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Tesla Motors, Mobileye Announce Breakup Ahead Of Gigafactory Opening
- July 28, 2016

While the first battery cell assembly line is up at the plant, it's not in operation and Tesla is sticking to its "later this year" projection. At a starting price of around $35,000 United States, the Model 3 will be Tesla's least expensive vehicle, partly because of battery cost reductions. (more...)
India asks its diplomats to withdraw their kids from Islamabad schools India asks its diplomats to withdraw their kids from Islamabad schools
- July 27, 2016

There are about 50 children of Indian officials now studying in Islamabad's American School. The Indian government had then bought bullet-proof buses that are now used by diplomatic staff to travel to their workplace. US-based social activist Mary Scully said her posts were also removed on more than one occasion, citing community standards. According to people familiar with the developments, India took this decision in June 2015 and communicated it to its Islamabad mission staff. (more...)
'Star Trek Beyond' takes box office out of this world
- July 27, 2016

Even though it is a less than ideal opening, especially since the film received a splendid 84% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a solid A- CinemaScore from moviegoers, Star Trek Beyond easily won the weekend. The affordable movie also has strong reviews in its corner. If estimates hold, that would put Ghostbusters' ten-day total at around $86 million, a disastrous result given the film's $250 million price tag (after marketing costs). (more...)
Judgement in SABC journalists' labour case postponed Judgement in SABC journalists' labour case postponed
- July 27, 2016

Three more of the dismissed SABC journalists have taken the public broadcaster to court . According to Solidarity CEO Dirk Hermann, the trade union is sure that they had managed to convince the court that the dismissal of the four was unlawful and in breach of legislation. (more...)
Latest Microsoft Word Feature Will Help You With Research Papers Latest Microsoft Word Feature Will Help You With Research Papers
- July 27, 2016

But now that we're in the era of cloud-based Office 365 - productivity software as a service - the updates are more frequent and more subtle. This fall, it will expand upon Word's current spelling and grammar tools to inform you why words or phrases may not be accurate-teaching at the same time it is correcting. (more...)
Late July Meteor Shower Late July Meteor Shower
- July 27, 2016

The Delta Aquarid meteor shower peaks July 28th and 29th. Whether or not you can see Delta Aquarids from your rooftop will depend on your immediate location; although midnight seems to be the ideal time to see if you can find it. The gravity of our planet attracts the dust and ice that the comet has left in its wake. More recently, the Comet 96P Machholz has loomed as the primary candidate for being the Delta Aquarids' parent body'. (more...)
Investors realize Nintendo didn't develop Pokémon Go and shares plummet
- July 27, 2016

The biggest reveal of the panel was when Hanke introduced fans to their team leaders in Pokemon GO . Nintendo said the earnings from Pokémon Go were already factored in when the company released its annual forecasts in April. In the first week of release it became the fastest-growing mobile game of all time, and has now hit more than 30 million downloads. Short interest in Nintendo surged earlier this month as bears bet the stock rally had gone too far. (more...)
Today's Destiny Patch is the Final Update for PS3 & Xbox 360 Today's Destiny Patch is the Final Update for PS3 & Xbox 360
- July 27, 2016

Destiny was updated to version update 2.3.1 today, with Bungie noting it was the last one to be made available for legacy consoles. "Destiny: Rise of Iron" is the name of the new " Destiny " expansion. This patch is supposed to "pave the road to Rise of Iron", and is also available on the Xbox One. The game received numerous updates and expansions since its release. (more...)
Matt Damon & Jimmy Kimmel Return To Couples Counseling In Hilarious Skit!
- July 27, 2016

Matt Damon and Jimmy Kimmel continued their efforts to solve their ongoing feud by attending a second round of couple's counseling. The last time these two went to couples therapy, it ended in a fight, in which Kimmel says Damon beat him up. (more...)
Turkey's 30-Day Detention Period Raises More Eyebrows After Coup
- July 27, 2016

Speaking at a meeting of the G20 finance ministers and central bankers in China on Saturday, Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said his country will adhere strongly to democratic principles and the rule of law. Sunday's mass event, with crowds expected to be boosted by free public transport in the city of 15 million, will seek to soothe divisions after the shock of the July 15 coup and a subsequent government crackdown. (more...)
Olympics: Russian sailor banned from Rio, six cleared to compete
- July 27, 2016

