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Author: 0 Toyota's Aging RAV4 Getting Major Makeover to Defend Sales Crown

In essence, this AWD system not only intelligently varies the torque split of the front and rear axle (i.e. 80:20), it also varies the torque split from side-to-side on the rear axle. TNGA platform, which now underpins the new Camry, Prius , C-HR, and the recently unveiled Corolla hatchback . The engine also will power the non-hybrid RAV4.

Sci-tech Mercedes-AMG C63 debuts in NY
Author: 0 Mercedes-AMG C63 debuts in NY

The 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 remains, producing 470bhp and 503bhp in the regular or S version respectively, with just a tenth of a second between both types in terms of 0-62mph launch. A new AMG steering wheel is found in the cabin, as well as new sports seats which have optional adjustable bolsters, heating, cooling, and neck-heating in the cabriolet variant.

Sci-tech How much has U.S. lost from China's IP theft?
Author: 0 How much has U.S. lost from China's IP theft?

Since the USA normalised trade relations with China in 2000, the deficit ballooned from less than $84 billion to over $375 billion in 2017. Asian markets have fallen sharply overnight amid increasing fears of a damaging trade war between China and the United States, the world's largest two economies.

Sci-tech Leader Of Hacker Group That Stole $1 Billion From Banks Arrested
Author: 0 Leader Of Hacker Group That Stole $1 Billion From Banks Arrested

Derived from a precursor program called Anunak , a malware known as Carbanak became the gang's primary weapon from 2014-2016, hence their team's moniker. Send spear-phishing emails, purporting to come from legitimate companies but bearing malicious attachments, to bank employees. This gave them access to the internal banking network and allowed them to infect the servers controlling the ATMs.

Sci-tech James Webb Space Telescope, NASA's next Hubble, delayed again
Author: 0 James Webb Space Telescope, NASA's next Hubble, delayed again

The delay and likely cost overrun for JWST will have implications that go beyond the completion and launch of the space telescope. If that happens, NASA will need to receive renewed authorization from Congress to move forward. "It's this really important balance between pushing, and being considerate and absolutely thoughtful about where we're going", Lightfoot said. Improper solvents were run through the telescope's propulsion system, which led to the replacement of contaminated vales ...

Sci-tech Huawei P20, Pro to launch on March 27: Details here
Author: 0 Huawei P20, Pro to launch on March 27: Details here

According to the leak, the handset will have three cameras at the back with 40-megapixel, 20-megapixel, and 8-megapixel sensors. Huawei has been teasing the P20's launch event with the tagline "See Mooore With AI", so there's a good chance this new third camera will play a role in object recognition.

Sci-tech Mozilla pulls Facebook ads following Cambridge Analytica scandal
Author: 0 Mozilla pulls Facebook ads following Cambridge Analytica scandal

Unlike the USA, the European Union has some rules with actual teeth, which means that Facebook has no choice but to pay attention or face huge fines. Facebook says it has stricter controls than it used to, and will now take a good, hard look at all its app developers to weed out abuses.

Sci-tech Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Analysts See $1.19 EPS
Author: 0 Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Analysts See $1.19 EPS

The stock increased 0.74% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $13.6. About 797,773 shares traded. NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has declined 9.24% since March 27, 2017 and is downtrending. (NASDAQ: AMZN ). Greenwich Wealth Ltd Co reported 273 shares. Menora Mivtachim Holdg Ltd owns 33,821 shares or 1.32% of their USA portfolio. Chicago Equity Prns Ltd Liability has 1.32% invested in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) for 562,142 shares.

Sci-tech Here's Everything Apple Unveiled At Its Spring 2018 Event
Author: 0 Here's Everything Apple Unveiled At Its Spring 2018 Event

Apple unveiled a new $299 iPad for the education market with custom software and support for the Apple Pencil and AR. At the top of the agenda it seems highly likely that Apple will unveil a budget iPad at its event that may feature Apple Pencil support.

