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Tebow being promoted to Mets' affiliate in Florida Tebow being promoted to Mets' affiliate in Florida
- June 26, 2017

With the Fireflies, he was batting.222 with 3 home runs; 23 RBIs; a.311 on-base percentage; and a.340 slugging percentage, with 69 strikeouts and 23 walks in 212 at-bats. Lucie, Florida to begin the next chapter of his career. "The opportunity to come here and everything that the Fireflies did and their fans and the support". (more...)
Hicom Definitive Pact With Geely Worth Rm460.3 MLN Hicom Definitive Pact With Geely Worth Rm460.3 MLN
- June 25, 2017

Geely will buy its Proton stake for 460.3 million ringgit ($107.37 million), including a 170.3 million ringgit cash injection, said DRB-HICOM Managing Director Syed Faisal Albar. Proton, founded in 1983 by former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad, re-badges cars from foreign manufacturers to sell in the local market. (more...)
Facebook outlines its AI-driven efforts to fight terrorism Facebook outlines its AI-driven efforts to fight terrorism
- June 16, 2017

The blog, called "Hard Questions", will address philosophical debates about the role of social media in society, from what should happen to a person's digital history after they die to whether social media is good for democracy. In addition to targeting ISIS , Al Qaeda and their affiliates, they said Facebook's counterterrorism efforts will "expand to other terrorist organizations in due course". (more...)
Samus Returns Getting Collector's Edition — Metroid
- June 14, 2017

Nintendo also worked with Mercury Steam in bringing all new abilities to Metroid: Samus Returns for Samus to use, along with being able to utilize some new weapon upgrades. So far, much of the attention has been on games for X-Box, Playstation, and PC; Nintendo, however, is getting in on the action too. A teaser for Metroid Prime 4, however, was slipped into the post-credits scene of Metroid Prime: Federation Force , with many gamers believing that the character at the end is the ... (more...)
All the new hardware that Apple announced at WWDC 2017 All the new hardware that Apple announced at WWDC 2017
- June 07, 2017

The iMac is getting an upgrade. Nearly lost in the landslide of product announcements at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote was the reveal the MacBook Pro received an important update: The new laptops have the same design as the previous version , but the laptops feature new processors that should provide a speed boost. (more...)
New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference
- June 06, 2017

APFS is a "throughly modern file system", said Apple's senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi. The next Mac version will be called High Sierra , suggesting that it's a refinement of the current version, Sierra. If you really want to try out the macOS 10.13 High Sierra Developer Preview, and you're not now enrolled in Apple's Developer Program, then go to the Apple Developer Program enrollment webpage, which will show you everything you need to sign up. (more...)
Apple unveils watchOS 4 and the future of Apple Watch
- June 06, 2017

The face automatically displays all the info that's most pertinent to you using machine learning , so it can adjust to your usage patterns and settings to provide the most applicable info depending on the time of day. Now, when you close one of your Activity rings, there's an animation with some sparkles that gives it more of an effect. WatchOS 4: What is WatchOS? You can easily play music, rotating the crown to get your playlist running. (more...)
Chappie director considers selling experimental film assets on Steam Chappie director considers selling experimental film assets on Steam
- June 03, 2017

Blomkamp is spearheading a venture titled Oats Studios , which will be crafting experimental short films to be made available via Steam . Via io9, the teaser for Oat Studios Volume 1 paints a picture of a devastating alien invasion, that's apparently left Earth at the mercy of lizard-like aliens and Paris overrun by vegetation. (more...)
PlayStation 3 Faces The Final Curtain As Shipments Finally End In Japan PlayStation 3 Faces The Final Curtain As Shipments Finally End In Japan
- June 01, 2017

All that remains is for Sony to unveil the new PS3 and PS Vita free games for PS Plus subscribers and it's likely that all six games will go live around June 6. The tech giants have slowly been signalling the end of the PlayStation 3 for quite some time now as the production of other models has stopped over the course of the a year ago. (more...)
AMD's 'TR4' Threadripper CPU socket is huge
- June 01, 2017

AMD showed off its massive 32-core Epyc CPU during the company's eventful Financial Analysts Day and it looks like Threadripper will be similar to AMD's server processors . If you're a fan of announcements for announcements, we now know that the hardware chip maker will officially announce the Radeon Vega line of GPUs at some point during SIGGRAPH this year. (more...)
Jaguar pulls covers off XE SV Project 8 Jaguar pulls covers off XE SV Project 8
- May 26, 2017

