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Safety warning after passenger's headphones explode on Beijing to Melbourne flight

Safety warning after passenger's headphones explode on Beijing to Melbourne flight

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB ) has issued a warning after the woman, travelling from Beijing to Melbourne , was left with a burnt face, hand and burnt hair. The bureau has cautioned passengers using battery-powered devices, saying they should always be kept in approved storage unless being used, and spare batteries must be kept in carry-on baggage, not checked baggage. Read More

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Price Target Analysis: Heat Biologics, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTBX)

Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Heat Biologics, Inc. The 1 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Heat Biologics Inc have a median target of 4.00, with a high estimate of 4.00 and a low estimate of 4.00. The stock hit its 52-week high price on 11/29/16 and 52-week low price on 05/13/16. While looking at the Stock's Performance, Heat Biologics, Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of 15.49%, where Monthly Performance is 5.45%, Quarterly performance is -5.82%, 6 Months ... Read More

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Third of west Mosul retaken

Third of west Mosul retaken

Air strikes targeting Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) fighters in the Iraqi city of Mosul are frequently killing civilians, a number of residents who lost loved ones have been telling RT recently. The grave reportedly contains the remains of hundreds of people executed by the Islamic State group. ISIS "is trapped. Just last night, the 9th Iraqi army division. Read More

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Gmail App Now Lets You Send and Request Money

Gmail App Now Lets You Send and Request Money

Gmail is bringing the ability to send and receive money as an email attachment to your Android phone via Google Wallet, the company announced on Tuesday. But whether or not people would think to turn to Gmail for other uses, like splitting the dinner bill or paying friends back for drinks, is another matter. Read More

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Indian Wells Masters: Venus Williams and Angelique Kerber entered fourth round

Indian Wells Masters: Venus Williams and Angelique Kerber entered fourth round

Kerber persevered despite Parmentier saving 13 break points in the match. Kerber will next face Elena Sergeyevna Vesnina of Russian Federation to book her place in the semis. Kerber had the worst possible start to the second set as she wasted a total of four game point opportunities and got broken eventually to give Parmentier the early advantage out of nowhere, despite the fans thinking that the German would stroll to win the second set easily. Read More

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Tesla Model 3 Prototype In The Wild

Tesla Model 3 Prototype In The Wild

The Tesla Model 3 will compete in terms of pricing and performance with the newly introduced Chevrolet Bolt - and we're expecting the next generation Nissan Leaf to also get in the same area. Tesla in July published a blog post outlining goals for the company, mentioning a "future compact SUV" as well as a "new kind of pickup truck" as part of Tesla's plan to address "most of the consumer market". Read More

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Georgia and Georgia Tech make the NIT

Georgia and Georgia Tech make the NIT

It'll be a hard challenge for us, I can see that. The Rockets posted a 17-16 (9-9 MAC) record, who fell in the Quarterfinals of the MAC Tournament to OH in their last outing. Freshman guard Josh Okogie is Georgia Tech's leading scorer at 15.5 points per game, which is the highest by a freshman at Georgia Tech since Chris Bosh in 2003. Read More

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Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 Could Debut Later This Month

Xiaomi Redmi Pro 2 Could Debut Later This Month

As it appears, Redmi Pro 2 will feature a 12MP Sony IMX362 sensor for the rear camera when it launches sometime this month. In July previous year, Xiaomi announced the mid-range Redmi Pro smartphone in China. Coming to the specifications of the Redmi Pro 2, the smartphone is said to come in two variants in terms of storage. The device will run Android 7.0 Nougat-based MIUI out of the box and is expected to be powered by a massive non-removable 4,500 mAh battery. Read More

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These new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8

The listed specifications of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are similar to previous leaks about the phone. However, turns out that Samsung may not be able to hold up against the competition coming from Apple iPhone 8. As far as camera's concern there is a 12MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera. As per the earlier GFX listing, Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) was seen to have a 4.7-inch HD display with 1280x720 pixel resolution and 5 finger gesture support. Read More

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 could come in a rainbow of colors, including gold

In the recent past, we've seen the likes of T-Mobile and Sprint do the same with the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, where the two phones saw massive discounts of $250. Because both screens are Retina HD, they're extremely clear at distances associated with normal use, too. The Nougat update wrapped with TouchWiz UI on top of it packs some notable UX changes such as multi-window support, Samsung Pass, new Quick Panel and condensed notifications, and Samsung Cloud. Read More

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Bitcoin Backers Must Evolve After Winklevoss Reversal

Bitcoin Backers Must Evolve After Winklevoss Reversal

Google Trends suggests that Bitcoin's popularity still far outpaces other cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin has considerably spiked over 100% in the last week rising from $975.10. Those new to the growing world of digital currencies may need a 2017 market update. The Bitcoin community doesn't seem to be bothered by the US Security Exchange Commission's decision to disapprove the Winklevoss twins' Bitcoin ETF COIN like many analysts expected. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy S8: Sales lower than the Galaxy S7?

