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Rocket League on Xbox One out next Wednesday

Finally , 'Rocket League, ' which has been a major and enduring hit on the PS4 and PC (some 11 million players strong it seems), will be making its way to the Xbox One. Three previously released DLC will also be included to this version of the game for free. Rocket League was one of the biggest success stories in gaming previous year.

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Light snow expected overnight as NWS cancels winter weather advisory

Gov. Larry Hogan cut short a trip to New Hampshire to campaign for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, to guide Maryland storm preparation. In Connecticut, a bus carrying about 70 passengers from New York City to the Mohegan Sun casino crashed on a snowy Interstate 95 and fell on its side in Madison.

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India Bans Facebook's Free Basics

It has been targetted at emerging markets and has so far established a presence in 37 countries, 19 of those being in Africa which include Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and Rwanda. It is now offered through Reliance Communications, a local network provider that Facebook has partnered with. The effect of India's new rule may be felt beyond the country's 1.3 billion people, most of whom are not online.

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GOP lawmaker lashes out at Beyonce video

Just a day after surprising her fans by releasing her new single, "Formation," and its music video, the pop stole the show by performing it live at the halftime show. She even had glittery red eye makeup. But could it be that there energy level is staggeringly high that they eventually steal the spotlight from the halftime headline performer, Coldplay? Her clothing was a subtle nod to Michael Jackson and his choice of garb worn back in 1993 during his Super Bowl XXVII halftime ...

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What to expect from iphone 7

There will probably be new colors for the Sports Bands, and additional straps for the Hermes Edition of the Apple Watch. And though a recent rumor regarding the iPhone 7's purported "flagship" feature created some concerns, this is one rumor Apple investors would do well to ignore.

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Beyonce, Bruno Mars heat up Coldplay's Super Bowl halftime show

There was good reason: " Uptown Funk " crackled with an energy unmatched by any of Coldplay's material. Beyonce and Coldplay recently collaborated on a pair of songs - "Hymn for the Weekend" and "Up and Up" for Coldplay's new album "A Head Full of Dreams".

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Kerry huddles with Japanese, South Korean counterparts after launch

He said the USA would work alongside the UN Security Council on "significant measures" to hold North Korea to account. They agreed that the planned launch "would contravene multiple U.N. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the North's actions "absolutely intolerable". They reaffirmed that a clear threat to global peace and security continues to exist, especially in the context of the nuclear test weeks earlier.

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Bexar County Residents Being Tested for Zika Virus

While Zika virus can't be spread directly from person-to-person, it can be transmitted when a mosquito bites an infected person and then bites other people. Arruda noted that the Zika virus is transmitted by mosquitoes, and given that Quebec is in the midst of winter, such insects are not present. There is now no vaccine for the Zika virus and scientists have said it could take years to develop one that is both safe and effective.

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Apple prepare to roll out newest iPhone

Some tech analysts believe that a compact iPhone model has a greater likelihood to appeal to those customers who've been wishing for the company's latest specs and upgrades in a smaller package. According to a new report , the iPhone 5se will also borrow fame of the features of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s . Apple's last two smartphone releases, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s, have only been available with 4.7- or 5.5-inch displays.

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Microsoft's New Keyboard for iPhone Has Potential

Microsoft's upcoming iOS keyboard also has a standard view like any other third-party keyboard , and it's said to be similar in design to the Word Flow keyboard used on Windows 10 Mobile devices. To understand the benefits and drawbacks of a full ecosystem like Windows, Android, iOS - you have to LIVE IN IT. You have to feel its strengths and weaknesses, be let down, be delighted.

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Microsoft Wants to Bring Its Wacky One-Handed Keyboard to iPhones

To be sure, a one-handed mode is nothing new as far as smartphone keyboards are concerned. Blogger and The Verge have both described the keyboard's layout, and apparently, it features a one-handed mode that's sort of fanned out. I for one am looking forward to using Word Flow for iOS. Microsoft is now beta-testing Word Flow for iOS through its Windows Insider Program, ahead of the software's planned release sometime in the coming months.

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Faulty Airbags - A Concern for Millions of Vehicles

From the new 5 million cars covered by the new recall campaign, around 1 million of them have similar driver-side inflators to those fitted on the Ford's pickup. Japan's transport ministry is looking at the latest recalls of Takata's air bags, Masato Sahashi, an official at the ministry, said yesterday. On Monday, Takata's shares fell to a seven-year low of almost 10 percent during trading in Tokyo.

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Destiny Introducing Ammo Microtransactions? Bungie Debunks Rumors

Destiny introduced microtransactions in October 2015 through the Eververse Trading Company in-game marketplace . Silver now costs £3.99 for 500 Silver, £7.99 for 1100 Silver (1000 with a 100 bonus), £15.99 for 2300 Silver (300 bonus), and £39.99 for 5,800 Silver (800 bonus).

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Sending link to website lets you crash Safari and anyone's iPhone

This causes your iPhone to overheat and reboot, but it won't cause any permanent damage. Experts don't believe the website causes any major problems or compromises data but some people have reported having problems getting the glitch to stop.

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Brady, Patriots fall 20-18 to Broncos in AFC title game

That is, until 52 seconds left in the game when Brady connected with Rob Gronkowski on a 40-yard throw downfield. Von Miller and the Denver defence did a phenomenal job on limiting Tom Brady's New England offence, hitting the quarterback no fewer than 23 times on Sunday and forcing two turnovers, but it was Gostkowski's first missed extra-point in over 520 attempts that would prove decisive.

