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Industry Baidu to launch self-driving car technology in July
Author: 0 Baidu to launch self-driving car technology in July

Baidu understands that it isn't alone in its efforts to make strides in the field of autonomous vehicle technology, with companies such as BlackBerry, Google, Lyft, Nvidia, and Uber making their own contributions. Fully autonomous driving capabilities on highways and open city roads will be rolled out gradually over time by 2020. "It has many auto brands and an open environment that is ripe for collaboration".

Industry Utah judge at rape sentencing: Ex-Mormon bishop a 'good man'
Author: 0 Utah judge at rape sentencing: Ex-Mormon bishop a 'good man'

During the sentencing, Low appeared to be emotional as he read the sentence. According to the New York Daily News , one of Vallejo's victims, Julia Kirby, 23, on Friday she said , the "judge didn't care about me". After a jury convicted Vallejo on all 11 counts in February, Low chose to allow Vallejo to walk out of the courtroom a free man, per the Salt Lake Tribune.

Industry Google Earth relaunches with new storytelling and exploration features
Author: 0 Google Earth relaunches with new storytelling and exploration features

Google has tied up with storytellers, scientists and nonprofits for these tours. As you'd be expecting, the new Google Earth comes boasting a host of new features including Knowledge Cards which deliver more information about the places visited or recommendations that suggest other potential places of interest when users are viewing a certain location.

Industry Real-Time Strategy Classic 'StarCraft' Becomes a Free Download for Mac
Author: 0 Real-Time Strategy Classic 'StarCraft' Becomes a Free Download for Mac

Even without the fancy new graphics, the original game will also be getting some pretty nice enhancements in patch 1.18 that should mean good news for its still-healthy online scene. There are some known issues, such as the profile section being inaccessible. You can read the full patch notes here . The original StarCraft launched back in March 1998, at least in North America, while Brood War followed in November.

Industry Audi e-tron Sportback Concept: The SUV Coupe Goes Electric
Author: 0 Audi e-tron Sportback Concept: The SUV Coupe Goes Electric

The company's first all-electric concept vehicle for production was the e-tron quattro, which was shown off at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2015. Following on from the Beneath the skin, the e-tron Sportback share its Major League Baseball platform, motors and electronic hardware with the 2015 e-tron Quattro concept that will go on sale a year earlier in 2018.

Author: 0 Snapchat embraces AR with New World lenses

For its part, Instagram has aggressively rolled out Snapchat-like features into its photo sharing app over the past several months including a Stories feature copied directly from Snapchat . The new lenses will be updated daily, Snap said. Mark Zuckerberg has announced a new augmented reality platform that will make use of smartphone cameras .

Industry Kia might invest Rs. 10000 crore in Andhra Pradesh plant
Author: 0 Kia might invest Rs. 10000 crore in Andhra Pradesh plant

Kia officials have been working on buying the required land in the region to set up its factory and the plant is set to become operational in 2018, with the first batch of cars set to roll out in 201 with an annual capacity of 3 lakh cars. Its affiliate Hyundai now operates two factories in the Indian city of Chennai with a combined annual capacity of 650,000 cars. The auto market in India expanded 7.6 percent from 2.75 million units in 2015 to above 2.96 million units in 2016.

Industry AMD Launches Radeon RX 500 GPU Refresh
Author: 0 AMD Launches Radeon RX 500 GPU Refresh

According to AMD this isn't just a straight re-branding of the RX 400 series. While the Radeon brand is getting a bump in series numbering from "400" to "500", this is in name only. Word has it that the Red Devil will feature 1400+ MHz clocks. The RX 570 is aimed at those gaming at 1080p, where it is claimed to be 2.3 times faster than the R7 370.

Author: 0 US Sales Of Nintendo Switch, New 'Zelda' Break Company Records

Nintendo said that it sold 906,000 Switch units in the U.S. alone for the month of March , GamesSpot says , which makes the Switch the fastest-selling console in Nintendo's history. And now, analysts have predicted Nintendo will be trying to capitalise on the popularity of its latest console with another Switch device in the future.

