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HTC Vive 2 aka 'Oasis' rumoured to be in development

One solution to this is the VR arcade, where operators buy machines and then rent time on them to the public. According to TechCrunch , the Senior Vice President of HTC's Virtual Reality Rikard Steiber said that the new virtual reality headsets are on their way.

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Google Home is promising, but still a work in progress

Some were small. One unexpected downside: saying "OK Google" into my living room also activated the voice assistant on my Android phone, leading to an occasional, unintentional chorus. Now Google finally ships the Google Home device, a direct competitor to the Amazon Echo. Jeff Bezos' Amazon imperium will not let Google to easily waltz in between them and shoppers.

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Xbox Boss: Current VR Games Are Only Demos And Experiments

With the backward compatibility program, over 250 Xbox 360 titles already work on the new console and the same will be carried forward with Project Scorpio as well. This football-based console game is actually the country's most popular game franchise. Most of these things I'm playing now feel like demos and experiments , which I actually think it's absolutely the right thing to have happened.

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Android 7.0 Beta for Galaxy S7 Edge Starts in the UK

Nonetheless, Application Programming Kits (APK) for the Android Nougat beta test is also available for download manually from, here. Keep in mind though that having enrolled for the Android 7.0 Nougat beta does not guarantee that you'll be getting this build in the UK.

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GST Council sets rates, slabs fixed

At the end of the fourth round of meeting of the GST Council, the Centre and states failed to arrive at a mutually acceptable dual control structure. Giving in to this demand would amount to a reduction in the number of traders who come under the purview of the central tax authorities.

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Too Early to Predict Election Win

He said that he would encourage Health Savings Accounts, allow insurers to sell policies across state lines and convert Medicaid from an entitlement program to a block grant to states - ideas long favored by GOP conservatives. "Republicans have made strong gains in early voting this election cycle, while Democrats continue to see a clear lack of enthusiasm for (Democratic presidential candidate) Hillary Clinton", Lindsay Jancek, a spokeswoman for the national Republican party, said in an ...

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Trump to Campaign in New Hampshire Friday

Pennsylvania is a state where Clinton has long had a solid lead; it has not voted for a Republican in six presidential elections. "Her plans would mean generations of terrorism, extremism and radicalism spreading into your schools and through your communities", Trump declared.

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Mom kills son, texts video of boy's body to his father

She said she lived alone with Price and her 2-year-old daughter. She indicates that she was calling 911. ( Allegheny County Police Department via AP) (Allegheny County Police Department/AP) Detectives from the Allegheny County Police Homicide Unit have charged Andre Price Jr.

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Ryan, Falcons trounce Buccaneers to stretch NFC South lead

The Bucs' injury problems this season have been concentrated at two positions, running back and defensive end, and they continued Thursday as RB Antone Smith and DE Howard Jones sustained season-ending knee injuries in a loss to the Falcons , coach Dirk Koetter said Friday.

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Donald Trump describes Obama as "stupid", "campaigner-in-chief"

Statewide polls show that Clinton has lost plenty of ground in terms of electoral votes. "It was reported last night that the FBI is conducting a criminal investigation into Clinton's Pay-For- Play corruption during her tenure as Secretary of State", Trump told his cheering supporters in Jacksonville , Florida, a key battleground State.

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Clinton maintains 6-point lead over Trump, poll finds

A new CNN/ORC swing state poll showed Mr Trump hitting the lead in Nevada and Arizona , and cutting Mrs Clinton's lead to four points in Pennsylvania . Jill Colvin contributed reporting from Manchester, New Hampshire . Earlier this month, Cartwright pleaded guilty to making false statements during a federal investigation into the leak of classified information to reporters.

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Red Wings winless streak continues on late Jets breakaway goal

The first 5,000 fans received Gordie Howe statue replicas. Mark Scheifele tied it at 2-2 for the Jets at 2:01 of the third period, jamming in the puck from close range. "We just need him to come in and manage his minutes and slowly get him into playing", Blashill said. The Red Wings are 4-2 at home while the Jets are 1-2-1 on the road.

