Tuesday November 21-st, 2017

PS controller takes driverless Nissan GT-R to 131 miles per hour around Silverstone PS controller takes driverless Nissan GT-R to 131 miles per hour around Silverstone

To make it all happen, Nissan outfitted the GT-R /C with four robots that operate the steering, transmission, brakes, and throttle. Fitted with six rear-mounted computers relaying information between the controller and auto at 100 times per seconds...

Amazon's Alexa can now recognize other peoples voices Amazon's Alexa can now recognize other peoples voices

Fourth-quarter sales of smart speakers could reach almost 12 million units worldwide, bringing the full-year sales total to 24 million units, Strategy Analytics said in a news release . New data from Strategy Analytics suggest that Amazon's Alexa ...

Facebook India MD Umang Bedi resigns, Sandeep Bhushan is interim head Facebook India MD Umang Bedi resigns, Sandeep Bhushan is interim head

Before joining Adobe, where he oversaw company's sales and marketing functions as well as outlined strategic partnerships and alliances in the South Asia region, Umang Bedi assumed leadership positions at Sun Microsystems, Symantec, and Intuit.

CS:GO De Dust 2 Map Updated to Be More CS:GO De Dust 2 Map Updated to Be More "Refined"

Valve announced on Twitter earlier today that an updated and revamped version of Dust II is being debuted in the next CS:GO beta depot. The map captures the essence of CS and in this new release we wanted to honor its pure form while buffing aw...

Russians spent thousands on Google during United States presidential election

Citing unnamed sources within the company, The Washington Post claims the Silicon Valley giant has uncovered tens of thousands of dollars spent on ads by Russian Federation agents on YouTube, Google Search, Gmail and the company's DoubleClick ad ...

Jurassic World Evolution gets first in-game footage Jurassic World Evolution gets first in-game footage

The game will be set on the fictional island of Isla Nublar, previously featured in Jurassic Park and Jurassic World . The butthurt is real. We see them doing all sorts of different things too, front hunting and sleeping to moving as a herd and gr...

WhatsApp Business will be a standalone app, features revealed WhatsApp Business will be a standalone app, features revealed

A dramatically different version of WhatsApp developed specifically for businesses is now in the works, and a number of its key features have just leaked. The Whatsapp for Business app will function someway similar to the normal Whatsapp app . Nex...

Protests in Tral against 'braid chopping' Protests in Tral against 'braid chopping'

Kashmir has seen a number of protests over repeated reports of braid-chopping over the past few weeks. In Occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed in all major cities and towns of the territory against growing incidents of braid-choppi...

Marvel's Runaways: Hulu Releases First Teaser for New Series

Some have already pointed out their frustrations that the directors did not cast a larger actress for the part of Gert, who is a bigger in the comics, something that a lot of people looked up to and what made Runaways stand apart. and Gossip Gir...

IL man brings crosses to Las Vegas to honor shooting victims IL man brings crosses to Las Vegas to honor shooting victims

Authorities released the names of the victims Thursday night. Lining up the crosses in front of the iconic "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas " sign, Zanis, a carpenter from Aurora, Illinois, drove almost 2,000 miles to arrange the installation.

Destiny 2: Iron Banner, Prestige Raids and New Armour Sets Announced Destiny 2: Iron Banner, Prestige Raids and New Armour Sets Announced

As seen in the tweet below from Bungie's official Twitter account, the developer explains that Guardians will be able to earn Tokens by playing Destiny 2's Iron Banner , with those who win earning more than those who don't. Our goal is not t...

General Motors Company (GM) - Active Stock Momentum General Motors Company (GM) - Active Stock Momentum

Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 87,703,958 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $981,407,000 after buying an additional 4,706,379 shares during the last quarter. Ford Motor (NYSE:F) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, Ju...

Iconic Call of Duty Carentan Map Joining WWII Iconic Call of Duty Carentan Map Joining WWII

Now, Activision has revealed that the map will make a comeback as a bonus for season pass owners . Season Pass holders can also access four " Call of Duty: WWII " DLC packs that will be released throughout 2018. In fact, the beta version had 6...

Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition announced for PS4 and PC Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition announced for PS4 and PC

The main things this version of the game will add are two new modes and all the DLC characters from Season 1 and Season 2 . We scored Street Fighter 5 an impressive 9/10 in our original review, praising its varied roster of characters and en...

Nobel Prize for Cambridge biomolecule pioneer Nobel Prize for Cambridge biomolecule pioneer

By freezing biomolecules in the middle of their activity, scientists can better understand the inner workings of the molecular machinery that keeps us alive. Henderson, in 1990, was able to generate a three-dimensional image of a protein at atom-le...

IPhone 8 Plus: Batteries Bursting Out of New Phones? IPhone 8 Plus: Batteries Bursting Out of New Phones?

Via ThePaper.cn , Liu reportedly took delivery of an iPhone 8 Plus on Thursday only to find that its case was split as soon as he opened up the packaging. "In the Galaxy Note case, there were probably a couple hundred battery failures of one sort o...

Sales Tax Rates Slashed as India Faces Deepening Growth Slowdown

Businesses with a turnover of up to 15 million rupees can file quarterly returns, Jaitley announced. On the Council's agenda at today's meeting is a relook at procedures for businesses and discussions on changes that need to be brought about based ...

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta: Here's the Level Cap Star Wars Battlefront 2 Beta: Here's the Level Cap

The Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta is now live and the download is 23GB on PC, whereas it's 15GB on PS4, and 13GB on Xbox One. The beta weighs around 15 GB, so you'll have to wait a bit. Most big beta allow for a pre-load, giving everyone the chance ...

