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Oscar Pistorius prison sentence is more than doubled

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The state appealed the culpable homicide conviction, and it was later replaced with murder by the SCA in 2016. During the trial, Pistorius maintained that he had no intention of murdering his girlfriend. Pistorius shot Steenkamp in the early hours of Valentine's Day in 2013. Previously a role model for disabled people worldwide, Pistorius was released from jail in 2015 after serving one year of a five-year term for culpable homicide - the equivalent of manslaughter. Read More »

Razer Phone Goes Up For Pre-order In Singapore

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Starting today, customers in Singapore will be able to pre-order the Razer Phone through Singtel . When the device was released, many were pleasantly surprised with Razer's offering. Moreover, the upcoming software update will also bring some new features to the camera app. A bit later, Razer plans to implement an "instazoom button" which will help users zoom in more easily when using the telephoto lens. Read More »

Here's what happened when AI drones raced against a world-class human pilot

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The space agency took on pilot Ken Loo on a specially designed course using three objective built drones named Batman, Joker and Nightwing in a project funded by Google . As a result, the AI drones flew more cautiously than Loo's ones, but consistently. He achieved higher top speeds with impressive aerial maneuvers, cutting down his overall times. Read More »

Gujarat also bans release of 'Padmavati'

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The court observed that the censor board has not awarded a certificate yet to the film and that is why it would not interfere with the work being done by the CBFC. We respect their feelings and with elections on the anvil, the state government does not want any controversy. This has been followed by the violent protests by a Rajasthan-based Rajput group, Shri Rajput Karni Sena. Read More »

Honor 8 Lite receives a price cut of ₹2000 in India

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The price cut is applicable to both the colour options like Black and Blue. As we mentioned, the Honor 8 Lite was launched back in May. Unlike the Honor 8, the Honor 8 Lite doesn't sport a dual-camera setup. Hardware wise, the Honor 8 Lite has similar specifications as the Honor 6X. Launched in April, the Honor 8 Lite comes with a glass and metal design while also sporting a 5.2-inch full-HD display. Read More »

Be thankful every day

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Writing in the journal Personal Relationships, the authors said: "Men and women with grateful partners felt more connected to the partner and more satisfied with the romantic relationship". My daughter was born early this year and I've had two fights following her birth which I won and even got a fight of the night bonus. Gavin is also thankful for his education, in particular for his teachers. Read More »

Marvel Heroes Developer Gazillion Reportedly Shut Down, Game to Close Early

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This news came at a surprising time, as the game just relaunched and landed on Xbox One and PS4. According to the outlet, the employee disclosed the tip the same day that he was terminated for Gazilllion was being shut down. With the game reportedly being "sunset", some consumers have been seeking refunds for the in-game purchases they made. Employees are not paid out PTO, severance, and medical insurance in ending in 8 days. Read More »

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is free right now

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Players will fight the Nazis in iconic locations such as small-town Roswell, New Mexico, quarantined New Orleans, and a post-nuclear Manhattan. If you like a mix of horror, open world and shooting stuff in general, it's hard to go past this trio: Assassin's Creed: Origins , Wolfenstein 2 and The Evil Within 2 . Read More »

EBay has the best Xbox One S Black Friday deal out there

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Alongside dropping the price of PlayStation Plus by 25%, Sony is also offering up some big savings on this year's big PS4 big releases. Sony's Black Friday sales have officially kicked off, and there are already a ton of great discounts on consoles, PlayStation VR headsets and games available through November 27. Read More »

Xiaomi teases 'Desh ka Smartphone'; entry level device expected

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But unlike Reliance, Xiaomi is expected to launch a smartphone instead of a feature phone. Taking this into account, we assume that the device will be a budget-oriented smartphone for the Indian mobile market. To recall, Xiaomi Redmi 5A smartphone was launched in China last month at 599 Yuan which is approximately Rs 5,884. Based on the Jain's messages it is highly likely the new smartphone would be the Redmi 5A, but we're not sure on the information though. Read More »

