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Grand Canyon helicopter crash witness: It was

Grand Canyon helicopter crash witness: It was "just horrible"

He said his sons had been saving for the trip for over a year, to celebrate Stuart's 30th birthday, which was on Friday. Becky Dobson, 27, from Worthing was on holiday with boyfriend Stuart Hill, 30...

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German Court Says Facebook Privacy Practices Are Illegal

German Court Says Facebook Privacy Practices Are Illegal

Vzbv also highlighted that Facebook's smartphone app contained a number of pre-ticked boxes that authorised a location service showing where users are when they are chatting with other people. It stat...

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Xbox One X Is Outselling The PS4 Pro In USA Says Analyst

Xbox One X Is Outselling The PS4 Pro In USA Says Analyst

So, what are you waiting for? On PlayStation 4 and Xbox One , the trial version of Overwatch can be found in each of the platforms' respective stores. As you probably might've assumed you will in...

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Shani Davis Skips Olympics Opening Ceremony After Controversial Flag Bearer Decision

Shani Davis Skips Olympics Opening Ceremony After Controversial Flag Bearer Decision

He said the process by which Hamlin won was executed "dishonorably" and included a reference to Black History Month - suggesting that race played a role in the decision. She said she's usually in...

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Kingdom Hearts III's Charming Character Art and 1080p Screenshots Show Monsters, Inc

Kingdom Hearts III's Charming Character Art and 1080p Screenshots Show Monsters, Inc

Monsters, Inc . Global superstar Hikaru Utada is back with a brand new theme song for KINGDOM HEARTS III , "Don't Think Twice"! What I don't think anybody expected was a four-minute look at the g...

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America gets Splatoon 2: Starter Edition

America gets Splatoon 2: Starter Edition

If you have been on the fence about the popular " Splatoon 2 " title, Nintendo has a deal that may persuade you. Gamers who have been holding out on picking up " Splatoon 2 " would want to conside...

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Android P to Receive 'Major Redesign' and Optimize for Camera Notches

Android P to Receive 'Major Redesign' and Optimize for Camera Notches

The upgrade, now known as Android P to the public and Android "Pistachio Ice Cream" internally, will reportedly focus on a "major redesign" to better appeal to those switching from Apple's iO...

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Facebook pushes security app (that it owns) that tracks users' mobile usage

Facebook pushes security app (that it owns) that tracks users' mobile usage

To put it another way, Onavo is corporate spyware . Using a VPN has a few advantages. VPNs work by forcing your laptop or mobile device to establish a connection to a third-party server before ...

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Cryptocurrency Site Hacked Millions of Android Smartphones for Mining

Cryptocurrency Site Hacked Millions of Android Smartphones for Mining

To get the user to submit to the mining effort, it uses a clever technique to trick them. Apparently, they displayed a message saying that your device is "showing suspicious activity" and requires a c...

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The Evil Within 2 gets even more ugly with first-person view

The Evil Within 2 gets even more ugly with first-person view

When the developers were asked what kind of work goes into this Point of View shift change in-game, the responded " The Evil Within 2 wasn't designed as a first-person game, so obviously it was prett...

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Google's next Android overhaul is said to embrace iPhone 'notch'

Initially iPhone X users questioned the need for the notch or a cutout at the top of the screen, but they are now growing used to it. That will likely support new features, helping Android device ...

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Microsoft to leave Skype bug needing massive rewrite unfixed for now

Microsoft to leave Skype bug needing massive rewrite unfixed for now

When installing updates, Skype uses another executable for the built-in updater component of the voice and video chat application, and this process is vulnerable to hijacking. Skype UWP app is not a...

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Windows Analytics will now see if you're protected against Meltdown and Spectre

Finally, Windows Analytics now takes a look at a system's firmware status , and specifically looks to see if the firmware installed includes the necessary mitigations for Spectre and Meltdown . In...

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Apple CEO Talks Succession Plans At Annual Meeting

Apple CEO Talks Succession Plans At Annual Meeting

Cook also said in the meeting that he's "not worrying" about whether the government will agree to reimburse its offerings. But didn't giving any other specifics. Even if you buy that argument, it do...

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro Prices Leaked

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro Prices Leaked

Like Redmi Note 5 Pro , it will feature an LED Selfie-light for the flawless selfie even in challenging lighting conditions. Redmi Note 5 Pro is the world's first smartphone to feature the octa...

