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Sea of Thieves' Microtransactions Won't Affect Progress, No Loot Boxes Either

Sea of Thieves' Microtransactions Won't Affect Progress, No Loot Boxes Either

Then brace yourselves, because we have a great piece of news coming all the way from Ted Timmins, the PC design lead of Sea of Thieves game. No, Sea of Thieves won't be diving into that territor...

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Google is bringing AMP to email

Google is bringing AMP to email

AMP Stories are an entirely new beast. Stories are everywhere. It started from Snapchat , but now you have it on Instagram, Facebook , Messenger, WhatsApp and YouTube . Google launched the ...

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 benchmarks look good but not good enough

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 benchmarks look good but not good enough

Despite the switch to new ARM cortex designs, it seems the 845 offers only incremental improvements when it comes to CPU performance. The Galaxy S9 might lag behind the iPhone 8 in terms of CPU pe...

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Nokia 8 Android 8.1 Oreo update is now rolling out

Nokia 8 Android 8.1 Oreo update is now rolling out

In 2016, HMD Global obtained the rights to sell Nokia-branded smartphones, only after few months of Microsoft offloaded part of Nokia to a subsidiary of Foxconn. The Nokia 8 , despite being a 201...

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Android P will look to woo iPhone users with 'notch' support

Android P will look to woo iPhone users with 'notch' support

Apple included a TrueDepth camera system in that notch, and this report indicates that Google wants to use that same design to let smartphone manufacturers implement their own front-facing camera feat...

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Two dead as winter snow storm sweeps across Midwest

Two dead as winter snow storm sweeps across Midwest

It is expected that up to a half inch of snow and up to one tenth of an inch of ice could accumulate, the weather service said. "We have a lot of hills where I live and I guess I just don't like that ...

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Vodafone updates Rs 399 RED plan; offers 20GB data, unlimited roaming calls

Vodafone updates Rs 399 RED plan; offers 20GB data, unlimited roaming calls

However, the updated plan is only available for users in select circles for now. This prepaid recharge plan is valid for 28 days. So the big change here is the number of days validity. Jio's prepaid...

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Trump's administration plans to privatise global space station

Trump's administration plans to privatise global space station

The supposed plan would end federal funding of the ISS in 2025, at which point a transition would occur in which the private sector would take over ISS ownership and operations. The document also ...

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The Sun Will Be Unusually Cool By 2050, Study

The Sun Will Be Unusually Cool By 2050, Study

The Sun has an 11-year cycle of highs and lows, one that scientists are predicting will have an extraordinary low-point in its next cycle. As concerns rise about global warming and climate change ...

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Olympic medal count 2018: US with 2, but Norway still dominating

Olympic medal count 2018: US with 2, but Norway still dominating

The most surprising development in the men's luge was when Germany's Felix Loch, who appeared well on his way to a third straight Olympic gold medal in the event entering the final run, glanced into...

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Nasa spacecraft takes farthest ever image from Earth

Nasa spacecraft takes farthest ever image from Earth

After the fly-by, the spacecraft continued into the Kuiper Belt - similar to the asteroid belt but further out from the Sun and composed of dwarf planets and frozen ice, rather than rocky bodies. "T...

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Steps to Get Old Version of Snapchat Back

Steps to Get Old Version of Snapchat Back

Moreover, now friends are shown in algorithm statistics in which most frequently connected friends are shown on the top of the list of "Friends Feed", which can be counted on good points. "Many "new f...

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International Olympic Committee boss to visit North Korea after winter Games

International Olympic Committee boss to visit North Korea after winter Games

The crowd was instantly transfixed. Two hockey players - one from North Korea and another from the South - took the Olympic torch to South Korean figure skating superstar Yuna Kim to light the O...

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Instagram will Now Notify Screenshot Alerts-Be Careful

Instagram will Now Notify Screenshot Alerts-Be Careful

Prior to this test the only screenshot notifications on Instagram were when someone took a screenshot of a private direct message. Instagram will Now Notify Screenshot Alerts, if someone will take...

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US, UK government websites infected with crypto-mining malware

US, UK government websites infected with crypto-mining malware

According to the Register , all of the afflicted websites ran British tech company Texthelp's Browsealoud plugin, which reads out websites for people with visual impairments like full or partial blind...

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North Korean ski coach says it's 'honor' to compete in Winter Olympics

North Korean ski coach says it's 'honor' to compete in Winter Olympics

Pence, who led the USA delegation, was seated between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, with Kim Yo Jong and Kim Yong Nam , North Korea's 90-year-old nomi...

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Cattrall hits out at Parker

Cattrall hits out at Parker

In an Instagram post, actress Kim Cattrall wrote: "You are not my friend". Cattrall's brother Chris (55) was found dead last week after going missing from his home in Alberta, Canada. Inseparabl...

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NASA Is Planning To Privatize International Space Station

The Post reported that the White House will request $150 million from Congress for the fiscal year beginning October 1 in order to "to enable the development and maturation of commercial entities ...

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Researchers developed electronic skin self-healable, recyclable

Researchers developed electronic skin self-healable, recyclable

It has several distinctive properties, including a novel type of covalently bonded dynamic network polymer, known as polyimine that has been laced with silver nanoparticles to provide better mechanica...

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Heading home, Pence asserts unity on pressuring North Korea

Heading home, Pence asserts unity on pressuring North Korea

Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of Kim Jong Un , "courteously" handed over a personal letter from the North Korean leader to Moon during talks on Saturday and also told Moon of her brother's "intenti...

