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WADA Reveals One Key Factor Behind Clearing of 95 Russian Athletes

WADA Reveals One Key Factor Behind Clearing of 95 Russian Athletes

Rodchenkov, identified in a 2015 WADA report as an "aider and abettor of the doping activities", revealed a scheme for covering up Russian competitors' positive drug samples at the 2014 Winter Olympi...

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BlueBorne Vulnerability Scanner for Android

BlueBorne Vulnerability Scanner for Android

That's well above the number of Android devices out in the wild, as it includes everything that comes with Bluetooth connectivity. A full analysis of the BlueBorne security threat can be found o...

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Nokia 2 leaks in photos, and it definitely looks like a phone

Nokia 2 leaks in photos, and it definitely looks like a phone

On the software front, the Nokia 2 is expected to run on a stock edition of Android Nougat. However, Nokia 8 is not the only Nokia-branded smartphone to have Oreo update facilty. Storage is go...

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Sen. Al Franken Has A Couple Concerns About Apple's New Face ID

Sen. Al Franken Has A Couple Concerns About Apple's New Face ID

Featuring an all-glass front and back and wrapped in a narrow band of stainless steel, the 5.8-inch iPhone X comes with Apple's first-ever OLED display, as well as wireless charging capabilities...

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Google is planning to launch mobile payment service in India

Google is planning to launch mobile payment service in India

Android Pay has become a popular method of digital payment since its launch in the United States and Europe. This Payment service would support Govt's UPI ( Unified Payments Interface) as well as p...

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IPhone 8 and 8 Plus have smaller batteries than last year's models

For quite a few people it's really hard to grasp just how powerful these chips are - and to a certain extent, it feels like much of that power is wasted in an iPhone, which is mostly doing relatively ...

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Samsung Establishes $300M Smart Car Fund

Samsung Establishes $300M Smart Car Fund

The announcement comes shortly after Samsung completed its acquisition of American audio and in-car technology firm Harman . " Automotive advances like autonomous control and advanced driver ass...

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Overwatch could have more content, if it weren't for toxic players

Overwatch could have more content, if it weren't for toxic players

Traditionally, Kaplan uses Blizzard's Overwatch Developer Update videos to discuss the introduction of new characters or maps , as well as announcing changes to the existing roster of heroes ....

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Doom and Wolfenstein are coming to Nintendo Switch

Doom and Wolfenstein are coming to Nintendo Switch

Announced at the Nintendo Direct presentation, both id Software's Doom from a year ago, and the upcoming Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus by MachineGames are heading to the Nintendo console. W...

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Google May Launch Pixel 2 on October 4

Google has launched a teaser site and a video asking dissatisfied smartphone users to "stay tuned for more on October 4". And now the tech enthusiasts around the world are eagerly waiting for the l...

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Powermat Wireless Charging Fully Compatible with New Apple iPhone series

Fast charging on the iPhone X , iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus will not be available right out of the box. "As the first wireless charging company to develop the technology, we've always envisioned a...

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Facebook to clamp down on who can cash in on ads

Facebook to clamp down on who can cash in on ads

Keep in mind that even if your content is eligible for ads, some brands and advertisers may choose to use brand safety controls to tailor where their ads run. At the same time, Facebook's vice pre...

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Kirby Booked For Battle Royale On 3DS: Star Allies Forming On Switch

Kirby Booked For Battle Royale On 3DS: Star Allies Forming On Switch

Kirby Star Allies will feature co-op gameplay where you can throw hearts at up to three enemies and turn them into your allies. Meanwhile, the artwork features a ton of cute Kirby abilities that ...

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Longford teachers proud of their Junior Cert students

Longford teachers proud of their Junior Cert students

Changes to Junior Cycle subjects are being implemented on a phased basis with both grading systems appearing together until 2021 at which time the last of the revised Junior Cycle subjects will be exa...

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BlueBorne: All it Takes is 10 Seconds to Get Your Device Hacked

BlueBorne: All it Takes is 10 Seconds to Get Your Device Hacked

The entire attack can go "completely undetected by the user" as pointed out by the security firm. There are technically several different attack vectors spread across different operating systems. "We ...

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Apple raised iPad Pro prices while we watched iPhone X launch

Apple raised iPad Pro prices while we watched iPhone X launch

It's unclear if Apple will drop the prices of the iPads back down should NAND memory prices go down, but it's not above Apple typically makes. Worse yet, Apple's tablets aren't believed to have been u...

