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Samsung's Surface competitor, the Galaxy Book, starts at $629.99
- April 25, 2017

If you bought the Verizon Wireless versions of the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus phones, you won't be able to use a pretty nice feature that is supposed to be available with the devices' Bixby digital assistant. The Galaxy Book's battery is fast-charging and has up to ten and a half hours of video playback. However, the company announced availability details for the 10.6-inch and 12-inch Galaxy Book tablets, and the good news is they're even cheaper than Microsoft's Surface devices. (more...)
Venezuelan Opposition Announces Plans for More Street Actions
- April 25, 2017

Thousands of supporters of Maduro also rallied downtown, with state television showing trucks distributing water bottles on a hot day and an inflatable balloon in the form of the late President Hugo Chavez. According to him, the high inflation, food and drug shortages and the high rate of crime are stemming from Washington, which wants to destabilize the country. (more...)
WH press secretary defends Trump's 'significant' work in 100 days WH press secretary defends Trump's 'significant' work in 100 days
- April 25, 2017

Normally a press secretary tries their best not to ever directly lie to the press, lest they lose credibility with the press. " That guy gets great ratings ". "Sean worked for the Trump campaign and the [Republican National Committee] and the transition". To review: We have an uninformed boob in the White House spending all his time yelling at cable news and cheering because the male version of the Cathy comic strip that he hired to be his press secretary is getting a lot of eyeballs for ... (more...)
Waymo: Uber Concealed Secret Self-Driving Technology From The Court Waymo: Uber Concealed Secret Self-Driving Technology From The Court
- April 25, 2017

Waymo, Alphabet's autonomous auto company, alleged in a court filing on Friday that Uber has been developing a secret, secondary self-driving technology that is a more direct copy of Waymo's autonomous driving designs - and that the ride-hail giant intentionally concealed this project from the court. (more...)
Russian FM presses US's Tillerson over Syria probe Russian FM presses US's Tillerson over Syria probe
- April 24, 2017

Earlier in April, Lavrov stated Moscow was using its relations with Damascus to encourage the Syrian government to fully cooperate with the OPCW, which announced in January 2016 that it had destroyed Syria's chemical weapons arsenal in accordance with an agreement reached after the 2013 Ghouta attack. (more...)
Born In China is a lightweight nature doc Born In China is a lightweight nature doc
- April 24, 2017

Disneynature productions started off in the science camp (Earth and Oceans, narrated by James Earl Jones and Pierce Brosnan), swung too far into entertainment ( Chimpanzee and Bears , with awful, simpering voiceovers by Tim Allen and John C. (more...)
SIG plc (SHI) PT Raised to GBX 95
- April 24, 2017

Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 20th will be issued a dividend of €0.40 ($0.43) per share. If you are accessing this article on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global trademark & copyright legislation. (more...)
Pep: We will be much better next season Pep: We will be much better next season
- April 24, 2017

We will come back stronger next season. But stick with it he did and he was rewarded with a solid display at the back from Laurent Koscielny , Gabriel and Rob Holding as they helped limit City to three shots on target. "I had it in mind for the Manchester City game after we won at Middlesbrough and got some confidence back". Drogba recently signed for the American club Pheonix Rising and after Arsenal booked their place in the FA Cup final, the 39-year-old dropped a quite ... (more...)
Messi's 500th Barca goal sinks Real Madrid in thriller
- April 24, 2017

Please Wait while comments are loading. "We've done everything we could to win and even draw with a player less, but we conceded a goal at the end", said Marcelo. He's scored two goals, but it's not merely Messi - we didn't control the match well in the minutes that people might have done damage to our competition. (more...)
The US-Russian Astronauts Landed at International Space Station
- April 24, 2017

The spacecraft lifted off into the sky from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1:13pm local time (07:13 GMT) and reached orbit just nine minutes into flight. The Associated Press said Wednesday that Whitson will have spent 535 days in space as of Monday, besting astronaut Jeffrey Williams' current record. (more...)
Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at International Space Station Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at International Space Station
- April 24, 2017

