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Android Pay tipped to launch in United Kingdom next month

When Google hits the contactless payment market, it has the benefit Android Pay will be available to lots of smartphone owners, as Android now accounts for more than half of such devices sold in the UK.

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IPhone will have OLED screen from 2017

However, Chinese news site Nikkei claims that it is now looking to make the switch sooner than expected. In the past Apple has been said to be interested in Samsung’s flexible OLEDs, however the accelerated timeline may mean that they are putting a hold on any ideas of an iPhone with a curved display.

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Oil prices steady as US out falls, eyes on talks

USA commercial inventories of crude oil rose a lofty 10.4 million barrels for the week ending Feb 26, according to data released by the Department of Energy.

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Powerful quake hits off Indonesia, tsunami warning issued

The shallow quake was originally measured by the U.S. Geological Survey at a 7.9, but has been downgraded to a 7.8.

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Abortion at the Supreme Court; all eyes on Kennedy

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court challenge to a Texas law that has dramatically reduced the number of abortion clinics in the state is the justices’ most significant case on the hot-button issue in almost a quarter-century.

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Windows 10 Finally Surpasses XP

Recommended updates are typically downloaded and installed automatically if automatic updates are enabled. Click on Change settings. Thanks to being well received by critics and free to install, Windows 10 has seen 200 million downloads in 2015, according to web analytics firm StatCounter.

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NASA to design supersonic passenger jet without the boom

The plane is being developed under Nasa’s X-Plane programme, which was first established in the 1940s, and will be funded by the Aviation Horizons initiative from the agency’s 2017 budget.

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Tom Clancy sends in the wolves in The Division’s launch trailer

Another game in its range of Tom Clancy games, The Division is set in an America teetering on the brink of chaos following a pandemic.

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Apple files objection in iPhone case with Federal Bureau of Investigation

John Conyers (Mich.), the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, suggested that any such entry point would become the target of hackers, and would inevitably compromise the reputation of USA tech firms desperate to maintain the trust of their users. The FBI wants the tool so it can find the passcode on an iPhone related to last December’s mass shooting ...

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NASA spaceman back from record year flight; gives thumbs up

Two members of the International Space Station returned to Earth after 340 days in space.

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