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China's Tencent takes 5% stake in Tesla: SEC filing

Tesla has gained significant financial backing by way of a 5-percent investment by Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings. The large position in Tesla makes Tencent Tesla's fifth-largest shareholde...

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New £1 coin enters circulation in the UK

New £1 coin enters circulation in the UK

It is 12-sided, with grooves on alternate sides, and includes micro-lettering on an inner rim which reflects the year of production. It is estimated that roughly one in every 30 coins of the old pound...

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'Fresh Prince' cast reunites for awesome photo

'Fresh Prince' cast reunites for awesome photo

Now, Smith is reconnecting with where it all started as he posted a picture to Instagram of him with his Fresh Prince cast. Alfonso wrote: 'Wishing that James Avery was still with us to make t...

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Danny Brown Got Dave Chappelle Debilitatingly Stoned At Detroit Comeback Show

Danny Brown Got Dave Chappelle Debilitatingly Stoned At Detroit Comeback Show

The tour, which is his first one in nearly a decade, was already highly anticipated. He reportedly prompted a standing ovation. "Stranger things have happened in New Orleans". Being as though this i...

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White House on lockdown over suspicious package

White House on lockdown over suspicious package

The North Lawn was evacuated and reporters were locked into the press room so that armed agents could search the area just before 10:30am. Roads around the White House were also shut and a securit...

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Facebook launches Town Hall tool to find nearby lawmakers

Facebook launches Town Hall tool to find nearby lawmakers

But Facebook is trying to turn things around with Town Hall , a new feature that will allow the social network's users to locate, follow, and contact local state and federal government representati...

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Pakistan says Facebook vows to tackle concerns over blasphemous content

Pakistan says Facebook vows to tackle concerns over blasphemous content

Terming "blasphemous" content on social media as a "nefarious attempt to play with the emotions of the Muslim Ummah", the Prime Minister instructed authorities to take effective measures to remove all...

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HTC's Upcoming Smartphone May Let You Squeeze to Access a Shortcut

HTC's Upcoming Smartphone May Let You Squeeze to Access a Shortcut

In early January, famous leaker Evan Blass came in with a leaked video of an unknown HTC flagship codenamed Ocean. Featuring a Snapdragon 835, this 5.5-inch smartphone with 2560 x 1440 resolution d...

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Cheney blasts Russia's alleged interference in US election

Cheney blasts Russia's alleged interference in US election

Cheney's accusation comes at a time when both the Senate and House of Representatives intelligence committees are investigating possible Russian interference in the election that brought President Don...

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IKEA Launches Smart Lighting System

IKEA Launches Smart Lighting System

The solution seems to me (without having seen or used it) to be similar to the Philips Hue range, allowing you to switch out bulbs and get started with just one light - but be careful, it's a downward...

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Samsung Pay to be launched in India: All you need to know

We have been hearing about the new LG Pay mobile payment system for some time and now it looks like LG is getting ready to launch the service in Korea . The payment uses biometric authentication an...

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This Huge Monster-Truck Front Flip Is Historic, Undeniably Awesome

This Huge Monster-Truck Front Flip Is Historic, Undeniably Awesome

There's a thing that happens in the USA where people build really big trucks, put them on even bigger tires and then drive around a dirt obstacle course for a competition called Monster Jam . His run...

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President of embattled Uber leaves after 6 months on job

President of embattled Uber leaves after 6 months on job

In a statement late on Sunday, Jones said he could not continue as president of a business with which he was incompatible. The news was first reported by Recode . Jones replaced board member Ryan G...

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Android O Developer Preview Unveiled by Google: Here Are Its Best Features

The search giant in Android O Developer Preview is adding a new " background limits " feature, which essentially stops the background apps to consume more power. Users can change the behavior or bloc...

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Andromeda Animation Comparison to Uncharted Is 'Unfair': Former BioWare Employee

Andromeda Animation Comparison to Uncharted Is 'Unfair': Former BioWare Employee

Thanks to Andromeda's new crafting system, the game has a huge arsenal of weapons, armor, and other equipment you can build yourself with the proper materials and research -- all of which you can fi...

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Samsung announces competitor to Siri, Cortana

Several pre-installed apps are already setup and optimised to work closely with Bixby and the S8 will come with a button dedicated to the feature making it easier to access and use. Samsung's timing ...

