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Rocket Lab had counted all the way down to T-minus 2 seconds, when Beck says Electron automatically aborted. The Electron makes use of carbon composite materials for its rocket core, and 3-D printing techniques for its Rutherford rocket engines.
  • Reliance Jio slashes costs, revamps plans to offer more data

    Reliance Jio slashes costs, revamps plans to offer more data

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    However, in most of the circles such as Bihar, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana, etc., the company is still offering old plans. Rs 398 plan: There is now 1.5GB daily data for 70 days on this plan. Rs 199 plan: Jio has cut down the price of this plan. The company offers 28GB data for 28 days. Under this offer, customers will get 28GBs of 4G data with a daily cap of 1GB data.
  • HMD Global announces second generation Nokia 6

    HMD Global announces second generation Nokia 6

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    This facilitate easy one-hand operation on the Nokia 6 (2018). The upgrade with the Nokia 6 2018 comfortably brings the phone from a low-end to mid-range device while keeping a similar price tag, so it's bound to be a hit with budget-conscious consumers.
  • Android Pay, Google Wallet, merge into single brand: Google Pay

    Android Pay, Google Wallet, merge into single brand: Google Pay

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    That changed in 2015, when Google made a decision to spin off the tap-and-pay portion of the service into Android Pay. This all-new Google Pay branding was unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 event being held in Las Vegas. Like the distinction between Google's similar instant-messaging apps Allo and Duo, or the repurposing of Google Hangouts into a business-focused communications tool, the line drawn between Google Wallet and Android Pay was confusing, unnecessary, and probably ...
  • SpaceX successfully sends secret 'Zuma' satellite to space

    SpaceX successfully sends secret 'Zuma' satellite to space

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    Originally planned for a November launch, the mysterious Zuma mission may finally go to space on Sunday evening. This launch also included a recovery of the first stage booster used with the Falcon 9, which returned to Cape Canaveral and landed at its LZ-1 landing pad after deploying and separating from the second stage.
  • Hector Bellerin salutes Arsenal's fighting spirit in 2-2 draw with Chelsea

    Hector Bellerin salutes Arsenal's fighting spirit in 2-2 draw with Chelsea

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    The Frenchman hit out at the standard of refereeing in English football following the Gunners' 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion last week, having seen a late penalty call go against his side. "To draw at the Emirates is a good result", added the Italian. At the other end Chelsea carved the hosts open only for Alvaro Morata and Cesc Fabregas to waste clear chances.
  • "Bomb cyclone" to slam East Coast with more bitterly cold weather

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    An intense storm packing strong winds and heavy snow is hitting the northeastern US, dumping piles of snow on the region. But the powerful winds around this storm will drag in some of the coldest air the Northeast U.S. The biggest concern arising out of this storm will be the winds that will batter the coasts of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, P.E.I. and Newfoundland.
  • LG HU80KA 4K UHD projector to debut at CES 2018

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    Apparently LG's engineers have been able to downsize the HU80KA without sacrificing image quality. LG is also claiming that the projector can be ceiling mounted, though we're struggling to work out exactly how you could do so while accommodating its height.
  • Apple App Store saw record-breaking holiday season

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    However, after the acquisition, the start-up would no longer offer Android and Free Starter services starting March 1. Apple confirmed the acquisition directly to us, and the startup also noted the move in a blog post this afternoon.
  • Supermoon kicks off 2018

    Supermoon kicks off 2018

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    This month's total lunar eclipse is said to be extraordinary as it will be the first total eclipse of a blue moon in 150 years, according to Space.com. This evening, pictures show the blood-red moon rising over Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear. The moon tonight will appear red to many in the United Kingdom because of the way the atmosphere bends the light bouncing off the moon.
  • BattlEye Has Banned Over 1.5 Million PUBG Players

    BattlEye Has Banned Over 1.5 Million PUBG Players

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    A small patch released yesterday that brought an attempt from the developers to reduce intermittent in-game lag and reduces character position readjustment issues. There are two key features coming along with this patch. This is done to prevent you from being able to reveal enemy locations to your team mates... so, another unique tactic bites the dust.
  • Next Huawei flagship to be named the P20 instead of P11

    Next Huawei flagship to be named the P20 instead of P11

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    Additionally, the report also mentions that two other smartphones, with codenames Maya and Salina, will be launched by Huawei in the first quarter of 2018. A man holds up a new Huawei's P10 device during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Also, a new Huawei A2 fitness band is expected to be announced in Q1 as well, along with a new Huawei 360 Camera, the so-called Huawei Scale (an accessory) and Huawei B618 wireless router.
  • John Schnatter Net Worth 2018: How Much Is Papa Johns Founder Worth?

    John Schnatter Net Worth 2018: How Much Is Papa Johns Founder Worth?

