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Sci-tech Operation Southern Shield: Week long speed enforcement initiative underway
Author: 0 Operation Southern Shield: Week long speed enforcement initiative underway

Through July 23, law enforcement in the southeast will be cracking down on speed violations, driving under the influence, distracted driving and failure to buckle up. As of Tuesday, the state's traffic fatality county for 2017 was 796. Operation Southern Shield will continue through Sunday. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, speeding is the cause of 30 percent of the traffic deaths in the United States each year.

Sci-tech West Ham agree £24m deal for Stoke City forward, Marko Arnautovic
Author: 0 West Ham agree £24m deal for Stoke City forward, Marko Arnautovic

As far as his goals for next season are concerned, the 32-year-old said that he and his team-mates are committed to giving 100 per cent and now he can't wait for the season to get started. "I'm ready to come back and I'm looking forward to being part of this fantastic league again". He did a good job with Croatia and he's doing a good job here.

Sci-tech Software emissions fix for three million Mercedes diesels
Author: 0 Software emissions fix for three million Mercedes diesels

The public debate about diesel engines is creating uncertainty - especially for our customers. It extends an existing voluntary programme to perform similar upgrades on the V-Class, and to the Renault-sourced 1.5-litre diesel engine used in its small vehicle line-up, which began in March.

Author: 0 'Splatoon 2' smashed its way during Splatfest

Nintendo hosted the first SplatFest on the weekend, allowing Nintendo Switch owners to play Splatoon 2 for a limited time ahead of the release . It's genuinely thrilling, and after spending several hours playing online over the past week, I've already picked out my favorite maps. These issues won't be as big of a deal when the game launches.

Sci-tech Mercedes Jumps into the Pickup Market with the New X-Class
Author: 0 Mercedes Jumps into the Pickup Market with the New X-Class

The new X-Class is based on the Nissan Navara but comes with all the flash that a Mercedes should with LED signature lighting, tall thin taillights, and a premium look. As one might expect in a luxury-leaning pickup truck, the X-Class will have driver assistance safety systems such as lane-keep assist, traffic sign recognition, and automatic emergency braking.

Sci-tech Google Wifi launching Down Under to save Aussies from bad wireless
Author: 0 Google Wifi launching Down Under to save Aussies from bad wireless

Attention Australian smart home fans: It's time to grab some amber fluid and go off like a frog in a sock as Google has finally made a decision to bring its Home smart speaker to the land of bonzer barbecues, boomers and bush tellies. The Home will also read news stories from supported Australian news services, and according to Google, will fully support 'Strayan English. Today, Google has confirmed that Google Now will be available through its own store, as well as retailers like Harvey ...

Sci-tech Some OnePlus 5 owners reporting reboots when calling emergency numbers
Author: 0 Some OnePlus 5 owners reporting reboots when calling emergency numbers

In the three years since, it's moved all the way on to the OnePlus 5 which appears to be boasting an unusual and unsettling feature: it reboots if you try to call 911. OnePlus has already confirmed to The Next Web that it is looking into the issue and asks that anyone else experiencing it to contact support@oneplus.net.

Sci-tech Google Hire Helps Small Business Recruit
Author: 0 Google Hire Helps Small Business Recruit

Emails sent and received through either Gmail or Hire will sync automatically in both, while any interview recruiters schedule will instantly be added to Calendar, along with the questions they need to focus on and the interviewee's contact info.

Sci-tech Xiaomi introduces Mi Max 2 @ Rs 16999
Author: 0 Xiaomi introduces Mi Max 2 @ Rs 16999

It also runs on the newer Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset and will be available with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage . The company says the phablet is created to maximize your smartphone experience by focusing on multimedia playback and long-lasting battery backup.

Sci-tech Google Maps updated to tell best time to leave and travel
Author: 0 Google Maps updated to tell best time to leave and travel

According to Android Police: "This appears to be one of the rare instances where a new feature was quietly rolled out to all users in the space of a few weeks". In the recent months, it has also added Street View and Deep Learning for further enhancements, parking saving feature , shows local reviews in your default language , and share your real-time location .

Sci-tech Oppressive heat to build across central Plains this week
Author: 0 Oppressive heat to build across central Plains this week

A very typical mid-summer heat wave is setting up as we head into the upcoming work week. "There will be little relief from the heat at night, as temperatures in the heart of the Plains may only briefly fall below the 80-degree mark during the early morning hours", Elliott said.

Author: 0 Star Wars resort coming to Disney World

In other Disney Parks and Star Wars news, Walt Disney World will have an immersive Star Wars-themed hotel. And of course, as with any Disney Park, there will be plenty of merchandise, with "trinkets and treasures from across the galaxy" for sale.

