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Bioware promises "plans" for Mass Effect: Andromeda fixes on April 4

Many people praise the story, characters, and gameplay; but these same people also tend to pan the animations and have helped give rise to the "My face is tired" meme. And of course, since E3 comes in the heels of the massive success of the Nintendo Switch, the company will surely ride on that. E3 would be the flawless spot to get the ball rolling on Nintendo's next mobile app game, most likely Animal Crossing . Read More

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How Galaxy S8 stands out from iPhone 7 Plus

However, for those of you out there who prefer phones that are unlocked will be able to get them that way not too long after the carrier-locked models launch. Samsung had also announced earlier that the Exynos 8895 is also capable of hitting gigabit speeds. Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus were launched on at Unpacked Galaxy event 2017 on Wednesday, and they come with iris recognition, face recognition, Bixby assistant, to mention a few. Read More

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Next iPhone would be Galaxy S8 lookalike, hints fresh leak

Also, Apple will launch the successor of iPhone 7 with glass chassis, OLED display, an on-screen fingerprint sensor. The home button is going away, but the fingerprint sensor will supposedly be embedded in the display. Earlier this week, Apple released iOS 10.3 with a host of updates for their devices included in the new software. Until now, we have been witnessing rumours that suggested Touch ID technology to be added beneath the display itself in the upcoming iPhone device. Read More

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Peggy Whitson set to break Sunita Williams' spacewalk record

EDT/1400 GMT. Kimbrough and Whitson will be reconnecting cables and electrical connections on Pressurized Mating Adapter-3 (PMA-3) at its new home on top of the Harmony module. The first spacewalk took place March 24 with Kimbrough and French astronaut Thomas Pesquet. Assuming the Cygnus gets there in time and the spacewalk stays on schedule, Whitson and Pesquet will replace the avionics box, install a wireless antenna and a new HD television camera and help engineers troubleshoot a ... Read More

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Samsung Electronics says to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7s

The plan relies upon Samsung getting the green light from mobile carriers and local authorities, as well as the level of demand from the public, but the possibility of reselling the devices is a very real one. You might've thought the reputation of the Galaxy Note 7 burned to the ground entirely, but Samsung is giving its nearly-$900 smartphone a second life. Read More

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Samsung unveils first new flagship phones since exploding phone debacle

Both models have larger displays, meaning more drain on the battery . The S8 has also unboxed Bixby, a voice assistant, in a bid to take on Siri and Google Assistant. Samsung has released some pretty awesome products in the past and I really think the Note 7 was an unfortunate fluke. The Korean tech giant, Samsung has been busy on the development of its flagship phone S8. Read More

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Tyrannosaurus rex was a sensitive lover, scientists find

Tyrannosaurus rex was a sensitive lover, scientists find

This predecessor of T. rex, Daspletosaurus horneri , or "Horner's frightful lizard", is named after Jack Horner, the paleontologist famous for his work advising the makers of the Jurassic Park films. In tyrannosaurs, these nerves were embedded in their facial scales, turning their snouts into a kind of radar dish. "We did not find any evidence for lips in tyrannosaurs, the rough texture covered by scales extends almost to the tooth row, providing no space for lips". Read More

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Samsung Bixby Voice Assistant Officially Announced; To Debut With Samsung Galaxy S8

The result is Bixby can easily determine the behaviors of the users and the agents so predictability is improved. Voice and touch controls will also work at any time you need them, regardless of the app you're using, Samsung says. Additionally, Bixby will understand what a user has already done within an app, which could improve workflow. Samsung says that Bixby is smart enough to understand commands with incomplete commands, meaning that you don't have to remember the exact phrase that ... Read More

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PT in Focus: Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)

Susquehanna Bancshares Inc restated their positive rating on shares of Micron Technology, Inc . Finally, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Micron Technology by 18.5% in the third quarter. The stock gained a consensus recommendation of 1.42 on Zacks Investment Research where the scale runs from 1 to 5, 1 representing Strong buy and 5 showing Strong Sell. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8 and the sad state of smartphones

Samsung Galaxy S8 and the sad state of smartphones

They will go on sale on April 21 . Update: Microsoft confirmed details about the Galaxy S8 Microsoft Edition to Engadget This post has been updated to reflect that information which includes the statement below. The battery in S8 remains the same whereas it has stripped down by 100 mAh to 3500 mAh in Galaxy S8+. In fact, this had happened to Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. Read More

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Energy Department's Climate Office Banned From Using Phrase "Climate Change"

The signatories include mayors of major metropolitan areas like New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and D.C., as well as smaller cities like Santa Monica, California, Park City, Utah, and Eugene, Oregon as part of the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda ( also known as Climate Mayors .) The group is standing together in defiance of Trumps recent executive order, according to Curbed . Read More

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Streaming now makes up most US music industry revenue

Streaming now makes up most US music industry revenue

Streaming radio services like Pandora and SiriusXM, meanwhile, amounted to a business about a third the size of subscription services a year ago, rising 10 percent to $884 million. According to Verto, they told the folks at TechCrunch that the reason behind this is because of Apple Music's free 3-month trial, which apparently manages to bring in more users, although we should note that Spotify also has a free listening tier if users would rather not pay. Read More

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Activision Shares Funny DESTINY 2 Trailer and Release Date

Activision Shares Funny DESTINY 2 Trailer and Release Date

To know that millions of players around the world have forged lasting Destiny memories and even made it their hobby is truly humbling and we can't wait to continue the journey. When the game goes on sale, it'll have a few different editions. In a piece of video that you can see below, North has confirmed that he is also involved in Destiny 2 , most likely forever as voice of the ghost. Read More

