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  1. Chinese smartphone shipments fall after six quarters

    Six consecutive quarters of growth for smartphones in China came to an end in Q2 2017, as device shipments dropped by…
  2. World's most realistic robot sex doll you can 'play' with using a PlayStation controller

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Technology 07.27 / 15:40 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    DS Doll Robotic Head dubbed the 'Bugatti Veyron of VR' by…
  3. Sky customers get audio upgrade as all-in-one Soundbox and Dolby Atmos revealed

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Technology 07.27 / 15:40 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    At £249 the Sky Soundbox is the perfect entry to enhancing home-cinema …
  4. GTA 6 is happening whether or not this actor's CV is anything to go by

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Technology 07.27 / 15:40 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Seems Rocktstar might want to make another enormous pile of…
  5. From robot doctors to flying warehouses: Five technologies that could shape our future

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Technology 07.27 / 15:40 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Are we heading for a Blade Runner future? These innovations could change how we…
  6. Putin vs Macron: Russian spies used fake Facebook personas to snoop on French election

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Technology 07.27 / 15:40 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Facebook traced the fake personas to tools used by Russia's GRU military…
  7. Visa chasing Indian payments market as mobile money gains traction

    Visa CEO Alfred Kelly has affirmed the company’s goal to claim a “fair share” of India’s incipient cashless payment market by offering low cost, low hassle solutions to merchan…
  8. UK money transfer service 'leaks private data and passport scans' of 11,000 customers

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Technology 07.27 / 14:21 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    The leak was blamed on an unprotected Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud…
  1. Climate change to push Ethiopian coffee farming uphill

    Scidev.net -Science 07.27 / 14:23 www.scidev.net
    Production could rise fourfold if growers move coffee fields uphill, model…
  2. Over 400,000 infected in Yemen's deadly, but entirely preventable, cholera outbreak

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Science 07.27 / 14:21 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Yemen is suffering the worst cholera outbreak ever recorded in any country in the space of a single a year, but it has put off a vaccination campaign until…
  3. A unique dinosaur disarmingly like a giant turkey has been discovered in China

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Science 07.27 / 14:21 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    The large crest was probably a mark to impress potential…
  4. E-cigarette vaping really does help you quit smoking, study claims

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Science 07.27 / 14:21 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Study finds that e-cig users find it much easier to quit for good than regular…
  5. 'Overly clean' modern life is killing the gut bacteria that could stop us getting ill and obese

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Science 07.27 / 13:03 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Poor gut health linked to asthma, obesity, type 1 diabetes, autism and mental health…
  6. Sugary diets increase risk of depression and anxiety for men

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Science 07.27 / 13:03 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Consuming less sugar could be beneficial for people's mental…
  7. Where to buy solar eclipse sunglasses? Consumers warned over unsafe specs on Amazon

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Science 07.27 / 13:03 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Expects urge you to beware of counterfeit, unverified solar filter glasses being sold…
  8. GE and Invenergy setting up world's second largest wind farm in Oklahoma

    Ibtimes.co.uk -Science 07.27 / 09:08 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    As many as 1.1 million people across Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma will benefit from the 2-gigawatt…
  1. Acura NSX GT3, Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato, BMW 8-Series: Car News Headlines

    Customer teams will soon be able to buy an Acura NSX race car. The car is designed to GT3 specifications and can be entered into two dozen FIA-sanctioned competitions. It also looks downright mean in bare carbon fiber. Aston Martin’s Vanquish Zagato unveiled last year is about to spawn convertible and speedster variants. Our latest spy s…
  2. Take a lap of the Nürburgring in the Acura NSX

    Nürburgring lap videos typically fall into one of only a handful of categories. There are the manic, on-the-limit attempts to set blistering times. There are also videos highlighting bad driving or even crashes. Other times, there are simply automaker marketing pieces to show off the latest and greatest sporting machines. The rare type …
  3. Replacing brake pads and rotors--it’s not as hard as you think

