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OnePlus 5T gets a launch date, same as the OnePlus 3T

Besides the live launch event that appears to be scheduled for November 16th, sales of the device should commence in November as well although the actual date has been concealed. Recently, the phone's specs and price was listed online and now some leaked hands-on images give us another look at what the smartphone could look like. Read More »

Sony to Announce Seven Brand New Games at Paris Games Week


At the upcoming Paris Games Week event, Sony will be unveiling 7 new games for the PS4, and at least a few of them are very likely to be PSVR titles. 2017 is on its way out and the weather is getting colder for those of us in the northern hemisphere, but PlayStation is just getting warmed up. Read More »

India Becomes Second-Largest Smartphone Market: Canalys

Given the enormous potential of the Indian market, Xiaomi seems to be eager to capitalize on it; it remains to be seen if the company's efforts are going to be enough to help it grab a bigger pie of the market share. Tarun Pathak, associate director (mobile device and ecosystem) of Counterpoint Research, said that the credit for the success of the Xiaomi brand in India can be given to the fact that the mid-segment segment (around Rs 10,000) started. Read More »

Delphi buys self-driving startup NuTonomy for $450M


Cambridge, Massachusetts-based nuTonomy was founded in 2013 to create software-based solutions for self-driving vehicles and autonomous robots that OEM's can use to automate transportation solutions. "Within Delphi we can focus on building technology". DeVos was cagey on specifics about domestic, large-scale deployments of self-driving cars. By the end of the year, Delphi says it'll have 60 autonomous cars testing in cities across three continents. Read More »

IV Sasi, director of Chiru's Kaali, passes away


He is someone who rewrote the norms of Malayalam cinema, and he was adept at giving a unique edge to his characters in cinema. His debut feature film as a director was Utsavam which released in 1975 and starred Srividya, Sankaradi, Raghavan and Sukumaran in lead roles. Read More »

Microsoft Has Finally Killed the Kinect Xbox Sensor

Although Microsoft will continue to support Kinect on Xbox, the company will stop selling it once existing stocks have been sold out at retailers. Kinect units now out in the wild are the last ones folks can buy. Manufacturing for Kinect for Xbox One has ended but it is not the end of the journey for the technology. Read More »

Shin Megami Tensei V announced for Nintendo Switch


Afterwards, the students find themselves surrounded by demons in a wasteland before being seemingly devoured by them. Apart from Shin Megami Tensei V , there are also more cool titles coming to the Nintendo Switch . While 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the series, it was nearly impossible that Atlus wouldn't release a new Shin Megami Tensei title for Nintendo's new console. Read More »

Essential Phone gets a price-cut, will now retail at $499

Despite sporting an interesting design, edge-to-edge display, and having introduced the screen "notch" well ahead of Apple's iPhone X , the Essential Phone hasn't really taken the United States market by storm, with some suggesting that the attention the phone initially got was down to Rubin's involvement as a pioneer of Android , rather than the handset's credentials. Read More »

Backwards-compatible original Xbox games appear online


How soon? How's tomorrow... But it appears to be on the cusp of readiness, as people can buy classic title's like Bioware's Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic , Prince of Persia , and Ninja Gaiden Black , from $9.99/£7.50. Online multiplayer is not supported, however, as servers for original Xbox games were shut down years ago. There will also be no Achievements for Original Xbox games because this functionality was also not originally available. Read More »

General Motors Company (GM) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday


The stock decreased 1.02% or $0.12 on October 20, reaching $12.1. About 844 shares traded. Pinnacle Foods Inc (NYSE:PF) has risen 41.67% since October 21, 2016 and is uptrending. Cna Fincl reported 0.5% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). The stock has "Sector Perform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 22. As per Tuesday, August 9, the company rating was initiated by Jefferies. Read More »

Verizon Communications' (NYSE:VZ) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at KeyCorp


Several analysts recently commented on VZ shares. The stock had declined almost 9 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor's 500 index has risen 14 percent. Richard Bernstein Advsrs Limited Com accumulated 66,728 shares or 0.23% of the stock. City Holdings Communications reported 1.14% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. Read More »

Pokemon GO starts Gen 3 release with the spookiest Pokemon first


These candy rewards from catching, hatching, and transferring Pokemons will be doubled, and your buddy will find Candy twice as fast during the Halloween celebration. It turns out the dataminers were right, as Niantic has officially announced this month's Pokemon GO Halloween event. While hunting Pokemon , players can also use your Pokémon Go AR camera to capture festive photos and share them on social media using #PokemonGOHalloween. Read More »

"Security concerns" lead to LTE service shutdown on Chinese Apple Watches


The problem with the Apple Watch is that it uses an eSIM, which is a small embedded SIM card placed inside the timepiece by Apple . Though the cellular-enabled Apple Watch 3 was available for a few days with a single carrier, China Unicom, new cellular subscriptions haven't been allowed in the country since late September 28, according to the Wall Street Journal . Read More »

