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Rubber feet, which are ubiquitous on most decent speakers sold in the last three decades, are safe to use on any surface you'll find in the home, and don't leech oil into any kind of material. To Apple's point, the Echo Dot and Sonos One speakers can reportedly cause similar marks to appear on certain wood surfaces, although complaints regarding Amazon's and Sonos' devices don't appear to be widespread.
  • Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn Will Arrive In Spring 2018

    Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn Will Arrive In Spring 2018

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    Fast-forward four years, and after very few news updates in the interim, new finally broke this morning that Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn will soon be upon us . In case you missed the trailer last week, make sure to check it out below. Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn's crowdfunding campaign launched in March 2014 and raised over $473,000 by the time it wrapped two months later.
  • Scientists predicted a quick global catastrophe

    Scientists predicted a quick global catastrophe

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    With the majority of the acceleration due to melting ice floes in Greenland and Antartica, the rate of acceleration to 2100 would be as high 65 centimetres. In the new report, an worldwide team of scientists from the United States, Australia, and China explained that the rate of sea level rise has grown from 2.2 millimeters in 1993 to 3.3 millimeters in 2014.
  • Watch the Royal Navy blow up a WWII-era bomb at sea

    Watch the Royal Navy blow up a WWII-era bomb at sea

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    The Royal Navy diver team guarded the area overnight until the calmer weather settled on the following day. "The operation to remove the Second World War bomb from London City Airport was extremely successful", explained Royal Navy Lieutenant Commander Jonny Campbell, the officer in charge of the bomb disposal unit, in a statement.
  • Most Recent Analysts Ratings Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC)

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    Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC) closed its last session at $4.27. This is why the price to earnings ratio is often called a price multiple or earnings multiple. A company with a high P/E ratio usually indicated positive future performance and investors are willing to pay more for this company's shares.
  • Steam's Lunar New Year sale is supposed to kick off today

    Steam's Lunar New Year sale is supposed to kick off today

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    The biggest change, and something that could potentially impact developers with titles on the platform, is the inclusion of a number of filters that allow players to hide games based on price, discount, or release type. You can also specifically look at games that are discounted by a certain amount-either 50% or 75%-if you're hunting for the best deals, as well as things that can be purchased with the money available in your Steam Wallet.
  • $0.31 EPS Expected for Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP)

    $0.31 EPS Expected for Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP)

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    Energy Transfer Partners , L.P. (NYSE: ETP ) has declined 20.28% since February 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Energy Transfer Partners , L.P. engages in the natural gas midstream, and intrastate transportation and storage businesses in the United States. Shares are now up over the past year, outperforming the broad market by -100% and outperformed a peer group of similar companies by 18%.
  • Named the fastest growing smartphone market

    Named the fastest growing smartphone market

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    Experienced analysts IDC have reviewed the recent reports and came to the conclusion that India has over the past year has become the fastest growing smartphone market . The category witnessed a huge 67% year-over-year (YoY) growth and 33% growth from the previous quarter. The company grabbed the top spot from Samsung in the Q4 of 2017.
  • Cryptocurrency Craze Could Be Preventing Us From Finding Aliens

    Cryptocurrency Craze Could Be Preventing Us From Finding Aliens

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    The Berkeley SETI center and the SETI Institute are the only two operating SETI research centers in the world, according to Shostak. Thanks to the cryptocurrency craze , we might miss out on a call from E.T. Parsons expressed concern that radio astronomy work, meanwhile, could be halted entirely if the GPU shortage continues. The aforementioned telescope listens to low-frequency radio waves emitted by hydrogen before the first galaxies formed in the early universe.
  • Google's Project Fi service now offers data coverage in 170 countries

    Google's Project Fi service now offers data coverage in 170 countries

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    Some of the new countries include Morocco, Guam, Jordan, and Uganda. Previously, Project Fi offered worldwide data in 135 countries, but that number has been increased to 170, including some countries like Monaco and Nigeria. The notifications will be on by default, but can be turned off if you wish in account settings . In each of the cases, free roaming is covered while you're visiting.
  • Snowboarder Markus Schairer breaks his neck in scary crash at Winter Olympics

    Snowboarder Markus Schairer breaks his neck in scary crash at Winter Olympics

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    Markus Schairer broke his fifth cervical vertebra in this horrifying fall. Schairer landed with full force on his back, with his head snapping back and hitting the ground. Schairer, 30, also suffered an elbow injury in a crash earlier in the run. The Australian was expected to make a trip back to Austria for more treatment and evaluation "as soon as possible", The Austrian Olympic Committee said.
  • Unilever threatens to withdraw ads from online platforms

