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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will have a battle royale mode

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will have a battle royale mode

The big brains at Treyarch have announced they'll bring three Zombies experiences to Black Ops 4 at launch. The Call of Duty franchise was built on the darkness of real warfare and risking...

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YouTube is launching a music streaming service next week

YouTube is launching a music streaming service next week

This will get expanded beyond to other countries in the following weeks. YouTube today announced in its official blog that YouTube Music , a new music streaming service will be coming on Ma...

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New Mario Tennis Aces Gameplay Shows Off Intense, Arcadey Matches

New Mario Tennis Aces Gameplay Shows Off Intense, Arcadey Matches

The previous game in the series, Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash for Wii U, was met with scathing reviews, mostly due to its limited content. Nintendo has announced that a Mario Tennis Aces Pre-La...

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Pilot and boy (7) killed in Offaly plane crash named locally

Pilot and boy (7) killed in Offaly plane crash named locally

A Garda spokesman said there were 16 parachutists on board. It's understood the young boy's father was one of the parachute jumpers - while the pilot was an experienced flyer from the UK. Gardaí sai...

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Europa Plumes: New Evidence Found for Water on Jupiter Moon

Europa Plumes: New Evidence Found for Water on Jupiter Moon

NASA found more evidence of water plumes in Jupiter's moon Europa by poring over 20-year-old data from the Galileo probe in the 1990s. Xianzhe Jia , a planetary scientist at the University of ...

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OnePlus 6 price confirmed; will cost 519 Euros in Germany

OnePlus 6 price confirmed; will cost 519 Euros in Germany

It'll come in two configurations, and both sizes have prices attached in today's leak - in Euros: €519 for the 64GB version, and €569 for the 128GB version. It's possible that a variant with 8GB of ...

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Nasa is sending a helicopter to search the skies over Mars

Nasa is sending a helicopter to search the skies over Mars

It has twin rotors that will spin at about 3,000 rotations per minute, which is 10 times faster than Earth helicopters. And it won't be able to go very high. The helicopter will attempt up to five f...

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Facebook seeks to best leverage blockchain, sets up research group

Facebook seeks to best leverage blockchain, sets up research group

The next couple of months or years are going to be interesting as we will probably see where the new blockchain division will take Facebook . The roles of the company's top two leaders - Zucker...

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SUBJECT: Write emails faster with Smart Compose in Gmail

SUBJECT: Write emails faster with Smart Compose in Gmail

Smart Compose is more like the predictive text on your smartphone. For example, if you type "My address is", you'll have the opportunity to auto-complete the sentence with your address. Google's addi...

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Apple iPhone X's Face ID technology has got problems

Apple iPhone X's Face ID technology has got problems

Apple is aware of a bug that affects some iPhone microphones during calls, according to reports. The lenses differ on what they do. This new support document from Apple to the service centres h...

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Chicopee's Frontera Grill celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Chicopee's Frontera Grill celebrates Cinco de Mayo

In the 1960s and 1970s, the day became identified with the Chicano rights movement in the United States, especially in the state of California. The battle wasn't a decisive turning point, and the Fren...

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Waymo driverless vehicle crash video released after Arizona collision

Waymo driverless vehicle crash video released after Arizona collision

It seems like the tech giants are struggling with the safe testing of the self-driving vehicles . The local police reported that minor injuries have been caused from the accident after a sedan swer...

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Xiaomi's sales surge while it files for potentially the largest-ever IPO

Xiaomi's sales surge while it files for potentially the largest-ever IPO

The exchange operator had modified its regulations to accommodate such companies after losing Alibaba's dual-class listing to NY because rules at the time only allowed a single share class. For Q4 2...

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The 3 wildest moments from Elon Musk's Tesla earnings call

The 3 wildest moments from Elon Musk's Tesla earnings call

Next. Boring bonehead questions are not cool. But on Wednesday, Musk said manufacturing has actually been improved by taking some robots off the assembly lines. And if more manufacturing hangups a...

