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Wade helps Heat even series, Warriors take 2-0 lead over Spurs

Wade helps Heat even series, Warriors take 2-0 lead over Spurs

In defense of the franchise's decision to be cautious with the injury, the 76ers entered Game 2 on a 17-game winning streak, including the last nine without the former No. Brown reiterated that he had no issue with Embiid expressing frustration on social media in the wake of Monday's loss. Prior to their Game 2 loss, Philadelphia had been 9-0 in Embiid's absence. Read More

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EPA Ousted Staffer Who Signed Report That Weakened Pruitt's Security Claims

EPA Ousted Staffer Who Signed Report That Weakened Pruitt's Security Claims

Kathy Castor of Florida; Diana DeGette of Colordao; the top Democrat on the oversight and investigations subcommittee; and Paul Tonko of NY, the top Democrat on the environment subcommittee. But the EPA did not turn them over, and Gowdy's subsequent letter confirms that. "It is hard to reconcile the public statements of E.P.A., and the President, with these internal and external assessments", Whitehouse and Carper wrote. Read More

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OnePlus 6: New leak offers our best look yet at next flagship

OnePlus 6: New leak offers our best look yet at next flagship

While all the key specifications were unveiled by the company themselves. In that case, OnePlus 6 might just be the Android smartphone we all were waiting for from quite a while. To recap the details we know about the upcoming handset, OnePlus had confirmed that the OnePlus 6 will come equipped with a Snapdragon 845 SoC, coupled with up to 8GB of RAM . Read More

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West Ham striker Hernandez pushes Moyes to start him

West Ham striker Hernandez pushes Moyes to start him

Rice, 19, had a starring role as the Hammers eased their relegation fears with a 1-1 draw against Chelsea . "Coming to Chelsea games as a kid, joining the club at seven and being released at 14, I don't think I need to prove anything, but today I felt I came back and made a statement and I was happy with my performance." They need to hope for either Tottenham or Liverpool to make a few mistakes along the way, but I would be more anxious about Chelsea's performance. Read More

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Anti-Women Sumo Tradition Prevents Paramedics From Helping Collapsed Mayor

Anti-Women Sumo Tradition Prevents Paramedics From Helping Collapsed Mayor

The incident happened in Kyoto after Maizuru City Mayor Ryozo Tatami collapsed while delivering a speech. "I think it is all right for women to get on the ring when there is a reason to do so", Arai told Reuters. The incident comes at a hard time for sumo in Japan. The practice was also criticized on social media. Fusae Ohta, the female governor of Osaka from 2000 to 2008, was forced to present the governor's prize to the champion of the annual Osaka tournament on a walkway next to the ring. Read More

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Apple Developing Curved iPhone Display, Touchless Control Technology

OLED, or organic light emitting diode, displays can be shaped into curves or even folded, unlike the less-flexible LCD screen technology used in prior iPhones . Potentially, this might be meant to serve a similar goal as the 3D Touch feature that Apple has been including in iPhones since 2015. Google's Project Soli also boasts similar tech, this time integrating a sensor and antenna into a micro-chip that uses radar to detect touchless motions. Read More

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Fortnite Battle Royale is game on for iOS users

Fortnite Battle Royale is game on for iOS users

Now, Epic Games have confirmed the game is open to all devices that run it. Once again, Epic Games announced a new feature through the in-game news section. "We believe this is the future of games". Invites were served on the first come first basis, yet there were many who couldn't get one. The screenshot below indicates that the Vending Machine is coming soon, and will allow you to "Trade in spare materials for extra gear!", which sounds like that wood-in-exchange-for-weapons ... Read More

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Users download 'Copy of Facebook Data' to test privacy settings

Users download 'Copy of Facebook Data' to test privacy settings

It can take a few minutes, or a full day (or maybe longer, depending on how busy the platform's servers are) to get your information after you submit the request. Everything you do, the posts that you like, the reactions you give or the messages you send across are all recorded by the social media platform. The lawsuit said that the National Fair Housing Alliance did its own study after investigative news nonprofit ProPublica published an article in October 2016 that said Facebook ... Read More

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Terry Myerson - EVP of Microsoft, Is Leaving As The Company Re-organizes

Terry Myerson - EVP of Microsoft, Is Leaving As The Company Re-organizes

Meanwhile, the Cloud & AI Platform group was created in 2016 and has been led by Scott Guthrie since then. Windows devices chief and longtime Microsoft executive Terry Myerson will leave the company as part of the moves. Nadella spoke about this vision at Microsoft Ignite in September 2017. And Corporate VP Brad Anderson, whose team joined the Windows organization late past year, will continue to run Windows Enterprise Deployment and Management. Read More

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Facebook turns off ad targeting tool based on third-party data

Facebook turns off ad targeting tool based on third-party data

Following Facebook's recent privacy woes and breaches, the social media network has made a decision to mitigate further risks by cutting off access data brokers hitherto had to its multi-billion dollar ad platform. " Facebook's bug bounty program will expand so that people can also report to us if they find misuses of data by app developers", said Ime Archibong, vice-president of partnerships at Facebook, in a blog post . Read More

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New report says iPhone SE 2 will be exclusively assembled in India

New report says iPhone SE 2 will be exclusively assembled in India

During the development process, there's always the potential for things to change and release dates to be pushed back, but in the next couple of generations, we may see a foldable phone from Apple . That technology would be sold to carmakers. Siri availability in the app allows Model 3 owners to give voice commands to lock their doors, review how much charge is left on their batteries, and more. Read More

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New iPad revealed with Apple Pencil in tow

