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Spain diplomat, Brexit official talk Gibraltar

Spain diplomat, Brexit official talk Gibraltar

Its chief minister Fabian Picardo has said: "Gibraltar belongs to the Gibraltarians and we want to stay British". Gibraltar is also keen to shore up its status as a financial centre, traditionally used by the UK's financial services sector to passport into the rest of the European Union, after publishing a report in January which stated that almost half of all jobs on the British overseas territory would be lost if a hard Brexit deal is struck. Read More

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 facial recognition feature can be fooled with a photo

The standard versions of Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus already include Office apps, but the Microsoft Edition versions includes other important software, such as Excel, OneDrive, Outlook, Bring, Groove, Skype, MSN News, and a whole lot more. Folks at Marcianotech captured the photo of the Galaxy S8 owner on another device. However it will only read your fingerprint and you won't have to press it. Read More

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Android Overtakes Windows As Top OS

That's according to figures compiled by StatCounter that show that Android's meteoric rise in popularity has now seen it surpass Windows as the OS of choice for more than a third of the world's internet users. When it comes to browsing the Internet, the mobile market has clearly overtaken the desktop market, which is where Windows has always shined. It might not seem like much (and to be fair, it could easily flip back to Windows' side next quarter), but it marks a historic ... Read More

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Major internet providers say will not sell customer browsing histories

Verizon does not sell the personal web browsing history of our customers. He argued that Comcast's privacy commitments "go even beyond this protection of sensitive information that has dominated the dialogue this week". Internet companies like Google don't have to ask their users for permission before tracking what sites they visit, a discrepancy that Republicans and industry group have blasted as both unfair to companies and confusing to consumers. Read More

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NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Set 2 New Records In A Day

Whitson, meanwhile, has set a new spacewalking record for women. That's the most spacewalks ever performed by a woman. On Thursday, NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson was set to break the spacewalking record set by Sunita Williams. Whitson is extremely famous and this was her 8th spacewalk . Online Chat: DJ Kachman, the Veterans Affairs Department's director of mobile and security technology transformation lead, on April 10, at 1 p.m. Read More

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Vladimir Putin DENIES tampering in presidential election

He said much of the current chill was caused by the Obama administration's decision to expel Russian diplomats and confiscate property because of alleged hacking against American political institutions. Putin suggested that the upheaval in Washington eventually will die down and he will meet personally with Trump. "What we see is. that all of this looks like is a full-scale witch hunt", Peskov said. Read More

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2 dead after planes collide mid-air in Volusia County

2 dead after planes collide mid-air in Volusia County

The debris included large pieces of the aircraft. Gunther said the planes took off from Spruce Creek Airport in Port Orange and investigators were trying to confirm their destination. FAA investigators also responded to the scene. A woman who said she witnessed the crash shared what she saw on social media. "Before the aircraft came together, the Grumman was to the right and aft of the Cessna 170 when they came together", Gunther said. Read More

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Bill Clinton and Arlene Foster attend funeral for Martin McGuinness in Derry

The Donegal deputy, who led the tributes locally, put his reflections on the contributions of the late former deputy first minister in the North in a personal context during a discussion on "Tonight With Vincent Browne" on Tuesday. The Catholic policeman says Mr McGuinness's arrival at his hospital bed in the aftermath of an explosion which nearly cost his life was clearly something historic; this was the first time a leader from within Sinn Féin had visited an injured PSNI officer. Read More

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IOS 10.3.1 update released by Apple

IOS 10.3.1 update released by Apple

To download iOS 10.3.1 update, go to General in Setting tab. The iOS 10.3.1 update is now available free to download over the air or through iTunes for all iOS 10 users. Going forward, Apple is going to start showing a popup dialog box when a 32-bit app is opened that says, "This app will not work with future versions of iOS. Read More

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Samsung lets you unlock S8 with your face

In practice, that means that if you're holding the phone one-handed, less of your thumb's reach is wasted extending past a bezel, and so more of it can be used to navigate around the actual phone. The mobile phone was just released a couple of days ago. Samsung Galaxy S8's Bluetooth 5 will now allow the company's flagship to boast a so-called Bluetooth Dual Audio. Read More

