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Hon Hai signs US$10 billion investment deal with Wisconsin

Some of those states, including Wisconsin, were pivotal to Mr. Trump's victory in 2016, and are home to numerous working-class voters who were seen as key to his win. and so that's our commitment", Walker said. JOHNSON: Tangen is among those struggling to understand how states like Wisconsin can afford to offer such massive incentives.

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The Rolls Royce Phantom is Dead

Up to now, auto companies, including Rolls-Royce, have been using platforms shared with, and drivetrains borrowed from, lesser models in order to achieve some viability of scale. If you choose the fixed rear centre console, inside it you'll find a drinks cabinet with whisky glasses and decanter, champagne flutes and coolbox.

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Engine for NASA's SLS Megarocket successfully tested

The SLS rocket, powered by four RS-25 engines, along with the Orion spacecraft will take astronauts on a new era of exploration beyond Earth's orbit into deep space. The RS-25 flight controller is created to monitor the health of a rocket engine using real-time adjustments to combustion pressures, turbopump speeds and other configurations such as engine thrust and propellant mixture ratios, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Tuesday .

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Amazon boss is the richest person

They traded at about $1,063 on Thursday, before the release of the company's latest earnings report. Amazon said it earned $US197 million, or 40 cents per share, in the second quarter, down from $US857 million, or $US1.78 per share, a year ago.

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Solar Eclipse 2017: What will you see from your ZIP code?

Only communities in a 70-mile path from coast to coast will experience a total eclipse, where the moon will fully cover the sun for about two and a half minutes. They're teaming up with the UAA Planetarium and local astronomers to provide solar telescopes and a solar projector to safely view the eclipse. Solar glasses can be found online and also in area hardware stores.

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Apple Just Killed iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle

On Thursday, a company spokesperson confirmed to The Verge that it has "officially discontinued" the iPod Shuffle and the iPod Nano . Following the discontinuation of the iPad nano and iPod shuffle , Apple has updated its iPod touch storage tiers.

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Jio effect: Idea cellular posts third successive quarterly net loss

Now Reliance Jio , a telecom that upended the mobile broadband sector last fall by offering 4G data plans at substantially cheaper prices than its competitors, is looking to target feature phone users. Airtel recorded smallest profit in Q1 since December 2012 as a result of the price war initiated by Reliance Jio. The petition by Bharti Airtel and Idea Cellular against the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) order was listed for hearing on Thursday at the Telecom Dispute ...

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WhatsApp Gets A Billion Users Every Day

Mobile advertising revenue represented approximately 87 per cent of advertising revenue for the second quarter, up from approximately 84 per cent of advertising revenue in the second quarter previous year. Facebook has already been telling its video advertisers to hit people with faster messages . Facebook's ad revenue grows stronger in the Asia-Pacific region (54.4% year-over-year) than in Europe (42.9% year-over-year) and North America (44.6% year-over-year), but the company ...

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Microsoft announces huge bug bounty rewards for security flaws

The company has been running bug bounty programs, wherein security researchers are financially rewarded for discovering and reporting exploitable flaws, since 2013 . This new Windows Bug Bounty program will go a long way towards helping identify and patch vulnerabilities in Microsoft's products, with a focus on remote code execution, privilege escalation, and inherent design flaws.

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What Is Walmart Going to Do About Its Canceled SNES Classic Preorders?

It was actually a mistake and the pre-orders are now being canceled, to customers' dismay. People were quick to place their pre-orders and many of them would have felt quite happy that they were able to get their hands on the SNES Classic .

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Meizu Pro 7 and Pro 7 Plus announced

The Pro 7 will come in two versions: The base model with a 5.2-inch screen, and the Pro 7 Plus , which has a 5.7-inch, both set to be available in China on August 5 . No point hoping for a U.S. launch, but select other Asian markets and parts of Europe should get the two dual-screened powerhouses soon enough. It is backed by 3,000mAh non-removable battery and supports mCharge 3.0 fast charging.

