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Verify: Did Santa Fe shooting suspect target a love interest?

Verify: Did Santa Fe shooting suspect target a love interest? Gillard said the gunman kept shooting despite a fire alarm to alert authorities. We're checking into claims Dimitris Pagourtzis , the confessed shooter in the Santa Fe High School shooting massacre , was angry because he was rejected by a girl he liked. [Full Article...]

Anti-Sterlite Protest: One Killed in Clashes With Police in Tamil Nadu

Anti-Sterlite Protest: One Killed in Clashes With Police in Tamil Nadu Following the clashes, the assembly of more than five persons, rallies, public meetings, processions and the exhibition of weapons and flags have been banned in the Thoothukudi district. Today, most shops in Thoothukudi town had their shutters down, accepting the strike call given by Thoothukudi town central traders association. The state government assured that an inquiry commission will be set... [Full Article...]

Palestinians urge immediate ICC probe into 'Israeli war crimes'

Palestinians urge immediate ICC probe into 'Israeli war crimes' Here is a closer look at the Palestinian move and its implications. Meanwhile, the Palestinian leadership of Fatah has frozen ties with the White House over its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Tuesday's referral allows that investigation to proceed to the next stage of a full investigation, without waiting for a judge to give approval. The Palestinians have long objected to the s... [Full Article...]

Najib Razak to Give 1MDB Statement

Najib Razak to Give 1MDB Statement Najib has consistently denied any wrongdoing since the 1MDB scandal erupted in 2015, but he replaced an attorney-general and several MACC officers allegedly to shut down an initial investigation . Najib and Rosmah have been blacklisted by the Immigration Department from leaving the country. "Yes, I have withdrawn", he said in a text message shortly before midnight. [Full Article...]

Fortnite Competitive Mode Possibly Being Developed

Fortnite Competitive Mode Possibly Being Developed Yeah, Fortnite always tracked your performance across matches, but now it's putting its V-Bucks where its stats are. Epic has announced that things are about to get real in Fortnite Battle Royale . Earning V-Bucks, rather than purchasing them with real money, has never netted much of a return. The Solo Showdown will be running from today through May 21st with players able to earn up to 50... [Full Article...]

Oreo update for Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge paused amid glitches

Oreo update for Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge paused amid glitches The phone will likely whip with Android Oreo software and because Samsung has been pushing its Samsung Mall AI-based smart shopping service on nearly all its budget phones, chances are it may do the same with the Galaxy J6 as well. The phone will be available in 2GB, 3GB and 4GB RAM variants with 32GB/64GB storage options and will have a 13-megapixel rear camera sensor along with an ... [Full Article...]

PayPal buys iZettle for United States dollars 2.2 bln

PayPal buys iZettle for United States dollars 2.2 bln From its initial roots as a provider of credit card readers to small businesses, iZettle has grown to have a presence across Europe, as well as in Brazil and Mexico. "iZettle and PayPal are a strategic fit, with a shared mission, values and culture-and complementary product offerings and geographies". The deal will also help PayPal provide a more comprehensive suite of services to its merchants. [Full Article...]

No Man's Sky will get cooperative multiplayer this July

No Man's Sky will get cooperative multiplayer this July Xbox One version 1805 has been available since 8am Pacific Time, so you can grab it now. On July 24th, No Man's Sky's "Next" update will hit alongside the game's release on Xbox One, most notably adding a full multiplayer experience to the spacefaring survival game. [Full Article...]

Emissions of banned, ozone-destroying chemical on the rise

Emissions of banned, ozone-destroying chemical on the rise The CFC-11 was banned under the 1987 Montreal Protocol. CFCs were once widely used in the manufacture of aerosol sprays, as blowing agents for foams and packing materials, as solvents, and as refrigerants. The researchers have said they would need more measurements to figure the exact location of the source and take necessary action. The researchers found that emissions of CFC-11 were betwee... [Full Article...]

AT&T to Carry the First Holographic Smartphone: RED HYDROGEN ONE - AT&T Newsroom

AT&T to Carry the First Holographic Smartphone: RED HYDROGEN ONE - AT&T Newsroom The 5.7-inch phone's major feature is a holographic display that can project 3D images. "When the RED HYDROGEN ONE launches you'll be able to look around, below and into your screen's image with a 4-view holographic display, which is better still than 3D". [Full Article...]

