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Watch this 'gun' take down a flying drone

USA and Australia-based firm DroneShield has developed a rifle-like gun that uses signal-jamming to disable drones at a distance of up to 1.2 miles away and bring them safely to the ground. You can also buy a broad-range omnidirectional drone detector and long-range sensors for extensive drone detection. While it might sound a little over-the-top given the growing ubiquity of drones, the company's motto is simply to protect and serve.

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3 dead, 14 in hospitals after wildfires in Gatlinburg

Katie Brittain, manager at the Dress Barn in Pigeon Forge, said that when she showed up to work Monday, the sky was brown and ash was raining down. Contributing: USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee reporters Matt Lakin, Dave Boucher, Amy J. More than 100 firefighters from 16 states are battling the blaze, and more are expected to arrive Tuesday to help. Overall 14,000 were evacuated in Gatlinburg.

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Jolla Sailfish OS gets certified for Russian government use

Basically, Jolla is licensing its OS to Open Mobile Platform, which will customize the Sailfish for the Russian market. The government has said it wants to radically reduce its reliance on foreign mobile OSes by half in 2025 vs the 95 percent of the market garnered by Android in 2015.

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Samantha Cameron, wife of UK's ex-PM, launches fashion label

The worst-kept secret in fashion is out: Samantha Cameron, wife of the former prime minister, is launching her own fashion label. "Well obviously you're thinking about yourself, but at the same time it can't be all about yourself because that would be pointless", she explained, adding: "I've spent a lot of time trying stuff on my friends".

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Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Petition Closes In On 50000 Signatures

While this comes as good news to PS4 and XboX One gamers, PC players and Nintendo Switch users want to get in on the action as well so they launched a petition asking Rockstar games to develop the title for their respective consoles. The Bitbag reports that there's a big possibility that Rockstar could make " Red Dead Redemption 2 " a surprise guest at the PlayStation Experience 2016 on December 3 and 4 at Anaheim, California.

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Sony Releases PlayStation Communities App for iOS

Communities serve as nearly like system-level clans, letting you join up to play games together or talk about shared interests. As its name suggests, PlayStation Communities serves as a mobile community forum for players on the PlayStation Network.

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Official confirmation of Nintendo's Switch release and price in January

As to Nintendo's developers and IPs, he stated therein that their company is a "huge fan" of them. No additional details about what will be shown for the Switch at the event were included in the invitation, but the January 12 presentation, which is being held in Tokyo for media, analysts, and trade partners, is set to include information about the system's release date, price , and the lineup of games now in development for the Switch.

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Wisconsin Officials To Set Timeline For Recount

PolitiFact tracked down the claim of millions of illegal votes from people who are not citizens and rated it "false". Long-time Trump supporters, including Kellyanne Conway, his campaign manager and now an adviser, have waged a campaign against picking Romney, saying that he went out of his way to disparage Trump's campaign and should not now be rewarded with appointment to the highest profile foreign affairs job.

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Walmart Black Friday Sales 2016 Online Deals, In-App Specials Available Today!

But it includes online spending and other nonstore sales such as catalog spending. Black Friday , the day after Thanksgiving, vies with the Saturday before Christmas as the busiest shopping day of the year. Hot items online and in the stores were sleepwear, Apple products and board games. As the images play out, the announcer says "Let's put more value on what really matters".

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Bengals hurled into desperation mode after loss to Ravens

He said the team practices the play, and everyone knew that a penalty would not lead to an untimed down "as long as a hold wasn't in the end zone". The line of scrimmage during the unusual play looked like a high school wrestling tournament, missing only the rubber mats.

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Everything you need to know about Virgin Media's new products

The TV box's remote includes a "Find My Remote" feature. David Bouchier, Virgin Media's chief digital entertainment officer, said the new box is a "game-changer". The V6 box will be available to existing customers for £49.95 on a Mix bundle or higher before the end of the year. Existing customers will not need to change their package.

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Microsoft Garage's Clip Layer aims to solve Android's awful copy-paste abiltiies

If this sounds like a solution to a problem you've encountered before, make sure to give Clip Layer a chance. Open the Apps menu, tap the gear icon in top right, then Assist & voice input, Assist app, and change the default from Google App to Clip Layer.

