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Sony Alpha a9 Camera - Finally Unveiled

Sony has also announced a range of new accessories to complement the α9, including: the NP-FZ100 Rechargeable Battery, VG-C3EM Vertical Grip, NPA-MQZ1K Multi-Battery Adaptor Kit (which holds four Z series batteries and as a quick charger), GP-X1EM Grip Extension, FDA-EP18 Eyepiece Cup with locking mechanism, BC-QZ1 Battery Charger and PCK-LG1 Screen Protect Glass Sheet.

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Life in Solar System Nearly Possible on Two Moons

An image of Saturn's moon Enceladus , taken by the Cassini spacecraft. The scientists say hydrogen gas could potentially provide a chemical energy source for life. An artist's rendering showing Cassini diving through the plume on Enceladus in 2015. But what they did find constitutes a veritable "candy store for microbes", according to the lead author of the study detailing Cassini's findings.

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Australia to raise English language standard for citizenship

The move comes in a week when Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced axing a temporary work visa popular with foreigners and replacing it with a tougher programme in a bid to put "Australia First". The Australian ambassador to Ireland says skilled Irish people will continue to be welcome in Australia despite the scrapping of the 457 visa programme.

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Amazon rolls out chatbot tools to all customers

Amazon's Lex service will allow developers to make conversational applications that rely on the speech recognition and deep learning tools that animate Alexa. -Easily create new projects using templates for Amazon EC2, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, or AWS Lambda using five different programming languages; JavaScript, Java, Python, Ruby, and PHP.

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Former President George HW Bush hospitalized in Houston

His wife, former first lady Barbara Bush, 91, had an overlapping stay at the same hospital for treatment of bronchitis. "Although he will not be discharged today, he is already looking forward to going home to Mrs". Bush also recently met with former President Bill Clinton. Bush was hospitalized in 2015 in ME after falling at his summer home and breaking a bone in his neck.

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Trump family hosts 1st White House Easter Egg Roll

Addressing attendees Monday morning from the White House's south portico, Trump congratulated his wife on organizing the event. Trump aide Kellyanne Conway and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer , who once played the role of the Easter Bunny in costume in 2008 during the George W.

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Wasps' Twitter account 'gobsmacked' as Joe Launchbury misses out on Lions squad

Hansen expressed surprise at England captain Dylan Hartley's omission from squad, saying it indicated Gatland was set to use rival England hooker Jamie George as an impact player off the bench. Meantime, Welsh star Sam Warburton's captaincy of the British and Irish Lions was leaked on Twitter three hours before the official announcement.

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Cavs assume 2-0 lead

Needed to start the second half after J.R. Smith's left hamstring tightened up, Shumpert provided scoring, defensive pressure on Paul George and some attitude as Cleveland survived another late rally by IN for a 117-111 win to take a 2-0 lead IN their Eastern Conference series.

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Google accidentally releases Android security test build update to the Pixel XL

Since it was just a test build, it did not have any noticeable changes in them. Reports have it that its next flagship, the Google Pixel 2, is getting a curved display. We're hoping update will be out even before the Pixel 2 phones are out. Google have already rolled out the April Android security update to their devices this month.

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Pence Vows 'Overwhelming' US Response To North Korea

Pence said the USA would work with allies and others in the region to apply diplomatic and economic pressure on the regime in Pyongyang until it abandons its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Amid heightened tension on the Korean peninsula, North Korea has escalated a war of words with the United States, warning of full-out nuclear war if Washington takes military action against it over its nuclear and missile ambitions.

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Love game for Serena: Spox says Williams is pregnant

In March, she did not compete at Indian Wells and Miami, mentioning that she had sustained a knee injury. Williams hasn't played since her Australian Open triumph, which saw her surpass Steffi Graf for the most Grand Slam singles titles in the Open Era.

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Most Active Stock: Ford Motor Co. (F)

Insiders have sold 39,777 shares of company stock worth $503,200 in the last quarter. Globalstar, Inc. (NYSEMKT:GSAT) after beginning at $1.90, closed at $1.90 Most recent session's volume of 5.69 million shares lower than its average volume of 6.41 million shares.

