• Nebraska woman disappeared after a Tinder date. Then her body was found
Nebraska woman disappeared after a Tinder date. Then her body was found

Loofe's date, 23-year-old Bailey Boswell, admits she was with Loofe in the hours before she went missing. The two posted a weird video on the Finding Sydney Loofe Facebook page last week claiming they tried to reach out to the police, but never heard back.

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  • NVidia Shield to Carry Nintendo Wii and GameCube Titles in China
NVidia Shield to Carry Nintendo Wii and GameCube Titles in China

The latter two companies previously worked together in bringing the Nintendo Switch to life using the Nvidia Tegra processing chip to handle the device. And now New Super Mario Bros . For players looking for the motion-based controls, a Wii-style remote is also possibly coming with the Shield to capture motion-style play.

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  • Honor View 10 Unveiled in the UK Ahead of January 8 Launch
Honor View 10 Unveiled in the UK Ahead of January 8 Launch

Huawei' sub-brand Honor has been teasing the Honor 7X smartphone launch in India for more than a month now, and finally, the brand has officially announced the product in India at a global event in London . It measures just 6.97mm thick, and the fingerprint sensor has been squeezed underneath the screen. Boasting the Honor Magic AI engi...

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  • Lamborghini Officially Reveals the Urus SUV
Lamborghini Officially Reveals the Urus SUV

The manufacturer is aiming to double its production with 7000 cars per year and this will be achieved with the new SUV in the company's lineup. The Urus, as the four-wheel drive "super SUV" will be known, was revealed at the Volkswagen group-owned company's historic home near Bologna.

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  • Why Facebook launched a Messenger app for kids
Why Facebook launched a Messenger app for kids

For years, major tech firms such as Facebook complied with COPPA by not allowing those under 13 to have accounts. It's completely independent of the flagship Facebook and Messenger apps, and is compliant with the Children's Online Privacy and Protection Act.

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  • SD Senator John Thune; Time to Roll Back Net Neutrality
SD Senator John Thune; Time to Roll Back Net Neutrality

Content providers Apple and Google support net neutrality , taking the stance that consumers are already paying for connectivity and deserve to have a quality experience. A group of senators, led by Maggie Hassan (D-NH), said the same thing in a letter sent to FCC chairman Ajit Pai. "This is a big step but given the FCC's conduct over the past e...

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  • Elon Musk Is Putting His Personal Tesla Into Mars' Orbit
Elon Musk Is Putting His Personal Tesla Into Mars' Orbit

SpaceX also ultimately plans to be able to recover all three rocket cores that power the Falcon Heavy , just like it's done over the previous year with main rocket booster stage of its Falcon 9s. It will, Musk predicted, " be in deep space for a billion years or so if it doesn't blow up on ascent ". It has said that reused rockets will be a par...

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  • Supermoon 2017 will be Visible Sunday
Supermoon 2017 will be Visible Sunday

Native Americans dubbed December's full moon the Full Cold Moon because it signals the beginning of winter when cold weather fastens its grip on much of the country until spring. The Moon takes about 27.32 days to orbit Earth. According to The Old Farmer's Almanac , supermoons appear up to 14 percent larger, and up to 30 percent brighter, than...

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  • Bungie Cancels Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Stream To Address Fan Anger
Bungie Cancels Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris Stream To Address Fan Anger

Just days from the launch of the game's first DLC, it's hard to remember a time when there was greater tension within the game's vocal community. Naturally, the contents of the Destiny 2 crate are being kept under wraps, but we do know that the crate will include a hoodie, and that the total value of the items in the crate will be $90 or above....

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  • Huawei Nova 2S leaks its specs and pictures
Huawei Nova 2S leaks its specs and pictures

Honor V10 with AI-enabled 6GB Coming to India in Jan. Huawei sub-brand Honor is to bring its bezel-less V10 smartphone with an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled chipset the first from Honor to launch. He also pointed out that Huawei is trying continually to bridge the gap between global and local (Indian) Huawei launches in the future. Huaw...

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  • Xiaomi launches Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus on December 7
Xiaomi launches Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus on December 7

The price of the more expensive variant of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A will remain the same for the foreseeable future as the company has not announced any discounts. Unlike previous phones, this time the Xiaomi phone comes with a dedicated microSD card slot. On the front, the Bharat 5 will probably feature a standard 5MP shooter for selfies and video ...

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  • Apple hits Qualcomm with countersuit for infringing on battery patents
Apple hits Qualcomm with countersuit for infringing on battery patents

Qualcomm filed a suit of its own the same day. Qualcomm filed a lawsuit against Apple in July, claiming that some of Apple's devices illegally use patent related to extended battery life that are owned by Qualcomm. Qualcomm filed its patent infringement lawsuit at the same time it filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission s...

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  • HDMI 2.1 specification released - all details
HDMI 2.1 specification released - all details

There's also a new cable, the Ultra High Speed HDMI Cable, which supports up to 48 Gbps of bandwidth and features a very low level of EMI emission. HDMI 2.1 supports an insane 10K resolution which throws the pixels up to a huge 10240 x 4320, up from the 7680 x 4320 that 8K is capable of.

