• Cyclone Hola: What you need to know before tomorrow's storm

    Cyclone Hola: What you need to know before tomorrow's storm

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    It's expected to lose its tropical cyclone status earlier than Fehi and Gita did, this should occur north of New Zealand on Sunday well before it reaches Northland area. Regions most exposed to localised flooding rains are: Eastern Northland , Coromandel Peninsula , Eastern BOP , East Cape , Gisborne (inland) and the northern Hawke's Bay Ranges .
  • Facebook Signs Exclusive Deal to Stream 25 MLB Games

    Facebook Signs Exclusive Deal to Stream 25 MLB Games

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    Beyond the game streams, MLB will also produce special content specifically for Facebook , such as on-demand highlights and weekly recaps for all 30 teams in the league, which will be viewable on Facebook Watch. The games will be produced by the Major League Baseball with the help of an Emmy-winning production team working to optimize the experience for Facebook Watch.
  • Canadian video game industry insider blasts Trump

    Canadian video game industry insider blasts Trump

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    For now, existing research tells a complicated story about violent video games . "He asked a lot of questions and he raised concerns with the violent nature of these games and asked the question: Is this causing the kids to have [this] violent behavior? " said Representative Vicky Hartzler, a Missouri Republican.
  • 2019 iPhones May Not Feature Notch

    2019 iPhones May Not Feature Notch

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    Although the notch was initially criticised , it was embraced as a part of the great bundle that iPhone X is. Removing the notch does not mean Apple to drop the Face ID or front camera, the company is planning to keep both the Face ID as well as the front camera but the placement is yet to be known.
  • Android 8.0 Oreo is rolling out to the LG V30 on Verizon

    Android 8.0 Oreo is rolling out to the LG V30 on Verizon

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    According to a report by The Android Soul, the update is available in two firmware versions which include version v2.19.400.1 that comes with a size of 1.32GB and the other one with version number v2.19.709.2 that comes with a size of 1.58GB.
  • Australia Vows Fightback in Test

    Australia Vows Fightback in Test

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    Rabada shouted in celebration and approached Smith aggressively after winning a leg before wicket decision against him. Josh Hazlewood trapped Quinton de Kock lbw as Australia wrapped up a 118-run win over South Africa in the first Test 22 balls into day five.
  • Trump discussed steel, aluminum tariffs with Argentina's Macri-White House

    Trump discussed steel, aluminum tariffs with Argentina's Macri-White House

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    The reality? What was penned to be a debate on the subject of video game violence appeared in fact to be more of a fact finding mission by the White House . Most famously, serial mouth-frother Jack Thompson led a campaign against the Grand Theft Auto games while channeling the spirit of Maude Flanders.
  • Nintendo Announces Super Smash Bros. Switch For 2018 Release

    Nintendo Announces Super Smash Bros. Switch For 2018 Release

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    Nintendo has announced several new games for its Switch and 3DS consoles, including the popular fighting game Super Smash Bros . The teaser shows two characters from " Splatoon " shooting each other with paintball-like guns. Masahiro Sakurai , the creator of the Super Smash Bros . series, confirmed that he is working on the Nintendo Switch version of the franchise. It's unclear whether this game will be a remix of the 2014 " Super Smash Bros ." game or something completely different, as ...
  • Despite layoffs, Motorola's Moto Z line will continue

    Despite layoffs, Motorola's Moto Z line will continue

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    Alongside it, a leak earlier this year suggested that the company would launch the Moto Z3 and the Moto G6. News surrounding the layoffs isn't surprising as Lenovo had announced late previous year that it planned to do so over the next few quarters.
  • Watch a robot solve a Rubik's cube in under .5 seconds

    Watch a robot solve a Rubik's cube in under .5 seconds

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    Hardware hackers Ben Katz and Jared Di Carlo smashed the previous record for solving the Rubik's cube robotically. The robot uses the min2phase algorithm to solve the puzzle, taking the data received by the cameras and converting it into a sequence of moves for the motors to execute.
  • Snapchat Stories testing out Instagram-style tagging feature

    Snapchat Stories testing out Instagram-style tagging feature

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    Earlier this week the app added a "Do not disturb" option that users can turn on for their friends on the app. The feature was first disclosed by Twitter user Matt Rappaport on Thursday. For example "Stories", which originated on Snapchat , but grew like a wildfire once Instagram implemented it for itself. Usernames will automatically generate a tappable link to the associated profile.
  • The Nintendo Switch Is a Year Old: Three Things Still Missing

    The Nintendo Switch Is a Year Old: Three Things Still Missing

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    This new version will apparently include all the squid kids from the Wii U and Switch smash hi, Splatoon . The game's director, Seita Inoue, was joined by Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima to cement the announcement and conclude the Nintendo Direct .
  • Intel Releases New And Faster Optane SSD

    Intel Releases New And Faster Optane SSD

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    Further, the Optane SSD 800P won't be able to utilise a full PCIe 3.0 x4 connection via M.2; at most, the new drive can only utilise a x2 connection. Intel today announced the Optane SSD 800P, their newest addition to the Intel Optane technology family of products.
  • Mikaela Shiffrin on verge of retaining overall title

    Mikaela Shiffrin on verge of retaining overall title

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    It's hard to explain that feeling really", said Shiffrin, who holds a 603-point lead over Holdener in the overall standings. "To have the overall locked in now before going to Are is pretty cool". "I can really just enjoy the last races and not have to fight for points to win the globe". "For sure I have a big lead", Shiffrin said. But the largest globe is now hers heading in Are.