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US Military's New Missile-Warning Satellite Set For Launch Today

US Military's New Missile-Warning Satellite Set For Launch Today

But forecasters said the weather is 90 percent favorable for a launch. The planned flight of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 411 rocket has been scrubbed by at least 24 hours due to unspecified reasons. and will fly on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket . The Atlas V, made and operated by United Launch Alliance, launched the three previous SBIRS satellites that all went to the same orbit. Read More

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Nintendo Labo - Cardboard toys for Switch

Nintendo Labo - Cardboard toys for Switch

With Nintendo's Labo , you'll be using cardboard to make connected accessories for the Nintendo Switch , essentially working with a Do It Yourself mentality to make extra bits and pieces for the Nintendo's latest portable console. With that out of the way, let's dive into why I think it's ideal for Switch VR. Each toy will have a corresponding mini-game on the Switch that will bring the toy to life. Read More

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Xiaomi acknowledges 'WhatsApp Obsolete' issue, here is a fix to resolve it

Xiaomi acknowledges 'WhatsApp Obsolete' issue, here is a fix to resolve it

Please go to the Google Play Store to download the latest version. A few days ago, several Xiaomi users across the country were reporting a bug related to WhatsApp that rendered the popular messaging app useless on their devices. Xiaomi provided the following statement to Gadgets 360, "A few Xiaomi users reported an issue with WhatsApp on their smartphones". The company has asked users to update the app to fix the obsolete issue. Read More

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We put 8 Buffalo celebs through Google's facial-recognition app

We put 8 Buffalo celebs through Google's facial-recognition app

Discover collections curated by experts from the most famous museums. The phenomenon, which will probably dissolve as quickly as it appeared, climbed the ranks and was listed as the top trending app in Apple's App Store Monday morning. "Google is not using these selfies for anything other than art matches", Patrick Lenihan, a company spokesman, said. Art and apps aren't always mentioned in the same sentence, but that's all changed with the emergence of the new feature. Read More

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Android malware shows porn ads to children

Android malware shows porn ads to children

Tech giant Google declared on Friday that it took down 60 gaming applications after new malicious softwares were discovered in the gaming programs. Google has also taken a stand by removing these apps and banning the publishers from the Play Store . While most people will know not to click on the ads or hand over any data, they could have fooled less tech-savvy users and children. Read More

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Ford Ranger: Coming (Back) to America

Ford Ranger: Coming (Back) to America

After an eight-year absence from the USA market, Ford decided last year that it could no longer ignore a mid-size pickup segment that was attracting a half million buyers annually. No word on what the bed length is yet. It will sell in the United States in entry-level XL, mid-level XLT and high-level Lariat variants with available Chrome and Sport appearance and FX Off-Road packages, and in SuperCab or SuperCrewcab configurations. Read More

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January 2018 Nintendo Direct Mini Covers Upcoming Switch Games

January 2018 Nintendo Direct Mini Covers Upcoming Switch Games

It's being re-released on the Switch. This spin-off fighting game includes only the women of the King of Fighters series and features up to two-on-two battles. Play in old-fashioned pixels this month, January 25. The game arrives for Nintendo Switch on May 4. From Software's painfully hard and atmospheric RPG will be coming to a Nintendo console for the first time on May 25th. Read More

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Dark Souls Trilogy Box Set Confirmed for PS4

But that's not all, as the publisher had another surprise in store for fans of the notoriously hard action series. Dark Souls: Remastered is in development for PS4, Xbox One , PC and Nintendo Switch . The box set itself is exciting for fans of the franchise who will surely jump at the chance to bag some cool-looking merchandise. It's time to light a bonfire and praise the sun , because Dark Souls is returning from the dead once more. Read More

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Facebook testing new feature to host city-specific local news

Facebook testing new feature to host city-specific local news

The move comes as part of the social network's Journalism Project announced in January a year ago which aimed to counter the spread of fake news on its platform and build out local news partnerships . Facebook has launched a new feature called " Today in ". Publishers anxious they would have to pay to have their posts end up in the News Feed, where most users would spend their time, and thus where there is more potential for ad-revenue-generating traffic. Read More

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Razer's new Project Linda is a phone-laptop hybrid

Razer's new Project Linda is a phone-laptop hybrid

While not a laptop without the phone, the chassis's keyboard does offer Razer's Chroma backlighting and customization settings. Now, the company wants to take this experience one step further by allowing you to use it as a laptop. The 13.3-inch quad-HD display has the same high 120Hz refresh rate as the Razer Phone . You'll also be able to use the phone as either a touchpad or a second screen. Read More

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Capcom confirms new Monster Hunter World beta and post-launch content updates

Capcom confirms new Monster Hunter World beta and post-launch content updates

In addition to those quests, you'll also be able to fight the game's flagship monster, Nergigante. Capcom's livestream lasted about an hour and detailed what the community should expect before, during and after launch week. The action-packed trailer gives us a glimpse of the Elder Dragons, some new and some old favourites who return. Diners will be able to wash their hearty meals down with a complimentary drink, as well as getting hands-on with a demo of Monster Hunter: World , with ... Read More