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  • Civilization 6 Expansion Braces for 'Rise and Fall'
Civilization 6 Expansion Braces for 'Rise and Fall'

Rise and Fall will explore both a civilization's peaks and valley's, exploring both prosperity and hardship. A new city based loyalty system also means your cities are at a constant threat from your misdirection, so you can't rest on your laurels and expect to win.

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  • There's a major security flaw in macOS that gives anyone admin access
There's a major security flaw in macOS that gives anyone admin access

Just click the lock, and when macOS prompts you for a password, replace the user name with " root ", select the password field (but don't type in a password), and click Unlock. Fortunately, there is a simple fix for this until Apple patches this inexplicable bug: Change the root account's password now. Robots are the next step in using techno...

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  • Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime (2018) SM-G571 gets FCC Approval
Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime (2018) SM-G571 gets FCC Approval

The "Burgundy Red" colour is only limited to South Korea for now. The color is a new one for the Galaxy S8 , which has previously been available in Midnight Black, Arctic Silver, and, my personal favorite, Orchid Grey. But as noted, it will take time before all Samsung Galaxy J7 Pro users receive the OTA notification. Do you dig the Burgundy R...

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  • Aston Martin Racing Debuts Vantage GTE Race Car
Aston Martin Racing Debuts Vantage GTE Race Car

Aerodynamic performance was central to the Vantage design concept: the front splitter directs airflow underneath the vehicle, where a system of fences channels cooling air where it is needed, and also ensures the rear diffuser is fed with clean airflow.

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  • Twitter to review 'verified account' option
Twitter to review 'verified account' option

Twitter wrote that verification has always been perceived as an endorsement. "We gave verified accounts visual prominence on the service which deepened this perception", the company tweeted Wednesday . "We will continue to review and take action as we work towards a new programme we are proud of". But that's a choice made by the user, not a policy ...

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  • Apple delays HomePod smart speaker
Apple delays HomePod smart speaker

VentureBeat has reached out to Apple for further comment on the cause of the delay. Apple has told CNBC it has delayed its HomePod smart speaker until "early 2018" as it's not quite ready yet. What Apple claims makes the speaker really stand out from the crowd of networked home assistant speakers is its sound quality: The device sonically a...

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  • OnePlus 5T flagship starts at $499, launches November 21
OnePlus 5T flagship starts at $499, launches November 21

In our short hands-on time with the OnePlus 5T , we found the display to be a noticeable upgrade over the OnePlus 5 . The device comes in two variants - 6GB RAM and 64GB storage variant priced at Rs 32,999 while the 8GB RAM and 128GB storage variant priced at Rs 37,999 in India.

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  • Newly discovered Earth-like planet could support life
Newly discovered Earth-like planet could support life

Because Ross 128 b doesn't transit, the astronomers used the European Space Observatory's High Accuracy Radial velocity Planet Searcher (HARPS ). There are many exoplanets orbiting dwarf stars with the potential to support life, but most of those stars are very active and throw off enough radiation to destroy anything living.

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  • Essential Phone Oreo update released in beta
Essential Phone Oreo update released in beta

As mentioned, Essential said it would deliver an Oreo update back in September, with a promise that it would arrive sometime "in the next couple months". Google has been trying to tackle the crippling issue of Android fragmentation for years now, but the latest evidence seems to prove the firm's efforts are futile .

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  • $150 Mask Fools iPhone X Facial Recognition
$150 Mask Fools iPhone X Facial Recognition

In the video, Bkav explains how the life-size mask is made from a combination of 2D and 3D printing, plus makeup and silicon for raised areas like the nose. Apple says the chance of a person unlocking your phone with Face ID is 1 in a million. The relatively cheap mask apparently can bypass the handset's infrared sensors and mapping technology ...

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  • Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser Space Plane Aces Free-Flight Drop Test
Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser Space Plane Aces Free-Flight Drop Test

Dream Chaser is a derivative project from NASA's 1990s HL-20 Launch System, which in turn was inspired by the Soviet Spiral program, a series of spacecraft developed for space warfare and orbital-glide bombing since the late 1960s. It's been in development by the Sparks company for more than 10 years. Orbital ATK's capsule - known as Cygnus - is th...

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  • Qualcomm: Broadcom To Bid Higher, Say Bernstein, Canaccord, May Go Hostile
Qualcomm: Broadcom To Bid Higher, Say Bernstein, Canaccord, May Go Hostile

The company's decision to decline what would be the biggest-ever tech deal simply opens the door for the inevitable proxy battle that will ultimately decide the fate of the chipmaker. Monday's back and forth signaled to Walkley that "Qualcomm's licensing business remains undervalued and both companies believe Qualcomm can resolve its licensing issu...

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  • Injustice 2 Adds the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in Latest DLC
Injustice 2 Adds the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in Latest DLC

NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. just announced the full list of characters coming to Injustice 2 as part of the Fighter Pack 3 DLC , and there are some unexpected guests from a popular comic and television series. Players who have already purchased the standard edition of the game can get all of the same content in the game's Ultimate Pack...

