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Renault-Nissan To Build EVs In China With DongFeng


Renault will hold 25 percent of eGT, Nissan will hold 25 percent and Dongfeng the remaining 50 per cent. Renault and Nissan each hold 25 percent of eGT New Energy Automotive Co., with Dongfeng Motor owning the rest, the companies said. Read More »

Dell's Visor headset helps Microsoft muscle in on mid-range VR


The company hopes that this will be enough to differentiate the Visor in an ever-growing field of VR HMDs. On the local front Dell have been very quiet of late, but at IFA 2017 the US PC maker made a decision to get in early, very early in fact in an effort to beat off arch rivals Acer and Lenovo who have major press events scheduled at the Berlin show. Read More »

Apple wants to sell you 4K movies digitally for $20 each


However, The Wall Street Journal's sources said "several" studios wanted Apple to charge an additional US$5 to US$10 for 4K movies. The tech giant will unveil the new version of its streaming media device at an event september 12 and tout its compatibility with new 4K televisions, people with knowledge of its plans said. Read More »

'Game of Thrones' Season 7 Finale Director On Filming The Big Reveal

He's slightly torn. If you listen very carefully, you can hear Davos in the background saying, "I wish he hadn't said that". Despite the fact that season 8 will only consist of six episodes, those episodes will nearly certainly be more complex and momentous than most anything we've seen on the show to date. Read More »

MediaTek announces Helio P23 and P30 with dual 4G feature


As for the dual 4G VoLTE connectivity, the company says the MediaTek Helio P23 delivers the "world's first dual SIM, dual 4G VoLTE/ ViLTE support". The Helio P23 and Helio P30 bring value to mid-range phones and it is up to OEMs to take advantage of the new capabilities. Read More »

Apple Teams with Accenture To Build Mobile Enterprise Apps

This isn't Apple's first partnership of this type. The initial focus for Apple and Accenture will revolve around how companies engage with customers and digital transformation. "Based on our experience in developing mobile apps, we believe that iOS is the superior mobile platform for businesses and are excited to be partnering with Apple ", said Accenture CEO Pierre Nanterme. Read More »

Aston Martin will only sell hybrids by the mid-2020s


The company also plans for 25% of its sales to be fully electric by the end of the next decade. Luxury auto manufacturer Aston Martin Holdings has reported sharply improved first-half and second quarter financial results amid rising global demand for its luxury handcrafted sports cars. Read More »

Volvo S60 Polestar and V60 Polestar updated


Both models get additional carbon fiber aerodynamic components to increase downforce by 30 percent. The Volvo V60 and the Volvo S60 will both be getting a carbon fiber package that will consist of a carbon fiber front splitter, side skirts, and rear spoiler. Read More »

BMW i3s adds a touch of dynamism to the EV


First up are the front and rear bumpers which have been redesigned. Handling and road holding is also improved with a sports suspension that has unique dampers, anti-roll bars, and 10mm lowering springs, as well as a 40mm widened track for greater stability and dynamics. Read More »

NYPD needs to replace 36K police smartphones


The move comes after Microsoft announced it will stop supporting the operating system that runs the phones and custom NYPD apps. The NYPD has to scrap the 36,000 smartphones it gave cops over the past two years because they're already obsolete and can't be upgraded, The Post has learned. Read More »

The 11 Biggest Moments From the Game of Thrones Season 7 Finale


However, these reunions were meant only to show how time has passed by since we last saw these characters together. Jon is the son of Dany's brother, Rhaegar Targaryen and Ned Stark's sister Lyanna . Instead, his birth name is Aegon Targaryen . The smallfolk apparently loved Rhaegar , and he was praised for being everything his father the Mad King wasn't. Read More »

Sony's PlayStation VR is getting a price cut


With the new core bundle, you'll receive the PlayStation VR headset and PlayStation Camera for the current $399 price tag. As the blog notes, this is now the new "core PS VR bundle moving forward", so if you're looking for the bare minimum with the peripheral, this is it. Read More »

Apple's new iPhone 8 'will be announced on September 12'


Apple's cornerstone product is expected to sell for as much as $999 on the high end. Rumors have suggested the most high-end iPhone 8 will start at $1,000. According to a number of credible sources, the iPhone 8 will feature a edgeless OLED display and will incorporate advanced facial recognition technology . Read More »

Do you trust the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 won't catch fire?


