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India's 'Lost' Chandrayaan-1 Found Orbiting Moon

Chandrayaan-1's orbit profile. But after a few more trips around the moon, who knows where it might have gotten to? The latter, which was much more hard to find due to its small size (about 5 feet on each side), had been considered lost. Marina Brozovic, a radar scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, "We have been able to detect NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) and the Indian Space Research Organization's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft in lunar orbit with ...

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John Carmack sues ZeniMax for $22.5 million

The legendary game developer's suit is not related to the current battle between Oculus Rift and Zenimax, who are fighting over a $6 Billion trade secret lawsuit which was partially won by Zenimax to the tune of $500 Million. In February, a jury sided with ZeniMax in that case. Well, it seems the conflict between Oculus and ZeniMax is still ongoing. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified during the three-week trial saying "the idea that Oculus products are based on someone else's ...

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China developing manned space mission to the moon: State media

Zhang Bainan, the China Aerospace Science & Technology Cooperation's chief designer of manned spacecraft, told reporters that the new spacecraft would be able to operate in both low orbit of Earth and Moon landing missions. Although, China was a late entrant in the field of crewed spacecraft - with its debut in 2003 by sending its first man into space - it has proven its ability by showing rapid growth since then.

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DRS controversy: BCCI files official complaint against Steve Smith, Peter Handscomb

But following the meeting between CA CEO James Sutherland and BCCI CEO Rahul Johri at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai on Thursday (which had been arranged prior to the second Test), the series hosts withdrew their complaint to the ICC. "The ICC has considered both incidents in the context of this match and concluded it will be taking no further action against either player", ICC had said in a statement.

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Tesla launches Powerwall 2, promises to end Australia's power woes

The conversation came after similar remarks from Lyndon Rive, Tesla's vice-president for energy products, who said earlier in the week that his company would commit to solving South Australia's energy issues with 100 to 300 megawatt hours of battery storage.

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EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Questions Basic Facts About Climate Change

Data released in January by NASA and the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration found that the planet's rising temperature has been "driven largely by increased carbon dioxide and other human-made emissions in the atmosphere". Mr Pruitt instead insisted that officials needed "to continue the debate" on the issue. The branch of the US Environmental Protection Agency in charge of creating science-based clean water standards no longer has the word "science" in its mission ...

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Randeep Hooda- Trolling is Wrong

Hooda had supported Sehwag's view on the matter. Asked about him being criticised for calling Gurmehar a political pawn, the actor said, "I am against the idea of politicising anyone's opinion". "A young person like her I am sure it would have been very traumatic". The "Highway" star said when he re-tweeted a tweet by Sehwag, it was purely because he found it amusing and didn't even know "who the girl was" so he laughed it off.

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Unannounced Motorola Flagship Bearing Snapdragon 835 Has Been Leaked in the Flesh

Sprint uses 60MHz worth of its 2.5GHz service spectrum, and both 4×4 MIMO and 256 QAM tech was present as well.In this test sprint uses its Category 16 LTE network for first time. There has been plenty of talk about Gigabit Class LTE already, with other major carriers also looking to make the switch to this newfangled network in the near future.

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BT To Separate Openreach Into Separate Entity After Agreement With UK Watchdog

Openreach owns the pipes and telephone cables that connect almost all businesses and homes in the United Kingdom to the national broadband and telephone network, and rivals have argued that BT has too much of a monopoly over the sector by having full ownership and control.

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Ayaz Sadiq says legislators ashamed over PTI, PML-N brawl

Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Friday expressed that the brawl between members of PTI and PML-N ashamed parliamentarians. The PTI chief took to Twitter to state that PTI members will not share any kind of platform with PML-N MNA Latif.

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Next round of Geneva talks set for March 23 — UN Syria envoy

A crackdown by Assad on pro-democracy protesters in 2011 led to civil war and Islamic State militants have used the chaos to seize territory in Syria and Iraq. US Ambassador Nikki Haley told reporters after the meeting that the new US administration supports the Syrian peace process and wants the talks in Geneva to continue.

