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War Machine, MMA fighter, sentenced to life in prison

War Machine, MMA fighter, sentenced to life in prison

Thomas was choked and punched for several minutes while Mack was left with a fractured eye socket, other facial fractures, a lacerated liver, broken ribs and two lost teeth. I've hated the way that I think. At trial, Koppenhaver's defense mentioned issues he had in his youth, notably a hatred toward his mother. He also threatened to kill her. Read More

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Apple Unveils an Amazon Echo Competitor

Apple Unveils an Amazon Echo Competitor

When the time ticks around, a blue light ring will appear on the Echo device and Alexa will remind you as commanded. Developers will keep an eye out for hints about new capabilities in the next iPhone, such as so-called augmented reality, in which digital information is overlaid on real-world images. Read More

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White House Communications Director quits

In an interview with The Cipher Brief, Morell, a supporter of Hillary Clinton, also warned against "over-connecting" the dots based on the reports. "I have total confidence in him". "It is way too early to come to that conclusion". He talked to Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about opening up a line of communication to explore options as the new administration developed a Syria policy, according to a person familiar with the discussions. Read More

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Essential Phone is official and brought by the Android creator

Essential Phone is official and brought by the Android creator

But this new smartphone is using the dual camera just like Huawei's P9 and P10. In addition to the high quality standard photos, you can use the monochrome camera by itself for 13-megapixel "true monochrome" photos. The Essential Phone is only 7.8mm thick and weighs less than 185 grams. Alongside the removable camera, the phone will also have a charging dock that can connect via the pins on the top of the device. Read More

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Capcom Announces Monster Hunter XX for the Nintendo Switch

For now, watch the first trailer of Monster Hunter XX Nintendo Switch Ver. below. Although this upcoming release is an incredible new feature in the Switch library; we still haven't seen any major AAA tiles release for the console. Local multiplayer is present and there's an actual co-op battle mode where you and a friend can team up to face opponents in two-on-one action. The newest iteration of Street Fighter II in 10 years, the Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers game ... Read More

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Soon You'll Be Able To Send Money Using Google Assistant

All users have to do is activate Google Assistant and then ask it to send money, tell it the amount, and who to send it to, and that's it. Move over, Siri. The push marks another step toward infusing nearly all of Google's products with some semblance of artificial intelligence - the concept of writing software that enables computers to gradually learn to think more like humans. Read More

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HTC puts pressure-sensitive edges on new U11 smartphone

HTC puts pressure-sensitive edges on new U11 smartphone

In this case, HTC is showing off HTC U11's " Edge Sense " functionality, which lets you squeeze the phone's frame in order to capture an image, video or sound, for example. The devices had a striking look to them, solidly impressive technical specs and a suite of promising new software features. The phone is certainly a high-end device on paper, and it's got some unique features that could help it to stand out, like support for both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa and its Edge Sense ... Read More

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Not Now, Alexa! Amazon Improves Wake Word Accuracy

Not Now, Alexa! Amazon Improves Wake Word Accuracy

They also allow you to control your smart home devices through the Echo, including lighting systems, camera-enabled doorbells, and smart thermostats. This functionality will require developers to use new tools that Amazon announced on Tuesday , including the Alexa Voice Service and Alexa Skills Kit, which will be available soon. Read More

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ZeniMax suing Samsung over VR tech after winning lawsuit against Facebook's Oculus

ZeniMax suing Samsung over VR tech after winning lawsuit against Facebook's Oculus

Samsung's Gear VR was co-created with Oculus. ZeniMax, parent company of hit games such as Doom, Quake and Fallout, has filed a lawsuit against Samsung over its Gear VR headset. In addition, the jury upheld our complaint regarding the theft by John Carmack of RAGE source code and thousands of electronic files on a USB storage device which contained ZeniMax VR technology. Read More

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Apple announces U.S. manufacturing investment

Apple announces U.S. manufacturing investment

Cook wants the new fund to create a "ripple effect" in the job market-he says that the manufacturing jobs created directly by the fund will also create service jobs needed to support them. Further, Apple has employed workers across 50 states, including 80,000 company workers in areas like research and development, customer support, financial services and Apple's 271 U.S. Read More

