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New Lexus ES goes head-to-head with BMW 5 Series

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The trim features an updated powertrain that has an all-new nickel metal hybrid battery that's smaller than before, a more compact electric motor that's also lighter than the old unit, and an all-new engine. - and at a separate event in Beijing. The F-Sport will be offered with a new Adaptive Variable Suspension system similar to what's offered on the Lexus LC 500 coupe. Read More »

Google's new podcast app for Android comes built into Search and Assistant

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By the way, the best option for those with missing notifications seems to be a Chrome-based workaround like If you load the desktop calendar UI on your phone, you can enable " time to leave " notifications. If interested, users can also subscribe to a number of podcast shows. The same button can also be used to unsubscribe from the channel. All you need to do to activate this feature is to request Google Home to play the specific podcast with a voice command. Read More »

Amazon working on robot for early 2019, claims Bloomberg report

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It's a top-secret plan from the company that brought the Echo to homes everywhere, and details are scant for now. That's right: Amazon is working on domestic robots, reports Bloomberg . The concept of Vesta came some years back but it's only this year that the company started hiring in preparation for the roll out. Think Alexa, but with the ability to move around your home autonomously. Read More »

Senegal: French businessman held in custody over corruption

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The 195-year-old company, which has interests in construction, logistics, media, advertising and shipping, issued a statement denying "any illegal actions" in its African operations. It said the investigation relates to invoices for communications services in Guinea and Togo during 2009 and 2010. And the company's transport and logistics unit "has been investing in Africa and in port concessions long before Bollore Group took control of Havas". Read More »

Apple kick starts MacBook Pro battery replacement free of cost

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Apple's website says that the computer battery is not a safety hazard but that it would conduct the replacements free of charge anyway. Apple makes it very clear that this is not a way for MacBook owners to score a free fix. Not all MacBook Pro models are affected, rather only those built between October 2016-October 2017. You can find an Apple Authorized Service Provider near you, make an appointment at an Apple Retail Store or mail your computer into the Apple Repair Center. Read More »

Wolfenstein II for Nintendo Switch launches on June 29

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Wolfenstein II for Nintendo Switch to launch June 29! The Switch port was confirmed previous year, but Bethesda confirmed this morning that the resistance starts fighting back in June. The New Colossus is on the way, and without your bullets they're going to succeed in making us learn German and becoming part of the Third Reich. Time will (hopefully) tell, but for now, at least we have Wolfenstein II to look forward to in June. Read More »

Looking for a new job? Go ahead, just Google it

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The search experience will be available in English on Google's flagship search app on Android and iOS and in Google Search on the desktop and mobile web. Likewise, there is a tab called "Alerts" that sends you email notifications whenever new and relevant jobs become available. "Job search websites are still complicated to job seekers, requiring candidates to register and fill in a lot of information", said Ariya Banomyong, managing director of LINE Thailand. Read More »

Spotify revamps free offering to prime future conversions

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Revealed at the Gramercy Theatre in NY, the app will allow users free access to 750 tracks over a maximum of 15 playlists, without forcing them into a shuffle mode. Spotify has redesigned its mobile app to make it better for non-paying users. Now, the four buttons are Home, Search, Your Library, and Premium. "Streaming now accounts for 38.4 per cent of total recorded music revenue and its growth has more than offset a 5.4 per cent decline in physical revenue and a 20.5 per cent decline in ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan leaks online

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Mercedes will eventually unveil another version of the saloon, tailored specifically to customers outside of China, sometime in the second half of the year. For the Chinese market, the folks at Mercedes-Benz have added various Chinese dialects, including Sichuanese and Cantonese in the intelligent voice control of the MBUX system. Read More »

Barack Obama confirmed as Nelson Mandela lecture speaker in July

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Hatang said the foundation had been seeking someone with "an Africa heritage" to deliver an address that will "deal with issues of democracy" facing the world today. Obama will also convene 200 young people in Johannesburg for five days of meetings, workshops and technical training. He served one term as South Africa's president before stepping down in 1999. Read More »

Trending Stock in Review: Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA)

Tesla Motors, Inc. ( TSLA ) now has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of -7.3 Percent. The stock underperformed the S&P 500 by 8.23%. Trust Company increased its stake in At&T Inc (T) by 7.75% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

Uranus smells like rotten eggs- gas giant has hydrogen sulphide rich atmosphere

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When the austronauts got deeper into Uranus's atmosphere they measured more hydrogen sulfide than ammonia and the exact concentration of hydroden sulfide required, which produced a rotten-egg fart smell . 'Suffocation and exposure in the negative 200 degrees Celsius atmosphere made of mostly hydrogen, helium, and methane would take its toll long before the smell'. Read More »

Giannis Antetokounmpo wows with filthy dunk, tips in game-winner

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By hounding the Celtics on the perimeter, the Bucks cut off Terry Rozier and Shane Larkin from feeding the ball inside early in the shot clock like they were doing in Games 1 and 2. Jayson Tatum put the Celtics up 100-99 - their first lead since they were up 14-13 in the first quarter - by knocking down a pull-up jumper over Khris Middleton with:52 seconds remaining. Read More »

