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Apple to Launch a Cheaper MacBook Air Soon

Apple's doing really well in the mid-range Smartphone category with its cheaper iPhone variant called iPhone SE. The KGI Securities Analyst Ming Chi-Kuo claims that the Cupertino-based company will launch an low-priced MacBook Air this year.

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The Moon Will Get Its Own Mobile Phone Network in 2019

It took them 50 years to incorporate a mobile network on moon after the first NASA astronauts walked tot he moon . The mission to setup 4G on the moon is being spearheaded by German space company PTScientists , whose goal is to bring down the cost of doing research in space.

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Storm Emma causes transport chaos across UK

Large swathes of the country were bracing themselves overnight for some of the worst snow storms ever seen as a second red weather warning was issued for south-west England and south Wales meaning the conditions could pose a risk to life. Depending on how the situation develops, the department may leave it to individual schools in certain areas to make their own decisions about whether to reopen on Monday.

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New Snapchat Spectacles May Release In 2019

The glasses were initially only sold through pop-up vending machines sprinkled across the country. Most were under the impression that Snap had moved on but that apparently isn't the case . The company has reportedly prototyped a version out of aluminum that uses a more circular lens frame. The third product version will reportedly see it moving more upmarket, with a leather case, a built-in Global Positioning System, and a cost of more than double the current $130 price being part of ...

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Record-high temperatures in the Arctic have scientists concerned

Sea ice coverage is now at or close to record low levels at both the Arctic and Antarctic regions. Around the entire Arctic region, temperatures are now about 20°C (36°F) above normal, at -8°C (17.6°F), according to DMI calculations.

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Worm moon 2018: What to know about the full 'worm' moon

This year, March will see two full moons– the first rose on Thursday, and the second will occur on March 31. The " Worm Moon" is named as such because of the earthworm casts that could be found after the snow thawed in the southern parts of the United States.

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HEB Selena bags up for auction, sale for big bucks on eBay

The bags are $2 and made of 100 percent recyclable material. H-E-B worked with Selena's sister, Suzette Quintanilla, to create the design for the chic tote, which features iconic images of the Latin music superstar and the title "Queen of Cumbia" in bold, pink letters.

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Fitbit stumbles in latest earnings, but promises a new 'mass appeal' smartwatch

Fitbit's net loss narrowed to $45.5 million, or 19 cents per share, from $146.3 million, or 65 cents per share, a year earlier. The stock increased 1.60% or $0.92 during the last trading session, reaching $58.55. Investors should also consider seeking advice from a broker or financial adviser before making any investment decisions. The SMA20 for the stock is at 0.39 percent, SMA50 stands at -7.34 percent, while SMA200 is -9.71 Percent, according to Finviz reported data.

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GitHub hit by largest DDoS attack in history

DDoS attacks have been on the rise in recent times. "At 17:26 UTC the command was initiated via our ChatOps tooling to withdraw BGP announcements over transit providers and announce AS36459 exclusively over our links to Akamai", GitHub revealed.

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In Antarctica discovered the largest colony of penguins

With the help of satellite images, scientists were able to locate 1.5 million Adélie penguins congregating on a remote, jagged outcropping of islands known as the Danger Islands. "You can then stitch them together into a huge collage that shows the entire landmass in 2D and 3D", said Professor Hanumant Singh, an engineer at Northeastern University who developed the drone's imaging and navigation system.

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Offaly hit with fresh Status Orange warning for tonight

Further heavy snow falls are expected in these areas right through until tomorrow morning. "Having considered this serious warning, the National Emergency Coordination Group has advised that people should not venture out of doors when the red level warning is in place".

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Watch Asteroid 2018 DV1 Zoom Past Earth Today

Technically, 2018 DV1 is classified as "potentially unsafe", but NASA uses that term rather liberally: Anything that is more than 492 feet wide and occupies an orbit that approaches within 4.6 million miles of our planet. One asteroid came nearly three times as close to our planet on January 18th and a pair of celestial wanderers made similar moves on the same day last month.

