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Thousands attend girl's quinceañera in Mexico after father's invite goes viral

Prior to the event, the girl's father, who organized the party, had vowed not to turn anyone away, but admitted that the invite-which was accepted online by 1.2 million people-had been intended largely for neighbors and friends. "This is something we weren't expecting". But Rubi's " quinceanera " party - held in a large field in Villa de Guadalupe in San Luis Potosi state - took the phenomenon to a whole new level after the invitation became an Internet sensation. Read More

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Tunisian suspect's fingerprints found in Berlin truck

Tunisian suspect's fingerprints found in Berlin truck

Police initially detained a suspect in connection with the attack, but later released the man due to a lack of evidence. "I ask him to turn himself in to the police". Police say that a suspect's 24/7 phone and personal surveillance requires a rotating team of up to two dozen officers. German security services say they are keeping an eye on some 540 radical Islamists they consider potentially risky. Read More

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You Can Now Add Stickers to Instagram Posts

You Can Now Add Stickers to Instagram Posts

Instagram Stories is one of many social platforms trying to take the limelight away from the popular "new" kid on the block, Snapchat . Simply tap the record button once to begin a video, and again to stop it. You can add as much text to your photo or video as you'd like-simply keep tapping the text button to add more. You can customize the stickers somewhat so that they look different from other posts by moving them around, resizing them, making them subtle or vibrant. Read More

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Samsung Set to Invest More in AR as well as VR

However, Samsung will need more than the viral success of Snap Inc's Spectacles, if it's to convince the general public to wear an augmented reality headset on a daily basis. At best, this will help Samsung to maintain its sustainability. Samsung has also promised to release a phone that's able to support Daydream, Google's bumped up VR platform after Cardboard. Read More

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Top Republicans back probe into Russian hacking in USA election

But it's all about the larger issue about the cyber threat we face from Russia, China and other countries. Trump repeated his rejection of Central Intelligence Agency conclusions, reported in U.S. "It could be someone sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pounds". Trump, along with a number of Republican leaders, have attempted to taper the fallout from this report in recent days, going as far as to suggest Democrats are intentionally leaking information in an effort to delegitimize Trump's ... Read More

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Nokia D1C maybe priced at Rs 10000

HMD is also pinning its expectations on Android, the mobile operating system developed by Google that is now used by 86 percent of the world's smartphones. The entry of Nokia Android Phones can assure the customers that they would get quality devices with best specs and reasonable price. If it will be a smartphone, some leaks are pointing to two variants - either a 5-inch or 5.5-inch display powered by a midrange chipset in the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430. Read More

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Google, Facebook and Samsung form Global Virtual Reality Association

The goal of the Global Virtual Reality Association is to promote responsible development and adoption of VR globally. So far the organisation has been joined by Samsung (makers of the Gear VR ), HTC (who produce the HTC Vive), Oculus (Oculus Rift ), Sony Interactive Entertainment (PlayStation VR), Google (Google Daydream ), and Acer Starbreeze (StarVR ), which covers most of the big players in the market. Read More

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Samsung to disable Galaxy Note 7 phones in U.S. via software update

Samsung to disable Galaxy Note 7 phones in U.S. via software update

Recently Samsung has been testing out Android Nougat for its current flagships, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, but now, those tests are based on Android 7.0. Verizon , a major USA carrier, has refused to participate in the update , claiming that it would create additional problems for users. The update coincides with a move by Samsung to place "functional limitations" on battery charging, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth in Canada , as well as restrict access to any Canadian cellular network. Read More

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Phone Calls Allowed On Board Under Proposed Plan

Phone Calls Allowed On Board Under Proposed Plan

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx in a news release Thursday. American referred questions to the trade group. After the FCC's proposed rule in December 2013, that if adopted would make it possible for aircraft operators to permit passengers to make or receive mobile calls onboard , the DOT floated in 2014 an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) regarding the use of mobile wireless devices for voice calls on board. Read More

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US Marine pilot ejects from jet in Japan; search underway

US Marine pilot ejects from jet in Japan; search underway

The status of the pilot's condition is unknown. Initial efforts to locate Frederick on Wednesday proved unsuccessful leading US and Japanese officials to broaden the search radius and increase the number of search assets. "The bilateral search and rescue efforts continued through the night with the USA military working closely with" Japan's Self-Defense Forces, it added. Read More

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Pearl Harbor Veteran Honored in Tri-Cities

The day after the Pearl Harbor attack, the United States declared war on Japan. Schlingman passed away earlier this year. At that time, she was in school as part of her training for the U.S. Obama says he and first lady Michelle Obama join Americans in "remembering those who gave their lives" on December 7, 1941. Born in Lowndes County and raised in Montgomery, Davis joined the U.S. Read More

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Automata Release Date Confirmed, Special Edition Detailed — NieR

Automata Release Date Confirmed, Special Edition Detailed — NieR

The game is basically a sequel to the action-RPG NieR , which is a semi-sequel to the first Drakengard game. Fans didn't need to be told twice, and started asking Square Enix representatives about the matter. The " NieR: Automata " Black Box Edition has a sleek black Collector's Edition box housing that contains several goodies. NieR: Automata will be released for the PlayStation 4 on March 7, 2017. Read More

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Pebble Is Closing Shop & Will Be Transitioning To Fitbit

Pebble Is Closing Shop & Will Be Transitioning To Fitbit

Despite the launch of the Pebble 2 this fall, the company had to lay off 25 percent of its workforce in March. Fitbit is rumored to buy Pebble, and Pebble fans have every reason to be upset. The Pebble 2, meanwhile, is already shipping to backers. A few days ago we told you fitness band maker Fitbit is looking to buy budget smartwatch maker, Pebble . Read More

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Number of Netflix Original Series will Double in 2017

Number of Netflix Original Series will Double in 2017

Also scheduled by Netflix for 2017 is an original movie entitled "The Discovery". Moonves said the proliferation of original content on Netflix led to a substantial increase in actors' and writers' salaries. Mr Sarandos added that it will not be falling into the "trap" of taking on many more projects like that. That's a movie you'll be able to see on Netflix the day it comes out. Read More

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