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Microsoft to improve multi-tasking on Windows 10 with the Sets feature

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The Sets feature is like having tabs in your apps so you can group your work together more easily. It's hard to gauge just how useful this new Sets feature is, but according to The Verge , which saw early concepts of it this month, it feels as if Sets should have been a standard Windows 10 feature from the get-go. Read More »

When can you see the last supermoon of 2017?

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This supermoon will occur when the moon is about 252,000 miles away from the Earth and will appear 16% brighter and 7% larger. "Supermoon" has become the widely popular term for what an astronomer would call the perigean full moon. In case you aren't able to view the supermoon on December 3, know that you wouldn't have to wait for long to watch the next supermoon: in 2018, the first two full moons will also be supermoons! The last celestial supermoon was glimpsed in November 2016. Read More »

Bungie cancels Destiny 2 livestream after fan backlash

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The previously scheduled livestream, the third and final one for Curse of Osiris , would have focused on showing off the gear that players will be able to earn in the expansion. Hopefully, Curse of Osiris and the December update for Destiny 2 can modify the sequel closer towards the ideal that fans had become so familiar with in the first game, while also reminding Bungie that a persistent-online world also requires persistent communication with its fans. Read More »

Research Says Earthworms Can Grew & Reproduce In Mars-Like Conditions

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LONDON-You may see them as irritating garden pests, but earthworms are actually vital for the survival of any ecosystem. Wamelink also enriched the soil with nitrogen by adding a type of fertiliser called pig slurry. The latter proved to be very important in earlier experiments where water would not easily penetrate the soil. At the start of the experiment, the scientists only added adult worms. Read More »

Saskatoon's apartment vacancy rate highest in Canada

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That's compared with the average rate across Canada of $989 for a two-bedroom rental apartment. In Vancouver, the vacancy rate rose slightly to 0.9 per cent, from 0.7 per cent a year earlier, suggesting somewhat looser - but still very tight - rental conditions. Read More »

MacOS High Sierra bug allows full admin access without a password

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So far as we can tell, you need access to a now logged in account in order to trigger it. iTnews was able to replicate the flaw and access a Mac without a password as the root superuser from the main log in screen. This gives the attacker access to all administrator preferences in System Preferences...but that's only the beginning: this also enables a new, system-wide root user with no password. Read More »

Coral-Breeding Programme Offers Hope For Australia's Great Barrier Reef

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Study authors traveled to the Great Barrier Reef to test their technique. "This is a time for us to do more and act now to save the Great Barrier Reef ", according to ABC. The team found a technique known as larval reseeding for accelerating the coral growth through it. Peter Harrison , a leading researcher from the Southern Cross University , Peter Harrison said in a statement that. Read More »

New Samsung Galaxy Android 8.0 Oreo Rumors Emerge

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At that time, the company didn't reveal its launch date but now the new variant has officially been officially launched in Korea. "The new, luxurious hue accentuates the elegance of the Galaxy S8's ergonomic glass and metal form, creating a seamless and refined aesthetic that will resonate with a wide range of tastes", Samsung said in a press release. Read More »

Artificial muscles give soft robots superpowers - Wyss Institute

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Scientists use a vacuum to make the bag tight around the origami skeleton. Muscle movement is triggered when a vacuum created inside the skin collapses around the skeleton, causing tension in the structure that results in movement. "Artificial muscles are flexible actuators with capabilities similar to, or even beyond, natural muscles". The paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS ), each muscle has been built with inner "skeleton" of metal coils or ... Read More »

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Is Now Nintendo's Second Biggest Mobile Launch

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Animal crossing , popular game app released in Nintendo , for free downloads on Android and iOS just six days ago has started creating ripples among the fraternity. Watch Nintendo's stock trade in real time here . Shortly after the complaints, Nintendo reassured their players, stating that they would investigate " Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp's " sever errors. Read More »

Hariri says Hezbollah must remain neutral to ensure Lebanon moves forward

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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said on Saturday that he would not accept any Hezbollah positions that destabilize the security of the region's Arab countries, according to a report by Reuters. His resignation, however, has not yet been accepted. The two regional powers back competing factions in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Yemen. "It is a regional political solution that needs to be done", Hariri said. Read More »

