• Fossils Reveal Giant New Species of Burrowing Bat: Vulcanops jennyworthyae

    Fossils Reveal Giant New Species of Burrowing Bat: Vulcanops jennyworthyae

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    These are peculiar bats because although they fly, they also scurry about on all fours, over the forest floor, under leaf litter and along tree branches, while foraging for both animal and plant food. The study, led by University of New South Wales and other researchers from Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the U.S., is [www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-18403-w published in the journal] Scientific Reports .
  • Mario Tennis Aces smashes on to Nintendo Switch this Spring

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    The Direct Mini ended with this rumored port. Mario Tennis Aces smashes onto Nintendo Switch sometime this Spring. A small press release also noted that this remaster will include the Artorias of the Abyss DLC, and offer online multiplayer for up to 6 players.
  • Mystery surrounds fate of secret satellite slung by SpaceX

    Mystery surrounds fate of secret satellite slung by SpaceX

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    The rocket's second stage propels the satellite into orbit. She continued: "Falcon Heavy has been rolled out to launchpad LC-39A for a static fire later this week, to be followed shortly thereafter by its maiden flight". The media did credit the source of information to an anonymous USA government official confirming the failure of the mission. Results from the firing will be analyzed ahead of Falcon Heavy's demonstration flight around the "end of the month", according to CEO Elon Musk.
  • IPhone throttling: Class actions pile up as Apple hit with 32nd lawsuit

    IPhone throttling: Class actions pile up as Apple hit with 32nd lawsuit

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    The public had long speculated that Apple intentionally reduced the performance of its iPhones as part of a "planned obsolescence" plot to get consumers to purchase new iPhones with each update. As reported by MacRumors , LA residents Stefan Bogdanovich and Dakota Speas have owned an iPhone 7 as well as a number of previous models, and noticed that their "older iPhone models slows (sic) down when new models come out".
  • Honda Insight Prototype is ready for its Detroit debut

    Honda Insight Prototype is ready for its Detroit debut

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    Long live the 2019 Honda Insight! The wheelbase and length of the new auto have grown over the previous Insight, although Honda hasn't yet specified the new car's dimensions. Inside, Honda is promising best-in-class passenger space, along with a more upscale cabin than most compact cars. A number of driver assistance and safety systems have been introduced into the new auto which include Honda LaneWatch and the Honda Sensing suite.
  • A Trump tweet briefly threw a congressional vote on surveillance into chaos

    A Trump tweet briefly threw a congressional vote on surveillance into chaos

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    They argued that restrictions on the use of Americans' data in the Nunes bill are so narrow and allow so many exceptions that they're virtually meaningless. "So do I actually, I want reauthorization with reform, so I don't think they're mutually exclusive". It would require the government to obtain a warrant before searching 702 data for information about Americans.
  • Prepare To Die Again…Dark Souls Remastered Announced

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    Get ready for one of the biggest challenges you've faced yet, as Dark Souls: Remastered is making its way to Nintendo Switch this summer on May 25. Following the announcement that Dark Souls Remastered will be coming to Nintendo Switch, publisher Namco Bandai have confirmed that the game will also be releasing on Xbox One, Playstation 4 and PC via Steam at the same time as the Switch version.
  • Final Remix Coming To Nintendo Switch With New Content

    Final Remix Coming To Nintendo Switch With New Content

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    The game will launch on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch . In today's Nintendo Direct video , the company announced new Kirby and Mario Tennis games headed to the console, plus a couple indie games and re-releases. This tag team fighting game will also come to Switch this summer. Payday 2's Nintendo Switch version retails for $49.99. That changes when the game hits shelves on February 16.
  • Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition will be released for the Switch this Spring

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    As for what players can expect to get with this game, it has been revealed that it will feature high-definition visuals, both Joy-Con controls and touch controls, as well as a brand new epilogue scenario. We'd heard rumblings for a few days that a Direct was incoming, and rather than announce ahead of time as Nintendo usually does, the cheeky so-and-sos have just dropped a video straight on us.
  • Facebook tests app section for local news and events

    Facebook tests app section for local news and events

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    The initial test markets are New Orleans, Louisiana; Olympia, Washington; Billings, Montana; Binghamton, New York; Peoria, Illinois and Little Rock, Arkansas. While it's slightly ironic Facebook , the company notorious for being embroiled in the fake news scandal, might be local news' saviour, the social media giant has done a lot to regain the trust of the public.
  • Cyberpunk 2077's Official Twitter Breaks Silence [1st Message Since 2013]

