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IKEA is Making HomeKit Smart Lights Affordable for Everyone

In the coming years, there will be more launches to build out their solution for a smart and connected home. Thanks to IKEA , just about anyone can install smart lighting in their homes and manage them with Google Assistant , Amazon Alexa , and Siri.

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Destiny 2's Story Campaign, and more, unveiled by Bungie

Speaking to Forbes Bungie's Steve Cotton affirmed that Grimoire cards would be left out, after being asked if they would return. He went on to explain the reason behind this decision: "We want people to be able to find the lore". Since The Taken King and Rise of Iron expansions were released for Destiny , it really seems like Bungie is delivering on what was promised so long ago.

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Facebook Live to get personal on the public platform

Now, using Live Chat With Friends, you'll be able to invite friends to join you in a private conversation about a Live broadcast that's taking place. Users can still easily jump in between group feeds and friend chat, but enhanced filtering of public feeds seems like a feature Facebook would only further refine in Live.

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Ivanka Trump says Saudi progress on women 'encouraging'

Urging the Muslim world to join hands to eradicate the menace of the ISIS and stabilise the region, Trump said, "Responsible nations must work together to end the humanitarian crisis in Syria, and eradicate the ISIS, the Al-Qaida, the Hezbollah and the Hamas, which are responsible for generations of vanished dreams".

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Kvitova to decide this week on French Open comeback

The two-time Wimbledon champion suffered career-threatening injuries to her left hand as she fought off a knife-wielding intruder at her home in the eastern Czech town of Prostejov in December. The draw for the French Open will take place on Friday and Kvitova's spokesman Karel Tejkal said the Czech star could still make the May 28-June 11 Grand Slam.

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Reaction to death of actor Roger Moore at age 89

In the 1970s, New York Times reviewer Vincent Canby dismissed Moore's acting abilities as having "reduced all human emotions to a series of variations on one gesture, the raising of the right eyebrow". Moore, who was born in London in 1927, began his career as a model in the 1950s, the Guardian notes . Some believed he would find it impossible to escape the image of The Saint but he returned to television in 1972 in the highly successful series The Persuaders in partnership with ...

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More than 98% of WannaCry victims used Windows 7

It should also prevent WannaCry from locking up more files in the future. "Raiu, director of Kaspersky's global research and analysis team, tweeted: "#WannaCry infection distribution by the Windows version. Actually, wanakiwi from Benjamin Delpy (@ gentilkiwi ) works for both Windows XP (x86 confirmed ) and Windows 7 ( x86 confirmed ). As per the statistics from Kaspersky Lab, 60.35 percent of the affected computers were running the 64-bit Windows 7 operating system, ...

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North Korea ready to mass produce new missile

It called the missile - capable of reaching Japan and major USA military bases there - an "answer" to President Trump's policies. The latest test confirmed the reliable late-stage guidance of the Pukguksong-2 missile's warhead and the functioning of its solid-fuel engine, the KCNA state news agency said.

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Huawei's new MateBook X goes after the Apple MacBook

Huawei today introduced a trio of new MateBooks, expanding its mobile portfolio and building on its success in delivering beautifully-designed and powerful high-end devices . Prices start at 1,400 euros ($1572) with 8 GB of memory and a 256 GB SSD. The Matebook X is equipped with Intel's HD 620 graphics. It has a 5449 mAh battery for a reported 10 hours of video playback.

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WaPo: Current White House Official 'Under Scrutiny' In Federal Russia Probe

While the White House initially pointed to a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , outlining Comey's mismanagement of the investigation into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's private email server, as the impetus for his termination, Trump later admitted that the Russian Federation investigation - which he has called a "hoax" - played a role.

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Based businessman arrested in Pakistan for not carrying proper travel documents

However, here ATS sources said after seeing his photograph in Pakistani media, it appeared he was the same person, who along with LeT suspect, Bada Imran, crossed over to Pakistan via Jammu & Kashmir in 2006. A case has been filed against him under Article 14 of the Foreign Act and he was sent to 14-day judicial remand. Sheikh was arrested from the F-8 area of Islamabad by Margalla police on May 19 for allegedly living there without proper permission and travel documents.

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Apollo 11 relic owned by Illinois woman to be auctioned off

The Washington Post has a delightful account of the bag's litigation-fueled journey from Earth to the Moon to Earth then to some guy in Kansas then to an auction house then to a bigger auction house. She sent it off to Nasa to be tested, where they found traces of moon dust still on it! The government argued that they never authorized the sale of Armstrong's bag and tried to get the sale reversed.

