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Polestar 1 unveiled | New Release Polestar 1 unveiled | New Release
- October 21, 2017

It will be called as the Polestar 1 and the production is expected to start by mid-2019. The mid-sized Polestar 2 will follow in late 2019 as a rival to the Tesla Model 3 , while the Polestar 3 will be a larger SUV-style vehicle. The Polestar 1 will be built at Polestar Production Centre in Chengdu, China. Polestar 1 is based on Volvo's Scalable Platform Architecture (SPA) but approximately 50% is new and bespoke, created by Polestar's engineers. (more...)
Mississippi's Jefferson Davis Elementary School Renamed In Honor Of Obama Mississippi's Jefferson Davis Elementary School Renamed In Honor Of Obama
- October 19, 2017

Jefferson Davis School will be renamed to Barack Obama Elementary by the 2018-2019 school year. A MS elementary school named after the president of the Confederacy will be renamed to honor the first black president of the United States. Phil Bryant to declare a state of emergency for JPS in September 2017. It's unknown how expensive the name change will be, she said . About 96 percent of students in Jackson Public Schools are African-American. (more...)
Harvest moon makes first October appearance since 2009 Harvest moon makes first October appearance since 2009
- October 08, 2017

The harvest moon is so called because for centuries, farmers waited for it so they could gather in crops to prepare for winter, using its bright light to extend the working day. After rising around sunset, tonight's harvest moon will climb to its highest point around midnight and set in the west around sunrise. While the Harvest Moon only occurs once a year, its benefits continue on for several nights. (more...)
Nomura/Instinet Says Tesla Inc (TSLA) Is Going To $500 Nomura/Instinet Says Tesla Inc (TSLA) Is Going To $500
- October 05, 2017

On August 17 Citigroup left the stock rating at "Neutral" but raised the price expectation from $357.00 to $371.00. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Tesla by 5.0% during the first quarter. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink . In other Tesla news, VP Eric Branderiz sold 99 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 5th. (more...)
Bali Volcano Eruption May Occur in a 'Matter of Hours' Bali Volcano Eruption May Occur in a 'Matter of Hours'
- September 27, 2017

Increasingly frequent tremors show the molten magma is still rising towards the surface, with the mountain entering a "critical phase", said the national disaster mitigation agency. There are about 41,000 Catholics out of a population of approximately 8.5 million in Bali . More than 57,000 people living near the mountain have been evacuated from their homes, and the area is under the highest level volcano alert. (more...)
Download the iOS 11 now for your iPhone/iPad Download the iOS 11 now for your iPhone/iPad
- September 22, 2017

We all know it will seem considerably harder to make justice of Rs 1,02,000 price tag for the iPhone X . That is cool. After months of beta testing, Apple pushed-out the next-generation mobile operating system to iPhone and iPad users worldwide earlier this week. (more...)
Hospital Removes Nurses That Called Newborns 'Mini Satans' Hospital Removes Nurses That Called Newborns 'Mini Satans'
- September 20, 2017

The employees in the photos work at the Naval Jacksonville Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, as identified in a Facebook post that was shared almost 250,000 times. The sick employees were "removed from patient care", the hospital said. Another picture shows a staff member making an obscene gesture at an infant. (more...)
Teva appoints new chief executive after months of speculation Teva appoints new chief executive after months of speculation
- September 13, 2017

Since the beginning of the calendar year, the stock is -48.97%. The Tt International holds 190,243 shares with $6.90 million value, down from 938,594 last quarter. Several other analysts have also issued reports on TEVA . Additionally Teva Pharmaceutical Industries recently announced a dividend that will be paid on Thursday September 14th, 2017. (more...)
Ryan School Murder Case: Parents protesting subjected to a mild lathi charge Ryan School Murder Case: Parents protesting subjected to a mild lathi charge
- September 12, 2017

Protests continued at other places with the parents of children studying in Ryan International School's Noida and Greater Noida branches seeking an assurance regarding safety of their wards. The victim's father expressed doubts about the way the investigation is being carried out and demanded a CBI probe . Reportedly, many people received injuries after the police resorted to lathicharge the gathering outside the gate. (more...)
'We can beat Wales' says Moldova boss 'We can beat Wales' says Moldova boss
- September 07, 2017

Woodburn is likely to play again when Wales take on Moldova in what is a must-win game for their hopes of qualifying for the showpiece event in Russian Federation in 2018. Global teammate Gareth Bale had only positives to say about Woodburn. Hal Robson-Kanu celebrates after giving Wales the lead in Moldova . He's a typical winger, likes to take on a player, likes to shoot, likes to cross. (more...)
Scientists Discovered Black Hole: 100000 Times More Massive Than the Sun Scientists Discovered Black Hole: 100000 Times More Massive Than the Sun
- September 07, 2017

The researchers spotted what appeared to be a huge cloud of gas behaving oddly in the interior of the Milky Way . Not at all like those that make up other interstellar mists, have the gasses in this cloud - including hydrogen cyanide and carbon monoxide - moved at fiercely different speeds. (more...)
The Witcher Game Series Celebrates 10th Anniversary The Witcher Game Series Celebrates 10th Anniversary
- September 06, 2017

