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Vonn, likely skiing in her last Winter Olympics , remains unrelenting in her stance, and hopes that social media is used in a more positive way. Vonn has dedicated these Olympics to her grandfather, Don Kildow, who died in November. This particular track suits Goggia's aggressive skiing. This first-person video will give you a gripping sense of the twists and turns that took Vonn and her fellow Olympic skiers from top to bottom of the legendary Mount Gariwang, on which South Korea spent ...
  • Portland General Electric (POR) PT Lowered to $41.00

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    The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $23.05. About 3.56 million shares traded or 10.04% up from the average. Quanta Services, Inc. Shares of American Electric Power Company Inc ( AEP ) opened at $67.26 on Monday. Ecofin Ltd holds 1.9% or 112,562 shares in its portfolio. Swiss National Bank raised its position in American Electric Power by 11.8% during the fourth quarter.
  • Canada's Brady Leman wins gold in Olympic ski cross

    Canada's Brady Leman wins gold in Olympic ski cross

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    For the latest news from South Korea, ask Google Assistant: "Play Olympic news from Postmedia' for exclusive audio updates from our team on the ground". "This one I really tried to enjoy a little more and be part of the Olympic experience and I used that on race day". Brady Leman earned Olympic gold for Canada, beating Marc Bischofberger of Switzerland and Russian athlete Sergey Ridzik.
  • India has the slowest 4G LTE speeds in the world

    India has the slowest 4G LTE speeds in the world

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    It shows an average 4G download speed in South Africa , across all networks, of 20.4 Mbps, well behind leader Singapore, with 44.3Mbps. However, the study said nearly all the countries have shown improvement in both 4G LTE availability and speeds over the last few years.
  • "Mr. Steven" joins the SpaceX drone ship fleet to catch rocket fairings

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    Mr. Steven will patrol the Pacific Ocean along with Just Read the Instructions for West Coast launches. That mission is now set for February 21 (Wednesday this week) after a couple of delays, and the goal will be to have the fairing return to Earth gently, assisted by geotagged parachutes that help guide it down to the Pacific Ocean, where Mr.
  • 'I Have Been Much Tougher on Russia Than Obama'

    'I Have Been Much Tougher on Russia Than Obama'

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    He called Representative Adam B Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, a "monster". Trump's morning TV pep team devoted a good-ish chunk of its timeslot to blaming former POTUS Obama for Kremlin's interference in the 2016 election , as detailed last Friday by Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein when he unveiled indictments against 13 Russians in Rob Mueller's ongoing investigation.
  • Porsche NEVER wanted to offer DIESEL engines - and now it doesn't

    Porsche NEVER wanted to offer DIESEL engines - and now it doesn't

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    Porsche has officially ended production of all diesel vehicles in the face of changing consumer demand and upcoming stricter emissions tests. The company had already chosen not to launch its redesigned third-generation Cayenne SUV without a diesel option, but it had been widely expected to run out the diesel versions of the other two cars.
  • Hackers turn the Nintendo Switch into a Linux machine

    Hackers turn the Nintendo Switch into a Linux machine

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    Complete with touchscreen and web browser support, the Switch's main body essentially becomes a fully-working tablet for browsing the web and - while not shown - watching movies. Hackers have found a Nintendo Switch hardware vulnerability and have found loopholes in order to run an alternative launcher. It says the bug can not be patched on current Switch hardware and says it didn't require a modchip to break in.
  • Redesign Reversal, New Tab, GIF Features

    Redesign Reversal, New Tab, GIF Features

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    It is now adding tabs to the Friends and the Discover screen and this will supposedly make things easier for the users. How? 'Tabs will make it easier for Snapchatters to keep up with the Stories they want, when they want them, ' a Snapchat spokesperson said in a statement.
  • Jupiter's Great Red Spot may soon be a

    Jupiter's Great Red Spot may soon be a "Great Red Memory"

