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Sci-tech Kano Govt. says underage voters clips recorded in 2015 polls
Author: 0 Kano Govt. says underage voters clips recorded in 2015 polls

The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Professor Lai Olurode was a very respected academic before serving as National Commissioner for INEC in charge of South West but posted to the North for the 2015 election. He is one of the most outspoken critics of President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC. The spokesman also described as illegal and unacceptable the partnership between INEC and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on plans to start monitoring the campaign funds of political parties as that ...

Sci-tech Volvo XC40 SUV debuts company's first-ever three-cylinder engine
Author: 0 Volvo XC40 SUV debuts company's first-ever three-cylinder engine

And that's not all. "Our new three-cylinder engine is an exciting development for the XC40 and for Volvo Cars in general", commented Alexander Petrofski, senior director series 40 at Volvo . Speaking about the upcoming Volvo XC40 , this has been one of the most awaited luxury compact cars in India for quite sometime. The important trim levels are Momentum, R-Design and Inscription.

Sci-tech It'll be Vonn vs Shiffrin in final women's ski race at Olympics
Author: 0 It'll be Vonn vs Shiffrin in final women's ski race at Olympics

Others departed in embarrassment, if not downright disgrace. It was the third gold for Klaebo, who tied French biathlete Martin Fourcade for the most so far at Pyeongchang Games. Alpine skier who raced in the 1950s and 1960s. I'm absolutely going to miss it. The United States has a fixation at the Olympics on winning gold. "I remember when she won in Vancouver and I said I wish one day I can be there racing at the top", she said.

Sci-tech New Regulator Filing Suggests Apple Readying Two New iPads
Author: 0 New Regulator Filing Suggests Apple Readying Two New iPads

Speaking of iPad Pro, meanwhile, its worth noting that Apple is believed to be preparing a major iPad Pro refresh for sometime this year. It's the first time the EEC, which executes business decisions for the Eurasian Union, has approved Apple's devices, so it's unclear what devices those model numbers indicate.

Sci-tech Lindsey Vonn takes bronze in Olympic downhill behind Italy's Goggia
Author: 0 Lindsey Vonn takes bronze in Olympic downhill behind Italy's Goggia

Vonn - who is widely regarded as one of the greatest female downhill skiers of her generation - missed out on securing her second Olympic gold during the downhill, losing out to Italian Sofia Goggia . Sofia Goggia of Italy won the women's downhill at Jeongseon Alpine Center. Despite lengthy absences from the slopes, the United States skier has 13 more World Cup victories than any other woman in history and is five wins from equaling Stenmark's record of 86 World Cup victories.

Sci-tech Facebook Messenger Allows Users To Add More People To Ongoing Calls
Author: 0 Facebook Messenger Allows Users To Add More People To Ongoing Calls

With the ability to add more people seamlessly to your calls, you can continue your conversation in the moment, just like if you were together in real life. "Never again worry about skipping a beat when sharing your BFF's spontaneous karaoke performance on Messenger ". Then you had to hang up the call, find the other person you'd like to add by writing him/her a message and after that you could turn it all into a group convo.

Sci-tech Kremlin denies part in U.S. polls meddling
Author: 0 Kremlin denies part in U.S. polls meddling

It is illegal for foreign nationals to contribute to an election campaign or financially back federal, state or local election candidates in the US. There's no better gift to Russian Federation than a continuing investigation that serves to delegitimize the authority of the American president, who is of course the man in charge of the nation Russian Federation considers its chief adversary, regardless of whether the United States is led by a Republican or a Democrat .

Sci-tech Qualcomm reveals reference design for Snapdragon 845 VR headset
Author: 0 Qualcomm reveals reference design for Snapdragon 845 VR headset

Boasting 30% faster graphics performance and being 30% more power efficient than its Snapdragon 835-based predecessor, Qualcomm's newest virtual reality platform sounds like a surefire victor that should really bring the VR scene a bit forward and make it way less dependable on more powerful desktop computers.

Sci-tech Volvo V60 Launches in Sweden
Author: 0 Volvo V60 Launches in Sweden

Based on the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform, the new Volvo V60 wants to set a new standard in the mid-size premium segment with its advanced technologies, luxurious interior and advanced connectivity features. A detection system that can recognise pedestrians, cyclists and large animals (as well as other traffic) is connected to an automatic emergency braking system to help avoid crashes, while sophisticated adaptive cruise control assists the driver with steering, acceleration ...

Author: 0 Vonn's Olympic downhill farewell is a lovely shade of bronze

Knight said before this season that Vonn was competing at "50 to 60 percent" of her physical ability. Vonn missed the Sochi Games four years ago after tearing ligaments in her right knee and has said this will be her last go-round at an Olympics .

