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'Alberto' just became the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season

'Alberto' just became the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season

A subtropical cyclone has characteristics of both tropical and extratropical cyclones, and tends to have a broader maximum wind radius than the cone of most tropical cyclones. It's expected to con...

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'Lost and found' asteroid returns to buzz past Earth Tuesday

'Lost and found' asteroid returns to buzz past Earth Tuesday

The asteroid almost as big as a football field was first discovered in 2010 by a group of astronomers working on the Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona . The asteroid 2010 WC9 , affectionately kno...

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SpaceX's Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket Finally Soars To The Skies

The newly minted Block 5 variant of the Falcon 9 - designed with roughly 100 up grades for greater energy, security and reusability than its Block-4 predecessor - increased off at 4:14 p.m. Mezbahuzza...

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SpaceX postpones next-gen rocket launch

SpaceX postpones next-gen rocket launch

The Falcon 9 Block 5 meets the standards for crewed space missions and its hardware upgrades dramatically improve upon SpaceX's goal to make rocket reusability and reliability a cost-effective routi...

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Google Maps Get Explore Tab To Act As Guide To Users

Google Maps Get Explore Tab To Act As Guide To Users

Google Maps , like Google News, is also gaining a new " For You " feature where you'll find recommendations based on your past travel. The For You tab is created to surface information about new p...

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Google announces smart compose for Gmail users

Google announces smart compose for Gmail users

Smart Compose helps Gmail write emails "quickly with confidence", as a Google blog entry puts it, by making suggestions for the rest of the sentence as you write. The feature even serves up relevan...

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IPhone X Face ID Failures Spark A Peculiar Repair Strategy From Apple

IPhone X Face ID Failures Spark A Peculiar Repair Strategy From Apple

As MacRumors reports, Apple distributed a document to Apple Authorized Service providers detailing the fault present in both iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and how to deal with it. "My front facin...

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One of Waymo's self-driving minivans gets caught in a road crash

One of Waymo's self-driving minivans gets caught in a road crash

Arizona changed its rules on autonomous vehicle testing late in 2017, opening the door to driverless cars being operated without a human behind the wheel. As the Honda swerved, it continued eastboun...

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Third Official Trailer Released

Red Dead Redemption 2 Third Official Trailer Released

This is why stuff from the original game, such as the honor system and the Dead Eye, are coming back for this sequel, together with all the many icons on the screen and the video game-y HUD, no matter...

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Market concerns vanish as Apple posts best-ever second quarter

Market concerns vanish as Apple posts best-ever second quarter

Here are the key take-aways. India, we set a new first-half record. "The iPhone obviously had to do extremely well to get a 21% number", he said on the company's earnings call . "We also grew reven...

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$199 Oculus Go VR headset goes on sale today

$199 Oculus Go VR headset goes on sale today

As for the specs of the Oculus Go , it boasts a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 2560×1440. The cheapest will be $199 and have 32 GB of onboard storage; there'l also be a 64 GB version of the he...

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New Features (Calender View and Slo-mo videos for Stories + 3 more)

New Features (Calender View and Slo-mo videos for Stories + 3 more)

In addition to group video calls, WhatsApp will be adding stickers as well. Today is F8 (pronounced “eff eight”), which is Facebooks annual developer conference where Instagram has just announ...

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Facebook to allow users to clear browsing history, unveil dating feature

Facebook to allow users to clear browsing history, unveil dating feature

He said the service will be opt-in and, to preserve people's privacy , not viewable to users' friends. "If you believe like I do that giving people a voice is important, that building relationships...

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Unannounced Nokia X Spotted with Notch on Nokia's Official Page

Unannounced Nokia X Spotted with Notch on Nokia's Official Page

Under the hood, the device will either be powered by MediaTek Helio P60 octa-core processor or Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 octa-core processor . It has 4 GB of RAM along with 64 GB internal storag...

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Kim Kardashian Makes Her Feelings for Tristan Thompson Crystal Clear

Kim Kardashian Makes Her Feelings for Tristan Thompson Crystal Clear

That means he still yet to publicly address cheating on Khloe Kardashian , 33, and say he's sorry for causing the new mom so much pain. He's yet to mention Khloe and his cheating scandal , but wit...

