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SpaceX to send 2 passengers to moon in 2018

SpaceX to send 2 passengers to moon in 2018

Mr Musk made the announcement on Monday, saying two private individuals approached SpaceX to see if it would be willing to send them on a week-long cruise, which would fly past the surface of the Moon - but not land - and continue outward before gravity turned the spacecraft around and brought it back to Earth. Read More

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'Cowardly and spineless': Jewish coalition condemns bomb threats and anti-Semitic hate crimes

Bomb threats rattled at least 19 Jewish community centers and day schools across 12 USA states in the South and the Northeast on Monday - the latest in a recent uptick of anti-Semitic violence. The latest rash of threats against Jewish centers is the fifth since the beginning of 2017, bringing the number of threats in the United States and Canada to at least 80 reported before the end of February. Read More

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Tablet Launched at MWC 2017

Techno Buffalo claims that the new Galaxy S8 smartphone will pack a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display and will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 SoC. There is going to be a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and it will offer up a lot of exciting things when it arrives. Samsung hasn't announced pricing for anything yet, but I'd guess the Tab S3 will land between $400 and $500. Read More

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'Ring of Fire' solar eclipse to take place on Sunday

Staring at the Sun is never a good idea, even when 99 percent of it is blocked by the moon. The Sunday's spectacle is an annular eclipse, which means a silver of the sun's surface will still be visible on the moon. Follow these instructions to make yourself a protective eclipse viewer. The letter reveals that the partial eclipse will take place between 3:45pm and 5:30pm today. Read More

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Confirmed: Google Allo will soon be available on your desktop

Fox didn't say when the desktop version would be launched or whether Allo will continue to be tied to a specific device, like in the case with WhatsApp. "Also, messaging should also work even if chrome isn't running", noted a Redditor after the tweet came to light. With Google's I/O planned for May, however, chances are Google will divulge more information then. Read More

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Cloudfare bug leaks personal data from some of the web's biggest sites

Cloudfare bug leaks personal data from some of the web's biggest sites

The problem stems from a security issue with the company's edge servers that caused corrupted Web pages to be returned by some HTTP requests run through its service, according to Cloudflare. "The industry standard time allowed to deploy a fix for a bug like this is usually three months; we were completely finished globally in under seven hours with an initial mitigation in 47 minutes", said the company in a blog post . Read More

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Here's everything you need to know about Jio's Prime membership

The Jio juggernaut continued to roll on Tuesday, with Mukesh Ambani announcing the addition of 100 million subscribers on Jio's 4G LTE network. Reliance Jio is offering the Prime membership for an introductory price of just Rs 99. Ambani said that prior to the launch of Reliance Jio , India was ranked 150th in terms of data penetration. Besides this announcement, he also shared some insights on how people are consuming mobile data in India. Read More

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Logan Is Beautiful, Sophisticated, and Still a Kick-Ass Superhero Film

Logan Is Beautiful, Sophisticated, and Still a Kick-Ass Superhero Film

There was always one more dialogue re-recording session or conversation to have with his director . "It's a journey we've been on before, but Mangold makes it an entertaining (if slightly overlong) one". This is not a movie where we debate which side Magneto is on...finally. But how did the founder of the X-Men change? Wolverine's claws have never been so sharp and deadly as they are here, with his adamantium appendages severing limbs, impaling skulls, and perforating rib cages with bloody ... Read More

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Funded website lets public search for new nearby worlds

Objects like this, drifting just beyond our solar system, have been imaged by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer and could be discovered by Backyard Worlds: Planet 9. If the citizen scientist has successfully identified a real brown dwarf or any genuine space objects, they will be credited with the discovery. The space agency believes releasing the images to the public will help narrow down the search for Planet Nine. Read More

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Google's Project Loon Breakthrough; Drama Heats Up for Samsung -- Tech Roundup

Project Loon is an innovation by Google and is a network of balloons travelling on the edge of space, created to extend internet connectivity to people in rural and remote areas worldwide. "We are not going to all of a sudden be everywhere", Teller said. Almost four years ago, Google embarked on a mission to bring internet coverage to remote areas with specially designed balloons. Read More

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