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Amazon adds live TV channels to Prime Video

Amazon adds live TV channels to Prime Video

Amazon Channels is available to Amazon Prime members in the United Kingdom and Germany. In the United Kingdom some of the channels will include: Discovery, Eurosport, ITV Hub, MGM, Shudder and Comic Con HQ. "This partnership underlines our strategic ambition to reach people across every screen", said Discovery Networks president Susanna Dinnage. It's also worth noting here that some of the available services on Amazon Channels haven't been available before as individual subscriptions, ... Read More

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What's the Deal With Apple Inc.'s 12.9-Inch iPad Pro?

What's the Deal With Apple Inc.'s 12.9-Inch iPad Pro?

Along with this speaker there's a chance we may see a new iPad launched next month. The Digitimes report also alluded to the already available 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models. Still, Apple wants each of its businesses to perform optimally, so it's worth understanding the impact that a refreshed iPad Pro could have on Apple's iPad business. Read More

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Pacific Center for Financial Services Takes Position in General Electric Company (GE)

The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.04/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 23.5%. If you look at the company's income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, GE earned gross profit of 31.84 Billion, in 2015 32.39 Billion gross profit, while in 2016 General Electric Company (GE) produced 32.42 Billion profit. Read More

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China, ASEAN agree on framework for South China Sea code of conduct

Lin added that the issue should be dealt with through multilateral discussions, based on the principles of shelving differences and seeking joint development of resources. "In the face of China's open threat of war to seize Philippine EEZ in the West Philippine Sea, an area larger than the total land area of the Philippines, the President can not simply do nothing, or, worse, acquiesce to China's action, for inaction is the opposite of protecting Philippine EEZ". Read More

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Tight Security In Place As Israel Prepares To Welcome President Trump

Preparations for Trump's visit have led to criticism from Israeli right-wingers after US officials declined to say whether the Western Wall was part of Israel. They all warned that the move would inflame tensions in the region and add an obstacle to peace talks before they even got off the starting block. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem , Sunday, May 21, 2017. Read More

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Curtain Falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' After 146 Years

Curtain Falls on 'Greatest Show on Earth' After 146 Years

While he did not perform during Ringling's final shows, he said that many former and retired performers are in attendance to pay respect to the iconic show. The move also came after animal rights activists took aim at the show, taking issue with the use of elephants and other animals by the performers. Yet animal rights activists who have sparred with Ringling for years said the end could not come soon enough. Read More

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Facebook Set To Stream Several CS:GO ESports Tournaments

Facebook Set To Stream Several CS:GO ESports Tournaments

It stands to reason that we'll see eSports competition from other games later on down the road, but for now, Facebook and ESL are keeping their lips sealed. However, the deals don't preclude ESL from also streaming to rival networks like Twitch, Twitter , or YouTube. "Last year, ESL content generated over 2 billion impressions and reached over 200 million users on Facebook globally". Read More

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Chelsea Manning celebrates release from prison: 'First steps of freedom'

Chelsea Manning celebrates release from prison: 'First steps of freedom'

Manning relished her newfound freedom, posting on social media photos of her lunch - "So, (I'm) already enjoying my first hot, greasy pizza", she declared of the slice of pepperoni - and her feet in sneakers, with the caption, "First steps of freedom!" Manning, who is transgender and was formely known as Bradley Manning before transitioning, was convicted in 2013 of 20 counts, including six Espionage Act violations, theft and computer fraud. Read More

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Jared Kushner identified as 'person of interest' in Trump-Russia probe

Jared Kushner identified as 'person of interest' in Trump-Russia probe

So far, President Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, and former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, have been the public centers of the investigation. The Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller Wednesday as a special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into allegations that Russian Federation and Donald Trump's campaign collaborated to influence the 2016 presidential election, giving Mueller sweeping powers and the authority to prosecute any ... Read More

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History of The Greatest Show on Earth

What was long promoted as " The Greatest Show on Earth " wraps up with three shows Saturday and three Sunday. 1919 The two circuses merge and become known as "Ringling Bros. Now there is a bill in the works that could potentially ban the use of exotic and wild animals in traveling circuses and other entertainment acts. Read More

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North Korea fires ballistic missile

North Korea fires ballistic missile

The launch of the Hwasong-12 was its tenth test this year. The White House press secretary 's office in the statement urged stricter sanctions against North Korea. Last week, North Korean prosecutors unveiled a list of four suspects who it claimed were involved in the terror attempt, including Lee Byong-ho, South Korea's spy chief. Read More

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McGregor applies for Nevada boxing license