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Become Human set for 25 May release

Another is Kara, who becomes a fugitive after empathizing with the daughter of her owner. Players will guide these three characters through their individual arcs, with their paths crossing at certain points throughout the story. Step into the roles of the story's pivotal three playable characters, each with unique perspectives as they face their new way of life. Entire scenes and segments can be experienced or missed depending upon your personal experience.

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Microsoft will distribute and patch Spectre microcode via Windows update

In the meantime, Microsoft will deliver Intel's microcode updates to devices with 6th Generation Intel Core (Skylake) processors if they are running Windows 10 version 1709 (Fall Creators Update) or Windows Server version 1709 (Server Core).

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Big four wireless carriers announce next steps in secure authentication

In order to shed some light on this matter, Ronan Dunne made a decision to tell everyone that the only thing that people can expect related to 5G technology is networks by stating the following: "if there's anything available in 2018, it's more likely to be a hotspot".

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Facebook admits splitting the News Feed in two was a dumb idea

The tech giant specifically said it would jettison its "Disputed Flags" program, which instituted indicator warnings for potentially fraudulent or misleading information in certain articles seen on the trending news sidebar or users' news feeds.

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Astronomers Pick Up First Light to Ever Shine in Universe

The gas then cooled and cast a shadow on what's known as the universe's cosmic microwave background , an ancient light released at the time of the Big Bang. "It's extremely exciting to see a new glimpse of this slice of the universe's history, and the EDGES detection is the initial step toward understanding the nature of the first stars in more detail".

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Did the moon form inside a 'spinning donut' Earth?

The team of researchers then began to consider other possibilities for the moon's origin and came up with a theory they believe explains some of the moon's features that they don't think fit with the traditional explanation for how the moon was formed.

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GOES Weather Satellite Prepped For Launch Aboard Atlas V Rocket

GOES-16, meanwhile, was tasked with standing watch over the eastern USA and Atlantic Ocean out to Africa. Tim Marsh, acting GOES-R system program director at NOAA stated that the total cost of the four satellites, from inception to the conclusion of their mission in the 2030s, will be approximately $10 billion.

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Moon gears up for Paralympic Games, urges support for another success

The Neutral Paralympic Athletes delegation consists of 10 competitors in alpine skiing, 12 in Nordic skiing and three in snowboard competition. Two ice sports - para ice hockey and wheelchair curling - offer one gold medal each. Which Team Australia athletes are competing at the 2018 Paralympics? North Korea sent a almost 500-member delegation to the February 9-25 Winter Olympics.

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Overwatch's new hero is Support class character Brigitte Lindholm

Brigitte's basically got a mini Reinhardt shield that is primarily designed for protecting herself, but she can use it to help her bodyblock something for a teammate. After a few days of teasing involving artworks that depicted a weapon and shield, Blizzard finally introduced Brigitte as the 27th Overwatch hero.

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Slovak police detain seven in investigation into journalist's murder

Gaspar identified the detainees by their first names and initials and some of these appeared to match names of Italian businesspeople who were the focus of Kuciak's final report. A participant holds a banner reading: "PM Robert Fico in bed with Italian mafia" during a march in honor of murdered Slovak investigative reporter Jan Kuciak and his girlfriend Martina Kusnirova in Bratislava, Slovakia, on February 28, 2018.

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ANC claims 'moral victory' after EFF's motion on land is passed

Parliament on Tuesday agreed to the EFF's motion to expropriate land without compensation. Since taking power in 1994, the ANC has made land redistribution from whites to blacks without compensation one of its main policies. Julius Malema of the radical Marxist opposition party the Economic Freedom Fighters proposed the seizure of White-owned lands and received the support of the African National Congress whose members constitute the majority of the parliament.

