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New Mitsubishi Compact SUV To Be Named Eclipse Cross

New Mitsubishi Compact SUV To Be Named Eclipse Cross

A new Mitsubishi crossover will wear the familiar nameplate when it makes its debut next month at the Geneva auto show. Full details on the Eclipse Cross will have to wait until its official reveal, but we do know that engineering for this new model was done in-house by Mitsubishi, with no help from its new corporate partner Nissan. Read More

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Here's how Verizon's new unlimited data plan compares to the competition

Here's how Verizon's new unlimited data plan compares to the competition

The US wireless carrier-one of the nation's largest-eliminated unlimited data plans for new customers in favor of usage-based offerings back in 2011 , as it and other carriers struggled to cope with customers' skyrocketing data usage. The company is again chasing the decisions of its competitors-all of which offer an unlimited plan in some form or another. T-Mobile charges $70 for an individual plan and an additional $50 for a second line. Read More

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Three UK to buy UK Broadband Limited for £300m

Three UK to buy UK Broadband Limited for £300m

The firm has often touted this as being a better deal than fixed copper connections. Three UK has announced it's acquisition of UK Broadband, the deal is expected to be finalised later this year following an offer of $373 million. Three has been particularly vocal about its belief that BT should be banned by Ofcom from bidding for any of the 3.4GHz spectrum up for grabs (it is already barred from the 2.3GHz auction set to be held at the same time). Read More

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Amazon And Expedia Attack Trump's Immigration Order In Court

Amazon And Expedia Attack Trump's Immigration Order In Court

Specifically, Bezos notes that Amazon is supporting the Washington state attorney general, who is suing Trump over his executive order. "We'll continue to make our views on these issues known to leaders in Washington and elsewhere". Amazon is one of several tech giants that are opposing the order. As of January 29-two days after the regulation was passed-at least 1,000 Expedia customers who hold passports issued by one of the seven impacted countries have purchased trips that involve ... Read More

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Now Loading...Should Resident Evil Continue With Its Current Direction?

Now Loading...Should Resident Evil Continue With Its Current Direction?

However, it would appear that even having sold well over 2 million copies after merely three full days at launch worldwide, Resident Evil 7 may have failed to hit internal sales targets set by Capcom. Biohazard draws from its roots with signature hallmarks of exploration, puzzle solving and tense atmosphere. Fortunately you're not completely defenceless, and long-time Resident Evil fans will be happy to hear that many familiar weapons and items make a return, while classic Resident ... Read More

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Is Goldman Sachs moving jobs out of London because of Brexit?

Mr Dimon said that number could rise or fall "depending on negotiations". 'Operating our business to maximise our global potential - we were trying to get as much into the United Kingdom as we could, ' he said. And Swiss bank UBS is also expected to shift jobs to the continent after Chairman Axel Weber told the BBC about 1,000 of its 5,000 employees are now involved in operations dependent on passporting rights, which could end post-Brexit. Read More

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Samsung heir faces arrest for bribery and extortion charges

Samsung heir faces arrest for bribery and extortion charges

Globally, Samsung finds itself at odds with movement to root out corrupt practices in business A heavily global market-dependent Samsung stands to face worldwide anti-corruption regulations and the loss of key leading company workers it acquired as drivers of future growth if bribery and embezzlement charges against Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong and other senior managers by the special prosecutor investigating the Choi Sun-sil government interference case are upheld in court, ... Read More

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Mercedes-Benz sales slip marginally, BMW sees 14% spurt in 2016

Mercedes-Benz sales slip marginally, BMW sees 14% spurt in 2016

Meanwhile, Volkswagen's luxury brand Audi reported on Monday that it had sold nearly 1.9 million vehicles in 2016, up 3.8 percent on the previous year. In luxury sedan segment, the C-Class sedan remained the highest selling vehicle for Merc in the year, followed by E-Class and S-Class. Mercedes-Benz climbed to the top of the premium segment, beating its German and other competitors in the number of vehicles delivered in the year, with strong growth posted in the Chinese and European markets, ... Read More

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Nielsen: Top 10 smartphone apps of 2016 -- Facebook and Google dominate

Nielsen: Top 10 smartphone apps of 2016 -- Facebook and Google dominate

Apart from this, other Facebook properies such as Messenger (#2) and Instagram (#8) also bagged positions in the top 10 list with the latter showing the maximum growth rate year-to- year of 36% from 2015. Windows Phone still accounts for 2% market share in the United States, while BlackBerry has around 1% market share. Google took everything else, dominating with YouTube, Maps, Gmail, Search, and the Play Store. Read More

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Korea Fair Trade Commission fines Qualcomm $865 million

Korea Fair Trade Commission fines Qualcomm $865 million

Qualcomm said it will appeal the decision in Seoul's High Court. This is the latest antitrust ruling that Qualcomm has faced. Meanwhile it's worth noting that this is the first such case where Qualcomm is appealing the ruling; in the China ruling, Qualcomm entered into an agreement with Chinese regulators to accept the fine and new patent licensing rules in order to end the investigation. Read More