Sci-tech WhatsApp testing in-app YouTube playback in latest beta
Author: 0 WhatsApp testing in-app YouTube playback in latest beta

The video can then be watched in the small floating window opened above the chat allowing the users to multitask. This may change in future because the company is still working on it. Users can resize window with a pinch or can play videos in full screen mode. The WhatsApp team is now testing internally a new In App Youtube Playback function which allows users to play videos of Youtube shared links within the application.

Sci-tech Barrie Dunsmore: Trump Jr.'s emails
Author: 0 Barrie Dunsmore: Trump Jr.'s emails

During the 2016 presidential campaign Donald Trump Jr ., son of the president, took a meeting with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer under the pretense that he had a chance of getting dirt on Hillary Clinton . "It came from Donald Trump Jr ". The President's lawyer Jay Sekulow tried to downplay the June 27 payment as "not an unusual scenario" in a Sunday-morning interview with CNN .

Sci-tech Trump picks lawyer Ty Cobb to handle Russia probe
Author: 0 Trump picks lawyer Ty Cobb to handle Russia probe

After a tumultuous week in the fast-moving inquiry, Jared Kushner's top lawyer, Jamie Gorelick , also announced plans to remove herself from matters related to the Russian Federation investigation that are engulfing her client, Trump's son-in-law and a West Wing adviser.

Sci-tech Surface Dial app collection now available in Windows Store
Author: 0 Surface Dial app collection now available in Windows Store

These systems, for the record, still received the Summer 2016 Anniversary Update sans any issues. This doesn't go well with the Microsoft encouraging developers to utilize its Universal Windows Platform tools to develops cross-platform, more intelligent apps.

Sci-tech Meizu Pro 7 teased by company VP on Weibo, to arrive soon
Author: 0 Meizu Pro 7 teased by company VP on Weibo, to arrive soon

So, what extra news have we got for you today? Speculations claim that the Meizu PRO 7 and 7 Plus would be debuting at Zhuhai, China on July 26 at 19:30 PM local time. The dual cameras module sitting on the backside of the Meizu PRO 7 is equipped with Sony IMX386 + IMX286 12-megapixel sensors. Going by the rumors, both Meizu Pro 7 and Meizu Pro 7 Plus are expected to come with the same specs sheet, the exception being the dimensions.

Sci-tech Mass Production of All Three New iPhones Delayed
Author: 0 Mass Production of All Three New iPhones Delayed

A DigiTimes piece , which cites the Economic Daily News , was the first to report on Monday that production on Apple's newest iPhone could be postponed. If these renders are accurate, then it would appear Apple has gone that route. While rumours point towards Apple embedding the sensor underneath the display, many reports indicate that the company is facing serious yield issues and delays in implementing the radical technology.

Sci-tech Andy Rubin's Essential Phone Is Coming To The UK
Author: 0 Andy Rubin's Essential Phone Is Coming To The UK

Speaking with The Financial Times , Niccolo de Masi seems confident that the Essential Phone will be enough to shift the way the smartphone market is structured now, implying that the device will accelerate the pace of innovation, which is often manipulated and slowed down by companies like Samsung and Apple in an effort to "boost quarterly profits".

Sci-tech RuneScape Finally Going Mobile, Early Registrations Now Open
Author: 0 RuneScape Finally Going Mobile, Early Registrations Now Open

RuneScape , in both its modern and classic iterations, is coming to mobile. You can also choose to play exclusively on your mobile device, seeing how you will get full versions of RuneScape and Old School RuneScape . A full release of the mobile port is expected in Winter 2017, and a port of the "newer" RuneScape 3 is set to be released in 2018. Just as well, Jagex has opened up beta registrations for both versions of the game.

Sci-tech NASA scientists create spectacular flyover video of Pluto's moon Charon
Author: 0 NASA scientists create spectacular flyover video of Pluto's moon Charon

NASA has released new maps of Pluto and its largest moon Charon to mark the two-year anniversary of New Horizon's historic Pluto flyby. NASA has released a startling flyover video during their annual celebrations of Pluto probe. Charon has several great canyons which are 5 km to 10 km deep, the video featured one of the largest canyons of the planet named 'Serenity Chasma.' The view in the video shifts to the north by passing over the Dorothy Gale crater and Mordor Macula's polar hood.

Sci-tech Apple embraces zombies and elves for new emojis in iOS 11
Author: 0 Apple embraces zombies and elves for new emojis in iOS 11

If you count yourself as part of that crowd, you'll be happy to learn that Apple has announced new emoji characters are coming to its iOS, macOS, and watchOS platforms sometime later this year. The World Emoji Day website says the day is celebrated on 17 July because the day is famously displayed on the iOS Calendar Emoji. Well hello there.

Sci-tech Panasonic P55 Max with 5000mAh battery, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 8499
Author: 0 Panasonic P55 Max with 5000mAh battery, 4G VoLTE launched for Rs. 8499

The handset will come out of the box with Android 7.0 Nougat operating system and might also get further updates in the future. Apart from this, the smartphone also supports "ZigPlay" feature (to be received via OTA [over-the-air]) that "keeps all your priorities at fingertips with simple-to-use profiles and keeps you connected on-the-go at home, in the vehicle, at work or anywhere you go".