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Asus Zenfone 5 Lite Full Specs, Key Features, Pros, Cons and FAQs

The flagship among the three is the Asus ZenFone 5Z and it resembles the iPhone X . The display finds the full screen being occupied leaving very little for the bezels and the aspect ratio kept at 18:9. This smartphone is made out of metal, and in addition to a dual camera setup on its back, it also comes with a rear-facing fingerprint scanner, and an LED flash.

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More than 2 million Australian vehicles with faulty Takata airbags recalled

Up to a million more cars could be recalled over faulty airbags, bringing the total count of affected vehicles to four million. Worldwide, there have been at least 23 deaths and over 230 serious injuries reported as associated with defective Takata airbags.

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Lebanese Billionaire Ayman Hariri's Social Media App Vero Is Going Viral

At some point in the future anyone outside of the first million users will need to pay a small fee. And because I need to try every social media service (from Allo to Peach , I've been there) I asked, "what is that?" One of the major parts of the service is setting friend levels.

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Mercedes Benz launches new S class at Rs 1.33-1.37 crore

Mercedes also claims that the cost of ownership of a new S-Class will be lower than that of the outgoing model, thanks to their Star Ease package which, according to the brand's website, allows you to "lock-in tomorrow's service at today's prices ".

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Amazon bolsters smart home security offerings with latest acquisition

Ring is a company behind the Ring Doorbell. Amazon may have just officially put a ring on Ring, but the relationship between the two started through its Alexa Fund , which funnels money into companies that create new ways to integrate Amazon's voice technology into their products.

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Nokia phones to expand to high-end while also striking nostalgia chord

Nokia just unveiled a number of new devices at MWC 2018 , bringing the company back into the modern landscape with a slew of new Android devices. A year later, the HMD chose to modify the firstborn and made a number of changes to the model 2018.

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Huawei P20 & P20 Plus Camera Setups Pictured In Renders

There have been a lot of rumours that have surrounded the upcoming Huawei P20 smartphone wherein many had believed that the device would have three rear cameras . It is conceivable, however, that only the P20 Plus has the triple camera setup . Even the most modest of these handsets, the P20 Lite (pictured up top) is no slouch with respect to specifications.

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Supreme Court Stalled On Union Case

AFSCME , a challenge to an IL law that allows unions to collect fees from non-members. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees ( AFSCME ) on Monday morning. Lawyers for the United States argue that issues like merit pay, state employee tenure and the size of the workforce relate to the proper structure and operation of government.

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Samsung Galaxy S9+ vs. Apple iPhone X camera comparison

Tech giant Samsung , which launched its new flagship smartphones Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 , will now launch the smartphones in India. The camera (primary on the S9 Plus ) uses two aperture sizes based on the lighting conditions.The phone's camera will use with a wider f/1.5 aperture in low-light conditions, while it switches to a f/2.4 aperture in bright conditions.

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Actions on Google Assistant now supports 7 new languages

It's hard to tell exactly who's in the lead, but it's very close between Amazon and Google , and Google is smart to leverage its advantage with Android to expand Assistant's reach. For example, saying "OK Google, goodnight", for instance, could dim your Philips Hue lights , dial down the temperature on your Nest thermostat and lower the volume on your Google Home.

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ASUS ZenFone 5 hands-on: This iPhone X runs Android

The ZenFone 5 Lite is the more affordable version of the ZenFone 5 . The Zenfone 5 series phones have 19:9 displays and ZenMoji - something like Apple's Animoji. The Asus ZenFone 5 is similar to the ZenFone 5Z . The phone also holds a solution if you're anxious about overheating from heavy use, with four 0.06mm thick carbon fiber cooling pads that reduce the heat from the Snapdragon 845.

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Apple plans three new iPhones for 2018

Apple believes the new device will tap into demand for larger form factors, which they perceive is driven by users who want to be able to multitask and from business users. Apple is considering a gold colour option for the update to the iPhone X and the larger model. The company's also expected to debut a larger iPhone X-style phone with the biggest display ever put on an iPhone: 6 .5-inches.


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