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Nintendo Says Switch Joy-Con Issue Is A Result Of ‘Manufacturing Variation,’ Offers Dead Simple Fix

Nintendo has put the blame on manufacturing variation for the connectivity issues plaguing the Switch’s left Joy-Con. It now recommends that users send in problematic Joy-Con controllers for repair, as it has apparently found an easy fix.

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Smartphone App Now Tests For Male Fertility: See How This Semen Analyzer Works

A new at-home male fertility test can detect abnormal semen with 97 percent accuracy compared with traditional lab testing. See how a smartphone app and a chip can make this happen.

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WMO 2016 Report: Current Climate Change Brings Earth Into Uncharted Territory

The new World Meteorological Organization report confirmed that Earth had the warmest temperature in 2016. The rising temperature is bringing the world into an uncharted territory with changes that come with climate change.

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Earth Hour 2017: What To Expect And How To Get Involved

Earth Hour 2017 is the annual campaign's 11th edition and will be held on March 25 at 8:30 p.m. local time. Here is the lineup of events as well as criticism to the yearly campaign to curb climate change.

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Super Mario Run Finally Arrives On Android Devices

After three months of being released exclusively on iOS, 'Super Mario Run,' Nintendo’s smash hit endless runner, has finally arrived on Android devices. The game is exactly the same as on iOS.

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NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover Breaks Its Wheel

NASA Curiosity rover has shown signs of aging after almost five years of exploring the Red Planet. The harsh and rugged Martian terrain has taken a toll on the rover's raised treads as shown in the image released by NASA on March 19.

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How To Install Google's Android O Developer Preview On Your Pixel Or Nexus Device

Google has finally released the first developer preview for Android O. For owners of compatible Pixel and Nexus devices, here is how to install the first look at Android O into your smartphone.

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Amazon Alexa Reaches The Huawei Mate 9, But Don't Get Too Excited Just Yet

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant has started rolling out to Huawei Mate 9 smartphones in the United States, offering a range of neat features and options. On the downside, don't expect a deep integration as the implementation is incomplete.

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Mass Effect: Andromeda To Feature Microtransactions: Here Are The Details

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ finally launches on March 21 with a host of features such as a multiplayer mode and microtransactions. Perks can be purchased using a currency called Andromeda Points.

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Children Who Play Outdoors Likelier To Care About Nature As Adults, Says Study

Children who play outside are more aware of the importance of environmental protection, according to a new study. While more research is needed, these findings could improve environmental education.

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Saline vs Silicone: Which Breast Implant Type Is Safer?

If you’re considering breast augmentation, the first thing to take into account is safety. Although both types of implants pose similar health risks, silicone implants have been linked to more problems after surgery compared to saline implants.

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'Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night' Coming To Nintendo Switch, Wii U Port Gets Cancelled

'Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night,' the spiritual successor to the 'Castlevania' series, is getting a Nintendo Switch release after developers dropped the initial Wii U version. The game will release sometime in 2018.

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Dead Zones May Pose Further Threat To World’s Coral Reefs

Hypoxia in oceans, or low oxygen levels, can create large dead zones that snuff out marine life and threaten coral reefs worldwide. Learn how dead zones affect coral reefs worldwide, even in tropical regions.

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'Tree On A Chip' Device Mimics Hydraulics Of Plants: Huge Step For Robotics?

The 'tree-on-a-chip' developed by MIT engineers is a microfluidic device that mimics the pumping in trees without any moving parts or external pumps. It is part of the efforts of scientists to create hydraulic robotics on a nano scale.

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Stay On The Grind: New Report Urges Pregnant Women To Keep Exercising

A new viewpoint in the journal JAMA recommends exercising to pregnant women. It highlights benefits both for the mother and the developing fetus, contrary to traditional advice that expectant mothers should rest.

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Boy With Rare Skin Disorder Meets Dog With The Same Condition

An eight-year-old boy who suffers from vitiligo, a rare skin condition, has met a dog who has the same disorder. Before meeting face to face, the two have known each other virtually.

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Fat Cells Give Liver A Hand During Fasting, Finds Study

New research suggests that fat cells are helpful for the liver during fasting and regulating uridine and glucose. These findings could change the way we address a number of diseases, such as diabetes and obesity.

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Airbnb China Expansion Brings New Name And Hefty Investment: Meet 'Aibiying'

Airbnb has announced a major push for China, doubling down on its efforts and rebranding itself in the country. Airbnb will be called 'Aibiying' in China, which means 'welcome each other with love.'

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OnePlus 3 And OnePlus 3T Issues: Owners Complain Of Crooked Camera Bump On Smartphone

Owners of OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphone complained of having a glitch in the phone’s body. It was reported by several users on Reddit that the camera bump in the phone was crooked.

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Surviving Prostate Cancer: Studies Show Which Treatment Offers Better Quality Of Life

Surgery, radiation or active surveillance? Studies rank treatment options for prostate cancer patients according to their outcomes on sexual, urinary and bowel functions.

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Logitech Reveals New Education-Focused Accessories For 9.7-Inch iPad

Logitech launched its Rugged Combo keyboard case for the newly launched 9.7-inch iPad. This product has been designed especially for students and can be used inside classrooms.

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Mars Volcano And Dinosaurs On Earth Died At The Same Time

Arsia Mons, a volcano on planet Mars, became dormant about the same time the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event that killed the dinosaurs occurred. Why do scientists study volcanic activities on the Red Planet?

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T-Mobile HTC One M9 Android 7.0 Nougat Update Rolling Out Now

U.S. carrier T-Mobile has started upgrading its HTC One M9 to Android 7.0 Nougat. The update is apparently rolling out now over the air and a number of device owners already got the treat.

