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Volvo Polestar unveils its first auto Polestar 1

Polestar expects that most customers would use the auto in electric mode only for most of the trips. Also helping the Polestar 1 excel on twisty roads, the Öhlins Continuously Controlled Electronic Suspension system fits an electronic valve to each Öhlins shock absorber, monitoring driver inputs and road conditions and making adjustments within two milliseconds to provide precisely tailored suspension performance.

Mississippi school shedding Confederate name, being renamed after Obama

The decision to change the name was made following a vote on Tuesday by the school's Parent-Teacher association. The school is now named after the late Jefferson Davis . After the Confederate surrender, he was accused of treason and imprisoned for two years, but never tried. Last month, the episcopal church that Confederate commander Robert E.

Apple doesn't intentionally 'slow' down old iPhones

One thing you will notice with the new emojis is that there are many that are now "genderless" since that seems to be what people have been asking for. This update also includes the ability for users to covert their Sways to other file formats. For the iPhone 6, GPU performance scores increased over time, and only a small jump at the time of iOS 10's release was seen, and another larger increase for iOS 11.

50000 evacuate as Bali volcano swells

Almost five million people visited Bali past year - a lot of them from mainly from Australia , China and Japan. Around 62,000 people lived in the danger zone prior to the evacuations, according to the disaster mitigation agency. The Indonesian Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation raised the alarm on Friday. "The mountain has not erupted until now". More than 1,000 people died when Mount Agung last erupted in 1963.

Disabling Bluetooth, Wi-Fi on iOS 11? Don't Use Control Center

Long press on the torch, for instance, and you'll get the option to decide how bright it is. Either perform a clean install using iTunes or go to Settings General Reset Erase All Content and Settings . The fact that the beta version of iOS 11 was jailbroken gave everyone hope that there's a chance to develop a jailbreak for iOS 11 as well if the exploits that have been used by the hackers will not be patched of course.

Jacksonville hospital nurses posting 'inappropriate' photos/videos with babies

The Naval Hospital Jacksonville employees who reportedly posted a viral video of newborn babies "dancing" will likely face criminal charges. Two enlisted nurses from the Naval Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, have been removed from their posts after images and video surfaced on Snapchat showing inappropriate and potentially risky treatment of babies in their care.

Minecraft: New 3DS Edition Available for Download Right Now

On New Nintendo 3DS, Minecraft offers Survival and Creative modes, plus five skin packs and two new texture packs and more. The announcement was made by Nintendo during a live video stream last night. You can either play the game using touch controls which is an innovative take on Minecraft world while the traditional button and analog controls can be used for a more laid back experience.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (NYSE:TEVA) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume

The deal "emphasizes our commitment to divest non-core businesses to ensure that Teva is even more focused and efficient in this rapidly changing and highly-competitive environment", Interim CEO Yitzhak Peterburg said in a statement. This dividend amount will represent a yeild of $7.14. Analysts from Maxim and Oppenheimer weigh in. Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group Llc acquired 82,765 shares as Teva Pharmaceuticals Inds Ltd ( TEVA)'s stock declined 15.11%.

Gurugram student murder: Protests turn violent, police resort to

He wanted to ensure that schools were made accountable in cases related to safety of children. While the incident has terrified the parents across all schools, it is to be noted that this is not the first time that the school is in the news for the wrong reasons.

Scientists Discovered Black Hole: 100000 Times More Massive Than the Sun

And when it's actively feeding on matter, it should be very bright. And right next to the clump was a faint source of radio waves. As such, the discovery of an IMBH would constitute the first piece of evidence for this hypothesis. Supernovae create black holes up to several times the mass of the Sun, and there's a prospect of slightly larger black holes being formed by a non-explosive mechanism .

Grab some tissues for The Witcher's 10th anniversary video

But when players got their hand on The Witcher , many recognized that there was something special about the series that would hopefully continue through CD Projekt RED's games. It's not been too long since we said goodbye to Geralt and The Witcher series with Blood and Wine , but it still hurts. Both women are possible love interests for Geralt during the series, which suggests this round-up should just be a who's who of Geralt's exes.

HP, Lenovo, Dell VR Headsets Coming To Windows 10 October 10th

Windows Mixed Reality is possibly the most interesting feature arriving in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update . The Windows headsets also incorporate sensor technology that Microsoft developed for its HoloLens augmented-reality headsets.

Samsung Introduces New Fitness Products

The Gear Sport is one of those smartwatches that could be confused with a real watch if you just glance at it. This is the type of technology that Samsung says will eventually become the "new normal" - technology we soon will be unable to live without.

DOOM VFR and Skyrim VR gets a release date

Today, the company announced the release dates for all three . Bethesda's E3 2017 conference was underwhelming to say the least, but it did give us a look at the company's upcoming VR projects. " Skyrim VR" is identical to the original game, first released in 2011 - instead of playing the game on a TV from first-person, you are the first-person in question when you're in VR.

Lexington mayor: Confederate statues to come down after Charlottesville

Morgan was a general for the Confederacy as well as a slave owner. The mayor's request comes following a weekend death in Charlottesville, Virginia when a auto plowed into a group of counter protesters at a white nationalist rally. The move comes after a vehicle plowed through a group of counter protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. "These statues were erected to show that white supremacy is the order in this country".

Rezang La War Memorial vandalised ahead of Kargil Vijay Divas anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday saluted the martyrs and their families for their sacrifice on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas . " Kargil Vijay Diwas reminds us of India's military prowess & the great sacrifices our armed forces make while steadfastly keeping India safe", he added.

Apple to Pay $506M to the University of Wisconsin in an…

Apple found itself on the losing end of an infringement lawsuit from the group in October 2015 when a jury ruled the A7, A8, and A8X processors were using technology covered by a patent the school holds. The suit goes all the way back to 2014 when the university accused Apple of infringing a patent titled, "Table based data speculation circuit for parallel processing computer".

YouTube is battling extremism by redirecting terrorism-related search terms

It was created by the team at Google parent company Alphabet's Jigsaw tech incubator in collaboration with Moonshot CVE , a company that helps clients respond to violent extremism. YouTube on Thursday said it hopes the Redirect Method will help "change minds of people at risk of being radicalized ". YouTube will also be adding other languages and expanding the program into Europe while using machine learning to dynamically update a list of "trigger" keywords that activate the ...

Microsoft reveals GLAS Smart Thermostat

From the video it looks like Microsoft intends this new devices to be used by businesses as well as consumers. The Glas thermostat with voice controls was announced in a YouTube video, spotted first by The Verge . With Cortana embedded in the device, users will not have to talk to a smart speaker or a smartphone to change the temperature of their homes, as they will be able to do so directly through GLAS .

Copy-Newgarden races to second Toronto IndyCar win in 3 years

CART brought racing back, this time to Toronto itself in 1986, followed by Champ Car, IRL and today IndyCar , which will hold Toronto race number 33 Sunday on the 1.78-mile, 11-turn temporary street course. "It's going to be the guy who does that the best". Honda drivers did, however, take three of the top 4 spots, five of the top 7 spots and nine of the top 12 spots in the race despite not showing great speed in practices.