Sci-tech Chandrayaan-2 is cheaper than the Hollywood science fiction movie Interstellar
Author: 0 Chandrayaan-2 is cheaper than the Hollywood science fiction movie Interstellar

The mission will cost only Rs 800 crore, whereas the movie Interstellar had cost Rs 1,062 crore to make. Not just that, even ISRO's Mars mission Mangalyaan, which was launched in 2013, was worth Rs 470 crore, about $72.4 million, which is much lesser than the budget of Sandra Bullock-starrer Gravity that cost Rs 644 crore ($100 million).

Author: 0 NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDA) Lowered to Buy at BidaskClub

The shares were sold at an average price of $197.07, for a total transaction of $119,424.42. The institutional investor held 39,044 shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.00 million, down from 44,143 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Sci-tech Xperia XZ2 Compact prototype makes an appearance
Author: 0 Xperia XZ2 Compact prototype makes an appearance

It looks like Sony is continuing its tradition of a small handset with big specs for its next compact device-which is good news given that it's basically the only option available for people who want such a phone . According to the Xperia blog we can expect not one but two smartphones in the form of an Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact. Both the handsets will be powered by Snapdragon 845 chipset and will be offered with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.

Sci-tech Twitter to terminate its desktop app for Mac
Author: 0 Twitter to terminate its desktop app for Mac

Twitter's Mac software has never been great; it's 1.5-star rating in the App Store underscores that fact. The company declared that it will refocus its efforts on "a great Twitter experience that's consistent across platforms" rather than continuing development for Twitter for Mac .

Sci-tech 'Mr. Steven' Net Boat To Catch SpaceX's Next Rocket Fairing
Author: 0 'Mr. Steven' Net Boat To Catch SpaceX's Next Rocket Fairing

Musk's idea is pretty simple. Falcon 9 fairings have typically been thrown away, but Musk figures that if they can be recovered and reused, SpaceX could save $6 million in mission costs. Mr. Steven is expected to save SpaceX millions of dollars. During the launch, Musk informed that it is quite hard to develop a flawless method to recovery the fairing but within six months the company will come out with a solution.

Sci-tech Mets, Vargas agree to $16 million, 2-year deal
Author: 0 Mets, Vargas agree to $16 million, 2-year deal

Vargas joins a rotation that features plenty of talent but lots of health concerns: Jacob deGrom , Noah Syndergaard , Matt Harvey , Steven Matz and Zack Wheeler . Over the next two months, Vargas had a 7.20 ERA, but he won four starts in September. Pitching to the tune of a 2.62 ERA in the first half of the season, Vargas was selected an an all-star.

Sci-tech States Seek Federal Help to Combat Election Interference
Author: 0 States Seek Federal Help to Combat Election Interference

Nielsen issued the statement highlighting the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) recent meetings with state and local election officials, which included classified briefings from USA intelligence officials on cyber threats to US voting infrastructure.

Sci-tech French Ice Skater Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction; Finishes Routine in 2nd Place
Author: 0 French Ice Skater Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction; Finishes Routine in 2nd Place

Papadakis is not the first figure skater to have a wardrobe fail at these Games. 'I told myself, "I don't have a choice". "That's what we did, and we have to be proud of ourselves, delivering a great performance with that happening". Papadakis, 22, and Cizeron, 23, each said they were aware there was a problem within the opening notes of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" at the start of their routine.

Sci-tech Nintendo Switch Linux port delivers web browser, more
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Linux port delivers web browser, more

Fail0verflow, a squad of console hackers, have cracked the Switch wide open and managed to turn it into a Linux tablet. Currently, the Switch can't actually play video via streaming services and there's no front-facing web browser available.

Sci-tech Baaghi 2 Poster: Tiger Shroff looks FEARLESS as Ronnie!
Author: 0 Baaghi 2 Poster: Tiger Shroff looks FEARLESS as Ronnie!

Nadiadwala Grandson took to its social media handle on Monday to share a picture with the caption, "Drumrolls.Our excitement level has just tripled!" Disha is said to have issued a diktat to Tiger that he can not interact with his female co-stars, outside of the time that he is actually shooting with them.

Sci-tech Redesign Reversal, New Tab, GIF Features
Author: 0 Redesign Reversal, New Tab, GIF Features

App redesign: Separates "Friends" and "Discover" pages to create a more personalised experience. Over the next month or so the app plans to roll out a new feature called tabs, a Snap Inc. Just press and hold on the sticker to pin it to something. The "backdrops" feature allows users to add a motif backdrop to their snap by drawing they want to stand outside of the filter.

