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Apple Inc. Secures California Permit To Test Apple Car System

Late previous year, Apple revealed it is investing heavily in autonomous vehicles in a letter asking the government to make it easier to develop self-driving cars. The ride-hailing company Uber is locked in nasty dispute with Google's former vehicle division, now known as Waymo, over Waymo's accusations that a former company executive stole crucial technology that was later used by Uber.

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Pence Tells North Korea: 'The Era Of Strategic Patience Is Over'

He says there was a "period of patience" over the years but "the era of strategic patience is over". Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Seoul, South Korea shortly after the failed missile launch. A submarine missile is paraded across Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea. "Secondly, President Trump has a very different approach to North Korea than President Obama, who practiced what was called 'strategic patience.' Essentially trying to put pressure on ...

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China `Working With Us' on North Korean Issue

Eighty percent of North Korea's trade comes from China. "Treasury does have some choice words for China, accusing it of causing "long-lasting hardship" to American workers". Larry Summers, former U.S. treasury secretary, admitted that the USA government has been wrong all these years trying to push for the appreciation of renminbi, or yuan, while market forces are pushing it down.

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NASA will Livestream Orbital ATK's Cygnus Spacecraft Launch in 360

The 360-degree livestream will be accessible on the NASA Television YouTube channel starting 10 minutes prior to liftoff. Online viewers of Tuesday's rocket launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, will be able to see the launch in a more complete way.

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United pilots "infuriated" by dragging of passenger

Dao has yet to speak publicly on the matter but will when the time is right, said Demetrio, adding that a lawsuit against United is likely. The airline, whose advertising slogan is "fly the friendly skies", was also ridiculed on social media as the incident became a symbol of growing discontent with the way some air passengers are treated.

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Apple on track to test self-driving cars in California

Does that mean Apple is a step closer to introducing its own self driving auto? It means the Cupertino company received permits in the last couple of weeks or so. Not many companies have actually done tests even though they have permits, and this is evidenced by the lack of "miles driven" in their reports to the DMV .

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A look at the missiles North Korea displayed at parade

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has appeared in a massive parade. The CNN reported that pictures on state television showed thousands of soldiers marching in formation alongside tanks, balloons and enormous crowds. The parade, an elaborate display of the state's vast power, involves tens of thousands of participants, from goose-stepping soldiers to crowds of civilians who have spent weeks perfecting their ability to wave plastic flowers in unison.

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Whoa, Baby! April's Newborn Giraffe Calf Measures 5 Feet, 9 Inches Tall

HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - The long-awaited arrival of April the giraffe's baby in upstate NY has made Animal Adventure Park the second most live-viewed channel in YouTube's history. April has her own website and even an apparel line. The park's livestream was briefly interrupted in February when YouTube pulled the feed after someone reported that the images contained explicit material and nudity.

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Blumenthal proposes airline passenger Bill of Rights

United first offered passengers up to $1,000 to give up their seats in order to fit four crew members on the full flight, but then selected passengers to de-plane when no one volunteered. Regardless of this new United policy, it seems obvious airlines aren't going to stop overbooking flights. When there aren't enough seats, airlines usually ask for volunteers by offering travel vouchers, gift cards or cash.

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Russian police arrest new suspect over St Petersburg subway attack

However, there was no claim of responsibility for the explosion at St Petersburg even as Russian president Putin had indicated at the time "he was considering all possibilities including terrorism". However, there was no evidence that they were in any way linked to the suicide attack in St Petersburg. Kyrgyz authorities said he is a Russian national born in the nation of Kyrygrzstan, the former Soviet Republic in central Asia.

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Aussies finish fourth at Singapore Sevens

Canada , now ninth in the overall standings, will face No. 4 New Zealand on Sunday. "Unfortunately we have picked up a number of injuries but this creates another opportunity to demonstrate the strong team spirit that characterises this group", said Amor.

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Mike Pence warns North Korea: Don't test Donald Trump's resolve

US Vice President Mike Pence warned North Korea Monday not to test Donald Trump's resolve, declaring that "all options are on the table" in curbing its missile and nuclear weapons programmes. Pyongyang insists it needs a powerful arsenal - including atomic weapons - to protect itself from what it says is the ever-present threat of invasion by hostile USA forces.

