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Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 specifications leaked

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 vs AMD Radeon RX 480 competition is heating up over the past several days. More news about the NVIDIA graphics card and perhaps even the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Mini may be made available in the near future.

Pizzeria owner dies in apparent botched robbery

Police are investigating the shooting death of a co-owner of L&B Spumoni Gardens pizzeria , a well-known Brooklyn eatery once embroiled in a mob-entangled feud over an alleged stolen sauce recipe. Ludovico Barbati started off selling pizza products from a horse and wagon on the streets of Brooklyn . In 1939, he brought an low-cost property on 86th Street to make spumoni - a molded Italian ice cream - and the venture was extremely popular with locals, the restaurant's website says.

BMW to develop driverless auto technology with Intel, Mobileye

Carmakers and technology firms are increasingly working together as they race against Silicon Valley companies such as Google GOOGL.O , Tesla TSLA.O and Apple AAPL.O to develop driverless vehicles. Information about Intel and the work of its more than 100,000 employees can be found at newsroom.intel.com and intel.com. Intel will be providing a slew of connectivity and internal tech, such as the system's processors, while Mobileye will be providing much of the sensing capabilities of ...

BlackBerry Hamburg Could Be A TCL Alcatel Idol 4 At Its Core

Recently, a TCL device certified with the Wi-Fi Alliance has popped up with the name "DTEK 50". We've even seen leaked renders of the devices in the past with the company's new branding. Further details on the handsets will be revealed by the company in July. Phone is powered by Android Marshmallow (AAF295). As per a report from GSM Arena, BlackBerry's next all touch screen phone, Hamburg will reportedly be manufactured by Alcatel.

Google in the classrooms

The company is pushing education and the importance of learning to the rest of the world, so they made a decision to unlock their Expeditions app that makes it possible to take these field trips. Using Quizzes in Google Forms , teachers can integrate quizzes into the forms that appear on student devices. As such, Google for Education's partnership with TES will essentially enable Google to insert its services into a more accessible vein of online education portals.

Speaker calls on Dem congressman to resign after conviction

Fattah lost a reelection bid for a 12th term in office in April's Democratic primary to state Rep. Dwight Evans. One way to save the cost would be to hold the special election on the same day as the November 8 general election. Fattah was left scrambling to repay the loan. He told the consultant to apply for a $15 million grant (which the consultant ultimately didn't receive) on behalf of a nonprofit which did not, at that time, exist.

Tumblr gears up for live video launch

But Tumblr wants part of the industry as well, so the company is getting ready to launch its own live video feature. You can now share your live videos on Tumblr . This Blog had also some of the promos of live video lineups which included the video called " from the surface of Mars " which was rolled up at 4 PM EDT on June 21st, 2016.

Russia ready to co-operate with IOC: Minister

Any Russian track and field athletes who successfully appeal the ban and end up competing in Rio will now do so under the Russian flag, rather than an Olympic or neutral one. The 800-meter runner, who served a two-year ban for blood doping before helping to expose cheating in Russian Federation, was given IAAF dispensation to apply to compete as an independent athlete for her "extraordinary contribution to the fight against doping".

Twitter's new app is all about you

The companies are increasingly competing to attract video content to their respective services, and Twitter's Engage app is created to help its cause. "And soon, any creator in the Amplify Open program will be able to monetize Vines , just like native Twitter videos ". Think "creators, influencers or public figures" - and anyone who goes by Rihanna, Taylor Swift or POTUS.

Donald Glover teases new music, Joshua Tree festival

This new release will be the "Heartbeat" MC's first release since 2014's mixtape/EP hybrid, STN MTN/Kauai , and his first studio album since 2013's critically-acclaimed, Grammy-nominated Because the Internet. Presale tickets are set to go on sale on June 24 and will run you $99. And with new music from Childish Gambino on the way, it's your move Frank Ocean.

Chinese supercomputer tops list of world's fastest computers

Europe is building supercomputers using ARM processors, and, similar to China, wants to decrease its dependency on US -made chips. China's investment in high-performance chips and supercomputers in recent years has been significant and effective.

Watch Blue Origin's New Shephard rocket launch live right here

There's the New Shepard rocket. In theory, the capsule should be able to come safely back to the planet under just two parachutes, but engineers working with the company needed to put that theory to the test. A larger chute was released seconds before the capsule landed, stabilizing it. Landing gear was deployed and the rocket softly touched down. During a nominal crew capsule landing, three parachutes would deploy to slow the falling spacecraft.

LG announces X mach and X max smartphones

The LG X mach earns its speedy name with support for high-bandwidth LTE Cat. Elsewhere the Mach touts a 1.8GHz processor. LG says it "differentiates itself with its elegant design boasting gracefully curving lines and extra-slim body". The device comes equipped with a QHD IPS Quantum display, accompanied by a 1.55μm sensor camera. We're still waiting for full specs to hit our lap, but in the meantime you can get a closer look at this big happy family in the video above, and look forward to ...

Revlon acquiring Elizabeth Arden in $870M cosmetics deal

Revlon announced it would be paying a price of $14 cash for each share of Elizabeth Arden stock equaling a premium of 50% to the closing price of the stock. Revlon plans to build upon Elizabeth Arden's ongoing transformation by further enhancing the brand, with even more vibrant and relevant product development and marketing, while carefully preserving its unique heritage within prestige, Garcia added.

