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Google Plus social network to shut down after major security lapse

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The company has stated that the closure will occur over the course of the next 10 months, and following the breach Google has also promised to boost user privacy for its other services. "The consumer version of Google + now has low usage and engagement: 90 percent of Google + user sessions are less than five seconds ", said Google , which is headquartered in Mountain View in northern California, Xinhua reported . Read More »

I do not know anything about Khashoggi disappearance

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Canada expressed concern Sunday over reports that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in his country's consulate in Istanbul , Turkey . Saudi national Jamal Khashoggi was last seen visiting the building last week. Mr Trump's position is in line with the State Department whose spokeswoman Heather Nauert reiterated on Monday that the United States is "not in a position to confirm these reports, but we are closely following the situation". Read More »

Google Pixel 3 Event

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Google is all set to host its third hardware event tomorrow in NY wherein the tech giant is rumoured to launch the next generation Pixel 3 devices along with host of new products. Also Read: Google to launch Pixel 3 on October 9: Expected specifications, features price etc . This new tablet was previously being referred to as "Nocturne", and it is going to come with Intel's Core i7 processor with up to 16GB of RAM. Read More »

What's to come from Google on the 9th of October

Leaks and rumours have suggested that the bigger variant, Pixel 3 XL will feature a notch while the Pixel 3 will come with the standard 18:9 aspect ratio display . The Made by Google Launch Event will start at 11 a.m. ET and we will be inside taking you through the play-by-play. The smartphone runs on Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box and is built around an octa-core Snapdragon 845 chipset, coupled with 4GB of RAM and 128GB storage. Read More »

UN Says 'Unprecedented Changes' Needed to Combat Global Warming in 12 Years

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The report drew dire headlines such as CNN's "12 years to stop climate catastrophe", and The Washington Post's "The world has just over a decade to get climate change under control, United Nations scientists say". The report was commissioned by world leaders as a part of the 2015 Paris Agreement , a global pact to battle global warming. The not-so-great news? They need to accelerate. Read More »

United Nations Climate Report Warns Miami Basically Screwed

A summary of the Special Report on Global Warming is available here. Most argument since has centered on the fact that our actions haven't been sufficient to reach that goal. These risks depend on the magnitude and rate of warming, geographic location, level of development and vulnerability, and on the choices and implementation of adaptation and mitigation options". Read More »

New United Nations report details looming climate crisis

Here's everything you need to know. He said the report "has sent the strongest message yet from the scientific community that the era of fossil fuels has to end soon if we are to protect the world from risky climate change and limit warming to 1.5°C". Read More »

Judge Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed by US Senate as Supreme Court Justice

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A few hundred protesters are gathering outside the Capitol before the vote. A smaller group of Kavanaugh supporters also gathered. Shortly after the Senate voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court justice on Saturday, President Donald Trump announced he will be sworn in later today. Read More »

Brett Kavanaugh: Key test vote on Supreme Court nominee passes

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Besides interviewing and talking to people who know Kavanaugh, Collins said she assembled a team of 19 attorneys to assist her in examining his judicial record. Impeachment requires a majority vote in the House, and a conviction requires a two-thirds majority in the Senate. A formal investiture ceremony will take place at a later date, the Supreme Court also said. Read More »

Microsoft halts distribution of Windows 10 update amid reports it deletes files

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Apparently, such incidents had been reported by the testers of Windows 10 update (version 1809). The Your Phone app has been created to work in assistance with the Android devices for the current Windows 10 October 2018 update . Also on the productivity front, the new version of Windows 10 brings AI-powered improvements to areas such as PowerPoint and Word "Ideas"-and ultimately even to Teams, where meetings can be transcribed and backgrounds can be blurred during webcam calls, ... Read More »

Trump decries calls to impeach Kavanaugh as an ‘insult to American public’

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Kavanaugh emphatically denied the allegations. But clearly the pair do not speak for the 55% of women who told pollsters that they were opposed to Kavanaugh's confirmation, or the 52% who said they believed Dr. In an interview with Yahoo News on Sunday , Sen. The ranking member of the House judiciary committee, Jerry Nadler of NY, has said his party would investigate the sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh if the Democrats reclaim the majority in the chamber. Read More »

The World Was Just Issued 12-Year Ultimatum On Climate Change

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Scientists said "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" are required to limit the possibility of irreversible environmental damage. Per the IPCC - a collection of top climate scientists - the planet has about 12 years left to massively cut carbon emissions to ensure temperatures rise only 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) by 2100. Read More »

Facebook launches Amazon Echo rival, partners with Spotify, Pandora and iHeart

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Although, when Portal and Portal + are in use the cameras will indeed follow users. You can wander around the room, do chores, Jazzercise, play with the kids or whatever. "It´s been a big shift for the company", Facebook´s vice president of consumer hardware Andrew Bosworth told AFP before the launch of " Portal ". " Portal's camera doesn't use facial recognition and doesn't identify who you are", it adds. Read More »