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    The Great Red Spot is a result of powerful jet streams which spin in opposite directions, but they won't be able to keep churning forever. NASA believes it's possible that the Great Red Spot storm has existed for more than 350 years, and measures it at 10,159 miles in width which makes it 1.3 times wider than Earth .
  • Fortnite Battle Pass For Season 3 Revealed, Introduces New Cosmetic Types

    Fortnite Battle Pass For Season 3 Revealed, Introduces New Cosmetic Types

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    The great thing is that these now stack up, so you can complete any and all of them at any point during season 3 . In order to keep the community 'in-the-loop, ' Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite , continue to remain especially transparent via Twitter , Reddit , and their dedicated blog on up-and-coming additions, along with future fixes and updates.
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    Spotify Close To "Creating Its First Physical Products"

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    Spotify looks like it could be making a move into hardware development, if a group of recent job listings from the company are anything to go by. "The new listings don't add any more details to the nature of the product, only describing it as" connected hardware" capable of impacting "the way the world experiences music".
  • Next SpaceX launch no earlier than February 25

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    Ahead of this week's planned launch, the team decided more time was needed to check the upgraded payload fairing, leading to their decision to delay. "Payload and vehicle remain healthy". Along with that, a Spanish radar observation named Pax will also fly to space aboard the Falcon 9 rocket. What's In The Falcon 9 Payload? Together with the Paz on the mission, there will be two experimental Microsat satellites which will be used for a 20-month test of technology for Starlink , a ...
  • Drake's 'God's Plan' music video showcases his generosity to Miami

    Drake's 'God's Plan' music video showcases his generosity to Miami

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    Since Friday evening, the video for God's Plan has been viewed over 17 MILLION times (I'm probably responsible for at least 3000 of these). On February 16, Drake released a music video which is really emotional. Several families got stacks of cash - the recipients screaming when they saw Drake and crying when he hands them his donation. Finally, the homeless shelter Drake visits is the Lotus House of Miami, which is a shelter for women and children in the area.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers cut running back Doug Martin

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers cut running back Doug Martin

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    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released running back Doug Martin , per Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times . Tampa Bay saves $6.75 million on their salary cap this offseason with no dead cap carried over from Martin, who started just 16 games over the last two seasons.
  • Why iPhone X

    Why iPhone X "weak demand" hits Samsung more than Apple

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    Now, it's said, it will only supply 20 million panels, or potentially even fewer. The news sent Samsung stock down 2.3% and while AAPL stock has yet to recover from its highs of last month, the reaction of investors to the news remains muted.
  • Sony teaser video reveals possible curved flagship smartphone

    Sony teaser video reveals possible curved flagship smartphone

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    The most obvious assumption is that Sony is getting ready to unveil a flexible smartphone. The new design shows the curved bottom, which ties in with Sony's earlier tease. It gave Sony Xperia a unique identity but it looks very dated today when compared to the latest crop of smartphones that has a "FullView" display. The two phones are the Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Pro (also known as the Xperia XZ Pro).
  • Child missing from Florida found in Macon

    Child missing from Florida found in Macon

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    A missing child alert has been issued for an 11-year-old girl who was last seen in Orlando. The release says her phone was being tracked by the Orange County Sheriff's Office as she and 24-year-old John Peter Byrns, of IL, were making their way northbound to Macon.
  • As river recedes, more rain in forecast

    As river recedes, more rain in forecast

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    At 9 a.m. Monday, the flood stage was at 37.8 feet. At stages near 55 feet, widespread backwater flooding can be expected and roads near the river become flooded, especially on the OH side of the river, according to NWS. With more rainfall expected, Bracey said he is unsure when the gates will come down. It will stay at that level until it begins to fall at 1 p.m. Wednesday.
  • Japan's Sony to form alliance to build taxi-hailing system -Nikkei

