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Stephen Hawking PhD's popularity crashes Cambridge University website

More than five decades ago, the 24-year-old doctoral candidate, Stephen Hawking , wrote his thesis, Properties of expanding universes , on the subject of how universes expand. All Cambridge graduates will have to offer digital copies of their theses from now on, and they're being encouraged to make them public. "By eliminating the barriers between people and knowledge we can realize new breakthroughs in all areas of science, medicine, and technology", he said.

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Strictly Come Dancing judges 'crying with laughter' after Brian Conley's outburst

He ultimately made a decision to save Simon and Karen, as did his co-judges Darcey Bussell and Shirley Ballas. The dramatic scenes were (unsurprisingly) cut from the pre-recorded episode which aired on Sunday evening, and a source told The Sun: 'No one knows where it came from and everyone was incredibly shocked, but luckily Darcey saw the amusing side of it'.

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Apple and Samsung Headed Back to Court for Patent Damages Retrial

Due to the first decision not accounting for the later modification, U.S. District Judge Judge Lucy Koh , who signed the most recent order, wants another court and jury to reevaluate the case. The two companies now have until October 25 to offer a possible retrial date. However, with the upcoming Qualcomm lawsuit heating up, it may be time for Apple and Samsung to settle out of court, as they will both be fighting on the same side.

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No, Priscilla Presley didn't leave the Church of Scientology

A source revealed to The Mail on Sunday how the The Naked Gun actress became involved in the much-scrutinized institution in the wake of the King's passing. The church is said to ban all members from speaking to those who have left, labelling them a "suppressive person". The COS still has dozens of well-known members including Tom Cruise , John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston, That '70s Show star Danny Masterson, Orange is the New Black actress Laura Prepon and The Handmaid's Tale's ...

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Animal Crossing Mobile Gets a Direct This Week

Confirmed on Monday by Nintendo, the Direct will take place on October 24 where players can expect to see a wealth of information about the popular series' transition to the mobile platform. Personally, as a fan of the series, and someone who wastes almost an hour nearly every day on Animal Crossing: New Leaf keeping my villagers in check , I'm a bit leery about a mobile release but, considering their past efforts, I still have hope.

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OnePlus 5T leaks yet again; November launch likely

As you can see clearly, there's no fingerprint sensor on the front of the phone, which is now expected to be present at the back. OnePlus 5T is being said to come with a slim bezel. It's also worth noting that the OnePlus 5 is no longer available for purchase in most markets, including Europe and the USA, which suggests that a new version could be on the way as well.

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Porsche 911 Carrera T revealed, arriving Down Under Q2 2018

The 911 Carrera T will arrive in March 2018. "There's also a more aggressive front spoiler, "Agate Grey" wing mirrors, titanium grey 20" Carrera S wheels, black exhaust tips and distinctive decals and stripes. To cut weight the conventional door openers have been replaced by door opener loops. Staying with the 272kW/450Nm flat six of the standard 911 Carrera , the new variant rides 20mm lower and features optimised Sport Chrono Package, a shortened shift throws with red shift pattern ...

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Tesla clinches deal to build new factory in China

The Wall Street Journal reported earlier that Tesla and the Shanghai government have reached a deal for a facility in the city's free-trade zone. The influential magazine gave Tesla's Model S sedan an "above average" score. The new factory could mean lower production costs for Tesla but not likely eliminate China's 25% import tax.

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The Fitbit, Inc. (FIT) Stake Held by the BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd

Year to date, the stock has underperformed the industry it belongs to. Management has taken some recovery initiatives that include executive shakeup and cost structuring. The legal version of this piece of content can be viewed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/10/20/fitbit-inc-fit-shares-bought-by-intellectus-partners-llc.html.

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Active Mover: Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WGO)

Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc increased Winnebago Industries ( WGO ) stake by 55.43% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. They noted that the move was a valuation call. (NYSE: WGO ) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, October 3 by Robert W. Baird. If you are viewing this article on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States and worldwide copyright and trademark legislation.

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Oral Sex Increases the Chances of HPV-Related Cancer Among Men

The human papillomavirus (HPV) is a lot more risky than many people think, so we should always take all the measures of precaution against it. Men who have performed oral sex on more that five partners have a high risk of developing neck and head cancer related to HPV, Daily Mail reported.

