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Windows 10 S has an 'Edge' over browsing

The company said the Core i5 version of the Surface Laptop was priced from US$999 while the i7 model starts at US$1599. Despite plunging sales of its Surface tablet computer, Microsoft double-downed on the brand by unveiling a new Surface Laptop - just hours after the first images of the new device leaked online .

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Thousands In SF Join Nationwide March For Science On Earth Day

Richard Zurawski, a meteorologist-turned-city-councillor who helped organize the event, said it is imperative that politicians combat the creeping influence of pseudo-science at all levels of government. "Listen to the scientists", the marchers in London chanted. Maguylo said she hopes people took what they learned Saturday and were inspired to tell government representatives to not make cuts to science programs.

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Swadeshi Jagaran Manch wants Oppo's sponsorship of Indian cricket team scrapped

Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi too is eagerly waiting for the contest between arch-rivals in the upcoming Champions Trophy 2017 . Defending champions India's first match is against Pakistan in Birmingham on June 4. Holding a gun to the ICC's head and threatening to pull out of the Champions Trophy was an ill-advised method. The CoA has copied the e-mail to all office-bearers about how the delay in team selection is portraying Indian cricket and cricketers in "negative" light.

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Two hundred prisoners escape in a jailbreak in Indonesia

Police officers armed with tear gas launchers stand guard outside Sialang Bungkuk Prison following the escape of hundreds of its inmates in Pekanbaru, Riau province, Indonesia, Friday, May 5, 2017. Citizens around the prison panicked and tried to help the police arrest the prisoners who ran to residential and plantation areas. The prison, which has a capacity of 361, is holding more than 1,870 people, Tejo said.

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Microsoft Unveils Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S for Education

Despite Microsoft's larger than expected 26 percent decline in Surface revenue revealed last week, Microsoft is on somewhat of a roll with its Surface hardware, which comes amid perceived missteps by Apple, such as the MacBook Pro, and a perception it's abandoned creatives by not updating the Mac Pro.

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Kidnapping mars UN Security Council visit to Colombia

FARC leader Ivan Marquez said in an interview this week with Red Mas Noticias that if needed, the two sides would extend the May 31 deadline to complete the demobilisation process, adding that the rebels will not begin turning over their arms until the government follows through on its commitment to free hundreds of jailed rebels subject to an amnesty.

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Facebook hires 3 000 extra people to review violent content

Critics say the social network has been too slow to react to online violence, and questioned whether Facebook Live-a strategic area of development for the company-should be disabled, after several cases in which it was used to broadcast rapes.

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Americans hang up on landlines as cellphone homes dominate

For the first time, more than half of the homes in the U.S. no longer have landline phones, but a wireless phone or a smartphone. Another 39.4% of households had both types of service and 6.5% had landlines only. And the majority of wireless-only households (83.7 percent) are unrelated adults living together with no children. "The wireless-only population are more likely to engage in risky behaviors", Stephen Blumberg, an author of the report, told STAT reporter Andrew Joseph.

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Will Cassini's Second Dive Come With More Data On The Big Empty?

The spacecraft, which has been in orbit around the giant ringed planet since 2004, is on its finale mission, dubbed the Grand Finale. With an hour of observations contained within the movie, Cassini can be seen flying southward over the planet.

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Killing US Visa Programs? It's Apparently on Trump Administration's To-Do List

But the sunsetting visas idea's placement on the whiteboard certainly highlights the thinking of influential policy-makers in the Trump administration. The first item on the list is "Repeal and Replace Obamacare". Perhaps there is no such action plan or maybe it's just Bannon's and would get shot down by others in the warring camps within the White House.

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Facebook rolls out Reaction buttons for comments

Simply hover your cursor over the "like" button and react away. Comments only had a "Like" button beforehand and the addition of reactions is surely going to boost interactivity within post comments . Because why bother commenting on a comment when you can just click the "Heart" emoji? Reactions launched globally in February a year ago as an alternative to the humble Like.

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Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (FCX)

Freeport-McMoRan had a positive return on equity of 3.52% and a negative net margin of 28.09%. The Higher end of the revenue forecast is $4.28 Billion, while the Lower end of the forecast is $3.13 Billion. Freeport-McMoRan Inc ( FCX ) is a mining company. The company has a market cap of $16.89 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 62.46 and a beta of 2.49.

