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Sci-tech Driver who hit NYPD officer in Times Square remains at large
Author: 0 Driver who hit NYPD officer in Times Square remains at large

The driver wasn't in a mood to get fined, however, so he attempted to flee the scene with the risk of running over the cop. Some New Yorkers have questioned why the officers didn't shoot out the car's tires. The paper also reported that officer Ian Wallace sustained minor injuries to his right leg, arms, and back when he was thrown from the C63's hood.

Sci-tech Introducing the Nissan Xmotion concept, design bridging tradition and technology
Author: 0 Introducing the Nissan Xmotion concept, design bridging tradition and technology

Built to showcase the potential future look for the brand the Xmotion features an uncommon six-seat layout spread across three rows with two individual seats in each pew. As you'd expect from a concept vehicle, the Xmotion is awash with tech, too. Furthermore, three digital displays span the width of the car's instrument panel and can be controlled by gesture and eye movements.

Sci-tech Facebook Inc (FB) Shares Sold by Douglas Lane & Associates LLC
Author: 0 Facebook Inc (FB) Shares Sold by Douglas Lane & Associates LLC

Odey Holdings AG now owns 1,060 shares of the social networking company's stock valued at $160,000 after buying an additional 54 shares during the last quarter. (NYSE:T). Morgan Stanley owns 45.30 million shares. Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 38 insider sales for $950.72 million activity.

Sci-tech Acura RDX Prototype accurately previews production model arriving this year
Author: 0 Acura RDX Prototype accurately previews production model arriving this year

Developed and built in the United States, the 2019 Acura RDX will arrive in dealerships in mid-2018. While Acura says the third-gen RDX rides on a new platform that us exclusive to the brand, WardsAuto data partner AutoForecast Solutions says the vehicle is on the same platform as the new Honda Civic , as well as the forthcoming Honda Insight also being shown here at NAIAS.

Sci-tech Google pulls kids apps containing inappropriate AdultSwine malware
Author: 0 Google pulls kids apps containing inappropriate AdultSwine malware

According to Google Play, its public data indicated that these games had been downloaded between 3 million and 7 million times. Such exclusively family-based apps are checked manually by Google for malware and ad content, according to those familiar with the situation, but the AdultSwine code was put out for general release.

Sci-tech Google Arts & Culture matches your face with works of art
Author: 0 Google Arts & Culture matches your face with works of art

In some cases, the resemblance between the person and the piece of art is uncanny, while more frequently, the matches tend to be a little more baffling. Even celebrities have gotten in on the action, with people like Pete Wentz sharing their results on social media. You can share your selfie matches with us on the 12 News Facebook page .

Sci-tech Bird-like Feather Dinosaur Discovered In China
Author: 0 Bird-like Feather Dinosaur Discovered In China

The dinosaur's full scientific name, Caihong juji , means "rainbow with a big crest". They have unearthed the almost complete fossil of a previously undiscovered dinosaur that has been named Caihong juji . Although the dinosaur had many bird-like traits, the researchers doubted that it could get airborne. Its plumage could have been used to attract mates, in a similar way that modern-day birds choose a mate, while also providing insulation.

Sci-tech The 2019 Hyundai Veloster Is Finally A True Hot Hatchback Competitor
Author: 0 The 2019 Hyundai Veloster Is Finally A True Hot Hatchback Competitor

Hyundai haven't released any performance specs yet, but it's clear that the new Veloster N should come pretty close to the i30 N's 0-62mph (100km/h), which takes 6.1sec in its range-topping form. The standard i30 N has 184kW of power and 353Nm of torque at its disposal, while the Performance Package upgrades the motor to 202kW/353Nm. The Veloster N also gets unique suspension tuning that can be further enhanced with the track-focused N mode.

Sci-tech Kia Forte 2019 - Stinger-inspired auto revealed in Detroit
Author: 0 Kia Forte 2019 - Stinger-inspired auto revealed in Detroit

Kia has unveiled its third-generation US-exclusive Forte compact saloon at this year's Detroit Motor Show . That means improved cabin comfort, fuel efficiency, and a selection of advanced driver assist technologies. Kia said that its CVT transmission has been reworked to become more exciting to drive. It's fair to say that not everybody is a fan: one of the most frequently-expressed pain points is that they can create a rubber-band-like feel to the drivetrain.

