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Research Amazon to start selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast
Author: 0 Amazon to start selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast

However, as relations have become increasingly frosty between the parties, culminating most recently with Google's decision to remove YouTube support from the Amazon Echo Show , it appears the retail giant has accepted that it needs to play nice.

Research Zuma admits S.Africans 'not happy' with ruling ANC party
Author: 0 Zuma admits S.Africans 'not happy' with ruling ANC party

Observers warn that if the ANC doesn't fix its reputation it could split and be forced into a coalition government for the first time since taking power in 1994 at the end of white minority rule. One of South Africa's richest businessmen, the 65-year-old Ramaphosa is a veteran of the struggle for liberation from the country's former apartheid system of white minority rule and helped negotiate the transition to democracy.

Research AOL Instant Messenger signs off for last time
Author: 0 AOL Instant Messenger signs off for last time

As a result we've made the decision that we will be discontinuing AIM effective December 15, 2017. "You likely remember the CD, your first screenname, your carefully curated away messages, and how you organized your buddy lists". The writing was on the wall for the chat client when AOL (now OATH) announced it was cutting off third-party access to AIM back in March. The AIM yellow running man was one of the most recognizable advertising icons of the 1990s.

Research Today Asteroid 3200 Phaethon Will Fly Past Earth
Author: 0 Today Asteroid 3200 Phaethon Will Fly Past Earth

If humanity is wiped out at some point in the future, an asteroid strike certainly would be high on the list of probable causes. It also passes extremely close to the sun itself. "The images should be excellent for obtaining a detailed 3D model ". Earth was nearly destroyed in the ensuing chaos, which scorched the planet, burned vast amounts of vegetation and created the great deserts of Africa.

Author: 0 Google Maps for Android gets step-by-step directions for public transit navigation

READ NEXT :IT leaders turn to AI to defend against AI-powered cyberattacks It's not too hard to see why Google's made a decision to backport Assistant to older phones. It's being rolled out to users in several regions across the globe, including the U.S., U.K., Canada, India, Mexico and Spain. In addition to the Lollipop launch, Google's also bringing Assistant to tablets for the first time.

Research Nasa's stellar googling finds a solar system the size of ours
Author: 0 Nasa's stellar googling finds a solar system the size of ours

So Christopher Shallue, a senior software engineer at Google Brain, and Andrew Vanderburg , a NASA Sagan Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin, made a decision to have a crack at it. After four years it had collected a large dataset containing 35,000 possible planet candidates. When the scientists finally tested their neural network on signals that it had not seen before, it correctly sorted the planets from the false positives a whopping 96% of the time, Shallue said.

Research India Raises Tariffs on Electronics to Curb Surging Imports
Author: 0 India Raises Tariffs on Electronics to Curb Surging Imports

These include electronic items like televisions, mobile phones, projectors and water heaters. The tax on import of microwave ovens too has been doubled to 20 per cent, the Finance Ministry said in a notification. Eight out of 10 phones sold in 2017 have been made locally, data from Counterpoint Research showed. Tarun Pathak, an associate director at Counterpoint Research, said the tax notification, will impact mobile phone companies dependent on imports.

Research Facebook warns against passively browsing your News Feed
Author: 0 Facebook warns against passively browsing your News Feed

David Ginsberg, Facebook's director of research, and Moira Burke, research scientist, made the surprising admission yesterday in a blogpost that highlighted the downsides of using the website. Take a Break, a product of the company's so-called Compassion Team, is one of several recent changes to the social platform that are meant to foster social interaction and engagement between users.

Research IBM Enters Quantum Computing Business with First Paying Customers
Author: 0 IBM Enters Quantum Computing Business with First Paying Customers

German carmaker Daimler, electronics giant Samsung and Honda are also among the 12 top businesses and researchers to be the first to work with IBM on exploring the technology. The researchers now have United States $63.7 million in funding to develop a 10-qubit prototype silicon quantum integrated circuit by 2022. Unfortunately, in all of those architectures, qubits are now extremely fragile and prone for calculation error, and even quantum processors with just a few of them are too big ...

