Once red-hot smartphone market sees cooler trend

Fresh surveys show global sales had their worst contraction ever in 2018, and the outlook for 2019 isn't much better.

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China confirms gene edited baby research; scientist who conducted procedure fired by university

He Jiankui said in November that he used a gene-editing technology known as CRISPR-Cas9 to alter the embryonic genes of twin girls born that month.

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Now, Musk eyes tunnel through Australian mountain to solve traffic woes

Elon Musk in 2017 made a Twitter pitch -- and followed through with the offer -- to build what was the world's biggest battery in an Australian state to solve its severe energy crisis.

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NASA spaceship zooms toward farthest world ever photographed

The US space agency will ring in the New Year with a live online broadcast to mark historic flyby of the mysterious object in a dark and frigid region of space known as the Kuiper Belt at 12:33 am…

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Chinese scientists modify pig genes to resist swine flu virus

In this study, pigs less than two months old were divided into two rooms, each with three genetically modified pigs and four normal ones, one of whom was infected with the swine flu virus.

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Google's most popular search list for 2018: FIFA World Cup, Hurricane Michael and more

The list includes FIFA World Cup, natural disasters, a royal wedding and many more.

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai faces House grilling on breach, China censorship

Lawmakers want Google to explain its failure to reveal the breach and are also concerned by recent reports that Google is poised to re-enter China with a search engine generating censored results…

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Verizon and Samsung to launch 5g smartphone by first half of 2019

The announcement comes after Apple reportedly announced its users to wait until at least 2020 to release 5g iphones.

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First gene-edited babies born in China: Report

A researcher has said that he helped alter embryos for seven couples but that only one pregnancy has so far given the desired result.

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Astronomers find relationship between colliding galaxies, black holes

The research could lead to predictions about the type of galaxies in which these cosmic events occur.

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How much does a kilogram weigh? Depends on your 'Planck constant'

Since 1889, a kilogram has been defined by a shiny lump of platinum-iridium kept in a special glass case and known as the International Prototype of the Kilogram.

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Ghostly particles give scientists a new understanding of the universe

Researchers on Thursday said they have for the first time located a deep-space source for these ubiquitous subatomic particles Read Article

IPL 2018: Kolkata win toss, opt to field against Mumbai

In their previous encounter, Mumbai won the last game by 13 runs. Read Article

Facebook to launch Moments-like app in China: Report

The app, called Colorful Balloons, is similar to Facebook's Moments application in function and feel, but does not carry the Facebook name, the Times said.

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Now, China to control local social media content

Western social media websites like Facebook and Twitter are banned by the country's censors. || ||There has also been a sweeping campaign to remove virtual private network apps that allow…

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