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Cook said the incident took place on June 24 near Machias Seal Island , a tiny and rocky outcrop a dozen miles (20 kilometers) south of Grand Manan with rich lobster grounds, and whose sovereignty is disputed by Washington, although the Canadian Coast Guard maintains a lighthouse there.
  • Jumbo jet-sized asteroid to make 'closest ever' pass by Earth

    Jumbo jet-sized asteroid to make 'closest ever' pass by Earth

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    The space rock is believed to be equivalent in size to the one that exploded more than 100 years ago in Russia's Tunguska region in Siberia - the largest impact event on Earth in recorded history. It is being said that the space rock has completed its orbit and now comes back to the Earth. Though it won't be visible to the naked eye during the flyby, astronomers predict small telescopes might give a faint view of the space rock if pointed in the direction at the right time.
  • SpaceX's Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket Soars With Satellite

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    His daughter Sheikh Hasina is the incumbent Prime Minister of Bangladesh. SpaceX's updated version of Falcon 9 rocket "Block 5" lifted off in Florida on Friday, boosting Bangladesh's first communications satellite into orbit. " When Bangabandhu Satellite-1 is functional, Bangladesh will certainly be self-governing in regards to telecoms and also transmitting solutions, having the ability to supply interactions solutions to lots of global nations, such as Nepal, Myanmar or Bhutan under ...
  • Facebook gets a Blockchain team

    Facebook gets a Blockchain team

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    Back in January, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that decentralized systems - like cryptocurrency - could take power away from the centralized system and place it back in the hands of users. "Time for a new challenge!" Facebook has not released any detailed plans to use a Facebook cryptocurrency and is keeping the new team's launch small at first - transferring Instagram's VP of Engineering, James Everingham and Instagram's VP of Product , Kevin Weil from their original ...
  • Google Maps to add new features including

    Google Maps to add new features including "For You" and "Your Match"

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    Google has developed these new technologies to help you to find more to do, but what if you're going out in a group? Back to Google Maps and a new "For You" tab will attune business selections based on your interests. A shortlist feature aims to make it easier to select places to eat or hang out and have your friends vote on their choice, which will hopefully eliminate a lot of the back-and-forth now going on in your messaging app.
  • SUBJECT: Write emails faster with Smart Compose in Gmail

    SUBJECT: Write emails faster with Smart Compose in Gmail

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    One of these was something called " Smart Replies " which also employs a set of machine learning algorithms to predict replies for you to an email. The suggestions will appear in faint type ahead of your cursor; hitting the tab button will add them to your message.
  • Apple's iOS 11.3 is causing problems with some people's iPhone microphones

    Apple's iOS 11.3 is causing problems with some people's iPhone microphones

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    Since there is no official release of any document from Apple , it's unclear whether the Cupertino, California-based company will issue an official statement. The front-facing camera works perfectly. When trying to setup FaceID , the handset screen showed the message " Face ID is not available try again later.' The comment made by the user later in the thread echoes what has been mentioned above".
  • Local Restaurant Serves Up Traditional Mexican Dishes for Cinco de Mayo

    Local Restaurant Serves Up Traditional Mexican Dishes for Cinco de Mayo

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    Other states including Missouri, South Dakota, and MS searched for "Taco Bell" as a way to celebrate the holiday. The analyst team at Cable TV.com did some research to see what each state was Googling the most on the holiday. "This is a relatively minor holiday in Mexico", the email continued, "however, in the United States Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a commemoration of Mexican culture and heritage, particularly in areas with large Mexican-American populations".
  • Waymo autonomous vehicle involved in crash in Arizona

    Waymo autonomous vehicle involved in crash in Arizona

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    You can see Waymo's footage of the incident below. "We are concerned about the well-being and safety of our test driver and wish her a full recovery", Waymo said in a statement. It released a video of the moments before the collision. Both the Waymo self-driving vehicle and the Honda sedan had to be towed from the scene of the accident.
  • Tesla To Build Model 3 Around The Clock To Meet Goals

    Tesla To Build Model 3 Around The Clock To Meet Goals

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    Model 3 production fell short of the weekly target of 2,500 at the end of the first quarter and a number of Wall Street analysts say they do not believe it will succeed in producing 5,000 Model 3s per week in the second quarter, as Musk has promised.
  • Elon Musk on Tesla call: 'Boring questions are not cool'

    Elon Musk on Tesla call: 'Boring questions are not cool'

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    But Musk tweeted back "Ok". "We're gonna go to YouTube". "These questions are so dry". The company's stock price shed almost 5 percent of its value during after-hours trading Wednesday. Musk said the restructuring would involve getting rid of third-party contractors that have grown out of control. The company had about $2.7 billion on hand at the end of March and has blazed through about $3.9 billion during the preceding year.
  • Oculus Go VR Headset Sells Out in Hours

