• Nest intros new smart products for the front door

    Nest intros new smart products for the front door

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    With their Nest app, they can speak with the visitor through the Nest Hello video doorbell - or they can send a prerecorded audio messages. The first is Nest Hello , a video doorbell that lets you know who is on the porch, and the other is Nest x Yale Lock , a smart lock that is purportedly "tamper-proof" and makes physical keys a thing of the past.
  • Governor Bevin says protesting teachers are

    Governor Bevin says protesting teachers are "throwing a temper tantrum"

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    During an interview Tuesday on WVLC radio in Campbellsville, Bevin called teachers who oppose Senate Bill 1 "selfish" and "ignorant", comparing them to disloyal Americans who hoarded rationed goods during World War II. "It's the most freakish thing I've ever experienced". "SB 1 along with a state budget proposed by the Bevin administration dedicating almost 15 percent of all General Fund revenues over the next biennium to public pension plans represents a good-faith effort by policymakers to ...
  • Call of Duty: WW2 Invaded by Zombie Leprechaun

    Call of Duty: WW2 Invaded by Zombie Leprechaun

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    In addition to St Patrick's Day-themed gear, fans can expect increased opportunities to earn weapons, lower duplicate rates, new special orders, rebalanced category reward rates and Armory drops. Call of Duty : WWII's latest update adds a new map, Shipment 1944 , which is based on the map Shipment from Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare . Also, the Operation: Shamrock & Awe community event adds in a bunch of green optional colour variants, as well as putting in some rainbows and pots of gold ...
  • Drilling Down Into Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

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    Microsoft Corporation is a technology company. The stock 0.60% or GBX 0 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 67.4. Stelac Advisory Services LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Microsoft by 23.5% during the second quarter. Deere & Company had 124 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT ) earned "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, December 20.
  • Google opens up Maps API to game developers

    Google opens up Maps API to game developers

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    Google Maps has a huge amount of information that can be useful to anyone in the world . The developers of the critically acclaimed The Walking Dead: No Man's Land redefines the way franchise entertainment transforms into highly engaging service-based mobile games .
  • Rally 4 drifting onto Switch this September

    Rally 4 drifting onto Switch this September

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    Absent since 2003, the epic title is now making its big comeback with more than 50 models of emblematic rallying and extreme motorsports vehicles. "I'm very proud to be working on the franchise again 15 years later", Jarniou shared. V-Rally Cross: Race again 7 experts in all-terrain vehicles across some challenging tracks.
  • Fresh releases, Firefox Quantum for Enterprise, privacy protections

    Fresh releases, Firefox Quantum for Enterprise, privacy protections

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    Firefox 59 has been released to the general public, and with it come numerous privacy improvements . That's the most interesting feature in Firefox 59 , but there are some other notable changes. As one would expect, one of the biggest updates to the web browser is the faster load times, which has been achieve by allowing the program to load up via a networked cache (i.e.
  • Huawei P20 Hands-On Videos Surfaces Online Ahead of March 27 Launch

    Huawei P20 Hands-On Videos Surfaces Online Ahead of March 27 Launch

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    The smartphone is now up for pre-order in the Philippines and will go on sale starting 23rd March 2018. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core SoC, coupled with 3GB of RAM . We have also seen the hands-on video of Huawei P20 Lite smartphone. Photos have also been surfacing on Twitter of the phone , presumably on show at the same Italian store.
  • Astronaut Scott Kelly's DNA got altered after spending a year in space

    Astronaut Scott Kelly's DNA got altered after spending a year in space

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    Research teams from around the country had been analyzing the New Jersey native's condition and genetic makeup following his year-long stay aboard the International Space Station as part of NASA's "Twins Study". The studies on the twins are set to be pulled together into a summary paper which will be released later in the year. This unexplained anomaly was verified with multiple assays and genomics testing.
  • Ford recalling 1.4 million cars because the steering wheels can fall off

    Ford recalling 1.4 million cars because the steering wheels can fall off

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    The automaker said it knows of two accidents and one injury linked to the problem , which federal regulators began investigating in October. Cars affected include the Focus, C-MAX, Connect, Kuga, Mondeo, Galaxy and S-MAX equipped with one litre, 1.5 litre or 1.6 litre GTDi engines in combination with six-speed manual transmissions.
  • Ford Motor Company issues two NA Safety recalls