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Australia to pay for Great Barrier Reef restoration and protection

Australia to pay for Great Barrier Reef restoration and protection

The funding will be confirmed in the May budget, according to the newspaper. The reef has lost up to half its coral cover in the past 30 years, due to bleaching and pollution. "It's not working, it'...

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'Schoolhouse Rock' composer and Pa. resident Bob Dorough dead at age 94

'Schoolhouse Rock' composer and Pa. resident Bob Dorough dead at age 94

Bob Dorough , the jazz musician who wrote numerous best-loved Schoolhouse Rock songs, has died at age 94. Bob Dorough performing at Joe's Pub in NY on March 9, 2014. "Then I looked in the magic ...

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Google is working on a standalone Tasks app for Android and iOS

Google is working on a standalone Tasks app for Android and iOS

Personal users will soon start seeing the option to opt-in from the Settings menu on the top right. Google isn't playing around with this update, and mobile users should expect updates to the ...

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Amazon now delivers packages to auto trunks

Amazon now delivers packages to auto trunks

That's according to a new study by Shorr Packaging Corp., which ranked the top 25 cities for the amenities provided by Amazon's Prime , and Denver ranked No. This means that cars do not need to b...

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Amazon is going to release the Fire TV Cube

Amazon is going to release the Fire TV Cube

Amazon , after launching the Echo range of speakers in India has now introduced the Amazon Echo Spot at an introductory price of Rs 10,499. "We are excited to bring Echo Spot to our customers ...

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Apple's Shazam acquisition sparks 'in-depth' European Union antitrust investigation through September 4

Apple's Shazam acquisition sparks 'in-depth' European Union antitrust investigation through September 4

The app already presents users with a link to buy songs on Apple's iTunes download service, which provides Shazam with revenues as well. The European Commission's involvement follows seven countri...

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Create your own custom Alexa skill with Blueprints, burn a family member

Create your own custom Alexa skill with Blueprints, burn a family member

If you have a child that's revising for exams, the flash card or quizzing skills Blueprints has to offer would be invaluable. There is no coding knowledge required, because Amazon's offering "Bluepr...

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Motorola unwraps its latest Moto G6 and E5 handsets

Motorola unwraps its latest Moto G6 and E5 handsets

In typical Motorola fashion, all four devices share consistent design themes. The highlight of the new Moto E5-series is the taller displays which come with 18:9 aspect ratio and bigger batteries, whi...

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SpaceX blasts off NASA's new planet-hunter, TESS

SpaceX blasts off NASA's new planet-hunter, TESS

After a delay , SpaceX is winding up again to launch NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite ( TESS ) today (April 18) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida . Boiling atmospheres...

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How to watch SpaceX launch NASA's new planet-hunting satellite today

How to watch SpaceX launch NASA's new planet-hunting satellite today

This is the first time in history when a space-borne all-sky transit survey will be conducted. The Kepler mission has already uncovered 2,300 new exoplanets confirmed by other telescopes . Hubb...

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SEGA Genesis, Master System Games Coming to Nintendo Switch

SEGA Genesis, Master System Games Coming to Nintendo Switch

In addition to delivering the top-notch emulation M2 is known for, the new Sega Ages re-releases will include new content and features . If customers could expand the gaming library that comes wi...

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Dark Souls: Remastered Switch Edition Officially Delayed

Dark Souls: Remastered Switch Edition Officially Delayed

Bandai Namco announced this morning that the Switch version of the definitive edition would have to be pushed back. And what makes the delay particularly curious is the fact that the Switch version of...

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Google Loses Landmark 'Right to Be Forgotten' Case in UK Court

Google Loses Landmark 'Right to Be Forgotten' Case in UK Court

In addition, the sender is given the option to set an expiration time/date for the email ranging from hours to years. The expiring emails feature works similarly to the expiring emails feature in Pr...

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Would you pay for Facebook?

Would you pay for Facebook?

Facebook's CEO repeated the company line defending its introduction of a messaging app for very young children: It just wants to provide a way for parents to keep in touch with their children. Ben Luj...

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CBO Projects $1.5 Trillion Deficits - and That's Being Optimistic

CBO Projects $1.5 Trillion Deficits - and That's Being Optimistic

For 2018, the deficit is expected to top $800 billion, about $140 billion more than the shortfall previous year. Deficits would grow to $1.5 trillion by 2028 - and could exceed $2 trillion if the t...

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