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Sales of Portable Battery Packs Surge Because of Pokemon Go

It also eats away at phone batteries. The players of the "Pokemon Go" augmented reality game are reportedly already disappointed after the game developer Niantic's latest update killing tracking apps. Talk about catching them all. "As a way to compensate for the extra battery usage, consumers are buying portable power packs so they can continue to play, uninterrupted".

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Battery Pack Sales Increased 101 Percent Thanks to Pokemon Go

NPD attributes this spike in sales to the launch of Pokémon GO , which can take a toll on your smartphone's battery ( Pokémon GO launched July 6). If you want your journey to keep going, you must charge your phone no matter where you are.

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'Powers' Canceled After Two Seasons On PlayStation Network

Both seasons are now available via the PlayStation Network and YouTube. Susan Heyward , Noah Taylor, Olesya Rulin, Adam Godley, Max Fowler and Michael Madsen also starred.

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Can house dust explain why Amish protected from asthma?

Otherwise, many aspects of the two groups are similar. Research in the Amish and Hutterites sheds new light on asthma . Researchers recruited 30 Amish children aged 7 to 14. The researchers then took those dust extracts back to the lab. The Hutterite dust did not provide mice the same protection . When mice were exposed to Amish house dust, they appeared to gain a "significant" level of protection against allergies, but the Hutterite dust did not have the same effect.

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Dozens rally after latest Chicago police videos

Three Chicago officers were stripped of their authority last Friday and Saturday, after a preliminary investigation found they may have violated department policies during the shooting , the department said . In a statement released on Friday, Police Superintendent, Eddie Johnson, vowed full cooperation and commitment to the investigation that will be in charge of the Independent Police Review Authority - the agency that investigates Chicago police misconduct.

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Hillary Clinton Critiques Donald Trump for Treatment of Press

The poll is created to pay special attention to the voices of young adults of color, highlighting how race and ethnicity shape the opinions of a new generation. So much of Trump's pitch to voters was based on his standing in the polls - I'm winning and that means I am a victor and, therefore, someone you should vote for - that it was hard to imagine what he would even say if he wasn't ahead.

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Galaxy Note 7 launched with an iris scanner

Back to the feature that Samsung boasts to users, iris-scanner, the company is not the first one to use the scanner as a biometric security. With its 5.7-inch, Quad HD screen, the Galaxy Note 7 is bigger than the 5.5-inch Galaxy S7 Edge, but not by much.

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Japan protests after 230 Chinese vessels enter disputed waters

The ministry said that China has not encroached on its territory so far but the number of fishing vessels, escorted by the coast guard ships, appeared to be much larger than any previously spotted. "Whether you would describe Japan's actions as an invasion depends on one's point of view", Tomomi Inada said. The spokesperson blamed Japan for fabricating excuses for its military expansion and stirring up enmity on regional security issues.

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Lead singer of Mouse cited in crash

Modest Mouse at Bluesfest 2016. Also, Brock's auto is wrecked but he still has the radio, and his windshield's broken but he loves the fresh air, you know. As previously reported, Brock made Portland-related headlines a year ago when he insulted the city during an interview with a Polish website, dismissing his residence there as "kind of an accident" and describing living in it as "exhausting".

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Buemi and Red Bull take over 2017 Pirelli testing duties

The front tyres will be increased from 245 to 305mm, whilst the rear tyres will be increased from 325 to 405mm. After Ferrari gave the bold, wider dimension tyres a first run at Fiorano earlier in the week, Red Bull resumed duties at the high-speed Mugello circuit with Buemi driving a 2015 specification RB11, albeit with some modifications to simulate proposed 2017 regulations.

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Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSK) Becomes A Growth Company

The business had revenue of $492.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $560.02 million. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Verisk Analytics from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Saturday, May 7th.

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New turbo edition i20 from Hyundai

It promises to be "entertaining" while also offering low Carbon dioxide emissions of 104g/km. The Hyundai i20 Turbo Edition rides on 16in alloy wheels and is available in a choice of Polar White, Aqua Sparkling, Sleek Silver, Stardust Grey, Phantom Black or Red Passion finishes.