New iPad revealed with Apple Pencil in tow

At 9.7 inches, the iPad is the same size as the current entry-level iPad, which was offered at the same $329 price . And starting today, any teacher or student with a Managed Apple ID has access to 200GB of free iCloud storage. It's a significant upgrade over last year's model and Apple says it's more powerful than most PC laptops and "virtually every Chromebook". Apple has a long history in the education market with its Mac computers and more recently with iPads. Read More

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Huawei P20 vs Huawei P10

Huawei P20 vs Huawei P10

But the design has never been as similar as it is in the Huawei P20 . Not only can it give you constructive feedback, like helping you find a horizon line on a landscape shot or steadying the camera if you're trying to shoot a moving target (like a tree branch), but it can also recognise up to 400 objects, and change the camera settings to accommodate them. Read More

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Trump's China tariffs cause trade concern

Trump's China tariffs cause trade concern

The WTO allows a country to set up tariffs for that reason, but it is something of a taboo among countries to do so because if one country invokes national security, it increases the chance that others might as well. The U.S. personal savings rate has fallen steadily since the late 1970s . "Any way you look at it, it is the largest deficit of any country in the history of our world". Read More

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Shares in Dropbox soar into the clouds

Shares in Dropbox soar into the clouds

The long-awaited IPO raised $756 million for the company, which competes with a wide range of storage service providers such as publicly held Box Inc., Google Inc. The company's stock market debut is the first big technology float since Snap , the company behind the Snapchat messaging app, went public a year ago. Read More

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IOS Bug Workaround: How To Prevent Siri From Reading Out Hidden Notifications

IOS Bug Workaround: How To Prevent Siri From Reading Out Hidden Notifications

Apple users on iOS 11 can set message notifications to be hidden on the lock screen , where the user is alerted that a notification from an app has arrived, but its contents are not revealed unless the device is unlocked. This will hide the content of your notifications on the lock screen. It goes without saying that the bug is pretty serious and leaves messages you think are hidden behind a wall of security completely exposed to anyone who wants access to them. Read More

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Banner Saga Trilogy Coming to Nintendo Switch

Banner Saga Trilogy Coming to Nintendo Switch

All of the games announced will be released on the Switch , as the 3DS was not mentioned during the showcase. Here's everything that was announced in today's Nindie Livestream. Sit on the throne as a benevolent (or malevolent) medieval monarch of the modern age and swipe your royal fingers either left or right to impose your will upon the kingdom. Read More

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Google's Instant Games lets you try Android titles before you buy

Google's Instant Games lets you try Android titles before you buy

With Instant Games , when you click over to a game's profile in the Google Play Store, there's a "try now" button that puts you right in the game's full, native experience quickly. Just tap the "Install now!" button to install the game. The announcement about Google Play Instant was made in conjunction with the Game Developers Conference 2018, which also included a number of other announcements. Read More

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Audi to rival Tesla with upcoming electric four-door e-tron GT

Audi to rival Tesla with upcoming electric four-door e-tron GT

The German carmaker also repeated that they're going to launch their first-ever battery electric model later this year, which is none other than the e-Tron SUV . The automaker announced the new model at its annual press conference this week and released a sketch of a prototype version. At this year's Geneva, we saw the e-tron still wearing the camouflage. Read More

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Fortnite passes Minecraft as the world's favourite video game

Fortnite passes Minecraft as the world's favourite video game

With everyone getting their invites and trying to log in at the same time, the servers are bogged down and there is a good chance you may find your self waiting in the queue until there is room on a server for you. Fortnite is absolutely free to download but you will require an invite in order to get in on the action. Are you a Fortnite player? This update shelves the Smoke Grenade and adds remote explosives to Battle Royale . Read More

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Mark Hughes early favourite to replace Mauricio Pellegrino at Southampton

Mark Hughes early favourite to replace Mauricio Pellegrino at Southampton

Assistant manager Carlos Compagnucci and assistant first-team coach Xavier Tamarit have also left the club. Changes are coming at Southampton , as the Premier League side attempts to fend off relegation this season. Under Pellegrino, Southampton have not won a home Premier League fixture since November and their only victory since then came in the form of a 3-2 triumph at fellow strugglers West Brom. Read More

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Google Maps Mario Kart: How to Get Nintendo Navigation

Google Maps Mario Kart: How to Get Nintendo Navigation

If you tap the question mark 100 times in a row, you'll hear the familiar 1-UP tone. If you say yes, Mario will become your position marker in the app. "Just keep in mind to practice safe driving on the road-we don't encourage throwing bananas or red shells at other drivers in real life". Ready to give Mario on Google Maps a try? Google encourages taking screenshots while en route with Mario and sharing them with the hashtag #MarioMaps. Read More

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Oculus Rift headsets hit with 'runtime service' error

Oculus Rift headsets hit with 'runtime service' error

For now, there's no timeline on a fix, but Oculus says it will update that support thread as it learns more. It's been a rough day for Oculus Rift owners. This issue is a bummer to gamers that aren't going to get to play the titles they've purchased until the issue is resolved, but it's a much less forgivable issue for commercial users who use the headset. Read More

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Militant, four civilians dead in J&K attack

Militant, four civilians dead in J&K attack

The incident took place at 8 pm. Defence spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that a joint mobile vehicle checkpost near Pohnoo was sacked upon by militants travelling in a vehicle at 8 pm. The three slain were identified as Suhail Khalil Wagay, Mohd Shahid Khan and Shahnawaz Ahmad Wagay. After the killing of four persons including a militant, clashes erupted in the area with youth taking to roads and pelting stones on the security personnel. Read More

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