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The flying Bat Bot can swoop and dive like the real thing

Mechanical engineers in the USA have made a new autonomous flying machine dubbed Bat Bot. Ramezani developed the prototype with his advisors Soon-Jo Chung - now an associate professor of aerospace at Caltech - and Seth Hutchinson at IL. It was then covered in a soft but strong silicone skin. One of the key challenges was to create wings that change shape while flapping, the way a biological bat's do.

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Under Armour All-American DE K'Lavon Chaisson commits to LSU

K'Lavon Chaisson would have helped with Texas' number one area of need - the defensive line. While the Gators managed to make an appearance in Chaisson's final three, many would agree his recruitment had always been a battle between the Longhorns and Tigers.

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Trump asks for prayers for Arnold Schwarzenegger's ratings at National Prayer Breakfast

Moved by Black's remarks, Trump lauded him. " Arnold is praying that President Trump can start improving his own approval ratings, which were the worst in history for an incoming president, by taking his job seriously and working inclusively ", Daniel Ketchell, the spokesman, told ABC News .

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Matthew McConaughey: Time to embrace fact Trump is president

People is quick to point out that it's unclear when McConaughey's rallying call to action was filmed-though The Andrew Marr Show tweeted McConaughey's interview on January 29, the second full day of Trump's Muslim travel ban. "Even those that strongly disagree with his principles and things he's said and done, no matter how much you disagreed along the way it's time to think of how constructive you can be".

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Zuckerberg sees video as a 'mega trend'

This set-top box app story, from The Wall Street Journal , comes with the next obvious move: licensing long-form premium TV programming content. We don't know which way the Facebook video push will swing, but if it's a mash-up of several types of content, they're going to have a hard time defining and positioning themselves to advertisers, who are now their main source of income.

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Pyongyang's 'Provocations' Reason for THAAD Deployment in S Korea - Pentagon

Mattis, in his first trip overseas as Pentagon chief, vowed to strengthen ties in talks with South Korean Prime Minister and acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn. The North appears to have also restarted operation of a reactor at its main Yongbyon nuclear facility that produces plutonium that can be used for its nuclear weapons program, according to a United States think-tank, 38 North.

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Former 'I'm a Mac' Actor Justin Long Joins New Huawei Ad Campaign

In fact, Grizzel says the original concept "was a much more emboldened approach to call out the previous relationship with Apple", but that Long and the client encouraged them to find "a nice middle ground where that idea is inferred as opposed to explicitly stated".

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In bid to remove 'space junk', Japan adds more to it

Initially, the plan was for the tether to deploy from the cargo ship, which delivered supplies to astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The Kounotori Integrated Tether Experiments (KITE) aim is to test the technology behind propelling the cable into space.

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Beyonce pregnant with twins

The pregnancy news comes less than a year after the couple, who Wednesday in 2008, was dogged by rumours of an impending divorce, after Beyonce released her groundbreaking album and accompanying short film Lemonade, which detailed a relationship's ups and downs.

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Accident victim pleads for help, onlookers click photos instead

What could be said about the reaction of a crowd that gathers around the victim of a road accident, shooting photographs and videos of him lying in a pool of blood instead of rushing him to the nearest hospital? Two horrific incidents in Karnataka in the last few days highlighted the public's apathy or hesitation - call it what you will - in situations where their fellow citizens needed swift help on the road.

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AT&T Touts 5G, SDN in New Network Platform

This showcase markets will start out with theoretical peak speeds of 400Mbps. As for 5G itself, AT&T began testing the next-gen wireless data network previous year, and plans to conduct field trials in Austin and Indianapolis over the next few months.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 Cloud To Rival Google's ChromeOS

A Microsoft spokesperson told ZDNet that the firm has "nothing to share" regarding Windows 10 Cloud, but ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley believes that Microsoft might debut the new edition of its OS at the annual Build conference for developers in May.

