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Though he didn't have a breakdown of how many victims were students and how many were teachers, the sheriff said the deceased were a mixture of young people and adults. A Snapchat video uploaded to YouTube shows frightened students sheltering under tables as a number of gunshots are fired in the classroom. A police officer waved the students on, urging them to quickly evacuate the school.
  • Check Out Intel's Winter Olympics Drone Light Show

    Check Out Intel's Winter Olympics Drone Light Show

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    The synchronized drone show has gotten the public wondering about the mechanics behind the performance, which will be added to the Guinness World Records for the " most unmanned aerial vehicles airborne simultaneously ". Custom animations were created for the games, including those inspired by various sports and also by Olympic logos. It features built-in LED lights able to create over 4 billion color combinations.
  • Helicopter crash victim was a 'well respected and loved' employee

    Helicopter crash victim was a 'well respected and loved' employee

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    Corporate outfit Shoosmiths has confirmed one of its associates, Jason Hill, has died in the Grand Canyon helicopter disaster that claimed three lives. Kineally told Las Vegas Now . 'I love my job and I am hoping to one day fulfil my dream of becoming a veterinary nurse'. Windy conditions and the rugged terrain made it hard to reach the wreckage.
  • Facebook App's 'Protect' Feature Could Be Tracking Your Activity

    Facebook App's 'Protect' Feature Could Be Tracking Your Activity

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    First spotted by TechCrunch , you can find the option as a new menu item in Facebook's iOS apps. This leads you to an App Store link for Onavo Protect. If you want to use a powerful VPN service for free, you have to expect the company to make money in some regard, and that happens to be your data for Facebook's uses.
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus: 'Great results' after cancer surgery

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus: 'Great results' after cancer surgery

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    She added that she is "feeling happy and ready to rock", cheekily attaching to her message a glamorous portrait of herself, which she called her "first post op photo". Beauty: Julia Louis-Dreyfus kept her followers informed of her progress as she posted a gorgeous selfie on Instagram Wednesday afternoon. "I wish I could have been @SAGawards tonight but have to admit it's pretty fun to watch in my pj's", she wrote.
  • Fears that sea levels will be rising 1cm a year by 2100

    Fears that sea levels will be rising 1cm a year by 2100

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    The new research suggests he world's oceans will be on average at least 60cm higher by the end of the century. Extreme water levels, such as high tides and surges from strong storms, would be made exponentially worse as climate change plays its consequential tricks.
  • Vicious Skype Security Exploit May Require Extensive Code Overhaul

    Vicious Skype Security Exploit May Require Extensive Code Overhaul

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    The bug allows the attacker to gain system-level privileges, meaning the potential havoc that can be wreaked pretty much runs the entire gamut of malicious activity, from stealing or deleting files to installing malware on the host PC. To make the issue even worse, Microsoft knows the flaw is there and exploitable, but has no plans for an immediate fix because it would require too much work .
  • Former Samsung Bixby development lead joins Google

    Former Samsung Bixby development lead joins Google

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    ZDNet today reports that Injong Rhee, a former CTO at Samsung , has recently joined Google. Over the last few years, the IoT model enhanced its application and attempts to incorporate smart devices into daily life were accomplished. According to his LinkedIn profile, Rhee is now "working on revolutionizing IoT" at the Mountain View tech giant. "One of the first things I would like to do with my Google colleagues is to get these efforts coordinated and aligned toward a concerted IoT story ...
  • Bitcoin Energy Use In Iceland Set To Overtake Homes, Says Local Firm

    Bitcoin Energy Use In Iceland Set To Overtake Homes, Says Local Firm

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    This is greater than Icelandic households use according to the national energy authority. Iceland has become a haven for cryptocurrency miners in part because of its cheap electricity. Bitcoin mining Every ten minutes a miner wins a price of 12.5 bitcoins - still worth over a hundred thousand dollars in spite of a huge decline of more than half of bitcoin's value.
  • How to revert to the pre-redesigned Snapchat

    How to revert to the pre-redesigned Snapchat

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    These procedures might work, but users will risk losing their saved Memories, and there may come a day where the old version of Snapchat will be incompatible with users running the latest version. Snapchat Stories also now appear with individual Snaps and direct messages, annoying users who preferred it the previous way. There are concerns that the update will alienate the app's current young user base though, and, judging by the negative reaction, it's certainly doing just that for some.
  • Facebook gets personal with new lists update

