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Facebook asks for nude photos from Australian users to combat 'revenge porn'

The unorthodox scheme is now being tested among Facebook's Australian users, but Britain, Canada and the United States are also expected to take part in the project. Four percent of internet users have fallen victim to it, and 10 percent of women under 30 have had someone threaten to post explicit photos of them online against their will, according to a 2016 study by Data & Society. Read More »

Grand Theft Auto V surpasses 85 million units sold

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The figure eclipses the previous record of 82.3 million copies, held by Wii Sports for the Nintendo Wii. Well, Grand Theft Auto V , the latest entry, is now the best-selling game of all time in the United States. Take-Two Interactive Software Inc raised its full-year adjusted revenue forecast and its second-quarter revenue topped estimates, driven by the new version of its basketball franchise game and the continued success of " Grand Theft Auto V ". Read More »

Intel Corporation Sets Broad GPU Vision, Hires AMD's GPU Chief

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During the last few months, Raja Koduri has had quite a lot of time working with Intel on the newly announced Intel Core processors with AMD Radeon graphics . As of right now, there is not much that we know about the Intel Coffee Lake H series of CPUs but we do know that these chips will have a 50% smaller footprint and enable real-time power sharing between the CPU and the GPU. Read More »

OnePlus to stick with Dash Charge, no wireless charging for now

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The phone is all set to launch in a week's time and the company has given us some hints about what to expect from the OnePlus 5T . The company's CEO, Pete Lao, published a blog post explaining the decision and told fans that its Dash Charge fast charging technology is still superior. Read More »

Euro NCAP declares Volvo XC60 'safest vehicle ever'

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A near ideal 98 per cent score in Adult Occupant protection and 95 per cent in the Safety Assist category are impressive figures indeed. In testing the systems received full points. Child safety features (seven out of seven) and a child seat installation check (12 out of 12) were given ideal results. The highest "good" rating was given in the full-width frontal crash test, dropping to "marginal" for the chest of of rear seat passengers. Read More »

New iPads could add Face ID and lose the Home button

Though it supposedly won't feature an OLED panel, this model will have slimmer edges, something made possible in part by removing the home button. According to the report, the screen size will be similar to the 10.5-inch iPad Pro released this spring. Read More »

Instagram Stories Now Lets You Post Old Photos Without a Workaround

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You can now upload photos to your Instagram Story that are up to a week old. Snapchat has had a similar feature on its app since it launched "memories" in June 2016. Now, you can add photos or videos that are older than 24 hours to your stories. Now, you'll be able to easily find and choose anything from your camera roll and share it instantly with friends. Read More »

Texas church gunman once escaped from mental health facility

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The person who reported the escape, according to the report, further warned that Kelley, then aged 21, had been "attempting to carry out death threats" against his military commanders and "suffered from mental disorders". All three weapons were purchased by Kelley, said Fred Milanowski, the agent in charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in Houston . Read More »

Republicans push stronger background checks after Devin Kelley slipped through the system

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At one point, the shooter tried to get a license to carry a gun in Texas but was denied by the state, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said, citing the director of Texas' Department of Public Safety. "This man shouldn't have gotten a gun". The Air Force isn't talking now, so KOAT reporter Nancy Laflin left a voicemail for Heather Wilson. The Air Force is taking responsibility for not properly registering the fingerprints of Devin Kelley. Read More »

'Call of Duty WW2' Rewards High Kill Streaks With a 'Nuke'

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A press release on Wednesday, November 8th confirmed that in the first three days of being on sale, they broke the $500 million barrier as overall unit sales at launch doubled year-over-year globally. Actors set to appear in the game include Josh Duhamel ( Transformers franchise), Jonathan Tucker ( Justified , Parenthood ), and Jeffery Pierce. In addition to the core Multiplayer experience available for hands-on gameplay at E3, players will also play War Mode, developed in partnership with ... Read More »

SteelSeries Arctis 3 Bluetooth Headset Allows For Simultaneous Audio

According to the manufacturer, the headset allows users to play audio from over Bluetooth and wired connections concurrently. This is handy for any gamer: you can take a call through your phone without missing any important cutscenes, or listen to your own music while retaining in-game audio. Read More »

Texas church shooting, is this the new "normal?"

