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Aston Martin Unveils The Vanquish Zagato Speedster And Shooting Brake Aston Martin Unveils The Vanquish Zagato Speedster And Shooting Brake
- August 16, 2017

It's a 6.0-liter V12 from the non-Zagato Vanquish S , which puts out about 580 horsepower and comes mated to an automatic transmission. The speedster doesn't have a roof, but the "speed humps" behind its seats are created to represent the double-bubble roof that has been a feature of many of Aston and Zagato's previous collaborations. (more...)
Instagram adds threading to comments Instagram adds threading to comments
- August 16, 2017

Before the update, all replies lived in one column, making it hard to have multiple conversations on the same post. Modest improvements to comments has been something of a summer project for Instagram . While comment threads could be a positive addition for some, there's also the potential for abuse, with threads devolving into negative back-and-forths or trolling. (more...)
Volcanoes Discovered Under Antarctica's Ice Volcanoes Discovered Under Antarctica's Ice
- August 16, 2017

This makes the region the largest known concentration of volcanoes on the planet, dwarfing the number found in East Africa, around Mount Kilimanjaro, and North America's Basin and Range Province, which extends across much of the inland western United States. (more...)
Sonic Mania's secret mode is Sega embracing fans' favorite joke Sonic Mania's secret mode is Sega embracing fans' favorite joke
- August 16, 2017

The mobile provider is offering a free Steam code for Sonic CD to everybody signed up to their T-Mobile Tuesdays program . Sonic Mania is out, hooray! Throughout the video, DF points out that Sonic Mania , the newly released love letter to classic Sonic , performs wonderfully across the board, thanks in large part to technical advancements that just weren't possible on the Sega Genesis or the Sega Mega Drive, such as full-object scaling and background layering. (more...)
Tech Giants to Supreme Court Tech Giants to Supreme Court
- August 16, 2017

The companies made their position clear in an amicus brief filed on August 14. Police were able to use this information, which spanned across several months, to convict the man of a robbery. The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and 19 other media organizations, filing in support of the ACLU's client, warned of the chilling effect on First Amendment freedoms that can result from easy law enforcement access to the location information of reporters and their sources. (more...)
DJI is hoping its drones go dark for 'sensitive operations' DJI is hoping its drones go dark for 'sensitive operations'
- August 15, 2017

Following reports of the US Army ditching DJI drones for unspecified cyber vulnerabilities, the company has now announced introducing a "local data mode" to prevent any data from being sent over the internet. Some drone pilots choose to share images and video with DJI, which makes them visible on its SkyPixel website. It appears that DJI has since been working on ways to offer better security protections to its enterprise customers. (more...)
Samsung's new portable T5 SSD gets a speed bump Samsung's new portable T5 SSD gets a speed bump
- August 15, 2017

The move to 64-layer 3D V-NAND provides a 20% performance boost over the T3. Samsung says with no moving parts and a shock-resistant internal frame, "the T5 offers users peace of mind as it can withstand accidental drops of up to 2 meters (6.6 feet)". (more...)
Fiat Chrysler surges on Chinese bids Fiat Chrysler surges on Chinese bids
- August 15, 2017

FCAU has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCAU) received interesting focus from Active Investors and it has been trading on front line as comparing to it past average volume. had a return on equity of 15.69% and a net margin of 2.51%. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE:FCAU) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. (more...)
Judge orders LinkedIn to stop blocking data-scraping firm Judge orders LinkedIn to stop blocking data-scraping firm
- August 15, 2017

On 23 May 2017, court filings show, LinkedIn issued its first cease and desist letter against hiQ Labs. LinkedIn, which had argued that data-scraping threatened its members' privacy, says it will challenge the decision, reports Reuters . We don't republish or sell the data we collect. "LinkedIn's attempt to wall-off this public information - viewable by anyone with a web browser - is not just a danger to hiQ, but to any company that uses public sources to inform the services they provide". (more...)
Qualcomm announces VR-friendly Spectra camera modules Qualcomm announces VR-friendly Spectra camera modules
- August 15, 2017

In a press release, Qualcomm has revealed its new image signal processors (ISPs) and camera modules (part of its second generation Spectra technologies), the developments in which are meant to help increase image quality, allow for further "computer vision use cases" and support quick production schedules for Android OEMs. (more...)
We may now know what the Huawei Mate 10 looks like We may now know what the Huawei Mate 10 looks like
- August 15, 2017

