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Unseen64 Uncovers the Canceled Game That Was 'Sonic the Hedgehog Extreme'

Unseen64 spoke with ex-staffers at Vision Scape who told the channel they pitched the unsolicited prototype to Sega and Sonic chief Yuji Naka, and as far as they were concerned, all parties agreed to move forward with the project. Welp. Without comment from Sega, it's tough to know the exact reasoning behind why Vision Scape's prototype was seemingly cloned. There was also a race mode in development as well.

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'Revenge porn' on 'mass scale' in Australia

Dr Anastasia Powell of RMIT University said while the rate for revenge porn is high, there is a significant likelihood that there are many more victims out there. Monash University's Dr Asher Flynn said social media companies needed to take stronger action. "The victims in those scenarios should not be blamed for taking pictures of themselves and sharing them, and what we should be doing is focusing on the behaviour of the perpetrators rather than the victim", she said.

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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 on secret, classified mission

SpaceX has specialized in testing rocket landings and launching used rockets back into space. If any difficulties developed, a secondary launch window for the NROL-76 mission was to open at 4 a.m. Musk battled for years to break the monopoly on the military's launch business held by United Launch Alliance , a partnership of Lockheed Martin and Boeing.

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks record for longest time in space

Already the first woman to command the International Space Station (2008 and 2016), as well as the holder or the most spacewalks for a female, Whitson is now outright leader of the new landmark, which was surpassed this morning. President Donald Trump called NASA astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) Monday to congratulate them for breaking a record. Whitson, who uses the name AstroPeggy on her social media accounts is an Iowa native with a doctorate in biochemistry from ...

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Xiaomi: Why Mi 6 does not include headphone jack

Huawei reportedly ditches the 3.5mm headphone jack in Honor 9 - making it a resemblance to iPhone 7. Of course, it is hard to ascertain the legitimacy of the images, so we'll simply have to wait for an official confirmation from Honor before saying with any degree of certainly that this is indeed the end of the road for the 3.5mm audio jack on flagship Honor devices going forward.

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Noise pollution turns up the volume in America's parks

Land managed by the federal government also tended to be less impacted by human noise than land under local control. I just hear this rumble coming. The problem has gone national. A newly published study has found that humans have doubled the background noise volume in 63-percent of the nation's protected wildlife regions. But it does provide a baseline of noise levels now that future park managers can use for comparison.

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Pokemon GO: Grass-type event announced with full details

Imagine sitting at a McDonald's store, eating your fries and burger, and just waiting for various Pokemon to spawn near you in Pokemon GO . It's possible that some of the legendary all-stars of the Pokemon franchise might start circulating around Niantic's community events, so we may start seeing some of the rare and powerful monsters as soon as June or July.

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Trump talks about Mars mission on call with record-breaking astronaut

Trump called the International Space Station from the Oval Office, congratulated Whitson, and urged NASA to go further, even saying - perhaps jokingly - that he would like to send an American to Mars "during my first term or at worst during my second term".

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Samsung Galaxy C10 to have Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor says report

Model number SM-G892A has been revealed by the User Agent String which suggests, unsurprisingly, that this device will be heading to AT&T. Unfortunately, the only information we have found out from it is that the Galaxy S8 Active will be running on Android 7.0 Nougat OS.

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Samsung says Galaxy S8 pre-orders outpaced S7 by 30pc

As always, Consumer Reports wants to enter the scene by sharing its review and analysis of the smartphone. "The response is humbling, energizing, and points to a great launch week", Samsung Electronics America president and COO Tim Baxter said in a statement .

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Harmon Kardon's Cortana-Powered 'Invoke' Speaker Revealed on Company Site

That Harman Kardon Cortana speaker we've been getting excited about in recent weeks has quietly, and perhaps prematurely been revealed. Microsoft said it would team up a year ago with Harman Kardon as part of a new Internet of Things initiative powered by Cortana.

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Priyanka Chopra dismayed by child sexual abuse in Zimbabwe

The xXx: Return of Xander Cage actress kept mum at that time , but now she has expressed her views about facing the "identity crisis" in the west. "I am from India and I have seen wealth and poverty live together all my life", she said.

