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What is the Hotpoint Day 1 Ultima XUL85 T3U WOJH?It boasts an A energy rating, low noise, over 200 litres of fridge space, and a good-sized freezer – which, unusually, has four drawers.Controls are a simple row of buttons and LEDs along the top edge of the inner door frame, and the door handles are chunky and secure.So Hotpoint supplied test results from SGL Prüf, a testing house in Hartmannsdorf in Germany.Hotpoint claims that its Active Oxygen technology alone inhibits bacteria growth by up to 90% and can neutralise fridge odours by up to 70%.The fridge weighs in with a serious 204 litres of total cooling space spread across the two drawers, three shelves, three door pockets and a chrome hanging bottle rack.
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Chinese tech investor Kuang-Chi has invested $30 million £25 million in Dorset-based jet engine company Gilo Industries, valuing the firm at $80 million £67 million , according to The Financial Times.The deal, announced on Monday, marks the investor's first forayGilo, which makes rotary engines for jetpacks and unmanned aircraft, reported revenues of £915,000 and an operating profit
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The new Raspberry Pi single-board computer is smaller and cheaper than the last, but its makers aren't expecting the same rush of buyers that previous models have seen.To make use of it, buyers will first need to design a product with a slot on the circuit board to accommodate it and that, he said, will take time.The Compute Module 3 has the same four-core, 64-bit Broadcom BCM2837 processor and 1GB of RAM as the credit-card-sized Raspberry Pi 3, but is less than half the size and missing the Ethernet, USB, SD Card and display sockets of its larger cousin.The signals for the missing ports all appear on an edge connector that fits into a SODIMM socket, typically used for laptop memory upgrades, allowing industrial product designers to choose which ports they want to expose on their product, and which functions they want to build in or do without.NEC revealed those smart signage systems in October 2016, long before the Compute Module 3 went on sale on Jan. 16, 2017, but since the new module is pin-compatible with the original Compute Module launched in 2014, upgrading will be a snap."We're expecting a lot of our Compute Module business to move to Compute Module 3," Upton said.
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Under the leadership of CEO Mark Fields, Ford has made a number of big bets in autonomous tech, electric cars, and in transportation services to move the company into this new era.The interview has been edited for length and clarity.Electrified cars will dominate the market in just 15 yearsFields is serious about growing the company s electrified products and he s making big investments to prove it.In 2015, Ford announced it was spending some $4.5 billion by 2020 to offer 13 new EV nameplates.Last week, the company revealed seven of those vehicles it plans to launch, including an F-150 hybrid, a Mustang hybrid, and a fully electric SUV with a range of 300 miles per charge."Fifteen years out, there s still going to be a lot of vehicles on the road that are internal combustion engines, and we are going to be there.We are going to be there for the best ones, giving customers what they want, but at the same time we also want to be there for electrification," Fields said.Ford s self-driving cars will be for everyoneFord, along with just about every other major automaker, is making a push in autonomous tech.But unlike some of its competitors, Ford s first self-driving car for commercial use will be ready by 2021 and will have level four autonomy, meaning it will be capable of operating without human intervention in a predefined area.The vehicle will also be a hybrid and will roll out in some form of a ride-sharing or hailing service, Fields said.Ford is launching the vehicle as part of a ride-sharing fleet instead of selling the car outright to consumers because the company wants to bring the technology to the masses, while also creating new business opportunities, especially in urban areas.
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Karl Mehta is the founder and chief executive of EdCast and the founder of Code For India.How to join the networkSetting a goal to connect with the oneness everyday through daily meditation will ultimately advance us to the next level of evolution and get us unstuck from the current level of misguidedness and selfishness in the daily optics of living, working, and achieving.Particle physics tells us that the more we closely look at an object, the less objective and more dependent that object is on the observer and behavior of other objects.This is not dissimilar to the concept of emptiness of self, in Buddhism, and surrender of ego-self to real self, in Hinduism.If we don t believe in modern science or spirituality, it is still easy to observe the interconnectedness from the globalization in business and politics.
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Development on the Titanfall: Frontline mobile video game has been cancelled, despite the game already being available as a beta version.Particle City, the studio behind the spin-off title, confirmed the decision on Facebook yesterday evening, thanking fans for their support over the game s short-lived existence.In a statement, the creators wrote: It is our goal to create the best Titanfall mobile games that showcase the fast-paced action, mobility and, of course, the power of Titans in this iconic series.Titanfall: Frontline was announced late last year as a card battle video game based on the console- and PC-based franchise of the same name.At the time of writing, Titanfall: Frontline had a 3.5/5 score based on 859 user reviews on the Google Play Store.