Candlelight vigil remembers domestic violence victims Candlelight vigil remembers domestic violence victims

Dozens of Hidalgo County officials, advocates and community members huddled Tuesday in a sea of purple to stand together against domestic violence. Community Relations Director Nicole Matthews-Creech says shedding light on a hard topic such as dome...

Facebook's Messenger Lite app is officially available in Canada, Report Facebook's Messenger Lite app is officially available in Canada, Report

However, that situation has now changed, at least for Android users. However, this week Facebook made the app available to everyone Australia using an Android device (unfortunately there's no iOS version) as well. Users can use the message th...

Petrol, diesel to get cheaper by Rs 2 from Oct 4 Petrol, diesel to get cheaper by Rs 2 from Oct 4

The Finance Ministry also stated that the rise in fuel prices also reflected in Wholesale Price Index-based inflation which increased to 3.24 percent in August as opposed to 1.88 percent in July. Many view the latest government's move to slash exci...

Android Oreo finally sees a part in latest Android distribution statistics Android Oreo finally sees a part in latest Android distribution statistics

Android OS is fragmented owing to tons of devices with different screen resolutions and size and availability of different android version on different smartphones. The website also said that they haven't taken any data which has 0.1 percent distrib...

Facebook says estimated 10 million saw Russia-linked ads Facebook says estimated 10 million saw Russia-linked ads

It said most ads focused on " divisive social and political messages" on issues like immigration and gun rights . The ad buyers spent just $100,000 over two years to target 10 million people , according to figures Facebook has provided about t...

Russian propaganda ads reached 10m US Facebook users Russian propaganda ads reached 10m US Facebook users

Zuckerberg outlined a series of steps that would help prevent the manipulation of the social network , including more transparency on political ads appearing on Facebook . The total ad spend by the Russians was $100,000, the company has said and...

Sony has a tweaked PlayStation VR that supports HDR Sony has a tweaked PlayStation VR that supports HDR

Sony revealed that a new version of the PlayStation VR package is in the works. The packaging will look slightly different but do check the model number (CUH-ZVR2 for the new one versus CUH-ZVR1 for the old one) to make sure you're getting the lat...

Bluehole's newest arm is a subsidiary wholly focused on Battlegrounds Bluehole's newest arm is a subsidiary wholly focused on Battlegrounds

The new subsidiary company will be called PUBG Corp. and will focus on "accelerating overall business development and managing global operations" for Battlegrounds . In a recent story published by Bloomberg Technology, the founder of the develop...

Shigefumi Hino Confirms Mario Was Actually Punching Yoshi In The Head Shigefumi Hino Confirms Mario Was Actually Punching Yoshi In The Head

Well, that's not quite the case, according to a new interview with the game's design team - but punching Yoshi was the original plan. Nintendo has come out and confirmed that it's all true, every awful detail, and hopefully the announcement of th...

Spyder movie Second/2nd Day Collections; Mahesh Spyder Box Office Income Report Spyder movie Second/2nd Day Collections; Mahesh Spyder Box Office Income Report

Significantly, " Spyder " has been made at a cost of Rs 120 crore. The film collected over $1 million (Rs 6.56 crore) at the U.S. box office alone in the preview shows. Several of his past films have been remade in Hindi, most famously Puri Jaganna...

Wii Shop Channel closing down in 2019 Wii Shop Channel closing down in 2019

The digital store predated Nintendo's eShop, which is available for Nintendo 3DS, Wii U and Nintendo Switch. Presumably, that functionality will end sometime after the Wii Shop channel is shut down, but Nintendo doesn't have a solid date that particu...

New Apple iPhone X as Much Hype as Innovation New Apple iPhone X as Much Hype as Innovation

Three senior industry executives, who requested anonymity, said Apple was asking its exclusive stores in India - the franchisee-run Apple Premium Resellers - to stock a minimum number of handsets to push sales from the stores. However, since bu...

The foldable Samsung Galaxy X spotted with model number SM-G6888 The foldable Samsung Galaxy X spotted with model number SM-G6888

Also, we can expect that the launch of the Samsung Galaxy X will take place at the annual Mobile World Congress next year. Right before the festive season kicks off, Samsung India has announced its special Samsung Shop Anniversary sale on...

GoPro unveils latest Hero6 with 360-degree camera for virtual reality video GoPro unveils latest Hero6 with 360-degree camera for virtual reality video

The company also announced several software updates, most of which are for the new Fusion VR camera; however, one in particular will apply to most current-gen cameras in their lineup. It also advances GoPro's computer vision and machine learning ...

Katter lashes out at Macklemore performing during the NRL Grand Final Katter lashes out at Macklemore performing during the NRL Grand Final

But because we're holding a postal plebiscite on marriage equality, and nothing makes sense anymore, conservative commentators and politicians have gotten very riled up. And lately, they've focused their ire on Macklemore and the NRL, arguing that ...

Apple knowingly released new macOS High Sierra,with a zero-day bug Apple knowingly released new macOS High Sierra,with a zero-day bug

The update brings some functional and cosmetic changes to numerous core apps in macOS such as Photos and Safari, but much of the real changes are coming under the hood. One tweeter asked Wardle whether the vulnerability is only present in the new...

Google's Project Jacquard Levi's Commuter Trucker Smart Jackets Go on Sale Wednesday Google's Project Jacquard Levi's Commuter Trucker Smart Jackets Go on Sale Wednesday

The smart jacket is being called Levi's Commuter x Jacquard by Google . The gesture-sensing sensors are entwined into the jacket's cuff, and are wirelessly connected to your smartphone through electronics planted inside the sleeve in a flexible ...

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