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The Last of Us Remastered Will Run Native 4K on PS4 Pro

The Last of Us Remastered Will Run Native 4K on PS4 Pro

One of the biggest criticisms that has come about from the PS4 Pro reveal this week is the news that the upgraded PS4 will not run native 4K resolution. I was hoping that the Pro would allow PS4 games...

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Hurricane Gaston expected to weaken in the Atlantic

Hurricane Gaston expected to weaken in the Atlantic

This acts to weaken tropical systems by displacing thunderstorms away from the center of the storm. After a potential hit as a hurricane in Florida , the system could then get pushed into the Gulf ...

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New Jersey Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Smart Guns Be Sold

New Jersey Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Smart Guns Be Sold

Lawmakers say the existing law had the unintended effect of delaying the sale of personalized handguns because opponents pressured gun retailers in other states not to sell the weapons. The state now ...

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Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolves

Wolf advocates outraged that state preparing to kill wolves

State biologists say that the wolves have injured or killed six cows in little more than a month. In 2008, there was just one pack of five wolves in the state. Although the North American gray wolf i...

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WhatsApp to allow businesses to send messages to millions of users

WhatsApp to allow businesses to send messages to millions of users

Users will, however, be able to opt out of sharing their details with Facebook . Existing WhatsApp users will have 30 days to accept the new privacy policy terms or stop using the service. " Ou...

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Honda files patent for 11-speed triple-clutch transmission

Honda files patent for 11-speed triple-clutch transmission

Now paddle shift dual-clutch transmission are not uncommon, but are often in performance cars. It might all be smoke in the water, as patent applications don't necessarily translate into real life - m...

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Women sells wedding dress to pay for divorce

Women sells wedding dress to pay for divorce

The dress has received 75 bids with the highest at almost $66,000. It's a size 6 and I've had it altered so it will be ideal for someone who is 5ft or under with heels and is looking to save some mone...

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Marquez leads Iannone to top Brno FP2

Marquez leads Iannone to top Brno FP2

In Austria I wanted to get on the podium but I wasn't able to so unfortunately. "Sometimes I say you must be lucky to save that, but already many times [I've done this].so something is there". The t...

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'Overwatch' season two takes cues from 'League of Legends'

'Overwatch' season two takes cues from 'League of Legends'

If the beta gain positive feedback, then Blizzard will add new game modes for " Overwatch ". Season 1's 1 to 100 skill rating scale is no more. Kaplan says this will make it easier for players to ...

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Woman bitten by alligator in Everglades

Woman bitten by alligator in Everglades

The story will be updated as more information becomes available . It was then that a four to five-foot long alligator bit her. Two witnesses grabbed Sexton by her legs and kept her from being pulled...

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Perseid meteor shower peaks soon with double usual shooting stars

The trail of particles forms meteors, or shooting stars as they are also known, which heat up as they enter the Earth's atmosphere creating tails of light across the sky. Stargazers could see up to 20...

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Inbox for Gmail adds Trello, GitHub, and Google Alerts summaries

Inbox for Gmail adds Trello, GitHub, and Google Alerts summaries

Google has also put out the bat signal for other companies that frequently send emails, urging these companies to get in touch to collaborate on how they can work together with Inbox to create a bet...

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900 million Android devices susceptible to

900 million Android devices susceptible to "QuadRooter" malware

According to Donenfeld, an attacker would have to trick Android users in to downloading a malicious app that will not have any special permission. "If any one of the four vulnerabilities is exploited,...

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Tesla to buy SolarCity in $2.6 billion stock deal

The all-stock transaction has an equity value of $2.6 billion based on the five-day volume-weighted average price of Tesla shares as of July 29. The companies said the deal would also save customers...

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New panel to decide on Russians at Rio

New panel to decide on Russians at Rio

But McLaren's report said there was state-organised doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and other major worldwide events in Russian Federation. Russian Federation will immediately appeal the de...

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Bye-bye Philae! ESA is Shutting Down Its Historic Lander on Wednesday

Bye-bye Philae! ESA is Shutting Down Its Historic Lander on Wednesday

After the system is switched off, the spacecraft and the lander will not be able to contact each other. It took 10 years for the spacecraft to reach Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which it did in 20...

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Trump takes to Twitter to rake DNC speakers on first night

Trump takes to Twitter to rake DNC speakers on first night

On children from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador who have come to the US since 2014, Mr. Kaine said that "any of them could have a chance asylum, but others won't have that opportunity because the...

