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Verizon 5G service to be tested in 11 markets later this year
- February 22, 2017

Verizon announced plans to deliver the first 5G services to customers in specific markets by the middle of this year. According to Verizon and its industry partners in the 5G Technology Forum (5GTF) 5G broadband systems are expected to deliver internet connectivity speeds at a cost-competitive level previously only available via fiber connections. (more...)
Nintendo Switch Shown in Menu Leak Video Was Apparently Stolen Nintendo Switch Shown in Menu Leak Video Was Apparently Stolen
- February 22, 2017

According to Kotaku , there are now a few account types that Nintendo console users can sign up for and they are used for various purposes. The name I wanted has been taken, so IDs are already at a premium. However, I was presented with an error trying to access both of those pages , despite having setup a Nintendo Account with an associated NNID. A video of the stolen product was then uploaded to NeoGAF by user hiphoptherobot . (more...)
AMD officially announces Ryzen 7 CPUs
- February 22, 2017

Based on AMD's first ultra-small 14nm (nanometer) FinFET architecture, the flagship CPU achieves 52% more instructions per clock than AMD's previous chips - so it's both smaller and quicker. It's possible that AMD will reveal the new CPU's later this year in the upcoming March conferences. The difference of course is that Kaby Lake can clock as high as 4.5GHz (stock), compared to 3.7GHz, but AMD does have a power advantage with the 1700 sporting a 65W TDP . (more...)
Controversial New EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Addresses Agency Employees
- February 22, 2017

But if Pruitt intends to shift the EPA's focus, he only hinted at it today. CNN reported Pruitt saying all EPA work needs to be "tethered to a statute", with the goal being "we avoid litigation, we avoid the uncertainty of litigation and we reach better ends and outcomes at the end of day". (more...)
Twitch streamer Brian Twitch streamer Brian "Poshybrid" Vigneault dies during 24-hour charity livestream
- February 22, 2017

Brian Vigneault, a Twitch streamer and World of Tanks enthusiast stepped away from the livestream at around 4:30 p.m., the gaming-news website PVPLive reported . The Twitch channel has now become home of a memorial page, where fans are posting messages of support to Mr Vigneault's family, and recollections of him. (more...)
3-yr-old assaulted by school supervisor in Bengaluru 3-yr-old assaulted by school supervisor in Bengaluru
- February 22, 2017

The first complaint against Manju was filed on Friday, after a child complained to a parent about pain in the tummy. Looking for safety for their children, they have demanded the school to be shut until further investigations and have asked a psychologist or counsellor to speak to each child, in order to find out if they have been victims of such monstrous behaviour. (more...)
This Is Us Season 1 Finale Recap: This Is Us Season 1 Finale Recap: "Memphis"
- February 22, 2017

We've already praised This Is Us for being one of the best shows on television but last night's episode has raised the bar as the best episode of the season. Beth is understandably anxious, for the same reasons we are. And while these reactions from people around the Twitterverse aren't quite the same thing as being held in a warm blanket and pumped full of ice cream as someone wipes away your tears, at least you can take some comfort in knowing you weren't the only This Is Us fan ... (more...)
Uber Launches Self-Driving Cars in Arizona After California Ban Uber Launches Self-Driving Cars in Arizona After California Ban
- February 22, 2017

Uber's self-driving program is operational in Pittsburgh. These are the same vehicles that were not allowed by the California Department of Motor Vehicles to operate on its roads. The Governor is now rider number one for Uber's self-driving program, but he won't be all alone in the vehicle. Uber said it wouldn't, but eventually, it did, after the DMV revoked the registration for all 16 of its autonomous XC90s. (more...)
Kim Jong Nam's Reported Poisoning Caught On Surveillance Video Kim Jong Nam's Reported Poisoning Caught On Surveillance Video
- February 22, 2017

Minh conveyed a similar request for consular access, insisting it was the right of every person in a foreign country. Both suspects are still in Malaysia and have been called in for questioning, the police said. Jong-Nam's son Kim Han-Sol had been due to arrive in Kuala Lumpur from Macau on Monday night, local media and intelligence sources said, but AFP was unable to confirm his presence in the city. (more...)
SpaceX Cargo Ship Aborts Rendezvous With Space Station
- February 22, 2017

