• Spotify releases experimental Pandora-like 'Stations' app on Android

    Spotify releases experimental Pandora-like 'Stations' app on Android

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    Similar to Spotify's core algorithm, Stations will personalize your selection once it collects enough user data. Music streaming service Spotify released a new Android app that's all about free music Tuesday. Strangely whether you're a free listener or a Premium subscriber you won't be able to skip tracks, so whatever you're streaming you have to commit or find a new playlist.
  • Nintendo Forecast 17.74 Millions Nintendo Switch Units To Ship By March 2018

    Nintendo Forecast 17.74 Millions Nintendo Switch Units To Ship By March 2018

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    Nintendo Switch continues to soar in popularity, as the company managed to sell 14.86 million units in 10 months. I think the cardboard is going to sell surprisingly well , even at almost $100. Further, this is also the highest quarterly revenue figure since the quarter ending in December 2009. The results beat consensus estimate of around ¥67bn from six analysts polled by Reuters.
  • 'Super Blue Blood Moon' to take place January 31

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    People in Hawaii, Alaska and on the West Coast will have the best chance to view the eclipse in its entirety, weather permitting. Not only is the atmosphere smog-free but after the recent snowfall, the skies have become clearer. Total eclipse ends at 6:08 a.m. The observatory is one of the best equipped and best placed observatories in Asia. WHYis the celestial event significant? What is a Supermoon? A lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth lines up perfectly in between the Moon and Sun.
  • Trump administration wants to end ISS funding in 2025

    Trump administration wants to end ISS funding in 2025

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    The document is not the official administration release of the budget. The official budget request is set to be released on February 12. However, one key member of Congress is already pushing back against the draft proposal. Multiple countries with a presence on the satellite share the costs to raise the funding for the International Space Station , and the backing out of a country as large and wealthy as the United States would be a major problem when it comes to keeping the station ...
  • SpaceX check fires Falcon Heavy, probably the most highly effective rockets ever

    SpaceX check fires Falcon Heavy, probably the most highly effective rockets ever

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    Generated quite a thunderhead of steam. When it launches, the Falcon Heavy will be the most powerful rocket in operation with 5 million pounds of thrust, but not the most powerful rocket ever. It will, Musk predicted just over a month ago, "be in deep space for a billion years or so if it doesn't blow up on ascent". It's also enough thrust to launch payloads to the Moon or Mars, so the Falcon Heavy is the key component in SpaceX's bigger ambitions.
  • Apple's Next iOS To Add Battery Monitoring, Business Chat, AR Tools

    Apple's Next iOS To Add Battery Monitoring, Business Chat, AR Tools

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    Reportedly, a code from the new iOS 11 .3 beta seemingly references a still unreleased "modern iPad ". Patients from participating medical institutions will have information from various institutions organized into one view and receive regular notifications for their lab results, medications, conditions and more .
  • Egypt: campaign chief says presidential candidate arrested

    Egypt: campaign chief says presidential candidate arrested

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    Ali was the last significant figure known to be planning to run. The case was pursued "for nothing except to provide a legal excuse that would prevent us from running", he said . Abou Shaqa was appointed his legal representative, as well as the official spokesmen of the campaign, said the president on his official Facebook page.
  • Student emails every Claudia on campus after left swipe on Tinder

    Student emails every Claudia on campus after left swipe on Tinder

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    First off, my name is Hayden, and I made a rookie mistake on Tinder . As Claudia detailed with Twitter screenshots, Hayden emailed every student named Claudia at Missouri State-apparently, there are 43 of them. 'If it's none of you Claudias and you know even more Claudias spread the word please. "If you choose "right" we could totally get some donuts or something", he wrote.
  • Trump sees 'progress' as shutdown approaches

    Trump sees 'progress' as shutdown approaches

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    Crucial differences remain between Trump's Republican Party and the Democratic Party over what should be included in the federal government budget for the fiscal year through September. During the hours running up to the vote, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) was summoned to the White House by Trump, who delayed a planned weekend trip to his Mar-o-Lago resort in Florida.
  • Google to penalize slow-loading websites

    Google to penalize slow-loading websites

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    Under the change, Google will take page speeds into account in determining its rankings for mobile searches. The company said it will increasingly rely on the mobile version of a website's content when indexing and ranking search results .
  • WhatsApp Business: New messenger app launches, letting companies chat to you

    WhatsApp Business: New messenger app launches, letting companies chat to you

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    WhatsApp's promising to spread availability of its Business app to more countries in the coming weeks. WhatsApp will also distinguish "business" accounts from personal accounts on the default app. The free-to-download Android app allows businesses to quickly respond to customers as well as provide them with away messages , letting them know when the business is busy.
  • Samsung to launch Galaxy S9 on February 26