The darker side of a world that gets brighter every year

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Artificial Lights Increasing "Loss of Night", Especially in Some Nations: In a long-term, high-resolution global analysis of night light emissions, researchers report that the artificially lit surface of our planet is still growing - in both size and brightness - in most countries. Read More »

Uber is facing yet another irate United Kingdom regulator after hack

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Attorneys general offices in at least six US states along with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have announced they are looking into the matter. Uber said earlier this month it had struck an agreement to allow Japan's SoftBank Group (9984.T) to invest up to $10 billion, most of it by buying shares from existing investors. Read More »

First encounter with interstellar object baffles scientists

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NASA has released a video showing an artist's concept of the object. "It is exciting to think that the brief visit by 'Oumuamua gave us the opportunity to do the first characterization of a sample from another solar system", says Meech. The asteroid was named "Oumuamua". As it has been careening through space for eons, its surface is reddish, an indication that it has been exposed to high-energy cosmic rays for millions (or maybe even billions) of years. Read More »

Jason Momoa Believes Justice League Is Great

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Slight spoiler follows for the Justice League movie regarding Jason Momoa's Aquaman and Amber Heard's Mera. "Now obviously, that's a positive place, and I'm not only interested in the positive". "[Fans] might be like, "Why is he that grumpy? I don't think that's useful; it doesn't help". Of course, we don't know how he plans to have underwater conversations, but air bubbles are definitely out. Read More »

Volvo XC40 Production Begins

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Volvo steps into a new era today with production of the new Volvo XC40 starting up. The XC40 is Volvo's first small SUV, moving the company into what has quickly become the most competitive area of the market at the moment. The XC40 will ride on Volvo's new modular small auto platform, dubbed Compact Modular Architecture (CMA), which will also support all upcoming 40-series cars. Read More »

Vodafone Announces New Rs 199 Plan to Counter Reliance Jio

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But then, the 1GB of data is for 28 days. WiFi Dabba has total three data plans as of now. India's second largest telecommunication service provider Vodafone is also offering unlimited calls benefit in Rs 348 bonus card. Jio puts Fair Usage Policy (FUP) of 0.15GB per day. Vodafone ToS states that users can't make calls to more than 300 unique numbers in a 7-day period. Read More »

Previous Evidence of Water on Mars Now Identified as Grainflows

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Thousands of RSL have been found on Mars , previously thought to be evidence of unexpected liquid water or brine flow. Instead, the 151 RSL examined by the study authors all end on similar slopes despite very different lengths. A 2016 report also cast doubt on possible sources of underground water at RSL sites. The research team hasn't dashed all hopes of water being present however as it may be limited to traces of dissolved moisture from the atmosphere and thin films of water. Read More »

Renders By Case Manufacturer Provide Early Look Into Galaxy S9's Design

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And the publication cites that they've verified these renders with other sources of them, and claim the renders as accurate. Thanks to the smartphone accessory maker Ghostek , we can somewhat see how the Galaxy S9 will appear. The phone is also believed to arrive with a vertical dual-lens camera just above the fingerprint reader. The design is still computer renders, but it is based on information from the factory where the phones are being made. Read More »

Tencent bringing top game to China with edits

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Tencent's localization will provide "healthy, positive cultural and value guidance", specifically for underage players. For any company able to get its hands on the game in the country, it stands to be a lucrative venture. The game, which has amassed a considerable following across the globe, represents a massive point for monetization and continued play for years to come. Read More »

Google's announced its Google Play Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals

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A specific Google Play's Holiday Hub is available to detail all the new deals under one roof for the markets where the Cyber Week is celebrated on a mass level. You will also find discounts on hundreds of apps, up to 50% off. You can get up to 50 percent off movies, and 25 percent off one season of a TV show. Read More »

The OnePlus 5T is the company's fastest-selling smartphone ever

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Removing OnePlus 5 of production does not mean that a cell phone will not work: on the contrary, not all copies are sold out, and very soon the price will collapse, which will make it the most affordable flagship in 2017 on the market. OnePlus 5T is not much different from the OnePlus 5 in terms of design. OnePlus 5T comes in two variants - 64GB storage variant with 6GB of RAM, priced at Rs 32,999, and 128GB internal storage paired with 8GB RAM, priced at Rs 37,999. Read More »

