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Watch NASA launch next planet-hunting satellite aboard SpaceX Falcon 9

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The vessel is a key component in the company's plans to colonize Mars. SpaceX already has a system in place for returning the first stages of its rockets, which it has demonstrated with the boosters landing upright . "Can [definitely] be done, just about minimizing mass". The second stage is already created to shift its orbit to a certain point in the Pacific Ocean with no islands and few ships. Read More »

Microsoft Takes a Mulligan with Windows 10 Build 17134

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Windows Latest wrote in a blog post: "While Microsoft remained tight-lipped on the reason for this decision, it's believed that a blocking bug has delayed the release ". It has no new features but simply corrects the problems in Build 17133 - which should have been the version that we saw being released as stable. Instead of fixing the bug, Microsoft has temporarily issued a new build with a cumulative update. Read More »

Flipkart inks partnership with Asus

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Details are still scarce but the phone will be powered by the Snapdragon 636 chipset, a slightly less powerful version of the Snapdragon 660 (it still features an octa-core Kryo processor). Investors in the Bengaluru-based company, including New York-based investment firm Tiger Global Management, South African media conglomerate Naspers, venture capital firm Accel and China's Tencent Holdings, have agreed to sell their stakes to Walmart. Read More »

Published a teaser of the smartphone Xiaomi Mi 6X

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The chipset will be mated to 16GB of onboard storage, and the RAM configuration is not revealed in this report . The Redmi Note 5 is priced at Rs 9,999 for the 3GB RAM variant , while the 4GB RAM option is priced at Rs 11,999 . But it surely isn't giving up on the Mi A1 just yet. Xiaomi has confirmed that the invites that were sent out last week, were indeed for the launch of Mi 6X . Read More »

Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls Announced by Konami for iOS; First Screenshots Released

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While it seems that the initial round of invitees will likely be Japanese gamers, the language of some of the game's initial details suggests that the full release might actually be global. Grimoire of Souls will feature Genya Arikado as its protagonist as he attempts to stop Dracula from resurrecting into the mortal realm yet again. Strengthen your favorite character and take on the powerful enemies that block your path forward! Is this a game you'd be interested in playing? Of course, ... Read More »

Former Spies Are Harvesting Facebook Photos for Huge Facial Recognition Database

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The information in the facial recognition database was "harvested from such online sources as YouTube, Facebook and open and closed forums all over the globe", according to the Terrogence website . This is because the data you interact with tells a lot about your personality. Facebook , in a blog post, said the programme in India aims "to fight the spread of false news on our platform". Read More »

Pre-load God Of War From Today

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This trailer comes as part of a series of pre-release videos for the title, with previous trailers giving details into the game's musical score and it's progression system . Barlog describes Atreus as "the hand that pulls the humanity out [of Kratos]", opening his father up to the change that might not have been possible before. Read More »

Ford Fiesta ST Confirmed for Australia

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Ford offers different interior styling packs, offering alternative trim and finishes inside the vehicle, and it's likely NZ STs will feature a high specification as standard. "Having Ford on the Supercars grid with its iconic Mustang is going to be brilliant for the whole sport". "For years, Mustang was unobtainable for customers on most parts of the planet". Read More »

After Texture Acquisition, Apple's Prepping News Subscription Service

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The new service would be exposed to customers through an upgraded Apple News app, mirroring Apple's integration of its $9.99 Apple Music subscription inside the Music app. The company recently said that it has a total of 240 million paid subscriptions across its stores, including apps, video, and music. Currently , Apple sells subscriptions for iCloud storage and Apple Music. Read More »

Samsung to Make an iPhone X Style Phone Notch

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Alas, Samsung has many different smartphone models, not just high-end Galaxy S and Galaxy Note phones, and we may see Samsung swipe Apple's notched display design on one or several upcoming smartphones. The bottom of the device features a USB Type-C port, a speaker grille and the 3.5mm headphone jack. The body is made of metal and it has a power control button. Read More »

Android Apps Found to Improperly Track Kids

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Google measured which versions of Android were used to access the Play Store during the 7-day period ending on April 16, 2018, and found that usage of Android Oreo (8.0 and 8.1) had grown 4.6 percent from 1.1 percent in early February . Read More »

Toyota readies 'talking' vehicles for 2021

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Toyota Motor Corp. plans to start selling USA vehicles that can talk to each other using short-range wireless technology in 2021, potentially preventing thousands of accidents annually. The US Transportation Department has yet to decide whether to adopt a pending proposal that would require all future vehicles to have the advanced technology. Read More »

Spotify swipes a major player from Apple Music

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However, it looks like he'll be taking his talents over to a competing streaming service. With the departure of Chery, Apple Music appears to be continuously shuffling its team. We already know Spotify is a few steps ahead of Apple Music in terms of subscribers and popularity. To give an idea of what to expect, Spotify shared an invite that reads, "Hear what's next for our mobile app". Read More »

