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Milwaukee Bucks acquire Tyler Zeller from Brooklyn Nets

Milwaukee Bucks acquire Tyler Zeller from Brooklyn Nets

While Thon Maker has been Henson's backup for most of the season, the Bucks don't have a ton of depth at the position, and Zeller should be able to carve out somewhat of a consistent role. In return, the Nets will reportedly receive a protected 2018 second round pick along with Rashad Vaughn , a former first-round draft pick. However, this is only Maker's second year in the National Basketball Association and just needs more time to develop. Read More

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Spotify Tests Free Stations App for Leanback Listening

Spotify Tests Free Stations App for Leanback Listening

Described as an "experiment" by Spotify , the Stations app looks to offer pre-made playlists the music streaming firm is calling "stations" with titles such as Indie, Folk, Feel Good and Workout. Whichever station you're on at that moment will begin playing straight away. However, you can't skip songs or create brand new stations . However, while the Stations app is now listed in the Google Play Store , it's not available to Android phones outside of Australia. Read More

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Battle for Azeroth descends on World of Warcraft this summer

Battle for Azeroth descends on World of Warcraft this summer

The new expansion will feature two new kingdoms Zandalar and Kul Tiras, the aforementioned Allied Races, the 3-player scenario-based Island Expeditions, 20-player cooperative battles called Warfronts, and an increased level cap of 120. The Standard Edition costs £39.99 and the Deluxe a slightly more expensive £52.99. In Hearthstone , there's a new card back. Overwatch: Torbjorn gets Horde and Alliance voice lines, Tracer will have some new emotes, and everyone will have access to ... Read More

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'Talking' killer whale Wikie should be freed from captivity, charities say

'Talking' killer whale Wikie should be freed from captivity, charities say

Previous sessions with Wikie had already trained her to respond to a "do this" command for a fish reward, the study authors reported. The study also showed the animal was able to copy unfamiliar sounds produced by other orcas . A killer whale living in captivity has surprised scientists by allegedly learning to "speak" human words through its blowhole. When we tried "hello" and she did the sound... Read More

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Super blood moon to appear this week

Super blood moon to appear this week

People in Hawaii, Alaska and on the West Coast will have the best chance to view the eclipse in its entirety, weather permitting. All three. One morning. It will happen between 6:51 and 7:12 a.m. This name does come from the rusty, red color that the moon will become as the moon slides into Earth's shadow. Read More

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Padmaavat: Haryana to abide by SC orders

Padmaavat: Haryana to abide by SC orders

The GD Goenka School's bus that was attacked . Congress President Rahul Gandhi has hit out at the BJP after a school bus in Haryana's Gurugram was attacked by Karni Sena supporters over the release of " Padmaavat " and accused the party's "hatred politics" for "setting the nation on fire". Read More

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Jio Republic Day Offer

Jio Republic Day Offer

Next up are the existing 1.5GB data per day plans, which will offer 2GB data per day come January 26. Rs 149 plan: will give clients 1.5GB daily data for 28 days, which implies 42GB altogether. Plan 509 is now changed to 449 plan and it now offers 136GB data. Interested buyers have to pay a one-time refundable security deposit of Rs 1500. The premier telecom company has many prepaid plans, all at different prices offering different benefits. Read More

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IOS 11.3 will include the option to turn off iPhone performance throttling

IOS 11.3 will include the option to turn off iPhone performance throttling

And, speaking of health , Apple is including features for the user to see the health of their battery . New Animoji will also be coming with Apple's spring update , including new bear, dragon, skull and lion, er, things, as will a new Business Chat feature for Messages that will let users chat directly with companies including Discover, Hilton, Lowe's and Wells Fargo . Read More

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GDC Survey Shows More Devs Interested In Nintendo Switch, Including Loot Boxes

With developer interest growing in the Nintendo Switch , it seems very likely that we will see a lot of new projects announced in the future. Whether enthusiasm for the platform will hold in the years to come remains to be seen. Despite recent controversies in games like Star Wars Battlefront II , one in 10 developers show support for loot boxes. Keep in mind that the Switch hasn't even been on store shelves for a year yet. Read More

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Apple HomePod to launch on February 9, features revealed

Apple HomePod to launch on February 9, features revealed

Previous year there was a lot of excitement surrounding smart speakers with built-in personal assistants, specifically the Google Home and Amazon's Echo range. When it's released next month , Apple's HomePod will only work on the iCloud account owned by the person that set it up out of the box, Refinery29 reported on Wednesday after having the opportunity to briefly take the smart speaker for a spin. Read More

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Ex-military chief Anan detained in Cairo, his presidential campaign organisers say

Ex-military chief Anan detained in Cairo, his presidential campaign organisers say

The allegations against General Sami Anan, a former armed forces chief of staff, mean that Sisi seems to be heading towards the March polls with most of his possible rivals already out of the running. Veteran air forces commander and former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq, who fled Egypt after narrowly losing to Morsi in the 2012 elections, announced earlier in January his withdrawal from the presidential race after coming back to Egypt from the United Arab Emirates, where he spent the past five ... Read More

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Tesla sedan hits fire truck during self-driving test in Los Angeles

Tesla sedan hits fire truck during self-driving test in Los Angeles

Model S sedan that rear-ended a firetruck on a freeway near Los Angeles on Monday, the agency said . A Tesla spokesperson told the Chronicle that the car's autopilot is meant to be used "only with a fully functioning driver". Other automakers, including Nissan, Mercedes-Benz, General Motors and BMW, have designed identical systems that helps reduce and increase speed of the vehicle automatically to stay with the flow of traffic and also assists the driver to keep the auto in its lane on ... Read More

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Ferrari challenges Tesla, unveils its plan to build an electric supercar

Ferrari challenges Tesla, unveils its plan to build an electric supercar

Tesla has turned the world of supercars on its head when it unveiled a prototype of its next-generation Roadster with record-breaking specs a year ago. "We need a lot more work to be done before we can make that a legitimate answer, motorized sports cars". And although that future won't happen overnight, we can already take a glimpse of the luxurious all-electric auto market. Read More

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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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