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LG V30's design leaked before official announcement

The flagship smartphone is IP68 rated, meaning it's dust and water resistance to a depth of 1.5 meters for up to 30 minutes. The DeepThinQ, a deep-learning technology developed by LG Electronics, will also help the home appliances to provide more customized services to users.

Israeli firm loses drone export license for Azerbaijan

The contract for supplying the drone totals $20 million over the next two years, according to Aeronautics. However, it could be clearly understood from the statement that the country was Azerbaijan. In this case, Aeronautics Defense Systems would be even less likely to receive such a permit, as Israel does not consider Armenia to be an enemy state.

Merkel demands Turkey release German prisoners

In an interview yesterday, discussing her response to the refugee crisis, the Chancellor said she would do everything "the same way again" if she had the opportunity. Libya, Chad and Niger are all transit nations for migrants bound for Europe. Among the measures proposed were European Union funds to create jobs, assist with border policing and provide "humane care" in Libya.

Nest's Thermostat E has an all-new design, cheaper price tag

And Nest would like to help. Last year, Ecobee unveiled a lower-priced thermostat for $169, the same price as the new E. They wanted a thermostat that did thermostat things, invisibly and well. While it might seem a bit odd for Nest to announce a $169 device that's nearly entirely as capable as its $249 flagship thermostat, the company doesn't see the two as competitors.

Requests This While CCing Multiple Customers : essential

The Verge spoke to one of the customers who received the above email, Professor Ron Schnell, who served as the CTO on Rand Paul's presidential campaign. where the address and other discerning information is clearly legible. Instead, he says, this whole mishap can be blamed on a miscommunication. The phishing scam is only hitting those who submitted orders to Essential , which could mean that Essential's order database has been compromised, or somebody within Essential is sending these ...

Rally calls for removal of Jefferson Davis statue from Capitol Rotunda

The rally was organized by Kentucky's Black Legislative Caucus, the NACCP, and other groups. Some who attended the rally held signs suggesting a more appropriate place for the statue would be down the street at the Kentucky History Center.

Clear Skies, Cool Temps In Store For OKC Metro

You could encounter patchy fog during the morning commute. Thursday: Sunny with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming east around 5 miles per hour in the afternoon. North, northeast wind 3 to 8 miles per hour. There is a slight chance of rain Friday night in central Oklahoma. It will be sunny on Saturday with highs around 70.

The Division Details Free Content for Update 1.8

Tom Clancy's The Division , the game developed by Ubisoft Massive released previous year on PC and consoles, is soon going to receive its biggest update to date. The longer they survive, the better the rewards. The team with the most points after the timer expires wins. Along with the new content coming to The Division , Massive will also implement improvements to the Underground DLC .

Intel's Xeon W chips target workstations for AI and VR

Now, Intel has launched a new Xeon W family that combines the older socket with the newer Skylake-SP core. It claims the new Intel Xeon Scalable processors can improve productivity, especially in its target markets of photorealistic design, modelling, artificial intelligence (AI), analytics and virtual-reality (VR) content creation.

Super Meat Boy's Sequel Releases First For Nintendo Switch

Now it appears as though the updated version, Super Meat Boy Forever , caught the eye of those at Nintendo. But it isn't long before Dr. Fetus shows up once again, knocking them out and kidnapping the youngling. The game will also have a new ranking system for the pro players, along with daily challenges that offer up something new, and plenty of secrets for players to track down - if they're good enough, that is.

Triceratops: Thornton, Colorado Construction Digs Up Dinosaur

The triceratops skeleton includes a skull. Sertich hopes that the fossil will be housed at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science once it is removed from the site. "This construction crew just hit the right spot at the right time", Dr. Joseph Sertich told KCNC . Triceratops dinosaurs were herbivorous and had two big horns over their eyes and a smaller nose horn, as well as a parrot-like beak and a large frill that could reach almost 1 meter (3 feet) across.

Alexa and Cortana Will Soon Talk to Each Other

Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella said that making Cortana available across any device is "a key priority for" for the company. The service will also work vice versa, allowing Cortana users to access Alexa skills. Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos , talked about Alexa and Cortana working together to build upon each other's strengths and data sets in a complementary, if not synchronistic, fashion.

