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Oldest human fossil outside Africa found in Israel's north

Oldest human fossil outside Africa found in Israel's north

It's the absence of these two dental features in the Misliya fossil, together with information from the other teeth and the jawbone itself, that tells us it came from a Homo sapiens . It also support...

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London gets its own giant meat shack in honour of Monster Hunter

London gets its own giant meat shack in honour of Monster Hunter

Never be afraid to try something out of your comfort zone in the Monster Hunter series of games, which includes Monster Hunter World . It's challenging for anyone, and traditionally it hasn't done ...

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Destiny 2's Iron Banner Set to Return With New Rewards

Destiny 2's Iron Banner Set to Return With New Rewards

So far, the weapon and armor perks have been more or less general. From next week you can get Raid armour with Raid perks in the form of mods to armour drops. You'll be able to rework your Maste...

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Apple HomePod Goes Up For Pre-order Today

Apple HomePod Goes Up For Pre-order Today

If you want to place a HomePod preorder, you may do so via Apple's own web site or from its Apple Store mobile app. Apple's hone audio solution was originally scheduled to launch in December r...

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Intel Expects No Financial Impact From Spectre And Meltdown

Intel Expects No Financial Impact From Spectre And Meltdown

In a press statement last Monday, Jan. 22, Intel executive vice president Navin Shenoy announced that they have identified the cause of the reboot issues for their Broadwell and Haswell CPU platform...

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Blue Moon in Qatar skies next Wednesday

Blue Moon in Qatar skies next Wednesday

During the total lunar eclipse , the moon will pass into the shadow of the Earth, blocked from direct sunlight by our planet, bathing Luna in a red glow that has led to the informal name of lunar ecl...

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SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket roars to life during test fire

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket roars to life during test fire

The developers posted a video on their social media accounts with a caption that read, "First static fire test of Falcon Heavy complete-one step closer to first test flight!" The Kennedy Spa...

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Plastic trash is the latest threat to coral reefs

Plastic trash is the latest threat to coral reefs

Plastics make corals sick. "Massive amounts of plastic are being thrown into the oceans from land", Harvell says, in countries that don't have much recycling and with dumps that are often adjacent to ...

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Lorenzo Cain, Brewers Reportedly Agree to 5-Year, $80M Contract

Lorenzo Cain, Brewers Reportedly Agree to 5-Year, $80M Contract

As we get closer to pitchers and catchers reporting, I get more and more confident that Yasmani Grandal is the catcher de jour. Cain and Yelich both played center last season, and it is unclea...

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Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ leaked design schematics show camera design

Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ leaked design schematics show camera design

All indications show the larger handset will have the dual camera feature all to itself, with the S9 retaining a single lens camera . This shaky, 10-second YouTube video appears to show a ...

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Apple announces iOS 11.3 previews for iPhone, iPad users

Apple announces iOS 11.3 previews for iPhone, iPad users

Self-monitoring of health is the new craze among users. Alphabet (Google), Microsoft and Samsung have similar ambitions in the space. Data collected through the app is confidential to the app creator ...

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Apple Previews IOS 11.3; To Add Battery Features

Apple Previews IOS 11.3; To Add Battery Features

Though first released with iOS 10.2.1, this is the first time users can see the feature in action via the Settings app. The new update has a feature in the Settings app under Battery that wi...

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A giant 'disco ball' is being sent into space

A giant 'disco ball' is being sent into space

Rocket Lab's Founder and CEO Peter Beck posing with the Humanity Star his company secretly launched to space on January 21, 2018. Covered in 65 highly-reflective panels, the satellite is rapidly ...

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Fitbit extends support of Pebble smartwatches until the end of June 2018

Fitbit extends support of Pebble smartwatches until the end of June 2018

Without the Pebble app store, the only way users can manage third-party apps and watch faces is through other programs like. You can find out more details about what Fitbit has planned at the link bel...

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Game developers' confidence in Switch grows while faith in VR declines

Some of the results from the survey aren't too surprising-console and PC development are up while mobile and VR are down-but a clear victor for game developers going into the 2018 appears to be the N...

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Sonos counters Apple's HomePod by selling two speakers for same $349 price

Sonos counters Apple's HomePod by selling two speakers for same $349 price

In addition to its competitive pricing, the Sonos One supports multiple smart assistants, including Amazon's Alexa and the Google Assistant. The company has announced the "Sonos Two" bundle , which...

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Google Ends

Google Ends "Moonshot" Competition For Private Space Companies

The XPrize Foundation said in a post on its website that it "did expect a victor by now", but said that none of the teams will try to launch before the March 31 deadline. March 31, 2018 will be kn...

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Apple brings medical records to the iPhone

The AR experience will also appear more sharp, as the real-world view now supports auto-focus and has 50 percent greater resolution. There's a new software update ready for both Apple TV (fourth gen...

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Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus Spotted on 3C Certification Website

Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus Spotted on 3C Certification Website

However, is this truly a video of the Galaxy S9? While it's possible that this is the S9, there's no way for us to know for sure. The removed webpage discussed a new 3-stack fast-read-out sens...

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Windows 10 Will Now Show You Data It's Sending Back To Microsoft

Windows 10 Will Now Show You Data It's Sending Back To Microsoft

Product and Service Usage data includes details about the usage of the device, operating system, applications, and services. Soon you'll be able to see the diagnostic data Microsoft collects from Win...