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The New Apple Watch Is Basically Also a Smartphone

The New Apple Watch Is Basically Also a Smartphone

That's how they positioned the manufacturer. The LTE-enabled Android Wear watches generally have mediocre battery life , and Apple would need to keep the same "all-day" battery to make LTE useful...

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Russia Promoted Anti-Immigrant Events Using Fake Accounts On Facebook

Russia Promoted Anti-Immigrant Events Using Fake Accounts On Facebook

It finally acted last month, taking down thousands of ads linked to an infamous, pro-Putin internet agency . "Due to the town of Twin Falls, Idaho, becoming a center of refugee resettlement, which ...

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Viral photo of Florida officers draws wild response

Viral photo of Florida officers draws wild response

Officer Rengering , described as the one "with the fantastic hair", is single, but the department jokes he's being placed into "Cougar Prey Protective Care, similar to the witness protection program ...

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The NES Classic Edition returning in 2018

The NES Classic Edition returning in 2018

But now it appears the company is rethinking its strategy. The NES Classic Edition features 30 classic games from the NES machine, including Super Mario Bros . The SNES Classic is set to releas...

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Arsenal should use Europa League to give chances to young talent

Arsenal should use Europa League to give chances to young talent

The Arsenal target man was just as one-dimensional when he was asked about the importance of Saturday's win against Bournemouth . For the first time since Arsène Wenger took over at the club,...

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Destiny 2 servers down for maintenance this afternoon, but not for long

Destiny 2 servers down for maintenance this afternoon, but not for long

Bungie confirmed that the Leviathan raid will require 260 power level . It's quite possible that Bungie decided to make the first raid a bit more accessible to those who didn't have the time t...

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Android 8.0 Oreo Custom ROM reaches Selected Samsung, OnePlus, Motorola, Xiaomi smartphones

Android 8.0 Oreo Custom ROM reaches Selected Samsung, OnePlus, Motorola, Xiaomi smartphones

Going by Samsung's previous records and one of the few leaks, we feel that the Oreo update could reach the average Galaxy S8 user by the time Samsung is finalising the Galaxy S9, which is expected to ...

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Frankfurt Motor Show: Rear-drive Audi R8 RWS now a reality

Frankfurt Motor Show: Rear-drive Audi R8 RWS now a reality

The German carmaker has now finally revealed what is the first rear wheel drive iteration of its popular R8 sportscar. But we're sure it makes up for this every time you turn in a sharp corner. Stylin...

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Even more 911 in an SUV: the new Porsche Cayenne Turbo

Even more 911 in an SUV: the new Porsche Cayenne Turbo

Porsche have shown off the 2019 Cayenne Turbo and boy, it's got some serious legs. With an output of 550 hp, it exceeds the engine of its predecessor by 30 hp, while the maximum torque of 567 lb-ft re...

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Oppo A71, priced at Rs 12990 launched in India

Oppo A71, priced at Rs 12990 launched in India

OPPO A71 is an ultra-sleek smartphone with metal unibody, offering OPPO's signature design outside of its "Selfie Expert F" series. Oppo A71 is an entry-level smartphone and comes with features l...

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Compact electric Mercedes EQA revealed at Frankfurt Motor Show

Compact electric Mercedes EQA revealed at Frankfurt Motor Show

Sitting on a battery-electric platform exclusive to future Mercedes EVs, the EQA features an electric motor driving each axle with a total of just shy of 270 horsepower, however drivers will be able...

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BlackBerry Priv won't get Android Oreo, DTEKs also unlikely

BlackBerry Priv won't get Android Oreo, DTEKs also unlikely

As The Register notes, Samsung doesn't seem to have had any problems pushing out an Android Nougat update to Samsung Galaxy S6 owners - despite that device being launched six months before the Pri...

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Xiaomi Mi A1 Pre-Booking Start Today: 5 Reasons to Buy It

Xiaomi Mi A1 Pre-Booking Start Today: 5 Reasons to Buy It

With Mi A1 , Xiaomi is offering its first budget dual-rear camera smartphone in India. It contains the 5.5-inch full-HD display and the screen resolution is about 1080×1920 pixels, and it has t...

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BMW displays i Vision Dynamics and X7 iPerformance at Frankfurt

BMW displays i Vision Dynamics and X7 iPerformance at Frankfurt

The i Vision Dynamics may not be ready for production just yet, but it's a good indication of the design language set out for BMW's electric revolution. Note, the i Vision Dynamics, if it is intended ...

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