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Oculus Go VR Headset Sells Out in Hours

Oculus Go VR Headset Sells Out in Hours

As far as pricing goes, it will retail for $199 for the 32GB variant, while the 64GB model will be priced at $249. Oculus hasn't announced the shipping date for the Go standalone VR headset. But i...

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Juve scored twice in last five minutes to sink ten-man Inter

Juve scored twice in last five minutes to sink ten-man Inter

Gonzalo Higuain headed a dramatic late victor as Juventus pulled off a sensational turnaround to beat 10-man rivals Inter 3-2 in the Derby d'Italia, moving the Serie A leaders four points clear of...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 confirmed? Everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 confirmed? Everything you need to know

Although the Samsung Galaxy A6 and Galaxy A6 + surfaced in countless leaks and rumors so far, the last one leaves nothing to the imagination. According to the listing, the Galaxy A6+ appears ...

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Money in Budget for Barrier Reef

Money in Budget for Barrier Reef

The funding will be confirmed in the May budget, according to the newspaper. But scientists and environmental advocates warn that the 1,400-mile-long Great Barrier Reef is already facing a full ec...

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Watch Fortnite get clobbered by meteors as the comet apocalypse approaches

Watch Fortnite get clobbered by meteors as the comet apocalypse approaches

Though the Battle Royale portion of Fortnite is free to play, Epic does sell Early Access to its "Save the World" mode. If you look closely, you'll notice that you can see the face of a superh...

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Spider-Man Homecoming 2

Spider-Man Homecoming 2

First gained by Peter via Tony Stark in last year's Spider-Man: Homecoming , Peter's never had a reason to wear it until Thanos's Q-Ship shows up in the NY skyline. This Insomniac offering lets you t...

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"Schoolhouse Rock" writer Bob Dorough dead at 94

In the late '40s, Dorough made his way to NY, working there as a pianist and singer. Then-ABC executive Michael Eisner turned the songs into a series of animated videos that appeared between Satur...

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Amazon is launching a new Echo meant just for kids

Amazon is launching a new Echo meant just for kids

And if you have several Echo devices spread across other rooms, music playback using those speakers can also be synced as well. "With the screen, Alexa adds an enriching visual experience to voi...

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How to create custom Amazon Alexa Skills without any coding knowledge

How to create custom Amazon Alexa Skills without any coding knowledge

A user will simply add an activation phrase to Alexa's knowledge base like "Alexa, open my burns " from there you can also add a response like, "You again?" The Alexa skills a user creates are spec...

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OnePlus 6 launch on 18 May

OnePlus 6 launch on 18 May

Users will be able to do a hands-on full review of OnePlus 6 get to keep the flagship device as well. The report further said that the Chinese smartphone company is planning to launch the flagsh...

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NASA may soon identify 2400 alien planets

NASA may soon identify 2400 alien planets

Space Exploration Technologies Corp . sent to orbit on Wednesday a planet-hunter spacecraft known as TESS, or the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite. This last part is important: TESS is keepin...

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Dark Souls Remastered DELAY: Nintendo Switch gamers face longer wait

Dark Souls Remastered DELAY: Nintendo Switch gamers face longer wait

The infamously hard RPG classic is getting a long-awaited revival with the upcoming Dark Souls Remastered , and while PS4, Xbox One, and PC players will get to re-experience its trials next month, N...

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'Star Wars Battlefront II' revives microtransactions for cosmetics

'Star Wars Battlefront II' revives microtransactions for cosmetics

Credits are earned through in-game activity and can be redeemed toward Appearances, as well. As well as bringing back microtransactions , the Endor update will also introduce a brand new multiplaye...

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Spotify Premium, Now With Hulu now available for $12.99 per month

Spotify Premium, Now With Hulu now available for $12.99 per month

This bundle is initially limited to users with an existing Spotify Premium subscription, but it will become available to all users later on. Billing is handled through Spotify , and compared to sub...

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