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Twitch Paid $900 Million For Overwatch League Exclusive Live Stream

The first match of the inaugural Overwatch League season will pit the San Francisco Shock against the Los Angeles Valiant at 4 pm PT on January 10. Playoffs and the grand finals will follow in the latter half of 2018. Overwatch League does involve a number of big esports superstars, as well as big investors behind each of the teams, and it promises the kind of worldwide action that competitive fans have been waiting for.

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Lenovo's first Snapdragon powered PC Miix 630 unveiled today before CES 2018

Lenovo has announced the Miix 630, the company's latest Windows 10 S 2-in-1 detachable that delivers the power and productivity of a laptop and the always on, always connected mobility of a smartphone. Graphics and lightweight gaming are supported by the integrated Adreno 540 GPU. The imaging department uses a 13-megapixel IR front-facing camera with Windows Hello support and a 5-megapixel rear shooter.

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Vivo Showcases Its First In-Display Fingerprint Scanner-Toting Smartphone

Synaptics and Vivo announced that we'd see what's marketed as Clear ID inside a flagship-level device at CES , and that's exactly what happened. This technology also solves the difficulty of authenticating fingerprint in future smartphones.

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Call of Duty: WWII Trailer Features 'The Darkest Shore' Nazi Zombies Map

The Darkest Shore follows our heroes into the next chapter of their risky journey. Intel received by the heroes indicates that Doktor Straub is hiding on an island north of Germany. The trailer also reveals that planes and the use of anti-aircraft will have an impact (pun intended) on the story, and that zombies will emerge from the seas.

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Pokémon GO to Drop Devices Not Running iOS 11

Affected devices include the iPhone 5 , iPhone 5c , iPad (4th generation), iPad (3rd generation), iPad mini, and iPad 2. Niantic explains that this change is due to the fact that improvements to Pokemon Go are pushing the app beyond the capabilities of older versions of the mobile operating system.

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Toyota And Pizza Hut Annonces Self-Driving Delivery Van At CES 2018

When Toyota unveiled its self-driving e-Palette concept vehicle at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES ) in Las Vegas on Monday, the company touted the vehicle's potential to serve as a multi-purpose delivery vehicle, mobile office, or storefront.

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SanDisk reveals the world's smallest 1TB USB-C flash drive

It also has an IP55 rating which makes it light, rain, dust and splash proof. The other world's smallest USB flash drive - the 256GB SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.1 Flash Drive has also been unveiled at CES 2018 . New this year is app support for Filmic Pro and LumaFusion, which lets photographers edit raw photos directly from the drive with no PC required via an 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection.

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LG launches 65-inch 'rollable' TV at CES 2018

OLED, or organic light-emitting diodes, works by putting electricity through certain materials that glow red, green and blue. It is worth noting here that LG originally showcased an early prototype of its rollable OLED display at CES 2016.

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Dell's new Mobile Connect software puts your phone on your PC

Dell is working on introducing a Continuum like feature to be called as "Mobile Connect". Dell Moblile Connect apps are available for iOS 10 and above, Android 5 and above devices. SMS messages can be engaged with through the Message tab or through an SMS notification as it comes up. According to Inditzky, you'll have to hover over the notification with your mouse to see the full notification, preserving your privacy in public places.

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Nokia 6 Smartphone Gets Android 8.0 Oreo Update

There is also an exchange offer of Rs 12,799 on the smartphone. The discount is applicable on ICICI Bank credit card EMI and also if the user buys Nokia 6 or Nokia 8 with exchange. Unlike the original model that was back in January past year with a front-facing fingerprint scanner, the Nokia 6 (2018) features a fingerprint scanner on the back.

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Refreshed Dell Latitude lineup is faster and more functional for improved productivity

The key difference between the two stems from their differing CPUs and graphics. The XPS 15 2-in-1 will run using one of Intel's newer 8th Gen Intel Core processors with discrete AMD Radeon RX Vega M graphics . Featuring a slim profile with a thickness of just 16mm, the new laptop also comes with a next-generation InfinityEdge display that offers 4K resolution and covers 100% Adobe RGB color spectrum.

