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Barack Obama makes NCAA Tournament picks, goes chalk as usual

Barack Obama makes NCAA Tournament picks, goes chalk as usual

Being one of the hotter teams , expect the Blue Devils to meet a sleeper pick with the No. 6 seed Southern Methodist University. It doesn't get much better than days and days full of games leading up to the National Championship. Kent State, New Mexico State, South Dakota State and Iona are the long shots in the tournament. No No. 1 Seed Has Ever Lost To A No. 16 Seed But ... Read More

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'Facezam' App That Claimed To Identify Strangers Was Just A Hoax

'Facezam' App That Claimed To Identify Strangers Was Just A Hoax

It had social media feeds and a website with app mockups. To call this app creepy would certainly be an understatement. Face-matching also becomes extremely hard if the app is only using one photo per person - in this case, their profile photo - rather than a large corpus of images, says Adam Harvey, a privacy researcher and artist who has designed anti-face recognition technology. Read More

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Samsung's Foldable Smartphone Prototype Might Be Ready By Q3

The G6, the latest smartphone launched by Korean rival LG Electronics this month, is equipped with a 13-megapixel dual camera like the preceding V20 launched past year. However, if you haven't been in touch with the rumors, there is one interesting thing that we have learned. Its f/1.7 aperture sensor lets in plenty of light - 25% more light than the S6 in fact - while phase-detect autofocus and optical image stabilisation (OIS) is also expected to make the move to the Galaxy S8 . Read More

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IPhone 8's curved screen will be 'gentler' than Galaxy S7 Edge

The iPhone 8 is rumored to feature a borderless OLED display, glass-sandwich design, augmented reality capability and no physical home button, as well as wireless battery charging and superfast wired charging. According to South Korea's The Investor , Samsung Display has been developing a pressure-sensitive OLED touch display for the iPhone 8. In addition to that, it is also expected to come with a tremendous display that brings up more of the front part of the phone. Read More

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Switch prompts online traffic boost for U.S. retailers

Switch prompts online traffic boost for U.S. retailers

While fans may have to still wait for a console to arrive, The Nintendo Switch Gamestop page guarantees that they will arrive no later than April 16, and are priced at around $510 and $600. Either situation would be impressive since the Switch launched without an internet browser. Well, it's been eleven days since the Nintendo Switch was launched around the world. Read More

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Leak says two Pixel 2 smartphones are in the works at Google

Leak says two Pixel 2 smartphones are in the works at Google

There really aren't a lot of clues about Google's 2017 smartphones aside from the internal code names. The Google Pixel 2 series would most likely feature the successors to the original Pixel and its larger sibling, the Pixel XL. Supposedly going to be the high-end variant of the three, the device with codename Taimen is going to have a bigger display, when compared to the upcoming Pixel 2 and XL. Read More

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WhatsApp Bringing Back About Status Feature Following Backlash Over Snapchat Stories Clone

Instant messaging, now the app's main function, was added later. However, according to a report by The Independent, the company has faced a huge backlash by the consumers leading to a roll-back of the status feature. Like Instagram, Facebook Messenger, and Facebook's regular app, the WhatsApp version of Snapchat stories allows users to post pictures and videos that disappear after 24 hours. Read More

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Fed hikes interest rates as inflation picks up

The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up around 90 points following the announcement at around 20,928. The Fed's key short-term rate is rising by a quarter-point to a still-low range of 0.75 percent to 1 percent. "The federal funds rate is likely to remain, for some time , below levels that are expected to prevail in the longer run", it added. Federal student loan rates are locked in. Read More

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Nimuno Loops 'Lego tape' lets you build on any surface

Nimuno Loops 'Lego tape' lets you build on any surface

Bend it like Nimuno Loops. The tape allows Lego maniacs to build around corners, on curved surfaces, and even sideways. You will also be able to cut off pieces, providing a handy point of attachment if need be! As any architect who has played with LEGO can tell you (which, let's face it, is almost all of us), one of the most exciting yet struggling steps is just starting off on that tabula rasa of the standard, flat LEGO base. Read More

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Lucid Motors

Lucid Motors "Air" Is Priced Less than Tesla Inc (TSLA) Model S

Pricing for the Launch Edition has been estimated at $165,000, but in light of today's announcement, it could be that Lucid will sharpen its pencil once more to sneak by Tesla. Who doesn't think that leaning way back in leather-clad seats, looking at the sky, and traveling up to 400 miles on a charge sounds good? Since then, the company has announced plans to build a $700 million factory in Arizona to manufacture its first electric vehicle. Read More

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Several thousand get temporary bans as For Honor battles experience-farming exploit

Several thousand get temporary bans as For Honor battles experience-farming exploit

The company issued 1,500 three-day bans to players who failed to comply with their original warning, and a further 4,000 are players are set to receive further warnings. With a game entitled For Honor , you would think that gamers would in fact show some dignity and honor when it comes to playing. According to Jeff Kaplan, If the same practices are continued on Overwatch platform, there will be more restrictions implemented. Read More

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Pre-Installed Malware Infects 38 Android Devices

Pre-Installed Malware Infects 38 Android Devices

Check Point researchers suggested that the malware was added somewhere along the supply chain between manufacturing and sale. In most cases, this malware finds its way onto a device after it is in the hands of its new owner, but a new report suggests that some Android smartphones are making their way to customers with unsafe software packages already installed. Read More

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Harley Davidson Street Rod 750 priced at INR 5.86 lakhs

