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Rogue One Originally Scripted To Have A Different Ending

He raided the archives at Skywalker ranch for unused footage from Star Wars and painstakingly incorporated it into Rogue One. As anyone who has seen the new Star Wars spinoff Rogue One will know, the movie is packed with Easter Eggs, cameos, and callbacks to the other films in the blockbuster series.

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Nokia Sues Apple For Allegedly Infringing Nokia Products

Apple accused them of colluding with Nokia to extort funds from the U.S. company. Last year, revenue from Nokia Technologies, the business unit that holds the company's patent portfolio, amounted to EUR1.02 billion, or 8% of its total sales.

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Netflix's Twitter account breached by hackers

A check of Netflix's U.S. Twitter account, which has 2.48 million followers, shows it's back to normal. TechCrunch reported earlier this year that the group is made up of three teenagers, whom the tech news site did not identify. "We're investigating and taking immediate action to remedy the situation", a Marvel spokesperson said in a statement. Netflix did not immediately respond to PCMag's request for comment about the hack.

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Feds probe Ram, Dodge gearshifts for rollaway risk

Those vehicles have console shift levers. The government says it has reports of 25 crashes from owners alleging vehicles rolling away as well as nine injuries. The shift mechanism in the Ram pickups and Durango SUVs is a rotary knob that is connected electronically to the transmission. The crash remains under investigation by Los Angeles police, A.P.

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BlackBerry to launch autonomous vehicle research hub in Ottawa

It's actually a major supplier in the automotive industry with its QNX secure operating system, and now, it's opening a whole research center devoted to autonomous-car software development. Along with its QNX automotive business, BlackBerry is allocating significant resources to pursuing the IoT as a core market. BlackBerry reported its fiscal third quarter earnings today, and with the focus on software and services and away from hardware, the company reported a 47% drop in Q3 revenue ...

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Apple's AirPods Are Now Available In Various Apple Stores

Despite all the trouble, early reviews of the AirPods suggest they were worth the wait after all. But as the AirPods truly are wireless, losses are inevitable - and expensive. The Apple AirPods can sense when worn or not, and will automatically turn on and off depending on use. The wireless earbuds come with a charging carry case for $269.