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Vivo X20, X20 Plus with FHD+ display and dual rear cameras unveiled


Full View, near bezel-less screens with 18:9 aspect ratio? The 64GB and 128GB storage variants of the Vivo X20 are priced at 2998 Yuan and 3398 Yuan respectively. Also of note is the inclusion of HiFi audio with an AK4376A chip on the X20 and the Plus has an ES9318 DAC and amp. The X20 Plus also packs in most of the same internals as the X20, but comes with a larger 6.43-inch Super AMOLED display. Read More »

Manchester United posts record revenue as sponsorship rolls in


Yet more TV money is only going to push prices higher for Premier League clubs and, in turn, catapult wages again, and while there is little doubt the wealth distribution has led to an increasingly competitive top flight, opportunities for home-grown talent look scarcer than ever as teams continue to spend heavily on foreign players, despite all the investment in academies. Read More »

Richard Branson: Hurricanes are the 'start of things to come'


Branson said that the collapse of communications and infrastructure caused by Hurricane Irma resulted in what seemed to those impacted a shift from the 21st Century to the 19th Century in a matter of hours. Virgin Group founder Richard Branson rode out Hurricane Irma in his wine cellar on his private island in the British Virgin Islands. "The region needs a "Disaster Recovery Marshall Plan" for the BVI and other territories that will aid in recovery, sustainable reconstruction and ... Read More »

New Bible-based claim says world will end this week


In a world where major hurricanes and massive earthquakes are becoming increasingly commonplace, is this new end of the world theory really that hard to believe? "Nibiru and other stories about wayward planets are an Internet hoax ". Read More »

Sonia should have written to RJD, SP on women's bill: BJP


Mrs Gandhi said the Rajya Sabha had passed the bill in march 2010 and since then it is languishing in the lower house for one reason or another. Perhaps the Manmohan Singh government bill was not passed in the Lok Sabha because of the stiff opposition face like Samajwadi Party , Trinamool Congress , and Rashtriya Janata Dal. Read More »

Obama says it's 'frustrating' to keep fighting GOP efforts to repeal Obamacare

Republicans have promised their constituents for years that they would repeal Obamacare, but their most recent effort ended in failure when three Republicans voted against the legislation. The effects on the economy would be nothing short of disastrous. Graham-Cassidy is being called a hail Mary, and the GOP's last chance at repeal. "Look, you're talking to somebody who for seven years tried to get the word out that things were going pretty good ... Read More »

Journalist hacked to death, sec 144 imposed


On Tuesday, over 60 members of TRUGP were injured in separate attacks allegedly by rival IPFT cadres at 12 places in Tripura. Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) continued to be in force while internet services have been suspended in most parts of Tripura. Read More »

Instagram gives you a new way to embarrass yourself in live video


Tap any filter to check out a new look, and play around with as many as you'd like. Instagram just rolled out this new feature earlier today, so don't fret if you don't see the option in your app quite yet. Those face filters served to further blur the line between Instagram and Snapchat , and today Instagram is taking it one step forward by adding those same face filters to Live Videos . Read More »

Square Enix shows first Left Alive gameplay footage in new trailer


The game takes place, apparently, in Russian Federation, in 2127, in an atmosphere of chaos, urban, end of the world and under the snow. It still knows very little about the game, except that three characters will be playable , including one woman, and that the action takes place in the world of the series of Tactical RPG Front Mission from Square Enix. Read More »

NWS: Tropical Storm Watch canceled as Jose weakens


As of 5 a.m. Wednesday Jose was a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds around 65 miles per hour. Wind shear continues to affect Jose's inner-core convection, giving it a less-than-classic tropical storm appearance in infrared satellite imagery. Read More »

Mercedes-Benz building $1B electric battery, SUV plant in Alabama


Prior to today's announcement, the company has only confirmed electric vehicle production at three of its German assembly plants. In the recent move, Daimler prepares to invest $1 billion to broaden its Mercedes Benz assembly plant near Tuscaloosa, Alabama , to provide batteries and electric sport utility vehicles that would take on Tesla Inc's models, according to a person informed on the matter. Read More »

Art Teacher Busted Having Sex With 4 Students, 2 On Same Day


Last week, 26-year-old substitute teacher Allyson Moran was arrested in MI on sexual assault accusations. When Wright asked if she had any inappropriate contact with students, Goline allegedly said, " I'm not going to lose my husband ", but added, " We had sex ". Read More »

The "devil frog" could prey on small dinosaurs


An worldwide team of researchers conducted a first-time bite force scaling experiment to determine what the force of Madagascar's extinct giant frog's bite would have been. As the frog bit down on the plates, they acted as scales to accurately sense the force of the bite. Form this it can be imagined how much biting force did the Beelzebufo had. Read More »

"Dad bod" fanny packs are in the works


And, in order to properly celebrate all types of dad bods , Pukies has come up with designs that vary in skin tones, bellybuttons, and hairiness. Guess there's a first time for everything. But Pukies told Mashable he's already received several enquiries from manufacturers, and buyer response seems strong enough that he's considering launching a Kickstarter campaign. Read More »