    Cyberpunk 2077's Official Twitter Breaks Silence [1st Message Since 2013]

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    Cyberpunk 2077 is a highly anticipated game from the studio behind The Witcher 3 . And that's evident by the game's official Twitter account becoming active for the first time in several years. After a four-year hiatus, the official Twitter account of Cyberpunk 2077 has shown signs of activity. What that announcement will be, however, remains to be seen.
  • Mystery space radio pulses explained by astronomers

    Mystery space radio pulses explained by astronomers

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    When polarized radio waves pass through magnetic fields and charged particles, their polarization becomes twisted like a corkscrew; the denser the particles and the more intense the magnetic field, the greater the twisting. Subsequent observations by fleet of powerful telescopes working in a wide range of wavelengths captured dozens more bursts (FRB 121102 has now been seen flaring more than 200 times) and revealed some surprising characteristics of this far-off flashbulb.
  • Gal Gadot represents feminism as new Revlon Global Brand Ambassador

    Gal Gadot represents feminism as new Revlon Global Brand Ambassador

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    Stay tuned... It's going to be beautiful!' "I was approached by different cosmetic brands and Revlon really felt like the flawless fit", Gadot told InStyle exclusively. And her Golden Globes lipstick was a major clue to it all. Gadot said she is "so happy" to represent Revlon . The Israeli actress and model stars in a new global campaign for the brand called Live Boldly-a departure from the love-centered campaigns of the last several years.
  • Bayonetta 2 Will Have Exclusive Features on Nintendo Switch

    Bayonetta 2 Will Have Exclusive Features on Nintendo Switch

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    According to reports , the Nintendo Switch has been able to sell more than 4.8 million units since it was launched in March past year. This comes on the heels of other sales news from Nintendo that their newest console has become the fastest selling home console ever in the United States, selling 4.8 million units since its inception.
  • Overwatch League's Streaming Deal With Twitch Reportedly Worth At Least $90M

    Overwatch League's Streaming Deal With Twitch Reportedly Worth At Least $90M

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    That wasn't an ideal situation for team owners, according to San Francisco Shock owner Andy Miller. 12 teams will square off over six-months to figure out which city's collected players deserve the title of best Overwatch team. Which teams are you supporting in Overwatch League? The only territory that the game isn't being exclusively broadcast on Twitch is in China. It has also announced plans to add custom Overwatch League "cheermotes", which will be revealed at a later date.
  • LG G7 May Arrive Carrying The Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Chipset

    LG G7 May Arrive Carrying The Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Chipset

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    A chart showed the LG G5 and the LG G6 , which have Quick Charge 3.0, and the "Future LG G7 ", which it listed as supporting Qualcomm's Quick Charge 4.0 technology. However, it's also possible that this page and its text was penned before the decision was made to drop the LG G7 name and it simply hasn't been edited yet.
  • Google Lunar Xprize: ISRO Calls Off Contract With TeamIndus

    Google Lunar Xprize: ISRO Calls Off Contract With TeamIndus

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    Due to fund crunch, India's first private moon mission which is scheduled for launch by TeamIndus has run into difficulties. The total cost of the mission was estimated a $ 65-70 million, of which the start-up had raised about $35 million (approximately ₹250 crore), and was to raise the remaining amount by March 2018.
  • North American Summer Tour of Rod Steward

    North American Summer Tour of Rod Steward

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    As such, Citi® cardmembers will have access to purchase pre-sale tickets beginning January 9 at 10:00 a.m. local time until Thursday, January 11 at 10:00 p.m. They'll also be treated to Rod classics like "Every Picture Tells A Story", "Tonight's The Night", "Young Turks" and "Maggie May"! After five decades in the music industry, Stewart has continued to release records at a steady pace, most recently 2015's "Another Country".
  • Jimmy Iovine Says He's Not Leaving Apple, Calls Rumours 'Fake News'

    Jimmy Iovine Says He's Not Leaving Apple, Calls Rumours 'Fake News'

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    Iovine, best known as the co-founder of Interscope Records, joined Apple in 2014 after the company bought Beats Electronics, a company that he co-founded with hip-hop artist and producer Dr Dre for $3 billion. The answer, says Iovine, is original content. "My contract is up in August, but the amusing thing is, I don't have a contract", said Iovine. The bottom line for Iovine is that he's "loyal to the guys at Apple", he said.