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Technology Mainers wary of Amazon/Whole Foods deal
Author: 0 Mainers wary of Amazon/Whole Foods deal

I woke up, and I told my wife about it. "And she said, 'That's insane.'" Mackey said, drawing guffaws from employees at a town hall meeting on Friday. According to Deutsche Bank analyst Paul Trussell, "The Whole Foods Market acquisition represents a game changer with Costco's competitive moat in grocery under greater threat while its digital platform lags peers, putting membership renewal at risk for decline".

Technology Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE laps the 'Ring in 7:16.04
Author: 0 Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE laps the 'Ring in 7:16.04

Chevrolet's ZL1 1LE has slashed 13 seconds off the best time for a Camaro around Germany's famed Nurburging circuit. We already had an inkling the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE was fast, but could anyone count on this brutish piece of Detroit muscle to set a lap record around the Nürburgring? Want the fastest Camaro around Nurburgring in your garage? In the not-so-distant past, manufacturers could improve their cars' Nurburgring lap times by a few seconds per lap from one generation ...

Technology Cities: Skylines and Pillars of Eternity to hit consoles later this year
Author: 0 Cities: Skylines and Pillars of Eternity to hit consoles later this year

There was some sort of input lag as I played that prevented the game from recognising when I'd stopped moving the joystick, which sent my characters walking an extra 2-3 seconds after I'd told them to stop. It will be distributed at physical retail by 505 Games and more details will be shared by Paradox closer to the release of Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition .

Technology Who needs $200M when there are championships to be won?
Author: 0 Who needs $200M when there are championships to be won?

Even the Finals themselves felt inevitable with Golden State defeating Cleveland in five games . It's clear that head coach Steve Kerr's decision to bring on Durant, this year's MVP, this season was the flawless complement to the powerful skill-sets of Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson , Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala and their unrivalled bench.

Author: 0 IOS 11 Beta 2 Download Now Available To Install On iPhone, iPad

Here is a round-up of everything new that you'll likely notice on the latest developer preview of iOS 11. If you are registered as an Apple developer you can download any device ISPW here: https://developer.apple.com/devcenter/ios/index.action .

Technology Valve's Knuckles controllers could be handy for finger tracking in VR
Author: 0 Valve's Knuckles controllers could be handy for finger tracking in VR

Well, now a new controller called the Knuckles Cap Sense will allow a computer to recognize your fingers. While we'll obviously have to try the Knuckles controllers for ourselves before giving our impressions, the details here make it sound like a distinct step up from the current state-of-the-art in consumer virtual reality hand-tracking.

Technology Congress hears sinister tale of Russian Federation election meddling
Author: 0 Congress hears sinister tale of Russian Federation election meddling

In another Thursday tweet, Trump wrote, "If Russia was working so hard on the 2016 Election , it all took place during the Obama Admin". Acting Deputy Undersecretary for Cybersecurity and Communications for the National Protection and Programs Directorate within DHS Jeanette Manfra said all "system owners" had been notified if they were impacted, but in some cases that may not be state election officials.

Technology Turkey, Saudi Arabia to try to reduce tensions over Qatar on call
Author: 0 Turkey, Saudi Arabia to try to reduce tensions over Qatar on call

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and its new crown prince over the phone and they agreed to increase efforts to end tension related to Qatar, sources from Erdogan's office said. The US State Department says it is " mystified " that Gulf states have not formally detailed their reasons behind their continued embargo of Qatar.

Technology The US and China began talks on North Korea
Author: 0 The US and China began talks on North Korea

Seoul was in close consultation with Washington over the matter, the official added . Three South Korean nationals were detained in North Korea during their missionary work since 2013, and the remaining three South Koreans are North Korean defectors who returned and are in custody, a legislator briefed by the South Korean spy agency told reporters last week.

Technology ZTE launches Small Fresh 5 with dual cameras and much more
Author: 0 ZTE launches Small Fresh 5 with dual cameras and much more

It seems dual cameras are the new hot thing in smartphones nowadays. The ZTE Small Fresh 5 is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. Small Fresh 5 offers connectivity options like 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and GPS + GLONASS. The 3GB/ 16GB variant costs INR 9,400 approximately (CNY 999).

