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Microsoft's Phil Spencer on Xbox One X Pre-Orders

Microsoft's Phil Spencer on Xbox One X Pre-Orders

It left many Xbox fans disappointed. Microsoft is now "landing the announce with all the info". However, there's no price for the game just yet and no way to pre-order the game. The newest addition to the family promises games at 4K resolution on compatible screens at a smooth 60 frames per second. "It uses a system-on-chip (SoC) known as Scorpio Engine, which incorporates a 2.3 GHz octa-core CPU, and a Radeon GPU with 40 Compute Units clocked at 1172 MHz, generating 6 teraflops of ... Read More

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Jaguar XJR575 Super Sedan Debuts with 575-HP V8

Jaguar XJR575 Super Sedan Debuts with 575-HP V8

It adds pinch and zoom gesture recognition to its native sat nav, and will allow owners to create custom "homepages" with shortcuts to frequently used features. The setup is enough for the vehicle, which weighs around 2 tonnes, to hit 100kmph from standstill in 4.4 seconds and reach a top speed of 300kmph. Safety tech has also been given a boost with the inclusion of forward cross traffic alert, lane keep assist and driver fatigue alert across the range. Read More

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Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio gets six matches ban from Federation Internationale de Football Association

Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio gets six matches ban from Federation Internationale de Football Association

He led the protests and was sent to the stands. He was found guilty of breaching article 49.1A of FIFA's Disciplinary Code during the third-place play-off match, between Mexico and Portugal, at the recent Confederations Cup . In addition to the ban, which is effective immediately, Osorio was warned about his conduct and fined 5,000 Swiss francs ($5,183.50), Federation Internationale de Football Association said. Read More

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Microsoft plans layoffs in sales force shake-up

Microsoft plans layoffs in sales force shake-up

Although it is still a priority for the company to sell the software on its desktop computers and laptops, Microsoft's new target focuses on getting consumers sign up to the service itself. In April 2017, Microsoft pledged to achieve $20bn (£16bn) in yearly cloud revenue by 2020. "This news surrounding Microsoft's major reorganization of its sales team, to expand its cloud based offering should come as no surprise". Read More

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No change in US Kashmir policy: US' McCain

No change in US Kashmir policy: US' McCain

Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz on Saturday said Pakistan would intensify campaign to highlight "Indian brutalities in Kashmir to draw the attention of the world towards the gravity of the issue", according to Radio Pakistan. The official source said that the U.S. delegation urged Pakistan and India to resolve all extraordinary issues through talks. An official handout said that welcoming the United States senators, the adviser reiterated the importance of regular high-level contacts and ... Read More

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Tim Tebow being promoted to Mets' affiliate in Florida

Tim Tebow being promoted to Mets' affiliate in Florida

Lucie, Florida . "His contributions, both on the field and in our community, have made a tremendous impact on our team, the City of Columbia and the entire South Atlantic League", Katz said. "For me, it's not something I have to answer", Tebow said. Tebow's first pro baseball stop had a storybook start with a home run in his first at-bat. Read More

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Geely acquires Proton stake and all of Lotus

Geely acquires Proton stake and all of Lotus

Chinese billionaire Li Shufu said his Zhejiang Geely Holding Group will consider producing Lotus sports cars in China after agreeing to purchase stakes in Malaysian carmaker Proton Holdings Bhd and its British unit. Under the partnership, Syed Faisal said Proton will become the manufacturing hub for Geely's right-hand drive models. "The revival of Proton and Lotus will not be an easy task in a market with fierce competition". Read More

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Hike rolls out India's first payment wallet within messaging platform

Hike rolls out India's first payment wallet within messaging platform

Furthermore, the company said that "users can choose from over ten different beautifully crafted envelopes and also add a personalised message to it to celebrate those special occasions". Hike 5.0 now features a new slick look, with an emphasis on personalisation with App Themes. For those who love staying up late and chatting in the darkness, the app has dedicated a theme called "Night" theme, wherein the users will be enabled to save their battery at night as it reduces the glare coming ... Read More

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All talk, few trades before NHL's expansion roster freeze

All talk, few trades before NHL's expansion roster freeze

As for the rest of the team, the pickings are a little slimmer. Leading the Golden Knights' draft is general manager George McPhee , who spent 17 seasons in charge of the Washington Capitals , helping that club rise to prominence. The other 30 NHL franchises must submit their lists of protected players (names that won't be exposed to the expansion draft) to the league by 5 p.m. Read More

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Facebook dabbling with 'Artificial Intelligence' to remove terrorist content