Industry Overwatch's Genji Joins the Heroes of the Storm Lineup
Author: 0 Overwatch's Genji Joins the Heroes of the Storm Lineup

Blizzard is rolling out the cybernetic ninja via patch 2.0 on April 25, making him available in a multiplayer online battle arena or MOBA setting aside from a first-person shooter environment. Every slash detonates in 1.25 seconds and causes an additional 270 damage to the enemies in their own area. Genji will be released alongside an Overwatch-themed map, Hanamura.

Author: 0 Steve Stephens found dead inside car in Erie, Pa.

During a press conference at noon on Tuesday, Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said a tipster spotted Stephens' auto in the parking lot of a McDonald's near Erie, and called police. "We have a full road map of products to help build groups and community. help build a more informed society. help keep our communities safe", he said.

Industry United Airlines adds insult to injury for beaten passenger
Author: 0 United Airlines adds insult to injury for beaten passenger

David Dao was physically dragged off the United Airlines flight. In effect, this means that United employees can still take passengers' seats, but not once they are actually seated on the plane. Rival airlines have also announced policy changes in recent days: Delta, in an internal memo obtained by the AP, told supervisors they could offer passengers up to $9,950 to surrender seats on overbooked flights.

Industry Calexit backers drop 1 California secession bid, try again
Author: 0 Calexit backers drop 1 California secession bid, try again

Russian Federation offers Marinelli "a new happiness, a life without the albatross of frustration and resentment toward one's homeland", he said, as he lamented the "animosity that has thus far engulfed my entire adult life". Why shouldn't they? The state's power has become more and more entrenched with urban and government body interests, and those who don't live in those areas continue to struggle for any sort of representation at all.

Industry Alleged specifications for Andy Rubin's Essential handset surface in new benchmark leak
Author: 0 Alleged specifications for Andy Rubin's Essential handset surface in new benchmark leak

He took to Twitter recently to tease the upcoming device. Today, the phone was spotted on the GFX Bench website. The GFXBench was really put through its bases since the device was shown to have some remarkable specs, namely, the existence of a Snapdragon 835 chipset that is clocked at 2.2GHz, 4GB of RAM, a 12MP rear camera as well as a front-facing 8MP selfie-snapper.

Industry Sony announces new $380 1TB 'Slim' PlayStation 4 model
Author: 0 Sony announces new $380 1TB 'Slim' PlayStation 4 model

Walls look so sad when they're bare, so we've put together a few prints in the Boing Boing Store that can help out a bedroom or dorm room so guests don't think you're a insane person when they come over and just see white everywhere. When the bugs have made little homes in there, and have little roach kids, those roach kids and their feces can melt onto the hardware. The fix shop is so used to this they know from the smell if roaches are indeed the problem.

Industry Google Earth gets revival with tools for exploration
Author: 0 Google Earth gets revival with tools for exploration

The new version of Google Earth does not replicate all the functionality of the desktop version yet. The new Voyager feature allows you to go on interactive guided tours with the help of "some of the world's leading storytellers, scientists and nonprofits", Shah wrote.

Author: 0 Now transact with PayPal balance using Android Pay

The partnership will see PayPal becoming available as a payment method in the Android Pay service, which will allow U.S. users to pay via PayPal for things like Uber as well as at retailers like Walgreens, and restaurants like Dunkin Donuts and Chili's.

Industry The new Google Earth: New tools for exploration
Author: 0 The new Google Earth: New tools for exploration

Another new feature in Earth is the Google search staple " I'm feeling lucky ", which, as you can probably guess, can take you to an unexpected location at a whim. We got a chance to travel to various countries in VR with the Rift at a Google event in New York City. Now, with the new Directions widget, you even have the ability to access your location from the lock screen.

Author: 0 Facebook CEO vows to help prevent repeat of Cleveland murder posting

After a brief pursuit, he pulled over, and as officers approached the vehicle, he took his own life, authorities said. Instead, Stephens shot and killed himself. Stephens asked the victim to say the name of a woman believed to be associated with the suspect. The police chief said that it wasn't clear whether Stephens had any help while he was on the run or where he had been and that investigators will try to retrace his steps.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S3 Still Dependable In 2017!

