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Huawei Enjoy 7S full specs leaked by a reliable source

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The new Honor 9 Lite smartphone to come with two different variants, 3GB RAM and 32GB Internal Storage memory and 4GB RAM and 64GB of Internal Storage memory. The video recording capabilities of the camera are, however, capped at 1080p. The device runs Android 7.0 Nougat topped with Huawei's EMUI 5.1. A 2900mAH nonremovable battery will fuel the device. Read More »

Apple Confirms Purchase of Music-Recognition App Shazam

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Despite the technology being nifty enough to catch a buyers' eye, the real reason Apple is spending $400 million on Shazam's acquisition is due to its huge cache of data. Apple, which now generates more than half of its revenue from the sales of iPhone devices, needs to explore another revenue stream to reduce its reliance on iPhone. Read More »

Here's What Juno Discovered When It Flew Through Jupiter's Great Red Spot

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While it certainly looks cool, the animation highlights a new and pretty awesome fact which is that not only is the Great Red Spot fantastically wide but that its roots extend 50 to 100 times deeper than our own oceans on Earth. Other revelations made by Juno include that Jupiter has two previously uncharted radiation zones. The material contained hydrogen, oxygen and sulfur ions moving at nearly light speed. Read More »

Injustice 2 free-to-play this weekend on PC, consoles

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Injustice 2 will have a free trial that you can download on PS4 and Xbox One starting on December 14th. You'll also be able to try out select DLC characters in the Multiverse Mode. The company has listed the standard version of Injustice 2 for a mere $25. Depending on the developer or publisher, sometimes games will offer up free trials that lets gamers play before buying, so that they know what they'll be getting into and whether or not it'll be worth their money. Read More »

Panasonic hookup could jolt Japan's electric-car sector

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These will include solid-electrolyte batteries, a next-generation technology that is safer than traditional liquid-electrolyte cells that Panasonic now makes for US electric-car maker Tesla. The venture shows a pattern of automakers and parts makers partnering to develop the next-generation cars, to decrease research, development and production expenses. Read More »

Apple releases iOS 11.2.1 update, fixes a bug in HomeKit

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And to do that Apple has rolled out iOS 11.2.1 alongside tvOS 11.2.1. The latest minor software update restores remote access in HomeKit for shared users after Apple had disabled it earlier this month as a vulnerability fix. All of these betas are available to download over the air, which means that you will not lose any of your files or settings upon installation. But given the rather "odd" version number jump, it's fairly obvious that these releases pack quite a bit of bug fixes in them. Read More »

Former Facebook exec feels 'tremendous guilt' for what he helped make

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Facebook claims that at the time Palihapitiya was employed, it was a different company, and that as it has grown, it has realized its immense responsibilities. For years, he was a top executive at Facebook. Last month, former Facebook president Sean Parker criticized the social networking giant , saying it is " exploiting a vulnerability in human society ". Read More »

As 'net neutrality' vote nears, some brace for a long fight

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The American Civil Liberties Union and consumer advocacy groups are also opposed to reversing net neutrality rules. The rules were originally approved in 2015 under Obama-appointed FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, and were designed with the intention of creating a level playing field on the internet by preventing internet service providers from slowing down, blocking or charging more for certain types of content. Read More »

Indiana Pacers to host 2021 NBA All-Star Game

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This will mark the first time IN has hosted the event since 1985, when the game was held at the Hoosier Dome. That also represents the lowest-scoring All-Star Game in history, as the Western Conference defeated the Eastern Conference by a modest score of 79-75. Read More »

Parents Worry Congress Won't Fund The Children's Health Insurance Program

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The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is a funding program that offers health insurance to poor children and pregnant women from low-income families who don't qualify for Medicaid. "We are hopeful that Congress will once again provide the funding to continue this program", the letter said . But week to week or month to month funding provides no real security for states or for families. Read More »

Lufthansa scraps deal for Air Berlin's Niki

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The European Union said Friday it was concerned about the impact on competition of German airline Lufthansa's plan to take over routes operated by failed rival Air Berlin. Those included some of the slots belonging to LG Walter, an Air Berlin subsidiary. Instead of buying Niki, Lufthansa will focus on expanding its Eurowings discount brand without acquisitions, the German airline said Wednesday in a statement. Read More »

