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Research This Humanoid Robot May be Your Next Assistant
Author: 0 This Humanoid Robot May be Your Next Assistant

The robot's human overlord, if you will, controls it via a Master Maneuvering System . Toyota has exhibited its technological prowess by showing off a new robot, the T-HR3. The operator can move the robot forwards or laterally by making walking movements while remaining in place. "Looking ahead, the core technologies developed for this platform will help inform and advance future development of robots to provide ever-better mobility for all", said Akifumi Tamaoki, general manager, Partner ...

Research Uber says hackers stole info of 57 million riders, drivers
Author: 0 Uber says hackers stole info of 57 million riders, drivers

No Social Security numbers, credit card details, trip location info or other data were taken, Uber said. Instead of disclosing the breach, Uber paid $100,000 to the hackers in exchange for their silence. Uber is giving Equifax a run for its money. Uber also came under fire during an investigation by New York Attorney General Eric Schniederman that it had created what was known as the "God view" to allow it to track riders and that it used the system at least once to track a reporter.

Research Uber signs deal with Volvo in bid to build autonomous taxi fleet
Author: 0 Uber signs deal with Volvo in bid to build autonomous taxi fleet

Volvo XC90 comes with wide range of features like Pilot Assist 2, Power Pulse, Volvo On Call app and can get to speeds of up to 130km/hr. The statement said that "Volvo Cars' engineers have worked closely together with engineers from Uber to develop the XC90 premium SUVs that are to be supplied to Uber ".

Research Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 stars in live image leak
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 stars in live image leak

As a way of differentiation vis-à-vis competitors such as Samsung , Vivo and Oppo, Xiaomi hopes that its phones will become more lucrative to consumers as it seeks to provide entertainment content as well as other services. As for memory, the budget smartphone has 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal. Unlike Alibaba and Tencent, Xiaomi is only looking for investments that will expand mobile internet usage and hook customers to its phones in a smartphone market that is defined by fickleness ...

Research Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition - V-Trigger Trailer
Author: 0 Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition - V-Trigger Trailer

Alongside the new arcade mode, this new edition of the game adds several special edition nicities (including a gallery of illustrations and slightly improved user interface) as well as some more substantial additions. Gamers who purchase Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition will be able to play all the Season 1 and Season 2 downloadable characters, including final two unveiled new fighters Menat and Zeku.

Research Android has tracked location info regardless of privacy settings
Author: 0 Android has tracked location info regardless of privacy settings

This may not happen as frequently in big sky country, but people living in cities are far more likely to pass by cell phone towers multiple times per day. Even devices that had been reset to factory default settings and apps, with location services disabled, were observed by Quartz sending nearby cell-tower addresses to Google.

Research Xiaomi Mi Note 3 now has a cheaper 4GB RAM variant
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi Note 3 now has a cheaper 4GB RAM variant

It will cost approximately $45 less than the model that includes 6GB of RAM and GB internal storage. Sources suggest that the new variant of the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 will come for a sum of 1,999 Yuan which can be roughly translated to Rs 19,595, as per a report by PlayfulDroid .

Research Disruptive move: China's Tencent surpasses Facebook in valuation
Author: 0 Disruptive move: China's Tencent surpasses Facebook in valuation

This year, however, the company's stock went haywire. China's biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings, which last week reported forecast-beating quarterly results, is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem, an executive told Reuters.

Research Interstellar object seen in solar system for first time
Author: 0 Interstellar object seen in solar system for first time

Astronomers are now revealing more details about the interstellar interloper and it's just plain weird. This diagram shows the orbit of the interstellar asteroid Oumuamua as it passes through the solar system . By combining the VLT observations with those made by other telescopes, astronomers found that 'Oumuamua's brightness varies by a factor of 10 as it spins on its axis every 7.3 hours.

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Author: 0 "Cosby Show" actor Earle Hyman dies at 91

He also did voice acting and had roles on "All My Children" and "Defenders". For actor Earle Hyman, who passed away yesterday at the age of 91, the path from North Carolina through Brooklyn, and the theater circuit of NY, is what equipped him with the presence and vocal projection which would later find his way into our hearts decades later.