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Is Apple working on a foldable iPhone?

In addition to the 4.7 and 5.5-inch models we've had since the iPhone 6, Apple may be looking to release a 5-inch iPhone 8. "It is a crisis but it is also an opportunity", Tai said . Since Apple is known for its connectivity with all of its products, an "iPhone 8" with USB Type-C is next to reality. But a report from The Verge , suggests that Apple is hiring more and more engineers.

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Would You Like To See A Bendable iPhone In Future?

It's important to note that Apple files patents regularly and this does not mean it will launch foldable hardware in the future. "The foundation of the patent as described under the section 'Detailed Description" never changes nor its patent figures.

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Dakota access pipeline protests

They are demonstrating against the $3.8 billion pipeline, which is supposed to go almost 1,200 miles across North Dakota, South Dakota, and Iowa before ending in IL. The crowdsourcing goal was modest: $5,000, enough to help a few dozen people camping in North Dakota to protest the nearby construction of the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline.

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Samsung Recalls 2.8 Million Exploding Washing Machines

Yes, the washing machine can actually come apart and hurt you, and it's already been blamed for several injuries. Too much pressure causes the top to blow off, potentially resulting in injuries. The lower spin speed in the delicate or waterproof cycles lessens the risk of the washing machine top unexpectedly detaching from the washing machine chassis.

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South Korea's Park denies following cult as scandal continues

Pressure has been mounting on Ms Park to subject herself to investigations as public resentment grows over how she allegedly allowed her friend Choi Soon Sil to abuse their friendship to meddle in state affairs for Ms Choi's own gain. Ms Park may survive what has become the worse patch of an already rocky four years in office. "The family has had an extraordinary influence over Park Geun-hye for essentially her entire adult life", David Kang, a Korea expert at the University of Southern ...

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Deadly Durant mutes the Thunder

Expect their next game together in Oakland on January 18 to be fairly rowdy, too. I don't really say much but if you start, I'll finish it. Westbrook was second in scoring for the Thunder, with Victor Oladipo putting up 21 points on 8-of-13 shooting.

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American Tower Corp. (AMT) PT Raised to $135.00

The S&P 500 SPX, -0.01% slipped 0.26 points to close at 2,126.15, with five of the 11 main sectors finishing lower, led the energy sector declining 1.2%. from $120.00 to $130.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Wednesday, August 17th. On average, analysts predict that American Tower Corp .

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Cubs manager Joe Maddon: 'You guys are the best'

Then Rizzo handed the final-out Game Seven ball, valued at millions, to the Cubs owner. As organ accompaniment played in the background, Cubs President Theo Epstein thanked fans for persevering with the team through so many changes and near-misses.

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Clinton leads Trump by 2 points in Fox News poll

The economy and the candidates' competing visions for the future could be critical in swaying voters in ailing Rust Belt states like Ohio, Pennsylvania and MI. In the latestRealClearPolitics four-way average , Clinton holds a 2.6-point lead over Trump. Last week, the project had her leading 47 per cent to 40 per cent.

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Samsung recalls 2.8 million washing machines following serious injuries

Apparently the recall involves 34 different models of Samsung washing machines, and has been initiated after more than 730 complaints. The first option is a free in-home fix that includes reinforcement of the washer's top. Samsung's top-loading washing machines are being recalled after reports that the top of the machine can "unexpectedly detach" during use, "posing a risk of injury from impact".

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Here's How Microsoft Is Bringing Virtual Reality to Windows 10

Dubbed the Windows 10 Creators Update , it should be around in early 2017, and will let mobile devices scan an object on all sides so it can rotate 360 degrees in a photograph. While a new device from Microsoft itself is coming, a major update to Windows 10 will be rolling out very soon. It has 16 hours of battery life, according to Microsoft .

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Facebook Q3 Results Strong; Hits 1 Billion Monthly Active Mobile Users

The rest of the digital ad industry shrank by 3 percent, according to the Interactive Advertising Bureau. The profits too, were better than expected as the company posted a profit of $1.07 per share than compared to the expected profit of 97 cents per share.

