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Brush Fire Scorches 100 Acres Near Pinyon Pines as Cranston Fire Burns

Flames erupted Thursday afternoon near Pinyon Pines in Riverside County as another fire continued to devastate the Idyllwild area about 23 miles west, authorities said. By 6:30 p.m., it had burned an ...

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Samsung Announces New 'Unbreakable' Phone Displays

Samsung Announces New 'Unbreakable' Phone Displays

The display passed rigorous durability tests, Samsung said , including being dropped 26 times in a row from a height of almost 4 feet and continued to function normally, suffering no damage to its fr...

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Qualcomm unveils 5G antenna for next-generation smartphones

Qualcomm unveils 5G antenna for next-generation smartphones

Most 4G carriers/telcos use frequencies below 3GHz (3000 MHz). Are you excited about Qualcomm's new chipsets? The solution is and always was the propagation of waves. Also, they support up to 800M...

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Facebook to launch its own internet satellite 'Athena' by next year

Facebook to launch its own internet satellite 'Athena' by next year

Social networking website company Facebook is working on its own new Internet satellite Athena . The new device is created to "efficiently provide broadband access to unserved and underserved ...

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Internet sensation April the giraffe is pregnant again

Internet sensation April the giraffe is pregnant again

This is no tall tale - April the Giraffe is pregnant again. Oliver, who fathered Tajiri , is also the father of the new calf - whose gender won't be known until April gives birth. Jordon Patch of...

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"Fortnite’s" Birthday Event Begins Today - How You Can Get Involved

As you can probably guess, Epic Games will need to expand on the "Destroy specific targets" challenge when they release it later this week. "These Outfits are exclusive to Save the World founder...

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Xiaomi Mi A2, Mi A2 Lite Set to Launch Today

Xiaomi Mi A2, Mi A2 Lite Set to Launch Today

These are the follow-ups to Xiaomi's Mi A1 , which launched nearly a year ago as the company's first Android One device in partnership with Google. Bagging a massive 4,000 mAh battery , the smartp...

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Samsung leaks the Galaxy Watch ahead of schedule

Samsung leaks the Galaxy Watch ahead of schedule

You'll probably be shocked to know it borrows some design elements that make Apple Watch so appealing. It appears that the company is also changing the name of its wearable. You can often tell when ...

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Sony reveals world's highest-resolution phone-camera image sensor

Sony reveals world's highest-resolution phone-camera image sensor

Sony announced Monday that it's designed the highest-resolution image sensor for phone cameras, offering 48 effective megapixels. The IMX586 sensor has dethroned the Nokia Lumia 1020's 41MP camer...

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Driver who livestreamed passengers without their consent suspended from Uber and Lyft

Driver who livestreamed passengers without their consent suspended from Uber and Lyft

Jason Gargac live-streamed passengers' journeys on video-sharing site Twitch, where viewers would comment on their behaviour and appearance. "I try to capture the natural interactions between myself...

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New Mega Man 11 Screenshots Confirm Touchman and New Weapon Blazing Torch

New Mega Man 11 Screenshots Confirm Touchman and New Weapon Blazing Torch

Simply put, the book states, after the entry for Mega Man X8 (the last iteration of the X series) - "the story of X's fight is not yet over". Especially when you've got new characters such as a ca...

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Todd Howard doesn't really want to remaster Bethesda games

Todd Howard doesn't really want to remaster Bethesda games

Similarly, Fallout Shelter was developed mainly by Behaviour Digital, and that game has proved hugely successful for Bethesda too. He does praise New Vegas , however, stating that he "thought t...

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Update 1.6 Out Now; Patch Notes Detailed

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Update 1.6 Out Now; Patch Notes Detailed

The surprise announcement and release of this new Mario Kart 8 content comes just days after Nintendo teased more DLC for the racing game . But who are we kidding, we're really after the Master Cyc...

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Google may replace Android with Fuchsia OS

Google may replace Android with Fuchsia OS

These attacks on Google and other USA tech giants, including Apple , Microsoft and Amazon, amount to little more than trade protectionism - deceptively dressed up as benevolent European Union consu...

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How to Sign-up for the PS4 System Update 6.00 Beta

How to Sign-up for the PS4 System Update 6.00 Beta

Currently, you can only sign up with a Japanese or North American PSN account through the respective links . You also have until July 27 to sign up so it's best to do so sooner rather than later....

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Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Twitter Announce

Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Twitter Announce "Data Transfer Project"

For example, you might use an app where you share photos publicly, a social networking app where you share updates with friends, and a fitness app for tracking your workouts. Unless you're willing to ...

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Suzuki Burgman Street launched at Rs 68,000

Suzuki Burgman Street launched at Rs 68,000

Powering the Burgman Street is the same 124cc engine from the Access 125 . The Burgman Street is the first maxi scooter launched in India after the Kinetic Blaze. The Suzuki Burgman Street is ava...

