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Trump's climate stance casts shadow over Arctic meeting

Officers from eight nations with Arctic territory met Thursday in Alaska for the biennial Arctic Council meeting, amid concerns over U.S President Donald Trump's climate policy. Eight countries are se...

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Water signature found in Neptune-sized planet's atmosphere

Water signature found in Neptune-sized planet's atmosphere

Around 437 light years away lies the mysterious exoplanet HAT-P-26b - which is a bad name, but blessedly it's also known as "Warm Neptune". The planet may have developed closer to its host star than N...

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China champions globalisation with new Silk Road summit

Run by a cadre of global professionals and adhering to high standards, the AIIB is, according to one estimate, unlikely to lend much more than $2 billion annually for its first five years. "We do not ...

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Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow; stock plunges

Snapchat's growth stalls in Facebook's shadow; stock plunges

The figures show Snap and Snapchat continue to grow in all aspects, but that increase has slowed down on a quarterly basis, particularly after Facebook introduced Instagram Stories as a jab to its r...

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US judge approves Volkswagen 3.0 liter, Bosch diesel settlements

US judge approves Volkswagen 3.0 liter, Bosch diesel settlements

Elizabeth Cabraser added, "We believe the substantial compensation and steps to fix or remove polluting cars from the roads detailed in the settlements provide excellent value to consumers and hold Vo...

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Acting Director Disputes White House Claim that FBI 'Lost Confidence' in Comey

McCabe told the intelligence committee's ranking member, Virginia Sen. The Trump administration has said Comey's firing was unrelated to the Russian Federation investigation. "I would hope that ...

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Microsoft Cortana is finally playing catch-up with Amazon Alexa

Powered by a Windows 10 device, it makes use of a Unity 3D app that animates Cortana in three different camera angles, along with real-time face tracking that alters the hologram's position relative t...

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Conservative group takes credit for anti-net neutrality comments

Conservative group takes credit for anti-net neutrality comments

That can be attributed to the FCC's Electronic Comment Filing System . By Wednesday afternoon, the FCC had received and published more than 555,000 comments from consumers across the country, who...

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Official Statement from Cellino & Barnes

Official Statement from Cellino & Barnes

And it's not pretty. The substance of Cellino's complaint against Barnes is unknown since numerous lawsuit documents were sealed by the court. But it's about as NY as pizza by the slice and getting ...

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Now Microsoft Has a Smart Home Assistant Too

Now Microsoft Has a Smart Home Assistant Too

Harman Kardon's Cortana-powered speaker, called Invoke , is set to launch in the Fall, and while it hasn't been properly announced yet, a product page for it did briefly appear on the web, reveal...

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Google is making another OS to rival Android and ChromeOS- Fuschia OS

Google is making another OS to rival Android and ChromeOS- Fuschia OS

Below the profile card is a list of suggestions, which is reminiscent of Google Now. It's a GUI that puts emphasis on cards containing "stories" that will refer to "apps and/or modules that work toget...

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Remastered Zombie Maps Coming to Black Ops 3

Remastered Zombie Maps Coming to Black Ops 3

There have also been a number of key general performance issues being seen to by the development team, according to the patch notes which didn't specify exactly what these alterations would actually...

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10-year lifespan gain for some HIV patients

10-year lifespan gain for some HIV patients

ART involves a combination of three or more drugs to block the usual advance of HIV . As a result of these improvements, between 1996 and 2013, the life expectancy of 20-year-olds treated for HI...

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Payday 2 VR Announced, Beta Scheduled for 2017

Payday 2 VR Announced, Beta Scheduled for 2017

Payday 2 owners on PC will receive the VR version for free and there will even be cross-play support between the normal and VR versions. A beta for it will be available sometime this year, but Overki...

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Vivegam Teaser: Ajith Kumar In Hollywood-Like Action Scenes

Vivegam Teaser: Ajith Kumar In Hollywood-Like Action Scenes

Meanwhile, let's find out which teaser impressed you more: Vijay's Bairavaa or Ajith's Vivegam? The "Vivegam" teaser continues to break various records in the Indian film industry and as repor...

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News from Day 1 of the Microsoft Build Developer Conference

Windows 10 now running on half billion devices . Today, however, Microsoft will talk all things Windows 10 and Mixed Reality which means it'll something you don't want to miss. That's one the prime...

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Racist Letter at St. Olaf Was a Hoax, College President Admits

Racist Letter at St. Olaf Was a Hoax, College President Admits

Olaf officials in late April and prompted hundreds of students to boycott classes in protest on May 1. "We're confident that there is no ongoing threat from this incident to individuals or the communi...

