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Crew In SLS Mega Rocket Flight: NASA Weighing Risks
- February 27, 2017

Gerstenmaier said a gap of three years between an unmanned flight test and a crewed mission is normal as it requires platform preparations at the Kennedy Space Center. As a starting condition, NASA would maintain the Interim Cryogenic Propulsion stage for the first flight. Carrying memorabilia and toys with no personnel, the capsule zoomed into an orbit of Earth in 2014 after being powered by a Delta IV rocket. (more...)
Apple iPad Pro 2 release date delayed? Specs and features update
- February 27, 2017

Several reports have suggested that the Cupertino firm could even announce iPad Pro 2 - in 12.9 and all-new 10.5-inch sizes - this March, alongside a new 9.7-inch iPad Air and 7.9-inch iPad mini. Apple has always been secretive about its plans but reports from various reputable sources may be able to confirm what the company intends to do with the iPad refreshes. (more...)
Kansas Shooting: Telangana IT Minister meets Kuchibhotla family in Hyderabad Kansas Shooting: Telangana IT Minister meets Kuchibhotla family in Hyderabad
- February 26, 2017

A GoFundMe page has also been started for Grillot , the man who tried to intervene in the shooting of the Indian men and was shot himself. The FBI is working with the Olathe Police Department to determine whether the shooting was bias-motivated and the victims' civil rights were violated, FBI special agent in charge Eric Jackson said during Thursday's press conference. (more...)
O'Keefe's six puts Australia in command against India O'Keefe's six puts Australia in command against India
- February 26, 2017

Warner, who had tackled the Indian spinners with good feet movement, was the first of Umesh's four victims, falling to a good length delivery that hit the bat en route to stumps just before the lunch break. The best thing about Nathan is that he takes that in his stride and we're willing to communicate in how we can improve and we do that throughout the match. (more...)
Blackberry's Newest Blackberry Wasn't Made By Blackberry
- February 26, 2017

The KEYone isn't for everyone, but is it for you? Who said that one had to keep the device a surprise till the day of its announcement? Called the BlackBerry KEYone, the Android-operated device featuring the beloved QWERTY keyboard is the first launched under TCL's licensing agreement with BlackBerry to use its brand. (more...)
OMSI to host viewing party for total solar eclipse OMSI to host viewing party for total solar eclipse
- February 25, 2017

ET, which lasts about 1 minute and 22 seconds, when the eclipse ribbon is 59 miles wide. Although we won't see a total solar eclipse here in Florida - a very impressive partial solar eclipse is expected with more than 80% of the sun obscured by the moon. (more...)
Apple Watch Series 3 To Have A New Touchscreen Technology
- February 25, 2017

The use of this new display is expected to improve the manufacturing aspect of the Apple Watch Series 3, compared to its predecessor. It has been added that TPK Holdings will focus on 3D sensor-based touch panels for smartphones and will cease the production of touch panels for Apple Watch in order to return to profitability. (more...)
Scientists discover tiny new frogs in India Scientists discover tiny new frogs in India
- February 25, 2017

It was conducted by two Delhi University-based researchers in the Western Ghats. Now the total number of known night frog species has increased to 35, of which 20 percent are diminutive in size. Nicole F. Angeli , a herpetologist and research associate at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, agreed that this sort of research is crucial to the future of conservation efforts in the Western Ghats and beyond. (more...)
What are analysts Suggestions on: The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW)
- February 25, 2017

The number of shares now owned by investors are 1.22 bln. Buy rating has been given by 8 analysts to the company stock whereas 1 analyst given UNDERPERFORM rating to stock and 5 analysts given HOLD rating. The firm earned $12.48 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.01 billion. Now, the FactSet Research estimate calls for Q1 2017 earnings of US$0.96. (more...)
NASA discovered seven nearby planets that could support life
- February 23, 2017

The diameter of TRAPPIST-ONE is about 8 per cent of the sun's size. NASA has taken a momentous step forward in their quest to find life-sustaining planets outside our solar system, revealing the discovery of seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star. (more...)
Nintendo Justifies Zelda Season Pass, Narrative Tricks Revealed
- February 23, 2017

