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Gunman who shot top GOP congressman had history of arrests

And I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms. The White House released a statement on the tragedy, saying Donald Trump and Mike Pence are aware of the shooting and "monitoring developments closely". I don't know if it was because they were prayerful for Scalise and the others, or silently grateful that for the grace of God, they were not the victims . Read More

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10.5-inch iPad Pro confirmed to have 4GB of RAM

Furthermore, both new iPad Pro models feature new ProMotion display technology, which offers refresh rates of up to 120Hz for fluid scrolling, improved responsiveness, and smoother motion. Don't expect a drastic change in industrial design. The screen's higher refresh rate, which is now at 120GHz, subtly improves the overall iPad experience. Read More

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Cyber firms warn of malware that could cause power outages

The malicious software, codenamed Crash Override, is the second malware program that can disable industrial systems like power plants, according to a report from the software security firm Dragos . To infect its target, Stuxnet used four zero-day vulnerabilities for Microsoft's Windows operating system. There are several steps that industrial vendors can take to protect their industrial control systems, according to Dragos . Read More

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E3 2017: Fallout 4 VR Receives First Trailer

E3 2017: Fallout 4 VR Receives First Trailer

Finally, you can pretend to be Link in Skyrim . But it won't just be a simple direct port either. Here's the video explaining this new feature below. We'll let you figure that out on your own... The fact that this is a port of 2015's Fallout 4 isn't a dealbreaker since VR is still an untested market so it makes sense that Bethesda would want to test the waters before committing to a new project. Read More

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IPad Pro 10.5 Review: A Surprisingly Powerful Tablet

IPad Pro 10.5 Review: A Surprisingly Powerful Tablet

The 12.9-inch iPad Pro is available in silver, space gray, and gold and starts at $799 for the 64GB Wi-Fi model and $929 for the 64GB Wi-Fi + Cellular model. That design does make it slightly safer to open up the casing than on 9.7-inch models. To geek out just a hair, it adjusts the refresh rate of the screen between 24Hz and 120Hz on the fly. Read More

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Minecraft Going Cross-Platform, Getting Massive 4K Graphics Update This Fall

Joining CubeCraft's Skyworld multiplayer online server for will be easier with a summer Minecraft update . Saves and other purchased content will be transferable between the old and newer versions of the game . As previously covered, Microsoft began pushing for cross-platform play between different console networks and PC in March of previous year. The Java Edition and PlayStation Edition will remain separate for now. Read More

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OG Xbox Controller Announced For Xbox One and Windows 10

In fact, it's the smallest game console Microsoft ever made - but also one of the most expensive ones: The Xbox One X will sell for $499 when it reaches store shelves on November 7 . "This is a true 4K console". Ironically, that's exactly what is happening in Assasin's Creed: Origins for Xbox One X . But if you can get past the straight-up comparison with the PlayStation 4 Pro and other consoles and look at the Xbox One X from some different perspectives, it actually ... Read More

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Penguins strike late to repeat as Stanley Cup champs

Penguins strike late to repeat as Stanley Cup champs

Conn Smythe Trophy, for the most valuable player in the playoffs, was awarded to Sidney Crosby , also for the second year in a row. The last team to have back-to-back Stanley Cup wins was the Detroit Red Wings in 1997 and '98. "I think ( Evgeni Malkin ) comes to mind right away", said Crosby . You know, Daley was out at some point and guys who filled in did a great job and we picked up a couple of veteran guys (Hainsey, who had never played a playoff game in a rather ordinary career, ... Read More

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Conspiracy Theorists Think Lorde Is a Secret Onion Ring Critic

Conspiracy Theorists Think Lorde Is a Secret Onion Ring Critic

The site also notes that many of those onion rings, which come from eating establishments around the world, come from places within driving distance from wherever Lorde was at the time, like a "charter plane from Tennessee to NY". Onionringswordwide had a following of 24 people, one of them being Lorde . Newshub went deep, tracing one onion ring to Lorde's recent appearance at Bonnaroo and doing forensic work on her fingers. Read More

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Apple's iOS 11 enables iPhone NFC tag reading

Apple's iOS 11 enables iPhone NFC tag reading

IOS 11 is now going through developer testing and, while we expect Apple to add features closer to the launch of its new iPhones, it has already highlighted some of the big changes you can expect. With this function, it makes a lot easier to connect when you're in a restaurant, airport and other establishments offering free Wi-FI. From a dev standpoint, this will lead to the creation apps that can detect NFC tags and read NFC Data Exchange Format (NDEF) messages. Read More

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DOOM VFR Demonstrated at the Bethesda E3 2017 Showcase

DOOM VFR Demonstrated at the Bethesda E3 2017 Showcase

From the minute-plus trailer, we see the familiar, barren landscapes from the 2015 game, as well as all the crafting and customization options. Watch the new Fallout 4 VR reveal trailer below. You can pre-order the game right here , and you can pick up an HTC Vive as well if you don't already own one and have the coin. So it looks like there's a lot of casual fanfare that players will be able to experience before getting into the meat of the game. Read More

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MashTalk: With iOS 11, Apple is giving the iPad a productive future

One of most frustrating thing in iOS was its volume indicator, which used to appear in the middle of the screen while watching videos, covering up most of the screen real estate and blocking the important part of the video. It's not quite the same feeling as drawing on paper, but I found that it's comfortable enough. The latest iPad Pro is designed as a laptop replacement for some people. Read More

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Uber must make changes at top to fix culture woes

The board adopted a series of recommendations about the corporate culture from former United States attorney general Eric Holder . Those will be revealed to employees and made public on Tuesday. According to multiple news reports, Holder's advice included ordering Kalanick to step down temporarily and forcing out Emil Michael, Uber's senior vice president of business and a key Kalanick ally within the company. Read More

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Microsoft Xbox One X: The Most Powerful Console Ever Made

As both the most powerful and smallest Xbox ever, the Xbox One X launches at $499 Dollars during a period of intense activity for the video game industry. They may use the most recent developer tools or come up with different tricks to enhance their games for the new Xbox . Is the PlayStation 4 Pro a worthy rival to the Xbox One X or is it meant to challenge the Xbox One S? This in essence puts the Xbox One X in a class of one. Read More

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US Senators agree to impose new sanctions against Russian Federation

But changed his standing last month when he said he needed to see progress with Russian Federation or else sanction measures will be proposed by his panel. The bipartisan amendment expands existing sanctions on Russian Federation. The Senate reached a bipartisan agreement concerning the latest round of sanctions on Russian Federation late Monday night, imposing new economic restrictions on Moscow and bolstering congressional oversight created to limit Trump's executive powers in this ... Read More

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Rumored: Polestar Could Be Building Standalone Performance EVs

Rumored: Polestar Could Be Building Standalone Performance EVs

It already prepares Volvo Polestar models run in the Word Touring Car Championship by Cyan Racing and Polestar's involvement in electric cars could trigger talk of involvement in the electric Formula E championship. The new vehicle will suit the rumours that Polestar Cyan Racing, the team that runs Volvo's racing cars, is to join Formula E soon. It wants to replicate what Mercedes' AMG brand has done in producing its own bespoke AMG cars as well as modified Mercedes-AMG models. Read More

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Forzo Motorsport 7 has Puddles that Grow and Cars that Rattle

Forza 7 will release this autumn, on October 3. The vehicle was revealed as the headline act for Microsoft's Forza Motorsport racing game series which was surprising in itself. Under the outrageous bodywork is expected to be a 3.8-liter twin-turbo engine, giving a very different driving style to naturally-aspirated 911's, and a super-fast PDK transmission rather than a manual. Read More

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