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Apple first said it was buying Shazam in December. Seven countries including France, Italy and Spain had asked the European Commission to review the deal. Those rivals include Spotify, the global market leader. The company has developed a "visual Shazam" augmented reality service, which can identify posters, ads and other products.
  • The Finance 202: Republicans are the drivers of skyrocketing deficit

    The Finance 202: Republicans are the drivers of skyrocketing deficit

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    The CBO's last forecast in September expected the 2018 budget deficit to be $563 billion; the update includes the new tax plan and the $1.3 trillion spending bill passed in March. If interest rates go up, the government would have to pay much more to finance the more than $14tn in treasury debt held by investors. "Anyone who argues this course can continue is living with blinders", said Campaign to Fix the Debt Co-chairmen Judd Gregg, a former GOP senator, and Ed Rendell, a former ...
  • Far Cry 5's Live Action Film Now Available To Watch On YouTube

    Far Cry 5's Live Action Film Now Available To Watch On YouTube

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    Both are records for a Ubisoft title in a week following launch, and evidence of the impact user-generated content is having in convincing players to join the Far Cry community. "I'm proud that the culmination of years of passionate work from the team is paying off, and that Far Cry 5's experience resonates with so many people", said Dan Hay, Executive Producer on Far Cry .
  • 'Spider-Man' Playstation 4 game gets September release date

    'Spider-Man' Playstation 4 game gets September release date

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    There are other unlockable goodies such as a Spider-Drone Gadget, Spider-Man PS4 Custom Theme, and Spider-Man PSN Avatar. The game's post-launch DLC will come in the form of a three-part campaign called Marvel's Spider-Man: The City That Never Sleeps and includes new villains.
  • Intel launches Core i9 processors for mobiles, laptops

    Intel launches Core i9 processors for mobiles, laptops

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    This brings unprecedented power to laptops via Intel's latest 8th generation CPUs. Intel is announcing the launch of the Core i9 mobile processors at an event in Beijing. TDP remains 45W for both of these parts. The hexa-core CPU would allow efficient management of multiple units. Intel says that it can achieve a turbo frequency of up to 4.8GHz.
  • SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launches Resupply Mission to Space Station

    SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launches Resupply Mission to Space Station

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    About 12 minutes later, the Dragon capsule detached from the Falcon 9 rocket in order to make its way to the International Space Station . Both Falcon 9 and the Dragon spacecraft for the CRS-14 mission are flight-proven. This "Multi-use Variable-g Platform" has built-in carousels that can produce up to 2 Gs of artificial gravity, or two times the pull of Earth's gravity, according to NASA's description .
  • Fortnite is now available on iOS for everyone, no invite required

    Fortnite is now available on iOS for everyone, no invite required

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    There will be one victor for the contest, and that person will be immortalized in Fortnite: Battle Royale . In order to play Fortnite on a mobile device, you'll need an iOS 11 compatible iPhone or iPad. The contest lasts until April 10, so if you plan on dancing for the internet to see, get your entries in by then. "We're experiencing some issues with our matchmaking services".
  • China says space station to re-enter atmosphere over South Atlantic on Monday

    China says space station to re-enter atmosphere over South Atlantic on Monday

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    The European Space Agency forecast that the station, whose name translates as "Heavenly Palace", will re-enter sometime between Monday morning and late evening. Ren Guoqiang, China's defense ministry spokesman, told reporters Thursday that Beijing has been briefing the United Nations and the global community about Tiangong 1′s re-entry through multiple channels.
  • Unique Galaxy Has Less Dark Matter than Expected

    Unique Galaxy Has Less Dark Matter than Expected

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    According to Yale University researcher Pieter van Dokkum , who is also the lead author of the study published in Nature detailing the discovery, NGC1052-DF2 challenges the standard idea of how galaxies are formed. A galaxy with so few stars should have more dark matter than others, not none. Although counterintuitive, the existence of a galaxy without dark matter negates theories that try to explain the Universe without dark matter being a part of it: The discovery of NGC ...
  • Google Doodle celebrates India's first US-trained female doctor

    Google Doodle celebrates India's first US-trained female doctor

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    She joined the college at the age of 19 and was graduated with MD (Doctor of Medicine) on March 11, 1886. Due to family pressure, she was married at the age of nine with Gopalrao Joshi , a widower nearly 20 years older than her. Yamuna was married at the age of nine to Gopalrao Joshi , a widower nearly 20 years older than her, due to family pressure. Her speech was publicised widely in the media, donations poured in and she finally embarked on a ship from Kolkata to NY to reach her host, ...
  • German cartel office investigates Facebook's use of data from partner websites