Even if consumers aren't ready to drop $299 on a Nintendo Switch next Friday, there is still the Wii U version of Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to keep them entertained. "And you can see that in the fact that it's not... the DLC is not launching the day after the game or the week after. And that's because the content is in development". (more...)
Finally! Spectacles are available online Finally! Spectacles are available online
- February 22, 2017

Ordering the smartglasses today would secure one with a pair that's due to arrive two to four weeks later. For $129.99, the glasses, sold in coral, black and teal colored frames, let wearers film " snaps " at the touch of a button. In the document, Snap noted that Spectacles did not generate significant revenue for the company. They launched last September and were popular in part, because they were cheaper and more approachable than Google's high-end Glass wearable. (more...)
Oil rises in thin trade, but swelling U.S. output caps rally Oil rises in thin trade, but swelling U.S. output caps rally
- February 22, 2017

In September, OPEC agreed in principle to cut oil production in an effort to drive prices back up. Despite signs that OPEC's agreement is holding, inventory levels are still very high in many parts of the world. On the fundamental front, we got word that OPEC is looking to step up its compliance with the late-November supply cut accord. My colleague Kim Cramer Larsson highlighted in this update earlier how WTI crude oil is attempting to break out of the narrowing range we have ... (more...)
WhatsApp reinvents status feature to celebrate 8th anniversary WhatsApp reinvents status feature to celebrate 8th anniversary
- February 21, 2017

The Status tool will let people share photos, videos and animated GIFs with friends, all of which will disappear after 24 hours. You can spice things up by doodling on your creation, or adding things like emoji and text. This change will be rolled out to the users in the coming updates. By the way, TechCrunch reports that WhatsApp now has 1.2 billion monthly users worldwide, and they are sending 60 billion messages a day. (more...)
SpaceX rocket launches into orbit, booster returns to earth
- February 21, 2017

Last-minute technical issues forced SpaceX on Saturday to delay its first-ever launch from NASA's historic station in Cape Canaveral, Florida . The caution on the part of SpaceX makes sense, given the September 1 explosion of a Falcon 9 rocket that had multiple negative consequences (even if short-term) for the company. (more...)
Portal, Half-Life Writer Erik Wolpaw Has Left Valve
- February 21, 2017

In the world of the vignette, he also contributed to the official comics of Team Fortress . Marc Laidlaw , a former employee of Valve who left the company previous year, gave Wolpaw a witty farewell via his Twitter account. Laidlaw was the sole writer for Half-Life 1 and 2 and was assigned the Lead Writer for Half-Life 2: Episode 1 . He also worked on the first Psychonauts and is now working as a writer on Psychonauts 2 . (more...)
UK's May says Lords must respect people's will on Brexit
- February 21, 2017

The legislation is not expected to be blocked by lords, but the government could be forced into making concessions as it does not have a majority in the upper house. The House of Lords has been warned not to turn its Brexit Bill debate into a "slanging match" that pits "the peers against the people". She added: "This Bill is not the place to try and shape the terms of our exit, restrict the Government's hand before it enters into complex negotiations or attempt to re-run the referendum". (more...)
Active Volume Stock: Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD)
- February 17, 2017

One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and twenty-nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock touched its high share price of $199.83 on Feb 14, 2017 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on Feb 25, 2016 as $115.17. (more...)
PewDiePie Dropped by Disney, YouTube Over Anti-Semitic Videos
- February 16, 2017

It isn't the only way to advertise on the service, but YouTube highlights it on a special page as a way of accessing "the top 5 per cent of content on YouTube" and feature "alongside some of the most engaging and brandsafe content" on the site. (more...)
Mexicans to stage largest protests against Trump and his border wall plan
- February 14, 2017

Many said that the march was sparked by Mr Trump's contentious pledge to "build a wall" to keep out Mexican immigrants from the US. Anti-Trump protesters in Mexico are holding marches today (12 February) across 20 cities in defiance over the U.S. (more...)
Glory to Mankind 119450310
- February 14, 2017