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'Doomsday' tunnel entrance in Arctic flooded by melting permafrost

Aschem continues that the measures are being carried out to provide additional security to the seed vault, based on a precautionary or "better safe than sorry" approach. Statsbygg stresses that the seeds have "never been threatened", but it is still making some "technical improvements" to the vault. The deep permafrost was expected to provide a " failsafe " protection against natural or man-made doomsday scenarios.

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Smartphone review: Samsung Galaxy S8

However, for all its greatness there is one hugely annoying feature on the Galaxy S8 and it seems Samsung knows it. Speculations on the look of the device center on the fact that Samsung may have made their device more shockproof, especially for consumers who are prone to dropping their mobile phones.

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Parched Cape Town imposes water restrictions due to drought

The provincial government said during such a classification, the Disaster Management Act empowers the provincial government to protect key frontline service delivery points by reprioritising funding. "In January 2016‚ parts of the west coast and central Karoo were declared agricultural drought disaster areas‚" said Mpofu. Cape Town authorities say area dam levels are at 20.7 per cent, down by 0.7 per cent from a week ago.

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BioWare is Working On a New Dragon Age Game

The studio hasn't exactly been trying to keep his work secret, though - Kennedy pointed out to Eurogamer that Mark Darrah, the series' executive producer, said " welcome to Dragon Age " earlier this year in a tweet about Kennedy. He talks about the advantages and disadvantages of working remotely, one of them being not being in an office environment. Any questions he needs to ask will not be answered until BioWare Edmonton goes online, so he needs to plan around the problem while waiting for ...

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President Zuma Congratulates Iranian President

He said that people of Iraq and Syria have been the real fighters against terrorism. Also Monday, the foreign ministers of France and Germany said their countries want to work with Iran following Rouhani's re-election but are pressing Tehran to keep to the nuclear deal and to help de-escalate Mideast conflicts.

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Mouse sperm survive space to spawn

The study was not released to the public on Monday. And while sperm is damaged by long-term solar radiation exposure, the researchers found that any damage is repaired during embryo development. Our planet is protected from this radiation because of out atmosphere and magnetic field, known as the magnetosphere. "We really don't know any of the things that we need to know to say that human reproduction in space is going to be successful or safe", he says.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active leaked online, arriving soon

It's a pretty well known fact at this point that using any form of biometric authentication, such as a fingerprint scanner or face unlocking, is essentially choosing convenience over actual security. And since the phone was featured on the Wireless Power Consortium, we can safely confirm that the phone will come with wireless charging. Samsung has already confirmed that it is working on the Galaxy Note 7 successor, possibly dubbed as Samsung Galaxy Note 8, that will arrive in the second ...

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Far Cry 5 Teaser Trailers Take You to Hope County, Montana

Take a look at them below. Last week , Ubisoft announced a string of upcoming titles to their portfolio - and as expected - a new Far Cry was in the mix. As for weaponry and vehicles, the author notes that Ubisoft chose to reuse numerous existing elements within Far Cry 3 and 4 - ATVs, Jeeps, shotguns, assault rifles, etc.

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Worldwide Sales of Smartphones Up 9% in Q1 of 2017

The firm also said the shift in buyer preference is positively affecting Chinese manufacturers such as Huawei , Oppo and Vivo in their strategy to build desirable features at affordable prices. Vivo sold around 26 million smartphones and grabbed a market share of 6.8%, achieving a growth of 84.6% in the first quarter of 2017. Do you think Chinese manufacturers like Huawei and OPPO will continue to see significant growth? In Australia, we're already seeing the growing influence of ...

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Ben Stokes wants more England team-mates in IPL

Stokes was named the league's Most Valuable Player after the tournament ended on Sunday with his 12 wickets and 316 runs in 12 games helping the Rising Pune Supergiant to reach the final before he returned to England for global duty. With England set to play Australia in the group stage of the Champions Trophy at Edgbaston on June 10, Smith may very soon come to regret his generosity.

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Bishop says Manchester attack 'can have no justification'

Australia's prime minister has told the Australian Parliament that the deadly explosion at Manchester Arena appeared to be a "brutal attack on young people everywhere". White House press secretary Sean Spicer said President Donald Trump, who is now on a visit to Israel, is being kept updated on the situation. Mr Walker told BBC Radio 5 Live he was around three metres from the explosion and was "surprised I got away so lightly".

