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The problem: If the brake pedal is pushed for a prolonged period when the vehicle is running and in Park, the brake transmission shift interlock (BTSI) pin may stick in the open position. Fiat-Chrysler says it's not aware of any crashes or injuries related to the recall. The Ram 1500-3500 family of pickup trucks accounted for the third most sales of any vehicle in the automotive industry in 2017.
  • Will SpaceX's Internet Satellite Change the Broadband Game?

    Will SpaceX's Internet Satellite Change the Broadband Game?

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    The billionaire's company SpaceX is set to launch two experimental satellites Saturday, the first step in building a large network that could disrupt the broadband industry. Via the National Broadband Plan , the USA government is now trying to bring high-speed internet to places where service is lacking, especially rural areas.
  • Kepler data reveals nearly 100 new exoplanets

    Kepler data reveals nearly 100 new exoplanets

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    This is partially about the search for extraterrestrial life, but also because statistical data about the universe around us - such as how many planets there are, the average number of planets per system, and the number of rocky and gaseous planets - can tell us more about how typical (or not) our own Solar System is, and how it fits into our Universe.
  • Airtel offers unlimited calls, 100 MB data at Rs 9

    Airtel offers unlimited calls, 100 MB data at Rs 9

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    BSNL on Friday announced a new special tariff voucher (STV) for its prepaid mobile customers that gives unlimited voice calling (local/ STD), national roaming (except in Delhi, Mumbai), personalised ring back tone (PRBT), and a validity of 26 days.
  • (MUR) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

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    Its down 0.25, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. About 1.02M shares traded. Ameriprise Financial Inc acquired 175,502 shares as Occidental Petroleum Corp ( OXY)'s stock declined 8.50%. Exxonmobil Invest Incorporated Tx owns 15,011 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Dnb Asset Mgmt As invested in 130,556 shares or 0.11% of the stock.
  • Twitter kills its Mac desktop client

    Twitter kills its Mac desktop client

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    In a tweet sent out yesterday afternoon, Twitter announced that they are pulling the Mac app from the App Store . The company said this decision is a result of its effort to create a consistent experience across all platforms. Of course, many users don't like using Twitter on the web, which is a less than great experience for some. For example, Twitter introduced its Moments feature in October 2015, but it didn't become available on the Mac app until May 2016.
  • Over 100000 orangutans have been killed in Borneo over 16 years

    Over 100000 orangutans have been killed in Borneo over 16 years

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    Orangutans, which inhabit both the Indonesian and Malaysian sides of Borneo , as well as the Indonesian region of Sumatra, are an endangered species, with some populations critically endangered . "It's desperately sad, though maybe not surprising, to hear that Borneo has lost more than 100,000 orangutans from this vital habitat in a mere 16 years", says Philip Mansbridge , UK director of the International Fund for Animal Welfare.
  • Major Indictment but Still No Collusion

    Major Indictment but Still No Collusion

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    The 37-page indictment of 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities charges that the Russians stole the identities of USA persons to deceptively "communicate with unwitting members, volunteers, and supporters of the Trump campaign involved in local community outreach".
  • Sonos One, Like Apple HomePod, Leaves White Marks On Wooden Furniture

    Sonos One, Like Apple HomePod, Leaves White Marks On Wooden Furniture

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    Apple admitted to the flaw straight away, suggested it wasn't "unusual", and suggested that anyone anxious about their kitchen counters should put the HomePod on an "alternative surface". According to reports, speakers such as the Sonos One and Amazon's Echo Dot allegedly leave similar damage on wooden surfaces as well. "The company suggested it can improve over several days after the speaker is removed from the wood surface and if it doesn't self-correct, to try cleaning the surface ...
  • Apple Employees Keep Smacking Into Their New Headquarters' Glass Walls

