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Microsoft aims at 'mixed reality' with new devices

Microsoft aims at 'mixed reality' with new devices

Microsoft unveiled their new "mixed reality" controllers. This design has some advantages like allowing for a wider field of view, but unlike with the HoloLens, instead of seeing your real world surro...

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Samsung Lifted by Strong Memory Chip Sales

Samsung Lifted by Strong Memory Chip Sales

Samsung Electronics shares hit a record high on Friday after reporting strong earnings a day before, prompting analysts to boost their price target for the stock and forecast never-before-seen profi...

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Windows 10 S is Microsoft's Chrome OS Competitor

The Surface Laptop looks to be a high-quality system in the vein of all the other Surface gadgets. As Panos Panay, head of Microsoft's Surface division, said, the new laptop weighs 1.25 kilograms,...

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Apple makes $1B commitment toward more US manufacturing jobs

The tech giant's iPhone shipments dropped 1% for the first three months of 2017 compared to the same period past year, selling 50.8 million units compared to 51 million in 2016. Apple chief executi...

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"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" tops box office in North America

In addition to this, the film's release also marks the 15 No. 1 opening for Marvel Studios. Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 opened in the North American territories this past weekend to a sweet $...

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Amazon gives voice-enabled speaker a screen, video calling

Amazon gives voice-enabled speaker a screen, video calling

Being an Echo product with Amazon's Alexa voice-activated assistant built in, the Show can also perform all of the same tasks as the rest of the Echo lineup. However, because Alexa works ...

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Snap lost $2.2 billion last quarter

Revenue almost quadrupled to $149.6 million from $38.3 million, but it's less than the $158.3 million that analysts polled by FactSet were expecting. The company reported revenue of $38.8 million in...

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Bouchard eliminates Sharapova at Madrid Open

Bouchard eliminates Sharapova at Madrid Open

In a match that saw both players have a total of 36 break point chances, just 10 were taken (five by each woman), but it was the crucial break in the ninth game of the decider where Sharapova had ch...

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OnePlus 3T thought to be discontinued, is simply 'Out of Stock'

OnePlus 3T thought to be discontinued, is simply 'Out of Stock'

It was in late 2016 when OnePlus dropped a surprise and announced the OnePlus 3T, just six months after the hugely successful OnePlus 3 was launched. Currently, on Amazon .in as well as OnePlus's o...

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Trader Alert: Unusual Volume Spotted in Amyris, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRS)

Trader Alert: Unusual Volume Spotted in Amyris, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRS)

The stock exchanged hands with 25.81 million shares contrast to its average daily volume of 2.83 million shares. By reviewing stock prices from the stock market history of the company and examining it...

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Panthers OT Oher to appear in court June 6 on assault charge

Panthers OT Oher to appear in court June 6 on assault charge

Oher asked the driver to follow another vehicle to the restaurant, but the driver suggested he take the lead since he knew how to get there, the report said. The police report states Oher then pushe...

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Amazon launches free voice calls and messaging through Alexa

Amazon announced Alexa calling and messaging on Tuesday, which allows you to place a call from any Alexa-enabled device - including smartphones, tablets and Amazon Echo units - to any other. The Ama...

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Oneplus 5, the much-awaited successor

Oneplus 5, the much-awaited successor

One thing that is immediately noticeable from the hand-drawn designs of the OnePlus 5 is the device's dual-camera systems, both on the front and back of the smartphone. The design invokes many cues ...

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Dublin-born Qantas chief hit with pie in Australia

Dublin-born Qantas chief hit with pie in Australia

Alan Joyce, who appeared stunned for a few moments, returned back to the stage in as little as five minutes to continue his presentation. He further added , "If there are any more pies, can you g...

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Buffett to auction off lunch for California homeless charity

Buffett to auction off lunch for California homeless charity

However, the reduction in position in IBM is creating concern for the stock. That would push Berkshire up to fourth on the list of largest shareholders, according to United States data group, FactSet....

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Greens Senator Larissa Waters Makes History Breastfeeding Daughter In Parliament

Greens Senator Larissa Waters Makes History Breastfeeding Daughter In Parliament

Waters, who is the co-deputy leader of Australia's Green party, was instrumental in efforts a year ago to end a ban on breast-feeding in Parliament, ABC News reported . Greens colleague Sarah Hanson-...

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Microsoft patches "crazy bad" remote attack vulnerability found in Windows Defender

It targets Windows Defender's Microsoft Malware Protection Engine (MsMpEng), tricking it into executing code when the engine scans a file. When successfully exploited, attackers are able to worm the...

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The Brokerages Set Plug Power Inc (PLUG) PT at $2.81

The Brokerages Set Plug Power Inc (PLUG) PT at $2.81

Rodman & Renshaw lifted their price target on Plug Power from $3.00 to $4.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Thursday, April 6th. Investors had high hopes for Plug Power stock aft...

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Google officially ends Beta program for Nougat, Android 'O' Beta coming soon

Launched three years ago, the program was a way for Google to curate the burgeoning number of apps and games making their way to the Play Store by highlighting top tier developers. This view, along wi...

