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Facebook Space lets you hang out with friends and family

Of course, it could also result in people staring into their smartphones even more intently as they marvel at an alternate reality instead of their actual surroundings. "This will give people a chance to experience augmented reality in a way that isn't so scary or off-putting". Facebook is planning to tap into augmented reality technology popularised by the hit smartphone game Pokemon Go .

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Samsung Seeks to Lure Back Buyers With Sleek S8 Smartphone

Apparently, iPhone 8's advanced camera system will have 3D capabilities that can enable augmented (AR), like the hologram effect in Pokemon Go, and virtual reality (VR) features in apps, while also offering better security. On the software side, users can now clip specific apps to the top of the screen so that, for instance, they can compose emails while reading a web page.

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Facebook killer's mother says he 'snapped'

ERIE, Pa. The man who randomly killed a Cleveland retiree and posted a video of the crime on Facebook shot himself to death in his auto today during a police chase in Pennsylvania, ending a multistate manhunt less than 48 hours after it began.

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Apple Gets Permit To Test Self Driving Vehicles

This news alone quells one rumor: that Apple was designing its own vehicle. The company is said to have hundreds of people working on "Project Titan", but progress on the project has reportedly been slowed by multiple departures of key people and debate over the best way forward for the nascent technology.

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Volkswagen to challenge Tesla with line of affordable electric cars

On Tuesday, Volkswagen AG debuted its electric crossover ID Crozz that can run for 500 km, and it said earlier that it will introduce 15 new energy vehicles into China in three to four years. To keep the road trip moving along, the I.D. It offers on-demand all-wheel drive, but the bigger rear motor gives it more of a rear-drive feel. The I.D.

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EPA to reduce workforce with buyouts, early retirement plan

The EPA's job is not to protect Scott Pruitt's friends in the oil and gas industry-it's to protect the health and safety of Americans, based on science. At a press conference, local officials praised Pruitt for visiting the site. Pruitt left without answering questions about that . "And we air we breathe is contaminated", said Thomas Frank, a resident of the community of roughly 30,000 who lives near the Superfund site .

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NASA launches spacecraft named after John Glenn to resupply ISS

ULA's next launch is the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-M (TDRS-M) mission for NASA , scheduled for August 3 from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The final experiment will use three Reentry Data Collection Flight Recorders to provide crucial data about the extreme conditions a spacecraft encounters when reentering the Earth's atmosphere.

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Celebrities and influencers have been warned over sponsored posts on Instagram

The FTC said these disclosures aren't sufficient. To more than ninety individuals and marketing firms, letters have been sent by the regulator, and nothing is declared about who is put under the notice. Sponsored posts on Instagram can rake in hundreds of thousands of dollars. Kim Kardashian nets around $500,000 for a "campaign" worth of endorsements, according to US Weekly , and a user with between 3 and 7 million followers can expect a cool $75,000 per Instagram post, reported Esquire .

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Rocket carrying Cygnus spacecraft blasts off from Cape Canaveral

Launch time is 11:11 a.m. EST. On Tuesday morning, NASA will broadcast its first-ever rocket launch livestream in 360-degree video, providing an unprecedented vantage point that will make viewers feel as if they are standing on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral.

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Joss Whedon doesn't want A-lister for Batgirl

Ever since news of the upcoming movie broke, the rumor mill has been working overtime, already producing a casting theory, but Whedon took some time to crush that along with any others. "I think this is somewhere where you go and find Batgirl and then you cast her". Previously, it was claimed the " Batgirl " project only came into fruition in February, following a meeting between Whedon and those overseeing the standalone picture; Jon Berg, Geoff Johns and Toby Emmerich, President and ...

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Petition started to name April's calf after 'Giraffe Mom's' baby boy

She said she plans to visit Animal Adventure Park again in the summer with her three other children, who were understandably upset that they didn't get to join her. "April loved Porter", Dietrich captioned one of the snaps she shared with News Channel 8 on Facebook. "We're buddies; we're companions", Erin told Inside Edition.

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China prepares to launch country's first cargo spacecraft

Chinese officials said the Tianzhou 1 vessel, weighing almost 29,000 pounds (around 13 metric tons), is the biggest and heaviest spacecraft ever built and launched by China . The Chang Zheng-7 is a new-generation carrier rocket to deliver satellites weighing up to 13.5 tonnes into near-Earth orbit. If the final preparations go smoothly, liftoff could occur around 1140 GMT (7:40 a.m.

