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If it seems like fake news is everywhere, that may be because it is. While the bots tweeted false information at a higher rate than humans, it wasn't that much of a difference, and even without bots, lies still spread faster and farther, Roy said.
  • New Mexico beats Wyoming men 85-75 in MWC Tournament

    New Mexico beats Wyoming men 85-75 in MWC Tournament

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    The Lobos will play in the championship for the first time since 2014 when they meet San Diego State in the final Saturday. What will make this game very interesting is that they are two very different teams from the last time they played on January 20 which saw the Lobos win.
  • Facebook gets exclusives rights to 25 Major League Baseball games this season

    Facebook gets exclusives rights to 25 Major League Baseball games this season

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    The first game on Facebook Watch will be a matchup between the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets at Citi Field on Wednesday, April 4. In a continuing effort to become a one stop shop for virtually everything, Facebook has signed an exclusive deal with Major League Baseball to stream 25 afternoon games during the 2018 season, according to Bloomberg .
  • Nintendo Announces Super Smash Bros. Switch For 2018 Release

    Nintendo Announces Super Smash Bros. Switch For 2018 Release

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    It may be assumed that the Inklings of Splatoon 2 will join the battle, and Mario and Link will be there too from their appearances in the trailer. Now series creator Masahiro Sakurai has confirmed that he's working on the game releasing this year.
  • It's not abnormal for people to leave White House: Sarah Sanders

    It's not abnormal for people to leave White House: Sarah Sanders

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    The president said he's going to be "very fair" and "very flexible" on tariffs and reiterated he wants a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and 10 percent on imported aluminum . He suggested in an earlier meeting with his Cabinet that Australia and "other countries" might be spared, a shift that could soften the worldwide blow amid threats of retaliation by trading partners.
  • Shiffrin secures overall World Cup title with 5 races to go

    Shiffrin secures overall World Cup title with 5 races to go

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    Shiffrin won slalom gold at the 2014 Sochi Olympics at the age of 18, a year after she won the first of her three consecutive world slalom titles. Two-time Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin can clinch her second overall world cup title with strong performances this week in Ofterschwang, Germany.
  • EBay Offers Massive 20% Discount on iPads, Macs, iPhones and More

    EBay Offers Massive 20% Discount on iPads, Macs, iPhones and More

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    That's a slight discount from the console's typical retail price of $300, but you can bring its cost down even further to $224 using the aforementioned 20% off coupon. Some of the better deals are selling out FAST - so we'll suggest picking up an item sooner rather than later if you're interested. FYI that some of the "list price" for the console bundles above are debatable but our price scraper picks them up straight from what the retailers listed.
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s to be Xiaomi's first phone with wireless charging

    Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s to be Xiaomi's first phone with wireless charging

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    Earlier leaks have indicated the Mi Mix 2S might just come with a notch, but this does not appear to be as big as the one on the iPhone X . The short video shows a user opening an app on the phone and scrolling through the content. In the images, we can also see that the phone has Xiaomi's Android skin, the MIUI OS. Earlier, a teaser posted on the Chinese social media website , Weibo possibly revealed the bottom bezel placement of front facing camera on the device.
  • A Fix For The Nintendo Switch's Playtime Glitch Is Coming Soon

    A Fix For The Nintendo Switch's Playtime Glitch Is Coming Soon

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    The Fractured But Whole has been announced for the Nintendo Switch . Rumors have been circulating for some time now about a Switch version of Smash Bros . Also, Dillon's Dead-Heat Breakers, an action-tower defense entry in the Dillon's Rolling Western series, will arrive on 24 May, while enhanced port Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr's Journey will release in 2019.
  • CVS Health Corp (CVS) Shares Bought by Exane Derivatives

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    It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Kings Point Capital Management decreased its stake in Cvs Caremark Corp (CVS) by 4.35% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pennsylvania-based Vanguard has invested 0.06% in Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS). Davenport & Limited Com holds 576,254 shares. Moreover, Da Davidson & has 0.01% invested in Advaxis, Inc.
  • BP), Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., (NASDAQ: TTWO)

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    Dennis Leibowitz decreased its stake in Take ( TTWO ) by 19.81% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The institutional investor held 313,000 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.37M, up from 250,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • Snapchat may soon allow you to tag people in snaps and stories

    Snapchat may soon allow you to tag people in snaps and stories

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    For now, tagging seems to be appearing on the app for some users. This would allow other users who look at your Story to tap that username and go find out who you tagged. "We're testing this", Snapchat officially confirmed to TechCrunch . It's similar to the feature available on iPhones to mute notifications from everyone, although the function on Snapchat is a little bit more complicated to turn on.
  • Robot Solves Rubik's Cube Puzzle in 0.38 Seconds

    Robot Solves Rubik's Cube Puzzle in 0.38 Seconds

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    The Rubik's Contraption uses a pair of PlayStation Eye cameras in order to near-instantly analyze and evaluate the most efficient way to solve a Rubik's Cube . As Katz pointed out, several Rubik's cubes were destroyed in the process of their tests. He has been awarded Guinness Book Record for creating such a robot.
  • Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) year to date performance remained at 8.55%

