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NBC To Use Toptracer On All 18 Holes Of PGA Tour Telecasts
The NBC Sports Group and Topgolf Entertainment are unveiling a new technology partnership which they are hoping will bring golfers and casual fans closer to the sport. The multiyear agreement includes the expansion of Toptracer as the network’s ball-
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Facebook To Invest $300 Million In News, Focusing On Local
Facebook says it is investing $300 million over the next three years in news initiatives, with a focus on local news partnerships and other programs. The money will go toward reporting grants for local newsrooms, expanding Facebook’s program to help
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Huawei Founder Says Company Would Not Share User Secrets
The founder of China’s Huawei, the world’s biggest supplier of network gear to phone and internet companies, says his company would not share secrets about its customers and their communication networks. Ren Zhengfei spoke in a rare meeting with fore
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Grocery Robots Detect Spills - With Some Far-off Human Help
A wheeled robot named Marty is rolling into nearly 500 grocery stores to alert employees if it encounters spilled granola, squashed tomatoes or a broken jar of mayonnaise. But there could be a human watching from behind its cartoonish googly eyes. Ba
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Battle To Expand In China
After Apple issued profit guidance and cited slowing Chinese demand as the reason for slower-than-expected growth, all eyes are on Tim Cook to drive sales in the country and fight regional competitors Huawei and ZTE. This week, read all about Apple’s
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Netflix Raising Prices For 58m Us Subscribers As Costs Rise
Netflix is raising its U.S. prices by 13 to 18 percent, its biggest increase since the company launched its video streaming service 12 years ago. Its most popular plan will see the largest hike, to $13 per month from $11. That option offers high-defi
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Movies & TV Shows
This biopic of Neil Armstrong follows his journey through the 1960s from test pilot to becoming the first man to set foot on the Moon. Damien Chazelle’s movie explores the personal sacrifice of Armstrong, played by Ryan Gosling, and the financial cos
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Why Us Classrooms Are Starting To Resemble Arcades
It’s 1 o’clock on a Wednesday afternoon in Wallingford, Connecticut, and about 20 children are watching a screen at the front of the room as they take turns navigating challenges and collecting virtual currency to unlock powers, outfits and pets for
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NHL Tests Puck And Player Tracking In Regular-season Games
On one screen live video was showing how many feet per second Erik Karlsson was skating. On another was a video-game-like visualization of the game on the ice below between Vegas and San Jose. Nearby screens flashed prop bets — where the next goal wo
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The Underwhelming Rollercoaster Of ‘Glass’
Samuel L. Jackson’s Elijah Price, or Mr. Glass, as he prefers to be called, was by far the most compelling part of M. Night Shyamalan’s slow-burn comic book send-up “Unbreakable.” A brilliant, tortured manipulator and superhero enthusiast suffering f
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iPHONE EVOLUTION BEYOND 20 YEARS
It wasn’t so long ago that we were celebrating the first decade of the iPhone. In June 2017, Apple put its digital candles on this 10-year anniversary, reflecting on a decade of sales escalating from only 1.39 million in 2007, to more than 200 millio
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Rockstar Defends Pinkerton Name In ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’
Rockstar Games is firing back in a legal tussle over the use of a Pinkerton security company’s name in its video game “Red Dead Redemption 2.” Pinkerton Consulting & Investigations sent a cease and desist letter to Rockstar and its parent company, Ta
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Antarctica Is Losing Ice 6 Times Faster Today Than In 1980s
Antarctica is melting more than six times faster than it did in the 1980s, a new study shows. Scientists used aerial photographs, satellite measurements and computer models to track how fast the southern-most continent has been melting since 1979 in
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Michigan Awards $4.8m In ‘Mobility’ Grants To Help Disabled
The state of Michigan announced the final round of “mobility” grants it gives out to encourage pilot projects to help transport seniors, the disabled and veterans with autonomous vehicles and other technology. The nearly $4.8 million will provide sho
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Huawei Fires Sales Manager Who Poland Charged With Spying
The Chinese tech company Huawei announced it has fired a sales director who was arrested in Poland and charged with spying for China, saying he has brought the firm’s reputation “into disrepute.” The company said it has “decided to terminate the empl
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Feds To Ease Rules On Drone Flights Over Crowds And At Night
Federal officials plan to ease restrictions on flying small drones over crowds and at night, which would give a boost to the commercial use of unmanned aircraft. The Federal Aviation Administration outlined draft rules this week that would let drone
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Music
The legends of emo are back, with a compilation charting their two-decade journey from Long Island rock clubs to generation-defining anthems. Twenty begins with one of emo’s seminal hits, “Cute Without the ‘E’ (Cut from the Team)”, and traces the ban
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Duke Professor Is Using ‘Star Trek’ To Teach About Science
Have you wondered how Captain America survived being in a state of suspended animation, if apes could grow as large as King Kong and why so many of the aliens in “Star Trek” look humanoid? It’s those kinds of questions that Mohamed Noor, a biology pr
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‘The Upside’ Is A Cliche-ridden, Exploitative Mess
It’s said that January is one of the prime months that Hollywood chooses to dump its most embarrassing films and “The Upside” doesn’t exactly disprove that notion. Few films in memory have squandered so much acting talent in such a cliche-ridden, exp
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China’s Huawei Unveils Chip For Global Big Data Market
Huawei Technologies Ltd. showed off a new processor chip for data centers and cloud computing this week, expanding into new and growing markets despite Western warnings the company might be a security risk. Huawei and other Chinese technology compani
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What’s In A Name? 5g Wireless Claims, But No Real Network
5G E? 5G Plus? 5G Ultrawideband? Will the real 5G please stand up? AT&T has drawn ridicule by relabeling the network used by some of its phones as “5G E” to signal that the next-generation wireless network is here. Problem is, phones capable of conne
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Ces 2019: A High-tech Spin For The Old-school Peephole
The CES 2019 gadget show is revving up in Las Vegas. Ring is giving the old-school peephole a high-tech spin. The company unveiled a new internet-connected video doorbell that fits into most peepholes. The new device is aimed at apartment dwellers or
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Giving Up Gas: China’s Shenzhen Switches To Electric Taxis
One of China’s major cities has reached an environmental milestone: an almost entirely electric-powered taxi fleet. The high-tech hub of Shenzhen in southern China announced at the start of this year that 99 percent of the 21,689 taxis operating in t
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Remember Virtual Reality? Its Buzz Has Faded At Ces 2019
— Just a few years ago, virtual reality was poised to take over the world. After decades of near misses, the revolution finally seemed imminent, with slick consumer headsets about to hit the market and industries from gaming and entertainment to soci
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Some Nevada Governments Using Blockchain For Public Records
Some northern Nevada counties are using blockchain, the online ledger best known for helping secure virtual currencies such as bitcoin, to store digital versions of government records like birth and marriage certificates. The Reno Gazette-Journal rep
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Samsung, Like Apple, Feels Sting Of Slowing Global Growth
Samsung expects its quarterly operating profit to fall 29 percent compared with last year, adding to the tech sector’s unease about the effect of slowing global economic growth on the industry. The announcement from the South Korean computer chip and
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Music
Savage continues to grow as an artist as he reflects, not always positively, on the life he has built following a troubled and violent past. The often mumbled, but always harmoniously uttered lyrics cover the inescapable feelings of loss and pain, wh
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Movies & TV Shows
Many mysteries converge and unravel in Drew Goddard’s latest ensemble crime drama. Several strangers meet by chance at Lake Tahoe’s El Royale hotel in 1969. Every character has an unspeakable secret they intend to keep, but desire one last shot at re
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