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Hulu's new live TV service is absolutely gorgeous

Hulu's price is similar to what YouTube is asking for - $39.99 per month to start - but it's hoping that a few key features will make it stand out from the competition. Outside of all the channels included in the initial $40 subscription fee, you can also add Showtime to your line-up for $9 a month. The service also includes access to the platform's streaming library. Read More

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NASA Says Saturn's Moon Has "The Ingredients Necessary For a Habitable Environment"

From these observations scientists have determined that almost 98 percent of the gas in the plume is water, about 1 percent is hydrogen and the rest is a mixture of other molecules including carbon dioxide, methane and ammonia. The ingredients required for life are liquid water, energy sources and chemicals such as carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur and phosphorus. Read More

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Google to Automatically Display Local Reviews in Your Native Language

Google to Automatically Display Local Reviews in Your Native Language

Recently, a study conducted by the tech major in collaboration with KPMG India revealed that 234 million Indian language users are now online, as against 175 million users browsing in English. The number of English-speaking Internet users is expected to grow at a mere 3 per cent to touch 199 million during the same time. Additionally, the company's mobile keyboard app Gboard now supports almost two dozen Indian languages, it said. Read More

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India plans to tag millions of cows to curb smuggling

India plans to tag millions of cows to curb smuggling

The panel, in its recommendations, said, "The committee recommends that Chief Secretary of respective states to regularly monitor the performance of various departments of the state governments, including RTO, state police and animal husbandry department and ensure prevention of cattle smuggling /illegal transportation of cattle by way of periodic reports. Read More

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Call of Duty WW2 Release Date, Private Beta, Co-op Revealed

Call of Duty WW2 Release Date, Private Beta, Co-op Revealed

According to a photo from reddit user braderz_12 , Call of Duty gamers will also be able sign-up to receive in-game loot such as "calling cards" and redeem codes for more awards. If past releases are any indication, we'll likely see the game on PS4, Xbox One and PC. What are you hoping to see in this new game? "A next generation game with the latest production values and robustness in a World War 2 setting like Band of Brothers would be wonderful", he said. Read More

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Russia tried to use Trump advisors to infiltrate campaign, sources say

Russia tried to use Trump advisors to infiltrate campaign, sources say

Page on Saturday slammed the dossier used to obtain the warrant through the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) as "dodgy", criticizing the media and lawmakers. "I care about the negative hands that were all over this thing", Page replied. USA officials told CNN that it was unclear whether Page, who is being scrutinized as part of a wider probe over Russian efforts to influence the 2016 elections, was aware that Moscow was trying to use him. Read More

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Trump eyes changes to Obama's tax and Wall Street rules

Trump will also sign an executive order at the Treasury Department asking Mnuchin to review any significant tax regulations issued a year ago, especially ones that burden American taxpayers or are too complex. The powerful real estate lobby, whose members are the most active users of the deduction, vigorously opposes the plan, as outlined in House Republicans' " A Better Way " policy paper. Read More

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Trump says he'll mark 100 days with Pennsylvania rally

Trump says he'll mark 100 days with Pennsylvania rally

Mr. Trump held a victory rally in Hershey, Pennsylvania , after winning the White House. In 2011, Trump attended the gala and was the subject of a few jokes from former president Barack Obama and Seth Meyers. The annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner is also scheduled for April 29 in Washington D.C. It also means the campaign can use campaign dollars to advertise the events and sell campaign merchandise - think "Make America Great Again" hats - to all the eager ... Read More

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Qualcomm: ARM-powered Windows 10 PCs are coming later this year

Qualcomm: ARM-powered Windows 10 PCs are coming later this year

This is the huge step for both companies. Microsoft revealed previous year that it would start supporting ARM processors with Windows desktop apps, but it seems we've still got a while to wait until such devices arrive. Chip maker Qualcomm has confirmed that "mobile" Windows 10 PCs built around its Snapdragon 835 system-on-a-chip (SoC) - which powers the recently released Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone in the USA - will be released between October and December. Read More

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