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NASA releases playlist of spooky space sounds for Halloween

NASA releases playlist of spooky space sounds for Halloween

Although space lacks a proper medium that would allow sound waves to travel, meaning nobody can actually hear your screams, it is, however, neither "empty" or "silent". Juno Captures the "Roar" of Jup...

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Samsung patents pressure sensitive in-display fingerprint sensor

Samsung patents pressure sensitive in-display fingerprint sensor

That's the word from sources in China, which claim that Samsung has listened to comments about the placement of the Galaxy S8's fingerprint scanner next to the camera made it hard to reach. While ...

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GameStop going into the video game rental business

GameStop going into the video game rental business

The company's new PowerPass subscription service gives customers access to unlimited used games for $60 every six months. The new service is called PowerPass. Fingers crossed your town is full of ...

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Google will now automatically search from your location regardless of domain used

Google will now automatically search from your location regardless of domain used

To see which country service you're now receiving just look at the bottom of the search results page. For instance, it's Google.co.in for India and Google.co.uk for the United Kingdom. Historically, t...

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Nintendo announces new 'Animal Crossing' game

Nintendo announces new 'Animal Crossing' game

With the crafting material, you will be able to make furniture. Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is Nintendo's fourth mobile game after Miitomo , Super Mario Run , and Fire Emblem Heroes , an...

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Developers deny that bans were due to overlay apps

Developers deny that bans were due to overlay apps

The debut of the shooter on the platform was largely without incident until a wave of mass bans began hitting players. The current suspicion among the community is that the banned players were using...

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Strange Comet or Asteroid Could be First Interstellar Object

So, if you imagine our solar system as being more or less flat, it's as if the object dropped in out of the sky. "It's always been theorized that such objects exist - asteroids or comets moving around...

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India Becomes Second Largest Smartphone Market Overtaking United States

As you can see above, India's smartphone market is still dominated by the same five companies that have been exerting strong presence since the beginning. smartphone industry in Q3 2017. Chinese...

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OnePlus 5T To Land November 16 As Amazon Exclusive?

Assuming that these photographs have been taken from OnePlus 5T's camera, we can say that company is making some serious improvements in its upcoming device. Some reports also claim that the devic...

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Rangers sack manager Caixinha

Rangers sack manager Caixinha

The Ibrox club finished third in the league, 39 points behind Celtic, who inflicted a 5-1 defeat on Caixinha's side at Ibrox to give him an unwanted Rangers record early in his tenure. In total Caix...

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Deutsche Bank to pay $220 million in US Libor probe

Deutsche Bank employees improperly (a) made internal requests for LIBOR submissions to benefit Deutsche Bank's trading positions; (b) attempted to influence other banks' LIBOR submissions in a manner...

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Microsoft Crosses $80 On Top- And Bottom-Line Q1 Beat

Microsoft Crosses $80 On Top- And Bottom-Line Q1 Beat

Microsoft said commercial cloud annualized revenue run rate reached $20.4 billion in the quarter. Shares in the company, which reported its results after the closing bell on Thursday, inched up near...

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Delphi Buys nuTonomy for $450 Million to Further Self-Driving Tech Ambitions

Delphi Buys nuTonomy for $450 Million to Further Self-Driving Tech Ambitions

The deal won't affect any of the partnerships either company has agreed to, meaning nuTonomy's highly-publicized Boston project with Lyft will proceed as planned, and its alliances with ride-hail...

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Microsoft Will Stop Manufacturing The Kinect, Stifling Future Developer Potential

Microsoft Will Stop Manufacturing The Kinect, Stifling Future Developer Potential

One major reason for the failure of Microsoft Kinect among gamers was the absence of big games , like a Call of Duty , or Grand Theft Auto . Microsoft once touted Kinect as an essential c...

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Einstein's Handwritten Note On Theory Of Happiness Fetches $1.5 Million At Auction

Einstein's Handwritten Note On Theory Of Happiness Fetches $1.5 Million At Auction

Neither the buyer's nor the seller's identity has been made public. A Japanese courier arrived at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo to deliver the scientist a message but he had no change to give as a tip...

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Microsoft drops lawsuit as U.S. govt agrees to reduce gag orders

Microsoft drops lawsuit as U.S. govt agrees to reduce gag orders

The US Department of Justice has limited its gagging policy that bans companies from alerting customers when their personal information is accessed by the Feds. Now this week, the lawsuit was droppe...

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HTC U11 expected to receive Android 8.0 Oreo update in November

HTC U11 expected to receive Android 8.0 Oreo update in November

It is running on Android 7.1.1 Nougat which also contradicts the claims that it would be coming with Android 8.0 Oreo preinstalled. HTC U11 is a powerful device with an excellent camera and excell...

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Micromax launches budget smartphone for Rs 2899

Priced at Rs2,899, the Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra smartphone will eventually cost users just Rs999 after a series of cashbacks. The smartphone will be available to all Vodafone customers in November ...

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Original Xbox Games Are Now Backwards Compatible On Xbox One

The second mode, Performance Rendering, focuses on prioritizing framerate while still featuring higher-quality graphics than the original version of the game. "Compatibility is important to Xbox, to d...

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Ford upgrades 2018 Mustang GT with Performance Pack Level 2

Ford upgrades 2018 Mustang GT with Performance Pack Level 2

The Performance Pack Level 2 will be an add-on to the previously announced Performance Pack (now Level 1), which already includes goodies like larger brakes, a TORSEN limited slip differential and a s...

