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Technology New BMW 8-Series coupe goes to Italy for track testing
Author: 0 New BMW 8-Series coupe goes to Italy for track testing

Semantics aside, the heavily camouflaged test auto is now undergoing intensive testing on a high-speed proving ground in Aprilia, Italy, specifically aimed at improving the new luxury sports-car's driving dynamics on abrasive surfaces, where the tyres will grip tenaciously until they fall victim to the immutable laws of physics and let go without warning.

Technology The Last Jedi Novelization Includes Deleted Scenes, Han Solo's Funeral
Author: 0 The Last Jedi Novelization Includes Deleted Scenes, Han Solo's Funeral

As the latest edition of Lucasfilm's YouTube series The Star Wars Show revealed, however, writer/director Rian Johnson is willing to share some more secrets from a galaxy far, far away. " Rian Johnson and I had an incredible conversation", the author said. I watched the movie with my 11-year-old daughter who is very into serialized storytelling and novels primarily, but she loves the bigger story.

Technology Teenager kills two injures 17 in United States school shooting
Author: 0 Teenager kills two injures 17 in United States school shooting

In fact, his own son, a 16-year-old sophomore, jumped into someone's auto and sped away, then made his way to his dad's office. "No one screamed. It was nearly completely silent as people just ran", said Caporali, 16. "Everyone is just scared. Just terrified for their kids", Mr Garland said. Rip Collins, director of pupil personnel at LaRue County Schools, said the district is in the process of trying out a second layer of security at the recommendation of KCSS.

Technology Trump Says He's Willing To Talk To Mueller Under Oath
Author: 0 Trump Says He's Willing To Talk To Mueller Under Oath

A few months later, President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey , who was in the middle of investigating Russian Federation meddling in the election. A third adviser to the campaign - George Papadopoulos - pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The president's lawyers are negotiating how and when an interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team will happen and a face-to-face interview is a definite possibility.

Technology Patriots coach Bill Belichick speaks about Super Bowl LII preparations
Author: 0 Patriots coach Bill Belichick speaks about Super Bowl LII preparations

Even if they don't beat the Eagles next Sunday, they'll at least have multiple opportunities to get back to the big game. Trump's Twitter storms directed at the National Football League were not the only cloud hanging over the NFL . Whether you're a Twitter user who contributed to this data or not, the news that most North Dakotans won't be cheering for the Eagles in the Super Bowl is shocking.

Author: 0 The iOS 11.3 developer beta is available for download right now

The company is also expanding the Health app's functionality, allowing users to store more health records locally on their devices , while expanding the augmented reality (AR) capabilities delivered through ARKit . The information is encrypted and protected by a passcode to prevent general access, Apple said. ARKit will be able to recognise and place virtual objects on vertical surfaces such as doors and walls aside from horizontal surfaces like chairs and tables.

Technology Nintendo Is Officially Shutting Down Miitomo For Good
Author: 0 Nintendo Is Officially Shutting Down Miitomo For Good

Miitomo , Nintendo's first tentative step into the world of mobile gaming , will be ceasing operations at 7:00PM AEDT on May 9. The sale of additional coins through in-app purchases ended yesterday. Furthermore, all themed icons and clothing items that you get in Miitomo and used on your Nintendo Account or the Super Mario Run game will no longer display after May 9.

Technology Canalys: Xiaomi pips Samsung for first place in India
Author: 0 Canalys: Xiaomi pips Samsung for first place in India

India's smartphone market grew by a modest 6% to about 30 million units, following the seasonal dip as vendors and channel partners take stock after a busy September quarter, analysts at Canalys said, adding that it was in line with their forecasts.

Author: 0 Revenue Approximations Analysis: Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (ATVI)

About 4.95M shares traded. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) touched its 1-Year High price of $72.37 on 01/23/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $38.38 on 02/09/17. Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 sales for $5.83 million activity. On Monday, August 21 the insider Friedman Stacey sold $902,608. (NYSE:JPM) shares with value of $1.84M were sold by BACON ASHLEY.

Technology Samsung Electronics to Suffer $350 Million from US Safeguard Measures on Washers
Author: 0 Samsung Electronics to Suffer $350 Million from US Safeguard Measures on Washers

LG sells about 18% of the washers in the US. "Over the past three to five years, LG and Samsung have been driving washer innovations, more than other brands", says Mark Allwood, a senior market analyst at Consumer Reports. Whirlpool makes about 20,000 washers a day at its Clyde plant, where it employs about 3,000. But the same restriction on the photovoltaic module exports would shave off about 10 to 30 percent of the total exports, since it is a larger industry, they said.

Technology 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' experiments with changes to the blue zone
Author: 0 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' experiments with changes to the blue zone

Fitting 100 players into one island also created issues for players with lower-end PCs, with PUBG not exactly being the most well-optimized game in the first place. "Through the last patch, we were able to improve server and client performance by adjusting the visible distance while the character is in the air", says this Steam Community update .

Technology Ireland handed tasty Nations League group
Author: 0 Ireland handed tasty Nations League group

The four last-placed teams are relegated to League B . Then, only the pick of the other teams in Europe's third tier who had also failed to claim one of the 20 main qualifying places would stand in the way of a back-door route into Euro 2020.

Technology JLR to cut production at Halewood plant amid Brexit uncertainty
Author: 0 JLR to cut production at Halewood plant amid Brexit uncertainty

Industry figures have shown that total United Kingdom vehicle production fell 2% in 2017 while new auto sales in the domestic market were nearly 6% lower. "These changes have been communicated to our workforce", the company said. The Range Rover Evoque has been made at Halewood since 2011 and Discovery Sport since 2014.

Technology RollerCoaster Tycoon is coming to Nintendo Switch (with your help)
Author: 0 RollerCoaster Tycoon is coming to Nintendo Switch (with your help)

By choosing StartEngine as the means to crowdfund, this will allow investors to earn dividends on the game's profits and to receive perks. It's not cheap to secure a seat on the ride, however, with a minimum $250 dollar investment. The Rollercoaster Tycoon title is something of a classic as far as games are concerned, especially back in the day where sim-based games were at its peak (i.e.

Technology Rare aware of Sea of Thieves
Author: 0 Rare aware of Sea of Thieves "too early" closed beta issue

As soon as there is an update, we will let you know what the resolution or fix is. As we said, we haven't confirmed this ourselves yet, so proceed with caution and make sure, if you still want to go back to your digital pre-order after the beta, that you won't lose any deposits if you cancel again.

Technology Now even Ubisoft is making a digital assistant - Meet Sam
Author: 0 Now even Ubisoft is making a digital assistant - Meet Sam

Available from today within the Ubisoft Club app, Sam is on hand to answer questions and try to dynamically interact with your gaming. With Sam, spend more time playing and less time searching! If you're wanting to try Sam out for yourself, you might have to wait a bit - the digital assistant is now in beta in Canada.