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Loon to partner with Telkom Kenya to deploy balloon internet in 2019

Loon to partner with Telkom Kenya to deploy balloon internet in 2019

This being 2018, the balloons exclusively offer 4G LTE access, although Loon is looking at adding 5G support in the future. " Loon's mission is to connect people everywhere by inventing and integ...

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Fortnite in-game purchases pass $1 billion mark

Fortnite in-game purchases pass $1 billion mark

During the birthday celebration, players will also be able to spend tickets on birthday llamas which can unlock Heroes and weapons from every event this year. The challenges include playing 14 matches...

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Mobile increases global coverage, launches high-speed data pass

Mobile increases global coverage, launches high-speed data pass

The daily price is half of the rate charged by Verizon and AT&T for their daily Data Passes for use out of the country. "More than one in three families planning vacations this year intend to tr...

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HTC to exit from India as it failed to grasp Chinese competition

HTC to exit from India as it failed to grasp Chinese competition

In its early years, HTC launched the Nexus One in association with Google which did really well in the market. According to a Counterpoint Research report , HTC has less than 1% share in Ind...

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Rising sea levels are coming for the internet

Rising sea levels are coming for the internet

Barford noted that "no thought was given to climate change" some 20 to 25 years ago when the infrastructure was built along long-established rights of way, typically along highways and coastlines. Acc...

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Huawei ups the budget ante with the affordable Nova 3i

Huawei ups the budget ante with the affordable Nova 3i

Available in Black, White, and Iris Purple, the Huawei nova 3i is available for online pre-order at the Filipino retailer Lazada or at multiple offline stores. The 4GB RAM is a plenty even for multi...

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Hits FCC With WiFi and LTE Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Watch Hits FCC With WiFi and LTE Connectivity

So far we haven't been certain on the new name for the watch, with Samsung Gear S4 being the originally rumored name. Rumors and leaks about the next smartwatch from Samsung have been coming in th...

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Xiaomi President Lin Bin reveals Mi Max 3's specifications

Xiaomi President Lin Bin reveals Mi Max 3's specifications

On the front, the phablet houses 8MP camera. The Xiaomi Mi Max 3 features a 6.9-inch Full HD+ display with 1080x2160 pixel resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio. The new smartphones will come with multip...

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Trump slams European Union over $5 billion fine on Google

Trump slams European Union over $5 billion fine on Google

As a result, Google has been given 90 days to stop what the European Union said were "illegal practices" on contracts with handset manufacturers that push Google services in front of users. It coincid...

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Communist-run Cuba starts rolling out internet on mobile phones

Communist-run Cuba starts rolling out internet on mobile phones

Specialists of the national Cuban telecommunications company ETECSA opened up mobile Internet for journalists of state media. The telecom monopoly aims to expand mobile internet to almost half of ...

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IBM seeks $167M from Groupon in internet patent dispute

IBM seeks $167M from Groupon in internet patent dispute

IBM lawyer John Desmarais told a jury in a DE federal court that while most enterprises have licensed the patents , Groupon failed to do so. On the other hand, Groupon J. Two of the four patents at...

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Corning's new glass will let your smartphone survive multiple drops

Corning's new glass will let your smartphone survive multiple drops

Corning specializes in using chemistry trickery to produce ever-more-durable versions of glass that can take impressive punishement, and in a press release today, Corning has announced that it's debu...

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BMW G 310 R launched in India, priced at INR 2.99 lakh

BMW G 310 R launched in India, priced at INR 2.99 lakh

BMW has started sale of 310cc bikes through a handful of Motorrad dealerships. While BMW started to officially accept bookings from June 8, deliveries have already begun on first come first serve ba...

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Xaviant closing down The Culling 2, reviving The Culling 1

Xaviant closing down The Culling 2, reviving The Culling 1

Though The Culling 2 will be removed from store shelves - Van Veld didn't specify whether the game will still be sold physically in retail stores - Xaviant is committed to its fan base and intends...

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Future VR headsets will connect over a single USB-C cable

Future VR headsets will connect over a single USB-C cable

Based upon the physical USB Type-C connector, VirtualLink will combine the bandwidth of DisplayPort 1.4 (32.1Gbit/s) with a USB 3.1 Data connection, and the ability to deliver up to 27W of power. Le...

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Xbox Has Revealed Lineup and Plans for Gamescom

Xbox Has Revealed Lineup and Plans for Gamescom

With Gamescom quickly approaching, publishers are beginning to reveal just what attendees and those watching from home can expect to see from them at the show. In the United States, the Xbox One S 1...

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Acura MDX Debuts With Nicer Interior, Sporty A-Spec Trim

Acura MDX Debuts With Nicer Interior, Sporty A-Spec Trim

Other changes for the 2019 MDX include the addition of second-row captain's chairs as an option with the Technology and Entertainment packages, as well as a new color palette that now includes a total...

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Google Assistant now gives you a personalized 'snapshot' of your day

Google Assistant now gives you a personalized 'snapshot' of your day

Based on your calendar and itineraries, you'll see travel times to your next destination. This week, we're rolling out a new visual overview of your day when you open the Google Assistant app on...

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