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Sci-tech BMW India sales volume jumps 11.5% in Jan-June at 4589 units
Author: 0 BMW India sales volume jumps 11.5% in Jan-June at 4589 units

MBM Sales and Marketing Vice-President, Mark Raine, said the Mercedes-Benz C-Class model topped the 1H sales list with 2,075 units sold, closely followed by the E-Class (1,358 units), the SUVs (1,233 units), Compact Cars (739 units) and S-Class (230 units), while 268 units of the Mercedes-Benz Dream Cars were sold.

Sci-tech Ex-Audi manager faces criminal charges in Volkswagen emissions scandal
Author: 0 Ex-Audi manager faces criminal charges in Volkswagen emissions scandal

Pamio and others then failed to disclose the software and knowingly misrepresented that the engines complied with US pollution standards, according to the complaint. Volkswagen has admitted that its Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi vehicles with 2-liter and 3-liter diesel engines were programmed to turn pollution controls on during government treadmill tests and turn them off while on the road.

Sci-tech Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD), ON Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ:ON)
Author: 0 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD), ON Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ:ON)

It has underperformed by 12.89% the S&P500. Let's take a look at some of the numbers for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . (NASDAQ: AMD ) Earnings Growing Rapidly? Finemark Bancorporation & reported 1,004 shares. The best measure of a company is its profitability, for without it, it can not grow, and if it doesn't grow, then its stock will trend downward.

Sci-tech NTSB video shows passenger chaos after 2016 O'Hare plane fire
Author: 0 NTSB video shows passenger chaos after 2016 O'Hare plane fire

The NTSB reports passengers said they heard a loud bang during takeoff. He said he stood up to get away from the plane and was blown over by the thrust of the still-running left engine. Flight attendants told investigators they were hesitant to open the doors until the pilots confirmed the engines were shutdown. Despite instructions from flight attendants, some passengers brought bags with them during the evacuation.

Sci-tech The Large Hadron Collider has just detected another new subatomic particle
Author: 0 The Large Hadron Collider has just detected another new subatomic particle

Researchers at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have discovered a new particle in their work on the LHC beauty ( LHCb) experiment . According to experts, the new particle, known as Xi-cc++ (pronounced ka-sigh-see-see-plus-plus), could provide fresh insight into how tiny, particles called quarks, which were the building blocks of protons and neutrons, interacted with each other.

Sci-tech OnePlus 5 DxOMark rating is lower than Galaxy S8, Google Pixel
Author: 0 OnePlus 5 DxOMark rating is lower than Galaxy S8, Google Pixel

In an attempt to prove its credibility of the camera to the world, the company partnered with DxO, earlier in March this year. The phone houses rear dual cameras of 16MP+20MP resolution with the former acting as the primary camera and the second lens offering additional features.

Sci-tech Detroit Pistons to acquire Avery Bradley for Marcus Morris
Author: 0 Detroit Pistons to acquire Avery Bradley for Marcus Morris

He shot a cooler 33.1 percent from 3 last season on his way to 14 points per game, but over the last four years combined he hit a reasonable 35.6 percent of his 3s with 1.4 makes per game. The experience of Bradley, along with the young talent that the Pistons have been able to acquire via the NBA Draft over the last few seasons, should help the franchise get closer to being a playoff contender in short timing.

Author: 0 UNESCO Declares Hebron Old City A World Heritage Site

Unesco's World Heritage Committee held a secret ballot on the Hebron resolution on Friday at its 41st annual summit in Krakow, Poland. Netanyahu said at the time the "absurd" vote denied the Jewish connection to the city. Hebron, the birthplace of King David's kingdom, and the Tomb of the Patriarchs, the first Jewish purchase in Israel and resting place of our forefathers - are our people's oldest heritage sites.

Sci-tech Mars Is Even Less Hospitable Than We Thought
Author: 0 Mars Is Even Less Hospitable Than We Thought

Perchlorates have previously been spotted in lines, thought to be brine streaks, on the surface of Mars . What's more, like common salts, perchlorates lower the melting point of water, allowing it to exist in life-friendly liquid form. Microbial life that got started in those days could, scientists theorize, still be holding on in pockets today. Although those factors has not stopped humans from still trying and looking for any sign of life on Mars - and ultimately attempting to live there ...

