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Taco Bell's Insane Taco With a Fried Egg Shell Is Launching Nationwide

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On Tuesday, the company revealed their latest shell innovation which they're calling a breakfast "game-changer". " Shell innovation is at the center of where we experiment ". The press release said the events will begin in NY and will continue in other states. The event will take place in NY on Thursday, Aug. 17, and continue through locations in Laguna Beach, CA (August 25), Austin, TX (August 26) and Chicago (August 27). Read More »

Maersk's NotPetya losses could hit $378 million

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Mr. Skou estimates that Maersk Line lost out on carrying 70,000 40-foot containers during the first two weeks of July as customers had to use other firms. This was said by the CEO in an interview with the Financial Times . "This is a very positive development as demand is steadily above supply, driving up freight rates", Mr Skou said. Read More »

Trump Attacks Amazon for 'Great Damage' He Says Its Done Traditional Retailers

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Meanwhile, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey initiates coverage on Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Amazon , and Alphabet ( GOOG , GOOGL ) at Buy ratings due to long-term optimism for the internet and digital media. Amazon still doesn't require shoppers to pay sales tax on purchases from third-party vendors that sell products through Amazon . In December 2015, Trump also described the Washington Post as a tax shelter that Mr Bezos uses to keep Amazon's taxes low. Read More »

The Evil Within 2 Trailer Reveals The Deadly Photographer

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Sebastian, the haunted protagonist of The Evil Within 2 , will not only have to contend with some gruesome and grisly monsters in appearance alone but also those whose ugliness hides beneath the surface. Why should he, when he could orchestrate those final breaths? Hunted by the law in real life, he's fled into a place called STEM, which is a bit like The Matrix if imagined by Freddy Krueger. Read More »

Google Home one-ups Amazon Echo, now lets you call phones

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You do this by either pressing and holding the top of Google Home (the touch sensitive part) or by asking for help with the "Hey, Google " command. In the meantime, Google Home owners can gain access to experimental features by enrolling in the speaker's Preview program. For those who don't want to show their number, there is an "Unlisted" option as well. Read More »

Urban Outfitters, Inc. (URBN) - Jefferies Holds Rating And Sets New Price Target

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Finally, Morgan Stanley restated an "equal weight" rating and issued a $19.00 price target (down from $27.00) on shares of Urban Outfitters in a research report on Friday, May 19th. Therefore 75% are positive. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track On Deck Capital, Inc. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co given on Tuesday, September 20. Read More »

Huawei 'Mate 10' with bezel-less display leaked

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Few reports suggest that the phone could sport a bezel-less display while some hint that the phone could come with 2K resolution but no photos or images of the phone were leaked, until now. Elsewhere, the Weibo leak claims that the Huawei Mate 10 will pack Huawei's Kirin 970 processor - which the firm claims can take on the Snapdragon 835 with its performance and battery life improvements, alongside "at least" 6GB RAM , 64GB storage and microSD expansion up to 256GB. Read More »

Qualcomm reveals depth-sensing camera technology 15 August 2017 13:25 GMT

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Qualcomm also built a new power-efficient image signal processor (ISP) to pair with the new camera modules. Together, the new ISPs and camera modules are engineered to support superior image quality and new computer vision use cases that utilize deep learning techniques and bokeh quality image experiences with a faster time to market for smartphone and HMD devices. Read More »

Obaseki, Shaibu meet Edo lawmakers over impeachment saga

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The impeachment, however, was met with resistance from the other members who did not append their signatures to the impeachment notice . Trouble came to the fore after the house reconvened from a 26-day break which enabled members to carry out "oversight functions". Read More »

Google paying Apple $3 billion to remain on iPhone

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During Apple's financial conference call earlier this month, Apple CEO touched on the topic of 'Services' by stating that "Services revenue hit an all-time quarterly record of $7.3 billion representing 22% growth over a year ago". Sacconaghi Jr. wrote in a memo to investors acquired by CNBC , "and we estimate that total Google payments to Apple in FY 17 may approach $3B". It expects Google to pay Apple $3 billion this year just for this privilege while pointing out that the licensing ... Read More »

Risky form of Android spyware found in more than 1000 apps

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Anybody who installs the compromised apps will find they have full messaging functionality. The apps are all part of a malware family Lookout calls SonicSpy . Users should also avoid installing Google Play apps of questionable value or utility, particularly when they have few downloads. Up to 5,000 Android users had downloaded Soniac at the time of its removal. Read More »

Aetna Meets With Apple To Discuss Apple Watch Distribution

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The meetings between Apple and Aetna took place last Thursday and Friday in Southern California. Aetna already offers the Apple Watch to its 50,000 employees as part of its corporate wellness program . Aetna is betting that by getting the Apple Watch onto the wrists of its customers, it helps them become healthier by promoting exercise and diet. Read More »

Pikachu is the latest social media star thanks to Snapchat

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Now, thanks to a timely partnership between the ephemeral messaging app and The Pokemon Company, that end-of-days scenario is actually upon us, because you can now turn yourself into Pikachu using a Snapchat filter. Like Snapchat's best filters, the Pikachu mask is a cute idea with a slightly creepy execution. The popular yellow rat thing will come and kiss your face when you open your mouth, and then electrocute you, which seems a bit hostile. Read More »

