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Sony's latest patent makes a case for phone-to-phone charging

Sony's latest patent makes a case for phone-to-phone charging

Unearthed by What A Future , the document describes a system whereby power is transferred between the two devices using an antenna system similar to that used by NFC chips. The company wants to be ab...

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Many Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

Many Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

His account contradicts Nigerian army spokesman Sani Kukasheka Usman, who had said soldiers in Magumeri succeeded in repelling an attack on the town. No member of the community has exposed any residen...

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Horizon Zero Dawn Sells Almost 3 Million Copies, DLC Teased By Guerrilla

Horizon Zero Dawn Sells Almost 3 Million Copies, DLC Teased By Guerrilla

May 2016's "Uncharted 4: A Thief's End" retains its status as the best Sony-published launch overall, as well as the PlayStation 4's best-seller to date, necessitating the rather specific "new IP" r...

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Is Microsoft blocking Win7/8.1 updates on Kaby Lake and Ryzen chips?

Specifically, Microsoft is no longer interested in updating older versions of Windows on systems with an Intel Kaby Lake or AMD Ryzen CPU inside (same goes for Qualcomm 8996 ). An error occurred whil...

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Sega delays Sonic Mania, Reveals Official Title for Sonic 2017

Sega delays Sonic Mania, Reveals Official Title for Sonic 2017

How excited are you for SEGA's upcoming Sonic title? However, the game previously going under the mysterious guise of "Project Sonic 2017" now has an official name - Sonic Forces. The official Tw...

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Longmont weather: High of 75 with strong winds

Longmont weather: High of 75 with strong winds

Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 23. The National Weather Service indicated it was 19 degrees as of 5:54 a.m.at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airpor...

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India Slams Pakistan's Continued Support of Terror

India Slams Pakistan's Continued Support of Terror

India has maintained that entire area is its integral part while Pakistan sees it as separate from PoK. India also asked Pakistan to control its compulsive hostility and fulfil its obligation to vac...

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NASA's asteroid redirect mission out in Trump's budget request

Almost all missions in NASA's Earth science division seek to examine, measure and understand climate change on the planet. But DSCOVR, a joint mission of NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

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Apple launches permanent App Store section to showcase indie games

Apple launches permanent App Store section to showcase indie games

Apple has been highlighting loads of iOS games created by independent developers this week on the App Store. "Apple has always been a champion for indie games, and numerous biggest titles through the ...

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Mobile LG G6 will launch on April 7

Mobile LG G6 will launch on April 7

As for the price, T-Mobile will sell the device for $26 a month for 24 months, with an additional $26 down payment, bringing the total cost to $650. AT&T is selling the phone for $24 per month for...

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Sterling Archer Becomes Playable Character For Rock Band 4's Kenny Loggins DLC

Sterling Archer Becomes Playable Character For Rock Band 4's Kenny Loggins DLC

Today, it was announced that several Mass Effect: Andromeda-themed items will be available for free to players of the music rhythm action game. Other than the Archer update, a new downloadable...

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Judge Blocking New Immigration Order Is 'Unprecedented Judicial Overreach'

Judge Blocking New Immigration Order Is 'Unprecedented Judicial Overreach'

The new ban would ban people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen from entering the USA for 90 days and all refugees for 120 days. It also halts section six, suspending the United Stat...

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South Park: The Fractured But Whole Not Coming To Nintendo Switch Yet

South Park: The Fractured But Whole Not Coming To Nintendo Switch Yet

Despite South Park's edgy content, an RPG like Fractured would be a great fit for the Switch, and the game's publisher Ubisoft has worked closely with Nintendo in the past. It's perhaps the mos...

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Netflix original series and movies may be getting mobile-friendly cuts

Netflix original series and movies may be getting mobile-friendly cuts

When you shrink the screen, the viewing experience can be a bit lacking. Hunt, who has been with Netflix since 1999 and is one of the company's top executives, made the remarks as part of a two-day ...

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Paul Haahr From Google Explains Offensive Vs Inaccurate

Paul Haahr From Google Explains Offensive Vs Inaccurate

According to The Guardian , one of the main reasons Google was prompted to carry out this initiative was a wave of complaints and criticism that was aimed at the company after publications such as ...

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Kepler Telescope's view of TRAPPIST-1 presents a pixel-sized world

Kepler Telescope's view of TRAPPIST-1 presents a pixel-sized world

Kepler monitored TRAPPIST-1 for 74 days, a period known as K2 Campaign 12. Though all of the seven planets orbiting Trappist-1, the star of the system, have the potential for liquid water (key to all ...

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Amazon adds Alexa to its iOS shopping app

Using the app's current microphone button, which is available to the right of the search bar, users can make almost any type of Alexa request. That app tracks voice search activity for the Echo but do...

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Bioluminescence lights up the shore of a Tasmanian bay

Bioluminescence lights up the shore of a Tasmanian bay

The phenomenon presents itself as a "red tide" in daylight, with water turning a deep red, brown, or orange colour. When the single-cell organisms are disturbed in the water, either by currents or b...