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What happens next in the high-stakes Georgia runoff

Georgia on June 20th". The thinking: If a Democrat could win the so-called jungle primary outright by scoring more than 50 percent of the vote in a crowded field of 16, anti-Trump forces would have sent a powerful message not only to the president, but also to Republicans more generally.

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United changes rules after passenger fiasco

Videos of the incident went viral and sparked outrage online. CEO Oscar Munoz, who came under fire for his initial response, in which he maintained staff took the best course of action as they were facing a passenger who was "disruptive and belligerent", has since apologised to Dao.

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Samsung Launches Galaxy S8 In India

Samsung significantly revamped its flagship phone design for the Galaxy S8, adopting a new all-screen front that it calls the "Infinity Display". The Samsung Galaxy S8+, as the name suggests, is bigger and comes with a larger 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display with same QHD resolution but 531ppi.

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Clashes erupt between Trump supporters and detractors

Police had erected a light, neon-orange plastic barricade at the park between the two sides to separate the groups and were collecting sticks, flagpoles and other objects that protesters had brought, which were banned at the park in advance of the protest.

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US President Donald Trump signs order to review H-1B visa programme

India has a message for President Trump: Curbing visas for skilled workers won't solve America's problems. "That includes taking the first steps to set in motion a long overdue reform of H-1B visas". "A very big share of the visas are actually going to IT outsourcing companies", Costa said. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said it received 199,000 applications for the fiscal year that begins on October 1.

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NASA Announces Evidence Saturn's Moon Could Support Life

NASA said in a press release that the presence of hydrogen in the sub-surface ocean "means that microbes - if any exist there - could use it to obtain energy by combining the hydrogen with carbon dioxide dissolved in water". A recent analysis of the geysers erupting off the ice-encrusted ocean world Enceladus has revealed hydrogen molecules, NASA scientists said yesterday, a sign of the kind of deep-sea chemical reactions between water and rock that could create favorable conditions for life.

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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announces Facebook Spaces, a social VR platform

Even though the Facebook CEO has not hinted anything about developing AR games , he did say that the popular networking platform is a great hub for businesses to reach people and experiment with AR. The networking site has come a long way from being a platform for students to share photos of each other to becoming a full-fledged platform for entrepreneurs to generate revenues for their companies.

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Large asteroid to pass close to Earth on Wednesday

An asteroid stretching 650 metres (2,000 feet) across is on track to whoosh past Earth on Wednesday at a safe but uncomfortably close distance, according to astronomers. There has been no asteroid strike big enough to wipe out all life for at least three billion years, says the Daily Telegraph . A mile-wide asteroid is about to swing by the Earth in the closest shave we've had in over a decade.

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Chicken nuggets order ended flight of Facebook murder suspect

Gail Wheeler, of Erie, said she was stopped at a light at the McDonald's when Stephens came "whipping out" of the parking lot, almost hitting her. State police gave chase and the suspect shot himself "as the vehicle was spinning out of control", police said.

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O'Reilly ousted at Fox News

This update comes only a week after O'Reilly announced he would be going on "vacation." O'Reilly, who has been off the air on holidays since April 11 and has been denied a chance to say goodbye to his Fox viewers, did so via a statement .

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Tom Brady skipping WH visit, citing 'family matters'

Sources tell Reuters a Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 US presidential election to Trump and undermine voters' faith in the American electoral system. The outspoken Bennett had joked that he might move to outer space after Donald J. Trump was elected. After former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat during the national anthem to protest racism in America previous year, Bennett participated in a similar ...

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Government to axe 457 visas, putting strain on ICT skills shortage

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the temporary visas for foreign workers would be replaced by a new class of visa, better targeted to ensure that foreign workers were only brought in to fill genuine skills shortages. " Australian workers must have priority for Australian jobs ", he said. Some of the changes require English proficiency, an increase in application fees , subjection to labor market testing , and additional barriers to permanent migration after the work visa ...

