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Amazon's new Fire TV Stick adds voice control to your TV

As we've pointed out before, we're currently living in a time of AI assistant overload - right now, the mainstream ones include Siri, Google Assistant, Cortana, and Alexa, and there's also quite a few more to come in the future, including Samsung's Bixby and HTC's Sense Companion.

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Leaked Nintendo Switch Was Stolen, Nintendo Says

In a statement issued by Nintendo to IGN , they also accused the employees of an unspecified distributor for allegedly selling the unit that was unboxed on the internet. That said, the Nintendo switch as expected will tie all digital purchases to user accounts and will be independent of the hardware that was used to purchase the digital titles.

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8th Asian Winter Games open in Sapporo

A record 1,200 athletes and 32 National Olympic Committees competed in Sapporo 2017 and Mori added that the logistics behind the Asian Winter Games are important for Tokyo 2020 preparations. The Vietnamese delegation officially joined the Asian Winter Games following a flag raising ceremony held on Saturday in Sapporo City, Japan . Yanetani took top honors with a combined time of 1 minute, 43.47 seconds after two runs.

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See drone video of SpaceX landing a Falcon 9 at Cape Canaveral

Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX on Saturday to delay its inaugural launch from NASA's historic moon pad. The launch was initially planned for Saturday, but was canceled just 13 seconds before liftoff due to a glitch with the rocket engine.

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Narendra Damodardas Modi is 'Mr Negative Dalit Man': Mayawati hits back

The Prime Minister was speaking at an election rally in Orai region of Jalaun in Bundelkhand which has traditionally favoured the BSP in elections. "Where has BSP reached today.when I announced note ban on November 8 previous year, arch-rivals SP and BSP, who never see eye-to-eye, came together.I was amazed when I launched war against corruption and asked for details of black money".

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Sprint HTC 10 and AT&T LG G5 receiving their Android 7.0 updates

It is reported that the company will unveil Galaxy S8 to the public at the end of March. Also, it is advisable to keep your device's battery at 40% or more before starting the update. In relative to that, Samsung Electronics Turkey Vice President Tansu Yegen revealed that 2016 models of Galaxy A3, Galaxy A7, Galaxy A8, Galaxy A9 and Galaxy A9 Pro will received the Android 7.0 Nougat update on the third week of February.

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SpaceX Falcon 9 launch aborted at last second

A Falcon 9 rocked with the cargo spacecraft was launched from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. About eight minutes later, as the Dragon cargo capsule flew into orbit, the Falcon 9's first stage landed at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station , achieving SpaceX's eighth experimental propulsive landing (the third on land and the first of which during the day).

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Watch Elon Musk's View of the SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Landing

Last-minute technical issues forced SpaceX on Saturday to delay its first-ever launch from NASA's historic station in Cape Canaveral , Florida. The company's Falcon 9 rocket quickly rose into the clouds over Launch Pad 39A, the Florida takeoff point for Apollo moon missions and space shuttle flights.

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Claim Your Nintendo Switch Account ID

Of course, this won't be much of a problem if you'd rather purchase physical copies of all your games but this is an approach to game buying that's increasingly not for everyone. Also if you count spinoff games, Nintendo's DS family has actually housed more games in the series than the Sony systems combined.#6 Animal Crossing - Animal Crossing for the Switch is a no brainer.

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Colorado Is Getting Its First Marijuana Drive-Thru Shop

The business, called Tumbleweed Express, plans to open their doors as soon as March to the community. The Marijuana Enforcement Division set strict rules for the dispensary, saying the store can not allow anyone younger than 21 on the premises, even in the back seat of a vehicle.

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SpaceX successfully launches delayed rocket, nails third ground landing

A Space X Falcon9 rocket sits on the launch pad, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla Last-minute rocket trouble forced SpaceX on Saturday to delay its inaugural launch from NASA's historic moon pad.

