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Here's what Bluetooth 5 means for your wire-free future

Bluetooth 5 continues to advance the Internet of Things (IoT) experience by enabling simple and effortless interactions across the vast range of connected devices. For those with wearables that utilize Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), you'll see some improvement in Bluetooth 5 as well. Bluetooth 5 is different from Bluetooth used for speakers and earbuds, which rely on an old standard.

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Al Gore Visits Trump Tower for 'Extremely Interesting' Talk With President-Elect

An aide to Gore said Trump's team reached out to him after the former vice president said he meant to do everything he could to work with the president-elect to ensure the United States remained a leader in the effort to address climate change .

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Decatur-made Delta IV rocket launches military communications satellite

WGS-8 is the eighth satellite in what's expected to be a 10-satellite constellation created to provide secure channels for command and control as well as battle management and combat support. forces. By 2019, the WGS-9 and -10 will join existing Wideband Global satellites, bringing the total up to 10. The WGS satellite heading up Wednesday has more to do with national defense than weather, however.

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Musk's SpaceX says rockets to remain grounded until January

Elon Musk's SpaceX has been forced to delay the return of its rockets to flight until January as an investigation continues into a launch pad explosion earlier this year, the tech billionaire' s company said on Wednesday. According to the investigators, the cause of the explosion may have been due to the freezing of the liquid oxygen fuel which triggered a chain of explosions subsequently.

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Arctic sea ice hits record monthly low for 7th time in 2016

The latest measurements appear to reverse a trend of expanding Antarctic sea ice, which some skeptics cited to contradict evidence of climate change. In the Arctic, sea ice extent averaged 753,000 square miles below the long-term average for November.

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Electoral College has worked for 229 years; leave it alone

The Trump camp wants each state to certify its election results without delay, so the 538 electors can meet and officially elect him president. The Electoral College gives each state the same number of electors as their two senators, plus the number of representatives apportioned to them.

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Trump picks Branstad as US ambassador to China

President Xi has known Branstad since 1985, when he visited Iowa as part of an official delegation studying pig-raising techniques. Last week, Trump spoke over the phone with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, breaking decades of USA diplomatic protocol and angering Beijing.

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Softbank tycoon who met with Trump is Japan's deal maker

A Reuters report mentioned that Masayoshi justified TMUS and S shares momentum by citing his previous hopes for T-Mobile and Sprint merger to take on United States market leaders. So being in the USA and having a foothold in the sector would give Masayoshi Son access to Silicon Valley, and more importantly, what people there are thinking and doing and what the future of IoT (Internet of Things) looks like.

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Saturn's mysterious jet stream captured in latest Cassini images

Cassini is in the waning days of its scientific life. During its nine-month journey through the ring system, the orbiter will capture closeup images of the rings' outer regions and the planet's many small moons. This planet possesses other rings too, which are fainter and situated farther away from the planet. Cassini is travelling at thousands of miles per hour so should blast though the ring with minimal time for a collision.

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Cereal maker General Mills to cut as many as 600 jobs

General Mills' restructuring is expected to affect approximately 400 to 600 positions globally. The development comes after Warc recently reported on the changes General Mills has introduced to its payment policy for creative agencies.

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Climate Scientists Warn Trump Presidency Could Be Defined by "Denial and Disaster"

Those who reject climate science say the phrase denier has the pejorative ring of Holocaust denier so The Associated Press prefers climate change doubter or someone who rejects mainstream science ". He categorized the meeting as a "sincere search for common ground". Environmental groups failed to instantly encourage the news of Ms Trump's environmental interest.

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Honda's CES stage will include new concept vehicle

Whichever way you slice it, the tide is turning against the auto as we know it, certainly as a means of simply getting from A to B. Time spent commuting is time wasted, or so the consensus seems to be. Honda's announcement stresses it's just a concept, though, and certainly its name - part of the Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem - needs a bit of work before it hits the market.

