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Sci-tech Google sorry after Google Home spews Obama conspiracy theory
Author: 0 Google sorry after Google Home spews Obama conspiracy theory

Other documented examples include Google search snippets, drawn from so-called news sites, that claimed President Warren Harding was a member of the KKK, or that Obama was king of the United States. "Unfortunately, there are instances when we feature a site with inappropriate or misleading content", a Google spokeswoman said in a statement. Of course neither of these answers are true, and instead highlight a major flaw in the way Google sources its answers from the web.

Sci-tech Harry Potter play gets 11 Olivier Awards nominations
Author: 0 Harry Potter play gets 11 Olivier Awards nominations

Two Donmar Warehouse productions, Elegy and One Night in Miami , are shortlisted for best new play along with the National Theatre's The Flick and Harry Potter And The Cursed Child. " Dreamgirls " star Amber Riley is nominated for leading actress in a musical, as well as the cast of " The Girls ", Sheridan Smith for " Funny Girl ", and Glenn Close for reprising her turn in " Sunset Boulevard " (now playing on Broadway).

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) now spotted with Android Nougat
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017) now spotted with Android Nougat

At first glance, the new Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017) look very similar to the flagship Galaxy S7 (Review), especially due to their rounded corners. There is also a 16MP selfie camera for video calling and selfie lovers. What sets apart the 2017 edition of the Galaxy A series from the older models is the significant improvement in terms of camera.

Author: 0 Google Confirms Pixel 2 Smartphone, It's Expensive

Google's new SVP of hardware Rick Osterloh has just revealed the details about the next Pixel smartphone. For instance, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 was the first fully VR ready mobile processor and it debuted with the Pixel and the Android Daydream View headset which was for Google's VR platform.

Sci-tech Facebook introduces 'disputed' label for fake news stories
Author: 0 Facebook introduces 'disputed' label for fake news stories

This update is one of the four promises Facebook's vice president of news feed Adam Mosseri made in his blog post this past December to help combat the proliferation of hoaxes on the social media website. No word yet as to how this will affect the story's performance on Facebook's algorithm, but flagged news will remain on your feed, with a little red caution icon below it and a link to read why it's disputed and by whom.

Author: 0 Here's how to cook in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Since the players will be climbing so much in " The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild ", you may want to invest the time necessary to make Link climb faster. " The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild " made its debut on Friday, March 3. "Lots of bugs that make the game unplayable", exzap, one of the Cemu developers, said on Reddit .

Sci-tech Fitbit Announces the Alta HR, Pre-Orders Start Today at $149
Author: 0 Fitbit Announces the Alta HR, Pre-Orders Start Today at $149

Apart from calculating how much you slept, the Alta HR will now take motion data and heart rate variability into account for graphing light, deep, and REM sleep stages . "That swing may be a sign that you're not getting enough sleep during the week". Fitbit claims that the wearable tech can easily last a week in a single charge which is better than the last model.

Sci-tech Flashy first images arrive from NOAA's GOES-16 lightning mapper
Author: 0 Flashy first images arrive from NOAA's GOES-16 lightning mapper

A new weather satellite now orbiting the planet just captured stunning footage of lightning strikes as viewed from space, along with data crucial to helping us better predict storms. The GLM can also show when thunderstorms stall or when they're becoming stronger. Better lightning maps could even help forecasters and firefighters identify dry areas that are susceptible to lightning-sparked wildfires.

Sci-tech Panda Fur Mystery Debunked. Why Are Pandas Black and White?
Author: 0 Panda Fur Mystery Debunked. Why Are Pandas Black and White?

Scientists in California say they have determined why giant pandas have such distinctive black and white fur. The research group behind the study also researched why a zebra is black and white (the answer was to repel flies ). Scientists had earlier thought that zebras have two colors to camouflage from predators, but new research found this belief to be erroneous. Biologists have discovered that a panda uses its black and white fur for camouflage and communication.

Sci-tech Shahid Shares New Photo of Misha & She's Getting Cuter by the Day
Author: 0 Shahid Shares New Photo of Misha & She's Getting Cuter by the Day

His fans have also shown a lot of love for Misha. Shahid Kapoor's daughter Misha has become the new internet sensation after the actor has shared another glimpse of the little princess. Shahid took to social networking site Instagram to share a picture of Misha. Rangoon actor Shahid Kapoor has treated fans with yet another picture of baby Misha, and we are absolutely lapping it up.

Author: 0 NASA Craft Avoids Impact with Mars Moon Phobos

NASA confirmed this week that it was forced to perform an unplanned maneuver with MAVEN to prevent it from slamming headlong into Phobos, the largest of Mars' moons. Researchers noticed that Phobos and MAVEN had a chance of colliding March 6. Now, the two will miss each other by about 2.5 minutes (before, their orbits were crossing the same point within just 7 seconds of each other).

Sci-tech Obama's State Department Sponsored 2016 Meeting of Russian Ambassador with Sen. Sessions
Author: 0 Obama's State Department Sponsored 2016 Meeting of Russian Ambassador with Sen. Sessions

Under fire, Sessions held a Thursday press conference announcing that he would recuse himself from any investigation involving the Trump campaign . "I never gave that a thought, never considered it", Sessions said, explaining that he believed his answer to Sen. Sessions was not only a trusted foreign policy adviser to Trump at the time , but also a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Sci-tech FGCU advances to title game in Atlantic Sun Tournament
Author: 0 FGCU advances to title game in Atlantic Sun Tournament

This is FGCU's third NCAA bid in five years and second straight. After trailing by six at the half, 39-33, Brandon Goodwin came to life, scoring 14 second half points. After going 1 of 8 from 3-point range in the first half, the Eagles made 5 of 8 from behind the arc in the second half. FGCU stalwart Marc-Eddy Norelia chipped in with 14 points, eight rebounds and two emphatic blocks.

Author: 0 Virgin's newest company is Virgin Orbit, a small satellite specialist

It plans to air launch its rockets from Virgin Galactic's 747-400 aircraft, nicknamed "Cosmic Girl". The company has a firm order for 39 launches for OneWeb's satellites, in which Virgin has a minority investment. The new company was operating under Virgin Galactic as LauncherOne, the namesake of the small satellite launch system that Virgin has been working on, and which is already in the "advanced phase of hardware testing for every subsystem and major component of the vehicle", ...

Sci-tech Maruti launches Baleno RS priced at Rs 8.69 lakh
Author: 0 Maruti launches Baleno RS priced at Rs 8.69 lakh

Powered by a 1.3-litre DDis four pot diesel engine, the Vitara Brezza has a power output of 88bhp and 200Nm of torque. Baleno RS will be available in Fire Red, Pearl Arctic White, Premium Urban Blue, Premium Silver, Granite Grey, Ray Blue and Autumn Orange colours.

Sci-tech Li-ion king Goodenough creates battery he says really is... good enough
Author: 0 Li-ion king Goodenough creates battery he says really is... good enough

The lack of any toxic liquid in a battery allows the battery to be safer and long lasting. Lithium-ion batteries are one of the most popular types of rechargeable batteries used in many mobile devices, but they can sometimes explode and catch fire - as was the case for Samsung's Galaxy 7 exploding battery fiasco.

Author: 0 The Trump administration's deepening Russia problem

She says Sessions had 25 such meetings with envoys from foreign powers during that period, including the Sir Peter John Westmacott, the British ambassador, and Kenichirō Sasae, the Indian ambassador. The Trump administration had been wracked by controversy after it emerged that former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn had spoken with Russian officials before Trump's inauguration.