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The body of Bernstein, 19, was discovered last week in a southern California park, where he was visiting his parents during winter break. Blaze Bernstein had recently been named the managing editor of Penn Appétit , a student-run food magazine at the Ivy League university.
  • Microsoft is working on a new Xbox Elite Controller

    Microsoft is working on a new Xbox Elite Controller

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    As well, the new Elite controller reportedly contains new three-level Hair Trigger Locks, and the charging port on the back is said to function similar to a MagSafe charger so that it's easy to remove the cable. In our review of it , we noted its £120 price might be considered too steep for a console game controller, but we also said it's a small price to pay for perfection.
  • Steve Bannon appears for questioning as part of Russian Federation probe

    Steve Bannon appears for questioning as part of Russian Federation probe

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    Conaway declined to tell CNN while the meeting was ongoing whether the panel would hold Bannon in contempt if he failed to divulge key information under subpoena. And his doctor says they're conclusive: Trump is a "very sharp" and "articulate" guy. A source close to Bannon subsequently provided a statement saying Bannon expressed regret over the timing of his response to the book and that he thinks Trump Jr.is a "patriot".
  • Motorola's next flagship will adopt an iPhone X-style notch

    Motorola's next flagship will adopt an iPhone X-style notch

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    It seems like the smartphone will have two memory variants; one with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage; whereas another one will feature 4GB RAM and 64GB of default storage. What the Moto X5 does have however is a new white software button that's a bit reminiscent of the iPhone X's home indicator bar. In the camera department, the Moto G6 Plus brings a similar setup from Moto G6 , dual 12MP+5MP rear cameras and a 16MP selfie camera at the front.
  • Land Rover Defender makes a final appearance to celebrate marque's 70th anniversary

    Land Rover Defender makes a final appearance to celebrate marque's 70th anniversary

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    Defender Works V8 is the most powerful and fastest version that Land Rover has ever created. Despite the Defender's brick-like lines, that's enough to get it to 60mph in just 5.6 seconds. Full Windsor Leather interior trim covers the dashboard, door panels, headlining and Recaro sports seats. Land Rover Classic also announced that it will be releasing new performance upgrades for Land Rover owners to fit to their own Defenders, such as new diesel engines , chassis upgrades and braking ...
  • Maersk, IBM to create JV to develop blockchain-based supply chain platform

    Maersk, IBM to create JV to develop blockchain-based supply chain platform

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    It will establish a single shared, immutable, real-time view of a transaction without compromising details, privacy or confidentiality. The shared vision of using blockchain technology to create more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade is the basis of a new partnership between shipping giant A.P.
  • Today Is The Last Day To Upgrade To Windows 10 Free

    Today Is The Last Day To Upgrade To Windows 10 Free

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    In December, Microsoft extended the deadline even more, until January 16. The closing of this service might also come from Microsoft's attempt at stopping scammers from fooling its Windows users, as a fake upgrade patch is known to be in circulation.
  • Four Police Officers Shot During South Carolina Manhunt

    Four Police Officers Shot During South Carolina Manhunt

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    That officer and two others were either in surgery or awaiting surgery, Faris said this morning, adding that the fourth officer had come out of surgery at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. Monday after he attacked his wife, authorities said. He didn't say which officer was critically injured. When the officers arrived, the alleged suspect, later identified as Christian Thomas McCall , 47, fled on foot.
  • South Africa, Ghana summon U.S. diplomats after Trump remark

    South Africa, Ghana summon U.S. diplomats after Trump remark

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    It is the first time the president has responded directly to the racism accusations. In remarks to reporters at a dinner photo opportunity with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy in West Palm Beach, Florida, Trump said when asked if he is a racist , "No, I'm not a racist ".
  • Google to Build New Data Centers Around the World

    Google to Build New Data Centers Around the World

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    With the Havfrue cable, we see Google shake things up a bit. Google's network of undersea cables is growing. The second cable, called the Havfrue (Danish for "mermaid") cable will run from the east coast of the U.S. Google's Cloud platform is already up and running in thirteen regions including Tokyo, Taiwan, Mumbai, Singapore, Sydney, London, Belgium, Frankfurt, Sao Paulo, Oregon, Iowa, Northern Virginia, and SC.
  • Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition, PC Date Announced

