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Niantic and WB Games surprised everyone this morning by dropping the first trailer for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the spiritual successor to the world-shatteringly popular Pokemon GO.It drops a few hints about the gameplay and story of the game, and gives us a tentative release date: 2019.Enlist immediately for the Statute of Secrecy Task Force: https://t.co/b9UtoUA3gS WizardsUnite pic.twitter.com/2NSlOpgj3W— Harry Potter: Wizards Unite (@HPWizardsUnite) November 14, 2018The trailer doesn’t show much — in fact, it doesn’t show gameplay at all, but savvy Potterheads can pick up a few hints.First, the Golden Snitch we see is breaking windows and hovering in front of a security camera, a sure sign that it’s in the Muggle world where it shouldn’t be.
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That's the question that Nintendo and Sony are asking shoppers this year with their triple threat of nostalgia-laced retro console offerings.Every console on this list is small — as in "so small it literally fits in your hand."They all use updated lookalikes of original hardware that aren't compatible with stuff from 20 - 30 years ago.The adorable little box is reminiscent of the original NES from 1985, but it's far smaller — as seen above, it fits in the palm of your hand.But the Super Nintendo is the console that helped me fall in love with gaming.And the Super NES Classic Edition, with 21 games, has the vast majority of those classics built right in.
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Diabetic foot ulcers can take up to 150 days to heal.A biomedical engineering team wants to reduce it to 21 days.They're planning to drop the healing time by amplifying what the body already does naturally: build layers of new tissue pumped up by nitric oxide.In patients with diabetes, impaired nitric oxide production lessens the healing power of skin cells and the Centers for Disease Control reports that 15 percent of Americans living with type II diabetes struggle with hard-to-heal foot ulcers.To do that, they first have to figure what's going on with nitric oxide in skin cells.Assessing nitric oxide under diabetic and normal conditions in human dermal fibroblast cells is the focus of the team's latest paper, published this week in Medical Sciences.
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The world’s two fastest supercomputers are now American, according to the rankings that are released biannually.The two computers, Summit and Sierra, both use IBM technology.Summit was crowned the world’s fastest computer back in June when it performed the mathematical test LINPACK at 122.3 petaflops per second.(Each petaflop is one quintillion math operations.)Since then, it’s received more upgrades, and it can now perform the test at 143.5 petaflops per second, giving it a huge lead over the other 499 supercomputers on the list.Meanwhile, Sierra trails behind Summit with 1.6 million processor cores to Summit’s 2.4 million.
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To view this page ensure that Adobe Flash Player version 10.2.0 or greater is installed.You’ve been informed Germany has signed the Armistice agreement, ending four long years of death and destruction that killed 9 million soldiers and injured millions of others.All around you, though, the roaring sound of gunfire and deafening explosions continue until the very last minute -- making it seem as though the battle will never truly end.But as the clock strikes 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918, the guns abruptly fall silent and the war is finally over.WORLD WAR I: 100 YEARS ON, THE US REMEMBERS THE END OF THE ‘GREAT WAR’The Imperial War Museums (IWM) in Britain, in a partnership with sound designers at London-based Coda to Coda, has created a way for history-lovers around the world to relive how the Great War likely sounded moments before its end.
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Democrats, who generally favor rules barring internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon from blocking or otherwise discriminating against content, took control of the House.And even after losing ground in the Senate, the party is tantalizingly close to having enough support from Senate Republicans to pass new net neutrality protections.Last May, the Senate approved legislation that would have restored the Federal Communications Commission's Obama-era net neutrality protections, which the FCC voted to jettison last year.Three Senate Republicans—Susan Collins (R-Maine), John Kennedy (R-Louisiana), and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska)—joined all Senate Democrats in voting for the legislation.Depending on the outcome of a few too-close-to-call Senate races, it’s still possible that both chambers will have majorities that support net neutrality next year—assuming the three Republicans who voted in May to restore the rules have not changed their positions.But one thing is clear: Backers of a bill would need to move quickly, before the 2020 campaign consumes Washington.
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Enligt uppgifter kommer Intel att bygga 5G-modem för nästnästa generations Iphone.Under 2020 kommer Apple att lansera sin första Iphone med stöd för 5G, det säger en anonym källa till Fast Company.Uppgifterna pekar specifikt ut att Apple kommer att köpa in 5G-modem från Intel till sina telefoner.En inte helt oväntad uppgift då Apple köpt modem från Intel sedan 2015, och i årets nya telefoner kom samtliga modem från chipjätten.Samma källa säger att Apple håller på att testa en version av Intels chip i sina prototyper, men att det var problem med värmebildningen.5G-kretsarna har både ökat värmen i mobilen och ökat belastningen på batteriet.
