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Facebook launches new camera features and Stories platform

Facebook launches new camera features and Stories platform

Reactive effects, by Facebook's own description, allow you to "interact with dynamic objects", in your photos and videos, while style effects will apply special artistic filters to them. If you want...

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SpaceX to launch first-ever used rocket to space

Parts of the Space Shuttle boosters were refurbishable, but no company has pulled off the "rapid reusability" that SpaceX is targeting to lower launch costs, said Larson, the former Obama adviser....

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Palace urges public to observe Earth Hour

Having been to last year's Earth Hour, Dubai kicks it up a notch by making it into an eco-friendly neon light display. The cathedrals in Birmingham, Gloucester, Lincoln, Manchester and Salisbury are...

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Jason Day withdraws from Match Play due to mother's illness

Jason Day withdraws from Match Play due to mother's illness

GERMANY: In his last worldwide game - the 130th in a 13-year career - Lukas Podolski hit a brilliant winning goal to sign off with a 1-0 win over England in a friendly at Dortmund. "I guess it's his ...

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Google delivers a standing O of an Android preview for devs

Apps that support PIP will let you continue watching a video even when being interrupted by another app, such as when receiving a call. For example, if you tap on the the entertainment shortcut, you...

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IPhone 8 Will Fast Charge via Lightning, Not USB-C

KGI says that there are two reasons why Apple is holding back on switching to USB-C: MFi royalties from the iOS accessory ecosystem, and form factor. Apple will use a "2-cell L-shaped" battery pack...

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Snapchat set for IPO surge

Snapchat set for IPO surge

The company's fate on Wall Street also stands to serve as a litmus test of sorts that will help us understand if the age of overhyped social media companies is coming to a close. Shares of Snap , the...

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Windows 10 in Trouble as Gamers Move Back to Windows 7

Windows 10 in Trouble as Gamers Move Back to Windows 7

For now, this headset has to be connected to a PC running Windows 10 to function. "We're also excited to share that Windows Mixed Reality experiences will light up on other devices over time, beyond...

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Spotify Rumored to Be Introducing Lossless Audio Plan

Some folks say that Spotify Hi-Fi costs an extra $5 per month on top of the $10 monthly Spotify Premium price, while some have gotten a $7.50 price and others have seen a $10 price increase. Another s...

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Wild trade for Hanzal and White

ARIZ is receiving a first-rounder, a second-rounder and a conditional pick that can become a second. This is an immediate boost to Hanzal's trade value, as he's already potted 16 goals and 26 points i...

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Tsonga beats Kyrgios to reach Open 13 final in Marseille

The 21-year-old Australian fired down 15 aces and lost just six points on serve in a ruthless display that lasted less than an hour. Tsonga improved to a 17-3 record on the season. "I tried my best,...

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SpaceX Dragon Docks With International Space Station

Luckily, nothing is wrong with the Dragon; it's in space recalculating how to dock with the ISS, which should happen Thursday. The delayed launch one day later went perfectly - but when the Dra...

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Survey reveals record number of manatees spotted in Florida waters

State wildlife officials and manatee advocates have voiced concern about the high number of manatee deaths occurring after collisions with watercraft. "The manatee's recovery is incredibly encouraging...

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The Zuckerberg Manifesto Shows Facebook at Its Best and Its Very Worst

The Zuckerberg Manifesto Shows Facebook at Its Best and Its Very Worst

Modi recently asked his ministers to share their meetings and information on Facebook so that they can receive direct feedback from citizens, the Facebook CEO wrote in a 5,700-worded post on its " Com...

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Branden Albert trade rumors indicate Jaguars interested

Branden Albert trade rumors indicate Jaguars interested

Albert has two years remaining on his contract and is due to be paid $8.875 million in 2017 and $9.575 million in 2018, though none of that is guaranteed. This and Albert's lofty contract are paving a...

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Why did Disney work with PewDiePie in the first place — Twitter reacts

While he was watching, he said that he is not anti-semitic. YouTube's biggest star may be fading. All of his videos have been viewed more than 14 billion times. Realizing these videos were controver...

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Pilot Whales Refloated After Hundreds Stranded on New Zealand Beach

More than 650 pilot whales had beached themselves along Farewell Spit at the tip of the South Island in two separate mass strandings over recent days. In 1985, about 450 whales stranded in Auckland. T...

