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Best Black Friday Deals 2017

Best Black Friday Deals 2017

Shoppers' appetite for online deals continues to drive Black Friday sales growth. Now that we've covered virtually every Black Friday sale that's either already begun or is set to begin in the coming days, it's time to dig a little deeper to find the best deals within those sales.


Rise in energy-saving LED lighting has increased light pollution

Rise in energy-saving LED lighting has increased light pollution

The biological impact from surging artificial light is also significant, according to the researchers. "I was very surprised by the result of the study, particularly in wealthy well-lit countries like the USA", said Christopher Kyba of the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, lead author of the study.


Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Starck Edition launched: Price, specs and more

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Starck Edition launched: Price, specs and more

Today, the company unveiled a new variant of the Mi MIX 2 called Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Philippe Starck Edition. The device is designed by Philippe Starck and will have Starck's signature inscribed on the back. It is powered by 2.45 GHz octa-core Snapdragon 835 64-bit processor along with Adreno 540 GPU. The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 boasts a single 12MP autofocus rear camera (Sony IMX 386 sensor) with dual-tone LED flash.


In face of washer safeguard, Samsung, LG to open United States plants sooner

In face of washer safeguard, Samsung, LG to open United States plants sooner

The ITC also recommended multiple tariff rates for 1.2 million washers subject to tariff-rate quotas (TRQs), such as "0%" and "20%". Samsung and LG had counter-proposed a 50 percent tariff on units exceeding a quota of 1.45 million. South Korea's trade ministry, after meeting officials from Samsung and LG later on Wednesday, said the government planed to consider whether or not to complain to the World Trade Organisation depending on Trump's final decision on the tariffs.


Scientists dazzled by solar system's first-known interstellar visitor

Scientists dazzled by solar system's first-known interstellar visitor

Asteroids brushing past Earth are more common than you think but there is something special about 'Oumuamua - the recently discovered large interstellar rock. "Needless to say, we dropped everything so we could quickly point the Gemini telescopes at this object immediately after its discovery", said Gemini Director Laura Ferrarese, who coordinated the Gemini South observations for Meech's group.


Padmavati row: Question raised over silence of SRK, Amitabh

Padmavati row: Question raised over silence of SRK, Amitabh

The film has reportedly been given a go-ahead by the British Board of Film Classification. Gujarat became the fourth BJP ruled state to ban the film . The movie director Sanjay Leela Bhansali has denied the allegations of distorting history. "If historical facts are distorted, and if anything is shown or said in the movie against the respect of the country's mother, Padmavatiji', then that movie can not be allowed for release in Madhya Pradesh", Chouhan said while addressing members of the ...