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All of the newest MacBook Pros exclusively feature Thunderbolt 3 ports, which some will appreciate but all will scowl at when they're forced to buy multiple dongles to connect legacy accessories. An analyst says the new model's disappointing sales could lead to the phone being cancelled - with production stopping as soon as this summer. Apple also released new leather sleeves for its MacBook lineup.
  • Hitman 2 accidentally outed by reveal site

    Hitman 2 accidentally outed by reveal site

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    Beloved industry insider "lashman" linked Hitman 2's logo on the Warner Bros. website ahead of its reveal. Another tweet which sparked more excitement, this time from WB Games, pictured a race auto. Whatever the case, get into your killing mood; you'll be heading out to murder some more, 47! The most recent iteration of Hitman , 2016's reboot delivered in episodic form, received much praise and healthy sales, so there's every likelihood that Hitman 2 will follow a similar format.
  • Apple just quietly killed the original Apple Watch

    Apple just quietly killed the original Apple Watch

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    The new platform brings a list of anticipated features, including third-party app support on the Siri watch face and the ability to offer Watch to Watch communication through an all-new feature called Walkie-Talkie . Also, third-party apps, like Nike+ Run Club and Citymapper, will be accessible directly through the Siri watch face for the first time. Instead of raising your wrist and then addressing Siri by name, you can just start asking your question.
  • Apple has blocked Telegram updates on the App Store

    Apple has blocked Telegram updates on the App Store

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    In a post on his own Telegram channel today, Durov apologised for some features not working under just-released iOS 11 .4. Encrypted messaging app Telegram is feeling the squeeze out of Russian Federation, where regulators are not letting up in their ongoing attempts to block the app because its publishers refuse to provide regulators with access to messages on the platform.
  • Xiaomi Mi Band 3 officially at CNY 169

    Xiaomi Mi Band 3 officially at CNY 169

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    Rumours are rife that the company might unveil a low-end model Mi 8 SE with watered down specifications. Is the Xiaomi Mi 8 coming the UK? Previously only available on select Xiaomi phones like the full- screen Mi Mix 2 and Mi Mix 2s , these fullscreen gestures will seemingly become available for all devices.
  • Rage 2: Release Window, Gameplay Details Announced

    Rage 2: Release Window, Gameplay Details Announced

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    WELCOME TO THE SHOOTERVERSE - id Software's shooter pedigree and Avalanche Studios'open world prowessis dream-team-made-real for RAGE 2 . The corrupt government in RAGE 2 is now on a renewed mission to take down every remaining pureblood Arkists, and their leader, General Cross, will slaughter anyone in the way of his goal.
  • PUBG Mobile update brings a new desert map and more

    PUBG Mobile update brings a new desert map and more

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    The majority of " PUBG Mobile's" revenue so far (about 48%) comes from the U.S. Rounding out the remainder of its top five countries for revenue are Thailand (7%), Great Britain (5%), Canada (4%), and Russian Federation (3%). That said, some people don't want to complete missions, or want to spend a few dollars and get stuff right away. With the omnipresent rise of Fortnite , giving such a hardy update to PUBG Mobile is as much a move of developer care as it is of necessity.
  • Nintendo Announces Details for Mario Tennis Aces Pre-Launch Online Tournament Demo

    Nintendo Announces Details for Mario Tennis Aces Pre-Launch Online Tournament Demo

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    The online demo will conclude on Sunday, June 3rd at 11:59 p.m. From June 1 to June 3 , you will be able to hop online to participate in a free pre-launch tournament for Mario Tennis Aces . Nintendo won't say who those characters are yet, but we have a pretty good idea . In Swing Mode, players can use their Joy-Con controllers like a tennis racket, swinging them to initiate the tennis swings in the game.
  • Google's Android Things is a new OS for the Internet of Things

    Google's Android Things is a new OS for the Internet of Things

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    We'll obviously get a whole lot of info about the next version of Android, but no doubt AI, AR, Assistant , and other Google products will have their moment as well. As described in the announcement, Google is making it possible for "media apps to directly integrate their results into Android Auto ". The Play platform should see some modest gains this year starting with Google News.
  • Microsoft Build 2018: How to watch, livestream and what to expect

    Microsoft Build 2018: How to watch, livestream and what to expect

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    This year's developer conference is expected to be bigger than ever as Microsoft could make a new announcement regarding the Artifical Intelligence, Intelligent Cloud and much more. There will be also be support for deeper SharePoint integration in Teams and the ability to view Power BI Visualizations in Excel. It is slowly closing in on the gap with Amazon Web Services and at Build 2018 , we are likely to see new support for developer ecosystems built on top of Azure Cloud.
  • Italy's Elia Viviani wins the second stage after a thrilling final sprint

    Italy's Elia Viviani wins the second stage after a thrilling final sprint

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    Stage 3 will follow a 229-kilometer (143-mile) route from Beersheba in the Negev desert down to Israel's southern tip of Eilat along the Red Sea. Viviani edged fellow Italian Sacha Modolo of EF Education First-Drapac p/b Cannondale at the finish line and pumped his fist in triumph in a near repeat of his sprint victory in Tel Aviv on Saturday.
  • Windy and warm Tuesday

    Windy and warm Tuesday

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    Ryan McPike, a KMTV meteorologist, said the enhanced risk means the Omaha area could get heavy rain, high winds, hail and possibly a tornado. Warm temperatures and low humidity will create elevated fire weather concerns, however winds will be mainly light.
  • YouTube Kids Bolsters Parental Controls

