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Tesla's New Semitruck Might Be Playing Catch-Up

Tesla's New Semitruck Might Be Playing Catch-Up

Then Tesla announced a new roadster , which Tesla says will go from zero to 60 in 1.9 seconds, has a top speed of 250 miles per hour and has a 620-mile range. Musk said that the age of traditional gas-guzzling cars was over. The retailer will pilot the Tesla Semi across both USA and Canada, the company says. Read More

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Vietnamese Firm Unlocked The IPhone X Face ID With A Mask

Vietnamese Firm Unlocked The IPhone X Face ID With A Mask

Bkav, however, claimed to have bypassed the Face ID technology using a mask that features both 2D and 3D components, including 3D printed plastic, a silicone nose, makeup and paper cutouts. If hackers succeed in fooling Face ID by using similar concepts, they would target billionaires, leaders of major corporations, and nation leaders rather than regular users. Read More

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Twitter to Suspend Verified-Profile Program After White Nationalist Backlash

Twitter to Suspend Verified-Profile Program After White Nationalist Backlash

In celebration of his newly verified status, Kessler tweeted "Looks like I FINALLY got verified by Twitter ". That's because Mr. Kessler is a well-known white supremacist who has used Twitter to spread his message and organize rallies like Unite the Right's march in Charlottesville , Va., where torch wielding protesters marched through the streets chanting racist rallying cries . Read More

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OnePlus 5T Will Stay Wired Like Most

OnePlus 5T Will Stay Wired Like Most

Taking to the company's forum , CEO Pete Lau has explained that while he believes wireless charging is an "exciting concept", it's not now as good as the company's wired Dash Charge . "All you need is the Dash Charge cable and adaptor to consistently power your device at a superior rate". However, in order to introduce wireless charging, the Cupertino-based company has launched the 2017 iPhones with glass chassis. Read More

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Facebook wants you to send in your nudes, to stop revenge porn

Facebook wants you to send in your nudes, to stop revenge porn

But it begs the question, how many people are going to send nude photos to the government, and what will a government and a multinational company do with this database of photos? My guess is that Facebook will tightly control who in the company can review and access submitted images, and that they will be blurred to protect people's privacy, before they are converted into "fingerprints" and then permanently wiped. Read More

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Ubisoft: PS5 and Next Xbox Are a Minimum

Ubisoft: PS5 and Next Xbox Are a Minimum "2 Years" Away

If you're a hardcore gamer willing to shell out $500 for the premium gaming experience, the Xbox One X will give that to you. Sarah Needleman from The Wall Street Journal tweeted about the news while posing an important question about the sales: Did Xbox One X buyers clean GameStop's massive supply, or did GameStop just not have enough consoles to sell? You didn't think Microsoft's console would be free of launch errors, did you? Auckland mum Tarls Murray was the first person in ... Read More

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New Overwatch Character Moira Announced, while Reinhardt Gets an Epic Animated Short

New Overwatch Character Moira Announced, while Reinhardt Gets an Epic Animated Short

The biggest of those is a brand new hero that's coming to the game in the near future: Moira. Today's new animated short is no different, giving fans perspective on what made Reinhardt who he is today. Finally, her ultimate ability is named Coalescence , and sees Moira combine both her healing and damage talents, channelling a long-range beam that bypasses all barriers and works with or against anybody it comes across. Read More

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Qualcomm sues Apple AGAIN in new row over chip code

These are but new chapters in a long series of unfortunate events. Apple's move comes amid a dispute over the iPhone maker's access to the San Diego-based company's proprietary technology, according to people familiar with the matter. Apple is being sued for breach of a contract that governs the use of software needed to make chips work with other parts of mobile phones and communicate with networks. Read More

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Apple shakes off worries about weak iPhone sales

Apple shakes off worries about weak iPhone sales

Apple on Thursday reported profits rose on the back of strong iPhone sales in the past quarter, with the United States tech giant set to begin selling its newest flagship handset seen as a key to its future. It competes with a range of revamped Echo speakers from Amazon.com Inc. and Google's Home devices. Instead of its usual method of sending a few products to tech reviewers and mostly letting the device speak for itself, Apple is taking a decidedly different approach with the iPhone ... Read More

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Sony Revives AI Project with AIBO

