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Toyota and Mazda formalise business, capital alliance


Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp. He also suggested that Trump's tweet in January may have prompted Toyota to reconsider its plans to shift production to Mexico. Toyota and Mazda have announced a deepening of their industrial alliance in which each Japanese car-maker will purchase a large chunk of the other and the companies will establish a joint-venture U.S. Read More »

Amir Khan's weird Twitter tirade against Faryal Makhdoom, Anthony Joshua


Who should Anthony Joshua pick between both women? According to reports, Makhdoom had tried to patch things up with her husband and that is why she made up the story of their accounts being hacked.A news source cited a friend saying that Makhdoom's family contacted Khan's family to encourage both of them to patch things up for their three-year-old daughter Lamaisah. Read More »

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Announced for PS4 and Nintendo Switch

Dragon Quest Builders 2 hopes to expand on what the original did by adding a slew of new features: Slopes, underwater diving, more blocks available to stack, waterfalls, being able to glide from high places, and four-person multiplayer. What I'm trying to say is Square Enix should really reward the Western Dragon Quest fans, however few of us there are, by allowing us to give them money for things they make. Read More »

United Kingdom prepared to pay 40bn-euro Brexit bill

So far, Britain has given no official indication of how much it would be willing to pay. But it comes amid apparent splits over the terms of any transition arrangement to provide a bridge between the withdrawal date and the agreement of a new trade deal with the EU. Read More »

Partial lunar eclipse this Monday, pray for clear sky


The partial eclipse ends at 12:48 am while the penumbral eclipse ends at 2:20 am on August 8. Celestial spectacles are a delight to witness and the partial lunar eclipse will grace the skies on Monday night, August 7, which will continue till the wee hours of the next morning. Read More »

Final Fantasy XV Getting Another Multiplayer Beta Soon


In line with this, they have just launched the beta for the multiplayer expansion of the game called Comrades . Final Fantasy XV is now out on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Teams will take on a variety of missions, and because all characters are members of the elite fighting force in Final Fantasy XV known as the Kingsglaive, they will have access to the warp skills, magic attacks, and weapons arsenal of Prince Noctis. Read More »

AI is now handling all of Facebook's translations


Social media company Facebook has just updated its translation feature, now providing users with better translations from one language to another. With over 2 billion users and support for 45 languages, Facebook's translation services account for over 2,000 translation directions and 4.5 billion translations on a daily basis. Read More »

Hearthstone Knights of the Frozen Throne Expansion coming next week


Hearthstone's next expansion Knights of the Frozen Throne will be released on August 10 , Blizzard announced today. It introduces another 135 cards to the game, a good chunk of which have already been revealed. These include cards with a new keyword, Lifesteal, which heals players based on the damage that it does. Players can prepurchase a 50-card pack for $49.99. Read More »

EU Sanctions Russian Deputy Minister, Others In Siemens Case


The EU said the blacklisted companies include Siemens' two Russian contractors that moved the turbines. "We consider reasons for applying a new portion of restrictive measures against our country absolutely farfetched and reserve the right to retaliatory measures". Read More »

9-year-old applies for NASA alien fighting job


The job also involves ensuring that alien matter intentionally or unintentionally brought by spacecraft from space missions does not infect Earth. The position of NASA planetary protection officer pays $124,406 to $187,000 per year, according to the USAJOBS website. Read More »

Massive Dinosaur With Armor Had Camouflage, Scientists Say


Because of its impeccable condition, scientists have already learned something new from the dinosaur: they found signs of what may be pigmentation for camouflage in its skin. The scientists say the discovery suggests that the nodosaur faced predation stress from meat-eating dinosaurs. "We could see that the organic compounds [in the film] were something that contained carbon, nitrogen and sulfur-that is something that we know is typical for [the pigment] red melanin", University of Bristol ... Read More »

"Karate Kid" sequel featuring original stars gets green light on YouTube Red


While now successful in life, he still misses his late mentor, Mr. Miyagi, who taught "Daniel-san" karate while sneakily forcing him to renovate his house and wax his vehicle. Conversely, Lawrence decides to reopen the Cobra Kai dojo for a chance at redemption and as a pretty low-key way to spend his midlife crisis. The real news here might be YouTube Red throwing a lot of money at a series and snatching it from Netflix , Hulu, Amazon , and AMC. Read More »

Earnings on the Doorstep For Activision Blizzard, Inc


About 47,534 shares traded. A slow quarter of new releases didn't slow down Activision Blizzard, Inc . HNHPF's SI was 20,400 shares in August as released by FINRA. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 30 cents per share. Therefore 88% are positive. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Activision Blizzard, Inc . Read More »