Facebook dabbling with 'Artificial Intelligence' to remove terrorist content

The post comes after United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May announced her goals to challenge internet and tech companies to play a more active role in counterterrorism. Britain's interior ministry welcomed Facebook's efforts but said technology companies needed to go further. They said they are now training this system using text the company has previously removed for promoting terrorism. Read More

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Apple watchOS 4 unveiled, stars new Siri-powered watch face

The face automatically displays all the info that's most pertinent to you using machine learning , so it can adjust to your usage patterns and settings to provide the most applicable info depending on the time of day. You can also do multiple workouts in a single session, like triathletes do. One of the things Apple is updating is the watch face. The activity tracker has also received some added features, including challenges that reward you with some fancy screen animations for ... Read More

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'District 9' director to debut his new sci-fi flick on Steam

'District 9' director to debut his new sci-fi flick on Steam

We don't know exactly when this film will come out, besides "soon", or what its length will be, besides "short". Though the concept of aliens seizing earth and killing off humankind isn't entirely fresh, Blomkamp frequently backs his stories with socially conscious themes, and already, Volume 1 looks more like a fully realized, big-budget flick than the short films Blomkamp previously touted. Read More

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The PS3 Console Has Ended Production Over In Japan

The PS3 Console Has Ended Production Over In Japan

Fans of Sony's gaming platforms will be surprised to know that the company has officially halted production of the PS3 in Japan. Over half a billion game devices sold in less than a decade isn't bad. The May games are already available for the PlayStation Plus. These two games are also available on PS4 via the Cross-buy. Ah, but the patch does do a bit more than Sony has let on. Read More

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The Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is a V8 super saloon monster

The Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is a V8 super saloon monster

Not only is 441 kW more than you get from the F-Type SVO or Project 7, it's more than the unloved XJ220 produced when Jag set its sights on creating the world's fastest auto. In addition, there will be a high production number for the Jaguar XE SV Project 8, with Jaguar planning to build around 300 units that will be sold all over the world. Read More

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US racer Hayden still in

US racer Hayden still in "extremely critical" condition

Following the incident, Nicky was treated on site by medical staff and then taken by ambulance to a hospital near Rimini for immediate treatment. The American rider, who now races in the World Suberbike Series, was cycling along the Rimini coastline when he collided with a auto and suffered serious head and chest injuries and has reportedly been place in an induced coma at the Bufalini hospital in Cesena. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) budget phone arrives at AT&T

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) budget phone arrives at AT&T

It runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system out of the box, with Samsung's custom Android skin on top. The Galaxy J7 Max also will also support Samsung Pay Mini transactions. To be eligible for the Samsung Trade-in, selected smartphones will need to qualify; the devices will have to be in a working condition and trade-in pricing are based on these conditions. Read More

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SpaceX Blasts Biggest High Speed Communications Satellite to Orbit for Inmarsat

SpaceX Blasts Biggest High Speed Communications Satellite to Orbit for Inmarsat

SpaceX has several heavier satellites on its manifest for the coming months, but the13, 417-pound Inmarsat 5 F4 satellite is the biggest test of the lifting capability of the Falcon 9 to date. However, since the company has not brought those into commercial flights yet, it made a decision to go with a regular Falcon. The launch of Inmarsat-5 Flight 4 from Pad 39A is scheduled for Monday, May 15. Read More

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Top baby names of 2016

Top baby names of 2016

Emma and Noah again top the list of the most popular baby names in the United States. The rest of the top 10 for girls, in order: Olivia, Ava, Sophia, Isabella, Mia, Charlotte, Abigail, Emily and Harper. "Even parents who are huge Donald Trump supporters are unlikely to name their child Donald", Wattenberg said. The Social Security Administration is the source for the ranking because parents give their children's name when they apply for social security cards. Read More

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Do you see a Surface Laptop in your future?

This particular OS was previously known as Windows 10 Cloud given its fast and efficient nature. "By limiting apps to those in the Windows Store, Windows 10S is ideal for people who have everything they need in the Windows Store and prefer the peace of mind that comes with removing the risk of downloading apps from other places". Read More

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Amazon to Build Homeless Shelter in Seattle

Amazon to Build Homeless Shelter in Seattle

The online retailer is now in the midst of a massive wave of construction on new headquarters and offices in the USA city, including an eye-catching triple-domed building that will house company offices, set to open in 2020. Schoettler said Bezos "loved the fact that it was unique, and that it was inclusive, within our campus, and thought that was very unusual and would allow us to do something different". Read More

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