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Peugeot boss wants to 'unleash Vauxhall potential'

Peugeot boss wants to 'unleash Vauxhall potential'

General Motors has agreed to sell two loss-making vehicle brands to a French manufacturer, a deal announced Monday that valued the businesses at $2.3 billion. The two companies announced they were in discussions about a takeover in the middle of February. Part of the strategy is to use Opel as the group's "German" vehicle brand outside Europe. Read More

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The Key Figures To Watch From Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) Earnings

The Key Figures To Watch From Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) Earnings

They now have a Dollars 47 price target on the stock. Macquarie reissued an "outperform" rating and set a $46.00 price target on shares of Activision Blizzard in a research report on Friday, November 4th. Moreover, Zacconi Riccardo, Chief Executive Officer, King sold 2,832 shares of the stock in a reserved transaction that ensued on 2/21/2017. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.21 earnings per share. Read More

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Path Finder Update coming soon to No Man's Sky

Path Finder Update coming soon to No Man's Sky

Details are scarce for the moment, but we know the update will at least add a new vehicle created to "aid home planet exploration". They then teased that the Path Finder Update "is the next step in our journey". Whether or not the influx of content updates is enough to win over and tempt people to purchase the game remains to be seen. No other details were given, though we won't have to wait long to find out what else is in the update, as Hello Games said it will be distributed later this ... Read More

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Bentley boss lifts the lid on new electric sports vehicle

Bentley boss lifts the lid on new electric sports vehicle

That's what Bentley is testing the waters about at the Geneva Motor Show 2017 this week, bringing out the Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e concept to gage the potential reception for an all-electric grand tourer. Both the Bentley and the Porsche should also feature the most advanced fast-charge systems, meaning the batteries can be boosted to 80 per cent capacity in a quarter of an hour. Read More

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Corruption in Asia Pacific: what 20000+ people told us

Corruption in Asia Pacific: what 20000+ people told us

Based on the bribery rates for each country/territory and its adult population size, this is equivalent to over 900 million people across the 16 places surveyed . Ugaz further added that "without proper law enforcement corruption thrives". Regarding the perception of corruption by institutions, the report shows that 76% think police is corrupt; 62% say this about tax officials, 59% say this about government officials; 54% think members of the parliament are corrupt; 52% have this view about ... Read More

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Visual Studio 2017 is Now Available

Visual Studio 2017 is Now Available

Microsoft this morning released Visual Studio 2017 , the latest version of its integrated development environment - continuing its expansion beyond traditional Windows software with updated features for making cloud and mobile apps on Mac, Linux and other operating systems. Read More

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Geneva Motor Show- Tata Motors to reveal Futuro today

Geneva Motor Show- Tata Motors to reveal Futuro today

Tata Motors has unveiled the upcoming Tata Tigor sub-compact sedan at 87 Geneva International Motor Show which is scheduled to launch in India on 29 of this month. Launching the concept in two variants - the Racemo and the Racemo Plus, Tata Motors CEO and managing director Guenter Butschek said: " Racemo is the first innovation from TAMO, and will drive the future of India's connected generation". Read More

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GoPro Stock Falls on Goldman Downgrade

On Wednesday, December 7th, Anthony John Bates sold 23,598 shares of GoPro stock. On Tuesday, December 6th, Anthony John Bates sold 7,434 shares of GoPro stock. If you are viewing this piece of content on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of USA & global copyright laws. Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Read More

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You Can Now Pay For Goods With Your iPhone

You Can Now Pay For Goods With Your iPhone

You can also use Apple Pay in Safari on any Mac introduced in or after 2012 running macOS Sierra and confirm the payment with iPhone 6 or later or Apple Watch, or with Touch ID on the new MacBook Pro. There is no additional charge to using the phone as a payment method. The introduction of Apple Pay is expected to further accelerate the trend. It looks like Apple users will now be able to pay by cash, card... Read More

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Lamborghini Huracan Performante revealed in Geneva

Lamborghini Huracan Performante revealed in Geneva

The Huracan Performante set a new production vehicle lap record at the Green Hell on October 5, 2016, the company claimed. The use of lightweight components has helped Lamborghini to bring down the weight of the auto by 40 kg. The flaps can open for greater cooling and more downforce but close when extra cooling isn't need to reduce drag. This helps to provide a 0-100km/h time of just 2.9 seconds, with 0-200km/h coming up in 8.9 seconds. Read More

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Netflix Partners With Airtel & Videocon to Bring Content Through Set-Top-Boxes!

Netflix Partners With Airtel & Videocon to Bring Content Through Set-Top-Boxes!

