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Author: 0 Microsoft sued as Windows 10 destroys data and damages computers in US

More than that, if you've made voice searches, all of your vocal commands and message dictations have been recorded too. "We have already developed the first version of the Windows 10 government secure system", Alain Crozier, the CEO of Microsoft Greater China, told China Daily .

Sci-tech Pentagon: US air strike kills senior al Qaeda leader in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Pentagon: US air strike kills senior al Qaeda leader in Afghanistan

The Pakistani Taliban, mourning his death said that Yasin will be remembered "as one of the greatest trainers of explosives and electronics in the fields of jihad". FDD experts also noted that the district in Afghanistan where Yasin was killed is well known for al-Qaida activity. The Pentagon said Yaseen was killed during an air strike in Paktika province which borders Pakistan.

Author: 0 Premier Li ambitious about China-New Zealand relations

The US$4 trillion initiative is likely to be on the agenda on Monday when Prime Minister Bill English meets with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang , who arrived in Wellington on Sunday night. And she has also flagged a new China tourism initiative for 2019 aimed at boosting the number of Chinese tourists visiting here. Trade Minister Todd McClay didn't know anything about the China Rail deal, but does want to discuss the OBAR initiative with Premier Li.

Sci-tech Tesla Model 3 will get a Performance version next year
Author: 0 Tesla Model 3 will get a Performance version next year

When asked Musk's reply was "definitely". There's no official word yet on what the Model 3's range will be, but it's worth noting that the Chevy Bolt offers users 238 miles of range on a single charge. This makes it lag behind the Tesla Model S when it comes to acceleration. He did indicate that there will be a dual-motor version of the sedan though, as well as a performance version.

Author: 0 Pakistan to observe Earth hour today

Landmarks like the Sydney Opera House in Australia, Big Ben, the Empire State Building , the Las Vegas Strip and the Eiffel Tower will make a statement when they go dark for an hour. According to the WWF, the United Nations family will join the thousands of homes, offices, skylines and monuments that will go dark on Earth Hour's tenth anniversary to put the spotlight on the issues facing the planet, and to inspire millions across the world to live more sustainably.

Sci-tech Cardinal William Keeler, Archbishop Emeritus of Baltimore dies
Author: 0 Cardinal William Keeler, Archbishop Emeritus of Baltimore dies

DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the USA bishops" conference, also offered his "prayers of gratitude for Cardinal Keeler's return to the Lord he so dearly loved", in a statement. He twice served as chairman of the USA bishops' Committee for Pro-Life Activities and testified at all levels of government on legislation ranging from abortion to euthanasia to capital punishment.

Sci-tech Hubble spots rogue supermassive black hole ejected from its galaxy
Author: 0 Hubble spots rogue supermassive black hole ejected from its galaxy

Chiaberge et al. Gravitational waves are ripples in space set off by massive collisions, such as the merger of two black holes. Astronomers have uncovered a monster black hole that has been propelled out of the center of a distant galaxy, called 3C 186 , by what could be the power of gravitational waves.

Sci-tech Google Maps finally gets real-time location sharing again
Author: 0 Google Maps finally gets real-time location sharing again

They will be able to see your location in real time on a map using the Google Maps app or the Google Maps website. As well as being able to set a pre-defined time, the app also lets you opt to share your location indefinitely. It's an easy enough process that includes just a tap on the share location icon that allows users to pick who they want to share their location with.

Sci-tech A round-trip flight just for the view
Author: 0 A round-trip flight just for the view

An astronomer, Griffin says he was inspired after seeing the Southern Lights while flying as a guest in a NASA observatory plane. Ian Griffin, Director of the Otago Museum who organised the flight trip, posted videos and pictures of the Southern Lights on social media sites.

Author: 0 Mesut Ozil drops major hint over Arsenal future in German paper interview

Ozil replied: "You think Wenger speaks to journalists before he tells me?" The Arsenal star has scored five goals and has made four assists in 23 games in the Premier League this season to underline his continued importance to the north London side despite their disappointing campaign.

