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Uber says never used Waymo files on self-driving

Uber says never used Waymo files on self-driving

In court, Uber's attorneys have said the company can't locate the 14,000 files that Levandowsi allegedly stole before leaving Waymo in January 2016 to launch Otto. "Waymo doesn't meet the high bar for...

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Uber's legal defense: Waymo does LiDAR better, for now

Uber's legal defense: Waymo does LiDAR better, for now

The lawsuit accuses Levandowski of downloading more than 14,000 confidential and proprietary files shortly before his resignation. Uber's defense doesn't dispute that Levandowski stole the files; it...

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Twitter launches 'Lite' version in search of growth in emerging markets

Twitter launches 'Lite' version in search of growth in emerging markets

It is a great alternative for people who don't have a Wi-Fi connection and rely only on their mobile data. For those using iOS, the Lite version is also available but does not include the push noti...

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Syria says United States attack killed six, caused extensive damage

Syria says United States attack killed six, caused extensive damage

He also said the strikes were meant to "support the terrorists on the ground". "Using a deadly nerve agent, Assad choked out the lives of helpless men, women, and children", the president said Thursda...

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Syria condemns United States 'aggression' after strike on air base

The strike took place at 8:40 p.m. ET (3:40 a.m. local time), when there would have been minimal activity at the base. Dmitry Peskov, Putin's spokesman, told reporters the US strikes had been conduc...

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Air India lifts ban on Shiv Sena MP

Following this, Lok Sabha speaker, Sumitra Mahajan held a meeting with Home Minister, Civil Aviation Minister & Shiv Sena MPs over the Gaikwad issue. "Today there is a parliament session, he is in t...

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Oil stocks rise on daily fuel price revision report

Oil stocks rise on daily fuel price revision report

Indian Oil Corp, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum, which control almost 95% of the country's fuel retail market, are considering ways to roll out the plan to review petrol and diesel prices da...

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Republicans ram through Trump's Supreme Court pick by changing the Senate's rules

Republicans ram through Trump's Supreme Court pick by changing the Senate's rules

Baldwin came out in opposition to Gorsuch shortly after his nomination was announced and made it clear she would support a filibuster , saying Gorsuch should meet a 60-vote threshold because nearly...

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Gorsuch heads for confirmation as Senate tears up own rules

After the standard 30 hours of debate , Gorsuch is expected to be confirmed. "There is still time for them to support a nominee who even longtime Democrats have praised, or at the very least, do ...

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SpaceX Launches And Lands The First Recycled Orbital Rocket Ever

SpaceX Launches And Lands The First Recycled Orbital Rocket Ever

The SES-10 communications satellite is on its way to a geosynchronous orbit where it will provide services to Latin America. SpaceX's quest to make space travel more affordable took a massive ...

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Ubuntu for phones coming to an end

Ubuntu for phones coming to an end

Indeed, this means the development on Ubuntu phones and tablets is also dead. It goes without saying that the move marks the company's return to the early years of Ubuntu when the desktop featured G...

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Serbians protest outcome of presidential race for third day

Serbians protest outcome of presidential race for third day

A user on the social media website Reddit has reported a total media blackout in Belgrade amid anti-government and anti-corruption protests that engulfed Serbia this week. "I think something needs to ...

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Putin Calls U.S. Syria Strike Aggression, Ends Airspace Pact

Moscow had been hoping to cooperate with new U.S. President Donald Trump to jointly fight the Islamic State militant group in Syria, a move it was banking on to improve battered U.S. USA military acti...

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Can Crystal Palace beat Premier League relegation this season?

Can Crystal Palace beat Premier League relegation this season?

Both sides will be looking back to previous year for comfort, with Chelsea winning 3-1 at the Etihad in December while City won 3-0 at Stamford Bridge last April against an off-form home side with...

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Putin to meet with security council after US missile strikes on Syria

While oil prices surged as traders priced in what has in the past been called a Middle East risk premium, and safe-haven products like gold jumped =XAU, stock markets and the USA dollar.DXY slumped. W...

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Huge ruckus in Lok Sabha over Gaikwad air travel ban

Huge ruckus in Lok Sabha over Gaikwad air travel ban

Airlines sources said that Gaikwad had booked tickets for travelling between Delhi and Mumbai on April 17 and a return trip on April 24, both of which have been cancelled. The Sena MP was banned by ...

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European Union expands sanctions against North Korea

Trump said that although he did not get a thing even after a long discussion but had managed to develop a strong friendship with Jinping and claimed that in the long term, they would have a great fri...

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Robert Reich: Donald Trump's bet on coal is incredibly dumb

Robert Reich: Donald Trump's bet on coal is incredibly dumb

An optimistic Doniger said coal power plants and coal mining are on the decline in the US. The coal industry was interested in ensuring that the Paris deal provides a role for low-emission c...

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Horowitz: Progress On Climate Change is Possible Despite Trump

Horowitz: Progress On Climate Change is Possible Despite Trump

Following President Trump's executive order last week rolling back several Obama administration climate rules, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke lifted a ban on new coal-mining leases on federal ...

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3 ways Trump's energy plan isn't all it's cracked up to be

The main vision that is leading the market away from coal and other fossil fuels is the future: Companies want energy that will be available for decades to come. Wood told Bloomberg BNA that the c...

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Chinese president Xi Jinping arrives in United States for talks with Donald Trump

Chinese president Xi Jinping arrives in United States for talks with Donald Trump

Trump promised during the 2016 campaign to stop what he called the theft of American jobs by China and rebuild the country's manufacturing base. "Everyone was happy to hear that President Trump actu...

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Xiaomi Mi 6 Specifications leaked by GFXBench

Going by the listing, the Xiaomi Mi 6 will feature the same 5.15-inch Full HD display as its predecessor, the Mi 5. It seems like the Xiaomi Mi 6 will be somewhat more expensive, so its price tag wi...

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SpaceX conducts historic launch, landing with "used" rocket

About 10 minutes after launch, cheers erupted at SpaceX mission control in Hawthorne, California as the re-used rocket powered its engines and landed upright on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean ...

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5 things to know about the gender pay gap

Despite making up half the workforce, more than five decades after the passage of the Equal Pay Act of 1963 , American women still make only 80 cents, on average, for every dollar earned by a man, ac...

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Qantas Wi Fi Takes To The Air

If you're curious about the not-so-technical Wi-Fi info offered by Qantas, let's start by telling you it's absolutely free. "If you're ahead, stay ahead", Joyce said. It expects up to 15,000 Qantas pa...

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Severe Turbulence May Become More Frequent Due To Climate Change

Severe Turbulence May Become More Frequent Due To Climate Change

Using supercomputer simulations of the atmosphere, the researchers were able to calculate how wintertime transatlantic clear-air turbulence will change at an altitude of around 12 kilometers (39,000 f...

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Hubble telescope beams back close-up of Jupiter

Hubble telescope beams back close-up of Jupiter

However, the Great Red Spot is slowly shrinking - a trend seen since the late 1800s. Jupiter is now at its closest point to Earth this year, giving it a brighter appearance in the night sky than usu...

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Donald Trump Signs Controversial Internet Privacy Bill

After Congress voted to repeal Obama-era FCC privacy protections last week, Comcast and other telecom companies have released lengthy statements to assure consumers that they're committed to onl...

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Trump Declares End to 'War on Coal,' but Utilities Aren't Listening

In fact, Mr. Adler conceded that the US return to coal will be limited by the market force of natural gas. "And if I'm not going to build new ones, eventually there won't be any". Mr. Adler surely kno...

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More than half of Americans approve of Obamacare now, Gallup poll finds

More than half of Americans approve of Obamacare now, Gallup poll finds

House Republicans are trying to revive talks on health reform, though Speaker Paul D. Ryan says the discussions are in the "conceptual" phase. " Repeal and replace with something terrific", Trump ...

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Probable Team Of KKR And GL

GL defeated KKR in both the matches they played in IPL 2016. Although, being a newbie, Gujarat led by Suresh Raina made an impact by finishing on top of the points table. But they would definitely...

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You Need An Adapter To Use Kinect On Xbox Scorpio

You Need An Adapter To Use Kinect On Xbox Scorpio

This runs at an unprecedentedly high clock speed for a console. Microsoft has made some stellar choices with the architecture and design work in Project Scorpio, and AMD is able to perfectly showcase ...

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IS calls Donald Trump 'stupid idiot', a sign of America's bankruptcy

IS calls Donald Trump 'stupid idiot', a sign of America's bankruptcy

Daesh's news agency Amaq said the helicopter crashed in the Al-Ghabat district, east of the Tigris river which runs through Mosul, bisecting the city into its eastern and western halves. The hardl...

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How Much Does It Cost to Make the Nintendo Switch?

How Much Does It Cost to Make the Nintendo Switch?

You could avoid playing the Switch while docked, but that's a huge ask. This week, images began surfacing on the web showing Nintendo Switch consoles bending/warping while in the dock due to heat....

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Billionaire JB Pritzker to announce Illinois governor bid

Billionaire JB Pritzker to announce Illinois governor bid

On Thursday, JB Pritzker announced that he is running for Governor of IL, sharing his "progressive track record of taking on big challenges and getting real results for Illinoisans". Some Democrats pr...

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