Sci-tech Equity markets trade in green; banks, auto stocks rise
Author: 0 Equity markets trade in green; banks, auto stocks rise

The broader market indices underperformed the Sensex . Nifty PSU Bank index rose almost 3 percent after brokerages upgraded leading state-owned lenders Bank of Baroda and Punjab National Bank as valuations turned reasonable after recent correction.

Sci-tech Official Chinese Hearthstone website leaks next expansion
Author: 0 Official Chinese Hearthstone website leaks next expansion

A solo adventure also coincides with the release of this expansion. Players will receive a random Death Knight Legendary card as a reward for completing the prologue. Given the balancing implications adding a new class to Hearthstone would have on the game overall, it's unlikely Death Knight will be added wholesale, however single-player missions that feature Death Knight may not be out of the question.

Sci-tech Iceberg bigger than PEI set to break off of Antarctica
Author: 0 Iceberg bigger than PEI set to break off of Antarctica

European Space Agency's ( ESA ) CryoSat Earth Explorer satellite carries a radar altimeter that will measure the height of the ice surface before the 6,000 square kilometre iceberg is spawned. Measuring about 2,300 square miles, Larsen C will be among the largest icebergs ever recorded, CNN reports . How big will the Larsen C iceberg be? That's the size of four Londons or more than seven New York Citys.

Sci-tech Arizona won't give Trump extensive voter registration info
Author: 0 Arizona won't give Trump extensive voter registration info

Arkansas will partially comply after receiving a request for voter information from a commission created by President Donald Trump to investigate alleged voter fraud . That information is sent to local election officials, who have the ultimate decision on whether to remove someone from the voter rolls. Secretary of State Ken Detzner's office is reviewing the letter .

Sci-tech Trump in Poland for 16-hour stop
Author: 0 Trump in Poland for 16-hour stop

Jewish leaders in Poland criticized President Donald Trump for not including a stop at a Warsaw Ghetto Uprising monument on his itinerary while visiting their country. McMaster. It would appear that the White House would love for this trip to be friendlier and go smoother than Trump's last European visit. Trump will meet one-on-one with German Chancellor Angela Merkel immediately after he arrives in Germany on Thursday.

Sci-tech Get A First Look At Destiny 2's Social Space Called 'The Farm'
Author: 0 Get A First Look At Destiny 2's Social Space Called 'The Farm'

From the looks of the video published as part of the IGN First program, The Farm should be a similar size to The Tower but also includes a ton of new features. Of course, all of the features players have become used to over the last three years, i.e. Cryptarchs, Postmasters and other NPCs, all return for the new social hub, but they're joined by several new arrivals.

Sci-tech Here's what's in the Destiny 2 beta
Author: 0 Here's what's in the Destiny 2 beta

Two multiplayer modes, Control and the Attack or Defend gametype Countdown, will be included in the beta with maps tailored to each mode. Check back later on for impressions and other Destiny 2 news and media. If you pre-order for Xbox One , you can start on July 19. Players across the world can take part in the console open beta from July 21 through July 23.

Sci-tech Middle-earth: Shadow of War will let you import your greatest nemesis
Author: 0 Middle-earth: Shadow of War will let you import your greatest nemesis

Essentially, the Nemesis Forge system allows players who played Shadow of Mordor to bring over one of their most hated enemies and one of their most trusted followers into the expansive world of Shadow of War . Your most loyal Orc follower will also be transferred across, aiding you in the battle against Sauron's mounting forces across Middle-Earth. Interactive Entertainment released a new video for its upcoming sequel Middle-Earth: Shadow of War .

Sci-tech Wimbledon 2017: Johanna Konta and Heather Watson shine
Author: 0 Wimbledon 2017: Johanna Konta and Heather Watson shine

Davenport believes Konta has proven she has the steel to beat anyone. "This will give her huge confidence, and she will move up a level, really grow from this", the seven-time grand slam champion added. "At 6-6 and 7-7 she was able to do that". But Vekic is also on a high as her career resumes the upward trajectory of her teenage years. The organisers appear to have listened as the former world number one's second round match against Russian 15th seed Elena Vesnina is first up on Court ...

