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GM accelerates EV plans in China

Yale Zhang, a Shanghai-based analyst at Auto Foresight, said Chinese consumers increasingly were turning to domestic brands for SUVs, citing huge increases in sales by some of China's biggest domestic auto makers, including Great Wall Motor Co. Read More »

Tough Galaxy S8 Active Reportedly in the Works

Samsung's comments about pre-orders comes just a day after reports surfaced that its Bixby voice-activated personal assistant won't make its debut in the Galaxy S8 in the US after all. It seems that if you pre-ordered a Samsung Galaxy S8 in the United States, you might be one of the lucky few customers to receive a free speaker dock if you haven't gotten it already. Read More »

Thousands brave rain at Washington science march

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It was one of hundreds of similar events taking place around the globe, from Australia to the USA, in a mass celebration of scientific endeavour, the Press Association reported. Shah worries about the boys' futures if money is cut for the sciences. The protest was putting scientists, who generally shy away from advocacy and whose work depends on objective experimentation, into a more public position. Read More »

Some Galaxy S8 Preorders Arriving with Surprise Freebie

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Each year, Samsung launches a more rugged version of its flagship smartphone to cater to those looking for a more durable device . Both the phones come with QHD+ resolution. Interestingly, the Samsung India website confirms that the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus with dual SIM will be released in the country. Specifically, the Galaxy S8's almost bezel-less design and big, curved screen, might make it a bit harder to ruggedize and safeguard the handset. Read More »

NASA Says Saturn's Moon Has "The Ingredients Necessary For a Habitable Environment"

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Life requires three main ingredients: liquid water, source of energy and the right chemical ingredients. They described their findings in the journal Science . Thanks to Cassini, scientists have long known about the moon's geysers, which spew water vapor from cracks at the moon's south pole. NASA's Cassini spacecraft detected the presence of molecular hydrogen in water plumes erupting from Saturn's icy moon Enceladus, the US space agency announced Thursday, suggesting that the ... Read More »

Sinclair in $240M deal to buy Bonten TV stations

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The stations it's acquiring only reach about 1% of USA households. But with the cap, it remains well below the cap at around 25%. The acquisition will help Sinclair expand its regional presence in several states where it already owns stations, said Chris Ripley, Sinclair president and CEO, in Friday's announcement. Read More »

Trump meets Italian leader, talks trade and security

The French election is being seen as a bellwether for whether the move toward nationalism and separation from the European Union, displayed by Britain's move to leave the EU, will continue spreading to other European countries. He also plans to attend the Group of Seven annual gathering of leaders of major industrialized democracies in Italy next month. Candidates in France's presidential election treaded carefully in response to the attack with the first round of voting set for Sunday. Read More »

Apple plans recycled material for its products

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Per Digital Trends , the initiative is one of the company approaches to render positive actions that are reflected on their annual Environmental Responsibility Report . Virgin paper is sourced from protected sustainable forests, and the company has successfully protected or created enough working forests to cover all of its packaging needs. Read More »

March for Science Next Biggest Washington Protest

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In fact, it's not really about policy at all. Live Science will be reporting from marches in several cities - including Washington, D.C., New York , Honolulu, Los Angeles and San Francisco - and will be reporting on events throughout the day. Read More »

Watch this 360-degree live stream of today's Atlas V launch

NASA provided the 360 stream on Tuesday as an unmanned Atlas rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, with a capsule full of space station supplies. We can't all be rocket scientists, but this might be as close as we'll get. OSIRIS-REx will be the first US mission to sample an asteroid, retrieve at least two ounces of surface material and return it to Earth for study. Read More »

Trump says he'll mark 100 days with Pennsylvania rally

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The White House did not offer additional details about where the rally would take place or what Trump's focus would be, referring questions to Trump's campaign apparatus. His staff is also boycotting in a show of "solidarity" with the president. Trump has had a contentious relationship with the press corps, whom he has labeled "fake news", and some news organizations have canceled their parties that weekend. Read More »

Melania nudges Trump to raise hand during national anthem

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The First Lady will be moving to the White House this summer , and - if this video is anything to go by - her presence will be a huge help to her husband. " We will be stronger and bigger and better as a nation than ever before", Trump said . Press Secretary Sean Spicer posed for pictures beside the Easter Bunny on the White House lawn. Read More »

Atlas V launches SS John Glenn; en route to ISS

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Atlas V rocket, the mission is the fourth flight to use an enhanced Cygnus spacecraft, and the third using the Atlas V launch system. The OA-7 mission is scheduled to have effect at 11:11 a.m. The iconic astronaut died in Columbus, Ohio, on December 8, 2016, at the age of 95. United Launch Alliance has released 360-degree video of two previous launches, but later - not live. Read More »

Blackstone's first-quarter earnings more than double

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The company was maintained on Thursday, July 30 by Barclays Capital. Schulhoff & Co. Inc. raised its stake in Microsoft by 0.5% in the third quarter. Given the importance of identifying companies that will grow earnings per share at high rate, we then need to consider how to identify which companies will achieve high growth rates. Read More »

Samsung unveils customized enterprise versions of Galaxy S8

Both the smartphones were unveiled on March 29 at the Galaxy Unpacked event in New York City. Samsung seems to be releasing the prototype to allow them to better understand the challenges that a foldable smart-phone presents. Each year, Samsung launches a more rugged version of its flagship smartphone to cater to those looking for a more durable device . (AAPL) to become the leading smartphone maker for the first time ever. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro likely to be launched in India today