Woman, lover land in soup: Food exposes gruesome murder

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A 27-year-old nurse, Swathi was married to Reddy and the couple had two children, but she was having an affair with 32-year-old radiotherapist Rajesh Ajjakolu, who worked at the same hospital. And that was Swathi's plan - getting her boyfriend her husband's face. Swati was arrested on Sunday. "When he was unconscious, she and her lover, Rajesh , hit her husband Sudhakar on the head with an iron rod and bludgeoned him to death". Read More »

Blue Origin flies its Crew Capsule 2.0 for the first time

The latest version of its New Shepard suborbital spaceship just completed a successful launch and landing at the company's facility in West Texas. On board was the test dummy " Mannequin Skywalker ". When Blue Origin last flew its New Shepard system, the spacecraft intentionally triggered its abort system 45 seconds after launch. The capsule, for the first time, has actual windows rather than windows painted on the side, as was the case for previous test flights. Read More »

Giant Penguin? Fossils Show They Were as Tall as Humans

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They found that Kumimanu had many bone features in the wings and shoulders that were between those of the later giants, and those of the only penguins older than Kumimanu (such as Waimanu ). "In penguins, a size increase may have also constituted a selective advantage in competition for suitable breeding grounds", the authors, led by Gerald Mayr , curator and paleontologist of the Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum in Frankfurt , Germany, wrote. Read More »

LG V30+ Officially Launched in India - Full Specifications, Features, & Price

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LG will be not selling the LG V30 phone that features 64 GB of storage in India. There is no secondary ticker display like the last year's V20, but LG has recreated the functionality using a floating bar. The smartphone comes with a sealed 3300mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charging 3.0 support. LG has equipped the camera with a dual sensor on the rear; However, LG's take is unique amongst the manufacturers where they use the secondary camera not for lossless zoom and portraits, but for ... Read More »

SpaceX launch from Cape Canaveral delayed to no earlier than Friday

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This is the thirteenth of up to 20 missions to the International Space Station that SpaceX is contracted to fly for NASA. In between Dragon's launch and capture, three space station crew members will be going home. The launch of SpaceX's first completely recycled spacecraft has been delayed until Wednesday. Falcon 9 launches from Florida were based from nearby pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center once SpaceX cleared the rocket to resume flying early this year. Read More »

Opening the Google AI China Center

The news comes as China's government and tech companies race ahead to dominate the field , putting Google in a position where it has no choice but to set up locally in order to remain at the cutting edge. The search engine giant's other machine learning (ML) research groups, besides the Googleplex, are located in New York, London, Zurich and Toronto. Read More »

Birth of new island could help search for life on Mars

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NASA is studying an nearly brand new island on Earth, to figure out where it might find life on Mars. If that were the case - and water was present - it would prove a logical location for past and maybe present life on the Red Planet. Scientists unofficially named the island Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai, a concatenation of two older, uninhabited islands it nestles between. It is only the third such island in the last 150 years to survive more than a few months. Read More »

Heads up! See Geminids meteor shower this week

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As the star chart shows, Castor is highest in the sky just before 4am. Educator at Auckland's Stardome observatory and planetarium John Rowe said it's one of the most attractive meteor showers there is. The shower is supposed to be at its maximum around 2 am on December 14, 2017. Geminid meteors are bright and fast (79,000 mph), and the shower is famous for producing fireballs, which are meteors brighter than magnitude -4, the same magnitude as the planet Venus. Read More »

Synaptics is bringing under-screen fingerprint sensors to phones

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Currently, fingerprint sensors are embedded in the metal bodies of the phones. "Consumers prefer fingerprint authentication on the front of the phone, and with the industry quickly shifting to bezel-free OLED infinity displays, the natural placement of the fingerprint sensor is in the display itself", Kevin Barber, SVP and GM of Synaptics' mobile division, said. Read More »

New Instagram test adds posts your friends like into your feed

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And to find more hashtags you like, you can click on hashtags your friends are using to discover more things that might interest you. You can also check hashtags that other people are following on their profiles page. Until now, hashtags were always a kind of take-it-or-leave-it addition to posts. Instead of trying to follow all the big stars like Lebron James, Steph Curry, and Russell Westbrook, you could just follow #NBA and then stumble upon silly clips like that one time Delonte West gave ... Read More »

Apple announces iMac Pro release date

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The design remains familiar from the more general iMac line, but the Pro adds a bold new 5K display, which will be capable of supporting up to 44 million pixels. We've been expecting a December launch since the initial announcement, though Apple has been quiet on that front in recent months. If wires are too twentieth century, buyers can use 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity. Read More »

