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New Cars, Modes & Races Coming To Grand Theft Auto Online

Rockstar announced today that players only have until March 6 to transfer characters from previous-gen consoles to Xbox One, PS4, and PC. A little while back, rumors were spreading around that Rockstar Games had big plans for Grand Theft Auto Online , despite the fact that the team was putting an extraordinary amount of effort into its forthcoming Red Dead Redemption 2 .

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$800000 Kusama Pumpkin Sculpture Damaged by Probable Selfie Accident

The gourd sculpture's damage was confirmed by The Washington Post , which notes that how the break actually occurred is a bit more suspect. According to CityLab's Kriston Capps , a man was taking a selfie when he fell in the " All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins " room.

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The Top Three Holders Of Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR)

The stock's 52-week range is $2.90 - $5.85. RBC Capital Markets' price target points to a potential upside of 20.07% from the stock's current price. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $4.88. The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 30th.

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One Amazon Worker Takes Down The Internet

AWS essentially provides web services and cloud-based storage for various companies thereby enabling them to employ computing power without having to capitalize on infrastructure. "This is an example of where better automation and machine learning could help". Widespread adoption also increases the likelihood that problems with one service can have sweeping ramifications online.

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Reverb lets Amazon's Alexa live inside your Mac, iOS and Android devices

Alexa is smart, feature-rich, and pretty innovative, but it has trouble spots, particularly with differentiating different voices to respond to. Amazon is reportedly working on developing a new feature for Alexa that would allow the virtual AI assistant to recognize the voices of users.

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Deutsche Telekom Takes $2.3 Billion BT Writedown, Posts Q4 Net Loss

Deutsche Telekom reported a 2 percent increase in fourth-quarter adjusted core profit (EBITDA) to 5.26 billion euros on Thursday, driven by its T-Mobile US unit but also lifted by a 3 percent increase in German adjusted EBITDA. BONN, Germany Deutsche Telekom (DTEGn.DE) forecast its core profit growth would halve this year as earnings engine T-Mobile US (TMUS.O) slows, strengthening the case for a USA mobile merger that Deutsche Telekom has long desired.

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Elon Musk to Take Fifth Grader's Advice, Hold Advertising Contest

Bria started her letter by noting that she appreciates Tesla for being smart and environmentally friendly, but she has a suggestion . Bria asked Musk if Tesla would run a contest to see which of its fans could make the best commercial. As a prize for the competition, Bria suggests that Tesla could give winners free Supercharging for a year "or a Model 3 Easter Egg or something". Plus, this is something your fans and customers will definitely love.

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Dev Patel holds hands with co-star Tilda Cobham-Hervey on romantic stroll

Dev and 22-year-old Tilda were also pictured at a cafe in Mumbai during a break from filming Hotel Mumbai , which was posted on the shop's Instagram. She filmed every Tuesday throughout her senior year at Marryatville High School, which she said "made Year 12 very interesting". Before we go any further, I guess I can point out the obvious: Patel might be developing a thing for dating co-stars, considering he previously dated his Slumdog Millionaire co-star Freida Pinto.

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Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Works on PC

The latest innovation from Nintendo is created to let gamers play anywhere with the freedom of swapping the console from TV mode to handheld mode thanks to the versatile Joy-Con remotes. GameStop will also offer online a very limited supply of two different Nintendo Switch bundles. Either way, let this be a warning to any of you reading this that you should absolutely not put a Nintendo Switch cartridge in your mouth, no matter how tempted you may be to do so.

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Laser technique sheds light on pivotal Chinese feathered dinosaur

Incredibly, Anchiornis exhibited many traits of modern birds, pushing back the emergence of important bird-like features to the Late Jurassic. A research team led by Michael Pitman from the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Hong Kong used an exciting new technique called laser-stimulated fluorescence (LSF) to reveal the delicate contours of soft tissue around the fossilized bones of a dinosaur called Anchiornis .