The objective of the HiSilicon is to manufacture the forthcoming processor in such a way that it would compete with the Exynos 8895 and the Snapdragon 835 processors. We saw Huawei previously dabble with machine learning before, using the tech to keep things smooth over time as part of its EMUI 5 system update. (more...)
Cassini set to embark on final five orbits around Saturn Cassini set to embark on final five orbits around Saturn
- August 15, 2017

Earlier this year, mission managers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) kicked off the Grand Finale , which will eventually send Cassini spiraling into the clouds of Saturn. Its radar will peer deep into the atmosphere to reveal small-scale features as fine as 16 miles (25 kilometers) wide - almost 100 times smaller than the spacecraft could observe prior to the Grand Finale. (more...)
New Israeli Research: Smiley Emojis Can Do Harm New Israeli Research: Smiley Emojis Can Do Harm
- August 15, 2017

The study was conducted by scholars from BGU, the University of Haifa and Amsterdam University and involved a series of experiments with 549 participants hailing from 29 different countries, according to a paper published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science . (more...)
Reiance Jio Phone released for Beta Testing today Reiance Jio Phone released for Beta Testing today
- August 15, 2017

Reliance Jio started beta testing for JioPhone, the first ever 4G feature phone, from today before releasing it in open markets. As was the case with the Reliance Jio telecom network, the JioPhone beta trials will likely be limited to employees of the company, and people in their network. (more...)
Shadow of War's endgame sounds a lot beefier than Shadow of Mordor's Shadow of War's endgame sounds a lot beefier than Shadow of Mordor's
- August 15, 2017

It looks like Shadow of War will continue that tradition, because speaking to Eurogamer , Warner Bros. detailed the end game of the upcoming title- and, well, it's definitely not anything that ever happened in Lord of the Rings . And it won't be easy, either; everything you've put into those fortresses will be put to the test as Sauron's armies attack them, and if they fall you'll have to retake them along with rescuing the Orc you put in charge of the fortress when you took it. (more...)
Apple Watch Series 3 set to keep current design Apple Watch Series 3 set to keep current design
- August 15, 2017

Now, noted Apple leaker and KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has corroborated the Bloomberg report - and added some new tidbits to the rumor. In typical Apple fashion, LTE won't ship with every Apple Watch model and will instead be exclusive to pricier models. (more...)
How to Watch the Total Solar Eclipse Live Online How to Watch the Total Solar Eclipse Live Online
- August 15, 2017

Despite the advice from experts like Farmer and even NASA , the company says because their cameras have a wide-angle lens, so the sun's image is too small to damage the sensor. Pacific Daylight Time in Lincoln Beach, Oregon, where totality begins at 10:16 a.m. The eclipse will be happening from 11:53 a.m. until 1:24 p.m. As NASA further explained, Oregon, Idaho, and Wyoming have the best chances of seeing clear skies next Monday, as the Eastern portion of the country will likely see ... (more...)
SpaceX launches resupply mission to International Space Station
- August 15, 2017

You can rewatch the launch and landing in the video below. Final preparations are made to the Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket on pad 39A for Monday's scheduled launch at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla ., Sunday, Aug. The U.S. Army's Kestrel Eye imaging satellite. A SpaceX Dragon capsule is carrying cargo - including ice cream - to the International Space Station. (more...)
Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Shares Sold by Green Square Capital LLC Walt Disney Company (The) (DIS) Shares Sold by Green Square Capital LLC
- August 15, 2017

Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Banking Corp who had been investing in Walt Disney Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $157.42B market cap company. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Monday, November 16 to "Buy". RBC Capital Markets maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) on Wednesday, July 20 with "Outperform" rating. (more...)
Discord shuts down Nazi accounts following Charlottesville violence Discord shuts down Nazi accounts following Charlottesville violence
- August 15, 2017

As such, the company only takes action when its guidelines or terms of service are violated, such as when users actively endorse violence against others. bigoted based on racial, ethnic. or political grounds". While Google and GoDaddy refused to play host to Daily Stormer, communications platform Discord took similar action to remove what it deemed to be white supremacist users and servers from its platform. (more...)
Bandai Namco Is Teasing a New Game Called #Projekt1514 Bandai Namco Is Teasing a New Game Called #Projekt1514
- August 15, 2017

