Everything you missed from Nintendo's September Direct live stream last night

On Wednesday evening, Nintendo hosted its latest Nintendo Direct live stream, highlighting many of the Switch and 3DS games that will launch this fall and through the holidays.

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The new copycats: How Facebook squashes competition from startups

Tech startups live by the rule that speed is paramount. Houseparty, creator of a hot video app, has an extra reason for urgency.

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Garth Brooks speaks to NASA astronaut in orbit using Facebook Live

Country music star Garth Brooks has become the first celebrity to use Facebook Live to speak to a NASA astronaut while in orbit.

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Google is trying to stop drones from crashing into each other

If we’re ever to live in a world where drones buzz around delivering stuff, we’re going to need a powerful system to manage all of those unmanned aerial vehicles in the sky. Alphabet is building one.

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Horrific Facebook baby killing casts spotlight on social media savagery

A 20-year-old man streamed the murder of his 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live Monday, before committing suicide. Wuttisan Wongtalay filmed the gruesome act on the rooftop of a deserted hotel in Thailand.

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Thai man hangs baby daughter on Facebook Live then commits suicide

A man in Thailand hanged his 11-month old daughter on Facebook Live then killed himself in a sickening murder-suicide, police said Tuesday.

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Cleveland Murder Intensifies Scrutiny of Facebook Live


Video footage of a senseless murder in Cleveland, posted after the fact on Facebook Live, has attracted national attention to the role of the platform in criminals’ minds. Authorities Tuesday morning announced that Steve Stephens — the 37-year-old suspect wanted for the cold-blooded shooting of Robert Godwin Sr. — shot himself to death after a short pursuit by Pennsylvania State Police. Officials had responded to a tip about a sighting of Stephens’ white Ford Fusion in a parking lot in Erie, Pennsylvania.

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3 ways to check out your neighbors

You can live next to people for years and never get to know them. Who are they? What are they doing just beyond that picket fence? They may look normal enough, but are your children safe around them? Do they have a malevolent past?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/25/3-ways-to-check-out-your-neighbors.html

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Social media live videos a disturbing new platform for public suicides

For two hours, Naika Venant spoke about her troubles on Facebook’s live streaming service before the 14-year-old girl used a headscarf to hang herself from a shower rod inside a Miami foster home.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/17/social-media-live-videos-disturbing-new-platform-for-public-suicides.html

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YouTube Jumps into the Live TV Streaming Fray


YouTube has jumped headfirst into the growing market for live streaming television with the announcement of YouTube TV, a service aimed squarely at DirecTV Now, Sling and other streaming TV services. YouTube’s cord-cutter friendly $35-a-month service will offer live sitcoms, dramas, news and sports from ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, ESPN, CW, Telemundo and other networks. It will include local TV stations offering news and sports. It will be accessible on mobile phones, tablets or computers, and it can be streamed to a television using Google Chromecast.

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AT&T just tested a flying cell tower, and it could change everything

Regardless of where you live, you probably have a really good idea of what sections of your city, neighborhood, or rolling rural hills offer good cellular reception.

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Who makes the most reliable hard drives?

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While it’s generally known how long hard drives actually live for, it stands to reason that some manufacturers make drives that are more reliable than others. But whose?

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