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Renault releases first pics of new SA-bound Duster Renault releases first pics of new SA-bound Duster
- August 30, 2017

A larger scratch resistant satin-chrome-finish skid plate reinforces the car's power prowess. The belt line on the side is higher, while the windscreen is more rakish, in fact 100mm more rakish, than the current Duster . The new Dacia Duster is more refresh than overhaul, but it seems some of the changes are anything but half-hearted. The adapted sub-frame is designed for on and off road driving with raised ground clearance of 210 mm, short overhang (822 mm at the front, 820 mm at the ... (more...)
US Open: Federer ousts teen Tiafoe in five-set thriller US Open: Federer ousts teen Tiafoe in five-set thriller
- August 30, 2017

When Federer converted a break point with Tiafoe serving at 1-2, 30-40 in the fifth set-on a charging Federer backhand pass-the five-time US champ seemed at last to attain real security. With rain cancelling most outer court matches, Federer and Rafael Nadal were the only men to advance on Day 2 in NY, as their stature gave them the advantage of playing on the only court with a roof. (more...)
Trump refuses to retract government shutdown threat despite hurricane crisis Trump refuses to retract government shutdown threat despite hurricane crisis
- August 30, 2017

Trump recently suggested he would force a federal government shutdown unless Congress provides funding for a wall. To support his wall funding bid, Trump said on Sunday that Mexico will eventually pay for the wall in one form or another, suggesting the economic benefits of the hard border to the USA economy will generate enough money to offset the costs of the wall to the federal budget. (more...)
Cabinet approves promulgation of the GST (Compensation to States) Ordinance, 2017 Cabinet approves promulgation of the GST (Compensation to States) Ordinance, 2017
- August 30, 2017

With the additional cess getting Cabinet's nod, the prices of SUVs and luxury segment vehicles are set to rise. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the ordinance, or an executive order, will amend the GST (Compensation to States) Act, 2017 to raise the maximum rate of cess. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy J7+ With Dual Rear Cameras Leaked in Live Images Samsung Galaxy J7+ With Dual Rear Cameras Leaked in Live Images
- August 30, 2017

Samsung Galaxy S5 Neo, which was launched in August 2015, hit the market initially with Android 5.1 Lollipop, as reported by Android Headlines . Furthermore, the 'Infinity Display', Samsung boast about, has eliminated side bezels to give a simple yet immersive design upfront. (more...)
Good News! OnePlus 5 Available At 10% Discount For Students Good News! OnePlus 5 Available At 10% Discount For Students
- August 30, 2017

Once you claim the coupon, you have a month to use it. "Completing this exam will give students a can't-miss opportunity to acquire the OnePlus 5 at low rate exclusive to students", writes OnePlus on its official blog post . In-depth details are available at oneplus.net. Once all steps have been completed, you'll be able to claim your coupon on the page here. The coupon can be used to claim 10 percent discount on any order. (more...)
TCL states BlackBerry KEYone is selling great, new handset arriving in October TCL states BlackBerry KEYone is selling great, new handset arriving in October
- August 30, 2017

The upcoming BlackBerry smartphone will arrive in October and has been described as a companion to the KeyOne . The major difference between the new smartphone and the KeyOne is that the new BlackBerry handset will ditch the physical QWERTY keyboard in favor of an all-touchscreen design. (more...)
The Inpatient and Bravo Team for PlayStation VR Both Get Release Dates The Inpatient and Bravo Team for PlayStation VR Both Get Release Dates
- August 30, 2017

The Inpatient is set 60 years before the events of Until Dawn , and takes place in the Blackwood Sanatorium, a location explored in the original game as well as the PSVR on-rails shooter spinoff, Rush of Blood . You'll fight your way through intense combat scenarios set in a fictional modern-day Eastern European city. Bravo Team looks quite simple (and it is) but makes wonderful use of the PlayStation VR Aim controller. (more...)
New Sonos Smart Speaker To Be Announced 4th October New Sonos Smart Speaker To Be Announced 4th October
- August 30, 2017

Reading between the lines, and with a bit of possibly wishful thinking, the new voice activated speaker will be able to not just provide information ala Google Home but also control your entire home Sonos system easily. Looking to join in on the success of smart home products, Sonos is preparing a smart home device with voice recognition software. And as you may have expected, the S13 is said to have far-field microphones much like Echo devices and Google Home. (more...)
Kevin Hart calls on fellow stars to help with Harvey relief Kevin Hart calls on fellow stars to help with Harvey relief
- August 30, 2017

Many thousands are trapped by the water, CNN reports. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared the state a disaster area, which will allow federal money to help in reconstruction. "Because the devastation is so widespread, we have heard from people around the nation who want to make a difference --and the best way to do that is to make a gift to the local relief fund", said Anna M. (more...)
Aston Martin CEO: We'll Hybrid Everything By The Mid-2020s Aston Martin CEO: We'll Hybrid Everything By The Mid-2020s
- August 30, 2017

