• Ekweremadu reacts to IGP Idris snubbing Senate invitation for third time
Ekweremadu reacts to IGP Idris snubbing Senate invitation for third time

The IGP's action will be seen as a slap in the face of a federal legislature struggling to bolster its reputation among Nigerians. Idris was first summoned on April 25, but he failed to appear, rather sent a DIG to represent him at the Senate, noting that he was on an official assignment to Bauchi with President Muhammadu Buhari.

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  • Will the Eruptions From Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Turn Explosive? Get the Facts
Will the Eruptions From Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Turn Explosive? Get the Facts

If it occurs, a summit blast might additionally launch steam and sulfur dioxide gasoline. Depending on wind conditions, dustings of ash may occur in the Kīlauea summit area and downwind. USPS also advises that all residents who have evacuated in response to the eruption, whether from the officially evacuated neighborhoods or other nearby areas,...

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  • Buffett and Gates slam bitcoin for being a non-productive investment
Buffett and Gates slam bitcoin for being a non-productive investment

Further elaborating his claim, he said , " When you're buying nonproductive assets, all you're counting on is the next person is going to pay you more because they're even more excited about another next person coming along ". How it evolves and which of the cryptocurrencies may or may not be the one that ultimately gets embraced, I think that real...

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  • Nvidia claims cryptocurrency miners are buying far fewer graphics cards
Nvidia claims cryptocurrency miners are buying far fewer graphics cards

Nvidia shares are down 2.5% premarket. On Thursday, Nvidia notched an all-time high of 260.50. It is also a ten percent spike compared to Nvidia's last quarter, in which it generated $2.91 billion in revenue. "Our datacenter business achieved another record and gaming remained strong". "The crypto thing is no longer a relevant bear theme", M...

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  • Google Assistant becomes smarter, to get six new voices
Google Assistant becomes smarter, to get six new voices

Maybe you'll finally use your Android phone to read a bit more. The new update brings smart text selection, style-match with real time results. Keep in mind that, unlike Apple, Google doesn't really force its user experience on Android phone makers.

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  • Google Maps is now like Pokémon Go
Google Maps is now like Pokémon Go

With the new update, Google is planning on making the Maps more personalized for the users and to be more than just a navigation app. Google Maps adds a Pokémon Go-like character as your navigation guide. This Augmented Reality function will complement the indications that we see in the app and will help us to get directions more easily. Afte...

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  • Smart Compose for Gmail coming to all users later this month
Smart Compose for Gmail coming to all users later this month

Users can also ask Assistant to read them text messages so they can concentrate more on driving and less on phone's screen. It also gives users control to limit access to a particular app, and will grey out the app when you cross that threshold.

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  • IOS 11.4 USB Restricted Mode will give police a headache
IOS 11.4 USB Restricted Mode will give police a headache

Smartphones routinely turn up in police investigations around the world and these devices often have clues on them that could help law enforcement to catch criminals. USB Restricted Mode was actually present in the iOS 11 .3 beta as well, but was removed from the public release for unknown reasons. During this period, we have not tried to unlock ...

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  • Facebook bans ads on Ireland's abortion referendum by foreign advertisers
Facebook bans ads on Ireland's abortion referendum by foreign advertisers

Facebook has not applied such a policy to British elections or referendums. The eighth amendment to the Irish constitution recognises the equal right to life of the mother and the unborn. "Today, as part of our efforts to help protect the integrity of elections and referendums from undue influence, we will begin rejecting ads related to the refer...

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  • Pokémon GO Fest 2018 And Safari Zone 2018 Announced
Pokémon GO Fest 2018 And Safari Zone 2018 Announced

Niantic says each event will "include unique ways for players around the world to create adventures of their own and complete challenges together". While the event originally took place at Grant Park last year , this year's version will be located at Lincoln Park.