EDT Tuesday, April 18 atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The mission is named the "S.S. President Trump's daughter Ivanka will join the phone call from the Oval Office monday, along with the NASA astronaut Kate Rubins. Working at robotic work consoles inside the domed Cupola module, Pesquet and Whitson deftly maneuvered the space station's 57.7-foot (17.6-meter) Canadian-built Canadarm2 robotic arm to ... (more...)
North Korea detains USA citizen; at least 3rd American being held North Korea detains USA citizen; at least 3rd American being held
- April 24, 2017

The aircraft carrier, USS Carl Vinson , part of a navy strike group now conducting drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean. Experts say these missiles could one day be capable of hitting targets as far as the continental United States, although North Korea has yet to flight test them. (more...)
Trump calls US astronaut who broke record for time in space
- April 24, 2017

Peggy Whitson, Ph.D. will officially set the record for total number of total days spent in space by an American. "I don't think about the records themselves too much, but when I do think about them, it makes me think about all the people that make it possible", she said. (more...)
Germany's Merkel encouraged U.S. will consider EU free trade deal Germany's Merkel encouraged U.S. will consider EU free trade deal
- April 24, 2017

More details have emerged regarding German Chancellor Angela Merkel's frosty meeting with US President Donald Trump last month. "That's why I thought the United Kingdom was so smart in getting out", Donald Trump said shortly after he took office. (more...)
Two-man crew reaches space station
- April 24, 2017

There was a rare extra seat in the Soyuz capsule; Reuters reports that Russian Federation is scaling back its space station staffing as it prepares to prepares to send a laboratory to the ISS next year. The 57-year-old station commander, Peggy Whitson will beat 534 -day record of the United States astronaut for cumulative time spent at the station. (more...)
'Zelda' on Switch Breaks Records for a Nintendo Debut
- April 24, 2017

There's also a new NEOGEO classic to enjoy following on from the large library of Nintendo Switch NEOGEO games already released so far. The Nintendo Switch continues to be a hard to find item. And that's ignoring the fact that the whole chart is organised by revenue instead of units sold, which is not how it works anywhere else in the world. (more...)
Ann Coulter says she'll speak at Berkeley despite venue trouble
- April 24, 2017

In a letter to the Berkeley College Republicans , who were sponsoring the speech, two vice chancellors said the university had been "unable to find a safe and suitable venue for your planned April 27 event featuring Ann Coulter ". "The Constitution permits the university to take such steps to protect public safety while facilitating expressive activities, and that is exactly what we are doing", officials said in a prepared statement . (more...)
CRPF jawans martyred in encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma CRPF jawans martyred in encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma
- April 24, 2017

I also saw some women naxals. The Maoists say they are fighting for communist rule and greater rights for tribal people and the rural poor. They fired back, not knowing how numerous Reds had come to attack them. We are still to account for all the personnel and a search is on. "The sacrifice of the martyrs will not go in vain", Modi tweeted. Soon after the deadly attack, President Pranab Mukherji and Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned it and sent their condolences to the families of ... (more...)
Trump calls French presidential elections 'very interesting' Trump calls French presidential elections 'very interesting'
- April 24, 2017

They were participating in a televised political debate on Thursday night when the shooting started. French authorities say the gunman, named swiftly by the Islamic State terror group via its Amaq news agency as Belgian Abu Yousif al-Bajiki, opened fire on a police vehicle parked on the Champs-Élysées, hitting three police officers and a tourist during the attack outside a Marks and Spencer clothing store. (more...)
The iPhone 8 may be very hard to get until 2018
- April 24, 2017

Apple typically launches new iPhone models in the fall at a September media event. In his tweet , Dickson noted, "iPhone 8 looks to be taking a new direction". However, nothing is official till Apple announces it. Consequently, Kuo has adjusted shipping estimates to take the iPhone 8 delay into account. According to the leaked live images of what's expected to be the iPhone 8 , the next-gen iPhone features a glass body with aluminum border whereas the front will have an edge-to-edge ... (more...)

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