• Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and dreams of recovery from Note 7
Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and dreams of recovery from Note 7

Jan Dawson of Jackdaw Research was impressed by the new devices but also noted they would be priced higher than competitors from Apple and others. Samsung was clearly eager to move on and reclaim its reputation as an innovator. Preorders begin on Thursday, March 30 at 12:01 a.m. ET. USA carriers T-Mobile US Inc TMUS.O and Verizon Communic...

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  • Juno makes fifth pass at Jupiter's cloud tops
Juno makes fifth pass at Jupiter's cloud tops

While from the original image of Jupiter it was hard to tell whether it was a dark storm, Tkachenko's enhanced version of the image reveals rich detail in the storm and surrounding clouds. During these flybys, Juno will probe beneath the obscuring cloud cover of Jupiter and study the existence of a solid planetary core, map Jupiter's intense magnet...

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  • Retailers prepare as new £1 coin enters circulation
Retailers prepare as new £1 coin enters circulation

As well as being thinner, lighter and a little bigger than its predecessor, the " most secure coin in the world" boasts a hologram-like image and micro-sized lettering inscribed inside its rims by advanced laser systems. There are two different metallic parts to the coin (the inner and outer) and the Royal Mint explains the 12-sides of the coin ma...

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  • Sydney professor stopped from leaving China
Sydney professor stopped from leaving China

Feng, who was head of China Studies at UTS for 11 years, is well-known in academic circles for his research into contemporary politics, the growth of rights consciousness and democratic forces in mainland China. Chinese lawyers who had been in contact with Professor Feng said he had been stopped from leaving China by police who had accused him of t...

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  • Tillerson Urges US Senate To Approve Montenegro's NATO Bid
Tillerson Urges US Senate To Approve Montenegro's NATO Bid

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg refused to address questions concerning Mr. Tillerson's schedule before a meeting with Mr. Mattis at the Pentagon earlier in the day, saying only, "I think we all understand that in times of turmoil, in times of uncertainty, the need for strong global institutions like NATO is even greater".

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  • Destiny 2 Poster Leaked, Could be Announced Today
Destiny 2 Poster Leaked, Could be Announced Today

Destiny 2, the second entry in the series developed by Bungie , has been in development for quite some time, with Activision confirming multiple times that it will release sometime this year. There are not many games that are as aggressive as Destiny with their DLC and expansions packs. The game blends first-person shooting gameplay with...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S8 to shoot 1000 fps videos
Samsung Galaxy S8 to shoot 1000 fps videos

Samsung has today confirmed that the Galaxy Tab S3 will become available in the U.S for a hefty price tag of $599.99 the next week. It's said that the said device was secretly showcased to a limited of partners at the 2017 Mobile World Congress event.

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  • Malcolm Butler reportedly met with Saints ahead of schedule
Malcolm Butler reportedly met with Saints ahead of schedule

Patriots restricted free agent cornerback Malcolm Butler has scheduled a visit with the Saints at the team's headquarters on Thursday. They've already filled most of their biggest needs in free agency, and adding a top-tier cornerback like Butler would be the best move of the bunch as it would allow New Orleans to truly approach the draft with a ...

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  • Patrick Ewing, Tommy Amaker Make The Most Sense For Georgetown
Patrick Ewing, Tommy Amaker Make The Most Sense For Georgetown

Now a 15-year veteran of the coaching scene, Ewing may finally be closing in on his first opportunity to take the reins as a head coach. The university has since confirmed the dismissal with a statement . Ewing's experience with recruiting is limited to his own in the late 1970s, when he had been one of the most fiercely sought after prospects...

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  • Senate Votes to Kill Internet Privacy Rules
Senate Votes to Kill Internet Privacy Rules

The Senate voted 50-48 (following party lines) to overturn the regulations which were approved by the FCC last autumn, with today's decision meaning that the rules "shall have no force or effect", as Ars Technica reports . They unnecessarily target internet service providers and ultimately make our internet ecosystem less efficient by adding...

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  • United States cities dig in as monster winter snow storm Stella unleashes fury
United States cities dig in as monster winter snow storm Stella unleashes fury

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a 24-hour blizzard warning from midnight Monday for a region stretching north into CT and south into New Jersey that includes New York City. There, residents of West Winfield have about 42 inches of snow to dig out of. New York City said its anticipated removal costs surpass $35 million.

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  • Pharmacist convicted of racketeering, fraud in fungal meningitis outbreak
Pharmacist convicted of racketeering, fraud in fungal meningitis outbreak

Though Chin and Cadden were the only two accused of causing deaths, seven other workers at New England Compounding, including pharmacists and technicians, are slated to go to trial in the fall on charges including fraud and racketeering - the same charges Cadden was convicted of.

