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3 scientists win Nobel Prize in Chemistry for world's smallest machines

Stoddart shares the 2016 prize with Jean-Pierre Sauvage of France and Bernard Feringa of the Netherlands. For example, Sauvage was responsible for discovering the science behind connecting two ring-shaped molecules. Feringa, Jacobus Van't Hoff Distinguished Professor of Molecular Sciences at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, coaxed a spinning rotor blade to move in a single direction by driving it with pulses of light.

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Japanese cell biologist wins medicine Nobel

The concept of autophagy or "self-eating" emerged during the 1960s, when researchers first observed that the cell could destroy its own contents by enclosing it in membranes, forming sack-like vesicles that were transported to a recycling compartment, called the lysosome, for degradation.

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Volkswagen reaches $1.2billion settlement with United States dealers

This means dealers will get an average of $1.85 million (£1.4m) over 18 months under the settlement first announced in principle in August, reports Reuters this morning . Attorneys representing owners of vehicles impacted by the dieselgate scandal said on Friday that 311,000 people have registered for a compensation payout from VW, while 3300 have opted out.

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Chromecast Ultra officially revealed for November launch

As the rumors foretold , Google dedicated a little bit of time at its keynote today to reveal the Chromecast Ultra. All you need to do is plug it into an HDMI port and you're ready to go. Google launched the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL smartphones, the company launched Google Home, Google Wi-Fi, Google Daydream View VR headsets.

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Europe's comet chaser on course for crash-landing

ESA said that the Rosetta spacecraft expedition cost about 1.4 billion euros or $1.57 billion since the start of the project, per CNN . Mission officials said Rosetta was never created to land and most likely broke apart when it hit the ground.

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EE and Carphone bag Google Pixel exclusives

However, the silver lining is always there and in this case Google store will have the Pixel unlocked. Said phones are the third attempt of Google to sell its own phones including the Motorola and Nexus flagships. "Man, I don't know", says the other boy, and then offers the only possible way out of this conundrum: "ask Google ". The Pixel devices will also see the launch of the new Pixel Launcher where the search bar is now a Google button just like the one seen on ...

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DA Davidson Weighs in on Salesforce.com Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (CRM)

Vetr downgraded Salesforce.com from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $83.58 price objective on the stock.in a report on Monday, July 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $81.64, for a total value of $3,061,500.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

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Pixel: Exlusive features of Google's first in house tested smartphone

Google Assistant will also be coming to Google Home , a smart-home appliance that will enable users to play music, ask questions, handle daily tasks and control other home devices using voice commands. That's not all. Google also came up with cases using images from Google Earth and Google Trends with live wallpapers that showcases exquisite images from around the globe.

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Samsung begins replacing Galaxy Note 7 handsets in the UK

This is obviously very troubling. Samsung recalled the Galaxy Note7 earlier this month following reports of exploding batteries, and promised to replace the affected units free of charge. Now Samsung , in an attempt to put users in China at ease about their safety regarding the Note 7, claims that their batteries were not to blame for the reported incident.

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Canada to tax carbon emissions to meet climate targets

Part of the argument against a carbon tax here is that a battered and bruised Alberta economy can not absorb the financial blows that will be dealt by the levy. "We need Canada to have our backs". A province will be able to opt out of a carbon tax and assume a cap-and-trade system instead - but only if could show the plan would reduce emissions even more than the levy would.

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Yahoo Reportedly Tweaked Spam Filter To Scan Emails For U.S. Government

Odia Kagan, a Philadelphia-based data privacy attorney, said that it's impossible to judge the legality of the government's request, because the facts surrounding it remain murky. Experts would say that this is the primary case that reports an internet company obeying requests of the United States government such as surveying all incoming messages, in contrast with checking out the already stored messages or through little amount of accounts at a time.

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Hurricane Matthew hitting Bahamas

The storm strengthened from Category 3 to Category 4 as it passed over Nassau. Matthew was briefly a very risky Category 5 storm on its march across the Caribbean. The Miami forecasting center said no changes have been made to the existing hurricane and tropical storm warnings and watches as of 2 a.m. EDT. The eye of Hurricane Matthew has moved off the northeastern coast of Cuba and forecasters have expanded the hurricane warning area in Florida.