Pikachu is the latest social media star thanks to Snapchat

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Now, thanks to a timely partnership between the ephemeral messaging app and The Pokemon Company, that end-of-days scenario is actually upon us, because you can now turn yourself into Pikachu using a Snapchat filter. Like Snapchat's best filters, the Pikachu mask is a cute idea with a slightly creepy execution. The popular yellow rat thing will come and kiss your face when you open your mouth, and then electrocute you, which seems a bit hostile. Read More »

Benchmark is blocking attempts to sell Uber shares to other investors

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The lawsuit, filed last Thursday, also accused Kalanick of concealing a range of misdeeds from the board and scheming to retain power at Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] even after he was forced to resign as CEO in late June. The letter signed by early Uber "angel" investor Shervin Pishevar and others asked Benchmark to sell enough shares to surrender board appointment rights, saying it had people ready to buy the stake. Read More »

Nepal: Devotees throng temples on occasion of Krishna Janmashtami

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Janmashtami is marked by a number of special activities. The local unit of the ISKCON will hold a special religious and cultural programme to mark the Janmashtami celebrations on their temple premises here on Tuesday. Krishna was born to Vasudev and Devki in jail. The devotees offer "chappan bhog" on the following day known as "Nanda Utsav" and prepare a list of 56 dishes to offer to the god. Read More »

Dollar edges up versus yen, outlook seen clouded by North Korea tensions

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In currencies, the US dollar was up 1 per cent against the Swiss franc , erasing much of the greenback's losses last week against the Swiss currency, which is viewed as a safe bet during times of geopolitical turmoil. "Of course, it's all come at a time when share markets are due for a correction, so North Korea has provided a ideal trigger". "Pretty remarkable, perhaps even extraordinary, considering", said Tim Ash, strategist at fund manager BlueBay. Read More »

Google speech recognition now supports Armenian

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The Internet giant has earlier added support for 11 Indian languages to Gboard app in April and now supports a total of 22 Indian languages with transliteration. Google said using voice medium to make searches also saves users much time. After bringing voice typing (aka c instead of typing) to 30 languages and locales around the world, Google's speech recognition now supports 119 language varieties, in Gboard on Android, Voice Search and more. Read More »

Here's Microsoft's take on Surface Reliability reports by Consumer Reports

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The Skylake fiasco came to a head internally when Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella met with Lenovo past year and asked the firm, then the world's biggest maker of PCs, how it was dealing with the Skylake reliability issues. "Lenovo was confused", claims Thurrott. For starters, Thurrott reports that initial problems surrounding the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book were blamed by Microsoft on Intel's Skylake processors. Read More »

Pakistan Embassy in India celebrates its 70th Independence Day

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We want Peace! India and Pakistan have a long history of wars, conflict and unsettled issues. The first of its kind effort by the artistes will give you goosebumps and force you to think about why there is a crucial necessity for peace and friendship to prevail between the two countries. Read More »

Padres Drop Final Game in Dodgers Series

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The Dodgers responded in the fourth inning with a pair of home runs. LA and Arizona split the first two games, then on Thursday the Dodgers scored three times in the first and fifth innings on the way to an 8-6 win. OUR PREDICTION: The over is 5-2-1 in the last eight meetings between these two teams. Hill ended up striking out nine in six innings of work while allowing two earned runs. Read More »

LG V30 user interface and facial recognition revealed

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LG further says that the UX 6 .0+ will offer more personalisation options to the users. This LG V30 floating bar has now been spotted in an official tease from LG. It is also possible to drag the floating bar off the display in case it is not required. The device's voice recognition is enabled through Qualcomm Aqstic voice UI technology, which LG said allows always-listening capabilities using little battery power. Read More »

Amazon Recalls Counterfeit Solar Eclipse Glasses

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To safely view the solar eclipse August 21, you'll need a special pair of ultra-dark sunglasses. An alternative to using eclipse glasses is to use a number 14 welder's mask. The lens caps had the proper ISO number, 12312-2, which has been verified to comply with worldwide safety standards. This way is safe and now multiple people can enjoy the solar eclipse without any negative effects. Read More »

Ben Davies finishes off lovely Tottenham team move against Newcastle

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Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez questioned whether that was more unsafe than Harry Kane's scissor tackle on Florian Lejeune, which resulted in the debutant being withdrawn through injury and was only met with a booking. The England global is yet to score a Premier League goal in the month of August since his Spurs debut. Newcastle travel to Premier League newcomers Huddersfield Town who were impressive in winning their first top-flight fixture on Saturday. Read More »

LG's V30 will be world's first phone with f/1.6 lens

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The LG V30 hosts two back cameras , however, the company says the primary camera module uses an outrageous F/1.6 lens, which delivers 25% more light to the sensor compared to an F/1.8 lens. Moreover, both phones will have the same display, processor, RAM, cameras, battery and IP68 rating. That being said, the V30 will also have to go some way in improving on the design, which I felt took a step back past year with the big and chunky V20. Read More »

Jammu and Kashmir: Two soldiers killed, one terrorist neutralised in Shopian encounter

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Two soldiers later succumbed to injuries, they said. Two Army men were also martyred in the encounter in Avneera village that began last evening, and three personnel including the captain were injured. In north Kashmir, suspected militants opened fire after police and army started a cordon and search operation at Wahab Parray Mohalla in Hajin area of Bandipora district. Read More »