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Eid Al Fitr 2017 moon sighting in Canada today

Further south, Lakemba has proven once again to be a popular destination for Muslims to gather to break the fast together. Muslims are very much joyful to celebrate Ramadan 2017 , but everyone is in a dilemma When is Eid 2017? "I felicitate with all Nigerians, especially our Muslim brothers and sisters on the auspicious occasion of this year's Eid-el-Fitri celebrations". Read More

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YouTube sees 1.5 bln logged in viewers per month

YouTube sees 1.5 bln logged in viewers per month

In addition, YouTube is introducing a new VR-ready video format they hope to bring to the masses. This VR180 is less complicated than 360-degree videos so it will be easier to capture and make in the near future. The new format is aimed at making it easier and cheaper for YouTube creators to shoot VR video. These cameras will come with two lenses, and will be about the size of a regular point-and-shoot camera. Read More

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Deadly heatwaves will continue to rise, according to study

Deadly heatwaves will continue to rise, according to study

A tourist cools down at a fountain on a hot summer day in downtown Rome. The study also found that the greatest risk to human life from deadly heat was projected for tropical areas. Warmer than that is termed as fever and as the temperature of the surroundings rise the body starts to sweat to cool off. Now, about 30 percent of people worldwide are exposed to lethal heatwaves each year, the investigators said. Read More

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Heads up...eyeing two systems in the tropics

It appears to have weakened, with limited storms appearing on satellite, and its chances of development are 50 percent over the next five days. If the Yucatan system becomes a tropical cyclone , it would be named Cindy. But that's only one qualification for a tropical depression or storm. The disturbance is forecast to keep heading west or west-northwest at 15 to 20 miles per hour over the tropical Atlantic region over the next few days, according to weather authorities. Read More

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South Africa : West coast storm kills 8, causes chaos

South Africa : West coast storm kills 8, causes chaos

Waves of foam and seawater crash into Three Anchor Bay in Cape Town on June 7, 2017 , as an intense storm hits South Africa's west coast. The severe weather, dubbed " the cape storm " and thought to be one of the worst for 30 years, has left dozens of people in shantytowns around Cape Town homeless - as well as forcing schools and universities to close. Read More

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Google Is Building a New Virtual Reality Headset

However, those users who don't want to insert a device in a Daydream VR headset, or connect a headset to a PC to experience VR, will be able to buy standalone VR headsets. Meanwhile, Google has been steadily building up its collection of tools for creating VR content. While major details about the headset are unclear, the announcement ties together a lot of Google's recent VR acquisitions and makes the company a more notable player in the VR space. Read More

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Apple Fixes Dozens Of Serious MacOS, iOS Flaws

Coincidentally, Apple today released updates for all its operating systems, from mobile and desktop, to TV and watch (it was a coincidence, wasn't it?). Before installing any of the updates, complete a backup of your devices, just in case you need to revert back if you find you have a problem with the updated software. Read More

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Instagram copies Snapchat's selfie masks, as Facebook and Messenger already have

Instagram copies Snapchat's selfie masks, as Facebook and Messenger already have

While Face Filters is the main addition released Tuesday, the company is also adding some other tools to use while in Stories. The new feature is also accompanied by a new creative tool for capturing videos in reverse. Or for those of you who would rather associate yourself as an ice princess, because #IHatePeople, this filter lets you do so! Anyone will then be able to tap the sticker and see related posts. Read More

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Lenovo announces Moto C and Moto C Plus

There are major leaks being made available for this premium phone from Motorola. If you don't know already, the Moto's "Z" series is famous for the Moto Mods with which you can customize the phone well. Namely, the Moto g5S and Moto g5S Plus same as the G5 and G5 Plus. The onus will be on the GS and GS+ to take things forward and has been suitably equipped with a 5.2-inch and 5.5-inch full HD display for the two versions respectively. Read More

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NASA nixes crew for test flight of new megarocket in 2019

NASA nixes crew for test flight of new megarocket in 2019

To include astronauts in the first launch, the Orion capsule would require life support and a fully working launch abort system, which is created to help the crew capsule escape a failure. Pegasus is transporting test articles for the largest rocket stage in the world, the Space Launch System , from the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans to Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama for testing. Read More

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NASA Astronauts Complete 200th Space Station Spacewalk

NASA Astronauts Complete 200th Space Station Spacewalk

The first U.S. spacewalk started at 3:45 p.m. EDT on the third orbit when White opened the hatch and used the hand-held manuevering oxygen-jet gun to push himself out of the capsule. 1 among females with EVA experience. NASA adjusted the normal starting point for a spacewalk - when the astronauts switch their suits to battery power - after a troublesome servicing and cooling umbilical forced forced Whitson to use her spacesuit's internal electrical supply during final spacewalk preps and ... Read More

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Aric Almirola wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega

Aric Almirola wins Xfinity Series race at Talladega

He's struggled out of the gate this season, but following back-to-back top-10 finishes, Hamlin looks like he's turned a corner. It is Almirola's third career series win. Typical penalties for such infractions include a 35-point driver and team owner deduction and a three-race suspension for the team's crew chief, Drew Blickensderfer. Read More

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Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwe second-most developed country in Africa

Robert Mugabe: Zimbabwe second-most developed country in Africa

I want to know which country has that level of development that you see in Zimbabwe. "I would go so far as to say that his mere presence is a symbol of the fragility of our country, and we need to re-invent our brand". Mugabe's government has been struggling to pay civil servants' salaries and has had to stagger bonuses that were due last year into the second half of this year. Read More

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Predictive Analytics and the Samsung Galaxy S8 Product Launch

Predictive Analytics and the Samsung Galaxy S8 Product Launch

Now that Android 7.0 Nougat is available for unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge could be a sign that the Samsung maybe really close to providing an OTA update for the same device. All the smartphone manufacturing companies have to test the compatibility of the new version with their devices. Samsung has changed its TouchWiz interface quite a lot, but it's still far from stock Android 7. Read More

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