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Blizzard lays down the law on Overwatch toxic behaviour

Blizzard lays down the law on Overwatch toxic behaviour

Blizzard has announced that the Deathmatch (aka Free-For-All) and Team Deathmatch game modes are now open to the general public in Overwatch following a stint on the Overwatch Public Test ...

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NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Days Away From Mission Ending Plunge Into Saturn

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Days Away From Mission Ending Plunge Into Saturn

A further dive will help us know more about the planet's atmosphere and the age of its rings. But now that it is ready to take the plunge, NASA has been making Cassini take a dive regularly, which a...

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Fitbit Ionic: A Worthy Contender Against The Apple Watch

Fitbit Ionic: A Worthy Contender Against The Apple Watch

The design of the Ionic takes its cues from the Fitbit Blaze , with a square colour display and a multitude of swappable bands, but it offers far more in the way of fitness tracking, with built-in Gl...

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Lenovo ties up with Flipkart to launch new smartphone

Lenovo ties up with Flipkart to launch new smartphone

Nevertheless, the K8 Plus will be priced below Rs. 10,000, and if it carries the same camera setup as the K8 Note , it will turn out as a major contender for Xiaomi's Redmi range of smartphones. The ...

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Acer's Spin 5 convertible line now has Intel's 8th-gen chips

Acer's Spin 5 convertible line now has Intel's 8th-gen chips

Acer Swift 5 The Swift 5 is for folks who want a more traditional laptop, one with a premium look. The 13-inch Spin 5 weighs 1.5kg and is 15.9mm thin, while the 15-inch version weight just over...

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Samsung Gear Sport, Gear Fit2 Pro, Gear IconX put fitness first

Samsung Gear Sport, Gear Fit2 Pro, Gear IconX put fitness first

Like the original Gear IconX earbuds, the new models revealed this week at IFA 2017 are completely cordless: there's no tethering wire either between each bud or to your phone. Credit: SamsungSams...

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Warhammer: Vermintide II Revealed, More Details Coming in October

Warhammer: Vermintide II Revealed, More Details Coming in October

Fatshark has today announced Warhammer: Vermintide 2 , the sequel to the million-selling title, Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide. Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide is a co-op, action-fps where t...

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IFA 2017: Acer announces the Vision360 and Holo360 LTE connected cameras

IFA 2017: Acer announces the Vision360 and Holo360 LTE connected cameras

Unlike some competing 360-degree cameras for consumers, the Holo360 is a complete package, supporting the entire video process from a single device. The Holo360 was teased in April, but became offic...

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Massive 'Onliner' Spambot Holds 711 Million Email Addresses

Massive 'Onliner' Spambot Holds 711 Million Email Addresses

In what could be one of the largest data breaches ever, a misconfigured spambot has inadvertently revealed it contains 711 million email addresses as well as a number of passwords. "The data in the du...

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PlayStation Press Conference in Japan set for September 19

PlayStation Press Conference in Japan set for September 19

According to Sony's announcement on the Japanese PlayStation Blog (translation via Gematsu ), the briefing will begin on September 19 at 4pm JST (12:30pm IST). You can view the press conferenc...

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September 12, Mark The Date For Launch Event Of iPhone 8

September 12, Mark The Date For Launch Event Of iPhone 8

What we didn't know, however, was exactly how the new iPhone's software would handle the missing home button, which is obviously a key component in navigating the phone's interface. Multitasking: T...

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Move Over Tesla, Cummins Unveils AEOS Electric Semi

Move Over Tesla, Cummins Unveils AEOS Electric Semi

It showed the new "Near-Zero" natural gas engines for Class 8 trucks that are equivalent to diesel in performance while also outputting little to no emissions. Cummins also showcased its new "super-e...

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Xiaomi Confirms Mi Mix 2 Launching On Sept. 11 In Beijing

Xiaomi Confirms Mi Mix 2 Launching On Sept. 11 In Beijing

An image shared alongside shows off the top half of the phone in question, but, the bottom half is seemingly hidden suggesting the Mi Mix 2 would differ somewhat from the original Mi Mix around its ...

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NASA's Johnson Space Center closes for Tropical Storm Harvey

NASA's Johnson Space Center closes for Tropical Storm Harvey

JSC had been closed since the storm's arrival over the weekend because of flooding that made travel in the area hard, if not impossible. JSC is located between Houston and Galveston, TX, just e...

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Bentley unveils details of third-generation Continental GT auto

Bentley unveils details of third-generation Continental GT auto

The third generation Bentley Continental GT was revealed last night. We can think of a few manufacturers who might disagree, but he goes on to say: 'We are the world leader in luxury mobility and ou...

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Court allows opposition limited access to IEBC servers

Court allows opposition limited access to IEBC servers

But since election day, the National Super Alliance, or NASA, opposition coalition has argued that the voting system was hacked, leading to what they call a "stolen election". Odinga will also access ...

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Google Pulls 300 Android Apps Used For WireX DDoS Attacks

Google Pulls 300 Android Apps Used For WireX DDoS Attacks

These initial attacks were minimal and suggested that the malware was in development or in the early stages of deployment. "More prolonged attacks have been identified starting on August 15th, with ...

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Samsung To Invest $7B In Its Chinese NAND Flash Memory Unit

Samsung To Invest $7B In Its Chinese NAND Flash Memory Unit

The Xian plant is operating at its full capacity, according to the official. Industries are deciding that Samsung Electronics' plan for this investment was already made before. "Samsung seems to und...

