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TVR takes covers off 200-mph Griffith supercar

TVR's wilfully bonkers interior ergonomics have been retired, and the new Griffith gets bespoke dials and a centrally mounted portrait infotainment screen. Although he says this will be a machine for purists, electronic driver aids such as anti-lock brakes (ABS) and traction control are standard. This, given the Griffith's 1,250kg mass, equates to 500bhp.

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Global Positioning System disruptions feared as particles from huge solar flares wash over Earth

Coincidentally, the most recent solar flare was directed to Earth, which causes radiation storms in the upper atmosphere. This animation shows both the X2.2 and the X9.3 flares that the Sun emitted on September 6, 2017. A-class flares are the smallest explosions. According to SWPC , the flares resulted in radio blackouts: high-frequency radio experienced a "wide area of blackouts, loss of contact for up to an hour over [the] sunlit side of Earth", and low frequency communication, used ...

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UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting over N Korea

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley had a warning for North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un . According to him, there is a need to break the vicious circle, when time after time North Korea's provocations are followed by the global community's condemnation and increasing pressure on Pyongyang .

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SpaceX Trying to Launch Air Force's Secret Spaceplane as Hurricane Irma Approaches

The X-37B, built by Boeing, is an uncrewed vehicle, but resembles the Space Shuttle on a smaller scale. Shortly after the launch, the Falcon 9's first stage will land SpaceX's Landing Zone 1 at the nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. SpaceX's launch on Thursday is scheduled to take place between 9.50 a.m. and 2.55 p.m. local time, SpaceX said in a press kit. Boeing's two existing planes, dubbed X-37B, measure about 29 feet long with a 15-foot wingspan.

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LA Noire Announced for Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, VR Edition Revealed

Rockstar has announced L.A. Noire is heading to PlayStation 4 , Switch and Xbox One . According to Rockstar, the new PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game will "deliver the complete original game and all additional downloadable content with a range of technical enhancements for greater visual fidelity and authenticity", including 4K support for the Xbox One X and PS4 Pro.

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Huawei Now Sells More Phones than Apple

Counterpoint data showed that Apple's iPhone 7 was the top selling model in July, followed by the larger iPhone 7 Plus. The firm's hard work in spending on Research and Development (R&D), aggressive marketing campaigns and sales channel expansion led it to gain the second spot on the list.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Reviews Are in and They're Thumbs Up

While it was already widely expected after launch of Galaxy Note 8 , the things have now been confirmed by our trusted sources in Samsung's R&D teams. While the new phone also features facial recognition and an iris sensor for biometric security, CNET called the iris scanner's performance "hit-or-miss", and BGR warned both options could be prone to hacking.

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A strong solar storm may bring auroras to your backyard Wednesday

The plasma, called a coronal mass ejection (CME) shot out of the sun during an M5-class flare this September 4, Mashable reports . Of the two sunspot regions now active, both flares came from the smaller - a size of just 7 Earths by 9 Earths.

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Destiny 2 Guide - How to get a Sparrow

While the mod drops can give you a bit of a gameplay benefit, at the moment they seem very slight, and you'll still have to play through some of the game's harder PVE and PVP content to get the best gear. Destiny 2 has Bright Engrams, using them you can buy Sparrows , Shaders, Ghost Shells and more items. If you're interested in snagging a bunch of Bright Engrams the minute you hit level 20, be prepared to pay the equivalent of about two dollars a pop.

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Korea's Kopsi Leads Asian Stocks Lower After North Korea's Nuclear Test

China and Russian Federation have advocated a " freeze for freeze " plan, where the United States and Seoul stop major military drills in exchange for North Korea halting its weapons programmes, but neither side is willing to budge. Those missiles, successfully tested twice in July, have the ability to reach the United States mainland, North Korea says. He and Putin "shared the understanding that resolving the North Korean issue is top priority", Moon told reporters.

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What royal baby news means for Prince Harry

George will be greeted by Helen Haslem, the head of lower school, when he arrives while sporting a navy V-neck pullover, Bermuda-style shorts, long red socks and black shoes. Kate has already said she is not sure George "has any idea what's going to hit him" when he starts school. The school has theatre, a gymnasium, a ballet room, pottery room, along with two libraries, an Astroturf and a rooftop playground.

