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Engadget

Official 'Fortnite' tournaments will offer $100 million in prizes
Engadget
When Epic Games revealed its first, albeit limited-time, Fortnite ranked play mode last week, it promised more details on competitive play would arrive soon. We now know a little more on Fortnite's future in the professional ranks -- Epic is pumping ...
Fortnite Battle Royale is finally getting jetpacksPolygon
Jetpacks Are Finally Coming To 'Fortnite: Battle Royale' [Updated]Forbes
Epic will provide $100 million for Fortnite competition prize pools in its first yearThe Verge
Tech Times -Ars Technica -VentureBeat -Game Rant
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USA TODAY

Asteroid is first known 'permanent resident' from outside our solar system
USA TODAY
Hey bub, you're going the wrong way. The solar system's first known "resident" that came from interstellar space — an asteroid orbiting backward around Jupiter — has been discovered, scientists announced Monday. “How the asteroid came to move in this ...
This bizarre, backward asteroid might be a visitor from another starWashington Post
Astronomers discover the first interstellar immigrant nestled in Jupiter's orbitAstronomy Magazine
Unusual Asteroid Could Be An Interstellar Guest To Our Solar SystemHuffPost
CNN -Space.com -Reuters -New York Times
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Science Magazine

Plants outweigh all other life on Earth
Science Magazine
Plants pack more heft than any other kingdom of life on the planet, making up 80% of all the carbon stored in living creatures. That's just one surprise in a comprehensive new survey of Earth's biomass, which finds that groups with the greatest number ...
Humans account for little next to plants, worms, bugsMiami Herald
Human race just 0.01% of all life but has destroyed over 80% of wild mammals – studyThe Guardian
Humans account for very little next to plants, worms, bugsHamilton Journal News
New Scientist
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ExtremeTech

High-end 3D Headphone Company Shuts Down, Refuses Kickstarter Refunds
ExtremeTech
Ossic, a high-end 3D headphone company supposedly dedicated to building cans for VR users, has formally shut down. The company has given notice that it will be unable to deliver any further headphones, cannot offer refunds, and will not be distributing ...
Crowdfunded 3D Headphone Startup OSSIC is Shutting Down, 99% of Orders Go UndeliveredRoad to VR
3D headphone startup closes up shop after crowdfunding $3.2 millionPC Gamer
3D Headphones Start-Up Ossic Shuts Down After Raising Almost $6 Million: New Entry In List Of Crowdfunding FailuresTech Times
SlashGear -Indiegogo -Kickstarter -TechCrunch
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USA TODAY

Facebook too powerful, should spin off Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp, groups tell FTC
USA TODAY
A coalition of advocacy groups wants the Federal Trade Commission to force Facebook to break up what it calls a social media monopoly. The social network, which boasts 2.2 billion users on Facebook alone, should be forced by the FTC to spin-off ...
Facebook owns Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp — now there's a call to break it all upThe Mercury News
Progressive groups want FTC to split Facebook into multiple companiesEngadget
Progressive Groups Launch Campaign to Break Up FacebookVariety
Axios
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TechCrunch

Facebook and Qualcomm will bring fast WiFi to cities in mid-2019
TechCrunch
Facebook's been talking Terragraph since way back during its 2016 F8 keynote. The social media giant's ambitious plan to bring fast Wifi to cities is taking another key step toward real world trials with the addition of Qualcomm. The chipmaking giant ...
Facebook's Terragraph hopes to replace fiber broadband beginning with 2019 trialsPCWorld
Facebook wants to become your internet service providerCult of Mac
Introducing Facebook's new terrestrial connectivity systems — Terragraph and Project ARIES | Engineering Blog ...Facebook Code
Qualcomm
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Jalopnik

The 2019 Subaru Ascent Is The Three-Row SUV That Actually Feels Like A Subaru
Jalopnik
Though Subaru's sales game has been unstoppable in recent years, even as it keeps making fun and good things for us to drive, there's one lucrative segment it has yet to conquer—the big three-row crossover one. The 2019 Subaru Ascent aims to change ...
2019 Subaru AscentCar and Driver
2019 Subaru Ascent First DriveMotor Trend
2019 Subaru Ascent First Drive: Ready to Conquer a Family's Everyday AdventuresCars.com News
Autoblog (blog) -ConsumerReports.org -Automobile -Kelley Blue Book
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CNET

WWDC 2018: All the rumors on iOS 12, iPad Pro, new MacBooks and more
CNET
We're just two weeks away from getting our next official glimpse of Apple's future. The company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference offers clues about the road ahead for the next operating systems and software applications that power Apple's ...
Big iPhone leak shows new display (size)SlashGear
Fortnite leak reveals tough challenges for season 4, week 4Cult of Mac
New iPhone Leak Exposes Apple's Radical DesignForbes

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ZDNet

Microsoft vs Google: Expect bots to sound more human after Semantic Machines deal
ZDNet
0:00. Autoplay: onoff. share; fullscreen. Video: Microsoft democratizes AI adding it to core products and services. More on innovation. Google AI can pick out a single speaker in a crowd: Expect to see it in tons of products · Gmail is getting a ...
Microsoft Acquires Conversational AI Startup Semantic MachineseWeek
Microsoft Acquires Semantic Machines for Conversational Artificial IntelligenceMotley Fool
Microsoft acquires AI company to make Cortana and bots sound more humanThe Verge
Business Insider -TechCrunch -Digital Trends -Gizmodo
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BGR

OnePlus 6 review: 6 things I like about the new OnePlus flagship, and 3 things I hate
BGR
OnePlus takes a peculiar approach to announcing new smartphones. Most companies tend to wait until their scheduled press conferences before they start sharing details about a phone. This makes sense, of course, because it allows them to tell the exact ...
OnePlus 6 review:CNET
OnePlus 6 Reviews: Some Curious Choices, But One Step Closer To PerfectionForbes
Why you don't need to upgrade to the OnePlus 6 if you already have the OnePlus 5 or OnePlus 5TBusiness Insider
9to5Google -Tom's Guide -Tech Times -Android Headlines
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