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National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an advisory . It was predicted to pass south of Puerto Rico on Monday as a tropical depression, but forecasters warned that the storm-wracked USA territory could see up to 30 miles per hour winds and heavy rains that could cause flooding and mudslides.
  • NASA's newest Mars lander to study quakes on Red Planet

    NASA's newest Mars lander to study quakes on Red Planet

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    Another is a seismometer that will be placed on the surface by the lander's robotic arm. Mars doesn't have plate tectonics. It also will study how meteorites have impacted the planet. Originally scheduled for 2016, the discovery of several flaws in one of the instruments forced NASA to postpone the mission. For planetary missions, NASA needs the orbits of Earth and its target to line up just right.
  • Facebook Announces Expansion of AR Across its Apps at F8 2018

    Facebook Announces Expansion of AR Across its Apps at F8 2018

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    At its F8 developer conference, Facebook announced the launch of AR integration and M translations for Messenger. The news comes as WhatsApp - Facebook's other, more popular messaging platform - continues to struggle with balancing monetization efforts with its stronger commitment to user privacy .
  • Facebook and Instagram Stories open to sharing from other apps

    Facebook and Instagram Stories open to sharing from other apps

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    Oh, and stickers are coming if you're interested in that sort of thing. In other Instagram news, the company is also making it easier for you to share content from other apps . Using this feature will not display posts from the selected profiles until, of course, you choose to unmute. 'That means you turn any video into a National Basketball Association dunkcam or add a cloud of hearts and Pomeranians to fluff up your photo, ' Instagram says.
  • IPhone SE 2 gets leaked on video with glass back, headphone jack

    IPhone SE 2 gets leaked on video with glass back, headphone jack

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    Strangely past reports claim that the SE2 would follow in the footsteps of older iPhone models and ditch the headphone jack entirely. So, if an updated iPhone SE is in development, what new features could we expect? - The leaked images shared by letemsvetemapplem.eu suggest that unlike its predecessor, which comes with an aluminium back design, iPhone SE 2 is likely to sport a full glass back design.
  • Apple called the new 2 reasons to switch from Android to iPhone

    Apple called the new 2 reasons to switch from Android to iPhone

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    Apple has released iOS 11.3.1 to address problems with touch input caused by third-party screen repairs. According to a report by ArsTechnica , this new update fixes two security vulnerabilities addressing a privilege elevation attack and how macOS High Sierra handles URLs.
  • Fortnite could get more than 100 players per match says Epic Games

    Fortnite could get more than 100 players per match says Epic Games

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    You've got a who's who of great weapons to choose from in Fortnite , and chances are you can shop for a good amount of them in the nearby Vending Machine that recently popped up in the game . If player count does happen to increase in the future, we could be looking at some more hilarious gameplay [VIDEO ] in " Fortnite ". As players know, completing Battle Pass Challenges allows gamers to move up the tiers and earn new gear.
  • Revenue Estimates Analysis: Amazon.com, Inc

    Revenue Estimates Analysis: Amazon.com, Inc

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    It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. Presently, analysts polled by Zacks Research have set a consensus target price of $1681.1 on shares of Amazon .com, Inc. Glg Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 20,146 shares or 1.69% of its portfolio. Janus Henderson Group PLC lifted its position in Amazon.com by 1,045.8% during the second quarter.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

    Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

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    Castine Capital Management Llc acquired 67,722 shares as Tristate Cap Hldgs Inc (TSC)'s stock declined 3.38%. Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. now owns 1,764,878 shares of the software giant's stock valued at $131,466,000 after acquiring an additional 27,962 shares during the last quarter.
  • SpaceX launches used supply ship on used rocket for NASA

    SpaceX launches used supply ship on used rocket for NASA

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    The Dragon supply ship mounted on top of the Falcon 9 rocket carried 5,836 pounds (2,647 kilograms) of food, supplies and experiments to the space station and its six-person crew. And as for the Dragon? The first stage safely separated and fell back to the Earth. It will bring back almost 4,000 lbs of cargo, according to SpaceX .
  • Huawei won't give up on the U.S. market, despite 'groundless suspicions'

    Huawei won't give up on the U.S. market, despite 'groundless suspicions'

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    And if the company does manage to reverse those trends, it will still be a hard sell for US consumers after several warnings from the country's defense departments. Despite this, the Shenzhen-based firm past year increased its research and development spending by 17 per cent to US$13.8 billion, approaching the level of expenditure by USA giants Amazon and Alphabet, Google's parent.
  • Photos of Tiangong-1 hurtling towards Earth are terrifying: Should you worry?

