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Surface Phone Features: Microsoft To Deliver On Quality Branding

Additionally, citing the high-end Surface Book's overwhelming success, Microsoft said it's working to expand availability of the device. The Microsoft Surface Pro 5 is also rumored to be powered by the Kaby Lake processor and features a fully improvised Surface Pen.

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NASA's Juno Mission Captures Image of Jupiter's 'Pearl'; See Here

The string of pearls refers to enormous counterclockwise rotating storms which are visible in the southern hemisphere of Jupiter. The image above, shot at 12:27 EST on December 11, is just part of the data that's now streaming in from the Juno mission .

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Lost Greek city dating back 2500 years discovered by researchers

Ruins of towers, gates and walls sitting atop the slopes of the hill have been well known for nearly two centuries, indicating the presence of more extensive settlement. As of now, they haven't used methods like excavating the ground because they want the site to remain in its original position. "A colleague and I came across the site in connection with another project past year, and we realised the great potential right away", said Robin Robin Rönnlund, a Ph.D.

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TomTom boosts Microsoft Azure

TomTom and Microsoft are working together to bring location-based services to Azure, the latter's cloud computing platform, said Kevin Dallas, corporate vice president of Microsoft Business Development, in a December 14 announcement . It's going to take a collaborative effort. The partnership between the companies seeks to create a "world graph", which it says will be a data index of physical places, objects, devices and their interconnectivity.

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Pastry enthusiasts launch a PIE into space

The championships will take place in Wigan on Tuesday 20th December. The meat treat was attached to a weather balloon and launched from a site near Wigan on Thursday, ahead of the World Pie Eating championships in the town next week. The pie's creator, Bill Kenyon, of Ultimate Purveyors, said: "This is the first step to enable mankind to consume pies with more elegance and comfort".

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Android Nougat 7.0 release date for Samsung, Motorola, OnePlus

The website doesn't mention which version is now under testing; most likely it's the Android Nougat 7.1.1 as Samsung previously suggested. The latest news was brought by an XDA forum user who posted a screenshot which says "We are pleased to announce that we will support Android 7.1.1 from the official N OS release ".

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Bigg Boss 10: Mona Lisa's boyfriend Vikrant Rajpoot calls it quits?

However, Vikrant had contradicted the reports during his appearance on Bigg Boss 10 in a special episode saying he isn't insecure about Mona and Manu's closeness and that the actress is doing it just to ensure her stay in the reality show. He gave up on food and insisted that he would eat only if his "beti" Priyanka fed him. Manu tries to convince them all. To boost up the dying spirits of Swami Om, Manveer and Manu wore Swami's orange attire.

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Apple Considers This Odd, Future-Proofing Feature for iPhone 8

The device is getting slimmer and more compact with every latest version, making internal space a high-prized commodity for the iPhone . The addition of another port for a second sim card will run counter with Apple's attempt to remove ports to come up with a thinner IPhone and to introduce a waterproof IPhone .

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Man City finances cost them Arsenal ace Alexis Sanchez

Arsene Wenger is confident Arsenal can provide Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil with sufficient finances as contract talks with the pair go on. Argentine star Ezequiel Lavezzi is on just under that at the ambitious Chinese club. The Chilean boss was a huge admirer of his fellow compatriot and wanted to add him to his squad, but he ultimately joined the Gunners for £34million as financial restraints limited Man City's movements in the transfer market.

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Uber CEO Kalanick sees path to profitability in India

In India, numerous Unicorn Club members (private companies with valuation of over Dollars one billion) like Flipkart (Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal), Snapdeal (Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal), Ola (Bhavish Aggarwal and Ankit Bhati) and Zomato (Deepinder Goyal and Pankaj Chaddah) have two co-founders.

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UGA 10th best value in public colleges according to Kiplinger

Louisiana State University was the only other public institution to make the Best College Value list, ranking No. 65 nationally for in-state students and No. The goal of the list is to help students and their parents understand what's really worth the price, according to Janet Bodnar, Kiplinger's Personal Finance editor.

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BMW Group uses IBM Watson to explore personalised driver systems

German auto maker BMW and technology giant IBM have teamed up to explore how Watson cognitive computing could be used to make driving better. BMW, which also has its company headquarters in Bavaria's capital, is one of the first companies to sign up to be collocated inside IBM's building within one of the newly-launched industry "collaboratories".

