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Both vehicles are fast: The Roadster can take itself from zero to 60 miles per hour in 1.9 seconds, and the Semi can perform the same feat in five seconds (unburdened by a trailer), Tesla says. The retailer will pilot the Tesla Semi across both USA and Canada, the company says. In describing the truck, Musk also said its windshield is made of "thermonuclear explosion-proof glass" - a feature he says will help truckers stay on the road.
  • Sensex Zooms 181 Points to 32614, Nifty Above 10000

    Sensex Zooms 181 Points to 32614, Nifty Above 10000

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    The Indian rupee gained in the early trade on Monday and opened higher by 13 paise at 64.80 per dollar versus 64.93 on Friday. Among BSE sectoral indices, metal index was the star-performer and was up 1.47 per cent, followed by consumer durables 0.96 per cent, auto 0.96 per cent and FMCG 0.76 per cent.
  • Liverpool star helps Germany qualify for 2018 World Cup

    Liverpool star helps Germany qualify for 2018 World Cup

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    As for the hosts, seven of England's last nine goals had been scored or assisted by a Tottenham player so it was no surprise when Kane had their first meaningful, but ultimately unsuccessful, effort. "If it was my decision I would give it to him ( Kane )", Sherwood said on The Debate . Gareth Southgate has succeeded in steering the team to next year's finals, but it remains to be seen if England's fortunes will change in Russian Federation.
  • General Motors Company (GM) Stake Increased by Acadian Asset Management LLC

    General Motors Company (GM) Stake Increased by Acadian Asset Management LLC

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    The Gross Margin score lands on a scale from 1 to 100 where a score of 1 would be considered positive, and a score of 100 would be seen as negative. The stock closing price is now trading upward to its 50 day moving average with change of 14.72%, escalated to its 20 day moving average with figure of 8.90% and above its 200 day moving average with value 18.11%.
  • Nobel for trio who found Einstein's gravitational waves

    Nobel for trio who found Einstein's gravitational waves

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    The Nobel Physics Prize 2017 has been awarded to three scientists, including two from Caltech in Southern California, for their discoveries in gravitational waves . "We live in an epoch where rational reasoning associated with evidence isn't universally accepted and is in fact in jeopardy". Japan has built a similar gravitational wave detector called Kagra in Gifu Prefecture.
  • Who Is Geary Danley? 4Chan Falsely Identifies Las Vegas Shooting Suspect

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    Users on 4chan had misidentified the shooter as a man named Geary Daniel, and that misidentification made the rounds on the internet, leading to false claims about the gunman and incorrect reports of his motivations. Facebook has launched its Safety Check in the aftermath of the shooting . "However, their removal was delayed, allowing them to be screen captured and circulated online".
  • Apple will sell 4K movies via iTunes, and upgrade your HD purchases

    Apple will sell 4K movies via iTunes, and upgrade your HD purchases

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    It comes with Super Retina display and 5.8 inch screen having screen resolution of 2436*1125 and 458ppi. It's also going to support a variety of streaming content, including live sports, the company says. The new Apple Watch Series 3 , which has stock traders bearish on other watchmakers like Swatch . The new device will be available in two colours - Silver and Grey.
  • Jaguar Land Rover lineup to offer electric option starting in '20

    Jaguar Land Rover lineup to offer electric option starting in '20

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    The I-Pace will have a range of 310 miles (500km), deliver 516lb-ft of instant torque, achieve a 0-60 mph time of around 4 seconds. The auto will also feature the Sayer AI-powered steering wheel. The technology will then span hybrid and plug-in hybrid technology, and finish with fully electric vehicles, like the production version of Jaguar's I-Pace concept - which will become Jaguar's first ever fully electric production auto when it goes on sale next year.
  • Apple's iPhone 8 event is happening on September 12th

    Apple's iPhone 8 event is happening on September 12th

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    For the first time, the event will be held at the spaceship-shaped Steve Jobs Theater on its new Cupertino, California headquarters, expected to open later this year. This is the 10th Anniversary of the iPhone and rumours are rife about Apple bridging the gap between its rivals in terms of features and perhaps going beyond them.
  • YouTube's major redesign brings the service's first logo change

    YouTube's major redesign brings the service's first logo change

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    Also on tap is a " clean new design " for the app, a gesture that will let you easily jump between videos with a simple swipe, and more. More features are in development as well. Vertical videos will have no black bars on the sides, just pure video viewing. Recent YouTube mobile updates have added features such as the ability to quickly go back or go forward 10 seconds in a clip by double tapping on the video.
  • Amazon Alexa Gets Multi-Room Music Playback

    Amazon Alexa Gets Multi-Room Music Playback

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    Amazon has one neat trick to get you to listen to their Music Unlimited streaming service. Given that we're coming up to the all-important holiday season, it's a good time to release a new Echo, right before Apple and Sonos and still in time for Christmas.
  • SpaceX launches 12th Falcon 9 rocket this year

    SpaceX launches 12th Falcon 9 rocket this year

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    It follows Formosat 2, a European-built satellite owned by Taiwan's National Space Organization , or NSPO , launched in 2004 from Vandenberg on a Taurus rocket . The company also plans to launch another used booster in September. Live video from a camera mounted on the rocket showed the Taiwanese satellite receding from view.
  • Apple scales back auto ambitions

