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NHL Expansion Draft: St. Louis Blues Protection Strategy

Both were selected by the Minnesota Wild , who joined the National Hockey League along with the Columbus Blue Jackets for the 2000-01 season. "We have an idea of who we're going to protect, but I'm not going to let anybody know what those players are because we're still talking to different teams and we still might make a move", Canucks GM Jim Benning said. Read More

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Nintendo Of America President Discusses Switch Online Voice Chat And More

He predicts that this Mario game will widen Switch out to Nintendo's true target: anyone from age nine to 95. In other words, Nintendo wasn't going to roll out a lesser version of the product if it didn't have to. It'll probably be light on actual news, but if you just want to see new Nintendo games, this is the way to do it. The latest iteration of the 2DS is arguably the ideal time for Nintendo to give the system one last hurrah before starting a fresh slate with the Switch. Read More

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Sony Showcases Several Virtual Reality Games At E3

Sony's line-up for late 2017 suddenly looks a little threadbare, with an Uncharted game that's a standalone expansion and the long-delayed GT Sport leading the way. However, the new storyline, graphics, action and game sequences have shown that this new game is going to (perhaps) be the best Spider-Man game yet. To an extent this was expected of one or two of these games, but not all them. Read More

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More Alleged iPhone 7s, iPhone 8 Front & Back Panels Leaked

More Alleged iPhone 7s, iPhone 8 Front & Back Panels Leaked

The pictures show a new front panel design , one with a thin bezel that protrudes slightly into the screen space to allow for camera and speaker cutouts. The above image showcases the three different iPhones , the iPhone 7S, iPhone 7S Plus and the iPhone 8 that are expected to release this year. Meanwhile, one can't ascertain if the iPhone 7s or 7s Plus panels feature a Touch ID sensor, since a protective material covers the bottom part of the panels. Read More

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Google Pixel to be first to receive Android O

Google Pixel to be first to receive Android O

The new update will surely shake the entire Android market and for the very same reason, Google's Pixel series will be high on demand. This should translate to a much shorter gap between updates for those with non-Pixel devices. It must be noted that the Android O Beta was compatible with the Nexus 5, Nexus 6P and Pixel C. The Android O Developer Preview 3 has been labeled OPP3.170518.006. Read More

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10.5 inch IPad Pro Gets Official, Replaces 9.7 Inch Model

10.5 inch IPad Pro Gets Official, Replaces 9.7 Inch Model

Milanesi, who dubbed the iMac Pro "a beast" and graded the Mac line-up as the strongest ever for this time of the year, agreed that the new systems would turn around the negative narrative that had built up since last fall. The price for the top-end iMac comes in at a not insignificant £2,799. " Apple cares deeply about the Mac, we have every intention to keep going and investing in the Mac", Schiller told an invite-only group of reporters and influential bloggers in early April. Read More

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White House aide says Russia probe 'detracts' from agenda

White House aide says Russia probe 'detracts' from agenda

He will face a barrage of questions from Republican and Democratic lawmakers about the circumstances of his firing, as well as allegations that Trump tried to get Mr Comey to shelve the investigation of his aides. Executive privilege is a presidential power that stems from the idea that the commander-in-chief should be able to enjoy honest conversations with his aides and advisers. Read More

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Apple announces macOS High Sierra

Within the Photos app, Apple has added many tools for editing such curves so users can "fine tune" their photos within the app, as well as selective colour so users can modify colours. - Maps has a new feature called Do Not Disturb While Driving that uses Bluetooth and a Wi-Fi doppler effect to automatically enable a block to stop notifications from disturbing the user while behind the wheel. Read More

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YouTube Removes Ads From Videos That Are 'Demeaning'

YouTube Removes Ads From Videos That Are 'Demeaning'

Now Youtube has made the guidelines clear. For example, it previously said videos that may be demonetized if they include "inappropriate language, including harassment, profanity and vulgar language". It is also clamping down on what it calls "hateful" content that promotes discrimination against an individual or group of people on the basis of factors such as race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. Read More

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Apple may soon unveil Siri-based speakers to rival Amazon Echo

Apple has also considered equipping the Siri Speaker with sensors that measure a room's acoustics and automatically adjust audio levels during use, the source noted, but it's unclear if this will make it into the final product. Rumours have been rife that the U.S. technology giant will reveal a new speaker that could take aim at Amazon's award-winning Echo . Services revenues are critical to Apple , accounting for about $24bn past year and this is set to double by 2020. Read More

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Microsoft set to drop support for classic Windows Phone apps

Microsoft set to drop support for classic Windows Phone apps

However, within 30 minutes another tweet from Sarkar advised Windows Insiders to not install any updates that were now being offered unless Microsoft told us about them along with a blog post describing the build. The said internal update, released for Windows Insiders, is known to contain bugs and broken things that might cause people's computer to experience crashes and run into a boot loop. Read More

