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Google Play to accept gambling apps from next month

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With peer grouping, Google will be able to use machine learning to identify those bad apps that have ulterior motives. Creating peer groups allows us to calibrate our estimates of users' expectations and set adequate boundaries of behaviors that may be considered unsafe or intrusive. Read More »

Community Wednesdays: Vote For Your Favorite Final Fantasy Game

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The modding scene on PC is a great place to start, and there are tons of enhancement mods out there for a variety of Final Fantasies . Final Fantasy XII is not one of the more popular entries in the series. Final Fantasy 7 is the pinnacle of the JRPG modding scene on the PC, and the 7th Heaven Mod Manager is the tool fans are using to turn this old adventure into an HD remake. Read More »

Dodge Viper Plant Shuts Down August 31

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The closing of the Viper factory, known as the Conner Assembly Plant, leaves only one assembly plant completely within Detroit borders: a Fiat Chrysler factory on Jefferson Avenue, according to USA Today. Well, that time is nearly upon us, and we've just learned the fate of the Conner assembly plant that builds the V10 sports auto. It was in continuous operation except for in 2010 after the company halted production of Vipers temporarily. Read More »

Video is encoded onto the DNA of living bacteria using CRISPR

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Alan Davidson , a molecular geneticist at the University of Toronto who did not take part in the work, but is also collaborating with some of the study's authors, points out that two very similar papers were recently published in Nature this April and Molecular Cell in June. Read More »

XCOM 2: War of the Chosen Gets a Gameplay Trailer

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The new expansion for XCOM 2 , War of the Chosen , is launching for PlayStation 4 , Xbox One , and PC next month. XCOM® 2: War of the Chosen , is the expansion to the 2016 award-winning strategy game of the year. You can check out the "Lost and Abandoned Gameplay Walkthrough" below. In order to successfully complete the mission, players will need to escort both the Reaper and Skirmisher leaders to a negotiating point. Read More »

Microsoft Issues Major Update to Outlook for Android and iOS

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Microsoft is putting Outlook's new search feature right at the center of the app, which you can now access from the app's homepage with a single tap. Microsoft is prepping an always-available search bar that uses intelligence to display what you're likely looking for. Read More »

Google Play Movies & TV Gets HDR Playback

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Several of today's top video services already support HDR video, even though the technology hasn't made its way into all consumers' homes. You'll need a TV or monitor with HDR support in order to enjoy the upgrade. At the moment, the list includes films such as Mad Max: Fury Road , Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them , Batman v Superman , The Amazing Spider-Man 2 , The LEGO Movie (and, of course, The LEGO Batman Movie ), and quite a few others. Read More »

Forbes Rates Bears As 16th Most-Valuable Franchise In Sports, Cubs 18th

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They were two spots ahead of the Cubs ($2.68 billion), whose value increased 22 percent from past year. They have an operating income of $212 million, compared to $300 million for the Cowboys. The Cubs are MLB's fourth-most valuable franchise behind the Yankees, Dodgers and Red Sox. Take a look below to see the NY teams that did make it. The Bulls ranked 22nd on the list at $2.5 billion. Read More »

Which Analysts Are Watching General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)?

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For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the business will post sales of $15.48 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $15.06 billion to $16.00 billion. Piershale Financial Group Inc. increased its position in shares of General Mills by 0.8% in the first quarter. Sii Investments Inc. WI now owns 10,180 shares of the company's stock valued at $628,000 after buying an additional 1,264 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Facebook Cuts Price Of Oculus Rift VR Headset, Again

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Earlier this year, in March, the price tag of the Rift bundle - a package deal including the Oculus Rift headset and a pair of Touch 3D controllers - was dropped from $798 to $598. Video cards like AMD's Radeon RX 480 and 580 and NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1060 serve as low-priced entry points to power VR headsets like HTC Vive and Oculus Rift . Read More »

Microsoft's New iPhone App Helps Blind People 'See' What's Around Them

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Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT ) launches an AI-enabled app for the visually impaired that can "see" and describe products, people, and the environment. The company showed off a prototype of Seeing AI in March previous year at its Build conference, but from Wednesday, July 12, the app is available to download for free in the United States on iOS. Read More »