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Amazon Reportedly Working Over an Echo Like Touchscreen Display Speaker

Amazon's goal to integrate a large display on a smart home speaker is to make it easier for users to access content such as weather forecasts, notifications, calendar appointments, and news. It has a speaker and microphone for the communication. The new device will still be capable of voice input and output, and Amazon will continue to sell its current smart speakers alongside its new offering, which will be more expensive than the £120/$150 Echo and £40/$50 Dot.

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IPhone 7 Design To Influence New 10.5-Inch iPad

The details of the fresh report state that thanks to the bezel-free 10.9-inch iPad Pro, the tablet will have the same footprint as the current 9.7-inch iPad Pro. iPad 2017 is rumored to incorporate a completely new design and may even ditch the home button. Now, a new report from Mac Otakara claims it received news from an informed source in Apple's supply chain that the 10.9-inch iPad Pro will include a almost bezel-free design that will have the same overall footprint as the current ...

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New Mercedes Benz CLA facelift India launch price INR 31.40 lakh

The CLA facelift gets an updated instrument cluster and chrome-garnished controls, along with new upholstery and trim parts. The CLA has done well since its introduction in the Indian market and considering the facelifted model's additional safety kit and a price tag lower by nearly Rs 1.5 lakh for the base version, order books should fill up quicker.

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You Can Now Play Oblivion On Your Xbox One

This is an interesting set of games, particularly with Oblivion being announced . The top five highest votes for the top ideas for the Xbox One Backward Compatibility Program is made up mostly of Call of Duty games. Another flawless rating of 10/10 at Steam, Trine 2 is a side-scrolling puzzle video game released in 2011. This game requires the player to use the skills of the three characters to navigate the levels of the game.

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Ford Fiesta vs Mazda 2: Where Looks Matter

Ford promises the Fiesta's cabin is a nicer place to travel in than before thanks to additional soft-touch material on the dashboard, and a much bigger touchscreen that runs a new infotainment system called Sync 3. Ford today announced that the multi-award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine is to be offered with innovative cylinder deactivation technology for further reduced Carbon dioxide emissions and improved fuel efficiency.

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SD Card Specs Diversify for Use Cases

In these roles, the cards primarily needed to offer fast sequential read and write speeds, since they were typically just being asked to save and access one file at a time. Basically, that means if you see the A1 symbol on an SD card, and on the device you're using it with, you will have no problem running apps off the card.

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Chelsea summon ominous response after Spurs breach their defence

Moses has been in spectacular form for Chelsea in recent weeks and capped up a man-of-the-match display with a well-taken goal in Chelsea's 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League on Saturday. It's a matter of playing like that for 90 minutes. He said: "No worry, no concern". 'If I had a choice between playing for Pep Guardiola or Antonio Conte there would only be one victor, ' Collymore wrote in his column for the Daily Mirror .

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More than 70 dead, 6 survivors, in Colombia plane crash

The Jose Maria Cordova de Rionegro airport, which serves Medellin, said in a statement that "all possible aid was being mobilized because six survivors are being reported". The other known survivors were two crew members and a journalist. Ospina said authorities were on the scene and hospitals and medical centers were preparing to receive the injured.

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Meizu Introduces Its Latest Flagship Smartphone Pro 6 Plus In China

It's the tail end of 2016, but Meizu is throwing its hat into the smartphone arena as it is set to unveil its latest flagship. The base version comes with 2GB/16GB RAM/Storage combo and the highest configuration is 4GB/64GB and will also come with a higher battery capacity.

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2016's Cyber Monday biggest yet

The one-day shopping event for today - Cyber Monday - is also expected to hit a record $3.36 billion in online sales, according to Adobe , retaining its spot as the highest grossing day of the season. "With winter weather firmly here in many parts of the USA, we believe sales trends should sequentially improve over the coming weeks in December". Adobe pegs Thanksgiving and Black Friday ecommerce sales for both desktop and mobile at a 17.7% growth rate, bringing the total to $5.27 billion.

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No Man's Sky's Steam listing did not breach advertising code, rules ASA

Hello Games has promised even more updates for players to enjoy the game in a variety of ways. Valve said they had consulted with Hello Games, who would provide information in relation to the complaint. Some complainants challenged whether water was depicted in the same manner as in the game. "We understood that the user interface design and the aiming system had undergone cosmetic changes since the footage for the videos was recorded".

