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Google Maps returns to China after a gap of 8 years

Google Maps returns to China after a gap of 8 years

In recent months, Google's presence within China has increased following its 2010 exit over a refusal to self-censor content. A Google Maps app is also available to download for iPhones in China. About 90 million users have signed up for it so far. The American company announced in December that it would open the Google AI China Center for research into artificial intelligence.


Holding nose while sneezing may burst your ear drum

Holding nose while sneezing may burst your ear drum

A 34-year-old unnamed man in Britain learned that lesson the hard way and had to spend two weeks in the hospital due to his resulting injury. Subsequent imaging tests found that the force of the man's inward sneeze inadvertently punctured his pharynx, the section of the throat behind the mouth and nose found before the esophagus and larynx.


'Rainbow' Dinosaur Revealed in Field Museum Study

'Rainbow' Dinosaur Revealed in Field Museum Study

Extremely well preserved and complete remains of this ancient dinosaur , which appears like humming birds, have been recovered from the Hebei Province in northeast region of China. While its distinctive feathers were a relatively recent evolution, it had several traits typical of much earlier dinosaurs, including a bony crest on its head.


Acura RDX Prototype accurately previews production model arriving this year

Acura RDX Prototype accurately previews production model arriving this year

With the aged 2018 RDX now outselling all four Acura passenger cars combined, it's no wonder Honda's luxury brand is showing its compact luxury crossover SUV some love for the 2019 model year. Basically, a typical touchscreen in the center console will be out of the driver's line of sight, forcing the driver to take his or her eyes off of the road and press what they need to press on the display.


PS4 Japan Opens Beta Sing-ups, Firmware 5.50 Testing Begins

PS4 Japan Opens Beta Sing-ups, Firmware 5.50 Testing Begins

The new firmware update info is still shrouded in mystery however if you are curious and fancy some beta testing on this firmware, you can register yourself in order to get the download for the beta test once it is available. In order to sign up, you'll need a PS4 system with an internet connection and SEN account. You will also be rewarded for this choice with an exclusive PSN avatar.


5th Generation Avalon Debuts With Lexus Inspired Face

5th Generation Avalon Debuts With Lexus Inspired Face

Toyota assembles the new 2019 Avalon (just like the previous generations) at its TMMK plant in Georgetown, Kentucky. By offering Avalon with CarPlay, it appears Toyota has smoothed things over with Apple. The Avalon has never been a sporty sedan-especially given its typically geriatric buyer demographic-but that isn't stopping Toyota from trying to give the sedan a bit more snap.