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Apple Self-Driving Car Project is Alive

Apple is on track to begin testing self-driving cars in California. Apple is now among the thirty or so companies that have a permit to test self-driving cars in the State of California. "We'll know more about Apple's secretive efforts after the company files its first report". In the letter , the group said that it was "enthusiastic about the potential of automated systems in many areas, including transport". Read More

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Arkansas Pushes To Carry Out Executions, Fighting Court Rulings And The Clock

Crowds gather at a rally opposing Arkansas' upcoming executions, which are set to begin next week, on the front steps of the Capitol Friday, April 14, 2017, in Little Rock, Ark. In a victory for the state Sunday, a federal judge in western Arkansas denied a stay request by Davis. Attorney General Leslie Rutledge's office said she would appeal the state ruling to the U.S. Read More

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Russia Relations May Be At An 'All-Time Low'

Russia Relations May Be At An 'All-Time Low'

Tillerson , on his first visit to Russian Federation in his current role, struck a more conciliatory stance, but said ties and trust levels were at a low point and restated Washington's position that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must eventually relinquish power, a position starkly at odds with Russian Federation. Read More

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Galaxy S8 Pre-Orders Shatter Records

In a new post on Twitter, Samsung Mobile India has teased the launch of its flagship phones in India on April 19, 2017. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are IP68 certified dust and water resistant, but Samsung in previous years has rolled out devices compliant with the US military's MIL-STD-810G rating for withstanding temperature extremes, altitude, shock, and other environmental variables. Read More

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Man jumps into icy pond to save his dog

Man jumps into icy pond to save his dog

Good samaritans try to help great white shark in Santa CruzThey both made it out safely but were soaked and shivering. The dog's owner, Duncan Mciver saw his pup slip under the ice and didn't hesitate to save him. After his stint in the frozen lake Mr McIver warned others never to dive into icy waters, but said he didn't regret his decision. Earlier this month, firefighters rescued a youth who wandered onto thin ice in Ted Hole Park . Read More

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Davis Cup: Australia leads US 2-0 in quarterfinal

Hewitt said it was no surprise Sock - the highest-ranked player in the tie - was subbed into the doubles after United States captain Jim Courier had telegraphed the possibility of a late change. United States of America captain Jim Courier preferred Sock to Sam Querrey and his faith was repaid, with the duo coming back from a set down to take it to five and eventually see out the contest 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3. Read More

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Amazon adds Alexa voice control to all Fire TV Sticks

Amazon adds Alexa voice control to all Fire TV Sticks

For those new to Fire TV, it's Amazon's line of streaming devices from which users can access Prime Video and the likes of Netflix, BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub. Alexa will also be able to read the news to viewers and will be able to carry out chores, such as setting reminders. With Alexa's help, you can open apps, search for music and TV shows, check the weather, and much more with your voice alone. Read More

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Major Microsoft Xbox Project Scorpio Reveal Coming Thursday

A year ago during E3, Microsoft ended the show on a big note, revealing Project Scorpio , an incremental Xbox One upgrade that promises to be "the most powerful console ever". This falls in line with the Xbox Play Anywhere initiative, where gamers can play games on any device with a single purchase. The new console revision to the Xbox One is also meant to bring 4K and virtual reality support to Xbox owners. Read More

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Twitter will now stop replies hogging your 140 character limit

Twitter will now stop replies hogging your 140 character limit

By making a simple tap on "Replying to..." you may join any conversation and also control the audience of your reply in that conversation. The update is rolling out now on twitter .com as well as on Twitter for iOS and Android. The company will continue to find new ways to improve conversations and make Twitter easier to use. Although the micro-blogging firm is sitting on a user base of 300 million, growth has taken a hit in recent years. Read More

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You can play 'Ms. Pac Man' on Google Maps

In honor of April Fool's Day tomorrow, Google has rolled out a temporary new version of its Google Maps application for iOS and Android. To play Ms Pac-Man in your browser, simply navigate to to google.co.uk/maps . Pac with WASD. To toggle the game, just look for the "Insert Coin" icon in the bottom left corner of your screen, and whatever part of the world you're looking at will be instantly transformed. Read More