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    North Star Asset Management Inc. now owns 22,393 shares of the specialty retailer's stock valued at $3,861,000 after purchasing an additional 284 shares during the last quarter. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, February 16 with "Hold". Finally, Nomura reissued a "buy" rating and set a $219.00 target price (down from $221.00) on shares of Alibaba Group in a report on Tuesday, January 9th.
  • Intel Releases New And Faster Optane SSD

    Intel Releases New And Faster Optane SSD

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    The new Optane 800P SSDs can also be used in multiple SSD RAID configurations and support low-power states making them suitable for use in notebooks as well as desktop systems. Unlike the spinning-platter hard disk drives found in PCs, laptops, and other devices, solid-state drives provide non-volatile memory without moving parts.
  • MIT researchers say nuclear fusion will feed the grid

    MIT researchers say nuclear fusion will feed the grid "in 15 years"

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    Italian energy company Eni will conduct research with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and invest in a company created by former MIT scientists to produce energy from nuclear fusion. It plans to use a compound called yttrium-barium-copper oxide, or YBCO, in containment magnets that should open the way for more efficient, smaller-scale, lower-cost fusion reactors.
  • Octopath Traveler release date confirmed

    Octopath Traveler release date confirmed

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    The job system was shown off during battles, as well. Alfyn, meanwhile, is an apothecary. The absolutely incredible looking Octopath Traveler finally has a release date! Her path action is "Purchase", which allows her to obtain special items from townsfolk.
  • Valve Promises to Start Shipping Games Again

    Valve Promises to Start Shipping Games Again

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    Newell's comments seem to suggest that the company is focused on fusing its newfound hardware expertise with its renowned software development teams, which could rule out consoles entirely. Not necessarily because the franchise was the best franchise to have ever existed, but because on some level we know we're never going to get it, so we want it even more.
  • Waymo's self-driving trucks will start delivering freight in Atlanta

    Waymo's self-driving trucks will start delivering freight in Atlanta

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    Atlanta is one of the biggest logistics hubs in the country, making it a natural home for Google's logistical operations and the ideal environment for our next phase of testing Waymo's self-driving trucks. Waymo revealed Friday it integrated its self-driving system into Class 8 big rig trucks and has already been testing in California and Arizona. Although the basic principles of driving remain the same, driving a truck that's loaded down with cargo is trickier due to its size and different ...
  • Google Maps is turning into 'Mario Kart' today to celebrate Mario Day

    Google Maps is turning into 'Mario Kart' today to celebrate Mario Day

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    There won't be any red shell throwing or bananas along the route, so if you're leading the pack then you don't need to worry about a surprise spiny shell at all. Once your app is updated to the latest version, the feature will appear when you search for directions. Previous updates turned the whole of Google Maps into a game of Pac-man, and turned the Pegman into the Loch Ness Monster.
  • New McLaren BP23 Will Go Faster Than Legendary F1

    New McLaren BP23 Will Go Faster Than Legendary F1

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    McLaren has dubbed the new vehicle a "hyper GT" because it will have the frankly ludicrous performance we've come to expect from the firm's road cars, but with the comfort befitting of a long-distance cruiser. The BP23 name is, currently, only a codename; McLaren says that the final name will be announced closer to its release, though it won't follow the same alphanumeric pattern of the current Sports Series and Super Series cars.
  • College of Business poll finds Floridians want stricter gun laws

    College of Business poll finds Floridians want stricter gun laws

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    We hear again and again from the NRA about American liberties. It's going to take serious, thoughtful, and hard conversation to draft and pass new legislation, but there are several common-sense solutions that already have overwhelming support among the American people.
  • 'Mario Tennis Aces' Characters, Release Date and Details

    'Mario Tennis Aces' Characters, Release Date and Details

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    Zone shots take energy, and you have a limited pool of energy to use each match. The most recent title, Tennis: Ultra Smash , was released on the Wii U to mixed reviews with a Metacritic score of 58. So what do you think of the upcoming Mario Tennis game? The details and screenshots came up on Rakuten , an online retailer, and the game's product page (which has since been removed) had its release down as June 22 in Japan - most likely the same everywhere.
  • Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc. Trims Stake in QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM)

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    QUALCOMM Incorporated ( QCOM ) shares were closed at $62.49 a share in the latest session and the stock value gain nearly 0.56% since the beginning of this year. $2.81M worth of QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) shares were sold by GROB MATTHEW S. Among 20 analysts covering Lear Corporation ( NYSE:LEA ), 11 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold.
  • PUBG is getting a new map, vehicles, weapons, and emotes in 2018

    PUBG is getting a new map, vehicles, weapons, and emotes in 2018

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    The PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds development team have released a roadmap of the major updates they plan on introducing in 2018. PUBG Corp. also wants to test limb and vehicle bullet penetration, as well as overhauling the entire animation system for both third-and first-person.
  • WarioWare Gold Arrives on 3DS This Summer

