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Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Blackout Battle Royale Mode Announced

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Blackout Battle Royale Mode Announced

If you're in any way familiar with Battle Royales you'll know what to expect here - players are dropped into the map and must fight it out, solo or in squads, to be the last person standing. "We're fa...

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Facebook's AI makes little headway in the fight against hate speech

Facebook's AI makes little headway in the fight against hate speech

Why the numbers matter: The report gives us a picture of the sheer quantity of content Facebook's software and human moderators are churning through. However, messages inciting hatred, the robot ...

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Microsoft Takes Wraps Off Sleeker Surface Hub 2 Digital Whiteboard

Microsoft Takes Wraps Off Sleeker Surface Hub 2 Digital Whiteboard

As you'd expect, it includes integrated speakers, and far-field voice microphones that will work for Cortana and Skype calls. Microsoft does not yet have much to say on Surface Hub 2 specs. The ...

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Parachutist's son dies in plane crash

Parachutist's son dies in plane crash

Speaking about what he witnessed, Mr Slattery, who lives near the parachute club, said he was out walking his dog and saw the plane take off from the airfield. "I thought he was actually doing a stunt...

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More trouble for Vijay Mallya, UK HC calls 'fugitive from justice'

More trouble for Vijay Mallya, UK HC calls 'fugitive from justice'

The victory for the banks, which claimed the businessman had wilfully defaulted on the loans accessed from them, will enable them to enforce the Indian judgment against Mallya's assets in England and ...

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Google tries to burst filter bubbles with redesigned 'News' app

Google tries to burst filter bubbles with redesigned 'News' app

In fact, Google lifted a couple of features from its existing Newsstand app for the News app revamp . It contains news articles picked out for you, with a briefing showing the top five stories. You...

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Instagram Brings New Payments Feature to Enable Direct Shopping on the App

Instagram Brings New Payments Feature to Enable Direct Shopping on the App

There are already an excessive number of brands, promoting their products on their respective pages on the Instagram app, adding this native in-app payment feature combined with in-app purchases can...

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Snap Stock Is Tanking After Snapchat Redesign Fails

Snap Stock Is Tanking After Snapchat Redesign Fails

And things won't exactly look up in Q2: Snap noted that year-over-year revenue growth rate would "decelerate substantially" next quarter. Snapchat has also faced intense pressure from Facebook ...

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Oculus' Hugo Barra Unboxes the new Oculus Go

Oculus' Hugo Barra Unboxes the new Oculus Go

With a starting price of $199 Dollars, the Oculus Go sits firmly between Gear VR and Oculus Rift , offering around two hours of gameplay on a single charge, and thanks to compatibility with the Gea...

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'Fortnite': Every Season 4 Battle Pass Skin

'Fortnite': Every Season 4 Battle Pass Skin

It was rumoured to be part of the countdown to the update and it has proven true, with Fortnite's own game page on the App Store now confirming the comet has indeed crashed. In the game's over...

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AT&T launches '5G Evolution' speeds in 117 new markets

AT&T launches '5G Evolution' speeds in 117 new markets

The company said it has also rolled out LTE-Licensed Assisted Access (LTE-LAA) in parts of three new markets. NBN is this week trialling 5G with Ericsson in Melbourne in an effort to explore poten...

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Diamonds from ureilites formed inside the deceased proto-planet mesopodopsis

Diamonds from ureilites formed inside the deceased proto-planet mesopodopsis

But while many stony meteorites hail from Mars , these were peculiar. It argued that the pressures necessary to produce diamonds of this kind could only occur in planet of this size. We discovere...

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South Africa Lay Winnie Mandela To Rest

South Africa Lay Winnie Mandela To Rest

Tens of thousands of mourners at Orlando Stadium rose to bid farewell to the Mother of the Nation. Madikizela-Mandela, aged 81, passed away on 2 April at Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg. The ANC's ...

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Russian Federation vows to defy ban on grid girls for Sochi grand prix

Russian Federation vows to defy ban on grid girls for Sochi grand prix

They'll be there, on the grid, but won't be holding any name-boards. Monaco's move comes after the Russian deputy prime minister Dmitry Kozak , who heads the Russian Grand Prix organising committee...

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China's space lab set for re-entry, but where will it hit?

At the moment, the Tiangong-1 orbits over Italy roughly every 90 minutes, three to four times a day at an altitude between 220 and 220km above Earth. Following a meeting with the Italian Civil Pro...

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Next Generation iPhone X To Be Much Cheaper?

Next Generation iPhone X To Be Much Cheaper?

In particular, the low yield of infrared 3D sensors for the iPhone X's FaceID functionality is cited as the main reason why that one hit the shelves at a later date and was initially always out of s...

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Samsung rolls out Android Oreo update for Galaxy Note8

Samsung rolls out Android Oreo update for Galaxy Note8

The company has not given the schedule of the update for different variants of the device. Rumors from various outlets hinted a March release date for the Android 8.0 Oreo which seems to be accura...

