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The sheriff's office says they received a 9-1-1 call shortly after midnight yesterday from one of the Shaw children saying he was trapped in a basement bedroom that will filling with smoke. The sheriff's department, state fire marshal and the State Police crime scene unit are investigating. More details about the blaze, which is not believed to be arson, have been released.
  • Surface Book 2 drains battery while gaming even when plugged in

    Surface Book 2 drains battery while gaming even when plugged in

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    It will never, however fully drain the battery. Even though Microsoft is touting it as the "most powerful" Surface device yet, the Surface Book 2 suffers from a power issue that drains its battery even when connected to power supply. Consensus is the new laptop is created to supply 95 watts of power between the charger and the device, which is not sufficient to run the graphics card, processor and other hardware components at its maximum setting.
  • Apple acquires augmented reality startup VRvana for $30 million

    Apple acquires augmented reality startup VRvana for $30 million

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    Vrvana touts that the headset is an "extended reality" device, which means it takes from both augmented reality and virtual reality technology. Apple was first rumored to be taking an interest in virtual and augmented reality as long ago as 2014 before the company first started making announcements in the space with the debut of mixed reality support in its hardware-accelerated graphics applications programming interface Metal in June .
  • Uber Security Breach Exposed Personal Data Of 57 Million Customers And Drivers

    Uber Security Breach Exposed Personal Data Of 57 Million Customers And Drivers

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    He said there was no indication that hackers pilfered especially sensitive information like Social Security numbers, location history or bank account and credit card numbers. Uber says it does not believe riders need to take any further action but should monitor their credit and other accounts. Part of that effort, Bloomberg reported , included paying the hackers $100,000 to delete pilfered information.
  • The Bear Case for Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

    The Bear Case for Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

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    The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $188.68B. Verizon Communications Inc .is a holding company. Verizon Communications Inc . (NYSE:VZ) gross margin percentage stands at 59.2% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 24.6 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 12.8 Percent.
  • Confusing TV Terminology Broken Down for Black Friday

    Confusing TV Terminology Broken Down for Black Friday

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    Shoppers who are looking to treat their families or themselves to a new, bigger screen TV should understand 4K TV and HDR for several reasons. But even if you are buying a TV smaller than 50 inches, you want to consider a 4K TV because there's a larger selection.
  • New 'Splatoon 2' Update Adds New Maps, Raises Level Cap to 99

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    The first of those stages, "MakoMart" will unlock the following day on the 24th, with Shellendorf Institute, Walleye Warehouse and Arowana Mall coming soon - the latter two being from the original Splatoon . Once they hit that cap, they can reset their progress to start anew and get some icons (very much like Call of Duty's own prestige functionality). In Clam Blitz, teams compete against one another to collect the most football-shaped clams on a single turf, which they collect and bring ...