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  • Build 2018: Microsoft's Cortana and Amazon Alexa integration is still a thing
Build 2018: Microsoft's Cortana and Amazon Alexa integration is still a thing

You might look at us like we're insane geeks - and we are - but May 4 is one of those days where it's completely allowed, nearly like a Dad Joke Acceptance Day, except it applies to Star Wars because May 4 sounds like "may the force be with you".

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  • Google I/O 2018: This is what to expect for Chrome OS
Google I/O 2018: This is what to expect for Chrome OS

We know that Android P will have native support for the pervasive "notch" and it might be getting another major overhaul with gesture support just like iPhone X . Called " Android Things " the concept of a new home OS was revealed at their annual conference for developers and if as successful as their smartphone OS their Google Assistant te...

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  • Apple-made 4 of Those 5 Bestselling Smartphones at Q1: Strategy Analytics
Apple-made 4 of Those 5 Bestselling Smartphones at Q1: Strategy Analytics

RBC analyst Amit Daryanani believes it will take Apple four to five years to deplete its cash reserves, assuming the company doesn't make a huge acquisition. The company now has 270 million paid subscribers across applications and its own services, up by 100 million from the same period a year ago. In fact, reports suggest that there could be m...

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  • LeBron buzzer-beater gives Cavs 3-0 lead, Celtics on the cusp
LeBron buzzer-beater gives Cavs 3-0 lead, Celtics on the cusp

Home court advantage has evaporated. Dwane Casey was saying on Saturday morning that the Toronto Raptors have played good defence at times in the playoffs. The Sixers still had time to get the win, but Horford showed his defensive anticipation with a steal that essentially ended the game, one of three critical turnovers for the Sixers at the en...

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  • Waymo self-driving van involved in crash
Waymo self-driving van involved in crash

It remains unclear if the Waymo minivan had any passengers at the time of the collision and Tyler couldn't confirm whether or not the driver of the Honda suffered any injuries. Arizona changed its rules on autonomous vehicle testing late in 2017, opening the door to driverless cars being operated without a human behind the wheel.

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  • HTC U12 Plus may be launched on May 23
HTC U12 Plus may be launched on May 23

While we didn't receive much information as to the makeup of the phone itself, the tweet did mention that it was " a phone that is more than the sum of its specs ". In a tweet on Thursday, the phone maker confirmed what many had been anticipating, that a successor to last year's U11 was on the way. It will also likely be powered by a Qualcomm Snap...

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  • LG G7 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy S9: the weigh
LG G7 ThinQ vs Samsung Galaxy S9: the weigh

Credit: Tom's GuideAn AT&T spokesperson said the decision was a case of the carrier keeping its powder dry for a forthcoming release from the phone maker. The V35 ThinQ appears to be an in-between follow-up from the V30 /V30S, sporting a 6-inch OLED "FullVision" display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, with no notch in sight.

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  • Fortnite Fever Rattles Activision Blizzard Ahead of Earnings
Fortnite Fever Rattles Activision Blizzard Ahead of Earnings

Collister Johnson from Activision Blizzard said: "Turning last to our third strategic pillar, player investment, in-game content features and services continue to both engage our fans and contribute significantly to our results, delivering a Q1 record of $1 billion of in-game net bookings".

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  • Reddit CTO Hints at Crypto Payments Returning to the Platform
Reddit CTO Hints at Crypto Payments Returning to the Platform

Following the removal of Bitcoin as a payment option for Reddit Gold, in an interview with Cheddar on Thursday, Reddit chief technology officer (CTO) Chris Slowe indicated that this may not be permanent. As a result, they needed to cease accepting Bitcoin as a payment method. Slowe now says that Bitcoin network fees were also another cont...

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  • Aussie man's end-of-life bid under threat
Aussie man's end-of-life bid under threat

David Goodall, who in April celebrated its 104 years, not suffering from an incurable disease, but no longer wants to live due to numerous ailments, which worsened his quality of life. "I might as well not have (my health) getting worse and worse, making me unhappy as it goes". 'My feeling is that an old person like myself should have full citize...

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