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Industry USB 3.2 announced: up to 20Gbps speeds
Author: 0 USB 3.2 announced: up to 20Gbps speeds

Don't get too excited just yet, though, as USB 3.2 is not yet finalized and isn't expected to be until later this year. The USB 3.0 Promoter Group, a consortium of companies including Apple, Microsoft, HP and others, announced yesterday a new USB specification that leverages the still nascent USB-C ports and cables.

Industry Moto Z2 Force official with 'shatterproof' display, Snapdragon 835 CPU
Author: 0 Moto Z2 Force official with 'shatterproof' display, Snapdragon 835 CPU

Pricing for the Moto Z2 Force will vary depending on the retailer or carrier you are buying it from. The latest Z2 Force interestingly has a smaller battery compared to it predecessor. This also means that nearly all the features of the 360 Camera Moto Mod will work on any of the compatible Moto Z phones. Aside from the absence of a headphone jack that still sticks out here, the Moto Z2 Force Edition has the same modular design as the Moto Z.

Industry Nintendo records quarterly profit on Switch sales success
Author: 0 Nintendo records quarterly profit on Switch sales success

It's good news for Nintendo , which was losing money same time a year ago. Nintendo just shared new sales data for the Switch console and its library of games. Thomson Reuters' median forecast was for an operating profit of ¥9.5 billion. Arms , meanwhile, has passed the 1m sales milestone. The company maintained its full-year projections, seeing net profit at 45 billion yen, operating profit at 65 billion yen and sales of 750 billion yen.

Industry PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds passes 5 million sales in just 4 months
Author: 0 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds passes 5 million sales in just 4 months

In case you missed it last week, due to complications with a client crash bug last week, we need to push the monthly update to the 3rd of August. There will also be a rudimentary microtransaction system introduced soon to test a new crate. As for how this relates to the aforementioned crate and key testing, Bluehole adds: "We have implemented a very basic key and crate system for this test".

Industry Chipotle Mexican Grill's (CMG)
Author: 0 Chipotle Mexican Grill's (CMG) "Neutral" Rating Reiterated at Instinet

The stock rose 3.01% or $10.24 reaching $350.22. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 25th. It fall, as 47 investors sold Dominion Energy Inc shares while 316 reduced holdings.

Industry Killling Floor 2 Announced for Xbox One and Xbox One X
Author: 0 Killling Floor 2 Announced for Xbox One and Xbox One X

Xbox One players will also get exclusive access to the Wasteland Armor Uniform. When released on the Xbox One, KF2 will come with all of the previously released content packs, including The Tropical Bush and The Descent, as well as other elements of the game already available on Steam and PS4.

Industry This might be your last chance to get an NES Classic Edition
Author: 0 This might be your last chance to get an NES Classic Edition

Now a SNES Classic pre-order customer is hitting back with a screenshot of a Walmart customer support chat. Walmart is now canceling some of the pre-orders of the SNES Classic Edition . In other words, if you want to get your hands on the game console, you better keep an eye out as pre-orders go officially live. However, if you hope to snare an NES Classic from ThinkGeek you're going to need to buy a bundle featuring a host of pointless tat, sold under the guise of ...

Industry Motorola announces 360 degree camera 'Moto Mod' for $300
Author: 0 Motorola announces 360 degree camera 'Moto Mod' for $300

Motorola reinforced the phone's frame with aluminum. It's a combination you simply won't find anywhere else. Two cameras mean twice the focus. The Z2 Force looks to be another solid piece of hardware from the company, with a rugged design, two rear-facing 12-megapixel cameras and the latest Snapdragon processor, but the Mods are how the company is attempting to set itself apart.

Industry Adobe announces the end of Flash
Author: 0 Adobe announces the end of Flash

Adobe will work with major tech organizations like Apple , Facebook , Google ( goog ), Microsoft ( msft ), and Mozilla to phase out Flash, said Govind Balakrishnan, Adobe's vice president of product development for its creative cloud business.

Industry IPhone 8 Comes As A Priority For Apple Now
Author: 0 IPhone 8 Comes As A Priority For Apple Now

Apple is most likely to launch the new iPhone SE in late August this year, in a separate launch event. Reports suggest the new design will feature an enlarged elongated 5.8 inch display - a bit like the Samsung S8 - and it'll be framed by much thinner bezels than before, with Forbes giving a figure of 4mm.

