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US Auto Sales Decline, Ending Record Streak


Canada sold 302,826 vehicles in 2017, up 13.3 percent over the previous year, the company said, contrasting with sales in the much bigger US market where the Cadillac maker recorded a fall of 1.3 percent. Its GMC brand saw December sales jump 47.4 per cent when compared to last year, and reported its best year ever, with a 15.1 per cent sales increase from 2016. Read More »

This Is How Angry A Future Subaru WRX STI Might Look


We know that Subaru at least plans to have a booth at the show featuring the concept you see above: the VIZIV Performance STI Concept. Now, a more hardcore STI variant will make its debut soon at the upcoming Tokyo Auto Salon. More importantly, while entitled only as a prototype, the new Viziv Performance STI concept is nearly for sure the appetizer for the upcoming new generation WRX STI, a model that remains one of the legends in the segment. Read More »

Helios and Matheson Analytics (HMNY) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Finds


Insiders own 22.50% of Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc . Helios and Matheson Analytics ( NASDAQ HMNY ) opened at $7.31 on Friday. (NASDAQ: HMNY ) displayed a change of 1.59% after which it closed the day' session at $12.45. This is a problem for day traders and it could mean the difference between a profitable and non-profitable trade. Overall, the share price is up 5.85% so far this year. Read More »

Waze's crowd-sourced traffic info comes to Ford Sync 3 cars

As long as you keep your Waze iOS app updated, you'll have the latest version on a Sync 3 vehicle, which is one of the benefits of Ford's wide-open system. Essentially all users have to do is plug their iOS device into the USB port of their Ford vehicle and they'll be good to go. "Our goal is to bring a human-centered approach to technology in the vehicle, making it as easy as possible for people to integrate the tools that matter most to them", said Don Butler, Ford executive director, ... Read More »

Intel Does Drones Again, and it's Pretty


According to Slate , the 100 Shooting Star Minis flew above the audience at Intel's CES panel inside the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas and were controlled entirely by one operator alone. The Shooting Star Mini drones then go out and follow the choreography. "Over time, these models will be used to ingest telemetric data such as steering angle, throttle pressure, braking pressure and more, to understand a racer's driving style and predict their performance on the track", Intel ... Read More »

Catalan parliament speaker latest separatist to step down


The new Catalan parliament will hold its first session on January 17, the first step in reinstating the local government after Madrid fired the old regional administration, led by Puigdemont, for illegally declaring independence. Meanwhile, Carme Forcadell, another prominent pro-independence lawmaker re-elected last month, said Thursday she will not seek re-election as the regional parliament's speaker when the chamber sits next week. Read More »

Android Oreo Beta For LG G6, G6 Plus Rolling Out In China


The LG OS Preview program that was run to test the Oreo Beta for the phone was thorough, taking in feedback from over 500 customers who tested the OS update. The phone is designed with durable body with an elegant design together. The OnePlus 5T's software experience is already pretty fantastic, but additions like picture-in-picture, Google's Autofill API, and adaptive notification icons will only make it better. Read More »

Under Analysts Radar: Denbury Resources (DNR)

Over the past twelve months, Denbury Resources Inc . The stock traded within a range of $2.29 and $2.36. Texas Yale Capital Corp who had been investing in British Amern Tob Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $149.59B market cap company. Read More »

Pokemon GO's New Update Will No Longer Work On Older iOS Devices


The latest beta follows the official release of iOS 11.2.2 for iPhone and iPad. It could be released to beta testers soon, although if Apple plans to release the final version next week, the may skip beta testers for this one. It's still not clear if iOS 11 .2.5 beta 5 comes with other new features. According to developers and beta testers who now have access to the pre-release versions of iOS 11 .2.5, the next iOS update will introduce a new audio news feature that will enable Siri to ... Read More »

HTC 10 now gets Android Oreo update


HTC 10 users can check for the update in Setting menu. In the second week of December, Xiaomi started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo beta update for Mi A1 , and then on December 31, the company started rolling out the final build of Android 8.0 Oreo update for Mi A1 . Read More »