Sci-tech OnePlus Investigating Credit Card Fraud Reports
Author: 0 OnePlus Investigating Credit Card Fraud Reports

A poll recently posted in OnePlus' forums asks if customers have seen fraudulent activity on their cards recently, and over 70 people confirmed they had, the majority having also purchased items from OnePlus in the past 2 months. Fidus points to the eCommerce platform Magento as a possible culprit (although one moderator, who claims to be an IT developer, disputes that ). Although Magento was initially used to build Oneplus .net, the site has been going through a rebuild since 2014 and the ...

Sci-tech Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out
Author: 0 Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out

The 2018 version of the Nokia 6 was just announced on January 5, and one of our biggest complaints was that the phone was shipping with 7.1.1 Nougat. Alongside updating the Nokia 6 (2018 ) and Nokia 7 , HMD Global is preparing an Android Oreo update for the original Nokia 6. The Android Oreo update is likely to be rolled out in phases, and the company would provide a push notification upon its arrival.

Sci-tech Honda Accord named vehicle of the Year
Author: 0 Honda Accord named vehicle of the Year

The Accord also includes a host of new safety, driver-assistive and connected-car technologies. Meanwhile the 2017 Volvo XC60 won for best Utility Vehicle and the Lincoln Navigator took home the prize for Truck of the Year. The utility category is specifically for car-based crossovers and minivans. Last year's winners were the Chevrolet Bolt EV, Chrysler Pacifica, and Honda Ridgeline.

Sci-tech Teenager Raped, Brutalized And Murdered In Haryana
Author: 0 Teenager Raped, Brutalized And Murdered In Haryana

Her body was later mutilated after being dumped by her attackers. Her heartbroken dad said: "She had left for tuition classes, as usual". Police said one of the girls, a 15-year-old school student, had been brutally assaulted and her private parts mutiliated.

Sci-tech PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One Update Adds New Controller Option and More
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One Update Adds New Controller Option and More

Now, the pistol has been removed from the "Y" button weapon selection during the game and has been grouped with the melee weapon selection. Thanks to some optimisations introduced with this latest update, rubber banding should be less common due to improvements, while enhanced server performance should make parachuting into the map at the beginning of a match a bit smoother.

Sci-tech Peterhansel wins 8th stage of Dakar Rally, Sainz keeps lead
Author: 0 Peterhansel wins 8th stage of Dakar Rally, Sainz keeps lead

Stage 8 will see the rally move through to Tupiza for the second leg of the marathon stage, which will test the riders with the longest special stage of the rally, covering almost 500 kms, including a high altitude dune crossing. Peterhansel ended the stage third overall, an hour and 20 minutes off the lead. Orlando Terranova was the leading X-Raid Mini finisher on Sunday, bringing his vehicle home in sixth, ten minutes down on Peterhansel, with team-mate Jakub Przygonski seventh ahead ...

Author: 0 (NASDAQ:AAPL) is Howe & Rusling Inc.'s Largest Position

The stock increased 1.41% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $18. Merriman Wealth Management Llc, which manages about $1.58B and $420.67M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Ishares Tr (TLT) by 62,167 shares to 5,717 shares, valued at $713,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Sci-tech Micromax BHARAT GO With Android Oreo Go Edition Coming This Month
Author: 0 Micromax BHARAT GO With Android Oreo Go Edition Coming This Month

The idea behind Android Oreo (Go Edition) is simple, to increase the penetration of smartphones in a market like India - the world's second largest mobile phone market. Android Oreo Go is specially designed for budget smartphones with minimum hardware specifications like 1 GB RAM or less. " Taking its mission of connecting the unconnected ahead, and providing the best in class mobility devices, Micromax will introduce BHARAT GO to deliver an optimized Android experience as an entry-level ...

