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WADA rules Russian Federation 'noncompliant'

WADA rules Russian Federation 'noncompliant'

The decision is likely to add more pressure on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to ban Russian athletes from the 2018 Winter Games, which are being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov pointed to improvements within RUSADA, and insisted it was independent of state control as he pleaded for the agency to be reinstated. Read More

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Star Wars Battlefront II Hero Unlock Costs Slashed After Fan Outrage

The intent is to provide players with a sense of pride and accomplishment for unlocking different heroes . "We used data from the beta to help set those levels, but it's clear that more changes were needed". That, as you might guess, upset a lot of players who would rather play a video game than work a second full-time job. We appreciate the candid feedback, and the passion the community has put forth around the current topics here on Reddit, our forums and across numerous social media ... Read More

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Chevrolet Unveils Their Fastest Corvette Ever

Chevrolet Unveils Their Fastest Corvette Ever

How does 755 horsepower and 715 pound-feet of torque strike you? It's also available with a seven-speed manual, or if you want to be less cool, an eight-speed automatic . One thing to note about the rear wing is that, while it offers a pretty sleek touch, and added performance benefits, it prevents drivers from being able to easily access the trunk. Read More

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7 reasons why the Pixel 2 is better than the iPhone X

7 reasons why the Pixel 2 is better than the iPhone X

As reported by Engadget , Google Pixel 2 XL owners are now complaining about the lack of response when pressing on the display edges. Users on the Pixel User Community have posted about a new issue to be aware of. The unresponsive touchscreen edges issue is different from previous Pixel 2 XL display problems though. The Google Pixel smartphones have been acknowledged by various critics for their lovely OLED displays and highest rated smartphone cameras. Read More

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Anti-Trump protesters, police engage in brief scuffle in Manila

The Philippines had been the most vigorous critic of Chinese territorial claims, but Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has recently dialed back his country's objections , leaving Vietnam as the leading critic. On Saturday afternoon, youth groups led by the Anakbayan also trooped to the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC), one of the venues for the ASEAN meetings. Read More

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Leak reveals OnePlus 5T ahead of November 16th announcement

Leak reveals OnePlus 5T ahead of November 16th announcement

According to the ZDNet Germany leak, the aforementioned 6-inch AMOLED display of the OnePlus 5T carries a 1080 x 2160 resolution at 401 pixels per inch with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The front camera can record videos of 1080p quality at 30fps. Well known vlogger and unboxed, Karl Conrad receieved a OnePlus 5T reviewer pack in the mail and apparently no one told him he was under an embargo (or it was unclear) as he has revealed the phone on his YouTube channel. Read More

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Google Maps and Search will soon tell you wait times at restaurants

FoodAndWine.com is also reporting Google will add similar functionality for wait times at grocery stores to help avoid the most congested supermarkets when picking up turkey and stuffing. Wait times will initially be available for mobile and desktop search before becoming a Google Maps feature. Rather, they will be estimated wait times based on anonymized data from other Google users. Read More

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IPhone users fume over letter 'i' bug

IPhone users fume over letter 'i' bug

A QUIRKY bug in Apple's latest operating system has left customers pulling their hair out. By Monday morning, several people discovered the simple hack to fix the problem until Apple releases an update to fix the bug. In the meantime, Apple has issued a temporary workaround that you can enable in settings . "I think they need to release 11.0.4 sooner than later", said @akoczur_. Read More

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Selena and Justin officially back together

Justin discovered that Selena was in the hospital through the press and he was upset that she didn't tell him the news, firsthand. TMZ reports that Justin pursued Selena while she was still dating The Weeknd , a relationship that had reportedly started to fizzle out during the summer. Read More

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Blizzard Announces Vanilla Servers

Blizzard Announces Vanilla Servers

Blizzard has been clearly been listening to World of Warcraft fans over the years. Of course, there's always the obligatory new dungeons and raids, but we're also getting new allied races. You can even unlock the ability to play as that race, as pictured above; doing so will start you off as level 20. He followed with a cheeky promise to "reproduce the classic gaming experience, but not the actual launch experience". Read More

