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No Bixby Voice at Galaxy S8 launch

There's no timing about other countries. So the company did indicate that Bixby may have a slow start, but the lack of one of the most important traits at the very beginning will make it more ha...

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Microsoft launches Halo Wars: Definitive Edition on Steam

Microsoft launches Halo Wars: Definitive Edition on Steam

Although I'm taking this information with a huge grain of salt, it seems that gamers and Halo fans alike really want the third Halo (or the entire series in general) to come to PC. Furthermore, it...

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Apple receives permit to test Self-driving cars on Public roads

Apple reportedly scaled back its auto plans late in 2016 under the guidance of project leader Bob Mansfield to focus on software for autonomous vehicles . That statement from Apple's director of p...

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President Trump says North Korea has 'gotta behave'

President Trump says North Korea has 'gotta behave'

President Donald Trump weighed in on the tense situation with North Korea on the sidelines of the annual White House Easter egg roll today. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is g...

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NASA providing 1st live 360-degree view of rocket launch

In this handout photo provided by NASA , the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying NASA's Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-...

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United Airlines changes passenger removal policy

David Dao, was forcibly removed from an overbooked United flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The video sparked outrage throughout the internet, with netizens calling out the airline f...

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Apple on track to test self-driving cars in California

According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, Apple's test vehicles will have a person behind the wheel to monitor the testing. Apple confirmed its arrival in the self-driving vehicle market, ...

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North Korea displays might, U.S. strike group approaches

The administration's emphasis, the officials said, will be on increasing pressure on Pyongyang with the help of China, North Korea's dominant trade and military partner. An agreement on who pays for U...

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Whoa, Baby! April's Newborn Giraffe Calf Measures 5 Feet, 9 Inches Tall

Whoa, Baby! April's Newborn Giraffe Calf Measures 5 Feet, 9 Inches Tall

April is one of the most popular residents at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York. April, a 15-year-old giraffe kept in a United States zoo, gave birth to a calf on a live feed to ...

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United Airlines tweaks crew policy after recent fiasco

The Associated Press later confirmed the changes at Delta after getting its hands on an internal memo. Demetrio said the 69-year-old Kentucky physician and father of five lost two teeth and su...

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Suspect detained over St. Petersburg metro attack

Suspect detained over St. Petersburg metro attack

A bomb blast tore through a subway train deep under Russia's second-largest city St. Petersburg killing several people and wounding many more in a chaotic scene that left victims sprawled on a smoky...

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Aussies unbeaten after first day of Singapore Sevens

Aussies unbeaten after first day of Singapore Sevens

The Manu Samoa Sevens headed to the Singapore Sevens yesterday hoping to finally break into the Cup playoffs for the first time this year under new coach Sir Gordon Tietjens. defence before offloadi...

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United CEO to 'Good Morning America': 'This Is On Me

United CEO to 'Good Morning America': 'This Is On Me

He has promised to review the airline's passenger-removal policy. But on Wednesday, Munoz walked back such language, saying he did not blame Dao for what happened. By Tuesday afternoon, nearly two d...

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Russia's terrifying new robot sparks 'Terminator' fears

Russia's terrifying new robot sparks 'Terminator' fears

In photos and a short video shared on Twitter and Facebook, Rogozin showed the robot's new ability to fire a pair of pistols using both of its hands at a target board with impressive precision. He str...

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Delta OKs offers up to $9950 to flyers giving up seats

Delta OKs offers up to $9950 to flyers giving up seats

When physician David Dao was dragged from his Louisville, Ky. -bound flight in Chicago, videos shot by other passengers went viral, prompting global outrage and calls for Congress to enact reforms - a...

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Samsung's Second Galaxy S8 All Screen Design Is All About The 'Infinity'

Citing industry sources, Business Korea yesterday reported that the number of Galaxy S8 pre-orders coming in Friday and Saturday was 5 1/2 times higher than pre-orders for the Galaxy S7. The pub...

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Microsoft says it's already patched flaws exposed in leak of NSA hacks

Microsoft says it's already patched flaws exposed in leak of NSA hacks

In a statement on their blog , Microsoft clarified the exploits from "Shadow Brokers" have already been patched. If documents released by the hack are authentic, it would show that the NSA has com...

