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There are plenty of areas that are more Democratic-friendly for the party to win the 24 seats needed to take back the House in 2018, but an outright victory by Ossoff would have been a major boon to their fundraising and recruiting. But Ossoff, a documentary filmmaker and former congressional aide, told energized supporters before all the returns were in that he and Democrats "shattered expectations" with their performance.
  • Japan government fund, bank mull bid with Broadcom for Toshiba chip unit

    Japan government fund, bank mull bid with Broadcom for Toshiba chip unit

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    Various news orgs IBT reported rumors and speculation over Easter that Apple could take a part stake in the Toshiba memory business, with Foxconn holding another stake so that it wouldn't control the business. The logo of Toshiba Corp is seen behind cherry blossoms at the company's headquarters in Tokyo. "A captive source of supply is a good thing to have during a shortage, but can be a millstone during an oversupply".
  • Microsoft To Offer Their Own Version Of The Galaxy S8

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    Bixby - Samsung's voice agent - marks a further step into services for the world's biggest smartphone maker, enabling users to shop, search for photos and get information about nearby places with AI-powered image recognition technology. Samsung hopes the design update and the new features, focused on making life easier for consumers, will be enough to revive sales in a year Apple is expected to introduce major changes to its iPhones, including the very curved screens that have become ...
  • United CEO says no one will be fired for dragging incident

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    Off-duty airline crews are now required to check in at least an hour before a flight leaves. Management insisted it was too early to tell how flight bookings were impacted following the release of several videos depicting Kentucky Dr. The airline had already said it would change policies to never have law enforcement called to remove a passenger unless they were a threat to safety.
  • Saudi military helicopter crashes in Yemen, kills 12

    Saudi military helicopter crashes in Yemen, kills 12

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    The death toll was one of the largest in a single incident involving Saudi forces since a coalition of Arab states began military operations against the armed Houthi movement in 2015 to try to restore Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to power.
  • Logitech's POP smart button receives Apple HomeKit integration

    Logitech's POP smart button receives Apple HomeKit integration

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    The HomeKit bundle will be sold exclusively at Apple, starting "soon", for $60 including the HomeKit bridge and a single button. Hooking into HomeKit expands what the buttons can do in a huge way. The HomeKit-enabled Pop will be available in the near future; Logitech will sell it as a starter pack for $59, which includes one button and the bridge; additional buttons will cost $39.
  • HTC 11 might not have a headphone jack

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    The HTC U Ultra has not enjoyed the strongest of starts. On Saturday morning, mobile tipster Evan Blass leaked new pictures of the upcoming device, seen below. While some information was already known about the device, we have recently seen some leaks into the overall design of the smartphone. Keep in mind that this is just a preliminary look at the HTC U , as the real life product will probably end up looking a lot more polished.
  • Galaxy S8 Pre-Orders In Canada To Be Delivered On April 17

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    When trying to install the Daydream app on the new S8 or S8 Plus, for use with Samsung's Gear VR headset, you'll simply be greeted with an error message. That said, the operating system felt responsive in its default state. And if LG doesn't step up its game soon, chances are the G6 will be forgotten just as fast as its predecessor, no matter how good of a phone it actually is.
  • Netflix to exceed 100 mn global subscribers over the weekend

    Netflix to exceed 100 mn global subscribers over the weekend

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    Netflix could turn the tide in the second quarter, typically one of its weakest. Streaming-video giant Netflix reported first-quarter subscriber gains Monday that fell short of estimates - largely because there wasn't a "House of Cards"-style hit to draw new viewers and retain others".
  • Moons of Jupiter & Saturn May Hold Ingredients For Life

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    This graphic illustrates how Cassini scientists think water interacts with rock at the bottom of the ocean of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus, producing hydrogen gas . Scientists at the Goddard Space Center compared ultraviolet photos the Hubble space telescope took of Europa in 2014, when it first saw the gaseous spray emanating from the moon, and found it again in a 2016 picture.