Netflix entered the competitive Indian market nearly a year before Amazon Prime Video did, but it stepped on the accelerator after the latter launched in December 2016. The content has doubled over the last year and we expect it to double next year. "So we're launching partnerships today with Airtel, Videocon, Vodafone and we'll have more of these around the world", said Hastings. Read More

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This incredibly cheap house was 3D printed in just 24 hours

This incredibly cheap house was 3D printed in just 24 hours

The San Francisco-based company has created the technology that allows the printing of 3D concrete walls in less than 24 hours. The home's basic interior includes a compact kitchen, a living room, bathroom and a small hallway. That's why the construction process needs to become fast, efficient, and high-quality as well. Depending on how much further the technology can be developed and perfected, the option to custom-create and build tiny homes in the United States isn't a farfetched ... Read More

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Amazon acquires Thinkbox to bolster AWS offerings

Amazon acquires Thinkbox to bolster AWS offerings

And as for the fact that Thinkbox already offers solutions for on-premises architectures, that's interesting, too: while the number of businesses working in all-cloud environments is growing, there are also a number using hybrid deployments, and so Thinkbox's dual approach could be useful for AWS to address that need for flexibility. Read More

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Meet Sedric, the self-driving Volkswagen concept from the future

Volkswagen has unveiled the Sedric concept that will be the group's first self-driving vehicle. It is the key to a completely new mobility experience. The accompanying press materials are an alphabet soup of buzzwords like "individual mobility", "sustainability", and "cross-brand ideas platform". Volkswagen group has unveiled a self-driving vehicle and it looks like a Giant Panda with distinct eyes and a cute smile. Read More

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Aston Martin and Red Bull's insane supercar borrows a name from

Aston Martin and Red Bull's insane supercar borrows a name from

Since it was announced, Aston Martin and Red Bull's hypercar has been referred to only by its project name, AM-RB 001. Cosworth is building a new V12 engine that will be coupled to a hybrid system for instant response. Now there's set to be another V vehicle, and it will be the quickest yet, with the British sports-car maker confirming that its forthcoming somewhere-beyond-hyper auto will be called the Aston Martin Valkyrie. Read More

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What's that lizard in today's Google Doodle?

What's that lizard in today's Google Doodle?

It uses 50 strains of bacteria in its saliva to poison its prey's blood. They can run up to 11 miles an hour and have replaceable teeth like the sharks. Along with the eponymous dragons, the park is home to a huge array of wildlife including spitting cobras, vipers, cockatoos, water buffallos and macaques. Read More

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Sushma Swaraj speaks to father of Sikh man shot in US

Sushma Swaraj speaks to father of Sikh man shot in US

Patel's death comes two days after President Donald Trump had said the nation condemned as "hate and evil" the killing of Srinivas Kuchibhotla the previous Wednesday in Olathe, Kansas. over the two killings of immigrants. "This disturbing crime is an outrage that goes against everything we stand for as a nation of immigrants", Bera said in a statement. Read More

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Google just confirmed the Google Pixel 2 for the first time

Google just confirmed the Google Pixel 2 for the first time

We have all the latest information for you about the changes that are now coming to Google and to the Android phones. "You can count on a successor this year, even if you don't hear a date from me now", he said. If we take a closer at Pixel's design, it's pretty obvious that the smartphone is an Android alternative of iPhone 6S. Google has not said yet whether or not something like that will be available to Android Messages. Read More

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Warhammer 40000: Dawn of War III Gets a Release Date

Warhammer 40000: Dawn of War III Gets a Release Date

And at the moment that's Sega. Dawn of War III is probably the most anticipated strategy game of 2017, and today we found out that it's less than two months away. "The whole team can't wait to bring back Dawn of War , bigger and better than ever". Its predecessor, Dawn of War II , was first released in 2009 and received expansion packs up until 2011, but fans of the series haven't had anything new to play since then. Read More

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Raw HDR capture mode for iOS and Android

Raw HDR capture mode for iOS and Android

However, not everyone can enjoy it. While in the past, users could capture an HDR JPEG on their phone, those images generally only used two shots and often failed to capture the full range of tonality in hard lighting scenarios. The outcome is a 16-bit floating point DNG file. But what Lightroom Mobile really comes with is the technology allowing it to use Adobe Camera Raw just as its desktop version does. Read More

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Nintendo kindly advises Switch owners not use their Joy-Cons near aquariums

The Switch is a gutsy attempt by Nintendo to reclaim its territory in both the home and portable markets. The Nintendo Switch rings in at $299.99 United States dollars, but is now sold-out at most retailers. In the days before the launch of the Nintendo Switch , several reviewers reported that they having issues with the left Joy-Con controller losing connection with the console. Read More

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Google says to "count on" a second-generation Pixel smartphone this year

I think the Google Pixel will be much easier to hold as compare to the Pixel XL. The next generation Pixel smartphones, reportedly called Pixel 2 are said to be premium smartphones as well. In the meantime, this year is going to see some pretty great smartphones get released , and that includes the Samsung Galaxy S8. We have all the latest information for you about the changes that are now coming to Google and to the Android phones. Read More

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Pre-orders for LG's G6 in Korea reaches 40000 in 4 days

Pre-orders for LG's G6 in Korea reaches 40000 in 4 days

The LG G6 has been available for pre-order in South Korea since last Thursday. Visitors at a mobile carrier LG Uplus shop in Seoul take a look at the G6, the latest smartphone from LG Electronics Inc., on March 2, 2017. The G6 comes with Google Assistant, which makes it the first non-Google phone to get the Assistant. According to sources, the LG G6 is priced at 899,800 won ($780) in South Korea. Read More

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