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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Takes a Giant Robot Out for a Spin

It's still unclear what Method-2's goal is on Earth, but so far we've seen it move its giant mechanical arms and take a couple of unimpressive steps. As The Verge reports , the South Korean company Hankook Mirae Technology manufactured the robot, and it's called Method-2.

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ARM announces DynamIQ architecture

Commonly nowadays smart devices ship with multi-core ARM processors in big.LITTLE configuration. DynamIQ takes this a step further by enabling big.LITTLE configurations of up to eight different CPU cores on a single compute cluster for the first time.

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SC stuns Duke to move on to NCAA Sweet 16

It seems the road to the Final Four is tougher to predict than ever - so it's best to take the computer's help. In the season's final game, the Blue Devils surrendered 88 points to a SC team that ranked 124th in offensive efficiency. The momentum began to shift in South Carolina's favor, and Wilson showed everyone that the Gamecocks were still in this thing. The selection committee placed Duke, Winthrop and Charlotte all in the same pod, along with a program with a huge national ...

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Galaxy S8 Bixby assistant will be expanded to all Samsung devices

The user can do touch input or voice commands, so can the Bixby . The technology giant claims that its voice assistant will allow users to weave touch and voice commands with greater efficiency. Samsung says that "completeness", "context awareness" and " cognitive tolerance " are the keys to its success. Samsung accidentally outed its Bixby personal assistant by listing it on the Samsung Pay Beta website.

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Filipino tycoons included in Forbes' list of world's richest

US President Donald Trump saw his rank slide 220 spots on the list to 544, with his wealth now estimated at US$3.5 billion, a decline of US$1 billion from previous year. U.S. President Donald Trump came 544th with assets worth $3.5 billion. 1,371 members were self-made billionaires. Microsoft stock is 27% more valuable than a year ago, but nowadays his Microsoft stock accounts for just 13% of Gates' fortune.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey shoots down Trump's wiretap claims

Napolitano, a graduate of Princeton and Notre Dame, served on the bench from 1987 to 1995. The move would distance Fox News from allegations that the British as well as National Security Agency Director Michael S. Spicer said he could not confirm reports of an upcoming Mar-a-Lago summit in April with Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping . "We're not casting judgment on that".

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Why You Should Take a Moment to Meet Sesame Street's Newest Character

Jeanette Betancourt , an executive with the production company Sesame Workshop , said in a statement Monday. Julia made her debut in a digital storybook in 2015, as part of a larger Sesame campaign to connect with autistic children and their families, Erin Blakemore reported for Smithsonian.com that October.

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IPhone 8 may actually be called the 'iPhone Edition'

Even before last year's iPhone 7 release, rumors began circulating the web claiming that this year's iPhone release, known as the iPhone 8 on the web, would see a dramatic redesign. In a patent spotted by AppleInsider , the Cupertino-based company is looking into some sort of a facial recognition software that allows users to unlock their devices simply by having the phone detect the face of the owner.

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JC Penney Closing Stores But Not in QC

J.C. Penney said the closures are part of its “continuing effort to advance sustainable growth and long-term profitability.”. The J.C. Penney location at Rio Grande Plaza in Rio Grande New Jersey, off of the Garden State Parkway near Wildwood, also wasn't spared.

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Uber president Jeff Jones steps down, cites leadership differences

Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies confirmed on Sunday that its president, Jeff Jones, has resigned. Mr Jones joined Uber from Target Corp, where he was chief marketing officer and is credited with modernising the retailer's brand. "Jones and McClendon are the latest in a string of high-level executives to leave the company". It is rumoured that Jones was annoyed after he was not considered for the role of chief operating office, after the company began looking to hire for the ...

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Andromeda patch released for PC - Now v1.0.0.4

One Allie Rose-Marie Leost was found on Twitter with a bio which read at the time, "Lead Facial Animator on Mass Effect: Andromeda, FX makeup arist, & cosplayer". After getting the desired blueprints, players need to switch to the Development section of the terminal in order to craft new gear or upgrade their already available equipment for better survival in Mass Effect Andromeda .

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Apple might pull a fast one and release new stuff tomorrow

According to Apple's official system status page , which was updated early Monday morning, the company's website will apparently be undergoing maintenance between the hours of 3:00 am and 8:30 am on Tuesday, March 21st - fueling speculation that at least some of those exciting new products could be posted to the online store within that timeframe.

