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GM Will Build and Test Thousands of Autonomous Bolts Starting in 2018

GM Will Build and Test Thousands of Autonomous Bolts Starting in 2018

Before it closed the deal, Ableson said he and GM President Dan Ammann discussed with Lyft founders Logan Green and John Zimmer the prospect of jointly developing a ride sharing business with self-driving cars. Aside from the financial benefits, Futurism notes the lives that it could be saved from having so many autonomous vehicles on the roads. "We have said that our AV technology will appear in an on-demand ride-sharing network application sooner than you might think", GM said in a ... Read More

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HTC U Ultra India Launch Set For February 21

HTC U Ultra India Launch Set For February 21

HTC Will Launch its latest U Ultra Smartphone in India on 21st Feb:- HTC - a Taiwanese smartphone company, is planning to launch its U Ultra smartphone in the market of India on 21st February at the price tag of Rs 35,000/-. 51,000 indicating Indian pricing to be in the range of 60-70k.HTC is trying to bring something new to the flagship game with inclusion of Artificial Intelligence and machine learning in their UI. Read More

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Nokia 3310 comes back

Nokia 3310 comes back

That collection of features has led to it being branded as perhaps the most resilient and long-lasting phone ever made. Its features were the reason of its trend since the year it was first released. The mobile phone will be launched at Nokia MWC 2017 event. Having said that, the Nokia 8 will be touted as a flagship phone from HMD Global and is said to feature a 5.7-inch Quad HD display, coupled with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC and 4GB of RAM. Read More

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Apple May Completely Avoid The Charging Chord From The iPhone 8

Apple May Completely Avoid The Charging Chord From The iPhone 8

But keeping with previous rumors, Kuo also noted that the display will cover the entire front panel of the iPhone 8 - eliminating the bezels. With this, Samsung is set to match Apple's planned price increases for iPhone 8 . The report states that there'll be no volume buttons, no mute switch on the sides, and perhaps not even a power button. This would fit with past reports that hinted instead of needing to be placed within millimetres of a wireless charging pad, the iPhone would be able ... Read More

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WhatsApp announces Status, its take on Snapchat Stories

WhatsApp announces Status, its take on Snapchat Stories

Last September, we saw a Snapchat-like beta feature in WhatsApp's Android app that let you share photos, videos and GIFs as your " Status ". On right is the original status features of Whatsapp . WhatsApp becomes the fourth Facebook product to clone Snapchat stories. It seems as though Status is WhatsApp's equivalent of this. Instagram was bold enough to stick Stories in its main tab above its feed. Read More

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Xiaomi to announce in-house Pinecone SoC on February 28

Xiaomi to announce in-house Pinecone SoC on February 28

This is what Xiaomi has prepared to enter fully into the market for smartphone processors. According to the GeekBench listing, the Xiaomi Mi 5C got 762 points in single-core test and in muli-core test it received 3309 points. Besides, it's built using the 28nm manufacturing process, as opposed to the V970 model that uses the latest 10nm process. It's expected to achieve clock speeds of up to 2.7GHz and should come bundled with Mali 71 MP12 GPU unit clocked at 900MHz. Read More

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Alleged live images and price of HTC One X10 leaked online

Alleged live images and price of HTC One X10 leaked online

As we reported earlier, HTC was planning to launch a new mid-ranger smartphone by March this year, which is likely to be named HTC One X10. Now, new images of the One X10 have been put out on Weibo and picked up by Android Police . However, the back side of the One X10 looks much different, with a fingerprint sensor below the central rear camera. A 16MP camera is found on back with an 8MP front-facing camera to snap selfies and handle video chats. Read More

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Amazon says to create 5000 jobs in UK

Amazon says to create 5000 jobs in UK

According to a statement issued today (20 February), the new hires will range from "software developers, engineers and technicians, to those seeking entry-level positions and on-the-job training". The moves would take its permanent workforce in the country to 24,000. Amazon's new head office in London will have capacity for more than 5,000 people by the end of the year, the firm said. Read More

