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Controversial Trump Blackmail Dossier Was Authored by an Ex-British Spy

As you might expect with a story about a spook, all the published reporting on Steele relies heavily on anonymous sources. The dossier has been circulating among USA journalists for more than six months. Orbis describes itself as " London based, but with a global footprint, our core strength is our ability to meld a high-level source network with a sophisticated investigative capability".

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Lexus Debuts Sport Yacht Concept

It's powered by twin V8 engines and is created to carry six to eight people through the seas with all the grace of one of Lexus's road cars. The yacht was engineered by the Toyota Marine Department (who knew it had one?) and was built by Wisconsin's Marquis-Carver Yacht Group.

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Dishonored 2 Finally Getting Mission-Select Option and New Difficulty Settings Soon

Bethesda initially planned to include custom difficulty settings in the game's first update, which came out in December. It also appears that you might be able to make the game easier, as well as more hard, as the update will have "more than 20 different sliders", implying the ability to slide a particular trait toward the more-difficult side or the less-difficult side.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Specs Leaks Ahead Of March Release Date

Microsoft Corporation is planning to launch its next version of the Surface Pro i.e. Microsoft Surface Pro 5, by March 2017, a recent report has claimed. Apart from the mentioned above, an update may be done to increment the preceding capacity of the RAM up to 16GB, as per the NeuroGadget . Microsoft is expected to ditch Super AMOLED screens in favor of IPS touch ones and enhancements to the camera, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity is also expected.

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First Look at Marvel's The Defenders

Due to the very serial and crossover nature of these Netflix/Marvel shows, Iron Fist's plot may segue directly into the multi-hero extravaganza. Though the Punisher's appearance in the ensemble series hasn't been explicitly mentioned by the producers, fans are still holding out hope that he'll make an appearance.

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Fiat Chrysler Accused Of Cheating Diesel Emissions Regulations

Giles stopped short of describing the software as a defeat device of the sort used by Volkswagen to cheat on diesel-emissions tests. The EPA estimates FCAU's penalties could reach as high as $4.6B, based on the estimated fee imposed on each affected vehicle - a figure that roughly equals the company's combined earnings from 2013, 2014, 2015 and the first nine months of 2016.

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This Video May Show Alternate Death Scenes for Rogue One Characters

There could be a huge chance to learn more details about Rey's parents, since the film will feature a "deepening of familial themes". You've probably already seen Rogue One a million times by now (yeah, we know), you may even have read the prequel novel a few times itself, and you probably watched Star Wars Rebels for the Saw Gerrera's tie-in, but soon, those won't be your only options for reliving the movie! Force Arena will pit players against one another in real time battles ...

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Files to get another season

Well, at this week's Television Critics Association bash, those hopes were rekindled. Following a question and answer session, the executive told Entertainment Weekly the series will most likely return in 2018. 'We hope so, ' said David Madden , Fox TV's president of entertainment. One of the reasons that Fox can not commit to announcing a return of "X-Files" season 11 is that there is still the question on whether series stars Duchovny and Anderson will have their schedules aligned in ...

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Support YouTube content creators by pinning your comment to a live-stream

You'll also get a few more characters for your comment, and it will be highlighted in a different colour to help live streamers notice the paid comment. YouTube users will no longer be able to donate to creators as the Fan Funding feature that YouTube now still offers will be shut down and removed from YouTube at the end of next month.

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QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM)

Finally, Greenwich Wealth Management LLC boosted its stake in QUALCOMM by 0.4% in the second quarter. Pinkerton Retirement Specialists LLC now owns 2,076 shares of the wireless technology company's stock worth $111,000 after buying an additional 2,018 shares during the last quarter.

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Senator Ernst questions nominee for Secretary of Defense

James Mattis, today in a confirmation hearing expected to center on the threat from Iran and an intensifying American rivalry with Russian Federation. Despite the unpopularity of the deal among Republicans in Congress, Mattis said the USA should stand by it. Known within military circles by the nickname "Mad Dog", Mattis's blunt, acerbic manner has earned him rebukes in the past.

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Analysts Estimates and Ratings: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has a mean revenue estimate for the ongoing quarter ending Dec 16 of $35.22B, according to 15 analysts. Mustang a year ago outsold the Chevrolet Camaro from General Motors Co by almost 15 to one. The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 5.05% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 10.33% and 21.39% respectively. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $1/share and a High Estimate of $1.35/share.

