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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg demos new virtual reality app, gets mixed reviews

Here are the four most significant announcements from that event. There is, therefore, a need to target consumers who want an affordable but high-quality VR headset that isn't tied down to a mobile device or PC. "This would allow for a high quality mobile experience that is not now achievable", said Jefferies. Comparing the price of the two prominent VR platforms, HTC Vive has higher cost compared to Oculus Rift .

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Weakening Hurricane Matthew still deadly; 10 killed in the US

The US military was deploying aid to Haiti by air and sea. The storm had cut power to some 827,000 households in Florida, he said . Forecasters warned that widespread flooding was possible from heavy rain - 15 inches (40 cm) was expected to fall in some areas - along with massive storm surges and high tides.

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SWTOR- Knights of the Eternal Throne expansion releases December 2

Bioware is ready to begin releasing information about the next expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic . Knights of the Eternal Throne puts the player at the center of their own explosive battle to rule the galaxy. The new Galactic Command system will give players the chance to wage a large scale war, and even engage in new endgame combat activities called Uprisings.

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Verizon will control updates on its Google Pixel phones

However, Google will be the one to handle security updates for the Pixel. It's an improvement from the dozens of bloatware apps that plague other Verizon-exclusive phones like the Moto Z, but they're still crap nobody wants. The good thing is that from the sound of it, you'll likely be able to get rid of most of these apps. However, the average Android user probably isn't going to about rooting and flashing their phone.

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The new Android features you can only get on the Google Pixel

And if you are thinking that this will not be the case with the Pixel smartphones, then you might want to reconsider that thought. Are you just dying to get your hands on Google's new Pixel phones? Users of the device can see the OTA update notification now pop out on there Nexus 6 or this can be checked via phone Settings under the About device section.

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AI Powered Google Home Aims at Plundering the Likes of Amazon Echo

Although the smart speaker market is relatively new and dominated by Amazon's Alexa powered Echo but Google Home is created to overpower its main competition's greatest strengths. The most impressive product the Search giant isn't something palpable. Google Home is an interactive personal assistant and entertainment center that takes full advantage of the company's deep advantages in Web search, AI and machine learning.

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Google Wifi aims to improve your home's wireless network

The speakers can be used for entertainment, looking up information, or planning schedules. The helper will respond to spoken questions such as "How do you remove wine stains out of the carpet?" and commands to control the volume of the television and other home appliances with internet connections.

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Google readies Pixel, Pixel XL smartphones for launch at mega event

You can also ask Google Home to play your favorite music from could. Google advertised that Google Home is capable of making educated guesses about the songs that you're searching for, so you can get the right song playing without using its exact name.

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Angry Lewis Hamilton storms out of Mercedes Formula 1 press conference

The world champion, who is bidding to bounce back from his engine horror show in Malaysia last Sunday, claimed provisional pole only for Rosberg to move ahead of his team-mate in the dying seconds. Then, a few hours after he missed out on pole position on Saturday to Rosberg by just.013 seconds, he walked out of a media session in his team's hospitality suite before it even started.

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Six games hit EA Access, Mirror's Edge Catalyst and more coming soon…

The publisher has announced that Mirror's Edge Catalyst, Star Wars Battlefront and EA Sports UFC 2 will be added to the Vault in the coming months. Here's a list of all the games included at the moment; it's not enormous, but there are plenty of good and recent titles included. In fact, some gamers are reportedly quite pleased with the overall style of the company recently, and they've changed a lot from the EA we knew in the past.

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Mercedes withdraws Max Verstappen complaint, Lewis Hamilton critical of original protest

Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's German driver Nico Rosberg (C) celebrates his victory during the team's celebration after the Formula One Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka on October 9, 2016. But the Dutch teenager blocked off the inside, forcing the Mercedes to lock up and slip onto an escape road. Mercedes have withdrawn their protest against Max Verstappen's "erratic" and "dangerous" driving at the Japanese GP after being informed that the hearing had been deferred to the United States ...

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Awkward: Trump drops out of Ryan event amid controversy

The person insisted on anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss internal campaign dynamics publicly. "You can do anything", Trump tells former " Access Hollywood " host Billy Bush. "Donald Trump must make a full and unqualified apology". "That is not what we're here to talk about today", he added Saturday before urging Republicans to help U.S.