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LG G6 camera specs announced

LG G6 camera specs announced

The V20 had a 120-degree selfie camera and one of the two sensors on the back had a 135-degree lens. The dual camera fun doesn't stop there. However, it gets even better when it comes to the selfie shooter, which has a wide-angle view of 100 degrees, flawless for group selfies. Read More

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Motorola - Flipkart celebrate 3 years of association with Moto Days sale

Motorola - Flipkart celebrate 3 years of association with Moto Days sale

The Anniversary Sale from Feb 20 to Feb 21 on Flipkart includes Moto Z, Moto Z Play, Moto M, Moto G Turbo Edition, Moto E Power , Moto E, and Moto G (2nd Generation). 29,999 ) as part of Moto Days celebration on Flipkart . The device was originally priced at Rs 12,499. The Moto G (2nd Gen) will be available for Rs 6,999 for the 16GB variant, while the Moto G (3rd Gen) will be available for Rs 7,999 for the 8GB variant. Read More

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Special Items, Drop Rates Evolution Stone & Berries at Pokestops

Special Items, Drop Rates Evolution Stone & Berries at Pokestops

You should also be aware that these items will go away if you use them once, so you'll want to make sure you have a strong Pokemon on hand to evolve. In other words, keep trying and use those berries. You might be inclined to ask "why now", however. If you are visiting Pokestops regularly and haven't received any special items yet (especially evolution ones), don't despair. Read More

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London Jet flight 'lost' contact over Germany

London Jet flight 'lost' contact over Germany

It may be recalled this is the second such incident with a Jet Airways flight over Germany in the past three years. The intercept and the several minutes scrambling by the Eurofighter Typhoon jets of the Jet Airways Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft was filmed by the cockpit crew of another aircraft and video has since gone viral on the Internet. Read More

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The Process of Repealing the Affordable Care Act

The Process of Repealing the Affordable Care Act

Kuehl called the repeal a serious challenge to the health of wellbeing of Los Angeles County residents. Our Democratic counterparts in Congress have spent the last eight years championing President Obama's signature legislation - even as working families continued to lose the plans and doctors they like, and their health care costs continued to skyrocket. Read More

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Apple printed out giant tweets for its new iPad Pro ad campaign

Apple printed out giant tweets for its new iPad Pro ad campaign

The company does not mention the vast price gulf between an iPad Pro, which sells from £579 for the most basic model from the Apple Store, and mid-range Windows 10 laptops, which are widely available for less than £500. A more powerful processor A10X chip is speculated as well since the iPhone 7 uses an A10 chip. Is Apple trying to tell us something? Whether it is launched in March or September, the Apple Pencil 2 is expected to feature several design improvements. Read More

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Kushner Makes A Play On 'Very Fake News' CNN

Kushner Makes A Play On 'Very Fake News' CNN

The survey also reported that a little more than half of respondents said they trusted CNN , but that was well above the trust level for Trump or members of Congress. Trump has made few inroads with conservative Democrats or even moderate independents. Acosta defended his network, claiming that it didn't hate him. Read More

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Asia Minute: India's Growing Space Ambitions

Asia Minute: India's Growing Space Ambitions

GSIT, Indore, would be the ninth educational institute in the country to make a satellite to be launched into space by Isro, institute authorities said on Saturday. We want to hear from you. In the past, ISRO has been accused of keeping the price of its satellite launch services too low by global standards in order to eliminate competition. Read More

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Horizon Zero Dawn Exact Release Date And Pre-Load Time Announced

Horizon Zero Dawn Exact Release Date And Pre-Load Time Announced

Take on the role of skilled hunter Aloy as you explore a vibrant and lush world inhabited by mysterious mechanized creatures. Uncovering that mystery will be one of the game's most impending tasks. This new questing system rewarding freebies seems to be a feature Sony plans to stick with, as its simplicity and decent rewards have been met with appreciation from PlayStation owners. Read More

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Portal writer Erik Wolpaw leaves Valve