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The Blackhill Capital Inc. Maintains Stake in Procter & Gamble Company (The) (PG)

The Blackhill Capital Inc. Maintains Stake in Procter & Gamble Company (The) (PG)

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) received active focus from Investors and it has been traded on front line. Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS) has risen 14.47% since August 29, 2016 and is ...

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Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Position Raised by Solaris Asset Management LLC

The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $152.71. The firm has "Hold" rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Wednesday, August 12. Alpha Windward Limited Liability ...

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Samsung mobile chief defends Galaxy Note 8's smaller battery

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be available for pre-orders starting September 8 to 17, which will include an AKG Speaker to sweeten the deal. In The Investor's report , it was also made clear t...

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Movidius Myriad X VPU

Movidius Myriad X VPU

The company claims it to be the first VPU with a dedicated Neural Computer Engine that can power intelligent devices like autonomous drones , robots, etc. Increased Configurable MIPI Lanes: Connect ...

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Renault-Nissan to develop EVs with Dongfeng in China

Renault-Nissan to develop EVs with Dongfeng in China

Donfeng will open the door to what's expected in China's "new energy vehicle" market. "The establishment of the new joint venture with Dongfeng confirms our common commitment to develop competitive ...

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MediaTek has announced the Helio P23 and P30 packages

MediaTek has announced the Helio P23 and P30 packages

System on a chip Helio P23 and P30 created to meet the 16-nm FinFET at the facilities of TSMC, with the aim of smartphones with dual cameras that are gaining popularity. It performs real-time proces...

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Gas prices up slightly in northern New England

How to help the victims of Hurricane HarveyA jump at the pump could be likely anywhere from a nickel to 25 cents a gallon or more nationwide. The temporary shutdown of refineries in Texas because of...

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Honor to launch V9 Mini, the lite version of Honor V9

Honor to launch V9 Mini, the lite version of Honor V9

Apparently, Honor 6C smartphone has recently surfaced on Weibo, and according to the images that popped up, it looks like the device holds some similarity with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A. With the amo...

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Porsche Reveals Updated 2019 Cayenne

Porsche Reveals Updated 2019 Cayenne

Porsche unveiled the third-generation, 2019 Cayenne on Tuesday and said two models of the midsize crossover will be available at launch in the USA starting next year: the base Cayenne and the Cayenne...

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Stock trading actively: Western Digital Corporation (WDC)

Stock trading actively: Western Digital Corporation (WDC)

I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Wedbush given on Friday, August 5. Comerica Retail Bank owns 64,917 shares. ...

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Dell Enters VR Arena With 'Visor' HMD

Dell Enters VR Arena With 'Visor' HMD

First there's the new Inspiron variety, starting with the 5000 machines, which get the Intel 8th gen processors to push out a slightly more impressive performance set from its hybrid tablet machines m...

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Apple clashes with Hollywood over 4K content and pricing

Apple clashes with Hollywood over 4K content and pricing

The tech giant will unveil the new version of its streaming media device at an event september 12 and tout its compatibility with new 4K televisions, people with knowledge of its plans said. The abi...

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Ransomware Disrupts NHS Scotland Appointments & GP Surgeries

Ransomware Disrupts NHS Scotland Appointments & GP Surgeries

The Bitpaymer variant is said to have struck NHS Lanarkshire on Friday, affecting some key services over the weekend. The health board covers four hospitals as well as community and GP services....

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Nintendo is wiping out the Miiverse in November

Nintendo is wiping out the Miiverse in November

The service closes Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 1 a.m. ET. In Japan this will have an impact on over 70 Wii U games, and over 20 Nintendo 3DS games. Update: Nintendo has released a FAQ on their Unit...

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Western Digital likely to get Toshiba memory business

Western Digital likely to get Toshiba memory business

Some senior Toshiba executives had initially balked at Western Digital's offer, because they wanted $18 billion and were anxious about government objections to a sale to a non-Japanese company. The ...

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Google unveils new augmented reality platform to take on Apple's ARKit

Google unveils new augmented reality platform to take on Apple's ARKit

Augmented Reality, in general, is progressing every day with apps like Holo and Pokemon Go . A few months ago at WWDC, Apple unveiled ARKit , the company's first-ever attempt at an augmented rea...

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Brexit: European Union warns Britain to start

Brexit: European Union warns Britain to start "negotiating seriously"

The EU has said that talks can not move on to discuss broader issues until it is satisfied enough progress has been made on three key points; citizens' rights, the Irish border and the "divorce bill"....

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Volvo S60 Polestar and V60 Polestar updated

Volvo S60 Polestar and V60 Polestar updated

But before all that can happen, Volvo will bid farewell to its long-in-the-tooth sporty sedan and wagon with a limited run for 2018, featuring a new carbon fiber aero package generating 30 percent m...

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Moto X4 could launch on September 2, hints company's Facebook page

Moto X4 could launch on September 2, hints company's Facebook page

The Moto G5S will be available from all leading retail outlets, Motorola's offline store Moto Hub, as well as from Amazon India . The Moto G5S Plus will be available in two colors of gray and g...

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Shark-detecting drones take to the skies in Australia

Shark-detecting drones take to the skies in Australia

That number far outshines the 18-percent accuracy of human spotters in helicopters and the 12-percent accuracy of spotters in fixed-wing aircraft, according to Dr. Australia ranked behind only the U...

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) & Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Touching Most Active List

About 3.91 million shares traded. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) produced a 30.95% rally since recording the worst price of $55.61. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. The firm earned "Pe...

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In what new way is Facebook furthering its crackdown on false news?

In what new way is Facebook furthering its crackdown on false news?

However, if the page owner stops sharing false news, they may be granted the ability to purchase ads once more. Facebook announced on Monday that it's blocking any pages from posting advertisement...

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