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Microsoft beats second-quarter revenue estimates on cloud growth

Microsoft beats second-quarter revenue estimates on cloud growth

That's bolstered by a 30 percent gain in server products and cloud services, along with a 62 percent increase in Azure revenue . "We did have good usage, which matters a ton to that number", Hood t...

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PETA says retire Punxsutawney Phil, use animatronic groundhog instead

PETA says retire Punxsutawney Phil, use animatronic groundhog instead

Every year on February 2, the infamous groundhog is removed from his hole and held up to see if he has a shadow, thus predicting what the next six weeks of weather will hold. "When Phil is dragged out...

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AMD will introduce new GPUs with next-gen architecture this year

We interpreted this as meaning the Navi refresh will consist of cards based on the next-gen RDNA architecture, but due to reports of both Navi refresh cards and a new lineup of cards based on next-g...

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British Airways suspends China flights over coronavirus outbreak

British Airways suspends China flights over coronavirus outbreak

The announcements follow a decision by United Airlines Holdings Inc on Tuesday to suspend 24 US flights to Beijing , Hong Kong and Shanghai due to a sharp drop in demand. Many countries have begu...

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Putin pardons U.S.-Israeli woman jailed in Russian Federation on drug charges

Putin pardons U.S.-Israeli woman jailed in Russian Federation on drug charges

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked his "friend" Mr Putin for the decision to pardon Issachar. The 26-year-old backpacker was arrested in April at a Moscow airport after Russian au...

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Tennessee man arrested for smoking marijuana in courtroom

Tennessee man arrested for smoking marijuana in courtroom

An inmate lit a marijuana joint while appearing before a judge in a Tennessee court on Monday. He was subsequently taken into custody and charged with disorderly conduct and another count of simpl...

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Dylann Roof appeals death sentence for massacre at South Carolina black church

Dylann Roof appeals death sentence for massacre at South Carolina black church

In a 321-page motion filed with the 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals, the attorneys wrote that the federal trial court "clearly erred in finding Roof competent to stand trial and sentencing, and it vio...

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BBC to axe hundreds of jobs including on Newsnight and 5 Live

The BBC said it would cancel one of its flagship programs, and reduce the number of films produced for Newsnight , its late evening daily news show. So nine jobs in Salford. Other jobs will be lo...

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British Airways suspends direct flights to China on virus fears

The official casualty count as of 11:30 a.m. Hong Kong time Wednesday came to 6,061 cases and 132 deaths (all inside China). The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday advised people to refrain from t...

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Syrian army 'recaptures' key town from opposition

Syrian army 'recaptures' key town from opposition

Maaret al-Numan, which is almost deserted after months of bombardment, lies on the M5 highway linking Damascus to Syria's second city Aleppo, a main artery coveted by the regime as it tries to rekindl...

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IOS 13.3.1 and iPadOS 13.3.1: What’s New

IOS 13.3.1 and iPadOS 13.3.1: What’s New

In December 2019, Brian Krebs reported that even with location services disabled for all system services and applications, the new iPhone 11 would still occasionally check for a user's locatio...

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Coronavirus: 400 Australian Citizens Register To Be Freed From Wuhan

Coronavirus: 400 Australian Citizens Register To Be Freed From Wuhan

Mr Morrison said the government has a limited window to implement the plan, which remains complicated and subject to approval from China . "I want to stress that we can not give a guarantee that th...

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Trump signs USMCA trade deal with Mexico, Canada

Trump signs USMCA trade deal with Mexico, Canada

Trump, on trial in the U.S. Senate on charges of abusing power and obstructing Congress, welcomed Republican senators at the South Lawn event by name. Guests invited to the South Lawn signing include ...

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"Our Rights Are Not for Sale": Palestinians Reject Trump's Middle East Plan

Offer a path to some form of Palestinian statehood but with no army, and overarching Israeli security control in some areas, including over the sea. "If the Palestinian Authority fulfills all its obli...

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Los Angeles high-rise building catches fire

Los Angeles high-rise building catches fire

The man was contemplating jumping before firefighters talked him out of it and pulled him to safety. A fire that erupted on the 11th floor of the same apartment building in 2013 displaced up to 15...