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Apple launching $1B fund to boost to USA jobs market

Services also did very well. Cook also said Apple plans to fund programs that could include teaching people how to write computer code to create apps, and will release more details about the effort this summer. The news, which Cook disclosed in an interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer, indicates that Apple's executive leadership is intent on heading off any potential conflicts between the company and President Trump, who has promised to bring jobs back and pressure corporations to invest ...

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Always Dreaming wins the 143rd Kentucky Derby

The 3-year-old son of Bodemeister splashed home to a 2 3/4-length victory to don the roses bestowed upon the victor of America's most famous race for the 143rd time. "He did it himself from there". He was fractious in the morning, refusing to relax. "We'll gallop him up to the race". He channeled his aggression into a determined effort on a track turned into goo by on and off rain before the race.

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Why Do People Celebrate Cinco De Mayo?

It's actually the day commemorating the Battle of Puebla in 1862, when Mexican forces defeated the French even though they were woefully outnumbered. Today we take a moment to cherish the liberties we enjoy for ourselves and our posterity. Good Morning America host Lara Spencer failed hard in 2014 when she appeared on the show in a sombrero and referred to the holiday as "Cinco de Drinko" in what was supposed to be a Mexican accent.

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Facebook shuts down bogus British fake news accounts

Facebook has deleted "thousands" of accounts in the United Kingdom in a crackdown on fake news - amid fears groups are trying to influence elections. The full-page print ads appear in the Telegraph , the Times , Metro and the Guardian and include the same 10 tips to help readers spot fake news the social network launched on Facebook itself last month .

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Russia-backed Syrian safe zones plan goes into effect

The initiative was proposed by Russia, President Bashar al-Assad's most powerful ally, with the support of Turkey, which backs the opposition. Political and armed opposition groups have rejected the proposal, saying Russian Federation has been unwilling or unable to get Assad and his Iranian-backed militia allies to respect past ceasefires.

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Reliance Jio JioFi Routers Now Available With Up to 100 Percent Cashback

Even for those who do not have an old dongle or router to exchange, they are able to buy JioFi online and get five top-up vouchers of Rs 201, bringing the effective price of JioFi device to Rs.994. So the users can but the Jio-Fi device at just Rs.1000. The company adds that customers will need to carry originals and copies of their proof of address, proof of identity, a passport size photograph, and their local Aadhaar card.

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U.S. President Trump To Visit Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy This Month

Trump has designated his son-in-law Jared Kushner to oversee the effort along with top White House aide and former Trump Organization attorney, Jason Greenblatt. A USA administration official said the proposed sale was "undergoing interagency review". So it is no surprise the president will visit Israel, which Trump pledged to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with during his 2016 campaign, and he has since promised to help broker a peace deal with the Palestinians.

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27 monuments up for review, Interior Secretary schedules Utah tour

Bush and Bill ClintonBill ClintonInterior: " 27 national monuments could lose designation Trump sued almost three times more than predecessors: "report Study: "Trump the butt of record number of late-night TV jokes MORE were essentially "a massive federal land grab".

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Android O beta programme starting 'soon' says Google

Development in Android's beta program should now shift to the next version of the Android platform, and users are hoping to jump on early to that particular bandwagon. Google has gotten very serious about keeping Android secure over the years and their monthly security updates are going a long way to help this. Google watchers believe that Android O beta will be available from mid-May, when the company is scheduled to release its next developer version of the OS.

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Plane Ends 2 Secretive Years in Space

A secretive space plane returned to Earth on Sunday with a sonic boom . Residents in northern Brevard County and elsewhere in Central Florida reported hearing sonic booms before the touchdown at the three-mile Shuttle Landing Facility, similar to when much larger space shuttle orbiters returned home.

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Air Force's mysterious space plane lands, wakes up Florida

Sonic booms rumbled across central Florida around 8 a.m. and a few minutes later, the Air Force tweeted that the Boeing-built X-37B space plane - a compact, delta-wing craft equipped with a payload bay, a solar power boom and a sophisticated computer control systems - had returned from orbit and landed safely.

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Chelsea considering move for Celtic's Kieran Tierney

The Magpies interest in Simunovic was reported in the Daily Mail earlier in the week but the link to Hoops left back Tierney is a new development. Celtic are not keen to sell one of their brightest prospects and have reportedly slapped a £17m ($22m) price tag on the young defender, who has been nominated for the Scottish PFA young Player of the Year award.