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Xiaomi brings Mi Home to India, First store in Bengaluru open today

Xiaomi brings Mi Home to India, First store in Bengaluru open today

The store will be open to public from May 20 onwards, and will feature wide range of Xiaomi products including smartphones, power banks, headphones, fitness bands, air purifiers and other Mi ecosystem...

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Microsoft Teams' developers can now publish their apps

Microsoft Teams' developers can now publish their apps

Those services include Bing Custom Search, Custom Vision Service, Custom Decision Service and Video Indexer. Microsoft made what it describes as a pair of new core capabilities for Microsoft Graph g...

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Appoint special counsel in Russian Federation probe

March 20: Comey confirms that the FBI is investigating Russian interference in the election. "I think if I was him, I'd want to tell my story", he said . Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY ask...

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Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 8 in the second half of 2017

Samsung to launch Galaxy Note 8 in the second half of 2017

The Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+, because they have been off to a good start, could of course change its fortunes in the second quarter. The company also managed to recall around 96 percent of the dev...

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SpaceX Successfully Launches US Spy Satellite

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Florida on Monday, carrying the company's first satellite for the USA military, and breaking a 10-year monopoly held by a partnership of Lockheed Martin and Bo...

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Snapchat's Growth Falls In Facebook's Shadow As Social Giant Mimics Features

Facebook introduced a feature very similar to Snapchat's "Stories" for its main network and the photo-sharing platform Instagram, which analysts anxious would eat away at Snapchat's already slowing ...

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Google Security Discovers Crazy Bad Vulnerability in Windows: Microsoft Fixes Issue

It was also thought to be unlikely that Microsoft would be able to turn around a patch so quickly, especially given that today is Patch Tuesday. "Typically, no action is required of enterprise adm...

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Email scam impersonates Google Docs

Email scam impersonates Google Docs

Do these satellite images prove North Korea is about to carry out another nuclear test? The fake Google Docs app can read your contacts and send more phishing attempts to your contacts. Yesterday, m...

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United Nations climate talks frustrated over USA stance

The United States, alongside more than 100 other countries, signed onto the accord under former President Barack Obama that aims to limit greenhouse gas emissions in member countries. There is a wide ...

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Toyota see profit drop on stronger yen despites rising sales

Toyota see profit drop on stronger yen despites rising sales

On a consolidated basis, net revenues for the period totaled 27.5971 trillion yen, a decrease of 2.8 percent. As a result, Toyota said in January it would invest more than $10 billion in the U.S. ...

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SpaceX to launch secretive satellite for US intelligence agency

The first stage of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket then separated from the second stage and made a vertical landing back near the launchpad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, the company said on its T...

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Where is justice Karnan?

Where is justice Karnan?

However, he refused to elaborate on the route and details, especially as a road route from Chennai to any Indian border will take a minimum journey of 36 hours. The court ordered the Director Genera...

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PGA Tour extends FedEx Cup sponsorship for 10 years

Rory McIlroy is the current FedEx Cup champion, after winning both the Deutsche Bank Championship and Tour Championship to pip Dustin Johnson. "For now, we're just announcing the extension through 2...

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Google Picks Up Owlchemy Labs, Austin-Based VR Startup

Google Picks Up Owlchemy Labs, Austin-Based VR Startup

With projectors like Cardboard and Daydream, Google is invested in mobile VR. Owlchemy Labs is a 23-person team working on VR games for the last six years. The games studio will continue to buil...

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Sensor issue forces scrub of SpaceX Falcon 9 NRO intelligence launch

This would be the company's fourth land-based return, the most recent of which was three months ago. Sonic booms rattled the area, serving as a Monday morning wake-up call. " Falcon 9's simple two-st...

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Buffett expresses sympathy, but Berkshire political spending proposal fails

Buffett said: "We've had a lot of (tax cuts) in our lifetimes - it's certain that some of a lower corporate rate would be competed away, and it's sure that some of it would inure to the benefit of sha...

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IPhone reports dip in sales ahead of 10 year anniversary

Apple , which earlier listed India among the markets where it was registering growth rates of over 20 per cent, said they had set a new March quarter record for India, where revenue grew in strong d...

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Microsoft Windows 10 S wants you to stick to its default browser

Also, Windows 10 S will be free for all schools that are now running Windows 10 Pro PCs, and include free Office 365 education with Microsoft Teams. The Core i5 model with 8GB RAM and 256GB storag...

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