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The Galaxy S8 Sets New Record for Samsung's

The Galaxy S8 Sets New Record for Samsung's "Best Ever" Preorders

The Galaxy S8 starts at $750, which is about $100 higher than the Galaxy S7. Consumer Reports had eight test phones and four of them showed the red tint. Affected Galaxy S8 owners took to Samsung's support forums to complain about not being able to wirelessly charge their devices. While Samsung is not sharing any numbers yet, what we do have from the company - is that the Gaaxy S8 devices are doing roaring sales. Read More

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Days in Space: Astronaut Peggy Whitson's Groundbreaking Record

The President's daughter and close adviser, Ivanka Trump, also offered congratulations to Ms Whitson from the Oval Office. Astronaut Leland Melvin described Whitson as "kind, generous, inclusive and did everything with grace" in Gizmodo adding, "It's great to work with someone that's technically competent especially if you are flying in space but Peggy was so much more". Read More

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People share why they're celebrating Cinco de Mayo

The Battle of Puebla took place May 5, 1862. French forces didn't leave until 1867 after years of fighting. The top search term in both states was " Chipotle Cinco de Mayo ". "If anything we just need to be coming together in unison and celebrate today for what it is", Arreola said. The holiday has really taken off in the USA since then and people today celebrate with parades, parties, mariachi music, and traditional Mexican foods. Read More

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Facebook warns users of fake news danger ahead of British election

Facebook warns users of fake news danger ahead of British election

The adverts appeared in national newspapers and advise Facebook users to "be sceptical of headlines" and check other reports on the same subject before believing a story. presidential election in 2016. 'We can't solve this problem alone so we are supporting third party fact checkers during the election in their work with news organisations, so they can independently assess facts and stories'. Read More

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Russia-backed Syrian safe zones plan goes into effect

Russia-backed Syrian safe zones plan goes into effect

Russian Federation said its ready to send peacekeepers to Syria after Turkey and Iran agreed on Thursday to Russia's proposal for "de-escalation zones" in Syria . The Observatory said government and allied forces had managed to take a number of points in al-Zalakiyat and rebel forces had returned fire and also shelled the government-held town of Halfiya. Read More

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JioFi Routers now come with up to 100 percent cashback

JioFi Routers now come with up to 100 percent cashback

By exchanging their old dongle, customers will get a new JioFi device for Rs 999 against its original price of Rs 1,999, which means a discount of Rs 1,000 or 50 per cent. You will also need to submit a proof of address, proof of identity and one photograph to get the SIM for the JioFi device activated. The company has also listed the eligible dongles which can be exchanged under this scheme, and it includes dongles from Airtel, Idea, Vodafone, Tata, MTS, RCOM, Micromax, D-Link, Huawei, ... Read More

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Trump chides astronauts to hurry up and get to Mars

In March, Whitson broke the record for most spacewalks by a female astronaut. Whitson already was the world's most experienced spacewoman and female spacewalker and, at 57, the oldest woman in space. Jack Fischer. "So, unfortunately space flight takes a lot of time and money so getting there will require some worldwide cooperation to get the - it to be a planet-wide approach in order to make it successful just because it is a very expensive endeavor". Read More

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Saudi Arabia First Stop of Trump International Trip

Trump is expected to meet both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on the trip. According to media reports, Trump may go to the West Bank city of Bethlehem on the second day of his trip, where he could meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and tour the Church of the Nativity. Read More

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Interior Releases List of National Monuments to be Reviewed

Zinke and Utah's governor are scheduled to spend the morning touring Bears Ears National Monument by helicopter as the Interior secretary sets out on day two of a four-day Utah visit to re-assess two vast national monuments. The Interior Department has identified 27 national monuments, predominantly in Western states, to review for possible changes to the protections created over the past two decades. Read More

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Military orbiter's landing rattles Florida with sonic boom

The retirement of the Shuttle fleet left a rather large hole in the Kennedy Space Center's (KSC's) ability to launch and conduct human orbital space operations. "Also, the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), and the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office (AFRCO) are investigating an experimental propulsion system", she said. Read More

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New Android malware found every 10 seconds, report says

Broken down, these figures mean that 8,400 new malicious apps are released every day, or 350 per hour. Android Nougat was still being developed to eliminate all possible bugs and improve its performance till the platform could hold. If a given device is running an older version of Android , it won't necessarily be protected from emerging threats that are addressed in later versions. Read More

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Q4 2017 EPS Estimates for Apple Inc. (AAPL) Lowered by William Blair

Q4 2017 EPS Estimates for Apple Inc. (AAPL) Lowered by William Blair

Can you even imagine what Android phones would be like if Google had launched the bad BlackBerry clone it had been building instead of going back and retooling the platform in response to the iPhone? Beyond that, an Apple-Disney marriage would unite some of the world's most successful brands in technology and entertainment - a list that includes the iPhone, iPad, Mac computer, Mickey Mouse, Disneyland, ESPN, Lucasfilm, Pixar and Marvel. Read More

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Apple eager to tap India's huge potential, says Tim Cook

Apple eager to tap India's huge potential, says Tim Cook

And so you can bet we're going to be hiring thousands of employees in the future. Cook said that Apple has created over 2 million jobs in the United States and spent $50 billion in the American economy a year ago. "We are creating an advanced manufacturing fund", Cook said in an interview broadcast on CNBC . President Donald Trump promised that he would bring manufacturing jobs back into the United States. Read More