    Ford Motor Company issues two NA Safety recalls

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    One person was injured. It's the second time in the last month that an automaker has had to initiate a recall for steering wheels that can fall off. The Fix: Dealers will update Focuses with software that will detect and prevent prolonged clutch slip, and will evaluate the clutch for wear and replace it as needed, for free.
  • Titan of science Stephen Hawking dies

    Titan of science Stephen Hawking dies

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    VIDEO: Stephen Hawking: A look at the astronomical life of iconic author, cosmologist and physicist Stephen Hawking . 1988 - Publishes " A Brief History of Time ", a book on cosmology aimed at the general public that becomes an instant best-seller.
  • USC athletic director Lynn Swann 'in shock' following NCAA Tournament snub

    USC athletic director Lynn Swann 'in shock' following NCAA Tournament snub

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    At one point this season Arizona State was ranked inside the Top 5 nationally, but they really fell on some hard times and somehow found a way back into the tournament field. Lower even, like they played against Clemson in a win recently (55-52). Another thing that is consistent is the selection committee's inconsistency, as shown by their sudden switch from using a variety of metrics to seemingly only judging teams by their quad 1 wins.
  • SEC charges Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes with massive fraud

    SEC charges Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes with massive fraud

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    Theranos previously settled a lawsuit with one of its biggest investors, Partner Fund Management, which invested more than $96 million in Theranos in 2014. "The Theranos story is an important lesson for Silicon Valley", Jina Choi, director of the SEC's San Francisco regional office, said in a statement.
  • Monster Hunter World Mega Man Palico Gear Added in New Update

    Monster Hunter World Mega Man Palico Gear Added in New Update

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    If you want to know more about the other areas of the upcoming updates , check out our page on the Deviljho Monster DLC and upcoming event quests including a Mega Man collaboration quest . The event coincides with the start of the Spring Blossom Fest on April 6 . Following shortly after the Wyvern Ignition Great Sword , players will be able to take on an Event Quest for the retro Mega Man armor.
  • Flaws in AMD chips make hacks worse

    Flaws in AMD chips make hacks worse

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    However, the short disclosure time means that AMD itself is still trying to confirm whether the vulnerabilities are real. "This company was previously unknown to AMD and we find it unusual for a security firm to publish its research to the press without providing a reasonable amount of time for the company to investigate and address its findings", said the statement.
  • Sea of Thieves pre-launch competition prize is bananas

    Sea of Thieves pre-launch competition prize is bananas

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    The Quest kicks off at 12:00 AM PT / 08:00 GMT / 19:00 AEDT, Monday, March 19 with a riddle being released every few hours and continues over the course of three days as you and your crew attempt to solve a total of 15 riddles. For those that haven't been following Sea of Thieves' development, the banana theme isn't quite as random as it might first appear; in-game, bananas are now the only item that can restore health, so have a kind of skewed prominence during your swashbuckling escapades.
  • New Splinter Cell game spotted online ahead of official announcement

    New Splinter Cell game spotted online ahead of official announcement

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    Fans maybe hoping that Ubisoft is planning a big E3 reveal for the title but, only time will tell. With that being said, take it with a grain of salt until Ubiosft officially announces the game as this could very well be a hoax. So all the Clancy games are coming along. Michael Ironside, who plays the character of Sam Fisher from the series Splinter Cell , was at Ubisoft in 2016, and had reported that work on a new Splinter Cell was on.
  • Declan Farmer leads Team USA to Paralympics sled hockey semifinals

    Declan Farmer leads Team USA to Paralympics sled hockey semifinals

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    The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games kicked off last Friday under the theme of passion and coexistence, but the prospect of following up the success of the Winter Olympics remains doubtful, as many events featuring South Korean athletes have already been pushed to the side by broadcasters.
  • Apple to acquire digital magazine service Texture

    Apple to acquire digital magazine service Texture

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    READ NEXT : Google publishes new research into how neural networks "think" Apple's thought to be purchasing the app in an attempt to appease publishers and news organisations. Since its launch in 2010, Texture has become the leading multi-title subscription service giving users the ability to instantly access some of the most widely read magazines while on the go.
  • Broadcom Seen Staying on Deal Path Despite Trump's Qualcomm Halt

