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Special Counsel Robert Mueller probing dossier on Trump-Russia collusion

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He also promised a degree of transparency in the proceedings, saying that he hopes to release "a representative sampling" of the ads later in October to help "inoculate the public against future Russian interference in our elections". The Senate intelligence panel has also invited Facebook, Twitter and Google to testify at a public hearing next month on Russia's use of social media in elections, which has become a major focus of the panel's probe in recent weeks. Read More »

Nokia 9 Leak Hints At Curved Display

Now, this image popped up on Baidu quite recently, and it's possible that this image is not legit, of course, it could just be a concept render or something of the sort. While we have already seen the sketches of the Nokia 9 leak online in the Copper Gold color variant showing the design of the device, the recent one appears in a new color option. Read More »

Harvey Weinstein Lawyers Battling NY Times, New Yorker Over Potentially Explosive Stories

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Given Weinstein's unusually significant lawyering up, however, it's save to assume the story isn't a glowing review of Wind River , especially since the Times isn't the only media outlet now assembling a piece on the mogul. The subject of the media outlets' reporting is said to be Weinstein himself and not the business operation of The Weinstein Co . The NYT is apparently not the only one developing an exposé on Weinstein. Read More »

Dimming of Tabby's Star likely caused by something less sexy than aliens

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This illustration depicts a hypothetical uneven ring of dust orbiting KIC 8462852, also known as Tabby's Star. One more theory formed by researchers was a group of space rocks and debris are responsible for the star's dimming . Since then, however, the alien hypothesis has been very much considered - along with more mundane explanations such as swarms of comets, stellar variability or clouds of gas and dust. Read More »

Developing Fortnite: Battle Royale prompted engine-wide Unreal improvements

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Fortnite: Battle Royale is available now on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Mac in an Early Access state, while the game will officially release sometime next year. Some weapons don't quite live up to their expectations. In a blog post on the Fortnite blog, Senior Systems Designer Eric Williamson reveals that every weapon in the game, except sniper rifles, are hit scan. Read More »

Gunman Fired For About Nine To 11 Minutes - Las Vegas Police

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Paddock killed himself in the 32nd floor hotel room he used as a vantage point to rain bullets down on people attending the Route 91 Harvest festival . One of Danley's sisters, who asked not to be named, told a CNN affiliate in Australia that Danley did not know where she was going when Paddock, 64, told her to leave the country. Read More »

Microsoft Edge coming to Android and iOS

Today, Microsoft broke the news that their Edge web browser would be coming to iOS and Android , along with a newly updated Arrow Launcher for Android, now called Microsoft Launcher . Microsoft is also planning to bring the Edge browser to tablets and iPads , it is however not ready yet. Along with all the other previous features, Microsoft Launcher is being given a much cleaner UI with some new icons and greater customisation over the look and feel of your device. Read More »

NASA astronauts to venture outside ISS for October's first spacewalk today

While this will be the first-ever spacewalk of the latter, it will mark the third one of Bresnik. The station's robotic arm is a bigger, more advanced version of the appendage that flew on NASA's space shuttles. Bresnik will take the lead in all three of these expeditions. Bresnik and Vande Hei plan another spacewalk October 10, and astronaut Joe Acaba will join Bresnik for an excursion October 18. Read More »

Firefox gives up on XP and Vista

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In a statement made on Wednesday, Mozilla announced that the company will drop all kinds of support for Firefox for Microsoft Windows XP and Vista operating systems by June 2018. Firefox was effectively the safest browser for those using out-of-date operating systems. Microsoft has stopped XP support in April 2014 and Vista support in April 2017. Read More »

Pixel Buds Headphones Can Translate 40 Languages In Real Time

The Pixels will have exclusive access to real-time translation via Assistant (via the Pixel Buds ) as well as the new Google Lens, a feature that can extract data from photos. When we get our hands on review units, we'll have a better idea of which phone is really the best, but there's no doubt both will be great. The feature also will be coming to last year's Pixel models in an update. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Set to Launch in India on October 10

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The other variants of 128GB and 256GB storage are priced at CNY 3599 and CNY 3999, respectively. Manu Kumar Jain, the VP at Xiaomi and Managing Director at Xiaomi India, has posted a tweet announcing the launch. Talking about the storage and RAM of the phone, the phone has a 6GB RAM and 8GB RAM for the special edition. According to multiple reports, one of the main reasons behind this record is Indian market which accounts 10 percent of the devices that were shipped in the country. Read More »

