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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Releases First Surface Laptop to Defeat Rivals

During the #MicrosoftEDU event, May 2, 2017, the Redmond-based tech giant revealed its first PC running Windows 10 S, a scaled-back version of its operating system aimed primarily at students. Note that Windows 10 S can be upgraded at any time to Windows 10 Pro via the Windows Store, at what Microsoft promises will be an affordable price. Read More »

This is when the OnePlus 5 might launch!

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Last year, the OnePlus 3 was unveiled in June, which is just weeks away from today. In a confusing turn of events, the OnePlus 3T which was earlier thought to be discontinued is now confirmed to be merely out of stock. Meanwhile, the 64 GB OnePlus 3T can still be picked up in gunmetal and soft gold color variants. Further reports that the company was preparing for the launch of the OnePlus 5 escalated the news. Read More »

Member of US Navy missing in Yosemite National Park

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Alexander Joseph Sevier of Virginia was staying at Housekeeping Camp in Yosemite Valley, and his whereabouts have been unknown since the morning of May 3. He has black hair, brown eyes and may have been wearing Aéropostale, Abercrombie or Hollister brand clothing. Rescue crews with search dogs and a helicopter overhead were combing the trails of Yosemite National Park on Monday for an experienced hiker and U.S. Read More »

David Spade in feud with 'cash me outside' girl Danielle Bregoli

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EARLIER THIS YEAR, a mouthy 13-year-old named Danielle Bregoli achieved worldwide fame after a clip of her appearance on Dr. Phil went viral. Recognizing the internet star, the actor asked her for a selfie. "Unfortunately she stopped being famous 5 minutes before this was taken". But it was Danielle who got the final word as she reposted the photo on her own Instagram account. Read More »

Amazon unveils free calling and messaging with Alexa Calling

The feature is already official and sports a Coming Soon ticker on its product page however, we now know that it will be coming online as early as today itself. All Echo devices will also get a new function called " Drop In", where users can select, if they so choose, certain people who can ring or video call them unannounced. Read More »

OnePlus 5 prototype leaked in design sketches

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The confirmation from these images is only valid if these images are genuine and are indeed of the OnePlus 5. This would now allow us to know the possible design of OnePlus 5 . We're nearly certain about OnePlus skipping OnePlus 4 to launch the OnePlus 5 . The OnePlus 5's release date remains unknown, though the teaser that has emerged from the official Chinese Weibo account appears to indicate that the debut of the upcoming device might be held sooner than expected. Read More »

Australian senator makes history by breastfeeding in Parliament

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The Greens Queensland Senator and co-deputy leader was seen cradling her adorable newborn daughter Alia Joy after breastfeeding the baby girl in the Senate Chamber. The milestone moment comes after Waters introduced changes to parliament in 2016. "We need more #women parents in Parli", Waters wrote on Twitter. There have been numerous examples of serving politicians bringing their children into the chamber, including Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young, who was forced to remove her then ... Read More »

The "REVVL T1" could be T-Mobile's upcoming mid-range phone

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According to an industry source familiar with the matter, the Magenta carrier is gearing up to unveil not one but three smartphones under the REVVL series - the REVVL T1 , REVVL T2 and REVVL T3 PRO . The REVVL T1 is reportedly manufactured by TCL, the same company behind the BlackBerry KEYone. The REVVL T1 shown in today's leak isn't going to compete with new flagships like the Samsung Galaxy S8 or LG G6 in terms of design, but it looks like a nice enough slab of a smartphone. Read More »

Wormable Windows Zero Day Reported to Microsoft

While initially the two Google experts didn't reveal what Windows feature the bug was found in, the veil of mystery lifted yesterday when both Microsoft and the two experts shared more details about the issue. The versions of Windows affected by this bug are Windows 7, 8.1, RT, and Windows 10. This is as surprising as it sounds. "Any machine with this unpatched flaw can be compromised using a specially crafted file that, once scanned by the Microsoft malware protection engine, allows an ... Read More »

South Koreans Electing New President

Moon was estimated to have garnered 41.4 percent of all votes, according to the exit poll conducted by three major local broadcasters - MBC, KBS and SBS. Moon, who lost the 2012 election to Park by a million votes, frequently appeared at anti-Park rallies and the corruption scandal boosted his push to re-establish liberal rule. Read More »

