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Techy six-seater SUV unveiled in Detroit — Nissan Xmotion concept


The entire new approach to the styling hints at a new design language which differs from their V-Motion design philosophy. Nissan says in autonomous-drive mode, the assistant will relay information about points of interest along the route. Perhaps the most interesting part of the vehicle is the huge digital display panel that span the dashboard's width. Because this is a concept and not a vehicle developed with regulations in mind, occupants can control the screens using eye movements and ... Read More »

NY cop knocked down attempting to stop runaway vehicle


A 26-year-old police officer then steps in front of the vehicle, that stopped steps away from an NYPD substation, attempting to question the driver. The police officer, who has not been named, motioned to a black Mercedes-Benz C63 after the driver was allegedly doing donuts near Times Square around 11.45pm, the New York Post reports. Read More »

Achoo! Why letting out an explosive sneeze is safer than stifling it


Doctors are warning against holding in your sneezes after a man ruptured the back of his throat when he did so and was hospitalized, a new case study details in the BMJ . This was confirmed with an emergency computed tomography (CT). The 34-year-old is believed to have attempted to suppress a sneeze by clamping his mouth shut and blocking both nostrils. Read More »

Ford Motors to boost investment in electric and hybrid cars


After the pioneer of electric vehicles Tesla outperformed Ford a year ago at market value, the second-largest carmaker in the United States changed the then CEO Mark Fields. "Everybody will find out that if you push you will have a lot of bad news on residual values", Nissan Chief Performance Officer Jose Munoz told Reuters. Read More »

Acura RDX reboots the SUV with touchpad tech and SH-AWD


Acura's third-generation five-passenger lux SUV officially launches in the summer. The plans include the launch of a new turbocharged V6 powerplant exclusive to future Acura products, the return of its vaunted Type-S performance brand in the coming years and expansion of A-Spec sports variants to include all core models in the future. Read More »

Birdlike Dinosaur Had Iridescent Feathers, Scientists Say


It's unclear exactly what goal was served by the rainbow feathers on Caihong juji's head and neck, but paleontologists speculate that it may have helped the winged dinosaur attract a mate. The slab of rock from China's Hebei Province where the dinosaur was discovered by a farmer in 2014 contained a almost complete skeleton surrounded by impressions made by feathers. Read More »

Centurion Test: Kohli's 21st Test ton keeps India afloat


Even as his teammates were struggling against South African seam bowlers on a relatively placid Centurion wicket on Day 2 of the ongoing second Test, Virat Kohli looked a class apart. South Africa had been rocked earlier by a double-strike from Indian seamer Jasprit Bumrah (two for 30), who trapped both Aiden Markram (1) and Hashim Amla (1) leg before wicket with deliveries that skidded through after keeping low. Read More »

Toyota Avalon to Support Integration With Apple's CarPlay System


The new 2019 Toyota Avalon will have CarPlay on board, however. Toyota has famously abstained from adopting either CarPlay or Android Auto in its cars. On the powertrain front, Toyota introduces two new additions: a 3.5-liter V6 and a hybrid setup - aka Toyota Hybrid System II - made of a 2.5-liter Dynamic Force four-cylinder engine and a 650 V electric motor. Read More »

AdultSwine: Android Malware Installed On Millions Of Phones Exposed Kids To Porn


Check Point says the malware could display ads from "the main ad providers" or switch to its own ad server, which provided porn ads, scareware ads, and ads that tricked the user into signing up for premium services. Should the user answer them, the page informs the user that he has been successful, and asks him to enter his phone number to receive the prize. In a statement Google added that it would "continue to show strong warnings to anyone that has installed them". Read More »

Google Arts & Culture app can match your selfies to famous paintings


Yes indeed, the Google Arts and Culture app has turned into something of a viral sensation since this update launched, with many people sharing their matches on sites like Twitter and Instagram. The portrait look-a-like feature is now only available in the United States. Whether it's a culturally-relevant Google Doodle or a new app that turns your face into an emoji , Google knows exactly how to engage with its audience. Read More »

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 41, a luxury watch for smaller wrists


Android Wear watches typically have somewhere around 4 GB, so a larger storage means users have more space for music and apps with the Modular Connected 41. The Connected Modular 45, in comparison, features 4GB of internal storage and 512MB of RAM. The watch is water resistant up to a depth of 50 meters. TAG Heuer will be launching seven standard models of the Connected Modular 41, as well as nine different straps and will also introduce three new colours, pink, blue, and white leather. Read More »

Reliance Jio Sachet packs: Cheapest 4G prepaid plans under Rs 100


Jio has a Rs 52 tariff plan that gives unlimited voice calls, 150MB per day, and 70 SMS for seven days, which is in-line with Airtel's Rs 59 in other circles, but not in Kolkata circle. The report added that Airtel was offering the same prepaid plan in different cities for Rs 59. You should note that all plans come with an option to send 100 SMS per day. Read More »

Android Oreo released for Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7


This was confirmed on T-Mobile's support page for both devices where according to T-Mobile, it is now under "Manufacturer Development", which basically means that "T-Mobile and the device manufacturer have agreed to support a new software update ". Read More »

