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Apple's Shazam acquisition sparks 'in-depth' European Union antitrust investigation through September 4

Apple's Shazam acquisition sparks 'in-depth' European Union antitrust investigation through September 4

The app already presents users with a link to buy songs on Apple's iTunes download service, which provides Shazam with revenues as well. The European Commission's involvement follows seven countri...

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Create your own custom Alexa skill with Blueprints, burn a family member

Create your own custom Alexa skill with Blueprints, burn a family member

If you have a child that's revising for exams, the flash card or quizzing skills Blueprints has to offer would be invaluable. There is no coding knowledge required, because Amazon's offering "Bluepr...

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Motorola unwraps its latest Moto G6 and E5 handsets

Motorola unwraps its latest Moto G6 and E5 handsets

In typical Motorola fashion, all four devices share consistent design themes. The highlight of the new Moto E5-series is the taller displays which come with 18:9 aspect ratio and bigger batteries, whi...

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SpaceX blasts off NASA's new planet-hunter, TESS

SpaceX blasts off NASA's new planet-hunter, TESS

After a delay , SpaceX is winding up again to launch NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite ( TESS ) today (April 18) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida . Boiling atmospheres...

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How to watch SpaceX launch NASA's new planet-hunting satellite today

How to watch SpaceX launch NASA's new planet-hunting satellite today

This is the first time in history when a space-borne all-sky transit survey will be conducted. The Kepler mission has already uncovered 2,300 new exoplanets confirmed by other telescopes . Hubb...

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SEGA Genesis, Master System Games Coming to Nintendo Switch

SEGA Genesis, Master System Games Coming to Nintendo Switch

In addition to delivering the top-notch emulation M2 is known for, the new Sega Ages re-releases will include new content and features . If customers could expand the gaming library that comes wi...

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Dark Souls: Remastered Switch Edition Officially Delayed

Dark Souls: Remastered Switch Edition Officially Delayed

Bandai Namco announced this morning that the Switch version of the definitive edition would have to be pushed back. And what makes the delay particularly curious is the fact that the Switch version of...

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Google Loses Landmark 'Right to Be Forgotten' Case in UK Court

Google Loses Landmark 'Right to Be Forgotten' Case in UK Court

In addition, the sender is given the option to set an expiration time/date for the email ranging from hours to years. The expiring emails feature works similarly to the expiring emails feature in Pr...

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Would you pay for Facebook?

Would you pay for Facebook?

Facebook's CEO repeated the company line defending its introduction of a messaging app for very young children: It just wants to provide a way for parents to keep in touch with their children. Ben Luj...

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CBO Projects $1.5 Trillion Deficits - and That's Being Optimistic

CBO Projects $1.5 Trillion Deficits - and That's Being Optimistic

For 2018, the deficit is expected to top $800 billion, about $140 billion more than the shortfall previous year. Deficits would grow to $1.5 trillion by 2028 - and could exceed $2 trillion if the t...

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Far Cry 5 Becomes Fastest-Selling Game Of The Franchise

Far Cry 5 Becomes Fastest-Selling Game Of The Franchise

The twist is that you can not use flamethrowers or molotovs to generate these crispy critters. There are two separate sets of rewards for the event. Far Cry 5 provokes its audience to think and wre...

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The Nike Sneakers of the NCAA Men's Basketball Champion Villanova Wildcats

The Nike Sneakers of the NCAA Men's Basketball Champion Villanova Wildcats

I don't know and don't care if they've earned a spot in a made-up club with subjective prerequisites. "I enjoy it better that way". Two years ago, at the tail end of a freshman season that lasted just...

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Insomniac's PS4 Spider-Man Gets a Release Date

Insomniac's PS4 Spider-Man Gets a Release Date

Marvel's Spider-Man will launch on September 7, exclusively for PlayStation 4 . You've got quite the selection of three different editions: Standard, Digital Deluxe, and Collector's. The digital de...

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Intel launches powerful Core i9 processor for laptops

Intel launches powerful Core i9 processor for laptops

Now, Intel Optane memory is available across both 8th-Gen Intel Core mobile and desktop platforms. It will support Intel Thermal Velocity Boost, which aims to help it intelligently increase its ...

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SpaceX launches cargo to space station using recycled rocket, spaceship

SpaceX launches cargo to space station using recycled rocket, spaceship

SpaceX will not try to recover Falcon 9's first stage after Monday's launch, it said . The effort is part of SpaceX's mission to lower the cost of space flight by re-using costly, multimillion-d...

