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Astronaut Peggy Whitson Has Smashed Another Record

As of 1:27 AM EDT on Monday, April 24, Whitson exceeded the previous record of 534 consecutive days in space set by astronaut Jeff Williams . Ms Whitson broke the NASA cumulative record set a yea...

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Sales boost for Amazon as retail giant expands Indian operation

Sales boost for Amazon as retail giant expands Indian operation

In his announcement, CEO Jeff Bezos noted that India is one of the most significant markets for the company as it holds huge potential and opportunity for growth. Interestingly, Flipkart raised money ...

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Huawei's HiKey 960 is a premium ARM-based Rasberry Pi competitor

Huawei's HiKey 960 is a premium ARM-based Rasberry Pi competitor

The company usually prices its high-end smartphones aggressively to compete with more established rivals like Samsung and Apple, but that's not the strategy it's adopted for the new HiKey board for th...

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Samsung To Relaunch The Refurbished Galaxy Note 7, Except In India

Samsung Display utilized a lamination process for the Galaxy S8 that wrapped the screen around the left and right sides of the device. The event not only dealt a harsh blow to its sales of premium sm...

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Samsung profit boosted by chips, sees better earnings from the S8

The memory chip segment is enjoying a short term boom that is driving growth in the broader chip market, with tight supply resulting in strong average selling prices, particularly for premium products...

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Memory chip demand hands Samsung three year quarterly profits high

There are rumors that say a foldable Galaxy X may be unveiled this year, but most reports claim that Samsung will conduct a limited trial run at best to test the market. Loyal customers of Sa...

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Skoda to launch new Karoq by May 2017

Skoda to launch new Karoq by May 2017

With the announcement, the company released first images of the compact SUV. But Skoda has recently confirmed that it will be ditching the Yeti name and changing it to Karoq, bringing the upcoming S...

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Family of Facebook murder victim: We forgive the killer

Family of Facebook murder victim: We forgive the killer

Pennsylvania State Police look over a auto as they investigate the scene where Steve Stephens, the suspect in the random killing of a Cleveland retiree posted on Facebook, was found shot dead Tuesday,...

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Days in Space: Astronaut Peggy Whitson's Groundbreaking Record

The President replied that he wanted the endeavor to be done during his first, or "at worst", his second period, so it should speed up a little. "I'm glad to hear that", Trump responded. Shatterin...

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Mike Flynn may have violated law over Russian Federation payments, House investigators say

Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) said of documents viewed by the committee during a classified briefing at the Capitol. "The response we're getting is there is no information , and that, we believe, is the ...

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Baahubali 2: a befitting conclusion

Baahubali 2: a befitting conclusion

He has not released a film, but a world of its own. Baahubali 2 will be the first Telugu film to be released in 4k High Definition format. Many people are accusing Baahubali makers and distrib...

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Ann Coulter Vows to Speak at UC Berkeley Despite Ban

Coulter, the event sponsors, audience, and bystanders could be adequately protected - at any of the campus venues". They expect a repeat of violence that pre-empted former Breitbart news editor Milo Y...

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Nintendo's Mario Kart races in with a new game!

We've decked out a handful of "Super Target Karts", featuring Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach. Start your engines, put the pedal to the metal, and get ready for the kind of thrilling racing action t...

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Samsung Electronics flags stronger second quarter; Elliott welcomes share cancellation

So almost two-thirds of Samsung's operating income during the first quarter was generated by its semiconductor business. As it posted its quarterly profit, Samsung Electronics also announced on Th...

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Janet Jackson enjoys night out at Bruno Mars gig

Janet Jackson enjoys night out at Bruno Mars gig

The source added to Entertainment Tonight: "They are amicable". However, RadarOnline.com reported on Wednesday that Janet has been "pushing everyone away for months and her family is anxious about...

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Samsung's profit at 3-year high thanks to memory chips

According to data provider FactSet, analysts had expected a net income of 7.1 trillion won. For the first quarter, Samsung's smartphone business managed to post an operating profit hovering slight...

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Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

USA commanders in Korea have said that as many as 250 long-range artillery systems are stationed within 90 kilometers (56 miles) of the DMZ and are capable of striking parts of Seoul. "We have noted t...

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McDonald's Happy Meals Will Come With Mario Toys For a Limited Time

So, what's new? First up, the roster's been expanded with the Inkling Boy and Girl from Splatoon , along with King Boo, Dry Bones, and Bowser Jr. Manager of Product Marketing, JC Rodrigo, visited N...

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Acer is making yet another fitness wearable

Acer is making yet another fitness wearable

If you think the Acer Leap Ware is your next smartwatch, you won't have long to wait to get it. Acer says the Leap Ware will be available with Light Brown and Navy Blue bands that can be swapped out...

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Uber exec running self-driving car division stepping aside due to lawsuit

Waymo claims the allegedly stolen information has benefited Uber as it's developed its own driverless auto tech. Anthony Levandowski, who is at the centre of Alphabet's trade secrets lawsuit against...

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National Monuments Under Review By Trump Administration

National Monuments Under Review By Trump Administration

Trump accused the Obama administration of using the Antiquities Act to "unilaterally put millions of acres of land and water under strict federal control" - a practice Trump derided as " a massive...

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Astronaut breaks U.S. space record, gets call from Trump

Astronaut breaks U.S. space record, gets call from Trump

The International Space Station's commander spoke to the United States leader as she surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes to clock the most accumulated time spent in space by an ...

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Samsung posts biggest quarterly net profit since 2013

Samsung is the world's largest memory chip maker. In the high-end segment, it will focus on increasing flagship product shipments, with the continued global expansion of the S8 and the release of a...

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How Facebook is fighting back against propaganda

How Facebook is fighting back against propaganda

Collins said the owners of these platforms need to do more to fight back against those spreading them, saying: "Just as major tech companies have accepted they have a social responsibility to combat...

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Earth-mass 'iceball' planet found through microlensing

Earth-mass 'iceball' planet found through microlensing

NASA said in a statement: "Scientists have discovered a new planet with the mass of Earth, orbiting its star at the same distance that we orbit our sun". Rather, it's suspected to be a brown dwarf ...

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Four things Obama said are wrong with United States politics today

Trump, a Republican, has said he "inherited a mess" and accused Obama in March, without providing evidence, of wiretapping his 2016 presidential campaign. Obama said that young people are critical to ...

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Browns plan to pick DE Garrett No. 1 overall

Browns plan to pick DE Garrett No. 1 overall

But it appears the Browns will follow the script by selecting Garrett, who will celebrate with friends and family in Arlington instead of the Philadelphia Museum of Art with 21 other top draft choic...

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Trump is reportedly threatening to blow up Obamacare payments

Trump is reportedly threatening to blow up Obamacare payments

However, after signing some executive orders on agriculture Trump repeated that the United States "desperately" needs the wall, adding that it will be build "soon". The bloc of roughly 36 hard-line co...

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Pre-orders for Samsung S8, S8+ reach 80000 units in India

Samsung Electronics shares were down 1.3 percent, while the wider market was down 0.3 percent as of 0002 GMT. In rejecting Elliott's call for a holding company structure, Samsung cited issues inclu...

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Samsung Electronics says quarteroperating profit up 48 percent year-on-year

Samsung's mainstay chip division fueled the profit surge as strong sales of memory chips for computers and mobile devices led to a record-high profit. But Samsung said on Thursday that after reviewing...

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