Under the chunky, vented bonnet sits a version of the 5.0-litre V8 also seen in the F-Type SVR sports vehicle. The Project 8, fairly logically, follows on from 2014's F-Type Project 7. Full technical specifications will be announced closer to the vehicle's debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Not only that, it will become the most powerful road-legal Jaguar in history. (more...)
Company recalling more than 25000 child car seats Company recalling more than 25000 child car seats
- May 25, 2017

The model impacted is the Graco My Ride 65 convertible child restraint. The agency found that children who are not appropriately restrained are at an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash. "After further discussion with NHTSA , and a meeting on May 3, 2017, Graco has chose to conduct a safety recall to remedy that batch of sewn webbing", according to the NHTSA report. (more...)
Don't expect a killer VR app from Google anytime soon Don't expect a killer VR app from Google anytime soon
- May 20, 2017

They will be capable of tracking virtual space with the help of " WorldSense ", using technology from Google's Tango augmented reality platform. On-board sensors in the headsets will enable inside-out tracking, which will remove the need to connect to any external hardware. (more...)
American motorcycle racer Hayden 'critical' after crash American motorcycle racer Hayden 'critical' after crash
- May 20, 2017

The American, who has been racing for Red Bull Honda's World Superbike team, collided with a auto near Rimini Wednesday. Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden has suffered severe brain damage and his condition is "extremely critical" after being hit by a auto while cycling in eastern Italy, the American's Honda World Superbike team said yesterday. (more...)
Google Home Goes Global, Will Beat Amazon To Oz Google Home Goes Global, Will Beat Amazon To Oz
- May 18, 2017

The Google O Android Beta Program officially launched on May 17. When Google announced the news today at the I/O Developer Conference, Scott Huffman, the VP of Engineering, said that it would be available later today. "This is partly a concession to the fact that whatever they put into Android , most users don't see it for a couple years. and a lot of their best, most attractive, most valuable users are going to be on other platforms", Dawson said. (more...)
Injustice 2 Launch Trailer Shows Off Gameplay and Dinosaur Punching
- May 16, 2017

With the game's launch less than one day away, NetherRealm Studios has delivered one final trailer for Injustice 2 ... its Launch Trailer. The trailer masterfully combines cinematic cutscenes from Injustice 2's epic story mode with gameplay, and you'll be hard-pressed to figure out which is which while watching the trailer. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 with Exynos 7570 processor, Android Nougat launched Samsung Galaxy J3 2017 with Exynos 7570 processor, Android Nougat launched
- May 16, 2017

However, as always, we would recommend you to actually wait until the smartphone maker official makes an announcement on the same, and until then, it is advised to take this with a pinch of salt. The phablets which have previously come out from Samsung had a display of more than 5 inches in dimension. Coming to the camera department, the device is touted to come with a 13MP rear-facing primary shooter with a dual LED flash and an aperture of f/1.7. (more...)
SpaceX to launch satellite, no landing attempt planned SpaceX to launch satellite, no landing attempt planned
- May 16, 2017

SpaceX is targeting twilight thunder with the firms Falcon 9 rocketing skyward from the Florida Space Coast on Monday 15 carrying a commercial High-Speed broadband satellite for London based Inmarsat . It keeps SpaceX on track with its ideal of two launches every month of 2017. In fact the Inmarsat 5F4 satellite is so powerful that it has the potential to reach "hundreds of millions of customers" the Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pierce told Universe Today in a post launch interview. (more...)
Social Security Administration releases most popular baby names list Social Security Administration releases most popular baby names list
- May 16, 2017

The retirement and disability benefits agency, which released its latest findings on Friday, compiles the lists of most popular baby names every year, in part to draw Americans to its website . Names after political figures overall didn't seem to be big hits with parents. The drop comes a year after Caitlyn Jenner announced her new name and gender. (more...)
Opera implements Messenger and WhatsApp into the browser Opera implements Messenger and WhatsApp into the browser
- May 13, 2017

This feature first appeared in the company's experimental Neon browser, which was created to test out Opera's weirdest ideas. Now, the company is adding some of Neon's features into their main browser in a redesign codenamed " Reborn ". Opera Reborn also comes with other popular features that Opera introduced over the past year, including the free, unlimited VPN and the built-in ad blocker. (more...)
Warren Buffett Jokes, But Not About Berkshire Paying a Dividend
- May 09, 2017

