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TESS will spend two years scanning almost the entire sky - a field of view that can encompass more than 20 million stars. Tess will find the most promising exoplanets orbiting relatively nearby stars, giving future researchers a rich set of new targets for more comprehensive follow-up studies, including the potential to assess their capacity to harbour life.
  • Analysts Forecasting Volatility Indicators: Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

    Analysts Forecasting Volatility Indicators: Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

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    AMZN outperformed by 65.23% the S&P 500. Myriad Asset Management Ltd decreased its stake in New Oriental Ed & Tech Grp I (EDU) by 25% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Olsavsky Brian T also sold $3.42M worth of Amazon.com, Inc. In the last three months, insiders have sold 6,214 shares of company stock worth $9,251,120.
  • Donnie Yen To Make The Live-Action MULAN Awesome

    Donnie Yen To Make The Live-Action MULAN Awesome

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    It has now been reported that she will be joined by martial arts superstar and Star Wars: Rogue One actor Donnie Yen . According to The Hollywood Reporter , Jet Li is now in final talks to play the emperor of China while Gong Li is set to take on the role of the film's main villain, a powerful witch.
  • PUBG's new update brings big blue zone changes

    PUBG's new update brings big blue zone changes

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    If you thought that PUBG matches moved a little too slowly, then, you're definitely going to want to check the game out after this update has been applied. In other words, don't get caught outside the blue zone late in the game. They did this by tweaking how the blue zone works primarily, though they also added some more points of interest to the deserted north of Miramar.
  • Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6 (2018) start receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update

    Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6 (2018) start receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update

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    The new over the air update will offer improved navigation buttons for better battery performance. It is impressive that Nokia is updating even its low-end phones like the Nokia 3 , which can not be said for other OEMs. While there is no dearth of ultra-wide aspect ratio screen devices, the Nokia 7 Plus seems to be the most polished version, at least in the Nokia portfolio.
  • Japanese confirmed as world's oldest living man aged 112

    Japanese confirmed as world's oldest living man aged 112

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    On April 10, the man turned exactly 112 years and 259 days. Nonaka was born on July 25, 1905, just months before Albert Einstein published his famous special theory of relativity and more than a year before the Wright Brothers' first demonstration of powered flight.
  • It Looks Like Apple's HomePod Is In Trouble

    It Looks Like Apple's HomePod Is In Trouble

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    This isn't the first time Apple has struggled to get a hot seller for a new product category. The market is split between the three major competitors: Apple claimed 10 per cent with the HomePod , while Google claimed 14 per cent with the Home.
  • Instagram Now Has Portrait Mode For Stories

    Instagram Now Has Portrait Mode For Stories

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    However, new reports indicate that this might not have actually been Instagram's idea but was actually the order of Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg . Instagram says Focus can be used on both rear and front cameras, as well as on video mode. In the meantime, Instagram has been keeping its nose clean amidst the Facebook data scandal.
  • Israel probes Apple over handling of iPhone slowdown

    Israel probes Apple over handling of iPhone slowdown

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    While the addition of a red color option for the iPhone 8 might result in a modest uptick in sales, the underlying motivation here is to raise money to help promote AIDS awareness and research via the (Product) RED program. With good cause, Brownlee likens it to "Ferrari Red ". Apple's upcoming release of a red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus is being overshadowed by a newly-found fault in the iOS 11.3 update.
  • Samsung J7 Duo with dual cameras launched at ₹16990: Specifications and…

    Samsung J7 Duo with dual cameras launched at ₹16990: Specifications and…

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    Both cameras come with f/1.9 aperture and LED flash. The front camera also comes with advanced modes, the Selfie Focus mode blurs the background, while the Beauty Mode enhances the selfie. Connectivity features on the device include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11, Bluetooth 4.2 and Global Positioning System. The DeX Pad also features HD+ and WQHD (2K) resolutions using its Infinity Display , which can also be used as a virtual touchpad.
  • Saudi Arabia's Air Defense Reportedly Intercepts Rocket Over Riyadh

