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Earlier this month, Juno sent back a grainy image of Jupiter and its largest moons, but this is the first in-orbit image taken by the probe. High resolution images will come in a few weeks, say mission scientists. The space probe ended a five-year flight to the biggest planet in the solar system on July 4 with a do-or-die breaking maneuver so it could shed speed and fall into Jupiter's gravity well.
  • Closing arguments given in officer's trial

    Closing arguments given in officer's trial

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    Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams said he would issue a ruling in Lt. Rice's trial at 10 a.m. Monday. The officer is charged with involuntary manslaughter, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment. Officer Edward Nero, who was acquitted of all charges in May arrived before Rice, along with Officer Garrett Miller, whose own trial is scheduled to begin in less than two weeks.
  • Dario Saric to finally sign with Sixers

    Dario Saric to finally sign with Sixers

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    Global star Dario Saric will reportedly sign his rookie contract with the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday, giving the team yet another talented young big man this upcoming season. If a team does not sign a draft pick within three seasons, it can then either offer him a rookie-scale contract or a deal structured as if he were a normal free agent.
  • The Walking Dead Season 7 Key Art Released

    The Walking Dead Season 7 Key Art Released

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    The network released the official San Diego Comic-Con poster, teasing fans as to which beloved character the infamous comic book villain brutally killed with his barbed wire bat, Lucille. No doubt they too will pour over this latest artwork too, cross referencing the angle of light and the height of the unlucky victim's head. The character gave a hearty one at the end of season six.
  • US FCC votes to advance next-generation 5G networks

    US FCC votes to advance next-generation 5G networks

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    Facebook said one solution would be for the FCC to "adopt a use-or-share requirement that would require licensees to share any unused spectrum after five years". "For 5G technology to truly take off and for the United States to win this race, we need spectrum and lots of it". "This is the first authorization of this kind in the world-the FCC deserves praise for being a first-mover in clearing the way for innovative new uses of this spectrum".
  • Obama calls on all 'listen to each other' after week of violence

    Obama calls on all 'listen to each other' after week of violence

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    U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Spain's King Felipe as he arrives at the Torrejon military air base in Madrid , Spain Saturday, July 9, 2016. And he told him that no matter who leads Spanish, the USA and Spain would remain strong allies. Spain was the largest European country that the president had yet to visit as president, one through which, he noted here, he had backpacked before law school but not returned to since.
  • Pokémon GO now available in the UK

    Pokémon GO now available in the UK

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    Chinese Pokemon fans are now buying Australian and US App Store accounts, through China's largest online store, to download Pokemon Go on their devices. You look through your phone's camera to see them superimposed over wherever you happen to be. Citing report from tracking firms Tech Crunch reported that the game has not only topped Twitter and Facebook, but also have surpassed dating app Tinder in terms of installs.
  • Nintendo shares jump on Pokemon GO phenomenon

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    Pokemon Go's popularity has skyrocketed after launch, and it is now the most popular mobile game in history in the United States, with approximately 21 million daily active players - Candy Crush Saga, launched in 2013, is the runner-up with around 20 million players.
  • In Another British Exit, Cameron Departs Downing Street

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    Mr Cameron handed his resignation during a visit to Buckingham Palace, shortly after addressing a crowd outside No. 10 Downing Street. He also reflected on the "spirit of service", which he said was "one of the most remarkable qualities" of the British character and praised the commitment of the armed forces and volunteers.
  • Tesla Model X in Autopilot mode crashed in Montana over the weekend

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    According to a report by the Wall Street Journal , CEO Elon Musk has said that the semi-autonomous feature will continue to make its mark in Tesla cars. Unlike the May crash, neither of the subsequent incidents involved fatalities. Tesla had raised funds from investors in the interim. Tesla's response was to say that the Autopilot system was a beta feature and that all disclaimers about the system were "written in super plain language", according to Musk.
  • Here's How to Know Where to Pokemon GO in The Region

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    The company is working on a client-side fix so that permission is only requested for basic Google profile information. Niantic can collect a broad swath of personal information from its players. The augmented reality (AR) app, which uses GPS-tracking and technology that superimposes a digital facade on the real world, is sending players out into their cities to capture Pokemon characters.
  • Theresa May to take over as British PM