Xiaomi brings in festive cheers for customers with its Diwali sale offers


The Redmi Note 4 has been one of the company's biggest selling smartphones in the country, having sold 5 million units within six months of launch. There is a 4,100mAh battery onboard. On the connectivity front, it supports 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, micro USB port and dual-SIM. The Mi Max 2 boasts of a full-metal body . Read More »

This is Volvo's XC40, and it's coming to SA


The Volvo XC40 sticks close to the 40.1 Concept showcased previous year and you can clearly see the family motifs like the smooth Thor's Hammer DRLs as well as the overall styling. The two diesel options are also four-cylinder units, with the D3 offering up 148bhp and the D4 producing 187bhp. More efficient three-cylinder engines, plus a plug-in hybrid , are all expected to be added at a later date. Read More »

Mockery Attack! Huawei Takes a Bite at Apple iPhone X

This capability will be extended to the front camera for selfies in the iPhone X . The worst fears of many came true last week, with Apple confirming that the new handset would start at $999, but according to Cook we're thinking about it all wrong. Read More »

Tesla shares jump 3% after Musk teases with electric semi-truck details


Also, VP Eric Branderiz sold 99 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 5th. As of quarter end Koshinski Asset Management, Inc. 5,420,496 shares of the stock were exchanged. The shares were sold at an average price of $350.12, for a total value of $34,661.88. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 160,274 shares in the company, valued at approximately $51,505,652.64. Read More »

Tesla is Developing Their Own Self-Driving AI Chip with AMD


That's relevant because the company has an exclusive supply agreement with AMD through 2020. It's no secret that Tesla always wanted to develop an in-house chip to handle its cars' autonomous functions. Interestingly, Tesla's head of AI, Jim Keller, is an ex-AMD CPU ar- chitect having designed Zen (used in Ryzen and EPYC), and has surrounded himself at Tesla with several key AMD players, which may have been the initial reason Tesla is aligning themselves with AMD . Read More »

Largest and Smallest Animals At Highest Risk of Extinction, Study Finds


Scientists at the Oregon State University in the U.S. say anthropogenic factors and climate change pose a greater threat to smaller vertebrates-habitat loss, climate change, logging, etc. Different conservation strategies will be needed to address threats to the largest and smallest animals, the scientists said. However, fish like the whale-shark, birds (Somali ostrich), reptiles and giant amphibians (giant salamander) have received much lesser attention while the smaller species-frogs, ... Read More »

Apple Music app for Android gets "OK Google" support


Microsoft's statement went so far as to state that the iOS 11 Mail app is not compatible with Outlook.com, Office 365 or Exchange 2016 on Windows Server 2016. Apple is working closely with Microsoft to resolve the issue and will release a fix soon in an upcoming software update. Many users expressed outrage on a Reddit thread about the issue, especially amidst reports that Apple knew - or at least should have known - about it dating back to July, when beta testers first ran into ... Read More »

JioFi Dongle Price Slashed By 50%


Despite the eye-popping offers and meteoric rise of its market share Reliance Jio has failed to capture a sizeable share of premium customers, that are largely hooked to Vodafone and Airtel . Up to 10 Wi-Fi enabled devices like smartphones, laptops, tablets and even smart TVs are allowed at the same time. The device can give connection to 10 devices simultaneously with 150 Mbps data transfer speed. Read More »

Institutional Investor Sentiment About Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) Improved

It has underperformed by 9.16% the S&P500. Other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Procter and Gamble Hygiene and Health Care closed at Rs. 16,000 shares were sold by Cox Christopher K , worth $2.37 million on Monday, May 22. They expect $-0.03 earnings per share , 0.00% or $0.00 from last year's $-0.03 per share. Read More »

IPhone X vs iPhone 8


The Watch Series 3 starts at $399 and was launched alongside new iPhone models. Some marquee features of the watch, like voice calls and Siri, failed to work reliably because of its shoddy cell connection. "It's really nice to know you can be reached if needed while staying in the moment". Apple ( aapl ) sent a statement to Goode explaining that it had found a bug in the Series 3 watch's connectivity function that it planned to correct. Read More »

Google/HTC deal is official, Google to acquire part of HTC's smartphone team


The move formalizes a long-awaited tie-up that could further Google's ambitions in the mobile phone and virtual reality industries and may rescue HTC's flagging business. On Google's side, the deal was announced by SVP of Hardware and former Motorola CEO Rick Osterloh. HTC, which once sold one in 10 smartphones globally, has seen its market share dwindle sharply in the face of heated competition from Apple, Samsung Electronics and Chinese rivals. Read More »

Paytm Mall Mera Cashback Sale Offers Up to 100 Percent Cashback


It has enhanced and unique selection through exclusive partnerships with leading brands in fashion, consumer electronics & durables, and smartphones. With top brands like Apple, Woodland, Sony, Fossil and Samsung across product categories on sale, shoppers will be spoilt for choice. Read More »

Android One in the USA: Moto X4 with Project Fi

According to Motorola , the Android One Moto X will cost $399 and is now on pre-order. And today, the company has officially launched the Android One edition Moto X4 in the USA for $399, which is the same price as the original Moto X4 device. Read More »