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Google search results: Here's what Ireland searched for most in 2017

Google search results: Here's what Ireland searched for most in 2017

Hurricane Ophelia was the most searched for term by Irish-based Google users this year. In 2016, US President Donald Trump was the top trending personality in India, followed by badminton player P...

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1.15 is Activision Blizzard Inc's (NASDAQ:ATVI) Institutional Investor Sentiment

Lone Pine Capital Llc, which manages about $34.98 billion and $19.67 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Expedia Inc Del (NASDAQ:EXPE) by 2.40 million shares to 4.52M shares, valued at $673....

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NASA video flies you through Jupiter's Great Red Spot

NASA video flies you through Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Juno swung low during its first pass over the Spot in July 2017, capturing some really fantastic photographs of the Spot and turning all of its instruments towards it. "Winds are associated with dif...

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Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks

Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks

Educator at Auckland's Stardome observatory and planetarium John Rowe said it's one of the most attractive meteor showers there is. No matter where you are viewing, NASA says the meteor shower will re...

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Facebook brings Snapchat-like AR filters to the Messenger app

Facebook brings Snapchat-like AR filters to the Messenger app

Augmented Reality is taking the world by storm, from fun apps on the iPhone to Google's Tango, nearly everyone can now access the different types of AR apps and software out there. Some other launch e...

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Synaptics: In-display fingerprint sensor to launch in 2018 'tier one' flagship

Synaptics: In-display fingerprint sensor to launch in 2018 'tier one' flagship

But it never materialised, as the former used the physical sensors on the back of Galaxy S8 and Note8 series, while the latter entirely ditched it for FaceID in the iPhone X . This could be why the b...

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Apple Opens App Pre-Orders to All Developers

Apple Opens App Pre-Orders to All Developers

The document suggests that the developers will be able to "make new apps available for pre-order on all Apple platforms". As a consumer, you'll be able to place a pre-order during this period. This ...

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Trump charts Nasa space flight: Moon first, then Mars

Trump charts Nasa space flight: Moon first, then Mars

NASA said Trump's directive will "more effectively organize government, private industry, and worldwide efforts toward returning humans [to] the Moon, and will lay the foundation that will eventual...

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Astronomers will check the interstellar cigar-shaped asteroid for signs of alien technology

Astronomers will check the interstellar cigar-shaped asteroid for signs of alien technology

Scientists believe the space rock is made of alien metal and has been ravaged by cosmic rays over millions of years. A cigar-shaped object likely to be an interstellar asteroid is being checked ...

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Human-sizeed ancient penguin fossils found in New Zealand

Human-sizeed ancient penguin fossils found in New Zealand

Artistic reconstruction of Kumimanu biceae , in comparison with a human. Giant penguins are well documented from between 50 and 20 million years ago - but older ones are rare and only two other spi...

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SpaceX debuts recycled rocket, new launch pad

SpaceX debuts recycled rocket, new launch pad

Liftoff from Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 launch pad Friday is set for 10:35 a.m. EST (1535 GMT), roughly the moment Florida's Space Coast rotates under the space station's orbital plane. NASA finally ...

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Island formation in Tonga may give essential clues about Mars terrain

Island formation in Tonga may give essential clues about Mars terrain

Some volcanoes on Mars that appeared as if they had erupted underwater could offer clues. The new island is perched on the north rim of a caldera on top of an underwater volcano that stands almost 4...

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Twitter Announces Threads, Its Native Tweetstorm Implementation

Twitter Announces Threads, Its Native Tweetstorm Implementation

Thanks to a new button in the tweet composer, you can add new tweets to a thread before you publish them. Threads help make the river of tweets in users' timelines more navigable, and also allow the c...

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Facebook to pay taxes on earnings in each country

Facebook to pay taxes on earnings in each country

Facebook today said it is shifting to a "local selling structure" in countries outside the US, in which its advertising revenue in that country will be recorded by their local company in the country....

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PUBG Can't Connect Fix: Xbox One Server Problems Explained

PUBG Can't Connect Fix: Xbox One Server Problems Explained

So I'm happy enough with that. Unfortunately, the game doesn't come with Play Anywhere support so you can't use the same copy to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10. On the flipside there's a amu...