    Theresa May to take over as British PM

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    But he told friends as late as Tuesday night that he was holding out for the expanded role of Trade Secretary to do a series of fresh new deals with the world as the United Kingdom leaves the EU. Mr Hammond said: "There is no plan for an emergency budget, as Theresa May made clear". Mr Hammond said that investment, job creation and business confidence had all been hit since the referendum result.
  • Nasa's Juno probe sends back first images of Jupiter

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    Juno co-investigator Candy Hansen, from the Planetary Science Institute , said that JunoCam will take the first high resolution images of the gas giant on August 27, when the spacecraft makes its next close pass to Jupiter . Juno's orbit was created to maximize the odds of a successful science mission, the primary goal of which is to measure how much water Jupiter contains.
  • House passes measure to undermine nuclear accord with Iran

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    They instead hope to reestablish bipartisan consensus on the issue in Congress - even if it is not enough to overcome a presidential veto - and a legislative track record that lays the groundwork for additional action in coming years, under a new administration less wedded to the nuclear accord.
  • Pokemon Go blamed for crimes

    Pokemon Go blamed for crimes

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    He was dressed in camouflage clothing and wearing a hood, gloves, sunglasses and a bandanna over his face. This is making people who usually stay home and play games actually go out. "They are already looking into it", said Tom Kelshaw, director of technology at Maxus Global, a media investment management group in NY. It's not easy for businesses to opt out of Pokemon Go , nor is it automatic.
  • Pokemon Go now the biggest mobile game in US history

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    As of Tuesday, Pokemon Go attracted just under 21 million daily active users in the United States. It's already on top of the App Store charts revenue wise, and surpassed Twitter in the number of daily users. According to analysis site SurveyMonkey , Pokémon Go had just under 21m daily active users as of yesterday. It's used its data to produce the following graph, showing that GO is even chasing down Snapchat and Google Maps itself.
  • Laura Massaro slams Rory McIlroy for 'unacceptable' attitude towards Olympic Games

    Laura Massaro slams Rory McIlroy for 'unacceptable' attitude towards Olympic Games

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    But the world number seven is keen to take what could be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity given that golf's Olympic future beyond 2020 will be decided next year. I didn't have two good majors so I'm looking to get the last two and play well here and at the PGA. "I think the thing for us as well, we weren't as a collective group of professionals approached or asked if it's what we wanted.
  • United Kingdom gets second female Prime Minister- Theresa May

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    One of the more cheerful exchanges took place between Cameron and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. In his final remarks, Cameron said, "Nothing is really impossible if you put your mind to it. Liam Fox, another senior Brexit supporter, was made International Trade Secretary, almost five years after stepping down as defence secretary during the coalition government.
  • Pokemon Go just launched in Europe, starting with Germany

    Pokemon Go just launched in Europe, starting with Germany

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    It was short-lived, however, as Nianticbegan locking access to the servers for players here, which meant that Pokemon simply did not show up. I chatted with gaming industry host Ali Baker about why she is loving the game and she explained that it's such a unique combination of characters she loves and real world play.
  • How does Pokemon Go work?

    How does Pokemon Go work?

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    Oh, and we haven't even gotten into the darker aspects of the game, like warning children of the dangers of interacting with strangers. Unlike traditional Pokemon games, there's no battling involved to weaken a wild Pokemon . Longtime Pokemon fans will be glad to know that the first update on their list appears to be the highly-anticipated ability to trade Pokemon with other players you encounter.
  • Microsoft opts out of Xbox Gamescom press conference

    Microsoft opts out of Xbox Gamescom press conference

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    If you were wondering if the Xbox One S and the Xbox One Scorpio would have Kinect, you're in luck (maybe). The Xbox One S is coming out in August 2016, and according to Amazon it'll be dropping on 2 August. With a linked account, Hryb explains, users will find that their streams are posted automatically to the Xbox Live activity feed across the Xbox One, Windows 10, and mobile applications, followers receive automatic notifications that the stream is live, and the stream is linked to the ...
  • Even after the update, Pokemon Go still collects info from your phone

