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Amazon Prime Hits 100M Subscribers

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The latest shareholder letter from Bezos highlighted that India remains the company's most important market outside its home market, the U.S., and has assumed greater significance for the e-commerce giant, after it lost out in China to Alibaba. Read More »

There Is Evidence That a Planet in Our Solar System Was Destroyed

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Such a planetary-sized body is now long gone, having been destroyed in a cataclysmic game of billiard early on in the solar system's history. Therefore, the Almahata Sitta meteorites finally confirm the existence of large proto-planetary bodies, which had only been speculated until now. Read More »

Thousands of Android apps may improperly track kids' activities

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The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) is checking whether or not Google requested Korean game developers to release their games on Google's app store " Play Store " only. The apps in question included Disney's Where's My Water?, Gameloft's Minion Rush and language learning app Duolingo. "This study, by the authors' own admission, does not claim to identify any actual violation of COPPA". Read More »

Samsung embracing the notch design

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The Bell is usually pretty spot on with the rumors surrounding unreleased Samsung devices but with such a long time before the Galaxy S10 is expected, there is plenty of time for more information to be uncovered. At the moment, the Samsung Galaxy S9 includes a 3000mAh battery while the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus features a 3500mAh battery. It's important, then, that you take this report with a grain of salt - just as you would any review. Read More »

OnePlus 6 Waterproof and Dust Resistance Leaks

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Ahead of the launch, OnePlus have been teasing the phone for quite a while. It looks like OnePlus has finally made a decision to include the feature in its next device, given most top-end phones offer some sort of water-and-dust certification. Read More »

Dershowitz confronts Hannity: 'You should have disclosed your relationship with Cohen'

Stephen Ryan, a lawyer for Mr Cohen, drew gasps and laughter from the public gallery when he named Mr Hannity as the client. Dershowitz's criticism came after courts revealed Hannity as a previously secret client of Cohen . Both women claimed to have had affairs with Trump , who has denied the allegations, more than a decade ago. Daniels was in the courtroom on Monday for the arguments. Read More »

'Kingdom Hearts III' minigames riff on pre-smartphone mobile games

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The Kingdom Hearts 3 minigames will look, sound and play exactly like the old-school LCD/Game & Watch systems. During an event, Square Enix aired a new trailer showing off Classic Kingdom. If you happen to be a fan of Classic Kingdom after watching the trailer, then you are in luck. It does contain a genuinely nice surprise though in the form of some Kingdom Hearts 3 mini-games! It has been a very long time since a numbered Kingdom Hearts game has released, with the last one being ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho to drop players for FA Cup semi-final against Spurs

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Considering Manchester United had just lost to rock bottom West Brom and conceded the title to Manchester City early, Jose Mourinho seemed relatively calm after the events of Sunday. Probably because I won eight championships, I was not in the moon with the victory against them. If United fall to another spineless defeat on Wednesday, the gap in quality between them and City will look more pronounced than ever, and the prospect of the Red Devils closing that gap next season will be ... Read More »

Protests in Yerevan: announced the beginning of the revolution

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Thousands of angry opposition supporters clashed with riot police in Yerevan on Monday as they marched to the Armenian parliament in protest against its intention to appoint former President Serzh Sarkisian as the country's prime minister. The scuffles were short-lived, as the police were able to repel the offensive and push the demonstrators back. "In Armenia there is something unprecedented: the same person wants to become the leader of the country for the third time". Read More »

Manchester City Win Premier League Title

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Mourinho claimed afterwards that he had not been happy after the City result because he knew they would win the league regardless and he accused some of his players of getting carried away. Caretaker boss Darren Moore is a popular figure at Albion and has quickly introduced the kind of togetherness and organisation so stark by its absence under Alan Pardew, who was sacked at the beginning of the month. Read More »

Kathua, Unnao rape-case

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India is waiting, "Rahul tweeted". On Thursday, Rahul tweeted and lead a midnight candlelight march to protest crimes against women in the national capital. Gandhi, amid slogans against the BJP and the prime minister during the march last night, had claimed that the women of the country are afraid to go out and the government must ensure their safety. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Will Last Longer Now

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Unfortunately, that lead to new leaks being released regarding the new powerful device in development, the Galaxy Note 9 . With its launch this close, the leaks ... In terms of optics, it has dual rear camera setup with 12 mega pixel primary camera and a secondary 12 mega pixel camera. It will be a combination of wide-angle and telephoto to achieve the famous Bokeh affect. Read More »

Uber app to offer public transport tickets

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Essilor will offer drivers free eye checkups regularly to ensure that they have healthy vision thus promoting road safety. The money raised from this tax would help fund Metro. The ride-hailing app company launched four new initiatives at an event in Washington , DC, and also discussed its acquisition of dockless electric bike-sharing company Jump , announced earlier this week . Read More »