    Broadcom Seen Staying on Deal Path Despite Trump's Qualcomm Halt

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    The committee also said that the technology of Qualcomm-which makes wireless chips and licenses wireless patents crucial to smartphones and other-was too important to put into the hands of a foreign company with links to China. While Broadcom is a Singapore-based company, the USA panel that vets foreign deals said that the bid could have had implications for the U.S.'s broader technological competition with China.
  • Stephen Hawking: The man who made astro-physics understandable

    Stephen Hawking: The man who made astro-physics understandable

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    His courage and persistence with his brilliance and humour inspired people across the world. Hawking died in the early morning of Wednesday, March 14 at his home in Cambridge, England. "I have been lucky that my condition has progressed more slowly than is often the case". "I fell over and had great difficulty getting up", he told the audience.
  • Solar Storm to Hit Earth. Will We See the Aurora Borealis?

    Solar Storm to Hit Earth. Will We See the Aurora Borealis?

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    AN INCREASE in geomagnetic activity has some experts concerned that the solar storm expected to hit Earth tomorrow could wreak havoc - but is it that big a deal? Meanwhile, scientists believed the Earth's magnetic field forms "equinox cracks" around March 20 and September 23 each year.
  • Jeff Goldblum to Star in Jurassic World Evolution Video Game

    Jeff Goldblum to Star in Jurassic World Evolution Video Game

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    Additionally, Goldblum tells us that this game gets "10 out of 10 Goldblums", and there really isn't a higher standard in gaming. We're just a few months out from the release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom , and like any big blockbuster movie, there's going to be a video game tie-in.
  • Microsoft women filed over 200 discrimination, harassment complaints

    Microsoft women filed over 200 discrimination, harassment complaints

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    According to a newly unsealed court filing , women at Microsoft who work in technical jobs filed 238 internal complaints pertaining to gender discrimination or sexual harassment from 2010 through 2016. For example, four female employees raised separate complaints of sexual harassment against a male employee at a Microsoft event, yet ERIT found no policy violation despite concluding that the accused harasser touched all four women in a manner that made them feel uncomfortable.
  • Broncos appear to be among frontrunners for Nate Solder

    Broncos appear to be among frontrunners for Nate Solder

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    Signing Nate Solder , the left tackle of the New England Patriots , in case Thomas does retire, has become a priority for the Browns during this so-called window of "legal tampering" before free agent players can be signed beginning at 4 p.m.
  • Devil May Cry is the Latest Series Crossover for Monster Hunter

    Devil May Cry is the Latest Series Crossover for Monster Hunter

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    Further details are scarce at the moment, but expect an event quest in the future that will allow you to earn the Devil May Cry goodies. According to the company, Dante will be available to unlock in the game during an Event Quest at a later date, which hasn't been announced just yet.
  • YouTube Goes Dark on Mobile Devices

    YouTube Goes Dark on Mobile Devices

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    Dark mode is rolling out to iOS users and coming soon for Android users. YouTube has announced that it's rolling out Dark Mode to its apps for iOS and Android devices. YouTube looks much better with the dark theme, and the viewing experience is definitely superior. Offering a dark theme on YouTube also makes sense from an aesthetic perspective because it gives the app a more cinematic feel.
  • Final Fantasy 7 Remake Hiring to

    Final Fantasy 7 Remake Hiring to "Increase Quality"

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    Enjoy flexibility with discretionary work system and good benefits. The recruitment message has info on its requirements and a progress update on the game's development. The ad was spotted by Siliconera , and it looks like Square Enix wants to increase the size of the core dev team to "meet fan expectations" and "increase quality".
  • PUBG adds emotes and friends list, despite anti-cheat delay

    PUBG adds emotes and friends list, despite anti-cheat delay

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    The big new additions are an emote system , which no multiplayer game should ever be without, and a friends list. 12 default emotes are now available, with more being added in the future. There's also 37 new PUBG-specific achievements to aim for. There's also now main menu voice chat, so you can speak to your team while there. This has been pushed back due to changes being made, so fans will have to wait to hear more about this.
  • Fitbit is adding menstrual cycle tracking to its smartwatches

    Fitbit is adding menstrual cycle tracking to its smartwatches

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    USA or Australian pricing has yet to be confirmed, so that may be a bit different when we hear from Fitbit . Fitbit boasts "more than 550 apps", which doesn't quite compete with the likes of the Apple Watch , but it does include big names, like Flipboard, Hue Lights, Nest, Strava, Surfline, Weather and Yelp.
  • Barbers help trim blood pressure of black men in study

