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New Audi A8 revealed - prices, specs and engines

New Audi A8 revealed - prices, specs and engines

The unveil took place at the first ever Audi Global Summit in Barcelona. With rear wheel steering said to make the new A8 as agile and as nimble as a current A4, Audi is going all out to make its new limo as good to drive as it is to be driven in.


Pearson cashes in $1 billion of its Penguin Random House stake

Pearson cashes in $1 billion of its Penguin Random House stake

Shares in Pearson were down 6.4% at 646.50 pence, the worst performer in the FTSE 100 index on Tuesday. The German firm's increased stake would bring it "more than €60 million" in additional profits attributable to shareholders, he said.


Scientists spot distant galaxy with newly formed stars from Hubble images

Scientists spot distant galaxy with newly formed stars from Hubble images

Through gravitational lensing , which uses the gravitational effects to distort the galaxy's light, the team was able to magnify the distant region nearly 30 times for a better view. This galaxy had dozens of (comparatively) small star-forming regions 200 or 300 light-years long, which contradicts previous theories about such things.


Best Amazon Prime Day 2017 Deals for Kindle, Echo and Fire 7

Best Amazon Prime Day 2017 Deals for Kindle, Echo and Fire 7

One more perk of voice shopping: If you don't yet have a Prime Day membership, you can now sign up through Alexa and receive a $20 discount, putting the one-year membership price at $79. "We have high-tech algorithms that we have taken from our normal fulfillment centers, and we use them in this smaller building", Stephenie Landry, Amazon's worldwide director of Prime Now, told TIME.


LG Q6 video teaser tips at July 11 launch

LG Q6 video teaser tips at July 11 launch

As far as the design itself is concerned, the LG Q6 is likely going to borrow design elements from the LG G6 . To recall, the leaked specifications of the LG Q6 aka LG G6 mini suggest that the smartphone will sport a 5.4-inch FullVision display with the same 18:9 aspect ratio as the LG G6.


China tests self-sustaining space station in Beijing

China tests self-sustaining space station in Beijing

Volunteers smile from inside a simulated space cabin in which they temporarily live as a part of the scientistic Lunar Palace 365 Project, at Beihang University in Beijing, July 9, 2017. The biggest test of all, will be the psychological side of being isolated from the world. "They can become a bit depressed". The long silent hours with little or no human contact and the sameness of the surroundings with no open sky under which to stand can "create some psychological problems", she ...