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo spacecraft has missed Wednesday morning's planned docking with the International Space Station (ISS), said USA space agency NASA. EST (GMT-5; 11:58 a.m. local time) and climbed away from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. An official Russian investigation concluded that the failed launch was caused by a manufacturing flaw in the Soyuz booster's third-stage engine. (more...)
More photos leak of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 More photos leak of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S3
- February 22, 2017

Although Samsung has always been more powerful and popular than LG, this year is expected that the LG 6 could actually represent a huge threat for the highly-anticipated Galaxy S8. The Galaxy S8's on-screen buttons can also be seen in an alleged system dump, spotted by AndroidPolice . The report further confirms the presence of on-screen navigation keys and the tiny bottom bezel. (more...)
Microsoft's 'Second Update' for Windows 10 to arrive in late 2017
- February 22, 2017

After different authorities raised concerns on the topic, Microsoft made a decision to modify the settings last month and said that it was now reducing the data that was collected at the basic level. The group - referred to as the Article 29 Working Party -asked for more explanation of Microsoft's processing of personal data for various purposes, including advertising. (more...)
First DLC And Content Update Revealed For Nioh
- February 22, 2017

Koei Tecmo , which published Nioh in Japan, outlined its plans for the game via a live stream, which was translated by Gematsu . We knew Nioh was going to getting at least some free content post-release and, thanks to a livestream last night, we now know the two updates will be arriving in late-March and late-April. (more...)
Court grants stay on any Sky-Vodafone clearance
- February 22, 2017

Sky said it was considering the implications of the ruling. "I have concluded it is appropriate in the present case to make an order staying the effect of any clearance decision for a short period in order to enable the applicants to consider their options", High Court Justice Graham Lang said. (more...)
Google's VR painting app lands on the Oculus Rift Google's VR painting app lands on the Oculus Rift
- February 22, 2017

You will be able to paint in 3D. To use Tilt Brush on the Oculus Rift, artists will need the system's $200 Touch controllers - accessories that we found to be incredibly comfortable, responsive and essential for experiencing all the Rift has to offer. (more...)
UPS tests drone deliveries UPS tests drone deliveries
- February 22, 2017

The goal is to help UPS drivers be more efficient in delivering goods as the growth of online purchases continues to soar, the company said, adding that e-commerce is pegged to grow 9.5 percent a year through 2018. The drone is integrated into the truck, and charges when docked to the roof of the truck. The company worked with Workhorse Group, a manufacturing company that created both the drone and the electric UPS vehicle used to test the flight. (more...)
Homeland Security issues guidance to deport country's 11 million immigrants
- February 22, 2017

To support the expanded enforcement actions, Kelly ordered the hiring of an additional 5,000 Border Patrol agents and 500 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) officers. The other memo, on border security, is here (PDF); fact sheets are here (PDF) and here (PDF). All immigrants caught entering the United States will be placed in detention until their cases are resolved. (more...)
Apple Inc. (AAPL) Given a $125.00 Price Target at Deutsche Bank AG Apple Inc. (AAPL) Given a $125.00 Price Target at Deutsche Bank AG
- February 22, 2017

Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 24,474,691 shares of the iPhone maker's stock worth $2,339,700,000 after buying an additional 625,760 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
James 'Mad Dog' Mattis becoming trusted voice of reason in Trump administration James 'Mad Dog' Mattis becoming trusted voice of reason in Trump administration
- February 22, 2017

In an interview with CBS's "Face the Nation" on Sunday, Priebus said reporters should take Trump's comments about the press "seriously". Iraqi forces have launched an effort to retake the city of Mosul, which was seized by ISIS in 2014. In October, the Iraqi military - backed by a US -led air coalition and local allies on the ground - began a wide-ranging campaign to retake Mosul, which was overrun by IS in June 2014. (more...)
Paris Jackson Covers Her First Ever Fashion Magazine!
- February 22, 2017

On future a potential career in music..."I write music for myself". Following her stunning cover for Rolling Stone , the 18-year-old model graces the cover of CR Fashion Book's 10th issue, looking radiant in a bright blue ruffled Gucci dress and stockings by Falke. (more...)

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