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Olympic athletes risk all in germ-infested waters

They told CNN they had found the highest level of superbugs of the sort found in hospitals on the shores of the bay, with pollution problems also evident on tourist beaches. "He added that although he had been born in the city, he would 'never swim in this water", branding it "dangerous". At issue is the sewage that is regularly dumped into Rio's waters, a practice the AP says has been going on for "centuries".

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Thousands of Toyata vehicles recalled

The company reports that an "improper" wire harness layout could cause the power steering harness to interfere with the cover of the driver's knee airbag in Australian models . 'To rectify this condition, the power steering electronic control unit and wire harness will be replaced in all impacted vehicles'. The fix will take just over an hour.

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IRobot 960 hits the market, offering new features and lower price-point

What's missing? Well, for the extra £150 you'll get to blow on Lures in Pokémon Go, you have to sacrifice the Carpet Boost feature, which is when the Roomba tells itself your floor or carpet needs a deeper clean and automatically turbo-charges itself.

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Motorcycle lane splitting hits fast lane for approval

The bill goes to Gov. Jerry Brown is expected to the sign the bill when it reaches his desk. If passed, the law would make California the first US state to allow the controversial practice, in which motorcyclists use the spaces between lanes to avoid being stuck in heavy traffic.

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The roll out of Oppo F1s starts at Rs 17990

Apart from the Gorilla Glass 4 , the F1s comes with a pre-installed screen guard, protecting the main screen from scratches every time you drop the phone while taking selfies. Revived with some added specs, cutting-edge features, refined look, and elegance style, Oppo F1s is the second handset under the flagship of 'Oppo F.' The phone will be available in stores from next week at Rs.

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Ray Uncovers Hidden Portrait Beneath Famed Degas Painting

Traditional X-ray scans require a heavy element like lead to absorb the radiation and provide image contrast, and provide "minimal quantitative or specific elemental identification information" the paper's co-author Daryl Howard of Australian Syncotrain told Gizmodo .

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Samsung Debuts New Phablet, Takes Shots At Apple iPhone

The Note7 also has a dual-curved Super AMOLED display, which Samsung says has enabled it to make the device 2.2 millimeters narrower than the previous model while maintaining the same 5.7-inch screen size. The S Pen also comes with unique commands which let you do things like magnifying the screen and record a GIFs from videos. The Smartphone in note series scheduled to be released on 19 of August has not disappointed at all.

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WVU's Thrasher wins first gold for USA in Rio for shooting

It was the third Olympic medal for Du, and she said she was still nervous during the competition. She says she might bring a little something extra on that first day of the new school year - textbook in one hand, and quite possibly, a shiny gold medal in the other.

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First Hawaiian climbs in debut after IPO prices at top of range

French bank BNP Paribas will collect gross proceeds of US$485m from the sale of 15% of First Hawaiian , having secured top-end-of-the-range pricing from its IPO of the unit late Wednesday. First Hawaiian Bank employees rang bells as the company's CEO hit the closing buzzer to mark the bank's first day back as a publicly traded company.

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Analysts At FBN Securities Reiterated Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) As Outperform

The analysts with lower targets tended to have more realistic expectations regarding Tesla's near-term growth prospects, with Oppenheimer analyst Colin Rusch reiterating a perform rating on the stock and saying he's staying on the sidelines until the company gives more details regarding its pending acquisition of SolarCity Corp.

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How Sunflowers Follow the Sun, Day After Day

First Atamian staked the sunflowers so they couldn't move. Also, by turning the potted plants around daily so that they were facing the wrong way, the researchers were able to interfere with their ability to track the sun. That is the kind of behavior you would expect from a mechanism driven by an internal clock, Harmer said. When researchers exposed the flowers to a 30-hour light cycle, they still maintained the sunrise, sunset pattern.

