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FCC raises fresh concerns over 'zero-rating' by AT&T, Verizon

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Specifically, the FCC feels that AT&T and Verizon's programs strongly favor their own streaming video offerings - DirecTV Now and go90, respectively - while limiting the ability of other services to compete fairly. Harold Feld, Senior Vice President at DC-based digital rights group Public Knowledge, applauded the the FCC's apparent willingness to crack down on zero-rating, but lamented the fact that the agency had taken so long-nearly one year-to get tough on the practice, especially now ... Read More »

Xbox One V PlayStation 4: Who Has The Last Laugh?

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It is thought that Sony could be ahead of Microsoft and this may remain so until Microsoft launches the Xbox One Scorpio. I think we'll look back on 2016 as a tipping point for Xbox One. Halo Wars 2, which was featured during The Game Awards 2016 , along with Sea of Thieves, are two of the top tier exclusives set for 2017. GMG is known to be sending out keys instantly after purchase. Read More »

Norwegian vies with Russian at World Chess Championship

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One whispered, "no, no" when Karjakin's choice seemed halting, or on the defensive. If the "rapid" games don't wipe out one of the players, it would be on to two "blitz" games. It's an opening he's played many times , but it's risky in rapid because although it gives black good winning chances, it demands quite a bit of calculation to establish an edge. Read More »

Buzz Aldrin, second man on moon, evacuated from South Pole

Buzz Aldrin has been evacuated to Christchurch from a tourist trip to the South Pole after suffering medical issues. The National Science Foundation manages the U.S. A live video allowed people on Earth to watch as he and Armstrong became the first two men to set foot on the moon's surface. It described his condition as stable. Read More »

Workers protest in Kansas City for higher minimum wage

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The biggest beneficiaries, NELP said , have been workers in jurisdictions that passed $15-an-hour ordinances: California, New York , Los Angeles , San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Seattle, and SeaTac, Wash. "Together we will keep fighting for $ 15 (an hour minimum wage), a union, racial, immigrant and environmental justice", Henry said of the protests among restaurant workers, as well as those in healthcare, retail and maintenance. Read More »

Why Supergirl's Fall Finale Wasn't More Connected to the Arrowverse Crossover

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What do you think of the " The Flash " Season 3, episode 8 "Invasion!"? Their first agenda is to acclimate themselves to fighting aliens by going up against Supergirl . The Dominators laid a trap for Supergirl and the Legends . Well, Earth 1 seems to be taken. The climactic battle is wildly enthralling. Oliver has a bananas fight scene with Diggle and White Canary. Read More »

AMD Sets Countdown For December Public Hands-On Of Zen Processor

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The event will be hosted by Geoff Keighley , the famous Canadian video game journalist and television presenter. AMD also says the event will include special guest appearances and giveaways, so there could be a few extra incentives to tune in from 3pm CST, aside from seeing Zen in action of course. Read More »

Dreamworld to reopen for school holidays

The park has been shut since October 25 after Kate Goodchild, Cindy Low, Luke Dorsett and Roozi Araghi died when the Thunder River Rapids Ride malfunctioned. Dreamworld will reopen next weekend despite not all of its rides being cleared by safety inspectors, and quite possibly against the wishes of family members whose relatives were killed at the park. Read More »

McLaren 570S Track Pack Announced

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The Track Pack coupe tips the scales 25kg lighter than the standard auto thanks to a lightweight interior package making use of Alcantara over leather - you'll find it lining the seats, dashboard and steering wheel. McLaren claims a 0-124 miles per hour time of 9.4 seconds and a 204 miles per hour top speed. Buyers will also get McLaren's Track Telemetry system - the same setup found on the P1 and 675LT. Read More »

Atlas V rocket launches GOES-R weather satellite from Cape Canaveral

The most advanced weather satellite eve. Launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, the GOES-R will track hurricanes, tornadoes, lightning storms and even solar flares. The program flies two satellites over the Eastern and Western United States, in an orbit more than 22,000 miles above the equator. "Without a doubt, GOES-R will revolutionize weather forecasting as we know it". Read More »

Best Showdown of the Game in Final Fantasy XV's Mystery Disc?

The question is: was Final Fantasy XV worth the wait? "[ Final Fantasy XV ] reminds me a lot of Final Fantasy VII", wrote Andrew Webster of The Verge , a comparison that shows how great of a game Final Fantasy XV is turning out as Final Fantasy VII is the game that marked the franchise's climb into worldwide renown. Read More »

Thanksgiving, Black Friday sales up 9 percent

Preliminary data from retail research firm ShopperTrak showed that shopper visits to such stores fell a combined 1 percent during Thanksgiving and Black Friday when compared with the same days in 2015. Wal-Mart Stores kicked off its "Cyber Week" promotions on Friday, and Target Corp. has been offering 15 percent off all purchases - either in stores or online - Sunday and Monday. Read More »

Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Amazon Tap Cyber Monday Deals and Sales

A screen will help users access content like weather forecasts, calendars, and news , the insiders said. To compare, the Amazon Echo costs a lot more at $179, while the Google Home is priced closely at $129 (however both products were substantially discounted during the holiday season in the US). Read More »

Samsung Elec to consider split

Oh-Hyun Kwon, Vice Chairman and CEO of Samsung Electronics in a statement . Samsung Electronics could be heading down the same path as Hewlett-Packard, with the South Korean tech giant considering splitting into two separate companies, according to Seoul Economic Daily . Read More »