Google Pixel Buds wireless headphones launch this fall for $159

Many questions to the Google search engine are not easy to express in words and work is underway on " Google Lens " which can look at, for example, an advertising flyer and read the phone number, email address or web URL from it and take the appropriate action for the user. Read More »

Hand of Fate 2 is Xbox One X's Second Launch Title

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I look forward to the game's release on November 7th for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. Hand of Fate 2 features action-RPG gameplay-quests, battles, loot, and so forth-built on a tale told by cards dealt by the mysterious Dealer. As in the original, the main antagonist of Hand of Fate 2 will be The Dealer. You get the critically acclaimed Hand of Fate and its sequel, Hand of Fate 2 , which, according to an announcement , will release on November 7th. Read More »

Feral cats are driving some birds to the brink of extinction

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Drawing on data from previous studies, researchers found cats kill off around four per cent of the annual bird population, which is estimated to be at about 11 million nationally. "We have threatened species including little gliders and small birds which are prime for cat attacks". Surprisingly, 61 million birds killed by domestic cats and 316 million birds killed by feral cats annually (in both cases). Read More »

New Xbox One S Assassin's Creed Origins Bundles Launch October 27

Also launching on October 27th, Assassin's Creed Origins is the tenth major installment in the series and is set in Ancient Egypt during the Ptolemaic period. An Xbox One X Enhanced version of Assassin's Creed Origins will also be available as a free update when Xbox One X launches later this year. Be sure to stay tuned later in the week as we'll also be publishing an interview with the Creative Director of Assassin's Creed Origins . Read More »

Musk aims for Mars cargo trips by 2022

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Tech tycoon Elon Musk is no stranger to making headlines , or, one could argue, history, but even for Musk , his latest SpaceX announcement seems downright ambitious. Both NASA and Lockheed Martin have announced plans for Mars missions in the not too distant future, but their efforts revolve around experimentation and scientific discovery. Read More »

Kim Kardashian says she dyed her hair blonde for 'the D'

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Stars have been joining in on the For The D challenge, which sees celebs - mainly rappers - spit a verse on what they'd do for a bit of hanky panky. I literally don't look like this! She then chose to go vegan two years ago and has just dropped her new cookbook "Feed Me Vegan", in which all of her recipes are made from animal-free ingredients. Read More »

Google's Pixel Buds are the company's first wireless headphones

It looks largely the same, but it's gaining the same color palette as the Google Home Mini: gray, charcoal and coral. Reports in the media had previously carried " leaked " images of Google's new Home Mini. The smartphones come with front-facing stereo speakers and have Bluetooth 5.0 support. As the company prepares for the release, it's dropping the price on the original Pixel phone . Read More »

Ex-Intel boss Paul Otellini dead at age 66

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Later on, Mr. Otellini re-organized Intel around platforms for client and server machines, which streamlined development of the company's compute solutions in general. Otellini served in a number of positions, including general manager of Intel's Peripheral Components Operation and the Folsom Microcomputer Division. Read More »

Google shows off Clips, its smart camera

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Google says the camera's hands-free functionality will allow you to capture more spontaneous moments. The Verge also has a detailed look at how the camera works here. It is a wearable camera to capture things you see. The Clips device itself figures out when something exciting is happening-happy faces, good lighting, interesting framing-and, when it thinks the time is right, it records (silent) video captures. Read More »

HP unveils new quad-core Spectre 13 and Spectre x360 laptops

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Moving on to the Spectre x360 13 convertible (pictured above and below), like the aforementioned Spectre 13, this also boasts a choice of Intel's 8th-gen Core i5 or i7 CPUs, backed with up to 16GB of RAM and up to a 1TB PCIe SSD. You'll find that the Spectre 13 features a keyboard that mostly stretches from edge-to-edge, and even though HP managed to work a touch panel into this model, it says that it's still the same thickness as last year's release. Read More »

PS4 Update Out Today Changes Streaming, Messages, and More

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If you have a specific group that you always raid with in Destiny 2 , you can put them in their own list and easily send them all an invite without having to sort through your entire friends list. Sony also announced that PlayStation firmware 5 .0 will have support for Team Tournaments, which will be available on October 5. PlayStation has also updated their Communities app with landscape mode, as well as support for animated GIFs and the languages Czech, Greek, Hungarian, Indonesian, ... Read More »

Dropbox steps outside the box with colorful rebrand

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After a long period of 10 years, the company has recently announced to come with more creativity. It now has significantly more hues dissimilar to the past white and blue box curbed barely detectable logo. Our new brand system shows that Dropbox isn't just a place to store your files-it's a living workspace that brings teams and ideas together. "We're excited to share it with you". Read More »