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Orionid Meteor Shower to Peak This Week

Orionid Meteor Shower to Peak This Week

Although the comet itself is nowhere near Earth, we're now intersecting the comet's orbit. The Earth crosses Halley's Comet's dusty wake twice each year, once in early May and mid October. The Ori...

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For the first time, astronomers spot 'kilonova' collision of neutron stars

For the first time, astronomers spot 'kilonova' collision of neutron stars

Three detectors - two in the US and one in Italy - observed the gravitational-wave signals when they first occurred, Kalogera said . "We can do astrophysics with different telescopes, instruments and...

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Xbox One's New Dashboard is a Big Improvement

Xbox One's New Dashboard is a Big Improvement

In the previous version, sometimes it was hard to find what you were looking for but now with the blocks , you can select content, games or apps whichever you want. It gives you the ability to pre-in...

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MS school named after Jefferson Davis to be renamed after Barack Obama

MS school named after Jefferson Davis to be renamed after Barack Obama

Instead, they'll attend one named after America's first black commander-in-chief: Barack Obama . A Jackson elementary school will change its name from one that honors Confederate leader Jefferso...

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Google commemorates music icon Selena's legacy with an animated doodle

Google commemorates music icon Selena's legacy with an animated doodle

She also inspired millions of people who share her Mexican-American background, including Perla Campos , Google's doodle marketing lead. The queen of Tejano music is being honored on Google . ...

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"Surface Book 2 hands-on: "13.5" and 15" take fight to Apple

Users will still be able to detach the display portion of the device and use it as a tablet, or have it attached to the keyboard and have a traditional laptop experience. "The 15" measures 13.5 x 9.87...

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Doom on Switch gets a confirmed release date for November

Doom on Switch gets a confirmed release date for November

Who plans on double-dipping for a bit of demon-stomping action on the Switch? The companies revealed the release date in separate posts on Twitter , alongside an interview with Doom developer i...

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Tesla fires hundreds on Model 3 stall

Although Tesla confirmed the dismissals, it did not reveal the exact number. In a statement emailed to The Washington Post , the company said a similar number of "employee departures" occurred prev...

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You Can Now Download Pixel 2's Google Camera 5.1 Android App

You Can Now Download Pixel 2's Google Camera 5.1 Android App

The all-new Pixel 2 Launcher is now available for download via APK Mirror . Although it was believed that the Pixel launcher would be exclusive to the Pixel 2 , Pixel 2 XL and Pixel C tablet, yo...

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Mother of Eight Among Three Dead in Tragic Skydiving Accident

Initial investigations indicate a solo skydiver collided with a tandem skydiving pair. They also extended their "deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to the individuals and families involv...

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Dutch DPA says Microsoft breaches data protection laws with Windows 10

Dutch DPA says Microsoft breaches data protection laws with Windows 10

The DPA issued a lengthy release about the matter , in which it is explained that there are almost 4 million active Windows 10 devices with Windows 10 Home and Pro in the Netherlands. The first is to...

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Virgin's Richard Branson backs Hyperloop One

Virgin's Richard Branson backs Hyperloop One

The hyperloop works by propelling pods through tubes using magnets reaching speeds akin to those of airplanes. The levitating, pod-based form of transport was suggested by Elon Musk in 2013, and H...

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Is Neville Quitting WWE?

Wrestling Observer have reported that Neville walked out of WWE on Monday, and has seemingly terminated his contract with the company. After all the work he put in with the heel turn and helping ...

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Don't blame iOS 11 for your iPhone becoming sluggish

Don't blame iOS 11 for your iPhone becoming sluggish

So, majority are eagerly waiting for next version of Apple's iOS 11 .0.3. We should be seeing both the public beta and the developer beta for iOS 11.1 being released sometime this week. The iOS 11....

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Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL have automatic DND mode for driving

The date coincided with last year's release of the Pixel and Pixel XL, the first Google-branded phones, while "ask more" seemed an indication of announcements concerning the Google Assistant v...

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Technology in new cars worsens driver distraction

Technology in new cars worsens driver distraction

Strayer found that some vehicle infotainment systems are more distrating than others , and some are more hard to operate, but that they all divert a driver's attention. The AAA spells out some of t...

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Google Play Store 8.3.41 APK now available [DOWNLOAD LINK]

Google Play Store 8.3.41 APK now available [DOWNLOAD LINK]

As mentioned by a report from Tech Crunch, the new update has not hit all Google Assistant-compatible devices just yet, and should be rolling out gradually across the world to supported handsets and...

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Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition Release Confirmed For 2018

Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition Release Confirmed For 2018

It is available exclusively for the PlayStation 4 console and Microsoft Windows PC. What's also intriguing about the Extra Battle description is the mention that players will "use their Fight Mone...

