• Honda Urban EV: The Star Of Show

    Honda Urban EV: The Star Of Show

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    The first thing that we all noticed was the new design direction that Honda chose to give the Urban EV concept . Honda also brought the CR-V Hybrid Prototype to Frankfurt. The company aims for "electrified" vehicles (conventional hybrids, plug-in hybrids and full electric vehicles) to make up two-thirds of its new vehicle sales in Europe by 2025, as part of its "Electric Vision" strategy.
  • IPhone X demand unlikely to match supply until 2018

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    Without the home button, Touch ID would be pretty hard to implement and according to Boy Genius Report (BGR), Touch ID won't be an option . He said that the company even tested the new biometric technology with professionally made human masks to ensure a 3D replica of someone's face wouldn't unlock the phone.
  • The iPhone X may be very hard to buy until 2018

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    Apple says Face ID can't be spoofed by photographs, masks, and makeup, and changing your actual appearance with a hat or beard or makeup won't prevent Face ID from working. While production delays tend to be commonplace with any new iPhone release, the delay associated with the iPhone X is somewhat unprecedented. They will launch on September 22 as upgrades to last year's iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but some consider them less of an "iPhone 8" and effectively more of an "iPhone 7s".
  • Exoplanet Jupiter WASP-12b reflects no light

    Exoplanet Jupiter WASP-12b reflects no light

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    But Bell and his colleagues took another look in October 2016, investigating the " hot Jupiter " with the Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph instrument aboard NASA's Hubble Space Telescope . [3]. The new data indicate that the WASP-12b atmosphere is composed of atomic hydrogen and helium. An global team of astronomers from McGill University, Canada and the University of Exeter, UK measured how much light is reflected by the exoplanet, otherwise known as its 'albedo, ' in order to ...
  • Mission accomplished for Cassini as the probe crashes into Saturn

    Mission accomplished for Cassini as the probe crashes into Saturn

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    After a long 20 years in space including fearless dives between Saturn and its rings in the past five months, finally, on Friday, Cassini went through a controlled plunge into Saturn. During the post-event news conference, Jet Propulsion Laboratory director Mike Watkings told that the unbelievable discoveries made by Cassini during its 13-year-old long voyage across Saturn has rewritten the textbooks and also found out that it could be habitable thus guarantying our return to the ringed world.
  • Nigeria's Dangote Cement makes PPC takeover approach

    Nigeria's Dangote Cement makes PPC takeover approach

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    It has 11 cement factories in South Africa , Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Zimbabwe. In a statement issued yesterday, the leading cement firm in Nigeria however said contrary to reports that the process was ongoing, it was only still "at the preliminary stage".
  • IPhone X: Face ID Works with Sunglasses

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    How does Apple's facial recognition system work? A dot projector spreads over 30,000 invisible dots and pushes them through neural networks to create "a mathematical model of your face". But that's not likely, according to Apple . The company said all facial information is stored on the device and not in the cloud, and it is protected by a " secure enclave ".
  • Apple iPhone X and Face ID: revolution of the smartphone?

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    An Apple representative told Yahoo Finance that too many failed attempts to authenticate faces by the Face ID before the event led to the gaffe on stage. Packed with more advanced cameras with Portrait mode and Portrait Lighting, and the highest quality video capture in a smartphone, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus enable the freedom of wireless charging, all with AR optimization like no phone ever before.
  • Japón jamás tolerará peligrosos actos provocadores de Norcorea: Shinzo Abe

    Japón jamás tolerará peligrosos actos provocadores de Norcorea: Shinzo Abe

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    El 3 de septiembre, Corea del Norte llevó a cabo su sexta prueba de un arma nuclear, causando un evento sísmico de magnitud 6,3, según lo medido por el Servicio Geológico de los Estados Unidos . Se reúne el Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU luego del nuevo disparo de un misil por parte de Corea del Norte . El Comando del Pacífico de Estados Unidos (USPACOM por sus siglas en inglés) también ha determinado que se trató de un misil de medo alcance y confirmado que este misil ...
  • IPhone X's Face ID Will Only Allow One Face to Be Registered

