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First self-driving vehicle pilot program launched in Canada

On Jan. 1 of this year, Ontario created a pilot regulatory framework to test automated vehicles on its roads. He would always remain in the driver's seat to monitor its operation and should follow the rules of the road. "We are very honoured to be part of this initiative and appreciate the province's leadership in this exciting area of technology". "The automotive industry is undergoing a significant transformation with the emergence of connected cars and autonomous drive".

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Scientists observe Earth-like planet in search of alien life

K2-3d is about 1.5 times more massive than Earth and has an Earth Similarity Index of 0.80. Researchers believe that the exoplanet has the necessary ingredients to foster alien life as the planet is located in the goldilocks zone. It is around 147 million light years away from Earth. Despite its closeness to Earth, K2-3d is small enough that the dip in brightness of its star is still extremely faint, only a 0.07 percent change.

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Regulator Ofcom orders BT 'separation' from Openreach network

For years, and amid mounting tension across the industry, it has faced calls for increased regulatory pressure on the division by rival operators, such as Sky PLC (SKY.LN), Vodafone Group PLC (VOD.LN) and TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC ( TALK .LN), which lease the network on a wholesale basis to reach their own customers.

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Nations seek highest political pledge to fight climate change

The summit here had started under the shadows of the U.S. Presidential elections results and the ascent of Donald Trump, who has called climate change a hoax and threatened to pull out of the treaty, had been the source of much anxiety at the summit.

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Microsoft's Surface Phone Could Be The Ultimate Mobile Device

Microsoft will soon be releasing the new Surface Studio, which has been generating a ton of buzz for its unique hybridization of the tablet and the PC. Use Windows 10 and its competent management of a mobile environment for the end-user. Microsoft's Panos Panay, Corporate Vice President for Surface Computing, said the Surface Studio has "performance that is going to be unmatched".

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Apple Launches iPhone 6s Repair Program For Unexpected Shutdowns

Apple has promised to replace faulty batteries in some of its iPhone 6s smartphones that cause the device to shut down unexpectedly. The handsets turn back on when users plug them into a wall adapter. It said affected phones were made between September and October previous year and came from a "limited" range of serial numbers. So far, we have yet to hear any users report this problem with the iPhone 6s .