Technology Team India arrives in West Indies
Author: 0 Team India arrives in West Indies

Anil Kumble claims an "untenable partnership" with captain Virat Kohli meant he could no longer carry on as head coach of India . Two days before the Champions Trophy had kicked off in England, it emerged in the media that India captain Kohli had told BCCI officials that some players were uncomfortable with the "intimidating" style of Kumble's man management.

Technology Amazon Inc Continues to Expand, Buys Whole Foods Market
Author: 0 Amazon Inc Continues to Expand, Buys Whole Foods Market

Amazon has moved heavily into the grocery delivery business, offering food through its AmazonFresh service. This would also pose a threat to other grocery delivery services, like Instacart and Boston-based CartFresh . Then it uses sensors, computer vision, and deep-learning technology to track shoppers and what items they pick up. It gets customers visiting Amazon .com not just occasionally, but several times a week, every week.

Author: 0 AMD EPYC: What you need to know

In fact, the stage was packed with AMD executives and partners who all praised the return of AMD . It's certainly understandable the AMD is focusing on the cloud and hyperscale space for the initial EPYC launch, given that it represents a bigger and faster growing market than that of HPC.

Technology Watch the First Trailer of Dynasty Warriors 9
Author: 0 Watch the First Trailer of Dynasty Warriors 9

This trailer follows up on the initial announcement back in December, and gives us our first proper look at how the game runs on PS4 (it's pretty comfortably the best looking DW ever, judging by this footage). Unifying the classic, time-tested action iconic to the Warriors series with a variety of new features , characters and content in an expansive open world environment, Dynasty Warriors 9 aims to deliver the most immersive and ambitious Dynasty Warriors experience to date.

Technology Global IGBT Transistor Market 2017 Infineon, On semiconductor, Fairchildsemi, Microsemi
Author: 0 Global IGBT Transistor Market 2017 Infineon, On semiconductor, Fairchildsemi, Microsemi

Apart from the increasing globalization and digitalization, the main drivers for growth are the increasing demand for workforce optimization, cloud computing, and compliance. The company profiles of the major participants operating in the global Intelligent Turnstile market have been reviewed in this study. The report also reveals the development plans of the Automotive HID ballast lamp industry, development trends of Automotive HID ballast lamp industry, import/export details, ...

Technology Bill Cosby jury voted 10-2 to convict, juror says
Author: 0 Bill Cosby jury voted 10-2 to convict, juror says

Of the three counts against Cosby, the jury was 10 to 2 that Cosby was guilty on both digitally penetrating the accuser Andrea Constand and that the assault occurred after Cosby drugged Constand without her knowledge, and 10 to 2 to acquit that she was unconscious or unaware during the incident, according to the juror.

Technology Google Glass gets its first update in almost three years
Author: 0 Google Glass gets its first update in almost three years

Is there a place for Google Glass in the modern AR discussion? After such a long time, you might have expected Google to deliver a long list of new features and improvements. The update will enable the XE23 version of Google Glass to work with Bluetooth keyboards, mice, and other devices. A few years ago, many tech pundits were calling Google's wearable technology product the next big thing, and the true successor to smartphones for portable computing.

Author: 0 Kumble reveals reason why he quit as India's coach

In his resignation letter sent to the Board of Control for Cricket in India ( BCCI ), he said that Virat Kohli had reservations with his style and about him continuing as the coach. The air rifle shooter was talking about his consultant coach Uwe Riesterer, who oversaw Bindra's and Indian sports' seminal moment in Beijing in 2008, when he became the first Indian to win an individual gold at the Olympics.

Technology Britax recalling 207000 vehicle seats for defective chest clip
Author: 0 Britax recalling 207000 vehicle seats for defective chest clip

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced the recall of a chest clip on more than 207,000 infant vehicle seats due to a potential choking hazard. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, two complaints were filed about the clips cracking, but the company says no choking injuries have been reported.

