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Research No comment from HTC on Google deal; shares plunge on sales data
Author: 0 No comment from HTC on Google deal; shares plunge on sales data

Google still needed help from an external manufacturer to make its new Pixel program a reality. A Google sale at this point might be the only way to save the company. For a long time HTC has been seeking for a buyer without much success. The result of the outcome of the negotiation is still unknown but one thing we can agree on is that Google needs its own hardware company if it plans to take on Apple .

Research Facebook: Accounts from Russia Bought Ads During Campaign
Author: 0 Facebook: Accounts from Russia Bought Ads During Campaign

Facebook said that 3,000 ads and 470 "inauthentic" accounts and pages spread polarising views on topics including immigration, race and gay rights. In addition to the 470 accounts that appeared to be run from Russia, Stamos said its investigators also discovered an additional $50,000 in spending via 2,200 ads that "might have originated in Russia", even including ads purchased by accounts with IP addresses in the USA but set to Russian in the language settings.

Research Microsoft Announces Forza 7 Has Gone Gold; Demo Also Announced
Author: 0 Microsoft Announces Forza 7 Has Gone Gold; Demo Also Announced

With an official release date set for October 2, the studio revealed that the game has gone gold , which means that the master disc is finished, and production of copies for the general public are underway. So, give the video a watch to see the fun and what happens when the music stop playing! You can also get behind the wheel of the Mercedes-Benz Tankpool racing truck on the Mugello circuit in Italy.

Research BBC creates audio drama for Google Home and Alexa
Author: 0 BBC creates audio drama for Google Home and Alexa

The Zhejiang University scientists called their experiment " DolphinAttack ", a name inspired by the high frequency sounds dolphins use to communicate. Also, the hacker does not require any sort of additional access from the device to carry out the attack. It was even able to change the navigation on an Audi Q3.

Research Google To Kill Google Drive Soon, Users Advised To Download Backup & Sync
Author: 0 Google To Kill Google Drive Soon, Users Advised To Download Backup & Sync

Google Photos will also lose support on 11 December and its features will be integrated into Backup and Sync. Google has now deprecated the Drive app for Mac and PC both for consumers and the enterprise. A few months after that date, on 12 March 2018, the Google Drive desktop app will be completely shut down. Backup and Sync was actually released first and is the only option available to consumers, at least those that don't use G Suite .

Research TVR returns in style with an all new Griffith
Author: 0 TVR returns in style with an all new Griffith

The V8 is then mated to a Tremec Magnum six-speed manual, which allows the Griffith to go from 0-100 km/h in under four seconds and reach a top speed of 322 km/h. The Griff does also have ABS and configurable traction control: blame the European Union law-makers if you have a problem with that. The brand continued to exist in deep stasis, with control passing to a company led by former software entrepreneur Les Edgar.

Research Vivo V7+ will be launched today in India
Author: 0 Vivo V7+ will be launched today in India

The display of the V7+ is a 5.99-inch IPS LCD panel with HD+ (1440 x 720) resolution. This is the first device in India that comes with latest Snapdragon 450 mobile platform. For immersive music experience, the Vivo X7 Plus is fitted with a Hi-Fi AK4376A audio chip. Both the cameras feature a f/2.0 aperture. The selfie camera also offers beautifying features during video calls.

Research Android Oreo's first bug shows up, drains mobile data in WiFi connections
Author: 0 Android Oreo's first bug shows up, drains mobile data in WiFi connections

OnePlus's founder and CEO, Pete Lau, had recently confirmed that the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T will both receive the Android 8.0 Oreo update. For now, though, OnePlus 3 users will have to wait along with OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 5 users. If everything goes according to plan, OnePlus will nearly certainly be the first company to offer an Oreo update to its users.

Research Moon discusses North Korea with Putin
Author: 0 Moon discusses North Korea with Putin

North Korea's sixth and most powerful nuclear test "torpedoes the global non-proliferation regime, violates UN Security Council resolutions and worldwide law, and creates a threat for regional peace and stability", Putin said in a phone call with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, according to the Kremlin.

Research Twitter brings 'Night mode' to desktop: How to turn it on
Author: 0 Twitter brings 'Night mode' to desktop: How to turn it on

The Night Mode feature gives users a handsome Tumblr like navy blue and fill up the moon icon with blue. The feature is off by default, and you have to manually go and turn the feature on. To activate the mode on the web, you just click on your avatar at the top right-hand side of the page and then select " Night Mode " from the bottom of the list that appears.

Research Minnesota ACT scores among best in nation for 2nd straight year
Author: 0 Minnesota ACT scores among best in nation for 2nd straight year

In results released Thursday, they posted an average composite score of 21.5, compared with 21.1 for 2016. Students last scored a 21 in 2014 and 2015. Six in 10 Asian-American students and half of white students met those benchmarks. "While it's no surprise that underserved students fall behind their peers due to the inequities that exist, it is extremely alarming and concerning to see how large this achievement gap really is", ACT CEO Marten Roorda said.

Research Jaguar Land Rover to electrify all models from 2020
Author: 0 Jaguar Land Rover to electrify all models from 2020

Jaguar Land Rover reveals a smart steering wheel that will handle multiple functions, no matter how big of a dummy is holding it. It has all the familiar curves, but there's one crucial difference: yes, Jaguar has unveiled an electric version of its iconic E-Type.

Research Sun continues to emit solar flares
Author: 0 Sun continues to emit solar flares

Real-time monitoring and forecasting of solar and geophysical events data provider SPACE WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER ( SWPC ), NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION observed low-frequency communication, a wide area of blackouts and loss of contact with High-frequency radios for nearly an hour Yesterday.

Research Honor 6 Play with 8MP rear camera announced in China
Author: 0 Honor 6 Play with 8MP rear camera announced in China

The onboard storage is limited to 16GB which can be extended further with a microSD card slot. The device runs Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.1 on top and weighs 145g. As for connectivity, it supports 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 LE and GPS / GLONASS. The Huawei Honor V9 Play is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM.

Research Nubia M2 Play debuts in India, priced at Rs. 8999
Author: 0 Nubia M2 Play debuts in India, priced at Rs. 8999

A fingerprint sensor is integrated into the physical home button on the front of the device. In terms of power and performance, the device is powered by a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 octa-core (Cortex-A53) processor coupled with Adreno 505 image processor to handle the graphics content.

Research House panel subpoenas Justice Dept., FBI over documents
Author: 0 House panel subpoenas Justice Dept., FBI over documents

The committee issued the identical subpoenas on August 24, requesting the documents surrounding the dossier and the FBI's ties to the dossier's author be turned over within eight days, the Washington Examiner reported. "We got nothing. The witnesses have not been produced and the documents have not been produced", committee member Rep. Trey Gowdy, (R-S.C.) told the Examiner.