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Waymo , the former Google self-driving auto project, filed its bombshell lawsuit against Uber in February 2017. We are also likely to see Larry Page and Sergey Brin , Google's co-founders. "Is an engineer really supposed to get a frontal lobotomy before they go to the next job?" In opening statements before a 10-person jury, the two firms traded accusations against each other amid the civil case that could help determine who emerges in the forefront of the autonomous auto business, ...
  • Scientists say mysterious 'Holy Grail' system is best place to find aliens

    Scientists say mysterious 'Holy Grail' system is best place to find aliens

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    It is the principal known framework with such a significant number of Earth-sized planets circling a solitary star. At last, the research team performed reconnaissance observations of the seven planets' atmospheres. "Eliminating one possible scenario for the makeup of these atmospheres allows the Webb telescope astronomers to plan their observation programs to look for other possible scenarios for the composition of these atmospheres".
  • Former Execs Reveal Facebook, Google Make People Addicted to Technology

    Former Execs Reveal Facebook, Google Make People Addicted to Technology

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    This effort will be funded by capital raised by the new center, along with $7 million from Common Sense and $50 million in donated media and airtime from Comcast and DirecTV. Silicon Valley executives for years positioned their as tight-knit families and rarely spoke publicly against one another. In December, former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya spoke out against the social network he helped to create, saying it is "ripping society apart".
  • Myanmar: Spider with Scorpion-Like Tail Found by Scientists

    Myanmar: Spider with Scorpion-Like Tail Found by Scientists

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    In studies published side-by-side in Nature Ecology and Evolution , one team argued that male sex organs and silk thread-producing teats link the creature to living spiders . Scientists believe the new species is a transitionary species between earlier spider-like arachnids and the lineage that produced all modern spiders.
  • Honor 9 Lite launches in Europe with quad-cameras, FullView display

    Honor 9 Lite launches in Europe with quad-cameras, FullView display

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    Bottom line, you get an extremely sharp "FullView" panel squeezed into the typical body of a 5.2-inch or so device , and speaking of the chassis, a dual 2.5D glass construction guarantees you'll turn some heads at parties. Now, it isn't as generously well-specced as its older sibling, but the 13- and 2-megapixel rear-facing snappers should do just the job for your Instagram snaps.
  • Metal Gear Solid 5's Nuclear Disarmament ending randomly unlocked on PC

    Metal Gear Solid 5's Nuclear Disarmament ending randomly unlocked on PC

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    The nuclear disarmament secret ending was first discovered when dataminers delved into the game's file to uncover a hidden cutscene that no one could trigger within the game. It's unclear why the cutscene triggered or if any hackers are responsible. "We would like to apologise for the inconvenience and reassure you that we will investigate the matter as well as take the necessary action to avoid this in the future", the publisher concluded.
  • Planets detected outside Milky Way for 1st time

    Planets detected outside Milky Way for 1st time

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    For that, they used the data collected by NASA's space-based Chandra X-ray laboratory. Priyamvada, Natrajan, a theoretical astrophysicist at Yale University said , "This discovery if the interpretation of the data holds up, looks very exciting indeed".
  • Google Activates Pixel Visual Core For Social Media Apps

    Google Activates Pixel Visual Core For Social Media Apps

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    This means it'll be easier to shoot and share incredible photos on Instagram , WhatsApp , and Snapchat , along with many other apps which use the Pixel 2 camera. The early-February update to enable the Pixel Visual Core will be rolling out over the coming days. What is Pixel Visual Core? The supported devices includes Nexus 5X , Nexus 6P , Pixel C , Pixel, Pixel 2 , Pixel 2 XL and Pixel XL .
  • KGI: Intel could be the exclusive LTE modem supplier for 2018 iPhones

    KGI: Intel could be the exclusive LTE modem supplier for 2018 iPhones

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    Qualcomm shares are down 1.5%. Apple already has started to transition to Intel modems, with some iPhone X handsets shipping with Intel's XMM7480 modems while others ship with Qualcomm's Snapdragon X16 modem. As reported by AppleInsider , Ming-Chi Kuo has issued an investor note, where he claims that Apple's LCD-based edgeless iPhone will become more popular than the company's OLED-based models.
  • Sony Xperia L2 launched in India, priced at Rs 19990

    Sony Xperia L2 launched in India, priced at Rs 19990

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    While there is yet no news of the availability of the first two smartphones, Sony has today launched the Xperia L2 in India. Overall, the Xperia L2 does not differ that much from last year's Xperia L1 . There's 3GB of RAM, a 32GB internal memory which is expandable and a 3300mAh battery which supports Qnovo Adaptive Charging. The device is juiced up by a 3,300mAh battery, which features various battery-saving software tools including the "Stamina Mode".
  • This Years Call Of Duty Will Be Black Ops 4

