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Google unveils own image processor for Pixel 2 smartphone Google unveils own image processor for Pixel 2 smartphone
- October 18, 2017

The update is expected to activate the Pixel Visual Core chip inside the 2nd gen Pixels. However, Google will be rolling out an update to handsets in a few days that will turn it on. Initially the only app that will be able to use it is the HDR+ feature in Google's camera app, and after that it will open up to third-party photography apps through the Android Camera API. (more...)
A gaggle of 7 moons keep Saturn's rings from breaking apart A gaggle of 7 moons keep Saturn's rings from breaking apart
- October 18, 2017

Matt Tiscareno of the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California, who served as a member of the Cassini imaging team and as a project scientist, compared the physical processes carried out by the propellers to those of baby planets forming in the proto-planetary disks around new stars. (more...)
Lenovo confirms Android Oreo update for K8, K8 Note & K8 Plus Lenovo confirms Android Oreo update for K8, K8 Note & K8 Plus
- October 18, 2017

That is definitely good news for the adopters of said phones as it's always refreshing to hear that your device is getting a taste of the latest software advancements of Google, but one little detail is easily making this whole news a rather bittersweet ordeal. (more...)
Intel to Ship Neural Network Processor by end of year Intel to Ship Neural Network Processor by end of year
- October 18, 2017

The NNP family is not for the average PC but dedicated to Artificial Intelligence. Intel's new chip is designed with high-speed on- and off-chip interconnects allowing bidirectional data transfers. Introduction of NNP will bring significant changes in parallelization of neural networks while reducing the power required for computations. Flexpoint format allows for addition and multiplication operations to be performed as if they were fixed-point while still offering a high dynamic range ... (more...)
Battlegrounds' update adds vaulting, climbing to testers Battlegrounds' update adds vaulting, climbing to testers
- October 18, 2017

As of now, the next time your Steam client prepares a large update download for PUBG , it will bring some of the game's most wished for features, and 2017's biggest game will be that much closer to a full launch. The developer has talked about some updates that gamers have wanted since PUBG launched earlier this year: vaulting, and climbing. FPP Squad will be added later this week after we update our leaderboard systems. (more...)
Denver submits bid for Amazon HQ2 Denver submits bid for Amazon HQ2
- October 18, 2017

Kansas City Mayor Sly James bought 1,000 items on the e-commerce company's website and proceeded to promote his city's attributes in product reviews. Still, there are hurdles for attracting businesses to IL, which recently ended a historic state budget impasse and has major financial problems, including the lowest credit rating of any state nationwide. (more...)
Vmware, Inc. Common stock, Clas (NYSE:VMW) Stock - Is it Overbought?
- October 18, 2017

The higher the number, the more profit per dollar is being made on investor capital. Alps Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in Vmware by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in Vmware by 4,817.7% in the first quarter. (NYSE:VMW). Gulf Intll Commercial Bank (Uk) Limited, United Kingdom-based fund reported 24,556 shares. (more...)
Ammonia leak at arena in Fernie, BC draws emergency response Ammonia leak at arena in Fernie, BC draws emergency response
- October 18, 2017

All homes between 9th Street and 13th Street and Highway 3 and 6th Ave remain on evacuation order, as well as Red Apple, 7-Eleven and Trinity Lodge. Ruiter said the call came to his department as a medical call shortly before noon. Emergency Social Services is now set up at the Senior Citizens Drop-in Centre, located at 562 3rd Avenue. Trish Knight Chernecki from WorkSafe BC wrote in an e-mail that the incident was a "tragic loss of life". (more...)
Space Spinner! Astronaut Shows What Fidget Spinners Do in Orbit Space Spinner! Astronaut Shows What Fidget Spinners Do in Orbit
- October 18, 2017

But then the astronauts get a hold of the toy and do some insane tricks of their own. The fidget spinner is considered a stress relieving device that exploded onto the scene back in early spring of this year. The red and black fidget spinner complete with a NASA logo in the middle seems to spin at a high rate of speed for as long as someone would let it. (more...)
Leicester sack manager Craig Shakespeare Leicester sack manager Craig Shakespeare
- October 18, 2017

