• How to watch Samsung launch event online

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    Boasting some of the largest wrap-around screens ever made, the long-awaited S8 is the South Korean tech giant's first new premium phone since the Note 7 debacle in October, which wiped out US$5.48 billion of profit and helped Apple overtake Samsung as the world's top smartphone maker in the fourth quarter.
  • NBC to show Olympics live across USA for 1st time

    NBC to show Olympics live across USA for 1st time

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    A " Primetime Plus " program, consisting of live continuing coverage from PyeongChang will follow after that the Primetime programming will be replayed. Live viewers are more likely to sit through commercials. NBC brought in more than $800 million in ad sales for the Sochi Olympics. Streaming of live video of Olympic action on NBC's apps reached 2.7 billion minutes, almost double the amount for all previous Games.
  • Earth Hour plunges homes, landmarks and DIA into darkness

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    Lights were been switched off for an hour between 7:30pm and 8:30pm on Saturday to draw public attention towards climate change. When asked if Earth Hour connects with Carrboro's values, Zucchino said that if there's one place in the whole state he would predict an event like this to occur, it would be Chapel Hill and Carrboro.
  • Destiny 2 poster leaks with release date; Suggests beta details

    Destiny 2 poster leaks with release date; Suggests beta details

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    According to Jason Schreier of Kotaku , the leaked photo of Bungie's latest game is legitimate and its expected for the company to make an announcement about the game soon. This should include details on the beta and how fans should be able to join. Another image also seems to indicate that the game will have some sort of Beta as well.
  • Gunshots fired in burglary of store at Bellagio in Las Vegas

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    Police are investigating after an armed robbery at the Bellagio, one of the most famous hotels on the Las Vegas strip. An investigation is still being conducted. Carlos Hank said the men were wearing suits and at least one had on a pig mask. One woman caught up in the incident tweeted: "Mass panic at Bellagio.
  • Finish Line: Look Out Below!!!

    Finish Line: Look Out Below!!!

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    The company said that it had $0.50 in earnings per share (EPS) and $557.5 million in revenue. Analysts estimated $-0.18/share for the previous Quarter, where Finish Line Inc . The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, February 22nd. Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance.
  • Global sea ice at minimum as Antarctic and Arctic smash record lows

    Global sea ice at minimum as Antarctic and Arctic smash record lows

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    The recent string of record-low winter maximums could be a sign that the large summer losses are starting to show up more in other seasons, with an increasingly delayed fall freeze-up that leaves less time for sea ice to accumulate in winter, Julienne Stroeve, an NSIDC scientist and University College London professor, previously said.
  • Malcolm Butler Set to Visit With New Orleans Saints

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    According to the Associated Press, Butler is scheduled to meet with the New Orleans Saints on Thursday , with Ian Rapoport reporting that it's more than just a discussion to explore the cornerback's options. That means it's fair to assume Cooks will be targeted more often on more efficient routes in an offense that, well, like he said, allows "guys do a bunch of different things".
  • Senate just voted to sell your data without consent

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    Here are three reasons why the House of Representatives should vote no to overturning the FCC rules . Democratic Senator Bill Nelson, however, called the CRA a "blunt congressional instrument" that will "wipe out thoughtful rules" aimed at safeguarding consumer privacy.
  • Instagram will start blurring 'sensitive' photos in your feed

    Instagram will start blurring 'sensitive' photos in your feed

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    In its latest update, Instagram has introduced a new " Sensitive Content " screen to prompt users to pause and approve before viewing heavily reported content. As for two-factor authentication, users who elect to enable this security feature will have to provide an additional code from their smartphone every time they log in.
  • Pharmacy owner convicted of racketeering, acquitted of murder

    Pharmacy owner convicted of racketeering, acquitted of murder

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    The US Justice Department noted in 2014 that the murder charges do "not require the government to prove Cadden and supervisory pharmacist, Glenn A. Chin had specific intent to kill the 25 patients, but rather that (they) acted with extreme indifference to human life".