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AMC to Buy Carmike in Boosted Deal Valued at About $1.2 Billion

AMC to Buy Carmike in Boosted Deal Valued at About $1.2 Billion

The companies valued the transaction at about $1.2 billion-consisting of about $585 million in cash and $250 million in stock, plus debt. The companies had previously agreed to a $1.1 billion deal t...

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Narsingh Yadav fails dope test, may miss Summer Olympics 2016

Narsingh Yadav fails dope test, may miss Summer Olympics 2016

Later, he was called for his "B" sample test, which also returned positive. "Narsingh was personally present when his B sample was opened". Agarwal also confirmed that the 26-year-old appeared befor...

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TBS is giving 'Overwatch' its own $300000 tournament

TBS is giving 'Overwatch' its own $300000 tournament

The top teams from this payoff round will head to Atlanta for the finals. The North American Regional Finals will be held Sunday and Monday, Sept. 25-26, ahead of the European Regional Finals played o...

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BlackBerry will stop producing its Classic smartphone

But the company eventually acknowledged that most consumers no longer want BlackBerry-based devices and released the Android-based Priv. As you might already know, the US Senate has announced that...

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Stunner! Djokovic's 30-match Slam streak ends at Wimbledon

Novak Djokovic hinted an injury hampered him after he was stunned in the third round of Wimbledon by Sam Querrey . After taking the third set, the Serbian served for the fourth at 5-4, only to be ...

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Ozone layer has begun healing itself thanks to CFC ban

Ozone layer has begun healing itself thanks to CFC ban

The researchers believe that the quick healing shows the efforts being put by humanity. According to the scientists, the hole varies in its size from year to year. A study found that the hole has redu...

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Journey to Jupiter: NASA spacecraft nears planet rendezvous

This will help scientists understand the water content of not just the planet but also in the Solar System. Scientists hope to determine how much water is in Jupiter's atmosphere. As the spacecraft ...

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Google launches new education tools

Google launches new education tools

Finally, Google has collaborated with EdTechTeacher to create a collection of creative apps on Chromebooks. According to Google , since then, over a million students from 11 countries have gone o...

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Egypt court deals blow to cession of Red Sea islands to Saudi

Egypt court deals blow to cession of Red Sea islands to Saudi

There was no immediate comment from the Saudi or Egyptian governments on the court ruling. On April 12, the Egyptian Cabinet announced that the joint Egyptian-Saudi technical maritime border drawing...

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International Space Station astronauts land in Kazakhstan

International Space Station astronauts land in Kazakhstan

Tim said of his trip home that it was "the best ride I've been on ever!". He further added: "It's just been fantastic, from start to finish ..." Soon after 3am United Kingdom time, the three men h...

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Apple Appeals Order to Halt iPhone 6 Sales in

It's a confusing order, especially given the number of Chinese smartphone makers who design and sell iPhone-esque Android phones . Today, Chinese regulators asked Apple to stop selling the iP...

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Tuesday knee scope to determine extent of Breshad Perriman injury

Tuesday knee scope to determine extent of Breshad Perriman injury

Reporter Jamison Hensley tweeted that Perriman hurt the knee catching a pass during an OTA practice on Thursday, and that it was a non-contact injury. "The injuries he sustained are not injuries [...

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GM Disputes Need to Recall Its Takata Airbag Inflators

The saga that is the Takata airbag inflator recall continues, this time affecting 2007-2011 General Motors fullsize trucks and SUVs, which include the Chevrolet Silverado, Suburban, Tahoe, and Avalanc...

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Vigil planned at Cincinnati Zoo in tribute to slain gorilla

Vigil planned at Cincinnati Zoo in tribute to slain gorilla

At first, it looked like Harambe was trying to help the boy, O'Connor told CNN . He's Harambe's former caretaker at the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas. "Parents of the kid at #Cincinnat...

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West Nile virus found in IL county

West Nile virus found in IL county

Last year, 64 counties in IL reported a bird and/or human case with 77 human infections and nine deaths. Residents are asked to remove any standing water where mosquitos can breed from their prope...

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South Korea's Mando in talks to supply parts for Tesla's Model 3

Mando is Korea's largest auto parts company and has sales of more than $4.3 billion annually. The stock was sold at an average price of $232.71, for a total transaction of $2,791,821.87. For the prior...

