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SpaceX sends recycled rocket to dock with ISS in world first

SpaceX sends recycled rocket to dock with ISS in world first

The Falcon 9's first stage fired for almost two-and-a-half minutes, propelling the Dragon cargo carrier toward orbit before making a pinpoint descent back to Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral Air Force...

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The End Has Come For AOL Instant Messenger

The End Has Come For AOL Instant Messenger

Fortunately there's no shortage of messaging services now - if you're not Facetiming or using Snapchat , that is. Its many abbreviations have carried on through the years as generations old and new...

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For net neutrality, all roads head to courts

For net neutrality, all roads head to courts

Critics contend the plan could kill the open internet as we know it. Activists say Pai is doing more than just rolling back the clock, pointing out that net neutrality has been largely enforced under ...

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IMac Pro Is On Sale Now

IMac Pro Is On Sale Now

Users can also apply custom lookup tables (LUTs) from popular colour grading apps like DaVinci Resolve and websites including PremiumBeat, Color Grading Central and more, the company claims. Other opt...

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NASA, Google AI Discover Eighth Planet in Kepler-90 System

NASA, Google AI Discover Eighth Planet in Kepler-90 System

But Google Artificial Intelligence - which enables computers to "learn" - looked at archival data obtained by NASA's planet-hunting Kepler telescope and uncovered the eighth planet. Researchers ...

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Injustice 2 Gets a Free Trial on Xbox One and PS4

Injustice 2 Gets a Free Trial on Xbox One and PS4

But, even if you don't want to drop cash, it's still a good shot at playing one of 2017's better games. Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment announce the free trial of Injus...

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DirectD has open pre-orders for the OnePlus 5T starting from RM2449

DirectD has open pre-orders for the OnePlus 5T starting from RM2449

Of course the back also includes a red Star Wars logo. The handset itself is essentially a remade version of the premium OnePlus 5T with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal flash memory, featuring a Sa...

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LG V30+ to go on sale on December 18: Price, specifications, features

LG V30+ to go on sale on December 18: Price, specifications, features

Furthermore, LG is also offering a one-time screen replacement and a wireless charger worth Rs 3000 along with the device. The phone has an internal memory of 128GB as mentioned above and the memory...

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Google will launch an AI research center in China

Google will launch an AI research center in China

In a blog post , Dr. Fei-Fei Li, chief scientist at Google Cloud said, "I believe AI and its benefits have no borders". Despite being booted out years ago, the company has been slowly been building ...

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Gov. Kate Brown asks Congress to renew CHIP funding

Gov. Kate Brown asks Congress to renew CHIP funding

For example, children in a family of four qualify for CHIP coverage if the family has income of at least $34,000 a year but not more than $65,000. "Should the funding not be reauthorized prior to wh...

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Mobile Acquires Layer3 TV, Will Launch Its Own TV Service in 2018

Mobile Acquires Layer3 TV, Will Launch Its Own TV Service in 2018

The deal has been in the works for some time, Legere said on a conference call Wednesday, and would have gone through even if T-Mobile's ill-fated merger with Sprint had been finalized. But it hig...

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Trump signs into law U.S. government ban on Kaspersky Lab software

Trump signs into law U.S. government ban on Kaspersky Lab software

For months, government officials have been clearing the Moscow-based cyber security company's products from the networks of United States federal agencies, a task that is now more-or-less completed. "...

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Life is Strange Coming this Week to iOS

Life is Strange Coming this Week to iOS

In what seems like a "why is this just happening" kind of move, Square Enix has announced that Life is unusual is now available for iOS devices. The mobile port of the game is being developed wi...

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Watch the fascinating birth of a new island in Tonga

Watch the fascinating birth of a new island in Tonga

This extended lease of life has allowed scientists to study it closely in the hope it will shed some light on where to find clues about life on Mars and in other parts of the solar system. Though we s...

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Instagram becomes an interest network with hashtag following

Instagram becomes an interest network with hashtag following

In order to follow a hashtag , you would first need to search for a topic of interest. When they do that, they'll start seeing relevant hashtags in their search results alongside related accounts. ...

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The iMac Pro release date is officially December 14

The iMac Pro release date is officially December 14

Translation: it's a hulking great mega beast with astonishing power, a lovely screen and awesome graphics. 'This will be our fastest and most powerful Mac ever, which brings workstation-class comput...

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Twitter Announces Threads, Its Native Tweetstorm Implementation

Twitter Announces Threads, Its Native Tweetstorm Implementation

The product changes are part of Twitter's effort to address concerns that its network is hard to use, which analysts have said is one reason why it's not picking up users as quickly as investors would...

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Nintendo Switch sales hit 10 million units in 9 months

Nintendo Switch sales hit 10 million units in 9 months

According to an interview with Japanese publication Nikkei (via industry analyst Dr. Serkan Toto ), Resident Evil , Street Fighter, and Mega Man publisher Capcom has desires to port even more games ...

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Ed Lee's Favorite Team Was The City Itself

Ed Lee's Favorite Team Was The City Itself

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee speaks during a news conference after attending New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's mayors summit on immigration reform on December 8, 2014, in Manhattan. He fought aggres...

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Ryan Reynolds' 'Detective Pikachu' Gets 2019 Release Date

Serebii notes that the release date shown is a placeholder date. The live-action Detective Pikachu movie now has an official release date and will hit theaters on May 10, 2019. Production is set ...

