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Russian Federation fails to place satellite into targeted orbit

The new Vostochny spaceport is part of a move by Russian Federation, to move launches away from Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome and into the country's far east. According to TASS and quoted by the Agency Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin first mission of Angara starting from Vostochny will cover delivering to orbit satellites operating under GLONASS navigational system.

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Cybersecurity Experts trick iPhone X Face ID Technology with 3D Printed Mask

In the video, the mask unlocks the phone successfully twice, bypassing the required attention feature in the process - suggesting that a mask can actually fool iPhone's Face ID. However, at that time, questions were raised whether the company had turned the Face ID's "Required Attention" feature on or not. While in their previous video Bkav researchers didn't show the process of how long it took from that point to opening an iPhone X with the mask.

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Don Burke speaks for the first time after sexual harassment allegations

Burke told Grimshaw he had "genetic failings" and that he had diagnosed himself with Asperger's. He added: "I am happy to say to the people of Australia: this is my story, make up your mind if I'm the most evil person that's ever lived, that's your decision".

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Formula One changes logo for new-look future

The design - finalized following collaborations with the FIA and Wieden and Kennedy - was revealed publicly using a short video immediately after the end of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Abu Dhabi victor Valtteri Bottas didn't have much to say on the positive side either. "I'm really happy for him and his team, his mechanics - everybody".

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City sues Uber over 2016 data breach

These comments came on the heels of Uber's disclosure recently that it covered up a 2016 data breach which compromised data of some 57 million customers and drivers. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County State's Attorney Kimberly Foxx announced are suing Uber for failing to adequately protect its customers and drivers.

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Apple Suppliers Solve iPhone X Production Bottlenecks

Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V. now owns 142,517 shares of the iPhone maker's stock valued at $19,143,000 after purchasing an additional 2,683 shares in the last quarter. The production line simply could not keep up with the demand of the consumers, but as it turns out, Apple has been utilizing a revolutionary type of crystal for their TrueDepth camera, which is made up of liquid crystal polymer LTE antenna.

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Facebook rolls out AI that can spot suicidal posts before they're reported

Facebook's latest suicide prevention tool update doesn't rely on user reports to detect suicidal users, instead using artificial intelligence to detect when a user may be experiencing suicidal thoughts. Facebook did not say why the suicide prevention scheme will not be introduced in Europe, but it is likely to be due to strict data protection rules governing the collection and storage of personal information.

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Oppo F5 6GB preorders opening soon

The Oppo F5 6GB RAM variant is priced at RS 24,990 and will be available for pre-orders via Flipkart and sales will begin on December 1. Mark down your calendar, OPPO Malaysia has confirmed the arrival of the OPPO F5 6GB Red Edition on 6 December 2017, so as the pre-order date that will start on the same day at 12.30PM.

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Microsoft Office is now available for all Chromebooks

Microsoft's Office suite is now available in Google's Play Store for Chromebooks. Also, it was frustrating for some Chromebook users as sometimes the apps would show up, but soon disappear without warning, notes Android Authority. Despite this relentless growth, one thing that has been missing from the Chrome OS ecosystem is the support for Microsoft Office. In 2017 users of Google's Chrome book has increased as many more brands came in front to serve Chromebooks under their brand names ...

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The Substitute Phone is designed exclusively for smartphone addicts

There's an undeniable need to fiddle, fidget, and toy with them, and it's getting out of hand. Schillinger says of the product: "This calming limitation offers help for smartphone addicts to cope with withdrawal symptoms". Smartphone addiction has reached an all-time high. A lot of us check our smartphones hundreds of times a day slowly becoming addicted to our small rectangles of aluminium and Gorilla Glass; the Substitute Phone is trying to change that.

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After Uber, Imgur reveals 2014 data breach impacting 1.7 million user accounts

Hunt said that 60 percent of email addresses were already in the Have I Been Pwned database having been compromised in previous hacks. Imgur was contacted by a prominent security research Thursday evening about a potential security breach and confirmed within hours that 1.7 million user accounts were compromised in 2014, the site's chief operating officer wrote in a blog post .

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OnePlus releases Oreo system images for OnePlus 3 and 3T

Once Face Unlock is enabled, you can choose to unlock the OnePlus 5 with your face as soon as the screen turns on without swiping first. In case you're wondering, yes, this also brings Face Unlock feature - incredible feature, alright! - from OnePlus 5T to the 5.

