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Malta's Azure Window rock formation collapses into the sea

Only last January, rough seas had exposed the fragility of the iconic site, with waves breaking off a large slab at the base of one of its cliffs. The country's opposition leader, Simon Busuttil, also took to Twitter: "This is a sad day for Malta".

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Qualcomm Teams With Microsoft to Displace Intel in Servers

In a move that will put more pressure on Intel in the data centre market just a day after AMD announced its next-gen Naples server CPU, Qualcomm announced that the two firms will this week successfully demonstrate Windows Server running on its 10nm Centriq 2400 system.

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RGV's Women's day tweet on Sunny Leone lands him in legal trouble

A case was filed on Wednesday against the filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma over his controversial tweet on actress Sunny Leone on the eve of International Women's Day. This tweet, as expected, did not go down well with the Twitterati even going to the extreme extent of suggesting that he must say this to his mother and daughters as well.

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White Supremacists Are Spreading Their Message On College Campuses, Report Says

It has tracked 104 incidents since the beginning of the school year in September across US campuses. Racist fliers and posters have been reported on campuses in at least 25 states, spanning from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, to the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California.

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Geneva Motor Show: Italdesign Airbus Pop Up Concept

The company, which worked with Italdesign, unveiled the new modular transport system concept, Pop.Up, at the Geneva International Motor Show Tuesday. Airbus bills their creation as the first modular, fully electric, zero emission concept vehicle system created to relieve traffic congestion in crowded megacities, Popular Mechanics reported.

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Urban Outfitters posts 11.8% drop in Q4 net profits

The company's last traded volume of 3.5 million shares as compared to it's an average volume of 2.4 million shares. Kentucky Retirement Systems bought a new position in shares of Urban Outfitters during the second quarter worth $203,000. With an institutional ownership near 81.9%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 0.48. MKM Partners cut Urban Outfitters from a "neutral" rating to a "sell" rating and set a $35.00 target price on the stock.in a research report on Monday, February 27th.

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Twin Capital Management Inc. Sells 7400 Shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

The stock remained 1.16% volatile for the week and 1.69% for the month. Trust Co. of Vermont's holdings in Verizon Communications were worth $10,330,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Therefore, the stated figure displays a quarterly performance of 1.45% and year to date performance of -5.16%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.89 earnings per share.

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Say it Ain't Snow: Uncertain Forecast for This Weekend

There will be a 30 percent chance of snow after 8 p.m. The pattern will pave the way for opportunities for snow, according to AccuWeather. The low will dip back down to 34 degrees, making way for expected rain and snow on Friday before 10 a.m., which could make for a nasty mix - a 70 percent chance of rain is expected to fall between 10 a.m.

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Nvidia launches beefy Jetson TX2 credit-card computer

In that state, the Jetson TX2 draws less than 7.5 watts of power. Nvidia has continued the rollout of its Pascal-based chipsets, with its Jetson embedded platform officially joining the latest generation of Nvidia products. The Raspberry Pi Foundation makes some fun and well-supported single-board computers, but sometimes a small embedded system needs more graphical horsepower than the four 300 MHz stream processors in the Raspberry Pi 3 can provide.

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NCTA Pushes Senate to Axe Broadband Privacy Rules

The groups, which also include the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Consumer Technology Association, say the rules harm consumers by creating confusion between the FCC approach to ISP data collection and sharing and that of the Federal Trade Commission approach to edge provider privacy oversight.

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Natural disaster study: 'Big One' could be overdue along Grapevine

The earthquakes examined by the authors of the study were most often around 7.5, a magnitude significantly less devastating than 7.9, but scientists say that's still powerful enough to cause tremendous disruptionacross Southern California.

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There Is Apparently A Secret Members-Only Version Of Tinder

Once inside the exclusive S club, you can apparently invite others into the fray to try and get some action with the elite personalities that inhabit Tinder Select . But the some of the designs of the user interface has been enhanced to fit in with the members-only feel. The signature orange accents of the app has also been replaced by the color blue.

