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Chevrolet Offers Drop-Top Version of 2019 Corvette ZR1

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The ZR1 Convertible carries forward the hardware from the standard ZR1. The performance upgrades to the Corvette ZR1 coupe carry over to the new ZR1 convertible and the curb weight difference between the ZR1 coupe and convertible is less than 60 pounds. Read More »

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Sets A New Record At Nurburgring

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The company hasn't said who was driving the vehicle, but the time lops a hefty 11 seconds off the previous best by a production four-door saloon, mingling with some supercars and two-door coupes in the timesheets. Reliability and daily-driving considerations that are front-and-center in mass-market cars are less of a concern in something as specialized as the XE SV Project 8. Read More »

Pentagon, NSA data leaked through AWS bucket

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That's exactly what happened in late September when Chris Vickery, director of cyber risk research at security company UpGuard, discovered the server. However, it was slow, hard to use and crash-prone to such an extent that a memo from 2014 termed it as "a major hindrance to operations", as reported by the Associated Press . Read More »

Canadian man involved in Yahoo hack pleads guilty

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Baratov would be able to get the access codes 80 accounts among those hacked. US law enforcement officials call the 22-year-old Baratov a "hacker-for-hire" and say he was paid by members of Russia's Federal Security Service to access more than 80 accounts. Read More »

Meet HDMI 2.1 With 10K 48 Gbps Support

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This is big, as the focus was merely on 8K resolution when we first dropped the news . Additional features supported by the new HDMI 2.1 spec also include eARC (enhanced audio return channel) compatibility for connecting to audio devices, and enhanced refresh rate features to reduce lag, screen tearing, and delays during gaming, virtual reality, and media switching. Read More »

Waterloo Region's apartment rental vacancy rate falls below 2%

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Gustavo Durango, CMHC senior market analyst, said the rental demand can be attributed to worldwide migrants arriving in Canada , improved employment conditions and an ongoing aging of the country's population. As for the Vancouver census metropolitan area, it's at 0.7 per cent up from 0.5 per cent in 2016. They were lowest in Trois-Rivieres, Que., at $594. Read More »

December supermoon to brighten the night sky Sunday

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The lunar event is actually the fourth supermoon of 2017, however, the first three were not visible to the naked eye because they occurred during a new moon (when the darkened face of the moon is facing Earth). December's moon will reach its fullest point on Dec. 3 at 9:46 a.m. CST, but it will appear almost full that night and the night before. The best time to view the supermoon will be just after sunrise on December 4th. Read More »

There's a Massive Security Vulnerability in the New macOS

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In the login field, type " root " as the username. Click the lock in the bottom left corner to unlock, then go to Edit (in the menu on your Mac) and "Change Root Password". So, keep the account enabled and set a root password right now. Apple ID email addresses tied to users on the Mac can be removed and altered, as well. Read More »

Will The Samsung Galaxy S9 Look Like This?

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However, both the Galaxy S8 were criticized for their poor fingerprint sensor placement and rear design language. Last month, Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro received an update to October's Android security patch and to keep on with this process, the South Korean tech giant has started rolling out an update for November's Android security patch. Read More »

NASA's Mars soil simulant witnesses earthworm reproduction, crop growth

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The soil simulant was created using data collected by Mars rovers and orbiters and is said to be as close to the real thing as possible, given the information that's now available. In Mars-like soil, the report notes that plants like green beans, peas, radish, tomato, potato, rocket, carrot and garden cress have all been successfully grown. Read More »

Brokers Set Expectations for Novavax, Inc.'s FY2018 Earnings (NVAX)

Their technology platforms involve the use of proprietary, microscopic, organized, non-phospholipid structures as vehicles for the delivery of a wide variety of drugs and other therapeutic products, including certain hormones, anti-bacterial and anti-viral products and vaccine adjuvants. Read More »

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp scores 15 million downloads in just one week

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Super Mario Run was downloaded 32 million times in its first 6 days of availability, which is more than double Animal Crossing in the same time period. Then again, we can scrutinize these download numbers and wonder how many concurrent players each game has. SensorTower uses robust algorithms and hundreds of millions of data points to gain insight into the App Store and Google Play. Read More »

Origami-inspired muscles can lift 1000 times their weight

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The team concealed skeletons capable of compressing themselves within sealed sacs of fluid or air, which allows the artificial muscles to complete complex movements powerfully and energy-efficiently. "You essentially get that motion for free, without the need for a control system". This allows the muscles to be very compact and simple, and thus more appropriate for mobile or body-mounted systems that can not accommodate large or heavy machinery. Read More »

Honor V10 with minimum bezels launching in India in January 2018

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While the Honor V9 was launched Honor 8 Pro in the worldwide market, the new Honor V10 is expected to launch as Honor 9 Pro on December 5th in London. A benchmark listing revealed the specifications of the upcoming Honor V10 . As far as cameras are concerned, Honor V10 will come with a dual rear-camera setup with 16-megapixel and 20-megapixel lenses, with an aperture range from F/0.95-F/16. Read More »