    German cartel office investigates Facebook's use of data from partner websites

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    The incident greatly undercut the public's trust in Facebook and ignited serious privacy concerns that many speculate could set off a mass exodus of users worldwide from the social network. Memories of two 20th-century totalitarian surveillance states make privacy issues especially sensitive in Germany, where competition authorities have since past year been probing the social network's use of data from partner websites.
  • China's space lab could crash to Earth on Saturday, scientists say

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    The European Space Agency (ESA ) which has provided regular updates on the Tiangong-1, predicts re-entry "will take place anywhere between 43ºN and 43ºS" which covers a vast stretch north and south of the equator. Reports indicated it will most likely burn up in the atmosphere, as a result of atmospheric friction, before reaching Earth's surface, the agency noted.
  • Rauner (Barely) Wins Primary, Will Face Pritzker

    Rauner (Barely) Wins Primary, Will Face Pritzker

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    Though there was considerable suspense in the early counting, it looks like the old-school Chicago Democrat, Representative Dan Lipinski, defeated progressive business consultant Marie Newman by an eyelash in the state's 3rd Congressional District.
  • The Amazon.com (AMZN) Given Outperform Rating at Wells Fargo

    The Amazon.com (AMZN) Given Outperform Rating at Wells Fargo

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    Hanseatic Management Services Inc who had been investing in Amazon .Com Inc. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $747.91 billion market cap company. 100,000 shares were sold by Slootman Frank, worth $16.02M. Olsavsky Brian T sold $3.42M worth of stock. On Thursday, February 15 Jassy Andrew R sold $2.90 million worth of Amazon .com, Inc.
  • Facebook security chief not quitting, changes role to focus on election fraud

    Facebook security chief not quitting, changes role to focus on election fraud

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    Stamos joined Facebook in 2015 from Yahoo, where he had been chief information security officer. Facebook's security chief Alex Stamos is reportedly leaving the company. Facebook's stock was down close to 7 percent at the close of markets Monday due to these reports, which also resulted in US senators calling for hearings on the data abuse.
  • Mourners Honor Stephen Hawking, Whose Mind Blazed Bright

    Mourners Honor Stephen Hawking, Whose Mind Blazed Bright

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    In his personal life, he married twice and had three children, who on Wednesday paid tribute to their father's courage, persistence, brilliance and humour. "I think it would be a disaster. Hawking has also said uplifting comments at college lectures including, ".and however hard life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at.
  • New Fitbit Versa takes aim at Apple Watch

    New Fitbit Versa takes aim at Apple Watch

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    Fitbit's hardly alone among wearable makers in that oversight, of course, but the issue certainly stood out for a company whose products are aimed at a mainstream appeal. That means you'll be able to view your stats at a glance, as well as get action-based tips and motivational messages based on your personal data. "We wanted to be the first to give women a complete picture of their health".
  • Apple Music now boasts more than 38 million subscribers

    Apple Music now boasts more than 38 million subscribers

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    Cue countered by announcing that Apple Music has 38 million subscribers now (and 8 million free-trial users), an increase of 2 million from the previous update in February 2018. This is quite good, considering both Apple Music and Google Play Music both start at a similar price. The service had about 36 million subscribers just last month, 30 mil.in September, and 27 mil.in June.
  • Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion Announced

    Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion Announced

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    Revealed in today's Nintendo Direct , Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion casts you as Agent 8, who looks like an Octoling. Once you beat this additional campaign, which costs $19.99, you can use an octoling avatar in multiplayer. The returning maps are Piranha Pit and Camp Triggerfish with Wahoo World being the new one. There will be a new rank to strive for as well. Rank X is an extreme rank, even higher than S+, according to Nintendo .
  • India beat Bangladesh by six wickets in Colombo

    India beat Bangladesh by six wickets in Colombo

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    The tournament of Nidahas Trophy has already started and the inaugural match in the tournament was hosted between Sri Lanka and India . India is coming into this series with a young team as most of the senior players have been rested.
  • Want your name on the sun? NASA calls for applications

    Want your name on the sun? NASA calls for applications

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    If you are convinced with Shatner's ways, you can get your name on that chip for free by visiting the NASA "Hot Ticket" site through April 27. To get on the list, just sign up on the Parker Solar Probe submissions page, by entering your name and email.