Sci-tech Instagram Brings Photo, Video Replies to Stories
Author: 0 Instagram Brings Photo, Video Replies to Stories

Instagram is rolling out the ability to send video and photo replies to Stories this week, making the experience of Stories a bit more than just a one way street. When you view a story reply, friends will be notified of screenshots or replays. This new feature is available starting today for versions 10.28 and above for both the iOS version of Instagram (found in the App Store), and the version for Android found in the Google Play Store.

Sci-tech Mode, Ultra Hard difficulty and more
Author: 0 Mode, Ultra Hard difficulty and more

This is a big one, as it adds some notable new features like New Game+, an Ultra Hard difficulty setting and more. The level cap is not changing, so you can't go beyond 50, but you can still gain XP as you play. Ultra Hard mode is added for the players that are up for another challenge! Fixed an issue for some players in "The Looming Shadow" where two guards would disappear after Blameless Marad speaks to them.

Sci-tech First Look at Pokemon Go's Ash Hat Pikachu
Author: 0 First Look at Pokemon Go's Ash Hat Pikachu

It will be available at discount for a "for a limited time". For everyone else, a Pikachu wearing Ash Ketchum's trademark hat will be the biggest prize. According to Reddit user, legoturtle92, Niantic Labs is planning to bring a rare Pikachu to Pokemon Go . "Visitors to the city will be able to take part in a number of fun trail activities, with in-game and real-world surprises for Pokemon GO players", reads a Niantic statement.

Sci-tech Microsoft is cutting thousands of jobs
Author: 0 Microsoft is cutting thousands of jobs

Bloomberg , quoting people familiar with the matter, said last week that the company is looking to implement a global sales force reorganization in order to increase its focus on selling cloud software . Earlier, CNBC television said the company would be cutting some 3,000 positions, mostly from its non-US sales staff. The restructuring largely affects the software giant's sales operations outside the U.S.

Sci-tech Nintendo's Online app for Switch is launching on July 21st
Author: 0 Nintendo's Online app for Switch is launching on July 21st

Updates will be available to add gear, stages and weapons for up to a year, with Splatfests running for up to two years. Splatoon 2 launches July 21, along with Nintendo Switch Online with SplatNet 2 . Nintendo has held a number of Testfire demo sessions for both Splatoon titles, but this is the first time that a Splatfest has been held in conjunction with a demo period.

Sci-tech Moto X4 to feature dual rear camera, IP68 water resistance
Author: 0 Moto X4 to feature dual rear camera, IP68 water resistance

The key highlight of the upcoming Moto E4 is said to be its 5000mAh battery and is expected to be slightly heftier version of the Moto E4. Priced at RM799, the Moto E Plus comes in Iron Gray and Fine Gold. Driving the device will be quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 processor clocked at 1.4 GHz together with two gigs of RAM. The Moto E4 Plus features onscreen navigation buttons and a front-mounted fingerprint scanner that is housed underneath a capsule-sized physical Home Button of the ...

Sci-tech LeEco founder steps down after court freezes $182m in assets
Author: 0 LeEco founder steps down after court freezes $182m in assets

Foxconn previously held a 20% stake in Leshi Zhixin through one of its construction subsidiaries in Shenzhen, but the construction company backed off its investment in early 2016. It's unclear where Faraday Future stands with the FF91, a prototype of which was unveiled with much fanfare in January in Las Vegas. His ambitions propelled LeEco from its start in internet video into a dizzying array of new businesses, including online wine delivery and electric cars .

Sci-tech EU considers record fine as panel checks Google Android case
Author: 0 EU considers record fine as panel checks Google Android case

And the Android fine could be potentially much larger than the record 2.4 billion euros (£2.1bn) penalty against Google last month for search engine monopoly abuse, because of Android's massive growth potential. 'A decision would come none too soon. The company is said to be calling the peer review panel - also referred to as a "devil's advocate" group - to examine the case and its findings, and ensure that they stand up to scrutiny.