    Unilever threatens to withdraw ads from online platforms

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    In the speech, Weed will call on the technology industry to improve transparency and consumer trust in an era of fake news and "toxic" online content . Weed will say that a proliferation of objectionable content on social media - and a lack of protections for children - is eroding social trust, harming users and undermining democracies.
  • Trump plans to privatise International Space Station

    Trump plans to privatise International Space Station

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    The United States President Donald Trump administration has already slashed funding for NASA , encouraging private companies to venture into the field of outer space , a task already taken up by SpaceX , but may also discontinue funding for the ISS .
  • The most distant photo ever taken

    The most distant photo ever taken

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    The new images are the closest images of Kuiper Belt objects obtained to date. LORRI broke its own record just two hours later with images of Kuiper Belt objects 2012 HZ84 and 2012 HE85 - further demonstrating how nothing stands still when you're covering more than 700,000 miles (1.1 million kilometers) of space each day.
  • Winter Olympics on Saturday

    Winter Olympics on Saturday

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    Protesters march in downtown Seoul to criticize North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in who they believe is too soft on Pyongyang, on February 10, 2018 . The women suddenly stood up and erupted in synchronized chants, enthusiastically waving flags depicting the unified Korean peninsula in a light blue color.
  • Instagram Now Alerts People When You Screenshot Their Stories

    Instagram Now Alerts People When You Screenshot Their Stories

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    Good bye freedom to screenshot IG stories. Snapchat-another social platform is already offering this feature. Thank you, Instagram for the warning. To be clear, creators won't get a specific notification when someone takes a screenshot of their story, it will only show up in their list of story viewers.
  • Trump administration proposes 'privatising' International Space Station

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    It's not clear how putting the station in private hands would work, since the ISS is an worldwide program involving a number of other countries. The Post reported that the White House will request $150 million from Congress for the fiscal year beginning October 1 in order to "to enable the development and maturation of commercial entities and capabilities which will ensure that commercial successors to the ISS -potentially including elements of the ISS - are operational when they are ...
  • Cardi B was attacked by cheetah filming Bodak Yellow

    Cardi B was attacked by cheetah filming Bodak Yellow

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    Before securing a calm, well-fed cheetah for the now-iconic video, Cardi B was lightly attacked by a much more virile version of the same wild cat. Director Picture Perfect said about the clip that they got the cheetah from a Sultan in Dubai and before this, he did not know just how hard it would be to find such an animal there.
  • IOC President carries Olympic flame ahead of Winter Games

    IOC President carries Olympic flame ahead of Winter Games

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    The man impersonating the North Korean tyrant said: "We wanted to surprise everyone and bring world peace and then we're being escorted out by security guards, which I think is really unfair". An International Olympic Committee spokesman said drones that were scheduled to be used in the opening ceremony were not deployed. South Korea and the USA have maintained a close military alliance since the 1950-53 Korean War, much to the anger of the North.
  • Acadian Asset Management LLC Decreases Holdings in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)

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    Valinor Management Llc who had been investing in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $438.48B market cap company. M Partners maintained Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) rating on Wednesday, April 19. Therefore 67% are positive. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Iberia Capital Partners given on Monday, September 26.
  • Falcon Heavy helps Musk deliver big lift

    Falcon Heavy helps Musk deliver big lift

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    The electric vehicle maker posted the largest ever quarterly loss of $770 million for the three months ending on December 31, 2017. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's personal Tesla Roadster vehicle, which is now floating in deep space, is heading towards an asteroid belt instead of Mars .
  • Second White House staffer resigns amid spousal abuse claims

    Second White House staffer resigns amid spousal abuse claims

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    Trump's message also appeared to be a response to the larger national reckoning with sexual harassment and abuse of power, which has seen victims, mostly women, come forward to accuse dozens of prominent men in business, politics, entertainment and other realms.
  • Want to Be Like Elon? 3D Print Your Own Falcon Heavy

    Want to Be Like Elon? 3D Print Your Own Falcon Heavy

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    A telescope image of Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster drifting through space on February 8, 2018. "It's still tripping me out". It's worth asking what is going to happen to this electric sports vehicle condemned to what could be a billion-year elliptical journey.
  • WhatsApp Payment Feature Launched for Beta Testers of iOS and Android

