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Kepler Astronomers Discover Treasure Trove Of New Exoplanets

Kepler Astronomers Discover Treasure Trove Of New Exoplanets

An global team of researchers made the discovery while analyzing 275 potential exoplanet candidates that showed up in the Kepler data during the spacecraft's second mission, called K2. The 100 new p...

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World too strong for U.S. in NBA Rising Stars duel

World too strong for U.S. in NBA Rising Stars duel

He was snubbed despite earning the third most fan votes among Eastern Conference guards , but he understands rookies, including James, were also snubbed during their first year in the National Basket...

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Natalie Portman, Gina Rodriguez & Cast Of 'Annihilation' Arrive At Premiere

Natalie Portman, Gina Rodriguez & Cast Of 'Annihilation' Arrive At Premiere

In the novels, Portman's character is of Asian descent while Jason Leigh's is part Caucasian and part American-Indian. According to Garland, the Asian and Native American erasure was unintentional, ...

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Uber drops support for its Windows 10 app

Uber drops support for its Windows 10 app

Have you been facing issue while transferring your photos to your Windows PC? If you're a OneDrive user or you already backup phone photos to another cloud service, this new app probably isn't for...

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus 'ready to rock' after breast-cancer surgery

Julia Louis-Dreyfus 'ready to rock' after breast-cancer surgery

Back in October, the Veep star let fans know that she was tackling the illness head-on with chemotherapy treatments. On February 14, 2018, Julia Louis-Dreyfus gave a huge update regarding her ...

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Bring the family back together with the new Incredibles 2 trailer

Bring the family back together with the new Incredibles 2 trailer

Earlier this week, Disney also released three new teaser posters . Incredible aka Bob Parr, Holly Hunter voicing his wife Helen/Elastigirl, Sarah Vowell and Huck Miler as their kids Violet ...

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Gmail Go is the lightweight Android email app you can't have

Gmail Go is the lightweight Android email app you can't have

Gmail Go weighs just around 9.51MB compared to 20.66MB of the regular app. However, some early adopters have pointed out that scrolling on Gmail Go is a much more choppy experience than on the st...

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YouTube TV Adds Markets, Networks and Hikes Price

YouTube TV Adds Markets, Networks and Hikes Price

With this expansion comes several new major channels, including Adult Swim , Turner Classic Movies, and more. YouTube TV is billed as a cable-free live TV offering that is "built from the groun...

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Facebook wants to be bigger than Big Brother with the Onavo VPN

Facebook wants to be bigger than Big Brother with the Onavo VPN

Unfortunately in some cases, this tracking feature isn't always disclosed so publicly, and in some cases is masquerading as something else. Onavo Protect, the VPN client from the data-security a...

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Apple's New HomePod Is Leaving Mysterious White Rings On Wood Tables

Apple's New HomePod Is Leaving Mysterious White Rings On Wood Tables

The Wirecutter called it the " best current speaker for Apple Music", compared to competitors like Sonos One and the Google Home Max, and Wired says it "sounds unbelievable". HomePod links ...

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Project Fi now supports 170 countries for worldwide travel

Project Fi now supports 170 countries for worldwide travel

Voice calls to the US from all supported countries cost $0.20/minute. Today, Project Fi is adding more countries, while adding proactive travel alerts based on your emails. The app has these notific...

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Some iPhones crash on Telugu script bug

Some iPhones crash on Telugu script bug

When this character is sent to a device, it can cause the recipient's messaging app to crash . Those who have enabled web access can delete the bad message from the web. It merits mentioning here tha...

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Samsung executive connected to Samsung Pay, Knox and Bixby leaves for Google

Samsung executive connected to Samsung Pay, Knox and Bixby leaves for Google

Rhee In-jong, former executive vice president at Samsung Electronics and creator of the Bixby artificial intelligence system, has recently joined Google to lead the U.S. This is not to say the mobil...

