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Google's AI helps NASA make latest discovery through Kepler space telescope

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The space agency has called a press conference this Thursday to announce a new discovery by its Kepler space telescope , which has been searching for habitable planets and alien life since 2009. Since the discovery is fueled by Google AI's huge data processing abilities, Christopher Shallue, senior software engineer at Google AI in Mountain View, California, and Andrew Vanderburg, astronomer and NASA Sagan Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas, Austin, will be in attendance. Read More »

You can finally order the Google Home Max in the US

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The foot on the bottom comes off. The big box retailer says it will be able to deliver the Assistant enabled smart speaker as early as tomorrow, if you choose expedited shipping. Google previously said that the Max would launch in December and it is now available to buy in the US. It sports dual 4.5-inch woofers and dual 0.7-inch custom tweeters, and is claimed to be more than 20 times more powerful than the existing Google Home. Read More »

How to watch the Geminids; the best meteor shower of the year

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Each December, we pass through debris from asteroid 3200 Phaethon, which orbits the sun once every 524 days. On Dec. 16, the rock comet is going to make its nearest pass by Earth since being discovered in 1983, giving astronomers another chance for a close look and perhaps figuring out exactly what it is. Read More »

Capcom Reveals Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection

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To mark the 30th anniversary of the Street Fighter series, Capcom has announced a massive compilation of Street Fighter games is on its way to PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. Development was carried out for Capcom by Digital Eclipse, the same studio who brought us Mega Man Legacy Collection . It's already been 30 years of fighting in the streets since the original game debuted in arcades at the end of August 1987, but I guess Capcom have chose to celebrate the 1988 home releases ... Read More »

From Software's new project teased at Game Awards

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The teaser ends with the phrase, " Shadows Die Twice ". In case you missed it, a variety of new game announcements were made at The Game Awards 2017 last night, the likes of which include Soul Caliber VI and Bayonetta 3 . There is a chance that, with PlayStation Experience happening on the 8 December - or 4.30am GMT on 9 December in the United Kingdom - that we'll see a bit more about what From Software is up to. Read More »

Sri Lanka win toss, bowl against India in 1st ODI

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Shreyas Iyer has been given his maiden ODI cap and will bat at No. 3 in Kohli's absence. Suranga Lakmal, who had troubled India in the first Test, was once again on a roll as he picked up four wickets for 13 runs in 10 overs. India folded in for 112 in 38.2 overs. Dhoni clobbered 10 boundaries and two sixes in his crucial knock even as only two other Indian batsmen - Hardik Pandya (10) and Yadav - could reach double-digit figures. Read More »

Mega Man makes an appearance in Monster Hunter

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Capcom's own Mega Man will make a cameo in Monster Hunter World in the form of 8-bit gear for Palicoes, the Felyne hunting companions. If you have a PS4 at least. Also according to the Capcom-Unity blog, you'll be able to take on a total of three Quests in the Monster Hunter World Beta , stretching across two unique areas. Read More »

California Wildfires: The View From Space

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On Friday, Dec. 7, the NASA Twitter account posted even more images , showing the burn scars and active fires in new photos. "As to the first, we are completely surrounded by mostly harmless microbes on Earth, and we see a broadly similar microbial community on the International Space Station (ISS)". Read More »

Amazon Echo and Music Unlimited coming to 28 new markets

It took Amazon a while to get its streaming music strategy truly off the ground - its Music Unlimited service, with competes with Spotify, Apple Music and the like, only launched last fall . Furthermore, people familiar with the matter also said that Remix "would include Spotify-like on-demand streaming and would incorporate elements from YouTube, such as video clips". Read More »

The Last Guardian VR Experience Revealed

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The Last Guardian PSVR will have the player interacting with Trico , but will be in first-person. This year's PlayStation Experience event had a number of projects for PlayStation VR owners to look forward to, including shooters and first-person horror games. Read More »

A Way Out release date set

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Even so, it's definitely one to keep an eye on. You can find the newest trailer for A Way Out at the bottom of the page. When A Way Out finally got its time to shine, the trailer gave a better look at the dynamic gameplay. The story is a genre-transcending narrative that's meant to be played with someone you know", Fares said in a press release about the game. The free trial is a pretty cool option, allowing gamers whose friends who have purchased the title, to enjoy the full co-op ... Read More »

Fortnite Battle Royale To Get Limited Time 50v50 Mode

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At The Game Awards last night, Epic Games announced the new limited "50 versus 50" game mode for Fortnite Battle Royale that'll offer a massive last-team-standing war of epic proportions. The team will do its best to implement this feature, though this is entirely up to Sony and Microsoft. The game's latest 1.9.1 patch added support for 4K on the Xbox One X and, "due to overwhelming popular demand", formalised what has quickly become one of Fortnite's headline features: rocket surfing. Read More »