China's posters for Spider-Man: Homecoming are hilarious

Not to mention that its October 17th release date makes it a good pick for a Christmas present if you've got any Spidey fans on your list. The special steel box set is called the "Spider-Man Legacy Collection 4K Ultra HD", and will include the Spider-Man trilogy and the Amazing Spider-Man duo in a 12-disc set, reports ComicBook .

A Look at the Field Museum's New Biggest Dinosaur

The move makes way for a new star in the museum's grand white marble concourse, Stanley Field Hall. To get a perspective on this, picture two accordion CTA buses end-to-end. The move means our dear old SUE will be out of public view for more than a year-although SUE does seem quite happy about getting a "private suite". Sue's new room in the Evolving Planet exhibition will feature fossils that were found alongside the T.

Ancient whales had sharp predator teeth like lions, scientists say

Previously, scientists thought that whales used their teeth as a sieve, filtering the food, mostly small crustaceans. And then you've got toothed whales , such as orcas . The study shows that the teeth of ancestral mysticeti whales were just as sharp as those of modern, land-dwelling carnivores and predatory seals, and that these animals were capable of both capturing and devouring prey with their teeth.

Moto G5S, Moto G5S plus Launched In India-Check Specification & Price

The brand's official Philippines Facebook page has begun promoting a livestream event that will kick off at 6 pm on September 2. The image contains the #hellomoto X, confirming the news. Other highlight features reportedly include water-resistance, a dual 12 MP rear camera, and a 3000 mAh battery with Turbo Charging. On the back it has a new 16 megapixel camera with f2.0 aperture and PDAF.

Nintendo Switch-Exclusive No More Heroes Game Revealed

To begin, Travis Strikes Back picks up seven years after the events of No More Heroes where The Bat, the masked character we see in the trailer, is out to exact revenge on Travis for killing his daughter. In order to escape the console, players will have to play and beat the six games within the console and beat each game's boss. In anticipation of the showcase Nintendo released a video reel with more than 25 upcoming games for the Nintendo Switch, that are expected to release between now ...

'No More Heroes' Sequel Coming Exclusively to Nintendo Switch in 2018

There's even a little guest appearance from another brutal indie action game favorite: Hotline Miami . II where the find themselves trapped within. While there were plenty of new and exciting games, the biggest title was saved for last: a new No More Heroes game titled Travis Strikes Back .

Samsung just unveiled three new wearables, including new AirPods rivals

The clue's in the name as to the Gear Sport's objective: this smartwatch is all about fitness and health tracking, sports fans. For starters, the Gear Sport looks a whole lot better than the other options on the market, including the disgusting new Fitbit Ionic .

Fatshark Games Announce Warhammer: Vermintide 2

You'll be able to see the game in action on October 17th (yes, OCTOBER) at 10:00 am Pacific / 1:00 pm Eastern in the Fatshark Twitch channel . The End Times moniker in the original game's title has been removed. Each character had their own unique set of skills and abilities which had varying levels of effect against the hordes of Skaven. You'll have to wait a little longer for that introduction as Fatshark will be hosting a live stream reveal event on October 17th, 7pm CET / 10am PST.

Honor V9 Play to Launch on September 6

The Honor V9 also has EMUI 5.0 out-of-the-box which is based on Android 7.0 Nougat. Honor V9 Play could be just limited for China homeland. Honor 8 Pro: Launched earlier in July this year, the Honor 8 Pro has emerged as the smartphone of choice among discerning customers in the Indian market owing to its best-in-class technology innovation, seamless performance, and elegant form factor.

Bang & Olufsen and LG launch BeoVision Eclipse OLED TV

Despite an inked deal in early 2016, the Bang & Olufsen partnership with LG has only just unfolded in the shape of the BeoVision Eclipse . "By merging LG Electronics' OLED TV technology to the Bang & Olufsen experience, we have reached an even higher level and created the ultimate TV experience", said B&O executive vice president, Stefan K Persson.

Nokia 6 Goes On Sale Again Through Amazon

Nokia 6 will be available in India once again next Wednesday, September 6, for Rs 14,999. The smartphone will be available on Amazon from Wednesday (30 August) 12 pm onwards; but only for buyers who registered for it on or before August 28 .

AT&T Expanding 5G Network Trials to Test Faster Service

AT&T's 5G trials test a faster broadband service that delivers the last part of a connection through a radio signal using high-band wireless airwaves known as millimeter wave. Mobile 5G services will take additional time, perhaps as early as late 2019. As a result of this and other pre-5G standard work, AT&T says they expect commercially viable standards-based equipment to be available within six months of the standard's completion.