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Samsung Elec's credibility in United States dips to 49th from seventh

In the past three years, Samsung was among the top ten companies in the poll , ranking 3rd in 2015 and 7th in 2016. Samsung's reputation among U.S. Some have said that Samsung didn't handle the recall properly, claiming that the company didn't inform the CPSC about Note 7 incidents in due time.

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Brazilian player reduced to tears after Belgrade derby monkey chants

The Brazilian, who joined Partizan a year ago, played through monkey chants and other abuse, including a racist banner in the stands where Rad fans were standing. "I want to forget this, refocus on football and urge everyone to say "No" to racism ". Partizan coach Marko Nikolic, quoted by Reuters news agency, said the club was likely to discipline Everton, but he also called for the Rad fans to be punished.

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Coveney says Taoiseach should be given time to plan transition

I trust the Taoiseach to use his own judgment on this, he's been around a long time, and my sense is that he will provide that certainty". Coveney said what we need now is "a period of calm both in Government and in Fine Gael, where we put a bit of faith in Enda Kenny to manage a process that I except will start after St.

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Chinese Media Denies Coal Import Ban Linked to Kim Death

Resolution 321 imposed tough sanctions estimated to cost North Korea over $800 million a year, after it carried out its fifth nuclear test in September. Furthermore, the US and South Korea are preparing for Key Resolve - joint exercises perceived as a threat in North Korea. Reportedly, Chinese officials took the murder as an affront to China's security and authority.

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Automata Will Not Be Getting an Xbox One Release — NieR

The action-role playing game NieR received relatively lukewarm reviews when it was released on both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in 2010, but developer PlatinumGames is committed to making sure that the game's follow-up, NieR : Automata , doesn't follow suit.

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National parks are free on Presidents Day

Visitors can find a full list of participating parks here and see all remaining free dates for 2017 on the National Park Service website. The fee waiver does not apply to state parks or state wildlife or natural areas. The "fee-free" day cover entrance fees, commercial tour fees and transportation entrance fees. Reservation, camping, and tour fees will still be collected.

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Scientists discover 60000 year old life form trapped in underground crystal

They found that even though the organisms were akin to microbes found on volcanic terrains and caves, they were genetically unique when compared to all the other organisms found on Earth. Boston planned more genetic tests for the microbes she revived both in the lab and on site. Of the 100 bugs found in the Naica Mine in Chihuahua state, 90% had never been seen before with the crystals found in caves the size of cathedrals.

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Dawsonville's Chase Elliott wins pole for Daytona 500

Like I said, it is a testament to them, and I am really proud of what they have done. NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr . opens up about racing, marriage...and babies? Chase Elliott turned in a single-lap speed of 192.872 miles per hour on Sunday to claim the pole for the 59th edition of the Daytona 500 for the second straight year.

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Here's how much space Nintendo Switch games take up

The leak was posted to YouTube and you can see the video at the bottom of the story and still shots of some menus are in the gallery. Nintendo stated that the Switch would have 32GB of internal memory so presumably the OS and system software take up the missing space.

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Iraqi forces launch offensive to take west Mosul

The Rapid Response force is advancing alongside the federal police and captured several villages, according to an officer, who said they had been largely abandoned by IS. The video shows the vehicle and crew, accompanied by an Iraqi Special Forces convoy, laying down some rubber. Iraqi government soldiers, Ms Grande said, "need to ensure that that humanitarian concept of operations is adhered to, and that all of the parties to the conflict do absolutely everything they can to ensure that ...

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Microsoft announces cloud partnership with Flipkart

While Nilekani talked about the success of the UIDAI project, Nadella said that he would want Microsoft's services to be a "great participant in the India stack". Leading e-commerce major Flipkart tied up with global software major Microsoft to use its Azure cloud platform for boosting its e-tail sales. "Combining Microsoft's cloud platform and AI capabilities with Flipkart's existing services and data assets, will enable Flipkart to accelerate its digital transformation in e-commerce and ...