    WarioWare Gold Arrives on 3DS This Summer

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    WarioWare Gold was among the first games announced during the March 8 Nintendo Direct . It will be contain around 300 microgames (quick, minigames where you have to suss the game's control's and objective out seconds), making it the in the biggest entry in the series.
  • Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Shares Bought by Wealthfront Inc

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    Triangle Securities Wealth Management increased its stake in Adobe Sys Inc ( ADBE ) by 79.29% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.90 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Adobe Systems Incorporated will post 5.12 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
  • Play as an Octoling in Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion

    Play as an Octoling in Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion

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    Before then, we'll see the release of Update 3.0. The Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion looks to be bringing some much-needed single-player content (featuring an Octoling named Agent 8), while the 3.0 update adds a bevy of new maps and gear to the game's multiplayer.
  • Crash Bandicoot Trilogy Coming To Nintendo Switch

    Crash Bandicoot Trilogy Coming To Nintendo Switch

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    Sane Trilogy is coming to the Switch. After the massive success of the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy on the PS4 alone Activision developed a 5-year plan for the PlayStation mascot. According to the publisher, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy features versions of Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back , and Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped and dazzling "N.
  • PS4 Pro 5.50 update adds supersampling support for 1080p displays

    PS4 Pro 5.50 update adds supersampling support for 1080p displays

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    The background image of the theme is also available for you to glimpse at, while the design features multiple characters from some of the famous game titles as well as some upcoming games. If you're playing on a 1080p or 2K display, your PS4 Pro will now supersample your in-game visuals, resulting in sharper images and better graphics fidelity in general.
  • Davide Astori funeral attended by thousands in Florence

    Davide Astori funeral attended by thousands in Florence

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    The square then fell silent for a few minutes, while many raised Fiorentina scarves and banners in the air. The father of Astori's partner Francesca Fioretti had a bad turn in Santa Croce and had to be stretchered out to an ambulance.
  • Android P marks the end of Nexus phones, Google tablets

    Android P marks the end of Nexus phones, Google tablets

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    The highlight of the preview version is built-in support for a notch cutting into the display at the top of the screen, called " display cutout support ". This is supposed to let developers take advantage of indoor positioning in apps. Previously, Google Lens was only available to users of Google's second-generation Pixel flagship smartphones.
  • Nintendo finally allows use of My Nintendo Gold Points to buy games

    Nintendo finally allows use of My Nintendo Gold Points to buy games

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    Back in February, Nintendo announced that My Nintendo users would be able to purchase titles on the Wii U, 3DS, and Switch eShop using gold points starting sometime this month. Players who desire to earn these Gold Points don't have to do anything more than register their game via the HOME Menu on the Nintendo Switch , if they bought a game physically, or just download it to their console.
  • The Division 2 Confirmed, Full Reveal at E3 2018

    The Division 2 Confirmed, Full Reveal at E3 2018

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    The division continues. After the celebrations of our 2 year anniversary, we will support the game with 2 more title updates . This update also marks the beginning of the brand new Shields monthly feature, in which achievements earned playing The Division will grant special rewards in The Division 2 .
  • Amazon's Alexa Has Users Freaking Out Over Random Laughter

    Amazon's Alexa Has Users Freaking Out Over Random Laughter

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    After the video spread across the internet, Amazon issued a statement in which it called the problem a "technical glitch" that it fixed, so that Alexa would reply that she works for Amazon when asked about her ties to the Central Intelligence Agency.
  • Explosives destroyed at Beaver Dam apartment complex

    Explosives destroyed at Beaver Dam apartment complex

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    Tolomeo said explosive officials had to destroy the unsafe materials because they were highly volatile and couldn't be handled or removed. "They told us that it's safe to go back to our apartments, and I'm really happy about that". Authorities held a town hall meeting for residents directly affected by the situation late Wednesday morning, with an Federal Bureau of Investigation victim assistant specialist and Dodge County Emergency Management.
  • A First Look! The 'Luke Cage' Season 2 Trailer

    A First Look! The 'Luke Cage' Season 2 Trailer

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    In the comics, Heroes for Hire started with Luke Cage trying to supplement his income so it would make sense to introduce it within his show. The trailer description also hints that Cage will face a new enemy, "But being so visible has only increased his need to protect the community and find the limits of who he can and can't save".
  • Reasons to Install the Pixel Android P Update & 4 Reasons You Shouldn't

    Reasons to Install the Pixel Android P Update & 4 Reasons You Shouldn't

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    Google is launching its Android P developer preview where users can see what the upcoming OS will look like with one of the main features being built in support for a notch in the display. Google is also making sure that mic, camera, and all SensorManager sensors are not accessed when an app is idle for better privacy. With Pixel 2 , the search giant integrated stronger AI abilities in the camera's feature.
  • Travis Kalanick is taking his next big idea to India

    Travis Kalanick is taking his next big idea to India

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    The fund , which will be overseen directly by Kalanick, will investments in both profit and non-profit projects. His new firm, pronounced "ten one-hundred", encapsulates Kalanick's "passions, investments, ideas and big bets", he said in a statement.