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Audi and Nvidia to introduce AI auto by 2020
- January 07, 2017

But while NVIDIA's GeForce Now for PC shares the same name as the cloud gaming service NVIDIA offers its Shield users, Engadget notes that the service is more of a server rental program than a game subscription service. Gamers will also have the ability to purchase Steam titles in GeForce Now, but that feature was not shown. This means that you need to purchase the games on these platforms, or alreadyown them, to stream them using GeForce Now. (more...)
Guru Gobind Singh's 350th anniversary: Narendra Modi, Yogendra Yadav pay tribute Guru Gobind Singh's 350th anniversary: Narendra Modi, Yogendra Yadav pay tribute
- January 06, 2017

Kejriwal's Patna visit during "Prakash Parv" assumed significance as his party is eyeing to do well in Punjab Assembly election to be held on 4 February. Guru Gobind Singh ji's entire life was devoted to serving people and fighting for values of truth, justice and compassion. Let us all celebrate janam divas, Prakash Utsav divas of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Happy Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti.! He sacrificed his entire life at the altar of safeguarding the rights of underprivileged and ... (more...)
CES 2017: HTC's Netflix for virtual reality CES 2017: HTC's Netflix for virtual reality
- January 06, 2017

The company has also introduced the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap with adjustable headphones for isolated, comfortable gameplay. HTC also had a number of peripherals shown at CES 2017, as reported by Gizmodo . The accessories are HTC's answer to other VR rivals that have developed new ways to improve the overall VR experience. Those who are interested in the device can also check out HTC's booth at CES 2017. (more...)
Intel, Mobileye, BMW Unite To Jump-Start Self-Driving Cars Intel, Mobileye, BMW Unite To Jump-Start Self-Driving Cars
- January 05, 2017

BMW, Intel , and Mobileye teamed up in July to "create an open platform for the next generation of cars", with an eye on providing fully automated driving solutions by 2021. Under the structure of the partnership, BMW is responsible for driving control and dynamics, safety evaluation, component integration, production of prototypes and, eventually, scaling the platform via deployment partners. (more...)
Eurozone inflation surges to 1.1% in December Eurozone inflation surges to 1.1% in December
- January 05, 2017

The strong results of inflation gave conservatives more scope to argue for slowing down the bond-buying program. France and Spain also showed inflation advancing in data released Tuesday, the same day as Germany, but analysts warned that an overall European Union is still far off. (more...)
Stargazers get clearest glimpse of planet in the night sky Stargazers get clearest glimpse of planet in the night sky
- January 04, 2017

According to Beckstrom Observatory, the distance between Venus and Mars gets smaller this month, with Venus reaching its peak height above the horizon. Its surface is extremely dry because water evaporated very quickly during its evolution due to the hot ultraviolet rays form the sun, keeping it in a prolonged molten state. (more...)
Body found in search for missing 6-year-old Colorado boy Body found in search for missing 6-year-old Colorado boy
- January 04, 2017

Chris Amsler, Aurora police spokesman. Metz said it will take some time to produce a positive identification. McCoy said the FBI had joined the investigation because of the increased resources the bureau can provide. The Aurora Police Department held a press conference Sunday afternoon to offer the media and the public details regarding David's disappearance. Investigators have been speaking with all known sex offenders in the area during their search for Puckett, according to the ... (more...)
AZ twin boys born minutes apart; one in 2016, one in 2017 AZ twin boys born minutes apart; one in 2016, one in 2017
- January 03, 2017

December 31, 2016, while his twin brother Everett made his appearance at 12:01 on January 1, 2017, according to CNN reports . According to the hospital reports, Sawyer upon his birth had weighed about 5 pounds and 5 ounces, whilst Everett had weighed 4 pounds and 8 ounces. (more...)
Coolpad to step up premium smartphone play Coolpad to step up premium smartphone play
- December 30, 2016

We will be sharing photo samples shot using Cool 1 Dual in our detailed review, but we can easily say that the camera is better than what we saw in the Le 2. For those wondering what "LeEco inside" in the logo means, the UI has basically been developed by them. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Coolpad's EUI 5.6 on top of it. (more...)
Nintendo Switch New Devkits Are More Powerful Than Older Ones, Insider Reveals
- December 30, 2016

Dale says that the upcoming video game in the popular franchise is destined to be available in the Nintendo Switch at the same time as the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 versions of the game. Maybe Nintendo will find a way make a battery pack work. Nintendo formally announced the Switch a few months ago, and the reveal was nearly everything the rumors had suggested. (more...)
Ford to triple size of autonomous test fleet Ford to triple size of autonomous test fleet
- December 29, 2016

From the outside, the most noticeable feature is the sleeker profile, which features navigation cameras that are built into luggage-rack-style rails on top and 360-degree lidar sensors that are mounted onto the car's front pillars. The auto is a firm leap toward the company's goal of developing a fully-autonomous - defined as an Society of Engineers level-4 - vehicle, which doesn't require a driver to take the reins of the auto. (more...)
Debbie Reynolds: Daughter Carrie Fisher is 'stable' Debbie Reynolds: Daughter Carrie Fisher is 'stable'
- December 26, 2016