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The Air Force acknowledged Monday that if the past offenses by Devin Patrick Kelley had been properly shared, they would have prevented him from buying a gun. Earlier, in Japan, Trump called the shooting a "mental health problem at the highest level". Based on preliminary reports, the attack was carried out by "a very deranged individual", he said. Read More »

Apple faces new patent lawsuit, this time over dual camera tech

A short time later, Apple released the iPhone 7, which utilizes the technology discussed, with Apple fully aware that it was protected by patents. Israeli startup Corephotonics claims that it had patented the technology first, and that Apple had knowingly stolen the designs without licensing it. Read More »

Public invited to Veterans assembly at Libby High School Nov. 13

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Between 300 and 400 veterans attended last year's ceremony, which has become a local tradition. "We just wanted the veterans to come, we wanted to recognize them for all the stuff they've done", said Matthew McCormick, a senior. Sunday in honor of all veterans. American Legion Auxiliary Unit #81 Pine Grove is hosting a ham, soup beans, and cornbread lunch on November 11 at the Byrd Center in Pine Grove. Read More »

Tim McGraw, Faith Hill to perform in Grand Forks on July 10

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The Ralph is one of 25 new dates added to the tour. Hill said in a video announcing the news on Instagram. Just in time for the holidays. would there be any better gift than Faith Hill and Tim McGraw concert tickets? "More cities, more shows, and we can't wait", McGraw said before his wife ended the clip saying, "we'll see you on the road!" Tickets to the general public will go on sale 10 a.m. Read More »

Here's How to Fix That Weird iPhone Glitch

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Users will have to wait until Apple releases more information regarding a permanent bug fix for this problem. This comes after netizens reported that after insta1ling last week's firmware updAte, their on-screen keyboa%rds began replacing "i" with the letter "A" f0llow3d by a symbol. Read More »

Demonetisation a watershed moment, says Arun Jaitley

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While Dr Singh had quoted a series of facts, government data and economic indices to substantiate his allegations that demonetisation and the GST rollout had wreaked havoc on the Indian economy, Jaitley was forced to launch a largely political attack, devoid of substance that could actually prove the merits of noteban and the unified tax regime. Read More »

Honor 7X Accounted To Be Propelled In India, This December!

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The sub-brand of Huawei is planning to bring a mid-range price tagged smartphone to the hitherto elite Honor brand, and as reported by GizmoChina, Huawei's executive hinted that the price tag can only get better. The device runs an Android 7.0 Nougat-based EMUI 5.1 custom skin. The primary 16MP sensor is paired with a secondary 2MP sensor which captures depth data for bokeh effect. Read More »

Pulwama encounter: Three terrorists, Army jawan killed in gunbattle

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The third was a local militant of Hizbul Mujahideen. Police sources informed Rising Kashmir that two AK 47 rifles and a pistol were recovered from the gunfight site while the combing operation was on. DGP S P Vaid tweeted, "In Aglar-Pulham encounter by joint team of Army, CRPF & JKP three terrorists have been eliminated". The encounter had ended with the gunning down of a militant. Read More »

Hanzo And Alexstrasza Are Coming To Heroes Of The Storm

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Also, everyone's favorite punching bag Overwatch character: Hanzo . In Heroes of the Storm , they fly in a straight line, and they seem slower and easier to escape. Stay tuned for more details as they become available. In a pinch, she can turn into the fearsome Red Dragon Queen. A new cinematic and in-game trailer have been released to show these new characters in action. Read More »

Here are all the OnePlus 5T leaks you missed over the weekend

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But even if it's fake, it still lists the kind of specs we expect for the OnePlus 5T. OnePlus CEO, Pete Lau, in a blog post confirmed the name and told why headphone jack is an essential part of the smartphone and also stated that the wireless headphones are also a great option but the headphone jack is not going anywhere. Read More »

Sony Rolls Out New PlayStation Rewards Program in the United States

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PlayStation Rewards is giving all the completionists out there yet another incentive to collect every in-game trophy: they can now be exchanged for credit to your PSN account. In response to the new reward system, Xbox Boss Phil Spencer wrote on Twitter "Sounds like a cool feature, I'm going to give it a try". Despite the fact that the PlayStation Rewards scheme has been running exclusively in the U.S. Read More »