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Bigelow Aerospace to sell space habitats to customers

A Russian space agency proposed building a luxury hotel on the station - which is funded by NASA - and tourists who'd like to go would cost them $40 million per person for the entire trip. A rendering of the completed Chinese Space Station, including docked Shenzhou and Tianzhou spacecraft. The ISS has allowed global teams to conduct scientific research in a low-gravity environment.

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Intel Partners With PC Makers To Bring 5G To Windows Laptops

Still, the idea of tapping into a super speedy connection from your laptop while in a cab or on a train is tantalizing. Faster online gaming connectivity and quicker media streaming speeds are just a couple of the benefits consumers may soon reap.

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710bhp Ferrari 488 Pista Revealed - The Most Powerful V8 Prancing Horse Ever

The result is a auto with an uncompromising, track-like performance on the road, making the Ferrari 488 Pista capable of doing a 0-100kmph sprint in just 2.85 seconds and providing it with a top speed of 340kmph. At next month's Geneva International Motor Show, Ferrari will officially unveil a auto set to eclipse every performance and handling element of this hallowed trio-the 2019 Ferrari 488 Pista.

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Apple Reportedly Adding 'Hey Siri' Compatibility to Upgraded AirPods

Internally at Apple, the newer version of the wireless earbuds is being referred to as B288. Bloomberg report also talks about a 2019 version for AirPods . The first AirPods include a chip known as the W1, and Apple released the W2 with the Apple Watch previous year. Apple came up with AirPods in 2016 alongside the iPhone 7.

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BMW M4 Convertible 30 Jahre special edition revealed

Thirty years ago, BMW introduced the first ever M3 convertible in 1988 and now BMW is celebrating the 30th anniversary with the release of the BMW M4 Convertible 30 Jahre edition . The model rides on 20-inch wheels in Orbit Grey matt. Other exclusive finishes inside for the 30 Years pair include carbon fibre trim inserts, M floor mats and untranslated 30 Jahr Edition headrests and sills.

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Renault ZOE powers up its electric motor

The introduction of the R110 takes the number of variants of the Renault-designed and -produced motor available for Kangoo ZE, Master ZE, Zoe and Daimler's smart electric drive up to five (60PS, 77PS, 82PS, 92PS and 109PS). " Thanks to this power boost, ZOE is even more responsive and versatile when used for journeys out of town ", said Elisabeth Delval, Assistant Director, Renault ZOE Programme.

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Amateur astronomer captures a supernova's 1st light

Usually, when a solo star undergoes supernova, it can either produce a blue-toned variable star or a red-toned supergiant star, however, since SN 2016gkg produced yellow supergiant stars, it belongs to Type IIb i.e. It's like winning the cosmic lottery. "Professional astronomers have always been searching for such an event", said Alex Filippenko , an astronomer at the University of California, Berkeley in the US.

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Super Mario Odyssey Balloon World Update Out Now

A completely free update for Super Mario Odyssey is now available for download on Nintendo Switch which adds a new game mode and other goodies. Announced back in January , Balloon World has two sides to it. "While playing Balloon World, the atmosphere will change for each kingdom: for example, players will see it rain in New Donk City during the day and watch the sunset in Tostarena".

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Tag: LG K8 2018

There are three variants of this phone. The original K8 and K10 were released a year ago. According to the South Korean company, the updated K-series is aimed to bridge the gap between mid-end phones and premium offerings. The K10 Plus comes with 3GB of RAM , while the rest are limited to a disappointing 2GB. The storage can be further expandable up to 2TB via microSD.

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My PlayStation gives users web access to their PSN profile

Sony says there are additional features being added in the future, so we'll have to keep checking the site to see what ends up being added. For instance, you can log into the PlayStation Network to view or edit your own PSN profile. The goal of Sony is to add in My PlayStation to all the features of the Sony Entertainment Network, so as to allow players free access to various options from any browser.

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The Traders Buy NVIDIA (NVDA) on Weakness

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) has risen 48.79% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.05% the S&P500. Whale Rock Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in NVIDIA during the third quarter worth $93,171,000.

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Intel releases a new round of Spectre and Meltdown patches

This includes the Core X-series, Xeon Scalable and Xeon D chips as well. Intel has begun shipping microcode updates to its OEM partners to deal with Spectre and Meltdown , and presumably they don't come with the unwanted side effect of bricking PCs or random reboots.