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Another feather in Jeff Bezos' space helmet: Blue Origin wins Collier Trophy

Another feather in Jeff Bezos' space helmet: Blue Origin wins Collier Trophy

Wannabe space tourists with their eye on Blue Origin's service will be pleased to know they'll be traveling in some style. The company released four images of the cabin in an email Wednesday. It is not the first award that Blue Origin has won, but Bezos described the achievement as "personally meaningful" in a post on Twitter . Last month, SpaceX informed that the company will send two tourists to the moon in 2018. Read More

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Israeli Man Arrested Over Bomb Threats Against US Jewish Centers

Jewish center bomb threats top 100, and kids were pulled from schools. Police have not identified the suspect but he is expected to appear in an Israeli court Thursday afternoon. "It should be noted that a large number of law and order organizations throughout the world collaborated professionally with the Israeli police, which enabled a coordinated, cross-border investigation integrating the technological know-how of multiple enforcement bodies", it said. Read More

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What's in the Tesla 8.1 software update? (Autopilot improvements, that's what.)

What's in the Tesla 8.1 software update? (Autopilot improvements, that's what.)

In this part, we'll discuss why Tesla's Model 3 could stand out in the autonomous vehicle race. This would enable Tesla to use the same batteries it has in its Model 3 for the Model Y . However, with the 8.1 update , this handy feature has been introduced in HW2-endowed vehicles as well. But looking beyond 2018, Tesla wants to grow annual vehicle production to about 1 million units by 2020. Read More

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the world's second richest person

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the world's second richest person

Bezos , who added $1.5 billion to his fortune on Wednesday, now has a net worth of $75.6 billion (Rs 4,77,565 crore) as reported on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index . When markets closed on Wednesday, Ortega was $280 million richer than Bezos and $770 million richer than Buffett. A billionaires' list released by Forbes magazine last week also put Mr Gates at the top. Read More

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Korea's ousted leader to undergo questioning over scandal

The questioning of Park Geun-hye came 11 days after the Constitutional Court unanimously ruled to dismiss her over suspicions she colluded with a confidante to extort money from businesses and committed other wrongdoings. The scandal that rocked the nation has also seen the heir to electronics giant Samsung, Lee Jae-Yong, arrested and charged with bribery for offering millions of dollars to Choi in return for policy favours from Park. Read More

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Waze gets into the order-ahead business with Dunkin' Donuts

Now users must have both the Dunkin' Donuts app as well as Waze downloaded onto their smartphones. Waze's Order Ahead feature is said to be part of the company's effort of making all commute-related endeavors fast and hassle-free. If that's you, all you need to do is connect the Dunkin' Donuts app with your Perks account information to the Waze app, and then you'll be able to place an order with one tap in Waze . Read More

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Statewide tornado drill in Iowa

A Storm 5 Alert has been issued for Thursday as two rounds of severe storms move through the Middle Tennessee area, bringing the threat of hail, damaging winds, and the possibility of tornadoes. A TEST Tornado Warning will be issued for the entire state of Iowa at around 10:30 AM. An evening drill is scheduled on the same day with a mock tornado warning to take place at 6:45 p.m. Read More

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Yannick Bolasie hints Romelu Lukaku has made a decision over Everton future

The Belgian, who moved to the club from Chelsea for £28m in 2014, has been in stunning form this season and now leads the Premier League's top-scorers chart with 21 goals this season. Lukaku and Larin are similar physical monsters, faster than you'd think, a little of both feet, a little in the air. Cottee added that even paying Lukaku a salary of £250,000 a week would be "an absolute bargain" if it meant Everton qualifying for the Champions League. Read More

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Someone has designed a 'groundscraper' which hangs upside down from an asteroid

Someone has designed a 'groundscraper' which hangs upside down from an asteroid

The asteroid would be repositioned into geosynchronous Terra orbit for this goal. A sidereal day tells us how much Earth rotates relative to the stars (rather than the sun). Dubai costs one-fifth of the amount builders demand to erect a skyscraper in NY. Then there will be agricultural and residential areas. For example, while there may be a benefit to having 45 extra minutes of daylight at an elevation of 32,000 meters, the near vacuum and -40C temperature would prevent people from ... Read More

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Cyclone Debbie: Thousands flee as Australia braces for 'monster' storm

Great Barrier Reef islands popular with foreign tourists were battered by the category four storm which slammed into the coast of Queensland state with destructive wind gusts of up to 270 kph near its broad core. The population of Queensland, a state in northeastern Australia, is about 4.6 million. "We are reminding people that there are significant risks and hazards around the streets, roads flooded, if it's flood forget it, power lines which we know can create fatal consequences", ... Read More

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Dog owner killed by his pet Staffordshire Bull terrier

Dog owner killed by his pet Staffordshire Bull terrier

A postmortem carried out last Friday in Haringey gave the cause of death as hypovolemic shock - a condition caused by massive blood loss - and damage to the airway consistent with a dog bite. The BBC did not name the reporters or say what the documentary was about. "Given the ongoing inquiries, it would not be appropriate to comment further". Read More

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Trump Set to Sign New Executive Order Rolling Back Climate Regulations

Trump Set to Sign New Executive Order Rolling Back Climate Regulations

Environmental groups heaped scorn on Trump's order , arguing it was risky and went against the broader global trend toward cleaner energy technologies. It will also lift a 14-month-old moratorium on new coal leases on federal lands. While Republicans have blamed Obama-era environmental regulations for the loss of coal jobs, federal data show that USA mines have been shedding jobs for decades under presidents from both parties as a result of increasing automation and competition from ... Read More

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