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The team determined the atmospheric makeup of the exoplanet by studying it as it passed in front of its host star and measuring how the planet and its atmosphere affected light from the star. "Until now, sodium was revealed either as a very narrow peak or found to be completely missing". This important discovery has now given astronomers the opportunity to observe the full range of possible atmospheres on other planets, which can help shed more light into cloud formation and composition, ...
  • How our Sun will die decoded

    How our Sun will die decoded

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    The envelope can be as much as half the star's mass. "Not only do we now have a way to measure the presence of stars of ages a few billion years in distant galaxies, which is a range that is remarkably hard to measure, we even have found out what the Sun will do when it dies".
  • Apple Tipped to Launch iPhone with Triple Rear Cameras in 2019

    Apple Tipped to Launch iPhone with Triple Rear Cameras in 2019

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    News about Apple iPhones is always exciting. According to a research note from Yuanta Securities analyst Jeff Pu, Apple is likely to launch at least one new iPhone with a triple-lens rear camera setup in the second half of next year. The support document, obtained by 9to5Mac interestingly talks about fixing the iPhone X's rear camera in order to get FaceID working. The 3x optical zoom function will enable three times magnification without compromising on the quality.
  • Companies Worldwide Scramble To Meet EU Data Deadline

    Companies Worldwide Scramble To Meet EU Data Deadline

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    Companies are still struggling to get compliant before the legislation is given the force of law. You will need to update your privacy notices to provide the additional information required by the GDPR , and you may well need to relook the portions of any contracts with European Union residents and citizens that deal with their data rights.
  • Khattar's remarks add to anxiety on namaz issue

    Khattar's remarks add to anxiety on namaz issue

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    He also added that the government was all eyes on the situation, and suggested that if there was shortage of places, people should offer namaz at home. "But if there are objections from any department or any individual, then we have to be careful". Reacting to the transfer of Kathua rape-murder case to Pathankot, on the direction of the Supreme Court, Capt.
  • Nintendo Switch Online Will Bring 20 NES Games To Switch

    Nintendo Switch Online Will Bring 20 NES Games To Switch

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    The initial lineup of classic NES games will be Ice Climber , Football, Super Mario Bros ., Super Mario Bros . 3, The Legend of Zelda , Tennis , Dr. Nintendo Switch games such Splatoon 2 , ARMS , Mario Kart 8 Deluxe , Mario Tennis Aces , and Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido , will require a Nintendo Switch Online membership, but other games will vary.
  • Windows Timeline is coming to Android in the Microsoft Launcher

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    The company has announced Project Kinect for Azure and hopes its efforts will result in the creation of new AI solutions, including things like deeper machine learning and cognitive services. Brad Smith, president of Microsoft said in a blog post on Monday (May 7) that AI can be a game changer for people with disabilities. "Project Kinect for Azure" empowers new scenarios for developers working with ambient intelligence to dramatically improve insights and operations.
  • Windows 10 sees new features this week with update

    Windows 10 sees new features this week with update

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    Some of the other issues that users are reporting include File Explorer crashing, BSOD during the update, Microsoft and third-party apps become unstable, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connection troubles, and hardware not working - just to name a few.
  • Nintendo is hiring a Zelda level designer for future games

    Nintendo is hiring a Zelda level designer for future games

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    The modding community for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is consistently putting in work. It's been met with one side accusing Nintendo of "SJW bulls***t" for even entertaining the idea, whilst others just really want to play a Zelda game through the princess' point of view.
  • Pokémon GO Fest 2018 And Safari Zone 2018 Announced

    Pokémon GO Fest 2018 And Safari Zone 2018 Announced

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    The event is set to last from July 14, 2018, to July 15, 2018. Niantic has announced the second Pokémon GO Summer Tour. According to an announcement on the popular mobile augmented reality game's website , this year's festivities will take place in Lincoln Park on July 14 and 15, and will include "a 1.8-mile walking course" that is meant to have "exclusive activities for Trainers of all ages".
  • Pixel 2 devices can now have Alexa as default voice assistant

    Pixel 2 devices can now have Alexa as default voice assistant

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    Until now, you had to launch Alexa every time and it could not be set as the default assistant app. Fast forward to the opening keynote of Microsoft's Build 2018 developer conference moments ago, both companies were on stage to show off the progress of their on-going work.
  • Windows 10's Timeline feature is coming to Android

