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OPPO Launches 'Selfie Expert' F1s In India OPPO Launches 'Selfie Expert' F1s In India
- August 07, 2016

It has also included intuitive fingerprint sensor which wasn't present in F1. Anyone interested in picking up the Oppo F1s Selfie Expert? As advertised by OPPO , the F1s was able to click some great selfies despite the ambient lighting conditions at the launch event. (more...)
Google is trying to stop you having to put in passwords Google is trying to stop you having to put in passwords
- August 07, 2016

Open Yolo now exists as an open API (application programming interface), which allows app developers to support different password managers. Not only that, but no matter how complicated you think your password is, someone could still hack it and gain access to all of your data. (more...)
Samsung sings its seventh Note
- August 07, 2016

According to Samsung, this new way of doing things is much more secure than the previous, but still, users of the Note 7 get to use the fingerprint scanner if they feel like. You can also purchase the S-View Standing Cover, that can prop your phone up. If you fancy one the Note 7 will be available for pre-order from 16th August and on sale from 2nd September. (more...)
First gold medal in Rio goes to US shooter Virginia Thrasher
- August 07, 2016

She finished with 208 points, one clear of 2004 Athens champion Du as Olympic chief Thomas Bach looked on in the crowd. "I focused on breathing, I was here to give it my best shot". According to ABC News , the teen, who was also on her high school's rifle team, is the first freshman rifle shooter to win both NCAA individual titles and to earn a spot in the Olympics. (more...)
First Hawaiian shares rise in debut First Hawaiian shares rise in debut
- August 07, 2016

In December, BNP Paribas said it was looking at "strategic options" for First Hawaiian as part of its plans to improve its finances and to respond to new and costly regulatory requirements. BNP Paribas posted a second-quarter profit of 2.56 billion euros ($2.85 billion), beating analyst estimates, as a surge in bond trading outweighed a decline in equities. (more...)
BMW Finished Restoring Elvis' 507 And Holy Crap Is It Perfect BMW Finished Restoring Elvis' 507 And Holy Crap Is It Perfect
- August 07, 2016

Add to that the fact that this particular model had been driven by famous German race vehicle driver Hans Stuck and-more notably-Elvis Presley, and this BMW becomes a true Concours contender. After nearly two years of exacting restoration work, BMW Group Classic is presenting the roadster for the first time in a public arena. Castor died later that year shortly after the work on the auto began. (more...)
Tesla minibus and semi truck set to debut next year, CEO says
- August 07, 2016

The Model Y could cost even less than the Model 3, but seeing as it is placed higher up in the S-3-X-Y lineup, I seriously doubt that is going to be the case. Buffing up vehicle with high-tech features, was the reason behind Model X launch delay, and it can ill-afford this mistake with Model 3 . A week after reservations opened on March 31, Tesla accepted more than 325,000 orders. (more...)
Why do sunflowers follow the sun? Why do sunflowers follow the sun?
- August 07, 2016

He grew sunflowers in pots in the field at Morven Farm, and rotated some of them to the west. Demonstrating that circadian rhythms can help plants grow has been one of the "holy grails" of this field of research , Dartmouth College's C. (more...)
SLO County to get prime view of Perseids meteor shower SLO County to get prime view of Perseids meteor shower
- August 07, 2016

However, this year's shower is expected to be particularly impressive , with up to 150 meteors per hour. He noted that, under flawless conditions, we could be treated to up to a whopping 200 meteors every hour - so be ready to get your stargazing on. (more...)
'New particle' discovered by Cern scientists is just a statistical quirk 'New particle' discovered by Cern scientists is just a statistical quirk
- August 07, 2016

In December, two teams of physicists working at CERN's Large Hadron Collider reported they might have seen traces of what could be a new fundamental constituent of nature, an elementary particle that is not part of the Standard Model that has ruled particle physics for the past half-century. (more...)
Olympic air: Dirty, deadly and no cleaner legacy from Games
- August 07, 2016