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Orionid Meteor Shower Brings Some Pretty Spectacular Photos

When does it peak? Cooke told Space.com he wasn't sure why the meteor shower was discovered so late, given that records of Halley's Comet exist for millennia. The Orionid shower occurs as the earth moves through a cloud of thousands and thousands of clumps of space rock. "The Orionids are so named as they seem to originate, or radiate, from near the famous constellation Orion".

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Google helps Hurricane Maria-affected Puerto Rico with its Project Loon

Project Loon head Alastair Westgarth said in a blog post that Project Loon is "still an experimental technology and we're not quite sure how well it will work", though it has been tested since previous year in Peru following flooding there.

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Question mark on Rahul's Twitter popularity: Congress says report factually wrong

In a piece for DailyO in June previous year, Lal took instances of three hashtags to show how Prime Minister Modi's visits trended on Twitter. Lal raised two questions at the end of that piece, asking whether BJP supporters were using Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) to mask their IP addresses, or whether the party had hired a marketing agency out of Thailand.

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Seventh-grader Gitanjali Rao is America's `Top Young Scientist'

After being named one of 10 finalists in the 2017 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge , she spent three months working with a scientist to develop her idea. "The tool allows easy testing at home or agencies for quick detection and remedial action". She hopes to solve the water contamination crisis and decrease long-term health effects from lead exposure.

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Reliance Jio's most popular plan may not be that 'attractive' now

And the "daily limit" of internet usage on Jio's tariff plans have also been changed by the company. One shift which will hit users hard is that anyone who gets done with their daily quota will have to deal with 64kbps speeds in place of the 128kbps threshold the brand has maintained so far.

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IPhone 8 Sales Anemic So Far, Mobile Carrier Says

Apple is allowing its iPhone Upgrade Program customers to "get a head start on your upgrade to iPhone X". The CEO of Rogers Communication, Canada's largest mobile provider, called consumer demand for the devices "anemic". Apple was yet to release figures for the early sales of iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. So if you're eligible for the criteria, all you have to do is download the Apple Store app on your iOS device and select the iPhone X model that they wish to purchase and get it pre-approved ...

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SEAP: Linux on Galaxy

During the Samsung Developer Conference 2017, the South Korean company has announced that the forthcoming Linux on Galaxy app will bring Linux environment on the makeshift desktop through Samsung DeX . There are obvious limitations to this as a lot of software needs to be updated to support Samsung's DeX, but that's changing. As per the company, this will also enable developers to work with their preferred Linux-based distributions on their mobile devices.

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Gospel artist reveals she was 'suicidal' in Destiny's Child

While they may have been the envy of every girl in the late 1990s and early 2000s, in a 2013 interview, Williams revealed that she was suffering from depression during that time. "It got really, really bad.to the point I was suicidal", she shared. "Letters like this comfort me letting me know it's OK to CONTINUE sharing my story that I actually share with millions of others!" The singer then revealed she began to have suicidal thoughts.

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High Safety Rating Awarded to 2017 Jeep Compass

After scoring " good " marks after being tested in IIHS's five simulations of: a small-offset frontal impact, a rear collision capable of inducing whiplash, roof-deformation consistent with a rollover, a moderate-offset frontal impact, and a side impact with a large SUV or pickup truck, the all-new 2017 Jeep® Compass earned the prestigious safety distinction from the IIHS, according to Jeep ® who noted that the Compass' available Automatic Emergency Braking ( AEB ) tech was worthy of ...

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Japanese company suits Apple for Animoji

Another feature the company announced is " Animoji " which allows users to create and share emojis that follow their #Facial Expressions. Apple's chief marketing officer, Phil Schiller, said that the feature is a "great experience" that allows users to communicate.

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South Korean Poll Prompts Reprieve For Kori 5 And 6

Moon has previously said he wants to phase out use of nuclear power in the country entirely. Meanwhile, citizens who opposed the construction of the new nuclear reactors said that while they regret the decision, they respect the public survey.

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Snap Inc. (NYSE:SNAP), NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)

It has underperformed by 27.12% the S&P500. Mitsubishi Ufj Securities Holdings Company increased its stake in Nvidia Corp ( NVDA ) by 110.75% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. At present, NVIDIA Corporation has a PE ratio of 56.66 with a forward P/E of 49.25 *. In related news, Director Mark L. Perry sold 16,281 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, August 14th.

