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Research Microsoft Rolls Out New Surface Payment, Upgrade Program
Author: 0 Microsoft Rolls Out New Surface Payment, Upgrade Program

Microsoft ( MSFT ) announced on Tuesday that it was starting a new Surface Plus program in the USA aimed at spreading the cost of the tablets over two years. As for businesses, Microsoft's Surface Plus for Business program will let businesses part of the Surface Membership program purchase the latest Surface devices in 18, 24, or 30 month periods.

Research BLU smartphone has spyware pre-installed, say security researchers
Author: 0 BLU smartphone has spyware pre-installed, say security researchers

A report from security firm Kryptowire detailed how select budget Android phones, including ones from Blu, are subject to a hidden backdoor that collects user information and sends it back to China . Because of this revelation, CNET now reports that Amazon has chose to suspend the Miami-based Android company from selling Blu phones on its site.

Research Global warming to reach 'tipping point': scientists predict
Author: 0 Global warming to reach 'tipping point': scientists predict

A new study published on July 31 in Nature Climate Change is the opposite of reassuring when it comes to this math. The study further claims that is extremely unlikely for the planet to remain below the 2-degrees Celsius threshold as set in the Paris climate agreement in 2015 due to global trends in the economy, emissions and population growth.

Research Ford Mustang GT Gains Neighborly 'Quiet Mode' To Tame Unruly Exhaust
Author: 0 Ford Mustang GT Gains Neighborly 'Quiet Mode' To Tame Unruly Exhaust

What he got was an idea for the new Mustang . Many performance cars, including the new Ford Mustang GT , already have a "Sport Exhaust" mode, that lets drivers give the engine an extra roar at the press of a button. Neighborhoods across the country should be thrilled. And that's more important than you think: a recent survey by Ranker.com showed loud engine revving was second only to early-morning lawn mowing among the most annoying noises neighbors make - more so than power tools, ...

Research Apple to invest W3tr in LG's OLED production
Author: 0 Apple to invest W3tr in LG's OLED production

Samsung is now Apple's sole iPhone OLED panel supplier across front- and back-end manufacturing. Huawei has long had its sights set on Apple , and in December previous year was quick to boast that it sold more smartphones than the iPhone maker in 2016 , albeit briefly.

Research Asteroid to test Nasa's 'planetary defence system'
Author: 0 Asteroid to test Nasa's 'planetary defence system'

It is expected to fly past Earth on October 12, and while NASA said it is "absolutely certain" the rock will miss the planet , they are unsure how close it will pass. The asteroid has been out of range of telescopes since 2012. While we know for sure that TC4 is not going to smash into Earth, there's so little astronomers know about its orbit that it's actually a great test subject for strategies that can improve our ability to track and predict near-Earth objects.

Research Lucas di Grassi Crowned New Formula E World Champion; Mahindra Finishes Third
Author: 0 Lucas di Grassi Crowned New Formula E World Champion; Mahindra Finishes Third

The Hong Kong e-prix extravaganza will be held for the second year running on December 2 and 3 and will feature the likeable Brazilian, whose brilliant driving skills were in evidence in the streets of Central's Harbourfront, where he worked his way up the grid from second last to finish second behind race victor, Sebastien Buemi , of Switzerland.

Research The United States gears up for Total Solar Eclipse on 2st August
Author: 0 The United States gears up for Total Solar Eclipse on 2st August

The eclipse will begin in the U.S.at around 10:15 a.m. PDT off the coast of OR and will leave the U.S.at about 2:50 p.m. EDT in SC. The next solar eclipse is expected to happen on September 2, 2035, according to ANAS. The second type is an annular eclipse , this eclipse is when the moon is farthest from the Earth. From our perspective, the moon will cross in front of the sun for several minutes during the middle of the day on Monday, August 21.

Research Microsoft Kills Word Flow Keyboard for iOS
Author: 0 Microsoft Kills Word Flow Keyboard for iOS

Now, Microsoft has put the app out to pasture. The keyboard's description on the Microsoft Garage only reveals that "The Word Flow experiment is now complete!" With swipe typing and a unique arched one-handed mode, Word Flow redefined speed typing on iOS and quickly rocketed to the top of the charts.

Research Los Angeles to host 2028 Summer Olympic Games
Author: 0 Los Angeles to host 2028 Summer Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee is expected to release an official announcement before the end of the day. Bid leaders have predicted that the games will make money, which can be used for youth sports - as was the case after the 1984 Olympics.

Research The Magitek Exosuit is finally available in Final Fantasy XV
Author: 0 The Magitek Exosuit is finally available in Final Fantasy XV

The suits, which add invincibility to the wearer, were held back and subject to redesign due to concerns that they were too similar-looking to the suits in the recent Power Rangers movie. O Partner, My Partner can now be accepted from the Meldacio Hunter HQ after the player has completed chapter 8. The beta is available to both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players.