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Head of Apple electric auto team to leave, says report

According to sources speaking to The Wall Street Journal , Steve Zadesky is allegedly departing for personal reasons-the details of which are unknown at this time, as is the exact timeframe for Zadesky's departure. Although there were no confirmations on developing the vehicle, Apple has been building a team of experts and engineers in robotics technology and battery for working on the said project.

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Stunning New Hubble Image Shows Spectacularly Shiny Star Cluster

At just 500,000 years old, it's one of the more youthful clusters in the Carina Nebula . As the stars fling out high-speed particles from their surfaces, strong winds surge out into vastness of space. The brightest star in the image - supergiant HD 93129Aa - is two and a half million times brighter than the sun, and 80 times as massive. They range in size from one-tenth all the way up to several tens of times the mass of our sun.

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Water In NASA Astronaut's Helmet Cuts Short Spacewalk

Still, Kopra and Tim Peake from and the European Space Agency (ESA) completed the spacewalk where they replaced a failed voltage regulator that caused a loss of power to one of the International Space Station's (ISS) eight power channels last November.

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Three people test positive for Zika in New York: authorities

Health officials across the globe have been looking to stop the spread of the Zika virus after birth defects in Brazilian newborns were linked to the virus. Berkeley public health officials said there have been no confirmed Zika virus cases in the city, nor have they received any reports of suspected Zika virus.

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Spacewalk Cut Short After Water Leaks Into Astronaut's Helmet

A pool of water crept up into the helmet in zero-G and began to cover Parmitano's face. Kopra reported that the water in his helmet was cold, and Navias said that was a clue that the leak had something to do with the water-circulating cooling loop inside the suit.

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SpaceX Launches Satellite - But Crash Lands

The satellite is created to gather data on oceans, including tracking global sea level rise. Despite the explosive result, this is the closest the company has come to successfully landing a booster at sea. The launch of the satellite is a partnership between several global agencies, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NASA, the French space agency CNES, and the European Organization for Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites.

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Astronaut Tim Peake takes first EVA for UK

NASA said the astronauts would use a syringe to take a water sample and retrieve the helmet absorption pad to determine what caused the leakage. British spaceman Timothy Peake and NASA's Timothy Kopra need to replace an electronic box that failed two months ago, slashing station power by one-eighth.

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Tim Peake's spacewalk: as it happens

Mission Control moved quickly, however, terminating the pair's planned six-hour spacewalk after four hours and 10 minutes. Earlier in the spacewalk, Col Kopra reported abnormal carbon dioxide readings from his suit. As the first British person to reach the ISS - following the first British citizen in space, Helen Sharman, who flew to the Russian Mir space station in 1991 - Peake has drawn plenty of attention from his compatriots.

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The Aliens Are Silent Because They Are Extinct

The researchers said that this theory can help shed light on why we have not yet found alien life despite the universe teeming with habitable planets. Many planets provide the right mix of ingredients for life to spring into being, say authors of a study published Wednesday in the journal Astrobiology , but there is only a small window for that to happen, and for the life-forms to then modify their environment.

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Ford adds start-stop tech to top-selling F-150 pickup

The so-called start-stop technology then automatically restarts the engine as soon as the driver presses the gas pedal. The feature actually switches the engine off when the vehicle is not in motion and turned back on when it moves again to limit fuel wastage that stems from idling.

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Scott Kelly plays ping-pong in space and we're all winners

However, it wasn't the first flower grown in space. In the 1990s, cosmonauts managed to grow dwarf wheat stalks through their full lifecycle, including flowering, on Russian space station Mir. After NASA sent a RED Epic camera on the ISS past year, the crew has been using it to shoot all sorts of things, which have then been included in NASA's new 4K television channel.

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Huawei to roll out four P9 phone variants this year, 2016

Notably, Venture Beat citing people with knowledge about the company's plans reports that Huawei will not launch the four P9 smartphone variants at the upcoming MWC event in Barcelona next month. The last hardware detail leaked suggests that Huawei will be sticking with a 1080p display resolution for its P9 range, as it doesn't believe that the additional battery drain from QHD is worth the slight boost to image quality.

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Huawei P9 Schematics Hint at Fingerprint Sensor

Just like the P8 series, Huawei will offer the regular P9, the P9lite, P9max and a new version. Popular leakster Evan Blass has said via Venturebeat that Huawei will release four variants of its P9 smartphones. Other information we gathered about the P9 is the flagship phone will have a dual camera, double-sided glass plus full metal body, USB Type-C interface, 5.2-inch screen, 4GB RAM, and a 3000mAh battery.

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Mimicker Alarm: Microsoft's new alarm app will definitely make sure you get

Microsoft is back with another Garage Project (cute and novel apps made for iOS and Android phones), and this time it's an alarm clock called Mimicker Alarm . If you dismiss, we mute the alarm - but then you have 30 seconds to complete this challenge. Setting up the alarm looks very much like any other alarm app, and it adheres well to Material Design principles for those that value that kind of thing.

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Skype for Android Update Adds Ability to Open Office Documents

Microsoft announced earlier this month that it will bring a raft of new features to its mobile apps in the coming weeks. Although you could already schedule Skype calls using Outlook, users can schedule calls in Outlook using Skype . The update should be live for everyone on the Play Store, but you can also grab it from APK Mirror if you prefer to download it manually. This then lets you block off time in Outlook or another calendar app.