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Russia building gigantic railroad artery to connect Arctic regions

An additional 686km of railroad will soon link Russia’s Arctic regions. The railway will provide logistics for the Northern Sea Route to boost commerce between Europe and Asia and Russian energy projects in the Arctic. Read more The project, named the Northern Latitudinal Railway, is planned to be completed by 2023, authorities say. It requires the building of 350km of ...

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Microsoft is building low-cost, streaming-only Xbox, says report

It was revealed at E3 last month that Microsoft was building a cloud gaming system. A report today calls that system Scarlett Cloud and it’s only part of Microsoft’s next-gen Xbox strategy. And it makes a lot of sense, too. According to Thurrott.com, noted site for all things Microsoft, the next Xbox will come in two flavors. One will be ...

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Light is building a smartphone with five to nine cameras

Light, the company behind the wild L16 camera, is building a smartphone equipped with multiple cameras. According to The Washington Post, the company is prototyping a smartphone with five to nine cameras that’s capable of capturing a 64 megapixel shot. The entire package is not much thicker than an iPhone X, the Post reports. The additional sensors are said to increase ...

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Light is building a smartphone with five to nine cameras

Light, the company behind the wild L16 camera, is building a smartphone equipped with multiple cameras. According to The Washington Post, the company is prototyping a smartphone with five to nine cameras that’s capable of capturing a 64 megapixel shot. The entire package is not much thicker than an iPhone X, the Post reports. The additional sensors are said to increase ...

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‘Abolish ICE!’ 575 arrested after protesters occupy US Senate building (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Nearly 600 activists, protesting Donald Trump’s ‘zero-tolerance’ policy against illegal immigrants, have been arrested after staging an occupy sit-in at the Hart Senate Office building in the nation’s capital. Hundreds of women, wrapped in metallic silver blankets, referencing the duvets given to migrant children in detention centers, occupied the Senate office building in Washington DC after marching down the streets ...

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‘Take it or leave it:’ Israel proposes building goods port for Gaza in Cyprus – report

Tel Aviv has discussed the establishment of a seaport for the Gaza Strip in Cyprus, Israeli media reports. Israel’s proposal, now being considered by Nicosia, comes after it has actually maintained a blockade of Gaza for years. The alleged ‘good will’ initiative is, however, far from being without conditions. The establishment of a port would take place only if the ...

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Smoke & rubble: 25 injured as blast rocks apartment building in western Germany (PHOTOS)

At least 25 people have been injured, several seriously, after a huge explosion rocked a multi-story apartment block in a western German city. Photos on social media show plumes of smoke and piles of rubble. The incident took place in the city of Wuppertal in North Rhine-Westphalia shortly before midnight Saturday, police said in a statement, adding that firefighters arrived ...

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Chopper smashes into building during takeoff chaos in Siberia (VIDEO)

A CCTV video has captured the terrifying moment a helicopter’s rotor blades smashed into a building during an attempted take-off in the Tyumen region of Siberia in Russia. In the footage, the Mi-8T helicopter is seen moving forward – but not taking off – and cutting into a building with its propeller. The crash saw the chopper’s rotor blades completely ...

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App Maker, Google’s low-code tool for building business apps, comes out of beta

It’s been a year and a half since Google announced App Maker, its online tool for quickly building and deploying business apps on the web. The company has mostly remained quiet about App Maker ever since and kept it in a private preview mode, but today, it announced that the service is now generally available and open to all developers ...

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Fearless raccoon scales 25-storey building in Minnesota, capturing hearts & Twitter handles

While people all over the world were watching history unfold at the US-North Korea summit in Singapore this week, Minnesotans were glued to an entirely different kind of summit drama. An adventurous female raccoon was making a name for herself as she scaled the 25-storey UBS Building in St. Paul, earning herself social media fame in the process. The raccoon, ...

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