    Oculus Go VR Headset Sells Out in Hours

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    As well as the standard 32GB version for $199, there is also a 64GB model available for $249. Facebook has released the $199 Oculus Go virtual reality headset during its F8 Developer Conference. It's actually based on a smartphone processor, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821 specifically. At this point in time, there is no word on United Kingdom availability of the Oculus Go .
  • Massimiliano Allegri denies reports of dressing room spat at Juventus

    Massimiliano Allegri denies reports of dressing room spat at Juventus

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    That result shrunk Juve's lead to just one point with four games remaining, and two tough trips to Roma and Inter still to come. " Football is a sport of passion ". Juve coach Massimiliano Allegri was sent off for entering the pitch after Higuain's goal. Inter will definitely need to bounce back quickly if they are to keep alive their hopes of a top-four finish, as they are now one point behind fourth-placed Lazio, who also have a game in hand.
  • Samsung Galaxy A6+ Specifications Spotted on Certification Site

    Samsung Galaxy A6+ Specifications Spotted on Certification Site

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    Samsung is also expected to increase the battery capacity to 4,000mAh on the Galaxy Note 9. Under the hood, the Galaxy A6 will run on the Exynos 9 Octa 7870 chipset paired with 3GB RAM and 32GB onboard storage. Since the Galaxy A6 (2018) has appeared in a training video, that suggests we can expect a reveal soon. The smartphone will be backed by a much bigger battery compared to the A6.
  • Great Barrier Reef $500 million funding to breed resilient coral

    Great Barrier Reef $500 million funding to breed resilient coral

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    Turnbull said part of the money would be used to mitigate the impact of climate change, but gave no details. In a further breakdown of the $444 million, $201 million will go into improving water quality, $100 million will go into reef restoration science, $58 million to combat the crown-of-thorns starfish, and $45 million for community management and engagement.
  • 'Fortnite' became the most successful free-to-play game on consoles

    'Fortnite' became the most successful free-to-play game on consoles

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    Though the Battle Royale portion of Fortnite is free to play, Epic does sell Early Access to its "Save the World" mode. Yesterday's emergency broadcast [VIDEO ] in " Fornite " got players excited for what was to come. The game hasn't even been out for a full year yet, and we are already going into its fourth season of play with new rewards, challenges, and more. Perhaps Epic is plotting a new set of skins based around superheroes for Fortnite's season 4 battle pass? This seems ...
  • Iron Spider suit coming to Spider-Man for PlayStation 4

    Iron Spider suit coming to Spider-Man for PlayStation 4

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    Feige said that just as that movie set things up for Spider-Man: Homecoming , the next two Avengers films will set the stage for the as-yet-unnamed sequel. "Spidey, of course, will spend some time in NY, but he'll spend some time in other parts of the globe", he explained. But with production taking place in Europe, there could easily be a trip to places like Paris, France or Berlin, Germany in store for Spider-Man as well.
  • 'Schoolhouse Rock' composer Bob Dorough, RIP

    'Schoolhouse Rock' composer Bob Dorough, RIP

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    If you instantly start singing along, you're of that " Schoolhouse Rock " generation that learned lifelong lessons about civics, grammar, math and other school subjects through the catchy tunes and lyrics of musician Bob Dorough . Rhino Records issued a four-CD box set of Schoolhouse Rock tunes in 1996, and Disney produced a two-DVD set for the series' 30th anniversary in 2002, featuring 52 of the 64 episodes.
  • Amazon Will Now Drop Packages Inside Cars

    Amazon Will Now Drop Packages Inside Cars

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    Customers are asked to park their vehicle "in a publicly accessible area" within two blocks of the delivery address. Despite reminders, the possibility is always there that when the AMZN driver leaves with the package, the auto has left the designated area (something Amazon will know as it has access to the car's location via the connected service on delivery day only).
  • Amazon brings video-enabled Alexa Echo Spot to India at Rs 12999

    Amazon brings video-enabled Alexa Echo Spot to India at Rs 12999

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    The same Rs 1000 discount is available if the customer buys 2 Echo units or 2 Echo Dot units as well. Weighing 419g, it is lighter than the Amazon Echo and Echo Plug and doesn't include dual speakers . The big question, aside from whether Amazon's robot ambitions ever come to fruition, is how much the Alexa robot will cost. In addition to the display, Echo Spot comes with a front facing camera which can be used for video calling to another Echo Spot device.
  • Echo Spot soon available in New Zealand

