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Monster Bird: Giant Penguin Fossils Discovered in New Zealand

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But there was once a penguin that you wouldn't want to run into in a dark alley - or a dark ice shelf. When standing, the ancient bird was maybe only 5-foot-3 (1.6 meters). klekowskii specimens from the Eocene of Antarctica", said the report. Studies suggest early penguins were brownish, not the trademark black and white of today's penguins, Mayr said. Read More »

Airtel Plan 179, Plan 199 & Plan 169

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The pack also offers unlimited calls which are valid for 28 days. Starting from as low as Rs. 19 to all the way up till Rs. 9,999, Jio's offers quite appealing. This prepaid recharge plan of Jio offers 300 local, STD and roaming SMSes across all operators. Vodafone has upgraded its Rs. 348 pack for prepaid customers, going from 1GB of data a day in August to 2GB data per day. Read More »

Samsung might launch their Bixby smart speaker early 2018

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The report notes that the speaker will have a strong focus on audio quality. Samsung's speaker could be $70 more than the Google Home . It looks like "soon" for Samsung is several months later, because a report from Bloomberg suggests we may see the smart speaker launch at some point in the first half of 2018. Read More »

Apple Updates Logic Pro X With Support for Up to 36 Cores

The iMac Pro can be configured with an Intel Xeon processor with up to an 18 cores and comes with up to 128GB of onboard RAM. Is an illustrator creating artwork on an iPad Pro not a "creative pro"? iMac Pro sports a stunning 27-inch 5K display, with 500 nits of brightness, a P3 wide colour gamut and support for over 1 billion colours. Read More »

Landon Collins: I guess Eli Apple don't remember things

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Apple became the subject of this latest firestorm after his curious (and rule-breaking) tweeting during and after a 30-10 loss to the Cowboys last Sunday. Interesting. Because on Wednesday, Collins said he and others had initiated several heart-to-heart "sit-downs" with Apple during the season, including as recently as this week. Read More »

The best Pokemon game is finally coming to Nintendo 3DS

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Way back in 2001, we awarded Pokemon Crystal a 9/10 review , calling it "one last hurrah for the Pocket Monsters on the Game Boy Color ", but criticising its relatively small difference from Gold and Silver . Nintendo also says we'll have an in-game way to encounter the mythical Pokemon Celebi, which was unavailable in the 3DS ports of Gold and Silver . Read More »

Nokia 6 (2018) spotted online with FullView display, could come next year

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The smartphone giant introduced dual-sight picture and video which is called "Bothie" in Nokia 8 which simultaneously uses the front and rear camera to allow users to enjoy "both sides of the story". To recall, the Nokia 6 featured a single 16-megapixel sensor on the back. But it's looking plausible that successors to HMD's first-generation Nokia phones are near. Read More »

Google Assistant arrives on Android tablets and smartphones running Lollipop

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What will you ask your Assistant first? Google announced the voice assistant is coming to older phones running Android 5.0 Lollipop and up. The AI helper the same functionality as the version found on newer Android devices, which means you'll be able to bark at your outdated smartphone in order to open apps, get restaurant recommendations or, if you're feeling down, to hear a joke. Read More »

Apple, Inc. confirms acqusition of Shazam

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The companies didn't disclose the price of the acquisition announced Monday. Some of Shazam's features conceivably could be blended into Apple's music streaming services, which has accumulated more than 27 million subscribers since the company created it in 2015. Read More »

A Maxed-Out iMac Pro Costs Over $13000

It's unclear if the company's stores will be stocking the iMac Pro anytime soon. iMac Pro takes Mac performance to a whole new level, even when compared to our fastest quad-core iMac. The sleek aluminium finish is also available on some generations of iPhone, iPad, MacBook and MacBook Pro. The base model iMac Pro will come with 32GB DDR4-2666 ECC memory and a 1TB solid state drive, users can configure up to 128GB of RAM and 4TB of SSD storage. Read More »

Huawei Enjoy 7S launch rumors: Everything you want to know

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At this price point, the smartphone offers a lot of improvement over other smartphones of this budget. According to the past rumours, the company could also launch the Honor V10 alongside the Honor 9 Youth Edition. It also supports dual SIM dual standby and offers basic connectivity options including 4G VoLTE. You will find volume rockers and power buttons on the right side of the device. Read More »

Oldest living vertebrate estimated to be 512-years-old

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Using radiocarbon dating, scientists analyzed the eye lenses of 28 Greenland sharks , finding the oldest sample to be 392 years old. So you could imagine how old or ancient this particular creature is! Normally, Greenland sharks have an estimated lifespan of 400 years, and hence, they have the longest known lifespan of any vertebrate species of the world. Read More »

Oumuamua: Mysterious interstellar object probed for signs of alien life

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On Wednesday afternoon, astronomers will try to see if they can detect any radio signals coming from a odd object that recently hurtled past Earth-and that nearly certainly comes from another star system. That may sound odd, but not when you compare that distance to how far apart we are now: More than twice the distance between Earth and the Sun. Scientists predict it will pass Jupiter sometime next year. Read More »

Three-man crew returns from space station

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A capsule carrying a three-man crew from Russian Federation, the United States, and Italy from the International Space Station (ISS) has landed in Kazakhstan's steppe. Earlier NASA confirmed that the expedition 53 Commander Bresnik has handed over station command to Roscosmos's Alexander Misurkin in an official change of command ceremony. Read More »

