "overbroad in scope" and a risk to employee privacy.

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Trump Plans to Streamline Intelligence Agencies

Trump's continuing series of jabs at US spies. The CIA declined to comment on the reported changes. "Trump has essentially accused the intelligence community of being politicized, that they are producing this information for partisan reasons or to harm him.

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Thanks, Obama: US Auto Sales Hit Record High For Second Straight Year

Fueling the expected record were a slew of year-end incentives that pushed car-buyers to dealerships in droves, experts said - but that will also likely play a role in potentially lower sales this year. Through the first 11 months, sales were up only 0.1%. In contrast, Toyota Motor's sales were down 2.0 per cent. And Fiat Chrysler sales fell 8.8%, slightly better than expected as the company reduces its reliance on fleet sales, which are less profitable than sales to retail customers.

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The ZTE Blade V8 Pro is One Sharp Midrange Phone

ZTE is getting in on the CES action this week, introducing two smartphones for the U.S. market, the Hawkeye and the Blade V8 Pro . On the front, a 1080p display protected by 2.5D curved glass and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 might as well be on a premium phone.

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Toyota remembers people actually like driving with the Concept-i

Designed in Newport Beach, CA and using technology from Toyota's research center in San Francisco, the Concept-i was created around the theory of "kinetic warmth", whatever that means. "It is the experience of the people who engage with those vehicles focused on the experience inside the vehicle for drivers and passengers". Colored lights in the foot wells will indicate whether the Concept-i is in automated or manual drive, and projectors in the rear dock will tell you if another auto is in ...

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Analyst's Estimates on Shares' Price: Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR)

Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) is now showing -54.5% EPS growth this Quarter. The average volume stands around 6.55 million shares. Finally, GLG Partners LP bought a new position in Nabors Industries during the second quarter valued at approximately $16,022,000.

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USA jets back Turkish forces in Syria

Washington sees the Kurdish YPG militia, the largest element of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), as one of the most effective partners in the fight against Islamic State in Syria . Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has previously said he has seen evidence of U.S. planes carrying arms landing at the Kurdish-controlled town of Kobani.

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Casio's WSD-F20 is a seriously hardcore smartwatch, runs Android Wear 2.0

It's not a watch for everyone, but perhaps that's the point: It's an unapologetic ruggedized smartwatch, and it must have been popular enough for Casio to make a sequel. In addition to this, Casio is including the ability to download maps from Mapbox and use them offline in tandem with Global Positioning System. Casio improved upon the previous generation, so now the WSD-F20 can track more activities like trekking, fishing, cycling and winter/water sports.

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Najee Harris won't make official announcement

He was being watched by media from across the country, but wouldn't give any interviews. Tagovailoa told the website earlier in the week he thought Harris would attend Alabama when it was all said and done, but he then told 247Sports.com that he and Harris are on the same flight to Birmingham on Sunday.

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LBA Continues to Hold Position in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN)

Several brokerages have recently commented on HBAN. The company stock was downgraded to Hold from Buy, wrote analysts at Jefferies, in a research note issued to clients on Monday November 28, 2016. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 20th will be given a $0.08 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 16th. Moreover, Advisor Prtnrs Limited Liability has 0.04% invested in Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) for 12,124 shares.

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Stock for Your Case: Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ:ITEK)

The total 1.41 million shares were bought and sold throughout the most recent trading session less than average volume of 1.77 million shares. Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corporation has P/S value of 0 while its P/B value stands at 0.55. The reported EPS for the same quarter previous year was $-0.02. Other firms include ROTH Capital giving Buy rating on 1-Dec-16. The Stock fell -4.37% and closed its last trading session at $22.34.

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Faraday Future plans major product reveal for CES 2017

Faraday debuted at CES past year with a concept vehicle not meant to be produced, raising eyebrows over the company's legitimacy and Jia's overall strategy. The media and other attendees seemed to be wowed by when the FF91 drove itself into a parking lot filled with other vehicles. By co-engineered with LG Chem Ltd, the 130kWh battery that outfitted in the auto provides enough power to give the vehicle a range of more than 700 kilometers.


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