Technology Snapchat lets you share your location with Snap Map
Author: 0 Snapchat lets you share your location with Snap Map

The photo and video-sharing app has more than 55 million users in Europe and 10 million daily users in the UK. A user who wants to be protected should modify the App setting by clicking the "Next" button on the screen, then clicking on the ghost mode "me only", and then clicking "Next".

Technology 'Pokémon Go' will flag creatures caught using cheats
Author: 0 'Pokémon Go' will flag creatures caught using cheats

We've no idea what the slash is or how Pokémon "may not behave as expected" means... but we're looking forward to finding out! Niantic hopes that by marking Pokemon caught illegally , this will curb cheating in the game. Back then, this was limited to so-called "shadowbans" of bot accounts, but an official post from Niantic on Reddit's TheSilphRoad community has outlined another tactic which, as it happens, is already in use - shaming players for cheating.

Author: 0 Three big-time stars not playing the weekend at US Open

Open golf tournament at Erin Hills . He'll head home to spend time with his son, River Jones Johnson, who was born Monday. "I couldn't possibly shoot any higher than I did", Johnson said. McIlroy is back to even-par for the round after bogeying the first three holes on the front nine. No penalty was assessed, but after officials saw the video, they thought one might be called for.

Author: 0 IPhone 8 Release Date Delay: Apple Still Deciding On Embedded Touch ID

It's a bit of an open secret at this point that Apple has something rather big planned for this year's iPhone launch, whether that be an iPhone 7s, 8 or X (for the 10th anniversary of the iconic smartphone). Nor will the sensor be on the power button, as certain recent patents filed by Apple have indicated. Apple is tight-lipped on its upcoming flagship iPhone 8 and it is not unexpected as the company has the history of maintaining utmost secrecy till its products are launched.

Technology 5 of the best smartphone deals on Amazon India sale right now
Author: 0 5 of the best smartphone deals on Amazon India sale right now

The smartphone comes with two different RAM and internal storage variants; 6GB of RAM with 64GB onboard storage and 8GB of RAM with 128GB storage . The device was announced globally on June 20 and now the OnePlus 5 will finally arrive in India. The OnePlus 5 runs OxygenOS based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

Technology Learn how to protect Facebook profile photo in India
Author: 0 Learn how to protect Facebook profile photo in India

Facebook is testing a new feature that protects your profile picture, the most public part of your account. Once you accept it, a message box will pop up, saying, "The Profile picture guard will help keep your current photo more secure on Facebook in three ways".

Technology Microsoft Expands Linux Container Support in Windows Server
Author: 0 Microsoft Expands Linux Container Support in Windows Server

Last week, Microsoft released Windows 10 Mobile build 15223 to the Fast ring , just under a week after 15222 arrived. "For the small number of applications that still needed updating, we built a feature just for AV apps that would prompt the customer to install a new version of their AV app right after the update completed", Lefferts wrote.

Technology LTTE convict in Rajiv Gandhi murder seeks mercy killing
Author: 0 LTTE convict in Rajiv Gandhi murder seeks mercy killing

After spending over 26 years behind bars for his role in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi , one of the convicts Robert Payas has appealed to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami for mercy killing. However, Tamil Nadu government's efforts to release the seven convicts have been stalled by the Centre. Pointing to late CM J Jayalalithaa's decision in 2014 to release all the seven convicts in Rajiv murder case, he said the decision was welcomed by all, ...

Technology BSEB Bihar Board Matric Result 2017 To Be Announced Today At Biharboard
Author: 0 BSEB Bihar Board Matric Result 2017 To Be Announced Today At Biharboard

Initial reports suggested that the reason why the results were not announced as yet was that some of the toppers could not appear for a physical verification before the board. From this year onwards, the board has made a decision to grant eight grace marks to students to improve the pass percentage. This year, Around 15 lakh students appeared for the same.

