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Samsung Galaxy S8 will launch with 10 pre-loaded Bixby-compatible apps

Rhee cautions that this won't happen overnight, but that Bixby will start out with several ingrained advantages. Apple (aapl) past year added software tools for third-party apps to support Siri, while...

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Trump lashes out at Freedom Caucus, warns of fight

Trump lashes out at Freedom Caucus, warns of fight

Republicans plunged into a blame game over the demise of the years-long push to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's signature health care legislation, with members sniping at each other over h...

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SpaceX chief Musk sets new bar on reusable rocket engine

Scheduled to depart from pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the rocket was due to launch tomorrow, but following the test the company tweeted, "there was a tiny glitch in the motion of...

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US astronaut breaks record for most spacewalks by a woman

USA astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the record for the most spacewalks by a woman on Thursday as she and another astronaut floated outside the International Space Station to do preparation work for futu...

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Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ launch: Hits and fails of the new smartphone

The Galaxy S8 will feature Samsung's Bixby virtual personal assistant. These displays cover nearly 83 percent of the entire front and it reported to be larger than the upcoming iPhone's screen. The ...

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Spacewalking astronauts lose piece of shielding

A piece of important cloth shielding to guard against micrometeoroids floated away while the astronauts were at work. It was Whitson's eighth spacewalk, making her surpass the previous the record of...

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Rain spoils final day's play, SA win series

Rain spoils final day's play, SA win series

Mar.29: South Africa has finished second on the ICC Test Team Rankings at the April 1 cut-off date after the third and the final Test against New Zealand in Hamilton ended in a draw on Wednesday. "F...

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BioWare responds to 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' criticism, commits to improvements

BioWare responds to 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' criticism, commits to improvements

Because it is a relatively new product from the company, the E3 2017 is going to be a great opportunity for ardent Nintendo lovers to learn more about it. In addition, the game will be reimagined ...

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Samsung unveils flagship smartphone Galaxy S8

Kicking off with the display resolution, the Galaxy S8's "Infinity display " is huge upgrade. The world was excited for this announcement, as it is Samsung's first true flagship since the Note7 fia...

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson set to break Sunita Williams' spacewalk record

A space blanket floated away from American astronaut Peggy Whitson on Thursday as she made a historic spacewalk outside the International Space Station, setting a new record for the most spacewalks by...

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Samsung Sell Galaxy Note 7 Refurbished

Samsung says that the device will first be considered if can be used as a refurbished smartphone or rental phones. In the months following the disaster that was the Galaxy Note 7, many people wond...

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Samsung Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8 Plus Wrap-Up: Everything You Need To Know

That recall cost Samsung at least $5.3 billion. Samsung seeks to up their game and reputation with the release of its new life-proof Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. This helps companies fit a bigger displa...

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Samsung reboots its smart home, IoT strategy with the Galaxy S8

Prices haven't been announced yet. Samsung's early marketing of the S8 has eschewed the safety issue, which brand experts say is an attempt to avoid reminding consumers of the images of burnt Note 7...

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Samsung Gear 360 Camera Preview

The updated Samsung Gear VR 2017 will also come along with an Oculus designed controller that couples with the headset. AT&T offers the same bundle, with the phone starting at United States doll...

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Samsung's Bixby is another mobile assistant that's taking on Cortana

For this reason, Samsung made a decision to employ artificial intelligence and implement deep learning concepts at the core of their new design, and Bixby is the end result. It is meant to be a help...

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New discovery reveals Tyrannosaur faces for the first time ars_ab.settitle(1068723)

New discovery reveals Tyrannosaur faces for the first time ars_ab.settitle(1068723)

The first fossilized remains of D. horneri were uncovered in 1992, but the new study , led by Carthage College paleontologist Thomas Carr , finally names the species, and places the animal firmly ...

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Here's what the Samsung Galaxy S8 will cost you in Australia

Here's what the Samsung Galaxy S8 will cost you in Australia

While there are some great new features in the smartphone, like the HDR screen, faster processor, IRIS scanner and the attractive Infinity display. Preorders start on Thursday and the phone will b...

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Destiny 2: Dare They Hope For A Story?

Destiny 2: Dare They Hope For A Story?

According to Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg, Destiny 2 will provide state of the art first person action, an awesome new story, great characters, and thoughtful innovations that make the game more ...