Sci-tech KFC Canada launches 'Bitcoin Bucket' that can be paid for in cryptocurrency
Author: 0 KFC Canada launches 'Bitcoin Bucket' that can be paid for in cryptocurrency

Priced at approximately.0011673 BTC at the time of the promotion - the equivalent of $20 CAD - the bucket included 10 chicken tenders, waffle fries, gravy, a side, and two dips. However, there are a few downsides to adopting this method of payment in the long run. In September a year ago, Pick n Pay successfully tested Bitcoin purchases, allowing customers to pay for groceries using Bitcoin.

Sci-tech Reliance Jio Sachet packs: Prepaid plans from Rs 19 to Rs 98
Author: 0 Reliance Jio Sachet packs: Prepaid plans from Rs 19 to Rs 98

For those who want to enjoy high-speed data for a little longer, the Rs 52 Sachet pack provides you with 1.05GB of 4G data. Its prepaid plans starts from Rs 19 and goes up to Rs 9999, a big reason why the company has gained a significant amount of user base in such a short duration.

Sci-tech Facebook news feed change wipes billions off value
Author: 0 Facebook news feed change wipes billions off value

Facebook became a news powerhouse with reluctance, and journalism executives allied themselves with it mostly out of necessity, given the 2 billion Facebook users who were often a screen-tap away from an article or video. MORE posts, photos, videos from your friends and family. So what exactly do these changes mean for you? "You pick a publisher based on your interests, which are more correlated with your beliefs".

Sci-tech India launches rocket carrying dozens of satellites
Author: 0 India launches rocket carrying dozens of satellites

Out of the 31 satellites, three satellites are Indian while the rest 28 are from six other countries like Canada, Finland, France, South, Korea, UK and the US. India will use its latest satellites for better border surveillance and to obtain high-resolution images of the earth. Isro's Telemetry Tracking and Command Network centre in Bangalore has begun tracking the satellites, the space agency said.About 16 minutes after lift-off, the PSLV had climbed into a position above Earth where its ...

Sci-tech The Latest News from Nintendo
Author: 0 The Latest News from Nintendo

It's less than 15 minutes but packed with information about upcoming Switch games and DLC, as well as one major new game announcement . Since there are two new hardware launches past year, it is expected to be one of the biggest Holiday period in term of console and games sold, as seen by the success of the Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch .

Sci-tech Mahasweta Devi remembered on her 92nd birth anniversary by Google Doodles
Author: 0 Mahasweta Devi remembered on her 92nd birth anniversary by Google Doodles

Google today paid tribute to social activist and Bengali author Mahasweta Devi on the occasion of her 92nd birth anniversary with a Google Doodle . The Doodle reflects on the author's inspiring works and relentless work for the tribal community and her association with Bengal. Having grown up partly in Rabindranath Tagore's Santiniketan, Mahasweta Devi went on to work as an English lecturer at a Kolkata university until 1984 when she retired to concentrate on her writing.

Author: 0 Nvidia Corp Stock in Q3 2017 Driven by Institutional Investors

Central Asset Investments & Management Holdings Hk Ltd who had been investing in Nvidia Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $135.79 billion market cap company. Since August 4, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 2 sales for $43,497 activity. Kelly Aengus sold 100,000 shares worth $4.99M. Since August 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 selling transactions for $81.59 million activity.

Sci-tech No. 17 Arizona outlasts Oregon
Author: 0 No. 17 Arizona outlasts Oregon

RALEIGH, N.C. - Omer Yurtseven scored a career-high 29 points, and North Carolina State held on to beat Clemson after Gabe DeVoe missed the third of three free throws with 0.2 seconds left that would have forced overtime. OR only had a 1-point cushion heading into halftime, 27-26. What It Means: Oregon entered the night having matched the best start to conference play in school history at 4-0, and extended it with the win.

Sci-tech Brightline booking glitch shows trains as 'sold out' before debut
Author: 0 Brightline booking glitch shows trains as 'sold out' before debut

In two years, Brightline services will go to Orlando and there's talk of more stops in the future. Brightline said it would begin construction on that second phase of the project as early as this month. Brightline's diesel-electric powered trains feature a variety of amenities, including retractable platforms that facilitate easy boarding, bike racks, wide aisles and free wireless Internet.