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Google Home Mini speaker official

Sitting either side of the original Home, are the Home Mini and the premium Google Home Max . The Google Home Max comes with the Google Assistant support which can identify you even when mu...

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Samsung HMD Odyssey brings spatial audio to Windows Mixed Reality

Samsung HMD Odyssey brings spatial audio to Windows Mixed Reality

The 110-degree field of view allows users to discover paramount virtual experiences around them. Samsung's headset was pitched as a premium way to experience VR, thanks to it featuring higher-resolu...

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Rumor: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Xbox Exclusivity Could be Extended

Rumor: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Xbox Exclusivity Could be Extended

While Microsoft is publishing the game when it comes to its console, a move that's led to speculation about how long Xbox will have the exclusive, a recent Bloomberg interview with PUBG's develo...

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Facebook Messenger Lite Debuts in the US, UK, Canada and Ireland

Facebook Messenger Lite Debuts in the US, UK, Canada and Ireland

Nothing more, nothing less. The Messenger Lite Android app is now expanding to the UK, US, Canada and Ireland after being available in 100 less developed countries since October 2016. Mess...

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Facebook Messenger's data saving Lite version rolls out worldwide

Facebook Messenger's data saving Lite version rolls out worldwide

It rolled out first to five countries, namely Kenya, Tunisia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and Venezuela. However, the sad bit is the fact that there doesn't exist any such thing as Messenger Lite for iPh...

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Microsoft to bring Spotify to Groove Music Pass customers

Microsoft to bring Spotify to Groove Music Pass customers

The ability to move your music over to Spotify hasn't gone live just yet, but it'll be available to Windows Insiders this week and will go into wider roll out next week. It informs us that Spotify ...

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Model 3 production was less than anticipated due to production bottlenecks

Tesla's October 2 investor letter blamed Model 3 delays on "production bottlenecks" from manufacturing subsystems taking longer to activate than expected. The Palo Alto, California-based company de...

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Nintendo SNES Classic sells out; Wii Shop ending in January 2019

Nintendo SNES Classic sells out; Wii Shop ending in January 2019

But more are on the way. Do you own a SNES Classic? Yesterday evening John Lewis also opened SNES Classic Mini pre-orders, with stock avaiable for around 23 minutes. It will also be sold online - ...

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Nokia 3310 3G Variant Roll-Out from Mid-October

Nokia 3310 3G Variant Roll-Out from Mid-October

Should you buy Nokia 3310 3G? The new Nokia 3310 3G variant will reach out to more countries as it now comes with a support of 3G connectivity . The new Nokia 3310 3G variant comes with new cus...

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YouTube no more for Amazon Echo Show users

YouTube no more for Amazon Echo Show users

Echo Show , when launched back in May of this year, supports YouTube alongside other digital services from Amazon and other companies. Amazon said September 26 that Google had made a change that day...

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Cardinals fan says, 'It's nacho fault' to Cubs player

Cardinals fan says, 'It's nacho fault' to Cubs player

A few innings later, Russell walked over to Gudermuth with a new tray of nachos provided to him by the Busch Stadium staff. Russell even stayed to allow Gudermuth to take a quick picture, which the fa...

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Jose threatens rip currents, flooding off New Jersey coast

Jose threatens rip currents, flooding off New Jersey coast

At 8AM, Tropical Storm Jose had winds of 65mph. Jose wasn't moving much, however, and that is a trend that is expected to continue into next week. The National Weather Service has issued coast...

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Google has a cheaper, cuter version of the Home coming

Google has a cheaper, cuter version of the Home coming

According to the leaky details which have also revealed the Pixel 2, Pixel XL 2, and Google Pixelbook, all of which are pegged to arrive at a big Google event on October 4, the Google Home Mini will...

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Apple released final version iOS 11

Apple released final version iOS 11

Redditor SmearMeWithPasta shared the iOS 11 discovery, which is pretty simple to disable, freeing you from your app reviewing responsibilities. Now Apple has acknowledged the missing feature and sh...

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Fiat Chrystler Recalls Nearly 500K Dodge Ram Trucks Over Fire Risk

Fiat Chrystler Recalls Nearly 500K Dodge Ram Trucks Over Fire Risk

All 494,417 of the vehicles involved have 6.7-liter engines. So Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 50,000 Pacifica vans in the US and Canada from the 2017 and 2018 model years. There have been no rep...

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Gmail now converts addresses and phone numbers to interactive hyperlinks

Gmail now converts addresses and phone numbers to interactive hyperlinks

Or if the user taps on the phone number, it will directly open the default phone dialler app and proceed to make the call. The feature is available on Gmail and Inbox by Gmail on iOS, Android , a...