Portal writer Erik Wolpaw leaves Valve

As for what he'll be up to next, Wolpaw is listed as a writer for Double Fine's upcoming Psychonauts 2 , although his work could be almost finished depending on how early he got involved on the project. The departure was confirmed on Twitter by one of Wolpaw's fellow writers at Valve, Marc Laidlaw. VNN assumed the "with Jay Pinkerton" part meant Pinkerton, also a writer at Valve, was leaving too, but some follow-up tweets from the man himself and Wolpaw cleared that up. Read More

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Stakes high for SP, BJP in third phase of polls

Stakes high for SP, BJP in third phase of polls

There were also reports of stone throwing on the vehicle of SP candidate of Jaswant Nagar seat Shivpal Singh Yadav, but police did not confirm it. Reports said that due to lack of development couple of villages have boycotted the polling in Hardoi, Maninpur and Sitapur districts besides, newly Wednesday couple, attired in their marriage dress voted in Barabanki, Kanpur ( Dehat) and Unnao districts during the polling. Read More

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3-year-old boy pulled from burning MA building dies

3-year-old boy pulled from burning MA building dies

Flames and thick, white smoke could be seen billowing from the building as firefighters battled the fire. During a press conference Friday morning, officials confirmed that the young child died as a result of the fire. "Despite their heroic efforts, the child did not survive". Another firefighter suffered a minor injury but was not hospitalized. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Read More

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Google Invents AI That Plays Piano With You

Google Invents AI That Plays Piano With You

However, it's still a fun way to practice piano if you're on your own. Technology can inspire people to be creative in new ways. Other times, it was nonsensical, jarring, or overly simple. As you play music to the computer, it compares what you're playing with what it's learned and responds with the best match in real time. Though it's definitely worth a try, we doubt if it'll make you a better music player. Read More

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Florida House attacks 'handouts' championed by Gov. Scott

Florida House attacks 'handouts' championed by Gov. Scott

The video also mentions that Visit Florida, the agency that promotes tourism, signed a $1 million deal to have rap star Pitbull tout the state in performances and videos . That followed similar announcements at three other locations around the Miami area, the terror attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando and a year that saw Matthew wreak havoc in parts of the state. Read More

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Kraft Heinz Co in talks to buy Europe's Unilever

Kraft Heinz Co in talks to buy Europe's Unilever

This would significantly expand and diversify Kraft Heinz's product assortment, which is now all food. For the Current Quarter, 12 analysts are projecting the mean EPS to be $1.05/share. Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is 1.53, the 50-day is 0.06 and the 20-day is -2.25. The rating firm issued a Neutral rating to this company in a research note released on Feb 16, 2017. Read More

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Microsoft drone simulator helps you prevent real-world crashes

The software is part of a research project from Microsoft called the Aerial Informatics and Robotics Platform , and it includes software that lets you write code to control drones and robots in a realistic simulator. Microsoft principal research software development engineer Shital Shah said: "If you really want to do this high-fidelity perception work, you have to render the scene in very realistic detail - you have sun shining in your eyes, water on the street". Read More

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Microsoft's Surface Book 2 Will Feature Price Hike Due To Brexit Fallout

Microsoft's Surface Book 2 Will Feature Price Hike Due To Brexit Fallout

Microsoft said it was adjusting the British pound prices of its hardware and software following the fall in the pound since the European Union referendum. And while at first glance some people might be tempted to believe that Microsoft accidentally leaked the Surface Pro 5, this is most likely just a typo in the file name, as it looks exactly like the Surface Pro 4 - check out the comparison below to see both models side by side. Read More

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Moody Civic Type-R stars at Geneva

Moody Civic Type-R stars at Geneva

Online reports say prototypes of the new Type R have been testing at the Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit and Honda may even be targeting the fastest lap record at the track for a front-wheel drive production auto. Having had a little poke around the cockpit of the prototype Type R at the LA Auto Show a year ago, it's looking like the production vehicle will feature three driving modes. Read More

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