• Science hits back: Anti-Trump protest set to draw thousands

    Science hits back: Anti-Trump protest set to draw thousands

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    At the Tax March this past weekend, attendees said the protests were effective, crediting demonstrations throughout the country with thwarting Trump's travel ban plans and stymieing Republicans' proposed health care plan. A week later Earth Week will culminate on April 29th with the People's Climate March - another excellent opportunity for us to join together and build the political power it will take to help solve the biggest environmental problem facing our planet.
  • Trial of Samsung scion starts Friday

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    Its sales stayed almost flat at 50 trillion won ($44 billion) during the first quarter. Greenpeace East Asia campaigner Jude Lee said (via BBC ): "While we welcome this news , Samsung must share as soon as possible more detailed timelines on when it will implement its promises, as well as how it intends to change its production system to make sure this never happens again".
  • NASA will reveal new discoveries about alien ocean worlds on Thursday

    NASA will reveal new discoveries about alien ocean worlds on Thursday

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    The findings from the Cassini mission reveal that almost all of these ingredients have been detected on Enceladus, except for phosphorous and sulfur. Scientists have long known about the plumes of water vapor spewing from cracks at the moon's south pole, thanks to Cassini . They concluded that the same kind of "Marsquakes" could also produce hydrogen on Mars, removing a major barrier to life.
  • Sonu Nigam Azaan row: Man stabbed in MP for backing singer

    Sonu Nigam Azaan row: Man stabbed in MP for backing singer

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    At the launch of the popular reality show Bigg Boss 8, the Bollywood actor called for a brief break as he heard the Azaan from a nearby mosque. "I don't think my statements are unconstitutional". He had tweeted, "God bless everyone". An influential Muslim body in Kolkata is hopeful that West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee will share a stage on Friday with a little-known leader who announced a Rs 10 lakh bounty for shaving Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam's head.
  • March for Science to stand up for reason

    March for Science to stand up for reason

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    President Trump's proposed 2017 budget laid out the administration's priorities and science is not one of them. The emphasis will be on practical applications of science in everyday life, said Casey Hoffman, a Ph.D. "Science knows no borders", he said. "We don't want it to happen again". At that point, it was the largest oil spill in USA history, and still ranks third behind the Exxon Valdez in 1989 and Deepwater Horizon spill in 2010.
  • Microsoft commits to twice yearly updates to Windows 10, Office 365

    Microsoft commits to twice yearly updates to Windows 10, Office 365

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    The company not only promised two yearly updates for Windows 10, but also said that the same model would be followed for the Office 365 ProPlus programs. "There is a lot of demand from customers to bring the Windows and Office cadence together because they are modernising their clients with Windows 10 and Office 365 PP at the same time".
  • Samsun Galaxy S8 Pre Orders cross 720000 units in Korea

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    With the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus just a few days away from being widely available, the team at iFixit has posted up its extensive teardowns of both new flagship devices. The Galaxy S8 is not only good looking smartphone; It is the best combination of powerful hardware and software. The hardware is one place where the United States variant of the S8 differs from the S8 launched in India.
  • LG Elec says Q1 operating profit likely up 82 pct y/y

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    LG said its January-March operating profit was $812.62 million and the highest since the second quarter of 2009. Nevertheless, the latest financial figures show how Samsung has managed to overcome all the obstacles after messing up with one of its flagship products past year.
  • Paris Shooting: ISIS claims responsiblity for deadly Champs-Elysees attack

    Paris Shooting: ISIS claims responsiblity for deadly Champs-Elysees attack

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    The attack came three days before the first round of balloting in France's tense presidential election . We are at war. The shooting happened at about 9 p.m. Also wounded was a female tourist. Macron said he canceled campaign stops out of a sense of "decency" and to allow police to concentrate their resources on the attack investigation.
  • U.S. to Enhance Military Presence in Asia Pacific - Vice President Pence

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    He leveled sharp criticism at the USA and South Korea for conducting the war games of unprecedented scope and scale and said they could entail dire consequences for peace in the region. At the outset of their meeting, Pence reiterated to Abe his statement in South Korea that the United States has run out of patience with Pyongyang's moves.
  • How to change your homescreen launcher on the Samsung Galaxy S8

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    The Galaxy Note 8 is expected to have a dual-camera set-up, so the leaked design of the Galaxy S8 pretty much spells what the phablet is going to look like. Samsung's Bixby is deeply integrated into apps , which makes it "fundamentally different" from Siri and Cortana is what the company claims. Admittedly, most of the material you'll be watching is shot in 16:9, which means the full width of the screen gets wasted.