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Hi-Tech Uber tests $2 flat rate fares to take on public transit
Author: 0 Uber tests $2 flat rate fares to take on public transit

Uber is stepping up its assault on traditional cab services by allowing customers in London to book in advance for the first time. Uber's current pricing structure, like Lyft, depends on the distance you're traveling from one point to another as well as surge pricing, which makes your ride more expensive if you hail one during a busier time than normal.

Author: 0 It looks like the PlayStation 4 Slim might be real

Sony is not the only game console manufacturer that has released a slimmer version of its latest console. "All games will support the standard PS4, and we anticipate all or a very large majority of games will also support the high-end PS4", House said.

Hi-Tech Travel alert: Iran looking to detain USA citizens, State Department warns
Author: 0 Travel alert: Iran looking to detain USA citizens, State Department warns

The American government does not have diplomatic or consular relations with Iran , so all US interests are protected by the Swiss government's embassy in Tehran. They are often detained, alongside either former Muslims who have converted to a new faith, or those who attempt to convert Muslims themselves to an alternate religion.

Author: 0 6 features that will make you want the Galaxy Note 7

Samsung is reportedly working on expanding its C-series smartphone line with the addition of Galaxy C9. Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy Note 7 launch has been delayed in certain European markets such as Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg and Ukraine.

Hi-Tech BJP leader's son abducted by suspected ULFA militants, Rs 1cr ransom demanded
Author: 0 BJP leader's son abducted by suspected ULFA militants, Rs 1cr ransom demanded

The video shows Kuldeep, surrounded by ULFA militants, pleading for his life and requesting the family and Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal to consider the seriousness of the matter and fulfill the demands of the rebels. Ratneswar Moran and the family, however, have appealed to release the boy without any condition as the family is not in a financial position to pay any ransom.

Hi-Tech Huawei Will Soon Start Manufacturing Smartphones In India
Author: 0 Huawei Will Soon Start Manufacturing Smartphones In India

The front-facing camera on the P9 is an 8MP unit, on par with most other flagship smartphones out there. By selecting the monochrome mode, P9 users can use their devices as a true monochrome camera to capture powerful and evocative black and white images of superior quality.

Hi-Tech BMW 2002 Hommage Concept gets historic livery for Pebble Beach
Author: 0 BMW 2002 Hommage Concept gets historic livery for Pebble Beach

Savvy spotters will also notice the " Turbomeister " decals and turbo logos that take the place of the original 1970s era 2002 Turbo's sponsorship from a particular liqueur company with a similar sounding name. "With its iconic orange/black paintwork, the vehicle has a color scheme and livery synonymous in the minds of many motorsport fans with the triumphs of the 1970s".

Hi-Tech Microsoft open sources PowerShell, also bringing it to Linux and Mac
Author: 0 Microsoft open sources PowerShell, also bringing it to Linux and Mac

The PowerShell open source project is now available on GitHub , along with alpha versions for the Ubuntu, Centos, and Red Hat variants of Linux. Your PowerShell skills are now even more marketable, and your Windows and Linux teams, who may have had to work separately, can now work together more easily.

Hi-Tech Titanfall 2's new grappling hooks and giant batteries transforms its multiplayer
Author: 0 Titanfall 2's new grappling hooks and giant batteries transforms its multiplayer

It's been a long, long wait, but Titanfall will finally make its PlayStation 4 bow this weekend, as Respawn Entertainment launches Titanfall 2's open multiplayer beta . Zampella explained, "the developers are still introducing lots of changes and tweaks in the game, that is why the game has not been run through the hardware compatibility division as of now to find and handle a massive diversity of hardware including CPUs, video cards, etc".

Author: 0 Disney Finally Announces Over-The-Top Streaming ESPN Service

Disney CEO Robert Iger joined Julia Boorstin on CNBC's "Closing Bell" after Tuesday's close directly following the company's third-quarter results to breakdown the quarter. (NYSE: DIS), which has 2,000 employees, didn't disclose how any layoffs occurred except that in was in the "low single digits", reported the Los Angeles Times.

Hi-Tech Presidents Of Azerbaijan, Iran, And Russia Meet In Baku
Author: 0 Presidents Of Azerbaijan, Iran, And Russia Meet In Baku

Leaders of Azerbaijan, Iran, Russia are meeting in Baku to focus on boosting trade. "All this creates new preconditions for the development of our relations", he added. The North-South corridor would have some advantages over existing routes, including the one running through the Suez Canal, Yuriy Ushakov, an aide to the Russian president, said last week.

Hi-Tech Gangster panics after police intercepts car, killed in encounter
Author: 0 Gangster panics after police intercepts car, killed in encounter

Two suspected gangsters were gunned down in an encounter between Telangana Police and the terrorists on the outskirts of Telanagna. On a tip-off, security forces raided the house at Millennium colony in Shadnagar late last night and on seeing force, one of Nayeemuddin's gang members opened fire at the police.

