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Science Tokyo 2017: Subaru WRX STI S208 - 329 PS, 432 Nm
Author: 0 Tokyo 2017: Subaru WRX STI S208 - 329 PS, 432 Nm

While not implying directly that the study previews the next-generation WRX STI performance sedan, Subaru says the concept "conveys the concept of driving enjoyment that Subaru will continue to pursue". Subaru's WRX STI can be had with more power and quicker responses in Japan with the launch of the S208 Special Edition. The design captures the company's "Dynamic X Solid" philosophy, with a low centre of gravity thanks to carbon fibre elements in the bumper bars, guards, roof, and exhaust ...

Science Cisco, Google Join Forces on Hybrid Cloud
Author: 0 Cisco, Google Join Forces on Hybrid Cloud

As with so many partnership announcements, especially in the enterprise space, the companies remained pretty vague as to what exactly their combined solution will look like, but both Cisco and Google told me that the general idea here is to help bring the power of the cloud to their customers' on-premise environments.

Science IPhone X Face ID sacrificed specs to save production
Author: 0 IPhone X Face ID sacrificed specs to save production

Most of the problem lies in the sensor used for the handset's Face ID , as production yields for the dot projector that serves as the backbone of the sensor have been low. To boost the number of usable dot projectors and accelerate production, Apple relaxed some of the specifications for Face ID, according to a different person with knowledge of the process.

Author: 0 Are trees devolving? Ancient trees were MUCH more complicated, scientists reveal

Some modern trees have a xylem that travels up the center of the trunk, while others have ones that are embedded in a spongy tissue throughout the trunk. "The tree simultaneously ripped its skeleton apart and collapsed under its own weight while staying alive and growing upwards and outwards to become the dominant plant of its day", Chris Berry, who coauthored a study on the fossils in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , said in a statement .

Author: 0 Apple buys Kiwi wireless charging developer PowerbyProxi

PowerbyProxi has gained global plaudits for its development of wireless charging systems based on the Wireless Power Consortium's Future Qi wireless standard. The acquisition comes after Apple jumped into the wireless-charging fray last month with the introduction of the new iPhone X , iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus .

Author: 0 Michael Appleton plays down talk over Leicester City job

And Gray stated although Leicester know that Leeds are a resilient team, the Foxes are confident about progressing to the next round of the EFL Cup at the expense of the Yorkshire giants. Grot then moved in on goal at the other end before firing wide but Leicester's excellent Gray was then only denied by the crossbar after unleashing a fierce effort from 25 yards two minutes before the break.

Science Metal Gear Survive Releases in February, Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed
Author: 0 Metal Gear Survive Releases in February, Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed

Metal Gear Survive takes a pretty different approach to the series than previous games have and is the first Metal Gear game that's been made since Hideo Kojima split from Konami. Although the game will also be released for the PC, these release dates for that platform will not coincide with the console versions, even though Konami reps have said otherwise in the past .

Science Some new Pixel phones reported to emit a high-pitched sound
Author: 0 Some new Pixel phones reported to emit a high-pitched sound

Google Lens was introduced earlier this month at Google's launch event for the Pixel 2. What is visible in the tweet could also be another phenomenon called "image retention", which is also known as "ghosting". Google is having a rough time of it with its new Pixel smartphones, following on from the equally bad experience it had with the well-reviewed, but lacking in sales, first edition Pixel past year.

Science Einstein note on happy living sells for US$1.56m at auction
Author: 0 Einstein note on happy living sells for US$1.56m at auction

Gal Wiener, CEO of the auction house, said Einstein told the bellboy that because of his fame, the handwritten note "will probably be worth more than a regular tip". The notes hold no scientific value, however they could reflect a relatively unknown aspect of Einstein's psyche, his emotional thinking. Winner's Auctions and Exhibitions in Jerusalem organised the sale of the note, along with another which he wrote at the same time saying "Where there's a will there's a way" (this one seems ...

Author: 0 New Google Framework Extends Gmail With Partner Solutions

The functionality was originally introduced in a developers preview earlier this year , so add-ons aren't entirely new. The apps work natively within Gmail, meaning that you won't have to leave your inbox to get any work done. Available add-ons in today's release include: Asana for communication; Dialpad for messaging or calling colleagues; DocuSign for signing and executing contracts, agreements and other documents; Hire for managing candidate information and uploading resumes; Intuit ...

Author: 0 PACCAR Inc. (PCAR) to Release Earnings on Tuesday

UBS maintained it with "Buy" rating and $82.0 target in Tuesday, October 3 report. The biggest holder now is James C. Pigott who owns 10,777,936 shares (3.07% of those outstanding), whilst Mark C. The stock was sold at an average price of $67.89, for a total transaction of $189,141.54. It worsened, as 20 investors sold ANI Pharmaceuticals Inc shares while 42 reduced holdings.

Science South Park: The Fractured But Whole offers a free trial
Author: 0 South Park: The Fractured But Whole offers a free trial

All player progress will be saved and carried over should they decide to purchase the full game. The trial run for the game does come with a couple of restrictions, but it should still be more than enough time to get a feel for what the game has to offer.

Author: 0 Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX)'s RSI Reaches Overbought Range

FBN Securities now has a $40.00 price target on the data storage provider's stock, up from their prior price target of $32.00. Several research firms have issued reports on STX . The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 4th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be issued a dividend of $0.63 per share.

Science Karbonn Launches Titanium Jumbo For Rs 6490
Author: 0 Karbonn Launches Titanium Jumbo For Rs 6490

The device has been launched in two color variants - Black and Champagne and is available for purchase all over the country. The company has priced Titanium Jumbo at Rs 7,490, though Karbonn did mention that the smartphone will be launched at Rs 6,490 after a discount of Rs 1,000.

Science Ukraine cyber police chief says Ukraine hit by 'Badrabbit' malware
Author: 0 Ukraine cyber police chief says Ukraine hit by 'Badrabbit' malware

Another Petya variant known as NotPetya , was responsible for a global cyber-attack in June 2017 that also initially started with attacks against the Ukraine. "However we can not confirm it is related to [NotPetya]". The top executive, however, did not provide evidence to back his claims. In May, the "WannaCry" ransomware attack forced hospitals, factories and businesses around the world to shut down because they could not access critical computer systems.

Science A Holdout Just Joined The Paris Climate Agreement
Author: 0 A Holdout Just Joined The Paris Climate Agreement

Yesterday, Reuters reported that the Latin American government had issued an official statement confirming it now planned to sign up to the Paris Agreement. "It is time for Nicaragua to sign the Paris agreement", said Rosario Murillo, Nicaragua's vice president, as quoted by The Guardian. Whereas Nicaragua, a nation believed to be at particular risk from climate change, strives to pursue green energy initiatives, producing more than 50 percent of its electricity from geothermal, wind, ...

Science Nokia to launch new device in India on October 31st
Author: 0 Nokia to launch new device in India on October 31st

It has been reported that more than 1,20,000 registrations have been made for the device on JD.com while Suning receiving over 30,000 registrations. To quickly recap, the Nokia 7 features a 5.2-inch 1080p LCD display, a 16-megapixel rear camera, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The Nokia 7's standout feature is its "dual-sight" technology, which lets you take pictures and videos using the front and rear cameras simultaneously.