    YouTube Kids Bolsters Parental Controls

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    Kids using the app will see a bar at the top of the screen with a 10-minute countdown before the app goes into sleep mode, so they can wind down conversations. You can set different times for weekdays versus weekends. Facebook Messenger Kids was the only app allowing parents to take full control of their Children's online behaviour and tracking down their activities.
  • NTSB removes Tesla as a party in the investigation of fatal crash

    NTSB removes Tesla as a party in the investigation of fatal crash

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    The current analyst consensus rating clocked at 3.2.The technical indicator does not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains/loss anytime soon. The NTSB chafed that Tesla improperly released incomplete data without authorization. Not all investors bought Musk's ambitious projections. And during a CBS interview this week, Musk suggested that things are moving in the right direction.
  • Games-New Zealand strike double gold in rugby sevens

    Games-New Zealand strike double gold in rugby sevens

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    After going up 12-0 in the first half, New Zealand barely saw the ball in the second seven minutes, allowing Australia to level the scores. The champions put Ware across as Mocenecagi watched on from off the field to extend their lead to 19-0, only for the try to be ruled out when a video replay showed the 23-year-old had lost control of the ball over the line.
  • Google kicks off construction on $600M Alabama data center

    Google kicks off construction on $600M Alabama data center

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    Writing a stern letter to the Google boss, thousands of employees are protesting the project that the company received from the Pentagon, The New York Times reports. Internet giant Google today officially launched construction of a $600 million data center in Alabama with a groundbreaking ceremony at the site in Jackson County.
  • Hands-free Alexa coming to Amazon Fire tablets

    Hands-free Alexa coming to Amazon Fire tablets

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    Say "Alexa, tell everyone dinner's ready", and everyone in your home within earshot of an Echo device will hear you say "dinner's ready". You will not be able to access hands-free Alexa if the device is asleep and plugged into a low-power source (Amazon uses the example of a computer's USB port).
  • Microsoft reorganises, with eye for cloud, AI

    Microsoft reorganises, with eye for cloud, AI

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    Giving a fresh impetus to his vision of achieving Intelligent Cloud and Edge, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has realigned duties of his core senior team, announcing that Terry Myerson, Head of Windows and Devices Group ( WDG ), was leaving the company.
  • AirSwap (AST) Price Reaches $0.30 on Major Exchanges

    AirSwap (AST) Price Reaches $0.30 on Major Exchanges

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    The highest price was $0.2293 and lowest of $0.1635 for March 23-24. Over the last week, Electra has traded 13.7% lower against the USA dollar. Ripple (XRP) traded down 4.3% against the dollar and now trades at $0.64 or 0.00007477 BTC. DigiCube's official Twitter account is @PurePoS. The Reddit community for AirSwap is /r/AirSwap and the currency's Github account can be viewed here.
  • "Apple Slashes Production Cost For Cheap New 5.8" iPhone X

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    The 6.1-inch iPhone will apparently retain most elements of the iPhone X design, but use an LCD display and lack some features like 3D Touch. One of them will be the iPhone X Plus, the second one will be the successor to the iPhone X , while the third model is going to be the iPhone model that will feature a bezel-less display, but come with an LCD screen panel rather than an OLED one.
  • J&K: 2 militants killed, CRPF jawan injured in encounter in Khonmoh

    J&K: 2 militants killed, CRPF jawan injured in encounter in Khonmoh

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    A gunfight is raging between a group of militants and security forces in Khanmoh area outside the highway town of Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district since Thursday afternoon. The spokesman said as per police records, Bhat and Dar had joined militancy a year ago in the month of March and August respectively. "Along (with) the bodies, incriminating materials which include weapon and ammunition have been recovered as well", a police press statement said.
  • Amazon Alexa Available with Follow-Up Mode and New Innovations

    Amazon Alexa Available with Follow-Up Mode and New Innovations

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    To enable the Follow-Up Mode , open the Alexa app then head to the settings. You'll know if Alexa is ready for a follow-up question if the blue indicator light is on after Alexa answers your first question. To fix the issue, Amazon is disabling that command and changing the trigger phrase to " Alexa , can you laugh?" The blue light will go out as usual to show that Alexa is no longer listening.
  • Valve's Gabe Newell Says They're Back To Making Games

    Valve's Gabe Newell Says They're Back To Making Games

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    The news came directly from none other than the big head honcho himself Gabe Newell during a demo tour of Valve's new DOTA 2-themed digital card game , Artifact . When Miyamoto is sitting down thinking about the next version of Zelda or Mario , he's thinking what is the controller going to look like, what sort of graphics and other capabilities [will the platform have].
  • Navigate Google Maps as Super Mario in A New Update

    Navigate Google Maps as Super Mario in A New Update

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    Mario will now replace the navigation arrow and be your new copilot. It's perfectly simple: someone way back in the dusty ruins of time realized that "Mar 10" looks a little bit like "Mario" on paper, and thus that kinda made it Mario's unofficial birthday.
  • Amazon will soon stop selling Nest products as spat with Google deepens

    Amazon will soon stop selling Nest products as spat with Google deepens

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    Their products include the new smart thermostat , home security products, and other home appliances. The report says that Amazon representatives told Nest that the decision "came from the top", which implies this goes all the way up to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos , though no report has concluded that with any certainty.