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Stardust From 13.2B Years Old Galaxy Sheds Light On Early Universe

Astronomers led by Nicolas Laporte of University College London spotted the ancient stardust using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA ) telescope in Chile. "The detection of dust in the early universe provides new information on when the first supernovae exploded, and hence, the time when the first hot stars bathed the universe in light", the research team noted in an ESO public statement .

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Great Barrier Reef gripped by another mass bleaching event

The 2016 bleaching was more severe in the northern areas of the bio-diverse site. The recurrence of widespread coral bleaching in back-to-back summers indicated there was not enough time between last years extreme heat event for the corals to fully recover, said Neal Cantin from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS).

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India set Australia 188 for win in second test

And with the score moving quickly, at 42 for 1 Australia were perhaps favourites. Runs dried up, the Indian fielders swarmed the two batsmen in the middle and the pressure was palpable. A review would have been futile: he couldn't have been plumber if he'd been wearing a Super Mario costume. Marsh tickled a catch to short leg off Ashwin, and Wade inside edged onto his pad and a catch lobbed up for the diving wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha.

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Google Boosts Data Science Presence With Kaggle Purchase

More than 800,000 data experts use Kaggle to explore, analyze and understand the latest updates in machine learning and data analytics. As noted by The Verge, Google , while offering a competitive platform for potential partners, is still behind Amazon and Microsoft in terms of cloud services.

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Diet Contributes to Many CV, Diabetes Deaths

The majority of these deaths were caused by heart disease (506,100 deaths), followed by stroke (128,294 deaths), and type 2 diabetes (67,914 deaths). Reseachers found that biggest problem was the excessive intake of the salt, which was linked to almost 10 percent of the deaths.

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China commits $3.4B for Philippine infra projects

Former National Security Adviser and former Philippine Navy officer Roilo Golez is calling on the Philippine government "to file a very strong protest against the presence and the visit of the Chinese survey ship in Benham Rise". "There was a plan by the Chinese to build, to reclaim Scarborough Shoal". The Philippines won an worldwide arbitration award a year ago that invalidated China's claims to sovereignty over nearly the entire South China Sea.

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Going Gluten-Free Won't Help You Avoid Diabetes

The findings were presented at an American Heart Association conference in Oregon, United States. Gluten is a type of protein found in wheat and rye that gives bread and baked goods elasticity and a chewy texture. The findings of this recent study, however, suggest that there could be a significant drawback to adopting a gluten-free diet that was not previously known.

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Island puzzle game 'Rime' launches in May for consoles and PCs

RiME is set to release on May 26 for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC; no release date for the Switch announced as of yet. Since then, the game's Spanish developer, Tequila Works, acquired the rights to the game from Sony and secured publishers in Grey Box and Six Foot.

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Galaxy S8 may ship with super-fast face recognition feature

The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are also expected to feature no home button and thin bezels to create more usable screen real estate for the device. "To use the service, you need a compatible device designed for the Nordic market, a Samsung account, a Swedish SIM card and a connected credit/debit card", Samsung adds.

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Block Buying in JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM) on Price Weakness

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding JPM? Pacific Center for Financial Services bought a new stake in shares of JPMorgan Chase & Co. during the fourth quarter valued at about $106,000. If you are accessing this story on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide copyright laws. The correct version of this piece of content can be viewed at ...

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Vimeo Announces Support for 360 Degree Videos

Vimeo is a video-sharing website in which subscribers can upload, distribute, and see videos. 360 video editors know the pain of thinking you're shooting with one lens in one direction, only to bring it into the editor and find that this is not the case and you're facing backwards.

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Senator Marco Rubio-Sponsored NASA Bill Heads To President Trump's Desk

Both the Senate and the House have approved a bill that will send $19.508 billion NASA and sets some very ambitious directives. The bill allocates $19.5 billion in spending for NASA in fiscal year 2017. The bill makes the determination that the technological and scientific goals of the Asteroid Robotic Redirect Mission have not been demonstrated, and requires a report on alternatives to demonstrate the technologies needed for a human mission to Mars.