Sci-tech Rumor: Dark Souls Remastered PS4 Release Date Leaked
Author: 0 Rumor: Dark Souls Remastered PS4 Release Date Leaked

With that being said, Dark Souls PS4 Remaster might be the first in line to come for current-gen consoles. However, the Twitter user notes that even if the game is being remastered for PS4, don't expect details to be revealed soon. It's an action role-playing game that casts players as an undead warrior who is cursed to wander the kingdom of Lordran to determine the fate of his people.

Sci-tech Nintendo Released almost a Dozen Big New Games for Switch
Author: 0 Nintendo Released almost a Dozen Big New Games for Switch

It will offer touch screen controls as well as the Joy Con. This one year of exclusives - a shortened launch year, no less - was arguably better than every year of the Wii U's life span combined. Amid the eye-popping 8K TVs and robots being showcased at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, Nintendo used the event to unveil its new line of accessories.

Sci-tech Multiple sites rich in water ice found on Mars
Author: 0 Multiple sites rich in water ice found on Mars

The researchers used images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, which has studied the Martian atmosphere and terrain since 2006, including the history of apparent water flows on or near the surface. The sites are in both northern and southern hemispheres of Mars, at latitudes from about 55 to 58 degrees, equivalent on Earth to Scotland or the tip of South America.

Sci-tech TRAI slashes termination charges for international long distance operators
Author: 0 TRAI slashes termination charges for international long distance operators

It added that the grey market, which routes worldwide calls by setting up illegal voice-over internet protocol gateways, needed to be curbed. The loss will lead to a loss in revenue to the exchequer, from both licence fee and GST. These rates are paid by foreign carriers for terminating global calls in India. COAI said that the new entrant's views were "divergent" on the issue, but Reliance Jio did not comment on the matter individually.

Sci-tech The Human Voice Takes Center Stage at CES
Author: 0 The Human Voice Takes Center Stage at CES

For now, they will rely on their partners Lenovo , LG, JBL , and Sony to produce the displays . It's just wonderful how lots of people are coming to this event year after year and they're all excited to show stuff and find out stuff and they leave with much fun and facts learned from this event, even if a lot of those things are weird and majority show devices, it's actually great for everyone.

Sci-tech Bryan Fuller is working on a 'Lestat' TV show with Anne Rice
Author: 0 Bryan Fuller is working on a 'Lestat' TV show with Anne Rice

Notable blood-thirster Bryan Fuller is working on the pilot for Paramount's new series based on Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles books , and there are hopes he'll stay on the show for good. Fuller took interest in " The Vampire Chronicles " as a teenager in the 1980s, who then told the author that he will be developing the novel into a movie one day.

Sci-tech Battle Royale Mode to be Update with More Points of Interest
Author: 0 Battle Royale Mode to be Update with More Points of Interest

With the additional points of interest, Epic wanted to make sure that loot was evenly spread out, so the event trees and treasure chests will be removed in the interest of this new update. This happens due to the fact that they were only meant to be added as event loot and will probably be unnecessary either way since with the new update you'll have various other chest spots.

Author: 0 Voice-Sensitive Tech Dominated CES - Even With Its Security Drawbacks

The company said the smart speaker will be included in various smart speakers including iHome, Altec Lansing, RIVA Audio, Knit Audio, Memorex, and more. In fact, Cortana will be competing against other assistants this year with more presence on devices. According to sources close to the matter, Google is toying with the idea of launching a revamped online store in February.

Sci-tech Awkward: Trump praises Martin Luther King, Jr. after his racist comments
Author: 0 Awkward: Trump praises Martin Luther King, Jr. after his racist comments

MacArthur High School teacher Kim Jones said this story is one she wants her students to remember. "You can do away with the dreamer, but when the dream is deposited in the spirits and stitched in the personalities of others, where both the courage and the confidence to think beyond today and see beyond tomorrow, you can't kill the dream".

Author: 0 Toyota and Amazon crew as much as put Alexa in sure automobiles

As for Toyota, the Camry and Sienna could be first since they are fitted with EnTune 3.0. Drivers of some new Toyota vehicles will soon be able to have conversations with their cars , or at least ask them politely to do certain things. Toyota Motor Corp joins Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, Nissan Motor Co, Hyundai Motor Co, Daimler AG, BMW AG and Ford Motor Co in either letting Alexa into their vehicles or integrating the voice service into the connectivity systems that link customers' cars ...

