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Federal drug agents conducting raid in Long Island City Federal drug agents conducting raid in Long Island City
- August 30, 2017

Additional details were not immediately available. An autopsy revealed the 37-year-old man who overdosed died of acute intoxication due to the combined effects of a substance called U-47700, a synthetic opioid, and Etizolam, a synthetic, fast-acting depressant. (more...)
Porsche reveals 2019 Cayenne ahead of Frankfurt debut Porsche reveals 2019 Cayenne ahead of Frankfurt debut
- August 30, 2017

The exterior design is an evolution of the previous Cayenne , rather than a wholesale departure. Porsche claims this treatment increases friction (which makes the brakes work better) while also reducing wear and brake dust (which, presumably, makes them last longer and look better). (more...)
Toronto's Air Canada Centre to be renamed Scotiabank Arena Toronto's Air Canada Centre to be renamed Scotiabank Arena
- August 30, 2017

And while the two sides didn't disclose what this new deal was worth, Sportsnet is estimating that the deal is worth approximately $800 million . Starting July 1, 2018, the downtown Toronto arena will become Scotiabank Arena , starting a 20-year deal between Scotiabank and Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment. (more...)
Renault Captur to be launched by 2017-end Renault Captur to be launched by 2017-end
- August 29, 2017

At the rear, the new crossover will get minimal tail-lamps with LED elements. The upcoming festive season will prove to be the most viable opportunity for Renault to bring in the crossover. In Russia, the Kaptur can be had with a contrast coloured/wrapped roof, painted ORVMs and contrast accents on the wheels, grille, side-moulding. While it may look big from the outside, the Captur can seat only five people. (more...)
Google Maps Gets New Parking Functionality, But Only In Certain Cities Google Maps Gets New Parking Functionality, But Only In Certain Cities
- August 29, 2017

The latest Google Maps will now find parking spots along the way to your ultimate destination. With parking difficulty icons, the ability to find parking, and save your parking location on the map, Google Maps gets you from point A to point B and everything in between. (more...)
Google Enters the Mobile AR Field with ARCore for Android Google Enters the Mobile AR Field with ARCore for Android
- August 29, 2017

ARCore will initially work with Android devices running 7.0 Nougat and above, starting with the company's own Pixel smartphone and the Samsung Gear S8 but it will also work with existing phones. "Developers who have already developed on the Tango platform can use that experience to help them create on the ARCore platform.", says Android Engineering VP Dave Burke in today's blog post . (more...)
Dell updates Inspiron, XPS 13 laptops with Intel Kaby Lake processors Dell updates Inspiron, XPS 13 laptops with Intel Kaby Lake processors
- August 29, 2017

All of the Inspiron 7000 devices will be available on October 3; the laptops will start at $799.99, the 13-inch 2-in-1 will start at $879.99, and the 15-inch 2-in-1 will start at $849.99. Expect a longer rollout than usual with these new 8th generation parts from Dell, with the highest end i7-8550U to be available starting September 12th, and the i5 parts coming later in October. (more...)
Dell's $350 Visor Is A VR Headset You Can Flip Off Dell's $350 Visor Is A VR Headset You Can Flip Off
- August 29, 2017

But while it has your usual new Inspiron and XPS laptops, the roster does include two particularly interesting new additions, like the Visor, Dell's first ever mixed reality headset , and the Inspiron 17 7000, the world's first 17-inch 2-in-1 convertible laptop. (more...)
Iranian official distributor shows Moto X4 picture on Instagram Iranian official distributor shows Moto X4 picture on Instagram
- August 29, 2017

It's just six months since Motorola launched the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus , but the company has announced upgrades in the form of Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus . Both displays are protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 for protection against nicks and scratches. The Moto G5S Plus uses the same design language as Moto G5 Plus and even features the same chipset, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 625 and the same 3000mAh battery. (more...)
Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG) Rating Reiterated by Wells Fargo & Company Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG) Rating Reiterated by Wells Fargo & Company
- August 29, 2017

Diamond Offshore Drilling now has $1.56B valuation. The stock decreased 2.02% or $0.004 on August 25, reaching $0.201. In other Signet Jewelers Limited news, Director H. Hightower Advsrs Llc invested in 0.01% or 9,803 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc stated it has 288,150 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. First Tru Advsrs Ltd Partnership accumulated 0.04% or 153,432 shares. (more...)
BMW i3 revealed: i3s gets more power, sportier handling BMW i3 revealed: i3s gets more power, sportier handling
- August 29, 2017

