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Science Facebook is taking on Tinder and getting into the dating game
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However, this year's Facebook F8 will be a lot different from last year, considering the situation that the social networking giant now is in. Facebook recently backed proposed legislation that would require social media sites to verify the identities of people who buy ads related to political campaigns and divisive issues.

Science Atari VCS Presales Begin May 30 on Indiegogo With Exclusive Collector's Edition
Author: 0 Atari VCS Presales Begin May 30 on Indiegogo With Exclusive Collector's Edition

If some of you have followed my work over the years, I have always been a huge fan of the Power A products. Atari will also have packages that bundle in a "Classic Joystick" or "Modern Controller" at what will likely be higher prices. There will be two versions of the Atari VCS. The Pre-Sale will go live exclusively on IndieGoGo and if you order you're in time you can get the VCS Collector's Edition w/ special retro-inspired wood grain front finish.

Science Walt Disney Co (DIS) Shares Reduced by Linscomb & Williams Inc
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Bridges Inv Incorporated has 1.27% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 146,901 shares. Now the institutional investor is holding 3.99M shares, compared to the 4.03 million from the previous quarter. CLSA has "Outperform" rating and $108 target. Orrstown Financial Services Inc decreased 3M Co Com (MMM) stake by 20.95% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing.

Science U.S. and United Kingdom launch massive program to study the Thwaites Glacier
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As the grounding lines have retreated , the Thwaites Glacier and others in the region have slid faster into the ocean and become increasingly unstable. "For more than a decade, satellites have identified this area as a region of massive ice loss and rapid change", said lead US scientific investigator Ted Scambos, of the National Snow and Ice Data Center, in a statement.

Science Fitbit Inc Stock Pops on Google Deal
Author: 0 Fitbit Inc Stock Pops on Google Deal

The company today said it is collaborating with Google to push health data generated by its fitness trackers to the cloud where medical professionals can put it to work. The two companies also say that their partnership will have them working together to "innovate and transform the future of wearables". Furthermore, the two companies are looking to explore how Google Cloud's machine learning APIs can help uncover deeper insights to benefit users.

Science Amazon partners with Oppo for Realme 1: Xiaomi Redmi 5A contender?
Author: 0 Amazon partners with Oppo for Realme 1: Xiaomi Redmi 5A contender?

Oppo Mobiles has unveiled the name of its new sub-brand - Realme . The realme 1 comes as the debut launch of the new online-exclusive brand of OPPO . From the back design that has been featured on the microsite , the handset looks similar to the last week launched Oppo A3 that comes with an introductory price of CNY 1,999 (approximately Rs.

Science PUBG players arrested over hacking in China
Author: 0 PUBG players arrested over hacking in China

According to a post by PUBG Corporation's Ryan Rigney, the arrests were made in China a few days ago, on April 25 , targeting those involved in " developing and selling hacking/cheating programs that affect PUBG ". We take cheating extremely seriously. Some of the hacking programs that have been distributed include a "Huigezi Trojan Horse" virus. Fifteen developers of hack programs designed for use with the game have been arrested in China, and they were handed a massive fine .

Science IPhone X: Apple Might Be Retiring A Popular Feature For 2018
Author: 0 IPhone X: Apple Might Be Retiring A Popular Feature For 2018

While the 6.1-inch iPhone will miss out on OLED display and 3D touch , it will still retain the iPhone X bezel-less design and the infamous notch on the top. That could bring the price close to $700, a level that's proven successful for many years. In addition, Apple will launch a giant iPhone with a 6.5-inch screen and an update to the current iPhone X size, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg News earlier this year.

Science WhatsApp CEO, Co-Founder Jan Koum Is Leaving Facebook
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Jan Koum said in a Facebook post on Monday that it was time to "move on" and take time to do things outside of technology. WhatsApp cofounder Jan Koum is leaving Facebook, he announced on Monday. WhatsApp, a pun on the phrase "What's up?", grew in popularity in part because its encrypted messages are stored on users' smartphones and not on company servers, making the service more private.

Science BlackBerry KEYone successor, the KEY², appears on China's TENAA website
Author: 0 BlackBerry KEYone successor, the KEY², appears on China's TENAA website

Moreover, the rear and front camera sensors will be improved in such a way that it will capture crisp and shiny images even in extreme low-light conditions. BlackBerry KEYOne is an Android-powered smartphone with comes with a physical QWERTY keyboard by BlackBerry . While the BlackBerry KEY² naming isn't listed on the TENAA site, a Weibo user posted an image showing a photo of the device as well as an image taken with the device.

Science Shadow of the Tomb Raider pre-order available, Season Pass price revealed
Author: 0 Shadow of the Tomb Raider pre-order available, Season Pass price revealed

The narration, done by none other than Camilla Luddingnton as she reprises her role as Lara, is haunting as our heroine questions who she is meant to be and what this next journey may turn her into. Shadow of the Tomb Raider released its first full trailer over this weekend alongside Special Edition, Season Pass and pre-order bonus information.

Science Nokia X6 images, details leak ahead of official China release
Author: 0 Nokia X6 images, details leak ahead of official China release

We have reviewed both the devices and you can find the Nokia 7 Plus review here and the Nokia 8 Sirocco review here. However, customers can get both models from Nokia Shop as well as offline retail stores across the country. The smartphone features a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) IPS LCD panel with an 18:9 aspect ratio. In terms of processing power, the Nokia 7 Plus features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC with an octa-core CPU and an Adreno 512 GPU.

Science Nokia 7 Plus offers
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The Nokia 8 Sirocco will come with extra Rs 19,000 off on exchange for another smartphone, though the final price will depend on the device which is traded. On the part of common launch offers, there is 25 percent of instant discount on domestic hotel bookings via MakeMyTrip . The Nokia 7 Plus is priced at Rs.

