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Petition started to name April's calf after 'Giraffe Mom's' baby boy

Petition started to name April's calf after 'Giraffe Mom's' baby boy

Millions of people have been eagerly waiting for April, a giraffe living at a zoo in New York State, to have her baby . Park owner Jordan Patch related his thoughts about the birth of the giraf...

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How To Set Alarm Clock On Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus

A pair of hardcore, smartphone-torturing YouTubers, namely "What's Inside" and JerryRigEverything , has put that promise to the ultimate test by slicing through the Galaxy S8 and its battery. However...

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HTC U 'Ocean' Rumored To Drop Headphone Jack

HTC U 'Ocean' Rumored To Drop Headphone Jack

In any case, the HTC Ocean is soon set to become the first HTC-made device powered by Qualcomm's first 10nm SoC that's expected to be significantly more powerful than the HTC U Ultra, at least on pape...

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Man arrested after 'stealing over 100 phones' at Coachella

With the app "Find My iPhone" attendees were able to locate their stolen items and help lead police to the man. the good news was that Henao was keeping all the phones in his backpack. Henao, 36, of N...

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Samsung profits up 48% despite Note 7 fire troubles

The company's highest-ever operating profit was 10.1 trillion won ($8.9 billion), recorded in the third quarter of 2013. The technology firm has also reported a 48% jump in profits during the first ...

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Nokia 6 Jumps On The 7.1.1 Nougat Bandwagon!

The first thing that Nokia users can do is enjoy the shortcuts from the home screen, its a very useful functionality when doing simple tasks. The update is reported to be weighing in at 370MB and it...

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Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case

Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case

Google will unbundle its services from its Android operating system in Russian Federation and pay a fine of 438 million rubles ($7.8 million) under the settlement reached with the Federal Anti-Monopol...

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Tipping drivers: New York's latest battle with Uber

Tipping drivers: New York's latest battle with Uber

He noted also that continuing cuts to rideshare drivers' rates make the need for tips even more acute. The commission opted to push for the change in response to a petition by the Independent Dri...

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Mark Hamill: Carrie Fisher Star Wars tribute Is 'Therapy'

There's also the mandatory space-laser dogfights featuring TIE Fighters and X-Wings, as well as a cryptic reference to "The Balance" along with a shot of what looks like some sort of ancient, time-wor...

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Apple may start testing self-driving cars in California indicates permit

But the New York Times later claimed that Apple had revised its downward ambitions and dismissed staff as part of a "reset" of the Titan project: instead of trying to design and produce a auto in fu...

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This is the best Creators Update feature no one is talking about

Voice recognition based Windows 10 operations have always been requested by hundreds of thousands of users across the globe. Biometric authentication scheme called Windows Hello for Business now com...

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Honda Clarity Now Available as a Fully Electric and Plug-In Hybrid Model

As the name suggests, these two vehicles are actually different models of the same auto. "Our outlook for fuel cells is bolstered by the tremendous initial reaction we have received from our custome...

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Microsoft Schedules Windows 10 Cloud Event for May 2nd

Microsoft Schedules Windows 10 Cloud Event for May 2nd

Microsoft now offers a free Cloud Migration Assessment , which provides Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) across cloud, on-premise and hybrid environments. While Microsoft is likely working on such a pro...

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Qualcomm reacts to Apple lawsuit, files Answer and Counterclaims

Qualcomm claimed Apple encouraged regulatory attacks against it around the globe. It also said Apple chose not to utilise the full capability of Qualcomm's modem chip in the iPhone 7 and misleadin...

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Uber driver accused of pointing gun at pot-smoking passenger

Uber driver accused of pointing gun at pot-smoking passenger

Neither the driver nor the passenger have been publicly identified. An Uber driver in NY picked up an irate passenger who gave him an relentless tongue lashing that border on being a hate crime. "...

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Trump tells newspaper Obama aide might have broken the law

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump told the New York Times on Wednesday that Rice may have committed a crime. If an American's name appears in a piece of intelligence - for example, if agents inter...