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Colorado Fire Prompts More Than 1000 Evacuation Warnings

Some 250 firefighters backed by water-dropping aircraft are fighting the 62-acre blaze, which is 20 percent contained. "There was minimal spread within the footprint", Cmdr. OEM said no homes or other structures were immediately believed to have been lost. The latest fire started in the Sunshine Canyon area, which is dotted with expensive homes and rustic mountain residences.

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This is The Samsung Galaxy S8: Leaked Pictures and Specs Confirm Everything

However, taking into consideration that currency does not convert directly, it is possible the Galaxy S8 could cost around $799 in the USA, while the Galaxy S8 Plus could cost around $899. On the other hand, Samsung Galaxy S8 will sport some new features like bezel-less display and advanced camera. Samsung surely wants to establish its presence on the 2017 tablet market with this addition to its collection of devices.

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You'll never forget where you parked your auto thanks to Google Maps

With the parking location you can save notes, a time limit (which will also set a timer), and even photos. You already have to keep track of so much during the day, and so your precious brain space ought not be crowded with petty information like where you parked your auto.

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Conservatives just dealt 'Trumpcare' a significant blow

After presenting an initial timeline to advance the AHCA to a full House vote by next week, Ryan also backed off his planned schedule on Wednesday. A good number of moderate Republicans in the House don't want to vote for this (for the very same reason Democrats want a recorded vote) - but frankly, aside from the Freedom Caucus, they would have a hard time passing something that takes away Medicaid benefits or hurts people in their own state (in other words, they can not really support any ...

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Stock's Buzzers: Galena Biopharma, Inc. (GALE)

It represents a security's price that, if achieved, results in a trader recognizing the best possible outcome for his investment. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $8. The company reported revenue of $0 in the same period a year ago. The Moving Average SMA50 is -57.08% while SMA200 is -93.94%. Galena Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ:GALE) holds the market capitalization of $19.96M along with 32.19M outstanding shares.

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Uber Just Lost Its Third Executive In Several Weeks

After Bloomberg published a video on February 28 showing Kalanick berating an Uber driver, he said he would seek "leadership help" and was planning to hire a chief operating officer . These departures add to the earlier executive departures from Uber in 2017. Earlier this month, following a really rather shocking amount of corporate misery, Uber announced that it was searching for a chief operating officer.

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Ex-CIA chief: Trump 'probably should apologize' to Obama over wiretapping claim

National Security Agency director Michael Rogers will also address the hearing later. Trump and the White House have not backed away from the claims, despite intelligence community officials saying Monday there was no evidence such a wiretap existed.

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New York Attorney General Hires Bharara Corruption Prosecutor to Examine Trump Administration

Haren was previously chief counsel to Democratic U.S. Sen. Under U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, Master prosecuted public integrity cases, including the case against former NY assembly speaker Sheldon Silver on corruption charges. "[He] will be working on a wide range of civil and criminal investigations and enforcement matters, including public corruption, complex civil litigation", Soufer said.

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Reliance Jio Complains ASCI Against Airtel about India's fastest network Claim

This news will become a boosting one for Jio as the new entrant is under pressure due to claims by India's top telecom analysts saying that Jio will start losing consumers after becoming paid. Recently Airtel started advertising that it runs India's fastest network. "The results include all mobile tests, regardless of connection technology".

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IPhone SE at Rs 19999 - All you want to know

The cash back offer on the iPhone SE was announced first on Friday, and it will continue till March 31 . Consumers should also know that the offer of Rs 5,000 cashback is not available for American Express debit cards. Despite being a smaller smartphone, it boasts the A9 processor and 12MP iSight camera, which includes Apple's dual-tone flash and the ability to shoot 4K videos.

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Woman Rescued After Jumping Into Lagos Lagoon

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, had said the vehicle and the driver have been taken to Adeniji Adele Police Station for further investigations. Adesina Tiamiyu , LASEMA general manager, however, said that officials of the agency had been deployed to the scene of the incident. The 27-year-old lady, simply known as Mrs.

