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The 2018 Honda Odyssey has the quietest cabin of any minivan The 2018 Honda Odyssey has the quietest cabin of any minivan
- January 10, 2017

Honda hasn't announced economy figures, but promises the Odyssey will be top of its class. With a family friendly design and thoughtfulness to room and comfort, this Odyssey features a new 7-inch, full-color TFT display, and an available center 9-inch touchscreen for EX models and above. (more...)
Twitter suspends Martin Shrkeli for harassment Twitter suspends Martin Shrkeli for harassment
- January 10, 2017

Shkreli changed his profile picture to one of Duca and her husband, but with Shkreli's head photoshopped on to Duca's husband's body. Duca replied that she "would rather eat my own organs", which apparently prompted Shkreli to update his Twitter profile with a freakish collage and Photoshopped portrait with Duca. (more...)
NAIAS: Nissan Vmotion 2.0 concept NAIAS: Nissan Vmotion 2.0 concept
- January 10, 2017

The long wheelbase sedan concept also comes loaded with a host of future tech and features along with Nissan's ProPilot autonomous tech. In this concept, the V-motion grille becomes the main fuselage, allowing for extremely sharp yet expressive surface language, accented by crisp character lines that resonate throughout the body. (more...)
Asteroid flies closer to the Earth than the moon Asteroid flies closer to the Earth than the moon
- January 10, 2017

The asteroid was initially spotted by the University of Arizona's Catalina Sky Survey as recently as Saturday. In that instance, more than 1 000 people were injured. Scientists have proposed that NASA launch a special asteroid-hunting space telescope called the Near-Earth Objects Camera (NEOCam). But if a good size chunk of it made it through Earth's upper atmosphere near a populated area, there might have been damage like we saw with the aforementioned Chelyabinsk event. (more...)
The Windows 10 Green Screen of Death (GSOD) Is Now Official
- January 10, 2017

Teased by a Microsoft engineer, the GSOD was only spotted by a few users, as critical errors are less frequent these days, but pointed to a change that the Redmond-based tech giant was planning for its operating system. You can scroll through the list with touch, mouse wheel, or a touchpad. The first signs of Web Payments in Edge are also present in the new build, but they aren't entirely stable yet and aren't recommended by MBEDDED to test out. (more...)
Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date Possibly Outed By Retailer
- January 10, 2017

United Kingdom retailer Littlewoods has listed the upcoming Rockstar Games title for delivery on October 2. The alleged leak is indeed an unfortunate event for Rockstar games as it has been very secretive about any information about the second game for the Red Dead Redemption franchise. (more...)
US Experienced Its Second-Warmest Year On Record In 2016 US Experienced Its Second-Warmest Year On Record In 2016
- January 10, 2017

The only arctic state of the America, Alaska, had an average yearly temperature of 3.19 degrees Fahrenheit, which was 5.9 degrees Fahrenheit above average. However, since 1925, Alaska has had a temperature increase of 0.30 degrees Fahrenheit each decade. The country also saw extreme rainfall, with a number of severe rainfall events adjudged as 1 in 1,000 year happenings, including torrential rains in northern Louisiana in March and eastern North Carolina in October brought about by ... (more...)
Our moon may have formed from multiple small ones
- January 10, 2017

The multiple-impact hypothesis challenges the conventional theory still being taught in schools today: the birth of our planet's lone satellite. The findings of the study conflict with earlier theories behind the moon's creation, especially the " Giant Impact Hypothesis " which is most widely accepted. (more...)
Snapchat sets up global headquarters Snapchat sets up global headquarters
- January 10, 2017

The company has been growing rapidly though (it started off with just six employees), poaching talent from other tech firms like Amazon and Instagram. The California-based tech giant, which is reportedly preparing for a $25bn (£21bn) stock market float on Wall Street, said the United Kingdom was "a great place to build a global business". (more...)
Victory Motorcycles is dead; Polaris to concentrate on Indian Motorcycle Victory Motorcycles is dead; Polaris to concentrate on Indian Motorcycle
- January 10, 2017

That said, Polaris has confirmed that its decision does not affect the company's other brands including the popular 'Indian Motorcycles'. But according to Polaris CEO Scott Wine, the bikemaker has "struggled to establish the market share needed to succeed and be profitable". (more...)
Leaked Moto G5 Plus Poses For The Camera
- January 10, 2017

