• Google Allo's Web Client Is Now Rolling Out for Android Users

    Google Allo's Web Client Is Now Rolling Out for Android Users

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    On a related note (and since I started typing this post out), the "Use Google Allo on your computer" support site is now live and walks you through the steps of setting this all up. Likewise, the Allo support page for the web client is also not live yet, also giving a "Sorry, this page can not be found" error. Five days into its launch, Allo recorded 5 million Google Play Store downloads, but it took two months to double this figure.
  • What the solar eclipse may look like in Arizona

    What the solar eclipse may look like in Arizona

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    If you're in the path of totality - a 70-mile-wide band that stretches from OR to SC - you will be able to look directly at the sun when the moon has completely covered the sun's face. Totality begins in this location at 10:16 a.m. PDT. Over the next hour and a half, it will cross through Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and North and SC.
  • Google Pixel 2 Renders Shows The Thick Bezels, Single Camera

    Google Pixel 2 Renders Shows The Thick Bezels, Single Camera

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    The move comes ahead of the launch of the search giant's upcoming next-generation handsets dubbed as the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 which are expected to be announced in the fourth quarter of this year. The Pixel 2 phones could also feature an Always-On display . The Pixel 2 is rumored to run Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 836 chipset, which will be an improved version of the Snapdragon 835.
  • Elon Musk celebrates Tesla Model S record-setting mileage trip

    Elon Musk celebrates Tesla Model S record-setting mileage trip

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    Investor enthusiasm has catapulted Tesla's market value past General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co., but bringing out the Model 3 has been costly. To meet demand, Tesla is expanding its Gigafactory in the Nevada desert and planning three more Gigafactory facilities further , to be announced in further detail later this year.
  • Australia: Flesh Eating Sea Fleas Attack Teen's Legs While Swimming

    Australia: Flesh Eating Sea Fleas Attack Teen's Legs While Swimming

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    By Sunday, doctors had still not found the cause for Kanizay's bloody legs. Sam's father Jarrod Kanizay said while his son was recovering in hospital, the family was waiting for answers. At first, he assumed the bleeding must've been because he cut himself on a rock, but then the bleeding wouldn't stop. The next night, Mr Kanizay went back to the beach with a pool net full of meat and captured the creatures he said were responsible.
  • Hearthstone: Knights of the Frozen Throne Expansion Launches Next Week

    Hearthstone: Knights of the Frozen Throne Expansion Launches Next Week

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    We've been bringing you the new cards from the upcoming Hearthstone: Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion since the reveals began. Blizzard has announced that the next expansion to Hearthstone will be launching on August 10th. Players will receive a free Death Knight card for beating the prologue mission, and additional card packs for every boss they defeat. These generally expensive legendary cards will transform the player's hero character into a death knight version of ...
  • Arab world to witness partial lunar eclipse today

    Arab world to witness partial lunar eclipse today

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    This lunar eclipse will be "partial type"; where part of the Moon will passes through Earth's umbra shadow. The duration of the total eclipse will be five hours and one minute, while the duration of partial phase of lunar eclipse will be one hour and fifty five minutes.
  • US jobs report; Mazda and Toyota; RBS picks Amsterdam

    US jobs report; Mazda and Toyota; RBS picks Amsterdam

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    Toyota and Mazda are forming a capital alliance and splitting the cost for the plant equally. "We have a lot of confidence in the USA economy", Lentz said. Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp. But their close relationship has been in development for many years, he said. "Pressure from the White House would be the wrong word".
  • Steph Curry shoots 74, calls Web.com Tour debut an 'amazing experience'

    Steph Curry shoots 74, calls Web.com Tour debut an 'amazing experience'

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    Doubters of Curry can also bet against him to make the cut at -5000, but means they would have to bet $500 to win just $10 should their result come through. After his first round, the keen golfer described it as an "amazing experience", however he will not be continuing it into the weekend. And yet, even though his opening tee shot went horribly awry, there was at least an amusing irony in where it landed: a golf cart cup holder .
  • EU Extends Sanctions On Russia Over Siemans Turbine Delivery To Crimea

    EU Extends Sanctions On Russia Over Siemans Turbine Delivery To Crimea

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    The machines were then illegally sent to a power project and modified locally in Krim, as the Russians call it. On Friday, the European Union blacklisted Russia's Technopromexport and Interavtomatika companies, as well as Russian Deputy Energy Minister Andrei Cherezov, Head of the ministry's Department for Operational Control and Electricity Management Evgeniy Grabchak and Technopromexport CEO Sergei Topor-Gilka.
  • Italian Police Arrest Suspected Kidnapper Of British Model

    Italian Police Arrest Suspected Kidnapper Of British Model

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    A spokesperson for the Foreign Office confirmed they are "providing consular support to a British woman in Italy and are in touch with local authorities". She was loaded into the trunk of a auto and taken to a cabin on the outskirts of Lemie, a remote town in the Italian Alps, she told authorities. Italian police said they are working with officials in Britain and Poland as they continue to investigate.
  • Partial, not total solar eclipse for Sudbury

