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Watch astronaut Peggy Whitson return to Earth after 288 days in space

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She was immediately given a pair of sunglasses to put on. Following the Soyuz MS-04 departure Saturday, the Expedition 53 crew - Bresnik, Nespoli and Ryazanskiy - will have the station to themselves until September 12 when three fresh crew members are scheduled to arrive: Soyuz MS-06 commander Alexander Misurkin, NASA flight engineer Mark Vande Hei and Joseph Acaba. Read More »

Instagram now allows you to view Stories on its mobile website

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From this information, what is clear is watching stories on the web is different considering the application where users may swipe and tap so they can bounce between bubbles in order to see what their friends on the platform are up to. This is impressive considering the fact that the company recently announced that it had 200 million daily active users. Overall, Instagram is being used by 700 million people globally. Read More »

Storm Lidia strengthens, moves into Mexico's Baja peninsula

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The Navy had deployed sailors and vehicles to the peninsula to carry out evacuations, while authorities in the state of Baja California Sur shut down its three worldwide airports. Irma was moving west-northwest near 10 miles per hour (17 kph) and that general motion was forecast to continue through early Friday. 'Some of the tropical moisture from Lidia may reach parts of the desert Southwest this holiday weekend, including southern California, southern Nevada and southwestern Arizona, ' ... Read More »

Mixer Create for Android and iOS Exits Beta

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The Mixer Create application, which was so far in the beta phase, allows users to stream gameplay directly from the phone itself. You can also do something called Co-Streaming, which lets you combine up to four streams "into a single viewing experience", Microsoft says. Read More »

The Orcs tell their version of Middle-earth: Shadow of War

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That said, the tone aside, the trailer does highlight the emergent, personal stories that can arise as a result of the game's Nemesis system, which debuted in 2014's Shadow of Mordor , and returns in the sequel. Mike "Forthog" Fogey has been re-envisioned as Forthog Orc-Slayer, seen here saving Talion from, appropriately enough, an orc. He is simply described as an "unstoppable warrior who saves Mordor's mightiest heroes at their moment of greatest need". Read More »

Biggest asteroid tracked by NASA passed safely by Earth early Friday morning

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Florence is also quite a record-breaker. Measurements from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and its NEOWISE (Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer) mission indicate Florence is about 2.7 miles or 4.4 kilometers in size. "Florence is the largest asteroid to pass this close to our planet since the first near-Earth asteroid was discovered over a century ago", said a U.S. Read More »

Welp, Bran Basically Confirmed He's the Night King

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But the whole Hodor thing, if I had read that as a theory, I would have said, 'Nah, this is insane.' So, who knows? "I think it's less that they're the same person and more that they're two of the ancient beings of Westeros". Last night's season finale of Game of Thrones brought together one of the most memorable meetings of the entire series as nearly all of the show's remaining principal characters converge onto King's Landing to hold a meeting that takes place in the Dragonpit. Read More »

Star Wars BB-9E by Sphero

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Jedi Challenges brings you a Lenovo Mirage AR headset, a Tracking Beacon, a Lightsaber controller, and once you connect it to your Android smartphone, you'll get to play hours of Star Wars goodies. BB-9E isn't just for decoration though. To celebrate the occasion, a storm of new Star Wars toys will hit retailers today and many older and current sets will also go on sale. Read More »

Western Digital unveils 400 GB-capacity microSD card

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The company announced today its 400GB SanDisk microSD card now the world's highest-capacity microSD card for use in mobile devices. The capacity of the card was achieved through a combination of design and production processes that enable more bits per die, the company said . Read More »

Promoters: Pacquiao-Horn rematch won't happen this year

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Less than two weeks after it was announced boxing legends Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn would meet again in the ring, the former champion has backed out. Full time Philippine Senator and part-time boxer Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao is still undecided on whether or not he wants to rematch WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn this year or 2018. Read More »

Dead Rising 4 coming to Playstation 4 this December

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A timed exclusive for Xbox One , Dead Rising 4 released to widespread critical and commercial shrugging with many criticising its slimmed down approach to the Dead Rising we've seen over the past decade. Additionally, Xbox One and PC owners will get all the new Dead Rising 4 content as a free update when Frank's Big Package hits shelves. So bringing it around in December again will really make folks feel like killing a few zombies in time for the holidays. Read More »

Hubble delivers hints of water on Earth-like TRAPPIST-1 system

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All these planets are similar in size to Earth and Venus, or slightly smaller, and have very short orbital periods. The star-called TRAPPIST-1-is an ultracool dwarf star 40 light years away. "Earth-sized planets can capture hundreds of Earth-oceans' worth of water when they form, but it's highly dependent on so many factors, and hard to say", Dr.de Wit said. Read More »

Eric Schmidt reportedly pressured think tank into firing Google critic

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Authorities in Europe have two ongoing cases that are separate from this one against Google over if it abuses its position in the market with advertising and Android technology. The think tank has since released email correspondence with Lynn to back up its version of events . "We are going to make sure Google doesn't get away with this", the website reads, asking for users to sign their petition. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton hoping to spoil Ferrari anniversary at Monza

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Obviously you need to be aware of what you are doing, but it wasn't like I was saving myself. "There are a couple of things we need to do better - auto balance, stability and braking, which is important round here to get the confidence". That may be true, with Vettel only finishing outside the podium places three times, and each occasion having mitigating circumstances, but neither he nor Hamilton , despite winning nine races between them this year, have actually won back-to-back races. Read More »

