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That power is a 150 kW electric motor, running off a 64 kWh lithium-polymer battery pack. "Virtual reality, self-driving cars , and full vehicle connectivity were all once considered technologies of the distant future". It will issue an alert if it detects a pedestrian or cyclist come in front of the auto. This in turn is part of an interactive lighting system used in urban environments for visual communication with other users and pedestrians.
  • Spotify's Chief Content Officer Leaves Ahead Of Planned Public Offering

    Spotify's Chief Content Officer Leaves Ahead Of Planned Public Offering

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    The company is now being sued in a $1.6bn lawsuit by Wixen Music Publishing , which accuses Spotify of failing to pay mechanical licenses for songs on its service in the US. Wixen's claim basically stated that Spotify did not have all the correct licenses to stream certain songs. Wixen is the licensee of songs from popular artists like Missy Elliott, Janis Joplin, Tom Petty, and Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks.
  • Spotify files to go public in NY

    Spotify files to go public in NY

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    According to news website Axios Spotify has filed documents for an initial public offering (IPO) in December. If the company lists on the New York Stock Exchange, as expected, it would be the first to do so with a direct listing. "The Settlement Agreement is procedurally and substantively unfair to Settlement Class Members because it prevents meaningful participation by rights holders and offers them an unfair dollar amount in light of Spotify's ongoing, willful copyright infringement ...
  • Iran protests can hurt religious elite, but Rouhani most of all

    Iran protests can hurt religious elite, but Rouhani most of all

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    Iranian state television reported that nine people were killed overnight, with the overall death toll standing at least 20. Iran's supreme leader blamed "enemies" Tuesday for unrest that has seen 21 deaths as Washington sought to increase pressure on the Islamic regime that was facing its biggest test in years.
  • Cold weather to last through weekend

    Cold weather to last through weekend

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    Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Areas of blowing snow. Tonight , it will be partly cloudy with a low of 10, according to the weather service. Wind: SSE 10-15 miles per hour. Friday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 3. On Saturday night , clouds will roll in but then clear as temperatures plummet to minus 13.
  • Amazon exploring Premier League options

    Amazon exploring Premier League options

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    This isn't the first athletic venture the retailer has entered as it inked deals to stream Thursday night National Football League games, as well as ATP tennis matches. 'We think they could afford to buy one or even two packages without having to charge more for an Amazon Prime subscription because the extra customers would pay for it.
  • HP issues worldwide battery recall due to fire, burn hazards

    HP issues worldwide battery recall due to fire, burn hazards

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    Batteries for some of these are not replaceable by users, but whatever the case, HP says it will handle getting a safe battery into owners' devices. HP says it has received eight reports from users pertaining to the Lithium-ion batteries "overheating, melting, or charring".
  • Mad Catz brand returns from the dead

    Mad Catz brand returns from the dead

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    The website confirmed with longtime company spokesperson Alex Verrey that Mad Catz will come back this year, with next week's CES get-together set up as the revived company's coming-out party. Hopefully this means we will see a few more mad-cat mice designs in the near-future, and ideally the new bosses can lead the company down some new and intriguing avenues for their product design.
  • Appeared the first photos of Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra

    Appeared the first photos of Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra

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    Reports are that Sony may use Snapdragon processors on its this year's flagship phones and not MediaTek processors like the earlier Xperia phones. This is pretty much a first from Sony and we can also add dual cameras to that list. There will be dual 15-megapixel selfie sensors on the Xperia XA2 Ultra , according to Evan Blass . Coming to the Xperia L2 , it will be a budget-centric smartphone and by judging the renders it seems to be a bit chunky as compared to the XA2 duo.
  • IPhone X and Pixel 2 camera features hit your Android phone today

    IPhone X and Pixel 2 camera features hit your Android phone today

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    The discount appears to be applicable for "very silver" and " quite black" 128GB models of Google Pixel XL. The smartphone is now available for Rs 39,990, down from the original price of Rs 76,000. However, owners of older phones were left out of the fun. Pixel 2 Portrait Mode on the OnePlus 3 . Additionally people who use a HDFC credit card for the Pixel 2 purchase will get Rs 8,000 off.
  • Xiaomi Mi A1 Android Oreo beta update enables fast charging and more

    Xiaomi Mi A1 Android Oreo beta update enables fast charging and more

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    With the coming of Oreo, the LG V30 will get improved performance in terms of speed and battery life. One of the cool features in Oreo is a picture-in-picture mode. LG V30 and V30 Plus have the same features save for the internal storage capacity. The smartphone sports a 6-inch QHD+ (1440x2880 pixels) OLED FullVision display with HDR10 support.
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date May Have Been Leaked

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Release Date May Have Been Leaked

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    Officially, Red Dead Redemption 2 is scheduled for a spring 2018 launch. This is the same bunch that leaked the Grand Theft Auto V console release months ahead of the announcement. The sequel will follows the story of another outlaw, Arthur Morgan, a member of the Dutch van der Linde gang. Red Dead Redemption II is a gorgeous game if we can go by its trailers.