Sony Revives AI Project with AIBO

The new version (which Sony is marketing as " aibo " instead of the prior "AIBO") comes equipped with a powerful computer chip, OLED displays for eyes and the ability to connect to mobile networks. Owners can also sync " Aibo " with a smartphone application called "My Aibo ", which allows them to play with the robot dog remotely. Sony developed ultra-compact single- and dual-axis actuators that give Aibo "hundreds" of different movements and gestures, making it appear more dog-like. Read More

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IPhone X Screen Repair Will Cost Nearly $300

IPhone X Screen Repair Will Cost Nearly $300

The iPhone X, pronounced "ten" as in the Roman numeral, is Apple's 10th-anniversary smartphone. Preorders opened at 3:01 a.m. EST for those devoted to having the new equipment in their hands first. GBH Insights analysis showed that an estimated 350 million iPhone users are up for an upgrade or will be eligible within the next year, and Ives thinks that most of these users will want to spring for the X. Read More

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Microsoft Cloud Push Gains Ground on Azure, Office 365

Microsoft Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as demand for its cloud computing services for companies rose and its personal computer software business stabilized. In advertising, Microsoft reported a 15 percent revenue increase - excluding traffic acquisition costs - which the report says is driven by higher revenue per search and search volume. Read More

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Destiny 2 to go down for 4 hours from 5pm

Destiny 2 to go down for 4 hours from 5pm

They can also try out the Nightfall Strike's Prestige and normal modes on that day. Raid Keys, for those that might not be familiar or are waiting for PC, drop at the end of each minor raid encounter (Pools, Gardens, Gauntlet) and offer access to a random chest within the Underbelly of the Leviathan . Read More

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Curtis Anderson seals England's penalty win over Japan

Curtis Anderson seals England's penalty win over Japan

It went nearly as it was planned but one thing which lacked was we failed to score". "Part of our work with the teams is to work on and develop all parts of global football", Cooper said. "I can not pick one team at the moment", he signed off. "We've played in front of some unbelievable attendances which has been a real benefiting factor for the players because they're still quite young so to get an early experience of playing in front of crowds like that will serve them well in the long-term. Read More

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Facebook has bought tbh app focuses on the US Teens

The app lets people anonymously answer kind-hearted multiple-choice questions about friends who then receives the poll results as compliments. Each question is review by the tbh team before the user can send it out. However, the current decade is about fulfilling emotional needs of people. Perhaps most clearly, TBH is yet another channel where Facebook can command the time and attention of young people. Read More

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Facebook enables ordering food deliveries from platform

To use the feature, you can either go to a restaurant's Facebook page and click "Start Order" or click the "Order Food" option in the homepage Explore menu and peruse what's available to you. The social network has been busy ripping features from other popular apps and services recently. The food ordering feature appears to be a continuation of this policy. Read More

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Sensex cuts initial gains, up 100 points in late morning

Sensex cuts initial gains, up 100 points in late morning

At 10.30 AM: Sensex was up by over 181 points or 0.56% at 32,614.58 while the wider Nifty was up by over 59 points or 0.58% at 10,226.85. The BSE Sensex after scaling an all-time high of 32,687.32 points at the outset, finally ended 200.95 points to end at a new peak of 32,633.64, breaching its previous record of 32,575.17 hit on August 1 and also broke its intra-day record of 32,686.48 reached on August 2. Read More

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Tesla Recalls SUVs For Seat Issue

The Model offered for sale globally is a problem that prevents rear seats of X from locking properly, and that problem will leave passengers vulnerable at a possible accident. The problem , which was discovered in internal testing, involves incorrectly adjusted seat cables. Tesla has had larger, more important recalls in the past, with some to do with seatbelt defects, and they've affected far larger numbers, too. Read More

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Smart Light Bulb Owners Turn To Amazon Echo, Google Home

Smart Light Bulb Owners Turn To Amazon Echo, Google Home

Inc.is willing to team up with competitors Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc.'s Google if it would help improve customers' experience with its Alexa voice-activated virtual assistant , an executive working on the platform said. Then access Account Heading and finally, Your Voice. According to the company, 10 given phrases have to be repeated for training the assistant to recognize a particular voice. Read More

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11-year-old girl's adoption comes true; video goes viral

11-year-old girl's adoption comes true; video goes viral

She said she's spent the last two years wishing that a judge would allow her foster parents to become her forever parents. "We just loved them so much", Jennifer Fisher said. "She was just so anxious and didn't want her to wait any longer, so that's where I got to play a small part". "I grabbed her shoulders and said, 'Have you heard the news baby?" Tannah had her own message. Read More

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