    Barbers help trim blood pressure of black men in study

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    The findings were reported in the i New England Journal of Medicine /i and announced Monday at a meeting of the American College of Cardiology. Only 12 percent of men in the other group, which received just advice, lowered their blood pressure to the same level.
  • Price, launch offer, specifications, etc

    Price, launch offer, specifications, etc

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    The 43-inch Mi TV 4A price in India has been set around Rs. 22,999 at launch, though the 32-inch Mi TV 4A is priced around Rs. 13,999. It supports Wi-Fi, two HDMI, one USB, one ethernet, one AV and audio output ports. "We will also move towards on demand content", said Ajay Yadav, Vice President at Flipkart . While, Xiaomi's smart TV is also based on Android and is topped with the layer of company's own PatchWall UI layer and the company has not announced anything about the OS update.
  • Valve Introduces Dota 2 Subscription Service Called Dota Plus

    Valve Introduces Dota 2 Subscription Service Called Dota Plus

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    Valve has announced that a new subscription service called " Dota Plus " has been created for Dota 2 , a monthly subscription that evolves the Battle Pass and provides players with a hero leveling system and other features. There will even be graphs that can be viewed during or after matches for checking stats to see how effective a certain build or playstyle was. In the past, these have taken the form of limited-time compendiums that centered around major Dota 2 esports tournaments, ...
  • Tite turns to new faces in latest Brazil squad

    Tite turns to new faces in latest Brazil squad

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    Willian Jose, a 26-year-old striker, was rewarded for his good season at Spanish side Real Sociedad with his first call up to the national side. Tite acknowledged that the 25-man list does not include several players who are likely to be part of the final squad for this year's FIFA World Cup.
  • Instagram & Snapchat's Giphy Feature Was Disabled After Racist GIF

    Instagram & Snapchat's Giphy Feature Was Disabled After Racist GIF

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    After that, the GIF could have gotten indexed rapidly thanks to users sharing it. A tweet by Lyauna Augmon shows the GIF being used within Instagram. It turns out that the GIF's weren't pulled because Instagram and Snapchat want to make us suffer through their bad updates more than we already are.
  • Assam Set to Livestream First e-Budget on Google Play

    Assam Set to Livestream First e-Budget on Google Play

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    Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday tabled a Rs 2,149.04 crore-deficit budget that focussed, among others, on setting up new educational institutions and improvement of roads and infrastructure, officials said. It is also proposed to increase the tender fee from Rs 8.25 to Rs 100 for tenders up to Rs 20 lakh and Rs 500 for tenders beyond Rs 20 lakh. He said the scheme will be linked to their date of birth and payments will be directly transferred to bank accounts and ...
  • Apple Music Now Has 38 Mln Subscribers

    Apple Music Now Has 38 Mln Subscribers

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    Apple's senior vice president of internet software and services, Eddy Cue , passed along the latest stats at the annual SXSW in Austin, Texas. The service now has more than 159 million active users, in over 60 countries (most of Europe, most of the Americas, Australia, New Zealand, and parts of Asia).
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains How to Prove The Earth is Round

    Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains How to Prove The Earth is Round

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    While "we have a video from space - of a rotating spherical earth ", the people who believe that the earth is flat do not believe it. "The Earth is round". "If you see the shape of Earth's shadow on the moon, it is always round". Tyson describes an experiment performed by the Greek Eratosthenes, who lived in Alexandria around 250 B.C.
  • Apple Acquires Digital Magazine Subscription Service Texture

    Apple Acquires Digital Magazine Subscription Service Texture

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    Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddie Cue appeared on stage at SXSW on Monday, and discussed a range of topics, including their just-announced acquisition of magazine app Texture . Texture is available on both iOS and Android, and Apple says it won't take down its Android platform, according to Recode . We're excited Texture will join Apple, along with an impressive catalog of magazines from numerous world's leading publishers.
  • Microsoft Details Teams Feature Roadmap

    Microsoft Details Teams Feature Roadmap

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    Microsoft Teams was officially launched in March last year as Redmond to mount a challenge to workplace communication app Slack , which has rapidly established itself as an enterprise tool in recent years. In the future, it will also include facial recognition, so remarks can be attributed to specific meeting attendees. Essentially, this will allow people who speak different languages to fluidly communicate with one another by translating posts in channels and chat.