What Happens During Blackout at World's Biggest Tech Show


Smart speaker sales in the USA rose sharply to almost 25 million in 2017, with close to 11 million purchased during the holiday season. Even within my first six hours of being in Vegas, I saw AI assistants (like Google and Amazon Alexa) packed into what are normally boring household items like smoke alarms, bathroom mirrors, and shower heads. Read More »

OnePlus 5T Sandstone White all sold out in under two hours


As we mentioned, the OnePlus 5T Lava Red variant is expected to launch in India. Launched originally in November a year ago, the OnePlus 5T Lava Red Limited Edition will sit alongside the Midnight Black and Star Wars variants. As for the processor, OnePlus 5T is powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC as its predecessor. The device will sport 20 and 16-megapixel shooters on the back, while you will find a 16-megapixel camera on the phone's front side. Read More »

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Stake Decreased by Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc

Comcast Corp New now has $198.64B valuation. Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA ) traded up $0.48 on Wednesday, hitting $41.09. About 26.82M shares traded or 4.33% up from the average. They expect $0.48 earnings per share, up 9.09% or $0.04 from last year's $0.44 per share. CMCSA's profit will be $2.24B for 21.40 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. Read More »

IPhone 8 At Rs 54999 And More In Flipkart Mobile Bonanza


Other offers on the Samsung phones include the Galaxy On Nxt 16GB variant at Rs 9,999 down from its marked price of Rs 10,999. The sale will also mark Samsung's On Nxt model being launched on Flipkart for the first time. The Moto G5 Plus got a price slash of Rs 2,000 in August a year ago. There is an additional exchange offer of up to Rs. 18,000 for the old phone and a buyback guarantee of up to Rs. Read More »

DeGeneres 'face-timed' with Oprah in an emotional state


Actor and Montecito resident Rob Lowe posted his condolences to the victims of the mudslides on his Twitter page. This week, at the age of 92, my father Elliott DeGeneres passed away. "I'm standing right now in, still, a lot of mud but not as much mud as yesterday. That's me when I was, I don't know how old I was, but I do remember that picture", she said, referencing a black-and-white image of herself and her father that displayed on the screen. Read More »

Samsung Unveils 146-Inch, Wall-Sized TV Called 'The Wall'


This is the heart and soul of the new Wall TV from the company and Samsung is promising that it will be part of the "screen of the future". Well, first and foremost, there's something called Modular microLED. It is difficulty to manufacture micro-LED screens because because the LEDs as they are to be individually placed onto a layer by machines. As we mentioned previously, the Wall by Samsung measures 146-inches and comes with a self-emitting panel which uses MicroLED technology to produce ... Read More »

Disney announces new Star Wars: Rivals action shooter for Android and iOS


Will Star Wars: Rivals become a successful mobile game for Disney/Lucasfilms? I've never been a huge mobile gamer, but the recent Star Wars mobile games have looked somewhat interesting, and now there's a new one. The game features iconic characters like Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Jyn Erso, Captain Phasma among others. Sadly no Jar Jar yet. Additionally, players can enhance special skills like Darth Vader's Choke and Admiral Ackbar's Orbital Strike. Read More »

Prepaid Plans Now Give More Data And Longer Validity


Thus, the industry pricing trend is moving towards competitive pricing on long validity plans to increase customer stickiness, it said. Fair usage policy per day restricts data at 5GB per day after which the internet speed will go down to 64Kbps. Read More »

Relaxation of spectrum holding caps will aid consolidation: ICRA


Currently, as per rules for spectrum cap, no operator can have more than 25% of the total spectrum allocated in a circle and 50% in a given band. Earlier, Airtel had announced acquisition of Telenor and wireless assets of Tata Group. "The industry is undergoing structural changes with consolidation being at the forefront.Moreover, with growing data consumption, spectrum requirements would remain high and thus relaxing the spectrum cap is beneficial for the industry", Jagnani said. Read More »

Triassic Lepidoptera Fossils Show Butterflies Are More Ancient Than Flowers


But the new study pushes fossil evidence for the origin of the sucking proboscis back 70 million years. This contradicts the idea that flowers drove the evolution of butterflies and moths. Lepidopterans' evolutionary history has been murky to date. These days, glossatan moths depend on flowering plants, known as angiosperms, for food. Read More »

