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Two Australian Gladstone LNG operators to be net domestic natural gas contributors

In South Australia, the government says it will hold a competitive solicitation for a 100 MW battery storage installation and construct a 250 MW gas plant, according to Energy Storage News reports . "It's a $2 billion admission that the national energy market has broken and there needs to be public investments to actually fix it up", he said. This is happening even as the country is on track to become the world's top exporter of liquefied natural gas. Read More

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Amazon's Alexa is coming to your iPhone

Today's announcement hopefully means that existing Amazon Echo users will have a solid first-party experience on iOS, something that surprisingly has not been provided by the company's current Amazon Alexa app . With the addition of Alexa, users will now be able to ask questions about the status of their orders, use their voice to initiate searches, play music, and start audio books from Audible. Read More

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Justice Department charges Russian spies for hacking Yahoo accounts in 2014

She said: "Two FSB officers, protected, directed, facilitated and paid criminal hackers to collect information through computer intrusions in the United States and elsewhere". He obtained "at least a portion" of Yahoo's User Database that included users' names, recovery email accounts , phone numbers and other information needed to create account authentication web browser "cookies". Read More

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Texas Senate formally approves

Texas Senate formally approves "bathroom bill"

President Donald Trump rescinded that directive in February. "The CBO report should be a knockout blow for Republicans in Congress", Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of NY said. Garcia also questioned enforcement policies behind the bill. A House bill that would ease Kentucky public schools' anti-nepotism laws was approved by the Senate Education Committee last week. Read More

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Barcelona miracle, Dortmund advance in Champions League

Barcelona miracle, Dortmund advance in Champions League

Needing three goals to reach the quarterfinals and with the clock ticking toward the 88th minute, Neymar sparked an incredible late surge by scoring from a free kick and a penalty. The refereeing decisions went against us and we lost everything in the closing minutes. Messi made no mistake with the penalty to rifle home his 11th Champions League goal of the season. Read More

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House Leaders Worried Trump Breaking Law By Deleting Tweets

House Leaders Worried Trump Breaking Law By Deleting Tweets

Committee chairman, GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah, and ranking member, Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, made the request to White House Counsel Don McGahn in a letter sent Wednesday, Axios reported on Thursday. "Official business must be conducted in such a way as to preserve the official record of actions taken by the federal government and its employees", the members wrote in the letter. Read More

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NASA's Deep Space Network Finds Silent Lunar Satellite

Astronomers were able to spot two lost lunar spaceships by using NASA's radar technique. As for Chandrayaan-1? It'll keep circling the moon for the foreseeable future. Scientists used a new ground radar to locate two spacecraft, including the Chandrayaan-1. DSS-14, NASA's 70-meter antenna located at the Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in California, also known as the "Mars Antenna". Read More

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MORNING MINUTE: The Christian McCaffrey Combine conundrum

MORNING MINUTE: The Christian McCaffrey Combine conundrum

Given his production at Stanford, he expressed a little confusion at why some have questioned his ability to transition to a full-time player in the NFL. He is listed as the third-best running back on almost every draft board behind Florida State's Dalvin Cook and Leonard Fournette from LSU. "When I thought about it, kind of the old school in me wanted to come out and say, 'Why would those guys not play?" The Detroit Free Press reveals that McCaffrey is considered a probable first-round ... Read More

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How to watch AMD's Capsaicin & Cream GDC 2017 livestream

Polaris becoming the Radeon RX 460, 470 and 480), AMD this time has made a decision to embrace the code name for the retail naming scheme for upcoming graphics cards featuring the new GPU - Radeon RX Vega . Still, these details are not the solid foundation why people will choose AMD Radeon RX Vega over NVIDIA graphic cards, most especially since GTX 1080 Ti is coming next week! The show also revealed AMD's embrace of forward rendering, a technique used to beef up the graphics in ... Read More

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EARTHQUAKE WARNING: Oklahoma now facing same risk level as CALIFORNIA

EARTHQUAKE WARNING: Oklahoma now facing same risk level as CALIFORNIA

Geological Survey. A lot of evidence is coming to light that definitely links fracking with seismic activity, and states that engage in plenty of it are more likely to experience 3.0M events than others. "In those areas, there is a significant chance that damaging levels of ground motion will occur in 2017". Last year's forecast performed well in many respects, said Petersen. Read More

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Executive Order to Review WOTUS by KayDee Gilkey, click here for bio

Executive Order to Review WOTUS by KayDee Gilkey, click here for bio

Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-OH) introduced a resolution with 36 cosponsors in the House of Representatives that would withdraw the Waters of the United States Rule. Democrats have argued it safeguards drinking water for millions. EPA has too always been characterized by regulatory overreach that disregards the positive conservation efforts of farmers and threatens their very way of life. Read More

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Oldest evidence of life found in rocks in Canada

Oldest evidence of life found in rocks in Canada

Dominic Papineau, with UCL Earth Sciences and the London Centre for Nanotechnology. New research in the journal Nature by an global team of scientists lead by Dominic Papineau and Matthew Dodd from University College London explores an exceedingly ancient hydrothermal vent community that possibly holds the remains of the earliest habitable environment on Earth. Read More

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Snap values itself at almost $24B with its IPO pricing

Snap values itself at almost $24B with its IPO pricing

In January, an ex-Snap employee filed a lawsuit accusing the company of sharing inflated metrics with some investors ahead of its IPO. The source asked not to be named because the matter is confidential. eMarketer estimates that more than 80 percent of Snapchat's USA users were under 35 past year, compared with about 70 percent of Instagram's USA users. Read More

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