McGregor applies for Nevada boxing license

Mayweather earned between $220 million and $230 million when he fought against Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao in 2015, ESPN reported . "I believe so, with the Ali act I believe I can", he said, referring to a federal U.S. "When I get back to the US I will call Al [Haymon] and see what our next move is, there's no rush". White will now head to Mayweather's team to try and put the final pieces together so the fight can go through. Read More

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LG and GE are making Google Assistant compatible appliances

In the case of machine vision, the company announced its new Google Lens initiative, which aims to help machines understand the world in a way similar to how humans do. It defies the popular saying: "Two swords can not be contained in one sheath", and makes iPhone the home for both Siri and Google Assistant . Google's vice president of engineering Dave Burke that Android has "the largest reach of any computing platform of its kind", Xinhua reported on Thursday. Read More

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Sri Lanka supports India's concern over Kashmir in China's OBOR project

Sri Lanka supports India's concern over Kashmir in China's OBOR project

In Beijing, the administration of Chinese President Xi Jinping has held its first-ever global cooperation conference under the theme of its "One Belt, One Road" initiative, by which it seeks to establish a huge economic bloc. High-speed railways in Indonesia and Hungary. In Sri Lanka, more than 500 cataract sufferers regained sight in the end of previous year, thanks to China-made intraocular lens innovated by Eyebright Medical Group. Read More

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Pirated Windows is a risky bet, says security company

However, the authors of the "WannaCry" ransomware attack told their victims the amount they must pay would double if they did not comply within three days of the original infection - by Monday, in most cases. Project Zero's established guidelines specifically state that they will sit on the information until the manufacturer comes up with a patch, lest any bad guys want to exploit it. Read More

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Global ransomware attack appears to slow in US

The organization predicts that the problem could be "at a significant scale" because some infected machines haven't yet been detected, and existing infections can spread within networks. The hackers are leveraging a Windows exploit that was deployed by US' National Security Agency called EternalBlue . Analysis from the BBC suggests that around £29,400 ($38,000) has been paid so far. Read More

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Nigerian schoolgirls back with families after three years in Boko Haram captivity

Nigerian schoolgirls back with families after three years in Boko Haram captivity

I learnt she is already being brought to Abuja , but I have not seen her. Most of the Chibok girls were Christians. Numerous girls, mostly Christian, were forced to marry and gave birth. All the girls freed last year are to return to school later this year, officials said. He quoted the Minister as saying: "the children are being rehabilitated and we believe that in due course they will be properly aligned with their families". Read More

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The Destiny 2 beta is coming this Summer

Since then, on Thursday May, 18th, there was a livestream event discussing some features of the new game and showing the first official gameplay footage. No matchmaking for Raids and other late game content, but new Guided Games system will allow solo players to temporarily join existing clans to make up their numbers. Read More

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Reasons Not to Install Nexus 5X Android O & 5 Reasons You Should

Google also touted that next-generation Pixel phones, and hopefully all Android-based handset will experience a significant boost boot time speed due to Android O's improved runtime. In addition to optimizing Android O for lower-end devices, Google is also tweaking other apps such as YouTube, Google Play , Chrome, and Gboard to use less memory, storage space, and mobile data, Burke said . Read More

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WannaCrypt Ransomware Windows Patch: Microsoft Tells Government To Stop Hoarding Security Vulnerabilities

WannaCrypt Ransomware Windows Patch: Microsoft Tells Government To Stop Hoarding Security Vulnerabilities

Patched computers carry a much lower risk of being infected by malware or ransomware than those without an update. The ransomware was created to repeatedly contact an unregistered domain in its code. The hackers exploited software code from the National Security Agency that leaked online. Given the scope of the attack, relatively few people appear to have actually paid the ransom. Read More

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Doomsday Seed Vault Floods As Record Highs Melts Permafrost

Doomsday Seed Vault Floods As Record Highs Melts Permafrost

Unfortunately, a record heatwave in the Arctic that was part of the world's hottest year on record melted the permafrost that surrounded the vault, sending a flood of meltwater into the 100-meter long entrance tunnel. [Photo: Arterra/UIG/Getty Images] In an ironic twist, the Arctic is affected by the warming climate more drastically than the rest of the world. The idea underpinning the venture is that in the vault, there are back-up copies of seed varieties from around the world - a safety ... Read More

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Apple reportedly working on watch-based glucose monitor

Apple reportedly working on watch-based glucose monitor

Cook then talked about the hope that a person who arms themselves with constant knowledge of what they're eating will adjust to healthier living well before they actually become diabetic. It is meant as a program for people with, or at risk for, diabetes. The "super secret initiative" - planned by the company's late co-founder Steve Jobs - aims to "develop sensors that can noninvasively and continuously monitor blood sugar levels to better treat diabetes", according to the report . Read More

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