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Google ditches Project Ara's modular smartphones

Google ditches Project Ara's modular smartphones

But it seems the company is planning for the Nexus to take that spot. It's not all bad news, though, as the same report says that Google could license out Project Ara technology to other companies, so we could still see the ideas surface to the top eventually.


TomTom at IFA 2016: Innovation to Get People Going

TomTom at IFA 2016: Innovation to Get People Going

But the real highlight comes in the form of the body composition tech TomTom has included for the very first time in a wearable. It has most of the things you'd expect from a fitness tracker - it has a touchscreen display, and it can calculate heart rate, track sleep, count steps, and estimate the calories you've burned.


Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare multiplayer reveal coming on Friday

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare multiplayer reveal coming on Friday

Attending fans will also get to play the first Call of Duty PlayStation®VR experience on-site and feel what it's like to pilot and dogfight a Jackal, the personal fighter jet in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. Up to this point, we've only seen a bit of campaign content from the remaster, courtesy of a recent addition to the official Call of Duty YouTube channel; however, that will apparently change in a matter of days.


Nawaz Sharif picks up Kashmir atrocities with Ban Ki-moon: FO

Nawaz Sharif picks up Kashmir atrocities with Ban Ki-moon: FO

Asked about China-Pakistan economic corridor, Swarup said it passes through India's sovereign territory under illegal occupation of Pakistan and that "India would obviously have concerns about any project there happening with third party collaboration".


NASA releases video of 3 hurricanes from space

NASA releases video of 3 hurricanes from space

At 7:20 a.m. EDT (1120 UTC) Infrared data from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer aboard NASA's Aqua satellite showed cloud tops northeast of the center as cold as minus 70 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 56.6 degrees Celsius). Lester is hitting 130 miles per hour (210 kph), according to the National Hurricane Center, and Madeline is reaching 90 miles per hour (150 kph). Tropical storm Hermine has already caused flooding in parts of Florida and resulted in storm warnings and watches ...



World's oldest fossils found in Greenland

Why did life evolve? "This discovery represents a new benchmark for the oldest preserved evidence of life on Earth", Professor Van Kranendonk said . They were discovered in the 1950s and dated by the early 1990s. "Mars was wet", Nutman told the Washington Post . The rocks were part of the seafloor 3.7 billion years ago, and the wavy lines, just a few centimetres across, would be remnants of primordial microbial colonies called stromatolites .