Sci-tech First footage of Jon Favreaus The Lion King unveiled at D23
Author: 0 First footage of Jon Favreaus The Lion King unveiled at D23

Folks reportedly got emotional watching lil" Simba in this new world and who could blame "em? The sneak peek included a quick clip of the film's opening scene where all sorts of animals are traveling to Pride Rock while " Circle of Life " plays in the background.

Sci-tech BlazBlue: Central Fiction adds Jubei as DLC this summer
Author: 0 BlazBlue: Central Fiction adds Jubei as DLC this summer

Each character will have their own unique playstyle that revolves around the typical BlazBlue combat system. Joining the BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle roster , which includes BlazBlue's Ragna the Bloodedge and Jin Kisaragi, are Yu Narukami from Persona 4 Arena , Hyde from Under Night In-Birth, and Ruby Rose from RWBY .

Sci-tech Atari reveals first pictures of its new Ataribox console
Author: 0 Atari reveals first pictures of its new Ataribox console

At this point, it's unsure what Atari means with the latter, but more information will be revealed in the near future. Each will have a raised back and "ribbing", making it reminiscent of the console that inspired it, while options for glass or wood front finishes will be available.

Sci-tech Call of Duty: WWII Zombies - Sledgehammer Has a Request for the Community
Author: 0 Call of Duty: WWII Zombies - Sledgehammer Has a Request for the Community

Call of Duty WW2 Zombies trailer has leaked ahead of this week's big reveal at San Diego Comic Con . Activision is not quite happy with the outcome and is aggressively taking down all the leaked versions of the game. Have you seen the leaked Call of Duty: WWII Zombies trailer or will you wait until Comic-Con? If you want to deliberately avoid the trailer but ache to know what it's about, then a written description might just be enough to satiate you.

Sci-tech Facebook To Rollout Adverts In Messenger App
Author: 0 Facebook To Rollout Adverts In Messenger App

Monetizing policy is being more focused at Facebook and lately it is learned the Facebook Messenger app to get advertisement too. To access Explore Feed, fire up the Facebook app on your Android phone or iPhone and hit the more/hamburger/three stripes button to the upper right of the screen.

Sci-tech Scrap metal crashes onto van, but driver not badly hurt
Author: 0 Scrap metal crashes onto van, but driver not badly hurt

A motorist was almost killed when a large metal pipe crushed his van on a Florida highway. The driver of the van, 36-year-old Jesus Armando Escobar, was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. "But they came out and said, 'Nope, he's only got scratches.' It's insane". Escobar, of Orlando, was driving a 2003 Pontiac van. The man, Antonio Santiago Wharton, 33, of Kissimmee, Fla., survived the crash with minor scrapes, Florida Today reported.

Sci-tech Range specs and sensible pricing tipped for offline-only Xiaomi 5X smartphone
Author: 0 Range specs and sensible pricing tipped for offline-only Xiaomi 5X smartphone

We are not sure when this phone will become official, but we are keeping an eye to bring all latest updates of Xiaomi Mi 5X. Dubbed 5X, the device - the leak reveals - is powered by Snapdragon 625 SoC and sports a 5.5-inch display. The Xiaomi 5X is expected to feature a thin metallic body and it is expected to arrive in color choices like gold and black. Xiaomi has been in the news since they revealed to be working on a new sub-brand named "Lanmi" via micro-blogging site Weibo .

Sci-tech Massive Iceberg Finally Breaks Off: Antarctic Landscape
Author: 0 Massive Iceberg Finally Breaks Off: Antarctic Landscape "Changed Forever"

If the entire ice shelf breaks apart, that grounded ice could flow into the ocean, changing sea-levels, Hogg says. The gargantuan ice cube will probably be named A68. "There have been some this big before", says Adrian Luckman , a glaciologist at Swansea University in the United Kingdom who leads a project to track changes in the ice shelf.

Sci-tech Price, Specifications, Features, and More
Author: 0 Price, Specifications, Features, and More

The said website has put up photos of the alleged feature phone that will come with LYF branding . The speculations on price vary from Rs. 500 to Rs. Alternatively, the feature phone may also be powered by a Spreadtrum-based SoC, something that is quite common in entry-level smartphones. Clearly, Jio's main intention is to add as many as features in the feature phone.

Sci-tech Amazon developing its own messaging app called Anytime
Author: 0 Amazon developing its own messaging app called Anytime

Amazon.com is reportedly working on launching its own messaging app called Anytime , according to a report from AFTV News . Some unique features are also mentioned, like making reservations and listening to music (presumably from Amazon's own streaming service) all within the app.

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