Obviously the "s" stands for sport, as the i3s features 184 horsepower and 199 pound-feet of torque, a decent increase from the base i3, which offers 170 horsepower, 184 pound-feet of torque. These replace the pre-facelift i3's foglights and are framed across the body by a broad section of dark silver trim. Admittedly, that's probably a good thing, because it's not likely that the i3 would actually look good with some seriously sporty kit. (more...)
Volvo V60 POLESTAR gets carbon fibre aerodynamic enhancements for added downforce Volvo V60 POLESTAR gets carbon fibre aerodynamic enhancements for added downforce
- August 29, 2017

These components that were developed at the Nurburgring in 2016, when Polestar Cyan Racing was temporarily based at the track to set the fastest lap time for the fastest four-door street-legal auto. Much of the kit was developed and tested during Polestar Cyan Racing's recently-revealed secret Nurburgring test where a Polestar S60 claimed the record for the fastest four-door road legal auto around the famous Nordschleife circuit. (more...)
Moment of truth approaches for IL school funding plan; House convenes today Moment of truth approaches for IL school funding plan; House convenes today
- August 29, 2017

Louis dealer. Democratic leaders have declined to comment. Governor Bruce Rauner today signed two bills into law that progressives have crusaded for. Democrats said it closed huge disparities in per-student funding between wealthy and poor districts. Some lawmakers are balking at the tax credit, saying it takes money from public schools. (more...)
Facebook is blocking ads from pages that spread fake news Facebook is blocking ads from pages that spread fake news
- August 28, 2017

Companies, brands, celebrities, and other groups use Facebook's Pages feature as their public profiles on Facebook. "This update will help to reduce the distribution of false news, which will keep Pages that spread fake news from making money", Satwik Shukla and Tess Lyons, two product managers at Facebook, said in a blog post on Monday . (more...)
Redesigned Jaunt VR app hits Windows Mixed Reality next month Redesigned Jaunt VR app hits Windows Mixed Reality next month
- August 28, 2017

According to people familiar with the matter, developers might be required to add support for the Windows headsets manually. Furthermore, a new range of exciting PC models will also be available that support the forthcoming VR and AR headsets, starting at $499 Dollars or $623 CAD. (more...)
Fitbit Ionic Adidas edition smartwatch to launch in 2018 Fitbit Ionic Adidas edition smartwatch to launch in 2018
- August 28, 2017

Core features also include a four-day-plus day battery life, automatic activity and sleep tracking, and cross-platform compatibility. "Fitbit can take some market share from Apple by appealing to those who are more focused on fitness, however, we do not expect this to be a significant share of Apple's overall smartwatch sales", Wedbush Securities analyst Alicia Reese said. (more...)
North Korea fires 'short-range projectiles,' South Korea says North Korea fires 'short-range projectiles,' South Korea says
- August 28, 2017

We are working with our Interagency partners on a more detailed assessment and we will provide a public update if warranted. Yoshihide Suga told reporters the missiles early Saturday did not fall into Japan's territorial waters or the coastal 200-mile economic zone. (more...)
'Breakthrough' drug lowers risk of cancer and heart attack, study finds 'Breakthrough' drug lowers risk of cancer and heart attack, study finds
- August 28, 2017

A class of drugs used to reduce inflammation can lower the risk of recurrent heart attacks, strokes and lung cancer, the study claims.The drug canakinumab can cut expensive interventions, such as bypass surgery, by more than 30 per cent, researchers said.In a trial lasting 25 years, scientists from the Brigham and Womens Hospital in the USA tested whether reducing inflammation among people who have had a prior heart attack can reduce risk of another cardiovascular event in the future.They ... (more...)
Scientists Recreate Neptune's Diamond Rain Effect for the First Time Scientists Recreate Neptune's Diamond Rain Effect for the First Time
- August 28, 2017

My, isn't Uranus full of surprises? They suggest that extreme pressures and blazing temperatures deep within the icy giants would act on hydrogen and carbon to form diamonds that rain downwards, sinking toward the planets' interiors. "When I saw the results of this latest experiment, it was one of the best moments of my scientific career". Was already conducted a few experiments to confirm the theory, but in previous studies, scientists have been unable to succeed because there was the ... (more...)
V30 to offer audio features 'unseen in a smartphone before,' LG says V30 to offer audio features 'unseen in a smartphone before,' LG says
- August 28, 2017

LG has touted the upcoming V30's audio, which features Hi-Fi Quad digital-to-analog converter (DAC) like its predecessors the G6 and V20. The filters, which are traditionally found in high-end audio players, allow the user to customise the audio's impulse response, while the presets let you choose between enhanced, detailed, live and bass characteristics. (more...)