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Tillerson also walked back President Donald Trump's criticism of China for failing to "solve this problem" of North Korea. The heads of the US and South Korean militaries also discussed "military response options" after North Korea's launch, the Pentagon said.
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    Microsoft Announces Surface Plus For Business Program

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    With Surface Plus , customers in the United States can buy any of the latest Surface devices with a 24-month payment plan at an April of only 0%. Consumers are only offered a 24-month payment plan, which comes with 0% April, the post said.
  • Amazon removes Blu smartphones over 'security concerns'

    Amazon removes Blu smartphones over 'security concerns'

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    It was first under fire in November of past year after software was discovered collecting contacts and text messages, though Blu said it wasn't aware it was happening. As those concerns have appeared once again, Amazon has made a decision to stop selling Blu smartphones. Amazon explained its reasoning for the move in a statement, citing a "potential security issue".
  • Keep it quiet with Mustang's 'Good neighbour' mode

    Keep it quiet with Mustang's 'Good neighbour' mode

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    What he got was an idea for the new Mustang . The 2018 Ford Mustang will come with a " Good Neighbor Mode ", which will set out to do exactly what the name entails. "With quiet start activated, the decibel level of the new Mustang GT drops by about 10 decibels, to a much more comfortable 72 decibels - about the same as a household dishwasher".
  • Here's How You Can Get a Sneak Peek at Google's Ad-Blocker

    Here's How You Can Get a Sneak Peek at Google's Ad-Blocker

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    However, the reports clarified that even though the ad blocker would be turned on by default, it will only block out those specific types of ads that are deemed too intrusive and that negatively affect a user's browsing experience. The move is seen as controversial due to Google's dominance of online advertising and its potential to block ads from rivals through Chrome, which is also the most widely used browser in the world.
  • Resident Evil Revelations Releasing on August 29th for PS4, Xbox One

    Resident Evil Revelations Releasing on August 29th for PS4, Xbox One

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    Capcom has confirmed that both Resident Evil Revelations and Resident Evil Revelations 2 will come to Nintendo Switch in late 2017. This is two days earlier than the previously announced release date (and significantly earlier than the first window we got back in March, which indicated a fall time frame).
  • LG and Apple to join hands for the next iPhone

    LG and Apple to join hands for the next iPhone

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    Samsung is now Apple's sole iPhone OLED panel supplier across front- and back-end manufacturing. Outside of competing with Apple , reports South China Morning Post , more applications for Huawei's Android smartphones will reportedly be powered by artificial intelligence and there are rumours that the Mate 10 will also sport a bezel-free display.
  • Asteroid flyby to help NASA test planetary defence

    Asteroid flyby to help NASA test planetary defence

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    NASA scientists are " excited " about the upcoming flyby , according to a statement released by the JPL on Friday, as it will provide a chance to "test NASA's network of observatories and scientists who work with planetary defense". This time, NASA network of scientists and observatories are gearin up for testing its own strengths and capabilities in case of a potential real asteroid threat.
  • Microsoft working on Windows Dev Center app for Android

    Microsoft working on Windows Dev Center app for Android

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    When someone logs into an Android device with their existing Google account , Google Play marks the pre-installed apps as downloads, as we know it. The apps were found to be monitoring emails, texts, cameras, and voice calls of infected mobile devices. Google, in a blog post, said it discovered a new family of Android spyware while investigating another spyware named "Chrysaor".
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    Di Grassi "never lost faith" in winning Formula E title

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    Brazilian Lucas di Grassi claimed his first Formula E drivers championship with a seventh place finish in the final race of the season in Montreal. This also marks ABT Schaeffler's first ever win in Formula E in its three seasons. "It's an incredible result for the team in our first year", he said.
  • Grid Operator Prepares for August Eclipse's Impact on Solar Power Generators

    Grid Operator Prepares for August Eclipse's Impact on Solar Power Generators

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    The 70-mile-wide path of totality will extend from OR to SC, passing through Nashville, Murfreesboro, Sparta, Cookeville, Crossville, Sweetwater, Athens, and Clingman's Dome, contributor Carolyn Krause wrote in this story . Diagram showing the Earth-sun-moon geometry of a total solar eclipse . "A total eclipse is a dance with three partners: the moon , the sun and Earth", Richard Vondrak, a lunar scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland, said in a statement.
  • Samsung Cat.18 LTE modem is fastest yet (but there's a catch)

    Samsung Cat.18 LTE modem is fastest yet (but there's a catch)

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    The company describes it as combining a "given number of component carriers with various bandwidths, improving data transfer rates and network performance". The tech giant revealed that the new technology can achieve a maximum speed of 1.2Gbps of downlink speed, enabling smartphone users to download full-length HD movies within 10 seconds.