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Boss turns crisis into win with LA 2028 deal — IOC

Boss turns crisis into win with LA 2028 deal — IOC

Chappelet, a specialist in the Olympic movement, also noted that Bach's double hosting plan was helped by the fact that it lined up with the "personal strategies" of Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and her L...

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IBM sets new record for tape storage

As IBM explains, tape storage is still "most secure, energy efficient and cost-effective solution" for storing large chunks of data, and useful for backing up data, even with cloud computing. The resu...

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LG V30: LG teases curved OLED 'FullVision' display

The company says that the display of the next flagship aka LG V30 will come with a 6-inch QHD+ OLED FullVision screen with a resolution of 2880 x 1440 pixels. The V30 display will be a 6 inch disp...

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Hackers Stole 'Thousands of Internal Documents — HBO Security Contractor

Hackers Stole 'Thousands of Internal Documents — HBO Security Contractor

HBO , which like CNN is owned by Time Warner, told CNN Tech earlier this week the company is working with law enforcement and outside cybersecurity companies to investigate the hack. The data stolen f...

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WannaCry 'hero' arrested for creating other malware

WannaCry 'hero' arrested for creating other malware

An indictment claimed that Hutchins created and advertised the availability of a banking Trojan known as "Kronos" on internet forums alongside another unnamed defendant. Hutchins, who tweets anony...

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Iphone 8 will come with 'smart camera' scene recognition mode

Iphone 8 will come with 'smart camera' scene recognition mode

Apple might just kill of one of iPhone's most iconic design. Specifically, his discovery relates to the prospect of facial recognition serving as an authentication method for Apple Pay transactions, w...

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The Popularity of Instagram Stories Presents a Dire Challenge for Snap

The Popularity of Instagram Stories Presents a Dire Challenge for Snap

That may sound like par for the course for the notoriously social media-addicted youth, but the numbers for older Instagrammers aren't that much different. Snap Inc. hit its lowest prices yet Wednesda...

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Dragon Quest XI Is Already Selling Tremendously Well In Japan

Dragon Quest XI Is Already Selling Tremendously Well In Japan

Square Enix already had enough success for early 2017 with Final Fantasy XV , but now another big role-playing adventure has arrived with Dragon Quest XI , which made its way to Japan for Nintendo ...

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BBCI: Bitcoin splits as new currency takes off

BBCI: Bitcoin splits as new currency takes off

The group behind Bitcoin Cash had a very interesting approach to the hard fork , as it made a decision to keep the transaction history of Bitcoin intact in its new implementation. In the long r...

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Get your dance on with two new Persona spin-offs

Get your dance on with two new Persona spin-offs

What pleased fans the most was the storyline, which, aside from being full of fan service, pulled in chibi-fied characters from Persona 3 and 4 and had them interacting in the same world. The final ...

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Hyperloop One speeds ahead, achieving second milestone this year

Hyperloop One speeds ahead, achieving second milestone this year

Despite the success, Hyperloop One co-founder Josh Giegel says he has no plans to extend the length of the DevLoop track. The Hyperloop One XP-1 pod accelerated for 300m before coming to a gradu...

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NASA is looking for someone to protect Earth from aliens

NASA is looking for someone to protect Earth from aliens

Vice versa, this outer-space safety compliance officer also make sure humans don't bring back alien microbes or other biological contamination from space travel that could infect the Earth. Applican...

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Skype gets support for integrated PayPal payments

Skype gets support for integrated PayPal payments

This new Send Money feature requires the new Skype clients, which for now means Android and iOS only. While you'll have to be on the latest version of the Skype mobile app to use Send Money, who...

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How visible will the August 21 solar eclipse be in your area?

How visible will the August 21 solar eclipse be in your area?

Since dismissal for FCS students begins shortly after 3 p.m. the district feels a 30-minute dismissal delay would allow for better supervision of students during the eclipse. "But if people want, they...

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We've already used 100% of natural resources for 2017

We've already used 100% of natural resources for 2017

The data shows that the "overshoot day" comes earlier every following year. Mathis Wackernagel, CEO of Global Footprint Network, said: 'Our planet is finite, but human possibilities are not. Defor...