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Team Vikas wins the Luxury Budget Task

Team Vikas wins the Luxury Budget Task "BB Cushion Factory"

Now, in tonight's episode of the show, the fans will get to see the next level of their fight when they both will get physical with each other during the task. All Shilpa's team members gave the points to Benafsha and supported her which is why, she won the task. Meanwhile, Vikas managed to brainwash Puneesh Sharma and Bandgi Kalra to give their money to him. Read More

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Simply the Ultimate from Aston

Simply the Ultimate from Aston

Deliveries start in the first quarter of 2018. Aston Martin will produce 175 copies, and unfortunately, none are coming to the U.S. In the United Kingdom, prices for the coupe start at £211,995, and in Germany, the model costs €278,995. Read More

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Nintendo Announce Black Friday Zelda Bundles!

Nintendo Announce Black Friday Zelda Bundles!

Zelda fans will want to get their hands on the upcoming "Link green" Nintendo 2DS with orange buttons and a copy of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D pre-installed on the system. If you are quite the die-hard fan for Xenoblade Chronicles, you can get the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller designed in the theme of the game as well, for another $99.99 Dollars on December 1, 2017. Read More

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Paris Games Week kicked off with a PlayStation conference

Paris Games Week kicked off with a PlayStation conference

Pretty impressive. Also, you may recall that Sony recently revealed that it has sold over 1 million PlayStation VR kits, which makes it one of the most popular VR platforms on earth too. 2 is in the works for PlayStation 4. The lengthy gameplay trailer above showcases a scene from the game, with the player controlling android Kara during some particularly nasty family drama. Read More

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Sucker Punch's next game is Ghost of Tsushima

Sucker Punch's next game is Ghost of Tsushima

Make sure to check out his interview on the game below. You can check out the reveal video trailer showing Ghost of Tsushima . Ghost of Tsushima will also feature an open world. Players will have to use unconventional methods while fighting, abandoning their samurai traditions in the process. If you watched Sony's conference today at Paris Games Week , then you probably found yourself wondering when the new exclusive trailers were shown: "What is this attractive Asian-themed ... Read More

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YouTube TV comes to Xbox, Smart TVs, Shield, and Apple TV

Google rolled out YouTube TV earlier this year and it has been expanding ever since . Now with YouTube TV's expansion, Google is eying on leveraging the platform to other means. That format is something that a number of live TV services have been adopting recently, including Hulu and Sling TV . A new Live guide made for your big screen so you can get a sneak-peek at what's airing soon. Read More

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Spain's Iberia airline passengers receive free Galaxy Note 8

Samsung's likely banking on its name and reputation to sell these devices, as well as the fact that its tablet runs true Android, as opposed to Amazon's Fire OS. Samsung's newest Android tablet, the Galaxy Tab A, appears to be targeted directly at families. The Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5 recently got new security updates and they're still on Android Marshmallow. Read More

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Apple Has Allegedly Reduced FaceID Accuracy to Speed Up iPhone X Production

Apple Has Allegedly Reduced FaceID Accuracy to Speed Up iPhone X Production

Apple confirmed that it is addressing the technical debacle, reports The Verge . "We expect Face ID to be the new gold standard for facial authentication". The projector then flashes 30,000 dots onto the face which the phone uses to decide whether to unlock the home screen. Both are fragile and a manufacturing miscalculation by less than a fraction of a hair's width can ruin the technology. Read More

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Injustice 2 Coming to PC

A Steam open beta will kick off on October 25. Injustice 2 is the direct sequel to Injustice: Gods Among Us , a fighting game that pitted the various heroes and villains of the DC Universe of comics against one another as Batman and the Justice League fought to stop a now-evil alternate Superman from taking over both his world and their own. Read More

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