Science New Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer Premieres Tomorrow
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A first for this secretive company, Rockstar Games has released storyboards and behind-the-scenes inner workings of the game's creation, with a mix of detailed original art, concept, story and character studies, sketches, and actual screengrabs of the end result led to the creation of this spectacular game.

Science Samsung Galaxy A6 certified: Super AMOLED display, 24MP selfie camera
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In what is to be another big leak, a video (supposed to be the training video) for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A6 (2018 ), we now know a little about the specs that this device is to have at the time of launch. With these features , the Galaxy Note 9 is expected to cost close to a $1,000 mark when it launches sometime in August this year. There's also a split-screen function and it's been revealed that the screen-to-body aspect ratio is an 18:5:9.

Science Huawei working on alternative to Android operating system
Author: 0 Huawei working on alternative to Android operating system

The company, which is also the world's biggest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, would ditch Google's Android platform amid reports that it is under investigation by the U.S. However, the Chinese manufacturer was quick to dismiss the idea that it might ditch Google's mobile operating system anytime soon. "We focus on products powered by Android OS and adopt an open attitude towards mobile OS".

Science Microsoft unveils Windows 10 April update
Author: 0 Microsoft unveils Windows 10 April update

The company claims that users can go back in time up to 30 days to find their stuff, whether he/she was working on it earlier today, last week, or a few weeks ago. New features to Microsoft Edge browser: With the new update, Microsoft Edge browser gets an audio icon in the tab, wherein user can mute/unmute audio in a website.

Science Blue Origin flies for the eighth time. Ticket sales to begin soon?
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The New Glenn's mainstay BE-4 rocket engine is now being produced at the company's headquarters in Kent, Wash., and undergoing tests at the West Texas facility. "Launch preparations are underway for New Shepard's 8th test flight, as we continue our progress toward human spaceflight", Bezos tweeted on Friday morning.

Science NASA canceled our first step toward returning humans to the moon
Author: 0 NASA canceled our first step toward returning humans to the moon

The goal of the mission was to understand what kinds of materials may be found at the poles. In December 2017, President Trump signed Space Policy Directive 1 where he directed NASA to return to the moon . NASA is reportedly canceling the mission, it still hasn't officially announced the cancellation but scientists are trying to stay ahead of the space agency.

Science Australia Commits $500 Million To Save Great Barrier Reef From Climate Change
Author: 0 Australia Commits $500 Million To Save Great Barrier Reef From Climate Change

Climate change also affected the creatures that live in the reef system. The government will partner with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation in an agreement worth $444 million to mitigate the effects of climate change, reduce pollution, and deal with crown-of-thorns starfish , the coral-eating starfish that can munch their way through corals when they explode in numbers.

Science Kris Bryant: Not in Friday's lineup
Author: 0 Kris Bryant: Not in Friday's lineup

I'm not going to tell you what I saw, but we just talked about it. Both Baez and Almora extended their respective hitting streaks to 10 games with their aforementioned first-inning singles. Pedro Strop entered and limited the damage, getting Jesus Aguilar to fly out to end the inning and keep the game tied. A victory in one of the final two games would give the Cubs a series win over the Brewers.

Science Altamont: Tree City USA
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More than 25 students from Riverside Elementary School attended a tree planting in front of the city's historic Swart-Wilcox House on Friday morning. This year Arbor Day is Friday, April 27, and the Mount Carroll Rotary Club has agreed to partner with the city to purchase and plant 22 trees (one for each Rotarian) and host a Tree Planting Ceremony.

Science America opens first national memorial to lynching victims
Author: 0 America opens first national memorial to lynching victims

The Associated Press reported that she had made "unwise remarks " and "flew into a rage" about the lynching of her husband, insisting that she would press charges against the men responsible. Summaries along the walk tell the stories behind some lynchings. The United States has nearly 7 million people in prison or on conditional release. Among the accounts given at the museum is that of Anthony Ray Hinton, who spent 28 years on Alabama's death row after being wrongly convicted of two ...

Science Facebook Giving Parents Control Of When Kids Can Use App
Author: 0 Facebook Giving Parents Control Of When Kids Can Use App

Facebook said the feature is now available on Messenger Kids . Messenger Kids already lets parents control their childrens' contact lists and view their messages via the parents' app control panel in the main Facebook app, but the lack of time limits has been a glaring omission since Messenger Kids was released late previous year for iOS devices.

Science Reliance Industries Limited posts record profit in Q4 and FY18
Author: 0 Reliance Industries Limited posts record profit in Q4 and FY18

According to the statement, Reliance Retail's PBDIT for the financial year 2018 grew by 114% year-on-year to Rs 2,529 crore as compared to Rs 1,179 crore in the financial year 2017. The company said its total Profit After Tax (PAT) in the petrochemicals segment almost doubled to Rs 6,435 crore during the fourth quarter ended March from Rs 3,441 crore in the corresponding quarter.

Author: 0 ESA and NASA to Investigate Bringing Martian Soil to Earth

The rover will prepare the canisters and leave them on the Martian surface for pickup by a small rover launched from Earth as part of the second mission. Reconstructing the history of Mars and answering questions of its past are only two areas of discovery that will be dramatically advanced by such a mission'.

Science Maruti Suzuki gains 2% ahead of Q4 results
Author: 0 Maruti Suzuki gains 2% ahead of Q4 results

Maintain "buy" with a one-year target price of Rs 10,525. MSI invested around Rs 790 crore for buying land parcels last fiscal. Analysts polled by Reuters had estimated the vehicle maker to post a net profit of Rs 2,243 crore for the quarter under review.