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Vauxhall ups game with new Insignia

The Commodore combines technology across a number of areas in a way that you would usually only find in high-end prestige vehicles and makes it available for everyday Australians. Vauxhall says this gives the auto better traction in slippery conditions, as well as making the vehicle more stable when cornering. The new Opel is roomier than its predecessor, allowing for more headroom and knee room in the rear.

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Not Pokemon Go, But Clash Royale Is iPhone Game Of The Year

The most downloaded free iPad app was Google's YouTube. On iPad, the U.S. has Sketchbook Motion as its number one app and the sword-swinging Severed as game of the year. When it comes to music, Drake claimed top album and song spots with Views . Apple has also selected the best books of the year, featuring titles including Homegoing , Evicted and Born to Run .

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Amazon experiments with 'grab and go' shopping

When a customer leaves the store after shopping, a receipt will automatically reach his Amazon account. The 1,800 square foot store is located in Amazon's home town Seattle and is now only open to Amazon employees in a beta program. A store with no checkout lines? "Automatic checkout is absolutely a characteristic of the store of the future", said Moorhead. Ready-to-eat meals cooked by on-site chefs and local stores are also offered alongside typical groceries.

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Overwatch Winter Event Coming December 13th

So what does the upcoming event mean for Overwatch players? Tuesday is the day that Overwatch weekly updates launch. One of them appears to be a holiday event similar to Junkenstein's Revenge, while there will be at least one Christmas/holiday themed map.

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RBI keeps lending rates unchanged, lowers growth forecast

A majority of the 56 analysts polled by Reuters had expected a rate cut of at least 25 bps, though 18 had forecast policy would remain unchanged. This is the first policy review of the Reserve Bank of India since November 8, 2016 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the demonetisation or scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes.

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Markets Right Now: Energy Stocks Lead an Early Decline

The Dow rose 17 points, or 0.1 percent, to 19,234 as of 2 p.m. The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index rose 24.11 points, or 0.5%, to 5,333.00. Germany's DAX rose up 0.3 percent to 10,721. European stocks were mostly higher, but Italy's market slipped after Italian voters rejected constitutional changes and the country's premier said he would resign.

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US stocks are mixed on Wall Street as oil price slumps

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 22.58 points , or 0.12 percent , to 19,238.82, the S&P 500 gained 5.99 points, or 0.27 percent, to 2,210.7 and the Nasdaq Composite added 21.19 points, or 0.4 percent, to 5,330.08. Eastern. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 2 points, or 0.1 percent, to 2,207 and the Nasdaq composite was up one point, or less than 0.1 percent, to 5,310.

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India mourns Jayalalithaa, Modi pays tributes

Jayalalithaa was a fighter and till the last moment she fought against the cruelty of disease and sufferings. Haasan's subdued message didn't go down well with her fans. Chennai: Lakhs of grieving men and women yesterday bid a tearful adieu to J Jayalalithaa, the charismatic Chief Minister who held sway over Tamil Nadu politics for more than three decades with a pro-poor image, as the AIADMK supremo was buried here with full state honours.

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Starbucks to Boost Number of Shops by Almost 50 Percent

In some 600 stores, that percentage is over 20% of orders at peak, triple the number from past year, the company said. The news caused Starbucks' share price to gradually lose 28 percent of their value in the seven-week period that followed.

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Austria: Far-right nationalist Hofer concedes defeat

Van der Bellen said on Austrian state TV, "I have always campaigned for a pro-European Austria". "At a time when we are faced with many hard challenges, the continued constructive contribution of Austria to finding common European solutions and keeping our European unity will remain essential", Tusk said in a statement.

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United States veterans mark 75th anniversary of Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor

VanHoose served on the USS Maryland. We will shake the hands of some of the sailors who were stationed at Pearl Harbor and hear first-hand the stories of what happened that day. Chavez was out on a minesweeper, the USS Condor, in the early hours before the attack. The attack, launched to destroy the U.S. Pacific fleet and with the aim of keeping the United States out of the war, took 2,390 American lives.