    Even after the update, Pokemon Go still collects info from your phone

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    The augmented reality (AR) app, which uses GPS-tracking and technology that superimposes a digital facade on the real world, is sending players out into their cities to capture Pokemon characters. However, we did find something hilarious-almost 90 per cent of Pokemon to be captured in our area (Wadala, Mumbai) were located in religious places and schools.
  • Feds query Tesla over Autopilot after crash

    Feds query Tesla over Autopilot after crash

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    The SEC is investigating why the company did not reveal news about the May accident to investors when sourcing funds for expanded production including the acquisition of SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ:SCTY). The driver, identified only as Pang, told police the vehicle gave him warnings in English, but he speaks only Mandarin. Federal safety agencies including the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are now investigating that crash.
  • How can you Download Pokemon Go in India?

    How can you Download Pokemon Go in India?

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    New mobile game Pokemon Go has become an overnight sensation with fans worldwide, but also played a role in armed robberies in Missouri, the discovery of a body in Wyoming and minor injuries to fans distracted by the app, officials and news media reported on Monday.
  • NASA's Juno sends first view from Jupiter orbit

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    But Juno's perspective showed a half sunlit Jupiter since at was closing in on the planet from a different angle that we see from earth. According to the NASA website , JunoCam is a visible-light camera that was specially created to capture images below Jupiter's clouds as well as the planet's poles.
  • Conor McGregor ready to fill in for Jon Jones

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    Silva, 41, has fought three times at 205 pounds, defeating James Irvin in July 2008, Forrest Griffin in August 2009 and Stephan Bonnar in October 2012, all by first-round knockout. UFC fans are still getting over the disappointment that there will be no Jon Jones v Daniel Cormier rematch at UFC 200 after Jones tested positive in an out-of-competition drugs test, but there's some consolation for fight fans.
  • One Of Pokemon GO's Developers Wants A Game Of Thrones Version

    One Of Pokemon GO's Developers Wants A Game Of Thrones Version

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    The game was the most downloaded free app on Apple's app store while Nintendo's shares surged almost 25 percent for their biggest daily gains in history after Pokemon Go's takeoff. In an interview with GameSpot , one of Niantic's developers Archit Bhargava stated that one of his fantasies is to create a Game of Thrones version of the game, where you could join a House and enter the fantasy world of Westeros.
  • 'Pokemon Go': The good, the bad and the annoying

    'Pokemon Go': The good, the bad and the annoying

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    Not to mention that it's likely some of the smarter players out there will study the app, precisely to discover issues like these and report any troubling findings. Scammers sent out an email today purportedly from Pokemon Go app maker Nintendo and Niantic that announced it will begin to charge $12.99 a month to use the full version of the massively popular game to compensate for the "overwhelming response" and "the need for more powerful servers".
  • Three astronauts lift off for International Space Station

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    Astronaut Kate Rubins, Russian cosmonaut Anatoly Ivanishin, and Japanese scientist Takuya Onishi are shceduled to work on roughly 40 experiments during their four-month stay at the space station, which is now running under the watchful eye of NASA's Jeff Williams.
  • 'Pokemon GO' Update Fixes the 'Google Account Scope' Security Flaw

    'Pokemon GO' Update Fixes the 'Google Account Scope' Security Flaw

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    I know one of the biggest problems I had, especially when I went somewhere really busy and populated, the game would freeze up and crash and I couldn't see Pokemon where the app said there should be Pokemon . Players should take note of the color of the ring surrounding the Pokeball. This is how the game works. Then an image of the Pokemon you're looking for appears on your phone, superimposed over the picture your camera is taking.
  • Franken Concerned With Privacy Of 'Pokemon GO' Users

    Franken Concerned With Privacy Of 'Pokemon GO' Users

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    Their eggs take longer to hatch and players have to cover more distance to hatch them. Others are hiring Pokémon GO chauffeurs to drive them around, allowing them to find new characters in new places and cover enough distance to hatch eggs.
  • Feds examine how Tesla Autopilot reacts to crossing traffic

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    Musk said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal . Tesla just put a cheaper version of its Model X SUV on the market. Pang said he did not receive any warning from the auto that he was in danger and needed to act, adding that the warnings from his vehicle were in English, and that he speaks Mandarin.