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Sci-tech Luxury cars prices to go up by 5 per cent in India
Author: 0 Luxury cars prices to go up by 5 per cent in India

A hike of 5 per cent has been declared on luxury cars which makes the total taxation to 48 percent, that includes 28 per cent GST and the 20 per cent additional cess. Cotton quilts costing up to Rs 1,000 will attract 5 percent while those above that will face 12 percent GST, against the earlier uniform rate of 18 percent.

Sci-tech Tesla boosts vehicle range to help drivers escape Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Tesla boosts vehicle range to help drivers escape Hurricane Irma

Contrast this with owners of traditional internal combustion vehicles who have been slogging through lines at the gas pump for almost a week to top up, with more than 40% of the gas stations in southern Florida being completely sold out of gas as drivers fueled up before evacuating.

Sci-tech Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
Author: 0 Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting "very happy" with Stoke City draw

Just over 10 minutes into the second half, United took the lead as Henrikh Mkitaryan played in Lakuku, who was denied by Butland initially but managed to slot home the rebound. One team tried to win, one team tried to get the point but they fought hard to get that point. Following the draw, Stoke City now occupy the tenth league spot with five points, and are set to face Newcastle United on September 16.

Sci-tech WhatsApp allows picture-in-picture video calls, text status updates
Author: 0 WhatsApp allows picture-in-picture video calls, text status updates

Moreover, the second feature lets users avail text-only updates as their status with extra options of changing the background color and adding the text to it. Users need to simply tap the back button shown in the app to switch to PIP mode once the video call begins. With this feature, users can now post a text only status.

Sci-tech IOS 11 GM leak confirms D22
Author: 0 IOS 11 GM leak confirms D22 "iPhone 8" features

It is learnt that Portrait Lighting could indeed be an integrated feature of the iPhone's camera flash for taking stills and videos. The enhanced version of Portrait mode could be launched as a beta feature with the forthcoming flagship iPhone release.

Sci-tech Tory MPs issue Brexit transition warning
Author: 0 Tory MPs issue Brexit transition warning

Miss Fernandes, chairman of group of MPs that circulated the letter, said last night that it was created to show "support for the Government's position". "This month the Government's Repeal Bill will initiate a programme of legislation that will make Britain ready for life outside the EU ". It says that businesses with existing trade links with countries such as the US, India, Japan and Mexico should "stand ready to use their expertise and networks to cement future relationships" as the ...

Sci-tech Airtel to roll out VoLTE services from next week
Author: 0 Airtel to roll out VoLTE services from next week

Bharti Airtel says that the customers will get a message to activate the 4G VoLTE services on their device. Airtel and other operators now implement circuit-switch technology, which makes the operator provide data services on 4G network and shift to 2G or 3G once there is a request for a voice call.

Sci-tech LA Noire Coming to Switch
Author: 0 LA Noire Coming to Switch

Noire for the PlayStation 4 , Xbox One and Nintendo Switch consoles. Recently, L.A. Noire announcement was made for HTC Vive , PlayStation 4 , Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. The PS4 and Xbox One are specifically said to come packing " technical enhancements for greater visual fidelity and authenticity, including enhanced lighting and clouds, new cinematic camera angles, high resolution textures and more ".

Author: 0 South Korea warns North Korea may fire another ICBM

President Moon Jae-in has unveiled the so-called new Northern Policy created to expand economic cooperation with northern states including North Korea . The US began installing the THAAD system under South Korea's previous government. During his latest visit to Russia, Moon said Thursday that strengthening cooperation between the South and Russia in the Far East will help pave the way for eliciting North Korea's change.

Sci-tech Disney Streaming Service Needs 32 Million Subscribers To Break Even
Author: 0 Disney Streaming Service Needs 32 Million Subscribers To Break Even

Now we know the answer: they leaving Netflix , too. Marvel's movies, along with the Star Wars movies, will be a big loss for Netflix considering the popularity of the franchises. A Netflix spokesman declined to comment. Never-before-seen stories - in the form of new movies and TV shows - will be included with Disney's service.

Sci-tech Montgomery Gentry singer dies in chopper crash
Author: 0 Montgomery Gentry singer dies in chopper crash

The airport houses a resort and was scheduled to host a concert by Montgomery Gentry Friday night. Montgomery Gentry's music was far-reaching, with acclaimed poet Maya Angelou inviting the duo to open for her when she played the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in 2007.

Sci-tech Is Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) About to Buy HTC's Smartphone Business?
Author: 0 Is Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) About to Buy HTC's Smartphone Business?

It's worth remembering that after manufacturing both the Pixel and Pixel XL , HTC is also said to be behind the upcoming Google Pixel 2 (LG is thought to be producing the Pixel XL 2 ). In fact, Google bought Moto mobility solution in 2012, then sold off the same to Lenovo within two years. HTC was once one of the more popular smartphone makers in the United States but has recently hit a wall with several unsuccessful smartphone launches.

Sci-tech Forza Motorsport 7 Officially Goes Gold; Free Demo Coming this Month
Author: 0 Forza Motorsport 7 Officially Goes Gold; Free Demo Coming this Month

You'll be able to try Forza Motorsport 7 a couple weeks before launch on October 3. It will no doubt be cut down for time limitations, but it doesn't hold a candle to the wonderful Forza Motorsport 6 trailer from two years ago. For a change of pace, there's the Mugello track in Italy, where you'll sit behind the wheel of the massive Mercedes-Benz Tankpool racing truck. Lastly, drivers after the "ultimate test" will want to whirl their Nissan NISMO GT-R LM's round the Nürburgring Grand Prix ...

Sci-tech TVR takes covers off 200-mph Griffith supercar
Author: 0 TVR takes covers off 200-mph Griffith supercar

The new TVR Griffith unveiled at the Goodwood Festival. Under the angular hood, as promised, is a Cosworth tuned 5-litre V8 and it outputs 500hp ― not bad at all for a motor without a turbo helping to boost power per cylinder. The Griffith is said to offer "ample head room and cabin space, as well as more than adequate storage space". The brand continued to exist in deep stasis, with control passing to a company led by former software entrepreneur Les Edgar.

Author: 0 Orders open for 24K Gold iPhone 8

The speculations about the likely features and specifications of the upcoming smartphone has kept the tech grapevine churning for months now. According to Macerkopf , a German website, Apple will begin the pre-orders for the iPhone 8 from September 15 .