Sci-tech Epic's Sweeney: Fortnite isn't addictive, but a 'healthy, social experience'
Author: 0 Epic's Sweeney: Fortnite isn't addictive, but a 'healthy, social experience'

At various thresholds, you unlock a free loot crate. I don't want have this attitude like 'We're better than them.' We are all a relatively friendly group; we don't have a real-life GDC battle royale . Therefore this new replay system is going to give Fortnite another boom they are now enjoying. The inclusion of supposed bots in players' early matches seems silly at first, and it does kind of cheapen the concept of the chicken dinner being this rare, hard-to-obtain thing.

Sci-tech Nvidia temporarily halts self-driving tests globally
Author: 0 Nvidia temporarily halts self-driving tests globally

Of the over 8,000 attendees at NVIDIA's GTC 2018 GPU Technology Conference , many converged on the San Jose Convention Center this week to learn about the advancements in AI and Machine Learning that the company would bring to the table for developers and researchers in the field.

Sci-tech Apple Introduces New 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil Support
Author: 0 Apple Introduces New 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil Support

Software: Expect Apple to spend as much time Tuesday talking about software as it does its new hardware . Apple is preparing to introduce new low-priced iPads and education software next week in a bid to win back students and teachers from Google and Microsoft .

Author: 0 Sketchy Rumor Claims Apple Will Introduce PRODUCT(RED) iPhone X

The Compact line-up by Sony and iPhone SE are the only notable compact flagships released in the past few years and, with users demanding huge displays everyday, we are not even sure about the arrival of an iPhone SE 2 . While such reports should be taken with a pinch of salt and a lot of dubiousness, there is some credit that lies in the fact that such rumours about the iPhone SE 2 have been making rounds on the internet for quite some time.

Sci-tech Waymo expands self-driving taxi plans with Jaguar Land Rover link-up
Author: 0 Waymo expands self-driving taxi plans with Jaguar Land Rover link-up

Updated with more details: Waymo is buying as many as 20,000 Jaguar vehicles in a deal that's potentially worth over $1B, according to WSJ . The I-Pace is Jaguar's first electric auto. Waymo estimates that once all 20,000 driverless I-Pace models are on U.S. roads, they will collectively perform one million rides per day. Speaking at the National Automobile Dealers Association, in Las Vegas on Saturday, Krafcik threw some salt into Uber's wounds.

Sci-tech Huawei launches P20 Pro smartphone with triple rear camera
Author: 0 Huawei launches P20 Pro smartphone with triple rear camera

And the all-new P20 and P20 Pro , unveiled today (March 27) look to be the company's most ambitious effort for photographers yet. Other specs include a 5.8-inch all-screen display with 2240 x 1080 resolution, the Kirin 970 processor , 6GB of RAM , 128GB of storage , and 4,000 mAh battery .

Sci-tech Apple Event Live Stream Blogs For March 27
Author: 0 Apple Event Live Stream Blogs For March 27

Although details are scant, Bloomberg recently reported that the tablet would come with Apple Pencil stylus support, so users could digitally write on the screen. Apple's previous price cutting, along with software changes, have been followed by an improvement in iPad sales. According to research firm Futuresource , Google's Chromebooks now occupy 60 per cent of all devices in the classroom.

Sci-tech Twitter to start banning cryptocurrency ads, joining Google and Facebook
Author: 0 Twitter to start banning cryptocurrency ads, joining Google and Facebook

Since then, pressure has mounted on Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and the social media site to follow suit. On Monday, Twitter Inc . confirmed it will commence banning crypto ads on its platform. Curiously, that would bar firms such as the largest USA -based exchange Coinbase from advertising on the platform, while presumably still allowing Twitter's sister company, Square, to advertise its young Bitcoin buying and selling function on its Cash app .

Sci-tech SA vs Australia: Matthew Renshaw drafted by Aussies for 4th Test
Author: 0 SA vs Australia: Matthew Renshaw drafted by Aussies for 4th Test

Smith admitted some senior players were aware of the tampering attempt. There could be harsher sanctions in place after Cricket Australia completes its investigations led by Iain Roy, boards head of integrity. Lehmann has remained silent since Bancroft was caught on camera attempting to manipulate the ball with sticky tape before hinding it down his pants during the 322-run defeat to South Africa in Cape Town.

