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New Volvo brand aims for Tesla

New Volvo brand aims for Tesla

Customers can also rent other Volvos and/or Polestars, all in one monthly payment. Featuring 600hp, 1000Nm of torque and tweaked S90 styling, it's one of the most exciting, unexpected hybrid cars we've seen. Polestar is also shifting its buying experience online, with test drives, subscription offers and on demand services able to be ordered online. Polestar, the performance company used by Volvo to soup up its cars, has announced it is splitting off as a standalone performance ... Read More

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LeT commander among 2 killed in Pulwama encounter; youth dies in clashes

LeT commander among 2 killed in Pulwama encounter; youth dies in clashes

The slain militants were identified as LeT's district commander, Waseem Ahmad Shah alias Abu Usama Bhai R/o of Heff Shirmal, Shopian and his associate Nisar Ahmad Mir R/o Pulwam. His associate Nasir had joined militants only this year. One AK-47 and one AK-56 rifle and six magazines were recovered from the encounter site. Immediately after the news about the killings of the LeT militants spread in the area, announcements were made through mosque public address systems asking people to come ... Read More

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Upcoming BlackBerry Motion with All-touchscreen Leaked in a Press Render

Upcoming BlackBerry Motion with All-touchscreen Leaked in a Press Render

Loud speaker openings can be spotted at the bottom border that also harbors the USB port and audio jack. Below the display, we see a home button with an embedded BlackBerry logo inside. The phone could be water-resistant too, according to a report by Engadget earlier this year. Another leakster Roland Quandt, has revealed the US carriers that will be selling the BlackBerry Motion . Read More

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TransCanada says it's canceling Energy East pipeline

TransCanada says it's canceling Energy East pipeline

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has championed TransCanada's Energy East pipeline project as a way to provide revenue and jobs to her province's struggling economy. Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX:SU), Canada's largest oil, gas and refining company by market capitalization, had hoped Energy East would allow it to replace USA and offshore oil at its 137,000-barrel-per-day Montreal refinery, said spokeswoman Sneh Seetal. Read More

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PlayStation Update 5.0 Available Now, New Features Revealed Today

PlayStation Update 5.0 Available Now, New Features Revealed Today

Sony has unveiled an updated version of its PlayStation VR headset, set to arrive in Japan first before making its way to the United States and Europe. The new PSVR will be released in Japan on October 14 as part of a bundle alongside the PlayStation camera for ¥44,980 (around $400). PS VR has a 1920 x 1080 OLED display that can refresh at 90Hz or 120Hz depending on the game you're playing. Read More

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Amazon debuts new 3 Echo speakers

Amazon debuts new 3 Echo speakers

First off you need to be a new subscriber to take advantage of the promo, so current subscribers or older are not eligible to get the free credit. Amazon's implementation of YouTube on the Echo Show violates our terms of service, creating a broken user experience. Read More

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Iowa State wearing helmets with sweet new logo vs

Iowa State wearing helmets with sweet new logo vs

Texas beat Iowa State 17-7. And let's not forget the last time Texas traveled to Jack Trice Stadium in 2015 it left with a stunning 24-0 loss. Houston ranked 25th in Def. Like, do Iowa State players trot about campus as normal humans during school hours, then morph into differing versions of Batman? He did complete two big third-down passes on the opening touchdown drive (an 11-yarder to Armanti Foreman and a 28-yarder to Lil'Jordan Humphrey), and his 22-yard touchdown pass to ... Read More

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Tip off from PoK led to longest surviving militant's killing

Tip off from PoK led to longest surviving militant's killing

Najar, a resident of north Kashmir's Sopore town, had joined Hizbul Mujahideen in the early part of 1990s and had topped the security forces' list of most wanted militants in the region for nearly a decade. "Armed intruders retreated", an Indian Army official said. Officers said he used to keep changing his appearance, used wigs and moved around discreetly. Read More

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Pep Guardiola provides update on Ilkay Gundogan's latest setback

Pep Guardiola provides update on Ilkay Gundogan's latest setback

Pep Guardiola named Gundogan in his XI at The Hawthorns and he was instrumental in a dominant first-half showing, although the visitors were unable to add to Leroy Sane's third-minute opener before the break. But there was no hiding the total dominance of Guardiola's men, who statistics showed had enjoyed nearly 70 per cent of the first-half possession. But the Albion striker glanced a header wide after drifting away from Mangala. Read More

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Flipkart offers big bonanza to its sellers for Big Billion Day Sale

Flipkart offers big bonanza to its sellers for Big Billion Day Sale

Paytm Mall: The e-commerce arm of India's largest digital payments company, Paytm, will host its "Mera Cashback Sale" for only three days, starting on September 20. "The No Cost EMI option will enable buyer to purchase expensive products online without any additional cost". If you're using debit or credit cards from State Bank of India for payment, you will get 10% instant discount. Read More

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Breaks Record For Emmy Wins

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Breaks Record For Emmy Wins

Last night the 69th Annual Emmy Awards aired on CBS . "I thought that The Crown was marvellously done", Tobin Bell, 75, a veteran TV and film actor best known for playing the iconic Jigsaw Killer in the Saw franchise, told AFP. Likewise, when the outstanding Comedy Series category was announced by comedy legends Carol Burnett and Norman Lear, Veep cleaned up there, as well. Read More

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