Celebrating 10 years of The Witcher as an unbelievable RPG series, developer CD Projekt Red has released a very cool and sweet video featuring a number of familiar faces, and places. If you're a fan of the series then you should definitely check this out. He addresses the audience directly. Both women are possible love interests for Geralt during the series, which suggests this round-up should just be a who's who of Geralt's exes. (more...)
15 mysterious radio emissions detected in alien life probe 15 mysterious radio emissions detected in alien life probe
- September 01, 2017

FRBs are brief, bright pulses of radio emission that originate from distant galaxies. While we know the general location of FRB 121102 - a dwarf galaxy about 3 billion light years away - we don't quite know yet what generates these sounds. (more...)
Square Enix Hints At Final Fantasy XV For Nintendo Switch Square Enix Hints At Final Fantasy XV For Nintendo Switch
- August 23, 2017

I hope that Square Enix goes for the console version of Final Fantasy XV . Their premium games tend to come at a premium cost. The game itself is a stripped down version of Final Fantasy XV but still features the same storyline. What we don't know is the steps the developers would have to take to get the game running at an acceptable level on Nintendo's hardware. "I think a lot of people do want the mods as free as possible", he said, "and with as few limitations from our side as ... (more...)
Android 8.0 is now officially Android Oreo
- August 22, 2017

Google has been prepping up for the new iteration of Android for quite some time now, constantly releasing developer previews. Android is the world's most widely used mobile operating system. New notification dots have also been added which will flag when an app has an alert waiting to be addressed. Using this mode will allow users to browse their smartphone even when the YouTube app window is open. (more...)
Here's your first look at the BMW Z4 Concept Here's your first look at the BMW Z4 Concept
- August 18, 2017

Caution is advised due to this car's concept status, but if the design seen here is anything to go by, expect a bold new look when the 2018 Z4 is officially revealed. On the concept, it features two longitudinal vents to accentuate its length. However, these are unlikely to make production, according to Autocar's sources . (more...)
SoundCloud saved by SoundCloud saved by "largest financing round" in company's history
- August 17, 2017

The new round raised Dollars 169.5 million. "The core of our company is the creators", said Ljung, who is becoming chairman of SoundCloud . The company outlined the investments in a blog post, while it also announced that former Vimeo executive Kerry Trainor will be taking over as CEO... (more...)
Lexington, Ky. Mayor Says Confederate Statues Are Coming Down After Charlottesville Lexington, Ky. Mayor Says Confederate Statues Are Coming Down After Charlottesville
- August 15, 2017

The mayor suggested the statues be moved to a community park. The speaker of the Maryland state House on Monday called for the removal of a statue of Roger B. The move comes after a vehicle plowed through a group of counter protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. "They are there as symbols of racial hatred and that's why we feel they should come down". (more...)
See partial lunar eclipse over Qatar sky tomorrow See partial lunar eclipse over Qatar sky tomorrow
- August 07, 2017

Residents of Asian countries including Pakistan, Europe, Antarctica, Africa, and Australia will be able to see the eclipse. The full moon will emerge from the shadow area at 1918 GMT, and then the partial eclipse will end, said the report. This eclipse can be seen with naked eye. The main difference from one event to another is the degree to which the totally eclipsed Moon is darkened and how colourful it might be. (more...)
2017's DC TV Crossover Has Been Dated, Will Span Two Nights 2017's DC TV Crossover Has Been Dated, Will Span Two Nights
- August 05, 2017

Thus, with time quickly creeping up for another sublime small screen superhero association that will, again, team the heroes of Arrow , The Flash , Supergirl and Legends Of Tomorrow , the network has unveiled the details for their 2017 crossover event. (more...)
Microsoft, PayPal Partner for Mobile Peer-to-Peer Payments on Skype Microsoft, PayPal Partner for Mobile Peer-to-Peer Payments on Skype
- August 03, 2017

With this collaboration, Skype users on Android and iOS will be able to send PayPal money to their contacts. The countries that support Skype's Send Money feature are the USA, the UK, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain. (more...)
Chinese incursions into India reported Chinese incursions into India reported
- August 01, 2017

The article argued that China must avoid war, but insist on Indian troop withdrawal from Doklam by other means. They had a heated exchange of words with Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) before they left after two hours. Barahoti in the Chamoli district reported such instances of Chinese transgression in the past too. Barahoti was listed as a disputed area by India and China in 1958, and it was agreed that neither side would send troops. (more...)
Trump, electronics manufacturer announce new Wisconsin plant Trump, electronics manufacturer announce new Wisconsin plant
- July 29, 2017

During the White House announcement, Trump was joined by Foxconn CEO Terry Gou, Vice President Pence, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Wisconsin Gov. That plant was never built. However, Gou has been talking about shifting some manufacturing to the United States for several years, with little to show for it so far. (more...)
Nintendo holds to Switch sales view despite demand Nintendo holds to Switch sales view despite demand
- July 27, 2017

