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Huawei Unveils 10nm Kirin 970 Chipset with Dedicated NPU & Cat.18 LTE

Today at IFA 2017 , Huawei Consumer Business Group unveiled a new era in smartphone innovation. The Kirin 970 is said to be the first chipset with a dedicated "Neural Processing Unit", which Huawei explains will help their devices become more intelligent to user needs.

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Record-Setting NASA Astronaut, Crewmates Prepare for Return to Earth

NASA Television and the agency's website will provide complete coverage of their departure and landing. The Soyuz MS-04 spacecraft settles to a jarring rocket-assisted touchdown on the steppe of Kazakhstan after a fiery plunge back to Earth.

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IPhone Event Set for September 12, Here's What It Might Look Like

The iPhone Edition (iPhone E?) is not to be an offering on the sidelines to the main lineup, as from what we know, it is the best, most advanced iPhone the company will be selling. The iPhone 8 debut will be announced during the media event happening on 12 September at the Steve Jobs Theater . Check out these photos taken from inside the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park! September 12 was reported earlier this week by the Wall Street Journal as the likely date for the special fall ...

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Lidia lashes Los Cabos

Maximum sustained winds had decreased slightly to 60 miles an hour, and the storm is expected to. Some 1,000 people sought refuge in shelters in the state capital La Paz and another 3,000 in Los Cabos. The government of Mexico issued a tropical storm warning for the peninsula from San Jose de Las Palomas to Todos Santos, and from Isla San Luis to Los Barriles, and on the mainland from Altata to Puerto Libertad.

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3-mile wide asteroid moves closer to earth

While Florence's peak magnitude came Wednesday, it will be plenty bright enough to spot with great binoculars and decent telescopes through Tuesday, even with a semi-bright Moon in the sky, according to Sky and Telescope . According to NASA, this relatively close encounter provides an opportunity for scientists to study this asteroid up close. The Huffington Post noted that this came three days after the asteroid, 2017 OO1 , passed Earth by just 76,448 miles, or a third of the distance ...

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Even the 'Game of Thrones' actors have to use fan theories

He's not ever in one place at one time. He went on to say that he doesn't think that reveal will change the dynamic among the Stark siblings - but it likely will have a major impact on Dany and Jon's relationship. Game of Thrones screwed the pooch with Arya and Sansa's storyline, turning what could've been a conflict of ideals into a nonsensical female rivalry that nearly ended in one of their deaths.

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Dead Rising 4 Heading To The PlayStation 4 This December

Capcom has announced today that Dead Rising 4 will finally be coming to PlayStation 4 in the form of Frank's Big Package , which was accompanied with a new trailer that you can check out at the bottom of this post. PlayStation owners won't need to wait long for Dead Rising 4 PS4. The open-world zombie game initially launched in December 2016 for Xbox One and March 2017 for PC.

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Shadow of War includes a touching tribute to its deceased executive producer

The trailer below sees The Orcslayer in action, powered on by music written and performed by the big man himself, followed by a message from the development team. "He was always ready to leap into the fray and save the game whenever and wherever he was most needed", Monolith said. The offer is good through December 31, 2019, and the character can be pre-purchased right now on both the PC and Xbox One versions of the game.

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AMD's taking on Intel with a $549 8-core Threadripper

In fact, the Threadripper 1900X's biggest competition might come from within. The mainstream Ryzen platform only has 16 usable PCI-E lanes for graphics cards, networking cards, sound cards, storage, et cetera . AMD first began rolling out its high-end Threadripper lineup of processors earlier this summer with a duo of monster chips, the 1950X and 1920X, sporting up to 16 cores with large price tags to match.

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PS4's new DualShock 4 controllers look excellent

Brits had previously received a Crystal DualShock 4 in June as part of a limited release, but that model was the old DulaShock that did not include wired communication or the new touch pad light bar. It should be noted that these are "new" DualShock 4 controllers, meaning that they're the version that launched with the PlayStation 4 Slim previous year.

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Nissan Scrappage Scheme Targets Electric Car Converts

You must be the owner of the part-exchange vehicle and the buyer of the new auto (same name and registered address). The latest petrol, diesel, plug-in hybrid and fully electric cars are included in the scheme. Carmakers had been hoping for a British government-backed scrappage scheme, which would be the first since 2009, when ministers intervened to support auto sales as they nose-dived in the wake of the financial crisis.

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Reliance JioPhone to be delayed by a week, says report

We had earlier reported that in all likelihood "September onwards" deadline for the delivery of JioPhone is going to be missed and September End may be the new availability date. The JioPhone also comes with the usual of Jio. After calling, a customer will ask you for the mobile number using which was used for booking the JioPhone .

