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DJI Announces the Mavic, A True Competitor to the GoPro Karma

The Mavic Pro comes with a 3-axis gimbal, that carries a 12MP, 4K-ready custom-built camera . While it comes with a small controller that offers tactile feedback warning of impending obstacles, it can also be flown with just a smartphone.

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Indian Airline Says Samsung Note 2 Emitted Smoke in Plane

Passengers on board the worldwide flight began to panic when smoke began issuing from the overhead storage bin. People onboard the flight got attentive when they smelled something burning in the cabin. The incident rings alarm bells for Samsung smartphone users as aviation regulators worldwide, including the DGCA, had recently issued an advisory prohibiting the use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices on board.

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New Roku box line-up official, starts at $30 and embraces 4K HDR

Overall, they are all smaller, some by up to 75 percent, and more powerful. The $40 Roku Express Plus will be available exclusively through Walmart and, in a blast from the past, will come equipped with a composite cable. What the $99.99 Premiere + has that the $79.99 Premiere doesn't is high dynamic range (HDR ) support - in short, for whiter whites, blacker blacks and more vibrant colors - a fancier remote control with a headphone jack for private listening, a MicroSD card slot ...

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World´s largest radio telescope starts operating

China sees its multi-billion-dollar space programme as a symbol of the nation's progress. Just recently it launched it's second space station. The telescope , known as Fast , is a enormous 500 metres (1,640 ft) in diameter, and is nestled in the heart of China's southern Guizhou province.

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UN Security Council to meet on Syria

The intensity of the bombardment, which also included artillery barrages and barrel bombings by helicopters, brought new misery to the estimated 250,000 civilians trapped under siege by the army. United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon was "appalled by the chilling military escalation" in Aleppo, his spokesman said on Saturday. The diplomatic back-and-forth between the two countries has made efforts towards ending violence in the country increasingly hard, with two ceasefires already failing this ...

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India to ratify Paris Agreement on climate change

At least 55 countries, and signatories accounting for 55 per cent of the world's harmful emissions, needed to ratify the agreement before it comes into effect. Modi has already committed to making solar power an integral part of his plan to bring electricity to the 400 million Indians living without power in remote villages.