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Astronomers Discover the Most Distant Dwarf Planet in the Solar System

The discovery of the dwarf planet known as V774104 was announced Tuesday at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society near the United States capital and could indicate the presence of more rogue planets in our celestial neighborhood. "There's no reason to be excited yet", says Michael Brown, a planetary scientist at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. "We don't know of any other objects that are this far away from the sun", Sheppard said.

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Valve Steam Machines Are Now Available To Buy From $450

Just connect your Steam PC or Steam Machine to your home network, plug into a TV, and stream your games to the Link at 1080p. All of these games are rated to work with the Steam OS, but since they have been available on Steam for some time already, they are all capable of working just fine on Windows-based PCs, so it isn't only Steam Machine buyers who can take advantage of this deal.

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IOS 9.1 and iOS 9.2 Jailbreak Solution Could Arrive

There were talks that the cracked models will be obtainable and accessible before the end of 2015 or in the first quarter of 2016. "Jailbreaking" refers to the practice of breaking the restrictions placed on iPhones and iPads by Apple, in order to use the devices in ways not intended by the original manufacturer.

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At least 12 killed in Al-Shabaab attack on hotel

The African Union mission in Somalia, AMISOM, a 22,000 -strong force fighting the Shebab, said they fought alongside government troops and had secured the resort.

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Xbox One Twitch app gives you credit for watching Tomb Raider streams

Viewers who watch through the Xbox One Twitch app will also be rewarded for participating with in-game credits that are given out when the streamer reaches certain milestones within the game, provided that the streamer is also using the Xbox One Twitch app.

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Microsoft Will Open Two German-Only Azure Data Centre Regions

Microsoft appears to have chosen T-Systems as the levels of security, service and quality are similar to Microsoft's own standards so that they can ensure consistency across the globe. European concern about where data is hosted grew following the striking down of the Safe Harbor Agreement by the EU's top court last month. Microsoft announced on Tuesday that the company is expanding its data centre presence elsewhere in Europe, spending $2 billion (£1.3 billion) on upgrading existing ...