Research Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion Announced For Spring 2018 Release
Author: 0 Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion Announced For Spring 2018 Release

The game's official website features a few descriptions and early examples of its open-world exploration and design. The catalyst for the story that Ooo has been flooded, causing the kingdoms to be cut off from each other by rising waters. You'll use spells, potions, items, and unique hero abilities during battle. Hopefully this is more than kiddie shovelware. Ahead of the game's release, fans are also being given the chance to name Finn and Jake's boat.

Research Geminid meteors shower the skies
Author: 0 Geminid meteors shower the skies

If you're somewhere early Friday morning where the clouds have parted, take a look up and you might see a meteor or two. The meteor shower is composed of material left behind by asteroid 3200 Phaeton, which is passing Earth this month a bit closer than usual.

Research Ryan Reynolds and Josh Brolin deliver heavenly new Deadpool 2 poster
Author: 0 Ryan Reynolds and Josh Brolin deliver heavenly new Deadpool 2 poster

From Thanksgiving treats to Bob Ross-inspired trailers ("and remember, hugs and drugs"), the Powers That Be have wholeheartedly embraced the Merc's irreverent style, which, in turn, has allowed Ryan Reynolds to do what he does best: serve up amusing and often deadpan tweets to his legions of followers.

Research Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus with Snapdragon 625 SoC launched in China
Author: 0 Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus with Snapdragon 625 SoC launched in China

The two smartphone went for flash sales at 12 PM via Amazon India . Xiaomi recently announced the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus with 18:9 bezel-less displays in China. So, if you are into this new 18:9-aspect ratio game, then, wait for few more weeks and you will not be sorry for your decision. However, the device retains the same FHD+ 1080 x 2160 pixel screen resolution as its predecessor.

Research Italian astronaut Nespoli back on Earth (2)
Author: 0 Italian astronaut Nespoli back on Earth (2)

In October Russia's space agency said a manned Soyuz rocket had suffered a partial loss of pressure as it returned to Earth from the ISS in April this year. Earlier NASA confirmed that the expedition 53 Commander Bresnik has handed over station command to Roscosmos's Alexander Misurkin in an official change of command ceremony.

Research Blue Origin teases rocket factory opening on Space Coast
Author: 0 Blue Origin teases rocket factory opening on Space Coast

Blue Origin's arrival is expected to bring 300 high-wage jobs to the region. During the more than 10-minute launch, New Shepard was able to reach heights of 99 km above sea level and reached a maximum ascent velocity of Mach 2.94. Meanwhile, the booster reignited its BE-3 engine and deployed landing legs to set down on the launch pad. The launch was simply a test of the updated New Shepard passenger-carrying rocket.

Research Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ designs reportedly revealed in leaked images
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ designs reportedly revealed in leaked images

However, reports claim that these features will not be present in the upcoming smartphone. In terms of specs, the Galaxy S9 will be powered by either a Snapdragon 845 or Samsung's very own Exynos 9810 processor. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ came with a fingerprint scanner that was placed to the right side of the camera because of which users often ended up placing their fingers on the camera instead of the fingerprint scanner.

Research Google X Development Center Is Going To Establish in Visakhapatnam
Author: 0 Google X Development Center Is Going To Establish in Visakhapatnam

Lokesh met the Google X representatives in Sanfransisco and explained the facilities made available to develop growth centre in the port city. One solution, first proved out by sending a copy of the film Real Genius across more than 100 kilometers between balloons, was Free Space Optical Communications, aka FSOC, technology .

Research Facebook trials ads before videos in its
Author: 0 Facebook trials ads before videos in its "Watch" section

While the pre-rolls will not show up in News Feed for now, they will live in what the company described as "places where people intentionally go to watch videos". "Engaging one-off videos that bring friends and communities together have always done well in News Feed and will continue to do so", the company said in the blog post .