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Amnesty: law on VPN and anonymizers ban

Amnesty: law on VPN and anonymizers ban

Among the pages which are no longer legally accessible by the citizens of Russian Federation who do not use VPN, are PokerStars, Bwin.Party and 888. "We're disappointed in this development, as it re...

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Google Tracking Algorithm Under FTC Scrutiny Over Privacy

Google Tracking Algorithm Under FTC Scrutiny Over Privacy

Because the algorithm that Google uses is secret, there is no way to determine how well customers' privacy is being protected. "All data is encrypted and aggregated". The final result should show if t...

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Nintendo's Switch battery indicator fix is ridiculously complicated

Nintendo's Switch battery indicator fix is ridiculously complicated

Some people may have noticed that the battery indicator does not accurately represent the amount of charge left, once updated, if you follow the below steps, you can reset the counter and get a more a...

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Overwatch Summer Games is Coming Back August 9 -29

Overwatch Summer Games is Coming Back August 9 -29

As you'll hear in the video below, Blizzard has also made some changes to Lucioball . As well as the main line there's plenty more strings which also indicate a return for Lucioball , such as "Sco...

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S. Korea and USA resume discussions on deployment of additional THAAD launchers

S. Korea and USA resume discussions on deployment of additional THAAD launchers

In the American test of the so-called THAAD system, a medium-range missile was launched from a US Air Force C-17 aircraft flying over the Pacific and a THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) unit...

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Amazon Echo can be turned into a spying device, security researchers reveal

Amazon Echo can be turned into a spying device, security researchers reveal

Following a full examination of the process running on the device and the associated scripts, MWR's researchers investigated how the audio media was being passed and buffered between the processes and...

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Chandigarh Boy of Class XII Secured Google Job as a Graphic Designer

Chandigarh Boy of Class XII Secured Google Job as a Graphic Designer

The Chandigarh administration on Tuesday initiated an investigation into a 16-year-old boy's claim that he was hired by Google as a graphic designer for a Rs 1.44-crore package, reported the Hindus...

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Stardew Valley Multiplayer Lets You Get Very Close to Your Buddies

Stardew Valley Multiplayer Lets You Get Very Close to Your Buddies

Well, at the start of the game, Robin will make an offer to build several more cabins on your farm, up to three more. Friends will live in cabins on the player's farm, and while the player controls wh...

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Mystery asteroid 'beyond range of telescopes' hurtling towards Earth... & NASA's 'excited'

Mystery asteroid 'beyond range of telescopes' hurtling towards Earth... & NASA's 'excited'

It isn't possible to shoot down an asteroid , so if worse comes to worst, NASA would work with FEMA to plan an emergency response similar to how the government handles hurricanes or earthquakes. Ev...

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Creepy Facebook bots talked to each other in a secret language

Creepy Facebook bots talked to each other in a secret language

But when the researchers pitted two of the AI programs, nicknamed Alice and Bob , against each other to trade, the bots began to engage in their own form of communication. Why? These conversat...

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Google India announces 'Made in India' initiative

Google India announces 'Made in India' initiative

Leading communication app Truecaller on 1 August announced it has integrated with video calling app Google Duo that will allow users to make video calls directly through Truecaller on Android and iO...

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Microsoft launches Surface Plus upgrade plan

Microsoft launches Surface Plus upgrade plan

The Pen offers quick response times with 21ms of latency, more accuracy with 4,096 pressure levels, and tilt detection that can help with shading and more. Surface Plus for Business lets SMBs add as ...

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SNES Classic Edition pre-order and launch date confirmed

SNES Classic Edition pre-order and launch date confirmed

The company posted as much on its official Facebook page in a clarifying dispatch that should ease worries about system availability in the lead up to the $79.99 micro-console's September 29 launch....

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Amazon stops sales of BLU phones over

Amazon stops sales of BLU phones over "potential security issue"

Blu has previously been accused of loading apps on its devices that send data back to China. 'Because security and privacy of our customers is of the utmost importance, all Blu phone models have bee...

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Minecraft Cross Platform Play Update Enters Beta On PC and Android

Minecraft Cross Platform Play Update Enters Beta On PC and Android

It's also available on Android devices for users as well. The beta is the first step in Microsoft's Better Together Minecraft upgrade, which aims to unite Minecraft on console, Windows 10, and...

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