Author: 0 VIDEO of moment blaze begins at busy shopping mall in Russia's Kemerovo

Flowers and dolls are placed outside the doors of the Kemerovo region representative office in Moscow to mourn the victims of the fire at a shopping mall in Kemerovo , in Moscow , Russia, on March 26, 2018. As it turned out later, one of the security guards switched off the alarm system. Some were quick to blame lax regulations on Russia's fire safety inspection authorities, who have been accused of taking bribes to turn a blind eye to breaches.

Sci-tech Google begins rolling out mobile-first index to more sites
Author: 0 Google begins rolling out mobile-first index to more sites

Through indexing, Google scans what is on a webpage so it can serve it as a search result. According to reports, Google has enabled a server-side feature where upon reaching the bottom of the search results, users have the option of clickin "More results" which will then load more search results.

Sci-tech VW to show pickup in NY; could be made in Chattanooga
Author: 0 VW to show pickup in NY; could be made in Chattanooga

Still, many may question whether it makes sense to offer a mild pickup created to compete with the Honda Ridgeline , which sells just a few thousand units a month. Sources told the news site that the yet unnamed pickup could be assembled at the company's Chattanooga, Tennessee plant as well. Or maybe you remember the cute little Rabbit pickup truck that was built in Pennsylvania in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Sci-tech Boring Co to sell 'Lego-like' construction blocks
Author: 0 Boring Co to sell 'Lego-like' construction blocks

The company now appears to have made some solid progress in this area. The tunnel itself will be 30 ft. deep "in order to ensure that construction is imperceptible at the surface", The Boring Company said. The $500 fire guns and their complementary product, the "overpriced Boring Company fire extinguisher", sold out within a week. According to Time , the company has generated $3.5 million in sales revenue from the flamethrower.

Sci-tech Big Pokemon Go update will bring all new (and Mew) content
Author: 0 Big Pokemon Go update will bring all new (and Mew) content

The quests will unlock various rewards for players, leading up to a possible meeting with Mew, the game's first Mythical Pokemon . Pokemon Go players, rejoice! The new research feature will be broken down into two types: "Field research" allows trainers to enter a nearby PokeStop and gain research through objectives by battling or catching Pokémon, amongst other tasks, while "special research" allows players to make important discoveries through tasks given by Prof.

Author: 0 China's Space Station is Falling to Earth

But, it's also worth noting that Tiangong-1 itself is just a fraction of the size of other objects that have fallen (controlled or uncontrolled) to Earth. A report by The Aerospace Corporation does highlight specific regions of the world that are more likely to see Tiangong-1's fiery demise, though.

Sci-tech Woman beaten up by husband & village Panchayat
Author: 0 Woman beaten up by husband & village Panchayat

Elom said immediately her office received the report, officials of the ministry rushed to the CAS campus of Ebonyi State University Abakaliki, where the alleged creditor, Mrs. Each time she receives a hit, the woman can be heard screaming in agony. After she recovered, the woman filed a complaint against her husband. Police believe that both of the accused had been sniffing benzine prior to the offense.

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 launched in India
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 launched in India

If it were the S9 or the S9+, it would have made sense, but with the J7 Prime 2 being sold out, this just doesn't stick well. "Our checks also suggest that Apple is working with suppliers on a foldable phone (that potentially could double up as a tablet) for launch in 2020", he added.

Sci-tech Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is coming to XB1 next month
Author: 0 Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice is coming to XB1 next month

One of the most acclaimed games of 2017, the player explores ideas of mental illness in a Norse world. Ninja Theory developed and published the game itself previous year, and it was uncertain whether or not it would remain a PS4 console exclusive post-launch.

Sci-tech Tiangong-1 space station will crash into Earth over the Easter weekend
Author: 0 Tiangong-1 space station will crash into Earth over the Easter weekend

The Tiangong-1 space station was initially launched in September 2011. Observers believe that most of the craft will burn up in the atmosphere, though some debris may actually fall to Earth . Fraunhofer FHR researchers caught the images in early February using the Tracking and Imaging Radar (TIRA) space observatory in Wachtberg near Bonn in Germany.

