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  • FBI Was Warned About Alleged Florida High School Shooter 5 Months Ago

    FBI Was Warned About Alleged Florida High School Shooter 5 Months Ago

    The FBI was warned in September about a possible school shooting threat from a YouTube user with the same name as the suspect in Wednesday's campus massacre in Parkland, Florida , according to a video blogger. They contacted him immediately, according to CNN . The comment on YouTube has since been pulled down. In May 2017, Federal Bureau of Investigation and Homeland Security officials reportedly said in an intelligence bulletin that white supremacist groups "likely will continue to pose ...

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  • Small asteroid will pass very close to Earth on Friday

    Small asteroid will pass very close to Earth on Friday

    The manager of NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies, Paul Chodas, said that most asteroids this size come this close only once or twice a year. It will be the second time this week an asteroid buzzes us. An asteroid , estimated to be between 15 and 30 metres in size, will safely pass by Earth on Friday, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has said.

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  • The next PS4 update has arrived-here's what in it

    The next PS4 update has arrived-here's what in it

    If you've not been accepted into the beta, fret not, as Sony has provided a sneak preview of some of the major features you can expect when update 5.50 arrives. If your PS Plus membership is expired, a PS Plus icon with a lock will appear next to your game so you know which games you can play if you re-subscribe.

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  • Trump administration looking to end ISS funding by 2025

    Trump administration looking to end ISS funding by 2025

    Ending the station's funding in 2025 would end those partnerships. If the Deep Space Gateway program falls behind schedule, ending operations on the ISS prematurely could lead to a gap in USA access to space . An artist's rendering shows Sierra Nevada Corp.'s concept for a deep-space habitat. "This would likely decimate FL's [Florida's] commercial space industry and hinder our ability to experiment in low-Earth orbit".

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  • SpaceX's Falcon Heavy to launch Musk's Tesla into space on Feb

    SpaceX's Falcon Heavy to launch Musk's Tesla into space on Feb

    Photos posted by SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk then showed the new rocket inside its Florida hangar. The Falcon Heavy is one of the most anticipated launches in recent history and the Kennedy Space Center near Titusville wants you to experience the "thrilling sights, sounds and sensations of this historic launch".

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  • The 5 biggest new features coming in iOS 11.3

    The 5 biggest new features coming in iOS 11.3

    ARKit 1 .5 can turn posters, signs and artwork into interactive AR experiences. That may sound dreadfully boring, but Apple's example is more interesting. These features will be coming in a later iOS 11 .3 beta release. As for the Health app , Apple is looking to make the app more useful for users with wearables.

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  • The Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS had a Very Strong Holiday Season

    The Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS had a Very Strong Holiday Season

    This is simply massive, amounting to more than 10% of the total sales figures of the Switch's predecessor, the infamously unsuccessful Wii U. But the Switch wasn't the only cause for celebration from The Big N. Overall, 2.6 million units of Nintendo hardware (which includes the SNES Classic Edition) were sold in the USA in January. All current versions of the 3DS (including 2DS) moved over 750,000 units altogether, which made it the best December for the line in four years since 2014.

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  • Dish DVRs will soon be working with Google Assistant

    Dish DVRs will soon be working with Google Assistant

    With IFTTT, the possibilities with TiVo go beyond just the convenience of voice controls to deeper, more relevant AI-powered tasks. The new feature will come to Hopper, Joey, and Wally boxes. Microsoft and Magic Leap have been teasing us with their augmented reality (AR) goggles for years, but clearly, these products in the form of the HoloLens and the Magic Leap One are not yet ready for prime time.

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  • U.S. spy satellite believed destroyed after failing to reach orbit

    U.S. spy satellite believed destroyed after failing to reach orbit

    A United States official and two congressional aides, all familiar with the launch, said on condition of anonymity that the second-stage of SpaceX's Falcon 9 booster rocket failed . However, the company has completed more than ten successful supply missions to ISS. SpaceX launched two other national security missions a year ago: a satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office in May and the Pentagon's autonomous space plane, known as the X-37B, in September.

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  • Overwatch League Gives Twitch Exclusive Broadcast Rights

    Overwatch League Gives Twitch Exclusive Broadcast Rights

    If for some reason you felt inclined to buy every single one of these new skins, it would cost you just shy of $1,200. See the team skins for all 12 city-based franchises. For more info on that, check this out. Although the company's announcement has come down to the wire, Blizzard has finally revealed that Twitch will be the exclusive third-party streaming partner of the professional eSports league for the game.