Confirmed: Black Ops 4 gets Battle Royale mode

Confirmed: Black Ops 4 gets Battle Royale mode The multiplayer mode was shown first and it actually looks like a pretty decent experience. The "boots on the ground" focus from the previous title is still here - there is no wall running, no thrust jumping. Given publishers have to pay Valve a cut for every game sold on Steam, major games-makers are pushing towards their own storefronts a la Ubisoft with uPlay or EA with Origin (and of cours... [Full Article...]

YouTube Music relaunch coming next week

YouTube Music relaunch coming next week If you subscribe to YouTube Red , YouTube's ad-free music and video offering that now costs $9.99 a month, you might soon find your wallet a little lighter. But YouTube was made for video , not just music. For those who are already members of YouTube Red , their monthly bill will not be going up. YouTube Music will replace Google Play Music as the primary player on Android devices... [Full Article...]

OnePlus Bullets Wireless in-ear headphones now official for $69

OnePlus Bullets Wireless in-ear headphones now official for $69 Here's everything you need to know about ordering the OnePlus 6 . We've got a OnePlus 6 hands-on review detailing what's new, including a Snapdragon 845 processor, dual rear cameras and an expansive 6.28-inch notched display with a 19:9 aspect ratio. [Full Article...]

Scientists Claim Multiverse May Sustain Life

Scientists Claim Multiverse May Sustain Life The Multiverse theory, introduced in the 1980s, can elucidate the fortunately small quantity of dark energy in our universe because of which life could thrive among many universes that could not. Overall, it's clear that our understanding of dark energy is lacking. "Even increasing dark energy many hundreds of times might not be enough to make a dead universe". [Full Article...]

"Yanny" or "Laurel", this audio clip is tearing the internet apart

Some of my colleagues hear " Yanny ", in a higher-pitched, slightly more nasal voice. That's why if you hear the clip from different distances, on different devices, or at a different volume, it may sound like a different word. "I hear laurel ", wrote Ryan Switzer. It reminds us of that time in 2015 when the internet couldn't decide if a dress was black-and-blue or white-and-gold. [Full Article...]

Facebook reports spike in violent content

Facebook reports spike in violent content This report covers Facebook's enforcement efforts between October 2017 to March 2018, and it covers six areas: graphic violence , adult nudity and sexual activity , terrorist propaganda, hate speech , spam and fake accounts . It attributed the increase to "improvements in our ability to find violating content using photo-detection technology, which detects both old content and newly posted ... [Full Article...]

HTC is working on a blockchain-powered smartphone for a decentralised future

HTC is working on a blockchain-powered smartphone for a decentralised future Either way, add HTC to the list of companies interested in finding profit from the subject with it's new Exodus , ostensibly a decentralized , blockchain and buzzword-packed marketing experience that may also be a phone. HTC has rivals the race for the world's first Blockchain smartphone. Phil would oversee blockchain developments at HTC. Others, including Huawei, have announced that it will als... [Full Article...]

EU's Barnier: No big progress on Brexit since March

EU's Barnier: No big progress on Brexit since March Barnier's statement has come before a government Brexit meeting, called by the British Prime Minister on May 15. "More work is needed to prepare for the UK's orderly withdrawal..." "We are concerned that there is no clear stance, no clear position from the British". [Full Article...]

This Bright Supermassive Black Hole Eats a Sun Every Two Days

This Bright Supermassive Black Hole Eats a Sun Every Two Days However, the supermassive black hole is at a distance of 12 billion light-years, meaning that what the astronomers saw happened 12 billion years ago. Wolf and his colleagues. If this shining, feeding black hole, also called a quasar , were at the center of our Milky Way, it would likely make Earth uninhabitable due to the X-rays emitted by it, Wolf added in the Australian National Universi... [Full Article...]

Rage 2 Gameplay Trailer is here, The Wasteland is One Crazy Drug!

Rage 2 Gameplay Trailer is here, The Wasteland is One Crazy Drug! That said, I'm wondering if they'll be sticking to the same game engine or switching it out to the IDTech 6 engine that powered DOOM (2016), and Wolfenstein II games. He can also charge his weapons with these Nanotrites to make them much more powerful. Throughout the course of the game, he'll also learn to apply his Nanotrite abilities to his weapons, which will allow him to "unleash absolute ... [Full Article...]


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