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Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group agreed on Friday to purchase stakes of 49.9% in Proton Holdings of Malaysia and 51% in Lotus of the United Kingdom, both owned by Malaysian automotive group DRB-Hicom, for a total of $235 million.
  • AMD's Radeon RX Vega graphics cards likely won't launch until August

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    This years AMD's stock price have been climbing rapidly after successfully releasing its ryzen cpu but AMD's stock prices have tumbled after announcing poor earnings and after misleading people on contract with intel. But information about high-end desktop processors is not the only news AMD had to share at this year's Computex. Threadripper will likely see a lot of use with high-performance PCIe-based NVMe SSDs and compute workloads with all those lanes, but maybe Thunderbolt 3 supprot too, ...
  • XE Project 8 will be Jag's hottest street vehicle ever

    XE Project 8 will be Jag's hottest street vehicle ever

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    Unlike the Giulia QV's twin-turbocharged Ferrari-derived V-6 engine, the Jaguar XE SV Project 8 is backed by Jaguar's now ubiquitous 5.0-liter supercharged V-8 engine. The team is very enthusiastic and is committed to the creation of a thrilling experience for the driver. The XE SV Project 8 will be a worthy competitor to BMW M3.
  • Google 2.0 Euphrates to Make Daydream Even More Social

    Google 2.0 Euphrates to Make Daydream Even More Social

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    It'll be working with HTC and Lenovo to create the headsets, which will work without the need for any cables, PCs or peripherals. WorldSense also builds on Google's Tango technology for augmented reality, which allows devices to track motion and understand distances and their position.
  • Hayden's condition remains 'unchanged, still extremely critical'

    Hayden's condition remains 'unchanged, still extremely critical'

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    Hayden, nicknamed the "Kentucky Kid", won the 2006 MotoGP world title before moving to the Superbike World Championship for the 2016 season. Hayden, who was in Italy following a race at nearby Imola, was transported to a local hospital following the incident on the Rimini coast, before being transferred to Cesena.
  • Android Go is Google's stripped-down OS for cheap phones

    Android Go is Google's stripped-down OS for cheap phones

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    Google Lens is a new Google product that works through a smartphone's camera pretty much the way Samsung's digital assistant, the non-starter Bixby, does. Google also announced that they are bringing Google Assistant to iphones to provide an alternative to Siri. Google will also let you share whole photo libraries with others.
  • Watch the launch trailer for Injustice 2

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    Finally, new social experiences have been built into the game, with players able to form guilds of up to 50 players, where they can fight, battle, and earn new gear through daily and weekly cooperative objects exclusive to guild gameplay. The creative team at NetherRealm have reached their apex of expression with this game, and it's hard to believe that this isn't running on a more modern engine.
  • Social Security Administration releases most popular baby names list

    Social Security Administration releases most popular baby names list

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    Each year, the Social Security Administration breaks down the findings by top overall, for the decade, by state and USA territories, and change in popularity. This year's winners for biggest jump in popularity in the Top 1,000 are Kehlani and Kylo . Kehlani jumped 2,487 spots to No. 872. For girls, it was Kehlani , as in Kehlani Parrish, a singer and songwriter nominated for a Grammy in 2016.
  • Microsoft unveils Windows 10 S for its Surface laptops

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    But what's most surprising is it's IO - Microsoft has opted for standard USB ports on this guy rather USB-C which is obviously the future. The latest OS is essentially Microsoft's answer to Chrome OS. At an event on Tuesday, Microsoft unveiled a glossy new laptop and an updated version of Windows 10 meant to appeal to students and educators. Yesterday, Microsoft announced Windows 10 S as an alternative OS primarily for upcoming budget PCs that are aimed at the education market.
  • Opera 45 goes social with sidebars for Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Telegram

    Opera 45 goes social with sidebars for Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Telegram

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    Lastly, Opera Reborn also comes with some security and performance improvements created to enhance the overall experience. These sidebar widgets are unique to Opera , and something not present in any other browser . Opera Reborn is available for free for Windows, Mac and Linux. By default, Opera shows the Messenger and WhatsApp icons when you enable the new messaging feature.
  • Minecraft for Nintendo Switch Delayed Release

    Minecraft for Nintendo Switch Delayed Release

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    Fans would want to know if any of these partners will actually put out a game on the new console, and E3 2017 will be the flawless time to bring out Nintendo Switch's big guns. Fans can watch all of the content on Nintendo's dedicated video stream , which will run from the floor starting June 13 through to June 15. Immediately following the Spotlight, another Nintendo Treehouse event starts.
  • Coal is Done, Says Warren Buffett

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    Aside from not being tech-savvy, Buffett said he always felt Amazon shares always "looked expensive". Shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that would have required Berkshire to disclose its political contributions twice a year.
  • Snowdrop Based Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle RPG Leaked Gameplay Details

    Snowdrop Based Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle RPG Leaked Gameplay Details

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    Ubisoft's Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle will be a turn-based RPG supporting two-players in local co-op. - Picture courtesy of NintendoTOKYO, May 3 - The Nintendo Switch console's second major game release , Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, has become the franchise's fastest-selling title in USA history and the UK's first number one Mario game since 2012.
  • Express Wi-Fi by Facebook

    Express Wi-Fi by Facebook

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    The company also insists on the fact that the program will bring economic empowerment to the local service providers who can earn a steady income by reselling internet to their neighbors, with Facebook providing the software for doing that.
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC revealed by Nintendo

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    There's no new information on what the second DLC pack includes, with the original announcement confirming only a new original story, new dungeon, and "additional challenges". In addition, floating planks held aloft by balloons will be scattered around Hyrule. The player can transport to that point at any time. There's also a Korok Mask to discover hidden in a treasure chest.
  • India seeks consular access to Jadhav, Pakistan denies request

    India seeks consular access to Jadhav, Pakistan denies request

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    India on Wednesday handed over to Pakistan, a letter of appeal from the mother of former naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court on espionage charges. "This was absolutely a demonstration by the Army to which the Army as a foundation said we won't trade off on his sentence", he said. According to sub-clause 3 of the Pakistan army Act's section 133B, the decision of the Court of the Appeals "shall be final and shall not be called in question before ...
  • Nintendo Will Host Splatoon 2 Tournament at E3 This Year

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    Q4 is ALWAYS the biggest sales period for console makers. One reason behind the Switch's strong start is that unlike its predecessor Wii U, the console has a long list of game titles from independent studios because Nintendo made the Switch compatible with publicly available game development platforms from the start, said Hirokazu Hamamura, a director at Kadokawa Dwango Corp (9468.T), which publishes games magazines.
  • Uber takes to the skies with next ride-hailing project

    Uber takes to the skies with next ride-hailing project

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    Uber thinks that buying flying automobiles is important to safeguarding its company, and pictures full-blown operations of a flying vehicle network introducing in 2023. The company thinks it can offer rides in flying vehicles for about the exact same price as an UberX ride. After launching the 2017-2021 digital strategy, Mattar Al Tayer, director general and chairman of RTA said: "Safety is our priority".