The ICF said the banned five were being hit with "an immediate suspension pending further investigation making the offending athletes ineligible to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games". The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) on Tuesday confirmed that Russian shooters will be permitted to take part in the Games. Archery , equestrian and tennis were quick out of the blocks in confirming the eligibility of the Russian entries, while the Russian media is reporting their ... (more...)
The Second Doctor Strange Trailer Finally Shows Us Some Real Magic
- July 26, 2016

Her first movie will take place during World War I, and it looks unbelievable. That way, you might see even more of the movie early. Judging by the trailer, they may have achieved the impossible; combining Inception-like imagery with a stellar cast and Marvel's trademark humour, Doctor Strange is gearing up to be one acid trip of a movie. (more...)
Trump pulls almost even with Clinton after Republican convention
- July 26, 2016

A recent poll had Clinton beating Trump among Catholics 56 percent to 39 percent. Sizable numbers of Democrats say they're behind Clinton. As Clinton stepped off stage in Tampa, her vice presidential nominee remained unannounced, despite many in the audience hoping to know who Clinton's running mate would be by the time they left. (more...)
Pokemon Go gets big Comic-Con stage, creator talks success and future
- July 26, 2016

It's not surprising to see a correction in the rise of Nintendo's stock prices, especially given its peripheral relationship with Pokemon GO. Pokemon GO was developed by US-based software developer Niantic , a San Francisco company famous for creating augmented reality mobile games like Ingress . (more...)
Explosion In Ansbach, Germany, Leaves One Dead, Ten Injured
- July 26, 2016

Police said they found chilling footage on Daleel's phone pledging allegiance to the Islamic State. The recent attacks in Bavaria, a picturesque, mountainous haven for travelers, came shortly after a Tunisian man driving a truck killed 84 people when he plowed through a festive crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, along the famed French Riviera. (more...)
Soft Gold OnePlus 3 finally goes on sale tomorrow Soft Gold OnePlus 3 finally goes on sale tomorrow
- July 26, 2016

The company has since been teasing the gold color variant and starting tomorrow fans of gold devices will be able to get their hands on OnePlus' latest smartphone in "Soft Gold". Keep in mind that OnePlus will be selling this variant in limited quantities. For a specs recall, OnePlus 3 comes with 5.5-inch 1080x1920-pixel screen display that has a pixel density of 401ppi. (more...)
Nintendo downplays financial impact of Pokemon Go, shares plunge Nintendo downplays financial impact of Pokemon Go, shares plunge
- July 26, 2016

Nevertheless, the stock is still up more than 60% to what it was prior to the launch of Pokemon Go on July 5. Pokemon Go , a mobile app which creates a virtual map based on your surroundings and makes users explore their physical location to capture virtual monsters took the world by surprise. (more...)
No official word on release date but rumored specs fuel anticipation No official word on release date but rumored specs fuel anticipation
- July 26, 2016

The butterfly mechanism physical function keys are reported to be replaced with an OLED display touch bar. This means that the MacBook Pro 2016 will likely not be equipped with the Kaby Lake processors when it is eventually released. Surface Pro 4 has already bumped up the Surface Pro's 2160 x 1440 resolution to 2736 x 1824. As avid fans wait for some sort of announcement or bits of information centering on the purported notebook, rumors are running rampant that the upcoming MacBook Pro ... (more...)
Wi-Fi-only mode in Google Maps is now in testing Wi-Fi-only mode in Google Maps is now in testing
- July 26, 2016

Google is rolling out some new features to its Google Maps app, which you might be able to partake in if you're one of the lucky users selected to try them out. The second new feature that will be coming soon for Android users is the notification for mass transit delays . The new update enables users to add title to their travels and make side notes . (more...)
Nintendo's NES Classic Edition stars in wonderfully retro commercial
- July 26, 2016

The console ships with 80 games built-in, it comes with two wireless controllers, and the onboard emulator has full compatibility with Genesis cartridges. Sega announced the Mega Drive Classic alongside a new portable gaming system. This November's release of the NES Mini will give many gamers their first opportunity to play some of the most influential games of all-time. (more...)

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