Dark Souls Trilogy Box Set Coming To PlayStation 4 in May


A definitive Hyrule Warriors Ultimate Edition is coming to the Nintendo Switch that will have all of the DLC content from both the 3DS and Wii U releases, containing every map, mission, and character. The DLC will be available this Spring. The game is known for its difficulty, so to make things easier, Nintendo is introducing a new character named Funky Kong. Read More »

Samsung Unleashing The Galaxy S9 In February


If true, the Galaxy X would be Samsung's newest smartphone offering to come with such technology. Today we have something that confirms the specifications of upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 . The hands-on pic also largely corroborates the most credible gossip out there, including the presence of only 4GB RAM and a single rear-facing camera. Read More »

Super Blue Blood-Moon Makes Appearance in 2018


Mark your calendars for January 31st! And the finale will itself be a combination of three separate but simultaneous celestial events, the first time such a phenomenon has happened since March 1866. Southern Cross University geographer Professor Bill Boyd told Daily Mail Australia while every moon was special in its own way, the fact three were happening at once was what made it stand out. Read More »

Hands On With the Vivo Phone's In-Display Fingerprint Scanner


According to TrendForce, phone-makers recognised there is insufficient space on the front side of the smartphone for a standard capacitive fingerprint sensor , and put their focus on in-display fingerprint sensors in recent years. Many big-name technology companies, such as Samsung and Apple , have attempted to protect their consumers by offering various methods in order to lock your phone and ultimately keep your private information safe. Read More »

Green Sea Turtle Population Is Nearly All Female


Of green turtles from warmer northern nesting beaches, 99.1% of juveniles, 99.8% of subadults, and 86.8% of adults were female. As sands warm, more females will hatch relative to males; if the sand temperature tops 84.7 degrees during incubation, only females will emerge. Read More »

LG G7 May Bring Along LG Pay in the US


This new service is expected to be available online, in store (NFC payments), and across several Google Products including Tez . Moreover, because all your details will naturally be synced to your Google account, you won't have to worry about which piece of information goes where. Read More »

Bitcoin Struggles as South Korean Ban Pushes Forward


The crackdown in South Korea, a vital foundation of the global demand for cryptocurrency, came as policymakers around the world are having a hard time regulating an asset that's value went through the roof a year ago. Two of the largest exchanges in the country, and the rest of the world, were raided by police and tax inspectors this week. Park Nok-sun, a cryptocurrency analyst at NH Investment & Securities, said the herd behaviour in South Korea's virtual coin market had raised concerns. Read More »

PS4 Exclusive Title 'Border Break' Announced With First Game Trailer

The game's specific release date is not yet available. The Mario Tennis series has been dipping quality over the last several years, but it looks like Nintendo is upping the ante with the next game. Knowing every area of the game's kingdoms will be key. Another third-party port coming to the Switch, Payday 2 brings elaborate heists anywhere you are. Read More »

SpaceX launches secretive Zuma mission


However, the agency confirmed that the Falcon 9 performed as it was supposed to after going through the data review of the mission. "If we or others find otherwise based on further review, we will report it immediately", she said. The spokesman for the corporation said that the company isn't at liberty to comment on a classified mission. All eyes will turn to the first launch, in late January, of SpaceX's , which would become the most powerful operational rocket in the world, carrying ... Read More »

Assassin's Creed Rogue 4K Remaster Trailer & Release Date


Remastered will be release on March 20. There are two key factors that made Assassin's Creed: Rogue stand out. The remaster is being handled by the game's original studio, Ubisoft Sofia, and will include a lick of pixellated paint with higher resolution, improved environment rendering, visual effects and textures. Read More »

Apple Battery Replacements for iPhone 6 Plus Delayed Until March/April


South Africa's iStore has announced its iPhone battery replacement prices for South Africa, reports Mybroadband. He has told the tech giant that they have until January 23 to answer his inquiry. This is a real auction of unprecedented generosity for all iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, SE, 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 and X Plus, as it allows not only to increase the battery life, but also to increase the speed of iOS. Read More »