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The tablet was created to run with the Surface Pro 3 Pen in mind. WindowsCentral has managed to get its hands on details and exclusive photos of the smaller device, and unsurprisingly it looks not unlike a shrunken Surface Pro 3, with a built-in kickstand.
  • Alphabet partners with Avis to manage self-driving vehicle fleet

    Alphabet partners with Avis to manage self-driving vehicle fleet

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    Shares in rental-car companies Avis Budget Group (CAR) and Hertz Global Holding ( HTZ ) jumped in trading Monday after Avis announced a pact with Waymo, the self-driving vehicle unit of Google-parent Alphabet ( GOOGL ). The companies announced a multi-year agreement Monday in which Avis will store and service Waymo's 600-vehicle fleet of Chrysler self-driving vans at select rental facilities.
  • SpaceX launches satellites from California base

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    In addition to delivering the satellites, the Falcon had a secondary mission - attempt to land the first-stage motor on the droneship, " Just Read the Instructions ", positioned in Pacific Ocean. Mission control for both flights was at the company's Hawthorne , Calif., headquarters. It was carrying a communications satellite for Bulgaria into orbit.
  • Confederations Cup: Chile set up Portugal semi-final, Germany to meet Mexico

    Confederations Cup: Chile set up Portugal semi-final, Germany to meet Mexico

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    However, substitute Martin Rodriguez's first worldwide goal spared Chile's blushes and, as expected, they followed Germany out of Group B and through to the next round. VAR is now being trialled at the Confederations Cup , and the Cameroon v Germany match saw a moment of pure VAR madness. "I don't see why he had to give a red card to my player".
  • Germany reach Confed Cup semis amid more replay confusion

    Germany reach Confed Cup semis amid more replay confusion

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    The African champions must now claim victory over Germany by a two-goal margin on Sunday in Sochi to progress to the last 4. Vincent Aboubakar scored Cameroon's consolation. It's a balancing act for Postecoglou as he moves into the final year of his tenure and attempts to leave a legacy at the next World Cup which will shape the future of how the game is played at all levels in Australia.
  • Honor 8 Pro First Look

    Honor 8 Pro First Look

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    The phone in question is the Honor 9, which according to the product page on Amazon UK , has a headline feature of dual rear cameras in a 20MP + 12MP configuration. It boasts a 1.8GHz octa-core Kirin 960 processor. In terms of optics, the smartphone has a pair of 12-megapixel primary camera on the back with duo-tone LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, autofocus and 4K video recording capabilities.
  • Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs have broken hyper-threading

    Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs have broken hyper-threading

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    In a message on the project's mailing list yesterday that was noticed by the eagle-eyed folks at HotHardware , the project says affected CPUs "could, in some situations, dangerously misbehave when hyper-threading is enabled". This issue has been affecting all forms of operating systems. Implication: "Due to this erratum, the system may experience unpredictable system behavior".
  • Naked Glastonbury crowd member gets song dedication from David Grohl

    Naked Glastonbury crowd member gets song dedication from David Grohl

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    Reflecting on his rapid ascent to festival headliner, Sheeran said, "I'd like to say it was a dream of mine, but I never thought I'd get to the point where I was playing this stage, let alone headlining it". I will take all my belongings home with me again, including my tent and camping equipment. The British performer was the headline act on the Pyramid stage , Sunday night, a privilege many didn't believe he deserved because of his Top 40 pop leanings.
  • Sega is Releasing a Sonic Mania Soundtrack on Vinyl

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    Originally released in North America for the SEGA Genesis on June 23, 1991, Sonic the beloved blue Hedgehog has been in the hearts of gamers for 26 years today. The track is called "Lights, Camera, Action!", and it's taken straight from the Studiopolis Act 1 in Mania . Part of the soundtrack has already been made available via SoundCloud, so you can get a sample of what's to come from the full release.
  • Germany beat Cameroon to enter Confederations Cup semis

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    The victory means that Joachim Low's side will stay in Sochi for their semi-final against Mexico on 29 June. Vincent Aboubakar found the net with a glancing header with ten minutes remaining, but Werner restored Germany's two-goal lead, ensuring their first-place position in the group and becoming the first German to score two goals in a single Confederations Cup match with his close-range, accurate finish.
  • US Supreme Court partially restores Trump travel ban

    US Supreme Court partially restores Trump travel ban

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    Mr Trump said last week that the ban would go into effect 72 hours after receiving an approval from the courts. The justices, in their unsigned decision, granted parts of the Trump administration's emergency request to put the order into effect immediately while the legal battle continues.