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Uber restarts self-driving passenger pilots in Arizona and Pittsburgh

The company has accused Uber of stealing its LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) design - a technology vital to autonomous cars. At the time of the accident, the Uber vehicle was in self-driving mode. Arizona's governor welcomed Uber with open arms earlier this year after California's DMV revoked the ride-hailing company's auto registrations for not obtaining the proper permits to operate autonomous vehicles.

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Kendall Jenner's protest Pepsi spot prompts online backlash

Immediately, many blasted the ad for appropriating the Black Lives Matter movement. Kendall moving toward the line of police has been contrasted with the photograph of protestor Ieshia Evans moving toward the police amid a Black Lives Matter challenge in 2016.

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Self-healing phone screen can fix itself in 24 hours

Lead researcher Dr Chao Wang combined a polar, stretchable polymer with a mobile, high-ionic-strength salt to create the material with the properties the researchers were seeking. So, instead of opting for the abovementioned non-covalent bonds, the team shifted toward another type of non-covalent bond, i.e., ion-dipole interaction, which is a force between polar molecules and charged ions.

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Hennessey The Exorcist Camaro has 1000hp

The Exorcist is actually a heavily modified 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. It's based on the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, its supercharged 6.2-litre LT4 V8 radically upgraded with a bigger, higher-flowing blower running nearly one bar of boost, high-flow induction and intercooler plumbing, ported factory cylinder heads, a hot cam and long-tube stainless-steel headers.

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Android 7.1.2 Images and OTA Files Now Live

It is recommended that users get the latest Android version with the most recent security update, but if they do not like something, they can return to a previous version without losing the security update. However, for now, only Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones receive the update. The beta version of Android 7.1.2 Nougat was rolled out in January. Gizbot reported that the OTA files of all of these devices can be accessed on Google's website: "Nexus 5X", "Nexus 6P", " Nexus Player ", ...

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Nicola Sturgeon signs climate change agreement with California

But she said she would not decline any invitation to meet him in Scotland. Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon smiles during her introduction before giving a speech at Stanford University Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in Stanford, Calif. While the legislation that created the Scottish Parliament reserved powers over constitutional issues to the UK, Ms Sturgeon argued that "is quite a vague term" and said the issue had never been tested in court.

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Stocks To Invest: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX), Apple Inc. (AAPL)

The share price of the stock plunged -28.86% for the year. The stock gained a consensus recommendation of 2.69 on Zacks Investment Research where the scale runs from 1 to 5, 1 representing Strong buy and 5 showing Strong Sell. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link . During the twelve month it added 40.55% and year to date performance of 0.38%.

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Australia condemns alleged Syria chemical attack

He recalled that the use of chemical weapons is prohibited and that "this global norm must be fully respected and upheld". The U.N.'s Commission of Inquiry for Syria said it had begun investigating the "extremely concerning" reports of "alleged use of chemical weapons".

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Army assesses damage after storm "absolutely smashes" north Australia

Cyclone Debbie has been downgraded to a category one storm, but strong winds and heavy rain continue to batter parts of north-eastern Queensland. A Category 3 storm on the Australian scale typically entails gusts of more than 164kmh. Mr Lama Ghee, 39, arrived at the Ayr shelter with his sister, daughter and three nieces. "I would like to get on the ground as quickly as possible to see how the communities are".

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Tesla delivers record 25000 vehicles during first quarter

The electric cars maker said it delivered just over 25,000 vehicles in the first three months of year, beating analysts' average forecast of 24,200. Although Tesla has yet to manufacture in high volumes, investors are long on Musk as the company prepares to launch the Model 3, which meant to appeal to a broader audience and propel Tesla into the mainstream.

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McConnell Says He Won't Touch Legislative Filibuster

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell confirmed with reporters Tuesday he is confident that he has the votes in his conference to change the precedent on the filibuster of Supreme Court nominees. A small group of Democratic senators, including Sens. Both parties spent much of Tuesday blaming the other. "I am open to conversations about how we might preserve the filibuster".

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Trump signs resolution repealing internet privacy protections

Those rules would have barred internet service providers - not just cable companies, but also wireless data providers - from using or selling highly sensitive user information (including geographic location, health or financial information, Social Security numbers, browsing and app-usage histories) without explicit permission from customers.