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Apple enters self-driving auto race

This permit isn't the first time Apple's company name has been listed in this space, having previously made government submissions - and it's unlikely you'll see Lexus vehicles with an Apple logo on the side. Reports in 2016 suggested, the company had dropped its plans to develop the automobile component and instead focus on the automation technology, similar to what Google is doing.

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Jailed Arab Terrorists Begin Hunger Strike as NY Times Whitewashes Barghouti's Terrorism

In an interview on Monday on Israel's Army Radio , Oren said that the New York Times should be "held accountable" if someone at the paper had helped Barghouti to smuggle out the op-ed. The other cage bore the pictures of two Israeli soldiers killed in the 2014 war between Israel and Hamas, and the pictures of two Israeli civilians who disappeared after entering Gaza .

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Nearby earth-like planet may be just right for life

LHS 1140b could provide an opportunity for some of the first observations. But there's a problem with planets around M-dwarfs, also known as red dwarfs: Tiny red dwarfs start out as furious flare machines, which could violently strip away primordial atmospheres around recently formed planets.

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Facebook video murder suspect kills himself in Pa.

Police tracked down Steve Stephens after he was spotted by employees at a drive-thru McDonald's in Pennsylvania, who stalled his order and rang 911. "I don't want that man to die, I want him brought to justice", one of his sons, Robby Miller, said. The mother, who expressed her condolences to the Godwin family, said Wednesday she believes Stephens' breakup with Joy Lane triggered the killing.

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Facebook launches Augumanted Reality camera effects platform

Zuckerberg condemned the killing and stated, "Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Robert Godwin Sr". But that doesn't mean it is impossible. The recently launched Messenger's AI assistant can now order food for you through delivery.com and the company also claims to have bumped up the gaming platform through game bots.

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Amazon Retail Is Coming To Australia

In a statement, Amazon said it is excited to bring thousands of new jobs to Australia and millions of dollars in additional investments. SMH also recently reported on an interview with former global logistics senior manager for Amazon Brittain Ladd who reported Amazon was looking to launch here with a full range of services in 2018.

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Report claims Apple is planning a Xeon powered iMac with ECC RAM

Reportedly, the Cupertino-based company will release server-grade iMac with Xeon CPU by Q3 of 2017. Apple officially confirmed that it is working on next-generation Mac Pro devices that should launch in 2018. For graphics, Apple is expected to outfit its new iMac with the "latest discrete graphics card". These single-bit errors don't pose a huge threat to most users, but if you handle financial or scientific data on a regular basis, these random errors can be a big deal.

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Facebook makes AR push, launches VR app

Zuckerberg also said that while change won't happen overnight, the technology will surely change the way we use our smartphones. Here's a quick look at the top announcements from F8. Facebook Spaces also allows you to bring in friends who aren't using VR via Facebook Messenger video chat. The app aims to offer users with an experience of virtual environment as if they and their friends are together in the same room, despite being at different locations.

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Trump Signs 'Buy American, Hire American' Executive Order

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said that Trump wanted to visit "a company that builds American-made tools with American workers". Two administration officials previewed the executive actions for reporters on condition of anonymity because they didn't represent the agencies most directly involved in the policies.

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What Technical Indicators Say About United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL)

Shares of United Airlines' parent company United Continental Holdings Inc. rose 0.7% late Monday after the company reported first-quarter per-share adjusted earnings above expectations and quarterly sales in line with forecast. United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) opened at 75.96 on Friday. (NYSE:UAL) stock volatility was recorded 2.49% which for the previous full month was noted 2.55%.

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Analyst's Indicator Review for Coty Inc. (COTY), Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM)

In addition to Vetr Inc. reporting its stock price target, a total of 21 brokerages have issued a ratings update on the company. The company has market capitalization of $11.09B. Also, insider A C. Gallo sold 5,136 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 23rd. Basically, a price target is an individual analyst's projection on the future price of a stock.


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