Ivanka Trump Meeting With Top US Officials to Discuss Paris Climate Treaty

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Even if Trump does opt to leave, stipulations in the deal mean the U.S. would likely have to remain until the end of 2020 - when the next United States presidential election is scheduled to occur. Trump, who wants to boost the USA coal industry, is expected to announce in the coming days whether he will scrap an accord for which his predecessor campaigned. Read More »

Macron win 'a victory for European cooperation': Swedish PM Löfven

In the end, the French election wasn't even close as Emmanuel Macron became France's youngest-ever president with a crushing 31-point victory over insurgent (and Donald Trump-endorsed) right-wing candidate Marine Le Pen. Le Pen, 48, had portrayed the ballot as a contest between Macron and the "globalists" - in favour of open trade, immigration and shared sovereignty - and her "patriotic" vision of strong borders and national identities. Read More »

Microsoft ending support for original version of Windows 10

Well-known security researcher Tavis Ormandy broke the news of the bug by tweeting: "I think @ natashenka and I just discovered the worst Windows remote code exec in recent memory". The company did not receive any reports of the weakness being used to attack users before the security advisory was issued. The exploit involved MsMpEngine, a core process of Windows Defender , which contains a component called NScript that analyzes JavaScript activity. Read More »

EPA shelves website for teaching climate change

Environment groups fear the accord will be undermined if the USA - the world's largest economy and second-largest carbon polluter - cans the deal. US President Donald Trump's threats to pull America out of the climate-rescue Paris Agreement is expected to cast a long shadow over United Nations talks starting Monday to work on the nuts and bolts of the deal. Read More »

Google researchers find 'crazy, bad' Windows remote flaw

His tweets also came with some complimentary fire emojis, just in case readers weren't anxious enough. These efforts are part of Google's Project Zero initiative through which it informs other companies about the vulnerability present in their software products, allowing them 90 days to fix the issue, before details are publicly disclosed . Read More »

Chris Kunitz playing his way back to second line for Game 6

A spark ignited, and he came flying into the zone with a head full of steam and stayed with the puck, ripping it past Marc-Andre Fleury for his fifth goal of the playoffs. "I've [seen] so many times when you go down a couple of goals, and you have so many emotions before the period [starts]". Washington blew a 2-0 lead in the final two minutes of regulation but found a way to win on Kevin Shattenkirk's OT goal. Read More »

United States in on climate talks as deal pullout floated

Under the Paris deal, negotiated by world leaders in November 2015, nations agreed to nonbinding pledges to cap or reduce greenhouse gases emissions and limit global warming to a maximum of 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels. Read More »

Comey 'Mildly Nauseous' to Think Clinton Decision May Have Impacted Election

Comey said that to " conceal " it from Congress would have been a "catastrophic" choice given that the FBI had previously closed its investigation into Clinton's emails several months before. "It makes me mildly nauseous to think we might have had an impact on the election". Mr Comey tried to convince senators he made the right choice. Read More »

Michael Oher booked in Nashville for fight with Uber driver

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They've also worked this season to give themselves plenty of cover in case Oher doesn't return. An Uber driver claimed that on April 14 the two got into an argument during a ride to downtown Nashville. The Tennessean reported the Uber driver was taking Oher and four friends to a restaurant in Nashville, when Oher thought the driver was asking for a higher fare than expected. Read More »

Macron to defend climate deal to Trump

A White House spokeswoman confirmed that the meeting is being rescheduled. His top officials have appeared divided about what to do about the deal, under which the us pledged to significantly reduce planet-warming carbon emissions in the coming decade. Read More »

Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Healthcare Trust Of America Inc (HTA) to "Hold"

Monashee Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in Healthcare Trust Of America during the third quarter valued at about $2,283,000. The stock's market capitalization is 316.64M. The legal version of this news story can be read at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/05/07/spirit-of-america-management-corp-ny-continues-to-hold-position-in-healthcare-realty-trust-inc-hr-updated-updated.html. Read More »

USA to send small team for Bonn Climate talks

Though Mr Trump's inclination has been to leave the agreement, he has allowed his daughter, White House adviser Ivanka Trump, to set up an extensive review process, a senior administration official said. Mr Pruitt is a chief proponent of leaving the deal and has questioned the science which says humans are contributing to global warming. Her meetings with EPA administrator Scott Pruitt and Sen. Read More »