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Stockton teen 'broken apart' after streaming sister's death, Lawyer says

An attorney representing her could be reached for comment. Nutt said the district attorney's office hasn't ruled out adding additional charges after further investigation. Except they only made it to Los Banos because Obdulia, who the CHP says was under the influence, crashed and killed her sister. The California Highway Patrol said Sanchez was driving a Buick Century when it veered onto the right shoulder of a road.

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HTC Vive VR for China is Under Development, Reveals HTC

The headset will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 mobile VR platform and will utilise Viveport to deliver content. Sadly, nothing else - including other specs, pricing, as well as availability - is now known about the Vive Standalone, except that the device will be a China-exclusive at launch.

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New Google Pixel 2 renders show up - no sign of headphone jack

Alleged renders showing the final designs for the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have leaked, hinting at key features, or lack thereof. The smaller Pixel has slightly larger bezels above and below the screen compared to its bigger brother, but both phones manage to cram in what appear to be dual stereo speakers into those bezels.

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For SNES Classic pre-orders, keep your eye on Target

In a flurry of pre-orders from nostalgia-prone gamers and Nintendo fans alike, the SNES Classic Edition sold out mere minutes later. When questioned on the canceled orders, a Walmart representative replied that orders had been canceled because the pre-order was "incorrectly published on the site on Friday night, 7/21".

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Rayman Legends Definitive Edition heads for Nintendo Switch

According to Twinfinite, fans will be able to experience the "Definitive Edition" through an upcoming demo before its fall release date. Now it appears as though Rayman Legends will now follow in the footsteps of the PS4 and Xbox One with a port to the Nintendo Switch .

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Google launches Trusted Contacts location-sharing app on iOS

Users can also proactively share their location using the app. It sounds like a terrifyingly intimate pact - like getting married, bur worse - but Google's new Trusted Contacts is all about safety. This update has been introduced to the Android app, too. The Trusted Contact app from search engine giant can automatically share your status and location with your friends or loved ones.

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Monaco doubled Thomas Lemar asking price after Arsenal bid below £30m valution

The Gunners have been desperate to land the French worldwide and SunSport understands the Premier League side have finally made a breakthrough. Monaco were expected to be holding out for a fee in excess of £80m for Lemar in some quarters - twice as much cash as Arsenal's opening bid - and had held out hope that such an asking price would cause the Gunners to walk away.

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Nokia to unveil flagship Android Phone August 16th

Judging from the leaked image, Nokia 8 retains the blocky top and bottom bezel that is the signature of the brand, as well as a physical home button. The Nokia 8 is expected to sport a 5.3 Inch display with a Screen Resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. According to the reveals, this Nokia 8 phone has received the place on the Geekbench.

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Apple schooled with £388m fine in University of Wisconsin patent dispute

Interestingly, this comes in the back of another order that required Apple to pay $234 million to WARF on the same charges. The new ruling almost doubles the amount Apple has been ordered to pay, from the previous verdict issued against the Cupertino giant in January this year.

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Chelsea apologise to Chinese fans over Kenedy's 'offensive' social media posts

In the same apology, the club mentions that the 21-year-old player had been "strongly reprimanded and disciplined". Premier League champion Chelsea have tendered an apology to their Chinese supporter for the social media posts made by Kenedy before his side's comfortable 3-0 win over Arsenal at the Bird's Nest in Beijing.

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Moto Z2 Force Specifications, Price and Carrier Availability

The phone can also support some pricey external modifications such as with JBL sound boost 2, Moto style shell with wireless charging, Moto insta-share projector, incision vehicle dock etc. It has also added depth-of-field effects like blurring the background behind your subject which is similar to Apple's portrait mode. Now taking a closer view of the camera, the phone will have two 12-megapixel rear sensors and a 5-megapixel sensor at the front for flawless selfies.

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China Q2 smartphone shipments fall 3% year-on-year

According to Canalys , the overall Chinese smartphone market stumbled in the three months ending June 30. Canalys did not specifically reveal how many iPhones Apple sold in China, but said: "The rest of the top ten, including Apple, Samsung and Meizu, all suffered annual shipment declines this quarter".