Palmer. Alongside the confirmation of Aston Martin's dedication to hybrid powertrains, Palmer also let slip about a new mid-engined Ferrari 488 rival that is now in development. Aston Martin says it continued its product offensive in the quarter, with the launch of the 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 variant of the DB11, which combines a top speed of 187 miles per hour with the most fuel-efficient powertrain on offer by the company. (more...)
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) 6.36% off from 200- SMA Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) 6.36% off from 200- SMA
- August 30, 2017

About 1.57 million shares traded. Session activity on Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.(NYSE:WMT) shares bumps the stock on today's most active list. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Utd Automobile Association owns 702,539 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. Us Bancorp De owns 70,805 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. $900,154 worth of stock was sold by Noviello Nicholas R on Monday, May 15. (more...)
Chery's new SUV takes shape as manufacturer sets sight on Europe Chery's new SUV takes shape as manufacturer sets sight on Europe
- August 30, 2017

More specifically on the compact SUV that will be unveiled next month, it showcases contours and lines that were "inspired by nature" and "hydrodynamic surfacing", according the Chery . The brand will focus on SUVs and crossovers. Plans for European research and development, as well as design facilities are now being put in place the Chinese company to aid its expansion goals, with the possibility of fleet sales also being considered. (more...)
Fallout 4 Creation Club brings paid mods to the Commonwealth again Fallout 4 Creation Club brings paid mods to the Commonwealth again
- August 29, 2017

Bethesda launched their second attempt at paid mods today with the release of the Creation Club for Fallout 4 for Steam, Xbox One, and PS4. Love it or hate it, Bethesda's semi-controversial Creation Club - their new take on paid/outsourced mods - is due out any day now. (more...)
Renault-Nissan plugs into Chinese electric vehicle market with joint venture Renault-Nissan plugs into Chinese electric vehicle market with joint venture
- August 29, 2017

China is already the largest market for battery electric vehicles, with sales jumping 121 per cent in 2016 to hit more than 250,000. Commenting on the partnership, Zhu Yanfeng, chairman, Dongfeng, said, "This project is the result of a joint effort to develop electric vehicles for the Chinese market, by the "Golden Triangle" formed by Dongfeng, Renault and Nissan , with an innovative business model". (more...)
YouTube Debuts First Logo Change In Its History & New Design YouTube Debuts First Logo Change In Its History & New Design
- August 29, 2017

Another notable change that's soon set to debut in YouTube will strive to better utilize the area below the video player in an effort to allow you to discover new content in more ways, the company said . Along with a new mobile design, night mode and variable speed, two popular desktop features are now on mobile. The overall design is more flexible so it works better across different devices. (more...)
Mediatek unveils Helio P23 and P30 chipsets Mediatek unveils Helio P23 and P30 chipsets
- August 29, 2017

MediaTek will launch Helio P23 chipset for smartphone companies in Q4 2017 targeting global phone customers. While the Helio P23 will be available globally, the Helio P23 is said to launch first in China. The P30 also features a new Vision Processing Unit (VPU), a dedicated 500MHz digital signal processor paired to the Image Signal Processors. The MediaTek Helio P30 and Helio P23 chipsets are built using the 16nm architecture, and MediaTek claims they are optimal for the mid-range ... (more...)
"Pokémon Ultra Sun & Moon" to Be Bundled Together in Dual Pack
- August 29, 2017

Both Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon will be included, so fans can see the different Pokemon that lurk in each game. Marshadow travels with Ash in secret for part of the film and plays a major role in Ash's (temporary) death after it turns a pack of wild Pokemon on Ash and Pikachu. (more...)
Apple, movie studios argue pricing for new movie streams Apple, movie studios argue pricing for new movie streams
- August 29, 2017

It's Apple vs Hollywood in epic new battle of the ultra high-res 4K standards. They feel that Apple should add a premium of $5 to $10 to the price so that digital purchases of their movies earns them more money. One report suggested Apple could launch the new Apple TV as soon as September. The core of the issue between Apple and the studios is ultimately about profit margins that the studios can glean from new releases. (more...)
Padmavati is 95% complete, set to release on scheduled date! Padmavati is 95% complete, set to release on scheduled date!
- August 29, 2017

A trade source informs, " Padmavati has been postponed from November 17 to April next year". The film will most likely release in April next year. There are reports which say post-production of the movie will take some more months. Fans of the stars have been eagerly waiting for the Padmavati trailer to come but no announcement has been made on it yet. Apparently Bhansali requested his actors to complete the film before leaving. (more...)