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    John Schnatter , the founder and CEO of Papa John's, has a reported net worth of approximately $75 million. Schnatter, meanwhile, will remain with the company as Chairman and founder. "We do not want these individuals or groups to buy our pizza", the company said in their November 5 statement. He removed himself from the gig in 2005 before returning in 2008.
  • Apple might be slowing down old iPhones to preserve battery life

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    Apple says the objective here is to ensure that the iPhone does not shut down unexpectedly when the battery gets depleted completely. It's easy to run with the idea that this is Apple intentionally slowing down older iPhones in an effort to push more users to upgrade to the latest iPhone every year.
  • Ofcom unveils new rules to help speed-up switching mobile phone providers

    Ofcom unveils new rules to help speed-up switching mobile phone providers

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    Vodafone, which has been slammed by Ofcom for poor customer service, saw its share price fall from 232.6p just after the markets opened to 231.3 by midday. Companies desperately want to keep you, so if they believe they will lose you, you can often get much better deals. The user can then send the code on to their new chosen service provider, who will set them up within one working day, with no notice period charges or other fees to pay.
  • Salvation Army bell-ringer accused of stealing from collection kettle

    Salvation Army bell-ringer accused of stealing from collection kettle

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    An Oklahoma woman is feeling grateful to have her wedding ring back after her husband accidentally dropped it into a Salvation Army kettle! Ferreira remains hopeful people will take this message to heart. The gifts donated by local businesses and individuals will be distributed from 8 a.m.to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at 1200 W. Kimberly Ave., connected to Fox Valley Christian Fellowship Church.
  • Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018) launched: Price, Specifications, and more

    Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy A8+ (2018) launched: Price, Specifications, and more

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    Both these phones are also IP68 certified and support Samsung Pay. Both runs on an Octa-core 7885 Exynos processor that has two 2.2GHz high-powered cores and six-1.6GHz efficiency cores. On the back, there's a nice 16MP sensor with a f/1.7 aperture, which should let in more light and improve low-light photography. Additionally, these Samsung Galaxy A series devices will be the first to feature dual selfie cameras.
  • NASA DISCOVERS another Solar System with 8 Planets

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    The finding was made using data collected by Nasa's Kepler Space Telescope , a planet hunter that has spotted more than 2,500 confirmed exoplanets since its launch in 2009. He became engaged in exoplanet findings after studying that astronomy, like other departments of science, is quickly being inundated with data as the technology for data acquisition from space advances.
  • Prince Harry to marry on May 19

    Prince Harry to marry on May 19

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    Kensington Palace confirmed that the happy couple will Wednesday on Saturday, May 19 next year. Mr Knauf said Harry and Ms Markle "want the public to feel part of their day" - and are looking at ways to achieve that. Harry and Markle first met for a drink in July 2016 on a blind date, brokered by a mutual friend, whose name they would not reveal, but "it was definitely a setup", Markle said in the interview.
  • Party Chat Support Arrives for Xbox Beta App

    Party Chat Support Arrives for Xbox Beta App

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    The mobile chat feature is still in beta testing mode, and it's only available on Android smartphones for now. If for some reason you must put down the headset and walk away from your Xbox console, you no longer have to leave your party chat hanging.
  • Apple makes iMac Pro available for order

    Apple makes iMac Pro available for order

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    A full hands-on video by YouTuber Marques Brownlee , popularly known as MKBHD, showed that the iMac Pro has a space grey paint, which is reminiscent of this year's MacBook Pro. Apple described the iMac Pro as a " lean, mean dream machine ". It'll have 128GB of RAM and up to 4TB of SSD storage. Finally, there is also a 10Gb Ethernet port for fast networking.
  • Nintendo Switch has hit yet another huge sales milestone

    Nintendo Switch has hit yet another huge sales milestone

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    Of course, the fact that you can actually buy one hurts nothing. It's a pretty incredible feat, especially because it's set to outsell the Wii U's 13.5 million lifetime sales by the end of 2017. Nintendo also has a strong library of titles that are only available on the Switch with games like Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild as well as Mario Kart 8 only offered on the Switch.
  • LOOK UP: Geminid meteor shower to light up December sky

    LOOK UP: Geminid meteor shower to light up December sky

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    Since its first recorded observation in 1833 (from a riverboat on the Mississippi), the Geminid shower has only grown stronger, thanks to Jupiter's gravity tugging the particle stream closer to Earth. "(It) can be seen with the naked eye, there is no need for a telescope", he said. To find out for sure though, check out the Met office forecast to see what the weather will be like in your local area.
  • John Travolta's Gotti Biopic Dropped by Lionsgate

    John Travolta's Gotti Biopic Dropped by Lionsgate

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    The speculation Travolta might be referring to is Twitter's reaction to the news that the film had suddenly been dropped, questioning if the actor might be joining the ranks of countless male celebrities who have recently been met with assault and harassment allegations, leading many to be dumped from their respective projects (ex.
  • Portal Returns…. As A Bridge Construction Simulator?

    Portal Returns…. As A Bridge Construction Simulator?

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    You can check out a brief teaser trailer and description from publisher Headup Games, below. You'll build bridges across Aperture Science-like testing areas, utilizing seemingly every element from the Portal universe from Companion Cubes to the orange and blue goo from Portal 2 .
  • Missing Nebraska woman Sydney Loofe found dead

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    At a press conference Tuesday morning, Lincoln Police Chief Jeff Bliemeister and other law enforcement officers shared a few details about Monday's discovery of the body. Last week, before they were arrested in Missouri, Boswell and Trail posted several videos on social media, with Boswell confirming she was with Loofe on the last night she was seen.