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  • Perseid meteor shower treat possible for Singapore stargazers this weekend

    Perseid meteor shower treat possible for Singapore stargazers this weekend

    This year's Perseid Meteor Shower has fallen victim to a false story or rumor that claimed this year's shower would be "the brightest in human history". If sky watchers really want to see a great display, they should watch the Leonid meteor shower instead since Leonids can easily light up the sky with numbers 10 times greater than that of Perseids .

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  • Perseid meteor shower expected to peak this weekend

    Perseid meteor shower expected to peak this weekend

    The people of Ukraine and all countries of the Northern hemisphere can observe the Perseid meteor shower during the period from 17 July to 24 August. During the Perstoid meteor shower you can expect to see between fifty to a hundred meteors an hour in places where the sky is very dark.

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  • Australian teen recovering from thousands of 'sea lice' bites

    Australian teen recovering from thousands of 'sea lice' bites

    The teenager had been standing in the water after playing soccer. To see what was in the water, Kanizay's father went back to the water and dropped in raw meat and captured the creatures in a vial. "My first instinct was that I must have stepped on a rock", he said. Dr Thomson said isopods also eat mainly dead fish and marine worms, as well as living fish.

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  • Destiny 2 blocks some popular game capture programs and Discord overlays

    Destiny 2 blocks some popular game capture programs and Discord overlays

    In regards to gameplay capture software, methods such as Elgato , AVerMedia , and dedicated streaming PCs will be supported in full screen mode, in addition to NVIDIA Shadowplay and AMD ReLive . Notification features may still be provided through the third-party application. This is explicitly because Bungie doesn't want third-party interference in the games.

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  • Samsung gears up to launch the Galaxy Note 8

    Samsung gears up to launch the Galaxy Note 8

    T-Mobile has released a new firmware update for its variant of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. First obtained by popular, and often accurate, leakster Slashleaks , the photos show the dual rear camera design. Looking at the specifications of the Galaxy Note 8, it might give a tough fight to Apple's iPhone 8 expected to be launched a month later. The Galaxy Note 8 will also carry 12-megapixel dual cameras and a standard 6 GB of random-access memory (RAM).

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  • Authorities Take Down Hansa Dark Web Market, Confirm AlphaBay Takedown

    Authorities Take Down Hansa Dark Web Market, Confirm AlphaBay Takedown

    Dutch National Police - aided by Europol and other European agencies - are said to have taken control of Hansa on June 20th, and monitored activities until it was shut down today. Both Sessions and U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein ducked those questions, instead focusing on the bust. Now Dream Market will no doubt take more refugees from Hansa, to become the dark web's reigning bazaar of the moment.

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  • Manu Ginobili to return to San Antonio Spurs for 16th season

    Manu Ginobili to return to San Antonio Spurs for 16th season

    Ginobili is one of the most decorated global players in basketball history, a three-time NBA All-Star, an Olympic gold medalist and a Euroleague MVP. Ginobili has averaged 13.6 points, 3.6 rebounds, 3.7 assists, 1.4 steals and 25.8 minutes during a career that has spanned 992 games. Ginobili contributed 17 points in Game 1.

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  • House rejects proposed denial of sex reassignment surgery to transgender troops

    House rejects proposed denial of sex reassignment surgery to transgender troops

    Transgender people were supposed to be allowed to enlist on July 1 this year, but the day before the deadline Defense Secretary Jim Mattis deferred the decision for another 6 months. Transgender service members have risked their lives around the world, and the previous transgender military ban made them unable to be their authentic selves or seek the medical care they needed.

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  • Apple's Next iPhone: What Do We Know So Far?

    Apple's Next iPhone: What Do We Know So Far?

    About a year later, nobody is saying the iPhone 8 will represent a mild update over the 2016 models. Apple is planning to bundle it in the iPhone 8, and the hardware component supplied by Broadcom appears to be working fine. Hosseini says that "recent checks confirms [sic] the recent media reports regarding Apple facing integration challenges with the OLED version of [iPhone 8]", and notes that those challenges pertain specifically to the integration of the fingerprint scanner into ...

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  • Facebook Messenger to introduce ads worldwide in effort to boost revenue

    Facebook Messenger to introduce ads worldwide in effort to boost revenue

    After forcing Facebook users to switch to a separate Messenger app to continue chatting, the social network is about to start pushing adverts on those using the function. However, it could still be the year-end for the ads to appear for all users. But Facebook has at least mercifully refrained from inserting ads into your actual conversations - for the time being, that is.

