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Moon rover with Audi logo to visit NASA's Apollo 17 landing site

TeamIndus is the only Asian team left in the competition to land a rover on the moon . The team will follow in the footsteps of former Apollo 17 moonwalkers, Gene Cernan and Harrison Schmittare who are putting their support behind this mission, on the provision that the team are not allowed beat the lunar speed record that Cernan set while on the Moon! TeamIndus is the only Indian team competing for the $30 million "Google Lunar XPRIZE ". Read More

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Tesla Update Expected For The Holidays

Tesla Update Expected For The Holidays

Using cameras and radar, it allows some Model S and Model X cars to match the speed of cars in front, stay within a lane, switch lanes by pressing the indicator, and perform basic self-parking. Tesla's current autopilot system, which has proven to be limited in crucial ways, will be upgraded to include 8 cameras and 12 supersonic sensors. That doesn't mean you can let your auto drive itself - that's still not legal - but over the course of the next year Tesla wants to push out software that ... Read More

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Nintendo Switch Will Unite Hardcore and Casual Gamers, Ubisoft Says

Just about everyone understands swinging a bat or rolling a bowling ball so, when they saw the console in commercials or being used by others, they instantly understood how they were meant to interact with games. obviously Pokémon , we've seen more recently". And it seems Ubisoft isn't the only game developer impressed by the Nintendo Switch. Despite the statement, Take-Two Interactive has yet to release any information that may suggest that it is actually working on titles for the ... Read More

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Sonia admitted to hospital with fever

Sonia admitted to hospital with fever

An Indian opposition party official says the party's leader, Sonia Gandhi, has been hospitalized for a viral fever. In 2013 too, she was taken to a hospital for a few hours after she fell ill in the Parliament. She had to be airlifted to Delhi and was out of action for nearly two months. She also underwent surgery on her left shoulder on August 3. Sonia Gandhi has been shifted to New Delhi's Ganga Ram Hospital yesterday morning, his party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said in a statement. Read More

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A look at Texas' first homegrown case of Zika

A look at Texas' first homegrown case of Zika

Public Health England issued an update on Wednesday about the number of cases of Zika infection in the United Kingdom, including the first likely case of sexual transmission. Since the case was confirmed , county health officials have started testing in the surrounding area between 14th Street and International Boulevard, and Taft and Garfield streets. Read More

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Trump suggests 'consequences' for any flag-burners

We agree flag-burning is distasteful and disrespectful, and we do not condone it. The university then chose to stop flying the American flag at the campus, which also infuriated some members of the community. It's worth pointing out that there's little Trump can actually do on this matter, as it's already been settled by the Supreme Court , which in the 1989 case Texas v. Read More

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Storms take aim at large wildfires in South

Storms take aim at large wildfires in South

Storms moved through the area as part of a system ravaging the Southeast, spawning suspected tornadoes in parts of Alabama and Tennessee, killing five people and injuring more than a dozen. State law enforcement set up a hotline for people to report missing friends and family. The fire had not reached the hotel, but smoke had permeated the building, making it hard to breathe, he said. Read More

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Above-average Atlantic hurricane season comes to a close

Above-average Atlantic hurricane season comes to a close

NOAA's forecast called for 10 to 16 named storms, 4 to 8 Hurricanes and 1 to 4 Major Hurricanes. One thousand people in Haiti died during the storm, in addition to 46 people in the U.S. The mountains caused Matthew to diminish to a Category 3 hurricane, but restrengthening occurred over the warm waters of the Bahamas. Waves crash against a seawall in Baracoa, Cuba, Tuesday, Oct. Read More

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First Global Mission for Pokemon Sun and Moon is Live

First Global Mission for Pokemon Sun and Moon is Live

But unlike Pokemon games of the past, Pokemon Sun and Moon are children of the 21st century. The first global mission? To do so, players should proceed to the Festival Plaza by pressing "X" and choosing the "Festival Plaza" icon. But, as we reported previously, Sun and Moon combined sales would have taken the top spot easily. The gameplay of the newly launched Pokemon games revolves around overcoming trials from the island's "Kahuna" or captain. Read More

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Here's What Could Happen at the Key OPEC Meeting

Here's What Could Happen at the Key OPEC Meeting

Saudi Oil Minister Khalid Al-Falih said the oil market will recover in 2017 even without cuts. At an informal meeting in Algiers in September, the 14 members agreed to work towards a cut of between 500,000 and one million barrels. But OPEC intervention aims to expedite this balance and the market recovery at a faster pace ", he said. Oil futures were subjected to further selling pressure in United States trading on Friday as OPEC fears intensified after a period of silence, which ... Read More

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Microsoft CEO says an "ultimate mobile device" is coming

NokiaPowerUser has more detailed information claiming that the Microsoft Surface Phone will have a 5.5-inch QHD display and will be equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 , as well as, 6 GB of RAM. "Therefore, we stopped doing things that were me-too and started doing things, even if they are today very sub-scale, to be very focused on a specific set of customers who need a specific set of capabilities that are differentiated and that we can do a good job of", Nadella stated. Read More

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'Moana' cruises with $81.1M Thanksgiving weekend

Last weekend's victor Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them dropped to second place with $45.1 million, dropping just 39.4%, bringing its domestic total to $156.2 million, from a $180 million budget. When combined with its first weekend , the film should break $150 million at the domestic box office by the weekend's end. Instead of growth from Friday-to-Saturday, Thanksgiving weekend provides numbers more similar to having two consecutive Saturdays before having a big drop-off on ... Read More

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NASA is hunting for a space poop genius

