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Check Your Email - Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Alpha Keys Reportedly Going Out

Check Your Email - Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Alpha Keys Reportedly Going Out

As I predicted earlier this month , EA will monetized Star Wars: Battlefront II with a card-based microtransaction system in the form of blind loot crates , not unlike Halo 5's REQ packs. These ca...

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Brenda Blagg: The fight for health care

Brenda Blagg: The fight for health care

Medicaid not only covers the poor but also pays for the long-term care of nearly two-thirds of people in nursing homes. The majority of foster children are on Medicaid and almost 90 percent of yo...

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BMW Introduces Black Fire Edition X5 and X6 M

BMW Introduces Black Fire Edition X5 and X6 M

Inside, the special X5 M and X6 M come with full fine-grain Merino leather, in contrasting Black and Mugello Red. BMW is not just embracing its dark side, but showing it off with these two new s...

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Amazon Patent Reveals Drone Delivery

Amazon Patent Reveals Drone Delivery "Beehives"

Traditional fulfillment centers are often located outside of cities due to their large size. After all, while there seem like obvious efficiencies to be gained from moving a fulfillment center closer ...

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Donald Trump's travel ban takes effect

Donald Trump's travel ban takes effect

The United States President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban meandered through the U.S. courts for months, and now the "watered down" version of the ban is set to kick in on Thursday at 8 p...

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Instagram to Begin Auto-Blocking Offensive Comments and Spam

Instagram to Begin Auto-Blocking Offensive Comments and Spam

Contractors trained up DeepText on identifying negative comments and categorizing them into broad segments like "bullying, racism, or sexual harassment", according to Wired . Filtering abusive comm...

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Euro zone economic sentiment jumps in June to nearly 10-year high

Euro zone economic sentiment jumps in June to nearly 10-year high

This week's ECB Forum in Portugal, with many important Central Bankers attending, seems to be demonstrating numerous world's major economies are stepping in line with the Federal Reserve and shift...

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Aston Martin Vulcan gains AMR Pro upgrade

Aston Martin Vulcan gains AMR Pro upgrade

The Vulcan has also gone on a diet thanks to a new engine cover that shaves weight by five kilogrammes. There's even more going on at the back, with a new dual plane wing with an upstand on the tr...

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Senate Health Bill Could Hurt Addiction Treatment, Advocates Warn

Senate Health Bill Could Hurt Addiction Treatment, Advocates Warn

We were not going to get assistance. "Some of the Fake News Media likes to say that I am not totally engaged in healthcare", he tweeted Wednesday morning. The two senators said writing the bill wi...

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Sony to make vinyl records again after 30-year hiatus

Sony to make vinyl records again after 30-year hiatus

It is a dramatic turnaround from a decade ago, when just 200,000 LPs were sold and record labels had resigned themselves to the idea that vinyl would die out. In 1929, the American Record corporation-...

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Blue Apron Rises 7% from IPO Price to $10.70

Blue Apron Rises 7% from IPO Price to $10.70

With the company still offering 30 million shares of Class A common stock in the IPO, the amount the meal-kit delivery company is expected to raise was reduced to up to $330 million from up to $510 mi...

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Google Home welcomes up to six users in the UK

Google Home welcomes up to six users in the UK

Once there you can select which Google Home will be included in the Multi-User setup, and you then run through the training. They found that the Google Home was "six times more likely to provide an an...

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Samsung planning to launch Galaxy Note 7 'Fandom Edition' in July

Samsung planning to launch Galaxy Note 7 'Fandom Edition' in July

However, do keep in mind that these are fairly young renders of Note 8, and the actual design might change drastically upon launch. As opposed to what rumors have been pointing at, the fingerprint s...

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Alcatel Announces The New Idol 5S, A50 & A30 Plus Smartphones

Alcatel Announces The New Idol 5S, A50 & A30 Plus Smartphones

The fact that Amazon keeps its Prime Exclusive phones around tells me that the program must be doing some good, even if it probably isn't raking in the cashflow for Amazon. The Nokia 6 is an import...

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Vivo to sponsor IPL for the next five years

Vivo to sponsor IPL for the next five years

While Vivo sealed the deal, another mobile phone manufacturing company - Oppo - was the next bidder at Rs 1,430 crore. Vivo has been making a big push into Indian sports. On the global stage, the smar...

