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Amazon's Alexa app now supports voice commands

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According to Amazon , Alexa for PC should work just like it does on the company's Echo devices: You'll be able to use the digital assistant to create reminders, calendar appointments, read the news or ebooks, shop Amazon and control your smart home. Read More »

Apple to pay $38 billion in U.S. taxes on overseas cash

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Based on what Apple is now spending with domestic suppliers the company said it expects its direct contribution to the us economy to exceed $350 billion over five years. The technology giant also revealed it expected a oneoff repatriation tax payment of $38bn as part of recent changes in United States tax law, representing by far the biggest payment of its kind to date. Read More »

A Little Warmer, Lots Of Clouds

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This should really begin to whittle away at the snow cover. Some of it was replaced this week, but I think much of that will be disappearing this weekend. It will become breezier. Temperatures climb a little more today with highs in the 40s. Sunday: Clouds and sunshine. Highs will pop back into the 40s for many. Read More »

United States astronaut Jeanette Epps removed from ISS crew

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While there have been no African-American crew members during the space station's almost 20-year history, there have been African-American astronauts in space on shuttle missions. After graduation, she worked in a laboratory before the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) recruited her. NASA does not comment on its reasons for reassigning astronauts. Read More »

Apple CEO Joins Governor, Mayor For Reno Groundbreaking

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That apparently is set to change as Apple's CEO Tim Cook has announced a plan to repatriate most of their cash horde to the United States. Reporter: The new tax plan meaning they can bring back $250 billion in overseas profits at a significantly reduced rate and will write a check for $38 billion to the U.S. Read More »

CSK will definitely try to get back Ashwin : Dhoni

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After having retained MS Dhoni , Suresh Raina and Ravindra Jadeja as the crux of their squad, CSK have officially reinstated Stephen Fleming as the head coach. But we have to know when and where to use them. "We have two Right to Match, but it is about when and where we can use", Dhoni added. "How much money we can afford to go for each individual and still make a strong team will be the key". Read More »

Nuclear reactor being tested in Nevada could power Mars mission

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The reactor has the delightful acronym of KRUSTY (Kilopower Reactor Using Stirling TechnologY) and could provide 40-50 kilowatts of power. A full-power test will be conducted near end of March, which is later than originally planned in order for the team to gather more data on the Kilopower project . Read More »

'Gas Cooker' Caused Deadly Bus Fire In Kazakhstan

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The local media said there were 57 people on the bus and only five of them managed to survive the deadliest crash during the last 5 years. "The remaining 52 people died on the spot". Earlier the emergency situations ministry said it was going to another Russian city, Samara. In footage posted online the bus can be seen positioned diagonally across a highway on a snow covered steppe, engulfed in flames and black smoke. Read More »

Definitive Edition gets February release date — Age of Empires

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The remastered edition of Age of Empires is hitting shelves in February. If you want to experience these changes for free, Forgotten Empires will be opening up the multiplayer beta to everyone worldwide starting on January 29. Past year at Gamescom, Microsoft announced that it would be completely reviving Age of Empires , starting with " Definitive Editions " for the first three games, followed by Age of Empires IV . Read More »

Cancer blood test study detects eight different tumours

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The test detects so-called "circulating tumor cells" (CTCs). The Cancer Council of Australia states on their website that "treatment can be more effective when cancer is found early". Eight hundred volunteers who had not yet been diagnosed with cancer were also tested. Rather, it most likely would supplant the preliminary stool-based tests that people often are reluctant to use, Nimgaonkar said. Read More »

Good News for Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ban removed for 'Padmavat'

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That is the job of the state. The bench said freedom of speech and expression, particularly as a medium of expression in the celluloid, can not be curtailed in this manner. There were also protests in some of the other parts of the country. Representatives of the four states have stated that they respect the Supreme Court's verdict, but will look for legal ways to challenge it. Read More »

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) Position Lowered by Cortland Associates Inc. MO

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It has underperformed by 41.10% the S&P500. Tocqueville Asset Management L.P.'s holdings in CVS Health were worth $1,140,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Oppenheimer has "Outperform" rating and $117 target. The rating was maintained by S&P Research with "Strong Buy" on Monday, November 2. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Llc acquired 17,475 shares as Cvs Health Corp (CVS)'s stock declined 4.23%. Read More »

