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Trump extends program allowing some veterans to use local doctors, hospitals

VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin, the only holdover in the Obama administration in the Trump Cabinet and the only cabinet member to win unanimous confirmation in the Senate, said at the signing ceremony that the Choice extension was a precursor of "the great things that are to come to fulfill the president's commitments that he made to veterans".

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Dual camera-equipped Galaxy S8 Plus prototype leaks again

Such headlines are unsurprisingly typically followed by glowing commentary about the 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch displays respectively found on the S8 and S8 Plus. The S8 apparently has the highest-rated display of all smartphones, as shown in this independent testing . It offers three forms: fingerprint, iris scan, and facial recognition.

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AI, bots might dominate Facebook's 2017 F8 developer conference

You can live stream the keynote at fbf8.com/watch . This time, though, Facebook is also declaring war on pretty much everyone else in the tech industry, too. If imitation is the most honest form of flattery, Snapchat should be honored by the years Facebook has spent knocking off its features. At this year's F8 conference, taking place this week, Zuckerberg doubled down on the company's ambitious 10-year master plan, which was first revealed in 2016.

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Atlas 5 Launch: What is the Cargo?

The OA-7 mission has been on hold for a month due to a technical issue with the rocket's first-stage hydraulics. Orbital has also experienced a failed mission. The capsule also is carrying 38 shoebox-size satellites called cubesats, four of which will remain on board the spacecraft and be deployed after it departs the station in July.

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Only a handful of Windows phones will get the latest update

In case you didn't know, Microsoft tried something similar two years back with its Surface RT tablet. Developers , meanwhile, are advised to set Windows 10 Creators Update as the minimum platform target in the Visual Studio IDE (integrated development environment).

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Tesla Model S Price Reduced

This is probably the best time to associate yourself with a Tesla with an entry-price vehicle, as the patience has finally paid off. Whereas the entry-level Model S 75 previously cost $78,000, you can now pick up Tesla's entry-level Model S for $69,500.