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Mars Liquid Water Mystery Stumps Curiosity

At a time when Carbon dioxide levels in the Martian atmosphere were between 10 and 100 times less than required for surface temperatures to be warm enough for liquid water, Gale Crater was probably like a glacial lake surrounded by partially or seasonally frozen large chunks of ice, Fairén added.

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Aquarium euthanises world's oldest fish

Help make The Marshalltown better today! The aquarium acquired him from the Sydney Aquarium in Australia during a 1933 collecting expedition in preparation for the 1933-34 Chicago World's Fair. Lungfish can live up to 100 years and are a protected species in Australia. Shedd Aquarium said the fish was seen by more than 104 million people during its time in Chicago.

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Twitter Introduces 'Safe Search' And Other Tools Targeting Abuse

Now, Twitter is vague on the details around what these "steps" actually are (presumably to prevent people from circumventing them), but the move appears to be targeted at some of the site's worst offenders. Twitter, by default, will soon show what it has judged as the most relevant replies to a tweet. Similarly, when users click the dropdown under a tweet to see replies, potentially abusive and low-quality tweets will be collapsed.

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Is Apple going to sell used iPhones in India?

If this time Indian government accepts Apple's proposal to sell used iPhones in India, then Apple will be the first company that will be given the permission to import and sell second hand devices in India. This year's alleged iPhones are expected to be comprised of two iPhone series. The outlet adds that Apple is making sure that their supplies for the iPhone 8 will satisfy the anticipated demand when it gets released.

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Long term Growth Analysis of QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM)

The joint venture will enable Qualcomm's RFFE Business Unit to deliver RF front-end (RFFE) modules and RF filters into fully integrated systems for mobile devices and fast-growing business sections, such as Internet of Things (IoT), automotive applications, connected computing, and more.

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Next 'Hearthstone' expansion heads to a dinosaur-filled jungle, leak suggests

Judging by its regular schedule of add-on releases, Hearthstone is due for a new expansion announcement and release in the next couple of months. The leak comes from a resume for voice actress Lani Minella, where Hearthstone: Lost Secrets of Un'Goro is listed as part of her voice work portfolio.

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Dodge Durango SRT: Showing Off With Its 475 Horsepower

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles did not release pricing for the 2018 Durango SRT. The Durango SRT isn't what we'd call a complete surprise. This gives you enough power to go from zero to 60 miles per hour in only 4.4 seconds and travel a distance of a quarter mile below 13 seconds.

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Google Is Partnering With H&M's Ivyrevel On The 'Data Dress'

Using Coded Couture , a program that studies a user's lifestyle and daily activities, the user information is then translated that into the production of a bespoke Ivyrevel dress, which is created and fulfilled by the brand. The entire process takes about a week to complete before the dress can be created. Currently, the app is in a closed alpha stage, but later this year, it will launch in beta.

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Scientists spot insatiable black hole and record-breaking buffet

Astronomers that study black holes have sometimes observed them gobbling up stars that unwittingly pass their way. Supermassive black holes are found at the centers of nearly all large galaxies in the observable universe. The decade-long tidal disruption event observed by UNH astronomers was 10 times longer than all previously measured TDEs. "For most of the time we've been looking at this object, it has been growing rapidly", James Guillochon of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for ...

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Samsung Pay coming to India with American Express as launch partner

The device is also expected to follow the iPhone 7 Plus by including a dual-camera setup. The fingerprint sensor of the S8 will be located on the back of the phone. However, the big news is another leak, which speaks about the new Samsung digital assistant "Bixby" which is expected to debut in the new smartphone.

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Apple Releases iOS 10.3 Beta 2

Apple iOS 10 .3 is an awesome release that's fully loaded with new exciting features. Xcode's debugging, simulator, organizer, FileMerge, and testing areas received various small improvements described in the release notes attached to your Apple Developer account.

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Asus Zenfone 3s Max With 5000mAh Battery Launched At Rs. 14999

The phone has reverse charging technology which makes it capable of charging other phones like a power bank. Another smartphone has just joined the market for buyers in India in the form of the Asus Zenfone 3S Max (ZC521TL). The latest smartphone from Asus comes with a 5.2-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display and features a 2.5D contoured edge. Internal storage: The phone comes with 32GB of internal memory which is further expandable by up to 2TB via a hybrid microSD card slot.

