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Vroom: Gov't to require hybrid, electric cars to make noise

Vroom: Gov't to require hybrid, electric cars to make noise Such automobiles will be required to make an audible noise when traveling forward or in reverse at low speeds-up to 19 miles per hour. NHTSA projects 2,400 fewer pedestrian injuries once the rules are implemented. At that time, NHTSA will require half of all new hybrid and electric vehicles to produce the audible warnings. The new feature will cost vehicle companies $39 million annually because ... [Full Article...]

Twitter adds new options to curb abuse, harassment

Twitter adds new options to curb abuse, harassment And now with the updated language harassment reporting tool, users can easily report any kind of inappropriate content. Users can now easily report abuse any other user in a much easier manner. Today, Twitter announced that it is finally cracking down on the abuse, bullying, and harassment that routinely ruins the experience of using its service. [Full Article...]

Samsung Pay Rewards gives users points for mobile payments

Samsung Pay Rewards gives users points for mobile payments The rewards work in a way similar to credit card rewards - every time you make a payment with Samsung Pay, points are applied to your account and can be used toward various rewards. As the company expands this program, new prizes will be offered if you do not win such trip. Folks that use Samsung Pay 20 times per month will earn "Gold" status, which triples the points earned for each transaction. [Full Article...]

Google also gets fooled into promoting fake election news

Google also gets fooled into promoting fake election news Search "final election results" and the number one result is a fake-news piece from a WordPress blog called 70News proclaiming in all caps that Trump won both votes in the election. "After the election, many people are asking whether fake news contributed to the result, and what our responsibility is to prevent fake news from spreading", Zuckerberg wrote online. [Full Article...]

Amazon to spread Black Friday sales over twelve days

Best Buy's Black Friday sales begin at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving Day stores will remain open until 1 a.m. November 25, and reopen at 8 a.m. until 10 p.m. Over 70 per cent of all visits were from mobile and tablet devices and a quarter of total online sales were fulfilled via the newly introduced Fast Track Same-Day Delivery and Fast Track In-Store Collection services. [Full Article...]

Facebook glitch made it appear some users had died

Facebook glitch made it appear some users had died Facebook has recently been plagued with criticism that partisan stories posted on the site helped to influence the US presidential election. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is also dead . The idea of a "filter bubble" - that social media allows people to surround themselves only with the people and ideas with whom they agree - has been a hot topic this election cycle. [Full Article...]

The new Rs 2000 note does not have a Nano GPS Chip

The new Rs 2000 note does not have a Nano GPS Chip Grammatical mistakes aside, the RBI's own description for the Rs 2000 note does not mention this magnificent chip anywhere. Mumbai: RBI on Wednesday dismissed reports about the launch of Global Positioning System enabled currency notes that would help government to track and locate currency notes even if it is kept 120 metres below ground level. [Full Article...]

What can the MacBook Pro Touch Bar be used for?

What can the MacBook Pro Touch Bar be used for? The launch, incidentally, auspiciously coincided with the 25th anniversary of Apple's first notebook. The MacBook Pro was announced on Thursday, and the general details of Apple's new device were reported by The Verge . But its cheapest laptop, the 11-inch MacBook Air for about $900, will be sold only to education markets. Apple is also opening the Touch Bar to work with outside sof... [Full Article...]

AT&T joins T-Mobile and Sprint with video optimization platform

AT&T joins T-Mobile and Sprint with video optimization platform And the carrier will make Stream Saver the default on all plans, which doesn't really make sense. Sprint also throttles video for its unlimited data subscribers as well music and gaming. AT&T also recently announced that customers who are also DirecTV subscribers can now watch streaming TV content without using their mobile data - a perk that's drawn scrutiny from the Federal Communication... [Full Article...]

Voters face machine problems, long lines in some states

Trump supporter Bobbie Lee Hawranko told CBS: "I went back, pressed Trump again. You've seen that. It's happening at various places today, it's been reported". Calls to Election Protection , a national voter helpline, included people reporting long lines as a result of machine problems in three precincts in Virginia. [Full Article...]