    Samsung to launch Galaxy S9 on February 26

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    Samsung claims the feature can do the search within five seconds to show you the best price. The current rumours about the Galaxy S9 suggest the smartphone will come with many subtle updates. It will be up for sale in Gold and Black colour options. Both will be available exclusively from Amazon India and the Samsung Shop, and go on sale from January 20.
  • Even without El Nino past year, Earth keeps on warming

    Even without El Nino past year, Earth keeps on warming

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    The planet went through one of its warmest years on record in 2017, according to analyses from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Thursday. But NOAA uses slightly different methodology, so it concluded that 2017 was only the third-hottest year on record. "So much of the difference in 2017 between the groups that find it in second place and third place has to do with how the Arctic is handled".
  • Nintendo's latest video game devices are made of cardboard

    Nintendo's latest video game devices are made of cardboard

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    The Robot Kit uses the Joy-Cons to control the arms and legs of the Robot that straps to a backpack that the user wears, it starts at at $79.99. It something we haven't really seen augmented reality do yet, and it only makes sense coming from our toy-making, ahead-of-the-game friends at Nintendo .
  • Samsung giving away special Winter Olympics edition of Galaxy Note 8

    Samsung giving away special Winter Olympics edition of Galaxy Note 8

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    The PyeongChang Winter Olympics starts on 9 February. In 2016, the company made an Olympics-themed Galaxy S7 Edge , which it handed out to all the athletes who participated in the summer games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She said the PyeongChang Olympics and Paralympic Games will be especially historical events with North Korea taking part in both events. South Korean first lady Kim Jung-sook (front row, C) poses for a group photo with disabled athletes in an event in Seoul on January 18, ...
  • Reliance Jio Phone Rs

    Reliance Jio Phone Rs

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    But we can't say that Vodafone is far behind from the race of launching new prepaid plans for all prepaid users. Earlier, the Rs 153 plan for JioPhone offered 500MB data per day for 28 days, a total of 14GB for the entire validity period.
  • MA joins multi-state net-neutrality lawsuit

    MA joins multi-state net-neutrality lawsuit

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    The lawsuit is led by Schneiderman, and filed by the attorneys general of New York, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and the District of Columbia.
  • Razer's Project Linda lifts a phone to laptop level

    Razer's Project Linda lifts a phone to laptop level

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    Nevertheless, Project Linda is still an incredibly interesting concept that would be great to see come to fruition at some point. Razer's Project Linda is now just a concept, and, there's no information on whether or not it will ever be released commercially.
  • Toyota will add Amazon Alexa to select cars in 2018

    Toyota will add Amazon Alexa to select cars in 2018

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    So, the consumers are either forced to figure out things themselves or scour the web for blog posts or reddit posts offering some information about the new service. With CES coming fast, more and more juicy tech morsels are eeking their way out into the news. Amazon has confirmed the new gadgets and placed special emphasis on how this will be the first smart glasses with Alexa .
  • Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux

    Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux

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    Redux raised $5M last spring and had granted 178 patents. It is unclear when Alphabet - via an Ireland-based subsidiary of Google - acquired Redux, but the transfer of shares of Redux holding company NVF Tech Ltd.to the US tech giant was confirmed on December 13, according to United Kingdom regulatory filings.
  • Overwatch League: Twitch snaps up broadcast rights

    Overwatch League: Twitch snaps up broadcast rights

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    Overwatch is hugely popular, with 35 million players worldwide. In a research note , Raymond James analysts Justin Patterson, Aaron Kessler and Bianca Rodriguez say that the Overwatch deal is "symbolic of the changing face of content in the over-the-top (OTT) video era".
  • SpaceX defends rocket's performance in secret satellite launch

    SpaceX defends rocket's performance in secret satellite launch

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    A secret spacecraft launched by a SpaceX rocket on Sunday failed to enter a stable orbit and was lost. SpaceX competes for military launches with United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin Corp., which was the sole provider for the Pentagon until Musk launched a campaign in Congress and the courts challenging what he called an unfair monopoly.
  • Overwatch League now has an official app

    Overwatch League now has an official app

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    The core addition of the patch is an entirely new menu accessed via the Overwatch League button on the main screen. The $90M figure may not include other aspects of the Twitch-Blizzard relationship not attributable to the Overwatch League, sources said.
  • Netflix, Google, Others to Sue Over Net Neutrality Repeal

    Netflix, Google, Others to Sue Over Net Neutrality Repeal

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    The IA's statement was released a day after the FCC submitted their final order. Sen. Claire McCaskill, a Democrat from Missouri announced Monday she will be the 30th co-sponsor of a bill that will use the Congressional Review Act to reverse the FCC's vote to dismantle the net neutrality rules.