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SpaceX Fans Hold Their Breath for Delayed Falcon 9 Test Fire

SpaceX originally planned to launch its Falcon 9 rocket this weekend from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. A static test fire of the engine was expected to occur yesterday, but as of this morning, the rocket was still vertical and waiting to fire .

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Wolf 1061 exoplanet: 'Super-Earth' discovered with possible alien life

Their masses are at least 5.2, 4.3 and 1.4 times that of Earth, respectively. It is orbiting a star - called Wolf 1061, which is the 35th closest star to Earth - together with two other planets, and it is in the middle position (as shown in the diagram above).

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Surface Pen Button Can Now Be Customized For Any App

Microsoft's John_F assured customers that the company is listening to complaints. Since the Surface Pro 4 is powering a full desktop experience, it requires a bit more heft to take on more power-hungry tasks - and it doesn't disappoint. Microsoft quickly responded by releasing a slew of firmware and software updates within weeks of the release of the new device. Microsoft's platform is more versatile and offers more flexibility than Apple's iOS 9.

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Sony Xperia Z6 will be great according to rumors

In any case, since Sony realized that they can't really pull off quality this year they made a decision to go the road of quantity and release multiple flagship devices this year, and it's actually quite confusing. It's said that the new Xperia line-up will have a new design using even more metal than before. The other device will be unveiled in September, most probably at the IFA 2016 event, and will eventually be released in October.

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Microsoft Apologizes to OneDrive Users; Announces Restoration of 15GB Free Storage

Microsoft now confirms that OneDrive users can still keep their free 15GB of storage and 15GB of Camera Roll Bonus, provided if they opt-in by January 31. This is great news for free users of OneDrive and makes the idea of saving all of your photos videos to OneDrive relevant again. "These customers will receive an email with redemption information early next year", he said.

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Dow, DuPont plan to merge

The new company's board will have 16 directors, consisting of eight current DuPont directors and eight current Dow directors, and two independent co-lead directors. DuPont employs more than 60,000 people worldwide, while Dow has more than 50,000 employees. "(The question is) how does Monsanto respond to the strategic move by two of its main competitors?" He said merging with Dow and then breaking into three units is far preferable to a split of DuPont by itself, a path proposed in ...