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Research House Education Committee Passes Teacher Raises
Author: 0 House Education Committee Passes Teacher Raises

SANTA FE- Today, a bill to raise pay for New Mexico teachers passed the House Education Committee and now heads to the House Floor. A conference committee of six leading lawmakers from the House and Senate agreed to a compromise that adjusts spending on road maintenance, highway restroom upkeep, school district reimbursements and subsidies for police hiring.

Research Steam's wishlist tool has had an overhaul
Author: 0 Steam's wishlist tool has had an overhaul

It's now possible to filter your list to show games discounted by a certain percetage, and there's the more generally useful option to only show titles that are currently on sale. The actual listings in the wishlist have also been bolstered with more information. First of all, various statuses will be displayed in the root wishlist list, including whether the game is in Early Access, what it's score rating is, and you'll be able to purchase without clicking through to the game page, too.

Research Bitcoin hinders the search for aliens
Author: 0 Bitcoin hinders the search for aliens

So it's not just gamers that are mad at the price of second hand and brand new cards, but the lack of stock of new cards is hurting more than just gamers, reaching into the scientific community. Across the world, the demand for GPUs has not only resulted in a bubble in the processor market, but a considerable shortage , leaving many of those who need them scrambling to find any.

Research Motorola launches Moto Z2 Force in India at Rs 34999
Author: 0 Motorola launches Moto Z2 Force in India at Rs 34999

Users can simply attach the 3,500mAh TurboPower pack MotoMod for extra battery life. Unlike its successor, the Moto Z2 Force sports 7000-series Aluminum body. Some questioned the authenticity of the leaks , especially since the phones appeared to have 18:9 displays, rather than the 16:9 screens previous Motorola phones have .

Research Monster Hunter World Probably Not Coming to Switch, According to Capcom President
Author: 0 Monster Hunter World Probably Not Coming to Switch, According to Capcom President

Unfortunately though, Tsujimoto said due to " various conditions " it would be quite hard, not only from a developing standpoint but as well as knowledge of user base. It's not like he's saying no, it can't be done, it's just that right now, Monster Hunter: World won't be ported to Nintendo's hybrid system. It's worth noting that Switch owners do have the option of playing Monster Hunter XX , but the future of the series on Nintendo's console is worth pondering over.

Research Google Chrome will block extremely disruptive ads starting today
Author: 0 Google Chrome will block extremely disruptive ads starting today

In April, news of Google's planned ad blocker was met with apprehension from publishers, who anxious that the technology would torpedo their ad-supported websites and services. "We've already seen more and more people express their discontent with annoying ads by installing ad blockers, but blocking all ads can hurt sites or advertisers who aren't doing anything disruptive", said Rahul Roy-Chowdhury, vice president of Chrome.

Research Windows 10: Here's how to get the latest apps before anyone else
Author: 0 Windows 10: Here's how to get the latest apps before anyone else

Likewise, Insiders who want to test out the next major update to Windows 10 can "skip ahead" and start playing with Microsoft's first Redstone 5 build , which is now available. It is possible that an enthusiast would benefit from the new power schema, it will be interesting to see the results once the update lands. A new UWP (Universal Windows Platform) File System Access feature grants users more control over which UWP apps can access a user's files.

Research Facebook Messenger Kids Now Available on Android's Google Playstore
Author: 0 Facebook Messenger Kids Now Available on Android's Google Playstore

They urged Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to pull the plug on the video chat app, citing research that suggests social media can have a detrimental impact on a child's healthy development in early life. It also helps that Facebook has designed Messenger Kids to be compliant with important child privacy laws like the US's Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

Research Is Peter Thiel quitting Facebook's board and moving to LA?
Author: 0 Is Peter Thiel quitting Facebook's board and moving to LA?

Late previous year, Thiel sold three-quarters of his remaining stake in the social network as part of a previously established trading plan, a regulatory filing showed . When Zuckerberg took the company public in 2012, Thiel sold 16.8 million shares at the IPO for about $640 million. "Silicon Valley is a one-party state", Thiel said at a recent debate about tech and politics at Stanford University with Reid Hoffman, fellow venture capitalist and PayPal Mafia member, and co-founder of ...