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WASHINGTON, D.C., November 1, 2018 -- AIP Publishing has announced its selection of Daniel S. Clark, a physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and leader of the National Ignition Facility's (NIF) Capsule Modeling Working Group within the inertial confinement fusion (ICF) Program, as the winner of the 2018 Ronald C. Davidson Award for Plasma Physics."AIP Publishing and Physics of Plasmas are delighted to award Daniel S. Clark the 2018 Ronald C. Davidson Award for Plasmas Physics," said Jason Wilde, chief publishing officer at AIP Publishing."Now in its third year, this award is in honor of the late Ron Davidson, the founding Editor-in-Chief of Physics of Plasmas who served for 25 years."The Physics of Plasmas editorial board selected Clark from among "the most highly cited and top downloaded articles from Physics of Plasmas during the past five years."His paper, "Detailed implosion modeling of deuterium-tritium layered experiments on the National Ignition Facility," Physics of Plasmas 20, 056318 (2013), reported state-of-the-art, high-resolution 3D modeling of National Ignition Campaign implosions, that continues to guide implosion design today, with its detailed incorporation of all known sources of hydrodynamic perturbation and drive asymmetry.The paper was co-authored with Denise Hinkel, Dave Eder, Ogden Jones, Steve Haan, Bruce Hammel, Marty Marinak, Jose Milovich, Harry Robey, Larry Suter, and Richard Town.
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Earlier this month, Hulu CEO Randy Freer said the company would be revamping its Live TV service by dropping some entertainment channels and adding on smaller bundles.The streaming service announced this week the launch of two new add-ons which focus on entertainment and Spanish programming.The add-ons are actually small bundles of channels instead of individual networks.A new $4.99 per month “Español” add-on will offer live news and sports networks, including ESPN Deportes, NBC Universo, CNN En Español and History Channel En Español.Another $7.99 per month “Entertainment” add-on will offer the live feeds from the live network feeds of LMN (Lifetime Movie Network), FYI, DIY Network, Cooking Channel and CNBC World.And, later this year, Hulu will bring Discovery Networks to its service, where its channels will also join one of these two add-ons.
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Uppsalabolaget Dirac (NTL) hör inte till de mest omskrivna svenska techbolagen.Likväl lockar det lilla bolaget både namnkunniga investerare och en ansenlig mängd kapital.2017 tog bolaget in 44 miljoner kronor i nytt kapital från investerare som John Wattin och Staffan Persson, Henrik Didner, Rami Yacoub, Jörgen Lantto och kinesiska AAC Technologies.Bolagets teknik används bland annat av de kinesiska mobiltelefontillverkarna Oneplus och Xiaomi, samt av Volvo och BMW.Ljudteknik har blivit särskilt viktigt när smarta högtalare nu håller på att slå igenom på bred front.”Vi har byggt upp en position som ledande inom ljudoptimering och nu håller hela audioområdet på att explodera.
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Depending on the provider you choose, you might find one that offers outstanding speed, but not nearly enough storage to keep all of your stuff in one spot.If you deal heavily in graphics, for instance, you might want a hosting provider that offers more storage across their plans.If you’d want to go with a company that offers the fastest speeds, be on the lookout for plenty of RAM and bandwidth.And regardless of which provider you choose, ensure that they have 24/7 customer service available to you, so you can address problems any time of the day.But if you’re looking for specific solutions and don’t want to waste time searching for the right fit, read on for our look at the best providers for different needs:HostGator offers the finest balance of speed, storage, and price of any web host right now.
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Vid halvårsskiftet nästa år införs digital teknik som ett obligatoriskt pedagogiskt verktyg i den svenska förskolan.Tanken är att barnen tidigt ska utveckla digital kompetens.– Men det finns en risk att man litar för mycket på surfplattor och appar i förskolan.De företag som marknadsför både hårdvara och mjukvara är ganska övertygande i försöken att få både lärare och föräldrar att tro att man lär sig jättemycket av det här, säger forskaren Malin Nilsen till TT.Till grund för sin avhandling, som läggs fram vid IPS, pedagogikinstitutionen vid Göteborgs universitet, har hon observerat och intervjuat 44 barn vid tre olika förskoleavdelningar.– Lärare använder ofta surfplattor och appar som ersättning för traditionella aktiviteter, som böcker, lekar eller spel.
