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Cassini Spacecraft Starts Weaving Between Saturn And Its Rings

Cassini Spacecraft Starts Weaving Between Saturn And Its Rings

The unprocessed images show features in Saturn's atmosphere from closer than ever before. The craft was able to capture a few close images of Saturn's surface during its first dive, but the team will be able to take more calculated risks in the upcoming dives and capture awesome observations of the planet's surface and inner rings the likes of which we have never seen before. Read More

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OH NO! 'Baahubali' war scenes left injury marks on Prabhas!

OH NO! 'Baahubali' war scenes left injury marks on Prabhas!

The newest poster of the movie features Rani Devasena, who married Amrendra Baahubali. To put things into perspective, the biggest Hindi films release in 4,500-5,000 screens at best (dubbed versions included). The images of Baahubali (Prabhas) facing off with Bhallaladeva (Rana Daggubati) are very exciting, and the hashtag #WKKB was one that went viral in the immediate aftermath of the first part's release. Read More

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Google Starts Downranking Fake News

Google Starts Downranking Fake News

The company's main search product has similarly been accused of spreading extremism: in late 2016, a search for "did the Holocaust happen" gave, as its first result, a link to Holocaust denial on racist website Stormfront. From Facebook to Wikipedia, internet organizations are focusing efforts more than ever before to crack down on fake news - poor-quality web content that typically spreads through misleading, often offensive headlines. Read More

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Alexa rolls out to UK Amazon Fire TV devices

Alexa rolls out to UK Amazon Fire TV devices

Fire TV now features an overhauled Netflix-type user interface - called the Cinematic UI - that is created to make finding movies and TV shows easier. Amazon describes its new user interface as a "cinematic experience", with trailers and screenshots from shows and films embedded directly into the menus. Read More

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Bayern beaten, Dortmund win

Bayern beaten, Dortmund win

Kramaric nearly opened the scoring eight minutes into the game before Bayern goalie Sven Ulreich was on guard to deny Nadiem Amiri his side's best chance following a one-on-one in the 9th minute. "You can see in our game the number of wasted goal chances, one after the other, the many games where we have failed to knock out the opponent", Tuchel said, following their midweek 3-0 win over Hamburg SV. Read More

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Baltimore officials to judge: Don't delay police overhaul

Baltimore officials to judge: Don't delay police overhaul

The Justice Department on Monday asked the judge overseeing the plan, called a consent decree, to postpone for 90 days a scheduled hearing Thursday. "What they press and don't press will probably change", Jackson said of the Justice Department. The review will target "collaborative investigations and prosecutions, grant making, technical assistance and training, compliance reviews, existing or contemplated consent decrees, and task force participation", the memo stated. Read More

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Samsung discusses the design details of the Galaxy S8 and S8+

Samsung discusses the design details of the Galaxy S8 and S8+

The Samsung Galaxy S8 was launched to a resounding success thanks in large part to some of its new features that haven't been seen in any other smartphone. Samsung is getting rid of the "Edge" distinction and bringing curved sides to all S8 phones. The original Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ models with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage are now up for pre-orders in multiple global markets. Read More

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Google turns its maps into "Ms. Pac-Man"

The game turns your exact location into a game of Ms. Pac-Man down to the direction of the streets, which is a pretty awesome detail. Some users have reported that clicking the icon takes you to a random location to play the game. Unlike both of its Maps celebrations, the Doodle allowed simultaneous multiplayer, with Player One controlling Pac with the arrow keys on the keyboard, and Player Two controlling Ms. Read More

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Microsoft sued by PC users over Windows 10 upgrade

Microsoft sued by PC users over Windows 10 upgrade

Announced at the company's fall Windows 10 event in New York City a year ago, the update brings a number of changes, both big and small, to Microsoft's ubiquitous operating system. You can still happily use Paint for 2D doodlings as well. Microsoft hasn't discussed a public release date for that yet, though, which means the Creator's update will have to tide us over until then. Read More

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Facebook fires another salvo at Snapchat with Stories

Facebook fires another salvo at Snapchat with Stories

In an Instagram/Snapchat/Google Hangouts-effects-like experience, the new Facebook camera features effects such as masks, frames and interactive filters that can be applied directly to the multimedia. Yes as you might have guessed by now this Stories feature work just like they do on Instagram and WhatsApp. The company plans to regularly refresh the creative effects in the camera to give you fun new effects to explore. Read More

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It's Earth Hour - Canadians turn out the lights

He said the Parliament of Pakistan is glad to be a part of the Earth Hour movement which will see its tenth year this year. Earth hour is a dedicated worldwide movement organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature . From Australia , it moved westward through Asia, where Hong Kong's skyline went dark in solidarity while at Myanmar's most sacred pagoda, the Shwedagon, 10,000 oil lamps were lit to shine a light on climate action. Read More

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Google Isn't Playing Nice With Nexus 6

Picture in Picture: Android O video apps will be able to put themselves into a Picture in Picture mode so that video will still play after you switch to a different app. Google has shown real faith in its work with the limits and claim that they started working, apps will have minimal impact on the battery life of an Android device. Read More

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IPhone 8: USB-C Confusion

Apple's upcoming iPhone, expected to launch in September, could charge faster than previous models, according to a new analyst report. Kuo notes that instead of outright replacing Lightning with USB-C, Apple would be upgrading its next generation iPhone lineup - the iPhone 7s , iPhone 7s Plus, and OLED-equipped iPhone 8- with next-generation internal components boasting fast charging capabilities. Read More

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Shipping VR Headsets By End Of March, Says Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Shipping VR Headsets By End Of March, Says Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Microsoft's Mixed Reality technology is the same tech that powers its Hololens augmented reality headset. Gesture tracking, another key pillar of the HoloLens experience, is also missing from the Acer HMD. Developers can use the high-fidelity headset while creating their mixed reality experiences. He's referring to taking real-life scanned items and putting them in VR, versus taking virtual things and floating them in the everyday world (AR). Read More

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On-song Tsonga to tackle Pouille in all-French final

Victory Sunday in the final would mean a career first for Tsonga of back-to-back ATP triumphs and marks a real return to form for the 2016 US Open quarter-finalist. I will have to make choices', said Tsonga after the title won in Marseille . The 23-year-old Pouille won the opening set by breaking Gasquet in the 12th game and carried the momentum into the second set by winning the first five games to remove any suspense. Read More

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SpaceX Red Dragon Mission To Mars Pushed Back For 2020

NASA spokesperson Rob Navias, as per the LA Times , said the Dragon capsule was about seven-tenths of a mile below the space station and heading toward its final approach when the abort command was triggered. NASA confirmed on its TV service that the capsule, carrying almost 5,500 pounds of supplies and research materials, was "captured" by astronauts operating the station's robotic arm at 2:44 a.m. Read More

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Record manatees seen in statewide count

That's a far cry from the estimated 1,267 manatees seen in 1991. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has reported a preliminary count of 6,620 manatees in Florida waters. The public comment period closed the following April, but the service still has not announced its final decision. The foundation has represented residents who formed the organization Save Crystal River. Read More

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Spain's Princess Cristina acquitted, husband jailed

Spain's Princess Cristina acquitted, husband jailed

Princess Cristina has been ordered to pay 265,000 euros (£227,000) in civil liability for benefitting, albeit unknowingly, from illegal gains. The ruling said: "We must acquit and we are acquitting Cristina Federica. The investigation heightened the impression among Spaniards that the royal family was out of touch with ordinary people just as Spain was suffering its worst recession of modern times. Read More

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