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Coolpad Note 5 Lite C Specs - Camera, Battery, Display and Price Coolpad Note 5 Lite C Specs - Camera, Battery, Display and Price
- August 05, 2017

Yes, Coolpad has also confirmed that a flagship device is coming by August 20, which will be available exclusively on Amazon . The Coolpad Note 5 Lite C is powered by a 2,500mAh battery which the company claims can deliver standby time up to 240 hours. (more...)
NASA has a job opening for a planetary protection officer NASA has a job opening for a planetary protection officer
- August 05, 2017

However, the job is not easy and comes with a lot of complications which is why NASA is giving away a hefty salary for the post. But sadly, that's not what exactly NASA meant. If you know you're not qualified for this job but think you could have a future at NASA , check out the 12 Americans working to become the U.S.'s next class of astronauts . (more...)
SUV-like vehicle will SUV-like vehicle will "probably happen" — Ferrari boss
- August 04, 2017

Marchionne's remarks come as the climax to a series of reports claiming Ferrari is, indeed, planning an unprecedented push into the crossover world. A Ferrari spokesman declined to comment. Marchionne said Ferrari's Maranello plant has the capacity to double current production levels. "We are not producing a four-door because, while a four-door can be fast, it's not a sports vehicle". (more...)
Summer Olympics: Los Angeles to Host, Source Says Summer Olympics: Los Angeles to Host, Source Says
- August 04, 2017

L.A. officials argued they could host the Olympics at a much lower cost than Paris, which has not hosted the games for 100 years, but the International Olympic Committee found both to be strong candidates and made a decision to give each one a chance to host, Reuters reported . (more...)
IBM and Sony Manage to Store 330TB of Data on Tape Cartridges IBM and Sony Manage to Store 330TB of Data on Tape Cartridges
- August 04, 2017

The researchers managed to store over 330TB of uncompressed data on a single tape cartridge. Achieving the ludicrous 201 Gb/in² areal density needed to cram that much data into such a tiny volume requires closing the gap between the surface of the tape and the magnetic head. (more...)
This is the LG V30: The Best Look So Far
- August 04, 2017

The FullVision display has been enhanced on the 4.15 million pixels of the QHD+ (1440 x 2880) OLED screen. LG further adds that the V30 will have 20 percent less upper and 50 percent less lower bezels compared to the V20 . The technology also allowed the company to curve the edges of the display for a Samsung Galaxy S8-like effect. LG will debut the device at the end of the month, with the phone set to hit stores in September, so stay tuned. (more...)
Facial Recognition Coming to Apple Pay, Suggest HomePod Code Findings Facial Recognition Coming to Apple Pay, Suggest HomePod Code Findings
- August 04, 2017

While Apple remains naturally mum about the speculated new features on the iPhone 8 , the fact that these developers found pieces of evidence of the facial recognition feature and bezel-less form factor that came from a firmware from Apple is very telling. (more...)
WannaCry hackers withdraw over £100k after NHS ransomware attack WannaCry hackers withdraw over £100k after NHS ransomware attack
- August 04, 2017

While cybersecurity experts advised victims not to pay the ransom money, apparently many did pay up to get their data back. WannaCry hackers were paid £108,000 in Bitcoin by affected computer. Collins' bot reported last night that all three wallets associated with the WannaCry campaign were emptied . The cryptocurrency tracking firm believes that the criminals are now converting this money into Monero . (more...)
Sonic Mania Special Stages, Bonus Stages, & Time Attack Footage Revealed Sonic Mania Special Stages, Bonus Stages, & Time Attack Footage Revealed
- August 04, 2017

Touching a red sphere instantly ends the Bonus Stage. Let's get the bad news out of the way first: the quasi-3D Special Stages from Sonic 3 & Knuckles are back, and they're not better than ever. But if you manage to keep going, the blue spheres will turn into coins for you to collect. Just watch out and don't speed off the stage! Basically, you have to prove you're the fastest and the best of the best. (more...)
Apple Shares Hit Record High Buoyed By Strong iPhone Sales, Resurgent iPad
- August 03, 2017

But he added: " Apple's Services business continues to be the shining light". ( AAPL ) on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $8.72 billion. economy. Apple is also investing in education programs teaching technical skills, and is likely to hire more workers. Apple only moved 9.9 million iPads in the same quarter previous year. (more...)
Instagram Stories Celebrates a Year of Success-and the Decline of Snapchat Instagram Stories Celebrates a Year of Success-and the Decline of Snapchat
- August 03, 2017