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Selena Gomez unfollows over 200 Instagram accounts, what about Justin Bieber? Video

She gave Demi Lovato , Gigi Hadid , the cast of 13 Reasons Why and her former co-stars from Wizards of Waverly Place the axe, but she made a decision to keep following BFF Taylor Swift , kidney donor Francia Raisa , Amy Schumer and Jessica Alba .

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Ring Debuts New Stick Up Cams And Smart Lighting

Ring Beams are outdoor security smart lights that integrate with the Ring app and other Ring products. Ring Beams have their own motion sensors, so they can send users alerts when they detect suspicious movements nearby. Both cameras can be used inside or out, feature 1080p HD video, two-way audio, and offer motion detection features. Finally, Ring has revealed that its DIY home security system, which was announced back in October, will begin shipping in Spring 2018.

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Celebrate Kate Middleton's 36th Birthday With Her Best Looks Through The Years!

According to the Daily Mail , the Duchess of Cambridge was marking her big day with a close "party of eight" before she resumes royal duties. The selfless mum-of-two made sure her daughter Princess Charlotte was the centre of attention, snapping a series of adorable new portraits to mark her first day of nursery school the day before Kate's birthday.

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Who's affected by computer chip security flaw

The lawsuits also allege that the patches to fix the vulnerabilities will cause computers to operate more slowly. Here's a look at what's affected, what's being done about it and whether you should worry. The other, Spectre, is harder to fix, but also harder to exploit, making it less of an immediate threat to consumer devices. However, since nearly all of the devices in the world rely on microprocessor architectures designed by either Intel, AMD or ARM , it goes by default that all ...

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Strange Sky Spiral May Come from Secretive SpaceX Zuma Launch

The conflicting reports , coupled with the seemingly incongruous aftermath, are adding a rocket-load of mystery to an already mysterious launch. Meanwhile, the WSJ and Bloomberg are saying the satellite fell back to Earth or disintegrated because it failed to separate from the upper part of the rocket.

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ISS: Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai anxious by growth spurt

Norishige Kanai said in fact he grew by 2cm, blaming "a measurement mistake". He later tweeted apologies for what he described as "fake news". His original incorrect claim sparked global fascination among social media users . Certainly, many of us would love the opportunity to grow a little taller, so the thought of enjoying a natural stretch might be initially appealing.

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Google's New Google Assistant Directory Tells You Everything It Can Do

Sure enough, four companies have announced that they are bringing a with-screen Google Assistant device ahead of any official Google Home device. Specifically, TiVo is looking to make heavy use of IFTTT functionality once support for Alexa and Google Assistant are live. For now anyway, Google is not making its own Smart Display speaker .

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Apple Hit With French Criminal Probe for Slowing Down Vintage iPhones

In December, Apple confirmed that it is slowing down the performance of its old smartphone models because the lithium-ion batteries they are equipped with lose power over time and their capacity may be insufficient, for example, if the device used in cold weather.

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AMD 2nd generation Ryzen comes in April 2018

AMD is definitely strengthening its Ryzen lineup and the 2nd generation Ryzen CPUs should help AMD to keep the momentum until Zen 2 launches on the 7nm manufacturing process. This makes the Ryzen 5 2400G at least $100 cheaper for the same supposed performance, if not more considering the i5-8400 is rare and still sold at inflated prices.

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Facebook to reportedly release an Echo Show competitor with facial recognition

Cheddar's sources say Facebook is planning to unveil the device in early May and begin selling it via pop-up stores and online in the second half of the year. A Facebook spokesperson declined to comment for this story. Facebook is now planning to price Portal at $499 but could decide to lower the price to further spur consumer adoption.

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Legendary US Astronaut John Young Has Died At Age 87

Trump signed a directive last month that called on NASA to develop a program that will send humans into space to explore the final frontier. Young was selected to be an astronaut in 1962. When one of the flight instructors objected to media going in with a camera, Young stopped, looked at the instructor, and said "I flew this, I wrote the manual, and that's that".

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Hands-on with the Lenovo Mirage Solo and Camera with Daydream

In addition to keeping the processing power, display , and power all confined to the headset for a completely untethered experience, the Mirage Solo also supports " WorldSense ", a motion tracking technology that lets users move within a 1.5-meter range of compatible Daydream experiences without the need for external cameras or sensors .

