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Canadian man accused in Yahoo hack pleads guilty in American court

Canadian man accused in Yahoo hack pleads guilty in American court

The defendants used unauthorised access to Yahoo's systems to steal information from about at least 500 million Yahoo accounts and then used some of that stolen information to obtain unauthorised acce...

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Yooka-Laylee coming to Switch on December 14

The developer promises that there will be a "shed-load of polish and updates", which could very likely end up making this the definitive version of the game. Yooka-Laylee began life as a Kickstarter ...

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Super moon 2017: When is the next one?

Super moon 2017: When is the next one?

During this lunar phenomenon, the moon appears about 14 percent larger and brighter in the night's sky than when in apogee. The lunar event is actually the fourth supermoon of 2017, however, the fir...

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HDMI 2.1 Officially Releases, Makes Way For 10K Video

HDMI 2.1 Officially Releases, Makes Way For 10K Video

HDMI 2.1 will work with 8K video at refresh rates up to 60 Hz, along with 4K video up to 120 Hz. Gamers in particular will be pleased with many of those, such as the Variable Refresh Rate which helps...

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Russians Find Proof Alien Life on International Space Station

Despite what Anton Shkaplerov has said on Russian tv many have pointed out that it is very unlikely that what was found is actually evidence of alien life . In May, TASS announced that Roscosmos ,...

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Research Says Earthworms Can Grew & Reproduce In Mars-Like Conditions

Research Says Earthworms Can Grew & Reproduce In Mars-Like Conditions

Researchers use simulants from a volcano in Hawaii in experiments that study Mars soil and simulants from an Arizona desert for experiments that study the feasibility of growing crops on the lunar s...

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Grande Prairie rental vacancy rate drops to five per cent

Grande Prairie rental vacancy rate drops to five per cent

That compares to a provincewide average rent of $1,164 up from $1,099 a year ago. Rents across the Vancouver CMA increased faster than the provincially allowable increase rate for the third consecut...

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1M VR headsets shipped last quarter, an industry first

1M VR headsets shipped last quarter, an industry first

Analysis firm Canalys estimates 490,000 PlayStation VR headsets were sold in that quarter, followed by 210,000 Oculus Rifts and 160,000 HTC Vive headsets. It was more than likely that due to the...

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Final Fantasy XV Pinpoints Kingdom Hearts 3 PC Prowess

The very first Final Fantasy released on December 18, 1987. Next year will be a big one, and we will bring exciting, new Final Fantasy games to the world. A release date, however, is a little more...

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MacOS gives users full admin rights without password

MacOS gives users full admin rights without password

In the login field, type " root " as the username. It also allows for anyone to login to a machine even immediately after reboot. It gets worse. You can use this programming blunder to disable FileV...

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Burgundy Red Galaxy S8 launched in Korea

Burgundy Red Galaxy S8 launched in Korea

At that time, the company didn't reveal its launch date but now the new variant has officially been officially launched in Korea. That's changing now, as Samsung has officially launched the Burgundy R...

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Coral Transplant Gives Hopes for the Great Barrier Reef

Eight months later, the researchers were amazed to see that the coral survived . "Innovative science like larval reseeding is one piece in the puzzle of protecting the Reef into the future", Great ...

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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp scores 15 million downloads in just one week

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp scores 15 million downloads in just one week

As shown in the chart below, estimated downloads of Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp were almost half of Super Mario Run's 32 million during its first six days on the App Store and Google Play (where ...

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Super strong robots show off artificial muscles

Super strong robots show off artificial muscles

In a study titled "Fluid-driven origami-inspired artificial muscles", the team of researchers described a new type of artificial muscle that is made up of a sealed bag that is filled with fluid or air...

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Hariri says he won't let Hezbollah destabilize the region's security

Hariri says he won't let Hezbollah destabilize the region's security

Saudi Arabia has accused Hezbollah of declaring war on the kingdom by supporting Yemen's Houthi rebels, who fired a ballistic missile the night of Hariri's resignation that was intercepted near Riyadh...

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Apple files patent application for foldable application

Apple files patent application for foldable application

The Cupertino-based tech giant has applied for a patent for a foldable electronic device earlier this month, though it's not certain whether the patent specifically applies to a future iPhone . H...

