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Sci-tech VAMPYR Set To Release June 5th
Author: 0 VAMPYR Set To Release June 5th

Now, as the webseries comes to a close with it's fourth and final episode, we've learned more about the story, and a release date has been finally been revealed. As such, exploration, investigations, combat, player encounters and all the choices are intertwined with the game's narrative. As a doctor, you must find a cure to save the city's flu-ravaged citizens.

Sci-tech Users 'Extremely' Disappointed on Latest Snapchat Update
Author: 0 Users 'Extremely' Disappointed on Latest Snapchat Update

Honestly, the best way to avoid the whole mess is to turn off automatic updates . Ads on Snapchat also led to a 22% increase in first choice - another key box office metric, this time measuring how many consumers rank a movie as their first choice among upcoming movies.

Sci-tech Windows 10 S Will Let You Skip Passwords Forever
Author: 0 Windows 10 S Will Let You Skip Passwords Forever

These apps are built on or optimized by web technologies like Cache API, Fetch networking, Push notifications, Service Worker, and Web App Manifest. But according to Microsoft, there can't be one recommendation out of UWP and PWA as "the Universal Windows Platform fully embraces the Progressive Web Apps" and EdgeHTML is also the foundational base of UWP apps.

Sci-tech South Korean president to meet North Korean leader's sister
Author: 0 South Korean president to meet North Korean leader's sister

Although North Korea said its delegates had no willingness to meet Pence, the vice president again did not rule out the possibility of a meeting on the sidelines of the games. The North's state media also showed what appeared to be intercontinental ballistic missiles on launchers as thousands of North Koreans filled Kim Il Sung Square, named after Kim Jong Un's grandfather.

Sci-tech Snap Inc. Soars After Surprise Q4 Earnings
Author: 0 Snap Inc. Soars After Surprise Q4 Earnings

Vetr lowered shares of Snap from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $22.73 target price on the stock.in a research report on Thursday. Consider that the 12-month price target boasts upside potential of 5% from where the stock is now trading, suggesting those playing it safe also have optimism on Snap's prospects.

Sci-tech Overwatch Year Of The Dog Event: Soon Coming With a New Map
Author: 0 Overwatch Year Of The Dog Event: Soon Coming With a New Map

Here's to happiness, prosperity, good fortune, and great fun. While Overwatch's six new skins in the Year of the Dog event are quite attractive, some fans may lament the fact that they lack some of last year's Lunar New Year cosmetics. Widowmaker, Phara, Genji, McCree, Mercy, Zarya, Junkrat, D Va, Roadhog, Symmetra, Ana, Bastion, Mei, Zenyatta, Tracer, Winston, and Reinhardt will all be getting into the spirit of Chinese new year with some holiday themed skins.

Sci-tech Twitter surprises with revenue turnaround, shares surge
Author: 0 Twitter surprises with revenue turnaround, shares surge

Total revenue for the 2017 fiscal year was $2.4 billion. Consensus earnings estimates are far from flawless, but they are watched by many investors and play an important role in measuring the appropriate valuation for a stock. The company believes that continued strength in Asia Pacific coupled with improvement in certain EMEA markets backed growth in worldwide markets. In the quarter, total expenses declined 14% year over year to $511 million.

Sci-tech Ayodhya dispute: Next hearing in Supreme Court on March 14
Author: 0 Ayodhya dispute: Next hearing in Supreme Court on March 14

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and two other judges - Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice S Abdul Nazeer will hear a total of 13 petitions over the disputed site in Ayodhya at around 2 pm on Thursday. "Once we start hearing the case, it will go on", the apex court said. The disputed plot has been divided among the Sunni Waqf Board, a Hindu organisation called the Nirmohi Akhara and Ram Lalla or Infant Rama, which is represented by the Hindu Mahasabha for the construction of the ...

Sci-tech Samsung starts rolling out Android Oreo update for Galaxy S8 and S8+
Author: 0 Samsung starts rolling out Android Oreo update for Galaxy S8 and S8+

However, the official stable update is not released yet. This would be a big update, since most users have been waiting for Oreo for quite some time. Right now there is no clarity on how many people in Vietnam have installed the update on their devices. Like all other software updates , the over-the-air (OTA) release of the Oreo update will be gradual, so don't get impatient if the update notification doesn't pop up on your phone.

Sci-tech Amazon to start Whole Foods deliveries in some cities
Author: 0 Amazon to start Whole Foods deliveries in some cities

Now it's fully embracing the supermarket chain as part of its identity by making its goods available for purchase via Amazon's Prime Now service . Prime customers in Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas, and Virginia Beach can now have their Whole Foods groceries delivered by Amazon in two hours for free, or within one hour for $7.99, for orders of $35 or more.

