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Science Congress & TDP MPs heckle Arun Jaitley in Lok Sabha
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He said if the price details of the Rafale deal are disclosed, it would be like playing into the hands of the enemy who would know about the weaponry that has gone into the fighter aircraft. He posted screenshots of several "parliamentary replies" on the prices of several defence purchases made during the UPA government. Referring to Modi's speeches in Parliament, he told reporters that it was clear that the Prime Minister was not interested in answering "fundamental questions".

Science Pita Taufatofua, Tonga's Flag-Bearer, Is Still Shirtless And Shinier Than Ever
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I am from Tonga". But something made him change his mind, as he led the Tonga delegation wearing that same national outfit as he wore in Rio de Janeiro to slightly warmer temperatures. "Could I do a new sport, the hardest I could think of, in a year?" It's actually not the first time we've seen this guy. "Probably every week I'd lose half an elbow or graze my knee or land on my face".

Science Ghanaians mourn rising female artiste killed in gory road crash
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According to Mankranso police, Ebony and two military officers were on board a Jeep with registration AS 497-16 from Sunyani heading towards Kumasi when it collided head-on with a VIP bus heading towards Sunyani from Kumasi. Ebony, real name Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng, was signed to Rufftown Records and Midas touch Inc. Ebony has won many awards including the Artiste of the Year at the 2017 Bass Awards and Best Female Video and New Discovery at the 2017 4syte Music Video Awards.

Science 2 asteroids pass near Earth this week
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It was discovered by NASA-funded Catalina Sky Survey on February 4 along with a second asteroid that measured somewhere between 15 and 30 metres. It orbits the Sun every 610 days at a distance of approximately 1.41 AU (one AU is 93 million miles, or the distance between the Earth and the Sun).

Author: 0 New Qualcomm Snapdragon selected by Sony and Nokia

Now that Qualcomm has released press releases for the carriers and smartphone manufacturers that will be supporting and releasing 5G smartphones featuring Snapdragon X50 modem, it seems that the company is well on track of fulfilling the promise of making 5G phones available in 2019.

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8

The update is now rolling out to those users which have earlier enrolled themselves in beta program and users in Germany as well, with the version SM-G955XXU1CRAP. That's according to "industry researchers and analysts" speaking to Tekz24, and is apparently being done to simplify the naming scheme, so rather than ever growing numbers new handsets would be called, for example, the Samsung Galaxy X (2020).

Science Elon Musk's SpaceX Just Successfully Launched The Most Powerful Rocket on Earth
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When Falcon Heavy was first announced back in 2011, Musk said it could fly within the next couple of years. On board the rocket that's now headed deeper into space is Musk's personal Tesla roadster . SpaceX is set to launch the rocket into orbit on Tuesday, around 1:30 p.m.to 4:30 p.m. ET, Business Insider reports . Before lift-off, "I had this image of just a giant explosion on the pad , a wheel bouncing down the road, the Tesla logo landing somewhere", he said.

Science Facebook Tests 'Downvote' Button, But Denies That Means 'Dislike'
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However according to a report from The Daily Beast , Facebook is now testing a "downvote" button. The test is now only occurring for a very small amount of Android users and features exclusively on public page posts. Facebook's version is not being tested in groups, with public figures or in comments from friends, Facebook said. This could be a way for users to deal with troll-ish or abusive comments, where users can downvote such comments to prevent them from appearing.

Science Pokémon Go Getting Rayquaza Raids, Increased Dragon Spawns, and New Raid Rotation
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The next addition begins tomorrow and will bring a swarm of Dragon- and Flying-Type Pokemon into the game... This will also entice those that have stopped playing the game to get off their couch and start hunting once again. This is the shortest month of the year, but February has plenty to offer when it comes down to Pokemon Go . New creatures, from left to right: Rayquaza, Beldum, Chimecho, Pelipper, Bagon, Salamence, Tropius, Altaria, Swablu, Taillow and Swellow.

Science Tesla reports record $675.4mn loss in Q4
Author: 0 Tesla reports record $675.4mn loss in Q4

The company had recorded a loss of $121m for the same period previous year. The electric auto company continues to predict it will be able to produce 5,000 Model 3 vehicles a week by the end of the second quarter of this year. "It's just a matter of time", said Musk, who is also the CEO of SpaceX. Oppenheimer, one of Tesla's more optimistic research shops, says the company continues to "wade through the weeds" while production delays remain.

Science Tesla Earnings: Model 3 Production Is Ramping Up
Author: 0 Tesla Earnings: Model 3 Production Is Ramping Up

Tesla has not being able to make an annual profit since it has gone public in 2010. Production delays blamed on battery issues resulted in only 1,550 deliveries in the fourth quarter, far below the 4,100 vehicles expected by analysts - meaning revenue from the highly anticipated vehicle has yet to hit Tesla's bottom line.

Science New Snapchat update frustrates users
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The new version of Snapchat started reaching users around the turn of the year, but the company is now stepping up the rollout. If you have changed your mind, however, all you need to do is log back into Snapchat with your username and password during the 30 days and you are good to go again.

Science Most powerful rocket soars into space
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That final burn appears to have happened overnight, above California. It appears that Billionaire and Space X owner Elon Musk's latest experiment of sending a roadster auto into space has gone wrong. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk called the launch a "big relief" after he had previously claimed there was only a 50 percent chance of liftoff for the rocket.

Science The Future of Windows Could Be Passwordless
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Microsoft notes that the calibration tool is in its early stage, and that it is particularly interested in any feedback on the tool as it gets it ready for a broad release. Microsoft's forthcoming Teams client app will be a PWA , and ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley predicts that Microsoft will choose PWA over native apps for many other releases in future .

Science DONTNOD's Vampyr Will Release On 5th June
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Taking all of this into account, with Dontnod Entertainment and Focus Home Interactive having finally confirmed Vampyr's release date, it's safe to presume that hype will only increase for what is already one of the most highly anticipated horror games of 2018 .

Science China's Ehang Flying Passengers In Autonomous Air Taxi Tests
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The results showed that the vehicle can carry one passenger weighing less than 100 kg for about 25 minutes of flight at a speed of 100 km per hour. So far, more than 40 people have been involved in the manned flight tests of the 184, including the deputy mayor of Guangzhou, Wang Dong, and other government leaders, Ehang CEO Hu, technology research and development staff, partners, and potential customers.

Science UAE- Bought full-price iPhone batteries? Get a rebate
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Apple confirmed in December that software to deal with ageing batteries in iPhone 6 , iPhone 6s and iPhone SE models could slow down performance. Starting in January, Apple is cutting the price on all out-of-warranty iPhone replacement batteries for iPhone 6 models or later by $50 - from $79 to $29.