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Google Pixel shipments doubled in 2017: IDC

Google Pixel shipments doubled in 2017: IDC

Even with those relatively paltry sales numbers, Google also dealt with a lot of Pixel stock issues in 2017. Even five months after the launch of the Pixel 1 at the end of 2016, the company couldn...

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THQ Nordic buys Metro, Saints Row, & Dead Island publisher

THQ Nordic buys Metro, Saints Row, & Dead Island publisher

The original THQ studio filed for bankruptcy in 2012 , and Koch Media purchased Saints Row developer Volition and the Dead Space series, among other properties, in the sale. "Following less succe...

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Rocket League RC Toy Set Launching From Psyonix and Hot Wheels Partnership

Rocket League RC Toy Set Launching From Psyonix and Hot Wheels Partnership

Both cars are controlled through Bluetooth from a phone or tablet, so no remote controllers are needed. This will naturally involve RC cars and let players do battle in real-life. The announcement als...

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New Mercedes-AMG G63 unveiled

New Mercedes-AMG G63 unveiled

It's only taken Mercedes-Benz four decades to replace the G-Class with, what else, another G-Class, and while the second-generation Geländewagen retains the original's spirit, the body panels are all-...

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Google to bring Allo's Smart Reply feature to third party apps

Google to bring Allo's Smart Reply feature to third party apps

A smart response will be sent to those who try to get a hold of you during this time. The feature will take into account of your current location and calculate the duration to which you will reach hom...

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Spyro the Dragon Trilogy Remaster Reportedly in the Works

Spyro the Dragon Trilogy Remaster Reportedly in the Works

The news follows the successful release of other remastered classics including Crash Bandicoot and Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection . The remaster will contain Spyro the Dragon , Riptos Rage...

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Fortnite: Battle Royale is Temporarily Removing A Weapon

Fortnite: Battle Royale is Temporarily Removing A Weapon

If you're a fan of the SMG in Fortnite's Battle Royale mode, you should get some time in with the game now. Officially billed as the State of Development V4 , the new blog post by the " Fortnite ...

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Instagram now notifies users if someone takes a screenshot of their Stories

Instagram now notifies users if someone takes a screenshot of their Stories

Understandably, this feature is introduced for privacy reasons as there were cases where the screenshots from Instagram Stories were misused by people. To be clear, creators won't get a specific notif...

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Instagram Enables Screenshot Alert to Align With Snapchat

Instagram Enables Screenshot Alert to Align With Snapchat

Instagram has pushed-out a number of new feature to make it easier to follow other users' activities on the platform. The selected users are shown an alert that the next time they take a screenshot o...

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How To Stream The 2018 Winter Olympics

How To Stream The 2018 Winter Olympics

While this is not necessarily a bad thing from the customer viewpoint because users now have access to more than a single platform to share Stories on, giving them freedom of choice. The subscription ...

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After S. Korea visit, Pence insists 'no daylight' on North

After S. Korea visit, Pence insists 'no daylight' on North

Vice President Mike Pence is facing backlash for his staunch efforts to ignore North Korean officials at the Winter Olympic Games, even as the two Koreas continued their temporary truce, marching an...

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First look of Ranveer-Alia's 'Gully Boy' out

First look of Ranveer-Alia's 'Gully Boy' out

In these pictures, Alia Bhatt is being seen in Hijaab and Ranveer Singh in the hoody. On the work front, Alia Bhatt will soon be seen in "Raazi" opposite Vicky Kaushal. The film presented by Reliance ...

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Man with Sword Attacks Church in Yogyakarta, Injures Four

Man with Sword Attacks Church in Yogyakarta, Injures Four

A 22-year-old man armed with a sword or machete attacked members of the congregation at St Lidwina Church. "Everybody started panicking and screaming". "We need to dig out more details and question ...

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Winter Olympics: Earthquake hits roughly 100 miles from Games site

Winter Olympics: Earthquake hits roughly 100 miles from Games site

Kim Yo Jong , top right, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, sits alongside Kim Yong Nam , president of the Presidium of North Korean Parliament, and behind U.S. The vice president's visit was...

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Turkey orders arrest of 17 pro-Kurdish leaders over criticising Syria offensive

Turkey orders arrest of 17 pro-Kurdish leaders over criticising Syria offensive

The multi-sided conflict is raging on other fronts too, with Turkey waging a big offensive in a Kurdish-controlled area of northwestern Syria, the Afrin region, where Ankara is targeting Kurdish mil...

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