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The extinct giant of the Ice Age has two gleaming three-metre-long tusks that weigh a combined 160 kilograms, according to art expert Eric Mickeler. Soprema deals waterproof based products. With signs of decay in teeths, the scientists believe that it may have been a factor in its death if it was unable to graze. If the animal was not capable to ruminating, it may have had complication in sustaining itself.
  • Asteroid 3200 Phaethon will skim previous Earth on TOMORROW

    Asteroid 3200 Phaethon will skim previous Earth on TOMORROW

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    Instead, an asteroid called 3200 Phaethon is projected to come close enough to Earth that it's been classified as " potentially hazardous " by the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center. Earlier this month, the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University in Konigsberg, Russia, published a tracking the path of Phaethon. Phathon 3200 will be accompanied by the Geminids meteor shower , which is at its most active from December 13-14, when as many as 100 meteors flicker in the sky ...
  • 5 fun things you can try out with your Google Assistant

    5 fun things you can try out with your Google Assistant

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    Missing a stop is not only annoying and a waste of time, but if you end up in a high-crime area as a result, it can be risky too. Google's blog post focuses on Android , but the new notifications are also present on the iOS version of Google Maps .
  • NASA Discovers a Solar System Like Ours Far, Far Away

    NASA Discovers a Solar System Like Ours Far, Far Away

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    Google used data collected by NASA's keen planet hunter, the Kepler Space Telescope , to develop the machine-learning computer program. So Christopher Shallue, a senior software engineer at Google Brain, and Andrew Vanderburg , a NASA Sagan Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin, chose to have a crack at it.
  • Brief Security Scare Disrupts FCC Vote on Net Neutrality

    Brief Security Scare Disrupts FCC Vote on Net Neutrality

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    Though the FCC has voted for repeal, there are several avenues by which net neutrality could remain in place. And the argument for ending the 2015 net neutrality regulations is essentially an extension of conservative thought: less regulation means companies have more freedom (and money) to invest in consumers, and the free market - which already produced the glories of the internet - innovates best when unfettered.
  • Found: An Eighth Planet Orbiting a Far-Flung Star

    Found: An Eighth Planet Orbiting a Far-Flung Star

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    Scientists from Google and the University of Texas announced yesterday that they used NASA data and artificial intelligence to identify a new exoplanet in the Kepler-90 system. While the seven other planets in the Kepler-90 star system, located some 2,545 light-years from Earth, were previously detected by the Kepler Space Telescope, researchers had a hunch that others might be hiding in its archived dataset.
  • AOL Instant Messenger Kaput

    AOL Instant Messenger Kaput

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    But Friday morning was the cutoff for saving images and files to computers, and all AIM-related data is being deleted. On October 5th, Oath revealed it would officially be discontinuing AIM, effective December 15, 2017. "We are more excited than ever to continue building the next generation of iconic brands and life-changing products for users around the world". The shutdown was coming for awhile, especially after AOL revoked access to AIM from third-party chat clients in March.
  • GTA Online Treasure Hunt Locations and RDR2 Gun

    GTA Online Treasure Hunt Locations and RDR2 Gun

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    As it turns out, fans uncovered files for the revolver itself in the latest GTA Online update, The Doomsday Heist . (You might remember Guru as the same folks who solved the GTA alien mystery this year .) The data miners found the usual lying in the code, such as cars and planes that hadn't been released yet.
  • The most powerful iMac is now on sale in Malaysia

    The most powerful iMac is now on sale in Malaysia

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    The new all-in-one desktop will be available soon at a starting price of Rs 415,000. The iMac Pro on the other hand doesn't at all seem to be any ordinary gadget that needs to be rushed out before this season of holidays, but there's one of two products which Apple promised to launch before the end of this year.
  • SpaceX sends recycled rocket to dock with ISS in world first

    SpaceX sends recycled rocket to dock with ISS in world first

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    SpaceX CEO Elon Musk named the real-life rocket after the fictional freighter starship. "That marks the second successful visit to and from space for this particular booster", said a SpaceX commentator, as live images showed the tall portion of the rocket glide down, upright, from the air to the launchpad.
  • Take Back Control of Your News Feed With Facebook's New Snooze Feature