DSS, NIA operatives block EFCC from arresting Ekpenyong Ita

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He said the commission has concrete evidence against the former DSS and NIA heads. EFCC officials and mobile policemen numbering over 50 reportedly arrived outside Ita's home around 11 AM with an arrest warrant. "I am telling you, nobody is above the law". Following the recent sack of Oke, THISDAY gathered that the EFCC made a second attempt to arrest him at his Asokoro residence Tuesday but the move was also thwarted by the DSS. Read More »

Ryan case: Pinto family gets anticipatory bail Punjab and Haryana HC

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A Gurgaon civil court granted bail to Kumar on a bond of ₹50,000 on Tuesday. The Punjab and Haryana High Court today granted conditional anticipatory bail to the Pinto family, owners of the Ryan International chain of schools. Kumar's uncle Omprakash Chopra was summoned by CBI on Tuesday, after an audio clip, purportedly of him talking to a family member of the juvenile suspect, was circulated on messenger platforms. Read More »

The best PS4 Black Friday deals 2017

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For Destiny 2 and Assassin's Creed: Origins , we highly suggest you sit back and wait for Wednesday night, as many of these games will be 50% off or more come Thanksgiving (er we mean Black Friday ). With 4K gaming now a thing that Sony and Microsoft are pushing with their PS4 Pro and Xbox One X consoles, and PCs more than capable of running games in 4K, you might be thinking about buying a massive new 4K TV . Read More »

Amazing Black Friday Fire deals

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In fact, there are several purchase you may want to skip completely on Black Friday. Here are the best Nintendo Switch Black Friday deals we can find. You can save an additional 15 percent or score a BOGO later by not making a gift card purchase on Black Friday. Top Walmart Black Friday 2017 Deals Tracker The Walmart Black Friday 2017 sale is bigger than ever. Read More »

World of Final Fantasy is coming to Android this year

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Named Meli-Melo, the game retains the focus on creatures known as "Mirages" and the crossover component with other Final Fantasy games, that was already present in the 2016 game released on PS4 and PSVita and recently ported to PC , as well as the characteristic chibi-artstyle, making it ideal for the younger audiences. Read More »

Belgium says loot boxes are gambling, wants to ban them

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The answer is yes. The Gaming Commission said in the ruling: "The mixing of money and addiction is gambling". Belgium's Minister of Justice Koen Geens also weighed in, saying, "Mixing gambling and gaming, especially at a young age, is risky for the mental health of the child". Read More »

Tesla unveiled a prototype of a revolutionary powerful electric cars

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Earlier this year, Musk said that the company would be in "manufacturing hell", and that's exactly what it has turned in to. Walmart and Loblaw had followed a lead by USA trucking firm JB Hunt to order a number Tesla Semi trucks . He also decries the absence of several mirrors, like the ones mounted on the nose of the truck, saying most rigs have a very large number of them scattered allover. Read More »

Battlefield 1: Turning Tides DLC Release Date Announced

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It looks like you'll be able to jump in on December 11 if you're a premium member, while everyone else will have to wait an additional two weeks. Alongside the two new maps, a new class called The Infiltrator will be released, six new weapons (including two new melee weapons) will arrive, as well as the L-Class Destroyer Ship. Read More »

Dragon Ball FighterZ Details Adult Gohan, Kid Buu, Gotenks & Arcade Mode

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The trailer shows off the character being the cheeky little brat fans know and love, showcasing his iconic Super Ghost Kamikaze and Ultra Volleyball Attacks as well as his transformations all the way to Super Saiyan 3. " Gohan (Adult) can change the outcome of the fight by unleashing his ultimate ability mid-game to unlock his true power!" You collect Zeni points as you play battles and use them to unlock alternative colours for the playable characters and buy items from the in-game shop. Read More »

Venom looks fantastic in Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite, due December 5

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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite is now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC! With the unique ability to perform evasive maneuvers, catching Black Widow will not be easy. These upcoming characters will join previous DLC additions Black Panther, Monster Hunter and Sigma, alongside each of the six character's premium costumes. Read More »