Joseph Parker ponders inviting Tyson Fury ringside for his Anthony Joshua fight

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During their first press conference on Tuesday night, Joshua was visibly upset by Parker's claim that he was "king of steroids". On hearing of Sala Parker's concerns, Joshua said: " I'll put Parker in my prayers that he leaves the ring in good health, and he goes back to New Zealand and his family in good health, so that's the least I can do for his family ". Read More »

Fiat Chrysler moving heavy-duty truck production from Mexico to MI

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Shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (NYSE:FCAU) have earned a consensus recommendation of "Buy" from the fourteen analysts that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. The Company ended its previous trading session at $5.09 with the gain of 1.8%. Community Health Systems, Inc. now has its 52-Week High range of $10.51, while its 52-week low range is $3.85. Read More »

Instagram DMs get "last active" feature: here's how to disable it

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A recent Gadgets360 report says that the feature is visible to them at the Instagram Direct messages (DM) section, we weren't actually able to see that on our DM page. If a given contact is using Instagram at that moment, you'll see the words "Active Now". The issue with read receipts and things like "last active" is simple: the person on the receiving end merely sees that info, but no further context behind it. Read More »

Google and Coursera team up to train IT professionals

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It's created to assist students with no previous IT education or training to get the relevant experience necessary to secure an entry-level job in just eight to 12 months. Looking for an in-demand job with good prospects and decent pay? The program will enable students to impart their data to a large group of best organizations hoping to employ passage level help experts, including Bank of America , Walmart , Sprint, GE Digital, PNC Bank, Infosys , TEKSystems, UPMC, and, obviously, ... Read More »

Ford to invest $11bn in EV development

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Speaking to Jalopnik , Ford Executive Vice President Raj Nair confirmed that the Mach 1 will not be based on the Mustang , and will instead be built on a unique platform since it will be battery electric . There are 55 cars in total in the Ford display, but it might be the interactive displays that are the biggest hits. Ford's new CEO, Jim Hackett, has been working on a new electrification plan since being appointed past year. Read More »

As Expected, 2017 Was One Of The Hottest Years On Record

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The two government agencies use different methodologies to calculate global temperatures, but by either standard, the 2017 results make the past four years the hottest period in their 138-year archive. But both agencies agreed that the five warmest years have all been since 2010 and if not for the lack of an El Nino weather pattern of 2017, it would have been the hottest year ever recorded. Read More »

Tag: Mi 7 launch date

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Yes, you heard it right. The AI-assisted Snapdragon 845 chipset will power the dual rear cameras of Mi 7 for photography just like Huawei Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro that are powered by AI-assisted Kirin 970 chipset. If you take a look at the provided image, you will be able to see the device which looks like the Xiaomi Mi 6 and OnePlus 5T melted into one phone. Read More »

Bipartisan DACA deal falls through, shutdown looming

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This leave GOP leaders with a number of issues with defense hawks and conservatives in the House possibly opposing the bill and the need for 10 Democratic votes in the Senate . "We continue to believe that a sufficient number of Senate Democrats will cross the aisle to pass this deal, especially given the CHIP funding", Boltansky wrote in a note to clients after the bill was released. Read More »

Iran Moves Down Two Places at FIFA Ranking

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In the last 12 months, the national team enjoyed an incredible nine-match unbeaten streak under Stephen Constantine. The Blue Tigers finished 2017 in 105th place in the official world rankings, which marked a 30-rank jump from the start of the year. Read More »

PEI Police Officer Reminds You To Eat Food, Not Tide Pods

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YouTube has released a statement in response to people posting videos of themselves eating laundry detergent. Videos will be removed when they are flagged by users, YouTube says, and the channel in question will have its access to the site limited for three months as a result of the strike. Read More »

AJ129: 'Potentially hazardous' huge asteroid is heading in our direction

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It will move 15 times faster than the world's quickest manned aircraft. The report says that the asteroid is around 0.7 miles (1.1km) wide - making it longer than the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, which stands at 0.5 miles high (0.8km). Scientists warned the "very severe global impact" would last several years, causing the world to become a much darker, colder and drier place. This would include evacuating the impact area and moving key infrastructure. Read More »