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Samsung banking on Galaxy S8 to restore its reputation

By using nearly the entire front part of the phone for the 5.8 display (6.2 for the S8 Plus), Samsung was able to create a large-screen phone that doesn't feel large at all. Earlier, Samsung was quote...

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Samsung sees 48% rise in Q1-17 earnings at $8.8 bn

Samsung sees 48% rise in Q1-17 earnings at $8.8 bn

Sales hit 50 trillion won, up 0.44 percent on year but down 6.24 percent on quarter , suggesting the world's largest chipmaker that is also a leader in smartphones and home appliances has done well i...

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'Apple Car' project lives on, testing permit awarded in California

Companies that have been issued permits also include Alphabet Inc's ( GOOGL ) Google unit, Ford, Volkswagen AG, Daimler AG, Tesla Motors Inc ( TSLA ) and General Motors Co (GM). But wait. Didn't ...

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Pence Visits Demilitarized Zone Between North and South Korea

Pence Visits Demilitarized Zone Between North and South Korea

Speaking Sunday, US national security adviser H. R. McMaster said the US hopes not to use military force but warned "this problem is coming to a head". The tense stand-off between the U.S. and North ...

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Coachella Sleuths Track Down Pickpocket With More Than 100 Phones

Henao has been charged on suspicion of grand theft and receiving stolen property. When attendees at the festival reported their cellphones were missing, they used the "Find My Phone" feature to acti...

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Google reaches out-of-court deal with Russia over Android case

Google reaches out-of-court deal with Russia over Android case

A Google spokesperson said in a statement Monday that the company is "happy to have reached a commercial agreement with Yandex and a settlement with Russia's competition regulator". On September 29, G...

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Saturn's moon Enceladus has all the basic ingredients for life

Saturn's moon Enceladus has all the basic ingredients for life

Later this month, Cassini will begin a journey that will place it between Saturn and its rings for 22 orbits before its mission finally ends. Most likely, the first alien life we discover will be hidd...

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Nintendo Switch is Nintendo's Fastest Selling Console in History

The Switch has been burning up the sales charts for Nintendo despite launching at an odd time of year for a new video game console (their fastest-seller ever, according to a Nintendo email), but tha...

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Easter Celebration in Russia and Around the World

Sermons in churches include lessons from the Holy Bible and sacrifices of the Christ, who paid for the sins of the people so that they could attain salvation. Today is Easter Sunday, a day revered b...

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Xiaomi announces Mi 6 release date

Xiaomi's official poster for the April 19 event also contains the number 6. However, now the something new happens, as press renders of the Mi Max 2 leaks. There will reportedly be two variants of the...

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Not without flaws, North Carolina leaves Glendale with title

Not without flaws, North Carolina leaves Glendale with title

Smith, who died two years ago at the age of 83, is one of the most revered figures in college sports. When the shots don't fall, they simply crash the offensive boards and create second chance oppor...

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The Xbox Insider Hub is coming to the Windows Store

The Xbox Insider Hub is coming to the Windows Store

Meanwhile, according to a Forbes article, Microsoft may announce a revision of the popular Surface Pro hybrid tablet. While the app is available to download and install from the Windows 10 Store...

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Apple receives permit to test self-driving cars on California roads

The California DMV released proposed rules for self-driving cars in March, clearing the way for cars with an empty driver's seat to operate on state roads by year's end. There have been reports in the...

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Korea 'era of strategic patience is over'

McMaster cited Trump's recent decision to order missile strikes in Syria after a chemical attack blamed on the Assad government as a sign that the president "is clearly comfortable making tough decisi...

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NASA believes hydrothermal vents (and life) may exist on Saturn's moon Enceladus

Cassini discovered the spraying plume in 2005, about one year after the spacecraft arrived at Saturn. In a report of their findings published today in the journal Science , scientists said that th...

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COPE Applauds the Rainbow Nation March to Save South Africa

Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle, in which Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was sacked, will further discourage companies from investing in South Africa and could weaken "standards of governance and public ...

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Samsung launches Galaxy C7 Pro smartphone for Rs 27990

That could help it stage a comeback in the wake of a string of controversies. Reports that its flagship Note 7 devices were prone to exploding forced the manufacturer to withdraw the products past...

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Videos from United Airlines Flight Incident May Violate Rules

American Airlines updated its rules to say that no passenger who has boarded the plane will be removed to give the seat to someone else. After several attempt to escort him off the plane, Dao was ripp...

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