Sci-tech OxygenOS gets visual makeover in Open Beta update for OnePlus 3, 3T
Author: 0 OxygenOS gets visual makeover in Open Beta update for OnePlus 3, 3T

The video recording update further boosts the battery life of the handset by consuming less power. The new update also brings a new OnePlus widget that shows the current date, weather conditions, and temperature. Along with this, it seems that vibration intensity has also been decreased. After updating to the latest build, users won't experience the issue. But, what is not good about the new OxygenOS 4.5.5 update is that it comes with the May security patch, while smartphones like Nokia 6, ...

Sci-tech Mercedes-Benz GLA facelift to be launched tomorrow
Author: 0 Mercedes-Benz GLA facelift to be launched tomorrow

The changes in the design have also made the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA more aerodynamic than before with a coefficient of drag of 0.28, compared to the 0.29 of the previous iteration. The new GLA also features a minor reworking of the suspension setup which has allowed for 30mm higher ride height from the old model. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA continues to be powered with an option between the 2.0-litre petrol and 2.1-litre diesel engines.

Sci-tech PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: New Desert Map Shown Off
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: New Desert Map Shown Off

Judging by the screenshots, the upcoming map features a dry, desert landscape covered in cacti, some rundown buildings, old railroad cars, dirt roads, a vehicle - drivable? - and a bike - rideable? One screenshot shows a bicycle, and another shows a train.

Sci-tech Planned Execution of William Morva in Virginia Stirs Mental Illness Debate
Author: 0 Planned Execution of William Morva in Virginia Stirs Mental Illness Debate

In 2006, Morva was in Montgomery County Jail, awaiting trial, when he overpowered a deputy sheriff during a trip to the hospital. The next morning, Morva shot and killed Sutphin who attempted to capture him. It's not clear if Morva is aware of the remarkable effort to win him clemency, which includes a highly produced website with a documentary-style video chronicling his psychological decline and letters from worldwide diplomats.

Sci-tech India, Israel turn 'marriage made in heaven' into strategic partnership
Author: 0 India, Israel turn 'marriage made in heaven' into strategic partnership

Earlier today, Modi met Israeli President Reuven Rivlin where the two leaders discussed a 'wide range of issues pertaining to India-Israel friendship and other global issues'. "Coming out makes sense", he added, noting that Israel is supporting India's counter-terrorism efforts. Israel has portrayed Modi's visit as a major diplomatic feat, especially in view of the Indian leader's decision not to travel to Ramallah to meet Palestinian leaders - as is common among many dignitaries seeking ...

Sci-tech Cuphead Is 100 Percent Microsoft Exclusive, Will Not Come to PS4
Author: 0 Cuphead Is 100 Percent Microsoft Exclusive, Will Not Come to PS4

According to a statement by Tyler Moldenhauer of StudioMDHR on the forum NeoGAF , there may also be a Mac version and a Linux version down the road, but on consoles, the game will remain exclusive to the Xbox One. Secondly, Studio MDHR owns the IP, which means it will be free to do whatever it wants with the series going forward. Featuring challenging 2D platforming, a 1930s cartoon and musical aesthetic, and two player local co-op.

Sci-tech NASA Starts Designing Its Asteroid-Conquering Satellite
Author: 0 NASA Starts Designing Its Asteroid-Conquering Satellite

From there, the spacecraft will use an on-board autonomous targeting system to aim itself at Didymos B . At that point, it would strike the smaller space rock at a speed about nine times faster than a bullet, approximately 3.7 miles or 6 kilometers per second.

Sci-tech Daniel Dae Kim on 'Hawaii Five-0' departure: 'The path to equali
Author: 0 Daniel Dae Kim on 'Hawaii Five-0' departure: 'The path to equali

Without the rest of the main cast, the show only said that they'll lay out the departure of Park and Kim's characters in the first episode of "Hawaii Five-0" Season 8, which is set to premiere on September 29. The characters' absence will be addressed in the new season. CBS recently announced the show would be renewed for the eighth season starting in the fall, but the loss of the two actors comes as ratings for the show are also dipping.

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