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Author: 0 Alphabet Leads $1B Investment in Uber Rival Lyft

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.

Research Wall St opens lower as tech stocks slide
Author: 0 Wall St opens lower as tech stocks slide

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.

Author: 0 Nokia 7 now official with 16MP camera and 5.2-inch display

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.

Research Google's Industry Rivals Report Security Issues on Play Store, Chrome
Author: 0 Google's Industry Rivals Report Security Issues on Play Store, Chrome

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.

Research Manipulating master? Dogs use facial expressions to convey emotions
Author: 0 Manipulating master? Dogs use facial expressions to convey emotions

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.

Research Alicia Keys Returns for Season 14 of 'The Voice'
Author: 0 Alicia Keys Returns for Season 14 of 'The Voice'

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.

Research The Polestar 1 Coupe Could Cost $177000 To Own Outright
Author: 0 The Polestar 1 Coupe Could Cost $177000 To Own Outright

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" ...

Research Friday will be best night for viewing weekend meteor shower
Author: 0 Friday will be best night for viewing weekend meteor shower

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.

Research 75% decrease in flying insects over 27 years
Author: 0 75% decrease in flying insects over 27 years

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.

Research Discovery of 500km lunar cave raises hopes for human colonisation of moon
Author: 0 Discovery of 500km lunar cave raises hopes for human colonisation of moon

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.

Research This photo is why everyone is so excited about the iPhone X
Author: 0 This photo is why everyone is so excited about the iPhone X

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.

Author: 0 WhatsApp will Soon Let You Share Your Live Location

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.

Research Reliance Jio tariff changed! Check out new prepaid, postpaid 4G data plans
Author: 0 Reliance Jio tariff changed! Check out new prepaid, postpaid 4G data plans

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.

Author: 0 Amazon's newest Prime Exclusive phone is the Moto X4 for $329

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.

Research Samsung 360 Round is a 3D 360° camera for the pros
Author: 0 Samsung 360 Round is a 3D 360° camera for the pros

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.

Research Google Doodle celebrates birthday of S. Chandrasekhar
Author: 0 Google Doodle celebrates birthday of S. Chandrasekhar

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 .

Research Twitterati Slam Akanksha Sharma For Domestic Violence Suit On Brother-In-Law Yuvraj Singh
Author: 0 Twitterati Slam Akanksha Sharma For Domestic Violence Suit On Brother-In-Law Yuvraj Singh

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.

Research Wanted man turns himself in after losing Facebook bet with police
Author: 0 Wanted man turns himself in after losing Facebook bet with police

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.