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Qualcomm files lawsuits in China to ban iPhones Qualcomm files lawsuits in China to ban iPhones
- October 14, 2017

Bloomberg notes that the company's suits are based on three "non-standard essential patents" that cover power management and a touch-screen tech like 3D Touch used in Apple's current iPhones. In the most recent development, Qualcomm is now filing a lawsuit against Apple with the intent of having all iPhone production and sales halted in China. (more...)
South Park: The Fractured But Whole Season Pass detailed South Park: The Fractured But Whole Season Pass detailed
- October 13, 2017

Despite the fact that Danger Deck is also listed for a December release. " From Dusk till Casa Bonita " has players join up with The Coon and Mysterion to "defeat a demonic presence at Casa Bonita" for $11.99. Bring the Crunch: Introduces a new story, including an all-new superhero class. Do you plan on picking up the new South Park game? This content will be available in 2018. (more...)
Amazon.com Considering Amazon.com Considering "Creative" Delivery Methods
- October 13, 2017

This is similar to solutions other retailers, including Walmart, have tested out with letting drivers inside the front door of customer's homes, although in-trunk delivery is something of a new spin on the idea. "Nothing makes shoppers more irate than missing a delivery". According to August , a company that makes one of the aforementioned doorbell and lock combos, 11 million people in the USA had a package stolen previous year. (more...)
Another El Nino problem: More carbon dioxide in air
- October 13, 2017

Scientists have long known that carbon dioxide levels spike during an El Nino, the natural occasional warming of parts of the central Pacific that causes droughts in some places floods in others and generally adds to warmer temperatures worldwide. (more...)
Reliance Industries Q2 Profit Rises 12.5%, Jio Loss At Rs 271 Crore
- October 13, 2017

Gross refining margins (GRMs) came in at $12 per barrel. The company refined around 18.1 Million Tonnes (MT) crude in the second quarter and witnessed its revenue from the refining and marketing business grow 15.3 per cent to Rs 69,766 crore on the back of higher volumes and improved fuel cracks as compared to the corresponding quarter a year ago. (more...)
Aston Martin DB11 Volante 2018 - Sleek new Convertible sports GT REVEALED Aston Martin DB11 Volante 2018 - Sleek new Convertible sports GT REVEALED
- October 13, 2017

One of the hallmarks of Aston Martin is the V12 engine that many of its cars use. Aston Martin's fast-expanding DB11 range has gained a new drop-top Volante version, powered exclusively by the AMG-sourced 4. Aston Martin also says that the new soft top design provides 20 percent more trunk space than the outgoing DB9. Aston has stuck with a folding fabric roof for the Volante, which takes 14 seconds to fold - electrically, of course - and can go up or down at speeds up to 31mph - so ... (more...)
MINI to build cars in China with Great Wall
- October 13, 2017

Stock fell 2.1% yesterday amid speculation BMW considering separate, domestic JV with Great Wall Motor. Great Wall, the parent company of Haval, is the biggest SUV maker in China, while BMW is becoming increasingly spooked by the state of Britain's Brexit negotiations and is desperate to broaden the brand's manufacturing base outside the European island. (more...)
Dragon Age Creative Director Mike Laidlaw is leaving BioWare Dragon Age Creative Director Mike Laidlaw is leaving BioWare
- October 13, 2017

BioWare is famed for titles like Knights of the Old Republic, Mass Effect , and of course, the dark RPG series Dragon Age , which put player choice and outcome front and center. "I look forward to sharing those experiences with you all on Twitch and Twitter". Dragon Age Inquisition on Xbox One is pretty awesome. You've made my time "in Thedas" awesome. (more...)
Bixby 2.0 Might Show Up Next Week
- October 13, 2017

The service group of Chung is now in charge of developing the virtual assistant as well as other services related to Bixby . Since 2015, Chung has been the head of Samsung Research America's solution lab and mobile platform. Former vice chief of Samsung Research in America, Chung Eui-suk, is now the head of Samsung's service intelligence group at its headquarters in South Korea, having been appointed to over see the next steps for Bixby which will aim to reverse the lacklustre ... (more...)
Samsung Expects Record Q3 Operating Profit Samsung Expects Record Q3 Operating Profit
- October 13, 2017

