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Outlast 2 re-classified as R18+ in Australia

Outlast 2 re-classified as R18+ in Australia

The classification warns that the game will have "High Impact" with its themes, violence and sex, along with strong language, nudity and moderate references to drug use. Or, exactly what you'd expect from the sequel to Outlast . It seemed that Outlast 2 would be the latest game sent to the naughty step, but that's no longer the case and it has been given a rating. Read More

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Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Given Buy Rating at Barclays PLC

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Given Buy Rating at Barclays PLC

The original version of this story can be viewed at https://www.chaffeybreeze.com/2017/03/23/gilead-sciences-inc-gild-shares-bought-by-mayo-investment-advisers-llc.html. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 13.9% on a year-over-year basis. Maximum and minimum EPS estimate for the current quarter is projected at $2.43 and $2.03, respectively, according to 22 analysts. Read More

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Apple is considering iPhone laptop dock designs

Apple is considering iPhone laptop dock designs

Apple could possibly be thinking of a different kind of computing experience. Apple's engineers also illustrate using an iPhone as a MacBook's trackpad and that's a humorous idea that will never see the light of day. "For the first time, businesses and schools can set up and manage Apple TV just like they do iPhone or iPad, which means they cannot only mass deploy Apple TV easily, but create a seamless and interconnected experience between Apple devices", said Dave Alampi, vice president of ... Read More

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Moto G5 Plus is now available in an Amazon-subsidized flavor

Moto G5 Plus is now available in an Amazon-subsidized flavor

In the same line of argument, Amazon has thrown in a discount for the Moto G5 Plus that means you get to buy the phone cheaply, but you also have to deal with ads. The G5 Plus also sports 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage (or 4GB and 64GB depending on model), as well as 4G LTE support. As with previous Prime Exclusive phones, both the Moto G5 Plus and Alcatel A30 come with personalized ads and offers that are shown on their lock screens and are only available to Amazon Prime scubscribers. Read More

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Apple Launches $329 iPad 2017 Replacing iPad Air 2

The device has been simply named " iPad " and it's expected to replace the highly popular iPad Air 2 lineup. Yet, the price difference is massive, as the 9.7-inch iPad Pro costs almost twice as much ($329 vs. A potential positive, though, is that the changes that Apple is making could be quite substantial and compelling for consumers. The new iPad is a little like the iPhone SE, I suppose. Read More

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Apple wants to turn your iOS device into a MacBook

An illustration of Apple's patent showing a laptop-like device powered by what appears to be an iPhone. According to the patent filing, the laptop-style dock would be fitted with "operational components and a communication port that facilitates formation of a communication channel between the host device and at least one of the operational components". Read More

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SC defers hearing on Babri Masjid conspiracy case

Asked if the issue can be resolved through out-of-court settlement, dialogue and mediation, he sought to reaffirm the position of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board. The 2010 order said that there should be a partition of the Ayodhya land between the parties to the dispute. As per the media reports emerging from the capital the Supreme Court of India here today was to decide as to whether senior Bharatiya Janata Party leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti, among ... Read More

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DirecTV Now including free year of HBO with higher tier plans

DirecTV Now including free year of HBO with higher tier plans

With our HBO offer we're reminding consumers that DIRECTV NOW is the best choice for premium content. Offering this package addition is a timely decision on the carrier's part as well. Those who pre-pay three months in advance on any of the four DirecTV Now tiers still get a free Apple TV through March 30. In late January, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson in a call with analysts to discuss the company's Q4 earnings touted DirecTV Now which he said has onboarded 200,000 customers since it ... Read More

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First Multiplayer APEX Mission Event Begins

However, The character-centric loyalty missions tend to be the most well-crafted missions Mass Effect games have to offer, so to miss out on those would be a mistake. Gamers can pick up Mass Effect: Andromeda today on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC platforms. So, you've seen the trailers for Mass Effect: Andromeda and you're thinking of picking yourself up a copy, but you're a busy person with important things to do - and you need to know just how much of your life this game is ... Read More

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Argus on General Mills, Inc. (GIS)

Argus on General Mills, Inc. (GIS)

BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 14,655,463 shares of the company's stock worth $936,191,000 after buying an additional 346,302 shares in the last quarter. General Mills's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 71.64%. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "General Mills, Inc". (GIS) is a good investment, however if the market is weaker then it could suggest that the shares are undervalued. Read More

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German researchers built a molecule-splitting artificial sun

German researchers built a molecule-splitting artificial sun

But in a huge cinema there would be one lamp. "We orientate all lamps to focus on one point, which can generate temperatures of over 3,000 degrees Celsius". "The hydrogen created can then be used to power airplanes and cars (with) carbon-dioxide-free fuel", he said. "We need to expand existing technology in practical ways in order to achieve renewable energy targets, but the energy transition will falter without investments in innovative research", Johannes Remmel, the environment minister ... Read More

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Samsung announces new model of the Gear S3 classic, now with LTE

Samsung announces new model of the Gear S3 classic, now with LTE

Finally, in actual news you might care about, since none of these concepts will ever be sold, Samsung announced that they are releasing a "Value Pack" update to the Gear S2 and Gear S3 lines. Additionally, with one number solutions (available on all LTE models and USA carriers), calls from your Samsung smartwatch share the same number as your smartphone, making it easy for friends & family to recognize. Read More

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Privacy Vote Draws More Public Reaction

The sweeping rules , passed by the Federal Communications Commission last October, require broadband carriers to obtain consumers' opt-in consent before drawing on their Web-browsing data or app usage history for ad targeting. "President Trump may be outraged by fake violations of his own privacy, but every American should be alarmed by the very real violation of privacy that will result of the Republican roll-back of broadband privacy protections", Sen. Read More

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Adele Pays Tribute to London Attack Victims

Adele Pays Tribute to London Attack Victims

Speaking on The Late Late Show , James Corden summed up the feelings of Britons and Londoners when he said that he didn't feel glad to be so far away, but wished he could be with loved ones "to stand alongside them". There are no words to describe how handsome this was". Adele is having the greatest time in Australia: See all her best tour photos! As previously reported, Adele's tour wrapped in Melbourne last weekend with two sold-out, record-breaking shows at Etihad Stadium, with ... Read More

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Artificial skin with solar cells could power prosthetics

Artificial skin with solar cells could power prosthetics

Engineers at the University of Glasgow in Scotland have developed an innovative way of using the sun to power a "synthetic skin" used on prosthetic limbs. And although now energy generated by the skin can not be stored, the team are already looking into ways to divert unused energy into batteries, allowing the energy to be used as and when it is required. Read More

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Lagos agency boss:

Lagos agency boss: "How tidal waves helps to recover drowned doctor"

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Fatai Owoseni who addressed journalists shortly after the recovery of the body, said the body has been taken away for forensic analysis to ascertain the cause of death. He said: "In this incident, the police are the leading agency investigating the matter". Mr Owoseni had on Tuesday, claimed that Dr. Orji's body was found by the Marine Police, at the Onikan end of the lagoon. Read More

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Senate approves $500m Eurobond to fund 2016 budget deficit

Senate approves $500m Eurobond to fund 2016 budget deficit

Also earlier this month, the Federal Government unveiled the much-awaited Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) that will help it tackle its current economic crisis and achieve sustained diversification. "Following the high over subscription of the recent United States dollars 1 billion Eurobond issuance, we wish to take advantage of favourable market conditions to issuance of Eurobond debt instrument of USD 500 million to fund the implementation of the 2016 budget, which is still ongoing". Read More

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South Korea increases North Korea vigilance after missile test

South Korea increases North Korea vigilance after missile test

The country is believed to be working to develop a nuclear-armed weapon capable of reaching the U.S. North Korea hates these exercises and responded with its multiple-missile test . His comments were made as he departed is Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, where he spent the weekend enagaged in meetings about North Korea. Easier targets would be North Korea's missile facilities. Read More

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UK Follows America's Lead, Bans Carry-on Electronics From Six Nations

The United States is about to introduce sudden travel restrictions on flights from Middle Eastern countries, preventing passengers on certain flights from carrying laptops and other electronic devices on board with them. Pini Shiff, an airport security expert and former head of the security division at the Israeli Airports Authority, said this morning that the decision could be based only on a focused alert received by the TSA, the agency responsible for the security in United States airports. Read More

