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AMD Ryzen six-core and quad-core leak

Today, Advanced Micro Devices is ready to fasten its return as they continue releasing information on the upcoming mid-range Ryzen 5 series. The Ryzen 5 1400 (a 4-core/8-thread chip that runs at 3.2GHz & boosts at 3.4GHz) has been prices at $169, while the Ryzen 5 1500X (4 cores/8 threads, 3.5GHz/3.7GHz) and Ryzen 5 1600 (6 cores/12 threads, 3.2GHz/3.6GHz) will cost $189 and $219 respectively. Read More

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Uber's Self-Driving Cars Still Need a Lot of Human Help

Uber's Self-Driving Cars Still Need a Lot of Human Help

That Uber's cars can not travel a mile without human intervention does not bode particularly well for a company whose future is predicated on its self-driving technology. And, of course, Uber isn't making these cars to help drivers. That is definitely encouraging news, and it stands in rather stark contrast to the data that shows regular interventions aren't getting much better. Read More

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New Uncharted 4 Multiplayer Expansion Adds New Mode, Weapons, More

New Uncharted 4 Multiplayer Expansion Adds New Mode, Weapons, More

Along with the new game mode, the update will also bring new weapons, new vanity items, new skins, and more. Scott Lowe gives us a quick breakdown of what's to come on March 17, 2017. King of the Hill tasks two teams with fighting for control of rotating capture points in order to reach the score limit. "First up, we're introducing a new permanent game mode: King of the Hill ", Naughty Dog's senior communication manager Scott Lowe shared on the PlayStation Blog. Read More

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S Korea prosecutors to summon ex-prez Park for questioning

S Korea prosecutors to summon ex-prez Park for questioning

She returned to her private home in the upmarket Gangnam district of the capital, Seoul. In a related matter, it has been alleged that Ms Park's Blue House pressured Hanjin Group Chairman Cho Yang Ho, who headed the organising committee of 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, to persuade International Olympics Committee officials to adopt a Jindo dog mascot for the games instead of the initial plan for a white tiger. Read More

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The mystery of the first monster black holes explained

The mystery of the first monster black holes explained

The perplexing question of how supermassive black holes form at the centre of galaxies has been answered by an Irish physicist and his colleagues. While this environment should make it hard for supermassive black holes to form, a 2008 study suggested that radiation from a massive neighbouring galaxy could cause a nascent black hole and its host galaxy to collapse, rather than spawn new clusters of stars. Read More

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Paytm Goes Global - Takes Its Wallet App To Canada

Paytm Goes Global - Takes Its Wallet App To Canada

Also, insurance premiums and property taxes can also be paid using the app. The app has been developed for Android and iOS devices. This is the Alibaba-backed company's first foray into the worldwide market. He further added that the company is confident of being successful in Canada. New Delhi-based Paytm , has launched its bill-payment service in Canada, making it the first Indian company to debut such a service in the Great White North. Read More

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Lotus Elise Sprint is one hellishly lightweight sports vehicle

Lotus Elise Sprint is one hellishly lightweight sports vehicle

The 2017 Lotus Elise has been launched with a new lightweight Sprint edition that is 41kg lighter than the old vehicle. The British automaker says the new Elise is 10 kg lighter than the outgoing model. For both the standard Sport and lighter Sprint models there are two petrol engines to choose. The Sprint is marked out with unique design tweaks, including a matte black rear fascia, black wheels, subtle side stripes and Sprint badging. Read More

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Whatsapp reverts to text status, takes down 'stories' update

Whatsapp reverts to text status, takes down 'stories' update

The " About Status " feature permits clients to set a text Status that other people can see either opening a contact entry or beginning a visit string. Both Snapchat and Instagram's story function appeal to students due to their focus on visual content that's also temporary, Karen Riggs, a professor and coordinator of the Scripps College of Communication Social Media Certificate, said. Read More

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Early Tekken 7 Season Pass Details Suggest Addition Of Guest Characters

Early Tekken 7 Season Pass Details Suggest Addition Of Guest Characters

Bandai Namco didn't say from which franchise (s) the characters would hail, but it wouldn't be surprising if both of them came from Capcom's Street Fighter franchise. The benefit of purchasing the season pass - besides an expected discount versus purchasing individually - is 35 exclusive metallic costumes . All three batches of DLC will be included in the game's season pass , but can also be purchased separately. Read More

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High-End iPhone 8 OLED Variant Will Have Samsung's Curved Display

High-End iPhone 8 OLED Variant Will Have Samsung's Curved Display

Yet one source familiar with the next iPhone design, now referred by many as iPhone 8, says that Apple plans to incorporate the best designs and features the current technology has to offer - one of which is the curved OLED display. This is the same outfit which told us "And the iPhone 8, with a curved OLED screen, will be a flat out blockbuster which will easily outsell every variant that has come before at release " so suddenly the curved screen is not that important. Read More

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Apple seeds macOS 10.12.4 beta 7 to developers