Accord named North American Car of the Year


The Accord , which went on sale last fall, is among many revamped auto models hoping to snare buyers as sales fall and SUVs rise. The Honda Accord has won the latest battle against its archrival, the Toyota Camry. Each of the 60 jurors had 10 points to award in each of the three categories. To be eligible for the awards, a vehicle had to be new or substantially changed for the current year. Read More »

First Nintendo Switch Emulator Is In Experimental Phase Of Development


The Emulator is called Yuzu, which is an open source emulator developed by Citra Team, who also developed the first emulator for the 3DS called Citra. Previous year also Nintendo Switch was also on top list competing with popular consoles. Nintendo has sold more than 10 million units of its Switch console so far . Read More »

Micromax Bharat Go will be India's first Android Go smartphone


Micromax will be launching the Bharat Go by the end of January. The company has also claimed that Bharat Go is the first smartphone in India to come with Android Oreo (Go Edition). The search giant, at the time of the launch of Android Oreo (Go Edition) mentioned it will bring a toned-down version of the Google Play Store "that allows you to download any app, but also highlights the apps created to work best on your device". Read More »

Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime SM-G611 launching in India on 17 January


Samsung Galaxy On7 Prime (2018) on GFXBench. Besides as per the listing, it has 1.5GHz octa-core processor with Mali -T830 GPU. The device has 1.5 GB RAM and 16 GB internal memory. So far as storage is concerned, the device will be made available in two configurations, both of which can be extended to 256 GB by means of external SD cards. Read More »

Stocks on the Move: Cenovus Energy Inc. (CVE), Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK)

The stock exchanged hands with 4,489,822 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 3.97M shares. Cenovus Energy Inc . (NYSE: CVE ) has declined 34.01% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. The company has 1 year Price Target of $11.2. Wells Fargo downgraded Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) on Tuesday, June 14 to "Market Perform" rating. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz G-Class ditches its live front axle for Detroit


The new G-Class is also 53mm longer and 121mm wider than its predecessor. Mercedes says the new G 550 will be at USA dealers in late-2018, with pricing still to be determined. There is now 270mm of clearance to to the front axle gear. The numbers don't lie: Approach, departure, and breakover angles are all improved by one degree, and there's an extra 3.9 inches of fording depth. Read More »

Nintendo announces Nintendo Direct Mini, watch it here


The DLC pack will be available this spring. The first Wave, available on the 31st, adds Aegislash to the playable roster, with Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyu assists. Added filters to the snapshot mode are also on the way. The new DLC will be part of a free update that will be released in February. There is also full cosmetic character customization. Read More »

Isro sets 31 satellites into orbit


More than half of the micro and nano satellites launched were for the United States, with the remainder for India, Canada, Finland, France, South Korea and Britain, Reuters reported. Friday's launch is the latest in a string of successes for the Indian space agency. Isro's Telemetry Tracking and Command Network centre in Bangalore has begun tracking the satellites, the space agency said.About 16 minutes after lift-off, the PSLV had climbed into a position above Earth where its satellites ... Read More »

Sheets of ice found on Mars


These scarps have a blue-black hue, which scientists think may betray the presence of thick ice based on an aexamination of the data. Scientists examined a total of eight of these scarps. As well as being drinkable, water can also be used to create oxygen to breathe and can be combined with methane to create fuel. The abstract from the paper follows below. Read More »

India fight back with late wickets By


The big news at the start of the day was 21-year-old Lungi Ngidi being handed a Test debut, though South Africans would have to wait a while longer to see him after Faf du Plessis won the toss and chose to bat. India made three changes from the first test as opener Lokesh Rahul, wicketkeeper-batsman Parthiv Patel and seamer Ishant Sharma replaced Shikhar Dhawan, Wriddhiman Saha and Bhuvneshwar Kumar respectively. Read More »

Ford Ranger finally reintroduced with production set to start in 2018


DETROIT, Michigan-It seemed perfectly reasonable seven years ago that Ford might remove the Ranger midsize pickup truck from the USA market forever. With a recent resurge in popularity for compact pickup trucks such as the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon , the Toyota Tacoma and the Honda Ridgeline , there's at last room again for a baby Ford truck. Read More »

Russian football club under fire for 'racist' tweet about own players


The Russian football club Spartak Moscow has drawn accusations of racism over a tweet they published about some of their players. The club uploaded a video to it's Twitter page that appeared to show Pedro Rocha, Fernando and Luiz Adriano - all dark-skinned - performing stretching exercises in Dubai and captioned it: "See how chocolate melt [sic] in the sun". Read More »

Toyota will bring Alexa to its United States cars this year


If you're familiar with CES and the typical bout of companies and products they feature each year, you will know that Google is rarely amongst them. The 8-inch model is priced at $199 while the 10-inch will retail at $249 when it goes on sale in early summer. Since all of these hubs are using Google Assistant , they will need to work hard to stand out. Read More »