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Sadly, The Lost Legacy will probably be the last Uncharted game

Naughty Dog's Evan Wells has addressed this question and provides fans with some clarity about the future of Uncharted and the future of Naughty Dog. When you think of a video game series that's extremely successful, the Uncharted series is one that comes to mind. The new chapter takes place six months after Uncharted 4 and focuses on Nadine Ross and Chloe Frazer, who travel to India in search of the Tusk of Ganesh.

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Nintendo sells 313700 Switch consoles in Japan over launch weekend

He further noted that Nintendo's success is "particularly notable" considering they chose March as release month, rather than the standard practice of the holiday season , around November-December. Nevertheless, the Switch is off to a fast start. It's unclear just how much the limited launch title lineup will affect Nintendo Switch sales, official data is expected to be announced by Nintendo in April.

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The highly-anticipated Nokia flagship might arrive in June

Although these unveilings were enough for their comeback, it did disappoint customers anticipating a 'flagship device' launch. The Nokia flagship, claims the report , will be available in two sizes, following the same approach as Apple, Samsung, and Google.

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Nintendo Switch: Incredible Opening Weekend Sales Outpacing Wii

Nintendo's latest console got off to a good, healthy start in the United Kingdom last week, with 80,000 consoles sold on Friday. The Nintendo Wii was sold over 600,000 times over an eight day period but it turns out that recoords are made to be broken and it's going to be broken by the Nintendo Switch .

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Hillary's portrait looms over Trump as he greets White House visitors

FILE - President Donald Trump walks with former President Barack Obama on Capitol Hill in Washington. Can't miss it. President Donald Trump's surprise appearance at a White House tour on Tuesday, March 7, was more than a little awkward. White House tours are free, but tickets are tough to get and are a highlight for tourists visiting the nation's capital. The White House even encourages visitors to use the hashtag #WhiteHouseTour on their social media accounts if they post the photos.

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WikiLeaks Adds to Samsung Headaches With Claims of Spying TVs

Wikileaks says numerous hacking tools described in Vault 7 were made unclassified to skirt rules on posting classified information to the internet-most of the CIA's malware requires the use of the internet for communication. According to the statement from WikiLeaks , government hackers can penetrate Android phones and collect "audio and message traffic before encryption is applied".

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Metallic Body of Moto G5 Plus Spotted in Live Leaks

However, we are expecting Moto G5 to launch on the very same day, and if not, then very soon. The smartphone will be launched on 15th March in India and will likely compete with the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 or the much awaited Nokia 6. Moto G5 Plus runs Android Nougat with Motorola's software integrations over the top, including Moto Display and Moto Actions. The smartphones will be available in Fine Gold and Lunar Gray colors.

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NASA To Create Coldest Spot In Universe On The Space Station

Atoms that are cooled to extreme temperatures can form a unique state of matter: a Bose-Einstein condensate. The box will have lasers, electromagnetic knife and vacuum chamber to eliminate the energy of gas particles, making them motionless.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake combat system will be action based

The game will opt for an action-focused battle system, rather than a command-focused one. . This time the devs have revealed some new details about Final Fantasy VII Remake combat. "Because it's seamless, I showed that there can be actions in response to various scenes", Nomura told Famitsu . This should be a similar system to Final Fantasy XV .

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Yellow taxis have fewer accidents than blue ones, says study

Converting the whole taxi fleet to yellow vehicles could save $1.4 million (£1.2 million) a year by reducing crashes, the study concluded. Researchers believe it's because yellow taxis are more noticeable, which helps other drivers avoid hitting them.

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Bad News For Switch Owners Hoping To Transfer SD Cards Between Systems

Wingfield also tweeted that " Zelda " for Nintendo Switch was the best-selling standalone launch title (i.e., not a bundled game a la Wii Sports) in Nintendo history, beating Super Mario 64. However, here sustainability is key, as Wii ended up selling over 100 million units later. We explore the best and worst aspects of the Switch so far and examine how it compares with Nintendo's wildly successful Wii and the much less successful Wii U.