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    Krimbel also asked whether Face ID will work with sunglasses. With most, but not all. Anxious that he might have to use passcode on iPhone X more often, the designer asked if the same glitch will happen every time someone else interacts with his phone when it's locked.
  • IPhone 8 Now Available For Pre-Order: Price, Deals, Promos, Links

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    While the iPhone 8 Plus costs $799 for 64GB Storage option and $949 for 256GB storage option. They both support Wireless Charging and have upgraded cameras with rich quality. Unveiled earlier this week, the Watch Series 3 lets users make and receive calls even when they're not carrying their mobile with them, a feature many Apple fans have been calling for since the launch of the original model.
  • Microsoft Azure confidential computing keeps data in use secret

    Microsoft Azure confidential computing keeps data in use secret

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    To coincide with the announcement of Azure confidential computing , Microsoft is also announcing the extension of its Always Encrypted functionality by implementing the underlying technology in the Coco Framework in Azure SQL Database and SQL Server, thus providing the encryption of data in use.
  • Genesis rolls out first entry-level G70 luxury sedan

    Genesis rolls out first entry-level G70 luxury sedan

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    Initial reports have pegged the price range to be somewhere between $33,000 to $45,700. The sedan comes with three engine options, namely a 3.3-liter turbocharged V6 engine that generates a whopping 365hp, a 250hp 2.0 -liter turbo four-cylinder gasoline engine, and finally a 2.2-liter turbocharged four-cylinder diesel.
  • Xiaomi partners with HRX to launch Mi Band HRX Edition in India

    Xiaomi partners with HRX to launch Mi Band HRX Edition in India

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    The HRX Edition is an adaptation of Xiaomi's successful Mi Band 2 for its Indian Mi fans. Xiaomi in partnership with Hritik Roshan owned HRX brand launched it's next fitness band called the Mi Band HRX Editon. The Mi Band 2 was initially launched in June in China. Xiaomi also mentioned the HRX Edition to feature improved pedometer algorithm for more accurate fitness details.
  • Facebook is opening an AI lab in Montreal

    Facebook is opening an AI lab in Montreal

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    Facebook is investing in Montreal in a big and exciting way: the social media giant is opening an artificial intelligence research lab in the city. Critics say Montreal was chosen as the site of Facebook's latest AI lab thanks to the pool of AI research-talent the city boasts, who are then prospective employees Facebook could pick up and hire.
  • Where Is Xur In Destiny 2? Xur Is In A Tree

    Where Is Xur In Destiny 2? Xur Is In A Tree

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    Here is the inventory for Xur Agent of the Nine from September 15th till September 17th. But the good news is that you won't have to go hunting for him, as his icon now appears on the map. Merciless is a heavy rifle which can prove to be a decent addition to your arsenal. For veterans of the Destiny series, the return of Xur to Destiny 2 is a welcome one, as the mysterious Agent of the Nine is back once again with a few nice Exotic loot items for sale, provided you've saved up ...
  • Ig Nobel Prizes 2017 celebrate weirdest science research

    Ig Nobel Prizes 2017 celebrate weirdest science research

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    Abrahams was joined on stage by a dozen of awardees, who each received each a cash prize of $10 trillion-in the form of a Zimbabwean bill whose value is just a few USA cents. Incredibly, only seven years ago the world did not know the effect that holding a live crocodile has on people's gambling habits. The prize for research into fluid dynamics, according to an Ig Nobel press statement, went to a project observing "the dynamics of liquid-sloshing" when a person walks backwards while ...
  • Suzuki-Toshiba to set up lithium-ion battery plant in Gujarat

    Suzuki-Toshiba to set up lithium-ion battery plant in Gujarat

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    He also added that the company will invest an additional $600 million for setting up its third auto manufacturing unit in Gujarat's Hansalpur area, taking its overall investment in the factory to $2.1 billion. Suzuki had earlier already committed an investment of Rs 9,600 crore in building its plant in Gujarat which would make cars for Maruti Suzuki, in which it holds 56.2% stake.