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Arlene Foster extends hand of friendship to Gibraltar's chief minister

Downing Street would not comment on whether the government is lobbying the European Union to remove the clause about Gibraltar from its Brexit negotiating guidelines, or whether she accepts Spain will have to agree any terms relating to Gibraltar .

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Lexi Thompson loses ANA Inspiration after being dobbed in by TV viewer

The American, a victor at Mission Hills Country Club in 2014, was hit with a four-shot penalty after being reported by an eagle-eyed television viewer for incorrectly replacing a marked ball in Saturday's third round. Thompson, who won her only major at the same event in 2014, said she was proud of the way she battled back. LPGA rules official Sue Witters said she felt the tour had little choice.

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Tottenham boss Pochettino: Winks will be England star

It means Chelsea's advantage at the top has been cut to seven points and the gap could be reduced even further given they host Manchester City tomorrow, with Tottenham travelling to struggling Swansea . "I think we have to vary the game more", Clement said. "We hope it's not a big issue but it will be hard to play again this season". He has made just 43 appearances in three seasons and missed most of the last campaign after suffering a double leg fracture.

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Conte misses injured Victor Moses

Of course, one poor result does not change the big picture. Their current lead of seven points over Spurs is an enviable position from which to contemplate the tail-end of the campaign which ends in May. "Victor Moses is an important player because he's having a great season, but Pedro played very well in that wing-back position", Conte stated. There are nine games to play and we have to think step by step and at the end if we deserve to win the title I will be very happy.

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The new Samsung Galaxy S8 is out of this world

Samsung is getting rid of the "Edge" distinction and bringing curved sides to all S8 phones. Instead, Samsung is embedding a virtual home button in the display , leaving Apple's iPhones as among the few to sport a distinct home button. There's 12MP rear camera with Dual Pixel technology on the Galaxy S8 series smartphones, while the front camera is 8MP. Also, are there any "must-have" features for the S8 that I need to know about? The facial recognition in the smartphone has proved to ...

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Montana joins others in effort to bolster internet privacy

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 215-205 to repeal privacy rules proposed by the Federal Communications Commission that prevent ISPs from selling their customer's web browsing histories without their consent. The regulation had been scheduled to take effect later this year. Zacharia did further note , however, that Verizon does use "de-identified information" and " aggregate insights" in conjunction with advertisers and third-parties, but obviously that's anonymous ...

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Zelda producer suggests open world gameplay might be here to stay

YouTube channel Great-Bit Arcade found the similarities between Breath of the Wild and Survivor quite striking, deciding to fashion footage on the island to represent the iconic opening video the reality gaming show is famous for. That said, in holding back on advanced tutorials and keeping the goal of the game being "Regain your strength and fight the evil Ganon", you're free to explore in any direction, discover all manner of hidden locations, weapons, quests, puzzle rooms and more.

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YouTube brings 'Go' to India to tackle patchy Internet signals

But till then, the company will analyse whether the app's features find any traction among consumers in India. The app provides a fresh and relevant video recommendation tailored to ones preferences. But with YouTube Go, Google has completely recreated a new app from scratch, created to work where there is zero or poor connectivity. Initially, the app was available to a closed set of users.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Latest Battery and Design Modifications

In addition, the South Korean firm has only a few months to make a splash until rival Apple releases its iPhone 8 later this year. This is the reason why the batteries of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus have been reduced. If you plan on buying the Galaxy S8, I recommend turning this option off entirely, at least if you want to keep prying eyes from opening your smartphone.

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Second-in-command ISIS leader Ayad al-Jumaili killed in Iraqi airstrike

Gen Stephen Townsend told reporters. The statements by the allied forces representative, Joseph Skrock, are surprising as he promised to investigate the causes of the declassification of a video on the deaths of civilians, stated MINDEF Spokesman Igor Konashenkov.

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Coachella 2017 Weekend One Will Be Live Streamed Online!

Additionally, for the first time cameras will be present inside the underground dance-music Yuma tent. Highlights of Weekend 1's performances will be available through a video-on-demand hub. While the schedule tool on YouTube will automatically switch the stream when a preselected artist hits the stage, you can also opt-in for browser alerts.