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European Parliament backs accord to fight climate change

New Zealand yesterday became the 63rd country to ratify the Paris Agreement, confirming its full support for the historic treaty ahead of its coming into force next month. India, the world's third largest emitter of greenhouse gases, on Sunday ratified the landmark Paris climate deal, giving a major boost to the deal which appeared tantalisingly close to enter into force by the end of this year.

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Red River Showdown Means Texas Beer Run For Fans

The Lions also moved out of the national poll after a 3-0 loss to TW. Poor tackling, blown coverages, and a complete lack of big plays from the defense have killed this team. It'll be crucial that the Sooners' match the Longhorns' intensity, especially since a game of the magnitude will likely bring out the best in both sides.

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Death toll rises as Hurricane Matthew lashes Florida

Matthew weakened somewhat overnight from a Category 4 hurricane with 140 miles per hour winds to a Category 3 with 120 miles per hour winds. Heavy rainfall and storm surges are expected to cause extensive flooding in Georgia and SC. Augustine and points north. Twitter users are showing that the St. Augustine seawall has been completely submerged.St Augustine sea wall has vanished under the waves.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests contractor in possible NSA theft

He was arrested on 27 August after investigators searched his Maryland home, two storage sheds, his vehicle and himself. Booz Allen said it reached out to offer full cooperation with the authorities as soon as it learned of the arrest.

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Assange lines up #OctoberSurprise to shake up United States election

Assange said WikiLeaks is working against the clock to assure election-related documents are released before Americans hit the polls next month and pick either Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton or her GOP rival Donald Trump as the next US president.

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Chicago officer's beating highlights police anxieties over use of force

Huff confirmed in court Friday that he pulled and slammed the officer's head so hard into the pavement, that she lost consciousness. Johnson's comments came as incidents of officers shooting civilians are under a national spotlight, and a day after the Chicago City Council approved the first part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to revamp a police accountability system that critics say has always been ineffective.

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A look at some of the most deadly USA hurricanes

President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency for Florida, Georgia and SC, freeing up federal money and personnel to protect lives and property. Matthew stayed 100 miles away from South Florida, which includes Fort Lauderdale and Miami. Hurricane Matthew blasts Florida coastHurricane Matthew's howling wind and driving rain pummeled Florida early Friday, starting what's expected to be a ruinous, dayslong battering of the Southeast coast.

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US Regulators Investigating Galaxy Note 7 Fire On Plane

Authorities carried out evacuation in a timely manner, thereby preventing casualties. Samsung officially recalled one million of its Galaxy Note 7 mobile phones sold before September 15 after finding that some of their batteries had exploded or caught fire.

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Expert Creates Ultimate Travel Cheat Sheet for Free Airport Wifi

But if you're a frequent flier and you travel the globe, then there's a way around that. One travel blogger looked to change that. 'I'll update the map to help your fellow travelers stay connected when they're hopping from airport to airport '.

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Hands-on with the Google Pixel: lacklustre hardware running astonishing software

But any gains Google makes with the $649 Pixel, billed as completely designed in-house, may come not at the expense of Apple, but phone manufacturers running its Android software , a list topped by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. It also produced some good photos in the dimly lit demonstration area. "But in the end, I bought my 5.7", 1440p, 128GB, Nexus 6P a year ago for $650 which is how much they're asking for the 5", 1080p, 32GB Pixel.

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Google's Nexus 9 LTE is Now Getting Android 7.0 Nougat, Report

Nexus 6 also had a delayed rollout, so the fact that it has already received Nougat means that the rollout for Nexus 9 may also be near. Even so, a big order like this has no doubt helped HTC's bottom line , and could give their financials into 2017 a bit of a boost as well.