    No matter if you buy a new car, a pre-owned car, or lease a vehicle, maintenance is unavoidable. And at some point, the brakes will need to be replaced. Although many will let a mechanic take care of the work, it's not a terribly difficult process. Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained is here to help anyone who may want to tackle the project…
  4. Report: Porsche killing LMP1 program, announcement imminent

    Porsche's storied run in the World Endurance Championship may be sprinting toward its ultimate demise. Earlier this month it was reported that the automaker may leave the race series in favor of joining Formula One. An official announcement from Porsche could come within 24 hours. Sportscar 365 reported that Porsche's board met Wednesday…
  5. Acura NSX GT3 now available as customer race car

    Acura is joining the likes of its German rivals by allowing its performance flagship, the NSX supercar, to be available as a customer race car. The NSX GT3 started racing in 2017 and has already racked up two wins in the highly competitive GTD class of the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The first victory was achieved by Andy Lally…
  6. Surrey dealership named one of the fastest-growing businesses in Europe

    SPIRALLING demand for supercars amongst London’s super wealthy elite has seen a Surrey dealership named as one of the fastest-growing businesses in Europe. Family-owned Romans International has seen its turnover rocket from 2012 (£23,884,972) to more than £70 million in 2016. The huge surge – fuelled by an ever increasing number of millionaires and billionaires The post Surrey dealership named one of the fastest-growing businesses in Europe appeared first on Car Dealer Magaz…
  7. Someone paid $138K for a brand-new 2006 Mitsubishi Evolution MR

    It was pretty much a once in a lifetime opportunity. Earlier in July, a 2006 Mitsubishi Evolution MR was put up for sale, and the car was brand-spanking-new. As in, it was never even driven off of the dealership lot. It wasn’t even registered. With only nine miles on the odometer, the 2006 Evolution MR was put up for sale by a…
  8. Europcar accused of overcharging customers for repair work

    Honestjohn.co.uk - Auto 07.27 / 11:45 honestjohn.co.uk
    Europcar, one of Europe's biggest vehicle hire companies, is accused of overcharging customers by up to 300 per cent for repair work over the last ten…
  1. New Converse logo re-treads old ground

    Creativebloq.com -Internet 07.26 / 22:47 www.creativebloq.com
    The famous shoe brand has a new look that relies on brand…
  2. How to press start on your game art career

    Creativebloq.com -Internet 07.26 / 22:47 www.creativebloq.com
    Leading games artists on how to get your foot in the…
  3. Negative space: 18 brilliant examples

    Creativebloq.com -Internet 07.26 / 22:47 www.creativebloq.com
    These designs all use negative space to make an…
  4. Boost your productivity with this bundle of tips and tools

    Creativebloq.com -Internet 07.26 / 22:47 www.creativebloq.com
    Step up your game with the Ultimate Productivity…
  1. Astronomers Capture Wild Intergalactic Gamma Ray Burst As it Happens

    Gizmodo.co.uk -Gadgets 07.26 / 22:55 www.gizmodo.co.uk
    And you’re afraid of explosions here on Earth? That’s cut…
  2. New Film Marjorie Prime Stars Jon Hamm as a Sexy Computer Program

    Gizmodo.co.uk -Gadgets 07.26 / 22:55 www.gizmodo.co.uk
    There’s nothing more painful than losing a loved one. But what if you didn’t ever have to lose the…
  3. Why Scientists Are Using Vibrators to Give Turtles Boners

    Gizmodo.co.uk -Gadgets 07.26 / 22:55 www.gizmodo.co.uk
    Warning: this article contains an anecdote about reptilian…
  4. The Year's Best Astronomy Photos Will Transport You to Another World

    Gizmodo.co.uk -Gadgets 07.26 / 22:55 www.gizmodo.co.uk
    Brace your eyeballs for some astonishing astronomical…