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Where to Buy a Nintendo Switch Without a Pre-Order

A limited number of tickets, representing the stocks available, will be handed to customers who were first in line. Although Target isn't planning on a midnight release , they told me that they will be open at 8 am on Friday to sell the new console.

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New Drivers Caught Using Their Phones Will Now Lose Their Licence

Do you think that the new point system and rules for mobile use and driving is fair? How can I legally use my mobile phone while driving? Previously, this offence had incurred three points and £100 fine. "Inattention and distraction are as big an issue to road safety as speed, seatbelt use and drink or drug driving". Drivers who have had their license for longer than two years can have their license revoked if they rack up 12 points in three years.

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Stocks fall, dollar regains ground ahead of Trump speech

The Nasdaq Composite .IXIC dropped 36.46 points, or 0.62 percent, to 5,825.44.Trump met USA state governors at the White House on Monday and said he sees "big" infrastructure spending and is seeking a military spending hike of more than 9 percent.

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Horizon Zero Dawn Has A Heck Of An Opener

Horizon supposed a world in a distant future where humanity had been thrown back to an age of barbarian tribes and technology was shunned. In a lot of ways, Horizon Zero Dawn has more in common with The Legend of Zelda than, say, Elder Scrolls.

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Antarctica hits new record high temperature of 17.5C

The temperature recorded at Esperanza is the highest temperature on the continent, while the highest temperature on the Plateau was recorded in 1989 at D-80, an automatic weather station. The average annual temperature ranges from -10 C on its coasts to -60 C (14 F to -76 F) at the highest points in the interior. The region is made up of ice 4.8 kilometres thick, which contains 90 per cent of the world's fresh water.

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Reliance Jio's new plans offer better tariff and customer value

Through its invitational offers, millions helped Jio expand its subscriber base to a record 100 million within 170 days of the launch. A total of 10 tariff plans has been announced for Jio subscribers which will have to be availed after the free services end at the end of this month - either with or without the Prime membership.

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Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers Release Date Announced

Also, players can now opt for the pixel graphics or a more modern and refined look. Capcom has announced that its umpteenth re-release of Street Fighter 2 , the classic fighting game that basically ended up spawning an entire genre in its wake, will be hitting the Nintendo Switch this May.

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New Nokia 3310 In Production Overseas, US Release Possible

Gionee announced a new A Series range at MWC. I think it's going to be an extremely impressive device and I think it must be a very daunting prospect to all of the competitors in this Android market where competing there is really, really tough.

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Snapchat Gets More Moms, Dads, But Here's The Bad News For Snap

This biggest IPO since the Facebook IPO is right now the centre of attraction. Snap is aiming to raise as much as $3.2 billion in its IPO, which would give it a market value of as much as $18.5 billion. However, what will really happen after the IPO is anyone's guess. A year after its market debut , for example, Twitter was being traded for $40.31, which sustained a 10.6 percent drop from its opening price.

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Range Rover Velar First Pictures Are Here

Land Rover's familiar Terrain Response 2, Low-Traction Launch, hill-descent control, and All Terrain Progress Control drivetrain algorithms will help traverse the rough stuff, but there is no low-range transfer case, supporting the understanding that the Velar is intended for slightly less rugged pursuits than is the Discovery.

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Dorset Police operation targeting drivers using phones as penalties increase

If you're in your first two years of driving after passing your test, six points means you also revert to provisional licence status. He added: "The misuse of a mobile while behind the wheel is totally unacceptable and North Yorkshire Police will be enforcing the new legislation fully from today".

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Scientists identify the mammal that gets the least sleep

Previous behavioral research found zoo elephants can sleep for around four hours per day, either standing or lying down. But with more dangers and pressure to find food, wild animals tend to sleep less. On several days during the study period, the elephants went without sleep for up to 46 hours and traveled long distances of around 30 kilometers during these periods, possibly to avoid attacks from lions or poachers.

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Haye vs. Bellew Infographic Breakdown

Indeed, there would be hell to pay if Haye pulled out of this fight, so close to the opening bell. New research from Voucherbox reveals the average boxer endures 111 rounds across 21 fights before claiming their first championship - suffering just one defeat along the way.

