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The rocket performed a "high altitude escape motor test", the company said on Twitter , simulating a high-altitude emergency scenario by igniting the escape booster on the bottom of the passenger, or in this case, payload capsule . Wednesday's flight tested the system at high altitude, just after the booster's BE-3 engine shut down following a smooth climb out of the thick lower atmosphere.
  • Nokia X6 with 19:9 FullView Display, Dual Rear Cameras Launched

    Nokia X6 with 19:9 FullView Display, Dual Rear Cameras Launched

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    Nokia X6 features a 5.8-inch FHD+ display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and ultra slim bezels on the sides. Shielding the display is Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Nokia X6 will be available in three colors: Black, Blue and White. The 4GB RAM model packs 32GB and 64GB internal storage while the 6GB RAM variant packs 64GB internal storage.
  • Honor 10 Priced Rs. 29999 Released in India

    Honor 10 Priced Rs. 29999 Released in India

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    At the rear is a 16MP + 24MP AI dual-camera setup with a wide f/1.8 aperture lens and real-time AI scene recognition of 500+ scenarios in 22 categories. 32,999. The Honor 10 is based on the latest EMUI 8.1, which represents an overall upgrade in software function and capability, and particularly features the Easy Talk function, it reduces background noise in a windy environment when you're talking handsfree on the road, it also increases the volume of whispering for quiet conversations.
  • Oracle helping Australian government investigate Android tracking data usage

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    All it takes to expose users to data collection, say the letter's authors, is to allow an "ambiguously described feature" once and then it is silently enabled across all signed-in devices without an expiration date. The voice-controlled Google Assistant, Google Play Store , Google Maps and other Google services will be added to Volvo's next-generation Sensus infotainment system which itself is based on Google's smartphone and tablet technology.
  • Microsoft announces the new 50.5-inch Surface Hub 2, coming in 2019

    Microsoft announces the new 50.5-inch Surface Hub 2, coming in 2019

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    That aspect ratio is much taller than what you find on a TV or most projectors, which makes it appear more natural when you use the Surface Hub's rotating wall mount to pivot it to portrait mode. The original Surface Hub advanced this mission, making it possible to join a meeting or open a whiteboard with one touch. Instead, he says the Surface Hub 2 is easier to move around in your workplace thanks to a collaboration with Steelcase .
  • NASA sending remote-controlled mini-helicopter to Mars

    NASA sending remote-controlled mini-helicopter to Mars

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    Those commands will take several minutes to reach the helicopter from Earth , so it will need some autonomous capabilities to make sure it can fly on its own, without anyone controlling it in real time. NASA plans to use the Mars Helicopter on five flights over the course of 30 days, covering distances up to a few hundred metres in 90 seconds or less.
  • Nintendo Switch Virtual Console Is Not Happening

    Nintendo Switch Virtual Console Is Not Happening

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    The long-awaited online service for the Nintendo Switch is finally arriving this September , and the company released the price and details regarding the forthcoming service's offerings late Monday. The recent talks about Nintendo Switch Online have somehow reignited the rumors and the desire of the community for a Virtual console service or platform for the Nintendo Switch console .
  • Destiny 2: How to Buy Warmind DLC

    Destiny 2: How to Buy Warmind DLC

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    All you need to do is search Destiny 2 , and select the expansion from the game's page. The first Destiny 2 expansion, Curse of Osiris , raised the level cap from 20 to 25 . We've broken down the Warmind expansion even more at this link , talking about what players can expect and play alongside their teammates. Players can pick Destiny 2: Warmind for $19.99.
  • Centamin (CEY) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts

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    Numis Securities upgraded Centamin plc (LON:CEY) rating on Wednesday, March 30. McCarthy & Stone (LON:MCS) has been given an average rating of "Hold" by the seven brokerages that are covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. California Pub Employees Retirement System stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Arrow Global Group PLC (LON:ARW). Alyeska Inv Grp Inc Limited Partnership stated it has 218,065 shares or 0.36% of all its holdings.
  • Apple iPhone X becomes top-selling smartphone beating Samsung and Xiaomi

    Apple iPhone X becomes top-selling smartphone beating Samsung and Xiaomi

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    This trend is likely to continue for Apple as the firm believes that the Cupertino-based tech giant is likely to maintain its winning streak in the second quarter of the year as well. During the same period past year, the company posted $2.10 EPS. Concorde Asset Management LLC trimmed its position in Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) by 44.6% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC.
  • Insight Is On Its Way To Mars

    Insight Is On Its Way To Mars

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    The two briefcase-sized Cubesats too have been deployed. Share this article: An artist's rendering of the InSight lander and its equipment on Mars. NASA hasn't put a spacecraft down on Mars since the Curiosity rover in 2012. United Launch Alliance of Centennial, Colorado, is providing the Atlas V launch vehicle. InSight is readying for booster separation. Aboard Atlas was the spacecraft dubbed InSight, for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport ...
  • Ford Isn't Ruling Out Scrapping Fusion, Fiesta, And Focus

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    Ford has also made clear that waning consumer demand and product profitability are two reasons why it's halting investment in the next generation of sedans. Ford outlined the bold strategy shifts in a news release about its first-quarter financial results, which continues a streak of billion-dollar profits.
  • Nintendo to Get a New President in June