McConnell says Senate 'not broken' after Kavanaugh fight

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When Sen. Susan Collins announced, on Friday, October 5, that she would be voting "yes" on Brett M. Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court , the four-term senator from ME went out of her way to convince Kavanaugh's detractors that he wasn't almost the far-right extremist they thought he was. Read More »

Google Pixel 3 Mystery Color Gets A Name

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All these devices and more will be announced on October 9 when Google will host its annual hardware event in NY. The internet is buzzing with leaks about Google's new smartphones and therefore, we have a pretty good idea of what to expect. Read More »

New Pixel 3 models to be not surprising at all

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The leaked image shows an operating system that can run Android apps and includes a dock for quick access applications at the bottom of the tablet's screen. Spec-wise the two new Pixel devices should don the Snapdragon 845 chipset, alongside somewhere 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, Active Edge for summoning the Google Assistant , a USB-C port, and Android 9 Pie on board. Read More »

Backed by senators, Kavanaugh on track for U.S

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The announcements Friday by Republican Susan Collins of ME and Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia came after weeks of shocking accusations, hardball politics and Capitol protests. Feinstein has denied that her office leaked the letter containing Ford's accusation, but the senator has faced scrutiny over the optics of the allegation becoming public just as Kavanaugh appeared to be on track for a smooth confirmation. Read More »

Sen. Flake to Vote 'YES' on Kavanaugh 'Unless Something Big Changes'

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A key procedural vote Friday morning passes with a simple majority and that starts the clock for a final confirmation vote on judge Brett Kavanaugh to happen by Saturday afternoon, October 6 at around 5 p.m. Jerry Nadler of NY, the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, said, referring to allegations that Kavanaugh committed perjury during his testimony. Read More »

La démission de Collomb acceptée, le Premier ministre chargé d'assurer l'intérim

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Reste qu'Édouard Philippe serait déjà débordé avec sa double casquette. Une passation de pouvoir expédiée qui semblait à la fois improvisée et plutôt tendue entre deux hommes qui ne s'appréciaient plus guère depuis des mois. Car Gérard Collomb est depuis longtemps convaincu par la théorie de l'appel d'air. " Quand des quartiers se ghettoïsent, se paupérisent, il ne peut y avoir que des difficultés ", a-t-il tranché. Read More »

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed To Supreme Court By 50-48 Vote

The ferocious nature of the confirmation battle could also have an impact on the Court itself, as Kavanaugh's vehement and politicized defense of his own behavior raised questions about his temperament and whether he could genuinely be a honest broker and implementer of the law in the most sensitive cases. Read More »

GOP Senate could act on 2020 high-court nominee

Their move meant that McConnell could forge the narrowest of majorities to clear Kavanaugh, despite the fact that another Republican, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, opposed him. Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY's List, which contributes to female Democratic candidates, assailed the confirmation of "an alleged sexual assailant and anti-choice radical to a lifetime appointment on the Supreme Court". Read More »

Democrat Joe Manchin announces support for Brett Kavanaugh confirmation

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Republicans said the secret document - which described interviews agents conducted with 10 witnesses - failed to find anyone who could corroborate allegations by his two chief accusers, Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez. Kavanaugh was accused of sexual misconduct by a woman who said he assaulted her at a home in suburban Washington when they were teenagers in the 1980s. Read More »

LG V40 ThinQ Launched

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And if so, you will have better options in the future. Small notch means you have more space for notifications. The timing of updates to the newest version of the mobile OS company is still not announced. The front side of the phone will sport a 5MP wide-angle lens and an 8MP standard lens, for selfie reasons. The LG V40 ThinQ has Boombox speakers and a 32-bit quad DAC. Read More »

Brett Kavanaugh: Key senators back embattled Supreme Court pick

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Eight Gonzaga law school professors are among the more than 2,400 signatories to a letter to the U.S. Senate asking the body not to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . "Show up for ME women!" Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, who presided over Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing , gave her a giant bear hug. Read More »

Christine Ford's lawyers accuse Republican senators of lies

In fact, during her 21 years in the Senate, Collins has voted for judicial nominees put forward by Republican presidents almost 99 percent of the time, according to a Globe analysis of her roll call votes . I know you saw me get emotional, but I can be an impartial judge. But Collins, a moderate, pro-choice lawmaker from ME, said Kavanaugh was entitled to the "presumption of innocence" as the allegations against him lacked corroborating evidence. Read More »

Republicans plan to confirm Trump's SC nominee Kavanaugh on weekend

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The court has the final say on issues such as abortion and gun control. The tweet referenced an infamous "Saturday Night Live" skit in which Tina Fey, portraying Palin, said she could see Russian Federation from her house. Senators voted 51-49 to officially end debate on Kavanaugh's confirmation and begin counting down to the final vote, tentatively set for 4:30 p.m. The judge said his angrily testimony, which was brutally parodied by Matt Damon on Saturday Night Live, "reflected my ... Read More »