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Ford adds Alexa integration to Sync3

Chinese tech giant Lenovo announced on Tuesday it was launching a smart home assistant powered by Amazon's Alexa, becoming the latest firm to enter the market for voice-activated devices. Customers will also be able to access many Alexa smart home devices to control lighting, security systems, thermostats and more from the vehicle. What's more though, the automaker also announced that owners of some vehicles will be able to also use Alexa while at home to perform certain vehicle ...

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Razer unveils world's first triple-monitor laptop

Two additional screens slide out from the central display via an automatic mechanism. Users can also use the three displays to streamline productivity, as the 12K multi-display functions similarly to a triple-monitor desktop setup. Similar to Razer's newest systems, Project Valerie equipped with Nvida GeForce GTX 1080 exceeds the minimum hardware requirements of HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, making it one of the most immersive, mobile VR-ready devices for enthusiasts and developers.

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Nasa to explore early solar system with two new missions

From 2027 to 2033, Lucy will be exploring Jupiter's six mysterious asteroids including Trojan. In March 1852, Italian astronomer Annibale de Gasparis discovered an asteroid orbiting between Mars and Jupiter, one of several he would find in his lifetime.

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Fords scraps plans for $1.6bn Mexican plant

The Lordstown factory, he said, is not equipped to build the hatch. According to Hinrichs, the revised forecast didn't justify building an entirely new plant. The hatchback version just went on sale in the fall. However, he stressed Ford did not do any sort of special deal with the president-elect. Put another way, several years ago Ford took a boatload of government money and promised to spend it on research, development, and processes that would give it the know-how and ...

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Huge Antarctic iceberg poised to break away

Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. Scientists are concerned that this will make the surviving parts of Larsen C incredibly unstable and highly prone to collapse within the next decade or so. Scientists been tracking the rift in Larsen C for years after Larsen A collapsed in 1995 and Larsen B in 2002. "We would expect in the ensuing months to years further calving events, and maybe an eventual collapse - but it's a very hard thing to predict, and our models say it will ...

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Recent analysts Ratings: General Growth Properties, Inc (NYSE:GGP)

Retirement Systems of Alabama raised its stake in General Growth Properties by 0.8% in the second quarter. While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock now has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.62. During the same period past year, the company posted $0.33 EPS. On average, analysts expect that General Growth Properties will post $1.25 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Hybrid Ford Mustang and electric SUV to launch by 2021

Ford is to sell a hybrid-electric version of the Transit van, F-150 pickup truck and Mustang sports vehicle by 2020. Ford is tight-lipped on the details, but it did did drop a few hints as to what we can expect. According to Ford , the Mustang Hybrid is expected to produce V-8-like power and torque while delivering better fuel economy. Fields said the automaker would spend $700 million on upgrades to Ford's Flat Rock Assembly Plant, which now builds the Mustang and Lincoln ...

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Galaxy S8 Release Date Revealed; Is Samsung Set For Another Big Dismay?

The average estimate in Bloomberg's poll of analysts was for 8.29 trillion won. Tim Baxter, chief operating officer at Samsung's U.S. business, told reporters at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that Samsung will share the root cause of the Galaxy Note 7 fires 'very soon'.

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Heavy smog chokes a third of China's cities

Data from Beijing Municipal Environmental Monitoring Center showed that the density of PM 2.5, particulate matter associated with hazardous smog, stood at 391 micrograms per cubic meter at noon in the city proper, indicating that the air is heavily polluted.

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Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) shows weekly volitility of 2.09%

Cincinnati Insurance Co. now owns 805,200 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $63,707,000 after buying an additional 55,000 shares during the period. Vetr Inc. bumped up the target of Gilead Sciences, Inc . Investors of record on Thursday, December 15th were paid a $0.47 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, December 13th.

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Honda Just Invented a Self-Balancing Motorcycle That Never Falls Over

Honda has unveiled the Riding Assist concept, a self-balancing, semi-autonomous motorcycle at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The motorcycle will even follow its rider when the rider is not sitting on the motorcycle. The company had utilized its Uni-Cub mobility research and translated it into rectifying a real-world problem. The Honda Riding Assist also includes a self-driving mode that can make a motorcycle move on its own thanks to a third electric motor that is situated ...