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Blaster Master Zero is your natural choice after Zelda on Switch

Breath of the Wild is being showered with praise as much for the subtle, practically inconsequential details as it is for the huge (and it is huge!) open world setting. Nintendo , more than anything, needed a moment to remind the core gaming audience of its relevance. The largest variations come from the framerate.

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Kia reveals Niro plug-in hybrid at Geneva

Alongside the Niro, the new Optima Sportswagon Plug-in Hybrid is the second auto unveiled in Geneva with an advanced hybrid powertrain. It provides juice to a more powerful 44.5 kW (61 PS/60 HP) electric motor, contributing to a total output of 141 PS (139 HP) and 265 Nm (195 lb-ft) of torque.

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First images of terrifying SPACE LIGHTNING above Earth

A rapid increase in lightning is often a good indicator that a storm is intensifying and could produce risky weather, according to NASA . A new weather satellite now orbiting the planet just captured stunning footage of lightning strikes as viewed from space, along with data crucial to helping us better predict storms.

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The European Space Agency's newest satellite to be launched

As part of the Sentinel program - composed of six families in total - Sentinel 1A, Sentinel 1B, Sentinel 2A and Sentinel 3A were previously launched into space. "The combination of high-resolution, novel spectral capabilities, a field of vision covering 290 kilometres (180 miles) and frequent revisit times will provide unprecedented views of Earth".

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New weather sat wows with first lightning pics from space

That can help forecasters determine how fast a storm is forming and becoming more risky. A stunning new image from the GLM shows a view of the Western Hemisphere from miles above, with bright splotches across the globe indicating the powerful storms all happening at once.

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'Project CARS 2' (ALL) Adds McLaren 720S To Its Roster - Screens & Trailer

At the heart of the new Super Series model is a 4.0-litre V8 engine, which is a notable change from the traditional 3.8-litre unit used across the manufacturer's range. It might look similar to existing McLaren models, but underneath is a "Monocage II" central structure that's made from carbon fibre. Although the exterior is awesome, McLaren have also taken care of what's underneath the bonnet.

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Nintendo Switch game saves cant be backed up

There's no reason to mince words; unless you never bought a Wii U and you're absolutely dying to play Zelda: Breath Of The Wild , the smart thing to do right now is the same as during any console launch: wait and see how the Switch's first year pans out.

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Performance of Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (HIG) Compared to Index

The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website . The analysts offering 12 month price targets for The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. Vetr downgraded PNC Financial Services Group from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating and set a $95.30 price objective on the stock.in a report on Tuesday, November 15th.

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Snap Inc Sheds Post-IPO Gains, Closes At Lowest Level So Far

DiClemente has set a $16 target price for Snap shares. For Snap , the share price is actually not so much of an issue in the short term because it achieved the objective of raising United States $2.5 billion in cash from its IPO. An investor who got in at the IPO would've seen a total return of more than 56,000%. The Snap IPO has been called both a disaster and big success by different commentators, so which was it? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share ...

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Bethesda announces closed beta test for Quake Champions, sign up now available

Make sure you keep checking back, as we'll update this section with new information as soon as we receive it! Bethesda has announced the first closed beta test for the upcoming first person shooter game Quake Champions . It has been widely speculated that the game will be free-to-play, but that is yet unconfirmed along with any console release beyond the PC. There's now no timeline for the game's debut.

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Trump holds steady in Monmouth U. poll despite tumult

The economic recovery perception is up 9 points from the 43 percent recorded in December and 18 points above September's 34 percent figure. "Donald Trump's strongest suit has been the economy", said David Paleologos, director of the Suffolk University Political Research Center in Boston.

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FDNY uses drone for first time to help battle a fire

The eight pound drone was deployed to get a good look at the building's roof. New video was released Tuesday from the FDNY's newest weapon to fight fires. "It really helped us make decisions to put this fire out and keep our members safe", he added. Two firefighters suffered minor injuries during the incident, which is still under investigation, according to the FDNY.


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