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Behold, The Glorious Guts Of The Mercedes-AMG Project One

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The new Mercedes-AMG hypercar, known under the internal working name Project One , will be powered by an advanced petrol-electric plug in hybrid drivetrain based around a Formula One derived petrol engine that operates in combination with four electric motors to deliver an overall output of over 736kW in most performance orientated driving mode, AMG boss Tobias Moers has confirmed. Read More »

Panama ex-Dictator, Manuel Noriega Dies at 83

Almost 28-thousand troops were sent in to seize Panama City and capture the central American leader in a house to house hunt. The six years of his rule witnessed one of the worst phases in the history of the country. Following Noriega's ouster Panama underwent huge changes. President of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela made the announcement. After graduating in 1962, Noriega returned to Panama and had a chance meeting with Omar Torrijos , the future commander of Panama's armed forces, who ... Read More »

Authority 'very concerned' about further coral decline on Great Barrier Reef

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The 2,300 kilometre World Heritage Site suffered its most severe bleaching on record previous year due to warming ocean temperatures during March and April. Reichelt assured that the committee is united against the devastating calamity that befell the reef since early of past year, and emphasised that the severe coral bleaching has changed the reef entirely - subsequently affecting communities and businesses that are dependent on it. Read More »

NASA to announce launch of first ever probe to 'touch the sun'

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Here's what NASA says about the solar eclipse . As the moon's edge seems smooth during these images , it's really quite uneven. Located more than 22,000 miles above Earth in an orbit that keeps it over New Mexico, SDO captured images of the new Moon's almost hour-long transit in front of the Sun. Read More »

ASUS' Tango-powered ZenFone AR with 8GB RAM To Launch in US

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The device was initially unveiled by the Taiwanese manufacturer at the CES 2017 . The smartphone is likely to be released in the USA towards the end of June or early July. The executive also revealed that by next year, over 1,000 Tango apps will be available up from the more than 100 that now exist. Asus Zenfone AR is the second smartphone, after Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, which comes equipped with Google aspirational project, Tango . Read More »

Seamers seal consolation win for South Africa against England

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Fast bowlers Kagiso Rabada and Wayne Parnell snared seven wickets as South Africa bowled England out for just 153 runs after a top-order collapse in their third and final one-day worldwide on Monday. Batsmen Liam Dawson and Toby Roland-Jones, and bowler Steven Finn have been called up to replace the rested players for the last match of a series England hold an unassailable 2-0 lead in following Saturday's two-run win. Read More »

NVIDIA Max-Q tech makes gaming laptops ridiculously thin

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Viewed through a thermal camera, this new Asus laptop features Nvidia's new Max-Q technology and runs relatively quiet and cool. The results of Max-Q technology, as applied to existing chips, is that a high-performance gaming platform that is as small as 18 millimeters thick - as thin as a MacBook Air - with up to 70 percent more gaming performance than what is now available. Read More »

Overwatch tease points to - moon map? New hero? Lore dump? You decide

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The upcoming map will likely take place on the same lunar base, with the Overwatch crew tasked to get control back. Lucheng Interstellar has released its first image of the colony's still-operating integrated monitoring systems. As you can see, Winston isn't the only specimen to be missing. GameSpot speculates that this news could mean a new gorilla hero is on the way, in addition to a new map. Read More »

Trump leaves G7 undecided on gas accord

Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to give a sort of season-finale tone to the crucial decision: "I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!" Donald Trump's intentions regarding U.S. His worldwide tour took him to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Palestine, the Vatican, Belgium and Italy. During his election campaign Mr Trump threatened customs duties in retaliation for Germany's trade surplus with the USA, saying it owed "vast sums of money " to the United States and North ... Read More »

Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Nashville Predators in game one

They find a way. "I know you never think you're going to blow a three-goal lead", Bonino said. Maybe it's a bit of both. The Penguins main strength is the diverse attacking options they have and the play on the power play. The Penguins are at their toughest when all looks against them. (Paul) The battered but resilient Penguins will solve Pekka Rinne to dispatch the over-achieving Predators in 6 games. Read More »

Larsen & Tourbo profit rises 29.5% in Q4, makes 1:2 bonus issue

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The company was expecting orders from defence sector worth over Rs 10,000 crore in the previous year. At Rs 9044 crore, global order inflow grew 19% in the quarter. 21 per share (previous year Rs. 18.25 per share) and the company will arrange to pay the same on August 24, 2017, if approved by the members in Annual General Meeting scheduled to be held on August 22, 2017. Read More »