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AT&T Considering Halting All Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Sales and Replacements

AT&T Inc.is considering stopping all sales and replacements of Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy Note 7 over concerns about the smartphone's safety, according to a person familiar with the situation. The Verge report included a photo taken by Green of the scorched phone lying on the plane's carpeted floor. However, it later allowed passengers to use the device purchased after September 15 which has "green battery charge indication".

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Korea shows increased activity at nuclear test site: 38 North

North Korea has already carried out two nuclear tests this year, along with a long-range rocket, and a series of short and medium-range missiles. The DPRK's official KCNA news agency reported that top DPRK leader Kim Jong Un guided the test of "a new-type high-powered engine of a carrier rocket for geo-stationary satellite" at the Sohae Space Center in the country's west coast.

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Hurricane Matthew Hits Florida

The NHC forecasts the storm's eye to move near or over the coast of northeast Florida and Georgia Friday night, and near or over the SC coast on Saturday. Matthew remained lurking just offland as a slightly weakened but still very unsafe Category 3 storm, said the National Hurricane Center. The Category 3 storm, even at a distance, has had gusts on land of more than 100 miles per hour, causing power outages for more than 1 million customers as of 3 p.m.

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RNC's Priebus Slams Trump Sex Tape

The statements were strongly worded, like Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus': "No woman should ever be described in these terms or talked about in this manner". Either way, Donald Trump's name will remain on the ballot, and there is nothing short of Trump quitting that will allow the party to name a new nominee.

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Rockford Police: Local Reports of Clown Sightings Unfounded At This Time

To be clear, while some of these occurrences have been violent and risky, most clown reports we've seen have merely involved mischief and noncredible social media threats. The stories don't just involve social media threats. "We have found nothing credible; the police have found nothing credible". The 18-year-old women from MI were labelled "morons" and "idiots" by the local police department and are now facing disorderly conduct charges.

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United States researchers develop world's smallest transistor ever

Some laws are made to be broken, or at least challenged. The smaller your transistors, the more you can fit on a chip, and the faster and more efficient your processor can be. In addition, schemes (including self-aligned source and drain electrodes fabrication in respect to the gate, and chemical doping of the contact regions) need to be developed that will lower the parasitic resistances and enhance the ON current of the devices.

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Google Home price: how much does it cost?

For important events, there is the Google Calendar. After being first revealed earlier this year, Google Home , the search giant's answer to the Amazon Echo, finally has a price . It can handle that as well along with other smart tech like Philips Hue and Samsung SmartThings. Are you sold on Google's new Virtual helper or are you already an Echo fan? Unfortunately, there's no support for Apple and Amazon's streaming music services.

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Google Home priced at $129; pre-orders start today

With the Echo , you need to repeat "Alexa" with every request. While pre-orders for the Google Home are live from today, the device is expected to begin shipping next month, making it available just in time for those who are looking at this product as a holiday gift.

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United States government accuses Russian Federation of hacking Democratic campaign servers

The denunciation, made by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the Department of Homeland Security , came as pressure was growing from within the administration and some lawmakers to publicly name Moscow and hold it accountable for actions apparently aimed at sowing discord around the election.

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Watch VIDEO, Latest Updates For Projected Path, Warnings Issued In North Carolina

Forecasters said the threat would continue into the weekend as the hurricane lingered on its northward trek. STRENGTH: Matthew was a Category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour. Governor Pat McCrory has also declared a State of Emergency in all 100 counties in the state, meaning there will be state resources available to not assist along the North Carolina coast but also to states to the south.

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Jacksonville Braces for Possibly 'Catastrophic Damage' of Hurricane Matthew

Despite weakening, Matthew still packed unsafe wind gusts of up to 120 miles per hour Friday morning, hammering the Florida shoreline and cutting off power to more than 593,000 residents. Some two million persons have been advised to evacuate across coastal areas of Florida, Georgia and SC. It creeped closer to Florida's shoreline as it traveled northward.

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Samsung in trouble after 'new' phone catches fire on plane

Sprint has yet to make an official announcement on the matter, but this is certainly not good news for Samsung . The company has stated that they are looking into the phone that caught on fire, and it seems that they're not alone as the CPSC are also looking to the issue as well.


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