Author: 0 Otto Warmbier's Family Objects to Autopsy of Former North Korean Prisoner

Warmbier, but I believe it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility in the process that led to his death", Moon said. "I wish we would have a little more help with respect to North Korea, from China". Speaking alongside defence secretary Jim Mattis after meetings with Chinese counterparts in Washington on Wednesday, secretary of state Rex Tillerson said China must "exert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on the regime if they want to prevent further escalation in ...

Author: 0 Otto Warmbier's Family Objects to Autopsy of Former North Korean Prisoner

Warmbier, but I believe it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility in the process that led to his death", Moon said. "I wish we would have a little more help with respect to North Korea, from China". Speaking alongside defence secretary Jim Mattis after meetings with Chinese counterparts in Washington on Wednesday, secretary of state Rex Tillerson said China must "exert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on the regime if they want to prevent further escalation in ...

Technology Wall Street Journal fires top journalist after evidence of business deal
Author: 0 Wall Street Journal fires top journalist after evidence of business deal

Wall Street Journal Jay Solomon has been fired due to ethical concerns related to a planned business deal with an Iranian source, according to an AP report . However documents show that Solomon, who published a book in 2015 called "The Iran Wars,"was used in business dealings that touched on the country of Azima's birth.

Technology Uber Founder Resigns Under Pressure As CEO, Reports Say
Author: 0 Uber Founder Resigns Under Pressure As CEO, Reports Say

The group of investors sent a letter to Kalanick yesterday asking for his resignation. Kalanick will continue to stay on the board of directors. "That doesn't mean they're going to get her", the source added. The list includes CEO, chief operating officer, general counsel, senior vice president of engineering, chief marketing officer and board chair. Oh yeah, and then there was #DeleteUber campaign back in January, when the company lifted surge pricing during a protest against ...

Technology The Next Honda NSX Might End Up Being An All-Electric Hypercar
Author: 0 The Next Honda NSX Might End Up Being An All-Electric Hypercar

On June 25, dozens upon dozens of huge wings with engines attached to them will set off to conquer one of the country's most famous mountains at the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. I drove 2018 Acura TLX A-Spec in Louisville, and loved it! Doing the driving will be Honda R&D engineer James Robinson. Acura will also enter its latest TLX GT race auto, designed for the Pirelli World Challenge, in the event.

Technology Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition announced for PS4, Xbox One
Author: 0 Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition announced for PS4, Xbox One

Make sure to take a look at the announcement trailer down below. The console version has been appropriately revamped with TV-friendly menus and a control scheme suitable for console controllers. The previously PC-only game will hit consoles on August 29 as Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition (via Kotaku ). Cities: Skylines , the management game that is more in-depth at the micro level, will soon be available for the PS4 as Cities: Skylines - PlayStation 4 Edition .

Technology UK Consumers can get Samsung Gear VR Bundle for £50
Author: 0 UK Consumers can get Samsung Gear VR Bundle for £50

Having such a high ppi count will also help achieve a more natural experience for the user. Some claim that once a screen exceeds 1,000 ppi, users won't experience any of these issues. If its development is pushed back, Samsung could ultimately end unveiling the standalone Gear VR headset next year alongside the Galaxy S9 and galaxy S9 Plus.

Author: 0 Microsoft unveils 'worlds most powerful' 4K games console

Another interesting announcement was the inclusion of more backward compatility for the console with original Xbox game support coming later in 2017, starting with Crimson Skies . In other news, Xbox One fans hoping for that original Xbox experience will be able to get their hands on the resurrected version of the Duke controller .

Author: 0 Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

The company announced the move was the first part of what it describes as "180 Days of Change", a series of measure Uber intends to implement over the next six months to improve the service for drivers. These tips will not be charged a service fee, so the driver will receive the entire amount . Uber's company culture has been under scrutiny since allegations of widespread sexual harassment surfaced in February.

Technology Uber Wants Facebook's Sandberg as its New CEO
Author: 0 Uber Wants Facebook's Sandberg as its New CEO

He not only turned the company's profits around but also introduced a plan, called One Ford, that upped employee morale and encouraged collaboration. After six months of scandals and PR crises, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned late Tuesday.

