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Pentagon bans Huawei and ZTE smartphones from United States military bases

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ZTE and the Department of Commerce didn't respond to requests for comment. ZTE pled guilty, agreeing to pay a fine and penalize employees. ZTE has said the ban was unacceptable and threatened its survival.A commerce ministry spokesman said after the ban was announced last month that China would take any necessary measures at any time in response to the US move against ZTE. Read More »

Black Teens Face Racism, Hackers in NASA Competition

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The all-female team was subject to racist comments from users of the controversial and anonymous online forum, 4chan, who tried to ruin the students' chances of winning by urging people to vote against them due to their race. According to the Post , the users targeted the teens over their race, claiming that they only advanced as far as they did because of social media support. Read More »

NASA's Mars lander to study Marsquakes set for launch today

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Scientist expect to pick up as many as 100 quakes during the mission , which should last at least 26 Earth months, or one Martian year. The $1 billion U.S. A rover is a space exploration vehicle created to move across the surface of a planet. Riding on an Atlas V rocket, the InSight mission will swing around Earth before heading to Mars. Read More »

Eight more Spectre-style flaws found in Intel processors

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Of the 8 new Spectre variants, Intel has classified 4 of them as "high-risk" while the other 4 are classified as medium risk. Schmidt refers to the vulnerabilities collectively as Spectre Next Generation-though posits that each of the vulnerabilities is of sufficient importance that they will be given individual names. Read More »

Xiaomi to Launch Redmi S2 on May 10, Price and Specifications Inside

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However, not everyone who is interested in getting a Redmi Note 5 Pro is able to purchase one due to the limited number of stocks that are made available during each flash sale. In terms of optics, a dual rear camera setup with a 12-megapixel primary sensor and a 5-megapixel secondary depth sensor is expected. For selfies and video calling, a 16-megapixel front camera is expected. Read More »

LG G7 Thinq Official Price, Specifications & Impressions

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As you can see, the new phone will hardly be any different than the current V30S ThinQ . The site additionally speculates that the LG V35 ThinQ could be an AT&T exclusive in the United States, as the network is rumored to soon be exclusively stocking an LG flagship, and these renders show the phone running on AT&T. Read More »

Governor Reynolds Awaits Copy of Fetal Heartbeat Abortion Bill

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Supporters and opponents of the law acknowledge it would likely face an immediate court challenge because it appears to violate the U.S. Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. The U.S. Supreme Court then declined to review the cases. The bill exempts women seeking abortions in cases of rape or incest, or if the pregnancy threatens the woman's life. Read More »

How Chrome learns when to autoplay video or block it

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As you browse the web, that list is going to change as Chrome learns and enables auto-play on sites that you play media with sound during most of your visits and disables it on sites where you don't. The policy is enabled in the latest version of Chrome-update today and try it out. Content that has no audio, or mutes it by default, are still allowed to autoplay, however, or if the content is on a frequently-visited site. Read More »

Instagram is testing a payment system within the app

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Instagram just stealthily added a native payments feature to its app for some users. When sources asked officials at Instagram, a spokesperson confirmed that native payments for booking appointments like at restaurants or salons is now live for a limited set of partners. Read More »

'Fortnite' Season 4, Week 1 Challenges Guide

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As reddit user Bfor45 highlights, this loading screen will show the location of the hidden star. (These will appear in order regardless of which point you visit first.) As always, do not forget to finish out the match you're in once you've completed a challenge in order to be sure you get credit for it. Read More »

Palat's pair push Lightning past Bruins

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By that point in Game 3, Tampa Bay's Ondrej Palat had scored a pair of goals: one on a awful turnover by Boston rookie defenseman Matt Grzelcyk , in which he lost sight of the puck and literally skated away from the play, and the other on a tip out front. Read More »

Amazon offers to buy 60 percent in Flipkart

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Reuters reported last month that Walmart was close to buying a majority stake in Flipkart , Amazon´s biggest rival in India, for $10 billion to $12 billion. According to Paper.vc, Flipkart till now had around 150 stakeholders. Amazon is also reportedly seeking a non-compete agreement with Flipkart's founders of somewhere between one and two years. Read More »

Samsung will give you back cash for using Samsung Pay

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That's courtesy of the MST technology that Samsung Pay has. Starting Thursday, select purchases made with Samsung Pay can earn users a small percentage of cash back. Later this month Samsung Pay users will be able to purchase Samsung Rewards points to combine with their rewards balances, which they can use for purchases with Samsung Pay at the point of sale or within the app, according to the blog post . Read More »

NASA nuclear reactor could enable 'unprecedented exploration' of space

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The reactor uses uranium-235 fuel, which generates heat as it undergoes nuclear fission. NASA and the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) have successfully demonstrated a new nuclear reactor power system that could enable long-duration crewed missions to the Moon , Mars and destinations beyond. Read More »

(MSFT) is Tufton Capital Management's 2nd Largest Position

Capossela sold 3,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 23rd. Troy Asset Management Limited reported 3.36M shares or 11.87% of all its holdings. JP Morgan maintained Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) on Tuesday, September 12 with "Overweight" rating. As per Friday, August 28, the company rating was maintained by Global Equities Research. Read More »

Google Assistant Now Works With More Than 5000 Smart Home Devices

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Google has announced that it will be looking to invest more readily into early stage startups that are looking to develop programs for the Google Assistant. Replacing an entire smart home is a more cumbersome task than buying a new phone or computer. We recently announced support for IKEA lights and Deutsche Telekom's Magenta hub which enables dozens of devices to be controlled by Google Assistant. Read More »