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Recent issues around machine learning biases and ethics make it clear that math and data can only take us so far.The recent fake news debacle and the efforts of some top researchers in natural language processing to address it show that sometimes even just defining the problem you re trying to solve is the hardest part.We need human intelligence to decide how and when to use machine intelligence, and the more sophisticated the uses we make of machine intelligence, the more critically we need human intelligence to ensure it s deployed sensibly and safely.While we can entrust machines with mathematical calculations, we can t entrust them with critical thinking, nor will we be able to any time soon.Reasoning about moral issues and identifying which types of problems are solvable with math are skills unique to humans.The paper has been roundly attacked as a flawed and irresponsible use of machine learning.
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify in court on Tuesday, January 17 for a potentially explosive lawsuit that claims the Oculus VR startup he acquired for $2 billion was based on stolenThe more than two-year-old suit against Facebook by game maker Zenimax has culminated with a public trial by jury in a Dallas court that began on January 9.
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Paris has the Eiffel Tower.And the Turkish village of Sarikoy has its frozen tower.It stands at the edge of town, 65 feet tall and leaking constantly.But when a winter storm sent temperatures plummeting below zero, that ugly infrastructure became a beautiful icicle.Özkan Bilgin lives in the nearby city of Van, and ventured out into the bitter cold to have a look on Wednesday.He snapped a few himself, the frozen structure backlit by the late afternoon sun.
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On January 4, NASA announced two new space missions to explore the solar system: Lucy, a probe that will visit swarms of ancient asteroids lurking near Jupiter, and Psyche, which will orbit the all-metal core of a"This is what Discovery Program missions are all about — boldly going to places we've never been to enable groundbreaking science," Thomas Zurbuchen, the associate administrator of NASA's
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Influencer marketing is an old concept, despite the increased attention it receives today.The popular airbrush brand knew the power in a co-sign, so its influencers were always integral to its business, with the company even going as far as creating a sister site dedicated to showcasing the work of professionals using its products in the entertainment space.Having recently completed a redesign of its consumer site Temptu.com, Temptu was in the market for help in revamping its Temptu Pro site.But the two companies first had to work through a couple of issues.Like other beauty brands, Temptu was still focused on creating and pushing its own content, a sound strategy in almost any other vertical.Brands have to create so much content, but they just aren't fast enough... and it doesn't scale with every single consumer being a media company today, Higgins says.
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Watch the new trailer; this game looks completely off the chain.Now for the details, which came out almost too fast to register in the first 15 minutes of the presentation.The console comes with 32 GB of space inside, but you can also slot in a Micro SD card, something that many gamers will appreciate.You can play while charging, of course; it hooks up via a USB Type-C connector in the dock or a cable.Up to 8 Switches can be connected for local multiplayer.The Joy-Cons have a screenshot button and shoulder buttons, and also include motion sensors like Wii remotes.
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But its problems won t end there: San Francisco s District Attorney filed a lawsuit today accusing the company of false advertising and unfair business practices.The lawsuit is the result of several months of investigation, a statement from the DA s office explained.It was filed today, but Lily was informed yesterday — likely prompting the decision late last night to issue refunds and dissolve the company.Maybe they were planning to do it anyway, but the timing is certainly a little suspect.I ve contacted the company for comment.Part of the suit has to do with the initial pitch video, watched by millions of people, showing off what appeared to be a Lily drone following users and shooting video.
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Snap One of the longstanding knocks against Snapchat is that the app's design is confusing to use.And with the company preparing for a massive IPO, that's something that might not sit well with investors looking for theOn Thursday, Snapchat took the first step to making its app easier to use and more accessible to the general public.
