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Sci-tech Russia-linked Facebook ads sought to exploit U.S. social divisions
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An unidentified former senior USA intelligence officer told Politico that Russian use of Twitter was similar to methods identified by intelligence agencies in which Russian hackers interfered with the election. A House committee member said Wednesday that Facebook is expected to deliver to the committee an estimated 3,000 documents next week, but that it hasn't yet done so.

Sci-tech Piyush Goyal says work on GE's locomotive factory on track
Author: 0 Piyush Goyal says work on GE's locomotive factory on track

The transporter also said there is no plan to hike the fares of other trains as well. Railways has earned around Rs 540 crore in less than a year after introducing the flexi-fare system, but it was flooded with complaints from the passengers about high prices of tickets.

Sci-tech Red Dead Redemption II Trailer Tells the Story of Arthur Morgan
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Rockstar Games followed through with their promise to deliver more " Red Dead Redemption 2" news, releasing a new trailer for the highly-anticipated sequel. While that may be disappointing, we're just happy it didn't get delayed again. Could this be a young John Marston? This western action-adventure was wildly praised by fans due to its wonderful story, rich setting and bad ass former outlaw, John Marston.

Sci-tech Senate Dems take to floor to rally against FCC chairman
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Back in 2014 the National Association of Broadcasters released a report questioning the absence of FM radio on iPhone, and then as now, Apple declined to comment. And Pai isn't alone in his calls for Apple to enable support for FM in the iPhone. Pai made his appeal in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, which have wreaked havoc on communities across the U.S.

Sci-tech Nokia 3310 3G Variant Roll-Out from Mid-October
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The feature phone sports the same look as the original one except for 3G connectivity support. "Fans asked, we listened, and today welcome the Nokia 3310 3G ". There is no doubt that the new model which now supports 3G networks too will be just as popular as its sibling. The Nokia 3310 3G will only be able to deliver up to 6.5 hours of talk time.

Sci-tech BSF jawan killed by terrorists
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While Parray died on the spot, the injured family members were taken to a Srinagar hospital. He belonged to the 73rd battalion of the BSF . Deputy General of Jammu and Kashmir police SP Vaid criticized the "inhumane and barbaric" incident and said the militants will be tracked and punished.

Sci-tech Enormous, coconut-cracking, tree-dwelling rat found in Solomon Islands
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After much time and effort attempting to find the giant rat in Vangunu's rainforest, a single specimen was eventually found scrambling out of a felled tree. Lavery questioned whether he would ever find the rat and was not sure if it was really a new species or if he was just looking in the wrong direction.

Sci-tech Uganda introduces bill to remove presidential age limit
Author: 0 Uganda introduces bill to remove presidential age limit

Removing the presidential age barrier in the country, which now stands at 75, would allow for 73-year-old Museveni to remain in power beyond 2021 when the country's next elections are scheduled. "We engaged them with teargas", Kayima said. Protests by students, activists and the opposition have seen arrests around Uganda this week, with Uganda's leading opposition figure, Kizza Besigye, also being arrested.

Sci-tech Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) Continuing to Trade Below Moving Averages
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Medtronic Plc now has $106.16 billion valuation. About 30,465 shares traded. It has underperformed by 30.84% the S&P500. Darden Restaurants, Inc is a full-service restaurant company. The current consensus rating for Darden Restaurants, Inc . DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main purchased a new stake in Darden Restaurants during the fourth quarter valued at about $69,888,000.

Sci-tech Power on that Xbox One for Microsoft's October 2017 Games with Gold
Author: 0 Power on that Xbox One for Microsoft's October 2017 Games with Gold

Microsoft announced the games that will be part of next month's Games with Gold lineup this morning, available exclusively to Xbox users with Xbox Live Gold memberships. As for Xbox 360 games, you can snag Rayman 3 HD , the definitive version of the 3D platformer with remastered visuals and updated audio. This will be replaced on October 16-31 by EA's original military first-person shooter, Medal of Honor: Airborne , which is arguably the last good Medal of Honor game.

Sci-tech Carleton professors, alumni once more involved in gravitational wave detection
Author: 0 Carleton professors, alumni once more involved in gravitational wave detection

The merger created a single black hole about 53 times the sun's mass. They were also able to observe the waves in what is essentially 3D, notes Elizabeth Gibney for Nature , meaning that the orientation of the waves in relation to Earth's orbit could be calculated, giving scientists more data to estimate how much energy was originally released by the black holes.

Sci-tech New Firefox Quantum Browser Gets Official
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Firefox Quantum is powered by a new proprietary CSS engine, Quantum CSS , which claims to incorporate a feature called "style sharing cache", inspired by Chrome and Safari, to further speed up the browser and reduce the RAM it demands. The latest improvement we featured was the Firefox Focus for Android . Photon doesn't just look good, it's also smarter. The interface is being revamped, legacy add-ons are being dropped, and Firefox's rendering engine is getting a speed boost.

Sci-tech How New 'Terminator' Will Handle an Older Arnold Schwarzenegger
Author: 0 How New 'Terminator' Will Handle an Older Arnold Schwarzenegger

It'll revamp and reinvent the sci-fi franchise for the 21st century, which is just as well considering that Cameron's Terminator series has fallen on hard times. "We're starting a search for an 18-something young woman to essentially be the new centerpiece of these stories, " Cameron told The Hollywood Reporter in a recent interview.

Sci-tech Is Google about to split its shopping service to comply with EU?
Author: 0 Is Google about to split its shopping service to comply with EU?

The shopping service will have its own accounts, which it will provide to the European commission to scrutinise, and there will be Chinese walls within the company to ensure it gains no competitive advantage, Google said. As well as changing its shopping service business, the company has also lodged an appeal against the original fine. According to a report from Bloomberg , the tech giant will comply with the EU's ruling by separating Google Shopping from the rest of its search business.

Sci-tech Pixel 2 will have a redesigned Pixel Launcher and a portrait mode
Author: 0 Pixel 2 will have a redesigned Pixel Launcher and a portrait mode

The smartphones are thought to be among the first new variants to come along with a more powerful chipset as well as a larger curved display. Other rumored features of the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL include a Portrait Mode in the Camera app that focuses on the main person in the frame and blurs out the background; a revamped Pixel Launcher with the search bar at the bottom; Squeeze to launch Google Assistant functionality; and an always-on Ambient Display mode.

Sci-tech US Senate won't vote on Obamacare repeal bill
Author: 0 US Senate won't vote on Obamacare repeal bill

Pence made the comments in an interview on WGAN radio Tuesday morning. Lindsey Graham of SC and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, would eliminate the mandate that everyone has to have health insurance. The measure won't advance in the Republican-led Senate. The Graham-Cassidy bill didn't have enough support among GOP senators to pass. The main thrust of the Graham-Cassidy bill was to give money to the states, so that each would decide what health care model their constituents wanted to go ...

Sci-tech Google celebrates 19th birthday with Surprise Spinner Doodle
Author: 0 Google celebrates 19th birthday with Surprise Spinner Doodle

You can't be a reporter using Google . In this special birthday Google doodle, users can play games and watch small animations such as Pac Man , Birthday piñata, DJing (44th anniversary of Hip Hop), Theramin, Arpeggios, Scovile scales, Hallowe'en spells, Cricket cricket, Earth day quiz.