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GM Adds Ecommerce To The Dashboard

In explaining the reasoning behind the app, GM said people spend an average of 46 minutes driving per day and that "the daily commute is the only time not accessible in a consumers' day" for most retailers and brands. Starbucks isn't the only big-name company that will be featured in GM's Marketplace . Marketplace is an evolution of AtYourService, which used OnStar to provide drivers with information from merchants along their route. Read More »

Body of Neligh native found in Clay County

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They believe she was a victim of foul play. Authorities have recovered the body of a USA woman whose disappearance after a Tinder date last month triggered a massive search and freakish social media posts from two persons of interest in the tragic mystery. Read More »

Mario & Zelda games heading to the Nvidia Shield in China

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If these Wii games run at 1080p, a resolution the Wii didn't actually support, they'll be crisp running in the Switch's Handheld mode which only requires 720p output. And now New Super Mario Bros . Wii, and Punch-Out! . All three games were originally available for the Wii almost a decade ago at a measly 480p resolution. Read More »

Honor View 10 hands-on preview: Flagship killer killer?

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The phone will be sold locally in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Poland, Ukraine and Turkey, Russia, United States, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Iran, India, and Malaysia. Connectivity options in the smartphone include 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS, and sadly, it still has a micro USB port and not a USB Type-C port. Read More »

Lamborghini unvails the world's fastest SUV, begins delivery 2018

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Inspired by military-design, the vehicle was nicknamed the "Rambo Lambo", but the Urus takes on a much edgier, sleeker style more in vein of the company's sports cars. The rear has either a three-seat bench with Isofix points or an optional two-seat configuration. Therefore, Urus is definitely a family SUV. The first option features standard 12-way adjustable heated sports seats while the second one offers 18-way adjustable massage seats that are also heated and ventilated. Read More »

Facebook Launches 'Messenger Kids' For Under-13 Users

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For years, major tech firms such as Facebook complied with COPPA by not allowing those under 13 to have accounts. Facebook is launching a new version of its chat app targeting children under 13 with strict parental controls including contact approvals. Read More »

UC expert highlights what you need to know about net neutrality

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The Federal Communications Commission is on the verge of a historic vote to gut net neutrality rules and potentially ruin our internet. It seems that the public letter-writing trend is catching on, with 28 U.S. "50,000 #NetNeutrality consumer complaints vs. the @FCC majority's draft order that says no conduct rules are necessary", Clyburn tweeted Monday. Read More »

Is Elon Musk Launching his auto into Space? Likely

It will also be twice as powerful as the next largest rocket now in use in this country. Billionaire technology magnate Elon Musk plans to launch a Tesla Roadster to Mars next month with it blaring David Bowie on the stereo. The stronger force the Falcon Heavy will allow the company to perform missions beyond the low orbit area of Earth. While it would be marvelous to see SpaceX's heavy-lift rocket carry a Tesla to Mars next month, it may be best to limit our expectations. Read More »

Supermoon 2017: This weekend's moon is the biggest of the year

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The first (and last) "supermoon" of 2017 is on its way, finally giving eager moonwatchers a chance to catch the rare celestial spectacle up close and personal. The supermoon on November 14, 2016 was at a distance of 221,526 miles. However, if you watch a supermoon is when it's low, near the horizon, you can fully appreciate this rare moment in space and time. Read More »

Bungie pulls tonight's livestream to confront Destiny 2 criticism

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But relations between Bungie and the community were stretched to the breaking point by the recent discovery that Destiny 2 was misleading players about the amount of experience points they were earning - a tactic that many people interpreted as yet another way the game subtly pushes players to spend money on microtransactions. Read More »

Honor 7X will Start Selling in India from 7th December

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This is the replacement model Huawei Honor 6X , a very successful and quite affordable by the standards of Huawei, of course, so here you can count on a quite acceptable price tag. It runs on Android Nougat with layer of EMUI 5.1. The device comes in 32GB/64GB and 128GB storage variants, it also has support for expandable storage since its a hybrid dual Sim configuration. Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5 And Redmi 5 Plus Are Coming With MIUI 9

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This year, in particular, has been great for the Chinese startup with it moving to the top slot in India with 23.5 per cent of smartphone shipments which ties it with long-time market leader Samsung, according to IDC. Xiaomi's Desh Ka Smartphone has been revealed as the Redmi 5A all along, with the budget handset set to be Made in India for its local run. The 3GB variant costs Rs. Read More »