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Switch Update 4.0 Quietly Adds Gamecube Controller Support

Switch Update 4.0 Quietly Adds Gamecube Controller Support

You can then use your GameCube controller for games such as Fire Emblem Warriors . This goes well with Super Smash Bros. for Wii U . The moment it is properly in place, it will be perceived as a U...

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Google offers $1000 to find bugs in Android apps

Google also runs reward programmes for hackers who find vulnerabilities in its Chrome web browser, which now offers security researchers $100,000 (£75,900) as its top reward. Currently, the Alibaba, ...

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Release Date Revealed

The FighterZ Edition is simply a combo of the base game and the season pass. This strategical choice will have an impact on fighting abilities in future fights! Then there's the World Match mo...

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Amazon Has A Product Listing For The SNES New 3DS XL

Amazon Has A Product Listing For The SNES New 3DS XL

People envious of Japan and Europe's New Nintendo 3DS XLs created to look like the Super Nintendo will soon have their own option. It will also come with a downloadable copy of Super Mario Kart , whi...

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Google Pixel 2 XL burnt in after just one week of use!

Google Pixel 2 XL burnt in after just one week of use!

At the moment, the issue is limited to the Pixel 2 XL and not the Pixel 2 . We aren't sure which of the two companies is handling final shipments, but regardless there's a level of accountability w...

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Shen Megami Tensei V is coming Exclusively to the Nintendo Switch

Shen Megami Tensei V is coming Exclusively to the Nintendo Switch

Even though a new Shin Megami Tensei title can be found on all "most anticipated Nintendo Switch titles" we had nearly no idea as to what it will be. No release date details were announced, but th...

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Essential Phone is now $200 cheaper making it only $499

However, for them Andy Rubin has provided incentives: discount in the amount of the same $ 200 to buy another smartphone of the same brand (note that the lineup is yet one of the Essential PH-1) o...

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Even Some Xbox 360 Games Receive Xbox One X Enhancements

Even Some Xbox 360 Games Receive Xbox One X Enhancements

Instead, Microsoft tells IGN that each game will support 10-bit color depth (instead of 8-bit depth afforded by the Xbox 360 ) and "nine times the on-screen pixels". It's similar to how Xbox 360 em...

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Tesla reportedly reaches agreement to build auto factory in Shanghai

Tesla reportedly reaches agreement to build auto factory in Shanghai

But Tesla's progress in China faced a big hurdle - thanks to in part to import duties, a Tesla sells for around 50% more in China than in the U.S. By the looks of it, those plans are coming to fru...

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Orionid meteor shower will reach its peak in Greece on Friday night

Orionid meteor shower will reach its peak in Greece on Friday night

However, pollution can prevent your view of the Orionid meteor shower as in the case with most night time skywatching. The Orionids are visible during the mornings and evenings of the week from Octo...

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Alphabet balloon to provide limited Internet in Puerto Rico

Alphabet balloon to provide limited Internet in Puerto Rico

It was reported on October 9th that Google's parent company Alphabet Inc. would soon be sending Internet Balloons to restore cell service in Puerto Rico. In the weeks following Maria's landfall, P...

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Scientists want astronauts to live in a lava tube on the Moon

Human-made colonies are still a ways off, if they ever happen, and to create them we would need to use materials naturally occurring on the moon itself and, according to JAXA, the Japan Aerospace Ex...

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Dusty Baker is out as manager of the Washington Nationals

This was an incredibly hard decision for us. He led the team to the first back-to-back division titles in our history and represented our club with class on and off the field. "I've given some thought...

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Pokemon GO users get their treats for Halloween starting tomorrow

Pokemon GO users get their treats for Halloween starting tomorrow

Several new characters will be available, including Sableye, Banette, as well as a "few other ghost-type pokemon ", according to Niantic . There will also be a special Pikachu celebrating Hallowee...

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Should the Polestar 1 hybrid coupe have a drop-top twin?

Should the Polestar 1 hybrid coupe have a drop-top twin?

First, it needs to set up a factory in Chengdu, China set to be operational by the middle of next year. Polestar 2 will start production later in 2019 and will be the first battery-electric vehicl...

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Samsung's new VR camera is built for the pros

Samsung's new VR camera is built for the pros

You've probably seen 3D cameras, and you've probably seen 360° cameras. "The 360 Round is the first product to meet these needs by combining high-quality, 360-degree imagery with advanced 3D depth at ...

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Apple Watch 3 cellular connectivity gets suspended in China

Apple Watch 3 cellular connectivity gets suspended in China

Analysts suspect the shutdown is due to security concerns from the Chinese government, which heavily regulates all mobile phone service and devices. The wearable device also made its debut in China ...

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Thank your lucky stars! The Orionid meteor shower peaks this weekend

Thank your lucky stars! The Orionid meteor shower peaks this weekend

Although the number of Orionids can not rival the three major meteor showers of the year - the Quadrantids, Perseids and Geminids - they are known for consistency in intensity and convenience for obse...

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Motorola just introduced a $150 Alexa speaker Moto Mod

If you own a Moto Z, this is the accessory that is always ready to make your day go smoothly. The information you ask Alexa will appear on your Moto Z Smartphone. Overall, the new Moto Mod is another ...

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Snapchat forms joint digital content studio with NBCUniversal to produce scripted shows

The studio will be based in Santa Monica. This new joint venture is Snap's biggest step in turning Snapchat into a platform for original video content. But Snapchat has gone about content crea...

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