Research Idea Cellular plans to launch its phone at Rs 2500
Author: 0 Idea Cellular plans to launch its phone at Rs 2500

While explaining the future plans of the firm, Himanshu Kapania said, Idea which now is being merged with its market rival Vodafone, is presently working with the handset industry for cutting down the cost of handsets by minimising the Bill of Material (BoM) rates, which eventually will help it filling the gap with the 4G feature phone prices.

Research First 'Moon' Spotted Outside Our Solar System
Author: 0 First 'Moon' Spotted Outside Our Solar System

In October 2017, the scientists will train the Hubble Space Telescope on the home star of the planet to check if the signal holds up. Dr David Kipping, assistant professor of astronomy at Columbia University in NY, says he has spent "most of his adult life" looking for exomoons.

Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez to ask to leave Arsenal in favour of City move

But the defender said: "I have no ambition [to become a manager] at the minute, because I have no coaching background". "What does it change that you have two years or one year to go?" "He can play a deeper role in that back three because he's got that tactical education from Germany - you can feel that in training".

Author: 0 Trump gets a major bill, and it's Russian Federation sanctions

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has given mixed answers on whether Trump will sign the bill . An official in the White House wouldn't say whether Trump would sign it, saying only that they are reviewing the bill and that the administration supports sanctions against the three countries.

Research Apple removes VPN services from the App Store in China
Author: 0 Apple removes VPN services from the App Store in China

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is removing virtual private network ( VPN ) services from its app store in China, VPN service providers said on Saturday, July 29, accusing the USA tech giant of bowing to pressure from Beijing to comply with stringent cyberspace regulations, according to Reuters.

Research Ancient DNA offers clues to the Canaanites' fate
Author: 0 Ancient DNA offers clues to the Canaanites' fate

The Old Testament claims the Canaanites were the sinful inhabitants of Sodom and Gomorrah, two cities that God destroyed with fire and brimstone, as told in the Book of Genesis. Haber's first mission was to figure out who the Canaanites were, genetically speaking. The Canaanites themselves descended from Stone Age settlers who mixed with newcomers from what is now Iran about 4,000 to 5,000 years ago, the researchers said.

Research Final Fantasy XV Regalia Coming to Forza Horizon 3
Author: 0 Final Fantasy XV Regalia Coming to Forza Horizon 3

Those who have played Final Fantasy 15 on the Xbox One or Xbox One S by 1st August 2017 will also be sent through the Xbox Live messaging system a download code to redeem the Regalia in Forza Horizon 3 . The Regalia gives Forza Horizon 3 players the chance to experience true automotive royalty. The team at Square Enix found inspiration for the Regalia's design from real-world models like the Cadillac Ciel concept auto and the Maybach Exelero.

Research See all 14 weapon types in Monster Hunter
Author: 0 See all 14 weapon types in Monster Hunter

Each weapon is introduced by a brief video, but since there are fourteen of them it's still a pretty nice chunk of footage that Monster Hunter veterans will probably enjoy thoroughly. With Monster Hunter : World , since it's on the current-gen platforms, we've likely never seen a better looking Monster Hunter title before it.

Research Dragon Quest XI Heads West In 2018
Author: 0 Dragon Quest XI Heads West In 2018

Are you happy to finally get news of Dragon Quest XI coming to the west? The announcement was made by Dragon Quest creator Yuji Hori himself in a video message on Twitter while he confirmed that the game will be localized in multiple languages.

Research All-New Rolls-Royce Phantom unveiled
Author: 0 All-New Rolls-Royce Phantom unveiled

Technology also includes four-wheel steering for better low-speed maneuvering and high-speed stability. Built on an all-new platform, the new Phantom welcomes a weight saving all-aluminium spaceframe that is around 30% more rigid than that underneath the outgoing model.

Research Moto Z2 Play for $5/month (or $120 Total)
Author: 0 Moto Z2 Play for $5/month (or $120 Total)

Finally, being part of Motorola's Z-branded phones means the Z2 Play fully supports Moto Mods , which make the phone somewhat modular in that you can attach and remove them at will. The smartphone also comes equipped with a 5-megapixels front shooter that is tagged along with other utilities such as an 85-degree wide-angle lens.

Research Amazon's Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person briefly
Author: 0 Amazon's Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person briefly

Gates, 61, who built his fortune through Microsoft , has always been among the world's richest and had held the top spot since May 2013. Bezos also owns The Washington Post and the space exploration company Blue Origin , which he founded and funds with the sale of $1 billion in Amazon stock each year, according to The New York Times .

Research Solar Eclipse 2017: What will you see from your ZIP code?
Author: 0 Solar Eclipse 2017: What will you see from your ZIP code?

