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Nvidia says its GPU hardware is 'immune' to Meltdown and Spectre flaws

Nvidia says its GPU hardware is 'immune' to Meltdown and Spectre flaws

We are working quickly with these customers to understand, diagnose and address this reboot issue. Intel is now looking into reports that some of its customers are experiencing reboots in systems ...

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Escape from the deep freeze in sight for Alabama

Escape from the deep freeze in sight for Alabama

The new year started with temperatures in the single digits on Monday and wind chills dipping below zero across north central Ohio. In New York, transportation officials suspended the Newburgh-Bea...

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Alliance aims to thwart nosy Wi-Fi spies with new security standards

Alliance aims to thwart nosy Wi-Fi spies with new security standards

The largest differences between WPA2 and WPA3 are in open network security. Chances are that you connect to Wi-Fi every day, but you might not realize that "Wi-Fi" is in fact a trademark of the Wi...

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It's dust particles, not alien spacecraft, that cause dimming of Tabby's star

It's dust particles, not alien spacecraft, that cause dimming of Tabby's star

This star is located some 1,000 light-years away. Speculation to account for KIC 8462852's dips in brightness has ranged from it having swallowed a nearby exoplanet to a swarm of exocomets orbiting ...

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Natalie Portman To Replace Reese Witherspoon In Astronaut Flick

Natalie Portman To Replace Reese Witherspoon In Astronaut Flick

According to Variety , the film "follows a successful female astronaut who, after coming back home from a mission in space, starts to unravel when confronted by her seemingly flawless American dream l...

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Is The Prince Of Persia Franchise Ready For Ressurection?

Is The Prince Of Persia Franchise Ready For Ressurection?

TV host Chrissy Teigen posted on Twitter asking whether Prince of Persia was still around as she was a fan of the series. American video game designer Jordan Mechner was the original creator of ...

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Free Amazon Prime Membership for Airtel customers: Here's how to claim it

Free Amazon Prime Membership for Airtel customers: Here's how to claim it

This promotional offer will not only provide users with yet another platform on which to watch movies and TV shows, but also help compete with and its assorted movie streaming and live TV apps. It off...

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YouTuber Shane Dawson posts video apologising for pedophilia jokes

YouTuber Shane Dawson posts video apologising for pedophilia jokes

The clip is audio of Shane Dawson talking about a girl, who many online believe to be Alabama Luella Barker , 12, who was 6 years old when Dawson met her, being described as "sexy", on a 2013 episo...

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Samsung begins mass production of 2nd-generation HBM2 memory

Samsung begins mass production of 2nd-generation HBM2 memory

Aquabolt features a 2.4 Gbps pin speed at 1.2V which is an upgrade of nearly 50% per package over the first generation HBM2 packages which were capable of 1.6 Gbps pin speed at 1.2V and 2.0Gbps at 1.3...

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The Oldest Butterflies on Earth Had No Flowers to Feed On

The Oldest Butterflies on Earth Had No Flowers to Feed On

Moths and butterflies belong to an order of insects known as Lepidoptera - distinguished by the scales covering their bodies and wings and a proboscis. "If they had a proboscis, what were they u...

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (F) Given a €16.00 Price Target at Morgan Stanley

The stock increased 5.42% or $1.12 during the last trading session, reaching $21.77. Finally, Oddo Bhf set a €13.00 ($15.48) price objective on shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and gave the compa...

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Ford December US Sales Up 0.9%

Ford December US Sales Up 0.9%

Ford Motor reported Wednesday that its new vehicle sales fell 1 percent, as did those of General Motors . Fiat Chrysler's sales fell 8%. Honda's United States sales rose 0.2% for the year to...

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Subaru teases the Viziv Performance STI concept

Subaru teases the Viziv Performance STI concept

While we only have one angle, it's clear the STI Concept is an evolution of the VIZIV Performance Concept we saw at the Tokyo Motor Show back in October. It's likely that the concept will offer a glim...