Cold Beer Expansion Bill Fails In Senate Committee

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Further, he says selling carryout cold beer anywhere but package liquor stores would "be a calamity for local communities and significantly increase alcohol-related harms. It pitted convenience store owners, purporting to stand up for consumer interests and free markets, against liquor stores that portrayed themselves as mom-and-pop businesses that are the state's trusted purveyor of alcohol. Read More »

Tag: Moto G6 Price

In-display fingerprint scanners are also expected to grace more smartphones this year, but it seems unlikely that the Moto X5 would sport such technology. But unlike the other mods that add features and functionalities to your device, this is just a basic folio that can protect your phone from scratches and bumps when you stick it into your bag. Read More »

Apple to Pay $38 Billion In Repatriation Tax; Plans New US Campus

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Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the us economy. As part of the announcement, the iPhone maker said that it would spend an estimated $55 billion in the US during 2018 on its own investments and for those targeted within its domestic supply chain. Read More »

Ferrari to make electric super car to beat Tesla Roadster

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Already confirmed by Marchionne, the soon-to-be retired executive has now revealed more information on the prospective high-rider, saying that it will be "the fastest on the market", and will arrive by late 2019 or 2020. "We do it because we have to do it", Marchionne said. If you're keen on the idea of buying a fully electric prancing horse straight from Ferrari, you are in luck as company boss and FCA head honcho, Sergio Marchionne, has announced there are plans for a Ferrari EV. Read More »

Cloud AutoML - Custom Machine Learning Models

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With Cloud AutoML, businesses will be able to create a simple machine learning model in minutes to pilot their AI-enabled application or build out a full production-ready model within a day, said Jia Li, head of R&D, Google Cloud AI. While they did not provide details on what those services would cover, such applications could cover such areas as video, speech , text analysis, or translation . Read More »

Federal judges won't delay requiring North Carolina remap

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However, our General Assembly has brought recognition to North Carolina. The lawmakers cited cases already before the Supreme Court from other states for necessitating a delay. Current and former legislators named in the congressional redistricting lawsuit include state Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Eden), state House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Kings Mountain), state Rep. Read More »

I am not a racist, says US President Trump

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Trump at the meeting took a hard line on an immigration deal to protect undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" and strengthen border security. Thank goodness we have a president who wants to give the power and purse back to the people and put the heat where it belongs on bad leaders. Read More »

Bitcoin plunges amid fears of wider int'l crackdown

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Authorities are also looking into individuals and companies that provide market-making, settlement and clearing services for centralized trading. Bitcoin bulls say this isn't the first time bitcoin has gone through a rough patch to start the year, nor the first time it has been under regulatory pressures. Read More »

Reports suggest the Fable franchise could be returning to Xbox

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Though Playground Games only has the Forza Horizon series to its name, the studio is composed of former employees from various studios including Codemasters, Criterion Games, Ubisoft Reflections and Sony Liverpool. Following the report that Microsoft has appointed Playground as developer for the new Fable , Fable co-creator Dene Carter expressed to excited, but his feelings are somewhat mixed. Read More »

Microsoft's 15-inch Surface Book 2 comes to 17 new countries

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Surface Book 2 also supports Surface Pen with tilt and 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity for fantastic inking as well as Surface Dial on-screen. The Surface Book 2 , for your reference, starts at $1499 (roughly Rs 97,500) in the US. The Surface Book 2 looks similar to the original Surface Book with the removable display that can be used as a tablet. The Surface Book 2 is rated to offer 17 hours of battery life with the 15-inch variant and the processing is taken care by choice of 8th ... Read More »

Nintendo Will Announce "A New Interactive Experience" for Switch Today

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Nintendo has stirred excitement once more, with the news that they plan to reveal "a new interactive experience" for Nintendo Switch later today. Our task is to add more users, including people who barely touch game consoles. Needless to say, we're looking forward to hearing any other Switch related news that pops up from LRG. Internet scuttlebutt suggests the Switch may see a new accessory unveiled alongside the initiative - but it feels like, for once, Nintendo has kept the finer ... Read More »

Sony MWC 2018 Press Conference Takes Place 26th February

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The Barcelona, Spain-based happening is the mobile industry's largest annual trade show and Sony has a long history of attending the event; past year, the company used MWC 2017 as an opportunity to announce a variety of new offerings such as the Xperia XA1 and the high-end Xperia XZ Premium . Read More »

Land Rover resurrects iconic Defender, at a price!