Additionally, pictures of the gold Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus surfaced on Weibo. We have more pics, we have supposed front displays showing all the available S8 colours, we have screenshots of the launcher and the icons and we have rumours explaining the unusual fingerprint sensor placement all while Samsung begin advertising the Galaxy S8 in Korea. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Feb 2017 Security Patch

The third leak is a more reliable one: Samsung's Galaxy S8 has received the China Compulsory Certification, which is one of the regulatory milestones a handset needs to pass before going on sale in China. The Samsung flagship is speculated to feature 4GB of RAM in contrary to the 6GB of RAM as was expected by many . In a note to investors late last year, Kuo projected that Apple will sell between 120 million and 150 million iPhone 8 units in the second half of next year. Read More

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Kepler Telescope Sees Pixelated View of 7-Planet Star System

Kepler Telescope Sees Pixelated View of 7-Planet Star System

NASA launched the Kepler Space Telescope in 2009. "The unexpected opportunity to further study the TRAPPIST-1 system was quickly recognized and the agility of the K2 team and science community prevailed once again". The space agency made the huge announcement last month, with experts calling the discovery of Trappist -1 one of the most important developments in the hunt for aliens. Read More

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Trump golf course in Rancho Palos Verdes vandalized by environmental group

Trump golf course in Rancho Palos Verdes vandalized by environmental group

The group carved a giant, unusual message into the grass that said, "NO MORE TIGERS NO MORE WOODS", a play on famed pro golfer Tiger Woods' name that is reportedly a commentary on the federal government's attitude towards nature. The article originally referred to the act of vandalism as a "daring act of defiance", though it has since been updated by The Post . The president himself has been a target of scathing humor on the late-night comedy shows, such as "Saturday Night Live", and by ... Read More

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Republicans fall short on health care

Republicans fall short on health care

U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo) condemned the bill being advanced without transparency or meaningful input from the American people. "They themselves made it very clear that the regulations of ObamaCare, which by the way are absolutely not repealed in the GOP bill, are exclusively responsible for $19 billion in lost wages, 10,000-plus fewer business establishments, almost 300,000 lost jobs and $51 billion in costs". Read More

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Queen urges Commonwealth nations to build peace

Queen urges Commonwealth nations to build peace

After placing a message inside, the monarch then handed it on to his fellow countrywoman Meares. Victoria Pendleton, Team GB champion cyclist joined Meares to start the first leg of the relay. Singer-songwriter Cody Simpson, who hails from the Gold Coast, performed at Monday's ceremony. "As we look to create a truly global Britain, the deep partnerships that we share through a 21st century Commonwealth can help us strengthen the prosperity and security of our own citizens, and those of our ... Read More

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Boaty McBoatface submarine to undertake first mission

Boaty McBoatface submarine to undertake first mission

By mapping the flow of Antarctic Bottom Water (AABW) within the 11,500-foot (3,500 meter) deep Orkney Passage , the researchers are hoping to understand how these important deep sea currents are being affected by climate change. The craft will be used to measure and investigate water flow and turbulence in the dark depths of the Orkney Passage. It will be sent back and forth through the current to record how fast the streams flow, how turbulent they are and how they respond to changes in ... Read More

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'Rocket League' (ALL) New Dropshot Mode, Season 4 Coming Next Week

'Rocket League' (ALL) New Dropshot Mode, Season 4 Coming Next Week

As an added twist, the electrified ball itself will gain strength as players continue to hit and dribble it, with harder hits giving it stronger damage potential that can be unleashed on the opposing team's floor to varying degrees. The ball will fall through openings but cars will simply drive over them. So if your team manages to score, you are left with all the damage your opponent already did to your floor while they get a clean slate. Read More

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Surface Phone to Make Established Giants Suffer

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Surface Phone to Make Established Giants Suffer

The hybrid tablet was initially expected to arrive during the Mobile World Congress, but sadly this didn't happen. Microsoft may be working on a new Windows Phone device for the year. With the Surface range Microsoft has built an infra-structure to market their range to enterprise customers, and Samsung will presumably be included in the range of products Microsoft partners will be offering to their business clients. Read More

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IPhone 8 may not feature curved screen after all

Wayne Lam , an analyst from HIS Markit states that Apple will offer something new this year along with the tenth anniversary OLED iPhone. He also stated that flat displays cost considerably less than their curved counterparts. Moreover, the fact that Apple will use the " curved screen" is referring to its 2.5D cover glass. It is not entirely a flat display that we see on entry-level smartphones, but in contrast to the OLED curved panels, the sides are not going to be rounded as ... Read More

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Daylight Saving Time Returns Sunday

Daylight Saving Time Returns Sunday

In 2017 money, that's $440 million! For example, heart attacks , strokes, and vehicle accidents will likely increase as a result of springing forward, Reuters reported , meanwhile worker productivity will decline. Department of Energy. "The best thing would be try and go to bed literally an hour earlier that time and then get up at the normal time period", said Leibham. Read More

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Twitch to relaunch Curse App

Twitch to relaunch Curse App

Soon, desktop Twitchers will also be able to actually play the games they watch. The company has also rolled out other social features, like Communities, which focus on gamers' shared interests - including those that extend beyond video games; IRL, which lets vloggers host broadcasts to directly talk with fans; and Twitch Creative, where broadcasters can show off artistic endeavours, whether or not they're directly related to gaming. Read More

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Intel to buy Mobileye for $14-$15 billion: Israeli media report

Intel to buy Mobileye for $14-$15 billion: Israeli media report

Mobileye was also an early partner of Tesla's for its autonomous technology, although that relationship is ending amid some controversial undertones about safety measures at the carmaker. Mobileye was cofounded in 1999 by Amnon Shashua, an academic, and Ziv Aviram, who is now CEO. Such a massive investment could only be justified if Intel sees a way to dominate a large chunk of the autonomous vehicle market. Read More

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Maria Sharapova entry 'disrespectful' says Caroline Wozniacki

Maria Sharapova entry 'disrespectful' says Caroline Wozniacki

Wozniacki said she had no problem with Sharapova, whose ban for a positive test for meldonium was reduced by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, returning to the game. Germany's Angelique Kerber , now ranked number two in the world, said the situation was "a little bit strange". The next two Grand Slam events, the French Open and Wimbledon, have yet to reach any decision on wild cards for Sharapova, who is a past champion of both tournaments. Read More

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