Author: 0 Jose Mourinho accused of 3.3 million euro tax fraud in Spain

Ronaldo's future at Real Madrid looked guaranteed after lifting his third Champions League title with the club earlier this month, the Portugal worldwide scoring twice in a 4-1 win over Juventus. On Wednesday, AS reported that Ronaldo is already having second thoughts about leaving the Santiago Bernabey after his positive response to Perez's decision to publicly defend him after the tax fraud allegations .

Author: 0 Sheryl Sandberg Said To Be Top Choice For Next Uber CEO

Kalanick will remain on the board. The New York Times was the first to report the story late on Tuesday night. But even though Kalanick has lost his CEO position, he has what's known as "super voting stock", which will enable him to control the company with a couple of key allies on the board of directors, said Adam Lashinsky , author of the book "Wild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination".

Technology [Report] Samsung to announce the Galaxy Note 8 in late August
Author: 0 [Report] Samsung to announce the Galaxy Note 8 in late August

So what can buyers expect from the Galaxy Note 8? Instead, all we have is information from industry insiders, analysts, and of course, the rumor mill. Samsung previous year had to pull the Note 7 from stores after repeated incidents of the phone bursting into flame. No further details about the Note 8, such as release date or pricing, have been confirmed.

Technology Kia tops new car quality survey for second straight year
Author: 0 Kia tops new car quality survey for second straight year

J.D. Power, based in Costa Mesa, California, said new-vehicle quality is at its highest level ever, improving 8% from previous year. Other models that rank highest in their respective segments are the Chrysler Pacifica; Ford Expedition; Ford Mustang; Infiniti QX80; Lexus GS; Mercedes-Benz GLA; Nissan Frontier; Porsche 911; Porsche Macan; and Toyota Camry .

Author: 0 King congratulates Saudi Monarch on Crown Prince choice

Since King Salman elevated MbS to deputy crown prince in 2015, those inside the kingdom and close observers from the outside have debated the odds around various scenarios through which the young prince might eventually come to power.

Technology Intel becomes top Olympic partner after McDonald's split
Author: 0 Intel becomes top Olympic partner after McDonald's split

Intel is joining The Olympic Partner (TOP) program through 2024 with the goal of enhancing the Olympic Games through its technology. No dollar figures were mentioned at the press event , held in New York City and via web conference, however, the rumor mill has been pegging the deal at nine figures , or somewhere over $100 million.

Technology Chinese stocks jump at open after MSCI decision
Author: 0 Chinese stocks jump at open after MSCI decision

A Reuters file picture shows an oil pump is seen operating in the Permian Basin near Midland, Texas, U.S.SYDNEY: A renewed slump in oil prices to seven-month lows put Asian investors on edge on Wednesday, overshadowing a decision by U.S.

Technology Samsung Galaxy Note 8 set for August 26 unveiling
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 set for August 26 unveiling

OnePlus 5 is powered by the Qualcomm's latest 835 chipset. So we're going to take a look at two of the most recent Galaxy Note 8 launch date stories and try to determine which is the more believable. Samsung's design language for Galaxy or Note series have been nearly identical, so one can not guess if its a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy Note 8.

Technology Snapchat has a new feature called 'Snap Map' -- here's how it works
Author: 0 Snapchat has a new feature called 'Snap Map' -- here's how it works

Friends who share their location will also appear on the map in Bitmoji form. If you're interested in trying out Snap Map for yourself, it will be available in the latest incoming update. Find more information on the new Snap Map feature here. Snapchat users can click on the "Actionmoji" to begin a chat. You can simply remain in Ghost Mode, Snapchat says.

Author: 0 Google And YouTube Set New Policies To Take On Extremist Videos

Google's new measures come weeks after the deadly terror attack in London, after which British Prime Minister Theresa May called for new regulations on Internet companies. Walker added that Google also plans to expand its efforts to fight online radicalization, something it already targets through programs, such as Creators for Change, which promotes anti-hate voices on YouTube.