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Microsoft's new Lumia 950 and 950 XL smartphones

On the other hand, the Microsoft Lumia 950, which was recently unveiled in New York on October 6, presents a smaller 5.2-inch AMOLED touchscreen with 1440 x 2560 pixel density under Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Microsoft had to do it different to stand out. And even if you did purchase one off-contract and unlocked, it will only work on AT& T and T-Mobile networks - Sprint and Verizon Wireless customers need not apply.

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We now know when Windows 10 Mobile will 'launch'

With Microsoft's ambitious goal to bring Windows 10 to a billion devices within the next few years , developers could see the monetization potential for Windows 10 Mobile , and hopefully this means that more developers will create more apps for these devices.

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Ontario launches investigation into Volkswagen Canada and Audi Canada

VOLKSWAGEN Group Australia (VGA) has announced an online tool so Australian VW and Skoda owners can discover if their vehicles have the EA189 diesel engines caught up in the Group's global emissions scandal . The sales ban and subsequent recall in Australia follows similar action in the United States and Europe; more than 11 million cars are affected globally.

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Toyota Testing Semi-Autonomous Lexus GS on Japanese Highways

The move comes after Toyota a year ago said rather pointedly that "Toyota will not be developing a driverless vehicle". This includes merging onto or exiting highways, maintaining or changing lanes, and maintaining inter-vehicle distances. Toyota also demonstrated another futuristic automated technology called Intelligent Transportation System, which it has been testing on roads in the Toyota city area and Tokyo.

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Audi Q7, Hyundai Tucson, Opel Karl and Mazda MX-5 — Euro NCAP

Testers say it is a commendable result for models in the Viva's city car category, but added that the crash tests showed up some weaknesses. However, the car's pedestrian protection came in for special praise, scoring 93% thanks to its standard fit deployable bonnet.

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Minecraft adds flying capes in today's snapshot, see them in action

A tweet by a Mojang developer reveals that players may now take to the skies in " Minecraft " as a new method of traversing the game's infinite world. The cape will arrive on PC with the next snapshot update. You'll have to find it. However, I think the bugs are offset somewhat by the ability to soar through the air like a bird or super hero.