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Starting this week, the Google Play Store will feature a collection of apps and games including 80 Days, Zen Koi 2, Race for the Galaxy and Kami 2 made by female developers from around the world. The contributing artists included: Anna Haifisch , Chihiro Takeuchi , Estelí Meza, Francesca Sanna , Isuri , Karabo Poppy Moletsane , Kaveri Gopalakrishnan , Laerte, Philippa Rice, Saffa Khan , Tillie Walden and Tunalaya Dunn.
  • Nasa wants to send your name to the Sun

    Nasa wants to send your name to the Sun

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    Come with us as we plunge through the Sun's atmosphere, closer to the surface than any spacecraft before it, facing brutal heat and radiation conditions-and ultimately providing humanity with the first-ever close-up view of a star. He theorized an explanation of how the Sun's corona is hotter than the surface of the star itself, which is a theory NASA says it has continued to focus and study in what is known as heliophysics.
  • Every Oculus Rift is offline thanks to an expired certificate

    Every Oculus Rift is offline thanks to an expired certificate

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    There's no official fix right now, but Oculus is aware and working on it right now. They are getting a notification stating "Cant Reach Oculus Runtime Service" due to their certificate expiring. Yesterday, they announced problems with the Nvidia driver updates that were effecting VR users . Some users have found a workaround which simply involves setting your PC's time back about a day or so, basically earlier than March 7, because that's likely when this certificate expires.
  • Google introduces support for display cutouts and notches [sigh]

    Google introduces support for display cutouts and notches [sigh]

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    According to ETNews , a Korean website says "Apple made a decision to get rid of notch design starting from 2019 models and is having discussions with relevant companies." said an industry representative. That sounds practically impossible, so drilling holes into OLED panels or using so-called "BM (Black Matrix) area within displays" are also in consideration, at least for the time being.
  • Drone Finds Supercolony of 1.5M Penguins in Antarctica

    Drone Finds Supercolony of 1.5M Penguins in Antarctica

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    It's believed climate change , including "changes in sea ice extent and concentration as well as changes in air temperature and precipitation patterns and their possible effects on prey availability" are the primary culprits for the decline in Adelie penguins in western Antarctica.
  • Lenovo S5 likely pegged for a March 20 announcement

    Lenovo S5 likely pegged for a March 20 announcement

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    The device will be firstly unveiled in China, later on, it might make its way to the Indian market. So yes, the new Lenovo S5 smartphone is going to announce on March 20. Just last month, the Lenovo K520 was spotted on the Chinese certification site TENAA. It was shown packed with a 2GHz octa-core processor, accompanied with a 3GB RAM and 4GB RAM options, which would be paired with 32GB and 64GB storage options.
  • Fortnite Battle Royale Debuts New Limited-Time Only Game Mode

    Fortnite Battle Royale Debuts New Limited-Time Only Game Mode

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    The squad that earns the Victory Royale at the end of each match emerges victorious. I reckon it will be even more ridiculous than the 50v50 game mode introduced in December . "The team has some ideas, though, so players should see updates in the future". Epic has made the Battle Royale and Save The World modes in Fortnite their priority, but that hasn't stopped the devs from experimenting on occasion.
  • Nintendo Direct: What 2 PM PT Time Is

    Nintendo Direct: What 2 PM PT Time Is

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    The Nintendo Direct presentation is set to start at 2:00pm PT/5:00pm ET/10:00pm GMT/11:00pm CET. Will we be seeing any big bombshells such as Super Smash Bros, the Switch virtual console or some big 3rd party games like Diablo 3? But in that time, the aforementioned Mario Tennis Aces was announced along with the ports of Dark Souls and Donkey Kong: Tropical Freeze for Nintendo Switch .
  • Microsoft confirms 'S Mode' is replacing plans Windows 10 S

    Microsoft confirms 'S Mode' is replacing plans Windows 10 S

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    Microsoft and OEM partners have already started selling low-end notebooks running Windows 10 S for as little as $189 in an attempt to combat low-priced Chromebooks that have become popular across various industry verticals, but especially in the educational and business sectors.
  • Android P to make your phone a Bluetooth Keyboard or Mouse

    Android P to make your phone a Bluetooth Keyboard or Mouse

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    Alternatively, it could be a standard way to control “smart” appliances over Bluetooth – press any key to do the laundry. According to a report published on Monday, the next-generation Android P version of the open source OS will add support for the Bluetooth HID device profile service.
  • Xiaomi launches the Mi TV 4A with voice-control-supporting remote