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Facebook Is Officially for Old People

Facebook Is Officially for Old People

The research firm per Recode , estimated that the social networking giant will lose around 2.1 million users in the USA below the age of 25. Facebook is surging in popularity among the over-55s...

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Russian Federation cancels supplies trip to International Space Station

Russian Federation cancels supplies trip to International Space Station

But the gyros are not able to change the station's altitude and the USA segment does not include any thrusters or fuel storage tanks. The proposal envisions a future for the station in low-Earth orb...

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Nokia 8 Gets Android 8.1 Oreo Update

Nokia 8 Gets Android 8.1 Oreo Update

The Nokia 8 is now receiving Official Android 8 .1 Oreo. Currently, the HMD Global portfolio consists of Nokia 2 , Nokia 3 , Nokia 5 , Nokia 6 , Nokia 7 , Nokia 8 , and multiple variants ...

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Elon Musk Explains Why SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Core Booster Crashed

Elon Musk Explains Why SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Core Booster Crashed

Last week, SpaceX launched the Falcon Heavy rocket , which embarked on an elliptical orbit around the sun extending as far out as Mars' orbit. Landing used rocket cores and reusing them is on...

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon X24 modem will enable 2 Gbps LTE speeds

Qualcomm's Snapdragon X24 modem will enable 2 Gbps LTE speeds

We're on the cusp of seeing its successor, 5G, mature enough to ship in phones and practically everything else that connects to the internet, but one purveyor of LTE products, Qualcomm , wants to bri...

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'Justice for Colten' rally draws dozens in Vancouver after not-guilty verdict

'Justice for Colten' rally draws dozens in Vancouver after not-guilty verdict

In a scene played out across the country Saturday, about 250 people gathered in front of the Victoria courthouse to protest after a white farmer was acquitted in the shooting death of a young Indig...

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Winter Olympics opening ceremony sees Intel use record 1218 drones

Winter Olympics opening ceremony sees Intel use record 1218 drones

The live show was meant to be a pared down version of the feat, with 300 drones flying at the end of the opening ceremony, but that too was scrapped. The drones are lightweight and are the only ones...

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Destiny 2 and Call of Duty: WWII drives earnings for Activision Blizzard

Destiny 2 and Call of Duty: WWII drives earnings for Activision Blizzard

Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 20,298,735 shares of the company's stock worth $1,168,587,000 after purchasing an additional 18,094,334 shares during the last quarter. At present, 0 analysts call i...

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NASA Exhibits the Most Distant Images Taken by a Spaceship

NASA Exhibits the Most Distant Images Taken by a Spaceship

These December 2017 false-color images of KBOs 2012 HZ84 (left) and 2012 HE85 are, for now, the farthest from Earth ever captured by a spacecraft. It has the goal of observing "at least two-dozen" mor...

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Forget dislike; Facebook is testing a 'Downvote' button to moderate comments

Forget dislike; Facebook is testing a 'Downvote' button to moderate comments

Besides the buttons "like" and "reply, ' a handful of users are as well seeing the 'downvote" button below the comments of Facebook posts . For the downvoting button, the company admits that only 5...

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Apple investigating claims AirPods 'blew up' in man's ear

Apple investigating claims AirPods 'blew up' in man's ear

Colon says he believes the gadget's battery was responsible for the damage. When he returned, the right AirPod looked like melted plastic, and was obviously no longer going to work. A few years ago,...

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Asteroid to closely pass by earth on Friday

Asteroid to closely pass by earth on Friday

Despite its size and the close proximity, NASA says the space rock will pass by safely at around 5.30pm EST Friday. Another asteroid is headed our way - the second this week - but there's no nee...

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Windsor's unemployment rate sees significant drop

Windsor's unemployment rate sees significant drop

It's the second straight month of job losses in the Greater Sudbury area. In Ontario, which increased its minimum wage in January, employment fell during the month, due to losses in part-time work. ...