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Fortnite is now publicly available on iPhone and iPad

Fortnite is now publicly available on iPhone and iPad

There will be one victor for the contest, and that person will be immortalized in Fortnite: Battle Royale . Fortnite has been one of the most popular games of the year so far and the number of p...

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China's Tiangong-1 space lab set to fall to Earth

China's Tiangong-1 space lab set to fall to Earth

The Paris-based agency, which is managing the worldwide campaign to follow the laboratory's fall, said on Saturday that the time and place of its re-entry continues to be a "highly variable" predictio...

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Galaxy with missing dark matter

Galaxy with missing dark matter

There have been several ideas that have floated around regarding the true nature of dark matter , and discoveries like this will only push astronomers to unlocking its secrets. By observing it with...

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Google pays tribute to doctor Anandi Gopal Joshi with a doodle

Google pays tribute to doctor Anandi Gopal Joshi with a doodle

Ananpi Goshi was India's first female physician - she is remembered today by Google . ANANDI Joshi may not be a name many people in Britain know - but she remains hugely significant in India to t...

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Xiaomi has launched its first gaming laptop

Xiaomi has launched its first gaming laptop

Under the hood, the Mi MIX 2S is powered by Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 845 chipset clocked at 2.8GHz, Adreno 630, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage . The Mi Mix 2S will support ...

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See the upcoming, smaller 'PUBG' map in action for the first time

See the upcoming, smaller 'PUBG' map in action for the first time

It also offers voice chat, and more options for tweaking visuals an controls to the player's desires. That amount might get you a new glider or an emote, but most skins and pickaxes are more e...

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Fortnite Battle Royale: Anarchy Acres Treasure Map & Treasure Location

Fortnite Battle Royale: Anarchy Acres Treasure Map & Treasure Location

There's some exclusive chat emojis that you can use on Twitch , and there's two heroes for Save the World: Havoc and Sub Commando Jonesy. However, one Twitch streamer who goes by the name Ninja r...

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Iowa unemployment rate holds steady at 2.9 percent

Iowa unemployment rate holds steady at 2.9 percent

TurkStat also said the labor force participation rate (LFPR) was 52.8 percent with a 0.8 percentage point annual hike - marking 31.6 million people in labor force . Construction jobs had peaked at...

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'Oumuamua came from a two-star system, astronomers find

'Oumuamua came from a two-star system, astronomers find

That's the latest from astronomers who were amazed by the mysterious cigar-shaped object, detected as it passed through our inner solar system last fall. In this context, the researchers deduced tha...

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Tesla shareholders approve Elon Musk's $2.6-billion performance award

Tesla shareholders approve Elon Musk's $2.6-billion performance award

Tesla will have to increase revenue from $20 billion and eventually hit $175 billion, with adjusted earnings increasing over time from $1.5 billion to $14 billion. with solar panels ", he said, "it ...

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McCabe kept memos regarding Trump, source says

McCabe kept memos regarding Trump, source says

Sessions, following the recommendation of Federal Bureau of Investigation disciplinary officials, acted two days before McCabe's scheduled retirement date. As part of his investigation, Mueller is scr...

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Apple Music continues to grow, but aims for 2 billion subscribers

Apple Music continues to grow, but aims for 2 billion subscribers

The South African pricing is a significant discount to what Spotify users pay in the US. Spotify is offering a one month free trial as did Apple Music , although Deezer is offering a three months...

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Splatoon 2 story DLC out this summer

Splatoon 2 story DLC out this summer

During the Nintendo Direct presentation this evening , it was announced the first paid expansion would be released for Splatoon 2 this summer. Navigate an underground facility to reach the surfac...

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Clinical India back to winning ways, steamroll Bangladesh — Twitter Reactions

Clinical India back to winning ways, steamroll Bangladesh — Twitter Reactions

Jaydev Unadkat (3-38) and Vijay Shankar (2-32) did the bulk of the damage, with wickets falling at regular intervals; Linton Das (34 off 30 balls) and Sabbir Rahman (30 off 26) contributed the on...

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You Can Now Send Your Signature to the Sun

You Can Now Send Your Signature to the Sun

The Parker Solar Probe will be the first-ever spacecraft that Earth will send to the sun, and space enthusiasts have the chance to participate in the mission - or at least their names. NASA points o...

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