New Doom movie on the way, according to actress' tweet

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For those that recall we got a Doom movie way back in 2005 that starred Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Considering the resurgence of video game movies in the past couple of years, this seems like the ideal time for Doom to debut, however it remains to be seen if Bergman's letting the cat out of the bag early has damaged the studio's plans. Read More »

Miramar map testing arrives on PUBG for Xbox One this week

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The test servers will be online between at 02:00 CEST and 08:00 CEST in the morning from April 26-28, which means if you want to check the new map you'll have to play it late at night. The Invitational will actually have two champions at that, including one for first-person perspective and another victor for third-person, so if you're better at one than you are another, that should be a relief. Read More »

Stocks to Watch For: Intel Corporation (INTC), JD.com, Inc. (JD)

Since April 21, 2017 INTC has risen 44.65% and is uptrending. INTC outperformed by 33.10% the S&P 500. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc increased Cardiovascular Sys Inc Del (CSII) stake by 9.18% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. On Tuesday, April 3 the rating was maintained by Rosenblatt with "Sell". $66,959 worth of Intel Corporation ( NASDAQ : INTC ) shares were sold by RENDUCHINTALA VENKATA S M. Read More »

God of War: Can You Get to Asgard?

If the cover art looks familiar, that's because it's the same as the Game Informer cover that came out a few months ago. Just something fun for your Saturday is all, really. In the prototype video we can see, that while a lot of things have been changed , a great many things have been kept in the game. One-upping yourself time and time again must be daunting for a mostly-anonymous team that bears the negativity of a game that may not live up to the lofty standards of its predecessors , ... Read More »

PS4 Exclusive Detroit: Become Human Free Demo Out Tomorrow

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Upon being asked by Trusted Reviews how long the average playthrough of Detroit: Become Human will be, Williams said "honestly we don't know yet". This might be a good time to make one since in the past, games like Knack 2 have also been offered free of cost on the New Zealand store and it turned out to be another mistake. Read More »

Financial expert taking Facebook to United Kingdom court over fake ads

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MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis is launching a High Court legal battle to "give Facebook a bloody nose" over claims it is publishing scam adverts causing vulnerable people to hand over thousands of pounds to criminals. Lewis added: "It's time Facebook was made to take responsibility". Exemplary damages are being sought. "We will ask the court to ensure they are substantial enough that Facebook can't simply see paying out damages as just the "cost of business" and carry on ... Read More »

Google Replies To GMail Spam Complaints

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However, as of now, it hasn't been figured out what is causing this issue and whether it extends to a larger number of users. The emails arriving in the inbox appear as if they are being sent by the user with a Me marked in the inbox along with the profile icon of the Gmail user on mobile. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro receives price cut; Worth buying now?

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At new price, this phone looks worth and you can now consider it if you are thinking to buy a phone of this price segment. Now, the Galaxy C7 Pro is in for another price cut of Rs 2,500, bringing down its cost to Rs 22,400. The device is backed by a 3300mAh battery with fast charging support and offers 4G LTE, USB Type-C, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC , and a 3.5mm audio jack as connectivity options. Read More »

Advisors Capital Management LLC Has $17.31 Million Stake in Apple (AAPL)

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Pitcairn Company who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $840.87 billion market cap company. Apple Inc. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Tuesday, September 19 report. The stock has a market capitalization of $876,789.50, a PE ratio of 17.99, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.31 and a beta of 1.25. Read More »

Prepaid Recharge Plans Now Offer More Benefits. Details Here

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If you don't belong to this list, you'll only be offered 1GB 4G data like most users who recharged their SIM with Rs 49. Airtel already has a prepaid pack priced at Rs. Airtel's Rs 549 plan that offers 3.5GB data per day, against its earlier 2.5GB data plan. These two Airtel plans came after Reliance Jio offered Rs 509 and Rs 799 prepaid plans with 4GB data and 5GB data per day, respectively. Read More »

How to see the Lyrid meteor shower in MI this weekend

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Earth is entering a stream of debris from Comet Thatcher, source of the annual Lyrid meteor shower. If cloud cover is minimal and the sky remains moonless, skywatchers should be able to see up to 20 meteors in an hour when the meteor shower peaks in the early-morning hours of April 22, according to EarthSky . Read More »

Putin, Trump Will Never Allow US-Russia War

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Envoy Staffan de Mistura met Friday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and said: "I am very pleased. that in spite of what happened last week, and it is still very recent, that there is a strong commitment from the Russian Federation to push forth the political process". Read More »

Cambridge Analytica también usó app de sexo para recopilar datos

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A casi un mes de que entre en efecto el Reglamento General de Protección de Datos (RGPD ) en la Unión Europea -una normativa que regula la manera en que las grandes tecnológicas manejan la información de sus usuarios-, una investigación de Reuters apunta a que Facebook estaría intentando limitar el número de personas que estarían protegidas bajo la normativa. Read More »