NASA is hunting for a space poop genius

When you consider food eaten by astronauts in space from a utility point of view, you don't have to think of only nutrition, shelf-life, taste and variety; you also need to account for another factor - the space it occupies. Food scientists are tweaking with ingredients and features and say they are making excellent progress. The goal is to test them within a year and fully implement them within three years. Read More

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The best laptop and MacBook deals on Black Friday 2016

If you can wait for Cyber Monday, eBay has got some great Apple deals coming up. Unlike many other "white" laptops out there (that are mix with tinges of non-white colors), the Apple MacBook MC240LL/A is white all over. Online retailers are fighting tooth and nail to delivery the lowest prices and tempt consumers - which is great news for us consumers as there's plenty of fantastic laptop and MacBook Black Friday deals to be had! The Apple MacBook MC240LL/A is now price at around $978. Read More

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You Can Finally Catch Ditto in Pokemon Go

You Can Finally Catch Ditto in Pokemon Go

They've also finally put out Ditto in their latest update, so that should mean new Pokemon are coming soon, right? But don't expect Ditto to be easy to find, this Pokémon won't reveal itself to players until after it has been caught. Niantic provided the example: "Some Pokemon such as Alakazam, Rhydon, Gengar will have their CP increased ". So in order to catch Ditto in Pokemon Go, you will need to have a lot of patience. Read More

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Pokemon Sun and Moon guide: How to get a shiny starter Pokemon

That's a little short of the 2.096m sold by 2013's Pokemon X and Y. Pokemon Sun and Moon players may have discovered a game-breaking glitch that only activates inside Pokemon Centers . what do you think of this difference between the two consoles? Each call for help increases the chances of the next ally Pokemon summoned into battle being a shiny, so the longer you keep at it, the better your odds. Read More

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Amazon Alexa Offers Hands-Free Access to 60000 Recipes

Amazon Alexa Offers Hands-Free Access to 60000 Recipes

Doing simple tasks is just the first step. For example, ask Alexa what you can make with chicken and sweetcorn and it will recommend a dish based on that criteria, along with an estimated cooking time. The vacuum can be controlled with four different commands, including start, stop, pause, and resume. The Verge confirms that the retail giant has added yet another skill to its Bluetooth speaker, now enabling users to take advice from Alexa in the kitchen. Read More

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Rule bans bars, many restaurants from creating pot-use areas

Rule bans bars, many restaurants from creating pot-use areas

The new rule, Regulation 47-900 , announced by the Liquor Enforcement Division of the Colorado Department of Revenue bars liquor-license holders from applying for a permit to allow pot-consumption. Colorado MADD director Fran Lanzer argued that when alcohol and marijuana use are combined they " result in greater [driver] impairment than either one alone ", further reasoning that it would be more hard for bar and restaurant staff to identify who to cut off for their own safety. Read More

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IPad Air 3 Release Date in 2017 with Round-up Leaks

IPad Air 3 Release Date in 2017 with Round-up Leaks

It wasn't always this way. While many retailers are getting deals ready left and right, ahead of Black Friday , one company was expected to ignore the date entirely: Apple . The Black Friday 2016 ads will surely include a number of discounts on popular Apple products. Hhregg , best black Friday deal for the iPad Pro dropped its price of $70 off, decreasing its price to only $729. Read More

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg lays out plan to combat fake news

It also prompted social media users to complain that Facebook and other sites had kept people in bubbles of like-minded opinion; some also said that fake news had influenced the vote. The general takeaway from the lengthy Facebook post is that the social network plans to be more proactive in identifying and removing fake news articles from users' feeds moving forward. Read More

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Dishonored 2 has received a PC update

Dishonored 2 has received a PC update

But if the actual quality of the game was your only concern, Dishonored 2 hits it out of the park - and will likely continue doing so next month. Hopefully, though, Bethesda and Arkane can fully fix Dishonored 2 and possibly move more units after its dismal sales drop from the first game. Read More

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Market Toyota C-HR Rolls Out in Los Angeles

Market Toyota C-HR Rolls Out in Los Angeles

Styling was not the only aim for the C-HR - Toyota promises it will deliver thrilling driving dynamics with impressive comfort. The Toyota C-HR might look familiar. While the rear seats fold 60/40 Toyota isn't disclosing cargo space, yet. Despite what appears to be a power deficit, Toyota says it wants the new C-HR to exhilarate its driver, and equates the vehicle's handling to "a well-sorted sports auto". Read More

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Note 7 Is Making a Come Back? Learn The Details Here!

Nonetheless, lots of rumors are already out there regarding the Note 7 successor and we have some interesting ones for you here. The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge was a nice phone but too small for many . Samsung, from an undisclosed and reliable source says that there are plans for refurbished Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to be introduced to emerging markets such as India and Vietnam. Read More

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Families celebrate National Adoption Day

Families celebrate National Adoption Day

She adopted 3 year old Damere Smith. "I didn't think" the adoption process "would be as hard, but I wouldn't trade it for the world", he said. Walter Sachs, Regional Managing Director of the Deprtment of Children and Families' Northwest Region, says there have been 103 adoptions in the Big Bend in the past year and the number of adoptions statewide is trending upward. Read More

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PlayStation 4 Finally Gets Mods With Minor Drawback

PlayStation 4 Finally Gets Mods With Minor Drawback

Sony is directly responsible for Fallout 4 PS4 mods being severely hampered and taking half a year to get ready, not Bethesda. Xbox One users have up to 5GB file size limit. With it, there is a projected rise in the number of players who will be motivated to play the game once more. Just a quick note regarding mods, though. Read More

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