    Japan's Sony to form alliance to build taxi-hailing system -Nikkei

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    A partnership, as Khosrowshahi hinted at, could help Uber push further into the market. Earlier in the year, Patrick Moulay, executive vice president for commercial helicopter sales, Bell Helicopter, said in an interview with Bloomberg , "Air taxi is the next way for our industry, and it's very important for us to make sure we are among the disrupters to think about what should be transportation in the next 10-20 years".
  • Apple Squashes Telugu Character Bug

    Apple Squashes Telugu Character Bug

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    The Cupertino-based giant has updated it's watchOS, tvOS and macOS as well to stop the crash from happening due Telugu character. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidA view of the Apple logo on the flagship store on 5th Avenue in NY. Also mentioned was that if users got the particular character in a notification on the handset, it could block the iPhone's entire Springboard (the system software that manages the Home).
  • Microsoft is ending support for Windows 7.5 and 8.0 phones

    Microsoft is ending support for Windows 7.5 and 8.0 phones

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    MICROSOFT HAS WARNED remaining users of Windows Phone 7.5 and 8.0 that they'll no longer receive push notifications. According to the company, this change will not affect the devices with 8.1 and 10 of course. Your phone will no longer receive notifications . Many have jumped at declaring that this is Microsoft's next move in nixing the Windows Phone products completely.
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Leaked - Specifications, Launch Date

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 Leaked - Specifications, Launch Date

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    The Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ will be incremental upgrades to the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ at least as far as design is concerned. Speaking of the hardware specs, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 houses the by a Snapdragon 820 SoC and couples 4GB RAM.
  • Reliance Jio Cashback up to Rs 2200 On Selected Smartphone Brands

    Reliance Jio Cashback up to Rs 2200 On Selected Smartphone Brands

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    Jivi Mobiles , one of the leading feature phone and smartphone brands in India today announced its partnership with telecom operator Reliance Jio . You can grab the offer on My Jio app which is valid till 31 Mach. However, Jio members could only take the benefits of this latest offer only on six smartphones from Jivi Mobiles.
  • Soon you can edit your screenshots through the Google application

    Soon you can edit your screenshots through the Google application

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    You can crop the screenshot or doodle over it. You can try out the new features right now by signing up to be a beta tester for the Google app . Here's how it will work . Once enabled, the app will surface a prompt after you take a screenshot anywhere in the Google app. The sharing option will allow you to share it with other apps from within the Google app or from within a Chrome Custom Tab.
  • NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity continues to make discoveries on Mars

    NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity continues to make discoveries on Mars

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    NASA did not expect the rover to survive through a Martian winter. Opportunity's Sol 1 was landing day, January 25, 2004 (that's in Universal Time; it was January 24 in California). (In second place is the Soviet Union's remote-controlled Lunokhod 2 rover, which traveled about 24.4 miles, or 39 km, on the moon back in 1973.) The rover has beamed about 225,000 images home to Earth during its time on the Red Planet, mission officials said.
  • Hyperloop deal raises infra bar in Maharashtra

    Hyperloop deal raises infra bar in Maharashtra

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    The hyperloop's success in India depends a lot upon the regulatory framework. "The Pune-Mumbai route is one of the strongest economic cases we have seen to-date", said Virgin Hyperloop One CEO Rob Lloyd. A demonstration track will be built in two to three years from the signing of the final agreement, while the second phase will aim to complete construction of the full Pune-Mumbai route in five to seven years.
  • Google Pixel 2 smartphones available at up to Rs 10000 discount

    Google Pixel 2 smartphones available at up to Rs 10000 discount

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    As per some reports from Beebom several users took it to Reddit to report that Google is sending out promotional emails to certain " loyal Nexus owners " which is offering a 20% discount on the purchase of a Pixel 2 device. On top of that, Citibank is giving away a Rs 8000 cashback on its credit and debit cards for both EMI and non-EMI transactions. The display is protected with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
  • NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Hit All Time High

