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But it will nearly certainly relate to exoplanets - Earth-sized worlds that orbit around their own stars, and are our best hope of finding alien life. It is thought the announcement will revolve around exoplanets - Earth-sized planets that orbit around their own stars. In the initial objective, the telescope witnessed more than 1,50,000 stars outside our solar system .
  • Supermoon 2017: How to watch it this weekend

    Supermoon 2017: How to watch it this weekend

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    There has been other reported times this year where the moon has been closer to Earth, however it wasn't considered a Supermoon because it didn't land on a day where it was a full moon. While you likely won't be blown away if you look for the supermoon with your naked eye, National Geographic says you may see enhanced effects using cameras with telephoto lenses, binoculars or telescopes.
  • Micromax Bharat 5 with 4G VoLTE, 5000mAh battery launched at Rs. 5555

    Micromax Bharat 5 with 4G VoLTE, 5000mAh battery launched at Rs. 5555

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    Chinese handset brand Xiaomi on Thursday launched its most affordable "Made in India " smartphone, Redmi 5A . Micromax has earlier launched Bharat 1 , Bharat 2 , Bharat 3 and Bharat 4 smartphones. In competitive space, the phones have been launched in, the Redmi 5A takes the lead with its pricing strategy. Micromax Bharat 5 features a 5.2-inch HD IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution.
  • Amazon's Alexa wants to be your office assistant, too

    Amazon's Alexa wants to be your office assistant, too

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    It sounds nuts but also incredibly useful, I hate having to faff about and change weapon sets when jumping between PvP and PvE. Making Alexa work with third party TV apps is just the latest push by Amazon in its expand its voice assistant's capabilities.
  • Microsoft's Redesigned Headquarters Will Have Some Cool Stuff

    Microsoft's Redesigned Headquarters Will Have Some Cool Stuff

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    Once complete, the campus will have 131 buildings, compared with today's 125 buildings, and will offer workspace for the 47,000 employees who now work there, plus room for an additional 8,000 people. PixabayMicrosoft Redmond campus - what are the plans? The campus will also be connected to WA-520 on both sides and it will tie into the future Redmond Technology Transit Station linking the campus to Link Light Rail in 2023.
  • TRAI Weighs in Favour of Net Neutrality, Proposes License Amendments

    TRAI Weighs in Favour of Net Neutrality, Proposes License Amendments

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    The telecom regulator on Tuesday upheld the basic principles of net neutrality , and prohibited internet service providers from making any discrimination in internet access . The recommendations also call for keeping Internet of Things (IoT) within the purview of non-discriminatory restriction, with the exception of critical services.
  • Apple flaw allows MacOS High Sierra logins without passwords

    Apple flaw allows MacOS High Sierra logins without passwords

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    What makes this flaw so unsafe is people are reporting it also allows for full keychain access and any login where a user name and password is required, even via remote access via OS X screenshare. After clicking unlock several times, it should eventually open up, no passwords necessary. Some users are reporting that you can change your root password to fix the issue, but Apple has not issued official guidance yet.
  • Microsoft Office Arrives For All Google Play Store-Enabled Chromebooks

    Microsoft Office Arrives For All Google Play Store-Enabled Chromebooks

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    The addition of the popular software suite will also appeal to students who can now use either G-Suite or Microsoft Office to finish their assignments. The apps' arrival is not too surprising, though, as Microsoft had said past year it would make full Android versions of Microsoft Office apps available to all compatible devices when the Google Play Store for Chromebooks exited beta.
  • YouTube is finally removing child exploitation videos

    YouTube is finally removing child exploitation videos

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    As Koerber reported , videos that appeared in search results on YouTube Kids were selected by an algorithm and were not subject to human review, according to Google's support page for YouTube at the time . Similarly, New Jersey-based Mondelez said it was "deeply concerned" and had suspended its advertising on YouTube, too. A spokesperson for Mars echoed those comments and added: "Until we have confidence that appropriate safeguards are in place, we will not advertise on YouTube and ...
  • Black Friday Kicks Off Holiday Shopping Season

    Black Friday Kicks Off Holiday Shopping Season

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    The deep discount day that many prepare for weeks in advance. Many stores there are offering 60 percent off the entire store. November and December is crucial for retailers because the two big shopping months can account for as much as 40% of annual sales.
  • OnePlus 5T receives update to improve unlocking, video recording, and more

    OnePlus 5T receives update to improve unlocking, video recording, and more

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    The device also comes with the same set of configurations and price - 6GB RAM with 64GB onboard storage and 8GB RAM with 128GB internal storage for Rs 32,999 and Rs 37,999, respectively. The sensors in the phone yet remain the same as in OnePlus 5, and the new lens has an aperture of f/1.7 allowing plenty of light to get captured on clicking photos.
  • Tencent bringing top game to China with edits

    Tencent bringing top game to China with edits

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    South Korea-based PUBG Corp., a spinoff of Bluehole that now exclusively administers " PUBG ", has signed a publishing agreement with Tencent to release the " Battle Royale " shooter to the Chinese market. and make sure they accord with socialist core values, Chinese traditional culture and moral rules". Tencent Holdings Ltd, the Chinese gaming giant will be responsible for localizing the game.
  • Apple acquires AR headset market Vrvana

    Apple acquires AR headset market Vrvana

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    The acquisition has yet to be confirmed by either Apple or Vrvana, acording to TechCrunch the company stopped update it social media accounts in August.this suggest that Apple purchased the company some time in August. The significant part of this deal, is that it ties in well with recent reports that Apple is ramping up production on its own augmented reality headset .
  • Google Maps Updated With New Look

    Google Maps Updated With New Look

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    Gas stations will now appear more prominently during navigation, as will train stations on transit maps. Google mentioned in its blog post that it has designated a colour for each type of destination or point in a Google Maps . Over the next few weeks, these changes will be rolled out to all Google products that incorporate Google Maps, including the Assistant, Search , Earth, and Android Auto .
  • Apple delays the HomePod speaker until 2018

    Apple delays the HomePod speaker until 2018

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    The spokesperson told The Verge the device will ship to the US, United Kingdom, and Australia in early 2018. Apple announced the device at its developer conference in June. Although developers can make apps for Siri and HomePod, they're now limited to building things like lists, notes, and messaging. You can stream other services to it from a smartphone, but not with Siri.