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Search continues off Mayo for Coast Guard crew

A search for the missing crew is expected to be carried out soon, with a strong possibility of establishing the three missing men are in the wreckage. 40m". "And we'll hopefully have a better result with the weather abating today". Declan Geoghan from the Irish Coast Guard says conditions this morning are good. Read More

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IPhone 6s was the best selling smartphone in 2016 IHS Markit says

IPhone 6s was the best selling smartphone in 2016 IHS Markit says

Apple patrons have a reason to rejoice now, with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus becoming the best selling smartphones of 2016. Samsung led manufacturers with five out of the top ten shipped handsets. Meanwhile, the iPhone 7 Plus, a larger model that also went on sale in September past year, was able to slightly edge out its earlier equivalent, the iPhone 6 Plus, after just a few months of availability. Read More

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NASA PUFFER Origami Inspired Robots Demonstrated

NASA PUFFER Origami Inspired Robots Demonstrated

That's what NASA is saying about its new "PUFFER" robot , or Pop-Up Flat Folding Explorer Robot, which is about the size of a human hand. More information on this tiny and flexible robot is available on the Nasa web site . "Everything is integrated to begin with". The robot inlcudes a "microimager", which is a high resolution camera, and solar panels are placed on the belly of the PUFFER. Read More

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Denver Nuggets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 3/22/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Denver Nuggets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers - 3/22/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

WKYC Channel 3 Sports Director Jim Donovan addressed the controversy in Tuesday's edition of Jimmy's Take. Cavs coach Tryonn Lue said Korver underwent an MRI before Wednesday morning's shoot-around and was cleared to play. What does that make any sense of? Others, like Bill Simmons, argue that today's game is a lot more taxing on the body for a number of reasons. "Adam is fantastic. Read More

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Porsche 911 Carrera S Gains 30 HP with Optional Kit

Porsche 911 Carrera S Gains 30 HP with Optional Kit

Peak power is now pegged at 331 kW (450 hp) from the factory, leaving the Carrera S just 42 kW (50 hp) short of the naturally-aspirated 911 GT3 launched in Geneva. The pack, which costs from €10,139 Euros (around £8,800), brings the power of the Carrera S up to 444bhp - or the same as the new 911 GTS. The Powerkit also adds a sport exhaust and modifies the brake-cooling system. Read More

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Intelligence Chair Encourages Whistleblowers to Tell Committee: Who Leaked?

Intelligence Chair Encourages Whistleblowers to Tell Committee: Who Leaked?

But he said he has been authorised by the Department of Justice to confirm that the FBI is investigating the Russian government's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. We do know, as you pointed out, that Mike Flynn was caught up in a wiretap. Asked whether the committee has seen evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, he said: "I'll give you a very simple answer: No". Read More

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Gorsuch Tips Hand on Religious Freedom

Neil Gorsuch is poised to be the next Supreme Court justice of the United States, filling a spot that's been vacant for over a year. "It was adopted by precisely two justices of the Supreme Court". On Tuesday, he refrained from taking a truly definitive stance on the matter. - Gorscuh on whether Roe v. Wade had a "super precedent" in case law. Read More

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Oppo F3 Plus Is Official, Features Dual Selfie Cameras

Oppo F3 Plus Is Official, Features Dual Selfie Cameras

Pre-orders for the F3 Plus begin today and will end on March 31 on Amazon India, Flipkart, and other major retailers. The USP of the Oppo phone is its dual camera lens setup at the front. There are camera features including Palm Shutter, Screen Flash, Selfie Panorama, and Beautify 4.0. The screen also has a pixel ratio of 1080 x 1920 with a protection of Gorilla Glass as well. Read More

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Adhaar will help to stop tax evasion: Arun Jaitley

Adhaar will help to stop tax evasion: Arun Jaitley

He said if a considerable segment of a Bill manages inconvenience or nullification of tax, then regardless of the possibility that it has other coincidental arrangements, despite everything it can be presented as a Money Bill. As per proposed changes to the section, taxmen will not have to disclose the reason for which the search was conducted to any person, authority or appellate tribunal. Read More

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