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Sci-tech NASA to Send Autonomous Helicopter to Mars
Author: 0 NASA to Send Autonomous Helicopter to Mars

As for how feasible it is to build the drone, NASA's director of robotic Mars exploration Jim Watzin said that it has performed nearly 90 minutes of testing using a model within a Martian atmosphere test chamber. It will get to Mars by attaching to the belly pan of the Mars 2020 rover. Now, for the first time, NASA wants to send a helicopter to Mars, which is meant to fly in very rarefied Martian atmosphere.

Sci-tech Xiaomi beats Samsung in India again: JioPhone still holds crucial spot
Author: 0 Xiaomi beats Samsung in India again: JioPhone still holds crucial spot

Nearly every phone launched in China is also launched in India with some time gap and now it is expected too that the Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi will also launch the Redmi S2 smartphone in India. Xiaomi claims it's the best selfie camera in the entire Redmi series. It offered 12MP + 5MP dual cameras on the rear and a 16MP single camera on the front.

Sci-tech Honor launches flagship Honor 10 with onboard AI - of course
Author: 0 Honor launches flagship Honor 10 with onboard AI - of course

With that in mind we've created this guide to their similarities and differences to give you an idea of where your money goes and whether the Huawei P20 is worth the extra expense. So far so good, we didn't expect the Honor 10 to be much different from what was already outed in China, but we know what you are most interested in - the pricing scheme for the Wild Wild West.

Sci-tech Nokia X price and full specs leaked a day before launch
Author: 0 Nokia X price and full specs leaked a day before launch

For the time being, Nokia X6 will be launched in China on May 21st. Nokia X6 promotional image. As reported earlier, HMD Global is all set to unveil the upcoming Nokia X6 smartphone in China on May 16. The resultant screenshot was published to China's microblogging site Weibo , including specs, price and a front-back expose. The rear Dual-Camera is 16MP + 5MP and the front camera is 16MP with AI processing unit.

Sci-tech Europa, Jupiter's Ocean Moon, May Shoot Plumes of Water Into Space
Author: 0 Europa, Jupiter's Ocean Moon, May Shoot Plumes of Water Into Space

The orbiter had a close encounter with Europa in late 1997, and what at the time was thought to be a odd anomaly in its data is now believed to be evidence that Galileo actually flew through one of Europa's water plumes. An artist image of the planned NASA space mission to fly over the Jupiter Moon Europa . Research suggesting the possibility of an ocean on Europa was published as early as 1977, after the Voyager mission saw long lines and dark spots, as opposed to a cratered ...

Sci-tech Lost Asteroid 2010 WC9 to come close to Earth on May 15
Author: 0 Lost Asteroid 2010 WC9 to come close to Earth on May 15

An asteroid which was lost in space for eight years is making a reappearance tomorrow - with an alarmingly close whizz past our planet. But the asteroid dashed out of sight and into the darkness of space by December, leaving scientists uncertain where it might be headed next.

Sci-tech Lenovo is teasing the Z5, a true all-screen smartphone
Author: 0 Lenovo is teasing the Z5, a true all-screen smartphone

Phones that feature a display that stretches from edge-to-edge are all the rage right now, but manufacturers haven't yet figured out a way to make an all-screen form that doesn't have some kind of bezel or notch to accommodate front-facing hardware.

Sci-tech Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster revealed
Author: 0 Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster revealed

The base model GT S Roadster can go from 0-60 miles per hour is just 3.9 seconds, while the C model gets there in 3.6 seconds. Mercedes-AMG has introduced the GT S Roadster , a performance-focused variant that slots between the basic GT Roadster and the flagship GT C.

Sci-tech 'Walmart can infuse $3 bn in Flipkart'
Author: 0 'Walmart can infuse $3 bn in Flipkart'

This would be done at a valuation no less than that paid by Walmart under the share issuance agreement. The investment decision means that a valuation of almost $21 billion for Bengaluru-headquartered Flipkart. Walmart said it could appoint or replace CEO and other key executives of Flipkart in consultation with Bansal and the board. A Morgan Stanley study a year ago mentioned that increasing internet and a boom in smartphone adoption, in addition to rapid economic growth, could make ...

Author: 0 Google will remind the user to stop watching videos on YouTube

A user will now be able to disable the sound and vibration alerts in YouTube's notification for a specific time interval that has been set for each day. Users can set a reminder to appear every 15, 30, 60, 90, or 180 minutes. When you see the reminder with take a break, you can close down the app right away or can dismiss the notification and start watching the video.

Sci-tech Apple iPhone X Can Now Play YouTube Videos in HDR
Author: 0 Apple iPhone X Can Now Play YouTube Videos in HDR

Google has released an update to YouTube that adds HDR video playback to the iPhone 8 , 8 Plus, and X. Previously, the feature made its way to those with a Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, Note 8, LG V30, Google Pixel, or the Sony Xperia smartphone.

Sci-tech Google adds shared AR experiences to Android
Author: 0 Google adds shared AR experiences to Android

With Cloud anchors , a single anchor can be placed, and both users can place objects relative to the same anchor, and interact with virtual objects from another user's app, since they are matched within the cloud. Magic Plan lets you create a floor plan for your next remodel just by walking around the house. Multi-user effectivity is actually one of the limitations of early AR platforms, and Google's ARCore is not exempt from it.

Sci-tech Nigeria's President Buhari below pressure to reveal illness
Author: 0 Nigeria's President Buhari below pressure to reveal illness

Also, there is a doctor-patient relationship. The health of the president is a sensitive issue in Nigeria following the death in office in 2010 of then president maru Musa Yar'Adua, which followed months of treatment overseas and sparked months of political turmoil.

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Author: 0 "Exiled" asteroid shouldn't be where it is

Most of these asteroids were ejected toward the Sun, where other carbon-rich objects reside, but some were sent in the opposite direction, toward the outer edge of our solar system . "It's like observing a giant mountain of coal against the pitch black canvas of the night sky", said Professor Thomas Puzia from the Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, who co-authored the study.

Sci-tech Here's What The Critics Are Saying About Alia Bhatt's 'Raazi'
Author: 0 Here's What The Critics Are Saying About Alia Bhatt's 'Raazi'

There is none of the jingoism you'd expect in a Bollywood film in this space and yet it evokes a sense of patrotism, aided by Gulzar's moving lyrics in the beautifully composed Ae watan . Nonetheless, above all the temporary distractions is Sehwat's love for her country and the instinct to protect it at all costs, even her loved ones.

Sci-tech Hackers can use white noise to break into your Alexa
Author: 0 Hackers can use white noise to break into your Alexa

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley were able to activate the AI assistants on smartphones and smart speakers , prompting them to open websites or dial phone numbers. Try as we might, we couldn't discern the difference. The researchers have now demonstrated that automatic speech recognition, too, is vulnerable to such attacks.

Sci-tech NASA adds a drone to its 2020 Mars rover
Author: 0 NASA adds a drone to its 2020 Mars rover

The helicopter has been in development since 2013, and has been considered as a potential candidate to launch to Mars, but it's finally received official confirmation that it will ride in the "belly panel" of Mars 2020 until the rover touches down.

Sci-tech Now you can change voice of your Google Assistant; here's how
Author: 0 Now you can change voice of your Google Assistant; here's how

During this week's Google I/O , the company presented the new Google assistant whose voice and dialog are so natural that it may pass as a real human being. Google Assistant will play a key role in Android Auto as manufactures like Volvo will put a dedicated Assistant button in the steering wheel. The Assistant was able to vary the tempo, tone and cadence of the voice during the conversation when required.

Sci-tech Barclays' CEO fined, but retained, as bank faces more scrutiny
Author: 0 Barclays' CEO fined, but retained, as bank faces more scrutiny

Staley could keep his job. The details include with personal attestations required from those Senior Managers responsible for the relevant systems and controls. The FCA and PRA will monitor Barclay's whistleblowing program going forward . Staley's behaviour fell below the standard we require'. It was the regulators' first case brought under Britain's new senior managers regime (SMR), a post financial crisis reform aimed at making top staff directly accountable for their actions.

Author: 0 SpaceX launches most powerful Falcon 9 yet

SpaceX will try again Friday at 4:14 p.m. ET. SpaceX's upgraded Falcon 9 rocket made its debut Friday afternoon and the rocket's first-stage stuck the landing after a previous launch attempt ended in a scrub. He has said that his goal is to launch the same booster twice within 24 hours. The Block 5 sports numerous upgrades created to make the rocket easier to reuse.

Sci-tech Goldman Sachs, Apple Team Up on New Credit Card
Author: 0 Goldman Sachs, Apple Team Up on New Credit Card

Goldman Sachs doesn't now offer any credit cards, so this would be a foray into a new area for the Wall Street firm. Apple could also get a bounty for new users-the industry often pays $100 for such things. Goldman Sachs has been looking to ramp up its efforts on the credit card front, and it appears to have found a willing partner in the form of Apple Inc.

Sci-tech Analyst raise Nvidia's price targets after earnings
Author: 0 Analyst raise Nvidia's price targets after earnings

Outstanding shares refer to a company's stock now held by all its shareholders, including share blocks held by institutional investors and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. We can't have enough maintenance the once will always reflect the hard, but logically stocks that have grown earnings per allowance sharply in the after are an excellent bet to continue to take effect as a result.

Sci-tech Snapchat Launches A New Redesign After Listening To Users' Feedback
Author: 0 Snapchat Launches A New Redesign After Listening To Users' Feedback

Finally, the app opens in camera mode, just as it did before the redesign. "We learned that combining watching Stories and communicating with friends into the same place made it harder to optimise for both competing behaviours", Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel said at the start of the month, The Verge reports.