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Japan 'Space Junk' Mission Fails in Attempt to Tether Trash

There's a lot of space junk orbiting Earth and it could make future space travel impossible. The hope was that the clutter - built up after more than five decades of human space exploration - would eventually enter the Earth's atmosphere and burn up harmlessly before it had a chance to crash into the planet.

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Safer Internet Day reminder to be cautious online

Across the United Kingdom, hundreds of schools and organisations join together to raise awareness of online safety issues and run events and activities. Supt Bennett said: "As a force we regularly go into schools to speak directly to children about the dangers and the darker side of using the internet".

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Wagon body style added to 2017 Opel Insignia range

Those volumes give the new Insignia Sports Tourer a larger boot than the Ford Mondeo Estate, although the 520-litre seats-up capacity is unchanged from the outgoing auto and the Skoda Octavia Estate has 100 litres more room. To give an extra impression of space inside, a panoramic glass sun roof will be available as an option. The Australian version has been revealed simultaneously as the new NG-generation Holden Commodore Sportwagon, for which initial specs have been confirmed to encompass ...

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Implement mechanism to verify mobile users: SC to Centre

According to statistics, only less than 10 percent of the Indian phone subscribers hold post-paid SIM cards and it is the easy availability and less stricter process of purchasing prepaid SIM cards that makes keeping track of owners hard. In light of demonetization, a lot of consumers have moved to a cashless mode of lifestyle which includes paying through mobile wallets and digital payments apps.

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Marco Rubio, Nancy Pelosi and More Politicians Slam Trump's Praise of Putin

In particular, the reporter called President Putin a " killer ". "I say it's better to get along with Russian Federation than not", Trump told O'Reilly. During an appearance on Fox's "The O'Reilly Factor", Trump downplayed Putin's reputation. "Well, I think when you're at the beginning of an administration, you really don't want to go out and start attacking people that you're going to have to work with", Fischer said .

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Volkswagen faces new front on emissions legal action

Deutsche See is one of Germany's major fish and seafood firms producers. In the meantime Bremerhaven, Germany-based Deutsche See, which have leased about 500 cars from VW, said it had failed to reach an out-of-court settlement. Volkswagen has admitted in September 2015 to employing a "defeat device" to make its vehicles cheat in emissions tests. Managing director of Deutsche See Egbert Miebach said "We are deeply disappointed with VW and feel we have been deceived, as the jointly ...

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Why Your Favourite Chocolate Bars Could Be About To Shrink

While re-sizing seems like an easy answer, companies are now looking at reformulation, ingredient substitution and new technologies. Just a few months ago, Nestle announced it was patenting research into reducing sugar. They added: 'We have been an active partner in the consultation on the Childhood Obesity Plan and the sugar reduction targets and look forward to seeing the output of this in March.

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Rejected Super Bowl ad features border wall ... with a door in it

While the original edit concluded with the pair encountering a massive, concrete border wall, Fox asked the company to edit the ending into something more ambiguous, according to executives from 84 Lumber and the agency behind the ad. Trump's coiffure. The full ad , which apeared on the company's website , ends with the mother crying when she and her daughter reach the U.S. -Mexico border and they encounter a border wall.

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World of Warcraft Gold Farming Can Go Toward Other Blizzard Games

Blizzard has changed the way the WoW Token works. Blizzard now lets players convert in-game gold from World of Warcraft into Battle.net credit that can be used across other Blizzard titles, including the popular Overwatch and Hearthstone , the company announced on Monday.

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New York Times Makes Up Stories About Me

Now, The New York Times is alleging that President Trump wasn't even fully aware of what he was doing when he signed the 2,100-word memorandum that appointed Bannon to the council. [White House chief of staff Reince] Priebus told Mr. Trump and Mr. Bannon that the administration needs to rethink its policy and communications operation in the wake of embarrassing revelations that key details of the orders were withheld from agencies, White House staff, and Republican congressional leaders like ...

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Knesset passes historic law legalizing 4000 homes in Judea and Samaria

The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, said in a statement the law would have "far reaching legal consequences for Israel and greatly diminish the prospects for Arab-Israeli peace". In addition, Israel has built more than 120 authorized West Bank settlements, housing about 400,000 people, that it considers legal and that most countries do not.

