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GM, Fiat Chrysler Sales Slip in October Amid Fewer Selling Days

FCA light-vehicle sales dipped 3.4% on a daily basis compared with year-ago on a 10% decline in light-vehicle volume in October to 175,073 units, with every brand showing a drop except Jeep and Ram, WardsAuto data shows. Autonews asserts that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has made this decision with the hope of selling the outgoing 1500 for fleet businesses while targeting individual customers with the next-generation model. Read More

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New Phones Confirmed Arriving on November 8? Specs, Features & Prices Revealed!

New Phones Confirmed Arriving on November 8? Specs, Features & Prices Revealed!

No official word out yet regarding prices, but if one were closely following how Lenovo and Motorola price their handsets, both the Lenovo P2 and the Motorola Moto M are expected to cost around $400. In terms of other specs, Moto Z includes a Snapdragon 820 processor, memory up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage space that can be expanded using a micro-SD card up to 2TB, and also includes a fingerprint scanner. Read More

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Nintendo Cuts Full-Year Profit View on Wii U Woes

Nintendo Cuts Full-Year Profit View on Wii U Woes

The company, nevertheless, posted a 812 million yen loss in the three months to September 30 versus a 7.83 billion yen profit in the same period a year earlier, as a gain in the yen's value bit into earnings. Nintendo had earlier ventured into mobile gaming by releasing the Nintendo DS handheld. The company owns a 32% stake in Pokémon Company, which co-developed the game with Niantic, a spinoff from Google. Read More

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Ardent commits to Dreamworld future

The cash bonus is part of her entire bonus of AU$843,000 (NZ$894,925) to be paid over four years. "I hope I get a chance to talk to them..." The company had offered to fly her up from Canberra to attend. Mr Balnaves, who retired as chairman on Thursday in line with his announcement in September, said the board took seriously the potential punishment if there was any prosecution over the accident, including $3 million in fines for the company and jail for up to five years for directors. Read More

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Ease of doing business: India continues to languish at poor 130th position

Ease of doing business: India continues to languish at poor 130th position

India was previous year ranked on 130th among 190 economies that were assessed over ten parameters. This has allowed India to improve its rank by 14 places in two years. "They yield direct economic benefits-more entrepreneurship; more market opportunities for women; more adherence to the rule of law", Paul Romer, World Bank chief economist and senior vice president, said in a statement. Read More

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Ministry confirms report of 'smoking' Note 7 at Japan airport

At this juncture, it is worth noting that the initial reason cited for Galaxy Note 7 phones going up in flames was faulty batteries produced by Samsung's own subsidiary. Amid reports that Samsung might launch the S8 earlier than expected, both companies are in a rush to complete any deals on the table. The first batch of Galaxy Note 7s from production was recalled. Read More

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The New Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Footage Looks Incredible

The New Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Footage Looks Incredible

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is due to release simultaneously for both the Wii U and NX in 2017. Like the trailer we saw, there's plenty of in-game action here. Later today, Nintendo will reveal its new console, now codenamed NX, for which Breath of the Wild is one of the few confirmed games so far. Do not hesitate to leave your opinion in relation to whatever you find out in all videos below. Read More

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Police docs: Giants kicker Brown said he abused wife

Police docs: Giants kicker Brown said he abused wife

The Giants are yet to comment on the specifics of the report. These documents were turned over to police by Brown's wife after his May 2015 arrest, which led to a fourth-degree domestic violence charge that was dropped five days later. "I have physically, mentally, emotionally and verbally been a repulsive man", Brown wrote in one journal entry. In one of Brown's journal entries obtained as part of the investigation, he writes: "I have abused my wife". Read More

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Apple: Many 'genuine' Apple products on Amazon are fake

Apple: Many 'genuine' Apple products on Amazon are fake

Apple writes, "Consumers, relying on Amazon .com's reputation, have no reason to suspect the power products they purchased from Amazon .com are anything but genuine". "I'm appalled that the seller and Amazon support selling a product like this". Apple claims to have purchased and tested products from the company and found them to be counterfeit. Read More

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Samsung says Note 7 recall to cost another $3 billion

Samsung says Note 7 recall to cost another $3 billion

A visitor tries out a Samsung Electronics Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone at its shop in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. The botched recall is raising questions about Samsung's initial analysis of the Note 7 phone's problems. When replacement phones also started to combust, the company eventually chose to scrap the Note 7 line entirely. Samsung also recalled about 200,000 phones in China and about half a million phones in South Korea. Read More

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Curt Schilling breaks his silence on WPRO with John DePetro

Curt Schilling breaks his silence on WPRO with John DePetro

Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., if his wife agrees. Schilling would present voters with a stark contrast if he challenges the liberal darling Warren. The state sued. Schilling to Rhode Island: "If somebody thinks I need to apologize, what is that thing I need to apologize for?" "I couldn't raise the final tranche of money and get the product to launch and that will never be anyone's fault but mine", he said. Read More

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US bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from air travel

Samsung Electronics Co 005930.KS on Friday offered alternative phones to its India customers who had pre-ordered its flagship Galaxy Note 7 devices, in a bid to appease loyal clients in one of its largest smartphone markets. Samsung announced on Tuesday it was halting production of the Note 7 after some updated versions of the phones continued to overheat. The US recall and replacement programme for the Note 7 has begun after an agreement was reached with the Consumer Product ... Read More

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It's time for a Google Store

While those initial fears were definitely warranted giving past performance, it appears that everyone was getting worked up over nothing. But today, both Google and Verizon have assured buyers that the Pixel and Pixel XL will receive those updates through the carrier without delay. Read More

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PlayStation VR does not work well with bright lights and mirrors — Sony

PlayStation VR does not work well with bright lights and mirrors — Sony

As well as offering a range of specially designed games, the unit also allows you to play your existing PS4 games, or watch films, TV or Netflix content on a virtual, cinema-sized screen. You're going to have to free up a power outlet and dedicate one of the PlayStation 4's USB ports, so plan ahead. Finally, there are instructions on how to properly wear and adjust the headset (or take it off). Read More

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