Honda Clarity Now Available as a Fully Electric and Plug-In Hybrid Model

17 Apr, 2017

This delivers a maximum output of 181 horsepower and 232 lb-ft of torque and relies on the help of a 17-kWh battery pack and a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine acting as a generator. Being a hybrid, it will offer drivers greater flexibility in fuel choices. The four-door has four selectable modes - Normal, Econ, Sport, and HV - which change the vehicle's dynamics depending on how adventurous or efficient you want to drive.

US sends dozens of troops to Somalia, 1st time in decades

16 Apr, 2017

In October 1993, during the Battle of Mogadishu (the Black Hawk Down incident), 18 USA soldiers were killed and 73 wounded, with a pair of Black Hawk helicopters shot down. They have threatened a "merciless" war against the new administration of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, a dual US-Somali citizen who goes by the nickname Farmajo.

Despite The Delay, the iPhone 8 Brings Good News As Well

13 Apr, 2017

Recalling a report from last week , Apple is reportedly facing some technical issues relating to the lamination process of curved OLED panels and delayed adoption of a 3D sensing system which is why the availability of the 5.8-inch iPhone 8 might be delayed a few weeks.

Apple is developing in-house power management chips, German analyst reports

13 Apr, 2017

The chip is said to be under development in California and Munich, with reports claiming that Apple is trying hard to recruit top engineers from Dialog to work in Munich. Apple is using the same tactic with both companies, assuming the Bankhaus Lampe report is right: Hire away the talent you need from a supply partner to make your own version of the same chip.

What the Samsung S8 means for the iPhone 8

12 Apr, 2017

Samsung's latest financial report revealed the Seoul-based tech giant is looking to build an entire ecosystem around Bixby , specifically stating the digital assistant will eventually be making its way to more smartphones and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

Instagram Direct combines disappearing videos and standard text threads

12 Apr, 2017

This just goes to show you: Instagram Stories will likely be Facebook's most popular alternative to using Snapchat . However, once that content has been viewed, you'll see a little notice saying that something was sent and whether you'd like to view it again.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is world's quickest SUV

12 Apr, 2017

Jeep will launch the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk in the United States towards the end of 2017, but it is too soon to talk about an India launch. Jeep has upgraded the TorqueFlite eight-speed torque converter automatic transmission and other driveline components to handle the additional torque output.

Nioh PvP Update and Dragon of the North Set for May 2

11 Apr, 2017

Additionally, the online versus mode will also be available on the same day, but no further details were shared on that for now. More information regarding the specific release dates for the game's upcoming DLC will be coming soon, so be sure to stay tuned.

Twitter challenges U.S. order for anti-Trump user records

07 Apr, 2017

Online Chat: DJ Kachman, the Veterans Affairs Department's director of mobile and security technology transformation lead, on April 10, at 1 p.m. In its description, @ ALT_USCIS says that it does not express the views of DHS or the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Prosecutors: Facebook assault victim was threatened with dog

06 Apr, 2017

The 14-year-old boy is accused of telling the victim she could "have sex the easy way or the hard way", according to the Associated Press . Appearing in court for the first time, the eighth-grader is charged with four counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, three counts of manufacturing child pornography and three counts of dissemination.

Derrick Rose to have knee surgery again, miss rest of season

03 Apr, 2017

The Knicks announced the knee will require arthroscopy, and it will be Rose's fourth surgery to either knee. Rose missed his third straight game Sunday against Boston. Traded to NY last June with Justin Holiday for Robin Lopez and Jerian Grant when the Bulls made a decision to cut ties with the Chicago native, Rose's current season got off to a shaky start while he successfully defended himself in civil court against sexual assault allegations brought by a former girlfriend.

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey departs Facebook

31 Mar, 2017

Luckey has been largely absent from public view for the past several months, following a Daily Beast piece revealing his involvement with the pro-Trump group Nimble America. A Texas jury found that Luckey failed to comply with a non-disclosure agreement and the company infringed on copyright. We're not sure what the specific reason is, but Luckey, who helped put virtual reality on the map, will soon part ways with both Oculus and Facebook.

The new Xbox One dashboard and guide is out today

30 Mar, 2017

The new Guide contains the most commonly used - and useful - features such as Games and Apps, the Xbox One Games Store and your Pins. As well as streaming to Beam, you'll also be able to watch streamers through the new Xbox Beam app. "Cortana will also appear as an overlay on your screen, allowing you to set reminders and alarms, access Party controls, and play music with simple voice controls".

Ford recalling 441000 vehicles over engine fires, faulty door latches

30 Mar, 2017

About 208,584 of the affected vehicles are in the US and federalized territories, 21,854 are in Canada and 318 are in Mexico. A lack of coolant circulation could cause the engine to overheat, causing a crack in the cylinder head, according to Ford .

Half Of Google Android Devices Didn't Get A Security Update In 2016

27 Mar, 2017

Our guide to the best Android O new features shows you how to get started with Google's big 2017 Android update. A few days back Google announced that its Google Assistant, the AI based feature would be available for all Android devices.

Hold up: Han Solo's real name might not actually be Han Solo?

25 Mar, 2017

Iger's hints about the story sound intriguing: we'll learn how Solo and wookie pal Chewbacca met and teamed up, plus discover the provenance of "a certain vehicle" - presumably the Millennium Falcon . Talking in an interview with Collider , the 55-year-old touched on the film's co-directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller and explained why he thinks the filmmaking duo could end up trumping all of the other Star Wars movies with this one.