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Sony Xperia XZ and XZs receiving Android 8.0 Oreo update

Interestingly, the latest Oreo update also brings November Security Patch for your phones. As per the official change-log, the Xperia XZ and XZs will be receiving several new features and improvements as a part of the new software update.

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Apple iPhone SE 2 said to launch in first half of 2018

Are you planning on buying a new product from Apple this Black Friday? The company is offering bundled gift cards on the purchase of selected iPhone, iPad and Macs. As part of the sale "Black Friday" buyers of such equipment from Apple as the iPhone, a line of Mac computers and iPads will be presented to the special bonus cards that are used for later cashing in the Apple Store.

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England to meet Australia in RLWC Final after beating Tonga

But as Tonga cut out the handling errors that had plagued their game, they hit a tiring England with tries from Tevita Pangai Junior, Siliva Havili and Tui Lolohea with Sio Siua Taukeiaho landing all three goals. "Throughout the whole tournament we've played for the whole 80 minutes and we showed that again today". England has broken a 22-year-old curse after beating Tonga 20-18 in the 2nd semifinal of the Rugby League World Cup.

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Scientists witness Galapagos finches evolve into new species

Since then, they have diversified in the same way that the Big Birds did, and resulted in different species with different beak sizes and features, allowing them to utilize the different food sources with the other species. Back in 1981, researchers working on a tiny volcanic island north of Santa Cruz called Daphne Major realized a unusual bird that didn't look like anything typically found on the remote dot of land.

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Nintendo's Super NES Classic is back at Best Buy this Saturday

Try your local Best Buy this Saturday, Nov. 25. Because Nintendo is Nintendo, and seemingly has an issue with providing all its customers with the appropriate power supply, the first batch of SNES Classics didn't come with a USB/Mains power adaptor.

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Amazon Black Friday Workers Go On Strike In Italy

Amazon's spokesperson at its Piacenza-area center told Italy's Sky TG24 TV on Friday the facility was keeping "our commitment to serve our clients" despite the strike . "Orders placed by Prime customers today will not be delivered before next week", Verdi said in a statement, referring to the premium service that usually sees deliveries arrive within 1-2 days.

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YouTube now available on Amazon Echo Show again

The new look seems to be the company's way of bringing the the YouTube app back to the Echo Show so that it is in compliance with the requirements set forth for its use by Google and YouTube. As part of the Black Friday , you can purchase Amazon Echo for $79.99 instead of the retail price of $99.99. What do you make of the overall interface and experience so far? If you are a big fan of Echo and Alexa, you should purchase the smart speakers now because of an unbeatable discount.

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Eastern Partnership declaration adopted in Brussels

The Joint Declaration referred to the Global Strategy for the European Union's Foreign and Security Policy. "There are some countries that are closer to Moscow, and others, less so". The summit was expected to end with the adoption of a declaration mentioning the "European aspirations" of the Eastern Partnership nations. The EU's bid to deepen ties with six former Soviet states enters its latest round in Brussels on Friday with anxiety about Russian influence running higher than ever ...

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Mystery of 'water marks' on Mars FINALLY solved

The fact that these streaks only show up in places where there are steep slopes help highlight the fact that they're probably made of dry material. The paper appeared in Nature Geoscience this week. Dundas and co-authors examined 151 RSL features at 10 sites. Each flow ends on a slope that matches the dynamic "angle of repose" seen in the slumping dry sand of dunes on Mars and Earth.

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Oscar Pistorius prison sentence is more than doubled

Oscar Pistorius has had his sentence for murdering his girlfriend more than doubled after a court ruled that his previous punishment was too lenient. Pistorius was originally convicted of culpable homicide - the equivalent of manslaughter - but the appeal court upgraded his conviction.

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New Aston Martin Vantage CONFIGURATOR goes live

Renowned automotive digital artist X-Tomi Design has come up with a neat digital rendering of the new Aston Martin Vantage . "The team has enjoyed incredible success over recent years with the outgoing V8 Vantage GTE and while this will hold fond memories for me, I can't wait to see the new auto race in anger at Spa-Francorchamps [the Belgian race circuit] next year and continue to write motorsport history".

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Earth's Night Skies Getting Brighter

However, researchers pointed out that the light pollution problem is actually worse than that. As for animals, these lights can kill - whether by attracting insects or disorienting migrating birds or sea turtles. The increase of artificial light is produced nearly everywhere on the globe, with regions of low informed previously where the luminescence is significantly more important, leading Christopher Kyba, a researcher at the Centre GFZ research of geophysics at Potsdam in Germany, the ...

