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Rally racer's impressive stunt run up Pikes Peak Rally racer's impressive stunt run up Pikes Peak
- September 26, 2017

Block replicates the same move in Climbkhana . While the road closes once a year for the Hill Climb, no one has ever been given the access to turn the landmark location into a playground. All that power is channeled to the ground via an all-wheel-drive system and set of Toyo Proxes R888R tires. At the time, Block called it "frightening to drive", saying "it's trying to kill me". (more...)
AVATAR Sequels Have Begun Production; Budget Reportedly Around $1 Billion AVATAR Sequels Have Begun Production; Budget Reportedly Around $1 Billion
- September 26, 2017

The US leg of the shoot coincides with the release of a new report from the California Film Commission revealing that the state's filming incentive has brought $3.7bn in direct production spending to the state since it was expanded two years ago as the colloquially-named "Programme 2.0". (more...)
Barbara Corcoran on 'DWTS' elimination: It was 'horrific being judged' Barbara Corcoran on 'DWTS' elimination: It was 'horrific being judged'
- September 26, 2017

Lindsey Stirling and Mark Ballas did a quickstep that earned them 21. Lindsey and Mark's garden-themed quickstep was visually stunning and technically on point. Oh, and their hot and sexy dance. "Little bit lacking in control", said Len, but he approved of her speed. Knowing that ABC/Disney loves to promote its own talent, this makes flawless sense given that a whole new audience is bound to fall in love with the PLL alum. (more...)
US says it's not pushing for regime change in NKorea US says it's not pushing for regime change in NKorea
- September 26, 2017

Moon Seong Mook, a former South Korean military official and current senior analyst for the Seoul-based Korea Research Institute for National Strategy, said it's highly unlikely North Korea has the real-world capability to match Ri's words. (more...)
Amalgamated Bank Buys 11819 Shares of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (CDNS)
- September 26, 2017

Raging Capital Management Llc owns 1.23 million shares or 1.14% of their USA portfolio. About 1.56 million shares traded. It has underperformed by 10.02% the S&P500. These funds have shifted positions in (CDNS). SNS Securities upgraded the shares of ASML in report on Tuesday, July 21 to "Add" rating . Awm Investment Company Inc., a New York-based fund reported 644,230 shares. (more...)
Next-Gen Jaguar F-Type to get electrified powertrain Next-Gen Jaguar F-Type to get electrified powertrain
- September 26, 2017

Through August, Jaguar sold 2,787 F-Types in the USA, 41 more cars than in the same period a year earlier. "But there is something very emotional about a sports auto that conveys the ultimate in the sense of performance and design". Jaguar Land Rover Malaysia introduced the pre-facelift F-Type Coupe here in 2014 in two flavours - the 3.0 litre V6 (F-Type S) and 5.0 litre V8 (F-Type R), both supercharged and cost RM899,888 and RM1,158,888 respectively. (more...)
BlackRock Inc. Decreases Stake in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. (TSM)
- September 26, 2017

About 4.05 million shares traded. Sit Investment Associates Inc. boosted its position in shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing by 107.7% during the second quarter. The market capitalization of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited is at $186.78 Billion. If you are viewing this story on another domain, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States and worldwide copyright laws. (more...)
Forget face scans or fingerprints, your heart could be your new passcode Forget face scans or fingerprints, your heart could be your new passcode
- September 26, 2017

It may eventually be used for smartphones and at airport screening barricades, researchers said. They believe it will be the next advancement in computer security because " no two people with identical hearts have ever been found ". The new system has several advantages over current biometric tools, like fingerprints and retinal scans, Xu said. It may sound like a rejected plot from a Care Bears remake, but researchers from the University at Buffalo have discovered a way to unlock ... (more...)
Lenovo Launches K8 Smartphone With 4000mAh Battery At Rs 10499 Lenovo Launches K8 Smartphone With 4000mAh Battery At Rs 10499
- September 26, 2017

Lenovo K8 is the cheapest of the three smartphones - the K8, the K8 Note and the K8 Plus and unlike the other two, don't come with dual cameras at the back. It features a 5.2-inch IPS HD (720×1280 pixels) display with 2.5D glass. The smartphone will be available in Venom Black and Fine gold colour options. (more...)
Bill Gates' new smartphone? Hint: it's not an iPhone Bill Gates' new smartphone? Hint: it's not an iPhone
- September 26, 2017