Buffett often calls on the United States to do more to help the working class and has said the tax system is tilted to benefit rich people like him, a point he pressed on Saturday. Warren Buffett is considered one of the world's greatest investors, yet even he makes mistakes. Currently, Berkshire has more than $90 billion in cash on hand. (more...)
How to drift like a pro in 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe' How to drift like a pro in 'Mario Kart 8 Deluxe'
- May 06, 2017

The Nintendo Switch saw one of its biggest game launches with the global release of "Mario Kart 8 Deluxe". This would also be a great build for going online and getting started with competitive and multiplayer modes if you're a novice. This sounds an very bad lot like previous Mario RPGs, and considering the oddball nature of the Rabbids , the crossover makes more sense than at first glance. (more...)
Facebook starts 'Express Wi-Fi' services in rural India, partners Airtel Facebook starts 'Express Wi-Fi' services in rural India, partners Airtel
- May 06, 2017

With the launch of the service, India joins Kenya, Tanzania, Nigeria and Indonesia to have Express Wi-Fi. Facebook will basically use Bharti Airtel's existing network to sell its paid Express Wi-Fi internet data services to customers at low prices by going local. (more...)
Smartphone shipments in China rise just 0.8% for Q1 Smartphone shipments in China rise just 0.8% for Q1
- May 06, 2017

Meanwhile, the report says that 104.1 million smartphones were shipped to China in Q1, 2017. China-based OEMs, including Huawei, Oppo and Vivo drove the growth. Cheap "me-too" smartphones are no longer the only thing Apple can blame for iPhone's falling sales in China as the country's most successful manufacturers are quietly gaining ground in the premium market as well. (more...)
Breath Of The Wild's Upcoming Hard Mode Could Definitely Be Harder Breath Of The Wild's Upcoming Hard Mode Could Definitely Be Harder
- May 03, 2017

This one is due this Summer, while the second-which includes an expansion of the story-is coming later. So what do you think of this first DLC pack for Zelda: Breath of the Wild? This first pack was originally listed to include a cave of trials, hard mode and a new map feature but it seems that's not all as there are a handful of new treasures to be found as well. (more...)
Jadhav case: India hands over mother's appeal to Pak Jadhav case: India hands over mother's appeal to Pak
- April 28, 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav has been awarded death sentence by a military court under charges of espionage. Though Jadhav's life got practically chained to Pakistan after being accused of being a part of India's external intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW), India has yet to give up in its efforts to save the ex-officer. (more...)
Legend of Zelda and Nintendo Switch sell more than 2.7 million units
- April 28, 2017

Assuming it can, Nintendo forecasts a massive 121 percent jump in profit for its current fiscal year, taking aim at 65 billion yen (around $584 million in USA currency), up from 29 billion yen (around $264 million) for the fiscal year that ended March 31, 2017. (more...)
Uber Flying Cars Yes Uber Started Testing Flying Cars Uber Flying Cars Yes Uber Started Testing Flying Cars
- April 27, 2017

The major transportation company strongly believes that investing in flying cars is essential to protecting its business, and explained its vision of full-scale operations of a flying auto network launching in 2023. But Uber customers have said the plan seems more science fiction than science fact. The company also needs to develop a VTOL charger for the Uber Elevate Network so has partnered with ChargePoint for this to happen. (more...)
Other Wii U Games That Need Updated Nintendo Switch Ports
- April 27, 2017

It was never an issue in the Wii U version, but due to the uncertainness around the Nintendo Switch online infrastructure, you'll be happy to know that getting into an online match and managing to stay connected is an absolute breeze. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe makes it flawless to use on Nintendo Switch: If you are in love with the new Nintendo Switch which was released on March 3, 2017, Mario gives you more reason to love. (more...)
IPhone 8 Images Leak: Vertical Dual Camera Spotted IPhone 8 Images Leak: Vertical Dual Camera Spotted
- April 25, 2017

Consequently, Kuo has adjusted shipping estimates to take the iPhone 8 delay into account. For weeks, many speculations have surfaced on what the next iPhone would look like. Economic Daily News reported Apple was struggling with "the lamination process of curved OLED panels". Now, however, a fresh new round of leaks suggest that Apple will not go with a fingerprint scanner on the back, and new renders finally show the iPhone 8 design we're all hoping for. (more...)

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