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NASA says Mars' global dust storm is finally over

1 month ago   |   By SlashGear

NASA says the global dust storm on Mars that incapacitated its Opportunity rover has finally ended. The space agency made the determination based on tau, which is the amount of sunlight that manages to penetrate the hazy dust in the planet's atmosphere. According to the agency's latest update, the measurement is now back to normal. NASA revealed the storm's existence...
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Elon Musk's ‘vision for transport' is a 3D network of tunnels for autonomous...

Elon Musk's ‘vision for transport' is a 3D network of tunnels for autonomous electric vehicles

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's vision of an “entirely new system of transport,” which he unveiled Wednesday night at a splashy event in Hawthorne, California, wasn't a... Read more ...

After rocky start, Windows 10 October 2018 update is finally available to all

After rocky start, Windows 10 October 2018 update is finally available to all

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Facebook gave Spotify and Netflix access to users' private messages

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Apple iPhone sales fall flat in India, report says

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Samsung's stylish The Frame and Serif 4K TVs will soon come in more sizes...

Samsung's stylish The Frame and Serif 4K TVs will soon come in more sizes with better picture quality

Ahead of CES, Samsung is announcing upcoming refreshes of its two most stylish 4K TVs, The Frame and Serif. These are lifestyle pieces that aim to make people rethink what a TV... Read more ...

Fitbit supercharges its smartwatches with its new 3.0 operating system

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Fitbit announced a new software update for the Versa and Ionic, called Fitbit OS 3.0. The new OS will allow for things like on-device daily views, as well as 10 new third-party... Read more ...

Walmart's $100 2018 iPad discount is one of the best we've seen yet

Walmart's $100 2018 iPad discount is one of the best we've seen yet

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Google's Gboard communication app reaches 500 languages in only 2 years

Google's Gboard communication app reaches 500 languages in only 2 years

In December 2016, Google launched Gboard with support for an already-impressive 100 languages. Since then, however, Google has added a hefty 400 languages to the software... Read more ...

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Lighthouse AI security camera company shuts down, offers refunds

Lighthouse AI security camera company shuts down, offers refunds

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