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Sci-tech Fiat Punto Gets Zero Stars In Euro NCAP Crash Test
Author: 0 Fiat Punto Gets Zero Stars In Euro NCAP Crash Test

The Punto is not now sold as a new auto in New Zealand. The list includes Toyota Yaris , Toyota Aygo , Alfa Romeo Giulietta , Ford's C-MAX and Grand C-MAX, Opel Karl , Fiat Punto and DS 3. The relaunched Punto supermini is the first vehicle to score zero stars since NCAP testing began 20 years ago. Those who do not keep their cars up to the latest standards get left behind and are at increased risk, as these results clearly show.

Sci-tech Reddit announces partnership with Bing and Microsoft for AI tools
Author: 0 Reddit announces partnership with Bing and Microsoft for AI tools

Microsoft also is working on a new tool called Acronyms that will be part of Word Online starting in 2018 , which will sift through Office documents and emails to help users find definitions of acronyms specific to their companies. Microsoft says it is using machine-reading comprehension that runs on Project Brainwave on Intel field programmable gate arrays to read, analyze and understand all this information and to validate answers across multiple sources.

Sci-tech Crytek Sues Star Citizen Developer Over Copyright Infringement
Author: 0 Crytek Sues Star Citizen Developer Over Copyright Infringement

FarCry and Crysis developer Crytek filed paperwork with the California Central District Court today to bring a lawsuit against Roberts Space Industries and Cloud Imperium Games, the developers of Star Citizen . Crytek is seeking direct damages that "substantially" exceed US$75,000, alongside a number of other damages and injunctions. Freyermuth had represented Crytek in similar negotiations with third parties in the past.

Author: 0 New Nokia 6 spotted on TENAA, may be announced in China soon

The main camera is expected to feature 12 MP shooter with 4K video recording capability and an 8 MP selfie shooter with 1080p video recording capability. The smartphone is expected to offer either Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 Octa-core SoC, paired with 3 GB or 4 GB RAM with 32 GB or 64 GB onboard flash storage with a dedicated micro SD card slot.

Sci-tech Nintendo Aims To Release Mobile Games Faster With New Collaborations
Author: 0 Nintendo Aims To Release Mobile Games Faster With New Collaborations

The first game, Miitomo , was pushed back from October that year to 2016 and all other subsequent releases except for Super Mario Run saw a delay in some respect before launch. In 2015, Nintendo partnered with DeNA to start bringing its IPs and games to smartphones. The strategy seems to pay off, too. WSJ also reports that Nintendo has been in contact with GungHo Online Entertainment, the creators of the Puzzles and Dragons mobile game but a GungHo spokeswoman denied that talks with ...

Sci-tech She-Ra Netflix Reboot: Lumberjanes Co-Creator Noelle Stevenson To Helm
Author: 0 She-Ra Netflix Reboot: Lumberjanes Co-Creator Noelle Stevenson To Helm

Executive produced by Noelle Stevenson ( Lumberjanes , Nimona ), the series will be an updated version of the '80s She-Ra: Princess Of Power, which was a spin off of He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe . So, get ready for a never-ending game of kickball and an ice cream truck with infinite flavors. They will do whatever it takes to keep Harvey Street the best block to never grow up on and transform every afternoon into a wild adventure.

Author: 0 Shares Of The Walt Disney Company (DIS) bought By MATSCHULLAT ROBERT W

Aureus Asset Management Llc decreased Disney Walt Co Com Disney ( DIS ) stake by 34.38% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. About 8.10M shares traded or 3.83% up from the average. Charter Trust accumulated 27,583 shares or 0.35% of the stock. Claar Advisors Llc owns 389,099 shares or 3.39% of their United States portfolio. (NASDAQ:TICC).

Sci-tech Facebook opens AR Studio and 'World Effects' up to developers
Author: 0 Facebook opens AR Studio and 'World Effects' up to developers

Augmented Reality is taking the world by storm, from fun apps on the iPhone to Google's Tango, nearly everyone can now access the different types of AR apps and software out there. Facebook is still trying to bring its vision for AR into the mainstream. To get started with World Effect, simply open the camera in your Messenger app and scroll to the type of 3D image you'd like to drop in the scene - currently, you can choose from a heart, an arrow, a robot, several different word bubbles, ...

Sci-tech Best Times to Watch the Geminids: The Year's Best Meteor Shower
Author: 0 Best Times to Watch the Geminids: The Year's Best Meteor Shower

SET your alarm for about 3am and go outside to catch a glimpse of what is tipped to be one of the best meteor showers of the year. Having an asteroid as the foundation of a meteor shower provides an excellent source of dust grains that will burn up as they dive into the Earth's atmosphere, according to NASA.