    Apple Employees Keep Smacking Into Their New Headquarters' Glass Walls

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    In fact, it sounds like Apple's glass walls may be turning out to be a major headache for many employees-and we mean that literally. Surrounding the Cupertino, California-based building are 45-foot tall curved panels of safety glass. Jobs has been credited for coming up with the glass pods, created to mix solo office areas with more social spaces. "While it is a technical marvel to make glass at this scale, that's not the achievement", Jony Ive told Wired after the opening a year ago.
  • Get ready for some 'galactic context' as nearly 100 new exoplanets discovered

    Get ready for some 'galactic context' as nearly 100 new exoplanets discovered

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    One of the exoplanets validated during the study is orbiting the star HD 212657, which Mayo says is the brightest star found by Kepler/K2 missions to host a confirmed planet. It's a major breakthrough that reveals new planets that range in size from smaller than Earth to celestial bodies even bigger than Jupiter. Finding planets around bright stars is good news for astronomers because they can learn a lot about them using ground-based observatories.
  • US, Turkey agree to mend ties

    US, Turkey agree to mend ties

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    The U.S. will work on the promises it gave to Turkey on northern Syria's Manbij, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in his visit to Ankara in an attempt to soothe the highest tension between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies in decades, APA reported citing Daily Sabah.
  • Uber in United Kingdom safety drive as it battles to secure future

    Uber in United Kingdom safety drive as it battles to secure future

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    Uber said its policy of "pro-actively" contacting the police about serious incidents was already happening in London and would be rolled out across the United Kingdom after discussions with other police forces. The firm's United Kingdom general manager, Tom Elvidge, said: "With millions of trips across the United Kingdom booked through our app each week the safety of riders and drivers using Uber is a top priority".
  • Google removes the button

    Google removes the button "View Image" from Image Search

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    The Visit button remains, so users can see images in the context of the webpages they're on. Google and Getty reached a settlement last week and part of the deal was that Google remove view image button and better highlight the copyright information.
  • This Indian Character Symbol Can Crash Your iPhone

    This Indian Character Symbol Can Crash Your iPhone

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    TechCrunch was able to recreate this behavior on two iPhones running an older version of iOS, one iPhone running iOS 11 .2.5 and a MacBook Pro running High Sierra. Apple has emailed developers to inform them of new requirements for apps, as of April 2018. If a message with the offending symbol gets surfaced as a notification on an iPhone lock screen and opened, reports suggest that will take down Springboard, the iOS app managing the home screen.
  • Four years later, Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn is finally coming out

    Four years later, Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn is finally coming out

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    You can play as alternate egos of Shaq and fight against celebrity bosses, but we have no idea how many combos will be present, how many different power-ups and costumes you'll be able to acquire, or how many stages you'll have to beat. Get ready for an imminent Shaq attack, folks: Publisher Wired Productions and developers Saber Interactive and Big Deez Productions have announced that Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn will launch both physically and digitally worldwide for the PlayStation 4, ...
  • Steam Kicks Off New PC Game Sale And Revamps Wishlists

    Steam Kicks Off New PC Game Sale And Revamps Wishlists

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    Additionally, Steam users can now filter games in their wishlists by popular tags. You simply need to click one of the tags displayed next to a game to hide titles that don't share that tag. The latest software update for Steam has added more sorting and filtering options to the Steam Wishlist . Users can also add a game from their wishlist straight to their shopping cart, unless a title has multiple editions available.
  • Monster Hunter World on Switch too

    Monster Hunter World on Switch too "difficult", says Capcom

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    Capcom is of course well-aware of the demand, but it seems that bringing the game to the Switch could be hard. Since Monster Hunter World's release just several weeks ago, many diehard fans of the action-RPG have been consistently upping the ante when it comes to almost unthinkable feats of triumph against the game's unforgiving Elder Dragons.
  • Austrian snowboarder breaks bone in neck after horror crash