Destiny 2 PC Will Restrict Third-Party Capture And Voice Chat Apps


As such, Bungie has a couple goals for the PC beta including testing how Destiny 2 performs on a new platform and make sure first-time PC players get a good feel for the series. Thankfully, there are plenty of workarounds that streamers and content creators can use to avoid having to use Game Capture . In fact, it seems that XSplit and OBS won't work at all when you're playing Destiny 2 in its " Exclusive Fullscreen " mode, as your only options are hardware capture through tools ... Read More »

Coolpad Note 5 Lite C launched in India: Price, specifications and more


Design-wise, the smartphone sports a metallic finish with the fingerprint scanner at the back below the camera sensor. At the front, there is a 5-megapixel sensor with f/2.4 aperture as well. The Coolpad Note 5 Lite 5 is priced at Rs 7,777 and available in Grey and Gold color choice across 3000 multi-brand stores across various Indian cities and towns. Read More »

Nasa seeks planetary protection officer to protect Earth from alien life


It's a position that, on the surface, sounds like what Will Smith did in Men In Black . The job comes with a six figure salary. But sadly, that's not what exactly NASA meant. She's glad to see people talking about NASA's work, but wants to set the record straight: Her job is to protect both Earth and other planets from disease-causing microbes, not sentient beings. Read More »

SUV-like vehicle will "probably happen" — Ferrari boss


Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne had repeatedly ruled out following rivals such as Volkswagen-owned Lamborghini or Porsche into the sports utility segment . Ferrari, which reports second-quarter figures today, is on pace to increase adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization more than 14 per cent this year to at least €1 billion (RM5 billion). Read More »

Los Angeles to host 2028 Summer Olympics


Giving the 2028 Games to the U.S. city was a move that paved the way for the French capital Paris to host the 2024 Olympics. Los Angeles was competing with Paris, the favorite, to host the 2024 games. Bach floated the idea in December of making revisions to the bidding process to prevent it producing "too many losers", building support that led to LA and Paris being able to figure out themselves how to share the 2024 and 2028 Games. Read More »

What new data storage world record has IBM set?


The developers of the technology are presenting the prototype at the 28th Magnetic Recording Conference this week. The advance is significant in the sense that magnetic tape is now the most cost-effective and efficient way to store, back up and archive vast amounts of data. Read More »

LG to launch flagship smartphone with OLED Fullvision display

The shift from LCD to OLED "marks a move by LG to extend its OLED leadership from the premium TV sector into the premium smartphone space", said an LG spokesman. Now, while the report hints at a floating bar on the LG V30 instead of the second screen, it is still unsure what the floating bar feature will entail. Read More »

HBO hack may have been worse than originally thought


The take-down notice also detailed that the hackers did away with " masses of copyrighted items including documents, images, videos and sound". But that's not all. They also said they made off with 1.5 terabytes of content in all from the premium cable network, also promised that more leaks are "coming soon". HBO has confirmed that proprietary information, including some of its programming, was stolen during the cyberattack. Read More »

IPhone Cameras May Soon Get Smarter with 'SmartCam' Scene Recognition


He also suggested that first genuine components should start leaking soon, giving more clarity on some big rumoured features. Although Apple works tirelessly to prevent iPhone 8 leaks from bubbling up via the company's murky supply chain, it turns out that the most revealing iPhone 8 leaks of all have come directly from Apple. Read More »

WannaCry Hackers Move Bitcoin Booty


At the time of the WannaCry attack, victims were asked to pay around £230 in the virtual currency in order to regain control of their systems. A Twitter bot set up by Quartz to monitor the WannaCry-affiliated bitcoin wallets showed that the owners of the accounts started withdrawing the money around 11:10 p.m. Read More »

Sonic Mania's Bonus Stages, Time Attack and Special Stages Trailered


According to DualShockers, all they showed was a still image of one of the special stages and the music that plays during it. SEGA also revealed that the game will have cutscenes similar to Sonic 3 & Knuckles as well as an opening animation for the game reminiscent of Sonic CD's that will be revealed on August 14. Read More »

With positive Q3 revenue, Apple's Tim Cook bullish on India

On a trailing-12-month basis, services is now a $27.8 billion business. To be clear, high expectations for the 10th-generation iPhone are still hurting sales , just not as badly as they could be. You were able to clearly hear Cook and Luca in the background choking with laughter on this. He added that Apple buys lots of money on goods and services from USA suppliers, and recently launched a fund to promote United States manufacturing. Read More »

The Popularity of Instagram Stories Presents a Dire Challenge for Snap


In its filing for an initial public offering, Snap said users younger than 25 spent more than 30 minutes a day in the Snapchat app, while older users averaged 20 minutes a day. Instagram says one in five of the organic stories from businesses are getting a direct message from users. Since then, Instagram has also introduced other Snapchat-like tools, such as face filters for Stories. Read More »

Eye Control is Coming to Windows 10


The new tool is an accessibility feature to make Windows available to a wider range of users. Windows 10 is the latest version of Microsoft's operating system , debuting in 2015 as one operating system to rule all manner of devices: PCs, smartphones, tablets and the IoT. Read More »