Developed by Square Enix and PlatinumGames, NieR: Automata is a successor to the 2010 action-RPG NieR , which was released on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox One. In the forsaken wasteland below, the war between the machines and the androids rages on. Automata will be available March 7 for PlayStation 4 and PC in North America. (more...)
Weather stops SpaceX from blowing up more satellites
- January 11, 2017

SpaceX had gotten as far as completing a test firing on the launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base. At the time, SpaceX was targeting a Monday launch of Falcon 9 from a pad at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base to send 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into orbit for satellite operator Iridium. (more...)
Google Patches Up Severe Exploit in the Nexus 6 and Nexus 6P Google Patches Up Severe Exploit in the Nexus 6 and Nexus 6P
- January 10, 2017

Details have emerged on one of the high-risk vulnerabilities that Google patched in last week's Android Nougat update, a bug that could allow an attacker to force a phone into a special boot mode that then gives him access to extra functionality and the ability to intercept calls and take other actions. (more...)
Nissan Confirms Next-Gen Leaf With ProPilot Autonomous Driving Nissan Confirms Next-Gen Leaf With ProPilot Autonomous Driving
- January 10, 2017

Ghosn said the new LEAF is coming in the near future and represents the next chapter of Nissan Intelligent Power . The second-gen Nissan Leaf has been in the talk process from over a year now, however, it is just now, at CES 2017, that the auto has been formally affirmed. (more...)
Aldi rakes in record sales over Christmas
- January 10, 2017

The German-owned chain total revenues for December lifted 15% compared to a year ago, lifted by sales of over two million bottles of the Italian sparkling wine, a rate of nearly 69,000 bottles per day. It came after widely reported criticism of the chain from one analyst, airing claims that customers were being put off by long queues, untidy stores and crowded auto parks. (more...)
Most of the Google Hangouts API is Being Killed on April 25th Most of the Google Hangouts API is Being Killed on April 25th
- January 08, 2017

For users, it means that you'll no longer be able to use the tools that enhance the functionality off Hangouts, such as launching a customer service call from sites that have integrated a button, use custom media effects (no more virtual moustaches and hats on your calls!) or use numerous productivity tools that have integrated. (more...)
The IAMGOLD Corp (IMG) PT Raised to C$7.50
- January 08, 2017

IBC upgraded IAMGOLD Corp (USA) (NYSE:IAG) on Monday, June 27 to "Sector Performer" rating. In the trailing 12 months period, return on assets ratio of the Company was -18.60% and return on equity ratio was -30.50% while its return on investment ratio was -29.70%. (more...)
Novartis in $1.6 bln deal for Ionis, Akcea drugs
- January 08, 2017

Novartis AG NVS, +2.00% has agreed to pay up to $1.6 billion to Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc. Both drugs aim to lower the level of cholesterol-carrying proteins in the blood and reduce the risk of certain cardiovascular diseases developing. (more...)
NASA astronauts install power upgrade on ISS NASA astronauts install power upgrade on ISS
- January 08, 2017

With this, Epps will become the first African-American space station crew member when she launches on her first spaceflight in May 2018. " The space station will benefit from having them on board ", said Cassidy. Lithium-ion battery cells made in Japan have been installed on the International Space Station. "Therefore, we need to build larger tools that have specially designed handles and triggers that make it easier for them to work in their suits". (more...)
Research Report for: General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Research Report for: General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)
- January 08, 2017

The Company owns or has ownership interests in several electrical generating facilities providing it with a generating capability of over 2,055 Megawatts. The business had revenue of $29.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $29.64 billion. During the same period a year ago, the firm earned $0.29 EPS. (more...)
Kingston launches world's largest flash drive Kingston launches world's largest flash drive
- January 07, 2017

However, when external hard drives came along with their 500GB and up capacity, flash drives lost their place as the premier storage options for both casual and professional consumers. Still, the high spec 2TB version should provide more than enough of a boon to justify interest, at least. However, given that the HyperX DataTraveler Predator's original RRP was a whopping £1,169.99 at launch, and even now, two and a half years later, will cost you the wrong end of £580, then when the device is ... (more...)
Toyota debuts its Concept-i at CES Toyota debuts its Concept-i at CES
- January 07, 2017