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Samsung's OLED Monopoly Blamed for Higher iPhone 8 Price Tag

Lock in your iPhone trade in price to sell your iPhone for top dollar ahead of the iPhone 8 release date . Or does the largest carrier in the Netherlands know more than we do? With a week to go before the official unveiling, alleged pricing for the anticipated Apple iPhone 8 has been leaked.

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Northern Lights will be visible across much of continental US

As Space.com explained, on Labor Day the sun "blasted out a huge cloud of superheated plasma known as a coronal mass ejection (CME)". In addition, the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) has issued a strong geomagnetic storm watch (G3 ) for september 6-7, with "most likely area of aurora extent" stretching as far down as the southern MI border.

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IPhone X: has Apple's new iPhone name finally been confirmed?

Since there are no other suppliers Apple can turn to, Kuo believes Samsung will charge more than twice as much per unit as the LCD panels used in the iPhone 7 Plus. Further, it stands to reason that the iPhone 8 - along with the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus - will arrive in stores just one week later, making a September 22 release date increasingly likely.

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Nubia M2 Play debuts in India, priced at Rs. 8999

The main highlights of the smartphone are its Android 7.1.1 Nougat OS, stylish design, DTS surround sound, fingerprint sensor for biometric security, 4G VoLTE capabilities and a powerful 3,000mAh battery with NeoPower 2.5 technology support.

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National Basketball Association 2K18 won't support Amiibos on Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch version of "The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim " will be released later this year. Nintendo will be putting new icons and warnings on its boxart to ensure players know that some games will only operate with an extra piece of hardware installed.

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Facebook caught inflating ad metrics again

In a statement, a Facebook spokeswoman said that its estimates "are based on a number of factors, including Facebook user behaviors, user demographics, location data from devices, and other factors". Facebook ad metrics are facing scrutiny after it transpired the social network is overestimating the potential audience advertisers can expect to reach.

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Ubisoft's new Quebec studio will help online empire grow

The opening of the Saguenay studio will create 125 jobs, and between Montreal and another new studio in the area, over 1000 jobs will be created over the next ten years. "Videogame jobs are constantly evolving and continue to prove themselves as the jobs of the future for young Quebeckers". The studio is implicated to have a strong effect on online services: in the same year that Ubisoft Sanguenay launches, the publisher forecasts 25% of its total fiscal year 2019 earnings will be from ...

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Destiny 2 Release Date & Time

This means that the game will unlock as the launch hour strikes in your country or region. In the meantime, we'll be publishing new content about Destiny 2 regularly before the review goes live. Destiny 2 is finally out, and that means ... you have to keep waiting before you can play it. See, it's not all bad. So far, Destiny 2 has improved upon the original Destiny in every way.

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Lenovo Launches the Dual camera powered Lenovo K8 Plus

ConnectivityOn the connectivity front, the Lenovo K8 Note supports all the usual jargon - 4G LTE, VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS/A-GPS, Wi-Fi and so on. The phone comes in Venom black and Fine gold options. Lenovo K8 Plus will go on sale tomorrow at 12 noon exclusively on Flipkart . A couple of launch offers will be available with K8 Plus which can be seen in the above image.

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Here's the first promo video of Xiaomi Mi A1 Smartphone

Xiaomi Mi A1 comes with a metal build that looks good. Buyers do remember that the MI A1 will be available as a Flipkart exclusive, along with the availability on MI Store. It sports the dual pyrolytic graphite sheet, and it aids in heat radiation. And will this entirely different Xiaomi phone sell like other Xiaomi phones in India? Xiaomi has become one of the leading smartphone brands in India and has managed to capture a large market share in just few years of its entrance into ...

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Facebook Offers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars for Music Rights

Facebook has reportedly promised to create a system that can identify and tag music that breaches copyright. In addition, Facebook's original video hub has launched on mobile, desktop, and on Facebook TV - Check out Facebook Watch here ! Has the issue of videos being taken down because of music rights affected you? Tamara Hrivnak, a former YouTube executive, has been leading negotiations for Facebook since joining the company earlier this year.

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You can now pay for your KFC with a smile in China

It's true that China are well ahead when it comes to digital payments and their latest leap is facial recognition software that allows a customer to pay with a simple smile. has fully explored. There are reasons why Alibaba has designed this new Smile to Pay Feature. Alibaba hopes that the smile-to-pay feture will boost the popularity of its Alipay app.

