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SpaceX rocket launch scheduled for 4:30 pm Monday

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SpaceX is aiming for its second successful Falcon 9 rocket launch in the span of just four days with a Monday mission to resupply the International Space Station. The many odd varieties of upper-atmospheric phenomena caused by thunderstorms, which the Atmosphere-Space Interactions Monitor will survey from the International Space Station. Read More »

Axa Sells 155916 Shares of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL)

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About 1.56 million shares traded. BlackRock, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) has risen 41.90% since April 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.99% the S&P500. 10,845 were reported by Tortoise Ltd Liability. Northern Tru owns 53,424 shares. Since October 3, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $7.81 million activity. Read More »

WhatsApp for iOS Updated with Widget Status Feature

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The newly added "Payment" feature will be there. If you rely on WhatsApp to message friends and family, it's important to know that the service lets your contacts know about when you're available to chat, and whether you've read their texts. Read More »

Samsung J720F to launch as Galaxy J7 Duo

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Both of them runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat and the smaller sibling is powered by a 3000mAh battery, while the Plus model boasts 3500mAh battery with fast charging on wired and wireless. The South Korean manufacturer has confirmed that it will be launching 3 variants of Notebook 3 and a single variant of Notebook 5 . Available in 14-inch and 15-inch displays, the Notebook 3 can be configured with up to 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and up to Full HD display resolution. Read More »

Life may be hiding in Venus' clouds, one team of researchers believes

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He came upon this idea at a meeting with study researcher Sanjay Limaye, who is a planetary scientist from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Supporting the notion that Venus' atmosphere could be a plausible niche for life, a series of space probes to the planet launched between 1962 and 1978 showed that the temperature and pressure conditions in the lower and middle portions of the Venusian atmosphere - altitudes between 40 and 60 kilometers (25-27 miles) - would not preclude microbial ... Read More »

Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 privacy DNS is real: here's how to use it

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Cloudflare's DNS is now sitting at a global response time of 14ms , compared to 20ms for OpenDNS and 34ms for Google's DNS , so it's the fastest DNS resolver for consumers. Enter 1.0.0.1 under alternate DNs server . If it is not available, right-click on the network icon in the System Tray and select Open Network and Internet settings . Read More »

Motorola tipped to start shipping Moto G6, G6 Play on these dates

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As per the listing, the Moto G6 will be priced around $249 which roughly translates to Rs 16,000. The leaks about the Moto G6 Play are rather limited. The processor is listed as a 1.8GHz Octa-Core processor which could be a Snapdragon 450 unit. As for the availability details, Moto G6 is expected to ship starting May 10, which hints at April launch of the phone. Read More »

Google reportedly working on mid-range Pixel smartphone for markets like India

As indicated by a report , the Google Home speakers are set to make their presentation in the Indian market that is gradually moving towards adopting smart speakers . Further, TrueTech also found a bunch of evidence on a Google Home Mini unit that was imported from the US. The speakers are compatible with over 95 percent of Android phones worldwide. Read More »

Tiangong-1 Crash Lands in the Pacific Ocean

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Pacific time, the USA government's Joint Force Space Component Command said in a statement . Jonathan McDowell, an astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics, said that variations in the atmosphere made it tricky to predict where and when it would re-enter and burn up. Read More »

Dalit youth was not killed for owning, riding horse: Guj Police

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The Gujarat Police late in the night Friday detained three persons after a 21-year-old Dalit youth was found murdered merely because he owned and rode a horse. The police said that during investigation, they had received complaints against the boy. "Some villagers complained that the boy would perform stunts on the horse and on motorcycle whenever he confronted young girls". Read More »

IPhones Being Smuggled into China Using Drones

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Authorities arrested 26 suspects who used drones to fly two 200-meter (660-feet) cables between Hong Kong and the mainland to transport refurbished iPhones with a total value of 500 million yuan, the paper said in a report on the crackdown by Shenzhen and Hong Kong customs. Read More »

Parnassus Investments CA Has $258.90 Million Holdings in IBM (NYSE:IBM)

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International Business Machine now has $141.34B valuation. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $166.01. Farmers Financial Bank reported 4,172 shares. Trexquant Investment Limited Partnership reported 23,952 shares. Cohen Capital Mngmt holds 1.69% or 47,372 shares in its portfolio. Read More »

Microsoft (MSFT) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research

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Luminus Management Llc who had been investing in Ppg Inds Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $27.82 billion market cap company. Carderock Capital Management Inc. now owns 3,981 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $274,000 after purchasing an additional 26 shares in the last quarter. Read More »

Falling Tiangong-1 space station may miss April 1 crash date

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Experts say the falling space station should disintegrate on re-entry, but there's always a chance small debris may pass through, likely a fuel called hydrazine , a substance safety officials say is highly toxic and corrosive. Aerospace, an organisation that researches both private and state-run space travel, told the Guardian: "When considering the worst-case location. Read More »

Google has made a decision to shut down its goo.gl URL shortening service

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Finally we have to deliver the good news, all the links that have been created using the goo.gl service till date will continue to work even after March 30, 2019. "While most features of goo.gl will eventually sunset, all existing links will continue to redirect to the intended destination", reads a Google Developers blog post. Read More »

