• Xbox 2 Project Scorpio To Feature Microsoft's Backwards Comapatibility

    Xbox 2 Project Scorpio To Feature Microsoft's Backwards Comapatibility

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    The Scorpio might not be launching for another year but considering we now now it'll offer backwards compatibility, a UHD 4K Blu-ray player and, according to Microsoft, much higher specs, it could be worth waiting for. "I don't have the desire to every two years have a new console on the shelf". "There is a lot of time to go, but we feel good about how the things are coming together", he said.
  • Study Finds Discriminatory Practices by Ride Sharing Drivers

    Study Finds Discriminatory Practices by Ride Sharing Drivers

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    According to BBC , Black riders experienced longer wait times and more frequent cancellations than white riders, while women were more likely to be overcharged or taken on longer routes. "We are extremely proud of the positive impact Lyft has on communities of color", said Lyft spokesman Adrian Durbin. Lyft drivers, who see names and photos before accepting passengers, did not cancel on black passengers (or those with black-sounding names) as often.
  • Kim Kardashian struggles to style daughter North's hair

    Kim Kardashian struggles to style daughter North's hair

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    Fans responded with delight after Kardashian made three new posts on her Facebook account on Thursday. On Instagram and especially on Twitter , people are more likely to share what they're really thinking - the good and the bad. Kim Kardashian went through a terrifying ordeal when she was robbed at gunpoint by masked intruders in her Parisian hotel suite. In the exchange of French and English, she presumed they meant her 20-carat Lorraine Schwartz diamond engagement ring.
  • Global shares trend lower, dollar gains ahead of US GDP data

    Global shares trend lower, dollar gains ahead of US GDP data

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    Reassuring results from some of Europe's biggest banks gave financials a boost on Thursday and helped offset weakness in oil-related stocks, while higher bond yields underpinned the dollar. Official data released Friday showed Japanese consumer prices fell for a seventh straight month in September, in a fresh blow to the government and Bank of Japan as they try to kickstart inflation.
  • Britain to spend 1.9 billion pounds on boosting cyber defenses

    Britain to spend 1.9 billion pounds on boosting cyber defenses

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    And in addressing it here in the United Kingdom, we are not starting from scratch. "In the last parliament, we invested £860 million over 5 years to enhance our capability to improve our incident response and tackle cyber crime", he said. It will also create a Cyber Security Research Institute aimed at co-ordinating research among a "virtual network of United Kingdom universities" to improve defences for smartphones, laptops and tablets.
  • Bono, A Man, Is One of Glamour's Women of the Year

    Bono, A Man, Is One of Glamour's Women of the Year

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    As if infiltrating perfectly good Spotify stations was not enough, U2's frontman, Bono , has now crept into Glamour Magazine's annual Woman of the Year list, for his work on the Poverty Is Sexist campaign that supports women and girls living in dire circumstances in some of the poorest countries in the world.
  • For Amazon, the Holiday Season Starts Now

    For Amazon, the Holiday Season Starts Now

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    It's November , which means it's time to start holiday shopping. Amazon announced the launch of its Black Friday Deals Store , which will last Tuesday, Nov. Another app entails you taking a picture of an item that you see basically anywhere and it allows you to search for that item whether it is online or found in a brick and mortar store.
  • What Trump Represents Isn't Crazy And It's Not Going Away

    What Trump Represents Isn't Crazy And It's Not Going Away

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    But he said the blowback for supporting Trump has surprised him. Thiel told the Times that Trump supporters separate Trump's behavior from his policies. To the dismay of his Silicon Valley colleagues, Thiel gave a highly publicized speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in support of Donald Trump .
  • Misbah-ul-Haq explains press-up celebrations as salute to Pakistan Army

    Misbah-ul-Haq explains press-up celebrations as salute to Pakistan Army

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    They opened with a humbling 0-3 whitewash in the Twenty20 series - a format in which they are reigning World champions - and suffered a similar drubbing in the One-Day International series. West Indies have not won a Test since May 2015 , and the last time they won one outside the Caribbean and Bangladesh was in December 2007, against South Africa in Port Elizabeth.
  • LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE:LNKD) Q3 Earnings: Here's What You Should Know

    LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE:LNKD) Q3 Earnings: Here's What You Should Know

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    LinkedIn says Sponsored Content was the primary driver of its Marketing Solutions Revenue and its Sales Navigator tool was the fastest-growing component of its Premium Subscriptions . In light of the pending merger, LinkedIn will not be updating its outlook for fiscal 2016 and will not be hosting a conference call for its third quarter 2016 business results.
  • Samsung S7 Edge allegedly explodes while charging

    Samsung S7 Edge allegedly explodes while charging

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    And found in the upper area of the rear shell is the Verizon logo. Well, only the official statement from Samsung , Verizon Wireless or any other USA telecom company that will carry the smartphone could confirm that. The smoother and cleaner Grace UX launcher has shown itself to be a major boon to Galaxy Note 7 users, and the good news is that the new UI has been confirmed for the Galaxy S7 and its sibling when Nougat shows up - but what about the Galaxy S6 and its sibling? Owners of the ...
  • Four die in horrific ride accident at Dreamworld

    Four die in horrific ride accident at Dreamworld

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    He was thrown from the raft alongside the 12-year-old daughter of another ride victim, Canberra mother Kate Goodchild , 32. A young girl who survived the Dreamworld ride tragedy is blaming herself for her mother's death, as money floods into a support fund.
  • Samsung to pay Galaxy Note 7 owners to buy another brand's phone

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    They can then upgrade to a Galaxy S8 or Note 8, essentially getting it for 50 percent off. When Samsung releases the Galaxy S8 in March 2017 and the Note8 in September, the customers can switch to the new models without having to pay 12 months of the balance for the S7 or S7 Edge.
  • Volkswagen Atlas: The Big Gun

    Volkswagen Atlas: The Big Gun

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    If you felt bad for not getting the Škoda Kodiaq, cheer up, because this is the same vehicle based on the MQB platform with a different design and no diesel option in sight. But all offer seven-passenger seating and all are on the large side. Volkswagen has been hinting for years that it would make a new SUV, showing the CrossBlue concept all the way back in 2013 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit and the Cross Coupe GTE concept at the 2015 Detroit show.
  • Windows 10 Event: What Did Microsoft Announce?

    Windows 10 Event: What Did Microsoft Announce?

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    Microsoft has launched Microsoft Surface along with many accessories and had also made an announcement that major update will soon be coming to more than 400 million Window 10 devices in early 2017. "Now everyone can create, view and interact with 3D objects in mixed reality", said Megan Sanders, Windows program manager. OEMs such as Dell, Asus, Lenovo and HP are expected to develop VR headsets that take advantage of the new 3D options on Windows computers.
  • Apple adds keyboard touch functions to Mac in major refresh

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    The single most striking difference between the old and new Pros is that the row of function keys (and, yes, the Escape key) has been removed and replaced with a long OLED touchscreen panel called the "Touch Bar" that can do different things depending on what you're doing and what apps you're running.
  • Apple Macbook Pro 2016: release date, UK price and best new features

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    Also, the touch-sensitive panel is incorporated in place of the functional keys which are not included in the images. It's also expected that Apple should cut the price for the current MacBook Air 11-inch and 13-inch models, as it's wont to do when the company announces new products.
  • Leaked tape shows May warned about Brexit before poll

    Leaked tape shows May warned about Brexit before poll

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    And remainers could reassure themselves that the referendum was part of a broader wave of populism sweeping the western world. I think when you're searching for the real meaning and the importance behind the Prime Minister's statement, you have to consult the great philosophers.
  • Chinese firm issues webcam recall after massive cyberattack

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    Security researchers say that Friday's cyberattack-which is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security-was caused in part by malware known as Mirai that targets Iot (Internet of Things) devices like webcams and DVRs.
  • Market Movers of Last Trading Session: New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc

    Market Movers of Last Trading Session: New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc

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    The company's quarterly revenue was 1650.00%% on a year-over-year basis. -Earnings (Q1): $141.94 Mln. vs. $132.29 Mln. previous year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.84 EPS. In connection with this offering, Nektar has also granted to the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,950,000 shares of common stock at the offering price.
  • Nintendo Switch generated more interest than PS4 Pro and Project Scorpio

    Nintendo Switch generated more interest than PS4 Pro and Project Scorpio

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    All these features will make the Project Scorpio to deliver true 4K gaming, at least theoretically. Microsoft's Phil Spencer revealed , in a tweet , that they are making wonderful progress and that they are feeling good about the schedule which means that the Xbox Scorpio should be released in time.
  • Google Express rolls out in Eugene and Springfield

    Google Express rolls out in Eugene and Springfield

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    If you don't get the membership, there's a delivery fee that starts at $4.99. Another crop of companies is taking aim at delivering perishable groceries and booze, a corner of the tech sector that has grown rapidly the last few years. Customers have to abide by store minimums which can range between $15 to $35. "We're not doing refrigerated or frozen goods", Elliott said. In most cases, it's partnering with national retailers who either haven't yet figured out e-commerce, or only offer ...
  • The Teal Pumpkin Project

    The Teal Pumpkin Project

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    The Teal Pumpkin Project was started to promote the inclusion of all trick-or-treaters. FARE has licensed a number of Teal Pumpkin Project products, ranging from foam pumpkins to painting kits, which will be available for purchase at partner retailers like CVS, Michael's, Party City and Oriental Trading Co.
  • Todd Asset Management LLC Decreases Stake in Nuance Communications Inc. (NUAN)

    Todd Asset Management LLC Decreases Stake in Nuance Communications Inc. (NUAN)

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    The company has seen its stock increase in value by 5.44% so far this year. U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) now has mean rating of 2.60 while 0 analysts have commented the shares as "BUY", 0 recommended as "OUTPERFORM" and 0 commented as "HOLD". "We believe the pick-up in competition that held back gross adds in the quarter may hold back the pace of revenue growth in 2017 relative to the GDP goal that we interpret as 1-2% (organically)".
  • At least 7 dead in tour bus crash in California

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    California Public Utilities Commission records obtained by City News Service indicate that the company and its owner, Vides Teogeo Elias, was cited in a 2008 crackdown at LAX for violations on state regulations. The injured were treated at local hospitals, while all westbound lanes of the interstate were closed near the crash, according to the reports. The crash with the big rig caused the passenger compartment of the tour bus to peel back from its undercarriage for approximately one third ...
  • We have some Unreal news about the Nintendo Switch

    We have some Unreal news about the Nintendo Switch

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    Nintendo has officially just confirmed the following: the upcoming "Switch" console will definitely not be backwards compatible with any of the physical 3DS and Wii U games . Nintendo has chose to switch things up for its next-generation video game console. As previously rumored, the Joy-Con controllers for the Switch will have motion sensing and rumble in the manner of the Wii Remote.
  • Twitter, Spotify Among Sites Affected by DDoS Attack

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    Others anxious the attack could be from a nation-state rather than simply an individual seeking to wreak havoc. According to reports , the Dyn service is restored and all internet websites should open normally now. DNS stands for Domain Name Servers. These are computers that contain databases of URLs and the Internet Protocol addresses they represent. Steve Butts is IGN's Editor-in-Chief and wants to give IGN's VP of Technology a hug today.
  • Philippines, China forge agreement on illegal drugs

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    It's reported that this prompted cheers from the crowd, which included 200 Chinese and Filipino businesspeople as well as Chinese vice premier Zhang Gaoli. "The declared shift in foreign policy, casting aside a long-time reliable ally to hastily embrace an aggressive neighbor that vehemently rejects worldwide law, is both unwise and incomprehensible", said former Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario.