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No Bixby Voice at Galaxy S8 launch

According to Samsung's official statement, Bixby voice search functionality is not yet active on the handset and will not go live until " later this spring ". The Samsung's voice assistant Bixby is the latest in the group of mobile AI or digital assistants. The phone will also ship with Reminders, a diary app. Read More

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Australia abolishes visa programme used largely by Indians

Australia abolishes visa programme used largely by Indians

Australia's skilled migrant visa will be abolished in favor of a new , "Australians first" approach, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Tuesday. The 457 visa has been hugely popular among the Irish since the economic crash in 2008 - but as of now it will not be available to any applicant. Critics say employers have abused the visa to bring in foreign workers who are willing to accept lower wages than Australians. Read More

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Facebook CEO sees augmented reality's future in the camera

Zuckerberg , speaking at Facebook's annual conference for software developers, took time out of a keynote address about an augmented reality project to express sympathy to the friends and family of the shooting victim, Robert Godwin Sr. Facebook's AR tech can transform an empty table into a virtual playground for you to play games in. Facebook also announced a number of new tools just for developers. Read More

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NASA providing 1st live 360-degree view of rocket launch

NASA providing 1st live 360-degree view of rocket launch

Orbital ATK's seventh cargo delivery flight to the station launched at 11:11 a.m. EDT Tuesday on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The late morning daytime launch offers the ideal opportunity to debut this technology with the rocket magnificently visible atop a climbing plume of smoke and ash - and with a "pads-eye" view! The enhanced Cygnus also uses Orbital ATK's UltraFlex™ solar arrays, which ... Read More

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Astronomers Find Habitable Zone in Saturn's Moon

Now, the American space agency has announced that Saturn's moon Enceladus is a habitable world because it has almost all the ingredients to support life. Researchers on the Hubble Space Telescope report additional evidence of plumes erupting from Jupiter's Europa moon. Image: Is this the only place beyond Earth with the conditions for life? The discovery of hydrogen plumes means Enceladus has nearly all of those factors. Read More

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Samsung Boss Lee Jae-Yong Goes On Trial In South Korea

The company's operating profit is its second-highest ever for a quarter , and represents a 48 percent jump from a year ago. Revenue rose 0.4 per cent to 50 trillion won, just ahead of analysts' forecasts. Industry officials said the Galaxy S8 could break the previous preorder record set by the Galaxy Note 7, though the preorder period for the S8 is two days shorter than that of the Note 7. Read More

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Android 7.1.1 Nougat update reportedly rolling out to Nokia 6

Android 7.1.1 Nougat update reportedly rolling out to Nokia 6

Further, new and updated emojis will now also be supported on Nokia 6 . That means it is probably a good idea for you to download the update only over a Wi-Fi network and not the cellular data network. It will most likely hit the market at the end of Q3, while its price is said to be about $699 (or approx Rs 45,063) in the US. The company is also expected to release the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5, which are lower-end, in some countries in early May. Read More

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AMD Radeon RX 580 PowerColor Red Devil Golden Sample

The list starts with Polaris 10-based Radeon RX 580 and Radeon RX 570 graphics cards, which are practically rebrands of the Radeon RX 480 and RX 470 graphics cards. Priced at $229 (about £180, AU$300) for the 8GB version and $199 (about £160, AU$260) for 4GB, AMD is making a sweeping claim that it will 12% faster than any older $200-$300 GPU when it releases on April 18th. Read More

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April the Giraffe Finally Gave Birth To a Boy

Ever notice how people from all walks of life would put aside their differences and personal opinions to wish April the best, share giraffe-related facts or trivia, or comment about how wonderful it could be to watch a giraffe as she prepares to give birth? Barely reaching her shoulder, the young giraffe traipses after his mother, frequently nurses, and peers at the world around him. Read More

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Search for suspect in Facebook homicide video widens to several states

Search for suspect in Facebook homicide video widens to several states

Steve Stephens , 37, is accused of killing a stranger and uploading video of the murder to Facebook Sunday afternoon. They believe he's left OH and may be in Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana or MI. Williams said the only way to help Stephens is to give police the information to bring him in peacefully. "And that we're saying to him that he need not do any more ", said Jackson. Read More

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Life beyond earth? Try Saturn's moon Enceladus

United States space agency NASA published the findings obtained by the Cassini spacecraft and the Hubble Space Telescope , indicating that conditions in which life may develop have been discovered on Saturn's moon Enceladus . NASA discussed new findings about the oceans beyond the Earth in our solar system Thursday during a briefing from NASA headquarters in Washington, DC. Read More

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Conditions for life may exist on moon of Saturn

Alien life could exist within our solar system as NASA reveals Saturn's moon Enceladus has all of the ingredients for life after discovery of hydrogen gas, the Daily Mail reported a short while ago. On its seafloor, hydrothermal activity that was pouring into its subsurface ocean was found. But its detectors were turned towards Jupiter's icy moon Enceladus post discovering the emission of the towering plume of icy spray in 2015. Read More

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"Furious 8" grosses $532.5 worldwide on opening weekend

Long heralded for its diverse cast, Furious 8 played to audiences of all ethnicities and nabbed an A CinemaScore. Still, the $ 532 million opening proves this franchise is more viable than ever. Strong reviews and positive feedback from the fans have also contributed to bigger ticket sales overseas, and production on Furious 9 and 10 is planned to move ahead. Read More

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NASA Announcement: Saturn's Moon 'Enceladus' Can Host Alien Life!