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Chicago aquarium euthanizes more than 90-year-old lungfish

Chicago aquarium euthanizes more than 90-year-old lungfish

Through the decades, Granddad has charmed and amused roughly 104 million visitors, according to Shedd Aquarium. Amazingly, Granddad arrived from Australia just before the Century of Progress World...

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Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz Proposes Bill to Abolish EPA

Florida Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz Proposes Bill to Abolish EPA

He has pledged to roll back environmental protections. The turmoil at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA ) continues as Republican congressman Matt Gaetz seeks to shut the whole agency dow...

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Final Fantasy XV running on PC

And there won't be any delay in updates as a result the console version. "If we can export it to the world as a high-proficiency, competitive fighting tool, while also an enjoyable team battle Final...

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Florida Panthers Owner Vincent Viola Withdraws from Secretary of Army Nomination

Defense Secretary James Mattis would have worked above him if he was confirmed. Vincent Viola , a billionaire U.S. veteran and Wall Street trader, accepted Mr Trump's offer to run his former armed ...

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Canada's Hudson's Bay makes takeover approach for Macy's

For Hudson's Bay, a deal could add another marquee name to its portfolio, which includes Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor. Macy's has faced declining sales while it struggles with the impact of...

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Ban Ki-moon drops out of South Korea presidential race

Mr Ban gave a brief press conference in which he said he wanted to use his 10 years' experience as United Nations chief to achieve national unity, but said he had been subjected to "malign slander aki...

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Trump Orders New Military Strategy to Defeat ISIS

While officials were consistently insisting the war was going well under President Obama, Trump is said to want much quicker results in the fight against ISIS, which is nearly certain to mean a transi...

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Fallout 4 to look better on PC and PS4 next week

Fallout 4 to look better on PC and PS4 next week

A nice little surprise for those still trekking though the Commonwealth, building up their settlements or messing around within the game's modding scene. No more DLC will be coming, but something new ...

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IVape? Patent outlines the least cool product in Apple history

IVape? Patent outlines the least cool product in Apple history

The patent application doesn't mention anything about what substance the device is created to be used with, or whether it's a standalone product intended for recreational use. Apple has filed for a p...

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg dropping lawsuits over Kauai land

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg dropping lawsuits over Kauai land

The locals plan to protest at the wall every weekend until Mark Zuckerberg drops the lawsuits and meets them in person. 'We understand that for native Hawaiians , kuleana are sacred and the qu...

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Euderus set: Evil wasp named after Ancient Egyptian god of violence

Euderus set: Evil wasp named after Ancient Egyptian god of violence

A female E. set deposits an egg into the crypt , where it manipulates the growing gall wasp, typically making its emergence hole too small. The extra help appears critical for the crypt keeper's su...

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We are seeing weakness everywhere but in North America — HALLIBURTON

The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $56.45, up from yesterday's close by 2.01%. The stock recently closed its previous session at $54.8 by showing a percentage change of -2.92% from ...

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FCA US LLC Statement on President Trump's Breakfast

FCA US LLC Statement on President Trump's Breakfast

I believe in it, but it's out of control . Perhaps even more disconcerting for the auto industry might be the administration's aggressive stance toward China, which prompted Chinese President Xi Ji...

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Julio Jones is Falcons Wire's NFC Championship Player of the Game

Julio Jones is Falcons Wire's NFC Championship Player of the Game

Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will be on the call. Radio: WIP, 94.1 FM (Kevin Kugler, James Lofton, Tony Boselli). For anyone still in need of a favorite memory of the Georgia Dome before they star...

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Global Warming Drives Record Heat For Third Straight Year

NOAA also reported that there was a string of eight consecutive high monthly temperature records (Jan-Aug) that were set in 2016. The temperature burst between 2013 and 2016 - about half a degree glob...

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Mississippi Tornado: 3 Killed, Major Damage Reported to Buildings

Mississippi Tornado: 3 Killed, Major Damage Reported to Buildings

Some students did report minor injuries after the severe weather passed. "There are widespread power outages as the tornado ran across three counties lines - Lamar, Forrest and Perry County", Flynn ...

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Earth sets temperature record for third straight year

Climate scientist Zeke Hausfather compared the global average temperature record to climate model predictions. After continuous months of breaking warm temperature records - 2016 has been officially...

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Betsy DeVos Education Secretary Confirmation Hearing

Betsy DeVos Education Secretary Confirmation Hearing

Lamar Alexander , Chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions urging them to confirm DeVos. During my first term as governor, we passed bold education reforms that held pu...

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