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Jaguar XE SV Project 8 claims new Nurburgring lap record Jaguar XE SV Project 8 claims new Nurburgring lap record
- November 29, 2017

As well as being the most powerful Jaguar ever, the firm is claiming it features its fastest ever gearshift, as well as being the highest tuned auto and the fastest accelerating to 60mph. Based loosely on the XE saloon (only 25 percent of its original parts remain), the Project 8 is powered by a 592hp supercharged V8 engine providing an incredible 516lb ft of torque. (more...)
Canadian Hacker Pleads Guilty In Massive 2014 Yahoo Hack Canadian Hacker Pleads Guilty In Massive 2014 Yahoo Hack
- November 29, 2017

Though the U.S. government had previously charged individual Russian hackers with cybercrime, this was the first criminal case to name as defendants sitting members of the Russian Federal Security Service for hacking charges, the U.S. Two of the men indicted with have been identified as operatives in Russia's spy agency, the FSB, Dmitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushchin. As alleged in the Indictment, other three compromised Yahoo's network and gained the ability to access Yahoo accounts. (more...)
December supermoon to brighten the night sky Sunday December supermoon to brighten the night sky Sunday
- November 29, 2017

That is, when the moon gets full right around the time of its perigee, the closest it gets to Earth. As for seeing the supermoon yourself, all you need is a reasonably clear night and decent vision. It is a natural part of the moon cycle and occurs around once a year. Dr Saran told Thai PBS that the largest Super Full Moon for next year will fall on January 2 when it will be about 356,595 kilometers from the Earth. (more...)
HDMI 2.1 Supports Larger Bandwidth, Higher Resolutions HDMI 2.1 Supports Larger Bandwidth, Higher Resolutions
- November 29, 2017

The mandatory Ultra High Speed HDMI cable can now carry up to 48 Gbps and allows for Display Strem Compression (DSC). The new standard supports a whole host of new video outputs including 4K video at 120Hz and 8K video at 60Hz, along with support for video at 10K resolution. (more...)
Bacteria Found On International Space Station That Probably Isn't From Earth
- November 29, 2017

Scientists took swabs particularly from places where fuel wastes were discharged while the engines were operating and obscure places. "So they have flew from somewhere in space and settled on the outside hull". While Shkaplerov sounds convinced that these bacteria came from outer space, it's probably worthwhile remain skeptical about the true origin of these micro-organisms. (more...)
Vancouver's rental costs surge, while vacancy drops: CMHC report Vancouver's rental costs surge, while vacancy drops: CMHC report
- November 29, 2017

The average rent - including for both new and current tenants - increased from $1,223 previous year to $1,297 in October 2017. The vacancy rate of rental properties in the GTA - the number of rental options now available on the market -reached 1.1 per cent this fall, the lowest in 16 years. (more...)
VR headset shipments exceed one million for the first time in Q3 VR headset shipments exceed one million for the first time in Q3
- November 29, 2017

Sony , with its PlayStation VR headset, grabbed the largest chunk with over 490,000 units being shipped during the third quarter of 2017. The next year will be even more interesting in the realm of the realities, as more VR headsets are launched by more companies and prices continue to drop to match more consumer budgets. (more...)
Square Enix promises 'new Final Fantasy games' for 2018
- November 29, 2017

Most of the interview is about the Final Fantasy collectible card game, but you can catch Hashimoto's comments about the franchise as a whole if you jump to around the five-minute mark. "We will bring exciting, new Final Fantasy titles to the world", he said. Could this be confirmation that Final Fantasy VII Remake is on track for 2018? Pitch your fantasy Final Fantasy , below. (more...)
Apple Mac Software Has Login Flaw That Puts Data at Risk Apple Mac Software Has Login Flaw That Puts Data at Risk
- November 29, 2017

If you type in " root " as the username, leave the password box blank, hit "enter" and then click on unlock a few times, the prompt disappears and, congrats, you now have admin rights. Click on the lock in the lower left of the menu to make changes. As it now stands, the bug presents a huge security risk for devices running MacOS High Sierra. (more...)
PS4 Pro Down To Its Cheapest Price Yet On Amazon and GAME PS4 Pro Down To Its Cheapest Price Yet On Amazon and GAME
- November 28, 2017