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Astronomers estimate Perseid meteor shower will be twice as spectacular in 2016

This year, Earth may be in for a closer encounter than usual with the comet trails that result in meteor shower, setting the stage for a spectacular display. They pose no danger to Earth, as majority burn up 50 miles above our planet. The Perseid meteor shower was first recorded by a Chinese astronomer in 36 AD, and continues to put on a reliable show every year.

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Just a burp: Intriguing hints of physics particle evaporate

While the possible new particle didn't produce a signal that reached statistical significance, it did show up in both detectors, raising the hope that the LHC was finally on to some new physics. Physicists are left disappointed because it was only a statistical burp in the results. "The fact that this is not confirmed yet tells us a little bit more about the essence of nature", he explained.

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Major League Baseball investigating Padres for medical disclosures at trade deadline

We already knew the Marlins had taken issue with Colin Rea's health. As it turns out, they might've been dealing in damaged goods. Colin Rea was traded back to the San Diego Padres after developing elbow soreness in his Marlins' debut.

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Palin doubles down on Ryan snub despite Trump endorsement

Trump, but let's get something straight", Vos wrote in an open letter to his GOP colleagues. He says he is still "watching and waiting and evaluating". Trump's troubles started with his reaction to the Democratic National Convention and, in typical Trump fashion, they began with a tweet. Trump said this week he was not ready to endorse Ryan.

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Microsoft Updates: Windows 10 Redstone 2 and 3 Will Launch in 2017

Microsoft said that they have been since collecting inputs from the users and gamers, so they responded by adding these frequently requested features Windows 10. Microsoft continues to further expand Windows-as-a-service and has recently also made the much-awaited Anniversary Update available to all. Also, not all of the Windows phones will get the Anniversary update .

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NASA's Juno probe captures first-ever shot of a moon moving

Upon its arrival, Juno passed within 2,900 miles of Jupiter's cloud top. Further details on the Juno mission can be viewed here . The mission will also offer a peak into Jupiter's " Great Red Spot ", a storm bigger than Earth that has been raging for hundreds of years.

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Juno Spacecraft That Heard Hams Say 'Hi' Now Orbiting Jupiter

Juno arrived at the solar system’s largest planet on July the 4th. Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar system. Gas giants such as Jupiter are common in the universe, and scientists believe they are formed from a rocky core that gathers dust and gas that wasn't consumed by the central star, such as the sun, according to NASA .

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Philando Castile Death Ruled a Homicide, Officer Identified

Both Yanez and Officer Joseph Kauser stopped and approached  Philando Castile’s  car for a broken taillight, last Wednesday. Yanez approached Philando Castile’s car from the driver’s side, and Kauser approached from the passenger side. That it happened against a progressive police department with good community relations makes the loss of blue lives all the more devastating. Kelly also emphasized the fact that Yanez shot Castile because he had a weapon, not because of his race.

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Microsoft Tests DNA Data Storage Ability with Shocking Results

The media stored onto DNA included the top 100 books from Project Gutenberg , the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in more than 100 languages, the Crop Trust's global seed database as well as a high-definition music video by the band OK Go , titled " This Too Shall Pass ", reported ScienceAlert .

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Major Windows 10 update coming in August

There will also be an option to be notified three more times. They also say it will not appear if "You have a recent version of the Get Windows 10 app installed". Last but not least, you'll be able to talk to Cortana via voice commands, instead of speaking to your Xbox directly. It is expected that Cortana will be available directly from the lock screen to allow you to ask questions (search on the internet), play music, and set a reminder without having to unlock your computer system.

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Hillary Clinton's FBI Interview May Show Email Probe Is Nearing End

Lynch has tried to make amends, though not without leaving some confusion in her wake. She's released 55,000 pages of emails. Tame said the Attorney General said otherwise, she does have the power to overrule the recommendations of the investigation.

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Rosetta space probe set to crash-land on comet September 30

Rather than just let the spacecraft die a slow, miserable death, the mission planners have made a decision to crash the probe into the comet, albeit very, very slowly. Last year, for example, Messenger's mission to Mercury ended in a crash course in crash coursing your way onto a planet's surface. Getting the spacecraft to crash into the comet is not going to be easy.


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