    Xiaomi launches the Mi TV 4A with voice-control-supporting remote

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    The same model was launched in China past year at a price of Yuan 1849 (or approx Rs 19,000). The new Xiaomi Mi LED Smart TV 4A comes in two screen sizes measuring 32-inches and 43-inches. PatchWall OS offering 500,000+ hours of content, including TV shows and movies. A few weeks later, it has introduced a cheaper version of the same, termed as the Mi TV 4A today.
  • Microsoft Surface Pro with LTE Advanced now widely available

    Microsoft Surface Pro with LTE Advanced now widely available

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    The first of Microsoft's "always-connected" PCs with LTE connectivity is now available for pre-ordering, and early reviews are enthusiastic. The company launched a new version of the Surface Pro on Tuesday that has built-in LTE connectivity, something that should appeal to businesses with remote employees, or really anyone who's exhausted of tethering their iPhone to their MacBook with a dongle.
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S could feature wireless charging, AI capabilities

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    The new live leak image of the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s smartphone was shared on a Chinese Micro-blogging website, Weibo . The image also shows that the handset will be sporting slim bezels at its top, left and right sides. The new Mi Mix 2s has a vertically aligned dual cameras at the back panel just like the iPhone X . Past leaks claim that the Mi MIX 2s will cost around RMB 4,000 (approximately Rs 40,000) when launched.
  • First US LNG shipment to reach India from Louisiana facility this month

    First US LNG shipment to reach India from Louisiana facility this month

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    Compton Capital Management Inc sold 8,033 shares as the company's stock declined 6.04% while stock markets rallied. The institutional investor held 331,459 shares of the consumer non-durables company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $17.19 million, up from 247,658 at the end of the previous reported quarter.
  • Gboard Adds Support for Another 22 Languages, Including Korean and Chinese

    Gboard Adds Support for Another 22 Languages, Including Korean and Chinese

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    South Korea has one of the biggest digital markets (not to mention the country with the fastest internet) and China is of course a huge smartphone market and Mandarin is the most widely spoken language in the world, so that makes sense. Considering that Swype has offered Korean support since 2010, and Chinese since 2012, Google is pretty late to the game, though it has offered support for the two languages on iOS for some time.
  • Rimac creates an electric supercar with nearly 2000 horsepower!

    Rimac creates an electric supercar with nearly 2000 horsepower!

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    A flat floor and active rear venturi also ensure that the C_Two is both aerodynamically efficient and stable at speed - again necessary with a auto capable of such outrageous numbers. There's room for two and unlike most supercars, there's even room for your gear. Furthermore, the rear wing operates as a full air-brake to stabilize the vehicle under heavy braking.
  • Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) To Report Earnings

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    It has underperformed by 4.67% the S&P500. Westpac Banking Corp increased its stake in Retail Pptys Amer Inc (RPAI) by 13.6% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. 343,320 were reported by Chevy Chase Tru Hldg. Moreover, Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Com has 0.04% invested in Ross Stores, Inc . (NASDAQ: ROST ).
  • The Witcher's Geralt Could Appear In Another Game This Year

    The Witcher's Geralt Could Appear In Another Game This Year

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    Ever want to see The Witcher's Geralt outside of his game series? While the tweet from CD Projekt Red's Momot and the report from Let's Play Video Games will surely get fans excited to see The Witcher's Geralt in SoulCalibur 6 , it's important to remain skeptical until all of the evidence is in to confirm as much.
  • USA intelligence chiefs wary of reported North Korea offer

    USA intelligence chiefs wary of reported North Korea offer

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    Coats said the president told him, "I assume you're doing your job - all of you who head up these agencies relative to cyber - but if you need for me to say, direct you to do it, do it". Trump has been criticized by Democrats and many Republicans in Congress for not rebuking Russian Federation over its interference in the 2016 campaign, including his comments that he accepted President Vladimir Putin's denial of meddling.
  • State of Decay 2 Release Date Revealed

    State of Decay 2 Release Date Revealed

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    That still-a-ways-out release date is to be expected given that we haven't heard much about the co-op zombie survival title as of late, but the price point is a nice surprise. We'll just have to wait and see. So yeah, fans are pretty stocked and are definitely anticipating a trend. In the interview, Greenberg admits to wanting to build a long-lasting experience with the community.
  • Apple will stop accepting iTunes LP submissions this month

