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In comparison, the rival Chevrolet Volt has a 53-mile electric range. Charging the battery takes 2.5 hours on a 240V supply, and Honda is predicting a 105 MPGe rating from the EPA. The full-electric version has an 80-mile range and can be recharged in three hours on a 240-volt outlet. The Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, listed as a 2018 model, is the only one of the trio that combines a battery, an electric motor, and a combustion engines.
  • Hidden treasure worth a fortune found inside man's eBay purchase

    Hidden treasure worth a fortune found inside man's eBay purchase

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    Nick Mead traded two vehicles worth $37K for an Iraqi tank from the old Saddam days and while restoring it found five gold bars hidden inside the metal monster. Nick, and mechanic Todd Chamberlain, who assisted in the discovery, believe the gold was looted by the Iraqi soldiers in Kuwait during the Gulf War.
  • Nikon D5, D500 100th Anniversary Edition Cameras Highlight Company's History

    Nikon D5, D500 100th Anniversary Edition Cameras Highlight Company's History

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    Nikon has announced special edition cameras and lenses to commemorate its 100th anniversary . These include a crystal creation of the iconic Nikon Model I, made by renowned crystal maker Swarovski, a pin collection consisting of legendary models and old company marks, an Italian leather camera strap and a miniature Nikon F Camera recreated in 1/2 scale.
  • Rex Tillerson to push Moscow, says Assad reign 'coming to end'

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    G7 foreign ministers have failed to agree on whether fresh sanctions should be imposed on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or his ally Russia, Italy's Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano said on Tuesday (Apr 11). Priti Patel, Britain's Secretary of State for worldwide development also announced on Sunday that the country was to increase its support of medical aid in Syria in the wake of the attack .
  • Xiaomi Mi6 and Mi6 Plus launch date set for April 19

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    Now that definitely means that Xiaomi will be holding a press conference on April 19 to announce the Mi 6 and Mi 6 Plus . The teaser doesn't reveal much about the device, except for reiterating the launch date. It is also expected to feature 6GB RAM, 64GB storage, and a microSD slot. And since it's a Xiaomi, it will let you interact with MIUI 8 on top of Android 7.1.1 Nougat.
  • Samsung Dex station pricing and availability details announced, to cost $149

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    Then you connect any Bluetooth-enabled, USB or RF-type keyboard and mouse, and then dock the Galaxy S8 in the DeX Station. Apple is also working on the facial recognition technology for the iPhone 8. Twitter user Marcianophone ran a test while streaming to Periscope to see if a selfie of someone's face would unlock their device. It's mostly meant for navigating your phone by using voice commands, but it also can use the camera to recognize objects and even landmarks and bring up ...
  • WD's G-Drive USB-C adds storage and power to your laptop

    WD's G-Drive USB-C adds storage and power to your laptop

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    Storage is one area where USB Type-C can offer some advantages, and we're seeing more storage options being released that leverage the new specification. In addition, the USB Type-C connection supports specs ranging from USB 2.0 all the way to Thunderbolt 3. In terms of pricing, customers can expect the G-Drive to be priced starting at $199.95 for the 4TB model, going up to $349.95 for the 8TB model, and $449.95 for the 10TB version.
  • In a 1st, SC deactivates BSNL mobile tower on cancer patient's plea

    In a 1st, SC deactivates BSNL mobile tower on cancer patient's plea

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    In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court of India has ordered the shutting down of a mobile phone tower in Gwalior, on the grounds that its electromagnetic radiation caused a 42-year-old man to be afflicted by cancer. Mathews said eight high courts had earlier held that radiation emanating from mobile towers were not hazardous to human health. "The mobile towers are hazardous for health", Ashok K.