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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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Amazon adds live TV channels to UK Prime Video offer

Everything is available through the Amazon Prime Video app. In the United Kingdom some of the channels will include: Discovery, Eurosport, ITV Hub, MGM, Shudder and Comic Con HQ. Susanna Dinnage, Discovery Networks UK president, said the UK partnership with Amazon "underlines our strategic ambition to reach every person across every service and every screen".

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Leaked images reveals Apple's new 10.5in and 12.9in iPads

The tech company also plans to produce five million iPad Pro 10.5-inch units before 2017 ends, Channel News reported. DigiTimes also offered some insight into what might be going on with the rumored successor to the current 12.9-inch iPad Pro.

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Police target terror in England concert attack that killed 19, wounded 50

Her rep assured Billboard the pop star was "okay" following the blast, but Greater Manchester Police quickly confirmed that there were fatalities and injuries at the scene. Victims are yet to be identified but eyewitnesses from the concert have told reporters that the concert was attended by vast numbers of children, teenagers and young people.

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Paytm launches Payments Bank, facilitates cashback on deposits

No minimum balance is required on the account and every online transaction (such as IMPS, NEFT and RTGS) will be free of charge. Paytm said it would invest Rs 10,000 crore over the next three years for 50 crore Indians to join the mainstream economy.

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Ford Replacing CEO Mark Fields In Management Shakeup

Photo of Jim Hackett courtesy of Ford . Ford said Hackett will focus "on three priorities: Sharpening operational execution , modernizing Ford's present business and transforming the company to meet tomorrow's challenges". Since Fields took up his role in 2014, Ford's shares have dropped by 40% on worsening financial results. "So they thought it was time to have a change".

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Jai Lava Kusa : Jr.NTR's 27th film's poster released

Among his upcoming projects are an untitled film with Siva Koratala, which will be produced by Mikkilneni Sudhakar. This is going to be a "lavish" production. Before NTR29 go on floors, Director Koratala will complete "Bharat Anu Nenu" film with Mahesh Babu. R took to his Facebook page to unveil the first look poster of Jai Lava Kusa.

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Is Apple $1 Trillion Valuation Just 18 Months Away?

Alpha Cubed Investments Llc decreased Ford Mtr Co Del (NYSE:F) stake by 495,352 shares to 81,645 valued at $990,000 in 2016Q4. Finally, Brighton Jones LLC increased its position in Apple by 150.8% in the first quarter. As virtual assistants and speakers are now taking over the tech market, a smart speaker by Apple is highly expected. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This article was first posted by Stock Observer and is owned by of Stock Observer.

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Mahama attends AfDB meeting in India

Talking about the "High 5" Agenda of the AfDB, the Finance Minister said that the High 5 Agenda is not different from Indian policy. The annual meeting that is the AfDB's flagship event, is expected to attract about 3,000 delegates from Africa and overseas, and will be held at the Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Center.


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