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Cambridge to host BBC election debate

With the polls suggesting the Conservatives are on course for a commanding victory, Mr Corbyn has been blamed by many Labour MPs for making the party unelectable. And on the same day, Election Questio...

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Waze update lets anyone use their own voice for navigation

Waze update lets anyone use their own voice for navigation

To update your vehicle, simply go to Settings Voice Directions then select Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson ) or Jackson Storm (Armie Hammer ) on your Waze app. There will be a list of phrases t...

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The Next Far Cry Game Could Be Set In The Wild West

The Next Far Cry Game Could Be Set In The Wild West

Folks initially thought it could be Red Dead Redemption 2, but this game is said to take place in an imaginary location known as Hope County. We are still putting this in the rumor section, and wait...

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Far Cry 5 might be a Spaghetti Western, and launch in September

Far Cry 5 might be a Spaghetti Western, and launch in September

Red Dead Redemption 2 or Far Cry 5? Three sources we've spoken to have confirmed that the next Far Cry will indeed be set in America, but only one claims that it'll be set during the 19th century....

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English is losing importance in Europe — EU's Juncker

Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council. British Prime Minister Theresa May accused European politicians and officials on Wednesday of seeking to sway the outcome of the June 8 general el...

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Samsung just confirmed the Galaxy Note 8 is coming this year

Turns out, Samsung has a pretty strong chin. Revenue added 1.54 percent from a year earlier to 50.55 trillion won in the March quarter, but net income surged 46.29 percent to 7.68 trillion won. The el...

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President congratulates astronaut Peggy Whitson for record-breaking time in space

In addition, the record-breaking Whitson has logged more spacewalking time than any other female astronaut. Her current mission launched in November, and though it originally was scheduled to return...

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Buffett criticizes United and its CEO over dragging incident

Buffett expressed regret over his failure to invest early in Internet search company Google , now part of Alphabet Inc, saying "I should have some insight into" what became an "extraordinary business...

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Put Amazon's Alexa to work with an Echo for just $150

Amazon is also exploring the music business, with its Amazon Prime Music Service, and newest Spotify competitor, Amazon Music Unlimited. This is emerging technology and I know many of you, lik...

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Sinclair to buy Tribune Media, expanding its local TV reach

Combining its holdings with Tribune will give Sinclair more leverage in negotiations with national broadcast network owners such as Fox, which pay local station owners lucrative fees to carry their ch...

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AT&T Faces Bidding War for Straight Path Communications

AT&T Faces Bidding War for Straight Path Communications

Over the past 50 days, Straight Path Communications Inc . stock's 25.96% off of the high and 696.32% removed from the low. To view the full article, register now. MILLER LLOYD I III also sold $1.0...

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Samsung says Galaxy S8 pre-orders outpaced S7 by 30pc

This means the owners themselves would have the burden of setting the screen to the hue which they think is the right one for them. First test results of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ by the firm ar...

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Liberal son of war refugees projected to win S. Korea vote

Liberal son of war refugees projected to win S. Korea vote

The latest poll on the presidential election published Wednesday showed Moon Jae-in of the liberal Democratic Party in the lead with 42.4 percent, followed by two runner-ups - Ahn Cheol-soo of the c...

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Congressman Comer on Voting for American Health Care Act

Congressman Comer on Voting for American Health Care Act

But again it was relatively modest as these bills go, we're talking a couple hundred pages as opposed to a couple thousand. The millions of people who are in my same position, or much worse, they want...

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New Report Suggests That The iPhone 8 may Not Launch This Year

New Report Suggests That The iPhone 8 may Not Launch This Year

It would be so annoying if its fingerprint sensor would be located on the back. That's a $60 value, mind you, and you also get an always handy 64GB EVO+ memory card, plus a Clear View standing cov...

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Samsung releases Galaxy S8 following Note 7 disaster

So these are the news about the futuristic smartphone Samsung Galaxy S9. It's not entirely clear at this point in time why Samsung appears to have made a decision to not enable this feature in s...

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Military orbiter's landing rattles Florida with sonic boom

It was the fourth mission for the X-37B, with a fifth scheduled for later this year. The U.S Air Force announced this morning that the OTV-4 landed safely. What do you think the U.S. Air Force's robot...

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Texas governor signs ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

Texas governor signs ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

At 6:35 p.m. Sunday, Gov. Abbott went live on his Facebook page signing the state bill. "It's inexcusable to release individuals from jail that have been charged with heinous crimes like sexual assaul...

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Delta apologizes after kicking family off flight

That did not happen in this case and we apologize ", said the airline, which said it would offer the couple a refund and unspecified additional compensation. But the employee wouldn't allow it, sayin...

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Equality Act Reintroduced in Congress with New Support

Equality Act Reintroduced in Congress with New Support

The Equality Act of 2017 would ensure full federal non-discrimination equality by adding sexual orientation and gender identity to other protected classes, such as race or religion, in existing feder...

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Nokia 6, Nokia 3310 up for pre-orders, price revealed

Nokia 6, Nokia 3310 up for pre-orders, price revealed

However, HMD Global, the company that owns the Nokia brand and the one that manufactures its phones, has remained quiet on the device's exact release date in the country. The report also adds that N...

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