    Final Fantasy XV Royal Edition, PC Date Announced

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    That's every individual character episode, the multiplayer Comrades DLC and all the smaller content packs included in the game's season pass . After collecting all the royal arms , you'll gain access to an accessory in a hidden part of the world that unlocks Armiger Unleashed .
  • Mustang Comes to Detroit With a Bullitt

    Mustang Comes to Detroit With a Bullitt

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    A nifty thing about the new vehicle is the 12-inch main instrument LCD cluster is similar to the one on the current Mustang but the Bullitt model opens with an image of the auto instead of a pony. Unlike the original stunt vehicle which was recently discovered in Mexico and was nearly transformed into an Eleanor, this 1968 Mustang Bullitt remains completely original.
  • Google Arts & Culture App Can Match Your Selfie to Fine Art

    Google Arts & Culture App Can Match Your Selfie to Fine Art

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    Oh what price vanity, etc etc... It offers a suite of terrific features for those interested in art, but it's certainly not among Google's most widely used apps. Reviews of the app on the Google App Store demonstrate that the app isn't even available in some USA states and seemingly not in Canada. According to Google's computer vision technology , my photo most closely resembled the 1876 paining "A Neapolitan Woman" by Friedrich Dürck.
  • Vivo showed the original smartphone with fingerprint scanner in the display

    Vivo showed the original smartphone with fingerprint scanner in the display

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    The company also demonstrated functioning of the scanner, and unlocking of the device. Users will then only need to place their fingerprints on top of the icon for authentication. A Verge reviewer wrote: "The uncanny thing for me with this phone is how obvious and immediately intuitive the in-display fingerprint system is". You can find out more details about this new technology over at Vivo at the link below.
  • WhatsApp testing new feature to 'dismiss' someone as group admin

    WhatsApp testing new feature to 'dismiss' someone as group admin

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    The design flaws "allows an attacker ... controlling some of the messages sent by the WhatsApp server, to become a member of the group or add other users to the group without any interaction of the other users", according to their research paper released earlier this month.
  • Got batteries? Outage stalls giant tech show in Las Vegas

    Got batteries? Outage stalls giant tech show in Las Vegas

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    Playing both sides, Panasonic also showed how it is bringing Google Assistant technology to cars as well. The Consumer Technology Association is right there with you. But keen pundits will also be watching Samsung to see if it does unveil its first "foldable" smartphone, as tipped past year. The rare blackout follows rains that had shuttered some events at the show, whose location in the Nevada desert usually offers visitors a respite from snow and frigid temperatures elsewhere in the country.
  • Former world champ Khan to return to ring

    Former world champ Khan to return to ring

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    His partnership with Hearn has also fuelled speculation of a bout with Kell Brook, who also has Hearn as a promoter, in the future. "But Amir Khan will spend more time moving around the ring and more time boxing so I couldn't say right now".
  • Intel CEO Addresses Chip Vulnerabilities

    Intel CEO Addresses Chip Vulnerabilities

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    The second announcement was regarding Tangle Lake, which is a 49-qubit superconducting quantum test chip (image at the top). "This 49-qubit chip pushes beyond our ability to simulate and pushes towards quantum supremacy, the point at which quantum computers far and away surpass the world's best supercomputers", Krzanich said .
  • HTC U11 EYEs to be Unveiled on January 15

    HTC U11 EYEs to be Unveiled on January 15

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    The device will feature a 5.99 inch full view display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the U11 EYEs reportedly packs a mid-range Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 , a system-on-chip in big.LITTLE configuration with four high-performance ARM-A72 cores and four energy-efficient Cortex-A53 cores.
  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Is Doing Really Well On The Switch

    Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Is Doing Really Well On The Switch

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    Now for the Dragon Ball FighterZ move list! Dragon Ball FighterZ has been developed by Arc System Works which is known for similar fighting games like Guilty Gear Xrd and Chrono Phantasma. If you pre-ordered the game, you can jump in on Saturday 13th January at 00:00 PST/08:00 GMT. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 first launched for PlayStation 4, Xbox One , and PC in October 2016, followed by Switch in September 2017.
  • Samsung's upcoming smartphones to feature unlocked FM chips

