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Dota 2 Receiving First Co-Op Campaign in May

The main theme for the pass this year involves aquatics, and it centers around a four-player campaign called " Siltbreaker ". Not a bad way to try and convince people to pick up a Battle Pass for $US10 ($13). Get enough of those, and you can spin the "Wheel of Rewards," which will give you a chance to win an exclusive Desert Sands Baby Roshan. There are numerous additions to the game with new quests, prestige towers, queue trivia, relics, token wagering and much more.

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Google has updated the Google I/O app ahead of the 2017 conference

If the users still running Nougat , then download the latest full OTA image (Over The Air Programming) image for their device. The current Android O Developer Preview 1 (and subsequent releases ) are supported on the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Pixel , Pixel XL and Pixel C.

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Spotify adds QR-like codes for quick music sharing

If you're with the person you want to share the content with, they can scan the code directly from their Spotify app. The company should have more information next week when it plans to launch the Spotify Codes feature officially. A barcode, known as a Spotify Code, can now be found under individual songs, playlists, and albums. The feature could prove to be really useful in face of the fact that Spotify has removed the in-app messaging service.

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Apple's Tim Cook Will Appear on CNBC's 'Mad Money' Tonight

Cook, who met with lawmakers in Washington earlier this year to discuss tax policy and technology issues, said that Apple would have to borrow the cash for its USA manufacturing investment fund and said he was hopeful Trump administration would address the repatriation issue.

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Nissan Signal Shield concept blocks your phone connection

A Faraday cage uses conductive material to block electromagnetic fields. Nissan is using old school technology to try to stop distracted driving. It is capable of blocking any form of communication to the smartphone device, whether it's Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or just regular phone signals.

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Do you see a Surface Laptop in your future?

However, for those who still feel that the base configuration is a bit underpowered, the Surface Laptop can be bumped up to an Intel i7 processor with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of flash storage. Edge isn't too bad, but it seems that the version running on Windows 10 S is relatively locked down. Also revealed was the first traditional laptop to come out of Redmond.