• Sensex zooms 160 points on normal monsoon forecast
Sensex zooms 160 points on normal monsoon forecast

The BSE Sensex zoomed 264 points to quote at an all-time high of 30,197.66, while the broader NSE Nifty scaled 9,390.15. Mumbai: Taking a cue from global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher. "IT sector stocks witnessed strong buying led by NIITtech and TechM". India VIX closed lower by 4.7% at 11.1 levels. Se...

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  • Windows 10 update aims to help identify best photos, videos
Windows 10 update aims to help identify best photos, videos

During today's keynote at Microsoft's Build developers conference, Terry Myerson and other members of the Windows and Devices Group made several announcements during their 90 minute keynote. Still, the fact that Microsoft is bending over backwards to integrate so tightly with Android and iPhone just underscores Microsoft's failure to get its own...

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  • France election: Macron says European Union must reform or face 'Frexit'
France election: Macron says European Union must reform or face 'Frexit'

French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron hunted Saturday for votes in rural France where his far-right opponent, Marine Le Pen, is making inroads among country folk who feel left behind. She has worked assiduously to try to rid the party of its more extreme edge - and kicked her father out of it after he repeatedly described Nazi gas chambe...

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  • Microsoft Will Invest More In First-Party Games
Microsoft Will Invest More In First-Party Games

The differences between some of the following images will be a bit hard to discern if you're viewing them from a conventional HD display but we assume that they will be distinctly noticeable when the Scorpio goes into action on the consumer market among gamers running the console through their native HDR 4K TVs or running older games on the device ...

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  • The best BlackBerry phone is available at Selfridges for £499
The best BlackBerry phone is available at Selfridges for £499

The BlackBerry KEYone will be on-sale in Canada and the us starting on May 31, 2017. The new BlackBerry KeyOne will be available in both the USA and Canada from the 31st of May. TCL claims the phone supports 26 hours of mixed use, with 50 per cent of the battery being charged in 36 minutes. As expected, BlackBerry Apps come pre-loaded on the de...

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  • Maersk to use Microsoft Azure platform
Maersk to use Microsoft Azure platform

This division is Microsoft's strongest and is powered by Office commercial, Dynamics and LinkedIn, which delivered revenue of $975 million. Maersk, a "global leader in container shipping and ports", and a big win for Microsoft with its 88,000 employees working in 130 countries, announced today that it too is making a Digital Difference ,...

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  • Google targets fake news, offensive search suggestions
Google targets fake news, offensive search suggestions

After today, a user who spotted an offensive autocomplete result will be able to flag it for Google's engineers to review. Users can also provide direct feedback and flag problematic results from Google's AutoComplete and Featured Snippets field, which displays answers to search questions in a dedicated field above search results.

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  • Ivanka Trump advocates for women, girls in trip to Berlin
Ivanka Trump advocates for women, girls in trip to Berlin

At the joint press conference held during Merkel's March visit to the USA, she pointedly took Trump to task for relegating most of his communiques to the one-sided format of social media, notably through his tweets, unambiguously stating, "It's much better to talk to one another than about one another".

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  • Lights Off, Blankets Out: Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight
Lights Off, Blankets Out: Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

Weather aside, viewing conditions are favorable this year because the waning crescent moon won't wash out the sky with light. "The actual new moon is on April 26". Stargzaers need no special equipment to witness this marvel of nature. "You'll want to watch the sky for an hour or more, so comfort is key", said Astronomy magazine's Richard Talcot...

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  • March for Science to take place this weekend
March for Science to take place this weekend

In New Haven, attendees will hear from academics from Yale and Wesleyan as well as Robert Klee, commissioner of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and a vocal critic of some of the actions the fledgling Trump administration has taken regarding climate change and the environment.

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  • McNuggets order led police to Facebook killer
McNuggets order led police to Facebook killer

The authorities had been searching for Stephens for two days when local police spotted him in Erie County, Pennsylvania Tuesday morning. Officers responded and engaged in a short pursuit, after which they stopped the vehicle. The ex-girlfriend of suspected Cleveland Facebook murderer Steve Stephens met and embraced loved ones of the man Steph...