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Facebook adding 3000 staff to review violent content

In view of growing live suicides on social media, Facebook has announced it will add another 3,000 people to the review team of its strong 4,500 people to monitor the content. In 2015, a man posted videos to social media of himself shooting and killing reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, while they were filming a live broadcast for Roanoke, Virginia, news station WDBJ. Read More

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SpaceX launches first spy satellite for U.S. military

SpaceX launches first spy satellite for U.S. military

The NRO provides satellite intelligence data for national security and "innovative overhead reconnaissance systems". This was the fourth SpaceX booster landing at Cape Canaveral, in addition to six landings on ocean platforms. High altitude wind shear was also near the limit for Monday's launch, with Musk tweeting it was "98.6% of the theoretical load limit" but "not a showstopper". Read More

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Windows 10 S has an 'Edge' over browsing

Aimed at college students, the Surface Laptop starts at $999 for a Core i5 version; it's available for pre-order right now and starts shipping June 15 . Microsoft is clearly aiming the Surface Laptop at the richer kids in the school, too, having announced that it will cost a hefty $999 - probably about £999 when it reaches the UK. Read More

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SpaceX rocket lifts off on secret mission for USA military

No details were made public about the payload, known only as NROL-76, which was first announced previous year. SpaceX strives to return most of its first-stage boosters for reuse. Apparently the wind shear "was at 98.6% of the theoretical load limit". For the past ten years the USA military have carried out space launches with United Launch Alliance which is a partnership of Lockheed Martin and Boeing, a monopoly Musk has battled for years to break. Read More

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Warren Buffett kicks off annual meeting

Warren Buffett kicks off annual meeting

Berkshire Vice Chairman Charlie Munger, who was also answering shareholder questions during the annual meeting, agreed with the assessment. "It would be no fun to go through life and say I'm doing this for the greater good, and so that shoes or underwear was all for 5 percent less". Read More

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Record-breaking astronaut Peggy Whitson inspiring young Iowa students

Whitson, a soft-spoken Iowa native, also holds the record for the most time spent spacewalking by a woman. By the time she returns to Earth in September, she'll have logged 666 days in orbit over three flights. "On behalf of our nation and, frankly, on behalf of our world, I'd like to thank you". The "space ninja", as called by her colleague astronaut Jack Fischer, is also the oldest female spacewalker as well as the oldest female astronaut . Read More

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Astronaut breaks American record for time in space, honored by Trump

Whitson is especially excited about human missions to Mars, which she believes could happen sometime in the 2030s, as is outlined in Trump's NASA authorization bill. She is also the first woman to command the International Space Station twice. A banner flying behind her read: "Congrats Peggy!" Whitson told him that getting to Mars will require some global cooperation, as it is an expensive endeavor, although worthwhile. Read More

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North Korea accuses United States, South Korea of bio-chemical assassination attempt

The ministry said a plot had been hatched to use "bomb terrorism" to target the supreme leadership at a military parade or at an event at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun, the mausoleum of Kim Il-sung, the country's founding leader. They say past liberal governments gave aid despite suspicions that much of it went to North Korea's military instead of its hungry citizens. "It [China] had better ponder over the grave consequences to be entailed by its reckless act of chopping down the pillar of ... Read More

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North Korea accuses U.S., South Korea of assassination attempt

KCNA laid out the alleged plot in great detail, saying it was hatched in 2014 when the South Korean and U.S. intelligence agencies recruited a North Korean working in the timber industry in eastern Russian Federation. The most recent test, which failed, came on Friday following a U.N. Security Council meeting on North Korea, chaired by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Read More

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All The E3 Press Conference Times Revealed (So Far)

All The E3 Press Conference Times Revealed (So Far)

But I think it would be a disaster if it ever happened. It showed the technical information, particularly the game's frame rate. But competition keeps companies, relatively, honest. There is no doubt that it would be an absolutely massive blow to Microsoft were Sony to come out with an even more powerful console shortly afterwards, essentially scuppering the claims that the Scorpio will make of being the hottest console property. Read More

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SpaceX Launches Secret Spy Satellite

Once SpaceX launches the rocket, it will attempt to land the first stage booster back at Cape Canaveral. The flight appeared to be off to a good start, but SpaceX cut off its launch broadcast a few minutes into the flight to help preserve its secrecy, as is standard practice during NRO missions. Read More

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ARENA switches to new power plan

ARENA switches to new power plan

Internationally, biomass also accounts for about 2 per cent of global power generation and is mostly attributed to solid biomass in the form of wood pellets and chips. Barrington-Leigh said Canada has a lot of land without a large population, which makes it an ideal country to be able to get to 100 per cent renewable energy. Read More

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How the GOP health bill would impact Americans on Medicaid

How the GOP health bill would impact Americans on Medicaid

According to Rutherford, the American Health Care Act will repeal Obamacare mandates to purchase plans, and maintain coverage for Americans with pre-existing conditions . There are also several Republicans who have expressed skepticism about the bill, CBS2's Janelle Burrell reported . "The tax credit should be enhanced to reduce premiums and better meet the needs of people with low and modest incomes, are older, or live in areas with high health care costs", said Marilyn Tavenner, ... Read More

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