Lenovo's mixed reality headset offers built-in tracking for $350

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Users should expect each feature update to receive 18 months of support before Microsoft require users to be on a current release in order to continue receiving updates and support. This will be flawless for those users who are planning on playing Xbox Play Anywhere games. As part of this effort, the first batch of Windows Mixed Reality headsets will be available on October 17. Read More »

Kenyan court overturns presidential election result, orders new vote

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According to the KNCHR, 24 people died during protests that erupted following the announcement of the election results. Odinga is a longtime challenger for the presidency who has yet to claim the country's top office. "We are ready for elections but we don't have confidence" in the electoral commission (IEBC), he added. "The focus of the decision is in the transmission of presidential results". Read More »

Ezekiel Elliott hearing ends after 3 days

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Few details have emerged so far about the hearing, which is reportedly being held in NY and is expected to conclude today, according to Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio . Adam Schefter and Dan Graziano of ESPN reported the news on the hearing's proceedings, which started Tuesday and ended Thursday. Lisa Friel, the NFL's special counsel for investigations, testified Wednesday and her testimony was consistent with Roberts'. Read More »

Essential phone firm apologises for stupid driver license data break

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While Rubin called the episode a "humbling" and "humiliating" experience, he did not mention the ways in which Essential is going to take care of shipping. Can the Essential PH-1 mask this blunder? In addition to the written apology to those customers and the public, Rubin made mention (on Twitter ) that Essential will be providing the customers affected with the Essential Phone PH1 at no cost. Read More »

This one chart from India shows why no country should try demonetisation

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India's economic growth is likely to remain "soft" and the GDP is expected to grow by 6 per cent in April-June, down from 6.1 per cent in the preceding quarter, says an HSBC report. The finance minister explained that as manufacturers were selling pre-stocked items, trade was not affected. Jaitley said that GDP as low as 5.7 per cent throws up challenge for the economy. Read More »

Apple Net Neutrality Comments to FCC: Don't Allow Fast Lanes

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The statement may drive a wider divide between incumbent carriers and competitive carrier industry groups in the net neutrality debate. While it's not precisely clear why Apple didn't make any mentions of Title II, which is the legitimate legal issue, it seems to be on the same page as the American people. Read More »

Pokemon GO: How To Capture Legendary Pokemon Raikou, Entei, and Suicune

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Pokemon GO players who use the official GO Plus accessory have been a bit frustrated since the big Gym update that the device isn't able to collect items from those locations the same way it can from Pokestops. Players can participate in the upcoming field test of the Ex Raid Battle . " Exclusive raids will periodically appear at Gyms around the world; however, unlike existing raids, Trainers will be invited to join an Exclusive Raid Battle". Read More »

Moto X4 Launched with 12MP Dual-lens Camera & Amazon's Alexa AI

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The frame of the smartphone is expected to be made out of metal. Tipster Roland Quandt has tweeted an image of what seems to be a booth at the event, which has the name of the Moto X4 on it. Of course, Moto's usual arsenal of software features are present here yet again, like Moto Actions and Moto Voice. It is the first Motorola phone with Amazon's Alexa on board. Read More »

Nest releases cheaper, redesigned Thermostat E

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Alternatively, Nest has a simpler option for it, allowing you to just set it to a basic schedule, where it cribs its homework from the previous generation of devices and picks a schedule that most people seem to like. The biggest takeaway when comparing differences of the E to the original Nest Thermostat is the price. When turned off, the frosted display takes on a glacier-gray color and fades into the background. Read More »

LG V30 Smartphone With F/1.6 Lens Can Emulate Style Of Other Photos

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LG has finally released all of the specs and details about the new LG V30 smartphone which updates the V20. What we can tell you is that the phone will arrive in South Korea on September 21 . LG will launch the smartphone in other countries starting October. LG V30 is also well equipped on the audio front and offers 32-bit Hi-Fi DAC with voice recognition. Read More »

Sonic Forces Set for November Release

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In the meantime, Sonic Forces launches on PC, Nintendo Switch , PlayStation 4, and Xbox One worldwide on November 7, with the Japanese version landing November 9. A pseudo-sequel to Sonic Generations , this game has Modern Sonic teaming up again with Classic Sonic , along with a third custom character of the player's own creation. Read More »

Maruti Suzuki to transforms retail network through "Maruti Suzuki ARENA"

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Maruti Suzuki claims customers can now experience the convenience of booking their cars or even personalising through an all-new website. It is built in the pillars of design, technology and experience. The new advanced navigation portal will help Maruti connect with younger gen customers. Maruti Suzuki , India's largest carmaker by volume, now has almost 50 percent of the market share. Read More »

Logitech Craft Keyboard With 'Crown' Dial, MX Sound 2.0 Speakers Launched

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The Crown, they call it - and the keyboard it sits on is The Craft. The Logitech Craft is a sturdy and comfortable wireless keyboard for Mac and Windows that has a wheel in the upper-left corner, just above the escape key. "With MX Sound you now can have awesome audio in a product created to complement even the most premium desktop environment", said Philippe Depallens, vice president and general manager of Logitech Audio. Read More »

Distant Galaxy Sends Out 15 High-Energy Radio Bursts

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An Indian scientist , working with a million dollar worldwide project " Breakthrough Lister" has succeeded detecting 15 mysterious, repeating Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs ), coming from a distant dwarf Galaxy. Life on Earth consisted only of single-celled organisms; it would be another billion years before even the simplest multi-cellular life began to evolve. Read More »