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Google is rolling out a new way to browse and shop for products based on location — sort of like a fusion between Maps and the Shopping tab. The new location-based shopping option practically integrates Maps straight into the Shopping tab. It works similarly to the way you can locate stores by typing, for instance, “McDonalds nearby.” The only difference is now you’ll see tagged locations for products, not just stores. To use the new feature, simply search for the product you’d like, navigate to the Shopping tab, and click the “nearby” filter underneath. Alternatively, you can just add the… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google
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The first-ever perfectly preserved grown cave bear carcass has been discovered in the Lyakhovsky Islands near Russia, scientists have announced. Though remains of this extinct prehistoric bear have been found numerous times in the past, those discoveries have been limited to bones. This time around, however, a full carcass has been found, one that includes all of its organs and … Continue reading
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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation released its 2020 Goalkeepers report, meant to measure progress on development goals, on Monday.
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The Xbox Series X on top of an Xbox One X. | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft’s new Xbox Series S should offer impressive next-gen performance for its $299 price, but where does that leave the Xbox One X? According to Microsoft, the 4K-targeting Xbox from 2017 will still hold some advantages over the Series S — at least when it comes to running Xbox One X-enhanced current-gen games. “Xbox Series S was designed to be the most affordable next-generation console and play next-generation games at 1440p at 60fps,” Microsoft says in a statement to Gamesradar. “To deliver the highest quality backwards compatible experience consistent with the developer’s original intent, the Xbox Series S runs the Xbox One S version of backward compatible games while applying improved texture filtering, higher and more... Continue reading…
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Honda has offered some new details on the 2021 Passport SUV. The SUV arrived at dealerships yesterday, and for 2021 features a new Display Audio system that has integrated Apple CarPlay and Android Auto added to the long list of standard features in some trims. Honda has also announced the fuel economy ratings and MSRP for multiple versions of the … Continue reading
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States like New York and Arizona may have achieved low levels of herd immunity, but it cost of tens of thousands of lives.
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A contact-tracing app for both England and Wales has been confirmed to be launching on September 24.
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The Indonesian fintech company that thrives on the human touch, Amazon to possibly buy stakes in Reliance, and the startup that doesn’t forget your face
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The Galaxy Watch 3 has advanced features, but they're unreliable and unintuitive, and $400 is too much when there are cheaper alternatives. Here's our full review.
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There's still time to score Labor Day deals. Here are the best last-minute Labor Day sales you can still shop.
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Samsung's latest foldable phone is many things, but not cheap. Protect it with the best Galaxy Z Fold 2 cases.
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This Velcro-strapped sport sandal changed the way outdoor enthusiasts traversed rivers and mountains. There's a reason Tevas are beloved by the outdoor community.
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We’ll be thinking about Boseman for a long time to come.
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If you already have the original AirPods, you may not be missing much.
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Vertically oriented screens for vertically oriented content exist already: they’re called smartphones.
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You don't have to give up graphical fidelity to play games handheld. With Steam link, all you need is Android.
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With discounts, your audio, video, and games are about to reach a brand-new level, thanks to Amazon Prime Day.
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Since the last week, Gionee has been teasing Indian customers with the arrival of a new smartphone packing a modern design and a massive battery. ... The post Gionee Max unveiled in India with 5,000mAh battery and Spreadtrum’s chipset appeared first on Gizchina.com.
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The major automakers have benefitted from Trump's policies and tax cuts. But Big Auto has also had to deal with Trump's constant provocations and chaotic approach to global business and trade. A Biden win in November could restore policies that support Tesla. But a change in administration could also help traditional automakers catch up to Tesla, which dominates the electric-vehicle market. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Nearly four years of President Trump haven't been good for Tesla. Although CEO Elon Musk moved quickly to develop a relationship with the new administration in 2017, whatever bonds of opportunity were formed rapidly degraded, then collapsed amid Trump's contempt for the Paris climate accords, when Musk resigned from a White House committee of CEOs. Over the next few years, Trump moved to roll back fuel-economy and emissions regulations that were established late in the Obama administration. And while that created some unforeseen negative consequences for traditional carmakers when California decided to fight for its historic privilege to set its own standard — and a bunch of automakers doing business in the US joined with the Golden State — it led to a compromise that softened the pre-Trump mandates. Meanwhile, Tesla crossed the 200,000-vehicle sales mark, triggering a phased reduction of the $7,500 federal tax credit, with no federal action to extend it. It isn't clear that a Democrat in the White House would have been able to do anything about that, but Trump and a GOP-dominated, or even divided Congress wasn't going to prolong this supportive measure for Tesla sales. As much trouble as Trump has caused for US automakers — beginning with his 2016 campaign attacks on Ford for plans to build a factory in Mexico, continuing with his Twitter assaults on GM for shuttering a factory in Ohio, and culminating in a showboating invocation of the Defense Production Act to compel GM to manufacture ventilators during the coronavirus pandemic when the company had already started doing just that — his corporate tax cut and incessant trade-war saber-rattling toward the Germans and the Japanese have almost made the political melodrama worth it. So the big question now is: "If Trump loses in November, what does that mean for Tesla?" A Biden White House would be great for Tesla. A Democratic Congress would be even better. It means Tesla could count on the federal government putting some considerable wind back in its sails. Remember, Tesla isn't just a car company — it's also an energy company, and it's a safe bet that Joe