    This Years Call Of Duty Will Be Black Ops 4

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    The Switch version of the game will support the game's DLC like its counterparts and will feature the system's unique HD Rumble and motion control options. More than likely, we won't hear anything until at least April or May, leading into its release later this year. Marcus Sellars , who has a track record of predicting future releases and software in the gaming industry, has said in no uncertain terms, that Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will be released - set in the modern era, and with ...
  • Patriots' Tom Brady first QB with multiple 400-yard Super Bowls

    Patriots' Tom Brady first QB with multiple 400-yard Super Bowls

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    He did not play in last year's Super Bowl win over the Atlanta Falcons because of a back injury and was knocked from this season's AFC championship game against the Jacksonville Jaguars with a concussion. But after Zach Ertz caught an 11-yard pass from Nick Foles with 2:21 remaining to give the Eagles a 38-33 lead, the next great comeback never materialized.
  • Nokia 7 Plus leaked with 18:9 display and dual rear cameras

    Nokia 7 Plus leaked with 18:9 display and dual rear cameras

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    Now, we have the complete specifications and a leaked image of the device. From the leaked details, it looks like this will be the first Nokia smartphone to arrive with a full-screen design and 18:9 aspect ratio display. On the Specificiation side, the Nokia 7 features Snapdragon 660 CPU which is of course faster than the Snapdragon 630 used in Nokia 7. According to rumors, we can expect Nokia Sirocco or 9, or even 8 Nokia Sirocco with advanced body materials and possibly unique hardware ...
  • This is the only iPhone whose price has not increased in India

    This is the only iPhone whose price has not increased in India

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    The company has a contract with Wistron and it manufactures the iPhone SE in the country so the increased import duty doesn't affect the pricing of the device . 1,08,930 to the new price of Rs. 1,05,720. The larger 256GB variant costs a hefty Rs 1,08,930 in India, which is an increase from the Rs 1,05,720 pricing, which is nearly a 3.2 per cent hike from the original price.
  • Babangida's 'First Statement' Stands, He Asked Me to Issue It - Afegbua

    Babangida's 'First Statement' Stands, He Asked Me to Issue It - Afegbua

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    The Presidency source, according to the Nation, who does not want his name in print, said that the IGP has ordered for the arrest of Kassim Afegbua for allegedly issuing a fake statement. Some people find this freedom as an avenue for eroding democracy by antics of hate speeches under the guise of religion, tribal or self imposed mentorship.
  • India vs South Africa | Two runs for victory? Let's have lunch first

    India vs South Africa | Two runs for victory? Let's have lunch first

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    Hashim Amla , Quinton de Kock , JP Duminy and the debutant Khaya Zondo all scored in the 20s but could not go on as the hosts lost their last six wickets for the addition of just 19 runs. Not ideal [soft dismissals] starting from myself. "This past year, I think we have shown what we are capable of and I think playing at home will give us that added motivation to continue with our good performances".
  • First Merchants Corp Buys 3672 Shares of Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD)

    First Merchants Corp Buys 3672 Shares of Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD)

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    About 72.31M shares traded or 81.51% up from the average. Harmonic Inc. (HLIT) has risen 101.17% since February 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 33.33% the S&P500. (NYSE:HD), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Ratings analysis reveals 73% of The Home Depot Inc.'s analysts are positive. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by SEB Equity Research.
  • Super Bowl LII: Patriots, Eagles issue clean injury reports

    Super Bowl LII: Patriots, Eagles issue clean injury reports

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    For us, it's gone down to the last play nearly every time ". This brought about a bit of concern as the Super Bowl was drawing ever closer and the Patriots knew that playing without Gronk was becoming a bigger possibility. "So much temptation in this world, so much going on with social media and the internet that you want to talk to them and address it and share all the weaknesses I have because I've fallen many times ", Foles said.
  • For Once, Pro Football Hall of Fame Voters Got It Right

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    In 214 games over 14 seasons, Moss was a four-time All-Pro and six-time Pro Bowler who caught 982 passes for 15,292 yards and 156 TDs - trailing only Jerry Rice for the most ever. Eagles Pro Bowl safety and team captain Malcolm Jenkins said last week he looks up to Dawkins, who now serves as a football operations executive for the team .
  • China's Xiaomi back to top five vendor as global smartphone market shrinks

    China's Xiaomi back to top five vendor as global smartphone market shrinks

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    It is left to be seen if the much talked-about iPhone X can drive Apple's "super cycle" in one of its key markets - China. As for the rest of the pack, Chinese powerhouse Huawei maintained third position with flat-for-the-year 10% global smartphone market share in the fourth quarter of 2017, Strategy Analytics found, despite intensified competition from growing Chinese players such as OPPO and Vivo .