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Titans fill biggest holes with 6 of 9 draft picks on offense Titans fill biggest holes with 6 of 9 draft picks on offense
- May 03, 2017

But as far as potentially being able to protect for Marcus, it's going to be great. So I'm excited to potentially get the chance to protect for him. It's an important part of the team-building process. In Davis, Tennessee should have the wideout it needs to partner with Mariota, and the Western Michigan star has the potential to be the team's best pass-catcher since Derrick Mason. (more...)
BlackBerry KEYone Price and Launch Date Announced By TCL BlackBerry KEYone Price and Launch Date Announced By TCL
- April 30, 2017

The BlackBerry® KEYone reimagines how we communicate with a Smart Keyboard that goes beyond typing. "Selfridges, voted world's best department store three times consecutively, have been a longtime supporter of BlackBerry", said Johnathan Young, BlackBerry's United Kingdom country manager. (more...)
Apple looking to compete with Venmo Apple looking to compete with Venmo
- April 30, 2017

When will Apple pull the trigger? Apple Inc. may wish to launch a person-to-person money-transfer service to rival Venmo , according to a new report. NFCWorld reported in February that Apple Pay was at the top in the USA for retailer adoption at 36% (up from 16% the previous year), followed closely by PayPal and then Mastercard Inc's (NYSE:MA) Mastercard PayPass. (more...)
Grand finale: NASA's Cassini spacecraft dives between Saturn and its rings
- April 28, 2017

The craft was able to capture a few close images of Saturn's surface during its first dive, but the team will be able to take more calculated risks in the upcoming dives and capture wonderful observations of the planet's surface and inner rings the likes of which we have never seen before. (more...)
First Xbox Project Scorpio in 4K images leak
- April 28, 2017

One of the most unique things about Project Scorpio is that it'll run all existing Xbox One games better without any kind of upgrades, downloads or updates. I think his argument is that subscriptions could allow for bigger games to be made since they could be split up and released episodically, but a continuous revenue stream could easily be abused-just look at the current state of DLC. (more...)
Call of Duty: WWII Release Date, Beta, Story Details Officially Confirmed Call of Duty: WWII Release Date, Beta, Story Details Officially Confirmed
- April 27, 2017

Bristling with cannon and armaments, the Rock commanded control of the Strait of Gibraltar, a critical maritime chokepoint vital to the war effort. In terms of the setting for " Call of Duty: WWII ", it is reportedly going to be set in Normandy on D-Day. (more...)
Google tweaks search to fight fake news, hatred Google tweaks search to fight fake news, hatred
- April 26, 2017

In other words, Google doesn't want to have to deal with all the bad publicity it has been getting for racist and inaccurate search results . Politicians on both sides used "fake news" as a rallying cry, and studies, such as this one from Stanford University , found that students were increasingly unable to tell the difference between a legitimate news story and a fabricated one. (more...)
Ivanka Trump Speaks at W20 Summit in Germany
- April 25, 2017

The first daughter, an unpaid adviser to President Donald Trump, will spend Tuesday in Berlin at the invitation of German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The newspaper quoted a senior German politician as saying that Trump had repeatedly asked Merkel about signing a bilateral trade deal, but was told such an accord could only be negotiated by the EU. (more...)
Lights Off, Blankets Out: Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight Lights Off, Blankets Out: Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight
- April 23, 2017

While the meteors will originate from the same source (around the constellation Lyra), there's no need to stare in one particular area, as they'll make themselves known all across the sky. In mid-April of each year, Earth runs into the stream of cosmic debris from the comet which causes the Lyrid meteor shower and the resulting shooting stars seen from Earth. (more...)
ESPN's Todd McShay identifies 49ers biggest needs in National Football League draft ESPN's Todd McShay identifies 49ers biggest needs in National Football League draft
- April 22, 2017

The guys at SB Nation reported that should the Carolina Panthers opt to let McCaffrey pass at No. 8 overall draft selection, an unnamed organization is "currently picking in the teens" has guaranteed the Castle Rock, Colorado native that they will draft him. (more...)
Nintendo to Reportedly Launch SNES Mini in Late 2017 Nintendo to Reportedly Launch SNES Mini in Late 2017
- April 20, 2017

According to the sources quoted in the report, Nintendo is likely to continue with its current branding and call it Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System. There's no telling what games will be available for the SNES Classic Edition, but numerous most highly regarded video games in history came out on the second home console from Nintendo . (more...)
Google may integrate ad-blocking directly into Chrome, according to new rumor Google may integrate ad-blocking directly into Chrome, according to new rumor
- April 20, 2017

The unprecedented move would surely send shockwaves through the online advertising industry, with Google itself being a business that's highly-dependent on ad revenue. All online users would get a better experience and fewer people would download ad blockers. What this means for Chrome's rumored built-in ad blocker is that it will just be selective about what ads can or cannot be displayed, and that it won't be completely blocking ads like current ad blockers. (more...)
Russia, Iran and Syria issue warning to US Russia, Iran and Syria issue warning to US
- April 17, 2017