Industry Mercedes to quit DTM for Formula E at the end of 2018
Author: 0 Mercedes to quit DTM for Formula E at the end of 2018

So we're not ashamed to say that we're a little bit sad to see Mercedes pull out of such an iconic and exciting championship. 'I want to thank every team member whose fantastic work has helped to make Mercedes-Benz the most successful DTM manufacturer during that time.

Industry Microsoft to kill Paint off after 32 years
Author: 0 Microsoft to kill Paint off after 32 years

For those who didn't have access to acrylics and brushes growing up, who never cut apart potatoes as children to make stamps, Microsoft Paint was a formative creative outlet. In the next Windows 10 update , Paint will shuffle onto Microsoft (Euronext: MSF.NX - news) 's deprecated features list - setting the stage for its departure from PCs like other former favourites such as Solitaire and Minesweeper.

Industry To stop hackers taking it over via Wi-Fi
Author: 0 To stop hackers taking it over via Wi-Fi

The change, not publicized by Apple but noticed instead by beta users , automatically disables auto-join for Wi-Fi networks with poor connectivity. If you own a pair of Apple's wireless AirPod headphones, iOS 10.3 will let you add the product to the to Find My iPhone feature . It's not clear whether you can force iOS 11 to keep trying to join a network, even if it doesn't want to, like a child forced to eat his gravy-coated vegetables long after they've gone cold.

Industry Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 catches fire; bursts into flames in Bengaluru
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 catches fire; bursts into flames in Bengaluru

We investigated the Redmi Note 4 in the images, and concluded that it was a case of damage due to a faulty third-party charger used by the customer. Moreover, the company also says that the video is not from Poorvika store in Bengaluru. Xiaomi India, on Tuesday, said the video doing the rounds of the Internet had nothing to do with a Redmi Note 4 and that it was fake.

Industry Micromax unveils 'Yu YUNIQUE 2' at Rs 5999
Author: 0 Micromax unveils 'Yu YUNIQUE 2' at Rs 5999

It is equipped with the 13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front camera . The YU Yunique 2 is powered by MediaTek MT6737 SoC with quad-core 1.3GHz processor , and sports a 5-inch HD display . Speaking on the launch of the Yu Yunique 2, and its Truecaller integration, Shubhodip Pal, Chief Marketing and Chief Commercial Officer, Micromax and YU, said, "We are super excited to partner with Flipkart and integrate a true dialer experience through Truecaller".

Industry We finally have a launch date for Nokia's first 'iPhone killer'
Author: 0 We finally have a launch date for Nokia's first 'iPhone killer'

Nokia has reportedly started sending out invites for an August 16 event on which it will make the Nokia 8 official. Till date, HMD has launched four Nokia branded phones- Nokia 3310, Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6. For the past few weeks, the Nokia 8 has been constantly appearing online leaving nearly nothing to the imagination. Thankfully, HMD is also expected to introduce blue and silver models.

Industry 'Discovery' Will Include Star Trek's First Openly Gay Couple On TV
Author: 0 'Discovery' Will Include Star Trek's First Openly Gay Couple On TV

Most significantly, it was confirmed that the character would have a romance with gay character Lieutenant Stamets, who is played by actor Anthony Rapp . Star Trek: Discovery was also present at Comic-Con: International itself. "I'm very proud of that and he's a scientist". The only other openly gay character in Star Trek was seen in 2016's Star Trek Beyond, where it was revealed that Lt.

Industry Ford Mustang GT Beats Porsche 911 in a Race
Author: 0 Ford Mustang GT Beats Porsche 911 in a Race

On top of that, with new Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S tires, a fresh quick-shifting 10-speed automatic, and a new "Drag Strip Mode" that doesn't pull torque during gear shifts, the 2018 pony can sprint to 60 miles per hour in-according to Ford- "less than 4 seconds".

Industry JNU VC wants a tank on campus.What the hell?
Author: 0 JNU VC wants a tank on campus.What the hell?

In attendance at the event were Dharmendra Pradhan, minister of state for Petroleum and Natural Gas amd VK Singh, minister of state for external affairs, retd major general, GD Bakshi and worldwide cricketer Gautam Gambhir . " JNU is always making headlines". He was supported by Bakshi, who said, that while the gadh (stronghold) of JNU was being captured, the other qilas (fortresses) of Jadavpur University and Hyderabad Central University remained to be captured as well.