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SpaceX makes first USA military launch, then lands rocket again

Because SpaceX was launching at the Cape and not on a drone ship in the ocean, the company was able to track nearly every stage of the landing using cameras on the Falcon 9 booster and off. Across the country, cheers erupted at SpaceX Mission Control at company headquarters in Hawthorne, California. Falcon 9 booster lands after NROL 76 launch.

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai made almost $200mn in 2016

Even as large as Google's advertising business is, companies whose entire business hinges on a single revenue source don't tend to stay at the top-look at IBM in the PC business , or Apple's attempts to diversify beyond the iPhone. Google has also unveiled new safeguards for advertisers, including updated ad policies and enforcement, a new default setting around where ads can appear, improved controls for advertisers and third-party brand safety reporting.

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Cook: Apple Spending $1B for Advanced Manufacturing Jobs

While Cook did not address Trump by name during his interview on CNBC , he did address his perspective on engaging with government. Cook added, "How can we get more people to do advance manufacturing in the United States?" Although Apple designs its products in the USA, a lot of them are built in factories run by contractors in China and other countries.

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Cleveland Killing Prompts Facebook To Review Handling Of Violent Posts

Facebook responded by announcing its plans for better artificial intelligence and a better system for users to flag content. Mark Zuckerberg said the videos were "heartbreaking", and in a Facebook post published on Wednesday, he announced plans to step up the company's screening process.

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SpaceX all set to launch first military satellite

The leftover booster landed at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Landing Zone 1. In a split-screen broadcast, SpaceX tracked the booster as it fell at high speed toward the Earth, oriented itself and slowed itself down to land safely. It's the first national security launch for the private space company. The Falcon 9 rocket returned to the base to cheers from mission control, landing upright in the fourth successful solid ground landing for the company.

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Market With New Surface, OS

Microsoft Surface Laptop is powered by Core i5 and i7 processors and supports up to 1TB PCIe SSD option. So, student, road warrior, professional or just computer aficionado with an eye for design, is this the laptop for you? We'll update this story with hands-on impressions and new photos of the Surface Laptop after we have a chance to see the new system close up.

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Air Force space plane lands after secret mission

Air Force. This was the fourth flight for the military research program, which is shrouded in secrecy. Local residents reported on social media of being woken by sonic booms as the vehicle decelerated through the speed of sound. OTV-1 spent 224 days in space, while OTV-2 and OTV-3 operated for 468 days and 675 days, respectively. Prior to consolidation, the 29-foot-long X-37B had launched from both Vandenberg Air Force Base in California and the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in ...

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French elections: Will it be Emmanuel Macron or Marine Le Pen?

Macron , a former investment banker who founded his own political movement, En Marche!, or On the Move!, in April a year ago, says the far-right leader wants to take France back to the 1950s while he wants to pull it into the 21st century. The leaked memos and emails appeared online just hours before a legally-required midnight media blackout on election coverage. A top National Front official, Florian Philippot, asked in a tweet, "will the #Macronleaks teach us something that ...

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Samsung releases Galaxy S8 following Note 7 disaster

But as we get to know through the reports and sources, Samsung has already started working on its next upcoming model which will be called as SAMSUNG GALAXY S9. Instead of being perfectly white as any AMOLED screen would be, especially considering the great resolution the phone has, it had a shade of red on top of it.

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Republican healthcare bill 'a huge tax cut for guys like me': Buffett

Aside from not being tech-savvy, Buffett said he always felt Amazon shares always "looked expensive". Buffett controls about 500 million shares of Wells Fargo, primarily through Berkshire. "We fired 2,000 people over time.at the textile operation", he said. The executives who run Berkshire subsidiaries look forward to the meeting just as the shareholders do.

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Thousands rally in Grant Park at March for Science

Demonstrators marched in other cities across the globe. Vocal protesters in Sydney wearing white lab coats called on politicians to support the scientific community. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith and Bill Nye, host of Netflix's Bill Nye Saves the World are expected to appear. "We are all scientists in a sense, it's just what humans do".


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