The company says Instagram Stories, which now sees a staggering 250 million daily active users , has significantly increased how much time people are spending in its app. It sounded instantly familiar, as it was basically a copy of Snapchat's own Stories feature, and those similarities were all a lot of people talked about after the reveal. (more...)
Microsoft and Tobii team up to add Eye Control to Windows 10 Microsoft and Tobii team up to add Eye Control to Windows 10
- August 03, 2017

The feature requires an external eye-tracker, which Microsoft has delivered by collaborating with Tobii, a pioneer in gaming dedicated eye-trackers. "Through integration with Microsoft's operating system, it becomes possible over time to realise robust eye tracking implementations that add a range of user benefits". (more...)
Iron Financial Has Decreased Apple (AAPL) Stake; Cabot (CBT) Has 0.97 Sentiment Iron Financial Has Decreased Apple (AAPL) Stake; Cabot (CBT) Has 0.97 Sentiment
- August 03, 2017

Apple Inc now has $823.86B valuation. Shares have hit a new 52-week high after reaching $157.90 during recent trading action. These shares are worth $1,707,034 and were traded at $142.86 each. Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 selling transactions for $58,648 activity. Another trade for 10,625 shares valued at $435,308 was sold by DREW J CHRISTOPHER . (more...)
It's official: Bitcoin is splitting in two It's official: Bitcoin is splitting in two
- August 03, 2017

A Bitcoin Cash block can supposedly hold eight times more transaction than a Bitcoin block. The SegWit2x tech includes a bit of both, pushing some data outside the main network and promising to double the block size to 2MB by November. (more...)
New PS4/Vita Persona 5 And Persona 3 Rhythm Game Spinoffs Confirmed New PS4/Vita Persona 5 And Persona 3 Rhythm Game Spinoffs Confirmed
- August 03, 2017

Atlus also revealed the existence of another Persona spinoff title: Persona Q2 for Nintendo 3DS . Persona Q2 will be a dungeon crawler for the 3DS, while Persona 3: Dancing Star Night and Persona 5: Dancing Star Night will be rhythm games for PS4 and Vita . (more...)
Hyperloop One's passenger pod nearly hit 200 miles per hour in its latest test Hyperloop One's passenger pod nearly hit 200 miles per hour in its latest test
- August 03, 2017

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) and The Northeast Smaglev, two other young companies, also develop their own projects. The company disclosed that "all components of the system were successfully tested, including the highly efficient electric motor, advanced controls and power electronics, custom magnetic levitation and guidance, pod suspension and vacuum system". (more...)
High housing costs spur multigenerational households in Canada High housing costs spur multigenerational households in Canada
- August 03, 2017

Rising Canadian housing costs have boosted the number of people living with their parents, mostly notably in and around Toronto, according to census data released by Statistics Canada on Wednesday. The number of single-parent homes is also on the rise, with approximately 20 per cent or one million Canadian children living with one parent. The rate of young adults living with family has also increased, with 34.7 per cent of adults aged 20 to 34 living with at least one adult. (more...)
Earth's 2017 resource 'budget' spent by next week Earth's 2017 resource 'budget' spent by next week
- August 03, 2017

Experts say if the Earth Overshoot Day was pushed back 4.5 days every year, we would return to using the resources of one planet by 2050. Comprising only about 5 percent of the world's population, Americans use about 25 percent of the planet's coal, 26 percent of its oil and 27 percent of its natural gas, according to the WorldWatch Institute. (more...)
Apple and Amazon Bow to Strict Chinese Censorship Regulations Apple and Amazon Bow to Strict Chinese Censorship Regulations
- August 03, 2017

Essentially, as a requirement for someone to operate a VPN they have to have a license from the government there. However Cook did emphasize that in this situation the law is on China's side, unlike the Federal Bureau of Investigation iPhone unlocking saga past year where Cook reiterated that the law supported them. (more...)
Apple CEO Tim Cook Says He Is Bullish About India Apple CEO Tim Cook Says He Is Bullish About India
- August 03, 2017

Apple said revenue in the third quarter came in 7% up at $45.4bn - driven largely by the iPhone sales increase of 1.6%. The 41 million iPhones sold was a slight increase from a year ago, when Apple moved more than a little more than 40 million handsets. (more...)