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Audi vehicle lovers will be able to choose from two models of the latest sports auto. There are also a few deleted items that see the R8 V10 Plus weigh in about 77 pounds less than the R8 V10. Drivers will also find a flat-bottom steering wheel and an Audi Virtual cockpit system which replaces the traditional instrument cluster with a 12.3-inch digital display.
  • Samsung Galaxy S7: Should There Be An Edge?

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    Also seen is 64GB inbuilt storage, 12-megapixel rear camera, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera . "It's expected to come in two different sizes, 5.1" and 5.5", and will be waterproof. The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 has an Exynos 7420 processor with a Mali-T760MP8 GPU. Of course the Galaxy S7 is coming to Canada. The rumor mill can't quite agree on when Samsung will announce the Galaxy S7 line.
  • Why you should download the new iOS 9.2.1 update ASAP

    Why you should download the new iOS 9.2.1 update ASAP

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    Why has Luca planned to not release the iOS 9.2.1 or iOS 9.3 jailbreaks if he has really found them? In the iOS 9.1 update, the term "LiFiCapability" was seen along with a number of other capabilities and this indicates that Apple is, at least, preparing for introducing it sometime in the future.
  • Forecast: Blizzard watch issued for most of New Jersey

    Forecast: Blizzard watch issued for most of New Jersey

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    Snowfall may approach two feet for some locations, including the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., metro areas. Forecasters urge residents to reduce travel and be prepared for power outages . National Weather Service Director Louis Uccellini says the snowstorm headed for the Nation's Capital is no joke. The National Weather Service in State College issued a Winter Storm Warning this afternoon that will be in effect from 7 p.m.
  • Britax recalls over 71000 infant car seats

    Britax recalls over 71000 infant car seats

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    So far, Britax has received 74 reports of handles developing fractures, cracks and/or breaking while in use. A carry handle defect has prompted the recall of certain models of Britax infant vehicle seats and travel systems. The replacement top seat's model number and date of manufacture are printed on a black label on the right side tube above the adjuster button, under the fabric cover.
  • Microsoft's insane Android alarm app wants you to make faces at 6AM

    Microsoft's insane Android alarm app wants you to make faces at 6AM

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    Alarm clocks suck, mostly because they take you from a happy place (the warm bosom of slumber) to a hellhole (normal life). By using Microsoft's Project Oxford machine learning APIs, Microsoft Garage was able to build a system that recognizes emotion and speech, and simulates computer vision.
  • NASA spacewalk suspended after possible leak in astronaut's helmet

    NASA spacewalk suspended after possible leak in astronaut's helmet

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    They would also use a syringe to collect a sample of the water and remove absorption pads from the inside of the helmet as evidence for investigators who will aim to determine the cause of the leak. "It's great to be wearing it. It's a privilege", answered Major Peake. The whole spacewalk should take six hours 20 minutes. As the first British person to reach the ISS - following the first British citizen in space, Helen Sharman, who flew to the Russian Mir space station in 1991 - Peake has ...
  • Scientists discover possible ninth planet in our solar system

    Scientists discover possible ninth planet in our solar system

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    There would be no question that Planet Nine is a bonafide planet; not only is it too large to be a dwarf, but it gravitationally dominates a large surrounding area, larger, in fact, than any other planet in the solar system. Pluto , before it was Pluto , was termed the long-sought Planet X. Brown says "Planet Nine is "definitely a planet". It's an estimated 20 billion to 100 billion miles from us, says The Associated Press .
  • SpaceX Rocket Tips Over on Landing Attempt on Droneship

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    SpaceX wants to be able to land rockets on ocean platforms as well as on the ground to accommodate a wide variety of space missions. "Jason-3 satellite has been deployed". Now, companies that make rockets are working to flawless landing the rocket safely on Earth so they can be reused. After touching the floating landing pad, one of its landing legs broke and made the rocket stumble onto the surface of the drone ship.
  • Snyder asks Obama to reconsider Flint denial

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    The embattled governor has promised to release two years of e-mails regarding the situation after promising transparency during his State-of-the-State address Tuesday night. "Government failed you - federal, state and local leaders - by breaking the trust you placed in us", Snyder said during his annual State of the State address Tuesday.
  • Microsoft acquires Event Zero to improve Skype for Business service

    Microsoft acquires Event Zero to improve Skype for Business service

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    Group instant messaging, file sharing and group video call (which is coming soon to mobile) are some Skype features that make it easier for people to connect with each other. Market experts suggest that Skype may update the new features in its iOS app first, as Microsoft is still in the process of integrating Skype for Windows 10.
  • Gunmen storm Bacha Khan university in Pakistan

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    Pakistan is reeling from the aftermath of a bloody terrorist attack on a university campus which killed at least 21 people, mostly students. The backlash that followed APS attack was so severe that it probably left the Taliban "reluctant to take credit", he added, noting that Afghan security forces joined in operations against Pakistani Taliban hideouts afterward.
  • Pennsylvania gears up for storm; 16 inches of snow possible

    Pennsylvania gears up for storm; 16 inches of snow possible

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    Storm Team 4 predicts the greatest impact time for the storm could be 8 a.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Sunday . Additional storm watches are in effect in the following areas: northeast Arkansas, northern MS and Tennessee, and as far east as New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and central Virginia.
  • 27 people massacred in 'earliest evidence of warfare' dating back 10000 years