Research Pink Did Flips Off A Building During Her AMAs Performance
Author: 0 Pink Did Flips Off A Building During Her AMAs Performance

The performance won high praise from fans and celebs alike. The performers at the 2017 American Music Awards are evenly split between men and women, but the nominees? Pink posted a video to her Instagram account earlier in the week expressing her fears over the gravity-defying performance.

Research Rainbow Six Siege Year 3 Detailed, New Co-Op Mode Incoming
Author: 0 Rainbow Six Siege Year 3 Detailed, New Co-Op Mode Incoming

Season 1 has already been named as Operation Chimera and is focused around bioterrorism. Details on the other seasons for Rainbow Six Siege year 3 are sparse. Ubisoft wants to keep the "essence of the map the same" but introduce new gameplay and tactics. More information can be found on the Rainbow Six Siege blog .

Research Honor V10 Has Received TENAA Certification as Launch Date Nears
Author: 0 Honor V10 Has Received TENAA Certification as Launch Date Nears

The the new Honor 7X smartphone sports a 5.93 Inch "FullView" display with 2,160 x 1,080 pixels of screen resolution which is the key selling point for the new generation of Honor smartphone. The phone offers fast charging support to recharge the device in no time. The phone features 4GB RAM and 64GB of expandable memory. It is likely to run on EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo, and sport a 3.5mm audio jack.

Research Here's when 'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' will hit Android
Author: 0 Here's when 'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' will hit Android

Nintendo has revealed the worldwide launch date for its mobile game, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp . Of course, that's not the only change. " Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is great for newcomers to the series as well as longtime fans, and ideal for people playing on a mobile device".

Research CD Projekt Red Responds to CyberPunk 2077 Concerns
Author: 0 CD Projekt Red Responds to CyberPunk 2077 Concerns

From there, it was only a matter of time before more and more people picked up on the topic, and when the YouTube channel Pretty Good Gaming did, it made a clip analyzing the statements and posted it on Twitter . Given Ubisoft , EA and Take Two are all minting it from microtransactions this year and nearly every company seems to be jumping onboard in one way or another, this chat naturally raised concerns that Cyberpunk 2077 will go down the loot box route.

Research Apple's iMac Pro may have hands-free Siri voice control
Author: 0 Apple's iMac Pro may have hands-free Siri voice control

This theory would line up with leaks which had custom ARM chips handling macOS' Power Nap feature, which fetches data while the system is sleeping. Would you like to see always-on support for Siri on the iMac Pro? In fact, Troughton-Smith suggests that the chip never sleeps, meaning that it runs even when the iMac Pro is completely shut off.

Research Forget Nibiru, 2018 may rock earth with 20 Haiti-like quakes
Author: 0 Forget Nibiru, 2018 may rock earth with 20 Haiti-like quakes

The last slowdown began four years ago. But the slowdown - and the lengthening of days that accompany it - is hardly noticeable. Roger Bilham of the University of Colorado and Rebecca Bendick of the University of Montana, who presented their research at the annual conference of the Geological Society of America vouched for a clear correlation between the speed of the earth's rotation and global quake activity.

Research NASA creates ultimate time-lapse of life on Earth
Author: 0 NASA creates ultimate time-lapse of life on Earth

Programmer Alex Kekesi of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland said it took three months to complete the visualisation, using satellite imagery. The two and a half minute data visualisation released by Nasa covers a period starting from September that year up to this past September 2017. In a tweet shared by the aeronautic giant, where in they posted a.GIF with the caption, "We're going to have a great view of the state of the biosphere on our planet", it can be seen how over the ...

Research High-Tech Weather Satellite to Launch Early Saturday After Delays
Author: 0 High-Tech Weather Satellite to Launch Early Saturday After Delays

After two second-stage engine burns and coast phases, the JPSS-1 weather satellite is deployed into orbit. JPSS-1 will be renamed NOAA-20 when it reaches its final orbit. "The scientific community is finding ways to take the data and get more information out of it every week", says Mark Sargent, Raytheon's JPSS Programs director.