On April 7, just four days before Tillerson arrived in Moscow , the United States launched its first ever strike against the regime of Syrian President (and Russian military ally) Bashar al-Assad. But Tillerson is confident the attack was directed by the Assad regime. Moscow signaled its continuing support for the Syrian government Tuesday when Putin said he expected more "provocations" were being planned by rebel forces, looking to make future chemical attacks appear carried out by ... (more...)
Reptile fossils hint at wide diversity of dinosaur ancestors Reptile fossils hint at wide diversity of dinosaur ancestors
- April 14, 2017

The first fossils of Telocrater were collected in 1933 by F. Rex Parrington - a famous palaeontologist based at the University of Cambridge. Moreover, we were able to recognise Charig's work by including him as a co-author on the research. (more...)
Elderly Rutland man dies trying to save his dog Elderly Rutland man dies trying to save his dog
- April 13, 2017

As soon as they got to the shore, he handed the dog to an onlooker. The dog was walking on thin ice at a park when it suddenly fell through. Eventually, he and Cosmo managed to reach the shore and climb out of the icy pond to safety. "You're not just going to let him die, right?" Although he could have waited for the firefighters to show up and rescue Cosmo, McIver chose to put his own life at risk so that his companion can make it to safety. (more...)
Jack Sock gamble keeps USA alive in Davis Cup tie
- April 09, 2017

Late in the first set of the doubles, former Australian Davis Cup victor Todd Woodbridge said on Channel Seven commentary that Sock looked as "flat as he was when he finished the match" on Friday. 10sBalls Top Stories In Case You Missed It The United States and Australia will be facing each other in the Davis Cup competition for the second time in as many years when they meet again during quarterfinal action this week. (more...)
Amazon Just Made Alexa Easier to Use Amazon Just Made Alexa Easier to Use
- April 08, 2017

The software update enables Fire TV users to speak to Alexa via the smartphone app, or with a Voice Remote if they have one. The new Fire TV Stick has been completely redesigned, with a quad-core processor and faster Wi-Fi. You don't need to buy the new Fire TV Stick in order to access Alexa, though. Fire TV now features an overhauled Netflix-type user interface - called the Cinematic UI (pictured) - that is created to make finding movies and TV shows easier. (more...)
What You Need to Know About Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus What You Need to Know About Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus
- April 05, 2017

The South Korean technology giant has already released Android 7.0 Nougat update to some of its flagship devices - Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge and Galaxy Note 5. The listing shows no other hardware details about the device for now. Meanwhile, you can also install the Nav keys included in the Galaxy S8 and S8 Edge on some Samsung devices. (more...)
Wizards John Wall hit with $15000 fine for criticizing refs Wizards John Wall hit with $15000 fine for criticizing refs
- April 03, 2017

Last night, not even that part of his game was accessible. Not long after that, the Jazz lost a crucial game to the Clippers in which it appeared that the team forgot to show up. 3/29/17: Wizards 124 - Clippers 133 Playing for the second straight night in Los Angeles, the Wizards dropped a shootout to the Clippers on Wednesday, 133-124. (more...)
And now Twitter has stopped counting usernames in replies And now Twitter has stopped counting usernames in replies
- April 02, 2017

With this change, the Twitter usernames of the people you are replying to will appear above the tweet text rather than in the Tweet itself. "You can tap on 'Replying to…' to easily see and control who's part of your conversation", he says. (more...)
Use Google Maps app to play Ms. Pac-Man
- April 01, 2017

The game will let you pick your own map to munch on, letting you send Ms. Pac-Man to deal with that pesky neighbor once and for all, or at least chase spirits around his house. Players are given five chances to eat up all the dots and fruit that appear on the map while avoiding the five enemy ghosts Blinky, Pinky, Inky, and Clyde. (more...)
Uber pulls out of Denmark citing toughening cab standards Uber pulls out of Denmark citing toughening cab standards
- March 30, 2017

Earn 1 CPE credit and learn about the expansion of risk management in government with analysis from GAO and Justice OIG. Uber will continue to operate a data center in Aarhus, the second-largest city in Denmark. Our top priority is supporting the drivers who use Uber during this hard time. Uber Denmark's spokesperson Kristian Agerbo is seen during a news conference to announce Uber's end of service in Denmark due to a taxi law that sets out new requirements for drivers such as ... (more...)
Facebook Launches Snapchat-Like Camera Effects Facebook Launches Snapchat-Like Camera Effects
- March 30, 2017

Just like filters on Instagram stories, you can add frames, masks or effects to your stories on Facebook . It allows users to share multiple photos and videos as part of a visual collection on top of their News Feed. Once the conversation ends, the image or video will be deleted. The changes will be rolled out over the course of the week for both Android and iOS . (more...)
Sending a used rocket into space
- March 30, 2017