Samsung-centric outlet SamMobile reports that Samsung has a Galaxy S8 Active in tow and it will likely release the rugged smartphone as an AT&T exclusive. Even the company is expecting huge pre-orders in India as well . Samsung said Thursday that preorders for its new S8 phone had surpassed the preorders for its prior model, the S7.

Author: 0 Everton place £100m price tag on Manchester United target Romelu Lukaku

Everton will try to deter suitors for Romelu Lukaku by demanding a world record £100million for the striker. "Maybe I'll wait for the call from Drogba that he can tell me what will happen next season". Lukaku recently revealed he would not be signing a new deal with the Toffees, but that does not appear to have distracted the 23-year-old and he has still been firing on all cylinders on the pitch.

Industry New Bandai Namco Title Code Vein Vampire Action RPG Prepare to Dine
Author: 0 New Bandai Namco Title Code Vein Vampire Action RPG Prepare to Dine

While the exact platforms for the game are unconfirmed at this time, the Famitsu reveal does say that Code Vein will be a console game. With the game featuring a fantasy setting, players will assume the role of vampiric beings known as Revenants as the seek to uncover the secrets of the world in a manner similar to that of the Soulsborne series.

Industry How to use Facebook's new VR social network
Author: 0 How to use Facebook's new VR social network

Virtual reality is often a solo experience - you throw on a headset, plug in some headphones and tune out the world while you play a game or watch a movie. The avatars on Facebook Spaces are floating upper bodies with the name of the person on the top. After picking the one you want, you can customize it by changing your eye color, hairstyle and other features.

Industry Thumbs-up for electronic sports at the 2022 Asian Games
Author: 0 Thumbs-up for electronic sports at the 2022 Asian Games

Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Sabah, president of OCA, said: "We look forward to further collaboration with Alisports on digital sports concepts along with sporting events". Players will compete in Federation Internationale de Football Association 2017, Moba (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) and RTA (Real Time Attack) gaming types.

Author: 0 Videos show desperation of suspect in Facebook video killing

WEWS-TV reported that a video Stephens posted to Facebook past year showed him rapidly firing at targets at the range in Willoughby and being warned to stop by an employee. "He hugged my wife and me and said 'I'll see you guys next time , '" Godwin Jr. said in a separate interview with Cleveland.com "I said 'OK, enjoy your Easter'".

Industry Facebook aims to become 'Yellow Pages of messaging' with new Messenger updates
Author: 0 Facebook aims to become 'Yellow Pages of messaging' with new Messenger updates

Wenkoff said that the company is relaunching its entire digital platform from the ground up, starting with the Messenger bot. Initially, scan codes for Facebook Messenger were only able to bring you to a Facebook page or profile. For those who don't know, a bot is an application that does automated tasks like putting an event into your calendar, hands-free calling or getting directions.

Industry Facebook Just Added A Bunch Of New Features To Messenger
Author: 0 Facebook Just Added A Bunch Of New Features To Messenger

After recapping past progress in understanding still images and video, he talked about a new Facebook technology called Mask R-CNN that is super-smart at figuring out what's happening in imagery. "All of that AI complexity, all of that neural network stuff, will be built for developers as well", says Chudnovsky. M will offer to order it for you, through new partner delivery.com.

Industry US intercepts 2 Russian bombers off Alaska's coast
Author: 0 US intercepts 2 Russian bombers off Alaska's coast

Department of Defense said in an official statement April 18. The interception was conducted in a "safe and professional" manner, the official added, as the bombers did not violate US airspace or break worldwide norms. President Donald Trump has recently adopted a skeptical view on the possibility of improving relations with the Kremlin. Russian military planes routinely fly in worldwide air space off the U.S coastal borders, as well as other countries' boundaries, according to Wilsbach.