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Apple Launches (Product) RED iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus, Updated iPhone SE: Pricing, Options, And Availability

Apple has officially announced new (Product) RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in bold and vibrant red avatars, as well as an upgraded iPhone SE with double the storage. Here's all you need to know about pricing and availability.

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Baby Born With 2 Spines And 4 Legs Undergoes Successful Surgery

A surgery was performed on an infant from Ivory Coast, Africa, who was born with two spines and four legs of her underdeveloped twin. The operation has been successful and the baby girl is recovering.

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome May Be Caused By Hormonal Imbalance In The Brain, Not Ovaries: Study

The onset of PCOS was previously attributed to a hormonal imbalance in the ovaries. A new study challenges this assumption and suggests the syndrome is caused by hormone receptors in the brain.

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Google Home To Get Find From Store Feature: All You Need To Know

Google Home is poised to get a new find from store feature. This feature would enable users to ask Google Home whether a particular product is available nearby or not, and get relevant details in return.

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Authentication Issue Hits Microsoft Outlook, OneDrive, Skype Once Again

Microsoft services encountered issues as many users were unable to access their accounts in Outlook, OneDrive, and Xbox Live. This comes days after a similar problem prevented people from signing into their cloud services.

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Rosetta Captures Landslide On Comet 67P For First Time Ever

Rosetta, the spacecraft meant to study the comet 67P/Churyumov Gerasimenko, captured a landslide on the comet. The images captured were the first ever evidence of landslides occurring on a comet surface.

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Infant Mortality Rate Declining In US: Thanks To Various Initiatives

Infant mortality rate has decreased significantly in the US by 15 percent for the first time in a decade. The decline in deaths is attributed to various initiatives in the country to counter the issue.

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Forbes Richest List: These Cities Are Home To The Most Billionaires

The Forbes billionaires list spans six continents as well as 71 countries and territories. When it comes to city distribution, New York occupies the top spot with 82 billionaires and a combined net worth of $397.9 billion.

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Zelda: Breath Of The Wild: Guardian Fights Stone Talus Instead Of Link, Awesome Battle Ensues [Video]

What happens when a Stone Talus accidentally hits a Guardian in 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild'? An awesome battle between two behemoths ensues, with a happy Link watching the mayhem.

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Google Introduces New Advertising Safeguards, Pledges To Pull Ads From Racist, Sexist, And Offensive Videos, Sites

With Google facing mounting uproar from brands over their ads’ presence on offensive videos, the web company has now introduced stricter policies that’ll more efficiently pull ads from offensive videos. No set date, however, has been offered for full implementation.

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Mixing Energy Drinks With Alcohol Ups Injury Risks

The mixture of energy drink and alcohol increases risk of injury in individuals. The mixing of caffeinated energy drinks with alcohol masks the level of intoxication and could lead to the person getting seriously injured.

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'Overwatch's' Robot Centaur Tank Hero Orisa Is Here: What Is She Capable Of?

'Overwatch' has got its newest hero in the form of Orisa. The tank-centaur was released for single-mode gameplay on March 21 and has many effective attacks and abilities to her name.

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Climate Change Trend Continues In 2017 After Record Breaking 2016

World Meteorological Organization has shared a report stating that the weather insecurities noticed in 2016 may continue in 2017 as well. 2016 saw many extreme weather conditions, including the El Nino and life-taking droughts worldwide.

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US To Ban Laptops And Tablets On Flights From African And Middle Eastern Countries, 10 Airports Affected

Passengers coming from select countries to the U.S. will be required to get their electronic gadgets screened at airports, before boarding. Gadgets bigger than mobile phones will reportedly have to undergo a security check.

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Google Releases First Android O Developer Preview: All The New Features You Need To Know

Google has released the first developer preview of Android O, the next version of its OS believed to be called Oreo. Android O doesn’t feature a heavy revamp in terms of visuals, but underneath is where the tweaks become apparent.

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Mediterranean Diet Benefits: Italians Healthiest People In The World, Global Health Index Finds

A diet rich in pasta, bread, and cheese has made Italians the healthiest people worldwide. Americans, on the other hand, scored considerably lower on the Bloomberg Global Health Index because of obesity.

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Twitter Suspends Thousands Of Accounts For Promoting Terrorism

Twitter took bold steps to counter terrorism. In its Transparency report, Twitter revealed that it suspended over 300,000 accounts that promoted terrorism in the second half of 2016.

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iTunes 12.6 Introduces New ‘Watch Anywhere’ Feature For Easier Movie Rental Playback Across Devices

Apple has now made it easier for users to watch movie rentals in iTunes across devices. Starting with iTunes 12.6, users can now finish a rental on a separate iDevice even if the film wasn’t rented using it.

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The Nintendo Switch Was Almost An Android Device, But Cyanogen Said No

The Nintendo Switch was almost an Android device, as Nintendo approached Cyanogen to create a custom version of the operating system for the hybrid console. Cyanogen, however, refused Nintendo's request.

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Xbox Live Server Issues: All Problems Fixed Except Poker Central Access

Xbox Live services went down on March 21 and users reported issues signing in and accessing their accounts. The Microsoft team seems to have fixed all issues plaguing the service, barring Poker Central access, which is limited.

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Updated Google App Brings Shortcuts So You Can Search For Stuff Much Faster

Google has added neat little shortcuts to its Google app for iOS and Android to make searching much more easier and faster. Rolling out to U.S. users, shortcuts take the chore out of searching for specific areas of interests.

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Reddit To Get Profile Pages Soon: Doomed To Become A Facebook, Twitter Clone?

Reddit is changing in a big but familiar way with the new profile pages, making it reminiscent of social media websites such as Facebook and Twitter.

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