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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Might Launch Three New iPads Next Week

The report claims that all four new iPads that are due this year will have the "Pro" branding. According to the Japanese blog, the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro will be announced next week, likely on March 20th (in other words, next Monday). According to a new report out of Macotakara , the Cupertino-based company will be giving the current 9.7-inch Pro a mandatory upgrade with a new processor and better graphics performance while keeping the same body from the current-gen.

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Amazon makes it cheaper to host Alexa skills on AWS

This is important because it allows Amazon to incentivize developers to come and build more skills for Alexa and make the voice assistant even better, but it also means that developers won't have as much overhead for developing for Alexa.

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SpaceX wins second GPS III contract award

The Air Force had intended for that mission to be the first opened to competition in roughly a decade. SpaceX won certification from the Air Force in 2015 to compete for military and national security space launches, breaking United Launch Alliance's 10-year monopoly.

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Why Cheerios is offering you free wildflower seeds

The decreasing amount of bee life in the states sparked Cheerios' crusade to help restore bee populations using their Honey Nut Cheerios mascot, Buzz. The company has set a goal of sending out 100-million seeds in increments of 100 seeds per participant completely free to anyone in the nation who signs up.

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Trump opens the door to weaker auto standards

The standards stemmed from a 2012 deal between the Obama administration and the industry that combined in a single set of regulations the rules on vehicle emissions, the Corporate Average Fuel Economy or "Café" standards, and California's state requirements.

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DuckTales And More Return in Capcom's Disney Afternoon Collection

The Collection will retail for £15.99/$19.99/€19.99 when it launches on April 18 for all of the aforementioned platforms. TaleSpin - Take to the skies as rad pilot Baloo in a unique take on the shoot 'em up genre, where you get to change the direction of your plane at any time.

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F1 reacts to Force India's pink livery

Britain-based Formula 1 racing team Sahara Force India on Tuesday unveiled the colour of the vehicle for the upcoming 2017 season, an eye-catching combination of pink, magenta and silver, according to a statement made on their official website.

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Snapchat launches Bitmoji widget chat shortcuts for your homescreen

You need to update to the latest version of the app to get the new widget. If you want the new widget on your iOS device, just head over to the Today widget and then click on "Edit". That move cost Snapchat $65 million, so it makes sense Snapchat would add Bitmoji to the app features. Tapping on the friend Bitmoji automatically opens up a chat with that person.

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New York Joins President Trump's Travel Ban Challenge

A hearing could also come as soon as Wednesday in a third challenge filed by six U.S. states. This new ban will have the same impact as the older version, but is written in a way to avoid challenges by the court. He asked for a hearing on Tuesday. Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Monday that California is joining several other states in a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.

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Adele has a secret Twitter account for her non-PR-approved thoughts

At a concert in Brisbane, Australia, the English singer revealed her social media use hasn't stopped, despite having being banned from using her own official Twitter account. The "Rolling in the deep" star recently sparked speculation she was pregnant with her second child after she posted a picture on Instagram of her singing in a bathroom.

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Democrats Vow Government Shutdown over Trump Border Wall

The government is now being funded through April 28 by a stopgap spending bill that was passed in December. Top Senate Democrats are warning Republicans controlling Congress against adding billions of dollars for President Donald Trump's U.S.

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Spiders Eat More Each Year Than All Humans Put Together

Using data from 65 previous studies, Nyffeler and Birkhofer first estimated how many spiders are now to be found in seven biomes on the planet. The researchers then used two simple models to calculate how much prey all the world's spiders as a whole kill per year.

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Senator: Comey to say whether Federal Bureau of Investigation probing Russia, Trump campaign by Wednesday

Speaking to Politico , Mr Whitehouse said he told Mr Comey that the subcommittee hearing would go ahead on 15 March and that he and Mr Graham would need to be informed of the FBI's actions by then. He also challenged lawmakers to look into the claim. The senators said they would "take any abuse of wiretapping authorities for political purposes very seriously", but said: "We would be equally alarmed to learn that a court found enough evidence of criminal activity or contact with a foreign ...

