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Sci-tech Don't Miss This Celestial Triplet: a Blue Moon, Supermoon and Lunar Eclipse
Author: 0 Don't Miss This Celestial Triplet: a Blue Moon, Supermoon and Lunar Eclipse

The Jan. 31 full moon will occur during perigee - the moon's closets approach to Earth during orbit - and will appear larger and brighter than usual, making it a "supermoon". "The sun, Earth and moon line up so perfectly that the Earth's shadow blocks the sun", Noble said. Unfortunately, for those on the east coast, the moon will have already set by the time the eclipse begins.

Sci-tech Gurugram : Police arrest 18 people in connection with on school bus
Author: 0 Gurugram : Police arrest 18 people in connection with on school bus

The group opposing the film remained defiant and protested against the release of the movie. Terming the school bus attack incident "unfortunate", Sandhu told the media that the mob was controlled in time. The Sanjay Leela Bansali directed period drama was released across the country today despite opposition from the Rajput outfit and several other organisations.

Sci-tech North Korean Women's Hockey Players Arrive To Begin Olympic Training With South
Author: 0 North Korean Women's Hockey Players Arrive To Begin Olympic Training With South

The 2014 BBC World Service Poll, which surveyed the inclination towards unification of South Koreans , 3% of South Koreans viewed North Korea's influence positively and 91% gave a negative reaction. find a different course and engage". The players were sharing the same locker room and the lockers of the North Korean players were deliberately placed between those of their South Korean teammates so that they could become close quickly, according to Yonhap news agency.

Sci-tech Oldest human fossils outside of Africa discovered in Israel
Author: 0 Oldest human fossils outside of Africa discovered in Israel

The recently excavated fossil was found embedded in sediments at an archaeological site known as the Misliya Cave in northern Israel , about 7 miles south of Haifa. The results came back with ages that ranged between 177,000-194,000 years ago. We micro-CT scanned and made 3-D virtual models of the specimen to visualize the internal structures of the teeth and quantify their shapes more precisely.

Sci-tech Sky's NOW TV Smart Stick Costs Just £14.99
Author: 0 Sky's NOW TV Smart Stick Costs Just £14.99

Sky says that the new Now TV Streaming Smart Stick will launch in February and will be priced at £14.99 from Sky . That hardly sounds like it a big deal in 2018, but it's important to remember Now TV has always played second fiddle to Sky's premium services.

Sci-tech 11 billion pieces of plastic bring disease threat to coral reefs
Author: 0 11 billion pieces of plastic bring disease threat to coral reefs

Coral bleaching is caused by unusually warm water. Our research provides one of the most comprehensive estimates of plastic waste on the seafloor, and its impact on one of the world's most important ecosystems. How it happens "remains to be investigated", the study said. The variation of plastic we observed on reefs during our surveys corresponded to the estimated levels of plastic litter entering the ocean from the nearest coast.

Sci-tech Hyundai Santa Fe teased… launching here later this year
Author: 0 Hyundai Santa Fe teased… launching here later this year

The headlamps appear to be slightly narrower and less angular. It is Hyundai's largest SUV , sitting above the Tucson and the more recently launched compact Kona in the range. The grille may change on the next-gen Santa Fe , but the badge won't. Meanwhile, the picture shows a strong waistline, nearly level with the ground, rather than wedged as on the current Santa Fe , lending presence and stance to the new model's profile, and a neatly trimmed glazed area that kicks up at the back ...

Sci-tech Apple Expands California Self-Driving Test Fleet to 27 Cars
Author: 0 Apple Expands California Self-Driving Test Fleet to 27 Cars

California's Department of Motor vehicles past year authorized Apple to test self-driving vehicles in the state. The test fleet started off with three Lexus Rx450h SUVs receiving permits in April. The report specifically notes that Apple has now registered 27 vehicles for autonomous testing as the company reportedly remains focused on keeping pace with the work being done by companies like Waymo and Tesla.

Sci-tech NASA astronaut in ISS conducts first spacewalk of year
Author: 0 NASA astronaut in ISS conducts first spacewalk of year

A slew of government and private experiments have been conducted on the station, which now has a crew of two American, three Russian, and one Japanese astronaut. As usual, advanced microgravity research is ongoing inside and outside the space station. NASA's primary partner on the ISS is Roscosmos, the Russian space agency, and astronauts from Europe, Canada, and Japan also live and work on the ISS.