Microsoft touts smaller, faster Xbox One game consoles at E3

Add to this the fact that every first-party Microsoft game revealed at E3, including Gears of War 4 , Forza Horizon 3 , and Scalebound , will be released on PC as well as Xbox One. However, the core point to keep in mind remains that 4K video playback capacity and more importantly still, 4K Blu-ray playback are the most crucial selling points of the Xbox One Scorpio .

Rolls-Royce unveils its vision of future luxury

Driving the luxury vehicle is a purported system which is emission free and silent. ©Rolls-Royce Motor CarsAs technology advances and transport in general becomes more utilitarian, the demand from the world's most successful and demanding clients for a vehicle that is truly bespoke will never be greater.

Patent dispute could block Apple's iPhone 6 sales in Beijing

In April, Apple's iTunes Movies and iBooks service were banned in the country on demand from the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television. However, Apple issued a statement that all models of the iPhone remain for sale today in China and that they have appealed the ruling. Apple began trading this morning at $96.65 to now trade 2.04% lower from the prior days close of $97.55.

PlayStation VR is arriving October 13th, priced at $399

All of these will require games to use the PlayStation VR headset provided by Sony which will be released in October this year and will cost $399. Sony revealed just yesterday that their device will launch worldwide on October 13th, 2016. It looks more like a toy than an actual gun, as pointed out by The Verge .

Free summer meals program: Breakfast, lunch for anyone 18 and under

They can join their children for a meal at any of the free lunch locations for just $3.65 per adult, or bring their own food if they prefer. Athens City Schools will be providing free meals to anyone 18 years old or younger as part of a summer feeding program, officials announced this week.

Xiaomi's Redmi 3S and 3X phones to feature fingerprint scanner

It measures 139.70 x 69.70 x 8.50 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 146.00 grams. The 2GB RAM/16GB storage variant costs $106, and the 3GB RAM/32GB storage has the price tag $136, according to Times of India . There's also a Snapdragon 652 octa core variant which comes at a slightly higher price point. Making this more advanced than the Redmi 3 is the fingerprint scanner found at the back of the phone.

Chiral Molecule Propylene Oxide Found For The First Time In Deep Space

The left-handed version of methorphan is a powerful opioid painkiller while its right-handed twin is cough syrup; Aleve, aka naproxen, has an evil twin that causes liver poisoning and has no painkiller properties at all. Though chiral compounds have been discovered in meteorites and comets, propylene oxide (A) is the first such molecule to be detected beyond the solar system.

Rejoice! You can finally remove default apps from your iPhone

The company's music streaming service, Apple Music, will also be getting an upgrade. The newly-announced Apple iOS 10 will bring a wide array of enhancements, including improvements to numerous applications that come bundled on all iPhone models.

WatchOS 3 expected to completely refine the Apple Watch experience

A developer preview for the new watchOS will be available today, with a public release coming later this spring. Watch faces can quickly be changed by swiping from left to right, and they now support more complications. Key additions to the watchOS APIs now available include support for Apple Pay, fitness apps, games and audio-visual apps. There's an SOS function, for making emergency calls.

Apple reveals new version of watchOS at WWDC

Indeed, it's fair to say that watchOS 3 offers users the exact type of performance user interface that should have been present in watchOS 1. Lynch explained that watchOS apps should open instantly and that watchOS 3 finally allows that to be the case.

Massive North Korea cyber attack thwarted after hacking South Korea

South Korea has been on alert to fend off any cyberattack emanating from North Korea , especially after the country successfully tested a miniaturised hydrogen bomb in January 2016. Several South Korean media outlets are reporting that two groups - the SK Group and Hanjin Shipping conglomerates - held the American F-15 blueprints.

Zelda Wii U: Male and Female Link Hinted with E3 2016 Lanyards

The day will continue with livestreamed gameplay and behind-the-scenes info from the game experts of Nintendo Treehouse-live and unscripted from the show floor. There is also word from My Nintendo News that GameSpot has an E3 2016 with two separate timeslots for "new Nintendo Game". OK, so Nintendo isn't actually hosting a conference, nor is it planning to announce any games or new hardware.

Spider-Man, Batman coming to PlayStation

The trailer opens with a monologue from Peter Parker, over very detailed and sweeping views of New York City. Marvel Entertainment also provided answers to three key questions regarding the game. For now, Spider-Man is the working title - we'll see what the full name will be in the coming months. Now Sony have confirmed that Spider-Man is heading for PS4 only and is being developed by Insomniac Games .

Scientific robots to swim in Bay of Bengal in monsoon study

Colleagues from the Britain's University of Reading and India's climate experts will use instruments on board the plane flying from the southern city of Bangalore to measure heat and moisture in the air. Nobody has ever made observations on this scale during the monsoon season itself so this is a truly ground-breaking project", said the study's lead researcher, Professor Adrian Matthews, of UEA.

Sony kicks off their E3 conference with God of War announcement

Oh, and Kratos has a son. It also seems to be fairly open-world, which is a new direction for the series. The game will be available on 26 October 2016. He is visionary, however, and he works hard to bring his visions to life - and once again he is partnering with Sony to do that. The trailer shows a phone ringing and cockroach crawling, and proves how personal and immersive the game can get with virtual reality.

Apple opens up assistant Siri to outside applications

Apple's job this week is to show that it is not only keeping up with the competition when it comes to attracting developers but also can offer developers more. Hand written messages and drawings will now be possible in the new messaging app. Version 9.2.2 of tvOS will come with automatic downloads for apps.