OnePlus 5T to go on open sale today via Amazon, OnePlus stores

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On buying the OnePlus 5T via Amazon India , you can get a slew of offers and benefits. "We are happy to announce that OnePlus 5T will go live for open sale, starting November 28, across all channels which include Amazon.in and oneplusstore.in", said Vikas Agarwal, General Manager, OnePlus India, here. Read More »

Cybersecurity Experts trick iPhone X Face ID Technology with 3D Printed Mask

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The researchers named their mask the "artificial twin", as it was similar to the way an identical (or close to identical) sibling could unlock an iPhone X. The Apple iPhone X's Face ID security system has been busted open by Vietnamese security firm Bkav once again. However, with this research result, we have to raise the severity level to every casual users: "Face ID is not secure enough to be used in business transactions", VP of cyber security at Bkav Ngo Tuan Anh said. Read More »

Final Fantasy XV November 29th Active Time Report To Unveil "Surprising" News

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December 18, 2017 marks the 30th anniversary of Final Fantasy . "And we will bring exciting, new Final Fantasy games to the world". For those who may be unaware, the " Comrades " expansion allows " Final Fantasy 15" players to create their own avatars and then use those to take on new challenges together with their friends online. Read More »

Big Call of Duty

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No word yet on when this new content will be coming to WWII or how it'll change the current game. The video, from self-described dataminer and modder "MrJaRnii", was published to YouTube before it was taken down. It looks like some new modes are on the way, including Gun Game - in which players start with a single weapon, and each kill moves them on to a new one. Read More »

Coral Sex Could Be What Saves The Great Barrier Reef

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In June this year, UNESCO expressed serious concern about the impact of coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef. Professor Harrison claims no reef system on the planet was now "healthier than it was 35 years ago". Eight months later, the researchers were amazed to see that the coral survived . "In the past, the Marine Park Authority has had a philosophy of basically getting out of nature's way". Read More »

Senate chairman wants hearing on Uber breach

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These comments came on the heels of Uber's disclosure recently that it covered up a 2016 data breach which compromised data of some 57 million customers and drivers. "We informed SoftBank that we were investigating a data breach, consistent with our duty to disclose to a potential investor, even though our information at the time was preliminary and incomplete", Uber said. Read More »

Zack Snyder 'Justice League' Director's Cut Apparently Doesn't Exist

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The studio tried to reassure DC Extended Universe fans that Whedon was merely seeing through post-production and would stay true to Snyder's vision. And if you've been paying attention to all of what I just said , you would already have realized why a home-release " Zack Snyder cut" would be an impossibility. Read More »

Facebook reveals how it uses AI to help suicidal users

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Now, when the system identifies a post or Facebook Live broadcast "likely to include thoughts of suicide", those posts can be routed to Facebook's specially-trained reviewers who, in turn, can contact first responders. Guy Rosen, vice president of product management at Facebook, said in a statement that it's important to spot signs quickly that a user is considering suicide so that he or she can get help as soon as possible, but it would be impossible for Facebook to manually monitor all ... Read More »

Is Assassin's Creed Rogue Coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4?

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There's some discrepancies when between retailers-Webster.it states March 15, whereas ePrice says Rogue HD goes on sale for March 18-but fans have already started speculating whether a current-gen HD remake is on the way. As spotted by Kotaku UK , there are three separate retailers who all have the game listed as coming for PS4 and Xbox One as a "HD" release, although none of them can seem to agree on a release date outside of early 2018. Read More »

Destiny 2 gets a free trial starting tomorrow

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In other words, by switching off the code which constrained XP progress during certain activities where you could gain lots of XP quickly, Bungie had levelled the playing field across the game. A free trial will begin tomorrow, offering up a taste of the game for anyone curious. "After reviewing our data, we agree that the system is not performing the way we'd like it to", it stated. Read More »

Self-Proclaimed Rocket Scientist Launches A "Flat Ground Test" Launch

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Hughes claims that he contacted the local Bureau of Land Management for permission to launch the rocket over a deserted patch of public land near Amboy, California , and was told that it would be left up to the FAA. The launch may happen as early as this week, provided no other unexpected delays occur. The 61-year-old had ridden a homemade rocket once before, on a quarter-mile flight across the Arizona desert. Read More »

Oppo F5 6GB RAM, 64GB goes on sale in India

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The pre-order windows for Oppo F5 6GB RAM will be closed on December 1, the day shipments begin. The phone will be available in Red and Black color variants. Under the hood is the 2.5GHz MediaTek helio P23 (MT6763T) octa-core processor coupled with Mali-G71 MP2 GPU. The USP of Oppo F5 is its 6 inch FHD+ display with resolution of 2160 × 1080 pixels with 18:9 aspect ratio and 2.5D curved glass with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Read More »