    Facebook gets personal with new lists update

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    Facebook will display the list in a neat and tidy colour image. It is, therefore, making major changes to the News Feed , which will result in people seeing more posts from the people users actually know, and fewer from news organisations and celebrities they follow.
  • HomePod Is The Ultimate Apple Product (In Every Way)

    HomePod Is The Ultimate Apple Product (In Every Way)

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    Equipped with a seven-tweeter array and a high-excursion woofer, the HomePod provides crisp, clear sound and deep, rich bass-an audio quality with which its more ubiquitous Amazon and Google competitors can't compete. Here's the thing though: How often do you physically move speakers that plug into an outlet? We've seen the TV ads and scrolled through Apple's hyperbolic landing page, but we want to see an objective breakdown of the hardware from an unbiased source.
  • Amazon Echo Dot ad cleared over cat food order

    Amazon Echo Dot ad cleared over cat food order

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    Clearcast, which pre-approves adverts in the United Kingdom, confirmed Amazon had assured them during the clearance process that there was a security step in place so people must verbally confirm an order placed through the Echo once Alexa asks for active confirmation.
  • Apple iOS 12 iPhone apps will be able to run on MacOS

    Apple iOS 12 iPhone apps will be able to run on MacOS

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    Engineers are being given more discretion to push back features that aren't ready. - For years, Apple has stuck to a strict schedule of annual iOS releases that sport a sometimes dizzying array of new capabilities. Apple might also make it possible for developers to release apps which work on the iPad, Mac, and iPhone, starting with macOS 10.14 and iOS 12 , which will be unveiled at WWDC 2018.
  • NASA Observatory Captures Solar Eclipse In Space

    NASA Observatory Captures Solar Eclipse In Space

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    Those wearing eclipse glasses or special solar filters in Antarctica will see the sun shaped like a "very fat crescent", while those further north may see a sliver missing towards the end of the event. and 7:36 p.m. This eclipse will be seen in Southern America, Uruguay and Brazil and other parts of the world. No Full solar Eclipse is going to occur this year.
  • Snapchat faces backlash over redesign

    Snapchat faces backlash over redesign

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    According to TechCrunch , (https: //techcrunch .com/2018/02/11/instagram-is-testing-screenshot-alerts-for-stories/) users who are involved in this testing process, will get a warning that states, the "next time you take a screenshot or a screen recording the person who posted the story will be able to see it".
  • Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ duo would feature animated 3D Emoji's

    Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ duo would feature animated 3D Emoji's

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    Earlier it was rumoured that Samsung may launch the Galaxy Note 9 with under display fingerprint sensor , but now, the new reports reveal a completely different story. As for other rumored details of the Galaxy Note 9 , the device is expected to be a more refined version of the Galaxy Note 8 . Besides seemingly confirming some of the new features of the Galaxy S9 , ETNews reiterates that the upcoming handset will feature little design changes from the Galaxy S8 .
  • HTC's president of smartphones departs the company ahead of eventual U12 launch

    HTC's president of smartphones departs the company ahead of eventual U12 launch

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    On the other hand, Chang's position with HTC was no longer as relevant as it used to be. The company has announced that it's Smartphone and Connected Devices Business president has left the company. HTC's smartphone revenue has declined significantly over the years, and isn't showing any signs of improving. It is expected that HTC will launch HTC U12 sometime in 2018.
  • Elon Musk's SpaceX is Increasing Its Coolest Tech by 50 Percent

    Elon Musk's SpaceX is Increasing Its Coolest Tech by 50 Percent

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    The device is the most powerful rocket in use today. The need for a third drone ship has arisen because of the increasing number of launches SpaceX is managing for NASA and other contractors. The pair of Falcon Heavy side boosters landed successfully. SpaceX described the Falcon heavy as "the most powerful operational rocket in the world, by a factor of two".
  • THQ Nordic acquires Saints Row and Dead Island owner Koch Media

    THQ Nordic acquires Saints Row and Dead Island owner Koch Media

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    The original THQ as we knew it declared bankruptcy and liquidated pretty much all its assets in 2013. Deep Silver hasn't had the best of luck lately with financial and critical disappointments such as the latest entry in the Homefront series and kinda sorta Saints Row spin-off Agents of Mayhem .