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GOP Sens. Collins, Murkowski say they'll vote no on Betsy DeVos nomination

Any hope of that happening through Toomey was buried Wednesday afternoon when a spokeswoman said the senator thinks DeVos is a "great pick". Collins called it a "very hard decision", but repeated that she was "troubled and surprised" by DeVos's apparent lack of familiarity with federal law related to students with disabilities.

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IPhone Sales Fuels Renewed Apple Growth

The Apple Watch did well, too, with Apple saying that the Watch had its best-ever quarter and that Apple couldn't make enough to meet holiday demand. Looking forward to the second quarter, Apple expects revenue between $51.5 billion and $53.5 billion. The Cupertino-based company saw revenue for the quarter increase to $78.4 billion, a rise of nearly $3bn from the quarter before.

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Security Planning for Houston Super Bowl in Works for Years

You could not ask for a better matchup in a Super Bowl, with the Falcons offense ranking number one in the National Football League scoring 33.8 points per game and the Patriots defense ranking number one in the National Football League, allowing only 15.6 points per game.

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Sanmina Corp. (SANM) Is Rising After Q1 Earnings Surpassed Expectations

Sanmina-SCI Corporation has 73,420,000 shares which are now outstanding with shareholders and have a price of 37.25 bringing Sanmina-SCI Corporation's market capitalisation to 2.73B United States dollars. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 190,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,753,200. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

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Apple Crushes Fiscal Q1 Estimates, Stock Jumps Late

Apple services revenue grew strongly, led by record customer activity on the App Store, Cook said. Also, the rumor mill has been swirling like insane lately, as analysts and Apple insiders are predicting that 2017 will be a big year for the iPad.

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Donald Trump Encourages Republicans to "Go Nuclear"

FULL VIDEO: President Donald Trump announces SCOTUS pick Neil Gorsuch Gorsuch still has to get through committee hearings and possible move by democrats to filibuster his nomination. U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., said Gorsuch was appointed in 2006 to his current position without one dissenting vote. As a judge in Denver, Gorsuch has mainly handled run-of-the-mill insurance and contract disputes.

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Trump picks his Supreme Court nominee: Neil Gorsuch

Michael Bennet of Colorado, did not meet with Gorsuch on Wednesday but is expected to do so at a later date. We'll look at the nominee and confirmation battle ahead. Outlining his legal philosophy, Gorsuch said: "It is the rule of judges to apply, not alter, the work of the people's representatives". We hope Democrats choose to treat Gorsuch's nomination with the respect due to the court as well as the presidency as coequal branches of government - doing their constitutional duty in ...

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Why are frog's tongues so sticky?

This frog was clearly an expert at gaming; the speed and accuracy of its tongue could rival the thumbs of texting teenagers. A globule of frog spit , stationary on a surface, has a thick snotty consistency. The tongue of the frog is unique. The magic, or science rather, here is the frog's saliva. Instead, the tongue itself secretes the saliva. Noel explained that it is due in part to a number of long-chain proteins contained in the frog's saliva, which cause it to be more mucus-like ...

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Will the Super Bowl Succumb to the Political Divide?

Dimitroff and I sat down in Houston , where his team had recently arrived for a week of Super Bowl practice. Brady's parents have hardly attended his games this season. The Patriots will win but it won't be a blow out or a high-scoring game. "I was happy to come back, happy that Bill [Belichick] made me come back and I'm just trying to make the best of the opportunity now".

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Post Launch Sniper Elite 4 Multiplayer Maps And Modes Will Be Free

The trailer gives you a detailed breakdown of the game's story, setting, gameplay features, and modes - all supported with in-game footage. The trailer also reveals that Sniper Elite 4 will play host to the largest Sniper Elite maps featured in the series thus far.

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Waymo says its self-driving cars saw 'four-fold' improvement past year

Waymo also tunes the system and its test engineers to err on the conservative side in terms of making the call to disengage, which makes the low rate for 2016 even more impressive. Waymo reported that its fleet drove itself more than 635,000 miles with 124 safety-related "disengagements", which must be reported when the technology fails or the backup driver takes control out of concern the auto is malfunctioning.