Blue Moon creator to launch line of THC-infused non-alcoholic beers

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Now, after retiring from the booze industry in January, Villa has announced his newest venture, Ceria Beverages , a THC-infused brewed beverage scheduled to hit Colorado's adult-use cannabis market this year. The drinks will be non-alcoholic, since federal law prohibits brewers from combining marijuana with alcohol. The inventor of Blue Moon beer is launching three cannabis-infused drinks that promise intoxication without the alcoholic headache. Read More »

Google Play Store 9.3.30 and 9.4.18 now available

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Note. You'll still need to talk to your Google Home device, not the connected Bluetooth speakers for queries like asking questions, getting weather updates and using smart home commands. This information is extracted from the data you give in apps and your searches among other records . That's because Google collects information about us through ads. Read More »

Stanislaus County community invited to experience Jewish observance of Passover

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A special holiday prayer book called the Haggadah guides families through the Seder by relating a series of foods, objects and stories back to the account in Exodus. Each of the unusual aspects of the meal that the child observes speaks, symbolically, to an aspect of that story. Passover is also sometimes called the Festival of Unleavened Bread. Read More »

Arrow: Original Cast Member Exits the Series

Look, we love Willa , we love working with Willa , we love the character of Thea, we particularly have always loved Thea's relationship with Oliver. This was something that came out of the writers' room and it excited us for a variety of different reasons. "We talked certainly about the low-hanging fruit of 'Well, the simplest thing to do is bring Colton back and have her and Roy ride off into the sunset together, ' sort of the way they do at the beginning of the episode", he shared with EW. Read More »

[Sprint as well] Verizon Note 8 starts getting Oreo update

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According to a report by South Korean publication The Investor , Samsung Display (a Samsung subsidiary) will start the production of the OLED panels for the Galaxy Note9 in April, which is two months earlier. The phone has 4GB RAM and the internal storage of the phone is 64GB and 128GB. Vodafone subscribers purchasing the latest Samsung flagship smartphones will be eligible to receive a 12-month Netflix subscription worth Rs.6,000 on Red Postpaid plan. Read More »

Going, going, Tiangong: China pretty sure its space station won't hit anyone

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While experts stress it's highly unlikely any of the space debris will make it to the Earth's surface, Governor Rick Snyder on Thursday activated the state's Emergency Operations Center to monitor the reentry. China reported to the United Nations that telemetry services with Tiangong-1 had "ceased functioning" on March 16, 2016. One of the most recent re-entries of space junk, comparable to Tiangong-1 in size, occurred in 2015, when Russia's Progress cargo ship failed to reach a ... Read More »

Easter Weekend Blue Moon Will Be The Last Until 2020

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Let's not forget that in 2018 we witnessed another such event - two full moons, therefore another Blue Moon in January also. The next full moon will be the Pink Moon on April 29th. 1, 2018. Generally, a full moon occurs each month when the sun, Earth and moon line up, with the Earth in between the two. The reason why March is now boasting two full moons has to do with the fact that February only had 28 days this year. Read More »

Astronauts spacewalk to fix int'l station

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The astronauts will also conduct maintenance on the station's truss, including removing video cameras and old hoses now mounted on it as part of a cooling component, NASA said. "Spacewalkers have now spent a total of 54 days and 10 hours working outside the station in support of assembly and maintenance of the orbiting laboratory", NASA said in a blog post after the astronauts finished their work. Read More »

(NASDAQ:MSFT) Position Reduced by Guyasuta Investment Advisors Inc

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Investmentaktiengesellschaft Fuer Langfristige Investoren Tgv decreased its stake in Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ) by 1.02% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Advisors Asset Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of Microsoft by 8.2% in the second quarter. (NYSE:MFA) for 244,975 shares. The investment professionals in our database now possess: 15.91 million shares, down from 15.98 million shares in 2017Q3. Read More »

Audiobooks From Google Play Get Smart Resume, Greater Speed Controls, and More

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He further added, "We will continue to provide solid services through consistent updates and events, while continuing to pursue customer satisfaction through marketing and promotions in each region around the world". If not, which service do you use instead? From here you can activate and deactivate the feature, and it works as expected. Furthermore, Google will now allow listeners to adjust the speed of the narration, or add a bookmark at a certain point that one may want to revisit. Read More »

You can officially buy an $80 Android phone now

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Announced back in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress 2018, ZTE's first Android Go phone , the Tempo Go is now available for purchase in the US. In case you need a catch-up, Android Go is a stripped down version of Android Oreo that has been created to run on entry-level smartphones. Google wants to bring the power of Android to each and every user on the planet, so it has come up with Android Go, which is basically a lighter version of Android. Read More »

Dying Light Update Introduces Free New Prison Heist Mode

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With strategy proving key to the attack you will need to optimise a plan and maintain a good flow of positive co-operation if you are to loot the place clean before the alarm goes off. In the Harran Egg Hunt, chase the zombified Easter Bunny and collect the eggs to unlock the magnificent Easter Outfit. Check out the in-game What's New menu or go to dyinglightgame.com/bounties for details. Read More »

Family killed in cliff plunge: free spirits or troubled?

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Authorities have still not found 15-year-old Devonte or his sisters, Hannah, 16, and Sierra, 12, who are missing and feared dead. The police officer pictured in a viral photo hugging Devonte Hart , the teen who is missing after his family's auto careened off a California highway Wednesday, has spoken out about the deadly crash and the impression the kindhearted boy made on him. Read More »