It seems that they were right as the same handset has now leaked in a couple of hands-on pictures and is being touted as the Moto G5 Plus . A contradictory report claimed that phone would actually be sold as the Moto C, but a new leak that appeared today reveals that it was actually the upcoming Moto G5 Plus all along. (more...)
The Google Voice website is hinting at a big redesign The Google Voice website is hinting at a big redesign
- January 10, 2017

According to several users across the web, a banner has appeared on the Google Voice homepage saying, "The new Google Voice is here". While clicking "TRY NOW" currently just reloads the same old version of the page, the link does feature " redirection " in the URL. (more...)
'Shadow play' spotted by NASA's Hubble points to new planet 'Shadow play' spotted by NASA's Hubble points to new planet
- January 10, 2017

Voyager 2 went on to explore Uranus and Neptune, and is still the only spacecraft to have visited those outer planets. The Voyager 2 is about 10.5 billion miles away from the Earth. Over the next decade, and while both probes are still operational, they'll be making measurements of interstellar material, magnetic fields, and cosmic rays. (more...)
This Is Our Last Chance To Save Polar Bears From Extinction This Is Our Last Chance To Save Polar Bears From Extinction
- January 10, 2017

Polar bears were listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in 2008 because of the loss of sea-ice habitat. It's a good plan, and parts of it have already been implemented, but the Fish and Wildlife Service readily admits that their efforts won't do anything if the larger problem of climate change isn't addressed. (more...)
China's Dec producer prices accelerate at fastest pace in over 5 years China's Dec producer prices accelerate at fastest pace in over 5 years
- January 10, 2017

The key inflation reading matched a median 2.1% gain expected by 11 economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal. Producer prices in the world's second-largest economy nevertheless marked the fastest pace of increase in more than five years in December. (more...)
John Kerry Issues Apology for State Department's LGBTQ Discrimination John Kerry Issues Apology for State Department's LGBTQ Discrimination
- January 10, 2017

The State Department was encouraged by Congress, which required officials to report on the number of gay people they fired each year and complained that Foggy Bottom was full of homosexuals sympathetic to Communism. His vice president, Mike Pence, has a long career history of opposing equality. Even as recently as the 1990s, the State Department was reluctant to hire gay men and women and drove some out because they were considered to be security risks , NPR reported . (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests Volkswagen executive over conspiracy charges Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests Volkswagen executive over conspiracy charges
- January 10, 2017

Schmidt was in charge of emissions compliance for Volkswagen and is believed to have participated in a scheme to fake emissions levels to meet US government requirements for pollution. It also said it wouldn't be giving any compensation to United Kingdom owners, despite agreeing a $15 billion settlement in the US for buying back affected cars and paying owners an additional $5000 - $10,000 (£4000 - £8000) each. (more...)
Audi Q8 Concept previews Audi's future range-topping plug-in SUV Audi Q8 Concept previews Audi's future range-topping plug-in SUV
- January 10, 2017

Simple styling cues, as is the hallmark of the German brand, make for a great-looking SUV. Slight braking of the inside wheels under cornering improves turn in, and this can be further enhanced with an optional sport differential. A digital design concept, Audi says, allows all screens in the Q8 to concentrate on important things according to what's happening in and around the vehicle. (more...)
Marissa Mayer to stand down from Yahoo board Marissa Mayer to stand down from Yahoo board
- January 10, 2017

It seems the new Altaba and soon-to-be Verizon-owned Yahoo are interested in starting fresh with new leaders at the helm. CEO Marissa Mayer and co-founder David Filo also will leave the company then, Yahoo said in a regulatory filing on Monday. (more...)
Trend Analysis Report: Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:MACK) Trend Analysis Report: Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:MACK)
- January 10, 2017

Shares of Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:MACK) declined -5.26% to $3.60. Now shares have been suggested as BUY from 0 brokerage firms and recommended as Strong Buy by 0 brokerage firms.0 brokerage firms have issued Sell rating for the company and Strong Sell rating was issued by 0 brokerage firms.3 brokerage firms have rated the company as a Hold. (more...)

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