    Apple will stop accepting iTunes LP submissions this month

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    Apple will be discontinuing its multimedia album format iTunes LP starting at the end of this month, according to a report from Metro this morning. Apple this week sent an email to those in the music business confirming that, as of 1 April, it will no longer be accepting iTunes LP submissions.
  • BlackBerry sues Facebook for infringing on messaging patents

    BlackBerry sues Facebook for infringing on messaging patents

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    BlackBerry also said a statement advising it had been trying over the course of several years to resolve the issue out of court, but chose to pursue the claim at the interest of its shareholders. Patent 8,429,236 covers the concept of changing how a mobile device sends messages depending on whether they're being actively read by the recipient's device.
  • Jaguar I-Pace Charges Into Luxury Electric Class at $70K

    Jaguar I-Pace Charges Into Luxury Electric Class at $70K

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    But Jaguar has clearly drawn a line in the sand here by pricing it underneath Tesla's two best-selling models so far. Look for the Jaguar I-Pace to go on sale in the second half of 2018. Retailers are also investing in training their sales and service personnel to better understand the electric vehicle market. Sitting atop the core I-Pace line-up is the HSE ($140,800), which gets different 20-inch alloys with diamond-turned finish, Matrix LED headlights, Windsor leather sports seats ...
  • Delhi event to mark Dalai Lama's 60th year in exile cancelled

    Delhi event to mark Dalai Lama's 60th year in exile cancelled

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    He said that the Thyagaraj stadium event has been shifted here now and the inter-faith prayer at Rajghat has been cancelled for now. The planned inter-faith prayer meet at Rajghat has been cancelled and the "Thank You India" event, which was to be held in Thyagaraj stadium here on March 31, will now be held in Dharamsala either on March 31 or April 1, he said.
  • Chinese Satellite Tiangong-1 May Crash Into Earth In March

    Chinese Satellite Tiangong-1 May Crash Into Earth In March

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    It's important to note, however, that some of the material on the space station is toxic, including the chemicals used in rocket fuel. China reportedly lost control of the unmanned space lab Tiangong-1 almost two years ago, in June 2016. He said fragments from a similar-sized rocket re-entered the atmosphere and landed in Peru in January. Although the uncontrolled descent of Tiangong-1 is something of a PR embarrassment, it has not deterred the Chinese government.
  • Status Orange Weather Warning For Midlands

    Status Orange Weather Warning For Midlands

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    The national forecaster will review the weather status later this morning. A Status Yellow snow and ice warning has also been put in place for Connacht and parts of the north west until at least midday today. "Snow accumulations continuing to increase overnight, in strong easterly winds". "Elsewhere any snow will turn to sleet and rain later this morning".
  • God of War PS4 Pro Bundle Officially Announced

    God of War PS4 Pro Bundle Officially Announced

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    She said that the top surface of the PS4 Pro is adorned with the skill tree that players will be using in the game to upgrade their axe. The side panels are trimmed with a handsome Norse design, and the runes each represent a realm in the game.
  • Gun in MI university shooting belonged to suspect's father

    Gun in MI university shooting belonged to suspect's father

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    Central Michigan University administrators say they have been inundated with people wishing to make a donation. Forth between Davis and his parents had a quarrel, after which the student opened fire. was a part-time officer on the force, calling it "a very hard time" for the Chicago suburb's department, the Chicago Tribune reported. He's from the Chicago area, and the Chicago Tribune reports authorities want Davis to have his first hearing Tuesday, March 6.
  • 'Diablo III' Nintendo Switch Rumors Claim Port is in Development

    'Diablo III' Nintendo Switch Rumors Claim Port is in Development

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    According to anonymous sources who have spoken to Eurogamer , Blizzard is indeed planning to bring Diablo 3 to the Switch . "[It was] meant to be a fun community engagement piece". Nintendo is very secretive and doesn't enjoy leaks, so it makes sense that Blizzard wants to keep development under wraps. What's more, third-party Switch games often aren't announced until close to their launch date.
  • Amazon expands Whole Foods delivery to Atlanta and San Francisco