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Qualcomm Again Rejects Broadcom's $150 Bn Acquisition Offer

Qualcomm Again Rejects Broadcom's $150 Bn Acquisition Offer

Qualcomm has rejected the improved takeover offer from Broadcom , saying it undervalues the company and has too much regulatory uncertainty. There is a possibility it will happen though because in Ma...

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Samsung starts rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S8

Samsung starts rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Galaxy S8

With the update expected to pickup steam in the next few weeks, now would be a great time to start preparing yourself and your Galaxy S8 for Oreo. As promised, the update is made available for the t...

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Redeem Gold Points for eligible digital purchases for the Nintendo Switch system!

Redeem Gold Points for eligible digital purchases for the Nintendo Switch system!

Low exchange rate and a year of waiting may make Nintendo Gold Points mostly worthless, but at least in early March we'll be able to use them for a few bucks off Kirby Star Allies . Those coins can t...

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The Cheddar Man rolls out a surprise

The Cheddar Man rolls out a surprise

The scientists from London's Natural History Museum and University College London (UCL) analysed DNA from an nearly complete Homo sapiens skeleton, known as Cheddar Man after it was found in a c...

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Maruti Suzuki launches new Swift in India for Rs 4.99 lakhs

Maruti Suzuki launches new Swift in India for Rs 4.99 lakhs

The Swift was first launched in 2005 as the first gen model, followed by the launch of the second gen model in 2011. Built on Suzuki's innovative fifth generation HEARTECT platform, the all-new Swift ...

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Ford Motor (NYSE:F) Lowered to Buy at Vetr

Ford Motor (NYSE:F) Lowered to Buy at Vetr

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Fayez Sarofim & Co. bought a new stake in General Motors in the 3rd quarter valued at $202,000...

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Casino mogul Wynn resigns amid sex misconduct claims

Casino mogul Wynn resigns amid sex misconduct claims

Gaming Commission Chairman Steve Crosby said last week that those working in Everett to build the casino should "feel fine" carrying on with their jobs. After the damning accusations first dropped...

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Google reportedly working on video game streaming service called 'Yeti'

Google reportedly working on video game streaming service called 'Yeti'

This service is said to be bundled with an in-house gaming console or on its existing Chromecast device, according to a report by The Information (via ArsTechnica ). With the gaming industry no...

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Here's every single new emoji coming to iPhone and Android this year

Here's every single new emoji coming to iPhone and Android this year

In September, the independent senator sent a letter to the California-based Unicode Consortium pressing for the emoji, highlighting the crustacean's economic and cultural value to Maine. Emoji have ...

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Elon Musk Sent a Tesla Playing David Bowie to Mars Yesterday

Elon Musk Sent a Tesla Playing David Bowie to Mars Yesterday

Of course, the cargo on the rocket's inaugural flight was pretty unique, with Musk deciding that rather than sending it up empty, he would strap in a Tesla Roadster vehicle - emblazoned with the w...

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Indian fake doctor infects 21 with HIV with tainted syringes

Indian fake doctor infects 21 with HIV with tainted syringes

Choudhary said the state's health department had launched an investigation following reports of a high number of HIV cases on the Bangarmau region. Sunil, Bangarmau Councillor said, "40 positive c...

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One S Bundle Announced

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One S Bundle Announced

The bundle also includes a one month trial of Xbox Game Pass, which will grant players access to over 100 Xbox games across three generations of the console, from the original Xbox to the Xbox One. ...

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Unusual ancient spider with tail discovered by scientists in Myanmar

Unusual ancient spider with tail discovered by scientists in Myanmar

Also, scientists aren't sure if it's poisonous because their fangs are not large enough to examine. Had there been any humans alive during the dinosaur age, they may not have been too scared of the ...

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 expected in India on February 14

Xiaomi Redmi 5 expected in India on February 14

The smartphone is expected to compete directly with Honor's recently released 9 Lite ( review ), which starts at Rs 10,999 for base 3GB/32GB variant. So the only way to be sure what Xiaomi's going...

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