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Life on Saturn's moon?

For NASA, this serves as strong evidence that alien life could exist within this Saturn satellite, because it has the six elements needed for life: carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and sulphur. Cassini has detected hydrogen molecules in vapor plumes emanating from cracks in the surface of Enceladus, a small ocean moon coated in a thick layer of ice, the United States space agency said. Read More

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Tesla Cuts Price of Base Model S to Just Below $70K

Tesla Cuts Price of Base Model S to Just Below $70K

That $7,500 price drop helps make its least expensive auto more affordable, just $1,500 more expensive than the $68,000 Model S 60 the automaker discontinued recently. However, in the meantime, the company is also taking steps to entice drivers for whom the Model S is now only just out of reach. All of these moves are being made to accommodate the upcoming Model 3 , which will offer a 75 kWh battery in its top trim according to Electrek , matching up nicely with the Model S' new smallest ... Read More

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Trump's EPA Chief: Time To Exit

Trump's EPA Chief: Time To Exit "Bad Deal" Globalist Climate Agreement

To them, it's best to retain the Paris agreement as a diplomatic tool and to keep a seat at the table on worldwide climate policy. Trump has already scrapped the Clean Power Plan, the US emissions-reduction pledge under the Paris Agreement, and is expected to renege on USA financial commitments to fund innovative energy technologies and help developing countries mitigate climate change. Read More

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North Korea Rolls Out Missiles During Founder's Birthday Celebrations

Earlier , on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump, in a series of tweets, called on China to "solve the North Korean problem". North Korean soldiers also rolled out what appeared to be another large rocket covered by a canister. Other military hardware at the parade included tanks, multiple rocket launchers and artillery guns, as well as a solid-fuel missile created to be fired from submarines. Read More

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Eyeing 2019, BJP to hold national executive meet in Odisha on Saturday

Modi, L K Advani, Amit Shah and Arun Jaitley at party's national executive meet. BJP national president Amit Shah called upon the Opposition, especially Congress, to accept "electoral defeat gracefully". Hitting out at opposition parties for raising the bogey of tampered EVMs, he said, 'We had though that parties who lost will do an honest introspection but now they are finding a scapegoat which is EVM. Read More

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Project Scorpio Supports FreeSync 2 en HDMI 2.1

Thus, the dev kit is even more of a beast than the Scorpio we are getting- hopefully, there will be a day soon when the consoles we can buy from stores come with 24GB of RAM right off the bat, though. It's looks similar to a normal Xbox One. Scorpio has been customized on the silicon level, but the robust software pipeline is the yin to the console hardware's yang; the system ensures that games don't waste any power and only use the resources they need. Read More

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RIP Windows Vista: Microsoft finally says goodbye to the operating system

Windows Vista also prohibited the copying of protected digital media, among other things. First, Microsoft will stop issuing all security updates, hotfixes and support options for Windows Vista. Windows Vista ended many awful design decisions from the XP and earlier days. It's important to remember how ubiquitous XP was at the time, to understand why Vista was such a big deal for Microsoft. Read More

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Sweden: Truck crash into Stockholm store is terror attack

The IS group has also claimed responsibility for a truck attack that killed 86 people in Nice, France, in July and another that killed 12 people at a Christmas market in Berlin. Friday's crash is near the site of a December 2010 attack in Stockholm in which Taimour Abdulwahab, a Swedish citizen who lived in Britain, detonated a suicide bomb, killing himself and injuring two others. Read More

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Twitter creates 'lite' version for data-starved users

Twitter creates 'lite' version for data-starved users

Twitter Lite might cut on your overall experience but it doesn't deprive you of any core features such as the timeline, uploading photos and videos, posting tweets, direct messaging, trends, and more . "In this mode, you will see a preview of images and videos before choosing which ones to fully load", the firm says in its blog post. Following Facebook's lead, Twitter is rolling out a "Lite" version of its flagship app. Read More

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YouTube removes ads from channels with less than 10k views

According to a latest blog post, ads will be served on videos only if the channel posting the video has crossed the threshold of 10,000 lifetime views . It appears future applicants won't be accepted into the Partner Program until they surpass that 10,000-view milestone. "And, of course, any revenue earned on channels with under 10k views up until today will not be impacted", YouTube said. Read More

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Facebook to educate users about fake news

Facebook to educate users about fake news

After initially downplaying Facebook's impact, Zuckerberg made a decision to rethink Facebook's responsibilities. The guidelines include looking closely at website addresses to see if they are trying to spoof real news sites, and checking websites' "about" sections for more information. Read More

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Netflix Looking for a Thumbs-Up as Star Ratings Fade Away

Netflix Looking for a Thumbs-Up as Star Ratings Fade Away

But the change might not be as drastic as many users of the streaming site might think. Netflix believes that users find the current star system confusing. A thumbs down rating, meanwhile, means Netflix won't show it as a suggestion in the future, though it'll still show up in search. This means as you continue to rate more content, you'll see even better recommendations over time. Read More

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French candidates go head to head in TV debate with Macron favourite

And though Le Pen may see more eye-to-eye with President Trump than other candidates, Boston University worldwide relations professor William Keylor cautioned that a nationalist France wouldn't necessarily be a boon to the U.S. Communist-backed Jean-Luc Melenchon, 65, who has been rising in the polls, came out slugging against big business, saying it should "pay back" its riches. Read More

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