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BioShock's 360 versions run beautifully on backwards compatible Xbox One

Avail of the free "Lost Odyssey" game giveaway of Microsoft in celebrating its 300 plus Xbox One Backward Compatible games. Are you still a fan of Bully? In addition to Games with Gold freebies that include Burnout Paradise and Sleeping Dogs, Microsoft has randomly made a decision to give away Xbox 360 role-playing game Lost Odyssey for free.

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Govt forms high-level task force on Indus Water Treaty

Government on Saturday issued the notification of task force on Indus Water Treaty under the chairmanship of Principal Secretary to Prime minister Nirpendra Mishra with other members like National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary S.

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Will Smith Wants Deadshot In Gotham City Sirens

At this point, Marvel Studios can do what they want and have a road map to work with, because moviegoers appear to love any decision they make which offers them the ability to branch out with their characters. Some believe we may see Robbie and Fox have some on-screen sexual tension. Obviously that leads to a ton of speculation as to who might be in the film.

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Pacific Biosciences Of California (PACB) Plunged After Agreement Terminated

Analysts mean target price for Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc . Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The current share price indicates that stock is -72.21% away from its one year high and is moving -41.15% ahead of its one year low. On 7/29/2016 James Michael Phillips, SVP, sold 20,000 with an average share price of $8.45 per share and the total transaction amounting to $169,000.00.

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Oakland bird count expected to be largest in world

Nightingale said the low number is surprising, as Statistics Canada numbers reveal 35 per cent of people in Victoria regularly purchase bird food. "Some of our older birders might not want to go outdoors", Nightingale said. Northern Wright County group: December 31 bird count done by teams that are organized in advance. Over its history, the Minnesota Christmas Bird Count has tallied more than 8.5 million birds of 201 species.

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Forget Freezing your Ball off, Surf World Series is Where it's at!

Talking to Eurogamer , president of Climax Studios Simon Gardner says that "Surfing is an unbelievable sport that's been pretty underrepresented in games for some time, so we wanted to bring surfing fans a fun, arcade-style experience that's all about mastering waves and racking up huge high scores".

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BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week

During the last trading session, the expensive price at which share traded, recorded at $7.74 and cheapest price at share trade was noted at $7.56. BBRY quarterly performance is 5.83% while firm's price to sale ratio is 2.31 and price to book ratio is 1.82.

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Freezing temperatures continue; Rain, sleet in weekend forecast

Mostly cloudy Friday afternoon, with a high near 44° F and winds around 10 miles per hour. It will be partly cloudy, with a low around 13, and the wind chill could be as low as zero. Tonight: Snow before 1 am, then snow showers after 1 am. Wednesday .Partly cloudy. High in the lower 40s. Combined with the wind, wind chill values will be-5 to 0 inland early this morning, an 0 to 5 above everywhere else.

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Petrol price hiked by Rs 2.21/litre; diesel by Rs 1.79

Petrol and diesel price in India are bench-marked to the global price of these fuels, which generally follow the trends in the price of crude oil, their raw material. Petrol price was on Friday hiked by Rs 2.21 per litre and diesel rate was raised by Rs 1.79 per litre following surge in crude oil price after Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) made a decision to cut crude oil output.

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Exclusive New Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe "Night Edition"

According to the manufacturer, the increase in size results in more interior space, especially for rear-seat occupants who'll benefit from gains in headroom and legroom. The S 500's 4.7-litre V8 gives 455bhp, a top speed of 155mph, and 0-62mph in just 4.6 seconds. Since we are treated to the E 300 sedan, a coupe equivalent, with its 241-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-litre four could also be available.

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Galaxy Note 7 Design Flaw Was Responsible for Battery Problems That Followed

A smaller battery using standard manufacturing parameters would have solved the explosion issue and the swell issue. Images also show that the battery had tight clearances around it. When the positive and negative layers come in contact, they cause the electrolytes to heat up and catch fire. Samsung engineers designed out all of the margin in the thickness of the battery, which is the direction where you get the most capacity gain for each unit of volume.

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Rockets set NBA three-point record

James Harden leads the way with his second straight triple-double as the Rockets set a new National Basketball Association record. Ryan Anderson made Houston's 24th 3-pointer of the game with 32 seconds remaining, and the Toyota Center crowd erupted in celebration of the record.

