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Bill Nye Sues Disney for Millions in 'Science Guy' Profits

Nye and two producers originally developed the show with Seattle's PBS affiliate KCTS; under their deal with Disney's Buena Vista Television, the trio are supposed to split half of the show's profits. The suit says that the auditor still found "hundreds of thousands of dollars in unreported payments" owed to Nye , with the auditor reportedly noting that the Buena Vista intentionally misclassified distribution costs, misrepresented expenses like foreign tax withholding and distribution ...

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Ancient Iraqis discovered trigonometry 1500 years before Greeks

It has been suggested that the tablet may have originally been used for various purposes, such as coming up with calculations for building things like temples, palaces or other objects. "The huge mystery, until now, was its goal - why the ancient scribes carried out the complex task of generating and sorting the numbers on the tablet".

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Apple confirmed that it removes Iranian apps because of United States sanctions

In regards to Apple, Iran's telecommunications minister said on Twitter that the country would "legally pursue the omission of apps". Apple responded to the petition in a message that said the company will comply with USA rules. President Trump added additional sanctions last July, though it's unclear if Apple's decision to remove the apps is related to that development. Iranians took to Twitter to voice their frustrations at Apple, using the hashtag #StopRemovingIranianApps.

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Satellite for Taiwan launched from California

The event will be streamed live. Eastern, at the beginning of a 42-minute launch window. The 450-kilogram spacecraft was the first such satellite built domestically by Taiwan, and succeeds Formosat-2, retired a year ago. As Falcon 9 launches become more routine and less newsworthy, business can boom for SpaceX while also laying the groundwork and demand for Musk's next big thing.

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Samsung Bixby voice feature expands to 200 countries

It's now available in over 200 countries. The idea is to have Bixby, the company's digital personal assistant at the center. For example, "good night" can be set to turn on do-not-disturb, set an alarm, and turn on the blue light filter all at once, Samsung said.

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Meizu releases 5.5-inch M6 Note with advanced cameras

Furthermore, Meizu M6 Note scored the whopping amount of 4215 points in the multi core test and 848 points in the single core one. A leaked image of the advertisement boards, courtesy ithome.com, which is apparently from the launch event itself, has revealed that there are three variants of the M6 Note coming in.