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Antarctica satellite data suggests dramatic increase in sea level rise

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Sea level , however, is expected to continue for centuries as thermal expansion seems to be a natural response from the environment's climate system; in fact, it was 20,000 years ago when sea level rise reached 120 m above coast levels. A United Nations draft resolution gathered scientific study results on climate change, and the summary reported that there is a very high and likely risk for Earth's temperature to reach and exceed 1.5 degrees over industrial levels. Read More »

This Character Can Crash Almost All Apps on Apple Devices

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Currently, the only reported solution for the crash is to have someone else send you a message, open it, then attempt to delete the conversation thread containing the problematic character. However, if you want to use the app badly, try contacting the developers of the app and ask them for an updated version of the app. The bug reportedly doesn't affect the new iOS 11 .3 public beta, which indicates that Apple will patch this bug with its next iOS update . Read More »

Steam Kicks Off New PC Game Sale And Revamps Wishlists

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The Steam Lunar Near Year Sale will run until next Monday, February 19. These tags can be used to filter out games by genre, letting players look at all wishlisted games that share the same tag. It's also now possible to exclude Early Access, pre-release, and VR-only games via a toggle. Another significant change that arrived to Steam Wishlists today allows players to add wishlisted games directly to their cart rather than the old-fashioned way of clicking a wishlisted item to go to a game's ... Read More »

Nintendo Labo detailed, I want cardboard accessories NOW

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More than the teaser videos players have seen before, the latest trailer really helps show off what the Labo is all about. This is what's going to elevate Labo from a novelty to a legitimate building toy. The Variety Kit video shows each of the five items that families and kids will be able to craft, such as the fishing rod and piano , while the other video highlights the Robot Kit that lets users build their own cardboard mecha. Read More »

Austrian snowboarder breaks neck in scary crash at Olympics

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The footage below shows how much of an impact the fall had on his back and neck. Austrian snowboard Markus Schairer crash-landed during a quarterfinals run on Thursday, leaving him with a broken neck. The following year, he earned silver in a snowboard cross event at the 2008 Winter X Games XII in Aspen, Colorado. Once away from the track, the Austrian was checked out by the team medical staff and was then rushed to hospital suffering from intense chest pains. Read More »

Microsoft launches Photos Companion app, enabling rapid smartphone-to-PC image transfers

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Microsoft's own photos team has been working on the app for several months , and it links directly to Windows 10's built-in photos app. You can now download the Photos Companion app on Android and iOS. You can edit, customize with ink, and of course share photos with your friends once they're in the Photos app on the PC. They will then be available in the Windows 10 Photos app. Read More »

Frank Ocean - "Moon River"

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Early Thursday morning, he unexpectedly dropped a attractive cover of " Moon River " from the 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany's . The song, originally composed by Henry Mancini with lyrics by Johnny Mercer, was made famous by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's . Read More »

Mercedes-Maybach S-Class unveiled

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All the driving modes can be toggled from the instrument cluster and in the central media display. The centre console touch controller has been upgraded with haptic click feedback, but users can also control vehicle systems with Merc's recently upgraded Linguatronic voice control. Read More »

Walt Disney Co (DIS) Shares Sold by Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC

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It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500. Looking forward to the ratio analysis, the The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) has price to earnings ratio of 14.64, which is indicating if firm is fluctuating between 15 and 25 than it lies on average position; but sometimes if it's under this value some experts consider it as undervalue security. Read More »

Nokia 7+ will be an Android One smartphone, renders leaked

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This could one of the first smartphones to launch with Android Oreo Go Edition , which is a more light-weight version of Android Oreo . This Nokia 7 Plus - Android One might be sold in two different variants, one for China and other to be an worldwide variant. Read More »

Motorola launches Moto Z2 Force in India at Rs 34999

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The brand recently introduced new Moto Mods in India including JBL SoundBoost 2 speaker Mod and Moto GamePad Mod. The company claims that the shatterproof display can handle drops from a height of up to two feet. This time around, Moto has implemented s dual-camera setup on the back which has become a norm. The 5-megapixel selfie camera sitting on the front of the Z2 Force is also equipped with dual-tone LED flash . Read More »