The fuel-carrying boosters detach from the space rocket body and fall back to earth once their cargo is safely in orbit. SpaceX has since been testing the recovered rockets to ascertain if they will be able to make the journey again and how much repairs are required to make that happen. (more...)
Ford investing $1.2B in 3 Michigan plants, adding 130 jobs
- March 29, 2017

An engine plant in Romeo, Michigan , where 500 people work, is in line for a $150 million investment under the same deal. President Donald Trump applauded the move in an early morning tweet, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 . Ford Motor Company shares were up 2.8% after the company said it is investing $1.2 billion in three MI manufacturing facilities. State Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood (D-Taylor) lauded the Michigan Strategic Fund's decision to authorize financial incentives for Ford after they ... (more...)
Super Mario Run Super Mario Run "did not meet" Nintendo's expectations in terms of sales
- March 25, 2017

Anyone can download the game and play the first few levels, but players must drop $9.99 to unlock the full game. Is Nintendo planning to switch to the freemium model? Nintendo is yet to acknowledge the issue or offer a permanent fix in the form of updates for its latest creation "Super Mario Run 2.0" on the Android platform. (more...)
FBI Intelligence Suggests Trump's Aides May Have Coordinated With Russians FBI Intelligence Suggests Trump's Aides May Have Coordinated With Russians
- March 25, 2017

FBI Director James Comey confirmed for the first time Monday that the agency is investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential election, including possible collusion by the Trump campaign. "I don't to want go into specifics, but I will say that there is evidence that is not circumstantial, and it very much worthy of investigation", he told MSNBC's Chuck Todd. (more...)
Android O first developer preview is out: Here is what is new
- March 24, 2017

In the meantime, if you're knowledgeable or adventurous enough to flash the device, head on over to Google Developer page at the source link below. "For example, you might setup separate notification channels for each conversation group created by a user in a messaging app", Google's developer guide reads . (more...)
Mass Effect Andromeda Day One Patch Alters Default Female Ryder Face Mass Effect Andromeda Day One Patch Alters Default Female Ryder Face
- March 21, 2017

This can not be helped as those that got an early access on the game confirmed that Mass Effect Andromeda is a failure in graphics. Unfortunately, not all players are laughing at the note with some biting back at the developer saying that they won't take the day off because of Mass Effect: Andromeda's bad facial animations. (more...)
Resignation of UN official 'long overdue — Israel's UN Ambassador Resignation of UN official 'long overdue — Israel's UN Ambassador
- March 20, 2017

UPFRONT: Is Israel at risk of becoming an " apartheid " state? The Western governments are "providing economic, military, diplomatic and political support to Israel, which effectively enables Israel to continue the project of colonization" of Palestine, said Mick Napier, an activist of the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign from Edinburgh, Scotland. (more...)
Hyundai Recall: Seat Belt Issue Pose Safety Hazard Hyundai Recall: Seat Belt Issue Pose Safety Hazard
- March 17, 2017

This flaw in the design could cause the seat belts to detach. After at least two incidents where Hyundai seatbelts detached during a collision, the carmaker is recalling almost one million sedans to address a possible defect. Hyundai and ZF-TRW are continuing to investigate the issue. Affected owners will have to head to the dealer, where techs will inspect and verify the connection between pretensioner and seat belt linkage, ensuring proper attachment as necessary. (more...)
Bezos' rocket company Blue Origin signs Eutelsat as first customer Bezos' rocket company Blue Origin signs Eutelsat as first customer
- March 09, 2017

The New Shepherd, Bezos said , is essentially a practice rocket for perfecting Blue Origin's grand plan to colonize the moon and the rest of space, allowing the company to fine tune the process of making reusable hardware. After remaining tight-lipped about its upcoming project, Blue Origin has unveiled its' New Glenn rocket to the public , with it expected to soar into the skies for the first time in 2019. (more...)
Gator carries huge fish in its mouth across Trinity golf course
- March 07, 2017

See the incredible moment the alligator takes its meal to the pond to enjoy its lunch in the below video. Respess was joined by sister-in-law, Phyllis Respess, who made the smart move of running for her life, but Norma chose to instead document the incident. (more...)
Why Apple won't ditch Lightning for USB-C in the next iPhone
- March 03, 2017

While it can be easily speculated that the 3D camera aims to entice the market with premium quality selfies, the shooter upgrade is also believed to pave the way for more exciting iPhone 8 features. The USB-C connector will allow the users to connect MacBook and MacBook Pro with iPhone 8. The new 2017 iPhone models will include Lightning connectors, says KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo . (more...)
Warriors to sign Jose Calderon after Lakers buyout, report says
- February 28, 2017

The Warriors intend to sign the Spaniard as the team's third point guard once his buyout with the Lakers is complete, the San Jose Mercury News reported Sunday. Calderon was putting up a career-low 3.3 points per game during his stint with the Purple and Gold, but he only averaged 12.2 minutes per game. "It'll be a point guard", Steve Kerr said. (more...)