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Fox thrives despite scandals involving O'Reilly and Ailes

The South Korean firm is "reallocating them (to other Fox programmes) due to the recent and disturbing allegations", a statement read . We take our duties as a responsible advertiser seriously, and seek to partner with organizations who share our company culture and philosophy of respect for all people.

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Cowboys' Jerry Jones releases statement upon Tony Romo's retirement

Looks like Tony Romo is heading to the Super Bowl after all. It was clear the Texans were in on Romo if he was released but were unwilling to part with a draft pick to land him for the upcoming season. Romo holds franchise records for the Cowboys in passing yards with 34,183, touchdowns with 248, and completion percentage with 65.3. With sentiment for Romo at an all-time high, as it should be for the 14-year veteran in Dallas, questions will undoubtedly arise about a possible candidacy ...

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Which Bugs Are Fixed On Pixel, Nexus Devices With Android 7.1.2?

You can find the April security patch available through Rogers, and it brings VoLTE support and also the same build as all global devices. Elsewhere, all the mobile devices get a new roaming indicator in the status bar, and there is a new battery usage alert service to let you know when an app is sucking too much power .

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Part of state at risk for severe storms, National Weather Service says

In most of Georgia, forecasters say damaging winds will begin in the morning and extend into the afternoon. Large hail producing storms will be the primary threat with the early morning round . The Midlands could see very strong tornadoes spread out across the area. Threats include tornadoes, destructive straight-line winds, heavy downpours and hail.

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Tesla reports a record number of vehicle deliveries

Not everyone had expected that Tesla will be able to deliver 25,000 cars in the quarter with more than 4,500 in transit and will be delivered in the second quarter. In the quarter, Tesla delivered around 25,000 vehicles. The number represents a significant 69 percent increase over the same quarter in 2016, and a more modest 12 percent increase from the October-December 2016 quarter.

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South African markets fall sharply after S&P downgrade

Despite the significant effort by business, working with treasury, other government departments and organised labour over the past 18 months to ensure that South Africa retains its investment grade rating, the irrational and unexplained decision by President Zuma to restructure cabinet has precipitated this crisis.

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NASA's Cassini Mission Prepares for 'Grand Finale' at Saturn

Using the gravity from one of Saturn's moons, NASA plans to slingshot Cassini into a new orbit between the planet and its rings. To avoid any chance that hitchhiking Earth microbes still alive on Cassini could contaminate any potential living organisms on Enceladus, NASA plans to crash the spacecraft, which is running out of fuel, into Saturn on September 15.

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Comedic Sandbox-Style game Lego City: Undercover now available for Xbox One

The game has launched today for these platforms in North America (it will launch in Europe this Friday). It follows Chase McCain, undercover police officer and Lego disguise expert, as he tracks down public enemy number one Rex Fury. No such luck. Nintendo World Report compared Lego City Undercover's load times on the Wii U and Switch, and the results weren't promising. LEGO CITY Undercover brings together witty, original storytelling with signature LEGO humor to create a ...

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British police investigate reason behind London attack

Police are investigating whether Masood, who killed four people outside Britain's Parliament, used the encrypted messaging service WhatsApp moments before driving across Westminster Bridge on high speed mowing down pedestrians on Wednesday.

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Aonuma Says Open World Is the Future of Zelda

The devs created a new dynamic physics engine that's incredibly realistic. Now according to Zelda producer and manager Eiji Aonuma , the franchise will continue the legacy that Breath of the Wild started: "I think that in the future, open-air (open-world) will become a standard form", Aonuma said in a recent interview with Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu .

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Chelsea stumble at home to Palace

Benteke added: "It was important to win today but there's a long way to go and we have a hard trip to Southampton next". "We have tried to keep this position". Since his return to the Bridge, David Luiz has been every inch the model defender, but the centre-back had a degree of culpability for both Palace goals, being on the missing list for Wilfred Zaha's equaliser and then failing to deal with Christian Benteke in the build up to what was the victor for the visitors.

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Android 7.0 Nougat delayed for Samsung Galaxy A3, A5 and A7 2016

The Galaxy S8 design opens up "new ways to experience the world", said Samsung Mobile Communications president DJ Koh in a statement. The traditional physical home button has also been removed from the front face of the new Samsung phones in favor of a screen-integrated, pressure-sensitive control area.


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