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Volvo, Uber form driverless vehicle venture

A person will be sitting in the driver's seat with their fingertips on the wheel as the auto drives itself, ready to take over as needed, and another Uber engineer will be riding shotgun, taking notes on a laptop, while every aspect of the car's trip-inside and out-is recorded by cameras.

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Made-in-India Huawei Phones Coming Soon

The Huawei P9 is available for INR 39,999 exclusively on e-commerce website Flipkart . Under the hood, the phone comes with Huawei's own Kirin 955 64-bit octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM on the 32GB variant, and 4GB of RAM on 64GB storage variant.

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New Overwatch Eichenwalde Map Revealed at Gamescom

It's not clear when Eichenwalde will be released, but it should be soon. During the flashback, you get a glimpse of a Reinhardt-like soldier fighting against the robots, which is a clever nod towards the new Overwatch map that was also announced this week.

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BMW looks back on its turbo heritage with 2002 Hommage

In preparation for Pebble Beach this weekend, BMW has made a decision to give its 2002 Hommage - which was released in May this year - a new lease of life. Underneath the vintage-style, carbon-fiber bodywork, the 2002 Hommage is a BMW M2, complete with that car's 3-liter, turbocharged straight-six. In 1973, the 2002 turbo became the first series-produced vehicle in Europe to feature turbo technology, a move that also turned the BMW 02 into a full-on sports auto.

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Huawei brings P9 to India at Rs 39999

The Chinese phone maker partnered with iconic camera company Leica and features two 12 megapixel cameras at the back - one captures color images while the other captures monochrome images. Huawei has grabbed everyone's eyeballs with its latest flagship smartphone, the P9. Huawei P98 runs on Android 6 Marshmallow with a layer of Emoticon EMUI 4.1 UI.

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Intel unveils Project Alloy

Intel unveiled the new platform Tuesday, and I was able to get an up-close view of it. This type of tech also removes the need for complex sensor setups or hand controllers, Intel says. You can also see your hands inside the virtual world with this merged reality solution. It does this using two of Intel's RealSense cameras to continuously map your environment.