    Windows 10's Timeline feature is coming to Android

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    Microsoft also announced today a new feature called Your Phone, that's created to show you the most important information about your phone directly on your PC so that you don't have to switch between your Windows 10 PC and smartphone when working on an essay or document.
  • Nokia 7 Plus to get this incredibly important feature soon

    Nokia 7 Plus to get this incredibly important feature soon

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    The rumors claim that Nokia X will be a high end smartphone and we are anxiously waiting for the phone. The 2017 Nokia 5 was launched in 2GB and 3GB RAM variants. For photography, there is a 13-megapixel rear camera , and an 8-megapixel front camera . That is set to change soon as HMD Global has confirmed the phone's second SIM too will be made VoLTE compliant soon.
  • Microsoft Build 2018: How to watch, livestream and what to expect

    Microsoft Build 2018: How to watch, livestream and what to expect

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    The starting time for the sessions will be 8:30 AM (Seattle Time) which will be around 4:30 PM UK time and around 9:30 PM Indian Time. While this year's Build keynotes probably won't have as much on offer for non-developers we should still get to see a glimpse of what Microsoft has in store for Windows 10 users going forward, including Sets and Cloud Clipboard.
  • Million Years Old Sea Creature Fossil Discovered by Young Girl

    Million Years Old Sea Creature Fossil Discovered by Young Girl

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    Reports coming from Tennessee informed that the 11-year-old Ryleigh Taylor, living in the east region of the area, was walking along with the shore of Douglas Lake and found the 475-million-year-old fossil. "To find something like that, it could spark this youngster into a whole career", he concluded. After examining the rocks, she noticed that one of the rocks looked unusual.
  • Bank stocks surge as Sensex rises nearly 300 points; Nifty above 10700

    Bank stocks surge as Sensex rises nearly 300 points; Nifty above 10700

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    The US jobs report for April showed unemployment dropping to a 17-1/2 year low of 3.9 per cent but wages barely improved, suggesting the Fed would keep raising rates but at a gradual pace. France's CAC 40 edged up less than 0.1 percent to 5,517.49, as a plunge in Air France shares over its latest strike weighed on sentiment. World shares were mostly higher Monday following strong gains on Wall Street after the U.S.
  • Reliance Jio planning to invest another Rs 60000 to expand fiber network

    Reliance Jio planning to invest another Rs 60000 to expand fiber network

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    It is expected to roll out commercial services in the second half of the year. "Essentially the implication was that incumbents would need to raise tariffs, but this would effectively lead to loss of market share for incumbents as JIO would offer the best "value" to subscribers and hence continue to see large subscriber additions", noted JP Morgan in their recent report on RIL .
  • Samsung may launch its foldable Galaxy X phone at MWC 2019

    Samsung may launch its foldable Galaxy X phone at MWC 2019

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    According to the source, Samsung will introduce Galaxy S10 in January, as a result of "jubilee" is the flagship will be able to go to the beginning of 2019. However, since new information has claimed that the firm may debut its foldable smartphone at the same venue, it is now being speculated that the Galaxy S10 may get an early launch next year.
  • Instagram Makes Serious Money Moves With New Payment Feature

    Instagram Makes Serious Money Moves With New Payment Feature

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    With time, we expect Instagram to roll out this feature to other countries as well. Initially, Instagram just getting the payment option, unlike the Whatsapp which have a larger platform. Insta payments is not as diverse as WhatsApp. Instagram is known as a common space for sharing creative imagery, art, ideas and more - but it has potential to be a lot more.
  • Apple replacing some iPhone X units plagued with Face ID issues

    Apple replacing some iPhone X units plagued with Face ID issues

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    As per the document, Apple has asserted that users using the affected iPhone 7 units may experience a speaker button issue during phone calls. Apparently (and somewhat counterintuitively), the Face ID problem has something to do with the rear camera on the phone, as the document says the first step should be to run a diagnostic test to see if Face ID issues can be resolved with the fix of the rear camera.
  • Stock to Track: Fitbit Inc (FIT)

    Stock to Track: Fitbit Inc (FIT)