Fortnite update gets Vending Machines, Weapon changes for Battle Royale

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The higher the rarity, the higher the price. The Fortnite vending machine locations can be tricky to find, as Epic Games has hidden them pretty damn brilliantly. The vending machines will dispense weapons randomly, not just in terms of what weapon it is, but what rarity it is, so there's a chance of you getting a really good weapon with the press of a button. Read More »

A swarm of black holes may be lurking in our galaxy's heart

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This cosmic posse, which could comprise more than 10,000 black holes in its entirety, was reported in Nature Astronomy today. The Sloan Digital Sky Survey telescope allowed them to collect optical data, while the Spitzer and GALEX space telescopes gathered near-infrared and near-UV data, enabling them to see the motions and colors of the distant stars. Read More »

SpaceX Launching Supplies To International Space Station

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Stephenson, 30, of Bristol, England, was making a U-turn into the path of an eastbound black Ford F-250 pickup truck. This flight also marks the 11th mission in which SpaceX has flown a rocket that has already gone to space and back. "And that way, our engineers can collect additional data, not only during reentry but during landing that will be useful for the future". Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Norishige Kanai and NASA's Scott Tingle will use the space station's ... Read More »

Falling space station's re-entry, landing site viewed as a success

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Tiangong-1's fall to Earth was confirmed by the U.S. Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC), which stated the spacecraft re-entered the atmosphere around 8:16 p.m. The program's military background has at times been a barrier to greater cooperation with those run by other countries, and it was excluded from the 420-ton International Space Station that is now beginning to wind down. Read More »

Northeast Ohio weather: ALERT: Severe storm threat tonight

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To the west of the Golden Triangle, golf-ball-size hail will also be a possibility. On Tuesday , Tuesday night , & Wednesday , severe weather possible in the (dark green yellow, and orange) highlighted areas on this map. The good news is with lots of sunshine Thursday afternoon temperatures should warm back up into the mid 70s. The greater threat for severe weather will stay to the south, but tonight's storms will feature gusty winds. Read More »

Pacquiao vs Matthysse fight for welterweight title confirmed

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Filipino Pacquiao, 39, last fought in a unanimous points loss to Australian Jeff Horn in July a year ago. For the first time in over 17 years, the eight-weight world champion won't have long-time coach Freddie Roach in his corner when he trades leather with Matthysse; the Hall-of-Famer and seven-time Trainer of the Year has been replaced by his assistant, Buboy Fernandez - Pacquiao's lifelong friend. Read More »

Diesel graveyard: Volkswagen dumps thousands of cars in desert after emissions scandal

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Skoda - a part of the Volkswagen Group has announced a similar buyback offer valid on cars purchased between April 1 2018 and the end of June 2018 and will cover bans introduced within 4 years from the date of purchase. Through mid-February VW has issued 437,273 letters offering almost $8 billion in compensation and buybacks. Volkswagen may have abandoned its "Clean Diesel " mantra after the Dieselgate scandal revealed they'd been busy scamming emission tests around the world. Read More »

Tonight's Blue Moon is Also a Paschal Moon to Welcome Easter 2018

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Unlike the "worm moon", the " blue moon " will reach peak fullness early in the morning at approximately 8:37 a.m. ET on March 31. See the Moon Phase Calendar for your city/state. But it has to do with atmospheric conditions - not calendar time. When can I see the blue moon? However, some calendar years get two blue moons . Read More »

Google To Shut Down Its Goo.gl URL Shortener Next Year

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The move will have an impact on both marketing departments and malware authors alike, both ardent users of Google's URL shortening service. Mobile devices are the primary way most people get content, and the need for a URL shortener has gone down as a result. Read More »

Tiger Shroff's 'Baaghi 2' emerges the biggest opener of 2018

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Baaghi 2 has broken the first film's records, and is doing splendid business overseas as well. Sajid Nadiadwala and Fox Star Studios' action entertainer " Baaghi 2 " has received overwhelming response from the viewers across India, including south markets, making it the highest opening film for Tiger. Read More »

Attorney General Beshear vows to sue over pension reform bill

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Increasing the age that new teachers and administrators in the TRS would be eligible for retirement to age 65 with five years of service or the "rule of 87", which requires beneficiaries' combined age and years of service to equal 87 before reaching retirement eligibility. Read More »

Prime Service Extended by a Year For Reliance Jio Users

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The offer will be available irrespective of whether you buy the Nokia 1 from online stores or through offline shops. The decision to extend the prime membership comes at a time when Reliance has already made its hold in the market. On every recharge, data vouchers of 10GB will be credited to users' MyJio app within 48 hours, which they can avail a maximum of six times. Under the Jio Prime membership, the subscribers get access to free voice, SMS and 4g data services. Read More »