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  • Google mobile app, website redesign adds search shortcuts
Google mobile app, website redesign adds search shortcuts

Fortunately, Google chose to confirm the rumors and released the developer preview of Android 8.0 O. Nexus and Pixel smartphone owners that are enlisted in Google's Android Beta Program can download the major operating system update files right now.

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  • Twitter suspends more than 636000 accounts to tackle extremism
Twitter suspends more than 636000 accounts to tackle extremism

It may be a drop in the bucket, but every drop is significant: Twitter revealed in its Twitter Transparency Report for the second half of 2016 that it suspended 636,248 accounts from August 1, 2015, through December 31, 2016, for "violations related to promotion of terrorism ".

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  • Samsung Galaxy S8 colour options and price revealed
Samsung Galaxy S8 colour options and price revealed

Now it's just a case of seeing what else leaks before the Galaxy S8 launch event on March 29th. For now, there is no information on how much the smartphone would be priced at or when it will be released in India. With 10 days to go before Samsung's big unveil we have seen the new design , greatly enlarged displays , internal upgrades, enha...

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  • Personal electronics banned on flights to the United States from 13 countries
Personal electronics banned on flights to the United States from 13 countries

Cell phones will still be allowed, but anything larger-including laptops, tablets, and cameras-must be put in checked baggage. These changes are as a result of a security concern relating to passengers on non-stop flights from certain Middle Eastern countries, an unnamed U.S.

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  • World President Trump Falls 200 Places on Forbes Richest List 2017
World President Trump Falls 200 Places on Forbes Richest List 2017

His wealth jumped to $72.8 billion, a gain of $27.6 billion from past year, Forbes said. 233 billionaires were welcomed to the list this year and for the first time ever Forbes counted over 2,000 people with fortunes to fit the very big bill.

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  • Trump Trashes 'Fake Media' For Falsely Reporting On American Health Care Act
Trump Trashes 'Fake Media' For Falsely Reporting On American Health Care Act

Ryan appears to know that, and - unless we're missing some serious behind-the-scenes negotiating on the president's part - is publicly wishing it so by offering a reality to Trump that the president could slide into. Then there are the Tea Party Republicans, who'd like to abolish entitlement programs and certainly don't want tax credits for lower-i...

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  • Google reinvents JPEG compression, tells Internet to take a load off
Google reinvents JPEG compression, tells Internet to take a load off

Google is devoting time to further reduce the size of existing JPEG image files with the primary aim of making web pages load faster. Additionally, the company cites a Google Research paper that claims that users found the Guetzli images to be of higher quality than similar and even larger JPEG files created with other methods.

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  • Alexa Comes to the Amazon iOS App
Alexa Comes to the Amazon iOS App

Alexa can detail weather information, tell you jokes, track Amazon orders, answer search-related questions, play music from Amazon Music, and even read Kindle books aloud. There are a lot of things that you can control Siri with that you can control Alexa with and vice-versa. Amazon is bringing its Alexa assistant to the iPhone and iPad - a...

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  • DOJ Indicts Russian Spies For Hacking 500M Yahoo Accounts
DOJ Indicts Russian Spies For Hacking 500M Yahoo Accounts

The indictments , the results of a two-year investigation by the FBI, marked the first time the USA government filed criminal charges against Russian government officials for cybercrimes. They hired Alexsey Belan and Karim Baratov, described as "criminal hackers ", to carry out the attacks. She said the defendants are two officers of the Russian F...

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  • EU Court Allows Employers to Ban Islamic Headscarves
EU Court Allows Employers to Ban Islamic Headscarves

A statement issued by the court states that companies now have the right to ban religious, political or philosophical symbols according to their internal regulations and rules . The court ruled that the firm was not guilty of discrimination, said a Reuters report. The court ruled the airline had failed to strike a balance between corporate i...

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  • Bathroom bill debate: What you need to know
Bathroom bill debate: What you need to know

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., attempted to play down the severity of the GOP split after a private lunch attended by Pence, Price and some of the architects of the House bill, including House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas.

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  • Spurs fear they may lose injured Kane in run
Spurs fear they may lose injured Kane in run

Spurs won just four of the 10 matches Kane missed earlier in the campaign but with Son's treble and Janssen's first Tottenham goal from open play - in his 30th appearance - Pochettino played down fears of a potential slump in form. Pochettino said: "It's hard for me to understand what is said". "We want people dealt with harshly of course. It's...

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  • Google Unveils Hangouts Meet, Hangouts Chat for Businesses
Google Unveils Hangouts Meet, Hangouts Chat for Businesses

Hangouts Chat is, as you'd expect from the name, the text messaging chunk of Hangouts . But even if Google Hangouts - in its new avatar - is not able to directly compete with Slack or Microsoft Teams, it's a major upgrade for Hangouts .

