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UFOs, fighter jets & Transformers: China’s $1.3bn VR theme park a world first (VIDEO)

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 10:44 The world’s first virtual reality theme park will finally open its doors to the public in southwest China this December, the company behind the project has announced – and footage of the facility does not disappoint. READ MORE: Britain’s Merlin to bewitch New Yorkers with Legoland theme park The ‘East Valley of Science and ...

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Apple releases first diversity report under new VP of diversity and inclusion

Apple has released its first diversity and inclusion report since naming Denise Young Smith as VP of diversity and inclusion in May. It’s also Apple’s first report since Donald Trump took the office of president of the United States. Let’s get into the numbers, which are as of July 2017. Apple is still 32 percent female worldwide. In the U.S., ...

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Amazon expands into private label sportswear and its first home furnishing lines

Amazon’s expansion into private label fashion continues with the launch of a handful of new sportswear brands, reports Bloomberg, citing data from L2 researchers. The additions, which include brands called Goodsport, Rebel Canyon, and Peak Velocity, will allow Amazon to challenge some of the biggest names in activewear, including Nike, Lululemon, Under Armour, and others. In addition, Amazon has launched ...

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iPhone X first weekend adoption tops the iPhone 8 models

The iPhone X is already showing strong consumer adoption, according to a new report from Localytics out today, despite the fact that long shipping delays for pre-orders mean many customers have yet to receive their devices. That said, iPhone X managed to grab 0.93 percent of the overall market share for iPhones after the first weekend of sales, the firm found. ...

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iPhone X first weekend adoption tops the iPhone 8 models

The iPhone X is already showing strong consumer adoption, according to a new report from Localytics out today, despite the fact that long shipping delays for pre-orders mean many customers have yet to receive their devices. That said, iPhone X managed to grab 0.93 percent of the overall market share for iPhones after the first weekend of sales, the firm found. ...

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Food in the nude: Naked diners welcome at Paris’s first naturist restaurant

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 21:19 Before proceeding to your table at a new Paris restaurant, make sure to leave your coat in the wardrobe… as well as all other clothes. Known for their casual attitude towards nakedness, the French now have their first eatery to dine in the raw. On Thursday night, O’Naturel restaurant welcomed its first guests from ...

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US military performs first airstrikes against ISIS-linked fighters in Somalia – officials

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 17:27 Edited time: 3 Nov, 2017 18:15 The US military has carried out airstrikes in northeastern Somalia, both Somali and US officials reported. They said the raid targeted fighters affiliated with Islamic State. According to an unidentified US official, at least two airstrikes were carried out on Friday. The alleged attack is the first US ...

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Apple could become world's first trillion dollar company

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 13:06 Shares of Apple rallied on better-than-expected fourth quarter results and hefty projections about its flagship iPhone X. This helped the company’s market cap briefly hit $ 900 billion in after-hours trading on Thursday. The company’s quarterly earnings published on Thursday topped analysts’ estimates with revenue reaching $ 52.6 billion against $ 50.7 billion forecast ...

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Alexa gets its first celeb voice with Oprah, but it’s just a holiday promo

Alexa is getting its first celebrity voice, and it’s Oprah. Before you get too excited, Oprah won’t respond to your day-to-day questions, as Alexa does – instead, the addition of Oprah’s voice is part of a holiday shopping promotion between Oprah’s O magazine and Amazon, where Oprah will help Alexa customers shop her “Favorite Things.” O, The Oprah Magazine and ...

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Google takes aim at medtech for Launchpad Studio’s first batch of AI-focused startups

Google has been going all-in on artificial intelligence and machine learning for some time now, and part of that is, of course, nurturing the growing ecosystem around it, from developer tools to startups. Their latest effort, Launchpad Studio, targets one vertical at a time, fostering startups looking to make deep changes to industries lagging behind the cutting edge; the first ...

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