Chemical analysis of the plume suggested conditions favourable for methanogenesis - the generation of methane by microbes that use hydrogen and carbon dioxide to obtain energy. The scientists say hydrogen gas could potentially provide a chemical energy source for life. A tremendous ocean swirls under the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus , and now, NASA scientists say its waters may possess life-sustaining features previously seen only on Earth. Read More

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NASA Finds Potentially Habitable Ocean Environment on Saturn's Moon

The findings were reported Thursday in the journal Science by a team from Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio. Cassini discovered the hydrogen while doing a deep dive through a plume coming off of the moon in 2015, says NASA. Now, this new detection along with a further revelation that Hubble has also just found additional evidence of plumes erupting from Jupiter's moon Europa, these results are tantalising close to answering whether we are indeed alone in the Universe or not. Read More

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Apple granted self-driving test permit

Apple has been granted a permit to test self-driving cars on the streets of California. After much speculation, it looks like Apple can be safely added to the list of growing companies that is working on, or is at least interested in, developing autonomous vehicle technology. Read More

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Trump says North Korea has 'gotta behave'

Trump says North Korea has 'gotta behave'

China is the largest source of the USA trade deficit, and Trump has previously criticized China for unfairly devaluing its currency to give it an unfair competitive advantage in global markets. Economists such as Caroline Freund of the Peterson Institute of International Economics and Yukon Huang of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace argue that the bilateral trade deficit does not matter. Read More

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Instagram's Latest Update Makes It a Lot Like Pinterest

Instagram's Latest Update Makes It a Lot Like Pinterest

As explained in a recent blog post announcing the feature, one simply needs to tap and hold the bookmark icon under any post to save it directly to a collection . On Monday, Instagram launched private collections , a way to not just save but organize photos for easy access later. Instagram users were already saving images, videos, and posts to come back to later. Read More

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Cygnus To Launch In 3D, Courtesy of NASA, ULA and Orbital ATK

NASA will provide the 360 stream Tuesday as an unmanned Atlas rocket blasts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, with a capsule full of space station supplies. The Atlas 5's Russian-built RD-180 first stage engine, generating 860,200 pounds of thrust, will boost the rocket out of the dense lower atmosphere, firing for just over four minutes before shutting down and falling away. Read More

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United pilots "infuriated" by dragging of passenger

Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz, in an interview to a local news channel, had said that he felt ashamed of the incident and promised to review the airline's passenger-removal policy. A lawyer for a man who suffered a concussion and lost two teeth when he was dragged off a United Express flight says he hopes the 69-year-old becomes "a poster child" for the mistreatment passengers suffer at the. Read More

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Apple approved to test Self-Driving cars in California

Apple had leased real estate properties in California to develop and test the self-driving vehicle. The DMV has granted dozens of companies the rights to operate self-driving cars in California. However, past year it was said that Apple had terminated plans to produce its own auto for the market. As the state DMV tries to establish a path for the testing and deployment of fully autonomous vehicles in California, the largest and most populous among the 50 states in America, proposed ... Read More

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Android 7.1.1 begins to reach the Nokia 6

There are quite a few other changes as well, along with the latest April monthly security patch from Google. The images were shared by the NPU website ( Nokia Power User ). The update is there to keep the Android based smartphones up to date. Globally, the price of the Nokia 6 is Euros 229 and the ARTE edition carries a tag of Euros 299. Read More

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Shadow Brokers release SWIFT banking and Windows exploits

He's been among the researchers looking over the files and has found they contain about 20 different Windows-based exploits - four of which appear to leverage previously unknown software vulnerabilities. According to the company, "The EastNets Service Bureau runs on a separate secure network that can not be accessed over the public networks". Researchers are sifting through the heaps of leaked files determining their legitimacy and capabilities. Read More

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Demonstrators in Chicago Demand Trump Release Tax Returns

Demonstrators in Chicago Demand Trump Release Tax Returns

It is safe to assume that Trump would also like Congress to investigate the protesters who want to see his tax returns made public. Recent public-opinion surveys have estimated up to three-quarters of all Americans feel they should be able to review the tax records of Trump, a real-estate developer and entrepreneur who has estimated his net worth at $10 billion. Read More

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NASA finds conditions for life on Saturn's moon

The presence of hydrogen on Enceladus' ocean suggests that if any microbes are present, they could use the gas to get energy. The disequilibria could represent the chemical energy source needed to support life. "Most of us would be excited with any life, and certainly when we're talking about the sources of energy, this is to feed the base of a food web". They found that plumed were bursting or were erupting from Europa, which is a moon of Jupiter. Read More

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