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The Overwatch team may be teasing the game's next hero

The Overwatch team may be teasing the game's next hero

Apparently, there's been an in-world press conference where Lucheng Interstellar has confirmed "the colony's databases and monitoring systems are still up and running this day". Enter Winston, one of Overwatch's heroes. He said that "more main core maps" are en route for Overwatch's quick play and competitive modes. According to the intel, some of the animals going through similar genetic therapy that Winston underwent have become unstable and now Winston and another subject who goes by ... Read More

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Upcoming Apple iPhone 8, The Most Expensive One

Upcoming Apple iPhone 8, The Most Expensive One

Other rumoured features of the iPhone 8 include a 3D-sensing front camera, upgraded waterproofing and aluminium rear casing. The grapevine has it that the iPhone 8 might encounter some manufacturing challenges that could delay its launch. KGI Securities' Ming-Chi Kuo, who has quite a reputation when it comes to Apple , has stated that it is possible that this gen-next iPhone 8 might come out with a price starting at $1000. Read More

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Adding Video to Echo, Amazon Plays Show and Tell

Adding Video to Echo, Amazon Plays Show and Tell

It has the same exact features as any other tablet and even has the same functionalities. The new Echo Show goes on sale on June 28 for $230, making it the priciest Echo yet. Amazon Echo Show in May 2017. Martin Utreras, vice president of forecasting at business digital data miner eMarketer , said that Alexa-powered Echo devices already corner 70% of the market compared to Google's Home , which controls 23.8%. Read More

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China pressures South Korea about missile system

Mr Moon favours engagement with Pyongyang to bring it to the negotiating table, unlike his conservative predecessors and the US Trump administration, which backs stronger sanctions and has threatened military action. Moon said he would send a special envoy to Russian Federation soon and Putin said he would welcome the envoy. Yoon said the initiative was mentioned during a 40-minute phone call yesterday, the first between Moon and China's President Xi Jinping. Read More

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Here's How To Deactivate Alexa Calling After You Sign Up

From my perspective, it feels as if this is what smart speakers have needed all along. Kintan Brahmbhatt, Director of the Amazon Music Product Management and Engineering Program, speaks at Upstream. The latter allows connecting external devices (eg. speakers). We'll walk you through how to get up and running now. But Amazon has secured a decisive advantage with the Echo and the new Echo Show, and it is hard to see it losing that advantage and its lead in AI development. Read More

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Microsoft shifts to intelligence in cloud and on the edge

Microsoft shifts to intelligence in cloud and on the edge

And yes, Microsoft is working on a UWP Azure app for Windows 10 devices. More data news Microsoft is announcing its own database that supports access via MySQL, MongoDB and even Amazon DynamoDB APIs. "We're in the business of bringing people to agreement digitally, then helping them honor and deliver on those agreements", Dan Springer, CEO of DocuSign said in a statement. Read More

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NHS cyber attack: Russia Interior ministry hacked in worldwide crisis

Britain's health service was also hit hard Friday as the attack froze computers at hospitals across the country, shutting down wards, closing emergency rooms and bringing medical treatments to a screeching halt. Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, who in 2013 leaked documents to journalists revealing the existence of broad US surveillance programs, said on Twitter the NSA had built attack tools targeting USA software that "now threatens the lives of hospital patients". Read More

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Nintendo Details its E3 Plans and Presentation

Nintendo Details its E3 Plans and Presentation

Though the qualifying tournaments were through the original Wii U's Splatoon , the E3 Invitational will be entirely on the new game - and also making it the first-ever Splatoon 2 competitive event ever held. Both competitions will be streamed from the E3 show floor. The date of the Spotlight show puts it after Microsoft and Sony's who take place on June 11 and June 12 respectively. Read More

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Lenovo HW01 fitness band goes up for sale in India

Lenovo HW01 fitness band goes up for sale in India

Furthermore, the Smart Band HW01 is IP65 rated water resistant. The new activity tracker by Lenovo is available to the consumers exclusively via Flipkart at price tag of Rs 1,999. Besides being compatible with Android and iOS devices, this Lenovo Smart Band HW01 lets you share your fitness details on social media accounts such as Facebook and Twitter. Read More

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Edge Will Always Remain The Default Browser On Windows 10 S

Edge Will Always Remain The Default Browser On Windows 10 S

This would make any company nervous and while Apple doesn't seem bothered as they don't offer any budget friendly laptops, Microsoft has taken notice and have announced the release of a Chrome OS competitor. It needs a digital signature before it changes anything. She added: "Third party hardware suppliers will be asking what is in this for them, especially if they are making hardware for the Chrome operating system too". Read More

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