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Apple Watch Series 3: Australian Price & Release Date Apple Watch Series 3: Australian Price & Release Date
- September 14, 2017

Water resistant to 50 meters, the Series 3 can also be worn to track swimming, or for gym bunnies the GymKit will allow users to connect the watch to cardio equipment to sync data for a more accurate look at your performance. It meant far more accurate distance, speed and route information during rides, as well as the ability to follow mapped navigation straight from your wrist - and without the need to bring your iPhone along for the ride (even if it is a shiny new iPhone 8 or iPhone X ). (more...)
Russian and Japanese leaders Russian and Japanese leaders "decisively condemn" North Korean tests
- September 11, 2017

The tension escalated after Korea, on September 3, announced a successful test of a thermonuclear explosive that could be used as a warhead at an intercontinental ballistic missile. The China Daily proceeded to accuse the U.S. ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, of being "narrow-minded and undiplomatic", for rejecting the proposal put forward by China and Russian Federation. (more...)
Jaguar Land Rover plans to electrify every model from 2020 Jaguar Land Rover plans to electrify every model from 2020
- September 08, 2017

Summoning the auto is done via Sayer , a steering wheel that doubles as a personal companion and resides with you at all times. The automaker also used the event to announce a commitment to a fully electrified lineup as well as unveil an electric E-Type . (more...)
China calls for halt to THAAD deployment China calls for halt to THAAD deployment
- September 07, 2017

North Korea on Sunday triggered global alarm with by far its most powerful atomic test to date, claiming it was a hydrogen bomb that could be mounted onto a long-range missile. Russian president Vladimir Putin has condemned North Korea's latest nuclear test as "provocative". The leaders of Russian Federation and South Korea have condemned North Korea over its latest nuclear test, but still appear far apart on the issue of stepping up sanctions against Pyongyang. (more...)
LG's V30 halves its display count but doubles down on cameras LG's V30 halves its display count but doubles down on cameras
- September 01, 2017

Instead, LG has introduced a Floating Bar which displays shortcuts and can be disabled when not required. But that's where the similarity ends. The dual rear-camera set up houses one 16MP standard angle lens with f/1.6 aperture and a second 13MP wide angle lens with a smaller f/1.9 aperture. (more...)
Yes, the iPhone 8 is indeed launching on September 12 Yes, the iPhone 8 is indeed launching on September 12
- September 01, 2017

The facial recognition system will likely be powered by a 3D scanning camera , which will also be used with the company's ARKit augmented reality update for iOS 11 . The display's corners may also be curved instead of pointed, and, with an OLED panel, that would make the entire front a seamless-looking slate of black. (more...)
Apple's Self-Driving Car Is Now A Dinky Self-Driving Bus Apple's Self-Driving Car Is Now A Dinky Self-Driving Bus
- August 24, 2017

It was in this backdrop that Zadeksy left the project and was replaced by another veteran Bob Mansfield , who immediately shelved the plans to build a auto and shifted focus to autonomous driving software. It follows complications over the last few years, including shifting priorities, unrealistic deadlines and lack of a clear vision for the end product. (more...)
Mario, Luigi and Samus cars coming to Rocket League Mario, Luigi and Samus cars coming to Rocket League
- August 24, 2017

Both cars have a Super Star boost that leaves behind a trail of stars. Rocket League is a futuristic action-sports game where players pilot rocket-powered vehicles in an enhanced version of soccer by driving their vehicles into the ball and other players in a variety of arenas. (more...)
Samsung confirms it's working on an Amazon Echo competitor
- August 24, 2017

Samsung plans to continue expanding Bixby's voice capabilities to additional countries, languages, devices, features and third-party applications. Introduced as the most significant feature of Galaxy S8 early this year, Bixby had been delayed twice since its decided launch month. (more...)
Eclipse baby shares her name with solar event Eclipse baby shares her name with solar event
- August 23, 2017

The hospital explained that the mum and dad made a last-minute decision to name their little girl Eclipse when she was born. One special bundle of joy born just before the total solar eclipse in SC will carry the memory with her the rest of her life. (more...)
Stifel: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Remains A Top Pick Stifel: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) Remains A Top Pick
- August 19, 2017

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA ) notched a 2.77% intraday gain moving at $163.92. West Oak Capital LLC now owns 950 shares of the specialty retailer's stock worth $134,000 after buying an additional 425 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Allo for web arrives, but only available for Chrome browser for now Allo for web arrives, but only available for Chrome browser for now
- August 16, 2017

