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Less than 11 minutes after launch , the first stage set down on the vessel, the latest success in SpaceX's drive for reusability. But getting Formosat-5 aloft was the main point of today's mission. As Falcon 9 launches become more routine and less newsworthy, business can boom for SpaceX while also laying the groundwork and demand for Musk's next big thing.
  • Google Allo's Web Client Is Now Rolling Out for Android Users

    Google Allo's Web Client Is Now Rolling Out for Android Users

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    As a user, you don't need to do anything on your end for the " Allo on web" option to show up in your Google Allo app . This feature now works only on select emojis.There's also a shortcut to access the Google Assistant . The web version is the same thing as you will see on your smartphone, which is cool because if your smartphone dies then you will still have the web version.
  • Earth's largest volcanic region found in West Antarctica

    Earth's largest volcanic region found in West Antarctica

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    According to geologists and ice experts, the mountain range has similarities with east Africa's volcanic ridge , which is known to be the heaviest concentration of volcanoes on the planet. With the highest over 13,000 feet, the network of volcanoes under Antarctica sits quietly about two miles below the surface. 'Essentially, we were looking for evidence of volcanic cones sticking up into the ice'.
  • Pig-to-human organ transplants could soon be a reality

    Pig-to-human organ transplants could soon be a reality

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    The research team, working for biomedical start-up Egenesis , announced in the journal Science that it had produced the piglets with inactivated porcine endogenous retrovirus , known as Perv. Pigs have always been seen as a viable source for organ transplants to humans because their organs are similar in size. The entire process of transplant saves many lives, but every time, there is a shortage of organs as people are not actually willing to donate their organs.
  • Google fires employee who claimed men were better at tech jobs

    Google fires employee who claimed men were better at tech jobs

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    Damore confirmed to Breitbart that he was sacked and said: "They just fired me for 'perpetuating gender stereotypes '". In an excerpt from the note sent to employees , Pichai wrote: "To suggest a group of our colleagues have traits that make them less biologically suited to that work is offensive and not okay".
  • Google slashes $200 from Pixel phone price amid back to school sale

    Google slashes $200 from Pixel phone price amid back to school sale

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    Especially now with most manufacturers going "bezel-less", the Pixel 2 is set to be an equally divisive phone, if not more. The standard Pixel smartphone which is smaller in size compared to the XL model is now being sold for $524. Ahead of the new phone's launch, the search engine giant has slashed the price of its current phones. However, according to AndroidBeat.com , if you have purchased Pixel or Pixel XL smartphones recently through Google at the full price, you can contact ...
  • New Reduced Price For Base Tesla Model X

    New Reduced Price For Base Tesla Model X

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    This would be the company's first sale of non-convertible bonds, according to data compiled by Bloomberg . Ultimately, the depth of investor interest will determine the bond's interest rate. When Musk was asked last week if he would like to raise more cash as a buffer, he said the company was considering a debt offering but not an offering of stocks.
  • 'Mystery critters' suspected of eating holes in boy's feet on Australian beach

    'Mystery critters' suspected of eating holes in boy's feet on Australian beach

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    He rang me, actually, from outside.... The couldn't staunch the flow, which seeped from pin prick sized holes, so Jarrod drove Sam to Sandringham Hospital emergency department. We hope that researchers and the doctors find out more information about these meat eating bugs/lice and develop a treatment that will avoid the excessive bleeding Sam had to go through, because no one in the hospital could figure out the reason behind it.
  • Stephen Curry at Ellie Mae Classic, Round 2

    Stephen Curry at Ellie Mae Classic, Round 2

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    Even if he plays a spectacular round, it's tough to imagine him keeping pace with people who golf week in and week out to make a living. The two-time NBA Most Valuable Player cracked the field on a sponsor's invite, generating a lot of buzz.
  • Polish man arrested over Milan model abduction

    Polish man arrested over Milan model abduction

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    After six days held captive the woman was freed and taken to the British embassy in Milan , despite the ransom not being paid. The model was reportedly told she would be killed if she reported the ordeal to police. She was loaded into the trunk of a auto and taken to a cabin on the outskirts of Lemie, a remote town in the Italian Alps, she told authorities. Officers are now investigating the incident after the man was captured with the model .
  • Will I be able to see the solar eclipse in Washington?

    Will I be able to see the solar eclipse in Washington?

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    Count down to the 2017 total solar eclipse of the Sun with Astronomy magazine's Eclipse 2017 Widget from the makers of the popular SkySafari app. Additionally, the OMNI Theater will be offering special discounted screenings of the film Solar Max in the OMNI Theater at 11:00am and 2:00pm on this day for only $5.00 per person.
  • Pokemon GO Fest lawsuit seeks travel expense refunds; no one is surprised

    Pokemon GO Fest lawsuit seeks travel expense refunds; no one is surprised

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    Though the event was held in Chicago, numerous loyal Pokémon Go players came from out of state, and even as far as out of the country. After enduring much humiliation during their highly publicized " Pokemon GO Fest ", Niantic will be facing another debacle as a number of disgruntled fans are filing a class lawsuit against the developer for grounds that the company failed to deliver what it had promised.
  • 18-year-old woman arrested after live streaming deadly crash

    18-year-old woman arrested after live streaming deadly crash

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    Sanchez was arrested and booked at the Merced County jail and charged with DUI causing bodily injury and gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. Ramnik Samrao, a public defender who represents Sanchez, told BuzzFeed News after the hearing that the teen "feels absolutely terrible" and is grieving for her sister.
  • Mobile, memory chips and storage sales boost Samsung profits