Sci-tech Californian rocket man blasts himself 500m into sky
Author: 0 Californian rocket man blasts himself 500m into sky

Ideally, they wanted it at 350 psi for maximum thrust, but it was dropping to 340. Waldo Stakes who helped Hughes noted how he kept trying to tell Mike to continue charging the rocket so it can get hotter. "Mike branded us as 'Rocket Town,"' Mr Okura said. Albert Okura, an Amboy landowner, thinks Mad Mike Hughes did something fantastic since their place became known as the Rocket Town.

Sci-tech Warm weekend will include a few showers
Author: 0 Warm weekend will include a few showers

We'll begin to see a change Sunday as more moisture begins to roll in aloft and at the surface. In more rural inland locations, expect lows to be in the upper 20s. With a higher sun angle this time of year, snow that falls south of I-74 during the day on Saturday will have a hard time sticking resulting in significantly less snow accumulation.

Sci-tech India queries Cambridge Analytica on data
Author: 0 India queries Cambridge Analytica on data

A UK High Court judge had granted the Information Commissioner's Office's application for a warrant to search the London offices of Cambridge Analytica earlier on Friday evening. The company's shares fell 3.3 percent Friday to $159.39 at the close in NY, bringing the loss this week to nearly 14 percent since the revelations broke.

Sci-tech TDP Decision To Quit Alliance Unfortunate, Unilateral: Amit Shah To Chandrababu Naidu
Author: 0 TDP Decision To Quit Alliance Unfortunate, Unilateral: Amit Shah To Chandrababu Naidu

He also echoed the statements BJP chief Amit Shah made in a nine-page letter addressed to Naidu, stating the move was guided "solely by political considerations instead of development concern". "But unfortunately, the mandate earned together by both the parties is allowed to be squandered for political reasons", Shah said. They're trying to say the Andhra Pradesh government is incapable.

Sci-tech Ek Do Teen Girl Met With Severe Eye Accident
Author: 0 Ek Do Teen Girl Met With Severe Eye Accident

I am seriously concerned for her health and find it disturbing that not the director, not the choreographer not anyone thought to point it out and correct either Jacqueline's costume or change the choreography so at least it wouldn't show so prominently.

Sci-tech Facebook makes it easier to control large Messenger groups
Author: 0 Facebook makes it easier to control large Messenger groups

The update should already be live so if you are a frequent user of Messenger and participate in group chats, these new tools could be worth taking a look at. By default, the need to approve new members is turned off. Administrators can enable it if they'd like. Someone who receives the invite link will be able to easily join the group by clicking on it.

Sci-tech Nissan will produce a MILLION electrified cars annually by 2022
Author: 0 Nissan will produce a MILLION electrified cars annually by 2022

Additionally, the "Move to 2022" strategy will also see the introduction of connected technology for all of Nissan's cars. Alongside the all-electric cars, Nissan will expand availability of its e-Power hybrid powertrain, which is now offered on the Note and Serena in Japan.

Sci-tech More than a hundred stranded whales perish on Western Australia beach
Author: 0 More than a hundred stranded whales perish on Western Australia beach

Short-finned pilot whales inhabit tropical and subtropical waters and are often seen in the hundreds and when they beach, it is usually en masse. Rescuers were rushing to save 15 survivors, with local volunteers and vets attempting to keep them alive while they waited for a suitable time to help them back out to sea.

Sci-tech Napa County jobless rate dips in February
Author: 0 Napa County jobless rate dips in February

The largest private sector percentage job gains over the year were in Construction; Leisure and Hospitality; Professional, Scientific and Business Services; and Other Services . The not seasonally adjusted rate for the State was 1.9% in February, compared to 2.1% in January. As a result, the two statistics may exhibit different monthly trends.