Uranus and the Orionid shower liven up the sky


This dependable shower can produce an average of 20-25 meteors per hour. The Orionids are made up of remnants from Haley's Comet - considered the universe's most famous comet. What makes the Orionids so special is where they come from. Keep your eyes to the sky this weekend: You'll be able to see one of the year's best space shows - the peak of the Orionid meteor shower. Read More »

Moto X4 Is Now An Amazon Prime Exclusive


Back in February, Motorola announced a Moto Mod that brings Alexa to the Moto Z phones, and to point out the obvious, it's the Moto Smart Speaker. The Moto Mod is heading only to the United States and other markets that have official Alexa support, or in other words, availability is pretty much limited. Read More »

Lego sets release date for Women of NASA sets


Johnson helped to calculate and verify launch and landing trajectories for the Mercy and Apollo programs, featured in the film Hidden Figures . The set will also include Sally Ride , Nancy Grace Roman and Margaret Hamilton , all key figures in the NASA program. Read More »

Micromax Bharat-1 4G Phone Takes On The Jio Phone


With this, both the companies are targeting at the 500 million plus population that yet to be connected to the internet. The Micromax and BSNL collaborations will offer users with the low-priced data that means enjoying the unlimited call and internet services at an affordable price of Rs 97/- every month. Read More »

Qualcomm is attempting to get the iPhone banned in China

Qualcomm has launched a new lawsuit against Apple , asking a Chinese court to block the sale and manufacturing of iPhones within the country, according to Bloomberg . Currently, the firm is attempting to get a ban on Intel-powered iPhones in the USA, claiming that iPhones using Intel's 4G wireless chips are effectively using six Qualcomm patents "unfairly" and "unlawfully". Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 Lite Smartphone Gets Official


In that news article, we also mentioned about the Mate 10 Pro and Mate 10 Porsche Design rumours. Or would you prefer to wait for the Mate 10 Pro's arrival? Over time, it will keep learning things with more and more usage. There's also an 8-megapixel selfie shooter. The dual-SIM supporting handset has a hybrid SIM slot so users can expand the inbuilt storage with a microSD card as well. Read More »

Microsoft Surface Book 2: United Kingdom price, release date, specs, and features

The Surface Book 2 sports 8th-generation Intel processors, compared to the MacBook Pro's 7th-gen processors. Microsoft today unveiled a new Surface Book 2 that the company says is " twice as powerful as the new MacBook Pro". In addition, there are 2x USB Type A 3.1 USB ports, full-size SDXC card reader, headphone jack and Surface Connect port. But particularly with the 13-inch Surface Book 2 , it does look like Microsoft has packed in significantly more powerful chips than Apple . Read More »

Confirmed: Tesla Did Fire 400 Employees Within The Past Week

The San Jose Mercury News interviewed multiple former and current Tesla employees, who estimated 400 to 700 workers lost their jobs. According to that report, workers were not given advance notice of the decision. The dismissal of union supporters would be illegal and would undoubtedly draw unfair labor practices complaints from the UAW. The company said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on October 2 that "a handful" of its "manufacturing subsystems" have "taken longer to ... Read More »

All WiFi users open to malware attack through WPA2 glitch

It's not specific to any specific piece of hardware or device-it's a flaw in the WPA2 standard itself. But Dr Steven J Murdoch, a security research fellow at UCL, told Sky News: "Many manufacturers do not fix vulnerabilities in their products which they are not actively marketing". Read More »

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Receives "Equal Weight" Rating from Barclays PLC


The stock decreased 0.54% or $0.14 on October 13, reaching $25.78. Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has risen 7.60% since October 15, 2016 and is uptrending. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 30 by M Partners. The rating was maintained by Benchmark with "Buy" on Friday, May 6. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating, twenty-four have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. Read More »

Refining, petrochemicals margins lift RIL profit by 7%


In April-June quarter, Idea posted loss of Rs 815.9 crore while RCom posted loss of Rs 1,210 crore. Total revenue was up 23.9 per cent to Rs 1,01,169 crore. RIL's Q2FY18 consolidated revenues, including that of Jio, increased 24% to Rs 1 lakh crore. Meanwhile, the group's telecom services business Reliance Jio reported a loss of 2.71 billion rupees for the September-ended quarter. Read More »

Another Titan Enters the Food Delivery Game: Facebook


Select start order. If the restaurant offers takeout or delivery with multiple services, you can select which one you'd like to use. A year back, the company said its U.S. On the other hand the shares of the food delivery service GrubHub Inc went down by nearly 3 per cent. Facebook has developed a better relationship with businesses that specialize in food ordering for a period. Read More »

Ivory Coast: Cargo plane crashes into sea near Abidjan


The turboprop plane that had been carrying ten people had reportedly been trying to land when it crashed, killing four people and leaving six others injured. Lt. Villain did not give his full name, citing French protocol. The witnesses said they saw at least four bodies, but officials couldn't yet confirm it. Read More »