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In Canada, Signs of Life Nearly 4 Billion Years Old

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They say that the graphite containing hints of life must be at least that old, because it lies within rocks that are apparently shot through with - and thus presumably older than - the 3.95-billion-year-old gneiss. Yet that scenario prompts other scientists to raise a warning flag. Importantly, they ruled out the possibility that the rocks were contaminated with younger rocks. Read More »

Places You Can Buy Nintendo's New, Highly Anticipated Super NES Classic

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Set for release on September 29 for $80 USD/60 GBP/7,980 Yen, the SNES Classic will be available in most markets. You can find the app in the app store with searching for just for "i4u". It greatly depends on whether or not one has the time and is willing to go to a store. Providing you don't see dozens of customers lined up outside the front door when you arrive, you've got a shot. Read More »

Congress pays tributes to Makhan Lal Fotedar

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He died in the hospital, a party leader told IANS. Of late, Fotedar had been critical of Rahul Gandhi's leadership qualities and had claimed that Indira saw his younger sibling Priyanka as her political successor. "My condolences to his family in this hour of grief". She said as the son of the soil, Fotedar added grace, decorum and integrity to whatever role he assumed during his decades' long career in politics and public life. Read More »

Telecom industry to generate $38.25 bn by 2017: Manoj

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This is a true celebration of Digital India ". "The IMC promises to be the platform that signals to the world that India is not only key to the global telecom sector, but is leading the way. "It is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision and our effort to transform India into a digitally empowered society and the knowledge economy", Sinha said on India's telecom statistics. Read More »

Need to push India to be global leader in telecom: Top official

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We can not deprive Indians of this vital life-sustaining resource. He further added "In the next 10 years, India will grow from a $2.5 trillion economy to a $7 trillion economy and rank among the top three economies in the world". Asked specifically about the industry's differences over the impending cut in call connect rates, Mittal said, "Those issues have to be kept aside". Read More »

Twitter says it suspended Russia-linked accounts

A Twitter representative said the company was complying with congressional investigators. Lawmakers wouldn't say what they want to ask Epshteyn, who emigrated to the USA with his family when he was a child. "We're certainly going to need more than just the advertisements", he said. "Most ads are bought programmatically through our apps and website without the advertiser ever speaking to anyone at Facebook ". Read More »

Bill Murray could play Joe Maddon in Cubs movie

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Now the film about that historic win, Teammate , is moving forward. No deal is set, but Deadline .com reports that Wilmette's own Bill Murray - well-known for his love of the Cubs - is negotiating to play Cubs manager Joe Maddon in a proposed film about the North Siders' World Series win previous year, the team's first since 1908. Read More »

Google Assistant comes to Android TV, starting with Nvidia Shield TV

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In short, instead of a paltry speaker, you'll be able to use your entire home theater setup to command your life, one "Okay Google " at a time. Google Assistant can be accessed by pressing the microphone button on the Shield remote or hands-free by saying "Ok Google " within a reasonable distance from the Shield controller. Read More »

Blizzard Battle.net app lets you add friends, see them when online

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Blizzard have officially released the Blizzard Battle.Net mobile app. Battle.net has come a long way since the days of making it easier to manage Diablo multiplayer matches. You will still also need to use the Authenticator app separately. The Steam mobile app was no great shakes when it launched, as I recall, and so hopefully the Battle.net app will follow a similar path toward improvement, or at least an evolution toward more general usefulness. Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2 gets a gorgeous new trailer

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What surprised me the most about the new trailer is the variety of colors and environments. The new west featured in today's Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer was a bit more colorful. Check out the new trailer below and tell us what you think. Redemption followed John Marston, a former outlaw who had since turned his life around, but the sequel appears to immerse the player in the world of criminals. Read More »

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Developer Feuds With Epic Games Over 'Fortnite' Battle Royale Mode

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For those unaware, Fortnite recently experienced some criticism from PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' developer Bluehole Studio for "replicating the experience for which PUBG is known" with the newly available Battle Royale mode. Nevertheless, one million on day one is quite the gathering-although it's worth noting Fortnite Battle Royale is free-of-charge. If you can't get into a game, it isn't just you and this is the real reason behind it. Read More »

Maria, a hurricane once more, lashes North Carolina

Some of the local Salvation Army workers have family in Puerto Rico, or have lived there themselves. Eleven ships carrying 1.6 million gallons of water and 23,000 cots, as well as diesel fuel and generators, have arrived, and dozens more shipments are expected. Read More »

Amazon unveils 6 new devices for smart homes — Echo of War

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It has some improvements inside as well. Priced at $99, the new flagship Echo now features a revamped customizable exterior and improved sound quality thanks to a dedicated woofer and tweeter setup. In fact, Amazon sees it inching toward replacing the home landline. Get the Echo Plus in white, black, or silver for $149.99; pre-order now for an October 31 delivery. Read More »

Nokia launching a 3G-enabled 3310 back into Australia

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The new version will only come in one colour option - Polished Blue - that's a mirror finish from Nokia's existing colour range, and price wise it will have an RRP of €669, a €90 jump up from the existing model. The new Nokia 3310 also includes the regular Micro-USB port and ditches the pin charger. "Our reimagining of the Nokia 3310 has been a global and cultural phenomenon". Read More »

This Is Why Your iPhone Keeps Dying Since Your Last Update

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Apple hasn't spoken about what exactly is causing the "crackling" or "static" sound. Before you install the update, do make sure your iPhone or iPad has adequate battery charge remaining. Apple released an iOS 11 .0.1 system update yesterday (Sept. 26), but we've not seen any reports that it solves this snapping, crackling and popping issue. Read More »