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  • Microsoft cuts 3000 jobs to focus on the cloud

    Microsoft cuts 3000 jobs to focus on the cloud

    With rivals like Amazon and Google finding success with their respective cloud services, it's no surprise to hear that Microsoft wants to invest more in its Azure business. The company is now concentrating on selling recurring subscriptions for software accessible on multiple devices, a rapidly growing trend known as 'cloud computing '.

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  • Andromeda likely won't be getting any single player DLC

    Andromeda likely won't be getting any single player DLC

    All three Mass Effect games received single-player content after launch, with expansions like Mass Effect 2's Lair of the Shadow Broker and Mass Effect 3's Citadel earning praise for their stories and character development. According to a new rumor, Mass Effect Andromeda story DLC might not see the light of day. This is disappointing but not exactly surprising, considering the downsizing of BioWare Montreal.

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  • IOS 11 pulls the plug on iPhone 5 and 5C

    IOS 11 pulls the plug on iPhone 5 and 5C

    What's new in iOS 11 and how it compares to iOS 10. The new variant has a Files app, searchable handwritten notes and new productivity features using Apple Pencil . This means that, from this point, older Apple devices will not receive security or software updates. There is a new iMessage App Drawer so that it is easier to find the apps you want while you are in an iMessage conversation.

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  • NASA telescope finds 10 more Earth-sized, potentially habitable planets

    He compared the identification of these new planet classes to the discovery that mammals and lizards are separate branches on the tree of life. The planet candidates, announced this afternoon by the U.S. That happens during a so-called "transit" - when a planet passes in front of its star. "Understanding their frequency in the galaxy will help inform the design of future Nasa missions to directly image another Earth".

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  • Justices could consider fight over electoral maps

    Justices could consider fight over electoral maps

    On Monday, the Supreme Court announced it will hear an appeal regarding political gerrymandering , in what legal experts say could be the most consequential such case in decades. It's the first case to challenge how far lawmakers may go to gain partisan advantage in creating political district maps, known as gerrymandering .

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  • Trump appears to confirm he is under investigation

    Mr Mueller was appointed as special counsel to investigate Moscow's involvement in the presidential election a year ago and possible collusion by Trump campaign associates with the Russians , but there has been no indication that Mr Mueller told the president to fire Mr Comey .

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  • E3 2017: Metroid: Samus Returns Announced for 3DS

    Metroid Prime 4 is now being developed for Nintendo Switch and will be releasing 2018 or later. Really good. In fact, it is a "reimagining" of Metroid II: Return of Samus from the original 1991 Game Boy release. Not much else has been said about the game, but we will definitely hear more about the game in the next few days. Like numerous other announcements during their show, nearly no hard details were shared.

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  • Apple's new iPhones 'Do Not Disturb' drivers with notifications

    Apple's new iPhones 'Do Not Disturb' drivers with notifications

    While it is a feature most users will need only a few times, it is still very handy given that one will not need to check the router for the password each time they need to connect a new device . This so called "dark mode" has always been rumoured and could help to make looking the iPhone at night easier on the eye. This selection will prompt the smartphone's system to shut down the feature.

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  • Global growth headed for six-year high: OECD

    The global economy will grow 3.5 percent in 2017 before accelerating slightly to 3.6 percent in 2018. Mexico's economy faces "sizable" risks as the USA considers renegotiation of the NAFTA free-trade agreement and other protectionist policies, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said in a report.

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  • Chris Coleman not interested in Crystal Palace job

    Chris Coleman not interested in Crystal Palace job

    Wales manager Coleman was quickly linked with the Palace vacancy after Allardyce's shock resignation given his 190-game spell at the Premier League club between 1991 and 1995. Coleman has previously acknowledged that he would like to return to club football at some point in his career. Wales now sit four points behind Serbia and Republic of Ireland , meaning they will need a result from their trip to Belgrade to preserve their qualification hopes.

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  • Sea lion attacks girl-tourist

    Fujiwara said , prior to the incident happening, the young girl and her family were feeding the sea lion bread crumbs. Fujiwara says he goes once a week to the docks, sees sea lions often, but has never witnessed anything like what he was able to capture on video.

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  • Ford Owners: Get Android Auto, Apple CarPlay

    Ford Owners: Get Android Auto, Apple CarPlay

    In fact, over-the-air updates were one of the main reasons underlying Ford's acquisition of 400 mobile engineers from Blackberry earlier this year, Techcrunch reports. If an update is available, the system automatically downloads the update in the background over a period of time without any customer interaction. Unfortunately, getting Apple CarPlay support requires an upgrade to your vehicle's USB hub, which means you'll need to visit your dealership and likely pay a fee.

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