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Land Rover claims the new model pays homage to V8-powered models from its history, including the Series III Stage 1 and 50th Anniversary Defender. Prices for the model will kick off at £150,000 for a 90 in the United Kingdom, which is around €169,000 or $206,700. Read More »

Facebook Messenger commits to trimming the fat in 2018

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The app is also expected to introduce a new real time communication service and simplified group settings. David Marcus, head of Facebook's Messenger , one of the company's 2018 plans for the chat app is to simplify it. While useful, Messenger has grown bloated, with a myriad of built-in features that aren't relevant. Alongside a simplification of the app, Marcus flagged developments in visual messaging and the evolution of Messenger as a customer care channel. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition Announced

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It also has the Winter Olympics Edition logo embedded on the rear panel similar to the previous iteration. As expected, the phone will come bundled with a range of wallpapers inspired by the events that take place in the PyeongChang 2018 games and it will also have couple of apps created to make it easier for people to navigate through all the events that take place in the venue. Read More »

Bandai Namco may extend the Dragon Ball FighterZ beta

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This beta is expected to run for 24 hours. FighterZ , Thank you for playing the Open Beta of Dragon Ball FighterZ and your invaluable feedback. Arc System Works has released a number of high-quality fighting games for the past two decades. Dragon Ball FighterZ is the latest fighter from Arc System Works who are known for their work on the Guilty Gear Series. Read More »

Best of Detroit Motor Show 2018: BMW, Ford, Mercedes and more

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That extra cash will go towards a global initiative to place no fewer than 40 hybrid and fully-electric vehicles into the company's lineup over the next five years. Powertrain combination amount to six - including the all-new Duramax 3.0L inline-six diesel, while there are a total of eight models to choose from. Read More »

If that sounds interesting to you but the game itself does not, it will be available for purchase separately at a price of $19.99 on February 20. We've known that The Hidden Ones would be heading to Assassin's Creed Origins - which will be the title's first piece of DLC that expands the story - Ubisoft have now confirmed that it will drop on January 23, 2018 and also confirmed the DLC that will follow its launch. Read More »

Former Evolution Studios devs join forces to make Wushu Studios, sci-fi IP

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After the closure of Evolution Studios , while some of the remaining developers joined Codemasters, others made a decision to go their own separate way and Wushu Studios was founded from their desire "to create games with interesting mechanics, unique concepts and to deliver fun, refreshing gameplay experiences to players". Read More »

New BlackBerry product 'battle-hardens' full-range of vehicle software

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Jarvis works by scanning all the software components in autonomous cars in real-time, sniffing out any vulnerabilities and prodding auto makers to fix them before they get pried open by hackers. Over the past five years since joining BlackBerry, Chen has gradually reduced its dependence on smartphone sales and repositioned the company formerly known as Research in Motion as an innovator in cybersecurity and software. Read More »

Google Expands Undersea Cable Project

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The new regions and infrastructure will mean faster and reliable connectivity for Google Cloud customers, the firm said. Try wrapping your head around this one- Google is diving under water in order to build a bigger cloud for land dwellers. Read More »

Jeep Cherokee First Look: Still on Comeback Trail

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Comfort and visibility are unchanged, although the interior materials do feel a shade nicer (the previous Cherokee was not lacking a nice interior, however). The engine is not available on the base Latitude model. The new Cherokee Trailhawk adds unique fascia, skid plates and a one-inch lift. Aside from the 2.0-liter and the 3.2-liter, the Cherokee will continue to come standard with a 2.4-liter four-cylinder that retains last year's 180 hp and 170 lb-ft of torque. Read More »

Face Unlock now available for OnePlus 3/3T with OxygenOS beta

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The Face Unlock feature is software dominant and doesn't depend on the hardware specifications as heavily as what we've seen in the Apple iPhone X . In good news for Airtel subscribers in India, the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T now support the operator's VoLTE service. Folders will automatically be named when similar apps are added to them, the clock icon is dynamic and moves to show the actual time, and you can now view new categories when you use the search function in the app drawer. Read More »