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There's been an electric feeling in the air since Nintendo's launch of the Switch on March 3. More than a few gamers have purchased Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Switch simply because they can't find a Switch console in stores. Either way, it's an impressive first month of sales for Nintendo's new console; whether the long-time Japanese game console maker can sustain that momentum is another question altogether.
  • Delta Airlines offers up to $9950 to flyers who give up seats

    Delta Airlines offers up to $9950 to flyers who give up seats

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    The dragging has turned into a public-relations nightmare for the entire industry, not just United, and led to calls from politicians and consumer advocates to suspend or ban overbooking. To put that figure in context, between 2015 and 2016 Delta paid an average of $1,118, Southwest Airlines paid $758, United Airlines $565, and American Airlines $554 per passenger that was requested to give up their seat.
  • Fox News fires Bill O'Reilly after sexual harassment accusations

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    The agreements totalled about $13 million. Following the report on the harassment allegations, several major companies pulled their advertising from the show, including German carmakers BMW and Mercedes Benz. In a Wednesday memo to Fox News staff, 21st Century Fox Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch and his sons James and Lachlan didn't mention the scandal that brought down O'Reilly, but noted that "by ratings standards", he "is one of the most accomplished TV personalities in the history of ...
  • At F8 Conference, Facebook Talks of Building Community through AR

    At F8 Conference, Facebook Talks of Building Community through AR

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    Act one involved bringing smartphone camera support across all of Facebook's applications, including Messenger, Events, and Instagram. Frames Studio is an online creative editor, available globally, that allows people to design frames that can be used either as profile picture frames or in the new Facebook camera .
  • Samsung S8, S8+ launched in India: Specs, price and availability

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    The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are nearly identical. The S8 Plus smartphone ha a bigger screen and a bigger battery as compared to s8. It's a mix of glass and metal. However, both are believed to be nearly at par. Both the sensors are said to integrate optical image stabilization and 6P lenses. The front camera is 8MP with Smart auto-focus and f/1.7 aperture.
  • Facebook Talks Up AR At F8 Conference

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    For example, Facebook recently launched its own "stories", which are a collection of photos and videos that can be viewed by friends for a limited amount of time, as well as various masks and filters heavily inspired by Snapchat. We use cookies to improve your browsing experience. For Facebook users with a VR headset, the social network introduced Facebook Spaces , a new virtual reality meeting space for Facebook contacts.
  • BMW's 215 horsepower, 171 kilogram, carbon fiber-crammed HP4 Race revealed

    BMW's 215 horsepower, 171 kilogram, carbon fiber-crammed HP4 Race revealed

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    Production for the limited edition is fixed at 750 units. The abundant use of carbon fiber puts the wet weight of the S 1000 RR-based HP4 Race at a svelte 171 kilograms (377 lb) with fuel on board (146 kg dry). For endurance racing, the HP 4 Race comes with a quick-release front wheel, with the fork legs being able to be twisted out of the way for fast wheel changes.
  • McDonald's applauds crew members who recognized man wanted in Facebook video killing

    McDonald's applauds crew members who recognized man wanted in Facebook video killing

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    She told WJW she tried to contact him after seeing his Facebook posts, but he didn't answer. "He would want this from us and he would say 'Tonya, forgive them, for they know not what they do", Godwin-Baines said. The Godwin sisters told Lane that none of this was her fault and that they don't hold any animosity for her. Godwin was a retired foundry worker and a father of 10.
  • MG E-motion EV concept could go into production

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    The MG E-Motion concept is on course to make production as an electric sports auto that could rival the Tesla Model S. We don't expect to see MG return to the USA anytime soon, though in the context of a long-expected launch of Chinese vehicles MG has a better chance of success than most other brands - it's already a player in Europe and is building cars to European Union standards, and there are still plenty of Americans who remember owning (with varying degrees of fondness) an MG sports ...
  • Apple Stock Price Target Boosted For iPhone 8 Average Selling Price

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    Dickson, who has a history of more than three years of leaking details of the pre-released iPhones, today has shared what could be confirmation of some Apple fans worst fear about the flagship iPhone 8 to be released later this year. Samsung is already getting major flak for moving the fingerprint sensor on the Galaxy S8 to the back. While nothing is written in stone yet and we're working on best guesses based on hints and leaks from Apple's supply chain, there's growing confidence we have ...
  • Facebook `has a lot of work to do´ admits Mark Zuckerberg

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    Facebook laid out its vision for the future Tuesday, revealing new tools and features during its annual F8 developers conference. He said that is something people will have to get used to seeing. This Augmented Reality themed products will definitely affect smartphone companies. It has also released the Frame Studio that will let the developers create frames for photos and videos.