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Qualcomm taunts Apple with a list of Android firsts

This is followed by a somewhat faulty (only in referring to the name of devices) list of technologies that were introduced in the Android world before their expected release tomorrow. As for augmented reality, Qualcomm points to Lenovo's Phab Pro 2, which supported Google's Tango platform, as a first. Qualcomm has also tested under-display fingerprint scanner and depth sensing through structured light on the company's reference design handset.

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Audi RS4 Avant RETURNS with 444bhp for Audi's Hot Estate

All of the power is channelled through an eight-speed automatic transmission, ditching the old dual-clutch auto, and feeding into an all-wheel drive system. A rear-diff will be an option, as will RS Sport Suspension Plus with Dynamic Ride Control, ceramic brakes and RS-specific dynamic steering. The RS sport seats with optional honeycomb pattern, the flat-bottomed RS leather multifunction sport steering wheel, the shift gate and the illuminated door sill trims are all sport RS emblems.

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North Korea warns U.S. of "greatest pain", rejects sanctions

A Security Council resolution needs nine votes in favour and no vetoes by permanent members Britain, the United States, France, Russia or China to pass. The draft resolution also no longer proposes an asset freeze on the military-controlled national airline Air Koryo. The U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Nikki R.

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Abe says he'll discuss NKorea at economic forum

Vladimir Putin, speaking at a press conference following a BRICS meeting in Xiamen in China, struck a discord with Washington's approach to the North Korea crisis when he criticized the pursuit of further sanctions as useless and denounced military threats against the regime of Kim Jong-Un as risky, reports Xinhua news agency.

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FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW: BMW i Vision Dynamics to rival Tesla

Instead BMW has concentrated on the way the i Vision Dynamics offers a clue as to the styling direction the BMW i Brand will take when it turns its hand to more mainstream models. This announcement will be welcomed by fans of old-fashioned internal combustion power, because unlike Volvo, which has committed to an entire range of hybrid or electric vehicles by 2020, BMW seems to believe there's still a future for conventional drivetrains.

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Samsung scripts new 'Note' for success in premium phone market

The Galaxy Note 8 is one of a kind smartphone in it's segment as there is no other phone right now that has pen support. The Galaxy Note 8 houses a horizontally arranged dual rear camera setup that comes combined with one 12-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.7 aperture and wide-angle lens and one 12-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.4 aperture and telephoto lens.

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Ubisoft Reflections' surprise PC shooter Atomega releases next week

Their one internal incubator studio, Reflections, has been the lone exception, providing cutesy, artful titles such as Grow Home and Grow Up despite the likeliness they won't generate millions of dollars. As you take damage, you'll lose mass and damage-dealing capabilities - and mass is equal to score in this game. Though in saying that it's an arena shooter, you kind of sell this game short, as there's not quite anything you can compare it to in the genre.

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Xiaomi Mi A1 global rollout starts

Running stock Android with Google certifications and optimisations, the Xiaomi Mi A1 will go on sale in via Flipkart , Mi.com , and the company's Mi Home stores from 12pm IST. It also sports an IR blaster. The smartphone bears a 5-megapixel front camera with a real-time beautification mode. The storage space is further expandable up to 128GB using a microSD card.

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Hazard wants to win CL with Chelsea

Moses Champions League debut was in Chelsea's 4-0 win over FC Nordsjaelland during the 2012/13 season. For this reason, it's normal to prepare some rotations. 'We all know very well the importance of [Hazard] for us, ' Conte added. Expect to see striker Michy Batshuayi feature and some of Chelsea's youngsters may get an opportunity to show Conte they can play and give the established first-team stars a rest.

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Swimmers make way for great white shark trapped in Sydney pool

He spent the night continuing his recovery in an isolation tank at Manly Sea Life Sanctuary closely monitored by staff who given him the name "Fluffy". "Hopefully when we let it back out quite a ways offshore in much deeper water it will be able to recover". 'This one for whatever reason found its way up into the beaches of Manly and then into the surf zone where it came into a bit of grief.

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Super Mario 64 mod unleashes a multiplayer frenzy

You can find the download details on the creators' YouTube page , along with a forum where Super Mario fans can find each other and team up for those overcrowded multiplayer sessions. There are options in the menus that need tweaking and IP addresses to be entered before you can start the game although this one-minute tutorial should help.

