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Sci-tech Microsoft Brings All New Powerful Surface Book 2
Author: 0 Microsoft Brings All New Powerful Surface Book 2

And a deeper partnership with Adobe means even better integration between Surface Book 2 and the Adobe Creative Cloud, including new Surface Dial functionality coming to Photoshop to keep you in your flow and let you easily access and modify your most frequently used brush settings.

Sci-tech Bring Amazon Alexa into your auto with new Garmin Speak
Author: 0 Bring Amazon Alexa into your auto with new Garmin Speak

The unit is created to be interacted with using voice, such as asking Alexa to ask Garmin for directions to the nearest grocery store or asking Alexa to play the audiobook you've been listening to. The device works alongside the free Garmin Speak app; it syncs with the phone running the app, utilizing the handset's own data connection and abilities.

Sci-tech Tesla fires hundreds of workers
Author: 0 Tesla fires hundreds of workers

As with any business, the performance reviews hardly result in worker departures. The exact number of terminated employees out of Tesla's workforce of 33,000 is unknown, but The San Jose Mercury News reported as many as 700 people may have lost their jobs.

Sci-tech WPA2 security hole KRACKs Wi-Fi networks wide open
Author: 0 WPA2 security hole KRACKs Wi-Fi networks wide open

This is important because the attack is apparently "exceptionally devastating against Linux and Android 6.0 or higher". "Any device that uses WiFi is likely vulnerable", the security expert warned - a shocking assertion as so much of modern technology relies on the networks.

Author: 0 Nokia 9 leaked renders reveal thin bezels, dual cameras

With that, the upcoming Nokia 9 will be the second phone by HMD Global to come with two cameras at the back. The Nokia 9 will apparently sport a 5.5-inch display with very slim bezels and a curved glass panel on the front. Moving on to the bottom, you can see the USB Type-C port flanked by speaker grilles and primary mic. Well, there's no 3.5 mm headphone jack on the Nokia 9 , and, it isn't too surprising, considering how many manufacturers (including Google) have ditched the 3.5 mm ...

Sci-tech Infotainment Systems on Par With Cell Phones for Distracted Driving
Author: 0 Infotainment Systems on Par With Cell Phones for Distracted Driving

Numerous infotainment features in most 2017 vehicles are so distracting they should not be enabled while a vehicle is in motion, according to a new study released Thursday by University of Utah researchers. The study also indicated that the single most distracting task in terms of driver engagement was programming the navigation system. The AAA called out 30 vehicles in which technology can be particularly unsafe.

Sci-tech Michigan Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station
Author: 0 Michigan Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

EDT aboard the International Space Station to begin a spacewalk planned to last about 6.5 hours", NASA announced. Five days from now, on October 10th, Bresnik and Vande Hei will do another spacewalk to lubricate the new LEE and then replace a camera on the outside of the station.

Sci-tech In tribute to Tom Petty, we remember his 5 most underrated songs
Author: 0 In tribute to Tom Petty, we remember his 5 most underrated songs

More sad news today losing Tom Petty . The LAPD confirmed in a separate tweet that they had "no investigative role in this matter" and that they "apologize for any inconvenience in reporting". The band estimated to participate in 53 shows, in 24 states. Petty also spent several years with the Traveling Wilburys , singing alongside music legends George Harrison , Bob Dylan and Roy Orbison .

Author: 0 Tesla shares sink as Model 3 production sputters

Tesla said most of the lines at the Gigafactory, its battery plant in Nevada, and its auto assembly plant in California were meeting their production targets, but that "a handful have taken longer to activate than expected". Tesla says it built 25,336 vehicles - 260 of them Model 3 sedans - in the 3rd quarter of 2017. In August, Tesla expected to be producing 5,000 a week by the end of December.

Sci-tech NES Classic hack works on Nintendo's SNES Classic
Author: 0 NES Classic hack works on Nintendo's SNES Classic

The Super NES Classic comes with two controllers, instead of one. Best Buy sells Insignia branded 6 foot cables for $9.99 and you can buy 10 foot extension cables on Amazon for $10.99 . "That was another complaint with the NES Classic - that the cord was really short". There was definitely much more inventory available than for the NES Classic launch.

Sci-tech Mozilla previews its faster 'Firefox Quantum' browser
Author: 0 Mozilla previews its faster 'Firefox Quantum' browser

Mozilla stops short of declaring victory over Chrome. For widely used add-ons that don't work in the new version, Firefox will recommend alternatives. The design (seen above) certainly looks and feels much more modern than Firefox's current look. Firefox Quantum also has native integration with Pocket , the read-it-later app that Mozilla acquired.