Crytek Sues Star Citizen Developer Over Copyright Infringement

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Amusing enough Lumberyard is itself based on the CryEngine and purchased from Crytek. Throughout the development of Star Citizen , a crowdfunded game that has raised nearly $200 million since a successful 2012 Kickstarter campaign, CIG used Crytek's own CryEngine to build the game. Read More »

Nokia 6 (2018) pops up with some unexpected changes

The new Nokia 6 (2018 ) is expected to be an improved version of this year's Nokia 6 in terms of camera, hardware, and even display. HMD Global Oy, the official brand licensee of the Nokia brand is hosting product launch event in China on January 19, 2018, and now, two unreleased Nokia devices have received the certification from state-run telecom agency. Read More »

ROY HARPER Will Return to ARROW

He then faked his death and left Star City for good to start a new life somewhere else. Thea's absence in the second half of Arrow's fifth season was noted by many fans, but Guggenheim told ComicBook.com that it was the byproduct of Holland's own request to scale back her time on set. Read More »

What Car? Safety Award 2018 shortlist revealed

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However, Euro NCAP frequently raises the bar in its testing regime - and the Punto's adult occupant protection score of 51% is more than 30% below the average for the Superminis tested in 2017. Mr Avery commented: "This is a tale of two Citroens". The What Car? Safety Award is based on the latest, toughest Euro NCAP testing and further analysis from a panel of expert judges from Euro NCAP , Thatcham Research and the Transport Safety Research Centre at Loughborough University . Read More »

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE) Shares Bought by Tredje AP fonden

Loop Capital assumed coverage on shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 203.03% to analysts' high consensus price target. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Thursday , September 8 by Wells Fargo. The shares were sold at an average price of $14.00, for a total value of $592,396.00. Read More »

IT Dept. raids major Bitcoin exchanges across the country

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Kanungo, the people said, asking not to be identified as the decision was not public. From a cost of Rs 23000 per bitcoin before demonetisation to Rs 10 lakh now. The survey teams are reportedly bagged with various financial data about the working of these exchanges. Bitcoin, a virtual currency, is not regulated in the country and its circulation has been a cause of concern among central bankers the world over for quite a while now. Read More »

NGT declares Amarnath cave shrine 'silence zone'

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The National Green Tribunal ( NGT ) said on Wednesday banned the chanting of mantras or Jaikara and ringing of bells at Amarnath temple cave. No pilgrim/devotee or any person will be permitted to carry anything beyond the frisking point. Read More »

Understanding the Financial Health of Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA)

Natixis Asset Management increased Tesla Motors ( TSLA ) stake by 243.64% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $53.31B. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 5,934,799 shares of the electric vehicle producer's stock worth $1,651,654,000 after buying an additional 280,941 shares during the period. Read More »

Blue Origin flies its Crew Capsule 2.0 for the first time

On board was the test dummy "Mannequin Skywalker". Blue Origin , an American private funded aerospace maker and spaceflight service organization owned by Jeff Bezos, the Amazon.com founder, has recently launched the new reusable Shepard sub orbital test flight from the west Texas launch site of the company on Tuesday. Read More »

Sensex drops 175 points on ADB forecast, macro worries

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During the pre-opening session, Sensex was up by over 100 points while the wider Nifty was at 10,300. Sensex slumped by over 59 points or 0.18% to 33,168.47 while the wider Nifty was down by over 21 points or 0.21% to 10,218.25. The NSE Nifty50 index was 0.13 per cent down at 10,226. Meanwhile, industrial output in October grew 2.2 per cent, compared to 4.2 per cent in the same month a year ago. Read More »

Suspended Duckett was not the only English cricketer pouring drinks over heads

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England coach Trevor Bayliss described Duckett's actions as "not acceptable" on Saturday and expressed his frustration at having to constantly explain the off-field behaviour of his players to the media. Furthermore, at 2-0 down in the series so far, there's no doubt the Aussies have fresh ammunition when the two test sides take the field again on Thursday for the third and potentially deciding test in the Western Australian city. Read More »

Brokers Opinions on: Mylan NV (NASDAQ:MYL)

The company was maintained on Friday, October 6 by Morgan Stanley. Mylan Inc. has $85 highest and $3000 lowest target. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, August 4 by RBC Capital Markets. Also, the Hold rating count is 9 as of 12/11/2017. OTR Global upgraded the shares of Monday in report on Friday, November 18 to "Mixed" rating. Barclays Capital maintained Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) rating on Thursday, January 7. Read More »

Mercedes set to Reveal MBUX Infotainment System at CES

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The circular air vents mirror the headlights, while the in-built speakers echo the bonnet-mounted indicator lamps. So far Mercedes has not offered any further details on the system. Speaking of which, Mercedes claims practicality has improved with the next-generation G-Class. The door pockets also offer more storage, holding up to 1-litre bottles, and the centre seat folds to offer a centre arm rest and cup holders. Read More »

RIL mulling over Reliance Jio's IPO by late 2018

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Reliance Industries termed as speculative reports that it plans to list its telecom subsidiary Reliance Jio with officials and investment bankers ruling out such a possibility in the near future. From time to time telecom companies were forced to lower their data prices to match up the offerings made by Reliance Jio. While it is not a completely new plan, Idea has similar offers, but this one is specifically aimed to compete with the Jio offer. Read More »