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  • Nokia 6 2018 Leaked ahead of Launch - First Look, Price, Specifications

    Nokia 6 2018 Leaked ahead of Launch - First Look, Price, Specifications

    TENAA is China's telecommunications authority, similar to the FCC in the United States, and it's usually among the last stops a device has to make before it's ready to hit the market. On the camera side, the device will sport a single 16 MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual LED flash. The Nokia 6 (2018 ) is pre-loaded with Android 7.1.1 Nougat and includes a fast charging port.

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  • An Epic Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming to Ring in 2018

    An Epic Super Blue Blood Moon Is Coming to Ring in 2018

    If "go big or go home " is your motto for ringing in the new year, you're in good company: The moon is showing up to the party too, treating skywatchers to several events in January. The eclipse of the moon will happen the evening of January 31 or the morning of February 1. The celestial event will be viewable in totality from western North America to Eastern Asia.

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  • Amazon's Happy Holiday: Over 4 Million Try Prime During A Single Week

    Amazon's Happy Holiday: Over 4 Million Try Prime During A Single Week

    Amazon on Tuesday said this year marked its "biggest holiday season" yet with record level sales. Fire Kids Edition Tablets sold 2.4x as many devices. The Echo Dot , Fire TV Stick, and TP-Link Smart Plug Mini were the most ordered items via voice. The most popular item viewed with AR view throughout this holiday season was a black chair with ottoman.

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  • Civilization VI is available now on iPad for free (for 50 turns)

    Civilization VI is available now on iPad for free (for 50 turns)

    You can pick up the game on an iPad (if you have iOS 11, an iPad Air 2, an iPad 2017, or an iPad Pro) now. Civ VI is free because the first 60 turns you play are free. However, the game's previous attempts at mobile ports are not exactly that great. Civilization VI offers new ways to engage with your world. Users of the latest models of iPads can purchase " Civilization VI " on the official App Store .

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  • Google's Chrome ad blocker is coming, but may be ineffectual

    Google's Chrome ad blocker is coming, but may be ineffectual

    The native ad blocker that Google has built into its Chrome browser will get to work starting February 15, 2018, the search giant confirmed today. Chrome 64 is now scheduled to arrive on January 23 and Chrome 65 is slated to launch on March 6, suggesting Google will be turning on its browser's ad-blocker remotely, and possibly gradually for select users.

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  • Named the date of announcement of the smartphone Huawei Honor 9 Lite

    Named the date of announcement of the smartphone Huawei Honor 9 Lite

    The Honor 9 is getting another sibling in the form of the Honor 9 Lite . While the Huawei Enjoy 7S is also expected to be announced on 17 December, there is a possibility for the Honor 9 Lite to be launched right after that. Furthermore, by following the trend, the company brings the tradition of dual camera setup at the back panel of the phone. The company offers a 3,340 mAH battery backup to the smartphone.

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  • Geminid Meteor Shower To Be Especially Visible Overnight

    Geminid Meteor Shower To Be Especially Visible Overnight

    The longest and darkest nights of the year are upon us and this makes great viewing for the annual Geminid meteor shower , which peaks Wednesday night. If you're looking to capture this event for your Instagram, you're in luck because the Geminids are among the easiest meteors to photograph, thanks to their brightness and relatively slow speed.

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  • Google's New Android Oreo Go Will Work Even On Low-End Phones

    Google's New Android Oreo Go Will Work Even On Low-End Phones

    The Google Assistant was first designed for smartphones running Android 7.0 Nougat and later for Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The update will also be rolling out to users in Italy, Japan, Brazil, Germany and Korea. After the forthcoming rollout, Google assistant will reportedly be available to nearly 79.3% of users. Google also notes that Assistant on a tablet will be ideal to control smart devices like plugs and lights or ask about the weather.

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  • Trump directs NASA to send astronauts back to moon and Mars

    Trump directs NASA to send astronauts back to moon and Mars

    Trump's directive orders Nasa instead to "enable human expansion across the solar system ", "lead the return of humans to the moon" and follow that with "human missions to Mars and other destinations". Constellation was projected to cost $100 billion, and aimed to get boots on the Moon's surface by the late 2020s. NASA said initial funding for the new policy would be included in its budget request for fiscal year 2019.

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  • Apple set to buy Shazam for $400 million

    Later that year, it arrived on Android, and it has continued to maintain a strong userbase. Apple is nearing a deal to buy music recognition app Shazam at a valuation in the hundreds of millions of dollars, several outlets reported Friday.

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