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MI vs. Florida State: Five storylines to watch in Orange Bowl

It's a matchup that, if both teams are motivated, could produce one of bowl season's best games. Fortunately, quarterback Wilton Speight should be 100 percent for this grudge-match after dealing with a nagging shoulder injury. Of course, it's always nice to have a tail back like Delvin Cook to help ease the pressure on Deondre Francois. "It's kind of scary to think about", running back De'Veon Smith said.

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Microsoft To Provide Additional Windows Update Installation Options With Creators Update

It's a minor feature but it's going to make a world of a difference to those who use one of the many blue light filter apps that are now available for Windows 10. I have gone through that collection and this article highlights some of the key ones that will benefit you as a new Windows 10 user. And to support the information, the feature is ready to make its first appearance, as a blue light filter has been spotted on a Windows 10 build 14997 which was leaked yesterday.

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Researchers create nanometer-scale wires using diamondoids

Stanford University researchers with help for the US Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have created a new self-assembly process that that uses something called diamondoids to create tiny nanowires that have a solid core.

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Coolpad Cool1 with dual-camera setup launched in India

This phone sports a 5.5-inch (1920x1080pixels, 401PPi) full HD IPS display woth Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protecction. It comes with two 13MP sensors with an aperture of f/2.0 and a dual-tone LED flash. The UI is same that is found on smartphones like the LeEco Le 2 and the Le Max2. Another thing that one needs to get used to is the control center on EUI, which has been integrated into the multitasking window.

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Kerry to speak Wednesday on his Mid East peace vision

Kerry has just one month left before the end of President Barack Obama's administration, so if an agreement is eventually reached, he will not be the one featured in pictures smiling and shaking hands with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Security Council resolution that condemned settlements as a "flagrant violation" of worldwide law. The Palestine Liberation Organization, in a statement Tuesday, called for the International Criminal Court to consider "an immediate judicial inquiry" on ...

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California Puts Brakes on Uber's Self-Driving Car Rollout

Uber Technologies has halted self-driving auto tests just a week after their launch in California after regulators intervened. However, the DMV insisted that Uber had to follow the rules, as other auto manufacturers had done before conducting test drives, according to CNN Tech .

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Holiday travel, OPEC agreement leads to rise in gas prices

Joint reduction volume by OPEC and non-OPEC states is expected to amount to nearly 1.8 million bpd, while the largest contribution of some 486,000 bpd will fall to a share of OPEC de facto leader Saudi Arabia. Brent for February settlement added 9 cents to $55.25 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. Libyan output was 622,000 bpd on Monday, up slightly from levels recorded before an armed faction agreed to lift a two-year blockade on major western pipelines on December ...

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Extraterrestrial life: More fast radio bursts detected from same location

The reason? These FRBs are so incredibly short-lived that they are hardly ever detected for a thorough investigation. FRBs were discovered only in the year 2007, with nearly 10 years gone by Scientists are now able to narrow down the options for this particular cause.

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S.Korea special counsel detains ex-health minister

The independent counsel team chose to detain Moon, former health minister, after questioning him as a witness to bribery allegations on the president throughout the day and placed him under custody for 48 hours in fear of his destroying evidence as his testimonies contradicted with others.

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Qualcomm hit with antitrust fine in South Korea

In short, the KFTC claims that Qualcomm was using its clout to bully companies to its benefit. "The decision is aimed at putting right Qualcomm's unfair business model". "This is an unprecedented and insupportable decision relating to licensing practices that have been in existence in Korea and worldwide for decades", the company said in a statement posted on its homepage.

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Swansea City sack Bob Bradley after only 11 games in charge

The 4-1 loss to West Ham at home was the final straw for the club's hierarchy and they made the announcement of Bradley's departure a short time ago. Last night defender Alfie Mawson, given his chance to play by Bradley after arriving in the summer from Barnsley, called for the club's fans to get behind the team.

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Where Can You Get A Free Apple iPhone 4?

Hopefully, more leaks regarding the 3 iPhone will come out, so that people can at least differentiate which iPhone model features the 4.7, 5, and 5.5-inch screen display. And if the rumors are true, Apple may unveil it in September 2017 alongside the iPhone 7S and the iPhone 7S Plus . Details regarding an " iPhone 7s " are very scarce.