Google acquires Bengaluru-based AI start-up Halli Labs

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Halli announced the news itself earlier today in a short post on Medium, and Caesar Sengupta , a product management VP at Google, also confirmed the acquisition with a Tweet . It remains to be seen what Halli Labs can contribute to Google's wide array of initiatives, specifically its mission to bring its in-house technology to more people around the globe. Read More »

Just the Facts on PayPal Holdings, Inc. (PYPL)

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Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its position in PayPal Holdings by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 4,520,450 shares of the credit services provider's stock worth $178,423,000 after buying an additional 246,950 shares during the period. Read More »

Bientôt une nouvelle version du Galaxy Note 7 — Samsung

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Mais les conditions de ce "come-back" sèment un peu le doute sur les intentions de Samsung. Et à quelques semaines du tragique anniversaire de son annonce, Samsung va recommencer à vendre des exemplaires du mobile. Pour mémoire, c'est ce composant qui était le responsable des incidents ayant émaillé la première vie du Note 7. Rappelons que Samsung a récupéré pas moins de 2 à 3 millions d'unités suite aux différents programmes de rappel dans le monde après les cas d'explosions observés. Read More »

L'extension Knights of the Frozen Throne disponible en août — Hearthstone

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Les joueurs dignes de sa faveur peuvent trouver neuf cartes légendaires qui transforment chacune l'un des héros de Hearthstone en terrible chevalier de la mort , vêtu d'une armure glacée et doté d'un nouveau pouvoir. Plus d'infos prévues dans les jours à venir, à l'approche de la sortie de cette nouvelle extension . Puis, explorez-en les deux ailes en affrontant des boss bien connus , comme par exemple le professeur Putricide et Sindragosa . Read More »

Man killed by whale after he rescued it from fishing net

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On Tuesday, the federal fisheries department confirmed Howlett had died while on one of its vessels. While their findings are still preliminary and don't explain why the deaths have seemingly occurred within such a short time frame, they found signs of severe blunt trauma and bruising on two of the whales, suggesting collision with a vessel, while the third had been tangled in fishing gear for weeks. Read More »

Honor 8 Pro officially released in Malaysia

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Honor 8 Pro packs with 4000mAh large battery capacity dual hybrid SIM slot. The wait is over, the most affordable flagship phablet Honor 8 Pro is now officially available in Malaysia. Although the Chinese variant features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, the European model lacks this component. The Honor 8 Pro also features quad HD display boasting the highest levels of colour accuracy and detail, with performance is said nearing the Hollywood cinema standard. Read More »

You Can Now Use PayPal to Make Purchases on iTunes, App Store

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The online payments platform will roll out the service to the US and other countries shortly. Apple has enabled iPhone and iPad users to make purchases using credit card networks and bank debit cards. Paying with PayPal is simple. The same options can be found in iTunes on Mac or PC via the Account Quick Link. Sign in with Touch ID or your Apple ID and password . Read More »

Alamo Fire burns 29000 acres; containment still at 15 percent

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The cause of both fires is under investigation. The Alamo fire continues to threaten 133 structures and a mandatory evacuation order remains for Tepusquet Canyon. High pressure will rebuild back into California from the desert southwest toward the end of the week into the weekend, Lindsey said, with more hot weather predicted. Read More »

Amazon, Google, Facebook and Netflix protest USA plan to reverse net neutrality

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They further insist that a rollback of regulations would hurt consumers, who might have to pay more to access certain sites or deal with slower connection speeds when streaming music and video. Wednesday, July 12, is an internet-wide day of action to save net neutrality - and you can get involved. "The FCC needs to listen to the public, not just lobbyists from big cable companies", said Evan Greer, campaign director of Fight for the Future, one of the leading groups behind the protest, ... Read More »

Eiko Ishioka's 79th Birthday

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On Wednesday, which would have been her 79th birthday, Google has honoured her with a commemorative Doodle on its homepage. And it was her eclectic sense of costume design that elevated her to fresh levels of prominence the globe over, whether she was weaving her magic for Cirque du Soleil or filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola . Read More »