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Iran celebrates an Oscar win - and a chance to needle President Trump

The director did not even personally know his representatives at the awards: Anousheh Ansari , an engineer and astronaut, and Firouz Naderi , the former director of solar system exploration at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and former manager of NASA's Mars Exploration Program.

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Mahesh Bhatt gets extortion call, police resolve issue

A source close to Mumbai police stated that after receiving the call, Mahesh Bhatt initially thought it to be a prank but later he received a number of texts and whatsapp messages that stated that these threats shouldn't be taken lightly.

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Denver Zoo welcomes surprise baby giraffe!

Dobby - a male, reticulated giraffe - arrives as millions around the country waited for a giraffe to be born in NY to "viral sensation" April, whose labor has been streaming online . The zoo said staff fed the infant giraffe for the first few hours of his life until he finally took to nursing. "Giraffes are born after a 15-month gestation period", the zoo website stated.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild might have looked a lot different

One of the nuggets of wisdom in game development is to create the simplest prototype as early as possible in order to see if it's even worth doing all the hard work later. To wit: you can cut trees down to get lumber, set a torch on fire, then use it to burn down trees. This is perhaps the most interesting slide shown at the conference.

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'Shadow of War' Slated for August 22 Release

This will be the follow up game to Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor , and it looks like humankind is in trouble again as the Dark Lord Sauron gathers his strength and his mighty army to take over Mordor. The robust personalization from the first game is now applied to the entire world where environments and characters are all shaped by player actions and decisions, creating a personal world unique to every gameplay experience.

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Spotify trialing Hi-Fi music tier

The Verge reports that the service is now called Spotify Hi-Fi, and it will offer lossless CD-quality audio to subscribers. The Verge , citing multiple sources, reports that Spotify will offer lossless, CD-quality audio via a service now known as Spotify Hi-Fi.

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High Volume Energy Stocks: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM), Ensco plc (ESV)

The stock was able to keep return on assets at 0.71% in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 2.28% and sector's optimum level is 2.40%. They noted that the move was a valuation call. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.69%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 2.0% on a year-over-year basis.

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Rangers Trade For Red Wings' Defenseman Smith

The forward will provide some more veteran leadership alongside Jaromir Jagr, and that is something he personally is excited about. The biggest difference is that, while Ericsson has the size, McIlrath is much more willing to use it to do things like clear out players from in front of the crease.

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Nintendo Switch Day One Patch Details Revealed

When you open the eShop, the Switch will confirm the active user (a nod to the eight potential user accounts you can create on a single console). Nintendo has also released a showcase video detailing some of the games that will be coming to the Nintendo Switch .

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Here are your free PlayStation Plus games for March 2017

Users on NeoGAF point to a French flyer which suggests that both Tearaway Unfolded and Disc Jam will be included amongst offerings. Tearaway Unfolded is the game from LittlebigPlanet developers Media Molecule, while Disc Jam is an exciting sports indie game that has been compared in a similar manner to Rocket League .

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AJ Styles will main event WrestleMania 33 against Bray Wyatt

Be back here tomorrow for the full Best and Worst of Smackdown column. - Backstage we see Daniel Bryan congratulating AJ Styles on winning a shot at Bray Wyatt's WWE Championship. - Becky Lynch def. Mickie James: This one is a two-out-of-three-falls match. Lynch scored her first fall with a surprise roll-up. Alexa gets on the apron and distracts the referee, then Becky gets in her face which leads to Mickie accidentally knocking Alexa off the apron.

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Kodak Black arrested for violating probation; tour dates postponed

He asked his followers to "caption this" so we obliged. The "Lockjaw" rapper had attended a strip club in Miami and a boxing match in OH without obtaining prior approval, the Sun Sentinel reports. Kodak was released on bail in December from being held in SC where he is still facing sexual battery charges. Kodak posted $100,000 bond and was back home in Florida in December.


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