• NASA puts the Earth up for adoption

    NASA puts the Earth up for adoption

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    These pieces include Taj Mahal and one of the squares in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. In honor of the upcoming holiday, NASA broke up our planet into 64,000 virtual pieces now available for "adoption ". After the entire adoptions get filled, the pieces would be reallocated again so that each and every individual to get an opportunity to celebrate their own piece of Earth.
  • Swatch's provocative 'Tick different' slogan has Apple riled

    Swatch's provocative 'Tick different' slogan has Apple riled

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    But the NFC-enabled Swatch Bellamy did manage to beat the Apple Watch and Apple Pay to the Chinese digital wallet punch, and a full-fledged smartwatch possibly running the company's own proprietary OS might not be very far away. Swatch holds the same trademark in Switzerland. When you hear the phrase "Think Different" do you think of Apple? MacRumors reports that the phrase was believed to be the Cupertino giant's response to IBM's "Think" slogan at the time.
  • Fitbit delays launch of Global Positioning System smartwatch and wireless headphones until autumn

    Fitbit delays launch of Global Positioning System smartwatch and wireless headphones until autumn

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    Yahoo Finance's report states that Fitbit intends to launch its own pair of fitness-focused Bluetooth earphones, which is believed to help the company expand beyond the wrist and diversify its product lineup. It'll be housed in an aluminum unibody design with 1,000 nits of display brightness, which is about the same as the Apple Watch . The smartwatch is expected to retail for $300 and will also debut alongside Fitbit branded Bluetooth earbuds.
  • Bringing BJP to power EC's only aim: Kejriwal

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    Impressed by her straight talk, Tiwari assured her of a "solution" and it surprised many when he declared Kaushik as the BJP's candidate from the local municipal ward. "They can snatch our office but we will keep fighting for people". Saying that being rich is not a crime, Neelkant Bakshi, a close associate of Tiwari said, "It is a fact that Sunita Kaushik met Manoj Tiwari during his night stay programme in Inderpuri area".
  • USA steps up pressure on Syria ahead of Russian Federation talks

    USA steps up pressure on Syria ahead of Russian Federation talks

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    Nikki Haley's comments in an interview that was aired on April 9 came as part of an apparent shift in US policy toward al-Assad's government after the alleged chemical attack last week on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun that killed 87 people, including many children.
  • Shares in chipmaker Dialog plunge over Apple contract doubts

    Shares in chipmaker Dialog plunge over Apple contract doubts

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    Tech stocks .SX8P were the biggest sectoral losers, down 0.8 percent after Dialog Semiconductor dropped 18.4 percent. The reason is very simple there is a threat it could a supplier contract with Apple Inc. The selling followed an analyst note from Bankhaus Lampe that downgraded Dialog to "sell". As a result of these two big share declines, CNBC searched for which companies rely on Apple for more than 20 percent of their sales.
  • Ludacris sparks sniggers with ludicrously photoshopped abs in music video

    Ludacris sparks sniggers with ludicrously photoshopped abs in music video

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    Luda's abs were fooling no one on Twitter , where the jokes quickly poured in. "Thank every1 for your incredible feedback on this LUDICROUSLY IGNORANT video today", he wrote. You can check it our above. It features Ty Dolls $ign as a stethoscope wielding doctor who appears more interested in the physique of his scantily-clad patients than in their actual physical well-being.
  • Some Galaxy S8 prototypes appear to have featured a dual-camera setup

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    Samsung clearly wants to play safe after its battery problems with the Note 7. The Verge reports that the Redmond tech giant is ready to sell its own customized version of the latest Samsung flagship smartphone. Besides, Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are available with chic and sophisticated accessories. While we knew a lot about the device well in advance, there were some surprises.
  • Norway and China Restore Diplomatic Ties after Brief Rift

    Norway and China Restore Diplomatic Ties after Brief Rift

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    Xi stressed that China and Norway should manage bilateral relations from a long-term and strategic perspective, calling on the two sides to enhance political mutual trust, high-level contact, people-to-people exchanges and coordinate on major global and regional issues.
  • ConCourt issues secret ballot directives to UDM

    ConCourt issues secret ballot directives to UDM

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    National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has turned down a request for voting on the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma to be conducted by secret ballot. without a secret ballot a motion of no confidence can not properly fulfill its function as a tool to ensure maximum accountability of the president to National Assembly".