    Samsung's upcoming smartphones to feature unlocked FM chips

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    Either way, it's important to remember not just the convenience of the 1933-invented FM radio broadcasting technology, but also its vital potential of conveying life-saving information in emergency situations. Many in developing countries rely on FM radio access on smartphones. Several smartphones, including all iPhone models before the iPhone 7, come with hardware capable of receiving FM radio signals, but this hardware is usually deactivated.
  • Major security flaws put virtually all phones & computers at risk

    Major security flaws put virtually all phones & computers at risk

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    In an online Q&A accompanying their findings, researchers noted that nearly everyone is "most certainly" affected by either Meltdown or Spectre , and there is no way to discover whether those flaws have been exploited by a hacker. Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), Google and Microsoft (MSFT) have reported seeing "little to no performance impact " from the software patches and firmware updates, Intel said in a news release .
  • Assassin's Creed Rogue remastered coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

    Assassin's Creed Rogue remastered coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

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    This upcoming remaster is being developed by the same studio that originally developed Rogue - Ubisoft Sofia - and figures to greatly enhance the original title's visuals. The big difference? You're playing as a baddie Templar hunting down Assassins - the only game in the series where you can do this. A lot of players and fans may have missed this entry into the Assassin's Creed due to the game being released alongside Black Flag .
  • Nintendo Switch is getting two more Wii U ports

    Nintendo Switch is getting two more Wii U ports

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    Here's some more Donkey Kong news today, and this bit is for the Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle crowd. You'll be running about with a cache of 60 lives, only to lose them all on a single level. During the January 11th Nintendo Direct , Nintendo showcased a new trailer featuring a brand new character and mode. It brings one big change: It's playable as the super-chilled Funky Kong, who's largely impervious to damage.
  • Retro Game Boy console remake due out this year

    Retro Game Boy console remake due out this year

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    According to Gizmodo , the Ultra Game Boy will be a handheld console that will be able to play original Game Boy cartridges, but with some improvements. Oh, and you won't have to worry about AA batteries either - the system comes with a built-in battery pack that will last for up to six hours. It seems unlikely that a Classic edition of the Game Boy is next in line for Nintendo, however, as the company has other consoles it could make (a miniature Nintendo 64, anyone?).
  • Twitch announces exclusive Overwatch League livestreaming deal

    Twitch announces exclusive Overwatch League livestreaming deal

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    The Overwatch League and streaming video service Twitch have signed a two-year broadcast rights deal, which means that every Overwatch League match will be broadcast on Twitch . A lot hinges on the Overwatch League's success, and their ability to keep viewers outside of the initial kickoff blast. Nevertheless, all the match-ups happening in North America, South Korea, and France will be broadcast throughout Twitch .
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms Revealed As The Franchise's New Historical Game

    Total War: Three Kingdoms Revealed As The Franchise's New Historical Game

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    The studio just released a brand new announcement trailer to introduce fans to the world of Total War: Three Kingdoms , making good on their promise a year ago that more historical titles were in the works! In November, Creative Assembly discussed the direction of its historical games-teasing scant information on what would become series spin-off Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia , Rome 2's Empire divided DLC, and a then unnamed "brand new era" in the process.
  • Kia Niro EV shoots for 200-plus-mile range

    Kia Niro EV shoots for 200-plus-mile range

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    At the now on-going Consumer Electronic Show, Kia introduced the Niro EV Concept . Plus its new "ACE" strategy will also make its cars more Autonomous, Connected and Eco/Electric. An Active Pedestrian Warning System on the show auto uses a variety of sensors to spot potential "obstacles" and can sound an alert if a pedestrian walks in front of the vehicle.
  • New Xbox features in the works; Next Achievements, Do Not Disturb, More

    New Xbox features in the works; Next Achievements, Do Not Disturb, More

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    The update is only available in the Alpha ring of the Xbox Insider program for now, but it will be coming to regular users outside of the Xbox Insider program in the coming months once it goes through all the required testing . The Narrator is also now able to read large amounts of text. Inactivity shutdown options have also been added. Now there are one and six hour options, but Microsoft made a decision to add, two, three, four, and five hour options after reviewing feedback from users.
  • Apple is Bringing More Parental Controls To The iPhone