    Take Back Control of Your News Feed With Facebook's New Snooze Feature

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    Facebook responded with a vague statement the time, saying that it is "we are working hard to improve". Facebook can get a little overwhelming at times, especially in today's era of fake news and hot-topic political takes. Posts from these snoozed subjects will show up once again after those 30 days have passed, but if you decide you want to keep the silence coming, you can just snooze one of their posts after 30 days like you did before.
  • IBM taps Samsung, Daimler in quantum computer push

    IBM taps Samsung, Daimler in quantum computer push

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    To augment this ecosystem of quantum researchers and application development, IBM rolled out earlier this year its QISKit ( www.qiskit.org ) project, an open-source software developer kit to program and run quantum computers . In a recent Nature paper, the IBM Q team pioneered a new way to look at chemistry problems using quantum hardware that could one day transform the way new drugs and materials are discovered.
  • Adventure Time Is Getting an Open-World Adventure Game

    Adventure Time Is Getting an Open-World Adventure Game

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    Climax Studios, known for working on titles such as Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and Assassin's Creed Chronicles, made a decision to take the matter into their own hands and deliver an Adventure Time video game worthy of the series' epicness.
  • Highlights of the 2017 Geminid meteor shower

    Highlights of the 2017 Geminid meteor shower

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    The Geminid meteor shower, which occurs every December, will be seen more clearly this year owing to the crescent moon in the sky today. Unlike most meteor showers that are associated with a comet, the Geminids are caused by the object 3200 Phaethon, which is an Apollo asteroid that is five kilometres wide.
  • Samsung Announces Notebook 9 Pen and Notebook 9 Refresh

    Samsung Announces Notebook 9 Pen and Notebook 9 Refresh

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    The 15-inch model will also include an optional Nvidia's MX150 discrete graphics chip, but both models will only feature 1920 x 1080 panels. The Notebook 9 Pen is a 2-in-1 Windows 10 machine that can be used as a traditional laptop or folded back on itself to create a tablet or propped up display for use with the S Pen, Samsung's take on the stylus .
  • Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus with Snapdragon 625 SoC launched in China

    Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus with Snapdragon 625 SoC launched in China

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    To start with the design and aesthetics, the smartphone follows the rules set by the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 . For photography, the Redmi Y1 sports a 13-megapixel primary camera with flash, and a 16-megapixel camera on the front. Both the smartphones are equipped with a fingerprint scanner embedded on the rear panel. With most smartphones now coming with dual cameras, it is likely the Redmi Note 5 may bring in dual camera configuration with two 12MP sensors.
  • Blue Origin flies booster and crew capsule

    Blue Origin flies booster and crew capsule

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    This is the seventh time New Shepard has flown. Future plans involving another rocket model the company is working on, the New Glenn, would allow Blue Origin to deliver cargo and, perhaps, additional passengers into orbit. Meanwhile, the booster reignited its BE-3 engine and deployed landing legs to set down on the launch pad. The capsule is similar to the one that paying riders may eventually take into space.
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 May Debut at MWC 2018

    Samsung Galaxy S9 May Debut at MWC 2018

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    This makes sense, as Samsung needs not have to hurriedly launch Galaxy S9 to make use of the short supply of Apple iPhone X in the market and that too after having learnt a valuable lesson from the early Galaxy Note7 launch fiasco. Sadly, it looks like Samsung isn't ready to adopt an in-display fingerprint reader for the Galaxy S8 Plus' successor just yet. Reports claim that the camera and fingerprint sensor will now be arranged vertically rather than horizontally, addressing a pain ...
  • Google X to Bring High-Speed Internet to Andhra Pradesh

    Google X to Bring High-Speed Internet to Andhra Pradesh

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    Image handout: Google via Reuters. He included that the AP Government is focused on bring high-speed internet facility with around 12 million families and 1,30,000 undertakings (government and private) by March 2019. The big difference with FSOC though, is that there is no actual cable, which means there's no need to dig tunnels or stretch wires across rivers or mountains.
  • Facebook to put ads before (some) videos