Hi-Tech Galaxy Note 7 vs. iPhone 7 Release Date, Specs and Price Comparison
Author: 0 Galaxy Note 7 vs. iPhone 7 Release Date, Specs and Price Comparison

Even though the phone's size is more or less same compared to Note 5, it is unbelievable that Samsung has given 500 mAh bigger battery in the Note 7. Even though the device will be available to buy starting 19th August, smartphone carriers in the USA have started taking pre-orders for the device already.

Author: 0 Summer update rolls out to deliver Cortana to your Xbox One

Microsoft gave Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users plenty of time to upgrade to Windows 10 for free, yet many decided not to take advantage of its offer. "Xbox One S" also allows fans to watch Blu-ray movies and stream video in stunning 4K Ultra HD with HDR, that includes content from partners like the entertainment company - Netflix.

Hi-Tech Reality star Toya Wright's brothers murdered
Author: 0 Reality star Toya Wright's brothers murdered

Both men had an unknown number of gunshot wounds and were pronounced dead at the scene. The names of potential suspects have yet to be released. After initially posting, "Help me lord". Fans and celebrities immediately took to social media to send condolences to the reality star and businesswoman. In another image, she wrote that she can't "sleep".

Hi-Tech Apple seeds iOS 10 beta 4 to developers
Author: 0 Apple seeds iOS 10 beta 4 to developers

Rejoice! Now iPhone owners can text with pride after Apple announced a new rainbow flag emoji . Registered developers can get the iOS 10 beta 4 release using Software Update on their iOS device (Settings General Software Update ). iOS 10 includes over 100 new emoji in total with new female gender options for athletes and professionals, new family characters and redesigns of the most popular emojis.

Hi-Tech Braves acquire Matt Kemp, ship Hector Olivera to San Diego
Author: 0 Braves acquire Matt Kemp, ship Hector Olivera to San Diego

The Braves acquired Olivera last summer in a trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers, who signed him to a six-year, $62.5 million contract before the 2015 season. He isn't even close to being the player he was when he won Gold Glove and Silver Slugger awards in 2009 and again in 2011 while manning center field for the Dodgers.

Author: 0 Microsoft's Deadline for Free Windows 10 Upgrade Is Here

And with 350 million devices now running the new desktop OS - it is more popular than Windows 8 , although it still lags behind the trusted Windows 7. That way, you can easily switch between Windows 10 or your current OS at any time in the future. The majority of these users will have taken advantage of the free upgrade offer from Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs to get the new OS for free .

Hi-Tech This is when you'll finally be able to buy the iPhone 7
Author: 0 This is when you'll finally be able to buy the iPhone 7

Past trends show that Apple has held its launch events in the fall, but for every new model, it has had different dates. The shift toward using recommendations would mark a change for Apple , where privacy concerns have traditionally usurped efforts to use customer-behavior data to garner more revenue.

Hi-Tech How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday
Author: 0 How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Monday

Various earnings and economic reports have come in better than expected, however, and the S&P 500 is up more than 8 percent since June 27. She expects oil to near $60 a barrel sometime in the third quarter. Strong economic data, an improvement in quarterly earnings and low expectations of a rate hike have spurred Wall Street to record highs in the past two weeks.

Hi-Tech Cyanogen Inc. reportedly fires OS development arm, switches to apps
Author: 0 Cyanogen Inc. reportedly fires OS development arm, switches to apps

It does however, deeply affect Cyanogen OS, and other Cyanogen Inc . products and developments. Android Police's report originally stated that "30 out of the 136 people Cyanogen Inc . Cyanogen Inc .is now shifting their focus to apps instead of their Cyanogen OS . The guy that originally started CyanogenMod . In recent years, CyanogenMod went from a tool for tinkerers into a full-fledged alternative to Google's standard versions of Android , and made its way onto a few phones, such as ...

Hi-Tech Apple rolls out iOS 10 latest public beta, brings new features
Author: 0 Apple rolls out iOS 10 latest public beta, brings new features

Apple's much awaited iOS 10 for iPhones and iPads is slated for a fall release. Specifically, at the Mobile Security Conference (MOSEC) held on July 1, Pangu was able to run the Cydia application manager on iOS 10 . iOS 9.3.3 is becoming one of the considering factors in choosing between an iPhone and and Android device. The iOS 9.3.3 update not only patches an iPhone, but the iOS 9.3.3 quickly address observed vulnerabilities that Android did not trouble shoot for during last ...

Author: 0 The wait is over for 'Pokemon Go' fans in Japan

However with the game having yet to be released in other markets around the world, it still has quite a lot of markets where it can do well in. The conspiracy theory is that Japan and the US are working through Nintendo and Niantic , the Google-backed company that developed the game, to identify the locations of Chinese military bases and secret facilities by tracking the areas that Chinese gamers can't visit to capture Pokemon characters.