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Pokemon Go Blame For The Pokemon Sun & Moon Global Event Flop?

Players came up short, finding only 661,839 during the mission period. The trick was that the players had to be using the Island Scan functionality which can only be used once per 24 hours. And for those who participated in the second global mission , you can expect consolation prize of 217 Festival Coins. There are two interesting news about the Pokemon Sun and Moon .

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Moto G5 Plus Spotted in a Leaked Press Image

Staying true to the adage that it is better late than never, this particular update arrived slightly more than a month after Motorola's official announcement of a global Android 7.0 Nougat update rollout. The Moto G5 Plus will sport a 5.5-inch 1080p screen, Snapdragon 625 processor, which was observed in the mid-range Moto Z Play of 2016. Moreover, the Moto G5 Plus is said to run the Android Nougat OS.

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Macbook Pro Battery Life Issues Fix Released By Apple

A fix for the issue will be available to the general public when macOS Sierra 10.12.3 is released, but users can get it now by signing up for Apple's beta testing program. Each of the three 2016 MacBook Pro models, including the 13-inch MacBook Pro without Touch Bar , and the 13 and 15-inch MacBook Pro models with Touch Bars, are advertised as achieving 10 hours of battery life on a single charge when watching iTunes movies or browsing the web.

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General Motors defies Trump and heads over the border to Mexico

Since his election Trump has pressured USA and foreign companies to refrain from producing goods in Mexico intended for the US market. The automaker, which saw a 1.69 percent share value boost Monday morning, said it will also equip the MI factory to assemble Ram heavy-duty models, which are made in Mexico - but only if demand spurs a production upswing, a representative clarified Monday.

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Watch List: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)

The count of Hold ratings in that period was 13. The number of shares now owned by investors are 416.45 mln. BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd raised its position in Advanced Micro Devices by 639.3% in the third quarter. The company's quarterly revenue was up 23.2% compared to the same quarter past year. Many Analysts provided their foresight on Revenue Estimates of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

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Outgoing Democratic FCC Bureau Releases Report Accusing AT&T of Net Neutrality Violations

Over the a year ago, the FCC has conducted an extensive review of various zero-rating practices, including plans offered by AT&T, Verizon , and T-Mobile. Verizon also said it did not agree with the FCC's conclusion, and it hopes "the next FCC will take into account the views of our customers who greatly benefit from watching professional football, soccer, basketball and other great content on go90 free of data charges".

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Dodge Demon To Be Unveiled At 2017 New York Auto Show

You thought the 707-horsepower Hellcat was going to be the king of the Dodge Challenger lineup? " Most cars attempt to be everything to everybody", comments Tim Kuniskis , Head of Passenger Car Brands at FCA North America. If Dodge does manage to extract more power from the 6.2-liter premium fuel swiller, it's almost guaranteed that the Demon will feature the all-wheel-drive (AWD) system that was recently launched on the Challenger GT.

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Sony Set to Close Guerrilla Cambrige Studio

All the employees working at Guerilla Cambridge will be laid off which is highly unfortunate. The decision does not affect Guerrilla Games proper, the folks behind Killzone and the upcoming Horizon . Prior to its work on RIGS and Killzone: Mercenary - one of the best-reviewed games on the Vita - the studio had worked on MediEvil, as well as the PlayStation Portable version of LittleBigPlanet .

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Sony planning PS4 system update 4.5; Beta testing signup open

You're helping us make the system software update even better. Sony didn't detail what features 4.5 would be bringing, but the patch between 4.00 and 4.5 was the lackluster 4.07 - making this beta version a pretty big jump. The PS4 Pro retails for £349 without a game included, and you'll need a TV that supports both 4K and HDR in order to appreciate all the technological advancements that the console packs under the hood.

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The Kimbal Musk Sold 2500 Shares of Tesla Motors, Inc. (TSLA) Stock

According to the Recommendation Trends of the stock polled by Zacks Investment Research for this month, the company has a consensus recommendation of 3.41 out of the scale from 1 to 5 where 1 stands for Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell. Equities research analysts predict that Tesla Motors, Inc . will post ($2.15) EPS for the current fiscal year. Tesla Motors Inc will likely be using solar panels for its gigafactory rooftop that are provided by SolarCity .

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Photos Give Fingerprint Data to Hackers

Social media, especially in Asia, is filled with the images of individuals doing the two-fingered "peace" sign, taken with the increasingly powerful digital cameras found on smartphones. He added that advanced technology was not necessary and anyone could easily copy fingerprints. In a paper released by NII, the group says it is continuing development on the print-hiding film, but that it could be another two years before it's actually available.

