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Microsoft turns off Windows 7/8.1 updates for Ryzen and Kaby Lake

Most will have moved on to something newer such as Windows 7 or Windows 10 (probably not Windows 8) so it may have gone unnoticed that was finally killing off the operating system . Windows 10 Creators Update will enable anyone to create, share and experience in 3-D and mixed reality, connect people faster to those they care about most , and empower every gamer to be a broadcaster. Read More

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Sizing John wins thrilling Cheltenham Gold Cup

Sizing John wins thrilling Cheltenham Gold Cup

Native River is another popular selection at 5/1 and has everything in his locker to overcome the odds. He said, "This is even more special as I was only 25 when I won the National and I'm 35 now". By Emmanuel RousselG1 JCB Triumph Hurdle victor Defi Du Seuil (Fr ) (Voix Du Nord ) may have been ridden to victory by champion jockey Richard Johnson, but the 4-year-old was also co-bred by a champion jockey, the French Flat champion Pierre-Charles Boudot, in partnership with his mother Catherine ... Read More

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Washington County lawmakers oppose state funding for Planned Parenthood

Washington County lawmakers oppose state funding for Planned Parenthood

The New York Times reported that, in private conversations, White House officials mentioned that there could even be an increase in federal funds if Planned Parenthood stopped work related to abortions. "This would effectively block patients who rely on federally subsidized health care―about 60 percent of Planned Parenthood's 2.5 million patients―from choosing Planned Parenthood for their healthcare", wrote the Huffington Post's Laura Bassett on Monday. Read More

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Hospitalizations in NY and Vermont Prompt Cheese Recall Over Listeria Concerns

Hospitalizations in NY and Vermont Prompt Cheese Recall Over Listeria Concerns

Federal officials say the Listeria monocytogenes bacterium linked to the outbreak likely originated from a soft raw milk cheese named Ouleout (OH'-lee-owt) made by Vulto Creamery in Walton, New York. Also contributing to the recall was "possible contamination" of Ouleout lot number 623, according to the recall notice. Healthy individuals may experience short-term symptoms including fever, severe headache, nausea, stiffness, abdominal pain and diarrhea, but the infection can also cause ... Read More

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Bentley's Mulliner SUV features hand-stitched leather

Bentley's Mulliner SUV features hand-stitched leather

There are now new, exclusive features which on the outside include a two-tone paintwork and unique 22in alloy wheels with floating wheel centers, exclusive badging, body-colored lower bodywork and bright chromed lower bumper grilles. The upholstery is stitched by hand and is finished with unique embroidery and contrast stitching. Bentley will produce the Bentayga Mulliner in very limited numbers and will be available to order in Spring 2017. Read More

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Facebook Launches 'Video' App for Fourth-Generation Apple TV

Facebook Launches 'Video' App for Fourth-Generation Apple TV

There is now no word on compatibility but your fourth-gen Apple TV should be able to run with it just fine. The app can be accessed and downloaded using the Samsung Smart Hub and a one-off Facebook login. From here you can go from the Home tab to the Profile tab. There's also a Settings option in the main menu, but it only has options such as sending feedback and logging out. Read More

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LG and Valve are working on a VR headset

LG and Valve are working on a VR headset

This will place LG as direct rival to HTC, who had in the past teamed up with Valve to create the HTC Vive VR headset. This will be LG's second attempt at penetrating the virtual reality market. That means it could implement all sorts of forward-thinking technologies, like inside-out tracking, foveated rendering, and improved resolution and field of view, a little like Qualcomm's upcoming mobile VR headset. Read More

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BlackBerry KeyOne brings the keyboard back at Mobile World Congress

The TCL-produced smartphone, running Android 7.1, is the first under a new licensing strategy by BlackBerry . The space bar of the physical keyboard on the BlackBerry KEYone comes with a fingerprint scanner. The KEYone also combines a touch display with a physical keyboard to provide users with that iconic typing experience of a BlackBerry device. One of the major highlights of the new Blackberry KEYone is that the phone comes with the same camera setup that has been used in ... Read More

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Did Mark Zuckerberg Just Publish Facebook's New Manifesto?

Did Mark Zuckerberg Just Publish Facebook's New Manifesto?