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Ubisoft Reflections reveals 'musical experience' Ode

Ubisoft Reflections reveals 'musical experience' Ode

Ode is a simple game, where the only real objective is to spread joy (in fact, if we're reading the press release properly, the main character's name is Joy, as in " Ode to Joy"). Ubisoft Reflection...

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TRAI supports net neutrality

TRAI supports net neutrality

If adopted by the Modi government, Internet service providers would not be able to engage in practices such as "blocking, degrading, slowing down or granting preferential speeds or treatment to any co...

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Pokemon GO Celebrates 3 Billion Catches with Ho-Oh Raid

Pokemon GO Celebrates 3 Billion Catches with Ho-Oh Raid

This announcement comes as a shocking surprise for Pokemon Go players, especially since it seemed the final tier of the Global Catch Challenge culminated in Farfetch'd being up for grabs outside i...

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Facebook rolls out AI to detect suicidal posts before they're reported

Facebook rolls out AI to detect suicidal posts before they're reported

That does not include the reports that Facebook has received from concerned users. It's been testing the software in the USA for the past nine months, but has announced today it will now be rolled o...

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India pre-orders for Oppo F5 6GB RAM variant are now live

India pre-orders for Oppo F5 6GB RAM variant are now live

The front camera can also take bokeh shots much like the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. According to Flipkart's website , only the black variant of the smartphone seems to be available. The devic...

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Amazon Web Services launches platform to build AR, VR and 3D apps

Amazon Web Services launches platform to build AR, VR and 3D apps

Developers can choose from Amazon Sumerian's library of pre-built objects, download and import objects from third-party asset stores such as Sketchfab or Turbosquid, or create and import their own...

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Oppo F5 Youth edition with 16MP selfie camera launched: Price, specifications

Oppo F5 Youth edition with 16MP selfie camera launched: Price, specifications

To clear, Oppo F5 Youth is the downgraded version or the affordable variant of Oppo F5 smartphone. The smartphone is powered by the MediaTek MT6763T chipset which is paired with either 4GB of RAM ...

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Tips & Safety on Cyber Monday

Tips & Safety on Cyber Monday

Some experts say that Cyber Monday could be even bigger than Black Friday with as much as six-billion dollars in online sales. This number has been growing at a rate of around 5% per year since 2010...

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HMD Global starts rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update to Nokia 8

HMD Global starts rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update to Nokia 8

The update weighs in at 1232Mb, and according to Xperia Blog , the Xperia X Performance should receive the update soon as well. Since, the coveted major update is now hitting Sony Xperia XZ and XZ...

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Apple reportedly planning an iPhone SE 2 for Q1 2018

Apple reportedly planning an iPhone SE 2 for Q1 2018

Within the world-renowned sales titled Black Friday Apple pleases its customers with new generous offers. You can get up to a $150 gift card with your purchase, but that hardly compares to deal...

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New 'Big Bird' species discovered in Galapagos Islands

New 'Big Bird' species discovered in Galapagos Islands

These new unnamed birds were called simply "Big Bird" because they were larger than the native species, and while it was odd on its own, nature had one more curve ball in store for researchers. Even m...

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Dolly The Sheep Did Not Die Because She Was A Clone

Dolly The Sheep Did Not Die Because She Was A Clone

Cloning could be far safer than previously believed, as new analysis shows that Dolly the sheep did not age prematurely, nor did she develop arthritis. Dolly was lame in one knee, but the extent of ...

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Apple working on

Apple working on "foldable" iPhone that opens like a book!

The device, or its patent, also mentions a MicroOLED screen, the next generation of screen technology. While South Korean tech firms, including LG and Samsung , used to dominate the smartphone ma...

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YouTube Returns To The Amazon Echo Show: Vimeo, Dailymotion Coming As Well

YouTube Returns To The Amazon Echo Show: Vimeo, Dailymotion Coming As Well

You can still ask Alexa to search for specific videos or topical videos on YouTube and it will give you results like before, in thumbnails and titles arranged horizontally so you can swipe through the...

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