Growing demand for more firepower from devices such as smartphones and servers have also helped push up margins for Samsung and its rivals in recent quarters. Samsung is clearly back in the game now with their Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus but should you go big and get the bigger model with a bigger battery and display or is the smaller model the better choice. Read More »

New UP DGP Sulkhan Singh takes charge, vows to crush 'goondagardi'

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Additional DG (Law & Order) Daljeet Chaudhary has also been transferred, swapping places with Aditya Misra.In all, 12 senior police officers were transferred - nearly a month after Yogi took over as the CM.With an image of one of the most upright officers in UP cadre, 1980-batch IPS officer Sulkhan Singh has been serving as DG (training) and had earlier served in key posts as in police headquarters (Allahabad), training and jail departments. Read More »

Apple to begin testing self-driving auto tech in California

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However, the latest development reveals that the company has not thrown the project out the window and that there's still a slight chance that we will be able to see a vehicle from the California-based giant. Kelly, in a news release . Despite major staffing shakeups in its autonomous driving project a year ago, Apple is reportedly gearing up to unleash cars equipped with its driverless technology on California's public streets. Read More »

Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

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The commercial ship, which took off from complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, is reportedly carrying 3,500 kilograms of food and other critical supplies for the astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the ISS, including water, clothing, equipment, and research. Read More »

Facebook is for all: Zuckerberg takes a jab at Snapchat

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During his F8 kickoff speech, Zuckerberg noted that he had once believed the transition to augmented reality technologies would begin with eyeglasses. Facebook has a habit of cloning successful Snapchat features in its applications. "In addition, while last year's camera became an open-source project on GitHub, Facebook is planning to work with partners to manufacture the x6 and x24 to bring them to market later this year". Read More »

Orbital ATK blasts off from NASA launch pad

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA telecast the launch live. The barrel-shaped Cygnus spacecraft , nestled atop a white Atlas V rocket, soared into the blue sky over Cape Canaveral, Florida at 11:11 am (1511 GMT). The supply ship is known as the Cygnus after the swan constellation, and in this case has been named the S.S. John Glenn. He died at age 95 in December. Read More »

NASA Will Study How Fires Work In Space By Torching A Spaceship

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John Glenn . The International Space Station crew captured an Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo spacecraft in October 2016 - the sixth Cygnus mission to the space station. Cygnus is used to carry crew supplies, spare equipment and scientific experiments to the ISS. Safire III is meant to study how fire consumes in microgravity. Read More »

Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and dreams of recovery from Note 7

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As expected, both the new phones come with the iris scanner and facial recognition technologies besides the usual fingerprint scanner, which has been moved to the rear. In the same way, Samsung has given a lot of emphasis to all its mid-range family of smartphones which is a superb approach to get noticed by a larger range of audience. Read More »

Scientists leave labs, take to streets to defend research

The week of action , dubbed "From Truth to Justice: Earth Day to May Day 2017", will see over 50 events, including: climate education opportunities and the launch of visionary legislation, youth speak-outs and convergences, direct actions, and more . Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro launched in India for Rs. 27990

Previously, the smartphone business was the company's main contributor. Revenue rose 0.4 percent to 50 trillion won ($44.1 billion). Lee, who was arrested in February, has been charged with paying almost $40 million to the now-impeached president's close friend Choi Soon-Sil, allegedly as bribes to secure policy favours. Read More »

Facebook Spaces Is A VR Hangout Zone For Facebook

But that's intentional, says Facebook's Head of Social VR Rachel Franklin, who says the most important priority for now is to encourage interaction between friends. You can also pull in photos from your Facebook account and enlarge them on the screen. What's key about this is that Facebook - despite owning a popular VR hardware platform - wants to be a Google in the VR space not an Apple. Read More »

Trump to sign executive actions that could

The cuts will be "bigger I believe than any tax cut ever", he said, according to the AP report. President Donald Trump has signed a series of executive orders, including on tax simplification, aimed at reviving the economy and bring jobs back to the U.S., fast tracking the implementation of his election promises before the first 100 days in office. Read More »

House Republicans Close to an Obamacare Repeal Deal

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There's no target date for a vote, whether next week or at any future time, the aide said . The House legislation would dismantle the Obamacare extensive system for expanding health insurance coverage to millions of Americans, cutting almost $1 trillion in federal aid that has allowed states to expand the Medicaid safety net programs and scaling back tax subsidies that help millions of low- and middle-income Americans buy commercial health plans. Read More »

L L C Has $107.743 Million Stake in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

The fund owned 236,035 shares of the software giant's stock after buying an additional 531 shares during the period. The return on assets ratio shows how well management is employing the company's total assets to make a profit. In the past trading session, NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) highlighted upward shift of +1.59% or +1.58 points to $101.26. A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. Read More »

Trump calls Erdogan after referendum win

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The "Yes" camp won more than 51 percent in Sunday's referendum while the "No" side got nearly 49 percent, according to near-complete results released by Turkey's election authorities. In an address to politicians from his ruling party, he said the people had voted to switch from a parliamentary to a presidential system, adding: "The opposition should not speak after the people have spoken". Read More »

IPhone 8 to feature Touch ID at the back?

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Samsung has introduced its new AI assistant Bixby with the Galaxy S8. Most people are probably accustomed to phones around the 5.5-inch form factor, but as you can see flagships are slowly gravitating towards bigger and more spacious displays. Read More »