Senate quashes an Obama-era regulation to protect your privacy online

24 Mar, 2017

Senate Republicans on Thursday voted along party lines to gut the FCC's broadband privacy regulations . It remains to be seen whether their colleagues in the House of Representatives and Donald Trump feel the same way. The FCC declined to comment on the Senate vote. "By passing the CRA resolution striking down the FCC's October privacy surprise, the Senate took a first step toward restoring a balanced privacy framework across the Internet", said High Tech Forum founder Richard Bennett.

EBay launches guaranteed three-day delivery in US

22 Mar, 2017

Typically, Amazon doesn't guarantee delivery within a specific timeframe, however, so eBay's service is a bit different. Beginning in the US this summer, eBay will allow some sellers to offer a "3 days or less" option, which will enable buyers to filter search results by items that promise delivery within a set period of time.

Microsoft reveals fancy new Xbox One controller

22 Mar, 2017

The Xbox One controller has went through a few iterations over the last several years. Microsoft has announced a swell new Xbox One wireless controller design that should be ideal for gamers suiting up for their next FPS campaign . Also, the custom button mapping feature is available through the Xbox Accessories App. Ever since the Pro controller came out, I thought that Xbox One needed something in the middle.

Middle East Airlines Hit By Secretive US Ban On Passengers' Electronic Devices

21 Mar, 2017

Royal Jordanian said it was following "instructions from the concerned U.S. departments" and would ban "laptops, cameras, DVD players, and electronic games" from the flight cabins. Royal Jordanian Airlines didn't specify which US departments instructed this ban, or specify whether the ban was temporary or permanent. CNN's Jon Ostrower reports that more than a dozen airlines are affected by these new procedures, but it's unclear which airlines we're actually talking about.

Nintendo Switch Production to Double

18 Mar, 2017

Even with Nintendo's plan to ship 2 million Nintendo Switch units in March, the console is still hard to find at retailers, seemingly sold out nearly everywhere. PS4 sold more than 13.5 million units in its first year. Several more game titles are lined up for the new console, so the plan could be in preparation to meet future high demands.

Honda launches compact crossover WR-V priced up to Rs9.99 lakh

17 Mar, 2017

The WR-V comes with a 5-speed manual transmission petrol engine and 6-speed manual transmission diesel engine. The WR-V is Honda's attempt to mimic the compact crossover and carries a sub-2litre engine on both the platforms. The diesel variant will have an entry price of Rs 8.79 lakh. Keeping its safety quotient high, Honda has standardised dual airbags along with options such as ABS with EBD across all the four variants.

Here's advice from Nintendo for fixing Switch Joy-Con issues

07 Mar, 2017

The Nintendo Switch is a hit with gamers and reviewers alike, though critics agree the console may have some storage issues. As The Verge notes, PC games don't recognize the Joy-Cons as viable controllers, which means you'll need to use a program like JoyToKey if you want to play with the Switch controllers on your computer.

China to increase military spending by 7% in 2017

05 Mar, 2017

Fu Ying, spokesperson for the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) annual session, said the increase is in line with China's economic development and defence needs, Xinhua news agency reported. The country's entire defense spending previous year accounted for less than a quarter of that of the United States. China points out that, as a developing country with a population of 1.37 billion, its defense spending per capita is a fraction of those of other nations.

GST Council passes crucial Central GST, Integrated GST laws

05 Mar, 2017

Further, the 4-slab rate structure of 5%, 12%, 18% and 28% that was agreed on a year ago will not be disturbed by this increase in the peak rate. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, which approved the Central GST and Integrated GST on Saturday in its 11th meeting, witnessed the state finance ministers talking in chorus with the centre.

Spotify Is Readying a Hi-Fi Music Streaming Tier

03 Mar, 2017

Now called Spotify Hi-FI, the offering became available to select Premium subscribers yesterday as part of a what appears to be an A/B test to determine the best price point. Signing up might also get audiophiles a free vinyl and discounts on future vinyl purchases. The music streaming provider is still in the middle of its price testing, The Verge reported.

UFC's Dana White announces Georges St-Pierre to face Michael Bisping

02 Mar, 2017

Although an official date and venue have yet to be announced, the UFC is hoping to have the fight take place in the latter half of 2017. This matchup may also come as a surprise to some as White was also on record stating St-Pierre could potentially drop down to lightweight ahead of his return.

Two senior Samsung Group executives offer to resign: Yonhap

26 Feb, 2017

Samsung headquarters in Seoul, Korea. At issue is whether millions in donations Samsung made to two foundations controlled by President Park's friend and confidant, Choi Soon-sil , were bribes to get the South Korean pension fund to back a merger between two of Samsung Group's holding companies.

Buffett's firm says 4Q profit up 15 percent on investments

26 Feb, 2017

Berkshire itself has done far better, with its stock price gaining 20.8 percent per year since Buffett took over in 1965, dwarfing the Standard & Poor's 500's 9.7 percent gain, including dividends. But Buffett lavishly praised Berkshire executive Ajit Jain, widely considered a leading CEO candidate, for smoothly running much of the conglomerate's insurance businesses.

Dodge Demon Lays Down Law (of Physics) in Latest Teaser

24 Feb, 2017

Dodge has designed the vehicle to be competent in most of the conditions it will face but also absolutely dominant when it comes to the drag strip. Recently, Dodge had the motoring world pretty bemused by quoting Metallica when talking about the Challenger SRT Demon's massive airbox.

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