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UN's North Korea sanctions monitors hit by 'sustained' cyber attack

In a blog post late Monday, security researchers at Symantec said the "tools and infrastructure used in the WannaCry ransomware attacks have strong links to Lazarus", a hacking group that has previously been tied to North Korea . " Our confidence is very high that this is the work of people associated with the Lazarus Group, because they had to have source code access ", Thakur said in an interview.

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Almost All Wannacry Victims Were Using Windows 7, So Update Your Stuff

Adrien Guinet, who works for a Paris-based firm called Quarkslab , says however that the tool is not ideal and only works if the infected computers have not been rebooted after being hit by the program. In registering the domain name, a self-trained 22-year-old security expert from south-west England called Marcus Hutchins halted the spread of WannaCry by activating its kill switch .

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Unemployment rates down sharply in area, state

The unemployment rate in Richland County fell to 3.5 percent in April from 3.9 percent in March. The KDOL and BLS do not calculate seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for individual counties. But the positive trend was only due to the labor force shrinking by 12,100, or 1.2 percent, over the last 12 months, from 1,028,900 to 1,016,800 jobs.

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HP debuts a tablet for artists at Cannes for some reason

The Spectre x2 , HP's first luxury detachable designed for Windows Ink , delivers it all, including a precise pen experience that was curated by the artist community and is sure to stun digital creators. The newly updated x360 comes in a newer "ash silver" finish and comes with an N-Trig stylus for use with the Full HD touch display. It is also powered by the latest Intel Core i5, Intel Core i7.

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Nearly every PC hit by WannaCry ransomware runs Windows 7

With over 200,000 computers across 150 countries infected with WannaCry , it has become quite a threat. Encryption keys - including the one used by WannaCry to forcibly encrypt a victim's PC - are created by multiplying together two incredibly large prime numbers.

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United Nations strongly condemns North Korea's missile test

The council on Monday strongly condemned North Korea's "flagrant and provocative defiance" of United Nations sanctions banning ballistic missile tests and again vowed to impose new sanctions in response to its latest launch. North Korea has been stepping up its missile testing in recent months, apparently attempting to develop a missile capable of reaching the United States.

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No fluke: Alpha Go AI beats number one human Go player again

The matches comes a year after AlphaGo scored a momentous 4-1 victory over Lee Se-dol, world number 2 in the complex and ancient Chinese board game. That's why 19-year-old Ke stands as the last hope against complete machine domination over one of the world's most hard board games.

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Colour Variants For OnePlus 5 Teased On Twitter

In the tweet, the text reads " What 5hould the color of your next phone be? ". The battery on the OnePlus 5 could be increased to 3600 mAh from the 3400 mAh one we saw on the earlier OnePlus 3T . In original tweet, the name of second color option was not revealed but when a user asked the name, OnePlus jumped to answer the question and called the new variant as Unicorn.

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Expect crude oil prices to trade positive: Sushil Finance

Edward Bell , commodities analyst at Emirates NBD , told Bloomberg television that if an extension is agreed upon at the OPEC Vienna meeting this week, the cuts probably won't have much of a beneficial impact - if the depth of the cuts remain the same: "It's not really enough to have a big impact in terms of supporting prices much beyond where we're at now".

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Leak gives us a first look at the all-metal Moto G5S

There's a fingerprint sensor below the display and a Moto logo above the display. Earlier, a leaked slide revealed that Lenovo is going to have a very busy year with a slew of devices slated to launch. At the back, the circular design holding the rear camera and LED flash are seen. In terms specifications, the upcoming Moto G5S will come with a 5.2-inch full-HD display with a full-metal body.

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Failed computer requires quick spacewalk fix

Because each MDM is capable of performing the critical station functions. Live streaming coverage of the spacewalk will begin on NASA TV at 6:30 a.m. Whitson assembled and tested the new MDM on Sunday. On Tuesday, two astronauts will venture out to replace a data relay box that broke over the weekend.

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Humans Did Not Originate in Africa, Scientists Say

Before this finding, the oldest known pre-human was Sahelanthropus from Chad. "Ever since Darwin conventional wisdom is that the last common ancestor of chimpanzees and humans lived in Africa". David Begun is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Toronto in Canada. According to a report from Phys Org , new research has shown that the split may have happened much earlier in eastern Mediterranean.


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