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Mistrial declared over police shooting of black motorist in SC

Former. Slager's lawyers argued that the former officer had shot Scott out of fear for his own life. We will try Michael Slager again. He faced life in prison if convicted. "Obviously, every American was just heartbroken and shocked to see the video". "They have not received the credit they deserve in their calm leadership for the community", Wilson said in a statement.

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Thailand to investigate BBC over profile of new king

The piece was widely shared on social media and some Thais have said its content was insulting to the new king. "BBC Thai was established to bring impartial, independent and accurate news to a country where the media faces restrictions", Charlotte Morgan told the BenarNews Thai website.

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Russian Federation seeks answers on ISS cargo ship crash

The ship is delivering 2.5 metric tons of fuel, water, food and other supplies. The ISS is by definition a multi-national enterprise, so losing a Russian cargo ship (or, you know, a couple) doesn't spell doom. A Russian spacecraft on its way to the International Space Station has exploded in space. NASA supplier SpaceX, meanwhile, has been grounded since a rocket explosion in September on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral , Florida.

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Angela Merkel calls for burqa ban in Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel made her first direct call for banning "full veil" Islamic coverings. Before the congress voted, Merkel attacked the rise of populists in Germany while underlining her support for a proposal to ban the niqab, or full-face veil, in public places.

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Trump and Czech president exchange invitations

On the campaign trail, he vowed to act on that conviction by eliminating the Environmental Protection Agency, undoing President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan and withdrawing from the Paris Agreement that lays the groundwork for a global reduction in greenhouse emissions believed to contribute to climate change .

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Mobile announces Digits, a single phone number for all of your devices

The three phones and my watch all ring when a call comes in while outgoing calls and messages appear to be coming from my primary T-Mobile line. You have a pool of numbers, and you can slap a bunch of them onto one phone or spread them around.

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Lawmakers: South Korean leader to accept impeachment outcome

Choi Soon-sil, the woman accused of currying favour with South Korean president Park Geun-hye to gain influence and money, has been ordered to appear before a parliamentary hearing. But news outlets reported Tuesday that the pro-impeachment lawmakers were believed to have the 200 votes necessary to pass the bill in the 300-seat body.

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Trump selects Scott Pruitt, who has sued the EPA, as EPA head

As an administrator, Pruitt would have the ability to steer the agency's regulatory efforts and priorities. He is one of dozens of state officials who have mounted a legal challenge to outgoing President Barack Obama's limits on greenhouse-gas emisisons from power plants - regulations that Trump has promised to repeal.

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Sioux worry Trump could push DAPL pipeline through

They haven't been following the law all along. The chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Dave Archambault II, has asked protesters to leave the campsites because of the severe weather. Energy Transfer Partners and the Corps agreed initially that the proposed route appeared to be the safest and most cost-effective path. The company responded by asking U.S.

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Russian Cargo Ship Headed For ISS Burns Up Above Siberia

Despite the failed resupply mission by the Russian spacecraft, another resupply mission is scheduled for next week, which by this time, the Japanese space agency will be in charge. The loss of the resupply ship will not adversely affect operations onboard the ISS. In 2015, another Progress ship dived into the Pacific Ocean after launch.

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Police Says Washington Restaurant Shooting Suspect Wanted To Save Kids

The attack on Comet was considered an example of how fake news reports that proliferated during the election year affected people's lives. The fake news stories alleging that Clinton and her campaign chief ran a child sex ring out of the restaurant have been denounced by the owner of the popular pizza restaurant.

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Mass grief as Indian political star dies

No one fought the Cauvery wars with Karnataka more fiercely than Jayalalithaa, the granddaughter of Narasimhan Rengachary, the court physician of the then Maharaja of Mysuru, Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar. She became an inspiration to women across the state. The hospital had earlier tweeted, "She is on extracorporeal membrane heart assist device and is being treated by a team of expert doctors and critical care specialists".


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