Sci-tech Apple allows developers to make apps available for pre-order
Author: 0 Apple allows developers to make apps available for pre-order

Developers can put out their apps on App Store for pre-order, 90 days in advance. Now Apple is joining in and allowing iOS , macOS, and tvOS apps to be pre-ordered. Only upon downloading of the app will they be properly charged. The developer can post their app in Apple's App Store roughly ninety days before they actually plan on launching it.

Sci-tech Atari announces pre-order date for the Ataribox
Author: 0 Atari announces pre-order date for the Ataribox

The device will be sold in stores for between $250 and $300. According to an Atari press release , preorders will be available through the Indiegogo crowdfunding platform. Atari has not released specific game titles yet, but the company states there will be a large back-catalog of classic games and current titles from a range of studios.

Sci-tech Trump wants to send USA astronauts back to the moon
Author: 0 Trump wants to send USA astronauts back to the moon

The White House reports the US will work with other countries and private companies in achieving these goals and utilizing the tech needed for manned missions to Mars and throughout the solar system. Monday likewise denotes the commemoration of the Apollo 17 mission in 1972, the last human voyage to the moon. Only 12 men have set foot on the moon, all have been Americans.

Sci-tech NASA's Juno probe unravels Jupiter's Great Red Spot roots
Author: 0 NASA's Juno probe unravels Jupiter's Great Red Spot roots

Scott Bolton, from the Southwest Research Institute. While it certainly looks cool, the animation highlights a new and pretty unbelievable fact which is that not only is the Great Red Spot fantastically wide but that its roots extend 50 to 100 times deeper than our own oceans on Earth.

Sci-tech New Skins and more revealed
Author: 0 New Skins and more revealed

Also on tap for the event are new legendary skins, many of which Kaplan held close to the vest. But we know what you really want: presents! 2016's winter skins cost 1000 credits for Legendary, 250 for Epic, 75 for Rare, and 25 for Common.

Sci-tech How to Use Instagram's Newest Featuring: Following Hashtags
Author: 0 How to Use Instagram's Newest Featuring: Following Hashtags

The hashtag has become ubiquitous at this point, especially on platforms like Instagram . It's an excellent way to keep track of topics that interest you, and it allows you to see the best content across multiple different fields without having to follow specific creators.

Sci-tech Facebook to overhaul Irish tax scheme
Author: 0 Facebook to overhaul Irish tax scheme

Wehner said Facebook would implement the change throughout 2018 and aim to complete it by the first half of 2019. The move will affect how Facebook pays taxes in Germany, France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Norway, Poland, and Sweden.

Sci-tech Interstellar asteroid scanned for signs of alien life
Author: 0 Interstellar asteroid scanned for signs of alien life

For about 10 hours starting Wednesday afternoon, the 2.3-acre dish of the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope will be trained on 'Oumuamua, the unusual, elongated asteroid that appears to have dropped in from outside our solar system, swung around the sun and is already on its way out.

Sci-tech Nokia 6 2018 Reportedly passed through TENNA in China
Author: 0 Nokia 6 2018 Reportedly passed through TENNA in China

Thanks to the same screen real estate, the fingerprint scanner on the device will be moved to the back, placed between the Nokia logo and rear camera. Coming to the pricing, the smartphone will retail anywhere between $250 to $300 and expected to announce on CES in January 2018. Likewise, the new Nokia 6 may also fall under the budget phone category - however, there are no official word on the same as of yet.

Sci-tech Apple buys Shazam, deal reportedly worth $400 million
Author: 0 Apple buys Shazam, deal reportedly worth $400 million

Since its launch on App Store, the app remains the most popular app on for iOS. "We have exciting plans in store, and we look forward to combining with Shazam upon approval of today's agreement", said Apple . If anything, you can expect it to get even better, perhaps with the integration into Apple Music, where iPhone users can similarly identify songs playing in the background alongside the artists' names, among other things, just like what Now Playing is offering Google Pixel 2 users.

Sci-tech Geminids this Wednesday 'could be a really dynamite show'
Author: 0 Geminids this Wednesday 'could be a really dynamite show'

Rather than look directly at Gemini, which will limit your view to meteors that don't travel far, look around the constellation to see meteors with longer tails. The Geminids meteor shower is considered the best meteor shower of the year because it is the most consistent and active annual meteor shower which can be seen from nearly any point on Earth.

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy S9 will have an improved 3MP Iris Scanning camera sensor
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 will have an improved 3MP Iris Scanning camera sensor

And since Samsung is one of the leading players in tech, there is no doubt that there are plenty of expectations on the upcoming Galaxy S9 . That doesn't narrow it down to a Samsung device in and of itself, but the firm's press release went one further by saying "with the industry quickly shifting to bezel-free OLED infinity displays, the natural placement of the fingerprint sensor is in the display itself".

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