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Samsung Elec says second quarter Galaxy S6 sales below expectations

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SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday that sales of its premium Galaxy S6 smartphones fell short of expectations during the second quarter due to firm's inability to meet demand for the curved-screen model. Park Jin-young, Samsung's vice president for the mobile business,...(more) 



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Earth now halfway to UN global warming limit

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The UN wants to limit warming to 2 °C, but we are already halfway to this threshold, exclusive analysis for New Scientist finds 



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Open Text revenue beats estimates for first time in four quarters

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Canada's business software maker Open Text Corp raised its fiscal 2016 operating margin forecast and reported a better-than-expected revenue for the first time in four quarters as it closed more big contracts. Open Text's U.S.-listed shares rose 14 percent in trading after the bell on Wednesday...(more) 



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Not All African Pygmy Groups Grow Alike

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Not all African people of short stature — often referred to as Pygmies — grow alike, a new study finds. The Baka people of West Africa are born at typical sizes but grow much more slowly during their first two years of life than non-Pygmies do....(more) 



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Here's how you stream Xbox One games on Windows 10

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Facebook Inc reported quarterly revenue that beat forecasts but its profit fell 9 percent as the social media company sharply increased spending to boost mobile revenue and future growth. "We're investing in the next set of services and what will be future investments like Messenger, WhatsApp...(more) 



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Bendy tech promise for graphene

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Scientists apply the paper art of kirigami to slice graphene, the world's thinnest material. 



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Facebook profit dips as expenses bite into revenue

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Facebook reported a dip in its quarterly profit Wednesday but said revenues surged on mobile advertising gains, as its user base neared 1.5 billion. Facebook like other global companies was hurt by the rising dollar, saying that revenues would have been up 50 percent without the...(more) 



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Can Lion Trophy Hunting Support Conservation?

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Cecil the Lion’s death has stirred a heated debate over legal hunting, which some conservationists support. 



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Eric Garner grand jury minutes to stay private, New York court rules

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A New York state court on Wednesday declined to release details of a grand jury investigation that led to a police officer being cleared of wrongdoing in the death of Eric Garner after his chokehold arrest in Staten Island in July last year. Lawyers for civil...(more) 



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When should you get pregnant? Computer knows age to start trying

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A computer model can give couples an idea of when to start trying for their first child, based on their desired family size and whether they'd consider IVF 



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Facebook profit falls 9 percent as costs soar, shares slip

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(Reuters) - Facebook Inc reported a 9 percent fall in quarterly profit as it spent heavily to boost mobile revenue and develop products such as messaging service WhatsApp, photo-sharing app Instagram and virtual reality headset maker Oculus Rift.  



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The incredible teamworking skills of ANTS: Leaders and lifters coordinate to navigate and move massive meals

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Researchers in Israel have revealed how ants use team work to carry large chunks of food. A carefully balanced system of leaders and lifters allows ants to coordinate their efforts. 



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