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Israeli soldier convicted in high-profile manslaughter case

The Palestinian Ministry of Information condemned what it called the "lenient conviction of the murderer Israeli soldier Elor Azaria in a farce trial by the so-called Israeli Military Court". While al-Sharif lies almost motionless-though clearly still alive-numerous soldiers, police officers and medical personnel make no effort to administer aid, and largely ignore he's there at all.

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Frontier cancels flights ahead of winter storm

A United flight scheduled to leave Denver at 12:30 p.m. has been delayed as well as a 1:30 p.m. Southwest flight to Tulsa. Frontier Airlines announced the cancellation of almost two dozen flights for Wednesday and Thursday to and from Denver International Airport ahead of a winter storm expected to hit Colorado.

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Russian Navy Ready for Deals in Manila

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has revealed that his cousins may have joined terrorist groups linked to ISIS and has vowed to take action if he ever met them face-to-face. Russian Federation is also ready to provide the Philippines with submarines, fighter aircraft, helicopters and assault rifles, among other weapons.

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Find out what caused the Galaxy Note 7 to explode, here

The South Korean tech giant has recalled 94 percent of the flagship phones sold in its home country so far and has sent notice to those still using them. However, the fact that it looks similar to Samsung's current flagship sheds some doubt on the snap's authenticity. Clearly, Samsung is anxious to move on and put the consumer debacles of 2016 in the rear-view mirror, not that you could blame them.

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Obama and Pence in healthcare showdown

President Barack Obama is due to meet fellow Democrats in Congress to discuss how to protect the healthcare reforms he instituted, often called Obamacare. Rand Paul (R-KY) said while he supports repealing the Affordable Care Act, it must be replaced immediately or "within months of repealing it, you will lead to further bankruptcies in the insurance industry".

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Trumped irked by leaks on Russian hacking report

Meanwhile, Victoria Zhuravleva of the Moscow-based Institute of World Economy and International Relations told Gazeta.ru that the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing is not being conducted to search for evidence of Russia's involvement in the hacking attacks.

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Sonic Corp. (SONC) Trading Up 5.2% Following Earnings Beat

Stephens cut Sonic Corp. from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $32.00 to $26.00 in a report on Tuesday, October 25th. As the revenues measures, firm has operation margin of 19.60% in the following twelve months with net profit margin of positive 10.60%. (NASDAQ:SONC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January 4th.

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Samsung's second gen Family Hub 2.0 refrigerator unveiled at CES 2017

It seems the CES press day has shown that OLED televisions among other electronic offerings are at the top of this year's Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2017. Samsung, which sells 46.4% of all Ultra HD TVs sold in the U.S., hopes that this, as well as new design features, will reduce the number of cables needed.

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Recent analysts Ratings: Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT)

Northern Trust Corp's holdings in Red Hat were worth $274,471,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Now the company has earned "Buy" from 10 equity analysts. That is compared with the $0.52 in EPS it reported during the same period a year ago. The business's quarterly revenue was up 17.5% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

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Which way Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG) earning numbers may go

The stock was sold at an average price of $51.80, for a total value of $253,302.00. Moving to earnings estimates, for this current fiscal period, Wall Street analysts have projected that the company will post $0.52 earnings per share. All of these Earnings estimates are a consensus recommendation of 33 Analysts. Ameren Corporation recently traded 5.25% above its 50-day simple moving average and went up 6.67% from its 200-day simple moving average.

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Ford Owners get Amazon Alexa On Board with SYNC 3

With eight microphones, the new Smart Assistant will be able to listen to voice commands from all angles in the house. Since the Lenovo device has been built in the partnership with Amazon, it's not surprising that it matches starkly with Amazon Echo.

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Microsoft unveils connected vehicle platform

Unlike Google, which has now spun off its own self-driving auto unit, as have a lot of other tech giants, Microsoft is clear that their Connected Vehicle platform is designed to help automakers create connected auto solutions, address customer requirements, and customize to differentiate their products from rivals.

