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Research Porsche reveals Mission E Cross Turismo electric vehicle
Author: 0 Porsche reveals Mission E Cross Turismo electric vehicle

While the new concept looks almost identical to the Sport Turismo but with a beefed-up suspension and "crossified" look, its mechanicals are quite similar to the Mission E sedan first shown in Frankfurt three years ago. Crucially, Porsche claim that this performance can be accessed time and again without out any drop of in performance or need for lengthy battery preparation.

Research Volkswagen's ID Vizzion electric sedan aims for 2022 production
Author: 0 Volkswagen's ID Vizzion electric sedan aims for 2022 production

From the exterior, the I.D. Vizzion concept features a similar design of the current models from Volkswagen . The windows can also be electro-chemically darkened so the occupants can watch a film or go to sleep. The I.D Vizzion will cover an official 413 miles from a single charge and 0-62mph will take a respectable 6.3 seconds. A cutaway shows the I.D. Vizzion's two electric motors and its 111 kWh battery pack.

Research Kimmel's Oscars monologue takes aim at Trump, Pence and Harvey Weinstein
Author: 0 Kimmel's Oscars monologue takes aim at Trump, Pence and Harvey Weinstein

As Spanish language films The Devil's Backbone (2001 ) and Pan's Labyrinth (2006 ) didn't receive as much plaudits and attention as The Shape of Water , but they both demonstrate the same love and affection for the monster, as well as the same escape that fantasy can offer from the brutal horror of the real world.

Research Pennsylvania sues Uber over 2016 data breach
Author: 0 Pennsylvania sues Uber over 2016 data breach

The lawsuit, filed with the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County on Monday morning, can be read in its entirety by clicking here . Instead of notifying affected customers and drivers within a reasonable amount of time, Shapiro said, Uber hid the incident for more than a year and paid hackers to delete the data and stay quiet.

Research Rainbow Six Siege Enacts Bans For Hate Speech And Racism
Author: 0 Rainbow Six Siege Enacts Bans For Hate Speech And Racism

The ban will apply to the in-game chat, whether in voice or in text. Console gamers are bound to both Microsoft and Sony's independent code of conduct, and however they choose to punish "toxic" players. UbisoftUbisoft attempts to combat toxicity with a new ban system. Ubisoft says this is only the first step in its plans to tackle toxic behaviour in Rainbow Six Siege , and that it will announce further measures at a later date.

Research How to watch tonight's Falcon 9 rocket takeoff
Author: 0 How to watch tonight's Falcon 9 rocket takeoff

SpaceX will not make an attempt at recovering the first stage of the Falcon 9 as previously planned because of poor weather conditions off of Florida in the recovery area of the Atlantic Ocean, said the company in a release . The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket took nine years and seven months to hit that mark, while the space shuttle program launched 50 times in its first 11 years and 5 months.

Research Euro edges up in choppy trade after Italian exit polls
Author: 0 Euro edges up in choppy trade after Italian exit polls

Polls opened in Italy in what was seen as one of the most uncertain elections in years. Throughout the day, Italians cast their votes to elect a new government and a new prime minister . Last year French President Emmanuel Macron and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte held off the challenge of Eurosceptic populists in national elections and Chancellor Angela Merkel's party remained the biggest force in the German parliament despite the rise of the anti-immigrant AfD.

Research Xiaomi could enter the USA smartphone market before the end of 2018
Author: 0 Xiaomi could enter the USA smartphone market before the end of 2018

It was the fourth-largest smartphone manufacturer by market share in China previous year, according to Counterpoint. Xiaomi Chair Lei Jun told WSJ , "We've always been considering entering the USA market". There's no question that Xiaomi will face similar pressure, so it remains to be seen just how successful the company's US venture will be - especially if can't get backing from major wireless carriers.

Research Nintendo Switch deletes playtime data after a year
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch deletes playtime data after a year

Since launch, a continuous rollout of free new content has released for the game, making it more fun than ever to splat friends and family on the go or at home. Other early Switch adopters are reporting that their launch-day consoles - the Switch technically launched March 3 worldwide - have also wiped their playtime records.

Research Apple to launch self-branded premium headphones by 2018-end
Author: 0 Apple to launch self-branded premium headphones by 2018-end

It sounds like work on the over-ear headphones has been going on for quite some time, but the company has been having difficulties with the technology. With the AirPods being a massive success, Apple has plans to introduce a better iteration of the wireless earphones but it looks like the tech giant also wants to take on premium brands such as Bose.