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    The company was downgraded on Monday , April 2 by Morgan Stanley. The shares were sold at an average price of $4.62, for a total transaction of $23,100.00. Senvest Management LLC now owns 1,592,113 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company's stock worth $9,091,000 after acquiring an additional 1,092,113 shares during the period.
  • Google News to be revamped with elements from Play Newsstand and YouTube

    Google News to be revamped with elements from Play Newsstand and YouTube

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    To be clear: YouTube will emerge unscathed, with the service continuing to function the exact same as it does now - no sections will be added or removed. The mobile app update will presumably come as a new version of Google's existing News & Weather app. More will be revealed in Google I/O 2018 . Google Play Newsstand is now an odd hybrid of magazine store and RSS reader.
  • Trump's use of 'provocation' threatens North Korea peace talks

    Trump's use of 'provocation' threatens North Korea peace talks

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    Bush administration. Trump thanked Merkel for her leadership in the campaign of maximum pressure on the North Korean regime, which has helped to reach "this important step". Kim first outlined his dual approach, known as the " byungjin line", in a speech to a Korean Workers Party meeting in March 2013, two years after taking power.
  • Samsung has patented a new transparent and flexible smartphones

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    In General, we note that Samsung and other manufacturers are looking for. Of course, the world's top smartphone vendor has a long history of adopting similarly pompous aliases for its unreleased flagships, including Project Dream for the Galaxy S8 , " Star " (S9), and reportedly, "Crown" (Note 9 ).
  • Carbon Dioxide Levels In Atmosphere Reached 60-Year High In April

    Carbon Dioxide Levels In Atmosphere Reached 60-Year High In April

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    Last month, carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere were measured at 410 parts per million (ppm), the highest measurement in the past 800,000 years, according to the Scripps Institute of Oceanography . Prior to the onset of the Industrial Revolution, carbon dioxide levels had fluctuated over the millennia but had never exceeded 300 parts per million.
  • This City Endured a 122.4-Degree Day. It's Likely a Record

    This City Endured a 122.4-Degree Day. It's Likely a Record

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    However, the World Meteorological Organization doesn't verify monthly temperature extremes, so this reading might never become official. Nawabshah had the highest temperature ever reliably measured on the planet for the month of April, according to The Washington Post , which cited Etienne Kapikian, a meteorologist at Meteo France.
  • Video Game Hall of Fame to announce Class of 2018

    Video Game Hall of Fame to announce Class of 2018

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    Developed all the way back in 1962 for the DEC PDP-1 computer housed at MIT, Spacewar! is one of the earliest video games to ever be created. " Tomb Raider " not only broke boundaries in its technological achievements, which features a cinematic 3D universe, but it also features the most iconic female protagonist in gaming: Lara Croft .
  • Lenovo K8 Note, Moto Z2 Play get Android 8.0 Oreo update

    Lenovo K8 Note, Moto Z2 Play get Android 8.0 Oreo update

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    Motorola released the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Moto X4 , the Project Fi model, back in December , so it makes sense for the USA company to continue with the updates. The company further recommends users to update their profile with current phone, carrier and serial or IMEI number. We're not sure if the companies have plans to update these devices beyond Oreo, but I wouldn't get my hopes up if I were you.
  • The Galaxy A6 and A6+ (2018) are Samsung's new mid-range smartphones

    The Galaxy A6 and A6+ (2018) are Samsung's new mid-range smartphones

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    The Galaxy C7 Pro packs a 3300mAh battery with fast charging support (100 percent in 100 minutes). The device will be powered by the 14nm Exynos 7870 octa-core processor coupled with Mali-T830 GPU and 4GB of RAM. From the above featured image, we can confirm the device to come with the metal unibody design. The selfie camera setup is capable of clicking portrait mode shots.
  • IPhone X becomes world's best selling smartphone for Q1 2018

    IPhone X becomes world's best selling smartphone for Q1 2018

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    The stock jumped 3.2 percent to $174.52 (roughly Rs. 11,700) at 9:33am in NY. We believe Apple's ecosystem approach including an install base of over 1.3B devices globally is leading to record Services revenue, and we expect the higher-margin services revenue growth to continue outpacing total company growth.
  • Google: Political advertisers must now give ID, disclose buyer

    Google: Political advertisers must now give ID, disclose buyer

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    The search and advertising behemoth will now require further verification from people wanting to purchase political ads, including the need to confirm they are a USA citizen or lawful permanent residents. The report will be joined by a searchable library of election ads, enabling anybody to see which ads have been purchased on Google and who paid for them.
  • Semenya and Horn break barriers in Doha