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Jay Z Pulls Catalog From Spotify

Jay Z Pulls Catalog From Spotify

Since then, Tidal's expansion strategy has largely revolved around exclusive content, both new and old. While Apple has done its best to secure exclusives with artists over the past year or so, there ...

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Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules on Track to Be Replaced

In the past, Pai has has said he supports an open internet, but with less regulation. Chris Lewis, vice president at Public Knowledge said Pai could "give dominant cable and telecommunications compa...

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Streaming Service Company May Go Public Via Direct Listing

Streaming Service Company May Go Public Via Direct Listing

Of course other services, such as Apple Music and TIDAL, don't have a free component, so Spotify is arguably behind the game in some ways. Direct listings are relatively rare for major companies. ...

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Facebook's AI assistant is ready to hang out in Messenger

Facebook's AI assistant is ready to hang out in Messenger

For group conversations, it might suggest a poll if people are having a hard time deciding what to do. Facebook's blog post today writes that M started as "a small AI experiment powered by humans...

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Judge blocks Seattle law allowing ride-hailing divers to unionize

Judge blocks Seattle law allowing ride-hailing divers to unionize

Seattle previous year became the first city in the nation to allow for-hire drivers to collectively bargain with employers. Seattle's ordinance specified The Teamsters as the union to negotiate with...

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Amazon picks off NFL Thursday Night from Twitter

Amazon picks off NFL Thursday Night from Twitter

Amazon already offers Prime members the ability to add special subscription packages, such as Showtime and Starz, for an additional price, but the new National Football League package will be free ...

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Industry, academic partners team up to fight fake news

Industry, academic partners team up to fight fake news

The News Integrity Initiative will be run as an independent project by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism , and is supported by a $14m (£11m) investment, which will be used to fund applied resear...

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Beyoncé releases new video for 'Die With You'

Beyoncé releases new video for 'Die With You'

Unfortunately, the video is a Tidal exclusive, but if there ever was a reason to cave and add Tidal to your ever-growing list of monthly music subscriptions, this video might be it. The next anniversa...

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South Korean court approves arrest warrant for ex-president

South Korean court approves arrest warrant for ex-president

Prosecutors questioned her for 14 hours on March 21, after her ouster earlier in the month took away her immunity from prosecution. The Seoul Central District Court on Friday approved prosecutors' r...

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DisplayMate experts call Galaxy S8's screen the best they have ever seen

DisplayMate experts call Galaxy S8's screen the best they have ever seen

While the S7 Edge has a slightly larger battery capacity with 3600 mAh over the S8's 3,500, the improved processor could greatly improve the battery performance despite the slightly larger display. As...

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Apple has a new iMac and Pro display in the works, too

Apple has a new iMac and Pro display in the works, too

Apple wants to try and restore "modularity" and upgradeability to its Mac Pro lineup, so we can expect yet another Mac Pro shakeup in 2018. Apple is refreshing the internals of the current Mac Pro whi...

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Microsoft Offers Early Windows 10 Creators Update Installation Option

Microsoft Offers Early Windows 10 Creators Update Installation Option

As of now, only 0.72 percent of the users are running Vista at this point, and with now about 10 days left to upgrade, there is a good chance that more of them would jump ship as well as soon as possi...

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'Batman: Arkham VR' (PS4) Coming to HTC VIVE and Oculus Rift

'Batman: Arkham VR' (PS4) Coming to HTC VIVE and Oculus Rift

Apart from the apparent graphics boost, we assume that the PC version of the game is the same as the PSVR version released previous year. Batman: Arkham VR allows players to put on the iconic cowl...

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Insomnaic's Spider-Man will likely be released in 2017

Insomnaic's Spider-Man will likely be released in 2017

As IGN noted, the announcement comes with some qualifiers, as Penagos doesn't directly work with Marvel's games division. During a recent livestream (seen above), Marvel's Media Group Vice Pr...

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