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Alphabet Leads $1B Investment in Uber Rival Lyft

It was reported a month ago that Alphabet will invest in Lyft and the rumors turned out to be true. As we explained recently , Lyft has been putting together a host of partnerships of late, an Android-like strategy that is positioning the company well for the coming years.

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Nokia 7 makes bothie photos more affordable

HMD Global has revealed its latest Nokia-branded handset, the mid-range Nokia 7 . The Nokia 7 is presented as a mid-range phone and bridges the awkward gap left by the Nokia 6. On the front, you get a 5 MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture with 1.4 micron pixel size. The smartphone has been launched in China and comes in two variants based on 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM.

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Google makes 'try without downloading' Instant Apps public

The malware appeared to be mainly aimed at US users but has also been seen in Russia, Ukraine, Brazil and Germany. Google will partner with HackerOne, a bug bounty program management website, to target a list of apps and flaws such as those that allow a hacker to redirect a user to a phishing website or infect a gadget with a virus.

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Secret Apple Car Spotted In Testing Helped By Lexus?

Importantly, the Lexus RX was the model of the three vehicles covered by the permit that Apple received from the California DMV to test self-driving cars. When asked if he caught a look at the compute stack, he said that it was likely located on the roof with the sensors, which would indicate a departure from other self-driving auto operators, who typically load their GPUs in the vehicles trunks.

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Pokémon GO Halloween Event Officially Announced, Gen 3 Pokémon Confirmed

The company says "a number of Ghost-type Pokemon originally discovered in the Hoenn region" will arrive as part of the event, including "Sableye, Banette, and others". " Last but not least, you'll have the opportunity to stock up for your upcoming adventures with special boxes from the in-game shop, featuring items such as Raid Passes and Super Incubators".

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Favorite Halloween candy in each state

Reese's is new to Illinois' top three list, while Sour Patch Kids replaced Kit Kat as the No. 1 treat. While people in fat states like MS and Arkansas are most often enjoying 3 Musketeers bars and Jolly Ranchers this time of year, Michiganders are gnawing on candy corn .

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Japan's lunar orbiter discovers moon cave potentially suitable for use as shelter

Emptiness contains under the Marius hills on the external side of the moon . These ancient caverns, located near the Marius Hill region of the moon, are described by the researchers as a "pristine environment to conduct scientific examination of the Moon's composition and potentially serve as secure shelters for humans and instruments".

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Facebook bringing explore feed to mobile and desktop users

On Wednesday, The Next Web's director of social media Matt Navarra found out that the Explore Feed feature of the social networking site has already arrived on Facebook's desktop site. The icon was eventually labeled Explore , and this has since been the name of the alternative feed. As it turns out, the rocket ship icon is just the latest in Facebook's ongoing experiments in presenting an alternate News Feed to users - one that consists of posts, articles, photos and videos from ...

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This photo is why everyone is so excited about the iPhone X

Vinh also said feedback from stores indicated that customers were waiting to purchase the iPhone X or to compare the iPhone X with other models before buying the iPhone 8 . "Investors have heard iPhone 8 sales aren't strong, so suppliers such as Merry and Catcher have been weak". AT&T's disclosure defied analysts' expectations that the share of upgraders would start to inch up, with Americans eager to grab newer and cooler smartphone models.

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Orionid Meteor Shower may be visible tonight

It returns to Earth's vicinity about every 75 years, making it possible for a human to see it twice in his or her lifetime. Because they seem to radiate from a point close to the star Betelgeuse in the constellation Orion , astronomers call this particular shower "The Orionids".

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Moto X4 Now Available For Pre-Order at Amazon & Other Retailers

When using this accessory, it's really supposed to be stationary. Motorola has said they're not giving up their modular design for Moto Mods anytime soon and unlike LG, they are continuing to pump out more mods for their customers. The mod will work exactly as the normal assistant and comes with a dedicated speaker that will output Alexa's voice. Remember that the Smart Speaker Moto Mod can be used only when there is a compatible smartphone.

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Google honours astrophysicist Chandrasekhar with doodle

The critical mass that makes a star too massive to become a " white dwarf ", 1.4 times that of the Sun, is now known as the " Chandrasekhar limit ". In 1983, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar became the first astrophysicist to win the Nobel Prize in Physics .


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