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Science May wants plastic-free aisles put into supermarkets
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Speaking at the launch of the government's 25-year environmental plan , May said: "In years to come, I think people will be shocked at how today we allow so much plastic to be produced needlessly". "We just can't wait another 25 years before eliminating throwaway plastic". It already applies elsewhere in Britain and to larger stores in England.

Science International Incoming Call Termination Charges Cut
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The revised charge will be effective from February 1. International Termination Charges (ITC ) are the charges payable by an International Long Distance Operator (ILDO), which is carrying calls from outside the country to the access providers in the country in whose network the call terminates.

Science Star Wars: Rivals is an upcoming third person shooter
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Though, that shouldn't be too surprising for Star Wars fans to find out, as Disney is always looking to make some money. The new PvP mobile game features cover-base third-person shooter gameplay and the franchise's most popular characters.

Science Prepare To Die On The Go, Dark Souls: Remastered Heads To Switch
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Bandai Namco promises that Dark Souls Remastered is going to provide players with the same great gameplay, online mechanics, and environmental storytelling that they're fans of. The remaster aims to solve the games problems while keeping its incredible atmosphere and tone intact. Dark Souls: Remastered is now pending a final rating with the ESRB and will carry a MSRP of $39.99 on consoles.

Science Europe puts 1bn euros into supercomputer research
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Andrus Ansip, the European Union commissioner responsible for the digital single market, said: " Supercomputers are the engine to power the digital economy". "Supercomputers are already at the core of major advancements and innovations in many areas directly affecting the daily lives of European citizens", said Mariya Gabriel , Chief Gaggler for Digital Economy and Society.

Science WH Explains Trump's Call for 'Strong Look at Libel Laws'
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He can look all he wants, but he can't do anything about it. Cue cable news fainting anyway. In the latest in a long line of attacks on freedom of the press, President Trump has once again threatened today to change libel laws to make it easier to sue news organizations, publishers, and others after the publication of an unflattering book.

Science AMD will issue optional Ryzen and Epyc microcode updates for Spectre
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Unlike many had predicted , Meltdown-the Intel-only vulnerability that is fixed by forcing the CPU to reload its TLB when running a kernel process-wasn't the biggest headache for Google . And worse, you may not get patches at the rate you'd expect if Intel is telling system manufacturers not to issue them right now. Earlier this week, Microsoft said Windows PCs running Intel processors from 2015 and earlier will experience "significant slowdowns " after applying some of the patches.

Science Google deletes 60 apps, many aimed at kids, that showed porn ads
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In a statement to the Financial Times , a Google spokesperson said "We've removed the apps from Play, disabled the developers' accounts, and will continue to show strong warnings to anyone that has installed them". It might, for example, tell users they could win a "free iPhone" by answering a few questions before prompting them to enter a phone number. AdultSwine's third malicious activity is to charge the victim's account for fraudulent premium services they did not request.

Science Detective Pikachu Game Coming to US
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Oh, one last thing: you don't actually play as Detective Pikachu in the game , you play as his new human friend "Tim Goodman" (which sounds like an alias if I've ever heard one). Along with the Detective Pikachu game, Nintendo is releasing a special giant amiibo to help players uncover every secret. And while Ryan Reynolds will provide Detective Pikachu's voice in the upcoming movie , we kind of prefer his gruff voice in this trailer.

Science Trump threatens to cut USA aid to Palestine
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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's spokesperson declared: "This vote clearly emphasizes that the Israeli side has officially declared an end to the diplomatic process". "As of now, they're not coming to the table, but they ask for aid". While Trump administration officials have said they expected a "cooling off period" with the Palestinians, Trump's tweets Tuesday signaled the President has grown frustrated with Palestinians' refusal to partake in a US-led peace process ...

Science Reliance Jio plans to launch its own Cryptocurrency 'JioCoin'
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There are multiple applications of blockchain (for the company). This information is shared on the blockchain through the database, which can be accessed on real-time basis. Altogether, the Indian government has advised against digital forms of money, expressing that virtual monetary standards were not upheld by resources and acted dangers such like illegal tax avoidance.

Science Chicago Bears reportedly retain defensive coordinator Vic Fangio
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Fox went 14-34 in three disappointing seasons in Chicago. "We all are aware of that situation and that's a very important hire for me", Nagy said during his introductory news conference. The Bears were the first team to strike with their head coach and were able to put together a nice staff because of it. The Bears interviewed Fangio, 59, for their head coach position last week.

Science Peterhansel stays top after eventful Dakar fourth stage
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He lost two hours waiting for assistance before continuing but, with co-driver Daniel Elena in pain from the jolt in the dunes, had to accept defeat. For 2018 the team have brought in a new vehicle in the form of the Mini John Cooper Works Buggy and after the second day of action, the Finn is sitting in seventh position, just behind Team Peugeot Total driver Carlos Sainz Sr .

Science Jio effect: Airtel Rs
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The 449 prepaid plan of Jio now offers 91GB data with a validity of 91 days. The revised BSNL packs of Rs. 186, Rs. 187, Rs. 349, and Rs. 429 now offer 1GB of data per day for 28 days, 28 days, 54 days, and 81 days, respectively. Under the plan, a customer will get talk time of Rs 103 with calls to other BSNL numbers at 0.15 per minute and calls to other networks at 0.40 per minute along with a personal ring back tone for 28 days.

Science Fox News' chief DC reporter left after harassment claims
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Last spring, Rosen also allegedly tried to kiss a younger female reporter in the elevator, and once she declined, he allegedly tried to "forcibly to kiss her again". Rosen, 49, has been with Fox News since 1999, 3 years after the channel launched. Years later, a then-producer for Fox News covering the State Department alleged that Rosen had "directly sexually harassed her", according to NPR, which cited "several of her former colleagues".

Science Indoor fireworks? Intel broke records with 100-drone light show at CES
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The feat is on track to becoming a new Guinness World Record for the most drones flown indoors by a single pilot. The Mini, Intel says, fits in the palm of your hand. The new indoor flight record follows Intel's own outdoor record of 500 drones, set in 2016 in Germany. Intel and Ferrari announced a three-year partnership at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show to implement artificial intelligence (AI) and drone technology to help refine drivers' skills and improve the fan experience at races.

Science Intel Partners With SAIC Motor In Autonomous Car Technology During CES 2018
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Krzanich's comments at CES - the technology trade show formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Show - gave him the opportunity to address attendees from across the worldwide tech industry. But before he could jump into his almost two-hour speech about the futuristic world where one could hail helicopters or watch entertainment from the point of view of a favorite actor or athlete, Krzanich had to address the month's big tech news about his chips' security vulnerability.

Science Airtel is offering one year of free Amazon Prime membership to users
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Airtel is offering one year of Amazon Prime subscription to its eligible postpaid and broadband subscribers. Only Airtel postpaid users, who have Infinity Plan above Rs 499 or above are entitled to the offer. It offers content in 15 languages through the application. Amazon Prime: What are the benefits? Similarly, Amazon customers on free trial of the service can avail the offer, but then their subscription will be bound by Airtel's rules.

Science Ford shares gain on upbeat December sales
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Fiat Chrysler's sales fell 8%. Ford Motors published sales figures Wednesday showing it achieved total vehicle sales of 242,049 in December, a 0.9% increase from the same month a year earlier. Toyota saw USA sales drop 0.6% to 2.4 million, but the company highlighted strength in its popular Camry sedan, the RAV4 crossover and SUVs. Despite the usual year-end push to get vehicles out the door, most automakers endured tough sledding in December.