Author: 0 MMS malware vulnerability found in older versions of OS X and iOS

It is mainly attached to TIFF files, which are the most common extensions used in the professional image industry. Apple users of iPod Touch, iPad and iPhone can check if their operating system is updated to the last version of iOS 9.3.3 by opening the iOS device's settings app and tapping Software Update in the General menu.

Author: 0 'Pokemon Go' launches in Japan, bringing global smash-hit game home

Nintendo owns a third of Pokémon Co, and both have undisclosed stakes in Niantic . The videogame giant's stock at one stage had more than doubled from its July 5 close, sending its market value soaring as investors saw the app's popularity as positive for the company's mobile gaming strategy.

Hi-Tech Chipotle pulls out the stops to win back customers
Author: 0 Chipotle pulls out the stops to win back customers

After the release of the results, the stock dropped as much as 5.8% to $394 in late trading. So far the company's shares have eroded to almost half their value from its record a year ago. Same-store sales have seen a 23.6% decline, proving the quarter the third straight in terms of declines. It implemented new food safety standards and shook up its long-unchanged menu with a new item: chorizo , a spicy chicken and pork sausage available in select locations.

Author: 0 Man accused of tossing hoax bomb into cruiser is in custody

Armani drove their van, sirens flashing, eastbound to 46th Street and Sixth Avenue, the officer said. Police were pursuing the man because they believed he had thrown a suspicious package into an NYPD van parked in Times Square hours earlier.

Hi-Tech Fired-Up Giuliani Froths The GOP Convention Crowd
Author: 0 Fired-Up Giuliani Froths The GOP Convention Crowd

It was one of the occasional flurries of dissent on the convention floor, including jeers as states that Trump did not win recorded their votes during the nominating roll call vote. "They just come to save you!" he roared. "Because Obama chose to hide the actions of terrorists like Osama bin Laden and groups like ISIS, and the role of Iran in the rise of radical Islam, Americans are at a loss to fully understand the enormous threat they pose against us", he said.

Hi-Tech IPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Leaked Images Tip Several Design Changes
Author: 0 IPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Leaked Images Tip Several Design Changes

Although unconfirmed, this supposed innovation in iPhone 7 has caused quite a stir among Apple fans, with some saying that the tweaked design will make the phone more appealing, while others claim that it makes the device look bulkier. In the second quarter, the new iPhone SE accounted for 16% of total USA iPhone sales, with the iPhone 6S at 39% and iPhone 6S Plus at 26%, CIRP said.

Author: 0 Apple just dropped another iOS 10 public beta for you insane testers

While the beta brings in too many many new features and a huge amount of bug fixes, it's still far from stable. Be sure to back up your Mac using Time Machine and your iOS device with iTunes before installing beta software. MacOS: Apple has also released its macOS Sierra beta to for public users , MacRumors notes. One of the major sensation of the internet is Pokemon Go, and we heard beta 2 users were not able to turn on AR mode.

Hi-Tech Corning's Gorilla Glass 5 To Improve Protection Against Drops
Author: 0 Corning's Gorilla Glass 5 To Improve Protection Against Drops

Gorilla Glass is known for its strength, and is used by a huge range of phone manufacturers - in fact, according to Corning, Gorilla Glass is or has been used by all major device manufacturers at some point, even if they don't disclose it. Corning has an on-again, off-again relationship with Apple; Gorilla Glass can be found in the iPhone 6 and some earlier models, but not the latest iPhone 6s.

Author: 0 Did Matt Damon make $1 million a line for 'Bourne'?

And that's where things got a little kooky, Damon explained. Reflecting on his decision to finally say "yes" to the offer, Matt Damon touched base on the balancing act involved in delivering a product that simultaneously boasts the spirit of the original trilogy, and something new entirely.

Hi-Tech Brace yourselves...Pokemon Go is officially out now
Author: 0 Brace yourselves...Pokemon Go is officially out now

Along comes the Pokémon GO game written for the Android and iPhone that is a "location based game". These links leave Siliconera. The idea is you share your finds and experiences with other players, so there's a strong social element to the game.

Hi-Tech New lending rules for home buyers
Author: 0 New lending rules for home buyers

Given the massive capital gains out of Auckland at present, these latest loan to value restrictions (LVR) may in the short term only fuel northern investors' appetites to ramp up buying in more reasonably priced areas, such as Dunedin, Central Otago townships and to some extent Queenstown.

Author: 0 Donald Trump changes campaign logo after being mocked online

Trump campaign rally standards by the Rolling Stones and Elton John were playing on a loop as the crowd waited for Pence. "Mike Pence was my first choice, I've admired the work he's done especially in the state of Indian", Trump said.

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