Where Uber has expanded rapidly internationally - it now operates in 84 countries - Lyft has remained steadfastly local. Google's or Alphabet's venture capital arm is investing $1 billion into Lyft as Uber continues to deal with fallout over negative headlines.
That might represent bad news for investors who have made shorting volatility one of the most popular and crowded trades in the market. Health care stocks were among the big gainers. The S&P 500 rose less than 1 point to 2,562. Other technology stocks didn't fare as well. At the root of the selling was weakness in Apple , which dropped as much as 2.8% on a report that orders for the recently-launched iPhone 8 have been cut for the rest of the year amid lukewarm interest.
It's official: Facebook is all set to test news subscription models in partnership with a small number of firms across America and Europe. Subscriptions to Instant Articles begin within Facebook's app, which would subject the purchase to Apple's 30% cut in the first year of a customer's subscription and 15% after that.
HMD Global , the brand behind the revival of Nokia-branded smartphones, has announced the launch of its fifth smartphone of the year, the Nokia 7. It comes in the Gloss Black and Matte White colours. On the front lies a secondary, 5-megapixel camera with an aperture of f/2.0. The company hasn't outlined their plan to bring the Nokia 7 to any other markets as of now.
Google has booted eight Android apps from its Play marketplace, even though the apps have been downloaded as many as 2.6 million times. If you want to use Play Store app on its latest version, you will need to download and install the Play Store APK 8.3.72 update, which is the latest release version of the Android app store that is now available for grab.
They saw a human either facing the animal, or facing away, and presenting the dog with a tidbit and then not doing that. The study - published this week in the journal Scientific Reports - suggests a dog's facial expressions are more than just the simple byproduct of a dog's mood but an attempt to communicate.
The clip is brief but it already manages to show off the chemistry between Kelly and her fellow coaches, especially Alicia herself. The fourth coach was to be revealed at a later date. She brings unparalleled expertise and has proven she knows how to help artists win. Last year Keys released her sixth studio album "Here", on RCA Records.
The roofline and body have been compacted down and smoothened out into a coupe package, but the Polestar 1's strong belt line, toothy grille and Thor's hammer headlamps show shared DNA with the 2016 concept sedan. That model is planned as Polestar's highest-volume vehicle and will go into production later in 2019. After a fixed term of two or three years, the vehicle will then be returned to Polestar for refurbishment, before being made available for customers to buy on another "pre-owned" ...
Finally, Candy rewards will be doubled throughout. Get a look at some of the ghostly Pokemon in the trailer above. While hunting Pokemon, players can also use your Pokémon Go AR camera to capture festive photos and share them on social media using #PokemonGOHalloween.
Deborah Byrd, editor in chief at the astronomy website Earth and Sky, said that while Saturday is the shower's peak, meteors are likely to be firing from Friday morning through early November. The best times to watch the shower will be just after midnight and just ahead of dawn, and you should aim to settle in a dark, rural viewing spot around 20 minutes before to let your eyes adjust.
A new study published Wednesday in the journalPLOS ONE adds more evidence that insect populations around the globe are in perilous decline. Those involved with the study believe " climate change , loss of insect habitats and potentially the use of pesticides " are the culprits of the rapid loss of the insects.
Once the lava stops flowing, the tunnel sometimes drains, forming a hollow void . The Marius Hills Skylight, as observed by the Japanese SELENE/Kaguya research team. Now, thanks to the latest research, scientists have a better idea of how expansive lunar lava tubes really are. For this to happen, safe habitats such as those provided by lava tubes will be needed to protect astronauts.
Even though the sales of the iPhone 8 were doing well for a while, the sales started to drop during the release on the 22nd of September. The iPhone X is a step up from the 8 in both price (at $1,000 and up) and in new features, including a different type of high-resolution screen and facial recognition technology.
The end-to-end encrypted feature lets people control who they share with and for how long. Users can share their real-time location through this new feature with the needed contacts so that they can track you every now and then. Accordingly, various optimizations have been done to minimize the impact on the battery even if the location sharing service is used for a long time, notes Mashable.
On the other hand, Jio has increased the data it offers with the Rs 149 prepaid pack, offering 4GB instead of 2GB data along with the 28 days validity and other details remain unchanged. Moreover, there is a security deposit with each postpaid plan now, and post-FUP speed will be 64kbps. For those who consume more data every day. Fromm weekly plans to annual offer, the new offers have a range of choices.
Alexa Mod provides up to 15 hours of built-in battery. The Moto Mod speaker houses four microphones so that it will be able to clearly pick up the user's voice when initiating a voice command. Motorola says this is just the thing for nightstands. Unfortunately, this Moto Mod doesn't come cheap. The Moto Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa will be available for $149.99 from November in markets where Amazon Alexa is available.
The camera can record and live stream both 3D and 2D content at 4K resolution with a frame rate of 30 fps in either X264 or X265 format. There's also some native software that works to stitch together immersive video with virtually no lag.
As Google described in a statement, "The limit explains that when a star's mass is lighter than 1.4 times that of the sun, it eventually collapses into a denser stage called a " white dwarf ". If he were alive today, though, he'd be 107 years old. Today's Doodle illustrates one of the most important of all of S. Chandrasekhar's contributions to our understanding of stars and their evolution: The Chandrasekhar limit .
He said that Akanksha had filed a petition before the Supreme Court seeking transfer of the case and the matter was worked out between both parties and Zorawar filed a petition for granting divorce by mutual consent. "Akanksha has filed a petition under Section 25 of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 and my clients have been arrayed as respondents and their counsel shall appear on their behalf on the date fixed by the Hon'ble Court at Gurgaon", he added.
Zaydel is known to be in the Redford/Livonia area, or possibly local donut shops", Redford Police wrote in the post accompanied by Zaydel's mugshot. By Monday, Zaydel was ready to turn himself in. The 21-year-old from MI was wanted for drink driving and assault. "They [the police] were taunting me, but at the same time, they're a police agency", he conceded.