    27 people massacred in 'earliest evidence of warfare' dating back 10000 years

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    The fossilized bones of 27 people, who were murdered 10,000 years ago, have been discovered at Nataruk near Lake Turkana in Kenya . "The Nataruk massacre may have resulted from an attempt to seize resources - territory, women, children, food stored in pots - whose value was similar to those of later food-producing agricultural societies, among whom violent attacks on settlements became part of life", said Mirazón Lahr .
  • Governors' emails show debate over blame for Flint water

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    Also Tuesday, President Barack Obama named Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary Dr. Nicole Lurie to a position of coordinating federal assistance to Flint. "Our resources are being sent to Flint as we speak...but it's not enough". "We take things for granted", said Ken Van Wagoner, owner of Flint's Good Beans Cafe coffee shop.
  • Tyrese Gibson thinks Chris Rock should step down as Oscars host

    Tyrese Gibson thinks Chris Rock should step down as Oscars host

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    Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs has responded to the boycott in a statement expressing her distress at the lack of diversity on the nominations list. The 2016 Oscars airs on Sunday, Feb. 28, on ABC. In 2014, he wrote an essay on Hollywood's race problem for The Hollywood Reporter. "If not, I'm not going to [present]".
  • A new ninth planet may have been detected, scientists Say

    A new ninth planet may have been detected, scientists Say

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    Alessandro Morbidelli of the Côte d'Azur Observatory in France, an expert in the dynamics of the solar system, said, "I think they're onto something real" and "the chase is now on to find this planet". Ten years ago, Brown earned both praise and hated when he contributed evidence that Pluto is not a full planet. Brown and Batygin's studies and modeling follow the 2014 work of Scott Shepherd and Chad Trujillo, the latter a student of Brown's, who found 13 distant Kuiper Belt bodies ...
  • British unemployment falls to 5.1%, lowest since 2005

    British unemployment falls to 5.1%, lowest since 2005

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    The Office for National Statistics published figures showing the number of people out of work dropped by 99,000 between September and November compared to the previous three months. However, TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady said: "Rising employment is good news for those seeking new jobs or moving out of unemployment, but the Government also needs to do more to address job quality".
  • Ninth planet may have been discovered

    Ninth planet may have been discovered

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    There have been other searches for previously undiscovered planets at the edge of the solar system, all of which have come up empty. Sad that Pluto isn't a planet anymore? Brown says "there have only been two true planets discovered since ancient times , and this would be a third".
  • Researchers may have discovered a ninth planet

    Researchers may have discovered a ninth planet

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    If it is in the most distant part of its orbit, the world's largest telescopes-such as the twin 10-meter telescopes at the W. M. Keck Observatory and the Subaru Telescope, all on Mauna Kea in Hawaii-will be needed to see it. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...
  • Spacewalk Ended After Astronaut Spots Moisture In Helmet

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    British astronaut Tim Peake will become the first Briton to walk in space today when he ventures out of the International Space Station (ISS) to help fix a broken power unit. Major Peake, 43, is carrying out the mission with NASA colleague Colonel Tim Kopra, who is now on his third spacewalk. The US space agency swiftly terminated the spacewalk at the four-hour and 10-minute mark.
  • Ice Volcano Discovered in NASA's New Images of Pluto

    Ice Volcano Discovered in NASA's New Images of Pluto

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    They say it's a shield volcano which means it's very wide and rises gradually, instead of the sharp peak that many associate with volcanos. And if NASA confirms that Wright Mons is an ice volcano, then it would be the largest ever known in the entire Solar system.
  • David Bowie 'curated his death' through music, says photographer Annie Leibovitz

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    David Bowie has been secretly cremated in NY with no family or friends present, according to reports. He wanted fans to remember him for his music and for his final record to be his farewell. "And he wanted to do it his way and he wanted to do it the best way", he said. Bowie's death was met with shock and an outpouring of grief from fans around the world when it was announced in posts on Facebook and Twitter early on Monday.
  • Stars upset about Hollywood diversity have a point — George Clooney

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    While Jada Pinkett-Smith passionately called for a boycott from this year's ceremony, Oscar victor George Clooney also voiced his disappointment with the Academy's lack of diversity. "And I say that as a proud member of the Academy , as someone who still sits on the executive board [of the Documentary Branch], as someone who knows full well that [AMPAS president] Cheryl [Boone Isaacs] and [CEO] Dawn [Hudson] are doing their best to fix the situation".
  • SpaceX fails ocean landing of Falcon 9 rocket

    SpaceX fails ocean landing of Falcon 9 rocket

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    The third test saw the rocket land too hard to survive the impact. However, while the launch was successful, the more important landing part - we are talking about re-usable rockets after all - didn't quite go quite according to the plan.
  • Scientists: Solid evidence for 9th planet in solar system

    Scientists: Solid evidence for 9th planet in solar system

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    The two reported on their research Wednesday in  the Astronomical Journal . "What we published was a very basic analysis of this clustering of objects in the outer solar system", he says. 'There would have been a gas nebula around the solar system at the time that would have slowed it down as it plowed through the gas, putting it into this eccentric orbit', Brown said.