The 41-year-old quit as U's head coach in June to take up the role of No 2 at the recent top-flight champions. Sky Sports reported that former boss Nigel Pearson - who is now in charge of Belgian club OH Leuven - was not a candidate for a return to the King Power Stadium and sources close to the club told ESPN FC that former Dortmund manager Tuchel is their top target. (more...)
Man Turns Himself In After Police Complete His Facebook Challenge Man Turns Himself In After Police Complete His Facebook Challenge
- October 18, 2017

Zaydel, known by has alias of Champagne Torino, turned himself in Monday, according to the Redford Township Police Department. "It is incredible the support we get from the community", the officers wrote . Some thought his sentence should be reduced because he turned himself in. Police report that he spent the night in jail while he awaited a court hearing at the 17th District Court for his warrants the next morning. (more...)
Sizzling Technical Charts: KeyCorp (KEY), Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (DLR)
- October 18, 2017

Vanguard Group Inc. owned about 16.42% of Acadia Realty Trust worth $381,969,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Thursday, September 28 with "Hold". This represents a $3.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.05%. (more...)
The Analog Super Nt Mini is Nintendo's SNES Classic for grown-ups
- October 18, 2017

However, the Analogue Super Nt will provide a lot of significant advantages for gamers willing to shell out a little bit of extra cash. The Analogue Super Nt is the successor of the Analogue Nt , which was released in 2015 for a whopping $499. (more...)
England pip Japan, advance to quarters England pip Japan, advance to quarters
- October 18, 2017

However, according to a report by The Sun recently, the FA and England bigwigs tried to persuade the Dortmund management to change their stance and let the 17-year-old stay to hopefully fire them to World Cup glory. Sancho trained with the England U-17 team on Sunday but was not seen during practice on Monday. Reports say he could play for Dortmund in the UEFA Youth League match against Apoel Nicosia on Tuesday before being involved in their Bundesliga clash against Eintracht Frankfurt ... (more...)
Scientists Find Origin Of Gold In 130-Million-Year Old Star Collision Scientists Find Origin Of Gold In 130-Million-Year Old Star Collision
- October 18, 2017

These stars are masses as great as the sun packed into a region the size of Manhattan brimming with magnetic and gravitational fields. They are the most violent explosions in the universe. The discovery filled a chink in the explanation of how the chemistry of the universe evolved from pure hydrogen and helium into today's diverse place. (more...)
Razer's Blade Stealth ultrabook is now more powerful Razer's Blade Stealth ultrabook is now more powerful
- October 18, 2017

The Razer Blade Stealth 2017 will be available immediately if not soon for approximately $1700 through the Razer Store online. In fact, Razer claims battery life for the stealthy notebook goes up to 10 hours of longevity. Razer is upgrading its Blade Stealth with an improved processor today. Razer's super portable laptop is getting a little boost. That's right, there's a second generation of Razer's graphics card housing. (more...)
Watching Shares of Austria Index MSCI Ishares (EWO) — Technical Focus Watching Shares of Austria Index MSCI Ishares (EWO) — Technical Focus
- October 18, 2017

They may be trying to project which companies will post positive surprises. Finally, Prudential PLC increased its position in shares of iShares MSCI France Index by 34.2% in the second quarter. Investors looking for growth stocks may be willing to shell out a little more for a stock that has the possibility of increasing EPS at a quicker pace. (more...)
Alphabet tests Project Wing drones by delivering burritos
- October 17, 2017

Project Wing, born from Alphabet's X innovation lab, has announced that discount pharmacy chain Chemist Warehouse and Mexican food chain Guzman y Gomez will be trialling its drone delivery technology in Australia. Australia's drone regulations aren't as strict as those in the U.S., and the wide-open areas and few obstacles make it an ideal testing ground. For example, with Guzman y Gomez, Project Wing will have to figure out how to get its technology to process kitchen orders to ensure ... (more...)
Microsoft Corporation Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (MSFT)
- October 17, 2017

The stock rose 0.04% or $0.02 reaching $47.59 per share. About 2.17 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 10.02% the S&P500. Tetrem Capital Management Ltd decreased Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ) stake by 2.45% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. (more...)
ZTE Axon M announced: A dual screen 'foldable' Android phone ZTE Axon M announced: A dual screen 'foldable' Android phone
- October 17, 2017

Each screen is capable of running two apps, so the device can display four apps at a time-which is unique among phones and could appeal to some professionals and enterprise uses. However, even without any special tweaking of standard apps, the ZTE Axon M is an intriguing idea. Sadly, the Axon M runs Android 7.1.2 out of the box. (more...)
'Call of Duty WWII' Trailer Sees a Squad Reassembled, 'Ocean's Eleven' Style 'Call of Duty WWII' Trailer Sees a Squad Reassembled, 'Ocean's Eleven' Style
- October 17, 2017