    Mobile, memory chips and storage sales boost Samsung profits

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    Net profit for the April to June period rose to 11.05 trillion won (R127.98 billion) from 5.85 trillion won a year ago, the South Korean tech giant said in a statement. Samsung has been trying to overcome an embarrassing recall previous year of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone over exploding batteries, which cost it billions of dollars and dealt a blow to its reputation .
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    Toyota in "production engineering" for a solid state battery, WSJ says

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    The Japanese daily Chunichi Shimbun (via Reuters ) reports that Toyota is focusing on this technology, distinct from lithium-ion batteries, in an effort to market a auto with a significantly longer range and a shorter recharge time. The newspaper reports that other automakers are also developing solid-state batteries for next-generation electric cars. Toyota has been noticeably staying out of the EV game despite its size in the marketplace, and despite being a hybrid pioneer with the ...
  • Ford Mustang gets power boost, Drag Strip Mode

    Ford Mustang gets power boost, Drag Strip Mode

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    Thanks to the new Drag Strip mode, the 2018 Mustang GT is now the fastest Mustang GT ever built. Updates to the 5.0-liter V8 engine push horsepower from 435 to 460 and torque from 400 to 420 pound-feet. "Drag Strip mode is primarily controlled by the transmission and delivers a significant acceleration boost, eliminating the lost time usually associated with automatic shifting", says Widmann.
  • Comic-Con 2017: 'Stranger Things' trailer is a treat full of tricks

    Comic-Con 2017: 'Stranger Things' trailer is a treat full of tricks

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    What would a Stranger Things trailer be though, without giving us a little taste in to where on earth Eleven disappeared to? Stranger Things 2 will be on Netflix this Halloween . If that isn't a tangled enough pop culture ouroboros to rip a hole in reality itself and open up a portal to the Upside Down, they're gonna have to find a way to work Silent Hill into season three.
  • Branden Grace makes golf history

    Branden Grace makes golf history

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    You know, I was just so in the zone of playing, hole after hole". Grace said he had not had any idea he was on a record pace. One of those was Johnny Miller's 63 in the final round at Oakmont to win the 1973 U.S. Behind the strength of his 8-under round, Grace shot up the leaderboard and finished with an overall score of 4-under and went into the clubhouse just two strokes behind leader Jordan Spieth who was yet to tee off in the third round.
  • Ghost Recon Wildlands PvP Mode Open Beta Coming Soon

    Ghost Recon Wildlands PvP Mode Open Beta Coming Soon

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    What was really missing from the game was the ability to hunt other players in a PvP mode. Prior to the start of a match, each player will choose one of six classes such as Scout, Sniper, or Tank. This is a 4v4 deathmatch mode, where players will face off in small teams and use their skill, their gadgets, teamwork, and strategy to emerge victorious.
  • Dow closes lower on General Electric's stock drop

    Dow closes lower on General Electric's stock drop

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    GE pledged to boost its cost-cutting program earlier this year after discussions with Trian Fund Management, which has been frustrated by missed profit goals. Net profit slumped 59 per cent to $1.34-billion, or 15 cents a share, in the quarter ended June 30, from $3.30-billion, or 36 cents a share, a year earlier.
  • Nintendo Switch Application Launches for iOS and Android

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    If you want to switch away to check an e-mail, text message, or Twitter thread between matches or respawns, though, be prepared to temporarily lose your voice connection to fellow players in the lobby while you do. As ever, you've got a choice in your controls between motion-enabled aiming or the standard button-related rigmarole for first-person shooters. Tethering voice chat and other online services to your phone means you've also got that battery to worry about.
  • OnePlus 5 may reboot when you call 911

    OnePlus 5 may reboot when you call 911

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    If the " Jelly Effect " issue was not enough for warning the potential buyers, here is another problem that requires the company's attention more than ever. Several other OnePlus 5 users' comments on the same Reddit thread and others state they are seeing the same issue, and so far it's been confirmed to affect both 911 in the USA and 999 in the UK.
  • Atari Shares Images of Upcoming Ataribox

    Atari Shares Images of Upcoming Ataribox

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    According to the newsletter, Atari's objective is to create a new product that stays true to its heritage while appealing to both old and new fans of Atari. Until then, enjoy the images of the unit. There are two different versions of the console , which both feature ribbed black plastic as a throwback to older Atari consoles.
  • Amazon Allegedly Working on Messaging App for iOS and Android Called 'Anytime'

    Amazon Allegedly Working on Messaging App for iOS and Android Called 'Anytime'

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    This essentially means that either you'll have to choose a username or you'll be connecting on the app from other social media like Facebook , Google + or Twitter. According to the image shared, here is what the Amazon's new messaging app- Anytime could be like. But Instagram also had an existing user base and promotional links with its parent company Facebook as well, which it could use to grow the service.
  • Treasury Yields Fall On Weak Inflation, Retail Sales

    Treasury Yields Fall On Weak Inflation, Retail Sales

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    Inflation came-in flat versus an expected.2% gain, and retail sales fell by.2% against the expectation for a.1% gain. Investors are paying especially close attention to inflation readings after hawkish signals from the Fed and, even more so, from the European Central Bank tripped up markets in late June, sending technology stocks including Amazon (AMZN) into a brief tailspin.