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Nokia 6 Successor Could Feature Galaxy Note 8 Infinity Display-Like Screen

Nokia 6 Successor Could Feature Galaxy Note 8 Infinity Display-Like Screen

So far, most of the leaked details suggest that all the new models will be rocking the ever trendy 18:9 aspect ratio display panels. Nokia 6 (2018 ) was recently spotted bearing the model numbe...

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Geminids Meteor Shower 2017 in India: Best Places to Watch the Spectacle

Geminids Meteor Shower 2017 in India: Best Places to Watch the Spectacle

By coincidence, 3200 Phaeton is making its closest swing by Earth this week, passing within a mere 6.4 million miles on December 16. Spectators will see several Geminids in the Southern Hemisphere, ...

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Google 'appsperiments' test three new mobile photography tools

Google 'appsperiments' test three new mobile photography tools

Selfissmo just as it sounds, is a selfie app that uses experimental research technology from Google to capture photos automatically every time you pose . The other experiments could be convenient, t...

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Trump to revive United States space program

The better known Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the Moon after Armstrong and a fervent advocate of future space missions, was also present at the ceremony but not mentioned by Trump during his speec...

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New Premier League TV deal will see over 200 games air live

New Premier League TV deal will see over 200 games air live

Clubs are targeting an increase in the already astonishing £5.14billion deal which is now in place between Sky Sports and BT Sports. The latest TV deal which began in 2016-17 and runs until 2018-19 ...

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Stop meddling in Lebanon

Stop meddling in Lebanon

Saad Hariri addressed French President Emmanuel Macron, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and other dignitaries gathered at a Paris summit on Friday in support of the tiny Mediterranean nation. T...

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MediEvil Remaster Announced For PlayStation 4 In 4K Resolution

MediEvil Remaster Announced For PlayStation 4 In 4K Resolution

As for The Last of Us Part II , Yoshida said Naughty Dog remains tight-lipped regarding the game's release details. Its last release was MediEvil: Resurrection for PlayStation Portable back in 2005...

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"SOULCALIBUR VI" Revealed for PS4, Xbox One, and PC

It's been almost five years since the last time we stepped into the arena, brandished our shields and our swords, and let our souls burn in a heated battle. However, few have been able to master weapo...

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Striking NASA satellite views of the California wildfires

Striking NASA satellite views of the California wildfires

Forecasters with the Los Angeles office of the National Weather Service warned that the region is in the midst of its strongest and longest Santa Ana wind event of the year. "May the Santa Ana's die d...

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Sensex Jumps Over 300 Points; Nifty Ends Above 10250

Sensex Jumps Over 300 Points; Nifty Ends Above 10250

On a weekly basis, the Sensex gained 417.36 points, or 1.27%, while the Nifty advanced 143.85 points, or 1.42%. The total turnover during the week on BSE fell to Rs 20,873.96 crs as against last w...

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Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Is Working On Another Paid YouTube Music Service

Alphabet Inc (GOOGL) Is Working On Another Paid YouTube Music Service

Yet major record labels say the growth would be even more significant if not for YouTube , which they criticize for not compensating them enough, considering how much people use the site to listen to...

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Bayonetta 3 officially announced for Nintendo Switch

Bayonetta 3 officially announced for Nintendo Switch

PlatinumGames and Nintendo confirm that Bayonetta 3 is in development as a Nintendo Switch exclusive. The first two games of the series will arrive first to the hybrid console though, to all...

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John Dorsey is the new Cleveland Browns GM

John Dorsey is the new Cleveland Browns GM

The Cleveland Browns are the last winless team in the National Football League, their rookie quarterback has been something close to a disaster and the general manager who'd been tasked with turni...

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Apple May Acquire Shazam in $401 Million Deal

The deal could be announced as soon as Monday. The company was last valued at over $1 billion, according to PitchBook , rendering Apple's purchase price of $400 million a significant discount....

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Huawei unveils Nova 2S handset with 6-inch screen in China

Huawei unveils Nova 2S handset with 6-inch screen in China

Now, the new Nova 2s also offers four cameras but packs high-end specifications and superior build quality. The Nova 2S is the successor to last year's Nova and Nova Plus , and for a price of around ...

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The Legend Of Zelda

The Legend Of Zelda

If you need anything else at all relating to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , including how to take down Calamity Ganon, as well as how to complete the previous Master Trials DLC, head o...

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Massive Black Hole Quasar Is The Farthest Ever Discovered

Massive Black Hole Quasar Is The Farthest Ever Discovered

This giant black hole was formed just 690 million years after the Big Bang. The old and farthest black hole ever witnessed is a celestial brute 800 million times more extensive than the sun which is...

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Subaru models earn top IIHS safety awards

Subaru models earn top IIHS safety awards

In order to qualify, model-year 2018 vehicles now need to have good-rated headlights and get a good or acceptable rating in IIHS' newest evaluation, the passenger-side small overlap front crash test. ...

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This Nissan Leaf May Become The First Driverless Taxi Next Year

This Nissan Leaf May Become The First Driverless Taxi Next Year

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor and DeNA have unveiled a new robo-vehicle mobility service, Easy Ride , in Japan. Called Easy Ride, the vehicles will work alongside a mobile app that enables user...

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Square Enix Teasing New Tomb Raider Game

Square Enix Teasing New Tomb Raider Game

We will have to wait and see if Crystal Dynamics - series developer since Tomb Raider: Legend - will be developing this game as well, or if a new studio will take the reins. Tomb Raider saw Croft s...

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