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DJI Just Made a Big Drone Announcement Today at IFA 2017

With a retail price of 1,119 GBP (1,299 EUR), the Mavic Pro Platinum is now available for pre-order and will begin shipping later this month. DJI has introduced two new drones to its product lineup today. It's best to think of these new models as a minor upgrade over what is already now available. Mini drone Spark is priced at $499 (around Rs 32,000).

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Miranda Lambert's MuttNation helping remove dogs from flooded region

Miranda Lambert's MuttNation Foundation has moved dozens of dogs from Hurricane Harvey-ravaged Texas to Oklahoma, the singer announced Wednesday. Together with volunteers, Miranda has rescued over 112 dogs, 38 cats, and 21 other pets, bringing them from flooded and damaged shelters to dry, safe ones in neighboring Oklahoma.

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Microsoft Mixer Now Offers Game Broadcasting Feature for iOS and Android

No extra equipment is needed for streaming games from mobile platforms. We've heard your feedback that you want to stay connected with your community on-the-go, and Mixer Create makes that easier than ever with mobile gameplay streaming, vlogging, chat companion, participation in co-streams and the ability to manage your Mixer settings - all right from your mobile device.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 Fall Creators Update rollout to kick off October 17

More specifically, the main goal is to complete the Fall Creators Update with the new Windows 10 Inside Preview 16278. The next version of Windows 10 finally has a delivery date. Follow all the latest news from IFA 2017 here! "The update creates a platform that inspires your creativity, Terry Myerson said". The release of the Fall Creators Update also signals the arrival of some of the very first Mixed Reality headsets from third-party manufacturers.

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Shares in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) Acquired by OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp

Investors who took positions in shares of Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY) are riding high as the stock has performed solidly over the past few months, marking a 6.95% increase for the quarter. "Boosts Stake in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE )" was posted by TrueBlueTribune and is owned by of TrueBlueTribune. Unit Corporation has a consensus outperform rating from 9 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 8.86% of shares outstanding.

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New Uber chief says company going public within 36 months

Kalanick, who attended Wednesday's staff meeting, welcomed his replacement in a statement. In a meeting, Khosrowshahi said that the company could go public within the next 18 to 36 months, but he still isn't certain on an exact date yet. The board had already selected Khosrowshahi as Uber's next CEO in a vote on Sunday. Some mutual funds have reportedly marked down their stakes in Uber in a sign that months of scandal were taking a toll on the private company's value.

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Instagram opens up 'stories' on web to fuel global growth

As investors seemingly come to terms with Snapchat's disappointing rate of user growth, Greenfield is confident in a future where Instagram and Snapchat can coexist as they take on traditional media companies. The move to bring Stories to the web may seem relatively minor, but it broadens access to the feature, including in developing markets. The feature at the top of the feed works similar to the app version, where the user can tap left and right arrows to skip or go back to a story.

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Three-Mile Asteroid Is About to Buzz the Earth

Friday's visit is the closest Florence has come to Earth since 1890 and it won't be this close again until 2500, NASA said. Florence is half the diameter of the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs, but if it ever hit the Earth it would be the worst day in the lives of every living being and for most the last one.

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Ezekiel Elliott Suspension Appeal Likely to Conclude Thursday

The appeal will continue through Thursday, and while Schefter doesn't seem to think that Elliott will get the suspension completely overturned, he believes the six-game ban will be reduced in some capacity. Should Henderson choose to uphold the suspension, which came after an independent committee found reasonable evidence Elliott committed multiple acts domestic violence against his ex-girlfriend, Elliott could challenge the ruling in federal court.

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Apple Joins Latest Battle Over Net Neutrality

Apple's FCC filing was earlier reported by Recode . Incompas claims that the large, wireline broadband providers will gain power to serve as gatekeepers with the ability and incentive to harm both consumers and edge providers by unfairly interfering with internet traffic.

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Pokemon Go gets three new Legendary Pokemon: Raikou, Entei and Suicune

Niantic has revealed how you'll catch Legendary beasts Raikou , Entei , and Suicune in Pokémon Go . Raikou , an Electric-type Legendary Pokémon , can be battled throughout the Americas . The developer team specially modified its features based on the global Trainer community feedbacks. The first EX Raid Passes are being sent out to players soon.

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Moto X4: A surprisingly cheap smartphone packed with great features

It combines aspects from both ends of its lineup, like dual rear camera sensors and a waterproof design from the high-end Z2 Force , with the midrange specs of the more affordable G5 Plus . Motorola also included something called Landmark Detection that lets you point the cameras at items to find out more about them, as well as Face Filters in your selfies.