Sci-tech Trade war fears grip Sensex
Author: 0 Trade war fears grip Sensex

At 9.33 am the BSE Sensex was trading 438.30 points or 1.33 percent down at 32,567.97 while the Nifty plunged 142.10 points or 1.40 percent at 9,972.65. "Asian Markets are trading lower as China has unveiled a list of 128 US products as potential retaliation targets against tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump", it said.

Sci-tech The Karate Kid Saga Continues With New Trailer For 'Cobra Kai'
Author: 0 The Karate Kid Saga Continues With New Trailer For 'Cobra Kai'

Much of the trailer focuses on Zabka's Johnny Lawrence, the one-dimensional Karate Kid antagonist who got his face got kicked in by Macchio's Daniel LaRusso at the movie's climax. Fast forward over 30 years and LaRusso leads an enviable life as a family man who lives in an affluent area and runs a successful string of vehicle dealerships.

Sci-tech Apple To Start Trial Production Earlier Than iPhone X?
Author: 0 Apple To Start Trial Production Earlier Than iPhone X?

It wouldn't surprise me, then, to see Apple carry this pricing strategy over to the new iPhone models, especially since Apple appears to be reshaping its iPhone segmentation strategy to mirror the iPad's . "However, the project was shut mid-February and maybe eventually terminated". The jump sized iPhone could have a 6.5-inch display and a resolution of 1242 x 2688 pixels.

Sci-tech Indian shares end higher ahead of Fed decision; banks lead
Author: 0 Indian shares end higher ahead of Fed decision; banks lead

Major index gainers were Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Finance, NTPC, UltraTech Cement, Indiabulls Housing Finance, BPCL, Larsen and HDFC. In the day's trade, the barometer 30-scrip sensitive index had touched a high of 33,102.74 points and a low of 32,810.86 points.

Sci-tech FTC to Probe Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Incident
Author: 0 FTC to Probe Facebook Over Cambridge Analytica Incident

The company has denied wrongdoing. Channel 4 News broadcast clips Tuesday that show Nix saying his data mining firm played a major role in securing Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 US presidential election, including "all the data, all the analytics , all the targeting".

Sci-tech Stephen Hawking's ashes to be placed in Westminster Abbey
Author: 0 Stephen Hawking's ashes to be placed in Westminster Abbey

Hawking died aged 76 on March 14 after a cosmic career in which his mental genius transcended his physical disability. The church is close to Gonville and Caius College, where Prof Hawking had been a fellow for more than 50 years. The three honored scientists aren't the only ones buried at Westminster Abbey. The most recent burials of scientists there were those of Ernest Rutherford , a pioneer of nuclear physics, in 1937, and of Joseph John Thomson , who discovered electrons, in 1940.

Sci-tech Ubisoft buys itself back from Vivendi; Tencent new strategic partner
Author: 0 Ubisoft buys itself back from Vivendi; Tencent new strategic partner

This is over double the price that Vivendi paid for the shares. Tencent will acquire 5.6 million shares in the company, while OTPP will take 3.8 million, all of them also at €66 per share. "The investment from new long-term shareholders in Ubisoft demonstrates their trust in our future value creation potential". Though other studios are also owned by parent companies - like Bethesda under Zenimax - Guillemot said Vivendi, which is not exclusively focused on video games, would not ...

Author: 0 Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds

Croft-Leominster Inc who had been investing in Johnson & Johnson for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $351.65 billion market cap company. Therefore 29% are positive. Microsoft has a one year low of $64.12 and a one year high of $97.24. Sanford C. Bernstein set a $100.00 price objective on Microsoft and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th.

Sci-tech Dragon Ball Legends could be best mobile PVP game ever, here's why
Author: 0 Dragon Ball Legends could be best mobile PVP game ever, here's why

Bandai Namco has said more characters will be announced in the coming days. Players who can't wait to dive into the action in Dragon Ball FighterZ's won't have to wait long. A firm release date for Dragon Ball Legends hasn't be set, but it's expected this summer for Android and iOS devices. The nifty Google Cloud Platform means you can face other fighters across the world without worrying about lag or internet connection, says Bandai Namco .