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Top 10 2W in April: In a first, Honda CB Shine outsells Hero Passion

NEW DELHI: India’s two-wheeler leaderboard is witnessing a silent revolution: Brands that had established Hero MotoCorp as the frontrunner of the pack are beginning to trail those introduced by its erstwhile Japanese partner. The latest to yield space is the Passion, which saw Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India’s CB Shine edge past it in April. HMSI’s commuter bike Shine sold ... Read More »

LG X Power2 with 4,500mAh battery now available in Canada

The 4,500mAh battery totting LG X Power2 is now available for purchase in Canada. Most of the major carriers in the country are selling the device, including Fido, Bell, Bell MTS, Virgin Mobile, Videotron, and Freedom Mobile. Pricing depends on the carrier of your choice – the lowest tag is CAD 249.99 (around $190), which Bell, Bell MTS, and Virgin ... Read More »

LG V20 again going for $399.99 in US

Last week, retailer B&H was offering the LG V20 for $399.99. In case you missed that deal for some reason, you’ll be glad to know that the device is again available for the same price. This time Daily Steals is offering the promo. It’s worth mentioning that the device is listed for $499.99, but you can bring this figure down ... Read More »

Study: ‘Education Finance In NH Heading To A Rural Crisis’

Colebrook Academy is pictured. New study shows rural towns like Colebrook, Hinsdale, Greenville, Lancaster, Berlin, Northumberland, and Newport – assuming nothing else changes – “will have to increase their tax rates by as much as 10 percent even before allowing for cost increases in other areas.” CONCORD — Nearly 30 years ago Claremont, Allenstown, Pittsfield, Franklin and Lisbon sued the ... Read More »

iPad Pro 2017 Models Outperform New MacBook Pro Models in Some Benchmarks

HIGHLIGHTS The benchmark tests pitted new iPad Pro models against MacBook Pro The 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models were included in the test Benchmark also included 2016 MacBook Pro models Apple’s new iPad Pro models are as capable as the refreshed MacBook Pro models, matching, and even surpassing the laptops in certain benchmarks. Bare Feats, a benchmarking blog, posted ... Read More »

Western Digital Moves to Court in a Bid to Block Sale of Toshiba Chip Unit

HIGHLIGHTS WD has sought a court injunction to stop Toshiba’s chip unit sale The court injunction details that Toshiba needs to take WD’s consent Toshiba wants to complete the deal as quickly as possible Western Digital Corp has sought a court injunction to prevent Toshiba Corp from selling its chip business without the US firm’s consent – a move that ... Read More »

vivo may be first to out a smartphone with fingerprint sensor embedded in the screen

For many months now rumors have claimed that Samsung, Apple, or both companies will come out with devices sporting a fingerprint scanner embedded in the display this year. When that didn’t happen for the Galaxy S8 and S8+, the speculation switched its focus onto the upcoming Note8. And for Apple this has always been claimed with regard to the tenth ... Read More »

Could the Future of Virtual Reality Lie in Enterprise Software?

HIGHLIGHTS VR can enable immersive lessons, and be useful for education and training It is making an impact in gaming but also has potential in enterprise Early adoption of VR is slowing, but this is fairly typical, says HTC “Virtual reality can enable unique experiences that are not available through any other platform, and come in a number of different ... Read More »

China Has Now Eclipsed US in AI Research

Humanity may still be years if not decades away from producing sentient artificial intelligence. But with the rise of machine-learning services in our smartphones and other devices, one type of narrow, specialized AI has become all the rage. And the research on this branch of AI is only accelerating. In fact, as more industries and policymakers awaken to the benefits ... Read More »

Mouse Sperm Survives in Space, but Could Human Babies?

HIGHLIGHTS Freeze-dried mouse sperm used to produce healthy rodent offspring This raises ethical questions about creating humans in deep space Mouse sperm was freeze-dried and sent for nine month to the ISS Freeze-dried mouse sperm that spent nine months in space has been used to produce healthy rodent offspring back on Earth, Japanese researchers said this week. But could the ... Read More »