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Intel flies 250 drones above Las Vegas' Bellagio casino

Intel flies 250 drones above Las Vegas' Bellagio casino

A scaled-down version of that system now works indoors, Intel says, making it flawless for conferences, Vegas shows and bar mitzvahs. At that time Intel engineers told me that the system can control a...

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Catalan separatists agree deal to re-elect Puigdemont

Catalan separatists agree deal to re-elect Puigdemont

Catalan independence parties have reached a deal to return Carles Puigdemont to the presidency with a long-distance inauguration from his self-imposed exile in Brussels, either by Skype or through a d...

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OnePlus teases the first Android Oreo open beta for OnePlus 5T

OnePlus teases the first Android Oreo open beta for OnePlus 5T

While the G6 is still running Nougat, which shipped with the phone when it came out around nine months ago (March 2017), LG has made available an Oreo build in beta form in China. As this OxygenOS Ope...

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'PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds' Xbox One Update Patch Reportedly Improves Gameplay Performance

'PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds' Xbox One Update Patch Reportedly Improves Gameplay Performance

Player Unknown's Battlegrounds aka PUBG is one of the most famous games of 2017. The Xbox One had 1 million copies sold in its first 48 hours after its launching. As soon as the players land, the...

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Microsoft makes Windows 10 Fall Creators Update available to all

Microsoft makes Windows 10 Fall Creators Update available to all

We then monitor feedback for issues around application and device compatibility and make adjustments along the way, if necessary. Windows Update delivers new feature updates for Windows 10 to sele...

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A Major Lunar Eclipse Event Will be Visible From Halton This Month

A Major Lunar Eclipse Event Will be Visible From Halton This Month

Jan. 31 will bring the third supermoon in a row, the second full moon of January and a total lunar eclipse , all at the same time. There's a lot of adjectives to describe this event, so here's a ...

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HTC 10 smartphone starts receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

HTC 10 smartphone starts receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

In the second week of December, Xiaomi started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo beta update for Mi A1 , and then on December 31, the company started rolling out the final build of Android 8.0 Oreo...

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CES 2018 Is All About The 'Hey Google' Branding

CES 2018 Is All About The 'Hey Google' Branding

So, why is Google focusing on its AI assistant in such a big way at CES 2018? From the infamous Google memo to Uber harassment allegations and the #MeToo movement, 2017 was a major year for hi...

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Samsung's 146-inch 'The Wall' modular MicroLED TV announced

Samsung's 146-inch 'The Wall' modular MicroLED TV announced

The latest unexpected screen technology came from LG Display yesterday, which debuted a 65-inch flexible television screen that rolls down into small box, like a wall poster. "We're excited about this...

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Woah! Jio New Happy New Year 2018 Offer

Woah! Jio New Happy New Year 2018 Offer

Following the footsteps of Airtel and Reliance Jio , Idea Cellular has now also launched a Rs 93 plan for its prepaid users. Under the 50 per cent extra data plans of 1.5 GB per day, the Rs 1...

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Google Duo update allows you to call people without the app installed

Google Duo update allows you to call people without the app installed

The popular video calling app Google Duo comes up with new features . This new feature might be packed in the latest Google Play Services. Once the call ends, the user will be offered the option ...

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Nintendo Announces Mario Tennis Aces for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Announces Mario Tennis Aces for Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch had an incredible 2018, and this is another instance where Nintendo has done really well to bring a well renowned third party franchise to the hybrid console. It's coming to Swit...

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Green sea turtle population is 99% female due to rising temperature

Green sea turtle population is 99% female due to rising temperature

We have a very good idea why this is happening, and once again it is humanity's fault. If the trend continues, however, green sea turtle populations may decline and whole generations may disappear. ...

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Alleged Galaxy S9 retail box surfaces, reveals key features

Alleged Galaxy S9 retail box surfaces, reveals key features

Galaxy S9 will also come with stereo speakers and earphones tuned by AKG. It looks like they will be taking full advantage of the media all being in Barcelona for the week. Key features of the handset...