It may not be the most surprising revelation, given profits are sinking faster than a boat without a hull and big-name partners are jumping ship left and right , but the founder of Microsoft has presumably left Windows Mobile for the greener pastures of Google's Android. (more...)
OxygenOS v4.5.0 Update Rolling Out For OnePlus 3 And 3T OxygenOS v4.5.0 Update Rolling Out For OnePlus 3 And 3T
- September 26, 2017

Although, if someone wants to root and use the factory image it will take up 1.5 GB of storage. OnePlus is known to drop support for its previous year flagships and concentrate exclusively on its new and shiny flagship of the year. The company has also brought the secure box to the File Manager app. A new system-wide font, dubbed as the OnePlus Slate, has been added that should complement the default Google Roboto font. (more...)
Samsung may be working on a Windows Mixed Reality headset Samsung may be working on a Windows Mixed Reality headset
- September 26, 2017

But it appears that the next company to throw its hat into the Windows Mixed Reality ring is going to be Samsung. Of course, the illustrations could be part of a big, elaborated hoax, as the Twitter user who somehow unearthed them refuses to take any "responsibilities", recommending we view the leak with caution. (more...)
North Korea says Trump has 'declared war' North Korea says Trump has 'declared war'
- September 26, 2017

Ri made the comments to reporters in NY. "In light of the declaration of war by Trump, all options will be on the operating table of the Supreme leadership of DPRK", Ri said, according to his official English translator. The foreign minister said that Trump, as America's current leader, had issued a "clear declaration of war". "The world, including all member states now attending the United Nations General Assembly, must clearly remember that this time, America declared war on us first". (more...)
Alexa now works in Amazon Music on iPhone and Android Alexa now works in Amazon Music on iPhone and Android
- September 26, 2017

The Amazon Music app gives you access to in excess of 40 million songs and now thanks to Alexa, every single one of them can be found using your voice. The Wall Street Journal reports that Alexa has overtaken mobile as the top way Amazon Music customers listen to music. Users of Amazon Music on both iOS and Android in the United Kingdom will now be able to search for and play music on their smartphone using their voice, the company has announced. (more...)
Call of Duty WWII PC open beta pre-loads now live Call of Duty WWII PC open beta pre-loads now live
- September 26, 2017

We are a few days away from the Call of Duty: WWII Multiplayer PC open beta! To download it all you have to do is visit its product page on Steam and click on the "Install game" option. This package includes a helmet, card, and emblem to use within the first person shooter. The open beta lasts from September 29 to October 2 and, as a reward for taking part in the beta, players will receive an exclusive beta combat pack when the game releases. (more...)
Porsche Unveils The Quickest Panamera Sport Turismo With Turbo S E-Hybrid Porsche Unveils The Quickest Panamera Sport Turismo With Turbo S E-Hybrid
- September 26, 2017

With a 550 horsepower 4.0L twin-turbocharged V8 mated to a 136 horsepower electric motor, this is definitely not your Mom's wagon. In combination with the 134PS electric motor, the total power output from the powertrain is a staggering 671PS and 850Nm of torque. (more...)
Stock Performance to Track: iRobot Corporation (IRBT)
- September 26, 2017

So far 1,407,067 shares have changed hands. Hanseatic Mngmt Services Inc holds 0.51% in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT ) or 11,921 shares. The ratio turned negative, as 111 active investment managers increased or opened new stock positions, while 106 sold and decreased their equity positions in Irobot Corp . (more...)
All The Camera Effects From The iPhone 8 Plus' Enhanced Portrait Mode
- September 26, 2017

After Apple removed the headphone jack from iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, many people used the Lightning Port on the phone to plug into music. That's all. However, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has reported that the complexity of the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera could be adding to the production bottleneck, if not being the sole cause. (more...)
McCain Says No to GOP Health Care Bill McCain Says No to GOP Health Care Bill
- September 26, 2017

McCain joins Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) in firmly opposing the plan. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) said he would be "unamused" if Murkowski landed a special deal for Alaska in exchange for a vote - similar to former Sen. Collins said that thus far, she is "leaning against" supporting the bill. The Graham-Cassidy bill is the latest last-ditch effort by Republicans to repeal and replace the legislation commonly known as Obamacare amid pressure from President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader ... (more...)
Nokia 8 to launch in India today, Price revealed! Nokia 8 to launch in India today, Price revealed!
- September 26, 2017