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Vizio Settles With FTC in Precedent-Setting Smart TV Privacy Lawsuit

The company never received consent from consumers to gather that information, which it then allegedly would sell to third-party companies. The FTC announced on Monday that it has settled with Vizio for spying on owners of the company's television sets.

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South Africa tries to limit crop damage from armyworm pest

These were caterpillars that had to pupate and emerge as moths before a positive identification could be done, the department said. This is the first time the crop-damaging pest has been detected in Africa's biggest grain producer. "This invasive species is now a serious pest spreading quickly in tropical Africa and with the potential to spread to Asia". This pest is originally native to South and Central America and also occurs in the southern states of the USA and uses wind currents to ...

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Watch Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron in 'Baywatch' Super Bowl Trailer

When his co-star, The Rock, asks him what he's wearing, he comes back with the flawless response: "Freedom". Baywatch made its name with slow-mo shots of Pamela Anderson's character CJ Parker running along the beach. While GoT's winter speaks about awful things and bloodbath, Baywatch's "Summer is Coming" brings to mind beach, bikinis and surf. Alessandra Daddario , Charlotte McKinney , and Hannibal Buress also star.

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE): Up to Date Analyst Ratings

A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of HPE. A SVP, Controller & PAO in the company, Ricci Jeff T, disclosed a transaction on Thursday December 15, 2016 that ended up generating $495,001 from the sale of 20,847 shares at $23.78 per share.

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Google Home's Super Bowl Ad Exposes a Big Flaw

Voice-activated personal assistants are growing in popularity, with online retailing giant Amazon also fielding a similar device called Echo. "That @Google home trailer made my google home have a meltdown", one disgruntled user wrote. As these things become more commonplace, it will be interesting to see if companies design ways to avoid inadvertently interacting with smart speakers when airing commercials.

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BSNL announces special 3G mobile Internet pack at Rs 36 per GB

Under the Rs291 plan, a customer will get four times more data at 8GB with a validity of 28 days against 2GB earlier . In a landmark decision, the prevailing 3G mobile internet rates offered by BSNL has been reduced by about three-fourths.

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Apple Sees Its First Annual Shipment Drop in China

For 2016, iPhone sales in China totaled 44.9 million units, which represented a loss of 23 percent year over year. At the same time, Chinese smartphone vendors saw their market share rise, with the share belonging to the top four Chinese vendors going from 46 percent in 2015 to 57 percent in 2016.

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Nintendo Switch: Best Buy Has More To Offer Once More

They recently released a new commercial online; the same commercial will be shown at football's biggest event of the year. Perhaps Nintendo really does intend to keep the 3DS going strong along side the Switch, which would be a welcome result to fans.

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Snapchat to Debut BBC 'Planet Earth II' Show Promoting TV Series

Sadly Sir David Attenborough has not made the cut. Each episode will tell a Planet Earth II story, with new storylines and never-before-seen footage from the TV series. Said codes can also be used to watch episodes after they were removed from the Discover section. The main " Planet Earth II " series, produced by the BBC, already aired in the United Kingdom, and it is debuting in the USA on february 18 .

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Blizzard is against using mouse and keyboard on console

One fan was expressing that FPS (First Person Shooters) are not in any case made for consoles. Overwatch developer Blizzard has has issued a warning to players who use mouse and keyboards on PS4 and Xbox One. For their part, the folks at Blizzard said they'll change their tune about keyboards if console makers ever introduce support for them out of the box.

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PS4 set to get external USB hard drive support in next update

Aside from "Boost Mode", the upcoming firmware update version 4.50 also adds support for external HDD to all PS4 models, remodeled menus, and will enable players to watch 3D Blu-rays in PlayStation VR. Games that aren't locked to a certain FPS setting might see improved framerates and shorter loading times, according to a report by The Verge . The PlayStation 4 Pro, in its initial launch, was priced $400 and is a hundred bucks more expensive than the standard PS4.

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Meteor lights up morning sky across Wisconsin

The American Meteor Society has received more than 170 reports of a fireball crossing the Wisconsin sky around1:25 AM. As many slept either in the sadness or joy of the Patriots winning another Super Bowl, lucky Chicagoans who happened to be awake around 1:30 a.m.


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