Sci-tech Why is the first modern Briton called Cheddar Man?
Author: 0 Why is the first modern Briton called Cheddar Man?

The team found Cheddar Man had "genetic markers of skin pigmentation usually associated with sub-Saharan Africa", adding that this was "consistent with a number of other Mesolithic human remains discovered throughout Europe". "They came here very probably by boat". In terms of diet, they would have lived off the land, eaten a considerable amount of fish and hunted wild boar.

Author: 0 Elon Musk's Tesla announces biggest quarterly loss ever

But it was also a year of manufacturing setbacks that Musk said, last quarter, had put the Model 3 "deep in production hell". Despite the production hiccups, the company still aims to make some 1 million cars per year by 2o20, Musk said on Wednesday.

Sci-tech North Korea stages military parade before delegation flies south for Olympics
Author: 0 North Korea stages military parade before delegation flies south for Olympics

There he will meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and visit troops at Yokota Air Base before departing for Seoul on Thursday, where he will meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. "And we will continue to", he said. US Vice President Mike Pence departed for a trip to Japan and South Korea on Monday with a stark message that countries should not be fooled by what the White House sees as a North Korean attempt to overshadow the 2018 Olympics with propaganda.

Sci-tech Rumored Huawei P20 could have three rear camera lenses
Author: 0 Rumored Huawei P20 could have three rear camera lenses

We already know what the camera sensors do, as one handles the RGB and the other on pure monochrome. What this implies is that the device that would likely be unveiled with a triple camera setup and also come with Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Sci-tech Sri Lanka opt to bat first
Author: 0 Sri Lanka opt to bat first

However, the excitement for the final Test of the series , which begins on June 23, goes a notch up as it will be the maiden day and night Test in the islands. Is Test cricket under the floodlights gaining popularity? Mendis at the age of 35 is the oldest Sri Lankan player in the squad and the last time he represented the country was during 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, but his last T20I was against South Africa back in 2013.

Sci-tech SpaceX blasts off Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster into space
Author: 0 SpaceX blasts off Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster into space

However, thanks to SpaceX visionary Elon Musk, there's a new image burned into our brains: A spacesuit-clad mannequin in the driver's seat of a red Tesla Roadster. The rocket's second stage will attempt to place the auto into an Earth-Mars elliptical orbit around the Sun. If you want a glimpse of the journey, SpaceX is streaming it online, with multiple live views of Starman's adventure.

Sci-tech New cancer injection eliminates tumors in mice
Author: 0 New cancer injection eliminates tumors in mice

The boosters eliminated the tumors in the mice by activating T-cells - essential parts of our immune systems - housed in the tumors, the Stanford Medicine News Center said. Cancer may recur because small areas of cancer cells remained in the body after treatment. When they leave one cell they then travel through the body to find and destroy other identical tumors throughout the body.

Sci-tech Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster bound for asteroid belt after Falcon Heavy launch
Author: 0 Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster bound for asteroid belt after Falcon Heavy launch

The rocket is as powerful as those used in the Apollo missions and essentially restores the possibility of flying missions with crew to the moon or Mars. In fact, SpaceX already has a gig lined up: hauling a large communications satellite for an operator in Saudi Arabia sometime in early 2018. Musk, who also runs the electric vehicle company Tesla, sent his Roadster into a long solar orbit stretching out to Mars.

Sci-tech JLR Classic is Building Brand New Jaguar D-Type Continuation Cars
Author: 0 JLR Classic is Building Brand New Jaguar D-Type Continuation Cars

Coming to replace the C-Type, Jaguar's D-Type kept the 3.4-liter XK engine, but engineers slapped it with triple Weber carburetors, bumping the power output to 245 hp. There are also significant differences between long and short nose versions, with the later cars getting extended front end, tail fin, wide-angle cylinder head and quick-change brake calipers.

Sci-tech Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition will support cross-play with Xbox One
Author: 0 Final Fantasy XV Windows Edition will support cross-play with Xbox One

While there aren't any images for us to look at, as the screenshots were shown exclusively for those who attended the event, fans were able to share some details from the talk event along with what they saw from the screenshots. It's been nearly a year since we've heard anything about the Final Fantasy VII remake . We haven't gotten too many updates on the game since then, but we heard a while back that the developers were planning on releasing the game in episodic form.

Author: 0 QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) now has an analysts' mean recommendation of 2.5

The institutional investor held 142,270 shares of the radio and television broadcasting and communications equipment company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $7.38 million, up from 14,976 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Another trade for 4,740 shares valued at $245,919 was made by STERLING MICHELLE M on Sunday, August 20. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

Sci-tech Ford Ranger Raptor debuts with a diesel
Author: 0 Ford Ranger Raptor debuts with a diesel

It was just last month that Ford revealed the new US-market Ranger at the Detroit Auto Show , and now the wraps are finally off the highly-anticipated Raptor version of the small truck. Holding a strong presence, each tyre measures 838mm in diameter and 285mm in width. The 2019 Ranger FX4 is one of several trims that the American pickup will be offered in, and it comes close to the Ranger Raptor in a number of ways.