Sci-tech Accounting Firm Deloitte Says It Suffered Cyberattack
Author: 0 Accounting Firm Deloitte Says It Suffered Cyberattack

The account required only a single password and did not have " two-step " verification, sources said. Some emails had attachments with sensitive security and design details. Deloitte said it contacted government authorities immediately after it became aware of the incident, and notified each of the "very few clients" that had been affected.

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Leak Shows Off Bezel-Free Design
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) Leak Shows Off Bezel-Free Design

The handset is apparently called the Samsung Galaxy X and now it looks like the handset has been certified in South Korea. Samsung Galaxy X is finally witnessing a lot of buzz lately as the hugely anticipated smartphone is expected to launch soon.

Sci-tech IOS 11 now available for download - everything you must know
Author: 0 IOS 11 now available for download - everything you must know

Learn what you can really do in iOS 11 with these hidden iOS 11 features that you can't go another day without knowing. However, it's nowhere to be seen and there's no mention of Messages in iCloud on the iOS 11 feature page. Apple says that multi-tasking has been made easier which is done by: Opening two apps side-by-side, you can now just drag and drop an app icon from the dock to the main screen.

Sci-tech Mobile Increases Throttling Limit to 50GB
Author: 0 Mobile Increases Throttling Limit to 50GB

T-Mobile calls this its “Fair Usage Threshold”. Be assured though that if they do make an announcement, they will not do it quietly, as with past experiences with T-Mobile. Oh, there are still limits, of course, but Tmo isn't alone there. It's a poorly-kept secret in wireless than the unlimited data plans pushed by the four major carriers aren't technically unlimited.

Sci-tech United Nations team: Suu Kyi words 'bode well' for bid for Myanmar probe
Author: 0 United Nations team: Suu Kyi words 'bode well' for bid for Myanmar probe

A new analysis by Human Rights Watch of satellite images from Myanmar's Rakhine State shows the near destruction of 214 villages. That would effectively bar the stateless Rohingya, who are now denied any legal status in Myanmar, have at various times had their documents confiscated by authorities, and fled to Bangladesh in most cases without collecting their belongings.

Sci-tech Google Launched 'Tez' Payment App Based on UPI for India
Author: 0 Google Launched 'Tez' Payment App Based on UPI for India

Google Tez allows users to make transactions through the phone by deducting payments from the linked bank account. It is based on UPI - a payments protocol built by government-backed National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI). Following links will help you to download this app to your Android or iOS devices. From this business channel, merchants can engage customers directly with payment reminders, tailored offers , and more.

Sci-tech Gunman kills one and injures three in Washington State School Shooting
Author: 0 Gunman kills one and injures three in Washington State School Shooting

The shooting suspect is a student at the school, which is a public school for emotionally disturbed students in grades 6-12. He is in custody at the Spokane County juvenile jail, authorities said. The shooting was accounted for at Freeman High School in Rockford on Wednesday. A call to the school was not immediately returned. Investigators have said little about his motives so far.

Sci-tech NASA prepares for Cassini's grand finale on Saturn
Author: 0 NASA prepares for Cassini's grand finale on Saturn

Mission Control will be live on YouTube , Ustream and NASA TV. Because of the finite speed of light and the 1.4 billion km distance to Saturn , the event in space will actually have occurred 83 minutes earlier. The end when it comes is going to be a bittersweet moment. But there are proposals to go back, submitted under NASA's New Frontiers program. Researchers think they may have gotten that way by being ground up, but are not sure what process might have made that happen, project ...

Sci-tech Teva Rockets After Hiring Former Novo Nordisk Exec As CEO
Author: 0 Teva Rockets After Hiring Former Novo Nordisk Exec As CEO

AstraZeneca shares rose 2%. Cantor Fitzgerald set a $17.00 target price on Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NYSE: TEVA ) in a research note published on Monday. It increased, as 27 investors sold MFA shares while 77 reduced holdings. For trading purposes, I would like to see TEVA open trading on Tuesday above $18.25 and if it does I would be looking to take a long position at the bell.

Sci-tech Porsche Cayenne Turbo debuts with insane performance specs
Author: 0 Porsche Cayenne Turbo debuts with insane performance specs

Paired with a new eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive, it will move this third-generation Cayenne from 0-62 miles per hour in 3.9 seconds and onto an impressive top speed of 177 miles per hour. Extra wide tires, measuring 285/40 up front and 315/35 out back, help stick all 550 horses to the road. At the same time, its everyday suitability in terms of parking and turning manoeuvres is improved, as is the comfort level.