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Want the Google Pixel? Don't Get It from Verizon

Google also released a new headset with Pixel called Daydream View. Meanwhile, those who would like to avoid Android update delays might want to consider purchasing a Google Pixel or Pixel XL directly from the Google Store. At Verizon, the Pixel starts at $649, with monthly payments of $27.08, while the 5.5-inch Pixel XL costs $769, with monthly installments of $32.08.

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The Hill: Clinton Campaign Pushes Early Vote KO

The controversy has been widely condemned and caused several top Republicans to revoke their endorsements or call on Trump to drop out of the race. He never let her accusations go unanswered, and as a result he missed opportunities to use his speaking time to draw attention to Mrs Clinton's perceived weaknesses.

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Ohio Sen. Rob Portman Drops Support for Donald Trump

The Democratic nominee told bankers behind closed doors that she favoured "open trade and open borders" and said Wall Street executives were best-positioned to help overhaul the U.S. In a statement released by her Entertainment Tonight show, Ms O'Dell, 50, said no one should be the subject of such crass comments and that everyone deserved respect, whether or not cameras were rolling.

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Trump Stops Feeling Jealous, Realizes He Won the Vice-Presidential Debate

He was smart". Seth Meyers might be better at getting under Donald Trump's skin than any other comedian alive. The first presidential debate gave Democrat Hillary Clinton a boost in national polls. Trump asked a crowd in Henderson, Nevada. "It's the exact opposite of what Donald Trump has been saying", said Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook.

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Google's Hardware Push Is All About AI

Google announced that the phone would be having monthly updates, which ideally, will come on time. Google has confirmed that Android 7.1, the version that ships with the Pixel and Pixel XL, will indeed eventually make its way to Nexus devices and the Pixel C.

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Microsoft may Launch Surface PC at October 26 Event

Surface-branded keyboards and a mouse have started leaking ahead of Microsoft's event, and the company is widely expected to be unveiling at least one new all-in-one desktop PC. The invitation doesn't mention any hardware, saying only that the event is about the future of Windows 10, so you might want to take some of those rumors with a grain of salt.

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Amazon Kindle guy goes to Google to develop Pixel

The Echo is an internet-connected speaker featuring a voice-activated digital assistant. Software will help manage the various access points for you as you move around. A new virtual reality headset called Daydream View will work with the new Pixel phones and other devices based on Google's Android software. Daydream is a challenge to more sophisticated systems from Facebook's Oculus business, HTC and Sony - as well as to Google's own Cardboard effort.

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Mercedes unveils electric crossover concept vehicle Generation EQ

BMW has also refreshed its small i3 electric vehicle with a new battery pack to give it a range of 125 miles. Inside, the Generation EQ gets the kind of interior you'd expect in a concept vehicle - it's a space-age cabin that no doubt will be toned down for the production version, although Alphr says some of the technology on show could feature in the road-going model, such as the touch-sensitive buttons on the steering wheel and 24ins display stretching across the dashboard, ideas ...

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Trump Faces Republican Backlash After Vulgar Comments

Trump finds himself mired in fresh scandal at a crucial point in the campaign with just one month until Election Day on November 8 and Clinton expanding her lead in national and battleground state polling. Turning to his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, Trump accused her of having "bullied, attacked, shamed and intimidated" her husband's "victims". The furor places enormous pressure on Trump to try to tamp down a crisis sure to spill into Sunday night's presidential debate.

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Rosberg wins Japanese GP to widen point lead

Hamilton started second behind Rosberg on the grid but his slow getaway saw him drop to eighth as the likes of Red Bull and Ferrari cruised past him. "The whole weekend felt great from the word go". Hamilton's fragile state of mind after his heartbreak in Malaysia last weekend was encapsulated when he snubbed journalists over what he called "disrespectful" coverage earlier this week.

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Santa Cruz: the future of autonomous virtual reality headset Oculus

Announced during Oculus VR's annual conference last night, the technology is a successor to the existing asynchronous time warp and aims to reduce the system requirements for virtual reality by being more forgiving of missed frames. I found the most useful aspects of the controllers to be teleportation and grabbing objects, which are both a bit awkward to do with a conventional controller.

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Yahoo Secretly Scanned User Emails For US Government

Experts would say that this is the primary case that reports an internet company obeying requests of the USA government such as surveying all incoming messages, in contrast with checking out the already stored messages or through little amount of accounts at a time.

