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The Nintendo Switch Just Got Another Firmware Update

The upcoming Nintendo Switch version of the popular sandbox game has been causing much hype to the players since it enables them to play the game either on their home television, or take the game with them on the go. But there is no legit Nintendo Switch emulator. The Switch should start downloading it in the background and let you know when its ready to install. The applications may give you misleading information about computer problems when there aren't any problems.

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To celebrate Earth Day Google releases a new Google Earth

Google has teamed up with BBC and Planet Earth . In conjunction with Earth Day, Google has taken the wraps off their entirely new version of Google Earth available on both the Web, via Chrome , and Android . Google says that it has curated 20,000 different places for this feature to work. Dive in to view the world at street level with integrated Street View.

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Free StarCraft For Everyone!

It all appears part of the big warmup before the release of StarCraft Remastered, which was announced by Blizzard last month. After lying dormant for eight years, StarCraft and its Brood War expansion were patched to version 1.18 earlier today.

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US Sales Of Nintendo Switch, New 'Zelda' Break Company Records

What's more impressive is that Nintendo pulled this fantastic launch during a "nontraditional month", as new consoles are usually released in the months leading up to the holidays. Nintendo needed a hit after its previous console, the Wii U, flopped. It is confirmed that more than nine-hundred thousand units of Nintendo Switch was sold last month.

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Major update will make you want to use Google Earth again

There is also an " I'm Feeling Lucky " button, which has been taken from the search functionality. The first major update in two years adds 3D maps for select locations. It still requires an app for phones and tablets because of the heavy graphics involved; Google is rolling out updates for Android , but there's no Google Earth app for iPhones or iPads yet.

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Steve Stephens kills himself in Erie, Pa.

The video was on Facebook for three hours before it was taken down. The incident was the latest grisly crime posted on Facebook, reviving questions about videos posted on the world's largest social network, and how - or if - they can be monitored.

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United Airlines issues new crew booking policy

Previously crew members could get seats up until the very last minute - a policy which resulted in the now-infamous video of Dr. David Dao being forcibly dragged out of his seat to make room for a crew member. The incident has prompted a United States congressman to propose legislation to prohibit airlines from forcibly removing passengers from flights to make room for other customers after they have already boarded the plane.

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Facebook murder suspect found dead

Acting on a tip, Pennsylvania State Police spotted Steve Stephens , 37, in Erie County , in the state's northwest corner, and went after him. Stephens was at the center of a nationwide manhunt after police say he killed 74-year-old Robert Godwin , Sr.

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Cockroaches are the common reason for your PS4s screwing up

Save yourself some mental anguish by assuming the worst: Your gaming consoles are all chock-full of bugs, you will never see them, and you might as well upgrade your roaches to a PS4 Pro suite with higher ceilings and a larger power supply to cuddle up inside.

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Google Earth gets revival with tools for exploration

There is something really exciting about looking at the exact location where David Attenborough shot a documentary alongside the clip, or getting a guided tour of the Tanzanian Gombe National Park by primate expert Jane Goodall. Google said the new version of the app will be made available for Apple iOS users "in the near future". From today, the new version of Google Earth is available on the web and for Android .

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Steve Stephens dead: 'We have closure'

FILE - In this Wednesday, May 16, 2012, file photo, a Facebook logo is displayed on the screen of an iPad, in NY. Steve Stephens , the man wanted for killing a 74-year-old man and uploading the video to Facebook Easter Sunday, has been found dead inside a auto in Erie, Pennsylvania.

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AT&T To Retail More Durable Galaxy S8 Active

Samsung's flagship smartphones, the S-series phones have been coming out in two variants over the past few years. For now, we will have to wait for more leaks to reveal the looks and features of Samsung Galaxy Note8. REUTERS/Kim Hong-JiSamsung Electronics' Galaxy S8 smartphone is displayed during a media event in Seoul, South Korea, April 13, 2017. Generally, those rugged devices come with bigger batteries and tough shells.