Twitter to make it easier to post threads and 'tweetstorms'

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You know those times when the space of a single tweet isn't enough? If you want to update a thread later, open it and hit "add another tweet" in the thread . According to Twitter , hundreds of thousands of threads are posted every day - and they say the changes will make it "simpler to thread tweets together, and to find threads ". Read More »

Detective Pikachu Movie To Make A Legendary Debut In May 2019

Universal Pictures has officially claimed May 10, 2019 as the US theatrical release date for Detective Pikachu , ahead of production on the film getting underway next month, e.g. Toho will distribute in Japan, as it has done in its partnership with Legendary on the blockbuster monster reboot for Godzilla . The movie has been in development at Legendary for over a year, after the studio scored the film rights to the project during the Pokemon GO craze in the summer of 2016. Read More »

Galaxy S9 In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Confirmed? Synaptics Teases Invention For Samsung

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Infinity Display is the term Samsung uses for its display on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 and has actually been trademarked by the company, so no other vendors can use it. Stay tuned for more information regarding the same. This means the sensors are created to know if they are being used for verification or any process that would require them to read the fingerprint of the user. Read More »

Xbox One players, check your PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds server

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This is good news for players that have yet to purchase a hard drive upgrade, as it means they may not have to delete any games off their console in order to download and play the critically-acclaimed battle royale game on launch day. Now things should be working a lot better. Both Greene and Microsoft have talked about there being a single version of the game via cross-play between different PC machines and home consoles. Read More »

Nokia 6 (2018) clears TENAA certification ahead of January launch

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The site has not revealed the pictures, specs, and features of the phone. As of now nothing could be said with a confirmation, but one thing is certain that this device must have cleared the TENAA certification in China. In terms of optics, a dual-lens camera is expected but their corresponding resolutions at this stage remain unknown. So, what do you think about the Nokia 6 (2018)? The resemblance is somehow undeniable, considering that the upcoming Nokia handset also has very thin top ... Read More »

Geminid meteor shower arrives overnight

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Generally, the meteor shower associated with 3200 Phaethon , a 5.1 km piece of rock, peaks around the second week of December and some astronomers believe the asteroid may have undergone a collision with another object in the distant past to produce the stream of particles that Earth runs into creating the meteor shower. Read More »

Google releases two experimental photo apps for iOS

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The first app, Storyboard , is for Android devices only. One of the apps on offer is a riff on the Hyperlapse app, called Motion Stills , which converts short videos into cinemagraphs and time lapses using experimental rendering and stabilisation technology. Read More »

Star Wars: The Last Jedi hit Android with Google AR Stickers

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Google will release more AR Sticker packs, says the company. With the Star Wars: The Last Jedi worldwide release coming up, the AR emoji pack comes at a good time. Users of these devices will have to go to the My Apps section and find them under Updates. It not, your characters may drift a bit and you'll see circled dots around the sticker instead. Read More »

Amazon Music Unlimited, Amazon Echo now available in 28 more countries

Unsurprisingly, the service can easily be accessed through Amazon's smart speakers. In addition to streaming weekly new releases, subscribers can also enjoy unlimited, ad-free streaming of thousands of personalised stations and playlists designed for a wide range of artists, genres, moods, occasions and activities. Read More »

Google Doodle celebrates Nobel Prize victor Max Born's birthday

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Knowing this information is vital for the understanding of quantum mechanics, or the behavior of particles at a subatomic level. He is well-known for discovering one of the most important principles of quantum mechanics, so Google made a decision to celebrate his 135 birthday accordingly. Read More »

Apple Lists Scam Ethereum Wallet in its App Store

The developer listed in the store, Nam Le , has released a few games and a counting app for the Apple Watch. It lets users transfer wallets to the app where they can store stores without an exchange. Apple's App Store vetting process is notably more rigorous than much of the competition, so it's curious that the service not only skyrocketed up the charts, but has also secured an ad on the store. Read More »

Brainstorm Health: Huntington's Disease Drug, Ascension-Providence Deal, Opioid Executions

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Lead researcher Sarah Tabrizi, professor of clinical neurology at University College London , said the ability of the drug to tackle the underlying cause of Huntington's by lowering levels of a toxic protein was "ground-breaking". "A promising new therapy for Huntington's disease has shown potential in slowing the progress of the neurodegenerative condition." In trials, the experimental drug was shown to lower levels of the harmful protein responsible for the devastating inherited illness. Read More »