Sci-tech Hey Siri! Apple's HomePod Smart Speaker Makes Its Debut
Author: 0 Hey Siri! Apple's HomePod Smart Speaker Makes Its Debut

Sonos One supports Amazon's Alexa voice assistant, while future plans include support for Google Assistant. But much like the company's other speakers, the Sonos One fully supports playing Apple Music content through the Sonos app on a smartphone or PC.

Sci-tech Samsung to reveal next-generation smartphone in February
Author: 0 Samsung to reveal next-generation smartphone in February

For all the other surprises, stay tuned to CNET's live coverage of Samsung's February 25 Unpacked event. At the Mobile World Congress, Samsung will be one of the most anticipated brands of the event, but LG, Nokia, and others might steal some of the spotlight with announcements of their own.

Sci-tech Amtrak engineer missed speed sign before train derailment
Author: 0 Amtrak engineer missed speed sign before train derailment

An Amtrak official who was in the lead train of a deadly derailment last month near Olympia told investigators he heard the engineer utter something, looked up from some paperwork and sensed the train was going "airborne", the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday.

Sci-tech Indie hit 'Dead Cells' is coming to consoles this year
Author: 0 Indie hit 'Dead Cells' is coming to consoles this year

In Dead Cells , players take control of a nameless pile of green cells that possess a skeletal warrior. Dead Cells is a rogue-lite, Castlevania-inspired action-platformer, allowing you to explore a sprawling, ever-changing castle in 11 different levels with fluid and fun to play combat.

Author: 0 $0.38 EPS Expected for Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)

Returns and Valuations for Discovery Communications, Inc . The stock decreased 0.76% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $26.13. The hedge fund held 273,740 shares of the company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.61 million, up from 244,750 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Sci-tech Tesla CEO will only be paid if firm meets goals
Author: 0 Tesla CEO will only be paid if firm meets goals

Musk will have to deliver in spades to reach the company's ultimate market-cap goal of a colossal $ 650 billion . Revenue would expand to $175 billion, ahead of General Motors Co. "While this clearly ties performance to shareholder interest, we believe the ulterior motive here is to downplay concerns Musk doesn't remain with Tesla", the analyst explains, adding that on a positive note: "However, the plan does give leeway for CEO succession as Elon can still achieve vesting if he serves as ...

Author: 0 Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Position Increased by Opera Trading Capital

The stock increased 2.43% or $4.05 during the last trading session, reaching $170.7. AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE:ABC) has risen 18.80% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. Mathes holds 3.11% or 6,871 shares in its portfolio. The institutional investor owned 30,928 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock after selling 1,980 shares during the period.

Sci-tech Rocket Lab deploys a star for humanity into orbit
Author: 0 Rocket Lab deploys a star for humanity into orbit

The satellite will appear as a bright, glinting star shooting across the night sky, and is now orbiting the Earth after being launched from New Zealand and successfully deployed to orbit on Sunday, January 21, 2018, NZDT. The Humanity Star orbits the Earth every 90 minutes and is visible from everywhere on the planet at different times. "We need to make big decisions in the context of humanity as a whole , not in the context of individuals, organizations or even nations", stated Beck, ...

Author: 0 Brexit: David Davis and Jacob Rees-Mogg spar over extending Article 50

Davis told Parliament's Exiting the EU Committee Wednesday that the 3 million EU citizens living in Britain will be able to "continue their lives as they are now" after Brexit . "We are only going to be out at the end of transition". It will have 21 months where it can implement new rules. Mogg called this a "really rather weak answer".

Sci-tech Fitbit will officially kill support for Pebble smartwatches this summer
Author: 0 Fitbit will officially kill support for Pebble smartwatches this summer

It's now the only device that runs Fitbit OS, and it's useful to have if you want to test out any apps made with the SDK. Shortly after, it was revealed that Fitbit had purchased the Kickstarter darling for a mere $23 million . However, the company is likely hoping that diehard Pebble fans will eventually convert over to the Fitbit ecosystem of products. Aside from the features and services shutting down above, Pebble watches will continue to work after June 30.

Sci-tech How Fast Is a Wi-Fi Network? Android 8.1 Will Tell You
Author: 0 How Fast Is a Wi-Fi Network? Android 8.1 Will Tell You

The device got the Android 8.0 Oreo update in the November month past year and today, the new Android 8.1 Oreo hits on the slaves of Nokia 8 smartphone . Available as free alternatives to the mobile internet connection, public Wi-Fi hotspots have fallen into disfavour as the 4G network speeds and traffic volume included in subscriptions have become big enough for everyday use.