New God of War Sold Over 3 Million Units in Three Days

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Sony has revealed over on the PlayStation Blog that God of War has become "the fastest-selling PS4 exclusive" ever, with the title having sold over 3.1 million units worldwide in its first three days of sale since launch, marking the period from April 20-22. Read More »

BSNL Rs 349 pack launched with 54GB data, unlimited calls

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This change gives users 84GB worth 4G/3G data, which is highly recommended for those who consume an extremely high amount of internet on their phones. Before this, Airtel and Vodafone offered 2GB data per day with the Rs. 349 plan followed by 2.5GB per day upgrade. This prepaid recharge plan of BSNL is valid for 90 days.However, it is not valid in Mumbai and Delhi. Read More »

Hanseatic Management Services Inc. Has $2.60 Million Holdings in Nvidia (NVDA)

The regular trading kicked off at $227 but as the trading came to an end, the stock receded, concluding with a fall of -0.37%. 6,695,135 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 15,523,190. 363.65 million shares or 6.07% less from 387.15 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Legacy Private Trust invested 0.93% in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA). Read More »

Potential Samsung Galaxy S10 Codename Revealed

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According to a new report out of South Korea, the company has code-named the next-generation Galaxy S smartphones as 'Beyond'. It also plans on bringing the in-screen fingerprint technology to the Galaxy S10, which it has been trying for the past two years. Read More »

Ichthyornis Dispar Shows What Bird Beaks First Looked Like

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Bhullar, who is an assistant professor and assistant curator in geology and geophysics, added: "Right under our noses this whole time was an awesome, transitional bird". "The fossil record provides our only direct evidence of the evolutionary transformations that have given rise to modern forms". This extraordinary new specimen reveals similar brain proportions to that of a modern bird, but other parts of the skull more closely resemble the skulls of predatory dinosaurs. Read More »

HTC Announces May 23 Event, Likely to Unveil U12

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Now that we have a launch date and (probably) most of the specs, the only thing to do is to wait for the official launch and see whether HTC has some surprises up its sleeve. On the other hand, the HTC U12 + is said to offer dual cameras on the front and rear. HTC is also likely to pack the option to expand the storage with a microSD card.It will be powered by 3,420 mAh battery while running Android Oreo-based OS out of the box. Read More »

Helium spotted in a comet like exoplanet for the first time

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Spake and her team discovered traces of helium gas on "super-Neptune" exoplanet WASP-107b, which is situated nearly 200 light years away from Earth in the constellation Virgo. This not only proves effective in characterizing the atmospheric composition but is also better than the current method of measuring optical and ultraviolet wavelength, which only works for planets located in close proximity. Read More »

IPhone and desktop users can now splash their cash with Google Pay

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The cross-platform nature of Google Pay also means you can save your card on a Chromebook , and use it on a wildly different device, such as an iPhone. If you spot a "buy with G Pay" button in your desktop browser (as seen below), it means that you're ready to go. The same is true if the bank issues you a new card that is about to expire; if that card is already on Google Pay , the details (i.e, expiration date, card number, CSV) are updated as soon as the card is issued. Read More »

Tpg RE Finance Trust Inc (NYSE:TRTX) Short Interest Rose By 214.16%

About 2.43M shares traded or 106.02% up from the average. Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has risen 28.46% since May 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.30% the S&P500. Its down 0.05, from 0.85 in 2017Q3. Sei Invests stated it has 6,612 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in shares of Monmouth Real Estate Investment by 3.0% during the third quarter. Read More »

Irish court rejects Facebook bid to delay European Union data privacy case

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Facebook sought a stay on the referral pending the outcome of its application to the Supreme Court for an appeal against the decision. The High Court refused to grant an extension for the case, which is the latest to question whether methods used by technology firms such as Google and Apple to transfer data outside the 28-nation European Union give EU consumers sufficient protection from USA surveillance. Read More »

Google Wunderkind Is Building a Secret Social-Gaming Startup

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As the name suggests, Google is interested in games - specifically social gaming - with the first app reportedly involving trivia, likely following the success of headquarters earlier this year. Instead, users will have to create accounts based on their phone number. Despite the fact that Arcade is going to be building games, Google is reportedly looking at Arcade as social media startup because it considers games that get to a certain level of popularity and growth as a sort of social network ... Read More »

Steam now supports the Switch Pro Controller

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Available now via the Steam Client Beta, comes official support for Nintendo's Pro Controller for the Nintendo Switch. Steam Switch Pro Controller Support is the latest in a long line of console controllers being added to the platform. Read More »

Natural disasters are heading for Cities: Skylines on console

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The new expansion adds a calamitous collection of new features to Cities: Skylines , including new systems for disaster alerts and response - and of course the disasters themselves, which can occur randomly, or be triggered deliberately by monstrous mayors who have never liked their citizens. Read More »

Flat-Earther conference poses Pac-Man world theory

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That Earth is in fact spherical was proven long ago, and yet belief in its flatness has held on among fringe thinkers - and, indeed, appears to be making a comeback, thanks to the internet. They always come up with different theories to prove that our earth is flat. The two, of course, are not mutually exclusive. Former England cricketer "Freddie" Flintoff revealed previous year that he was obsessed with a podcast called the Flat Earthers - and coming round to their ideas. Read More »

2018 iPhones may ship with USB-C…

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To utilize the feature, though, users must - for now, at least - buy a Lightning to USB-C cable to use with their existing third-party USB-C power adapter, assuming they don't have a MacBook USB-C power adapter. iPhones now ship with a small 5W power adapter that supports Lightning to USB-A cable. But the move would allow the next generation of Apple handset to "catch up", so to speak, with the company's Macs - which have already transitioned to the USB-C standard. Read More »