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Egypt's military arrests presidential hopeful

Egypt's military arrests presidential hopeful

Ahead of the vote, the overwhelmingly pro-el-Sissi media have been building a personality cult portraying him as the only man qualified to lead, while denouncing each potential challenger. The case wa...

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Snapchat now allows sharing on other social media

Snapchat now allows sharing on other social media

That's a departure from past approaches where Snap worked to distance the key product from rival offerings. Our/Search Stories are made available for 30 days, while Official Stories are only viewa...

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Microsoft unveils Xbox One X in India

Microsoft unveils Xbox One X in India

The first Xbox One exclusive slated to come to Game Pass will be the Rare's Sea of Thieves multiplayer pirate game, set to launch March 20. In June 2017, Xbox Game Pass launched and brought hu...

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Facebook feels that internet can harm democracy

Facebook feels that internet can harm democracy

Facebook Inc warned on Monday that it could offer no assurance that social media was on balance good for democracy, but the company said it was trying what it could to stop alleged meddling in elect...

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Apple works with Malala Fund to support girls' education in Lebanon

Apple works with Malala Fund to support girls' education in Lebanon

Yousafzai, now a student at Oxford University , was shot by the Taliban for going to school in Pakistan when she was 15. Malala also spoke out about the news thanking Apple and Tim Cook for...

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Google Brings Audiobooks to Google Play

Google Brings Audiobooks to Google Play

Audible does this too, but your Google Play Books-based audiobooks save your listening position in the cloud so you can easily move between devices, like an Android phone on the go and a Google ...

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Missouri State student emails all campus 'Claudias' over missed Tinder connection

Missouri State student emails all campus 'Claudias' over missed Tinder connection

Enter Hayden from Missouri State. "If you choose "right" we could totally get some donuts or something", he wrote. After smoothing things over with her mom, the big question now is will Claudia an...

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Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' coming on January 31

Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' coming on January 31

How rare is the event? Super moon , on the other hand, happens when the the moon is closest to earth during a full moon. Though the exact moment of this full moon is 8:37 a.m. For skywatchers in ...

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Microsoft Unveils Lower-Cost K-12 Devices in Fight for School Market

Microsoft Unveils Lower-Cost K-12 Devices in Fight for School Market

Microsoft has an edge globally when it comes to classroom PCs, but the Google Chrome OS rules in the U.S. To capture that important market and take on Google's low-priced Chromebooks , Microsoft has...

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Intel warns users to stay away from its Meltdown, Spectre patch

Intel warns users to stay away from its Meltdown, Spectre patch

The company had already acknowledged that the patch could lead to unexpected reboots, but had previously publicly advised users to install it anyway. For now, leaving processors unpatched means chip...

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Vidya, Irrfan win best actor at Filmfare

Vidya, Irrfan win best actor at Filmfare

It was a celebration night for Bollywood biggies of the best works from the year 2017. He had slammed the award show for including Rajkummar Rao's name under just supporting actor category, and not ...

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Head of popular girl band leads N. Korean team to S. Korea

Head of popular girl band leads N. Korean team to S. Korea

In a diplomatic breakthrough after a year of escalating tension over the North's nuclear and missile programmes, the International Olympic Committee announced yesterday that North Korea will send 2...

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ULA highlights reel from Friday night's Atlas 5 launch

ULA highlights reel from Friday night's Atlas 5 launch

A blast of cold air is not expected to stop an Atlas V rocket launch from the Space Coast Thursday night. ULA's Atlas V rocket is scheduled to blast-off at 7:48 p.m. The SBIRS program is created t...

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Commercial rocket from New Zealand deploys small satellites

Commercial rocket from New Zealand deploys small satellites

Still Testing will carry small Earth-imaging satellites for U.S. companies Planet Labs and Spire Global . The company launched its Electron rocket for the first time in May and reached space but ...

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Reliance Q3 profit up 25.5%; GRM at Dollars 11.6/bbl

Reliance Q3 profit up 25.5%; GRM at Dollars 11.6/bbl

At a consolidated level, RIL , which is the country's largest private sector firm, beat estimates with its net profit coming in at Rs 9,423 crore compared with Rs 7,533 crore in the same period past ...

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Bus inferno kills 52 in Kazakhstan

Bus inferno kills 52 in Kazakhstan

It was reported that most, if not all victims of the accident, were citizens of Uzbekistan. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. The bus, manufactured in 1989, was registered in Kazakhs...

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IN remains only state to regulate temperature of beer sold

IN remains only state to regulate temperature of beer sold

They also said they would pay an additional fee for the right to sell cold beer, which could be used to aid liquor stores. Singh and his family own several liquor stores and gas stations. ( Indianap...

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Improving and warmer weather for the weekend

Improving and warmer weather for the weekend

Our skies will begin to clear on Wednesday , but temperatures will only make it into the low to mid 40s as cooler air settles into the region behind that cold front. The fog and spotty rain showers c...

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New Gen Maruti Suzuki Swift unveiled, bookings open

New Gen Maruti Suzuki Swift unveiled, bookings open

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. has just unveiled the latest generation model of its hottest selling hatchback vehicle in the country, the Swift . The 2018 Swift will also mark another change in Maruti...

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Err, what?! Fans are CONVINCED that Kylie Jenner was Kim Kardashian's surrogate

Err, what?! Fans are CONVINCED that Kylie Jenner was Kim Kardashian's surrogate

Possibly Khloe gives birth her baby by the end of March or starting of April, and Kylie fans are waiting for that when she reveal her good news. The rapper's post that was widely circulated on Tw...

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