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Startup ecosystems can be fragmented, competitive, and hidden to newcomers, which is detrimental for local startups and community growth.With applications for the Munich Founder Institute coming to a close, we are excited to release the Munich Startup Ecosystem Canvas, which is currently in Draft v2 below!It was developed by the Munich Founder Institute and local leaders Adrian Fopp, Claudia Schaller, Nathan Evans, and Robert Kitson.This is where new entrepreneurs get inspired, learn best practices, develop skills, validate ideas, and begin to build their team and product.Best Practices: Beginner knowledge-sharing events.Training & Feedback: Skill & Idea development.
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Facebook is expected to report a continued growth slowdown for revenue and profits in its third quarter earnings on Tuesday, as a string of major data breaches weigh heavily on the firm.Facebook finance chief Dave Wehner predicted the deceleration at its last earnings call in July, with consensus estimates as collated by S Global Market Intelligence putting revenue for the three months to September at $13.8bn (£10.8bn).This represents growth of 33 per cent year-on-year, compared to a growth rate of 42 per cent in its second quarter.Additionally, earnings per share are expected to decline 7.5 per cent to $1.47.Last quarter, expenses began to grow faster than revenue at 50 per cent year-on-year as the effects of several cyber hacks took their toll.This is expected to continue, as Facebook hires to monitor content and beef up its security teams.
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At 10am EDT (7am PDT, 2pm GMT) on Tuesday, October 30, Apple will host another live event to announce new products.We're expecting new iPad Pro models and maybe new Macs—but you never know what surprises might be in store.We'll be liveblogging the event right here, so come back for the latest news when the event begins.What Apple might announce at its October 30 “special event” in BrooklynThe new iPad Pros are expected to adopt several design elements that should be familiar to users of the iPhone X, XS, XS Max, and XR, like near-edge-to-edge displays and Face ID.We're also expecting Apple to introduce new features that will appeal to software developers and creative professionals, like external monitor support.
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Snap is rebuilding its Android app from the ground up in the hope of attracting more users in emerging economies, where Android is much more popular than the iPhone.The company has known for years that its Android app is flawed, but chose to prioritise its iPhone app and users.The company was down to 186 million daily active users in the three months to September 30.Chief executive Evan Spiegel said there was one culprit for the user decline: Snapchat's terrible Android app.Here's what he told analysts during the firm's third-quarter earnings call, according to a SeekingAlpha transcript:"There are billions of people worldwide who do not yet use Snapchat.
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The Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door just went to the Nürburgring Nordschleife — the ultimate forum of automotive bragging rights — and set a very fast lap time.Development engineer Demian Schaffert took an AMG GT63 S version around the 12.8-mile German racetrack in 7:25.41.Mercedes claims that’s a new record, but that’s where things get complicated.In 2017, the Jaguar XE SV Project 8 turned in a 7:21.23 lap.Like the AMG GT 4-Door, it’s a four-door production car.But Jaguar will only build 300 copies of the Project 8, and the car used for the record run was equipped with the optional track pack, which deletes the rear seats.
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Facebook wants to make YouTube-style monologue videos the new way for politicians to talk straight with their constituency.Today, Facebook launches Candidate Info, featuring thousands of direct-to-camera videos where federal, state, and local candidates introduce themselves and explain their top policy priority, qualifications, and biggest goal if they win office.Congress members including Elizabeth Warren (D – MA Senate), Scott Walker (R – WI Governor), and Beto O’Rourke (D – TX Senate) have already posted.Starting next week, these vidoes will start appearing to potential constituents in the News Feed.Facebook tells me these videos will make it easier for people to learn about and compare different candidates.
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Facebook today unveiled a redesigned Facebook Messenger (version 4, apparently) that attempts to simplify the user interface for its 1.3 billion monthly active users.If you don’t get the new look immediately, don’t fret — Messenger 4 is rolling out globally “over the coming weeks.”This redesign kicked off about a year ago — Loredana Crisan, Facebook director of product design, told VentureBeat that the work first began last fall.In January, Facebook promised to “massively” simplify Messenger sometime this year.“While we raced to build these new features, the app became too cluttered,” said Facebook Messenger chief David Marcus at the time.“Expect to see us invest in massively simplifying and streamlining Messenger this year.”
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