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It plans on fattening the profit margins for exclusive Apple stores from 4-5 per cent to 5-7 per cent. Reportedly, Apple is in plans to open brick and mortar stores in the country within 2020 or 2021. According to a report in the Economic Times , Apple which now sells its products via retail partners and distributors in the country has begun taking steps to curb massive online discounts.
  • Falcon Heavy maiden flight on Feb 6

    Falcon Heavy maiden flight on Feb 6

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    SpaceX will attempt the first launch of its new giant rocket, the Falcon Heavy, on February 6, the company's CEO Elon Musk said Saturday (Jan. 27). "Easy viewing from the public causeway". It's because of the Falcon Heavy's significance Musk wants to further promote his other, Earth-only venture. The formal announcement comes one day after the NASASpaceflight.com website broke the news and three days after a successful static fire test that ignited all 27 engines that will power the ...
  • 281 concussions diagnosed in 2017; most in last six years

    281 concussions diagnosed in 2017; most in last six years

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    NFL Chief Medical Officer Allen Stills, in a Friday conference call, expressed disappointment in the data, which also includes totals for ACL and MCL tears. "And it's a point of emphasis for us. And it reflects the fact that everyone has a very low threshold for doing screening, and we're proud that we're doing more screening exams than we've ever done before, so that our detection can be even more complete".
  • Vodafone ₹198 prepaid plan revised, now offers more data

    Vodafone ₹198 prepaid plan revised, now offers more data

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  • Celestial spectacle: 'Super blue blood' moon to end January

    Celestial spectacle: 'Super blue blood' moon to end January

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    A "super blue blood moon" is the result of a blue moon - the second full moon in a calendar month - occurring at the same time as a super moon, when the moon is at perigee and about 14 per cent brighter than usual, and a so-called blood moon - the moment during a lunar eclipse when the moon, in the Earth's shadow, takes on a reddish tint.
  • Princess Leia Project: '3D light printer' projects Star Wars-like 3D holograms

    Princess Leia Project: '3D light printer' projects Star Wars-like 3D holograms

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    In the original Star Wars film, R2D2 projects a picture of Princess Leia in trouble. Even with all sorts of holograms which we generally use, this is the new technique that is closest to replicating that Star Wars scene. To make an image, this trap and particle are then scanned through a display volume while being illuminated with red, green, and blue light. That same particle can be used to form straight lines when moved quickly enough.
  • Tesla Battles Rumors Of Quality Shortcuts From CNBC Report

    Tesla Battles Rumors Of Quality Shortcuts From CNBC Report

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    Tesla at times resorted to making batteries by hand and taking on as temporary workers employees from one of its suppliers, CNBC reported . "As has been well documented, until we reach full production, by definition some elements of the production process will be more manual".
  • Despite court case, Ben Stokes in demand for IPL

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    Nothing's ever straightforward in the IPL and their replacement teams Pune and Gujarat are gone, their supporter shirts destined for bargain bins. The major players, most of whom are with their national sides, don't attend the auction but follow it online from afar.
  • Paragon is closing in April, Epic offers full refunds to everyone

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    The developer is offering "a full refund to every Paragon player for every purchase on any platform". PC players can request a refund here, while console players will have to link their Epic accounts , or create one if necessary. Although it is surely disappointing for Paragon's most ardent fans to learn that the game is shutting down, there's still a silver lining to this situation, as Epic Games will at least give players a few more months of play time until the servers go offline for ...
  • General Motors Company (GM), America Movil SAB de CV (AMX)

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    Guardian Capital Advisors Lp who had been investing in Qualcomm Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $100.20B market cap company. Analyzing the technical facts, Ford Motor Company (F) current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average is -8.47% and standing -7.31% away from 50-Day Simple Moving Average while traded -0.93% away from 200-Day Simple Moving Average.
  • Rare 'super blue blood moon' will light sky next week

    Rare 'super blue blood moon' will light sky next week

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    January 31 will bring a rare "lunar trifecta" - a Super Blue Blood Moon. By the way, the whole double blue moon thing only happens about four times a century and not again until 2037. On average, that corresponds to once every 265 years! As is well known, the start and the end of the Hijric months depend on Moon's motion whether it completes one cycle approximately in every 29.5 days or not, and based on that the length of each Hijric month is decided.