Industry Windows 10 will throttle apps to improve battery life
Author: 0 Windows 10 will throttle apps to improve battery life

Microsoft is going to release this feature in the next major Windows 10 update that's due to arrive later this year. The new feature is meant to preserve battery life, and Microsoft says that when it tested it in January, there was up to an 11% reduction in CPU power consumption, "for some of the most strenuous use cases".

Author: 0 Facebook CEO sees augmented reality's future in the camera

Earlier this month, the number of users of Facebook Messenger has reportedly reached 1.2 billion already. VP of messaging David Marcus even alluded to the trouble his platform has had with bots during his keynote speech. Since Facebook bought Oculus in 2014, it has been trying to step up its game in virtual reality development, especially its integration with its social media platforms.

Author: 0 Suspect in alleged Facebook live-streaming murder dead

When police tracked down Stephens' auto, they pursued him while trying to get him to pull over. "Let's face it, that's a heinous act", Teper said. The chilling video was on Facebook for three hours before it was taken down, drawing criticism of the social network and renewing questions about how responsibly it polices objectionable material.

Author: 0 Suspect in Cleveland Facebook video killing shoots himself to death

Stephens had been on the run from law enforcement since Sunday, when he posted several disturbing videos on Facebook, including one of him shooting and killing 74-year-old Robert Godwin after Godwin left an Easter meal with his family. Stephens and Godwin did not appear to know each other, according to authorities. Police say the man who killed a man in Cleveland and posted video of it on Facebook was located in Pennsylvania because of a tip, which led to a pursuit that ended with the ...

Industry April the giraffe's calf meets his father for the first time
Author: 0 April the giraffe's calf meets his father for the first time

Giraffes are pregnant for 15 months on average, and the wait for April to give birth had raised global interest, with a livestream and a fundraising drive. HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - The long-awaited arrival of April the giraffe's baby has made Animal Adventure Park the second most live-viewed channel in YouTube's history.

Industry IWork, iMovie, And GarageBand Apps Are Now Free For All Users
Author: 0 IWork, iMovie, And GarageBand Apps Are Now Free For All Users

Now Apple's productivity apps have gone free. That means you may already have a free version installed or available to you through the App Store. (Google has said that it plans to include new APIs and features focused on musicians in Android O.) Some are great, others are okay, but none of them are really bad , so they're definitely worth trying if you somehow haven't yet.

Author: 0 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sees augmented reality's future in the camera

Facebook is taking major steps to advance augmented reality and virtual reality, with a new open platform to build camera-based AR tools, and a social virtual reality platform. The shooter than confessed to the crime on live video, but it took a while before the video was reported and more than two hours passed before Facebook disabled the suspect's social media account.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 review: so good your eyeballs will pop

The wedge shape is less comfortable to press against your hand and harder to pick up from a surface. It is interesting to see how all of the handsets perform next to each other in the video, with Apple's iPhone and the Galaxy S8 performing well in the tests.

Industry Xiaomi teasers hint at 6GB RAM, dual cameras for Mi 6
Author: 0 Xiaomi teasers hint at 6GB RAM, dual cameras for Mi 6

The images have been posted by 'Machine Friend King (Translated)' and further confirms the presence of dual rear camera setup in the Xiaomi Mi 6. The phone is supposed to be similar to its predecessor, the Mi Max with a 6.4-inch display .

Author: 0 Bucks to face Raptors in Game 1 of the NBA Playoffs

The Bucks have had a great start, but it's a seven games series and Milwaukee has a lot left to prove. The Bucks accomplished one of their main goals of keeping Raptors' All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry in check. Everybody talks about it, starting out here, getting cut, coming back and having an effect on the team now. "Again, paying attention to the details and understanding what's happening is going to be key".

Author: 0 'Fast and Furious 8' sets new PH box-office record

The eighth movie in the " Fast And Furious " franchise had the third biggest domestic April opening, according to records kept by Paul Dergarabedian of industry tracker comScore. Starring Vin Diesel , Dwayne Johnson and Michelle Rodriguez , the rip-roaring action-packed flick sold 1.06 million tickets at 1,467 screens in Korea from Friday to Sunday, raking in 9.1 billion won ($8 million).