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Emergency responders rush to Minnehaha Academy after explosion

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Emergency personnel are on the scene at Minnehaha Academy following an explosion at the Minneapolis private school. The fire department said one fatality had been reported, but authorities have not confirmed the death. The collapse took place at Minnehaha Academy in the 3100 block of West River Parkway, near the Mississippi River. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said the state was in touch with local authorities to assist in the response. Read More »

Atlus Announces Three New Persona Titles

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According to Polygon , the lead staff that worked on Persona 4: Dancing All Night have been handling the development for both new dancing titles. Other than this however, we have little details as to what this game will involve. 2017 concert, and their respective trailers were made available on the official Persona dance website . Read More »

Futuristic Hyperloop Transport Vehicle Passes Another Test

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All components were successfully tested, including motors, controls, the vacuum system, and the magnetic levitation that lets pods zip along tracks without touching them, the company said. Air pressure inside of the tube system was equivalent to being at 200,000 feet above sea level. "Fast to dig, low cost tunnels would also make Hyperloop adoption viable and enable rapid transit across densely populated regions, enabling travel from NY to Washington DC in less than 30 minutes", the ... Read More »

Over 200 languages now spoken in Canada: census

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By 2016, this had dropped to 2.4 people per average household. The percentage nation-wide of one-person households is now 28.2%, up from 25.7% in 2001. The percentage of common-law unions is up to 21.3%, a dramatic shift from 1981 when just 6.3% of couples were unmarried. There are proportionately more common law couples in Canada than in the United States or the United Kingdom. Read More »

Russian Federation bans VPNs, removes anonymity from chat apps

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The Amnesty International human rights organization published a comment about acceptance of the law forbidding use of Proxy Avoidance and VPN in Russian Federation. "These apps remain available in all other markets where they do business". Its stance is that rules governing cyberspace should mimic real-world border controls and that the internet should be subject to the same laws as sovereign states. Read More »

NASA is looking for someone to protect Earth from aliens

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You can recycle, conserve water and do all sorts of things to protect the Earth, but NASA has the ultimate job for people really serious about our planet's well being: Planetary Protection Officer . This person will also be a principal advisory to select others, as well as working to support the Safety and Mission Assurance Technical Authority. It's open to United States citizens and nationals, and applications end on August 14. Read More »

Solar Eclipse Will Affect Air Temperature

Here in Pennsylvania, at its height, the moon will cover between 78 and 80 percent of the moon, beginning with first contact - when the moon seemingly touches the sun - around 1:21 p.m. As the focus of two missions coordinated by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, these observations will be the first time that measurements from the ground and space taken during a solar eclipse will be used to calculate energy and radiation reaching Earth. Read More »

Asus teases Zenfone 4, showing the dual camera on its back

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If the latest report are to be believed, the upcoming smartphone will probably come packed with a dual rear camera setup and is expected to be introduced at an event held in Phillipines of August 19. There's clearly a big focus on wide-angle shots and zooming in his images, showing off the full potential of the mystery ZenFone device's camera . Asus ZenFone 4 Max (ZC554KL). Read More »

You can now send money in Skype conversations via PayPal

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Users who don't already have an account will be prompted to sign up. The addition of PayPal integration arrives shortly after Microsoft debuted a completely overhauled design , complete with Snapchat-like features that seem created to appeal to Millenial users. Read More »

Overwatch's Summer Games event returns August 8th

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If these tweets are anything to go by, we can expect the Summer Games to return either this weekend or early next week. This marks the second annual summer games and the first repeated event for the game so far. This time around, Blizzard has made several changes to the hero's abilities for the mode. The Lucioball will take place in the interactive version of Sydney's stadium . Read More »

Maruti Suzuki's sales up 20.6% in July

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The company exported 11,345 vehicles in July 2017, which was 0.1% higher compared with 11,338 units sold in July 2016. The company's domestic sales during the month stood at 154,001 units, compared with 125,778 units in July a year ago, representing a rise of 22.4%. Read More »

S. Korea and United States resume discussions on deployment of additional THAAD launchers

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Earlier in July, the USA conducted its first THAAD test against a long-range intermediate-range ballistic missile similar to the kinds being tested in North Korea. It has been created to shoot down short-medium and intermediate-range ballistic missiles, reports said . Moscow and Beijing issued a joint statement earlier this month, calling on Washington to halt THAAD's deployment on the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

Gold replica of lunar module stolen from Neil Armstrong museum in Ohio

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Police told the Daily News that they were not sure why this particular exhibit was targeted by thieves, as the replica was not being featured in the museum at this time. The 5-inch-tall moon lander was the only thing stolen. The theft is being investigated by local police with assistance from the Ohio Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