    Saudi Arabia's Air Defense Reportedly Intercepts Rocket Over Riyadh

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    One man was killed in Riyadh last month by debris after the military shot down a flurry of missiles, the first casualty of the Yemen war in the Saudi capital. The United Nations says 10,000 people have died in the three-year-old war, and three out of four Yemenis - 22 million civilians - need relief aid. Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of backing the Houthis, a charge Iran has denied.
  • Google Doodle remembers KL Saigal's on 114th birth anniversary

    Google Doodle remembers KL Saigal's on 114th birth anniversary

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    RC Boral recognised the talent of the young singer KL, and under his guidance, KL's talent for both acting and singing was fully recognised with successes like Yahudi ki Ladki , a costume epic with 19 songs including Saigal's ever popular Ghalib ghazal Nuktachin Hai Gham-e-Dil.
  • Yokai Watch 4 coming to Switch in 2018

    Yokai Watch 4 coming to Switch in 2018

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    Touma Tsukinami, Natsume Amano, Keesuke Amano, and Akinori Arihoshi from the Yo-kai Watch Shadowside anime are set to be featured in the game. According to Ryokutya2089 (via Gematsu ), Yo-Kai Watch 4 will be released for Nintendo's handheld/console hybrid in Japan later this year.
  • Fake Facebook accounts can influence elections in Pakistan: Zuckerberg

    Fake Facebook accounts can influence elections in Pakistan: Zuckerberg

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    He said Facebook thought the data collection was "a closed case" because it thought the information had been discarded. On the subject of fake news, Mr Zuckerberg said "one of my greatest regrets in running the company" was its slowness at uncovering and acting against disinformation campaigns by Russian trolls during the USA election.
  • Apple Introduces New Red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

    Apple Introduces New Red iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

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    An in-depth analysis revealed that the display drivers for third-party iPhone 8 display panels aren't supported by iOS 11 .3, which leads to the display getting unresponsive. Meanwhile, the larger iPhone 8 Plus is priced at RM4,149 for 64GB and RM4,899 for 256GB. The Global FUND HIV/AIDS runs various programs in African countries with a focus on eliminating the transfer of HIV from mothers to their babies.
  • Airtel launches Rs. 249 prepaid plan and revises Rs. 349 plan

    Airtel launches Rs. 249 prepaid plan and revises Rs. 349 plan

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    The next in line plan is the Vodafone Rs 399 plan and it offers 1GB 3G/4G data per day for a period of 70 days. The other benefits of the plan include free local and STD calling, free national roaming and 100 free SMSes per day. The customers also get a free subscription to all Jio apps like Jio Cinema, Jio Music, and others. Airtel has introduced a brand new Rs 249 plan that comes after the recently added Rs 649 and Rs 499 plans.
  • Steam Update Their Privacy Settings, Kill Off Steam Spy

    Steam Update Their Privacy Settings, Kill Off Steam Spy

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    Unfortunately, this has caused some unrest among tracking sites such as Steam Spy , which relies on the accessibility of user data to conduct accurate readings. Steam Spy, which collates data on Steam game ownership and play, released a statement on its Twitter feed saying: "Valve just made a change to their privacy settings, making games owned by Steam users hidden by default".
  • Toronto FC into CONCACAF Champions League final

    Toronto FC into CONCACAF Champions League final

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    The Canadians will face Mexican side Chivas in the final. Toronto, who won the opening leg 3-1, were forced to play the majority of the match without star forward Jozy Altidore - the United States global substituted early following a collision at the iconic Estadio Azteca.
  • PlayStation 5 likely won't arrive until 2020

    PlayStation 5 likely won't arrive until 2020

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    The PS4 is almost five years old, and the next-gen console should be just around the corner. "It's all about what they think is the best sweet spot in terms of hardware". " We're thrilled to announce the console release date for Death Road To Canada ", said Kepa Auwae, Co-Founder of Rocketcat Games. Another close source to Sony also noted that if the PS5 was due out this year, it would already be in mass production, which would come as a shock to those now working on the PS4's roster for 2018.
  • Facebook's share surprise for Zuckerberg's hearing

    Facebook's share surprise for Zuckerberg's hearing

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    Patience with the social network had already worn thin among users, advertisers and investors after the company said last year that Russian Federation used Facebook for years to try to sway USA politics, an allegation Moscow denies. Facebook had submitted to Indian government saying over 500,000 people in India have been potentially affected by the data breach involving Cambridge Analytica .