How to watch SpaceX launch NASA's new TESS planet hunter

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Of these, some 300 are expected to be Earth-sized and super-Earth-sized exoplanets , which are worlds no larger than twice the size of Earth . Such planets would be candidates for harboring life. By NASA [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsNASA will carefully use the new TESS satellite to keep an eye on 200,000 of the closest stars in the galaxy . Read More »

Snow to continue after 4th coldest start to April in Chicago's history

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According to Cable at KSFY TV we're expecting another round of a wintery mix beginning Tuesday night. Tuesday and Wednesday gusts could reach 40 miles per hour. The weather service said there is a slight chance of rain and snow Friday, with a high in the lower 50s. Snow amounts will not be anywhere near this past weekend but Cable is forecasting 2 to 5 inches of snow in Sioux Falls. Read More »

The Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows

The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $100.35. There is no guarantee that when share prices reach a 52 week low, the stock will begin to trade higher - it could break down to an even lower level. Therefore 50% are positive. The Walt Disney Company had 153 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS ) earned "Market Perform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, August 5. Read More »

Mega Drive and Master System set for Nintendo Switch

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Now we just need to wait for E3 to roll around so Sega can provide us with a release schedule, as well as when Saturn, Dreamcast and arcade games will start rolling in. As somebody who's into both Sega and retro games , I've heard a lot about Sega Ages , but I've never had a chance to try out the series for myself. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro Can Not Access Internet Purposely

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Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus are now receiving a new patch on T-Mobile's network. The South Korean tech giant, which ranked at seventh in 2015 and 2016, slipped to 24th place in 2017 after suffering from the safety scandal involving batteries used on the Note 7 phablet released a year earlier. Read More »

Fortnite could get games with more than 100 players

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If you see any links for something like this, you should steer well clear as Epic Games have confirmed it won't be arriving in April. Bleszinski didn't go into too much detail on what exactly the situation he was referring to entailed, but he alleged that Epic Games had tried to poach at least one of his employees. Read More »

Kingdom Hearts 3 includes 80s LCD-style mini-games

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These mini-games are inspired by 1980s LCD games and classic Disney cartoons. You can check out the brief trailer down below. The games are titled as follows: The Barnyard Battle , The Karnival Kid , Giant Land, and Musical Farmer . You can check out the full trailer below for Kingdom Hearts 3 which will be heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One later this year. Video game stories from other sites on the web. Read More »

Buys Shares of 7821 Bank of America (NYSE:BAC)

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Citigroup , also based in NY, reported a profit of $4.62 billion, or $1.68 a share, compared with a profit of $4.1 billion, or $1.35 per share, in the same period a year earlier. sell-side analysts anticipate that Bank of America will post 2.5 EPS for the current fiscal year. BAC's profit will be $6.03 billion for 12.63 P/E if the $0.59 EPS becomes a reality. Read More »

Nokia X to make a comeback, may launch on April 27

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HMD is knowing to revive old Nokia phones like the Nokia 3310 last year and the Nokia 8810 "banana phone" this year. Unlike the original, which ran a forked version of AOSP (Android Open Source Project) software, the new generation Nokia X is expected to be powered by pure Android, most probably v8.1 Oreo. Read More »

Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg are showing the way on taking responsibility

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For being different, I salute Mr Zuckerberg. Mr Zuckerberg testified before members of the US Senate and Congress after revelations that the political consulting firm UK-based Cambridge Analytica-a data mining firm used by the Donald Trump campaign in the last election-improperly harvested data of up to 87 million Facebook users. Read More »

Tax Day is April 17

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Specifically, if the IRS has found an error on your return or requests more information from you. "You still need to get an extension because if you don't and don't pay, the penalty is around 5 percent a month versus if you file the extension and pay later it is a half percent per month so that is a big difference", said Smith. Read More »

Rahul reaches India Gate to lead midnight march against atrocities on women

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Selja said the ideology of the BJP and the RSS was antithetical to the values espoused by Ambedkar and accused the ruling dispensation of making an attempt to appropriate the legacy of the dalit leader. "It was Rahulji's initiative and (there was) spontaneous response from Congress workers and citizens alike". Is this how they show respect to Baba Saheb? Fighting for justice without success, the rape survivor attempted suicide in front of the residence of UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, ... Read More »

The Syria Strikes and What Bashar al-Assad Wants

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When asked whether the UK had communicated with Russian Federation ahead of the strikes, May said: "This is not something that the United Kingdom has been involved in". NY time, Agence-France Presse reported . The attacks drew immediate and harsh criticism from Russian Federation, with President Vladimir Putin calling the strikes an " act of aggression against a sovereign state ... Read More »