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It's official: The PC industry has been shrinking for five straight years, according to data from the analyst firm IDC.In 2016, 260 million "traditional" PCs leaving out hybrid tablets like the iPad Pro or Surface Pro , were shipped, down 5.7% from 2015, by IDC's reckoning.While the fourth quarter of 2016 showed signs of "stabilizing," down a lesser 1.5% from the same period in 2015, it's still been a half-decade of contraction for the industry.That shrinkage can be attributed to a few key factors: First and foremost, the rise of the smartphone and tablet took the spotlight off the boring ol' PC.Second, laptops and desktops haven't really changed much, and without any compelling new innovations to spur purchases, people are keeping their computers longer.In a weird way, though, the consolidation brought on by this market contraction has been good for companies like HP and Dell, the second- and third-largest PC manufacturers by market share, respectively, behind the leading Lenovo.HP grew its PC shipments by 1.3% from 2015 to 2016, IDC says, while Dell grew its shipments by 4.3%.Lenovo saw its shipments dip 3% over the same period.Apple had the single biggest drop in 2016, with its number of PC shipments falling 9.8% from 2015 to 2016, with the fourth quarter's release of the new MacBook Pro saving it from losing even more ground to the Microsoft Windows-centric manufacturers.Notably, IDC expects things to look up for the PC market starting in 2017.
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Project Loon is the balloon initiative that Google began working on .The idea is to create a network of balloons that can carry Internet signals from cell towers to users that otherwise wouldn't be within range."High-speed Internet is transmitted up to the nearest balloon from our telecommunications partner on the ground, relayed across the balloon network, and then back down to users on the ground," ."We have demonstrated data transmission between balloons over 100km apart in the stratosphere and back down to people on the ground with connection speeds of up to 10Mbps, directly to their LTE phones."
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Seems like the January is the ideal time to start thinking about getting some Chuwi product, because the famous chinese tablet maker just started their January promotion deals event with some interesting offers.And it s not just tablets being offered…Chuwi started to dabble into the full fledged laptops too and the Chuwi LapBook lineup already has two proud members.LapBook 15.6 employs the innovated Cherry Trail processor Intel Atom X5-Z8350 and despite the bigger display and lower price it s the less appealing one from the due.New LapBook 14.1 brings the full glory of the new Celeron N3450 Apollo Lake processor and supported by 14.1-inch FullHD display, 4 GB RAM and 64 GB of expandable eMMC it looks solid.A bit of a shame with the missing SSD disk, because eMMC just cant come even close to the lightning SSD performance.But of course the tablets are up for grabs too and the trio of Chuwi Hi10 Plus, Hi10 Pro and Hi10 are even getting free gifts included in the order with keyboard dock, cover or microSD card offered respectively.And with extra coupon codes you can easily lower the price by $5, $10 or $15 based on the total value of your order.Check out the full Chuwi January sale event in here and maybe you will find a new tablet or laptop companion to your liking.
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Rime turned a lot of heads during its Gamescom 2013 reveal, echoing the likes of Journey and ICO with its lush visuals and scenic fantasy setting.Almost four years later and it still hasn t seen the light of the day, leading many to fear the game s cancellation.Rime was recently re-revealed to be coming to PS4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch in May 2017.TrustedReviews has rounded up all the latest news about the game, so be sure to bookmark this page as we continue to update it as more information crops up!Rime is an open-world puzzle adventure set on a isle of gorgeous watercolour environments.Playing as a young boy, you must escape this island and rid yourself of a mysterious curse by solving puzzles and navigating the colossal tower that awaits in the distance.
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What is the Astro A40 TR Gaming Headset?Available in two base colours black and white , the A40 TR is a large, stereo wired headset designed for use with PlayStation consoles and PCs, although it's also compatible with newer 3.5mm jack-equipped Xbox One controllers.While I personally like the curves and two-tone colour scheme, it won't be to everyone's taste.Build quality throughout is strong, with a solid feel to the headband and earcups.The A40 TR can be customised, too, with Mod Kits sold separately that allow the user to swap out the headband and earcups – padding and covers – to better suit their style.The 3.5mm port on the underside allows the user to swap out the cable should they so desire, with the supplied 2m cable providing ample length.
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U.K. peer-to-peer lending start-up Funding Circle has raised 82 million pounds US$100 million in a vote of confidence for the young industry even after the Brexit vote last year.The round was led by global venture capital firm Accel with participation from existing Funding Circle investors including DST Global, Index Ventures and Temasek.We are a fintech business and we are all about delivering a world class service to businesses and investors and to make sure we have the best product we imagine.We wanted to raise more funds to invest in our technology, James Meekings, co-founder of Funding Circle, told CNBC by phone.A firm can apply for a loan on Funding Circle and is then matched with investors who could be a mixture of individuals, government or large financial institutions.A business makes repayments to Funding Circle with interest which is then distributed to the investors.
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