The iPhone 8 is actually meeting sales expectations

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A cracked screen is always a risk for a smartphone user, but at least iPhone 7 users won't have to worry about additionally destroying the back of their handset, should they choose the fearless the world without a bumper or protective case. Read More »

Twitter Set to Test 280-Character Tweets

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A tweet in Japanese can express a lot more in just 140 characters than a 140 character tweet in English. By expanding the character limit , Twitter hopes to spur more usage by attracting people who felt too constrained to share their thoughts. Read More »

Skyrim Special Edition Launches Survival Mode Beta on PC Today

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Ahead of the 1.5 update going wide to users on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, PC users can download the beta for the update now by finding the game in their Steam library and changing the update version to Beta 1.5. If you're a vampire or werewolf, you can restore hunger by feeding on your victims while also getting cold much slower. Taking a swim in an ice-cold river can kill you. Read More »

MSU gravitational scientists among global collaboration that detected new black hole merger

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For the first time, three detectors have tracked the gravitational waves emitted by a merger of two black holes - a critical new capability that allows scientists to more closely locate a gravitational wave's birthplace in space. Gonzalez said that the LIGO team is still seeking to confirm several potential detections from the latest observing run, which started in January and ended August 25. Read More »

With 4G services failing, is India ready for 5G?

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An amount of Rs 500 crore will be spent by three ministries combined - telecom , electronics and IT and science and technology. Adding further to this he said, "Other countries are adopting 5G networks we can not be left behind in the race". Read More »

LG rolls out Mosquito Away Technology enabled smartphone K7i

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LG on Wednesday launched a new K-Series smartphone in India , as it had announced earlier this week. The hardware produces ultrasonic sound waves, which drives away with mosquitoes. LG K7icomes with a 8 Megapixel rear camera with LED flash. With this launch, LG is bringing the mosquito away technology closer to the consumers in the form of a mobile device which can be an integral part of their daily lives. Read More »

PlayStation Plus: Free Games For October 2017

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Next month, PS Plus members will also gain access to the Hand of the Gods Closed Beta starting on October 17. But it's not PS Plus without even more free games. You can read up more at the Official PlayStation Blog . Prepare yourself for some head-spinning stealth action and a terrifying trip into some of gaming's scariest worlds as Metal Gear Solid V and Amnesia: Collection will be heading to PlayStation Plus this October. Read More »

Mukesh Ambani at IMC 2017

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Mukesh Ambani , Chairman of Reliance Industries Limited, delivered a keynote speech at the first India Mobile Congress on Wednesday. The event will showcase new products and technologies, promote entrepreneurs and demonstrate skilling capabilities for the global market. Read More »

Xbox Live Games With Gold Free Games For October 2017 Revealed

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Now then, let's dive into the full lineup. On Xbox 360 (and Xbox One via Backward Compatibility) players can download a copy of Rayman 3 HD from October 1st until October 15th. In addition to Xbox Live Games with Gold , Microsoft also offers a monthly Games service called Xbox Game Pass. This paratrooper-focused shooter set inWorld War II comes from Electronic Arts' long-running military first-person shooter series. Read More »

South Florida Colleges Offer to Help Students Displaced By Maria and Irma

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Detroit resident JJ Velez has friends and family living in Puerto Rico. He added, "When you are being told you are not going to have no power, no running water for four to six months you have a choice to make ". The hurricane, the worst to hit the island in almost a century, caused flooding, washed away roads and knocked out power to its 3.4-million residents by heavily damaging the state-run electricity system. Read More »

Russia And The US Are Building A Moon Base

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Deep Space Gateway is a base that NASA is planning to build in the lunar orbit starting in the 2020s. Igor Komarov, Roscosmos's general director, said: "To avoid future problems over technical cooperation, part of the standards should be unified - for a possibility for various countries to work on their craft and dock to the worldwide lunar station". Read More »

The iPhone 8 Plus beats the best smartphone camera from Samsung

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Powering the iPhone 8 is Apple's latest A11 Bionic processor which the company says is their quickest chip ever. According to the Tom's Guide test, which involved adding transitions and effects before exporting, it took the iPhone 8 just 42 seconds to whizz through the task. Read More »

Leaner Aldi is 'stronger than ever' despite drop in profits

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However, this rapid expansion plan has affected the supermarket chain's profits, as past year saw operating profit decline 17% to £211.3 million. The supermarket onslaught continues however, as the firm outlined plans for 70 new supermarkets for 2018 amid its efforts to hit 1,000 by 2022. Read More »

Virat Kohli: Hardik Pandya Great Asset For Indian Cricket

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Smith mentioned "69 off 74 balls" thrice during the press conference. Not only was this India's third straight win over the Aussies in the current series, it also completes India's hattrick of series wins against them in ODIs, while playing at home. Read More »

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Director Talks about Microtransactions System

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The DLC has been changed from paid to free for everyone who will purchase the game, and the publisher will instead make a donation directly to the Forgey family. Profits from the sale of the DLC were to be donated to the family of Forgey, who passed away in March 2016 from a rare form of cancer known as glioblastoma. Read More »

Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the undisputed King of the Ring

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The two hotshots were Lars Kern from Germany, a Porsche factory test driver and a competitor in the VLN Endurance series at this circuit (which means he knows it better than most), and works endurance racer Nick Tandy , who flew straight back from racing a Le Mans Prototype 919 Hybrid in a six-hour race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas to take part in the Nurburgring test. Read More »