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Sundar Pichai to host an event on Jan 4 in New Delhi

Google's Sundar Pichai will kick off the new year with some major announcements for small businesses in India. "Small and medium businesses are the backbone of the Indian economy and are powering the next wave of the country's growth". Google, in collaboration with Railtel, last week rolled out free WiFi service at Udhagamandalam (Ooty) station in Tamil Nadu, taking to 100 the railway stations where it offers high speed internet to an estimated 10 million people.

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As Economists Urge Lower Taxes, PM Narendra Modi Calls For Better Spending

Modi said Indians, in general, don't want to evade taxes but they want proper utilisation of their hard-earned money given to the government as taxes. Economists on their part favoured simplification and reduction in personal income tax rates and harmonisation of customs duties to global levels in a bid to boost economic activities.

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Frog Fractions 2 Discovered in a Completely Different Game

It turns out that the title was only released two weeks ago on December 13, under the name Glittermitten Grove . A group of internet sleuths called the GameDetectives has been hard at work figuring out a series of ridiculous ARGs (augmented reality games) that Crawford has left as digital breadcrumbs for users to follow and solve the mysterious puzzle; however, patch notes for the game it was hiding in eventually released some info that led to its discovery.

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'Fake News' of Explosion Leads Facebook to Activate Safety Check in Bangkok

Unfortunately, there was no explosion in Bangkok . The now-deactivated alert said the incident was confirmed by media reports. The Bangkok Post received anxious inquiries from as close as Malaysia and as far away as the USA state of Colorado, where relatives of Thais frantically searched for news of the " Bangkok bomb".

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Apple to Introduce Dual Lens iPhone Models 2017

Not only will the device feature a 5 inch screen, you'll also get vertical iSight cameras on it. While various designs are still under consideration, a vertical camera design could set this new iPhone apart from the already rumored 4.7 and 5.5 iPhone Plus expected in 2017.

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Consensus Review & Target Check on Energy Transfer Equity, LP (NYSE:ETE)

Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 3,000 shares of the company's stock valued at $111,000 after buying an additional 2,000 shares in the last quarter. According to 7 analysts, the Average Revenue Estimate for the current Fiscal quarter is $6.52 Billion and the Low Revenue estimate is $5.64 Billion, while the High Revenue estimate is $7.07 Billion.

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Turkish president claims he has 'evidence' U.S. is supporting Isis

Moscow a year ago launched a campaign of air strikes in Syria to help President Bashar al-Assad and his forces retake territory lost to rebels, some of whom are supported by the United States. He even praised Putin's leadership skills in Russian Federation. Moreover, Russia has been accused by U.S Intelligence and the outgoing Obama administration of hacking the Democratic Party System to hamper the USA presidential election.

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George Michael Passes Away at Age 53

Michael, who was born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou in north London, had sold more than 100 million albums throughout a career that spanned nearly four decades, and was particularly beloved in fashion circles for his style, his outspoken advocacy for gay rights, and his supermodel-heavy music videos, like that for the David Fincher-directed " Freedom! ".

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Amazon: 2016 biggest holiday shopping season yet

Amazon also said it sold "millions" of Alexa-enabled gadgets, including the Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablet and Amazon Echo. For starters, Amazon says that the Echo family of devices saw sales increase 9x during the holiday compared to the same time past year.

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Dez Bryant Shocks Fans With Incredible One-Handed Touchdown Catch

The Dallas offense continues to roll after another impressive performance against the upstart Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Credit to Awful Announcing spotting the production snafu - in which Detroit was lining up for a field goal try late in the third quarter of their blowout loss to the Dallas.

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Apple Hints to Remove Physical Buttons From its Upcoming iPhone 8: Rumour

The report, citing an unnamed supplier from Taiwan, claims that the 5-inch yet-to-be-announced model will have the same specifications as the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. As for the iPhone 7s and 7s Plus themselves, they won't be that different from this year's duo, except for a new 10 nm Apple A11 processor. Macotakara has a reasonably reliable reputation regarding insider information, and hopefully more details will leak down the grapevine for consumers to get a better picture of what Apple ...