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  • Warm ocean temperatures cause another mass bleaching event on Great Barrier Reef
Warm ocean temperatures cause another mass bleaching event on Great Barrier Reef

Having said that we are the canary in the coal mine for climate change. The survey will replicate one previous year that drew global attention to the extent of damage to the natural wonder. Bleaching occurs when warm waters prompt coral to expel algae living within their tissues, turning white. the Guardian daily reported. If water temperatures d...

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  • How NASA Found Chandrayaan-1 After Eight Years
How NASA Found Chandrayaan-1 After Eight Years

However searching for derelict spacecraft and space debris in a lunar orbit, at least with optical telescopes, is challenging due to its bright glare. JPL's orbital calculations indicated that Chandrayaan-1 is still circling some 124 miles (200 kilometers) above the lunar surface, but it was generally considered lost.

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  • House Oversight Committee questions White House about Trump's deleted tweets
House Oversight Committee questions White House about Trump's deleted tweets

The letter to agencies also seeks information on how they accommodate Freedom of Information Act requests for documents stored on private e-mail accounts, social media platforms or other non-official communication mediums. "Numerous messages sent from these accounts are likely to be presidential records and therefore must be preserved", the le...

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  • Scientists Experiment With Storing Computer Data In DNA
Scientists Experiment With Storing Computer Data In DNA

Scientists have been storing digital data in DNA since 2012, when Harvard University geneticists George Church, Sri Kosuri, and colleagues encoded a 52,000-word book in thousands of snippets of DNA. Two weeks later, Erlich received a vial containing DNA which encoded all of his previous work. When you thought that blue-rays and memory sticks a...

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  • Acer's HMD Arriving to Developers This Month
Acer's HMD Arriving to Developers This Month

Also part of the mixed reality experience journey, Microsoft says the dev kit will also be available for other devices as time goes on. Instead, these packages contain only new files and "binary deltas" created to adjust existing files on users' systems.

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  • No Changes Coming to Apple Charging Cable for iPhone 8
No Changes Coming to Apple Charging Cable for iPhone 8

USB-C, as implemented in Apple's hardware, is versatile, provides power to the laptop, allows for fast data transfer speeds for external storage drives and can even drive multiple monitors. Retaining the Lightning port also means that Apple gets to keep generating income from its lucrative MFi program . This baffling report likely hinted tha...

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  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild patched with DLC support
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild patched with DLC support

However, it's not just Nintendo we should be eyeing with suspicion right now: many BotW reviewers are clearly failing to do their due diligence in assessing the game. Before the concept for BotW was locked in, there were more freaky ideas tossed about - "Hyrule Wars" and "The Legend of Zelda: INVASION" appear to be more sci-fi takes, re...

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  • World's Oldest Fossils Found In Canada
World's Oldest Fossils Found In Canada

Encased in quartz layers, scientists found tiny filaments and tubes measuring half the width of a human hair, which were supposedly formed by bacteria that lived on iron. "Within the last 15, 20 years, we have more and more evidence that that's not the case", he said. A patch of iron-rich rock found in northwestern Canada that contains the oldest...

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  • Trump Signs Executive Order Directing EPA to Reconsider Obama Water Rule
Trump Signs Executive Order Directing EPA to Reconsider Obama Water Rule

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump brought a relatively obscure but important water rule to national attention. Trump is expected to sign an executive order February 28 that will instruct the Environmental Protection Agency to begin the process of reviewing and rewriting the rule.

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  • Spotify Moves On Hi-Res Streaming
Spotify Moves On Hi-Res Streaming

Spotify appears to be readying the launch of a new lossless audio version of its music streaming service . As the below image shows, some of the ads indicate Hi-Fi will also include a free vinyl record and discounts on vinyl purchases. Spotify is reportedly working hard on providing high fidelity music for its subscribers and is now studying the p...

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  • Apple: Surprise! Short Supply of OLED Could Actually Help Them, Says Guggenheim
Apple: Surprise! Short Supply of OLED Could Actually Help Them, Says Guggenheim

Beyond a new display, the same sources say Apple is planning other upgrades to differentiate the iPhone 8 from the iPhone 7. Apple has sold hundreds of millions of iPhones and iPads since introducing Lightning, and accessory makers have created a vast galaxy of Lightning-compatible devices to be used with those iPhones and iPads.

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  • SpaceX to fly two tourists to the moon
SpaceX to fly two tourists to the moon

While there is excitement emanating from SpaceX , Lynne Dittmar, executive director of the Coalition for Deep Space Exploration, told the New York Times the proposal is risky because the Dragon 2 and Falcon Heavy are both years behind schedule and have yet to fly.

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  • Microsoft announces Xbox game pass
Microsoft announces Xbox game pass

Even better news for those looking to save money is that should you decide you want to ditch the monthly fee but still keep playing a particular game, you will be able to purchase it at a discount. As of press time, EA are the only publishers who will not be involved, which presumably has more to do with their own EA Access service than any resis...