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March 14th is National Pi Day

Remember 7th grade yet? But some people have even dared to calculate PI to more than one trillion digits beyond the decimal point. Feel free to be irrational if you want, since Pi is an irrational number . Or, if you don't like math, how about a slice of pi to end your day? Of those surveyed, one in five people said they have no idea what pi is. No matter how big or small a circle is, Pi is always the same: 3.14159.

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Next Google Pixel phones reportedly codenamed 'Walleye' and 'Muskie'

The second next-gen Pixel phone codenamed as " Muskie " will be the larger variant, which has not yet been spotted online. Soon, Android phones like Google Pixel and Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, Nexus Player, and Pixel C devices started running on the beta version of Android 7.1.2 Nougat.

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AMD Releases Community Update on Several Ryzen CPU Concerns

We do not believe there is an issue with scheduling differences between the two versions of Windows. In any event, right after the initial glow from the positive reviews subsided, a report in Wccftechclaimed that a bug in the Windows 10 scheduler was responsible for Ryzen performance issues on that platform.

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Energizer Xbox One 2X Charger recalled, burn hazard cited

No injuries were reported. For whatever reason, that, unfortunately, isn't the case with Performance Designed Products' latest Energizer-branded chargers for the Xbox One controllers. There have been over 100,000 units sold within North America from various retail locations such as GameStop, Toys" R " Us and Best Buy as well as online retailers like Amazon.

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Alberta astronomers spot star orbiting closest to black hole

Even though astronomers have known about the binary for several years, it was only in 2015 that the team of scientists from Curtin University and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), found that it was possibly composed of materials being pulled by the black hole from another companion star.

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Airtel Surprise Offer giving away 30GB of data for free

Also, this offer is available only until 15th March, so you have to recharge within the set time so that you can take advantage of the same for 1 year. It's interesting to note how Airtel's latest offer is quite similar to the one Vodafone offered its customers late past year. Companies like Airtel, Vodafone and Idea are trying hard to counter Reliance Jio's latest offer named as Jio Prime through which a user will get free unlimited calls, SMS and 1GB internet per day for Rs 303 per month.

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Boaty McBoatface Embarks On Its First Mission

Research submarine Boaty McBoatface is being sent on its first science mission in Antarctica. Much to the council's chagrin, the plan hilariously and predictably backfired when the name Boaty McBoatface ran away with the vote and emerged triumphant.

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Don't overplay the similarities between Brexit voters and Geert Wilders' Dutch populists

Included among them are Mr Wilders' Party for Freedom, which has run on a ticket that includes banning the Koran and closing down mosques in the Netherlands. Polls - which tend to underestimate right-wing, anti-immigrant support - say Mr. They were protesting a decision by the Dutch government to block two Turkish ministers from visiting the Netherlands .

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Boko Haram factional leader, Al-Barnawi remanded in custody

Boko Haram, the Nigeria-based jihadi movement affiliated with the self-proclaimed Islamic State, has been in decline for more than two years, since it began to lose territory around Lake Chad under joint military pressure from Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon.

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Moto G5 Plus India launch

To recall, the smartphone was launched by the Lenovo at the MWC 2017 event alongside Moto G5. Though with the influx of a wide range of new affordable smartphones, consumers tend to look to replace their smartphones in roughly 12 months or even lesser in some instances.

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Samsung confirms pricing, availability of QLED TV range

And as the name suggests, this TV doubles as a picture frame and becomes a part of your home decor when not in use. Originally showed off at CES, The Frame features a almost bezel-less display and an Art Mode, which instead of the TV falling asleep, the display shows off over 100 different art pieces in 10 distinctive styles, such as landscape, architecture, wildlife and more.