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Qualcomm Fingerprint Scanner Is Embedded Beneath A Smartphone Display

Qualcomm Fingerprint Scanner Is Embedded Beneath A Smartphone Display

At MWC Shanghai, Qualcomm demonstrated Snapdragon Sense ID a method of much improved ultrasonic fingerprint detection, capable of working on an OLED screen under 1200 micrometres thick. Qualco...

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What you need to know to combat cyber attacks

What you need to know to combat cyber attacks

This one spreads when the computer is locked. The ransomware encrypts entire hard drives and demands a Bitcoin payment of $300 to release them. United Kingdom marketing firm WPP tweeted that i...

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Nintendo Officially Following Up NES Classic With Mini SNES This Fall

Nintendo Officially Following Up NES Classic With Mini SNES This Fall

It's nearly time to play with super power, again. Fans, who were heartbroken to hear that Nintendo has abruptly shut down the NES Classic consoles, here comes the good news for you. This time,...

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Moto Z2 Play now available at Verizon

Moto Z2 Play now available at Verizon

That means you get a 5.5-inch 1080p HD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 processor, a 12-megapixel camera on the back and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera on the other side, and a 3000mAh battery. S...

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Google News Has A New Look To Eliminate The Clutter

Google News Has A New Look To Eliminate The Clutter

The process has been slow but it's proven to be quite successful as its brought renewed interest in numerous company's older services. The expanded view was available in the old format but separated b...

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Monopoly Gamer Brings a Mario Twist to the Board Game

Monopoly Gamer Brings a Mario Twist to the Board Game

With Monopoly Gamer though, Hasbro is finally bringing the family-friendly Mushroom Kingdom to the table. The four tokens that the game comes with-Mario, Peach, Yoshi, and Donkey Kong-each have ...

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Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR) — Stock Trend Analysis

Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR) — Stock Trend Analysis

It has outperformed by 129.11% the S&P500. Average Revenue Estimate for the current quarter is $2.28 Billion, according to consensus forecast of 7 analysts. Sold All: 27 Reduced: 95 Increased: 6...

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European Union citizens to stay in the United Kingdom after Brexit

European Union citizens to stay in the United Kingdom after Brexit

Anyone with continuous residence of at least five years on the cut-off date will qualify for "settled status", effectively an indefinite leave to remain, with access to healthcare, education, welfare ...

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What it means for golf fans — Sky Sports revamp

What it means for golf fans — Sky Sports revamp

As per a report from the Guardian this afternoon, broadcaster Sky Sports are set for a major revamp over the coming months, in light of recent viewing figures. Sky Sports now have the rights to...

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Free PlayStation Plus games for July 2017 confirmed

Free PlayStation Plus games for July 2017 confirmed

Direct the actions of 9 teenage friends as they try to survive a horrific encounter with a deadly creature in this unique survival horror / b-movie simulation. The game is regularly priced at $29.99 C...

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 mid-end chipset announced at MWC Shanghai 2017

Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 mid-end chipset announced at MWC Shanghai 2017

Shifting to a smaller process and updating some of the core components should make for a serious experience upgrade even over the Snapdragon 435 - though that upgrade will entail a slight wait. The ...

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Yuvraj Singh's form, rain in focus

Yuvraj Singh's form, rain in focus

The ODI series will end on July 6 following which both the teams will play a lone T20I in Jamaica on July 9. Jason Mohammed followed in the third over, also without scoring, driving Kumar to backwar...

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Modi invites Trump and family to visit India

Trump's administration has meanwhile indicated it could take a tougher stance on Pakistan, which India has long accused of harboring militant groups. Modi wants to turn India into a manufacturing powe...

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HMD Global Announces Release Date for New Nokia 6 Smartphone

HMD Global Announces Release Date for New Nokia 6 Smartphone

HMD has launched Nokia 3, 5 and 6 in Australia announcing officially recommended pricing and availability details. Now, people wonder if Nokia will be able to break even in the Android marke...

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Mobile LTE-U arrives for customers in a handful of USA cities

Mobile LTE-U arrives for customers in a handful of USA cities

It reports that its field testing began in Los Angeles yesterday and demonstrated downlink speeds of up to 741Mbit/s using 80MHz of aggregated spectrum (higher than AT&T's claim; what a surprise). T...

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