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Tesla Share Prices Takes A Hit After Another Model 3 Delay

Tesla Share Prices Takes A Hit After Another Model 3 Delay

The carmaker has been blowing through more than $1 billion a quarter as it's had trouble scaling up output despite spending heavily on robots, assembly lines and tooling for the sedan that is Musk's cheapest yet, starting at $35,000. But late past year, Tesla said it planned to hit that 5,000-car-per-week production rate by " late Q1 ". The company has said more than 400,000 people have put down $1,000 refundable deposits on the Model 3. Read More

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LG Announces the HU80KA 4K UHD Projector - CES 2018

So users are able to move it to another room if they wish to do so. The new tiny 4K projector is one such project capable of projecting 150-inch screen on any wall in your house. Alternatively, external speakers or a sound bar can be connected via optical output, HDMI or wirelessly through Bluetooth for enhanced audio performance. Read More

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Details, images, and pricing of the Nokia 6 (2018) revealed

Details, images, and pricing of the Nokia 6 (2018) revealed

The phone is running Android 7.1.1 Nougat for now and it is upgradeable to Android 8.0 Oreo, with the stock Android OS. The fingerprint scanner in Nokia 6 is embedded into the home button on the front. The Nokia 6 2018 has been launched in China in two variants - one with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage for CNY 1499 (roughly Rs 14,600) and one with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage for CNY 1699 (roughly Rs 16,600). Read More

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CES 2018: LG showcases 88-inches OLED display with an 8K resolution

CES 2018: LG showcases 88-inches OLED display with an 8K resolution

We saw 4K and HDR getting popular in 2017 and now as we enter 2018 LG is all set to launch world's first 8K OLED display at CES 2018 . LG has teased the 88-inch 8K display and we will know more about it next week at CES. LCDs are usually non-emissive which means they require backlight units. LG said that conventionally, increases in resolution make pixels smaller, and that lowers aperture ratio, which makes it hard to maintain luminance. Read More

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Bears Drop Season Finale vs. Vikings

Bears Drop Season Finale vs. Vikings

The Vikings haven't allowed the fewest yards in a season since 1993 or the fewest points in a season since 1971. They are the No. 2 seed in the conference for the first time since 2009. Keenum said 13-3 had "a nice ring to it". "This place is insane hard for teams to come in and play, especially with our defense". The Bears have missed the playoffs in 10 of the past 11 seasons and Fox recorded only three wins against NFC North teams entering Sunday's finale against the division ... Read More

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Apple's CEO Must Fly Private Aircrafts For Security Reasons

Apple's CEO Must Fly Private Aircrafts For Security Reasons

That's up from $8,747,719 in fiscal 2016, which saw Apple's first dip in annual revenues in more than a decade as a result of lower iPhone sales . Cook is getting the mandatory perk that cost the company $US93,109 ($A119,459) this year for personal trips alone, The New York Post reports . Just like Cook, other Apple executives can also use the private jets when required. Read More

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BSE Sensex trades at record high, Nifty rises above 10500

It was yet another day of records for stock markets Tuesday as both Sensex and Nifty closed at life highs, mainly because of some fag end buying by participants. dollar in a moderately less active traded market as many dealers were on leave for the year end. Sixteen out of 19 sector gauges compiled by BSE were trading higher led by the S&P BSE Oil & Gas Index's 0.9 percent gain. Read More

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Amazon Sees Surging Prime Memberships in 'Biggest' Ever Holiday Season

Amazon Sees Surging Prime Memberships in 'Biggest' Ever Holiday Season

This combined with the fact that Amazon is the largest retailer in the world, makes being blacklisted a negative impact on sales even for a company of Google's size. The most requested song from Alexa customers this holiday season was " Jingle Bells ". Amazon's Alexa app also topped the App Store charts for Apple's iPhone, presumably as people set up their new devices. Read More

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Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Airtel

Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Airtel

This 229 plan of Vodafone offers same benefits as the 199 plan with an added advantage that users opting for Vodafone 229 plan will get 1GB 4G data per day, 100 Free SMS per day and Unlimited calls. But Vodafone falls short of Reliance Jio though as the new entrant is offering 1.2GB data per day for the same price. Jio's Happy New Year plan gives tough competition to incumbent operator's plans . Read More

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First images of 2019 Jeep Cherokee refresh revealed

First images of 2019 Jeep Cherokee refresh revealed

And anoraks will note that the bars of the signature seven slated grille are shorter and chunkier (another nod to the Compass ) and that the number plate has migrated from the rear bumper to a restyled tailgate. Between the A- and D-pillars, changes appear minor. Until then, we'll bring you all of the latest Jeep news as it unfolds in Detroit next month. A redesigned rear bumper and what appears to be elongated exhaust pipe finishers complete the revisions at the back of the 2019 Cherokee. Read More

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New details released about deadly dog attack case

New details released about deadly dog attack case

Bethany Stephens , 22, was found about 8:20 p.m. Thursday in a wooded area in Goodland, WTVR reported . "It appeared the attack was a violent attack initiated by the victims' dogs while the victim was out for a walk with the dogs", Sheriff James Agnew said of the preliminary findings from the Medical Examiner's Office. Read More

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