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New laws mean Uber is finally bailing on an entire country

New laws mean Uber is finally bailing on an entire country

Uber drivers would not be allowed to take cash or pick up passengers on the street. Uber seems unwilling to adhere to the new requirements. Minister for transport Ole Birk Olesen of the Liberal Alliance party said in an official statement that it was "unfortunate" that there was not majority support for a liberalising of taxi laws that would have made Uber's life easier. Read More

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SpaceX Gears Up For Historic Launch Of Reused Rocket

SpaceX is attempting to use the same first stage booster it used in its first at-sea landing in the launch, and again attempt to return that booster to earth for future use. "When I got there, the airline wouldn't throw away that airplane and put me on a new one to bring me back a few days later", he says. SpaceX's first customer for such a rocket, the Luxembourg-based SES satellite company, prefers the term "flight-tested" to the word used. Read More

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Now Facebook Gets 'Stories' Feature

Now Facebook Gets 'Stories' Feature

Finally, Direct is essentially Snapchat's core functionality redux: Facebook users can send direct messages, photos and videos to friends that disappear immediately after they're opened. Other effects, such as animations and other interactive filters, are a new twist to dressed-up photos. The only drawback of the Facebook's new feature is that the stories shared is visible to all the "friends", and one can not opt out from the feature or hide it on his/ her timeline, as of now. Read More

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Ford investing $1.2B in 3 Michigan plants, adding 130 jobs

That's not accurate. auto companies are continuing to move US small vehicle production to foreign markets while investing in USA plants to make trucks and SUVs. "This is a day to celebrate USA manufacturing as it continues to grow and evolve and support American jobs, and pledge to continue working together to keep MI and the U.S.at the forefront of innovation and technology". Read More

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Will the Russia-Trump investigation uncover anything?

Will the Russia-Trump investigation uncover anything?

Last month Mr. Trump's nominee for National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn , resigned from his post after it emerged that he had withheld information about being in contact with Russia's Ambassador in Washington prior to Mr. FBI Director James Comey says neither the Department of Justice nor his own agency have evidence to support a claim by US President Donald Trump that his Trump Tower headquarters had been wiretapped during the 2016 election campaign. Read More

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Defining Pluto as a planet again!

Defining Pluto as a planet again!

The Solar System could have way more than just eight planets according to recently proposed criteria. Runyon and his team said that instead, planetary classification should focus on defining characteristics like atmosphere and landscape, and should be organized in a hierarchy similar to that of life on earth. Read More

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Mass Effect Andromeda: 12 Critical Reactions You Need To Know

Mass Effect Andromeda: 12 Critical Reactions You Need To Know

BioWare has released similar notes for previous games in the Mass Effect series and it's a trend that has been picked up by other major game releases, such as the Fallout 4 sick note that also aimed to give fans the day off. This can be seen in the video of a Mass Effect Andromeda playthrough on a regular PS4 without day one patch. For those who had high hopes for Mass Effect: Andromeda , which is the first game in the franchise made specifically for current-generation consoles, this is ... Read More

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Beyond 'Apartheid': UN Commission Pushes Legal And Propaganda Offensive Against Israel

Beyond 'Apartheid': UN Commission Pushes Legal And Propaganda Offensive Against Israel

A United Nations spokesman said the issue with Khalaf was not the content of the report, but a result of her failure to follow the necessary procedure before the publication. Since Guterres became the United Nations chief on January 1, Dujarric said he has been "very clear in his advocacy for the rights of the Palestinian people" and "for a two-state solution and against any unilateral moves that would undermine that goal". Read More

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Hyundai Recalls Close to 1 Million Vehicles

Hyundai Recalls Close to 1 Million Vehicles

There have been no deaths reported in relation to the seat belt glitch. A Hyundai recall has been issued due to an issue with the design of several of the company's vehicles. Hyundai is still investigating the issue with ZF-TRW, the seat belt supplier. If you own one of these vehicles and have further questions, you're encouraged to call Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460 and ask about recall #160. Read More