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SpaceX delays Falcon 9 launch due to high altitude wind

SpaceX's plan is to "deliver broadband services directly to [people] anywhere in the United States or around the world" at speeds similar to some of the quickest ground-based internet connections. The fairings alone require significant investment on the part of the company so the ability to recycle them could represent substantial savings for the company.

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Volvo V60 unveiled: the wagon is cooler than ever

The new V60 improves on the old car's surprisingly tight cargo area to the tune of 29.7 cubic feet behind the rear seat compared to 28 cubes for the 2018 model. Other systems include Run-off Road Mitigation, Oncoming Lane Mitigation and the optional Cross Traffic Alert. Meet the handsome new Volvo V60 - a new family estate set to arrive in the United Kingdom towards the end of 2018.

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Women's downhill skiers win Olympic medals

Goggia clocked a competition-best time of one minute and 39.22 seconds, becoming the first Italian victor of the women's downhill event. It meant that Mowinckel had to settle for her second silver of the games after she finished second in the giant slalom last week.

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New Regulator Filing Suggests Apple Readying Two New iPads

Apple has been rumored to release new iPad Pro models this year, but it appears that the company might have different versions of its slate being prepped in the future. In December, DigiTimes reported Apple planned on introducing a lower priced iPad in 2018. Apple is also going to bring several iPad and iPhone devices into Eastern European countries and Russian Federation, with the legislators' approval.

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Facebook Messenger now lets you turn one-to-one calls into group chats

Once the call is finished, you'll maintain a text group chat with the other participants in your Messenger inbox. To see a richer and more integrated experience, simply tap on a pin in Messenger . If yes, then Facebook Messenger just heard you. In the past when Facebook Messenger users wanted to turn a one-on-one call into a group video or voice call they had to first end the call and then set up another one.

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Nest adds Google Assistant to the indoor Cam IQ

The camera is now compatible with the Google Assistant , meaning you can speak "OK Google " commands into and receive answers via the built-in speaker. More intelligent Nest Aware alerts . It will, however, respond to the "Hey, Google" or "OK, Google" wake phrases and can perform basic Google searches, tell you about the temperature and weather, add appointments to your calendar, and more.

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Qualcomm's sample headset teases what's next for mobile VR

Now the company wants to build on that foundation with a new reference device. "We continue to deliver new advancements in technologies for our customers to utilize as they aim to capitalize on the growing standalone and smartphone VR industry", says Hugo Swart, Head of Virtual and Augmented Reality Business Group, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

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Apple iPhone SE 2 Set to Debut at WWDC 2018

Meanwhile, Apple launched iPhone SE two years back in March 2014, which was the mini form of iPhone 6S for the people who can't afford iPhone 6S or who don't want to hold big phones in their hands. Apple engineers are working on ways to implement the button on the screen and also make Face ID more reliable so that it's easier to unlock the phone at a glance.

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BAAGHI 2 trailer is explosive: Meet our desi 'Rambo' Tiger Shroff!

With cropped hairs, bronzer look, muscular physique, chiseled body, wielding deadly guns & crisp dialogues ( Jo Tera Tortue Hai, Woh Mera Warm-up Hai ), it looks like we have got our first desi Rambo in the form of Tiger Shroff! Since Patani refers to Shroff's character as Ronny, one assumes that this film is connected to the events of the first one.

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Vonn trying not to think of downhill as her last at Olympics

But I'm proud to be competing for my country, giving it all and proud to come away with a medal". I've had a lot of ups and downs, mostly downs, in that time. My teammates have really supported me and we've helped each other. "I just used my brain because I have one sometimes and I use it". Shiffrin had initially planned to race in the downhill, but she opted out after scheduling changes due to weather stacked her events too close to one another.

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Israel, US test exoatmospheric missile system

Israel successfully tested its new Arrow missile defense system Monday, the Defense Ministry announced in a tweet, the accomplishment capping a program that's seen a series of delays and cancellations. "We are aiming for 100 percent success rate". The Arrow-3 system is perceived to be one of the most powerful weapons of its kind in the world. The was handed over to the Israeli Air force in January 2017.

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Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds

About 767,686 shares traded or 14.94% up from the average. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has declined 4.46% since February 20, 2017 and is downtrending. (NYSE:ALK) earned "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, January 8. The firm now has a hold rating on the stock. As per Monday, August 7, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies.