Real Madrid depart for Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi

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Midfielder Victor Guzman headed in a cross by Jonathan Urretaviscaya after 112 minutes against the Moroccans, who were left with 10 men after Brahim Nakach was sent off following a second yellow card in the 69th minute at Zayed Sports City Stadium. Read More »

Google Maps reportedly getting updates to its transit functionality soon

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The new addition can be found when you do the usual search for your transit directions in the app. Google Maps will prompt you to get off the bus or the train at the next stop when you are close to your destination. The interface will not only save your current location; it will also add a big "P" icon on the map . Have you spotted anything genuinely odd on Google Maps? If you've ever had to use public transportation, you would know how stressful it can be making sure that you get ... Read More »

Google's AI helps NASA make latest discovery through Kepler space telescope

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As of now, the telescope has discovered more than 2500 unusual worlds. The briefing is likely to reveals the telescope's latest catalogue, which is set to be Nasa's best look yet at possible alien planets. K2 is also "introducing new research opportunities to study young stars, supernovae and other cosmic phenomena". The planets, which are all between 20 and 50 per cent larger than Earth by diameter, orbit the M dwarf star K2-72, found 181 light years away. Read More »

Samsung to adopt new 21:9 aspect ratio display for Galaxy S9

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However, Samsung has already dismissed this suggestion has been unlikely, telling the Korea Herald that it has no current intention of exploring this possibility. The first change that anyone can notice is the displacement of the fingerprint scanner. Probably not into the screen, but possibly to a more central position on the back, or, as one patentshows, built into a notch at the bottom of the screen. Read More »

How To Watch The Best Meteor Shower Of The Year (Video & Live)

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The observatory said: "You can look out for the shower from sunset as the radiant is in the northern hemisphere, although the early hours of 14 December are the expected peak time". But, as always, the best recommendation is to get somewhere truly dark if you can. Meteors appear all over the sky. On Wednesday night, head to an open space without anything blocking your view of the sky, and look up. Read More »

United States foresaw costly victory in war with NKorea -- in 1994

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Undersecretary General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman said when asked for details of his trip. President Donald Trump has vowed to stop the North Koreans from reaching such capability. The Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) analyzed United Nations member countries' relations with North Korea since 2013 using reports compiled by a panel of experts working with the Security Council's North Korea sanctions committee, which monitors the implementation of sanctions ... Read More »

Ifrah Financial Services Inc. Has $600000 Position in Intel Corporation

More interesting news about Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: "3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: Nvidia Corporation, Intel Corporation and ..." published on December 08, 2017 as well as Investorplace.com's news article titled: "Intel Corporation Stock May Get Bumpy, but Hold on" with publication date: December 07, 2017. Read More »

Greg Sargent:: Donald Trump Jr. is clamming up on Russian Federation

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According to reports, investigators wanted to know whether Senior and Junior discussed what happened at that meeting and how they should respond to the news of it, but Trump Jr. Richard Painter, a University of Minnesota law professor who previously served as chief ethics counsel to President George W. Bush, told ThinkProgress that the privilege "only covers a conversation that is undertaken for the goal of getting legal advice". Read More »

Wildlife photographer posts heartbreaking video of starving polar bear

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The bear can be seen rummaging through garbage and chewing on an old snowmobile seat. The video has gone viral since it was posted on social media by photographer Paul Nicklen . Without proper hunting and breeding grounds, the bears are at risk of starvation. The World Wildlife Fund reported back in 2002 that climate change could cause the eventual endangerment and extinction of the polar bear. Read More »

Google Looking to Add Multi-Touch to Next-Gen Google Home Hardware

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Google's original Google Home smart speaker features touch input for volume controls and play/pause commands, but no multi-touch functionality. And while a long press isn't quite as convenient as tapping the top surface of the Mini, it's a handy addition that's easy enough to remember and use. Read More »

Smoke smothers Southern California in gripping photos from space

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More than 4,500 firefighters have been working to stem the fire. Astronaut Randy Bresnik also shared pictures from the International Space Station after someone asked whether he could see the fires from space. A brush fire driven by gusty winds that have plagued Southern California all week exploded rapidly Thursday and destroyed dozens of trailer homes in a retirement community north of San Diego. Read More »