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Wal-Mart testing new grocery delivery technology

Wal-Mart testing new grocery delivery technology

Wal-Mart is planning an innovative delivery system in order to compete with Amazon and other retailers. Marking no limits in the field of grocery delivery services, Walmart has announced that it is testing a new service that will deliver the ordered items all the way to the customer’s kitchen and even unload the products into the refrigerator.

To offer the new service in a bid to get a new advantage in grocery delivery over rivals like Amazon, Walmart has partnered with the tech firm August Home.

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Hewlett Packard reportedly planning to cut 5,000 jobs

Hewlett Packard reportedly planning to cut 5,000 jobs

Tech giant Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HP) is mulling a plan to slash its workforce to pare expenses and improve its profitability, people familiar with the matter revealed.

Speaking on the condition of anonymity, people familiar with the matter said that HP is working on a plan to slash its workforce by 10 per cent. As the company has nearly 50,000 workers, the potential job cuts mean that the company would likely throw nearly 5,000 people out of work.

The job cuts would most probably affect workers in the United States and abroad, field workers and managers.

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Gigabyte announces miniature GTX 1080 graphics card

Gigabyte announces miniature GTX 1080 graphics card

Continuing with its mission to minimize the size of its desktop graphics cards, Gigabyte has announced a notably small GTX 1080, dubbed GeForce GTX 1080 Mini ITX 8G. Gigabyte’s GeForce GTX 1080 Mini ITX 8G is merely 6.7 inches in length. Its length marks a decrease of nearly 5 inches than a regular GTX 1080 graphics card.

The new card has been designed to fit inside a mini-ITX case in order to provide a more portable desktop gaming manipulation.

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Nintendo ordered to pay $10M to iLife in patent infringement suit

Nintendo ordered to pay $10M to iLife in patent infringement suit

The American arm of mobile video game giant Nintendo suffered a tough legal blow on Thursday when a jury in Dallas, Texas, ruled that Nintendo of America infringed on iLife’s patented technology.

The jury also awarded $10 million to iLife. The patent in question is iLife’s motion-sensing accelerometer technology that Nintendo used in its Wii Remote controllers.

The patented technology was designed by iLife to detect when an elderly individual fell as well as to monitor babies for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

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Pages that regularly share false news won’t be able to buy ads: Facebook

Pages that regularly share false news won’t be able to buy ads: Facebook

Facebook, the most popular social-networking platform, has declared that Pages that regularly share false or fabricated news stories will not be able to purchase adverts on the network.

Taking another step against Pages that share false news stories, the company announced that the action involves stopping Pages, which frequently share false stories, from purchasing any Facebook ads at all, irrespective of whether or not the adverts include a disputed link.

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Harley-Davidson to turn 8 Dyna motorbikes into new Softail bikes

Harley-Davidson to turn 8 Dyna motorbikes into new Softail bikes

Betting big on cruisers, the luxury motorcycle brand Harley-Davidson has announced its decision to turn eight of its bestselling Dyna motorbikes into new Softail bikes.

The decision aims to attracting new riders and retain existing riders riding Harley-Davidson bikes longer.

The Dyna line of bikes that will be turned into the Softail family in 2018 include Fat Boy, Heritage Classic, Low Rider, Fat Bob, Street Bob, Softail Slim, Deluxe and Breakout.

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Uber’s net loss declines as ride bookings grow

Uber’s net loss declines as ride bookings grow

Uber Technologies reported lower loss by nearly 9 per cent in the second quarter of this year as ride bookings jumped. However, the mobile app-based ridesharing company is still far from being profitable.

On Wednesday, Uber announced that its net loss slipped from $708 million in the first quarter of this year to $645 million in the second quarter. In the fourth quarter of 2016, the company’s net loss was recorded at $708 million.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 facing challenges on multiple fronts

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 facing challenges on multiple fronts

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is facing an increasingly competitive minefield varied considerably from its predecessors as the new device could get squeezed by other Android rivals. Samsung will launch Note 8 just ahead of the 10th anniversary of apple iPhone. As the Samsung versus Apple battle is already known to all the iPhone will definitely give a tough challenge to the new Samsung device.

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Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway facing challenge from Sempra Energy for Oncor

Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway facing challenge from Sempra Energy for Oncor

Board members of the bankrupt Energy Future Holdings will reportedly hold a meeting this Sunday to decide whether to sell its power transmission division Oncor to Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. or accept a competing bid from Sempra Energy.

Speaking on the condition of anonymity, a person familiar with the matter revealed that the board received an opposing bid for Oncor from Energy Future’s biggest creditor Paul Singer's hedge fund Elliott Management Corp last Friday.

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Tesla announces risky new approach to customer service

Tesla announces risky new approach to customer service

During the past few years, Tesla was slammed by a number of complaints from some -high profile customers who sued the electric-carmaker alleging that the company didn’t respond to emails and calls about repairs.

In order to thwart any such issue in the future, Tesla has made a big change, taking a risky new approach to customer service. The e-carmaker recently revealed that it is now letting customers to bring their issues straight to a company executive.

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