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Elon Musk's latest target: Brain-computer interfaces

Elon Musk's latest target: Brain-computer interfaces

Musk isn't arguing for the unrestrained rise of artificial intelligence, which he once described as the "biggest existential threat" to humankind. The devices might help improve memory or allow fo...

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Blue Origin unveils space capsule with 'largest windows in space'

Blue Origin unveils space capsule with 'largest windows in space'

The world's third richest man and Amazon boss just revealed the first sneak peek into his much talked about Blue Origin New Shepherd spacecraft which will take tourists into space for short trips. " B...

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Jews Are Outraged After Israeli Arrested For Anti-Semitic Threats

A police officer blocks an entrance as officials respond to a bomb threat at the Jewish Community Center in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., March 8, 2017. Galit Bash, the lawyer for the Israeli suspect, t...

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Cristiano Ronaldo Unveils Dodgy Statue As Madeira Airport Is Renamed After Him

The 32-year-old Real Madrid player's girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez, and his mother, Maria, both attended the renaming ceremony of Portugal's Aeroporto da Madeira, now known as Cristiano Ronaldo Air...

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Under Analyst's Radar: Weatherford International Plc (NYSE:WFT)

Under Analyst's Radar: Weatherford International Plc (NYSE:WFT)

On 2/28/2017 Douglas M Mills, VP, sold 14,395 with an average share price of $5.58 per share and the total transaction amounting to $80,324.10. The firm has "Buy" rating by Citigroup given on Thursday...

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Sharknado? Australian cyclone leaves behind shark in puddle

The central Queensland coal port of Gladstone has shut as extreme weather moves south along Australia's eastern seaboard in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Debbie , port officials said Thursday. Resid...

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Hodge says sorry for Kohli comments

Hodge says sorry for Kohli comments

This series brought in a new record for Captain Virat Kohli, under whose captaincy team India won seven consecutive test series and nine consecutive series in all formats. Kohli had sat out of the fou...

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Pedestrian deaths spike in 2016, distractions cited

Pedestrian deaths spike in 2016, distractions cited

Read: That figure would also be an 11 percent increase from the previous year and the steepest year-to-year jump since record-keeping began, both in terms of the number of deaths and the percent i...

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Samsung Sets Out Recycling Plan For Faulty Galaxy Note 7

Soon after Samsung unveiled the Note 7 last August, consumers discovered the phones could combust, a failure later linked to the phone's battery. While Samsung did not make any confirmation at...

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Fmr LLC Decreases Stake in Newmont Mining Corp (NEM)

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM ) where 2 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 9 analysts said it's a Buy, 8 rated the stock as Hol...

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Samsung Updates Gear 360 With Live Streaming and Higher Resolution

In addition to its Galaxy S8, Samsung is launching a new edition of its Gear 360 camera. The standout feature of this new model is a wand-like motion controller, which appears to be a direct respons...

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Samsung's new Gear 360 camera records in 4K

Samsung's new Gear 360 camera records in 4K

The company revealed Bixby, its smart voice assistant to rival Google's Assistant and Apple's Siri. The Galaxy S8 comes with a 5.8 inch QHD display; while the Galaxy S8 + comes with a 6.2 inch QH...

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Months Before Election, Comey Wanted to Go Public on Russian Federation

Other national security figures reportedly wanted a more coordinated front from multiple agencies rather than a message from Comey. At that time, Comey planned to publish this information in The Ne...

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Hodge apologises to Kohli over injury comments

Hodge is about to embark on his second season in charge of the Gujarat Lions, who play their first game of the IPL season against Kolkata on April 8 and are due to play Kohli's Royal Bangalore Challen...

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Galaxy S8's new 'Infinity Wallpapers' are awesome - here's how they work

Samsung is back in the mobile device game again. The Galaxy S8 sees the debut of Samsung's voice assistant Bixby , the company's answer to Alexa, Siri and Google's Voice Assistant. In the future,...

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Minor on-ground accident between two planes in Singapore

Minor on-ground accident between two planes in Singapore

The flight was heading from Singapore to Tianjin. No injuries were reported. All passengers aboard the aircraft were safe but the flight was retimed to about 6am on a replacement aircraft while the ...

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Obama Admin Blocked FBI Director's Offer To Reveal Russian Meddling

A second source with knowledge of the request told Newsweek, "The op-ed would not have mentioned whether the FBI was investigating Donald Trump's campaign workers or others close to him for links to t...

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