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Blue Origin Shares Video of New Glenn Rocket

Blue Origin Shares Video of New Glenn Rocket

Although it is now the only space company to show off its' newest heavy-lift booster technology, it is known that both SpaceX and NASA are also working on their own respective designs. " Blue Origin has been forthcoming with Eutelsat on its strategy and convinced us they have the right mindset to compete in the launch service industry", he said in the news release. Read More

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Skiers courageous the slopes of Mount Etna as it erupts

Skiers courageous the slopes of Mount Etna as it erupts

It can burst into action several times each year. Scientists and volcano experts seem more preoccupied about the potential eruption of the Erta Ale than the current activity being seen in Sicily. It has erupted 49 times since 1955. Residents in the nearby cities of Catania and Toarmina could see the lava show in the distance. The first recorded observation of Etna's eruptions dates way back to 425 BC. Read More

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Dead Rising 4 Soon To Be On Steam

Dead Rising 4 Soon To Be On Steam

Add Dead Rising 4 to the growing list of timed exclusives to hit Valve's digital distribution platform, Steam. The upcoming release was announced yesterday by Capcom, which co-published the title with Microsoft. On the other hand, Capcom recommends that players have these recommended system requirements to be able to play the game comfortably. Dead Rising 4 welcomes players to the seasonal festivities of Willamette, Colorado amidst a mysterious outbreak that is spreading across ... Read More

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Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is Initiated by Rosenblatt to "Buy"

Price Target is an important factor while doing analysis of a stock. (NASDAQ:AMD)'s growth estimate is 66.7 percent for the current quarter. Analysts estimated $-0.02/share for the previous Quarter, where Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. had its "market perform" rating reiterated by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 6,63,57,063 shares. Read More

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The Snapchat IPO Just Got a Lot Cheaper

The share prices, which were disclosed in a securities filing early Thursday, are non-binding. A final price will be set in the coming weeks after Snap meets with investors. Snap was founded in 2011 and booked $404 million in sales for the 12 months ended December 31, 2016. However, net loss widened to $514.64 million from $372.89 million a year earlier, hurt by higher costs. Read More

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Whales beached in New Zealand's Golden Bay at risk of 'exploding'

In total, an estimated 666 whales had been stranded at Farewell Spit, on the northern tip of the South Island, in one of the largest mass beachings recorded in New Zealand. "This morning we'll be getting people down there basically poking holes in them, letting the gas out of them", he told Radio New Zealand . The shallow seabed surrounding the spit is believed to interfere with the whales' sonar navigation systems and regularly sees mass strandings. Read More

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New research could help detect autism earlier

The team scanned the brains of all three groups three times - at 6, 12 and 24 months of age. "Early diagnosis in autism does make a difference". Next, the team developed an algorithm that predicted, based on all the brain measurements, about 80% of the 15 high-risk infants who would later meet the criteria for autism at 24 months. Read More

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ISRO Creates Another History; Launches Record 104 Satellites In One Go

India's space agency - ISRO has created a history by launching 104 satellites in a single rocket into the earth's orbit. 15, ISRO launched the rocket from Sriharikota's Satish Dhawan Space Centre, which is in Andhra Pradesh. ISRO had earlier launched 23 satellites in a single mission in June 2015. India has bettered that record with almost thrice that number. The Indian Cartosat-II series satellites, cartographic and earth-observation satellites, were the first to be released into ... Read More

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Phil Jackson's pressure on Knicks' Carmelo Anthony backfiring

The Knicks president was in favor of Ding's comment and told his followers, "I learned you don't change the spot on a leopard ". Graham was a talented power forward on Georgetown's 1984 NCAA championship team alongside Patrick Ewing. The Knicks are 22-31 and could miss the playoffs for the fourth straight year. "Jackson undoubtedly overestimated his own ability-perhaps you've heard something lately about the no-trade clause he gifted to Melo in 2014-to kindle Anthony's evolution from ... Read More

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