The manufacturer, HMD Global will be launching a buffed up variant of the phone that will feature 6GB RAM and 128GB storage at an event expected on Oct 20. The Nokia 8 smartphone runs pure stock Android 7.1.1 Android Nougat OS and the company promises to provide the latest updates to its users without any delay. (more...)
Carnival Corporation Announces New Cunard Ship Carnival Corporation Announces New Cunard Ship
- September 26, 2017

Fincantieri S.p.A., Italy will to build a new ship for the luxury cruise brand Cunard . " Cunard offers unrivalled luxury ocean experiences and the new ship firmly underpins our plans to continue our growth across global markets", added Palethorpe. (more...)
Mercedes Teases New Sprinter Sporting an Updated Look Mercedes Teases New Sprinter Sporting an Updated Look
- September 26, 2017

While few technical details have been released, the new Sprinter will see the introduction of new driving assistance systems, which could mean sophisticated technology like active cruise control and autonomous emergency braking become available. (more...)
Shares in Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) Purchased by Tiaa Fsb Shares in Whirlpool Corporation (WHR) Purchased by Tiaa Fsb
- September 26, 2017

About 939,925 shares traded or 42.58% up from the average. Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) has declined 2.76% since September 24, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 104.73% the S&P500. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 15 to "Top Pick". (NYSE:NVR) has "Market Perform" rating given on Thursday, September 29 by Wells Fargo. (more...)
How Many FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES (BIT:FCA)'s Analysts Are Bullish? How Many FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES (BIT:FCA)'s Analysts Are Bullish?
- September 26, 2017

The firm presently has a $10.00 price target on the stock, down from their previous price target of $15.53. A number of equities analysts recently commented on FCAU shares. If you are reading this piece of content on another site, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States & global copyright and trademark laws. (more...)
Voice Actor Strike Tentatively Ends, Agreement Reached with Game Companies Voice Actor Strike Tentatively Ends, Agreement Reached with Game Companies
- September 26, 2017

Keythe Farley , the chair of SAG-AFTRA's Interactive Negotiating Committee, explained in today's press release that "the bonus payments we have now are significantly larger now than what we had 11 months ago". SAG-AFTRA only ended the strike because the got just a few of the things they requested but there is still plenty of work to be done on the issue of vocal stress and the work environment. (more...)
Facebook-Owned Instagram Now Boasts 800 Million Users (FB) Facebook-Owned Instagram Now Boasts 800 Million Users (FB)
- September 26, 2017

The Facebook-owned service today announced that it now has 800 million users across the globe. Carolyn Everson, who serves as vice president of global marketing solutions at Instagram parent company Facebook , revealed to CNBC that the photo-sharing service now has 500 million daily active users. (more...)
Enhanced Microsoft Teams app gives Slack tough competition Enhanced Microsoft Teams app gives Slack tough competition
- September 26, 2017

Gartner research director, Larry Cannell, called the decision a "bold move" as Microsoft faces tough competition in the enterprise collaboration market. Microsoft is also promising better meetings with Teams in the future, thanks to AI. Any business that already subscribes to Office 365 may have no interest in taking on an additional subscription - especially when Microsoft Teams already closely mimics Slack's chat-friendly interface. (more...)
Nintendo Responds To Switch Backlash Nintendo Responds To Switch Backlash
- September 26, 2017

During an interview Mikami didn't exactly confirm anything as of yet, but he did comment on the subject "I think a Switch version would be interesting". This update will allow cross-play, bringing together all Minecraft players, no matter what device they use. Being able to to play Bethesda's massive open world RPG on the go sounds nearly too good to be true, but that is exactly what's going to happen soon enough. (more...)
Land Rover Plotting Pure Electric 'Road Rover' Model Land Rover Plotting Pure Electric 'Road Rover' Model
- September 26, 2017

But while SUVs continue to rule the landscape, Autocar reports that Land Rover intends to launch an all-electric range-topping sedan in 2019, featuring Mercedes S-Class levels of luxury with all-wheel drive and variable ride height guaranteeing all-terrain capability. (more...)
Giant 6.46 Inch iPhone X Rumored For 2018 Giant 6.46 Inch iPhone X Rumored For 2018
- September 26, 2017

For its archrival Samsung Electronics, the 6.2-inch Galaxy S8 Plus has outpaced its smaller 5.8-inch sibling in terms of sales. The whispers out of South Korea suggest that Apple is going to go big next year with a new iPhone X that's going to have a 6.46 inch OLED display. (more...)