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7 things to know about Microsoft's Surface Laptop

According to consulting firm Futuresource , 58% of devices sold to United States schools in 2016 were Chromebooks, while 22% ran Windows operating systems and 19% ran Apple ones. That could potentially alienate partners and discourage them from embracing the new Windows. With Windows 10, Microsoft has challenged Apple's position as the premiere platform for creatives and other power users.

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Meet Jelly, world's 'smallest Android smartphone' with Android Nougat, 4G LTE

The company behind the phone is Unihertz , which is based in Shanghai and has more than 10 years of experience in cell phone designing and manufacturing, according to its profile. The tiny size of the Jelly smartphone does not deter it sporting a decent 8MP camera in the rear and a 2MP sensor on the front for selfies. It runs on Android Nougat 7.0.

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Mysterious Flash in SoCal Sky May Be Part of Meteor Shower

Look for the constellation Aquarius-the meteors are thought to stem from Eta Aquarii, one of its brightest stars, which is called the "radiant". According to NASA , the Eta Aquarids are known for moving swiftly - about 148,000 miles per hour.

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Hubble captures galaxy cluster 6 bn light years away

Each cluster and parallel field were imaged in infrared light by Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3), and in visible light by its Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS ). SEE MORE: How Does NASA Transport A Massive $9 Billion Telescope? Unlike the Milky Way and Andromeda, which are spiral galaxies, elliptical galaxies don't have arms and typically don't have any blue (young) stars; they're also relatively devoid of dust and gas.

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Amazon Video App Rumored for Apple TV

The arrival of a Prime Video app on the Apple TV would cap off nearly two years of feuding between the companies. Now it seems Amazon and Apple may have come to a truce. Amazon Video could soon arrive on Apple TV, if a new report is to be believed. Worse still, Amazon stopped selling Apple TV models with the most recent generation's launch.

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Gmail for Android can now recognize and block phishing attacks

If you click on the "Open in Docs" link, it will send an email to your entire inbox. If you're a Gmail user that has received an email inviting you to view a document, it could be a scam . According to a report in BuzzFeed news , some of these malicious mails were addressed to "hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh@mailinator.com" with the receiver's address in BCC.

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Road show: Most NFL teams interested in hosting draft

Trading up into the first round from their slot in the second round, which only cost them one of the "free" picks the Bears gave them, to nab a player that had no business being available so late. The thinking was that their coaching had gotten the max out of the players; they arrived with much of their upside already realized. Walker was named the 2016 ACC Defensive Player of the Year.

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Microsoft's Surface Book has a fabric keyboard

We will have to wait and see how this plays out for Microsoft and if the company changes its stance on the matter. The base model includes 128GB of storage , 4GB of RAM and runs on an Intel Core i5 processor. Microsoft is starting preorders for the Surface Laptop today, with prices starting at $999 US. The 13-inch laptop weighs less than a 13-inch MacBook Pro at 2.76 pounds (1.25 kg) and comes with a touchscreen display and Surface Pen support.

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March for Science goes to tech central: Silicon Valley

President Donald Trump says in an Earth Day statement that his administration is "committed to keeping our air and water clean, to preserving our forests, lakes and open spaces and to protecting endangered species". It's a message almost 8,000 people gathered in Public Square to rally behind Saturday during the city's first March for Science . People aren't celebrating Earth Day just chilling in nature this year...they're marching! Thousands of demonstrators marched downtown Saturday to ...

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One eyed hero - Rana Daggubati

He wrote, "With all the praises my father is getting, this picture has just taken it to the next level!" As per various box-office trackers, on day six of its release, the period extravaganza has crossed Rs 700 crore gross worldwide, surpassing the lifetime gross of Baahubali: The Beginning's total lifetime collection of Rs 650 crore.

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Tesla 1Q loss widens on increased spending ahead of Model 3

UBS analyst Colin Langan maintained a sell rating on Tesla and price target of 160, about half of where the stock now sits. "One of our challenges will be to eliminate any misperception about the differences between Model S and Model 3 ", the company said .