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Apple removes Nokia-owned Withings devices from its stores

In an apparent response to Nokia's allegations, the tech giant made a decision to pull out all Nokia products from the Apple Online Store. Nokia Corp had said on Wednesday it was suing Apple, accusing the iPhone maker of violating 32 technology patents.

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Korean Air staff allowed to 'readily use' Tasers after 'chaotic' flight incident

He was widely praised for intervening but later criticised crew members for being "ill-trained" and "ill-equipped" to handle the "chaotic and unsafe event". The company's president, Chi Chang-hoon, said Asian airlines had not followed U.S. carriers in tackling on-board violence and suggested "Asian culture" was to blame.

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Nokia E1 images leaked ahead of MWC launch!

We can also view physical home button followed by navigation keys. Consider the first photo of what is allegedly the Nokia E1 (previously reported as Nokia D1C). Moreover, the upper and lower edges will be equipped with dual antennas. It is said that the phone shown here is a mid-ranger, possibly with a 5.2-inch display panel.

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Gravity Rush: The Animation - Overture Animated Film Bridges Gap for the Sequel

Bright, colourful and cheery, the demo for SIE Japan Studio's Gravity Rush 2 is a lovely complement to Nier: Automata's monochrome post-machine invasion ruins. The demo is flawless for those who want to get accustomed to Kat's powers before the game officially debuts. There's no indicator yet whether they would play a role in Gravity Rush 2 .

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Apple Publishes Its First Artificial Intelligence Paper

Spotted first by Forbes , the paper, titled "Learning from Simulated and Unsupervised Images through Adversarial Training", was submitted for review in mid-November before being ultimately published by the Cornell University Library on December 22.

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Gionee M2017 debuts in China with a massive 7000mAh battery

The phone is clad in a premium leather finish. "The screen size comes in at 5.7" AMOLED QHD display with 2560 x 1440 resolution, and either 128GB internal storage with 4GB RAM or 256GB storage with 6GB RAM. Gionee claims this will give the phone up to almost 26 hours of continuous video playback. It also comes enhanced with 24W Quick Charge 3.0 to help rapidly charge the pair of batteries inside.

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Jürgen Klopp says Liverpool have Borussia Dortmund's team spirit

Liverpool's title charge is back on track. When it comes to one team challenging for the title and another certain for mid table mediocracy, it's often that the latter cause the oppostion problems simply becasue of their freedom to play and nothing to worry about.

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Pop legend George Michael found dead

That sparked a legal fight over his contract with Sony Music that ended up taking a deep toll in his career and didn't allow him to release another album until 1996. "I'm devastated", Michael Lippman said Sunday, according to the Hollywood Reporter . According to the BBC , Michael died peacefully at his London home.

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LYF Wind 7S Smartphone with 4G VoLTE Support Launched for Rs 5699

To promote the Jio Money, the company has come up with cashback offer of Rs 500/-. The smartphone comes with 5 inch HD display along with 1280*720 pixels resolution and IPS display . The chip will get a boost from 3GB of RAM while the storage is listed at 32GB but expandable up to 128GB through the usual means. That's where the LYF F1S smartphone will fit in as it's a step below flagships like the Galaxy S7 or Apple iPhone 7.

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OR state trooper in critical condition after shootout

Sunday and found a deceased woman on the 11900 block of SW King James Place , according to a statement released by Washington County Sheriff's Office. It is thought that Tylka targeted his estranged wife over child custody and support payments. Tylka's ex-wife, Sabrina Starks, had filed for immediate temporary custody of their son in September, saying the boy was in danger of potential abuse.

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'Washington Wizards vs. Milwaukee Bucks - 12/26/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction'

With the Bucks taking control of the game early in the fourth quarter, the Wizards trailed by as much as ten points, but a furious 21-6 run over the last 7:30 of the game propelled the Wizards to victory. The third quarter was a back and forth affair as the teams traded turnovers and baskets on each end. It was the most points given up in a half this season by the Wizards.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge --- two impressive high-end handsets

Two weeks ago, Samsung announced a new Black Pearl color option for its Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone. Only Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Black Onyx edition is now on sale. The S7 edge runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with TouchWiz UI on top of it. The smartphone features a 5.5-inch dual-edge curved OHD Super AMOLED display.


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