Likewise, if you're intentionally blocking the Allo app from running in the background on your Android handset for any reason, you'll need to stop doing so if you're planning on using Allo For Web . Google launched the Allo Messenger a year ago to Android and iOS devices. From here, you'll select " Scan QR code ". While the idea of an Allo web interface sounds exciting in theory, in reality it's just another Google messaging platform to ignore. (more...)
Perseid meteor shower to light up the skies tonight into Sunday Perseid meteor shower to light up the skies tonight into Sunday
- August 14, 2017

Corp said smoke and a semi-full moon may make it more hard to clearly see the shooting stars, but should still be visible with less light pollution out at the beach. "Some meteor showers are slow, but we are moving into the Perseid stream so they are coming at us quite swiftly". The Perseids refer to a regular occurrence of meteorites that appear to come from the Perseus constellation. (more...)
Teachers, scientists prepare for total solar eclipse Teachers, scientists prepare for total solar eclipse
- July 29, 2017

Total eclipses last two to 10 minutes in a given location . A narrow band of the lower 48 from OR to SC will have the opportunity to see a total eclipse. 36525 (Mobile County) - The eclipse will peak at 1:33 p.m. CDT when the moon obscures 81.9 percent of the sun. The glasses, which are created to protect viewers' eyes from the damaging rays of the sun, will be distributed at strategic locations on the campus on the day of the eclipse. (more...)
Last killer whale born into SeaWorld captivity dies in San Antonio park Last killer whale born into SeaWorld captivity dies in San Antonio park
- July 26, 2017

Kyara is shown with her mother Takara, who was born at SeaWorld San Diego in July 1991. As per the recreation center, the whale's ailment was not caused by being in imprisonment. Tilikum died in January. SeaWorld also has made a decision to phase out its world-famous killer whale performances by 2019, after public opinion turned against keeping orcas, dolphins and other animals in captivity for entertainment. (more...)
Game of Thrones' Sophie Turner says Sansa is 'woke now'
- July 24, 2017

Ridding National City of Queen Rhea and her Daxamite army was a major win for Supergirl but one that came at a significant cost, as Kara was forced to sacrifice her budding relationship with Mon-El. "I was born to rule the Seven Kingdoms , and I will", Daenerys says, kicking off almost a full minute of footage, much of it new or providing new angles to scenes we've already caught glimpses of. (more...)
DOOM nets big 6.66 update, goes free to play for the weekend DOOM nets big 6.66 update, goes free to play for the weekend
- July 20, 2017

First, we've retired the DOOM season pass and are making all of the multiplayer DLC content available to all players. Everything now unlocks through meeting level requirements and completing in-game challenges. Yes, Update 6 .66 resets all players' multiplayer level back to 0. The old players will not have to panic if they see that their levels have been reset to zero because that was on goal. (more...)
OPEC compliance with oil cuts lowest since early 2017 OPEC compliance with oil cuts lowest since early 2017
- July 14, 2017

But in terms of OPEC's participation in tackling the global glut, Bloomberg is of the opinion (shared by many) that even if it imposed caps on full-bore producers Libya and Nigeria , it still wouldn't be enough to rebalance the market substantially. (more...)
KFC partners with Huawei to mark 30th anniversary in China KFC partners with Huawei to mark 30th anniversary in China
- July 13, 2017

While the items online now are all limited edition, the brand also noted that they're planning further product rollouts and collaborations in the future. There's a 5-inch display, but with a rather disappointing 1280x720 resolution. KFC says the high-priced, extra-terrestrial art is meant to commemorate another recent publicity stunt: that time last month when it shot a Zinger sandwich into the stratosphere , via a high-altitude weather balloon. (more...)
Royals Get a Rare Appearance in MLB's Home Run Derby Royals Get a Rare Appearance in MLB's Home Run Derby
- July 11, 2017

That's more been a myth than an actual trend, but it's still interesting to see that Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger are competing. The Home Run Derby will begin at 8 p.m. Rookie Aaron Judge , who has seemingly come out of nowhere to lead the majors in home runs with 30, will be Bour's first round opponent. Judge has created an incredible buzz around the majors and that should continue in his initial MLB Home Run Derby appearance. (more...)