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Baseball star Tony Gwynn's family sues tobacco companies over death

Baseball star Tony Gwynn's family sues tobacco companies over death

Baseball legend Tony Gwynn died in 2014 at 54 years old. The U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company calls itself "the leading producer and marketer of moist smokeless tobacco", and sells its chew as market-...

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Modi congratulates ISRO scientists on launch of space shuttle

After the launch, the space shuttle will fly to an altitude of 70 kilometres and then engage in a free-gliding flight that starts with an initial velocity five times that of sound. This is the fou...

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Nigeria schoolgirl rescued from Boko Haram after two years

Nigeria schoolgirl rescued from Boko Haram after two years

Dozens of them escaped in the initial melee but more than 200 remained unaccounted for. "OUR #ChibokGirl... IS BACK!!!!!!!" The girl's return was a "wonderful piece of news", United Nations emergenc...

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Slovenia investigates foreigner over failed Vietnam cyber-heist

Slovenia investigates foreigner over failed Vietnam cyber-heist

The local Daily Star newspaper quoted Farashuddin as saying that SWIFT failed to implement 13 security measures in the installation of the system. TPBank recognized the suspicious SWIFT messages attem...

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'Battlefield 1' Title, Art Leaked Ahead of Official Reveal

'Battlefield 1' Title, Art Leaked Ahead of Official Reveal

In addition, the same online retailer indicated October 26 as the release date on PS4 and Xbox One . The livestream may finally reveal the gameplay and setting of the next Battlefield game. There...

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Nisar deplores Trump's remarks about Shakeel Afridi

Pakistan has dismissed the assertion of Donald Trump, the US Republican frontrunner in the presidential race, that it could be pressurised into releasing a jailed doctor who allegedly helped the US tr...

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Microsoft's cloud business is growing, but its phone division is nose-diving

According to Hood, the higher tax rate reflected an unexpected shift in Microsoft sales to countries with higher tax rates, along with a shift to revenue from cloud computing, which is taxed at a ...

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Amazon launches monthly Prime subscription services

Prior to this move, you could only get the movie service by signing up to Amazon Prime , which comes with perks like free shipping, and music streaming, for a monthly subscription. You'll end up payi...

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Packers open 2016 with consecutive road games

Packers open 2016 with consecutive road games

Only once in the last 95 years have the Green Bay Packers started the regular season with back-to-back road games. Vikings Journal would like to make an announcement: The NFL announced on Twitter We...

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Microsoft embraces conversation as new user interface

Microsoft embraces conversation as new user interface

In related news, Microsoft has begun shipping its much awaited HoloLens Development Edition to developers in the U.S. and Canada. Microsoft's Build Conference is a yearly event focusing on sof...

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Northern Great Barrier Reef experiences worst coral bleaching on record, researchers warn

Northern Great Barrier Reef experiences worst coral bleaching on record, researchers warn

Of 520 reefs surveyed between Cairns and Papua New Guinea in recent days, only four appeared to be unaffected. "Scientists in the water are already reporting up to 50 percent mortality of bleached c...

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Instagram Is The Latest Service To Consider Reordering Your Timeline

Instagram Is The Latest Service To Consider Reordering Your Timeline

The only way to get around this change is to turn on notifications for the accounts you really care about - which means you'll get a push notification for each and every one of their posts...

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Georgia Governor vetoes religious exemptions bill

Disney, and its associated Marvel Studios, have threatened to stop filming projects in Georgia if a controversial religious freedom bill is signed into law, according to The Hollywood Reporter. It als...

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A look at how Oculus compares to Vive and PlayStation VR

A look at how Oculus compares to Vive and PlayStation VR

After first opening up preorders in early January during the Consumer Electronics Show, the Oculus Rift is now shipping to customers. It's a selling point that helps justify its £689 United Kingdom ...

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Facebook apologises for Safety Check glitch after Pak blast

Facebook apologises for Safety Check glitch after Pak blast

If you are wondering why some of your Facebook friends are marking themselves safe when they aren't in Pakistan , then you're not alone. Ordinarily, the system would've sent a notification to Faceboo...

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Japan sticks to non-nuclear arms pledge after Trump remark

South Korean activists today launched tens of thousands of anti-Pyongyang leaflets into North Korea for the second time in three days, amid heightened military tensions on the divided peninsula. It al...

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Apple patches iOS 9.3 to fix activation bug

In particular, Warren seemed to recall the joys of being able to use an iPhone one-handed, a user experience which has prompted many iPhone 5s and iPhone 5 users to hold on to their current devices ...

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