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Rowdies among 10 finalists for MLS expansion spot

If Miami is not ready for 2018 - and that seems increasingly unlikely - and MLS does not choose a substitute for the 24th team, the league would have to function with an odd number of members. Garber was not specific about the Miami team on a conference call with reporters Thursday, but said: "We are very focused on Miami being our 24th team".

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Arctic cold followed by mixed precipitation for the weekend

We could see the coldest air of the season with lows in the teens. However, it won't be almost as windy and will feature more sunshine than Thursday . Friday will still be a very cold day with highs only reaching the mid 20s. The "high winds will make bad conditions worse with blowing and drifting snow, and areas with whiteout conditions", the National Weather Service office serving Buffalo said.

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Appeal sees Nurofen fine raised to $6 million

Furthermore, Nurofen Specific Pain range products were similar to other Nurofen ibuprofen tablets but they were priced nearly double. Nurofen Back Pain, Nurofen Period Pain, Nurofen Migraine Pain and Nurofen Tension Headache all contain the same active ingredient: ibuprofen lysine 324mg.

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Broadband speed increased 2.3% to 6.3 Mbps in Q3

The average peak connection speed is Akamai's closest approximation to the actual speeds that end users' connections can support. Nine of the surveyed countries saw average peak speeds increase from the second quarter, such as Indonesia (8.1 per cent), Vietnam (5.8 per cent) and New Zealand (3.8 per cent), while speeds fell 2.8 per cent in China and 8.2 per cent in Australia, for example.

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Minecraft Teams Up With Bethesda For Mash-Up Pack

Minecraft and Fallout are two of the biggest gaming franchises around and now they've been combined. There will also be 44 different character skins inspired by familiar faces, so someone can look like a Vault dweller or other familiar faces like Nick Valentine, Fawkes, Paladin Cross, or Jangles the Moon Monkey.

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BMW to debut HoloActive Touch concept at CES 2017

Per BMW's description, the interface will let you control auto functions with hand gestures and motions, enabling drivers to use "the visible and tangible driver-vehicle interaction familiar from conventional touchscreens". This year alone, we've seen the iVision Future Interaction Concept with its clever head-up display, the iNext with its transforming cabin and the AirTouch, which extends the reach of the gesture control system debuted in the 7 Series.

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Inland Real Estate Corporation (NYSE:IRC) Receives An Update From Brokers

Its target investments include senior loans bridge loans subordinated debt preferred equity and other CRE investments. 01/07/2015 - Inland Real Estate Corporation was downgraded to "underperform" by analysts at Raymond James. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 30th will be given a dividend of $0.46 per share. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 7.46%.

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Delhi Govt warns bureaucrats against sitting on key files

Both associations also handed over the resolution to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia who, earlier in the day, accused the IAS Officers' Association of being "politicised" while warning them against the sitting on important government files deliberately.

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Most Active Volume Stock: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI)

This showed the surprise of 6.9% in the last quarter earnings. Cohen & Steers Inc. now owns 14,915,734 shares of the company's stock worth $336,051,000 after buying an additional 10,623,045 shares during the last quarter. The correct version of this report can be viewed at http://sportsperspectives.com/2016/12/14/kinder-morgan-inc-kmi-stake-lowered-by-oakbrook-investments-llc/.

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BlackBerry taps TCL to manufacture and sell its smartphones

BlackBerry has announced future branded devices will be made by China's Communication Technology Holdings Limited (TCL) under a licensing deal. BlackBerry and TCL Communication have entered an agreement where TCL will design, manufacture, sell, and provide customer support for BlackBerry-branded mobile devices.

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Putin Russian President himself involved in US election hack

US President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday questioned the probe into election-related hacking that is allegedly linked to Moscow, hinting the White House only bothered to look into the matter now that Trump has won. Fiona Hill, a senior fellow and Russian Federation expert at the Brookings Institution, told me Monday: "The one thing about revealing this information is that it would stigmatize his wealth.