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President Trump Orders New Limits on Regulations

The listening session, on the other hand, was organised as planned. No mention is made of Trump's other, younger cybersecurity adviser. On Sunday Iran conducted its first ballistic missile test since President Trump assumed office earlier this month.

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Boston Dynamics adds wheels to its already chilling robots

Say hello to Handle, the latest robot to be developed by the Google-owned Boston Dynamics. Because someday it will be given the ability to handle objects, a feature set that makes the robot even cooler and more terrifying to consider. "It can carry a reasonably heavy load on a small footprint and it's basically an exercise in seeing if we can do something like the humanoid that has less degrees of freedom but eventually could be less expensive but still have significant capability".

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The McLaren P14 will have its own 'drift mode'

McLaren's new supercar to replace the 650S is now just a little more than a month away, although photos have already surfaced. The new system uses 12 more sensors than it did on previous Super Series models, including an accelerometer on each wheel hub, reading inputs from the road while measuring tire contact patch.

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Here's How Microsoft Will Improve Edge in Creators Update

As per a new report, Microsoft is eyeing to take on the Chromebooks with its latest Windows 10 Cloud OS. "Defender is the only one I know of that hasn't broken Chrome's security mechanisms", he continued, praising Windows Defender for working correctly with third-party software.

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AMD's new Ryzen CPUs might not arrive in 6-core version

For those who thought that they would be able to get their hands on the new AMD Vega GPUs early 2017, sorry for the disappointment but it is what it is. Dr. Su said there is "no question" that Ryzen will layer on top of its existing processors and compete well with Intel's Core i7 and Core i5 range of processors.

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Facebook Follows Instagram, Steals From SnapchatFacebook has adopted a Snapchat innovated feature

In recent months, Instagram has turned copycat in nabbing a similar "Stories" feature that Snapchat was at the vanguard for as well as trying to shoot a mortar at Facebook's "Live Video" feature by launching their own. Facebook will be giving the feature a key placement at the top of its mobile app, and according to Ingram, the move is intended not only to cut into Snapchat's market but to also encourage people to use Facebook more when taking videos and photos.

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AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) (ABC) Rating Increased to Overweight at Morgan Stanley

According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for AmerisourceBergen Corporation is 38.6 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 39.46 Billion. Leerink Swann cut AmerisourceBergen Corporation (Holding Co) from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating and set a $75.00 price objective on the stock.in a research report on Friday, November 4th.

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Dropbox Paper No More a Beta Product; Launches New Synchronization Tool

File-hosting service Dropbox has announced the launch of a range of products created to help teams improve their collaboration, productivity and creativity. " Paper " is a way in which Dropbox is trying to divert business from its competitors Microsoft and Google to itself. Arguably more interesting, though, is Dropbox Smart Sync.

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SpaceX gets new launch order, targets mid-February for next satellite launch

NASA's GRACE-FO was originally slated to launch using a Dnepr rocket before it signed for a SpaceX Falcon 9 ride. When these satellites are commissioned, Iridium will be able to deliver enhanced L-band satellite communications services to shipping.

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The Westminster Dog Show Is Adding Cats This Year

Also taking part in this year's festivities? They can compete among as many as 202 breeds and varieties for the coveted Best in Show award. "I am calling for a total and complete shutdown of cats entering the Westminster Dog Show until reps can figure out what the hell's going on", reads one tweet.

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Google, Apple and Microsoft join Silicon Valley to slam Trump's immigration ban

It also bars all refugee admissions for 120 days - and Syrian refugees indefinitely. CEO Tim Cook says his company had no choice but to file a lawsuit against Qualcomm ( QCOM ) because the mobile chipmaker was overstepping its legal bounds.

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'Firehose' Lava Flows In Hawaii Creating Hazardous Conditions

Experts say that temperatures of the 1-2 wide stream of lava can reach up to as high as 220 degrees. The video, shot by John Tarson of Epic Lava Tours at a safe distance, shows a couple of tiny figures climbing on the steep cliff near the Kamokuna ocean entry.


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