Apple countersues Qualcomm alleging battery patent infringement

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Earlier this year, Qualcomm accused Apple of infringing several patents related to enabling "high performance in a smartphone while extending battery life", and is attempting to get iPhones banned in the United States as a result. Apple claims in its suit that Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 and 820 processors - used in Samsung and Google phones - infringe Apple's patents. The filings were issued yesterday, shortly after Apple filed its own patent infringement lawsuit against Qualcomm. Read More »

HDMI 2.1 released, brings 10K and higher bandwidth support

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The key enhancements delivered by HDMI 2.1 include higher resolutions and refresh rates - for example 8K60 and 4K120, and resolutions up to 10K. Dynamic HDR formats are also supported, with bandwidth capability upped to 48Gbps. The HDMI Forum has put together the above handy chart showing the generational differences and advances between HDMI versions. However, it will be nice to have HDMI 2.1 available as an option in the not too distant future as well. Read More »

Samsung is reportedly testing Galaxy S9 with Android 8.0 Oreo

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Speculation regarding the timeline, which has arisen from multiple sources including the widely respected IT blogger Evan Blass, adds validity to earlier rumors of a ramped-up production schedule on Samsung's part, with the company aiming to undercut the popularity of Apple's iPhone X - which saw a later-than-usual release - by getting its new flagship phone to market early. Read More »

Google admits to having tracked location data of Android phone users

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Android phones have been collecting the location data of users even when Global Positioning System was turned off and there was no SIM card in the device. Location tracking enables Goole to determine, for example, whether an individual with an Android phone or with Google apps has visited a specific high street store. Read More »

New Aston Martin Vantage GTE Le Mans challenger launched

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Aston Martin has taken the covers off its new version of the Vantage sports vehicle. The shell generates significant downforce which again is a route Aston Martin has not previously pursued with its road cars. "This new product is going to make people fall in love with this auto". The Vantage also includes a new-to-Aston electronic rear differential, adaptive dampers and torque vectoring system to increase cornering capability. Read More »

Apple's HomePod reportedly pulled from holiday release, slated for 2018

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Apple gave reporters demonstrations of the HomePod in an audio room, showing it back-to-back against rivals like an earlier Sonos and the Amazon Echo, where it bested both of them in sound quality. In a statement, Apple suggested production issues are to blame. At that time, Apple said the smart speaker would go on sale by the end of 2017 for $349. Read More »

OnePlus 5T launched - here's how much it will cost in India

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OnePlus 5T price in India starts at Rs. 32,999 for the 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant. The first sale at 4.30PM that day will be reserved for the Prime subscribers of Amazon India. The OnePlus 5T lets you enable screen flash when using the front camera , which basically uses the display as a substitute for a front-facing flash. Read More »

Closest Temperate World Orbiting Quiet Star Discovered

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Scientists at the European Southern Observatory think " Ross 128 B" may be capable of sustaining life. Orbiting planets, while tiny, can gravitationally tug on a star, causing the star to shake in its orbit. A star's habitable zone is the region where liquid water can exist on a planet's surface. That plausibly puts it in the habitable zone, but scientists can't yet pin down its vital signs with certainty. Read More »

Essential offers up an Android Oreo beta for the Essential Phone

And this isn't a talk for just some months. Google's latest release may have been pushed out the door months ago, but that doesn't mean it's available for even a fraction of the devices now in the wild. Other versions of Android such as Jelly Bean, Ice Cream Sandwich and Gingerbread account for 7.2 percent market share in 2017. Google has been trying to tackle the crippling issue of Android fragmentation for years now, but the latest evidence seems to prove the firm's efforts are futile . Read More »

Vietnamese Company Claims $150 Mask Can Hack iPhone X Face ID

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In a clip posted to YouTube, a researcher at Bkav can be seen holding his iPhone X in front of the model of his face and successfully unlocking it. The mask was not created with a focus on realism. "This seems like an unlikely sequence of events". Bkav did say that attacks would likely be executed on high-profile targets: "FBI, CIA, country leaders, leaders of major corporations, etc. Read More »

Broadcom Could Raise Its Blockbuster Bid For Qualcomm

Tom Horton, the company's Presiding Director of Qualcomm, Inc ., also said that the uncertainty of the proposed acquisition also had something to do with the rejection. In an email, a Qualcomm spokesperson said the company "won't have any comment beyond this statement". A combination with Broadcom would not have propelled it past industry leaders Intel and Samsung. Read More »