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    Nintendo only expected to sell 10 million Switches, not a bad target, but it kept increasing its forecast as the sales of the console went up and up. However, that's still below analysts' average estimate for ¥308.6 billion. "He may be the ideal person to fill the communication gap that exists between Nintendo and investors".
  • Facebook Sales Rise Despite Data Scandal

    Facebook Sales Rise Despite Data Scandal

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    Nearly all of Facebook's advertising revenue, 91%, is from mobile advertising, a year-on-year increase from 85%. People keep flocking to Facebook and the social network keeps raking in money by selling them ads, privacy scandals or not. The government has also sought information about the entities working under CA along with the details of their directors. Its operating profit , $5.45 billion for the quarter, also beat estimates of $4.64 billion.
  • Amazon hints at the Fire TV Cube

    Amazon hints at the Fire TV Cube

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    If the user tends to have more than one Echo , Alexa claims to respond intelligently from the Echo you are closest to with ESP ( Echo Spatial Perception). Many other deals are available for those buying more than one Echo device. The company has also set up special kiosks in Bangalore, Mumbai and across other 350 offline retail outlets in India.
  • OnePlus 6 Glass Back Confirmed

    OnePlus 6 Glass Back Confirmed

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    The company traditionally refreshes its flagship line in June. The expected price of OnePlus 6 will be more than $479. The reader is reportedly part of a trial under OnePlus's new LAB program that started last week . OnePlus 6 will be launched next month on 17 May in India. It is also officially confirmed that the OnePlus 6 will have a 256GB ROM option as well.
  • Spotify Intros All-New Free Experience

    Spotify Intros All-New Free Experience

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    For those who depend on the free Spotify service, your mobile app just got a whole lot better - and bigger. Users will be able to play any song they want from any of those playlists and as many times as they want without having to shuffle.
  • Sean Hannity Responds to Latest Fake News Attack

    Sean Hannity Responds to Latest Fake News Attack

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    Four more of the shell companies have owned properties in which public records say Hannity or members of his family have lived. Hannity had Carson on his show past year, and failed to disclose the fact that he (Hannity) had benefited financially from the agency that his guest heads.
  • Bucks rout Celtics 116-92, cut series lead to 2-1

    Bucks rout Celtics 116-92, cut series lead to 2-1

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    Game 1 went down to the wire before Boston won in overtime, and the Celtics were the ones who controlled Game 2 from start to finish. The Celtics posted a monster 113.2 offensive rating in the first two games in Boston, but they were due for a down game given their injury situation.
  • Pope meets father of British toddler at centre of battle

    Pope meets father of British toddler at centre of battle

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    The decision is another setback for the parents of 23-month-old Alfie Evans, who have been engaged in a protracted legal fight with Alder Hey Children's Hospital over their son's care. His parents plan to appeal against... Alfie's cognitive abilities were actually improving after months of treatment, Alfie's parents and their legal representation argued.
  • Wake Me Up hitmaker is no more! DJ Avicii dead at 28

    Wake Me Up hitmaker is no more! DJ Avicii dead at 28

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    Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that Avicii was found dead in Muscat , Oman, the capital of the sultanate on the eastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, and a popular vacation destination on the Arabian Sea. In October 2010, he signed with the European A&R team with EMI Music Publishing. It was written by Avicii , Ash Pournouri, Salem Al Fakir, Vincent Pontare and Veronica Maggio.
  • O'Sullivan: Young Celtics acing playoff lessons

    O'Sullivan: Young Celtics acing playoff lessons

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    The Boston Celtics withstood the Milwaukee Bucks' best shot as they just about escaped with a Game 1 win, 113-107 in overtime. And the Bucks' defensive effort was nearly non-existent, especially against Boston point guard Terry Rozier , who matched his Game 1 total with 23 points.
  • The size of the football field Asteroid skimmed past Earth

    The size of the football field Asteroid skimmed past Earth

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    Just a day after being discovered dangerously close and approaching Earth, an asteroid , potentially capable of causing significant damage, has darted past our planet almost missing it on an astronomical scale. With an estimated diameter of 157 to 361 feet (48 to 110 meters), the asteroid's impact with the Earth could have caused substantial damage. It may make you feel much better (or even worse) to understand that asteroids get in Earth's environment undetected on a relatively routine ...
  • Facebook's new plan: allow everyone to 'unsend' messages

    Facebook's new plan: allow everyone to 'unsend' messages

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    Facebook is now apologizing for its latest mess, claiming that it's discussed this ability within its circles many times. This may take some time. No notifications were sent to those who had messages deleted, nor was there any disclosure that such a thing was even possible.
  • Cambridge Whistle-Blower Says Facebook Data Could Be In Russia

    Cambridge Whistle-Blower Says Facebook Data Could Be In Russia

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    Facebook has been in damage control mode and has been trying to assure users and investors about its security measures. There's no indication that Facebook actually plans to introduce such an option, but Sandberg's admission makes explicit that Facebook's revenue depends nearly entirely on monitoring its users' taste and behavior.