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Trump offers epic response when astronaut explains NASA is making urine 'drinkable'

Whitson describes milestone as "a huge honor", commends NASA for making it possible. Whitson's current mission is projected to last five more months at least, which means she'll rack up over 650 days in space if all goes as planned. Space & Rocket center agree. "This is a very special day in the glorious history of American spaceflight", he said during the live-streamed conversation.

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House passes bill to replace Obama Care

President Trump and Republicans have promised the American people to repeal and replace Obamacare, and that is what we are doing. The American Cancer Society expressed concerns that the bill will leave cancer patients unable to pay for plans, arguing that the bill would make pre-existing condition protections "virtually meaningless".

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British people will not be 'bullied' by Brussels, says David Davis

Brexit Secretary David Davis added the commission was "trying to bully the British people", adding on BBC One's Question Time: "The British people will not be bullied, and the Government will not allow them to be bullied". European Parliament president Antonio Tajani rejected the Prime Minister's claim and a spokesman for Mr Juncker said his office was too busy to meddle in the election.

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OnePlus 5 Specs and $449 Price Tag Listed by Oppomart

And taking the cue from the leaked information of the OnePlus 5, it is going to be before the end of the month of June that we will come across the smartphone. The only slight variations from existing rumors are the screen, which is listed here as being a 5.5-inch QHD one, where elsewhere we've heard that it will either be 5.3 inches at that resolution, or a 5.5-inch 1080p one, and the battery , which is listed as 3,580mAh, where other rumors put it at either 3,600mAh or 4,000mAh.

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Invited White House guests are killers

He told reporters in Manila, "I can not make any definite promises", noting that he already is scheduled to visit Russian Federation and Israel in the coming months. Trump has also warmed up to Chinese President Xi, despite his crackdown on lawyers, right activists and religious leaders. Ignoring human rights will not advance USA interests in the Philippines or any place else.

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Countdown for launch of South Asia satellite progressing smoothly

Besides India, the satellite will cater to Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. The intended operational life of the satellite is more than 12 years and it cost Rs 235 crore. With GSAT-09, South Asian countries can also save the investment they would have had to make on developing a communication satellite and launching it.

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Motorola might be working on a new tablet

That, or this new Motorola tablet just isn't shaping up to be the most exciting thing in terms of features. According to a new report, Motorola is working on a new tablet which will come with some new productivity features for the customers as well.

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Prey runs well on PC: GTX 1070 hits 1440p@100FPS

You can adjust that setting in the.ini text file in the game folder, and that makes experimentation hard. Prey will hit stores on May 5, but the day-one patch is already available for download, at least on the console of PlayStation 4 . There are no story spoilers in the notes. So it's either the console or the PC, and obviously, the devs chose the former. If you haven't yet, pre-loading Prey is still available on all platforms.

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"Live With Kelly & Ryan" Confirmed As Ryan Seacrest Permanently Joins Show

Visibly nervous, she went on, " Today my new co-host will be joining me on Live! ". "I am thrilled to start my mornings with him every day, and we are so fortunate at Live to have him join the family", Ripa said in a statement toThe Hollywood Reporter .

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What is in the Republican bill to roll back Obamacare

President Trump himself, who has said the replacement for the ACA would include coverage for pre-existing conditions, could be expected to accept the honor. "The ACA has been unsustainable since its inception and today the House will vote to replace it with a plan to increase choice and competition while ensuring market stability".

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India summons Pakistan envoy over killing of 2 soldiers

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Gopal Baglay today briefed the media and said that India "considers it a strong act of provocation which was preceded by covering fire from Pakistan soldiers". "We have not received any alleged ceasefire violations reports from the Indian authorities related to the latest incident that we saw yesterday". Pakistan has denied that its military was involved in the attack.

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WINDOWS SECURITY Microsoft Boosts Safety with Windows Defender Security Center

Microsoft will allow customers to switch back to Windows 10 Pro if they're keen on getting non-store apps on the system. Microsoft announced that Windows 10 S will arrive in summer 2017 on a range of partner-built laptops starting from $189 (£149) that will be focused on education.


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