    Austrian snowboarder breaks bone in neck after horror crash

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    The Austrian Olympic Committee announced in a statement that no neurological damage was initially detected. In spite of the injury, Schairer somehow got back to his feet and finished the race without assistance. Indeed, one of the competitors in the shape of Schairer's fellow Austrian Alessandro Haemmerle took to the media to complain. This is not Schairer's first snowboarding injury, as according to his Olympic profile he has three others in his past.
  • Essential Phone adds three new colors in Spring Collection

    Essential Phone adds three new colors in Spring Collection

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    It's now unclear whether these will be the last updated Essential phones to be released before the true sequel is finished. Now, it's the outside which is getting revamped. A bold expression of minimalism, this phone has a matte black back which offers a smooth touch and comfortable grip. Finally, the Copper Black has an ultra-glossy finish on the rear and copper rails.
  • Listen now: Frank Ocean releases surprise cover of

    Listen now: Frank Ocean releases surprise cover of "Moon River"

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    The simplicity of his reinterpretation really brings out the beauty of the song. Captioned simply "in the late nite", the embedded YouTube link features an instrumentally sparse but vocally ornate take on Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer's pop classic, originally heard in Blake Edward's beloved rom-com Breakfast at Tiffany's .
  • Scientists Set To Explore Mystery Ecosystem Under Antarctic Iceberg

    Scientists Set To Explore Mystery Ecosystem Under Antarctic Iceberg

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    The research mission The mission will begin on February 21 and last for three weeks. The worldwide team, from nine research institutes, leaves Stanley in the Falkland Islands on 21 February and will spend three weeks on board. Now, the scientists want to take advantage of this rare opportunity to study a newly exposed seafloor before change occurs. Scientists had been preparing for A-68's split from Larsen C for months before the calving, ever since they witnessed a crack in the ice shelf ...
  • Merc C-Class updated inside and out - full details

    Merc C-Class updated inside and out - full details

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    So far, Mercedes-AMG has heavily reengineered the all-new G63 so that the auto offers great performance. Merc says its Ultra Range high beams produce the maximum amount of light allowed legally, but can only be used when no other road users are detected, the steering wheel is straight, and the speed is above 40km/h.
  • Shatterproof Moto Z2 Force launched in India for Rs 34999

    Shatterproof Moto Z2 Force launched in India for Rs 34999

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    It features a redesigned oblong-shaped fingerprint scanner enabled home button. In a segmented smartphone market which has OEMs that bring out phones with glass bodies as well as durable metal ones, Motorola chose to hit the middle ground with its Z2 Force.
  • Ford Focus RS Heritage Edition launched

    Ford Focus RS Heritage Edition launched

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    There's a new generation of the Ford Focus just around the corner, and if past experience is anything to go by we likely won't see an RS version of the vehicle until well into the product cycle. Andy Barratt, chairman and managing director of Ford of Britain, said: " The RS brand is hugely important to Ford and is recognised across the globe, however it has a special place in the hearts of UK Ford fans.
  • Our first look at Nokia's Android One, Android Go smartphones

    Our first look at Nokia's Android One, Android Go smartphones

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    In addition, the Nokia 7 Plus will come with Dual Zeiss lens rear camera setup with 12-megapixel and 13-megapixel sensors as well as a 16-megapixel selfie shooter with a Zeiss lens. Nokia 7 Plus will feature a 6-inch with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. It is equipped with Octa Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 32GB / 64GB internal memory.
  • Olympics hero Shaun White apologises for brushing off sexual misconduct claims

    Olympics hero Shaun White apologises for brushing off sexual misconduct claims

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    Shaun White's latest masterful performance in the halfpipe was barely five hours old. A handful of female reporters apparently were attempting to ask White questions but were all passed over in favor of male reporters. White previously dismissed the allegations as " gossip ", something he apologized for during his interview on the Today Show Wednesday. "And, you know, I'm just truly sorry".
  • Apple may introduce 3 new iPhones this year

