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Sci-tech Trillion-ton iceberg breaks off Antarctica
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A U.S. satellite observed the berg on Wednesday while passing over a region known as the Larsen C Ice Shelf. And if they see the shelf pulling away from the ice that's holding it where it is, that could add to the chance of the Larsen C collapsing entirely.

Sci-tech AMD Ryzen Threadripper demolishes Intel Core i9 in price vs performance stakes
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As you can see in the video above, the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1920X defeats the super-expensive Core i9 7900X in the Cinebench benchmark demo, while the 1950X absolutely trounces Intel's chip. This chip will go head-to-head with Intel's just-released i9-7900X, which is priced at the same $999. Both chips are due for release in August, although those that want a pre-built system will have to buy through Alienware , which has exclusivity on Ryzen through 2017.

Sci-tech Released are new images of the Google Pixel XL 2
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Now, a new leaked image has revealed that Google may be taking a page out of #HTC's book by using a similar squeezable #Frame Technology as the HTC U11 . Just a week ago, we told you that the search giant could be testing this feature for future Android O releases, and it looks like the company might have finally decided to make full use of the displays that will grace the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2, which we can safely assume will be OLED.

Sci-tech 'Cautious calm' in southern Syria ceasefire despite regime violations
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CHARLOTTESVILLE • Supporters of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan marched in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday to protest against the planned removal of a statue of General Robert E. There have been multiple attempts at negotiating a ceasefire in Syria since 2016, and all but one have unraveled. Israeli aggression has ceased at precisely the time during which Russian Federation would have been speaking to Tel Aviv about the ceasefire.

Sci-tech Pak to consider Kulbushan Jadhav mother's visa?
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Pakistan has dismissed India's consular access request to Jadhav more than 15 times. Kulbhushan Jadhav was said to have been arrested from Pakistan's restive Balochistan province in March 3, 2016. Nafees Zakaria said Pakistan believes that there is no military solution to Afghan issue. He said India's belligerence poses a serious threat to regional stability and condemned frequent ceasefire violations by the Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC).

Sci-tech Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom delayed until 2018
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It is with great sadness that I report that I have delayed yet another game: Ni no Kuni II is now coming out in January . The time will also allow them to "provide a deep and satisfying single player experience that our fans can look forward to enjoying".

Sci-tech Jaguar enters small SUV segment with 2018 E-Pace
Author: 0 Jaguar enters small SUV segment with 2018 E-Pace

Trademark Jaguar driving dynamics and design put the brand's sports vehicle DNA in a practical design packed with advanced technologies to keep you connected. While the larger F-Pace has a slightly more upright appearance, the sportier E-Pace has a sleeker roofline that can be characterized as nearly a fastback.

Sci-tech Facebook launches Messenger Lite in India
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The stand-alone version of Facebook's Messenger , the Messenger Lite , finally hit the Indian markets today, months after it was released globally. We have given it a try and would want to encourage Facebook users, who for some reason couldn't take advantage of the Messenger app on their device until now if you are looking for a light-weight, fast texting option for Facebook, Messenger Lite is just for you.

Sci-tech Asus bets big on augmented reality,unveils Zenfone AR in India
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After launching the Zenfone 4 Max in Russia, Taiwanese smartphone maker Asus on Thursday officially launched its first 8GB RAM-powered smartphone, called the " Asus Zenfone AR " in the Indian tech market. This phone has Hybrid dual SIM (micro+nano/microSD) support. There is an 8-megapixel shooter up front for selfies and video chats. Earlier in the month, Asus started teasing the launch of the Zenfone AR with the DayToDream hashtag along with a GIF hinting at the AR, VR ...

Sci-tech HP Inc. reclaims lead from Lenovo in worldwide PC market
Author: 0 HP Inc. reclaims lead from Lenovo in worldwide PC market

According to Gartner, higher PC prices due to a shortage of various components had a negative impact on this second quarter decline. HP saw its market share zip up 6.5% over the same period, marking five straight quarters of such growth. "Many consumers are willing to pospone their purchases until the price pressure eases", she said. Gartner's figures for second quarter shipments are all preliminary and subject to revision after the PC makers publicly release their actual numbers.

Sci-tech NASA reveals stunning images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot
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The Great Red Spot puts storms on our planet to shame. On July 5 at 3.30am United Kingdom time, Juno logged exactly one year in Jupiter orbit, having travelled a total of 71 million miles (114.5 million km) around the gas giant. Juno's images are part of the mission's outreach to the public, inviting "citizen scientists" to download the pictures for tweaking and enhancing. "I have been following the Juno mission since it launched", Major said.

Sci-tech Ousted Uber CEO Kalanick Said to Have Been Involved in Yandex Deal
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Last month, the two companies completed more than 35 million rides in Russian Federation, combined; with the new deal, customers can participate in a kind of "roaming" program, wherein Yandex customers can use their app in Uber-dominated countries to hail Uber vehicles, and vice versa.

Sci-tech Sasikala Gets a Special Kitchen in Jail
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He also asks if three weeks into her post is good enough time for her to unearth so many irregularities and damn everyone in the prison security system. "If she had some doubts, she should have first come to me and talked about it". The statement of top Karnataka jailer came after a report alleged that Sasikala bribed Satyanarayana Rao and city central jail officials for undue favours at the Parappana Agrahara prison in Bengaluru .

Sci-tech LG hints at 18:9 screen for V30 on August 31 invite
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Today, LG confirmed that it would be launching its next flagship phone, the LG V30 at an event during the IFA 2017 conference in Berlin on August 31. The fingerprint sensor has been tipped to be located at the back while the bottom part of the smartphone has been said to come with a speaker grille and a USB Type-C port.

Sci-tech Astronomers discover tiny, planet-sized star
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An global team of astronomers has discovered the smallest known star (not counting the compact, is actually the dead bodies). If the star were much smaller (about 83 Jupiter masses), there wouldn't be enough pressure in its center for the process to occur, and it would instead have formed as a brown dwarf , rather than a true star.