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    If you're looking for a prime place to view the total solar eclipse on August 21, the Kansas City Library downtown might be a good option. There's even a higher risk of damage during a solar eclipse so if you want to look directly at it, you must use certified solar eclipse glasses .
  • Microsoft just killed Word Flow, one of the best iPhone keyboards

    Microsoft just killed Word Flow, one of the best iPhone keyboards

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    Microsoft is abandoning its Word Flow app after it bought the company behind the SwiftKey in February 2016 for an undisclosed price. There was no Word Flow app for Android. SwiftKey has always been popular with iOS users. The Word Flow experiment is now complete! The official statement from Microsoft also encourages users to download the SwiftKey Keyboard from the App Store and receive new features in the regular SwiftKey updates.
  • Felony Charges Filed In Deadly Instagram Crash

    Felony Charges Filed In Deadly Instagram Crash

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    Obdulia Sanchez, 18, was due to be arraigned later in the day after being charged with driving under the influence and causing bodily injury and gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. "She was courageous and she was smart", Manuela said of Jacqueline. "I killed my sister". The teen says everything is affected by social media and it's only going to become more prevalent.
  • Samsung earnings to overtake Apple on chips, Galaxy s8

    Samsung earnings to overtake Apple on chips, Galaxy s8

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    By sector, its construction unit saw a 29.6 percent jump in operating income in the April-June period compared to a year ago although sales edged down 1.8 percent to 3.1 trillion won mainly due to its power generating plants' construction that is near to completion.
  • Toyota Wants to Deploy Long-Range, Fast-Charging EVs by 2022

    Toyota Wants to Deploy Long-Range, Fast-Charging EVs by 2022

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    Toyota wants to reduce the charging time down to the time spent for reloading an internal combustion engine vehicle. Toyota aims to roll out the new model in Japan by the year 2022. "There's a pretty long distance between the lab bench and manufacturing", CLSA auto analyst Christopher Richter commented to Automotive News , and added that "2022 is ages away, and a lot can change in the meantime".
  • Melted fuel heap inside Fukushima reactor

    Melted fuel heap inside Fukushima reactor

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    The plant was destroyed by a massive natural disaster and tsunami in March 2011. The three-day investigation using the small, remote controlled underwater robot, which is about the size of a loaf of bread, ended Saturday, the spokesman said.
  • GE stocks falls to the lowest level in the past 19 months

    GE stocks falls to the lowest level in the past 19 months

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    GE also said it would update its 2018 earnings target of $2 a share in November, later than analysts had expected. Immelt said the company already cut expenses by $670 million and was on pace to meet or exceed its $1 billion target by the end of the year.
  • UIDAI Launches mAadhaar App for Android - Know How to Use It

    UIDAI Launches mAadhaar App for Android - Know How to Use It

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    The mAadhaar app is only available on Android for now, and the developer for this is listed as UIDAI ( Unique Identification Authority of India ). While announcing the launch, UIDAI tweeted saying "LAUNCHING #mAadhaar- Carry your Aadhaar on your Mobile". However, Aadhaar card data is sensitive and can be misused if the phone gets into wrong hands.
  • Nintendo Switch online app launched in time for 'Splatoon 2'

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    As ever, you've got a choice in your controls between motion-enabled aiming or the standard button-related rigmarole for first-person shooters. Of course, you can easily invite your Nintendo Switch friends, too! "When creating rooms and inviting users, you can invite friends you have from Nintendo Switch , friends you communicate with over social media or messaging apps, and other users you have recently played with through the Nintendo Switch Online app", the company says.
  • Google Is Coming Up With Its Own Facebook-Like News Feed

    Google Is Coming Up With Its Own Facebook-Like News Feed

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    Sure, you can do a Google search at the top of the Google application, but it can also provide you with things you are interested in right below it. But it raises more questions about just how much Google knows about us, and how it uses that information to deliver ads. If you're into a particular band, an old interview from years before might surface on your feed.
  • Titanfall 2 Getting a New Co-op Horde Mode in Next Weeks Update

    Titanfall 2 Getting a New Co-op Horde Mode in Next Weeks Update

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    In the horde-style mode, a team of four players must defend a machine known as a Harvester from five waves of increasingly challenging foes; Respawn is promising new enemy types. Cover is sparse for Pilots bold enough to leave the safety of a few houses. For instance, the Elite Warpaint weapon skins are going to be made available for purchase with this DLC.
  • Revived Google Glass has eyes set on the workplace

    Revived Google Glass has eyes set on the workplace

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    Other companies already using Glass include DHL , Dignity Health, and Sutter Health. The new Glass has seen some improvements, including a better battery, a faster processor, better Wi-Fi, and an 8-megapixel camera (up from a 5-megapixel camera in the Explorer Edition ).