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  • Nintendo Working On SNES Mini, Plans To Launch It Before Christmas
Nintendo Working On SNES Mini, Plans To Launch It Before Christmas

Launching a SNES mini appears to be Nintendo's attempt to build on the runaway popularity of the NES console that quickly sold out after its launch. We only wish more people could have gotten one. So hopefully the Mini SNES will offer up the superior American versions of the games instead. Here's hoping Star Fox , Super Mario Kart , and Chro...

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  • Google, an ad company, will soon block 'bad ads' in Chrome
Google, an ad company, will soon block 'bad ads' in Chrome

Those types of ads (defined expertly by The Coalition for Better Ads ) are the ones we all hate: they play audio (loudly) as soon as you land on a page, or are the ads with countdown timers on them, and possibly the worst - the ads that have the hidden buttons to close them.

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  • Nokia 6 Jumps On The 7.1.1 Nougat Bandwagon!
Nokia 6 Jumps On The 7.1.1 Nougat Bandwagon!

Can Nokia and BlackBerry stand on their own, or is it all hype and nostalgia? The firmware OTA (over-the-air) update also enhances power saving and background management, supports 4G/3G dual sim dual standby, and with Google security patch for the month of April.

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  • Syria's Assad: Chemical attack was fabrication
Syria's Assad: Chemical attack was fabrication

On Thursday, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) announced that their scientists "have analyzed samples taken from Khan Sheikhoun". In an exclusive interview with AFP in Damascus - his first since the alleged April 4 attack prompted a U.S. air strike on Syrian forces - Assad said his army had given up all its chem...

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  • LeBron James Is Previewing Kendrick Lamar's New Album 'Damn.' Right Now
LeBron James Is Previewing Kendrick Lamar's New Album 'Damn.' Right Now

A whole host of producers, including Mike WiLL Made-It, BADBADNOTGOOD, the Alchemist, DJ Dahi, British electronic producer James Blake Sounwave, are credited, according to a full tracklist posted on Jay Z's music service Tidal . Oh, and there's Rihanna and U2. But we can't get too jealous; after all, we owe LeBron, too, since he's the one who he...

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  • Man jumps into icy water to save dog from frozen pond
Man jumps into icy water to save dog from frozen pond

Ironically, a news crew was taping nearby, doing a story on the dangers of thin ice. Good samaritans try to help great white shark in Santa CruzThey both made it out safely but were soaked and shivering. "I knew something was wrong when he first went out there", McIver said . Earlier this month, firefighters rescued a youth who wandered onto ...

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  • Vast 'Back-To-Back' Bleaching Disaster On The Great Barrier Reef
Vast 'Back-To-Back' Bleaching Disaster On The Great Barrier Reef

After two years of back-to-back bleaching events, Australia's 2,300 kilometers (1,430 miles) long Great barrier Reef has been damaged nearly beyond belief. Bleaching is caused by abnormal environmental conditions, such as heightened sea temperatures, which causes coral to drive out the algae known as zooxanthallae that gives them colour, leav...

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  • Davis Cup: US wins doubles to stay alive in quarterfinal
Davis Cup: US wins doubles to stay alive in quarterfinal

Thompson earlier fed off the rowdy home crowd to edge Sock 6-3 3-6 7-6 (4) 6-4 for the biggest win of his career. Marcos Baghdatis's record-breaking run of 36 consecutive Davis Cup wins, which stretched back 14 years, was ended when the Cypriot veteran lost to Tunisia's Moez Echargui in their Europe/Africa zone play-off match in Nicosia.

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  • Your Amazon Fire TV is about to get way better
Your Amazon Fire TV is about to get way better

It took a while, but the device, which comes with an Alexa-enabled voice remote, is now finally available in the UK. And if you already have a Fire stick then you'll be able to run an update and get the Alexa update so you can voice command at will.

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