Chromecast discounted to $25 on the Google Play Store

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Buyers can now grab them for discounted price from a number of different retailers. Google Chromecast has dropped its price all over the place for Black Friday, the Chromecast 2015 model is available for just $25 and it arrives with a three month subscription of HBO for free. Read More »

PS4 Pro deal for United Kingdom with two free games and NOW TV

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The fast servers and Playstation Plus membership had made it even better for players around the world to choose the option. There are deals on games , but those deals involve going outside, dealing with crowds of people, and other things we game specifically to temporarily avoid . Read More »

Ditto is now in Pokemon Go

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As of now, the best news seems to be the Ditto sightings and that the Thanksgiving Pokemon Go event is finally happening. The player catching the Ditto, who goes by mynt on Reddit , stated that the Pidgey they were trying to catch was proving more hard to capture than usual so they turned on their phone's screen record function. Read More »

Volkswagen CEO sees no diesel in future of U.S

Diess said the company aims to raise profit margins on sales to 6 percent by 2025, from just 2 percent in 2015. Shares in Volkswagen , whose 12 brands range from upmarket Audi and Porsche to the cheaper SEAT and Skoda, were up 0.7 percent to 121.20 euros by 1035 GMT. Read More »

Giant Fireball Streaks Accross Florida, Sparks Fear of Alien Invasion

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At around 11 p.m. on November 23, people from Key West to the Florida Panhandle witnessed a massive burning fireball streaking across the Florida sky. A bright fireball in the skies above Florida in the U.S. has been caught on camera by a police officer and local residents. The frozen water and carbon dioxide would have rapidly expanded and then vapourized which would have lit up. Read More »

Tyson Foods says CEO will step down at end of year

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A Pres North American Operations in the company, King Donnie, on Thursday August 25, 2016 collected $11,108,060 from the sale of 146,641 shares at a per-share price of $75.44. EPS growth in next year is estimated to reach 8.63% while EPS growth estimate for this year is set at 24.50%. The revenue of the company declined down by 13% to $9.16 billion recently compared to analysts forecast of $9.38 billion. Read More »

Wildfire on Georgia-North Carolina border could double in size

A total fire ban also extends to the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests; however, commercially available heating equipment, portable lanterns, or stoves that use gas or pressurized liquid fuel are allowed. Now fires in the state have burned a total of 16,912 acres. South Mountains Game Land encompasses more than 21,000 acres in Burke, Cleveland, McDowell and Rutherford counties. Read More »

Facebook approves $6 billion stock buyback

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Facebook shares lost 77 cents Friday, to close at $117.02. Facebook's cash and marketable securities in the company's most recent quarter swelled to $26.2 billion, up significantly from its $18.4 billion in the year-ago quarter. The share buyback could help soothe the hearts of investors after a tumultuous period for Facebook . The stock slid 0.65% to $117.02 in regular trading on Friday, as the company grapples with concerns over fake news plaguing the social media site during the 2016 ... Read More »

Obama administration blocks new oil, gas drilling in Arctic Ocean

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The details were confirmed by people familiar with the plan who were not authorized to speak publicly before it is issued, something that is expected within days. Nevertheless, mainstream environmental groups cheered the decision. Trump could attempt to alter the five-year plan, but the regulatory process to do so could take years. Read More »

Apple SVP Phil Schiller Says Multi-Touch on an iMac 'Becomes Absurd'

Rumors are running rampant that Apple has got into an agreement with Sonder Design, which is renowned for producing these consoles, in order to make consoles for the company. Some people aren't a fan of the 13-inch 2016 MacBook with Touch Bar's revamped butterfly keyboard, but I've really liked it. Interestingly enough, Chen views the Touch Bar as nothing but a gimmick, which is not a good sign for Apple . Read More »

Tinder Now Lets Users Identify As Genders Other Than Male Or Female

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From here, users can type a word that describes their gender identity or pick a search result which best reflects their identity. The app update also works in "very significant algorithms that help us correct harassment early on", says Rad, who also notes that the Tinder moderation team has been trained to better catch when a transgender user has been unfairly banned after being reported by someone on the platform. Read More »

Trump huddling with Pence as he nears Cabinet decisions

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Wade consigned to the ash heap of history where it belongs", Pence said during a town hall meeting in MI earlier this year. "They'll be reviewing a number of names ", Jason Miller, a transition communication advisor said. Until joining Trump's campaign this summer, Bannon led the Breitbart website that appealed to the so-called "alt-right" a movement often associated with efforts on the far right to preserve "white identity", oppose multiculturalism and defend "Western values". Read More »

'World carbon emissions flat for 3rd year'

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USA emissions fell 2.5 per cent in 2015 and are forecast to drop another 1.7 per cent this year. World greenhouse-gas emissions stayed flat for the third year in a row in 2016 thanks to falls in China, even as the pro-coal policies of U.S. Read More »

Polling misfires to be explored after unexpected Trump win

He also said Mr. Pence would serve as his "liaison" with Congress, adding that he and House Speaker Paul Ryan are friends. Trump noted that he and Obama haven't met each other before. During Obama's first term, Trump led a long public campaign against the legitimacy of his presidency by questioning whether Obama was born in the U.S. Read More »

Microsoft Launches Selfie for Android

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Microsoft has been tapping into the markets of the apps for quite a while now. Selfie for Android has a vast collection of filters and its biggest strength is the default enhancer, which uses machine vision tech to improve selfies. Late a year ago, Microsoft released a pretty interesting app for taking selfies on the iPhone. Nearly a year after being released on iOS, Microsoft Selfie has now been launched for the Android platform via Google Play. Read More »