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    About 2.16M shares traded. A Redwood City startup backed by the likes of Andreessen Horowitz and NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ) turned heads this week with video demonstrations of a drone it has developed that can fly by itself using artificial intelligence.
  • Intel says 32 lawsuits filed against company over security flaws

    Intel says 32 lawsuits filed against company over security flaws

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    The Side Channel Program is the most recent change Intel has made in the aftermath of the Meltdown and Spectre disclosures . Now they've become a legal headache as well. In addition, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich wrote in a " Security-First Pledge " that the company would also "commit to adding incremental funding for academic and independent research into potential security threats".
  • Xbox Party Chat Lands on Android and IOS

    Xbox Party Chat Lands on Android and IOS

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    This Chatbox App feature is now rolling out on both Android and iOS smartphones. When logged into the app, the user needs to navigate to the "Parties" section and select "Start a party". Starting today, you can use the Xbox Live app to start chatting with other Xbox Live users on consoles and via the app, so you don't even have to be at home to connect with your friends.
  • Volvo V60 leaked ahead of its debut in Geneva

    Volvo V60 leaked ahead of its debut in Geneva

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    The event will be live-streamed on Facebook ahead of a physical reveal at the Geneva Motor Show next month. We expect to see the same portrait touchscreen display and high-quality materials around the cabin. Expect everything from a D2 diesel to a T8 Twin-Engine plug-in hybrid under the bonnet, and also expect Volvo to deliver a Cross COuntry version of the V60 to challenge cars like the Audi A4 Allroad - although the Cross Country may be a little later to the new 60 Series party.
  • A single character can crash your iPhone's messaging apps

    A single character can crash your iPhone's messaging apps

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    The character in question is " జ్ఞ‌ా", which, if sent to another user, will prevent that user from opening apps such as Messages, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Outlook for iOS , Gmail , and Twitter . Just a month ago, people discovered that a odd hyperlink could cause Messages to crash . Once it is received, the iOS SpringBoard application immediately crashes , and then the system prevents the application from loading.
  • Kim K leads celeb call for gun control

    Kim K leads celeb call for gun control

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    Murphy previously criticized members of Congress following the Las Vegas shooting in October, the deadliest mass shooting in USA history. To buy an AR-15 rifle, the model used by Mr Cruz, which is based on the M-16 assault rifle, requires a background check so cursory the authorities nearly might as well not bother.
  • NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Watches Dark Neptune Storm Shrink

    NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Watches Dark Neptune Storm Shrink

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    Several years later, the Hubble Space Telescope started monitoring the weather conditions on the planet and arrived at some fascinating findings, which could provide the groundwork for more profound climate studies in space. Scientists said the death of the storm could be due to the direction in which it is moving. Rather, it has simply faded away, possibly because it is drifting toward the south pole, instead of northward toward the equator.
  • American Vincent Zhou lands historic jump at Winter Olympics

    American Vincent Zhou lands historic jump at Winter Olympics

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    Zhou is the youngest member of Team USA and a full 22 years junior to the games' eldest competitor, 39-year-old hockey player Brian Gionta. What makes figure skating jumps different from one another is not just the way skaters take off, but also how they land - for example, whether they land on the same leg from which they launched or the opposite leg.
  • Global Automotive Steer Axle Market 2018

    Global Automotive Steer Axle Market 2018

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    Who are the key market players for composite materials in the EMEA? X-Ray Irradiators market report analyse the production, revenue , gross margin of its main manufacturers and the unit price that they offer in different regions from 2012 to 2017.
  • Researchers create a new form of light by binding photons

    Researchers create a new form of light by binding photons

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    So, to sum up: Quantum computers of the future may operate using entangled particles of light. In order to get the photons to interact, the scientists shone a weak laser beam through a dense cloud of ultracold atoms. After all, he explains, a hydrogen molecule is a stable arrangement of two hydrogen atoms but three hydrogen atoms can't remain together for longer than a millionth of a second.