Samsung did not give its forecast on its net profit. The Apple Inc (NASDAQ:) smartphone rival and global memory chip leader said third-quarter operating profit was likely 14.5 trillion won ($12.81 billion), compared with the 14.3 trillion won average of 20 analyst estimates in a Thomson Reuters poll. (more...)
Tesla recalls 11000 Model X SUVs to adjust seat cables
- October 13, 2017

That's what Tesla issued today. Tesla CEO Elon Musk demonstrates the falcon wing doors on the new Tesla Model X Crossover SUV during a launch event on September 29, 2015 in Fremont, California.Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesTesla just issued a voluntary recall for 11,000 Model X SUVs because the seats could fail in the event of a crash. (more...)
EPS for Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Expected At $8.43
- October 13, 2017

Ventas Inc now has $22.23B valuation. The stock decreased 0.45% or $4.51 during the last trading session, reaching $987.8. About 790,699 shares traded. The correct version of this article can be read at https://weekherald.com/2017/10/12/arthur-m-cohen-associates-llc-invests-574000-in-alphabet-inc-googl-stock.html. (more...)
Supervolcano under Yellowstone could erupt sooner than thought, scientists say Supervolcano under Yellowstone could erupt sooner than thought, scientists say
- October 13, 2017

It's also news because, as the Times notes , decades are but "a blink of an eye, geologically speaking". A variety of sensors and satellites are always looking for changes, and right now, the supervolcano does not seem to pose a threat. (more...)
AWS, Microsoft Partner on Gluon AI Tool
- October 13, 2017

The Gluon interface, announced in a joint press release on Thursday, lets developers use a Python API and pre-built neural network components to build machine learning models. "AWS and Microsoft published Gluon's reference specification so other deep learning engines can be integrated with the interface". With Gluon, developers use a Python API and pre-built neural network components to build machine learning models, allowing for more experimentation with less complicated code. (more...)
Nubia Z17 miniS smartphone with four cameras launched in China Nubia Z17 miniS smartphone with four cameras launched in China
- October 12, 2017

The company has priced the smartphone at 1999 yuan and it will come in Black Gold and Deep Blue colour options. The Nubia Z17 unsurprisingly stayed exclusive to China all these months, flying heavily under the radar of the Western tech media and mobile consumers in Europe or the US. (more...)
Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Hasn't Beaten Cuphead, But He's Got a Reason Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Hasn't Beaten Cuphead, But He's Got a Reason
- October 12, 2017

The console's increased horsepower and more functionalities will be capable enough to give players an enhanced gaming experience even if they don't have a 4K TV, the executive noted. The Xbox One X is all about delivering 4K experiences, and though it comes to market a year after Sony debuted its upgraded PlayStation 4 Pro , Microsoft's bragging point is that its console sports more powerful hardware capable of producing true (native) 4K gaming experiences, as opposed to upscaled ones. (more...)
Richard Branson Joins Hyperloop Board Richard Branson Joins Hyperloop Board
- October 12, 2017

Elon Musk has been given a helping hand from billionaire Richard Branson in developing his high-speed transport system, Hyperloop One. Mr Branson joined a $85m funding round of Hyperloop One last month, which valued the company at more than $700m, according to Recode . (more...)
Tata Teleservices to merge its Consumer Mobile Business with Bharti Airtel Tata Teleservices to merge its Consumer Mobile Business with Bharti Airtel
- October 12, 2017

Bharti Airtel Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal was quoted by IANS saying, "This is a significant development towards further consolidation in the Indian mobile industry and reinforces our commitment to lead India's digital revolution by offering world-class and affordable telecom services through a robust technology and solid spectrum portfolio". (more...)
Scientists discover ring around dwarf planet Haumea beyond Neptune
- October 12, 2017

But Haumea is a bit different. Its diameter is approximately a third of the size of Earth's moon. The presumption that only larger planets like Saturn can host rings has been busted. As much as planetary scientists are fascinated by this discovery, they claim that they had already kind of assumed the ring's presence on the exotic planet. (more...)
Irish High Court finally approves Apple's Athenry data centre Irish High Court finally approves Apple's Athenry data centre
- October 12, 2017

Ireland's global business reputation has been damaged by delays to the Apple data centre in Athenry, according to IBEC. The data centres in Athenry and Denmark's Jutland are to be host to popular Apple services such as iCloud, Apple Music, Siri and various e-commerce activities. (more...)