The chief spokesman for the Rio Olympics told The Associated Press on Monday that Olympic athletes can rest assured they will be safe in the city's waters. Athletes who ingest just three teaspoons of contaminated water have a 99 percent chance of being infected by an enteric virus, which can cause diarrhea and other gastrointestinal symptoms. (more...)
Padres under review after alleged misconduct in trades Padres under review after alleged misconduct in trades
- August 07, 2016

In an attempt to remedy the gaffe, the Padres accepted Rea back in return from the Marlins, and sent Luis Castillo to Miami. INF Patrick Kivlehan, designated for assignment by the Mariners on Monday, was claimed off waivers by the Padres on Thursday. (more...)
Rangers activate OF Choo from 15-day disabled list Rangers activate OF Choo from 15-day disabled list
- August 07, 2016

Maybe it was bad luck, maybe it was bad defense, but it showed up in one bad inning to sink the Orioles . Jonathan Lucroy would peg back a run with an RBI single in the second, but the game quickly turned into a pitching duel between Gausman and Hamels after the early scoring barrage. (more...)
IOC approves entry of 271 Russian athletes IOC approves entry of 271 Russian athletes
- August 06, 2016

The IOC announced its decision Thursday night, less than 24 hours before the Olympic flame is lit, signifying the games are officially open. Many consider the IOC's decision a victory for Russian Federation, a nation that the independent World Anti-Doping Agency slammed for having what it called a state-sponsored doping program. (more...)
Samsung officially announces Galaxy Note 7 Samsung officially announces Galaxy Note 7
- August 06, 2016

Reportedly, Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 7 will have a dual-sided feature. Samsung Galaxy Note7 comes in both Snapdragon 820 and Exynos 8890. Compared with the previous Galaxy Note 5 model, the screen size is unchanged at 5.7 inches. It also has a fingerprint scanner for added security. Other than the stylus, the Galaxy Note 7 also brings several other enhancements and features to the device versus Galaxy Note 5. (more...)
Chicago Veterans, Gold Star Families Blast Trump
- August 06, 2016

Dana J.H. Pittard writes of how Khan died as a part of his effort to build better relationships with the local Iraqi community after several innocent Iraqi drivers had been killed or wounded for failing to heed warnings from USA military personnel guarding the gates. (more...)
Trump Appears to Admit He Was Wrong on Iran Video Trump Appears to Admit He Was Wrong on Iran Video
- August 06, 2016

But his campaign acknowledged Thursday that was incorrect. Trump raised eyebrows this week when he made that assertion and gave many details of what he said he saw in the film. Donald Trump has been describing in detail at voter rallies a shocking video made by the Iranian military of piles of USA money on pallets on a airport tarmac. (more...)
Instagram 'Stories' Launched, Not That Different From Snapchat Stories
- August 06, 2016

And, after 24 hours, the videos disappear. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Instagram Stories disappear after 24 hours, just like Snapchat's. Facebook has long fancied Snapchat filters and auto-delete feature. And Instagram's done a great job. More than 80 percent of Instagram users are outside the United States. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Malaysia launch dates revealed Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Malaysia launch dates revealed
- August 06, 2016

The Galaxy Note 7 has a 5.7-inch curved panel, 2560 x 1440 pixels (518 ppi), and a Super AMOLED display with Gorilla Glass 5, Forbes reported. For capturing images, it uses a rear camera of F1.7 12-megapixel and and 5-megapixel F1.7 front camera . (more...)
Microsoft warns of two windows mega-updates next year
- August 06, 2016

Also, form entry when using keyboard navigation and screen readers improve in this update, making the browsing experience better for people of all abilities. 1607). This feature will allow the users to set your laptop to an automatic reset mode where the Laptop will reboot in its own convenient time. The only caveat is that you can't specify an Ethernet connection as metered. (more...)

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