Folding Apple iPhone could be in your pocket soon

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BOE is apparently gearing up to create Apple-exclusive foldable OLED displays, according to ETNews . For example, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who is an expert on Apple products, has claimed that at least one of the 2018 Apple iPhone models could have a 6.5-inch OLED display. Read More »

Ubisoft's Ode is a "musical journey" available today on PC

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As you collect the fallen stars, you will be able to use them for different purposes, such as throwing them, attracting them, or changing Joy's form to reach new areas. The teams throughout Ubisoft's worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. Read More »

TRAI to issue Net neutrality recommendations tomorrow

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Telecom Regulatory Authority of India ( TRAI ) on Tuesday opted for a free and fair access to the internet in India, though allowing certain exemptions for "specialised services". Net neutrality, in general terms, means that telecom service providers must treat all internet traffic equally, without any regard to the type, origin or destination of the content or the means of its transmission. Read More »

Facebook trains artificial intelligence to spot suicidal signs

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That does not include the reports that Facebook has received from concerned users. Facebook first revealed this AI-based "pattern recognition" technology in March. Facebook says it does that by scanning Facebook posts and live videos for words and phrases that could signal suicidal intent . "The whole point of this is that our proactive detection can kick in even before something has been reported", says Facebook VP of Product Management Guy Rosen. Read More »

Senators demand information on massive Uber data theft

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Uber confirmed last week that the personal data of 57 million Uber users and drivers had been accessed in a hacking attack late previous year. The report did not identify which group was responsible for the Uber hack previous year, but Khosrowshahi maintained the company had made sure the hackers' access to the stolen data and their copies were destroyed. Read More »

Oppo F5 with 6GB RAM now official in India

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The front camera can also take bokeh shots much like the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. This 6GB variant will be available in Red and Black Colors. As far as the availability of Red variant of the OPPO F5 is concerned, the company has confirmed that it will be available on Flipkart starting from December 9. Read More »

Farfetch'd lands in Pokémon Go

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With this, players will no longer have to leave the confines of their country to catch a region exclusive Pokemon. At 7:51 PM EST, Pokemon Go announced that players had completed the Global Catch Challenge, which means that Farfetch'd will start spawning around the world, but only for a 48 hour period. Read More »

Some Google Chromebook users still can't access the new Microsoft Office apps

However, if we talk about the Microsoft Office , while some Chromebooks were compatible with it, not all Chromebooks were allowed to download the Office productivity suite. Microsoft offers Office free for devices (such as smartphones) with a screen smaller than 10.1-inches, so users of smaller Chromebooks will be able to use Microsoft office on their devices without paying anything. Read More »

Imgur confirms email addresses, passwords stolen in 2014 hack

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In a blog post , Imgur explains that it received an email from security researcher Troy Hunt , who frequently deals with data breaches . Besides email addresses and passwords, no other sensitive information was stolen. Imgur's chief operating officer Roy Sehgal said the company was "still investigating" how the account information was compromised, but said that site security had improved since the breach. Read More »

Android Oreo update for OnePlus 5 might bring along Face Unlock feature

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So, now OnePlus 5 owners will get this feature in latest Android 8 .0 Oreo beta. With Face Unlock enabled, a user simply has to look at the phone's camera to unlock the phone. It's the company's fastest-selling smartphone ever and reviews have been generally very positive. The Android Oreo beta update for the OnePlus 5 is slated to roll out by the end of this month, hence, we will know more whether Face Unlock feature actually made it to OnePlus 5 or not through the beta update. Read More »

HMD Global starts rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update to Nokia 8

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With the new android Oreo update, both the smartphone users will get every standard Android oreo based features, plus some extra tweaks added by the company itself. And, it ought to happen couple of weeks before the end of this year. Since Android Oreo is the latest Android version, it brings a variety of new features to the phone. Read More »

