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BMW M5 Competition details leaked ahead of reveal BMW M5 Competition details leaked ahead of reveal
- May 09, 2018

On Tuesday, it hit the gas on a new Competition model for 2019. Details about the BMW M5 Competition have leaked online ahead of the car's expected unveiling event next week. BMW's also fitted the toe links with ball joints instead of rubber mounts. The exterior of the M5 Competition strips away exterior chrome and replaces it with gloss-black trim. (more...)
Conan Exiles sold over 1 million copies ahead of today's release Conan Exiles sold over 1 million copies ahead of today's release
- May 09, 2018

It is always noted as an achievement to hit the 1 million mark, especially before the official release occurs. The size of the game world has more than doubled, dozens of new features and mechanics have been added, and new content has made it into the game. (more...)
Here's what Uber wants its flying taxis to look like Here's what Uber wants its flying taxis to look like
- May 09, 2018

But instead of one giant, loud rotor, it has four sets of smaller rotors mounted high up on the wings. Today on May 8, Uber presented its first air taxi model that is expected to fly in 2020. In the wake of that fatality, Uber suspended its self-driving tests nationwide. In the CBS interview, Khosrowshahi said Uber was conducting a "top-to-bottom audit of our procedures, training, software, hardware, what our practices are". (more...)
Google Maps updated to work with Camera, offer smart recommendations Google Maps updated to work with Camera, offer smart recommendations
- May 09, 2018

The three pillars of the new Google News will focus on giving users easy access in keeping up with the news they care about, understand the full story and enjoying the content, all through the use of smart, machine-learning, with little to no need of users to manually search for things they want to consume or learn about. (more...)
Google just put all its AI research efforts under a rebranded umbrella Google just put all its AI research efforts under a rebranded umbrella
- May 08, 2018

Focusing on artificial intelligence is nothing new for silicon valley giants, but Google clearly wants to better communicate its achievements in this field, and in particular how its research improves its products. The new Google AI website showcases the best of Google's machine learning research and product implementation and makes the information more accessible to a wider audience. (more...)
Facebook's version of Bitmoji avatars seemingly discovered in app code Facebook's version of Bitmoji avatars seemingly discovered in app code
- May 08, 2018

Facebook might be considering upping its emoji game with avatars that rival Snapchat-owned Bitmoji , according to code found hidden in its Android app by a developer. Speaking to the website about Avatars, Facebook confirmed: "We're looking into more ways to help people express themselves on Facebook". Leave expressive comments with personalised stickers. (more...)
Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Wish They Could Short 'Rat Poison' Bitcoin Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Wish They Could Short 'Rat Poison' Bitcoin
- May 08, 2018

Warren Buffett is no fan of cryptocurrencies . The Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist explained that his rejection of these new cryptocurrencies is rooted in the lack of tangible worth. Charlie Munger also said that he wished they owned more of Apple . Berkshire said the fair value of its investment in Kraft Heinz Co. dropped by more than $5 billion to $20.3 billion in the quarter, as shares slipped nearly 20 percent. (more...)
Instagram Stories to Get Music Stickers Soon, APK Teardown Tips Instagram Stories to Get Music Stickers Soon, APK Teardown Tips
- May 08, 2018

It is first spotted by Ishan Agarwalin Instagram's code , the feature, called " Music Stickers ", apparently allows users to search for music clips to play over their Stories as followers view them. That could be some major update when it eventually hit the respective app stores probably very soon as no exact date was quoted in the report. No doubt, if this features launches soon, Instagram will take the lead over Snapchat . (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi S2 spotted on AliExpress before official reveal Xiaomi Redmi S2 spotted on AliExpress before official reveal
- May 08, 2018

Earlier leaks have confirmed that the Redmi S2 will boast of a dual-camera setup on the back which will be vertically stacked just like the Redmi Note 5 Pro at the top-left corner. Further, the listing reveals that the handset will be available in grey, pink and gold colour variants. While the smartphone's official pricing will only be revealed when it is formally launched in the country, we expect Xiaomi to price the Redmi S2 slightly higher than the Redmi 5 , thanks to the superior ... (more...)
Google Assistant arrives on LG's 2018 premium TVs Google Assistant arrives on LG's 2018 premium TVs
- May 08, 2018

You can also view your Google Photos, search for local businesses, and even check sports scores without interrupting what you're watching, which is great for keeping track of one game while watching another. With help from the Google Assistant, LG's AI TVs can serve as the center of your smart home, offering access to devices such as robotic vacuum cleaners, thermostats, air purifiers, smart lighting and many more. (more...)
OnePlus 6 teased with slow-motion video recording OnePlus 6 teased with slow-motion video recording
- May 08, 2018