    Amazon expands Whole Foods delivery to Atlanta and San Francisco

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    Just last month, Amazon rolled Whole Foods deliveries into Prime Now, giving Prime users in some cities around the USA the option to have groceries delivered to their door through the service. The marriage of Amazon and Whole Foods is bringing more benefits to Amazon Prime members in the Bay Area. Prime members receive two-hour delivery for free and ultra-fast delivery within one hour for $7.99 on orders of $35 or more.
  • Europe trade war must be avoided: German carmakers

    Europe trade war must be avoided: German carmakers

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    Carmakers and U.S. auto dealers are using a similar refrain to push back against U.S. President Donald Trump's talk of a trade war: Everyone will suffer if the rhetoric keeps ratcheting up. Sentix's index exclusively tracking Germany fell to 29.1 from 36.2 last month, while an expectations index for Germany dropped to -2.5 from 5.5, hitting the lowest level since February 2016.
  • Google Rolling Out March Android Security Patch for Pixel and Nexus Devices

    Google Rolling Out March Android Security Patch for Pixel and Nexus Devices

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    All the OTA Files and factory images are available online to download (see the source link below). A user can update their device using any of these three modes. The Pixel line-up has a single update build (OPM1.171019.021), whereas the Nexus 6P and 5X will get carrier-dependent builds. The patch is now rolling out to Pixel and Nexus devices, with more devices from manufacturers such as Samsung, LG, HTC, and Motorola getting the update in the future.
  • AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.3.1 Is Ready For 'FFXV,' 'Warhammer'

    AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.3.1 Is Ready For 'FFXV,' 'Warhammer'

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    In brief, ReSX is short for "Radeon eSports eXperience" optimisation code. All told, it delivers some notable performance improvements over Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition , released late previous year. PCPer has some further info on ReSX which it says will not just boost the in-game fps, but improve fluidity and responsiveness in a raft of important eSports titles such as; PUBG , Overwatch , Counter-Strike: GO, League of Legends, and Dota2 etc.
  • All-new 2018 Toyota Auris is bolder, offers two hybrid powertrains

    All-new 2018 Toyota Auris is bolder, offers two hybrid powertrains

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    Johan van Zyl, president and CEO of Toyota Motor Europe, said: "Toyota's HEV mix in passenger cars reached equality with the diesel mix in 2015". For several years, hybrid versions dominated. Toyota aims to meet this by raising the total share of hybrid auto sales to over 50% and launching all-electric vehicles by 2020. Toyota will have no diesel passenger cars on sale in Europe by the end of this year, citing limited demand and widespread uptake of hybrid alternatives .
  • BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe previews new DB11 rival

    BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe previews new DB11 rival

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    The BMW Concept M8 Gran Coupe illustrates the meaning behind the letter "M" at BMW in impressive style: it stands for "more", more of everything. This is a question most prospective BMW customers are probably asking! "It will demonstrate that sharp dynamics and modern luxury go hand in hand, in a process strengthening our claim to leadership in the class".
  • Rumor: Grand Theft Auto 6 Set in Miami and South America

    Rumor: Grand Theft Auto 6 Set in Miami and South America

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    It has also revealed that the game could be based on the fictional Vice City , which was first featured in GTA Vice City . The new game will allegedly feature a playable female character, but there's no mention of whether there will be multiple protagonists like GTA V.
  • Land Rover reveals SVO-built Range Rover SV Coupe

    Land Rover reveals SVO-built Range Rover SV Coupe

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    This was before we knew its name, " Bentayga " but could imagine the specification and the budget Bentley had to throw at courtesy of the bank of mum and dad, aka Volkswagen. The model possesses an adjustable air suspension which can be lowered for easy entry and exit, or raised to enhance off-road ability and ground clearance.
  • India vs Sri Lanka T20I : Nidahas trophy to take place despite emergency

    India vs Sri Lanka T20I : Nidahas trophy to take place despite emergency

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    India enjoyed one-day worldwide and T20 series wins over South Africa earlier this month, but face a resurgent Sri Lanka in their opener on Tuesday. Team India has played two matches on this ground before today; his winning record is 100% on this ground. India: Rohit Sharma (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Rishabh Pant, Washington Sundar , Vijay Shankar , Shardul Thakur, Jaydev Unadkat, Yuzvendra Chahal .
  • North and South Korea to hold summit

    North and South Korea to hold summit

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    Photos showed Kim in a jovial mood, smiling and shaking hands enthusiastically. Behind Kim is his younger sister, Kim Yo-jong. A South Korean delegation had a first-ever meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday and they hoped to encourage Pyongyang and the United States to talk, officials said.