That event is taking place in early December and will give Sony another chance to appeal to those who haven't yet made the jump to the PlayStation brand. PlayStation Network boss Eric Lempel said in an interview with CNBC today that more PlayStation consoles moved off shelves this Black Friday than ever before in the company's history. (more...)
Uber and Waymo trial delayed after evidence 'withheld' Uber and Waymo trial delayed after evidence 'withheld'
- November 28, 2017

U.S. District Judge William Alsup described the allegations that surfaced in a Justice Department investigation as "scandalous". Waymo asked the court on Monday to postpone the start of the trial, which was set to begin next week, saying Uber had concealed the memo. (more...)
Rise & Fall expansion announced for Civilization VI Rise & Fall expansion announced for Civilization VI
- November 28, 2017

Furthermore, the cities will have individual loyalty to the leadership and if it falls too low then obviously the yields will be low and the city might be lost to another civilization . Other civilizations can join together against this powerful world player, and rewards or penalties will be granted when the Emergency ends. Rise and Fall will bring eight new civs, nine new leaders, and bring more units, districts, wonders, buildings, and other additions than you can probably build ... (more...)
Female Passenger slaps Air India staff at IGI Airport, Delhi Female Passenger slaps Air India staff at IGI Airport, Delhi
- November 28, 2017

An Air India official reportedly said that the issue has been resolved "resolved with the help of security and police". Air India check-in counters close 45 minutes before a scheduled departure for domestic flights and 75 minutes prior to worldwide flights. (more...)
Irish Deputy PM should not resign, enjoys party support-minister Irish Deputy PM should not resign, enjoys party support-minister
- November 28, 2017

Frances Fitzgerald speaks to the media at Government buildings in Dublin, Ireland, May 8, 2014. Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney reiterated on Monday that not enough progress had been made on the border issue and that he had the full backing of all members states on the EU's negotiating side. (more...)
CDB files insolvency suit against RCOM
- November 28, 2017

The Chinese bank was "actively participating" in the joint lenders forum that restructured RCom's debt under the strategic debt restructuring (SDR) rules, reported the business daily. It also agreed to repay lenders an additional 100 billion rupees ($1.55 billion) through the sale and commercial development of its real estate near Mumbai and in eight other cities. (more...)
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Hits Record 15M Downloads In Just 6 Days Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Hits Record 15M Downloads In Just 6 Days
- November 28, 2017

Now, research firm SensorTower says the game has been downloaded some 15 million times in its first week of availability... Super Mario Run was downloaded 32 million times in its first 6 days on the market; Fire Emblem Heroes hit 7 million downloads in the same time frame. (more...)
Latest leaks reveal new modes and weapons Latest leaks reveal new modes and weapons
- November 28, 2017

A bit of leaked video footage has revealed some new modes and features making their way to Call of Duty: WWII in the near future, and the upcoming updates look pretty significant. Whether Activision will sell the loot boxes that contain the base weapons or other variants as well as whether these new game modes will be available to all or to season pass holders remains to be seen. (more...)
Russian Federation loses contact with meteor satellite launched just hours earlier Russian Federation loses contact with meteor satellite launched just hours earlier
- November 28, 2017

This was the second launch of a spacecraft from the Vostochny cosmodrome, aimed at reducing Russia's dependence on the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. (more...)
Apple Face ID's Attention Detection Safeguard Fooled By 3D-Printed Mask Apple Face ID's Attention Detection Safeguard Fooled By 3D-Printed Mask
- November 28, 2017

But in the new video, they have shown the entire process, the researcher enrols his face with the Face ID and unlocks the device normally with his face and then immediately unlocks the iPhone X with a 3D-printed visage constructed of stone powder, with 2D-printed eyes stuck on. (more...)
Is there a Bearish outlook for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) this week? Is there a Bearish outlook for Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) this week?
- November 28, 2017

Tt International sold 27,552 shares as Microsoft Corp ( MSFT)'s stock rose 4.75%. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 116,205 shares in the company, valued at $9,770,516.40. Therefore 83% are positive. Microsoft Corporation has been given an analysts' mean target of 91.65. The rating was upgraded by Vetr to "Strong-Buy" on Wednesday, September 2. (more...)

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