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Virat Kohli backs Joe Root as next England test captain

Cook, who needed two runs to achieve the feat, did so off the first ball on the opening day of the fifth Test match against India at MA Chidambaram Stadium. Kohli leads the series' batting chart with 640 runs, way ahead of England batsman Joe Root, who has 397 for the four matches. Cook was also the first from his country to complete the 9,000 and 10,000 runs in Tests.

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India says Dalai Lama's meet with President was non-political

Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Vikas Swarup responded: "His Holiness the Dalai Lama is a respected and revered spiritual leader". India on Friday dismissed Chinese objection to a meeting between the Dalai Lama and President Pranab Mukherjee recently, saying he was a revered spiritual leader and it was a non-political event.

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Watch Cruz Beckham debut 'If Everyday Was Christmas' video

ET caught up with Cruz's manager, Scoot Braun, last week, who had nothing but good things to say about his newest act. Meanwhile, Piers Morgan recently criticised the Beckhams, saying: "It's the idea of pimping them (him) out on the Christmas pop single market".

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Liverpool need no extra motivation against Everton, says Klopp

He said: 'I'm looking forward to it. Everton have regularly supported Liverpool during the 27 years since 96 fans were unlawfully killed, including building a permanent memorial at Goodison. "I once used Rocky four in one of my team talks but stopped when I realised that hardly anyone in the room had watched it!" Rodgers' final derby finished 1-1, with Danny Ings putting the visitors ahead before Romelu Lukaku scored the equaliser which did for the Northern Irishman.

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Financial Review of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)

Checchi Capital Advisers LLC now owns 34,993 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock worth $422,000 after buying an additional 10,564 shares during the last quarter. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 25th. General Motors's dividend payout ratio is now 17.41%.

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FBI backs CIA conclusion on Russian hacking motive

As it stands now, the CIA, FBI and Director of National Intelligence all agree that Russian Federation intervened in USA elections with the explicit goal of getting Trump elected. "The truth is they were never all that different in the first place", an official told the Post of Federal Bureau of Investigation and Central Intelligence Agency findings.

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Yahoo says 1 billion user accounts hacked

The latest user data stolen from Yahoo is believed to include account information from "more than 150,000 US government and military employees", according to a report by Bloomberg yesterday evening. Security experts said the 2013 attack was likely the work of a foreign government fishing for information about specific people. Hackers could use stolen information and pose as a friend or business to get you to click on malicious links and share even more data.

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Elon Musk Joins Trump's Economic Advisory Board

Prior to the election, the US' tech industry was steadfastly opposed to Trump's bid for President, particularly due to his anti-immigration rhetoric and his refusal to accept climate change. In a shock announcement, president-elect Donald Trump has confirmed Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Uber's CEO will join his administration's advisory team.

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21st Century Fox in bid to buy Sky

Fox said it expects Sky News to maintain "its excellent record of compliance with the Ofcom Broadcasting Code". The deal is worth United States dollars 14.8 billion (Rs 1004 billion) in total for the cash purchase, the statement said. Fox will pay a 200-million-pound break fee if it fails to pull off the deal, and has opted for a scheme of arrangement. The new Sky offer has already sparked concern, with several politicians attending a debate in parliament this week to urge the government to ...

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Ark's VR Tie-In Game Lets You Live Out Your Jurassic Park Fantasies

ARK Park aims to be the most true to life realization of a virtual reality attraction, filled to the brim with fascinating Jurassic creatures. "At various points during the Excursions, visitors will be on-foot, riding dinosaurs, or riding vehicles".

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Amazon delivers first package via drone

Amazon said the new service, Prime Air, will be able to safely get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less using the drones . Amazon said a new private trial - also in the United Kingdom - will now deliver packages up to five pounds in weight in 30 minutes or less using the drones , which it began testing earlier this year.

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Transport secretary's open-door approach sent cyclist sprawling

He said Grayling complained he had been travelling at too high a speed. But maybe he had something more important than this to rush to. The footage was taken from the a camera mounted on the handlebars of another cyclist, which the Guardian say was filmed on the 12th of November.