Bandai Namco took to their official YouTube page earlier today and put up a new and mysterious teaser trailer for an unannounced project, titled #Projekt1514 . Whatever Projekt #1514 winds up being, it's safe to assume it'll be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. We believe that we want to be a part of the Switch, and help Nintendo grow that installed base; that's why you'll see Federation Internationale de Football Association, which by the way is really good this year. (more...)
Chad Bettis gets ovation in return to majors after cancer battle Chad Bettis gets ovation in return to majors after cancer battle
- August 15, 2017

The NL West is dominated by the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Rockies are 18 games back from the division lead. And it's a big one, as they all tend to be for a team in the hunt: The Rockies, at 65-52, are tied atop the wild-card standings with the Diamondbacks, 4 1/2 games up on the Cardinals. (more...)
Get Google Camera with HDR+ on more Android devices with this port Get Google Camera with HDR+ on more Android devices with this port
- August 15, 2017

The app's compatibility may vary for any number of reasons - it might not be good to go on all Snapdragon 810 devices, for example - and, though XDA has given it the OK with regards to potentially malicious code, you'd be installing it at your own risk. (more...)
Chevy Equinox Diesel gets 39 mpg highway rating Chevy Equinox Diesel gets 39 mpg highway rating
- August 15, 2017

That makes it the current highway mileage SUV leader, topping the Nissan Rogue Hybrid's 35 mpg rating and the 34 mpg of the Honda CR-V. While we still await final Australian numbers for the new offering, Chevrolet's car/crossover marketing director, Steve Majoras, says the figures are impressive. (more...)
The Division 1.7 Update Available Tomorrow The Division 1.7 Update Available Tomorrow
- August 15, 2017

There's a huge patch heading to The Division and it's bringing a couple of new features with it! That's not all, as returning players can expect to see new global evens and modifiers for the entire game. Players will also be able to re-customize their agents for free at the barbershop. The first of these events begins just after the patch drops, running from August 15 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET / 5 PM BST until August 22. (more...)
Aetna meets with Apple to bring smartwatch to more consumers Aetna meets with Apple to bring smartwatch to more consumers
- August 14, 2017

One of the people said Aetna's proposed timeline is slated for early next year. With Aetna having their own employees using Apple Watch as part of their corporate wellness program, Aetna must know the benefits that the Apple Watch has delivered for the employees first hand and will be able to sell that to standing and future customers. (more...)
Why an Uber investor sued former CEO Travis Kalanick Why an Uber investor sued former CEO Travis Kalanick
- August 14, 2017

Kalanick was still involved in the day-to-day operations at Uber, which has created a sense of uncertainty and undermined the search for his replacement, Benchmark Capital said. While the investors say they agree there are issues within Uber, they call Benchmark's tactics "ethically dubious and, critically, value-destructive rather than value enhancing". (more...)
Rumor: Okami HD Coming to PS4, Xbox One For Christmas Release Rumor: Okami HD Coming to PS4, Xbox One For Christmas Release
- August 14, 2017

Recent rumors suggest that Okami , the gorgeous Zelda-inspired game from Capcom and the now-defunct Clover Studio, will be available on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this December. The game was also remastered for PS3 back in 2012 , but was only released through PlayStation Network as a digital download. We awarded the last version of Okami a 9.4 review, saying that it's "one of the finest games to come out of Japan in the last decade, and Okami HD is absolutely the best way to ... (more...)
Stock Tracker: Looking at the Levels on Shares of GBM Gold Ltd
- August 14, 2017

The next couple of weeks may be the ideal time for investors to put the pedal down and try to develop a strategy that will beat the market over the next quarter. The Williams %R oscillates in a range from 0 to -100. The Williams %R is a momentum indicator that helps measure oversold and overbought levels. Figuring out these details may help the investor focus on the most important aspects of investing in the stock market. (more...)
SpaceX launches successful 12th International Space Station resupply mission
- August 14, 2017

Two different views of a SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage coming in for a landing on August 14, 2017. SpaceX now has 14 such rocket landings under its belt, and the company has reflown two landed boosters to date. The 1,258-kilogram experiment, sometimes called ISS-CREAM to differentiate it from its balloon-borne predecessor, is created to study cosmic rays ranging in pass from hydrogen to iron nuclei. (more...)