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Esports to be a medal event at the 2022 Asian Games

The inclusion of esports in the Asian Games serves as a preliminary testing ground for their possible inclusion in the Olympics, and a sign that Alisports wants to be a huge player in esports. For the AIMAG, which will be held from September 17 to 27, a series of online qualification rounds across the three e-sports will be held in two parts: first at a national level followed by region-specific.

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Family of Robert Godwin reacts to Steve Stephens' death

He said he saw a state police cruiser ram Stephens' vehicle from behind, causing his back driver's side tire to blow out. The chase lasted 2 miles before Stephens took his own life, police said. "All I can say is that I wish he had gone down in a hail of 100 bullets", Godwin's daughter, Brenda Haymon, told CNN. After a nationwide hunt, he was located in a parking lot at a Pennsylvania McDonald's.

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Microsoft Introduces "Power Throttling" function for Windows 10 Insiders, helps save battery

Power Throttling works as an add-on to the existing battery saver settings, and users can control it through the Power Slider, scaling throttling up and down depending on their workload. ARM chips have historically been highly efficient, especially in idle modes, so it will be interesting to see just how efficient an ARM-based laptop can get later this year when it's using the Power Throttling technology.

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Facebook CEO sees augmented reality's future in the camera

However, the technology is set to shake up the way we use our phones. "Think Pokemon Go but on steroids", USA Today reported, adding that Facebook's AR lenses (glasses or contact lenses) won't likely be available for a few years, but that the company is working to incorporate the experience into our phones as much as possible and in some unexpected ways for the time being.

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Facebook Murder Suspect Has 'Shot And Killed Himself,' Police Say

Police got the decisive tip-off after Stephens had been on the run for almost 48 hours, when a McDonald's employee recognised him at a drive-thru in Pennsylvania shortly after 11am (11pm Singapore time) and called authorities. She also said Stephens was "a nice guy" who was good to her and her children. Stephens' vehicle was located by state police shortly after the call - triggering a chase.

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Apple just made a bunch of apps free for everyone

In an update on Tuesday, Cupertino has made video editing app iMovie and music production tool GarageBand free on both desktop and mobile platforms. The apps were previously free to anyone who purchased a new iOS or macOS device in the past several years, but the update means a device purchase is no longer required.

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Troopers: Facebook Killer Dead in Erie County

Chief of the Cleveland Police Department Calvin D Williams said they had searched "every location" where Stephens has lived, including his family members' homes, and seized items, including weapons, and "other things pertinent to the investigation", according to The New York Times .

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Possible Legal Action for United Airlines

On Wednesday, US Senator Chris Van Hollen, a Maryland Democrat, announced plans for the Customers Not Cargo Act, which would prohibit the forcible removal of passengers already aboard an aircraft "due to overbooking or airline staff seeking to fly as passengers".

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'Still Under Audit': Trump Returns Won't Be Seen on Tax Day

Officers confiscated knives and makeshift weapons. At the same time, let's look into who's behind the neo-Nazi, pro-Trump counter-demonstrators who clashed with Trump critics in Berkeley Saturday. On Saturday, thousands of Americans took to the streets to demand that Trump release his tax returns. "If he thinks he can get away with playing king, he's got another thought coming", Waters said.

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Microsoft Confirms NSA Hacking Loophole Patched In Windows

He suggested that the NSA had been in contact directly about the vulnerabilities, which it lost control of when the Shadow Brokers obtained a copy of the agency's hacking toolkit, and knew which exploits were at risk as early as January . Organizations are protected only if they have applied Microsoft's most recent patches, including the March security updates, and only if they are using Windows products still covered under Microsoft's lifecycle support policies.

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Britain's May Calls For Early Election On June 8

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon accused the Conservatives of seeing "a chance to move the United Kingdom to the right, force through a hard Brexit and impose deeper cuts", adding: "Let's stand up for Scotland". Sturgeon added: "This announcement is one of the most extraordinary U-turns in recent political history, and it shows that Theresa May is once again putting the interests of her party ahead of those of the country".

