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10-22-2018 Politics
Sometimes Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones don’t save photos

It is a well-known fact that Google’s Pixel smartphones offer a great camera experience. A combination of hardware and software generates really good photos. That’s also the case with the latest Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, though we’ll tell you more about that in our full review. Until then, however, we’re hearing reports of an issue that has happened on previous Pixel phones, and that’s apparently there on the new ones as well. Khashoggi, a Saudi-born columnist and U.S. resident and wrote for The Washington Post, was last seen entering the

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TOP  Source: The Hill

10-22-2018 Society
Hundreds of migrants in U.S.-bound caravan cross Mexico-Guatemala border

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala -- A U.S.-bound caravan that once totaled more than 3,000 Central American migrants looked to be about a third that size Saturday morning, when its remaining members woke up on a bridge that divides the borders of Guatemala and Mexico and waited to get past a crossing guarded by hundreds of Mexican federal police. Hundreds of migrants have already crossed, some legally, some not. It's unclear whether any have simply turned back. Members of the migrant caravan burst through

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TOP  Source: CBS News

10-22-2018 Entertainment
'Fantastic Beasts': JK Rowling Teases What's Next for Harry Potter Prequel Series

With Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald set to release in November, writer JK Rowling is offering some early hints about where the Harry Potter prequel series could go next. For starters, Rowling assures fans that she has a roadmap in place for where these characters are going and that there may be a surprising and familiar character in the next release. “As with the H

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TOP  Source: Comicboook

10-22-2018 Science&Technology
Study: European Commission launches online tool to measure how well Europe and Asia are connected

On 19 October 2018, as a deliverable of the 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit in Brussels, the European Commission has presented the ASEM Sustainable Connectivity Portal - an online tool offering a wealth of data on the political, economic and social relationship between the two continents. The ASEM Sustainable Connectivity Portal, together with an accompanying report, offers insights into the state of connectivity between 30 European countries, 19 Asian countries, Australia and New Zealan

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TOP  Source: Tech Times

10-22-2018 Science&Technology
Ariane 5 launches two satellites on 7-year voyage to Mercury

A powerful European Ariane 5 rocket blasted off from French Guiana late Friday and boosted a pair of satellites into space for a seven-year plunge into the inner solar system, a voyage requiring seven planetary flybys to slow down enough in the sun’s gravitational clutches to slip into orbit around hellish Mercury. The $1.9 billion BepiColombo project is only the second, after NASA’s MESSENGER mission, to attempt putting a spacecraft into orbit around the solar system’s innermost planet, one of

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TOP  Source: Spaceflight Now

10-22-2018 Cars
Tesla is rolling out a cheaper, mid-range Model 3

Tesla is now offering a new, cheaper mid-range battery version of the Model 3 that starts at $45,000 before federal tax incentives. CEO Elon Musk announced the new variant, which has an estimated battery range of 260 miles, via Twitter. The company’s website has already been updated. Customers in the U.S. can order the mid-range version as of today and it will soon be offered in Canada as well. Musk tweeted that the mid-range Tesla Model 3 costs $35,000 after federal and state tax rebates in

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TOP  Source: Tech Crunch

10-22-2018 Science&Technology
3D-Printed Guns Have 'Fingerprints': 'PrinTracker' May Help Forensic Investigators

Law enforcement authorities may soon be able to trace 3D printed guns to the machine it came from. A new study led by University of Buffalo (UB) has discovered a method, called 'PrinTracker' that could help forensic investigators trace 3D-printed guns and counterfeit goods to the 3D printer that made them. 3D printing has many uses. However, it's also a counterfeiter's dream, worries lead author Wenyao Xu, PhD, associate professor of computer science and engineering in UB's School of Engineeri

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TOP  Source: Tech Times

10-20-2018 Science&Technology
Yet another report suggests this year’s iPad Pro refresh will drop Lightning for USB-C

Apple earlier today officially confirmed its upcoming special event for October 30th. At the event, the company is expected to unveil new Macs, as well as a new iPad Pro with USB-C instead of Lightning. This evening, supply chain blog Macotakara is out with its own report, again suggesting USB-C for the iPad Pro. Previously, reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo had suggested th

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TOP   Source: 9to5Mac

10-20-2018 Science&Technology
One of the Pixel 3 XL's front-facing speakers is (much) louder than the other

Earlier today we reported that Google's latest Pixels had some low audio quality when recording videos, but that isn't the only issue to have appeared since the pair of phones launched. There are also widespread reports that the Pixel 3 XL's two stereo front-facing speakers have drastically different volumes. According to a statement made by Google on Reddit, this profound difference in sound balance is intentional.