Abrams' Bad Robot on February 19, 2015 in Santa Monica, California. "If there is a change in her condition we will share it", she wrote on Twitter . Two parents in Wales, Christopher Tapsell and wife Angela, reportedly even named their baby daughter, born on December 25, after Fisher's iconic Star Wars character, Leia, in a tribute to the actress. (more...)
Aaron Rodgers off to torrid start with two brilliant TDs against Vikings Aaron Rodgers off to torrid start with two brilliant TDs against Vikings
- December 25, 2016

A juke near the end zone caused a Vikings defender to go flailing, and Rodgers scored untouched. Meanwhile, the Packers (9-6) are assured of playing at Detroit (9-5) on January 1 in a game that will decide the NFC North. Rodgers and the Packers offense are proving to be even more hard to stop as the playoffs approach, though. Nearly out of necessity brought on by injuries to Eddie Lacy, James Starks and Don Jackson, the Packers shifted Ty Montgomery from receiver to starting running back. (more...)
Uber Gets Kicked Out Of California Moves To Arizona
- December 24, 2016

Uber pulled its self-driving Volvos off the roads in San Francisco on Wednesday, a week after they began picking up passengers, as the Department of Motor Vehicles revoked the cars' registrations. On Thursday, Uber announced that it was shipping the self-driving cars to Arizona after they were banned from California roads over safety concerns. (more...)
There's a New Coral Reef Fish Named After President Barack Obama There's a New Coral Reef Fish Named After President Barack Obama
- December 24, 2016

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) organized an expedition to the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, situated in the remote northwest region of the Hawaiian Islands. Sure, presidents get bridges and libraries and highways named after them - but how many get an animal named in their honor? Obama expanded the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument on August 26 after Sen. (more...)
Cleveland's Kyrie Irving drops a career-high 13 assists in Wednesday's win
- December 23, 2016

He was forced to wait a little longer than his former teammates, but Matthew Dellavedova has his hands on an National Basketball Association championship ring. He's missed five games this season due to injuries, and given the location of this latest setback could be in line to watch more Cavs time from the bench. (more...)
Packers Wednesday Practice Report: Minnesota's Peterson still wants to play
- December 23, 2016

Coach Mike Zimmer said Peterson was "probably not quite" 100 percent on Sunday, and Peterson played only 12 plays in the game - his first since September 18. "So, we'll see as we continue to move forward". Xavier Rhodes has been one of the most impactful players at cornerback this season, and that was recognized when fans, players and coaches selected him to his first Pro Bowl. (more...)
Maine Electoral College delegates split votes Maine Electoral College delegates split votes
- December 22, 2016

Afterwards, Abdurrahman's had nearly no comment, only that "I'll just say that I don't believe that the constitution fits with the law", in explaining he does not like the law requiring electors to vote a certain way, nor that it requires alternates to ensure it happens. (more...)
OurMine hackers take over Netflix's Twitter account
- December 22, 2016

Notorious hacker group OurMine hacked into Netflix's official US Twitter handle. In response to the crisis, Netflix's customer service Twitter account tweeted: "We're aware of the situation and are working to get it resolved". Twitter accounts of Randi Zuckerberg (Mark's sister), Daniel Ek (Spotify founder), Werner Vogels (Amazon's CTO), and Hollywood actor Channing Tatum were also hacked by the prolific hacking group. (more...)
Pregnancy changes female brain for two years, study says Pregnancy changes female brain for two years, study says
- December 21, 2016

For the first time , scientists have found evidence of specific and long-lasting changes in the brains of pregnant women. Pregnancy can produce increased sizes of several brain structures and modifications in areas related to social cognition associated with the loss of gray matter, the study shows. (more...)
ULA set for weekend launch in Florida ULA set for weekend launch in Florida
- December 20, 2016

The multi-spot beam Ka-band satellite, based on the SSL 1300 platform, will be stationed at 97.1 degrees West longitude, the United Launch Alliance said. ULA's next launch is the Atlas V SBIRS GEO-3 satellite for the U.S. Air Force. If successful, it will wrap up 12 launches for ULA this year, and 115 for the company since it was formed almost a decade ago. (more...)
Super Mario Run has been downloaded 37 million times Super Mario Run has been downloaded 37 million times
- December 20, 2016

Expectations were high on the game after the recent success of Pokemon GO, but Super Mario Run's "high" price does not compare to a free to play game with small, optional microtransactions. Surprisingly, there's no quick way to share your Kingdoms with friends on social networks outside of taking a screenshot. It's $10 to unlock 24 total courses. (more...)
Blake Griffin Having Knee Surgery, Will Miss 3-6 Weeks
- December 20, 2016

The Vertical's Shams Charania reports that Griffin will undergo minor surgery in the coming days. Griffin has played well for the Clippers since sitting out December 10 against New Orleans because of right knee soreness. Griffin appeared in just 35 games last season dealing with quad and hand injuries, and missed the final two games of the first-round series between the Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers. (more...)
Sasikala versus Sasikala: Twist in AIADMK saga Sasikala versus Sasikala: Twist in AIADMK saga
- December 17, 2016