Research Austrian snowboarder breaks bone in neck after horror crash
Author: 0 Austrian snowboarder breaks bone in neck after horror crash

In a slow-motion video, his head snaps back and hits the ground before goggles fly off from his mask and he laid for a few moments on the ground. Schairer was still able to finish the race. This is not Schairer's first snowboarding injury, as according to his Olympic profile he has three others in his past. "In addition, the Vorarlberger pulled an elbow injury".

Research Google's Project Fi now offers data coverage in 170 countries
Author: 0 Google's Project Fi now offers data coverage in 170 countries

Today, Project Fi is adding more countries, while adding proactive travel alerts based on your emails. Project Fi will even send out a notification to let you know if you are covered by the MVNO when you are going out of the country. Depending on how you count, there's just under 200 countries in the world. If you're a Fi customer, you don't need to do anything to your account to enable global support - it's just there.

Author: 0 Google likely 'borrowing' iPhone X notch with upcoming Android update

This is also why we're seeing more companies start to develop apps that are catered towards such markets, where phones might not be as powerful and internet speeds might not be as fast. By embracing the iPhone X style notch design, Google is looking to make its presence felt in the flagship and premium segment. These partners can also tweak the software to their specific needs, so not all Android phones will have notches.

Research KGI Predicts Three New Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhones This Year
Author: 0 KGI Predicts Three New Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhones This Year

The 6.1-inch LCD iPhone will account for 50 per cent of all new iPhone models set to ship in the second half of 2018, Kuo said in his latest investor note . "A new iPhone X style device with improved internals, a larger "iPhone X Plus" with a 6.5-inch OLED display and the 6.1-inch LCD model", the report added.

Research Amazon's Alexa can now detect the voice of individual users in Canada
Author: 0 Amazon's Alexa can now detect the voice of individual users in Canada

Another way to set up a profile is using Alexa app on your phone. If able to recognise your voice, Alexa will respond with your name. Would you like to buy it?'. If that technology fails, customers are still required to "confirm a purchase" before it is ordered. Either way, the ASA says Amazon's not at fault as any erroneously detected spoken orders have to be actively confirmed by the buyer before a man drops the actual product off, so this minor modern inconvenience may continue.

Research Xiaomi to open co-owned stores in India as rules ease
Author: 0 Xiaomi to open co-owned stores in India as rules ease

The design hasn't changed anything significant, the overall looks are still of Redmi Note 4 , but it feels better than before. A huge battery is another plus for the Redmi Note 5 , and it's good to see the headphone jack still there. The primary camera on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with electronic image stabilisation (EIS) for video. Other connectivity features include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5, and Global Positioning System.

Research Mom Was Beaten Before 4-year-old SC Went Missing
Author: 0 Mom Was Beaten Before 4-year-old SC Went Missing

Hours later, her kidnapper, 37-year-old Thomas Lawton Evans, was caught in Mississippi. He's 25-30-years-old, and was dressed in all gray.It's also unknown if the girl may actually be with the suspect. Charleston Police spokesman Charles Francis said Heidi was last seen wearing pink trousers and a blue shirt. She's now checking out at a local medical facility, authorities say.

Research Scientists to explore mysterious Antarctic region
Author: 0 Scientists to explore mysterious Antarctic region

Scientists know little about the possibly alien-like life that has taken up residence beneath Antarctica's ice shelf. This aerial footage, shot in December, shows the shelf and the iceberg following the calving. The hope is the team will gain deeper insight into the life that lives in frigid Antarctic waters-and how to protect it if it become threatened by further ice breaks and melting sea ice.

Research FCC to approve SpaceX broadband application
Author: 0 FCC to approve SpaceX broadband application

If SpaceX gets FCC approval, there are still other hurdles to clear, since operating a worldwide service will also require the blessing of a completely separate regulatory body, the International Telecommunications Union. Democratic FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel said satellite internet service shows great promise. The first batch could start going up in 2019. Speeds for the internet service will reach up to one gigabit per second (Gbps), far ahead the 31 Mbps an average USA ...