Gmail Go for low-end devices arrives on Google Play

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The new Gmail Go app is just a stripped version of the original Gmail app and comes with nearly the same features as the original app. Even before the last version of the Android OS, Oreo, is yet to be carried by many phones, there are already discussions over what Google will do with its next issue, the Android P. Read More »

This Top Apple Supplier Could Lose in Upcoming iPhones

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With that context in mind, a odd rumor about Apple's 2019 iPhone lineup - that is, the models that are expected to debut in the second half of 2019 - just emerged. The notch is polarizing, some don't mind it and others can't wait to get rid of it. Apple might appease both with the 2018 iPhone X that's now expected to feature a smaller notch. Read More »

Amazon brings Alexa-to-Alexa calling & multi-room music to India

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The viewer complained that the ad was "socially irresponsible". The advert demonstrated various people using the Amazon Echo device - which is voiced by an "intelligent personal assistant" known as Alexa. "We understood that it would not be possible for a purchase to be made without the account owner's knowledge, even in instances where technology, meant to stop ads interacting with devices, had not been effective", the regulator said in its decision. Read More »

Xiaomi Mi LED TV 4 First Impressions

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Not only does Xiaomi aim to potentially manufacture and sell its merchandise such as clothes, toys, backpacks, and suitcases but is also planning to venture into segments such as electric vehicles, payments, non-financial instruments and more. Read More »

Spider-Man Spinoff Silver & Black Picks Up Captain Marvel Writer, More

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Gina Prince-Bythewood (" The Secret Life of Bees ") will direct the film, her second job for Marvel after the "Cloak & Dagger" pilot over at Freeform. As the THR report announcing their involvement mentioned: director Gina Prince-Bythewood, Chris Yost , and Lisa Joy all worked on previous drafts of the narrative at various points in the film's development. Read More »

Heidi Renae Todd, 4, found in Alabama

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The girl, Heidi Renae Todd , who was reported missing Tuesday on Johns Island, was found Wednesday in Alabama. Evans was described by the police as a Hispanic man with a stocky build, brown eyes, short black hair, brown eyes, and was said to be dressed in all gray. Read More »

European Scientists 'Quickly' Head to Site of Antarctic Ice Shelf Break

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Hidden for 120,000 years: British scientists' mission to lost Antarctic world A team of scientists is due to embark on a Valentine's Day mission to explore a mysterious Antarctic marine ecosystem hidden for the last 120,000 years. Perhaps before we start trying too hard to spot alien life forms on foreign worlds, we ought to spend a little more time considering the species of life on our own planet that are in need of conservation. Read More »

FCC Chairman Recommends Approval of SpaceX's Internet Satellite Plan

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In between the talks of slinging cars into a solar orbit and building spaceships that induce profanity , one can often forget that Elon Musk's SpaceX also plans to do things a bit closer to home. SpaceX plans to launch more than 4,420 small satellites into low orbit around the earth beginning next year, with full deployment expected by 2024, the company said in May 2017 testimony to the US Senate. Read More »

Sea of Thieves is getting one more beta to stress its servers

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Rare wants your help testing out the weakness of its upcoming pirate simulator Sea of Thieves . Unfortunately, the post warns players that their time on the open seas might be rough. This will provide "a taste of the wider Sea of Thieves experience". These specs will be suitable for most laptops from the last few years which means you can get in on the piratey action without a gaming laptop and have it run smoothly. Read More »

Intel Olympic drone show cancelled; still claims record

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The intention is for the drones, hovering about 400 feet off the ground near the stadium, to wow the Olympic Stadium crowd with light-beamed illustrations of Olympic rings, a peace dove and other images. When you have high winds, you basically have to counter that, especially depending on the direction of the wind. Intel didn't physically change the shape of the Shooting Star propellers. Read More »