IPhone SE 2 rumours reemerge

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There is also a £40 gift card available for those looking to buy the iPhone 6S , 6S Plus, iPad and iPad mini. As for other popular accessories, loads of deals can be found in celebration of Black Friday. The offer is valid for both countries and the amount varies depending on the device you purchase. Check them all out in our full Black Friday Apple roundup right here . Read More »

Darwin's finches evolve before scientists' eyes

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The authors of the study have previously reported that there has been a considerable amount of gene flow among species of Darwin's finches over the last several thousands of years. This shows how important geographical isolation is when it comes to creating new species. Unlike their father, the male offspring were unable to attract females from other species due to the fact that their song was especially unusual and their beaks were odd sizes and shapes. Read More »

Vikings' Everson Griffen asks fans for help in naming newborn son

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I don't know what my wife is going to do. It'll drive her insane. "What should we name him?" the shirt read. With the way Griffen and the Vikings terrorized the Lions in the first half we aren't sure the Detroit faithful will be much help but the viewers at home might have some good suggestions. Read More »

Dolly The Sheep Did Not Die Because She Was A Clone

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New research published in Scientific Reports now debunks these early suspicions, showing that Dolly's health complications were not the result of cloning, and that Dolly's worn out joints weren't anything out of the ordinary. Results showed that osteoarthritis was more severe in these older sheep compared to Dolly. She was put down before her seventh birthday after she had developed a progressive lung disease most common in older sheep. Read More »

Amazon to hold Black Friday Sale in India from November 24

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However, the contest is open only on the Amazon India app, and a user will have to install this on their iOS or Android device. You may also visit Amazon's full catalogue for Black Friday on this link . The study focuses on the growth of Black Friday through Google search and interest in November 2014, 2015 and November 2016. On the other hand, Alibaba reportedly reached 168.3 billion yuan, which is 39% higher. Read More »

New Evidence Suggests There Might Not Be Water on Mars After All

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The scientists say if water is present, it's likely a small amount - and not conducive to life. However, exactly how these numerous flows begin and gradually grow has not yet been explained. Each RSL ends in slopes which had "angle of response" similar to sand dunes on Mars and Earth. If water was involved, the dark streaks would be visible on both steep and shallow slopes. Read More »

Intel Management Engine Flaws Leave Millions of PCs Exposed

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Following the discovery, the company has made a Detection Tool available for both Windows and Linux users to check their device's vulnerability . The latest salvo was September's promise by Russian researchers Maxim Goryachy and Mark Ermolov of Positive Technologies to host a session at next month's Black Hat Europe event during which they would demo an exploit capable of compromising ME to gain "god mode" control over a PC. Read More »

Emilia Clarke has spoken about sex in "Game of thrones"

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Playing Khaleesi, a queen who tends to dragons as children has its perks and downsides. A third image shows Clarke's more toned-down side in a an elegant floral print cream dress by Bottega Veneta styled with pink Christian Louboutin strappy ribbon sandals. Read More »

Pokémon Go Raids Get Major Changes

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These improvements will not require you to update your app, but they will impact your gameplay. And good news for players who have IRL commitments, EX Raid battle start times now take into account popular raid times at that gym - so you probably won't miss battles because of work or, you know, sleeping. Read More »

Facebook tool informs users who 'liked' Russian fake news pages

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General Elections. Facebook posts that quickly receive a lot of likes are more likely to be placed higher in other people's feeds, meaning users buoyed by fake likes can ultimately generate significantly more real attention and influence. Social media companies are now being criticized for their role in the 2016 presidential election and the unintended consequences of their technology. Read More »

Airtel now offers 1GB daily data for Rs 198

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Keeping up with the competition, Airtel has launched a new plan for its prepaid users, wherein it offers 1GB of 3G/4G data per day at Rs 198. Vodafone has recently reported another plan under which the telecom administrator is putting forth 1.5GB data for every day along with unlimited calls - both local and STD at Rs 349. Read More »

'Another record year' for Black Friday sales anticipated

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Cyber Monday Hero have tracked prices across a number of retailers to find the most popular Garmin Forerunner Black Friday deals of 2017. River Oaks Center, at 96 River Oaks Court Drive in Calumet City, plans to keep traditional Black Friday hours . Read More »