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March Madness is here in Hannah's, Dugout

They will let their play do the talking for them starting this week. Many people say Kennard is Duke's best player, but it's the two of them combined with Allen that makes this team unsafe. He is, in other words, so very Duke . That doesn't make Nova coach Jay Wright any less nervous. South Carolina, by the way, helped create Duke basketball.

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Nintendo is making sure the Switch doesn't sell out again

These giveaways of these in-demand Nintendo consoles might be your best chance to get them this month. Over the years Xbox, Playstation and Nintendo have entertained many millions of people around the world by creating their own unique user experiences.

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Lotus Elise Sprint is one hellishly lightweight sports vehicle

It sheds 41kg compared to the regular roadster, meaning it dry weight is now just 798kg in total. To achieve the weight-saving made by the Elise Sprint, Lotus has applied carbon fibre to the bucket seats, access panel, roll hoop cover and engine cover.

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Microsoft to Sign Windows Vista Death Certificate on April 11, Nothing…

And, not surprisingly recommends the follow to resolve the issue: "We recommend that you upgrade Windows 8.1-based and Window 7-based computers to Windows 10 if those computers have a processor that is from [the list]". No such luck for Windows Vista users. "In that case, we'll automatically download only those updates required to keep Windows running smoothly". We are at that stage in the development of the Windows 10 Creators Update where builds are appearing a couple of times each week ...

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Android market share continues increasing in all regions (except the US)

Two all new Android smartphones - Nokia 3 and Nokia 5, plus the expanded global release of the Nokia 6 - could do well in Western Europe due to loyalty to the Nokia brand name, the report noted. Windows' share plummeted from 7.8% to 2.8% over the course of the year, while BlackBerry crumbled from 0.5% to just 0.1%. Numerous devices sold there were higher-end too, with sizeable sales for the Lumia 920 and 930 handsets.

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Google Has a New Algorithm That Shrinks JPEGs by 35%

Speed is everything on the internet, and as a general rule of thumb: the smaller the file, the faster it'll load. You can see an example of that in the image above, with the original uncompressed image on the left, the same one with the libjpeg encoder in the center, and one that used Guetzli on the right.