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Baltimore Approves Agreement to Reform Police

Gray had been shackled and handcuffed in the back of a police vehicle, but not fastened into a seat belt, and suffered severe neck injuries. The 2015 death of Freddie Gray was one of a series of incidents in US cities from Ferguson, Missouri, to North Charleston, South Carolina, since 2014 that raised questions about racial discrimination by USA law enforcement and fueled the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Adobe Researching Voice-Controlled Digital Assistant For PhotoShop

Like Google Assistant, the user is able to give out voice commands using conversational, natural language. The video depicts a modified version of one of Adobe's photo apps that features a microphone button, which activates a digital assistant that interacts with the user and helps crop, reframe, and share the picture entirely though voice commands.

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Google's plan to deliver the internet via drones is dead

The division was part of Google's acquisition of Titan Aerospace in 2014. Many people from the Titan team have been assigned to other projects at X, including Loon and Project Wing , Alphabet added. In early 2015, Google head Sundar Pichai announced that the company was set to begin its first test flights with Titan late that same year. The economics and technical feasibility of balloons are seen as a more promising way to connect rural and remote parts of the world to the internet, ...

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Latest Airbag Recall Proves Takata, Honda, Still Have Long Ways To Go

Apparently, it doesn't. Honda Motor announced Tuesday that it's recalling 772,000 Honda and Acura vehicles in the USA for defective airbag inflators made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp. This excludes affected motorcycles such as the 2006 to 2009 and 2012 Honda Gold Wing. Ammonium nitrate is used to inflate the Takata air bags during a crash via minor explosions.

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LG G6 teased ahead of February launch

While LG has not clearly mentioned the name of the smartphone, an educated guess, based on LG chief technology officer Skott Ahn's confirmation to the Wall Street Journal on January 4, that video is talking about the company's 2017 flagship device, the G6.

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Eqis Capital Management buys $4084001 stake in Netflix (NFLX)

Looking ahead, analysts on average predict that earnings for the current quarter would come in in the range of $0.12 to $0.40. Vetr lowered Netflix from a hold rating to a sell rating and set a $119.15 price objective for the company.in a research report on Tuesday, December 27th.

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One play changes the Green Bay Packers-New York Giants game

I think this one is pretty obvious. A strong arm and uncanny knack to extend plays helps a lot, too. In fact, Rodgers hasn't been picked off since Week 10 in a 47-25 loss at Tennessee. While we still do not know exactly what the problem is, we know that Nelson had to leave the game in the first half after a hard hit to his left side and did not return.

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Nintendo's Switch Will Be Available for Preorder in NYC Starting January 13th

Fortunately, Nintendo listened to fan outcry and fixed the issue a bit later, and while certain experts may say the original version still isn't beat, it's leagues better than it used to be. If we hear of any other opportunities to preorder the Switch early, we'll update this post. By drip-feeding us info and pre-release sales, you get the impression that Nintendo knows it has another hit on its hands.

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JetBlue Offering Passengers Free WiFi On All Flights

JetBlue is calling the service Fly-Fi, and so far, the airline is the only to offer such a service. JetBlue first introduced Fly-Fi in one aircraft in December 2013. JetBlue offers Fly-Fi, which includes live television on each of its seatbacks, for free to all of its passengers. It's been a long wait for JetBlue flyers.

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Oculus VR sued over virtual-reality trade secrets

The VR war between frontrunning systems HTC Vive and Oculus Rift is skewing heavily towards the former, reckons Unreal Engine creator and founder of Epic Games Tim Sweeney. But when Mr Carmack and Mr Luckey fell out, ZeniMax was not compensated for its contribution to the Rift. Oculus wrongfully took copyrighted computer code, trade secrets and technical know-how and exploited it, according to a complaint filed yesterday by ZeniMax, a video-game maker, in federal court in Dallas.

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Android Wear 2.0 could officially launch in early February

According to a new report from 9to5Google, Google has begun emailing developers to inform them of an early February release. Google says it's developing a talking smartwatch as the challenge for its Android Wear operating system for wearable devices.

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Shovel Knight is getting a Nintendo Switch port and much more

Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove and the Specter of Torment campaign will be released later this year. In a detailed blog published today, the devs at Yacht Club Games outlined all the content available in the Treasure Trove edition, and how upgrading works for users who already own Shovel Knight .