• Trump administration plans to cut funding to International Space Station

    Trump administration plans to cut funding to International Space Station

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    The United States has spent almost $100 billion on the orbiting laboratory and has continually looked for ways to keep it flying. But in a brief and strongly worded statement NASA said it is "committed to full scientific and technical research on the orbiting laboratory, as it is the foundation on which we will extend human presence deeper into space".
  • Falcon Heavy makes push for space

    Falcon Heavy makes push for space

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    Photos posted by SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk then showed the new rocket inside its Florida hangar. SpaceX's Falcon Heavy was tested in its own launch side LC-39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
  • WatchOS 4.3 beta 1 for Apple Watch now available

    WatchOS 4.3 beta 1 for Apple Watch now available

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    In breaking digital health news today, Apple has announced that it is launching a feature that will allow consumers to see their medical records right on their iPhone. There's more than you'd think there is. Attorneys have asked a federal judge to temporarily halt Apple's iPhone battery recycling program, claiming the company could be destroying critical evidence in a lawsuit.
  • You Will Soon Be Able To See Snapchat Stories On The Web

    You Will Soon Be Able To See Snapchat Stories On The Web

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    In the weeks leading up to the release of the redesigned Snapchat for users in the United States the company announced that users will be able to share Snapchat content outside of the app, a Snap Inc . Which comes in very handy when you accidentally get drunk and post a series of videos to your story talking about how much Care Bears shaped you into the adult you are today, or something equally ridiculous.
  • Reliance Jio vs Airtel

    Reliance Jio vs Airtel

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    The Rs.149, Rs.349, Rs.399, and Rs.449 plans now offer 1.5GB of data per day, up from the 1GB FUP earlier. Bharti also introduced a special top-up coupon that was giving data at a rate of around Rs 2.14 per GB, much cheaper than what even Jio was offering.
  • Instagram Stories embrace the GIF

    Instagram Stories embrace the GIF

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    Thanks to the partnership with Giphy , Instagram users can now add amusing GIF stickers to their public and private stories . You can look through all the animated stickers available - powered by GIPHY, of course - or you can search for specific categories.
  • Range Rover SV Coupe Interior Teased Ahead Of Geneva Debut

    Range Rover SV Coupe Interior Teased Ahead Of Geneva Debut

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    Range Rover has confirmed reports that it will build a limited-edition, ultra-luxury two-door version of its Range Rover SUV, following repeated sightings of such a vehicle being cold-weather tested in disguise. This big, luxury two-door SUV will be built at LR's SV Technical Centre in Warwickshire, with production limited to just 999 models. Land Rover's Range Rover is about to receive the coupe treatment.
  • Apple to discontinue the first generation iPhone X this year

    Apple to discontinue the first generation iPhone X this year

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    Moreover, the KGI analyst also said that iPhone users in China have opted to keep their phones because of some notable reasons. There's clearly a lot riding on the one-two punch of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X , as smartphones continue to account for more than half of Apple's revenue and likely an even thicker slice of its earnings.
  • Senate fails to pass new budget, House shutdown begins in US

    Senate fails to pass new budget, House shutdown begins in US

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    But most federal workers will not be paid. President Donald Trump phoned Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY to invite him to the White House yesterday afternoon to try to reach some sort of accord. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also laid the shutdown at the Democrats' feet, blasting Democrats from the Senate floor where he said the shutdown "was 100 per cent avoidable".
  • Federal scientists say 2017 among warmest years on record

    Federal scientists say 2017 among warmest years on record

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    Average surface temperatures in 2017 were 1.1 degree Celsius above pre-industrial times, creeping towards a 1.5C ceiling set as the most ambitious limit for global warming by nearly 200 nations under the 2015 Paris climate agreement. However, the two reports agree that Earth is undergoing a long-term warming trend that shows no sign of abating, and that rising temperatures are driven by human activity, largely through the production of greenhouse gasses.
  • Nintendo Labo Variety Kit vs. Robot Kit: What's Different?

    Nintendo Labo Variety Kit vs. Robot Kit: What's Different?

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    The initial iterations of Nintendo Labo will come in two kits: The Variety Kit and the Robot Kit . It something we haven't really seen augmented reality do yet, and it only makes sense coming from our toy-making, ahead-of-the-game friends at Nintendo .
  • Facebook share price hit by news feed changes

    Facebook share price hit by news feed changes

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    Although Facebook doesn't say this is the reason for the change, it's not hard to imagine that what happened in 2016 helped shape the upcoming News Feed . So you'll get yourself up to the top of way more feeds by making it easy1and obvious-for people to engage with you. The positive side of Facebook's changes could be a boost for influencers who genuinely are sparking debate: who have interesting things to say and an engaged community of fans discussing them.
  • Nintendo Switch is getting two more Wii U ports

    Nintendo Switch is getting two more Wii U ports

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    The new addition for the Switch release comes in the way of the super cool, surfing Funky Kong and a new "chill" mode of play. Nintendo announced today that the game will be coming to their console this Spring, with the release date set for May 4th.
  • Dark Souls: Remastered Brings Lordran To Current Hardware In May

    Dark Souls: Remastered Brings Lordran To Current Hardware In May

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    But who cares, it's one of the most critically-acclaimed games coming to one of the most innovative consoles of recent years; that's enough in our book. A lot of re-releases made the news today - players can expect Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze , Dark Souls: Remastered and The World Ends With You: Final Remix on Nintendo's newest console.
  • Google Acquires Company With Tech That Turns Displays Into Speakers

    Google Acquires Company With Tech That Turns Displays Into Speakers

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    Should Google use this tech to remove the need for speakers in its future smartphones, it would free up space for other components and perhaps larger batteries, while doing away with bezels altogether. Though Redux's website has been shut down, you can check out a web archive of the site where the company explains its technology and mentions that it has 177 total patents, with 115 of them granted.
  • Elon Musk's SpaceX denies blame as spy satellite fails

    Elon Musk's SpaceX denies blame as spy satellite fails

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    The launch falls on the heels of Sunday's Falcon 9 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station that attempted to send the secretive Zuma satellite into space. The nature of the mission remains shrouded in mystery. SpaceX is also under contract from NASA to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, and it maintains that the first test flights with humans on board could happen as soon as this year.
  • The Overwatch League will be broadcast on Twitch

    The Overwatch League will be broadcast on Twitch

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    Activision Blizzard , its CEO Bobby Kotick and other staffers who it hired from traditional sports recruited its ownership for the league throughout 2017. The release teases Overwatch League " Cheermotes " as well as additional rewards for the "biggest fans" and unique Overwatch League in-game items for the league's most "steadfast viewers".
  • Huawei deal to sell phones through AT&T in United States falls through

    Huawei deal to sell phones through AT&T in United States falls through

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    Huawei had planned several announcements for the CES event this week, including speculation that it was ready to reveal a sales tie-in with AT&T , according to the earlier reports . For now, part of Huawei's plan is to reach out to USA consumers using alternative channels such as online and physical retail stores. The Wall Street Journal and The Verge both reported that AT&T backed out of the deal for some unknown reason.
  • Jimmy Iovine to Leave Apple Music in August

    Jimmy Iovine to Leave Apple Music in August

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    He first linked with Apple all the way back in 2003, when he met Apple founder Steve Jobs and exec Eddy Cue , and was a key proponent of Apple's iTunes and iPod brands. Apple didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. This rumor first surfaced on Hits Daily Double but since then Billboard has said that its sources have confirmed the news.