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Tesla Share Price Remains High From the Rocket Man Effect

Tesla Share Price Remains High From the Rocket Man Effect

Though widely acclaimed, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has taken some flak over the launch, with one particularly po-faced Guardian piece calling it a waste of resources . And SpaceX , for a limited time...

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Lives being shattered by abuse allegations that may well be false

It is alleged that the former White House staff secretary gave one former wife a black eye while another filed a restraining order. Trump's message also appeared to be a response to the larger n...

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Hawai'i Telescope Spots SpaceX Tesla Roadster in Flight

Hawai'i Telescope Spots SpaceX Tesla Roadster in Flight

Starman was supposed to orbit Mars , but it is actually heading further into space as you read this. The last photo of "Starman" in Elon Musk's red Tesla Roadster as it flies toward Mars orbi...

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SpaceX launches most powerful Falcon Heavy rocket flying towards Mars

SpaceX launches most powerful Falcon Heavy rocket flying towards Mars

SpaceX founder Elon Musk's Tesla was the payload, helmed by a spacesuit-wearing dummy. On Tuesday, SpaceX (Musk's company) launched the second-largest ever rocket, and the biggest for a private...

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Pyeongchang 2018 launch investigation after fears of cyber-attack during Opening Ceremony

Pyeongchang 2018 launch investigation after fears of cyber-attack during Opening Ceremony

Some people tried to burn the North Korean national flag, but were contained by police. He stayed for only about five minutes at a reception hosted Friday by South Korean President Moon Jae-in, and ...

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Trump signs budget agreement, ending United States govt shutdown

Trump signs budget agreement, ending United States govt shutdown

The measure, backed by the Senate's top leaders, was expected to sail through the chamber, but the situation was dicey in the House, where liberal Democrats and tea party conservatives both swung ...

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Astronomers observe Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster flying through space

Astronomers observe Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster flying through space

As of the end of a year ago, Tesla is estimated to have sold 155,000 to 170,000 vehicles in the U.S. Not every buyer will be eligible for the credit, but the vast majority likely will. SpaceX succes...

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What will happen to Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster in space?

What will happen to Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster in space?

Now don't get me wrong, a publicity stunt wasn't the actual objective of SpaceX's launching the Tesla Roadster on the Falcon Heavy rocket. A month ago, the Ukrainian plane flew 3,613 km for 4.5 ...

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Pence Gives Kim Jong Un's Sister the Cold Shoulder at the Olympics

Pence Gives Kim Jong Un's Sister the Cold Shoulder at the Olympics

After months of silence on whether it would even take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the South, which had their opening ceremony yesterday, nuclear-armed North Korea has gone on a ch...

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Olympics: Ski star Vonn vows to win for late grandfather

Olympics: Ski star Vonn vows to win for late grandfather

And yes, part of it is the two-plus years she spent dating Tiger Woods. This is her fourth and final games. Innerhofer, who won downhill silver and combined bronze in Sochi four years ago, clocked 1...

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2 hurt after officer in Justin Trudeau's motorcade crashes in California

2 hurt after officer in Justin Trudeau's motorcade crashes in California

Free trade is a delicate issue in the U.S. Midwest, where there is a feeling that the North American Free Trade Agreement has cost American industrial jobs - a favourite talking point of President Do...

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Another Government Shutdown Starts After Congress Fails to Pass Spending Bill

Up to the final minutes, it was not clear the bill would pass in the House, and many Democrats held their votes, allowing the tally to creep slowly and giving no indication which way it might fall. ...

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Musk says Tesla's autonomous LA-to-NYC trip still coming

Musk says Tesla's autonomous LA-to-NYC trip still coming

But SpaceX founder Elon Musk believes that his super heavy rocket-the Spacex Falcon Heavy-can avoid the problems faced by the Soviets. Tesla's fourth quarter net loss, its biggest ever, so...

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Winter Games doodle kicks off Google's Doodle Snow Games

Winter Games doodle kicks off Google's Doodle Snow Games

The younger Kim's trip to the South marks the first time that a member of the North's ruling dynasty has visited since the Korean war, which ended in an armistice in 1953. The storyline's five child...

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Sister of North Korean leader to come to South for Olympics

Sister of North Korean leader to come to South for Olympics

Kim Jong Un is sending his younger sister to South Korea for the Winter Olympics , the first time any member of the Kim dynasty has visited the country. The NIS said in a report, "North Korean hack...

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More images of Falcon Heavy's launch and booster landings

More images of Falcon Heavy's launch and booster landings

The push, the pictured orbit seemed to suggest, caused the vehicle to overshoot its final destination and sent it barreling toward the asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, a ring of...

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Tesla Roadster gets an out of this world experience!

Tesla Roadster gets an out of this world experience!

The good news for Elon Musk is, the FAA made a decision to approve the payload, which consists of Musk's 2008 midnight cherry red Tesla Roadster with a " Starman " dummy at the wheel. After endi...

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SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy, world's most powerful rocket into space

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy, world's most powerful rocket into space

The point of Garver's op-ed was that NASA should turn its focus away from the Space Launch System, which is costing billions of dollars annually and isn't due to fly until 2019 or 2020. So in or...

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Tesla's losses grow on Model 3 delays

Tesla's losses grow on Model 3 delays

The company's first mass-market vehicle, a $35,000 electric sedan that Tesla is betting will be its biggest hit yet, has missed its production targets since starting manufacturing this year. Musk al...

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Elon lanches Telsa into space

Elon lanches Telsa into space

SpaceX boss Elon Musk wants to see "a new space race" after his company successfully tested its Falcon Heavy rocket . While one of Elon Musk's companies is celebrating after launching the worl...

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