9 timeless techniques that will improve your app ratings

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  • Jul 08, 2015
Let’s face it: it is rare to not think of user ratings, or worse, to not strive hard just to get that coveted 5-star crown for your app. User rating on app stores can significantly influence your prospective users, and, therefore it is quite legitimate ...
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The Life of a Serverless Microservice on AWS

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  • Jul 04, 2016
In this post, I will demonstrate how you can develop, test, deploy, and operate a production-ready serverless microservice using the AWS ecosystem. The combination of AWS Lambda and Amazon API Gateway allows us to operate a REST endpoint without the need ...
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Solar plane lands in Dayton, Ohio on latest leg of round-the-world flight

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  • May 25, 2016
An experimental airplane powered solely by energy from the sun landed in Ohio on Saturday night on the latest leg of its historic bid by pilots and developers to fly around the globe without a drop of fuel. The single-seat Solar Impulse 2 aircraft arri...
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Nailed it: scientists describe weird ancient hammerhead reptile

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  • May 07, 2016
WASHINGTON It was a creature so outlandish that scientists say it reminds them of the fanciful beasts conjured up by Dr. Seuss. But would the famous children's book author have thought up a marine reptile with a hammerhead snout it used to snack on alg...
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Orbital presses U.S. lawmakers to end ban on retired missiles

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  • Apr 05, 2016
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Orbital ATK is pressing U.S. lawmakers to end a 20-year ban on using decommissioned intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) for launching commercial satellites and the effort has raised concern among companies that have invested...
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Carbon emissions highest in 66 million years, since dinosaur age

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  • Mar 22, 2016
OSLO The rate of carbon emissions is higher than at any time in fossil records stretching back 66 million years to the age of the dinosaurs, according to a study on Monday that sounds an alarm about risks to nature from man-made global warming.Scientis...
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British astronaut Tim Peake would return to space station 'in a heartbeat'

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  • Jun 22, 2016
FRANKFURT Britain's first official astronaut said on Tuesday he would join another trip to the International Space Station "in a heartbeat" and would love to explore the moon.Tim Peake was one of three astronauts to return to earth on Saturday after sp...
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Biker creates magnificent GPS doodles

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  • Feb 20, 2016
Stephen Lund took the boredom-rite-of-passage, doodling, to a new level by evolving it into a sport. The visually-minded biker has been doodling with his two wheels since January 2015, developing intricate and striking designs with the use of a GPS. Step...
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U.S. Commerce Dept to place restrictions on China's ZTE

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  • Mar 06, 2016
LONDON The U.S. Commerce Department is set to place export restrictions on Chinese telecoms equipment maker ZTE Corp (000063.SZ) for alleged violations of U.S. export controls on Iran, according to documents seen by Reuters.The restrictions will make i...
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Solar plane lands in Spain after three-day Atlantic crossing

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  • Jun 28, 2016
SEVILLE, Spain An airplane powered solely by the sun landed safely in Seville in Spain early on Thursday after an almost three-day flight across the Atlantic from New York in one of the longest legs of the first ever fuel-less flight around the world.T...
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