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Mercedes not counting chickens after Spanish win

Mercedes not counting chickens after Spanish win

Hamilton and the rest of Mercedes-AMG made their mark as early as qualifying. Valtteri Bottas was second, securing Mercedes' first one-two of the season. Sign up to The Recap, our weekly email of editors' picks. Wolff, however, said: "Why our vehicle doesn't like to be quick around the corners in Monaco, we haven't found out yet - but we know what went wrong previous year. Read More

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Damaged Picasso Painting Worth $70M Pulled From Auction

Damaged Picasso Painting Worth $70M Pulled From Auction

An interesting aspect to this incident is the fact that this is the second time one of the owner's - casino magnate Steve Wynn - highly-valued Picasso paintings had been damaged . It comes a decade after Wynn accidentally put his elbow through another Picasso, " Le Reve ", while showing it in his Las Vegas workplace. A third piece of art owned by Wynn, Andy Warhol's 1963 "Double Elvis (Ferus Type)", will be offered as planned May 17, Christie's said. Read More

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Facebook Suspends 200 Apps To Investigate Data Misuse

Facebook Suspends 200 Apps To Investigate Data Misuse

Facebook also declined to comment on what marks these apps as suspicious, but did say it would notify people if their data had been misused after the review process is complete. The app collected data such as user location, friends, and interests. The social media company has claimed that "thousands" of apps have undergone its scanner. Read More

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GOTHAM's Renewed For Shortened Final Season

GOTHAM's Renewed For Shortened Final Season

News of Gotham getting 13 more episodes to wrap up the series (and bump its episode count to 100 for the requisite syndication sales) was surprising, especially after Lucifer was cancelled after three seasons. Executive producer Danny Cannon told ComicBook.com that the season four finale, which follows the story of "No Man's Land", will restructure the direction of the series' final episodes. Read More

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Nasa prepares drone for 2020 Mars rover mission

Nasa prepares drone for 2020 Mars rover mission

A team of expert designers spent more than four years shrinking a working helicopter to just 1.8kg (4lbs) or roughly the size of a softball. That high blade rotation is important to get the helicopter airborne because of the low atmospheric density on Mars - when the drone's on the ground, it'll already be at an Earth-equivalent altitude of 100,000 feet. Read More

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Google: AI calling voice will identify itself to humans

Google: AI calling voice will identify itself to humans

Sounds weirdly impersonal for the person on the other end of the line. More than just ethical consideration of not knowing that you're speaking to a bot, there's also the element of privacy. As impressive as it was to see this, the demo soon raised a debate on whether the human-like AI should identify itself to humans. "We understand and value the discussion around Google Duplex - as we've said from the beginning , transparency in the technology is important", a Google spokeswoman ... Read More

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SpaceX Successfully Launches Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket

The Falcon 9 Block 5 launched the Bangladesh Communications Satellite Co.'s first orbital satellite, dubbed Bangabandhu-1, into orbit. They will have roughly the same two-hour-plus launch window running from 4:14 p.m.to 6:21 p.m. Since then, the U.S. government has been forced to rely on Russian Federation to get astronauts to and from the International Space Station. The company says the Block 5 variant can be re-flown as many as 10 times and can be easily refurbished between launches, ... Read More

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READ: The Supreme Court decision ousting Chief Justice Sereno

READ: The Supreme Court decision ousting Chief Justice Sereno

Complainants Eligio Mallari and Dante Jimenez of the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) filed the first the impeachment complaint against of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno at the House of Representatives. TRT World spoke Ana Santos in Manila. "After having a lapdog Congress and a seriously wounded Senate, we now have a puppet Supreme Court ". The Philippines has on paper an independent judiciary which is meant to be a check and balance on executive power. Read More

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Hawaii volcano could shoot 10-ton 'ballistic rocks'

Hawaii volcano could shoot 10-ton 'ballistic rocks'

An explosive eruption could close down airline traffic and endanger lives in all direction. The national park around the volcano announced that it would close because of the risks. Scientists say the explosive eruption could occur even as the volcano continues to splatter and ooze lava out of its eastern flank into a residential area. Read More

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IMI (LON:IMI) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank

The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy" on Monday, February 1. JP Morgan maintained the shares of LMI in report on Thursday, March 16 with "Neutral" rating. Investors sentiment increased to 0.83 in 2017 Q4. Schwab Charles Investment Mgmt holds 0.01% or 320,454 shares in its portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 48,001 shares. Read More

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Free Fortnite Skins Available Courtesy Of Amazon And Twitch

Free Fortnite Skins Available Courtesy Of Amazon And Twitch

Several streamers received early access to the Twitch Prime pack so here's a look at the skins in-game. Much like the first Twitch Prime Pack , this one also comes with a few skins you can only find within. Twitch Prime is a premium experience on Twitch that is included with Amazon Prime. Starting May 9, Twitch Prime subscribers will be able to grab all new exclusive Fortnite loot for free. Read More

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Fitbit Adds Female Health Tracking And Quick Replies

Fitbit Adds Female Health Tracking And Quick Replies

Those interested in using Fitbit Pay, however, will have to shell out a bit more for the Fitbit Versa Special Edition, which retails for $230 and is now available for pre-order. Over time, the accumulated data helps create a more personalized approach to staying active, getting more sleep, or keeping organized. It's probably not too late, though, and besides, both female health tracking capabilities and quick replies are coming to the affordable Versa, as well as the costlier Fitbit ... Read More

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Instagram to Soon Allow Direct Shopping and Payments Inside the App

Instagram to Soon Allow Direct Shopping and Payments Inside the App

The feature is not yet now available on Android, and we can expect it to roll-out soon. Previously whenever an Instagram video link or a Facebook video link was shared on WhatsApp , it used to open in the respective applications. It seems that Facebook is turning WhatsApp from a safe messaging app to just a general messaging app while taking away the security measures that its founders were so adamant on. Read More

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Poll suggests Facebook's US loyalty intact

Poll suggests Facebook's US loyalty intact

Half of those polled decided not to change the way the used the social media site. The remaining quarter said that they were using it less recently, had stopped using it or deleted their account. The results of the Reuters/Ipsos survey are a stark contrast to a recent survey done by the Ponemon Institute, a USA -based think tank, when it comes to Facebook and privacy. Read More

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The NHS breast cancer screening scandal: who has been affected?

The NHS breast cancer screening scandal: who has been affected?

The helpline for those who think they may be affected is 0800 169 2692. It is not as simple as finding someone who was not sent a screening letter and subsequently died from the disease. Because of a glitch in the algorithm, many women around the age of 70 did not get an invitation for their final screening. This is important: some of the women affected will be nearly 80 years old and, depending on their general health, there is a risk they could undergo treatment for lesions that would be ... Read More

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Vodafone 4G Prepaid Plan of Rs

Vodafone 4G Prepaid Plan of Rs

With the new plan, customers will now get an additional 500MB of data per day. The submission by Vodafone was made before Justice Rajiv Shakdher during the hearing of the company's plea challenging telecom regulator TRAI's recommendation to the Centre to impose Rs 1,050 crore penalty on it for not giving interconnectivity to Jio . Read More

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Google Developing Social Gaming Startup Called 'Arcade'

Google Developing Social Gaming Startup Called 'Arcade'

It is not designed to be connected to any existing social network and apparently users will simply need to create an account with their phone numbers. "It's a very early experiment so there aren't many details to share right now", the spokesperson added . Sayman, who joined Google back in August, was originally a product manager for the Google Assistant team. Read More

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