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Android Nougat Now Running on 26.3 Percent of Active Devices: Google

Meanwhile, Android Nougat is now the second most used version after Android Marshmallow . Google collected the data on the distribution numbers over a seven-day period ending Monday. Even though it is no longer the latest version of Google's operating system, there are new handsets that are still shipping with Android Nougat pre-installed, which may further contribute to the increase in its market share.

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Ibuprofen may temporarily reduce male fertility

Common brands of ibuprofen include Advil and Motrin. The studied was performed with the help of 31 volunteers (males) with ages between 18 and 35. In the group, the men who took 600 mg of Ibuprofen (the equivalent of three tablets) twice a day developed a condition called compensated hypogonadism .

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta has 11 Fighters To Choose From

You can check out the trailer below for one of the newest introduce characters in the franchise, Goku Black! As Dragon Ball FighterZ is approaching its release in a couple of weeks, Bandai Namco Entertainment still continues to release videos about it build hype for the fighting game.

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Your Xbox One is getting a 'do not disturb' feature

Other features in the current preview update include improvements to the Xbox Guide which will show closest achievable Achievements and a Mini Games Hub for quick info and highlights about the game being played. Then you can launch the appropriate game right from there. Mini Game Hubs provide an easy way to see friends who are now playing, upcoming Achievements, Looking for Group posts, and more.

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Paris prosecutors probe Apple over 'planned obsolescence'

Apple has declined to comment on the probe while the French prosecutor's office will now have to determine whether there are grounds to bring charges - a process that is expected to be lengthy and possibly fruitless. We apologize. There's been a lot of misunderstanding about this issue, so we would like to clarify and let you know about some changes we're making. Critics have accused Apple of nudging iPhone users to upgrade to newer models by letting them think it was the handsets that ...

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Zuckerberg reveals New Year's pledge - to fix issues with Facebook

Zuckerberg seemed to make reference to these critiques in his New Year's announcement, promising to focus, as he put it, on "making sure that time spent on Facebook is time well spent". The bottom line is that the company will have a lot of needle-threading to do during 2018. "I like the idea of "decentralising" power", one person commented on the post .

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Sennheiser CX 6.00BT Bluetooth In-Ear Headphones Announced

In case the recently-announced Sennheiser HD 820 headphones are way, way, way out of your budget, not to worry as Sennheiser also has some more affordable headphones to offer. The headphones' further feature convenient multi-connection capability that enables pairing with up to two devices simultaneously, for example when switching between one's phone and computer.

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Microsoft halts AMD Meltdown and Spectre patches after reports of unbootable PCs

Affected users have reported that after installing them, their PCs display the Windows boot logo but then completely stop responding. After Microsoft recently confirmed that it is mitigating the Meltdown vulnerability with automatic updates, reports have fallen in that Microsoft's fix for the bug, may be crocking AMD-powered PCs.

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Apple Releases iOS, macOS Updates to Mitigate Spectre Chip Vulnerabilities

Apple on Monday rolled out an updated version of its operating system software to fix a major microchip security flaw that affected almost all computer chips made in the last decade. Apple watchOS did not require mitigation, according to the company. It's important to note that Spectre is being mitigated, not fixed, with these Safari-based workarounds, because it's a problem with modern CPU architecture and not a software issue.

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Most sea turtles now female in northern Great Barrier Reef

All the Australian government's efforts to save the Great Barrier Reef will be for nothing if climate change isn't halted, a report published a year ago in scientific journal Nature found. With average global temperature predicted to increase 4.7 Fahrenheit (2.6 Celsius) by 2100, "many sea turtle populations are in danger of high egg mortality and female-only offspring production", said the report.

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Intel faces class action lawsuits regarding Meltdown and Spectre

Researchers alerted Intel to the chip flaws in June. " Because chip replacements are not going to happen tomorrow, realistically, software is being updated ", Sitaram Chamarty , a Tata Consultancy Services security researcher, told CNNMoney.

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CES 2018: Samsung's new smart refrigerator has AKG speakers built

With the Apple Watch, users are capable of controlling some of their connected household appliances via the wearable, which makes ideal sense if you'd rather not walk around your home with your phone. Also new is that Samsung is going to use its Knox security technology within all its smart home consumer devices. The system was made even smarter when Samsung added Bixby to the Family Hub fridge and other appliances previous year.


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