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Facebook introduces 4K VR support for Live 360, and more

It's worth mentioning here that the streaming and viewing features of Facebook Live in 4K 360-degrees will only work for users who have access to internet connections strong enough to support ultra HD in streaming format (about 20Mbps or more ) and of course, the right kind of video cameras, such as 360-degree 4K UHD action cameras would be ideal for the stream-creator end of this new video option, while 4K UHD monitors, TVs or the aforementioned Samsung Gear VR system would be necessary ...

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Russia's Kaspersky Lab Launches Free Antivirus Software Worldwide

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, Chairman and CEO of Kaspersky lab , Eugene Kaspersky said, "We believe that everyone has the right to be free of cybersecurity fears". Last month FBI agents visited the homes of Kaspersky employees as part of a counterintelligence probe, and the Trump administration took steps to remove the company from a list of approved vendors who sell technology products to federal government agencies.

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Google, Facebook, Netflix, Other Tech Companies Called To Net Neutrality Hearing

The ranking members of the House Energy & Commerce Committee and Communications Subcommittee have called on the Republican chairs to add some witnesses to a planned September 7 hearing on network neutrality. Zuckerberg earlier wrote in a Facebook post : "If a service provider can block you from seeing certain content or can make you pay extra for it, that hurts all of us and we should have rules against it".

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Plunging Sperm Counts a 'Major Public Health' Crisis

Australian reproductive expert Kelton Tremellen, Professor of Reproductive Medicine at Flinders University, says the paper confirms pervious observations and should act as a "wake-up call" to men. Levine and his team are chalking it up to a handful of factors: exposure to certain chemicals, such as pesticides , smoking , obesity , and stress, for example.

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Here Comes The Boom: NASA Tests Sonic Booms Over KSC

NASA told Bloomberg their new version will be able to reduce the sonic boom by a third to 65 decibels - the same as driving a Mercedes on a motorway. Of the three major obstacles to supersonic travel, which also include high carbon emissions and airport engine noise, the boom has been the toughest to clear, Coen says.

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PUBG Unveils New Cosmetics To Fund Upcoming Invitational Tournament

They'll compete in four different modes, including Solo, Duo, Duo FPP (First-Person Perspective) mode and Squad mode across the four-day event. Just the other day, I was telling Ray that I'm liable to spend real money on cosmetic items if they're for a game I'm super into and intend to play long-term.

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DJI Responds to UK Registration Rules

Owners of drones weighing more than 250 grammes will have to register their details and prove that they understand privacy and safety laws in order to be granted permission to fly drones. As per the release on the United Kingdom government's website, damage to the windscreen of helicopters has been cited as one of the reasons for registration.

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State of Texas: Abbott's Special Session

There are 20 items on Gov. Greg Abbott's special session call. "Let the legislating begin". It sent a letter to lawmakers saying $176-million in tourism to that city is on the line if they pass the bathroom bill. These predictable arguments led to a predictable outcome. McCrory lost his re-election bid in 2016 and LGBT organizers have taken the credit, citing his support for North Carolina's controversial HB2 bathroom law that lawmakers later repealed.

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August's Xbox Games With Gold Announced; Includes Slime Rancher, Bayonetta, and More

Trials Fusion lets the player perform a variety of risky stunts and races on different insane locations. These games will be available to Xbox Live Gold users starting next month. That game will be available for download as part of the month's subscription between August 16 and September 15. It's also been well-received with an 80 on Metacritic for Xbox One.

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Roomba maker iRobot wants to sell mapped data of your home

All robovacs use short-range infrared or laser sensors to detect and avoid obstacles, but iRobot in 2015 added a camera, new sensors and software to its flagship 900-series Roomba that gave it the ability to build a map while keeping track of their own location within it.

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Toyota electric vehicle to use solid-state battery, arrive in 2022

The newspaper reports that other automakers are also developing solid-state batteries for next-generation electric cars. Toyota will launch a long-range electric vehicle that will be able to recharge in just a few minutes in 2022, reports Reuters , citing the Japanese newspaper Chunichi Shimbun .

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Sims 4 Coming to Xbox One

Is the simulation game really coming to the Xbox One console? The Microsoft Store listing for "The Sims 4 " shows that players will be able to "enjoy the power to create and control people in a virtual world" and "express your creativity as you customize your Sims' distinct appearances and unique personalities".


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