Call of Duty: WW2 pre-load will take up nearly 45 GB of HDD space on Xbox One which is quite standard for current-gen consoles. The Call of Duty WWII live action trailer is live and it's just as cool as the game looks. This includes one weapon unlock and four hours of 2XP that you can use to supercharge leveling up in the new Call of Duty . Or more like a little familiar, even, as Call of Duty: WWII returns the franchise to its roots. (more...)
Consumer electronics majors rank low on eco-friendliness, says Greenpeace
- October 17, 2017

Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. were among the least environment-friendly IT companies worldwide in terms of their use of renewable energy and harmful chemicals , a report by Greenpeace showed Tuesday. In second place, with a B-, tech giant Apple was praised by Greenpeace for setting a target to source 100 per cent renewable power for its supply chain. (more...)
Google unveils new security protections in Chrome Google unveils new security protections in Chrome
- October 17, 2017

Alphabet's (GOOGL.O) Google Inc said on Tuesday it would roll out an " advanced protection program " to provide stronger email security for some users such as government officials, political activists and journalists who are at a higher risk of being targeted by sophisticated hackers. (more...)
BSNL, Micromax launch Bharat 1 4G VoLTE feature phone at Rs 2200 BSNL, Micromax launch Bharat 1 4G VoLTE feature phone at Rs 2200
- October 17, 2017

With a combined vision of accelerating the growth of data adoption and providing Internet access to the 500 million plus feature phone users in India, both Micromax and BSNL will work collaboratively to introduce the best consumer mobile experience, the companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday. (more...)
Some Google Pixels stopped receiving messages after Oreo update Some Google Pixels stopped receiving messages after Oreo update
- October 17, 2017

This has been an issue for affected users for almost a month, dating back to September 20 when a frustrated Pixel XL owner on Verizon complained of the "absurd issue". Thanks for all of the reports. Some of you have mentioned that rebooting or factory resetting the device resolved the issue. "Definitely, try to reboot, and if you do a factory reset, make sure all of your data/info is backed up." . (more...)
Hands on: Microsoft Surface Book 2 review Hands on: Microsoft Surface Book 2 review
- October 17, 2017

Of course, the 15-inch model requires a few more pixels to maintain a similar pixels-per-inch (ppi) figure, so the resolution bumps up to 3,240 x 2,160 for a 260 ppi to the smaller model's 267 ppi. Plus, the GTX 1060 within the 15-inch model has been proven in countless gaming laptops to be more than enough for most 1080p gaming experiences. "The 15" model also comes with Xbox Wireless built-in. (more...)
Box-fresh McLaren F1 for sale with delivery miles Box-fresh McLaren F1 for sale with delivery miles
- October 17, 2017

But, as the saying goes, it is what it is - the world's only brand-new second-hand McLaren F1. And it's on the market. The original factory protective wrapping is all still there, including the seat covers, which would need to be removed before you could sit in the centre driver's seat. (more...)
Lenovo to launch Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play next year Lenovo to launch Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play next year
- October 17, 2017

The Moto X series is a very popular series from Motorola and the recent Moto X4 features a 5.2-inch Full HD LTPS IPS display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and 424-pixel density. While the primary highlight of the smartphone is its design, the secondary highlight is the rear camera setup. For example, it can automatically detect a business card and add contact to user's phonebook. (more...)
Microsoft focuses on speed in the new Xbox One update Microsoft focuses on speed in the new Xbox One update
- October 17, 2017

This build also features aesthetically pleasing light themes and functionality improvements. Are you happy with the possibilities offered by the changes in the interface? That's apparent from just looking at the welcome screen, which now features your last played game, the status of some downloads and a pin for your closest Xbox Live friend. (more...)
Download: Huawei Mate 10 And Mate 10 Pro Wallpapers Download: Huawei Mate 10 And Mate 10 Pro Wallpapers
- October 17, 2017

The Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 has been priced at €1395 (Rs. 1,06,600) and will be available in Diamond Black color option only starting from November in around 20 countries. The Huawei Mate 10 series also continues its legacy of superior product performance and long-lasting battery life, while integrating New Leica Dual Camera technology. (more...)