Research Mercedes-AMG C43 Gets More Power, New Tailpipe Design
Author: 0 Mercedes-AMG C43 Gets More Power, New Tailpipe Design

Although it doesn't inherit Merc's new straight-six as many fans might have hoped for, the current 3-litre twin-turbo V6 has been beefed up to the tune of 17kW, now producing 287kW, while peak torque remains at 520Nm. Mercedes points out that aside from featuring a new look, these alloys have been developed in the wind tunnel to boost aerodynamic efficiency thanks to bespoke aero rings and a tailor-made geometry configuration to maximize airflow around the wheels.

Author: 0 Harvey Capital Management Inc. Lowers Stake in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

The institutional investor held 208,424 shares of the prepackaged software company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $15.53M, down from 222,971 at the end of the previous reported quarter. On Wednesday, January 31 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Buy". The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with "Outperform" on Thursday, September 3.

Research Monster Hunter World is Capcom's Best Selling Game Ever
Author: 0 Monster Hunter World is Capcom's Best Selling Game Ever

Capcom has announced that Monster Hunter: World has now become its best-selling game of all-time, reaching 7.5 million units sold, beating previous Capcom best-seller Resident Evil 5 . Additionally, Capcom plans to expand the Monster Hunter franchise beyond video games with an upcoming Hollywood feature film adaptation of Monster Hunter , as well as Monster Hunter Real, a theme park ride now running at Universal Studios Japan.

Research There was nothing in the universe before the Big Bang: Stephen Hawking
Author: 0 There was nothing in the universe before the Big Bang: Stephen Hawking

Neil deGrasse Tyson, another famous physicist, asked Hawking to express his opinion about what the universe looked like before the Big Bang, during the show on National Geographic called Star Talk. He believes that at the universe at the moment of Big Bang was a singularity, a time when "all the laws of physics would have broken down". In order to comprehend the Big Bang, scientists created various mathematical models and formulas as the instruments scientists use today are incapable of ...

Research Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ revolutionise smartphone industry
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ revolutionise smartphone industry

While Samsung will make an official announcement related to the price of the two smartphones at the event, as reported earlier , Gadgets 360 has learnt the price of the Galaxy S9 will start at Rs. Similarly, the Galaxy On 7 Pro can be purchased just at Rs. 6,990. "The difference between the two is that the main camera has a 1/2.55" sensor and f/1.5 / f/2.4 variable aperture lens while the secondary camera has a 1/3.6" sensor, 2x tele and f/2.4 aperture lens.

Research Oscars 2018: Fun facts about this year's Academy nominees
Author: 0 Oscars 2018: Fun facts about this year's Academy nominees

MORE: Full list of 2018 Oscar winners Kimmel also talked about the sexual harassment scandals enveloping Hollywood, with Harvey Weinstein one of just many examples of bad behavior. In 1992, all eyes were on Geena Davis, a Best Actress nominee for her work in "Thelma & Louise". In Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri , McDormand is outstanding as a devastated mother whose daughter was raped and murdered.

Research HTC U12 spec list leaks out ahead of possible April release
Author: 0 HTC U12 spec list leaks out ahead of possible April release

However, that means the launch of the HTC U12 , its next flagship device, is nigh. Now, a new report has emerged online revealing that the company is also working on HTC Desire 12 Plus . However, details about other variants have not been revealed. The bigger device will also have an updated front-facing camera, since it will be an eight-megapixel shooter instead of the other rumored HTC device's 5-megapixel camera.

Research Amazon May Soon Stop Selling Google's Nest Thermostats
Author: 0 Amazon May Soon Stop Selling Google's Nest Thermostats

According to a new report , Amazon's retail team informed Nest on a conference call past year that none of the new products the company has announced recently would be listed for sale on Amazon. We are now approaching three months since that announcement, and the devices are still not in stock. The feud is believed to have first started in 2015 when Amazon pulled Chromecast products from its platform due to a lack of support for Prime Video .

Research Toyota to invest $2.8 billion in self-driving tech
Author: 0 Toyota to invest $2.8 billion in self-driving tech

The Tokyo-based venture, which will bring together some 1,000 employees including new hires, will be 90 per cent held by Toyota with group suppliers Denso and Aisin Seiki each taking 5 per cent. The entire automotive industry is undergoing a transformation towards autonomy and connectivity and mobility services. Bringing in parts makers from the development stage will enable a deeper integration of hardware and software, an approach crucial for automated vehicles.