    Apple may introduce 3 new iPhones this year

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    The LCD model is expected to be the best-selling model in the lineup because it'll be the cheapest. Expected to be the lowest priced phone among the trio, Kuo told KGI clients that he expects Apple to sell 100 million units of this model in 2018 alone.
  • Presented smartphone Xiaomi Redmi Note and Redmi Note 5 5 Pro

    Presented smartphone Xiaomi Redmi Note and Redmi Note 5 5 Pro

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    Similar to the iPhone X , the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro sports a vertical camera orientation, which you will be able to use for improving your smartphone photography. 6- The Mi TV is a smart TV and hence comes bundled with a lot of the content partnerships. The Mi TV 4 has 2 USB ports and 3 HDMI ports. It has a frameless design with 4K resolution.
  • SpaceX satellite broadband wins government endorsement

    SpaceX satellite broadband wins government endorsement

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    SpaceX , which filed an application in late 2016 for a "space-based broadband business", will need the blessing of the federal government in order to make that dream a reality. Longer-term, SpaceX has said that it might begin the launch of operational satellites as early as 2019 . 'They will multiply the number of satellites in the skies, creating extraordinary new opportunities.The FCC should move quickly to facilitate these new services while underscoring our commitment to space ...
  • Sea of Thieves will be running a playable scale test this weekend

    Sea of Thieves will be running a playable scale test this weekend

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    The developer says to expect sessions being interrupted, inability to join the game at certain times throughout the weekend, and issues when using shops in-game. The test should supply some important data to Rare as it prepares for the game's launch. The post concludes by confirming another beta will take place before Sea of Thieves releases.
  • Drone light show scrapped after logistical challenges at Olympics opening ceremony

    Drone light show scrapped after logistical challenges at Olympics opening ceremony

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    Following the Germany display, a new Guinness World Records title was attained at CES 2018 when the highest number of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) were airborne indoors at the same time, with the use of a single computer. The company even went as far testing the drone performance in Finland ahead of the Olympics to make sure the fleet could handle the weather. But there really is no bigger stage than the Olympics, and the event also provided the team at Intel with some new challenges to ...
  • Nokia 6 4GB RAM variant launched in India: Price, specs and more

    Nokia 6 4GB RAM variant launched in India: Price, specs and more

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    Originally launched in August a year ago with 3GB of RAM , Nokia 6 will now also be offered with 4GB of RAM . Notably, the Nokia 6 4GB RAM variant will be available only in its Matte Black paint job when it goes on sale. The device features a 5.5 inch full HD IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal memory, expandable to 128GB.
  • Bishops urge Nigerian president to address deadly violence & kidnappings

    Bishops urge Nigerian president to address deadly violence & kidnappings

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    Mr. Tinubu said this on Tuesday while addressing State House correspondents after he and a former interim chairman of the party, Bisi Akande, met with the president at the Presidential Villa, in Abuja. "It is a challenge to every Nigerian". Being particular about killings by farmers by herdsmen, Junaid Mohammed said the President has failed to properly address the issue and if things continue like this, Nigeria is in great danger.
  • AAP govt seeks more administrative control over Delhi on its third anniversary

    AAP govt seeks more administrative control over Delhi on its third anniversary

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    In the field of education, he said that over 7000 new classrooms have been built by the AAP Government in three years , compared to the 800 by the previous government in 15 years. Mr. Kejriwal and the Cabinet took a total of 16 questions from the public via phone calls and social media. He said just 10 per cent of the work was done vis-a-vis construction of Mohalla Clinics and polyclinics.
  • Unilever threatens to pull ads from 'divisive platforms'

    Unilever threatens to pull ads from 'divisive platforms'

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    Unilever is one of the world's largest digital advertisers. HUL's annual ad spends are estimated at over Rs 3,000 crore, of which 15-20% is spent on digital media. "It's much more powerful if each and every one of us in the room lean in in partnership and double down to make this digital supply chain a supply chain that works for everyone right through to society".