    Facebook to put ads before (some) videos

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    Facebook will start running pesky "pre-roll ads" over videos, but only for those shown over its new Watch platform . Instead, Facebook will test them on its new Watch tab, with the logic being that people are more tolerant of the feature if they seek out a video, as opposed to stumble across it in their feed.
  • Vodafone revises Rs 348 pack with more data benefits

    Vodafone revises Rs 348 pack with more data benefits

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    Users get 250 minutes free calling per day, and 1,000 minutes per week. But most prepaid users look for monthly plans, and Jio doesn't disappoint there as well. Both plans are so close to what Jio offers, they're nearly replaceable. This prepaid recharge plan of Jio is valid for 14 days. Even Idea's old rivals Vodafone and Airtel are offering 4G, which is one-up in their favour.
  • New report says Samsung aiming H1 2018 launch for its smart speaker

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    That rumor was shot down a little while later, with Samsung saying that it didn't see enough potential in the South Korean market to launch a smart speaker. Amazon sells Echo units from $50 to $150, while Google's range goes from $50 up to $400. The HomePod will be a hub for Apple to lock in users to its HomeKit smart home platform and will likely help the company increase subscriptions to its own music service.
  • Apple launches top spec iMac Pro for $13927

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    Whether the iMac Pro's intensely expensive price tag will dim sales will remain to be seen, but one thing seems to be clear: Australian users are not put off by shelling out for Apple devices. As has been the way with Xeon chips over the years, as you move up to more cores, the top speed slows down. It is certainly a very powerful computer, but like a consumer-grade machine it is not upgradable.
  • Landon Collins: I guess Eli Apple don't remember things

    Landon Collins: I guess Eli Apple don't remember things

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    Collins did say that Apple has "the most talent in the world" and "he could do some wonderful things" but also said that he was "surprised" Apple was still with the team considering all the personal issues he has dealt with this season. But he is being disciplined for actions during the game. "We're still trying to win games and help us". "It's definitely going to be hard watching it in the film room and hearing them boys talk and me not being on the field with them and not being able to ...
  • Wolfenstein II's first DLC episode is now available

    Wolfenstein II's first DLC episode is now available

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    The Adventures of Gunslinger Joe casts you as pro quarterback Joseph Stallion, who's been forced to play soccer by the Nazis. In the DLC, players will get to experience the fun of using the Ram Shackles, an ability that allows players to run into whatever they want and cause some severe damage.
  • We Can Play Pokemon Crystal On Nintendo EShop On January 26

    We Can Play Pokemon Crystal On Nintendo EShop On January 26

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    The 3DS version of Pokemon Crystal will make it much simpler. The game introduced many mechanics and techniques still used in the Pokemon franchise, and definitely deserves a purchase from those hardcore Pokemon fans. Of course, those who have already beaten the game countless times have a reason to avoid double-dipping once it re-releases for the 3DS eShop, but those who have yet to play it should do themselves a favor download it at the beginning of next year.
  • Google Assistant Lands on Older Android Devices

    Google Assistant Lands on Older Android Devices

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    That instantly opens up more than a quarter more of the Android user base for Google Assistant to tap into. The Assistant originally launched on a single phone, the Google Pixel , and has slowly been creeping across the Android landscape.
  • Google Assistant now offered on Android tablets

    Google Assistant now offered on Android tablets

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    Google Assistant has started rolling out to users with the language set to English in the U.S., UK, India , Australia, Canada, and Singapore, as well as to Spanish user in the U.S., Mexico, and Spain. Google announced the voice assistant is coming to older phones running Android 5.0 Lollipop and up. It will also be available in Spanish but in the USA and Mexico, besides Spain of course.
  • Apple Announces Acquisition of Shazam