    Semenya and Horn break barriers in Doha

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    When she was asked about why she hadn't commented on the IAAF rules to counteract higher levels of testosterone in women, she was quoted as saying by AFP , "I don't talk about nonsense". "I'm really blessed. I made some mistakes, but very happy with the result", the IAAF Athlete-of-the-Year 207 said after his win. The series continues in Shanghai on May 12, then makes its only USA stop in Eugene, Oregon, on May 26.
  • Lawmakers Squash South Carolina Bill To Outlaw Nearly All Abortions

    Lawmakers Squash South Carolina Bill To Outlaw Nearly All Abortions

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    And if the bill ended up on his desk, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster said he would sign it. If passed, it would be the most restrictive abortion law in the nation. This year's state legislative sessions have featured a big wave of anti-abortion activity in Republican-controlled jurisdictions. The Senate has been debating a bill banning "dismemberment abortions", which are late-term abortions in which the fetus is pulled apart and removed piece-by-piece.
  • More Spectre-Type Flaws Found in Intel Chips

    More Spectre-Type Flaws Found in Intel Chips

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    Of the 8 new Spectre variants, Intel has classified 4 of them as "high-risk" while the other 4 are classified as medium risk. The year began with frightful news for CPU manufacturers after two security flaws, named Meltdown and Spectre, were discovered.
  • Google Assistant has a ton of awesome 'Star Wars Day' easter eggs

    Google Assistant has a ton of awesome 'Star Wars Day' easter eggs

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    Google wants to help you see your favorite movies with only minimal effort, and so it has updated Assistant with a new feature: the ability to buy movie tickets for you. Fandango has also incorporated digital payment platforms into its ticketing service, including Google Pay and others, enabling ticket purchases via debit and credit cards with just one touch.
  • NASA Suspends Public Voting For OPSPARC Challenge Over Racial Attacks

    NASA Suspends Public Voting For OPSPARC Challenge Over Racial Attacks

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    India Skinner, Mikayla Sharrieff, and Bria Snell, 11th graders from Banneker High School in Washington, DC , are finalists in a NASA youth science competition. "While it is true they had awesome community support in the popular public voting, the challenge is focused on the delivery of the scientific exploration ..." The Huffington Post reports that the voting results were sabotaged by members of an anonymous Internet forum called 4chan, who alleged that the girls didn't deserve to ...
  • Xiaomi Redmi S2 with dual cameras gets certified on TENAA

    Xiaomi Redmi S2 with dual cameras gets certified on TENAA

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    The company has released a post confirming the launch date on its official Weibo (microblogging website) handle. Based on the leaks that we have come across so far, the Redmi S2 is expected to come with a design similar to the Redmi Note 5 Pro and the recently launched Mi 6X .
  • ATF agent critically injured in Chicago shooting

    ATF agent critically injured in Chicago shooting

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    The report said there is nobody in custody. An ATF agent was shot early Friday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, police said. No one is now in custody in relation to the shooting, according to the newspaper. Police say a second officer was taken to a local hospital for observation but he was not struck by gunfire.
  • Samsung Galaxy S10 to get in-display fingerprint sensor technology

    Samsung Galaxy S10 to get in-display fingerprint sensor technology

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    Some early rumors point that Samsung will be looking to ditch some of its long-standing branding in favor of a fresher name . Coming to the features of the phone, an in-display fingerprint sensor is expected. At the moment, Vivo is the only phoner maker to release a phone with the fingerprint reader being embedded under the display. Samsung's Exynos variants are typically released in Europe, with Qualcomm's next-gen Snapdragon 855 processor set to power its US-bound version.
  • China asks USA to amend ZTE business ban

    China asks USA to amend ZTE business ban

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    The statement by a Pentagon representative sent to The Wall Street Journal states that "Huawei and ZTE devices may pose an unacceptable risk to the department's personnel, information, and mission". Both Huawei and ZTE state that no such capability exists.We think so too and the ban is turning out to be one huge joke takn too far. Best Buy in March reportedly cut ties with Huawei , following the lead of USA carriers like AT&T and Verizon, which decided not to sell the company's Mate 10 ...