Nintendo kicks off its new fiscal year with strong earnings in net sales, operating income, and total profits, solidifying the company's return as a major player in the games market. Breath Of The Wild on Switch current stands at 3.92 million sales, which is understandable as there were few other retail games of note available at the console's launch. (more...)
Ghost Recon Wildlands Is Getting PvP This Fall Ghost Recon Wildlands Is Getting PvP This Fall
- July 22, 2017

Ubisoft invited members of the community in for a sneak peak at the new mode in a series of workshops at the Paris studio. It'll be on all platforms, and the mode will be in a free update for the third-person shooter later this fall. What exactly the classes are isn't known right now, but the trailer above shows some players with light or heavy weapons while others are focused on using the game's drone technology to their advantage. (more...)
Elon Musk seems to have ditched Red Dragon lander plan for Mars Elon Musk seems to have ditched Red Dragon lander plan for Mars
- July 21, 2017

Elon Musk , serial entrepreneur and relentless social media hype-man, claims to have received "verbal approval" (whatever that is) from the government to build a huge tunnel from NY to Washington, DC that will provide ultra-fast transportation on the southern half of the northeast corridor. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Samsung Galaxy Note 8
- July 21, 2017

Samsung also dropped the entry-level 32GB storage option in favor of a bigger 64GB storage that made its debut on the Galaxy Note 7, leaving this storage module to the medium models such as the Galaxy A and Galaxy C family. For now, chalk that one up as a feature I'm not overly excited about. This could be the new norm moving ahead for flagship smartphones . As you may know, Samsung and even Apple have ditched the in-screen fingerprint scanner for its S8 and iPhone 8 models as it ... (more...)
Millions of Verizon Customer Records Were Exposed Online Millions of Verizon Customer Records Were Exposed Online
- July 14, 2017

The data was downloadable by anyone with the easy-to-guess web address, according to the report . The cloud server was owned and operated by telephonic software and data firm NICE Systems , a third-party vendor for Verizon . UpGuard notified Verizon about the breach on June 13 and the data was no longer publicly available as of June 22, according to the blog post. Last month, UpGuard discovered exposed personal information belonging to more than 198 million registered USA ... (more...)
More Than 80000 Websites And Users Join Forces To Save Net Neutrality More Than 80000 Websites And Users Join Forces To Save Net Neutrality
- July 14, 2017

That being said , there is a distinct lack of competition, especially in rural areas. But the protests appeared to be causing little real disruption Wednesday. With some of the most trafficked websites in the United States participating, politicians raised concerns over whether the FCC's Electronic Comment Filing System can withstand a flood of comments - or a cyberattack. (more...)
Tulsa Man Arrested After Explosion At Recruiting Office In Bixby Tulsa Man Arrested After Explosion At Recruiting Office In Bixby
- July 13, 2017

The office was closed at the time of the explosion and no one was injured, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Federal investigators from several different departments responded to the explosion. A vehicle's tires were slashed and some windows broken at that office. On social media, he often complained about being mistreated by the air force and bemoaned the plight of other vets. (more...)
British doctors must treat Charlie Gard, Boris Johnson tells Italy British doctors must treat Charlie Gard, Boris Johnson tells Italy
- July 06, 2017

Charlie's parents have been spending his last days with him at the hospital before he is taken off life support , according to BBC . Prayers and support for Charlie have been flooding in from across the world, including from Pope Francis and U.S. (more...)
After WannaCry, Microsoft amps up security updates After WannaCry, Microsoft amps up security updates
- June 29, 2017

On Tuesday, Adrienne Hall , general manager of the cyber defence operations centre at Microsoft , said in a blog-post that the updates have been released to the elevated risk of "nation-state actors" organisations. But in the wake of the WannaCry outbreak, which saw a ransomeware worm take advantage of un-patched versions of windows to encrpyt millions of computers worldwide, Microsoft is reassessing that policy. (more...)
Samsung to launch Galaxy Tab S3 Android tablet in India today Samsung to launch Galaxy Tab S3 Android tablet in India today
- June 22, 2017

The features that adds splendour to this tablet is its HDR video playback capabilities, which makes the scene come alive. Korean Smartphone manufacturer Samsung's new Galaxy J7 Max is up for grabs from Tuesday (20 June) in India. The S Pen does not require any charging or pairing and boasts a fine 0.7mm tip. The original report from the Korean publication Naver indicates the Galaxy Note 8 will likely also be unveiled at a NY event. (more...)
Micheal Bay Strikes Again with "Transformers 5" Shot in Native Stereoscopic 3D
- June 22, 2017

Turns out, she'll have a key role in helping Cade and his Autobots defend the earth from a potentially devastating attack. Transformers has been super successful so far, and the performance of the latest installment will shed some light on whether there is an audience for future films. (more...)
Public Protector Makes Waves With State Capture, Apartheid Bailout Reports
- June 20, 2017

The DA states that Mkhwebane has yet to deliver investigation reports based on complaints laid against the Gupta family almost a year ago and that this silence has led to serious doubts surrounding her objectivity and neutrality. Comrades who were in government when the CIEX report came out where defensive when it came to this matter. The price was R1.23 billion and was paid directly to Bankorp shareholders which is why Absa should not be expected to pay again. (more...)

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