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Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S8 Plus: Specs Comparison

With both the LG G6 and Samsung Galaxy S8 adopting 18:9 aspect ratios, it looks like the future of smartphones will be in widescreen. In terms of specifications, the Samsung Galaxy S8 features a 5.8-inch QHD+ (1440×2960 pixels) Super AMOLED display while the Galaxy S8 + sports a 6.2-inch QHD+ (1440×2960 pixels) Super AMOLED display which Samsung refers to as "Infinity Displays.' Both these devices feature a 12-megapixel 'Dual Pixel" rear camera while there is an 8-megapixel ... Read More

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Michael Flynn seeks immunity for testimony in Trump-Russia probe

Michael Flynn seeks immunity for testimony in Trump-Russia probe

It is unclear whether any of Mr. Trump's other former advisers have asked for immunity from the congressional committees. There has been no comment so far from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Senate committee involved. Flynn was a well-known Clinton critic during the 2016 Presidential Campaign. Rep. Adam Schiff of Washington said that he would discuss Mike Flynn's offer with the Senate Intelligence Committee and the Justice Department, and that he would need to receive ... Read More

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Days ago, Susan Rice denied any knowledge of 'unmasking' Trump intel

The identities of citizens collected are normally redacted from the intelligence reports and are designated as something like "US Person One", Bloomberg reported . Cohen-Watnick then notified the White House General Counsel's office of Rice's actions. Susan Rice lies easily. It now appears that he needed to view computer systems within the National Security Council that would include the logs of Rice's requests to unmask US persons. Read More

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Trump ripped for dipping back into controversy over Democratic 'debate answers'

Trump ripped for dipping back into controversy over Democratic 'debate answers'

Trump, who is believed to have connections with Russian Federation, has in the past raised questions about why the Clintons are not under investigation for various ties to Russian Federation. "Was the brother of John Podesta paid big money to get the sanctions on Russian Federation lifted?" Donald Trump wasn't done this morning when he praised Fox News' fake scandals in an effort to divert attention from the Russian Federation scandal that threatens to destroy his presidency. Read More

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Industry, academic partners team up to fight fake news

Industry, academic partners team up to fight fake news

The projects will be administered by and housed at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism . With the rise of fake news, technology and media companies have joined together to combat the ongoing issue with a $14 million fund to reinstate audience confidence, vital information and increased trust in journalism, which has since been eroded through a News Integrity Initiative. Read More

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European Union wants 'progress' on Brexit divorce before talks on new ties

European Union wants 'progress' on Brexit divorce before talks on new ties

The EU has presented its draft set of guidelines for its upcoming Brexit negotiations with the United Kingdom, clearly insisting that an exit deal must be finalized before talks on a new trade deal can begin. European Union member states have been united on the question of money and that an agreement must be reached on how to calculate Britain's liabilities before engaging in a discussions of the future trade relationship. Read More

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Apple dropping Imagination Tech graphics

Apple dropping Imagination Tech graphics

The Cupertino giant has been using Imagination Technology's GPU technology in most of their products ranging from phones, iPods, and tablets to TVs and watches. A share price collapse of this magnitude is hugely unusual for a listed company of Imagination's size. "This evidence has been requested by Imagination but Apple has declined to provide it", Imagination said . Read More

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Pettersen up 1 at wind-delayed ANA Inspiration

Pettersen up 1 at wind-delayed ANA Inspiration

A rules official told Thompson of the four-stroke swing as she walked off the 12th hole Sunday. Jutanugarn appeared to play herself out of contention with three bogeys in five holes early in the third round, but the Thai star rallied back with three birdies and a spectacular eagle in the final eight holes on the course where she blew a two-shot lead with three holes to play a year ago. Read More

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Whitson's walk in space sets another record

When the veteran astronauts realised what had happened, Whitson reported it to Mission Control, which immediately started tracking the 1.5-metre (5-foot) object as it floated away into space. European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who conducted last week's spacewalk along with Mr. Kimbrough, assisted the duo in and out of their spacesuits and monitor the activities from inside the station. Read More

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