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Sci-tech SPECTRUM: Outdoors columnist shares his view on gun control
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Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., who are pushing for reinstating the 1990s-era assault weapons ban and tackling domestic violence, respectively. Guns will not make our schools safer. The firm, which manages close to $6 trillion (£4.3 trillion) in assets, said on Friday the attack had "driven home the bad toll from gun violence in America".

Sci-tech Nintendo Switch Fan Makes Supersized Version of Console
Author: 0 Nintendo Switch Fan Makes Supersized Version of Console

On March 3, 2017, Nintendo Switch hit store shelves all around the world. Launch-day games like Breath of the Wild are affected. The Switch keeps track of when you first played a game, and how many hours of that game you have played, but that data seems to be resetting one year after you first play a game.

Sci-tech 9-1-1 calls of Apple employees walk into glass walls
Author: 0 9-1-1 calls of Apple employees walk into glass walls

And at least one person on the scene said that it would likely require stitches. Cupertino building officials allegedly warned Apple that the $5 billion Apple Park design would lead to just that happening, and per a public-records request by the San Francisco Chronicle , we now have 911 call records from at least three times those officials were proven right.

Sci-tech Apple could release new high-end headphones this year
Author: 0 Apple could release new high-end headphones this year

Bloomberg reports that Apple has been intermittently working on their headphone project for some time, similar to HomePod which was reportedly in production for five years, claiming that the company may scrap the project entirely if they are unable to overcome their "development challenges".

Sci-tech Facelift for Mercedes-AMG C43 at Geneva Motor Show
Author: 0 Facelift for Mercedes-AMG C43 at Geneva Motor Show

These come with a high-gloss black finish and flank a slightly more aggressive diffuser lending the C43 an enhanced sporty vibe. Auto magazines speculate that the new four-door coupe will use the same 4.0-liter, twin-turbo V8 that delivers horsepower ranging from 469 hp to 577 hp.

Sci-tech Hawking explains nothing existed at singularity
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British physicist Stephen Hawking believes that before the Big Bang and the Universe nothing existed. Stephen Hawking has time and again warned against various issues that concern the world at large. "The boundary condition of the universe". The German's theory implies the existence of black holes in the universe. "The universe will evolve from the Big Bang, completely independently of what it was like before", Hawking had stated .

Sci-tech Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ to launch in India tomorrow
Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ to launch in India tomorrow

Airtel is also running a similar pre-booking offer for its postpaid customers. The Samsung Galaxy S9 which was revealed on. Samsung will likely bring only the 64GB and 256GB variants to the Indian market. Both come with the same design, same 8-megapixel autofocus front camera with f/1.7 aperture, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a microSD card.

Sci-tech Jimmy Kimmel dives into Hollywood sex scandal at Oscars show
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Of all the films nominated for Oscars this year, " Get Out " nearly certainly had the most impact, with its unapologetic message (white liberals are racist too), box office success ($255 million worldwide on a $4.5 million budget), and four Oscar nominations, including best picture , actor and director, a stunning haul for an edgy comedy-horror picture.

Sci-tech Smartphone HTC Desire 12 Plus lit up in the details
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The HTC U11+ launched in second half of 2018 is the first ever HTC smartphone to offer 18:9 display . MWC 2018 concluded last week, and while companies like Samsung and Sony launched their flagship smartphones, other manufacturers such as HTC , LG, Xiaomi and Huawei kept a low profile.

Author: 0 Harvey Capital Management Inc. Lowers Stake in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.83 earnings per share. sell-side analysts anticipate that Microsoft will post 3.64 EPS for the current fiscal year. Macquarie Grp Inc holds 21.24M shares. Suffolk Capital Management Llc increased its stake in Citigroup Inc. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.

Sci-tech Auto maker announces autonomous vehicle investment
Author: 0 Auto maker announces autonomous vehicle investment

The company aimed towards Artificial Intelligence and autonomous driving vehicles, however they didn't implement it during that period and now launching the same company with new concept and even more investment. The new company is part of the Toyota Research Institute, which was founded by Toyota in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 2015. Level 3 autonomy requires a backup driver to sit behind the wheel, but Toyota's new company will likely push it closer to the development of a vehicle capable of ...

Sci-tech Cheaper MacBook Air Launch Predicted In Q2 2018
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The analyst adds that the lower price point will help Apple increase MacBook shipments by up to 15 percents this year. So, it will be a good move if Apple brings a cheaper MacBook Air without compromising much on performance side. Dropping $100 off the price would certainly reinvigorate sales, while a slash down to $799 could put serious pressure on mainstream Windows laptops makers, and ignite a new price war.