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LG Adjusts its Mobile Business Strategy, Wants to Retain Existing Models Longer

LG Adjusts its Mobile Business Strategy, Wants to Retain Existing Models Longer

LG Electronics CEO Cho Seong-jin says the company plans to unveil new smartphones "when it is needed", rather than to maintain competition with rival devices. It never confirmed the mobile business is...

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Destiny 2 Dev Details the Updates Heading to the Game in 2018

Destiny 2 Dev Details the Updates Heading to the Game in 2018

The update post is quite a hefty one but you can check it out here to see what else Destiny 2 fans can expect to hit the game over the coming months. A number of key gameplay changes are coming too,...

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New Vivo Smartphone Has Fingerprint Scanner In The Display

New Vivo Smartphone Has Fingerprint Scanner In The Display

Vivo has finally unveiled world's first smartphone with in-display fingerprint scanner . Today is the second day of the show and Vivo is already attracting a lot of customers by officially launchi...

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Huge Water Reserves Found All Over Mars

Huge Water Reserves Found All Over Mars

These visible ice sheets are likely just a small representative of the total water ice on Mars. Erosion revealed these icy blue spots, and they're still visible today. When does ice accumulate? Its ...

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LG Pay Mobile Payments Service Will Hit United States By June

LG Pay Mobile Payments Service Will Hit United States By June

With Google Pay both Android Pay and Google Wallet will be brought under one banner, simplifying things and making payments far more convenient. The Google Pay service has already been rolled out to...

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PS4 Exclusive Title 'Border Break' Announced With First Game Trailer

In " Hyrule Warriors ", you can play as a whopping 29 different characters from the "Zelda" universe, including Link and Zelda. Mario Tennis made its debut on the Nintendo 64 (not to be confus...

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SpaceX's new rocket Falcon Heavy will fly Tesla Roadster to Mars

SpaceX's new rocket Falcon Heavy will fly Tesla Roadster to Mars

The rocket's second stage propels the satellite into orbit. Company President Gwynne Shotwell said the Falcon 9 rocket "did everything correctly" Sunday night and suggestions otherwise are "categori...

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Assassin's Creed Rogue 4K Remaster Officially Coming To PS4 and Xbox One

Assassin's Creed Rogue 4K Remaster Officially Coming To PS4 and Xbox One

In early December, word came it had been rated by the Korean Ratings Board . As an added perk, a new Bayek-inspired outfit from Assassin's Creed Origins will be included. " Assassin's Creed Rogu...

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IPhone battery catches fire in Zurich store: Apple Genius suffers burns

IPhone battery catches fire in Zurich store: Apple Genius suffers burns

Lawsuits have been filed in California, New York and IL alleging the company defrauded users by slowing down devices without warning. This led Apple to announce a temporary price cut for iPhone...

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Honda Insight hybrid to debut in Detroit, promises 50 mpg combined

Honda Insight hybrid to debut in Detroit, promises 50 mpg combined

Though officially a prototype, the version we'll be treated with shows the final design direction Honda is taking with its new Insight. In the 2019 Insight , it uses a 1.5-liter Atkinson cycle engine...

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Extinct giant burrowing bat fossil found in New Zealand

Extinct giant burrowing bat fossil found in New Zealand

Illustration of an extinct New Zealand burrowing bat by Gavin Mouldey. The prehistoric animal derives its name from the team member, Jenny Worthy, who excavated the fossilized remains of this burrow...

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House Passes Extension of Controversial FISA Surveillance Tools, Rejects New Restrictions

House Passes Extension of Controversial FISA Surveillance Tools, Rejects New Restrictions

The program is set to expire on January 19 unless Congress acts. The bill as passed by the House would extend the NSA's spying program for six years with minimal changes. NBC News reported that Ho...

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House votes to renew surveillance law that collects Americans' emails without warrants

House votes to renew surveillance law that collects Americans' emails without warrants

The U.S. House on Thursday passed legislation reauthorizing a surveillance act after President Donald Trump first criticized the bill, and then backed it. Asked by Reuters at a conference in NY ...

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