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Electric auto Startup Lucid makes its debut with first vehicle: Air

Among the heads of the company is Paul Rawlinson, the chief engineer who worked on important projects such as the Tesla Model S. Not only that, according to Lucid Motors News, in recent years many other important personalities from known auto brands such as BMW had also transferred to Lucid Motors.

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No Man's Sky update 1.13 adds larger space battles

According to the patch notes posted on the game's official website , players could previously find themselves in an instantaneous death loop while in Survival Mode. Hello Games has released a new patch for No Man's Sky which highlights bigger space battles. Players experienced bugs and gameplay issues as well as massive disappointment when their expectations were not met.

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Uber Beacon Will Eliminate Car Mix-Ups

When a passenger requests an Uber, they can also set a Beacon color from inside the app. The final version of this hardware has the gadget in the shape of Uber's actual icon, as mentioned, which should further help with identification, and riders can select any potential RGB color output using a sliding color wheel, which means there's very little chance of having two riders select the same color in the same place at the same time.

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Xbox One Gets New Update, Speeds Up Download Times

With that in mind, you can now download Blue Dragon for $19.99 (or your regional equivalent) and Lost Odyssey will be free for everyone until December 31st. Head to the Xbox store website here and you should find a link to "buy" the game. For a limited time, you can download Lost Odyssey for free . It won't cost you a penny though.

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Try out the new and improved Division for free this weekend

Players who opt to purchase the game will see all progress saved and can take advantage of a special 50% off for The Division and expansions. " The Division will be free on Uplay PC , allowing you to play through the entirety of the core game, along with all of its free content updates, for zero dollars", the company noted in the post.

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More than 900 merchants taking part in Free Shipping Day

When it first appeared in 2008, 250 retailers took part in it and its online sales surpassed Black Friday's by $300 million. Last year, the event pulled in almost $1.5 billion in online sales, according to Adobe Insights . Subscribers who are traveling for the holidays, for example, can choose two-day or overnight shipping to make sure their orders arrive before Christmas Eve - and save up to $10 per expedited delivery charge.

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Pegasus rocket launches from underside of plane

The Pegasus rocket, which is carried to an altitude of 39,000 feet (11,888 meters) by an L1011 aircraft and dropped for ignition, is made by Orbital ATK. Weather scientists will then use this information to determine wind speed and storm intensity. The Earth science mission is funded for at least two years, and could be extended.

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US FCC chairman to step down, handing GOP a majority

Republican Commissioner Ajit Pai is expected to be named acting chairman when Trump takes office, but the president-elect and his transition team have not given details on the makeup of the FCC under the new administration. "I am deeply grateful to the President for giving me this opportunity", Wheeler noted in a statement . Until today, the only question was whether Wheeler would remain on the commission temporarily in order to preserve a 2-2 split between Democrats and Republicans.

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Apple's 'AirPods' won't be available for Christmas

However, it was evident as the months went on that there were a few issues, and now that we are in December, Apple finally released their new wireless headphones. The cable-free earbuds are the first to feature Apple's new proprietary W1 chip, that makes for nearly instantaneous pairing with Apple devices and knows both when the AirPods are in your ear and when you start using a different Apple device.

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Meagan Good to star in 'Foxy Brown' series produced by husband

Originally played by the legendary Pam Grier in the 1974 film, the badass female hero defined a generation of women who finally saw themselves onscreen not needing the protection of a man. "The series is being written by Malcolm Spellman ('Empire) and Ben Watkins ( 'Hand of God "). Drew Comins will serve as a co-executive producer. In addition to starring, Good will serve as producer for the series with her husband, producer Franklin, will executive produce via his Franklin ...

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Titles Announced For Godzilla, Pacific Rim Sequels

As Collider noted , set photos of John Boyega have seen him in character rushing through the ruins of of Kaiju attacks, while first film director Guillermo Del Toro still teased that with no more monsters to fight and a surplus of Jaeger technology lying around, a new war might have broken out.

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Shenmue III Pre-Orders for PC Going Live on Thursday

Shenmue 3 is the true sequel to the classic open world action RPG games, Shenmue and Shenmue 2. Boom! So we know that soon after new year celebrations we can look forward to new footage of Shenmue III . My life has become Shenmue both day and night, and I'm happy'. There's still a good chance that Shenmue III won't be out in 2017, but there is clearly still progress being made.


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