Sci-tech Google could potentially launch developer preview of Android P in mid-March
Author: 0 Google could potentially launch developer preview of Android P in mid-March

Last year, in March, Google released the first developer preview of Android O (which is now called Oreo). This new feature would allow you to block all incoming calls from any number that isnt in your list of contacts. Besides, some rumors say the future Android 9.0 (Android P) OS will bring dozens of new features, both major and minor, such as the Android 7.0 Nougat brought more than 250 new features and fixes.

Sci-tech Moon to get 4G network coverage in 2019!
Author: 0 Moon to get 4G network coverage in 2019!

For all those people wandering around our great Australian cities and spewing they can't watch a streaming video over 4G because of network access and congestion - we've found a place where you can get access to a brand new 4G network that isn't being hammered.

Sci-tech North Pole surges above freezing in the dead of winter, stunning scientists
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Scientists understanding of the polar regions, in general, is limited. There are no thermometers at the North Pole and satellite measurements go back only to the late 1970s. Moore stopped short of saying that the warm spikes observed in the Arctic in recent years are a sure sign that they are becoming a fixture of the winter Arctic climate; more data is needed, he cautioned.

Sci-tech Full Moons for March 2018: The Full Worm Moon and Blue Moon
Author: 0 Full Moons for March 2018: The Full Worm Moon and Blue Moon

In the eastern sky the full moon will rise at 5:33 pm, and it will set the following day, at 7 am. Unlike February , where there were no full Moons, there will be twin the coming weeks as it is a longer month. Full moons acquired names originally because Native Americans did not record time or use calendars, instead giving names to the moons they saw to help keep track of where they were in the year.

Sci-tech HEB to sell limited-edition reusable Selena bags
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The bags, which are made entirely of recycled material, can be used for multiple purposes, said Quintanilla-Arriaga, including as beach bags, gifts and, of course, shopping bags. In response, Cyndy Garza Roberts, of H-E-B Public Affairs, said in a statement, "We are now working to resolve the issues on heb.com". She says the bags are being offered to give back to Selena's fans as well as to the Selena Foundation.

Sci-tech Surprise! 'Supercolony' of 1.5m penguins discovered in Antarctica
Author: 0 Surprise! 'Supercolony' of 1.5m penguins discovered in Antarctica

Earlier reports using satellite data suggested the colonies may exist, but heavy ice pack is common around these islands-even in summer months-making it hard to access the area to conduct a comprehensive survey. Is it linked to the extended sea ice condition over there? Lynch, who works at the Stony Brook University in NY, said the find will help create new Marine Protected Areas in the region.

Sci-tech Trailer drops for Far Cry 5 short film, coming out Monday
Author: 0 Trailer drops for Far Cry 5 short film, coming out Monday

The trio head to Hope County to follow the leads of missing locals and other odd events, before meeting Eden's Gate leader Joseph Seed, who is played by Greg Bryk ( A History of Violence ) in both the movie and the game. Greg Bryk ( A History of Violence ) plays Joseph Seed in the movie and the game. Players can also get help from Cheeseburger, a friendly (at least to you) bear, and Hurk, returning from previous Far Cry games and wielding a rocket launcher.

Sci-tech Red weather warning extended in Louth until 9am Saturday
Author: 0 Red weather warning extended in Louth until 9am Saturday

There will be no Bus Éireann service to Laois or indeed Leinster and Munster tomorrow, Friday, because of the Status Red Met Éireann weather warning. For more, visit the official Met Éireann website . Southern and eastern coastal counties will be worst affected. They say there are quite a number of people stuck in their cars in the snow in the Dublin area.

Sci-tech GitHub website faces 1.3Tbps DDos Attack
Author: 0 GitHub website faces 1.3Tbps DDos Attack

GitHub has apparently managed to survive the biggest online assault ever recorded. The attack appears to be the largest on record, surpassing the previous record-holder, a 1.2Tbits/sec onslaught launched against Dyn in 2016 . GitHub called in assistance from Akamai Prolexic , which rerouted traffic to GitHub through its " scrubbing " centers which removed and blocked data deemed to be malicious.

Sci-tech Asteroid 2018 DV1 to pass between Earth and moon
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Technically, 2018 DV1 is classified as "potentially unsafe", but NASA uses that term rather liberally: Anything that is more than 492 feet wide and occupies an orbit that approaches within 4.6 million miles of our planet. However, the asteroid which will pass by Earth tomorrow at 00:30 EST (5:30 GMT), wouldn't represent a danger even if it would hit the Earth. In addition, the virtual telescope will also enthusiasts the opportunity to follow another asteroid called 2017 VR12, which ...