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Cheaper Oculus Rift Could Be On the Way

Hand-held controllers that Facebook says will make its Oculus virtual-reality games more appealing go on sale December 6, months after the headset went on sale. Oculus, which was acquired by Facebook for US$2 billion in 2014, announced at OC3 that its Oculus Touch controllers will be available to pre-order on October 10 and will ship on December 6, priced at US$199.

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Hurricane Matthew Makes Landfall In S.C.; 'Serious Inland Flooding' Reported

The storm made landfall near McClellanville, S.C., (about 35 miles northeast of Charleston) and worked its way up along the coast. A state of emergency has been expanded to all 100 counties in North Carolina ahead of Hurricane Matthew. At 1 a.m. Sunday, North Carolina officials said there were 670,716 power outages across the state. Rain batters homes as the eye of Hurricane Matthew passes Daytona Beach, Florida, U.S.

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Google's new Pixel phones: Here's what (we think) we know

The Pixel has a 2770 mAh battery, while the XL has a 3450mAh battery. Considering the only carrier in the United States that will offer Google's new phone is Verizon, they are the only one with deals. Open the Google Duo app. Phones are powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821, a 64-bit quad-core SoC with 4GB of RAM, 12MP and 8MP cameras (Sony's IMX378 sensor - basically the 5X/6P's sensor with OIS), 32GB of storage, and the usual Bluetooth, fingerprint scanner, NFC, and more.

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Fla. Gov. Scott: 'We are blessed' after Matthew misses coast

It has since weakened to a Category 1. Matthew is weakening after laying waste to Haiti, where it left hundreds of people dead. In an update on the storm Saturday, Haley said more than 437,000 power outages have been reported in the state.

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Samsung in talks with USA safety regulator over exploding washing machines

The issue came to light after a USA law firm filed a lawsuit against Samsung in New Jersey alleging some of Samsung's top-load washing machines exploded in owners' homes. A lawsuit filed in the federal court in New Jersey alleged that there was loud noise and damage to garage wall as the washing machine went off with a violent boom.

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Sprint Is Offering To Replace Samsung Note 7 With Any Phone

Samsung Electronics has told investors to expect a modest increase in its operating profits between July and September this year, despite the costly recall of its new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. T-Mobile, which had just resumed sales of Note 7 devices to new customers on Wednesday, said it continues to sell it. Now, if you go by Samsung's word, the replaced units of Note 7 are "safe" to use.

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Samsung sends shocking message to customer whose replacement Note 7 caught fire

A Nicholasville Fire Department report was also taken after the hospital called the fire department to notify them that Klering suffered from smoke inhalation. "I can try and slow him down if we think it will matter, or we just let him do what he keeps threatening to do and see if he does it", the report said.

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Horror in rural Haiti as Hurricane Matthew death toll surges to 842

With the surge and waves on top of the surge, the NHC says we could be seeing a life-threatening situation. It has since down to 6 to 9 feet, but that is still unsafe. Governors in North and SC warned residents to get out in advance of the storm, which could drop as much as 15 inches of rain. It was a major hurricane - that is, with winds of at least 110 miles per hour - for 7.25 days.

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Facebook-owned Oculus Working on Standalone Virtual Reality Headset

Samsung's Gear VR, also powered by Facebook's Oculus, goes some way towards locating a middle ground in terms of affordability, but compatibility is limited to a handful of Samsung devices. Zuckerberg said that they don't have the product yet. We'll need a web browser to take advantage of all the VR content to come in the future. Oculus has also introduced a new Asynchronous Spacewarp (ASW) technique which lets a game run at half its framerate while still looking nearly as good as ...

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Commuter train derails east of New York City, dozens injured

Nassau County Police confirmed between 15 and 20 people had been taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The LIRR said three cars derailed and were damaged. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's office released a statement Saturday saying MTA and LIRR staff "will work around the clock to determine the cause of this derailment and restore service as quickly as possible".

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Commuter train derails east of New York City

A train sits derailed near the community of New Hyde Park on Long Island in NY, U.S., October 8, 2016. The work train caught fire following the crash just after 9pm (local time) on Saturday. Dozens of firefighters and police officers were at the scene of the derailment, about 20 miles east of Manhattan. The second and third cars were hanging off the track, which is slightly elevated.


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