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Dolphins plan to move on from Ndamukong Suh, Lawrence Timmons

Dolphins plan to move on from Ndamukong Suh, Lawrence Timmons

The Dolphins have already agreed to trade receiver Jarvis Landry to the Browns and appear to be gutting the roster to improve team culture . If the Dolphins do cut Suh, this could be another lo...

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Super Smash Bros. Is Finally Coming To Nintendo Switch This Year

Super Smash Bros. Is Finally Coming To Nintendo Switch This Year

However, only the Super Smash Bros Brawl on the Wii contains a non-Nintendo character, Solid Snake, which is originally from Konami's Metal Gear video game series. However, the game's multi-player m...

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Fortnite season 3 is now live

Fortnite season 3 is now live

Players got a new crossbow weapon, a cupid statue skin, a teddy bear costume, and more. What makes it even more infuriating, is that headshot damage. If you want to unlock the pass at a faster pace, y...

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Conservatives cry 'conspiracy' over Russian bot Twitter purge

Conservatives cry 'conspiracy' over Russian bot Twitter purge

A Twitter spokeswoman said in an emailed statement that the company enforces its rules "without political bias" and that the company is engaged in ongoing enforcement of its policies. The steps are ...

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Gmail Go for Android Go phones now live on the Play Store

Gmail Go for Android Go phones now live on the Play Store

With Gmail Go, you can receive email notifications just like the original Gmail app . This is what makes the Gmail Go work smoothly on the Android Go phone size despite its smaller memory. The ap...

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The Trump administration wants to privatize the International Space Station

The Trump administration wants to privatize the International Space Station

NASA now spends about $3 billion a year on station operations and support , maintaining the U.S. segment of the outpost, supplying spare parts and other critical cargo and buying seats aboard Russia...

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Winter Olympics 2018: Shiffrin dismisses Phelps comparisons

Winter Olympics 2018: Shiffrin dismisses Phelps comparisons

Lindsey Vonn had a challenging trip this week to the Winter Olympics in South Korea. The gold she returned in Vancouver eight years ago was the first by an American woman in the downhill. "She's usual...

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Tamo RaceMo Makes Indian Debut at 2018 Auto Expo

Auto Expo 2018 , Day 1 Highlights: Electric buses, BMW i Series, Urban Mobility Solutions, stylish bikes win the hearts! South Korean auto maker Hyundai, which operates here through its wholly-own...

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Amazon Prime Exclusive Android phones dump lock-screen ads

Amazon Prime Exclusive Android phones dump lock-screen ads

The program previously offered Prime members access to significantly discounted phones with the catch being that buyers would have to put up with ads on the lockscreen and some Amazon bloatware pr...

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Call of Duty 2018 is Reportedly Black Ops 4

Call of Duty 2018 is Reportedly Black Ops 4

When can I play it? Information about Black Ops 4 first surfaced online this week in a Twitter post by "industry insider" Marcus Sellars . Sellars also mentions the Switch version will be port...

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Monster Hunter World Shipment And Digital Sales Pass 5 Million

Monster Hunter World Shipment And Digital Sales Pass 5 Million

Yes, games have been coming out fairly consistently. Monster Hunter: World is the first console release in a long while and the first to appear across multiple major platforms. Well, it turns out ...

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Microsoft moves to block Intel's Spectre patch

Microsoft moves to block Intel's Spectre patch

It is unlikely anything terrible has happened on a widespread basis because of this flaw and the playing field is now level again; however this remains a great example of how not to deal with the disc...

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See what the super blue blood moon will look like

People in western Kentucky will just be able to see the total lunar eclipse as the moon sets on the horizon. This is the first lunar occultation of the year and is special as it will overlap three...

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Cong attacks BJP over inaction against violent protests

Cong attacks BJP over inaction against violent protests

The video of frightened students crouching inside their school bus as the terrorists smashed the window glasses before burning another government bus had gone viral. Ranveer Singh, who is who is por...

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'Super blue blood moon' to appear Wednesday

'Super blue blood moon' to appear Wednesday

It's getting to be that we need a lunar scorecard! One year earlier, an American psychiatrist wrote a book entitled How The Moon Affects You, warning that lunar cycles could cause huge earthquakes (...

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Microsoft is expanding its Xbox Game Pass subscription service

Microsoft is expanding its Xbox Game Pass subscription service

Microsoft's move involves just its own releases, and while that may eat into physical sales for Sea of Thieves , State of Decay 2 , and Crackdown 3 in the coming months, the real pain will come i...

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'Super Blue Blood Moon' to occur next week

'Super Blue Blood Moon' to occur next week

This shadow covers the entire moon and causes a total lunar eclipse . For those in Greater Cincinnati, the eclipse will be visible before sunrise on January 31. Only seasoned skywatchers will be ab...

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Apple has released Meltdown patches for older versions of macOS

Apple has released Meltdown patches for older versions of macOS

Apple updated its entire suite of operating systems today with public releases of macOS High Sierra 10.13.3, iOS 11.2.5, tvOS 11.2.5, and watchOS 4.2.2. This update also includes bug fixes and i...

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