Sci-tech Pornhub and Twitter are banning 'deepfake' face-swap porn videos
Author: 0 Pornhub and Twitter are banning 'deepfake' face-swap porn videos

The internet's largest porn site is banning fake videos which harness artificial intelligence to edit the faces of female celebrities onto the bodies of pornographic actors. "Nonconsensual content directly violates our terms of service and consists of content such as revenge porn, deepfakes or anything published without a person's consent or permission".

Sci-tech New Emoji Coming to iOS Devices Later This Year
Author: 0 New Emoji Coming to iOS Devices Later This Year

In what is definitely the biggest news to hit the state of ME possibly ever, there will soon be an official lobster emoji. Android release dates are a little less predictable, but before the end of the year is a good bet. Among the other emojis in the newest batch - scheduled for release in Jun 2018 - are a mosquito, a pirate flag, a woman superhero and a softball. The rule says that "apps and extensions, including third party keyboards and Sticker packs, may not include Apple emoji".

Sci-tech The Walt Disney Co Q1 Earnings Rise
Author: 0 The Walt Disney Co Q1 Earnings Rise

Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) has risen 47.53% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.41% the S&P500. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust decreased its stake in Disney Walt Co ( DIS ) by 73.08% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Sci-tech Smart home business Nest to fold back into Google
Author: 0 Smart home business Nest to fold back into Google

It doesn't really make sense to have two separate organizations developing hardware that is meant to work together seamlessly; it's far more efficient to unify the teams for deeper collaboration and more fruitful development. Nest, which Google bought four years ago for $3.2bn (£2.3bn) prior to the major restructuring which saw Alphabet created, will be combined with Google's hardware team.

Sci-tech HTC Launches Their Flagship Smartphone U11
Author: 0 HTC Launches Their Flagship Smartphone U11

The U11+ has HTC's signature "Liquid Surface" design. It packs in a 3,930 mAh battery, providing 30% more battery stamina than the HTC U11. The handset comes with a translucent glass back and will sport IP68 certification for water and dust resistance.

Sci-tech EBay to ditch PayPal for Dutch processor Adyen; PayPal shares drop
Author: 0 EBay to ditch PayPal for Dutch processor Adyen; PayPal shares drop

More than a decade and a half of partnership between the two brands did not stop Ebay from dropping Paypal as its back-end payments provider, as Gizmodo noted. Among these reasons, the e-market platform mentioned lower costs and more control for sellers, citing "a simplified pricing structure and more predictable access to their funds".

Author: 0 Showtime for SpaceX's big new rocket with sports car on top

The Falcon Heavy is an extreme version of this setup, built to lift more and go further: What is essentially three Falcon 9 first stages boost the rocket into space , and SpaceX will attempt to land all three of them. SpaceX's pad was damaged in September 2016 when a rocket exploded. "We are becoming a high-tech hub". Also worth noting - SpaceX says it will send two paying customers around the Moon using the Falcon Heavy at some point in the future.

Sci-tech Azerbaijan's president calls snap presidential vote
Author: 0 Azerbaijan's president calls snap presidential vote

The next regularly slated presidential election was scheduled for October 17, 2018. Mammadov was arrested in 2013 on spurious charges that appeared to be aimed at keeping him out of the presidential elections that year. The president of Azerbaijan has called a snap presidential election. The president was granted the right to appoint snap elections under amendments to the constitution passed at a referendum on September 26, 2016.

Sci-tech Lenovo Recalls ThinkPad Laptops Due to Fire Hazard
Author: 0 Lenovo Recalls ThinkPad Laptops Due to Fire Hazard

The Lenovo website also provides assistance in locating the nearest authorized fix center. Owners of the notebooks manufactured between December 2016 and October 2017, are being urged to turn off their system and refrain from using the affected notebook until the service inspection is complete.

Sci-tech Intel's Vaunt smartglasses take the next step from Google Glass
Author: 0 Intel's Vaunt smartglasses take the next step from Google Glass

At first glance, you will see that Intel Vaunt has no extra glass placed at the corner to project a display on your eyes. A tiny red glimmer keeps appearing on the right lens of the frame but this would not be visible to others easily. Last week, we began hearing whispers that Intel may be launching its own pair of smart glasses at some point this year. Since the laser is beamed on to the back of the retina, it's always focused, regardless of whether you have a prescription or ...

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