Apple seeds macOS 10.12.4 beta 7 to developers

Once iOS 11 goes live, up to 187,000 apps might stop working. Apple users and developers appear to be losing interest in apps that integrate with iMessage, according to a new report from app analytics firm Sensor Tower . When one browses through the latest public beta for iOS 10.3, the user will come across a newly introduced settings menu called "app compatibility" which already lists the apps in your phone that will become obsolete with the new forthcoming update. Read More

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BSNL offers 2 GB data per day, unlimited calling at Rs 339

BSNL offers 2 GB data per day, unlimited calling at Rs 339

BSNL Director for Consumer Mobility RK Mittal said,"We are committed to providing affordable and efficient services to all segment of our loyal mobile customers". The free calling is restricted to just 25 minutes per day. Note that the Rs 339 plan is valid for a period of 28 days. It is offering upto 30 GB free 4G data to its postpaid users through MyAirtel app. Read More

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Gmail Updated released: Stream videos in attachments prior to downloading

Gmail Updated released: Stream videos in attachments prior to downloading

In other words, this means that once a user has attached a video to a message in Gmail , it will be saved on Google servers from where users will be able to stream it as well as download it. Google says the feature is rolling out to everyone but may take up to 15 days before some users see it. "Starting today, when opening an email with video attachments, you will see a thumbnail of the video and have the ability to stream it, right from inside Gmail ", the company notes on its blog . Read More

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Trump's Proposed Budget Would 'Destroy' Public Media, Says CPB President

Trump's Proposed Budget Would 'Destroy' Public Media, Says CPB President

PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger (pictured) said in a statement that PBS and its almost 350 member stations have strong support among Republicans and Democratic voters in rural and urban areas across the country. In 2012, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was criticized by many for calling out a beloved Sesame Street character when he said in a debate, "I like PBS". Read More

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Xbox Adds New Speech-To-Text Feature, But Only For One Game

Xbox Adds New Speech-To-Text Feature, But Only For One Game

Microsoft has started rolling out game chat transcription to Windows 10 and Xbox One, and it is now supported in Halo Wars 2. This feature enables you to convert your in-game conversations from speech-to-text and vice-versa in real time. There are three voices to choose from for those going text-to-speech. To enable game chat transcriptions , you'll need to navigate to the " Ease of Access " section in the settings window. Read More

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Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA), KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY)

If it's only the one trading day, it can be dismissed as an anomaly. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions. The stock presently has a PEG Ratio of 0.22. On technical side, moving averages may help to distinguish direction of tendencies, and they might also be used to set levels of sustenance and resistance. Read More

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Services Could Be $50B Business By 2020

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Services Could Be $50B Business By 2020

Daryanani raised his price target on Apple stock to $155 from $140. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an "overweight" rating on shares of Apple in a research note on Tuesday, January 24th. Investors of record on Monday, February 13th were given a $0.57 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 9th. This represents a $2.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.62%. Read More

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Thierry Neuville tests Hyundai i30 N

Thierry Neuville tests Hyundai i30 N

As the upcoming Hyundai i30 N enters its final development stages, the company released a short video of the test vehicle sliding around on icy surfaces by WRC driver Thierry Neuville. "There is good traction and good stability in the slippery testing conditions". Hyundai's World Rally Championship driver notes the auto is nearly ready for primetime, saying it "feels quite near to a racing vehicle". Read More

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Mobile launching the LG G6 on April 7 for $650

However, as part of the latest promotional offer, the company has revealed today that the buyers will be getting a free Google Home connected speaker, otherwise priced at $129, mentions a post published on Android Authority . One of the highlight features of the device is its display, which is an 18:9 screen that's taller than most other smartphone screens. Third out of the gate with an LG G6 announcement is AT&T, which is going about things a bit differently than T-Mobile and Verizon. Read More

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Google Maps will now take you into an active volcano!

Google Maps will now take you into an active volcano!

Horsly added that feeling the sensation of the heat against his skin was "phenomenal". "I hope that by putting this place on the map people will realize what a handsome world we live in", said Horsley. Google Maps partnered with Geoff Mackley and Chris Horsley from travel firm Ultimate Volcano Expeditions to capture the inside of the Marum crater on the Vanuatuan island of Ambrym. Read More

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Hacker Publishes POC for Nintendo Switch Hack

Hacker Publishes POC for Nintendo Switch Hack

The only available units have been those from scalpers on eBay, and a surprising amount of units made available in the U.K. So far the Switch seems to be quite popular in both the US, and Japan. Gamestop also now offers players the chance to grab $125 store credit by trading in a Nintendo 3DS or Wii U until March 19. Hopefully the reasons to buy one only get more plentiful in the coming weeks and months. Read More

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Classic horror film 'The Fly' headed for a remake

Classic horror film 'The Fly' headed for a remake

One oddly misguided approach to remakes that studios seem so insistent on is taking a director's most iconic, visually original film - and then thinking someone else can magically top it. The film, which is another Blumhouse production, is set to open in theaters on April 28. It sees a young street magician who is left to care for his sister turn to drug peddling to keep a roof over their heads. Read More

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