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  • Wild Acquire Centers Hanzal, White From Arizona
Wild Acquire Centers Hanzal, White From Arizona

They sit 16 points behind the St. Louis Blues for the second Wild Card playoff spot with 21 games remaining. Hanzal has 16 goals and 10 assist this season after scoring 13 goals and a career-high 41 points in 64 games with the club last season.

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  • Here's your first look at the Samsung Galaxy S8
Here's your first look at the Samsung Galaxy S8

Which further reinforces the belief that the device in question is the Galaxy S8 . Samsung hasn't given us any information yet about the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, however if it did offer these features it might make up for the mess up with the Note 7.

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  • Motorola unveils the upgraded, affordable Moto G5 and G5 Plus
Motorola unveils the upgraded, affordable Moto G5 and G5 Plus

The G5 Plus also includes Moto's new "One Button Nav" functionality, which we're looking forward to testing out in a hands-on session later this week. Both the Moto G5 and G5 Plus run on Android 7.0 Nougat and pack full metal curvaceous design. The Moto G5 and G5 Plus have a sleek new aluminum casing, rounded edges, an incrementally improved c...

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  • On-song Tsonga to tackle Pouille in all-French final
On-song Tsonga to tackle Pouille in all-French final

Tsonga struck in the first game of the match to break Pouille's serve and was untroubled as he closed out the first set. "This is the second week in a row that I'm heading home without a loss, it does not happen so often", said the 31 year-old, who should rise four places to No.7 in the world rankings to be announced on Monday.

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  • Manila court issues warrant for arrest of top Duterte critic
Manila court issues warrant for arrest of top Duterte critic

In mid-August, he publicly declared that during her tenure as Secretary of Justice, de Lima had permitted the sale and use of drugs to flourish at New Bilibid Prison in metropolitan Manila in exchange for monetary kickbacks, which she used to fund her senatorial campaign.

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  • Asus Announces ZenFone Live With Beautification Sensor And Livestreaming Features
Asus Announces ZenFone Live With Beautification Sensor And Livestreaming Features

Moreover, the BeautyLive app makes sharing a breeze as it is integrated with YouTube, Facebook and many other social media apps. The phone also boasts of dual MEMS microphones that the company says will help eliminate background noise and enhance voice pickup.

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  • Tips, reward increase since suspect audio released in Delphi double homicide
Tips, reward increase since suspect audio released in Delphi double homicide

The girls - German, 14, and Abigail "Abby" Williams, 13, both of Carroll County - were reported missing by their families February 13 after the two did not return from a hike. Authorities released an audio clip they say contains the voice of the suspect wanted in the kidnapping and murder of two in teenagers whose bodies were discovered near a walk...

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  • Cloudflare Bug Leaks Sensitive Data From Numerous Sites
Cloudflare Bug Leaks Sensitive Data From Numerous Sites

Many sites use it, including PCGamesN, Reddit, Patreon and Discord. CDN and security provider Cloudflare has been leaking data from its TLS connections, Google researcher Tavis Ormandy has discovered - and despite his best efforts the flaw is now known as Cloudbleed.

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  • Tom Brady jokes about stolen jersey with hilarious 'suspect board'
Tom Brady jokes about stolen jersey with hilarious 'suspect board'

Before the game, White spoke about what his life has been like in the few weeks since the Super Bowl . He told a Patriots equipment manager that he remembered placing it in his locker, adding that "someone stole it". Tom Brady himself is listed as the victim and the jersey is listed as having a value of $500,000. The famed Texas Rangers are ass...

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  • The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Switch Version Delayed
The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Switch Version Delayed

Announced in a blog post on the publisher's site, the delay is said to be because of "issues beyond [their] control", which would suggest some kind of certification process. The package will only be available for the initial production run of the physical game for Nintendo Switch, as reported by Polygon . We'll have to wait for more informati...

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  • Logano wins Clash; Elliott, Earnhardt capture 500 front row
Logano wins Clash; Elliott, Earnhardt capture 500 front row

The Georgia native and son of former NASCAR driver Bill Elliot had the fastest lap of 46.663 miles per hour. Chase Elliott won pole position at the Daytona 500 for the second consecutive year on Sunday. "We certainly got a glimpse into what that side of life would be like, and I'm going to tell you, it's a lot less stress", Earnhardt said. ...

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  • Le Pen cancels meeting with cleric over headscarf
Le Pen cancels meeting with cleric over headscarf

Marine Le Pen still remains a longshot prospect for eventual victory, but with each new headline she generates I grow more convinced that she is a savvy political actor. Commenting on the Syrian refugee crisis, she said: "It is significant that this crisis can not continue due to its grave repercussions that impact the economy, health systems and...

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