The rest will get a smaller percentage of the solar eclipse. The most recent solar eclipse in North America was in 2008, when the moon cast its shadow over the most northern part of the continent and the Arctic Circle. The next one we are scheduled to witness in the United Kingdom will be on June 10, 2021, although it will just be a partial eclipse. Ancient Chinese and Indonesians, as well as the Roman and Greeks, believed that a dragon ate the sun, while in Siberia a vampire was thought to ...

Research The end is nigh: Adobe to disable Flash Player by 2020
Author: 0 The end is nigh: Adobe to disable Flash Player by 2020

Adobe purchased Flash in 2005 when it acquired Macromedia. Are you a frequent user of Adobe's Flash? The petition adds that the idea was "not to save Flash Player but to open source Flash!" At that time, it was believed that 98 percent of computers in peoples homes had Flash installed on them.

Research Of America Purchases 15 Shares of Southwest Airlines Company (LUV)
Author: 0 Of America Purchases 15 Shares of Southwest Airlines Company (LUV)

Now have a look at past performance (weekly performance to year to date performance) how Southwest Airlines Co . It closed at $58.82 lastly. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: "Geode Capital Management LLC Boosts Stake in Southwest Airlines Company (NYSE: LUV )" was first published by Community Financial News and is owned by of Community Financial News.

Research Tighter security measures being rolled out to airport checkpoints nationwide
Author: 0 Tighter security measures being rolled out to airport checkpoints nationwide

Acknowledging that terrorism has not abated, Kelly began the original initiative in late June, stating that the United States will not stand by and ignore threats. TSA announced Wednesday all carry-on electronics larger than a cell phone will be required to be screened separately from other items at USA airports, according to CNN.

Research New IPod Touch Refreshes With Lower Price
Author: 0 New IPod Touch Refreshes With Lower Price

It has even decided that there's no need to offer the 64GB storage option anymore. Apple is offering new the iPod touch as the only iPod there is. Apple is also selling a 128GB model of the iPod touch for $299. Apple should have weighed in on the Baby Driver movie producers to give Ansel Elgort a new iPod touch, and not the old ones with click wheel.

Research Gionee launches A1 Plus priced at Rs 26999
Author: 0 Gionee launches A1 Plus priced at Rs 26999

Powered by a 4GB RAM, The A1 enables smooth multitasking and easy operation, while 64GB internal storage (Expandable up to 256GB) provide ample storage space. Storage is the main criteria everyone will be looking for, here the latest Gionee mobile offering the facility to store internally up to 64 GB and if the user feels that the memory is not sufficient then they can even expand the memory further up to 256 GB.

Research Overwatch League Player Contracts and Details Announced
Author: 0 Overwatch League Player Contracts and Details Announced

All team members will also enjoy the benefit of employer-sponsored health insurance and a retirement plan. Fifty percent of money from team performance bonuses-like winning an event-will go directly to the players. Reporting systems are paramount to multiplayer games like Overwatch . "By the same token, the Overwatch League does not preclude eligible players from joining any League team because of previous team affiliation".

Research Walmart is Officially Cancelling All SNES Classic Pre-Orders
Author: 0 Walmart is Officially Cancelling All SNES Classic Pre-Orders

Nintendo is following up the success of the NES Classic Edition with the upcoming release of the Super NES Classic Edition . If you see a "pending" transaction for the amount of the product, it will fall off soon enough and those funds will be available to use again.

Research 14-year-old survivor of livestreamed crash mourns victim
Author: 0 14-year-old survivor of livestreamed crash mourns victim

There were two more passengers in the vehicle. Ceja told investigators she thought Sanchez may have been in shock when she started recording after the crash, the reports say. She said she expected to spend the rest of her life in prison but doesn't care. Look, I f-- love my sister to death. She speaks calmly at first in the video and then grows increasingly emotional.

Research New batch of Google Pixel 2 renders and a video arrive
Author: 0 New batch of Google Pixel 2 renders and a video arrive

The devices in the renders clearly adhere to Google's design language, featuring that unmistakable two-piece back plate, and circular rear fingerprint scanner. The Pixel 2 is said to sport a dimension ratio of 145.3 x 69.3 x 7.8 mm, while the Pixel XL 2 will feature a dimension ratio of 157.6 x 76.3 x 7.9 mm.

Research Rayman Legends hits Switch in September with some new features
Author: 0 Rayman Legends hits Switch in September with some new features

That being said, the company did confirm today that Rayman Legends Definitive Edition is indeed releasing on Nintendo Switch September 12. Rayman Legends Definitive Edition has a number of new features. If you're playing on an undocked Switch, the game supports touchscreen controls for purposes such as moving platforms, cutting ropes and defeating enemies.