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New Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer blends sense and style New Vauxhall Insignia Sports Tourer blends sense and style
- February 07, 2017

Those volumes give the new Insignia Sports Tourer a larger boot than the Ford Mondeo Estate, although the 520-litre seats-up capacity is unchanged from the outgoing auto and the Skoda Octavia Estate has 100 litres more room. This is created to improved pedestrian protection in the event of a collision. To further aid the handling, there's a new chassis system called FlexRide that integrates adjustment of the suspension dampers, steering and throttle. (more...)
President Trump left his Super Bowl party before the Patriots' historic comeback
- February 07, 2017

President Donald Trump's comment equating Russian Federation under Vladimir Putin to the United States has drawn sharp negative reactions from people in both parties. Trump also made sure to praise the Falcons. "No, I don't think there is any equivalency between the way the Russians conduct themselves and the way the United States does", he added. (more...)
Volkswagen sued by first major German customer over dieselgate Volkswagen sued by first major German customer over dieselgate
- February 07, 2017

German processor and distributor Deutsche See is suing Volkswagen Group for damages of €11.9 million ($12.8m), claiming it was deceived when ordering a new fleet of vehicles which it was told would be environmentally-friendly, reports Bild . (more...)
Choc bars to shrink 20% in war on sugar
- February 07, 2017

The size of chocolate bars produced by Mondelez International, Nestle, and Mars Inc. are reportedly planning to shrink the size of their chocolate bars by 20% in a bid to meet the demands of new regulations on sugar meant to curb obesity soon to be implemented by the United Kingdom government, the UK's Sunday Times reported February 5. (more...)
The controversial Super Bowl ad that everyone is talking about
- February 07, 2017

For example, a 90-second ad spot for 84 Lumber featuring a Spanish-speaking mother and her young daughter enduring awful hardships was deemed to controversial by Fox (yep, there's a border wall featured in the ad). 84 Lumber was forced to edit their Super Bowl commercial depicting President Donald Trump's proposed Mexican-U.S. border wall. And as for that door in the wall? Onscreen text reads: "The will to succeed is always welcome here". (more...)
Overwatch Loot Boxes Can Be Bought with World of Warcraft Gold Overwatch Loot Boxes Can Be Bought with World of Warcraft Gold
- February 07, 2017

Theoretically, if you have a huge stack of gold sitting around in your World of Warcraft vaults, you could take it out and swap it for Overwatch loot boxes, for example, rather than buying those loot boxes with real currency. Once the Token arrives in your in-game mailbox, right-click it to add it to your bag, then right-click it in your inventory. WoW Tokens are a World of Warcraft item, rolled out in 2015, that players can buy and sell for either in-game gold or real money, and ... (more...)
Israel Passes Bill That Retroactively Legalizes Jewish Settlements Israel Passes Bill That Retroactively Legalizes Jewish Settlements
- February 07, 2017

Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says officers are securing Amona to "prevent incidents" on Monday. Israel's supreme court ruled last November that it must be evacuated because it stands on privately owned Palestinian land. Following the United Nations vote, Trump tweeted, "Stay strong Israel, January 20th is fast approaching!" - referring to the date of his inauguration. (more...)
VIZIO to Pay $2.2 Million to Settle FTC Charges VIZIO to Pay $2.2 Million to Settle FTC Charges
- February 07, 2017

They say the company violated state and federal law by failing to inform customers about what kind of tracking it was doing, not adequately explaining how to turn it off and by advertising perks for keeping the tracking software enabled that it never delivered. (more...)
Super Bowl Spot for 'Baywatch' Starring Dwayne Johnson & Zac Efron Super Bowl Spot for 'Baywatch' Starring Dwayne Johnson & Zac Efron
- February 06, 2017

Dwaynewas the first to reveal that a brand-new Baywatch trailer would be premiering during the Super Bowl. The new clip debuted during the Super Bowl on Sunday with a scene showing Efron sporting some very colorful bikini bottoms. The movie, which is due out in May 2017, will feature cameo appearances from original Baywatch stars Pamela Anderson and David Hasselhoff . Alexandra Daddario as Summer Quinn, Priyanka Chopra as Victoria Leeds and Ilfenesh Hadera as Stephanie Holden ... (more...)
African Nations and Scientists Sound Alarm Over Spread of Crop Pest African Nations and Scientists Sound Alarm Over Spread of Crop Pest
- February 06, 2017