Sci-tech Jupiter's Great Red Spot will DIE within 20 years
Author: 0 Jupiter's Great Red Spot will DIE within 20 years

This means that Earth's weather systems are usually disrupted before they can get out of control, unlike in Jupiter . This sounds like a pretty long time, especially since the longest recorded storm on Earth lasted only 31 days - Hurricane John back in 1994.

Sci-tech 'Fortnite Battle Royale': Season 3 Battle Pass info
Author: 0 'Fortnite Battle Royale': Season 3 Battle Pass info

Apart from the standard Outfits, Pickaxes, Emotes etc. you'll be able to unlock new types of collectibles: Back Blings, Skydiving FX Trails, and Loading Screens. There are 76 items in total for you to earn in Season 3 . Ahead of the Fortnite season 3 release date, Epic Games gave a rundown of how to purchase the latest Battle Pass .

Sci-tech Spotify Close To
Author: 0 Spotify Close To "Creating Its First Physical Products"

As spotted by Music Ally , a new job opportunity for an "Operations Manager - Hardware Product" lets it be known that the Swedish company is "on its way to creating its first physical products and setting up an operational organization for manufacturing, supply chain, sales & marketing".

Sci-tech Burnout Paradise Remastered officially landing in March
Author: 0 Burnout Paradise Remastered officially landing in March

The remastered version will come to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 16 . Burnout Paradise Boost: Includes two vehicles with unique boost abilities: the Carson Extreme Hotrod and Montgomery Hawker Mech. (At the time of writing, the purchase links were not yet live on the PlayStation Store & Microsoft Store.) The price for Burnout Paradise Remastered will be £34.99 or $39.99 based on what Electionic Arts has compared in the United Kingdom and America respectively.

Author: 0 Next Falcon 9 Launch Delayed Until Feb 21

It will give the company more time to check the rocket's refurbished nose cone. The company run by celebrity rocket man Elon Musk hopes to send up its Falcon 9 on Wednesday morning after twice delaying the launch over the weekend. "Due to mission requirements, now targeting February 21 launch of PAZ". Before SpaceX successfully proved that rockets can be reused, all rocket launches have been one-time-big-time missions, with the rockets destroyed and practically useless after their flights.

Sci-tech Sony Curved Smartphone Xperia XZ2 Teased Ahead Of MWC 2018
Author: 0 Sony Curved Smartphone Xperia XZ2 Teased Ahead Of MWC 2018

The company via its official Sony Xperia Twitter handle has released the teaser and we can see some form of lines or more so ripples moving downwards towards a hand that is underneath. Further, the ripples hint these are sound waves, so it could be possible that Sony might also bring its soundbar speakers or Dolby Atmos to its phones.

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Author: 0 "God's Plan" Has Drake Splashing $1M On Surprised Miami Residents

Shortly before releasing the footage of his various charitable acts, Drake declared the promo was "the most important thing I've ever done in my career". "He said, 'I've read a lot about you, '" James told university newspaper The Miami Hurricane . Highlights in the video include Drake giving a year's tuition to a student at the University of Miami, paying for a shopping spree at a mall for the women of the Lotus House, giving away toys to the entire Lotus House, giving a brand new ...

Sci-tech Tampa Bay Buccaneers release Doug Martin
Author: 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers release Doug Martin

The decision to cut Martin loose will now save the Buccaneers $6.75 million that he was set to earn in 2018 and the Bucs will now have the chance to kick off their search for a new, explosive and dominant running back that can provide a much-needed upgrade to the running back corps this year.

Sci-tech Deputies: Orange County girl, 11, found with abductor at Georgia hotel
Author: 0 Deputies: Orange County girl, 11, found with abductor at Georgia hotel

Officials found the 11-year-old and Byrns at a Holiday Inn Express in Macon, Ga., after tracking the girl's phone. The sheriff says the girl's parents reported her missing Sunday morning. Deputies began to check the area in an attempt to locate Johnson and Byrns. Johnson will be reunited with her family later tonight. He called Byrns a "child sexual predator" based on the 24-year-old's behavior.

Sci-tech Sony jumps into Japan taxi market with AI app plans
Author: 0 Sony jumps into Japan taxi market with AI app plans

It's also said to be considering a sale of its Southeast Asian business. A partnership, as Khosrowshahi hinted at, could help Uber push further into the market. Sony said it was planning a joint venture to offer artificial intelligence technology to six taxi operators, which now own a total of 10,000 vehicles in Tokyo .

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