Brings camera enhancements, battery life improvements and more

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OnePlus announced in its community forum that it had started pushing out the OxygenOS version 4.7.4 to OnePlus 5T. This is the second Software update for the OnePlus 5T clients in a traverse of a month. Also with the camera enhancements, the new Software update brings along sound advancements for the speaker and earphones, vibration improvements, confront open upgrades, Wi-Fi control sharing changes, unique finger print and Global Positioning System strength enhancements, and other ... Read More »

HomeKit Vulnerability Discovered In iOS 11.2

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The "zero-day" or previously undiscovered vulnerability, first reported by 9to5Mac today, allowed unauthorized control of accessories such as smart locks and garage door openers. That flaw was publicly disclosed while it was still live; in the case of this HomeKit bug, it seems that 9to5Mac kept it quiet until Apple had a chance to fix it. Read More »

Heavy snow showers forecast for Dundalk soon

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Things are expected to hover between the 40s and 20s through Tuesday . A "clipper" low pressure trough will approach from the northwest Friday night and move east of our area Saturday preceded and accompanied by a wide band of snow . Read More »

Soulcalibur VI Announced And Its Coming In 2018

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It also seems like we're getting some new mechanics, as their swords keeps changing colour and the camera appears to be more dynamic than the more static version in the predecessors. It was ported to the original PlayStation in December 1996, though it was renamed Soul Blade in Europe, Australia, and North America. It will be the first Soulcalibur game to come out since Soulcalibur V in 2012, though a card-based mobile game Soulcalibur : Unbreakable Soul did come out in 2014. Read More »

Huawei Nova 2s Launched- Price & Specifications

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It serves a bezel-less display which makes the device handy and taller. It comes with a HiSilicon Kirin 960 processor - the very same chipset powering the Huawei P10 and honor 8 Pro - paired with up to 6GB of RAM, 64GB or 128GB of internal storage, and a 3,340mAh battery. Read More »

Facebook Messenger Games celebrate one year; rolls out live streaming feature

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The idea with Instant Games is to boost people's time spent in Messenger by giving them something else to do besides just chat. Finally, other goodies coming soon to Instant Games include the once wildly popular Angry Birds by Rovio Entertainment, though the Messenger version promises "an exciting new way to challenge friends". Read More »

Airtel, Intex to tie up and launch affordable 4G smartphones

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Both Intex and Airtel added three new Intex smartphones to the Airtel Mera Pehla Smartphone portfolio. The devices are available at an effective price of Rs 1,649, Rs 1,999, and Rs 4,379 respectively. The Intex Aqua Lions N1 comes with a 4-inch WVGA display, Android 7.0 Nougat, 1.1GHz MediaTek processor, 1400mAh battery, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB with a microSD card, 2MP rear camera, and a 0.3MP front-facing camera. Read More »

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Releases Latest List of Safest Vehicles

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With 15 of those earning its highest award despite tougher criteria requiring better headlights and enhanced passenger side protection. It wasn't surprising that automakers acted more quickly to improve protection on the driver side than on the passenger side, and improving driver-side protection was arguably more urgent, since every vehicle on the road has a driver, while not every one has a passenger. Read More »

Nissan, DeNA unveil Easy Ride robo-vehicle mobility service in Japan

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Tech Crunch reports that the carmaker is working with Japanese software maker DeNA to create the autonomous ride-hailing service which will be trialled on Japanese Roads. "With "more freedom of mobility" as its concept, Easy Ride is envisioned as a service for anyone who wants to travel freely to their destination of choice in a robo-vehicle", Nissan said. Read More »

London Mayor says United Kingdom must apologise for Jallianwala massacre

During his trip to Amritsar , he reminisced the brutal massacre of Jallianwala Bagh where hundreds of innocent lives were taken on the hands of Britishers. Former British PM David Cameroon visited Jallianwala Bagh in February 2013 and offered regrets over the killings, stopping short of a formal apology. Read More »

Niantic to roll out characters in batches; dynamic weather system added

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More surprisingly, though, is that Pokemon GO is about to require going out into the rain and snow to capture every monster thanks to a new weather system. Weather near players will impact Pokemon in a variety of ways and some attacks will be more effective during certain conditions. Take a look at some of the Gen 3 Pokemon coming to the game very soon, as mentioned specifically by Niantic. Read More »