    Apple scales back auto ambitions

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    Apple also wanted to integrate all the sensors seamlessly into the vehicle to avoid the bumps and cones on current self-driving cars . Under the leadership of veteran Apple executive Bob Mansfield and with the vision of Apple's chief design officer Jony Ive, the iCar sounds like it was going to be awesome.
  • Rocket League for Nintendo Switch will Include Samus Aran and Mario Cars

    Rocket League for Nintendo Switch will Include Samus Aran and Mario Cars

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    The new NSR auto is styled after the Mario Bros. and features a different color and logo depending on which team you are on. There will also be a neat "Super Star" themed trail for your cars. You will get the former if you are on the Orange Team, and the latter if you are on the Blue Team. Alongside the items we've already seen, developer Psyonix today revealed two cars you'll only find in the Switch version-and one, in particular, looks especially fantastic.
  • Voice-Controlled Bixby, Samsung's Mobile AI, Is Now Available Globally

    Voice-Controlled Bixby, Samsung's Mobile AI, Is Now Available Globally

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    The voice assistant is equivalent to Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa and Google's Assistant, but only supports two languages - US English and South Korean for now. I am already working on it. Moreover, Samsung's president says that his company is very serious about offering a solid user experience at home with Samsung devices, which is why it will be " moving quite heavily on it".
  • Perseid meteors over Malta give stargazers a night to remember

    Perseid meteors over Malta give stargazers a night to remember

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    The Perseid meteors are the debris left behind by Comet Swift-Tuttle, which enters Earth's atmosphere every mid-August, according to Scientific American . Tonight's the night of the annual Perseid meteor showers over Ireland - and like nearly every other year, there's cloud cover predicted. "The Perseids in 2017 have been the opposite: performing as soon as it got dark and giving many their first glimpse of a meteor easily".
  • Samsung's Q2 net profit hits record high

    Samsung's Q2 net profit hits record high

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    Net profit increased to KRW 11.05 trillion from KRW 5.85 trillion a year ago, as sales rose 20 percent to KRW 61.00 trillion. Samsung is also upbeat about its business in the second half of the year. Analysts expect the iPhone maker to report revenue of $44.9 billion and an operating profit of $10.5 billion, according to Reuters and Bloomberg data.
  • The last orca calf born in captivity at SeaWorld has died

    The last orca calf born in captivity at SeaWorld has died

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    The last orca whale to be born in SeaWorld captivity has died at the San Antonio park. "Forty orcas have now died on SeaWorld's watch", wrote Colleen O'Brien, a spokeswoman for the animal rights group. It could take several weeks before the results are finalized. "The global SeaWorld team is united in support of our San Antonio family as they go through this extremely hard time".
  • What would you use a consumer version of Google Glass for today?

    What would you use a consumer version of Google Glass for today?

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    Now the new Enterprise edition targets "workers in fields like manufacturing, logistics, field services and healthcare", who require information and instruction while their hands are busy. This new Glass EE includes a camera module with 8 megapixels sensor. Hit the link for more details. Kothari says the Glass team is back at X, which is a semi-secret research and development facility founded by Google and operating as a subsidiary under parent company Alphabet .
  • What OPEC Can Do About Added Oil Production From Libya, Nigeria

    What OPEC Can Do About Added Oil Production From Libya, Nigeria

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    As of today, USA oil production has risen over 10 percent since mid-2016 to 9.34 million barrels per day (bpd). While world demand is climbing faster than initially estimated, OPEC's implementation of the supply cutbacks needed to clear the inventory surplus has faltered to its lowest level since the group began in January, the Paris-based agency said.
  • Rates play sends dollar to 4-month high vs yen

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    The broader All Shares declined by 0.04 percent or 1.73 points to finish at 4,735.12. US stock indexes were mostly lower in afternoon trading Tuesday as losses among banks and other financial companies outweighed energy sector gains. Bank of Japan is not taking any steps to make Yen stronger, experts say! CURRENCIES: The dollar fell to 113.84 from 114.05 yen late Monday. The Group of 20 meeting in Hamburg over the weekend did not have much impact on markets on Monday.
  • New moon to mark end of Ramadan end

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    Saudi Arabia announce the start and end of the holy month based on the testimonies of members of the public who observe the crescent moon . In Dubai, the Dubai Media Office sent out a tweet announcing the beginning of the month." Eid Mubarak ".
  • YouTube Developing 180-Degree VR Format

    YouTube Developing 180-Degree VR Format

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    VR180 aims to keep the qualities of both, and "this format delivers 3-D video while capturing 180-degrees around you". The limited field of view does have its advantages, such as providing viewers with a sharper 4K resolution directly in front of them, smaller file sizes, and less concern over stitching and parallax issues.
  • For purist Whole Foodies, Amazon's takeover triggers downmarket angst

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    Whole Foods has been pressured to sell as sales have declined. At the time, Amazon wasn't certain Whole Foods had enough stores to move groceries on the scale the e-commerce giant wanted. "I dreamed that we merged with Amazon", he said. I think we could've talked for 10 hours. President Di Di Chan adds, "What makes our solution different is that it works across different formats and is so user-friendly that even my grandmother loves it".