    Apple is Bringing More Parental Controls To The iPhone

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    In a statement, Apple said it has a "long history" of parental controls. In an open letter to Apple on Monday, the investors suggested the company goes a step further and allow users' ages to be inputted into phones, screen time to be limited, as well as a restriction on use to certain hours.
  • BMW Releases Nail-Biting Footage Of Its Mid-Drift Refuelling Efforts

    BMW Releases Nail-Biting Footage Of Its Mid-Drift Refuelling Efforts

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    BMW found the main obstacle for gaining back its previous drift record set in 2013 - and summarily usurped by Toyota twice - was that the M5 kept running out of fuel, so the quirky solution was to refuel mid-drift. BMW had to develop a complex refuelling system with an exterior nozzle to facilitate refuelling on the go so that the M5 never had to stop for fuel.
  • Razer's project Linda is the Frankenstein's monster of laptops

    Razer's project Linda is the Frankenstein's monster of laptops

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    Otherwise, it's pretty much totally dependent on the Razer Phone , which itself is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and 8GB of RAM. Still, it'll be exciting to see where this goes. The screen measures 13.3 inches, with a Quad HD (2,560 x 1,440 pixel) display, and it can either mirror what's on the phone or act as a second screen for certain games and apps.
  • Amazon Bringing Alexa to Windows 10 PCs

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    We have yet to see this concept brought to life, so my money is on the dedicated Alexa app shipping before integration with Cortana becomes a usable feature. Following Acer Air Monitor , the brand new V6820M and V6820i 4K UHD projectors will now work with Amazon Alexa, setting a one-of-a-kind technological milestone.
  • Just In: Details on the Ford F-150 Diesel!

    Just In: Details on the Ford F-150 Diesel!

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    But with the addition of the new Power Stroke diesel, Ford is hoping to deliver the sort of numbers that, not all that, long ago, would have been impressive coming from a compact sedan. Promise kept: Ford has announced it will begin taking orders on the new edition beginning in mid-January, and that the first models should appear at dealers by spring.
  • Intel's 8th Gen G-series processors pack RX Vega M graphics

    Intel's 8th Gen G-series processors pack RX Vega M graphics

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    And for graphics performance, going by 3DMark 11 benchmarks, the Ryzen 7 Pro is around 125% faster than that Intel processor. The CPU unites the Intel quad-center CPU, Radeon RX Vega M illustrations and 4GB of committed HBM2 utilizing Intel's new Embedded Multi-Die Interconnect Bridge (EMIB) innovation.
  • Samsung Unveils The Wall, World's First Modular MicroLED 146-inch TV

    Samsung Unveils The Wall, World's First Modular MicroLED 146-inch TV

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    When there's a 146-inch MicroLED elephant in the room, it can be hard to see anything else, but it would be a mistake to overlook Samsung's 85-inch 8K Q9S QLED TV. It packs an 8K resolution regardless of its size. Amongst the slew of giant screens, all Ultra-HD and usually HDR or Dolby Vision-equipped, few expected South Korean electronics giant Samsung to do much at CES 2018 that was truly spectacular.
  • Apple release iOS 11.2.2 update to address Spectre

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    Apple on Monday released iOS 11 .2.2, a relatively small but important update with a handful of fixes for a unsafe security vulnerability that made headlines last week . "We recommend downloading software only from trusted sources such as the App Store", the company said . As is typical, Apple provides few details beyond making it clear which vulnerabilities are targeted, but the firm does thank the researchers responsible for finding the bugs, including Jann Horn of Google Project Zero, ...
  • Nvidia Shows Off Giant Gaming Monitor at CES 2018

    Nvidia Shows Off Giant Gaming Monitor at CES 2018

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    Having said that, NVIDIA's first BFGD solution doesn't seem like just another Android TV featuring a large panel, as it also comes with incorporated SHIELD capabilities, giving users the option of streaming SHIELD content directly onto their TVs without requiring an external box or tablet for the service.