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Sonic Forces release date announced, pre-order for classic Sega character skins

These items - which consist of various hats, ears, glasses, masks, and outfits - are used in the Hero Character mode in Sonic Forces where players can create their very own Sonic character. The Bonus Edition is available for a limited time only and will only be available physically, with the price being $39.99. You can check out the E3 trailer below and the SEGA Forces SEGA /ATLUS Pack.

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Maruti Suzuki Rebrands its Sales Channel; Introduces Maruti Suzuki ARENA

THE country's largest auto maker Maruti Suzuki on Wednesday announced rebranding of its retail network across India, seeking to leverage on digital technology to keep pace with the changing preferences of its modern customer. "This is poised to strongly connect with the young and do-it-yourself generation of customers", the company said. A dedicated personalisation zone with vehicle configurators will enable customers to electronically personalise cars by mixing and matching accessories.

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Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has resigned

An inquest jury in May recommended charges against seven Milwaukee County Jail officials in the dehydration death of Terrill Thomas, who was denied water and a mattress for seven days while in Clarke's jail, the Milkwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.

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Capcom is re-releasing Street Fighter II for the SNES

These cartridges will be available in two color schemes: "Opaque Ryu Headband Red" and "Glow-in-the-Dark Blanka Green". Nostalgia peddler iam8bit is selling a special edition Street Fighter II SNES cartridge for $100 to celebrate the franchise's 30th anniversary, and like everyone else, I was pretty excited about this-after all what's old is new again and retro gaming is a lucrative market to re-tap.

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Logitech launches high-end wireless mechanical gaming keyboard and mouse

The dial responds to taps, rotations, and touch, allowing it carry out a number of different functions without the need for additional buttons. Positioned in the upper-left corner of the keyboard, the Crown offers access to context-specific actions within apps like PhotoShop and PowerPoint.

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Sony's new Xperia phones come with a 3D scanning party trick

Being Cat 15, the XZ1 Compact hits download speeds of up to 800Mbps. It also has a fingerprint sensor located on the side. The two phones even have the same dimensions of 129 x 65mm. Harnessing the latest Sony innovation and audio technologies to offer immersive entertainment all wrapped up in a timeless premium design, Xperia XZ1 incorporates the latest Motion Eye camera for capturing detail beyond human eye capability, new ground-breaking technology for mobile with 3D scanning, ...

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Western Digital announces 400GB memory card

Western Digital Corporation announced the creation of the most capacious in the world memory cards microSD. The SanDisk Ultra MicroSD UHS-I 400GB card is Class 10 rated and offers transfer speeds of up to 100MB/s. It's also impressive on the performance front, boasting transfer speeds of up to 100MB/s, meaning users can shuttle 1,200 photos across onto the card in a minute flat.

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Scientists have discovered 15 new extraterrestrial signals

Researchers conducted five hours long observation campaign, during which they succeed observing the new bursts coming from the 3 billion light years away galaxy. The team later analyzed the 400 terabytes of data collected and found that the 121102 repeated 15 times, one after another. "...the high resolution of the data obtained by the Listen instrument will allow measurement of the properties of these mysterious bursts at a higher precision than ever possible before", said Gajjar.

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Fitbit Debuts Ionic Smart Watch

While Fitbit has branched out from wearable fitness trackers before with its Aria smart scale (the Aria 2 launched Monday as well), headphones are a totally new wearable for the company. "We are pleased to see the Fitbit Ionic smartwatch release on schedule for October", Duffy writes in a report on the Ionic. The device's improved heart rate sensor continuously tracks resting heart rate, measures calories burn and tracks heart rate with greater accuracy for various exercises.

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Nest Thermostat E tones down the design and the price

The display itself has a resolution of 320 x 320, and there's a layer of polarized glass to diffuse incoming light from the screen. The Thermostat E is also a little less flexible than its metallic counterpart. The Nest Thermostat E is available to buy now, in the USA at least, for $169. It has all the same sensors: humidity, occupancy, and temperature. You choose actions by turning the outer ring and accept or activate by pressing the screen.

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Mobile may be offering a BOGO deal for Galaxy Note 8

According to the sources, Apple will showcase the presumed iPhone 8 on September 12, with the official release expected to start within a week from the showcase event. But with the Samsung Galaxy S9 likely not launching until March or April 2018, there's plenty of time for change as a brand goes through a number of prototypes to see what will be the best option to bring out.


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