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Samsung Says It Won't Become a Holding Company

Samsung Says It Won't Become a Holding Company

Samsung reported a net profit of KRW 7.6tn (£5.2bn, $6.7bn) in the first quarter of 2017, a 46% increase as compared to the same period previous year. The company said it plans to release a software u...

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Baby Humpback Whales 'Whisper' To Moms For Survival

Baby Humpback Whales 'Whisper' To Moms For Survival

They used special sound and movement recorders, which were attached to the whale's skin via suction cups . When the researchers retrieved the devices and played the audio, they heard for the first ...

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Facebook Lite finally gets Reactions

Facebook Lite finally gets Reactions

In order to enhance its offerings for its second largest market in the world - India - Facebook is rolling out Reactions - an extension of the Like button - on Facebook Lite. He wrote: "Making sure th...

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First images of Apple's self-driving Lexus test vehicles emerge

First images of Apple's self-driving Lexus test vehicles emerge

The report details how a person saw the vehicle emerge from an Apple facility, captured images of the SUV, and then sent the photos to Bloomberg HQ. After layoffs, executive shuffling, and leaders...

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Samsung Elec flags stronger Q2; Elliott welcomes share cancellation

Sales came to some 44.six billion US dollars. The shares initially fell on Samsung's announcement that it would not pursue a holding company, but jumped to a record high when the company said sepa...

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Microsoft (MSFT) Matches Revenue Estimates, Azure Grows 93%

Microsoft (MSFT) Matches Revenue Estimates, Azure Grows 93%

Shares fell 1.4% to $67.34 in after-hours trading as adjusted per-share earnings beat expectations and revenue fell just short of expectations. "Our results this quarter reflect the trust customer...

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets New NASA Record dor Most Days in Space

If that seems like a long time, the all-time record for a human in space goes to Russian cosmonaut, Col. Gennady Padalka, who has almost 879 days in orbit! Speaking from the Oval Office, President T...

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Cyprus President pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

Cyprus President pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

In New Delhi , the President will be officially welcomed by the President of India at a special ceremony at the Presidential Palace and will hold official talks with the Prime Minister of India. He w...

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Huawei, Google made an Android dev board ala Raspberry Pi

Huawei, Google made an Android dev board ala Raspberry Pi

Developed with teams at Google, ARM, Huawei, Archermind, and LeMaker, it was made primarily so that Android developers could code on a device using an ARM based chip like so numerous devices that ru...

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Scientists Solve Mystery Behind Antarctica's Blood Falls

The discovery may challenge what we think we know about glaciers. Australian geologist Griffith Taylor is credited with the discovery of the Blood Falls. This discovery could help researchers find o...

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Samsung Releases Update That Fixes the Samsung Galaxy S8 Red Tint…

Samsung Releases Update That Fixes the Samsung Galaxy S8 Red Tint…

Samsung's total semiconductor sales of 15.7 trillion won (about $13.9 billion) were up 40 percent year-over-year and 5 percent sequentially, the company said. Samsung earlier this month announced ...

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'Facebook killer' Steve Stephens found dead after vehicle chase

'Facebook killer' Steve Stephens found dead after vehicle chase

To buy time, the supervisor handed Stephens his 20-piece nuggets and told him his fries would take an extra minute. The suspect, described as armed and unsafe, had been on the FBI's Most Wanted list...

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Astronaut breaks American record for time in space, honored by Trump

Astronaut breaks American record for time in space, honored by Trump

I'm glad to hear it", replied Trump. According to NASA astronaut, Peggy Whitson that the bill signed by US President Donald Trump in March giving the fund of $19.5 billion for the agency to send a...

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Acer Predator Triton 700 Gaming Laptop

All the hard drives and RAM can be easily upgraded through a compartment door on the bottom of the notebooks. Running the show are a 7th-gen Intel Core processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-series GPU. ...

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Baahubali 2: This Is Truly Historical

Baahubali 2: This Is Truly Historical

There are only two things on everyone's mind in office: IPL and "Baahubali". Many people are accusing Baahubali makers and distributors that they are getting highly greedy and not thinking about t...

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Berkeley's Cancellation Of Ann Coulter's Speech Proves The Rioters Won

The showdown continued Thursday between the University of California, Berkeley , and Ann Coulter over if and when the conservative firebrand will speak at the famously progressive school. In a sepa...

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Super Mario Run Will Be Getting Mario Kart 8 Crossover Content

If you can't wait a few hours for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe to come out, you can grab Puyo Puyo Tetris right now instead. Critics have praised the game for its online multiplayer functionality, the retu...

