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GM recalls 4M vehicles for air bag defect linked to 1 death

GM recalls 4M vehicles for air bag defect linked to 1 death General Motors (GM) says a software bug has left as many as 4.3 million of its cars and trucks with potentially defective airbags. GM said will notify customers and update the software for free. GM then identified and retrieved additional EDR records from other incidents involving similar vehicles with similar allegations. The Detroit automaker said the latest recall's cost is not expected t... [Full Article...]

TRAI meets telcos over interconnect issue

TRAI meets telcos over interconnect issue Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio was never welcome among other telecoms. Existing operators, however, are contending that they can not release more interconnect ports as their networks have come under stress due to surge in traffic following free voice call offer by the Mukesh Ambani-led company. [Full Article...]

Homefront: The Revolution free to play on Steam this weekend

Homefront: The Revolution free to play on Steam this weekend This new patch will be included in the free gameplay weekend and it's also worth pointing out that Homefront: The Revolution will be discounted during the weekend as well. But the enemy has the advantage - superior technology, firepower, heavy armor and air support. You must learn the art of guerrilla warfare - ambush, sabotage, infiltration, deception - and fight a running battle through the wa... [Full Article...]

On Russia-Backed TV Network, Trump Doubts Russian Influence

On Russia-Backed TV Network, Trump Doubts Russian Influence But whether Trump - who wants to be in charge of vetting immigrants - did the interview was with Russian Times America or The U.S.A. Patriot Freedom Gazette, the content was still disturbing. Trump also brought up Putin's praising the GOP candidate earlier in the campaign, when he reportedly called Trump a "bright and talented person". Trump's business ties to Russian Federation have also been p... [Full Article...]

Stock To Watch: Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)

Stock To Watch: Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) At present, 10 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 1 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $81.74 and the intraday high of $83.02 after having opened at $83.01 on Wednesdays session. [Full Article...]

FCC chief unveils plan to free consumers from cable set-top boxes

FCC chief unveils plan to free consumers from cable set-top boxes Wheeler's proposal, unveiled on Thursday, is a revision of a plan he promoted earlier this year that would have required cable providers to "open up" their set-top box so third-party manufacturers could create their own box for sale to consumers. [Full Article...]

NASA's 1st asteroid-sampler poised for evening liftoff

OSIRIS-Rex will immediately retreat back to orbit and store the sample in the protected capsule for safe return to Earth. In March of this year, two comets made the closest flyby in decades. The probe is about 20 feet (6 meters) long with its solar arrays deployed. Minus fuel, OSIRIS-REx weighs 1,940 pounds (880 kilograms). Assuming all goes well, OSIRIS-REx will start its return trip in 2021 ... [Full Article...]

Watch Sony Unveil the New PlayStation 4 Live

An online auction listing - now deleted - hosted images of a PS4 Slim box that contained a console with 500 GB of storage. Other improvements include a 1TB hard drive, doubled GPU power, and a faster CPU clock speed. They also displayed some comparison footage of games in the standard color palette versus HDR, and the contrast is astounding. Straight on from the side, the PS4 Pro is just a t... [Full Article...]

IWork now supports real-time collaboration

Apple devices have increasingly making headway in corporations and iWork , positioned more as a play for the education play, could serve as some connective tissue. The updates are long overdue, as Google and Microsoft has had this functionality for years. The takeaway here is that Apple's iWork is now catching up to a bunch of collaborative office suites such as Google Apps as well as Microso... [Full Article...]

Nintendo NX to Have Backward Compatibility; Inferior to PS3 and Xbox One

Nintendo NX to Have Backward Compatibility; Inferior to PS3 and Xbox One Cartridges also allow games to upload faster, are harder to copy and can be mass-produced more quickly than discs. Nintendo, whose proposed NX console and successor to the Wii U remains under intense mystery despite supposed design leaks scattered across the past 18 months, is said to be considering a move back to using old media for their future titles, according to sources . [Full Article...]

Why is NASA chasing this asteroid?

Why is NASA chasing this asteroid? The main OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will remain in orbit around the Sun after the sample return and Earth flyby. "We seek samples that date back to the very dawn of our solar system", OSIRIS-REx principal investigator Dante Lauretta, a professor of planetary science and cosmochemistry at the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, said during a news conference on August 17. [Full Article...]

Philippines President 'Expresses Regret' For Cursing Obama

Philippines President 'Expresses Regret' For Cursing Obama He has also taken a more conciliatory position with USA rival China. Diplomats say strains with longtime ally the Philippines could compound Washington's difficulties in forging a united front with Southeast Asian partners on the geostrategic jostle with Beijing over the South China Sea. [Full Article...]

Navistar Surges 30% After Strategic Alliance With Volkswagen Truck & Bus

Navistar Surges 30% After Strategic Alliance With Volkswagen Truck & Bus German auto giant Volkswagen (VW) announced on Tuesday it would buy a 16.6-percent stake in Navistar to launch a "strategic technology and supply chain cooperation" with the USA firm. VW is entering a North American truck market where demand has fallen off significantly after an elevated stretch of truck buying. "There is a well-established trend in the global [truck] industry along vertical int... [Full Article...]

Samsung recalls Note 7 flagship over explosive batteries

Samsung recalls Note 7 flagship over explosive batteries Samsung is said to have confirmed 35 cases of the phone's fiery explosion when being charged. Industry watchers, however, said the number may increase as there might be incidents not yet reported to the manufacturer. People who have already got theirs will be getting replacements issued to them. A majority of consumers think Samsung is dealing with the Galaxy Note 7 recall in an efficient ... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Newton hits Mexico west coast

Hurricane Newton hits Mexico west coast A tourist hotspot in Mexico is battening down after a storm off the Baja California peninsula strengthened into a Category 1 Hurricane. The US center said the storm should still be at hurricane strength when it makes landfall a second time after crossing over the Gulf of California, which lies between the peninsula and the Mexican mainland. [Full Article...]

Brock Turner, sex assault convict, registers as sex offender in Ohio

Turner left the jail and rode a white SUV which was waiting for him outside the building. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office via AP, File). "He should be in prison right now, but he's not in our custody", she told reporters . Bicyclists circled, tugging large signs that slammed the judge's decision. His family now lives in Sugarcreek Township, Ohio . He will have five days from his release... [Full Article...]

SpaceX scouring data for clues to launch pad explosion

The launchpad explosion could also jeopardize a pending deal for the sale of the private Israeli firm to China's Xinwei group, reportedly worth $285 million and conditional on the satellite successfully entering service, the Israel Space Agency (ISA) said Friday. [Full Article...]

Rosetta space probe finds lost Philae lander on comet

Rosetta space probe finds lost Philae lander on comet Clearly visible in the zoomed in versions are the main body of the lander, along with two of its three legs. "This remarkable discovery comes at the end of a long, painstaking search", said Patrick Martin, the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission manager. [Full Article...]

Singapore to review policy to isolate Zika suspects

Singapore to review policy to isolate Zika suspects As some Zika cases were linked to nearby areas in Bedok North Avenue 3 and Harvey Crescent, Dr Maliki said there are plans to keep track of pregnant mothers in his ward so that they can be contacted as soon as possible if necessary. Zika is primarily transmitted through the bite of the Aedes mosquito. He then expressed alarm that neighboring country Singapore has 26 cases of the virus, and add... [Full Article...]

China ratifies Paris agreement ahead of G20

Xi made the remarks in a meeting with his USA counterpart Barack Obama in the eastern city of Hangzhou on the eve of the G20 summit. Before today's announcement only 23 countries, responsible for about one percent of global emissions, had ratified the treaty. [Full Article...]


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