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Amateur astronomer snaps before and after pics of exploding star

An amateur astronomer called Victor Buso from Argentina was snapping pictures of the cosmos with a new camera and telescope. The subject of his images was a distant galaxy called NGC 613 about 80 million light-years from Earth. The images the astronomer snapped showed something that is very rare and a first for any astronomer.

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Super Mario Odyssey DLC adds Luigi, outfits, filters

Nintendo may have once been chided for being slow to move, but now it’s doing things right on schedule. As promised last month, one of the platform’s most successful games is getting an update today

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Audi V2I toll payment tech integration arrives in select models this year

Audi has announced in-vehicle toll tech that’ll make commuting easier for frequent travelers.

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Pentax K-1 Mark II full-frame DSLR improves low-light performance

Ricoh has introduced the Pentax K-1 Mark II, the newest flagship in its K-Series lineup. This model offers the same 35mm Full Frame sensor as the first generation, but improves certain features including low-light performance. The Mark II model is rugged and weather-resistant, sporting a compact body, a 36.4-megapixel sensor, high-grade dust removal, and more.

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Tinder login vulnerability gave access using only user’s phone number

A major Tinder security vulnerability has been revealed by Appsecure security researchers. The issue left Tinder accounts potentially exposed to infiltrators by only requiring a phone number to log in. This was due to issues with the Facebook API and the Tinder app’s login process, both of which have already been fixed

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Google uses AI to place ads across the internet

Google's ubiquitous AdSense ads are already heavily automated by their nature (they're targeted based on a look at a site's content), but it's taking that hands-off approach one step further. The search firm has officially launched Auto Ads, a syste...

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2019 Audi RS5 pricing and packages revealed

Today we’ve learned the starting price of the 2019 Audi RS5 as well as pricing for a number of optional packages.

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YouTube’s trending section shows it has a fake news problem, too

In discussions of the ongoing battle over fake news, we often hear Facebook and Google criticized for playing a hand in spreading false information. And while both have made efforts recently to stem the spread of misinformation on their platforms, th...

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR tech made for wireless headsets

Mobile virtual reality before Qualcomm’s newest line of VR hardware made for a fairly decent experience. Samsung had their VR headset that worked with Galaxy S and Note devices, and Google brought the first wave in with Cardboard, Daydream, and so on. But now it’s time to get serious about processor action

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Ads on the Web: it’s time to make a change

Google has just recently implemented a rather hard-handed change in its Chrome web browser that would effectively remove many of the most annoying ads on the Web. Some hail it as a huge step forward in ad control, others bemoan Google’s self-serving interests on the matter.

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