Android Auto coming to 'every car' in over 30 countries 'soon'

Android Auto coming to 'every car' in over 30 countries 'soon' Android Auto looks set to show up on a lot more dashboards, albeit as a phone clipped to a mount rather than built into the native infotainment system. Users can make hand-free calls or messages by using the voice command service on the Android Auto app. Drivers can navigate around by voice commands for directions via Google Maps. [Full Article...]

For First Time, Openly LGBT Governor Elected: Oregon's Kate Brown

For First Time, Openly LGBT Governor Elected: Oregon's Kate Brown John Kitzhaber resigned over an influence-peddling scandal. Pierce received 43 percent. But she's likely most well known for being the first openly LGBTQ governor in the U.S. "If I can be a role model for one young person that decides that their life is worth living because there's someone like them in the world, it's worth it", Brown said . [Full Article...]

Democrat, Republican precinct clerks fired in Broward after dispute at poll

Democrat, Republican precinct clerks fired in Broward after dispute at poll That led to a dispute between the clerks from precincts 23 and 24 - one a Democrat, the other a Republican. NBC6 Miami identified one of the clerks as David Booth - the Republican clerk of precinct 23. "It doesn't look good". Meanwhile, West Palm Beach County had an incident in which a Republican handing out literature allegedly pepper-sprayed a Democratic voter, who allegedly responded by... [Full Article...]

U.S. oil prices steady ahead of election, but oversupply still weighs

U.S. oil prices steady ahead of election, but oversupply still weighs Oil prices were higher during European hours on Tuesday, extending sharp gains from the prior session as market players positioned themselves for a win by Hillary Clinton in the USA presidential elections. OPEC wants to put the changes into effect when it meets in Vienna on November 30. Analysts said they expect crude stocks to rise 1.1 million barrels, according to a Reuters poll. [Full Article...]

IPhone 7 To Come In 'Jet White' Color Option?

IPhone 7 To Come In 'Jet White' Color Option? But this information may be unreliable. Bring on " Jet White ". Recent rumors suggest that a new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus color variant will be released soon. Other honourable mentions include longer earpiece cutout, lack of Smart Connector and flush home button. For example, the iPhone 5S was the first to have a gold version, whereas the iPhone 6S saw the first rose gold. [Full Article...]

Trump wins Indiana, Kentucky, Hillary Clinton takes Vermont

News and CNN have also called Kansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Arkansas, and Wyoming for Trump, plus three of Nebraska's split electoral votes. Trump the winner in IN and Kentucky and Mrs. Only 12% decided over the past week or in the last few days. "To make every dream you've ever dreamed for your country and your family to come true, you have one magnificent chance", Mr. [Full Article...]

Samsung's Galaxy S8 Will Come With An AI Digital Assistant

Samsung's Galaxy S8 Will Come With An AI Digital Assistant Not so long ago, Samsung acquired Viv Lab, a startup founded by the original creators of Apple's Siri. Owing to this, Samsung has rolled out an update to the device in South Korea, US, Europe and Australia to limit the battery charging limit, and country to get the update is Canada. [Full Article...]

WhatsApp 'Status' feature tipped as a Snapchat clone

WhatsApp 'Status' feature tipped as a Snapchat clone All leading mobile app seem to be introducing Snapchat-like features like Instagram's latest update. The feature is displayed as a new tab between Chat and Calls . Users will be able to share new updates with every contact stored on the app. One thing to note is that there is no direct way to delete the " Status " images or videos shared in the " Status " tab. [Full Article...]

WhatsApp Beta Debuts Experimental "Status" Feature

WhatsApp Beta Debuts Experimental The new project was mined in recent beta releases of both Android and iOS versions of the voice calling and instant messaging app, WhatsApp. Beta testers with access to a jailbroken iPhone or a rooted Android-powered smartphone can now try out the feature. [Full Article...]

Maryland man beaten to death in Canada outside nightclub

Maryland man beaten to death in Canada outside nightclub Family and friends have paid tribute to the "loving" church volunteer who died in hospital after the attack outside Blnd Tger nightclub at 2.30am on Saturday. The second is described as a black male, 26 to 27-years-old, with a full beard, large, 'built like a football player, ' also in a black shirt and black trousers. [Full Article...]


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