Author: 0 Mario Tennis Aces: Trailer, Release Date & First Details

This begs the question: Have fans simply set the bar for Nintendo so low that any amount of new content is enough to clear it? A great deal of praise and high sales numbers don't make up for a lackluster online infrastructure. Meaning that if you accidentally lose or break your Switch, you can forget about completing all those Zelda Shrines that you haven't gotten around to finishing.

Sci-tech European Union wants to spend €1bn on supercomputers
Author: 0 European Union wants to spend €1bn on supercomputers

The European Commission has unveiled plans to spend 1bn euros creating "world class" supercomputers. Today's initiative will pool investments to establish leading European supercomputers and big data infrastructure. The EU will put €486m towards the project by 2020, with a similar figure being sourced from other member states and "associated countries". While the Top500 tables are always great to be at the head of, more powerful supercomputers are a massive boon to people around the ...

Sci-tech Supermassive black hole 'double burps' light
Author: 0 Supermassive black hole 'double burps' light

The supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way has had at least one "burp" that we know about, with astronomers detecting indirect signs of an event in 2010. To the north they saw a loop of gas that signaled the more recent burp. The telescope captured a large number of radiations emitting from J1354, shows that the black hole lies within a dense cloud of dust and gas.

Sci-tech Watch ULA Kick Off 2018 With a Spy Satellite Launch
Author: 0 Watch ULA Kick Off 2018 With a Spy Satellite Launch

The NROL-47 mission logo. "The 4th Space Launch Squadron's mission assurance technicians, engineers, and program managers are laser-focused on ensuring that all flight hardware, infrastructure and facilities are ready to go for launch", said Maj.

Sci-tech These Are the Stories That Made Trump Want to Change Libel Laws
Author: 0 These Are the Stories That Made Trump Want to Change Libel Laws

Speaking at a White House Cabinet meeting, Trump said the goal of the effort would be "so that when somebody says something that is false and defamatory about someone that person will have meaningful recourse in our courts". No lawsuit has yet been filed. Just last week , Trump's private attorneys sent a threatening letter to the publisher of " Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" just before publication, warning of libel liability if the book were released - which of course it was.

Sci-tech MSNBC's Chris Matthews apologizes for Cosby comment
Author: 0 MSNBC's Chris Matthews apologizes for Cosby comment

Matthews previously attributed Clinton's political success to her husband's infidelity, and even called her " witchy ". Matthews said that it was a bad comment he made in poor taste when the Cosby case was in the headlines. In 2005, he questioned if troops would take orders from her as president. In 2008, he apologized for saying she only became a USA senator and presidential candidate because " her husband messed around ".

Sci-tech Intel CEO pledges
Author: 0 Intel CEO pledges "security first" following Meltdown and Spectre security issues

In the fallout of the discovery of Spectre and Meltdown , companies have been racing to patch vulnerabilities. While Intel is at the center of the Spectre/Meltdown fiasco, AMD's chips are also affected by the CPU vulnerabilities. The company believes this issue can be solved with operating system patches. The patching process is putting customers in a hard position: Should they update now, and take a potential performance hit? Intel has released an update addressing the patches ...

Sci-tech Dakar Rally 2018: Stage 4
Author: 0 Dakar Rally 2018: Stage 4

The only other Indian company participating at Dakar is the Hero Motorsports Rally Team and Oriol Mena delivered his best stage of the Dakar coming in 11th in Stage 5 and reaching an overall standing of 21 after five stages. Van Beveren finished five minutes ahead of teammate Xavier de Soultrait and seven minutes in front of the Austrian KTM rider Matthias Walkner. With the WRC legend ruled out, his Peugeot teammates Peterhansel and Carlos Sainz were left standing as the two frontrunners in ...

Sci-tech We May See A Prince of Persia Revival
Author: 0 We May See A Prince of Persia Revival

Of course, there's certainly a fan base out there hungry for more Prince of Persia , so we'll have to wait and see if Ubisoft and Mechner can come together for a new game. After all, many already consider Assassin's Creed and its myriad sequels to have filled the hole left when the Prince of Persia property languished during the PS3 and Xbox 360 era.