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  • Apple Unveils Inaugural Scripted Series
Apple Unveils Inaugural Scripted Series

In the meantime, the company has always been making noise about producing its own content on the movie and TV side. This is a huge get for Apple's original content division, which spent considerable resources in order to win the series from other platforms like Netflix .

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  • Nintendo Switch gets first major streaming app
Nintendo Switch gets first major streaming app

With the recent success of the Switch , Hulu and Nintendo are looking to capitalize by bringing the USA only streaming service to the new console. The press release lists this URL as Switch's Hulu webpage, but the page was not yet working as of publication time.

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  • Apple software update fixes iOS 11.1 autocorrect bug
Apple software update fixes iOS 11.1 autocorrect bug

The Apple Pay features on iOS 11 .2 and watchOS 4.2 means Apple device owners won't have to download other apps like Venmo for person-to-person transactions. Last Friday, a few days after iOS 11 .1 was released to millions of iPhone users, a very odd bug started popping up. This workaround is no longer necessary if you update to iOS ...

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  • Facebook wants Australians' nude images to fight revenge porn
Facebook wants Australians' nude images to fight revenge porn

In other words, if an image has been taken down and someone tries to re-post or re-share it on Facebook , Instagram or Messenger , the person will see a pop-up that says the photo violates Facebook's policies, according to Tech Crunch .

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  • Sheep trained to recognize Jake Gyllenhaal, for science
Sheep trained to recognize Jake Gyllenhaal, for science

But now, a relatively small study from University of Cambridge scientists shows that sheep might be joining that club. The BBC quoted researchers as stating that "sheep possess similar face recognition abilities to primates". Morton and her team are now studying sheep that have been genetically modified to carry the gene mutation that causes Hunt...

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  • Lamborghini's new Terzo Millennio is a self-healing supercar
Lamborghini's new Terzo Millennio is a self-healing supercar

Lamborghini has revealed the Terzo Millennio , a concept supercar that ditches V12 engines in favour of supercapacitator-powered electric motors. But to make this concept effort more than just compete and utter fantasy, the designers at Lambo joined forces with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( MIT ) to add some much-needed scienc...

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  • Google Search will soon show restaurant wait times
Google Search will soon show restaurant wait times

There's no word on when this feature will roll out, and we're also unsure if it will launch at the same time across Maps and Search. You might love Gmail, but you have to suffer through targeted ads; you may enjoy using Google Maps, but you have to give up your location privacy.

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  • Latest OnePlus 5T press renders give a better look at the phone
Latest OnePlus 5T press renders give a better look at the phone

As previously reported, the OnePlus 5T will be unveiled in NY, and will be open not only the press (as is typically the case with new product unveils), but also the public. The company hasn't officially confirmed any of the details about the phone except that it will keep the 3.5mm audio jack. However, the front camera will get a bump to 20MP.

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  • Texan church's pastor daughter a victim
Texan church's pastor daughter a victim

The church's pastor, Frank Pomeroy, said his 14-year-old daughter, Annabelle, is among the dead. The gunman was killed several kilometers from the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, about 65 kilometers east of San Antonio, Guadalupe County Sheriff's Sergeant Robert Murphy said.

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  • Tesla is trading down ahead of Wednesday's earnings report
Tesla is trading down ahead of Wednesday's earnings report

Electric-car maker Tesla Inc . swung to a $671 million loss in the third quarter as it struggled to ramp up production of its new Model 3 small auto. The firm also delayed its production target for its new Model 3 vehicle. On Tuesday, Tsuga acknowledged the bottlenecks could impact earnings, but said the contract with Tesla was created to hedge va...

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  • Lawmaker says social media still being abused
Lawmaker says social media still being abused

Colin Stretch, Facebook's general counsel, also revealed at the Senate Intelligence Committee that the 126 million of its USA users exposed to content from Russian accounts did not include Instagram - where an "additional 16 million people" viewed such content since October 2016.

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  • Watch an engineer's tour of the new Surface Pro with LTE Advanced
Watch an engineer's tour of the new Surface Pro with LTE Advanced

For example, the Surface engineering team has included 7 LTE antennas on top of the device for great connectivity. Microsoft's new Surface Pro offers blisteringly-fast LTE Internet connectivity all around the world. The device features a touch- and stylus-capable 13.5-inch PixelSense display and cuts a trim profile when closed (14.47 millimeter...

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  • Destiny 2 Curse of Osiris Revealed at Sony Press Conference
Destiny 2 Curse of Osiris Revealed at Sony Press Conference

One of the biggest announcements it made today actually involves a non-Sony game: Destiny 2 . Destiny 2 Expansion I: Curse of Osiris will also add the new Lighthouse social space, new strikes , raid content, new free roam activities, a world quest and loads more.

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  • Alphabet delivers big earnings beat in third quarter
Alphabet delivers big earnings beat in third quarter

Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a buy rating and set a $1,070.00 target price on shares of Alphabet in a research report on Tuesday, June 27th. Pivotal Research reissued a "hold" rating and set a $980.00 price target (down from $990.00) on shares of Alphabet in a research report on Monday, July 17th.

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