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Subsequently, when Earth crosses that path during the same period, most of these pieces burn up in atmosphere offering a stunning show of shooting stars. The meteor shower will be visible to the naked eye. The comet makes its way around the sun every 33.3 years, leaving a trail of dust rubble in its wake.
  • Watch Series 3 Helps Apple Inc. Reclaim Its Wearables Crown

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    In contrast, market researchers like IDC do not include wireless headphones in the wearables category unless they include other additional features, such as health/fitness tracking, integrated artificial intelligence (AI) that isn't just coming through a paired smartphone, augmented audio, or real-time translation.
  • GameStop PowerPass unlimited games rental service has been delayed

    GameStop PowerPass unlimited games rental service has been delayed

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    If you already signed up for PowerPass , you can bring back your game and get your $60 refunded. They've been told to store the material in their backrooms until further notice. In a likely attempt to stem the tide of game downloads, GameStop has devoted more and more floor space in each store to physical geek culture goods like Funko Pop figurines and T-shirts.
  • Mobile Launches Revvl Plus Budget Smartphone Priced At $199

    Mobile Launches Revvl Plus Budget Smartphone Priced At $199

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    It will go on sale beginning November 17 in stores nationwide and online in a special edition black and magenta color scheme. The new smartphone boasts a similar design to the original REVVL, but with a few important differences. Like the first Revvl, the Plus has a fingerprint sensor and runs Android Nougat. The 32 GB of native storage will likely be eaten up by the operating system and other little bits, so the micro SD card slot that can provide up to an extra 128 GB of memory is a ...
  • Honor 7X to be sold by Amazon in India; registrations open

    Honor 7X to be sold by Amazon in India; registrations open

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    However, the terms and conditions page of its prior registration campaign suggests that the new Honor smartphone will go on sale sometime in the last week of December, following the closure of the registration window. For selfies, it houses an 8MP front camera with flash. Besides bezel-less display, this phone is powered by Huawei's own Kirin 659 octa-core processor (4 xA53 at 2.36GHz + 4 x A53 at 1.7GHz) with MaliT830-MP2 GPU and mated with 3GB/4GB RAM.
  • Google Doodle marks 131st anniversary of the hole puncher

    Google Doodle marks 131st anniversary of the hole puncher

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    But Google seems to have credited Soennecken with the invention. Soennecken's other innovations such as the calligraphy pen nib, ring binder, and round writing style were all linked to publishing. The animation shows a sheet of paper doing a little jig after being punched. The reach of the doodle is across Europe, North America, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand and India.
  • 'Time is running out': 15000 researchers issue doomsday warning

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    Global change is affecting the Earth, and wildfires are a effect. "Since 1992, with the exception of stabilizing the stratospheric ozone layer, humanity has failed to make sufficient progress in generally solving these foreseen environmental challenges, and alarmingly, majority are getting far worse", the scientists write in response to the data they have examined.
  • Safaricom acquisition boosts Vodacom

    Safaricom acquisition boosts Vodacom

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    Revenue growth was up 7.7% to R33.9bn. The sale of smartphones grew by 18.3%, comprising 59.5% of total device sales in the South African operation. This is an increase from just two countries in 2015 (Kenya & Tanzania). "Additional spectrum will allow us to invest more efficiently and accelerate our rural coverage programme". The group added 4.3 million customers during the first half, 2.9 million in South Africa and 1.4 million in its global operations, to reach just over 71 million ...
  • Google Home speakers now double as house intercoms

    Google Home speakers now double as house intercoms

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    Broadcast sends your voice to all other Assistant-enabled speakers in your home. Let us know if you're going to try this, or stick to text messaging your family for announcements (what a sad but convenient time we live in!). For instance, "Ok Google, broadcast it's dinner time" will play a virtual dinner bell through your network of speakers, including the one used to send that message.
  • Sierra Nevada Corp tests Dream Chaser spacecraft

    Sierra Nevada Corp tests Dream Chaser spacecraft

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    Sierra Nevada conducted a successful glide and landing test flight with its Dream Chaser spaceplane on Saturday, November 11. Earlier this year, officials at the Armstrong center, where Dream Chaser is being tested, said the space plane would to be dropped from an altitude of 12,500 feet (3,810 meters) by a Columbia 234-UT helicopter for this test.
  • Sledgehammer apologises for Call of Duty: WWII server struggles

    Sledgehammer apologises for Call of Duty: WWII server struggles

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    This solved numerous problems, although introduced the complications typically associated with P2P. Unfortunately this dedicated server problem isn't the only thing that's impacting the experience for Call of Duty WW2 players. There's not yet an ETA on that fix. In an effort to address these issues head-on, developer Sledgehammer Games recently issued a statement explaining what its doing to rectify problems, saying its "working around the clock".
  • Call Of Duty: WWII Xbox One X VS PS4 Pro Graphics Comparison

    Call Of Duty: WWII Xbox One X VS PS4 Pro Graphics Comparison

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    This puts the device's first week sales in line with the Nintendo Switch and ahead of Sony's PlayStation 4 (PS4) Pro. It should be noted that the Xbox One X sales are higher than the PS4 Pro that only sold 50,000 units in the first 5 days and it took the PS4 Pro 4 weeks to get to 80,000 units.
  • SoftBank to buy chunk of Uber

    SoftBank to buy chunk of Uber

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    Uber's statement said it reached an agreement with a consortium led by SoftBank and Dragoneer Investment Group. The transaction will be conducted through a tender-offer process and may take at least one month to be completed. As part of the deal, Uber's board agreed to sweeping governance changes, including measures that reduce the influence that Travis Kalanick, Uber's former chief executive, has at the company.
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 gets a permanent price cut of Rs. 1000

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    The Redmi Y1 is available at a budget price tag of Rs 6,999. For the uninitiated, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 features a metal unibody design with a fingerprint sensor, which is located at its rear. The camera department on the Redmi Note 4 includes a 13-megapixel primary camera with f/2.0 aperture and PDAF, as well as a front 5-megapixel snapper with an intelligent beautification mode.
  • Facebook 'Local' to bring together restaurants, bars for users

    Facebook 'Local' to bring together restaurants, bars for users

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    However, the information is still available within Facebook itself - the "Nearby" tab is being rebranded as "Local". In addition, if the social media giant can demonstrate that it is the go-to-place to find out what is going on locally, then it could attract more ad money from event promoters.
  • Prehistoric Shark was Captured near the Coast of Portugal

    Prehistoric Shark was Captured near the Coast of Portugal

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    The prehistoric shark , called the frilled shark , is one of the oldest - nearly present since 80 million years - and reportedly the creepiest one still thriving under the ocean waters. Termed as the pre-historic shark , the creature dates back to 80 million years making it the oldest species on the planet. This is mostly due to the fact that it lives at depths that are rarely ventured to by humans.