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Sci-tech Up to 10 inches of snow expected by Friday evening in Chicago
Author: 0 Up to 10 inches of snow expected by Friday evening in Chicago

Though the snow will wane off by Friday night, the winter weather won't be done just yet. The Winter Storm warning for heavy snow accumulating up to a foot, possibly more in spots over Chicago area counties along and north of Interstate-80 has been moved up to noon CST Friday .

Sci-tech Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8
Author: 0 Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8

After all, the beta testers too deserve some appreciation. According to a report on SamMobile , the Android 8.0 Oreo update for both the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus showed up for beta testers in Germany and is likely to trickle down to standard users after 24 hours.

Sci-tech Twitter bans 'deepfakes,' the new fake celebrity porn craze
Author: 0 Twitter bans 'deepfakes,' the new fake celebrity porn craze

And, as Motherboard notes, people today are constantly uploading photos of themselves to various social media platforms, meaning someone could use such a technique to harass someone they know. 'We encourage anyone who encounters this issue to visit our content removal page so they can officially make a request, ' Price added. "Nonconsensual content directly violates our [terms of service] and consists of content such as revenge porn, deepfakes or anything published without a person's ...

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Author: 0 "Bad" Apps Plague Google Play

But the Google Play Store listing says any phone running Oreo would support the app. According to the company's report , it was able to take down up to 100,000 "bad developers" previous year on top of the crunched numbers of removed apps.

Sci-tech Alphabet profit falls short as Google's ad, marketing costs rise
Author: 0 Alphabet profit falls short as Google's ad, marketing costs rise

Amazon chief financial officer Brian Olsavsky said on a conference call with analysts that the division's sales in the quarter were better than the company's guidance and that recent reports of some locations running out of many items "may be tied to increased demand" after the company reduced prices.

Sci-tech SpaceX rocket launched from Florida with satellite for NATO surveillance
Author: 0 SpaceX rocket launched from Florida with satellite for NATO surveillance

SES , which was the first to trust one of its satellites to a previously flown Falcon 9 booster, has now gone that route three times, more than any other SpaceX customer. Only the Saturn V moon rocket, last flown in 1973, delivered more payload to orbit. An SES spokesperson stated, "GovSat-1 was designed for dual use to support both defense and civil-security applications, including mobile and fixed communications".

Sci-tech Rare aware of Sea of Thieves
Author: 0 Rare aware of Sea of Thieves "too early" closed beta issue

It wasn't all plain sailing, however, as some players found they were unable to access the beta. "We know that a number of you are still unable to get into the game to play", Rare engagement boss Emma Bridle wrote in a blog post. It's better to isolate and eliminate these issues now rather than at launch. The beta is set to contain a glimpse of what players can expect to see in the full release of the game, with some of the bigger secrets remaining hidden until Sea of Thieves releases this ...

Sci-tech Limited Edtion Range Rover SV Coupe to make world debut in Geneva
Author: 0 Limited Edtion Range Rover SV Coupe to make world debut in Geneva

It's likely to be priced well above even the most expensive four-door Range Rover , with prices pushing the £250,000 mark. McGovern has previously hinted at the coupe's existence, suggesting journalists "write that down" when he referenced a two-door Range Rover variant during a Los Angeles motor show press conference.

Sci-tech RARE EVENT: Super Blue Blood Moon
Author: 0 RARE EVENT: Super Blue Blood Moon

A total lunar eclipse January 31 should be quite the show because it will also be a blue moon and a supermoon . During the January 31 lunar eclipse, astronomers will point thermal cameras at the moon, using the Haleakala Observatory on the island of Maui in Hawaii, NASA said.

Sci-tech Xbox Game Pass Now Includes Exclusive Xbox Games at Launch
Author: 0 Xbox Game Pass Now Includes Exclusive Xbox Games at Launch

As further encouragement to sign up to Xbox Game Pass , Microsoft is planning a new six-month subscription card which will be offered from March 20 for $59.99. "So, stay tuned. We're not announcing anything today other than our biggest games will launch on retail date into Game Pass, but I like [the] thinking".

Sci-tech SpaceIL to Move Forward With Moon-Landing Mission Despite Cancellation of X Prize
Author: 0 SpaceIL to Move Forward With Moon-Landing Mission Despite Cancellation of X Prize

Now Google will take the $30 million prize money back. Bengaluru, Jan 24 Indian space startup TeamIndus' moon mission dream has been dashed after Google Lunar XPRIZE brought the curtains down on United States dollars 30 million prize competition, saying all the five finalists in the race to land a rover on the lunar surface could not meet the March 31, 2018 deadline.

Sci-tech Reliance Jio launches Republic Day 2018 plans
Author: 0 Reliance Jio launches Republic Day 2018 plans

Reliance Jio , which has changed the dynamics of price game in telecom sector since its entery, on Tuesday announced a new republic day offer. Following the announcement, the stocks of Airtel nosedived 5.99 per cent to the day's low of Rs 461.45 while the stock of Idea Cellular fell 5.58 per cent to the day's low of Rs 93.85.

Sci-tech Intel Identifies Meltdown-Patch Reboot Problems in Broadwell and Haswell Chips
Author: 0 Intel Identifies Meltdown-Patch Reboot Problems in Broadwell and Haswell Chips

Intel recently promised that all of its processors from the past five years would be protected against the Meltdown/Spectre vulnerabilities by the end of January, and this is proving to be more hard than expected. Spectre affected almost every modern computing device, including those with chips from those companies and Advanced Micro Devices. Those patches, however, have only dug Intel into a deeper hole.

Sci-tech Edge ST Revealed, Ford's First Performance SUV
Author: 0 Edge ST Revealed, Ford's First Performance SUV

The Edge ST promises improved handling and braking with an ST-tuned suspension. It features the twin-turbocharged 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 found in the Fusion Sport , but making slightly more power here - 335 hp and 380 pounds-feet of torque.

Sci-tech Twitch Cuts Last Minute Deal For Overwatch E-Sport League
Author: 0 Twitch Cuts Last Minute Deal For Overwatch E-Sport League

On the Overwatch League's first day (of Stage 1 - Week 1), the Twitch stream peaked at 415,000 concurrent viewers. In the first day of the Overwatch League where the Seoul Dynasty took on the Dallas Fuel , over 400,000 people tuned in to watch! The long-awaited Overwatch League kicked off and started their regular season today with three games of Blizzard's premier esport.

Author: 0 New Mode, Costumes Coming to Super Mario Odyssey

In " Hide It ", you have 30 seconds from Luigi's spawned spot in each Kingdom to hide a balloon in the most hard spot you can think. Then use the new Snapshot Mode filters to take some really trippy screenshots of them. What do you think of Balloon Mode? In addition, Nintendo will add three new outfits to the game: Sunshine Shades and outfit, a Musician Hat and outfit, and a Knight Helmet and armor.

Sci-tech Nintendo Announces New Mario Tennis Title, Dark Souls Remastered
Author: 0 Nintendo Announces New Mario Tennis Title, Dark Souls Remastered

Dark Souls Remastered marks the debut of From Software's punishing/rewarding RPG on the Nintendo family of products. "Experience the rich world of Dark Souls in upscaled 4K resolution with 60FPS when playing on a PlayStation 4 Pro system, Xbox One X , and PC", reads the press release.

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