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Science TRAPPIST-1 worlds likely terrestrial and water-rich
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All the four studies were guided by Dr. Amaury Triaud, an astronomer at the University of Birmingham . The planets' densities, now known considerably more absolutely than previously, recommend that some of them could have up to 5 percent of their mass as water - around 250 times more than Earth's seas.

Science Huawei Mate 10 Pro Preorders Open Up With Pre-Launch Discounts
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Users can get it from the retailer they choose to purchase the phone . It should also be available in Microsoft stores. On Monday, the company made the smartphone available for pre-order on Amazon , Best Buy , Newegg and B&H. It still has a 6-inch Full HD+ OLED display , a Kirin 970 processor paired with 6GB of RAM , 128GB of non-expandable storage , a generous 4,000mAh battery , and EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box.

Science Mysterious Honor Phone with 18:9 screen, quad cameras spotted
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The only thing we know about the Honor 7C is that it is reportedly a "watered down" version of the 7X. The handset has already launched in other countries, but we now have the full details for the United Kingdom version, which packs a 5.65-inch full HD display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, Kirin 659 chipset, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage (plus microSD slot), Android 8 Oreo and a 3000mAh battery.

Science Former Google, Facebook Execs Rebel Against Companies They Helped To Create
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The Center of Humane Technology aims at diverting people away from tech that polarizes our attention and erodes our minds by steering society towards using safe technology that protects the minds. Robots are the next step in using technology to explore sexuality. Psychology experts say the worst-case scenarios of tech overuse include heightened risks for depression , anxiety, and thoughts or attempts of suicide.

Science Metal Gear Solid V's Nuclear Disarmament Ending Was Triggered Prematurely
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A service-side tracker looked at each platform individually, and despite players arranging for a mass deactivation of nukes at one point, they never managed to trigger it. It's unclear why the cutscene triggered or if any hackers are responsible. Konami says that the actual nuke count hasn't reached zero on PC servers, which is why they're looking into what happened.

Science Spider-like Creature With a Scorpion's Tail Found Trapped in Amber
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The new species, christened Chimerarachne yingi - or "chimaera spider" - has fangs, male pedipalps used to transfer sperm, four sets of legs, and spinnerets just like spiders. Although this fossil is ancient, Selden believes that because the spider is so small and exists so remotely, it could actually still be around today.

Science WE ARE NOT ALONE | Planets beyond Milky Way spotted
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Dai and Guerras studied data gathered by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory , specifically the light of a faint quasar bent and magnified by a supermassive black hole . Microlensing is the magnifying effect caused by the gravitational influence of intermediary objects. The team was able to reveal these planets - located billions of light-years away from Earth - thanks to a technique called gravitational microlensing .

Science Xiaomi Amazfit BIP smartwatch goes on sale outside China
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Being a Smartwatch, the new Amazfit Bip offers nearly all kinds of features which makes this watch an ideal smartwatch for everyone. The new Amazfit Bip weighs only 32g which makes it flawless to wear while sleeping, working or travelling.

Science Google activating Pixel Visual Core for third-party apps
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This is because the search giant has activated Pixel Visual Core , a custom-made image processing tech in the handset for third-party apps. You can check out a before and after above. The early-February update to enable the Pixel Visual Core will be rolling out over the coming days. This means that once the Pixel Visual Core is active, HDR+ will be directly accessible through social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram .

Science Budget Sony Xperia L2 Now Available In India For $310
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Specs-wise, the Xperia L2 features a 5.5-inch HD display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution and Corning Gorilla glass to avoid scratches. It offers 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage. In case this seems a bit pricey and you're preferably looking for a near-bezel less display, Honor 9 Lite will fill that spot. It now runs on Android 8 .0 Oreo operating system and is backed up by a 2,700 mAh battery.

Science Rumour: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is this year's CoD game
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Marcus Sellars , who has leaked other video games related information before official announcements, recently revealed that this year's entry in the Call of Duty series will be Call of Duty Black Ops 4. Activision now rotates the development team around the Call of Duty franchise, and with Sledgehammer Games working on the last instalment it's time for Treyarch to step back in line.

Author: 0 Falcon Heavy rocket has launch window for Tuesday liftoff

The Falcon Heavy is a huge rocket, and will be the biggest ever launched into space by a "factor of two", SpaceX claims. The middle booster will carry Elon Musk's own Red Tesla Roadster . Falcon Heavy missions will deliver large payloads to orbit inside a composite fairing, but the rocket can also carry the Dragon spacecraft. Three cores make up the first stage of Falcon Heavy .

Science Leaked Nokia 7 Plus marketing material reveals design and specs
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The Nokia 7 plus will also feature a dual-tone design thanks to a few gilded bits and pieces like the fingerprint scanner ring, the dual-camera casing and the Nokia logo on the back. The front will be a 16MP camera with a Tetracell sensor and all the cameras will be using Carl Zeiss lenses. It is not clear yet that when the HMD will bring out the plans to introduce this Nokia 7 Plus to people.

Science Graham's strip-sack of Brady hands Super Bowl to Eagles
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Well, not only is Foles now a Super Bowl MVP, he also got to see his counterpart lob up a pointlessly large stat line, as Tom Brady racked 505 yards, three touchdowns, and no interceptions - statistically, the gaudiest passing game in Super Bowl history - only to lose a shootout that came down to a Hail Mary.

Science Apple raises iPhone prices by up to 3.6% post custom duty hike
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The 32GB iPhone 7 has gone from Rs 50810 to Rs 52370, while its Plus counterpart just got bumped up from Rs 61060 to Rs 62840. As iPhone SE is being manufactured in India, the price remains same for all its variants. The price of iPhone 6 (32GB) has been increased 3.6 per cent (Rs 1,120) and will now cost Rs 31,900. "The increase in customs duty for perfumes, toiletries, sunglasses, and footwear by nearly 10 per cent will have a significant impact on prices, directly driving inflation and ...

Science Another bombshell: Don't vote for Buhari in 2019 - Babangida
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Not only is the said statement untrue, it is in its entirety, an inaccurate representation of my view of the state of our dear Nation. Reports have emerged that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered for the arrest of Prince Kassim Afegbua, the media aide to former president and military dictator, Ibrahim Babangida, for the statement he issued on behalf of his principal.

Science Well known Mover to Watch- Amazon.com, Inc
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To cut down amount of noise on price chart, shares of firm has 20 days moving average price of 11.59% from last close price of 1437.82 and act as support or resistance of price limit. The rating was reinitiated by Piper Jaffray with "Overweight" on Tuesday, January 3. On the other side, investors are watching the first support level of $1,363.47.

Science Xiaomi Expected to Launch the Redmi 5 in India on February 14th
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In terms of specifications, the upcoming Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 will feature a 5.99-inch FHD+ (2160×1080, 18:9) display, Snapdragon 636 processor, 3GB/4GB RAM coupled with 32GB and 64GB expandable internal storage capacities. Both the variants are expected to support storage expansion via microSD card. The new custom ROM doesn't upgrade the current Android version on the Redmi 1S as it is based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat.

Science #INDvsSA: Five talking points from India's victory in 2nd ODI
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Over the past 25 years that India have toured South Africa , no bowler has been able to take a five-wicket haul against the hosts in One-day Internationals, let alone a spinner who is wet behind the ears in worldwide cricket . Seven months after the stupendous show in the World Cup, Indian women's cricket team is ready to shake off its rustiness against South Africa in a three-match series, which will also be a first round fixture of the ICC Women's Championship.