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Intel's Compute Card is a PC that can fit in your wallet

Intel has revealed its Compute Card PC , which is small enough to fit inside your wallet. Intel's CES announcements included an embedded 95 x 55 x 5mm computer-on-module form factor for upgradable consumer electronics. As x86-based PCs, Intel told us that the Compute Card will be able to run Windows and Linux and any other operating system you can now run on a low-end PC.

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Facebook Gives Azealia Banks the Boot for Calling Brazilians 'Third World Freaks'

In the video Banks says, "Real witches do real things", as she takes a sandblaster to clean three years worth of blood stains and feathers. The development, once again, divided the internet, with many-including Sia and the Church of Satan-condemning violence against animals, while others supported Banks right to religious freedom.

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Young Aussie Tennis Champ Charged With Match Fixing By VIC Police

Sporting Integrity Intelligence Unit detectives on Thursday charged the 18-year-old by summons with engaging in conduct that corrupted a betting outcome. Spanish star Rafael Nadal, who won through to the quarter-finals of the Brisbane International on Thursday night, said he had never seen evidence of professional players fixing matches.

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TCL Ups Their Game With Beautiful 4k HDR Tellies

Australian pricing and availability have yet to be confirmed. The P-Series - which TCL refers to as its Powerful Picture Performance line - boasts numerous same features found in the C-Series, including support for both Dolby Vision and HDR10 content.

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Shocking: Actor Om Puri Passes Away After A Massive Heart Attack

His credits also include appearances in American films. He has also been awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India. He was highly versatile actor impressing with his comic timing in films such as " Hera Pheri ".

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Capcom announces Resident Evil 7: The Experience

The candle will last gamers 18 to 20 hours, and is just the latest in a long line of scented innovations created to pique fans' interest (and nostrils). The event is free, though you should arrive early since tickets will be handed out on a first-come, first-serve basis. It's a Resident Evil game that finally returns to the series' horror roots, while also not being a Resident Evil game at all, because hillbillies and first-person POV.

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Trump may ask Republican lawmakers to fund a US-Mexico border wall

President Enrique Pena Nieto said he called to congratulate the president-elect after the election and agreed to meet him during his transition phase, however, Foreign Minster Claudia Ruiz Masseieu has reiterated Mexico would not be footing the bill for the wall.

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Amazon's third-party sellers had a 'record breaking' year

The company said that it sold 50% more items from third party vendors this past holiday season over 2015, and doubled the amount sold in 2016 as a whole. Also Wednesday, Amazon said it would open a second fulfillment center in Jacksonville, Fla., which will have more than 1,000 full-time jobs on Day One, though the company didn't say when the warehouse would open.

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Mobile will start paying you for unused data

What T-Mobile advertises is what you'll pay. CEO John Legere announced some "new rules" for the carrier's plans at an event during CES 2017. All of today's announcements are accompanied by a "Tax Rebate" promotion. For a family of four, T-Mobile One will cost $40 per month per person ($70 for the first line, $50 for the second line, and $20 for each additional line).

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Sentinel Trust Co Lba Lowers stake in International Business Machines Corp. (IBM)

The Texas-based Caz Investments L P has invested 0.98% in International Business Machines Corp. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 3,427,571 shares of the technology company's stock worth $520,237,000 after buying an additional 329,591 shares in the last quarter.

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Former employee accuses Snapchat of 'misrepresenting growth'

Snapchat was sued Wednesday in Los Angeles by an ex-employee who alleges he was sacked after resisting attempts to falsely represent its value in advance of plans to take the company through a multibillion-dollar initial public offering. It would be a red flag to an employer that you were there for three weeks and were terminated. Since being laid off, Pompliano claims Snap has sought to "destroy his career" by waging a "smear campaign" against him.

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Russian Federation plans retaliation and 'serious discomfort' over USA hacking sanctions

Moscow denies any involvement. It remains to be seen whether Trump would move to roll back the sanctions against Moscow, with many leading Republican lawmakers publicly warning him to stay tough on Putin. " All Americans should be alarmed by Russia's actions ", he said in a statement released as he traveled in Hawaii. He added, " Such activities have consequences ".


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