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You Can Finally Buy Snapchat Spectacles Anywhere

That means you can get the special Snapchat camera sunglasses for first time without having to visit a randomly dropped Snapbot vending machine. "'It's about us figuring out if it fits into people's lives and seeing how they like it.' Response has been positive since November's launch so we're now happy to be able to make Spectacles more readily available - especially for those in the U.S.

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Trai issues consultation paper on telcos' predatory pricing, promotional offers

Trai said there is a need to review potential anti-competitive practices that could possibly harm the sector and consumers; set out clearly defined standards of competitive conduct; and explore appropriate regulatory tools to address such concerns.

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TCS Board Approves Rs 16000 Crore Buyback At Rs 2850 Per Share

The promoters holding in the company stood at 73.33 % while Institutions and Non-Institutions held 22.24 % and 4.44 % respectively. TCS in a stock exchange filing said that its board approved the buyback of up to 56.1 million shares, or 2.85 percent of its share capital, at Rs 2,850 each.

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Melania Trump's Red Dress: Pictures From Florida Rally Have The Internet Buzzing

She ended with: "I will act in the best interests of all of you". She was in Washington, D.C., last week for the first time as a host to help President Donald Trump welcome Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and was also in Palm Beach, Florida, when Trump hosted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe the week before.

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Juno to remain in current orbit around Jupiter

Under this plan, Juno would loop around the planet two times in 53-day orbits before shifting to a 14-day orbital period for the rest of the mission. "Juno is healthy, its science instruments are fully operational, and the data and images we've received are nothing short of wonderful".

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Rockets from Sinai hit Israel, no casualties

The missiles landed in an open area and did not result in any casualties, according to an army statement. A military spokesperson said the fourth rocket was not shot down by the missile defense battery as it was headed toward an open field.

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Google And Microsoft Agree To Demote Pirated Content In The UK

Ofcom has supported the discussions by examining in detail the way that search results are presented to internet users, and the group has explored possible techniques and metrics that can help drive United Kingdom consumers away from illegitimate content.

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RealFace, an Israeli face recognition startup, acquired by Apple

Perhaps the company will use RealFace's technology for this feature. RealFace's website was offline Sunday morning and contact information was unavailable. The RealFace site has not been updated since October past year and this is typical of companies that are acquired by Apple. Along with Realface Apple has also acquired three other Israeli companies till date including Anobit, PrimeSense, and Linx.

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DeMarcus Cousins headed to New Orleans in blockbuster trade

New Orleans will send 2016 first-round pick Buddy Hield , along with Tyreke Evans and the Pelicans' 2017 first and second round picks. "I'm very happy", Cousins said . With their first-round pick only top-10 protected this season, a decision had to be made soon for the Kings. It'll be interesting to see how this affects Cousins' long-term plans and if he'll stay in New Orleans past the 2017-18 season.

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Wrap-up: Michael T Flynn gives big jolt to Donald Trump

McFarland to remain as his deputy, a request the White House denied. Retired general and former Central Intelligence Agency chief David Petraeus is no longer a candidate, Mr Spicer said . The president is staying at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., for the weekend. He later held a political rally in Melbourne, Florida. 2016: Trump's presidential campaign manager, Paul Manafort, resigned in August amid reports that he worked on the political campaign of former Ukrainian ...

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AbbVie Inc.'s (ABBV) Stock price of $61.48 — Traders Focused Stock

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. First PREMIER Bank now owns 1,950 shares of the company's stock valued at $123,000 after buying an additional 1,850 shares during the last quarter. The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, May 15th. This represents a $2.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.14%.

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Pokemon GO: How to get and use evolution items

Another Pokemon GO trainer estimated 100 PokeStops and only drew one Sun Stone . As expected, this also sparked a lot of questions including how rare are the aforesaid items? There are five types which you'll need to evolve certain Gen 1 Pokemon into their Gen 2 evolutions.

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Energy Transfer Equity, LP (NYSE:ETE), Southern Company (NYSE:SO)

The fund owned 61,380 shares of the company's stock at the end of the fourth quarter. (NASDAQ:PYPL) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at 8.90 in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 14.50 and sector's optimum level is 9.41.


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