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One language, two audiences for Suu Kyi's first Rakhine speech

One language, two audiences for Suu Kyi's first Rakhine speech

The Nobel Peace laureate's remarks came in her first address to the nation since attacks by Rohingya Muslim insurgents on August 25 sparked a military response that has forced 421,000 Rohingya Musli...

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Arun Jaitley to launch Google payment app 'Tez' on Monday 18Sep'17

Arun Jaitley to launch Google payment app 'Tez' on Monday 18Sep'17

UPI is supported by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and regulated by the Reserve Bank of India. All money transactions will be capped at only 20 payments in a day with a cash limit ...

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Jury accepts Anissa Weier's insanity plea in 'Slender Man' stabbing

Jury accepts Anissa Weier's insanity plea in 'Slender Man' stabbing

The jurors had to decide whether Anissa Weier was mentally ill when she and Morgan Geyser stabbed a classmate, Payton Leutner , 19 times in May 2014 in order to win the favor of the fictional cha...

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Xbox One X Holiday Surprise Is Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy?

Xbox One X Holiday Surprise Is Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy?

It'll mean potentially huge savings for Xbox One owners as Xbox One X games proliferate. If space runs out on the drive, the user can delete the data that's only used by the older Xbox One, deleting...

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YU Yureka 2 Price in India

YU Yureka 2 Price in India

It sports a 16-megapixels rear camera with autofocus, flash, night mode, and multi shots. Besides these, the Yureka 2 comes with 3,930mAH battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. YU now sells YU Yuniq...

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NASA details Cassini's final plunge on Friday

NASA details Cassini's final plunge on Friday

Within minutes it will vaporise in the cloud tops of the ringed planet after valiantly fighting a battle it has no hope of winning. Cassini is the only spacecraft to have ever orbited Saturn , an...

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You Can No Longer Download Apps on Apple's Desktop iTunes

You Can No Longer Download Apps on Apple's Desktop iTunes

You can still find iOS apps , ringtones , and books (PC only) that you've downloaded in your iTunes Media folder. To be honest, we will not miss it. Apple has cut some of the clutter from its iTu...

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Xiaomi launches Mi Notebook Pro with Windows 10 and 15.6-Inch display

Xiaomi launches Mi Notebook Pro with Windows 10 and 15.6-Inch display

The Mi Notebook Pro - because all comparisons start with the name - sports a 15.6-inch display and is powered by an Intel Core i7 processor with up to 16GB RAM and an Nvidia GeForce MX150 grap...

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Packers Martellus Bennett reacts to brother's encounter with police

Packers Martellus Bennett reacts to brother's encounter with police

Green Bay held the Seahawks out of the end zone, and limited Seattle's offense to just 225 yards Sunday. On the interception, Jones was hit almost in the chest by a Rodgers throw, but grabbed t...

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China agrees to more United Nations sanctions on North Korea

China agrees to more United Nations sanctions on North Korea

The remaining mobile launchers of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) will be deployed to a military site in South Korea early Thursday, Yonhap news agency quoted local residents as...

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Sun fires off 3 huge flares, including strongest in a decade

Sun fires off 3 huge flares, including strongest in a decade

The biggest solar flare of all time was a humungous X28 back in 2003, which luckily was at an oblique angle to Earth, so we managed to avoid the full brunt. The Solar storm could damage the radio ...

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SpaceX readies rocket to launch secret space mission

SpaceX readies rocket to launch secret space mission

The X37-b sits in a payload fairing atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in preparation for launch . OTV-5 is the first X-37B mission to use a SpaceX rocket. For comparison, the space shuttles were ...

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Facebook: Russian Group Spent $100000 On Ads During 2016 Election

Facebook: Russian Group Spent $100000 On Ads During 2016 Election

The post was written by its chief security officer and said that it was cooperating with federal inquiries into influence operations during the presidential election . Facebook said numerous ads...

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THIS is Why HUAWEI's Kirin 970 CPU is a MASSIVE DEAL

THIS is Why HUAWEI's Kirin 970 CPU is a MASSIVE DEAL

With this new feature, Huawei says that instead of relying on AI in the cloud, the embedded chip will have better sending abilities within the device. "Smartphones are smart, but they are not intell...

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Shock as Kenya court cancels election result, demands re-run

Shock as Kenya court cancels election result, demands re-run

And again, I say peace . "They can not. Kenyans will decide, and that is the nature of democracy ". He said his IEBC will make make internal changes to staff ahead of the fresh presidential elec...

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Can Eagles now beat Cameroon when it matters most?

Can Eagles now beat Cameroon when it matters most?

He said "German machine" Leon Balogun has returned to add aggression to the heart of the back four after injury kept him out in June, while "natural leader" skipper Mikel Obi and "our best striker" Vi...

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