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NCAA Tournament bracket 2017: Who is in the Final Four?

Gonzaga opened as a 6 1/2-point favorite against SC in the opening game next Saturday night at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Just like that, we are down to four teams in the 2017 NCAA Tournament. The Ducks got a big performance from Tyler Dorsey who poured in 27 points en route to a 74-60 win over top-seeded Kansas on Saturday night. The Ducks will face the Tar Heels, who haven't been to the Final Four since way back in 2016. Read More

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Dustin Johnson holds on to beat Jon Rahm in WGC Matchplay final

Dustin Johnson holds on to beat Jon Rahm in WGC Matchplay final

The lanky gunslinger by way of SC is on a roll. According to ESPN.com's Jason Sobel , Johnson is the first golfer to win all four of the WGC events. The Spaniard fought back with wins on the 9th, 10th, 13th, 15th and 16th holes, pushing the World No.1 all the way the 18th. "Fortunately, his hole-in-one at seven only meant losing one hole so overall I was fortunate to win the match". Read More

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British police reveal more details of Parliament attacker

British police reveal more details of Parliament attacker

The terror group ISIS - which has encouraged terror plots involving vehicle attacks - claimed responsibility for the rampage, but there is no evidence Mansoor, 52, who was born in Britain, acted in the name of the terror group. "Many people are going to try to use this to divide the community further and say that Muslims are hellbent on destroying society", he said. Seven individuals believed to be connected with Wednesday's killer - who police said was motivated by "international terrorism" ... Read More

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GameStop Expects Nintendo Switch to Continue Selling out Throughout 2017

Tech enthusiast website Tom's Hardware received word from Toys "R" Us representatives that more units will be available in stores March 25. In addition to the high demand for the Switch, Bartel also noted that the system is doing very well in the software department, with Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild doing particularly well with almost a one-to-one attach rate. Read More

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Every citizen can combat against black money: PM Modi

Every citizen can combat against black money: PM Modi

Modi in his national radio address " Mann Ki Baat " wished prosperity for the neighbouring country, recalling the common memories of Rabindranath Tagore shared by both India and Bangladesh. "The basic aim is to ensure proper care of the newborn, the future citizen of India, from the time of birth". Soon after winning a historic mandate in Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, Modi had said that the country was moving towards emergence of a New India in which governments will be formed by majority, ... Read More

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SC seeks EC reply on EVM tampering

SC seeks EC reply on EVM tampering

He has also sought for a probe into alleged tampering of EVMs in elections. Sharma has prayed in his petition that EVMs should be tested by technical experts and a report should be submitted to the Court regarding the same. Off late, Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee also weighed in this issue stating that a full-fledged discussion is warranted since the credibility of the machine has been questioned. Read More

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Samsung Pay Adds To The Plethora Of Digital Payment Options

Samsung Pay partners include Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, SBI Cards, Standard Chartered Bank and Citibank and payment gateways, Visa , MasterCard and American Express . The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 debacle is forcing Samsung to offer promotions on the S8. "When we launched Samsung Pay, our goal was to enable consumers across the globe to make payments that are simple, secure and accepted nearly everywhere", adds Thomas Ko, vice president and global general manager of Samsung Pay. Read More

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Google Doesn't Trust Symantec Security Checks

Google Doesn't Trust Symantec Security Checks

The end result is that Google Chrome will start warning users of potential certification issues at websites using Symantec certificates and some will even be blocked by the browser. Removal of recognition of the Extended Validation status of Symantec issued certificates, until such a time as the community can be assured in the policies and practices of Symantec, but no sooner than one year. Read More

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Tesla Looks Confident About Model 3 After Raising $1.15 Billion

Tesla Looks Confident About Model 3 After Raising $1.15 Billion

The success of the Model 3 is crucial for Tesla , which needs a profitable, mass-market vehicle to staunch annual losses in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Musk also shares that the maximum battery pack size for the Model 3 will be 75 kWh. Tesla reported that for the model 3, safety is paramount. Model Y to be the backbone of Tesla Mobility? With Tesla , there is always good news just around the corner, it seems. Read More

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India rejects Apple's key demands on tax incentives

When asked whether the Indian government had accepted the company's demands in the parliament Wednesday, the Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman replied with a simple "No". Last year Cook visited India on a charm offensive and was pictured using Prime Minister Narendra Modi's gold iPhone to launch the premier's new app. Read More

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Super Bomberman R review for Nintendo Switch

Super Bomberman R review for Nintendo Switch

However, there is no mention about whether or not a "Pokemon GO" game will be added to Nintendo Switch. But for now, you have to decide if the almost $400 initial investment is worth the opportunity to play the latest Legend of Zelda game, or if you want to wait for more games (including a new Mario-series entry) or eventually discounted sale prices on the console itself. Read More