Dark Souls Remastered: No HDR on PS4 Pro

The fact that the game is actually going to feature a story mode is a huge deal. Players worldwide will be ranked online. While Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle ultimately sold the most third-party copies with 150,000 units purchased, Lavoué noted that EA's Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 managed 73,000 sales in the country. Read More »

Arda Turan Joins Istanbul Basaksehir On Loan


It is somewhat surprising to see Barca let Turan leave on loan for such a lengthy period of time, given that he is surplus to requirements at Camp Nou and a transfer fee and a permanent departure would be more fitting for the 30-year-old. During his 18 months under Enrique there were highs, including two hat tricks last season, but he was mainly used as a substitute. And having found himself out of manager Ernesto Valverde's plans, Turan has been given an escape route for the remainder of ... Read More »

False alarm: Inbound ballistic missile warning creates panic in Hawaii

Hawaiians and tourists alike were shaken shortly after 8:00 a.m. HST when a push notification alerted those in the state of islands to a false missile threat, causing an immediate panic. He said he was still in bed when the phone started going off "like insane". "Last fall, Hawaii started having drills, but no staff told us this". But the alert was followed by statements from Hawaii officials that there were no incoming ballistic missiles. Read More »

Prepare to die all over again in 'Dark Souls: Remastered'

For the PS4 Pro, Xbox One X, and PC that means an impressive 4K 60 frames-per-second presentation, with even the Nintendo Switch version said to hit 1080p 30 frames-per-second. Dark Souls remaster will be releasing on 25th May 2018, for PS4, Xbox, PC, and Switch. 'So to correct a few things that I posted about yesterday - Dark Souls Remastered will not include new assets based on the Dark Souls 3 engine or any combat differences. Read More »

How many days will the Coast shiver through this time?


Some snow is forecast for Friday evening, but he said snowfall totals will be minimal - probably a few tenths of an inch. Look for dry and cold conditions for the Patriots game Saturday night and more dry cold weather the rest of the holiday weekend. Read More »

Klipsch speakers are getting Alexa and Google Assistant voice control


As far as Google Assistant goes, Klipsch will debut new versions of its Three and One Heritage series speakers with the voice controls in tow. "As Vuzix' next earnest step into consumer-grade augmented reality, the Vuzix Blade AR glasses will undoubtedly blaze the trail toward logical, approachable AR for everyone, with Amazon's Alexa digital assistant steering the wheel". Read More »

Scientists Caught Distant Supermassive Black Hole Burping


In a new study, scientists have discovered a new type of big black hole that releases not one but two massive "burps". The Hubble telescope then picked up clouds of blue-green gas emerging from the black hole from a previous burp. Dr. Comerford informed that the new burp was moving like a shock wave that was coming out very fast. "I thought of an analogy for this and I was debating whether to use it or whether it's a little too gross... Read More »

ISD incoming call termination rate slashed to 30 paise a minute


The new regulations will come into force from February 1 next month. For the unaware, International Termination Charges (ITC ) are the charges payable by an International Long Distance Operator (ILDO), which is carrying calls from outside the country to the access providers in the country in whose network the call terminates. Read More »

Dark Souls Remastered announced for Xbox One, PS4, PC & Switch

From Software is the name behind the Dark Souls Remastered which means that the game is at good hands since From Software is the studio behind the trilogy. The remaster aims to solve the games problems while keeping its incredible atmosphere and tone intact. The project was first unveiled as part of a last-minute Nintendo Direct, but it has since been announced that the game will hit the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, also . Read More »

Brent crude hits $70 for first time since 2014


Lower domestic crude oil prices made US crude oil more competitive in global markets and supported record USA crude oil exports. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude rose $1.23, or 2 percent, to settle at $62.96 a barrel after touching its highest since December 2014 at $63.24. Read More »

Bandai Namco Not Planning to Release Dark Souls Trilogy in America


Bandai Namco has confirmed that Dark Souls Remastered is being released for PlayStation 4 , Xbox One , and PC on May 25. It's time to light a bonfire and praise the sun, because Dark Souls is returning from the dead once more. The company is known for creating and publishing numerous industry's top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, TEKKEN™, SOULCALIBUR™, DARK SOULS ™, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball, GALAGA™, RIDGE RACER™ and ACE COMBAT™. Read More »

Lexus vehicles to feature Amazon Alexa


In addition to being integrated with Windows 10 PCs from HP, Lenovo, Asus and Acer; Alexa also will power two Kohler toilets, a new bathroom mirror and other products from the new Kohler Konnect line, according to TechCrunch. The company unveiled the LG Gram laptops, OLED and Super UHD LED TVs and even a Smart display powered by Google Assistant.They also announced the Smart ThinQ speaker which has Google Assistant built in. Read More »

Intel warns patches for chip flaws are buggy


It also maintained that Meltdown isn't applicable to AMD chips at all. But for now, the fix is only optional. Intel said the older the user's processor is, the bigger the performance hit. Along with the performance hits, the patches can trigger system errors including the Blue Screen of Death in PCs running incompatible antivirus software or a small number AMD chips. Read More »