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Gardaí Question Mother Of Children Who Died In Newcastle

Gardaí Question Mother Of Children Who Died In Newcastle

The mother, who was found by a taxi driver disoriented and wondering the streets, has been receiving medical treatment in hospital following the incident. "The future has now become our enemy but we w...

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Kobe Bryant once took Vanessa on romantic helicopter ride for Valentine's Day

After receiving praise from Ellen for her thoughtful and pertinent tribute, the duo discussed Alicia's upcoming album Alicia, which the "Girl on Fire" singer admitted is her most personal album to d...

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Microsoft releases update to fix Explorer problems in Windows 10

Microsoft releases update to fix Explorer problems in Windows 10

While Windows 10 version 1903 keeps leading the Windows 10 ecosystem, the adoption of Windows 10 November 2019 Update (version 1909) keeps improving as well, so it's now holding a 15.2 percent sha...

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Officer charged with murder after killing handcuffed suspect, PD says

Officer charged with murder after killing handcuffed suspect, PD says

Stawinski announced on Tuesday that the officer who fatally shot Michael Green, a suspect who was handcuffed and in custody on Monday night has been charged with murder. Investigators are looking f...

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Manchin: Hunter Biden is a Relevant Witness

Manchin: Hunter Biden is a Relevant Witness

Manchin said senators should not be able to go home and think, "Well I protect one and [was] afraid of the other". "I don't have a problem there because this is why we are where we are", Manchin said....

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Garda shot at close range never had a chance, court hears

Garda shot at close range never had a chance, court hears

The 27-year-old also denies a charge of robbery at the same location on the same date. The accused, of New Road, Crossmaglen , Co Armagh, has pleaded not guilty to both charges. Within 58 seconds, ...

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Powerful Quake Rocks Caribbean, No Tsunami Expected

Powerful Quake Rocks Caribbean, No Tsunami Expected

Several additional earthquakes have shaken the region in the hours following the natural disaster, including a 4.5 and 4.9 magnitude tremor located 71 kilometers (44 miles) southeast of the Cayman...

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Donald Trump Hosts a Campaign Rally in Wildwood, New Jersey

Donald Trump Hosts a Campaign Rally in Wildwood, New Jersey

But Trump's proposal was about more than how the plan would play out in the troubled region. Trump's strong pro-Israel position has brought him support from Zionist Jews and evangelical Christians. ...

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Atari to Open Video Game-Themed Hotels in the US

Atari to Open Video Game-Themed Hotels in the US

They now have plans to build seven more afterward, set in locations such as Seattle, Las Vegas, and Chicago. "Together we'll build a space that will be much more than just a place to stay", said Fred ...

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Britain Will Become 'Global, Trail-Blazing Country' after Brexit

Britain Will Become 'Global, Trail-Blazing Country' after Brexit

The European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has warned that the UK's access to the single market would be weakened if it diverged from Brussels' rules. "It's a momentous moment", said Brexi...

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Google could add call recording to its Android Phone app

Google could add call recording to its Android Phone app

This does not happen with third-party applications on Google Play, which record all calls automatically. To begin with, real-time transcription in Google Translate will only work with live spoken wo...

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Facebook's 'Clear History' Tool Is Finally Here for Everyone

Facebook's 'Clear History' Tool Is Finally Here for Everyone

We all know Facebook tracks what you do while using its apps and website, but the social media monolith also collects data from third-party apps, services, and websites, even when you're not using...

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Holocaust survivors lay wreathes at Auschwitz to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust survivors lay wreathes at Auschwitz to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Poland's President Duda boycotted the Jerusalem forum after he was denied the opportunity to speak there while Russian President Vladimir Putin was given the floor, despite having earlier falsely acc...

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Authorities: Florida boy, 9, stabs younger sister with knife

Authorities: Florida boy, 9, stabs younger sister with knife

She needed to check the mail and wanted to get them some candy from a neighbor. Upon arrival it was discovered that a 5-year-old victim had received multiple stab wounds inside the apartment. Accord...

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Tsunami warning issued after powerful quake in the Caribbean

According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre, waves of up to 3.5 metres in height could be possible on the coasts of Cuba, Honduras, Mexico, Jamaica, Belize, and the Caymans. It's not immediately c...

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