The engineers at Toyota would like to wow us with their vision of what a auto in the future would look like, kicking things off with "Yui". "Thanks to Concept-i and the power of artificial intelligence, we think the future is a vehicle that can engage with people in return". (more...)
New BlackBerry Phone To Hit The Market New BlackBerry Phone To Hit The Market
- January 07, 2017

Rather, the company promised to launch its all new BlackBerry Mercury at the MWC event that will be happening next month. TCL did not give its official name, but president and GM Steve Cistuli referred to it as the Blackberry Press, which observers say is very similar to previously leaked smartphone codenamed Blackberry Mercury. (more...)
Should You Buy International Business Machines Corp
- January 06, 2017

Shares of International Business Machines Corp . Pillar Pacific Capital Management LLC now owns 36,890 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $5,599,000 after buying an additional 414 shares in the last quarter. has 52-Week high of $38.25 and 52-Week Low of $19.47. According to Zacks Investment Research , based on 9 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $4.91. (more...)
Azealia Banks Gets Suspended From Facebook Azealia Banks Gets Suspended From Facebook
- January 06, 2017

Banks' latest incident comes just a few days after she horrified social media users by revealing that she sacrifices chickens. "Which one?" she wrote, reports XXL Mag . In true Banks fashion, she was very unapologetic about offending an entire nation. "This stuff is all so effortless". The controversial rapper posted a video showing a closet allegedly filled with three years worth of dried blood, which she started to clean out using power tools. (more...)
Lenovo's ThinkPad T470 2017 is Lighter and More Secure Lenovo's ThinkPad T470 2017 is Lighter and More Secure
- January 06, 2017

The X1 Yoga should be available at the same time, starting at $1,499. Lenovo's popular ThinkPad X1 series has also been updated with Kaby Lake processors across the board. In China, the Lenovo smart home Smart Assistant speakers will utilize local search engine providers to deliver similar capabilities. The Carbon edition starts at $1,349 and goes on sale next month. (more...)
New Comcast Gateway Update Can Manage Your Entire Home New Comcast Gateway Update Can Manage Your Entire Home
- January 06, 2017

By the end of the year, Comcast expects over 15 million of its broadband customers will have access to the new features, after it starts rolling out the new Advanced Wireless Gateway . The new offering, a free addition, will run on a new app for mobile devices and a Web portal and will also be integrated with the X1 voice remote . (more...)
Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station Powers Dual 4K Displays Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station Powers Dual 4K Displays
- January 06, 2017

The SD5000T Thunderbolt 3 Dock is powered, and can supply up to 85W of power to a connected laptop, making it one of the few docks we've seen that can charge larger computers like Apple's newest 15-inch MacBook Pro. On the rear of the device are two Thunderbolt 3 ports, a USB 3 port, gigabit ethernet, DisplayPort, and audio in and out jacks. According to the manufacturer, the DEC will grant the 2016 MacBook Pro owner with a monumental 4TB of storage and it also brings back the SD card slot ... (more...)
HTC unveils two new accessories for Vive VR system
- January 06, 2017

HTC's TPCast wireless Vive accessory is to get an global launch in the second quarter of this year, the company has confirmed, alongside Vive Tracker components for peripheral makers. The statement then went on to say that the company is more interested in making a stronger system for both the current and future Vive users. Meanwhile, the Vive Deluxe Audio Strap is meant to improve the quality of 360-degree audio consumption by making it more comfortable and practical to use. (more...)
Casio announces new Pro Trek rugged smartwatch with Android Wear 2.0 Casio announces new Pro Trek rugged smartwatch with Android Wear 2.0
- January 05, 2017

It was geared towards those with a knack for the outdoors, featuring a lot of technology for tracking different types of activities all while being resistant to the elements. Additionally, a new Location Memory app will let users customize their maps with markers and text. Beyond that, there's some minor improvements, such as anti-fouling coating on the touchscreen, making it less susceptible to fingerprint smudges. (more...)