Sci-tech Bioware confirmed to be working on a new Dragon Age
Author: 0 Bioware confirmed to be working on a new Dragon Age

Dragon Age series executive producer Mark Darrah also publicly confirmed that he is working on both Anthem and Dragon Age . Focusing most of their resources onto one game as it approaches release is nothing new for Bioware . As for Dragon Age 4 , Schreier notes that the game will "still have a heavy focus on characters and story", but will also feature more "live" elements into the game.

Sci-tech Ali Zaryab, Musa steer Pakistan into semifinals
Author: 0 Ali Zaryab, Musa steer Pakistan into semifinals

The left-handed Zaryab compiled a cautious but attractive 111-ball knock which included five boundaries as two-time champions Pakistan reached the target in 47.5 overs after pacers Musa and Shaheen had shared five scalps to help restrict formidable South Africa to 189/9.

Sci-tech Black cab rapist John Worboys 'moved to London jail'
Author: 0 Black cab rapist John Worboys 'moved to London jail'

Worboys is expected to be released imminently having served nine years and nine months after being convicted of 19 charges concerning drugging and sexually assaulting 12 women in London. "Enquiries by officers from the Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Command are ongoing". The Daily Mail last night joined demands for the Parole Board to reveal its reasons for approving John Worboys for release.

Sci-tech Plex adds VR support for Google Daydream
Author: 0 Plex adds VR support for Google Daydream

Plex representatives told Variety that they worked closely with Google on bringing the app to Daydream , and the partnership makes a lot of sense: Video viewing is by far one of the most popular activities on mobile VR headsets, and 360-degree content in particular can take up a lot of storage space on a phone.

Sci-tech SpaceX has test fired its Falcon Heavy rocket
Author: 0 SpaceX has test fired its Falcon Heavy rocket

SpaceX founder Elon Musk plans to launch the heavy-lift rocket in a week or so. With the certification, SpaceX will be able to compete through fiscal 2019 for 11 launches that include three GPS III satellite missions. There was no guarantee of a test firing Wednesday. " Falcon Heavy hold-down firing this morning was good". All of Falcon Heavy's 27 Merlin engines blasted nearly simultaneously for around 12 seconds for the test, creating an awe-inspiring show for onlookers.

Sci-tech Google schedules I/O 2018 for May 8-10 in Mountain View
Author: 0 Google schedules I/O 2018 for May 8-10 in Mountain View

There's somewhat ominous music playing in the background, and you can move around the environment as if it were a normal Street View tour. The current version of Android is called Android Oreo. Google traditionally announces many new products and services, plus updates to both, at I/O. For instance, last year, it added support for Whirlpool and GE appliances, availability on iOS as a standalone app, a developer's kit so it could come to more devices, and several more improvements thanks to ...

Author: 0 Windows 10 Will Show You Everything Microsoft Has On You

Along with the new Diagnostic Data Viewer , Microsoft is launching an improved Privacy Dashboard for all Microsoft Accounts that lets users view their account's Activity History, consisting of data that's been collected from your Windows 10 device.

Sci-tech The best features of Apple's new iOS 11.3 update
Author: 0 The best features of Apple's new iOS 11.3 update

Most notably, iOS 11.3 build 15E5167f contains new battery settings that allow you to view the health of the battery , and control whether your device is being throttled because of it. Apple noted that the new chat feature "doesn't share the user's contact information with businesses and gives users the ability to stop chatting at any time".

Sci-tech God of War Gets April Release Date, New Trailer Online
Author: 0 God of War Gets April Release Date, New Trailer Online

With the new God of War trailer comes a look at this expansive, world-building story, along with the announcement that the next chapter in the Kratos saga will drop in a few months on April 20 . "It also packs in digital content bonuses in the form of 2" Horse and Troll carvings, and a Defender of the Chosen Shield . All Digital Deluxe Edition pre-orders will also include a limited-run God of War physical pin.

Sci-tech What the New Tariff on Washing Machines Means for Consumers
Author: 0 What the New Tariff on Washing Machines Means for Consumers

Upon learning that Trump has not only agreed to the restrictions, but also decided on imposing harsher safeguard measures on its washers, Samsung issued a statement saying the new restrictions will mostly affect us consumers. ( WHR ) said it added 200 new full-time positions at its manufacturing plant in Clyde, Ohio, in anticipation of increased demand following a safeguard remedy decision.

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