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Catch up with Geralt in this heartfelt Witcher 10th Anniversary video

Indeed it was, CD Projekt, indeed it was. This hardcore following, along with a more polished and ambitious sequel - The Witcher 2: Assassin's of Kings - helped catapult the series into substantially more limelight and even game of the year talk in 2011.

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Major Cabinet, BJP rejig begins for 2019 polls

Before nine new ministers took their oath today, they were told by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that they "have been chosen with great consideration, so now please perform". Kalraj Mishra, Sanjiv Baliyan, Giriraj Singh, and Radha Mohan Singh are also among the ones who have reportedly resigned . Even during the last reshuffle in July past year, sources said, ministers were asked to submit their resignations to the party leadership first.

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WhatsApp moving forward with monetizable business features

WhatsApp has confirmed it has started testing a new, free business app for small companies and as well an enterprise solution for bigger firms with a larger global presence. WhatsApp has confirmed that it is testing a new business app as well aimed at enterprise solutions. Several Indian startups were part of early pilots for WhatsApp Business such as online pharmacy 1mg and ticket site Bookmyshow.com.

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Are your donations for Hurricane Harvey relief going where you want them?

What to giveAnd, if you want to help those affected by the historical floods in the Texas/Louisiana gulf coast areas, the Orange County Department of Emergency Services is reminding Orange County residents that donating household items such as old clothing don't serve as much of a goal as may be hoped.

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Here's how Xbox One games will handle mouse and keyboard support

Apparently, Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg, who is the Xbox Games Marketing General Manager, believes that that is exactly what is going to happen. For a very long time, the developers have been continuously saying that keyboard/mouse combo is coming to Xbox One console eventually.

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PAX West: The First 20 Minutes Of Final Fantasy 15 Pocket Edition

However, Tabata also says Unity and Unreal Engine 4 tests were carried out, with positive results. The game director of Final Fantasy XV has said that the way modders approach the PC release will affect mods in future entries in the series.

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Cabinet rejig: Shiv Sena unhappy, will not attend today's oath ceremony

At a time when JD (U) patched-up with the BJP, it was speculated that the Nitish Kumar led party will claim high stakes in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Cabinet. Tyagi said JD (U) commenting on an internal reshuffle, hence, was not pertinent. "There was no such talk of JD (U) joining the Union Cabinet". According to the Newspaper,"The reshuffle is a game of figures for political reasons and we will take an appropriate stand at the right time", Mr.

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Kenyan supreme court annuls Uhuru Kenyatta election victory

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday, said he disagreed with the Supreme Court judgement which overturned the Presidential poll, and ordered a re-run - he, however, said he would respect it. Thousands of his supporters took to the streets in celebration. Odinga's lawyer had asked the court to invalidate Kenyatta's win, saying a scrutiny of the forms used to tally the votes had anomalies that affected almost five million votes.

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British PM May, Japan's Abe to meet amid N Korea crisis

Prime Minister Theresa May, looking to strengthen relations with one of her closest allies ahead of Brexit, is visiting Japan as it responds to an increasing military threat posed by North Korea . "To say anything else would be political suicide for her, for the Conservative Party, and actually for Britain, in terms of the extremely lengthy negotiations over Brexit, which will shape the country for years to come", said Fisher.

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WWII bomb causes two cities to be evacuated

Among those moved to safety are prison inmates and hospital patients. The evacuation area also includes Germany's central bank, where the country's gold reserves worth in the region of €59bn (£54bn) are stored. They were dropped by the RAF and US Air Force during the war. Officials said it would take four hours to disarm the bomb. A thousand firefighters and an undetermined number of police officers were assisting in the operation, the largest in Germany's post-war history.

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17, with mixed reality headsets, but no Timeline feature

This interface refresh not only adds a bit of transparency to windows, but also refreshes lighting, depth, motion, materials, scale, and typography. There have already been many preview releases and you must be aware what's in the bag. As always, there are Windows Defender improvements to keep your system more secure, and there are accessibility improvements as well. Story Remix can intelligently craft a video show for you using the Microsoft Graph.

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Modi gives India its first full-time woman Defence Minister: Nirmala Sitharaman

However there is confusion in the air if Arun Jaitley will continue as the Defence Minister for now. Following a mega Union Cabinet reshuffle at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and congratulated the ministers , who have taken oath today and said that their experience and wisdom would add vast value to the Council of Ministers.


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