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Audi Will Answer Our Wishes and Build a Rear-Wheel Drive R8

We don't know much about the rumored RWD R8, but the lack of a rear wing on this vehicle leads us to believe it will be based on the standard R8 and not V10 Plus. The R8 V10 RWS gets some matte black elements around the exterior, including the grille and the air intake. The combination of Dynamic mode and Sport ESC now allows the driver to produce controlled drifts.

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Battery-Powered Beauty: Jaguar Unveils Electric Version of Iconic E-Type

Jaguar Land Rover will offer electric options across its range of sleek sedans and upscale SUVs as the tradition-rich British carmaker pivots toward electric vehicles under pressure from the United Kingdom and other governments. "We think this is essential as it ensures a period Jaguar remains authentic to its DNA". Sayer is a voice-activated artificial intelligence steering wheel capable of carrying out hundreds of tasks on-demand.

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Elon Musk shows off another look at the new SpaceX spacesuit

If all goes according to plan, the suit and the ship will get their first in-space tryout next year, when SpaceX and Boeing are scheduled to start ferrying astronauts to the station. These suits aren't designed for extra-vehicular activity (EVA) after all - they're created to protect the astronauts while they're in the capsule, and when moving over to other vehicles (like the ISS) under pressurized conditions, rather than being exposed to vacuum.

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Frankfurt 2017: Mercedes-AMG Project One will exceed 350km/h

The other two electric motors will individually drive the front wheels . One of the electric motors forms part of an electronic turbocharger in a bid to reduce turbo lag, while the other is linked to the crankcase to supplant the 1.6-litre engine's output with an additional 161bhp, feeding off excess energy from the turbo system.

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SNES Classic Edition production has some very good news

Like the NES Classic before it, the pre-order batch of the SNES Classic is now sold out in most popular retailers, with many listings of the popular throw-back system already available on websites such as eBay. And there is a potential that demand is going to outstrip supply. It depends on our ability to make more. "We don't want to have a consumer disappointed by not being able to get one for the holiday season".

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Bugatti Chiron sets production vehicle record for acceleration

Bugatti has revealed that the Bugatti Chiron has set a world record by completing a 0-249-0 miles per hour (0-400-0 km/h) run in only 41.96 seconds. had earlier mentioned that "It is part of human nature to cross boundaries and set new records - to run 100 m faster than ever before, to fly even further into space and to enter new realms".

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U.S. retailer Best Buy stops selling Kaspersky products

Best Buy Co., the No.1 US electronics retailer, is pulling Kaspersky Lab's cyber security products from its shelves and website, amid concerns that the Moscow-based firm may be vulnerable to Russian government influence. The retailer said its technical staff could remove Kaspersky software from users' systems. Meanwhile, federal lawmakers are pushing for legislation that would ban the USA government from using Kaspersky's software.

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Luxury cars prices to go up by 5 per cent in India

Though, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers ( SIAM ) felt relieved that a GST Cess of 25 per cent has not been imposed across the board on all larger cars as was the apprehension. However tax has been increased for the bigger cars, SUVs and luxury sedans. "Whatever is the impact of the increased cess will reflect in the revised pricing from the effective date".

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Tesla extends Florida cars range with OTA update

In light of the risks posed to owners struggling to leave Florida as Irma approached, Tesla chose to let all owners get the maximum range out of vehicles with the 75 kWh battery pack, using a wireless upgrade to boost range to about 230 miles at highway speeds.

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Twitter is reportedly working on a new tweetstorm feature

Similarly, there isn't any confirmation about the launch of the new feature. However users have naturally found a way around it, which is by posting consecutive posts which when chained together is known as a tweetstorm. As with most commonly used Twitter features, threading was accidentally invented by users. So it is not clear if this will ever be come in the official Twitter application or not.

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China blasts South Korea's completion of THAAD deployment

The leaders met on the sidelines of an economic summit in the Russian far eastern city of Vladivostok as worldwide concerns grow over Pyongyang's powerful nuclear test at the weekend. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull also spoke with Trump and reiterated calls for China to use its leverage to bring North Korea in line. He also said it was "ridiculous" that the United States first slapped Russian Federation with sanctions carried in the same bill that penalised North Korea, and "then ...

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Moto X4 Android One edition to be launched in the market soon?