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US President Trump To Announce Car Fuel Efficiency Reset In Michigan

EPA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will now have until April 2018 to decide whether to weaken the rules. "We're going to help the companies and they're gonna help you". "Afte...

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Google's DeepMind AI developing true memory from playing video games

Google's DeepMind AI developing true memory from playing video games

In human brains, neuroscientists believe that one way in which memory works is that connections between neurons that seem important for a particular skill become less likely to be rewired. Yes, deep l...

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Northeast US braces for worst snowstorm of season

Northeast US braces for worst snowstorm of season

Winter Storm Stella broke one snowfall record for midstate and fell short of setting another, according to the National Weather Service at State College. "Forecasting the snow storms along the East ...

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Enda Kenny set to meet US President Donald Trump

DUP MP Ian Paisley, who also attended the Ireland Funds America gala dinner, said that he expects little progress to be made during the Stormont political talks until the last minute. "I haven't com...

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Justice Dept. charges four over Yahoo mega-breaches

Justice Dept. charges four over Yahoo mega-breaches

The other defendants named in the indictment are Russian agents Dmitry Dokuchaev and Igor Sushcin, and hacker Karim Baratov. Paul Abbate, FBI executive assistant director, criminal, cyber, respons...

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Amtrak Train Blasts Waiting Commuters With Avalanche of Snow

Amtrak Train Blasts Waiting Commuters With Avalanche of Snow

Jesse Lewis questioned the speed of the train as it approached the mound of snow in front of the platform. Like, for instance, this group of people standing on a train platform in NY state that just...

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Bosch, Nvidia Partner on Artificial Intelligence Supercomputer for Autonomous Cars

Bosch, Nvidia Partner on Artificial Intelligence Supercomputer for Autonomous Cars

Bosch announced it is working with Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence self-driving systems for mass-market cars. DESPITE THE FACT THAT PEOPLE DRIVE LIKE ABSOLUTE A-HOLES, a tonne of compani...

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Goran Dragic returns from gruesome eye injury to power Heat past Pelicans

Goran Dragic returns from gruesome eye injury to power Heat past Pelicans

Dragic told reporters Tuesday that he will "definitely" play Wednesday night against the Raptors. "He's one of the toughest guys in the league". "Just incredible energy. Miami (33-35) made 16 three...

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Coolpad Note 5 Lite launched in India for Rs 8199

Coolpad Note 5 Lite launched in India for Rs 8199

One thing to note is that the Coolpad Note 5 will be exclusively available on Amazon India starting 21 March 2017 for Rs 8,199. Its metal body houses a 2,500mAh non-removable battery and is availabl...

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ZTE Axon 7 Android Nougat 7.1.1 Software Update Released

ZTE Axon 7 Android Nougat 7.1.1 Software Update Released

The update is now live and available for download which can be done by heading to Settings About Device System Updates . Later on, it was evident that the security patch had indeed broken the functio...

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Arriving Tomorrow: The Honda WR-V

Arriving Tomorrow: The Honda WR-V

WR-V is the first model developed by Honda R&D India along with Honda R&D Japan, the automaker said at the global launch in New Delhi. There are new extended tail lights and a redesigned bootlid as ...

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BoE holds base rate at 0.25%

It was the first time since July previous year that the vote to maintain rates had not been unanimous. As the MPC had observed at the time of the UK's referendum on European Union membership, the ap...

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Letter bomb explodes at International Monetary Fund headquarters in Paris

Letter bomb explodes at International Monetary Fund headquarters in Paris

On Wednesday, another parcel bomb was sent to the German finance minister Wolfgang Schauble, but was intercepted before it could hurt anyone. French police are investigating a possible link between ...

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Original Huawei Watch Getting Android Wear 2.0 Update In March

Original Huawei Watch Getting Android Wear 2.0 Update In March

Not like most of the other manufacturers out there, the Company has committed to bringing the update to all of its watches - and earlier than most. However, since the original batch of Android Wear wa...

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Blizzard Aims $8.5 Million Lawsuit at Cheat Makers

Blizzard Aims $8.5 Million Lawsuit at Cheat Makers

The software giant argues that Bossland violated the DMCA by selling its "circumvention" tools and it demands to be compensated in return. Bossland is actually based in Germany and as TorrentFreak ...

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North Korea Nuclear Program: 20 Years of Diplomacy Has Failed, Tillerson Says

On the edge of your seat already, right? But North Korea considers those maneuvers preparations for an invasion. Last Monday, the North fired off four ballistic missiles toward the East Sea appare...

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Why the Galaxy S8 Won't Have the iPhone 8's Slickest Feature

Why the Galaxy S8 Won't Have the iPhone 8's Slickest Feature

The launcher for the Samsung Galaxy S8 has appeared this afternoon thanks to an anonymous tip to SlashGear. The battery life claim is also interesting as many leaks and rumours have it that the batt...

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