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South Korea Wants WTO Settlement Of US' 'Unfair Trade Protectionist Measures'

A South Korean lawmaker, Kim Sung-tae, said Engle told the lawmakers that the company planned to produce two new models in South Korea . He also said it was possible for two new models to be allocated to the Bupyeong and Changwon factories but did not specify whether the assignment would depend on the South Korean government's support.

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Latest Doom update adds motion controls on Nintendo Switch

The motion controls will allow players to use the Joy-Cons' built in gyroscope for precision aiming and can be used in tandem with traditional stick aiming if players prefer. Finally, the game's home icon on the Switch menu has gotten a new look to reflect the game's box art, while the update also includes some tweaks on a technical level, such as resolution adjustments, crash fixes, CPU optimizations, and more for the Switch version of the game.

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Is this the next-generation Porsche 911 (992)?

Redline is a lofty 9000rpm and the auto hits 100km/h in 3.2 seconds, on its way to a 312km/h top speed. From the outside, the massive rear wing and aggressive front fender vents carry over from the outgoing auto. Buyers can option for the Clubsport package which brings in a roll-over bar, fire extinguisher, battery disconnect switch, and six-point harnesses. An optional Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake system is available along with a Weissach Package for $18,000 to help reduce weight ...

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Next Falcon 9 Launch Delayed Until Feb 21

SpaceX says that if the new launch time doesn't work for weather or other reasons, the next opportunity to blast off will be the same time Thursday. According to Elon Musk , each fairing of Falcon 9 costs SpaceX around $5 million and that is why their company is trying to reuse the components of the fairing to make substantial savings.

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Suburban man arrested after kidnapping 11-year-old, police say

A man from the northwest suburbs is behind bars in Macon, Georgia. Police said Byrns initially made contact with the girl through an online video game platform, where he posed as a young girl. Police said they first did a major search of the nearby area, then tracked down the girl through her cellphone as she traveled north with Byrns. "She's lucky that the circumstances are not any worse than what they are", Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said, according to Fox News .

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Baaghi 3 announced ahead of Baaghi 2 release

The film's female Disha Patani shares the same on her twitter Account. Then we also have a YRF's untitled action film featuring Tiger with Hrithik Roshan coming out soon. The insider said that while Tiger's mother Ayesha Shroff is not very fond of Disha, the actor's sister Krishna Shroff gets along with her like a house on fire.

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Trump's National Security Adviser Says Proof of Russian Election Meddling Is 'Incontrovertible'

Russian nationals identified in a Justice Department indictment released Friday used cryptocurrency exchanges as part of an alleged scheme to mislead USA citizens leading up to the 2016 presidential election . "Today's announcement underscores why we need to follow the facts and work to protect the integrity of future elections", he said. Schiff also made an appearance in Trump's Sunday morning tweets , as he said, following the release of Friday's indictment, that the Obama ...

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Fortnite Season 3 Rewards and Items Revealed

Season 3's Battle Pass introduces unlockable loading screens, skydiving FX trails, and the aforementioned back bling. In the announcement it was revealed that their are 30 extra tiers in season 30, which takes the total up to 100, meaning plenty more items for players to unlock.

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Xbox One Developers Can Ban Keyboard and Mouse if They Choose

If you're rocking an Xbox One S , don't expect the 1440p support to work for anything but media and the interface though. Thankfully, Kevin Gammill, program manager for Microsoft's Xbox Platform Partner Group, has revealed via Twitter that the QHD resolution will soon be supported.

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Google Calls Out Microsoft for Software Bugs

That 90 day period expired on February 15. You can see why this is problematic: Once a vulnerability is public, hackers know where to probe and they can quickly release exploits that put users and their data in danger. But Google keeps doing it. Google Inc. has gone public with the details of a critical security flaw in Microsoft Corp.'s Edge web browser after Microsoft failed to patch the vulnerability despite being given a 90 day deadline to do so.

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Here's why Apple's iPhone X sales are affecting Samsung

Thus, Samsung can use those panels to differentiate its mid-rangers from the flat screened devices and justify the cost of the products compared to the dirt-cheap Chinese smartphones. Samsung has more skin in the smartphone game than most. The rise of ASP (average sale price) to more than make up for disappointing volume appears to be helping out significantly.


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