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    An uncontrolled Chinese space station weighing at least seven tonnes (around 7,000 kg) is set to break up as it hurtles to Earth on or around April 1, the European Space Agency has forecast. It is due to the Maltese scientists' efforts that for the first time a multi-pixel system has been installed on the Bologna radio telescope to watch the debris fall towards the earth.
  • Apple is developing its own MicroLED screens for Apple Watch and iPhone

    Apple is developing its own MicroLED screens for Apple Watch and iPhone

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    If Apple succeeds in developing MicroLED screens then it will have a significant advantage over its arch-rival Samsung , which is a leading manufacturer of OLED screens . Apple is reportedly developing its own screens , and the news is hurting the company's suppliers. For instance, LG Display shares tanked by 0.89 percent while that of the Sharp declined further by 2.57 percent.
  • Apple Acquires Digital Magazine Subscription Service Texture

    Apple Acquires Digital Magazine Subscription Service Texture

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    Evans rightly noted that the purchase of the so-called Netflix for news, "will be a kind of a drop in the bucket of their cash pile" and said we can expect to " see a lot more M&A activity from Apple " in the near future as it looks to spend the cash pile it is now sitting on.
  • South Park: The Fractured But Whole is coming to the Switch

    South Park: The Fractured But Whole is coming to the Switch

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    However, what remains to be seen is whether this is a brand new entry in the series or a port of the version that was on 3DS and Switch . While a graphical facelift on top of the same game-or even some additional costumes-also doesn't almost necessitate a whole new game, that was enough to set the internet's hivemind on fire like so many giant, burning Smash symbols.
  • Penguin droppings spotted from space reveal colonies

    Penguin droppings spotted from space reveal colonies

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    Landsat does not return especially high-resolution pictures and so when the system flagged potential colonies, they had to be followed up with much sharper pictures for confirmation. There are more than 750,000 pairs of penguins living on the islands - 1.5 million animals in total - which is more than the rest of the Antarctic Peninsula combined.
  • Samsung Max launches as a new tool for privacy protection, data savings

    Samsung Max launches as a new tool for privacy protection, data savings

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    Similar to Opera Max , Samsung Max will help users cut back on their monthly data usage while also ensuring their online connection is as secure as can be. This makes the two features accessible to more of the Samsung users. Unfortunately, as with many Samsung apps, Samsung Max will only work on certain Samsung Galaxy-branded devices.
  • Fortnite Next Update Will Speed Up Building

    Fortnite Next Update Will Speed Up Building

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    The changes implemented also promise to make the menu interaction for building a lot more smoother, something which although not bad, can be a little clunky at times. Every Fortnite Battle Royale match, no matter where you're playing should look silky smooth. "Sometimes it's frustrating when your placement is blocked unexpectedly and you aren't sure why", adds Epic.
  • Alleged Bot Purge Sparks Outrage From Conservative Twitter Users

    Alleged Bot Purge Sparks Outrage From Conservative Twitter Users

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    Prominent conservative pundits and activists said today that thousands of their followers had been deleted overnight. " Twitter blocked me from Twitter ads last night and purged thousands of followers". Petersburg and often associated with the Russian government. Yet bots can also be used to pose as other people's identities or to spread misinformation.
  • Push Notifications Ending For Windows 7.5 and 8.0

    Push Notifications Ending For Windows 7.5 and 8.0

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    At least, technically: While all of its current features still work the same as they ever did, Microsoft announced in October that users can only expect security patches and minor improvements, not major new features or new hardware. However, Windows 8.1 and 10 phones will still receive support but they will not be building new features for the platform because it is no longer their focus.
  • Trump's White House wants to privatise International Space Station by 2025

    Trump's White House wants to privatise International Space Station by 2025

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    US President Donald Trump's administration wants private businesses to run the International Space Station ( ISS ) by 2025, but that's "unrealistic" according to the head of the European Space Agency (ESA). The budget to be proposed for NASA later today will offer some preliminary support for a lunar exploration program, but has no specific timelines for when humans might return to the surface of the Moon-nor funding to make such an ambitious undertaking happen.
  • Lindsey Vonn overcomes grief to reach Olympics

    Lindsey Vonn overcomes grief to reach Olympics

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    She was going to bring him to Pyeongchang to watch her compete, but he died November 1 at the age of 88. Vonn also looked past the 2018 Pyeongchang Games, vowing to continue to race on the World Cup until she breaks the record of 86 World Cup wins held by Ingemar Stenmark.
  • Lohia Auto to launch 5 EVs during Auto Expo 2018

    Lohia Auto to launch 5 EVs during Auto Expo 2018

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    Among the new products to be launched by Lohia Auto includes battery operated auto designed and developed by Lohia R&D team to provide an eco-friendly commuting solution to rural and urban India . Codenamed H5X and X45, the models are based on the company's advanced modular platform. Similarly, compatriot BMW India also showcased its showcased plug in hybrid electric vehicle i8 Roadster, which will be launched in India later this year along with i3S, an electric vehicle with a range of over ...
  • Amazon will pull lockscreen ads from Prime Exclusive phones

    Amazon will pull lockscreen ads from Prime Exclusive phones

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    Amazon Prime phones could be exempt from this policy since customers agree to the ads for a lower-priced device and they had the option of paying to turn them off. Starting tomorrow, February 7, all phones on the Amazon Prime Exclusive list will ship without lock screen ads. "With a single sign-on experience, Prime Exclusive Phones provide Prime members quick and easy access to their Prime benefits through a pre-installed selection of popular Amazon apps".