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World's oldest plant-like fossils push back evolutionary timeline 400 million years

THE world's oldest plant-like fossils have been found and could prove that life formed a lot earlier than previously believed. The earliest signs of life on Earth are at least 3.5 billion years old. The researchers said cellular structures preserved in the fossils and their overall shape match red algae, a primitive kind of plant that today thrives in marine settings such as coral reefs but also can be found in freshwater environments.

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Porsche Mission E To Be Offered With A Full Range Of Variants

The Porsche Mission E, stands at the Porsche stand at the 2015 IAA Frankfurt Auto Show during a press day on September 15, 2015 in Frankfurt, Germany. According to Blume, they will begin testing in summer at the start of a planned two year development phase for the new auto. The automaker will use one of three platforms now under development by Volkswagen.

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Lost Moon orbiter found using new radar technique

Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft was about 1.5 meters (5 feet) in height and had orbited the Moon for over 3,400 times since its launching on October 22, 2008. On 2 July 2016, NASA pointed the radar and telescope at a point just above the Moon's north pole. Almost a decade later, NASA has located two unmanned spacecraft orbiting the moon, including India's Chandrayaan-1, which went quiet in 2009.

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World's first glow-in-the-dark frog discovered in Argentina

Those researchers don't know why the polka-dot tree frog is fluorescent yet, but their discovery could lead to a whole new way of studying amphibians. Instead, a set of chemicals they named hyloin-G1, hyloin-L1 and hyloin-L2 that originated from the frog's lymph fluids glowed from beneath the little dude's translucent skin, according to the paper published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences .

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Sean Spicer confronted, called a 'fascist' in live stream from Apple store

Of course Spicy did what most white men who support President TrumPutin do, he made a fucked up and racist-y comment about Chauhan being "allowed" to be in this country. No one wants to be told they're working for a fascist or ruining America (even if it's true). "The country I was born in, the country I was raised in, the country I love despite its flaws", she said.

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Crawford, Kane and Panarin lead Blackhawks over Wild

The game marked the final meeting of the regular season between the teams. The only two shots that beat him were an Eric Staal goal in the first period, and a wicked shot from Mikael Granlund in the third. "No, it was on him", Boudreau said of Dubnyk. "If he didn't think I was ready, or he wants a spark, whatever it is, he's the coach and my job is to be ready to stay in there and battle if I need to".

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'We've got Trump's Tax returns'

Tune in soon if you want to see this horror show play out in real time - 9 p.m. eastern time on MSNBC. Maddow tweeted shortly after 7:30 saying, "We've got Trump tax returns". It also does not specify what years the tax returns cover. Daily Beast columnist and Pulitzer Prize victor, David Cay Johnston, announced a few minutes after Maddow's tweet that he would be the one breaking the story on MSNBC.

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Apple Guilty Of iPhone Price-Fixing In Russia

Notably, the investigation found no evidence of price fixing with respect to the iPhone 7. Regarding the price-fixing case, if a retailer sold an iPhone at an "inappropriate" price, Apple sent emails to those retailers asking them to change it, according to the statement by FAS, written in Russian but translated via Google Translate.

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Wonder Woman Trailer Gets a Little Michael Jackson's "Dirty Diana" Treatment

The trailer for " Wonder Woman " debuted on Saturday and gave viewers a peek into the origins of the superhero, whose real name is Diana Price. We catch a glimpse of her training on the island of Themyscira before meeting Steve Trevor (Pine) and travelling to London to face the dangers of the First World War.

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How to transfer photos from Android to iPhone

Although Eye may be the most convenient amalgamation of Android and iOS we have seen so far, such attempts have been made earlier as well. The world is no stranger to seeing Android run on an iPhone, so this news shouldn't shock anybody.

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Iraqi forces recapture 'over a third' of west Mosul

US-backed Iraqi security forces battling Daesh faced tough resistance from snipers and mortar rounds on Monday as they tried to advance on Mosul's Old City and the Iron Bridge across the Tigris River. Refugees flee from western Mosul as troops work to liberate the city A refugee girl looks into the camera. More than 65,000 fled their homes in the past two weeks alone, according to the International Organisation for Migration.


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