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BBC Skill launched on Amazon Echo devices

BBC Skill launched on Amazon Echo devices

BBC Research & Development also recently launched an experimental interactive drama, The Inspection Chamber , that will come to other smart speakers in future. With both the Amazon Echo and Amazo...

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 back panel leaks

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 back panel leaks

Since the Mi Mix 2 itself is not that old yet, there is very little possibility of major developments being revealed on the next iteration of the model. However, there is also a premium variant of t...

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Detective Pikachu movie gets Summer 2019 release date

While details about the movie are scant, the plot involves Smith's character searching for his missing father with the help of Detective Pikachu , while a mystery unfurls about Pokemon going rabi...

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Nokia 6 2018 (TA-1054) launch imminent with TENAA certification

Nokia 6 2018 (TA-1054) launch imminent with TENAA certification

From what we can see in the images above, the front of Nokia 6 (2018 ) looks identical to the current generation Nokia 6 . The leaked images show big screen and no home-button for fingerprint sc...

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Google's 'Appsperiments' Take Smartphone Photography To The Next Level

Google's 'Appsperiments' Take Smartphone Photography To The Next Level

Google on Monday released a pair of " appsperiments " that provide new ways of capturing photographic images with smartphones like iPhone, while at the same time helping the search giant refine experi...

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Apple acquires the music discovery app Shazam

Shazam released the following statement: "We are excited to announce that Shazam has entered into an agreement to become part of Apple ". "Since the launch of the App Store, Shazam has ...

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Geminid meteor shower might be visible here

Geminid meteor shower might be visible here

Gemini constellation will be nearly overhead and the number of meteors can reach up to 120 per hour. "Since the meteors are relatively slow moving, the bright streaks of light will be easily visibl...

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Max Born: Pioneer of Quantum Mechanics

Max Born: Pioneer of Quantum Mechanics

Quantum mechanics is a chapter of physics that studies matter at this incredibly granular level, leading to the invention of personal computers, lasers, and medical imaging devices (MRI), among othe...

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Imposter Cryptocurrency Wallet App Races Up Apple's Store Charts

Of course, this story wouldn't be as interesting if the app was what it purported to be. The creators of MyEtherWallet said in a tweet that they have contacted Apple in a bid to have the app r...

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New drug offers hope for treating Huntington's disease

New drug offers hope for treating Huntington's disease

The results showed the drug lowered the level of the toxic disease-causing protein in the nervous system and did so safely. "That protein is the cause of all of the problems" in Huntington's disease. ...

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UAE's Al Jazira to face Real Madrid in Club World Cup

UAE's Al Jazira to face Real Madrid in Club World Cup

Al Jazira , nicknamed The Spider or the Pride of Abu Dhabi, share the same Chairman, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, as Manchester City. "Now we have to adapt after the journey and fight to win ...

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Google Maps to start giving you real-time notifications during your trips

Google Maps to start giving you real-time notifications during your trips

The notifications are interactive, means you can scroll right through your journey's steps. To activate this, a user can search for directions to the desired location on Google Maps , like it i...

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NASA Announces Press Conference Regarding Aliens and Artificial Intelligence

NASA Announces Press Conference Regarding Aliens and Artificial Intelligence

The discovery used Google's machine learning algorithms to possibly develop a new way of analyzing data from the Kepler spacecraft. A team has discovered at the Kepler Space Telescope , and man...

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Ancient Supermassive Black Hole Unveils Secrets of Early Universe

Ancient Supermassive Black Hole Unveils Secrets of Early Universe

Study lead author of the Carnegie Institution for Science said that "gathering all this mass in fewer than 690 million years is an enormous challenge for theories of supermassive black hole growth". T...

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Samsung Galaxy S9 iris scanner getting boost to beat iPhone X?

Samsung Galaxy S9 iris scanner getting boost to beat iPhone X?

The same 6.0-inch Super AMOLED display with improved colour accuracy and HDR capability is expected on the Samsung Galaxy S9 . However, the front design will be changed to reach up to 90% screen rati...

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