Industry Dying Light Developer Techland Discusses the Upcoming Year of Free DLC
Author: 0 Dying Light Developer Techland Discusses the Upcoming Year of Free DLC

To make matters even better, all of this content will be released for free. Techland's promise to continue supporting Dying Light for another year, says Smektala, is its way of saying "thank you" to its dedicated community. The DLC schedule will include more enemies, events and mysteries to solve. Developers often plan downloadable content (DLC) to introduce new content, finish work on incomplete areas, or simply change things up for their players.

Industry Microsoft adds AI acceleration to HPU chips
Author: 0 Microsoft adds AI acceleration to HPU chips

We all know that Microsoft has been now working on launching the consumer ready version Hololens , the standalone mixed reality headset. The second version of Microsoft's HoloLens, the firm's "mixed-reality" headset, will feature an on-board AI coprocessor designed by Microsoft itself, Microsoft's AI lead Harry Shum announced in a keynote address at CVPR 2017 on Sunday.

Industry Destiny 2 Beta Is Now Open To All Console Gamers
Author: 0 Destiny 2 Beta Is Now Open To All Console Gamers

Wow. " Bungie revealed today that the highly anticipated first-person shooter game, " #Destiny 2 " will have over 50 #Cutscenes. With the Destiny 2 beta still live for another few days, Bungie has declared that it has already been adjusting the game based on the feedback and data it's gathered from players.

Industry Facelifted Jaguar XJ launches with new 567bhp performance model
Author: 0 Facelifted Jaguar XJ launches with new 567bhp performance model

The 2018 Jaguar XJ is now available to order from United Kingdom dealers priced from £59,995 for the 300hp 3-litre diesel V6 model. Special exterior details on the XJR575 include a rear spoiler, side sills, front bumper and lower air intakes featuring gloss black surrounds and it comes with XJR575 exterior badging and twin bonnet louvres, 20-inch Farallon gloss-black wheels plus red painted brake callipers.

Industry Liverpool Reportedly Want Southampton's Permission Before Virgil Van Dijk Bid
Author: 0 Liverpool Reportedly Want Southampton's Permission Before Virgil Van Dijk Bid

Mauricio Pellegrino has made it clear that the Dutchman wants to move and he could still move to Anfield nonetheless. The irony is that Liverpool have direct experience of this: a glum Luis Suarez trained by himself in 2013 to try and force a move to Arsenal, before hanging around for a year to earn a move to Barcelona , acting on advice from Steven Gerrard.

Industry Pixel Smartphones could feature Snapdragon 836 SoC
Author: 0 Pixel Smartphones could feature Snapdragon 836 SoC

With the current Pixel lineup already producing awesome photos the new chipset is set to offer even better imaging while at the same time increasing battery life. The entire world is looking for next Google flagship smartphones the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 to release at the earliest, but one has to wait until this October to get hands on it.

Author: 0 Microsoft literally just backported Windows 10 emojis to Windows 7

The software giant has published a list of features that are removed or deprecated in the next version of Windows 10, which will be out sometime after September. According to Ed Bott's report in ZDNet, there were cases where the Windows 10 Creators Update version 1703 was virtually blocked from being installed on several entry-level 2-in-1 PCs from 2012 through 2014.

Industry The Rock and Siri team up to
Author: 0 The Rock and Siri team up to "dominate the day"

Update: Deapte initially touting it as a movie , Johnson now says his partnership with Apple is a "crazy fun" commercial. -- Check out the poster below and we'll let you know when the commercial goes live tomorrow. His latest co-star, Apple's Siri voice assistant, is a relative newcomer to the big screen. One can see the movie on Apple's YouTube channel .

Industry Trump to Senate Republicans: Hold off recess until Obamacare is repealed
Author: 0 Trump to Senate Republicans: Hold off recess until Obamacare is repealed

The CBO report estimated because the latest Republican legislation retains two of Obamacare taxes, it would result in a $420 billion deficit reduction by 2026. The number of people who are uninsured would increase by 17 million in 2018, compared with the number under current law. But within 24 hours three Republicans - Sens.