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Google Looks at Use Of Machine Learning To Detect Diabetic Eye Disease

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicts 16 million people over the age of 40 will be affected with the disease by 2050 . The search giant said Tuesday it had trained a deep-learning algorithm to spot signs of diabetic retinopathy in patients.

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Kellyanne Conway Calls MSNBC Coverage of Her 'Sexist'

She said she had received a " deluge " of comments on social media and in private communications from Trump loyalists anxious that the president-elect might choose Romney as secretary of state . "Point is the volume & intensity of grassroots resistance to Romney is breathtaking", she wrote . "I'm all for party unity, but I'm not sure we have to pay for that with the secretary of state position", Conway added.

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Guess Whose Posts About Facebook's Fake News Problem Vanished Briefly From Facebook?

Cohen points to BuzzFeed data that show fake news attracted 54.2% of shares, comments and reactions on the social network during election season, while real news only received 45.8%. On November 19th, Zuckerberg published another update to his timeline outlining the company's plan to combat fake news by listing a series of improvements (stronger detection of hoaxes, better reporting tools, warnings for articles flagged as false, etc.) that Facebook is actively working on.

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Cyber Monday Deal: Take Extra 15% Off Almost Everything at Target

Adobe will release final figures on Tuesday. Adobe estimates that 55% of Retail website visits on Black Friday came from mobile devices and that 36% of ecommerce sales were completed on mobile devices, with 25% being completed on smartphones and 11% coming from tablets.

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Twitter lets you find your popular conversations

Now, it's a little easier: Twitter has added a reply counter and a " conversation ranking " to its mobile apps created to push the most relevant discussions to the top of a tweet thread, Engadget said. Replies from people you know on Twitter, also receive a higher ranking . These conversations do not always appear in chronological order. As rumors of potential buyouts intensify, the main microblogging platform has been updated with a number of new and useful features such as QR code ...

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Study details growth of online shopping over holiday period

This will mark the largest online sales day in history , surpassing Black Friday ($3.34 billion) by a narrow margin. Online stores are counting on shoppers to spend big during the "Cyber Five" period from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday to make up for time spent earlier this month obsessing about the presidential election instead.

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MacBook Pro - Which Stores Sell It With a Discount

Marques Brownlee has posted a hands on video with the new LG Ultrafine 5K Display that Apple introduced at its MacBook Pro event. This is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to MacBook Pro accessories, but these are five items that I find valuable in day-to-day real-world usage.

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Volvo Trucks unveils latest live test

The stunt also demonstrates I-Shift "no power loss" transmission, which is ideal for navigating the steep and curvy mountain roads, ensuring that the truck manages to maintain a certain speed, even if a paraglider isn't attached. All in all, the Live Test series has been viewed over 100 million times on YouTube. About this test: - The test was shot during several days in Croatia.

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Record $12.7B online sales seen for Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday

However, when it came to actually placing an order, 35 percent used a mobile device, suggesting a clear majority of shoppers still prefer to use a desktop or laptop for purchases. Wal-Mart kept the number of online deals similar to the past four days while Amazon.com was offering four times as many deals as Wal-Mart. Lea Bishop from Carmel, Indiana, picked up tickets to the Texas Tenors at her local performing arts center because they had a rare buy-two-get-two-free deal.

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Stores see steady sales, few problems on Black Friday

Online spending on Black Friday was expected to reach £1 billion, up 16% on past year, while it was anticipated that the majority who opted for the high street would spend a lower total of around £961 million, the CRR said . She said she prefers to go to a store to get a close look at merchandise, but that's it. Winners for the Thanksgiving weekend so far include Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy and Amazon.com as shoppers splurged on electronics such as ultra-HD TVs and gaming consoles ...

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Apple iPad 2017 could come without physical home button

The new 10.5-inch tablet is said to be under the iPad Pro 2 lineup, along with a 9.7-inch model and a 12.9-inch version. But it does look like all the rumours are pointing towards the demise of the home button. Adding that to the iPad line also, makes sense. At the same time, speculation also indicates that Apple will release a compact 9.7-inch iPad, to compete with other Android tablets in the market.

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Extra Tracky: 2017 McLaren 570S Adds Track Pack Option

The pack focuses on removing weight from the 570S and increasing the aerodynamics for better handling. The pack includes 25kg of weight-shedding measures, largely down to a new interior package that employs Alcantara rather than leather across seats, dashboard and steering wheel, throwing out the old seats in favour of new carbon fibre items.


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