Back in January, The Information reported that Google is working with unspecified OEMs to launch Android One in the United States. It's worth noting that The Information said that more OEMs could be allowed to release Android One phones in the U.S.

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Airtel to begin VoLTE services in Mumbai by next week?

Currently, Jio is the only telecom operator which offers VoLTE call where all calls are made over 4G connectivity. The service will initially be launched in Mumbai and Kolkata, followed by a PAN Indian launch. The success of these testing services has encouraged the company to launch its 4G VoLTE services in the country. The company has introduced these plans just days after it came up with "Plan 429" to fight off the competition from Reliance Jio .

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Kia Proceed Concept is like a tiny Stinger GT

Its stance and proportions may be new, but the Proceed Concept features many of Kia's now familiar design motifs. It provides a nice sheen to the car's athletic silhouette. The lightwork of the auto has also become a distinct feature of the vehicle. Furthermore, the "Luminline" feature gives the Proceed Concept an extra edge.

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Massive hack at Equifax exposes personal records of Brits and 143m Americans

Not only was it hacked, resulting in the theft of the personal info 143 million Americans , its overly complicated system for informing users if their data was stolen has gotten all kinds of clap back. Equifax said in its statement that it was working with law enforcement agencies and has hired a cyber-security firm to investigate the breach. The shares sold by the three executives were valued at nearly $1.8 million, Bloomberg first reported .

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LA Noire Will Be More Expensive On The Nintendo Switch

Noire fans who own a Switch play it again. Rockstar's website shows that while of L.A. Noire's re-release will cost $39.99 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 , the Switch version will cost $10 more at $49.99. Should L.A. Noire prove to be a success, Rockstar has stated in the past they are more open to working with Nintendo than they have been in the past.

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South Park game changes difficulty level based on skin color

The ever accepting Eric Cartman will even comment, "Don't worry, this doesn't affect combat". So that's pretty on the nose social commentary right there. This time, however, Kimberly Weigend, Associate Producer for The Fractured but Whole , confirmed in an interview with Daily Star that the global ratings board has cleared the series' latest entry and "there are no content issues across all countries".

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Google to acquire HTC's smartphone business

In a race where Apple controls both the software and hardware, Google really can not be missing out on not controlling its own hardware components - and that's why Google may be considering on buying HTC's smartphone business, perhaps for even a low price (compared to what HTC was worth a few years back).

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Google: No evidence of Russian propaganda ads on our platforms

Facebook analysis reportedly traced the ad sales to the Internet Research Agency, a so-called "troll factory" that employs users to advance pro-Kremlin propaganda online. "So now we need to see if there are dots that connect", he said. Facebook has since shut down these accounts. The findings also buttress United States intelligence agency conclusions that Russian Federation was actively involved in shaping the election.

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DolphinAttack: Researchers warn of supersonic voice command hacking

Issuing commands to make a call, open a web address, even to unlock a door will all work with the appropriate silent command. The relatively simple technique is called DolphinAttack . It was even able to change the navigation on an Audi Q3. You'd also have to have your assistant activated, in the case of Siri or Google Assistant, and if an ultrasonic commanded activated, those systems would make a tone or reply back, alerting the user.

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Mobile has the fastest Mobile data in the US, Ookla reported

This report shows the actual speed that you are getting every single day from the carrier that you have chosen for your smartphones to use Mobile Data. According to Ookla that speed is fast enough to stream HD video while another person on the same connection can sufficiently access the internet. In general, the overall speeds in the USA have improved by 19.2% as compared to the first half of 2016.

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What is it; know another new feature

The Picture-in-Picture update will be used for the video calling and made users cherish the update with massive joy and happiness. To recall, WhatsApp has begun testing PiP feature on Android platform since July this year, as iOS recent version also adheres the support this functionality.

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Inch 2017 Samsung Galaxy Tab A Gets Official

The electronics giant though has promised monthly security updates for its high-end devices. The tablet runs Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. It's unclear if Samsung will push out an Android 8.0 Oreo beta like it did for Android Nougat .

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Google to shutter Drive PC and Mac app on March 12

According to a TechCrunch report , Google had announced in July that it would consolidate its desktop file sync applications for Google Drive and Google Photos for consumers into a single new app called "Backup and Sync". While Backup and Sync is Google's consumer sync client, organizations can use it, too. It also offers access to team drives and syncing individual files .


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