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Microsoft's "mixed reality" technology is supposed to be a mix between augmented reality and virtual reality, though the first headsets seem to lean more toward the VR end of the spectrum. The devices will work with PC systems that will start at $499. Windows Mixed Reality PCs will consist of desktops and laptops with integrated graphics.
  • Microsoft discontinues the sales of Xbox One in the United States

    Microsoft discontinues the sales of Xbox One in the United States

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    Xbox fans might not be buying the Xbox One as much during the recent quarter compared to the PlayStation 4, but they could very well be holding out for the Xbox One X. Microsoft believes that the Xbox One X will present a stronger challenge to the PlayStation 4, amid predictions that it " won't sell so well ".
  • Highlighting the best solar eclipse photos from the Valley and beyond

    Highlighting the best solar eclipse photos from the Valley and beyond

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    The most accepted theory by scientists is that the Earth's moon formed about 4.5 billion years ago from the debris left over from a collision between Earth and an astronomical body the size of Mars. And that rare experience took place Monday, Aug. 21, where the entire North American continent witnessed an eclipse, some in total, and others partially.
  • Indian court convicts controversial guru on charges of rape

    Indian court convicts controversial guru on charges of rape

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    The Dera has been directed not to sell or transfer its properties. It also sought a status report on the deaths caused by the violence. "We have ordered a search of all "naam charcha ghars" (congregation centres) of the Dera Sacha Sauda wherever located in Haryana ", state Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Ram Niwas told PTI.
  • Is iPhone 8 Launch Slated For September 12?

    Is iPhone 8 Launch Slated For September 12?

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    If the OLED iPhone starts at $999 and Apple sees a large portion of its iPhone sales mix shift toward that phone, then Apple should enjoy a rather large boost in iPhone average selling prices during the coming product cycle. Two of those handsets, which could be known as the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus , will likely only offer minor upgrades over last year's devices. Apple has yet to announce the official iPhone 8 release date and as the article noted, there's no other ...
  • Reliance JioPhone pre-booking suspended: Five things to know

    Reliance JioPhone pre-booking suspended: Five things to know

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    We will update the latest info on Reliance Jio Phone. Congratulating millions of Indians who have already booked the Jio 4G VoLTE feature phone, here's what Reliance Jio posted on its official website: "Thank You India!" Recently, Jio also listed the complete specifications of the JioPhone .
  • "Live" photos Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 has unveiled the design of bezrabotnykh

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    Front new Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 looks fantastic, demonstrating the nearly complete absence of a framework like the Samsung S8 is a breakthrough compared to the first generation that was not look quite so stylish. It is expected to sport a 6.4-inch AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 (QHD). The standard one with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage space.
  • Second chance to see a total solar eclipse in 2024

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    Of course, not everyone was fortunate enough to watch the moon photobomb the sun on August 21, but those who didn't get the chance to watch the eclipse in action can still wait for the next one that will occur in North America on April 8, 2024.
  • GPU roundup: AMD low on supply, Nvidia delays ship date

    GPU roundup: AMD low on supply, Nvidia delays ship date

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    According to a new report from DigiTimes , some sources claim that the Radeon RX Vega shortage can be blamed on low product packaging yield rates. Some sources pointed out that Vega's design of integrating high bandwidth memory (HBM) into the GPU has significantly raised the difficulty of the related packaging process and hence resulted in low yield rates .
  • Chrome will soon let you permanently mute websites

    Chrome will soon let you permanently mute websites

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    Thankfully, this is something Google is addressing in a future update to Chrome . This feature would be available on the far left side of the Info bar. In order to run it, they will have to add, -enable-features=SoundContentSetting switch. If the Chrome team decides to make this a feature for the stable branch of the browser, expect it to show up there in a few months.
  • Charlottesville Shrouds Its Confederate Statues In Black To Mourn Heather Heyer

    Charlottesville Shrouds Its Confederate Statues In Black To Mourn Heather Heyer

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    What amazes me is that the government allowed these to be erected honoring traitors who fought against the United States. Some people have taken to removing or vandalizing monuments and statues themselves. Lee V, the great-great-grandson of Robert E. Lee, told CNN that it would be "appropriate" to move Confederate statues to museums. " They think I'm going to join in and disparage what's going on or be on their side because I have that name", Lee said.
  • FUKOKU MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE Co Sells 50 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc

    FUKOKU MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE Co Sells 50 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc

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    The stock increased 1.66% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $6.12. Manufacturers Life Insur The holds 1.61% or 1.51 million shares in its portfolio. Blue Ridge Capital Llc increased Devon Energy Corp New (NYSE:DVN) stake by 1.70 million shares to 2.62M valued at $119.66M in 2016Q4. It also upped Wabco Holdings Inc (NYSE:WBC) stake by 408,608 shares and now owns 1.45 million shares.
  • Power finale won't air against Game of Thrones season-ender

    Power finale won't air against Game of Thrones season-ender

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    Even better: the GoT finale is 80 minutes long! It is obviously money: the small group of hackers sent an e-mail to the channel, saying they were ready and willing to abandon the episode "as soon as possible", if HBO paid them the sum of $ 6.5 million! Casterly Rock was surrounded by ships-presumably belonging to Euron (Pilou Asbaek).
  • Leaked: New Pixel Phones Launching Early October

    Leaked: New Pixel Phones Launching Early October

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    With the launch of the Pixel and the Pixel XL phones, Google has joined the luxury smartphone manufacturer Apple by pushing the price of their phones all the way up to $700 and even higher. The website wrote that the Google Pixel 2 will come running on Android 8.0.1 Oreo, which is expected since the Pixels are among the first to receive the latest Android version, as reported by NDTV .
  • Cespedes leaves the game

    Cespedes leaves the game

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    UPDATE: Cespedes is going on the disabled list with a hamstring injury , and it appears from early reports that the outlook isn't good. Cespedes came up lame attempting to score from second base on a Dominic Smith single to center field.
  • Honda Jazz Privilege Edition launched - Price INR 7.36 lakh

    Honda Jazz Privilege Edition launched - Price INR 7.36 lakh

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    The Honda Jazz Privilege Edition is available in both petrol and diesel engines which remain unchanged compared to the regular vehicle. The only exterior features distinguishing the Jazz Privilege Edition from the standard Jazz models are the parking sensors at the rear and a Privilege Edition Emblem as well.
  • Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust (CRR-UN.TO) Shares Needle Moving -0.44%

    Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust (CRR-UN.TO) Shares Needle Moving -0.44%

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    The Stock becomes significant when you consider how many shares are shorted versus the average daily volume , means how many days to cover those short shares at that volume. In terms of Guess', Inc . "(GES) a $14.00 Price Target" was originally reported by StockNewsTimes and is the sole property of of StockNewsTimes. If you are accessing this news story on another site, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States & worldwide copyright and trademark law.
  • PV Sindhu into semis; Kidambi Srikanth bows out

    PV Sindhu into semis; Kidambi Srikanth bows out

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    Praneeth fought hard before going down 19-21, 21-10, 21-12 to World No. 4 Chou Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei, while Jayaram was no match for two-time defending champion Chen Long of China as he lost 21-11, 21-10 in 41 minutes. "It wasn't easy and each point was important to me, even although I was leading", she added. Srikanth will start the match as favourite despite Son's top world ranking as the Indian shuttler has been the most consistent Men's singles player on the circuit, winning two ...