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Week ahead: House heads for Thursday vote on ObamaCare repeal

Ryan indicated that there might be changes to the GOP healthcare bill by saying, "We think we should be offering more assistance than the bill now does". Ryan said that proposed changes to the health-care system that would occur outside of the bill also would lower payments. "We believe we should have even more assistance".

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Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro to soon be released in India

As per the insight, Samsung Galaxy S8 will be retailed in Europe at €799 and the higher end variant: Galaxy S8 Plus will be price tagged at €899 only. Furthermore Samsung is delivering much bigger displays (5.8-inch and 6.2-inch vs 5.1-inch and 5.5-inch) and is believed to have increased base storage from 32GB to 64GB (plus microSD) which significantly sweetens the price hike.

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Robert Downey Jr. to Star as 'Doctor Dolittle' in New Film

Universal won the rights to the package after a competitive bidding war. Joe Roth and Jeff Kirschenbaum are producing the film for their Roth/Kirschenbaum Films, alongside Susan Downey for Team Downey. The book The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle found the Doctor training a young assistant, Tommy Stubbins, and setting off on an adventure to Spider Monkey Island to rescue his kidnapped friend, Long Arrow.

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Is it time to restore Pluto's status as a planet?

Runyon claims that Pluto is a planet based on the definition and justification of what a real planet they proposed. "A simple paraphrase of our planet definition - especially suitable for elementary school students - could be, 'round objects in space that are smaller than stars", they add.

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Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S8 Launching In China On May 10

It also mentions, "Iris and facial detection capabilities complement each other: phones can rely on iris detection when there's not enough ambient light to recognize facial features". Samsung never tried to mimic Apple in the terms and is expected to hold on to the tradition.Blass also revealed the prices of the DeX docking station, the new Gear VR headset and the Gear 360 camera to be 150 Euros (about Rs 10,500), 129 Euros (about Rs 9,000) and 229 Euros (about Rs 16,500) respectively.

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Samsung Galaxy S8: Everything You Should Know Ahead of Launch

According to Trusted Review , the LG G6 is believed to come with metal unibody design. What is more, make sure that your phone is connected to WiFi before proceeding with the downloading. Well, this will be Samsung's first foray into the dual-camera world, hot on the heels of LG and Huawei. The leaked images also confirm the premium devices will have no Home button in the front.

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Skyrim and Fallout 4 Will Support Xbox Scorpio Capabilities

Xbox Scorpio's features will make its graphics core to be more than capable of going toe-to-toe with today's top-end graphics card, which is the brand-new Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 that has 6.5TFLOPs of performance. You can see the complete list down below. Oh, and you can use Kinect auto-zoom for Twitch, Beam, and Skype. The company is also improving how it is sorting games and apps for Xbox One owners.

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Brazile: Sending Emails to Clinton Camp 'Mistake I Will Forever Regret'

She further explains, "My job was to make all our Democratic candidates look good, and I worked closely with both campaigns to make that happen". But she denied any favoritism against Bernie Sanders' campaign; however, she did write that sending emails to Clinton's team is "a mistake I will forever regret".

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Uber President Only Made It 6 Months Before Resigning

Moreover, Jones's exit comes just six months after he was hired , and according to reports , his decision to leave is directly tied to the company's multiple controversies, including damning charges of sexist workplace abuse and sexual harassment - a whistle blown by a former Uber engineer in a scathing blog post .

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Indian agency issues summons to Zakir Naik

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) attached properties after Naik failed to appear in person before the agency despite four summons served on him. An NIA spokesman said that almost 60 persons had been examined by the probe agency so far which included some of family members of Naik, some of his business associates, some employees and staff of the Islamic Research Foundation as well as Harmony Media Private Limited, founded by the controversial preacher.

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Another security incident at the White House

Police identified him as William Bryant Rawlinson, 58, of Silver Spring, Maryland. The man arrested for claiming he had a bomb in his auto at the White House Saturday night was apparently testing security. This was the first known security incident since Mr Trump took office, although there have been a number of incidents of people gaining access to the White House grounds over the past few years.

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Apple iPad Pro 2017 tablet Series

However, as there is not information about Chinese supplier and media event is not scheduled, part of Japanese analysts predicts that what will be announced next week might be the iPad Pro 2 (9.7-inch). The claim is based on Apple's history of alternating between an "X" version of their chip between the Apple iPhone and the iPad tablet that follows shortly after.


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