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Samsung Electronics flags stronger earnings from chips, phones after Q1 jump

Operating profit reached 9.89 trillion won, also up 48.27 percent from a year earlier. For the first quarter, Samsung's smartphone business managed to post an operating profit hovering slightly abov...

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Loads Significantly Faster On Nintendo Switch

That approach is now being implemented more directly, as Android and iOS app "Super Mario Run", Nintendo's first game for mobile devices, is to support the launch of " Mario Kart 8 Deluxe " on the N...

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Nurses back health care for all in California

Nurses back health care for all in California

California lawmakers have given initial backing to the progressive Holy Grail of a statewide single-payer health care system. Introduced as a hedge against President Donald Trump's promise to gut fo...

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Samsung's profit jumps 46 percent thanks to semiconductor

The event not only dealt a harsh blow to its sales of premium smartphones, but also to its brand reputation. The almost all-glass design of Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus makes them lovely, SquareT...

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Facebook fights fake news, state meddling

Facebook fights fake news, state meddling

Information operations include strategies like using fake accounts to spread false information, hijacking popular topics or manipulating likes on Facebook posts. Damian Collins, a Conservative MP wh...

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Uber self-driving car exec steps aside during Google lawsuit

Levandowski helped develop Waymo's lidar technology, a key component in self-driving cars that lets vehicles "see" their surroundings and detect traffic, pedestrians, bicyclists and other obstacles....

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Monument review includes oceans, tribal lands and Sequoias

Monument review includes oceans, tribal lands and Sequoias

Trump's move could upend protections on large swaths of federal land in California and other states that are home to ancient cliff dwellings, towering Sequoias, deep canyons, and ocean habitats wher...

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Samsung foresees bigger profit in 2017 as memory chips soar

The company reported profits of 9.9T won ($8.7B) on revenue of 50.55T won ($44.7B) - a record for a first quarter. Operating profit reached 921.5 billion won in the January-March period, also mark...

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New eclipse Forever stamp will magically transform into the moon

New eclipse Forever stamp will magically transform into the moon

Both photographs - the image of the eclipse and of the full moon - were taken by astrophysicist Fred Espenak. An eclipse-themed stamp that changes images when touched will be released by the U.S. Ex...

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NASA spacewalking suits in short supply, report finds

NASA spacewalking suits in short supply, report finds

He was rattled but unharmed. Also, NASA didn't have a clear need for deep-space spacesuits. Of the original backpacks containing life-support equipment, only 11 of the 18 are still used. "Moreover, ...

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Did we just find a real version of Hoth? Scientists say yes

Did we just find a real version of Hoth? Scientists say yes

These combined observations revealed the existence of OGLE-2016-BLG-1195Lb, and allowed researchers to calculate its mass and orbital distance. As NASA Postdoctoral fellow Yossi Shvartzvald expla...

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Congress aims for Friday vote on bill to avoid shutdown

Congress aims for Friday vote on bill to avoid shutdown

Democratic lawmakers have said they won't support a funding bill, which could lead to a shutdown , if Republicans vote on an Affordable Care Act replacement in the next couple of days. "We're alrea...

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High numbers of humpback whales dying off Atlantic coast

High numbers of humpback whales dying off Atlantic coast

In smaller vessels they tend to be propeller strikes. Silber said investigators would look at whether warming waters in the region, changes in boat traffic, or the whales' pursuit of their prey may ...

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China talking with European Space Agency about moon outpost

China talking with European Space Agency about moon outpost

According to Los Angeles Times , ESA Director General Johann-Dietrich Woerner has described its proposed Moon Village as a possible worldwide launching pad for future missions to Mars. For the so-c...

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Microsoft Slips: FYQ3 Revenue Misses; 'Intelligent Cloud' Rises 11%

Microsoft Slips: FYQ3 Revenue Misses; 'Intelligent Cloud' Rises 11%

Microsoft shares fell after the company said it reported lower-than-expected revenue , amid lighter volume of its Surface products. Microsoft just reported earnings for the quarter ended Mar...

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Donald Trump calls to congratulate record-setting astronaut

After becoming the first woman to command the Space Station in 2008, and the first woman to command the Station twice (on April 9th, 2017), she has now set the record for cumulative time spent in spac...

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Trump administration to brief full U.S. Congress on North Korea policy

The statement from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats described North Korea as "an urgent national security threat and top f...

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Venezuela to withdraw from OAS over 'interference in internal affairs'

Venezuela to withdraw from OAS over 'interference in internal affairs'

But the final straw came on Wednesday, when 19 of the 35 OAS member countries voted to call a foreign ministers' meeting on the Venezuelan crisis, which has seen 28 people killed in clashes at anti-go...

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