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United CEO to 'Good Morning America': 'This Is On Me

The 69-year-old grandfather was seen being ripped from his seat after refusing United Airline's $1,000 in compensation as he said he had patients to see the following day. He was dragged off the plane and bloodied because the airline overbooked the flight in an insatiable drive for profit. Find us on Facebook too! We wouldn't get (someone) off just because the airline wants them off.

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Russian Federation is sending a 'Terminator' robot into Space

Mr Rogozin posted photos and video footage from his Twitter account this week of the terrifying prototype in action. The message accompanying the quick clip reads: "Russian fighting robots - guys with iron nature". It can also drive a auto and do press-ups, making people nervous despite Putin's assurance that the violent exercises are just part of the machine's decision making and coordination training.

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United Airlines, Chicago agree to preserve evidence in dragged passenger incident

The incident has prompted a United States congressman to propose legislation to prohibit airlines from forcibly removing passengers from flights to make room for other customers after they have already boarded the plane. Meanwhile, Dao's lawyer says the airline and Chicago officials have agreed to preserve evidence of the incident. United Airlines said in an internal memo that the policy "is so the denied boarding process in an oversell situation may be implemented in a gate or lobby area ...

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Samsung to launch Galaxy S8 in India on April 19

She also stated that one of the reasons why people turned to the Galaxy S8 models is their wish to have a smartphone with a big screen . In the images, we can see that the Galaxy Note8 has a fairly large screen, which we imagine would be similar to the Galaxy S8 Plus' huge 6.2-inch screen, which could raise its resolution up to 4K.

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Some Galaxy S8 prototypes appear to have featured a dual-camera setup

The headline change in Samsung's new flagship phone, which was just introduced last week in NY, is the massive display screen that the company was able to incorporate into the device, which is thanks in part to the removal of the traditional home button and much of the bezels around the screen.

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Microsoft Fixed The Shadow Brokers' Bugs In Silent March Update

Microsoft has said it has already patched the vulnerabilities discovered in this latest hack. The exploits the group revealed Friday included Windows vulnerabilities as well as hacking tools apparently used by the NSA to monitor messages about financial transactions through the SWIFT telecommunications network for banking.

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 With Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 Processor Is Capable Of

The company says Galaxy S8 pushes the boundaries of traditional smartphones with its seamless hardware design and a variety of new service offerings. Among the stocks highlighted by Pacific Crest and Cowen, the biggest movers on the stock market today were Universal Display , up 4% to 88; Qorvo , up almost 2% to 69.16; and Immersion , up 0.5% to 8.41, as of midday.

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Why people prefer Samsung Galaxy S7 as compared to iPhone 7?

South Korean technology giant Samsung is anticipating a dramatic surge in profits for the first three months of this year despite recent misfortunes, including the saga of the exploding Note 7 and allegations of corruption at the top level.

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Apple Gets Permit To Test A Self-Driving Car

As Business Insider reports , the company has secured a permit to test self-driving cars in Cupertino, suggesting that some sort of pivot to automotive technology is on the way. Apple is pleased to provide the following comments on the proposed Federal Automated Vehicles Policy (Policy), published by the Department of Transportation and the National Highway TraSafety Administration (NHTSA).

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Man accused of stealing over 100 cell phones at Coachella

Dan Marshall said . Authorities said that several concertgoers noticed their phones were missing and activated their "Find My Phone" feature, according to the Indio Police Department. After being booked at the Larry D. Smith Correctional Center on suspicion of grand theft and receiving stolen property, Henao was released on $10,000 bail.

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Only 1 victim linked to Facebook murder suspect

After the shooting, Stephens recored himself driving with a phone to his ear and stating that he "snapped". He said she was "the one who created this [expletive] monster that I am". On Facebook, Stephens said he "lost everything" to gambling, and expressed anger toward his longtime partner, Joy Lane, and several family members.