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Arkane's Prey Gets 'Only Yu Can Save the World' Trailer

Arkane's Prey Gets 'Only Yu Can Save the World' Trailer

The way that the player reacts to these side missions may affect the final ending of the game. Prey will be released worldwide on May 5 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The developers say that players can use whatever arsenal is at their disposal, or in this case whatever gun or rifle is lying around. The latest is no exception, giving us a look at the main character, Morgan Yu, the types of choices players will have to make, and how those choices might impact life on the game's alien-infested ... Read More

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Google's advertising crisis goes global

The advertising flap began last week in the United Kingdom after major brands such as Volkswagen (VLKAY) and Havas complained over ad placement and YouTube's content policies. As such, Google uses a combination of algorithmic detection, user flagging and human quality-checking to find videos advertisers wouldn't want their ads to appear in, and those systems are far from ideal. Read More

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Movado, Hugo Boss, and Tommy Hilfiger prepping Android Wear smartwatches

As you can see by the image above, the Movado Connect will have a very minimalist design. There's a big watch show happening in Switzerland right now, and today some new Android Wear smartwatches were announced there. But, it packs a lot of nifty features as any Android Wear should have. It is also expected to sport NFC connectivity, presumably for Android Pay, but unfortunately it seems that there will not be a heart rate sensor so it doesn't seem like it is geared for fitness. Read More

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Trump's Bid to Get Conservatives to Support Healthcare Bill Leaves Moderates 'Furious'

Despite their majority in the House, Republicans can only afford 22 defecting votes for the bill to proceed to the Senate - and the caucus's about 40 members, some of whom remain secret , could stop its passage. That means that in order to win passage, Republicans leaders can not afford to lose more than 22 votes from members of the GOP caucus. Republicans hold not only the White House, but also both chambers of Congress, giving them their first real legislative chance in seven years to ... Read More

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De'Aaron Fox works his magic, outplays Lonzo Ball in Sweet 16

He's the highest-scoring freshman Calipari has ever coached at Kentucky, and only Dajuan Wagner, at 21.7 points in 2001-02 at Memphis, scored more as a freshman for a Calipari team. UCLA double-teamed him aggressively. "I really think it helps", he said. As they get older, it seems like they just get better. Though teammate and fellow freshman Lonzo Ball is the big name on this year's UCLA team - and you hear about him nearly daily because of his whatever new outrageous claim his ... Read More

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Museum egg hunt Saturday

Museum egg hunt Saturday

The director of Athens Parks and Recreation Department is readying the inaugural Easter egg hunt at All Kids Park, a part of Athens Sportsplex. Additionally, there will be a special visit from the Easter Bunny and photo opportunities will be available. Read More

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Blizzard begins killing off Battle.net

Blizzard begins killing off Battle.net

Battle.net as a name isn't going to completely disappear, as it will continue to be used to describe Blizzard's infrastructure. Blizzard Entertainment has dumped the iconic Battle.net branding from its popular games launcher. Battle.net launched on November 30, 1996, alongside the original Diablo . The company updated the application this week with "a small makeover to make you feel more at home in the Blizzard universe", according to the patch notes . Read More

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Alien Covenant Poster Is A Twisted Mural Of Horror

Alien Covenant Poster Is A Twisted Mural Of Horror

Alien: Covenant hits Irish cinemas on May 19th. In both the painting and the Book of Revelation, fallen human angels turn into monsters, which looks like an indication to where the mythology of the Alien series is headed. It centers on the members of a colony ship who arrive on what they think is an uncharted paradise. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape. Read More

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Xiaomi Mi 6, Mi 6 Plus pricing details leaked

Xiaomi Mi 6, Mi 6 Plus pricing details leaked

The flagship device has undergone several launch delays previously, however, with this new report, looks like the wait is nearly over for the Xiaomi lovers out there. According to the leak, the Xiaomi Mi6 would start at RM 1999 for the 4GB RAM/32GB storage version. As per earlier rumours, the Mi 6 will be the first Chinese smartphone if it will be powered by Snapdragon 835 SoC. Read More

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Unseasonably warm temps and windy conditions

Unseasonably warm temps and windy conditions

The Metroplex and areas west should be done with the rain by lunch, but areas east will see storms until dinner time. As for storm chances, latest models indicate scattered storms developing from 10am-12pm which likely won't be severe with another round of storms developing after 2pm which has the best chance for severe weather. Read More

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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Bullish Run in Diverse Rating

Vetr raised shares of Advanced Micro Devices from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $12.60 price target for the company in a research report on Wednesday, December 28th. A lower P/B ratio could mean that the stock is undervalued. In phrases of Market analysis and buying and selling signals, RSI moving above the horizontal 30 reference standard is regarded as a bullish indicator, at the same time as the RSI transferring under the horizontal 70 reference standard is visible to be a ... Read More

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