Google hires Class 12 boy from Chandigarh for Rs 1.44 cr

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After completion of training, Harshit's salary will be Rs 12 lakh per month. Post the training he will receive a staggering remuneration of Rs 12 lakh per month/ Rs 1.44 Crore package. Harshit has also been awarded by the prime minister's office for his outstanding performance in Digital India . "During my school time, I used to make posters of both Bollywood and Hollywood stars and earned Rs.40,000-50,000", he added. Read More »

Amazon Reportedly Wins Exclusive Rights To Stream ATP Tour

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Sky's five-year contract with the ATP ends in 2018. Sky's existing contract is reportedly worth around £8 million a year, but the company was outbid by its U.S. Sky, meanwhile, is gearing up to fight BT next year over the renewal of their £5.14 billion Premier League rights. "Amazon is clearly trying to build its credentials in live sports broadcasting as it has also taken over from Twitter in broadcasting this coming season's Thursday night National Football League games". Read More »

How Amazon Echo could be used to spy on you

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To carry out the hack, Barnes removed the device's rubber base and exposed 18 "pads" Amazon engineers rely on to perform various diagnostics. Here's what you need to know about the new feature, including how to pair your Fire TV device to your Echo device. Read More »

Switch updates to 3.0.1 fixing an important issue

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A new firmware update for Nintendo Switch is now live. The console can be in use while it is charging. The developers have been working to find a fix for the same and has finally rolled out the 3.0.1 update. Along with the usual stability and performance improvements, update 3.0.1 primarily addresses an issue some users have experienced with the console's battery charge indicator. Read More »

Aperio Group LLC Acquires 410182 Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU)

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Meanwhile, Edmunds said GM would fall 11 percent, Ford would fall 5 percent and Fiat Chrysler would fall 7 percent. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA), launched on April 1, 2014, is an global automotive group. The correct version of this report can be viewed at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/08/01/james-investment-research-inc-buys-new-position-in-fiat-chrysler-automobiles-n-v-fcau-updated.html. Read More »

U.S. wants dialogue with North Korea 'at some point': Tillerson

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Tillerson even added a special message to Pyongyang: "We are not your enemy. but you are presenting an unacceptable threat to us, and we have to respond". Earlier on Tuesday, a leading Republican senator, Lindsey Graham, said Trump had told him he was willing to go to war with North Korea "if they continued to try to hit America with an ICBM". Read More »

Arya And Sansa Stark Reunited, But Not On 'Game Of Thrones'

When Bran Stark came through the gates of Winterfell and reunited with Sansa , it caught just about everyone off guard. Things got even weirder later; as he explained his new role as the Three-Eyed Raven meant he could see everything, he made a decision to tell Sansa she looked pretty the night she married (and was viciously raped by) Ramsay Bolton. Read More »

Pokemon Go's European Events Postponed After Chicago Fest Fails

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There's no specific mention of Chicago's huge Pokémon Go Fest - which suffered from multiple technical issues and ended up a huge PR disaster - but it's clear this is a reaction to it. While four players running teams of just Golem and Tyranitar should be able to take down Moltres with time left on the clock, a less experienced player running with a Blissey could quickly lead your team to failure. Read More »

Facebook unplugs artificial intelligence system that became too smart

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Facebook researchers had recently developed a sophisticated negotiation software that started off speaking English. The researchers on the project reportedly shut down the A.I. One tech site , for example, claims the system was shut down "before it evolves into Skynet". The Sun , going after a similar angle, quotes a United Kingdom robotics expert as saying: "anyone who thinks this is not unsafe has got their head in the sand". Read More »

Google Hosts First App Excellence Summit

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This means that it was downloaded a total of 5 billion times on all the devices including the ones which are no longer in use. Play Services became the first mobile “app” (if you can call them that) to reach 5 billion installs. Leading communication app Truecaller on 1 August announced it has integrated with video calling app Google Duo that will allow users to make video calls directly through Truecaller on Android and iOS platforms. Read More »

BioWare veteran Corey Gaspur, lead designer on Anthem, has died

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Shown off earlier this year during Microsoft's E3 press conference, Anthem would have been Gaspur's first project as the game's lead designer. From there, Gaspur made a name for himself in bringing Dragon Age: Origins to life in 2009, in addition to his efforts in crafting the combat system utilized by Mass Effect 2 and 3 in 2010 and 2012, respectively. Read More »

Amazon Halts Blu Phone Sales Amid Spyware Concerns

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But back in November, a security firm discovered spyware on some BLU phones sold in the United States, prompting Amazon to stop selling the affected devices until the issue was resolved . The data that is now being collected is standard for OTA functionally and basic informational reporting . It continued: "The devices are still behaving in the same exact way.There has been absolutely no new behavior or change in any of our devices to trigger any concern. Read More »

Pocket Edition Beta: How to join or leave the Beta Testing Program?

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With the Better Together update coming to Minecraft , players across different platforms will be able to play the blocky adventure game together. The update was first revealed back in June during E3, and while it comes with more typical updates such as bugfixes, community servers, and other added content, the cross-play potential is probably what the game's update has become best known for in recent months. Read More »