Sci-tech Google backtracks, now will tell people a robot is on the phone
Author: 0 Google backtracks, now will tell people a robot is on the phone

The Google assistant did such an uncanny impression of a person, incorporating appropriate nuances wherever needed, that the person on the other end was not able to recognize that he was even talking to real person. It said it will let people know a robot is calling them on the phone. "We are designing this feature with disclosure built-in, and we will make sure the system is appropriately identified.

Sci-tech You can now gift PC games on the Microsoft Store
Author: 0 You can now gift PC games on the Microsoft Store

From there, you can enter the email address of the gift recipient , who will receive the present as a Microsoft Store code. Last year, Microsoft enabled digital gift giving for select Xbox titles and subscriptions using the Microsoft Store.

Sci-tech Sony Announces Plans for PlayStation Showcase at E3 2018
Author: 0 Sony Announces Plans for PlayStation Showcase at E3 2018

You'll have seen some of that coverage recently, but we're going to have a new drop for everybody at E3, at the media event, and you'll be blown away, it's going to be awesome... "And we're taking kind of a different angle on how we're bringing it out ". However, those Sony PlayStation fans who have become accustomed to big reveals at the showcase these last 3 or 4 years, will (unfortunately?) have to settle for the deeper dives into the four excellent looking exclusives mentioned above.

Sci-tech Apple Watch Series 3 with built-in cellular arrives on Reliance Jio
Author: 0 Apple Watch Series 3 with built-in cellular arrives on Reliance Jio

As far as the pricing is concerned, the standard Apple Watch series 3 model costs Rs 39,080 and comes in an aluminium case with a sports band (or sports loop option). For example, if you have your watch on your hand and head out for a run in the morning, the Watch, when out of the BT or Wi-Fi network range, will automatically switch to LTE mode and ensure you get your calls, SMS and other data services you hold on your Watch.

Sci-tech Bank of England to hold rates after data downturn
Author: 0 Bank of England to hold rates after data downturn

That has led to a dramatic reversal in market expectations. The Bank of England adjusts the base rate in accordance with the general economic climate in order to either encourage saving or spending with the general aim of maintaining a prosperous and stable economy.

Sci-tech Sensex opens over 100 points higher, Nifty above 10750; metals, IT gain
Author: 0 Sensex opens over 100 points higher, Nifty above 10750; metals, IT gain

The BSE market breadth was bearish with 1,890 declines and 775 advances. The market ended with marginal losses as investors turned cautious ahead of the Karnataka assembly elections on May 12. Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 1.25 per cent and Japan's Nikkei was up 0.90 per cent in their early trade. Jasani added: "major Asian markets have closed on a mixed note".

Sci-tech Google Pixel 32GB Unlocked (Certified Refurbished) For $219
Author: 0 Google Pixel 32GB Unlocked (Certified Refurbished) For $219

Blass wrote: "Besides the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, and second-gen Pixel Buds, a reliable source tells me - with high confidence - that Google's fall hardware event will also introduce a Pixel-branded watch ". Now, it is being reported that Google is planning on releasing a new smartwatch which will come under the Pixel banner. Also, it is not just coincidence that Qualcomm yesterday announced that it was going to be replacing the abysmal 28nm Snapdragon Wear 2100 SoC with something ...

Sci-tech Whatsapp Black Dot Message can Crash Your App and Phone
Author: 0 Whatsapp Black Dot Message can Crash Your App and Phone

As per the reports, the older the phone, the more it is being affected by the bug. Apple will likely roll out a patch soon, but users victimized by the black dot can try a workaround in the meantime. Once the window for a new message appears, simply cancel it and there, you would have the inbox from which you can delete the problematic message. If you don't have 3D Touch, the steps are slightly different.

Sci-tech Sane Trilogy' Release Date Bumped Up to June
Author: 0 Sane Trilogy' Release Date Bumped Up to June

As announced by publisher Activision , the remastered Crash Bandicoot trilogy will now release on June 29. However, we believe that it will interest a few since the really important thing is that Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is crashing even more systems on June 29th. It also pretty much confirms many rumors that it was intended as a timed exclusive all along, with Sony getting obvious dibs due to their connection to the character and fan outcry for more Crash.

Sci-tech Battlefield 1 Easter Egg Leads to Battlefield 5's Reveal Date
Author: 0 Battlefield 1 Easter Egg Leads to Battlefield 5's Reveal Date

Doing so plays the Battlefield theme tune, makes a zombie noise, and gives players a special dog tag marked with the morse code for "secret revealed". Players from the Battlefield subreddit and Battlefield 1 Easter Egg Discord recently unlocked a sealed door hidden inside the game, which had been locked for the past year with no way of opening it.

Sci-tech Nintendo Announced A New Adjustable Charging Stand For Switch, Launches July 13
Author: 0 Nintendo Announced A New Adjustable Charging Stand For Switch, Launches July 13

While this won't work like a traditional charging station that connects to a television, this is a neat way to play your favorite games during travel without having your Nintendo Switch lose precious power. 3, Dr. Mario , Donkey Kong , Ice Climber , Tennis , and Balloon Fight , with 10 more to be revealed before September . It's a nice little piece of kit, and it should make gaming on the go just that little bit nicer.