With the Huawei P20 Pro , there is no option to set a specific time to set for the super slo-mo recording. Though the above one was official from OnePlus, this one is kind of same but it's not. Interestingly, the picture of the phone was posted by Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bachchan. The OnePlus 6 might rectify a lot of issues that users had with previous generations of OnePlus smartphones. (more...)
LG's New Wear OS Watch Hit the FCC Today LG's New Wear OS Watch Hit the FCC Today
- May 08, 2018

While the filing doesn't provide concrete details on everything LG might have planned, it does feature a schematic that describes how the smartwatch's software might work. In fact, the report suggests that after the smartwatch runs out of battery life, it'll still be able to just show the time for up to 100 hours. Supposed specs are otherwise standard for Wear OS with a Snapdragon 2100 , 768MB of RAM, and 4GB of storage. (more...)
Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S Edition 1 revealed Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S Edition 1 revealed
- May 08, 2018

The "sporty aspects" of the vehicle are emphasized with very cool trappings inside and out. The Edition One makes it public debut this weekend's 24-hour endurance race at the Nurburgring and adds an AMG Aerodynamics Package including larger front splitter and integrated flics in the front apron, enhanced diffuser and fixed rear spoiler with mechanically adjustable blade. (more...)
Ubisoft reveal first details of Operation Para Bellum for Rainbow Six Siege Ubisoft reveal first details of Operation Para Bellum for Rainbow Six Siege
- May 08, 2018

What's more is that dropshotting will be addressed and there's a new counter defuser animation, all of which will appear on the Technical Test Servier (TTS) before full release. We also anticipate a thrilling twist at the last moment, when teams swap Operators for the unexpected 6th Pick. Ubi is planning a full Year 3 Season 2 reveal with more on Operation Para Bellum during the Rainbow Six Siege Pro League Finals, due to take place from 19th -20th May. (more...)
YouTube testing picture-in-picture mode for those without Red subscriptions YouTube testing picture-in-picture mode for those without Red subscriptions
- May 08, 2018

Version 13.16.55 of the app was spotted using the feature, but not everyone on it was able to get the PIP to work. However, it appears that it's now testing the picture-in-picture mode for non-Red users, which basically means any and all YouTube users. (more...)
Snap names Amazon's Tim Stone as CFO Snap names Amazon's Tim Stone as CFO
- May 08, 2018

The news was revealed in a financial filing late Monday. However, after the disappointing Q1 earnings report last week, the company has moved to replace him with ex-Amazon executive, Tim Stone. Vollero and Snap Inc agreed to part ways on May 4, and he will not be working for the company after May 15. "I am deeply grateful for Drew and his many contributions to the growth of Snap", Spiegel said. (more...)
Twitter testing end-to-end encrypted messaging Twitter testing end-to-end encrypted messaging
- May 08, 2018

Called "Secret Conversation", the feature is expected to be available in the conversation info section. The code was first spotted by Jane Manchon Wong, a computer science student at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Government and law enforcement officials counter that encryption hurts their ability to investigate criminal and terrorist activity. This can be opted into Messenger. (more...)
IPhone with triple rear camera coming in 2019 according to one analyst IPhone with triple rear camera coming in 2019 according to one analyst
- May 08, 2018

One of them is likely to be the successor of the iPhone X and may be called iPhone X Plus . A second analyst just corroborated last month's report of a triple-camera iPhone, lending the rumor a lot more credibility. With the 3x optical zoom, the upcoming triple camera iPhone will let users to magnify the image by up to 3x within the viewfinder itself. Whatever Apple decides, it won't be the first to carry around triple sensors since Huawei's P20 Pro has already beaten it to the punch. (more...)
The Kinect lives on through Microsoft's new project for Azure The Kinect lives on through Microsoft's new project for Azure
- May 08, 2018

At Build 2018 today, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella unveiled Project Kinect for Azure. Those companies and others like China's Alibaba offer an assortment of chips, ranging from graphics processing units (GPUs) from Nvidia to Google's homegrown tensor processing units (TPUs). (more...)
Worldwide Lithium-Ion Battery Market financial measurements $ 67.70 Bn by 2022 Worldwide Lithium-Ion Battery Market financial measurements $ 67.70 Bn by 2022
- May 08, 2018

The potential of the products has been rigorously tested in conjunction with the key market challenges. BAK Battery Co. Ltd., BYD Company Ltd., LG Chem Ltd., Panasonic Corp., GS Yuasa Corp., Johnson Controls Inc., Toshiba Corp., and A123 Systems LLC. (more...)