Sci-tech Microsoft announces new updates to protect against Spectre and Meltdown attacks
Author: 0 Microsoft announces new updates to protect against Spectre and Meltdown attacks

After being tested, the microcode updates for device manufacturers should be available to other customers as well. While Intel's microcode updates also cover Kaby Lake and Coffee Lake machines , along with Broadwell and Haswell processors , Microsoft is only hosting a fix for Skylake systems for now, with the promise that it will deliver "additional microcode updates from Intel as they become available to Microsoft".

Sci-tech Become Human Gets A Release Date
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The release of Detroit: Become Human will surely herald a fun time for Sony's public relations department. Become Human is the most ambitious game by Quantic Dream. Kara is an Android who broke her pattern and programming when attempting to save a little girl in her care. As per the trailer above, player choice will factor into the story as it is told.

Sci-tech Facebook ends test of two news feeds
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In October, Facebook said it was testing a change in the news feed that separated it into two distinct feeds: one for personal posts from friends and family, and another one called the "Explore Feed", for brands, publishers and other businesses.

Sci-tech India's economy recovers, posts growth of 7%
Author: 0 India's economy recovers, posts growth of 7%

It is projected to grow 3 percent in 2017-18 from 6.3 percent in the previous year, CSO estimates said . The central bank also stressed on the need to push growth through stable financial management. The slow growth rate in the labor-intensive sectors has provided an arsenal to the opposition during the election year, as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party came to the power in 2014 on the promise of generating at least 20 million jobs every year.

Sci-tech The moon actually came from inside our planet, scientists believe
Author: 0 The moon actually came from inside our planet, scientists believe

Now, according to this new model, the moon would very easily have formed in a different way from the Earth , allowing it to exist without the exact same set of elements. They have dubbed the new object a "synestia, ' from 'syn-,' 'together" and 'Hestia, ' Greek goddess of architecture and structures. Both researchers are academically focused on studying what happens when planet-sized objects smash into each other.

Sci-tech NOAA's Satellite Could Track Extreme Weather Resulting From Climate Change
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GOES-S launched under clear skies, which is a good sign for any weather satellite. The objective is to provide NOAA with more accurate and faster forecasts than ever before. It is a Geostationary Operational Environmental satellite that will significantly improve the way scientists and meteorologists track storms, lightning, fog , and fires in the western United States.

Sci-tech Winter Paralympics: Thirty Russian 'neutrals' can compete in Pyeongchang
Author: 0 Winter Paralympics: Thirty Russian 'neutrals' can compete in Pyeongchang

As a core part of the hosting process, the PyeongChang Organising Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Games (POCOG) has launched an initiative entitled "Actualising the Dream", which is aimed at promoting Paralympic winter sports in the Republic of Korea and beyond, raising awareness of Para sport and its athletes, and increasing social inclusion.

Sci-tech Met Office Predicts More Heavy Snow With Storm Emma This Week
Author: 0 Met Office Predicts More Heavy Snow With Storm Emma This Week

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is warning people not to take any chances. Motorists across much of the United Kingdom have been warned against driving unless absolutely essential amid icy conditions and poor visibility, with Lincolnshire police describing travel on "most roads" as impossible.

Sci-tech Brigitte is Overwatch's next Hero… and Torbjorn's daughter
Author: 0 Brigitte is Overwatch's next Hero… and Torbjorn's daughter

Any healing over maximum health provides armor instead. While Torbjörn is known for his weapons, Brigitte specializes in armor and defense. Reinhardt began to train Brigitte in combat and eventually, she chose to join him on the battlefield in order to protect him and "to make the world a better place, one battle at a time".

Sci-tech Police break through Italian mafia houses
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The murders have raised concerns about media freedoms and corruption in Slovakia and sparked a wave of worldwide condemnation. Kuciak had in particular investigated the Vadalà family and its alleged ties with the worldwide crime syndicate of Calabrian origin, 'Ndrangheta.

Sci-tech Green light for Constitutional review of land expropriation
Author: 0 Green light for Constitutional review of land expropriation

But land remains predominantly in white hands more than two decades after the end of apartheid, sparking growing discontent among South African blacks. The loudest group in support of land seizures, the Black First Land First Movement, has denounced the motion as nothing but an "electioneering gimmick" by the ANC.

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