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Samsung's Ultra High Quality tech will upscale any audio to 32-bit

Samsung's Ultra High Quality tech will upscale any audio to 32-bit

After revealing fresh projects baked in its Creative Lab , it has now confirmed three more gadgets: the H7 Wireless Speaker , a new soundbar, and a UHD Blu-ray Player. Features get a bump with this model with Bluetooth streaming and tighter integration with other Samsung Smart Remote-compatible products. That technology isn't quite as useful with a speaker, but Samsung has tried a different take all the same. Read More

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Viral invitation results in thousands of guests at a Mexican girl's party

Police will reportedly be deployed to the family's village in Mexico to provide extra security, after a Facebook event showed over 1.3 million people planning to attend and about 366,000 people interested in the epic Quinceañera. "We wanted to invite the people from the area, that's all", he told in the interview, and he also denied uninviting anyone. The video became such a huge hit on YouTube that the father even received sponsorship offers for the birthday party from various companies. Read More

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Look Out 2017, Google's Two New Smartwatches Are Coming

While most of the major manufacturers including Motorola, LG, and Huawei have skipped launching Smartwatches this year, few rumors suggest the increased limitations from Google over the Android Wear OS is the main reason. Google is sure to promote the wearables, but Jeff Chang states in his interview that the devices will come with the name of the manufacturer and not have the Google name on it. Read More

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Lawyer Wants Charges Dropped, Officer Fired After Viral Video

In the video, the responding officer can be seen talking to the neighbor, who claimed that Craig's son left litter on his property and defied his request to pick it up, the affiliate reported . Craig was charged with resisting arrest , according to jail records obtained by the Star-Telegram. Craig was trying to explain the nature of the event that prompted the officer's visit in the first place. Read More

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Petrobras corruption firms pay CHF200 million penalty

Petrobras corruption firms pay CHF200 million penalty

The settlement was filed Wednesday with a federal judge in Brooklyn. "These resolutions are the result of an extraordinary multinational effort to identify, investigate, and prosecute a highly complex and long-lasting corruption scheme that resulted in the payment by the defendant companies of close to a billion dollars in bribes to officials at all levels of government in many countries", U.S. Read More

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Resident Evil 7 Will Be Protected By Denuvo DRM

Now, through the Resident Evil 7 demo datamine, it would appear there's another returning character. Presented from a first-person perspective (that will also be playable from start to finish with PSVR), Resident Evil 7 drops players in one of those abandoned farmhouses that could only exist in a nightmare vision of rural America. Read More

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Michigan Uber driver stabs passenger 5 times

A brawl ensued, and Allemon stabbed the man five times before the victim disarmed him, police said. "The victim tapped on window to alert Allemon that they were entering the vehicle", Bloomfield Township police said in a statement. He's being held at the Oakland County Jail on a $250,000 bond. He was treated at a nearby hospital and released the next day. The victim asked if they could wait for another Uber due to the snowstorm. Read More

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Samsung may push back the Galaxy S8 smartphone launch to April 2017

Samsung may push back the Galaxy S8 smartphone launch to April 2017

Samsung was expected to take the wraps off its next-generation smartphone at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in February, which would allow for a market release in March. Now, some tech experts are already hazarding guesses in terms of what Samsung has in store for its huge Galaxy Note fan base. LG Chem now supplies phone batteries to LG's own line-up of handsets, such as the LG G5, as well as Apple's iPhone range. Read More

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Uber told to stop self-driving in California

Uber, meanwhile, says it knew about the permit requirement but argues that its cars don't technically qualify as "autonomous vehicles". The California DMV sent Uber a letter on Wednesday afternoon, telling the ride-hailing company to stop the launch of its self-driving auto pilot or face legal action. Read More

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GM Wants to Beat Tesla to the First Mass-Market Autonomous Car Too

GM Wants to Beat Tesla to the First Mass-Market Autonomous Car Too

Separately, Barra declined to comment on President-elect Donald Trump's desire to renegotiate the U.S.'s One China Policy, which recognizes Beijing as the sole capital of the country despite Taiwan's claims to independence. Built in 1983 and located 50 miles north of GM's world headquarters in Detroit , it had been idled in 2010 amid the Great Recession. That's where non-autonomous all-electric Bolts are already being built, along with the Chevy Sonic subcompact auto. Read More

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Smoking, drinking and drug usage among teens decreasing

In grades 8th, 10th and 12th, 5 per cent, 10 per cent and 14 per cent fewer students reported use of illicit drugs. Teen alcohol and cigarette use are at historic lows too. Taken as a whole, this year's Monitoring the Future report is another indicator that the current crop of American teenagers is one of the most well-behaved cohorts in decades. Read More

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