But a few months later, Sasikala was reinstated at Poes Garden and the reason behind this is still a mystery. ".there are no differences in the party and there areunanimous voices that Chinnamma is the conscience of Amma, much like she (Jayalalithaa) was the conscience of (AIADMKfounder) MG Ramachandran", he said. (more...)
Ratan Tata won't step down as Tata Trusts chairman Ratan Tata won't step down as Tata Trusts chairman
- December 17, 2016

As per the sources, the selection process might be completed by the middle of 2017. Tata Sons' statement clarified that while it was true, the external consultant would collate a process which will enable "an ordered and smooth transition of leadership, " when the appropriate time arrives. (more...)
'DuckTales' 2017 Theme Song Released, New Cast Revealed! 'DuckTales' 2017 Theme Song Released, New Cast Revealed!
- December 17, 2016

The trio of mischievous nephews will be voiced by Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan. The main cast is rounded out with Toks Olagundoye as Mrs. Originally aired in 1987, " DuckTales " followed Scrooge and co on a slew of treasure-hunting adventures. Annie Award nominee Matt Youngberg (" Ben 10: Omniverse ") is executive producer. (more...)
Verizon: Never Mind, We're Bricking Everyone's Galaxy Note 7 Too Verizon: Never Mind, We're Bricking Everyone's Galaxy Note 7 Too
- December 17, 2016

An image shared with The Verge shows an alert sent out to a Note 7 owner in the U.S. stating that their phone will no longer charge as of December 15; a statement provided to The Next Web says December 19 ( Ed's Note: 12/15 is for Europe; 12/19 for the US ). (more...)
Twitter adds ability to broadcast live videos from app
- December 15, 2016

During the broadcast, viewers who see your broadcast on their timelines can tap in, comment, and send hearts. When you're ready, you hit "Go Live" so people can start watching you. If this sounds rather familiar, it's because it's a feature copied from Facebook - and something that is already offered by Twitter-owned Periscope . (more...)
Have travel plans? Prepare for cold rain and snow Have travel plans? Prepare for cold rain and snow
- December 14, 2016

In the Northeast, "the cold weather will be more significant as we get into Thursday ", weather service meteorologist Brian Hurley said. Tuesday: Patchy freezing fog before 10 a.m. Futurecast Light snow around midnight becoming steadier and heavier later on. It is going to be hard to escape at least a period of frozen precipitation late Friday night into Saturday morning. (more...)
Kim Kardashian Returns To The Spotlight In LOVE Magazine's Sultry Advent Calendar
- December 13, 2016

There is hope, though, as she has returned to our screens in the best possible way: as part of LOVE Magazine's advent calendar . The closing words chosen for the end of video are "Peace on Earth" that are believed to be linked to her unfortunate robbery experience from October at her Parisian apartment. (more...)
Go Download Your New iOS Emoji Right Now
- December 13, 2016

The iOS 10.2 update is available for the following devices: iPhone 5 and later, iPad 4th generation and later and iPod touch 6th generation and later. " More diverse characters, new professions, expressions like face palm, shrug and fingers crossed, and new emoji representing sports, food, animals and more , can be shared today right from within Messages, the most frequently used app in iOS", Apple said in a statement. (more...)
Cyclone Vardah: Chennai Suburban Railway Network to remain suspended till further notice
- December 13, 2016

The Coast Guard has kept four ships and six patrol vessels on standby at Visakhapatnam, Chennai and Karaikal to take up rescue and relief works. In Sullurpeta mandal in Nellore district, 30 persons were shifted to a relief camp this morning. (more...)
Kashima Antlers coach Masatada Ishii knew chances would come against Mamelodi Sundowns Kashima Antlers coach Masatada Ishii knew chances would come against Mamelodi Sundowns
- December 12, 2016

Kashima is making its Club World Cup debut and with so little time to prepare, Ishii said he sought advice from Sanfrecce Hiroshima coach Hajime Moriyasu, who guided his team to a third-place finish in last year's tournament. "There might be fatigue but I can feel the excitement heightening". "We are keeping our heads high and if we give the best performance we can, then you never know". (more...)
USGS: 6.5 magnitude quake in ocean off California coast
- December 12, 2016

An quake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 rattled off the Northern California coast on Thursday morning, a jolt that did not trigger a tsunami warning. She compared the experience to being "like you were on a boat". In Eureka, which is less than 20 miles (32 km) north of Ferndale, Twitter user Wanda Cloud reported that she felt a "jolt". (more...)
Feathered dinosaur tail fragment trapped in amber amazes scientists Feathered dinosaur tail fragment trapped in amber amazes scientists
- December 11, 2016

After analyzing the delicate tail, Xing and his colleagues in China, the United Kingdom and Canada now have an idea of what type of dinosaur it is, and of the evolutionary clues it holds. Or did feathers start out floppy and fluffy, with barbs and barbules, and develop the strong central shaft later? "That's what it makes it so spectacular", says McKellar. (more...)