• Alexa-powered Echo Show now available for $200

    Alexa-powered Echo Show now available for $200

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    The company also says that touch-to-talk device like Fire TV remote and the Amazon Tap does not support voice profiles. The new feature is now rolling out for the Amazon Echo , Echo Dot , and Echo Show devices, but eventually, all users of Alexa-enabled devices (including those made by third-parties) should be able to take advantage of this new ability.
  • School CCTV captures heartwarming moment girl learns she is being adopted

    School CCTV captures heartwarming moment girl learns she is being adopted

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    After a parental rights case lasting more than two years, a judge gave the green light this week for the Fishers to adopt the Butterfield siblings, Fisher said. "I just kissed her up one side and down the other", Alexander said. "We didn't all know it was going to happen like that". "A moment needed after waking up to another morning of devastating news on TV ...
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Launching Today in India on Flipkart Exclusive

    Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Launching Today in India on Flipkart Exclusive

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    It sports a 5.99-inch display with Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. In terms of specs, the phone brings with it Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 SoC, paired with 6GB of RAM and built-in 128 storage . The front is almost bezel-less at the top and sides. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 was launched in China in three variants: 6GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage , and finally one with 6GB RAM + 256GB on board storage .
  • GM's Cruze posts slight increase year over year

    GM's Cruze posts slight increase year over year

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    Finally, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ raised its stake in General Motors Company by 697.2% in the third quarter. The Reinhart Partners Inc holds 684,526 shares with $26.08 million value , down from 769,653 last quarter. The results of the trading session contributed to over 9,311,978 shares changing hands. General Motors Company has a one year low of $30.21 and a one year high of $42.48.
  • Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 honours gravitational waves discovery

    Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 honours gravitational waves discovery

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    Larson and Shahriar also have been mentored over the years by Weiss or Thorne. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has released a statement saying: "So far all sorts of electromagnetic radiation and particles, such as cosmic rays or neutrinos, have been used to explore the universe".
  • Google admits citing 4chan to spread fake Vegas shooter news

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    The site, which earned White House credentials under Trump, later deleted the story and apologised for the error. Perhaps the most egregious strain of misinformation took hold after far-right trolls gathered on 4chan, a forum in which individuals are permitted to post nearly anything anonymously, and, through some amateur online sleuthing, misidentified the shooter.
  • Amadeus booking software outages smack airports across world

    Amadeus booking software outages smack airports across world

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    In response to the BBC , Amadeus explained that a "network issue" caused the disruption. A Singapore Airlines spokesman told The Straits Times that it was notified at about 5.30pm about a global outage affecting some of its systems, and that its engineers were working to rectify the issue.
  • Apple's iPhone 8 Has A Reported Material Cost Of $247.51

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    The first really noticeable difference comes with the display. These are the sections where the company has improved the new generation iPhones . Both have a glass back. A single Lightning port is all that remains on the bottom of the phones, primarily providing power but also audio out with the use of an included adapter.
  • Bengals vs. Texans: Will there be more sacks than points?

    Bengals vs. Texans: Will there be more sacks than points?

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    Against their respective opponents in Week One, they were nearly equally inept. Houston wasn't any better, committing four turnovers and allowing a franchise-record 10 sacks. But there is one problem with that theory. "Any showers will have moved off to the east by game time ". If anything, he'll crash and burn even more .
  • Volkswagen to invest over 20 billion euros to boost e-car production

    Volkswagen to invest over 20 billion euros to boost e-car production

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    Volkswagen AG (VOW.XE) said Tuesday that it plans to expand its range of electric cars in the coming years-in what it refers to as an "electrical offensive"-following the launch of its I.D. VW's electric auto programme will centre on the new MEB modular platform developed by its namesake brand, which will underpin all mass-market electric vehicles from across the group.