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Global, US Average Broadband Speeds Accelerate

Data and graphics from the Fourth Quarter, 2016 State of the Internet Report can be found on the Akamai State of the Internet site and through the Akamai State of the Internet app for iOS and Android devices. DE was the nationwide leader for broadband adoption of at least 4 MBPS, with 98 percent of users above 4 MBPS, a 1.9 percent increase over the fourth quarter of 2015.

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"No such thing as absolute privacy in America" — FBI Comey

He said , "We all value privacy, I hope". Ms Cohn explained that "banning United States companies from offering strong security" will send them overseas for a foreign product that is not governed by the USA, which could undermine their cybersecurity protections.

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Andromeda Trophy Rewards Players for Having Multiple Romances

Through Missions , players can gain rewards while playing single-player and multiplayer modes, with the rewards able to be used for both modes. This information only came to light via this particular Help Desk page , which clarifies that Mass Effect: Andromeda's minimum requirements will allow you to play at 1280×720@30FPS on Low settings while the recommended ones are targeting 1920×1080@30FPS on High settings.

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Impact of Brokerage Rating on Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX)

The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) went down -1.13% during trading on the United States exchange when it had traded 8.11M shares.

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Trump Rebuffs Reports of White House Chaos

The latest complaints come days after George Safaris was named the White House's Office of Public Liaison director, the job Scaramucci had been offered in writing and sold his multimillion-dollar business to accept. Ms Trump recently hired NY interior designer Tham Kannalikham, who is known for her "classic" taste. While it isn't clear if Trump intentionally chose to steal the spotlight from his former political opponent by interrupting the tour right when they were looking at her ...

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Why Astoria Financial Shares Are Surging Today

The company has an average rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $23.25. Sterling Bancorp is up 4.46% in the last 3-month period. Shares outstanding are recorded as 101.00 M and total shares floated are 92.15 M. now owns 682,479 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $11,944,000 after buying an additional 62,699 shares during the last quarter.

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Snow seen marching into Lehigh Valley for Friday morning commute

A few things to know: meteorologists say as this batch of precipitation moves in the temperatures will be close to the rain/snow category. "A mix of light rain and snow could produce some minor accumulations in areas where the light snow trumps the light rain", Skeldon wrote .

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Potatoes can grow on Mars

This current experiment takes things even further by simulating more of the Martian environment. Well, you might think the concept to be a fictional story, but in a recent breakthrough, a team of global scientists has succeeded in making what showed in Hollywood fiction movie " The Martian " - potato can be cultivated in Mars.

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Ingraham: New WikiLeaks Release Could Be 'Really Damning' for Central Intelligence Agency

It turns out that the CIA's tools can be used to read encrypted messages sent on otherwise secure apps like WhatsApp, Signal and Telegram. The release included 8,761 documents that it claimed revealed details of "malware, viruses, trojans, weaponized "zero day" exploits, malware remote control systems and associated documentation".

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Caveman menu: Woolly rhino in Belgium, mushrooms in Spain

Scientists got a sneak peek into the kitchen of three Neanderthals by scraping off the plaque stuck on their teeth and examining the DNA. The worldwide team did a genetic analysis of DNA trapped in the dental plaque of four Neanderthals: two from Spy Cave in Belgium and two from El Sidron in Spain.

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Kiran Mazumdar Shaw only Indian woman in self-made billionaires list

This year the richest Indian club has been shrunk by 11 people after the announcement of currency demonetisation from last November. Balakrishna is joined by Nadir B Godrej and Smitha V Crishna. The number of self-made female billionaires around the world has gone up from 42 in 2016; their combined wealth totalling to $129.1 billion as per the latest list.

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IBM researchers store data on individual atoms, could revolutionize hard drives

Electronics get faster, smaller, and (hopefully) more reliable as time passes, but the march towards the miniature only has one logical place to end, and that's at the atomic level. Holmium is a rare earth element and part of the lanthanide series of metallic chemical elements. The magnetic orientation of the atom is changed using electrical current and it's frozen using liquid helium to read/write data.


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