Sci-tech LeBron James Calls Out His Team's 'Toughness' Following Loss to Nuggets
Author: 0 LeBron James Calls Out His Team's 'Toughness' Following Loss to Nuggets

Johnny O'Bryant was the only injured player to miss the game for Charlotte as he is still recovering from an ankle sprain. Center Miles Plumlee was cleared to play after missing the last 16 games, but didn't see any action. Walker now has 208 3-pointers this season, second-most in franchise history. The Hornets grabbed 14 offensive rebounds in this one. However, the team's defense saw definite improvement from Wednesday's loss, holding Charlotte to just 42 percent from the field.

Author: 0 Capital City celebrates Earth Hour

Previous year millions of people in 178 countries on all seven continents (and even the International Space Station) participated. Meanwhile, Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani said Pakistan will play its due role to boost the national climate change resilience, protect lives and livelihoods of the people.

Author: 0 Gonzaga gets warm welcome home after historic win

No. 1 seed Gonzaga beat No. 11 Xavier 83-59 in the West Region final, while No. 3 OR defeated No. 1 Kansas 74-60 in the Midwest Region final. Gonzaga assistant coach Tommy Lloyd said after the team's Sweet 16 win over West Virginia: "To be honest with you, the easy decision probably would've been redshirt".

Author: 0 Earth Hour plunges homes, landmarks and DIA into darkness

Earth Hour aims to raise awareness of human activity that contributes to climate change while showing that action can become a part of people's daily routines, to cut down power consumption and in turn greenhouse gasses. He also called upon all commercial, social, governmental establishments, educational institutions and the people across Jammu and Kashmir to observe Earth Hour .

Sci-tech United States oil rig count jumps for 10th straight week, Baker Hughes says
Author: 0 United States oil rig count jumps for 10th straight week, Baker Hughes says

There was a small increase in rigs for the Eagle Ford and Cana-Woodford basins. The substantial additions this year will continue to put upward pressure on United States oil production. Two rigs were listed as "miscellaneous". New Mexico rose by three while Alaska, California, North Dakota, Pennsylvania and West Virginia gained one each.

Sci-tech Clocks spring forward this weekend!
Author: 0 Clocks spring forward this weekend!

If you struggle to remember which way the clocks change, you can use the saying: "Spring forward, fall back". Clocks should be put forward 60 minutes at 1am, as the United Kingdom moves out of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Most internet connected devices like smartphones, tablets and computers will update automatically, as will TV boxes. Clocks will go back an hour on Sunday, October 29, 2017 when BST ends and the country reverts to GMT.

Sci-tech Lexus enters India to challenge stronghold of Mercedes Benz, Audi, BMW
Author: 0 Lexus enters India to challenge stronghold of Mercedes Benz, Audi, BMW

The LX 450d was one of the first Lexus cars imported to India for homologation and it is not a hybrid model like the RX 450h crossover and ES 300h sedan that were launched in India today. The engine is capable to run on electric motor or gas engine alone, or a combination of both, based on the driving situation. While the SUV hasn't been launched as of yet, the company has started accepting booking for the LX 450d , which is expected to be the company's most expensive model in India once it ...

Sci-tech Global boundaries with Pakistan, BD to be sealed: Rajnath
Author: 0 Global boundaries with Pakistan, BD to be sealed: Rajnath

Talking about the BJP youths arrested for allegedly establishing parallel telephone exchange lines between India and Pakistan for the exchange strategically important information, Singh said that the NIA is investigating the charges. Lauding the force raised in 1965, Singh said BSF has changed the rules of engagement at the global borders and now it is a "known entity" in the neighbouring countries.

Sci-tech Xavier vs. Gonzaga Live Stream
Author: 0 Xavier vs. Gonzaga Live Stream

Xavier fell behind with a 1-for-9 shooting stretch late in the half against Gonzaga's tough defense. Two Jesuit teams trying to get to the Final 4 for the first time . Xavier was out-rebounded by Arizona, 35-27, but Gonzaga has been unable to secure the boards, and the Musketeers will have an opportunity at some second-chance points, which is where they can hurt the Bulldogs.