Sci-tech Green Bay believes Eddie Lacy has 'point to prove' in Lambeau return
Author: 0 Green Bay believes Eddie Lacy has 'point to prove' in Lambeau return

Green Bay now leads the all-time series 11-7. Early in the game , defensive tackle Nazair Jones stepped in front of a pass, secured it and ran it back to the end zone before his touchdown was called back. The series: Green Bay holds a 10-7 series edge in the regular season . How many week-one games have massive playoff implications? "This is exactly what they needed", Adams said.

Sci-tech Upcoming iOS leaked, reveals new
Author: 0 Upcoming iOS leaked, reveals new "iPhone 8" features

It worth pointing out that this is not the first time we have seen the red dot on the Digital Crown. So here's what's different from the vast amount of rumors and leaks ( which we've been diligently collecting over the past few months ).

Author: 0 IPhone 8 May Reveal a Promotion for Siri

The upcoming iPhones are expected to cost more than their predecessors. Eventually, Apple iPhone 8 pre-orders is speculated to be taken by the company on Friday, Sept 15, following the global debut. With the iPhone 7 out last year, the company's previous naming pattern dictates this year's would be the 7S. When is iPhone 8 getting released? Wistron is said to have recently started assembling iPhone SE units at its plant in Karnataka, India.

Sci-tech Who's who in The Witcher's wonderful 10-year anniversary video
Author: 0 Who's who in The Witcher's wonderful 10-year anniversary video

Because who doesn't want Geralt speaking to you, the player? CD Projekt Red have put together a special in-universe video in celebration of 10 years of The Witcher . Priscilla is Dandelion's current love interest who makes an appearance in The Witcher 3 for the first time. " The Witcher " series will long be remembered as one of the best RPG gaming experiences .

Sci-tech Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigns as Union Minister
Author: 0 Rajiv Pratap Rudy resigns as Union Minister

There is still no clarity on whether NCP will join the NDA and become a part of the government. Five junior ministers were also dropped. Sources attribute this to her failure to deliver on Modi's commitment to clean the Ganges, made in Varnasi ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

Sci-tech TJ Ward Signs With Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Author: 0 TJ Ward Signs With Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The flurry of activity began last Tuesday when the team made a deal with San Francisco to acquire tight end Vance McDonald. Wilcox lost his starting job in 2016 to first-round pick Byron Jones after he had started the previous two seasons for the Cowboys.

Sci-tech Record-breaking USA astronaut and crew back on Earth
Author: 0 Record-breaking USA astronaut and crew back on Earth

She set multiple other records while in orbit: world's oldest spacewoman, at age 57, and most experienced female spacewalker, with 10. Whitson's return will mark the end of her third long-duration stay onboard the space station. "For example, in order to keep mission control running, the team (three shifts of a skeleton support crew) were sleeping on cots in the backup mission control rooms".

Sci-tech Kenyan Supreme Court Nullifies Presidential Election
Author: 0 Kenyan Supreme Court Nullifies Presidential Election

Kenya has a history of disputed elections. "For the first time we have got justice". After the election, global monitors from the EU, the African Union and the United States had said there was no major fraud on polling day and urged Mr Odinga to concede.

Sci-tech Clerk: Sheriff Clarke Has Resigned
Author: 0 Clerk: Sheriff Clarke Has Resigned

Gov. Scott Walker issued this statement, saying he will "move forward with the process of filling the vacancy as soon as we are formally notified of the resignation by Milwaukee County". Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat, but he repeatedly rejected their overtures. In a July 2016 interview on CNN, he called the Black Lives Matter movement "purveyors of hate" and said it was responsible for violence against police .

Sci-tech Cameroon need four points to avoid World Cup qualifying doom
Author: 0 Cameroon need four points to avoid World Cup qualifying doom

Hugo Broos, say the Indomitable Lions, having played at the Confederation Cup in Russian Federation, is more experienced than the Super Eagles of Nigeria. "This is a very crucial match and the players know so". Nigeria have been winners 10 times, in 20 previous encounters, with Cameroon winning four times and six matches drawn.

Sci-tech Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes announced for Switch
Author: 0 Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes announced for Switch

Travis is back. With the Nindies Summer Showcase 2017 coming to an end, Nintendo suddenly announced that Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes would be releasing in 2018 exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. We unfortunately haven't seen enough to say just yet, but for the fans of this much loved, yet woefully underappreciated series, this is great news. No actual gameplay was shown of No More Heroes: Travis Strikes Again , but it's confirmed to be developed in Unreal Engine 4.

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