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Researchers Uses GTA 5 To Train Driverless Cars

Davide Bacchet of startup Nio recently connected with Bloomberg , where he explained why the company is using Grand Theft Auto 5 to help train the company's driverless cars. But current-generation video games are known for their realism and there's plenty going on in Grand Theft Auto V that would simulate uncommon events in the real world, like a pedestrian crossing the street when they shouldn't be.

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Utah Jazz: Keys to a First Round Victory over the LA Clippers

They will take the first step in that direction when the Clippers meet the Utah Jazz in the first round Saturday night. Executive of the Year should sit separately from other awards in that regard, though, and did two seasons ago when Myers was the surprising victor.

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The new high-end iPhone might not have a fingerprint sensor

The glass is curved slightly, in a way similar to the curve on the screen of the iPhone 7 family. All of the features are also embedded in the display - making room for the highly anticipated edge-to-edge screen. Analyst Andy Hargreaves with Pacific Crest , in a research note obtained by MacRumors , offered some commentary with respect to the Touch ID situation for Apple's (NASDAQ: AAPL) upcoming iPhone .

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Man sought in Cleveland Facebook killing is dead

Facebook eventually removed the videos and de-activated Stephens' account. He is believed to be armed and extremely unsafe. Authorities are offering a $50,000 reward for information that will lead to Stephen's arrest. A traffic stop was attempted and, after a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself. Kortemeyer says he did have a caseload of clients that he managed.

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Man sought in Cleveland Facebook killing shoots himself to death after chase

The world's largest social network plans to look for ways to make it easier for people to report videos and to speed up the process of reviewing items once they are reported, Justin Osofsky, Facebook's vice president for global operations and media partnerships, said in a blog post .

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Snap stock falls after alleged CEO comments calling India, Spain 'poor' countries

According to a lawsuit filing made public last week, Spiegel told former employee Anthony Pompliano that he didn't want to expand into "poor countries like India and Spain". Indians have left scathing online reviews of Snapchat's app and called for a boycott. As news of the alleged comments spread, #BoycottSnapchat and #Uninstall_Snapchat began trending in India and around the world.

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About 100 Kashmir students hurt in clash with Indian troops

Some of the critically injured students have been identified as Iqra, Basit Khurshid and Umar Majid Srinagar . The female students hit the MA road, triggering clashes with police while the women police tried to keep the protesting female students at bay.

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Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI)

These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock. On 12/31/2016 Sirius XM Holdings Inc. Different analysts and financial institutions use various valuation methods and consider different economic forces when deciding on a price target.

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Poison Ivy gets an Injustice 2 character trailer

Besides her usual melee moves, Ivy's powers also allow her to set-up traps during a match. With the release of Injustice 2 being right around the corner, it comes as no surprise that some last minute hype be built for NetherRealm Studios' latest superpowered brawler.

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Suspect in Facebook shooting dead after police chase

Police say the 37-year-old Stephens had a permit to carry a concealed weapon. During that time , "Stephens pulled a pistol and shot himself in the head", state police said. A few minutes after that, he live-streamed a confession. Now, in an effort to explain why it took so long for the video to be removed , Facebook has issued a timeline of events for the murder claiming the first flag was raised by a user almost two hours after it was posted.

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Volkswagen unveils electric concept vehicle

Crozz, and it also based on the groups' Modular Electric drive Matrix platform. As with the I.D. Buzz and I.D. hatchback, the battery is mounted in the floor to lower the vehicle's center of gravity. It's powered by two electric motors at the front and rear axles, for a combined 225 kW (302 horsepower), according to AutoBlog . Range is a claimed 311 miles, with a 150kW fast-charger delivering an 80 per cent charge in 30 minutes.

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Google Hire is the new LinkedIn you might actually use

The Mountain View, Calif. -based company is developing the Google Hire portal that is expected to work along the lines of LinkedIn. Employers will be able to place ads for job listings, which job seekers will then be able to apply for. Alphabet Inc.'s (GOOGL) Google has dismissed claims that its new global recruitment tool, called Google Hire , will allow prospective employers access to a job candidate's browsing history and other information linked to the applicant's Google account.


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