Nokia 6 4GB RAM variant launched in India: Price, specs and more

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Nokia 6 was introduced in India a year ago in August and was sold online on Amazon India . The device is priced at Rs 16 ,999 and will go on sale starting February 20, via Flipkart . Under the hood, the Nokia 6 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor. Recollecting some key specifications, the Nokia 6 sports a 5.5-inch full HD with a screen resolution of 1920x1080 pixels and 2.5d curved display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Read More »

Buhari urges Nigerians to pray for country's unity

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President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerians to pray for the country's unity and progress. "I don't address those shadows". He opined: "The two former leaders (IBB and Obasanjo) were the principal agents of the present predicament bedevilling us as a country accusing them of institutionalising corruption and nepotism in Governance for their selfish interest". Read More »

Unilever CMO pulls no punches addressing Facebook's toxic environment

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During Facebook's most recent earnings call, Zuckerberg acknowledged that users spent 50 million hours less per day on the social network than during the previous quarter, in part because they see fewer viral videos - a outcome of Facebook's new push to prioritize the quality of interactions on its platform over the popularity of content . Read More »

Ford Focus RS Heritage Edition - 50-unit goodbye run

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Based on the Focus RS Edition , the Heritage brings more performance and exclusive Tief Orange paint that pays homage to the similar Burnt Orange colour of the Escort Mk2 RS. To commemorate both this event, and the 50-year anniversary of the Ford Escort nameplate in the UK, Ford of Britain has commissioned the last 50 Focus RS units to be bright orange Heritage Edition models. Read More »

LG set to reveal mobile AI platform

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For example, the "food" mode will have warmer colors and stronger sharpening, LG says. LG is also promising Vision AI will be able to offer "shopping advice through smart image recognition", though those details are less clear. A new version of the LG V30 , known as the LG V30S, will have the much-needed upgrades that users have been wanting from the smartphone. It permits consumers to adjust settings and run apps with the use of voice commands only. Read More »

Onavo VPN Client Now Available Within Facebook App for iOS

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If you tap on Protect, you will be redirected to the Onavo Protect - VPN Security app on the App Store . That's when Facebook announced it was buying Onavo , a mobile analytics startup based in Israel. They saw that the shift occurred after Facebook's Instagram app launched Stories, a near-replica of a Snapchat feature of the same name. While the VPN app is created to give users "peace of mind" and "an added layer of security" by routing your web browsing through its servers, ... Read More »

Serious Skype vulnerability requires a 'large code revision' to fix

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There's a gaping hole in Skype 's update installer which could potentially allow an attacker to gain full control over the host machine, and what's more, this isn't something Microsoft can patch against right now, with the software giant having to put off the fix until a future version of the Skype app is rolled out. Read More »

Watch the Range Rover Sport PHEV Climb 999 Steps to Heaven's Gate

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So to launch the new Range Rover Sport PHEV , the company needed to do something really special. The showroom standard Range Rover Sport P400e took on the demanding course, with Panasonic Jaguar Racing's Ho-Pin Tung behind the wheel and the Terrain Response 2 system in Dynamic mode. Read More »

Bitcoin energy use in Iceland set to overtake homes, says local firm

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Icelandic power experts believe that this year Iceland will use more energy for mining Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies than it uses for powering homes. "I don't see it stopping quite yet". A lot of them are waiting for an opportunity to place their centres there though it is impossible to satisfy all their requests. Read More »

Nobody seems to like the update to Snapchat

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In a statement, Snapchat explained: "You can think of it as a more sophisticated Best Friends algorithm that makes it easier to find the friends you want to talk to, when you want to talk to them". The app is now divided into two sections, with media content on the right side and friend content appearing on the left. The most referenced keywords in the negative reviews include "new update", "Stories", and "please fix". Read More »

Sonos One and Google Home Max Sound Better Than Apple HomePod

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But how does the sound quality measure up to existing models like the Google Home Max and Sonos One? This manual effort takes about a minute and, just like the HomePod setup process, it only works on Apple iOS devices. Reviewers gave the HomePod audio a "Very Good" rating. The 6.8-inch tall HomePod uses an advanced algorithm that is touted to continuously analyse the music and tune the low frequencies dynamically. Read More »