Biden in the White House and a Congress run by Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer are going to move quickly and aggressively to enact legislation based on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal. Pelosi made a choice between global warming and Obamacare in President Obama's first term — she's unlikely to miss a second crack at what many younger voters consider the core issue of their futures. Most of the major automakers are already positioning for this, regardless of who wins in November, mainly because they see the next two decades as a period of transformation away from gas-powered engines to electrification in both Europe and in China, which is the world's biggest growth market. Big Auto has to develop vehicles now that it hopes to sell in 2025 and beyond. But they'd prefer to operate on their own timetables, and the Detroit Big Three — GM, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles — also want to sell as many highly-profitable big pickup trucks and SUVs as possible while the selling is still good in the US. They lose money on EVs and hybrids, but they know they'll need those technologies to compete tomorrow. And lacking Tesla's access to capital markets to raise funds by issuing new stock, they have to create their cash flow the old fashioned way: by serving consumers and by tapping debt markets.  Detroit didn't reckon with Trump's chaos A Trump win, as a business matter, would be quite supportive of that play-both-sides strategy. That was why the car industry in the US was generally OK with Trump's win 2016; it thought the worst outcome would be a border tax with Mexico and Canada that would create cost challenges in the supply chain. But compensation would come from the corporate tax cut and in generally lenient, market-boosting Federal Reserve policies on interest rates that would maintain free-flowing credit for consumers. What Detroit failed to anticipate was the level of chaos that Trump would bring to the task of managing sprawling global operations. Almost immediately, Trump's disorganized, real-estate pseudo-tycoon's approach collided with the extreme professionalism of auto execs with Harvard MBA's and decades of experience running companies with tens of billions in revenue sloshing through the balance sheets every quarter.  Still, the bottom line for traditional automakers is that a Trump loss potentially means more regulations, higher taxes, and a push to develop what remain largely profitless EVs for a market that, worldwide, represents only about 2% of sales. If Detroit had any doubts, last week's Democratic National Convention should have put them to rest. But that doesn't mean a Biden victory should throw them into a panic. Quite the contrary: While a Biden-Harris White House would be good for Tesla, it could be even better for the traditional automakers. That's because Big Auto is playing catch-up with Tesla. In short order, Musk has monopolized the electric-vehicle market and now threatens to consolidate that advantage by rapidly building new factories. Tesla's China plant came online in a year, and factories in Germany and Texas could follow a similarly impressive timetable. It's not unthinkable that Tesla could capture almost all the short-term growth in EV sales, and that's why the company's stock price has skyrocketed, minting a market capitalization that has made Tesla the world's most valuable car company, at $350 billion after an epic rally that began in early 2020. Tesla could be on its own A Biden administration, paired with a Democratic majority in Congress, would put the consumer at the center of EV picture and create abundant incentives for legacy automakers to expand their electrification objectives. Tesla might not get as much real help as it has in the past, and there should be a drive among politicians to engender a competitive marketplace — ironically, that means favoring the incumbents, who have the best chance at getting more EVs on the road, given their massive, established manufacturing footprints.  Undoubtedly, there could also be pressure to favor startups over the GMs of the world. But if you take global warming seriously, you would need half a dozen Rivians to thrive, starting effectively from zero. It makes more sense to encourage Ford and Volkswagen and Toyota to renounce petrol and embrace electrons.  Walking into the voting booth, then, Big Auto finds itself in a tough spot. A Trump win could mean more business-as-usual. But a Biden win could accelerate a historical transformation that pretty much all the carmakers recognize is underway and that they're now risking billions on. And what might remove their reservations about a Democrat in the White House? Simple. Just look at GM, which returned to the public markets with a 2010 IPO — the same year that Tesla staged its IPO. Since then, GM stock has declined by 18%. And Tesla's is up over 8,200%. FOLLOW US: On Facebook for more car and transportation content! Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Why China Loves Tesla
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Even as Reliance Industries is looking to acquire NetMeds, Flipkart is reportedly in talks with PharmEasy. If the talks don't make headway, Flipkart may still get into e-pharma business on its own.
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(University of Texas at Arlington) A computer science professor at The University of Texas at Arlington is working with researchers to develop a process by which data points in multiple graph layers of a very large dataset can be connected in a way that is both highly scalable and will allow analysts to look at it in greater depth.
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TLDR: In the Master Product Photography Course, you’ll learn everything you need to know to capture stellar product images and start building a career as a professional photographer. Photography comes in many shapes and sizes. And while you may instinctively think of a professional photographer as someone who captures nature or news or portraits, the reality is usually much more mundane. In fact, the lifeblood of a photography studio is often in product photography. It isn’t hard to understand why. According to Justuno, 93 percent of online consumers consider a product image as the key deciding factor in their buying… This story continues at The Next Web
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Oof moment for industry body as tests halted for a month Exclusive  British infosec accreditation body CREST has suspended all of its accreditation exams after The Register revealed a published cache of files including what appeared to be internal exam sheets as well as docs apparently tied to key industry player NCC Group.…
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The closer you get, the more clearly you can hear their stories.
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Microsoft tried to rebrand CDS as Dataflex but Data Access Corporation already has multiple, registered US trademarks for the name.
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Ah, but Christopher Nolan, he is a man wise to deception. Fooling the creator of Memento? Not so easy.
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New ultraviolet observations of the Red Planet highlight complex circulation patterns in the Martian atmosphere.
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Last week’s hearing with Silicon Valley CEOs provided a rare glimmer of hope that Congress can, occasionally, work across the aisle.
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