    Apple Announces Acquisition of Shazam

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    Apple did not elaborate on its plans, but the company will not be able to make any major changes to Shazam until it secures regulatory approval. Music has always been a major part of Apple's business. Shazam is known as an app that allows users to identify media, such as songs, films, and TV shows, based on the information that a short audio clip can provide.
  • New iMac Pro Now Available to Order, Delivers December 27

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    The more powerful iMac Pro, which includes Turbo Boost speeds of up to 4.5GHz, offers multicore processing for a wide variety of tasks, including rendering files, editing 4K video, creating real-time audio effects and compiling code. And if you aren't sure, keep in mind you won't be able to circle back later and buy your matching peripherals, as Apple's online configurator notes: "Space Gray accessories are available only at the time of your iMac Pro purchase".
  • Ex-Dividend Reminder: Johnson Controls International, DineEquity and Eversource Energy

    Ex-Dividend Reminder: Johnson Controls International, DineEquity and Eversource Energy

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    Finally, Federated Investors Inc. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a report on Friday, August 18th. Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on JCI shares. Also, CEO George Oliver acquired 27,300 shares of Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share stock in a transaction on Friday, November 24th.
  • Huawei Honor 9 Lite at TENAA shows another 18:9 phone

    Huawei Honor 9 Lite at TENAA shows another 18:9 phone

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    On its official account in the China-based microblogging service, Weibo, Huawei has seemingly confirmed that the company will launch a new full-screen smartphone slated on December 18, i.e., the coming Monday. Connectivity options of the smartphone include 4G-LTE with VoLTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS/A-GPS and a micro USB port. The phone is rumoured to support 5V/2A fast charging.
  • 5-Star ANCAP Safety For Jaguar F-Pace

    5-Star ANCAP Safety For Jaguar F-Pace

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    The Punto was not alone in the re-rating blitz, though, with the Alfa Romeo Giulietta , Ford C-Max and Grand C-Max, Toyota Aygo , Opel Karl , and DS3 all dropped to three stars under the latest criteria. "The results for Ford's C-Max cars disappoint". The relaunched Punto supermini is the first vehicle to score zero stars since NCAP testing began 20 years ago.
  • Shark Found In The Wild Believed To Be 512 Years Old

    Shark Found In The Wild Believed To Be 512 Years Old

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    The scientists believe that it is the oldest living vertebrate. Since Greenland sharks grow just about one cm per year, scientists believe that the 18 feet long shark should be exceptionally old. Hence, the scientists concluded that it was the oldest among those 28 Greenland sharks that they analyzed. The researchers write, 'Our results show that the Greenland shark is the longest-lived vertebrate known, and they raise concerns about species conservation'.
  • Interstellar Object Could Be a Sign of 'Alien Artifact'

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    It is the first object discovered in the solar system that appears to have come from another part of the galaxy - and is assumed to be an asteroid . Most intriguingly, it is the wrong shape for an asteroid - they are typically round. During the interstellar rock's flyby in November, scientists only had a brief time to study it , but Breakthrough Listen is now planning an in-depth observation of 'Oumuamua to take place on December 13, and the results, whether they confirm alien life is ...
  • Three astronauts return to Earth from space station

    Three astronauts return to Earth from space station

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    Three crew members who have been living and working aboard the International Space Station returned to Earth on Thursday, landing in Kazakhstan after opening a new chapter in the scientific capability of humanity's premier microgravity laboratory.
  • Lightroom CC Gets Better Auto Tools

    Lightroom CC Gets Better Auto Tools

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    Split Toning allows you to stylize your photo through colour tints in the highlights and shadows of your image. "You can use the Split Toning tool to simulate traditional black and white tints and toners like sepia or selenium toners, simulate printing on colored paper, or create a modern stylization on color images", Adobe says.
  • Google Maps Go is now available for download from the Play Store

    Google Maps Go is now available for download from the Play Store

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    Google, at an occasion in New Delhi as of late, had discharged Android Oreo (Go release), a working framework implied for cell phones 512MB to 1GB of RAM. However, you can still give it a try by opening it in Google Chrome instead, through PWA (Progressive Web App). The new update is anticipated to go live soon - and Google may as of now be trying it outside of its put stock in analyzer group.