For their part, fans declared their loyalty to the brand on social media. "The phone will maintain more than 95 percent of battery capacity even after two years of use". As you write the letters sparkly and glisten on the screen. Is the Galaxy Note8 everything you hoped it would be? With the arrival of the Galaxy Note 8 , Samsung has finally entered the market of dual-camera setup. Read More »

Android Oreo prevents automatic installs or updates of unverified apps


Google is trying to make sure that Android users don't end up downloading potentially risky apps even from third-party stores. A new update has come out which is version 8.1.73. Reports have also claimed that some popular Motorola smartphones are not going to get the Android Oreo update at all, however, it's not confirmed. Read More »

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Leaked Ahead Of Official Reveal


The good news for Yakuza fans is that Yakuza Kiwami 2 for PlayStation 4 will be powered by Dragon Engine (the tech behind Yakuza 2 ) which means graphics and visuals are going to be completely overhauled. So, is there any chance these newly-announced Yakuza team games will come to Western shores? Fist of the North Star was about a hero named Kenshiro who protected innocent people who survived a nuclear war that annihilated most of mankind. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 5X India Launch Expected at September 5 Event


In terms of specifications, the dual-SIM (Nano) Xiaomi Mi 5X was launched in July and features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) LTPS display . Xiaomi claims that the Mi 5X can parallel the Mi 6 in terms of camera performance. The fingerprint scanner is placed at the back of the phone. Other connectivity options include 4G with VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), Global Positioning System with AGS/GLONASS, 3.5mm audio jack and USB type C. Read More »

Now Yakuza 2 Is Getting A HD Remake


Following the announcement of the Yakuza 2 remake Yakuza Kiwami 2 during a reveal event at the Akihabara UDX Theater in Tokyo, Sega also showcased the first official screenshots of the game, on top of its editions. In Yakuza 2 players take control of former yakuza member Kazuma Kiryu as he gets tangled in a unsafe clash between gang families. You guys can enjoy the debut trailer below. Read More »

Injured WR Cam Meredith leaves Bears game on cart


In addition, Bears long snapper Patrick Scales is out with a knee injury of his own while cornerback Prince Amukamara has been listed as doubtful to return due to an ankle injury. At this time, it's looking like we won't see Meredith on the field until next year. The Bears are entering a new era with No. 2 overall pick Mitchell Trubisky the future of the franchise at quarterback. Read More »

Second chance to see a total solar eclipse in 2024


Over the next 90 minutes, the total eclipse traveled through 14 different states until ending in SC. The good news is there will be a more widely seen total solar eclipse the following year. Cities such as Indianapolis, Cleveland, Buffalo, N.Y., Sherbrooke, Que., and Fredericton are also in line for a total eclipse. If seven years is too long a wait, there will be four total solar eclipses in other parts of the world before then: One in 2019 (visible from Chile and Argentina), another in ... Read More »

Alabama High School Pride Flag Battle Rages on


A petition on is asking that an Alabama high school remove a teacher's LGBT flag from her classroom because it creates a hostile learning environment, according to some students and their parents. "You've got white supremacists, but then you've got people like me who are history buffs, pushing back and saying, don't change history". She also says that the symbols of the Confederate States of America are not a problem. Read More »

Google stitches together footage of solar eclipse

The last time a total solar eclipse was visible across the United States was in 1918 and the last time total eclipse was from visible from anywhere in the United States was in 1979. The other 36 states were all treated to a partial solar eclipse, where the moon covers only a part of the sun. Whether you're a veteran eclipse chaser or this year's eclipse has turned you into one, keep in mind that total solar eclipses aren't quite as rare as you think . Read More »

Kidambi Srikanth crashes out, loses to world No. 1 Son Wan Ho


As for the women, the World Championship sees the entry of two Indians into the semi-finals of a World Championship singles event for the first time since the event was instituted in 1977. The 28-year-old player defending his title has literally strolled through his four rounds, while the 33-year-old veteran left-hander has often been stretched to the limit, and has had to call upon all his wiles, steely temperament and obdurate will to make the medal round for the seventh time in his ... Read More »