Harley Davidson Street Rod 750 priced at INR 5.86 lakhs

Through the Street-Rod, Harley-Davidson is targeting young adults. The motorcycle is drenched in Harley-Davidson Dark Custom styling (plus hints of flat-track steel) and oozes goal, with a hunched forward, ready-for-action stance. Along with the engine and chassis, fuel tank and side panels also remain unchanged. The motorcycle receives High Output Revolution X 750 engine which is claimed to produce more torque through the mid-range and power at the top-end. Read More

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Google Has A New UI In Testing For Search On Android

Google Has A New UI In Testing For Search On Android

This can be set at a certain time of day or with a switch on the parent's end of the two-app connection. At launch, Google isn't letting parents transfer existing accounts and hasn't yet committed to adding that option. Think of Family Link like parental controls plus monitoring. With that in mind, Google is today debuting a new app created to help give parents more control over their kids' smartphone and tablet usage, letting mums and dads remotely lock it down when it's time to do ... Read More

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Stock under Analyst Radar: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

Stock under Analyst Radar: Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL)

General Company Details For Delta Air Lines, Inc. Macquarie Group Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of Delta Air Lines by 14.5% in the second quarter. The 1 year EPS growth rate is 2.90%. At present, 0 analysts call it Sell, while 3 think it is Hold. (NYSE:DAL) price is pointing towards neither exit nor entry barriers, according to a technical analysis tool called the Relative Strength Index (RSI). Read More

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NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Rises 0.14% in Pre-Session

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) Rises 0.14% in Pre-Session

Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a hold rating and set a $90.00 target price (up previously from $76.00) on shares of NVIDIA in a report on Thursday, February 16th. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 1,811,456 shares of the company's stock, valued at $178,066,124.80. The stock was sold at an average price of $98.30, for a total transaction of $4,096,161.00. Read More

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US Justice Department seeks more time on President Donald Trump wiretap evidence

The leaders of the House Intelligence Committee are raising concerns about the disclosure of names of American citizens whose communications were caught up in USA surveillance of foreign agents. The White House in a statement on March 5 called on Congress to investigate whether Obama "abused" his executive powers by allegedly ordering electronic surveillance of Trump and his associates. Read More

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Blue Variant of OnePlus 3T Might Be Released on March 15

Blue Variant of OnePlus 3T Might Be Released on March 15

Just how exclusive are we talking here? Apart from that, the device is identical to the standard OnePlus 3T model. Alright, so it all sounds great to you and you want to buy a colette edition. And partnering with the design firm Colette would serve to offer a different and distinguished style. Media reports have said that Colette could contribute to the design of OnePlus wearables. Read More

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Swastika Hack Praises Turkey's Erdogan On Hundreds Of Twitter Accounts

Swastika Hack Praises Turkey's Erdogan On Hundreds Of Twitter Accounts

Images of swastikas are being sent to large numbers of accounts via the third party app Twitter Counter . According to some reports , Twitter has accepted that it is aware of the hacking attacks and that it is investigating it. "Assuming this abuse is indeed done using our system, we've blocked all ability to post tweets and changed our Twitter app key", it added. The restrictions caused outrage in Turkey with Erdogan accusing Germany and the Netherlands of "Nazi" practices. Read More

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YouTube Cooking Sensation Auntie Fee on Life Support

YouTube Cooking Sensation Auntie Fee on Life Support

Felicia O'Dell, b.k.a " Auntie Fee ", is a viral cooking sensation with videos that rack up hundreds of thousands of hits. Her videos have amassed millions of views, and landed O'Dell a massive following. local time. Earlier in the day when word of her illness spread one of her family members posted to her official Facebook page , "I NEED ALL OF Felicia Auntie Fee O'Dell PRAYER WARRIORS TO SEND A FEW [prayers] UP FOR HER". Read More

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Stock Price of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Increases 1.06%

Stock Price of Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Increases 1.06%

Peddock Capital Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Microsoft during the third quarter valued at about $130,000. About shares traded. Hillenbrand, Inc. Microsoft Corporation stock performance trend indicates that the stock price has rallied 4.22% in the past 12 Weeks, but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock, the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 13.06%. Read More

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Three militants, minor girl killed in Kupwara gunfight

Three militants, minor girl killed in Kupwara gunfight

During the operation, the militants fired at the security forces and a police constable was wounded. "Any further detail will be confirmed only after the operations is over", said Srinagar-based Army spokesman. A 15-year-old civilian had also died in the clashes between the civilians and the forces at the Pulwama encounter site. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Kalaroos village following specific intelligence inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area, a ... Read More

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Nokia Flagship Phone Could Come With Carl Zeiss Camera Lenses

Nokia Flagship Phone Could Come With Carl Zeiss Camera Lenses

Rumors further state that the Nokia 8 and Nokia 7 will be powered by Snapdragon Snapdragon 660 chipset. While the Nokia 7 will feature an FHD (1080p) display, the Nokia 8 will likely come with QHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) display. Why a Nokia 7 and Nokia 8 , of course. Both these alleged smartphones are rumoured to be rocking Qualcomm's not-yet-official Snapdragon 660 chipset. Read More

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Shah credits 'tallest leader' Modi for poll win

Shah credits 'tallest leader' Modi for poll win

The India Today-Axis poll and surveys by several media predicted an unprecedented victory for the BJP. Nitish Kumar, who had left the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the wake of the announcement of Narendra Modi as the BJP's PM candidate in 2014, too, has not hidden his intention to erase any "negativity' that he had for Modi. Read More

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