    Echo Spot soon available in New Zealand

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    The templates are designed so you can just fill in the bits and pieces that make them personalized to your needs. The Alexa Skill Blueprints available at launch include over 20 templates across categories like Fun & Games, At Home, Storyteller, and Learning and Knowledge.
  • SpaceX Rocket Test-Fire at the Cape Canaveral Prior to NASA Telescope Launching

    SpaceX Rocket Test-Fire at the Cape Canaveral Prior to NASA Telescope Launching

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    The commercial space company tweeted "all systems and weather are go for Falcon 9's launch" of TESS at 6:51 p.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Space Launch Complex 40. Stephen Rinehart, a project scientist for the mission at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Satellite maker Orbital ATK's Robert Lockwood said he expects Tess to take exoplanet discovery to a whole new level.
  • Nasa on planet-hunting mission

    Nasa on planet-hunting mission

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    NASA's new project is a quest to expand astronomers' known inventory of so-called exoplanets . In spite of an aborted attempt Monday, NASA hopes to launch a new satellite soon that will search for planets outside of our solar system that could support life.
  • Dark Souls remaster on Switch delayed a bit

    Dark Souls remaster on Switch delayed a bit

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    Bandai Namco has not yet given a new release date for the Switch release , but they're still aiming to have Dark Souls Remastered on the Nintendo platform this summer. This is a slight step back from the title being showcased at PAX East, however the publisher has tried to assure fans that "this time will ultimately be used to improve your journey to Lordran".
  • Microtransactions Returning to Star Wars Battlefront II With April Update

    Microtransactions Returning to Star Wars Battlefront II With April Update

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    The set-up for the mode sounds like the the Ewoks will be defending their home of Endor in a nighttime ambush of the Stormtroopers that have invaded their land. A great way to earn some additional Credits towards the Appearance you have your eyes set on. "And in the cases where we don't get it right, we just have to listen and learn from it and be better".
  • Zuckerberg faces tougher questions at House hearing

    Zuckerberg faces tougher questions at House hearing

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    The preliminary questioning about Facemash shifted, as Long asked about how Facebook deems what's "unsafe" for users to view on the platform. Zuckerberg also appeared willing to work with lawmakers on possible regulations , which we think may actually create a barrier to entry in the social network space and help Facebook maintain its market leadership.
  • Hungary's Orban to seek European Union of strong nations after landslide re-election

    Hungary's Orban to seek European Union of strong nations after landslide re-election

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    The proposed legislation is part of Orban's campaign targeting Hungarian-born U.S. financier George Soros, whose philanthropy aims to bolster liberal and open-border values. After the Fidesz party secured a strong majority in the country's parliament in Sunday's elections, there have been reports that the new government could adopt a legislation to ban migration-friendly, non-governmental organizations on Hungarian soil.
  • Once out of Africa, early human migration was widespread

    Once out of Africa, early human migration was widespread

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    Playing a vital role in the excavation of the finger bone , Griffith University palynologist Dr Julien Louys helped locate and identify the fossil at the dig site, while ARCHE's head of research Professor Rainer Grün, was the one responsible for calculating the age of the mysterious find at his Australian laboratory.
  • Conor McGregor Spotted Leaving Police Station In Handcuffs

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    In January, the UFC said Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would fight for the undisputed lightweight title at Saturday's event, known as UFC 223 . McGregor hasn't fought for UFC since November 2016 and was stripped this week by White of the 155-pound championship he had never defended. A second MMA fighter - 25-year-old Cian Cowley of Dublin - has also been charged as a result of the incident .
  • How to Complete Far Cry 5's Well Done Challenge

    How to Complete Far Cry 5's Well Done Challenge

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    Both are records for a Ubisoft title in a week following launch, and evidence of the impact user-generated content is having in convincing players to join the Far Cry community. The numbers for Far Cry 5 will be higher, too, given that SteamSpy doesn't count sales made via Ubisoft's own Uplay service. You'll have to complete your portion by the time the event ends on Tuesday, April 10.
  • Villanova goes from dominant to dynasty with NCAA title romp

    Villanova goes from dominant to dynasty with NCAA title romp

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    The Wilmington, Delaware native was the Sixth Man of the Year in the Big East as he was a bit reticent to come off the bench when coach Jay Wright first made the decision. Villanova set records for the most three-pointers made in a single NCAA tournament and in a single season. And as was the case after the Eagles' recent Super Bowl win, the local street poles were greased to prevent fans from climbing and hurting themselves or others.
  • Release Date Announced For New Spiderman Game

    Release Date Announced For New Spiderman Game

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    The pre-order bonuses include three outfits, a Spider Drone Gadget, a Spider-Man PSN Avatar, Theme and 5 extra skill points. The game's post-launch DLC will come in the form of a three-part campaign called Marvel's Spider-Man: The City That Never Sleeps and includes new villains.