Dr Matthew Cock said in a statement that the pest's strong flight ability helps it spread quickly in large areas. Researchers at Cabi said the armyworm has a preference for maize, which is a staple food in most African countries. The American armyworm is also harder to detect and eradicate than the African worm. Though the scientists are unclear about how the non-native larvae reached Africa, they suspect it could have spread due to imported produce. (more...)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE), Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC (NASDAQ:VNR)
- February 06, 2017

Growth Estimate for General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is projected at -15.8 percent in the Current Quarter and 11.9 percent in the Next Quarter, according to analysts. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as 53.60% and return on investment was 7.90% while its return on asset stayed at 6.20%. (more...)
BSNL slashes mobile internet rates, offers 1GB data for Rs 36 BSNL slashes mobile internet rates, offers 1GB data for Rs 36
- February 06, 2017

The Rs 291 plan offers 8GB with a validity of 28 days as against 2GB given earlier, and 2GB data can be availed at Rs 78. Since Reliance Jio's arrival into the telecom industry, internet as well as call tariffs across numerous operators have come crashing down and it's now the state-run BSNL who have announced arguably the cheapest data pack for its users. (more...)
Apple's market share in China falls for first time
- February 06, 2017

The smartphone market in the mainland grew by 8.7 per cent year-on-year in 2016. Huawei came in at second, shipping 76 million phones, while Vivo managed to nearly double its shipments, going from 35 million in 2015 to 69 million past year. (more...)
Nintendo says perceived Nintendo says perceived "weak" Switch launch lineup is part of its plan
- February 06, 2017

But did you know that there is a bigger plan ahead for "Nintendo Switch"? Nintendo is set to have its first-ever Super Bowl commercial, introducing its newest member of the family, the "Switch", during the fourth quarter of the match. The company revealed that it has sold over 1.5 million to date, a figure which probably could've been a lot higher - the retro reboot console was a hot holiday seller, and was consistently unavailable despite enormous demand. (more...)
Snapchat will be streaming exclusive documentary footage from Planet Earth II
- February 06, 2017

The Snapchat series, narrated by Academy Award-nominated actress Sophie Okonedo, will include six exclusive episodes. " Planet Earth II ", the sequel to " Planet Earth " (2006) was broadcast in the United Kingdom from November-December 2016, and received rave reviews from critics, praised in particular for its outstanding cinematography using ultra high definition , camera stabilization, remote recording and aerial drone cameras. (more...)
Blizzard issues WARNING to PS4, Xbox One players
- February 06, 2017

The comment was made in a thread claiming the majority of high level Overwatch players on PS4 and Xbox One use a keyboard and mouse via converters like XIM, and asking Blizzard for an official stance on whether this constitutes cheating. The Overwatch team objects to the use of mouse and keyboard on console . What these devices then do is increase the precision of players in aiming at targets with the pointer than with the use of the consoles' analog stick, according to VG24/7 . (more...)
New PS4 Pro mode should 'Boost' retail sales
- February 06, 2017

Sony announced its upcoming 4.50 software update for the PS4 and PS4 Pro, which introduces a number of new features to the consoles. Games that aren't locked to a certain FPS setting might see improved framerates and shorter loading times, according to a report by The Verge . (more...)
Large meteor spotted streaking over several states, including Indiana Large meteor spotted streaking over several states, including Indiana
- February 06, 2017

Monday morning. Several folks told NBC26 they saw a flash of white and blue light in the sky here in Green Bay. The green fireball was seen in Wisconsin and IL, but the AMS has received other reports of seeing the fireball from Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, New York, Kentucky, Minnesota and Ontario, Canada. (more...)
Kremlin wants apology from Fox News over Putin comments Kremlin wants apology from Fox News over Putin comments
- February 06, 2017

That topic did not come up during Fox's pregame interview with Trump. "I do respect him, but I respect a lot of people", Trump said , "That doesn't mean I'm going to get along with him". It's really a bad situation. Trump won the Electoral College vote but lost the popular vote by almost 2.9 million votes to Clinton. "I showed Sandy my ring, and he said, 'Why don't you show it to the president?' And I showed it to him and he put it on, and he sort of just enjoyed it, so he kept it on". (more...)
Airbnb's Super Bowl ad celebrates acceptance of all people
- February 06, 2017

An announcement on the rental service's website says it plans to start with refugees, disaster survivors and relief workers, but wants "to accommodate many more types of displaced people over time ". Airbnb is providing free housing to refugees and anyone not allowed in the US. Airbnb's chief executive Brian Chesky released a statement after Trump's executive order went into effect and people were detained at airports across the nation. (more...)

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