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Huawei unveils Honor Magic with FaceCode Intelligent Recognition

On the black there is dual 12-megapixel camera, a color and a monochrome lenses duo for capturing sharper images, similar to Huawei P9 and Honor 8. The selfie camera is going to be of 8 megapixels. Huawei also points out some capabilities that seem like rebranded features from Google Now on Android, like pressing and holding the home screen button to find out more information about a topic or place (Huawei calls this "deep think").

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Delek Logistics Partners LP (DKL) Major Shareholder Buys 29840 Shares of Stock

This is a boost from Delek Logistics Partners's previous quarterly dividend of $0.63. The highest target is now $33 and the most conservative target sees the stock hitting $28 within the year. 11/16/2015 - Sunoco Logistics Partners LP had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. Now the company has earned "Buy" from 6 equity analysts.

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Ice hidden in shadowy craters on dwarf planet Ceres

The latest study which discusses this matter was recently published in the Science magazine. Studying the concentrations of hydrogen, iron and potassium on Ceres, as well as the regolith, researchers said in the study the concentration of hydrogen particles in the regolith at mid-to-high latitudes suggested "broad expanses of water ice, confirming theoretical predictions that ice can survive for billions of years just beneath the surface".

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Samsung Working on New Gear VR, Augmented Reality Headset

But AR headsets create more of what's called a "mixed" reality experience, placing virtual objects and images in your view while still letting you see the real world around you. Allowing a user to wear a headset with VR and/or AR capabilities without eye fatigue would be a major breakthrough for the market. Level 4 moves on to real-world changes while level 3 stays unchanged.

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FCC Chairman Wheeler to resign on Inauguration Day

Together, the departures of Wheeler and and Rosenworcel will leave Republicans with a 2-1 majority on the commission even before Trump nominates a new chairman. "Making change in Washington is not for the faint of heart, but the Federal Communications Commission accomplished much under Chairman Tom Wheeler's watch".

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Incredible drone footage shows killer whales eating a living shark

The group spotted about a dozen offshore killer whales in deep water about 16 miles from Monterey Harbor that day before realizing two of them, and two killer whale calves were hunting on the surface. The adult whales may have been teaching their calves how to hunt, which lends the shark-eating event a bit of quality family-time flair. Often, she said of the Sevengilll shark, "They flip over on their backs and all of a sudden they slip into what's called tonic immobility".

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EPA Releases Final Report on Fracking Impacts to Drinking Water

Nor did it estimate how common fracking pollution of drinking water might be. "EPA's assessment provides the scientific foundation for local decision makers, industry, and communities that are looking to protect public health and drinking water resources and make more informed decisions about hydraulic fracturing activities".

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Weather Authority Forecast for Wednesday, December 14

Boston's morning low of 4 degrees Fahrenheit was the coldest since this date since 1883, when the mercury dipped to 1 Fahrenheit (minus 17 Celsius), according to the National Weather Service. "High temperatures [Wednesday] are expected to be 20 to 30 degrees below average over the north central USA, with these cold temperatures spreading eastward on Thursday".

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David Tennant and Danny Pudi Join DuckTales Reboot

The actors offer their renditions of the original " DuckTales " theme in a video . Micucci (Oates of Garfunkel and Oates, "Steven Universe") rounds out the cast as Mrs. DuckTales originally ran from 1987 to 1990. In case anyone forgot, that was the premise of the original DuckTales: the well-known, belligerent Disney duck, Donald, was called to service in the navy and had to leave his three sons Huey, Dewey, and Louie - with his great uncle, Scrooge McDuck.

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Trump Feud Over Russia Intel Raises Deeper Concerns, Experts Say

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence does not entirely support CIA's assessment that Russian Federation launched cyber attacks to help Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential elections due to lack of conclusive evidence, Reuters reported Tuesday .

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Microsoft Laptop Release Delayed To Make Way For Surface Phone In 2017

Additionally, citing the high-end Surface Book's overwhelming success, Microsoft said it's working to expand availability of the device. This is because the Surface Pro 5 is an enterprise-grade device. Considering the advantages that an ARM chip could give to the Surface line, it is possible that Microsoft might actually take the gamble and release a more lightweight, endurance-focused, LTE-capable machine.


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