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Google DeepMind to use the "messy" world of StarCraft for AI research

The StarCraft II environment created by Blizzard and Google will be open to all researchers next year. "For StarCraft players like myself, advances in AI could deal some drastic benefits", Vialys said. In 2015, DeepMind developed machine learning software that taught itself how to play dozens of retro Atari games, such as Breakout , as well or better than a human.

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PM to tell European Union leaders Brexit still on track despite court ruling

Several claimants, including a hairdresser and a financial entrepreneur, challenged May's right to act. Robert Bourns, president of the Law Society of England and Wales, said: "The question as to whether the decision to trigger Article 50 is one for the government, using the royal prerogative, or for Parliament through statute is central to this court case".

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Los Angeles prosecutors charge body-shaming Playboy model

In July, Mathers, Playboy's 2015 Playmate of the Year, posted the photo to Snapchat with the caption, "If I can't unsee this then you can't either". She also apologised on Twitter , writing: "I'm sorry for what I did". He continued: "While body-shaming, in itself, is not a crime, there are circumstances in which invading one's privacy to accomplish it can be".

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A foldable iPhone may be on the way

A patent Apple filed in 2014 was finally awarded to the company this week by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Patently Apple reports that Apple applied for the bendable and foldable screen technology for three times, but the company actually got rejected the first two times.

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Cubs players wave, take in scene as victory parade begins

The Latest on the Chicago Cubs winning the World Series for the first time in 108 years. For most of us, the emotional extremes of Wednesday's thrilling, 10-inning conclusion to the seventh game of the 2016 World Series fell somewhere between the giddy heights of Wrigleyville and the tears washing into the Cuyahoga River in Ohio.

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Apple taps LG to build external displays for its new MacBooks

It's called Touch Bar. The new MacBook Pro no longer features MagSafe charging, an SD card slot or Thunderbolt port . Apple has revealed its new MacBook Pro, which now features an OLED "Touch Bar" and a fingerprint sensor, with the function keys making way.

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Hearing set for SC man after woman found in container

She and boyfriend Charlie Carver, 32, disappeared on August 31. The Marine veteran is upset he's being sued over damages. The sheriff says they may be dealing with a possible serial killer and there could be 4 bodies on the property. Barnette said the victim saw the suspect shoot and kill her boyfriend. Kohlhepp's application to take the real estate exam was granted and he was licensed on June 30, 2006, about three weeks after he applied.

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Facebook's 3rd quarter revenue is over $7 billion!

Facebook earned $5.7 billion of its total $6.8 billion in ad revenue on mobile ads alone. In fact, Facebook sales for this quarter are almost as much its total revenue for all of 2013. The social media giant has released its third quarter returns and as expected, it has crossed the estimated revenue and profits. Brazil, which stands third, has less than half the number of users at 90 million.

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Samsung says Note 7 probe open to 'all possibilities'

For the July-September period, Samsung's net income was 4.4 trillion won (USD 3.9 billion), down 17 per cent from 5.3 trillion won a year earlier. Companies like Samsung are not used to dealing with public scrutiny, or indeed with uppity shareholders - but the handling of the Galaxy Note 7 recall placed its management style under a very harsh spotlight.

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Google Working With Sprint To Spice Up SMS Messaging

Sprint on Friday said it is teaming up with Google to become the first carrier to launch Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging. Based on the Jibe cloud platform, Google's method of sending and receiving RCS texts takes things to a greater level and allows for a more enjoyable experience.

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"Big Hero 6" cast reunites for new animated series

Moreover, the man who's now killing it as King Ezekiel on The Walking Dead , Khary Payton , will add Big Hero 6 to his extensive voiceover resume, replacing Damon Wayans Jr.as the plasma-blades-brandishing Wasabi. After the success of its Star Wars Rebels and Guardians of the Galaxy animated series, Disney's Big Hero 6 property is the ideal choice to score an awesome cartoon show chronicling the further adventures of Hiro, Baymax and the whole gang of hi-tech heroes in the ...


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