Acer expands Predator gaming line

Acer's Jeff Lee highlights this by saying, "With 4-way graphics and 18-core processors, it is a platform that takes gamers and intense graphic users beyond their dreams". The Orion 9000's processor can even be overclocked with a single press of a button. Gaming monitors are an important category for the company, which said it had seen 103% year-on-year growth in its Predator monitors.

Acer Chromebook 15 gets aluminum build & a price bump

The 15.6-inch FHD display is available in both touch screen and non-touch screen variants. The laptop itself is mostly constructed of aluminum - the top cover and the palm rest, to be more specific - giving it a modern look and durable feel.

Google wants to be your travel agent

When you tap on "Dates" on the app, you'll see a calendar view of the combination of flight dates. Being flexible on travel dates and where to stay helps save money when planning a trip-so now we're adding more ways to explore dates, airports and hotel locations to help you save when you have a bit of wiggle room in your itinerary.

Logitech launches LIGHTSPEED PC gaming peripherals

The new products address the demand among gamers to get rid of wires without compromising gaming performance. Logitech has arrived at IFA 2017 with a trio of new gaming peripherals in its G-series of accessories. It also uses their LIGHTSPEED wireless technology to deliver great wireless performance and unrivaled reliability. "The new HERO sensor in our G603 wireless mouse and the new G613 wireless mechanical keyboard show our commitment to driving wireless performance even further ...

US Military Threatens to Bomb Convoy Transferring ISIS Fighters

Shiite-majority Iraq has been largely supportive of Syria and the Iran-backed Hezbollah in their battle against the Islamic State, a Sunni extremist group and shared enemy. The province has been held by Isis since 2014. Daesh and other terror outfits broke into Lebanon in 2014, taking over the border town of Arsal. "Hezbollah's answer was categorical, that is, any solution, whether it be partial or whole, must first include the fate of the soldiers".

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Officially Launching on September 11

The company has also released a teaser poster for the upcoming event, hinting at the device's bezel-less design. However, the designer already unveiled the phone in teaser video where it was evident that the Mi Mix 2 smartphone will follow almost the same design parameter of its predecessor.

Hurricane Harvey makes NASA reroute space station video to Alabama

Harvey has since weakened to a tropical storm, but its slow-moving meandering course has caused catastrophic flooding across parts of Texas, including Houston, home to NASA's Johnson Space Center . Due to ongoing effects of the storm, " NASA (is) unable to support media events with AstroPeggy, AstroSabot and AstroAcaba", the ISS tweeted. He added some testing work was on hold because of the center's closure.

Lenovo K8 and K8 Plus to Arrive in India Come September

Ahead of its launch , Lenovo was also reported to be working on another K series smartphone, dubbed K8 Plus, that got listed on a benchmark listing website. In addition to the K8 Plus, Lenovo is rumored to launch another smartphone called the K8. "Buoyed by the success of last year's offering, Flipkart and Lenovo are now launching the next midrange smartphone that will have all the features that customers look for in an affordable smartphone", Flipkart said.

U.S. top 10 favorite apps: Facebook and Google keep winning big

Americans spend 57 percent of their digital media consumption time in apps. Having a high reach means high user engagement, which will attract advertisers to its platform, thus yielding ample amounts of revenue. Facebook and Google own the top six apps with the highest reach and account for the top eight apps in the U.S., a new report has revealed. "YouTube took the second spot overall with 71 per cent app audience penetration and Google's Search app took fourth place with 61 per cent", the ...

Instagram Users Can Now Post Landscape And Portrait Albums

Today's update doesn't address all of the awkwardness of Instagram's albums , tough. Previously, only square photos could be shared in a gallery post. There seems to be one caveat, though. It can only have one format in it, either portrait or landscape. Instagram is still capping the maximum number of photos in an album to 10.

Sonos Speakers Gain Far-field Mics For Voice Control

Ever since Amazon launched the first Echo, people have been looking at Sonos - the biggest name in smart home speakers - and assuming that a competitor is coming. How do you think Sonos will incorporate multiple AI assistants into one speaker? But jumping on the digital assistant bandwagon hasn't been easy, as the company's current integration with Amazon Alexa devices isn't exactly what you'd call straightforward.