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Wendy W. Luscombe Sells 1500 Shares of Acadia Realty Trust (AKR) Stock

Wendy W. Luscombe Sells 1500 Shares of Acadia Realty Trust (AKR) Stock

On 2/19/2016 Digital Realty Trust announced a quarterly dividend of $0.88 4.32% with an ex dividend date of 3/11/2016 which will be payable on 3/31/2016. Acadia Realty Trust's dividend payout ratio i...

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Insider Trading at American Homes 4 Rent?

Zacks offers analysts with an Average Broker Rating (or ABR), basing it on sell-side recommendations. The target price for American Homes 4 Rent (AMH ) is $24.45/share according to the consensus of...

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Here's why these famous landmarks are going dark on Saturday

The UN said hundreds of landmarks - from NY to Uganda and Sweden to Malaysia - would be turning off on the night of Earth Hour. Organised globally by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Earth ...

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Severe storms in forecast for US much of this week

Severe storms in forecast for US much of this week

A line of strong to possibly severe storms is expected to develop over east Texas and Oklahoma on Friday and reach western portions of Arkansas by that afternoon. These conditions are increasingly mor...

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US routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC

US routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC

I pride myself on being a big game pitcher. "He's a big game pitcher, so I'm looking forward to hopefully facing him in the playoffs this year". In the third inning, Ian Kinsler hit a two-run home ...

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Apple, Inc.'s New Products: Everything You Need to Know

Why not some other shade including Pink or Blue that have been used by the company in its other products? This New Red iPhones available online and also From Stores in more than 40 countries and r...

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Google releases Android O developer preview: Everything you need to know

But if you don't want to wait, and have a compatible device-it will only work on Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Nexus Player, Pixel, Pixel XL and Pixel C devices-you can get started right away. The new Android a...

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Hail, powerful winds expected in Southern Plains

Hail, powerful winds expected in Southern Plains

There haven't been this many tornadoes this early in the year since 2012. There was also heavy rains during Sunday's storms, and video showed a funnel cloud near Ada, Oklahoma, about 70 miles southe...

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Spacewalking Astronauts Prep Station for New Parking Spot

Spacewalking Astronauts Prep Station for New Parking Spot

Their main job 250 miles up involves disconnecting an old docking port. "PMA-3 will be robotically relocated 30 March by ground controllers from the port side of the Tranquility module to the space-...

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Google kills GTalk, removes SMS functionality from Hangouts

Google kills GTalk, removes SMS functionality from Hangouts

Hangouts is a pretty solid replacement for Google Talk. Your talk contacts will exchange over, despite everything you'll have the capacity to visit in Gmail - it'll simply look somewhat changed. The w...

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Freezing rain warning and school closures

Freezing rain warning and school closures

Temperatures will rise above the freezing mark early Sunday morning which will change any freezing rain to rain. "The freezing rain is expected to be heavy at times which could result in significant...

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Tsunamis Caused Impact Crater On Mars, Science Suggests

The crater, called Lomonosov and located in Mars' northern plains, fits the characteristics of tsunami deposits on the surface. "It was a really large-scale, high speed tsunami", Dr. But the recen...

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IPad Pro 10.5-inch and iPad Pro 12.9-inch Rumors and Prices

While budget-conscious Apple fans have surely loved the new iPad for being the most affordable in the iPad series till now, however, die-hard fans are still waiting for news on the iPad Pro 2, as repo...

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Samsung's Note 7 recycling plan includes reselling the device in some countries

This, along with the recall, has left the South Korean electronics giant with a lot of devices that need to be "processed in an environmentally-friendly manner'". After significant pressure from Green...

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Samsung to sell refurbished Note7s in some markets

The company had even tied up with USA carriers to issues similar updates aimed at crippling the battery of the Note 7 devices. Additionally, Samsung will only sell the phones in markets where it...

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Trump plans would reverse Obama's climate push

Trump plans would reverse Obama's climate push

EPA headquarters in Washington , D.C., tomorrow afternoon, where he'll sign a sweeping executive order that the White House says will advance domestic "energy independence". The coal industry nonet...

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How to find lost AirPods with Apple's new Find My AirPods feature

Modernisation was the company's motivation for creating the file system: at launch it pointed out that the HFS+ file system it used was designed in the age of the floppy disk and therefore wasn't ve...

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Intel's first Optane memory modules available next month

Storage performance increases by up to 14-times. Intel Optane Memory will be available at on-line retailers and a myriad of system-builders later next month. Though products won't be shipping for a ...

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Dollar hits four-month low as Trump trade deflates

Australian stocks gained 1.1 percent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose 0.6 percent. The index had risen to a 14-year high near 104.00 in early January when expectations for inflation-boosting USA...

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