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Salty diet reduces thirst, increases hunger

However, after putting this theory to the test, researchers have shown the opposite to be true. In a study carried out during a simulated mission to Mars , an global group of scientists has found exactly the opposite to be true. Now, researchers have found that despite producing more urine people actually retained more fluid in their bodies when they ate salt , meaning they drank less.

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Russia Blocks Security Council Statement on North Korea

The US military is reportedly considering plans to potentially shoot down future North Korean missile tests amid an intensifying war of words in which North Korea has threatened the US with nuclear war if attacked. Tensions have escalated over North Korean moves to accelerate its arms programs, including developing an intercontinental ballistic missile that could reach the United States.

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US Vice President Pence kicks off economic talks with Japan

The term "reckless" is one the North Koreans have used to describe continuing large-scale US and South Korean military exercises, which the North calls a dress rehearsal for an invasion. "When we requested to restore the agreed language that was of political importance and expressed commitment to continue to work on the draft. the USA delegation without providing any explanations canceled the work on the draft", the Russian UN mission said in a statement.

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There could be alien life on one of Saturn's moons

This chemical reaction, known as "metanogenesis", is a form of anaerobic respiration and is one of the steps in the development of life on Earth billions of years ago. Jeffrey Seewald of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution echoed those comments in a companion article to the study: "This observation has fundamental implications for the possibility of life on Enceladus".

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Apple readies iPhone overhaul for smartphone's 10th anniversary

If that's what we think it might be, then iPhone users are in for a terrible, ugly surprise that Samsung Galaxy S8 owners are familiar with - a fingerprint sensor. As the Indian ecosystem is still not developed enough to provide high-precision components, the Centre "must first let Apple and other global technology companies start somewhere", Kharge said.

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Imagination likely to see Apple royalties slashed, then end

Of course, this is before adjusting for the higher bill of materials for the new model, as he noted that usually, changes to the form factor result in a mid- to high-single digit increase, and that doesn't include the fact that an OLED display will add further to the expense.

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US House Oversight Committee Chair Won't Seek Office Next Year

Chaffetz has always been known as a champion of the Republican Party, taking on tough issues ranging from immigration enforcement to Planned Parenthood's alleged sale of baby body parts. "So, that will get you thinking, what am I really doing", said Chaffetz. Utah's 3rd District has always been reliable for Republicans: Chaffetz was elected with 66 percent of the vote in 2008; in his subsequent re-elections, he has easily garnered over 70 percent.

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Wanted woman arrested after Facebook Live post

Shortly after, police went to the children's themed restaurant and arrested her. One might be inclined to suggest that Wilkerson should have known better, however, she may not have realized her privacy settings allowed users who aren't her friends to see her content.

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First woman to run Boston Marathon completes race again 50 years later

At the point where she was once confronted by that race official, she posted a Facebook Live video - smiling as she ran, with her bib number, 261, pinned safely in place. Other area finishers were Jan Wellford, of Keene, who crossed the line in 3:06:56, Julie Bowler (Saranac Lake) in 3:29:12, Kirk Fasking (Lake Placid) in 3:59:35, Darci Lafave (Lake Placid) in 4:06:08 and Rachel Stanton (Lake Placid) in 4:31:11.

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At F8 Conference, Facebook Talks of Building Community through AR

He also briefly mentioned Facebook's plans for the future , and confirmed that development is underway on a revolutionising computer interface that is capable of 'mind reading'. "We live in a time when society is divided and we all have a lot of work to help people come together", he said on Tuesday. The possibilities for AR are only limited by a developer's imagination and there are plenty of ways in which the real world can be manipulated using this technology.

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Crew Can No Longer Displace Seated Passengers Aboard United Flights

If the crew member has not checked in by the stipulated timing, they will not be allowed to travel on that flight. Schmerin confirmed the authenticity of the published email. It's never too late to do the right thing. The airline has announced that it is also reviewing its compensation policies. The near-exact 50-50 split among respondents who haven't been following the news about United indicates that the recent incidents have had a massive, polarizing effect on public perception of the ...

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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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