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October 24, 2017 3:06 AM Facebook trials News Feed split

Facebook has begun trialing two separate news feeds -- one for friend updates and another for page updates -- but the test is limited to six countries. Facebook is testing splitting its News Feed into two: A dedicated space for friend updates, and another space, Explore, which contains posts from pages. The test is currently ongoing in six countries 121

October 23, 2017 10:39 AM Google's Big-Screened Pixel 2 XL May Have Big Screen Problems

Google’s Pixel 2 XL is one of a pair of smartphones that the tech giant introduced this month. Like the 5-inch Pixel 2, the 6-inch Pixel 2 XL is supposed to showcase the best that Android has to offer. However, there appear to be problems with its screen. While the Pixel 2’s screen was made by Samsung, the Pixel 2 XL’s display is an LG product, and there 75

October 23, 2017 4:00 AM Drug raids: We’ve only just begun, top cop says

Lesetedi: We were concerned with the alarming rate of crime in general, especially in Gaborone. One would say crime is rising and it has been mostly affecting the youth, something that challenged the police conduct an assessment of the factors influencing crime, hence the start of the recent raids. Through intelligence, we discovered that the majority 125

October 20, 2017 7:01 PM You can now navigate Windows 10 by walking around a virtual mansion

Microsoft believes mixed reality could eventually become the standard way for users to interact with their PCs. The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is just starting to make its way to the public, and while most new OS versions are about as exciting as pleated, beige pants, this one has some key features Microsoft has been hyping all year. Mixed reality 90

October 20, 2017 5:09 PM Orionids meteor shower set to peak this weekend

The shower is visible throughout October, but is expected to reach its peak on Saturday night into Sunday morning, when the new crescent moon sets before the Earth's rotation brings the meteors up from the east. "If you can brave the cold, make a plan to stay out between midnight and 3am on Sunday morning to give yourself the best chance, and enjoy the thrill 77

October 20, 2017 4:55 PM Shooting stars to 'zip across the sky' as Earth moves through comet debris

The meteoroids from Halley's Comet will strike Earth's atmosphere resulting in them burning up in streaking flashes of light. Stargazers are hoping to see the meteor shower peak this weekend, with the Orionid meteors - which appear every year - producing around 20 meteors every hour. The meteoroids from Halley's Comet will strike Earth's atmosphere at a speed 77

October 20, 2017 2:18 PM 2017 Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend: What to Expect

Over the next several days, you may get a chance to glimpse a "shooting star" in the predawn hours, as the Orionid meteor shower will be at its peak. This meteor display is spawned by the debris shed by Halley's Comet, and if you spot one of these meteors,there's a good chance that what you saw was a fragment left behind in space by this famous comet 110

October 20, 2017 12:55 PM The Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend. Here's What Time You Can Watch

Turn off Netflix this weekend and head outdoors to watch the peak of the Orionid Meteor Shower instead. The starry spectacle is set to take place between Oct. 20 and Oct. 22, offering a dazzling display that should delight veteran and novice stargazers alike. This year's Orionid meteor shower should be especially good because there will be little moonlight 99

October 19, 2017 11:01 AM Here’s what’s new in the latest Nintendo Switch update

Nintendo Switch Update: What’s new in version 4.0? The Nintendo Switch can now capture videos and transfer game saves to another console, thanks to a firmware update. Version 4.0.0, available to download right now, brings in a feature that automatically captures 30 second clips of games and stores them in the console’s album for sharing on Twitter or Facebook 112

October 19, 2017 10:31 AM Flying Insect Numbers Fall by 75 Percent, Threatening 'Ecological Armageddon'

The total number of flying insects in protected areas in Germany has dropped by over 75 percent in the past 27 years. Scientists noted the major decline of bees, butterflies, moths and other winged creatures across 63 key areas and said it could not be explained by changes to habitat or weather, instead speculating that widespread pesticide use may be to blame 116