In a 6,000 word open letter , founder Mark Zuckerberg offered a vision for the social network as a force in building a "global community" but warned that the goals for Facebook's AI are still years from being attained. Zuckerberg wrote. "Our greatest challenges also need global responses - like ending terrorism, fighting climate change, and preventing pandemics". "There are many of us who stand for bringing people together and connecting the world". Read More

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 leaks in full frontal shot

Samsung has not updated its rival for the iPad Pro for some time, meaning that a refresh for the Galaxy Tab S3 seems sensible as it looks to take on the likes of Apple in the premium tablet market. On Monday, SamMobile spotted a leaked infographic of the rumored Galaxy Note 8 on Twitter . In terms of the hardware, the Galaxy Tab S3 is going to be powered by the mighty Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 quad-core SoC inside, with the Adreno 530 GPU. Read More

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Passenger drone to begin regular flights from July

The Personal Flying Vehicle (PFV) is almost the size of a small auto and can ferry a single person within a 10-mile radius. It can take one person on a journey up to 23 minutes long. The EHang 184 can fly about 50 kilometers (31 miles) on a single charge, hitting top speeds of up to 160 kph (100 mph). The flight will be monitored with the help of 4G wireless Internet. Read More

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PlayStation 4 receives update with brand new features

PlayStation 4 receives update with brand new features

It's as simple as plugging in a USB 3.0 hard drive into the console, so anyone can easily add more space to their system without having to do anything complicated. It's meant to improve performance for all games, even if they haven't been patched to support it. Unfortunately, there's no release date on the update, however, it does officially enter beta today. Read More

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Auto insurance crash test results weren't what Tesla and BMW wanted

Neither earned the institute's "Top Safety Pick" award, which is given to vehicles that get the highest rating in five different crash tests and offer a crash-prevention system with automatic braking. That means the company failed to scoop the 2017 Top Safety Pick award, which was given to 43 other new vehicle models. This Sept. 20, 2016, photo provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows a 2017 BMW i3 before crash safety testing. Read More

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PS4 vs PS4 Pro: Resident Evil 7 in graphical comparison

The game also supports PlayStation VR and players can play the entire game in virtual-reality. Did you get a chance to try out Resident Evil 7 Biohazard? The last Resident Evil game directed by series creator Shinji Mikami, it pioneered the "over-the-shoulder" third-person viewpoint, and bombarded players with loads more mutants than previous games, shaking up the survival-horror genre with an extra dash of third-person shooting. Read More

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Ford finally releases tech specs of GT hybrid supercar

Ford finally releases tech specs of GT hybrid supercar

First up, the numbers that we have all been waiting for. Ford's claiming 647 horses and 550 lb-ft of torque from the GT's 3.5-liter EcoBoost twin-turbo V6. Well, Ford took one driver and put him behind the wheel of the new GT, a McLaren 675LT, and a Ferrari 458 Speciale, then told him to give it his all around the Calabogie Motorsports Park in Canada. Read More

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Pelicans' Anthony Davis to start in NBA All-Star Game

Pelicans' Anthony Davis to start in NBA All-Star Game

At the age of 22 and 74 days, Antetokounmpo is the youngest non-American All-Star Game starter, after China's Yoa Ming, who played in 2003 at the age of 22 years and four months . "To get to be an ambassador for the city". The selection of Curry ahead of Russell Westbrook is a contentious one considering the latter is enjoying a record-breaking season at the Oklahoma City Thunder. Read More

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Gibson Capital Cuts Position in Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.37 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.41. The stock now has Weekly Volatility of 1.27% and Monthly Volatility of 1.16%. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link . Also, VP Dennis G. Wascom sold 4,400 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 13th. Read More

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New Pokemon Go Update Has Arrived

While Niantic has yet to confirm this, Pokemon Go data miners managed to find this information in the game's source code. Niantic has tried to lure fans back through seasonal events, the introduction of new Pokemon such as Ditto, and, as Heavy explained, the removal of the oh-so-common Pidgey and Rattata from the available creatures that can hatch from 2km eggs. Read More

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Michael Lynton to step down as CEO of Sony Entertainment

Michael Lynton to step down as CEO of Sony Entertainment

Lynton has been with Sony for 13 years, beginning as chairman/CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment and expanding in 2012 to CEO of Sony Entertainment. Snap has been experiencing rapid growth in the a year ago, and along with the recent launch of Snapchat's Spectacle, the company is said to be making plans for an initial public offering in the near future. Read More

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Facebook Releases New Plan to Combat Fake News

Facebook Releases New Plan to Combat Fake News

The company on Wednesday unveiled a new program called the "Facebook Journalism Project" with three main objectives: Work with journalists to build storytelling tools and monetization options; train journalists to help them make the best use of Facebook as a tool; and partnerwith third parties to promote news literacy on and off the social network. Read More

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Apple iPhone revenue slump results into CEO Tim Cook 15% salary-cut

Apple is still one of the most profitable companies in the world but after a tough year that saw a decline in sales and revenue, the Cupertino company has opted to cut the pay of several executives including CEO Tim Cook. In its annual filing with the SEC , Apple Inc reported that its CEO was hit with a 15 per cent pay cut a year ago. The company's earnings call for the first quarter of fiscal 2017 will happen on January 31, and the company has projected revenue between $76 and $78 ... Read More

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