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US Treasury Department does not label China currency manipulator

Trump has stood up to Russian Federation, been friendly to China , and called the media "very honorable people". —Decided NATO isn't actually obsolete, as he had claimed. Trump also tweeted "Why would I call China a currency manipulator when they are working with us on the North Korean problem?" Washington D.C.

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Spray from Saturn's moon suggests it could support life

There's a subsurface ocean on Enceladus where Cassini researchers found hydrogen gas pouring in, which could be an energy source for life. This hydrogen is now said to be 'a potential source of chemical energy that could support microbes on the seafloor of Enceladus, ' the researchers revealed during the news briefing.

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Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case

The company has about 55 percent market share in Russian search versus Google's 40 percent, according to researcher LiveInternet. The news of the out-of-court settlement was first reported by Reuters , and its details are also available on FAS's website.

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SuperData Says Nintendo Sold 2.4 Million Switch Consoles Worldwide in March

That's quite the feat-the Switch is a new type of console, most consoles debut in the holiday season, and the biggest hurdle to selling even more Switch units appears to be Nintendo's ability to manufacture the device. The Switch wasn't Nintendo's only 2017 record breaker. It's also predicted Nintendo will have sold 25.7 million Switch units by the time this smaller console launches - a fairly ambitious goal.

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To be dead to sin and be alive in God — EASTER MESSAGE

Usually the date is determined on basis of lunisolar calendar which is similar to the Hebrew calendar. Wendorf said Easter is "the critical event upon which our Christian faith is built upon". According to Christians, Jesus Christ rose from the dead on the third day after his crucifixion. "He [Christ] gave his life for humanity and for sinners, which is why we celebrate his resurrection", he added .

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Mi 6 teased with attractive hardware days before its launch

However, now the something new happens, as press renders of the Mi Max 2 leaks. This means Xiaomi Mi Max will be coming in gold colour, however, may include few more colour variants as well. Other than being a beautifully crafted and powerful device, Mi 6 promises to deliver solid hardware with Snapdragon 835 SoC. The storage space can also be expanded further via a microSD card.

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Weekend Reading: Microsoft Weekly 57 (Apr 10 - April 16)

We are expected to see a new Surface device at the event. Microsoft also unveiled a virtual reality head set titled the HoloLens, a phone titled the Lumia 950, a tablet titled the Surface Pro 4 and a biometrics wristband titled the Band 2.

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Apple said to near road tests of self-driving auto software

Apple declined to comment on the report but referred to a statement the company made a year ago after it wrote a letter [ PDF ] to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration about the agency's proposed policy for driverless vehicles.

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McMaster: North Korea 'coming to a head'

Large-scale annual exercises between the South Korean and USA militaries will continue until the end of April, and North Korea will mark another important date - the anniversary of the foundation of the Korean People's Army - on April 25. 'And so we're working together with our allies and partners, and with the Chinese leadership, to develop a range of options'. While Pence said the USA would act via "whatever means are necessary", Trump's National Security Adviser HR McMaster was giving ...

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Nasa announce Saturn moon's subterranean seas can support organisms

As University of MI planetary scientist Sushil Atreya told Scientific American , water is necessary for life as-we-know-it for a number of important reasons: "Liquid water acts as a solvent, as a medium and as a catalyst for certain types of proteins, and those are three main things that allow life to flourish".

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NASA believes hydrothermal vents (and life) may exist on Saturn's moon Enceladus

NASA details that life requires three main ingredients to exist, which includes liquid water, source of energy for metabolism and the right chemical ingredients. The Hubble Space Telescope spotted plumes on Europa, suggesting powerful thermal sources on the moon's surface. "With this research, we are making a big step forward towards answering the question, 'Is there life out there?'" associate administrator of NASA's Science Mission Directorate Thomas Zurbuchen said during the NASA press ...

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Thousands expected to march in South Africa on Friday against Zuma

South African President Jacob Zuma may not have anticipated the strength of the backlash when he decided last week to dismiss his much-respected Finance Minister, Pravin Gordhan , and various other colleagues in a ministerial shuffle. Also speaking at the march, Anne Mayor, said that the business are going to lose and many will be jobless if president Zuma contiues with his term.


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