    WhatsApp Payment Feature Launched for Beta Testers of iOS and Android

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    WhatsApp boasts a 250-million strong user base across India. Screenshots obtained by WABetaInfo reveal that WhatsApp Payments utilises a real-time payment system called Unified Payments Interface ( UPI ) to process transactions in India, where it's supported by a number of the region's leading banks.
  • Google May Step Into Gaming With 'Yeti' Streaming Service

    Google May Step Into Gaming With 'Yeti' Streaming Service

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    According to The Information , it was an early version of Google Yeti that worked through a Chromecast device, though how a video game controller will connect to it is unclear. Detailed in a report from The Information , Yeti was reportedly scheduled for release in late 2017, but for unknown reasons, the launch date has apparently been pushed back.
  • UN chief urges denuclearization to North Korea

    UN chief urges denuclearization to North Korea

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    Tensions between the U.S and North Korea intensified during the past year, raising worries of armed conflict on the peninsula. South Korea's President Moon Jae-in (L) walks with Kim Yo Jong (R) and North Korea's ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam (C) at the presidential Blue House in Seoul .
  • Trump signs off budget deal as U.S. government reopens

    Trump signs off budget deal as U.S. government reopens

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    The bill also disarmed the budget caps that had kept government spending largely in check since 2011, allowing the massive increases in military spending that Trump had campaigned on. But they pointed to money they have long sought for the Pentagon, which they say needs huge sums for readiness, training and weapons modernization. The budget plan also was drawing support from Republicans representing states that would benefit from $89 billion in aid to speed recovery from last year's ...
  • Trudeau's motorcade involved in California crash

    Trudeau's motorcade involved in California crash

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    Gov. Gavin Newsom, and is expected to discuss matters such a political and trade ties between California and Canada. As a candidate, Trump has called NAFTA a job-killing disaster. Justin's visit is opportune as talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement are now being had. Among his desires is requiring more made-in-America auto production and shifting more government contracts to USA companies.
  • Toughest ever United States sanctions on N.Korea

    Toughest ever United States sanctions on N.Korea

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    The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is to attend Friday's opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games, which are being held in the South, ministers in Seoul say. South Korean officials welcomed the surprise announcement, saying it is "significant that the delegation also includes Kim Yo Jong, who is Chairman Kim Jong Un's sister and holds an important position in the Workers' Party of Korea".
  • The Financials of the Falcon Heavy

    The Financials of the Falcon Heavy

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    Although most of the social media sphere loved the mannequin driving the cherry-red Tesla sports auto, Musk managed to prove something more important than a tossing a vehicle into space playing David Bowie's Space Oddity. The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment . Take it literally or figuratively, the billionaire certainly has no problem setting higher than expected goals for his companies, as well as literally sending a vehicle to outer space.
  • FTW Explains: Why is there a vehicle in space right now?

    FTW Explains: Why is there a vehicle in space right now?

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    Anand said Tesla's appeal to millennials is rooted in the company's ability to create a narrative that includes renewable energy , space exploration , self-driving vehicles , and other developments that could produce wide-ranging benefits for the human race.
  • 'UFO' spotted in the background during Spacex live video

    'UFO' spotted in the background during Spacex live video

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    The worlds most powerful rocket blasted off from Kennedy Space Center this week in a stunning, historic flight that all but promises to change the face of space exploration . However, the car's course will be hard to predict in the future due to "unmodelled solar pressure, thermal radiation, or outgassing acceleration that are not yet characterized", according to JPL.
  • Elon Musk's Red Roadster Heads for Asteroid Belt

    Elon Musk's Red Roadster Heads for Asteroid Belt

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    The billionaire CEO of SpaceX hosted a press conference after the company's Falcon Heavy rocket aced its first launch Tuesday. The fire and smoke have long dissipated but the excitement of Tuesday's maiden launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket continues to linger as a lone red auto with a mannequin "driver" makes its way through the blackness of space to the soundtrack of David Bowie.
  • "Text From Browser" Feature Could Be Coming To Android

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    Google Allo , Hangouts , Voice, and Android Messages are just a few of the messaging apps and services. The next version of the app will show a web interface that will remind you a lot of the Allo . RCS typically requires carrier implementation. You will be prompted to "text over Wi-Fi" via RCS. However, there is another line that reads, "Chat features are powered by Google".
  • FireEye (FEYE) Shares Up 0% on Earnings Beat

    FireEye (FEYE) Shares Up 0% on Earnings Beat

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    During the same quarter past year, the company posted ($0.03) earnings per share. Moors & Cabot Inc. now owns 13,490 shares of the information security company's stock valued at $208,000 after buying an additional 1,050 shares in the last quarter.