JioFiber to launch in Diwali; tariff plans likely to be disruptive

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While the exact launch date for JioFiber remains unknown, the news does not come as a surprise, as the company's website has been featuring a mention of the Jio broadband and DTH services for a while now. That's more than double the data and speed that its rivals are offering now. As of now, BSNL has the lion share of the wireline broadband market standing at nearly 50% but the broadband market is also much more profitable than mobile data. Read More »

Magikarp Jump: The Other Side Of Magikarp

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Pokémon on mobile is something that gamers have been wishing for for years and while Pokémon Go and more recently, Magikarp Jump aren't exactly the sprawling RPGs that people want, they go some way to scratching that itch. Also there's a chance if your Magikarp jumps too high it'll get eaten by a bird. Perhaps that's an accusation you could throw at most mobile games , but I'd argue that good mobile titles that are light in the gameplay department at least offer some incentive to ... Read More »

Nintendo Switch Game Lost Sphear Announced

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Lost Sphear places you in the shoes of Kanata, a young boy who is witnessing his hometown disappear. Although the companies have not yet commented on the possibility of a narrative connection between the two games, Lost Sphear builds on the core mechanics of I Am Setsuna . Read More »

Essential Phone: Everything we know right now

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The bezel-free design of the device was first confirmed in March 2017 and this unveiling comes with a pre-booking offer. It is expected that Essential will tag its first smartphone with a price close to that of Apple's iPhone 7. The phone will come in four colors - Black Moon, Stellar Grey, Pure White and Ocean Depths - and ship for $699, or $749 with a bundled 360-degree camera. Read More »

LG G7 Will Reportedly Be Powered By Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 Chip

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According to Korean publication The Investor , the firm has teamed up with Qualcomm on the Snapdragon 845 processor, the successor to this year's Snapdragon 835. It's been previously reported that the chip maker was working with Samsung to place the Snapdragon 845 on the Galaxy S9 next year, accoridng to Android Authority . Read More »

Ariana Grande to perform another concert in Manchester

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Following a number of leaks to the press from USA intelligence source, United Kingdom authorities announced Wednesday they would no longer be sharing intel concerning the Manchester bombing with the US government until President Trump can get his shit under control. Read More »

ASUS Unveils New Thin-And-Light Laptops At Computex 2017

As a follow-up to the well-received Asus ZenBook Flip UX360 , Asus appears to have improved on almost every aspect, while, crucially, maintaining the ZenBook Flip family's most compelling feature: a low price . "As a consolation prize, the ZenBook Flip S does offer full keyboard backlighting". Talk about a high-end PC that can turn into a tablet whenever you like. Read More »

Intel announces monster 18-core Skylake X Core i9 CPU

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The difference is simple, Skylake-X can offer 12, 10, 8 and 6 core processors (+ threads), the other (Kaby lake-X) remains to be a quad-core part. That's also two more cores the AMD's recently announced "Threadripper" . The processor was based on the Broadwell-E architecture, and retailed for $1,723. The i9-7900X features a mundane 3.3 GHz clock, but that jumps up to 4.3 GHz with TurboBoost 2.0, and an impressive 4.5 GHz with TurboBoost 3.0. Read More »

Asus' Blue Cave Router Has a Huge Hole In It

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Asus revealed the new router at the Computex trade show in Taipei. It is still the design that has got into my mind. There are no ugly antennas here, with the Asus Blue Cave aiming to be pleasing to the eyes. Apart from this, the new Asus Blue Cave router comes along with easy to use connection to smartphones and tablets without the use of a PC. This app will allow users to customize their experience with Blue Cave. Read More »

ASUS presents five new laptops at Computex 2017

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There's a touch screen with the option for 4K, but the Flip S also supports a stylus. "It has a 4K, 13.3", 360° screen, Intel Core i7, 11.5-hour battery life and weighs 1.1kg". Prices for the ZenBook Pro start from $1,299 (approximately Rs 83,900). The convertible is 10.9-mm thing and weighs 1.1 kilograms, making it among the lightest in the laptop market today. Read More »

UK election campaign resumes 4 days after Manchester attack

People hold a minute of silence in a square in central Manchester, England, Thursday, May 25, 2017, for the victims of the suicide attack on Monday night. In Libya, bin Salem said Abedi's mother told investigators her son left for the United Kingdom four days before the attack after spending a month in Libya. Read More »