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What Do Analysts Suggest For Intel Corporation

Last trading transaction put the stock price at $44.94. Taurus Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC ) by 10.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

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Xiaomi launches Mi Mix 2 Starck Edition with a price tag…

The Xiaomi has already increased the screen-to-body ratio in the Mi Mix 2 to 93% from 91.3% in the Mi Mix. The Mi 7 is expected to come with a glass back which indicates that it will support wireless charging out of the box. It comes powered 2.45GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor coupled with Adreno 540 GPU. The 16MP sensors will apparently be paired with f/1.7 aperture lenses, which should allow the Mi 7 to deliver improved low-light performance when compared to the dual ...

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United States to curb Samsung, LG washer imports

The four-member ITC panel recommended a tariff rate of 50 percent on imported washers above a 1.2 million-unit threshold over the next three years. The U.S. Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics said any tariff would raise prices, limit consumer choices and hurt job creation. The company is projected to sell about 1,2 million washing machines in the United States this year, an LG spokesman said.

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Those opposing Padmavati should see the film: Union Minister

Lead actor Shahid Kapoor , during an event said, "Sometimes films of this nature....it gets a bit complicated". The film has reportedly been given a go-ahead by the British Board of Film Classification. The government will not allow its release in the state. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali spectacle has been deferred back home after massive protests from right wing groups who cited alleged "distortion of history" and the Rajput queen being shown in a poor light.

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Nokia 2 Lands In India For Rs 7000

Additionally, there is a 4100 mAh battery on-board as well, which the company claims will provide two-day backup on a single charge. "In addition, a great display and pure, secure Android means you don't have to do less with your Nokia 2 to preserve longevity, it has been built to give you the freedom to do more".

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A brief visit from a red and extremely elongated interstellar asteroid

Calculations suggested it might be an interstellar interloper, and scientists announced Monday they have confirmed it came from outside our solar system . This piece of faraway solar system is thought to be a dense, possibly rocky or metallic substance with no water or ice. As of November 20, 'Oumuamua is travelling about 85,700 miles per hour (38.3 kilometers per second) relative to the Sun.

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Animal Crossing Pocket Camp: How to Sell Items

The cool theme in Animal Crossing Pocket Camp is very music-oriented, with it also seeing the eagle Apollo coming to your campsite. Get back to nature in Animal Crossing ™: Pocket Camp , the new Animal Crossing mobile game where you take on the role of campsite manager! No theme contains specific advantages to the player, though you'll inevitably favor one more than the others as a result of the furniture they initially grant you, or more importantly, the animal they send through ...

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December 2017's free Games With Gold titles for Xbox One, 360 revealed

As usual, both Xbox 360 games will be playable on Xbox One and Xbox One X via backward compatibility. For Xbox One you'll get the chance to download Warhammer: Endtimes - Vermintide and Back to the Future: The Game - 30th Anniversary Edition.

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Traders Sell International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) on Strength (IBM)

Int'l Business Machines Corp now has $140.44B valuation. The stock declined 0.04% or $0.04 reaching $89.9 per share. About 1,340 shares traded. Cibc World Markets holds 0.79% of its portfolio in International Business Machines Corp. Cullen Capital Ltd Com invested in 0.01% or 2,665 shares. Janney Cap Lc accumulated 0.01% or 6,946 shares. Moreover, Jag Capital Limited Co has 0.22% invested in International Business Machines Corp.

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Apple research gives a peek at its self-driving auto plans

This specific picture describes how Apple researchers, including paper authors Yin Zhou and Oncel Tuzel, created something called VoxelNet that can extrapolate and infer objects from a collection of points captured by a LiDAR array. "Most existing methods in LiDAR-based 3D detection rely on hand-crafted feature representations, for example, a bird's eye view projection". The pair also disclosed that they were able to beat other approaches for detecting three-dimensional objects that used ...

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Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ may show up at CES in January

There have been some other whispers about the Samsung Galaxy S9 Mini so it could be a good bet that the phone will be released as part of the Galaxy S range. Our sources have also told us a bit about the Galaxy S9's new design. If the renders from this Galaxy S9 leak are any indication, it's going to be a attractive device with premium looks to accompany its premium performance.


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