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LAST_UPDATEFri, 26 May 2017 9am

Schiaparelli: Crashed Lander Was Ill-Prepared For Mars

The crashed European spacecraft Schiaparelli was ill-prepared for its attempt at landing on the surface of Mars.

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Facebook Signs BuzzFeed, Vox, Others For Original Video Shows - Sources

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: Facebook Inc has signed deals with millennial-focused news and entertainment creators Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make shows for its upcoming video service, which will feature long and short-form content with ad breaks, according to several sources familiar with the situation.

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WannaCry Hits Russian Postal Service, Exposes Wider Security Shortcomings

Pic: ReutersMOSCOW: Russia's postal service was hit by Wannacry ransomware last week and some of its computers are still down, three employees in Moscow said, the latest sign of weaknesses that have made the country a major victim of the global extortion campaign.

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Wikipedia Can Pursue NSA Surveillance Lawsuit: U.S. Appeals Court

A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a Wikipedia lawsuit that challenges a U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) program of mass online surveillance, and claims that the government unconstitutionally invades people's privacy rights.

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Leaked Video Claims To Show A Dummy Version Of iPhone 8

Rumours have followed the iPhone 8 ever since it was first announced, and a new video claims to show the upcoming handset in the closest detail yet.

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Your Next PC May Finally Get High-Speed Thunderbolt Ports

Ever since 2011, Intel has been trying to get you excited about a high-speed port called Thunderbolt. Unless you bought a Mac or other premium PC, though, you probably didn't give it a second thought.

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'Clash Of Clans' Maker Supercell Buys Majority Stake In UK's Space Ape

Pic: ReutersFinnish mobile game maker Supercell has acquired a majority stake in London-based game studio Space Ape, the British company said on its website.

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Microsoft To Buy Cyber Security Firm Hexadite For $100 Million: Report

Pic: ReutersMicrosoft has agreed to acquire cyber security firm Hexadite for $100 million, Israeli financial news website Calcalist reported on Wednesday.

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These Technologies Will Shape Your Life This Year

Paying for coffee using a phone. Mobile payment is gaining popularity, with applications such as Apple Pay and Samsung Pay offering cashless payment using their smartphones.

Technology is fast evolving, and as half of 2017 has already went past us, these five technologies is expected to impact your lives for the rest of the year.

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The Biggest Problem With Robots Taking Jobs May Not Be Unemployment—Yet

Automation is changing the economy and workforce – and significantly. Due to robots, computers and better technology, it takes far fewer workers to get the same amount of economic output.

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